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All remaining dates in April 2013 are now 30% off @ Cabins For You Smoky Mountain Cabins

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Cabins For You – a family-owned, professionally managed cabin rental company providing mountain cabins in the Smoky Mountain for all different budgets and needs – is offering this Spring special: all remaining dates in April are now 30% off

Please call 1.800.684.7865 for more info. Begin browsing and call Cabins For You now to make your reservation! http://www.cabinsforyou.com

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Gear up for the grads with Big Frog Custom T-shirts of Savannah

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Big Frog Custom T-shirts Savannah

Gear up for the grads with apparel from Big Frog Custom T-shirts Savannah.

Big Frog® specializes in custom, quality t-shirts and garments. It utilizes a technique that dyes the fabric directly, so it will not crack, separate, or peel. The garment will always be soft. The print will last as long as the garment.

During April, buy any 4 items & get one free.

Big Frog® offers:
No Minimums.
No Set Up Charges
No Artwork Fees
Eco-friendly Printing
100% Satisfaction
24 Hour Turnaround! (on in-stock items)

“Like” Big Frog Custom T-shirts Savannah on Facebook here.

Big Frog Custom T-shirts Savannah, 1909 E Victory Dr, Ste 101 Savannah, 31404, tel: (912) 354-7714, www.bigfrog.com/savannah On Facebook here. Big Frog Custom T-shirts Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Bravo Savannah Arts Academy named 4th best high school in Georgia

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Savannah Arts Academy Named 4th Best High School in Georgia Congratulations Savannah Arts Academy, which was ranked 4th best high school in Georgia in U.S. News and World Report Education 2013 Best High Schools. See it here.

Top Ranked GA Schools       

To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.

#1Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology, Lawrenceville, Ga.
#2DeKalb School of the Arts, Avondale Estates, Ga.
#3 Davidson Fine Arts, Augusta, Ga.
#4Savannah Arts Academy, 500 Washington Ave. Savannah 31405
#5Columbus High School, Columbus Ga.
#6Chamblee Charter High School, Atlanta, Ga.
#7Lassiter High School, Marietta, Ga.
#8Norcross High School, Norcross, Ga.
#9Duluth High School, Duluth, Ga.
#10Parkview High School, Lilburn, Ga.

See the full list here.

Only 18 Summers, Make This One Count! Up to 30% Disney discount

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Disney Summer 2013 Room Discount Our little ones don’t stay little for long, and with only 18 summers to make lifelong memories, what are your plans for this summer?

Maybe a family trip to Walt Disney World? For a limited time you can SAVE UP TO 30% on your resort stay at Disney this summer.

This promotion is available at select hotels and stays most nights from June 13 to August 13, 2013. And when you add a minimum 4-day Magic Your Way Ticket to make it a package, you’ll get a discount on your tickets too!

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 June 14th 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 Tara McCoy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Savannah Summer Camps 2013 @ Maggie’s Morning School for toddlers to 2nd graders

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Savannah Summer Camps 2013 @ Maggie's Morning School for toddlers to 2nd gradersFor over 30 years, Maggie’s Morning School has offered a hands-on, creative and child centered environment.

Give your child the gift of an active and fun-filled summer.

Topical weekly themes invite toddlers, pre-schoolers & younger elementary children to enjoy arts and crafts, music & movement, group games, story time, cooking and science, water and sensory play, dramatic play themes, and much more! The Ice Cream Truck visits every Friday. School agers will have weekly field trips. The goal is to provide each child with a safe, happy, play based childhood where they can invent, explore, and create. Come visit this NAEYC accredited school and see for yourself why Maggie’s Morning School is “The Creative Alternative. Learn more or register by clicking here.

Summer Schedules/Classes

Dates: June 3 – August 9

Choose from 2, 3, or 5 half or full days options. Choose one week or all ten

Hours:
7:30 – 6:00 full day
9:00 – 1:00 half day

Toddlers (18 months by Sept. 1) and Twos – Our Toddlers and Twos are gaining independence and want to try new activities. Your child will gain self-help and social skills while enjoying arts and crafts, books and music, puzzles and games, dancing, water and sensory play, and much more!

Preschool (3’s and 4’s)
Our preschoolers are all about making friends and creative play! We’ll have lots of fun with arts and crafts, sensory and water play, puppets, science, puzzles and games, music and movement, cooking, blocks and dramatic play, special visitors and much more.

School–Agers (Entering Kindergarten – Entering 2nd grade)
What fun we have planned! Creative and open ended play in all interest centers with lots of hands on BIG art, crafts, water and sensory activities, blocks and LEGOS, dramatic play, science experiments, table games, special visitors, and weekly field trips!

Fees
1 time registration fee:
Half Day $25.00
Full Day $50.00

Half Day Option Fees:
2 day $50.00 week
3 day $70.00 week
5 day $95.00 week

Full day option fees
2 day $60.00 week
3 day $85.00 week
5 day $130.00 week

Learn more or register by clicking here.

Call (912) 352-8404 or (912) 352-8065 for more info or click here. Tell them SouthernMamas.com sent you!

Stay connected by “liking” Maggie’s Morning School on Facebook here.

Maggie’s Morning School, 6610 Abercorn St., Savannah, 31405, www.maggiesmorningschool.org,  On Facebook here. (912) 352-8404, (912) 352-8065 Maggie’s Morning School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Summer Pottery Camp for Kids at Savannah’s Clay Spot

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Kids' Summer 2013 Pottery Camps at Savannah's Clay Spot

Kids ages 4-16 will have a blast creating in clay at Savannah’s Clay Spot Summer Pottery Camps. Fun themes will revolve around making projects both on and off the wheel. Kid’s will create special works of art that will last a lifetime.

June/July/Aug 2013 weekly camps Mon-Friday 9-12 noon

For more info click here or call Lisa Bradley- 912-509-4647

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

Urgent Care 24/7 FOUR locations in the Savannah area provide adult & pediatric medical care 24 hrs, 7 days a wk

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

24 Hour Medical Care in Savannah, Sandfly, Pooler & Tybee Urgent Care 24/7 is here for you & your family, offering complete medical care when you need it, where you need it.

Life is 24/7 and so is Urgent Care 24/7.

Urgent Care 24/7 FOUR locations in the Savannah area are full-service urgent care centers providing adult and pediatric medical care 24 hours a day 7 days a week. When you or a loved one need prompt medical attention, Urgent Care 24/7 are available with a compassionate and well-trained staff.

Extremely reasonable rates.

No insurance of any kind accepted. However, Urgent Care 24/7 provides you with all the information you need to file your claim with your insurance company.

Urgent Care has FOUR locations in the Savannah area:
* Historic Savannah, 144 Lincoln St., Savannah, 31401
* Tybee Island, 602 1st St., Suite A, Tybee Is. 31328
* Sandfly, 7400 Skidaway Road, Suite B, Savannah, 31406
* Pooler, 9 Mill Creek Circle, Suite A-1, Pooler,  31322

Urgent Care 24/7 Savannah, (912) 234-CARE (2273) email info@urgentcare247.com , www.urgentcare247.com  On Facebook here. Urgent Care 24/7 is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Watch Marsh Tacky Horse Races on Daufuskie Is. beach, April 27

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Marsh Tacky Horse Races 2013 Daufuskie Is.You’re invited to the 5th Annual Marsh Tacky Horse Races, Sat April 27, on the beaches of Daufuskie Island, located across from Hilton Head Is.

Horses and riders will compete for infinite bragging rights from 2-4pm in front of the Melrose Beach Club.

Additional events include a Meet-n-Greet the Horses and Breakfast Buffet at the Sportsman’s Lodge inside Melrose Equestrian Center from 8:00 – 11:00am, then make sure to cheer on your favorite horse during the procession to the race grounds beginning at 1pm from Melrose Equestrian Center.

There will also be the Tacky Hat Contest during race intermission at 2:45-3:15.

Throughout the day, there will be food and drink specials, a selection of Daufuskie Island artisans’ work and merchandise for sale, entertainment and more. Approved transportation shuttles will run from Freeport and Melrose Marinas to the event grounds throughout the day. Once inside Melrose Resort gates, island traffic and parking will be designated for golf carts and approved, licensed and insured motorized vehicles only. Dogs must be on a leash at all times. Beach chairs and coolers with items in non-glass containers are welcome.

More info here.

By partnering with Savannah’s Women In Business Expo, your organization will receive $5 off every ticket sold

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Savannah's Women in Business Expo Fundraising, Promotional OfferBack by popular demand for Savannah’s Women In Business Expo‘s wonderful partners, groups and organizations: have your business name on event flyers, the event’s website & the Comcast May commercial.

By partnering with Savannah’s Women In Business Expo event, your organization will receive $5 off every ticket sold. More info by clicking here.

Great fundraiser & makes it easier for attendees to purchase tickets at your business or from your group. Share with your friends.

Contact Savannah’s Women In Business Expo at womeninbusinessexpo@yahoo.com

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.

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.
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St. Andrew’s School in Savannah named one of top challenging U.S. schools

Friday, April 19th, 2013

St. Andrew's only Savannah private school named one of most challenging schools in the U.S.Congratulations St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island for recently receiving recognition as one of the most challenging high schools in the nation.

This marks the second year in a row for the Savannah private school to receive the honor. The Washington Post’s Jay Mathews has been ranking the most challenging schools in the country for 15 years.

“I’m thrilled that St. Andrew’s is again being recognized for one of our distinguishing characteristics–that we provide a challenging curriculum to all of our students while giving them the individual attention and supportive environment they need to help them meet that challenge,” said Sara Rubinstein, Upper School Head. “Through making our International Baccalaureate program accessible to all students, not just the top 2% of any class, we fulfill our promise to give each St. Andrew’s student the high quality learning environment our families expect and deserve.”

St. Andrew’s is the only private school in Georgia to be recognized on the most challenging list.

View the Post’s challenging high schools list by clicking here.

St. Andrew’s is an independent International Baccalaureate World School committed to being a leader in 21st Century teaching and learning, which includes a curricular focus on creativity, communication, critical thinking, collaboration, and character. For more information on the Pre-K 3 through Grade Twelve school, visit www.saintschool.com  or call 912.897.4941.

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Road, Savannah, 31410, www.saintschool.com St. Andrew’s School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Stroller Strides parent & child workouts offered indoors or outdoors during this buggy season, Savannah & Richmond Hill

Friday, April 19th, 2013
Stroller Strides Savannah indoor workouts 2013 in Richmond HillGnats getting to you, but still want to enjoy the beautiful weather? Stroller Strides of Savannah has the perfect solution.
You can now pick to workout with your babies at an indoor or outdoor location. Many of our parents attend classes at both locations and so can you! Come join us, get fit, make great friends and show your kids how much fun workiing out can be! Your first class is FREE.
Temporary Schedule Change:
JF Gregory Park, Richmond Hill at 9:30 am
Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays
The Savannah Mall  at 9 am
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays
Evening Class
Tuesdays at 5:30 at JF Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
( This way you can also enjoy the awesome Richmond Hill Farmers Market)

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

37th Annual Savannah Scottish Games 2013

Friday, April 19th, 2013

Savannah Scottish Games 2013You’re invited to the 37th Annual Savannah Scottish Games
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sat. May 11, 2013
@ Bethesda Home for Boys, 9520 Ferguson Avenue
912.233.6017
Bring your family and friends out for a day of Scottish cultural heritage, food, entertainment, shopping, highland dancing, piping, heavy athletic competitions and children’s activities.
Gates open at 9:00 with opening ceremonies at 12 noon
The Savannah Games are the 4th oldest Scottish games in the Southeastern United States. The Games allow the visitor to enjoy the sounds, tastes, and visual images that Highlanders experienced as early as 100 AD. Come join a grand celebration of Scottish culture with competition, entertainment, shopping, activities, and refreshments for the entire family!
Schedule of events here.

Adults – $10 in advance & $12 at the gate
Children 11 – 17 – $5
Children 10 and under – free
Military with ID – $8

Buy 2, Get 1 Free Sale on Sunny Patch Melissa & Doug items @ Barnett Educational Supplies, Savannah

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Buy 1 Get 1 Sunny Patch Melissa & Doug items at Barnett Educational Supplies, Savannah Barnett Educational Supplies in Savannah is having a  “Sunny Patch Melissa and Doug” sale during April! It is buy 2 get 1 free!

This sale runs until the end of April! Umbrellas, beach chairs, water toys, buckets and beach bags!

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.

FREE Play Streets family & health festival in Savannah & attempt at hopscotching world record

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

April 28, 2013 Chalk Sports Ciclovia Play StreetJoin Well FED magazine & many other local non profits and organizations at Play Streets Sun. April 28 and help attempt a world record at most people simultaneously hopscotching!

Well FED is shutting down Lincoln Street from Henry to Gaston in downtown Savannah for the first in a series of FREE unique family and health oriented events! More info here.

Sunday, April 28, 2013 Chalk Sports Ciclovia Play Street
Time: 2pm-5pm
Where: Lincoln Street Corridor

Bring your kids, family, and friends to enjoy:

Live Music from Local Musicians
Shopping from tons of Farmers’ Market vendors
Art exhibit and activities
Children’s Bicycle Games
Chalk Poetry
Healthy Cooking Demos from local chefs
Bicycle Repairs

And last but not least, join Well FED in an attempt to break the World Record for most people simultaneously HOPSCOTCHING. The goal is to have as many as 400 people hopscotch their way into the Guiness Book of World Records

So get out and get active!

Volunteers are needed to help make this happen so please contact Well FED if you would like to help in some way!! Please contact Well FED at 912.480.4345 or email info@wellfedsavannah.com  or visit their website by clicking here.

You’re invited: Sunday Supper in the Strawberry Patch, Savannah

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Sunday Supper in the Strawberry Patch Savannah Friends of the Coastal Gardens presents their 19th annual, “Sunday Supper in the Strawberry Patch” Sunday April 28 from 5-7pm @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, 2 Canebrake Road, Savannah, 31419

Garden tours begin at 4pm followed by a delicious, traditional Sunday supper, silent auction, door prizes and entertainment. 25.00 per person. Checks can be made payable to “Friends of the Coastal Gardens” Please RSVP by April 25, (912) 921-5460. More info here.

Side note: According to the Coastal Georgia Botanical Facebook page, their pick-your-own strawberry fields are closed until Monday (April 22) at 9 am AT THE EARLIEST. Strawberries are you-pick only, sold at $2.00/lb. Regular picking hours are Monday through Saturdays, 9 am to 4 pm. Keep in mind, the field often closes before 4 pm when there are no more ripe strawberries left. It’s always wise to call ahead to ensure there are ripe berries on the day of a planned visit, (912) 921-5460. There is no strawberry picking on Sundays.

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, 2 Canebrake Road, Savannah, 31419, www.coastalgeorgiabg.org

Girls’ Night Out at The Melting Pot of Savannah

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Girls' Night Out at The Melting Pot of SavannahThe Melting Pot of Savannah is a great place to get together with girlfriends for a fabulous, fondue dinner.

Stay connected with The Melting Pot of Savannah on Facebook here and on Twitter here.

The Melting Pot, 232 E. Broughton St. Savannah, Ga 31401 tel: 912-349-5676 for reservations, www.meltingpot.com/savannah