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FREE ice cream: Wear your PJs to Bruster’s Savannah for a free ice-cream cone March 5

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Free ice cream on PJ Day 2016 Savannah

Bruster’s Real Ice Cream – Savannah appreciates their customers.

To say thanks, Bruster’s is giving out free small waffle cones to those who wear their PJs Sat. March 5.

PJ Day @ Bruster’s-Savannah will include contests, prizes, pics with SCOOPS and of course, FREE ICE CREAM, but you gotta sport your favorite PJ’s.

It’s Bruster’s way of saying THANKS!

Saturday hours are noon-9PM.

Bruster’s Real Ice Cream-Savannah, 1801 E. Victory Dr, Suite 102, Savannah, 31404, 912-777-6903

FOR MORE FREE LOCAL KIDS’ EVENTS, CLICK HERE.

$1 Movies @ Tybee Post Theater, March 4-6

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

$1 movies on Tybee 2016 Tybee Post TheaterThe Tybee Post Theater on Tybee Is. is celebrating its start as a 1930s movie house for Fort Screven by offering a three-day film festival of the most popular classics of the decade.

Tickets for this special screening: $1 a movie.

It’s been five decades since we’ve had movies at the Tybee Post Theater. Don’t miss this grand reopening weekend, March 4-6.

Friday, March 4, 7 pm, King Kong
Saturday, March 5, 2 pm, The Wizard of Oz
Saturday, March 5, 7 pm, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Sunday, March 6, 2 pm, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Sunday, March 6, 6 pm, Gone With the Wind

The Tybee Post Theater box office will open 1 1/2 hours before the show. Box office sales only. No online sales. Only 206 tickets available for each show. Patrons limited to five tickets per movie.

Concession stand serves beer, wine, soft drinks and fresh hot movie popcorn.

Tybee Post Theater, 10 Van Horne Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328

Southern Women’s Show Savannah 2016

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Southern Women's Show Savannah 2016

Early bird gets the worm @ Southern Women’s Show Savannah, Feb. 26-28.

The first 150 people in line each day will get $10 in Show Bucks to shop the show. Must be in line, one per person, 18 & older.

Make a plan, call your girls, buy your tickets & come to SHOP at the Southern Women’s Show Savannah.

Fri. Feb. 26

Make it a Girls Night Out on Friday, Feb. 26.

The first 100 ladies to purchase tickets from the box office after 5pm will receive a Dillard’s Diva Bag filled with cosmetic samples & coupons.

Sip and shop with a complimentary glass of wine after 5pm while supplies last.

Print this coupon to redeem at the bar.

Indulge in a cupcake from Gigi’s Cupcakes while supplies last at the Fashion & Entertainment Stage.

Last but not least, grab your front row seat at the 6pm Firefighter Fashion Show.

Feb. 26-28

SEE ALL THE SOUTHERN WOMEN’S SHOW SAVANNAH HIGHLIGHTS HERE. 

Shopping, fashion shows, celebrity appearances, food sampling, pampering & more all weekend long @ The Southern Women’s Show @ The Savannah International Trade & Convention Center Feb. 26-28.

Southern Writers Showcase

Don’t miss the tribute to Southern authors at the show.

Join three special authors – Olivia deBella Byrd, Kim Boykin, & Kristy Woodson Harvey at the Southern Writers Showcase on Saturday & Sunday for readings, meet and greets, autograph signings.

Click here for more information on their novels and appearances.

Southern Women’s Show Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

FREE Tara Feis Irish Celebration, March 12, Savannah

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Tara Feis 2016 Savannah Irish Festival The 25th Annual Tara Feis Irish Celebration will be @ Emmet Park on March 12 from 11AM-5PM organized by the City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs & the Tara Feis Committee.

Tara Feis (pronounced FESH) is a renowned Irish Festival that celebrates Irish heritage through live performances, cultural displays & crafts, served with a side of traditional Irish hospitality.

The one-day festival kicks off with a traditional Irish ceremony featuring the Parade Grand Marshal & local dignitaries in a procession of colorful flags & bagpipes.

The event will feature authentic Irish step dance, cultural displays, delicious food, fun rides, an assortment of crafts & an entire day of performances set to take place on two stages.

The Children’s stage will feature performers: Conrad Hartz Puppet Show, Magic Marc, the Irish Dancers of Savannah, the Legacy Irish Dance Academy.

The main stage will feature performances by host & singer Harry O’Donoghue, the Savannah Philharmonic Chorus, the Savannah Ceili Band & more Irish step dancing.

Headlining this year’s event is Cathy Maguire, Ciaran Sheehan & the band with musical director Gabriel Donohue.

Maguire will be joined on stage by Dublin Ireland native Ciaran Sheehan, who made his Broadway debut in “Les Miserables” & starred as Rauol in the renowned play “The Phantom of the Opera.”

This festival is a free non-alcoholic event geared towards families & children.

For more information, visit www.savannahga.gov/arts.

Movie & Craft Night for Kids in Pooler, Feb. 27

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Monsters vs. AliensMovie & Craft Night for Kids, Kid-Free Night for Parents

Everyone’s An Artist studio offers regular Kids’ Movie Night where kids can enjoy a movie, art project & pizza while you enjoy a childfree night.

Saturday 2/27 6-9PM Kids’ Movie Night.
Movie will be Monsters vs. Aliens
Call ahead to register. 912-755-4567

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Everyone’s An Artist studio, 115 Canal St. Pooler, offers group & private art classes, birthday parties, kids’ movie nights, adult art parties & more. On Facebook here. Everyone’s An Artist studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Rooms still available for 2016 Masters Tournament

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

4200ac1f-285a-4de9-8573-c6f79f6a54c3Rooms are still available for 2016 Masters Tournament @ The Partridge Inn Augusta, Curio Collection by Hilton, known as “The Grand Hotel of the Classic South.”

The Masters® tournament draws more than 50,000 spectators a day to Augusta National Golf Course, making it the largest week for hotels in Augusta.

The Partridge Inn Augusta still has rooms available for Masters practice rounds from Monday April 4 to Wednesday April 6. You’ll receive a complimentary shuttle to Augusta National, breakfast, custom welcome gifts, and access to the P.I. Bar and Grill restaurant and verandah.

At only 2 miles away, The Partridge Inn is the closest hotel to Augusta National Golf Course.

Contact the hotel to book your room today by calling 706.737.8888. Or book online here.

Event space is still available for the highly coveted week and can be booked by calling The Partridge Inn’s sales manager Tijuana Jenkins at 706-396-2614.

The Partridge Inn Augusta, 2110 Walton Way, Augusta, Ga 1-706-737-8888

High Cotton Kids Consignment Show this week, Feb 25-27, Savannah

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

High Cotton Kids Spring 2016 Savannah Sale

High Cotton Kids Consignment Show this week, Feb. 25-27 at 2104 East Victory Drive, Crossroads Shopping Center, Savannah

High Cotton Kids is Savannah’s biggest upscale resale shopping event and THE place to find high-end boutique children’s brand clothing sizes 0-12, bedding, furniture, toys, baby equipment, maternity clothing and more at a fraction of the retail price.

New merchandise will also be available from several local retailers.

There will be something for everybody’s taste and budget from adorable smocked frocks to funky threads to even high cotton play clothes your kids will love to throw on all spring and summer.

Come to High Cotton Kids’ Shop for a Cause Presale this Thursday, February 25 from 5-6 PM. High Cotton Kids is partnering with The Next Generation for the Children’s Hospital at Memorial and the Humane Society of Greater Savannah. Please bring a $5 cash donation and shop one hour early, before the show opens to the public!

High Cotton Kids Spring and Summer 2016 Show Hours

2104 East Victory Drive, Victory Drive Shopping Center

Thursday, Feb. 25 5 – 6pm Shop for a Cause Presale -Check the details to shop early!

6 – 8pm Open to the public

Friday, Feb. 26 9am – 5pm Open to the public

Saturday, Feb. 27 9am – 2pm (Select items will be 40% OFF) Open to the public

High Cotton Kids is sponsored by: Mathnasium, Britt Buckler, Level V Independent Consultant, Rodan + Fields, Lauren Milmine Designs and Glow Medical Spa + Beauty Boutique

High Cotton Kids, www.highcottonkids.com, email info@highcottonkids.com  High Cotton Kids is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

St. Andrew’s School senior named Chatham County STAR Student

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Savannah schools St. Andrew's School Congratulations St. Andrew’s School senior Rebecca Suh who was selected as the Chatham County STAR Student for 2016.

Rebecca selected as her STAR Teacher, Mr. David Kelly.

The STAR program honors Georgia’s high achieving seniors and the teachers who have been instrumental in their academic development.

Each Chatham County high school nominated a senior with the highest SAT score in one sitting and who also is in the top 10% of the class. Rebecca will now move onto the Regional Competition in Statesboro in March to compete at the region level.

(Photo of Suh and Kelly)

ABOUT ST. ANDREW’S SCHOOL
St. Andrew’s is a college preparatory school for Pre-K3 through Grade 12 on Wilmington Island offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. For more information, visit www.saintschool.com or call 897.4941.

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OPEN HOUSES

Come see all that St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island in Savannah has to offer.

St. Andrew’s School Open House for Prospective Families

9AM March 1 2016
601 Penn Waller Road, Savannah, GA, 31410
Call 897.4941, x. 452 for more information or to reserve a spot

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941, www.saintschool.com , email admission@saintschool.com On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Little League Baseball in Savannah

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

Little League Baseball Savannah Chatham County Little League® Baseball has finally come to Chatham County.

Click here 

Tentative details include Little League®: Evaluations March 1, 3, 5
Draft March 7.
Games will be during the week- no weekends.
The season will end around May 20.
Age Groups are 4-12
All welcome

Contact Coach Tom with any questions at 912-777-8006.

Little League registration is NOW open. Click here to register online.

Stay connected by liking Chatham County Little League Baseball on Facebook here.

Early Bird Spring Break Deal @ Holiday Inn Resort, Jekyll Is.

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

Jekyll Island hotels Holiday Inn Resort

Getting away for a few days for Spring Break 2016 doesn’t have to cost a fortune.

Nor do you have to travel far for a relaxing getaway.

Book early and save up to 20 percent @ the oceanside, family-friendly Holiday Inn Resort on nearby Jekyll Island.

Spring Break is right around the corner (just like Jekyll Is.) and this deal is the perfect way to save on your beach vacation.

Holiday Inn Resort and Jekyll Island will host plenty of activities during Spring Break season that are perfect for families. Jekyll Island Spring 2016 events include:

*Easter Bonnet Parade & Easter Bunny visits @ Jekyll Island Beach Village, March 19

*Easter Egg Stroll (giant Easter egg hunt) @ Jekyll Island Historic District, March 26

To book your stay, click here.  Or call 912.635.2211 or 888.HOLIDAY and ask for the Spring Break 20% off deal.

Holiday Inn Resort Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island is an easy, roughly 90-minute drive south I-95 from Savannah.

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.

Find Holiday Inn Resort on tripadvisor here.

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

Spring Break 2016 Camps/Classes in Savannah

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

Spring Break Camps in Savannah Pooler Yes, you can find ways to entertain your kids during Spring Break while still getting work done. Here are some Spring Break 2016 Camps/Classes in Savannah & Pooler.

*  Spring Break Art Camp @ Everyone’s An Artist Studio in Pooler, March 14-18. Details here.
Cost per child: $175. 
Register before March 1 to receive a $25 discount.  

To register, call 912-755-4567.
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* Spring Break Open Studio Hours @ Scribble Art Studio in Savannah. Details here. 
Drop off your kid(s) for an hour(s) of creative fun anytime 11AM-2PM March 14, 15, 16 & 18. (No Open Studio on March 17)
Several art kits from which to chose starting @ $15.
Call 912-713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com for more info.
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* Art classes during Spring Breaks @ City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs studio. While the DCA isn’t having an official spring break art camp this year, many of the spring classes they are offering will continue during spring break. See the classes offered here. 

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*  Spring Break Swim Camp @ Chatham Aquatic Center in Savannah, March 14-17. Details here.
Snorkeling, water safety, kayaking, pool games, fun.
10AM-1PM.
Ages 6-12
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JEA Spring Days @ JEA in Savannah. Details here.  Year-round vacation programming for children Pre K–8th grade including:
March 14-18, March 28-April 1, April 22, May 23-27 and June 1-3. Field trips, swimming, cooking, sports,  crafts. OPEN TO ALL.  Single Day – Members $35/day | Non-Members $45/day

Highlights of Southern Women’s Show Savannah, Feb. 26-28

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Southern Women's Show Savannah

Who is ready for some sassy & smart fun @ the Southern Women’s Show Savannah, Feb. 26-28 @ Savannah International Trade & Convention Center?

See all the not-to-miss show highlights here. 

Highlights include yummy recipe samples from Food Network star Emily Ellyn with her signature cat-eye glasses and vintage-inspired style,

Ellyn, formerly known as the Retro Rad Chef from Food Network’s Food Network Star, Cupcake Wars & most recently as the winner of Cutthroat Kitchen, will be on the Cooking Stage on Sat. Feb. 27 at 3:30PM &  Sun. Feb. 28 at 1:30PM & 3:30PM.

She’ll demonstrate her latest retro-recipe-redo of classic dishes. Ellyn’s recipe samples brought to you by the Georgia Beef Board.

Other highlights include:

Happy Hour on Friday and Saturday: Guests receive a complimentary glass of wine on Friday & Saturday evenings after 5PM with coupon. Details here. 

Firefighter Show: Burnin’ Up the Runway with Savannah’s Southside Fire Department,
6PM Fri. Feb. 26; 5PM Sat. Feb. 27.  Details here. 

Mother-daughter cake decorating contest: Gigi’s Cupcakes of Savannah on the Cooking Stage, 3PM on Sun. Feb. 28 for the Mother Daughter Cake Decorating Contest. Participants will receive a pre-iced cake & tons of decorative goodies. 1st place will win a cupcake party package courtesy of Gigi’s Cupcakes. All mother-daughter duos can take their creation home. Details here. 

Get ready for a fun girls-day out at the Southern Women’s Show Savannah.

See all the not-to-miss show highlights here. 

Southern Women’s Show Savannah, Feb. 26-26, Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, 1 International Dr. Southern Women’s Show is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Free 4-Day Trial of Le-Vel’s THRIVE 8-Week Experience

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Thrive weight loss Savannah

We’re all stretched thin, trying to fulfill our duties.

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 Experience are 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

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Free Four-Day Trial

Enter to win a drawing for a free four-day THRIVE trial for SouthernMamas.com readers.

To enter the drawing, click here  to sign up for a FREE no obligation customer account.  The winner will be announced Fri. Feb. 26.

Your friends are going to want to hear about this natural, GMO-free, gluten-free product, so let them hear about it from you.

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Collagen gel

Ask about the release of FORM, the hydrolyzed collagen gel from Le-Vel.

Contact Jill Preiss, Le-Vel Independent Brand Promoter in Savannah via email at Team@thrivesavannah.com

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Stay connected by liking Le-Vel on Facebook here.

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

Spring Break 2016 Open Studio @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Spring Break Camps Savannah Scribble Art Studio

Scribble Art Studio can help you out during Savannah’s Spring Break 2016 March 14-18.

Drop off your kid(s) for an hour(s) of creative fun anytime 11AM-2PM March 14, 15, 16 & 18. (No Open Studio on March 17)

Your child will have several art kits from which to chose starting @ $15.

Now that sounds like a break for you, too.

Call 912-713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com for more info.

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 info@thescribbleartstudio.com  . Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

FREE Math Family Fun Night in Savannah

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

FREE Family Math Night in Savannah Math Family Fun Night, March 4, 6-8PM with Math Masters of Savannah.

You and your family can play with magic mixers, test your skills creating tangrams, race to finish speed tests, practice measuring everyday objects, create shapes on geoboards and much more.

Get tickets for each activity you complete and you will be entered into a drawing for math games you can play at home.

This event is geared toward elementary and middle school students but everyone is welcome.

Free Math Family Fun Night will be March 4, 6-8PM @ Sycamore Church, 1914 E 52nd St, Savannah, Georgia 31404

Learn more here.

Affordable Savannah kids art classes including Pottery Pig workshop

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

clay-pigsYou & your child can get your hands dirty in a Piggy Pottery workshop in Savannah.

The Piggy Pottery Saturday workshop 10AM-1PM March 26 is one of many art workshops & classes offered by The City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs.

Class will use basic hand building techniques to make unique sculptures for ages 12+ with a parent or 17+ without a parent.

Registration is open for The City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs Session 2 Visual Arts Classes & Workshops.

Day & evening sessions are offered for children, teens & adults in all skill levels. Sessions begin Feb. 29 & run through April 9.

Classes are @ the Department of Cultural Affairs studios, 9 W. Henry St. in Savannah.

New offerings include fiber techniques, jewelry design, ceramics, and advanced metalsmithing.

Interested in jewelry design? The Tassel Mala Necklace workshop is perfect.

Class fees include instruction, use of studio space, use of equipment & all materials, tools required. Space is limited. Advance registration is required.

For a full list of offerings, click here. Credit cards accepted.

Class schedule and registration forms are available online by clicking here or by calling (912) 651-6783. 

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Session 2 Classes and Workshops
February 29 – April 9, 2016

Youth & Adult One and Two-Day Workshops

Fairy Toad Houses: Parent and Child Clay NEW (UPDATE: This class is full)
Instructor: Crystal Travaille
Ages 4+ with parent, Sat. March 5, 10am-12pm
Spring is a perfect time to get your garden fairy toad house made. This parent & child workshop gives you the chance to dream up a perfect abode for your garden toad. Class will use basic hand building skills & incorporate unique textures for decoration. All houses can be under glazed with a variety of colors.
$20/$15 city resident. To register click here.

Tassel Mala Necklace NEW
Instructor: Jessica Anderson
Ages 12+, Thurs. March 10, 3:30-5:30 pm
Join this hands-on workshop open to all skill levels interested in jewelry design. Students will learn basic beading & tassel making.
$20/$15 city resident. To register click here.

Weaving for Beginners NEW
Instructor: Mary Bass
Ages 12+ Wed.  March 16 & 23, 3:30-5:30pm
Join this hands-on workshop open to all skill levels interested in learning basic embroidery techniques. Students will learn how to create their own weaving board & will work with a variety of materials.
$25/$20 city resident. To register click here.

Enameling for Beginners NEW
Instructor: Jessica Anderson
Ages 12+, Thurs. March 24, 3:30-5:30 pm
Join this hands-on workshop open to all skill levels interested in enameling. Students will learn basic enameling techniques creating one of a kind jewelry.
$20/$15 city resident. To register click here.

Piggy Pottery Workshop NEW
Instructor: Dave Peterson
Ages 17+ (12+ with parent), Sat. March 26, 10-1pm
Join instructor Dave Peterson in the mud puddle & make your own pottery pig. Class will use basic hand building techniques to make unique sculptures.
$25/$20 city resident. To register click here.

Birds Nest Necklace NEW
Instructor: Jessica Anderson
Ages 12+ Thurs. March 31, 3:30-5:30pm
Join this hands-on workshop open to all skill levels interested in wire wrapping & beading. Students will learn basic wire wrapping techniques, creating a unique “birds nest” necklace.
$20/$15 city resident. To register click here.

Glass Quilt: Fused Glass
Instructor: Kristin Fulford
Ages 14+, Sat.  April 9, 10am-2pm
Join this fun, hands-on class, open to all levels from the beginner to those who want to learn more about various techniques in fused glass, culminating in a glass quilt. A glass kit with 4 sheets is included in cost, as well as scrap glass.
$40/$35 city resident. To register click here.

Youth Classes

Teen Clay (6 Weeks)
Instructor: Clair Buckner
Ages 12+, Tuesday, March 1 – April 5, 3:30-4:45pm
Explore the potter’s wheel as well as hand building and sculpture.
$85/$80 city resident. To register click here.

Learn more about all the above classes here. 

Art classes & workshops @ City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs studios. 9 W. Henry St. (912) 651-6783 On Facebook here. On Twitter here. Savannah Dept. of Cultural Affairs is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser