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Town Holiday Schedule

The town offices will run on holiday schedules from Dec. 23 to Jan. 1, and will be open as follows:

Thursday, Dec. 23

Herndon Municipal Center and Town hall will be closed.

The Herndon community center will be open 6 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Herndon Centennial Golf Course will be open 8 a.m. to dark.

Friday, Dec. 24

Herndon Municipal Center and Town hall will be closed.

The Herndon community center will be open 6 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Herndon Centennial Golf Course will be open 8 a.m. to dark.

Trash will be collected, Monday, Dec. 27.

Saturday, Dec. 25

Everything will be closed.

Friday, Dec. 31

Herndon Municipal Center and Town hall will be closed.

The Herndon community center will be open 6 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Herndon Centennial Golf Course will be open 8 a.m. to dark.

Trash will be collected, Monday, Jan. 3.

Saturday, Jan. 1

The Herndon community center will be closed.

Herndon Centennial Golf Course will be open 8 a.m. to dark.

Safe Holiday Driving

The Herndon Police remind drivers of the dangers associated with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or other intoxicants — including over the counter and prescription drugs.

In an effort to make the community safe over the holiday season, the Herndon Police will conduct sobriety checkpoints and driving-while-intoxicated targeted patrols during December.

Jimmy's Holiday Events

Jimmy's Old Town Tavern will host a no-cover Christmas Eve-Eve party starting at 9:30 p.m. with musical entertainment by DL Funk Brothers and Just.

Herndon Festival Volunteers

Volunteers are needed for the Herndon Festival planning and entertainment committees. Interested members of the community and civic groups from throughout the town are invited to assist the Herndon Parks and Recreation Department in the planning and execution of the 25th annual Herndon Festival to be held June 2-5, 2005.

Volunteers are also needed to serve on the entertainment subcommittee, which will meet once or twice to consider possible performers and make suggestions to the festival executive committee.

For more information about the planning committee call the Herndon Community Center at 703-435-6800, Ext. 2123. Those interested in the entertainment subcommittee should call 703-435-6800, Ext. 2120.

Construction To Affect Elden Street

Construction work required for the completion of the new Safeway on Elden Street between Grant Street and Post Drive is under way. One lane heading eastbound will be eliminated for approximately 60 days. Traffic will be slowed, but should flow smoothly. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes to avoid delays. For more information, contact Hardaway Construction at 1-540-295-5768.

Sewer Reconstruction Project

A contractor for the Town of Herndon will be repairing the sewer system at the locations listed below. Restoration is necessary to meet current standards and eliminate maintenance problems.

The construction will take place with advance notice to all businesses and residences that will be affected. Effort will be made to complete this project with minimum inconvenience to residents, businesses and motorists.

For more information, call the Department of Public Works at 703-435-6860 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m., weekdays.

Sewer reconstruction locations are: Elden Street between Van Buren Street and after Herndon Parkway; Charlton Place - all; Dranesville Road between Madison Forest Drive and Fillmore Street; Missouri Avenue between Alabama Drive and Stuart Court; Stuart Court - all; Virginia Avenue - all; Cordell Way - all; Reneau Way - all; Tamarack Way - all.