In the wake of demonstrations and protests in downtown Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray, many Baltimore County schools and businesses have been left with the decision of whether to close, postpone or cancel previously scheduled events and business.

For three Baltimore County high schools, the announcement late Monday night that the city would enact a curfew through at least May 4 made the decision to change proms scheduled to take place downtown easy. Rescheduling the events, however, has been difficult.


"We've been to about eight different sites," said Marc Parisi, director of communications and a student council adviser at Calvert Hall College High School, on April 29. The school's senior prom was originally scheduled for May 2 at M & T Bank Stadium, but curfew requirements resulted in the school's administration scrambling to find a new site.

"Unfortunately, as we're calling places, everybody's calling places because everybody's canceling everything," he said, adding that the school had not yet finalized a new location for this weekend's prom. On April 30, the school announced on it's website that the prom would be moved to Michael's Eigth Avenue, in Glen Burnie. The decision of whether or not to stick with the plan to host the junior prom on May 16 at the National Aquarium has not yet been made.

Currently, demonstration-related cancellations, closures and schedule changes include:

- Fallen Heroes Day at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, which was originally scheduled for May 1, has been postponed. The future date has not yet been announced.

- Baltimore County Public schools have suspended all events and field trips in the city for the remainder of the week and will re-evaluate the situation on Monday, according to a bulletin sent on the evening of April 27.

- Western School of Technology and Environmental Science has rescheduled its senior prom, whish was originally slated for this Friday, May 1 at M & T Bank Stadium, for May 22. The location will not change.

- Hereford High School has changed the location of its senior prom from the Hilton Baltimore, near Camden Yards, to Martin's Westminster. The date, May 9, will not change.

- Calvert Hall College High School's senior prom will no longer be held at M & T Bank Stadium. The event will still take place on May 2, but the venue has been changed to Michael's Eigth Avenue, in Glen Burnie.

-Calvert Hall High School has canceled its scheduled April 30 field trip to Center Stage.

- Merritt Athletic Clubs will close all of its locations at 8 p.m. through the rest of the week.

- Planet Fitness locations in Reisterstown and Catonsville were closed this morning but reopened to members at 11 a.m.

This list will be updated continuously. If you have a cancellation or schedule change you'd like to see included, contact reporter Heather Norris and 410-332-6436 or