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

Weekly Events for November 27

November 27 – 12 noon Senior Lunch at New Castle Senior Housing
November 27 – 6 pm Special Council Budget meeting at Town Hall
November 29 – 12 noon, Senior Luncheon at the River Center
November 29 – 7 pm P & Z meeting at Town Hall

December 1 – 6 pm Tree Lighting and Chili/Chowder Cook-off at Burning Mountain Park
December 2 – Chamber of Commerce Holiday Craft Show at the Community Center, 10 am – 3 pm
December 2 – New Castle Senior Housing Annual Craft Fair, 9 am – 4 pm

Future Events – Mark Your Calendars

December 15 – 6:30 pm Ritter Plaza Free Music Series

New Castle Recreation Department
CRVL Boys Basketball League (Boys grades 3-6):  NCR offers Basketball leagues for boys, focusing on basic basketball skills and sportsmanship. Starts January 9, cost is $60, $70 after December 22 and games will be at various locations. Practice will be 1-2 times a week and volunteer coaches are needed.

Junior Titans Basketball Camp (Grades 3-8):  Learn the basic fundamentals of basketball from shooting, dribbling to passing from our Coal Ridge HS coaches and players. Open to both boys and girls. All campers get a t-shirt and there are prizes for some competitions held. Cost:  $40, days/times:  December 28-30, 10 am – 12 pm, aat Coal Ridge High School.
Vision Boarding Workshop:  Illuminate your Aspirations for the New Year:  (Age Adults)
Using collage, mixed media and the power of guided visualization, you will work to gain clarity around the goals and dreams that will allow you to THRIVE in 2018. Date:  Saturday, January 6, 10 am-2 pm, cost: $50 (includes all supplies, handouts and snacks. Bring your own lunch.) Minimum of 8 participants required.

Winter 2017/2018 Activity Guide is now available click here.
For more information, contact Hannah or Jeff at 984-3352 or visit NCR website,

Annual Holiday Tree Lighting & Chili/Chowder Cook-off
December 1, 6 pm – 8 pm
Burning Mountain Park
If you have a chili or chowder, that needs to be entered contact Debbie Nichols at Town Hall, 984-2311
Events at the Library
November 28 – 10:30 am Storytime
December 8 – 1 pm Dare to Explore
December 8 – 3 pm Hour of Code
December 15 – 3 pm Stem @ Your Library
December 12 – 6 pm Ukulele Sing Along
December 20 – 5 pm Ride the Polar Express!


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

Salvation Army Bell Ringers are Needed!
If you could sign up for a few hours to ring the Salvation Army bell in front of City Market, please contact Sue Ruggles at  with your name, phone # and available days & time. The bell needs to be rung until December 24 and the hours of operation are 11 am to 8 pm.                                                                        “Many hands make light work” ~ John Heywood

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