Cape Cod Cancellations and Updates

With many events on the Cape cancelled and restaurants moving to drive-thru or pick-up service only, we’ve started a list of all locations that have altered either meetings or their normal schedule.

Our Cape Cod Closings page has a list of school closings, church and library closings and beyond.  

      • Due to the closure of the Harwich Community Center, and the state ban on gatherings, the Bird Nest Box Monitoring meeting scheduled for March 23rd has been cancelled.
      • Masshire Cape and Islands Career Center and Community Action Committee of Cape Cod and Islands will be closed to walk-in traffic.
      • A Baby Center is effectively “closed” to the public through April 7, pending further notice. 
      • Covenant to Care will work remotely.  No face to face meetings with liaisons or foster families or DCF/MENTOR until at least April 7.
      • Faith Family Kitchen will continue to provide nutritious dinners on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in a “To Go” format. 
      • Hands of Hope Food Pantry in Harwich will continue distributing a single prepackaged bag of groceries during regular hours of operation.
      • Youth StreetReach will not be meeting at either the March or April dates.
      • Figawi in late May is canceled.
      • All public Masses and other liturgical services in the Diocese of Fall River are suspended.
      • The Herring Count meeting scheduled for March 17th has been cancelled, due to the closure of the Harwich Community Center and the state ban on gatherings.
      • The Boys & Girls Club of Cape Cod will be closed for the next 3 weeks.
      • Mayflower Sails 2020 is postponed.
      • All Harwich Municipal Buildings are closed to the general public.
      • The Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum will reopen on April 1 (subject to change.)
      • The Annual Flower Power party, scheduled for Friday, April 24th at the Whaling Museum has been canceled.
      • The Falmouth Chamber has postponed the Annual Award Dinner to honor their 2020 Outstanding Citizen of the Year Brenda Swain.
      • The Orleans Gift House is closed.
      • The Cape Cod Technology Council Winter Social scheduled for March 19th and April First Friday on April 3 are both canceled.
      • The Provincetown Water and Sewer Board Meeting scheduled for March 19th is cancelled.
      • Wareham Police are asking the public to not enter the front lobby of the police station unless you have an emergency or an appointment. If you need to file a report or speak to an officer please utilize your cell phone from your vehicle by calling 508-295-1212.
      • All Orleans town buildings and facilities are closed to the public with the exception of the Transfer Station, Police Department, & Fire Department. This closure will be in effect at 4:30 pm on Tuesday March 17, 2020 through 11:59 pm on April 5, 2020
      • The Harwich public hearings originally posted for April 14, 2020 will be advertised and noticed for April 28, 2020.
      • Barnstable Clean Water Coalition’s office will be closed to the public for the foreseeable future.
      • The Dennis Ground Breaking scheduled for March 24th at 11:00am for the Dennis Veterans Home at 1341 Route 134, East Dennis has been cancelled.
      • Red Cross Heroes Breakfast on April 3rd is cancelled.
      • Cape Cod Community College will be closing its campus in West Barnstable to the public until at least April 13, 2020.
      • Sandwich town buildings will be closed and some staff will be working remotely.
      • All Orleans non-regulatory Board, Commission and Committee meetings are suspended.
      • Wellfleet Chamber events through the end of March have been cancelled.
      • Soup Bowls for Hunger has been postponed.
      • Heroes In Transition’s Ruck4HIT has been postponed until the end of September.
      • April Harwich Democratic Town Committee meeting canceled.
      • Wheldon Memorial Library is not taking returns and their state-wide delivery is being discontinued for now.
      • The Provincetown International Film Festival originally scheduled for June 17-21 is cancelled.
      • Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the Cape Symphony has postponed the May 14th Crescendo Gala, a fundraiser to benefit the Cape Symphony & Conservatory. The new date is Thursday, May 20, 2021, and the Gala will take place at the Wychmere Beach Club.
      • The Chatham Police Department has limited public access to the Police Station lobby to those individuals who need immediate emergency protection or assistance. All others are asked to use the intercom in the Station’s front entry vestibule on the side wall to speak with the dispatcher on duty.
      • The Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum will not reopen as scheduled in a preemptive measure to protect our members, guests, and team from the continued spread of COVID-19. They plan to remain closed through the end of April. All April and May events have been postponed until June.
      • Barnstable will be closing the following facilities until further notice.
        1. Barnstable Adult Community Center
        2. The West Barnstable Community Center
        3. The Centerville Community Center
        4. The Osterville Recreational Building
        5. The Hyannis Youth & Community Center (HYCC)(for recreational activities)
        6. The Burgess House and Barn
        7. The Paine Black House
        8. Guyer Art Barn
        9. The Gallery on 50 Pearl Street
        10. All Artist Shanties
        11. Barnstable Golf Courses (Hyannis Golf Course and Olde Barnstable Fairgrounds Golf Course)*

        In addition, Barnstable will be delaying until further notice, the opening of beach bath houses, The Bismore Visitor Center, the Old Selectmen’s Building, and the Town’s comfort stations.

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