Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of January 18, 2016


Weekly Events for January 18

January 18  – 12 noon Lunch at Senior Housing
January 18 – The HPC meeting has been moved to January 28
January 19 – 7 pm Town Council meeting at the Community Center
January 20  – 12 noon River Center Senior Network Luncheon

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 (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 2016 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, which includes a brief exam. Please call 984-2259 for an appointment.

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


We need your participation in upcoming meeting about temporary river closures this summer. To be added to our contact list regarding specific river impacts, please email your contact information to :

New Castle Needlework Guild

Bring your project and join us
at the Library this Monday.
Come anytime from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
1st and 3rd Mondays of the month

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, or call Debbie at 984-2311 for an idea.

Grand Avenue Bridge   Construction Update
The construction activity for the week of: January 18 – 24, 2016
  • Utility work: temporary storm drain relocation and permanent waterline installation
  • Construction of southern causeway: Up to 75 trucks will be dumping & hauling.
  • Shoring and excavation work at the south bridge pier
  • Construction hours will be 7 am to 5 pm every day. There will be no construction activity during the weekends.
Traffic impacts:  7th Street, closure from Colorado Avenue to Cooper Street and Wing Street closure.
  • Beginning Monday January 18, 7th St. will be closed from Colorado Avenue to Cooper Avenue from 7am to 5 pm. Wing Street will be closed at 8th St. to 7th St. during this period for vehicular traffic.
  • The 7th St. closure from Colorado Avenue to Cooper Avenue will be a “rolling closure”. This area is a highly affected project area.
  • Beginning March 1, 2016, Wing Street will close permanently.
Events at the Library

January 19  – 10:30 am
Infant & Toddler Storytime
January 21 – 10:30 am Preschool Storytime
January 21 – 6 pm Family Movie Night
January 22 – 10 am Mighty Makers Club Imagination Chapter
January 22 – 12 noon Paws to Read
January 22 – 1 pm It’s Elementary!
January 22 – 3 pm Bistro Book Club
February 3 – 6 pm Get your Business Online workshops, RSVP at

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Available by appointment, All ages
Book a librarian to get help with tablets, e-readers, and computer programs and Apps such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Word, and Excel. Call us today to schedule your 30 minute one-on-one help session: 984-2346

For more information, call 984-2346

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