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Calendar:

SAT, JUN 29, 2019
Bird Club Picnic, Abbott Park, 11AM-3PM
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TUE, JUL 2, 2019
NO EDUCATIONAL MEETING UNTIL AUG 6

SUN, JUL 28, 2019
Board Meeting at Denny's, 3950 Debarr Road, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, AUG 6, 2019
Educational Meeting

SUN, AUG 18, 2019
Homeless Animals Day at the Alaska Zoo!
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SUN, AUG 25, 2019
Board Meeting at Denny's, 3950 Debarr Road, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, SEP 3, 2019
Educational Meeting

SUN, SEP 22, 2019
Board Meeting at Denny's, 3950 Debarr Road, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, OCT 1, 2019
Educational Meeting
"Foraging"

SUN, OCT 27, 2019
Board Meeting at Denny's, 3950 Debarr Road, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, NOV 5, 2019
Educational Meeting

SUN, NOV 24, 2019
Board Meeting at Denny's, 3950 Debarr Road, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, DEC 3, 2019
Holiday Potluck and Board Elections

SUN, DEC 29, 2019
Board Meeting at Denny's, 3950 Debarr Road, Anchorage, 10-Noon


 

Basket Toy

Materials Needed:

  • One stainless bell
  • Straws
  • Shredders
  • Chains
  • Beads
  • Wood
  • Jute Thread

Assemble all the pieces and tools needed. Low-cost baskets can be found at many second-hand stores. Look for an all natural basket with no laquer or dyes.


Make up three strings of assorted items and thread them through the basket. Add the stainless bell. Take the straws, squiggle several to add to the chains and then thread them through the basket. This is tons of fun and you get to practice your weaving techniques!


The finished product will look similar to this. There are no rules as to how it has to look when you are finished, especially if your bird helps you!

 

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