Coronavirus Update: Listing of Events Postponed or Cancelled
On Monday, Palo Alto announced the postponement, cancellation and modifications to dozens of planned events until at least March 31 to meet the Santa Clara County Public Health department’s guidance on large gatherings.
The City is also evaluating on a case by case basis cancelling or postponing other events or programs with less than 100 people attending where the event cannot achieve social distancing recommended by the Santa Clara County Public Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which means that attendees are not able to stay six feet from one another during the program/event.
The following City events and programs are cancelled or postponed:*
- REVISED: XCAP Meeting: Wednesday, March 11 from 4-7 p.m. is cancelled
- Rail Town Hall March Meetings: Thursday, March 12 from 6-8 p.m. at Palo Alto High School and March 26, 6-8 p.m. at the Elks Lodge
- Silver Screenings: Thursday, March 12 event
- Document Shredding Event: Saturday, March 14, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. (noon) at the SMaRT Station (Sunnyvale)
- Norooz Persian New Year Festival: Saturday, March 14 from 1-3 p.m. at the Palo Alto Art Center Auditorium
- Palo Alto Masters Meet: Saturday, March 14 at Rinconada Pool
- Art Center Foundation Members Day Trip to Sacramento: Saturday, March 14
- Landscape Design 101- How to Get Started: Saturday, March 14 from 9 a.m. -12 p.m. (noon) at Mitchell Park Library, El Palo Alto Room
- Arbor Day Festival: Sunday, March 15 from 1-5 p.m. at the Palo Alto Art Center
- Sunday Robot Show: Sunday, March 15 and Sunday, March 29
- Policy and Services Committee Meeting: Tuesday, March 17 at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall
- Police Chief's Advisory Group Meeting: Wednesday, March 18
- XCAP Meeting: Wednesday, March 18 from 4-7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall
- Citizen's Police Academy: Wednesday, March 18-Monday, November 9
- Word on the Street Transportation Series: Thursday, March 19 from 6-9 p.m. at JLS Middle School
- Architectural Review Board Meeting: Thursday, March 19 at 8:30 a.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall
- Sp. City School Liaison Committee Meeting: Thursday, March 19 at 8:30 a.m. in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall
- Public Art Commission Meetings: Thursday, March 19 at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Meeting Room
- Sensory Storytime: Friday, March 20
- Fire Station 3 Grand Opening and Open House: Saturday, March 21 from noon to 2 p.m. at Fire Station 3
- Junior Museum and Zoo Family Sunday: Sunday, March 22
- North Ventura Coordinated Area Plan Working Group Meeting: Tuesday, March 24 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at City Hall in the Community Room and Tuesday, April 28
- Parks and Recreation Commission: Tuesday, March 24
- ADUs Community Meeting: Wednesday, March 25 at the Art Center
- REVISED: XCAP Meeting: Wednesday, March 25 from 4-7 p.m. at the Palo Alto Art Center is cancelled
- Planning & Transportation Commission Meeting: Wednesday, March 25
- Family Yoga: Friday, March 27
- Life Skills Toolkit- Cooking and Nutrition: Friday, March 27
- Minecraft Program: Sunday, March 27 at Mitchell Park Library
- Children’s Theater Cabaret Fundraiser: Saturday, March 28
- Racing Hearts 5K/10K Race: Cancelled by the event organizer, City is a co-sponsor. Sunday, March 29 at 7:30 a.m. in Downtown Palo Alto
- Sustainability Community Workshop: Tuesday, March 31 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Mitchell Park Community Center
- Cameron Park CIP Public Meeting: Wednesday, April 1
- Compost Workshop: Saturday, April 4 from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
- Word on the Street Transportation Series: Thursday, April 16 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at Gunn High School
- Earth Day and the Great Race for Saving Water: Saturday, April 25 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the Baylands Athletic Center
- Family Storytime: Weekly events cancelled at Mitchell Park Library, Children’s Library, and Downtown Library locations
- Infant Lapsit Baby Storytime: Weekly events cancelled at Mitchell Park Library
- Intergenerational Storytime: Quarterly, 6-week sessions, last session on April 12. Senior and toddlers.
- Russian Storytime: Weekly events cancelled at Mitchell Park Library
- Wiggly Ones Baby Storytime: Weekly events cancelled at Rinconada Library and Mitchell Park Library
- Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Weekly Collection Events: Cancelled beginning Saturday, March 20
- SMaRT Station (located in Sunnyvale): The following non-essential services are closed: Public Buyback (CRV redemption), Drop-off Center, and Public Haul.
*As of March 17, 2020, and subject to change at anytime.
Last Updated: March 17, 2020