What you should know about Thanksgiving in Farmington

It’s a holiday week, and that means government office closures and delays in trash collection for some residents. Here’s what you should know:

Community Thanksgiving Service

CARES in Farmington Hills and the Farmington Area Interfaith Association will host a Thanksgiving celebration Monday, Nov. 25, 5:30 p.m. The event includes a free, strolling dinner, music, and messages from leaders of local faith communities. Monetary donations and donations of non-perishable food and personal care items will be gratefully accepted. Learn more at facebook.com/events/978239662509780/

Trash collection

Trash and recycling will not be collected on Thanksgiving Day. Thursday routes will be collected on Friday, and Friday’s on Saturday.

Government offices

Farmington and Farmington Hills city offices and the 47th District Court will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28, as will U.S. Post Office branches in downtown Farmington and Farmington Hills. In addition, Farmington and Farmington Hills city offices will be closed on Friday, Nov. 29.

Farmington Community Library

Both branches of the Farmington Community Library will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27 and will reopen on Friday, Nov. 29 at 10 a.m.

Farmington Public Schools

Thanksgiving break begins for students on Wednesday, Nov. 27. Classes resume on Monday, Dec. 2.

6th Annual Turkey Trot

This annual family friendly Thanksgiving Day run/walk, organized by Farmington Mayor Sara Bowman, includes 5K and 1 Mile routes through the streets of Downtown Farmington. There’s a $2 registration fee; meet at the Walter E. Sundquist Farmington Pavilion.

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