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CONVENTIONS AND SEMINARS

September 2007

1, 8, 15, 22, 29 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

2 Hemet, CA: Avian Basic Care. Elks Lodge, 1305 W. Florida Ave. 1PM. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200; www.peac.org.

8 Pittsburgh, PA: Behavior Problems & Understanding the Wild Side. RMU, Patrick Henry Ctr., Hopwood Hall. 10AM. Contact: (724) 378-7588; www.pitpeac.org.

8 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.

8 Washington, DC: Foraging for Parrots with Scott Echols, DVM. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: (866) 749-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.

9 Roanoke, VA: Nourish to Flourish II, A Cooking Class for Parrots. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: (866) 749-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.

13-16 Moline, IL: Midwest Birding Symposium. Stoney Creek Inn & Conference Ctr. Contact: www.visitquadcities.com/midwestbirding

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

15 Costa Mesa, CA: Living With Macaws. Balearic Rec. Ctr., 1975 Balearic Dr. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200; www.peac.org.

15 Kansas City, MO: Beak n Wings 7th Annual Fall Bird Expo. Metropolitan Community College Exhibit Hall, 1775 Universal Ave. Featuring Mattie Sue Athan. Session One: Specializing in the Development of Behavior; Session Two: How Bringing Up Baby Can Go Wrong, Set Up For Failure and Special on Cockatoos. Session One 11-12:30; Session Two: 2:30-4. $25 each; $40 for both. Contact: (913) 722-2632 or (816) 415-4626; www.beaknwings.org.

18 Anchorage, AK: Common Behavior Problems and Wild About African Greys. BP Energy Ctr., 900 E. Benson Blvd. 6-9PM. Contact: PEAC (907)929-BIRD; www.akpeac.org.

22 Asheville, NC: Nourish to Flourish II, A Cooking Class for Parrots. Hosted by the Phoenix Landing Foundation. Contact: (866) 749-5634; www.phoenixlanding.org.

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

22 San Diego, CA: The Truth About Cockatoos and Everything Your Parrot Wants You To Know. Marina Village Conference Ctr., 1936 Quivira Way, Room D-6. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200; www.peac.org.

23 San Diego, CA: Behavior Problems and Avian Diseases (The 4 P’s). Marina Village Conference Ctr., 1936 Quivira Way, Room D-6. Contact: PEAC (619) 287-8200; www.peac.org.

29 Franklin Park, IL: Northern Illinois Parrot Society’s 5th Annual Flying Into Knowledge Seminar. Centre at North Park, 10040 Addison St. Featuring Dr. Branson Ritchie, Jean Pattison, Tim Sullivan & Dr. Peter Sakas. 8-5. $55 for members; $65 for non-members; after Aug. 1 $75 for all. Contact: (847) 254-0591; www.nipsparrot.org.

SHOWS & FAIRS


September 2007

1 Reno, NV: Reno Area Avian Enthusiasts’ Exotic Bird Expo. 9-5. Contact: Pat (775) 826-9714; nora@sdi.net

1 Tulsa, OK: Oklahoma Avicultural Society’s Fall Bird Fair. Tulsa Convention Ctr., 100 Civic Ctr., 6th & Houston. 9-5. $2; under 6 free. Contact: Mary (918) 437-3343; www.okbirds.com

1-2 Chicago, IL: Chicagoland’s 2-Day Exotic Bird Fair & Supply Sale. Dupage County Fairgrounds, 2015 W. Manchester (I-355, Exit Rt. 38). Sat. 9-5; Sun. 11-4. $3. Contact: Carri (901) 878-1307; www.birdshows.com.

1-2 Fort Worth, TX: Morning Star Expositions Bird Fair. Will Rogers Memorial Ctr., Brown Lupton Exhibit Hall, 3401 W. Lancaster. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-5. $4; under 6 free. Contact: W.D. Brown (214) 244-0350; www.birdsandpets.com.

1-2 Houston, TX: Houston Budgerigar Society’s Annual Show, Raffle & Auction. Crowne Plaza Brookhollow Hotel. Contact: Carroll (713) 299-1470; myerscl@worldnet.att.net or Steve www.houstonbudgerigarsociety.com.

1-2 Montgomery, AL: Central Alabama Avicultural Society Inc. 23rd Annual Show & Fair. Quality Inn Suites, 2705 E. South Blvd. Sat. & Sun. 9-5. Free admission. Contact: Cindy (334) 288-6498; tedsexton@bellsouth.net.

1-2 Warwick, RI: New England Cockatiel Breeders & Exhibitors (NECBE) NCS Quadruple Cockatiel Show. Crown Plaza Hotel at the Crossings, 801 Greenwich Ave. 2 shows per day. Contact: Wendy (401) 732-0693; necbe2007@yahoo.com.

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

2 Sarasota, FL: Labor Day Exotic Bird Fair Bash. Robart’s Arena, Potter Bldg., 3000 Ringling Blvd.9-4. $3; under 12 free. Free gift for first 100 adults. Contact: (941) 301-6727.

8 Berryville, VA: Maryland Budgerigar Society. Divisions J,N,I,C,R with ABS Judge Gary Hicken. VFW Hall, 425 Buckmarsh St. Contact: Kitty (540) 955-3265.

8 Hayward, CA: Northern California Budgerigar Society. Centennial Hall, Rm. 4, 22292 Foothill Blvd. Divisions J,N,I,C,R with ABS Judge Russ Roberts. Contact: Robert (510) 569-3792; robertcave@aol.com

8 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.

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

8-9 Johnson City, TN: Exotic Bird Club of North East Tennessee’s 18th Annual Bird Fair & Sale. VFW Post 2108, 2518 Funkhouser Rd. (I-26, Exit 24). Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. Contact: Linda (423) 283-9972; www.ebcnet.com

8-9 Lake San Marcus, CA: Budgie Fanciers of San Diego County 50th Anniversary. Lake San Marcus Resort and Country Club, 1025 La Bonita Dr. Divisions J,N,I,C,R with guest judges Jorge de Pina, ABS Judge Terry Travis & ABS Judge Rick Millspaugh. Contact Terry (760) 726-1735.

8-9 Webster, TX: Morning Star Bird Expositions. Webster Civic Ctr., 311 Pennsylvania. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-4. Contact: W.D. Brown (214) 244-0350; www.birdsandpets.com

8-9 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.

9 Granada Hills, CA: Tri-Vallye Bird Fair. Granada Pavillon, 11128 Balboa Blvd. 9-3. $4; under 12 free. Contact: Bob (818) 362-3984; www.bird-a-fair.com

9 Indianapolis, IN: Central Indiana Cage-Bird Club Fair. Marion County Fairgrounds, 7300 E. Troy Ave. Contact: Sue (765) 521-2999 or (765) 465-0606; www.cicbc.info.

15 Bremerton, WA: Olympic Bird Fanciers 3rd Annual Bird Mart. Kitsap County Fairgrounds, Presidents Hall, 1200 NW Fairgrounds Rd. 10-5. Contact: (360) 876-7755; ParrotCrazy2003@msn.com.

15 Crowley, TX: North Texas Cockatiel Club Annual Show. Crowley Community Ctr. in Bicentennial Park. 8-4:30. Cockatiel show only. Contact: Royce or Barbara (817) 572-6262; bsirwin1029@netzero.com.

15 Kansas City, MO: Beak n Wings 7th Annual Fall Bird Expo. Metropolitan Community College Exhibit Hall, 1775 Universal Ave. Featuring Mattie Sue Athan seminar in two sessions: $25 each, both sessions $40. $5 for show; under 10 free. Contact: (913) 722-2632 or (816) 415-4626; www.beaknwings.org.

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

15-16 Forest Park (Atlanta), GA: Tim Vogle’s SE Exotic Bird Fair. Atlanta State Farmers Market Exhibit Hall. Contact: (770) 593-3962; www.birdfairs.com.

16 Fenton, MO: Missouri Cage Bird Association Fall Bird Fair. Stratford Inn, 800 S. Hwy. Dr. 10-4. Contact: Lisa (314) 968-0957.

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

16 Perris, CA: Bird Mart. Perris Fairgrounds, 18700 Lake Perris Dr. 9-4. $5; 16 & under free w/ adult. Free parking. Contact: (951) 325-2102; birdsnparadise@msn.com.

16 San Francisco, CA: San Jose Bird Mart. Cow Palace, Geneva & Santos St. Win a chance for early admission. Win a shopping spree. 9-3. $7 ($6 w/ coupon); under 12 free. Contact: (408) 358-0882; www.SanJoseBirdMart.com.

16 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) 776-6998; (727) 393-0810; suncoastexoticbirds@tampabay.rr.com

16 Toledo, OH: Ohio Bird Fair. Clarion Hotel Toledo, 2340 S. Reynolds Rd. (1 block N. of pike by Heatherdowns). 10-4. $3. Contact: Marti (330) 518-9516; www.ohiobirdfair.com.

19-21 Las Vegas, NV: SuperZoo. Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Contact: (888) 999-7295; www.wwpia.org.

20-23 Portland, OR: The American Budgerigar Society’s Annual General Meeting & All American Show. Holiday Inn, Portland Airport Hotel & Trade Ctr. Contact: Chet (425) 337-7190; www.abs1.org.

22 Gainesville, FL: Pet Market Show. Alachua County Fairgrounds. Under 10 free. Contact: Bobby & Kay (352) 376-9038; www.petmarketshows.info.

22 Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh Area Bird Fair. Washington County Fairgrounds (I-79, Exit 41). Two shows w/ “That Guy with Birds.” 10-4. $3. Contact: Bruce (724) 693-0402; www.butlersbirdbreeders.com

22 Portland, OR: District 12 All American Committee. Divisions J,N,I,C,R with ABS Judge Gary Hicken, Russ Roberts & Rick Millspaugh. Holiday Inn - Portland Airport Hotel & Trade Ctr., 8439 NE Columbia Blvd. Contact: Chet (425) 337-7190; AA07@kendra.com.

22 San Antonio, TX: Alamo Exhibition Bird Club Fall Mart. Live Oak Civic Ctr. 9-5. $3; 12 & under free. Contact: Kathy (830) 424-3817 or Judy (830) 303-4080.

22 Westmont, IL: Finch and Softbill Breeders and Exhibitors Club (FSBEC) Annual Finch and Softbill Show. Knights of Columbus Hall, 25 N. Cass Ave. Contact: Bob (630) 740-7389; r.peers@comcast.net.

22-23 Cleveland, TN: SE TN Aviculture Society’s Fall Fair and Show. Stuart School, Keith & 20th St. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 9-5. $2; 8 & under free. Contact: Janet (423) 472-1306; jamesP241@wmconnect.com; Show: Lisa (423) 263-0483; wlmurphy@usit.net.

23 Dayton, OH: Bird Fair & Auction. Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 1043 S. Main St. 10-4. Contact: (937) 848-4819; sugarcrk@erinet.com.

23 Port Charlotte, FL: Caged Bird Club of Charlotte County Annual Bird Fair. Charlotte County Fairgrounds, 2333 El Jobean Rd., (Rt. 776). 10-4. $3; under 10 free. Contact: Sue (941) 627-4402 or Pam (941) 815-0879; www.caged-bird-club.com.

29 Grapevine, TX: Fort Worth Fall All Bird Club Show. Grapevine Convention Ctr., 1209 S. Main St. Contact: Jerry jerryeason@mindspring.com.

29 Little Rock, AR: Little Rock Exotic Bird Fair. Jacksonville Community Ctr., 5 Municipal Dr. Sat. 9-3. $3. Contact: Carri (901) 878-1307; www.birdshows.com.

29-30 Asheville, NC: NC Mountain Bird Fair. National Guard Armory, 75 Shelburn Rd. Sat. & Sun. 9-4. $3; under 12 free. Contact: Marvin (828) 231-5927; Charles (828) 298-0499; or Carl (919) 773-2700.

29-30 Hillsboro, OR: 29th Unique Animal Expo & Pet Fair. Washington County Fairplex. Contact: (503) 717-8484 or (503) 738-6996; www.uniqueanimalexpo.com.

29-30 Lafayette, LA: Acadiana Bird Club’s Biannual Bird Fair. Heymann Ctr., 1373 S. College Rd. Sat. 9-5; Sun. 10-4. Contact: Belinda (337) 896-1697; www.acadianabirdclub.com.

30 Cincinnati, OH: Ohio Bird Fair. Holiday Inn Sharonville, 3855 Hauck Rd. 10-4. Contact: Marti (330) 518-9516; martiis@aol.com; www.ohiobirfair.com

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

30 Medina, OH: Exotic Bird Fair Expo. Medina Fairgrounds Community Bldg., 735 W. Lafayette Rd., (Rte. 42). 10-4. $3; younger children $1; Free parking. Contact: Gracey or Dave (330) 723-0158; exoticbirdfairexpo@zoominternet.net.

30 Paso Robles, CA: Mid State Bird Mart. Paso Robles Mid State Fairgrounds, 24th & Riverside. 9-3. Contact: Roy (805) 239-3633.

30 Reading, PA: Castle Enterprises’ Thrifty Birds Mart. Sheraton Reading Hotel, 1741 Paper Mill Rd. 9-4. $5. Contact: Lori (717) 957-4241; www.PetBirdShows.com

30 West Palm Beach, FL: Exotic Bird Fair & Sale of West Palm Beach. National Guard Armory, 3193 Gun Club Rd. 9-4. $4; under 10 free. Free parking. Contact: Michael (727) 834-9282; www.birdfairflorida.com


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