Monthly Meetings

Beginning in January 2022 we will be meeting in person again at a new location: The Clackamas Community Clubhouse, located at 15711 SE 90th Avenue, Clackamas, OR, on the second Saturday of most months.  We will aim to have a Zoom option at every meeting, Zoom instructions will be emailed to all members prior to each month's meeting.

Board meetings start at 1:30pm.  General meetings start at 2:30pm. These meetings, as well as additional club events are included in the Event Calendar below.

Directions to Clackamas Community Club:

From the South: I-205 North to exit 12 for OR-212 E toward OR-224 E/Damascus/Estacada.  Use middle lane to turn right onto OR-212E.  Turn left at the 1st cross street onto SE 82nd Drive.  Turn left onto SE St. Helens Street.  Turn left onto SE 90th Avenue.  Destination will be on the left after a right hand curve.  Smaller of the two buildings (was once a residence).

From the North:  I-205 South.  Take exit 12A to merge onto OR-212 E toward Damascus.  Merge onto OR-212.  Turn left onto SE St. Helens Street. Turn left on SE 90th Avenue.  Destination will be on the left after a right hand curve.  Smaller of the two buildings (was once a residence).

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Event Calendar

Columbia Canary Club Meeting
(Zoom option will be available)
Saturday, July 9, 2022
Board Meeting 1:30pm
Show Committee Meeting 2:00pm
General Meeting 2:30pm

Clackamas Community Club House
15711 SE 90th Ave. Clackamas, OR  97015

 

Columbia Canary Club Cage Bird Show & Sale
Saturday, October 29, 2022
9am - 4pm
Oregon State Fairgrounds
Salem, OR

Contact: Dan Pitney
(503) 866-9524

 

THE PREZ SEZ

We made it through the wet Memorial Day weekend holiday, at least the flowers are beautiful, and the hummingbirds love them.  Hopefully you had a chance to see a few (both flowers and hummingbirds).  Now if we can get to some warm weather it will help as the birds start to molt.

Speaking of molting, the feathers are flying around here.  There must be something interesting we could do with all these lovely colored feathers; do you have any ideas?  A cool bath water is a big help getting the birds through this tough time.  I use a tablespoon of mouthwash to a gallon of water every several days.  How about you?  Special care needs to be taken at this time when the birds are at their weakest time of the year.

 

Prayers are needed for our country with what our families are going through from politics, school shootings and illnesses. Chuck and Nina are slowly getting better, it is a hard one when your life has revolved around birds, it can be hard to move on.  Beth and Bill are slowly getting better with time, prayers appreciated.

 

Hope to see you at our next meeting either in person or on Zoom.  We hold both on Saturday, June 11th with the Board Meeting starting at 1:30 pm, Show Meeting at 2:00pm and the regular meeting at 2:30 pm.

 

Refreshments will be provided by Debbie and Cynthia.  The program will be Randy Smith talking about how she got started in birds.  Be ready to share what you do for your birds during molting season.

Blessings to all,

 

Sandy