Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of January 30, 2017


Weekly Events for January 30

January 30 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at New Castle Senior Housing
February 1 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at the River Center
February 3 – 10 am Super Seniors at First Baptist Church

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.
Madden NFL 17 Tourney (Ages 10-17)
This event provides players a great opportunity to compete against other video gamers and test their  abilities in a fun, organized tournament using the PS4 game console. Refreshments provided. Prizes to top winners.   Online registration  required by February 3 in order to play. Cost: FREE but registration is required; Day/Time: Saturday, February 4, 9:00 am-3:00pm; Location: Community Center
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 9 AM – 3 PM
For the next few weeks, expect intermittent one-lane closures on Sixth Street from the GAB to Laurel 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 a girder erection schedule and I-70 night detour information.

Events at the Library
January 31- 10:30 am Infant & Toddler Storytime
February 1- 12:30 pm Lunch and Conversation
February 2 – 10:30 am Preschool Storytime
February 3 – 1 pm Friday Makers

February 3 – 3:30 pm Bistro Book Club
February 3 – 3 pm Book Tasting for Teens

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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