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PARROT EXPO - OCTOBER 5th 2019!

FEATURES

ANNUAL PARROT EXPO!! 

Parrot EXPO 2019 is scheduled for Saturday, October 5th at the Freeport Recreation Center, 130 E. Merrick Road, Freeport, NY.

This is the BIG one! Long Island’s only major exotic bird event boasts a full day (9AM-5PM) of shopping, fun and education for pet bird lovers! This year’s theme, PARROTS & PIRATES. The popular mini-series workshops, held throughout the day, will focus on both these aspects of the avian lifestyle.

This year’s EXPO keynote speaker is Concetta Ferragamo.  Concetta will be presenting on Behavior & Training and Foraging with your Parrots.  Nature Nick's Animal Adventures and Ye Pyrate Brotherhood will be on hand to make this a truly memorable event!

 

Enjoy the interactive education center where you can consult with longtime parrot owners about your own experiences in birdland! Learn which bird might be a good fit for your own family, share and learn from others’ avian behavior issues and ask all the ‘Why does my bird do that?’ questions you like! Get veterinarian and birdsitter referrals, enjoy the live parrots on display and much, much more! Want to adopt a parrot? Start here! Just steps away, visit the popular Meet the Vet area, where you can get to know local avian veterinarians before you have an emergency!

 

Shop the huge vendor arena, bursting with everything under the sun for pet birds and their human companions! Cages, food, toys, accessories, giftware and art! It’s a great opportunity for ‘pollyday’ shopping too! Try your luck at the raffle arena, where you’ll find a breathtaking array of bird related products and more! It’s like a World’s Fair for bird lovers!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FREE parking, handicapped accessible, ATM and snack bar on site

FREE full color EXPO Journal and Resource Guide for each attendee!

 

Interested in being a vendor? To view and print out a 2019 Vendor Packet  including Vendor Room Floor Plan!  

Click HERE   

 

 

 

 

(vendor pack best if downloaded on desktop or laptop, not mobile friendly)   

 

IMPORTANT NOTE TO VENDORS:  The Freeport Recreation Center will no longer permit the Long Island Parrot Society or vendors to borrow/use their flatbed dollies for loading and unloading supplies and merchandise.  Please bring YOUR OWN hand truck or dolly to the event. We apologize for the inconvenience.

 

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

 

General Admission:

9am - 5pm                 Adult...........................$10

   Senior (60+)...................$5

Child (under 12)............ $3

Child (under 2)..........Free

ONLY STAFF AND DESIGNATED VOLUNTEERS MAY BRING THEIR PARROTS TO THE PARROT EXPO

Please leave your feathered friends at home and bring them back lots of treats and toys!

Keynote Speaker:   Concetta Ferragamo

 

 

 

Vendor Pack

*Vendor Pack best downloaded on laptop or desktop, not mobile friendly

Face Painting 11AM-2PM 

9:00am

10:15am

11:00am

12:15pm

12:30pm

12:30pm

1:15pm

2:00pm

2:30pm

2:30pm

3:00pm

3:30pm

4:00pm

4:30pm

5:00pm

5:00pm

DOORS OPEN!! - LIPS Members get in FREE until 10am

Nature Nick's Animal Adventures Show

Keynote:  Concetta Ferragamo:  "Foraging with your Parrot"

Ye Pyrate Brotherhood:  "Pyrate Lore" (Mini-lecture Series)

FIRST SECTION RAFFLES CALLED

Nature Nick's Animal Adventures Show

Ray Young:  "Living with Macaws" (Mini-lecture series)

Keynote:  Concetta Ferragamo:  "Behavior and Training"

SECOND SECTION RAFFLES CALLED

Nature Nick's Animal Adventures Show

Pirate Costume Judging

Robert Gross:  "Living with Cockatoos" (Mini-lecture series)

SILENT AUCTIONS CALLED

FINAL RAFFLES CALLED

CLOSING TIME!

Unclaimed Raffles Called