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City or County Services

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Bella Vista District Court office will also be closed to all public traffic until further notice.

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Bella Vista Property Owners Association board and committee meetings will be livestreamed with no public attendance allowed until further notice.

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Benton County Administration Building will be closed to the public starting March 16 and will remain closed until further notice.

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Benton County District Court issued a rescheduling order until May 4. The criminal and civil clerk windows will remain open in the courthouse to allow the court to accept payments, create continuances, allow public service to be turned in and to deal with day-to-day administration duties.

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Benton County jury orientation on April 10 has been cancelled. Those summoned will still be included in the Benton County Circuit Court second term petit jury pool which, includes the months of May through August. This means those who were summoned will still be subjected to being called to serve on a jury trial during these months.

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The Benton County Planning Board meeting set for April 1 has been canceled. The next meeting on April 15 will be held remotely via conference call and online meeting platform.

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The Bentonville Airport Advisory Board meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 2, has been canceled. The next meeting will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 7.

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Bentonville started to restrict public access to all city facilities starting Thursday, March 19. Departments impacted by the closing include city hall, utility billing, planning, electric, water, wastewater and compost, engineering and district court. On March 15, the public library, community center and downtown activity center were closed.

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Bentonville Public Library, Community Center and Downtown Activity Center will be closed to the public March 16 through March 30.

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Bentonville public parks will remain open. However, all public restrooms will be closed until March 30.

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Bentonville Parks and Recreation youth sports programming will be suspended until March 30. All other classes, programs and activities will be suspended until March 30.

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Bentonville library programs and meeting room reservations will be cancelled through April 30.

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Boone County Library in Harrison is closed until further notice. Staff will be available during regular business hours to answer phones, respond to emails, and provide assistance to the community during this time. The due date will be extended to April on all currently checked-out materials, and no late fees will be charged during this time. All programs and events scheduled for the next few weeks will be canceled.

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The Bentonville Traffic Safety and Signage Committee meeting scheduled for Monday, April 6, has been canceled. The next meeting will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 4.

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Experience Fayetteville Visitors Center is closed.

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Fayetteville Public Library will be closed starting Monday, March 16, at noon. The library plans to reopen on April 18.

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Pea Ridge Community Library is cancelling all library events have been canceled or postponed until further notice.

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Rogers Activity Center (RAC) will close on Monday, March 16, following Governor Hutchinson’s announcement to close schools. The RAC will reevaluate alongside the Rogers Public School system to determine future action. In addition to the facility closures, all programs and events that were scheduled for March have been cancelled.

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Rogers Adult Wellness Center will be closed starting Monday, March 16, until further notice.

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Rogers Public Library will be closed starting Monday, March 16, and will remain closed until further notice.

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Rogers Water Utilities’ lobby is closed until further notice. Drive-through service will remain open.

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Siloam Springs has closed city-sponsored events and meetings that are open to the public and city-permitted events through April 17. This includes Spring Clean Up and all events scheduled at the Community Building, Library or any private event that requires a city permit.

Closed facilities include the Library, Animal Shelter, Circuit Court and Transfer Station. Recycling services have also been suspended.

The Planning Commission meeting scheduled for April 14 has been canceled.

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Springdale has closed its city offices to the public, but services provided by the city will continue. City officials will field questions from residents via phone or email or by appointment.

City Council meetings will continue as scheduled with those in attendance answering questions about their exposure to the corvid-19 virus and having their temperatures taken.

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Springdale District Court will hold no in-person court proceedings until April 3. Arraignments will be re-set for the same day of the week, in four weeks.

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Springdale Parks and Recreation will cancel all scheduled and structured activities through March 29th. This includes all practices, clinics, facility rentals and tournaments/events.

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Springdale Public Library announced that the library, along with all programs scheduled, will be cancelled until further notice.

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Springdale Water Utilities has closed its office to the public, but the drive-through window at its office on Oak Avenue is open to accept payments and register new water accounts.

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Washington County Quorum Court meeting set for 6 p.m. Thursday is canceled. The Quorum Court will meet at 6 p.m. April 16.

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Colleges

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Ecclesia College students have alternative mode of instruction for the week of March 23-27. The café and dorms will re-open for students who choose to return to campus.

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Northwest Arkansas Community College will go to online instruction for the remainder of the semester.

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The Northwest Arkansas Community College Board of Trustees meeting set for April 13 has been canceled.

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Northwest Technical Institute will be closed until further notice. Classes continue to be conducted remotely.

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University of Arkansas is reducing its on-campus operations. Certain limited university operations including public safety, health, dining and transit, will continue on campus at this time. Non-essential personnel have been instructed to work remotely.

Students living in residences halls, apartments and Greek Houses managed by University Housing – with a few limited exceptions – will not be allowed to return to these residences after April 3. Classes continue to be conducted remotely for the remainder of the current academic semester.

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The University of Arkansas Fort Smith is moving to remote instruction. University operations will continue, staff and faculty will continue their work remotely. Housing and dining services will continue with limited offerings and advanced safety and disinfecting efforts in place to protect students and staff. Campus events will be suspended until the end of the semester. Advising appointments will be completed remotely.

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Churches

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Cane Hill Presbyterian Church grand reopening, set for March 21, has been postponed.

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Catholic Diocese of Little Rock has dispensed of the obligation to attend Sunday Masses effectively immediately and will suspend most public Masses beginning March 21. When possible, churches will remain open during daylight hours for private prayer and Eucharistic Adoration as an alternative to Sunday Mass. Holy water fonts will be drained and dried, and other changes include canceling communal penance services and face-to-face confessions. Plans will be reassessed April 15.

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Cross Church will not have church services March 22 and 29 at the Springdale, Fayetteville, Pinnacle Hills and Neosho campuses. The services are broadcast live on the church’s website and Facebook page.

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Life Church in Rogers congregation will gather Sunday online at www.live.life.church.

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St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic Church in Bella Vista canceled its St. Patrick’s Day dinner set for Saturday, March 14, its Lenton Fish Fry events set for March 20 and April 3.

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Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fayetteville is canceling services, events, meetings at UUFF effective immediately. Please visit www.uufayetteville.org for updates and live-streaming of services.

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Unitarian Universalists of Benton County in Rogers has cancelled Sunday services until further notice.

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Events

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All Arkansas State Park programs have been canceled through May 13, according to Steve Chyrchel, interpreter at Hobbs State Park near Rogers.

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America concert set for April 3 at the Eureka Springs City Auditorium is canceled. Ticketholders can call 479-253-7788 for refund information.

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Army graduations and visitations are closed to families and the public at all Army locations where training occurs.

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Art Collective Gallery on South First Street in Rogers will be closed until March 28. “Tall Tales: The Illustrations of Ard Hoyt” will continue when the gallery reopens.

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Avoca Planning Commission meeting is rescheduled to 6:30 p.m. April 6.

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Bella Vista Business Fair set for Thursday, March 19 is postponed.

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Bella Vista Garden Club is postponing its benefit card party, scheduled for March 20. A new date will be announced as soon as possible, organizers say.

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Bella Vista Men’s Chorus Spring Concert scheduled for April 5 has been canceled along with all rehearsals. Organizers hope to resume rehearsals on April 20 for the fall concert.

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Bentonville Bike Fest has been rescheduled from May 1-3 to Aug. 7-9. Organizers made the decision after consulting with cycling and health professionals as a caution for the health and safety of attendees. All purchased tickets will be good on the new dates. For more information visit www.bentonvillebikefest.com.

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Bentonville Half Marathon will not be run on April 4 and instead converted to a virtual race. Registered runners can pick up their give away items at the Downtown Activity Center from March 30 to April 3. All registered runners will have between March 30 to May 25 to complete their assigned race. Runners will then show proof of completion and collect their finisher medal.

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Sen. John Boozman’s office has canceled his mobile office’s events that were planned for March 19 through 26, including a Thursday event in Huntsville.

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The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks is closing at 5 p.m. March 20 until further notice. The Earth Day festival scheduled for April 25 has also been canceled.

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Calico Cut Ups quilt guild’s executive committee has decided to cancel all guild activities for the rest of March.

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Caring Kitchen for Tuesday, March 17th will operate as normal, but will be the last "dine-in" meal. Beginning Tuesday, March 24th, we will be serving "to-go" meals only, until further notice.

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"Celebrating Women in Politics"- Candidates 2 mile Fun Run/Walk sponsored by the Democratic Party of Carroll County, March 28, 2020 in Eureka Springs has been postponed.

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Community Creative Center’s Spring Break Art Camp from March 23-27 is canceled. The center is at 505 W. Spring St. in Fayetteville.

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Cooperative Emergency Outreach will cease all operations until May 1.

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Easter Feed - will be postponed the Easter Feed until we can get a clear view of the dangers associated with this Virus outbreak.

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Goddess Gala/Merlin Foundation Fundraiser set for April 8 at the Basin Park Hotel in Eureka Springs has been canceled. It will be rescheduled in the fall, according to organizers.

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The national office of the American Diabetes Association announced Tuesday that all ADA events scheduled to occur before May 1 are postponed.

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Komen Ozark has announced will reschedule the MORE THAN PINK Walk from Saturday, April 25 to Saturday, September 12 at the Pinnacle Hills Promenade Mall in Rogers.

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May White Street Walk in Eureka Springs has been canceled.

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Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission Policy Committee meeting scheduled for March 25 has been cancelled.

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Northwest Arkansas Spring Fashion Week has been canceled. The fall installment of the event is planned for Oct. 23-24.

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Regional Dance America Southwest Festival, The Natural State of Dance, scheduled for March 26-28 at the Fort Smith Convention Center, has been canceled, according to a spokesman for host organization Western Arkansas Ballet.

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Preserve Arkansas has postponed its Mid-Century Modern tour set for March 27-28 in Fort Smith.

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Rogers Evening Rotary Club has canceled its weekly meetings through the end of March. The club meets Mondays at 5:45 p.m. at Brick Street Brews in downtown Rogers. The club will still hold its monthly Lake Atalanta clean up Saturday at 9 a.m.

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Samaritan Community Center will be closed March 18 for a deep clean. The center will implement a Drive-Thru Grocery and a Meals To-Go service starting March 19 for clients. Clients will stay in their vehicle, and food will be delivered to them.

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Sheep Dog Impact Assistance has rescheduled the Heroes Gala to 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 22 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. A special VIP reception will begin at 4:30 p.m. __

Showboat Branson Belle will temporarily suspend cruises beginning Saturday, March 21.

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Silver Dollar City in Branson, Mo., will delay opening to guests until Saturday, March 28. The theme park had been scheduled to open March 17.

Silver Dollar City Campground will continue to operate at this time. The Showboat Branson Belle will operate with greatly reduced seating, allowing for healthy social distancing.

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Smokehouse Players’ production of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf,” scheduled for May 7-9 at the former Ozark Mountain Smokehouse location west of Fayetteville, has been postponed. A new date will be announced as soon as possible, according to company co-founder Terry Vaughan.

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Springtime of Youth music festival set for April 25 has been postponed until further notice.

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Symphony of Northwest Arkansas' Masterworks III, scheduled to be performed March 21 has been postponed, according to SoNA Executive Director Matthew Herren. A new date will be announced as soon as possible.

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UA - A lecture by Stefan Sagmeister scheduled for 4:30 p.m. March 16 in Hillside Auditorium at the University of Arkansas has been postponed. Sagmeister is the co-founder of the design partnership Sagmeister & Walsh in New York City. The lecture was to be presented in collaboration with the Sam M. Walton College of Business, the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Art.

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UA - 2020 Robert Maurer Distinguished Lecture featuring Dr. Lene Hau in Reynolds Auditorium (March 19, 2020) – Canceled

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Nowruz Celebration at The Graduate Hotel (March 20, 2020) – Canceled

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UA - Graduate Students in English Conference in the Arkansas Union (March 20-21, 2020) – Canceled

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UA - Artifishal Film Screening in the Arkansas Union (April 1, 2020) – Rescheduled for April 21

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UA - Rockefeller Lecture featuring Mickalene Thomas (April 2, 2020) – Canceled

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UA - Chauncey E. Brummer Symposium in the E.J. Ball Courtroom (April 3, 2020) – Canceled

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UA - Law School Alumni Reunion Weekend (April 3-4, 2020) – Canceled

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UA - Mid-American Regional Astronomy Conference (MARAC) (April 3-4) – Postponed

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UA - Arkansas Law Review Editors Gala at Carnall Hall (April 4, 2020) - Canceled

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Washington Regional Center for Exercise will close at noon Friday, March 13.

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Wizard Way of the Ozarks – the NWA Harry Potter Fan Conference – scheduled for March 21-22 at the Fayetteville Town Center has been postponed until May 16-17. Check the organization’s website at wizardwayoftheozarks.com for updates.

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The 10th annual World’s Largest Baby Shower event scheduled for 9 a.m. March 30 has been postponed. A new date has not been announced.

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Museums

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Bella Vista Historical Museum is closed until further notice.

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Clinton House Museum's St. Patrick’s Day History Happy Hour has been canceled, according to director Angie Albright. The museum will be closed for two weeks. “We’ll be evaluating the status of things at the end of the month,” Albright says.

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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art will close starting Monday, March 16, at 6 p.m. The Momentary closed Sunday, March 15, at 7 p.m. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and the Momentary have extended their closures through April 17. Programs and events for March and April have been closed. The Crystal Bridges trails will remain open every day from dawn to dusk.

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Fort Smith Museum of History will be closed to the public and is suspending public and group tours, programs, events, public meeting room use and outreach through the end of March.

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Fort Smith Regional Art Museum is closed until further notice. Spokeswoman Suzie Meluso says anyone holding a reservation or ticket for an upcoming event will be notified when the event is rescheduled.

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Museum of Native American History in Bentonville is closed until April 3.

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Rogers Historical Museum will be closed starting Monday, March 16, and will remain closed until further notice.

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Scott Family Amazeum will be closed from 5 p.m on March 14 to 9 a.m. on March 23.

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Shiloh Museum of Ozark History will be closed to the public effective March 16 and is suspending programs, events, public meeting room use and outreach through the end of April.

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Wishing Spring Gallery in Bella Vista has closed until the Covid-19 concerns have lessened, according to administrators.

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Restaurants and Bars

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Celtic Crawl in Bentonville scheduled for Saturday has been canceled. A new event will be scheduled for a later date. All tickets will be honored for a future event/party that will include contest, giveaways and bands.

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Restaurants and bars dine-in options are closed, but carry-out is still available.

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Schools

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All public schools are closed until April 17. After spring break, and alternative mode of instruction will be used.

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Bentonville School District announced Thursday all upcoming parent-teacher conferences and Student Success Plan conferences will be conducted via email or telephone rather than face-to-face. Parents should expect a call or email from their child’s teacher, according to the announcement.

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Haas Hall Academy will go to online only Friday through Wednesday. The school’s spring break begins on Thursday, March 19.

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute classes in Fayetteville have been suspended until further notice. More information is available at (479) 575-3541.

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Rogers Heritage High School has postponed its prom scheduled for April 11. A new date has not been determined.

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Sports

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Arvest Ballpark front office, ticket office and team store is closed.

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The AAA has extended the athletic dead period until April 17.

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The SEC has cancelled the spring sports season.

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Theaters and Entertainment

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The 21c Museum Hotel is closed until further notice. Updates on the hotel's closure will be provided through its social media channels.

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AMC Theaters is limiting attendance in theaters to 50 people or less to adhere to the CDC's latest social distancing guidelines.

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Arkansas Public Theatre in Rogers has postponed its production of “Meteor Shower” until April 17-19 and April 23-26.

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Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale is closed through April 7.

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Dickson Street Bookshop in Fayetteville has announced it will close “until further notice.”

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Downstream Casino Resort, and Quapaw Casino will cease all operations beginning at midnight March 18 and lasting through April 2.

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First Tee of Northwest Arkansas will be closed Thursday through March 29. Camps scheduled during spring break are canceled and the indoor/outdoor driving range will be closed.

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Friendly Bookstore in Rogers will close Monday at 4 p.m. and will remain closed until further notice. The status will be reevaluated on March 31.

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George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville has closed until the end of March. According to their Facebook post, “shows during this time will reschedule and refunds will be given to those who cannot attend the rescheduled date.”

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The Graduate Hotel in downtown Fayetteville closed Friday until further notice. The chain closed all of its hotels nationwide.

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Jones Center Will Close Temporarily Due to covid-19 until March 30, 2020. All programs at the Center are also suspended and recurring fees for Jones Center members will be temporarily suspended until further notice.

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Malco Theatres is temporarily closing all locations at close of business Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

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TempleLive in Fort Smith will be closed until further notice.

Rescheduled performances include:

• Tech N9ne, originally scheduled for April 3, has been postponed, with a rescheduled date to be announced soon.

• Ronnie Milsap, originally scheduled for April 4, moved to Aug. 22.

• Ron White, originally scheduled for April 17, moved to Nov. 5.

• The Cadillac Three, originally scheduled for April 30, moved to Sept. 10.

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Terra Studios in Durham is closed and all activities, classes and events canceled through April 6.

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TheatreSquared announced the adjustment of the remainder of its performance schedule for the 2019/20 season.

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Trike Theatre in Bentonville is canceling programming, classes and events through March 31.

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Trillium Salon Series has canceled its first artist in residency program, which was to host a public workshop this week and a concert March 20 with guitarist Thomas Echols. The concert has been changed to a #remotesalon and will be live-streamed via Echols’ Youtube channel at 7 p.m. March 20. Viewers can tune in at tinyurl.com/tomechols.

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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge to temporary close for covid-19 concerns until further notice.

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Walton Arts Center - Arlo Guthrie’s show has been rescheduled from March 20 to 4 p.m. Oct. 4. All tickets for the March 20 concert will be valid for October 4. Refunds are available for those who cannot attend the new date.

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Walton Arts Center – All performances and events at Walton Arts Center have been suspended effective today through April 5.

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Story originally published at 12:45 p.m.

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