Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of October 31, 2016


Weekly Events for October 31

October 31  – 12 noon River Center Senior Network Luncheon
November 1 – 7 pm Town Council meeting at Town Hall

November 2 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at River Center
November 2 – 5 pm POSTR meeting at Town Hall
November 4 – 10 am Super Seniors at First Baptist Church on 7th St.

Future Events ~ Mark Your Calendars

November 6 – 10 am – 4 pm New Castle Trail Builders at VIX Park
November 12 – Cub Scouts collecting food donations
November 19 – Free Thanksgiving Dinner provided by New Castle Lions Club                at the Community Center
December 2 – 6 pm Tree Lighting – stay tuned for more details
December 3 – 10 am – 3 pm New Castle Chamber of Commerce Craft Show at the Community Center
December 3 – 11 am – 2 pm Chili Cook-off at the Community Center

New Castle Recreation Department

Come join us for our “Turkey Bowl” Flag Football Tournament! November 19 – 20. Round up your friends and come play in our flag football tournament.
This is a 5 vs 5, exciting and fast paced non-contact football
Youth and Adult divisions offered. Spaces are limited(8 teams for each division), so sign up quickly! Cost is youth $125/team and adult $150/team.
Register online at

Pickleball Open Play will be starting on October 26 at Elk Creek Elementary, 7 – 9 pm. Open to all skill levels, 16 years and older. Session runs to December 14 and the cost is $20 per person. Register online

For more information, call Sax or Hannah at 984-3352

New Castle Gardens
Pumpkin Patch – Organic Colorado Nursery

Craft fair, Pumpkin Patch, Outdoor plant sale
September 30 through November 2
10 am to 4:30 pm,
(Formerly Niemann’s Gardens)
6501 County Rd 214, New Castle

Events at the Library
October 31 – 10:30 am Storytime & Preschool Halloween Parade
November 1 – 10 am NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)
November 1 -10:30 am  Infant & Toddler Storytime
November 2 – 4 pm Wig Out Wednesday
November 2 -7 pm Mini Medical School
November 3 – 10:30 am Preschool Storytime
November 4 – 10 am Friday Makers
November 4 – 3:30 pm Bistro Book Club
November 9 – 6:30 pm Teddy Bear Storytime

For more information, call 984-2346

Help the Cub Scouts set a new world record. $10 will pay for 20 lbs of food

New Castle Trail Builders
Looking for Volunteers November 6,   10 am to 4 pm
Installing fencing around the New Pump Track. Lunch will be provided, please RSVP by email

Grand Avenue Bridge Construction Update

Eighth Street Bridge Alternating One-lane Traffic
Motorists should anticipate alternating one-lane traffic on Thursday, Oct. 27 and Monday, Oct. 31 after 9 AM.

Northbound Sixth and Pine Street Right-turn Lane Closure
The northbound right-turn to Sixth Street at the north end of the GAB is CLOSED. This right-turn lane will be CLOSED Monday through Friday.

US Hwy 6 eastbound road CLOSURE near West Glenwood Mall (Nov. 3)

  • Eastbound US Hwy 6 near the West Glenwood Mall will be CLOSED on Thursday, Nov. 3.
  • During this closure, RFTA will not pick up at the West Glenwood Mall stop. RFTA riders should use the Middle School stop west of the north roundabout.
  • Stay tuned for an update on the detour route.

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