Offices, schools closing for Mardi Gras Offices, schools closing for Mardi Gras Advocate staff report Feb. 08, 2013 Comments City-parish offices and state offices are closed Tuesday for Mardi Gras. The Clerk of Court’s Office and district courts are closed Tuesday. Federal courts are open on Tuesday. City court will be closed Tuesday. Garbage and recyclables will be collected Tuesday. The North landfill will be open Tuesday. East Baton Rouge Parish public libraries will be closed Tuesday. The CATS bus system will run a Saturday schedule on Tuesday. East Baton Rouge Parish public schools are closed Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge school are closed on different days. Check the school’s website. Baton Rouge Community College will not hold classes Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. LSU will not hold classes Monday and Tuesday and will resume classes at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Southern University will not hold classes Monday or Tuesday. Classes resume Wednesday. Many banks are closed Tuesday. Editor’s note: This story was modified on Feb. 8, 2013, to reflect that Southern University will be holding classes on Wednesday.