Offices, classes closed for Mardi Gras Offices, classes closed for Mardi Gras In this March 8, 2011 file photo, revelers throw beads from the balcony of the Royal Sonesta Hotel onto crowds on Bourbon Street during Mardi Gras Day festivities in the French Quarter in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, file) Advocate staff report Feb. 12, 2013 Comments Garbage and recyclables will be collected Tuesday. The North landfill is open Tuesday. City-parish offices and state offices are closed Tuesday for Mardi Gras. The Clerk of Court’s Office and district and city courts are closed Tuesday. Federal courts are open on Tuesday. East Baton Rouge Parish public libraries are closed Tuesday. The CATS bus system will run a Saturday schedule on Tuesday. East Baton Rouge Parish public schools remain closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge schools are closed on different days. Check the school’s website. Baton Rouge Community College will not hold classes Tuesday or Wednesday. LSU will not hold classes Tuesday, but classes resume at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Southern University will not hold classes Tuesday. Classes resume Wednesday. Many banks are closed Tuesday.