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TRENTON, N.J.—Most Mercer County offices and facilities will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, in observance of Thanksgiving.

The following County offices will be closed both days and will reopen for business on Monday, Dec. 2: McDade Administration Building, 640 South Broad St.; Criminal Courthouse, 400 South Warren St.; Office of the Mercer County Clerk, 209 South Broad St.; Civil Courthouse and Office of the County Surrogate, 175 South Broad St. The County’s LIHEAP program will be closed both days and will reopen for business on Monday, Dec. 2. County Connection, Route 33 at Paxson Avenue, Hamilton, will be closed both days and will reopen for business on Saturday, Nov. 30.

The following County offices and facilities will remain open: Trenton-Mercer Airport (except for administrative offices); Correction Center; the County Sheriff’s Office; and the Emergency Services Communication Center, 350 Lawrence Station Road, Lawrence.

The following offices or facilities will have modified hours:

Mercer County Tennis Center will be open Thanksgiving Day from 7:30 a.m. to noon and will have regular hours, 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., on Friday. Outdoor courts are open, weather permitting. Mercer County Skating Center will be closed Thanksgiving Day but will be open Friday, with skate sessions 10 a.m. to noon, 1 to 3 p.m., 4 to 6 p.m., and 7:45 to 10 p.m. Mountain View Golf Course will be open Thanksgiving Day with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. and closed the rest of the day; open Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mercer Oaks (West & East Courses) will be open Thanksgiving Day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; open Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Princeton Country Club will be open Thanksgiving Day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be closed December, January and February. The Park Commission will hold its fourth annual “Golf Gift Card Doorbuster Sale” on Black Friday. Customers who purchase $100 in gift cards will receive an additional $20. A maximum of $500 in gift cards can be purchased. Gift cards can be purchased in person at Mt. View and Mercer Oaks, or online at www.golfmercercounty.com

The Equestrian Center will be closed Thanksgiving Day but will be open Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Wildlife Center will be open both Thanksgiving Day and Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Howell Living History Farm will be closed both Thanksgiving Day and Friday, but will reopen with hayrides and wreath and sleigh bell sales on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All branches of the Mercer County Library System will be closed on Thanksgiving Day; however, the Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open on Friday, Nov. 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. All branches return to normal hours on Saturday and Sunday.