Columbus Day Means a Bank Holiday Monday and Columbus Day Parade in Chicago

Monday, October 14, 2013 is Columbus Day and is a bank holiday. Some or all of Cook County Circuit Court Rolling Meadows is closed Columbus Day. Garbage pickup in Arlington Heights is on the normal schedule. No day off for Groot today.

The Columbus Day Parade in Chicago celebrates Christopher Columbus historic voyage to America and Italian-American culture. The parade starts at 12:30 p.m. on Columbus Drive at Balbo and proceeds Columbus Drive and Monroe.

BANK HOLIDAYS (from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)

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New Year’s Day January 1 January 1 January 1 January 1
Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday January 21 January 20 January 19 January 18
Washington’s Birthday February 18 February 17 February 16 February 15
Memorial Day May 27 May 26 May 25 May 30
Independence Day July 4 July 4 July 4* July 4
Labor Day September 2 September 1 September 7 September 5
Columbus Day October 14 October 13 October 12 October 10
Veterans Day November 11 November 11 November 11 November 11
Thanksgiving Day November 28 November 27 November 26 November 24
Christmas Day December 25 December 25 December 25 December 26**

*Saturday
**Sunday, observed on Monday

See also …
Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans — www.jccia.com

Mariano’s Fresh Market in Arlington Heights had Joe DeLuca on the accordion in honor of Columbus Day.


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