Here is the schedule of closures for the Thanksgiving weekend:
AQUATIC CENTER: Osborn Aquatic Center will be closed today, although the Turkey Trot fun run will begin outside the facility. The center will be open Friday on a modified schedule, with lap swimming from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and open recreation from 1 to 4 p.m.
BANKS: Banks will be closed today but open Friday.
BUSES: Corvallis Transit System, Philomath Connection, Beaver Bus and Dial-A-Bus buses will not run today; regular service will resume Friday. Also, the CTS free Holiday Trolley will operate from noon to 6 p.m. Friday.
COURT: Benton County Circuit Court will be closed today and Friday.
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: The offices of the Siuslaw National Forest will be closed today; the office will reopen as usual on Friday. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency office will be closed today.
GARBAGE: There will be no garbage collection or recycling service by Allied Waste today. Pickup will be one day later than usual for those with regular collection on Thursday or Friday. Residents should put out carts the night before or early on collection day, as drivers may come by earlier than usual.
HUMANE SOCIETY: Heartland Humane Society will be closed today.
LIBRARY: The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library and all its branches will be closed today and Friday.
LIQUOR: The liquor stores on Washington Avenue and on Circle Boulevard will be closed today, as will the Philomath liquor store.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT: All nonemergency Corvallis and Philomath city offices will be closed today and Friday. Benton County offices will be closed today, although the Sheriff’s Office will continue patrols. County offices will reopen for regular business hours on Friday.
LOTTERY: The lottery and winner claims office in Salem will be closed today and Friday.
NEWSPAPER: The Gazette-Times will be delivered as usual. Our business office at 600 S.W. Jefferson Ave. will be closed today and Friday.
POST OFFICE: U.S. post offices will be closed today. Mail delivery will resume Friday.
SCHOOLS: Corvallis public schools, the district administrative offices and the Corvallis Public Schools Foundation office will be closed to the public today and Friday. The offices will reopen for business on Monday. Philomath public schools and district administrative offices will be closed today and Friday. Oregon State University will be closed today and Friday. Linn-Benton Community College offices and centers will be closed today and Friday.
SENIOR CENTER: The Corvallis Senior Center will be closed today and Friday.
STATE GOVERNMENT: State offices, including the Department of Human Services and Driver and Motor Vehicle Services, will be closed today and Friday.