Here is what Richardson residents should know heading into Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving falls on Nov. 28. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Thanksgiving falls on Nov. 28. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Here is what Richardson residents should know leading up to the holiday.

Some city services on hiatus

Recycling, solid waste or brush and bulky item pickup service will be suspended Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29. There will be no makeup days for trash collection or brush and bulky item service. Nov. 28 recycling service will be made up Wednesday, Nov. 27. Recycling service Nov. 29 will be made up Nov. 30, according to the city.

Holiday schedule for city facilities

Animal Shelter: Closes at 5 p.m. Nov. 27. Closed Nov. 28-29.

City Hall/Civic Center, Municipal Court, Senior Center: Closed Nov. 28-29

Eisemann Center: Closed Nov. 28

Recreation centers: Closed Nov. 28. Open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 27, 29.

Gymnastic center: Closed Nov. 27-29.

Library: Closes at 5 p.m. on Nov. 27. Closed Nov. 28-29.

Tennis center: Closed Nov. 28.

Sherrill Park Golf Course: Open.

Ways to celebrate

Nov. 26 Thanksgiving luncheon at the Civic Center

The Richardson Senior Center will host its annual Thanksgiving luncheon at the Civic Center. Tickets are available for purchase at the Civic Center or by calling 972-744-7800. Noon-2 p.m. $8.50. 411 W. Arapaho Road, Ste. 102, Richardson.

Nov. 28 A Very Six Springs Thanksgiving

Those without family nearby or who are not leaving town for Thanksgiving are invited to gather at Six Springs Tavern for a Thanksgiving feast. Six Springs will provide the turkey, and guests are invited to bring a side dish. Attendees who play music are encouraged to bring their instrument. Football will play on the big screen. 11 a.m. Free (admission). 147 N. Plano Road, Richardson. 469-917-3040.

Nov. 28 Thanksgiving dinner buffet at Bawarchi Biryanis

Indian restaurant Bawarchi Biryanis will host a dinner buffet on Thanksgiving. The buffet will include a special Turkey biryani, appetizers, curry and dessert. The restaurant asks that guests make a reservation through WhatsApp at 7-11 p.m. $7.95 (ages 5-11), $15.95 (ages 12 and older). 1801 N. Greenville Ave., Ste. 250, Richardson.

Nov. 28 Thanksgiving feast at Silver Fox Steakhouse

Silver Fox Steakhouse will host a three-course Thanksgiving feast. Guests can choose from slow-roasted turkey, roasted tenderloin or Atlantic salmon. A salad course and dessert will also be served. Reservations encouraged. Noon-6 p.m. $18 (ages 12 and under), $49 (ages 13 and older). 3650 Shire Blvd., Richardson. 972-423-8121.
By Olivia Lueckemeyer

Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.


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