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Story Time at the Roundhouse Railroad Museum

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

 Join Miss Rebecca for stories themed to the season, hands-on art projects and fun songs. Cost $4 per child with regular adult admission
(912) 651-6823 ext. 3 or chsgeorgia.org.

“Spring Steam Days” at the Roundhouse Railroad Museum, Savannah

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

MARCH 19 – APRIL 17: Climb aboard the passenger car of the restored steam engine locomotive for a guided train ride and learn about the Central of Georgia Railroad. Mon.-Sat. at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. & 3 p.m.; Sun. at 1 & 2 p.m. (912) 651-6823 ext. 3 or www.chsgeorgia.org .

Tybee Irish Heritage Celebration Parade

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

The fun, family-friendly parade will start at 3pm and proceed down Butler Avenue to end on the Strand by the pier.
This Irish Parade began under the guidance of Jimmy and Jay Burke. Since its conception, it has become a Tybee tradition that seems to grow bigger every year. There will be lots of Irish families marching, along with bands, bagpipers, festive floats, the Alee Temple Shriners and straight from the Bahamas Junkanoo legends Barabbas and The Tribe! Good places to catch the parade are Butler Avenue between 6th and 10th Street and 12th Street on down.
Dress in green & join in the fun. Parade starts at City Hall and proceeds down Butler Avenue to Tybrisa Street.
Phone: 912-786-5444. www.tybeeVisit.com

Autism Support Corner, Inc., Free, Richmond Hill

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Autism Support Corner, Inc. – a nonprofit, 501 (c)(3), organization that provides a line of local resources to families affected by the autism spectrum disorder. The group’s mission is to work together with the community and schools to provide a better knowledge and understanding of autism.
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of every month
Contact: Jeanette Orr
ascrh@yahoo.com
912-445-0233
*Child care is available upon RSVP

The Cat in the Hat at Live Oak library branches

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Celebrate “Read Across America” with one of the most famous Dr. Seuss book characters.
As “The Cat in the Hat,” Reuben Haller (a musician, clown and former Cirque du Soleil performer) brings this classic book to life. The show, complete with Things 1 & 2, a grumpy fish, and a balancing birthday cake, involves children as participants from start to finish. Don’t miss this one!
Ages 3 & up.

Hinesville Library, Monday, March 7 – 10:30 a.m.
Oglethorpe Mall Library, Monday, March 7 – 4 p.m.

St. Baldrick’s Event at Savannah City Market

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Worldwide, 1600,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year. Raise awareness and funds to cure childhood cancer by participating in Savannah’s St. Baldrick’s Event. Go to www.stbaldricks.org/events/SavannahCityMarket  to find out who in Savannah is shaving the way to Conquer Childhood Cancer!

“Sounds and Making Music” kids science program in Savannah

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

MARCH 5, 12 & 19: “Sounds and Making Music” KoolScience4Kids hands-on science program hosted by Math&ScienceMatters, LLC at Southwest Middle School. Saturdays, 9-10 a.m. (elementary school students) & 10:15-11:15 a.m. (middle school students). Different monthly themes. Pre-registration required. (912) 660-3442 or www.mathandsciencematters.com .

Tea at Mrs. Davenport’s

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

MARCH 3 – 31: “Tea at Mrs. Davenport’s” program at the Davenport House Museum, 5 p.m. Learn about tea traditions and experience an early 19th century tea in an historic atmosphere. March 3-4, 10-11, 16, 18, 23-24 & 31. Reservations recommended. 324 E. State St. (912) 236-8097 or www.davenporthousemuseum.org .

Puppet Show: Bee Saves the Day in Hinesville

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

A puppet show featuring Bee and his friends as they get ready for spring
368-4003
Tuesday, March 22, 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, March 24, 4 p.m.

Double Fun story and art activity

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Features a story and art activity with a St. Patrick’s Day theme. Ages 5 and up.
925-5432

A Didgeridoo Down Under Concert

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

An Australia-themed presentation that combines music, art, social studies, science, reading encouragement, and audience participation. An engaging performance delivering lessons and messages that transcends all countries, borders and peoples. All ages.
925-8305

Stories, Music and Imagery: A Doorway to a Child’s Self Esteem

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Stories, Music and Imagery: A Doorway to a Child’s Self Esteem
Southwest Chatham Library, 925-8305
Thursday, March 10, 10 a.m. – Registration and Orientation
Saturday, March 19, 2 p.m.
Saturday, March 26, 2 p.m.
April is the Month of the Military Child. In preparation for the celebration, a special 7-week program of stories, music and imagery will be offered for children between the ages of 6 to 10, giving them new skills to cope with the stress of deployment through music inspired creativity. All children are welcome. For more information, call Elizabeth Jacobi at 598-2118.

Crafty Wednesday at Hinesville Library

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

A monthly craft-time just for children.
368-4003

Music Alive! at Live Oak public libraries

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Project 440’s MusicAlive presents a journey through the music of Vivaldi, Haydn and other composers with a special focus on the seasons.
Pooler Library, Wednesday, March 23, 10:30 a.m.
Oglethorpe Mall Library, Wednesday, March 23, 4 p.m.
Bull Street Library, Thursday, March 24, 10:30 a.m.
Islands Library, Thursday, March 24, 4 p.m.
Southwest Chatham Library, Friday, March 25, 10:30 a.m.
Carnegie Library, Friday, March 25, 4 p.m.

Savannah St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

The Parade begins at 10:15 a.m. following celebration of Mass at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.

The parade begins at the corner of Gwinnett and Abercorn, and makes its way north on Abercorn to Broughton, where it turns east to East Broad Street. The parade turns north on E. Broad and then heads west on Bay, past City Hall, where it takes a left on Bull Street, ending at Harris Street.

The City of Savannah’s guide to St. Patrick’s Day is available at www.savannahga.gov . The guide is for residents, visitors and businesses who plan to participate in the celebration March 17-19. Topics include parking and transportation options, vendor permitting and rules for using the parks and squares on the day of the parade.

Columbia City Ballet’s Cinderella in Savannah

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Audiences will fall in love with Columbia City Ballet’s Cinderella with its sheer artistry of the dancing, the comic brilliance of the stepsisters and the magical, clearly-portrayed story that make the production the perfect family outing and a great ballet for first-timers. For ticket info, click here

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