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City of Ames Holiday Closings for Thanksgiving

Many City of Ames departments and divisions will be closed during the Thanksgiving holiday.

Ames City Hall, 515 Clark Ave., and the Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave., will both be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27, in recognition of Thanksgiving.

The Community Center in City Hall will be closed on Thanksgiving, but will be open from 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27. Municipal Pool will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27. The Ames/ISU Ice Arena will be closed on Thanksgiving and open on Friday, Nov. 27, for public skating from 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. To register for Public Skate or for more information on schedules for Parks and Recreation facilities, visit

CyRide buses will not operate on Thanksgiving. Additionally, CyRide will operate a break schedule from Friday, Nov. 27, through Monday, Jan. 10, 2021, while Iowa State University classes are not in session. All shaded trips noted in the normal school year schedules are not operated at these times and some full bus routes do not operate. For more CyRide schedule information, visit

The Resource Recovery Plant, 110 Center Ave., will be closed on Thanksgiving. The administrative offices will be closed on Friday, Nov. 27, but the tipping floor will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Susan Gwiasda Public Relations Officer,, 515.239.5204

Submitted by City of Ames

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