All federal, state, county and city offices in the metropolitan area will be closed tomorrow, Thanksgiving Day, except those that offer emergency services.

Schools throughout the area will be closed tommorrow and Friday.

On Friday, all federal and state offices will be open in nearby Maryland and the District, but the pattern will vary in suburban areas of Northern Virginia.

Trash will not be collected in Montgomery County, Prince George's County and the city of Falls Church tommorrow. Pickups will be made during normal schedules in those jurisdictions next week. In the District, collections scheduled for tomorrow will be made today. Regular Thursday Supercan collections in the District will be made on Friday, and Friday collections will be made Saturday. All other collections in the area will be made on regular schedules.

Liquor dispensaries in Northern Virginia and Montgomery County will be closed tomorrow, but will be open Friday. Liquor stores in the District and Prince George's County are not required to close. Banks will be closed tomorrow, as will most area retail stores.

Metrobus and Metrorail and the Silver Spring Ride-On will operate tomorrow on a Sunday schedule. The Gaithersburg Ride-On will not be in service tomorrow.