Area municipalities, organizations announce cancellations, postponements due to the coronavirus threat

Area municipalities, organizations announce cancellations, postponements due to the coronavirus threat

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Municipalities and organizations are announcing changes, cancellations and postponements due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.

All schools are closed until April 20.

Restaurants and bars are closed, except for take-out/delivery if available. Malls, bowling alleys, arcades, and aquariums, among other entertainment businesses are closed.


Meriden courthouse cases to be heard in New Haven Court starting Thursday, March 19.

As of March 16 – Senior Center  will be closed March 18-31.

The library will be closed March 16-31.

The Midstate Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner is postponed.

The Meriden-New Britain-Berlin YMCA is postponing youth programs through March 29. Group exercise classes are suspended through March 29.

The Daffodil Festival is canceled.

The St. Patrick’s Day parade is rescheduled for May 16.

Thomas Edison Middle School announced the eighth grade field trip to Washington, D.C. is postponed until June.

The city advised Meriden organizations and staff to postpone or cancel any event scheduled through April 17.


Municipal buildings are closed to the public as of March 30.

The Wallingford Police Department will remain open for service, however, the department is requesting residents to contact the dispatch center at 203 294-2800 for all non-emergency matters as opposed to entering the public lobby.

The 350th Jubilee Parade is rescheduled to Sept. 26, 2020. 

The Master’s Manna, Inc.’s 3rd Annual Wine Tasting Event scheduled for April 23, 2020 has been rescheduled to June 18, 2020.

Master Manna is closed Saturdays until futher notice and the family dining area and marketplace is closed.

The Wallingford YMCA is closed.

The Wallingford Fire Department Swearing-in and badge pinning ceremony scheduled for Thursday March 19, is postponed.

The YMCA Gala and the ACES gala have been postponed. 

New Life Church in Wallingford is holding sermons online, along with Christ Presbyterian Church in Wallingford.

The $10,000 CT Public High School Statewide Talent Championships, with Hunter Hayes, at The Toyota Oakdale Theatre originally scheduled for April 23 has been postponed.

The March 19-22 performances of Riverdance 25 at Toyota Oakdale Theatre will not be happening as scheduled. The tour is working on new dates.

The Wallingford Family YMCA Storm Club & Y-Cation will not be held while Wallingford Public Schools are closed.

The Wallingford Public Library is closed until further notice. 

The Quinnipiac Chamber Business Showcase, scheduled for April 7, is postponed.

The Sheehan High School spring musical “Catch Me If You Can” is postponed until April.

Out-of-district field trips are cancelled through March 31. After school events with more than 100 people are cancelled through March 31. Parent conferences are also cancelled.


The Transfer Station will be closed until April 25.

Parks, linear trail and dog park will remain open but playscapes will be closed to the public.

The Calendar House will have limited bus services for medical appointment and designated lunch deliveries.

The town will continue to have Town meetings through electronic means when the meetings are necessary to continue Town functions.

The library will be closed to the public March 18-30

The Southington Water Department is closed to the public until further notice

The school district announced it would be canceling field trips.

The Hartford Marathon Foundation cancelled the O’Shenanigans 5K scheduled for Saturday. 

Southington Reads 2020 event is cancelled.


Town Hall will operate by appointment starting March 16 for essential services only.

Temple Beth David in Cheshire has suspended its religious school until March 31 and will not hold Shabbat services until April 3

The library and senior center are closed.

The Artsday event, hosted by Artsplace, scheduled for March 15 has been cancelled. 

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