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CONVENTIONS & SEMINARS

NOVEMBER 2006

8-11 Orlando, FL: ABKA Annual Convention and Trade Show. Seminars conducted by pet care professionals. Wyndham Orlando Hotel. Contact: ABKA (877) 570-5778, ext. 17; www.abka.com.

11 New York, NY: Ask the Vet – Dr. Karen Cantor, DVM, West Side Veterinary Clinic. She will answer all questions concerning avian pet health. 242 E. 53rd St. 1PM. $5. Contact: (212) 987-8299; nybirdclub@yahoo.com; www.nycbirdclub.com.

11 San Diego, CA: An Afternoon With Liz Wilson, CVT. Marina Village Conference Ctr., Starboard Room, 1936 Quivira Way. 1-5. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200, parroted@peac.org, www.peac.org.

11 Sewickley, PA: Seminar on Basic Care and Healthy Food, Healthy Bird! 500 Thorn St. Contact: PEAC (724) 378-7588, info@pitpeac.org, www.pitpeac.org.

16 Anchorage, AK: Seminar on Parrot Personalities and Those Amazing Amazons. BP Energy Ctr. 900 E. Benson Blvd. 6-9. Contact: (907) 929-2473; www.akpeac.org.

16-18 Schaumburg, IL: National Cage Bird Show’s 58th Annual Bird Show. Convention Center at the Renaissance Hotel. Entries Thursday, judging Friday, seminars Saturday. Contact: Bonnie Cain (614) 871-5445; www.ncbs.org.

18 Costa Mesa, CA: Parrot Safety. Balearic Rec. Ctr., 1975 Balearic Dr. 1 pm. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200, parroted@peac.org, www.peac.org.

18 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.

18 Pittsburgh, PA: Basic Behavior Problems. 300 Cumberland Rd. Contact: Pgh. Parrot Rescue (412) 761-2268, zazubird@prodigy.net, www.pittsburghparrotresuce.org.

18 Washington, DC: Things I Wish I’d Known: A Comprehensive Parrot Care Class. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: (866) 749-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.

25 San Diego, CA: Seminar on “The Wonderful World of Amazons” and Parrot Safety. Marina Village Conference Ctr.,Rm. D-6, 1936 Quivira Way. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200, parroted@peac.org, www.peac.org.

26 Eugene, OR: Training Session/Bird Care. Greenhill Humane Society. 88530 Greenhill Rd. Training 11-12:30; Bird Care 1-6. Contact: Andrea Larson (541) 461-4333; www.rescuebird.com.

26 San Diego, CA: Seminar on Behavior Problems and The Avian Gourmet. Marina Village Conference Ctr.,Rm. D-6, 1936 Quivira Way. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200, parroted@peac.org, www.peac.org.

29 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

NOVEMBER 2006

4 Carthage, MO: Southwest Missouri Cage Bird Expo & Sale. Carthage Memorial Hall, 407 S. Garrison. 9-3:30. $4; under 6 free. Contact: Ramona (620) 389-2305 or Mike (620) 429-1872.

4 Elmhurst, IL: National Institute of Red Orange Canaries (NIROC) Annual Bird Show. Waterford Quality Inn, 933 S. Riverside Dr. Contact: Steve (708) 235-0505 or Sam (630) 971-8637; Hotel reservations (630) 279-0700.

4 Newport Beach, CA: American Canary Fanciers Association (ACFA) Annual Canary Show. Newport Dunes Resort. 10AM. Contact: Mary Anne mabuckles2@comcast.net; use ‘canary’ in subject line.

4 Temple, TX: Texas Bird Breeders Fall Show and Fair. Mayborn Convention Ctr. 9-4. $2; 12 & under free. Contact: Barbara (817) 572-6262; www.texasbirdbreeders.org.

4-5 Denver, CO: The Great American Bird Show hosted by the Rocky Mt. Society of Aviculture. National Western Stock Show Complex, 4655 Humboldt St. Vendor set-up: 11/3 12-9PM; 11/4 7-9AM; Exhibitor registration: 11/3 5-8PM; 11/4-11/5 7-9AM. Contact: RMSA (305) 456-0068; www.greatamericanbirdshow.org; www.rmsa-birds.org.

4-5 Hillsboro, OR: Rose City Exotic Bird Club’s Fall Expo. Washington County Fairplex, 873 NE 34th Ave. Sat. 10-5; Sun. 10-4. $5. Contact: (503) 221-4213; winginit1@comcast.net; www.rosecityexoticbirdclub.com

4-5 Marietta, GA: Georgia Cage Bird Society’s Golden Anniversary Show & Sale. Jim R. Miller (N. Georgia Fairgrounds), 2245 Callaway Rd. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. $4. Contact: Bill (706) 538-1095 or (678) 207-7777; billmcelveen@hughes.net.
 
4-5 Pasadena, TX: Morning Star Expositions Bird Fair. Pasadena Fairgrounds, 7600 Red Bluff Rd. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-4. $4; 6 & under free. Contact: W.D. Brown (214) 244-0350; fairs@birdsandpets.com; www.birdsandpets.com.

5 Cleveland, OH: Ohio Bird Fair. Holiday Inn Westlake, 1100 Crocker Road, I-90, exit 156. 10-4. Contact: Marti (330) 799-0559, martiis@aol.com; www.ohiobirdfair.com.

5 Fort Wayne, IN: Hoosier Bird Buddies Bird Fair. Allen County Fairgrounds. 2720 Carroll Rd. 10-4. $3. Contact: Maggie (260) 244-9690; wingnuts@myvine.com; http://home.mchsi.com/~tmaldrich.

5 Fresno, CA: Central California Avian Society’s 36th semiannual Bird Mart. Fresno Fairgrounds. 9-3. Contact: (559) 228-1737.

5 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.

11 Corpus Christi, TX: Fall Bird Mart. Al Amin Shrine Ctr – Pavillion. 2001 Suntide Rd. 9-5. $2; under 12 free. Contact: Cheryl Scott (361) 592-4856; clrs94@swbell.net; www.cbcbirdclub.com.

11 Exton, PA: Chester County Bird Club’s 18th Annual Bird Show & Mart. Judging will be for cockatiels, lovebirds & parrots. Founders Pavilion, Church Farm School, 1001 Lincoln Hwy. (Rte. 30). 10-5. $6; $4 for 7-12 and 65+.  Contact: (610) 701-0656; www.CCBirdClub.com; info@CCBirdClub.com

11 Rockville Center, NY: The Empire Finch & Canary Club 6th Annual Show. St. Marks United Methodist Church, 200 Hempstead Ave. 8-5. Contact: John (516) 564-4692 or Gabe (516) 593-2841.

11 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.

11 San Antonio, TX: Morning Star Expositions Bird Fair. Alzafar Shriners Temple, 901 North Loop, 1604 West. 9-5. $4; 6 & under free. Contact: W.D. Brown (214) 244-0350; fairs@birdsandpets.com; www.birdsandpets.com.

11 Tom’s River, NJ: The Jersey Shore Bird Club Annual Bird Show and American Singer Competition. Ocean County Agricultural Bldg., 1623 Whitesville Rd., Rt. 527. 9-6. Free admission. Contact: Sal (732) 363-3070; or Michael (732) 928-8917 for American Singer Competition.

11-12 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.

11-12 Gresham, OR: Columbia Canary Club & Eastside Finch Connection NFSS Bird Show, Sale & Raffle. National Guard Armory, 500 NE Division. Sat. 10-5; Sun. 10-3. $1 at door. Contact: (503) 266-7606; jeeperspeepers55@aol.com.

12 Indianapolis, IN: Central Indiana Cage-Bird Club’s Fair. Knights of Columbus Hall. Hwy. 31 South of Greenwood, turn east on Pushville Rd. 10-4. $3. Contact: Terri (317) 462-9740; or Sue das450@msn.com.

12 Lakeland, FL: Imperial Bird Club’s Bird Expo & Fair. Joker Marchant Stadium, Tigertown Complex. 9-4. $4; 12 & under free. Contact: Richard (863) 665-1497 or (863) 967-2711; www.imperialbirdclub.org.

12 Phoenix, AZ: Way Out West Bird Expo. State Fairgrounds, 19th Ave. & McDowell. Free Seminars. 9-4. $6; 5-12, $3; under 5 free. Contact: (602) 973-9282; www.wayoutwestbirdexpo.com.

12 Racine, WI: Kenosha Exotic Bird Club Fair. South Hills Country Club, Hwy. 94, exit E. Frontage Rd. 10-4. $2, 12 & under free. Contact: Jo Cole (262) 654-1609.

16-18Schaumburg, IL: National Cage Bird Show’s 58th Annual Bird Show. Convention Center at the Renaissance Hotel. Entries Thursday, judging Friday, seminars Saturday. Contact: Bonnie Cain (614) 871-5445; www.ncbs.org.

17-19 Novi, MI: America’s Family Pet Expo. Rock Financial Showplace. Contact (888) 999-7295; www.wwpia.org.

18-19 Grapevine, TX: Morning Star Expositions Bird Fair. Grapevine Convention Ctr., 1209 South Main. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-4. $4; 6 & under free. Contact: W.D. Brown (214) 244-0350; fairs@birdsandpets.com; www.birdsandpets.com.

18-19 Jackson, MS: 17th Semi-Annual Central Mississippi Exotic Bird Fair. Jackson Fairgrounds. I-55 exit 96-B. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 11-4. $3. Contact: Carri (901) 878-1307; www.birdshows.com.
 
18-19 Metairie, LA: Greater New Orleans Expo Bird Fair. Best Western Landmark Hotel, 2601 Severn Ave. Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4:30. Free parking. $4, under 6 free. Contact: Ron (504) 831-7385; GNOExpo@att.net; http://gnoexpo.com.

19 Dayton, OH: Bird Fair. IUE Hall. 1675 Woodman Dr. 10-4. Contact: (937) 848-4819; sugarcrk@erinet.com.

19 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

19 San Jose, CA: California Bird Mart. Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Road, west from Hwy. 101. 9:30-3. $6, under 12 free. Contact: www.cabirdmart.com.

19 Tampa, FL: South Florida’s Greatest Bird Fair. Egypt Shriners, 4050 Dana Shores Dr., 33634. 9-4.$3; under 10 free. Free parking. Contact: (727) 393-0810.

25-26 Memphis, TN: Mid-South Exotic Bird Fair. SW Tennessee Community College. 5983 Macon. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 11-4. $3. Contact: Carri (901) 878-1307; www.birdshows.com.  

26 Plant City, FL: The Ammerman’s Exotic Yard Sale. Ammerman Family Farm, 4902 North Charlie Taylor Rd. (I-4, exit 25). Buy, sell, trade exotic birds, rabbits. 9-4. Contact: (813) 752-2230.
 
26 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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