Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of May 15, 2017


Weekly Events for May 15

May 13 – 9 am Titan Trot at Cactus Valley Elementary School
May 15 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at New Castle Senior Housing
May 16 – 7 pm Town Council at Town Hall
May 17 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at the River Center
May 19 – 6 pm Family Movie Night at Community Center
May 20 – 7 am Town wide Garage Sale/Flea Market

Future Events – Mark Your Calendars

June 9 – 5 pm River Center Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction
June 11 – 2 pm BBQ with a Cop in Burning Mountain Park
June 15 – 6 pm CDOT Community meeting Grand Avenue Bridge at the Community Center
June 24 – Bike Rodeo at Riverside Middle School
June 25 – 2nd Annual Chamber/Town Potluck

Events at the Library
May 16 – 10:30 am Story time
May 17- 12:30 pm Lunch and Conversation
May 18 – 10:30 am Preschool Storytime
May 19 – 1 pm Friday Makers

May 19 – 4 pm Bistro Book Club
May 20 – 11 am Teen Volunteer Orientation
June 1- 6 pm Book Domino Challenge for Teens
June 2 – 1 pm Cooking Science

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

New Castle Recreation


The 2017 Summer Activity Guide is here!

Rosybelle is Coming to New Castle!!
The mobile Art bus travels to different areas to bring the maker Revolution to youth, making to easy for youth to have access to quality arts programing. Various art and media programs will enrich youth ranging from painting, pet portraits claymation and mural paint camp. Join NCR & Rosybelle this summer for Art on location!
Camp dates:  June 12-14 and June 26-29

To see all the latest, visit them online, or 984-3352

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.

Grand Avenue Bridge Updates

Beginning Tuesday, May 16, Eighth Street between Cooper and Grand avenues and Eighth Street between Colorado and Grand avenues will be closed for approximately four days.
The following week, Ninth Street between Cooper and Grand avenues and Ninth Street between Colorado and Grand avenues will be closed for approximately four days.

US Hwy 6 Mill and Fill Begins Monday, May 8
Monday, May 8 through approximately May 19, some areas of US Hwy 6 will be in an alternating one-lane configuration while crews pave the highway. Traffic control will maintain two lanes when possible. Fifteen-minute delays are anticipated from 6 AM to 7 PM, Monday through Friday. Temporary traffic holds are anticipated on side streets.
Business access will be maintained during this time, with a brief hold in front of each business as crews lay new asphalt. Pedestrian access is maintained on sidewalks along US Hwy 6. Weekend work is also possible.

I-70 Exit 116 Eastbound On-ramp Closures
The Exit 116 eastbound off-ramp is OPEN during this time.
The I-70 Exit 116 eastbound on-ramp will be CLOSED from 5:30 AM to 9:30 AM, Monday through Friday. For I-70 eastbound access, motorists are advised to use westbound I-70 to Exit 114 and turn around at the interchange.

For the latest updates on the Grand Avenue Bridge construction, click here

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