Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of January 25, 2016


Weekly Events for January 25

January 25  – 12 noon Lunch at Senior Housing
January 27  – 12 noon River Center Senior Network Luncheon
January 28 – 6:30 pm HPC meeting at Town Hall

Future Events ~ Mark Your Calendars

February 6 – 11 am Founders Day Celebration

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.
Events at the Library

January 26  – 10:30 am
Infant & Toddler Storytime
January 28 – 10:30 am Preschool Storytime
January 29 – 10 am Mighty Makers Club Imagination Chapter
January 29 – 12 noon Paws to Read
January 29 – 1 pm It’s Elementary!
January 29 – 3 pm Bistro Book Club
February 3 – 6 pm Get your Business Online workshops, RSVP at
Starting in February – Food for Fines and Winter Reading Scavenger Hunt

Book A Librarian
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

The 2nd Annual Family Fun Night
Kathryn Senor Elementary School
Friday, February 12, 6 pm

Featuring prize BINGO and Potato Bar
Silent Auction.
Gourmet Potato Bar with all the fixings – $5.00
Pie available for $1.00
Prize Bingo is free
For more information call KSE at 665-7700

Grand Avenue Bridge   Construction Update
The construction activity for the week of: January 25 -31, 2016
  • Starting January 27, I-70 eastbound at exit 116 will be reduced to one lane of traffic. This closure will be until the end of the year.
  • On Monday January 25 through Thursday January 28, SH 82 6th Avenue to 8th Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction, 9 am to 3 pm off peak hours. CDOT will be removing trees to prepare for the new pedestrian bridge.
  • Anticipate some construction work on the weekends. Due to the recent snowfall some construction will done on the weekends to stay with the schedule. The contractor must meet the deadline of March 1, 2016 for fish spawning season.
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 eastbound lane of 7th St. will be open after working hours, 5 pm to 7 am.
  • Beginning March 1, 2016, Wing Street will close permanently.

Glenwood Springs Women’s Connection Presents
Color My Life

Thursday, February 11, 5:30 pm to 7pm
Music by Trea Traver, Speaker is Cynthia Leibrock

RSVP to Destiny at
New Castle Recreation Department
Youth Basketball Officials are needed, as well as Youth Sports Instructors, contact Larry at 984-3352 for more information.
Starting up soon: Lil Hoop Stars Basketball, Lil’ Kickers Futsal and Slapshot Floor Hockey, for more information go to

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