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Savannah & Pooler pediatricians: Coastal Pediatrics

January 17th, 2020

Coastal Pediatrics Savannah pediatricians Pooler

Pediatrician searching in the Savannah or Pooler area?

The above is a review of Coastal Pediatrics, which has offices in Savannah & Pooler. Learn more about Coastal Pediatrics here.

Coastal Pediatrics- Savannah
2 Wheeler Street
Savannah, GA 31405

Coastal Pediatrics- Pooler
1000 Towne Center Blvd
Building 1000B
Pooler, GA 31322

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(Savannah private preK-8th grade schools) Blessed Sacrament School Open House

January 16th, 2020

Blessed Sacrament Savannah schools preK private Chatham County

School searching in Savannah?

Come see all that Blessed Sacrament School in Savannah has to offer your child @ an Open House 11AM-2PM Sun. Jan. 26 2020.

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament – a pre-K through 8th grade school – 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.

Registration open for Night at the Museum, Savannah

January 15th, 2020

Night at the Museum Coastal Heritage Society Savannah History Museum

Get tickets now for Coastal Heritage Society’s 2020 “Night at the Museum” event on Sat. Jan. 25 2020 @ Savannah History Museum, 303 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

The annual event takes visitors through night guard training and then on a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum.

Guests will be able to interact with historic characters from Savannah History Museum’s exhibits as they appear to magically come to life. This year’s characters include: Casimir Pulaski, Alida Harper-Fowlkes, Susie King Taylor, and many more!

This popular annual event consists of a 90-minute interactive program in the museum. Guests will have the option to choose from two time slots for the program: 5-6:30PM or 6:30-8PM. Event participants will also have two opportunities to view the film “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” at 3 pm and 8 pm. The 98-minute film screening is optional and seating is first come, first served.

Tickets are $12 per person for guests ages 18 months and older. CHS members will receive a discounted ticket rate of $10. Pre-registration for the event is required and tickets for each time slot can be purchased online here.

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You’re invited: Be Well Hilton Head – a Wellness Festival Jan. 30-Feb. 2

January 14th, 2020

Be Well Hilton Head Wellness Festival 2020

Soar into the new decade at Be Well Hilton Head – a wellness festival like no other on America’s Favorite Island.

Be Well Hilton Head is guided runs, oysters, cocktails, meditation, beach biking, natural wines, and more. It’s an entire Wellness Weekend – Well Played. This inaugural Be Well Hilton Head event will be Jan. 30-Feb. 2, 2020.

Tickets are on sale now to over 20 invigorating activities including career coaching, basics of meditation, food & beverage experiences, and fitness classes. Find a full list of events here.

Make it a beach getaway with a special Be Well Room Rate or VIP Package at The Westin, and you’ll be at the center of all the festival action.

Click on the links below for more information.

Accommodations

Tickets

General Information

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(Children’s parties) Yippee! Cone Cakes in Savannah for Valentine’s Day or Super Bowl party

January 14th, 2020

Yippee Cone Cakes Savannah cupcakes party

Cone cakes are cupcakes baked inside ice cream cones!

Let Yippee! Cone Cake Co.  bake delicious cone cakes for your Super Bowl party or Valentine’s Day class party.

Yippee! Cone Cake Co.  also makes mini’s!

To find out more info, go to yippeeconecakes.com and select Bakery tab or call/text 912-484-8059 or email Leilani@yippeeconecakes.com.

Yippee! Cone Cake Co.
912.484.8059
email leilani@yippeeconecakes.com
yippeeconecakes.com

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Savannah private schools: Open Houses @ Savannah Christian Preparatory School

January 14th, 2020

Savannah Christian Preparatory School SCPS Savannah schools private preK 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. 

2020 Welcome Home Wednesday open houses

9:30AM Jan. 15 2020. Register here.

9:30AM Jan. 29 2020. Register here.

9:30AM Feb. 12 2020. 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 

Kids’ fitness classes @ Hyperformance Athletics, Savannah

January 14th, 2020

Kids Hyperformance CrossFit Savannah fit

When kids enter the doors @ Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah , they can’t keep still.

Their natural instinct is to climb, swing, and explore.

For Hyperformance Athletics’ 1st – 5th grade classes, kids spend time hanging, jumping, and yes, going upside down. While it looks like play, they are developing movement patterns that pay off later in sports. They are building stamina and confidence.

Come see how Hyperformance Athletics makes fitness fun!

2020 class times are:

Mondays 3:30 -4:15PM
Wednesdays 3:30-4:15PM
Saturdays 10:15-11AM

(Ask about Hyperformance Athletics teen sports performance classes too!)

New Hyperformance Athletics location:
7805 Abercorn St.Ste 14E (White Bluff side)
Savannah, Georgia 3140

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PULSE Art + Technology Festival 2020 @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

January 13th, 2020

PULSE Digital Festival Telfair Museums Jepson Center Savannah

Telfair Museums continues to lead the conversation in art and technology with its 13th installment of the PULSE Art + Technology Festival.

The 2020 festival will take place from January 23-26 at Telfair’s Jepson Center.

PULSE 2020 showcases artists and creatives who demonstrate how technology can either work against us or help us solve global problems.

The multi-day event invites individuals of all ages to enjoy exciting exhibitions, screenings, lectures, workshops, and educational events. The exhibition Machines of Futility features interactive works that question technology’s usefulness, while installations in the museum’s TechSpace titled Second Nature connect virtual and augmented reality, and games with the natural world.

PULSE Art + Technology Festival 2020
Thurs. Jan. 23 – Sun. Jan. 26
Thursday- Saturday: 10AM – 5PM
Sunday: 12 – 5pm
Jepson Center for the Arts
207 West York Street
Savannah, GA 31401
Contact: Email info@telfair.org

Pricing: PULSE Art + Technology Festival is free* to museum members, students with valid ID, or with museum admission.
*Does not include opening lecture and reception on January 23 which are free to museum members or $8 for non-members.

PULSE Opening Night Reception and Artist Panel @ Jepson Center
Wed. Jan. 22 2020, 6PM
Opening lecture and reception is free to museum members, non-member tickets cost $8.
The festival kicks off on Wed. Jan. 22 at 6PM with a panel moderated by PULSE Curator Harry Delorme and visual artists Neil Mendoza, Alicia Eggert and R. Luke Dubois. Three noted visiting artists will discuss their work and how art can spur dialogue and self-reflection on our culture’s dependence on technology.

Designing the Future: A Climate for Change, an immersive evening presented by W Projects @ Jepson Center
Thurs. Jan. 23 2020, 6PM
Free admission
This immersive evening focuses on technology helping our world face the results of climate change. The experience will include a short film screening, expert speakers from Perkins and Will, Gulfstream Aerospace, and the Georgia Institute of Technology. An interactive reception will feature virtual reality stations, interactive art projects, and hands on experiences.

Chatham County Free Family Day/STEAM Expo @ Jepson Center
Sat. Jan. 25 2020, 1-4PM
Free admission is for Chatham County residents and students currently enrolled at area colleges only. Proof of residency/enrollment is required for admission.
There’s something for the whole family at this month’s Chatham County Free Family Day featuring our annual PULSE Art + Technology Festival at the Jepson Center. Family Days are fun, educational, and FREE for Chatham County residents! We invite you to participate in hands-on art projects, gallery exploration, and demonstrations of cool technology by local artists and students. Create DIY masterpieces or explore the interactive ArtZeum and our TechSpace featuring technology-based artworks. Drop in for a little while or stay for the entire afternoon. It’s all free and always fun.

PULSE Curator’s Tour Second Nature @ Jepson Center
Sun. Jan. 26 2020, 3PM
Free to students by advance registration.
Join Senior Curator of Education and PULSE Curator Harry DeLorme for a tour of Second Nature. Please note that space is limited. Please RSVP to daughtryc@telfair.org or at (912) 790-8827.

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Help available for your child’s learning & attention issues @ Savannah Educational Consultants

January 13th, 2020

Everybody has natural strengths and weaknesses.

However, if your child is struggling in a particular academic area, there may be more to it than that. Psycho-educational evaluations @ Savannah Educational Consultants can reveal whether or not a specific learning disability, ADHD, anxiety or depression are affecting your child’s academic performance.

Evaluations provide the foundation to determine appropriate educational interventions and accommodations of benefit.

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

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

Find on Facebook here.

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Savannah physical therapist: Screen addiction side effects include iHunch, iPosture, Text Neck

January 13th, 2020

Savannah physical therapists SouthCoast Health Screen addiction isn’t just affecting our brains, it’s also affecting our bodies, says SouthCoast Health Physical Therapist Lisa Bettio.

“More and more people are coming to see physical therapists with neck pains, tendonitis of the hand, and bad posture,” Bettio stated. “The number one culprit of this is our daily use of cell phones and technology.”

Other negative side effects include: iHunch, iPosture, Text Neck, Texting Claw or Cell Phone Elbow.

There are a few simple solutions to help fight against those negative side effects. Learn more here. 

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(Savannah golf lessons for kids) ASWING Junior Golf Academy Savannah

January 12th, 2020

ASWING Junior Golf Academy in Savannah starts its 8-week semester youth golf clinics on Feb. 1 2020.

Boys and girls ages 5 years up to 18 years old are taught the skills needed to improve their golf game while also being taught the character and values associated with the game of golf.

Visit www.A-Swing.com for additional information about a free clinic, parent orientation and semester clinics or call coach Paul at 912-421-8582.

Discount

SouthernMamas.com readers receive a $25 coupon toward Junior Golf Lessons and/or Clinics.  To receive the $25 coupon, email:  ASWINGJuniorGolfAcademy@gmail.com.

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

January 12th, 2020

kindermusik savannah toddlers preschoolers

Don’t miss  Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano’s brand new musical play date theme this month: “It’s Music Day!”

Open to ages 0-7 with their caregivers, a Kindermusik play date is a perfect chance to see what Kindermusik is all about, watch your child fall in love with learning and music, and share some special together time.

At the end of the playdate, each child gets an instrument (this month’s instrument also comes in an adorable tote!), 10 Kindermusik songs, AND a $10 coupon. Cost is $18 per child and only $10 for siblings.

Join  Kindermusik Savannah Jan. 22 or 25 2020 at 10AM for this musical adventure.

Enroll online at  kindermusikwith88keys.com or text 912-432-5885 for more info. Spaces are extremely limited for optimal class size- enroll today.

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

Savannah Schools: Winter 2020 Open Houses for Prospective Families

January 12th, 2020

Savannah schools Pooler preK Preschool open houses

Find the right school for your child. Come visit Savannah’s schools @ these open houses to get to know the schools yourself.

Upcoming Savannah private school Winter 2020 open houses for prospective families include:

(Savannah) Open House @ Savannah Christian Preparatory School, an independent, non-denominational PK-12 college prep Christian school, 9:30AM Wed. Jan. 15, Jan. 29, Feb. 12.  Details here. 

(Savannah) Tour Blessed Sacrament School, a pre-K through 8th grade private Catholic school @ their weekly Welcome Home Wednesdays morning tours, 8:10-9:10AM Wed. Jan. 15. Details here. 

(Savannah) Open House @ St. James Catholic School, preK-8th grade, 9:30AM Thurs. Jan. 16 2020. Details here.

(Pooler) Annual Pooler MOPS School Fair, 9:30-11:30AM Wed. Jan. 22 @ Pooler First Presbyterian Church. FREE & Open to the public. Details here. 

(Pooler) Open House @ Risen Savior Christian Academy, 10AM-Noon Sat. Jan. 25. Preschool-7th grade. Details here. 

(Savannah) Explore. Play. Preview. Prospective Pre-K & K students are invited to explore St. Andrew’s School, 9-10:45AM. Sat. Jan. 25. Details here. 

(Savannah) Open House @ Saint Peter the Apostle School, a pre-K3-8th grade private Catholic school, Sun. Jan. 26, 10AM-1PM. Details here. 

(Savannah) Open House @ Blessed Sacrament School, a pre-K through 8th grade private Catholic school, which is now enrolling for 2020-21. Jan. 26, 11AM-2PM. Details here. 

(Savannah) PreK-12th Open House @ Veritas Academy, 9-11AM Thurs. Feb. 6 2020. Details here. 

(Savannah) Open House @ St. Andrew’s School, 9:30AM Thurs. Feb. 6 2020. St. Andrew’s is a college preparatory school for Pre-K3 – Grade 12 on Wilmington Is. Details here.

(Savannah) Open House @ Calvary Day School, 2-4PM Sun. Feb. 23 2020. Calvary is a private, faith-based Savannah school for students in Pre-K through 12th grade. Details here. 

Ongoing schools tours

(Savannah) Savannah Classical Academy lottery for 2020-21 school year is now open for all students from kindergarten to twelfth grade. Details here. 

(Savannah) Schedule a tour of The Early Learning Academy, an exciting new preschool for ages 18-60 months on Savannah’s Southside.  Details here. 

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Savannah-Chatham Public School Open Houses 2020

Choice Programs

Application window opens Jan. 11 2020. Deadline to apply is Jan. 31 2020.
Learn more here.

OPEN HOUSES

JG Smith Elementary, Jan. 14 2020, 9AM-1PM
Garrison K-8, Jan. 16 2020, 6-7PM
Charles Ellis K-8, Jan. 21 2020, 5:30-7PM
Marshpoint Elementary, Jan. 22 2020, 5-6:30PM
Heard Elementary, Jan. 23 2020, 5:30-7:30PM
Largo-Tibet Elementary, Jan. 23 2020, 5:30-6:30PM

Coastal Middle, Jan. 9 2020, 5:30-6:30PM
Hubert Middle, Jan. 15 2020, 5:30-6:30PM
DeRenne Middle, Jan. 16 2020, 5-6PM
Southwest Middle, Jan. 16 2020, 5:30-6:30PM
STEM Academy at Bartlett Middle, Jan. 16 2020, 5-7PM

Savannah Arts Academy, Jan. 14 2020, 6:30-8PM
Islands High Jan. 14 2020, 6-7PM
Liberal Studies at Savannah High, Jan. 14 2020, 5:30-6:30PM
Jenkins High, Jan. 15 2020, 5-7PM
Windsor Forest, Jan. 16 2020, 6-7PM
Johnson High, Jan. 16 2020, 5:30-6:30PM
Beach High, Jan. 16 2020, 6-7PM
Savannah Early College High, Jan. 22 2020, 5:30-6:30PM
Woodville Tompkins Technical & Career, Jan. 25 9AM-Noon
Groves High, Jan. 30 2020, 6:30-8PM

Learn more here.

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Free, state-funded Pre-K for 2020-21

Online application available on Tues. Feb. 18 2020 for state-funded preK @ Savannah-Chatham County public schools for 2020-21 school year. Details here. 

(Pooler private schools) Risen Savior Christian Academy Open House 2020

January 11th, 2020

Pooler schools RSCA Risen Savior open house 2020 schools

Risen Savior Christian Academy 

Come and see all that Risen Savior Christian Academy in Pooler has to offer. Tour this school’s growing campus and meet staff members. A newly expanded facility is coming summer 2020.

OPEN HOUSE:  Sat. Jan 25 2020, 10AM-Noon

NOW ENROLLING
Preschool – ages 2-4
Elementary – K-7th grade (New grade added each year)

Risen Savior Christian Academy
1755 Quacco Road
Pooler Ga. 313122
912.925.9431

Learn more: www.risensaviorgeorgia.com

Risen Savior Christian Academy offers preschool for ages 2, 3 and 4 year olds, Kindergarten and Grade 1-7.

Stay connected to Risen Savior Christian Academy by liking their Facebook page here. 

For more information, please call 912.925.9431.

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Free, new faculty explorations lecture series launches Jan. 22 @ Savannah Country Day School

January 10th, 2020

Savannah Country Day School free lecture series 2020

The Savannah Country Day School, a JK-12 independent school in Savannah, will offer a new Faculty Explorations lecture series starting Jan. 22 2020.

All events are free and open to the public.

All lectures take place at the Savannah Country Day School, located at 824 Stillwood Dr. in Savannah. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required at: www.savcds.org/facultyexplorations

The 2020 Faculty Explorations schedule is as follows:

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22 – 7 p.m. – Minis 1A
Adam Weber – “Does the Earth Really Orbit the Sun? Thinking Scientifically vs. Believing What We See”

Adam Weber, the Science Department Chair and Upper School Physics teacher at Savannah Country Day School, will explore how humans began to think scientifically, from the work of early astronomers to the contemporary study of light, in an effort to gain a deeper understanding of the universe.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29 – 7 p.m. – Andrews Assembly Room
Kevin Gavin, Ph.D. – “Why You Should Go to Rome (or Why You Should Go Back If You’ve Already Been)”

Savannah Country Day School Latin teacher Kevin Gavin will discuss the profound, unparalleled story of Rome, Italy, sharing details about the Eternal City’s art, architecture and history while offering an in-depth understanding of this fascinating Italian destination.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12 – 7 p.m. – Minis 2
Ariane Wright – “Evolution through Aversion: Danger, Disgust and Frustration Driving Evolution”

Ariane Wright, an Upper School Biology and Environmental Science teacher at SCDS, will examine the key role that aversion plays in natural selection, discussing how avoiding mosquitos impacts migration, how mating habits change as females avoid aggressive males and why bright colors are often nature’s danger sign.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 – 7 p.m. – Lewis 226
Michelle Dumais – “Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao: Nationalism and Regionalism in Contemporary Spain”

SCDS Upper School Spanish instructor Michelle Dumais will explore the historical roots of the tensions between Spanish regionalism and nationalism and discuss the various political, artistic, economic and cultural manifestations of these dueling identities.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26 – 7 p.m. – Bradley Conference Room
Kevin Goldberg, Ph.D. – “A Vinous Tour Through Germany”

Kevin Goldberg, the History Department Chair at Savannah Country Day, will discuss the history, geography and geology of German wine and will lead a wine tasting featuring vintages from one of the world’s oldest and most complex winegrowing regions.

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Play in fake snow @ 2020 Hilton Head Snow Day

January 10th, 2020

FREE Hilton Head Snow Day 2020 Savannah

Hilton Head Island Recreation Association will host the 2020 Hilton Head Snow Day on Sat. Jan. 25, 2020, 11AM-4PM at Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Is.

$10 for ages 2-17, adults are free

This is a family event that will have inflatable rides, a snowfield, and entertainment. For kids who have never seen snow, this is the perfect event to play in fake snow.

Hilton Head Snow Day 2020
Sat. Jan. 25, 2020, 11AM-4PM
Shelter Cove Community Park
39 Shelter Cove Lane
Hilton Head Is. SC 29928

Money raised benefits The Island Recreation Center’s Scholarship Fund.