April 14 – CRFR’s Wild Fire Awareness program at the Silt Fire Station, 10-12 pm and at the Glenwood Springs Recreation Center, 2-4 pm
April 16 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at New Castle Senior Housing
April 16 – HPC meeting cancelled
April 17 – 7 pm Town Council meeting at Towh Hall April 18 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at River Center
May 5 – 10 am Annual Youth Fishing Derby, free event, preregistering required
May 5 – Cinco de Mayo Celebration on 5th Street, 2-6 pm
May 19 – 8 am Town wide Garage sale, look for the balloons
May 19 – 9 am Flea Market at Mr. T’s
May 19 – 10 am Free Golf in the Park, free event preregistering required
June 8 – River Center’s Taco Bar & Silent Auction
June 9 – Colorado River Fire Rescue Open House, 10 am – 2 pm
New Castle Needlework Guild
6-8pm, 1st & 3rd Mondays of the month.Cost is free, we meet at the River Center, 126 N 4th St. Bring your project or if you would like to learn more about knitting, crocheting, etc.
Events at the Library
April 17 – 10:30 am Storytime
April 19 – 4 pm PAWS to Read
April 20 – 1:30 pm Cuentos en Espanol
April 20 – 3 pm STEM at Your Library
April 25 – 6:30 pm The Importance of Her Voice: Song in the Lives of Mountain Women
April 27 – All GCP Libraries will closed for staff training
May 31 – Summer Reading Program Kick-off Party 4 – 8 pm, at Burning Mountain Park
For more information call the Library at 984-2346 or go to www.gcpld.org
Baseball & Softball Registration
Intro To T-Ball (Age 4)
This is a five week program focusing on beginning fundamentals of T-Ball. Practice meets once a week with weekly scrimmage games being played.
Cost: $40, season: June 4-July 12, days/times: Wednesdays and locations: TBD. T-Ball (Ages 5-6)
This six week program focuses on the fundamentals of baseball. Practices held 1-2 times a week and competes against other teams from nearby towns.
Cost: $50, season: June 4-July 12, days/times: Tuesdays and Thursdays and locations: TBD. Coach Pitch Baseball (Ages 7-8)
In this program, players will practice 1-2 times a week and play against teams from other local towns. In Coach Pitch league, the coaches will pitch to players. Cost: $50, season: June 5-July 14, days/times: Tuesdays and Thursdays and locations: TBD. Baseball & Softball (Ages 8-15) Final deadline for CRVL Baseball & Softball league is April 25th.
New Castle Recreation offers kids pitch baseball and softball and plays in the Colorado River Valley League which is composed of teams from across the Western Slope. Practices are 1-2 times per week along with weekly games.
Cost: $75, season: May 14-July 22, days/time: TBD Monday-Thursday with occasional Friday and or Saturday games. Locations: Elk Creek Elementary & VIX Ranch Park
VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED FOR ALL SUMMER BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL PROGRAM
Want to learn to play the Ukulele?
Free drop in to strum or sing along, Wednesdays, 11 am – 12 noon at the Community Center.
For more information call Hannah or Jeff at 984-3352, visit the NC Recreation website at www.newcastlerec.com