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  • Sat
    05
    Jan
    2013

    ASPCA Webinar: Bird Housing, Enrichment, and Care

    12:00 - 1:00 PM, PST

    This free, 60-minute webinar will benefit any shelter, rescue or foster parent who cares for birds. This is the second session in a four-part avian care webinar series. In this session, avian expert Dr. Leslie Sinn will explain in depth how to provide a high quality of life for the birds in your shelter and foster homes. Topics will include:

    • Housing, including bird rooms, quarantine, cages, location, furnishings, and social housing
    • Environmental enrichment
    • Cleanliness and sanitation
    • Bird health, including grooming, signs of illness, emergency care, and first aid supplies.

    For more information or to register, visit the ASPCA Professional website.

  • Sat
    12
    Jan
    2013

    The 2013 Bay Area Pet Expo

    10 AM - 6 PM

    Santa Clara County Fairgrounds Expo Hall 344 Tully Rd San Jose, CA

     

    MickaCoo Pigeon & Dove Rescue volunteers and birds will be at the 2013 Bay Area Pet Expo and we need you!

    Please join us!
    Beautiful MickaCoo volunteers & birds meeting the public
    Saturday, January 12, 2013
    10AM to 6PM
    Parking is $8
    http://www.bayareapetexpo.com 
  • Tue
    22
    Jan
    2013

    ASPCA Webinar: Avian Care for Shelters and Rescues

    12:00 - 1:00 PM, PST

    This free, 60-minute webinar will benefit shelters or rescuers wanting a quick overview of ways to improve the quality of life and health for birds in their care. This is the first session in a four-part avian care webinar series. In this session, avian expert Dr. Leslie Sinn will review topics central to basic avian care:

    • Identification
    • Handling
    • Housing
    • Nutrition
    • Safety issues including toxins and quarantine
    • Behavior.

    For more information or to register, visit the ASPCA Professional website.

  • Sat
    02
    Feb
    2013

    Grand Opening for Berkeley Animal Care Services

    11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    1 Bolivar Drive
    Berkeley, California

    Berkeley Animal Care Services is celebrating the grand opening of their new shelter and MickaCoo has been invited to participate. Volunteers and birds are needed to join the party, so please let us know if you can be there! Contact us for more information.

     
  • Tue
    05
    Feb
    2013

    ASPCA Webinar: Bird Housing, Enrichment, and Care

    12:00 - 1:00 PM, PST

    This free, 60-minute webinar will benefit any shelter, rescue or foster parent who cares for birds. This is the second session in a four-part avian care webinar series. In this session, avian expert Dr. Leslie Sinn will explain in depth how to provide a high quality of life for the birds in your shelter and foster homes. Topics will include:

    • Housing, including bird rooms, quarantine, cages, location, furnishings, and social housing
    • Environmental enrichment
    • Cleanliness and sanitation
    • Bird health, including grooming, signs of illness, emergency care, and first aid supplies.

    For more information or to register, visit the ASPCA Professional website.

  • Tue
    19
    Feb
    2013

    ASPCA Webinar: Normal Avian Behavior

    12:00 - 1:00 PM, PST

    This free, 60-minute webinar will benefit any shelter, rescue or foster parent who cares for birds. This is the third session in a four-part avian care webinar series. In this session, avian expert Dr. Leslie Sinn will explain how behavior affects care and will discuss aspects of normal bird behavior such as:

    • Social behaviors
    • Understanding body language
    • Pair bonding
    • Nesting
    • Vocal and non-vocal communications.

    For more information or to register, visit the ASPCA Professional website.

  • Sat
    23
    Feb
    2013

    MickaCoo Birds at For Other Living Things!

    11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    1261 South Mary Avenue
    Sunnyvale, CA 94087
    408-739-6785

    MickaCoo Pigeon and Dove Rescue at For Other Living Things

    For Other Living Things is a pet shop that's friendly to critters, people, and the earth. On Saturday, February 23, they'll be hosting MickaCoo birds in their shop. Come and visit or, better yet, volunteer with us and bring your pij in pants!

  • Tue
    05
    Mar
    2013

    ASPCA Webinar: Managing Behavior Issues in Pet Birds

    12:00 - 1:00 PM, PST

    This free, 60-minute webinar will benefit any shelter, rescue or foster parent who cares for birds or who responds to pet bird owners and potential adopters.  This is the fourth session in a four-part avian care webinar series. In this session, exotic animal veterinarian and board certified behaviorist Dr. Valarie Tynes will discuss how to recognize the most commonly seen pet avian behavior problems. She will also explore why these problems develop and how to aid bird owners and potential adopters. 

    For more information or to register, visit the ASPCA Professional website.

  • Sat
    23
    Mar
    2013

    MickaCoo Birds at For Other Living Things!

    11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    1261 South Mary Avenue
    Sunnyvale, CA 94087
    408-739-6785

    MickaCoo Pigeon and Dove Rescue at For Other Living Things

    For Other Living Things is a pet shop that's friendly to critters, people, and the earth. On Saturday, March 23, they'll be hosting MickaCoo birds in their shop. Come and visit or, better yet, volunteer with us and bring your pij in pants!

  • Sat
    06
    Apr
    2013

    MickaCoo Garage Sale!

    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    728 Linda Mar Boulevard
    Pacifica, CA 94044

    Benefit Garage Sale for MickaCoo!Lots of cool stuff -- small to big -- great deals! Meet pigeons in pants! 100% of proceeds support MickaCoo Pigeon & Dove Rescue! The location is off Highway 1, east of Denny's Restaurant, between De Solo & Peralta. We also need volunteers on 4/6 & donations for the sale. If you have sale-worthy stuff to donate to the cause, please email Cheryl: chezd3@yahoo.com. Thank you!

  • Thu
    25
    Apr
    2013

    MickaCoo Presents to Redwood Empire Caged Bird Club

    7 PM

    6470 Redwood Drive, Rohnert Park, CA

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  • Sat
    27
    Apr
    2013

    MickaCoo Birds at For Other Living Things!

    11AM - 2PM

    1261 South Mary Avenue
    Sunnyvale, CA 94087
    408-739-6785

    MickaCoo Pigeon and Dove Rescue at For Other Living Things

    For Other Living Things is a pet shop that's friendly to animals, people, and the earth. On Saturday, April 27th, they'll be hosting MickaCoo birds in their shop. Come and visit or, better yet, volunteer with us and bring your pij in pants!

  • Wed
    01
    May
    2013

    Secrets of Pigeons & Doves

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    Oakland Zoo

    Zimmer Auditorium

     

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    Presentation by Elizabeth Young

  • Sat
    04
    May
    2013

    WingDing Festival

    10-3

    Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve

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  • Sun
    05
    May
    2013

    Leftovers Sale & Benefit for MickaCoo

    11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Leftovers Consignment Store 1350 Van Ness Ave (at Bush) SF CA

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    Amazing treasures 15% off!  Cupcakes!  Pigeons in Pants!  Support MickaCoo Pigeon & Dove Rescue! 

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  • Sat
    11
    May
    2013

    Noah's Ark Day

    10AM - 2PM

    Christ the Lord Episcopal Church
    592 Tennent Avenue
    Pinole, California

    Noah's Ark Day

    Christ the Lord Episcopal Church is hosting this free event. It will include animal demonstrations, presentations on animal care, and adoptions for dogs, cats, and birds. MickaCoo pigeons will be in attendance and we'd love to have you there, too. Please let us know if you can join in the fun!

  • Sat
    11
    May
    2013

    Marin Human(e) Race

    9-12

    Marin Center Fairgrounds & Lagoon, San Rafael CA

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    Come by and meet MickaCoo volunteers and pigeons in pants! 

    www.marinhumanrace.org

  • Sat
    18
    May
    2013

    The Whole Enchihuahua

    12PM - 3PM

    Dolores Park, San Francisco

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    It's almost time for the third annual celebration of The whole Enchihuahua! Join us for a day of pet-related fun, adoptions, and the catwalk costume contest. MickaCoo needs volunteers for this event. Please get in touch with us if you can participate.

  • Sat
    18
    May
    2013

    Hayward Animal Shelter Open House

    1PM - 5PM

    16 Barnes Court
    Hayward, CA

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    MickaCoo will have Pigeons in Pants at the Hayward Animal Shelter Open House. Come see us -- or bring your pij and volunteer!

  • Sat
    25
    May
    2013

    MickaCoo Birds at For Other Living Things!

    11AM - 2PM

    1261 South Mary Avenue
    Sunnyvale, CA 94087
    408-739-6785

    MickaCoo Pigeon and Dove Rescue at For Other Living Things

    For Other Living Things is a pet shop that's friendly to animals, people, and the earth. On Saturday, May 25th, they'll be hosting MickaCoo birds in their shop. Come and visit or, better yet, volunteer with us and bring your pij in pants!

  • Sat
    01
    Jun
    2013

    SFACC Maddie's Pet Adaptathon

    10AM - 6PM

    SF Animal Care & Control
    1200 15th Street
    San Francisco, CA

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    This is a HUGE and wonderful 2 Day Pet Adoptathon AND MickaCoo will be there with Pigeons in Pants. Please visit us there or volunteer with us if you can!

  • Sat
    08
    Jun
    2013

    This Flock Rocks!

    2PM - 5PM

    Sports Basement
    1590 Bryant at 15th
    San Francisco, California

    MickaCoo's Big Event for 2013 will be held on June 8 at The Sports Basement in San Francisco. Join us for lots of feathery fun, food & festivities, including:

    • a live band
    • great raffle prizes
    • a presentation by internationally recognized specialist in bird medicine, Dr. Brian Speer, and of course . . .
    • pigeons in pants!

    Suggested donation $20. Please RSVP ASAP! First 50 to RSVP get a free raffle ticket!

     

  • Wed
    12
    Jun
    2013

    Donations Earn 50% Bonus! GlobalGiving Bonus Day!

    6 AM PST - Noon

    Online at Global Giving for MickaCoo Pigeon & Dove Rescue

    Donations Earn 50% Bonus Match!

    Please mark your calendars and set your alarm clocks! Starting at 6 AM PST on Wednesday, June 12th, donations made to MickaCoo through GlobalGiving will earn a 50% Bonus Match (!!) until funds run out (usually before noon).

    This June Bonus Day, GlobalGiving is matching donations up to $1,000 per donor at different percentages based on organization’s Partner Rewards Level: 30% for Partners, 40% for Leaders, and 50% for Superstars. (MickaCoo is a SUPERSTAR!) There is $90,000 available in matching funds and they're offering a $1,000 bonus award for the project with most individual donors and another for the most money raised. Matching begins at 6 am PST and lasts until funds run out!

  • Sat
    15
    Jun
    2013

    MickaCoo at Wiggle Waggle Walk in Alameda

    11AM - 2PM

    Location: Harbor Bay Ferry Terminal 1141 Harbor Bay Parkway - Alameda, CA 94502

    Come meet pigeons in pants and enjoy MickaCoo's Palomacy!

     

    Come meet pigeons in pants and enjoy MickaCoo's Palomacy!

  • Sat
    13
    Jul
    2013

    East Bay SPCA Adoptathon

    10AM - 3PM

    Jack London Square
    Oakland, CA

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    The East Bay SPCA Adoptathon is coming up soon and MickaCoo will be there with pigeons in pants! Please join us as a volunteer or stop by to say hello.

    For information or directions to Jack London Square, visit  www.jacklondonsquare.com.

  • Sun
    04
    Aug
    2013

    Nihonmachi Street Fair

    10:30AM - 6PM

    Japantown
    San Francisco, California

    Elizabeth and PigeonWe need volunteers to help us make new friends for pigeons & doves at the 40th Annual Nihonmachi Street Fair in Japantown. Please contact us if you can join us!

     

     

  • Sat
    10
    Aug
    2013

    MickaCoo Garage Sale #4

    9AM - 3PM

    728 Linda Mar Boulevard
    Pacifica, California

    MickaCoo Garage SaleWe need YOU, YOUR DONATIONS or BOTH!!!

    Come find lots of cool stuff -- small to big -- great deals! Meet pigeons in pants! 100% of proceeds support MickaCoo Pigeon & Dove Rescue! The location is off Highway 1, east of Denny's Restaurant, between De Solo and Peralta. We also need volunteers on 8/10 and donations for the sale. If you have sale-worthy stuff to donate to the cause, please email Cheryl: chezd3@yahoo.com. Thank you! 

  • Sun
    08
    Sep
    2013

    MickaCoo at The Solano Stroll

    10 AM - 6 PM

    We will be with Berkeley Animal Care Services between Evelyn & Masonic in front of 1241 Solano in Berkeley

    DSCF8629Be a part of our Pigeon Diplomacy Team! This is one of the Bay Area's biggest & best street fairs!

    Solano Stroll through Berkeley & Albany

    Over five hundred vendors, non-profit organizations, food booths and entertainers. Begins at 10 am with the opening of Solano Avenue businesses and Stroll booths and the kick-off is the theme parade with about 100 groups. After the parade, you can visit one of 50 entertainers, 50 food booths, 150 juried arts and crafters, state of the art mechanical rides, and 150 community non-profit and government organizations, not to mention the unique and popular professional services, restaurants, and shops already here on Solano Avenue. You will hear the best in local music, dance and other performances and absolutely stunning costumes from all over the globe! This is a family event featuring a special area set aside just for kids that offer giant slides, carnival games, clowns, jugglers, stilt walkers, face paintersmagicians, and more!

  • Sat
    21
    Sep
    2013

    MickaCoo at the Cupertino Fall Festival

    10 AM - 6 PM

    Memorial Park in Cupertino, CA (at Mary Ave & Stevens Creek)

    d4Come help MickaCoo make new friends and adopters for pigeons & doves! Meet birds, ask questions, have fun!

    Cupertino Fall Festival is returning to Cupertino Memorial Park. The event is co- presented by the Rotary Club of Cupertino and the World Journal. Free parking is available across the street at De Anza College.

    There will be information on seed saving, organic heirloom tomato growing strategies in the Bay Area, and cooking and canning your own tomato sauces.

    Education is a major part of the festival. Activities begin in the Earth Zone, with presenters providing tips and information on sustainability, wellness and emergency preparedness. Businesses and nonprofit groups will display the latest energy-saving programs, alternative vehicles and other green activities at their booths.

    The cultural fair will show off traditions from countries around the world through displays and interactive activities. The park's amphitheater stage will also highlight musical and dance performances from around the world.

    New this year will be the addition of the Greensteaders' Tomato Bash. This event, previously held in a separate location, focuses on local farming and garden-grown organic heirloom tomatoes. The event will provide more than 60 varieties of heirloom tomatoes for tasting and seed saving.

    There will also be tomato-flavored ice cream and heirloom ketchup to sample, as well as a variety of finger foods.

    For younger visitors, the Kids Zone will feature rides, jump houses and crafts, as well as a petting zoo.

    Local high school Amnesty International groups will be sponsoring an area dedicated to raising awareness on local human rights issues with games and activities. A variety of international gourmet food trucks will also be on hand.

  • Sat
    28
    Sep
    2013

    MickaCoo at MHS Woofstock Adoptathon & Concert

    10 AM - 5 PM

    Marin Humane Society
    151 Bel Marin Keys Blvd
    Novato, CA

    Screen Shot 2013-08-27 at 1.18.59 PMThis is a wonderful event in primo pigeon & dove adoption territory! Please come help us in our Palomacy! (MickaCoo will train & loan birds if needed)

    Marin Humane Society's Fifth Annual Woofstock Adoptathon & Benefit Concert

  • Sat
    28
    Sep
    2013

    Kensington Animal Fair

    11AM - 3PM

    Community Center
    59 Arlington Ave
    Kensington, CA

    Kensington FairAll Creatures Great & Small- Blessing of the Animals. Rescues, Presentations, Stetson the Kissing Horse, Pigeons in PANTS!

     

     

     

  • Sat
    05
    Oct
    2013

    SF Walk for Farm Animals

    11AM - 2PM

    SITE CHANGED to:

    Rolph Nicol Playground -- corner of Eucalyptus Dr. and 24th Ave, Next to Lowell High School  at 1101 Eucalyptus Dr, SF, CA 94132

    SF Walk for Farm AnimalsJoin MickaCoo and help make new friends (and sanctuaries!) for pigeons (squab!!!) at the S.F. Bay Area Walk for Farm Animals.

    The walk will be attended by Gene Baur, President of Farm Sanctuary, Joe Holland of VegNews, Josh Tetrick of Hampton Creek Foods, and over 250 of your farm animal loving friends. Come out and raise money for farm animals and the programs of Farm Sanctuary. For $15 preregistered and $25 onsite, enjoy the Rockabilly music of Blue Note Cats, family and dog friendly activities and amazing food at the best celebration and fundraiser for farm animals of the year! Raise $100 for farm animals and receive a Walk t-shirt! Kids are free.

  • Sun
    06
    Oct
    2013

    MickaCoo at Mickaboo Avian Adoption Fair

    9AM - 5PM

    Shadow Lakes Golf Course Event Center 401 W. Country Club Drive (at Balfour Road) Brentwood, CA 94513

    Screen Shot 2013-10-01 at 11.56.23 AMAlong with many wonderful Mickaboo-rescued parrots available for adoption, MickaCoo Pigeon & Dove Rescue will be there too!

    Come meet us and our sweet, quiet, gentle birds, some of which will be wearing pants!

     

     

     

  • Wed
    23
    Oct
    2013

    Early Bird GlobalGiving +30% Bonus Match Hour!

    6AM-7AM PST

    http://www.globalgiving.org/projects/mickacoo-pigeon-and-dove-rescue/

    Sunrise 081713Make a tax-deductible donation to MickaCoo via GlobalGiving on Wednesday, October 23rd between 6 & 7 AM and your donation will be matched with a 30% bonus!

     

     

     

  • Sat
    26
    Oct
    2013

    MickaCoo & Pigeon Presentation @ SCVAS' Wildlife Education Day

    10AM - 3PM

    BlackBerry Farm 21979 San Fernando Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014

    SCVAS'1378034_591896207539525_294905878_n 22nd Annual Wildlife Education Day will take place on Saturday, October 26th at BLACKBERRY FARM in Cupertino, from 10AM-3PM (please note new location and time for 2013!). Sponsored by SCVAS, Wildlife Education Day has become one of the premier festivals in the Bay Area where hundreds of families come together to celebrate and learn about birds, nature, ecology, and wildlife. Over a dozen nature-related organizations will provide live animals demonstrations, educational presentations, free hands-on activities, early morning bird walk, nestbox and bird feeder construction, and more (like a special Pigeon Presentation by Elizabeth!). This event is free!

  • Sun
    27
    Oct
    2013

    SFACC Pet Pride Day!

    11AM - 3PM

    Sharon Meadow, Golden Gate Park

    SFACC Pet Pride Day 2013Join San Francisco Animal Care and Control in celebration of the fluffiest-tail-wagging-feathered-scaled-finned citizens in San Francisco and the people that love them. The public will be bringing their families and of course, their pets to the 20th Anniversary celebration of Pet Pride Day!

    Pet Pride Day will include a Halloween costume contest, working animal demonstrations, Pet Trick contest and the Bay Area’s best pet services and products -- and, of course, pigeons in pants! Come visit MickaCoo at Pet Pride Day or join us as a volunteer.

  • Sat
    23
    Nov
    2013

    Special XY Unlimited Live Concert for MickaCoo Volunteers!

    3-5
    2601 Mission Street, Suite 500, at the corner of 22nd Street, SF CA
    2 blocks from 24th Street BART, On the MUNI 14 line

    PLEASE RSVP!

    XY Unlimited & CliveXY Unlimited is a band and vocal group that aims to inspire harmony nerds and acappella enthusiasts everywhere with their blend of sophisticated four-part vocals and contemporary pop/rock. The L.A.-based foursome forges a distinct style that falls somewhere between Fallout Boy and CSNY, featuring soulful lyrics, playful audience interaction and boyish charm galore. XY currently plays acoustic and full-band shows for fans of catchy, harmony-driven music nationwide.  

    Thank you to Mission Alchemy Event Space for so generously hosting us!
     Street parking along 22nd Street is all one hour meters west of South Van Ness.  The cross streets, and the numbered streets east of South Van Ness, are not metered and are not a permit area, so you can park there.  There is also a parking garage at 22nd and Bartlett, one block west of our office.

     www.xyunlimited.com 

  • Sat
    07
    Dec
    2013

    BIRD PEOPLE PARTY! (MickaCoo @ Mickaboo Holiday Party)

    5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

    Third Workplace 7000 Sunne Lane, #112 Walnut Creek, CA 

    Pigeon Party by Pony  www.ponybox.co.ukJoin MickaCoo Pigeon & Dove People and our BFFs from Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue! It's a BIRD PEOPLE PARTY!

     

     

    Featuring: silent auctions, raffles, homemade desserts, delicious buffet, good company, and holiday cheer and MORE!

    Cover Charge: $20/Adult, $35/Couple.  Pay online or pay at the door. (Proceeds benefit our host Mickaboo's parrot rescue)

    Want to Help with the Party?  Learn more and sign up here.

    More details here

     

     

  • Sun
    08
    Dec
    2013

    MickaCoo @ Peace & Social Justice Holiday Fair

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    First Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall, 1140 Cowper Street, Palo Alto

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    Holiday Peace and Social Justice Craft and Info Fair

    Sunday, December 8
    11:00 am – 2:00 pm
    First Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall, 1140 Cowper Street, Palo Alto

    Celebrate the great work being done by organizations in our community and around the world!

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    Help promote fair trade while doing your holiday shopping!
    Learn about great social justice & peacemaking organizations!
    Reduce your carbon footprint this holiday season.
    Enjoy free holiday snacks & beverages.
    Have fun!

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