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Archive for February, 2013

Sleeping Beauty ballet @ Trustee’s Theatre, Savannah (kid-friendly show)

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Sleeping Beauty ballet in Savannah

 

 Savannah Danse Theatre is performing Sleeping Beauty March 2 at 7:00 PM at the Trustee’s Theatre, 216 E. Broughton St. downtown Savannah.

You’re invited: JEA Preschool Savannah to Host Meet & Greet, March 20, Savannah

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

JEA Preschool Savannah will host Meet & Greet March 20JEA Preschool Savannah will host a Meet & Greet for prospective parents and caregivers on Wednesday, March 20 at 5:30 p.m.

The new preschool, located at the Jewish Educational Alliance community center at 5111 Abercorn Street, will open to children ages 16 months to 4 years in August 2013. Enrollment is now open.

During the Meet & Greet, attendees will have an opportunity to meet the director Jodi Sadler and teachers, learn about a typical preschool day, and view architectural renderings of new classrooms and an outdoor learning space, which are currently under development.

Free childcare will be available during the presentation. Healthy snacks will be served. Reservations are required; please call 912-355-8111 (ext. 228) or email preschool@savj.org  to reserve a spot.

JEA Preschool Savannah has been in the planning stages for the past two years. The school was created to provide for the social, emotional and cognitive growth of young children in a Judaic setting. The age-appropriate curriculum, led by qualified and experienced teachers, will focus on literacy, writing, math, science, music, art and movement all within the special facilities of the JEA.

“I am truly excited about the creation of our program of excellence, JEA Preschool Savannah,” said Sadler, a longtime educator and former assistant principal at Chatham Academy. “When parents and children walk into the school, I want them to see and feel two things: love and security. I know that the quality of the program, excellence of the facilities, and perfect location will make this one of the most attractive and dynamic programs in the area.”

The dynamic preschool will include spacious classrooms and an innovative outdoor space where children can explore, interact with and connect to the environment. The preschool’s core curriculum will be available Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Children have the option of attending three or five days per week. Extended hours are available daily as early as 7 a.m. and until 6 p.m. to serve the needs of working families.

JEA Preschool Savannah is open to both JEA members and non members.

About JEA Preschool Savannah
JEA Preschool Savannah, located in the Jewish Educational Alliance community center at 5111 Abercorn Street, will open its doors in August 2013. The school, which will serve the needs of children ages 16 months through 4 years, focuses on the social, emotional and cognitive growth of young children in a Judaic setting. The core curriculum, led by qualified and experienced teachers, is available Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Extended hours are available daily from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Enrollment is now open. For more information on JEA Preschool Savannah, please call 912-355-8111 (ext. 228), email preschool@savj.org  or visit www.savannahjea.org .

A-Town Get Down Festival (arts & crafts, music); children younger than 12 are free, Savannah

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

A-Town Festival in Savannah celebrates arts & crafts, music; free for kids younger than 12

Add this to your list of fun things to do with the kids this weekend: A-town Festival.

A-Town Get Down Festival in Savannah celebrates arts & crafts, music on Sat. March 2 at the Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E. Broad St., downtown Savannah, 31401. Free for kids younger than 12.

All proceeds are donated to the A-Town Foundation, dedicated to celebrating & promoting the power of art & music as transformative.

To learn more, visit Scribble Art Studio Web site by clicking here or call 912-323-0123 or email ScribbleArtStudio@hotmail.com .

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah & Pooler also offers private & group art classes, adult art parties. For gifts, Scribble as art kits & gift certificates . 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 Face Painting this wknd, March 2-3, with Puppet People, Savannah

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Puppet People Savannah Children's Birthdays

Angela Beasley’s Puppet People  will do FREE face painting at the Savannah International Trade Center on Hutchinson Island, Savannah for the 11th annual Boat Show for any kids that come with their parents to the event on either Saturday March 2 2013 from 11 AM to 4 PM or Sunday March 3 2013 from 12 to 4 PM.

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.

Coastal Kids Market Spring 2013 upscale children’s consignment sale, Pooler

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Coastal Kids Market upscale children's consignment sale, Pooler Coastal Kids Market,  Spring 2013 Sale is March 6 (preview party) through March 9 @ Coastal Crossing (near Spanky’s), 1215 Hwy 80, Pooler, GA 31322

SALE DATES & TIMES

Wednesday,March 6th,6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Preview Party) Volunteer hour at 5:00pm & Charity Power 1/2 hour at 5:30pm)-details to come Thursday, March 7th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Charity Hour 5:00 pm) Friday, March 8th, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday, March 9th, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm (some items 50% off)-New extended hours!

Visit the CKM Facebook page here.

If you any questions, please contact Allison @ contacts@coastalkidsmarket.com

Coastal Kids Market, Upscale Spring 2013 Consignment Sale is March 6-9 , Pooler, GA, http://coastalkidsmarket.com/ (912) 655-4686, email contacts@coastalkidsmarket.com Coastal Coastal Kids Market is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

 

Stroller Strides of Savannah continues classes at JF Gregory Park, Richmond Hill

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Stroller Strides Richmond Hill Classes ContinueStroller Strides of Savannah will continue to hold classes at JF Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

Classes are held Monday – Saturday at 9:30 am and Monday-Friday evenings.

Check out their facebook page ” Stroller Strides of Savannah” and see the wonderful things that have been happening at JF Gregory Park since their grand opening in October, 2012.

For more information, please email Natalia Lucero at natalialucero@strollerstrides.net  or call Natalia at (910) 987-5943.

For more information contact: Natalia Lucero at natalialucero@strollerstrides.net , visit www.strollerstrides.com or facebook Stroller Strides of Savannah at https://www.facebook.com/StrollerStridesOfSavannah. Stroller Strides of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Help bring the film ‘Girl Rising’ to a Savannah theater

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Help bring the film "Girl Rising' to Savannah10×10, a global movement that educates and empowers girls, is working to bring the groundbreaking film ‘Girl Rising’ to Savannah, but your help is needed.

The anticipated film spotlights the stories of nine unforgettable girls born into unforgiving circumstances. Directed by Academy Award nominee Richard Robbins and narrated by Meryl Streep, Kerry Washington, Anne Hathaway, Selena Gomez, Salma Hayek, Alicia Keyes, among others.

Watch the trailer by clicking here.

‘Girl Rising’ is being shown in hundreds of theaters around the country and is scheduled to be screening at the Regal Savannah on March 10, 2013 at 5pm – but only if tickets are reserved in advance by the 3rd.

Click here for more info on ticketing.

Will you please join in the campaign and help empower millions of girls?

You can also find an event page on Facebook here.

Reminder: Stroller Strong Moms grand opening in Richmond Hill, Thurs. Feb. 28

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Stroller Strong Moms Tues & Thurs classes in Richmond Hill

Don’t forget: Stroller Strong Moms of Savannah expands to Richmond Hill with their grand opening class tomorrow Feb. 28 in J.F. Gregory Park. These new Tues & Thurs classes in Richmond Hill are in addition to the 9:30 AM Mon. Wed & Fri classes in Forsyth Park in Savannah.

First class is free: Classes are: Mon, Wed & Fri 9:30-10:30 Forsyth Park & NEW LOCATION starting Feb. 28 2013: Tues & Thurs JF Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

Stroller Strong Moms in Savannah is so excited to announce its newest instructor, Kelli Berger. The instructor team is looking forward to expanding locations in March to reach more Stroller Strong Moms out there! More info to follow. Check out Kelli’s bio by clicking here.

Please join Stroller Strong Moms for class and their March playgroup on March 4th at Forsyth Park immediately following class. They will be celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a Dr. Seuss themed playgroup! The kids are going to have a blast! Kids of all ages are welcome!

See the Stroller Strong Moms facebook page for more info. Stay connected by “liking” Stroller Strong Moms on Facebook by clicking here.

Stroller Strong Moms, 12 East Park Ave. Savannah, 31401, email info@strollerstrongmoms.com , www.strollerstrongmoms.com Stroller Strong Moms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

A-Town Get Down Festival in Savannah celebrates arts & crafts, music; free for kids younger than 12

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

A-Town Festival in Savannah celebrates arts & crafts, music; free for kids younger than 12

Add this to your list of fun things to do with the kids this weekend: A-town Festival.

A-Town Get Down Festival in Savannah celebrates arts & crafts, music on Sat. March 2 at the Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E. Broad St., downtown Savannah, 31401. Free for kids younger than 12.

All proceeds are donated to the A-Town Foundation, dedicated to celebrating & promoting the power of art & music as transformative.

To learn more, visit Scribble Art Studio Web site by clicking here or call 912-323-0123 or email ScribbleArtStudio@hotmail.com .

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah & Pooler also offers private & group art classes, adult art parties. For gifts, Scribble as art kits & gift certificates . 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.

Wee Ones Spring 2013 Consignment Event, Rincon’s Consignment at its Finest

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Wee Ones Consignment Event in Rincon is this week!

Dates to shop & save at the Spring 2013 Wee Ones Sale are:
11 AM-7 PM Thurs. Feb. 28
11 AM-7 PM Fri. March 1
10 AM-2 PM Sat. March 2 with select items 1/2 off.

The popular seasonal sale is just 1.5 miles from previous location, off of Goshen Rd. in Rincon beside Grace Community Church. Click here for all the details

Wee Ones is a seasonal consignment event taking place twice a year. Wee Ones offers a friendly, clean, organized store where you can shop for children’s items. They specialize in upscale, boutique quality gently loved clothing sizes newborn-12/14, shoes, toys, equipment, books & a nice selection of NEW smocked apparel and hairbows at an affordable price!

Thanks for supporting Wee Ones as they head into their 7th consignment event.

Wee Ones will accept CASH, Credit & Debit cards. Due to fees there will be a $20 purchase min. to use a credit or debit card (Visa, Mastercard & Discover).

Wee Ones Consignment Event, GLOW Ministry Building OFF of GOSHEN Rd. (1.5 miles from previous location/HWY 21 & Goshen); next to GRACE Community Church, behind the soceer fields on Goshen Rd. Just minutes from I-95, exit 109. For directions, click here or email weeonessale@windstream.net Wee Ones is a SouthernMamas advertiser.

Wee Ones Spring 2013 Consignment Event, Rincon’s Consignment at its Finest

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Wee Ones Consignment Event in Rincon is this week!

Dates to shop & save at the Spring 2013 Wee Ones Sale are:
11 AM-7 PM Thurs. Feb. 28
11 AM-7 PM Fri. March 1
10 AM-2 PM Sat. March 2 with select items 1/2 off.

The popular seasonal sale is just 1.5 miles from previous location, off of Goshen Rd. in Rincon beside Grace Community Church. Click here for all the details

Wee Ones is a seasonal consignment event taking place twice a year. Wee Ones offers a friendly, clean, organized store where you can shop for children’s items. They specialize in upscale, boutique quality gently loved clothing sizes newborn-12/14, shoes, toys, equipment, books & a nice selection of NEW smocked apparel and hairbows at an affordable price!

Thanks for supporting Wee Ones as they head into their 7th consignment event.

Wee Ones will accept CASH, Credit & Debit cards. Due to fees there will be a $20 purchase min. to use a credit or debit card (Visa, Mastercard & Discover).

Wee Ones Consignment Event, GLOW Ministry Building OFF of GOSHEN Rd. (1.5 miles from previous location/HWY 21 & Goshen); next to GRACE Community Church, behind the soceer fields on Goshen Rd. Just minutes from I-95, exit 109. For directions, click here or email weeonessale@windstream.net Wee Ones is a SouthernMamas advertiser.

High Cotton Kids Consignment Show this week, February 28-March 2 at 706 Mall Blvd., Savannah

Monday, February 25th, 2013

High Cotton Kids upscale Savannah consignment sale, Feb. 28-Mar. 2High Cotton Kids is Savannah’s biggest upscale resale shopping event and THE place to find high-end boutique children’s brand clothing sizes 0-12, bedding, furniture, toys, baby equipment, maternity clothing and more at a fraction of the retail price. New merchandise will also be available from several local retailers.

There will be something for everybody’s taste and budget from adorable smocked frocks to funky threads to even high cotton play clothes your kids will love to throw on all spring and summer.

Come to High Cotton Kids’ Shop for a Cause Presale this Thursday, February 28 from 5-6 PM. High Cotton Kids is partnering with The Next Generation for the Children’s Hospital at Memorial to help brighten the day of a child in the hospital. They will be collecting gift cards to be used for birthday celebrations and/or end-of- chemotherapy parties. Please bring your gift cards from Target, Wal-Mart or Toys-R-Us and shop one hour early, before the show opens to the public! Minimum amount of $5 is requested and more is greatly appreciated! Monetary donations of $5 or more will also be accepted at the door as your entry pass.

High Cotton Kids Spring and Summer 2013 Show Hours 706 Mall Boulevard (formerly Seeds of Faith Bookstore), Savannah

Thursday, February 28

5:00 – 6:00 PM Shop for a Cause Presale benefiting The Next Generation. Check the details to shop early!

6:00 – 8:00 pm Open to the Public

Friday, March 1

9:00 am – 3:00 PM Open to the Public

Saturday, March 2

9:00 am – 1:00pm Open to the Public (Select items will be 40% OFF)

High Cotton Kids Consignment Event, 706 Mall Boulevard, Formerly Seeds of Faith Bookstore, February 28-March 2, 2013, www.highcottonkids.com,  High Cotton Kids is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Repticon Savannah Reptile & Exotic Animal Show, Pooler

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Repticon Savannah Reptile & Exotic Animal Show
Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., March 2-3, 2013
@ Savannah Conference Hotel, 301 Governor Treutlen Drive, Pooler, GA 31322
Admission: Adults – $10, Children (5-12) – $5, 4 & under – Free
www.repticon.com/savannah.html
tel: 863.268.4273
Repticon is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages and merchandise. Participate in free raffles held for enthusiasts and live animal seminars for the whole family.

First Friday Fireworks on the River, Savannah

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

First Friday Fireworks on the River
9:30 p.m. April 5, 2013
@ Historic River Street
Free and open to the public.
www.riverstreetsavannah.com/
912.234.0295

Celebrate the end of the week and the beginning of a new month with fireworks and River Street fun!

$5 tickets to Sleeping Beauty ballet morning performances by Savannah Danse Theatre, Savannah

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Sleeping Beauty ballet Savannah Danse TheatreOn Fri. March 1 2013, Savannah Danse Theatre is offering a school show at 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM for area children @ Trustee’s Theatre, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah.

The ballet is very kid friendly! Because this is a special event, Savannah Danse Theatre is offering these shows for only $5 per ticket. Reservations are required by calling 912-897.2102

Savannah Danse Theatre is performing Sleeping Beauty March 2 at 7:00 at the Trustee’s Theatre. Evening performances are regularly priced.

You’re invited: FREE kids’ hands-on archaeology activities, March 18, Savannah

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Abby the Archaeobus hands-on kids' activities in SavannahThe Archaeobus is coming to Savannah March 18 2013 to get kids excited about exploring our past!

Abby the Archaeobus is a creation of the Society for Georgia Archaeology, a group of professional and amateur archaeologists as well as interested citizens. The Archaeobus is a former bookmobile retrofitted with archaeology hands-on activities. Abby travels throughout the state, visiting school groups, giving presentations & even touring the State Fair!

The Archaeobus will visit the Armstrong Atlantic State University campus March 18 from 10 am-4:30 pm. She will be parked at the end of University Drive, next to University Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

The University Anthropology club will also be volunteering. It will be fun and educational for the kids and adults!

Questions? Contact the anthropology club on campus at anthropologyclubarmstrong@yahoo.com  or their facebook “Armstrong Anthropology Club.”

For more information about the bus, visit  http://diggingsavannah.wordpress.com/archaeobus/ For the professor overseeing the club activities contact Professor Barbara Bruno 912.344.2970 or barbara.bruno@armstrong.edu .

Weave-A-Dream Funding, Savannah

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Here’s a great opportunity for funding for innovative arts, cultural projects.

The City of Savannah’s Weave-A-Dream (WAD) Panel has issued a call for proposals for its 2013 Weave-A-Dream initiative. Applications will be accepted through the calendar year, while funds are available. Programs are to be completed prior to December 1, 2013 and the application must be submitted at least eight weeks prior to the start date of the project.

Project funding is available up to $3,500 for specific and innovative arts, cultural, or heritage programming or presentations that have a measurable, quantifiable benefit to Savannah’s diverse populations. The Weave-A-Dream initiative is particularly interested in proposals that have a strong youth focus (under 21). All program disciplines including multi-disciplinary projects are encouraged to apply.

To be eligible for consideration, organization must be a non-profit, 501c3, head-quartered in Savannah’s corporate limits. Proposed programs must also be produced within the City’s corporate limits. No individual artist applications will be accepted.

Applications are reviewed by the WAD Panel and funding is awarded by a competitive funding process that considers the project’s artistic merit, quality of design, quality of marketing strategy and plan for assessing the project’s success. Successful programs will identify a community need and utilize arts and heritage activities as the primary strategy to fulfill that need.

Applications, Guidelines and Organization & Budget forms are available below, and can also be requested by contacting Crystal Northcutt at 912-651-6417 or cnorthcutt@savannahga.gov . Technical assistance is also available.

More info here.

FREE Cat in the Hat shows to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday in Savannah, Effingham, Hinesville

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

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Join Live Oak Public Library branches in the Savannah/Effingham/Hinesville area in celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday!

As “The Cat in the Hat,” Reuben Haller (a musician, clown and former Cirque du Soleil performer) brings this classic book to life. The show, complete with Things 1 & 2, a grumpy fish, and a balancing birthday cake, involves children as participants from start to finish. Don’t miss this one! Ages 3 & up.

Please call ahead to confirm times & dates.

Hinesville Library, 368-4003 Monday, Feb. 25, 10:30 a.m.

Midway Library, 884-5742 Monday, Feb. 25, 4 p.m.

Port City Library, 964-8013 Tuesday, Feb. 26, 10:30 a.m.

Southwest Chatham Library, 925-8305 Tuesday, Feb. 26, 4:30 p.m.

West Broad Library, 232- 6395 Wednesday, Feb. 27, 11 a.m.

Rincon Library, 826-2222 Wednesday, Feb. 27, 4:30 p.m.

Carnegie Library, 231- 9921 Thursday, Feb. 28, 10:30 a.m.

Oglethorpe Mall Library, 925-5432 Thursday, Feb. 28, 4 p.m.

Bull St. Library, 652-3600 Friday, March 1, 10:30 a.m.

Tybee Library, 786-7733 Saturday, March 2, 3 p.m.

Pooler Library, 748-0471 Monday, March 4, 10:30 a.m.

W. W. Law Library, 236-8040 Monday, March 4, 4:30 p.m.

Thunderbolt Library, 354-5864 Tuesday, March 5, 11 a.m.

Islands Library, 897-6233 Tuesday, March 5, 4 p.m.

FREE Storybook Art with Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Storybook Art with Scribble Art Studio

Southwest Chatham Library, 925-8305
Tuesday, March 26, 4:30 p.m.
Featuring the book “The Princess and the Pea” by H.C. Andersen.

Tara Feis Irish Celebration, family fest; free & open to the public, Savannah

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Tara Feis 2012 Poster copy.aiSavannah’s Emmet Park will be transformed into a vision of the Emerald Isle during the City of Savannah’s Tara Feis Irish Celebration, Sat., Mar. 9 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tara Feis feis (pron. FESH) – or festival is family-friendly with live performances, food, art activities, crafts and games hosted with Irish ceremony, tradition and hospitality. The main stage will feature plenty of traditional Irish dancing, as well as a live performance by local folksinger Harry O’Donoghue. Children’s activities will include a performance by Magician Debbie O’ Carroll and topping the line-up will be the renowned Irish band RUNA.

The Festival is a free, public, non-alcoholic event geared towards families and children. Emmet Park is located in downtown Savannah at the east end of Bay Street.

Tara Feis Irish Celebration
Saturday, March 9, 2013
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Emmet Park (east end of Bay Street)
Presented by the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs
Free and open to the public

For the event schedule, please click here.

Free & open to the public: Tara Feis Irish Celebration, family fest, Savannah

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Tara Feis 2012 Poster copy.aiSavannah’s Emmet Park will be transformed into a vision of the Emerald Isle during the City of Savannah’s Tara Feis Irish Celebration, Sat., Mar. 9 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tara Feis feis (pron. FESH) – or festival is family-friendly with live performances, food, art activities, crafts and games hosted with Irish ceremony, tradition and hospitality. The main stage will feature plenty of traditional Irish dancing, as well as a live performance by local folksinger Harry O’Donoghue. Children’s activities will include a performance by Magician Debbie O’ Carroll and topping the line-up will be the renowned Irish band RUNA.

The Festival is a free, public, non-alcoholic event geared towards families and children. Emmet Park is located in downtown Savannah at the east end of Bay Street.

Tara Feis Irish Celebration
Saturday, March 9, 2013
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Emmet Park (east end of Bay Street)
Presented by the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs
Free and open to the public

For the event schedule, please click here.

First Friday & Saturday on the River Festival of the Year, Savannah Riverfront

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Savannah Riverfront 2013Join the Savannah Riverfront as they kick off their FIRST Festival of 2013.

Start next weekend off with a bang, as First Friday Fireworks presented by Wet Willie’s begin at 9:30p.m. Friday March 1

Weekend festivities will kick-off on Friday, March 1 from 4-10p.m. and continue on Saturday, March 2 from 9a.m.-10p.m. DJ’s-to-Go will be playing music on the Arbor Stage and Rousakis Plaza will be full of arts & craft exhibitors, entertainment & fun for the entire family!

Don’t miss The American Diabetes Association Kiss-A-Pig Campaign Kick-off at 4p.m. on Sat. March 2.

For more information, go to www.riverstreetsavannah.com  or call 912-234-0295.

You’re invited: FREE screening of the documentary “The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia”, Savannah

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

FREE Dyslexia event Savannah

FUNdamentals of Beekeeping, Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

FUNdamentals of Beekeeping
8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Feb 23, 2013 @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, 711 Sandtown Rd., Savannah, GA
Cost is $35 and includes admission to the Center.
www.cebeekeeping.org
912.395.1509

Did you know that 1/3 of everything you eat is a result of honey bee pollination? Humankind depends on these fascinating insects for food, as well as many other hive products that improve our health and well-being. But honey bees face many challenges in today’s world. Both hobby and professional beekeepers are needed to help maintain the populations of this vital creature. This day-long beekeeping school will seek to help advance the knowledge base of both novice and experienced beekeepers alike. So, catch the buzz and get ready for the gardening season and spring nectar flow! Registration is required. Open to ages 12 and 89.

Weekend Kids’ Events in Savannah

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Event Calendar

For a complete list of local kid-friendly events, visit our online Events Calendar by clicking here.

Fish, Family, Faith & Future celebration of Black History Month, Savannah

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Looking for some FREE family fun in Savannah this weekend? Celebrate Black History Month at Pin Point Heritage Museum with Fish, Family, Faith & Future!

Fish, Family, Faith & Future
Saturday, February 23, 2013
12:30pm-2:30pm, FREE to the public!

In celebration of Black History Month, Pin Point Heritage Museum will host Fish, Family, Faith & Future, an event presented by Coastal Heritage Society and the Savannah Black Heritage Festival.

+”Living in a Fishing Community: A Generational Discussion,” featuring Mary & Bruce Townsend.
+Crab-netting demonstration by Pin Point resident Isaac Martin with active visitor participation.
+”Tasting Low Country Favorites: Shrimp & Grits.”
+Musical performance by Sweetfield of Eden Baptist Church choir.

2013 Old Fort Jackson Family Campover, Savannah

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Old FOrt Jackson 2013Old Fort Jackson still has space left for their upcoming campover on March 8. Make your reservations soon!

Spend the night in a real fort and experience history first hand with your child @ the 2013 Old Fort Jackson Campover on March 8-9! There will be candlelight exploration, cannon firing, s’mores and campfire stories!

Register by clicking here.

Registration and setup will begin at 6 PM & dinner will be served around 6:45pm. There will be variety of fun interactive programming tracing the life of a solider at Fort Jackson during the Civil War and commemorating the 150th anniversary of that war. After programming, campers will gather around the fire to roast s’mores and listen to stories. Lights out will be around 10:30pm. Campers will awaken the next morning, pack their gear, enjoy a hot breakfast and then participate in closing ceremonies.

Campers have the option to choose sleeping arrangements inside the Fort’s casemates, inside one of six period tents located inside the parade grounds, or to bring their own tent as long as it fits certain size requirements. Sleeping arrangements are made on a first come, first served basis.

Contact Brian Lee, Fort Administrator, Coastal Heritage Society, 912.232.3945 email: blee@chsgeorgia.org

Old Fort Jackson, 1 Fort Jackson Road, Savannah, 31404, http://www.chsgeorgia.org/Old-Fort-Jackson.html 

Ladies Night Out @ Starlight Pottery, Savannah

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Ladies Night Out @ Starlight Pottery at 7070 Hodgson Memorial Dr. in midtown Savannah

Thursday, February 28
6-9pm
Get your friends together for a night out!
Price of the pottery you paint is all you pay.
Call or email Starlight Pottery to reserve your table. Call 912.303.9599 or emailcontactus@starlightpottery.com

Winter Studio Hours

Tuesday – Thursday
11-6
Friday
11-8
Saturday
10-8
Starlight Pottery may close one hour early if there are no painters in the studio. Call ahead if you’re coming around that time. Tel: 912.303.9599

Starlight Pottery, 7070 Hodgson Memorial Dr., Savannah, Ga. 31406, tel. 912.303.9599, contactus@starlightpottery.com  , http://starlightpottery.com/  Starlight Pottery is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Giveaway: $25 gift certificate to High Cotton Kids upscale Savannah consignment sale, Feb. 28-Mar. 2

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Giveaway:  $25 gift certificate to High Cotton Kids upscale Savannah consignment sale, Feb. 28-Mar. 2

UPDATE: Winner is Jillian Murns! Congratulations Jillan!

This week, a SouthernMamas.com reader will win a $25 gift certificate to High Cotton Kids 2013 Spring/Summer consignment event, held Feb. 28-Mar. 2 in Savannah.

To enter to win, like High Cotton Kids on Facebook here. Then answer this question on their FB wall: What bargain do you most hope to find at this season’s HCK sale? (e.g. Fourth of July outfit for your toddler, artwork for your nursery, maternity clothes, a stroller, a great deal on a boutique item from a local vendor).  Deadline to enter is 9 PM Sun. Feb. 24. We’ll pick a name at random & announce it here.

Come shop consignment at it’s finest. High Cotton Kids is THE place to save a lot of money, make a lot of money and have a great time doing both! Savannah’s biggest upscale resale shopping event will include high-end boutique children’s brand clothing sizes 0-12 and many other items. There will also be a variety of new merchandise from several local vendors. Get ready to rack up on all your favorite children’s brands at a fraction of the retail price! There is something for everybody’s taste and budget from adorable smocked frocks to funky threads to even high cotton play clothes your kids will love to throw on all spring and summer.

Do you want to shop early for the best selection? Come to Shop for a Cause Presale on Thursday, February 28th from 5:00 to 6:00 PM. High Cotton Kids is partnering with The Next Generation for the Children’s Hospital at Memorial to help brighten the day of a child in the hospital. They will be collecting gift cards to be used for birthday celebrations and/or end-of- chemotherapy parties. Please bring your gift cards from Target, Wal-Mart or Toys-R-Us and shop one hour early, before the show opens to the public! Minimum amount of $5 is requested and more is greatly appreciated! Monetary Donations of $5 or more will also be accepted at the door as your entry pass.

Consignor registration is open now through Sunday, February 24th! Clean out and cash in, consignors keep 60-70% of your sales! Bring your gently loved children’s items to our consignment showroom and let us do the selling. High Cotton Kids also accepts high-end maternity clothing, children’s furniture, artwork, baby and nursery necessities (e.g. bouncers, exercausers, etc.), strollers, toys, books, DVDs and more. For a complete list of items that HCK accepts and does not accept, click here.

High Cotton Kids Spring and Summer 2013 Show Hours

706 Mall Boulevard (formerly Seeds of Faith Bookstore)

Thursday, February 28 5:00 – 6:00 pm Shop for a Cause Presale benefiting The Next Generation. Check the details to shop early!

6:00 – 8:00 pm Open to the public

Friday, March 1 9:00 am – 3:00pm Open to the public

Saturday, March 2 9:00 am – 1:00pm (Select items will be 40% OFF) Open to the public

High Cotton Kids Consignment Event, 706 Mall Boulevard, Formerly Seeds of Faith Bookstore, February 28-March 2, 2013, www.highcottonkids.com,  High Cotton Kids is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Southern Baby Nurse brings rest and calm to new mothers, by providing quality hands on Baby Nurse care.

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Savannah Baby In-Home Nurses for new mothersSouthern Baby Nurse offers a very unique service to new parents, by caring for you and your baby in your home.

New parents have many questions about the care of their baby, and you can usually find lots of information today on the internet and books, but with someone who has years of experience with newborns, your Baby Nurse will share with you practical solutions.

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Southern Baby Nurse, www.southernbabynurse.com, tel: (888) 724-8977, info@southernbabynurse.com, Southern Baby Nurse is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser