Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of December 5, 2016


Weekly Events for December 5

December 2 – 6 pm Tree Lighting at Burning Mountain Park
December 3 – 9 am – 4 pm Craft Show at New Castle Senior Housing on Castle Valley Blvd
December 3 – 10 am – 3 pm New Castle Chamber of Commerce Craft Show at the Community Center
December 3 – 11 am – 2 pm Chili Cook-off at the Community Center
December 5  – 12 noon River Center Senior Network Luncheon
December 6 – 7 pm Town Council meeting at Town Hall
December 7 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at River Center
December 7 – 6 pm Community Sports Park meeting at Lakota Canyon Recreation Center

Events at the Library

December 6 – All GC Libraries will be closed
December 7 – All GC Libraries will have new operating hours
December 7 – 4 pm Wig Out Wednesdays
December 8 – 10:30 am Preschool Storytime
December 9 – 10:30 am Art4thePark
December 9 – 1 pm Hour of Code
December 9 – 3:30 pm Bistro Book Club
December 10 – 5:30 pm 2nd Annual Harry Potter Yule Ball

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

New Castle Recreation Dept

Registering now for the CRVL Boys Basketball, grades 3 to 6, season starts Jan 9. Cost is $60/$70 after Dec 16.Hot Shot Basketball, ages 5 to 8, season starts Feb 13. Cost is $40/$50 after Feb 1.
Futsal, ages 3 to 8 and 9 to 14, season starts January 3. Cost for ages 3 to 8 is $40/$50 after Dec 16 and cost for ages 9 to 14 is $60/$70 after Dec 16.
For more information call Sax at 984-3352 or go to

Grand Avenue Bridge Updates

Dedicated Left Turn Pocket to Eighth Street CLOSED
The dedicated left turn pocket on eastbound SH-82 and Eighth Street is CLOSED through Spring 2017. Motorists should continue to Ninth Street to access city streets east of Grand Avenue.

On the Grand Avenue Bridge
Motorists should anticipate periodic one-lane closures northbound and southbound. Some restrictions are in place for peak hours. Weekend work and lane closures are possible
Sixth Street and GAB Right Turn CLOSURE
Beginning Monday, Dec. 5 through Wednesday, Dec. 7, the right-turn pocket to Sixth Street at the north end of the GAB will be CLOSED for utility work.
I-70 Exit 114 eastbound off-ramp shoulder CLOSURE
The I-70 Exit 114 eastbound off-ramp shoulder will remain closed through Thursday, Dec. 8 as crews complete improvements to the off-ramp.

New Castle Needlework Guild
Bring your project and join us

at the New Castle Library
Come anytime from 6 pm to 8 pm
1st and 3rd Mondays of the month

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