Archive for May, 2011

$1 Kids’ Morning Movies at Savannah Stadium 10

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Summer Movie Express
Enjoy a selected G or PG movie for only one dollar at 10 AM Tuesdays and Wednesdays during this 9-week festival at select Regal Cinemas.
SAVANNAH STADIUM 10
912-961-1535
6/28-6/29 (10am)
ASTRO BOY
MEGAMIND

$1 Kids’ Morning Movies at Savannah Stadium 10

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Summer Movie Express
Enjoy a selected G or PG movie for only one dollar at 10 AM Tuesdays and Wednesdays during this 9-week festival at select Regal Cinemas.
SAVANNAH STADIUM 10
912-961-1535
10 AM Aug. 9-10 2011
MADAGASCAR 2
RAMONA & BEEZUS

For more local free or discounted children’s activities happening this summer, click here.

FREE Curious Moon Puppet Theatre show, Savannah

Friday, May 27th, 2011

 

This year’s show is “A World of Puppet Stories,” a journey of folk tales from around the world — England, Russia, Africa, and South America. Audiences will cheer for their favorite dog, Skeeter, to finally get his chance to be in the show! This is a traditional puppet show, performed inside a professional, colorful puppet booth. All puppets are handmade by the puppeteer. The show is followed by a demonstration speech about the puppets and puppeteering. All questions will be answered, and children will have a chance to take a closer look at the puppets that interest them.
Ages 3 and up.

www.curiousmoon.com

West Broad Library, Wednesday, July 6 @ 11 a.m.
Southwest Chatham Library, Wednesday, July 6 @ 3:30 p.m.
Springfield Library, Wednesday, July 13 @ 10:30 a.m.
Rincon Library, Wednesday, July 13 @ 3:00 p.m.
Islands Library, Thursday, July 28 @ 10:30 a.m.
Oglethorpe Mall Library, Thursday, July 28 @ 2:30 p.m.
Port City Library, Tuesday, August 9 @ 10:30 a.m.
Carnegie Library, Tuesday, August 9 @ 2:30 p.m.

Free Judy Moody Book Party, Savannah

Friday, May 27th, 2011
Judy%20Moody%20thumb.bmp

A party for children ages 5 and up featuring the “Judy Moody” book series. Activities include games, trivia, and crafts.

For more free or discounted children’s summer 2011 activities in the Savannah/Hilton Head Is. area, click here.

FREE “All Aboard Monkey” Puppet Show, Thunderbolt

Friday, May 27th, 2011

 Gabby the Monkey decides to take a boat ride around the world. She meets all kinds of animals from Africa and Australia.

Thunderbolt Library, Monday, June 27, 2:30 p.m.
Pooler Library, Monday, July 11, 11 a.m.
Bull Street Library, Monday, Aug. 8, 10:30 a.m.
West Broad Library, Monday, Aug. 1, 2:30 p.m.

“All Aboard Monkey” Puppet Show, Rincon

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Gabby the Monkey decides to take a boat ride around the world. She meets all kinds of animals from Africa and Australia.

Rincon Library, Monday, June 20, 2 p.m.
Thunderbolt Library, Monday, June 27, 2:30 p.m.
Pooler Library, Monday, July 11, 11 a.m.
Bull Street Library, Monday, Aug. 8, 10:30 a.m.
West Broad Library, Monday, Aug. 1, 2:30 p.m.

Best Academy: a progressive, diverse early learning center in Savannah

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Among the many things that makes mama frantic, the quest for quality childcare trumps all.

Trying to find an affordable Savannah early learning center that fits your progressive tastes and provides a nurturing and diverse environment is tough.

Set in Midtown Savannah, Best Academy serves children ages 4 and younger including infants. Best currently has two infant cribs available lots of love to give. They will have openings in the fall in their 3-4 year-old classroom. Best will work with parents looking for 2 or 3 day schedules.

The Children at Best receive the benefit of having highly-qualified and enthusiastic teachers who keep children engaged with creative art projects and incorporate positive, community conscious and environmentally friendly lessons into the programming.  Ms. Amy of Ms. Amy’s School of Music provides early childhood music education classes and child-led music jams.

 BEST Academy serves all vegetarian meals and has their own organic garden.

They encourage the kids to learn while doing. And, after lots of learning, the 12,000 square-foot playground gives kids plenty of room to do what kids do best – play.

“Like” Best Academy on Facebook by clicking here to stay connected and updated on the center’s open spots.

Best Academy, 1010 E. Duffy St. at the corner of Waters Avenue, 912.335-7123 or email best.academy1@gmail.com www.thebestacademy.net Best Academy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Join a Savannah neighborhood pool this summer (Things to do in Savannah with kids)

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Looking to join a family-friendly pool that doesn’t cost country-club prices?

Check out Magnolia Park Pool, which opens Sat. May 28. The pool is located in Magnolia Park neighborhood at the corner of Morgan Street and Bacon Park Drive.

Membership is open for a fee to residents and non-resident members.

The pool is open 7 days a week during the season and has a lifeguard on duty.

The 2011 summer season will feature special events around the pool and offer swimming lessons. The pool – which includes a diving board and baby pool – can be rented for parties and events. Special events include: “Dive- in” movie night 8 PM Saturday May 28, which is the official pool opening day. The movie and all other events are open to members of the pool only. Members can bring guests. Movie cost for guests with members are $3 and $2. (adult/kids). Enjoy Pizza and sodas (for sale)

For more information, membership fess or to become a member of the MBF pool contact Don Consos at 912- 303-0101 or donald@consosgroup.com

Another Savannah neighborhood pool to check out:

The Kensington Park Pool located at 101 Althea Court (just off Kensington Drive).
A sweet location tucked away from the street, to avoid that “fishbowl” feeling.
Membership is open to everyone.
Kensington has a 100 thousand gallon pool that ranges from 3 to 9 feet, with a diving board.
A baby pool, snack bar and privates party facilities.The pool has friendly certified lifeguards to put you at ease.
Kensington Park Pool offers: Family memberships, Single parent memberships, Grandparent memberships and many more options!
Active duty military gets 25% off. Contact Kensigntonpool@aol.com

Natural birth alternatives with homebirth certified nurse midwife at Savannah Midwifery

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Interested in birthing in the privacy, safety, and familiarity of your own home? Want a waterbirth in your living room? Curious about natural alternatives during pregnancy? Want to be empowered by your birth rather than afraid of it?

Then check out our local homebirth certified nurse midwife (the only one in Georgia south of Macon actually), GeorgAnna Wiley at Savannah Midwifery. Call or email for a free, no-obligation consultation. Enjoy your birth!

www.savannahmidwife.net/

GeorgAnna Wiley is qualified to provide care for healthy, low-risk women and their babies during pregnancy, birth, after the birth and to help with women’s health needs from annual exams to menopause and everything in between.

Services offered include:

Prenatal Care

-certified HypnoBirthing® instructor

-a holistic model of care from a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)

-herbal and natural remedies, massage, exercises, and alternative therapies used when desired

Homebirths with GeorgAnna Wiley and Nicole Lavallee, CPM

-give birth in the comfort of your own home, attended by skilled midwives

-offering waterbirths (and they supply the heated tub)

breastfeeding support

For more information, please visit the homebirth page by clicking here 

Doula Services

-Intrapartum (during birth at a hospital, birthing center, or your home) or postpartum (after birth) doula services in your home. Postpartum includes breastfeeding support, help with sibling adjustment, newborn care help, housekeeping, cooking, nurturing the new mama, etc…. especially helpful after a c-section or if you have little help at home.

Extras: GeorgAnna can even help with a variety of baby slings and cloth diapers, as well as breastfeeding support.

Feel free to contact Savannah Midwifery with questions about any services above.

 State licensed and nationally certified nurse midwife (CNM) practicing in the Savannah area: GeorgAnna Wiley at Savannah Midwifery visit her on the web at www.savannahmidwife.net or call (912) 344-5066 or email birth@savannahmidwife.net Savannah Midwifery is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Registration is open for Savannah Celtic Early Goals Toddler Soccer

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Savannah Celtic’s acclaimed Early Goals Toddler Soccer Program is back.

Registration now OPEN

Give your child’s soccer future a kick start and sign up for Savannah’s largest program for the smallest kids. Since 2006, Early Goals has been Savannah’s choice for training future soccer stars. Early Goals is a fun, engaging, action-packed soccer program specifically designed to cater for the youngest players ages 30 months to 4 years old. Coaches will work on simple coordination, ball familiarity, listening skills, teamwork and hopefully plant the seed for a lifetime of soccer enjoyment…(read more here)

Thursday — INDOORS — June 9 to July 14 — 5:00pm to 5:45pm
Monday — June 13 to July 18 — 5:00pm to 5:45pm
Tuesday — June 28 to August 2 — 10:00am to 10:45am
Wednesday — June 29 to August 3 — 10:00am to 10:45am
Tuesday — July 19 to August 23 — 6:00pm to 6:45pm

To register, visit: HTTP://EARLYGOALS.COM

Britt Anderson Photography Summer Portraits Special in Savannah

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Britt Anderson Photography is offering a fantastic summer special on portraits in Savannah’s Forsyth Park.

Sessions are held on June 13, 15, 16, 21, 22 in Forsyth Park. They are mini sessions, lasting 20-30 minutes.

You will have 10-15 images to choose from. Sessions are $75 and is due at time of booking. There are three digital packages available: 3 images for $125, 8 images for $200 or all images for $250.

Contact Britt Anderson Photography today, as these limited sessions will go quickly. Email contact@brittandersonphotography.com  or call 262-308-8118

Richmond Hill Soccer Club 2011-12 Tryouts

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

The non profit Richmond Hill Soccer Club will have 2011-2012 Select Try Outs for U13 – U19

TRY OUTS ARE FREE!

For more info log onto www.rhrasports.org  or email rhscselect@yahoo.com .

Richmond Hill Soccer Club 2011-12 Tryouts

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

The non profit Richmond Hill Soccer Club will have 2011-2012 Select Try Outs for U13 – U19 June 7 – 9

TRY OUTS ARE FREE!

Tryouts will be 6-9 PM at De Vaul Henderson Soccer Fields (Turf 1), 15849 Hwy 144, Richmond Hill, 31324.

For more info log onto www.rhrasports.org or email rhscselect@yahoo.com .

Babysitters & Nannies serving Savannah, Hilton Head Is., Bluffton and beyond (Nanny placement service Savannah)

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011
Babysitters & Nannies is a professional childcare agency that specializes in babysitter and full-time, part-time nanny placements.

Babysitters & Nannies serves Savannah, Tybee Is., Wilmington Island, Bluffton, Hilton Head Is., Beaufort, Charleston and surroundng areas.

Babysitters & Nannies has an arsenal of vetted candidates who are CPR certified and have undergone DMV checks and extensive criminal records checks.

After you pay a membership fee that comes out to less than $1 a day, you can request a babysitter 24 hours-a-day via phone, email or by filling out a Babysitter Request Form through the Babysitters & Nannies website.

Also, school will be out sooner than you think and Babysitters & Nannies has summer nannies for elementary kids who are out of school.

Babysitters & Nannies, Owner/Operator Jenna Lucas, Phone: 843-384-4317; Fax: 843-757-8294 email info@babysittersandnannies.com  or jenna@babysittersandnannies.com ; www.babysittersandnannies.com, 6 Victory Point Circle, Bluffton, SC 29910.  Babysitters & Nannies is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

FREE kids’ show by storyteller J’miah Nabawi, Savannah

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Multi-cultural storyteller J’miah Nabawi presents another action storytelling adventure, “There’s Rhythm in the Tellin’”. The program features children’s literature from around the world: Bruh Rabbit, Ananse the Spider and others along with gongs, drums, song and play. Many languages will be spoken and sung.
Ages 4 and up.

www.jmiahnabawi.com

Thunderbolt Library, Tuesday, July 12, 11 a.m.
Oglethorpe Mall Library, Tuesday, July 12, 2 p.m.
West Broad Library, Wednesday, July 13, 11 a.m.
Springfield Library, Wednesday, July 20, 10:30 a.m.
Rincon Library, Wednesday, July 20, 2 p.m.

FREE Kids’ Show By Storyteller J’miah Nabawi, Springfield & Rincon

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Multi-cultural storyteller J’miah Nabawi presents another action storytelling adventure, “There’s Rhythm in the Tellin’”. The program features children’s literature from around the world: Bruh Rabbit, Ananse the Spider and others along with gongs, drums, song and play. Many languages will be spoken and sung.
Ages 4 and up.

www.jmiahnabawi.com

Thunderbolt Library, Tuesday, July 12, 11 a.m.
Oglethorpe Mall Library, Tuesday, July 12, 2 p.m.
West Broad Library, Wednesday, July 13, 11 a.m.
Springfield Library, Wednesday, July 20, 10:30 a.m.
Rincon Library, Wednesday, July 20, 2 p.m.

FREE Fiddlin’ Dan, the Mountain Man Kids’ Show, Savannah & Pooler

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

This musical romp through the woods encourages children to work together to create one-of-a-kind stories and songs. The program includes storytelling, fiddling, sing-alongs and mountain lore. Presented by Reuben Haller, musician, clown and storyteller.
All ages.
www.rubytheclown.com

Springfield Library, Tuesday, June 7, 10:30 a.m.
Rincon Library, Tuesday, June 7, 2:30 p.m.
West Broad Library, Wednesday, June 8, 11 a.m.
Islands Library, Wednesday, June 8, 4 p.m.
Hinesville Library, Thursday, June 9, 10:30 as.m.
Southwest Chatham Library, Thursday, June 9, 4:30 p.m.
Oglethorpe Mall Library, Monday, June 13, 10:30 a.m.
Bull Street Library, Monday, June 13, 3:00 p.m.
Thunderbolt Library, Tuesday, June 14, 11:00 a.m.
WW Law Library, Tuesday, June 14, 3 p.m.
Carnegie Library, Wednesday, June 15, 10:30 a.m.
Tybee Island Library, Wednesday, June 15, 4 p.m.
Pooler Library, Thursday, June 16, 10:30 a.m.
Port City Library, Thursday, June 16, 2 p.m.

For more free or discounted children’s summer 2011 activities in the Savannah/Hilton Head Is. area, click here.

FREE Fiddlin’ Dan, the Mountain Man Kids’ Show, Effingham and Chatham counties

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

This musical romp through the woods encourages children to work together to create one-of-a-kind stories and songs. The program includes storytelling, fiddling, sing-alongs and mountain lore. Presented by Reuben Haller, musician, clown and storyteller.
All ages.
www.rubytheclown.com

Springfield Library, Tuesday, June 7, 10:30 a.m.
Rincon Library, Tuesday, June 7, 2:30 p.m.
West Broad Library, Wednesday, June 8, 11 a.m.
Islands Library, Wednesday, June 8, 4 p.m.
Hinesville Library, Thursday, June 9, 10:30 as.m.
Southwest Chatham Library, Thursday, June 9, 4:30 p.m.
Oglethorpe Mall Library, Monday, June 13, 10:30 a.m.
Bull Street Library, Monday, June 13, 3:00 p.m.
Thunderbolt Library, Tuesday, June 14, 11:00 a.m.
WW Law Library, Tuesday, June 14, 3 p.m.
Carnegie Library, Wednesday, June 15, 10:30 a.m.
Tybee Island Library, Wednesday, June 15, 4 p.m.
Pooler Library, Thursday, June 16, 10:30 a.m.
Port City Library, Thursday, June 16, 2 p.m.

Free Pint-Size Polka Sing-Along Show, Hinesville

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Direct from, Wisconsin, accordion player and children’s polka musician Mike Schneider presents this educational program filled with music, dancing, lots of audience participation and sing-alongs. Children will have a blast learning about letters in the alphabet, numbers, the benefits of drinking milk, and much more.
All ages.
www.pintsizepolkas.com

Bull Street Library, Friday, June 17, 10 a.m.
Southwest Chatham Library, Friday, June 17, 1 p.m.
Rincon Library, Friday, June 17, 4 p.m.
WW Law Library, Monday, June 20, 10 a.m.
Pooler Library, Monday, June 20, 1 p.m.
Carnegie Library, Monday, June 20, 3 p.m.
Oglethorpe Mall Library, Monday, June 20, 5 p.m.
West Broad Library, Tuesday, June 21, 10:30 a.m.
Thunderbolt Library, Tuesday, June 21, 1 p.m.
Islands Library, Tuesday, June 21, 4:30 p.m.
Tybee Island Library, Tuesday, June 21, 6:30 p.m.
Hinesville Library, Wednesday, June 22, 10 a.m

Free Pint-Size Polkas Sing-Along Show in Savannah, Pooler, Thunderbolt, Tybee & Wilmington Island

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Direct from, Wisconsin, accordion player and children’s polka musician Mike Schneider presents this educational program filled with music, dancing, lots of audience participation and sing-alongs. Children will have a blast learning about letters in the alphabet, numbers, the benefits of drinking milk, and much more.
All ages.
www.pintsizepolkas.com

Bull Street Library, Friday, June 17, 10 a.m.
Southwest Chatham Library, Friday, June 17, 1 p.m.
Rincon Library, Friday, June 17, 4 p.m.
WW Law Library, Monday, June 20, 10 a.m.
Pooler Library, Monday, June 20, 1 p.m.
Carnegie Library, Monday, June 20, 3 p.m.
Oglethorpe Mall Library, Monday, June 20, 5 p.m.
West Broad Library, Tuesday, June 21, 10:30 a.m.
Thunderbolt Library, Tuesday, June 21, 1 p.m.
Islands Library, Tuesday, June 21, 4:30 p.m.
Tybee Island Library, Tuesday, June 21, 6:30 p.m.
Hinesville Library, Wednesday, June 22, 10 a.m

FREE Pint-Size Polkas Sing-Along Show, Savannah & Rincon

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Direct from, Wisconsin, accordion player and children’s polka musician Mike Schneider presents this educational program filled with music, dancing, lots of audience participation and sing-alongs. Children will have a blast learning about letters in the alphabet, numbers, the benefits of drinking milk, and much more.
All ages.
www.pintsizepolkas.com

Bull Street Library, Friday, June 17, 10 a.m.
Southwest Chatham Library, Friday, June 17, 1 p.m.
Rincon Library, Friday, June 17, 4 p.m.
WW Law Library, Monday, June 20, 10 a.m.
Pooler Library, Monday, June 20, 1 p.m.
Carnegie Library, Monday, June 20, 3 p.m.
Oglethorpe Mall Library, Monday, June 20, 5 p.m.
West Broad Library, Tuesday, June 21, 10:30 a.m.
Thunderbolt Library, Tuesday, June 21, 1 p.m.
Islands Library, Tuesday, June 21, 4:30 p.m.
Tybee Island Library, Tuesday, June 21, 6:30 p.m.
Hinesville Library, Wednesday, June 22, 10 a.m.

For more free or discounted children’s summer 2011 activities in the Savannah/Hilton Head Is. area, click here.

Free Fun With Electricity Show, Tybee, Wilmington Is., Hinesville

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Fun with Electricity
Mike Clemmons sparks enthusiasm about electricity using a Van der Graaf generator, Jacob’s Ladder, plasma pen, plasma globes, magnetic electric core, and high powered magnets.
Ages 5 and up.
Check out Fun with Electricity on Flickr

Tybee Island Library, Tuesday, July 12 @ 2 p.m.
Islands Library, Tuesday, July 12 @ 4:30 p.m.
Hinesville Library, Wednesday, July 13 @ 11 a.m.

More info here: http://www.liveoakpl.org/events/summer_reading/fun_with_electricity_1.phpv

Free Fun With Electricity Show, Savannah

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Fun with Electricity
Mike Clemmons sparks enthusiasm about electricity using a Van der Graaf generator, Jacob’s Ladder, plasma pen, plasma globes, magnetic electric core, and high powered magnets.
Ages 5 and up.
Check out Fun with Electricity on Flickr

Oglethorpe Mall Library, Wednesday, July 20 @ 11 a.m.
Southwest Chatham Library, Wednesday, July 20 @ 3:30 p.m.
More info here: http://www.liveoakpl.org/events/summer_reading/fun_with_electricity_1.phpv

Free Family Fun Night, The Sandbox Interactive Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is.

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

The Sandbox, An Interactive Children’s Museum, will host “Big Truck” Family Fun Night

This FREE monthly event is from 5:30-7:30 pm and will feature a variety of “big” trucks for kids to explore. Palmetto Electric’s bucket truck, Town of Hilton Head Fire Department, Tommy’s Towing Big Tow Truck, Fort Stewart’s Military Tactical Vehicles and a big “Monster” truck will all be on site.

The evening is free and offered to all families. There will be a special arts and crafts project and as always the museum is open for free admission to all visitors. A picnic dinner will be provided for all attendees.

The Sandbox hosts their monthly Family Fun Nights the first Friday of each month, September through May. The Family Fun Nights are made possible by The Bargain Box. This month’s event is sponsored by Guardian Angels Babysitting Service and SNAP! photography.

For more information, call 843.842.7645 or email crinehart@thesandbox.org. Log on to www.thesandbox.org  for information on other upcoming events and activities

 

 

The Sandbox’s Free Family Fun Night’s season is generously supported by The Bargain Box – Home of Affordable Treasures. For more information, please contact Anne Finn, Executive Director at 843.842.7645 or afinn@thesandbox.org  . Be sure to log on to www.thesandbox.org  for information on other upcoming events, programs and activities.