Closings, Cancellations, Postponements: A Partial List

COVID-19 has knocked out everything from the NBA to Broadway.

Westport is not immune. Here’s a list of what’s happening, alphabetically. Feel free to add your organization or event in the “Comments” section below.

A Better Chance of Westport: The Dream Event gala is postponed to May 1 (6 p.m., Rolling Hills Country Club, Wilton).

Christ & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church: Closed for 2 weeks. No meetings, church events or classes will be held on the property.

Closing a religious institution is very rare.

EarthplaceClosed until further notice. Trails are open.

Maker Faire: The April event is postponed. A new date will be announced.

MoCA WestportThe gallery and all classes are temporarily closed. The April 25 gala is postponed to a later date.

Positive DirectionsOffering teletherapy options for safe, convenient counseling. Call 203-227-7644.

Wakeman Town Farm: Closed for public events until further notice.

WTF? Everything is closed!

Westport Country PlayhouseCanceled: “the Pout-Pout Fish” (March 15); Connecticut Dance School benefit (March 20); Broadway Method Academy gala (March 21). No decision yet to cancel or postpone events after March 21.  

Westport Library: The library is closed. It will reopen at 9 a.m. on Monday, March 16.

Westport Museum for History & Culture: The museum is closed, and all programming has been suspended through March. Exhibitions are available for viewing online.

Westport Weston Family Y: The Y will close at 10 p.m. today, until further notice.

Westport Public Schools, including Staples Players’ “Seussical”:  All public school buildings and activities are closed, until further notice.

9 responses to “Closings, Cancellations, Postponements: A Partial List

  1. What would we do without you!!!! Thank you so much for always being on top of things!

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  2. The Westport Woman’s Club SPRING FASHION SHOW fundraiser, scheduled for Saturday, March 28, has been cancelled.

  3. Westport Library Book Donation Center is closed until further notice. No book donations may be accepted at this time

  4. And in NYC, the Metropolitan Opera, NY Philharmonic and Carnegie Hall have canceled all events through March. In Fairfield, schools are closed, all three libraries are closed and the senior center is closed — all until further notice.

  5. Julie Van Norden

    Thank you Dan, for keeping us informed.

  6. From Temple Israel Senior Rabbi Michael S. Friedman; “We will be live streaming our Shabbat services beginning this Friday so that each of us can be part of a virtual Shabbat community wherever we may be. In addition, you can access our new sermon podcast … We have cancelled a number of large public events including our Mardi Gras Purim Party Fun-raiser, and our ECC Movie Night. We are committed to maintaining all worship services and life cycle events. We are evaluating all other events as needed.” https://tiwestport.org/

  7. Westport’s Special Ed PTA has cancelled its April 1st Opportunity Fair & Spring Coffee originally scheduled for the Westport Library. To sign up for notices, please email westportspedpta@gmail.com

  8. The Unitarian Church — Starting this Sunday, March 15, worship services will be live-streamed on our Facebook Page, “the Unitarian Church in Westport.” There will be no in-person worship. As of now, the ministers will hold our services at the church while recording and streaming live. An order of service will be forthcoming.

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