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Monday is the August Civic Holiday. And while some will have the opportunity to sing in the sunshine, others will toil at their regular jobs. Here's a quick guide to what you can expect to find Monday in Winnipeg.
Most municipal, provincial and federal offices and business are closed.
Residents who normally have garbage collection on Mondays will see no change. The Brady Road landfill will be open from 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday.
Winnipeg Transit will operate on a Sunday schedule on Monday.
All Winnipeg libraries, as well as the Animal Services Agency, will be closed Monday.
Cemeteries will be open for visitation Monday, but the offices will be closed.
The Winnipeg Parking Authority will be closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
Polo Park and St. Vital Centre will be open Monday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Portage Place will be closed Monday.
The Forks Market will be open 9:30 a.m. until 9 p.m., and the Johnston Terminal will be open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Hours vary at smaller malls and stores.
Most Liquor Marts in Winnipeg will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday; hours for each store are listed on the Liquor Marts website. Most private wine stores and beer vendors will be open holiday hours as well.
Assiniboine Park Zoo will be operating normally, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Manitoba Museum will be open 11 a.m - 5 p.m., and the Children's Museum is open 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Winnipeg Art Gallery, which is usually closed on Mondays, will be open 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.
All city leisure centres will be open as usual Saturday and Sunday, but closed Monday.
All indoor swimming pools will be closed Monday, but all outdoor pools will be open. Outdoor pools’ operating hours vary; visit Winnipeg.ca or call 311 for specific hours.
Sixteen wading pools will be open on Monday: Amherst Park, Harrow Park, Dakota Park, Bronx Park, JH Bruns Park, Central Park, Keenleyside Park, McKittrick Park, Norquay Community Centre, Shaughnessy Park, Pascoe Park, Vimy Ridge Park, John Stelle Park, Pirates Park, and Pritchard Park.
The city’s spray pads will also be open. Spray pad hours have been extended from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. "until further notice."
Harbour View, Crescent Drive, John Blumberg, Kildonan Park and Windsor Park golf courses will all be open on the weekend including Monday.