CONVENTIONS AND SEMINARS
3 Pacific Grove, CA: All Things Pets! Annual Meeting of the Friends of the Pacific Grove Library. Speakers: Frank Kocher, DVM, Dr. Larry Lachman, Diane Grindol. Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History. Free. 2PM. Contact: Diane (831) 236-8177.
Seattle, WA: Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop. Hosted by Avian Community Health Awareness Project. Workshop on the basis of training parrots with positive reinforcement presented by Barbara Heidenreich of Good Bird Inc. Contact: Naomi email@example.com; www.achap-usa.org.
Washington, DC: Behavior Workshop, Building a Positive Relationship With Your Parrot. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: (866) 749-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.
Abingdon, VA: Things I’d Wish I’d Known, Comprehensive Parrot Care Class. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: (866) 749-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.
Hemet, CA: African Greys. Elks Lodge, 1305 W. Florida Ave. 1PM. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200; www.peac.org.
Seattle, WA: Training Your Parrot for the Veterinary Exam Workshop. Hosted Avian Community Health Awareness. Training behaviors that facilitate a stress-free vet visit. Contact: Naomi firstname.lastname@example.org; www.achap-usa.org.
Pittsburgh, PA: Basic Care w/ a focused discussion on avian disease and common ailments. RMU, Patrick Henry Ctr., Hopwood Hall. 10AM. Contact: (724) 378-7588; email@example.com; www.pitpeac.org.
11 San Diego, CA: Socialization Training For You & Your Bird. Hubbs Research Ctr./Sea World San Diego. 10-3. $30 for you & your bird; $15 for you. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.peac.org.
17 Asheville, NC: Things I Wish I’d Known, Comprehensive Parrot Care Class. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: (866) 749-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.
17 Costa Mesa, CA: Behavior Problems. Balearic Rec. Ctr., 1975 Balearic Dr. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200; email@example.com; www.peac.org.
Essex, CT: Connecticut Audubon Society’s 8th Annual Eagle Festival™ on the Connecticut River. Two hour guided boat trips for viewing bald eagles in their natural habitat. Free activities. Contact: (800) 714-7201 for boat ticket prices/reservations. Mara firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com.
New York, NY: Emergencies in Your Pet Birds. St. Marks Vet. 242 E. 53rd St. $5. Contact: New York Bird Club (212) 369-1293; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.nycbirdclub.com.
Anchorage, AK: Parrot Personalities and Parrot Safety & Emergency Preparedness Planning. BP Energy Ctr., 900 E. Benson Blvd. 6-9PM. Contact: PEAC (907)929-BIRD; email@example.com; www.akpeac.org.
Twinsburg, OH: Basic Bird Care. Hilton Garden Inn. 10-12. Contact: PEAC-Cleveland (440) 349-1700; www.clevelandpeac.org.
San Diego, CA: Avian Basic Care/Lifestyles for Successful Parrot Caregivers. Marina Village Conference Ctr., 1936 Quivira Way, Room D-6. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.peac.org.
Virginia Beach, VA: Nourish to Flourish I, A Cooking Class For Parrots. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: (866) 749-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.
Columbus, OH: Parrot Education & Adoption Center-Cleveland (PEAC) presents a seminar in conjunction with MAEBS annual exotic bird fair on “Suitable Bird Fair Purchases for Your Bird,” as well as Ohio bird rescue AERAS speaking on important bird ownership issues. Ohio Expo Ctr., Rhodes Bldg., 717 E. 17th Ave., $5 with fair admission purchase; under 12 free. Contact: Terri (614) 759-9491.
Raleigh/Durham, NC: Life From A Parrot’s Point of View and Nourish to Flourish I, A Cooking Class for Parrots. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: (866) 749-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.
San Diego, CA: Living with Macaws and Feather Destructive Behavior. Marina Village Conference Ctr., 1936 Quivira Way, Room D-6. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200; email@example.com; www.peac.org.
SHOWS & FAIRS
Madison, WI: Madison Exotic Bird Fair. VFW Hall, 301 Cottage Grove Rd. 10-3. $2. Contact: (608) 362-4696; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.busybirdtoysandfairs.com.
Live Oak, TX: Morning Star Expositions Bird Fair. Live Oak Civic Ctr., 8101 Pat Booker Rd. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-5. Contact: W.D. Brown (214) 244-0350; www.birdsandpets.com.
Memphis, TN: Mid-South Exotic Bird Fair. SW Tennessee Community College, 5983 Macon Cove (I-40, Exit 12). Sat. 9-5; Sun. 11-4. $3. Contact: Carri (901) 878-1307; email@example.com; www.birdshows.com.
Cincinnati, OH: Ohio Bird Fair. Holiday Inn Sharonville, 3855 Hauck Rd. (at Rt. 42, Exit 46 off I-275. 10-4. $3. Contact: Marti (330) 518-9516; Martiis@aol.com; www.ohiobirdfair.com.
Orlando, FL: Exotic Bird Society of America’s Bird Expo, Seminars & Trick Bird Shows. Central Florida Fairgrounds, 4603 W. Colonial Dr. 9-4. $5 for non-members; $4 for members w/ membership card; under 10 free. Conctact: Charles (407) 855-3367; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.ebsoa.org.
Edison, NJ: Super Pet Expo. NJ Convention Ctr. Contact: (866) Super-Pet ext. 103; info@SuperPetExpo.com; www.SuperPetExpo.com.
Webster, TX: Morning Star Expositions Bird Fair. Webster Civic Ctr., 311 Pennsylvania. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-5. Contact: W.D. Brown (214) 244-0350; www.birdsandpets.com.
Pompano Beach, FL: Pompano Exotic Bird Extravaganza and Sale. Pompano Beach Rec. Ctr., 1801 NE 6th St. 9-4. $4; 10 & under free. Free parking. Contact: Michael (727) 834-9282; www.birdfairflorida.com.
St. Charles, MO: Bird Fair. 560 St. Peters Howell Rd. (690 Elk Lodge). 9-4. $3; 9 & under free. Contact: Toni (636) 462-4821.
Youngstown, OH: Ohio Bird Fair. Holiday Inn Metroplex, 1620 Motor Inn Dr., Exit 229 off I-80. 10-4. $3. Contact: Marti (330) 518-9516; Martiis@aol.com; www.ohiobirdfair.com.
Forest Park (Atlanta), GA: Exotic Bird Fair & Sale. Atlanta Farmer's Market, I-75, Exit 237. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. $4; 12 & under free. Contact: (423) 240-8423; BIRDSnMOREkgcage@msn.com.
Oak Creek, WI: Oak Creek Exotic Bird Fair. American Legion Hall, 9327 S. Shephard Ave. Contact: (608) 362-4696; email@example.com; www.busybirdtoysandfairs.com.
Santa Clara, CA: San Jose Bird Mart & Reptiles Show. Santa Clara Convention Ctr., 5001 Great America Pkwy. Free bird seed to 1st 100 paid entrants, music, shopping spree. $7; under 12 free. Free parking. Contact: (408) 358-0882; info@SanJoseBirdMart.com; www.SanJoseBirdMart.com.
Springfield, MO: Mo-Kan Cage Bird Club Bird Fair & Sale. Budget Lodge of Springfield, 3050 N. Kentwood. 9:30-3:30. $4. Contact: Ramona (620) 856-5108; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tampa, FL: South Florida’s Greatest Bird Fair. Egypt Shriners, 4050 Dana Shores Dr. 9-4. $4; under 10 free. Free parking. Contact: Terry (727) 393-0810 or (727) 776-6998; email@example.com.
Kansas City, MO: Beak n Wings 7th Annual Spring Bird Expo. Kansas City Expo Ctr., 11730 N. Ambassador Dr. $3; under 10 free. Contact: (913) 271-4225 or (816) 415-4626; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.beaknwings.org.
Asheville, NC: NC Mountain Bird Fair presents their 1st Bird Sale. National Guard Armory, 75 Shelburn Rd. Sat.-Sun. 9-4; $3; under 12 free. Contact: WNC Feeds (828) 253-7654 or Marvin (828) 231-5927.
Hillsboro, OR: 28th Unique Animal Expo & Pet Fair. Washington County Fairplex. Contact: (503) 717-8484 or (503) 738-6996; email@example.com; www.uniqueanimalexpo.com.
Montgomery, AL: Great Southeastern Exotic Bird Fair. Garrett Coliseum. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. Contact: Andy (334) 202-3598; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.bigapromotions.com.
Pensacola, FL: Southern Bird Expo. Pensacola Fairgrounds, 6655 Old Mobile Hwy., Exit 7A off I-10. Sat. & Sun. 9-5. $4; under 10 free. Contact: Virginia (251) 675-7783; email@example.com; www.vgbirdsunltd.com.
Richardson, TX: Morning Star Expositions Bird Fair. Richardson Civic Ctr., 411 W. Arapaho Rd. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-5. Contact: W.D. Brown (214) 244-0350; www.birdsandpets.com.
Columbus, OH: Mid-American Exotic Bird Society’s Annual Exotic Bird Fair. Ohio Expo Ctr., Rhodes Bldg., 717 E. 17th Ave. 10-4. $3; under 12 free. $4 parking. Contact: Terri (614) 759-9491; www.maebs.com.
Joliet, IL: Midwest Bird Show. Knights of Columbus Hall, 2720 Jefferson. 10-3. $2. Contact: Midwest (937) 377-3607; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.midwestshows.biz/.
Punta Gorda, FL: Caged Bird Club of Charlotte County presents an annual Bird Fair. Tentatorium, 75 Taylor St. 10-4. $3; under 10 free. Contact: (941) 627-4402; www.caged-bird-club.com.
San Jose, CA: California Bird Mart. Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Rd. (west from HWY 101). 9:30-3. $6; under 12 free. Contact: (510) 623-7277; www.cabirdmart.com.
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