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2014 Photo Contest – Cabins For You

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Cabin rental Smoky MountainsHere’s a chance to win some fabulous prizes – including a $750 Cabins For You gift certificate – just by entering your favorite photograph of the Smoky Mountains in the annual Cabins For You photo contest.

Here is how you enter: Visit (website) http://cabinsforyou.com/contest.php

  • Fill out all contact information and required fields.
  • Attach your picture.
  • Add a caption.
  • Hit “Enter Contest” and you’re finished!

Only one entry per person please. Entries will be processed automatically and will be added to the “2014 Photo Contest” gallery on Cabins for You website, www.cabinsforyou.com.  Organizers will try and process your photo within 24-48 hours. Submissions via Cabins for You Facebook wall will not be considered for eligibility. You must enter via the link above to be eligible.

After submitting your photo, you will have the option to send messages to your friends. You can also share your submission on your own Facebook wall or e-mail the link to family members. Recruit all of the clicking fingers you can to help you get your photo to the top spot. The number of “likes” each photo receives will help select the winner, so every vote counts.

This is what Cabins for You is looking for: your best picture showcasing the character of Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Children playing in the creek, elk grazing in the Cades Cove, and a foggy sunrise are great examples of pictures that we love to see. You can submit any picture that was taken in the Great Smoky Mountains!

To get an idea of pictures Cabins for You loves, have a look at the 2013 Photo Contest Winners.

A picture is worth a thousand words, so choose a picture that best represents your Smoky Mountain story.

The winners of this photo contest will be determined by two ways:

  • By the number of “likes” their photo receives in the gallery.
  • The Cabins For You staff’s favorite picks.

Prizes will be awarded for the top four photographs. Prizes are:
Grand Prize: $750 Cabins For You Gift Card & and prizes in cabin upon arrival.
“Scenery & Animal in the Smokies” Category: $400 Cabins For You Gift Card
“People in the Smokies” Category: $400 Cabins For You Gift Card
“Miscellaneous Smoky Mountain Photos” Category: $400 Cabins For You Gift Card.

Contest submissions must be made by March 3, 2014. Cabins For You reserves the right to change rules, prizes, and processes of this contest at any time. Winners will be announced by March 17, 2014. Make sure you check out our Official Rules for all information.

Cabins For You, www.cabinsforyou.com , emailbrittani@cabinsforyou.com , 1-800-684-7865  Cabins For You is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Georgia Day characters/costumes/decorations available @ Barnett Educational Supplies, Savannah

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

 

The FREE Georgia Day Parade in Savannah is Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 10:30 a.m. along Bull Street from Forsyth Park to City Hall.

If your little ones are marching through downtown Savannah in the Georgia Day parade or just celebrating at their schools, Barnett Educational Supplies in Savannah has the goods for Georgia Day!

Barnett Educational Supplies has Colonial Soldier, Ben Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, Colonial Girl and Boy, Pilgrim Girl, Gen. Robert E. Lee, Historic Dresses, Native American Warriors, Native American Boys and Girls and Native American Princess Costumes.

Georgia Day Parade, Wed Feb. 19

Thousands of costumed local elementary school children march behind their hand-made banners in commemoration of Georgia’s founding in 1733. A colorful parade of students- musicians- local dignitaries- and costumed characters is preceded by a military color guard and marching band. Beginning at Forsyth Park @ 10:30 Am Wed Feb. 19 2014 and continuing around all five squares of Bull Street- the procession culminates with a program in front of City Hall @  2 E. Bay St., Savannah,  31402 FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Details on the parade here.

Shop Local, Shop Barnett!

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

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

Online registration for Kindermusik parent-&-me classes in Savannah for ages 0-3

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

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Savannah KINDERMUSIK WITH 88 KEYS PIANO  are underway for February.

Classes for 2’s & 3’s: 0’s & 1’s! Kindermusik Monday morning classes are bursting with movement, joy & music, but there’s still ROOM FOR YOU!

Join next week for International “We love Kindermusik wk” – prizes, giveaways, coloring contests & a special community project called “Tops and Bottoms”!  Bring in baby tops (hats, caps, etc.) and bottoms (diapers) & Kindermusik will donate items to The Living Vine maternity home in Savannah. Don’t forget: free trial class.

For more info, visit www.88keysga.com or call 912.988.KEYS (5397) to set up a free visit.

Enrollment is ongoing, so it’s never too late to join us for Kindermusik….where a good beginning never ends.”

Classes are 9:30am for 0’s and 1’s, and 10:20am for 2’s and 3’s on Mondays, starting up next week!. Themes will be “Lil Red Caboose” and Go, Go, Go!”, so if you have a little one that loves music and always seems to be on the go, this is a perfect month to join Kindermusik!

Online enrollment is available now at www.88keysga.com  or call 912-988-KEYS (5397).

Stay connected by signing up for Kindermusik’s e-mail list (visit www.88keysga.com  – click on the Kindermusik link)

Kindermusik Savannah, email music@88keysga.com,  912.988.KEYS (5397), www.88keysga.com then click on Kindermusik link, Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Telfair Museum’s Jepson Center, Savannah

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Free kids activities in Savannah

Saturdays (once a month) | 1-4 pm at Telfair Museums

Family Days are fun, educational and FREE! Enjoy hands on art projects, gallery exploration activities, story time and much more designed specifically for the entire family! Create DIY masterpieces, play art detective, or explore the ArtZeum, an interactive arts space. With gallery activities on our mobile Art Cart, everyone can get in on the art and the action. Each month will feature a different theme based on the museum’s changing exhibitions. Stop by a little while or stay for the entire afternoon-it’s all FREE. Come see what the fun is all about! More details here.

Find out upcoming themes & dates of FREE Family days by clicking here.

Website: Telfair.org Phone: 912.790.8800
Family Days are offered one Saturday each month from 1 to 4 p.m., offering free hands-on activities designed to be fun and educational. Kids can create their own masterpieces, play art detective and enjoy activities for all ages.

ABOUT TELFAIR MUSEUMS

Jepson Center hours: Sunday & Monday 12–5 pm; Tuesday & Wednesday 10 am–5 pm; Thursday 10 am–8 pm; Friday & Saturday 10 am–5 pm
Telfair Academy hours: Sunday 1–5 pm; Monday 12–5 pm; Tuesday–Saturday 10 am–5 pm
Owens-Thomas House hours: Sunday 1–5 pm; Monday 12–5 pm; Tuesday–Saturday 10 am–5 pm (guided tours only – last tour leaves at 4:30 pm)

For more information: 912.790.8802 or visit www.telfair.org .

Jepson Center – 207 W. York Street
Telfair Academy – 121 Barnard Street
Owens-Thomas House – 124 Abercorn Street

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

FREE kids’ hunts for shark teeth, Megalodon teeth & other fossilized finds, Port Royal, S.C.

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Shark Tooth Fairy Beaufort SCShark tooth hunts are so cool & totally worth the roadtrip to Port Poyal, near Beaufort, S.C.

The Shark Tooth Fairy, Mike Harris, regularly invites kids to come to The Sands beach in Port Royal to look for shark teeth, Megalodon teeth and other fossilized finds. These kid-friendly hunts are held every couple of months throughout the year.

The Shark Tooth Fairy  spreads out over 100 pounds of shark teeth over the beach before kids arrive. Info on The Sands in Port Royal, S.C. near Beaufort here.

Read about The Shark Tooth Fairy & the public shark-tooth beach hunts by clicking here.

Find out when the next shark tooth hunt will be by ‘liking” the Shark Tooth Fairy & his pup Captain Morgan on Facebook here. 

(Make a day of it and pair your visit with a trip to the lighthouse at Hunting Island near Beaufort.  Info on Hunting Island here.)

Frozen Sing-Along in theaters in Savannah, Pooler, Bluffton & Hilton Head Is.

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Sing “Let It Go” along with Elsa and prepare yourself for the Frozen Sing Along playing in theaters in Savannah, Pooler, Bluffton & Hilton Head Is. Watch a clip of this new sing-along version by clicking here.

Sing along to your favorite songs in an all new sing along version of Disney’s Oscar nominated, Golden Globe winning big screen adventure, “Frozen”

The special Sing-Along version of Frozen is playing in some Savannah/Pooler/Bluffton/Hilton Head Is. theatres.

Get showtimes & tickets here: http://di.sn/iVu

Movie info:
1 hr 48 min
PG |  Some action and mild rude humor

SEE OUR PICKS FOR BEST CHILDREN’S ANIMATED MOVIES ON OUR NEW SOUTHERNMAMAS.COM YOUTUBE CHANNEL BY CLICKING HERE.

Savannah Snow Day Giveaway: 24 Valentines’ Minibox from Gigi’s Cupcakes, Savannah

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

 

UPDATE: Winner is Julie Lee Shurling!!!!

Let’s celebrate this Savannah Snow Day 2014 & prepare for Valentine’s Day at the same time.  Win a Gigi’s Cupcakes of Savannah Valentine’s assorted mini box (24 cupcakes).

gigi's cupcakes valentines savannah To enter to win, “like” Gigi’s Cupcakes of Savannah by clicking here. Then please share how you’re spending your historic Savannah Snow Day 2014 today (1/29) either at home snuggling with your kids, trying to get to work (hope not!) or playing outside in what we hope will be snow. Feel free to post a picture of your snow day. Don’t forget to say that SouthernMamas.com sent you!

Deadline to enter 9 PM Feb. 4 2014. We’ll pick the best Snow Day comment or photo. We’ll announce the winner here & on our SouthernMamas.com Facebook page.

Gigi’s Cupcakes only asks that the winner please not redeem her win on Valentine’s Day itself – which is one crazy busy day at Gigi’s. The winner can redeem the 24 mini box anytime during month of February.

You can order cupcakes online at www.gigiscupcakesusa.com/orderahead Valentines minibox cost: 12 for $20 or 24 for $39.

Gigi’s Cupcakes of Savannah is at 5521 Abercorn St., next to Petite Feet and across from the Publix Twelve Oaks Shopping Center.

Gigi’s Cupcakes of Savannah, 5521 Abercorn St, Suite 100, 912.349.2778 or email savannahga@gigiscupcakesusa.com , www.gigiscupcakesusa.com/savannahgeorgia. On Facebook here. Gigi’s Cupcakes of Savannah is a SouthernMamas advertiser.

Chatterbox Pediatric Therapy offers speech, occupational, physical therapy for children in Savannah/Pooler

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Chatterbox Pediatric TherapyChatterbox Pediatric Therapy LLC – a pediatric therapy clinic serving the Savannah and Pooler – offers speech, occupational and physical therapy services for children in the Savannah/Pooler area. Chatterbox Pediatric’s therapists are dedicated to providing children, families and physicians with the highest quality services available.

The therapists at Chatterbox Pediatric Therapy have a true appreciation for the demanding schedules that parents of all children face day-to-day, especially those with special needs. The clinic aims to be as flexible and accommodating to parents as possible when scheduling therapy. Chatterbox Pediatric Therapy, LLC is a Medicaid Provider and makes every effort to assist families in getting the financial assistance that they need.

Stay connected with Chatterbox Pediatric Therapy by liking their Facebook page here.

Chatterbox Pediatric Therapy, www.chatterboxpeds.com, 110 Pipemakers Circle, Suite 115 Pooler, Ga  31322 912-988-1526, email info@chatterboxpeds.com Chatterbox Pediatric Therapy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Girls Engineer It Day for students in grades 6-12, teachers & parents, Savannah (Feb. 1)

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Girls Engineer It Day in Savannah 2014Attention parents of future women engineers!

Don’t miss this Saturday’s Girls Engineer It! Day in Savannah, sponsored by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).

Open to sixth- to 12th-grade students, as well as teachers & parents, Girls Engineer It! is focused on teaching hands-on STEM activities to introduce students to an Engineering/STEM career path.

Girls Engineer It Day
1-5:30PM Sat. February 1, 2014
at Woodville Tompkins Career High School, 151 Coach Joe Turner St, Garden City, Ga 31408.
To register and for more information, go to the SWE Facebook Page by clicking here.

Engineering is fun. Let these engineers prove it to your kids!

Students will go through 3 activities focused on different kinds of engineering taught by local technologists. The day starts with a STEM Expo which are small activities provided by local companies, surrounding universities and professional organizations. Then they will break the students into groups to begin the 3 (1 hr a piece) activities.

While the students are learning, there will be a separate event for the adults. Organizers will educate adults on everything they might need to keep the students interested in STEM, college prep, financial aid, and even community opportunities for internships. Adults will also learn their own STEM activity that they will be able to take home to teach the students what they learned.

Cost of $5 a student. The event is limited to 200 students (100 middle and 100 high school). THIS EVENT SELLS OUT EVERY YEAR. Questions? Email geid@swe.org . More info here.

Daily Kids’ Programs @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Kids spots in Savannah: Savannah children's Museum

Looking for a fun place to play & learn with the kids this week?

Check out Savannah Children’s Museum, next to Georgia State Railroad Museum. The museum offers daily kids’ activities Tuesdays-Sundays, weather permitting.

Savannah Children’s Museum is opening in 2 phases. Exploration Station is phase 1 and is a unique 1 acre, 2 level outdoor exhibit area set in the ruins of a Central of Georgia Railroad building.

SCHOOL YEAR HOURS:
From August 31st, 2013 until June 1 2014, Savannah Children’s Museum will be open 10am-4pm Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-4pm on Sundays. Closed Mondays. SCM will be open on most “Holiday Mondays” including (Feb. 17 2014) when Savannah Chatham County Schools are not in session. Summer hours start in June.

ADMISSION COST:
$7.50 per person ages
1 and older or
Take the Leap and purchase a 1 year Family Membership! Membership info here.

Daily programming subject to change.

Friday 1/31 (Open 10-4)
12:30 PM: Story Time: (a classic read-aloud program for children of all ages. The books read during each story time will be chosen based on the ages of children participating)

Saturday 2/1 programs (Open 10-4)
11 AM: Family Fitness (Brings the whole family together to learn about nutrition, health, and fitness in a fun and engaging way. This program is designed for children and adults to be participating together for maximum FUN and learning)
1 PM: Super Science (This is an experiment based science program that will introduce children to interesting science concepts through REALLY COOL investigations! This program is generally appropriate for ages 4-12.)
2 PM: Awesome Art (This goes beyond crafts to teach about different medias, artists, and techniques in a child friendly way. This program is generally appropriate for ages 4-12.)
3 PM: Story Time (a classic read-aloud program for children of all ages. The books read during each story time will be chosen based on the ages of children participating)

Sunday 2/2 programs (Open 11-4)
1 PM Wild about Reading! (a literacy based program that will include a read-aloud along with book based activities such as crafts, puppets, children’s theater, early reading skills, early writing skills etc. On Sundays, this program is for school age (ages 5-10).
3 PM Wonderful World of Recycling (introduces children to eco-friendly ideas and practices as well as nature-based education. This program is generally appropriate for ages 4-12)

Tuesday 2/4 programs (Open 10-4)
12:30 PM Story Time (a classic read-aloud program for children of all ages. The books read during each story time will be chosen based on the ages of children participating)

Wednesday 2/5 programs (Open 10-4)
2 PM Story Time (a classic read-aloud program for children of all ages. The books read during each story time will be chosen based on the ages of children participating)

Thursday 2/6 programs (Open 10-4)
11 AM Toddler Art ( program specifically geared to introduce toddler age children to new art-focused experiences that are highly sensory. This program is generally appropriate for ages 2-4.)

Friday 2/7 programs (Open 10-4)
12:30 PM Story Time (a classic read-aloud program for children of all ages. The books read during each story time will be chosen based on the ages of children participating)

Saturday 2/8 programs (Open 10-4)
11 AM: Family Fitness (Brings the whole family together to learn about nutrition, health, and fitness in a fun and engaging way. This program is designed for children and adults to be participating together for maximum FUN and learning)
1 PM: Super Science (This is an experiment based science program that will introduce children to interesting science concepts through REALLY COOL investigations! This program is generally appropriate for ages 4-12.)
2 PM: Awesome Art (This goes beyond crafts to teach about different medias, artists, and techniques in a child friendly way. This program is generally appropriate for ages 4-12.)
3 PM: Story Time (a classic read-aloud program for children of all ages. The books read during each story time will be chosen based on the ages of children participating)

Sunday 2/9 Super Museum Sunday FREE ADMISSION
There will be no regularly scheduled daily programming on February 9 at Savannah Children’s Museum, as it is Super Museum Sunday. Admission is free to all of the CHS sites. If you choose to come to Savannah Children’s Museum on Super Museum Sunday, you will be given a (first come, first served) 30 minute window of play and exploration in order to accomodate all of guests.

Stay connected with Savannah Children’s Museum by liking their Facebook page here.

Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, 31401, (912) 651-4292, email info@savannahchildrensmuseum.org, www.savannahchildrensmuseum.org Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Gulfstream Appreciation Day: Free Chair Massages, Wine & Cheese Bar @ Dr. Ranicki’s Creating Wellness Center, Pooler

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Ranicki Creating Wellness Center Savannah PoolerDr. Ranicki’s Creating Wellness Center would like to invite all Gulfstream Employees and their family members to an Appreciation Day on Wednesday Feb. 5th from 4:30-6:30.

RSVP at 912-376-1506.

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/658333747546398/

Ranicki Chiropractic Wellness Center, a wellness center at heart located in Pooler & serving greater Savannah, 1147 US Highway 80 West, Pooler, Ga 31322, (912) 376-1506, email: info@RanickiChiropractic.com , www.RanickiChiropractic.com  Ranicki Chiropractic Wellness Center is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Children’s Books: Let’s Play Football app & book for Super Bowl Season

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Let's Play Football book for childrenClueless about the sport that’s about to overtake your house this Super Bowl Sunday? We here at SouthernMamas.com have been watching football for longer than we care to admit without really understand all the intricacies and rules of the pigskin pastime.  Which is why we’re thrilled about the new hardcover book for kids “Let’s Play Football” by Jon Richter.

Written by a real-world father and son team, the book explains football in a fun way & has gorgeous illustrations. In the story, the “Lions vs. the Bears” (real lions, real bears) take readers from training camp through the AFL (Animal Football League) Championship game. Perfect for ages 2-7 years old.

There’s even a glossary at the back to help kids remember football terminology and a FREE Let’s Play Football book-app available in the iTunes app store. The app is narrated by ESPN Monday Night Football Analyst Ron Jaworski with help from Philadelphia Eagles Merrill Reese.

Thanks to this lively read, while watching the Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos this Sunday, your kids (and you) will have much more of clue.

Available direct from www.letsplay-football.com or through Amazon here. For more info, click here or email info@letsplay-football.com

Stay connected by liking Let’s Play Football on Facebook here.

WATCH THE VIDEO TRAILER (featuring the voice of the Eagles Merrill Reese) by clicking here.
DOWNLOAD THE FREE BOOK-APP (featuring NFL Analyst Ron Jaworski) from the iTunes store by clicking here.
BUY THE HARDCOVER BOOK from either Amazon or from the book site HERE.

Saturday Kids’ Art Workshops presented by Scribble Art Studio & Blick Art Materials, Savannah

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Scribble Art Studio Saturday Workshops 2014

Scribble Art Studio is back with a new line-up of Blick Art Materials – Savannah Saturday Workshops starting this Sat. Feb. 1 @ Dick Blick Savannah, 318 E. Broughton St. Savannah, 31401. For ages 6 & older.  1-2:30 PM. Cost: $25.

See a complete list of workshops available here.

Last minute or same day sign ups please call 912-713-7376 to ensure workshop availability!

To learn more about Scribble’s art classes & children’s birthdays in Pooler & Savannah, click here or call 912-713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah & Pooler also offers private & group art classes, summer art camps, adult art parties & children’s birthday parties, both in the studio & at-home DIY art birthday kits. For gifts, Scribble as art kits & gift certificates. For more information, contact artist Carrie Christian at (912) 713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com  . Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertise

Tarzan the Musical, Spring Drama Classes & Auditions for Shrek the Musical @ Savannah Children’s Theatre

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Tarzan Savannah Children's Theatre

If you take your kids to see the special Main Stage production of DISNEY’S TARZAN the MUSICAL at Savannah Children’s Theatre this month & next (and you definitely should), be prepared to become so envious of how much fun the entire cast is having on stage that you’ll immediately want to sign your child up for classes and auditions for the theatre’s upcoming shows.

Tarzan, Jane and the whole ape ensemble get to swing from vines and climb on trees throughout the two-hour musical. The production – which includes a live orchestra & adult and children actors – continues for the next two weekends:
Jan. 31-Feb. 2; Feb. 7-9 2014
Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm
Tickets are available online and in the box office.

Upcoming auditions

Here’s your chance to get your child involved in a Savannah Children’s Theatre show. Auditions for the theatre’s upcoming show “Shrek the Musical” will be Feb. 3 or 4 at 7 PM. For ages 7 & in 2nd grade through adult.  Shrek show dates are May 30-June 15 2014.

2014 Spring Classes
Click here for registration form

The Pied Piper
2nd thru 5th Grades
Class dates: February 25-May 18
Show dates: May 16-18

Once Upon a Mattress
6th thru 8th Grade
Class dates: February 18-May 11
Show dates: May 9-11

25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Teen Theatre
9the thru 12th Grade
Class dates: February 25-May 18
Show dates: May 16-18

Click here for registration form

The Savannah Children’s Theatre, 2160 East Victory Drive, in the Crossroads Shopping Center.

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT SAVANNAH CHILDREN’S THEATRE, CLICK HERE.

Free kids’ events in Savannah: Pulse Art + Technology Festival @ Jepson Center

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

Pulse 2014 SavannahTelfair Museums’ PULSE Art + Technology Festival offers wildly inventive, interactive technology-based art. The free, five-day celebration invites the public to participate in amazing interactive art experiences and hands-on workshops. PULSE is fun for all ages and includes family day brimming with activities, artists’ demonstrations and performances.

RSVP for workshops at 912-790-8827

Pulse Festival changes due to Savannah winter storm

The upcoming winter storm has forced Telfair Museums to change the schedule for its Pulse Art + Technology Festival.

Telfair Museums, which is comprised of the Jepson Center for the Arts, the Owens-Thomas House, and the Telfair Academy, will close at 3 p.m. Jan. 28. All three sites will remain closed Jan. 29 and will re-open at 10 a.m. Jan. 30.

The PULSE Art + Technology Festival at the Jepson Center (207 W. York St. plus events at various other local venues) will open Jan. 30 and the free five-day event has been extended through Feb. 3. Telfair Museums will be open from noon-5 p.m. Feb. 3.

More details here.

Most PULSE events will continue as scheduled, but the opening lecture and reception will be added to the lineup for the evening of Jan. 30.

SCHEDULE

Jan. 30
11 a.m.: Student panel featuring PULSE artists Cuppetelli and Mendoza, with Rafaël Rozendaal
6 p.m.: PULSE lecture by Rafaël Rozendaal
6-8 p.m.: Projections by Rafaël Rozendaal
7 p.m.: PULSE opening reception and performance by Chalaxy, a psychedelic alternative rock band from Nashville, Tenn.

Jan. 31
11 a.m.: Student panel with PULSE artists
6 p.m.: Concert by Adam Matta
6-8 p.m.: Performance by the Medeology Collective

Feb. 1
10 a.m.: “Make your own GIF” student workshop with artist Erin McNeil
1-4 p.m.: Family Day and expo; includes 3 p.m performance by Invisible
6 p.m.: Performance by KidSyc and the NekstUp Team presenting “The Fewchurr”
6-8 p.m.: “Bring Your Own Beamer” projections by PULSE artists

Feb. 2
12 p.m.: PULSE gallery tour with curator Harry DeLorme
1-4 p.m.: Medeology Collective performance at Indigo Sky Community Gallery, 915 Waters Ave.

More details on this FREE festival in Savannah here.

Daily Kids’ Activities @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Saturday, January 25th, 2014

Kids spots in Savannah: Savannah children's Museum

UPDATE:  Summer Hours begin June 1 through Aug. 30 2014: Savannah Children’s Museum’s Summer Hours
Sunday: Closed
Monday-Saturday: 9am-2pm

Please call 912-651-6823 for details.

Looking for a fun place to play & learn with the kids this week?

Check out Savannah Children’s Museum, next to Georgia State Railroad Museum. The museum offers daily kids’ activities during summer Mon.-Sat., weather permitting.

Savannah Children’s Museum is opening in 2 phases. Exploration Station is phase 1 and is a unique 1 acre, 2 level outdoor exhibit area set in the ruins of a Central of Georgia Railroad building.

SCHOOL YEAR HOURS:
From August 31st, 2013 until June 1 2014, Savannah Children’s Museum will be open 10am-4pm Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-4pm on Sundays. Closed Mondays. SCM will be open on most  “Holiday Mondays” including (Feb. 17 2014) when Savannah Chatham County Schools are not in session. Summer hours start in June.

ADMISSION COST:
$7.50 per person ages
1 and older or
Take the Leap and purchase a 1 year Family Membership! Membership info here.

Daily programming subject to change.

Mondays (9AM-2PM)
Story time: 10 AM & 1 PM
Creative Crafts 11 AM
Water Wonders 11:30-12:30

Tuesdays (9AM-2PM)
Story time: 10 AM & 1 PM
Super Science 11 AM
Water Wonders 11:30-12:30

Wednesdays (9AM-2PM)
Story time: 10 AM & 1 PM
Awesome Art: 11 AM
Water Wonders: 11:30-12:30

Thursday June 5 (9 AM-2 PM)
No daily programming will be offered today due to preparations for the 2nd Annual SCM Fundraiser and SCM’s 2nd Birthday Party. The museum WILL be open from 9am-2pm today, however. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Regular Thursdays in Summer (9AM-2PM)
Story time: 10 AM & 1 PM
Creative Crafts 11 AM
Water Wonders 11:30-12:30

Friday June 6 (9AM-2PM)
No daily programming will be offered today due to preparations for the 2nd Annual SCM Fundraiser and SCM’s 2nd Birthday Party. The museum WILL be open from 9am-2pm today, however. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Regular Fridays in Summer Mondays (9AM-2PM)
Story time: 10 AM & 1 PM
Creative Crafts 11 AM
Water Wonders 11:30-12:30

Sat. June 7 (9 AM-2 PM)
Savannah Children’s Museum’s 2nd Birthday Party!
Featuring:
-Snapology of Richmond Hill, providing a wide variety of Lego activities!
-Make your own party hat and Lego craft stations!
-A “Happy Birthday SCM” sing-along at 11am and 1pm, directly followed by yummy treats provided by Gigi’s Cupcakes!
-And lots more fun!

Regular Saturdays in Summer (9AM-2PM)
Story time: 10 AM & 1 PM
Awesome Art: 11 AM
Water Wonders 11:30-12:30

Program Descriptions:
Water Wonders: a free-play water based program in which children of all ages (this means adults too!) can cool off during the hot Savannah summer! Children may wear bathing suits during this program, but are required to put their clothes and shoes back on when the program is over.
Creative Crafts : a fun program designed to allow children to create something special to take home using their imaginations and creativity. This program is generally appropriate for ages 3-12.
Story Time: (a classic read-aloud program for children of all ages. The books read during each story time will be chosen based on the ages of children participating)
Super Science (This is an experiment based science program that will introduce children to interesting science concepts through REALLY COOL investigations! This program is generally appropriate for ages 4-12.)
Awesome Art (This goes beyond crafts to teach about different medias, artists, and techniques in a child friendly way. This program is generally appropriate for ages 4-12.)
Toddler Art ( program specifically geared to introduce toddler age children to new art-focused experiences that are highly sensory.  This program is generally appropriate for ages 2-4.)

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Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, 31401, (912) 651-4292, email info@savannahchildrensmuseum.org, www.savannahchildrensmuseum.org Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser