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MusikGarten parent-&-me sessions for ages 0-5 at Monkey Joe’s, Savannah

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Studio 2424 offers various MusikGarten family music sessions for toddlers and babies in Savannah, Pooler, Statesboro & Hilton Head Is.

Among them are classes for ages 0-5 at 10 AM & 4:30 PM every Wednesday at Monkey Joe’s, 311 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah. Pre-register at www.gmwmg.com

The class sessions are designed to nurture children’s music aptitude by engaging them with their families in singing and movement activities which help attune the ear, refine the voice, and develop an ease with rhythmical movement and expression. Instrumental activities range from marking simple rhythms with sticks, chimes and drums, to singing and playing strings and keyboards from notation. Details about classes here.

FREE preview classes! The class schedule includes morning and evening classes at Monkey Joe’s in Savannah. Curriculum for homeschoolers and nursery schools also available. Register for classes here.

Class Schedule for 2012
Ages of Children Class Name/Days & Times
1- 5 yrs
Curriculum for Homeschoolers, Nursery Schools, and Day Care Centers
By Appointment
0- 5 yrs
Monkey Joe’s, 311 Eisenhower Dr, Savannah, Wed 10am
Wednesdays, 10 AM
0- 5 yrs
Monkey Joe’s, 311 Eisenhower Dr, Savannah, Wed 4:30pm
Wednesdays, 4:30 PM
Newborn through age 5
Averitt Center Thurs 10:15am
Thursdays 10:15 AM
Newborn through age 5
Averitt Center Thurs 11am
Thursdays 11 AM
Newborn through age 5
Averitt Center Thurs 11:45am
Thursdays 11:45 AM
Newborn through age 5
Averitt Center Thurs 12:30
Thursdays 12:30 am
Newborn – 3yrs, 4-7yrs, 8- 10yrs
Private Party: Pick Your Theme
Two hours of enriching fun and frolic with themed music and activities.

To sign up for a free preview class, click here.

Studio 2424 – Music is FUNdamental: Come over and PLAY! Savannah, Pooler, Hilton Head, Statesboro tel: 912-434-1604 or 866-645-7501, http://www.gmwmg.com Studio 2424 is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

MusikGarten parent-&-me Wednesday sessions for ages 0-5 at Monkey Joe’s, Savannah

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Studio 2424 offers various MusikGarten family music sessions for toddlers and babies in Savannah, Pooler, Statesboro & Hilton Head Is.

Among them are classes for ages 0-5 at 10 AM & 4:30 PM every Wednesday at Monkey Joe’s, 311 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah. Pre-register at www.gmwmg.com

The class sessions are designed to nurture children’s music aptitude by engaging them with their families in singing and movement activities which help attune the ear, refine the voice, and develop an ease with rhythmical movement and expression. Instrumental activities range from marking simple rhythms with sticks, chimes and drums, to singing and playing strings and keyboards from notation. Details about classes here.

FREE preview classes! The class schedule includes morning and evening classes at Monkey Joe’s in Savannah. Curriculum for homeschoolers and nursery schools also available. Register for classes here.

Class Schedule for 2012
Ages of Children Class Name/Days & Times
1- 5 yrs
Curriculum for Homeschoolers, Nursery Schools, and Day Care Centers
By Appointment
0- 5 yrs
Monkey Joe’s, 311 Eisenhower Dr, Savannah, Wed 10am
Wednesdays, 10 AM
0- 5 yrs
Monkey Joe’s, 311 Eisenhower Dr, Savannah, Wed 4:30pm
Wednesdays, 4:30 PM
Newborn through age 5
Averitt Center Thurs 10:15am
Thursdays 10:15 AM
Newborn through age 5
Averitt Center Thurs 11am
Thursdays 11 AM
Newborn through age 5
Averitt Center Thurs 11:45am
Thursdays 11:45 AM
Newborn through age 5
Averitt Center Thurs 12:30
Thursdays 12:30 am
Newborn – 3yrs, 4-7yrs, 8- 10yrs
Private Party: Pick Your Theme
Two hours of enriching fun and frolic with themed music and activities.

To sign up for a free preview class, click here.

Studio 2424 – Music is FUNdamental: Come over and PLAY! Savannah, Pooler, Hilton Head, Statesboro tel: 912-434-1604 or 866-645-7501, http://www.gmwmg.com Studio 2424 is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

MusikGarten parent-&-me sessions for ages 0-5 with Studio 2424 at Monkey Joe’s, Savannah

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

 Studio 2424 offers various MusikGarten family music sessions for toddlers and babies in Savannah, Pooler, Statesboro & Hilton Head Is.

Among them are classes for ages 0-5 at 10 AM & 4:30 PM every Wednesday at Monkey Joe’s, 311 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah. Pre-register at www.gmwmg.com

The class sessions are designed to nurture children’s music aptitude by engaging them with their families in singing and movement activities which help attune the ear, refine the voice, and develop an ease with rhythmical movement and expression. Instrumental activities range from marking simple rhythms with sticks, chimes and drums, to singing and playing strings and keyboards from notation. Details about classes here.

FREE preview classes! The class schedule includes morning and evening classes at Monkey Joe’s in Savannah. Curriculum for homeschoolers and nursery schools also available. Register for classes here.

Class Schedule for 2012
Ages of Children Class Name/Days & Times
1- 5 yrs
Curriculum for Homeschoolers, Nursery Schools, and Day Care Centers
By Appointment
0- 5 yrs
Monkey Joe’s, 311 Eisenhower Dr, Savannah, Wed 10am
Wednesdays, 10 AM
0- 5 yrs
Monkey Joe’s, 311 Eisenhower Dr, Savannah, Wed 4:30pm
Wednesdays, 4:30 PM
Newborn through age 5
Averitt Center Thurs 10:15am
Thursdays 10:15 AM
Newborn through age 5
Averitt Center Thurs 11am
Thursdays 11 AM
Newborn through age 5
Averitt Center Thurs 11:45am
Thursdays 11:45 AM
Newborn through age 5
Averitt Center Thurs 12:30
Thursdays 12:30 am
Newborn – 3yrs, 4-7yrs, 8- 10yrs
Private Party: Pick Your Theme
Two hours of enriching fun and frolic with themed music and activities.

To sign up for a free preview class, click here.

Studio 2424 – Music is FUNdamental: Come over and PLAY! Savannah, Pooler, Hilton Head, Statesboro tel: 912-434-1604 or 866-645-7501, http://www.gmwmg.com Studio 2424 is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Register for Savannah’s first Ultra Marathon on Fort Pulaski (5K, 25K & 50K) to help save Rails to Trails

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

How can you help save Savannah’s beleaguered Rails to Trails, the 6-mile biking/walking/jogging nature trail between U.S. 80 East and the Savannah River and help get it restored?

Register for the Savannah Rails to Trails 50K, 25KK and 5K, set to take place on January 12, 2013. The race will be on Fort Pulaski and Rails to Trails. This is Savannah’s FIRST Ultra Marathon. Proceeds will benefit the restoration and maintenance of Rails to Trails Savannah, which is also known as McQueen’s Trail.

Rails to Trails is eroding so badly that the west end is almost impassable in some areas.

Register by clicking here. Read about the volunteers behind the effort to Save Our Rails to Trails by clicking here.

Keep up to date with efforts under way to save Rails to Trails by liking the Facebook page here.

Baby Sign & Read Classes for parents w/children ages 0-3, Savannah

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Baby Sign & Read Classes for parents with children from the ages of 0-3 yrs old are now being offered in Savannah by Giving in Love, Inc.

Sign & Read classes focus on parent-child interactions, communication, and reading. Parents learn how they can nurture their child’s language, cognitive and social-emotional development through three key areas of communication: talking, reading and signing.

There are 6 classes (no class during the week of Thanksgiving) in the first session. Class options are 10:30am or 11 am beginning Oct. 31 2012 at 1900 Abercorn St. Savannah, 31401

For more information, please call (912) 388-1658 or visit www.givinginlove.org “Like” Giving in Love on Facebook here.

Giving in Love, Inc is a non-profit & a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Free children’s art classes with Scribble Art Studio artists, Savannah

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Bring your kids for FREE Storybook Art classes with Scribble Art Studio at Southwest Chatham Library. For ages 5 and older.

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 4:30 p.m.
Drawing inspiration from Maurice Sendak’s wonderful illustrations, create a “Where the Wild Things Are” monster!

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 4:30 p.m.
Learn to draw and paint Rocket, the loveable dog featured in the 2012 Savannah Children’s Book Festival title “How Rocket Learned to Read” by Tad Hills.

Southwest Chatham Library is at 14097 Abercorn Street, Savannah, 31419 (behind Target at Savannah Mall).

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

FREE children’s art classes Oct. 2 & 23 with Scribble Art Studio artists, Savannah

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Bring your kids for FREE Storybook Art classes with Scribble Art Studio at Southwest Chatham Library. For ages 5 and older.

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 4:30 p.m.
Drawing inspiration from Maurice Sendak’s wonderful illustrations, create a “Where the Wild Things Are” monster!

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 4:30 p.m.
Learn to draw and paint Rocket, the loveable dog featured in the 2012 Savannah Children’s Book Festival title “How Rocket Learned to Read” by Tad Hills.

Southwest Chatham Library is at 14097 Abercorn Street, Savannah,  31419 (behind Target at Savannah Mall).

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

Children’s book author/illustrator Jan Brett to discuss her new book in Savannah

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Jan Brett, a popular children’s book author-illustrator, will visit Barnes & Noble at Oglethorpe Mall in Savannah on Oct. 11 for a book signing and special discussion about her new book, Mossy.

The event is free and open to the public. Her specially decorated 45-foot tour bus will be parked in front of Barnes & Noble.

Mossy features an adventure about an amazing turtle with a gorgeous garden growing on her shell. Mossy loses her freedom when Dr. Caroline, a biologist, takes her to live in her Edwardian Museum.

The signing will be 10 AM Thurs Oct. 11, 2012 at Barnes & Noble, Oglethorpe Mall, 7804 Abercorn St. Savannah.

FREE Children’s Art Fair @ Telfair Art Fair, Savannah

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

The 18th Annual Telfair Art Fair will be held November 10th and 11th in Savannah’s historic downtown Savannah. There will be an Opening Night Preview on Friday, November 9th.

A popular family-friendly aspect of the fair is the Children’s Art fair, a free event taking place Saturday, November 10th from 10 am to 2 pm.

The Telfair Art Fair promotes the mission of developing awareness, understanding, and appreciation of the arts and serving as a dynamic cultural center connecting people of all ages and backgrounds. For more information, please visit http://www.telfair.org  .

Bastille Metal Works, the premier manufacturer of custom cast zinc and pewter furnishings in North America, will be sponsoring the Telfair Museums’ Children’s Art Fair in the Square. The Children’s Art Fair in the Square is a part of Telfair Museums’ 18th Annual Telfair Art Fair, which will take place November 10 and 11 in downtown Savannah and Telfair Square. This year’s Art Fair theme, Arte Al Fresco, is inspired by the museum’s upcoming exhibition Offering of the Angels: Paintings and Tapestries from the Uffizi Gallery. The exhibition will feature Italian masterworks from the Renaissance through the Baroque period, and will open on December 7.

The annual Children’s Art Fair is the perfect way to introduce children to Telfair Museums while providing a fun and educational outlet for creating art.  Activities  in the square will include hands-on art projects, such as face painting and Renaissance crafts, plus live performances by Portman’s Music Children’s Group, New Horizons, Savannah Arts Academy’s Skylite Jazz Band, and many more. This year, Telfair Museums will host the WCWM? (what can we make?) inside the education studios in the Jepson Center during the event, which will take place from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, November 10th.

The outdoor Art Fair will feature approximately 120 artists displaying and selling works in all mediums throughout the weekend, including painting, printmaking, drawing/pastel, digital media, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics/pottery, photography, furniture, glass, textiles/fiber, and mixed media. More than $10,000 in prizes will be awarded to the top artists in their respective fields.

Bastille Metal Works is sponsoring the event to show our dedication to local arts advocacy and education. Many local businesses and non-profits are volunteering their time and resources to get involved with this fun and educational cultural event.

For more information regarding the 18th Annual Telfair Art Fair or any of the Telfair’s education programs, classes or workshops, please visit the Telfair Museums Website.

 

FREE admission to Fort Pulaski, Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace on Sat. Sept. 29

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Fort Pulaski National Monument, St. Mary’s Submarine Museum and Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace are among the museums nationwide that will offer free admission for Smithsonian Magazine’s National Museum Day Live!

Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, National Historic Landmark
10 East Oglethorpe Avenue
Savannah, GA 31401
Museum Day Hours of Operation: 10 AM – 4 PM

Fort Pulaski National Monument
US Highway 80 East
Savannah, GA 31410
Museum Day Hours of Operation: 9 AM – 5 PM

St. Marys Submarine Museum
102 St. Marys Street West
Saint Marys, GA 31558
Museum Day Hours of Operation: 10 AM-5 PM

To gain free access, download a Museum Day Live! ticket at Smithsonian.com/museumday. Visitors who present the Museum Day Live! Ticket will gain free entrance for two at participating venues for one day only. One ticket is permitted per household, per email address. For more information about Museum Day Live! 2012 and a list of participating museums and cultural institutions, please click here.

FREE admission to Fort Pulaski, Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace on Sat. Sept. 29

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Fort Pulaski National Monument, St. Mary’s Submarine Museum and Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace are among the museums nationwide that will offer free admission Sat. Sept. 29  (with a free downloaded a Museum Day Live! ticket) for Smithsonian Magazine’s National Museum Day Live!

Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, National Historic Landmark
10 East Oglethorpe Avenue
Savannah, GA 31401
Museum Day Hours of Operation: 10 AM – 4 PM

Fort Pulaski National Monument
US Highway 80 East
Savannah, GA 31410
Museum Day Hours of Operation: 9 AM – 5 PM

St. Marys Submarine Museum
102 St. Marys Street West
Saint Marys, GA 31558
Museum Day Hours of Operation: 10 AM-5 PM

To gain free access, download a Museum Day Live! ticket at Smithsonian.com/museumday. Visitors who present the Museum Day Live! Ticket will gain free entrance for two at participating venues for one day only. One ticket is permitted per household, per email address. For more information about Museum Day Live! 2012 and a list of participating museums and cultural institutions, please click here.

‘Bunnicula’ musical about a vampire bunny, Savannah Children’s Theatre

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Come join The Savannah Children’s Theatre for Bunnicula, a “hare-raising” musical about a vampire bunny.

The theatre’s adult cast brings this popular children’s book to life on Saturday, Oct. 6 and Oct. 13 at 10 a.m.

Tickets are $10 for students/children, seniors and military: $12 for adults. Tickets can be purchased at www.savannahchildrenstheatre.org  or at the theatre box office the mornings of the shows. 2160 E. Victory Drive, Crossroads Shopping Center, next to the Piggly Wiggly. 912-238-9015.

3rd Annual Go Green 5K Family Fun Trail Run/Walk, Whitemarsh Is., Savannah

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

On October 13 at 8:30 AM, Chatham County will be hosting the 3rd Annual Go Green 5K Family Fun Trail Run/Walk at the Whitemarsh Preserve on Whitemarsh Island next to the YMCA to benefit Chatham County’s land conservation activities.

In addition to the 5K, there will be a raffle, food, music, Diaper Dash, Kid K, and dog costume contest. The cost is $25, kids under 10 years of age run/walk for free (t-shirts for kids will be $10 at the event). Jogging strollers and pets are welcome! To register please go to: fleetfeetsavannah.com/go-green or call 651-1456.

The Whitemarsh Preserve is at the corner of Bryan Woods Road and Johnny Mercer Blvd on Whitemarsh Is. Participants can park at the office complexes on Bryan Woods Loop (across the road from Uncle Bubba’s Oyster House).

3rd Annual Go Green 5K Family Fun Trail Run/Walk

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

On October 13 at 8:30 Am, Chatham County will be hosting the 3rd Annual Go Green 5K Family Fun Trail Run/Walk at the Whitemarsh Preserve on Whitemarsh Island next to the YMCA to benefit Chatham County’s land conservation activities.

In addition to the 5K, there will be a raffle, food, music, Diaper Dash, Kid K, and dog costume contest. The cost is $25, kids under 10 years of age run/walk for free (t-shirts for kids will be $10 at the event). Jogging strollers and pets are welcome! To register please go to: fleetfeetsavannah.com/go-green or call 651-1456.

2012 Savannah Children’s Book Festival (FREE Savannah kids’ events)

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

If your plan is to have your child read at least one book by all the featured authors at the 2012 Savannah Children’s Book Festival in November, then we’ve got you’ve covered. Check out the list of authors attending the popular free festival below. The Savannah Children’s Book Festival is set for Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Forsyth Park in Savannah.

The festival is presented by Live Oak Public Libraries and the City of Savannah. The eighth annual festival celebrates the joy of reading, the power of the written word and the magic of storytelling with children’s book authors and illustrators from around the country. The festival will also include more than 60 Coastal Authors, arts and crafts, an International Tent, a variety of food and entertainment, a Book Walk and graphic novel/comics area.

This year’s featured authors and illustrators are:
Blue Balliett, author, “Chasing Vermeer,” “The Danger Box”
Shana Corey, author, “Here Come the Girl Scouts!: The Amazing All-True Story of Juliette ‘Daisy’ Gordon Low and Her Great Adventure”
Carmen Agra Deedy, author, “The Library Dragon,” “14 Cows for America”
Elizabeth Dulemba, author and illustrator, “Soap, Soap, Soap” and “Lula’s Brew”
–John Harris, author, “Jingle Bells: How the Holiday Classic Came to Be”
Tad Hills, author and illustrator of “Rocket Writes a Story,” “How Rocket Learned to Read,” “Duck & Goose”
Victoria Kann, illustrator and co-author of “Pinkalicious” and “Purplicious”
Alan Katz, author, “Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs”
“Dino” Don Lessem, author, “Dinopedia”
Raven Magwood, teen author of “The 7 Practices of Exceptional Student Athletes”
Andrea Davis Pinkney, author of “Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down”
Calvin Alexander Ramsey, author, “Ruth and the Green Book” —Laura Vaccaro Seeger, author and illustrator of “Green,” “Dog and Bear,” and “First the Egg”
Michael P. White, illustrator, “The Library Dragon”

One of the festival's featured bestselling authors, Tad Hills of “How Rocket Learned to Read” fame, shares not only his children's books on his Web site http://tadhills.com/, but also photos of the cool, creative Halloween costumes he's crafted for his kids.

The free festival will also include more than 60 Coastal Authors, arts and crafts, costumed characters, a graphic/comics area, and a variety of food and entertainment. The Book Walk encourages families to enjoy a story from page to page throughout the park and features the bestselling “How Rocket Learned to Read” led by the book’s author, Tad Hills. Be sure to check out Tad Hills’ Web site to learn more about not only his books but also the cool, creative Halloween costumes he’s crafted over the years for his own kids.

The Savannah Children’s Theatre will bring their young actors to the festival for performances throughout the day.

J’miah Nabawi will again host the festival’s International Tent, which will feature a variety of multicultural musical performances and storytelling sessions.

Rain location for the event is the Savannah Civic Center. For more information, call 912-652-3689. For updates, visit the library’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/liveoakpubliclibraries

Attention all local authors and illustrators: If you are interested in participating in the Coastal Writer’s Circle at this year’s festival, please contact Alissa Boyd at 912-925-8305 or boyda@liveoakpl.org for more information.

Disney on Ice presents World of Fantasy, Savannah Civic Center

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Make plans now for Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy in Savannah.

The high-speed stunts as Lightning McQueen, Mater and the crew of Disney•Pixar’s Cars will race across the ice at the Savannah Civic Center, Nov. 29-Dec. 2.

The seven performances at Savannah Civic Center will also feature The Little Mermaid’s enchanting undersea kingdom, the mystical world of Pixie Hollow with Tinker Bell and the Disney Fairies as well as the heroic action of Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Jessie, and the Toy Story gang.

From wheels to waves, playtime to pixie dust, favorite Disney moments come to life at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy with dazzling skating, special effects and beloved characters.

Tickets start at just $15 and are on sale now, available at the Civic Center Box Office, www.etix.com , charge-by-phone at 1-800-351-7469. To learn more about Disney On Ice, produced by Feld Entertainment, visit www.disneyonice.com.

Savannah Disney on Ice Show Schedule
Thursday, November 29 7:30 p.m.
Friday, November 30 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 1 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m.
Sunday, December 2 1:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m.

Junior League of Savannah Annual Thrift Sale & Preview Party, Savannah

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

The 65nd annual Junior League of Savannah Thrift Sale will be held on October 5th from 10 am to 2 pm and October 6th from 10 am to 3 pm at the Savannah Civic Center. Admission is $5 on Friday and $3 on Saturday. Items sold on Saturday are half-price. Parking is free.

Tickets are on sale now and may be purchased at the Civic Center Box Office, 912-651-6556 or online at jrleaguesav.org. Merchandise includes appliances, children’s clothes and toys, holiday decorations, books, CDs, housewares, linens, exercise equipment, furniture and much, much more.

In addition, a limited number of tickets will be sold to the community for the Thrift Sale Preview Party and Auction on Oct. 4 beginning at 5:30 pm. Guests who purchase Preview Party tickets have an opportunity to shop before the sale opens to the public on Friday and participate in a silent and live auction. Silent and Live auction items at this year’s Preview Party include a beach house vacation, gift certificates to many different vendors and overnight stays at a variety of locations; just to name a few. Tickets are $35 each and can be purchased online at jrleaguesav.org.

Throughout the two-day sale, the League raises thousands of dollars, all of which is returned to the community through various League projects and the training of League members to be leaders in the community. This League’s 2012-13 projects include America’s Second Harvest Back Pack Buddies project, St. Mary’s Community Center Senior Companion program, and Development and Play Advocacy for pediatric patients at Memorial Health. Junior League of Savannah is sponsored by Belk, Publix Super Markets Charities, The Savannah Bank and Ashmore Gallery.

About the Junior League of Savannah:
The Junior League of Savannah, founded in 1926, is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. Currently the Savannah League has nearly 900 members that are working to improve the lives of women, children and families in Savannah and the surrounding areas.

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness: Zoe Foundation ‘Walk to Remember’

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

In honor of pregnancy and infant loss awareness, The Zoe Foundation will host the annual “Walk to Remember” Sat. Oct. 13 2012 @ Forsyth Park Registration: 9 AM Event Time: 10 AM to noon

This Family Event is FREE and open to the public. Pre-Registration is recommended: Call or e-mail: 912.508.1858 / kayla@zoe-foundation.org.

This year’s event will feature: music; balloon release to remember babies; memorial walk around Forsyth Park.

Free and open to the public. Donations accepted.

The Zoe Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization that offers financial and emotional support to families who have endured the loss of a baby due to miscarriage, stillbirth, chromosomal disorders, SIDS, accidents or other causes. The Zoe Foundation believes that even the smallest life is precious and deserves a proper memorial. Everyone who has experenced a similar loss or knows someone who has is invited to get connected with The Zoe Foundation.

Little Lambs Children’s Clothing Consignment Sale 2012, Savannah

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Registration is now open for the Little Lambs Fall Sale at First Presbyterian Preschool , 520 Washington Ave., Savannah, 31405. The sale is set for Oct. 19 & 20.

Items accepted include clothing (infants, children and maternity), toys, books, CD’s, baby items (strollers, car seats, boppies, etc) furniture, trikes.

This year, consigning your items will be more efficient and convenient. Consignors can now utilize an internet- based tagging system, My Consignment Manager. This is a very simple and user-friendly system that is used by several other area consignment sales. Some of the benefits of this sale include:

-a free, easy-to-use, internet-based tagging system, similar to our current Excel tagging program but with advanced sorting capabilities

-bar-coded tags to ensure quick and accurate control of inventory and accounting

-ability to move inventory between different local sales utilizing My Consignment Manager without having to re-enter your inventory

In addition, Little Lambs consignors will receive an increase in commission. Consigners commisison will be 65% and consigners will also have the opportunity to shop on Friday from 5-7 PM

Registration for the sale opened today September 19 at 10:00 am. Please go to First Presbyterian Preschool new website, FPCSchool.com to find general Little Lambs sale information and a link for tagging and registration.

The sale is a fund-raiser for First Presbyterian Preschool . For more info, please email LittleLambsFPP@gmail.com. Please “like” Little Lambs Consignment Sale on Facebook here to stay updated.

Little Lambs Consignment Sale Hours:
Fall 2012
Friday, October 19, 9-2 and 5-7
Saturday, October 20, 9-12

2012 Tybee Is. Pirate Festival & Saturday Pirate Parade

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Get ready for swashbuckling fun: the 2012 Tybee Is. Pirate Festival – includes Live Music, Children’s Activities & a Pirate Victory Parade – is set for on October 4-7.

Every Columbus Day weekend, Tybee Island transforms into a lively pirate village, celebrating the rich seafaring history that defines the Georgia coast with live music, children’s activities and a Pirate Victory Parade.

The parade will be 3-5pm Sat. Oct 6. This parade is a must for families. Parade participants will pass out treasure along the route.

Highlights for the 2012 Tybee Island Pirate Festival include The Pirate Victory Parade, Scallywags Costume Contest, Little Matey’s Cove, Thieves’ Market and the new Landshark’s Mugs of Mutiny Tavern with live music. The festivities kick off with the coronation at the King and Queen at the Buccaneer Ball at The Crab Shack on Thursday, October 4.

All 2012 Pirate Festival events – with the exception of the parade – will be held at the South Beach parking lot located at Tybrisa Street on Tybee Island, Georgia.

For the schedule of events, click here.

Pirate Festival Weekend Passes are $22. Children 12 and under are admitted free of charge. Weekend Passes may be purchased in advance at www.tybeepiratefest.com . For more information about the 2012 Tybee Island Pirate Festival please call 912.786.5444 or visit www.tybeepiratefest.com .

‘Bunnicula’ musical about a vampire bunny, Savannah Children’s Theatre

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Come join The Savannah Children’s Theatre for Bunnicula, a “hare-raising” musical about a vampire bunny.

The theatre’s adult cast brings this popular children’s book to life on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 10 a.m.

Tickets are $10 for students/children, seniors and military: $12 for adults. Tickets can be purchased at www.savannahchildrenstheatre.org or at the theatre box office the mornings of the shows. 2160 E. Victory Drive, Crossroads Shopping Center, next to the Piggly Wiggly. 912-238-9015.

Discounted designer gowns @ Brides Against Breast Cancer Tour, Savannah

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour of Gowns Stopping in Savannah Oct. 6-7
Designer gowns on sale for substantial savings while proceeds go to help women without insurance get mammograms at St. Joseph’s/Candler
Nearly 1,000 designer and couture gowns will be available at 25 percent to 85 percent savings.
Not limited to brides, bring your friends!

WHEN:
VIP PINK POWER HOURS
Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 – 10 a.m. – Noon
GENERAL ADMISSION
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Noon – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 7, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tickets Required. Please visit www.bridesabc.org to register.
WHERE:
Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion at St. Joseph’s/Candler
225 Candler Drive – Savannah, GA 31405
A portion of the proceeds from gown sales will benefit the Telfair Mammography Fund at St. Joseph’s/Candler, which provides mammography and other breast health services for women without insurance.
Volunteer and Sponsorship Opportunities available call 877-721-HOPE(4673).
Lots of Exciting Giveaways

One-Mile Kids’ Run with Rock n’Roll Savannah Marathon

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Finishing a marathon is child’s play with KiDS ROCK Savannah – a one-mile fun run for children in grades K – 7. This non-competitive, non-timed event is all about having fun and making it to the finish line. Kindergarten distance is a half mile run.

The run will be 2 PM Sun. Nov. 4. Register here

Participants can become full marathon finishers by completing a 25.2-mile training program prior to November 4th or they can just run, walk or jog the one-mile course on race day. Every child is a winner and will be rewarded with an official race number, T-shirt, goodie bag, and colorful medal – just for finishing!

Run with your Friends

School/Team registration is now open. There is no fee to be a team, however you need a minimum of 10 registered participants. Being an official KiDS ROCK Team allows your team name to be listed in our registration system and allows you to pick-up your student’s race numbers and t-shirts. For questions regarding team registration, please contact Pam at kidsrock@competitorgroup.com .
Registration Information
$20 Individual – grades K-7
*Race day registration is not available.
*Parents and/or Chaperones may choose to run with their kids, but do NOT need to register.

Entry includes:
Official Race Number
T-shirt
Finisher’s Medal
Goodie Bag

Kids will enjoy the final mile of their marathon on an energetic, fun filled course! Participants can rock out with live entertainment and relish in the glory as they cross the finish line. There, kids will receive a hard-earned finisher’s medal and be able to feast on healthy post-race refreshments.
The start and finish line are in Daffin Park.
As participants in KiDS ROCK Savannah, you can become a marathon finisher by accumulating 25.2 miles of a marathon at your own pace over a span of 4,6 or 8 weeks with guidance from your parents or teachers. To get you groovin’ – check out the KiDS ROCK Training Guide where you will learn to set goals and discover that running is fun!

Race packet pick-up info here.

For More Information. E-mail: rnrsavannah@competitorgroup.com . Tel: 1-800-311-1255

Angela Beasley’s Puppet People will entertain!

Join the run, cheer for your favorite kids or see a Rock ‘n Roll Puppet People Show! Get your own Rock ‘n Roll Glitter Tattoo at Puppet People’s Face Painting booth.

Kids Rock Savannah! Sunday, November 4th 2-3:30 PM. For race info, click here.

Angela Beasley’s Puppet People “The Puppet Place” in Thunderbolt, 3119 Furber Avenue, Savannah, GA 31405, 912-355-3366, http://puppetpeople.com. The Puppet Place is also an ideal spot to host children’s birthday parties! Puppet People is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

One-Mile Kids’ Run with Rock n’ Roll Savannah Marathon

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Finishing a marathon is child’s play with KiDS ROCK Savannah – a one-mile fun run for children in grades K – 7. This non-competitive, non-timed event is all about having fun and making it to the finish line. Kindergarten distance is a half mile run.

The run will be 2 PM Sun. Nov. 4. Register here

Participants can become full marathon finishers by completing a 25.2-mile training program prior to November 4th or they can just run, walk or jog the one-mile course on race day. Every child is a winner and will be rewarded with an official race number, T-shirt, goodie bag, and colorful medal – just for finishing!

Run with your Friends

School/Team registration is now open. There is no fee to be a team, however you need a minimum of 10 registered participants. Being an official KiDS ROCK Team allows your team name to be listed in our registration system and allows you to pick-up your student’s race numbers and t-shirts. For questions regarding team registration, please contact Pam at kidsrock@competitorgroup.com .
Registration Information
$20 Individual – grades K-7
*Race day registration is not available.
*Parents and/or Chaperones may choose to run with their kids, but do NOT need to register.

Entry includes:
Official Race Number
T-shirt
Finisher’s Medal
Goodie Bag

Kids will enjoy the final mile of their marathon on an energetic, fun filled course! Participants can rock out with live entertainment and relish in the glory as they cross the finish line. There, kids will receive a hard-earned finisher’s medal and be able to feast on healthy post-race refreshments.
The start and finish line are in Daffin Park.
As participants in KiDS ROCK Savannah, you can become a marathon finisher by accumulating 25.2 miles of a marathon at your own pace over a span of 4,6 or 8 weeks with guidance from your parents or teachers. To get you groovin’ – check out the KiDS ROCK Training Guide where you will learn to set goals and discover that running is fun!

Race packet pick-up info here.

For More Information. E-mail: rnrsavannah@competitorgroup.com . Tel: 1-800-311-1255