Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of April 23, 2018

Weekly Events for April 16

April 23 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at New Castle Senior Housing
April 25 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at River Center

Future Events

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 – Flea Market at Mr. T’s, 9am to 3 pm
May 19 – Free Golf in the Park, VIX park,
free event preregistering required, 10 to 12 pm
June 8 – River Center’s Taco Bar & Silent Auction
June 9 –  Colorado River Fire Rescue Open House, 10 am – 2 pm

Events at the Library
April 24 – 10:30 am Storytime
April 25 – 6:30 pm The Importance of Her Voice: Song in the Lives of Mountain Women
April 26 – All GCP Libraries will be closed for staff training
April 27 – 1:30 pm Cuentos en Espanol
April 27 – 3 pm STEM at Your Library
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

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


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

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