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Coronavirus Closings in Indianapolis

This is list was originally compiled by WTLC News gathering partner WRTV.

Businesses & Organizations

  • The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is closing as a precautionary measure from March 14-28. The museum’s preschool will be closed as well, and all programs and events that were scheduled to take place through March 28 will be postponed.
  • The Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis is closing all 10 sites until further notice.
  • All Indianapolis libraries will be closed until further notice. Any overdue items during this time will have extended due dates until the library reopens.
  • All Indiana licensed gaming and racing operations to close for at least 14 days beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, March 16.

SCHOOLS

  • Avon Community Schools is closing all schools in the district until March 20 as a precaution after a students tested positive for the virus. Click here for more info.
  • The Orchard School is closing also closing through April 13.
  • Park Tudor will close Thursday and will remain closed until after spring break. The goal is to reopen the school by April 13. Click here for more info.
  • All Wayne County schools, public and private, will be closed until April 13. All buildings and buses will be cleaned during this time, according to the Wayne County Health Department.
  • Zionsville Community Schools will have a non-student day on March 13. E-learning days will begin Monday, March 16.
  • Western Boone County Community School Corporation will be on e-learning through at least March 20.
  • Lebanon Community Schools will be closed March 13, and begin e-learning days on Monday, March 16. The district expects to return to normal operation on April 6.
  • Greenfield-Central Schools will be closed Friday, Superintendent Harold Olin said in a tweet. It will not be considered an e-learning day.
  • Southern Hancock County schools will close until after spring break on April 6. The district will use six e-learning days prior to spring break.
  • Mt. Vernon schools will close Friday and the two weeks following spring break. From March 30-April 10, the district will have e-learning days.
  • Franklin Community Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay Friday. Starting Monday, the district will have e-learning days until the start of spring break. The district will decide what to do after spring break starting April 1.
  • Hamilton Southeastern Schools will close from Monday through April 2 using e-learning and waiver days.
  • Center Grove will close schools beginning Monday, March 16.
  • Brownsburg Community School Corporation will close schools on Friday. From March 16-20, students will have at-home learning. You can view more information from the district here.
  • Adventureland Childcare, located at 9665 Hague Road, will be closed through Monday, March 23, effective Friday, March 13.
  • Noblesville Schools will close Monday and have e-learning days from Tuesday, March 27.
  • Carmel Clay Schools will close Monday through April 10. They will have virtual learning days. You can view more information here.
  • Seymour Community School Corporation will be closed from March 23 until at least April 6.
  • School on Wheels is suspending tutoring at all school and shelter locations from March 16-April 12, according to a tweet.

UNIVERSITIES & COLLEGES

  • Ball State University will suspend in-person classes starting Monday and will move classes online for the rest of the spring semester. Click here for more info.
  • Butler University and the University of Indianapolis will extend spring break. Classes will move online after the break. Click here for more info.
  • Marian University and Franklin College told RTV6 it is continuing with in-person classes at this time.
  • All Indianapolis Public Schools field trips have been canceled until April 3. Click here for more info.
  • Several major universities across the country have suspended in-person classes. Click here for the full list.
  • In-person classes at Indiana University have been suspended until at least April 5. Click here for more info.
  • Indiana Tech has suspended in-person classes and will be moving all classes to online.
  • Indiana State University go to online classes after its scheduled spring break for two weeks starting March 30.
  • Franklin College is temporarily suspending in-person classes and campus activities and will move to “distance learning” until the end of its spring break on Sunday, April 5.
  • Marian University will be transitioning all in-person classes to online for at least two weeks. The campus will remain open during that period.
  • On Friday, Indiana University Bloomington an update was posted announcing additional facility closures.
  • In person classes for the rest of the spring semester have been suspended at DePauw University. You can view more information on the suspension here.

SPORTS

  • The Big Ten men’s basketball tournament has been canceled.
  • The NBA has suspended the rest of the season after a player tested positive for the virus. Click here for more info.
  • The 2020 USL Championship season, which includes the Indy Eleven, has been suspended for at least 30 days.
  • Both weekends of the USA Volleyball Mideast Qualifier tournament have been canceled, according to USA Volleyball’s website.
  • The start of the Indianapolis Indians season will be delayed.
  • All IndyCar events through April are canceled.
  • The IHSAA has postponed the boys basketball tournament
  • The ECHL cancels the remainder of the Indy Fuel season.

EVENTS

  • Indy St. Paddy’s Day weekend events including Parade, Greening of the Canal & Shamrock Run/Walk
  • Public events at the Indianapolis Public Library have been canceled through April 5. Click here for more info.
  • Indiana High School Winter Winds and Winter Percussion 2020 season canceled.
  • Indiana State School Music Association has canceled all music events through April 11. This includes all Junior/Middle/Elementary Concert Organization Festivals and the ISSMA State Show Choir and Jazz Finals.
  • Greenwood will close its Community Center beginning at 6 p.m. Friday. It will not reopen until at least Monday, March 30.
  • The Indianapolis tour date for ‘An Evening with Michael Bublé’ has been postponed. The new date for the event, which was originally scheduled for April 1 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, will be announced shortly, according to a press release.
  • The Indiana Flower and Patio Show scheduled for March 14-22 has been canceled.
  • All Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra concerts have been canceled until March 31.
  • Until further notice, events at the Indiana State Fairgrounds have been canceled.
  • Monster Energy Supercross scheduled for March 14 at Lucas Oil Stadium has been canceled.
  • The Boys & Girls Club of Indianapolis is closed until further notice.
  • All events at the Pacers Athletic Center will be canceled or postponed, according to a tweet from the center.
  • The FDIC International convention in Indianapolis, which typically brings in more than 35,000 fire and rescue professionals from more than 65 countries, has been postponed, according to its website.
  • Indy Winter Farmers Market closed on March 14
  • Indiana Historical Society postponing all on-site special events and programs, including group tours, until the end of April. General IHS admission will remain open.
  • The 500 Festival is has canceled all events through April 11.
  • The Plainfield Library will be closed until further notice. Materials should not be returned at this time and fines and fees will not be charged.
  • The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum will close Saturday and reopen around March 30.
  • Conner Prairie will be closed from Saturday until March 30.
  • All programs at the Center for the Performing Arts will be suspended until April 12.
  • The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis has announced the suspension and changes of several programs. You can view more information here.
  • Elton John’s concert initially scheduled for March 26 will be rescheduled for another date. Exactly when has not been confirmed at this time.
  • Nick Cannon’s Wild ‘N Out is being rescheduled. The new date has not been added yet.
  • Billie Eilish’s concert originally scheduled for March 25 will be scheduled for a new date.
  • MercyMe slotted to perform on March 19, is being moved to October 8.

CHURCHES

  • Traders Point Christian Church: “Weekend Experience” will be online only.
  • The Archdiocese of Indianapolis is leaving the closure decisions to individual pastors.
  • Northview Church will provide online only worship services for the next four weekends. You can view updates and more information here.
  • Heartland Church, located at 9665 Hague Road, will be closed for two weeks effective March 13.

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