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Coloring Contest Now Open for Kids + Adults


Prizes!!!    Prizes!!    Prizes!!

During the month of March,
the Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo will be holding
an owl coloring contest for children and adults.




Kid Prizes (for each age category)

First Place: an Owl Presentation for the student’s classroom.
Runners-Up: a Raptor Adoption for his/her classroom.
All First Place winners and Runners-Up receive Free Admission to the Colorado Owl Festival.

Adult Prizes

First Place: a Raptor Release
Runner-Up: an NRCP individual membership


Look for the owl coloring sheets on the NRCP website
OR download the Owl Coloring Sheet + Entry Form HERE!

Colored pages must be received at the Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo by 4pm March 24th.
Limit one entry per person. All entries become the property of the Nature and Raptor Center
of Pueblo and will not be returned. Adult entry fee is $5.

Drop off entries at…
Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo
5200 Nature Center Rd.,
Pueblo, CO
Mail entries to…
Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo
P.O. Box 8205,
Pueblo, CO 81008

Toddler Nature Walk

“Nature Toddlers” Walk

Friday, March 13th,
10 am




Nature Toddlers was made for kids (0-4 years old) to enjoy being in nature while learning about the natural world. Everything in this program is designed to help your child learn about birds, plants and simple things like the sky and the snow and how fun it is to be outdoors, even in winter.

Adventurers will meet Friday morning in the parking lot of the Horseshoe Lodge shortly before 10 am.

9112 Pueblo Mountain Park Road
Beulah, CO 81023

This hike is FREE for members
and $5 for nonmembers.

Dave Van Manen Nature ToddlersYour guide will be the park’s Executive Director, Dave van Manen, the nationally-known children’s musician. “Ranger Dave” is excellently suited for leading the hike. He has worked in the education field for nearly forty years.  He also wrote a guide to the plants of the park and surrounding area, Plants of Pueblo Mountain Park.

Professional Bull Riders Come to State Fair Grounds

Professional Bull Riders: Ty MurrayYee Haw.....hold on cowboy !!!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~







40 professional bull riders. 4 rounds. May be best cowboy win.

Colorado State Fair Grounds at the Southwest Motors Events Center. It began in 1869 as as a horse exhibition that attracted a mere 2000 people. Now it is the largest summer event in the state. And there are far more than horses to be seen.

This Thursday, January 15th,  The Professional Bull Riders’ Touring Pro Division return to Pueblo. Bull riders will light up our State Fair Grounds with some fancy footwork. Pueblo is their sixth stop this year — right after Denver (January 12-14). Other stops so far include Alabama, Wyoming, Louisiana, and Texas.

The first chute will open at 7:30 pm.

Professional Bull Riders PBR Store

Ticket prices range from $15 to $66. They can be bought from State Fair box office (in person or online here) or Big R stores.

If you are bringing children, keep in mind that this is a dangerous sport and injuries can occur in the arena.

For other events on this day (or another day), check out the calendar on our website.

Meet Eagles at Pueblo’s Eagle Day Festival

2015 Pueblo Eagle Days Three days, three locations, 3x the fun! The 17th Annual Eagle Day Festival will be held the first weekend in February. Whether you are a Pueblo eagle novice or Pueblo eagle fanatic, this event has events for groups and individuals of all ages. Adults, young adults, children, and teens will arrive from the Colorado area to take part in eagle-centered crafts, presentations, and displays. Check the weather as well as your calendars. These events take place both indoors and outdoors! The 17th Annual Eagle Day Festival appears at a different place each day and each day has a different focus. Be sure to take plenty of pictures and share them on Facebook with the All Things Pueblo community!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS All Things Pueblo Eaagle Day Festival FRIDAY: The kickoff party explodes at 5PM inside The Old Towne Carriage House with a display of photos. Vote for your favorite and don’t forget to encourage your kids vote too! Want to see your own photograph on display or that of someone you know?  To participate in the photo contest, see the rules HERE! Contest winners will be announced at 7pm. Also at 7pm,  keynote speaker (Stephanie Arne) fro Oramha’s Wild Kingdom will tell tales about her own wildlife adventures. Appetizers and a cash bar will be available.

The Old Towne Carriage House

102 S. Victoria Ave

Pueblo,  CO  81003

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ All THings Pueblo Eagle Day Festival   SATURDAY: traditional Eagle Day events at the Visitor Center of Lake Pueblo State Park (opens at 9am). The attractions include eagle activities for kids, live birds and other animals, career talks, flying falcons, US Air Force Academy mascots, Native American dancers, take-home eagle projects.

Park Visitor Center

640 Pueblo Reservoir Road

Pueblo,  CO  81005


All Things Pueblo   SUNDAY: Open house at the Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo. From 11am – 2pm visit resident birds (yes there are bald eagles). Events includes the 10am Driving Eagle Tour. Space for the Pueblo eagle tour is limited so make sure to RSVP by calling the Center at 719-549-2414.

Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo

5200 Nature Center Road

Pueblo,  CO  81008

For other events on this day (or another day), check out the calendar on our website.