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Consign with Kids 2 Kids Consignment sale & receive 70% commission

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Consign with Kids 2 Kids Consignment seasonal sale at Savannah Mall in March and receive 70% commission.

Consign more to make more. Consign 100 items and receive 75% commission on all items. Registration is now open. kids2Kids Consignment is taking ALL Seasons of gently used clothing, toys, books, furniture, baby and maternity items. For more information, click here. 

 Kids 2 Kids seasonal consignment sale is set for March 8-11 2012 at Savannah Mall.

Sale Dates:
Thurs. March 8 3p-7p
Frid. March 9 10a-7p
Sat. March 10 10a-7p
Sun. Mar.11 11a-2p (Select Items will be 40% off)

Want to Shop Early? Volunteer and shop March 8 10a-3p

Drop Off is March 6 & 7.

Kids 2 Kids easy tagging system is NOW available. Click here to Register/ Start Tagging/ or Sign up for Volunteer Shifts.

The advantages to seasonal consignment sales are numerous:
•shoppers find better prices at seasonal consignment sales than at consignment shops
•the variety and quality is better than garage sales
•consignors keep a larger percentage
•it is fun and easy

Kids 2 Kids Consignment Sale, http://kids2kidsconsign.net/, March 8-11 2012, Kids 2 Kids Consignment Sale is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah pediatric dentist Dr. Cara DeLeon is now a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Congratulations Dr. Cara DeLeon, DMD Pediatric Dentist in Savannah. Dr. DeLeon recently completed her certification examinations and is now a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry!

Dr. DeLeon’s practice, Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah  is at 310 Eisenhower Drive No. 6. Tel: 912-349-4021. It’s an honor to have become a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry so early in her career.

The Mission of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry is to verify to the public and to the health professionals that a pediatric dentist has successfully completed both an advanced educational program accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation and a voluntary examination process designed to validate the knowledge, application and performance requisite to the delivery of exceptional care in pediatric dentistry. The American Board of Pediatric Dentistry is the only certifying Board recognized by the American Dental Association for the specialty of pediatric dentistry.

Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah, 310 Eisenhower Dr. Building #6 Savannah, 31406 tel: 912-349-4021 email: Drcara@pds-kids.com , www.pediatricdentistryofsavannah.com Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Giveaway: a Gigi’s Cupcakes Valentines Mini Box of 24

Monday, January 30th, 2012

UPDATE: Serenity Safer is the winner! Congratulations Serenity!

Yummy! This week’s giveaway is divinely decadent: a Valentines Mini Box of 24 from Gigi’s Cupcakes of Savannah , valued at $39. (pictured here)

To enter to win, “like” Gigi’s Cupcakes of Savannah on Facebook by clicking here. Then answer this question on their wall: what’s your family’s favorite Valentine tradition? Or what are you giving your loves for Valentines Day?  Deadline to enter to win is noon Feb. 5. We’ll announce the winner here and on SouthernMamas.com Facebook on Mon. Feb. 6.

You and your sweetie will swoon over these adorable boxes of love. In addition to the mini box of 24, Gigi’s also offers the “Love” box with 4 mini cupcakes for only $10.99 & the “Lots of Love” box with 6 mini cupcakes for only $15.99. Both come in a beautiful Valentines Box with custom Valentines decorations.

Don’t forget: Gigi’s Cupcakes hand-delivers, too! Gigi’s Cupcakes of Savannah is at 5521 Abercorn St., next to Petite Feet and across from the Publix Twelve Oaks Shopping Center.

Gigi’s Cupcakes of Savannah, 5521 Abercorn St, Suite 100, 912.349.2778 or email savannahga@gigiscupcakesusa.com , www.gigiscupcakesusa.com/savannahgeorgia. On Facebook here. Gigi’s Cupcakes of Savannah is a SouthernMamas sponsor.

2012 Ronald McDonald House Charities Battle of the Bakers, Savannah

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

You’re invited to participate as a taster or baker in the Battle of the Bakers, 1-3 PM Sat. Feb 4 2012 at the Hoskins Center, 66th Street and Ranger St, on Memorial Health’s campus, Savannah.

The event benefits Ronald McDonald House, 4710 Waters Ave., Savannah Ga 31404

Baked goods – such as pastries, muffins, cakes, cookies, and more – will be judged in four categories: appearance; authenticity; taste; creativity.

No matter who “takes the cake” the real winner will be the Ronald McDonald House, because in addition to competing, contestants reach out to friends and family members to support their fundraising efforts. All proceeds benefit the House’s Share A Night fund.

Buy Tickets online here.

Participate as a Baker or Taster
Taster Tickets:
$65 Baker’s Box – Support RMHC’s Share a Night Campaign – Includes a large pastry box and champagne bar
$25 Taster Ticket – Includes a small pastry box and a glass of champagne
Baker Registration, Free.

Admission for Children
FREE for children 10 years old & younger
$10: children 11 years & older

All of the registration information can be found here Contact Alex Wysocki, alex@rmhccoastalempire.org, 912-350-7641

2012 Ronald McDonald House Charities Battle of the Bakers, The Hoskins Center at Memorial Health, 66th Street and Ranger St, Savannah, 31404

SCAD Soccer Clinic for Kids, Wilmington Is.

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

SCAD Soccer Clinic for Kids
10 AM- 2 PM Sat. Feb 4 & Sun. Feb 5, 2012
Abolt Obrien Soccer Field Sports Facility, Wilmington Is. Concord Rd
Savannah, GA 31410
The womens SCAD soccer team is raising money to go to Barcelona over spring break. To help raise money, they are holding a soccer clinic for the kids of Savannah. THE DAY(s) WILL INCLUDES BASIC DRILLS, TECHNIQUES, GAMES AND TRICKS
$40 for one day

$70 for both days

$20 for 4-6 year olds (half day)

$10 off total if signing up siblings

Ages 4-6 will go for 1 1/2 hours, 10am-11:30am. All players bring soccer ball, shin guards and water bottle.

Ages 7-12 will go for 4 hours, 10am-2pm. All players must bring a sack lunch, soccer ball, water bottle and shin guards.

Parents are encouraged to leave the children with us and enjoy their free timeYou can sign up on this page by putting your child/children’s names and your phone number. You can also sign up by calling/texting Shelby Dieckamp at 317-363-5531 or Ciara Thomas at 859-321-0727

Pre-K Applications for lottery-funded (Free!) Savannah-Chatham public schools available Feb. 27

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Interested in putting your child’s name into the lottery for the 2012-2013 Savannah-Chatham public schools FREE pre-kindergarten program? Here are some important dates:

Applications for the 2012-2013 Pre-Kindergarten Program will be available Monday, February 27, 2012 through Friday, March 23, 2012. The child must be four years of age on or before September 1, 2012. Parents must provide proof of residence and a certified birth certificate when submitting the application. Please note: Contact Coastal Empire Montessori for that school’s application dates as the school has a seperate enrollment process.

Only one application per child may be submitted at a maximum of three sites. If applying at three sites, your first choice must be in your attendance zone. The application with the appropriate documents must be submitted to each school. Submission of more than 3 applications will result in the child being disqualified.

Children will be selected through a lottery drawing which will be held April 3, 2012 at school sites. Parents will receive written notification of acceptance or waiting list status at the end of April.

Parents may go to any of the sites with the program to obtain an application. The Information Desk at 208 Bull Street will also have applications. Click here for local schools that offer the free pre-K program. Learn more about the program here.

For open houses when you can check out the pre-k schools, click here.

Spanish children’s classes & speech therapy in Savannah

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Bilingual Speech Therapy & Language Center has only two student openings in the beginner afterschool Spanish class group for children!

Receive a 20% discount on the first two months of registration for children ages 5-12. Classes are 4:30-5:15 PM Fridays. Registration fee can be paid on the Bilingual Speech Therapy & Language Center webpage here.

To register, call 912.335.8486. For more info, click here.

For speech therapy sessions, Bilingual Speech Therapy & Language Center accepts Tricare Prime, Tricare Standard, Medicaid & Amerigroup Patients.

Bilingual Speech Therapy & Language Center, 9100 White Bluff Road Suite 201, Savannah, 31406. On Facebook here. 912.335.8486, www.bilingualspeechtherapy.net/ Bilingual Speech Therapy & Language Center is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

One more “Seussical the Musical” show added due to high demand

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

 The Savannah Children’s Theatre added a “Seussical the Musical” show, 7 p.m. Thursday Feb. 2 because the theatre has had a wonderful turnout for the show.

Final showtimes are this upcoming weekend: 8 PM Fri. Feb. 3, 3 PM & 8 PM Sat. Feb. 4 & 3 PM Sun. Feb. 5.

The Mainstage production features both adult and children performers, along with a live six-member orchestra. The Savannah Children’s Theatre’s Mainstage productions are the theatre’s biggest shows of the year and are so popular they typically sell out by the final weekend.

Tickets can be purchased at www.savannahchildrenstheatre.org or at the theatre, 2160 E. Victory Drive, Crossroad Shopping Center, next to the Piggly Wiggly. 912-238-9015.

Auditions for The Twelve Dancing Princesses are at the theatre 6:30 Monday Jan. 30. (grades 2nd-12th.) The show’s playwright, Max Bush, will be in house for many of the rehearsals and shows. Show dates are April 27-29, May 4-6.

Infant CPR Class @ Just for Baby & More, Savannah

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Infant & Child CPR Class at Just for Baby & More
10 AM-Noon Sat April 7
This class is taught by CE Consults and is American Heart Association Approved. The class is $30 per person.

If you are interested in attending, please email casey@justforbaby.net or call 912-355-4455.

“Like” Just for Baby & More on Facebook here to stay connected and informed about deals and special events like this.

Just for Baby & More has friendly and knowledgeable staff who would love to show you our variety of products and help you find the perfect items for your family; Sunday Closed. 912.355.4455. Located at 7701 Waters Ave., Savannah, 31406, http://www.justforbaby.net/start.php Just for Baby & More is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Baby Basics Class @ Just for Baby & More, Savannah

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Attention expectant & new parents. Check up the upcoming Baby Basics by Beth classes at Just for Baby & More in Savannah to learn everything you need to know before you bring your newborn home.

Classes are
10 AM-Noon Sat. April 14 2012

This class is taught by Beth Palmer, a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, and it will cover basic newborn care from head to toe. She will go over feeding, bathing, skincare, sleeping, and everything else in between. She will also focus on nursing. The class is $15 person or $25 per couple.

If you are interested in attending, please email casey@justforbaby.net or call 912-355-4455.

“Like” Just for Baby & More on Facebook here to stay connected and informed about deals and special events like this.

Just for Baby & More has friendly and knowledgeable staff who would love to show you our variety of products and help you find the perfect items for your family; Sunday Closed. 912.355.4455. Located at 7701 Waters Ave., Savannah, 31406, http://www.justforbaby.net/start.php Just for Baby & More is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Baby Basics Class & Infant CPR Class @ Just for Baby & More, Savannah

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Attention expectant & new parents. Check up the upcoming Baby Basics by Beth classes at Just for Baby & More in Savannah to learn everything you need to know before you bring your newborn home as well as an upcoming Infant & Child CPR Class.

Baby Basics Classes are:
10 AM-Noon Sat. Feb. 4 2012
or
10 AM-Noon Sat. April 14 2012

This class is taught by Beth Palmer, a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, and it will cover basic newborn care from head to toe. She will go over feeding, bathing, skincare, sleeping, and everything else in between. She will also focus on nursing. The class is $15 person or $25 per couple.

Infant & Child CPR Class
1-3 PM Sat. Feb. 4
or
10 AM-Noon Sat April 7
This class is taught by CE Consults and is American Heart Association Approved. The class is $30 per person.

If you are interested in attending, please email casey@justforbaby.net  or call 912-355-4455.

“Like” Just for Baby & More on Facebook here to stay connected and informed about deals and special events like this.

Just for Baby & More has friendly and knowledgeable staff who would love to show you our variety of products and help you find the perfect items for your family; Sunday Closed. 912.355.4455. Located at 7701 Waters Ave., Savannah, 31406, http://www.justforbaby.net/start.php  Just for Baby & More is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

FREE admission day at Museum of Science & History (MOSH) & Bryan-Gooding Planetarium, Jacksonville

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

February 4 – FREE ADMISSION: Water Education Festival – Join the City of Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board, MOSH, St. Johns Riverkeeper and St. Johns River Water Management District for this free admission day. Guests will celebrate one of our most precious resources, the St. Johns River, as they enjoy activities and presentations inside MOSH and around Friendship Fountain. The Water Education Festival is from noon to 4 p.m.

Ongoing programs at Museum of Science & History & The Bryan-Gooding Planetarium, Jacksonville, Fla.

$5 Fridays – Every Friday, enjoy $5 admission & extended hours. The museum will be open late every Friday until 8 p.m. (Note: Additional discounts or coupons are not permitted.)

Fridays – Cosmic Concerts – Experience total-sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images and digital sound collide to create a Cosmic Concert! The Bryan-Gooding Planetarium rocks every Friday night with Cosmic Concert laser light shows at 5, 6, 7 and 8 p.m. Tickets are available at www.moshplanetarium.org or at the door. Tickets are $5 per person per show; laser glasses cost $1.

Check out Skies Over Jacksonville – a 40-minute detailed live star show – daily at 2 PM in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium. The show is dedicated totally to the wonders of backyard stargazing. Visitors will join a planetarium educator in a journey across the sky as bright stars, asterisms, constellations and other surprises are identified and discussed. The presentation environment is that of a forum, not a lecture, so guests are encouraged to ask questions and participate in the adventure! “Skies Over Jacksonville” is recommended for ages 4 & older.
Other Planetarium shows include:
Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity
Jan/ 1, 2012 to March 18, 2012
Oasis in Space
Jan 1, 2012 to March 18, 2012
The Little Star That Could
Jan. 1, 2012 to March 18, 2012
Sesame Street’s One World, One Sky
Jan 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012
Skies Over Jacksonville
January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012

Ticket Prices:
Prices for show tickets are as follows:
Museum Admission
Adult: $10
Child: 3-12 $8
Senior: (55+) or Military $8
Museum Admission PLUS Planetarium
Adult: $15
Child: 3-12 $13
Senior: (55+) or Military $13

Hours
Monday – Thursday 10 AM – 5 PM
Friday (thru Dec 31) 10 AM – 8 PM
Saturday 10 AM – 6 PM
Sunday 1 PM – 6 PM

Admission
MOSH PASS
Adults: $10
Children (3-12 yrs): $8
Seniors & Active Military: $8

GALAXY PASS
Includes ONE planetarium program
Adults: $15
Children (3-12 yrs): $13
Seniors & Active Military: $13

Open Daily Except Easter Day • Thanksgiving Day • Christmas Eve • Christmas Day • New Year’s Day

For hearing impaired, dial 711 to contact Florida Relay.
Wheelchairs and strollers available.

PARKING
Free Parking
Parking is available on a first-come basis in the museum’s lot next to the Main Street Bridge.
A limited number of MOSH designated spots are available in the River City Brewing Company lot.

Paid Parking
Paid parking is available in the River City Brewing Company lot.
Visitors can also use park in the Kings Avenue Parking Garage and take the Skyway to the San Marco stop. For details, visit JTA’s website.

Upcoming events including the upcoming traveling exhibit A T. rex Named Sue:

Feb 4: FREE DAY: Water Education Festival

Feb 8: Pre-K Day: Bring your little ones over to MOSH the second Wednesday of every month for exclusive programming for preschool-aged children and their caregivers. From 9 to 11 a.m. admission is only $5 per person (ages 3 & up) and includes the planetarium show, Earth, Moon & Sun, at 10 a.m. Call 904.396.MOSH (6674) ext. 226 for details.

March 19-23: Spring Into Science Camps
Does your child love science? Or perhaps, you have one that needs a little hands-on learning to ignite his or her passion? Spring Into Science Camp will give Kindergarteners through 5th graders the chance to explore exhibits, planetarium programs and more! Call 396.MOSH, ext. 226 for details.

April 11: Pre-K Day
Bring your little one over to MOSH for exclusive programming for preschool-aged children and their caregivers. From 9 to 11 a.m. admission is only $5 per person (ages 3 & up) which includes a special 10 a.m. planetarium show, The Little Star That Could. Pre-K Day takes place the second Wednesday of each month. Call 904.396.MOSH (6674) ext. 226 for details.

May: A T. rex Named Sue
This summer, the museum will bring A T. rex Named Sue to Jacksonville. This traveling exhibit from Chicago’s The Field Museum features a cast skeleton of the largest, most complete, and best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered – SUE! At 42-feet-long and 12-feet high, SUE is an impressive sight to see!

June 18 – August 10: Summer Adventure Camps
During summer, the museum really comes to life as hundreds of children descend upon MOSH for Summer Adventure Camps. This year is no exception! MOSH will have a fun-filled program schedule for Pre-K through 6th graders. In addition to about 20 different program topics, kids will also get to explore the blockbuster summer exhibit, A T. rex Named Sue. And, some campers will also get to go on off-site field trips!

July 14: Tonca’s Birthday
Join the fun as Daisy May, MOSH’s resident opossum, throws a birthday bash for Tonca, MOSH’s 46-year-old alligator snapping turtle. Party activities will include face painting, party games, animal encounters and cake, of course! The party will culminate with Tonca’s annual weigh-in in the newly renovated Hixon Native Plant Courtyard. Don’t miss one of the most anticipated events of the year!

August 1: Senior Days
Senior Days is a special program for members of the senior citizen community that includes a coffee and donut reception, an educational presentation, and free time to explore the museum. The program starts at 9:45 a.m. and is $6 per senior citizen. Call 396.MOSH (6674), ext. 226 for details.

September 27: MOSH After Dark: Beer Brewing Workshop with Intuition Ale Works
Learn about the science behind beer making from the brew-masters of Intuition Ale Works. On September 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. guests will learn about the science and history of beer before moving on the highlight of the evening – a beer tasting! Be on the lookout for registration for this event as it WILL sell out!

October: Green Revolution
Green Revolution is an innovative eco-zibit from the Smithsonian. What makes this exhibit unique is that it does not arrive on gas-guzzling trucks. Instead, exhibit plans are transmitted online for MOSH staff to create the exhibit from recycled and repurposed materials. Come check out what MOSH staff concocts!

EdVenture Children’s Museum in Columbia, S.C.

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Next time you head to Riverbanks Zoo & Gardens in Columbia, S.C. check out EdVenture Children’s Museum, the South’s largest children’s museum.

We haven’t gone yet but a savvy Savannah mom recommended it.

EdVenture’s mission is to create new generations of lifelong learners. Eight exhibits including EDDIE® the World’s Largest Child, plus a library, learning laboratories, resource centers & more. Two additional outdoor gallery spaces are located just outside the museum’s front doors. Within the total 92,000 square feet that is EdVenture Children’s Museum, there are more than 350 individual hands-on exhibits.

Kids can climb inside EDDIE® (Forty-feet tall sitting down) inside his brain, heart, stomach and other body structures. EDDIE® allows children to use their gross motor skills to discover what’s inside their bodies.

EdVenture Children’s Museum, 211 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201, (803) 779-3100, http://www.edventure.org, Hours, Tue – Sat: 9 AM – 5 PM, Sun Noon-5 PM, info@edventure.org On Facebook here.

Safari Ropes Challenge Course Open at Riverbanks Zoo, Columbia, S.C.

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Ever wonder what it’s like to hang around the trees like a siamang or see the world through the eyes of a giraffe? Brave explorers of all ages can experience the zoo from a much higher point of view with the all-new Sky-High Safari at Riverbanks Zoo, Columbia S.C..

Sky-High Safari is a 3-story (or 44-foot-tall) ropes challenge course that takes climbers along an adrenaline-pumping, heart-pounding adventure as they navigate through a series of more than 30 balance-testing obstacles—including rope ladders, bridges, nets and tight-rope style footlines.

The ropes course is designed to accommodate multiple climbers at one time. All participants are safely secured and tethered with a full-body harness and lanyard to an overhead tracking system. Children must be 48 inches tall to participate without parent supervision.

Sky-High Safari is located near Riverbanks’ African Savanna exhibit—across from Giraffe Overlook. The course will be open daily from 10am-4pm beginning Monday, January 30.

The cost to climb is $5 for Individual and Family-level members, $3 for Explorer, Patron and Gold-level members, and $7 for the general public—with paid regular admission to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.

For more kids’ & annual activities at Riverbanks Zoo, click here.

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, 500 Wildlife Parkway, Columbia, SC 29210 Open daily from 9am to 5pm, except on Thanksgiving & Christmas. Admission to both the Zoo and Garden: $11.75 for adults, $9.25 for children ages 3 – 12 and free for children 2 and under. Group rates and other discounts may apply. www.riverbanks.org

Kumon of Savannah Open House is March 3

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

You are invited to the Kumon of Savannah Open House, 10 AM-2 PM March 3 2012.

The Kumon Math and Reading Center of Savannah assists students who are struggling in school and need to catch up, as well as those who want to advance.

Designed for students from pre-school to college level, Kumon helps children master skills in math and reading according to their own ability level.

Stay connected to Kumon of Savannah by liking them on Facebook here. 

Programs for pre-K-12th grade.

Kumon Math and Reading Center of Savannah, www.kumon.com/savannah, open on Mondays and Thursdays from 3-7 PM, 10010 Abercorn Ave. in Savannah. For more information or to schedule a complimentary placement test, call owner and instructor, Janese Cooper at (912) 920-8899. Kumon of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Asperger’s Support Group: How Social Difficulties Effect Emotional Health

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

Asperger’s Support Group: How Social Difficulties Effect Emotional Health
Topic: Jennifer will discuss how the social difficulty a person with ASD experiences can affect their emotional health, as well as the emotional health of their caregivers. She will specifically discuss how counseling interventions such Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Social Skills Groups can help develop positive coping skills to stress, provide tools for positive interactions, and increase self-esteem.
Jennifer has over 14 years of experience in working with children and adolescents with special needs and their families in a variety of roles and settings including early intervention, daycare, public school, and private organizations. She has presented to support groups, community organizations, and state conferences on a variety of topics including Understanding Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, Autism and Work Related Goals, and Social Skills for children with Autism.

Jennifer is a mother to four children, three of whom have a diagnosis of Autism.

Jennifer’s personal experience, paired with professional knowledge provides for a more in depth perceptive and understanding. She offers an array of services based on the client’s needs such as behavioral consultation, social skills group therapy, family and individual therapy and coaching. A healthy balance between behavioral and emotional goals is a key component of all the services

Thursday February 9, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST

Mommy-to-be-Expo, Richmond Hill

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

Attention expectant parents. Check out the Mommy-to-Be Expo on Saturday, March 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Richmond Hill City Center. 

Highlights include a pregnancy Q&A session with Dr. Darren Preuninger, who is in practice at Provident OB/GYN Associates in Richmond Hill; a spring fashion show by Motherhood Maternity; a prenatal yoga demonstration; healthy cooking-for-two demonstrations; prize drawings and more. Plus, there will be exhibitors with products and services of interest to parents-to-be.

Admission is free. The City Center, which is co-sponsoring the Expo, is located at 520 Cedar St. in J.F. Gregory Park.

 A few booths are still available for vendors who would like to exhibit and/or sell their goods and services for women, prenatal and postnatal.
 
Memorial Health is sponsoring the event. For more info, please call  (912) 350-6863
 

Take a quick online parent survey about your child’s Savannah-Chatham public school

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

Is your child at a Savannah-Chatham public school? Now is your chance to tell the public school system how you feel about your child’s school.

Fill out the annual parents survey on the SCCPSS site. Click here to access the survey, which takes only a few minutes to complete. The survey is designed for parents/guardians of students in all grade levels including pre-K.

This survey will give you an opportunity to grade your child’s school. If you have children in more than one SCCPSS school, please respond about only one school per survey.

Discount on Savannah’s Women in Business Expo

Friday, January 27th, 2012

To all Southern Mamas Business Owners, this event is for you

The Savannah’s Women In Business Expo is going to be held at the beautiful Hyatt Regency in Downtown Savannah. The expo currently has a one time special offer for the first ten (10) lucky ladies to purchase a booth for a very low price.

But don’t wait to long because this deal is sure to go quickly.

Visit the Expo’s Facebook Fan Page here

The Women in Business Expo is a show for women in all stages of business. Whether it is pre-start, start-up, development and growth, self-employment, women managers and female professionals. The purposes of this expo is to promote awareness and increase women’s entrepreneurism. This expo supports start-up to enable women-owned businesses to develop and grow and promote their product or services.

Savannah’s Women in Business Expo, www.savwomeninbusinessexpo.weebly.com , 912-346-4928, email womeninbusinessexpo@yahoo.com. Savannah’s Women in Business Expo is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

LeeAnn Ritch Photography in Savannah offers February portrait special

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Savannah photographer LeeAnn Ritch  is offering a fabulous special just in time for Valentine’s Day: A photography session, online proofing and high-resolution CD for $350 plus tax (Regular cost is $575)!

The Savannah family portrait photographer and mother of two specializes in newborn, baby, child, and family photography. LeeAnn is known for shooting warm, candid portraits like these pictured here.

Check out more of her work by clicking here.

Click here to book a session.

Be sure to mention SouthernMamas to take advantage of the .

To follow LeeAnn Ritch’s work and stay updated on her specials, be sure to “like” her Facebook page by clicking here.

LeeAnn Ritch Photography, 912.308.9327 or email leeann@leeannritchphotography.com , www.leeannritchphotography.com LeeAnn Ritch Photography is a SouthernMamas.com sponsor

February children’s art classes with Primary Art Supply & Scribble Art Studio

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Scribble Art Studio and Primary Art Supply!
A fun, unique opportunity to create art at every artist’s dream location! Beginning this February, Primary Art Supply and Scribble Art Studio are working together to bring exciting new class options!

*Aliens and Monsters! Ages 4+
Begins: Monday, Feb. 20, 4pm-5pm
Cost: $120 for 6 weeks, includes supply kit!
Class Dates: Feb. 20, 27 Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26
SPOOKY! SILLY! We’ll cover them all in this class designed especially for all the alien and monster lovers out there!

*Fabric Arts – Expressing Your Inner Animal! Ages 6+
Begins: Wednesday, Feb. 22, 4pm-5pm
Cost: $120 for 6 weeks, includes supply kit!
Class Dates: Feb. 22, 29 Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28
Students will do everything from designing their own fabric to creating stuffed animal toys in this fun, basic fibers class!

*Retro Crafts! Ages 6+
Begins: Thursday, Feb. 23, 5:15pm-6:15pm
Cost:$120 for 6 weeks, includes supply kit!
Class Dates: Feb. 23 Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Get your Vintage on! Revisit the 50′s 60′s and 70′s in this retro craft class!

*Lego Art! Ages 5+
Begins: Friday, Feb. 24, 5-6pm
Cost: $120 for 6 weeks, includes supply kit!
Class Begins: Feb. 24 Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Who doesn’t love legos?! A variety of art projects inspired by this beloved toy!

For more information, contact artist Carrie Christian at 912-323-0123 or email ScribbleArtStudio@hotmail.com. Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Free kids’ intro model airplane building classes @ 70th Anniversary of the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, Pooler

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Sat. Jan. 28
Celebrate the founding in Savannah of the Mighty Eighth with guided tours of the Museum, Free Children’s introductory model airplane building classes, a History Channel film, and a free child’s admission to the Museum with the purchase of their model airplane. Events scheduled throughout the day. Call for times and to reserve space in the building class.
http://www.mightyeighth.org/
912 – 748 – 8888
Open Seven Days a Week, 9 am to 5 pm

Georgia Day Parade 2012, Savannah

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Georgia Day Parade
10:30 AM Fri., Feb. 10, 2012
Bull Street from Forsyth Park to City Hall
FREE
Thousands of costumed local elementary school children march behind their hand-made banners in commemoration of Georgia’s founding in 1733. A colorful parade of students, musicians, local dignitaries, and costumed characters is preceded by a military color guard and marching band. Beginning at Forsyth Park and continuing around all five squares of Bull Street, the procession culminates with a program in front of City Hall, where the mayor and other officials bring greetings and present awards for the annual Banner Competition.

Preschool Fair hosted by MOMS Club of Bluffton-Hilton Head, S.C.

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

MOMS Club of Bluffton Hilton Head Preschool Fair
6-8 PM Feb 13 at Booksalicious in the Promenade, downtown Bluffton.
7 area preschools participating to give parents an opportunity to meet directors and ask questions in one evening, instead of setting up several different appointments.
The time of the event also gives working parents a chance to come out and find the right school for their child.
Baby Net, Family Connections and Palmetto Speech and Language will be present to answer questions about child development and address areas of concerns with parents.
Email questions to momsclubofbhh@gmail.com

For school open houses in the Savannah area, click here.

Open House at Charles Ellis Montessori Academy, Savannah

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Speciality school open house 5-7 PM Feb. 2 2012
Charles Ellis Montessori Academy
220 E. 49th St.
Savannah, GA 31405
Grades: PK – 8th
(912) 395-5470
For more school open houses in the Savannah area, click here.

Feb. 9 2012 is the deadline to submit application to SCCPSS speciality schools. Lotteries will be held at sites at 2 PM Feb. 24 2012.

Open House at St. Andrew’s School, Savannah

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

St. Andrew’s School Open House for Prospective Families
12:30-2:30 PM Sun. Feb. 12 2012
Call 897.4941, x. 306 to make a reservation or for more information. St. Andrew’s offers a college preparatory education for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students.
601 Penn Waller Road
Savannah, Georgia 31410
www.saintschool.com

For more school open houses in the Savannah area, click here.

Gold Dragon Acrobats to perform live at Armstrong, Savannah

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

The Golden Dragon Acrobats, the world’s leading touring Chinese acrobatic troupe, will perform live at Armstrong Atlanic State University Fine Arts Auditorium at 7:30 PM Thurs. Feb. 16 2012.

The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time-honored tradition that began more than 2,500 years ago. The Golden Dragons are recognized throughout the United States and abroad as the premier Chinese acrobatic touring company.

Hailing from the central Chinese city of Xian, the troupe features talented jugglers, contortionists and acrobats. In November 2005, the Golden Dragon Acrobats made their Broadway debut to a sold-out audience at the New Victory Theater, New York’s ultimate theater for kids and families. Their Broadway run led to adoration and standing ovations from audiences of all ages and universal critical acclaim.

The reputation of the company is rooted in a commitment to the highest production values and a remarkable attention to artistic detail. World-renowned impresario Danny Chang and choreographer Angela Chang combine award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty.

The only year-round touring Chinese acrobatic company in the United States, Golden Dragon Acrobats perform a wide range of acts, including the lively Thousand Hand Dance, the high-energy Spinning Wheel and the nail-biting Tower of Chairs.

Advance tickets are $10 to $20. Day of show tickets are $25. Discounts are available to Armstrong faculty, staff and students at the box office. Advance tickets go on sale January 20.

Tickets are available at the Fine Arts Lobby Box Office at Armstrong from noon to 3 p.m. on weekdays, by phone during box office hours at 912.344.2901 or online at tickets.armstrong.edu. This event is hosted by the Campus Union Board at Armstrong.

Golden Dragon Acrobats live performance, 7:30 PM Feb. 16, 2012, Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium, 11935 Abercorn St., Savannah, 31419 www.armstrong.edu

Golden Dragon Acrobats Perform Live at Armstrong, Savannah

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Golden Dragon Acrobats to Perform Live at Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium on Thursday, February 16

Armstrong Atlantic State University will proudly host the Golden Dragon Acrobats, the world’s leading touring Chinese acrobatic troupe, with a special live performance at the university’s Fine Arts Auditorium, 11935 Abercorn St., on Thursday, February 16, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. This event is hosted by the Campus Union Board at Armstrong.

The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time-honored tradition that began more than 2,500 years ago. The Golden Dragons are recognized throughout the United States and abroad as the premier Chinese acrobatic touring company.

Hailing from the central Chinese city of Xian, the troupe features talented jugglers, contortionists and acrobats. In November 2005, the Golden Dragon Acrobats made their Broadway debut to a sold-out audience at the New Victory Theater, New York’s ultimate theater for kids and families. Their Broadway run led to adoration and standing ovations from audiences of all ages and universal critical acclaim.

The reputation of the company is rooted in a commitment to the highest production values and a remarkable attention to artistic detail. World-renowned impresario Danny Chang and choreographer Angela Chang combine award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty.

The only year-round touring Chinese acrobatic company in the United States, Golden Dragon Acrobats perform a wide range of acts, including the lively Thousand Hand Dance, the high-energy Spinning Wheel and the nail-biting Tower of Chairs.

Advance tickets are $10 to $20. Day of show tickets are $25. Discounts are available to Armstrong faculty, staff and students at the box office. Advance tickets go on sale January 20.

Tickets are available at the Fine Arts Lobby Box Office at Armstrong from noon to 3 p.m. on weekdays, by phone during box office hours at 912.344.2901 or online at tickets.armstrong.edu.

For more information, visit http://www.armstrong.edu .

Science Bowl at Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Armstrong will host eight teams to compete at the Subregional Georgia Science Bowl, sponsored by Siemens Industry, Inc. The Georgia Science Bowl is a Jeopardy-like competition for middle and high school students covering the areas of science, energy and mathematics. The state competition serves as a qualifying competition for the National Science Bowl held in Washington, D.C.

After subregional competitions are held, the top 12 teams will travel to Savannah on February 25 to test their breadth of scientific and mathematic knowledge on the Armstrong campus during the final round of the Georgia Science Bowl.

9 AM-1 PM Saturday, January 28, 2012

2012 Ronald McDonald House Charities Battle of the Bakers, Savannah

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

You’re invited to participate as a taster or baker in the Battle of the Bakers, 1-3 PM Sat. Feb 4 2012 at the Hoskins Center, 66th Street and Ranger St, on Memorial Health’s campus, Savannah.

The event benefits Ronald McDonald House, 4710 Waters Ave., Savannah Ga 31404

Baked goods – such as pastries, muffins, cakes, cookies, and more – will be judged in four categories: appearance; authenticity; taste; creativity.

No matter who “takes the cake” the real winner will be the Ronald McDonald House, because in addition to competing, contestants reach out to friends and family members to support their fundraising efforts. All proceeds benefit the House’s Share A Night fund.

Buy Tickets online here.

Participate as a Baker or Taster
Taster Tickets:
$65 Baker’s Box – Support RMHC’s Share a Night Campaign – Includes a large pastry box and champagne bar
$25 Taster Ticket – Includes a small pastry box and a glass of champagne
Baker Registration, Free.

Admission for Children
FREE for children 10 years old & younger
$10: children 11 years & older

All of the registration information can be found here Contact Alex Wysocki, alex@rmhccoastalempire.org, 912-350-7641

2012 Ronald McDonald House Charities Battle of the Bakers, The Hoskins Center at Memorial Health, 66th Street and Ranger St, Savannah, 31404