Closings, cancellations due to new storm

February 11, 2010|By Baltimore Sun staff

The new storm has triggered a new round of closings and cancellations:

Government and schools
•Most area schools and government offices, including the state government, will be closed today.

•Trash and recycling pickup will be suspended.

•Mail isn't likely to be delivered.

• Gov. Martin O'Malley asked residents to stay off the roads, and state officials will be quicker to close roads where there are disabled vehicles.

•The city plans to continue towing cars from snow emergency routes.

•Utility crews had restored power to all but about 6,000 homes, mostly in Montgomery County, but officials warned of new outages.

•Bus and light rail service is likely to be extremely limited. MARC train service has been canceled on all lines this morning. No trains will run on the Penn, Brunswick or Camden lines. A decision has not yet been made about Thursday service.

•BWI is likely to be closed, though crews will continue to clear runways.

More information, alphabetized:


The American Visionary Art Museum will be closed on Feb. 12. But the museum's "Pursuit of Happiness After (the snow) Party" will go on as scheduled at 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 13.

• The Annapolis Maritime Museum's Winter Maritime Seminar scheduled for Thursday, "Smart" Buoys and the Captain John Smith Trail, has been postponed until Thursday, April 1.

• The Annapolis Police Department's Neighborhood Watch block captain training program scheduled for the evening of Feb. 9 is canceled.

Anne Arundel Community College is rescheduling its Feb. 6, Black History Month presentation, "The Boss: Blue Angels Capt. Donnie Cochran." The free presentation will now take place Saturday, Feb. 13.

• The Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works has suspended curbside recycling and trash pickup for Feb. 9.


Babe's Birthday Bash at the Babe Ruth Museum, postponed from Friday to Feb. 12. Additionally, the Babe Ruth Museum has moved activities from the Babe Ruth Birthplace on Saturday to Feb. 13. On that day, the museum will show rare Babe Ruth movies at the birthplace from noon until closing in honor of Ruth's birthday.

BaltimoreACTS has postponed "Rock to Rebuild," the Feb. 11 Haiti benefit concert at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The event will be rescheduled for March.

• Trash and recycling collections in Baltimore City are canceled for Tuesday and Wednesday.

• This week's weather has altered the schedule of meetings of the Board of Education of Baltimore County. Tuesday's board meeting has been rescheduled for Feb. 16, and a public hearing on proposed boundary lines for West Towson Elementary School that had been scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 24 has been rescheduled to Wednesday, March 10. The March 10 public hearing will begin at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Loch Raven High School, at 1212 Cowpens Road in Towson.

The Baltimore Museum of Art will be closed on Feb. 11. The Baltimore Museum of Art African American History Month Family Day (originally scheduled for Feb. 7) has been postponed until Feb. 28.

• Baltimore County's 2010 Black Saga Competition scheduled for Feb. 6 has been rescheduled to its snow date of Feb. 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at New Town High School, 4931 New Town Blvd., Owings Mills.


Carroll County public schools will be closed Wednesday. School offices and the central office will be closed. The Board of Education meeting is canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Center Stage has cancelled the Feb. 10 performance of "Let There Be Love." There is information on ticket exchanges available at

The Contemporary Museum will be closed Feb. 10. The museum has postponed its Feb. 11 lecture with Art in American editor Richard Vine. A new date has not been set.

•The Community College of Baltimore County President's Distinguished African-American Lecture Series event, featuring Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon and originally scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 11, has been postponed. A new date for the lecture will be determined and announced at a later time.

• At the Creative Alliance, the Amanda Burnham opening reception is postponed to Feb. 20. "60 Writers/60 Places" premiere is postponed to Feb. 21. Special FX Makeup Workshop is postponed to Feb. 13. Bob Marley's Birthday -- Soul Shakedown Party is postponed to Feb. 19.



The Everyman Theater has canceled its Feb. 10 performance of "Two Rooms."


Frostburg State: Wednesday men's and women's games at Franciscan postponed until Thursday. The women start at 6 p.m. Men start at 8 p.m.


The following General Growth Properties malls are closed today:

White Marsh Mall; The Mall in Columbia; Owings Mills Mall; Towson Town Center; Mondawmin Mall; Village of Cross Keys; Harborplace & The Gallery


Harford Community College's You Can Afford College event has been rescheduled to Feb 13.

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