Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of March 20, 2017


Weekly Events for March 20

March 20 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at New Castle Senior Housing
March 20 – 6:30pm HPC meeting at Town Hall
March 21 – 7 pm Town Council meeting at Town Hall
March 22 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at the River Center
March 22 – 9 am STEM Camp at the Community Center, cost $15, space is limited
March 25 – 5:30 pm Friends of the Library
Murder on the Grill Mystery Dinner at the River Center

Future Events – Mark Your Calendars

April 7 – 6 pm Spellibration at Hotel Colorado, fundraiser for Literacy Outreach
April 8 – 7 – 11 am Health Fair at Coal Ridge High School
April 1 & 8 Fly Fishing Clinic, preregister click here
April 21 – Date night, stay tuned for more information
May 6 – Mr. T’s Fishing Derby, preregister click here
May 20 – 7 am Town wide Garage Sale/Flea Market

Events at the Library
March 21- 10:30 am Infant & Toddler Storytime
March 22- 12:30 pm Lunch and Conversation
March 23 – 10:30 am Preschool Storytime
March 24 – 1 pm Friday Makers

March 24 – 4 pm Bistro Book Club
March 20 – 1 pm Spring Art4thePark

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.

New Castle Recreation Dept

The 2017 Spring Activity Guide is here!!

Grand Avenue Bridge Updates:

Sixth and Laurel Roundabout (Near Exit 116)
From 7 AM to 3 PM, expect one-lane closures on westbound CO-82 approaching Exit 116 and on Sixth Street from the GAB to Laurel Street. Shoulder closures on the Exit 116 westbound on-ramp will be intermittent Monday through Friday.

I-70 Exit 116 Lane Closures
Both eastbound and westbound I-70 approaching Exit 116 will be reduced to one-lane. These lane closures will be in place through April as crews complete safety critical overhead work on the new steel girders.
The left-turn from GAB to Eighth Street remains CLOSED through April.


I-70 Exit 114 (west Glenwood) Roundabout Work Resumes
The I-70 Exit 114 roundabout work will resume in April. During peak morning hours (7:30 to 8:30 AM), anticipate delays at Exit 114. Commuters are advised to use Exit 116 (main Glenwood) or shift their schedules when possible.

I-70 Exit 116 (main Glenwood) Eastbound On-ramp Closures
The I-70 Exit 116 eastbound on-ramp will be CLOSED from 6 AM to 9 AM, Monday through Friday, beginning Apr. 3. Motorists are advised to use westbound I-70 to Exit 114 and access the eastbound on-ramp at the interchange.

Intersection work on Grand Avenue and Eighth Street (Downtown Detours will be in place)
4/3 and 4/4 – Eighth Street between Cooper and Grand avenues will be CLOSED
4/5 and 4/6 – Eighth Street between Colorado and Grand avenues will be CLOSED
4/7 and 4/10 – Ninth Street between Cooper and Grand avenues will be CLOSED
4/11 and 4/12 – Ninth Street between Colorado and Grand avenues will be CLOSED

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