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Prospective Pre-K & K students invited to explore, preview St. Andrew’s School, Savannah

December 13th, 2019

PreK Kindergarten Savannah St. Andrew's School private

Join  St. Andrew’s School in Savannah for a morning of exciting, interactive, and hands-on experiences with Lower School teachers at St. Andrew’s School.

Meet, talk, and get to know current and prospective St. Andrew’s families while exploring the Pre-K and K programs from
your child’s perspective.

Call 897.4941, x. 452 or email hellew@saslions.com to make a reservation for your family or for more information. Space is limited.

Saturday at St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Is.
Jan. 25 2020
9-10:45AM
For Prospective Pre-K & K Students and Their Parents

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About St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s is a college preparatory school for Pre-K3 through Grade 12 located on Wilmington Island, Savannah.

The independent school offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and has been recognized
for the past five years as an Apple Distinguished School. St. Andrew’s School was named best Savannah private school in Savannah Magazine in 2016.

For more information, visit saslions.com

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941 ext 452, www.saintschool.com , email hellew@saintschool.com On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

(Savannah Holidays 2019) Trustees’ Garden Christmas Festival

December 13th, 2019

Trustees Garden Christmas Festival Savannah 2019 holidays events kids

Christmas Festival at Trustees Garden
Sat. Dec. 21 2019 11AM-7:30PM
Trustees Garden (Charles H. Morris Center) @ 660 E. Broughton St. (renovated historic buildings and green space).
Learn more here.

Trustees’ Garden presents a Winter holiday celebration with 100% chance of snow! REALLY! Get the family together and enjoy a day filled with fun activities for all ages, music, food, shopping, and an outdoor movie (bring your blankets!) to close out the night next to our 23ft Christmas Tree!
Featuring:
Fake Snow
Snow Tubing
Rock Climbing
Trackless Train
23ft Christmas Tree
Bouncy House
Portraits with Santa
Food Trucks/Vendors
Marketplace in the Metal Building
Musical Performances
Home Alone (1990) on Giant Screen in Kehoe Square

Tickets: https://trusteeschristmas.eventbrite.com
$15 All Day Pass (all ages)
$45 Family Pack of 4 All Day Passes

Questions?
info@trusteesgarden.com

(Savannah Holiday Camps) Angel Learning Center Winter Camp

December 12th, 2019

Savannah winter holiday camps 2019

Angel Learning Center in Pooler/Savannah  will offer an Arts & Crafts, STEM holiday camp during winter break 2019-20.

Holiday Camp will be Dec. 23-27 2019 and Dec. 30 2019-Jan. 3 2020, 8AM-5PM.

For ages PreK-12 years old.

Cost: $100/week.

To register, call or email 912.228.8228, info@angellearningcenter.com

Angel Learning Center
Pooler/Savannah
178 Basswood Dr
Savannah, GA 31407

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Savannah private schools: Admissions Test @ Benedictine Military School

December 12th, 2019

Benedictine Military School Admissions test 2020

If your son is interested in attending Benedictine Military School in Savannah then register him for Benedictine’s admission test held Sat. Jan. 11 2020, 8AM.

Founded in 1902, Benedictine Military School is an all-male, Catholic, college preparatory day school educating young men grades 9-12.

Freshman applicants must take the Admissions Test.  Learn more about Benedictine’s admissions process here.

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Benedictine Military School
6502 Seawright Drive
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 644-7000

Benedictine Military School, 6502 Seawright Dr. Savannah, GA 31406, tel: (912) 644-7000, On Facebook here.  Follow Benedictine on twitter here.  Benedictine Military School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

 

Parents’ Night Out @ Summit Gymnastics, Savannah

December 12th, 2019

Parents Night Out Summit Gymnastics Savannah childcare

Parents’ Night Out @ Summit Gymnastics, Savannah

Summit Gymnastics in Savannah will offer Parents Night Out for ages 4 & older Sat. Dec. 21 2019, 7-11PM.

Your kids will enjoy pizza & games while you get a childfree night.

Register online here. 

Register via phone or email by calling 912.921.1034 or email summit.frontdesk@yahoo.com

Summit Gymnastics, 74 W Montgomery Crossroads, Savannah, 31406, (912) 921-1034, On Facebook here.Summit Gymnastics is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah’s best home holiday lights displays 2019

December 11th, 2019

A local favorite holiday lights display of 80,000 lights for 2019 at a home at 24 Greatwood Way in Highlands Subdivision (Godley Park), Savannah, 31407. Lights are on at dark unless it’s raining.

Rockwell Family Christmas Lights @ 253 Cypress Creek Lane, Guyton, Ga 31312

Rockwell Family Christmas Lights 2019 display @ 253 Cypress Creek Lane, Guyton, Georgia 31312

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Driving around Savannah, Pooler & Richmond Hill looking at home holiday light displays and decorations is a favorite family tradition.

From colossal Santa snow globes to computerized Christmas lights animated with music, we have your guide to local home holiday light displays.

Kids especially love those computerized “dancing” lights display animated with music. Lights choreographed to blink, twink and fade in red, blue, green and white, in sync with a custom-mixed soundtrack of holiday tunes.

Want to add a home lights display to this list or let us know if one of the past favorites isn’t up this year? Please email us the info at anne@southernmamas.com

Past & present home holiday lights favorites 

*24 Greatwood Way Savannah Ga 31407 Godley Park in the Highlands Subdivisions (confirmed for 2019)
5:30-10:30PM
Neighborhood is gated with the gate closed at 7PM. Many more lights have been added this year, wrapping the entire house and walkways.

*116 N. Sheftall Circle (confirmed for 2019)
Wilmington Island, Savannah
Depending on weather, there will cotton candy and pink train rides on Saturday nights until Christmas.

*165 Bald Cypress Lane   (confirmed for 2019)
Bloomingdale, Ga.31302
Animated to 99.9 F.M. in front and large static display on side.
Lights on from dark til 9:30PM, unless raining.

*253 Cypress Creek Lane (confirmed for 2019)
Guyton GA 31312
Nightly 5:30-10:30PM
Animated to 99.3 F.M.  Friday nights is Movie Night (Fri. Dec. 13. Fri. Dec. 20, & Fri. Dec. 27) featuring lights changing in sync to Harry Potter music.

*1 Old Mill Court
Windsor Forest neighborhood
Savannah, 31419

*Corner of Timber Trail and Boyd Drive
Richmond Hiil, Ga.

*152 Crossing Circle (confirmed for 2019)
Rincon Ga.
Tune radio to 88.5 in your vehicle.

*116 Austin Way (confirmed for 2019)
Savannah

*Wilmington Island house: Take Penn Waller to Deerwood and turn right onto St Andrews Way.

*TMT Farm Christmas Lights Drive-Thru (Confirmed for 2019)
16710 Old River Rd N
Statesboro, Georgia 30461 (Lights are on 5:30PM-midnight until Dec. 29 2019)

Not yet confirmed for 2019

*156 Oakview Rd.
Rincon, GA 31326 (near Hwy. 21 @ Rahn Station Rd)

*9 Yorkshire Place
Kingswood subdivision
Savannah, 31406

*202 Blue Marlin Dr.
Seagate subdivision, Whitemarsh Island. (Lights on from at least 6 – 10PM nightly until New Years Eve, unless there is heavy rain. 100% of the money collected in donation box goes to Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

*40 Long Creek Lane
Richmond Hill GA 31324

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Find more holiday things to do in the SouthernMamas.com 2019 Savannah & Lowcountry Holiday Family Fun Guide. 

(Free with admission) Drop-In Studio @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

December 10th, 2019

Telfair Museums Jepson Center Savannah kids events

Daily Drop-In Studio
Daily | 1–4PM
Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center’s  Melaver Education Studio
FREE with museum admission. Find museum admission cost & hours here. 

Unleash your creativity and join Savannah’s Jepson Center in their studios every day for artmaking projects for all ages!

Work at your own pace and comfort level through an array of creative mediums such as watercolors, collage, calligraphy, origami, coloring books (for adults, too!), and much more. Each month features a special project designed to connect with a specific exhibition at the museum. A studio assistant is always on hand to answer questions and assist guests. Drop-In Studio is open year round and perfect for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Upcoming Drop-In Studio Projects @ The Jepson Center’s  Melaver Education Studio
Each month, the Jepson Center offers fun new art projects @ the daily Drop-In Studio to relate back to the exhibitions on view in the museum.

December theme is watercolor! The projects will relate to the William Kawamee-Poh exhibit and the Summons the Sea exhibit currently on view at the Jepson Center.

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Explore ArtZeum

While at The Jepson Center, visit ArtZeum, an interactive children’s museum space. It’s designed with young people in mind, but it challenges young and old alike to rethink their ideas about art. The ArtZeum features 14 activities exploring some big ideas about art: What is it? Why do we make it? How do we look at art? How do we value it?

Jepson Center for the Arts
207 W York St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401

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Holiday Camps 2019 & Tiny Tots Gym @ Summit Gymnastics, Savannah

December 10th, 2019

Holiday Camp Summit Gymnastics Savannah 2019 tumbling

Summit Gymnastics in Savannah will offer Holiday Camps 2019 for ages 4-10 on Dec. 23, 26, 27, 39 2019 and Jan. 2 & 3 2020 from 9AM-1PM.

Kids will partake in games, crafts & gymnastics lessons. Pick one or more days for $40 per day.

Register online via parent portal here. 

Registration closes Dec. 20 2019. 

Questions? Contact via phone or email by calling 912.921.1034 or email summit.frontdesk@yahoo.com

Summit Gymnastics, 74 W Montgomery Crossroads, Savannah, 31406, (912) 921-1034, On Facebook here.Summit Gymnastics is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

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Tiny Tots Play Time Summit Gymnastics Toddlers

Tiny Tots Playtime @ Summit Gymnastics in Savannah is typically offered Tuesdays & Thursdays.

During December 2019, it will be offered Thurs. Dec. 12; Tues. Dec. 17; Thurs. Dec. 19 2019.

After the holidays, Tiny Tots Playtime will resume Jan 7 2020 every Tuesday and Thursday.
Tiny Tots is for children ages 5 & younger & their caregivers.

Kids can enjoy trampoline, foam in-ground pit, bars, balance beams & more.

Tiny Tots Playtime
9:30-11AM Tuesdays & Thursdays
Call ahead to confirm: 912.921.1034
$5 per child (Cash only)
For ages 5 & younger

Questions? Email summit.frontdesk@yahoo.com

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Holiday Ornaments Workshop @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

December 10th, 2019

HOliday Ornaments Workshop Savannah

Holiday Ornaments Workshop 2019 @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Add a personal touch to the holiday season and create your own ornament for the Christmas tree or gift your creation to someone special.

Holiday Ornaments Workshop
Mon. Dec. 23 2019, 9:30-11:30AM
All ages welcome
$10 per person

Register online here. 

Savannah Cultural Arts Center
201 Montgomery St.
Savannah, GA 31401

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parent child dance

FREE Parent & Child Dance Class @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center
Fri. Dec. 27, 9-10AM (Ages 2-12 parent & child session)
Fri. Dec. 27, 12:30-1:30PM (Ages 8-12 solo session)
Free

A free, fun and interactive workshop ideal for families who want to learn dance basics or just have fun exercising together! Open to parents and caregivers with children aged 12 and younger.

Free but register online here.

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improv show kids savannah cultural arts 2019 holidays

Front Porch Improv presents a hilarious one-hour show @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center on Sat. Dec. 28, 2019, 12:30-1:30PM

This show is family-friendly, so bring the kiddos – and chock-full of interesting characters and funny scenes.

The audience is encouraged to shout out suggestions. Great for any age.

Tickets are $5.

Ages 5 and younger are free.

Buy show tickets online here.

Brought to you by the Savannah Cultural Arts Center.

Savannah Cultural Arts Center
201 Montgomery St.
Savannah, GA 31401

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storytime lawn savannah free

 

UPDATE: CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER: Free Storytime on the Lawn @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center.

10:30-11:30AM Sat. Dec. 14

Grab your blankets for storytime on the lawn, featuring the book “Snowflake Bentley.” Kids can also create  snowflake paintings. This event is free and open to the public.

Savannah Cultural Arts Center
201 Montgomery St.
Savannah, GA 31401

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Santa Islands Fire Department neighborhood visits 2019, Savannah

December 10th, 2019

Santa fire truck visits 2019 Wilmington Island

Islands Fire Department Santa neighborhood visits will be this Sat. Dec. 14 & Sun. Dec. 15, noon-6:30PM. See the 2019 route above for when and where Mr and Mrs Claus will be visiting Wilmington & Whitemarsh islands neighborhoods.

If you miss Santa on Saturday on Wilmington Is., join him at Wilmington Is. Publix at 5-6:30 PM, 155 Johnny Mercer Blvd., Savannah, GA 31410

If you miss Santa on Sunday on Whitemarsh Is., join him at Whitemarsh Is. publix, 5-6:30PM, 4717 Hwy. 80E, Savannah, GA 31410

FREE & open to the public.

See a larger map here. 

Savannah Educational Consultants for college counseling, tutoring, test prep & more

December 10th, 2019

Savannah Education Consultants

Savannah Educational Consultants website offers College Counseling, Career Development Services, Psychoeducational and Neuropsychological Evaluations, Academic Life Coaching, Support Services for students with learning disabilities, ADHD and ASD, and Tutoring for all grades and in all subjects, including SAT and ACT prep!

If you are interested in services or want more information, please call 912-238-9552.

Savannah Educational Consultants
130 Tibet Ave.
Suite 103
Savannah, GA 31406

Find on Facebook here.

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SouthCoast Health Osteopathic Physician: How to beat the worst of flu season

December 10th, 2019

SouthCoast Health doctors physicians

No one has time to be sick – especially during the holidays.

As we enter peak flu season in Savannah, check out SouthCoast Health physician Dr. Thomas Moriarity tips below to stay well this year  here. 

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Savannah schools: Open House @ Savannah Christian Preparatory School

December 9th, 2019

Savannah Christian Preparatory School private preschools

Join Savannah Christian Preparatory School at an upcoming Welcome Home Wednesday event and see for yourself why “It’s a great day to be a Raider!”

This unique experience begins at 9:30AM and will last between 60-90 minutes.

For more information, or to register for an upcoming date, please visit here. 

2019 Welcome Home Wednesday open houses

9:30AM Dec. 11 2019. Register here.

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More about SCPS

Savannah Christian Preparatory School (SCPS) is an independent, non-denominational PK-12 college prep Christian school.

Savannah Christian Preparatory School,  (912) 234-1653, www.savcps.com, On Facebook hereOn Twitter here.  Follow SCPS on Instagram at savannahchristianprep   Savannah Christian Preparatory School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Language learning celebration with Savannah Area Language Culture Exchange

December 8th, 2019

Savannah languages Spanish
You’re invited to celebrate the holidays multi-cultural style!

Friday, Dec. 13 at 7:30pm, Savannah Area Language Culture Exchange have their monthly language exchange, but this month they won’t just be exchanging languages.

Savannah Area Language Culture Exchange will also be sharing the comfort foods of the holidays from our homes around the world.

There will be games for the kids, so bring your favorite holiday food or drink (or both!) and the whole family!

Located at 206 E. 36 St. in Savannah, Savannah Area Language Culture Exchange shares a parking lot with the St. Joseph/Candler clinics.

Savannah Are Language Culture Exchange can’t wait to celebrate with you!

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Kindermusik Savannah playdates for ages 0-7

December 8th, 2019

kindermusik savannah chatham county toddlers kids music classes

Kindermusik Savannah warm, cozy December playdates are coming up Saturday the 14th and Wednesday the 18th!

Open for ages 0-7, these musical playdates will be celebrating the fun and the joy of winter weather.

Don’t miss this, because regardless of the outdoor weather… it’s going to SNOW in the Kindermusik classroom ❄️ That’s right – you gotta come to find out.

Each child will take home an instrument, 10 songs, and a $10 coupon for the weekly classes.

Cost is $18 for your first child and only $10 each for siblings.

Be sure to join Kindermusik Savannah for this delightful class as you create warm memories in the cold weather.

To enroll, visit kindermusikwith88keys.com or call 912-988-KEYS.

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Kids’ robotics classes & summer camps 2020 @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah

December 7th, 2019

robotics sylvan savannah

When Sylvan talks about STEM skills, they’re talking about the individual skills needed to do science, mathematics, and engineering, and those needed to use technology effectively.

At Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah, kids learn inquiry skills, critical thinking, collaboration, all in a fun, creative environment.

Give your child cool, hands-on experiences in STEM this summer, so you can inspire a leader of tomorrow. Find out why Sylvan is #1 for STEM in North America.

Classes run throughout 2020. Sign up for our January class and take a look at Sylvan’s Summer Camp offerings. Spaces are limited.

Call today and reserve your child’s place.

Call 912.355.2267 to register.

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