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CONVENTIONS AND SEMINARS

May 2007

4-6 Fairfield, CT: CT Audubon Society’s 3rd Annual Bird Carving & Wildlife Art Show. CT Audubon Society’s Ctr., 2325 Burr St. $6; 6-12 $3; under 6 free. Free parking. Contact: (203) 259-6305 ext. 109; www.ctaudubon.org.

5 Bay Village, OH: Behavior Problems & Positive Reinforcement. Bay Village Public Library. 10-12. Contact: PEAC-Cleveland (440) 349-1700; www.clevelandpeac.org.

5 Washington, DC: Life From A Parrot’s Point of View. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: (866) 749-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.

5, 12, 19, 26 Sunbury, OH: Hartman Aviary Open House. 9000 Cheshire Rd. Hartman Aviary opens its outside facilities to the public. 12-4. Free admission. Contact: (740) 965-9464; www.HartmanAviary.com

6 Hemet, CA: Feather Destructive Behavior. Elks Lodge, 1305 W. Florida Ave. 1PM. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200; www.peac.org.

12 Deer Park, WA: TLC and CRS Rescues presents the Spokane Parrot Festival. Speakers: Dr. Stewart Metz, Pamela Clark, Robin Deutsch and more. 10-7. Free admission. Contact: Kimra (509) 299-7577; www.spokaneparrotfestival.org.

12 Pittsburgh, PA: Behavior Problems w/ focused discussion on de-stressing your parrot. RMU, Patrick Henry Ctr., Hopwood Hall. 10AM. Contact: (724) 378-7588; info@pitpeac.org; www.pitpeac.org.

12 Raleigh/Durham, NC: Things I’d Wish I’d Known, Comprehensive Parrot Care Class & Exterior/Interior Design: New Ideas for Cages and Bird Rooms. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: (866) 749-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.

13 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; parroted@cox.net; www.peac.org.

15 Anchorage, AK: Parrot Personalities and Sex & the Single Parrot. BP Energy Ctr., 900 E. Benson Blvd. 6-9PM. Contact: PEAC (907)929-BIRD; akpeac@gci.net; www.akpeac.org.

18-20 Victoria, BC, Canada: 10th Annual Canadian Parrot Symposium. Speakers include Dr. Susan Friedman, Eric Peake, Rick Jordan, Melissa Kauffman, Gillian Willis, Anne McDonald. Dunsmuir Lodge. Contact: (250) 477-9982; cparrotsw@shaw.ca; www.parrotsymposium.com.

19 Asheville, NC: A Parrot’s Point of View; Interior & Exterior Designs. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: (866) 749-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.

19 Costa Mesa, CA: Sex & The Single Parrot. Balearic Rec. Ctr., 1975 Balearic Dr. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200; www.peac.org.

19 New York, NY: Wild at Heart, Captive Parrots: A Hidden Crisis by Marc Johnson, founder/director Foster Parrots Sanctuary and Fate of the Chicken: From Tropical Forest to Factory Farm by Karen Davis Ph.D., President and founder of United Poultry Concerns. Sponsored by the New York Bird Club. 242 E. 53rd St. 1PM. Contact: (212) 369-1293; www.manhattanbirdclub.com

19 Pittsburgh, PA: Basic Behavior Problems. 300 Cumberland Rd. Contact: Pgh. Parrot Rescue (412) 761-2268; www.pittsburghparrotrescue.org.

20 Twinsburg, OH: Avian Gourmet & Disaster Preparedness. Hilton Garden Inn. 1-4. Contact: PEAC-Cleveland (440) 349-1700; www.clevelandpeac.org.

21 Austin, TX: Animal Training Continuing Education Course. Presented by Barbara Heidenreich. Introduction to training animals with positive reinforcement. Austin Community College. 6-10PM. Contact: www.goodbirdinc.com; www.austincc.edu/ce.

26 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; www.peac.org.

26 Hickory, NC: Nourish To Flourish: A cooking class for parrots. Brookford Baptist Church, 1546 Brookford Church Rd. 1-3. Contact: (866) 749-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.

27 San Diego, CA: The Parrot Gourmet and Excessive Screaming. Marina Village Conference Ctr., 1936 Quivira Way, Room D-6. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200; www.peac.org.


SHOWS AND FAIRS


May 2007


5 Davenport, IA: Quad Cities Parrot Society 3rd Annual Bird Fair. Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds – Expo Bldg. Guest speaker Liz Wilson. 10-4. Free admission, $3 donation suggested. Contact: Kitty (563) 326-1769; www.qcparrot.org.

5 Fayetteville, NC: Sandhills Budgerigar Society; District 11 Regional Show. Divisions J,N,I,C,R with ABS Judge Leon Saad. Fayetteville Community Church, 2010 Middle River Loop. Contact: Paige (910) 323-0449; birdiva@nc.rr.com.

5 Newport News, VA: Peninsula Caged Bird Society’s Exotic Bird Festival & Judged Bird Shows. The Columbian Ctr., 12742 Nettles Dr. (I-64, Exit 256A Oyster Pt. Rd.). 9-4. Contact: Vendor & Festival info, Deb (757) 247-0168; alna@cox.net; www.vapeninsulacagedbirdsociety.org.

5 Visalia, CA: Sequoia Budgerigar Society. Divisions J,N,I,C,R & Pet with ABS Judge Vic deVictoria. Visalia Convention Hall, 303 E. Acequian Ave. Contact: Ken (559) 787-2304.

5-6 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.

5-6 Gonzales, LA: Bird Show. Lamar Dixon Ctr. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 11-4. Contact: www.AvianExtravaganza.com.

5-6 Webster, TX: Morning Star Bird Fair Expositions. Webster Civic Ctr., 311 Pennsylvania. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-5. Contact: W.D. Brown (214) 244-0350; www.birdsandpets.com.

6 Fenton, MO: Bird Fair Finches to Hookbills. Stratford Inn, 800 S. Hwy. Dr. 10-4. $3. Contact: http://stlouiscanarieslimited.blogspot.com.

6 Madison, WI: Madison Exotic Bird Fair. VFW Hall, 301 Cottage Grove Rd. 10-3. $2. Contact: (608) 362-4696; www.busybirdtoysandfairs.com.

6 Middleburg Heights, OH: Kate’s Zoo Too! Exotic Bird Fair. Tri-City Sr. Ctr., 16699 Bagley Rd. 10-4. Contact: Kate or Paul (440) 930-5618; KatesZooToo@aol.com.

6 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.

6 Sarasota, FL: Florida West Coast Avian Society Exotic Bird Expo. Sarasota Fairgrounds Robarts Arena, Fruitville Rd. 10-4. Contact: Pat (941) 475-7103; lynjupiter@comcast.net.

12 Corpus Christi, TX: Costal Bend Companion Bird Club & Rescue Mission’s Spring Bird Mart. Al Amin Shrine Ctr.- Pavilion, 2001 Suntide Rd. $3; under 12 free. Contact: Chad (361) 334-3470; jk4latham@sbcglobal.net; www.cbcbirdclub.com.

12 Rolling Meadows, IL: Rolling Meadows Bird Fair & Sale. Rolling Meadows Community Ctr., 3705 Pheasant. 10-3. $3. Contact: Midwest (937) 377-3607; www.midwestshows.biz.

12 Stillwater, MN: Stillwater Exotic Bird Fair. VFW Hall, 5880 Omaha Ave., N. Contact: (608) 362-4696; www.busybirdtoysandfairs.com.

12-13 Paducah, KY: Tri-State Exotic Bird Fair. Robert Cherry Civic Ctr., 2701 Park Ave. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 11-4. $3. Contact: Carri (901) 878-1307; www.birdshows.com.

12 Deer Park, WA: TLC and CRS Rescues presents the Spokane Parrot Festival. Speakers: Dr. Stewart Metz, Pamela Clark, Robin Deutsch and more. 10-7. Free admission. Contact: Kimra (509) 299-7577; www.spokaneparrotfestival.org.

19 Baltimore, MD: Baltimore Bird Fanciers Annual Bird Mart. NFSS Show. Tall Cedars Hall, 2501 Putty Hill Ave. 9-4. $4. Contact: Carol (410) 239-1928; drhaynesesq@yahoo.com; www.baltimorebirdfanciers.org

19 College Station, TX: Houston Budgerigar Society Show. Contact: Carroll (713) 299-1470; STHiggins@houston.rr.com; www.houstonbudgerigarsociety.com.

19 Eric, PA: Eric Cage Bird Club Bird Fair. St. Patrick’s Cauly Ctr., 215 E. 4th St. 10-4. $2. Contact: Bonnie (814) 833-6922; bonerie@aol.com

19 Fort Worth, TX: The Bird Mart. Will Rogers Exhibit Hall, Burnett/Tandy Dr. Contact: Mike or Ann (817) 478-8320; www.thebirdmart.com.

19 Livonia, MI: Society of Canary & Finch Breeeders of Michigan Bird Fair. Quality Inn & Suites, 30375 Plymouth Rd. 10-5. $3. Contact: http://societyofcanaryandfinchbreedersofmichigan.com.

19 Marshfield, WI: Bird & Garden Fair. Marshfield Wisconsin Fairgrounds. 10-3. Contact: Marlene (715) 884-2659.

19-20 Baton Rouge, LA: Baton Rouge Bird Society Bird Fair, Sale & Swap. FOP Hall, 10777 Greenwell Springs. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. $2. Contact: Kathy or Jesse (225) 926-5547; www.brbirdsociety.com.

19-20 Hillsboro, OR: Rose City Exotic Bird Club’s Spring Expo. Washington County Fairplex, 873 NE 34th Ave. Sat. 10-5; Sun. 10-4. $5. Contact: (503) 221-4213; www.rosecityexoticbirdclub.com.

19-20 Tallahassee, FL: Tri State Avian Society’s Annual Spring Bird Fair. North Florida Fairgrounds, Bldg. 2, 441 Paul Russell Rd. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. $4; under 12 free. Contact: Barry (850) 668-0908; BarryL7523@comcast.net.

20 Bedford, NH: Birds of a Feather Avicultural Society (BOAF) Spring Exotic Bird Mart and Expo. Quality Inn & Wayfarer Convention Ctr. 9:30-4. Contact: Robert (603) 472-7431; www.boaf.com.

20 Bedford, NH: Spring Exotic Bird Mart. Quality Inn and Wayfarer Convention Ctr., 121 S. River Rd. 10-4.. $6; under 12 free. Contact: Ray (603) 362-6106; publicity@boaf.com; www.boaf.com.

20 Des Moines, IA: Mid America Cage Bird Society Cage Bird Carnival. Des Moines Botanical Ctr. 10-4. Contact: Nancy (515) 277-9985.

20 Marshfield, WI: Bird Fair. Marshfield Fairgrounds. 10-3. Contact: Marlene (715) 884-2659; bookbug48@yahoo.com.

20 Palm Bay, FL: Exotic Bird Club of Florida Annual Bird Fair. Greater Palm Bay Senior Ctr., 1275 Culver Rd. From I-95 take exit 176 heading west on Palm Bay Rd. 9-4; Vendor setup 7AM. Contact Ginny (321) 427-8167; ExoticBirdClubofFlorida@yahoo.com.

26 Berlin, WI: Great Midwest Budgerigar Society; District 4 Regional Show. Divisions J,N,I,C,R with ABS Judge Russ Roberts. VFW Club House, 420 N. Wisconsin St. Contact: Thomas (920) 361-1927.

26 Jacksonville, FL: The Jacksonville Avicultural Society’s 14th Annual Bird Fair. Shriner’s Auditorium, 3800 S. St. John’s Bluff Rd. 8-5. $3; under 10 $1. Contact: Janet (904) 268-1980 or Mary Jo (904) 725-0051.

26 Raleigh, NC: Raleigh-Durham Caged Bird Society (RDCBS) Annual Pet Bird Fair. NC State Fairgrounds, 2015 Blue Ridge Rd. 9-5. Free admission. Contact: Cindy (919) 779-1206; www.rdcbs.org.

26-27 Albuquerque, MN: New Mexico Bird Club’s Spring Bird Mart. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. $4; 12 & under free. Contact: Vicky (505) 832-0159; www.nmbirdclub.org.

26-27 Knoxville, TN: Exotic Bird Fair & Sale. Chilhowee Park Exposition Ctr., Rutledge Pike (I-40, Exit 392). Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. $4; 12 & under free. Contact: (423) 240-8423; BIRDSnMOREkgcage@msn.com.

26-27 Memphis, TN: Mid-South Exotic Bird Fair. SW TN Community College, 5983 Macon Cove (I-40, Exit 12). Sat. 9-5; Sun. 11-4. $3. Contact: Carri (901) 878-1307; www.birdshows.com.

27 Berlin, WI: Great Midwest Budgerigar Society. Divisions J,N,I,C,R with ABS Judge Don Denny. VFW Club House, 420 N. Wisconsin St. Contact: Thomas (920) 361-1927.

27 Cincinnati, OH: Ohio Bird Fair. Holiday Inn Sharonville, 3855 Hauck Rd., Exit 46, Off I-275. 10-4. $3. Contact: Marti (330) 518-9516; www.ohiobirdfair.com.

27 Joliet, IL: Midwest Bird Show. Knights of Columbus Hall, 2720 Jefferson. 10-3. $2. Contact: Midwest (937) 377-3607; www.midwestshows.biz.

27 Tampa, FL: Tampa Exotic Bird Fair & Sale. West Tampa Convention Ctr., 3005 W. Columbus Dr. 9-4. $4; under 10 free. Free parking. Contact: Michael (727) 834-9282; www.birdfairflorida.com.


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