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What's Open, What's Closed For New Year's Holiday Weekend & Week

Here's your primer on what's open and closed for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day in and around Greenwich. And, if you're not in the party mode, the movie schedules too.

 

Monday, New Year's Eve

OPEN Monday, Dec. 31:

  • Greenwich town government—regular business hours unitl 4 p.m.
  • Greenwich Library including Byram Shubert and Cos Cob branches, Perrot Memorial Library—until 5 p.m. and Stamford's Ferguson Library (until 5 p.m.)
  • Connecticut state offices (see PDF of 2012 state holiday schedule attached to this article), except for the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles, which is normally closed on Monday.
  • Banks
  • Greenwich YMCA open 5:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

CLOSED Monday:

  • Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (not normally open on Mondays)
  • Greenwich Public Schools closed through Jan. 1, classes resume Jan. 2.
  • reopening Jan. 2.

 

BUS, TRAIN SERVICE on Monday:

  • CT Transit, Stamford and Greenwich bus service, "local routes & the I-BUS Express will operate on a regular schedule, with reduced Commuter Connection service on Monday, December 31, 2012 (New Year's Eve)."
  • Metro-North (see "Metro-North" section, below)

New Year's Day

The following are CLOSED New Year's Day:

  • Greenwich Town Hall.
  • Greenwich Public Schools, classes restart Jan. 2.
  • Greenwich Library, Byram Shubert, Cos Cob and Perrot Memorial libraries, and Stamford's Ferguson Library)
  • State government offices (PDF of 2013 state holiday schedule attached to this article)
  • Banks have the option of staying open or closed — in practice, all or nearly all are closed on New Year's Day (and this is one of the four holidays that even TD Bank is normally closed)

OPEN New Year's Day:

  • Greenwich YMCA open 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Dunkin Donuts — Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

BUS SERVICE  on New Year's Day:

  • CT Transit, Stamford and Greenwich bus service, "will operate on a Sunday schedule on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 (New Year's Day)."

Metro-North Service

The following information is from the Metro-North website:

  • Monday, Dec. 31: "[T]o make sure you arrive wherever you need to be to ring in 2013, we will provide a Saturday schedule with extra service in the AM and PM peak periods, as well as additional inbound trains in the late afternoon/early evening, and our traditional post-midnight late night/early morning service to get you home safely. ([...]See a Holiday Timetable for train times or visit our schedules page.)"
  • New Year’s Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1: "We will once again operate a special Holiday Schedule. (See a Holiday Timetable for train times or visit ourschedules page.)"

 

    Bow Tie Criterion Cinemas at Greenwich Plaza
  Showtimes for Saturday, December 29, 2012
Les Miserables (PG-13)
Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe
157 minutes
Trailer (11:00 AM), (2:30), 6:30, 10:00
Digital; DLP-Digital Projection
Hyde Park on Hudson (R)
Bill Murray, Laura Linney
94 minutes
Trailer (11:30 AM), (2:00), 4:30, 7:00, 9:30
Digital; DLP-Digital Projection
Silver Linings Playbook (R)
Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper
120 minutes
Trailer (11:00 AM), (1:40), 4:20, 7:15, 9:50
Digital • DLP-Digital Projection Showtimes for Sunday, December 30, 2012
Les Miserables (PG-13)
Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe
157 minutes
Trailer (11:00 AM), (2:30), 6:30, 10:00
Digital; DLP-Digital Projection
Hyde Park on Hudson (R)
Bill Murray, Laura Linney
94 minutes
Trailer (11:30 AM), (2:00), 4:30, 7:00, 9:30
Digital; DLP-Digital Projection
Silver Linings Playbook (R)
Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper
120 minutes
Trailer (11:00 AM), (1:40), 4:20, 7:15, 9:50
Digital • DLP-Digital Projection Showtimes for Monday, December 31, 2012
Les Miserables (PG-13)
Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe
157 minutes
Trailer (11:00 AM), (2:30), 6:30, 10:00
Digital; DLP-Digital Projection
Hyde Park on Hudson (R)
Bill Murray, Laura Linney
94 minutes
Trailer (11:30 AM), (2:00), 4:30, 7:00, 9:30
Digital; DLP-Digital Projection
Silver Linings Playbook (R)
Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper
120 minutes
Trailer (11:00 AM), (1:40), 4:20, 7:15, 9:50
Digital • DLP-Digital Projection
Showtimes for Tuesday, January 01, 2013
Les Miserables (PG-13)
Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe
157 minutes
Trailer (11:00 AM), (2:30), 6:30
Digital; DLP-Digital Projection; NO SUPER TUESDAY PRICING
Hyde Park on Hudson (R)
Bill Murray, Laura Linney
94 minutes
Trailer (12:00), (2:15), 4:45, 7:15
Digital; DLP-Digital Projection; NO SUPER TUESDAY PRICING
Silver Linings Playbook (R)
Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper
120 minutes
Trailer (11:00 AM), (1:45), 4:30, 7:00
Digital • DLP-Digital Projection • NO SUPER TUESDAY PRICING

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