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Last chance to get free dining at Disney

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Disney Free Dining 2015

One of the best ways to save on a Disney vacation, the FREE DINING PLAN promotion, expires Friday, July 10th.

Hurry & contact Two Sisters Travel to book a package now for only $200 and take advantage of this great discount. You’ll save hundreds on your resort & ticket package with this popular offer.

2015 free dining plan dates are August 28th – October 2nd; October 25th October 31st; November 8th – November 19th; and December 15th – December 21st. Free dining is being offered to guests for their entire length of stay as long as your arrival date is within the promotion dates.

FREE Dining Plans are available at select Walt Disney World Resorts and require a minimum 3-night stay with 2-day Magic Your Way ticket with Park Hopper upgrade. Guests staying in a Value Resort will receive the Quick-Service Dining Plan and guests in Moderate, Deluxe, and Deluxe Villa Resorts receive the Disney Dining Plan. You can even upgrade your dining plan by paying the cost difference between your complimentary plan and the plan you want.

This is a very popular time to try out the Deluxe Dining Plan.

Dining reservations are already open for these dates so let’s get your FREE DINING vacation package booked now.

Contact Two Sisters Travel now for your no-obligation vacation quote or details. And remember, their travel planning services are always 100% FREE.

Tara McCoy, Vacation Specialist at Two Sisters Travel

843.284.3241

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Mini Art Kids’ Parties @ Scribble Art Studio, Pooler

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Mini Art Parties Pooler Scribble Art Studio

Take the stress out of your child’s next party.

Scribble Art Studio in Pooler is now offering mini art parties. Perfect for parents who are looking for an easy and creative birthday party option.

You bring the sweets and Scribble Art Studio provides the fun.

Each guest picks his or her own art kit to work on as they eat cupcakes and celebrate your little artist’s birthday. There’s something for everyone with 5 wonderful kits to choose from. No goody bags necessary here as each child gets to take home their kits. Learn more here. 

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

Pooler location: 115 Canal St, Pooler, GA 31322

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 advertiser

Discount on Byrd’s transported after-care karate, Savannah

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Byrd's after-school karate martial arts Savannah Wilmington Is. Byrd’s transported after-school martial arts on Whitemarsh Island Savannah provides a fun & safe after-school experience for children.

Back to school special: Enroll by July 20 for the upcoming fall session & save.  Get 2 private lessons & a crisp, new uniform for $29. 

The program focuses on developing students’ discipline & attitude toward school. They evolve into a positive “Yes, I can” attitude while forming strong friendships.  The program also focuses on physical fitness, proper socialization skills, teamwork, cooperation skills.

The entire class learns karate kicks and punches, how to deal with bullies and they play fun martial arts games and drills.

Learn more here. 

All transportation services to and from school are included in the initial costs.  The program runs from 2:30-6PM Monday-Friday. Byrd’s Korean Martial Arts hosts this curriculum all year long.

To register, call 912-898-0406 for more information.

Byrd’s Korean Martial Arts, 4717 East Highway 80 Suite A Next to Publix, Whitemarsh Is. Savannah, (912) 898-0406 www.savannahafterschool.com, On Facebook here.

Free 30-minute golf clinics during July @ The Club at Savannah Harbor

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Family Golf Month Club at Savannah Harbor

During July 2015, enjoy FREE 30-minute golf clinics at The Club at Savannah Harbor on Hutchinson Island next to Westin Savannah. Open to the public.

What a fun, fit way to spend time outdoors with the family.

You are also invited to take advantage of free golf on the club’s 9-hole, family-friendly golf course during July. Kids 18 & younger play for free. Parents play for $15 each. Free Callaway rental clubs available.

Contact Paul Killgallon for more information at 912.201.2240, email paul.killgallon@westin.com or click here.

The Club at Savannah Harbor, Hutchinson Is., 2 Resort Drive, Savannah, 31421, 912.201.2240, email Golf.savannah@westin.com  On Facebook here , www.theclubatsavannahharbor.com The Club at Savannah Harbor is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Tummy Time Foods Summer Food Craft Playdates & Workshops, Savannah & Pooler

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

 

Cooking FOod Craft Playdates Pooler TUmmy Time Foods

Weekly Tiny Tots Play Dates
Tuesdays at 10:15-11:15am, Tom Triplett Park (Pooler)
Come to the most creative play date in town. Kids ages 5 & younger enjoy learning, singing and story time while making two seasonal food crafts—one to eat and one to keep. Cost: $10 per child.

Advanced tickets are required and may be purchased individually or in a 4-session bundle here.

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Summer Food & Fun Workshops for ages 6 & older, Pooler

Tiny Tots Play Dates will continue on Tuesdays in July 2015 but FOR AGES 6 & OLDER starting July 7 but from 12:15-1:15pm.

Tuesdays in July at Tom Triplett Park (Pooler), 12:15-1:15pm

Join Tummy Time Foods for five 1-hour workshops where your child will make delicious summer time treats! During each workshop, your child will play a game, learn a nutrition lesson or do a nutrition craft and make a delicious, healthy summer snack from scratch using the season’s freshest ingredients. For kids age 6 & older. 

Tuesday, July 7: “Traffic Light Eating”: Learn some great strategies for summer healthy eating!

Tuesday, July 14: “Sugar Shock”: Make yummy snacks using all-natural sugar alternatives. 

Tuesday, July 21: “Summer Salads”A great dressing, and even a wrap, can take a simple salad from yummy to spectacular! 

Tuesday, July 28: “Energy Bites”Make quick and easy snacks to keep you fueled all day long!

The cost is $25 per class or $45 for 2 classes. Discounted bundles for all 4 classes are also available. Advanced registration is required and available here. 

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Tummy Time Foods workshops Savannah Children's Museum

Play Dates and Food Workshops at the Savannah Children’s Museum
Saturday July 16 and August 15
Savannah Children’s Museum (Whistlestop Café Dining Car)

Enjoy Tummy Time Foods’ signature Tiny Tots Play Dates and NEW Simple Bites Classes this summer at the Savannah Children’s Museum. Participants will enjoy a 10% discount at the Whistlestop Café.

Tiny Tots Play Dates (Ages 5 and under)
11am-12pm, $12 per child ($10 with CHS Membership)
Kids will enjoy singing, making food crafts and more! One parent is required to participate per child.

Simple Bites Classes (Ages 6-12)
1-2pm, $15 per child ($13 with CHS Membership)
Kids will enjoy a fun craft or food experiment with the TTF Chef! They will then make a simple seasonal snack to enjoy.

Advanced registration is required and available here.

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Kids Cooking Birthday Parties Savannah PoolerKids Can Cook!
Tummy Time Foods provides hands-on cooking and nutrition events for kids of all ages! Our signature Kids Cooking Parties are the tastiest way to learn and play! In addition to these deliciously amazing events, we also provide Birthday Cooking Parties, At-Home Cooking Parties, Cooking Classes, Cooking Camps and Family Nutrition Coaching.

Looking for a creative idea for your child’s birthday? Looking for a creative activity for your kids during winter break? Book your Kids Cooking Party today at www.tummytimefoods.com.

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Summer’s Coming… Let’s Party!

Let Tummy Time Foods customize a culinary experience for your child this summer. Choose two menu items using the season’s freshest ingredients and your child will have the most creative party in town. For more information, click here.

Tummy Time Foods, www.tummytimefoods.com, (912) 996-7120 email info@tummytimefoods.com. On Facebook here.  Tummy Time Foods is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

New Kindermusik Savannah classes start in July for babies, toddlers, families

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

preschooler baby classes Mommy & Me Kindermusik SavannahKindermusik in Savannah with 88 Keys Piano announces its brand new themes for July.

Babies ages newborn to 2 will begin “Nighty Night” on Mondays at 9:20am.

Toddlers ages 2’s and 3’s will begin “Beach Days” on Mondays at 10:15am.

Now also offering a weekly “Family Time” class for ages 0-7 combined on Saturdays at 9am. First class begins Saturday, July 4th at 9:10AM and will meet every Saturday in July. If you are interested in joining Kindermusik for Family Time starting this coming Saturday, July 4, please call or email right away at 912.988.KEYS (5397) or music@88keysga.com.

Monthly playdate

Join Kindermusik for their July monthly playdate: “Bugs, Bugs, BUGS in my Backyard!” Playdate is open for ages 0-7 and will be offered twice this month: Thursday, July 23 at 10AM and Saturday, July 25 at 10AM. Spaces are limited and online enrollment is available now at www.88keysga.com or by calling 912.988.KEYS.

Kindermusik…where music and learning play.

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

Dollar Days start July 9 @ Once Upon A Child Savannah

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Dollar Days at Once Upon A Child Savannah Starting Thursday, July 9, all clearance apparel will be marked down to $1 @ Once Upon A Child Savannah  @ 1100 Eisenhower Drive in Eisenhower Square.

Be sure to get there early for the best selection. Doors open at 9:30AM.

* Offer may not be used in conjunction with any other discounts, sale or offer. Not applicable to prior purchases or gift cards. All sales final.

Have stuff that your kids no longer play with? Once Upon A Child is always buying toys and gear. A quick trip to Once Upon A Child could mean some extra cash in your pocket.

Recycle your gently used kids’ stuff today.

Once Upon A Child Savannah, 1100 Eisenhower Drive Eisenhower Square, Savannah, 31406 tel: 912-351-0555, http://www.onceuponachildsavannah.com/  Once Upon A Child Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Girl Scout Days July 11 & 25 @ Massie Heritage Center, Savannah

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

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Join Massie Heritage Center in Savannah for two Girl Scout Days.

Saturday, July 11 2015: Girl Scout Life in Mid-19th Century Savannah program.

Participants will create heritage crafts, play traditional Victorian games, partake in a simulated 1850’s school day in Massie’s Historic Classroom, including writing with quill pens, and much more.

Depending on the level of the scout, students may also complete “chores” such as making candles and butter, or explore some of the historic squares of downtown Savannah on a short walking tour. They will also be earning the Listening to the Past Brownie Try-it Badge or Playing the Past Junior Badge and will have several items to bring home.

This program is 9AM-noon. Cost: $15 per participant and leaders are free. Registration is required and ends Monday, July 6 2015. Please visit www.massieschool.com or contact Melanie Hoffman at Massie Heritage Center at Melanie.hoffman@sccpss.com for more information.

Learn more here. 

Saturday, July 25 2015: Girl Scout Georgia’s Native Peoples program.

Participants will learn about the Muscogee and Cherokee Indians of Georgia as they create clay effigies or pottery, hear traditional stories and play native games and tour all of the exhibits at the Massie Heritage Center, including Massie’s Native American room with authentic artifacts.

Depending on the level of the scout, students may also cook cornbread and plant seeds or learn about the Trail of Tears and take a walking tour to see the gravesite of Tomochichi, the Mico (leader) of the Yamacraw Indians. They will also be earning the Georgia’s Native Peoples Brownie Try-It Badge or Junior Badge and will have several items to bring home.

This program is 9AM-noon. Cost: $15 per participant and leaders are free. Registration is required and ends Monday, July 20 2015. Please visit our website at www.massieschool.com or contact Melanie Hoffman at Massie Heritage Center at Melanie.hoffman@sccpss.com for more information.

Massie Girl Scout Days @ Massie Heritage Center, Savannah

207 E. Gordon Street
Savannah, Georgia 31401
912-395-5070
Saturday, July 11 & Saturday, July 25
9AM-Noon
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday, July 6 for the July 11th program; Monday, July 20 for the July 25th program.
COST: $15 per participant/ leaders are free.

Learn more here. 

Massie Heritage Center, www.massieschool.com, 912-395-5070, On Facebook here.  Massie Heritage Center is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

$75 per week princess/superhero, space, pottery, drawing camps @ Fundamental Time, Wilmington Is.

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

Fundamental Time Learning Center Savannah Summer Camps 2015

There’s a new learning center in Savannah – Fundamental Time on Wilmington Island- that teaches vital academic and life skills to students by providing a positive & supportive learning environment.

All camps are $75 for the week.

Summer Camps 2015 @ Fundamental Time include the below:

For a description & details of what is offered in each class below, click here. 

Painting June 29th-July 3rd 9AM-Noon
Bees and Butterflies June 29th- 1-4PM
Pottery July 6th-July 10th 9AM-Noon
Space July 6th-July10th 1PM-4PM
Princess/Prince Superhero’s July 13-July17th 9AM-Noon
Drawing July 12th-July 17th 1PM-Noon
911 for kids July 20th-July 24th 9AM-Noon
Game Week July 20th-24th 1PM-Noon
Kindergarten Prep July 27th-31 9AM-Noon
Girl Empowerment July 27th-31st 1-4PM

Call today at (912) 662-8636 or e-mail info@fundamentaltime.com

For a description & details of what is offered in each class above, click here. 

Fundamental Time also offers tutoring in all subjects including Spanish.

Fundamental Time, 444 Johnny Mercer Blvd, Suite R, Savannah, (912) 662-8636, www.fundamentaltime.com, On Facebook here. Fundamental Time is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Adventure Summer Camp @ Byrd’s Martial Arts, Wilmington Island

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Byrd's Adventure Summer Camp Wilmington Island Whitemarsh Island savannah Still time to sign up your kids for Byrd’s Adventure Summer Camp in Savannah – which celebrates 21 years on Wilmington Island this summer.

Byrd’s Adventure Summer Camp facilities are designed to promote fun classes and an all around wonderful experience. It’s a whole lot more than martial arts.

There are field trips to the park, arts and crafts, swimming, gymnastics and tons of educational activities. Kids will also benefit from Byrd’s World Class Martial Arts and Self Defense program at Byrd’s Adventure Summer Camp.

For boys & girls of all ages and experience levels.

Every week at Byrd’s Adventure Summer Camp  includes:
Field Trips
Martial Arts
Swimming & Water Play
Summertime Games, Sporting Activities

Learn more here. 

To register, call 912-898-0406. 

Byrd’s Korean Martial Arts, 4717 East Highway 80 Suite A Next to Publix, Savannah, (912) 898-0406  www.summercamp4savannah.com, On Facebook here.

Free ice cream for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance on July 1 & Monday afternoons during July, Savannah

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Pledge Allegiance Leopold's Ice Cream July 2015 July 2015 is almost here and at Leopold’s Ice Cream in downtown Savannah, July brings the I Pledge for Ice Cream Project.

Bring your kids (12 & younger) this Wednesday July 1 from 4-7PM to Leopold’s Ice Cream ready to recite the Pledge of Allegiance for the I Pledge for Ice Cream kick-off event. Leopold’s will give any child (age 12 & younger, accompanied by an adult) who can recite the Pledge from memory a free child’s scoop of their choice of ice cream in a cup, cake or sugar cone.

It’s Leopold’s way to say “Thanks for Your Patriotism!”

After the kick-off, Leopold’s Ice Cream will hold additional I Pledge for Ice Cream events each Monday in July from 4-7PM. The dates are as follows: July 6, 13, 20 & 27.

Find other participating stores nationwide by clicking here. Don’t see your favorite ice-cream store on this list? Nominate them by clicking here. South Carolina definitely needs a participating ice-cream shop.

Leopold’s Ice Cream, 212 East Broughton St., www.leopoldsicecream.com, 912-234-4442

New parenting guide book “Baby Care Anywhere” by Savannah pediatricians Dr. Keith Seibert & Dr. Ben Spitalnick

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Baby Care Anywhere book Savannah pediatricians

Congratulations Savannah pediatricians Dr. Keith Seibert and Dr. Ben Spitalnick on their new book “Baby Care Anywhere” – a quick guide to parenting on the go. The book comes out July 7.

This portable pocket covers 150 of new parents’ most frequent questions and concerns including jaundice, diaper rash, earaches, immunizations, sleep, reflux, fever, and picking a pediatrician.  It’s available for pre-order on Amazon here.

Dr. Spitalnick will be live on SiriusXM Wed. July 1 11AM-Noon on Ch 81 talking about the book.

The book launches July 7 @ Amazon, Target, Walmart, Nook, Kindle, Kroger & more.

Baby Care Anywhere book Savannah  Dr. Keith Seibert Dr. Ben SpitalnickLearn about their upcoming book signings by following these two beloved Savannah physicians by liking their Facebook page here  & following them on Twitter here. 

Not surprisingly, Dr. Seibert & Dr. Spitalnick are on the SouthernMamas.com list of  best Savannah pediatricians here – a helpful list for those of you who are new to the area or who are new parents.

 

Daily programs, different themes each week @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Savannah Children's Museum School Year Hours

Remember when thinking of things to do with the kids, Savannah Children’s Museum offers daily programs with different themes each week. The programs are included in the purchase of your museum pass and free for members.

Here’s the list of upcoming daily programs.
School year hours
Closed: Monday & Tuesday (special openings from 10AM-4PM on Holiday Mondays when Savannah-Chatham public schools are closed)
Wednesday-Saturday: 10-4
Sunday: 11-4

*Please note that the Museum may close due to weather conditions. Call ahead for accurate closing information at 912-651-4292.

Contact Information:
655 Louisville Road
Savannah, GA 31401
912-651-4292

Admission:
$7.50 per person (aged 18 mo. and older)
Ask about our discount combination ticket!

SCM Daily Programming schedule beginning Sun. Aug.30:
Rockstar Reading: Sunday 11:30AM, Wednesday-Saturday 10:30AM
Awesome Art: Sunday 12:30PM, Wednesday-Saturday 11:30AM
Family Fitness: Sunday 1:30PM, Wednesday-Saturday 12:30PM
Super Science: Sunday 2:30PM, Wednesday-Saturday 1:30PM

Upcoming weekly themes:
November 15-21: Pilgrims Journey learn about the journey to the new world
November 22-28: Giving Thanks discuss & learn about being thankful
November 29-December 5: Winter Wonderland create & experiment with winter science

Email info@savannahchildrensmuseum.org with questions.

FOR DETAILS ON SCM’S SENSORY SOFT SUNDAYS FOR FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN WHO HAVE SPECIAL NEEDS , CLICK HERE. 

Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, GA 31401, chsgeorgia.org/SCM, 912.651.6823 Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Giveaway: Four tickets to Disney Live! in Savannah, Aug. 7

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Disney Live! Savannah tickets giveaway Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt performs at Johnny Mercer Theatre on Friday, August 7. Tickets are on sale now.

This week, SouthernMamas.com is giving away a family four pack of tickets to this stage production from Feld Entertainment® featuring 25 Disney characters.

To enter to win, go to the giveaway announcement post on our SouthernMamas.com Facebook by clicking here & comment on it telling us your favorite Disney character, THEN SHARE THE POST.

Deadline to enter to win is noon Tuesday June 30. We’ll pick a winner at random & announce it here & on our Facebook page.

This heart-warming Disney experience for the entire family features Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy as they take audiences on a captivating journey and magically bring to life three timeless fairy tale adventures – Snow White as she searches for her one true love; Cinderella getting ready for her magical night at the ball; and Belle, from Beauty and the Beast, as she finds happiness in the most unusual place.

To learn more about Disney Live!, go to www.disneylive.com. Follow Disney Live! on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Savannah Disney Live! show
Johnny Mercer Theatre at Savannah Civic Center (Liberty at Montgomery, Savannah, GA 31401)
Friday, August 7, 2015 7PM
Ticket Prices: Ticket start at $20
To order tickets by phone: 800-351-7469
Online: www.etix.com, www.disneylive.com

Tummy Time Foods workshops for kids @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Tummy Time Foods workshops Savannah Children's Museum

The yummiest (and healthiest) family fun you’ll have all summer is coming soon to Savannah Children’s Museum.

Tummy Time Foods is hosting enjoyable educational workshops for children and their families @ Savannah Children’s Museum.  
Dates: Saturday, July 18; and Saturday, August 15
Times/Cost: Tiny Tots (ages 5 and under): 11am-12pm, $12 per child
Simple Bites (ages 6 to 12): 1pm-2pm, $15 per child
Location: Savannah Children’s Museum (Whistlestop Café Dining Car)

Advanced registration is required and available here.

CHS MEMBER DISCOUNT
When you register, enter the DISCOUNT CODE: CHSMEMBER to receive $2 off for each child. Every registrant will receive a 10% off coupon at WhistleStop Café for the day of the workshop to enjoy lunch.

Tummy Time Foods, www.tummytimefoods.com, (912) 996-7120 email info@tummytimefoods.com. On Facebook here.  Tummy Time Foods is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Live Interactive Butterflies Exhibit @ Savannah Mall, July 3-Aug. 2 2015

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Butterflies Savannah Mall 2015

During Summer 2015, experience a live interactive butterfly house at the Savannah Mall, July 3-Aug. 2 2015. Admission is $3 per person and children 2 years-old and younger are free with the purchase of one paid admission.

After exploring the conservatory, everyone has the option to purchase an Adopt-a-butterfly kit to watch caterpillars grow and hatch into beautiful butterflies. For every kit sold, the Savannah Mall will be donating $1 to the benefit the animals at Oatland Island Wildlife Center. There will also be a free craft activity where kids can create their very own flapping wing butterfly.

The LIVE Butterfly Exhibit will be located in the Center Court of the Savannah Mall, from 10 am to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon until 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Learn more here. 

Two Ways To Enjoy The Butterflies Experience
#1 — Through a scheduled field trip!
#2 — With a GENERAL PUBLIC VISIT

About General Public Visits

Event hours: Monday-Saturday 10AM-8PM; Sunday noon-6PM.
When you arrive at the Butterflies! Exhibit, staff will greet you and help guide you through our three stations: The Butterfly House, the Life Cycle and Craft Area and the Shopping Station where Adopt-a-Butterfly kits are available.

Learn more here. 

FIELD TRIPS
Field Trip Cost: $4.00 per person
Field Trip General Info
Lunch Options
Schedule a Field Trip

For more information, visit www.adoptabutterfly.com.

Savannah Mall, 14045 Abercorn Street, www.savannahmall.com , 912-927-7467. The Savannah Mall is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.