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Family Time 2-hour summer sessions at The Art Bash Studio, Savannah

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

Art Bash Studio's Crab Painting for Family Programs

Art Bash Studio's Peacock Painting for Family Program

The Art Bash Studio  in Savannah will offer “Family Time” again some Saturdays during Summer 2012 beginning June 30th and July 14 @ 1:30-3:30 for ages 12 to 112 on a 16X20 (reg adult size) canvas, $30. NO sangria served.

The Art Bash Studio is the place for painting parties. One of the studio’s local artists will guide you from start to finish in creating a featured painting.

“Feeling Crabby” and “PeaCocky” paintings are first up for Family Time! To make your reservations, please visit The Art Bash Studio website www.artbashstudio.com  and click on “Calendar/Register”.  Bring your tweens & teens and let’s paint!

The Art Bash Studio, 1526 Bull and 32nd streets, Savannah, 31401, (912) 484-3438 Email fun@artbashstudio.com , www.artbashstudio.com The Art Bash Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Kids’ Blue Crab Discovery Program, Hilton Head Is.

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

BLUE CRAB DISCOVERY

Every Tuesday and Thursday, May through September

9:30 – 11:30 am

Visit Jarvis Creek to learn about the life cycle and importance of the Atlantic Blue Crab. Participants will have a hands-on experience of harvesting, cooking, picking and tasting. Adults $15; Child (ages 5-12) $10 (no children under 4 years of age) FISHING CAMP Every Friday June 15 through August 17 (except 6/22 and 8/10) 10:30 am An interactive day camp where kids learn the basics of fishing, crabbing and shrimping. The program will help kids discover the sport of fishing and give them all the tools necessary to continue fishing for years to come. $35 per child

Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island, S.C. 29926, tel: (843) 689-6767, email info@coastaldiscovery.org , www.coastaldiscovery.org

Kids’ Blue Crab Discovery Program, Hilton Head Is.

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

BLUE CRAB DISCOVERY

Every Tuesday and Thursday, May through September

9:30 – 11:30 am

Visit Jarvis Creek to learn about the life cycle and importance of the Atlantic Blue Crab. Participants will have a hands-on experience of harvesting, cooking, picking and tasting. Adults $15; Child (ages 5-12) $10 (no children under 4 years of age) FISHING CAMP Every Friday June 15 through August 17 (except 6/22 and 8/10) 10:30 am An interactive day camp where kids learn the basics of fishing, crabbing and shrimping. The program will help kids discover the sport of fishing and give them all the tools necessary to continue fishing for years to come. $35 per child

Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island, S.C. 29926, tel: (843) 689-6767, email info@coastaldiscovery.org, www.coastaldiscovery.org

Evening Turtle Walk & Talk, Hilton Head Is.

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

Every Tuesday and Thursday, June through August 8-10 PM An evening lecture and beach walk to educate participants about the threatened loggerhead sea turtle. Presentation given to entire group, then 2 groups of 10 proceed to the beach to examine the nesting habitat and nestsites. No guarantee of turtle sightings.

Adult $15; Child (ages 5-12) $10 (no children under 4 years of age)

www.coastaldiscovery.org

Evening Turtle Talk & Walk, Hilton Head Is.

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

Every Tuesday and Thursday, June through August 8-10 PM
An evening lecture and beach waqlk to educate participants about the threatened loggerhead sea turtle. Presentation given to entire group, then 2 groups of 10 proceed to the beach to examine the nesting habitat and nestsites. No guarantee of turtle sightings.

Adult $15; Child (ages 5-12) $10 (no children under 4 years of age)

www.coastaldiscovery.org

Dig It Kids’ Archaeology Program, Hilton Head Is.

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

August 14
10:30 – 11:30 am

This fun, interactive family program led by a professional archaeologist will introduce you to the field of archaeology. Participants will ‘excavate’ a simulated site, identify artifacts, and use real archaeological methods.

Children four and younger are free with a paying adult – One adult must accompany child; $10 per person

http://www.coastaldiscovery.org/

Animals of the Lowcountry Kids’ Program, Hilton Head Is.

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

August 15
10:30 – 11:30 or 11:30 – 12:30 pm

See Lowcountry animals and learn about their habits. Reptiles and mammals scheduled to appear would be: alligator, owl, flying squirrel, opossum, corn snake and more @ Coastal Discovery Museum, Hilton Head Is.

Adult $12, Child $7 (ages 4-12)

http://www.coastaldiscovery.org/

Art Bash Studio for your Moms’ Night Out Painting Party, Savannah

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

The Art Bash Studio in Savannah is where busy moms go for a relaxing, unforgettable evening of fun, friends, music and art! It is not an art class…it is a painting pARTy!

Join us for an art bash where one of our local artists will guide you from start to finish in creating a featured painting. We provide everything you need, including a little “liquid encouragement”.

A few sips of sangria, a few strokes of paint and in about 2 hours you will leave with you own “masterpiece”! Come alone, bring friends or arrange a private party.

The Art Bash Studio is a unique MOMS NIGHT OUT! Go to ARTBASHSTUDIO.COM for details and please visit our FACEBOOK page here.  Unserious art, serious fun!

The Art Bash Studio, 1526 Bull and 32nd streets, Savannah, 31401, (912) 484-3438 Email
fun@artbashstudio.com , www.artbashstudio.com The Art Bash Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Huge Yard Sale to Help 2 Local Families, June 23

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

A HUGE yard sale will take place at Mitchell’s Automotive on the corner of Highway 17 and Quacco Road, on Saturday June 23rd starting at 7:30am.

The yard sale is to help two local families adopt children overseas. The Halloway family
(http://everyoneeatrice.blogspot.com/  ), is adopting a 7 year old boy from China and the Knofcynski family (http://anothersuperk.blogspot.com/  ) is adopting a baby girl from the Ukraine, both with special needs.

The yard sale will have TONS of baby and kids items as well as antiques, collectibles, antiques, housewares and so much more!

Mommy & Me Flower Planting Fun, Bamboo Farm & Coastal Gardens, Savannah

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Huge Yard Sale Helping Two Local Families, Sat. June 23

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

A HUGE yard sale will take place at Mitchell’s Automotive on the corner of Highway 17 and Quacco Road, on Saturday June 23rd starting at 7:30am.

The yard sale is to help two local families adopt children overseas. The Halloway family
(http://everyoneeatrice.blogspot.com/ ), is adopting a 7 year old boy from China and the Knofcynski family (http://anothersuperk.blogspot.com/ ) is adopting a baby girl from the Ukraine, both with special needs.

The yard sale will have TONS of baby and kids items as well as antiques, collectibles, antiques, housewares and so much more!

Tip on how to teach your child to pump their legs when they swing

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

We love this foolproof tip on how to teach your child to swing – which a friend at the neighborhood playground shared.

To get your child to pump, stand a safe distance in front of her/him, hold your hands within tippy toes distance & then have the child try to “kick” your hand. The motion you are aiming for is to have your little swinger put their feet up high in the air & then bend their legs — i.e. to pump.

So hold your hand flat in the air where you want them to get their feet . Have another adult stand a safe distance behind them, so as they go back down, tell them to bend their knees. Repeating “Kick and Bend, Kick and Bend.”

Then have them try to touch the other adult’s hand w/ their feet bent underneath. Hopefully, your child will be swinging on their own!

Summer 2012 Kick-Off Sale at Savannah Baby. Co

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Kick summer off right! Check out the Summer Kick-Off Sale at Savannah Baby. Co. Sale ends Mon. June 25.

Swimwear, ruffle butts & tutus: 50% off.

Zutano & Hats: 40% off.

Under Armour: 30% off.

Shoes & Sandals: 25% off.

Savannah Baby Co., 5301 Paulsen at the corner of Paulsen St and 69th in the Medical Arts neighborhood, 912-480-0212, www.savannahbabyco.com, Savannah Baby Company is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

FREE (or almost free) kids’ summer activities in Savannah, Hilton Head Is.

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

You don’t have to spend a fortune this summer entertaining the kids.

We’ve got free & almost free summer fun for kids including $1 & $2 blockbuster kids movies, free animal farm, free kids’ shows & storytimes, free bowling, free spray pools schedules & more. Check out our Kids FREE Summer Fun guide here.

To submit a free event to be included in the listing, email details to anne@southernmamas.com

Extra Week of Junior Ranger Camp Added at Skidaway Is. State Park, Savannah

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

The folks at Skidaway Island State Park are excited to announce that they’re offering a second week of Junior Ranger Camp this summer! It will be a week filled with hikes, animals, crafts and games for 7-11 year olds.
July 23-27, 2012
8:30am-1:00pm
Ages 7-11

Come and join the staff from Skidaway Island State Park and Wormsloe State Historic Site as they take an adventure into our natural and cultural heritage. Join them for a fun week full of crafts, hikes, games and more as we learn and have fun. They’re only able to accept 20 kids so sign up as soon as possible to guarantee a spot.

For more info please contact:

Katie Charron—Skidaway Island
Assistant Manager
912-598-2300

FOR MORE LOCAL SUMMER CAMPS, CLICK HERE.

Savannah Disney on Ice shows 2012 & 2013 & Savannah Ringling Bros. Circus

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

A lot of kids’ entertainment coming to Savannah this year & next. Upcoming shows coming to Savannah Civic Center for 2012-2013:

 

Disney on Ice Presents Worlds of Fantasy
November 29- December 2, 2012
Come experience a magical Disney fantasy on ice! Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy. Thrill to high-speed stunts as Lightning McQueen, Mater and the crew of Disney/Pixar’s Cars race across the ice. Dive into The Little Mermaid’s enchanting undersea kingdom and enter the mystical world of Pixie Hollow with Tinker Bell and the Disney Fairies as they reveal the magic that lies within! The toys are back in town with heroic action when Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Jessie and the Toy Story gang escape from the rambunctious tots of Sunnyside Daycare and race for home, in their most daring adventure ever! From wheels to waves, playtime to pixie dust, your family’s favorite Disney moments come to life at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy with dazzling skating, special effects and beloved characters certain to create a lifetime of memories.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
January 23-27, 2013
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Gold Edition, the newest tour of The Greatest Show On Earth®, premiering in 2013.

Disney on Ice Presents Princess Wishes
October 30-December 3, 2013
Enter a world of wishes with your favorite Disney princesses in Disney On Ice presents Princess Wishes. Tinker Bell represents the magic of Disney, as she whisks you through a collection of enchanting and beloved Disney stories. Join Ariel as she yearns to explore the world above the waves. See Snow White find her one true love. Discover a whole new world with Jasmine. And, watch in wonder as the dreams of Cinderella, Belle, Aurora and Mulan all come true. Be sure to see this magical show where believing is just the beginning! Prior to each performance, families are treated to the Disney Princess Pre-Show, complimentary with ticket purchase. A live Disney Princess presides over a fairy tale collection of gowns and treasures from the Disney Princess stories.