Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of April 10, 2017


Weekly Events for April 10

April 8 – 7 am – 11 am Health Fair at Coal Ridge High School
April 8 Fly Fishing Clinic, preregister click here 
April 10 – starting at 8:30 am Municipal Court
April 10 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at New Castle Senior Housing
April 11 – 6:30 pm Lions Club meeting at New Castle Senior Housing
April 12 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at the River Center
April 12 – P & Z meeting cancelled

Future Events – Mark Your Calendars

April 21 – Date night, 6-8pm at the Community Center
April 28 – Arbor Day celebration at Alder Park
May 6 – Mr. T’s Fishing Derby, preregister click here
May 6 – 4 pm – 7 pm Community Market Fundraiser at the Community Center
May 20 – 7 am Town wide Garage Sale/Flea Market
June 11 – BBQ with a Cop in Burning Mountain Park

Events at the Library
April 11- 10:30 am Infant & Toddler Storytime
April 12- 12:30 pm Lunch and Conversation
April 13 – 10:30 am Preschool Storytime
April 14 – 1 pm Friday Makers

April 14 – 4 pm Bistro Book Club
April 25 – Library closed staff work day

For more information call the Library at 984-2346 or go to

New Castle Recreation Spring Programs & Activities:

Fitness Bootcamp In The Park (ages 18+) starting April 1, cost $30
Tai Chi, April 11, cost $50
Spike It Volleyball (ages10-14) starting April 10, cost $40/$50 after April 3
Friday Art Adventures Spring Art Classes (ages 6+) starting April 1, cost $40.50
Parents Night Out “Date Night” (ages 3-12) April 21, cost $5
Annual Youth Fishing Derby (ages 3-15) May 6, have to pre-register

Grand Avenue Bridge Updates:
I-70 Exit 116 Eastbound On-Ramp Closures
The I-70 Exit 116 eastbound on-ramp will be CLOSED from 6 AM to 9 AM, Monday through Friday, through April. Motorists are advised to use westbound I-70 to Exit 114 and turn around at the interchange.

I-70 Exit 114 Roundabout Work (April – June)
The I-70 Exit 114 roundabout work continues for the next serval months. Morning delays are anticipated in the Exit 114 interchange. Metering will take place during the morning peak travel hours.

Morning delays at the I-70 Exit 114 interchange are anticipated.
During peak morning hours (7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.), anticipate delays at the I-70 Exit 114 interchange. Commuters are advised to use I-70 Exit 116 or shift their schedules when possible.

I-70 Exit 114 Eastbound Off-Ramp Reduced to One-lane
The I-70 Exit 114 eastbound off-ramp will be reduced to one-lane as crews work on improvements to the interchange.
I-70 Approaching Exit 116 Lane Closures
Both eastbound and westbound I-70 approaching Exit 116 will be reduced to one-lane. These lane closures will be in place through April as crews complete safety critical overhead work on the new steel girders.

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