Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of May 30, 2016


Weekly Events for May 30

May 28 – 9:30 am to 5 pm Osage Garden’s 4th Annual Plant Sale
May 30 – Town Hall will be closed for Memorial Day
May 30 – 10 am Memorial ceremony at Highland Cemetery
May 30 – 12 noon Lunch at Senior Housing
June 1  – 12 noon River Center Senior Network Luncheon
June 1 – 5 pm POSTR meeting at Town hall
June 3 – 10 am Super Seniors at First Baptist Church on 7th Street

Future Events ~ Mark Your Calendars

June 11 – 10 am to 2 pm CRFR Open House
June 19 – 10 am to 1 pm NCPD Bike Rodeo at Riverside Middle School
June 26 – 6 pm to 8 pm Festival of Many Cultures
July 4 – 12 noon Freedom Celebration
July 7 – opening day of NC Community Market
July 9 – 8 am Hogback Hustle 5K
July 17 – 5 to 8 pm Car/Truck show
July 22 – Liberty Classical Academy Gala
July 29 – 5 to 8 pm River Center Spaghetti Dinner
August 1 – 7 Garfield County Fair
August 13 – Pyro Double Down Memorial Race
September 9 & 10 – Burning Mountain Festival
“Celebration of Our Heroes….Who’s Yours?”

The Staff at Town Hall would like to thank the eighth graders at Riverside Middle School for the picking up litter between their school and the downtown area.
The Town of New Castle is currently accepting letters of interest to fill a vacant seat on the Town Council.
Qualifications for this position are:
  • A U.S. Citizen
  • A registered Town of New Castle voter
  • At least 18 years of age
  • A Town of New Castle resident for a minimum of twelve months

The term for this Council seat will end in April 2018.  Please submit your letter of interest to
Town Clerk Melody Harrison, CMC
PO Box 90
New Castle, CO 81647
You may also e-mail your letter to
Or you can drop it off at
450 W. Main Street
New Castle, CO 81647
For questions regarding this position, contact Ms. Harrison via e-mail or at (970)984-2311 Ext. 101

Colorado River Fire Rescue
New Castle Station
Open House
June 11, 2016
10 am to 2 pm

Kids games, tours, touch-a-truck
Free lunch, fun for the whole family


Grand Avenue Bridge Updates
Traffic Impacts and Construction Activity for the week of May 29 to June 4

Upcoming Traffic Impact
The Exit 116 eastbound off-ramp will be in a one-lane configuration

8th Street will be closed from grand Avenue to Cooper Street, June 6 to June 13.
Grand Avenue Bridge will be down to 3 lanes starting June 6 to June 13. During the morning rush hour there will be 2 lanes given to up valley and in the evening 2 lanes for down valley.

No work is scheduled from May 27 to May 30.
Just In:
Wednesday, June 1, 9 am to 2:30 pm
30 minute traffic holds in the Glenwood Canyon, expect 1 hour delays

Events at the Library
May 30 – All six GC Libraries will be closed for Memorial Day
May 31 – 10:30 am Infant & Toddler Storytime
June 2 – 1 pm Chocolate Olympics
June 3 – 3:30 pm Bistro Book Club
June 8 – 10 am Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta
June 9 – 10:30 am Apple Tree Summer Reading Program
June 10 – 1 pm Kids with a Cause Club

For more information, call 984-2346

New Castle
Climate Advisory Action Committee
Weekly Bulletin
For this week’s topic “Warming Warning is a Burning Issue,”  click here

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