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2017 Easter Weekend Hours


Municipal offices, including service counters, will be closed on Friday April 14 and Monday April 17 for the Easter holiday weekend. Other services are scheduled as follows:

EMERGENCY SERVICES – Police, Fire and Ambulance are operational 24 hours a day, every day, and are accessible by dialling “911” for emergency calls only.

LIBRARIES – All public libraries will be closed Friday April 14 and Monday April 17 and will have normal operational hours on Saturday.

RECREATION FACILITY OPERATIONS – Bothwell, Chatham Memorial, Ridgetown, Tilbury and Wheatley arenas will be closed. Other arenas are operating on the following schedule:

Blenheim Erickson Thames Campus Dresden Wallaceburg

BLENHEIM GABLE REES ROTARY POOL will be closed Friday and Sunday, with regular hours Saturday and Monday.
WALLACEBURG SYDENHAM POOL will be closed Friday and Sunday, with regular hours Saturday and Monday.

CULTURAL SERVICES – The Thames Art Gallery, Chatham-Kent Museum and Ridge House will be closed on Friday and open regular hours on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. ARTspace will be closed on Friday, Sunday and Monday, open regular hours on Saturday. The Box Office and administration offices will be closed Friday through Monday.

CEMETERY OPERATIONS – The municipal Cemeteries administrative office will be closed Friday, April 14 and Monday, April 17 (Easter Monday). During this time, Cemeteries staff will be available on call for funeral homes who are in need of at-need lot sales or interment orders. There will be no interments permitted on Good Friday. Area funeral homes have been provided with a list of required advance notice times to arrange burials over the Easter Holiday weekend.

GARBAGE AND RECYCLING – Collection services will only be affected by the Good Friday holiday (April 14). Those residents who would normally receive curbside collection on April 14 will receive it on Saturday, April 15. There are no collection changes for the week of April 17 (Easter Monday). Refer to the 2017 Recycling and Waste Collection Guide for further details.

TRANSFER STATIONS - The Harwich Transfer Station and Wallaceburg Transfer Stations will be closed on Friday April 14 but open on Monday April 17.
Chatham Leaf and Yard Depot - Will be closed on Friday April 14 but open on Monday April 17.

Health & Family Services Building – The Health and Family Services building including the offices of Public Health, Employment & Social Services, Housing Services and Children’s Services will be closed Friday April 14, and Monday April 17. The Employment Resource Centres located at 240 King Street West, Chatham and 786 Dufferin Avenue, Wallaceburg, will also be closed during this time. 

The Chatham-Kent Homeless Response Line is available during that time at 519-354-6628. 
Public Health Clinic Services located at 177 King Street East, Chatham - These services are closed Friday April 14 and Monday April 17. 
Essential public health services are available by calling 1-866-446-8207.

Riverview Gardens – Reception and Administrative offices will be closed Friday April 14 and Monday April 17. Services, activities and visiting hours continue as normal over the holiday weekend. Nursing staff can be reached 24/7 by calling 519.352.4823.

ENTEGRUS AND PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (PUC) will be closed Friday through Monday inclusive. The emergency call number is 519-352-6300.

Provincial Offences Court will be closed Good Friday and Easter Monday.

All CK Transit services (Conventional, Inter-Urban, Accessible) will not be operating on Friday April 14, 2017


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Last updated:
Thursday, April 13, 2017
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