Archive for September, 2011

Jumpbunch youth fitness program offers 10-week session & free introductory class, Richmond Hill

Sunday, September 25th, 2011

Jumpbunch is an International Sports and Fitness program serving children and families throughout the US and India! JumpBunch of Greater Savannah is currently offering classes in Savannah and Richmond Hill at Children’s Village, PALS, Early Learning, Maggies Morning School, Richmond Hill Montessori, Southern Montessori and many more locations.

FREE INTRODUCTORY CLASS FRIDAY SEPT. 30 AT 9:30 am

JumpBunch is offering a 10 week session beginning on Oct. 3 – Nov. 28
The class offered will be Monday morning at 9:30 am located at New Life Church at 16252 Hwy 144 E in Richmond Hill, GA.

Cost: for the 9 weeks is only $65 (JumpBunch offers a military discount of 10$ off)

Each week, JumpBunch offers a cardio workout, muscle resistance training and introduces a new sport activity in a fun, hands-on, non-competitive environment. At this stage JumpBunch is building confidence and coordination.

Some of the fun sports JumpBunch offers are: Lacrosse, Hockey, Football, Soccer, Bowling, Kickball, Cheerleading and parachute games and best of all equipment for each class will be available for each child. No equipment to buy!

JumpBunch offers a Mommy and Me class, Toddler and Preschool curriculum.

http://jumpbunch.com/Enroll Online Now! Check JumpBunch out on Facebook: Jumpbunch of Greater Savannah. “Like” the page to stay connected about upcoming classes.

If you have any additional questions, please call Coach Jenny at 912-445-0312. JumpBunch is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Register for fall classes at Coastal Performing Arts Academy

Sunday, September 25th, 2011

Coastal Performing Arts Academy Fall classes begin this month. Register now! Coastal Performing Arts Academy offers:
ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, pointe, musical theatre, hip hop, ballroom & adult classes

• You can register every Monday thru August from 4-7 PM in Springfield.
• Pooler registration is Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 4:30-8:30 PM. Check out the new classes and get ready to dance!!
• Check the website at www.coastalperformingartsacademy.com  for the fall schedule!!
• Free ballet shoes with completed registration when you mention you read about Coastal Performing Arts Academy on SouthernMamas.com.

Coastal Performing Arts Academy opened seven years ago by owner and director Dawn Oswald. The studio has seen much growth over the last seven years and is now represented in three studios: Pooler Studio, Springfield Studio and their new Little Starz Dance Academy & Birthday Center located next to our Pooler Studio.

CPAA specialilzes in pre-school dance curriculum and competition/performance companies.

Your rising star will explore the world of creativitiy through movement, music, dance, imaginative play, and emotional expression, as well as develop a sense of self-respect, discipline, leadership and poise. These attributes provide a solid foundation for your child’s future endeavors.

Coastal Performing Arts Academy, www.coastalperformingartsacademy.com  Connect with Coastal Performing Arts on Facebook here. Call 912.656.1744. Coastal Performing Arts Academy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Grand Opening of Poppell Family Farm (Pumpkin Patch, Haunted Forest, Corn Maze)

Sunday, September 25th, 2011

Poppell family farm
10-acre labyrinth & Haunted Forest.
Located in Odum about six miles from Jesup.
Open Sat. Oct. 1- Sun. Oct. 30 2011
Also features hayrides, a cow train, corn box, petting farm, steer roping, Spyder Slyder, crop hopper, catfish pond and more
For corn maze hours and admission costs, click here. The farm is @ 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum.
Discounts are offered for groups, and field trips. For info or to make reservations, call 912.586.2215 or click here.

2011 Farm Activities Include:

Hayride & Pumpkin Patch – Climb on board one of our hay wagons and take a ride in the country down to the pumpkin patch where everyone gets to pick that “just right” pumpkin to take home with them. This is also the perfect location for beautiful fall photographs.

Duck Races – Come propel your “rubber ducky” down the shoot and into the water trough by pumping an old fashion hand water pump while racing your friends!!

Cow Train – Hop on board, fasten your seatbelt, and get ready to ride one of our 10 cows powered by a lawnmower! You may choose Moo-Linda, Bessie, Sweet Pea, Big Bertha or one of the others but they are all guaranteed to put a smile on your face!

Steer Roping – Say you always wanted to be a cowboy? Well here’s your chance, and you don’t even have to worry about falling off of your horse!

Petting Farm – Visit with Bunny the Pony, Elvis & Pearl the Donkeys, Claude the Llama, Vanilla & Chocolate the Sheep, Cheese & Quackers the Ducks, AbraHAM & LINKon the Pigs, Henny Penny, Miss Prissie, and a host of their other barnyard friends. Come watch Bill, Oreo & Cornelius as they cross over the “Golden Goat Bridge”.

Famous Catfish Pond – Watch the catfish have their breakfast, lunch, & dinner. Some are estimated to weigh at least 10 lbs. or more. Some days they may eat 15 – 20 times, we currently have them on a diet, we are trying to avoid having WHALES by the end of October.

Farmer Brown’s Playground – Come and jump on the GIANT Crop Hopper (a really big jumping air pillow), dig in the Sand Pile, Fly down the Spyder Slyder, and have lots of good ole farmin fun!!!

10 –Acre Cornfield Maze – “We Love March Of Dimes” we have a tiny tot entrance that can be walked in appox. 15 minutes for the young and the young at heart.

General Information

Picnic Area – We have tents with picnic tables available for your use. You are welcome to either bring your own food or eat with us. The Calf-A concession stand will be grilling hamburgers, hot dogs, and chicken sandwiches. We will also have french fries, popcorn, candy and lots of other delicious treats along with ice cold Coca-Cola products.

We also have hand washing stations and restroom facilities available.

www.poppellfarms.com

“New for 2011”

*Hop-A-Long Rodeo

*Kiddie Hay Maze

*Hay Jump

Special Events
October 1 Grand Opening

October 8 Altamaha Classic Cruisers
Boy Scout & Girl Scout Day

October 15 A-MAiZE-ING 5k Run, & Pumpkin Patch Trot
(All proceeds to benefit March of Dimes)

October 22 A 4-H Day On The Farm

October 29 Safety Day – Governors Office Of Highway Safety
Roll Over Simulator

Little Lambs Fall Children’s Consignment Sale, Savannah

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Little Lambs Fall Children’s Consignment Sale
Friday, October 14 9am -2pm
Saturday, October 15 9am – noon
(many items 50% off on Saturday)

• Gently used Fall/Winter children’s clothing from newborn to size 14
• Gently used maternity clothes
• Gently used Halloween costumes
• Books, DVDs, CDs
• Nursery items, bedding, furniture, toys & more!
First Presbyterian Church
520 Washington Avenue
Proceeds benefit First Presbyterian Preschool.
For more information contact 351-0609

La Dee Da Children’s Boutique has fun designer clothing in new Rincon location

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

La Dee Da Children’s Boutique, an upscale children’s boutique, is now open at Goshen Park in Rincon.

This whimsically-designed store carries the latest in children’s clothing, furniture, accessories and gifts. From the custom-made castle at the check-out counter to the beautifully arrayed children’s art lovingly displayed throughout the store, the newest addition to Goshen Park tickles the senses and is sure to bring out the kid in everyone.

There is a unique and fun selection of children’s designer clothing, shoes, accessories and gifts at La Dee Da.

You can find stylish ensembles- casual, dressy and holiday apparel, hair bows, dancewear and so much more by names you know and trust – Bailey Boys, Claire & Charlie, Anavini, Letop, LaJenn’s, Mudpie, Jelly the Pug, Haute Baby, Isobella & Chloe, Bestever, 3 Marthas, Stephen Joseph, See Kai Run and Rileyroos! Sizes start at newborn and go up to 7 for girls and size 4 for boys.

In addition to a variety of great gift options, La Dee Da also has a large array of fun and sophisticated Kalencom diaper bags for moms who want to look chic while toting around everything for baby that they are sure to need.

Other services include custom diaper cakes and monogramming!

La Dee Da Children’s Boutique is now open at 135 Goshen Road Extension in Goshen Park right on Hwy 21 in Rincon, Mon. thru Wed. from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Thurs./Fri. 10 am – 7 pm and Sat. from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. For more info call 912.295.5470, visit www.LaDeeDaKids.com. or like the boutique on Facebook! La Dee Da Children’s Boutique looks forward to serving you and your child. La Dee Da Children’s Boutique is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

FREE Savannah Food Day Festival

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

The public is invited to Savannah Food Day Festival, a local celebration of national Food Day!
The festival will include food, music, exhibitors, pet-friendly fun, kids’ activities and educational workshops all aiming to promote healthy, sustainable and just food systems in America.
FREE!

Oct. 22 2011 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Mother Matilda Beasley Park, The Mother Matilda Beasley Park is located on East Broad Street in downtown Savannah.

Savannah part-time sales & customer relations job perfect for a mom

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

We wanted to let you know about a Savannah job opening in marketing, PR and advertising that would be perfect for a Southern Mama.

The job is a part time sales & customer relationship manager at a new Savannah technology startup that was started by a local mother-of-two. It’s a contract position with flexible hours.

The candidate should be a self-motivated individual with professional experience to develop and maintain relationships with clients for a web based iPhone/Android app product. See www.tourappbuilder.com for more details on the product. Clients include non-profits, museums, historic societies, zoos and tour providers. Exact duties will depend on the candidates’ experience, but initially the position will be mostly sales related.

Requirements: Must have a smart phone and use apps on a regular basis. Must be proficient at email, internet use and strong writing skills (for emailing clients).

Will be required to spend some ‘face time’ in the office but most of the duties can be performed from anywhere – with a computer and phone, allowing flexible hours. The job is expected to take 10-20 hrs per week initially. Compensation will be based on candidate’s experience and duties and will include incentive pay for successful results.

Please email us your resume or list of qualifications to Yvonne: yvonne@tourbuddy.net

Garage Sale to support Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon runners raising money for American Cancer Society

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Come support local runners who are training for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon & ½ Marathon – set for November 5, 2011.

Check out their GARAGE SALE October 1st (Sat) 8 A.M. – noon at 6600 Abercorn St (Landmark Building Parking Lot) GREAT prices and AMAZING finds!

Have some items you want to donate? Email Victoria at vtenbroeck@gmail.com

The sale is to raise money for American Cancer Society. All Team DetermiNation runners running either the half or full Rock & Roll Savannah Marathon each has to raise $1,500.00 minimum.

Garage sale to support Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon runners raising money for the American Cancer Society

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Come support local runners who are training for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon & ½ Marathon – set for November 5, 2011.

Check out their GARAGE SALE October 1st (Sat) 8 A.M. – noon at 6600 Abercorn St (Landmark Building Parking Lot)

GREAT prices and AMAZING finds!

Have some items you want to donate? Email Victoria at vtenbroeck@gmail.com

The sale is to raise money for American Cancer Society. All Team DetermiNation runners running either the half or full Rock & Roll Savannah Marathon each has to raise $1,500.00 minimum.

Savannah Music Festival offers year-round concerts including family zydeco & Roger Day concerts

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

We love that The Savannah Music Festival (SMF) is now offering a year-round concert series – SMF LIVE – that includes a family zydeco concert Oct. 22 & music education programs for school children such as the Roger Day Marsh Madness Concert Sept. 26.

Of course, the main 2012 Savannah Music Festival will take place March 22 through April 7. But this new SMF LIVE Concert Series runs from September through April.

The new series includes the following performances:

Roger Day’s Marsh Madness, 11 AM Sept. 26 at the Trustees Theater (216 E. Broughton Street). Details here.
Nashville-based musician Roger Day (Parent’s choice award winner) will perform his latest show, Marsh Madness, co-commissioned by the Georgia Sea Grant and the Savannah Music Festival. Songs such as Fiddler Groove, Jesse the Turtle Girl, Alligator in My Refrigerator and Mosquito Burrito will be featured in this 50-minute educational performance. Details here.
TERRANCE SIMIEN & THE ZYDECO EXPERIENCE Saturday, October 22 at American Legion Post 135 Family Zydeco at 3 pm, $20 ($5 for kids under 12), Zydeco Dance Party at 8 pm. Details here.

SMF Year-Round Educational Programming includes:

· Swing Central Jazz- which has been called the Pro Bowl of high school jazz band competitions – continues to bring twelve of the nation’s most talented high school big bands to Savannah for a three-day workshop and competition led by pianist/composer/educator Marcus Roberts. SMF is also enhancing its web-based learning center at www.swingcentraljazz.org , offering free video lessons to aspiring jazz musicians.

· Acoustic Music Seminar- a new program that brings together mandolinist/composer/educator Mike Marshall and an exceptional team of professional American instrumentalists including Tony Trischka, Chris Thile, Julian Lage, Bruce Molsky and Edgar Meyer. Over the course of a week, this team of teachers will provide free instruction for 15-20 of the best acoustic musicians in the country.

· Residencies include Roger Day, Terrance Simien & Zydeco Experience and Billy Jonas, each of whom SMF will bring into a total of 30 schools, Boys & Girls Clubs and YMCAs in five surrounding counties in coastal Georgia and South Carolina. In all, SMF music education programming will reach more than 20,000 students in the 2011/2012 season. (My son can’t wait to see Roger Day’s Marsh Madness concert next week on a school field trip!)

TICKETS FOR SMF LIVE CONCERT SERIES: Tickets are available online at www.savannahmusicfestival.org , in-person at 216 E. Broughton St. or by phone at 912-525-5050.

DolceMia Clothing Little Girl’s Thanksgiving Outfit Giveaway

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

DolceMia Clothing is an upscale but AFFORDABLE online boutique where you can find unique and adorable hand-smocked dresses and smocked outfits for babies, girls and boys, Monogram outfits and more.

This week, DolceMia Clothing is giving away the adorable Fall/Thanksgiving outfit  pictured here in any of these sizes: 12m,2T,3T,4T and 5T. Click here for details about the dress. DolceMia Clothing will personalize it with the winner’s little girl’s first name.

To enter to win, do a  “shout out” about this giveaway in your facebook page and to your friends. Ask your friends to “like” DolceMia Clothing here and leave a note in the DolceMia wall with your name. Please say SouthernMamas.com sent you! The WINNER will be person who sends DolceMia Clothing the most friends.

Giveaway will end this Friday 9/23 at noon. If you want to see more pixs of this outfit, click here

DolceMia Clothing – smocked, affordable children’s clothing, www.dolcemiaclothing.com , email cs@dolcemiaclothing.com. DolceMia Clothing is a SouthernMamas sponsor.

Giveaway: 3 family four-packs of Disney on Ice tickets

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

Update: The three SouthernMamas.com winners are: Penny
Maggioni, Nikki Fleshman Haborak, Sarah Nussbaum. Congratulations! We just emailed & messaged you. Please send your address to anne@southernmamas.com so we can get these tix to you for the Sept. 29 7:30 PM show! Thanks to everyone who entered to win either via SouthernMamas.com Facebook or by commenting below.

You can still win! This week, SouthernMamas.com is giving away THREE  family four-pack of tickets to “Disney on Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic coming to Savannah Civic Center Thu. SEPT. 29 – Sun. OCT. 2 2011. The giveaway tickets are for the 7:30 PM Sept. 29 show.

Congratulations to SouthernMamas.com reader Laura Gresham, the winner of our first Disney on Ice tickets earlier this month!

To enter to win, “like” SouthernMamas.com on Facebook by clicking here. Then answer this question on our Facebook wall. What is your FAVORITE moment/scene in your favorite Disney movie of all time? Not into Facebook? Enter by commenting below this post. (Click on comments)

Early deadline to enter: 9 PM Thurs. Sept. 22, 2011 so we can get the tickets to the THREE winners. We’ll announce the winner here & on SouthernMamas.com Facebook Fri. Sept. 23.

Can’t wait for the giveaway?  To order tickets by phone, call (800) 351-7469 or (912) 651-6556. Or click here.

SOUTHERNMAMAS DISCOUNT: Our readers receive 20% off tickets using code “mamas”!! Opening Night and VIP’s are not included.

Join the celebration as 65 of Disney’s unforgettable characters from 18 beloved stories come to life in Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic! You’ll be captivated by the one and only Mickey Mouse, the irresistible Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Donald Duck, Jiminy Cricket, Pinocchio and many Disney Princesses. Be thrilled by exciting moments from The Lion King; Mulan; and Disney/Pixar’s Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, and Toy Story films; in a skating spectacular filled with magical Disney moments you’ll remember forever as Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic!

Savannah Showtimes. More info here.
Sept 29- 7:30p.m.
Sept 30- 7:30p.m.
Oct 1- 11:00a.m.
Oct 1- 3:00 p.m
Oct 1- 7:00p.m.
Oct 2- 2:00p.m.

For a sneak peek at the show, visit www.disneyonice.com

SouthernMamas.com is the sponsor of this giveaway. Feld Entertainment is neither a sponsor nor endorser of this promotion. Disclosure: SouthernMamas.com is a Feld Family Ambassador, and in exchange for our time and efforts in attending shows and reporting our opinion within this blog, as well as keeping you advised of the latest discount offers, Feld Entertainment has provided SouthernMamas.com with complimentary tickets to Feld shows and opportunities to attend private Feld pre-Show events.

Two fins up for Georgia Aquarium’s AT&T Dolphin Show

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

If you’re planning a trip to Atlanta this fall, be sure to check out the new AT&T Dolphin Show at the Georgia Aquarium.

We took advantage of my son’s delayed pre-K start date & visited Atlanta this week. The highlight was definitely the spectacular 30-minute live dolphin show. Weekdays shows are the best to attend. We were able to sit front & center and even got splashed – happily – by the jumping & twirling dolphins. Show details & ticket info here.

There are dolphin show performances daily. Advanced reservations are recommended.

Dolphin Show tickets are extra and not included in regular aquarium admission. Tickets are on sale now here

 

Music and Me, The Sandbox Interactive Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is.

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

Come make an interactive song book which includes a sing-along CD.

Participants will learn favorite children songs through singing, dancing, playing instruments and acting.  In this fun 60 minute session we will create “song cards” or a story board you can make and take home to help you remember each song.  “The best part is when we’re done, a recording of our sing-along will be made available to participants,”
say Dr. Ondishko.  “You can use the music tracks at home for family fun karaoke! Making music together is a great way to spend memorable time with someone you love.”

Denise (Dede) Ondishko, Ph.D. will lead these workshops for you and your child. Dr. O. (as she is called by the children) is a composer, pianist and school music teacher living here on Hilton Head Island.  With over 21 years of experience working with young musicians, she is a National Board Certified Teacher in Early Childhood Music.  She loves to develop the innate musicianship in young children and shares her love of music with all. Children and adults will enjoy learning music with her.

There is an additional $5 charge for Music and Me.  Join us each Wednesday and have fun singing, dancing and making music. Museum general admission is $6 per person.

The Sandbox is an interactive children’s museum with region related exhibits, activities, and programs for children’s ages toddler through 9 years. The museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For more information, call 843.842.7645 or email  afinn@thesandbox.org .

Food Art: Creative Nutrition for Kids, The Sandbox, Hilton Head Is.

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

Tuesdays at 3:45 p.m. Food Art: Creative Nutrition for Kids. Come have a healthy snack and learn ways to make nutritional foods fun for kids.

An Interactive Children’s Museum is hosting Food Art: Creative Nutrition for Kids every Tuesday through November 15, 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Food Art program provides a snack, recipes, and demonstrations and illustrations of healthy fun foods for kids. The topic and craft will vary each week. Community Nutritionists will also be participating in this program. Parents and children will learn how to make fun healthy snacks and foods for kids and the entire family.

This Program is included in the museum general admission fee of $6 per person.

The Sandbox is an interactive children’s museum with region related exhibits, activities, and programs for children’s ages toddler through 9 years. The museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For more information, call 843.842.7645 or email afinn@thesandbox.org  .

FREE Disney on Ice Special Storytime, Savannah

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

Disney On Ice Special Storytime at Southwest Chatham Library
Thursday, Sept. 29, 10:30 a.m. This storytime will feature a very special visit from a Disney on Ice character!

Don’t forget the Disney On Ice tickets SOUTHERNMAMAS DISCOUNT: Our readers receive 20% off tickets
using code “mamas.” Opening Night and VIP’s are not included. Disney on Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic coming to Savannah Civic Center Thu. SEPT. 29 – Sun. OCT. 2 2011. Details here.

Here’s the link to the Savannah Civic Center site to order tickets: http://www.savannahcivic.com/cityweb/civiccenter.nsf

Pajama Night at The Sandbox Interactive Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is.

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

The Sandbox, An Interactive Children’s Museum, is hosting Pajama Night on Tuesday, September 20, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at The Sandbox.

Come in your pajamas to listen to Scott Strom from the Hilton Head Library read a series of bedtime books. Then make a craft project that is related to one of the stories. Following the reading and craft project, families can stay and play at the museum and enjoy lemonade and cookies.

The Pajama Night programs will be held the third Tuesday of each month.
The Sandbox is an interactive children’s museum with region related exhibits, activities, and programs for children’s ages toddler through 9 years. The museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For more information, call 843.842.7645 or afinn@thesandbox.org. www.thesandbox.org

Deadline to register for first Creative Technology Saturday at Georgia Tech Savannah

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

Creative Technology Saturdays at Georgia Tech Savannah for students in grades 4-8.

These new Saturday camps give your student the opportunity to learn year-round at GTS. Through this new Saturday programs, students will expand upon their previous summer camp experiences. Themes for fall 2011 include: Games Galore for video game development, Movies by Me with an emphasis on story development and presentation and LEGO Robotics challenge days.

The first Saturday Session is Sept. 24 2011. Please register by Wed. Sept. 21. For more info & to register, click here.

Creative Technology Saturdays Camp at Georgia Tech Savannah

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

Register now for Creative Technology Saturdays at Georgia Tech Savannah for students in grades 4-8.

Saturday camps give your student the opportunity to learn year-round at GTS. Through this new Saturday programs, students will expand upon their previous summer camp experiences. Themes for fall 2011 include: Games Galore for video game development, Movies by Me with an emphasis on story development and presentation and LEGO Robotics challenge days.

The first Saturday Session is Sept. 24 2011. Please register by Wed. Sept. 21.

For future camps, please register at least 72 hours prior. Space is limited in all sessions.

Creative Technology Saturdays for Students in Grades 4 -8. The following Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.:
Dates Topic
Sept. 24 Games Galore – 2D Computer Game Development
Oct. 1 Movies by Me – 2D Computer Animation
Oct. 15 LEGO Robotics Challenge Day
Oct. 22 Games Galore – 2D Computer Game Development
Nov. 5 Movies by Me – 2D Computer Animation
Nov. 12 LEGO Robotics Challenge Day
Nov. 19 LEGO Robotics Challenge Day
Last session before LEGO League Competition

Program Goals and Elements:
•Students will earn passport stamps for various levels of accomplishment, allowing students, instructors and parents to follow student progress over time
•Students will explore their own areas of interest
•Provide more design challenges for the LEGO robotics system, with a focus on student choice and on designing and building
•Test new supporting materials for the Scratch animation program.
Students will receive take home materials documenting their approaches and progress.

Cost:
•$40 for each Saturday session.
Lunches will not be provided. Students are encouraged to bring a bag lunch.
Register:
•To register, please click here and submit your application.

Georgia Tech Savannah, 210 Technology Circle, Savannah, GA 31407, 912-966-7922, http://savannah.gatech.edu

Fall Family Festival at Islands YMCA Camp Venture, Savannah

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Fall Family Festival at the Islands YMCA Camp Venture, 66 Johnny Mercer Blvd., Savannah
11 AM-3 PM Oct. 22
Outdoor climbing wall, hay rides, pumpkin patch, games, food and more!
Tickets: $1 each or 25 tickets for $20. Most activities are 1-3 tickets and food is 2-5 tickets. All proceeds benefit YMCA scholarship fund.
(912) 897-1192 ‎
www.ymca.net

To find more fall festivals in the Savannah-Chatham County & Lowcountry area, visit the SouthernMamas.com 2011 Fall Fun Page here (Corn Mazes/Pumpkin Patches/Fall Festivals)

Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society Buddy Walk Festival, Savannah

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

6th annual Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society Buddy Walk Festival. This kid-friendly event will be hosted at Forsyth Park in Savannah, Georgia, on Saturday, October 1, 2011. Rides, food, games, and music for the whole family. Registration begins at 8:30 AM. The cost of registration is $12 per person. The walk starts at 10:30 AM. The festival  in the park lasts until 2 PM.

Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society
6th Annual Buddy Walk in Forsyth Park
Sat. Oct. 1, 2011
8 AM for registrations
Festival in Forsyth Park 11 AM- 2 PM

To find more fall festivals in the Savannah-Chatham County & Lowcountry area, visit the SouthernMamas.com 2011 Fall Fun Page here (Corn Mazes/Pumpkin Patches/Fall Festivals)

Join Simply Children’s Dentistry & Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society for the 6th Annual Buddy Walk

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Simply Children’s Dentistry supports the Annual Buddy Walk Festival in Forsyth Park

Simply Children’s Dentistry in Savannah is asking families to come join them in the 6th annual Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society Buddy Walk Festival.

This kid-friendly event will be hosted at Forsyth Park in Savannah, Georgia, on Saturday, October 1, 2011. Rides, food, games, and music for the whole family. Registration begins at 8:30 AM. The cost of registration is $12 per person. The walk starts at 10:30 AM. The festival  in the park lasts until 2 PM.

The Buddy Walk was developed by the National Down Syndrome Society in 1995 to bring together a wide range of concerned individuals to reach out to friends, family, and co-workers to promote awareness and inclusion for people with Down Syndrome and to raise funds for education, research, and advocacy programs.

Dr. Kamiti Harden believes in all children and because she is an advocate for children, Simply Children’s Dentistry will be attending and participating in this annual walk. You and your families are invited to participate.

Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society
6th Annual Buddy Walk in Forsyth Park
Sat. Oct. 1, 2011
8 AM for registrations
Festival in Forsyth Park 11 AM- 2 PM

Simply Children’s Dentistry, 613 Stephenson Ave Suite 201, Savannah, GA 31405, 912-353-9993 www.simplychildrens.com. Simply Children’s Dentistry is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

To find more fall festivals in the Savannah-Chatham County & Lowcountry area, visit the SouthernMamas.com 2011 Fall Fun Page here (Corn Mazes/Pumpkin Patches/Fall Festivals)

New Sticker Dolly Dressing App from Usborne Books

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Now Available from Usborne Books: Sticker Dolly Dressing app for iPad.

Sticker Dolly Dressing Enters the World of Multimedia Available on iTunes for just $5.99. Usborne Publishing (UK) has chosen this best selling series for their first venture into the world of digital apps.
A sticker dressing app for girls based on the bestselling and much-loved Usborne Sticker Dolly Dressing books. Little girls can dress up the dolls again and again and create scenes with nearly 200 stickers.

• Drag and drop the stickers to dress the dolls
• Create dozens of pretty outfits with different tops, skirts, jeans, leggings, dresses, shoes and accessories
• Choose from eight colorful scenes, including a wedding, a day at the beach, going shopping and a disco
• Name each doll and select her hairstyle and skin tone
• Customize the clothes with a range of striped, polka dot and floral patterns
• Enliven the scenes with dogs, cats, butterflies and birds, drinks and ice creams and dozens of other objects
• Email and print out pictures to send to friends and family

Little girls will love creating imaginative outfits, or carefully dressing the dolls for different occasions.

Additional features:
• Add up to five dolls to each scene
• Pinch the dolls and objects to resize
• Save scenes to play later
• Ambient sound adds atmosphere to each scene
Available on iTunes for just $5.99.

To view the Sticker Dolly Dressing books in the catalog, click here. Melissa Mallory, Usborne Books and More Independent Consultant, 912.856.1450, mmallory@myubah.com , www.EsteemReading.com , www.Facebook.com/EsteemReading. Usborne Books & More is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Public invited to Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School Fall Festival, Savannah

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School Parent-Teacher Organization invites the public to the school’s fall celebration.

Come celebrate the season with Minute-to-Win-It-type games played for prizes, face painting, improvisation demonstrations from Savannah Children’s Theater, bounce houses, silent auction, concessions and much more.

When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011
Admission: $5 per carload; additional tickets required for games and concessions. $15 wristbands for unlimited rides.

Besides a day of food and fun, the surrounding community will have an opportunity to learn about the school and the Montessori curriculum. Proceeds will benefit the PTO who will provide financial assistance to the school for curriculum support, enrichment programs, campus beautification, and future community outreach projects.

For more information send requests to cemcspto@gmail.com.

To find more fall festivals in the Savannah-Chatham County & Lowcountry area, visit the SouthernMamas.com 2011 Fall Fun Page here (Corn Mazes/Pumpkin Patches/Fall Festivals)