CLEVELAND, Ohio — Labor Day weekend is the time to say goodbye to summer, as it’s been dubbed the unofficial end of the season.
People will use the three days for boating, camping, grilling, swimming or enjoying other outdoor activities, and government offices and some businesses will be closed on Monday.
Last year, Labor Day in Cleveland was quite comfortable with highs in the upper 70s, according to the National Weather Service. This year’s three-day forecast reflects this.
Saturday should be sunny with a high of 86 degrees. Temperatures will cool down at night, as they drop to around 66 degrees. Sunday will be partly sunny with a high near 79 degrees and a low of 61 degrees.
The holidays will be sunny with a high of nearly 79 degrees.
Here’s what will be closed and what will be open this year in Cleveland and area:
Federal offices: Firm.
State offices: Firm.
County offices: Firm.
Common pleas, Municipal Courts of the whole region: Firm.
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority: Offices closed. Holiday/Sunday service for trains and buses.
Schools: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, Kent State University and Baldwin Wallace University and the University of Akron do not have classes during the holidays. Local school districts will also be closed.
Libraries: Branches of the Cleveland Public Library and the Cuyahoga County Library will be closed
Shops and gyms: Giant Eagle and Marc’s will be open during regular business hours. ALDI will be open, but with limited hours. Check with your local store for hours. Costco will be closed. Most Walmarts will be open. Check your local store to verify their hours.
French Creek YMCA in Avon, Hillcrest Family YMCA in Mayfield Heights, Lakewood Family YMCA, West Shore Family YMCA in Westlake, West Park-Fairview Family YMCA in Cleveland and Warrensville Heights Family YMCA will be open from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The North Royalton Family YMCA will be open from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Garbage collection services: The Cleveland Department of Public Works will not collect garbage or bulk pickup on Labor Day. Trash and bulk pickup for the remainder of this week will be delayed one day, beginning Tuesday. Most cities follow a similar pattern. For more information on your community’s garbage collection schedule, contact your local town hall.
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