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

Ottawa County

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.

West Michigan

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

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