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Monster High & Minecraft parties @ Everyone’s An Artist Studio, Pooler

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

Everyone's An Artist Studio Pooler

Drop off your kids @ Everyone’s An Artist studio at 115 Canal St. in Pooler for an hour of fun arts & crafts during open studio drop-off hours for kids.

Kids can do supervised art work while you cross items off on your to-do list

Open Studio Saturday, April 2, 10AM-2PM. All ages welcome. $15 per art kit. Drop in. Call to register. 912-755-4567.

Weekday open studios

10AM-1PM Mon. March 28

10AM-1PM Tues. March 29

10AM-1PM Thurs. March 31

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pooler kids' events art studio Movie Night

Bring your kids to check it out this Sat. April 2, 6-9PM for Kids’ Movie & Craft Night. Your kids will enjoy crafts, movie, pizza & fun while you enjoy a childfree night out. Movie: The Peanuts Movie. Call to register. 912-755-4567

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Monster High

Register your child for Monster High Party Saturday May 7, 3-5PM @ Everyone’s An Artist art studio. Parents accompany pre-registered child. $25 per child. 3 Monster High activities include, jewelry making, canvas painting and mini coffin decorating. Call to register. 912-755-4567.

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Minecraft Party

Register your child for Minecraft Party Saturday May 14, 3-5PM Everyone’s An Artist art studio. Parents accompany pre-registered child. $25 per child. 3 Minecraft related arts and crafts, including necklaces or keychains, canvas painting and more. Call to register. 912-755-4567

Everyone’s An Artist studio, 115 Canal St. Pooler, offers group & private art classes, birthday parties, kids’ movie nights, adult art parties & more. 912-755-4567. On Facebook here. Everyone’s An Artist studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Affordable Savannah kids’ art classes including parent & child clay workshops

Friday, March 25th, 2016

affordable art classes savannah Clay Whistles & Balloon-Belly Birdhouse workshops are among the art workshops & classes offered by The City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs during Spring 2016.

Registration is open for The City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs Session 3 Visual Arts Classes & Workshops.

Registration Deadline:
Class registrations are due at noon, Thurs. April 14.
Workshop registrations due at noon the Thurs. before the workshop.

Day & evening sessions are offered for children, teens & adults in all skill levels. Sessions begin April 18 & run through May 13 2016.

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

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. 

Session 3 Classes and Workshops
April 18 – May 13, 2016

Youth & Adult Wednesday Workshops
All workshops will be notified when work is ready to be picked up. It is usually within 7-10 days

Balloon-Belly Birdhouse: Parent and Child Clay
Instructor: Clair Buckner
Ages 4+ with parent, Wednesday, April 20, 3:30-4:30pm
Come join us for a parent and child workshop! Let your imagination run wild and make a one of a kind balloon-belly birdhouse! Students will learn basic hand building, sculpting and decorating techniques.
$20/$15 city resident Registration forms are available online by clicking here or by calling (912) 651-6783. 

Clay Whistles
Instructor: Clair Buckner
Ages 12+, Wednesday, April 27, 3:30-4:30pm
Make music from mud! Join us for a clay whistle workshop where we will be designing and constructing musical instruments utilizing basic hand building techniques and simple tools. A variety of finishing techniques will be discussed and your works will be fired.
$20/$15 city resident Registration forms are available online by clicking here or by calling (912) 651-6783. 

Ipot: Ceramic Speaker NEW
Instructor: Clair Buckner
Ages 12+, Wednesday, May 4, 3:30-4:30pm
We will make a one of a kind ceramic sculpture speaker for your electronic device. Basic hand building and sculpting techniques will be used. If you can bring the device you wish to amplify, it would be helpful in your design process. Several finishing technics will be discussed.
$20/$15 city resident Registration forms are available online by clicking here or by calling (912) 651-6783. 

Sea Creature Sculpture: Parent and Child Clay NEW
Instructor: Clair Buckner
Ages 4+ with parent, Wednesday, May 11, 3:30-4:30pm
Let’s make a sculpture! Sharks, seahorses, and silly fish are waiting to be made. We use basic hand building skills to sculpt our creatures. We will underglaze our sculptures with a variety of colors.
$20/$15 city resident Registration forms are available online by clicking here or by calling (912) 651-6783. 

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 

Savannah Summer Camp 2016: Crossfit Hyperperformance Youth Camp

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Crossfit performance summer camp savannahCrossfit Hyperformance Youth Camp increases kids confidence and sports performance.

CrossFit Hyperformance Kids uses a combination of games, skill practice, and team work to build strength and conditioning in children. Classes include elements of gymnastics, weight lifting, body weight movements, running, jump roping and more. The goal is to make fitness FUN.

Specifically, CrossFit Hyperformance Kids teaches the 10 General Physical Skills. These skills are the base for any sport or discipline your child may pursue.

• Cardiorespiratory endurance
• Power
• Strength
• Stamina
• Speed
• Agility
• Flexibility
• Balance
• Accuracy
• Coordination

Camp Details

Children ages 6-13 are invited to participate in the Youth Camp. Each camp session will run for 2 weeks. Classes are held Mon – Thurs from 10:15 to 11:15AM. Kids will participate in a variety of activities and should wear cool appropriate clothing and bring a bottle to fill with water.
Session Start Dates
June 6th
June 20th
July 11th

Cost per session:
1 child – $95
Family
2 children – $170
3+ children $210

To register for a session please call Crossfit Hyperformance 912-335-3615 or visit online at www.crossfithp.com.

Crossfit Hyperformance​, 904 E. 70th St.Savannah, 31405
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20 Favorite Spring Things to Do in Savannah & the Lowcountry

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Spring Fun Guide Savannah things to do 2016Happy Spring 2016!

Our favorite things to do during Spring 2016 in Savannah & the Lowcountry.

Savannah-Lowcountry Spring 2016 Outdoor Festivals & special Spring events curated lovingly just for you by SouthernMamas.com.

See them all here. 

Savannah Summer Camps 2016: Byrd’s Martial Arts, Wilmington Is.

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Martial Arts Camps Savannah Summer 2016Sign up your kids for Byrd’s Adventure Summer Camp 2016 in Savannah – which celebrates 22 years on Wilmington Island this summer.

Early bird special: Enroll by April 24 & get 10% off for early registration. 

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. 

Coastal Kids Market Spring 2016 Savannah Consignment Sale, April 7-9

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

CKM 2016 Spring Sale Savannah

Coastal Kids Market Spring sale 2016 April 7-9.

Get updates about the sale & other special giveaways. Go to the event page here & click on “going” to get updates.

Sale dates & hours

Wed. April 6, 5-8PM (Preview Party for consignors /volunteers ONLY*)-details to come
Thurs. April 7, 6-8PM (*Charity Hour 5 pm)
Fri. April 8, 9AM– 5PM
Sat. April 9, 9AM – 2PM (some items 50% off)
*Check out the CKM website for details on Preview Party for consignors & volunteers only.

Stay connected

Please follow CKM on Twitter here & check out CKM Facebook page here frequently as you want to make sure you don’t miss any big announcements and giveaways. Be sure to check “going” on the CKM Facebook event page to make sure you know everything that is happening with CKM.

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Attention Teachers & Parents: You’re invited to a FREE Child in Nature Symposium, April 8 & 9, Savannah

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Child in Nature Symposium The 2016 Child in Nature Symposium @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah will be Fri. April 8 & Sat. April, 9.

This event will include: a free teacher program; a free parent/community member program & a children’s program.

The second annual Child In Nature Symposium will be at Oatland Island Fri. April 8, 4PM-7PM &  Sat. April 9, 9AM-1PM.

The Symposium is a collaborative effort between Charles Ellis Montessori Academy and PTA, St. Andrew’s School, the Oatland Island Wildlife Center, & the Montessori Education Society of Savannah (MESS).

The focus of this year’s symposium is Recovery of a Nature Language.

Friday for teachers & educators

On Friday afternoon, sessions will be held for teachers and educators that focus on engaging children in nature.

Saturday for parents & children

On Saturday morning, Dr. Pat Pritchard from Wesleyan College will present a keynote address for parents, teachers, and community members, and then everyone is invited to participate in workshops on topics that include Savannah­ area outdoor resources, nature journaling, school garden curriculum, outdoor navigation with map and compass, and creative ways to engage your children with nature.

An exciting program for children will also be offered on Saturday, led by Oatland naturalist Michelle Kelly.

Click here for Teacher Program Information: Registration (Friday and Saturday): FREE!

Click here for Parent and Community Program Information:  Registration (Saturday): FREE!

Click here for Children’s Program Information: Registration (Saturday): $5 child/$10 family

More on the Saturday children’s program

Cost: $5/child or $10/family
Fees will be paid at Oatland Island on Saturday, April 9. Cash or Check

Have you even seen faces or shapes in the clouds? At this year’s Child in Nature Symposium our children will be hiking Oatland’s trails with Naturalist Michelle Kelly and will be looking for hidden faces in trees and then accentuate them by sculpting on the tree with air dry clay and natural objects found on site. The Jacks of the wood will be peeping through the forest after we have hiked through! We will end our hike at our new mud kitchen, located in the garden, and will whip up some imaginary recipes of hickory pies and acorn stews.

Oatland Island Wildlife Center Wildlife, 711 Sandtown Rd. Savannah, GA, 31410 (912) 395-1212 Driving directions here.

Get $100 Onboard Credit & Half Off Disney Cruise Deposit

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Disney Cruise Deal Savannah Experience the magic of a Disney Cruise this year, and take advantage of an EXCLUSIVE offer by Two Sisters Travel.

Book a Disney cruise by THIS SUNDAY for 7-nights or longer departing August – December 2016, pay only half of the required deposit AND get up to $100 to spend onboard!!

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

843.284.3241

Become a Facebook fan at facebook.com/twosisterstravel

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Registration open for Snapology Summer Camps: Robotics, Computer Programming, Lego® Star Wars & more

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Snapology STEM Robotics Summer Camps 2016Snapology of Savannah Summer Camps 2016 are now open for registration.

These camps in Savannah & Richmond Hill are STEM-based camps – Video Game Design and Robotics using Lego bricks and pieces for boys and girls.

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Summer Camps 2016
Registration is now open
Locations will be Savannah Country Day School and The Bryan County Community Education Program in Richmond Hill.

ROBOTICS Camps
Inventors Club Robotics (ages 7+)
Snapoloy’s Space Wars Robotics (ages 7+)

COMPUTER PROGRAMING Camps
snAPP Video Game Design (ages 8+)

THEMED Camps (ages 5-10)
Lego® Star Wars
Minecraft®
Ninjas
Friends®

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2016 Summer Camps @ Savannah Country Day School

May 31-June 3
9:30am-12:30pm Star Wars®
1:30-4:30 Video Game Design

June 6- June 9
9:30-12:30 Space Wars Robotics
1:30-4:30 Inventors Robotics

June 13- June 16
9:30-12:30 Minecraft
1:30-4:30 Inventors Robotics

*To register for the camps listed above and for camp descriptions and more information please go to the
Savannah Country Day School website here and click on the Summer Programs tab. Registration forms can be found on the website.

Registration is now open.

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2016 Summer Camps Bryan Co. Community Education Program, Richmond Hill

June 20-June 23
9AM-Noon Video Game Design
1-4PM Ninjas

June 27-June 30
9AM-Noon Minecraft®
1-4PM Space Wars Robotics

July 11-July 14
9-Noon Star Wars®
1-4PM Inventors WeDo Robotics

July 18-July 21
9AM-Noon Minecraft®
1-4PM Lego® Friends

*To register for the Bryan Co. Community Ed camps and for camp descriptions and more information please stop by 120 Constitution Way Richmond Hill or call 912-459-5116.

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Snapology of Savannah offers after-school classes, summer camps & birthday parties, savannah.snapology.com, Snapology of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

FREE Family Night @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is.

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Sandbox Children's Museum Hilton Head Is. Have you taken your kids to The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. yet? Springtime is the time to do so. If coming from the Savannah area, make it a daytrip paired with other activities from our Things to Do With Kids on Hilton Head page.

Upcoming Events @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum

 

Sandbox Children's Museum Hilton Head Is. ___________________________________

FREE Family Night

May 6, 5:30-7:30PM (Last one til September!)
Made Possible by The Bargain Box
Free Admission to the museum, light refreshments, facepainting, Bounce House (weather permitting), arts and crafts and more.
Cookie decorating and a fun take home craft.
FREE!
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Imagination Hour

Thursdays 10:30-11:30AM

Story time followed by a related craft. Included in admission, sign up at front desk.

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Discover. Imagine.Grow. (DIG) School Readiness Program 

DIG is now being offered on Thursdays at the Hilton Head Head Library from 12:30-1:30PM through May 19, 2016 (no program Spring Break, April 14)
For children 3½-5 years of age
Registration is required. Stop by the children’s desk at the Library or call 843.255.6529 to reserve your space today.
Made Possible by The Long Cove Club Community Endowment Fund

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Sandbox at the Stables Hilton Head 2016

Sandbox at the Stables
Memorial Day Monday, May 30 2016
10AM-2PM

The 5th Annual Sandbox at The Stables Fundraiser at Lawton Stables in Sea Pines Resort activities (some free, some require activity tickets) scheduled include:
Craft projects
Inflatable water slides and bounce houses
Pony rides
Facepainting by Morgan’s Mommies Facepainting People
Family game and activities
Rock Climbing Wall and Bungee Jumping by Firehouse Nutz Extreme Events
Live remotes from SC103.1 and 104.9 The Surf
New This Year will be a raffle for (2) Roundtrip Airfare Tickets
and (4) One Day Hopper Disney World Tickets
(restrictions and blackout dates apply)

The Cowpoke Caper Parade is back again at High Noon. Come dressed as your favorite cowpoke and bring your cowpoke name – creativity is key! Free bandanas to the first 50 entries.

Hot dogs & burgers plus refreshments including snow cones and cotton candy, all available for purchase.

Admission

Admission: $5 per person; tickets for concessions and activities are $1 each. (Members:$5/person and you will receive $5 in concession tickets for each paid admission)
Plus $6 for pass for entrance into Sea Pines Resort

Guests will park at the Trolley Stop inside Sea Pines and ride the free trolley to Lawton Stables. The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Pope Avenue will be closed on Memorial Day.

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New grocery checkout exhibit 

Coming soon to the Sandbox: a brand new exhibit – The “Island Grocery Checkout”

In Island Grocery where everything is child-sized (even the grocery carts), children can 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 & apply math skills including sorting, classifying, calculations & the use of money, as well as concepts related to health & nutrition.
Custom Built especially for The Sandbox by Science Kinetics.
Sponsorship opportunities are available.

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Museum Hours

Hours of Operation for April
Sunday: Closed
Monday-Saturday: 10AM-5PM

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

Spring planting & veggies special kids’ programs @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Monday, March 21st, 2016

SCM_logocolorJoin Savannah Children’s Museum for the Smart Start Nutrition Program series, each focusing on different aspects of a healthy lifestyle.

Free for members or with the cost of admission.

Spring Planting
Easter Sunday, March 27, at noon & 2pm UPDATE: POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL 3
It’s Spring and time to get that garden started at home! Join Jesse in the Frogtown Garden to learn about the life cycle of a seed. Each child will paint our own pot to plant one in. Each family can take their pot home and watch their seed grow into a beautiful plant*
*Supplies are limited and will be given away first come, first serve.

I Love My Veggies
Sunday, April 10, at noon & 2pm
Vegetables are awesome and something we should eat every day! Explore new colors, textures and tastes while learning why vegetables are so important to building strong, healthy bodies. You’ll finish things off with a veg-tastic treat and tips on how to get more into our daily meals.

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Open Mon. March 28

School’s out, what to do? Savannah Children’s Museum will be open Monday, March 28 2016.

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Programs at SCM
Sundays:
Wednesdays through Saturdays: 
Rockstar Reading at 11:30AM
Rockstar Reading at 10:30AM
Awesome Art at 12:30PM
Awesome Art at 11:30PM
Family Fitness at 1:30PM
Family Fitness at 12:30PM
Super Science at 2:30PM
Super Science at 1:30PM

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Everyday Savannah Children’s Museum offers enhanced programs to bring you and your families engaging opportunities to learn and experience the museum in unique ways. These programs are offered daily and are included in the purchase of your museum pass and always free for members.

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Admission

$7.50 per person (aged 18 mo. and older)
Ask about the discount combination ticket

Savannah Children’s Museum is a magical outdoor space located at Georgia State Railroad Museum in the old Central of Georgia Carpentry Shop. Expert educators create fun daily programming so children and families learn while they play.

You can purchase tickets at each of the museum’s gift shops or take advantage of the Discount Combination Ticket.

Email info@savannahchildrensmuseum.org with questions.

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

Free showing of “The Wind Rises” kids’ movie April 3, Savannah

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Free screening of The Wind Rises Savannah Bring the kids to the free screening of “The Wind Rises” @ 5PM this Sun. April 3 on the rooftop of The Florence in Savannah.

“The Wind Rises” @ The Florence, 1 W Victory Dr, # B, Savannah 31405
Early Show | 5 PM | This is part of The Florence’s Hayao Miyazaki Rooftop Reels series

Perfect for the kids – the movie is about how a lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose storied career includes the creation of the A-6M World War II fighter plane.

Enjoy The Florence’s full menu, drinks or dessert. If your little one isn’t into pizza (yet), The Florence will always make spaghetti too.

The screenings are totally free.

The Florence, 1 W Victory Dr, # B, Savannah, Georgia 31405

FOR MORE FREE KIDS’ EVENTS IN THE SAVANNAH-AREA, CLICK HERE.

Girls on the Runway fashion show to benefit Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia

Sunday, March 20th, 2016

Girls on the Runway Fashion Show Fund Raiser Girls on the Runway!

Hosted by Mercer University School of Medicine, Girls on the Runway is a Fashion Show event that will celebrate strong, confident girls on Sunday, April 3 from 1-3PM.

Purchase tickets here. 

Girls on The Runway will feature great new looks from Runway Seven, Matilda Jane, Kendra Scott, and Fleet Feet Savannah for girls and women of GOTR of all ages and sizes.

*all proceeds will go to the Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia Scholarship fund-to expand access of running and mentor programs to Savannah girls who need them most*

The show takes place at the Memorial University Health Center- Hoskins Center 1250 E 66th St Savannah, GA 31404.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy fashion, refreshments and music while celebrating the healthy, joyful girls and women of our community!

Not only will your ticket give you access to our fashion show but also to inspiring female speakers, local vendors and designers, wellness information, a raffle and a silent auction boasting items from Stella and Dot, Savannah Day Spa, Lululemon Athletica, Pure Barre, 40 Volume Salon, Hairport Salon, Glow Medical Spa, Lovin’ Spoons, Kendra Scott, Thirty One Gifts, Hester Zipperer and Beetnix Juice Bar, to name a few.

The show takes place at the Memorial University Health Center- Hoskins Center 1250 E 66th St Savannah, 31404.

Tickets are limited, so purchase yours now by clicking here.

Prizes & giveaways at Coastal Kids’ Market Virtual Pajama Party, March 30

Sunday, March 20th, 2016

11846690_10153410729572559_7718001649669591729_nJoin Coastal Kids Market consignment sale Wed. March 30 for CKM’s fast & furious Virtual Pajama Party on the CKM Facebook page.

This event is going to be so much fun with prizes ranging from preview party passes to CKM market money to vendor & sponsor giveaways.

The event will start at 8:30PM. The last giveaway will be posted at 9:30 pm. Don’t worry if you’re running a little late, come on over as the questions will be left up for a bit. Then the winners will be announced Thursday. Many of the giveaways have time limits though, so be sure to stop by Wednesday night to get entered into everything.

Click HERE to RSVP!

All prizes to be picked up at Coastal Kids Market, April 7-9th, at The Shoppes of Savannah, formerly known as the Savannah Festival Outlet Center, 11 Gateway Blvd S, Savannah.

You still have time to register to consign (although spaces are filling up fast!) Just go to www.coastalkidsmarket.com for details.

And don’t forget to tell CKM that you are coming to the CKM sale by clicking “going” on on the sale’s event page!

Sale dates & hours

Wed. April 6, 5-8 pm (Preview Party for consignors /volunteers ONLY*)-details to come
Thurs. April 7, 6-8pm (*Charity Hour 5 pm)
Fri. April 8, 9am– 5pm
Sat. April 9, 9am – 2pm (some items 50% off)
*Check out the CKM website for details on Preview Party for consignors & volunteers only.

Stay connected

Please follow CKM on Twitter here & check out CKM Facebook page here frequently as you want to make sure you don’t miss any big announcements and giveaways. Be sure to check “going” on the CKM Facebook event page to make sure you know everything that is happening with CKM.

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Perfect part-time job for a Savannah mom

Sunday, March 20th, 2016

Girls on the Run Here’s a perfect part-time position for a Savannah mom – office & programs manager @ Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia.

Position Profile: The Office & Programs Manager, a part-time position, is responsible for database management, overseeing and purchasing office and program supplies, program dates coordination and evaluation and assistance with special events. Some of the key responsibilities falling within this area include:

Office Management
With support from Executive Director, coordinate all purchases for office supplies.
Oversee purchase, preparation and distribution of all coaching materials for programs. (coach boxes,
t-shirts, water bottles, grown-up guides, coach playbooks, etc.)
Obtain healthy snacks for all sites and hot meals through the Kids Café for 21 Century schools.

Program & Data Management

*With support from Executive Director, coordinate database including but not limited to registration, rosters, donor records and volunteer records.
*Oversee program registration
*Send monthly email communication to database through Emma and update website when needed.
*Coordinate program evaluation for GOTR participants, liaisons, volunteers and families.
*Coordinates site visits (Addy visits) to ensure program quality & consistency and to provide support to coaches

GOTR 5K Event:
Purchase supplies if needed and take inventory after run.
Work with Executive Director and 5K committee to coordinate volunteers and event logistics.

Required Qualifications
BS or BA preferred.
Must display a personal passion for the mission of GOTR.
Ability to work flexibly and collaboratively as part of a team.
Strong written and oral communication skills with a range of audiences.
Remain composed under stress and take personal responsibility for delivering on personal and organizational commitments.
Schedule that will allow time in the office even though occasional work from home is fine.
Computer competence, including but not limited to: Google Docs, DropBox, Excel, and email and willingness to learn about Podio and Raceplanner. data system.
Understands and embraces diversity and inclusiveness in thought, word and actions.
Understands and embraces a healthy lifestyle in thought, word and actions.

Position Specifics:
This position reports directly to the Executive Director. Regularly scheduled hours in the office are encouraged even though occasional work from home is certainly acceptable as required by GOTR program scheduling, not to exceed 25 hours per week. The work is busiest during coach recruitment and the start of programs and includes the end-of-season 5K week (typically late April and late November). Hours are flexible during school holidays. Vacation plans should not interfere with the beginning of programs or the 5K. This job will be a stipend or hourly position.

The job description is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

The Organization
Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia serves Bryan, Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties in Coastal Georgia. GOTR-CGA launched in 2006 with approximately 40 girls at 4 sites and currently serves almost 1,000 girls at 30+ sites in 2016. The council serves a diverse mix of sites and holds a commitment to economic and racial diversity as a core value. The GOTR-CGA board of directors is an active board with a commitment to our mission.

TO APPLY:

Interested and qualified candidates may apply by submitting a resume and cover letter to:
Beth Aldrich
Executive Director
Girls on the Run of Coastal Georgia
401 Eisenhower Drive
Savannah GA 31406

912-349=1528
b.aldrich@girlsontherun-ga.org

Resumes must be received by Friday, April 1, 2016.

Open enrollment for Savannah’s only all-girl roller derby team

Saturday, March 19th, 2016

image1 (10)Savannah Jr. Derbytaunts are Savannah’s only all girl roller derby team.

Open enrollment is every Saturday morning in April, 9-11AM @ Starcastle Family Entertainment Center, located at 550 Mall Blvd, Savannah, 31406.

Open to girls ages 8-17. It’s free to come try!

Loaner skates, pads and helmets available. You just need to bring a mouth guard & a water bottle.

Email savannahjuniorderby@gmail.com for any questions.