Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of March 27, 2017


Weekly Events for March 27

March 27 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at New Castle Senior Housing
March 29 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at the River Center
April 1 & 8 – Fly Fishing Clinic, preregister click here

Future Events – Mark Your Calendars

April 7 – 6 pm Spellibration at Hotel Colorado, fundraiser for Literacy Outreach
April 8 – 7 am – 11 am Health Fair at Coal Ridge High School
April 21 – 6 pm – 8 pm Parents Night Out “Date night,” at the Community Center
May 6 – Mr. T’s Fishing Derby, preregister click here
May 20 – 7 am Chamber/Town wide Garage Sale/Flea Market
May 20 – Law Enforcement Torch Run

New Castle Recreation Spring Programs & Activities:

Spring Training Baseball (ages 8-14 yrs) starting March 31 cost $40
Harcourt 3G Fly Fishing Clinics April 1 & 8 cost $24/$40
Fitness Bootcamp In The Park (ages 18+) starting April 1, cost $30
Tai Chi, April 11, cost $50
Spike It Volleyball (ages10-14) starting April 10, cost $40/$50 after April 3
Friday Art Adventures Spring Art Classes (ages 6+) starting April 1, cost $40.50
Parents Night Out “Date Night” (ages 3-12) April 21, cost $5
Annual Youth Fishing Derby (ages 3-15) May 6, have to pre-register

Events at the Library
March 28- 10:30 am Infant & Toddler Storytime
March 29- 12:30 pm Lunch and Conversation
March 30 – 10:30 am Preschool Storytime
March 31 – 1 pm Friday Makers

March 31 – 4 pm Bistro Book Club

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

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.

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