List of cancellations, postponements COVID

Soaring COVID-19 positivity numbers have caused events in Palm Beach or related to the island to be canceled or postponed, while some organizations have announced new or adjusted policies.

Here are the changes so far:


* The Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea requires masks for all in-person services and indoor events.

* The Palm Beach Synagogue has moved its services outdoors.

* The New Synagogue has suspended in-person services and events.

* The Society of the Four Arts has implemented new protocols for clients 18 and older. These participants will be required to provide proof of a negative professionally administered COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours of the program or voluntarily present proof of full vaccination with booster for COVID-19. Photo ID is also required.


* Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County: Kick-off reception at Findlay Galleries scheduled for Wednesday.

* Palm Beach Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution lunch at Café Boulud scheduled for Thursday.

* Detroit Symphony: Shows scheduled for Saturday and January 17 at the Kravis Center.

*Thursday’s performance by singer and songwriter Jimmy Webb at Kravis.

* Cleveland Clinic Florida: Kick-off reception for Florida Ball: A Centennial Celebration scheduled for February 4.

*The Lighthouse Guild’s annual Visionary Dinner kick-off cocktail at Findlay Galleries is scheduled for January 18.

* Planned Parenthood South, East and North Florida’s “A Magical Night” dinner dance is scheduled for January 10.

* Bascom-Palmer Eye Institute’s Palm Beach Medical Forum luncheon scheduled for Wednesday.

* HOW (Hearing the Ovarian Cancer Whisper): “HOW Fun” Sip & Shop slated for Wednesday.

* Palm Beach Island Hospice Foundation 2022 Hospice Night scheduled for Thursday.

* The Bascom-Palmer Eye Institute’s 41st Annual Evening of Vision Gala is scheduled for February 18.

* United Way of Palm Beach has canceled its campaign luncheon scheduled for Jan. 19.

* The American Friends of the Israel Museum’s annual Palm Beach event is scheduled for January 20.

* Hearing Ovarian Cancer’s Whisper: Time is of the Essence luncheon scheduled for Jan. 24.

* The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Discovery Celebration will not take place.


* The Hanley Foundation’s Palm Beach Dinner has been moved from January 20 to March 31.

* Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach’s An American Renaissance: Beaux-Arts Architecture in New York City by Phillip James Dodd has been moved to March 22.

* The Volk Walk exhibition dinner has been moved from Wednesday to March 10.

* A SPA Trio concert scheduled for Thursday at the Norton has been postponed to a date to be announced.

A talk and workshop on Wednesday and Thursday by caterer Peter Callahan at The Four Arts has been postponed to a date to be announced.

* NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Palm Beach County: Reception and dinner have been moved from January 18 to April 5.

* The Palm Beach Police & Fire Foundation: The annual Palm Beach Police and Fire Department Ball has been moved from January 22 to March 19.

* Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County: The 41st annual Winter Ball moves from February 4 to April 8.

* Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County: 20th Annual Barefoot on the Beach April 8-28.

* Cultural Council for Culture and Cocktails of Palm Beach County: Washington to Warhol event moves Monday through May 9.

* The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts’ “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical” presentation has been moved to May 20-26.

* The Ryan Licht Sang Bipolar Foundation’s Insights IV art exhibition opening reception at Surovek Gallery and dinner at Café Boulud at The Brazilian Court, scheduled for Wednesday, have been moved to April 12.

* “An Evening of Music and Art in the Gardens” at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens has been moved from Friday to March 30.

* The American Friends of Hebrew University’s Scopus Gala has been moved from Saturday to April 4.

* The Promise Fund of Florida Major Donor Dinner scheduled for Jan. 16 has been moved to March 28.

* The Birthright Israel Foundation’s event honoring its co-founder, Charles Bronfman, moved from January 19 to March 10.

* The Norton Museum of Art gala has been moved from February 5 to April 7.

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