What's Closed on Martin Luther King Day in Oak Forest

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What's Closed in Oak Forest on MLK Day?

Martin Luther King Day, which is Monday, Jan. 20, is a federal holiday. While most retail stores and restaurants will be open, some government and public services will be closed for the holiday. Here's a look at what will be closed in Oak Forest. Remember: Call ahead if you want to make sure you're not wasting a trip.
  • City Offices: City Hall will be closed.
  • U.S. Postal Service: No delivery, and the post office will be closed.
  • Schools: The districts serving Oak Forest will be closed.
  • Bremen Township Offices: These offices will be closed.
  • Banks: Most banks in the village will be closed. However, check with your local branch to be sure.
The Oak Forest Park District and the Acorn Public Library will be open. Garbage pickup also will run normally.

Also This Week …


Bremen Township Board Meeting: The trustees will meet at 7 p.m. at the township offices. This meeting has been rescheduled from Monday because of Martin Luther King Day.


The Smiley Tillmon Band: The band performs at 7:30 p.m. at The Carraig Pub at Chicago Gaelic Park. Go to the pub's website for details.


  • Sign Up Now for Oak Forest Relay for Life 2014Residents ready to hit the track for a good cause might have to wait to walk—but they can sign up now. Registration is now open for Oak Forest's Relay for Life 2014, to be held Friday, June 20.
  • Register for the Oak Forest Fleadh 5K: The Fleadh is coming and registration for the 5K, which kicks off at 8:30 a.m. March 8, is already under way. The cost is $30 for pre-registration and $35 for registration the day of the race.


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