Columbus Day remembers Italian explorer Christopher Columbus’ long journey across the Atlantic Ocean to the “New World." The voyage was victorious when land was first spotted on Oct. 12, 1492.
- All post offices, including the St. Louis Park branches, will be closed.
- Most Hennepin County offices and departments are open, including the Southdale Government Service Center.
- Hennepin County libraries, including the St. Louis Park branch, will be open.
- The St. Louis Park Rec Center will be open regular hours.
- The Westwood Hills Nature Center building is closed from Saturday, Aug. 31, through Monday, Sept. 2.
- St. Louis Park Public Schools are open.
- City hall and garbage and recycling service will be open for business.
- Most grocery stores in St. Louis Park will remain open.