Updated March 15: HRM Events Cancelled or Postponed Due to COVID-19

Corona Virus Canceled Events

Family Fun Halifax strives to be the best resource for family-friendly events in HRM. In an effort to continue to provide event-based, family-friendly information to our readers, we have created this article to share updates on the cancellation of HRM events due to COVID-19. Please note we will update this list as quickly as possible. Family Fun Halifax does not organize any events, as such we aren’t responsible for the cancellation of any events. We will do our utmost to keep our readers informed. If you are aware of any coronavirus-related event cancellations that are not listed below, please let us know. (halifax@familyfuncanada.com).

Update – March 16, 2020:

Cineplex Theatres – temporarily closed.

Hatfield Farms – temporarily closed.

Whitepoint Beach Lodge – closing temporarily starting March 18th

Update – March 15, 2020:

Discovery Centre – temporarily closed.

Shubenacadie Wildlife Park – temporarily closed.

Mastermind Toys – March Break Events are cancelled

Scholars Choice – March Break Events are cancelled.

HRM Library Programs – effective Monday, March 16th, all libraries closed for 3 weeks.

Update – March 14, 2020:

Chapters March Break Events – March Break Kids Events are cancelled, stores remain open.

Michaels March Break Events – March Break Kids Events are cancelled, stores remain open.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia – Family Sunday Event cancelled, closed to the public indefinitely.

Update – March 13, 2020:

Home Depot Kids Workshop (scheduled for March 14 and March 16-20) is cancelled.

St. Paddy’s Day Parade (scheduled for March 15) is cancelled.

Atlantic Sports and RV Show (scheduled for March 13-15) is rescheduled for September 12th – 13th, 2020.

HRM Library Programs – effective Monday, March 16th, all public programs are cancelled until further notice

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 – closed to the public indefinitely.

Ross Farm Museum – temporarily closed.

Museum of Natural History – temporarily closed.

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic – temporarily closed.

Update – March 12, 2020:

The CHL (Halifax Mooseheads) has paused the season due to the coronavirus.

The NLL (Halifax Thunderbirds) has paused the season due to the coronavirus.

The NHL has paused the season due to the coronavirus.

The MLS has postponed all games for the next 30 days.

MLB is delaying the start of the 2020 season.

COVID-19 in HRM: Things Your Family Needs to Know

Individuals experiencing fevers and coughs are encouraged to call Healthline 811 even if potential COVID-19 symptoms are mild.

Parents are encouraged to educate children about social-distancing. No hugs, no handshakes, no kisses, no sharing food/drink. Coughing should be directed into one’s sleeve or elbow.

Parents should remind children about proper hand-washing with soap and water, scrubbing hands for the length of time it takes to sing Happy Birthday.

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