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After School Art Club @ Scribble Art Studio in Pooler starts Aug. 31

July 29th, 2015

After-School Art Club at Pooler Scribble Art Studio

Scribble Art Studio in Pooler is offering something different for kids this upcoming school year: After-School Art Club.

A month long pass gets you unlimited studio time Monday-Friday 4-6pm. You can use it as much or as little as needed.

Kids ages 4 & older can do fun creative projects to keep them entertained Monday-Friday.

The program starts Aug. 31 2015.

Schedule includes:
Mixed Media Monday
Call All Animal Lovers Tuesday
Wonderful Sculpture Wednesday
Grab Bag Thursday (Teachers’ Choice)
Express Yourself Friday

Monthly Pass: $170. Discounts include 10% off for 2 months; 15% off for 3 months; 10% off for siblings.

To sign up call 912-713-7376 or visit thescribbleartstudio.com

Pooler location: 115 Canal St, Pooler, GA 31322

Tell them SouthernMamas.com sent you!

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

Preschool searching? Open House Aug. 7 at Maggie’s Morning School, Savannah

July 28th, 2015

free state-funded pre-K in Savannah for 2014-15 Maggie's Morning SchoolMaggie’s Morning School in Savannah is “The Creative Alternative”

Maggie’s Morning School is a NAEYC accredited and Quality Rated non-profit preschool, serving Savannah since 1982.

This beloved, centrally-located preschool provides an exceptional and unique learning environment in order to facilitate social, emotional, physical and intellectual development in each child.

Maggie’s currently has openings in their Preschool 3’s and 4’s class. Choose from 2, 3, or 5 half or full day options.

Maggies offer NACCRA fee assistance to military families, and participate in the CAPS program.

Come see all that Maggie’s has to offer at an Open House Friday, August 7 2015, 3 -5 p.m. School starts August 10.

Learn more & see photos of Maggie’s Morning School by liking the preschool on Facebook here. 

Maggie’s Morning School,www.maggiesmorningschool.org,(912) 352-8404, 6610 Abercorn Street
Savannah, 31405 Maggie’s Morning School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Exclusive Offer: Book a Disney Vacation. Get A Visit from Princess (or Prince) to Deliver the News

July 28th, 2015

enchant my party disney offer savannah Imagine the excitement of your little girl when the Snow Queen delivers the news of a Disney vacation. Or the thrill of Peter Pan inviting your family on an adventure.

For a limited time, Two Sisters Travel has partnered with Enchant My Party to offer an exclusive promotion for Savannah & Hilton Head area families. Book any qualifying Walt Disney World or Disney Cruise vacation package for travel in 2015 and your child will get a FREE visit from his or her favorite character to personally deliver the exciting news of the upcoming vacation.

And you can even save up to 25% off your resort stay this fall & winter, so now is the perfect time to start planning. Enjoy special events this fall like Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party and, of course, Walt Disney World transforms into the Merriest Place on Earth during the holidays.

 Hurry, this offer is only available for new bookings through August 31st. Get a no-obligation quote now or call 843-284-3241 for information.

 *Qualifying packages: Minimum 4-night Walt Disney World package with 4-day Ticket & Disney Dining Plan or Minimum 4-Night Sailing on any Disney Cruise Line itinerary for travel in 2015.

Tara McCoy of Two Sisters Travel is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

A few spots remain for 2015-16 school year at new Montessori preschool on Wilmington Island

July 27th, 2015

New Montessori Co-Op Preschool Savannah Wilmington Is.Explorers Montessori Coastal Cooperative E=mc2

Fall Enrollment Fair – Explorers Montessori Coastal Cooperative. Only a few spots remaining. Apply now for fall enrollment for 2015-16.

EMC2 is a parent cooperative AMI Montessori preschool, located on Wilmington Island, Savannah. For ages 2.5 to 5 years. Full-day program either partial week or full week.

Email for an enrollment packet info@explorersmontessori.org or online enrollment is available here.

EMC2 admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin.

School begins Sept. 1.

Stay connected by liking Explorers Montessori Coastal Cooperative on Facebook here. 

Explorers Montessori Coastal Cooperative EMC2, explorersmontessori.org, 51 Wilmington Island Road, Savannah, 31410, email info@explorersmontessori.org Explorers Montessori Coastal Co-Op is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Barnett Educational Supplies in Savannah for back-to-school supplies

July 27th, 2015

Barnett Educational Supplies Savannah School Supplies

Instead of going to multiple stores searching for your all those required school supplies, make it one-stop shopping at Barnett Educational Supplies in Savannah. Barnett is celebrating 70 years of serving the Coastal Empire.

Store Hours:
M-F 9am – 7pm
Sat 10am – 5pm
Sun 1-5pm

(Closed Sundays in the months of April, May and June)

Please like Barnett on Facebook here to stay updated on their sales.

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.

Golf, spa & pool package available at The Club at Savannah Harbor

July 27th, 2015

Golf Deals Kids Classes Savannah Club at Savannah Harbor

The Club at Savannah Harbor on Hutchinson Island next to Westin Savannah offers a special Locals Links & Leisure Package that’s open to the public.

Play, Pamper, Relax! This special package includes a round of golf in the Club at Savannah Harbor’s championship 18 hole golf course, 1 day pool pass valid day of play & a voucher for $20 off one spa service for only $65 per person.

This deal is valid now through Friday Sept. 4.

Contact Paul Killgallon for more information at 912.201.2240, email paul.killgallon@westin.com or click here.

The Club at Savannah Harbor, Hutchinson Is., 2 Resort Drive, Savannah, 31421, 912.201.2240, email Golf.savannah@westin.com  On Facebook here , www.theclubatsavannahharbor.com The Club at Savannah Harbor is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Free ice cream social & party, Aug. 1, Savannah

July 27th, 2015

free ice cream social Howard Hand in Hand Savannah The Howard Hand In Hand Support Program For Children at St. Joseph’s/Candler invites you to a free an ice cream social and party Aug. 1.

All parents and children are invited.

The Howard Hand In Hand Support Program for Children helps kids who are facing the serious illness of a parent or loved one. The Aug. 1 party is a celebration to remind kids that they are not alone. Out of school, summer can be a tough time for kids facing difficult situations.

WHEN: 2-4 p.m., Saturday Aug. 1
WHERE: The Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion, 225 Candler Drive (across the street from Candler Hospital)

THE DETAILS: Ice cream, train rides, live princesses and superheroes, face painting and all kinds of other fun. Come join the fun.

To learn more about the Howard Hand In Hand Program, visit www.sjchs.org/howard-hand-in-hand.

After-school childcare in Savannah: The Young Achiever’s Club with Childcare Network

July 27th, 2015

After-school childcare Savannah

Childcare Network’s four locations in the Savannah area – including in Pooler – offer a before & after school program called the Young Achiever’s Club.

School children ages 5 to 12 years old enjoy their ‘out of school’ time at Childcare Network’s Young Achiever’s Club. The program goal is to provide opportunities for them to explore, discover, and achieve their greatest potential by offering activities related to a monthly theme.

Young Achiever’s Club is a well rounded program that offers students daily experiences in math, science, language, and art as well as outdoor time to run and play. Students have the freedom to make choices about the activities they engage in (dramatic arts, construction, music, science discovery, creative expression, reading, homework, problem solving and games, or just relaxing).

Learn more here. 

After School Transportation & Safety

For the convenience of parents, Childcare Network provides safe transportation to and from local schools. Every Childcare Network driver completes a comprehensive driver training program before transporting the children to and from school. Each bus is equipped with child scan technology, which ensures that all children properly exit the bus.

Childcare Network has 3 Savannah locations & 1 Pooler location, www.childcarenetwork.com/metro/Savannah,  On Facebook here.   Childcare Network is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Stroller Strong Moms celebrates return of Friday fitness classes in Richmond Hill

July 26th, 2015

Friday Stroller Strong Moms Richmond Hill Classes Savannah

Stroller Strong Moms Savannah invites you to come celebrate the return of Friday yoga & stroller workout classes to Richmond Hill.

The celebration of the return of Friday classes will be Aug. 7 at JF Gregory Park and will jumpstart bringing back yoga classes twice a month and bringing back Friday stroller workout classes in Richmond Hill. There will be prizes, too.

Now Richmond Hill will have stroller workout classes on Tuesdays, Thursdays and, starting Aug. 7, on Fridays. too.

Newcomers are welcome & the first class is free. 

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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.

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 &, starting Aug. 7, on Fridays
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 Faceb

New parent & me Kindermusik Savannah classes start in August

July 26th, 2015

Kindermusik Savannah Early Music Classes ToddlersKindermusik in Savannah with 88 Keys Piano announces its new classes for August, beginning the week of August 3.

Babies 0’s and 1’s will begin “Busy Days” and toddlers 2’s and 3’s will begin “Time for Lunch”.

If you have a 4-7 year old child interested in afternoon classes, please email music@88keysga.com.

Also, join Kindermusik Savannah for their weekly Saturday morning “family class for ages 0-7!

First trial class is FREE!

To enroll, visit www.88keysga.com or call 912-988-KEYS (5397). All classes meet at their studio location in Bloomingdale.

Kindermusik…where music and learning play.

Kindermusik Savannah, email music@88keysga.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) www.88keysga.com/Kindermusik  Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Discount registration code for Tunnel to Towers 5K Run/Walk 2015, Savannah

July 25th, 2015

Tunnel to Towers Savannah 5K Discount Code 2015

2015 Tunnel To Towers 5K Run & Walk in Savannah
Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation
8AM Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015

SouthernMamas.com Discount Code: When registering, enter the promo code is MAMAS to receive a discount of $5 off.

The Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk Series was created to honor the heroic life and death of Stephen Siller, a New York City firefighter (FDNY) who lost his life on September 11, 2001, after strapping on his gear and running through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to the Twin Towers.

Honor all of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 and support our first responders and military who make extraordinary sacrifices in the line of duty.

To register for the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation 5K run/walk in Savannah, click here. Children 6 & younger are FREE. When registering, enter the promo code is MAMAS to receive a discount of $5 off.

Your timing chip will be distributed with your packet at pickup.

Online registration ends Wed. Sept. 9 at 11:59PM.

Register now for fall after-school activities in Savannah

July 24th, 2015

after-school lessons sports Savannah

Get ready for Fall: Time to start registering for after-school kids’ classes & activities for Fall 2015. We’ll keep updating our after-school activities page with fun Savannah area classes & sports including:
* Make & Take Tuesdays Cooking Classes with Tummy Time Foods on Whitemarsh Island. All ages. Details here. 
Summit Gymnastics Tumbling & Recreational Gymnastics in Savannah for all ages. Details here. 
* Dance Classes at The Ballet School in Savannah for all ages. Details here. 
* Storm Soccer Academy soccer programs in Savannah for ages 4-7. Details here.
* Byrd’s Transported After-Care Martial Arts/Karate, Whitesmarsh Island. Details here. 
* Savannah United soccer programs in Savannah & nearby for ages 30 months to high school. Details here.
Please check our after-school events page regularly here for updates & additions for Fall 2015.

Live Interactive Butterflies Exhibit @ Savannah Mall until Aug. 2 2015

July 22nd, 2015

Butterflies Savannah Mall 2015

During Summer 2015, experience a live interactive butterfly house at the Savannah Mall, July 3-Aug. 2 2015. Admission is $3 per person and children 2 years-old and younger are free with the purchase of one paid admission.

After exploring the conservatory, everyone has the option to purchase an Adopt-a-butterfly kit to watch caterpillars grow and hatch into beautiful butterflies. For every kit sold, the Savannah Mall will be donating $1 to the benefit the animals at Oatland Island Wildlife Center. There will also be a free craft activity where kids can create their very own flapping wing butterfly.

The LIVE Butterfly Exhibit will be located in the Center Court of the Savannah Mall, from 10 am to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon until 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Learn more here. 

Two Ways To Enjoy The Butterflies Experience
#1 — Through a scheduled field trip!
#2 — With a GENERAL PUBLIC VISIT

About General Public Visits

Event hours: Monday-Saturday 10AM-8PM; Sunday noon-6PM.
When you arrive at the Butterflies! Exhibit, staff will greet you and help guide you through our three stations: The Butterfly House, the Life Cycle and Craft Area and the Shopping Station where Adopt-a-Butterfly kits are available.

Learn more here. 

FIELD TRIPS
Field Trip Cost: $4.00 per person
Field Trip General Info
Lunch Options
Schedule a Field Trip

For more information, visit www.adoptabutterfly.com.

Savannah Mall, 14045 Abercorn Street, www.savannahmall.com , 912-927-7467. The Savannah Mall is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Byrd’s Transported, After-School Martial Arts/Karate Classes in Savannah

July 21st, 2015

after-school activities classes Savannah Karate

Byrd’s transported after-school martial arts on Whitemarsh Island Savannah provides a fun & safe after-school experience for children.

Ask about their early bird registration discounts that are available for those who register before Aug. 20 2015. More details & registration information here. 

Early Bird Discount

Byrd’s is offering 50% off their Super Cool After School Karate Program Registration
This deal expires July 31 2015.
Click here for the discounted  50% off registration.

The program focuses on developing students’ discipline & attitude toward school. They evolve into a positive “Yes, I can” attitude while forming strong friendships.  The program also focuses on physical fitness, proper socialization skills, teamwork, cooperation skills.

The entire class learns karate kicks and punches, how to deal with bullies and they play fun martial arts games and drills.

Learn more here. 

All transportation services to and from school are included in the initial costs.  The program runs from 2:30-6PM Monday-Friday. Byrd’s Korean Martial Arts hosts this curriculum all year long.

To register, call 912-898-0406 for more information.

Byrd’s Korean Martial Arts, 4717 East Highway 80 Suite A Next to Publix, Whitemarsh Is. Savannah, (912) 898-0406www.savannahafterschool.com, On Facebook here.

Kids’ Cooking Classes, Birthdays, Nights’ Out with Tummy Time Foods in Savannah

July 21st, 2015

Kids Cooking Birthday Parties Savannah PoolerKids Can Cook!
Tummy Time Foods provides hands-on cooking and nutrition events for kids of all ages. Tummy Time Foods signature Kids Cooking Parties are the tastiest way to learn and play. In addition to these deliciously amazing events, TTF also provides Birthday Cooking Parties, At-Home Cooking Parties, Cooking Classes, Cooking Camps and Family Nutrition Coaching.

Looking for a creative idea for your child’s birthday? Looking for a creative activity for your kids during winter break? Book your Kids Cooking Party today at www.tummytimefoods.com.

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Club Member Benefits

Become a Tummy Time Foods Club Member.

Tummy Time Foods in Savannah is excited to offer a new membership program for kids and families.

TTF Membership Club: Open to kids ages 6 and up. When your child is a TTF Club Member, he/she gets to enjoy the very best that the TTF Kitchen has to offer for one low monthly price.

Tiny Tots Membership Club: Open to kids ages 5 and under. When your child is a Tiny Tots Club Member, he/she gets to attend non-stop Tiny Tots events all for one low monthly price.

Additional Membership Benefits:

Unlimited TTF Events

Exclusive discounts

FREE Keepsake Apron

Priority Event Registration

Families can begin to join the TTF Membership Club on August 1st. For more information, click here.

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Cooking FOod Craft Playdates Pooler TUmmy Time Foods

Weekly Tiny Tots Play Dates
Tuesdays at 10:15-11:15am, Tom Triplett Park (Pooler)
Come to the most creative play date in town. Kids ages 5 & younger enjoy learning, singing and story time while making two seasonal food crafts—one to eat and one to keep. Cost: $10 per child.

Advanced tickets are required and may be purchased individually or in a 4-session bundle here.

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Avengers-themed Kids Night Tummy Time Foods Savannah Kids’ Night Out: Avengers Assemble!

All parents deserve a break once in a while. Instead of leaving your kids home with a babysitter, drop them off for a fun-filled Avengers-themed Kids’ Night Out with Tummy Time Foods in the TTF Kitchen in Savannah.

Kids will make their own “Avengers”-themed dinner and enjoy playing games, making crafts and watching movies.

Friday, July 31 2015
6-9PM at the Savannah State Farmer’s Market
(701 Hwy 80, Savannah)

Parents are welcome to drop-off or stay and watch. Kids are invited to come dressed in costume as their favorite Avenger. (Costume is not required though.)

For kids ages 5 and up and a maximum of 10 kids.

Cost is only $45 per child (siblings/multiple children are $35).

For more information and to register, click here.

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Make and Take Tuesdays Kids’ Cooking Classes
Tuesdays at 4-5pm
Frank Murray Community Center, Whitemarsh Is.

It’s not your average After-School Class.
Bring your kids to make a home-cooked meal to take home and enjoy with the family. It’s a fun, hands-on activity where the kids learn basic cooking skills, family nutrition tips and it all ends with a delicious take-home dinner prepared in-class — all without the planning, shopping, prep or mess at home.

Each meal will feed up to 5-6 people and is prepared in disposable take-home bake and serve containers. You also receive a copy of the recipe with (re)heating instructions.

This class is open to children of all ages. Parents are welcomed to accompany their child in the class, or you can drop them off.

Cost is $45 per family and includes hands-on cooking lesson, family nutrition tips and a delicious take-home meal prepared in-class in take-home bake and serve containers, complete with a copy of the recipe with (re)heating instructions.

Register here.

For more information and to register, click here.

Tummy Time Foods, www.tummytimefoods.com, (912) 996-7120 email info@tummytimefoods.com. On Facebook here.  Tummy Time Foods is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Save up to 25% at Walt Disney World this Fall 2015

July 21st, 2015
Fall Disney Discount Two Sisters Travel Savannah

Mickey and Minnie Mouse are decked out in their newest Halloween party-wear in front of the Haunted Mansion at the Magic Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. It’s all part of the fun that takes place when the Magic Kingdom hosts “Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.” A separate ticket is required to attend. (Kent Phillips, photographer)

The Disney travel gurus at Two Sisters Travel have the scoop on the newest offer that can save you up to 25% on your Walt Disney World resort stay during select dates this fall & winter.

This is an exciting time to visit with special events like Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, a must-do for any Disney villain fans, or the adult favorite, EPCOT Food & Wine Festival. Or maybe you want to enjoy the holiday festivities at Walt Disney World with special parades, decorations, and tons of other limited-time events!!

Hurry and contact Tara McCoy at Two Sisters Travel today for your no-obligation Disney vacation quote or call 843-284-3241 for details. Remember, when you book a package with Two Sisters Travel you’ll receive complimentary itinerary planning services (dining & fast passes)!! Availability for the new promotion is extremely limited and advance dining reservations are already open! Let Two Sisters Travel plan your magical getaway!!

Tara McCoy, Vacation Specialist at Two Sisters Travel

843.284.3241

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