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Fall 2013 Family Camp Out @ Hunter Cattle Co. Farm, Brooklet, Ga. near Statesboro

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Hunter Cattle Co. Fall 2013 Campout

For more detals about Fall 2013 Family Camp Out @ Hunter Cattle Co., click here. For directions, click here.

Hunter Cattle Co. Farm, 934 Driggers Road, Brooklet, Ga., 30415, www.huntercattle.com tel: 912.823.2333

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FREE live family dinnertime music performances @ Uncle Maddio’s, Savannah

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Uncle Maddio's kid-friendly pizza joint in Savannah

Live Music Every Friday @ Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint in Savannah These are free, kid-friendly performances.

6-9PM Brad Wells Oct 4

6-9PM Nashville Rising Star Amy Taylor Oct 11

6-9PM Keith Gay Country Oct 18

6-9PM Nashville Rising Star Amy Taylor Oct 25

Next generation pizza joint

One step inside this neighborhood pizza joint and guests will be tempted by mouth-watering homemade pizzas, gourmet salads and toasted paninis. Uncle Maddio’s is the next generation pizza joint. With over 47 toppings, 3 crusts, 6 sauces, and 7 cheeses, including vegan and gluten-free pizza options, the possibilities for delicious and healthy pizzas are ENDLESS. You build it, they bake it. Plus, they  have fresh salads made-to-order, toasted paninis, affordable, kid’s sized pizzas.

Fresh facts about Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint in Savannah.

Hormone-Free, Chicken All Natural Angus Steak Made-From-Scratch Secret Recipe Dough and Pizza Sauce Over 20 Gluten Free options including Gluten Free Dough Fresh Local Veggies Handmade Meatballs and Sausages Organic Baby Spinach and Field Greens Homemade Salad Dressings are lower in calories and made with a blend of EVOO

Kids’ Make-Your-Own Pizza Birthday Parties

Have your child’s next birthday party at Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint in Savannah.

What better way to celebrate a birthday than with friends … and pizza, drinks, desserts and party favors? Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint in Savannah has a private room perfect for make-your-own pizza parties. Kids can flip the dough in the air, spread on the sauce and put on their favorite toppings.

Contact Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint in Savannah for details and pricing. Call (912) 777-4479 or email abercorn@unclemaddios.com,

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint, 7805 Abercorn Street #2, Savannah, 31406, (912) 777-4479 email abercorn@unclemaddios.com, On Facebook here. Uncle Maddio’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Celebrate Juliette’s Low’s 153rd Birthday @ the Juliette Low Birthplace, Savannah

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Celebrate Juliette Low's Birthday in SavannahCelebrate Juliette Low’s 153rd Birthday!
10 AM-4 PM Oct. 28-Nov. 3 2013
Juliette Low wrote, “I was born on the night when witches, imps and fairies roamed the earth!”
Tour her childhood home – laugh at her funny antics – be inspired by her courage and impressed by her artistic talent, indomitable spirit and great work, the Girl Scouts.
Visitors in costume (no face masks please!) will receive a $1 ticket discount.

Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace 10 East Oglethorpe Avenue (Corner of Bull and Oglethorpe) Savannah, GA 31401

Details here.

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Fall Mini Sessions by Photography by Julie Anne in Savannah & Richmond Hill

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Photography by Julie Anne Fall Mini Sessions in SavannahAll Southern Mamas are invited to mini sessions with Photography by Julie Anne.

On October 27 from 10-6 sessions will be held at Daffin Park in Savannah. On November 17 from 10-6 sessions will be held at J.F. Gregory Park.

Sessions are $50 and will last approximately 30 minutes each and include a CD with up to 6 images that you choose from a private gallery. Props will be provided.

On November 17, there will be an option for a tea party theme for your session, perfect for your little princess!

These sessions are perfect for your holiday cards!

Visit www.photographybyjulieanne.com , email at Julie@photographybyjulieanne.com  or stop by Photography by Julie Anne’s Facebook page here.

Photography by Julie Anne, 7505 Waters Avenue, Savannah inside the office of Cherished 4D ultrasound; email julie@photographybyjulieanne.com,  (912) 655-9497, www.photographybyjulieanne.com ; On Facebook here.  Photography by Julie Anne is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Acorn Harvest at Wormsloe Historic Site to help start seedling nursery, Savannah

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Acorn Harvest Savannah

ACORNS AREN’T JUST FOR SQUIRRELS!
Saturday, October 12, 4-5:30pm
Wormsloe Historic Site
7601 Skidaway Road
Savannah,GA 31406

Savannah Tree Foundation invites you to collect acorns at the famous Wormsloe Avenue of Oaks.

The acorn harvest and your suggested donation of $10 will help support the founding of a seedling nursery at the Wormsloe Institute for Environmental History. A reception with refreshments in the Wormsloe library will follow the harvest. Bring the family and play a part in keeping living history alive. Enter the main gate, pay State Park admission fee and follow the Savannah Tree Foundation signs for parking.

Call 912~233-TREE(8733) for more details, or visit www.SavannahTree.com

Sketch-Booking for the Family & More Youth Classes at Telfair Museums, Savannah

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Check out the fall art youth art classes offered at Savannah’s Telfair Museums. We are particularly excited about the Sketch-Booking for the family class on Saturdays. We always hear from work-outside-the-home moms begging for more Saturday parent-and-me classes. This Sketch-Booking one is perfect. What a great way to get kids to become more conscious and observant of their surroundings. And after taking the class together, going on sketching outings around Savannah will be an inexpensive and fun adventure families can do together. Details below.

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Crash Course in Portraiture

Ages: Teen – Adult Saturday, Oct 12, 10am-1pm Members $75, Non-members $95

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A great class for anyone that likes to draw but is scared to draw people or just interested in trying. This one day class will explore the basics of drawing Portraits in charcoal. Working from life students will gain an introduction observational measuring and proportion, as well methods for organizing approaches to complex subjects. Emphasis will be placed on creating volume, light, and shape with value, as well as additive and subtractive use of charcoal. All materials provided.
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Sketch-Booking for the Family

Ages: 6 – Adult (1 adult companion per child required) 2 Weeks – Saturday, Oct 26 & Saturday, Nov 2, 10am-12pm Members $100, Non-members $125 per adult and child pair

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This class will meet 2 Saturdays and explore sketch booking as a family activity. In this class we will bind our own sketchbooks, create our own travel watercolor pallet and explore techniques for creating fast plain air sketches in water color. Lesson will include introduction to observational drawing, proper use of materials, and how to for parents looking to engage their children through the arts as well as find some time to do their own sketching. 1 parent/adult per child. All materials included.
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Crash Course Alla Prima Portraits in a Day

Ages: Teen – Adult Saturday, Nov 9, 10am-4pm Members $95, Non-members $120

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This workshop is designed to create a relaxed, fun, informative, yet intense working environment. Learn to use direct fluid and fast painting process with heavy emphasis on the use, value relationships, color, and capturing sense of light. Learn to use the elements that make a painting stronger and exciting: creative use of color & edges, visual movement, paint application/ brushwork, distribution of abstract shapes and strong design. All materials provided.

 

VISIT TELFAIR MUSEUM’S WEBSITE BY CLICKING HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

ONGOING KIDS’ CLASSES:

TODDLER 3RD THURSDAYS

October 17th: Mom and me sketch crawl
November 21: Exploring Spanish culture
December 19: Holiday special
$5 per child; free to adult members or with museum admission
Registration and adult supervision required. Call 790-8823 or click here to register.

WCWM? (What Can We Make?) STUDIO
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays | 1-4 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.

Halloween 2013: Tricks, Treats & Trains @ Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Halloween Kids events in Savannah 2013

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!

 

From 10am-1pm on Saturday, October 26, guests will get to enjoy a ride on Georgia State Railroad Museum’s steam locomotive; trick-or-treat around the beautiful historic Georgia State Railroad Museum in Savannah; and participate in fun Halloween crafts and activities including pumpkin decorating.

Everyone is invited to dress up in Halloween costumes for this exciting event.

Pre-Registration and Pre-Payment are REQUIRED for this event.  Space is limited, so sign up TODAY! (912) 651-6823 or email info@chsgeorgia.org

Tickets are $5 per adult and $10 per child.

Georgia State Railroad Museum, 655 Louisville Road, Savannah, 31401, http://chsgeorgia.org/Railroad-Musuem.html

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Wines & Equines to benefit Horsin’ Around therapeutic horseback riding, Savannah

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Wines and Equines Horsin' Around Savannah Horsin’ Around is a volunteer run, non-profit 501(c)3 organization that provides therapeutic horseback riding to special needs individuals in Southeast Georgia. The group rides on Tuesday and Thursdays evenings. Their next session begins Oct 15, 2013.

READ MY COLUMN ABOUT HORSIN’ AROUND THERAPEUTIC HORSEBACK RIDING BY CLICKING HERE.

Horsin’ Around has two upcoming events that are open to the public:

Oct 26, 2013: 6:30 – 8:30 Wines & Equines at 1032 John Carter Blvd, Bloomingdale, GA. The evening will consist of tasting delicious wine, sampling decadent desserts and a special demonstration from some of our riders as well as a meet and greet with our hoofed friends. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the event. Call 912-667-6721 or email horsinaroundboard@yahoo.com for tickets.

November 9, 2013. Strides to Rides Charity Walk at Lake Mayer. Registration and activities (such as duck pond and face painting) will begin at 11 am and the walk will begin at noon. Pre-registration is $20 or $25 the day of the event. T-shirts and lunch are included with registration. Teams are encouraged and the biggest rider team PRE-REGISTERED (with at least 10 members) gets a free session and the biggest non-rider team PRE-REGISTERED (with at least 10 members) gets a $100 restaurant gift card. Sponsorship is welcomed and needed by Oct 14 to assure advertising.

Horsin’ Around, 1032 John Carter Rd., Bloomingdale, 31302, (912) 748-7917, email horsinaroundboard@yahoo.com, www.horsinaround.org On Facebook here.

School Kids Against Bullying 5K run/walk/roll, Thunderbolt

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Schools Against Bullying SavannahSchool Kids Against Bullying in Savannah is holding a 5K run/walk/roll in Thunderbolt October 5th at the American Legion Post.

Puppet People will be there with one of their puppets, Eugenia Fernwhipple, congratulating the runners as they finish.

Learn more at www.skabkids.com . Pick up Registration forms at Thunderbolt Town Hall, American Legion Post 184, Piggly Wiggy on Skidaway, Coachs Corner and Fleet Feet.

Angela Beasley’s Puppet People, “Making Magical Memories That Last A Lifetime!,  http://puppetpeople.com/, 3119 Furber Ave., Savannah, 31404 Office: 912.355.3366, Cell: 912.508.2266 email angela@puppetpeople.com Puppet People is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

FREE Mammograms and Pap Tests, 10/11, Savannah

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

FREE Mammograms and Pap Tests to be Offered October 11 at Chatham County Health Department Drayton Street Location

WHO: Chatham County Health Department’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Program and St. Joseph’s/Candler Mobile Mammography Program
WHAT: Free mammogram screenings and pap tests
WHEN: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Friday, October 11
WHERE: Chatham County Health Department, 1602 Drayton Street

The Chatham County Health Department’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCP) is partnering with the St. Joseph’s/Candler Mobile Mammography Program to offer free mammograms and pap tests in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The services will be offered at the Chatham County Health Department midtown location at 1602 Drayton Street. BCCP is a program that provides breast and cervical cancer screening to low income, uninsured, or underinsured women. Women who are 40-64 years old are eligible for the program.

Appointments are encouraged but a limited number of walk-ins will be accepted. To make an appointment or for more information on BCCP, call 912-651-3025.

Buddy Walk & Family Fun Festival, 10/5 in Forsyth Park, Savannah

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Savannah Down Syndrome Support Lowcountry Down Syndrome Socity2013 Buddy Walk & Family Fun Festival
When: 10 AM Oct. 5 2013
Where: Forsyth Park
Paula and Jamie Deen will be Grand Marshals
The eighth annual fundraiser benefits the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS). Registration is $12 per person or $40 for a family of four. For more information, contact John or Candy Bogardus at 912-728-8505.

The walk begins at 10 AM. The Family Fun Festival, which starts immediately following the walk, will feature a variety of activities such as face painting, pumpkin painting, the BOO Boutique, bouncy houses, games, music and refreshments and last until 2 PM.
Registration forms for the walk are available online at www.ldssga.org  or sign-up starting at 8:30 AM day of the event. Online registration ends Sunday, September 29th. To learn more, visit www.ldssga.org

The annual walk helps to fund programs such as Camp Buddy Summer Camps and many other services right here in the Lowcountry and Coastal Empire. The walk is held every year at Forsyth Park in Savannah, to promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome and to positively influence local and national policy and practice.

The Buddy Walk welcomes participants of all ages and abilities. Bring your carriage, strollers, wheelchairs, little red wagons and pets.

About the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society: The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) is a support group to benefit people with Down Syndrome and their families through local leadership in support, outreach, education and advocacy. Meetings are held every 4th Tuesday of the month, typically with a guest speaker and social time for families to meet and interact with one another. People are encouraged to bring their children. The group is an affiliate of the National Down Syndrome Society. www.ldssga.org

Dynamic Parenting Series with Parent/Family Coach Patrick Byrd @ Ganesha’s Place yoga studio, Savannah

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Dynamic Parenting Classes in Savannah @ Ganesha's Place

Dynamic Parenting : Parenting with Consciousness series at Ganesha’s Place yoga studio in Savannah. In this fun and interactive presentation, parents will explore four powerful ideas that will eliminate conflict with your children & make parenting fun again.

  • Change & clarify the focus of your parenting.
  • Foster mutually respectful & trusting relationships with your children.
  • Nurture yourself as well as your children to create greater personal harmony.
  • Implement practical tools to access more patience and neutrality.
  • Apply deep listening and communication skills to help your child grow.
  • Reframe parenting conflicts as opportunities for growth, healing & learning.

Deadline to sign up is Oct. 2.  To register or more information email kate@ganeshasplace.com or call (912)665-4199 or visit www.ganeshasplace.com

Ganesha’s Place offers a variety of yoga classes as well as therapeutic classes including yoga for special needs kids, children with autism & restorative yoga for caretakers.

What we love about Ganesha’s Place is that it’s a spot to explore, heal and have fun. Ganesha’s can be a place for the whole family: you’re not required to be athletic or wear special outfits. Yoga therapy at Ganesha’s regulates and improves the balance between health and wellness without the intimidating images of body contortions and “pretzels”.

Keep up with Ganesha’s Place on Facebook here.

Ganesha’s Place, at the corner of Barnard & 40th St. @ 2323 Barnard St., 912-665-4199, http://ganeshasplace.com/ Ganesha’s Place is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Open to the public: Talahi Island Community Center’s 2013 Fall Festival

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Talahi Island Fall 2103 Fest

Receive $50 off Guardian Angels Sitting Service, a babysitting, pet sitting & elderly sitting referral agency in Savannah, Hilton Head Is.

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Savannah Babysitting Services: Guardian Angels Sitting Service

Are you in need of responsible sitters?

Becoming an Annual Member with Guardian Angels Sitting Service has a lot of benefits. Guardian Angels is a licensed, bonded and insured sitting agency with professionally screened sitters.

Receive $50 off now through Oct 28th if you join as an annual member for Babysitting or PetSitting services. Let Guardian Angels watch over what matters most to you!

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Deal on haircuts with paid invoice from Integrity Auto Repair, Savannah

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Kids Haircuts Savannah children's haircuts“Where’s a good place in Savannah for kids’ haircuts?” is a question we get a lot.

Check out The Living Room Salon & Barbering in Savannah. Kids’ cuts from $12.

Even better, bring any paid invoice in from Integrity Auto Repair & get 20% off any service. Don’t forget SouthernMamas.com readers receive a premium oil change  at Integrity Auto Repair w/ a free tire rotation for only $24.95 (tax not included) & will receive 5% off your total bill for regular services.

Don’t want to miss work sitting around in the auto repair waiting room? No worries. Integrity Auto Repair offers a shuttle service for local customers.  Call to make an appointment. 912.777.7030.

“Like” Integrity Auto Repair on Facebook by clicking here to stay updated on their deals & specials.

Integrity Auto Repair – it’s all in the name.

Hours: Mon – Fri: 8 AM – 6 PM Sat: 9 AM- 2 PM

Integrity Auto Repair, 4406 Waters Ave, Savannah, GA 31404, 912.777.7030, www.integrityonwaters.com  On Facebook here.

Holiday Farms Great Pumpkin Patch Open Oct. 1-31, Ridgeland, S.C.

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Pumpkin Patch Farms near Savannah Holiday Farms 5th annual THE GREAT PUMPKN PATCH at Holiday Farms opens October 1st, 2012!

Spend a day on Holiday Farms enjoying: Bounce house, Haytona Speedway, Duck Race, Cow Milking, Steer Roping, Corn Grinding, Barnyard Zoo, and of course a hayride to the pumpkin patch. And our personal favorite, Pigtucky Derby (pig races)!

Pig Race Schedule:
Monday – Thursday 11 am and 1 pm
Friday – Saturday 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm

For more details, check Holiday Farms  website by clicking here.

Holiday Farms pumpkin patch near SavannahOpen Oct 1-31st 2013.  Monday-Thursday 9am to 2pm and Friday-Saturday 9am to dark with the last hayride leaving at 6pm. Closed Sundays. Great fall field trip for churches, schools, daycares, scouts, etc.

Reservations now being taken for groups and field trips. Concessions and entertainment available on Saturdays only.

MILITARY DAY★ All active military, spouse, and children invited to attend this special day. Sat. Oct. 5, from 9am til 6 pm.  Special live music and concessions. HALF PRICE admission with military ID.

Stay connected about other events at Holiday Farms by liking their Facebook page here.

Holiday Farms, 10884 Grays Hwy, Ridgeland, S.C. 29936, tel (843) 726-5527, email holidayfarms@yahoo.com, www.holidayfarmssc.com