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CONVENTIONS AND SEMINARS 2007

November

2-4 Guelph, Ontario, Canada: Golden Triangle Parrot Club 2007 Canadian Parrot Conference.

3 Akron, OH: Understanding & Resolving Behavior Problems (required for adoption). Hilton Akron/Fairlawn, 3180 W. Market St. 10AM. Contact: (440) 349-1700; www.clevelandpeac.org

3 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; www.peac.org.

3 Springfield, VA: Things I Wish I’d Known, Comprehensive Parrot Care Class. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Grace Baptist Church, 7434 Bath St. 10-12. Contact: (866) 749-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.

3 Springfield, VA: Things I Wish I’d Known, Comprehensive Parrot Care Class

4 Heet, CA: Parrot Personalities. Elks Lodge, 1305 W. Florida Ave. 1PM. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200; www.peac.org.

4 Sarasota, FL: Parrot & Exotic Bird Rescue information on adoption. Adoptions applications and pictures & bios of birds. Info. on all aspects of proper bird care. Hosted by the Florida West Coast Avian Society Inc. Contact: (941) 379-8334, ext. 3; www.fwcas.org

10 Hickory, NC: Behavior Workshop I. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: (866) 749-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.

10 Pittsburgh, PA: Parrot Personalities & Psittacula Parrots. RMU, Patrick Henry Ctr., Hopwood Hall. 10AM. Contact: (724) 378-7588; www.pitpeac.org.

10-11 Germantown, WI: Parrot Behavior and Learning: A Step Up and Beyond. Two-day workshop with Barbara Heidenreich and Susan Friedman, Ph.D. American Legion Post 1, N120, W15932 Freidstadt Rd. 9-4. Contact: (262) 255-2758; www.avianbehaviorsolutions.com

11 Abingdon, VA: Behavior Workshop II, Concept Review and Hands-On Training. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing. Contact: www.phoenixlanding.org.

13 Anchorage, AK: Parrot Personalities and Parrot Diseases – The Four P’s. BP Energy Ctr., 900 E. Benson Blvd. 6-9PM. Contact: PEAC (907)929-BIRD; www.akpeac.org.

15-17 Denver, Colorado: National Cage Bird Show, 59th Annual “Show of Shows.” Holiday Inn & Convetion Ctr., 15500 E. 40th St. For reservations, contact: (888) 890-0242. Contact: Dorothy (281) 487-1321; www.ncbs.org

17 Asheville, NC: Things I’d 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: African Grey Parrots. Balearic Rec. Ctr., 1975 Balearic Dr. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200; www.peac.org.

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

24 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.

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

SHOWS & FAIRS 2007

November

2-4 Duncan, BC, Canada: 48th Canadian National Bird Show. Central Island Cage Bird Society with the AACC. Cowichan Ctr., 2687 James St. Sat. 1-5; Sun. 9:30-2. Contact: Bridget (250) 710-0951; cgvarney@telus.net; www.centralislandbirdclub.ca

2-4 West Springfield, MA: The World of Pets Expo. Eastern States Exposition. Contact: (800) 882-9894; www.worldofpets.org.

3 Newport Beach, CA: American Canary Fanciers Association (ACFA) Annual Canary Show. Newport Dunes Resort. $3. Contact: Mary www.acfa-canaryclub.com

3 Baltimore, MD: MASCOT 28th Annual Canary Song Contest. Community Church of God, 306 5th Ave., SE. 9-4. Free admission. Contact: Jean (410) 544-1971; www.geocities.com/mascotmark.

3 Elmhurst, IL: The Greater Chicago Cage Bird Club Bird Show and Fair (SPBE, NFSS, ALBS, NCS, ABS, Canaries). Quality Inn, Waterford, Convetion Ctr., 933 S. Riverside Dr. 10-5. $3. Contact: (630) 640-4924 or (630) 958-4416; www.gccbc.org.

3 Pasadena, TX: Morning Star Expositions Bird Fair. Pasadena Fairgrounds, 7600 Red Bluff Rd. 9-5. Contact: W.D. Brown (214) 244-0350; www.birdsandpets.com.

3 Temple, TX: Texas Bird Breeders and Fanciers Association Annual Fall Show & Fair. Mayborn Convention Ctr. (Exit 304 from I-35). 9-4. Contact: Carla bsirwin1029@netzero.com; www.texasbirdbreeders.org.

3 Washington, UT: Utah Budgie Society. Divisions J,N,I,C,R with ABS Judge John Miles. Washington City Historical Society Museum, 25 E. Telegraph. Contact: Kathy (801) 796-0210.

3-4 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.

3-4 Fayetteville, NC: Fayetteville Exotic Bird Sale & Mart. National Guard Armory, 449 E. Mountain Rd. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-4. Contact: Carl (919) 773-2700 or (919) 819-0224.

3-4 Gonzales, LA: Bird Show. Lamar Dixon Ctr. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 11-4. Contact: www.AvianExtravaganza.com.

3-4 Marietta, GA: The Georgia Cage Bird Society’s 51st Annual Bird Show & Sale. Jim R. Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Rd. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. $3; 12 & under, seniors & military in uniform free. Free parking. Contact: Bill (706) 538-1095; cjn@earthling.net; www.GACageBird.com.

3-4 Perry, GA: Georgia National Exotic Bird Fair Sale & Expo. Georgia National Fairgrounds, 401 Larry Walker Pkwy. (Exit 135 off I-75). 9-4. $4; under 10 free. Free parking. Contact: Michael (727) 834-9282; www.birdfairflorida.com

4 Cleveland, OH: Ohio Bird Fair. Holiday Inn Cleveland Westlake, 1100 Crocker Rd., Exit 156 off I-90. 10-4. $3. Contact: Marti (330) 518-9516; www.ohiobirdfair.com.

4 Fort Wayne, IN: Hoosier Bird Buddies Fall Fair. Allen Co. Fairgrounds, 2720 Carroll Rd. 10-4. $3; under 12 free. Contact: Contact: Tom (260) 572-5029 or Maggie (260) 244-9690; http://home.mchsi.com/~tmaldrich.

4 Fresno, CA: Central California Avian Society’s 39th Semiannual Bird Mart. Fresno Fairgrounds. 9-3. Contact: (559) 228-1737.

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

4 Sarasota, FL: Florida West Coast Avian Society Inc’s Exotic Bird Expo. Sarasota County Fairgrounds, Potter Bldg., Fruitville Rd. (Exit 210 off I-75). 10-4. $4; 10 & under free. Free parking. Contact: Pat (941) 475-7103; lynjupiter@comcast.net

4 St. Charles, MO: Bird Fair. 690 Elk Lodge, 560 St. Peters Howell Rd. (Hwy. 94 & Central School Rd.). 9-4. $3; 9 & under free. Contact: Toni (636) 462-4821; birdlovers1966@aol.com

10 Exton, PA: Chester County Bird Club’s 19th Annual Show & Mart. Judging finches, cockatiels lovebirds & parrots; SPBE, ALBS and NFSS judges. Church Farm School Founder’s Pavilion, 1001 E. Lincoln Hwy., (Bus. Rte. 30). 10-5. Contact: www.ccbirdclub.com.

10 Houston, TX: 4th Annual Song Competition. Judges: Tad Rykojc & Don Taylor. Holiday Inn Houston – Intercontinental Airport, 15222 John F. Kennedy Blvd. Rooms: $110; $79 (prepaid – 21 day advance non-refundable). Bird entry fee $8 each; $100 max. Non-chapter member fee $15. Contact: Ali (281) 320-9936.

10 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.

10 Stillwater, MN: Stillwater Exotic Bird Fair & Sale. VFW Hall, 5880 Omaha Ave. N. 10-3. Contact: Sheila (608) 362-4696; www.busybirdtoysandfairs.com

10-11 Paducah, KY: Four Rivers Bird Rescue 1st Annual Bird Fair. Cherry Civic Ctr., 2701 Park Ave. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. $3. Contact: Rhoda (270) 444-0385; www.fourriversbirdrescue.org.

10-11 Portland, OR: Columbia Canary Club 38th Annual Canary & Finch Show & Sale. Gresham Armory, 500 Division St. Sat. 10-5; Sun. 10-3. $1 each day. Free parking. Contact: Sandra (503) 792-3582 for canaries or Linda (503) 266-7606 for finches; sfoote@xpressdata.net.

10-11 Westwego, LA: Greater New Orleans Expo Bird Fair. John Alario Event Ctr., 2000 Segnette Blvd. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4:30. $5; under 6 free. Free parking. Contact: Ron (504) 831-7385; http://gnoexpo.com.

11 Lakeland, FL: Imperial Bird Club 19th Annual Bird Expo & Sale. Marchant Stadium, Tigertown. 9-4. $4; under 12 free. Free parking. Contact: Ramona (863) 858-6739; imperialbirdclub1@tampabay.rr.com; www.imperialbirdclub.org.

11 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) 973-928, www.wayoutwestbirdexpo.com.

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

15-17 Denver, CO: 58th National Cage Bird Show. Holiday Inn. Contact: (281) 487-1321; www.ncbs.org.

16-18 Claremont, CA: Great Western Budgerigar Society. Divisions J,N,I,C,R with ABS Judges: Louise Loepke: (C), Rick Millspaugh (I), Walter Loepke (N). Taylor Hall, 1775 Indian Hill Blvd. Contact: Audrey (626) 963-4918.

17 Newport News, VA: Peninsula Caged Bird Society’s Exotic Bird Festival. The Columbian Ctr., 12742 Nettles Dr. (I-64, Exit 256A Oyster Pt. Rd.). 9-4. Contact: Deb (757) 247-0168; www.vapeninsulacagedbirdsociety.org.

17-18 Grapevine, TX: Morning Star Expositions Bird Fair. Grapevine Convention Ctr., 1209 S. Main St. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-5. $4; under 6 free. Contact: W.D. Brown (214) 244-0350; www.birdsandpets.com.

17-18 Jackson, MS: 20th Semi-Annual Central MS Exotic Bird Fair. MS State Fairgrounds (I-55, exit 96B High St.). Sat. 9-5; Sun. 11-4. $3. Contact: Carri (901) 878-1307; www.birdshows.com.

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

18 Oak Creek, WI: Oak Creek Exotic Bird Fair. American Legion Hall, 9327 S. Shephard Ave. Contact: (608) 362-4696; www.busybirdtoysandfairs.com.

18 San Jose, CA: San Jose Bird Mart. Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Rd. Win a chance for early admission. Win a $100 shopping spree. 9-3. $7 ($6 w/ coupon); under 12 free. Contact: Contact: (408) 358-0882; www.SanJoseBirdMart.com.

18 Sparta, WI: Beak Boutique Exotic Bird Fair. 1615 Hwy 16 W. at Club 16. 10-3. $2; 5 & under free. Contact: Dave (608) 366-1146; naturalsoap@centurytel.net

18 West Palm Beach, Florida: Palm Beach Gardens Exotic Bird Fair. Amara Shrine Temple, 3650 R.C.A. Blvd. 9-4. $4; under 10 free. Contact: Michael (727) 834-9282; www.birdfairflorida.com.

24 Elmhurst, IL: Natioanl Institute of Red Orange Canaries (NIROC) Annual Bird Show. Waterford Quality Inn, 933 S. Riverside Dr. 9-4. Contact: Steve (708) 235-0505 for sale/vendors; or Sam (630) 971-8637.

24-25 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.

24-25 Webster, TX: Morning Star Expositions Bird Fair. Webster Civic Ctr., 311 Pennsylvania. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-4. Contact: W.D. Brown (214) 244-0350; www.birdsandpets.com

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

25 Plant City, FL: The Ammerman’s Exotic Yard Sale. Shade of Grandfather Oaks, off I-4 at Exit 25. 9-4. Contact: The Ammerman Family Farm, (813) 752-2230.


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