Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of February 6, 2017


Weekly Events for February 6

February 6 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at New Castle Senior Housing
February 7 – 6 pm Combined meeting Town Council and Garfield County Board of Commissioners at the Community Center
February 8 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at the River Center

Future Events – Mark Your Calendars

February 23 – 6:30 pm Adventure Film Night at the Community Center
February 25 – 11 am to 1:30 pm Founders Day at the Community Center

3.0 “Sweet 16” Pickleball Tournament, February 11 (Ages 16+)
In conjunction with Carbondale and Glenwood Springs Recreation Department, New Castle Recreation is hosting a  co-ed 3.0 pickleball tournament in “sweet 16” format. Each player will play nine game with nine different partners to determine the “King” and “Queen” of the court.  Carbondale will be hosting the 3.5 and Glenwood Springs the 4.0-4.50 skill level.  for the top three players.  Register at the location of your skill level.Cost: $20, Saturday, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, Location: Riverside Middle School
Pickleball Open Play (Ages 16+)
What’s Pickleball you say? It is a combination of tennis, racquetball and ping-pong.  Played on a 20×44 ft. court (indoors or out),  The great thing about Pickleball is that it takes such little time to learn how to play.  After your first twenty minutes of instruction you are well on your way to enjoying a new recreational sport. Cost: $20/$25 after the session has started, February 1-March 27, Wednesdays, 7:00-9:00 pm, Elk Creek Elementary School.
Friday Art Adventures: Each week participants will dive into variety of imaginative 2D and 3D mixed media art projects.  Students will enjoy drawing, painting, foil relief, weaving, sewing, paper mache, cardboard sculpture design and more. Each monthly session will offer new creative themes and projects. Cost: $58 for Sessions 2, February 3-24; Days/Times: Fridays, 2:00-3:30 pm; Location: Community Center

Grand Avenue Bridge Project Updates

Sixth Street Lane CLOSURES 7 AM – 5 PM, Monday through Friday
For the next few weeks, expect intermittent one-lane closures from the GAB to Sixth Street.
Periodic one-lane closures on the GAB through February, M-F
Motorists should anticipate periodic one-lane closures northbound and southbound. Some restrictions are in place for peak hours. These lane closures are necessary for crews to access construction on the traffic bridge walls in the downtown area.
Steel Girders arrive mid-February
Steel girders for the new traffic bridge are arriving mid-February. Stay tuned for I-70 night detour information.

Events at the Library
February 6- 10:30 am Infant & Toddler Storytime
February 8- 12:30 pm Lunch and Conversation
February 9 – 10:30 am Preschool Storytime
February 10 – 1 pm Friday Makers

February 10 – 4 pm Bistro Book Club

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

New Castle Needlework Guild

Do you have a needlework project that you need help on or just join us, while working on your project.
1st and 3rd Mondays of each month
starting at 6 pm, Community Center.

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