Events canceled locally and regionally due to coronavirus

This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, also known as 2019-nCoV, the coronavirus virus that causes COVID-19
(National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Rocky Mountain Laboratories)

Because of fears of the coronavirus spreading, many events published in recent papers have been canceled or postponed--and more events continue to be canceled and postponed. Readers should refer to organizers’ websites and social media posts to check on the status of their events. Some of the events that have been canceled or postponed are listed below but readers should check the status of all events of interest. (For a list of San Diego events and more canceled or postponed, visit

All March Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts classes and events
All March programs at the Encinitas Library and Cardiff Library
San Diego Botanic Garden until further notice
3/17/20 Red Cross Blood Drive, Encinitas Library
3/18/20 and 3/25/20 Wednesdays@Noon concerts, Encinitas Library
3/19/20 Arts and Literacy Workshop, Encinitas Library
3/19/20 Sheriff Outreach Team, Encinitas Library
3/20/19 Reception and Artist Talk, Lux Art Institute
3/21/20 Storytelling Festival, Encinitas Library
3/21/20 San Diego Folk Heritage concert, Encinitas Library
3/21/20 Painting Workshop, Lux Art Institute
3/22/20 San Diego Poetry event, Encinitas Library
3/22/20 Heritage Museum St. Patrick’s Day event, Encinitas Library
3/27/20 Nathan and Jessie concert, Encinitas Library
3/28/20 Vladimir Khomyakov concert, Encinitas Library
3/29/20 Encinitas Half Marathon, Moonlight Beach
3/31/20 State of the City, Encinitas Community Center


To comply with the order issued by the Governor’s office and County Health and Human Services Agency to postpone gatherings of 250 people or more in response to the Coronavirus outbreak, the City of Encinitas’ first public workshop on the City’s Homeless Action Plan scheduled on Monday, March 16, 2020, has been postponed to a future date to be determined.

1:46 PM, Mar. 15, 2020: The list of events canceled or postponed was updated March 15 at 1:46 p.m.

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