Critter Events for March 1st-7th

Henrytheblackcat

As the days start to get longer, more animal events are getting added to the schedule as well! Here’s what’s on tap for this week that I was able to find. In honor of the Diamonds Are Furever Whiskers and Wags Jubilee this weekend, I decided to feature an adoptable from the Fort Collins Spay and Neuter Clinic. Henry is 8 years old and a very loyal, loving cat. He would be best as the only cat in the house with calm, older children. A family with dogs could be an option if introduced slowly.

Saturday, March 1st

Rocky Mountain Raptor Program – New Volunteer Orientation

When: 10 a.m. – 11:15

Where: 720 East Vine Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80524

Cost: Free

Contact: Lisa Winta, lisa@rmrp.org or call 970-484-7756

The orientation is designed to be informational only and give you an overview of what is expected of you and what you can expect of the RMRP. We will also outline the next steps involved to progress in volunteer training at the RMRP. Everyone wishing to work in direct contact with the birds should attend this orientation.

Sunday March 2nd

Animal Afternoon at the Library

When: 3 – 4 p.m.

Where: Old Town Library, 201 Peterson Street, Fort Collins, CO

Join Larimer Animal People Partnership volunteers and their special story-loving critters. Enjoy good books and the opportunity to read to friendly animals. For children in grades K-5. 40-60 minutes.

Tuesday March 4th and March 11th

Home School Farm Class at Laughing Buck Farm: Learn All About Chickens! 

When: 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: At the farm

Cost: $20 per session. Sibling discount is available.

The focus for March is CHICKENS. Learn about chicken behavior, breeds, care and feeding. Together we will clean the chicken coop and paint the coop, creating an interactive art piece that the kids work on together. Sign up for 2 Tuesdays. See the site for more details and sign up.

Save the Same Date for These Two Events: 

Saturday March 8th 

Animal Rescue of the Rockies Adoption Event 

When: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Petco, Fort Collins 2211 S.College Avenue

Come check out the animals up for adoption and take home your next family member!

Frozen Dead Guys through the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program 

When: 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday and on on Sunday from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center, 20 Lakeview Drive, Roosevelt National Forest,Nederland,CO 80466

The Rocky Mountain Raptor Program will be on display during this great Colorado Mountain Tradition.  Frozen Dead Guy Days is held in Nederland Colorado.  We will  have raptors on display in the Wild Bear Nature Center.  Formal presentation times will be 2pm on Saturday and 11am on Sunday. Take this beautiful drive into the Colorado mountains and visit us!

If you have any upcoming events you want to tell me about, shoot me an email at katrina@tailsoffortcollins.com. Have an event that missed the post, shoot me an email anyway and I will share it on social media. Thanks for reading!

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