Your Kid’s Weekend Guide

Sat. May 31, archeofest1.jpgArchaeoFest 2008 @ Battlefield Park, Savannah, 10 am-3 pm; Hands-on archaeological education activities on the site of the 1779 Battle of Savannah. Kids see artifacts, learn about the CSS Georgia, talk to real archaeologists and learn how to match bones to skeletons. Click here for a $1 off coupon. $6 for adults, $5 for children; kids 6 and younger are FREE. Located @ corner of MLK Jr. Blvd and Louisville Road between the Visitors Center and Roundhouse Railroad Museum. 912.651.2240

Sat. May 31, Haunted Oatland Island tour, 9-11 pm. Go on a ghost-hunting tour of the 80-year plus facility. In partnership with Sixth Sense Savannah, a local tour company. Cost: $36.50. Twenty percent benefits Oatland Island Wildlife Center. Click here for more info. 912.898.3980

Sat. May 31, Recycling Roundup Event @ Lake Mayer, noon-4 pm. Awareness event for youth about recycling. Family activities & entertainment including wet slide and bouncers. Bring your recyclables to benefit the youth scholarship fund. First 50 kids to bring 20 recyclables receive a free T-shirt. Sponsored by YFAC (Youth For A Cleaner Environment) 912.897.0311 or email

Sat. May 31, Kids Fishing Rodeo @ Daffin Park Lake, 7 -11 am. Lake has been stocked with freshwater catfish. All children 15 and younger are invited to participate. Bring your own bait and tackle, however a limited amount will be available for children without any. Participating children must be accompanied by an adult. Food and drinks will be served. Awards will be presented. Sponsored by City of Savannah, Georgia Department of Natural Resources and Bass Pro Shops

Fri, Sat. & Sun, May 30-June 1. Performance of “Children of Eden” @ Savannah Children’s Theatre, 7 pm Fri. May 30, 3 pm Sat & Sun May 31 & June 1. Tickets cost $10, 2160 E. Victory Drive 912.238.9015

Hilton Head Is./Bluffton area

Fri. May 29, Farmer’s Market @ Center Court, The Mall at Shelter Cove, 8 am-1 pm. Fresh local veggies and fruit available for purchase. 843.686.3090

Sat. May 31, 9-10 am. Free Stroller Fitness class @ Hilton Head Branch Library, 11 Beach City Road, HHI. 9-10 am. Jennifer Wolfe of Once Upon A Workout will lead the class for moms and babies. For children ages 3 months to 15 months. Wear workout clothes and shoes. Bring a stroller and bottled water. Preregistration required. 843.342.9200. Email

Sat. May 31, 10 am. Do-Drop-In Story Time @ Hilton Head Branch Library, 11 Beach City Road. FREE! For children all ages. Each week a different themed story time with songs, poems, finger plays, a story-in-the-wall and a take-home craft activity. No registration required. 843.342.9200.

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