Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of April 9, 2018

Weekly Events for April 9

April 6 – 6 pm Spellebration at Hotel Colorado, the theme is ComicCon
April 7 – Valley View Health Fair at Coal Ridge High School, starts at 7am
April 7 – 10 am Free gardening class at New Castle Gardens
April 9 – starting at 8:30 am Municipal Court at Town Hall
April 9 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at New Castle Senior Housing
April 10 – 6:30 pm Community meeting at the Community Center regarding the Main Street Lane Change
April 10 – 6:30 pm Lions Club meeting at New Castle Senior Housing
April 11 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at River Center
April 14 – CRFR’s Wild Fire Awareness program at the Silt Fire Station, 10-12 pm and at the Glenwood Springs RecreationCenter, 2-4 pm

Future Events

May 5 – Annual Youth Fishing Derby
May 5 – Cinco de Mayo Celebration on 5th Street, 2-6 pm
May 19 – 10 am Free Golf in the Park
June 8 – River Center’s Taco Bar & Silent Auction
June 9 –  Colorado River Fire Rescue Open House, 10 am – 2 pm

ComicCon: Super Heros Spelling for Literacy Friday, April 6 

Holy alphabet, Batman! Spellebration 2018 is just around the corner! Join us on April 6th at Hotel Colorado. Spellebration is a costumed spelling bee for adults that supports Literacy Outreach and Colorado Mountain College Learning Labs. Our theme this year is Comic Con so start pressing your capes and studying your dictionaries. Don’t worry, it’s a team-based event so all the pressure is off!

If you’re not in the mood to spell, come Marvel at all the costumes, grab a drink, and participate in the silent auction. Admission is free for spectators.

Events at the Library
April 10 – 10:30 am Storytime
April 10 – 2 pm Let’s Talk Life
April 12 – 4 pm PAWS to Read
April 13 – 1 pm Dare to Explore
April 13 – 1:30 pm Cuentos en Espanol
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

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

“Spike It” Youth Volleyball (ages 9-14)
The program is for young boys and girls wanting to try this exciting sport or brush up on their skills. Cost is $40/$50 after April 9. Dates/times: Mondays 5:30-6:30 pm for grades 3rd and 4th and 6:30-7:30 pm for grades 5th to 8th, April 16 to May 21. Location:TBD

New Castle Recreation Youth Running Club (ages 5-10)
New Castle Running Club is excited to begin a 6-week Spring session in April. Kids ages 5-10 will enjoy learning about the sport of running through various forms of drills, exercises and games. The season will end with a race for the kids to participate in. Cost is $45 per runner. Days/time: Mondays at VIX Park and Fridays at Coal Ridge High School track. 5-5:45 pm, April 23 -May 25.

Want to learn to play the Ukulele?
Free drop in to strum or sing along, Wednesdays, 11 am – 12 noon at the Community Center.

2018 Spring Activity is here!
For more information call Hannah or Jeff at 984-3352, visit the NC Recreation website at

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