July 1 – Community Hall Celebration

Join us on Friday, July 1 for the start of a year of fun celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Newcastle Community Hall. 

Events on July 1 include a drive-by parade of antique vehicles (throughout Newcastle), a BBQ, music from the Dave Climenhage band, and a re-enactment of the laying of the cornerstone. The Historical Society will be open throughout, with special displays relating to the Community Hall and Massey family. King Ave. between Mill and North Street will be closed for the event.

Schedule of Events

9:30 a.m. – Historical Room open
11:30 a.m. – King closed to traffic between Mill and North Streets.
11:30 – 2 p.m. – Antique vehicle and tractor drive-by parade through Newcastle (see map)
Noon – 3 p.m. – Lions BBQ fundraiser (cash)
1 p.m. – Brass band at gazebo
2 p.m. – Antique vehicles arrive at Hall (on display on King Ave. between Mill & North Streets)
2:30 p.m. –  Replica cornerstone ceremony
4 p.m. – Historical Room closes/event over

Note: there are fireworks at the Diane Hamre Recreation Complex on the evening of July 1.