Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of April 25, 2016


Weekly Events for April 25

April 25- 12 noon Lunch at Senior Housing
April 27 – 12 noon River Center Senior Network Luncheon
April 27 – 7 pm P & Z meeting at Town Hall

Future Events ~ Mark Your Calendars

May 6 – 7 International Mountain Bike Association Trail Care Crew
New Castle Library and New Castle Community Center
May 7 – 12 to 4 pm Kids Fishing Derby at Alder Park
May 14 – Titan Trot at Coal Ridge High school
May 14 – Garfield County Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics
May 18-19 Colorado Cultural Heritage Town
May 21 – 7am to 12pm New Castle Chamber of Commerce and
Town of New Castle Garage Sale
June 26 – 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Festival of Many Cultures
July 4 – 12 noon Freedom Celebration
July 9 – Hogback Hustle
July 29 – River Center Spaghetti Dinner
September 9 & 10 – Burning Mountain Festival

IMBA is Coming to Town!
May 6 and 7

Friday, May 6, 5:30 to 7 pm at New Castle Library “Better Living through Trails,”
Saturday, May 7, 9 am to 4 pm “Subaru/IMBA Trail Building School
Join us at the Community Center for classroom work, then in the afternoon on the trail
Lunch will be provided by Maud’s on Main, you can pre-register for both events at
or RSVP at (970)948-3486

Events at the Library
April 11-25 – One Book 4 Colorado
All Colorado 4 year-olds can get a copy of the same book this spring!
April 26 – All GC Public Libraries will be closed for Staff training day

April 28 – 10:30 am Preschool Storytime
April 29  – 10 am Mighty Makers Club Imagination Chapter
April 29 – 1 pm It’s Elementary!
April 29 – 3 pm Bistro Book Club

For more information, call 984-2346

New Castle Recreation Department
It’s not to early to start thinking about warmer weather and playing baseball and softball this summer! Pre T-Ball is conducted once a week for 6 weeks while T-Ball and Coach Pitch teams practice 1-2 times a week and play games against teams from Silt and Rifle. Our baseball and softball programs participate in the Colorado River Valley League with teams from throughout the region. Practices begin in late May and early June.
Pre T-Ball (Coed ages 4-5) – $40.00
T-Ball Ages (Coed ages 6-7) – $50.00
Coach Pitch (Coed ages 7-8) – $50.00
Baseball (Ages 8-10, 11-12)- $75.00
Softball (Ages 8-10)- $75.00

New Castle Cub Scouts, Pack 221
Annual Kids Fishing Derby
May 7, 12 noon to 4 pm
Alder park
Join in the fun with lunch provided by Castle Valley HOA

Grand Avenue Bridge Updates
Traffic Impacts and Construction Activity for the week of April 24 to April 30
New Traffic Impacts:
Traffic Bridge North Abutment Pour:
The first permanent structure of the new traffic bridge will start to take shape this week.
Roadwork continues on Exit 114:
Expect a one lane configuration at the Exit 114 interchange. Expect construction on the the westbound on-ramp and eastbound off-ramp. This exit will be in a one lane configuration throughout the summer construction season. Exit 116 will remain open.
Grand Avenue Bridge:
Expect one lone closures on the Grand Avenue Bridge from 9 am to 3 pm, daily.

Weekend construction activities are planned through the end of the month

For more information visit:

Colorado River Fire Rescue

is recruiting for Volunteer Firefighters and Support Staff go to their website to apply

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