Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of March 7, 2016


Weekly Events for March 7

March 7  – 12 noon Lunch at Senior Housing
March 8 – 7:30 am New Castle Lions meeting at River Center

March  9- 12 noon River Center Senior Network Luncheon
March 9 – 5 to 6 pm POSTR meeting at Town Hall
March 9 – P & Z meeting has been cancelled
Future Events ~ Mark Your Calendars

March 16 – 7 pm “Meet the Candidates” at the Community Center
March 29 – 6:30pm Community meeting at New Hope Church
April 16 – 7 to 11 am Community Health Fair at Coal Ridge High School
May 5 – 7 International Mountain Bike Association Trail Care Crew
June 26 – Festival of Many Cultures
July 9 – Hogback Hustle
July 29 – River Center Spaghetti Dinner
September 9 & 10 – Burning Mountain Festival

New Castle Recreation Department
2016 Spring Activity Guide

Is Released!!
Inky Hands Studio, Titans Pee Wee Wrestling, Youth Baseball & Softball, Micro Soccer and Kids Running America just to name a few. Check out their website for more information

Liberty Classical Academy cordially invites you to a
March 12, 2016
6 pm at New Hope Church
The Wooden Nickel String Band with Ron Young as the caller. Period attire admired but not required. Tickets are $10 per person or $25 per family and are available at or 984-0604
Events at the Library

March 8 – 10:30 am
Infant & Toddler Storytime
March 8 – 6 pm Book Bites
March 10 – 10:30 am Preschool Storytime
March 11 – 10 am Mighty Makers Club Imagination Chapter
March 11 – 10 am Teen Tech Week
March 11 – 1 pm It’s Elementary!
March 11 – 1 pm Teen tech Week
March 11- 3 pm Bistro Book Club
March 12 – 10:30 am Meet the Author Storytime for Kids

For more information, call 984-2346

New Castle Needlework Guild

Bring your project and join us
at Hacienda El Patron on Main St.
Come anytime from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
1st and 3rd Mondays of the month

Colorado River Fire Rescue

is recruiting for Volunteer Firefighters and Support Staff go to their website to apply

Meet the Candidates Night
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
7 pm to 8:30 pm
Community Center

There are five candidates running for the three Town Council seats. They are: Grady Hazelton, Merle Means, Mary Metzger, Patrick Stuckey and Graham Riddile

Grand Avenue Bridge   Construction Update
The construction activity for the week of: March 7 – March 13, 2016
  • Project Message:  They have an action pack week on the Grand Avenue Bridge. Please slow down for the cone zone in all construction areas.
  • Traffic Impacts::  I-70 Detour: The evening of Wednesday, Mar. 9th, I-70 at exit 116 will be detoured onto 6th Street. Both eastbound and westbound lanes will be detoured beginning at 8:00 p.m. through 6:00 a.m. in a one-lane configuration in both directions.  I-70 traffic will be detoured onto 6th St. through a temporary break in the I-70 barrier near Yampah Vapor Caves. The detour is necessary for safety critical overhead work, as the contractor is removing a 108-foot section of the of the Glenwood Springs pedestrian bridge.
  • Updated:  I-70 Exit 116 EB Closure: Beginning Friday Mar. 4th at 10:00 a.m. through Monday, Mar. 7th at 6:00 a.m. both the eastbound onramp and eastbound off ramps will be closed. Eastbound traffic will be detoured to I-70 Exit 114.  This work is necessary for a storm drain project.
    ALTERNATE ROUTE TO I-70 EB: Motorists traveling westbound on CO 82 can utilize the I-70 westbound on-ramp at exit 116 or US 6 westbound to exit 114 to reconnect to I-70 eastbound through the roundabouts
  • State Hwy 82 Grand Avenue Bridge from 6th to 8th Street will have periodic closures in each direction from 9 am to 3 pm, contractor will be working on the deconstruction of the pedestrian bridge.
  • River Closures:  The Colorado River will be closed at the Grand Avenue Bridge beginning March 1 to March 13. On Sunday March 6 the river will be open, no construction activity is anticipated. The closure is due to overhead crane work.
  • The Glenwood Trail crossing at Two Rivers Park and I-70 Exit 116 is closed for approximately 4 weeks.

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