Coronavirus-related cancellations

The following events have been canceled or postponed by organizers due to concerns over the coronavirus:

Town of Georgetown offices, buildings

Until further notice, town of Georgetown officers and buildings will be closed to the public. This includes town hall, administrative offices, public works wastewater treatment facilities. Town public works/waterwater crews will continue to respond to calls. Georgetown residents are encouraged to use the town website (www.georgetowndel.com) payment portal option for making utility billing payments. Payments may be made by mail and the drop box located at the town administrative office.

Sussex County-owned libraries

Sussex County-owned libraries closed until further notice in response to COVID-19 outbreak in Delaware.

Salvation Army Soup Kitchen

The Salvation Army Sussex County Corps announced Saturday that for the next two weeks its Soup Kitchen meals will be to-go. Soup Kitchen hours will remain the same, Monday through Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Pull’n, Pick’n & Peel’n “Pork n Pirates

Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Department/Good Ole Boy Foundation’s 6th Annual Pull’n, Pick’n & Peel’n “Pork n Pirates” scheduled for March 21 is postponed and rescheduled for Saturday, May 23. Tickets will be valid for that day.  Any supporters who would like a refund for their tickets due to the date change, organizers ask that you reach out through the person you purchased your tickets from or through the Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Department/Good Ole Boy Foundation Facebook page.

Ag Safety Conference
The Delaware Farm Bureau’s annual Ag Safety Conference, scheduled for Wednesday at the Harrington Fire Hall, has been postponed. For more information, visit https://defb.org/delaware-farm-bureau-ag-safety-conference-postponed/.

Mediation Training
The Center for Community Justice has canceled the April training.

Sussex County Aging Committee March Meeting
The Sussex County Advisory Committee on Aging & Adults with Physical Disabilities meeting scheduled for Monday has been canceled as Delaware public health officials respond to the growing COVID-19 outbreak in the state and across the nation. For more information, visit the committee’s page at www.sussexcountyde.gov/boards-committees.

Celtic Harvest Performance
The Saturday performance by Celtic Harvest, to be held at Smyrna Opera House has been canceled. For refunds, call 653-4236 or send e-mail to admin@smyrnaoperahouse.org to request a refund.

Third Annual Book Festival
The Third Annual Book Festival to be held at Smyrna Opera House on March 21 at 1 p.m. has been cancelled. For refunds, call 653-4236 or send e-mail to admin@smyrnaoperahouse.org to request a refund.

Delaware Ag Museum and Village’s Spring Market
The 2020 Spring Market scheduled for March 28 at Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village has been postponed until later in the spring.

‘Kiss Me Kate’ Performance
Clear Space Theatre has announced that all remaining performances of “Kiss Me Kate” have been cancelled. For updates, visit www.clearspacetheatre.org.

RD 20 Democratic Committee
RD 20 Democratic Committee has decided to cancel their upcoming meeting on Thursday at Fish On Restaurant, 17300 Village Main Blvd. in Lewes.

Women’s Wellness and Business Conference
Women’s Wellness and Business Conference scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Dover Downs Hotel and Casion has been postponed.

March Gals That Give benefit for Nemours
The Thursday event to benefit Nemours Milford Campus has been postponed until June 9. If you have purchased a ticket for March, your ticket will be accepted for the June 9 event. If you cannot make the June 9 event, a refund can be requested by e-mailing GalsThatGiveCharity@gmail.com.

Friends of Cape Henlopen Flea Market
Friends of Cape Henlopen State Park are canceling their March 21 Flea Market.

Ribbon Cutting for WILDE
The ribbon cutting for Women in Leadership Development & Empowerment scheduled for tonight at 7:30 has been postponed. A new date will be announced.

STEM Goes Red Event, Southern Delaware Go Red for Women
STEM Goes Red Event and the Southern Delaware Go Red luncheon planned for Wednesday and Thursday, March 19 has been rescheduled. The STEM Goes Red event has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 26. The Southern Delaware Go Red event has been rescheduled for Wednesday, May 27.

Maxwell Quartet Concert
The Seaford Community Concert Association March 31 concert featuring the Maxwell Quartet has been postponed.

DNREC postpones public events
Events being postponed include the annual DuPont Nature Center spring cleanup scheduled for Saturday and the annual beach grass planting at multiple beaches in the state scheduled for Saturday, March 21. For the latest information in Delaware, visit de.gov/coronavirus.

CDCC events
The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce has rescheduled and cancelled the following upcoming events. The March Sunset Business Mixer and ribbon cutting, originally scheduled for March 25 at Advantech, Inc. has been canceled. The 18th Annual Legislative Luncheon at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, originally scheduled for March 26 has been rescheduled to Friday, May 1 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., The 19th Annual 55+ Expo at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, originally scheduled for April 23, is rescheduled for Tuesday, June 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you have questions, call the CDCC office at 734-7513.

Dover Human Relations Commission Meeting
The Dover Human Relations Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday has been canceled.

Hope Clinic Annual Fundraiser
The annual Fundraiser, that was scheduled for March 28, has been postponed.

Sussex County Libraries
Sussex County libraries are suspending all activities and events at their facilities through at least the end of March.

Friends of Old Dover Lecture
The Friends of Old Dover “Homes of State Street” scheduled for March 28 at Dover City Hall Chambers has been postponed

Milton Theatre performances
Tonight’s Milton Theatre performances from Andy Gross has been canceled and Holly Ferris on Saturday has been postponed. An email has been sent to all ticketholders.

Sussex County World Down Syndrome Day

Sussex County World Down Syndrome Day Celebration Saturday, March 14 at Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club in Seaford is postponed. A makeup date will be announced.

Auxiliary Unit 28 Variety Show

Legion Auxiliary Unit 28 Variety Show Sunday, March 15 is postponed and rescheduled for Sunday, March 29 at 6 p.m. at American Legion Post 28 in Millsboro.

Georgetown Easter Egg Hunt

Georgetown Chamber of Commerce has cancelled the 2020 Easter Egg Hunt & Breakfast with the Bunny at Mulligan’s Pointe on March 28.

Dagsboro Easter Egg Hunt

Town of Dagsboro’s 3rd Annual Town of Dagsboro Easter Egg Hunt scheduled for Saturday, April 11 is cancelled.

Advisory Committee on Aging & Adults with Physical Disabilities

Sussex County Advisory Committee on Aging & Adults with
Physical Disabilities meeting scheduled for Monday, March 16 has been canceled.


Helpful Coronavirus links

Delaware Division of Health Coronavirus Page
CDC: About the Coronavirus Disease 2019
CDC: What to do if You Are Sick
Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center
AP News Coronavirus Coverage
Reopening Delaware: Resources for Businesses
Delaware Phase 2 guidance

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