Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of March 21, 2016


Weekly Events for March 21

March 21  – 12 noon Lunch at Senior Housing
March 21 – 6:30 pm HPC meeting at Town Hall
March 22 – 6:30 pm Burning Mountain Festival planning meeting at Town Hall
March  23 – 12 noon River Center Senior Network Luncheon
March 23 – P& Z meeting has been cancelled

Future Events ~ Mark Your Calendars

March 29 – 6:30pm Community meeting re: Kuerstin property at New Hope Church
April 5 – Town Council meeting has been cancelled
April 5 – Election Day
April 16 – 7 to 11 am Community Health Fair at Coal Ridge High School
May 5 – 7 International Mountain Bike Association Trail Care Crew
May 7 – 12 to 4 pm Kids Fishing Derby at Alder Park
June 26 – 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Festival of Many Cultures
July 9 – Hogback Hustle
July 29 – River Center Spaghetti Dinner
September 9 & 10 – Burning Mountain Festival

New Castle Recreation Department
Register soon for the following programs

Micro Soccer (ages 4-8) – Deadline to register is March 21!
Titans Pee Wee Wrestling (Ages 4-14) – Already underway on Monday and Wednesday evenings!
ARTspiration Youth Art Classes (Ages 5+) – Art classes from 9:00-11:00 a.m. next week!
Kids Running America (Ages 8-15) – Register at
Harcourt 3G Fly Fishing Clinics – Clinics on April 2 and April 9. $40.00 for both.
Spring Adult Sports – 8 vs. 8 Coed Soccer, 5 vs. 5 Flag Football, 4 vs. 4 Volleyball and Pickleball programs.

Check out their website for more information

Events at the Library

March 22 – 10:30 am
Infant & Toddler Storytime
March 23 – 6:30 pm Building a Sustainable Off-Grid House
March 24 – 10:30 am Preschool Storytime
March 25 – 10 am Mighty Makers Club Imagination Chapter
March 25 – 1 pm It’s Elementary! – Author Presentation for Kids, Meet Pam Porter
March 25- 3 pm Bistro Book Club

For more information, call 984-2346

Valley View Health Fair

April 16, 7 to 11 am
Coal Ridge High School

Town of New Castle’s Climate Action Advisory Commission encourages residents to get involved in renewable energy options. please click on the link to learn more Xcel Energy

Grand Avenue Bridge   Construction Update
The construction activity for the week of: March 18 – March 25, 2016
Project Message from the Public Information Team:  Utility work continues through the end of the week near I-70 Exit 116. through the week intermittent closures will occur on the eastbound on and off ramps. A one lane configuration on SH82 under the interstate approaching the 116 ramps will also be in effect beginning Friday at 6 pm. Crews continue to work on the bridge foundations and substructure activities in the Glenwood Hot Springs parking lot. Utility work also continues along the west wing street in the 7 St. shopping plaza.
Traffic Impacts:
  1. Beginning Friday, March 18, 6 pm to March 26, both the eastbound on-ramp and off-ramp will be in a one-lane configuration. the one lane configuration begins approaching the exit ramps in both directions under I-70.
  2.  Beginning Monday, March 21 to Friday March 26, the I-70 eastbound on-ramp will be closed.
  3. On Wednesday, March 23, Exit 116 eastbound on-ramp and off-ramp will be closed from 12 noon to 4 pm for paving underneath the interstate.
  4. On Wednesday, March 23, 12 am (midnight) to 4 am, I-70 will be closed for all eastbound traffic at Exit 116. Motorists should exit early at the West Glenwood exit 114 for travel to Aspen on SH82. No access to the Glenwood Canyon during this closure.
  5. 7th St. will be closed from Colorado Ave. to Cooper Ave. until further notice.

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