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Holiday gift cards available at Pure Barre Savannah; SouthernMamas.com discount

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Pure Barre in Savannah- the fastest, most effective way to change the shape of your body –  has gift cards this holiday season available for purchase online here or in-store.  Questions? Contact us at 912.665.1129 or savannah@purebarre.com

SouthernMamas.com readers receive a 10% discount on classes!

Pure Barre opens in Savannah is at 5521 Abercorn Street, Suite # 500.

View schedule/prices and sign up for classes by clicking here. (Be sure to click over to Nov. 1)

SouthernMamas.com readers receive 10% off! When registering for classes online, enter ‘soma10’ as the promotion code in the online store. This 10% discount can be used three times, does not apply to gift cards and expires January 5, 2013.

The Pure Barre technique uses small isometric movements at the ballet barre set to motivating music, Pure Barre lifts your seat, tones your thighs, abs and arms and burns fat in record breaking time.

Clients see results in just 10 classes, lose inches in weeks and have fun doing it!

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Pure Barre Savannah, 5521 Abercorn Street, Suite # 500, Savannah, 31405 Emailsavannah@purebarre.com , http://purebarre.com Pure Barre Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

You’re invited: Savannah Children’s Choir presents annual holiday concert, Holiday Radio Hour

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

The Savannah Children’s Choir will present their annual holiday concert, titled the “Holiday Radio Hour” on Sunday, December 9 at 4 p.m. at Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church, 1008 E. Henry Street (corner of Waters Avenue).

The box office will open at 3 p.m., and tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for students, seniors and military personnel.

Using the framework of an old-time radio show, the concert features the Primary, Preparatory and Premier choirs of the Savannah Children’s Choir, and songs from around the world and throughout time, and even includes participation from the “studio audience”!

Join the SCC for this family-friendly holiday tradition.

For more information, go to www.savannahchoir.org .

FOR MORE LOCAL HOLIDAY KID-FRIENDLY EVENTS, VISIT OUR ULTIMATE HOLIDAY GUIDE HERE.

SkateFest public ice skating Dec. 8-Jan. 6 @ Savannah Civic Center (Closed Christmas Day)

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Public ice skating returns to Savannah Civic Center Dec. 8 – Jan. 6

SkateFest, the yearly public ice skating event at the Savannah Civic Center, kicks off on Saturday, December 8, and runs daily (except Christmas Day) through Sunday, January 6.

The popular family friendly, alcohol free activity takes place in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Arena. It is co-sponsored by Coca Cola and WSAV TV.

With three to six public skating sessions daily, SkateFest is convenient for everyone. Each SkateFest session is 1.5 hours long. A calendar of each day’s session times is above.

SkateFest is closed on December 25 for Christmas.

New this year, a concession stand will be open in the Civic Center Main Lobby between sessions during SkateFest hours.

Admission to SkateFest is $7.00 per person for skaters and spectators. Skate rental is included in the admission fee. Skaters may opt to bring their own skates. No lockers are available for shoe storage and the Savannah Civic Center is not responsible for lost items.

SkateFest passes good for five (5) sessions are available for $30. Discounted group ticket sales are available for groups of 15 or more by calling the group sales line.

In addition to the public sessions, several “schools only” daytime skating sessions will be held December 10 – 14, and December 17 – 19. Schools may purchase discounted tickets for those sessions by calling the group sales line.

For more information:
SkateFest general information: 912-651-6615 (recorded info line)
Group sales line: 912-651-3062 (group discount sales, schools-only sessions, other
questions)
Email: SkateFest301@gmail.com

FOR MORE LOCAL HOLIDAY KID-FRIENDLY EVENTS, VISIT OUR ULTIMATE HOLIDAY GUIDE HERE.

FREE Christmas for Kids Celebration, City Market, Savannah, Dec. 8

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Bring the family to City Market for fun-filled activities including cookie decorating, making ornaments to take home, facepainting, a petting zoo, photos with Father Christmas in the Carriage Tours of Savannah Cinderella carriage, and a choir performance.

Please bring an unwrapped toy to drop off in the Holiday Hope collection box.

The annual Christmas For Kids celebration starts at 11 AM and lasts until 2 PM Sat. Dec. 8 2012.

FOR MORE LOCAL HOLIDAY KID-FRIENDLY EVENTS, VISIT OUR ULTIMATE HOLIDAY GUIDE HERE.

FREE Christmas For Kids Celebration @ City Market, Savannah, Dec. 8

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Bring the family to City Market for fun-filled activities including cookie decorating, making ornaments to take home, facepainting, a petting zoo, photos with Father Christmas in the Carriage Tours of Savannah Cinderella carriage, and a choir performance.

Please bring an unwrapped toy to drop off in the Holiday Hope collection box.

The annual Christmas For Kids celebration starts at 11 AM and lasts until 2 PM Sat. Dec. 8 2012.

Savannah City Market, 219 W. Bryan St., Savannah, 31401

FOR MORE LOCAL HOLIDAY KID-FRIENDLY EVENTS, VISIT OUR ULTIMATE HOLIDAY GUIDE HERE. 

SkateFest public ice skating at Savannah Civic Center, Dec. 8-Jan.6 2012

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Public ice skating returns to Savannah Civic Center Dec. 8 – Jan. 6

SkateFest, the yearly public ice skating event at the Savannah Civic Center, kicks off on Saturday, December 8, and runs daily (except Christmas Day) through Sunday, January 6.

The popular family friendly, alcohol free activity takes place in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Arena. It is co-sponsored by Coca Cola and WSAV TV.

With three to six public skating sessions daily, SkateFest is convenient for everyone. Each SkateFest session is 1.5 hours long. A calendar of each day’s session times is above.

SkateFest is closed on December 25 for Christmas.

New this year, a concession stand will be open in the Civic Center Main Lobby between sessions during SkateFest hours.

Admission to SkateFest is $7.00 per person for skaters and spectators. Skate rental is included in the admission fee. Skaters may opt to bring their own skates. No lockers are available for shoe storage and the Savannah Civic Center is not responsible for lost items.

SkateFest passes good for five (5) sessions are available for $30. Discounted group ticket sales are available for groups of 15 or more by calling the group sales line.

In addition to the public sessions, several “schools only” daytime skating sessions will be held December 10 – 14, and December 17 – 19. Schools may purchase discounted tickets for those sessions by calling the group sales line.

For more information:
SkateFest general information: 912-651-6615 (recorded info line)
Group sales line: 912-651-3062 (group discount sales, schools-only sessions, other
questions)
Email: SkateFest301@gmail.com

FOR MORE LOCAL HOLIDAY KID-FRIENDLY EVENTS, VISIT SOUTHERNMAMAS.COM ULTIMATE HOLIDAY GUIDE HERE. OR VISIT OUR ONLINE EVENTS CALENDAR HERE.

You’re invited: Savannah Children’s Choir presents annual holiday concert, Holiday Radio Hour

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

The Savannah Children’s Choir will present their annual holiday concert, titled the “Holiday Radio Hour” on Sunday, December 9 at 4 p.m. at Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church, 1008 E. Henry Street (corner of Waters Avenue).

The box office will open at 3 p.m., and tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for students, seniors and military personnel.

Using the framework of an old-time radio show, the concert features the Primary, Preparatory and Premier choirs of the Savannah Children’s Choir, and songs from around the world and throughout time, and even includes participation from the “studio audience”!

Join the SCC for this family-friendly holiday tradition.

For more information, go to www.savannahchoir.org .

FOR MORE LOCAL HOLIDAY KID-FRIENDLY EVENTS, VISIT OUR ULTIMATE HOLIDAY GUIDE HERE.  

SouthernMamas.com Giveaway: Nourish natural bath products gift basket

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

We can put a man on the moon, but we still haven’t figured out scratch ’n’ sniff online posts. Which is really a pity, because if we could, you’d be swooning over all the yummy smells you experience every time you walk into Nourish, a mood-shifting boutique teeming with handmade, all-natural bath and body products.

Products from Nourish– with retail stores in downtown Savannah & on Hilton Head Is. – are all made in Savannah; are all-natural & good for your skin; and, as a result, make perfect, affordable gifts.

Nourish is committed to being green. Nourish products contain:
• no parabens
• no sodium lauryl sulphate or sodium laureth sulfate
• no animal products
• no petroleum
• no harsh detergents
• no mineral oil

Pop the top on Nourish’s Fountain of Youth facial moisturizer and free the essences of aloe, shea butter and rosehip oil along with subtly scented essential oils from rosewood, vetiver and clary sage, which combine with essential vitamins, like A and D, to give skin a long-lasting drink and repair cells.

Toss some Savannah Garden glycerin soap into the tub and be taken away by a warm floral bouquet of rich, nourishing aloe and coconut oil, which provide vitamins and nutrients to restore your spirit and your skin.

Nourish also carries baby products such as their popular two-in-one baby shampoo & body wash which has no detergents or harsh chemicals to irritate baby’s sensitive skin. This new recipe includes pure distilled water, coconut oil and olive oil for a wash that’s gentle, effective and 100% biodegradable.

Lucky for you, Nourish is giving away one of their popular large gift baskets (value $85) to a SouthernMamas.com reader. You’ve got to enter this giveaway! Enter to win by liking Nourish on Facebook here & on their FB wall, tell us your favorite Nourish product to give as a gift or which one you’d like to give as a gift after checking out their Web site here.

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Nourish’s large gift baskets contain all the makings for many perfect Spa Days: 2 bars of handmade soap, a 3 oz shea butter salt scrub, a shea butter lotion, 3 shea butter bath fizzies, small glass jar soy candle, a slice of handmade glycerin soap , cotton soap bag, liquid soap – all arranged in a lovely handmade seagrass basket.

Deadline to enter is Dec. 16. We’ll announce the winner here & on our SouthernMamas.com Facebook page. Meanwhile, check out Nourish’s goodies online here &share what you like best on the Nourish Facebook wall!

Nourish in Savannah & Hilton Head Is.
Downtown Savannah, 202 West Broughton Street, Georgia 31401, 912.232.3213
Hilton Head Island, Coligny Plaza, 1 North Forest Beach Drive, Suite E1, SC 29928, 843.785.3213
email: swalker@nourishsavannah.com
https://www.nourishsavannah.com/
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Musikgarten Studio 2424 opens new program at Averitt Center, Statesboro

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Studio 2424 announces the grand opening of MusikGarten family music sessions for toddlers and babies at the Averitt Center in Statesboro starting in 2013, in addition to the classes offered in Savannah.

Registration is now until Jan 3rd, for the session beginning January 10th. Register for classes here.

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! Curriculum for homeschoolers and nursery schools also available.

Register for classes here.

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

Musikgarten Studio 2424 also offers parent-and-me 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

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.

Best holiday lights displays/home decorations in Savannah 2012

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Best local holiday light displays.  Planning on driving around and checking out the best local holiday house decorations? From giant Santa snow globes to computerized Christmas lights animated with music, we have your guide to local home holiday light displays.

Displays not to be missed include:

1. The Whitemarsh Island home of the Kesslers. In the Battery point subdivision at 105 Mapmaker Lane: computerized “dancing” lights display animated with music. Lights choreographed to blink, twink and fade in red, blue, green and white, in sync with a custom-mixed soundtrack of holiday tunes.

2. A beloved old-fashioned holiday yard display that on certain nights features hot chocolate for visitors and even Santa visits at 512 Gordonston Ave., Savannah.(UPDATE: on 12/1/12 this display was still in the prep stages & not ready yet. But this favorite is expected to be up again & glowing this season!)

Ones that we haven’t checked out yet this year but in the past have been great. We’ve been told many of these are still brillant this year.
• 711 South Drive
• 202 Blue Marlin Drive in Seagate, Whitemarsh Island
• 203 Windsor Road, Windsor Forest
• 18 Cutler Drive, Georgetown area (in the same area, drive down Lions Gate (also in Georgetown), there are several brightly-decorated homes as well as a house on Waynesboro)
• 136 Chimney Road, Rincon
• 13008 Largo Drive, Windsor Forest
116 Community Road in Faulkville Lakeside Farms
• 16 Godley Park Way in Pooler
• 504 E. 52 St

PUBLIC HOLIDAY LIGHT DISPLAYS, SAVANNAH

December Nights & Holiday Lights @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, Savannah. Details here.

Savannah Harbor of Lights Festival @ Road Course on Hutchinson Is. Details here.

HOLIDAY LIGHTS WORTH THE DRIVE!

Harbour Town Lights, Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head Is. FREE. Details here

Lights Before (& After) Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo, Columbia, S.C. Details here.

Holiday Festival of Lights 2012, Charleston S.C. Details here

Garden Lights, Holiday Nights @ Atlanta Botanical Garden. Through Jan. 5 2013. Details here.

Holiday Toy/Games Sale @ Barnett Educational Supplies; 10% off special items

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

For 25 days in December, Barnett Educational Supplies in Savannah will promote a particular item each day and offer a 10% discount on that particular product.

The products will be announced the Monday before the sale. This will allow the parents and grandparents time to decide when to stop by the store the next day to get the product.

Check out the 10% off items above.

Shop Local, Shop Barnett!

Please like Barnett on Facebook here to stay updated on their sales.

Store hours: Mon – Fri: 9 AM-7 PM; Sat: 10 AM-5 PM.

Barnett Educational Supplies, 38 W De Renne Ave., Savannah, 31405-6742, tel: 912-356-1878, email barneduc@bellsouth.net www.barnetteducationalsupplies.com , Barnett Educational Supplies is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

“It’s A Wonderful Life” @ Lucas Theatre, Savannah

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

 

It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)

 

​Friday, December 14 at 7 p.m.

Presented by the Lucas Theatre
Released in 1946, the film stars James Stewart as George Bailey, a man who has given up his dreams in order to help others, and whose imminent suicide on Christmas Eve brings about the intervention of his guardian angel, Clarence Odbody (Henry Travers). Clarence shows George all the lives he has touched and how different life in his community would be had he never been born.  The film also stars Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore.
The film has since been recognized by the American Film Institute as one of the 100 best American films ever made, and also placed number one on its list of the most inspirational American films of all time.
Tickets are $5 each, general admission, available by calling 912-525-5050 or online.  This film is eligible for use with the Lucas Theatre Movie Pass.

 

Tybee Is. Toure de Holiday Lights Bike Parade

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

We love this! The 6th Annual Tybee Island Toure de Lights.

Light up your bikes and homes and come to Tybee Island for a night of holiday fun! The Toure de Lights event will kick off at A-J’s Dockside with a bike line-up and awards ceremony, with prizes for the best bike and home decorations. The Toure de Lights parade will begin at A-J’s Dockside and end at Marlin Monroe’s.

Registration forms are available at A-J’s and Tim’s Beach Gear. All event proceeds benefit the Rising Tyde Community Food Pantry.

Saturday, December 15, 2012
Bike line-up and awards ceremony at 5 p.m.
Toure de Lights Parade at 6:30 p.m.

A-J’s Dockside Restaurant
1315 Chatham Avenue
Tybee Island, Georgia

COST: $10 entry fee. Cash or checks will be accepted. Please make checks payable to Rising Tyde Community Food Pantry.
CONTACT: 912-786-4801

FOR MORE LOCAL HOLIDAY KID-FRIENDLY EVENTS, VISIT OUR CALENDAR HERE.

Tybee Island Toure de Lights Bike Parade, Dec. 15

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

We love this! The 6th Annual Tybee Island Toure de Lights.

Light up your bikes and homes and come to Tybee Island for a night of holiday fun! The Toure de Lights event will kick off at A-J’s Dockside with a bike line-up and awards ceremony, with prizes for the best bike and home decorations. The Toure de Lights parade will begin at A-J’s Dockside and end at Marlin Monroe’s.

Registration forms are available at A-J’s and Tim’s Beach Gear. All event proceeds benefit the Rising Tyde Community Food Pantry.

Saturday, December 15, 2012
Bike line-up and awards ceremony at 5 p.m.
Toure de Lights Parade at 6:30 p.m.

A-J’s Dockside Restaurant
1315 Chatham Avenue
Tybee Island, Georgia

COST: $10 entry fee. Cash or checks will be accepted. Please make checks payable to Rising Tyde Community Food Pantry.
CONTACT: 912-786-4801

FOR MORE LOCAL HOLIDAY KID-FRIENDLY EVENTS, VISIT OUR CALENDAR HERE.

Open House at The Habersham School, Savannah

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Open House
The Habersham School will be offering an evening Open House on January 15th at 6pm. Please contact The Habersham School at 912-509-0540, or info@thehabershamschool.org .

Patriot Previews
The true culture of a school is best experienced during a personal tour. Tours of The Habersham School are available every Thursday from 8:15 am – 9:00 am by appointment only. This is the time to visit the classrooms, meet the Head of School and Principal, and discuss the school’s unique mission. Please call to reserve your spot.

Mailing Address
The Habersham School
PO Box 31037
Savannah, GA 31410

Current School Location
Grace Church of the Islands
6901 Concord Road
Savannah, GA 31410

Phone: 912-509-0540
Fax: 912-335-4038
Email: info@thehabershamschool.org

Website: http://thehabershamschool.org/

Open House at The Habersham School, Savannah

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Open House
The Habersham School will be offering a morning Open House on December 6th, 9:30am. The School will offer an evening Open House on January 15th at 6pm. Please contact The Habersham School at 912-509-0540, or info@thehabershamschool.org .

Patriot Previews
The true culture of a school is best experienced during a personal tour. Tours of The Habersham School are available every Thursday from 8:15 am – 9:00 am by appointment only. This is the time to visit the classrooms, meet the Head of School and Principal, and discuss the school’s unique mission. Please call to reserve your spot.

Mailing Address
The Habersham School
PO Box 31037
Savannah, GA 31410

Current School Location
Grace Church of the Islands
6901 Concord Road
Savannah, GA 31410

Phone: 912-509-0540
Fax: 912-335-4038
Email: info@thehabershamschool.org

Website: http://thehabershamschool.org/