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CONVENTIONS & SEMINARS

DECEMBER 2006

2 Asheville, NC: Liz Wilson: Behavior Seminar and Holiday Shopping Extravaganza. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: (866) 749-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.

2 Minneapolis, MN: Minnesota’s Ornithologists’ Union Annual Conference. The MOU’s annual paper session features brief reports on bird research, updates on major conservation projects and presentations on bird life in far-away places. Bell Museum of Natural History, corner of Univ. Ave. and 17th Ave. 9-4:30. $5. Contact: Bell Museum (612) 624-7083. www.bellmuseum.org.

2 New York, NY: Sex and the Psittacine with Elisabeth Simone-Freilicher, DVM. 242 E. 53rd St. 1-4. $5. Contact: (212) 987-8299; nybirdclub@yahoo.com; www.nycbirdclub.com.

9 Washington, DC: Chris Shank: Living Successfully with a Cockatoo and our annual Holiday Shopping Extravaganza. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: (866) 746-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.

9 New York, NY: Alternative Healing for Our Pets: An Alternative to Allopathic Veterinary Medicine. Workshop Leader: Marion Blique, MA/Clinical Psychology, RPP. In this three-hour workshop we will discover new ways to look at our relationship with animals and Nature in general. 242 E. 53rd St. 1-4. $10. Contact: (212) 987-8299; nybirdclub@yahoo.com; www.nycbirdclub.com.

16 Costa Mesa, CA: Seminar on “The Wonderful World of Amazons.” Balearic Rec. Ctr., 1975 Balearic Dr. 1 pm. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200, parroted@peac.org, www.peac.org.

16 Pittsburgh, PA: Nutrition/Basic Care. 300 Cumberland Rd. Contact: Pgh. Parrot Rescue, zazubird@prodigy.net, www.pittsburghparrotrescue.org.

23 New York, NY: Fly Days. Let your bird experience the gift of flight. Free fly your parrot in a large indoor gym w/ high ceilings. Encourage your bird to get valuable flying exercise. Jan Hus Church, 351 E. 74th St. 11:30-1:30PM. Members $5; General Public $10. RSVP: nyfreeflight@yahoo.com.

27 Westbury, NY: Long Island Parrot Society’s Parrot University. Center for Specialized Veterinary Care. 609-5 Cantiague Rock Rd. 7 pm. Contact: (631) 957-1100; www.liparrots.org.

SHOWS & FAIRS

DECEMBER 2006

2 Stafford, TX: Morning Star Expositions Bird Fair. Stafford Convention Ctr., 10505 Cash Rd. 9-5. $4; 6 & under free. Contact: W.D. Brown (214) 244-0350; fairs@birdsandpets.com; www.birdsandpets.com.

2-3 Norcross, GA: Tim Vogle’s SE Exotic Bird Fair. North Atlanta Trade Center, I-85, exit 101. Contact: Tim (770) 593-3962, birdman@mindspring.com; www.birdfairs.com.

3 Madison, WI: Madison Exotic Bird Fair and Sale. VFW Hall, 301 Cottage Grove Road. 10-3. $2. Contact: Sheila (608) 362-4696; busybirdtoys@charter.net.

3 Middleburg Hts., OH: Kate’s Zoo, Too! Bird Fair. Tri-City Senior Ctr., 16699 Bagley Rd. 10-4. $2; 12 and under free with accompanying adult. Contact: (440) 930-5618; kateszootoo@aol.com.

7-8 Live Oak, TX: Morning Star Expositions Bird Fair. Live Oak Civic Ctr., 8101 Pat Booker Rd. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-4. $4; 6 & under free. Contact: W.D. Brown (214) 244-0350; fairs@birdsandpets.com; www.birdsandpets.com.

9 Rolling Meadows, IL: Rolling Meadows Bird Fair & Sale. Rolling Meadows Community Ctr., 3705 Pheasant. 10-3. $3. Contact Midwest Shows (937) 377-3607, frank007@bright.net.

9 Stillwater, MN: Stillwater Exotic Bird Fair and Sale. Eagles Hall, 13523 60th St. N. 10-3. $2. Contact: Sheila (608) 362-4696; busybirdtoys@charter.net.

9-10 Knoxville, TN: Exotic Bird Fair & Sale. Knoxville Expo Center, 5441 Clinton Hwy (I-75 Exit 108). Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. $4; 12 & under free. Contact: (423) 240-8423; BIRDSnMOREkgcage@msn.com.

9-10 Metrairie, LA: The Cajun Canary and Finch Club 19th Annual Bird Show and Mart. VFW Hall, 3314 Richland Ave. Judging will be available for parrots (NAPS), cockatiels (NCS), English budgies, finches and type & color canaries. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. $2; under 6 free. Free parking. Contact: Meade (504) 887-0724 or (504) 615-4638; NewOrleansMeade@cox.net.

10 Las Vegas, NV: Las Vegas Avicultural Society Bird Mart & Exotic Pet Fair. Cashman Convention Ctr., 850 Las Vegas Blvd. at Washington. 9-4. $5; under 10 free. Hourly raffles. Contact: Kathy (702) 568-1603; www.lvbirdmart.com.

10 Pompano Beach, FL: Pompano Exotic Bird Extravaganza. Pompano Beach Rec. Ctr., 1801 NE 6th St. 9-4. $4; 10 & under free. Free parking. Contact: Michael (727) 834-9282.

10 Youngstown, OH: Ohio Bird Fair. Holiday Inn Metroplex, 1620 Motor Inn Dr., (Girard, OH), I-80, exit 229. 10-4. Contact: Marti (330) 799-0559; martiis@aol.com; www.ohiobirdfair.com.

15-16 Richardson, TX: Morning Star Expositions Bird Fair. Richardson Civic Ctr., 411 W. Arapaho Rd. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-4. $4; 6 & under free. Contact: W.D. Brown (214) 244-0350; fairs@birdsandpets.com; www.birdsandpets.com.

16 Gainesville, FL: Pet Market Show. Alachua County Fairgrounds. Under 10 free. Contact: Bobby & Kay (352) 376-9038; bnipper@bellsouth.net; www.petmarketshows.info.

16 New Albany, IN: Exotic Bird Fair. National Guard Armory, 2909 Grantline Rd. 9-4. Contact: Jim or Sandy (812) 923-8349; jfkron@aye.net.

16-17 Paducah, KY: Tri-State Exotic Bird Fair. JR’s Executive Inn & Convention Ctr. I-24 exit 4. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 11-4. $3. Contact: Carri (901) 878-1307; www.birdshows.com.  

17 Oak Creek, WI: Exotic Bird Fair & Sale. American Legion Hall, 9327 S. Shephard Ave. 10-3. $2. Contact: Sheila (608) 362-4696; busybirdtoys@charter.net; www.busybirdtoysfairs.com

23 Arlington, TX: Morning Star Expositions Bird Fair. Elzie Odom Rec. Ctr., 1601 NE Green Oaks Blvd. 9-5. $4; 6 & under free. Contact: W.D. Brown (214) 244-0350; fairs@birdsandpets.com; www.birdsandpets.com.

31 Joliet, IL: Joliet Bird Fair. Knights of Columbus Hall, 2720 Jefferson. 10-3. $2. Contact: Midwest Shows (937) 377-3607, frank007@bright.net.

 



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