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Spring Break kids’ activities, Savannah & the Lowcountry

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Savannah Children’s Museum is open 9am-5pm Monday and Thursday-Saturday and 12pm-5pm on Sunday. Details here.

Savannah History Museum will conduct Revolution in Savannah Battlefield Tours Saturday, Monday and Tuesday (March 30, April 1 & 2) at 10:30, 12:00, 1:30, and 3:00. Tours will be led by a costumed historical interpreter and will include an in-depth explanation of the 1779 Revolutionary War Battle of Savannah, an interactive reenactment for kids, and a musket firing demonstration! Revolution in Savannah Battlefield Tours will be included with the purchase of Savannah History Museum admission OR a SEE 3 PASS combination ticket. Details here.

Old Fort Jackson in Savannah will have activities going on throughout Spring Break. Details here.

Dig Savannah: Tour an active Savannah archaeological site for free, Tues-Sat, March 19-May 11. FREE guided tours are 90 minutes each. Details here.

Spring Break Drop-off Art Activities @ Telfair Museum’s Jepson Center, Savannah.
These one hour programs are offered each day of the week at 10:15 a.m. Advanced registration encouraged but not required; class size is limited to 12 participants. Ages 5-18 years |; April 1 – April 5
Details here.

The UpBeats imagiNATION Workshop presents “A Jumpin’ UpBeat Sing-a-Long” , live @ Savannah Country Day School
April 6
Details here.

FREE Cherokee Spring Powwow, St. George
Cherokee of Georgia are gathering April 4-6, 2013: Thursday through Saturday for their annual spring powwow at the tribal grounds in St. George.
FREE Admission. FREE parking.
Details here.

Puppet People Spring Break Morning Shows, Savannah
April 1-5
Details here.

Spring Break Art Camp for Ages 5-12, Savannah
9 AM-5 PM April 1-5
Details here.

Nature Program: Toddler Tuesdays at Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah
The title of this nature program is misleading because it really is suitable for the preschool to kindergarten set.
Details here.

Season opener for Savannah Sand Gnats minor league baseball
April 4 with a second game on April 5
Details here.

Favorite Roadtrips to Kid-Friendly Spots Well-Worth the Drive
Details here.

FREE week of Stroller Strides of Savannah workout classes

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Stroller Strides of Savannah FREE week

Spring Break? Come join Stroller Strides of Savannah and try a FREE WEEK of classes!
For class information and to download your FREE WEEK coupon CLICK HERE. For more information about classes visit Stroller Strides of Savannah facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/StrollerStridesOfSavannah  or email natalialucero@fit4mom.com.

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

Register now: Booth space still available for Savannah’s Women In Business Expo

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Savannah Women in Business Expo in 2013Booth space is still available @ Savannah’s Women In Business Expo. This is a great chance to showcase your business in front of hundreds. The Savannah’s Women In Business Expo will take place at the Hyatt Regency in the downtown Savannah.

Check out the website at www.SavWomenInBusinessExpo.com for more great details about how you can participate. Registration deadline is quickly approaching so don’t wait. Join The Success At The Premier Expo Event.

Savannah’s Women In Business Expo Event, 1-877-WIB-EXPO or email womeninbusinessexpo@yahoo.com, www.savwomeninbusinessexpo.com

Stay connected by liking the expo on Facebook here.
Savannah’s Women in Business Expo, 1-877- WIB EXPO, email womeninbusinessexpo@yahoo.com Savannah’s Women in Business Expo is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

St. Andrew’s School student selected for Georgia Governor’s Honors Program

Thursday, March 28th, 2013
St. Andrew's Student selected for Georgia Governor’s Honors Program

Andrew Adams

Congratulations  St. Andrew’s School  Junior Andrew Adams for being selected to participate in the Georgia Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) this summer in the field of Chemistry!

Nearly 3000 students from across the state were interviewed and auditioned over three weekends in January and February, and from those nominees 690 finalists were chosen to participate. GHP is a residential summer program for gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors. 2013 marks the 50th year for GHP.

St. Andrew’s School – a Pre-K 3 through 12th grade independent private school on Wilmington Island, Savannah – is now accepting applications. Learn more here.

ST. ANDREW’S SCHOOL, An Independent School, 601 Penn Waller Road, Savannah, 31410, WWW.SAINTSCHOOL.COM St. Andrew’s School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Discount on Summer 2013 Kids’ Pottery Camps @ Savannah’s Clayspot

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Kids' Summer 2013 Pottery Camps at Savannah's Clay SpotWe are so thrilled about these kids’ summer pottery camps at Savannah’s Clay Spot.

Each pottery camp is weekly held, Mon-Friday, 9:00 am- 12:00 noon beginning June 3-August 16th 2013.

Summer 2013 Kids' Pottery Camp at Savannah's Clay SpotPottery Camps are designed for all ages of kids. Weeks alternate between a younger group and an older group and there is a special preschool age camp happening Aug. 12-16.

Each child will get a great introduction to pottery wheel and projects are designed to include both wheel throwing and hand building construction techniques.

Discounts

If parents register beginning now until May 1st, they get a 15% discount. If parents register for both a Pottery Camp at Savannah’s Clay Spot and a Summer Art Camp at Scribble Art studio they can get a 20% discount off of each camp. Only one discount applies.

Savannah’s Clay Spot is at 1305 Barnard St., Savannah, GA 31401. The studio sits on the SW corner of Barnard and Henry Street with the front door facing Henry St. There is parking right in front of the studio facing Henry Street. Look for the fun red fence.

For all information either call Lisa Bradley at 912-509-4647 or e-mail lisa@savannahsclayspot.com

“Like” Savannah’s Clay Spot on Facebook here to stay connected.

Savannah’s Clay Spot, www.savannahsclayspot.com, 1305 Barnard St., Savannah, 31401, tel. 912-509-4647 or e-mail lisa@savannahsclayspot.com

Easter 2014: Easter Egg Hunts, Easter kids’ events

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Easter Egg Hunts 2014 SavannahEaster 2014 in Savannah & Hilton Head Is.: Easter Egg Hunts, Easter kids’ activities. Check out our Easter 2014 Fun Guide by clicking here.

SAVE $ ON YOUR DISNEY VACATION THIS SPRING OR SUMMER

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Disney Deals in Spring & Summer 2013Now is your last chance to save up to 30% at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels for stays this Spring and early Summer. Add a minimum 4-day Magic Your Way Ticket to make it a package and get a discount on your tickets too!

This offer is available at select Value, Moderate, Deluxe and Deluxe Villa resorts on stays April 2 – June 14, 2013. Some 6-day, 5-night packages are as low as $67 per person, per day for a family of 4 at Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort.

Hurry, because booking for this promotion ends on Sunday, March 31st and availability is limited. Contact Tara McCoy at Enchanted Travel for your no-obligation vacation quote or details.

Tara McCoy, Vacation Specialist at Enchanted Travel
843.284.3241
Become a Facebook fan at facebook.com/enchantedtravel
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CRCT test prep books available for grades 1-8 @ Barnett Educational Supplies, Savannah

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

CRCT test books available at Barnett Educational Supplies, SavannahStandardized tests aren’t going away from schools yet.

Fortunately, Barnett Educational Supplies in Savannah  has Common Core Aligned Test Prep books that will help their children
pass the CRCT tests. They have prep books for grades 1-8.

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

Store hours: Mon – Fri: 9 AM-7 PM; Sat: 10 AM-5 PM; Sun: 1- 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.

Easter 2013: Free Easter Egg Hunt & Feast with Stroller Strides, Richmond Hill

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Stroller Strides Easter Egg Hunt 2013Stroller Strides® of Savannah is proud to offer their Plum Moms Club. All Stroller Strides® locations offer a Plum Moms Club and membership is FREE. Membership in Stroller Strides® is not required.

Join Stroller Strides this Wednesday, March 27th at 9:30 am for their Easter Hunt and Easter Feast at JF Gregory Park. Details listed on their Facebook page “Stroller Strides of Savannah” here. Please RSVP via email to natalialucero@fit4mom.com .

You are invited to attend Stroller Strides® of Savannah’s playgroup for FREE. Playgroup takes place every Wednesday at 10:30 am at JF Gregory Park in Richmond Hill. Current playgroup themes, meeting places and any announcements are listed under “Events” on their facebook page “Stroller Strides of Savannah” here.

For more information, check out “Stroller Strides of Savannah” on Facebook here, email natalialucero@fit4mom.com  or call Natalia Lucero at (910)987-5943.

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

Easter 2013: Easter Brunch & Easter Dinner Cruises with the Easter Bunny & an Easter Egg Hunt, Savannah

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Easter Bunny cruises in Savannah 2013

2013 Easter Brunch Cruise with Savannah Riverboat Cruises, Sun. March 31, 2013

Prices: Adult: $43.95 – Child: $23.95

Celebrate Easter on the Savannah River! Join the Savannah Riverboat Cruises family, including the Easter Bunny, for their annual Easter Sunday Brunch! All your favorite breakfast and lunch entrees will be served on this 1 1/2-hour brunch cruise. After brunch- children can enjoy exploring the boat during our Easter Egg Hunt! So, grab your family and friends and come take in the sights and sounds of historic Savannah. Boarding at 12:30 p.m Sailing at 1 p.m Returning at 2:30 p.m

2013 Easter Dinner Cruise, Sun. March 31 2013

Prices: Adult: $53.95 – Child: $29.95

Celebrate Easter on the Savannah River! Join the Savannah Riverboat Cruises family, for their annual Easter Dinner Entertainment Cruise! Enjoy their delicious dinner buffet on this 2-hour dinner cruise. Bring your family and friends and come take in the sights and sounds of historic Savannah. Boarding at 6pm, Sailing at 7pm, Returning at 9pm

More information including discounts here.

Reserve your spot by clicking here.

Savannah Riverboat Cruises, http://www.savannahriverboat.com/riverboat/cruises/2013-easter-cruises; 9 E River St
Savannah, 31401-1295; tel. (912) 232-6404 Savannah Riverboat Cruises is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Toddler Tuesday @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

A popular Toddler Tuesday weekly nature program at Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah.

At Toddler Tuesday, children & their parents/caretakers experience nature through themed activities including live animal encounters, wildlife nature walks, storytelling, songs, interactive finger-play & crafts.

Oatland’s new naturalist Michelle Kelly will lead the session. Pre-registration required.

NEW TIMES: The popular & educational Toddler Tuesday program @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center is back to two times. The class will be offered from 10-10:45 AM and again from 11-11:45 AM.

April 16 Hip Hop Party To the hip, hop, hippity hippity, to the hip, hip hop you won’t want to stop!  We’ll learn hip hop, frog
style at this fun Toddler Tuesday event.

Pre-registration required. Call 395-1500

Toddler Tuesday Program Fees for 2012-2013: General: $5 per child $5 per adult Friends of Oatland Members: $5 per child, up to 2 adults FREE!

Program fee includes program and entrance to Oatland Island Wildlife Center and trails.

Oatland Island Wildlife Center Wildlife, 711 Sandtown Rd. Savannah, GA, 31410 (912) 395-1212

Driving directions here.

Staycation Spring Break Kids’ Activities in Savannah

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Spring break Staycation Kids' Activities 2013Whether your kids’ spring break is the week of March 25 or April 1, if you’re planning to stick around town, we’ve got you covered with fun, kid-friendly activities to check out. Be sure to check our Events Calendar for a complete listing of activities. Staycation Spring Break Activities in Savannah include:

Dig Savannah: Tour an active Savannah archaeological site for free, Tues-Sat, March 19-May 11. FREE guided tours are 90 minutes each. Details here.

Spring Break Drop-off Art Activities @ Telfair Museum’s Jepson Center, Savannah.
These one hour programs are offered each day of the week at 10:15 a.m. Advanced registration encouraged but not required; class size is limited to 12 participants. Ages 5-18 years | March 25 – March 29; April 1 – April 5
Details here.

The UpBeats imagiNATION Workshop presents “A Jumpin’ UpBeat Sing-a-Long” , live @ Savannah Country Day School
April 6
Details here.

Wkend Easter Egg Hunts. Details here.

Savannah Riverboat Cruises offers Easter Brunch Cruises with the Easter Bunny & an on-board Easter Egg Hunt, also Easter Dinner Cruises. Details here.

FREE Cherokee Spring Powwow, St. George
Cherokee of Georgia are gathering April 4-6, 2013: Thursday through Saturday for their annual spring powwow at the tribal grounds in St. George.
FREE Admission. FREE parking.
Details here.

Puppet People Spring Break Morning Shows, Savannah
April 1-5
Details here.

Spring Break Art Camp for Ages 5-12, Savannah
9 AM-5 PM April 1-5
Details here.

Dixie chicks: Chick Hatchery at Oglethorpe Mall, Savannah March 27-29. Kids can watch the chicks emerge from their eggs and hold a newly hatched chick. Details here.

FREE Storybook Art with Scribble Art Studio, Savannah.
Southwest Chatham Library
Tuesday, March 26, 4:30 p.m.
Featuring the book “The Princess and the Pea” by H.C. Andersen

Nature Program: Toddler Tuesdays at Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah
The title of this nature program is misleading because it really is suitable for the preschool to kindergarten set.
Details here.

Season opener for Savannah Sand Gnats minor league baseball
April 4 with a second game on April 5
Details here.

Favorite Roadtrips to Kid-Friendly Spots Well-Worth the Drive
Details here.

Tour an active Savannah archaeological site for free, Tues-Sat, March 19-May 11

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

abercornarchaeology, tour an active Savannah archaeological site for FREEYou are invited on a FREE guided tour of an archaeological dig in Savannah. Visit the site where plantations from the 1790s through the 1860s operated and where Civil War activity took place. Watch archaeologists uncover the past. Learn about the exciting history of Savannah.

Free tours are 90 minutes each, Tuesday through Saturday from March 19 through May 11, 2013. Tour times are 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. Reservations for parties of 10 or less are not required. For group reservations of 11 or more, and/or for cutomized group tours (schools etc.), please contact Rita Elliott at relliott@newsouthassoc.com . Archaeology is being conducted by New South Associates

Archeobus hands-on kids' activities in Savannah*Tours March 19-23 2013 will include the fun & interactive Archaeobus, Courtesy of The Society for Georgia Archaeology. 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!

Spring Break Drop-off Art Activities for ages 5 & older @ Telfair’s Jepson Center, Savannah

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Spring Break 2013 Drop-In Activities

Parents wanting to keep their kids active during spring break can bring them by the museum for a daily activity. These one hour programs are offered each day of the week at 10:15 a.m. Advanced registration encouraged but not required; class size is limited to 12 participants. Ages 5-18 years | March 25 – March 29; April 1 – April 5 $20 a class for members and $35 non-members. Please tell them SouthernMamas.com sent you!

Monday: Drawing in the Galleries |

Tuesday: Pixelated Print Making

Wednesday: Simple Motor Sculptures

Thursday: Drawing in the Galleries |

Friday:  Drawing Robots

Contact Kip Bradley for more information at bradleyk@telfair.org  or 912.790.8823

wcwm? (What Can We Make?) Studio Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays | 10 – 2 pm | JC Join us as we open the studios for drop-in visits for all ages. Explore your creative side with inspiring activities utilizing recycled materials, found objects, and traditional art supplies. Free to members or with museum admission

Telfair’s Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W York Street, Savannah,  31401, www.telfair.org Telfair Museums is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Spring Break Drop-off Art Activities @ Telfair Museum’s Jepson Center, Savannah

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Spring Break 2013 Drop-In Activities

Parents wanting to keep their kids active during spring break can bring them by the museum for a daily activity. These one hour programs are offered each day of the week at 10:15 a.m. Advanced registration encouraged but not required; class size is limited to 12 participants. Ages 5-18 years | March 25 – March 29; April 1 – April 5 $20 a class for members and $35 non-members. Please tell them SouthernMamas.com sent you!

Monday: Drawing in the Galleries |

Tuesday: Pixelated Print Making

Wednesday: Simple Motor Sculptures

Thursday: Drawing in the Galleries |

Friday:  Drawing Robots

Contact Kip Bradley for more information at bradleyk@telfair.org  or 912.790.8823

wcwm? (What Can We Make?) Studio Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays | 10 – 2 pm | JC Join us as we open the studios for drop-in visits for all ages. Explore your creative side with inspiring activities utilizing recycled materials, found objects, and traditional art supplies. Free to members or with museum admission

Telfair’s Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W York Street, Savannah,  31401, www.telfair.org Telfair Museums is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Puppet People Spring Break Morning Shows, Savannah

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Puppet People Spring Break 2013 Puppet ShowsAngela Beasley’s Puppet People will do shows for the public during Spring Break 2013, at 10 AM Mon. – Fri. April 1-5. Different shows every day during Spring Break @ Angela Beasley’s Puppet People “The Puppet Place” in Thunderbolt. More details coming soon to the the Puppet People Web site here.

Angela Beasley’s Puppet People “The Puppet Place” in Thunderbolt, 3119 Furber Ave, Savannah, GA 31404, 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.