Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of June 12, 2017


Weekly Events for June 12

June 9 – 5 pm River Center Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction
June 11 – 2 pm BBQ with a Cop in Burning Mountain Park
June 11 – 4pm – 6pm New Castle Diner Car Show & BBQ
June 12 – starting at 8:30 am Municipal Court at Town hall
June 12 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at New Castle Senior Housing
June 12 – 6 pm Friends of the Library meeting at the Library
June 13 – 6:30 pm Lions Club meeting at New Castle Senior Housing
June 14 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at the River Center
June 14 – 7 pm P & Z meeting at Town Hall

June 15 – 6 pm CDOT Community meeting Grand Avenue Bridge at the Community Center

Future Events – Mark Your Calendars

June 24 – Bike Rodeo at Riverside Middle School
June 25 – 2nd Annual Chamber/Town Potluck
July 4 – 12 noon Freedom Celebration at Apple Tree Park
July 6 – Opening day of Community Market
July 8 – Hogback Hustle
July 15 – La TriColor Truck/Car Show, 4-9 pm

New Castle Recreation
 Father/Son Solar Car Derby
Bring your parent/guardian or adult friend to create a solar car. Solar races are a common science and engineering activity.
Min/Max:5/15 (pairs)
Cost: $5.00
Day/Times: Saturday, June 10 from 1:00-3:00pm

Intro to Lacrosse Camp (Ages 8-12yrs)
Want to try the fastest growing sport in the valley? This new program will teach participants the fundamental skills of throwing, catching, scooping,  and cradling. Sticks and soft  lacrosse balls will be provided.Cost: $60.00/$70.00 after June 15. Days/Times: Thursdays, June 22-July 20 from 10:00am-12:00pm. Location: VIX Ranch.

The 2017 Summer Activity Guide is here!
To see all the latest, visit them online, or 984-3352

Events at the Library

June 14 – 1:30 pm Digeridoo Down Under
June 15 – 1 pm Toy Hacking for teens
June 16 – 1 pm Cooking Science
June 28 – 1:30 pm Color the Earth with Beth Epley
June 29 – 1 pm Pizza and a Movie
July 5 – 1:30 pm Ice Cream Social
July 13 – 1 pm Duct Tape Creations

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

Go to to register


Updates on the
Grand Avenue Bridge
Pedestrian Bridge Nighttime Closures Week of June 19
Beginning Monday, June 19 through Friday night, June 23 from 8 PM to 6 AM, crews will close the new pedestrian bridge to stain the tiles on the canopies. Pedestrians should use the existing temporary walkway that is cantilevered on the GAB.

Construction of the North-leg of Sixth and Laurel Roundabout Begins June 19
Beginning, Monday, June 19 for approximately two months, crews will begin work on the north-leg of the new Sixth and Laurel roundabout. Laurel will be one-way northbound during this time. Motorists wishing to access Sixth Street and CO-82 from Laurel Street and surrounding neighborhoods should use Linden Street as a detour route. Detour map coming soon. The City parking lot next to Subway will be closed. Stay tuned for project updates.

CO-82 Nightly Lane Closures for Traffic Signal Installation

Near the end of June from 8 PM to 6 AM, CO-82 from 10th Street to the GAB will be in an alternating one-lane configuration. Ninth Street from Colorado to Grand avenues and Cooper to Grand avenues will also be closed during this time. Crews will install wider mast arms for upgraded traffic signals along the CO-82 corridor.

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