Note: Indiana Governor Holcomb has declared that gatherings of 250 or more will be prohibited for the time being because of the novel coronavirus, prompting several event postponements/cancellations. We are continuously updating this list. Please contact organizers for previously announced events not on this list before attending to avoid disappointment. Send information for list additions to

Western Wayne Community Lenten service (March 15)

First United Methodist, Cambridge City
First United Methodist Church of Cambridge City will be closed for at least the next three Sundays (March 22, March 29 and April 5). However, Pastor Max Milton will record his sermon to be played on Cambridge City First United Methodist Church Facebook page and YouTube channel no later than Sunday mornings.

Lions breakfast
Williamsburg Lions Club is cancelling its monthly breakfast that was to take place on Saturday, March 21.

Wayne County Rural Urban Banquet
The banquet has been canceled.

Richmond Columbian Properties’ 4th Annual Photography Show
The show and the corresponding call to photographers have been cancelled.

Friends Fellowship Community book sale
The used book sale set for late March has been canceled.

Community Food Pantry, Richmond
Board members decided to suspend operations for the next two weeks, March 16 to March 27th. We are tentatively scheduled to reopen on Monday, March 30th. We are currently assessing how to handle operations while keeping clients and volunteers safe and healthy.

Whitewater Valley Pro Bono’s Paint for Justice event
Due to COVID-19 recommended precautions, we are deferring and will in the future reschedule our “Paint for Justice” event currently scheduled for March 28, 2020. Any ticket purchases/sponsorships will carry forward to the new date when it is set. Thank you for your understanding. Meanwhile, our pro bono legal services to the Wayne County community continue and we anticipate local legal needs will increase during these challenging times. Your continued support is sincerely appreciated.

Interaction Singles
The weekly Friday dances at the Eagles Lodge in Richmond are being canceled March 13 and 20, with future dates to be determined later. The group can be found on Facebook at “Friends Who Like Single’s Interaction, Inc. Richmond, IN.” For more informatoin, call (765) 969-1399

Feeding Western Wayne
Due to the current situation with everything closing to take precautions. FWW will not be delivering meals. Keep watching its Facebook page to keep informed. If you know someone who desperately needs food or anything, please contact Scott Powell at (765) 541-0917.

Excel Center
The Excel Center in Richmond will be closed starting Friday, March 13.

Lincoln Middle/High School events postponed
Makeup dates will be announced later.
The Middle School Dance scheduled for Friday, March 13th at 6 p.m.
The Athletic Banquet scheduled for Tuesday, March 17th at 6 p.m.
Music Fest scheduled for Wednesday, March 18th at 7 p.m.
Academic Banquet scheduled for Thursday, March 18th at 6 p.m.

Sean Lamb Band at Cambridge City’s American Legion
The show has been postponed.

Richmond Civic Theatre
Richmond Civic Theatre’s Stage One Youth Theatre’s production of “Charlotte’s Web” has been cancelled.
If you would like to claim your ticket purchase as a donation, please contact the office and you can be sent a receipt for tax purposes. If you would like to exchange your tickets for a future production, or apply your purchase price to a membership for the 2020-2021 season, please contact the office.
We apologize for the inconvenience, but the health of our volunteers and patrons is paramount. Stay safe, stay healthy, and we hope to see you soon.
Our office will be open regular office hours on Friday, March 13, but beginning next week, please call before coming to the office.

Morrisson-Reeves Library
MRL is canceling all events, classes, programs and use of public meeting rooms starting March 21 to help minimize the spread of COVID-19. We apologize for the inconvenience and sincerely appreciate your patience and understanding.

Civic Hall Performing Arts Center, Richmond
The March 14 concert by Derik Nelson and Family is being rescheduled for another date because of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s mandate announced Thursday afternoon to eliminate non-essential gatherings of 250 or more people. Ticketholders should keep their tickets for the future performance.

Richmond Symphony Orchestra
The March 14 concert at Seton Catholic High School has been canceled. RSO will make adjustments to any existing tickets, and tickets can be exchanged for a voucher to be used in the 2020-2021 season. For more information, call (765) 966-5181.

Concerts at Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church in Richmond
Public music performances at Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church are cancelled through at least the end of April, effective immediately

Wayne County Special Olympics
All practices and games are canceled until further notice.

Women’s Fund of Wayne County Foundation
The March 14 luncheon has been modified. Ticketholders can pick up their lunches at one of Radford’s Meat Market and Deli locations. The art auction will be conducted online. Read more about the changes.

Wayne County Historical Museum
Wayne County Historical Museum is currently open with regular business hours. The museum will suspend school field trips and public events until Monday, April 13.

Senior Opportunity Services Basket Bingo
The March 17 fundraiser at The Leland Legacy has been postponed.

Earlham College
Earlham College has moved to online classes for the remainder of the semester.The Athletics and Wellness Center is closed to the community beginning Monday, March 16. Tentatively re-opening Monday, May 3. All swim lessons will be rescheduled upon re-opening. There will be no group fitness classes during this time.

Earlham College’s Joseph Moore Museum
Due to Covid-19 planning and campus prevention efforts we are suspending our Beaver Breakout, Egypt Escape Room and Dino Breakouts.

First Christian Church
It is with heavy hearts we have decided to cancel our Annual Salad Buffet.
If you have purchased a ticket you will be refunded. Please contact your sales person or the church office and we will get you taken care of! Please remember that we will need the tickets to issue refunds as proof of purchase.

Indiana Humanities INseparable Film Tour
Indiana Humanities has canceled the March 12 event at Richmond Art Museum but officials are hopeful another date can be arranged.

Indiana Historical Society (Indianapolis)
The Preview Reception for the You Are There 1927 GENNETT STUDIO exhibit on Thursday, March 12, has been canceled.
Indiana Historical Society will postpone all on-site special events and programs, including group tours, until the end of April. General admission to the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center will remain open to allow visitors the opportunity to tour the IHS exhibits and access collections and library resources.

Indiana University East
Indiana University issued a directive for campus events, guests and classes. The goal is to help keep students, faculty, staff and our community healthy. As a result, it is necessary to cancel or postpone the upcoming campus events listed below.
March 12: IU Soul Revue; postponed to fall 2020, date pending
March 13: Coffee with the Chancellor; cancelled
March 13: Admissions VIP Day; cancelled
March 17: IU East Board of Advisors meeting; cancelled
March 18-20: Fayette County sixth grade campus tour; cancelled
March 21: Richmond Civic Theatre’s Ripple Effect workshop; to be moved to a new location
March 23: SGA Rush; postponed, date pending
March 24: Code Blue-Redefining the Practice of Medicine documentary screening with Saray Stancic, M.D.; postponed, date pending
March 24: Appeals on Wheels visit by The Court of Appeals of Indiana; cancelled
March 25: Women’s History Month event “The Mad, the Bad, and the ‘Crazy’”; cancelled
March 25: Grocery Bingo; cancelled
March 25: Faculty and Staff awards program; postponed, date pending
March 26: Spring Diversity Event – Refugee and Immigrant Experiences; postponed, date pending
March 26: Richmond Civic Theater’s Ripple Effect panel; to be moved to a new location
March 26: WCTV State of the City Address and reception; reception and gathering cancelled
March 27: Career Services’ Grad school panel for pre-med students; cancelled
March 27: Circle K Bingo Night; postponed, date pending
March 27: Faculty Scholarship Celebration and Lunch; postponed to fall 2020, date pending
March 28: Richmond Civic Theatre’s Ripple Effect workshop; to be moved to a new location
March 30: Greenville Schools Education Day with Admission; postponed, date pending
April 2: College for a Day – Centerville and Seton schools; postponed, date pending
April 2: Admissions VIP Day; postponed, date pending
April 2: Campus Life Coffee House series event; cancelled
April 2: WCTV candidate forum; cancelled
April 2: School of Business Speaker Series “Every Day is Earth Day”; postponed, date pending
April 2: Women’s & Gender Conference dinner; cancelled
April 2: Women’s & Gender Conference; postponed to April 24
April 4: Library Family READS; cancelled

Ivy Tech Community College
As we continue to follow and learn more about the progression of COVID-19, Ivy Tech has decided to take additional steps to lessen our on-campus population and better accommodate social distancing by delaying the start of all courses until March 23. The College then plans to deliver courses virtually or through other alternate delivery through April 5.
Students should check IvyLearn leading up to March 23 for instructions on their courses. The College will make a decision on March 30 about the need for continued virtual and alternate delivery of classes.
For more information and continued updates, please visit

Wayne County Emergency Management
We unfortunately are having to cancel the Severe Weather Awareness Course scheduled for next Thursday, March 19th that was previously advertised in the press release. Due to travel restrictions placed on federal employees due to the COVID-19 concerns, the National Weather Service is not allowing their employees to conduct the trainings and outreach this Spring.

Wayne County Soil & Water Conservation District
The Conservation Focus Workshop and PARP training on March 19 has been cancelled due to concerns of the COVID-19 virus and the restrictions and recommendations from Purdue and the CDC. As the speakers scheduled for the workshop are affiliated with Purdue, we will abide by their guidance. We thank you for your understanding and will re-schedule the event for the fall 2020.

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