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Weekend family events in Savannah & the Lowcountry

May 21st, 2015

Find something fun to do with the kids this Memorial Day weekend in Savannah & Hilton Head Island in our Events Calendar by clicking here .

SEE ALL THE LOCAL KIDS’ EVENTS BY VISITING OUR EVENTS CALENDAR HERE. 

Looking to get out of town for the day? Piccolo Spoleto Festival kicks off this weekend in Charleston, SC. Details here. 

Click here for our picks for best daytrips from Savannah or visit our Best Daytrips from Savannah board on Pinterest here. 

 

Savannah Summer Camps 2015

May 23rd, 2015

Savannah Hilton Head Summer Camps 2015

If you haven’t figured out your summer yet, today is the day to do so.

Visit our Savannah-Lowcountry Area Summer Camps 2015 directory by clicking here to help you find the type of camps you and your children are looking for this summer.

100 Black Men of Savannah 2015 Summer Camps

May 23rd, 2015

100 Black Men Savannah Summer Camps 2015

100 Black Men of Savannah, Inc. will host 11 summer camps during Summer 2015.

Click on the name of the camp to download the application.

Learn more here.

Application Date Location Cost
Health Professions Camp June 9th – June 19th Saint Josephs Candler Hospital $25
SET Camp Application/ Information Sheet July 15th – July 26th Armstrong State University $25
Math Camp June 23rd- June 25th Windsor Forest High School $15
Brainetics Math Camp June 22nd- June 24th 138 Canal St. Suite 303, Pooler, GA $15
Dance Camp July 16th – July 18th Jenkins High School $15
Extreme Basketball Camp July 20th – July 24th Windsor Forest High School $50
College Prep Camp July 13th- July 17th Windsor Forest High School $25
Law Camp July 14th- July 16th Courthouse $40
Entrepreneurship Camp June 23rd – June 25th Savannah State University $15
Ecology Camp July 21st – July 23rd Horombee House $15
Cooking Camp June 15th-19th (Middle) &  June 22nd- 26th (High) Jenkins High School $75

 

About 100 Black Men of Savannah Inc. 

The 100 Black Men of Savannah, Inc., an affiliate of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc., was organized in 1996 and, focusing upon African-American youth, aims to make a difference in the lives of Savannah’s young people by its signature programs of mentoring, education, economic empowerment, health & wellness, and leadership development. 

The 100 Black Men of Savannah, Inc. – a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization – receives no public funds. Their primary sources of financial support are an annual Gala and individual and corporate donations. These funds support college scholarships, tutoring programs, and other youth-oriented activities.

The 100 Black Men of Savannah, Inc., www.100blackmensav.org, On Facebook here.  100 Black Men of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Once Upon A Child offers 20% off any red, white or blue items during Memorial Day weekend, Savannah

May 22nd, 2015

Once Upon A Child Savannah

In celebration of Memorial Day weekend, Once Upon A Child Savannah  @ 1100 Eisenhower Drive in Eisenhower Square is offering 20% off any item that is red, white or blue in their store.

Click here for the coupon & scroll to the bottom. Discount good through through Monday May 25, 2015.

Sell your gently used kids’ stuff to Once Upon A Child Savannah. Get paid on the spot for everything accepted.

No appointment is necessary.

Current Most Wanted Items:
Baby Equipment, Shoes, School Uniforms, Coats, Toys.

Recycle your gently used kids’ stuff today.

Once Upon A Child Savannah, 1100 Eisenhower Drive Eisenhower Square, Savannah, 31406 tel: 912-351-0555, http://www.onceuponachildsavannah.com/  Once Upon A Child Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Old Fort Jackson offering School of Soldier cannon-firing courses for ages 16 & older, Savannah

May 22nd, 2015

Old Fort Jackson soldier courses Summer 2015 Who wants to fire Old Fort Jackson’s muskets and cannon?

Old Fort Jackson in Savannah is now accepting applications for their “School of the Soldier: A Course in American Military History” series for ages 16 & older.

Here is the schedule for Summer 2015.
June 6 – “Small Arms Infantry” – Recruits will learn black powder safety, Manual of Arms, and Small Arms Maneuvers.
June 13 – “Light and Heavy Artillery” – Recruits will learn black powder safety, Light Artillery drills, and Heavy Artillery drills.
June 27 – “Light and Heavy Artillery” – Recruits will learn black powder safety, Light Artillery drills, and Heavy Artillery drills.
July 11 – “American Revolution and War of 1812 Small Arms and Artillery” – Recruits will learn black powder safety, American Revolution and War of 1812 Manual of Arms, and Small Arms Maneuvers.

Registration is limited and on a first come first serve basis. All classes are $100 each and will last from 10AM until 4PM Lunch will be provided.

If interested or if there are any questions, email blee@chsgeorgia.org, call 912.232.3945 or 912.313.6753.

Where
Old Fort Jackson
1 Fort Jackson Road
Savannah, GA 31404
912.232.3945

For hours & admission costs, click here.

Coastal Heritage Society manages Old Fort Jackson, a historic fort located on the Savannah River three miles east of downtown Savannah, www.chsgeorgia.org/, Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

U-Pick Blackberry Season 2015 starts May 26, Savannah

May 21st, 2015

U-pick blackberry picking Savannah

U-pick blackberry season starts Tues. May 26 @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, Savannah.

Picking hours will be Monday-Thursday and Saturday from 9 am to 12 noon (Note there’s no berry picking on Fridays or Sundays).

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm offers fresh berry fruits for picking from the fields when in season. The harvest season is heavily weather dependent.

Call 912-921-5460 to learn the status of the field prior to arriving, as poor weather or large crowds may pick the field clean well before the 12 noon scheduled closing. The best time to pick is first thing in the morning at 9 am (as it is cooler, too).

No pets allowed in the fruit picking fields during your harvest. Children must be supervised to prevent plant trampling. You are responsible to pay for all fruits (ripe or unripe) picked during a visit.

More details here. 

COST: $3 per pound. Containers provided. Bring cash.

The gardens have picnic tables scattered around the grounds if you want to make a picnic out of your trip.

CGBG does NOT offer a picking service.

Stay updated about u-pick fields status by liking Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens on Facebook here. 

 

Fruit Season Time Pricing Active Season
Strawberries late March – May $2.50/lb. began April 6
Blackberries mid-May – late June $3.00/lb. limited picking begins May 26
Blueberries April – late June $3.00/lb. limited picking; began April 27

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, 2 Canebrake Road, Savannah, 31419 (912) 921-5460, E-mail: coastal@uga.edu, www.coastalgeorgiabg.org

Kids’ Art Club, Parents’ Night Out @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah & Pooler

May 21st, 2015

Scribble Art Studio Savannah Pooler Kids Club Parents Night Out Give the kids a night out (and yourself a break!) with Kid’s Club in Savannah and Pooler.

Saturday nights are a happening night at Scribble Art Studio.

To register your little artist for a great night of a movie, pizza, and a craft at either studio click the link below.

Each club night, Scribble screens a different movie and has a craft themed to the movie.

Drop off 6-9pm, $30/kid ($20/siblings), to sign up call 912-713-7376 or register here. Pre-registration required.

To learn more about Scribble’s summer camps, art classes & children’s birthdays in Pooler & Savannah, click here or call 912-713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com

Savannah location: 212 E 37th St, Savannah, 31401

Pooler location: 115 Canal St, Pooler, GA 31322

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah & Pooler also offers private & group art classes, summer art camps, adult art parties & children’s birthday parties, both in the studio & at-home DIY art birthday kits. For gifts, Scribble as art kits & gift certificates. For more information, contact artist Carrie Christian at (912) 713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com  . Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Summit Gymnastics offers 10% discount on summer camps, Savannah

May 21st, 2015

Summit Gymnastics Savannah

Summit Gymnastics in Savannah is offering a Memorial Day discount on their summer camps.

Receive a 10% discount on summer camp fees when you register for any Summit Gymnastics day camps online between Thurs. May 21 and Sun. May 24 midnight.

Register here. 

For more information, call 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

Tember’s Tales Theatricks Summer Camps, Richmond Hill

May 20th, 2015

Richmond Hill summer camps drama magic

 

TEMBER’S TALES TheaTricks summer camp 2015 in Richmond Hill offers beginning drama and magic students the opportunity to explore hidden talents, improve communication skills and ignite their imagination.

Through theatre games and activities, campers learn improvisation, pantomime, puppetry, dancing, & stage movement. The kids will work with costumes and puppets as well as being involved in short skits, shows, and a readers theater.

Boys and girls ages 8-11 who want to learn amazing feats of magic and illusion can now experience an exciting interactive hands-on program! Kids can learn card tricks, sleights of hand, misdirection, coin magic , rope tricks, mind reading games, improve skills, performing tips, stage movement, voice, storytelling, acting, scripting, eye-hand coordination, and multi-task thinking.

Mrs. Tember’s Drama and Magic Camp boosts self-confidence, and helps kids overcome shyness with an ability to entertain and make new friends. It’s a camp full of costumes, puppets, make up, MAGIC and more.

Beginners Theater ages 8-11
June 22nd-26th 8:00 AM-11:00 AM
June 29th-July 3rd 8:00 AM-11:00 AM

Beginners magic ages 8-11
June 22nd-26th 12:00 PM-3:00 PM
June 29th-July 3rd 12:00 PM-3:00 PM

Location: The Bottoms Park
85 Parkwood Avenue
Richmond Hill, GA 31324
912-323-4134

*COST: $85 for 1/2 day session (see discounts)

Discounts

Mention you read about Tember Tales on SouthernMamas.com and get $10 off each child. The first ten kids who register & mention this post will get a FREE magic trick sent to them.

Early Bird Special- $10 DISCOUNT if paid in full two weeks prior to start of camp.

Registration and payment due 1 week prior to summer camp session

Register here. 

Tember’s Tales TheaTricks, where it’s OK to act out & play tricks all day long.

Tember’s Tales TheaTricks summer camp, Richmond Hill www.temberstales.com  On Facebook here. Tember’s Tales is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Stroller Strong Moms Savannah offers teachers unlimited summer classes for $70

May 20th, 2015

summer teacher special Stroller Strong Moms Savannah

Stroller Strong Moms Savannah loves teachers.

The stroller fitness workout group is showing that love with this awesome teacher summer special: $70 for unlimited classes THE ENTIRE SUMMER.

At these classes offered in Savannah, Pooler & Richmond Hill, you get a solid workout without having to find childcare because your child can come with you.

For more information, click here or email info@strollerstrongmoms.com

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Stroller Strong Moms offers stroller workout classes in Savannah, Richmond Hill,  Pooler where you can get a rigorous workout with your child in tow.

Newcomers are welcome & first class is free!

See the complete class schedule here. 

Stroller Strong Moms Savannah also offers a (well-deserved) Moms & Dads’ Night Out, race of the month & playdates.

Weekly classes

Stroller Strong Moms Savannah at Forsyth Park, Savannah
9:30AM Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
1st visit free. From $7 per visit with 10 Class Pass pass

Stroller Strong Moms class at JF Gregory Park, Richmond Hill.
9:30AM Tuesdays & Thursdays
1st visit free. From $7 per visit with 10 Class Pass pass

Stroller Strong Moms class at Tom Triplett Park, Pooler.
9:30AM Tuesdays & Thursdays
1st visit free. From $7 per visit with 10 Class Pass pass

For more information, email info@strollerstrongmoms.com

Stroller Strong Moms, 12 East Park Ave. Savannah, 31401, email info@strollerstrongmoms.com On Facebook here. On Twitter herewww.strollerstrongmoms.com/wp/  Stroller Strong Moms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Summer Camps @ Fundamental Time on Wilmington Island, Savannah

May 19th, 2015

Fundamental Time Learning Center Savannah Summer Camps 2015

There’s a new learning center in Savannah – Fundamental Time on Wilmington Island- that teaches vital academic and life skills to students by providing a positive and supportive learning environment.

All camps are $75 for the week.

Summer Camps 2015 @ Fundamental Time include the below…

For a description & details of what is offered in each class below, click here. 

Plants & Gardening May 25th-May 29th 9AM-Noon
Themed Arts and Crafts May 25th-29th 1pm-4pm
Science Lab June 1-5th 9AM-Noon
3D Design June 1st-June 5th 1pm-4PM
Under the Sea June 8th-June 12th 9AM-Noon
Jewelry Making June 8th-12th 1PM-4PM
Bug & Animal June 15th-19th 9AM-Noon
Community Service June 15th-June19th 1PM-4PM
Baking June 22-June26th 9AM-Noon
Fashion Design June 22nd-June26th 9AM-Noon
Painting June 29th-July 3rd 9AM-Noon
Bees and Butterflies June 29th- 1-4PM
Pottery July 6th-July 10th 9AM-Noon
Space July 6th-July10th 1PM-4PM
Superhero’s July 12th-July17th 9AM-Noon
Drawing July 12th-July 17th 1PM-Noon
911 for kids July 20th-July 24th 9AM-Noon
Game Week July 20th-24th 1PM-Noon
Kindergarten Prep July 27th-31 9AM-Noon
Empowerment July 27th-31st 1-4PM

Call today at (912) 662-8636 or e-mail info@fundamentaltime.com

For a description & details of what is offered in each class above, click here. 

Fundamental Time also offers tutoring in all subjects including Spanish.

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About Fundamental Time

Fundamental Time learning center Savannah

Fundamental Time, 444 Johnny Mercer Blvd, Suite R, Savannah, (912) 662-8636, www.fundamentaltime.com, On Facebook here. Fundamental Time is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Summer Kick-Off Giveaway: 12 ticket vouchers to Sesame Street Live “Make a New Friend”, Savannah, June 16-17

May 19th, 2015

Sesame Street Live Savannah 2015

Sesame Street Live “Make a New Friend”
Savannah, GA; Savannah Civic Center – Johnny Mercer Theatre
June 16-17, 2015

No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special – so join in!

Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family.

Sesame Street Live is a larger-than-life, musical touring stage production featuring Big Bird, Elmo, Cookie Monster, Bert and Ernie…and more. Each performance is 90 minutes of singing, dancing and audience participation, including a 15-minute intermission. The perfect length for very young children.

Three delightful performances! Tickets on-sale at the box office and at etix.com.
To charge by phone, call 912-651-6556.

Giveaway

We’re giving away three family four packs of ticket vouchers (12 vouchers total) to the Savannah performance to three lucky families. To enter to win, visit our SouthernMamas.com Facebook page here & share your favorite Sesame Street Live character. Deadline to enter is 10PM Mon. May 25 (Memorial Day). We’ll announce the winners here & on our Facebook page so please check back to see if you won.

Ticket information

Ticket prices: $15, $25, 30 (Gold Circle) & $55 (Sunny Seats).
Group savings available. Groups 10+ call Groups Number.
Get the ultimate fan experience with Sunny Seats!
The Sunny Seats Package includes a VIP Seat and a pre-show Meet & Greet photo opportunity with two Sesame Street Live friends.
Additional fees/surcharges may apply.
For ticket info, click here. 

Performance Schedule  @ Savannah Civic Center – Johnny Mercer Theatre
Tuesday, June 16: 6:30 PM
Wednesday, June 17: 10:30 AM & 6:30 PM
Details here. 

Summer 2015 Events @ Coastal Heritage Society sites, Savannah

May 18th, 2015

Coastal Heritage Society Summer Programs Events Savannah

Coastal Heritage Society sites in Savannah have several programs planned for Summer 2015 including:

BugFest 2015‬, Sat. May 23, 10am-4pm, Savannah Children’s Museum will be celebrating everything buggy. All ages will enjoy the activities, specimens, and special guests. Details here. 

Century of Sentries re-enactment programs, cannon firings @ Old Fort Jackson, May 23 & 24. Kids can pretend to be soldiers during this popular program that focuses on the American Revolution, War of 1812 and Civil War. Learn what life was like for soldiers stationed at OFJ during these three wars. Special children’s activities that encourage children to get involved in re-enactments. Old Fort Jackson, 1 Fort Jackson Rd, Savannah, 31404

Train rides @ Georgia State Railroad Museum on Memorial Day May 25, 11AM, 1PM, 2PM.

Savannah Children’s Museum will be open on Memorial Day May 25, 10AM-4PM.  Summer hours begin at Savannah Children’s Museum on May 31, Monday-Saturday 9AM-2PM.

Train rides @ Georgia State Railroad Museum May 27-31, 11AM 1PM 2PM Wednesday-Saturday, Sunday train rides 1PM, 2PM; June 3-7 11AM, 11:30AM, 1PM, 2PM Wednesday-Saturday, Sunday train rides 1PM, 2PM.

The Un-Gala Savannah Children’s Museum fundraiser, June 12, 6-10PM. Adults Only. The un-Gala @ the outdoor Savannah Children’s Museum will feature a taste of local fare, board & lawn games, live music, a dance party. Register online here or pay at the door. Tickets: $50 per person.  Details here. 

Summer Camps June & July @ Savannah Children’s Museum & Georgia State Railroad Museum. Details here.

Savannah Children’s Museum & Georgia State Railroad Museum, 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, 31401 Old Fort Jackson, 1 Fort Jackson Rd. Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Stop summer learning loss with Summer Bridge workbooks available at Barnett Educational Supplies, Savannah

May 18th, 2015

Prevent summer learning loss with Summer Bridge workbooks available at Barnett Educational Supplies in Savannah.

Stop by the store on West DeRenne Avenue.

Like Barnett on Facebook here to stay informed about their sales & new products.

Store hours: Mon – Fri: 9 AM-7 PM; Sat: 10 AM-5 PM; Sun: 1- 5 PM.

Barnett Educational Supplies, 38 W De Renne Ave., Savannah, 31405-6742, tel: 912-356-1878, email barneduc@bellsouth.net   www.barnetteducationalsupplies.com , Barnett Educational Supplies is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Kid-Friendly Piccolo Spoleto 2015 starts this weekend, Charleston S.C.

May 18th, 2015

Piccolo Spoleto 2015 Charleston Piccolo Spoleto 2015 – which runs from Fri. May 22-Sun. June 7 – is the official outreach festival to Spoleto in nearby Charleston, SC. (about a 90 minute drive from Savannah)

The annual Piccolo Spoleto is a fun, laid-back, kid-friendly time featuring music, dance, parades, story-telling and more.

Your kids will love the Seed and Feed Marching Abominable community band & don’t miss the free outdoor concert at the US Customs House that kicks off the festival this Fri. May 22.  Other kid-friendly festival highlights include:
Charleston Carifest Children’s Carnival, Sat., May 30, 11AM
Sand Sculpting Competition, Sat. May 30, 9AM-1PM Front Beach at Isle of Palms
Family Day @ Marion Square, Sat., May 23, 10:00am-3:00pm

See the entire Piccolo Spoleto schedule here. 

For non-Piccolo Spoleto fun, be sure to check out our list of 12 Things To Do With Kids in Charleston by clicking here.

Piccolo Spoleto 2015, May 22-June 7 2015, Charleston, SC

Warriors 4 William golf fundraiser to end childhood cancer, June 8, Savannah

May 18th, 2015

Warriors for William Foundation Savannah Warriors for William Foundation tees up for their first annual golf fundraiser to eradicate childhood cancer- MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2015 at 8AM.

The foundation’s first annual golf tournament will take place at Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa on Hutchinson Island in Savannah.

There will be hole prizes, gift bags full of merchandise, a 50/50 raffle and a chance at winning a car donated by Grainger Honda. Lunch will be provided by Paul Kennedy Catering.

Cost: $125 per player or $500 per team of four. Proceeds benefit Warriors for William Foundation,  a nonprofit organization to raise money for pediatric cancer research which was inspired by William Webb and his fight against neuroblastoma.

William, 4, won the hearts of many in Savannah during his brave 11-month long battle with the rare pediatric cancer. William died Feb. 5, 2014.

Anyone interested may register by emailing warriors4william@gmail.com or signing up in person at Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa in the pro shop.

Learn more here.