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Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 07/02/2012

What’s open, closed and postponed in the D.C. region on Monday

Here are some of the closings, postponements and cancellations in the D. C. region due to power outages and storm damage:

Schools

School officials in the District, Alexandria, Falls Church, and in Fairfax, Montgomery, and Prince George’s counties have announced schools closings for summer sessions and other events on Monday.

In Fairfax County, the following elementary schools will be closed: Annandale Terrace, Clearview, Colvin Run, Dranesville, Forestville, Great Falls, Haycock, Lemon Road, Longfellow, Mantua, Mason Crest, Poe, Poplar Tree, South County, and Wakefield.
What do you do for entertainment when there’s no power? Louisa Lee, center, with her twins, Allen Luk and Yvonne Luk, both 16, came to Westfield Montgomery Mall to cool off and recharge their laptops on Sunday. (Katherine Frey - THE WASHINGTON POST)

Children who would otherwise have received breakfast and lunch at schools will be able to get meals at other sites. including recreation centers that have not lost electrical power, churches and participating community facilities. Go to http://bit.ly/LDITdV for a full list.

Government offices

All federal agencies are set to open Monday, though officials said workers can take unscheduled leave or telework. Read more at washingtonpost.com/federaleye.

Maryland non-essential state employees will have liberal leave.

Non-essential employees in Price George’s County have liberal leave on Monday. Loudoun County government will be open Monday, but non-essential personnel can take unscheduled leave, county officials said Sunday evening.

D.C. government offices will be open.

Fairfax County courts — circuit, general district, and juvenile and domestic relations — are closed Monday.

Falls Church City Hall is closed, as is the DMV Select.

Parks and Rec and Summer Camps

The following Fairfax County park facilities/centers are closed on Monday: Sunny Hill, Audry Moore, Sully Historic Site, Ellanor C. Lawrence, Colvin Run Mill, Hidden Oaks and Hidden Pond nature centers. For more information, go to fairfaxcounty.gov/parks.

The following YMCA branches are closed Monday: Y Bethesda and camp programs; Y Calomiris; Y Silver Spring and camp programs; Y Prince George’s County (Bowie); and summer camp/ SYEP at Seaton Elementary. Y Reston’s summer camp at Fairfax Christian School will be at Lake Fairfax, and Y Loudoun County camp at Sterling Elementary will be transported to Camp High Roads.

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation reported the following summer camps and facilities closed today:

Arboretum Recreation Center - REC Camp; Chevy Chase Recreation Center (Not CCCC) - Little Explorers; Cleveland Elementary School - Spanish Immersion Camp; Douglass Recreation Center - Little Explorers & Camp SCORE; Ferebee Hope Recreation Center - DC Achieve; Camp SCORE & REC Camp; Fort Davis Community Center - Discovery Camp & Soccer Camp; Hearst Recreation Center - Soccer Camp; Hillcrest Recreation Center - Discovery Camp, Little Explorers & Nothing But Net; Lafayette Recreation Center - Discovery Camp & Little Explorers; Stoddert Recreation Center - Little Explorers; Therapeutic Recreation Center - Camp Adventure & Camp Funward Bound; Turkey Thicket Recreation Center - DC Achieve, Little Explorers & Discovery; Tyler Elementary School - Spanish Immersion Camp; Watkins Recreation Center – Discovery Camp, Little Explorers & Tween Camp.

These are the D.C. DPR camps and facilities that will remain closed Tuesday:

Arboretum Recreation Center - REC Camp; Benning Stoddert Recreation Center; Chevy Chase Recreation Center (Not CCCC) - Little Explorers; Cleveland Elementary School - Spanish Immersion Camp; Ferebee Hope Recreation Center - DC Achieve, Camp SCORE & REC Camp; Fort Davis Community Center - Discovery Camp & Soccer Camp; Fort Lincoln Recreation Center - Cheerleading Camp; Hearst Recreation Center - Soccer Camp; Hillcrest Recreation Center - Discovery Camp, Little Explorers & Nothing But Net; Kenilworth Recreation Center - REC Camp; Lafayette Recreation Center - Discovery Camp & Little Explorers’ Lederer Gadens - Green Buds Camp; Marie Reed Recreation Center - REC Camp; Stoddert Recreation Center - Little Explorers; Therapeutic Recreation Center - Camp Adventure & Camp Funward Bound; Turkey Thicket Recreation Center - DC Achieve, Little Explorers & Discovery; Tyler Elementary School - Spanish Immersion Camp; Watkins Recreation Center – Discovery Camp, Little Explorers & Tween Camp

The following Aquatic Facilities are closed:

Chevy Chase Recreation Center Spray Park; East Potomac Outdoor Pool; Ferebee Hope Indoor Pool; Turkey Thicket Recreation Center and Pool

The following facilities are experiencing periodic air conditioning outages:

Benning Park Recreation Center; Benning Stoddert Recreation Center; Columbia Heights Community Center; Lereder Youth Gardens; Rita Bright Community Center; Takoma Field House.

Falls Church summer camps are open.

Prince George’s County Summer Playground Programs and Summer Teen Centers are CLOSED. Therapeutic Recreation day camps held at public school sites are CLOSED. 

Gas Stations

Readers have been updating us with gas station info using #opengasstation on Twitter.

Here is our post with those tweets embedded:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post_now/post/open-gas-stations-around-dc-after-storm-tweets-from-users/2012/06/30/gJQAU7T5DW_blog.html

Twitter search:

https://twitter.com/#!/search/realtime/%23opengasstation 

Entertainment venues

Imagination Stage’s power was restored Monday morning and The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe will go on as scheduled.

The Wolf Trap Opera Company’s Sunday performance of Don Giovanni at The Barns has been postponed until 7 p.m. Tuesday. For more information, go to wolftrap.org.

Castleton’s performance of Carmen was canceled on June 30 and has been rescheduled for July 4. You may use your ticket at that time or exchange it for another performance.

Strathmore is still closed and all events there are cancelled.

Dance Place remains without power, so no classes tonight.

Reston Town Center is NOW OPEN.

The Takoma Park library at 401 Cedar St. NW is closed today due to a power outage.

The Bowie Baysox offices are closed Monday due to the power outage, but the July 4 game versus the Harrisburg Senators and post-game fireworks are set to go on as planned.

Things to do with kids

The Little Gym of Silver Spring is advertising that it has air conditioning and is now offering 1, 2 or 3 days of a drop in camp for $45 each.

American History Museum just tweeted that it’s open and air conditioned. Of course, all the Smithsonians are. Perfect place to cool off and maybe even learn a little something.

Koshland Science Museum (525 E Street, NW) is open with power and A/C. koshland-dc.org or 202-334-1201. (Again, learn a little something!)

Pools

East Potomac Pool (Hains Point) and Turkey Thicket Recreation Center and Pool in D.C. are closed.

In Prince George’s County, there is FREE admission to pools during general swim sessions on Monday at J. Franklyn Bourne, North Barnaby, Ellen Linson and Lane Manor (outdoor) and Theresa Banks, Rollingcrest, Fairland and Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex (indoor). Other pools remain closed due to lack of power for the pumps.
Of our Best Pools list here’s what’s up:
Bethesda Pool is closed, power is still out.
Cameron Run Great Waves appears to finally be open, according to its Web site.
Water Mine is closed.

All others on the list appear to be open.

Splashdown Water Park is open.

Bull Run water park is open.

Fourth of July events

The good news: Friday’s devastating storm won’t have a major impact on the area’s biggest Fourth of July events. We’re keeping track of the status of area Fourth of July celebrations here. Let us know if you know of anything we haven’t listed.

A Capitol Fourth will go on as planned on July 4th on the Capitol grounds. In addition, the popular Capitol Fourth rehearsal, set for Tuesday, is also scheduled to go on as planned.

All the things that will go on as planned:

The celebration at Arlington ’s Long Bridge Park; the Bowie Baysox offices are closed Monday due to the power outage, but the July 4 game versus the Harrisburg Senators and post-game fireworks are set to go on as planned; College Park Fireworks Spectacular! ; the day-long Fredericksburg Heritage Festival ; July 4 Fanfare in Greenbelt; Great Falls Village Centre Independence Day Baby Parade will go on as planned. The fireworks will be postponed, however, to July 14 from 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m. at Turner Park; the Charles County Fairgrounds July Fourth Celebration in La Plata is scheduled to go on as planned; Saturday’s events at Granville Gude Park in Laurel; an American Celebration at Mount Vernon, complete with day-time fireworks; the All-Star Fourth of July Block Party in Silver Spring ; that Independent Feeling! Concert in St. Mary’s City; the Vienna Fourth of July Celebration; Celebrate America! festival in Manassas . (The events can be canceled in the event of inclement weather, however, so visit www.visitmanassas.org for updates);

Autism Speaks July 4th 5K/1-Mile walk will take place as scheduled.   Please check our homepage at  www.autismspeaks5K.org for any updates.

Don’t see your local show? We are also waiting to hear back from: Boyds, Cabin John, Culpeper, Dale City, McLean, The Plains, Reston, and Sperryville.

More cancellations may be found here . To list your cancellation , register here. You can also email goingoutguide@washpost.com to inform us of canceled and postponed events.

By Washington Post staff  |  05:05 PM ET, 07/02/2012

 
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