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April 2011 Show Calendar

Seminars & Conventions

1-3 Warwick, RI: International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants 2011 Multi-Species Behavior Conference: Dog-Cat-Bird-Horse. Crowne Plaza at the Crossings. Contact: conference@iaabc; www.iaabc.org

2 Springfield, VA: Fern Van Sant, DVM. Hormones, The Down Side of the Good Life. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: www.phoenixlanding.org

3 Cary, NC: Household Hazards for Parrots. Hosted by the Phoneix Landing Foundation. Contact: www.phoenixlanding.org

5 Pineville, NC: Parrot University: Sex & the Single Bird. 321 S. Polk St. 2pm. Contact: 704-889-2325; www.parrotu.com

8-10 Asheville, NC: "Step-Up!" Workshop: Skills To Empower People to Understand Parrots Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: www.phoenixlanding.org

9 Pineville, NC: Parrot University: Parrot 101. 321 S. Polk St. 2pm. Contact: 704-889-2325; www.parrotu.com

9 Pittsburgh, PA: Parrot Education and Adoption Center of Pittsburgh and The National Aviary presents The Pet Parrot Workshop Series  "Enrichment" at The National Aviary; 700 Atch St. 10-12. $25; members $20. Contact: 724-378-7588; www.pitpeac.org

10 Fairfax/SEAVS, VA: Behavior Workshop: Building A Positive Relationship. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: www.phoenixlanding.org

16 Saint Charles, IL: Midwest Bird Expo 2011. Speakers include Dr. Pete Sakas, Patrician Sund and more. Prairie Events Center, Kane Country Fairgrounds, 525 South Randall Rd. 9-4. Contact: wwww.midwestbirdexpo.com

16 Virginia Beach, VA: Nourish to Flourish: The Super Foods Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: www.phoenixlanding.org

16 Bel Air, MD: Things I Wish I'd Known, A Comprehensive Parrot Care Class. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: www.phoenixlanding.org

16 Bel Air, MD: Toy-Making For Parrots Made Easy. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: www.phoenixlanding.org

16-17 Austin, TX: Bird Ownership/Training Workshop. Saturday, Austin Parrot Society founders Emily Strong & Jamie Powell will cover basic needs for parrots, plus toy-making workshop. On Sunday, Barbara Heidenreich presents day-long workshop on training parrots with positive reinforcement. Sat. 10-5; Sun 10-5. $50 Members; $75 Non-Members. Contact: info@austinparrotsociety.com; www.austinparrotsociety.com

17 Pineville, NC: Parrot University: Nutrition for Your Bird. 321 S. Polk St. 2pm. Contact: 704-889-2325; www.parrotu.com

20 Pineville, NC: Parrot University: Avian Medicine. 321 S. Polk St. 6:30pm. Contact: 704-889-2325; www.parrotu.com

23 Asheville, NC: Shred, Chew, Bang and Forage: Enrichment for Your Parrots. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: www.phoenixlanding.org

24 San Diego, CA: Parrot Personalities (required for Adoption). Marina Village Conference Center, 1936 Quivira Way, Room D-6. $0 Members; $15 non-members. 1pm. Contact: PEAC, www.peac.org

24 San Diego, CA: Behavior Problems: Using Reinforcement Training (required for Adoption). Marina Village Conference Center, 1936 Quivira Way, Room D-6. $0 Members; $15 non-members. 2:15pm. Contact: PEAC, www.peac.org

Shows & Fairs

2-3 Live Oak, TX: Bird Fair & Sale. Live Oak Civic Ctr.; 8101 Pat Booker Rd. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-4. Contact: 214-244-0350; www.birdsandpets.com

2-3 Lafayette, LA: Acadiana Bird Club, Inc.'s Bird Fair. Heymann Center; 1373 S. College Rd. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. Contact: www.acadianabirdclubinc.com

2-3 East Ridge, TN: Exotic Bird Fair & Sale. Camp Jordan Arena; 323 Camp Jordan Pkwy. (I-75, Exit 1). Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. $5; 12 & under free. Contact: 423-240-8423; BIRDSnMOREkgcage@msn.com; (Directions) www.campjordan.com

3 Madison, WI: Madison Exotic Bird Fair & Sale. 301 Cottage Grove Rd. 10-3; $2. Contact: Sheila; 608-290-2108; BusyBirdToys@charter.net; www.busybirdtoysandfairs.com

3 St. Augustine FL: St. Augustine Exotic Bird Show. Elk's Club; 1420 A1a South. $4; Under 10 free. Contact: 904-315-8401; www.birdandreptileclassifieds.com

3 Largo FL: Bird Expo. Honeywell Minnreg Building; 6340 126th Ave N. 9-4. Nanette, 727-517-5337

3 Deland, FL: Exotic Bird Fair & Expo. Volusia County Fairgounds;3150 E. New York Ave (Exit 44; off I-4). 9-4. $5; Under 10 free. Free parking. Contact: Beverly, 954-214-4750; www.birdfairflorida.com

3 Phoenix, AZ:  Phoenix Bird Mart . Arizona State, 19th Ave & McDowell. 9-4. $6. $3 Kids 10; park, $7 Contact: 951-893-7650; birdsnparadise@msn.com; paradisebirdmarts.com

7-10 Chehalis, WA: The Lory Show & Convention presented by Lory League & Creature Festival. Yard Birds Mall & Events Center; 2100 N. National Ave; I-5, Exit 79. Thurs.-Sat. 11-7; Sun. 11-5. Contact: Julie, 206-772-1730; Andrew@loryleague.com; www.loryshow.com

7 Chehalis, WA: Psittacula Kapow!, presented by the Psittaculas Northwest & Creature Festival. Yard Birds Mall & Events Center; 2100 N. National Ave; I-5, Exit 79. 11-7. Contact: Julie, 206-772-1730; info@psittaculasnew.com; www.psittaculasnew.com

9 Erie, PA: Bird Fair. Belle Valley Fire Department; 1514 Norcross Rd. 10-4. $3; Under 9 free. Contact: Rus, 419-685-2412; www.exoticbirdfairexpo.com

9 Rolling Meadows, IL: Rolling Meadows Bird Fair & Sale. Rolling Meadows Community Center; 3705 Pheasant. 10-3. $4; Under 9 free. Contact: 937-377-3607; info@midwestshows.biz; www.midwestshows.biz

9 Madison Heights, MI: Motor City Bird Breeders Expo. Madison Place; 876 Horace Brown Dr. 10-4. Contact: Lori, 586-727-9286; 810-300-1116; www.motorcitybirdbreeders.com

9 Chehalis, WA: The Lorikeet Ball & Gala presented by Lory League, Lory Conservation Network & Creature Festival. 8pm-11pm. Contact: Julie, 206-772-1730; Andrew@loryleague.com; www.loryshow.com

9 Palmer, MA: W. Mass Bird Expo. St. Thomas Parish Center; 1076 Thorndike St. 9-3. Contact: Katie, www.wmassbirdexpo.com

9 Starke, FL: Pet Market; 2300 N. Hwy 301 @ Bradford Co. Fairgrounds. 9-5. $0. Contact: Bobby or Kay, 352-376-9038

9 Newport News, VA:  Peninsula Caged Bird Society's Bird Festival & Dual-Cockatiel Judged Bird Show. The Columbian Center; 100 Columbus Way (formerly 12742 Nettles Dr); Exit 256A, Off I-64. 9-4. $4.  Contact: Deb, 757-247-0168; dwilson786@aol.com; Julie, 757-898-8397; alna@cox.net; www.vapcbs.com

9-10 Chehalis, WA: Northwest Bird Fair presented by Sharing Our Hearts & Creature Festival. Yard Birds Mall & Events Center; 2100 N. National Ave; I-5, Exit 79. Sat. 11-7; Sun. 11-5. Contact: Julie, 206-772-1730; info@nwbirdfair.com; www.nwbirdfair.com

9-10 Milton, FL: Exotic Bird Fair. 4530 Spikes Way. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. Contact: Mike, 904-384-5117; www.devinypetshot.com

10 Chehalis, WA: Aviculture Club Showcase, presented by Northwest Bird Fair, Sharing Our Hearts & Creature Festival. Yard Birds Mall & Events Center; 2100 N. National Ave; I-5, Exit 79. 11-5. Contact: Julie, 206-772-1730; aviclubs@nwbirdfair.com; www.nwbirdfair.com

10 Chehalis, WA: Canary & Finch Fiesta, presented by Northwest Bird Fair, Sharing Our Hearts & Creature Festival. Yard Birds Mall & Events Center; 2100 N. National Ave; I-5, Exit 79. 11-5. Contact: Julie, 206-772-1730; fiesta@nwbirdfair.com; www.nwbirdfair.com

10 Fort Wayne, IN: Hoosier Bird Buddies Bird Fair. Allen County Fairgrounds; 720 Carroll Rd. 10-4. $3; Under 12 free. Contact: Tom, 260-572-0526; http://home.mchsi.com/~tmaldrich/fair.html

10 Venice, FL: Exotic Bird Show. Elk’s Lodge, 1021 Discovery Way, Exit 195, From I-75, on Laurel Rd. 9-4. Birds, toys, cages and much more. Contact: Ken, 727-945-2329

10 Paso Robles, CA: Mid-State Bird Mart. Paso Robles Midstate Fairgrounds; 24th & Riverside. 9-3. $5; Kids $1; Under 6 free. Contact: Roy, 805-239-3633

16 Columbia, SC: Exotic Bird Mart & Expo. Jamil Shrine Center; 26 Jami Rd. 9-4. $5; Under 10 free. Free parking. Contact: Beverly 954-214-4750; www.birdfairflorida.com

16-17 Saint Charles, IL: Midwest Bird Expo 2011. Speakers include Dr. Pete Sakas, Patrician Sund and more. Prairie Events Center, Kane Country Fairgrounds, 525 South Randall Rd. 9-4. Contact: midwestbirdexpo.com

16-17 Biloxi MS: First Annual Bird Fair & Show. Gruich Senior Ctr.; 591 Howard Ave. Contact: Contact 251-865-5656, 251-377-2039, 251-604-4210 334-380-3070; jpalbritton49@yahoo.com; sales@birdbuffetnthings.com

16-17 Kissimmee, FL: CritterCon All Pet Expo. Ramada Orland Celebration Resort; 6375 West Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway. Sat. 10-6; Sun. 10-4. Ticket prices online. Contact: www.crittercon.com

17 Orlando, FL: Exotic Bird Society of America’s Bird Expo, Seminars & Trick Bird Shows. Central Florida Fairgrounds; 4603 W. Colonial Dr. 9-4. $5 nonmembers; $4 members; Under 10 free. Contact: Charles, 407-855-3367; poatmaster@ebsoa.org;  http://www.ebsoa.org/april2011.shtml

17 Dayton, OH: Bird Fair. Montgomery County Fairgrounds; 1043 S. Main St. 10-4. $4. Contact: 937-848-4819; sugarcrk@erinet.com

17 Pittsburgh/North Huntingdon, PA: Bird Fair. Circleville Volunteer Fire Department; 129 N. Robbins Station Rd., off Rt. 30. 10-4. $3; Under 9 free. Contact: Rus 419-685-2412; midohiobirdtoys4@aol.com; www.exoticbirdfairexpo.com

17 Oak Creek, WI: Oak Creek Exotic Bird Fair. American Legion Hall; 9327 S. Shepard  Ave. 10-3. $2 Contact: Sheila; 608-290-2108; BusyBirdToys@charter.net; www.busybirdtoysandfairs.com

23 Lakeland, FL: Imerpial Bird Club 23rd Annual Expo & Sale. Tigertown Stadium; Hanger #2-2220 N. Lake Ave. Sat. 9-4. Contact: Ramona, 863-858-6739; ramonaksmith@wildblue.net; www.imperialbirdclub.org

30 Romulus, MI: Rainbow Feathers Bird Club’s Annual Bird Fair. Romulus High School; 9650 S. Wayne Rd. 10-4. $3; Under 12 free. Contact: Dave 734-422-5981

30 Manassas, VA: Exotic Bird Mart & Expo. Prince William Fairgrounds; 10624 Dumfries Rd. 9-4. $5; Under 10 free. Free parking. Contact: Beverly 954-214-4750; www.birdfairflorida.com

30 Manassas, VA: Mid-Atlantic Cockatiel Breeders & Exhibitors; Southeast Regional NCS Cockatiel Show. Prince William Fairgrounds; 10624 Dumfries Rd. Contact: Josh, 919-326-1616; jam91@yahoo.com; Leslie, 919-552-6312; klaviary@showtiels.com

30 Corpus Christi, TX: Coastal Bend Companion Bird Club & Rescue Mission's Bird & Reptile Mart. Al Amin Shine Center; 2001 Suntide Rd Exit #7 (off US 37). 9-5. $3; Under 12 free. Contact: 361-241-6243; cbcbirdclub@gmail.com; www.cbcbirdclub.com

30- May 1 Norcross, GA: North Atlanta Trade Center. 1700 Jeurgens Ct. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. $5; Under 12 free. Contact: http://northatlantatradecenter.com/bird.html

30- May 1 Raleigh, NC: Carolina Reptile & Exotic Animal Expo. Contact: www.gilaproductions.com/shows/showsmain.html

30-May 1 Raleigh, NC: Carolina Exotic Pet Show. NC state Fairgrounds. Contact: www.gilaproductions.com/ral/ralmain.html


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Its wonderful to see how many bird related activities are taking place around the country this month. Thanks for the information.
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