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Low Country Counseling offer child therapy for anxiety, self esteem in Savannah

October 26th, 2020

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CHILD THERAPY @ Low Country Counseling in Savannah

Therapy for children and tweens (ages 5-14) for mental health concerns surrounding anxiety, depression, ADHD, self-esteem, and handling stressful emotions.

Other areas addressed in therapy include assertiveness skills, school support, parent/child bonding, peer and sibling relations, and social skills. Play therapy techniques are used to help younger children express themselves and develop age-appropriate tools for coping.

Learn more here. 

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If you or a loved one is in need of support, Low Country Counseling offers specialized therapy for individuals, moms, couples, families, and teens. Contact Low Country Counseling for any questions or to schedule an appointment. Help is available.

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Savannah Cultural Arts Center free at-home activity: character development

October 26th, 2020

at-home Halloween kids' activity Character Savannah Cultural

How do actors become their character?

This imagination-engaging activity from the Savannah Cultural Arts Center helps beginning actors learn and practice character development skills.

Just in time for Halloween, try out this technique with your costume!

Find the instructions here. 

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Community Basketball in Savannah open to kids in grades Kindergarten-8th grade

October 26th, 2020

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Your kids are invited to participate in intramural basketball @ Calvary Day School in Savannah.

This is a community program. Your child does not need to attend Calvary to participate.

COASTAL SAVANNAH 3V3
Boys and Girls
For grades Kindergarten – 8th
Cost: $125

Registration includes a game jersey and 8 guaranteed games.

Maximum rosters of 5 so that all kids will play.

Registration ends Dec. 12 2020.

Email wworthington@calvarydayschool.com for any questions.

Learn more here. 

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All-Virtual SCAD Savannah Film Festival 2020

October 25th, 2020

SCAD Savannah Film Fest 2020 virtual

The first all virtual SCAD Savannah Film Festival presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design is going on this week through Sat. Oct. 31.

No lines. No crowds. No waiting to get inside.

Tickets and passes are on sale now.

See what’s streaming at scad.edu/filmfest.

We’re looking forward to the animated Wolfwalkers at 11AM Sat. Oct. 31 (pictured above); coming-of-age music-comedy Electric Jesus; the documentary That’s Wild; the documentary Kusasa; and Oscar and Emmy winner Regina King’s feature directorial debut, One Night in Miami starring Hamilton Tony winner Leslie Odom, Jr. as Sam Cooke.

Kindermusik Savannah November musical playdate for ages 0-7

October 25th, 2020

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Calling all 0-7 year olds and their caregivers: Get on board for the musical ride of the month.

“On the Road” is Kindermusik Savannah’s November play date theme. Join Kindermusik for some special together time with your little ones- you’ll play instruments, move, listen to music, sing, have story time and more.

Each child will get an instrument to take home and 10 Kindermusik songs to keep.

Only one class will be held and spaces are limited: Sat. Nov. 14 2020 at 10AM.

To enroll your child, visit kindermusikwith88keys.com

Text 912-432-5885 for more info.

Kindermusik…A Good Beginning Never Ends.

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(Savannah Halloween events) Tricks, Treats & Trains @ Georgia State Railroad Museum

October 25th, 2020

Trick Treat Georgia Railroad Museum Savannah Coastal Heritage

There is still time to register for this special Halloween event, Tricks, Treats, & Trains, a socially distanced trick-or-treating experience at Georgia State Railroad Museum in Savannah this Sat. October 31, 2020, 10AM-12 PM.

Georgia State Railroad Museum is a large, open-air historic site with plenty of space for safe social distancing. Costumed staff and volunteers handing out treats will be positioned throughout the outdoor museum for participants to trick-or-treat. Halloween-themed activities will also be offered throughout the day at Savannah Children’s Museum from 9:30AM-2:30PM.

Tickets for Tricks, Treats, & Trains are $5 per person 18-months-old and up. A discounted combination ticket including admission to Savannah Children’s Museum and Tricks, Treats, & Trains are $10 per person.

Your Coastal Heritage Society Membership entitles you to FREE admission to Tricks, Treats, & Trains. Become a member online here. 

Pre-registration is required. Registration will close at midnight the day before the event.

To register for Tricks, Treats, & Trains, click here.

For the safety of all staff and guests, we will be observing social distancing protocols and implementing enhanced sanitizing procedures. All participants are required to wear a face covering for the safety of others.

For more information regarding Tricks, Treats, & Trains, contact Dan McCall at (912) 651-6840 ext. 302 or dmccall@chsgeorgia.org.

For any questions regarding your Coastal Heritage Society Membership, contact Ashley Rainge at (912) 651-6840 ext. 301 or arainge@chsgeorgia.org.

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(Savannah schools) Tours & Open Houses of Blessed Sacrament School

October 23rd, 2020

If you’re looking for a home to educate your child,  there are upcoming opportunities to learn more about Blessed Sacrament School in Savannah, a private pre-K through 8th grade school.

Taste & Tour Open House
Mon. Oct. 26, 6-7:15PM
Parents/Adults only. To ensure proper social distancing, only 10 couples per event. Masks must be worn.
RSVP 912.356.6987.

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament here.

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Savannah schools Blessed Sacrament private

If you are looking for a faith-based challenging, nuturing school for your children, come see why Blessed Sacrament School is the smart start for your child’s education.

Virtually tour Blessed Sacrament’s PreK-Kindergarten classes.

Save the date
Virtual Open House
Thurs. Nov. 12 2020, 9AM

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR. 

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament here.

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, www.bss-savannah.org, 1003 E. Victory Drive, Savannah 31405. On Facebook here 912-356-6987. Blessed Sacrament Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Savannah PreK, Kindergarten: Advanced Academics microschool in Savannah

October 22nd, 2020

PreK Kindergarten Advanced Academics microschool Pooler

Advanced Academics in Pooler

Advanced Academics in Pooler five-days a week Early Learning Program PreK & Kindergarten for ages 4 and 5 is $250 a month. Choose from English or Bilingual/Spanish. Learn more here.

Advanced Academics in Pooler microschool offers full-day sessions for homeschoolers and early learners on a small campus in Pooler, as well as enrichment classes. Enrichment classes are open to the public.

Advanced Academics can customize education for each child.

Advanced Academics
email: adv.aca.mail@gmail.com
912-348-2017
405 Hwy 80, Suite 104
Pooler, GA 31322

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Savannah United Winter Soccer Training open to boys & girls, ages 7-18

October 22nd, 2020

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Registration is now open for Winter Soccer Training in Savannah with Savannah United for boys and girls, ages 7-18

Week 1: Dec. 7-10 • 6-7:30PM
Week 2: Dec. 14-17 • 6-7:30PM

Location:
Jennifer Ross Soccer Complex
7221 Sallie Mood Drive
Savannah GA 31406

Registration Options:
Week 1: $125 Week 2: $125
Week 1 & 2: $250

For more information or to register call 912.691.2472 or visit SavannahUnited.com

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Pooler Police Department Trick-or-Treat

October 22nd, 2020

Pooler Police Department Trick Treat 2020

 

Pooler Police Department TRICK-OR-TREAT

Bring your kids by the Pooler Police Department this Monday-Friday Oct. 26-Oct. 30 between 9AM-5PM to receive a Halloween goodie bag from Pooler police.

They can’t wait to see you and your costumes.

Savannah Private Schools: Fall 2020 Open Houses, Tours for Prospective Families

October 21st, 2020

Savannah private schools preK, preschools kindergarten

Admissions season has begun! Visit Savannah’s schools @ these open houses to get to know the schools yourself.

Upcoming Savannah private school Fall 2020 open houses & ongoing school tours for prospective families include:

Blessed Sacrament School 
Schedule a tour of Blessed Sacrament School in Savannah, a landmark pre-K through 8th grade Catholic school. Call 912.356.6987.
Details here.

Taste & Tour  Open House @ Blessed Sacrament School, 6-7:15PM Mon. Oct. 26, 2020. Registration required. For families who are school searching. Details here. 

PreK-K Virtual Open House @ Blessed Sacrament School. Registration required. For families who are school searching. 9AM. Thurs. Nov. 12, 2020 Virtually tour Blessed Sacrament’s PreK-Kindergarten classes. Details here. 

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Advanced Academics microschool, Pooler
Open House, 9AM-2PM Oct. 28. Details here. 

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Benedictine Military School, Savannah
Benedictine Military School (grades 9-12) After Hours School Tour, 6-7PM Nov. 10. Details here. 

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Risen Savior Christian Academy in Pooler
Tour this private school’s recently expanded campus & meet staff members.
NOW ENROLLING: Preschool – ages 2-4
Elementary – K-7th grade (New grade added each year)
Details here.

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Veritas Academy in Savannah
Virtual tour of this private school Thurs. Nov. 5, 2020, 6-7PM
PreK-12th grade
Details here. 

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Calvary Day School in Savannah
Campus Tours are by appointment and are offered Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays throughout the school year. Please call admissions department at (912) 351-0700 or email admissions@calvarydayschool.com to schedule your tour.
Details here. 

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Savannah private schools: Benedictine Military School open houses, tours

October 20th, 2020

Benedictine Military School Savannah Private

Benedictine Military School, Savannah

The best way to understand the atmosphere at Benedictine Military School in Savannah is to experience it first-hand.

You are encouraged to take advantage of Benedictine’s school tours.

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

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

Learn more about Benedictine’s admissions process here. 

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School Tour

Benedictine’s Admissions Office welcomes you to visit campus to view our academic facilities and get a feel for the school day at BC. Click here to sign up for a personal tour.

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After Hours School Tour

If you can’t make a tour during the normal school day than this event is for you. Join a small handful of other families and take a tour around the school after hours. Please click here to schedule an after hours school tour.

After hours school tour on the following dates from 6-7PM
Nov. 10, 2020
Dec. 01, 2020
Jan. 12, 2021
Feb. 16, 2021
March 23, 2021

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High School Placement Test

The High School Placement Test will be offered in three primary sessions at Benedictine this year. Click here to learn more about the High School Placement Test.

Testing will be offered on the following dates:
Sat. Nov. 14, 2020
Sat. Dec. 05, 2020
Sat. Jan. 16, 2021

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Class of 2025 Priority Application Deadlines

Student Application – Jan. 15, 2021
Financial Aid Application – Jan. 15, 2021

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. 

Low Country Counseling in Savannah: Mental health therapy for children & young teens (ages 5-14)

October 19th, 2020

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Low Country Counseling in Savannah

Therapist Spotlight: Debra Cone, LCSW

Debra Cone has focused her career on helping children thrive in body, mind, and spirit. She has worked with children experiencing developmental delays since 2007. Her passion is helping children in need of support and being with parents through that process.

She offers mental health therapy for children and young teens (ages 5-14) @ Low Country Counseling in Savannah

Therapy targets anxiety, depression, ADHD, school support, emotional concerns, parent/child bonding, and social skills. Debra uses play therapy techniques to help younger children express themselves and develop age-appropriate tools for coping.

Developmental therapy is available for children (ages 2-12) experiencing developmental delays or concerns.

Learn more here. 

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If you or a loved one is in need of support, Low Country Counseling offers specialized therapy for individuals, moms, couples, families, and teens. Contact Low Country Counseling for any questions or to schedule an appointment. Help is available.

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Savannah Cultural Arts Center free kids’ activity: find #animalsinsavannah

October 19th, 2020

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Where can you find a boar in Savannah? Officially named Il Porcellino, this Italian bronze statue can be seen in the front lawn of the Armstrong-Kessler Mansion, just north of Forsyth Park.

Downtown Savannah is full of such animal statues and figures across its squares, homes, and fountains.

Follow along with the Savannah Cultural Arts Center to discover and learn more about our permanent animal residents–for free!

Follow along on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @SavannahCulture and #animalsinsavannah

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Free Halloween Trunk or Treat @ Habersham YMCA branch, Savannah

October 19th, 2020

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Free Drive-Through Trunk or Treat @ YMCA of Coastal Georgia’s Habersham branch, Savannah

Join the Habersham YMCA annual Trunk or Treat in Savannah, 5-7PM Thurs. Oct. 22, but this year the event will be a drive-through in Habersham’s branch Trunk or Treat Alley.

Receive free treat bags, school supplies courtesy community partner WellCare, free family food boxes from partner Second Harvest, goodies from City of Savannah Fire and EMS as well as other donated items. At the end stop, hop out and take a family photo at the fall themed photo booth.

Kids are encouraged to wear their Halloween costume and take part in the photo contest.

If you are interested in becoming a community partner, donating to candy or hosting a trunk please contact Shannon or Jazmine 912.354.6223 shannon.horst@ymcaofcoastalga.org or jazmine.spicer@ymcaofcoastalga.org

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SouthCoast Health: Why you should not postpone your breast cancer screening

October 19th, 2020

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In the middle of this pandemic, breast cancer screening remains as important as ever.

Reports indicate patients are postponing their screening medical tests, resulting in delayed diagnoses and worsened outcomes.

Dr. Christa Jillard, of SouthCoast Health’s High Risk Breast Cancer Clinic, shares here about the significance of not postponing breast cancer screenings on the calendar; how often screenings should occur; the safety precautions medical facilities have in place; and more.

Details here.

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