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August Giveaway: Wingflyer

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

UPDATE: Winner is Cecilia Tineo!! Congratulations!

In August, a SouthernMamas.com reader will win a brand new Wingflyer, a new category of outdoor activity for kids and families.

Faster than a scooter, more portable than a bike, WingFlyer reportedly creates the smooth sensation of “flying at ground level.” This new product looks to be an effective and fun cardiovascular workout. The Wingflyer is billed as “plexercise” – exercise disguised as play.

To enter to win, “like” the WingFlyer Facebook page by clicking here. Then answer this question on the Wingflyer Wall, share a tip (or a trick) on how you get your child (or children) to exercise. Please say that SouthernMamas.com sent you! Not into Facebook? Then you can enter to win by answering the above question below this post (Click on comments). Deadline to enter noon Aug. 31, 2011. We’ll pick a winner at the end of the month and announce it here.

Congratulations to Caroline Pace Edwards of Savannah who won last month’s SouthernMamas.com giveaway: a Petunia Pickle Bottom diaper bag from sara jane children’s boutique in Savannah! Congratulations Caroline and thank you sara jane children’s boutique and thanks to all the SouthernMamas.com who entered to win.

Deadline to receive 10 percent early bird discount on Scribble Art Studio children’s classes

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah offers a variety of children’s art classes. See the schedule here. Reserve your spot before Aug. 19 and receive a 10% discount. Learn more about Scribble Art Studio by visiting their Web site here.

“Like” Scribble Art Studio Facebook page here to stay connected and updated about art classes and events. Please tell them SouthernMamas.com sent you!

Scribble Art Studio, CONTACT: Carrie Christian | 912-323-0123 | carrieachristian@hotmail.com  | www.thescribbleartstudio.com, .

High Cotton Kids Fall & Winter Fine Children’s Clothing Consignment Sale, Savannah

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Come shop consignment at it’s finest. High Cotton Kids  is THE place to save a lot of money, make a lot of money and have a great time doing both!

This fall’s upscale resale shopping event will include high-end boutique children’s brand clothing sizes 0-12 and a variety of new merchandise from several local retailers.

Get ready to rack up on all your favorite children’s brands and more at a fraction of the retail price! There is something for everybody’s taste and budget from adorable smocked frocks to funky threads to even high cotton play clothes, just in time for going back to school!

Consignor registration is now open! Clean out and cash in, all consignors keep 65% of your sales! Bring your gently loved children’s items to our consignment marketplace and let us do the selling. High Cotton Kids also accepts high-end maternity clothing, children’s furniture, art work, baby and nursery necessities (ie. bouncers, exercausers, etc.), strollers, toys, books, dvds and more. For a complete list of items, High Cotton Kids accepts and does not accept, click here

High Cotton Kids 2011 Fall & Winter Show Hours
Thurs, Sept. 15
5- 6 pm: Shop for a Cause Presale benefiting The Next Generation. Check the details to shop early!
6-8 pm Open to the Public
*Military and Expecting/First Time Moms with Children under 12 months of age may register with High Cotton Kids for early entry during the presale by emailing info@highcottonkids.com .

Fri. Sept. 16 9 am – 3 pm
Sat. Sept. 17 9 am – 1 pm (Select items will be 40% OFF)

High Cotton Kids fine children’s consignment sale set for Sept. 15-17 in new Savannah location

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Mark your calendars for Savannah’s biggest children’s consignment event: High Cotton Kids is coming soon! September 15-17, 2011 in a new location.

Come shop consignment at it’s finest. High Cotton Kids  is THE place to save a lot of money, make a lot of money and have a great time doing both!

Save the dates Sept. 15-17 for this fall’s upscale resale shopping event that will include high-end boutique children’s brand clothing sizes 0-12 and a variety of new merchandise from several local retailers.

High Cotton Kids is spreading out its huge selection of consignment inventory in a larger central location at 706 Mall Boulevard, formerly Seeds of Faith Christian Bookstore.

Get ready to rack up on all your favorite children’s brands and more at a fraction of the retail price! There is something for everybody’s taste and budget from adorable smocked frocks to funky threads to even high cotton play clothes, just in time for going back to school!

Consignor registration is now open! Clean out and cash in, all consignors keep 65% of your sales! Bring your gently loved children’s items to our consignment marketplace and let us do the selling. High Cotton Kids also accepts high-end maternity clothing, children’s furniture, art work, baby and nursery necessities (ie. bouncers, exercausers, etc.), strollers, toys, books, dvds and more. For a complete list of items, High Cotton Kids accepts and does not accept, click here

High Cotton Kids thanks it’s sponsors The Monogram Place & Robyn’s Nest Children’s Boutique , Bahama Joe’s , and Zaxby’s Sandfly

Stay connected and get updates about the highly-anticipated event by liking High Cotton Kids on Facebook here

High Cotton Kids 2011 Fall & Winter Show Hours
Thurs, Sept. 15
5- 6 pm: Shop for a Cause Presale benefiting The Next Generation. Check the details to shop early!
6-8 pm Open to the Public
*Military and Expecting/First Time Moms with Children under 12 months of age may register with High Cotton Kids for early entry during the presale by emailing info@highcottonkids.com .

Fri. Sept. 16 9 am – 3 pm
Sat. Sept. 17 9 am – 1 pm (Select items will be 40% OFF)

High Cotton Kids, 706 Mall Boulevard (formerly Seeds of Faith Christian Bookstore), www.highcottonkids.com , email info@highcottonkids.com High Cotton Kids is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

South Carolina Tax-Free Weekend, Aug. 5-7

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

For the second year in a row, Georgia ditched the sales-tax holiday that offers shoppers a weekend of relief at the cash register. But you can still save during South Carolina Sales Tax Holiday. Qualified items include certain clothing, school supplies, computers and computer software and many other items. For details, visit the South Carolina Department of Revenue Website.

Tax free weekend begins Friday, August 5, 2011 at 12:01 a.m. and ends Sunday, August 7, 2011 at midnight.

Midnight Garden Community Bike Ride, Savannah

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Midnight Garden Ride from Forsyth Park
Admission: $20
www.midnightgardenride.com
Sample the nocturnal sights and sounds of the streets of Savannah from behind your handlebars on the second annual Midnight Garden Ride.
The Midnight Garden Ride is a non-competitive, nighttime charity bike ride through Historic Downtown Savannah, benefiting the Savannah Bicycle Campaign – a non-profit advocacy organization working for better bicycling for Savannah and Chatham County. This year’s route will again feature 6 and 12 mile options passing signature sights of Savannah under our beautiful live oak canopy. Lights and helmets are required.

Make a weekend of it!
Join hundreds of others for rides on Saturday morning, Sept. 3 and Sunday morning, Sept. 4 for the Savannah Century . Rain or shine! Details here: http://www.savannahcentury.com/

Register for Fall 2011 Kids’ Art Classes at Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

SouthernMamas.com hearts Scribble Art Studio kids classes and birthdays!

If your little one has not taken an art class with artist and Scribble owner Carrie Christian, then now is the time to sign up. Check out the Fall 2011 Art Schedule above. Due to an overwhelming response, Scribble Art Studio has added new classes to the line up. Reserve your spot before Aug. 19 and receive a 10% discount. Learn more about Scribble Art Studio by visiting their Web site here.

“Like” Scribble Art Studio Facebook page here to stay connected and updated about art classes and events.

Scribble Art Studio, CONTACT: Carrie Christian | 912-323-0123 | carrieachristian@hotmail.com  | www.thescribbleartstudio.com, 212 E. 37th St., Savannah, 31401. Scribble Art Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Luminary Fun Night With Santa, Savannah

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

5th Annual Luminary Fun Night with Santa
Bring your kids and pets for pictures with Santa, then walk our enchanted luminary trail, do holiday arts and crafts and enjoy caroling on hayrides. There will be holiday treats and hot chocolate. Hayrides are $1/person. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Haunted Trail & Falloween Festival, Skidaway Is. State Park, Savannah

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

Haunted Trail and Falloween at Skidaway Is. State Park, Savannah
Thursday, Oct 25, 2012 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Friday, Oct 26, 2012 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Saturday, Oct 27, 2012 1 PM to 5 PM
Thursday and Friday night come out for a frightening haunted trail.
Saturday the whole family can join in Falloween with an afternoon of games, crafts and hayrides.
And don’t forget trick or treating through the campground at 4-5 PM.
Haunted Trail $5 per person. Falloween $2 per child. $5 parking.
912-598-2300.
52 Diamond Cswy Savannah, GA 31411
Details here.

FREE Labor Day Weekend Activities at Skidaway Is. State Park, Savannah

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

Take the day off and watch a reptile show and awaken your senses with a night hike. Join in a volleyball game, family games, hayrides, a campfire and hoppin’ frog hike. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Sat. Sept. 3
11 AM Interpretive Center Tour: Join in a tour of the museum and see and touch fossils, reptiles, and more! Try to spot a painted bunting at the bird feeders!
2 PM Giants of Skidaway: Come learn about the amazing Giant Sloth and others that roamed Skidaway during the Ice Age, more than 10,000 years ago. See and touch real fossils!
4  PM Hayrides ($2/person): Ride through the park on an ol’ fashioned hay-filled wagon!
7:30 PM Campfire ($2/person or a donation to the S’mores): Join us as we trade stories and put together some S’mores. Meet at the Amphitheatre across from Picnic Shelter #4.
8:30 PM Frog Hike ($2/person): Come see and hear frogs at night. Meet at the Big Ferry Trail.

Sun. Sept. 4
11 AM Sandpiper Nature Trail Hike: Come for a 1.5-mile walk to learn about native plants and animals that inhabit the marsh.
2 PM Toads and Turtles: Learn the difference between reptiles and amphibians and see
and touch live examples.
4 PM Roving Ranger: Ask the Roving Ranger any questions and see our creature of the day.

Mon. Sept. 5
11 AM Marsh Madness: Georgia has 1/3 of all the salt marsh on the East Coast. Learn about this diverse and critical ecosystem.
3 PM Snakes Alive! : Learn all about snakes. See and touch live examples!

-ALL PROGRAMS BEGIN AT THE INTERPRETIVE CENTER UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED-

For more activities and events at Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites, visit the SouthernMamas.com Georgia State Park Events page here.

Free Story Time at Sara Jane Children’s Boutique, Savannah

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

Story Time with Sara Jane
Wed. Oct 5, 2011

Storytime includes reading an exciting book, creating a fun craft that goes along with the book, as well as having a yummy snack. There will also be special promotions in the store for all of shoppers. Don’t forget to bring your imaginations and your listening ears!

Wed. Oct. 5: “Dooby Dooby Moo” by Doreen Cronin

FREE Story Time at Sara Jane Children’s Boutique, Savannah

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

Story Time with Sara Jane
Sept Time Dates will be:
11 AM Wed. Sept. 14, 2011 & Wed. Sept. 28, 2011

Storytime includes reading an exciting book, creating a fun craft that goes along with the book, as well as having a yummy snack. There will also be special promotions in the store for all of shoppers. Don’t forget to bring your imaginations and your listening ears!

Wed. Sept. 14: “If you give a cat a cupcake” sponsored by Gigi’s Cupcakes

Orient Expressed Show at Robyn’s Nest Children’s Boutique, Savannah

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

You are invited to the Orient Expressed Show at Robyn’s Nest Children’s Boutique in Savannah.
The two shows will be 10 AM-5:30 PM
Tues. Aug. 2, 2011
Wed. Aug 3, 2011

To receive a 10 percent off coupon from Robyn’s Nest and The Monogram Place in Savannah, simply “like” their Facebook page here and you will be emailed the coupon.

Robyn’s Nest Children’s Boutique, The Monogram Place, 7601 Suite H Waters Ave Savannah, 31406, 912.354.7869, www.facebook.com/pages/Robyns-Nest-and-The-Monogram-Place/176512955735988 Robyn’s Nest is a SouthernMamas.com sponsor.

$1 Kids’ Movie “Last Airbender” at Wynnsong 11 Theatre, Savannah

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Carmike 2011 Summer Kid Series at Wynnsong 11 Savannah offers $1 kids’ blockbusters at 10 AM Thursdays during a 10-week festival from June 23-Aug. 25 2011.
912-920-3994
10 AM Aug. 25 2011: Last Airbender

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

$1 Kids Movie “Shrek 2″ at Wynnsong 11 Theatre, Savannah

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Carmike 2011 Summer Kid Series at Wynnsong 11 Savannah offers $1 kids’ blockbusters at 10 AM Thursdays during a 10-week festival from June 23-Aug. 25 2011.
Wynnsong 11 Savannah
1150 Shawnee Street behind Savannah Mall
Savannah, 31419
912-920-3994
10 AM Aug. 18 2011: Shrek 2

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

Labor Day Beach Bash and Fireworks, Tybee Is.

Friday, July 29th, 2011

4th Annual Labor Day Beach Bash. Enjoy the ocean breezes, live music and fireworks from Tybee Pier & Pavilion at the 4th Annual Tybee Island Labor Day Beach Bash. Free live entertainment starts at 7 p.m. featuring the Swingin’ Medallions. This high-energy band has performed live with Bruce Springsteen and been featured in the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. The Labor Day Beach Bash fireworks display can be enjoyed from the pier, the beach or anywhere on Tybee Island after dark (around 9:15 p.m.). Free and open to the public.

 Visit www.TybeeFest.com online or call 912.786.5444

FREE Razzle Dazzle master storytelling program, Savannah

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Razzle Dazzle!
Master Storyteller Lillian Grant-Baptiste presents a magical journey into the world of storytelling with stories from around the world in her “Razzle Dazzle” program. The session features “Krik! Krak! The Rabbit’s Back,” “The Magic Tree,” “The Chicken and the Eagle,” and “Why Mosquitoes Buzz in Your Ear”. Ages 5 and up.
Oglethorpe Mall Library, Thursday, August 11 @ 11 a.m.
Carnegie Library, Thursday, August 18 @ 11 a.m.

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

FREE “Aladdin” performance in Savannah, Pooler, Hinesville

Friday, July 29th, 2011

“Aladdin” performance
The Hampstead Players, a traveling theatre troupe from New Hampshire, will perform this classic tale based on the tales of the Arabian Nights. The play is performed by two professional actors, each playing multiple roles and with help from the audience. The story is about Aladdin, a poor young boy who must go out and earn money for his family’s survival. While traveling throughout the country selling his wares, he is fooled by an evil magician, Salabin, who convinces him to find an antique oil lamp. Aladdin rubs the old lamp and releases a genie that can make all his wishes come true. Aladdin must then outsmart the magician and save his family. Throughout the play, children are encouraged to rise above the odds and to follow their dreams. Ages 4 and up.
http://www.hampsteadstage.org/
Hinesville Library, Monday, Aug. 1, 10 a.m.
Oglethorpe Mall Library, Monday, Aug. 1, 2 p.m.
Carnegie Library, Monday, Aug. 1, 4:30 a.m.
Thunderbolt Library, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 11 a.m.
Islands Library, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2 p.m.
Tybee Island Library, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 4:30 p.m.
West Broad Library, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 11 a.m.
Rincon Library, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 4:30 p.m.
Pooler Library, Thursday, Aug. 4, 10:30 a.m.
Southwest Chatham Library, Thursday, Aug. 4, 4:30 p.m.
WW Law Library, Friday, Aug. 5, 10:30 a.m.
Bull Street Library, Friday, Aug. 5, 2:30 p.m.

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

FREE Fun With Electricity Show, Thunderbolt

Friday, July 29th, 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.
Thunderbolt Library, Tuesday, August 9 @ 11 a.m.

For more free or discounted local kids’ summer events, click here.

FREE Skidaway Marine Science Day, Savannah

Friday, July 29th, 2011

A campus wide open house with activities for all ages: aquarium tours, reptile show, lab activities, tours of the R/V Savannah, plankton drop, ROV’s, and more! Collaboration between Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, NOAA’s Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary, and UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium
For more information visit www.marex.uga.edu/aquarium  or call 912-598-2496

Mommy and Me Saturday programs start at Skidaway Is. Aquarium

Friday, July 29th, 2011

The Fall 2011 4-week Mommy and Me program session at  UGA’s Marine Education Center and Aquarium  are on Saturday’s Only this fall. Visit www.marex.uga.edu/aquarium and click on community events for the pre-registration form needed to register for Mommy and Me. A maximum of 20 pairs can be accepted into the program for the fall semester. Reserve your spot as soon as possible. Call 912-598-2356 or email kpaquin@uga.edu.

The educational programs for children between the ages of 1 and 4 include learning techniques that allow for the development of motor skills, understanding of different sizes, shapes, weights, and movements among a variety of marine animals native to Georgia waterways and the ability to identify the difference between fish, crabs, turtles, and invertebrates. The programs will include hands-on experiences with different animals, arts and crafts, a story time, and a game.

All American Gymnastics in Savannah Now Registering For Fall Classes

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Fall 2011 Class Registration is under way at All American Gymnastics in Savannah.

Fall Term runs from August 8 – October 1 2011.

Classes offered include:
Preschool Gymnastics
Recreational Gymnastics
Cheer/Tumbling Classes
Boys Fit & Fun Classes
Coastal Cheer Cats All Star Cheer Squad
Field Trips, Scouting & Home school groups
Women’s Competitive Teams Levels 4-10

MILITARY FAMILIES receive 20% off ALL Recreational classes with SkiesUnlimited card.

More info here.

Be sure to “like” All American Gymnastics on Facebook by clicking here to stay connected and updated about fun gym events and classes.

All American Gymnastics, 7808 White Bluff (across from Hunter AAF) (912) 354-4343, email sam.allamericangymnastics@gmail.com, www.aagsavannah.com All American Gymnastics is a SouthernMamas.com sponsor.

Orient Expressed Show at Robyn’s Nest Children’s Boutique, Savannah

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Robyn’s Nest & The Monogram Place in Savannah for custom monograms, children’s clothing and accessories

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Robyn’s Nest Children’s Boutique and The Monogram Place at 7601 Waters Ave. in Savannah are the one-stop spot to visit for all types of back-to-school cuteness.

New arrivals: camo book bags, duffles, lunch boxes and polka dot bags, too. Monogram for school, the gym, or travel. Pink and green book bags, lunch boxes, duffle bags, cosmetic bags and more. All can be monogramed!

Be sure to “like” Robyn’s Nest and The Monogram Place on Facebook by clicking here to stay informed about sales, trunk shows and new arrivals.

Owned and operated by Pam Smith. Robyn’s Nest specializes in fine children’s clothing, toys, books, baby gifts, backpacks and more!

 The Monogram Place offers custom monograms and gifts for all ages including graduation, bridesmaid and that hard to buy for person in your life. Their monograms range from sophisticated and sassy to fun and frilly.

Robyn’s Nest Children’s Boutique, The Monogram Place, 7601 Suite H Waters Ave Savannah, 31406, 912.354.7869, www.facebook.com/pages/Robyns-Nest-and-The-Monogram-Place/176512955735988 Robyn’s Nest is a SouthernMamas.com sponsor.

Laughing Pizza Family Concert, Savannah

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

The family-friendly band Laughing Pizza kicks off their Georgia tour with a concert in Savannah.

Laughing Pizza Family Concert will be at 3 PM Aug. 28, Savannah Theatre, 222 Bull St., Savannah, 31401

Live Fun, Family Concert! All Ages
A portion of the proceeds goes to support GPB – Georgia’s PBS station.

Details here.

 

Laughing Pizza Family Concert, Savannah

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

WIN FREE TICKETS! SouthernMamas.com is giving away a family-four pack of tickets. Details here.

Live Fun, Family Concert!
All Ages
A Portion of the proceeds goes to support GPB – Georgia’s PBS station! It’s the kick-off of the Laughing Pizza Georgia Tour!
Details here: http://www.laughingpizza.com/1760

Savannah house cleaning service: Saved by the Belles specializes in Green Cleaning

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

You’re missing the clean gene. No matter how hard you try, your house never has that sparkle and shine you covet.

Which is why you need to contact Saved by the Belles, which offers weekly, bi-weekly and monthly house cleaning services. Saved by the Belles - a local company owned and operated by two sisters - specializes in green cleaning.

In addition to house cleaning, the Belles offer concierge services (errands etc) which can be extremely helpful for expecting and new moms. Select a customized package or gift certificates for a great baby shower or new baby gift. Now that’s a gift every new mom can appreciate.

Service areas include Wilmington Island, Whitemarsh Island, Tybee Island, Thunderbolt, Downtown Savannah, Ardsley Park, Midtown. Saved by the Belles does not service The Landings.

Not only do these pros use nontoxic products to scour your home, but every cleaning comes with a personalized touch because all services are completed by Saved by the Belles owners Jessica and Ivey Ortiz.

Call to set up your FREE consultation.

Saved by the Belles Cleaning and Concierge, www.bellesinsavannah.com , email info@bellesinsavannah.com , (912) 373-8616. Saved by the Belles is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Petite Feet offers 25% discount off laced Ked shoe & white saddle

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Just arrived to Petite Feet  in Savannah, the laced Ked shoe in white and the blue and white saddle. Special back to school discount of 25 % discount on these shoes is offered .

Back to school shoes are arriving daily. Petite Feet   has socks / bows and light weight shorts /bloomers for under uniforms.

Petite Feet bargains: the Summer Clearance Sale is under way. Save 20 to 40 percent off. Back-to-school and fall shoes arriving daily. Details here.

Petite Feet is Savannah’s children’s shoe boutique.

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 Street, Savannah, 31405, www.petitefeetsavannah.com , Petite Feet is a SouthernMamas.com sponsor

Free storytime at Mommy & Me Play and Fitness, Richmond Hill

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

FREE Storytime at Mommy & Me Play and Fitness every first Thursday of the month at 1 PM. Reservations Required. Call 912.756.2828

Mommy & Me Play and Fitness  also offers parent/child classes, birthday parties, Mommy’s Morning Out, free play, pay to play and more. For children ages 6 weeks to 5 years.

2552 US Hwy17, Richmond Hill, 31324
912.756.2828, email: mommyandmeplayandfitness@live.com

Parent-Child Fitness Classes Begin at New Mommy & Me Play and Fitness, Richmond Hill

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Classes begin Aug. 1 at Mommy & Me Play and Fitness . Different classes offered for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years.

Mommy & Me Play and Fitness  also offers free monthly storytime, birthday parties, Mommy’s Morning Out, free play, pay to play and more.

912.756.2828, email: mommyandmeplayandfitness@live.com