Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of January 11, 2016


Weekly Events for January 11

January 11 – starting 8:30 am Municipal Court at Town Hall
January 11  – 12 noon Lunch at Senior Housing
January 11 -6  pm Friends of the Library meeting at NC Library
January 12 – 7:30 am Lions Club meeting at River Center
January 13  – 12 noon River Center Senior Network Luncheon
January 13 7 pm P& Z meeting at Town Hall

Future Events ~ Mark your calendars

February 6 – 11 am Founders Day Celebration

New Castle Recreation Department

Matter of Balance Class
Monday, January 25 through March 21, 9 am. This class is provided by Garfield County Senior programs, please call Debby Sutherland at 945-9191 ext 3084 for more information or to register.Time to register for Youth Basketball, Spring Soccer both youth and adult,  Lil’ Futsal and Slapshot Floor Hockey.

IT’S HERE…just what you have been waiting for the New Castle Recreation Winter 2016 Activity Guide

Help Wanted:
New Castle Recreation Department is looking for Recreation Leaders, Sports Officials and Instructors for the 2015 Winter season and 2016 Spring season

For more information, online
or call 984-3352

New Castle Vet Clinic will be offering low cost vaccination clinic from January 18 to January 23, 2016. Vaccinations are $21 each, please call 984-2259 for an appointment.

Grand Avenue Bridge Colorado River Safety Advisory – JAN – MARCH 2016


The Grand Avenue Bridge (GAB) project begins construction along the river bank of the Colorado River on the south bank and on the north bank from the Glenwood Springs Amtrak Station to the City of Glenwood Springs wastewater pump station. Beginning Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 construction activities will be ongoing in this area throughout the year along the riverbank, however, work in the Colorado River will finish by March 1, 2016. The contractor is working in the Colorado River at this time because of low recreational use and timing of the fish spawning period.

2nd Annual Founders Day
February 6, 11 am to 1:30 pm
Community Center

The Rippy family will be sharing stories of the past.
Bring a side dish or dessert to share.

Grand Avenue Bridge   Construction Update
The construction activity for the week of: January 11 – 17, 2016
  • Completion of the railroad crossing
  • Construction of southern causeway: Up to 75 trucks will be dumping & hauling.
  • Removal of public restrooms and existing walls under existing GAB on north side of 7th Street.
  • Construction hours will be 7 am to 5 pm every day. There will be no construction activity during the weekends.
Traffic impacts:  Expect 7th Street periodic closures to allow trucks access, these closures will be ongoing for the next 5-6 weeks. The north lane of 7th Street will be closed from Colorado Ave to Cooper Ave. will be closed during this 5-6 weeks period; the south lane will be open to eastbound traffic only.
For more information:
Events at the Library

January 12  – 10:30 am
Infant & Toddler Storytime
January 12 – 6 pm Book Bites
January 14 – 10:30 am Preschool Storytime
January 15 – 10 am Mighty Makers Club Imagination Chapter
January 15 – 12 noon Paws to Read
January 15 – 1 pm It’s Elementary!
January 15 – 3 pm Bistro Book Club
January 21 – 6 pm Family Movie Night
February 3 – 6 pm Get your Business Online workshops, RSVP at

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