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(Savannah therapists) Water’s Edge Counselors

August 24th, 2019

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Water’s Edge Counseling Spotlight

In the spotlight this week is Lisa Clark. Lisa is a Licensed Professional Counselor @ Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah who has over 30 years of experience working in the mental health field. She specializes in working with teens and adults suffering from eating disorders. She also works with individuals with anxiety and depression and those going through life transitions. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children and running in the beautiful outdoors

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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Discounted tickets for Marsh Treks with Tybee Marine Science Center

August 22nd, 2019

Tybee Island Marsh Trek Savannah

The Tybee Island Marine Science Center will offer a half-price discount on their popular Marsh Treks.

Discounted tickets will be available starting Thurs. Aug. 22 2019 through Oct. 31 2019. The one-hour Marsh Trek, normally $10, will be available for $5 per person. Marsh Treks are offered daily at 4PM.

Participants can sign-up in person at the center or online at www.tybeemarinescience.orgThe program is appropriate for all ages.

You’ll get hands-on exploration in the mud searching for fiddler crabs, snails, and more. Examine salty grasses, observe soaring marsh birds, and hum with periwinkle snails. Learn about adaptations necessary for survival in this environment, how the marsh functions as a nursery for many organisms, a filter for pollutants, and as an abundant food source. Expect to get muddy. Marsh Treks meet off-site, on the north end of the island at Spanish Hammock.

Tybee Island Marine Science Center
1509 Strand Ave. (Located off the 14th St parking lot, near the pier)
Tybee Is. GA 31328
912-786-5917
Open Daily 10AM-5PM

Savannah Parent & Me Activities: Art Start @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

August 21st, 2019

art start toddler tours Jepson Center Telfair Museums Savannah Start your day with art! Once a month, Telfair Museums’ youngest patrons are invited to the Savannah museum for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome @ this Art Start Stroller & Toddler museum tour.

Sept. 19 2019 featured exhibition is  Five Decades, the first full-career survey and most comprehensive presentation to date for American artist Suzanne Jackson

Come play and learn.

$5 per child
Adult members free / Adult non-members $12

Learn more & register online here.  

Thursday at 10:30–11:30AM Sept. 19
Jepson Center for the Arts
207 W York St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401

Upcoming Art Start & Toddler Tours

Sept. 19 2019 theme: ART START: FIVE DECADES: Register online here. 

Oct. 17 2019 theme: TEA FOR TWO: BRITISH & AMERICAN TEA TRADITIONS. Register online here. 

Nov. 14 2019 theme: ART: SUMMON THE SEA! Register online here. 

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Chatham County Aquatic Center in Savannah set to close temporarily for renovations

August 21st, 2019

Chatham County Aquatic Center Savannah The Chatham County Aquatic Center in Savannah will close temporarily for improvements and renovations starting in late August 2019.

Swim lessons already under way and swim teams will move to other area outdoor pools until renovations are complete and the Aquatic Center reopens at the end of September 2019 or early October 2019.

Fall Lacrosse in Savannah for girls grades 1-12th

August 20th, 2019

Savannah Girls Lacrosse Fall Ball 2019

Time to register your daughter for Lowcountry Lacrosse Savannah Fall Ball 2019, a skills and drills lacrosse league in Savannah for beginners and intermediate players. All skill levels welcome.

This is a fantastic introduction to lacrosse and is a great way for those intermediate players to keep the stick in their hands and gain more confidence.

Girls Grades 1-12th Grade Academy
Cost: $100
Sundays, 2-3:30PM
All Sessions @ Daffin Park in Savannah | Sept. 8 – Sept. 29 2019
Plus $30 (Yearly) US Lacrosse Membership: Get your US LAX membership first @ uslacrosse.org/membership.
Register online here.

NEED EQUIPMENT?
Contact Lowcountry Lacrosse Savannah
5002 Paulsen St. Unit 102, Savannah, GA, 31405
(912)-200-3442

Learn more & register online here. 

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Savannah Fall Lacrosse for Boys

Lowcountry Lacrosse Savannah will offer a Fall Lacrosse Clinic at Daffin Park for boys ages 6-14 on Sun. Sept. 8 2019, 2-4PM. This clinic is for all Savannah area residents. Come check it out! No pads necessary.

Learn more here. 

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(Savannah pediatricians) FREE Baby Basics Classes for Expectant Parents

August 19th, 2019

Baby Basics Savannah Pediatricians Pediatrics Pregnancy Classes

Pediatric Associates of Savannah offers newborn care and education classes to expectant families.

Join Pediatric Associates for a fun class that will teach you all about what to expect after the birth of your child and provide you with information to help you care for your new baby.

Dr. Brandy Gheesling, or one of Pediatric Associates other 10 board certified pediatricians, lead these monthly sessions.

Refreshments and a complimentary copy of “Baby Care Anywhere,” which was written by the practice’s own Dr. Ben Spitalnick, will be provided.

Topics include:
Before baby comes
What to expect in the hospital
Office visits with your pediatrician
Feeding your baby
Sleep guidelines
Infant behavior
Immunizations & medications
Common concerns

Classes are free to expectant couples, but registration is required as space is limited.

Classes are offered on the first Thursday of each month at 6PM @ the practice’s main office (4600 Waters Ave, Savannah, GA).

To register, please call (912) 355-2462 or email babybasics@pedsav.com.

Upcoming Baby Basics classes:

Thurs. Sept. 5 2019, 6-7PM

Thurs. Oct. 3 2019, 6-7PM

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About Pediatric Associates of Savannah

New to the area & in need of a pediatrician? Pediatric Associates of Savannah has offices in Savannah, the Islands and Pooler. Learn more here.

Stay connected with Pediatric Associates of Savannah & informed about children’s health news, but ‘liking’ Pediatric Associates of Savannah on Facebook here.

Pediatric Associates of Savannah, 4600 Waters Ave, Suite 100 Savannah, 31404-6702, (912) 355-2462, www.pedsav.com On Facebook here.  Pediatric Associates of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah kids’ activities: Kindermusik playdates for ages 0-7

August 18th, 2019

Savannah toddlers activities Kindermusik music children preschoolers Chatham County

Kindermusik Savannah  with 88 Keys Piano announces its monthly musical playdates: “All Aboard!” Sat. Aug. 24 & Wed. Aug. 28 at 10AM.

This exciting class for ages 0-7 and their caregivers will explore the sounds and rhythms of the train. After the class, each child will receive an instrument, 10 Kindermusik songs and a $10 coupon.

Enroll online at kindermusikwith88keys.com or call 912-988-KEYS.

Weekly Classes

Saturday weekly Kindermusik class meets at 11AM and still has room for you! First class is free- text “Kindermusik” to 912-432-5885.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

(Savannah therapists) Water’s Edge Counselors

August 17th, 2019

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Water’s Edge Counseling Spotlight

In the spotlight this week is Camie Goodes, APC. Camie specializes in working with couples in conflict and those looking to improve their relationship. She has her Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. Camie is passionate about bringing healing to those in need, and she works with individuals suffering from substance abuse, addictions, grief, and trauma. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and serving in the community.

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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FREE Savannah Seersucker Bike Ride & Croquet

August 17th, 2019

Show off your Southern summer clothing with a casual bike ride around Ardsley Park, Chatham Crescent, and other nearby neighborhoods this Sat. Aug. 24 2019, starting at 9:30AM.

Meet at Tiedemann Park for free iced coffee, breakfast pastries and fresh fruit, then leave at 10AM to cruise shady streets. Return to the park for croquet and lawn games around 11AM.

Don’t have any seersucker in your closet? Don’t worry! Savannah Bicycle Campaign loves you in seersucker or not.

Tiedemann Park
502 Washington Ave
Savannah GA

Organized by Savannah Bicycle Campaign , non-profit organization.

Free admission to Fort Pulaski National Monument, Savannah

August 17th, 2019

Fort PUlaski National Monument Savannah The National Park Service offers FREE admission to ALL parks, monuments and historic sites including Fort Pulaski National Monument in Savannah that normally charge an admission fee on the following dates during 2019:
—Aug. 25 2019- National Park Service Anniversary
—Sept. 28 2019 – National Public Lands Day
—Nov. 11 2019 – Veterans Day

These FREE admission days include Fort Pulaski National Monument near Savannah.  (Admission to Chickamauga National Military Park, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park and Andersonville National Historic Site is always free) 912-786-5787, www.nps.gov/fopu/index.htm

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Your kids can become a Junior Ranger 

Your kids can become a junior ranger at Fort Pulaski.

Junior Ranger booklets have activities about the national parks for ages 5-12. Junior ranger books are free to any visitor and usually are available at the visitors’ centers. Often, similar programs with more advanced activities are also available for older kids. Just ask at the site’s visitor center.

While doing the activities, children enjoy earning a badge and a certificate.

Nearby national parks/monuments that have Junior Ranger programs include:
*Fort Pulaski National Monument, on U.S. 80 en route to Tybee Island. Info on the Fort Pulaski Junior Program here.
*Fort Sumter & Fort Moultrie national monuments, Charleston, S.C. Info on these forts Junior Ranger program here.
*Cumberland Island National Seashore, Ga. More info here. 
*Fort Frederica National Monument on St. Simons Island. Info on the Fort Frederica National Monument Junior Ranger Program here. 
*Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon. Info on Ocmulgee’s National Monument Junior Ranger Program here.
Congaree National Park near Columbia. Info on Junior Ranger Program here. 

Fort Pulaski, Hwy 80 East Savannah, 31410-0757 tel: (912) 786-5787. Details here. 

Savannah part-time preschool teachers & assistants jobs available

August 16th, 2019

Children's School St. John's Savannah preschool mommy morning out

The Children’s School at St. John’s Church in Savannah is currently looking to hire Preschool Teachers and Assistants.

The ideal candidates should be passionate about working with small children. The candidate should be patient and empathetic toward students from diverse social backgrounds and with a range of learning abilities.

The hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30AM until 1:30PM.

Please contact Laura Mattocks via email at childrensschool@stjohnssav.org for more information. Please provide your resume, references, and salary requirements.

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The Children’s School at St. John’s Church, 1 West Macon Savannah, GA 31401, 912.232.1225

SAT/ACT Test Prep @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah

August 16th, 2019

SAT/ACT Prep Savannah Chatham County tutoring

Test prep programs at Sylvan Learning of Savannah can help your teen tackle the big test with confidence.

Through a combination of face-to-face and online activities, Sylvan can help your teen lower stress, boost preparation and raise those crucial test scores. Say goodbye to butterflies and hello to great results!

Sylvan expert tutors will walk your teen through strategies for tackling each type of exam question and focus on specific skill areas that need improvement. Plus, with Sylvan’s full-length, timed practice tests and 24/7 access to subject-specific video tutorials, your teen will be well prepared for real-life test conditions! Learn more about Sylvan proven test prep programs here. 

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About Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah 

Sylvan Learning of Savannah helps prepare younger students for the critical SRI, MAP & GMAS standardized testing. For older students, Sylvan offers personalized programs to help conquer the ACT or SAT.

Call 912-355-2267 or email dinopapa@sylvan3007.com

Let Sylvan Learning of Savannah help you chart your child’s course for success!

Sylvan Learning of Savannah. On Facebook here, Tel: 912-355-2267, 340 Eisenhower Dr, Ste 100, Savannah 31406 Sylvan Learning of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

(Savannah preschools, PreK) The Children’s School at St. John’s now enrolling for 2019-20

August 15th, 2019

Children's School St. John's Savannah preschool mommy morning out

The Children’s School at St. John’s Church in Savannah is now enrolling for the 2019-20 school year.

This well-established, beloved preschool offers:

NEW Mother’s Morning Out starting at 8 weeks old
Classes for ages 8 weeks to PreK
Convenient Drop off/ Parking
Small Class Size and Student/Teacher Ratio

The Children’s School at St. John’s Church in Savannah was established in 1996. Learn more here.

For more information, please call the school at 912.232.1225 or email childrensschool@stjohnssav.org

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The Children’s School at St. John’s Church, 1 West Macon Savannah, GA 31401, 912.232.1225

Savannah dentists: Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry expands to Statesboro

August 14th, 2019

Pediatric Dentists Savannah Dogwood Dentistry

Attention Statesboro-area parents. Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry  is now open in Statesboro in addition to their Savannah location.

The new Statesboro location – open 5 days a week Monday-Friday – is accepting all insurances at this time and accepting new patients from ages 1 to age 18.

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry  dentists specialize in sedation and patients with special needs.

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry’s new Statesboro location
123 Hill Pond Lane
Statesboro, Ga 30458
912-402-5437

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Savannah location

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry Savannah location is still accepting new patients and most insurances

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry
4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101
Savannah, GA 31405
912-298-KIDS (5437)

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry, www.dogwoodsmiles.com, 4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101, Savannah 31405, 912-298-KIDS (5437), email admin@dogwoodsmiles.com. Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Fall Fun 2019: Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, hayrides & corn maze (daytrip from Savannah)

August 14th, 2019

Poppell Farms Hayride pumpkin patch savannah georgia maze 2019 Fall

It’s almost pumpkin patch & corn maze season.

Poppell family farms opening day for the Fall 2019 will be Sat. Sept. 28 2019.

Poppell Farms  will remain open every Saturday & Sunday to the public through October 27, 2019. Lots of new attractions.

The Maize design announcement coming soon.

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About Poppell Farms

Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch, get lost in the maze, ride the cow train, feed animals in the petting farm, try steer roping, Spyder Slyder and the all-time kids’ favorite, crop hoppers for big kids, which are giant jumping air pillows that have kids giggling upon their first bounce.

PICNIC AREAS are available for use, so bring your own food or visit Poppell Farms’ CALF-A CONCESSION STAND for hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage dogs, chicken sandwiches & fries. Candy, popcorn & treats available.

Poppell Farms, email popfarms1@windstream.net , (912) 586-2215, 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555 . On Facebook here. Poppell Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Fall Lacrosse Clinic in Savannah for boys ages 6-14

August 13th, 2019

Fall lacrosse boys savannah Lowcountry Lacrosse
As lacrosse continues to grow speedily in Savannah, Lowcountry Lacrosse wants to give an opportunity to any of those who still haven’t given it a try. Come to a Fall Lacrosse Clinic at Daffin Park for boys ages 6-14 on Sun. Sept. 8 2019, 2-4PM

This clinic is for all Savannah area residents.

Come check it out! No pads necessary.

REGISTER online here.

Fall Lacrosse Clinic
Sun. Sept. 8 2019, 2-4PM
Daffin Park
1301 E Victory Dr.
Savannah, GA, 31404
Brought to you by Lowlax/Top Left Savannah

Follow Lowcountry Lacrosse Savannah on Facebook here. 

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