Many local, state and national events have been postponed or canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak.
All K-12 schools in the state of Michigan have been ordered to close from Monday, March 16, through Monday, April 6, by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Junior Achievement programing – postponed through April 6
Loutit District Library – Closed to the public beginning March 14, for the foreseeable future
Spring Lake District Library – closed to the public until further notice
Four Pointes Wellness Center in Grand Haven and all satellite programing in Northeast Ottawa County – closed starting Monday, March 16
Tri-Cities Historical Museum, Grand Haven - closed until further notice
City of Grand Haven: City buildings remain open and staffed, but residents are asked to not transact business (in person) at City Hall until such time as the threat has passed. Instead, call 616-842-3210, utilize one of the two drop boxes, or use the mail service whenever possible.
Shoreline Soccer - postponing games until further notice
Momentum Center for Social Engagement: Town Hall on Mental Illness, Prisons, March 16; Inspire! event on Recovery in Addiction on March 21; and Dinner and Movie Night, March 27 – canceled
Holland Hospital - Routine visiting hours suspended; some exceptions apply.
Lakeshore Visual Art Collective Show in Grand Haven, March 21 - canceled
Pizza + Books at Loutit District Library, March 18 - canceled
St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Chase, Leprechaun Brunch & Beer Garden, & Parade, Holland – canceled
Holland Symphony Orchestra youth orchestra concert, family concert, Link Up concert - canceled
Local Emergency Planning Committee Conference for next week - rescheduled for September
Hope College in-person classes - suspended, instruction moved online
Western Theological Seminary, Holland: classes, chapel, campus events - canceled
Zeeland Public Schools' "Freaky Friday" performances - canceled
Holland Chorale Anniversary Concert, March 15 - canceled
Tri-Cities Women Who Care meeting, March 19 - canceled
Sen. Roger Victory's March 23 town hall at Spring Lake District Library; and coffee hours March 16 in Holland, March 20 in Ferrysburg, March 21 in Hudsonville and March 23 in Allendale - all canceled
Ottawa County Parks will be closing some facilities and canceling some programs and events. The Nature Center at Hemlock Crossing Park will be closed through April 10, and some related programming will also be cancelled. All indoor programs hosted by OCP through April 10 are canceled. Paid programs will be refunded.
Michigan High School Athletic Association winter tournaments - suspended
Every Women's Place, Muskegon Heights satellite location, closed until further notice
Dan Raymond Invitational Indoor Motorcycle Ice Races in Muskegon, March 20 - canceled
FIRST Robotics district competitions - postponed
Irish on Ionia, Grand Rapids, March 14 - postponed until summer
St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Grand Rapids, March 14 - canceled
Grand Rapids Community College in-person classes - instruction moved online
Grand Valley State University in-person classes - instruction moved online
Grand Rapids Symphony concerts - canceled for next 30 days
First Congregational UCC, Muskegon, Saturday breakfast - canceled
Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts - closed until March 31
West Michigan Symphony concerts, March 13-14 - postponed
Gilda's LaughFest events, March 13-15 - canceled
Grand Rapids Ballet "Aladdin" events, March 13-22 - postponed
Hackley Public Library, Muskegon - closed through April 4
Muskegon Area District Library branches, including Norton Shores - closed until further notice
Muskegon County offices and courts - closed until further notice
Michigan Department of Corrections will cease in-person visiting of prisoners effective immediately for the safety of staff, prisoners and the public. This will also include outside volunteers and other tours and groups who routinely come into the prisons.
Secretary of State offices - closed until April 6, except for critical transactions that must be conducted in-person and only by appointment.
Michigan Department of Natural Resources facilities, such as DNR visitor centers at state parks - closed to the public through April 13
National Basketball Association season - suspended
National Hockey League season - suspended
Big Ten Conference basketball tournament - canceled
NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments - canceled
Major League Soccer season - suspended for 30 days
Major League Baseball season - opening delayed for two weeks, remainder of spring training games canceled