Fun Plus Potential Pets At Parrot Party

The Rainforest Clinic for Birds & Exotics will host its Rainforest Parrot Party on Sunday, March 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 3319 E Road in Loxahatchee Groves.

Family-oriented fun in the event’s second year will include vendor booths with a wide variety of parrot and pet supplies, educational talks by avian and animal experts, a variety of food trucks, live music, cane pole fishing and a bounce house for kids. Anyone looking for a pet will find potential companions among parrots from the Rainforest Adoption Garden and puppies from A Second Chance Puppies & Kittens Rescue and Destiny for Dogs.

The educational series features veterinarian Dr. Susan Clubb speaking about “Plants for Parrots: Nature’s Natural Enrichment,” Madeleine Franco on “Fat and Magical Bird Toys in a Lean Economy,” Barbara Heidenreich on “Parrot Behavior Q&A Over Skype,” and Mark McCarthy of McCarthy’s Wildlife on “Live Exotic Animal Presentation.”

Admission is free for kids under 12 and $5 for those 13 or older. Parking is free. Call Terry Timberlake at (561) 635-0676 for more info.