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Moms with Cameras beginner photography class to start taking better pictures, Oct. 11, Savannah

October 1st, 2014

Moms with Cameras beginner photography class Savannah Is your fancy digital camera still in full auto – just like it was when you first took it out of the box? Why not sign up for a Shuman Fine Art Photography’s beginner’s photography class and learn how to get more from your camera and take better pictures!

Moms with Cameras Class is Sat. Oct. 11 2014, 10:30AM-2:15 PM.
Sign up here.

This class is PERFECT for mom and dads who desire better family snapshots!

The class will cover:
-10 Tips for Taking Better Photos and how to get your kids to cooperate
-How to get off auto mode
-Training Wheels
-How your lighting matters
-Using your Camera’s Basic Settings
-Lens Overview
-Practice shooting indoors and out

Moms Photography Class Savannah Everything You Need to Know To Take Better Photos WHAT’S INCLUDED:
-snacks
-cheat sheet for your camera bag
-swag bag
-Printed notes covering the lessons taught so that you can continue to practice and refine your skills at home
-A private Facebook group to stay connected and help each other learn even after class is over
-FUN!

WHAT’S REQUIRED:
-DSLR camera OR point and shoot camera
-camera manual
-pen and paper (in case I say something mind blowing and you want to remember it)
-any extra lens you may have

The three and a half hour Moms with Cameras group class is $135 per person (with an option to pay only half down). Class size is limited to 7 students so everyone will have an opportunity to ask specific questions. Reserve your spot today! Sign up here.

Private Class
Interested in a private individual class? The private one-on-one photography class is a great way for a you to get help with your specific camera. The class cover the basics of what goes into an exposure, go over the features of your camera, and suggest when to use certain features of your camera to allow you to take better pictures. The class will also cover the differences between different lenses and which lens is best during different circumstances. A three-hour class at your home is $250.

Also please check out Shuman Fine Art Photography’s professional work here.

Jillane Tucker, Shuman Fine Art Photography.com, email jillanes@shumanphoto.com, 912.826.4447 http://www.shumanfineartphotography.com/ Shuman Fine Art Photography is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Erigo – nurturing Savannah’s expectant & new parents through breastfeeding help, birthing classes, group support, postpartum care

September 30th, 2014

Erigo Savannah breastfeeding help

Erigo in Savannah is the one-stop resource for expectant & new parents.

Savannah’s first and only boutique maternity firm offers a wide variety of services, tailored specifically to each client’s needs. The fresh & welcoming spot is located in the heart of Savannah’s medical district at 5301 Paulsen St.

Services

The list below only begins to cover what Erigo can offer. Please click on any that interest you.

Lactation (Breastfeeding) consultation
Postpartum Care for Mom & Baby
Group Support Meetings for New & Expectant Parents
Birthing Preparation Classes
Parenting Classes
Pregnancy and Postpartum Fitness Classes

To see more of what Erigo offers, please visit their Web site by clicking here. 

Connect with other parents

*FREE Expectant & New Parent Support Group, meets @ Erigo, 10-11:30 AM the 1st Tuesday of every month. Refreshments served. No RSVP necessary. Just show up! Details here.  

*New Mamas Club,  10 AM-Noon Fridays @ Erigo. Engaging activities for mom & baby including some light yoga. Details here. 

*Birthing & Newborn care, 6-8 PM Tuesdays @ Erigo. Details here.

TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT OR SIGN UP FOR A CLASS, PLEASE CLICK HERE. 

Erigo, 5301 Paulsen St. Savannah. On Facebook here. Email info@erigosavannah.com (912) 544-6387,  erigosavannah.com  Erigo is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Enjoy a $21 organic meal for 4 from SCAD’s Cafe Bon Appetit in Savannah every Friday

September 30th, 2014

Savannah meals to go

Enjoy a meal for four each Friday with fresh organic foods for only $21 from SCAD’s Cafe Bon Appetit in Savannah!

Simply email Eric Davidson at eric.davidson@cafebonappetit.com by 2 PM Thursday. Give him your name for the order and let him know that you were referred by SouthernMamas.com . . . and, enjoy your meal!

This week’s menu includes: mixed green salad with green goddess dressing, seared chicken with boursin bechamel, wild rice blend, green beans with caramelized shallots, and delicious cheesecake bars.

Meals are ready for pick up on Fridays between 3:00pm and 6:00pm at Jo’s Cafe, 201 W. Oglethorpe Avenue.

Learn more here. 

SCAD’s Cafe Bon Appetit, 201 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah, 31401 email eric.davidson@cafebonappetit.com. On Facebook here. SCAD’s Cafe Bon Appetit is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Pediatric Rehabilitation & Wellness in Savannah offers Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy for Children

September 29th, 2014

Pediatric Rehabilitation & Wellness in Savannah Pediatric Rehabilitation & Wellness in Savannah is THE practice for physical, occupational & speech therapy for kids.

Their therapists are here to answer your concerns about your child’s development.

Do people have difficulty understanding your child when he/she speaks?

Are you concerned about the effects of chronic ear infections on your child’s speech?

Are you concerned that your child is not crawling?

Does your child interact with others?

Therapists at Pediatric Rehabilitation & Wellness can answer these and many other questions you may have about your child’s development.

Call Pediatric Rehabilitation & Wellness for an appointment: 912.351.4793.

You can meet the therapists from Pediatric Rehabilitation & Wellness at their booth at the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society Annual Buddy Walk at Forsyth Park this Saturday October 4th. Learn more about the Buddy Walk 2014 here. 

Pediatric Rehabilitation & Wellness, 10B Mall Ct., Savannah, 31406, 912.351.4793, On Facebook here, email management@pediatricrehabandwellness.com , www.pediatricrehabandwellness.com Pediatric Rehabilitation & Wellness is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.  

You’re invited: Family-Friendly Concert Fundraiser with Savannah kids’ band Made to Love, Oct. 3, Savannah

September 29th, 2014

Made to Love Savannah kids' band Come see this Savannah kids’ band – Made to Love – open for Savannah Christian Church lateChurch Band aka The Modern End & support a great cause.

6:45 PM this Friday Oct. 3 @ The Porch @ 17 E. 31St St., Savannah. Learn more here. 

The live concert is a benefit to help send the McHargue of family of Savannah (Dove, Amber & their identical red-headed triplets Lex, Brody & Collin) to serve with PROeM Ministries in Poland for the month of December. They will be helping to bring Savannah Christian’s The Journey to Poland.

Made to love logoDoors for the benefit open at 6:45pm. There is a suggested donation of $10 at the door(credit cards accepted) and everyone who donates will get a thank you gift.

Snacks and refreshments will be available.

There will also be a silent auction featuring an afternoon Sailing Adventure, Surfing Lessons & goodies from Jumping Jacks.

Learn more about the McHargues’ upcoming mission trip here.

Learn more about Savannah Christian Church’s ministries in Savannah and around the world at www.sccgo.com and by liking the Savannah Christian Church Global Outreach page on Facebook.

Savannah Fall Fun 2014: Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides, Corn Mazes, Fall Festivals

September 29th, 2014

Visit the SouthernMamas.com Fall Fun 2014 Guide throughout the season by clicking here to find pumpkin patches, fall festivals, Halloween fun & more.

Here’s how to make the most of this beautiful season in the Lowcountry. This list will be updated throughout the season.

*Holiday Farms pumpkin patch, hayrides. Opens Oct. 1. Open Mon-Sat Oct. 1-Oct. 31. Details here. 

*Madrac Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides. Opens Oct. 2.  Open every Thurs, Fri. & Sat. Oct. 2-Nov.1Details here. 

*Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides. Opens Oct. 4.  Open every weekend Oct. 4 – Nov. 2. Details here.

*Tybee Is. Spelling Bee, Oct. 2. Details here. 

*Military Discount Day, Oct. 4 @ Holiday Farms pumpkin patch, hayrides. Details here. 

*Sassy Salon Day for kids, up-dos, tutus, glitter & more, @ Utopia. Oct. 4. Details here.

*Annual Buddy Walk & FREE Family Fun Festival, Forsyth Park, Oct. 4. Details here. 

*Live history lesson/true ghost story: Davenport House presents “Dreadful Pestilence: Savannah’s Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1820.” For ages 8+. Friday & Saturday nights in October 2014. Details here. 

*FREE Beaufort Shrimp Festival, Oct. 3-4. Details here.

*FREE Family Day @ Jepson Center, Oct. 4. Details here.

*FREE Astronomy Day @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, Oct. 4. Details here. 

*FREE Oktoberfest & Wiener Dog Races, Oct. 4. Details here. 

*FREE Picnic in the Park, Oct. 5. Details here.

*Savannah Greek Festival, Oct. 9-11. Details here.

*FREE Celebrate Armstrong Festival, 12-6 PM, Oct. 9. Details here.

*Savannah Haunted Houses: Alee Shriners’ Terror Plantation. Oct. 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, 31 & Nov. 1 . Details here.

*Kids’ Shark Tooth & Fossil Hunt, Beaufort Oct. 11. Details here.

*Tybee Pirate Festival & Parade, Oct. 9-12. Details here. 

*FREE Cowboy Carnival, Bounce houses, pumpkin & cookie decorating, petting zoo, FREE FOOD,  Oct. 18. Details here.

*Free Talahi Is. Fall Festival, Oct. 19. Details here.

*BBQ, Brews & Bluegrass family-friendly benefit for The Next Generation, Oct. 19. Details here.

*Disney on Ice, Savannah Oct. 22-26. Details here. 

*Spanish tall ship El Galeón Andalucía on River Street Oct. 24-Nov. 2. Transforms into Haunted Pirate Ship near Halloween. Details here. 

*Haunted Trail @ Skidaway State Park, Oct. 24 & 25. Details here. 

*Halloween Hike @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Oct. 24 & 25. Details here. 

*Pumpkin Patch, Costume Contest, Oct. 24 @ Hilton Head Is. Details here. 

*Campfire Cookout/Fall Festival, Utopia in Savannah, Oct. 25. Details here. 

*St. James Catholic School Fall Festival, Open to the public. Savannah, Oct 25. Details here.

*Tricks, Treats & Trains @ Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah, 10 AM-1 PM. Details here.

*FREE Family Day @ SCAD Museum of Art, Oct. 25. Details here. 

*Spookalicious Halloween festivities @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is. Oct. 25. Details here. 

*Wag-O-Ween trick or treating for dogs, Savannah Oct. 25. Details here.

*Free Skidaway Marine Science Day, Oct. 25. Details here. 

*Shalom Y’all – Jewish Food Festival 2014, Forsyth Park, Oct. 26. Details here.

*Fall-oween Family Fun Day & Trick-or-Treating in the campground @ Skidaway Is. State Park, Oct. 26. Details here. 

*FREE Tree Tots Costume Party, Pooler Library, Oct. 29. Details here. 

*FREE Savannah Zombie walk, free make-up by make-up artists with canned food donation, Nov. 1. Details here. 

*FREE Savannah Food Day Festival 2014, Daffin Park, 11 AM-5 PM Nov. 2. Details here.

*Beaufort Heritage Days Celebration 2014, Nov. 6-8. Details here. 

*Fairy Party Meet and greet with Tink and her fairy friends, Tinker Tea Party & more, Savannah. Details here. 

*KiDS Rock Savannah, 1 mile run, Daffin Park, Nov. 9. Details here. 

*FREE Savannah Children’s Book Festival, Nov. 15. Details here. 

*FREE children’s activities @ Telfair Art Fair, Savannah, Nov. 15. Details here.

*Harvest Festival & Cane Grinding @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Nov. 22. Details here.

*$5 Girls Golf Clinic @ The Club at Savannah Harbor, Nov. 22. Details here.

Sassy Salon Day, Campfire Cookout & Winter Wonderland Retreat Girls’ Frozen Slumber party @ Utopia, Savannah

September 29th, 2014

Utopia Savannah events for children with autism Utopia, Ga. in Savannah invites your kids to take part in their various Fall/Winter 2014 events including Sassy Salon Day, Campfire Cookout & Winter Wonderland Retreat Girls’ Slumber party featuring princess dress-up, cookie decorating  & of course, the movie ‘Frozen.’

For more information on all of the above events or to RSVP, please email utopia.ga@gmail.com.

Details below.

Sassy Salon Day – Oct. 4
Get dolled up during the ultimate dress up party!
There will be glitter and bright colors everywhere you turn as we create
spectacular up-dos and wear tutus!
10 am- 1 pm. $15/participant. Please RSVP by 9/30/14

Campfire Cook-out – Oct. 25
We’re blending all things camp-out and fall festival in one awesome event! Perfect
opportunity for that much needed date night, parents, as the kids are
entertained at an evening of fun!
6 pm-10 pm. $20/participant. Please RSVP by 10/21/14

Leather Creations – Nov. 15
Special guest shares with us his talents of leather creations!
Create moccasins, bags, bracelets, etc. More details coming soon!

Winter Wonderland Retreat – Dec. 5 & 6
Girl’s Night Slumber Party!
Girls will bake & decorate cookies, become ice princesses, watch “Frozen” & so much more!
6 pm – 10 am. $30/participant. Please RSVP by 11/25/14

For more information on all of the above events or to RSVP, please email utopia.ga@gmail.com.

More info about Utopia here. 

Utopia, Ga. provides a range of unique skill development programs and in-home support services for families of children with and without diagnoses, such as ASD, SPD, ADD, ODD, LD, PDD-NOS, and other Behavioral and Developmental Issues. Utopia, 54 Rio Road, Savannah, 31419  www.utopiaga.us,  On Facebook here . Email utopia.ga@gmail.com. Tel: 912-224-0201 Utopia is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

FREE Fitness Fun for kids with COPE certified trainer & a nutritionist, Oct. 12, Savannah

September 29th, 2014

Free fitness for kids Savannah COPEOn Sunday Oct. 12 2014, COPE, a local childhood obesity prevention organization, will hold a FREE afternoon event at their studio located at 8511 Ferguson Avenue #F next to Nonstop Fitness in Sandfly.

The event will be 3-6 PM. This is for all school aged kids. Kids will have fitness fun with a certified trainer, learn great nutrition tips with a nutritionist and discuss exchanging lifestyle habits for healthier ones with COPE’s health coach.

COPE offers the only certified L.E.A.N. health coach in the Savannah area.

COPE offers Savannah families obesity education and prevention free of charge in the way of  after school programs. Donated funds pay for the cost of implementation and materials so all parents and children can participate and/or benefit.

For more information, contact COPE Director Sandy Baker at 912-247-2086 or email info@copeforchange.org

FOR MORE FREE LOCAL KIDS’ EVENTS, CLICK HERE.

Homeschool programs in Savannah: Independent Learning Network registration begins Oct. 1 2014

September 29th, 2014

Savannah homeschool programs curriculum Independent Learning Network ILNThe Independent Learning Network, Inc. in Savannah offers courses to homeschoolers.

ILN offers individualized educational plans for academic levels 3-12, tutoring, monthly field trips and summer programs.

Registration begins October 1 2014. Learn more here. 

Introduction to Spanish – $95.00
October 7-23
Tues/Wed/Thur
1:00-2:30 p.m.
Students will explore the Spanish language and culture in a small group setting. Emphasis is on interactive activities that are designed to engage students in practicing the language using real-world situations. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written Spanish, as well as demonstrate cultural awareness. All materials included. Limited spaces available for ages 12-adult

Savannah homeschool programs, groupsIntroduction to Computer Science – $125.00
October 7-30
Tue/Thur
3:00-4:30 p.m.
Students will be introduced to the field of computer science, fundamentals of computing and computational concepts necessary for high- level computer programming and engineering. This course has been specifically designed for students with no prior programming experience and does not require any background in Computer Science. All materials included. Limited spaces available for ages 12-adult

Career Readiness Program – $1,950.00
Oct 1-May 30
Grade levels 9-12
Career Assessment • Portfolio Development • Character Building • Financial Literacy Professional Development •Internship Placement • Job/College Placement
This focused year-long program is customized to each student’s interests and aptitude. Weekly mentor sessions consist of individual or small group meetings under the direction of a dedicated career coach.

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Flexible payment options available
Consult your tax professional about deductions for educational expenses

For additional information and to register, please call (912) 355-7557 or visit www.iln-ga.org

The Independent Learning Network, Inc. (ILN) is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to the academic excellence of home-based and other non-conventional learners.

The ILN resource center is located at 7160 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Suite #101. Hours are by appointment.

Independent Learning Network, 7160 Hodgson Memorial Dr., Suite 101, 912-355-7557, www.iln-ga.org On Facebook here. Savannah Independent Learning Network is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Baby & Me Yoga, Pregnancy Yoga @ Savannah Yoga Center, Pooler & Savannah

September 28th, 2014

toddler infant mommy and me yoga Savannah Yoga Center

Baby & Me Yoga classes in Pooler

10am on Tuesdays
Age: precrawlers.
Instructor: Ann Carroll a Certified Labor Doula, Certified HypnoBirthing Teacher, and registered E-500 Registered Yoga Teacher with a special designation for pre and post natal yoga. She is honored to guide women during this empowered time of their life.

Parent & Me Yoga Classes Mondays – Savannah

10 AM-11:15AM Toddlers & Me Yoga
11:30 AM-12:45PM Infant & Me (Pre-Crawlers)

Pregnancy Yoga-Savannah

Pregnancy Yoga Rolling Series (start anytime!)
Savannah, 6-7:15pm Thursdays Pregnancy Yoga Series (sign up online) Details here.

Pregnancy Yoga Workshops
Pooler Saturday 1-3 PM. Details here.
Nov. 1

Details, Pricing & Registration for all of the above classes: www.savannahyoga.com (912) 232-2994

Savannah Yoga Center in Savannah & Pooler, 1319 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401 & 111 Canal St. #101, Pooler, GA 31322 On Facebook here.
Email info@savannahyoga.com (912) 232-2994, email savannahyoga@gmail.com , www.savannahyoga.com Savannah Yoga Center is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser