Events Cancelled and Postponed Across Community Due To Coronavirus

Multiple events in the community are being postponed or cancelled in an effort to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus.

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced yesterday that all events with more than 250 people in attendance are to be cancelled.

Cancelled Events:

March 12: NAABA Showcase Banquet

March 13: The (Re)Connection Revolution: An Evening with Dr. Jody Carrington

March 13: 8th Annual University Studies Conference

March 13: Canadian Kangaroo Math Event

March 15: Boys and Girls Club Alumni Game

March 15: MacDonald Island Dance Showcase

March 17: Derina Harvey Band at Keyano Theatre

March 20: If you’re angry and you know it . . . An Evening with Carla White and Friends

March 21: The Northern Lights Health Foundation Spring Fling.

March 21: Reel Rock Film Tour

March 21-22: Northern Dance Off 2020

March 25: Ecole Dickensfield Presents: Haphazardly Ever After

March 26: Mission Songs Project

March 26: LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) Multicultural Celebration.

March 28: United Way Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo Wingding

March 28: Big Brothers Big Sisters Curl for Kids

April 11: King’s Kids Promotions Giant Easter Egg Hunt

April 24 – 26: Spring Show & Market Tradeshow

All bookings at the Syncrude Sport and Wellness Centre including fitness classes, ASDC training, and meetings have been cancelled.

The municipality is also postponing their winter maintenance engagement sessions, Senior Luncheons in Janvier and Conklin, and sessions for their downtown revitalization incentive pilot project.

CMHA’s Recovery College Wood Buffalo in-person support is suspended but telephone and email support remain available.


March 14: Entrepreneurship & Innovation Conference

March 16: Build Your Own Website Event

March 17: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Event

March 18: Women’s Business Connect: From Woe to Wow!

March 26: Mini Pop Kids (hold onto your tickets – they will be valid for the new date when announced)

March 27: Rivalry Dinner fundraiser – postponed to a later date in the fall.

March 31-April 5: Badminton Canada’s Olympic Qualifier in Fort McMurray

March 31: United Way of Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo Annual General Meeting

April 3: Accounting Basics

April 4-5: Wood Buffalo Food Bank Spring Food Drive

April 5: Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids

April 7: Franchising 101 Event

April 8: Choices Job Fair

April 27: Design Your Next Chapter with Debbie Travis

2020 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association – Women’s Basketball National Championships

2020 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference Men’s and Women’s Futsal Championships


Closed for now:

Landmark Cinemas

MacDonald Island Park

Wood Buffalo Regional Library

Syncrude Sport and Wellness Centre

All schools and daycare

Keyano College

As more events are cancelled or postponed, we will continue to update the community.

Send us an email at [email protected], or call us at 780-791-0103 if you’d like your event to be added to the list.

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