Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of April 9, 2018



Weekly Events for April 9

April 6 – 6 pm Spellebration at Hotel Colorado, the theme is ComicCon
April 7 – Valley View Health Fair at Coal Ridge High School, starts at 7am
April 7 – 10 am Free gardening class at New Castle Gardens
April 9 – starting at 8:30 am Municipal Court at Town Hall
April 9 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at New Castle Senior Housing
April 10 – 6:30 pm Community meeting at the Community Center regarding the Main Street Lane Change
April 10 – 6:30 pm Lions Club meeting at New Castle Senior Housing
April 11 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at River Center
April 14 – CRFR’s Wild Fire Awareness program at the Silt Fire Station, 10-12 pm and at the Glenwood Springs RecreationCenter, 2-4 pm

Future Events

May 5 – Annual Youth Fishing Derby
May 5 – Cinco de Mayo Celebration on 5th Street, 2-6 pm
May 19 – 10 am Free Golf in the Park
June 8 – River Center’s Taco Bar & Silent Auction
June 9 –  Colorado River Fire Rescue Open House, 10 am – 2 pm

ComicCon: Super Heros Spelling for Literacy Friday, April 6 

Holy alphabet, Batman! Spellebration 2018 is just around the corner! Join us on April 6th at Hotel Colorado. Spellebration is a costumed spelling bee for adults that supports Literacy Outreach and Colorado Mountain College Learning Labs. Our theme this year is Comic Con so start pressing your capes and studying your dictionaries. Don’t worry, it’s a team-based event so all the pressure is off!

If you’re not in the mood to spell, come Marvel at all the costumes, grab a drink, and participate in the silent auction. Admission is free for spectators.

Events at the Library
April 10 – 10:30 am Storytime
April 10 – 2 pm Let’s Talk Life
April 12 – 4 pm PAWS to Read
April 13 – 1 pm Dare to Explore
April 13 – 1:30 pm Cuentos en Espanol
April 25 – 6:30 pm The Importance of Her Voice: Song in the Lives of Mountain Women
April 27 – All GCP Libraries will closed for staff training

For more information call the Library at 984-2346 or go to www.gcpld.org

“Spike It” Youth Volleyball (ages 9-14)
The program is for young boys and girls wanting to try this exciting sport or brush up on their skills. Cost is $40/$50 after April 9. Dates/times: Mondays 5:30-6:30 pm for grades 3rd and 4th and 6:30-7:30 pm for grades 5th to 8th, April 16 to May 21. Location:TBD

New Castle Recreation Youth Running Club (ages 5-10)
New Castle Running Club is excited to begin a 6-week Spring session in April. Kids ages 5-10 will enjoy learning about the sport of running through various forms of drills, exercises and games. The season will end with a race for the kids to participate in. Cost is $45 per runner. Days/time: Mondays at VIX Park and Fridays at Coal Ridge High School track. 5-5:45 pm, April 23 -May 25.

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

2018 Spring Activity is here!
For more information call Hannah or Jeff at 984-3352, visit the NC Recreation website at www.newcastlerec.com

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2018 April Newsletter

In this Issue:

Water and Sewer Rates

CRFR has a new Wildland Division Chief

Lane changes on Main Street

New Castle Historical Society Meeting April 28

New Castle Recreation Dept News

Did you know that…

New Castle Chamber News

New Chamber of Commerce Office

Dates to put on Your 2018 Calendar

Council Highlights

New Castle to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Town Administrator to Retire

E-Bike demo at Lakota Recreation Center

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Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of April 2, 2018



Weekly Events for April 2

April 2 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at New Castle Senior Housing
April 3 – Election Day
April 4 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at River Center

April 5 – E-bike demo at Lakota Recreation Center 5 -7 pm
April 6 – 6 pm Spellebration at Hotel Colorado, the theme is ComicCon
April 7 – Valley View Health Fair at Coal Ridge High School, starts at 7am

Future Events

April 10 – 6:30 pm Community meeting at the Community Center regarding the Main Street Lane Change
May 5 – Annual Youth Fishing Derby
May 5 – Cinco de Mayo Celebration on 5th Street, 2-6 pm
May 19 – 10 am Free Golf in the Park
June 8 – River Center’s Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction
June 9 –  Colorado River Fire Rescue Open House, 10 am – 2 pm

ComicCon: Super Heros Spelling for Literacy Friday, April 6 

Holy alphabet, Batman! Spellebration 2018 is just around the corner! Join us on April 6th at Hotel Colorado. Spellebration is a costumed spelling bee for adults that supports Literacy Outreach and Colorado Mountain College Learning Labs. Our theme this year is Comic Con so start pressing your capes and studying your dictionaries. Don’t worry, it’s a team-based event so all the pressure is off!

If you’re not in the mood to spell, come Marvel at all the costumes, grab a drink, and participate in the silent auction. Admission is free for spectators.

Events at the Library
April 3 – 10:30 am Storytime
April 5 – 4 pm PAWS to Read
April 6 – 1:30 pm Cuentos en Espanol
April 10 – 2 pm Let’s Talk Life
April 25 – 6:30 pm The Importance of Her Voice: Song in the Lives of Mountain Women
April 27 – All GCP Libraries will closed for staff training

For more information call the Library at 984-2346 or go to www.gcpld.org

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.

News from New Castle Recreation
“Spike It” Youth Volleyball (ages 9-14)
The program is for young boys and girls wanting to try this exciting sport or brush up on their skills. Cost is $40/$50 after April 9. Dates/times: Mondays 5:30-6:30 pm for grades 3rd and 4th and 6:30-7:30 pm for grades 5th to 8th, April 9 to May 21. Location:TBD

New Castle Recreation Youth Running Club (ages 5-10)
New Castle Running Club is excited to begin a 6-week Spring session in April. Kids ages 5-10 will enjoy learning about the sport of running through various forms of drills, exercises and games. The season will end with a race for the kids to participate in. Cost is $45 per runner. Days/time: Mondays at VIX Park and Fridays at Coal Ridge High School track. 5-5:45 pm, April 25-May 30.

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

2018 Spring Activity is here!
For more information call Hannah or Jeff at 984-3352, visit the NC Recreation website at www.newcastlerec.com

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Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of March 26, 2018



Weekly Events for March 26

March 23, 24 & 25 Liberty Classical Academy presents “Mary Poppins” at Glenwood Springs High School
March 26 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at New Castle Senior Housing
March 28 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at River Center

Future Events

April 5 – Ebike demo at Lakota Recreation Center 5 -7 pm
April 6 – 6 pm Spellebration at Hotel Colorado, the theme is ComicCon
April 7 – Valley View Health Fair at Coal Ridge High School, starts at 7am
April 10 – 6:30 pm Open House meeting at the Community Center regarding the Main Street Lane Diet
June 8 – River Center’s Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction
June 9 –  Colorado River Fire Rescue Open House, 10 am – 2 pm

ComicCon: Super Heros Spelling for Literacy Friday, April 6 

Holy alphabet, Batman! Spellebration 2018 is just around the corner! Join us on April 6th at Hotel Colorado. Spellebration is a costumed spelling bee for adults that supports Literacy Outreach and Colorado Mountain College Learning Labs. Our theme this year is Comic Con so start pressing your capes and studying your dictionaries. Don’t worry, it’s a team-based event so all the pressure is off!

If you’re not in the mood to spell, come Marvel at all the costumes, grab a drink, and participate in the silent auction. Admission is free for spectators.

Events at the Library
March 27 – 10:30 am Storytime
March 29 – 4 pm PAWS to Read
March 30 – 1:30 pm Cuentos en Espanol
April 10 – 2 pm Let’s Talk Life

For more information call the Library at 984-2346 or go to www.gcpld.org

Liberty Classical Academy presents
Mary Poppins!

DATES: Friday, March 23, 2017 @ 7:00 PM Saturday, March 24, 2017 @ 7:00 PM Sunday, March 25, 2017 @ 2:00 PM TICKET PRICES: Adult ticket (13 and older) – $14.00 Seniors and children under 12 – $10.00 LOCATION: Glenwood Springs High School

News from New Castle Recreation
Help Wanted
Volunteer Coaches need for Micro Soccer; join us for a Coaches’ Clinic on Thursday, March 29th at 6pm at Alder Park.
The Coaches Clinic will cover the basics of coaching youth soccer, how to run a successful practice, creative practice ideas, games, rules and so much more. If you have every been unsure if you could coach soccer this clinic is for YOU! NCR will provide you all the tools to make you a successful coach and build your confidence.

Fly Fishing 101 & 102
Fly Fishing 101: Come learn the basics of fly fishing and how to cast properly. John Harcourt, a local fishing
guide, will teach this introductory clinic. Topics will include the following: entomology, equipment, knots, casting
and more. Register for both classes (101 & 102) and save some money. Cost is $25, date/time: March 31, 1-4 pm, located at the Community Center.
Fly Fishing 102: Now it’s casting time! Participants will head down to the Colorado River to practice the fly
fishing skills learned in Fly Fishing 101 and learn where fish live and feed! Cost: $25, date/time:April 7, 1-4 pm, location will be at Grand River Park
Fly Fishing 101 & 102: Cost: $40.00. Got questions? Call John at 970-984-0288

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

2018 Spring Activity is here!
For more information call Hannah or Jeff at 984-3352, visit the NC Recreation website at www.newcastlerec.com

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Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of March 19, 2018



Weekly Events for March 19

March 16 & 17 – 7 pm Symphony Swing, Rifle and Glenwood Springs
March 19 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at New Castle Senior Housing
March 19 – 6:30 pm HPC meeting at Town Hall
March 20 – 7 pm Town Council meeting at Town Hall
March 21 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at River Center

March 22 – 7 pm Fishing in and around New Castle at the River Center

Future Events

April 6 – 6 pm Spellebration at Hotel Colorado, the theme is ComicCon
April 7 – Valley View Health Fair at Coal Ridge High School, starts at 7am
April 10 – 6:30 pm Open House meeting at the Community Center regarding the Main Street Lane Diet
June 8 – River Center’s Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction
June 9 –  Colorado River Fire Rescue Open House, 10 am – 2 pm

News from New Castle Recreation
2018 Spring Activity is here!

Rosybelle Mobile Maker Space, Spring Break Camp: (ages 6+), The mobile Art bus travels to schools, parks and public spaces to bring the Maker Revolution to youth, making it easy for youth to have access to quality arts programming. Camp dates/times: March 20-22, 9 :30 am – 12:30 pm and cost is $20/day or $50 for all three days. Location is Community Center.

Blown Away! By STEM: (ages 8 to 14 years.) Come experience the power of the wind, and experiment with the force of air power. Date/time:  March 20, 1 -3 pm and cost is $5.00

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 or Jeff at 984-3352, visit the NC Recreation website at www.newcastlerec.com

 

Events at the Library
March 20 – 10:30 am Storytime
March 22 – 4 pm PAWS to Read
March 23 – 1:30 pm Cuentos en Espanol
March 16 – 3 pm STEM @ Your Library
March 23 – 4 pm Popcorn and Movie

For more information call the Library at 984-2346 or go to www.gcpld.org

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.

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Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of March 12, 2018

   

Weekly Events for March 12

March 9 – 6:30 pm Family Dance & Silent Auction Night at Elk Creek Elementary School
March 12 – starting at 8:30 am Municipal Court at Town Hall
March 12 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at New Castle Senior Housing
March 14 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at River Center
March 16 & 17 – 7 pm Symphony Swing, Rifle and Glenwood Springs

Future Events

April 6 – Spellebration at Hotel Colorado, the theme is ComicCon
April 7 – 7 – 11 am Valley View Health Fair at Coal Ridge High School

News from New Castle Recreation
2018 Spring Activity is here!

Rosybelle Mobile Maker Space, Spring Break Camp: (ages 6+), The mobile Art bus travels to schools, parks and public spaces to bring the Maker Revolution to youth, making it easy for youth to have access to quality arts programming. Camp dates/times: March 20-22, 9 :30 am – 12:30 pm and cost is $20/day or $50 for all three days. Location is Community Center.

Blown Away! By STEM: (ages 8 to 14 years.) Come experience the power of the wind, and experiment with the force of air power. Date/time:  March 20, 1 -3 pm and cost is $5.00

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 or Jeff at 984-3352, visit the NC Recreation website at www.newcastlerec.com

 
 

Events at the Library
 
March 13 – 10:30 am Storytime
March 14 – 6 pm Ukulele Sing Along
March 15 – 4 pm PAWS to Read
March 16 – 1:30 pm Cuentos en Espanol
March 16 – 3 pm STEM @ Your Library
March 23 – 4 pm Popcorn and Movie

 

For more information call the Library at 984-2346 or go to www.gcpld.org

  
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Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of March 5, 2018



Weekly Events for March 5

March 2 – 6pm Family Bingo & Potato Bar Night at Kathryn Senor Elementary School
March 5 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at New Castle Senior Housing
March 6 – 7 pm Town Council meeting at Town Hall
March 7 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at River Center
March 7 – 7pm New Castle Chamber of Commerce will be hosting “Meet the Candidates”, at the Community Center
March 9 – 6:30 pm Family Dance & Silent Auction Night at Elk Creek Elementary School

Future Events

March 16 & 17 – 7 pm Symphony Swing, Rifle and Glenwood Springs
April 6 – Spellebration at Hotel Colorado, the theme is ComicCon

 

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.

News from New Castle Recreation
2018 Spring Activity is here!

Rosybelle Mobile Maker Space, Spring Break Camp: (ages 6+), The mobile Art bus travels to schools, parks and public spaces to bring the Maker Revolution to youth, making it easy for youth to have access to quality arts programming. Camp dates/times: March 20-22, 9 :30 am – 12:30 pm and cost is $20/day or $50 for all three days. Location is Community Center.

Blown Away! By STEM: (ages 8 to 14 years.) Come experience the power of the wind, and experiment with the force of air power. Date/time:  March 20, 1 -3 pm and cost is $5.00

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 or Jeff at 984-3352, visit the NC Recreation website at www.newcastlerec.com

 

Events at the Library
March 6 – 10:30 am Storytime
March 7 – 6 pm Ukulele Sing Along
March 8 – 4 pm PAWS to Read
March 9 – 1 pm Dare to Explore
March 9 – 1:30 pm Cuentos en Espanol
March 10 – 1 pm Ukrainian Eggs

For more information call the Library at 984-2346 or go to www.gcpld.org

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New Castle Police Dept. is Hiring!

New Castle, CO Police Dept.

We are hiring!!

The New Castle Police Department is accepting applications now for an Entry Level Trainee or Experienced Police Officer.

We are seeking a Police Officer who can perform peace officer duties utilizing the community policing philosophy.  The primary responsibility of this position is to preserve law and order; to protect life and property and enforce local, state, and federal laws and ordinances in a manner consistent with the mission and goals of the New Castle Police Department; to create problem-solving relationships with the citizens using a thorough knowledge of the department’s community-oriented policing philosophy; and to respect the Town in a courteous, helpful and professional manner.

Minimum Qualifications: A high school diploma or equivalent (GED); and P.O.S.T. certified or certifiable on applicant funding. Must be 21 years of age or older and have a valid driver license. Must pass a mandatory drug screening test. The applicant must be able to work a variety of rotating shifts to include day shifts, night shifts, and weekends.  Applicant will be required to complete oral interviews, physical agility testing, drug screening and background check.

Compensation: Starting salary is $42,500-$52,000, depending on qualifications and experience.  Competitive Health insurance, vision and dental coverage are provided.  Paid vacation, holiday, and sick leave; retirement benefits are also offered.

Applications available HERE

Submit Applications by Mail to: 801 W. Main St, New Castle, CO, 81647

By Fax: 970-984-9807 Or Submit by Email: apagni@newcastlecolorado.org

Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of February 26, 2018



Weekly Events for February 26

February 24 – 10 am An Exquisite Design Flowers & Gifts presents 2018 Colorado River Valley Bridal Fair at the Community Center
February 26 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at New Castle Senior Housing
February 28 – 12 noon Senior Luncheon at River Center
March 2 – 10 am Super Seniors at First Baptist Church
March 2 – 6pm Family Bingo & Potato Bar Night at Kathryn Senor Elementary School

Future Events

March 7 – 7pm New Castle Chamber of Commerce will be hosting “Meet the Candidates”, at the Community Center
March 9 – 6:30 pm Family Dance Night at Elk Creek Elementary School

News from New Castle Recreation

Micro Soccer (4 -8 years)  Registration opens on Monday, January 15

 Volunteer coaches are needed. Cost: $50, first practice is the week of March 26; with games starting in April 2018

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

Coming soon! 2018 Spring Activity Guide, stay tuned for details
For more information call Hannah or Jeff at 984-3352, visit the NC Recreation website at www.newcastlerec.com

 

Events at the Library
February 27 – 10:30 am Storytime
February 28 – 6 pm Ukulele Sing Along
March 1 – 4 pm PAWS to Read
March 2 – 1:30 pm Cuentos en Espanol
March 2 – 3 pm LEGOS Builders Club

For more information call the Library at 984-2346 or go to www.gcpld.org

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