The Veterans Day work holiday will be observed on Monday. Federal, state, county and city offices and courtrooms will be closed. Here is the schedule for other services:
City offices: Closed in Omaha, Council Bluffs, Bellevue and Papillion. Open in Gretna, La Vista and Ralston.
Mail: No delivery.
Parking meters: Payment required at Omaha meters.
Garbage: Regular schedule in Omaha and Council Bluffs.
Newspaper: Regular World-Herald delivery schedule; weekend and Sunday-only subscribers also get a morning paper.
Utilities: MUD, OPPD and MidAmerican Energy offices open.
Metro buses: Regular schedule.
Public libraries: Closed in Omaha, Bellevue, Council Bluffs and Papillion. Open in Gretna, La Vista and Ralston.
Free things for vets
Applebee's: Veterans and active duty military personnel can stop at a participating Applebee's on Sunday to get a free meal from a dine-in-only special menu. Bring in one proof of military service: Uniform Service ID card, Uniform Services Retired ID card, current leave and earnings statement, a photograph of you in uniform, be in uniform, a veterans organization card such as American Legion or VFW, or a DD214. Check applebees.com to find a location participating in the Veterans Day free meal.
Cantina Laredo: This Midtown Crossing restaurant at 120 S. 31st Ave. will give a free entree Sunday to veterans and active duty military with a military ID. The entree is limited to a maximum value of $15. Brunch ends at 3 p.m. Contact 402-345-6000 or firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Chili's, all locations: Visit Chili's on Sunday to get a free meal if you are a veteran or on active duty. The offer is for dine-in only on a limited menu. You'll need to show proof of military service — Uniform Services ID Card, Uniform Services Retired ID Card, current leave and earnings statement, veterans organization card, DD214, photograph of you in uniform or wear your uniform.
Florence Car Wash and Pet Wash: Veterans can get a free car wash and vacuum from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the business, 9504 Calhoun Road. Also expect cookies and warm beverages.
Golden Corral, all locations: Any person who has served in the U.S. military or is on current active duty can get a free meal from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday. No identification is required to get the free meal.
Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium: It will offer free gate admission to all active duty military, veterans and their immediate families on Veterans Day. Sunday's gate hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Exhibit buildings close at 5 p.m.
Historic General Dodge House: Active duty and veterans will get free admission for themselves and their families from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Active duty and veterans also will receive $1 off admission throughout November. The Dodge House is at 605 Third St. in Council Bluffs.
Hy-Vee Supermarkets: Many Hy-Vees with in-store dining will offer a free breakfast buffet Monday to veterans and active duty military. Visit hy-vee.com to find a participating Hy-Vee and the hours of the free buffet.
Joslyn Art Museum: All active duty and retired military will receive free admission Friday through Sunday to Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge St. They will need to show their military ID badge for admission.
Krispy Kreme: Veterans can get a free doughnut and coffee Sunday.
Little Caesars: Participating Little Caesars on Monday will offer a free order of Crazy Bread. You will need to present a valid military ID. Visit littlecaesars.com to find a restaurant participating in this offer.
Quaker Steak & Lube: Veterans and active duty service members who show their military ID card or are in uniform will receive 20 percent off the cost of their meal Monday. The restaurant is at 3220 Mid America Drive in Council Bluffs.
–Compiled by Sue Story Truax