Slayton House will close at 7pm on Tuesday, July 3rd and will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in observance of Independence Day. Regular operating hours will resume at 9am on Thursday, July 5. Slayton House Theatre Camp of the Arts is not in session on July 4 Howard County Government offices, courts, animal shelter, 50+ centers and landfill will be closed in observance of the Independence Day holiday on Wednesday, July 4. As there will be no trash, recycling, yard trim or food scrap pick-up on Independence Day, the County’s holiday “slide” schedule will be in effect; visit www.howardcountymd.gov/HolidaySchedule for a complete explanation of the schedule. Cedar Lane and Schooley Mill Activity Rooms, the Gary J. Arthur and North Laurel Community Centers, county historic sites, Kiwanis-Wallas Hall, Meadowbrook Athletic Center and Robinson Nature Center will be closed on Independence Day. County parks and the Roger Carter Community Center will however be open on July 4. The Regional Transportation Agency (RTA) will operate on a “Sunday” schedule. For more information on RTA, call 1-800-270-9553 or visit www.transitrta.com.