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Savannah Summer Camps 2016: Camp in the City day camp @ Savannah Christian Church

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Camp in the City summer camp Savannah 2016 Camp is coming to you!

Join Savannah Christian Church this Summer 2016 for Camp in the City.

This is a day camp that is full of activities, great staff and life-changing ministry that happens in a week of camp. Kids will participate in great activities like a climbing wall, water slide, bungee trampoline and much more. They will also experience Jesus through Bible study, worship and time with their counselors.

Watch a video here to see a little of all you can expect from Camp in the City.

Who can come to camp? Kids who are going into first through fifth grade in the fall can come to camp.

How much does it cost? The listed price of camp is $254.

When is camp? June 6 – 10 at the Henderson Campus and July 11 – 15 at the Effingham Campus.

What time is camp? Camp is from 9AM – 4PM Monday through Friday. There is a closing program at 4PM on Friday afternoon.

How do I register for camp? Go to to register your child for the Henderson week of camp.

Go to to register for the Effingham week.

If you have questions regarding registration please call 1-877-4PINECO.

Can my child be with a friend? Yes. Once you register, you will be instructed to fill out waivers and health forms. When those forms are complete, you will be directed to a form to request your child to be with a friend.

Will transportation be provided? Transportation will be provided to and from camp from the East Campus only. For more information about this, please contact your Children’s Ministry Leader.

See what kids and parents say about Camp in the City here.


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Spring Break Events & Facebook Giveaway with Show Up. Have Fun.

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Homeschool March Field Trips Show Up. Have Fun. Savannah Looking for something fun to do over Spring Break in Savannah? Wanting to add more hands-on learning opportunities and field trips to your homeschooling curriculum? Looking for activities to do WITH your kids instead of just playing chauffeur?  Show Up.  Have Fun.  has you covered.

Check out their March activities below:

LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE – Pre-Registration Required for All Events

Thurs. March 3, 2016 at 1PM – Skull Identification program at Skidaway Island State Park (Register Here)

Fri. March 4, 2016 at 7:30PM – Dallas Brass performance at Averitt Center for the Arts in Statesboro (Register Here)

Fri. March 11, 2016 at 7PM – Sensory Awareness Night Hike at Skidaway Island State Park (Register Here)

Wed. March 16, 2016 at 1PM – Savannah City Plan and Architecture program with downtown architectural scavenger hunt at Massie Heritage Center (Register Here)

Thurs. March 17, 2016 at 11:15AM – Columbia City Ballet Educational Outreach Series presents Alice in Wonderland at the Koger Center for the Arts in Columbia, South Carolina (Register Here)

Fri. March 18, 2016 at 2PM – Guided, interactive program at Georgia State Railroad Museum (Register Here)

Wed. March 23, 2016 at 1PM – Intro. to Geocaching at Skidaway Island State Park (Register Here)

Sat. March 26, 2016 at 7:30PM – TUSK:  The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute at Averitt Center for the Arts in Statesboro (Register Here)

***Show Up.  Have Fun. is giving away a family 4 pack of tickets to see Dallas Brass at the Averitt Center for the Arts Friday March 4, 2016 at 7:30PM.  Visit them on Facebook to enter.***

Stay connected.

Be the first to know about sales, freebies, and new events – Like Show Up.  Have Fun. on Facebook and go here to sign up for the weekly email newsletter, highlighting sales and upcoming events.

Homeschooling your kids or planning to attend multiple events?  Check out Subscription Options that give you early access to event registrations, discounts on all paid events, and access to multiple free events per month.  Additional details can be found on the How It Works page.

Show Up.  Have Fun. was founded by a Savannah mom with a passion for hands-on, experience-based learning and a goal of providing fun and engaging educational and social opportunities for families.  Show Up.  Have Fun. organizes events throughout Savannah and the Lowcountry.

Learn about St. Andrew’s School @ “A Passport to Knowledge”

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Private schools in Savannah

St. Andrew’s School Lower School students in Savannah will share a variety of curricular activities @ “A Passport to Knowledge” on Friday, March 4 beginning at 1:15PM on campus for family and friends of the school.

Students age 3 through Grade 4 have planned an incredible journey across a wide variety of curricular activities. Students are now bringing these activities to life in the classroom for others to see. For instance, first grade is set to be in the school’s outdoor garden sharing their knowledge of food and the environment while third grade is sharing their knowledge of our coastal region. Please join us – your passport is waiting!

St. Andrew’s is a college preparatory school for students in Pre K3 through Grade 12. For more information, visit

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941, , email On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a advertiser.

FREE Cat in the Hat show for ages 3 & older, Savannah

Monday, February 29th, 2016

CatInTheHat.jpgAs “The Cat in the Hat,” Reuben Haller (a musician, clown and former Cirque du Soleil performer) brings this classic book to life. The show, complete with Things 1 & 2, a grumpy fish, and a balancing birthday cake, involves children as participants from start to finish. Don’t miss this one! Ages 3 & up. Download the flyer.


Thunderbolt Library, 354-5864
March 8, 11:15 a.m.

Tybee Library, 786-7733
March 8, 1 p.m.

Garden City Library, 629-5070
March 9, 10:30 a.m.

Pooler Library, 748-0471
March 9, 4 p.m.



Half Off Disney Cruise Deposit

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Disney Cruise Deals 2016

Limited Time Offer – Half Off Disney Cruise Deposit

Experience the magic of a Disney Cruise this year, and for a limited time your deposit is half off.  

The Disney travel gurus at Two Sisters Travel have shared all of the details with Southern Mamas.

Book a Disney cruise 7-nights or longer departing August – December 2016, and pay only half of the required deposit.

Disney Cruise Line offers a unique vacation experience that blends entertainment and adventure with comfort and convenience.

There is something for everyone on a Disney cruise: relaxing “me” time for the adults, imaginative fun for the kids and exciting family time for all. Every voyage features the world-class hospitality that only Disney can provide, and of course, all of your favorite characters.

Make 2016 THE year to spend more quality time with the ones you love.

Contact Tara McCoy at Two Sisters Travel for a Disney Cruise quote and set sail on a magical voyage you and your loved ones will treasure forever.

Tara McCoy, Vacation Specialist at Two Sisters Travel


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Get in shape with 8-week THRIVE Experience

Monday, February 29th, 2016

week 2The winner of the 4-Day Trial giveaway of the Thrive 8-Week Experience is Melissa Mitchell. Congratuations!


The all-natural THRIVE product aims to fill our nutritional gaps so our bodies and minds can perform at peak level.

What is the THRIVE 8-Week Experience?

The THRIVE Experience is a combination of THRIVE Premium Lifestyle Capsule, THRIVE Ultra Micronized Lifestyle Shake Mix, and patent pending Premium Lifestyle DFT (Derma Fusion Technology).

The premium naturopathic and synergistic formula of vitamins, minerals, plant extracts, anti-oxidants, enzymes, pro-biotics, and amino acids is like nothing your body has ever experienced! What’s even better is that the experience is gender specific for men & women.

The 8-week premium lifestyle plan helps individuals reach peak physical & mental levels. Results from the THRIVE Experienceare high impact, and can differ slightly from person to person, depending on your 8-week goal, and which areas of your lifestyle need the most help.

Whether your goal is to lose weight, get in the best shape of your life, or simply be the best you can be, we know the 8-Week THRIVE Experience will get you THRIVIN’ in all areas of your life!

Individuals on the Experience will enjoy premium support and benefits in the areas of:
*Weight Management
*Cognitive Performance
*Digestive & Immune Support
*Healthy Joint Function
*Lean Muscle Support
*Calms General Discomfort
*Age-Defying & Antioxidant Support

Contact Jill Preiss, Le-Vel Independent Brand Promoter in Savannah via email at


Stay connected by liking Le-Vel on Facebook here.

Le-Vel: The Premium Lifestyle Company & Premium Lifestyle Product Line – THRIVE,, On Facebook here.  Le-Vel is a advertiser 

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to cure or prevent any disease. Keep out of reach of children. Not suitable for individuals under 18 years of age. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding consult a doctor before using this product. If you are taking any medication, or have any type of medical issue, consult with a doctor before using this product.

Fit4Mom Savannah-Body Back Drop-In Demo Class @ Daffin Park

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Body Back Fit4MOM Savannah discount

FREE Body Back Demo Classes– New Time — with Fit4Mom Savannah @ Daffin Park in Savannah.

Have you been waiting to see what Body Back is all about? Now is your chance. Come to a Body Back preview class in Savannah where you see what the classes are like. Demo classes are: Wed. March 2; Wed. March 9; & Wed. March 30. All classes at 9:30AM.


Body Back® is a results-based workout for moms—whether they just had a baby or their last child was born twenty years ago! Most importantly, it will help women unlock their personal potential in an inspiring environment. Experience high-intensity workouts, inspiration, nutrition plan, and motivation in every class.

• Moms who want to kick-start their health and fitness routine with weekly training plans, assessments, and accountability
• Moms who need to get control of their nutritional plans
• Moms who have plateaued in their current exercise routine
• Moms who need to exercise before or after work or while their children are at school
• Moms who have children who have outgrown Stroller Strides
• Moms who are ready to lose their baby weight once and for all
• Moms who want to build strength
• Moms who are at least 2 months post partum and NOT pregnant
• Moms who are ready to see RESULTS!

FREE for First Timers and for Members who bring a FRIEND
$15 Drop-In fee for everyone else

Code for Free class is TRYBODYBACK at or join here.

Visit FIT4MOM Savannah online at and on Facebook here for more information. Or contact Heather at or 912.713.3353.

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Tea at the Davenport House Museum in Savannah

Monday, February 29th, 2016

tea rooms in Savannah Hilton Head What a fun & fancy way to kick off Spring in Savannah: Tea @ the Davenport House
324 E. State St.
Savannah, 31401
Thursdays & Fridays in March 2016
PROGRAM DATES AND TIMES: March 3, 4, 10, 11 at 5 p.m., 18 at 4:30 p.m., 24 and 31 at 5 p.m.
ADMISSION: $18 plus tax
Reservations recommended. Limited attendance.
LENGTH OF PROGRAM: 60 to 75 minutes

Learn about tea traditions and experience an early 19th century tea in the historic atmosphere of the Davenport House Museum. Patrons will tour areas of the historic home where tea service took place and will participate in an afternoon tea with costumed interpreters.
The performance requires that guests be able to walk up and down stairs.

Pristine, affordable family vacation spot: Holiday Inn Resort on Jekyll Island

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Holiday Inn Resort Jekyll Island

An oceanside, spacious hotel room on Jekyll Island that comes with a sunrise or two. You can’t beat that.

Plus, ocean views; newly refurbished digs; an outdoor oceanside pool; baby pool and hot-tub; al-fresco restaurant where kids eat free; easy beach access; a playground with picnic tables; rental bikes; wind-sculpted trees; fire pit; fitness center; and guest laundry facilities.

Oh and the place dog-friendly. How I love Holiday Inn Resort on nearby Jekyll Island, which is  an easy, roughly 90-minute drive south on I-95 from Savannah.

affordable Holiday Inn Resort Jekyll Island

You’ll fall in love with Holiday Inn Resort at Jekyll Island at check-in thanks to this welcoming three-story lobby awash in ocean colors and a wall of floor-to-ceiling windows

Affordable family getaway for a week or weekend

This Golden Isles hotel offers a truly relaxing retreat. Because Jekyll Is. is so invitingly undeveloped compared to Hilton Head or St. Simons. You don’t leave Jekyll needing a vacation from your vacation.

This refurbished two-story hotel alongside the Atlantic Ocean is the ideal spot to relish nature and spend time in it with your family.

Holiday Inn Resort Jekyll Island Kids Eat Free

Kids eat free at the oceanside restaurant at Holiday Inn Resort at Jekyll Island.

Holiday Inn Resort Jekyl ISland

The dark-bottom oceanside pool at the Holiday Inn Resort on Jekyll Is. where it was warm enough to swim this past Sat. Feb. 27.

The island bike path winds alongside wind-sculpted trees in the lawn between the hotel and beach. The hotel’s elegant dark-bottom pool with sleek lounge chairs is surrounded by a Plexiglass fence so you are always within view of the ocean.

In addition to standard, spacious rooms, the Holiday Inn Resort on Jekyll Island also offers kitchen suites perfect for families who want more room and to save money by eating in, but don’t want to rent a house or condo.

Suites include a kitchen with full-size fridge, stove-top, sink, dishes, utensils – everything you need so you can enjoy meals looking for dolphins from your balcony. A door separates the bedroom and living/dining room area so you don’t have to go to bed when the kids do.

Chances are you’ll get a room with an ocean view as 80 percent of the resort’s 157 guestrooms face the ocean.

Kids staying at the Holiday Inn Resort eat free at the hotel’s outdoor restaurant which overlooks the pool and ocean. A portion of the restaurant is enclosed during cold weather. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Not only are Jekyll Island’s beaches dog-friendly so is Holiday Inn Resort at Jekyll Island. 

Canine guests are even given a treat bag at check-in complete with doggie clean-up baggies.

If you’re traveling with a dog, request a pet-friendly room when making your reservation. Some rooms do not permit pets. 

You, too, will be smitten with this fresh escape on Jekyll Is. Check availability here. 

See our list of things to do with kids on on Jekyll Island here. 

Like the Holiday Inn Resort on Jekyll Island on Facebook here to see photos and to stay updated about hotel specials and events.

Holiday Inn Resort at Jekyll Island, 701 North Beachview Dr, Golden Isles, Georgia, (912) 635-2211 On Facebook here.  Holiday Inn Resort on Jekyll Island is a advertiser. 

Disclosure: All or part of this stay was provided free or at a reduced cost. But the opinions are solely that of


Savannah Children’s Museum & Ronald McDonald House Charities offer art program for Memorial’s pediatric patients

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Carts with Heart Memorial Savannah We love that the Coastal Heritage Society, in partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of the Coastal Empire, has started a new hands-on art education program for children who are receiving medical care at The Children’s Hospital at Memorial Health.

This program for pediatric patients is called “Carts with Heart.”

The program will take place regularly at The Children’s Hospital at Memorial Health and the family room at the Ronald McDonald House, which provides a place for families to rest, re-charge, and interact. Each art education program will be geared towards children between the ages of 4 and 12 and the anticipated number to be served throughout the year will be approximately 3,000 people or more.

Savannah Children’s Museum educators will lead academic art activities from a mobile cart for child-patients and their families, providing an opportunity for these children to continue their education through hands-on, creative activities while receiving medical treatment.

The goal is to alleviate stress for children and their families by providing quality time together that is not focused on the child’s illness.

“Carts with Heart” is provided through generous support from the Arts Ashore Legacy Fund grant through The Savannah Community Foundation.

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Hilton Head Is. St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2016

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Hilton Head St. Patrick's Day Parade 2016The 33rd Annual Hilton Head Island St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 13, 2016 – Sunday, 3 pm
See the parade route here.


Kindermusik Savannah: New classes for March including after-school program

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

image1Kindermusik Savannah announces brand new themes for March!

Babies ages newborn to 2 begin “Peas and Carrots” Mondays at 9:20am, while toddlers 2+ will explore “Pet Parade! Mondays at 10:15am.

Also starting soon: Monday afternoon classes for older children (4.5-7), and a Monday early evening family class for everyone combined.

For more info. or to schedule a free trial class, call 912.988.KEYS (5397) or email

All classes are held at the 88 Keys Piano Kindermusik studio in Bloomingdale.

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

Call 88 Keys Piano to set up a free trial class with your child or email  912.988.KEYS (5397).

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Savannah photographers: Junebug Photography birth, newborn & children photography studio

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Junebug Photography Savannah children's portraits Junebug Photography in Savannah is a Custom Boutique Style Photography Business.

Junebug Photography specializes in all things baby. Junebug offers a full service experience from a pre-session planning appointment to hand delivery of custom heirloom products.

Learn more at Junebug Photography’s Grand Opening, March 5, 1-4PM, 8410A Abercorn St., Savannah. Giveaways, refreshments & more. 

Spring special

Junebug Photography will have a special for March and April studio sessions.

There is a $100 flat rate booking fee.

If you purchase a Custom Collection, the booking fee is added on as an additional print credit. Offer can be claimed on Junebug Photography’s Facebook page, but you must fill out the client questionnaire and use code StudioMadness to officially claim.

Junebug Photography Savannah, 8410 Abercorn St. Savannah,
(217) 415-8164 . On Facebook here . Junebug Photography Savannah is a advertiser 

Spring 2016 kids’ art classes @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

After-school kids art classes in Savannah Scribble Art Studio

If your kids have not taken an art class @ Scribble Art Studio on Savannah, this Spring 2016 is an ideal time to do so.

Scribble is offering an array of after-school creative group classes for children plus a class for home-school students.

Spring classes start the week of March 21. You can join anytime. Classes available for ages 4 & older.

Pay class deposit for any of the classes below here. 

Monday Classes
March 21, 28; April 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9 16

|4:00-5:00| $220 for 9 Weeks | Jose Ray

DRAWING 101 (Ages 8+)
|5:15-6:15| $220 for 9 Weeks | Jose Ray

Tuesday Classes
March 22, 29; April 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17

|4:00-5:00| $220 for 9 Weeks | Jose Ray

|4:15-5:15| $220 for 9 Weeks | Carrie Christian

|5:15-6:15| $170 for 7 Weeks (no class 3/22 or 3/29) | Caroline Rose
Wednesday Classes
March 23, 30; April 6, 13, 20, 27; May 4, 11, 18

|3:30- 5:00| $235 for 9 Weeks | Jose Ray

|4:15-5:15| $220 for 9 Weeks | Kristie Duncan

|5:30-6:30| $220 for 9 Weeks | Kristie Duncan
Thursday Classes
March 24, 31; April 7, 14, 21, 28; May 5, 12, 19

|10:00am-11:00am| $220 for 9 Weeks | Jami Stone

|11:00am-12:00pm| $135/session or $18/lesson | Jami Stone

|4:30-5:30| $220 for 9 Weeks | Jami Stone

|6:00-7:30| $235 for 9 Weeks | Jose Ray

Pay class deposit for any of the above classes here. 

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah 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  . Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio is a advertiser

Easter EGGs-travaganza & FREE Family Fun Night @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Sandbox Children's Museum Hilton Head Is.

Have you been to The Sandbox Interactive Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. lately?

Spring 2016 is a great time go as the Sandbox has a lot going on!

Located just off Pope Avenue on the south end of Hilton Head Island (about a 60 min. drive from Savannah), this interactive museum provides a unique place for educational play between children and their parents, grandparents or caregivers.

Little ones from ages infant to eight will be captivated by the fun filled play centers and engaging activities.


Upcoming March Events

Save the Date for Easter EGGstravaganza: Sun. March 20, 2016, 2-5PM
EGGstra! EGGstra! Easter all about it!
Looking for an Easter event that’s more than just plastic eggs and candy?
Come out and play at an Easter EGGs-travaganza.
Join The Sandbox for a family-friendly event guaranteed to fill your Easter basket (feel free to bring your own, bags will be available)with fabulous and fun.

In addition to an outdoor (indoor if rain) Easter egg hunt (2:30PM and 4PM), there will be a bounce house (weather permitting), face painting, take-home arts and crafts, interactive exhibits, games inside and out, cookie decorating.

Space and activities will be limited in the event of inclement weather (coupons not valid for this special event)

Event admission: $5 for members, $10 for non-members. Military and senior discounts available.

Learn more here. 


March 4, 5:30-7:30pm
Free Family Fun Night!
Made Possible by The Bargain Box
Free Admission to the museum, light refreshments, face-painting, Bounce House (weather permitting), arts and crafts and more. March is Pirate Night! Come dressed as a pirate & give your best “Ahoy Matey!”.
Scavenger hunt, eye patches and chocolate gold coins.
Back again, an edible Cupcake Cone Swords (for the first 75 children)!

Learn more here. 


Thursdays, 10:30AM-11:30AM
Imagination Hour
Story time followed by a related craft. Included in admission. Sign up at front desk.

Learn more here. 


Discover. Imagine.Grow. (DIG) School Readiness Program
Now being offered on Thursdays @ the Hilton Head Head Public Library 12:30PM-1:30PM
Through May 19, 2016 (no program Spring Break, April 14)
For children 3½-5 years of age
Registration required.
Stop by the children’s desk at the Library or call 843.255.6529 to reserve your space today.
Hilton Head Island Public Library
11 Beach City Rd
(Made possible by The Long Cove Club Community Endowment Fund)

New grocery exhibit coming to Sandbox Children's Museum Hilton Head Is. Coming Soon: A Brand New Exhibit The “Island Grocery Checkout”

In Island Grocery where everything is child-sized (even the grocery carts), children will be able to explore an environment that mimics the real thing.  Shelves will be filled with play food products that range from lemons to ketchup to cereal. Follow the food chain.

The active process of shopping for food challenges young learners to develop and apply math skills including sorting, classifying, calculations and the use of money, as well as concepts related to health and nutrition.

Custom Built especially for The Sandbox by Science Kinetics.
Sponsorship opportunities are available.


Sandbox Interactive Children’s Museum hours

Tues-Sat: 10-5 September thru March, May
Monday:  Closed but open Mondays 10-5 April, June thru August
Sunday: Closed
18A Pope Ave, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 842-7645
Daily rates & membership rates here. 

The Sandbox Children’s Museum, 18-A Pope Avenue, next to St. Andrew’s by the Sea United Methodist Church, Hilton Head Is., 29928 The Sandbox Children’s Museum is a advertiser


Scribble Art Studio Summer Camps 2016

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Summer Art Camps Scribble Art Studio


Scribble Art Studio on Savannah  offers Summer Art Camps 2016 with different themes for little and big kids.

Above is a look at the summer camps for little kids. Early bird & sibling discounts. Learn more here.  Coming soon: Scribble’s summer camp schedule for older kids.

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah 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  . Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio is a advertiser