Released on March 17, 2020 - 3:54pm

Craig A. Moe and the 150th Anniversary Executive Committee have agreed that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and in compliance with Governor Hogan’s Executive Order prohibiting gatherings of more than 50 people, the 150th Anniversary Celebration events scheduled for the remainder of March and through April 30, 2020, will be postponed or cancelled.

The Laurel Historical Society’s 150th Anniversary Gala scheduled for April 4, 2020, is cancelled and will be rescheduled. The public will be notified when an alternative date has been determined. For questions regarding the Gala, please contact the Laurel Historical Society at 301-725-7975 or email them at [email protected].

The City of Laurel and the 150th Celebration Executive Committee will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and make announcements regarding future events.

For more information, and a list of specific events being postponed or cancelled, please visit the 150th Anniversary Celebration website at or email [email protected].

In the meantime, please continue to stay up-to-date on COVID-19 and visit the City’s novel coronavirus webpage at, the CDC at and the Maryland Department of Health as

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