As Memorial Day 2012 approaches, East Texans are looking for things to do that will help ease the pain at the pump, but will still allow for a fun weekend. Here’s a list of openings and closings on Memorial Day, as well as a list of fun things going on around East Texas.

7th Annual Party In The Pines: May 27-29 at the Longview Fair Grounds

Banks: Closed

City Offices: Closed

Lake Tyler: Open all day

Lake Palestine: Open all day

Libraries: Closed

Post Office: Closed

Schools: Closed

Trash Pick Up: Will resume Tuesday, May 30

Tyler State Park: Open all day

Caldwell Zoo: Normal hours.

Walmart: Open — regular hours

Target: Open — regular hours

Brookshire’s: Open — regular hours

Movie Theaters: Open — regular hours. Click here for information on Tyler & Longview’s theaters.

Know of a great Memorial Day event? Let us know about it in the comments below and we’ll add it to the list!