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CONVENTIONS AND SEMINARS 2007

October

6 Freeport, NY: Parrot Expo presented by The Long Island Parrot Society, featuring Barbara Heidenreich and Liz Wilson. Special Girl Scout badge program, veterinary presentation and more. Freeport Recreation Ctr., 130 E. Merrick Rd. 9-5. $7; over 62 $3; under 12 $2. Contact: (631) 957-1100; www.liparrots.org.

6 St. Paul, MN: The 4th Annual Avian Behavior Conference. U of M CE Ctr. Speakers: Dr. Susan Friedman, Dr. Susan Orosz & Chris Shank. Mini workshop w/ Dr. Friedman included. 9-5. Contact: (612) 861-6300; www.aviansuites.com.

6 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 Tallahassee, FL: Blessing of Animals. Bring your pet to be blessed in the Mission's re-created 17th-century church. Pets will receive treats, and photographs of individual blessings will be available for purchase. Mission San Luis, 2021 W. Mission Rd. Free admission. 10-2. Contact: (805) 487-3655.

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

13 Sewickley, PA: Basic Care. 10AM. Bird Rooms & Outdoor Aviaries. 12PM. 200 Broad St. Contact: (724) 378-7588; www.pitpeac.org.

13 Alexandria, VA: Nourish to Flourish II, A Cooking Class for Parrots. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Fairlington Presbyterian Church, 3846 King St. Contact: (866) 749-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.

13 Alexandria, VA: Behavior Workshop, Concept Review and Hands-On Training. Fairlington Presbyterian Church, 3846 King St. 12:30-3. Contact: www.phoenixlanding.org.

13-14 College Station, TX: The 10th Annual South Texas Avian Symposium. Conference Ctr., 1300 George Bush Dr. Seminar fee: $150; Discount fee: $130. Contact: Ed (210) 342-6928; www.rcbctx.org.

14 Roanoke, VA: Nourish to Flourish II, A Cooking Class for Parrots. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Huntington Court United Methodist Church, Social Hall, 3333 Williamson Rd. 12:30-2:30. Contact: (866) 749-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.

16 Anchorage, AK: Avian Basic Care and Avian Gourmet – A Healthy Parrot is a Happy Parrot. BP Energy Ctr., 900 E. Benson Blvd. 6-9PM. Contact: PEAC (907)929-BIRD; www.akpeac.org.

20 Akron, OH: Basic Bird Care (required for adoption). Hilton Akron/Fairlawn, 3180 W. Market St. 10AM. Contact: (440) 349-1700; www.clevelandpeac.org.

20 Charlotte, NC: Pamela Clark. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: (866) 749-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.

20 Costa Mesa, CA: Parrot Safety. Balearic Rec. Ctr., 1975 Balearic Dr. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200; www.peac.org.

20 Pittsburgh, PA: Nutrition/Basic Care/Safety. 300 Cumberland Rd. Contact: Pgh. Parrot Rescue (412) 761-2268; www.pittsburghparrotrescue.org.

20 Matthews, NC: The Optimal Environment by Pamela Clark. Matthews United Methodist Church, 801 S. Trade St., Room 220. 1-3. Contact: www.phoenixlanding.org

20-21 Burlington, New Jersey: Bird Paradise 4th Annual Parrot Palooza with Dr. Irene Pepperberg and Sally Blanchard. Supporting the Alex Foundation. 551 Rt. 130 South. Contact: (609) 747-7777.

21 Durham, NC: What About Those Feathers? By Pamela Clark. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Five Oaks Club House, 5109 Pine Cone Road 1-3. Contact: (866) 749-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.

21 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.

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

27 Frederick, MD: Behavior Workshop, Building A Positive Relationship With Your Parrot. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1415 West 7th St. 10-12. Contact: www.phoenixlanding.org.

28 San Diego, CA: Parrot Personalities and Feather Destructive Behavior. Marina Village Conference Ctr., 1936 Quivira Way, Room D-6. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200; www.peac.org.

SHOWS & FAIRS 2007

October

6 Aberdeen, MD: Maryland All Canay Club’s Annual Canary & Finch Show. Clarion Hotel Aberdeen, 980 Hospitality Way (I-95, Exit 85). Free admission. Contact: Jonathan (703) 929-3536; jonbsmith@cox.net or Judith (301) 842-2956.

6 Des Moines, IA: Great American Bird Show hosted by Mid America Cage Bird Society. Airport Holiday Inn Conference Ctr., 6111 Fleur Dr. 9-5. Contact: (352) 799-7294; www.GreatAmericanBirdShow.org.

6 Lawrence, KS: Kansas Cage Bird Expo & Sale. Knights of Columbus Hall, 2206 E. 23rd St. 9:30-3:30. $4; 6 & under free. Contact: Ramona (620) 856-5108 or Mike (620) 429-1872.

6 Portland, OR: Fall Bird Festival. Quality Cage Co., 5942 SE 111th Ave. (I-205, Foster Rd. Exit). 10-4. Free, open to the public. Free parking. Contact: (503) 762-2607; www.birdfest.net

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Mason, OH: Ohio Valley Classic Budgie Club Show & Great Midwest Budgerigar Society. Days Inn, 9735 Mason-Montgomery Rd. Divisions: J, N, I, C & R. ABS Judge Leon Saad & Gene Johnson. Contact: Emil (937) 902-1431; marshland@voyager.net

6-7 Pensacola, FL: Southern Bird Expo. Pensacola Fl. Fairgrounds, 6655 Old Mobile Hwy., Exit 7A off I-10. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-4. $4; under 10 free. Contact: Virginia (251) 675-7783; www.vgbirdsunltd.com.

7 Liberty, NY: Catskill Exotic Bird Club 17th Annual Pet Bird Show. Liberty Ambulance Corps Bldg. 10-5. Contact: Matt (845) 292-5242; www.birdclub.com.

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

13 Brooklyn, NY: The Kings County Canary Club’s 21st Annual Show & Bird Mart. St. Jude’s Hall, 9301 Seaview Ave. (Rockaway Pkwy., Exit 13 on Belt Pkwy). Contact: Kathy (718) 332-3413; KanaryKate@aol.com

13 Corpus Christi, TX: Costal Bend Companion Bird Club & Rescue Mission’s Fall 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.

13 Fenton, MO: Canary Show and Sale. Stratford Inn, 800 S. Hwy. Dr. 9-3. Free admission. Contact: http://stlouiscanarieslimited.blogspot.com.

13 Fort Worth, TX: Fort Worth Texas Bird Mart. Will Rogers Exhibit Hall, 3300 Burnett/Tandy Dr. 10-6. $5 Adult, $3 Seniors, $1 Under 12. Contact: Ann or Mike (817) 478-8320; www.thebirdmart.com.

13 Grandview, MO: The Greater Kansas City Avicultural Society’s Fall Bird Fair. Coronation of Our Lady Church Gym, 13000 Bennington. 9-4. $2; 10 & under free. Contact: Maria (816) 803-1874; hillsbirds@aol.com.

13 Houston, TX: Canary & Finch Society’s Annual Show & Fair. Crowne Plaza Hotel, 12801 NW Fwy., US 290. Contact: Helen (281) 324-4100; http://canaryfinchsociety.tripod.com/id4.html.

13 Las Vegas, NV: Las Vegas Bird & Exotic Pet Expo. Cashman Convention Ctr., 850 Las Vegas Blvd. at E. Washington. 9-4. $4. Contact: James (702) 683-8608; jrdrennan@cox.net.

13 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.

13-14 Nashville, TN: The Middle Tennessee Cage Bird Club’s Exotic Bird Fair & Show. Tennessee State Fairgrounds, 1125 Wilson Dr. Sat. & Sun. 9-4. Surgical sexing by Dr. Scott McDonald. Contact: Bob (270) 825-3628; eddiestoo@yahoo.com.

13-14 Richardson, TX: Morning Star Expositions Bird Fair. Richardson Civic Ctr., 411 W. Arapaho Rd. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-5. $4; under 6 free. Contact: W.D. Brown (214) 244-0350; www.birdsandpets.com.

13-14 Windsor, Ontario, Canada: Essex-Kent Cage Bird Society 32nd Anniversary Annual Show. Fogolar Furlan Club, Udine Complex, 1800 EC Row, N. Service Rd. Contact: Julianne (519) 948-6398; www.essexkentcbs.com.

14 Brooksville, FL: West Florida Avian Society Inc. 16th Annual Birdmart. 9-4. Contact: Bob (352) 212-6879

14 Santa Rosa, CA: Redwood Empire Caged Bird Club Exotic Bird Expo & Sale. Kraft Hall at Sonoma Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd. Contact: (707) 526-5505 or (707) 546-1776.

14 Wichita, KS: Parrot Education & Entertainment People’s Fall Bird Fair. Sedgwick County, 4-H Bldg., 21st & Ridge Rd. 9:30-4:30. $2; 12 & under free. Contact: (316) 943-7708; ParrotPeople@PEEPClub.org

14 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; www.ohiobirdfair.com.

20 Albany, NY: Capital District Cage Bird Club’s 14th Annual Pet Bird Mart. Best Western Hotel, Wolf Rd., (Exit 4 off Rte. 87). 9-5. $4. Under 12 free. Contact: Pat (518) 765-5706 or Bruce (518) 862-9650; www.timesunion.com/communities/bird

20 Baltimore, MD: Baltimore Bird Fanciers Annual Bird Show. Tall Cedars Hall, 2501 Putty Hill Ave. No finch show. 9-4. $4. Contact: Carol (410) 239-1928; drhaynesesq@yahoo.com.

20 Brooklyn, NY: New York Finch & Type Canary Club Show. St. Jude Church, Coyne Hall, 1677 Canarsie Rd. 8-10 Entries; 10-4 Judging. Contact: Nizam (718) 835-8590 or Stan (718) 967-6899; barstand@aahawk.com

20 Grand Rapids, MI: Great Lakes Avicultural Society’s 31st Annual Fall Bird Fair & Expo. Delta Plex Entertainment & Expo Ctr., 2500 Turner NW. 10-4. Contact: Marcia (616) 361-0140; mawtiel@aol.com; Joyce (616) 458-9041; kepchaso@sbcglobal.net.

20 Grandview, MO: The Greater Kansas City Avicultural Society’s All Bird Show. Coronation of Our Lady Church Gym, 13000 Bennington. Judging begins at 9AM. ABS, ACS, ALBS, IPS, NCA, NFSS, SPBE. Contact: Anthony (816) 737-1464; earlcourts@sbcglobal.net.

20 Pawtucket, RI: Rhode Island Budgerigar Society 52nd Annual Budgerigar Show. Howard Rogers Post #25, McCallum St. Contact: Lou (401) 724-8732

20 Redwood City, CA: Redwood Budgie Hobbyists, Community Ctr., 1400 Roosevelt Ave. Divisions J,N,I,C,R with ABS Judge Louise Loepke. Contact Ken (209) 522-4617.

20-21 Albuquerque, NM: New Mexico Bird Club’s Fall Bird Mart. National Guard Armory, 600 Wyoming Blvd., NE. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. $4; 12 & under free. Contact: Vicky (505) 832-0159; sales@birdshows.com; www.birdshows.com.

20-21 Morganton, NC: Smoky Mountain Cage Bird Society’s 27th Feathered Festival. Collett Street Rec. Ctr., 300 Collett St. Contact: Michael (828) 433-8036 (Day) or (828) 439-8477 (Night); Tereasa (828) 656-2674.

21 Largo, FL: Suncoast Avian Society, Inc. Exotic Bird Fair. Minnreg Bldg., 6340 126th Ave. 9-4:30. $3. Contact: Mari (727) 726-6864; Whoward7@tampabay.rr.com.

21 Oak Creek, WI: Oak Creek Exotic Bird Fair. American Legion Hall, 9327 S. Shephard Ave. Contact: (608) 362-4696; lorogal@aol.com; www.SanJoseBirdMart.com.

26-27 Newark, NJ: National Gloster Canary Show. Sheraton Newark Airport, 128 Frontage Rd. Judge: Raquel King. Contact: Cheryl (203) 263-8221

27 Bedford, NH: Birds of a Feather Avicultural Society (BOAF) 20th Annual Show and Mart. Quality Inn & Wayfarer Convention Ctr. 9:30-4. Contact: Robert (603) 472-7431; publicity@boaf.com; www.boaf.com.

27 San Antonio, TX: Morning Star Expositions Bird Fair. Alzafar Shriners Temple, 901 N. Loop 1604 West. 9-5. Contact: W.D. Brown (214) 244-0350; www.birdsandpets.com

27 Visalia, CA: Sequoia Budgerigar Society. Divisions J,N,I,C,R & Pet with ABS Judge Terry Travis. Visalia Convention Hall, 303 E. Acequian Ave. Contact: Mary Ann (209) 533-3496.

27 Warren, MI: Motor City Bird Breeders Bird Expo. Warren Community Ctr., 5460 Arden. 10-5. $3; under 12 free. Contact: Pat (586) 296-2957 or Lori (586) 727-9286

27 York, PA: Castle Enterprises’ Bird Extravaganza featuring Avian Health Network benefit Birdie Bingo & free children’s activity area. York Expo Ctr., Horticulture Hall, 344 Carlisle Ave. 9-4. $6. Contact: Lori (717) 957-4241; www.PetBirdShows.com

28 Columbus, OH: Ohio Bird Fair. Radisson Inn Worthington, 7007 N. High St., Exit 23 N off I-270. 10-4. $3. Contact Marti: (330) 518-9516; www.ohiobirdfair.com.

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

28 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. Contact: Charles (407) 855-3367; www.ebsoa.org.

28 Springfield, MO: Mo-Kan Cage Bird Club Bird Fair. Executive Conference Ctr., 910 W. Battlefield. Contact: (620) 856-5108


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