Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of May 7, 2018

Weekly Events for May 7

May 5 – 10 am Annual Youth Fishing Derby, free event, preregistering required
May 5 – Cinco de Mayo Celebration on 5th Street, 2-6 pm
May 7 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at New Castle Senior Housing
May 9 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at River Center
May 12 – 9 am Garfield County Law Enforcement Officers Torch Run for Special Olympics, Metro Park, Rifle
May 12 – 7pm Symphony’s Got Talent, Ute Theater, Rifle
May 13 – 4 pm Symphony’s Got talent, Glenwood Springs High School

Future Events

May 19 – 8 am Town wide Garage sale, look for the balloons
May 19 – Flea Market at Mr. T’s, 9am to 3 pm
May 19 – Free Golf in the Park, VIX park,10 am to 2 pm
free event preregistering required, 10 to 12 pm
June 8 – River Center’s Taco Bar & Silent Auction
June 9 –  Colorado River Fire Rescue Open House, 10 am to 2 pm

Calling all Vendors

Would you like to have a vendor spot at the Mr. T’s Flea Market, if so call the Chamber of Commerce office at 984-2897 for information.

Events at the Library
May 8 – 10:30 am Storytime
May 10 -4 pm PAWS to Read
May 11 – 1 pm Dare to Explore
May 11 – 1:30 pm Cuentos en Espanol
May 31 – Summer Reading Program Kick-off Party 4 – 8 pm, at Burning Mountain Park

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


New Castle Needlework Guild

6-8pm, 1st & 3rd Mondays of the month.
Cost is free, we meet at the River Center, 126 N 4th St.
Bring your project or if you would like to learn more about knitting, crocheting, etc.

Baseball & Softball Registration

Intro To T-Ball (Age 4)
This is a five week program focusing on beginning fundamentals of T-Ball. Practice meets once a week with weekly scrimmage games being played.
Cost: $40, season: June 4-July 12, days/times: Wednesdays and locations: TBD.
T-Ball (Ages 5-6)
This six week program focuses on the fundamentals of baseball.  Practices held 1-2 times a week and competes against other teams from nearby towns.
Cost: $50, season: June 4-July 12, days/times: Tuesdays and Thursdays and locations: TBD.
Coach Pitch Baseball (Ages 7-8)
In this program, players will practice 1-2 times a week and play against teams from other local towns.  In Coach Pitch league, the coaches will pitch to players. Cost: $50, season: June 5-July 14, days/times: Tuesdays and Thursdays and locations: TBD.
Baseball & Softball (Ages 8-15)
Final deadline for CRVL Baseball & Softball league is April 25th.
New Castle Recreation offers kids pitch baseball and softball and plays in the Colorado River Valley League which is composed of teams from across the Western Slope.  Practices are 1-2 times per week along with weekly games.
Cost: $75, season: May 14-July 22, days/time: TBD Monday-Thursday with occasional Friday and or Saturday games. Locations: Elk Creek Elementary & VIX Ranch Park


Want to learn to play the Ukulele?
Free drop in to strum or sing along, Wednesdays, 11 am – 12 noon at the Community Center.

For more information call Hannah at 984-3352, visit the NC Recreation website at

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