Veterans Day 2015 Closures; Public Invited to Special Ceremony Nov. 11, 2015

first_img Subscribe Business News Community News First Heatwave Expected Next Week latest #1 Veterans Day 2015 Closures; Public Invited to Special Ceremony Nov. 11, 2015 Published on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 | 12:00 pm More Cool Stuff Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. 4 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDScenter_img Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Top of the News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Make a comment The community and all current and former members of the U.S. military and their families are invited to join other local veterans, City officials and community leaders for a special, free Veterans Day ceremony on the steps of historic City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave., at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11. On Friday, Nov. 13, Pasadena City Hall and many City services will be closed in observance of Veterans Day. Specific holiday closures and exceptions are noted below.On Nov. 11, Mayor Terry Tornek and U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Garth P. Massey will lead the poignant ceremony honoring the sacrifices made by the military’s men and women, and their families, in service to our country and protection of our freedoms.At 11:11 a.m., a flyover of City Hall by historic military aircraft will occur. Displays of military vehicles; music by the Pasadena City College Pep Band; uniformed attendance by local high school ROTC units and free refreshments sponsored by Farmer John, Wheatland and the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 809 will be available.Guests include Pasadena area veterans, Pasadena City College veteran students, Pasadena Police and Fire departments and the 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marines. Sponsors include the City of Pasadena, Pasadena City College, Pasadena Senior Center, Pasadena Naval League, Vietnam Veterans of America (Ch. 446), Tuskegee Airmen and The American Legion Post 13.On Nov. 13, Pasadena Fire and Police departments will be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency services. For life-threatening emergencies, always call 9-1-1. For non-emergencies, remember, “If You See Something, Say Something” by calling police at (626) 744-4241.Pasadena residents and businesses with any power emergencies should call Pasadena’s Water and Power (PWP) Department at (626) 744-4673 and for water-related emergencies call (626) 744-4138. PWP’s Customer Service Call Center will be closed for the holiday, but customers can access their accounts and make payments by phone at (626) 744-4005 or online at The City’s Municipal Services Payment Center at City Hall will be closed, but the Citizen Service Center will be available to answer your calls from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at (626) 744-7311.Residents with City trash and recycling service will be on their regular pickup schedule for the week of Nov. 9, including Veterans Day. No pickups for bulky items will be scheduled for Nov. 13.The City’s ARTS (Area Rapid Transit System) and Dial-A-Ride transportation programs will operate on regular schedules both days, Nov. 11 and 13. All parking meters will be free and parking time limits will not be enforced only on Nov. 11. All other parking regulations, including red curb violations and blocking fire hydrants, will be enforced both days. All parking meters will be enforced on Nov. 13.All Pasadena Public Library sites will be closed on Nov. 13. The City’s Recreation and Community Centers also will be closed Nov. 13, but all parks will be open for picnics, fun and festivities. No site reservations are accepted on holidays. The centers resume regular operating hours on Nov. 14.Stay connected to the City of Pasadena! Visit the City of Pasadena online at; follow the city on Twitter @PasadenaGov,, and like the City on Facebook at Or call the Citizen Service Center, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at (626) 744-7311. 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