Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of August 29, 2016


Weekly Events for August 29

August 29 – 12 noon Senior Lunch at Senior Housing on Castle Valley
August 31  – 12 noon River Center Senior Network Luncheon
September 1 – 4:30 pm NC Community Market
September 1 – 8 pm Free Family Movie Night at Burning Mountain Park
September 2 – 10 am Super Seniors at First Baptist Church on 7th Street

Future Events ~ Mark Your Calendars

September 9 & 10 – Burning Mountain Festival
“Celebration of Our Heroes….Who’s Yours?”
September 10 – 12 noon Pyro’s Memorial Dedication Ceremony


New Castle Community Market
Thursday, September 1
4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Burning Mountain Park
This Week’s Music

Steve Williams

Events at the Library
August 30 – 10:30 am Infant & Toddler Storytime
September 1 – 10:30 am Preschool Storytime
September 2  – 3:30 pm Bistro Book Club
September 5 – All GC Libraries will be closed for Labor Day
September 7 – 4 pm Wig out Wednesday
September 7 – Mini Medical School
September 10 – 1 pm Library in the Park, Burning Mountain Park
September 13 – 4:30 pm Roald Dahl Birthday Party

For more information, call 984-2346

Grand Avenue Bridge Construction Update:

Paving East Sixth Street
Monday, Aug. 29 from 9 AM to 3 PM crews will be paving on east Sixth Street near the corner of the GAB and Sixth. There will be a one-lane closure to accommodate paving crews.
Structural wall construction near north pedestrian bridge landing, changes pedestrian path.
Expect construction activity on the corner of SH-82 and Sixth Street near the dedicated right turn lane for approximately 6 weeks.

Ongoing Traffic Impacts
I-70 Exit 114 (West Glenwood) eastbound off-ramp
The I-70 Exit 114 eastbound off-ramp will be in a one-lane configuration. This one-lane closure is necessary to make improvements to the off-ramp and will be in place for several weeks. (Good things are coming; the eastbound off-ramp is getting wider.)
I-70 Exit 114 westbound off-ramp.
Motorists will experience a temporary “T” intersection configuration, as crews work on roadway improvements.
I-70 Exit 116 eastbound one-lane closure
I-70 eastbound at Exit 116 remains in a one-lane configuration for approximately one mile. This one-lane reduction will be in place for several weeks.

News from the Recreation Department:
The Fall 2016 Activity Guide is available, click here
Youth Basketball, Clogging Dance classes, It’s Girl Time, Artilluma Dance Classes, along with Adult Coed Soccer, Mixed Quads Volleyball and don’t forget PIckleball

For more information call Sax or Hannah at 984-3352 or online at

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