We are proud to announce Purple Martin meetings and gatherings taking place all over North America. Please feel free to attend these events as they are all open to the public. If you would like to post your meeting or gathering, please fill out the form at the bottom of the page and we will get your information posted as soon as possible.



2017 16th Annual Purple Martin Spectacular

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Friday, August 18, 2017
Sunday, August 20, 2017

Time: 9:30AM to 3 PM
Where: Maurice River Township-Cumberland County NJ
Open to the Public: 6:15PM

General Comments: Enjoy a Dessert Cruise aboard the “Bonanza II”Directions: Located on 39th Ave, east of Parkview Drive (across from the old ski jump)

Slowly cruise the Maurice River at sunset with local purple martin expert Allen Jackson and other CU Maurice River representatives.  A selection of desserts, fruits and soft drinks is provided.   

Reservations are required. The cost is $40 per person, please pay in advance.

The boat cruise is approximately 3 hours and we go RAIN OR SHINE.  For reservations, contact Doreen Homan at our office (856-300-5331) or email her at [javascript protected email address].   Cruises depart from the Bayshore Center at Bivalve’s dock. 2800 High Street - Port Norris, NJ 08349 at 6:15pm.

 Tours sell out well in advance. So secure your spot now!

 Pay for your tickets by credit card at or make a check out to “Citizens United” and mail it to PO Box 474, Millville, NJ 08332-0474.

If you would like Doreen to process your credit card payment – call her at the number above.  (In the comments or note section of the credit card or check payment – let us know that your payment is for the Purple Martin Spectacular and the date of the trip you are booking.)




Wisconsin Purple Martin Association

Date: Third thursday of every month from March thru July 
Time: 6:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Where: Plymouth, Wisconsin, Wisconsin
Open to the Public: Yes

Contact Info: Tom Rank

Directions: Generations,located within the Plymouth Intergenerational Center 1500 Douglas Drive, Plymouth WI. 53085

General Comments: The purpose of these meetings will be to educate people about Purple Martins and their history, inform and assist current and prospective landlords, view demonstrations and displays, and talk with successful landlords. for more information visit us at: or find us on Facebook here.

Purple Martin Landlords of N Texas/monthly meeting schedule

Date: Thursday evenings
Time: 7 PM to 9 PM
Where: Grand Prairie, Texas
Open to the Public: Yes

Contact Info: Gisela Fregoe

Directions: BETTY WARMACK BRANCH LIBRARY 760-Bardin Road GRAND PRAIRIE, TX 75052  972-237-5772

General Comments:

Purple Martin Society of Frederick MD

Date: Last Wednesday of the month, March through August
Time: 6:00 PM
Where: Frederick, Maryland
Open to the Public: Yes

Contact Info:

Chet Anderson (club website)
[javascript protected email address] (301) 972-8983

Directions: Call for latest information.

General Comments: Informative casual meetings, meet with Landlords and other wannabees! Movies, slides, guest speakers, outings and visits to PM sites. No dues. We usually meet on the last Wednesday of the Month.  March through August. 

Purple Martin Society of Collier County Meetings

Date: On the third Monday of each month.
Time: Times vary.
Where: Naples, Florida
Open to the Public: Yes

Contact Info: Bill Dietrich

Directions: The Village Inn, 1921 Davis Boulevard near U.S. 41 East, Naples Florida (location and times subject to change - for more information).



  1. Are you a PMCA member?
  2. Open to the public?
  3. Free educational materials desired
  4. Is this an annual event?