The following events have been postponed or canceled in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus. If you want to include your event or organization on the list, please send a note with details to


▪ CANCELED: Aviston Legion Fish Fry — All occurrences canceled until further notice. American Legion Post 1239, 601 S. Clinton, Aviston. 618-228-7311 or or

▪ CANCELED: Scottish Rite Fish Fry — All occurrences are canceled. 618-235-3350.

▪ CANCELED: St. Henry Church Lenten Fish Fry — All occurrences are canceled. 618-233-2423.

▪ CANCELED: St. Joseph’s Parish Center fish fry — All fish fries canceled until further notice. St. Joseph’s is at 6 N. Alton St. in Freeburg.

CANCELED: St. Mary’s Church Fish Fry — All occurrences canceled. St. Mary’s Church, 1701 W. Main St., Belleville. 618-233-2391.

▪ CANCELED: St. Teresa Men’s Club Fish Fry — All occurrences canceled. 1108 Lebanon Ave., Belleville.

CANCELED: Quail Club Fish Fry — All occurrences canceled. Quail Club, 8303 Concordia Church Road, Belleville.

CANCELED: G.R.O.W. Unit of Madison County Association for Home and Community Education — April meeting is canceled. The next meeting will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, June 11 at Leclaire Christian Church, 1914 Esic Drive, Edwardsville.

▪ CANCELED: National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 1019 meeting — Wednesday, April 8. Also, NARFE has canceled its spring luncheon, which was scheduled for Wednesday, May 13. Service Center assistance is available by calling one of the following members: Jim Haley 618-795-5174, Dean Hemmer 618-233-3819, or Gene Wiggins 618-566-7980.

▪ CANCELED: St. Augustine Empty Bowl Soup Luncheon — Thursday, April 9. St. Augustine Parish Hall, 1900 W. Belle, Belleville.

▪ CANCELED: St. Elizabeth Church Fish Fry — April 10 canceled.

▪ CANCELED: River-to-River Trail Society — Remaining scheduled hikes for the 2020 spring hiking season will be canceled. This includes the public hikes previously scheduled for Saturday, April 11, April 18, and April 25; Sunday, April 26; and Saturday, May 2. The Society thanks all its members and friends for their support, and hopes they can offer another series of free public hikes in the fall.

▪ POSTPONED: The Shop Small Event — Saturday, April 11. Belle Clair Fairgrounds, 200 S. Belt East, Belleville. Rescheduled for Saturday, July 25.

▪ CANCELED: St. Clair Women’s Club Luncheon — Tuesday, April 14.

POSTPONED: 2020 Spring Health Fair — Wednesday, April 15. Highland Hope United Methodist Church, 12846 Daiber Road, Highland.

▪ CANCELED: O’Fallon Senior Citizens Club Meeting — Wednesday, April 15.

POSTPONED: Grafton Chamber of Commerce 3rd annual Mississippi Masters Golf Tournament — Friday, April 17. Lockhaven Golf Club, 10872 Lawrence Keller Drive, Godfrey.

▪ CANCELED: Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids’ Sake — Saturday, April 18. Camelot Bowl, 801 Beltline Road, Collinsville. 618-398-3162 or

POSTPONED: Night of the Stars Fundraiser — Saturday, April 18. Firemen’s Hall, 9510 Collinsville Road, Collinsville.

▪ CANCELED: The Flea Market — Saturday, April 18, and Sunday, April 19. Belle Clair Fairgrounds, 200 S. Belt East.

▪ CANCELED: Buck Road Cemetery Association Meeting — Sunday, April 19. The annual Memorial Day Service to be celebrated 2 p.m. Sunday, May 17, is still currently scheduled.

▪ CANCELED: Madison County Historical Society Speaker Series — Sunday, April 19. Immanuel Methodist Church, 800 N. Main St, Edwardsville.

▪ CANCELED: Marine Unit of Home and Community Education Association – The April 21 meeting is canceled. The program on Heart Health will be rescheduled at a later date.

POSTPONED: St. Louis’ Taste of the Nation — Tuesday, April 21. St. Louis Union Station, 1820 Market St., St. Louis.

▪ CANCELED: 40th annual Women’s Interfaith Conference of St. Louis — Wednesday, April 22. Hazelwood, Missouri. This event will be held at a later date.

▪ CANCELED: St. James Council of Catholic Women, Millstadt — Noon luncheon scheduled Wednesday, April 22, will be rescheduled at a later date.

▪ CANCELED: Euchre Tournament — Friday, April 24. Millstadt Senior Center, 102 S. Jefferson, Millstadt.

▪ CANCELED: About Boating Safety Class — Saturday, April 25. Milnot Beach House at Lake Lou Yaeger, 4313 Beach House Trail, Litchfield.

▪ CANCELED: St. Louis Antique Show — Saturday, April 25, and Sunday, April 26. Belle Clair Fairgrounds, 200 S. Belt East.

POSTPONED: 50th Anniversary St. Louis Earth Day Festival — April 25-26. Muny Grounds in Forest Park, St. Louis. Organizers are working to determine a later date and location to reschedule. In the short term, there are plans to create a Virtual Earth day Festival at during the week of April 18-26.

▪ CANCELED: 22nd Annual Congressional Prayer Breakfast — Monday, May 4. Gateway Center in Collinsville, 1 Gateway Drive. Next year’s prayer breakfast is scheduled for Monday, May 3, 2021. Mike Lindell, inventor and CEO of MyPillow, will be the keynote speaker.

POSTPONED: Land of Lincoln Honor Flight of Springfield — Tuesday, May 12. All veterans scheduled for this flight have been notified and will be offered the opportunity to participate on the Sept. 22, 2020 Honor Flight.

▪ RESCHEDULED: Hettenhausen Center for the Arts at McKendree University — “TAO Drum” has been rescheduled for 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14; and “Ishmael Beah” has been rescheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, 2021. Hettenhausen Center for the Arts is located at 701 College Road in Lebanon. For more info, please contact

▪ CANCELED: Hettenhausen Center for the Arts at McKendree University — “The ReMINDers” has been canceled.

▪ CANCELED: Public Building Commission of St. Clair County — Monthly meeting for March has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date.1

▪ CANCELED: 16th Annual Cooking for Kids Tribute Dinner-Auction — Saturday, April 18, Orlando’s South. St. Louis-based Lutheran Elementary School Association. (Click here for links to their Illinois schools.). For more information, visit

▪ CANCELED: 23rd annual Tour de Stooges — Saturday, May 2.

▪ CANCELED: Art on the Square — May 15-17. Downtown Belleville.

▪ CANCELED: 32nd annual Run for the Wall — Tuesday, May 19. Mount Vernon. The run was scheduled to stop in Mount Vernon for a donated luncheon. This will no longer take place. 618-242-3151.

▪ CANCELED: 2020 Air Show & Open House — May 30-31. Scott AFB.


▪ Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois — Girl Scouts have suspended door-to-door cookie sales and booths. Cookies can be purchased online and shipped/delivered to homes. For information or to order:

▪ The Red Porch Cafe — 301 E. Hanover, New Baden. Closing 2 p.m. on March 20 until further notice. 618-588-5250.

▪ BEAST Craft BBQ — 20 S. Belt W., Belleville. Closed immediately until further notice.

▪ Scott Credit Union — Scott Credit Union will temporarily be suspending access to branch lobbies at all locations beginning Thursday, March 19. Drive-ups will remain open during regular business hours. ATMs will also be available.

▪ J.C. Penney — All stores are temporarily closed until further notice.

▪ maurices — All stores are temporarily closed until further notice.

▪ Express and Express Factory Outlet stores — Closed until further notice. Includes St. Clair Square location.

▪ Club Fitness — Closed until further notice. Includes metro-east locations at 20 Carlyle Plaza in east Belleville; 571 Beltline Road in Collinsville; 1953 W. Highway 50 in Fairview Heights; 3443 Nameoki Road in Granite City; and 1234 Central Park Parkway in O’Fallon.

▪ Kennelwood Pet Resorts — The following locations will be temporarily closed effective Saturday, March 21: The O’Fallon Spa inside of Four Paws Animal Hospital; Chesterfield, Missouri; Ballwin, Missouri; and the Grooming by Kennelwood Spa inside the HSMO Headquarters on Macklind Ave.

▪ Sky Zone Fairview Heights — 10850 Lincoln Trail, Fairview Heights. Closed until further notice. Sky Zone will work with those needing to reschedule existing bookings or events. 618-589-1111.

▪ Main Street Community Center — 1003 N. Main St., Edwardsville. Starting March 23, until further notice, Main Street Community Center will reduce the volume of rides provided to seniors. The Center will offer three hours of transportation per day: 9 a.m. to noon on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays, 1-4 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Clients are asked to contact the Center at least one day in advance. Same day rides will not be available. 618-656-0300.

▪ Schnucks — The Courtesy Centers at the following stores will remain open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.: 2811 Homer Adams Parkway, Alton; 800 Carlyle Ave., Belleville; 1615 Camp Jackson Road Cahokia; 625 Lincoln Highway, Fairview Heights; 3100 Madison Ave., Granite City; 1911 Sangamon Ave. E., Springfield. Beginning Monday, March 23, Schnucks in-store retail pharmacies will be open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays so that seniors and those with underlying health conditions can also visit the pharmacy when shopping during the 6 - 7 a.m. hour. These pharmacies will observe their regular hours all other days. Schnucks has designated 6-7 a.m. daily for all stores as shopping time exclusively for seniors (age 60+) and for those most at risk of COVID-19 due to underlying health conditions. For updates:

▪ Belleville Area Humane Society — 1301 S. 11th St., Belleville. BAHS is utilizing an “Appointment Only” process for both adoption and volunteers. See how you can help: 618-235-3712 or

▪ BJC Healthcare — Special restrictions are being put into place for visitors at all locations at this time. Visitors experiencing signs of illness cannot visit until they return to health. One visitor is allowed at a time per patient, including inpatient care units, emergency departments, intensive care units, outpatient surgery and procedure areas, medical offices and clinics. Two visitors at a time are permitted in obstetrics and pediatrics. No visitors under the age of 16, including siblings. All visitors will be asked screening questions. Visitors are urged to follow hand hygiene and any other protection needed for the patient. Additional restrictions may apply in certain high-risk areas such as cancer, transplant and where patients have compromised immune systems.

▪ Southwestern Illinois College Programs & Services for Older Persons (PSOP) — PSOP is closed to any and all activities except for essential operational services until further notice. 618-234-4410.

▪ O’Fallon Parks & Recreation — All spring leagues and programs are suspended and all games and practices postponed through March 29. Parks & Recreation Facilities will have limited access. The parks will continue to remain open at this time. 618-624-0139.

▪ Gateway Arch National Park — Tram Ride to the Top operations at Gateway Arch National Park are suspended until further notice. Gateway Arch National Park, which includes the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse will be closed beginning March 18 until further notice. The Arch grounds will remain open to provide the public healthy walking and biking options. Those who have pre-purchased Tram Ride to the Top tickets will receive full refunds. 877-982-1410 or

▪ Driver Services Facilities — All locations statewide will be closed through April 30. Expiration dates for driver’s licenses, identification (ID) cards, vehicle registrations and other transactions and document filings will be extended at least 30 days through an emergency rule. Many transactions with the Secretary of State’s office may be conducted online at

▪ Community Link — By end of day, Monday, March 16, all Community Day Service sites will close. This includes day programs, day training programs, sheltered workshops, and/or any other day site serving individuals with intellectual disabilities. Day program services will be halted until April 15. 618-526-8800 or

▪ Illinois State Museum, Branches — The Illinois State Museum in Springfield, as well as its Research and Collections Center, also located in Springfield, Dickson Mounds Museum in Lewistown and the Lockport Gallery in Lockport. All affiliated locations will remain closed until further notice.

▪ Belleville Public Library — Both branches are closed to the public through the end of April. All electronic resources and databases are still available, and access has been expanded for patrons.

▪ Glen Carbon Centennial Library — 198 S. Main St., Glen Carbon. The Glen Carbon Centennial Library will be closed through April. During this time there will be no public services available at the building. Our outdoor drop is locked and there will not be any late fees during the closure.

▪ New Athens District Library will be closed through at least May 1. During this time we ask that you do not use the library’s book drop and hold your items until we have reopened. There will be no overdue penalties or notices issued. 618-475-3255.

▪ St. Clair County Historical Society’s Museums are temporarily closed. 618-234-1600: leave a message. 314-282-5019: immediate assistance. For updates and more:

▪ St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station will temporarily close until further notice. Tickets will be valid for 90 days from the original visit date. The Aquarium will work with guests to reschedule if they hold tickets for a date between March 16 and March 31. All exchange and refund requests should be emailed to

▪ The Wildey Theatre has suspended all shows through April. Check the Wildey Theatre website for updates on rescheduled or new shows. 618-307-1750 or

▪ The Riverbender Community Center in Alton will temporarily adjust its program schedule beginning the week of March 16. Friday night Open Play events will be canceled until further notice.

▪ Casino Queen in East St. Louis and Argosy Casino Alton have been ordered to close for two weeks beginning Monday.

▪ HealthWorks! Kids’ Museum St. Louis — 1100 Macklind Ave., St. Louis. HealthWorks! Kids’ Museum will close to the public at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, and remain closed until further notice.

▪ St. Clair Square — St. Clair Square is closed. Certain restaurants remain open for takeout or delivery.

▪ HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland Gift Shop — 12866 Troxler Ave., Highland. HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland has decided to cancel several upcoming events and to temporarily close the Gift Shop. This decision is being made to best ensure the health and wellbeing of the community.

▪ HSHS Holy Family Thrift Shop — 700 S. Fourth St. Closed temporarily, and donations are not being accepted at this time. Once we have a date for reopening, an announcement will be made. 618-664-2728.

▪ HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese & Highland — The Friends Van will not be in service effective Tuesday, March 17. Once we have a date that the service will resume, an announcement will be made. The Friends Van provides free transportation to medical appointments, personal errand and more services to the communities of Madison and Clinton County.

▪ Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce — All Chamber events through April are canceled or postponed. Events affected include: Healthcare & CSA Committee, April 9; Coffee Cup Connections, April 14; HomeBrew Walk, April 18. All purchased tickets, reservations, and sponsorships will be honored when new dates are announced, and separate communications will be made if refunds need to be applied. 618-233-2015 or

▪ O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce — The Chamber will postpone/cancel events through April. 618-632-3377 or

▪ Six Flags St. Louis — Per their website, “Six Flags St. Louis has delayed opening and will open in mid-May, or as soon as possible thereafter. While there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 at the property, the safety of our guests and team members is always our highest priority. We will continue to closely monitor this evolving situation, and follow the most current guidance from federal, state, and local officials.” For more information, visit

▪ St. Louis Art Museum — One Fine Arts Drive, St. Louis. the Art Museum is suspending all public programs and tours, including ticketed and non-ticketed, through April 30. Canceled programs include gallery talks, daily tours, Member events, lectures, SLAM Underground and Family Sundays. “Millet and Modern Art: From Van Gogh to Dali” and Art Museum galleries will remain open during regularly scheduled public hours.

▪ Contemporary Art Museum — 3750 Washington Blvd., St. Louis. The Contemporary Art Museum will close March 18 and will remain so until further notice. All CAM public programs and events are postponed or canceled until further notice. Create, CAM’s 2020 Gala, scheduled fro April 10, is postponed.

▪ St. Louis Symphony Orchestra — All performances through May 10 are postponed or canceled. For information regarding tickets and schedules, visit

▪ The Sheldon Concert Hall & Art Galleries — 3648 Washington Blvd., St. Louis. All Sheldon-presented concerts and other events through May 10 have been postponed or canceled. Plans to reschedule are underway, and ticket buyer should retain their current tickets – they will be honored for the new dates. Additional information will be provided to ticket buyers as events are rescheduled. Scheduling changes for events presented by non-Sheldon promoters will be handled on a case by case basis. All updates can be found at or at

▪ McKendree University and the Hettenhausen Center for the Arts (the Hett) — All events and performances (internal, hosted or rented) scheduled at the Hett through June 1 have been canceled, effectively immediately. These cancellations include The ReMINDers (April 6), and speaker, Ishmael Beah (April 15). They are offering patrons the possibility of applying their tickets to a future event at the Hett, donating the ticket value to the University or contacting them for a full refund, less any original mailing fees. Please contact the box office during operating hours to discuss ticket disposition at 618-537-6863. The box office is open from noon to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday.

▪ Saint Louis Science Center — Effective Saturday, March 14, the Science Center will be closed until further notice. The Science Center team will work remotely during the close, Monday through Friday, to answer any questions the public might have. For guests who have purchased tickets in advance for their paid attractions can contact the reservations team during regular business hours via email at

▪ Pulitzer Arts Foundation — The Pulitzer in St. Louis is temporarily closing the museum, effective immediately, and postponing all events until further notice. They will continue to monitor the public health situation developing globally and in the St. Louis community and will re-evaluate at that time. They will continue to post updates and share information online. Please refer to their website,, and social media.

▪ Smithton Senior Center — Closed for all senior activities for the remainder of the month of April. 711 S. Main St. 618-236-1200.

▪ Mississippi Valley Library District — Collinsville and Fairmont City libraries, closed until further notice. All onsite services, including curbside pickup, will not be available. 618-344-1112, 618-482-3966,

▪ Alton Visitor Center — 200 Piasa St., Alton. The Visitor Center will become a virtual visitor center. The center will remain staffed but will be closed to the public. Visitors will be able to phone the center at 618-465-6676 or 800-258-6645 for any updates or tourism related information from throughout the region. In addition, visitors can email for email correspondence or even live chat on the website. An ongoing clearinghouse for visitor information to this region can be found at

▪ St. Louis Zoo — Effective immediately, the zoo announces a temporary closure to the public until further notice. All public and private events as well as educational programs are canceled through at least April 22. The zoo will determine plans to reopen at a later date.

▪ Smithton Village Hall — Closed to the public until further notice. Please utilize the 24 hour drop box (located on the outside of the building to the right of the main door) for any payments. To reach someone at Village Hall, 131 S. Main St., please call the office at 618-233-4180 during normal business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday). Updates will be posted on the website ( and Smithton Police Department Facebook page.

▪ Edwardsville Township Community Park — Closed until further notice. More updates to come as they are available. Once the park can safely be reopened, Edwardsville Township will post an announcement on its website,, and Facebook, as well as issue a news release. For more info, call 618-656-0292.

▪ U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District —To ensure the safety of our visitors and employees, all U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Carlyle Lake Project campgrounds, picnic shelters, and playgrounds will remain closed until further notice. In addition special events, including USACE-sponsored events, interpretive programs, fishing tournaments, dam tours, public meetings, and site visits are put on hold until further notice. Refunds for reservations impacted will be provided through Recreation One-Stop (1-877-444-6777 or Individuals with paid reservations will be contacted by email and full refunds will be automatically processed by with no cancellation fees. All boat ramps and day use areas, and hiking and biking trails will continue to remain open at this time. Visitors are reminded to comply with the social distancing requirements while engaging in outdoor activities at Carlyle Lake.

▪ Illinois Lottery — All claim centers will be closed to the public until further notice. Winning players are encouraged to mail in their claims. If your claim is $600 or less, you can still visit your local Lottery retailer. Please visit the Lottery’s website,, to download a claim form and for more information on how to submit a claim through the mail.

▪ O’Fallon Public Library — As of 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, the library is closed. 120 Civic Plaza. 618-632-3783. During this shutdown, no library items are due (keep items until the library reopens), no fines will be assessed, digital resources are still available (see ebooks & More for a variety of options, and requests will remain in active status until services resume.

▪ Scott Air Force Base Exchange — Effective Wednesday, March 18, the main Exchange complex (Bldg. 1981) on Scott Air Force Base will have altered hours of operation. Main store and all other facilities will close at 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday with the following exceptions: Charleys will close at 5 p.m. and Dominos will have regular hours of operation. On Sunday, all facilities will have regular hours of operation.

▪ Scott Credit Union — Effective Thursday, March 19, Scott Credit Union will temporarily suspend access to their branch lobbies at all locations. Their drive-ups will remain open during regular business hours and the ATMs will continue to be available. For more information, call their Member Contact Center at 800-888-4728 or visit their Contact Us page at

▪ Touchette Regional Hospital — Under the current circumstances regarding COVID-19, Touchette Regional Hospital will be limiting visitors inside the hospital, 5900 Bond Ave., Centreville, and at its Archview Medical Center, 2071 Goose Lake Road Sauget, effective immediately. These restrictions are in place “until further notice” and are “subject to change as conditions change.” 618-332-3060 or

▪ Valley View Cemetery — Due to the projected rain fall over the next few weeks, there will be no volunteer cleanup day at Valley View Cemetery for this year (including no back update). If you are able, feel free to pick up your own decoration. Also due to the many closings and concerns of the COVID-19 issues, the March board meeting will be held via conference with board members only. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us.

▪ Belleville Optometry Ltd. — 22 N. Jackson St., Belleville. The office is closed until the stay-at-home order is expired. Althoug the office is closed, they are available for urgent needs and emergencies. For emergencies involving your eyes or vision, please call Dr. Ritzel at 618-972-2750. For more information, call 618-233-1270.

▪ Best Buy — Closed for in-store shopping and service experiences. Curbside service is available outside of stores, and doorstep drop-off for all home deliveries.

▪ Burger King — Metro-east Burger King locations will begin offering free kids meals starting Monday, March 23. Two free kids meals are offered for every adult meal purchased at all Burger King franchisee Broadway Restaurant Group locations throughout the St. Louis region, across Missouri and Southern Illinois. The offer is available for orders placed through the restaurant’s online or mobile apps. Guests can use the app one time per guest every day through Monday, April, 6 or as long as supplies last. All area Burger King locations also are offering free delivery for orders over $10. Metro-east Burger King locations include Belleville, Bethalto, Collinsville, Columbia, Fairview Heights, Granite City, Highland, Jerseyville, Okawville, Pontoon Beach, Troy and Wood River.

▪ Illinois Gaming Board — Suspended all video gaming operations at all licensed establishments of any kind and all casino gambling operations in Illinois until at least Wednesday, April 8. The Gaming Board is continuously monitoring developments in connectionwith the COVID-19 public health crisis and will update licensees and the public as warranted ifany further extension is necessary.

▪ St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Highland and HSHS Holy Family Hospital Greenville — Effective 6 a.m. Saturday, March 21, no longer allowing visitors into the hospital. Loved ones can be checked on by calling St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese at 618-526-4511, Holy Family Hospital Greenville at 618-664-1230 or St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland at 618-651-2600. An operator will connect people to patients’ rooms after they provide some information. For more information visit, or

▪ Touchette Regional Hospital — Ceasing the following non-emergency services as of Wednesday, March 25: Elective surgeries and procedures; screening mammography; ultrasound (except to assist the Emergency Department); Start Now program; sleep lab; seniors IQ. Patients will be notified of these changes and appointments will not be made until further notice. The Touchette specialists at Archview Medical Center in Sauget will continue to see patients at this time. For info, call 618-656-7333.

▪ Cinema St. Louis — Classic French Film Festival: Working to move to late July/early August; St. Louis Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Film Festival: Moving from May 1 to hopefully this summer; QFest: Moving from mid-May to possibly July; Filmmaking camps: Camps slated for June and July will continue as scheduled for now; I Love Movies Trivia Night: Still scheduled for Friday, June 5, with backup dates of Friday, Aug. 28, or Friday, Sept. 4; St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase: This event is currently scheduled to go on as planned in July; Golden Anniversaries: Films of 1970: The six-film fest is now slated for the following Saturday-Sundays: Aug. 22-23, Aug. 29-30, and Sept. 5-6 at the St. Louis Public Library’s Central Library; SLIFF: Hoping to go as scheduled in November.


CANCELED: Fairview Heights Planning Commission Meeting — Thursday, April 14. City of Fairview Heights, 10025 Bunkum Road, Fairview Heights.

▪ City of Belleville — All city offices will be closed to the public effective, Tuesday, March 17 at 8 a.m. until the close of business on March 30. Essential city services will still be provided including police and fire protection, sanitation/trash pick-up, and sewer services. All employees should report to work as regularly scheduled. All Belleville public libraries will remain closed through March 30, and all Parks and Recreation events and activities are canceled through March 30, including all events at the Nichols Center. All events at the city parks including reservations for special events and sporting events that will draw 50 or more people will be canceled until May 11. All inspections conducted by the Health, Housing and Building Department will be scheduled on a case-by-case basis until further notice. 618-233-6810 or

▪ City of O’Fallon — Starting March 18, there will be limited access to city facilities. The city will not disconnect water or sewer service during this time. Water and sewer bills can be paid online at, drop-offed box located at City Hall or mailed in to 255 South Lincoln Avenue, O’Fallon, Illinois 62269. City facilities will remain in operation, but in-person meetings and face-to-face transactions will be restricted. Visit for more information and updates.

▪ City of Mascoutah — City offices will be closed on Tuesday, March 17, to protect the health and safety of City staff during the General Primary Election since City Hall is a polling place. City Hall will be open for the General Primary Election on Tuesday, March 17 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Beginning Wednesday, March 18, City Hall will be closed to the public until further notice. City Hall will have staff on site to conduct business over the phone and electronically between the normal hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. 618-566-2964 or

▪ City of Highland — Highland City Hall and the building and zoning departments are restricted to screened appointments only, with admittance only by appointment. Residents should call 618-654-9891 or visit to make an appointment. All public events over 50 people and schools are closed through March 30. The Korte Recreation Center and Weinheimer Community Center are closed until the schools reopen. The Highland Speedway has canceled all events including the March 22 swap meet, and Louis Later Memorial Library is closed effective March 17.

▪ Village of Godfrey — Village hall will restrict access of its offices to the public effective Wednesday, March 18, until further notice. All village employees will continue to be on site and working to assist any needs a resident may need help with. Doors will be locked to the public, but residents can still access any department by making an appointment. All Parks & Recreation events will also be postponed until further notice. 618-466-3324 or

▪ City of Edwardsville — All City Council and Committee Meetings will take place at the Wildey Theatre, 252 N. Main St., Edwardsville, until further notice. All disconnections for water services for all customers are suspended until May 1. Payments can be made online, over the phone, or via the drop box outside City Hall, 118 Hillsboro,, or via U.S. Mail. Public access to the Public Works Building, 200 E. Park, will be limited to the front vestibule. Payments will not be accepted. The Edwardsville Public Library will be closing and offering limited, modified services March 17-29. and

▪ Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office — Effective March 17, the Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office will operate with essential staff only. All case management and status dockets, all Tuesday IV-D (child support) dockets, all DUI and DVAC compliance dockets, all Probate and Landlord-Tenant cases, all Petitions to Revoke and Bond Preliminary hearings, all Traffic appearance dockets, and all civil and criminal motion dockets or settings that are scheduled for the next 30 days are to be continued by the assigned judges. The court will continue to conduct hearings on essential or timely matters if the presentment of a motion or petition cannot be conducted remotely by email, video or telephonic means.Individuals who wish to file an order of protection should visit the Madison County Law Library located in the basement of the Madison County Courthouse, 155 N. Main St., Edwardsville, where they will be able to find forms. 618-296-5354.

▪ Lincoln Home National Historic Site — Springfield. Lincoln Home National Historic Site’s publicly accessible buildings including the Visitor Center, Lincoln Home, Dean House, and Arnold House are temporarily closed until further notice. Visitors wishing to visit the site can still do so through a self-guided walking experience in the four-block historic neighborhood. Park related updates will be posted to the park website at and on Facebook at

CANCELED: Illinois Secretary of State’s Office — Permits for all scheduled tours of the Illinois State Capitol Building and all events scheduled to take place at the Capitol Building have been canceled. In addition, lobbyists who have lobby days or other events at the Capitol Building are being encouraged to alert them to these cancellations.

▪ Illinois Department of Corrections — All visits are temporarily suspended effective March 14 until further notice. The Department is expanding opportunities for video visits and phone calls. In addition to expanding opportunities for video visits and calls, the Department is providing all people in custody with funds for two 20-minute phone calls and one 15-minute video visit. We also encourage families to write to their incarcerated loved ones as often as possible. Attorneys are still permitted to visit IDOC facilities, but will be screened upon arrival.


CANCELED1: Class 1A and Class 2A Boys State Basketball Tournament at Peoria Civic Center

CANCELED: Class 3A Mount Vernon Sectional: East St. Louis vs. Chatham-Glenwood

CANCELED2: Class 4A Pekin Sectional: Collinsville vs. Normal West

POSTPONED: Edwardsville Indoor Track and Field Meet at Principia College. Will probably be rescheduled

POSTPONED3: Metro East Kick-Off Baseball Tournament. To be rescheduled

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