List of events canceled amid protests

Protesters gather outside of the courthouse, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in downtown St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Below is a list of events that have been canceled amid protests following the Jason Stockley verdict Friday morning.


Missouri History Museum's Twilight Tuesday concert series was canceled because of the unavailability of off-duty officers.


The Cardinals Care 6K Walk/Run scheduled for Sunday has been canceled.

The Ed Sheeran concert scheduled at the Scottrade Center for Sunday night has been canceled.

The Shakespeare Festival's performance of 'Blow, Winds' has been canceled. A makeup date is currently in the works but has not been announced at this time.


The Harris-Stowe State University campus is closed until Monday, Sept. 18. The closure is also impacting this weekend's scheduled PeaceFest, which will now take place on Oct. 14.

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The St. Louis Walk to End Alzheimer’s that was scheduled to take place Saturday in downtown St. Louis has been postponed. Peggy Killian with the Alzheimer’s Association said city officials advised them they couldn’t guarantee there would be adequate numbers of first responders.

The U2 concert, scheduled to be held at The Dome at America's Center, has been canceled. Live Nation and U2 released the following statement on the band's website:"We have been informed by the St. Louis Police Department that they are not in a position to provide the standard protection for our audience as would be expected for an event of this size. We have also been informed that local crowd security personnel would not be at full capacity. In light of this information, we cannot in good conscience risk our fans’ safety by proceeding with tonight’s concert. As much as we regret having to cancel, we feel it is the only acceptable course of action in the current environment."The St. Louis Science Center has postponed 'Science Uncorked,' which was originally scheduled to take place from 7 to 10 p.m. A makeup date has not been announced.

The Mike Birbiglia stand-up performance at The Pageant has been postponed until December 10. Original tickets to the show will be honored on the new date and refunds will be available at point of purchase.

The St. Louis Symphony has canceled Saturday's performance of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - In Concert. Ticket holders are advised to hold on to their tickets while the concert is rescheduled. As of Saturday afternoon, Sunday's performance of Harry Potter is scheduled to go on as planned.


As of 3 p.m. Friday, the St. Louis Public Library had closed every location in their system.

The 45th Annual Moonlight Ramble has been postponed until Sept. 23. Click here or visit the Moonlight Ramble Facebook Page for more details.

The Mission: St. Louis gala at Ballpark Village scheduled for Friday night has been postponed. More details regarding the rescheduling have not been released.

Friday night, the School of Rock show at Delmar Hall has been canceled.

After the not guilty verdict was released Friday morning, all Busey banking centers, excluding outlying mortgage offices and FirsTech in greater St. Louis, were closed. Wells Fargo, Stifel and Nestle Purina were also among the businesses closed. Virbac Corp. in Bridgeton will be closing at 3 p.m. Friday and will not have a second shift.

The MX Movie Theatre had a sign posted stating that "due to unusual circumstances" they would be closed Friday but plan to reopen Saturday.

The St. Louis Walk to End Alzheimer’s that was scheduled to take place Saturday in downtown St. Louis has been postponed. Peggy Killian with the Alzheimer’s Association said city officials advised them they couldn’t guarantee there would be adequate numbers of first responders.

The Shakespeare in the Streets' production of 'Blow, Winds' that was scheduled to kick off Friday outside the St. Louis Public Library downtown has also been canceled.

The St. Louis Public School District is canceling all afterschool activities, including afterschool care and programs, for Friday. In addition, all middle school sports scheduled for Saturday are being postponed. Also postponed are the tennis match between McKinley and Miller on Friday, the districtwide softball tournament, boys soccer games and Cleveland v. Confluence football game. The football game has been rescheduled for Sept. 18 at 4 p.m. at Cleveland.

The Parkway School District has canceled some athletic events due to the school's travel ability. All after-school practices and activities have also been canceled for Friday.

Late Friday morning, the Hazelwood School District said they would be releasing students two hours early. They also said they are canceling all Friday night and weekend activities.

The Ferguson-Florissant School District plans to release high school and middle school students at the usual Friday times. The elementary schools will release students at 2:30 p.m. and kindergarten and first-grade students will not be dropped off at a bus stop without a parent to receive the child. The district is also canceling all school activities and athletics, including Y Club and Boys and Girls Clubs, through the weekend.

Thursday night, St. Bishop DuBorg High School, Rosati-Kain High School, Cardinal Ritter College Prep and Preclarus Mastery Academy canceled classes and activities on Friday.

In a letter posted to their Facebook page, Cardinal Ritter College Prep said the varsity football game scheduled for Friday against Duchesne Catholic High School was rescheduled for Saturday at 10 a.m.

The Webster Groves High School football game against Pattonville scheduled to Friday night was canceled. It has yet to be rescheduled.

Stray Rescue of St. Louis announced on its Facebook page that the shelter is still open but activities are canceled, such as walks and extra enrichment for the animals. Volunteers will still be able to play with animals in the shelter's yards.

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