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Children’s Silhouette Artist at La Dee Da Children’s Boutique in Rincon

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Erik Johnson, Silhouette artist, will create beautiful and timeless creations, perfect for moms and grand moms for Mother’s Day, by appointment. Please call 912.295.5470 for appointment times and information

While shopping at La Dee Da, mention SouthernMamas.com and recieve 25% off any regularly priced item through April 23rd.

www.LaDeeDeKids.com
912.295.5470

Blu Owl Photography photo session deal spotlighted on Half Price Savannah

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Blu Owl Photography – a SouthernMamas.com sponsor – has a hot deal currently spotlighted on Half Price Savannah: $62 photo session (regular cost $125) and 10 4″x 6″ proof prints.

Buy now and schedule your session anytime through October 2011. The deal will only be spotlighted on Half Price Savannah for a few days. Click here for details.

Blu Owl Photographers Heather Shiver & Siobhan Egan have a knack for producing crisp family and children portraits that have a refreshingly natural style and bring an editorial, stylized flair to their couples’ shoots. Fresh, fun shots that capture those soft, special moments. See more of their work here.

Blu Owl Photography, Savannah, GA 31401, 912-656-4023, www.bluowlphotoblog.com  . Contact Blu Owl Photography to schedule a session and take advantage of this deal anytime between now and October 12, 2011.

Savannah soccer camp: Jeremy Aven Academy Summer Camp

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Several SouthernMamas.com readers have asked for information on Savannah-area soccer camps for summer 2011.

So we’re happy to tell you about JEREMY AVEN ACADEMY SUMMER CAMP, which will be June 13 – June 17 2011 on Whitemarsh Island. The camp includes five days of great technical instruction working on juggling, dribbling, passing, shooting, finishing, and much more. All training is conducted by full time staff coaches from Savannah Soccer Academy. For ages 7 and older.

LOCATION
Islands YMCA, 66 Johnny Mercer Blvd. Savannah, 31410 on Whitemarsh Island
TIMES
FULL DAY
9 AM – 4 PM
½ DAY
9 AM – 12 PM
COST
*FULL DAY CAMP (M/T/W/TH/F)
$250.00
Ages 7 and older only
**½ DAY CAMP (M/T/W/TH/F)
$125.00
*Cost includes camp shirt and ball.
**Cost includes camp shirt.

REGISTER ONLINE AT www.jaacademy.com . Click on Camps.

ALL PLAYERS WILL NEED:
• CLEATS AND INDOOR/TENNIS SHOES
• WATER BOTTLE & BALL
• SNACK (1/2 DAY) LUNCH (FULL DAY)
• APPROPRIATE CLOTHING FOR OUTDOOR WEATHER

For more info or to register, click here. JA Academy Summer Camp is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Savannah preschools registration for 2011-12

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Registration is under way at many Savannah-area preschools for the 2011-12 school year. Click here for a list of our readers’ picks for local preschools.

Veritas Academy at the Independent Presbyterian Church, 207 Bull St., Savannah will have a preview morning and information session Wed. April 23 8:30-9:30AM. For more info on Veritas, call 912-238-1222 or visit www.veritassavannah.org.

Summer Toddler Art at Georgia State Railroad Museum in Savannah

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

Finding summer activities for kids 2 and younger can be tough.

But the good news is that many local preschools offer “camps” for toddlers including First Presbyterian Preschool in Ardsley Park. (Camp registration is under way. Click here for more info.)

Another interesting option: Summer Toddler Art at Georgia State Railroad Museum (Roundhouse Railroad Museum) in Savannah.

The eight-week long sessions run July 15- Sept. 2 2011. For children 2 and younger. Friday mornings at 10am*. $100 for the 8-week session or $12.50 per class. Ages 2 and under. Pre-registration required. Call 912-651-6823 x3 or email info@chsgeorgia.org *Class on July 29 will be held at 2pm. www.chsgeorgia.org

For Summer Camps 2011 options for older children in Savannah, click here.

Shape Up for Swimsuit Season with Kickboxing or Boot Camp in Savannah

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Performance Initiatives is now accepting participants for the following classes:

Contact Kerri Goodrich (912) 507-7106 or performanceinitiatives_kg@comcast.net. Or visit www.performanceinitiatives.org  to learn more about youth programs

Adult Classes:
M-W-F open/co-ed 7:30am-8:30am Boot Camp taught by Crossfit certified trainers

M-W-F 8:30-9:30am Women’s Only Boot Camp

Th-8:30-9:30 Coed/Open Boot Camp

M & F 6pm-7:15pm Kickboxing

Cost:
Kickboxing-$50/members or $70 for non-members
Morning Boot Camp Adult classes-$55/mth for members, $80/mth for non-members

Youth Programs:
After school programs M-F 3pm-6pm (ages 6+ )offering tutoring, fitness, athletic training, art, life skills classes
Includes a teen/adult Jiu Jitsu Class Mondays 6:30pm-8pm
$20 a month individual / $35 a month for a family
Youth Taekwondo Classes:
T & Th 6pm-7pm
Cost $35 monthly for members / $65 monthly for non-members

April Petite Feet giveaway: your choice of Footmates or Tsukihoshi children’s shoes

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

UPDATE: The winner is Michelle Shryock! Congratulations!

In April, a SouthernMamas reader will win her choice of either Footmates or  Tsukihoshi children’s shoe that’s in stock at Petite Feet , Savannah’s shoe boutique for children.

To enter to win, just visit the Petite Feet Facebook page by clicking here. “Like” the page. Then write your answer to this question on the Petite Feet Facebook wall: what local April event/spring tradition are you most looking forward to taking part in? (Get some ideas here. )Not into Facebook? You can enter to win by answering below this post! (Click on Comments)

Deadline to enter to win is Midnight April 30. We’ll announce the winner here in May.

Congratulations to SouthernMamas.com Kelly Tucker, who won the March SouthernMamas.com giveaway from Petite Feet!

Petite Feet’s knowledgeable personal service ensures that each child is fitted correctly. The boutique has hard-to-find sizes. And you don’ t have to fight for parking spot. Petite Feet at 5521 Abercorn next to Fresh Market and across from Publix is in a super convenient location with easy in-and-out parking. The kid-friendly store even has puzzles, TV, children’s book and toys keep the tots busy while you shop.

Visit their website at www.petitefeetsavannah.com for more brands and information.

Petite Feet , 5521 Abercorn St., Savannah, 31405, 912.349.4292, email michael@petitefeetsavannah.com;  Petite Feet is a sponsor of SouthernMamas.com

Free Bluffton Library Storytimes

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Storytime for preschoolers ages 3-5 will be held at Bluffton Public Library Mondays at 6:30 PM and Tuesdays at 10 AM this winter/spring. Stories, songs, fingerplays, snacks and other related activities. Each session is approximately 35-40 minutes long. Parents or caregivers must register their child at the circulation desk. Call for more info: 419-358-5016.
Weekly Themes
April 25 & 26: Guinea Pig Party – Children may bring in Zhu Zhu pets or other stuffed animal.

www.blufftonpubliclibrary.org/node/139

Special Fall FIeld Day @ Forsyth Farmers Market, Savannah

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Forsyth Farmers’ Market Fall Field Day in connection with “ Bring it Home”
Times: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Dates: Nov 17, 2012
Location: Forsyth Park
Admission: Free
Website: forsythfarmersmarket.com/

Forsyth Farmers Market Bring It Home Event: Fall Field Day! Learn how to prepare a healthy recipe from Theo of Cafe Florie, participate in field day games like sack race and freeze tag, and have fun while learning about local farmers and foods!

Bring It Home creates the opportunity for community members to “bring home” knowledge of healthy living, including the selection and preparation of nutritious foods and physical activity. Come early! The first 25 folks who complete the scavenger hunt will win $5 tokens for shopping at the market.

Fresh, regionally grown food and food products sold by the farmers
9 AM-1 PM Saturdays @ South End of Forsyth Park (Between the basketball and tennis courts)
Email: forsythfarmersmarket@gmail.com
More info here: www.forsythfarmersmarket.org

For more local Farmers’ Markets, click here,

Forsyth Farmers Market held Saturdays in Savannah

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Fresh, regionally grown food and food products sold by the farmers
April 2nd through November 19th 2011
South End of Forsyth Park (Between the basketball and tennis courts)
Email: forsythfarmersmarket@gmail.com
More info here: www.forsythfarmersmarket.org

Forsyth Farmers Market, Savannah

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Fresh, regionally grown food and food products sold by the farmers.

9 AM-1 PM Saturdays @ South End of Forsyth Park, Savannah
Email: forsythfarmersmarket@gmail.com
More info here: www.forsythfarmersmarket.org

Forsyth Farmers Market held Saturdays in Savannah

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Fresh, regionally grown food and food products sold by the farmers
April 2nd through November 19th 2011
South End of Forsyth Park (Between the basketball and tennis courts)
Email: forsythfarmersmarket@gmail.com
More info here: www.forsythfarmersmarket.org

Hilton Head Farmers Market every Friday through October 2011

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Held on Fridays April 1 2011 through October 2011. Fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, seafood, flowers, preserves, pasta, bread and more. Free parking. More info at (843) 422-4168 or www.farmersmarkethiltonheadisland.com .

Free outdoor Gregg Russell Children Concerts, Harbour Town, Hilton Head Is.

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011
 Gregg Russell Family Concerts:
April 11- 15, 18 & 19, and 25 – 29. Nightly 7:30-9:30 PM. Over the years, he’s become a Sea Pines classic. Under the Liberty Oak in Harbour Town is where you’ll find Gregg Russell entertaining adults and children alike. His concerts are not to be missed. Complimentary.
More info here: http://www.greggrussell.com/

Free outdoor Gregg Russell Children Concerts, Harbour Town, Hilton Head Is.

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

FREE Gregg Russell Family Concerts in Harbour Town, Hilton Head Is.

Gregg Russell Family Concerts:
April 11- 15, 18 & 19, and 25 – 29. Nightly 7:30-9:30 PM.  Over the years, he’s become a Sea Pines classic. Under the Liberty Oak in Harbour Town is where you’ll find Gregg Russell entertaining adults and children alike. His concerts are not to be missed. Complimentary.
More info here: http://www.greggrussell.com/

Free Gregg Russell Outdoor Children Concerts, Harbour Town, Hilton Head Is

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

FREE Gregg Russell Family Concerts in Harbour Town, Hilton Head Is.

Gregg Russell Family Concerts:
April 11- 15, 18 & 19, and 25 – 29. Over the years, he’s become a Sea Pines classic. Under the Liberty Oak in Harbour Town is where you’ll find Gregg Russell entertaining adults and children alike. His concerts are not to be missed. Complimentary.
More info here: http://www.greggrussell.com/