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Savannah Summer Camps 2016: Flexible schedule with Mix & Match & Open Studio @ Scribble Art Studio

Friday, June 10th, 2016


art summer camps savannah 2016 Scribble Art Studio

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah offers a summer camp mix & match deal where parents can buy a week of summer camp and break it up throughout the summer.

Perfect for those who can’t commit to a solid week of camp.

This applies to all Scribble camps in Savannah

Learn more here. 

Or join Scribble for just a day of camp, just $37 10AM-1PM or stop by Open Studio, Mon-Fri, 1-4:30, $15 an hour includes choice of Art Kit.

Savannah location: 212 E 37th St, Savannah, 31401

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah offers art summer camps 2016 for little & big kids.

Art camp for ages 4-7 is Mon-Fri. 10AM-1PM. Weekly sessions run until Aug. 5 2016.

Art Camp for ages 8+ is Mon-Fri. 3-5PM. Weekly sessions run until July 29 2016.

Dates for older kids camps: June 13-17 Mixed Media: June 27-July 1 Painting; July 11-15: Alternative Painting; July 25-29 Comics & Cartooning.

Cost: $185/week

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

For more information, contact artist Carrie Christian at (912) 713-7376 or email  . Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio is a advertiser


Open Studio Kid Drop-off Summer 2016 Scribble Art Studio Savannah

Open Studio during Summer 2016 @ Scribble Art Studio., Savannah

Need a creative spot to drop the kids while you run errands this summer?

Or want to spend some time with your little artist at a special spot?

Check out Open Studio hours this summer @ Scribble Art Studio in Savannah

Parents can Drop Off or Drop In, Mon-Fri, 1-4:30PM. Art kits start at $10 and there are lots of new options from which to choose.

Drop off option is for ages 4+. For ages 3 & younger, a caregiver is required to stay.

Open Studio starts Mon. May 30. No reservations necessary.

For more information, call 912-713-7376 or email

Scribble Art Studio is at 212 E 37th St, Savannah, 31401

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah also offers art summer camps 2016 for little & big kids.

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

For more information, contact artist Carrie Christian at (912) 713-7376 or email  . Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio is a advertiser

Free Juneteenth Family Day @ Telfair Museums, Savannah

Friday, June 10th, 2016

Free Family Days @ Telfair Museums, SavannahFREE Family Day June 11 @ Telfair Museums

Free Family Day,  Saturday June 11, 1-4PM @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center (unless otherwise noted). Attend five Free Family Days & receive a 20% discount on any Telfair art class. Come to 10 Free Family Days & win a free 3D printed mini-me sculpture.

Upcoming FREE Family Days

Sat. June 11
Juneteenth Festival
Jepson Center
Juneteenth is the oldest celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Free and open to the public, this annual festival features live performances and hands-on art activities for all ages, celebrating Savannah’s history and Gullah Geechee heritage. The festival begins with an interactive performance by Jamal Toure and other local storytellers, followed by demonstrations by traditional artists throughout the region. Children can experiment with crafts and try their hand at a variety of artmaking projects. A special highlight of the afternoon includes a live concert by reunited members of the Gospelaires, a legendary a cappella vocal group from Pin Point, offering a rare treat to the celebration.

Sat., July 9
Prints at the Telfair Academy
Telfair Museums has an incredible collection of prints, but they are not always on display. This Free Family Day gives you a chance to glimpse some of these amazing works in the historic Telfair Academy, featuring master artists such as Rembrandt and Whistler. You can also try your hand at different printmaking techniques to create masterpieces of your own!

207 W. York St.

121 Barnard St.

124 Abercorn St.

Follow Telfair Museums on Facebookhere. 

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Sensory Soft Sunday for children with special needs, Savannah

Thursday, June 9th, 2016


Savannah Children’s Museum will host Sensory Soft Sunday Sun. July 17 & Sun. Aug. 14 2016, 9-11AM as a unique offering for families with children who have special needs.

Children with special needs and their families are invited to Sensory Soft Sunday. Savannah Children’s Museum will open their doors two hours early so guests can explore and enjoy the museum with less concern regarding crowds and loud noises.

The number of attendees is limited, so secure your spot today by contacting Tickets: $7.50 per person over the age of 18 months.

What: Sensory Soft Sunday
When: Sunday, July 17 & Sunday Aug. 14 2016, 9-11AM
Where: Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd, Savannah, GA 31401
Cost: $7.50 for all guests 18 months and older (FREE for CHS members!)

Tickets are $7.50 per person over the age of 18 months, free for members.

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Stop summer learning loss with Summer Bridge workbooks available at Barnett Educational Supplies, Savannah

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Prevent summer learning loss with Summer Bridge workbooks available at Barnett Educational Supplies in Savannah.

Stop by the store on West DeRenne Avenue.

Like Barnett on Facebook here to stay informed about their sales & new products.

Store hours: Mon – Fri: 9 AM-7 PM; Sat: 10 AM-5 PM; Sun: 1- 5 PM.

Barnett Educational Supplies, 38 W De Renne Ave., Savannah, 31405-6742, tel: 912-356-1878, email , Barnett Educational Supplies is a advertiser.

June Musical Playdates with Kindermusik Savannah

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Mommy and Me Savannah Kindermusik Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys offers three musical playdates during June 2016.

The theme is “Music and Motion at the Ocean,” for children ages 0-7. This playdate will be held on June 15, 18, and 21. Spaces are limited so enroll today at

Wednesday, June 15, at 10AM
Saturday, June 18, at 10AM
Tuesday, June 21, at 11AM

New Family & Preschooler classes

Join Kindermusik Savannah for their new family class (ages 0-7) Tuesdays at 10AM, and their new preschooler class (ages 4-7) Mondays at 6PM.

Your first class is free.

Kindermusik…music now, skills for life.

Kindermusik Savannah,,   email, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a advertiser

Toddler Tuesday nature program @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Toddler Tuesday Oatland Summer Hours Savannah

Toddler Tuesday @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center is going back to 3 programs. Please sign up for one of the following: 9:45-10:15AM; 10:30-11AM; or 11:15-11:45AM. Same program each time, just more offerings so Oatland can let everyone in on the fun!

If you are new to the Savannah area or are a new parent, then you need to check out Toddler Tuesdays, a fun weekly program that celebrates nature @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, 711 Sandtown Rd. Savannah, GA, 31410.

At Toddler Tuesday, children & their parents/caretakers experience nature through themed activities including live animal encounters, wildlife nature walks, storytelling, songs, interactive finger-play & crafts.

Oatland’s naturalist leads these exciting & educational sessions.

Pre-registration is required and can be done by calling 912-395-1517 or online at Register before 4:30pm the Monday before.

Problems with registration? Contact Ms. Michelle @ or 912-395-1517

Oatland Island Wildlife Center
Wildlife and education programs
711 Sandtown Rd.
Savannah, GA, 31410
(912) 395-1212

Admission rates here.  


Click on the link to register

March 24–A Vulture’s View

March 31–Frog on a Log in a Bog

April 7–3..2..1..Blast Off 

 April 14–National Dolphin Day!

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

FREE preschool Young Explorers nature program for ages 3-4 @ Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

free preschooler program at Savannah National Wildlife Refuge The Savannah National Wildlife Refuge hosts a preschoolers “Young Explorers Club” on the first Tuesday of each month.

The free, hour-long monthly program for 3-4 year-olds starts at 10AM on the first Tuesday of each month.  There will be story time, crafts, snacks, and take-home activities all about this month’s topic.

The programs are at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center (694 Beech Hill Lane Hardeeville, SC 29927).

Each month, a different animal or method of conservation will be highlighted. Juniors of Girl Scout Troop 30387 have designed the monthly programs as their service project for completing the Bronze Award. The themes are:

July – Sea Turtles
August – Spiders
September – Fish
October – Butterflies
November – Turkeys
December – Ducks

For more information, please contact Joel Vos at (843) 784-2468.

Learn more here.



Meet Paw Patrol, Elsa & Superheroes @ Kidz Drop In Adventure, Hilton Head Is.

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Paw Patrol on Hilton Head IsTime to have a pup, pup boogie time with Paw Patrol.

Bring the kids to meet Paw Patrol
Saturday June 11
Kidz Drop In Adventure
55 Mathews Dr, Unit 195, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

COST: $10 per child
ADULTS: Free Admission
10am-12pm, 1-3pm OR 4-6pm.
Chase & Skye are bringing their friends Marshall & Rubble. The pups will be mingling with the kids giving hugs, high fives & making smiles happen as well as getting their pictures taken.

For $5 per picture, you can have our photographer take a picture with our backdrop with the pups. (Photos will be edited by the photographer and uploaded to Kidz Drop In Adventure Facebook page for you to print from there) Light refreshments will be served.

Other upcoming events @ Kidz Drop In Adventure

Brunch with Elsa
11AM-Noon Sat. June 18
COST: $20 per child
RSVP ONLY 843-715-4871
Parents can eat for $7 but parents admission is free.
The Ice Queen will talk to all the children, sing & dance with them, take photos with them & play.

Superhero Meet & Greet
3-5PM Sat. June 18
COST: $10 per child
Meet The Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man, Iron Man & Captain America. Pictures can also be taken with back drop by a photographer for $5 extra. Light refreshments will be served.

Pryme Tyme Before & After School Care Open Registration, Savannah

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Pryme Tyme YMCA aftercare Savannah Summer has just started, but it’s not too early to think about before and after school care for next year.

The YMCA of Coastal Georgia’s Pryme Tyme program is hosting open registration events for Chatham and Effingham Counties. Reserve your spot.

See below for dates and times:

Chatham County Open Registration
Thurs. June 23 & Fri. June 24
Garrison Elementary School
649 West Jones St.
Savannah, GA 31401

Sat. June 25
Habersham YMCA – Youth Gym
6400 Habersham St.
Savannah, GA 31405

Effingham County Open Registration
Fri. June 24
Sat. June 25
Effingham YMCA
1224 Patriot Drive
Rincon, GA 31326

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Free Summer Family Movies in the Park @ Tybee Is. & Hilton Head Is.

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

Free movies in the park Tybee Island Hilton Head Is Summer 2016

Add this to your Summer 2016 bucket list: watch an outdoor movie. There’s plenty of opportunities to do so on Tybee and Hilton Head Is.

Movies in the Park on Tybee Is. 

The third Saturday of the summer months, you are invited you to bring a chair and / or a blanket to the park & kick back while catching a free movie in Tybee Memorial Park on Jones Avenue on Tybee Is. 31328

Jurassic World will be the featured film kicking off the 2016 summer series June 18.

The movie will begin after the sun sets about 8:45PM and the evening sky is dark enough.

The movies will be shown inside the gym if it is raining.

June 18: Jurassic World

July 16: Tomorrowland

Aug. 20: Minions


Free summer movies in the Park Hilton Head Tybee Island

Hilton Head Thursday Summer Movie Nights in the Park

9AM-11PM June 16-Aug. 11
Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Is.
Free admission

After the sun sets over Broad Creek, come to waterside Shelter Cove Community Park for a summer full of blockbuster hits. Watch your favorites under the stars on a 20′ movie screen. No admission fee.

Beach chairs, blankets and take-out food from Shelter Cove Towne Centre merchants recommended.

Summer 2016 Movie Schedule – all begin at 9PM

Encounters with Nature
Thurs. June 16 – March of the Penguins
Thurs. June 23 – DisneyNature’s Bears
Thurs. June 30 – DisneyNature’s Earth

Under the Sea
Thurs. July 7 – Dolphin Tale
Thurs. July 14 – Flipper
Thurs. July 21 – DisneyNature’s Oceans

Summer Blockbusters
Thurs. July 28 – Toy Story 3
Thurs. August 4 – Grease
Thurs. August 11 – Finding Nemo

Learn more here.



I’m A Maker! Bootcamp, Savannah

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Maker Bootcamp Savannah Unique Savannah summer day camp – I’m a Maker! Bootcamp – teaches youth valuable technical skills.

This five day-long series of workshops this summer will teach local youth basic skills in 3D modeling, 3D printing & wood turning.

The first annual I’m a Maker! Bootcamp is July 25-July 29 by Maven Makers and is open to ages of 10-15.

The brick and mortar Maven Makers location opened in the fall of 2015 as a Savannah-based “maker space” and is the first business of its kind in the area. A maker space is a relatively new concept in which creative individuals known as “Makers” share their technical knowledge and skills, as well as tools and equipment.

In the same way a gym membership provides access to an array of exercise equipment, a maker space grants its members the use of an entire workshop for a nominal fee.

During the I’m A Maker! Bootcamp, youths between the ages of 10 and 15 will receive training on various shop equipment and power tools with an emphasis on their safe and responsible operation.

Once trained, the young Makers will create two spinning tops, one carved by hand on a wood lathe and another utilizing state-of-the-art 3D modeling and 3D printing technology. The camp will include competitions pitting the Makers’ spinning tops against one another to find out which ones spin the longest. The Makers will learn the principals of Design Thinking – a methodology of finding solutions to complex problems – to refine and improve the designs of their tops, and make them spin longer.

No prior technical knowledge or power tool experience is required. Each camper will take home a free “I’M A MAKER” T-shirt, the spinning tops they create, as well as newly acquired technical skills in wood working, power tools, 3D design, and 3D printing.

The Maven Makers space is at 415 West Boundary St., Savannah. Workshops will be 9AM-3PM.

Aftercare from 3-5PM will be available for a nominal fee.

For more information or to make reservations, click here

About Maven Makers

Maven Makers co-founder, Ty Donaldson, an alumni of Savannah College of Art and Design, started the company last year when he lost access to the school’s shop resources.

While enrolled at SCAD, I had access to their amazing arsenal of shop tools as a student, but that went away after I graduated,” Donaldson said. I knew other local SCAD alum who were in the same dilemma. That’s when my co-founder, Tim Cone, and I both realized Savannah was desperately in need of a maker space. Thus, Maven Makers was born.”

The Maven Makers shop, 415 West Boundary St. Savannah, 31401. Hours: Tue-Fri Noon– 9PM., Sat. 9AM–9PM Closed Sun. & Mon. The shop welcomes walk-ins to tour the facility & answer questions. Tel: 205-903-0489,  email Maven Makers is a advertiser 

Pooler schools: Open House @ Risen Savior Christian Academy

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Open House at Risen Savior Christian Academy Pooler schools

Pooler Schools Risen Savior Christian Academy

Come and see all that Risen Savior Christian Academy in Pooler has to offer.

10AM-NOON Sat. June 18 2016
Meet the teachers~ Learn the curriculum
Tour the Academy~ Enroll your child

Preschool – ages 2-4
Elementary – K-3rd grade
*Limited space in each classroom

Risen Savior Christian Academy
1755 Quacco Road
Pooler Ga. 313122

Learn more:

Risen Savior Christian Academy offers preschool for ages 2, 3 and 4 year olds, Kindergarten and Grade 1-3.

Stay connected to Risen Savior Christian Academy by liking their Facebook page here. 

For more information, please call 912.925.9431.

Risen Savior Christian Academy, 1755 Quacco Road, Pooler, Ga. 313122, 912.925.9431 Risen Savior Christian Academy is a advertiser. 

Soccer Summer Camp 2016 in Pooler

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Summer Soccer Camp in Pooler

Risen Savior Soccer Camp, Pooler
2016 “Victory is the Goal!” Youth Soccer Camp
June 15-17 (Wednesday-Friday) @ Pooler Rec Complex
Ages 4-12 ($20 registration fee. Register by June 3 to be guaranteed a camp t-shirt)
Camp includes soccer drills & games, camp t-shirts, drinks and FUN!
Plus, a chance to win a Kindle Fire HD
Soccer Camp Awards Sunday & BBQ will be Sunday, June 19 @ 10AM

Learn more about soccer camp here. 

2016 Soccer Camp Registration

Fill out registration and waiver form completely. Click here for a link to the form. Mail it and the $20 registration fee to Risen Savior (1755 Quacco Rd., Pooler). This will secure your child’s spot in the camp – space is limited.

Camp and weather updates can be found on Risen Savior’s and Risen Savior Christian Academy’s Facebook pages.


All camp sessions emphasize individual ball skills as well as fun games to put those skills into practice and develop teamwork. From fun introductory sessions for the youngest players to more intensive technical and tactical sessions for advanced players, all players are grouped by age and ability to ensure the best balance of fun, challenge, teamwork, and skill development.

  • Dribbling: shielding, one-on-one skills, footwork, turning
  • Passing: accuracy and technique, using both feet
  • Shooting: power, accuracy and technique with both feet
  • Receiving: proper technique using different parts of the body
  • Goal Keeping: proper technique, positioning, strategy
  • Conditioning: stretching, warm-up and cool-down exercises
  • Teamwork: strategies, awareness, cooperation, group success

Find info about the camp’s drop off & pick up as well as what to bring to camp here.  

Stay connected to Risen Savior Christian Academy by liking their Facebook page here. 

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fit46 fitness studio in Savannah is now offering childcare

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Fit46 gym pure barre classes with child care

Want to take a barre class, but no baby-sitter? fit46 has got you covered.

Starting Monday June 6, fit46 is offering a childcare service for kids ages 0 and older. Sign up soon, spaces are limited. Sign up & see the class schedule here. 

Cost is $5 per child per class.

About fit46

fit46 is a fitness studio located on White Bluff Road in Savannah behind Lucky’s Market. fit46 offers barre, interval barre, HIIT, sculpting yoga classes and more. They have highly trained and experienced instructors that keep you motivated and will help you reach your fitness goals. fit46 is now offering childcare to help the moms in our community

fit46, 5500 White Bluff Road (behind Lucky’s Market), Savannah 31405, 912-660-5292 email, On Facebook here, is a advertiser 

Synthetic Skating Rink @ Savannah Mall

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

13307445_1176666519031988_2598838298385249097_nA “Twice As Nice” Synthetic Skating Rink at the Savannah Mall is open from June 4 – Aug. 7 during the Summer of 2016.

For more info (912) 927-7467

About the Synthetic Ice Rink
The Ice Rink hours are Monday through Saturday from 10AM to 8PM and Sunday from noon to 6PM. Ice skates are available to rent. Socks are required and available for sale. Sessions start every half hour.

$4 per session. $2 train ride. Combo ticket for both $5

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Free Summer 2016 library shows & events, Savannah

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Free summer library events Savannah Live Oak

Live Oak Public Libraries presents 2016 Summer Reading Program June 1 through July 31

Read for rewards and enjoy great shows and activities at all Live Oak Public Libraries branches this summer, June 1 through July 31. The “On Your Mark, Get Set…READ!” Summer Reading Program is open to children and teens up to 18 years old.

To get started, visit any Live Oak Public Libraries branch in Chatham, Effingham or Liberty County and pick up your On Your Mark, Get Set…READ! reading log or download one from our  website, Don’t forget to register online in the Dugout area of our website so you qualify for all the great prizes! In the Dugout you can also share reviews of your favorite books, see what others are reading this summer, make a wish list, and keep track of what you’ve read!

Read anything – comics, graphic novels, newspapers, e-books and, of course, library books. You can also participate by listening to stories read aloud (so even babies can participate!) or by listening to audiobooks. Yes, attending a library storytime or program counts, too!

Read or be read to for a total of 10 hours. Complete and record your 10 hours from June 1 through July 31.

Keep track of the hours you’ve read by putting X’s through the sports icons (sneakers, bicycles, baseballs and footballs) on your summer reading log. Keep track of the book titles you’ve read in the Dugout area of our website. You’ll need these to get your free book from Barnes & Noble (while supplies last).

LEVEL 1:  Completed 10 hours? Starting June 11th, you can bring in your reading log and you’ll receive an entry form for the Grand Prize ($500 Oglethorpe Mall gift card) a coupon for a free book from Barnes & Noble, and a Level 1 Coupon Sheet with rewards from: Papa John’s Pizza, Lovin’ Spoons Self-Serve Fro-Yo, Frames-n-Games, Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, and UGA Marine Extension Service Aquarium. Please note: reading logs will not be accepted for rewards until June 11th.

LEVEL 2:  When you finish another 10 hours (20 hours total), go to your library and you’ll receive another entry for the Grand Prize plus a Level 2 Coupon Sheet with rewards from: Gigi’s Cupcakes, SK8 City, McDonald’s, Telfair Museums, The Original Pancake House, and Leopold’s Ice Cream.

LEVEL 3:  When you finish another 10 hours (30 hours total), you’ll receive another Grand Prize entry plus a Level 3 Coupon Sheet with rewards from: Get Air Trampoline Park, TreeHouse Adventures, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, Monkey Joe’s, Star Castle Family Entertainment Center, and the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth.

LEVEL 4:  When you finish another 10 hours (40 hours total), you are a VIP READER! You’ll receive TWO entry forms for the Grand Prize, plus you’ll be recognized as a reading VIP in a newspaper special section and at the Savannah Children’s Book Festival (Nov. 12th). To celebrate your 40 hours of reading, all VIP Readers will receive a VIP Readers-only sport cooler bag at their library branch.

GRAND PRIZE DRAWING:  This year’s grand prize is a $500 Oglethorpe Mall gift card. The grand prize winner will be announced on Wed. Aug. 10.