LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) - The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many of the events and activities that are a part of our lives. While some things have changed, many others have either closed or canceled their events. Accessing resources has also changed. Here is a list of some of those changes.
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Aging & Disability Resource Center of La Crosse County: Events through May are canceled. Learn more on their website.
All Abilities Park Golf Scramble 2020: The event scheduled for August is postponed.
Artspire: The June 13 event has been postponed for 2020.
Ashley for the Arts: The event scheduled in Arcadia in August is canceled. Organizers will release more information in the next two weeks regarding tickets already purchased for the event.
Bekkum Memorial Library: Carve In originally scheduled for April 17 is moved to June 27.
Campbell Town Hall: For questions regarding town business, call the Clerk’s Office at (608) 783-0050. You can also contact the Town via e-mail at email@example.com. If you need to speak to a police officer, please call the business office at (608) 783-1050. FOR EMERGENCIES, DIAL 911. You can also contact the police department via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or send a message through their via social media through their Facebook page and Messenger.
Cashton’s Live On Main Street Music Festival: Canceled
Casino Queen Marquette: Closed temporarily as of March 17 for precautionary reasons.
Catfish Days: The event, scheduled for July 10-12 in Trempealeau, is canceled for 2020. It will not be rescheduled according to the Trempealeau Lions Club.
Children’s Museum of La Crosse: Temporarily closed as of March 16.
CMN Hospitals Emerald Gala event – Rescheduled to July 24. Get more information on the event at the Gundersen Health System website.
Coon Valley's Troutfest: Canceled for 2020.
Coulee Region Gaming Guild: 24-Hour Gaming Event rescheduled to November 7. Call 608-775-6613 with questions.
Coulee Region Joint Municipal Court: In-person appearances are suspended. April court dates have been moved. April 6 court dates are rescheduled to July 8 and April 20 court dates are rescheduled to July 22. Learn more on the court's website.
Coulee Region Humane Society: Closing doors to public beginning Wednesday, March 18. All visits to the facility are by appointment only.
Dahl YMCA, Community Teen Center, Houser YMCA: Are all closed until further notice. They are providing emergency childcare for essential workers.
Diocese of La Crosse: Public services canceled until further notice. Live and prerecorded Sunday Mass is available via diolc.org.
Driftless Music Festival 2020: The event scheduled for Saturday, July 11 is canceled. Information about the festival can be found at www.driftlessmusicfestival.com
Effigy Mounds National Monument: UPDATE 5/20: Hiking trails are reopening at 6 a.m. on May 22. The visitor's center and other facilities remain closed until further notice.
English Lutheran Church: Services and Community Conversations events are canceled until further notice.
Faith Lutheran Church of Black Hammer in Spring Grove: All worship services and meals postponed until further notice.
Faith United Methodist Church: Suspending worship services/activities at least through Sunday, April 5. Updates can be found on the church’s Facebook page. Sunday sermons will be on the YouTube channel.
Firehouse 5K Onalaska Fire Department: The event is rescheduled for October 11, 2020, at 8 a.m.
First Free Church: Services moved online to their website. The food pantry is open most Tuesdays and is open to the public. Call 608-782-6022 to make an appointment.
Fools Five Auction & Road Race: While the race is canceled for 2020. The Auction Night is rescheduled to Saturday, September 26. More information available here.
Freedom Honor Flight: May 9 flight is canceled
Goodwill: All 27 North Central Wisconsin Goodwill retail stores and training centers will be open from 10-11 a.m. daily to seniors 60 and older to help them avoid more crowded shopping periods. Hours to the general public will be 11 a.m.-6 p.m. until further notice.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church of La Crosse: Services moved online at http://gslacrosse.org.
Habitat for Humanity La Crosse Area: ReStore is closed to the public until June 2, but are working to through a gradual reopening process. See their website for details. Construction sites will gradually reopen with strict guidelines regarding safety and social distancing. All volunteer activities are suspended. The office at 3181 Berlin Street remains closed.
Habitat for Humanity La Crosse Area: Events are canceled through May 26. This includes the Green Bay Packer Tailgate Tour scheduled for May 15. All committee meetings, on-site construction volunteer teams scheduled between now and May 26. All volunteer orientation training scheduled between now and May 26.
Habitat for Humanity – Winona: ReStore and office closed until further notice. ReStore opens online on May 6. House-raising Hootenanny rescheduled to Thursday, October 15. More details on the event are on their Facebook page.
Harry J. Olson Senior Center: Closed until further notice as are all congregate dining sites in the county. Home delivered meals are still available M-F to individuals 60 years of age or older experiencing food insecurity. For more information on the meal program, people can call the LaCrosse County ADRC offices at 608-785-5700.
Hillsboro Charity Tractor Pull: The event scheduled for August 14-15 is canceled.
Holmen Kornfest: Organizers have canceled the event for 2020.
Holmen Lutheran Church: Worship moved online to their website.
Holmen Pool: Season is canceled. Pre-paid memberships will be refunded. Contact the Park and Rec Department for more information.
Holmen Village Hall: COVID-19 Related: The Holmen Village Hall is closed to in person transactions, but all staff are working and conducting regular business. All transactions, payments, or questions should be done by phone (Park & Rec at 608-526-2152, Village Hall main line is 608-526-4336), drop box, mail, or online (if possible).
Holmen Park & Recreation Department: Call (608) 526-2152 or visit their website for details on canceled or delayed programs.
Independent Living Resources: Offices are closed to the public until further notice. The agency will still be active and providing services and can be reached by phone at 608-787-1111. They are also offering virtual support groups through their Facebook page.
June Dairy Days: The West Salem event for 2020 is canceled.
Kids Free Fishing Day: The 9th Annual Union Sportsman's Alliance & Western WI AFL-CIO Kids Free Fishing Day scheduled for June 9 is canceled. The event will return in 2021.
La Crosse Area Day at Miller Park: Canceled for 2020. Organizers said that they'll be contacting people who purchased ticket vouchers at the First Pitch event in March.
La Crosse County Library: Book drops are open and pick up services are available. Online requests can be made through the library website. A staff member will notify you when requests are ready for pick up. Online services, such as browsing through the catalog, are available 24/7. Virtual programs can also be found on the website.
La Crosse Loggers/Northwoods League: May 26 opening day postponed indefinitely.
La Crosse Parks, Recreation & Forestry: The city's website has detailed information on cancellation of programs. Find out more here. Currently, the following are closed: Playgrounds, basketball courts, ball fields, beaches, and the skate park. The golf course, tennis courts, dog park, parks, boat landings, and trails are all open.
La Crosse Public Library: Libraries are closed to the public. Curbside pick up and returns are offered at the Main Branch library on the 9th Street side. Materials can be requested online here. Requests can be made at 789-7128 for youth materials and 789-7167 for all other requests. Staff will fill requests M-Th 9-8, Friday 9-6, Saturday 9-5, and Sunday 1-5. Digital services will still be available during this time. Wi-Fi at all three locations will still be available from 5:00 AM to 11:00 PM. There is no password, just accept terms and conditions. Patrons are encouraged to check our website (lacrosselibrary.org) and social media for updates.
La Crosse Symphony Orchestra: The May 2 Simply Sinatra concert is rescheduled to Sunday, September 20 at 2 p.m. at the Viterbo Fine Arts Center. Tickets purchased already are good for the performance. The June 6th concert is canceled, but they are having a YouTube Live event on Friday, June 5 with guest pianist Lucille Chung. More details on symphony events are available on their website.
Letter Carriers Food Drive: Originally scheduled for May 9, organizers said they are fully committed to rescheduling the food drive for later in 2020. A new date has not yet been announced.
Living Word Christian Church: Church services will be live-streamed only on Sundays at 8:30 am and Wednesdays at 7:00 pm on our church website (www.lwcclax.com) and Facebook LIVE.
Lobsterfest: The event from the Rotary Club of La Crosse East scheduled for June 19 is canceled for 2020.
Mayo Clinic Health System: Classes and Events canceled. Find out more on Mayo's Classes and Events page.
Memorial Day Parade in La Crosse: The parade, graveside services, and the Riverside Park services are canceled. Flags will still be placed at veterans graves by volunteers.
Mid West Music Fest: Changed the event to an online one. Find the lineup and other information on the MWMF website.
Minnesota Beethoven Festival 2020: The festival, with events scheduled between June 28-July 19 in Winona, is canceled. An artists roster for 2021 will be announced this fall.
Minnesota Legion Baseball: The league will not play this summer.
MTU: Lobby area at Grand River Station remains closed. Buses will continue to use the outdoor platform at the station as a transfer point. MTU now runs an hourly service between 5:40 a.m. and ending at 10:40 p.m. Sunday service is not offered. For information, contact MTU at 789-7350.
Oakdale Electric Cooperative: Public lobby closed until further notice.
Onalaska City Hall: Closed to the public. Public Works lobby, Police Department lobby and Fire Department are closed to the public.
Onalaska Community Center and Omni Center: Closed to the public
Onalaska Park and Recreation: All activities and programs canceled until further notice.
Old Main Historical & Community Arts Center: All events postponed TFN-includes Irish Holiday, Celebrate the 20s, Gale Star
Pearl St. Brewery: Tasting Room is off-sale only (Carry-out)
Riverfest: Originally scheduled for July 1-4, the event has been canceled for 2020.
Salvation Army of La Crosse: Using their canteen vehicle to drop off lunches, food, toiletries, clothing around La Crosse. For details, contact the Salvation Army at 782-6126. Canceling Sunday Worship until further notice.
St. Martin’s Lutheran Church Winona: Suspended public worship services. They are offering 8:00 a.m. services via the radio (101.5 FM and 1380 AM). And also video services are available on their website (https://vimeo.com/stmartinswinona).
Special Olympics Wisconsin: All events canceled. Some activities moved online. Find out more details on their website.
Tomah Tractor Pull: The Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck and Tractor Pull scheduled for June 25-27 in Tomah is canceled for 2020.
The Center: 7 Rivers LGBTQ Connection: The Center is closed through May 26.
Tomah Community Table: Regular operations closed. A Mobile Community Table happens Mondays with a meal served in the south parking lot of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 310 W. Elizabeth in Tomah between 4:30-5:30 pm.
Trempealeau County Fair: Canceled for 2020. Exhibitors who would be aging out after this year's competition are eligible to compete in 2021. Trempealeau County Fairgrounds closed through August 31.
Trinity Lutheran Church: No worship services until further notice. We will continue to offer a radio service broadcast on Sunday mornings at 8:30 am. Please tune in to WKTY AM 580 for our regular Sunday worship over the air, from the comfort of your home. Mondays Meals and From the Heart Food Pantry are closed. Jacey's Toy Box, Northside Kid's Clothes Closet, and First Teen's Clothes Closet are closed until further notice.
US Fish and Wildlife Visitor Center on Brice Prairie: Center is closed. Parking lots and trails outside of the building are open from dawn to dusk. Outdoor restrooms are temporarily closed.
Vang Council of La Crosse: 3rd Annual Community Picnic/Social Gathering Event scheduled for June 21 in Onalaska is canceled.
Vernon County park facilities, including campgrounds and playgrounds, are closed until May 24. Trails remain open with the request that people comply with social distancing.
Vesterheim: Building, programs, and classes closed through May 29. Online museum store is open.
Westby's Syttende Mai celebration on May 16-17 has been canceled.
Winona County History Center: All public events, facility rentals, and tours are canceled.
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