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Savannah Summer Camps 2017: S3 Film Camp

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Savannah Summer Camps Film Camp 2017

Help your child develop 21st Century success skills and learn the science and art of digital storytelling from story concept to final cut @ a new film camp this summer in Savannah.

New Savannah-based Digital Storytelling Summer Film Camp Program: S3 Film Camp is on set at River Oaks Film Studios, Savannah’s newest film studio @ 198 Gulfstream Road in Savannah.

Now live & accepting registrations. Register here. 

S3 Film Camp, where [S]TEM + [S]STORY = [S]UCCESS.

S3 Film Camp is for students ages 10 & older. Students are grouped by age and experience. Limited class size.  Younger student? Inquire here.

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NEW OPTION FOR YOUNGER FILMMAKERS

Because S3 Film Camp has had so much interest in their camp, organizers have added a new option to include younger filmmakers 7 to 10-years-old for the week of July 10.

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Give your kids the competitive edge of an innovative STEM-based digital storytelling film program developed by industry professionals and certified gifted and talented teachers @ [S]3 Digital Storytelling Film Camps.

Students build portfolios. Sharpen their skills. Earn Scout Badge requirements and learn from industry professionals.

Six weeks this summer – choose one week or multiple weeks. June 5-9; June 12-16; June 19-23; June 26-30; July 10-14; July 17-21.

Register here. 

[S]3 Digital Storytelling Film Camps, s3filmcamp.com, Student Story Space, Inc., 198 Gulfstream Road, Savannah, On Facebook here. [S]3 Digital Storytelling Film Camps are a SouthernMamas.com advertiser   

Savannah photographers: Mother’s Day Portrait Deal 2017 with Family Tides Photography

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Family Tides Photography Mother's Day Portrait 2017 Savannah photographers

Professional portraits are a wonderfully special gift for Mother’s Day.

There’s nothing as priceless as family photographs that capture your beautiful children before they grow up.

Portraits by Savannah professional photographer Nancy Hedtke, owner of Family Tides Photography, are in high demand by parents in Savannah & the Lowcountry. She combines a modern aesthetic with authentic moments providing quality images.

Family Tides Photography is offering a sweet Mother’s Day 2017 Portrait Deal – because every Mama deserves to have beautiful, updated photos with her babies on her walls or on her desktop.

This $99 package includes 30 minutes on Family Tides all-white set with an 8×10 print in frame of choice.  Additional prints and/or digital images will be available for purchase separately.

Please request a Mother’s Day Portrait Deal session time directly via the online reservation link here. 

Stay connected & updated about portrait sessions by following Family Tides Photography on Instagram here & liking their page on Facebook here.

Family Tides Photography, 912-650-0242, email nancy@familytidesphotography.com, familytidesphotography.com, Family Tides Photography is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah Summer Camps 2017: Full-Day Art Camp for ages 6-12

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Summer Camps 2017 Art Camp Savannah

Need a full-day summer camp for Summer 2017?

City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs presents the popular art camp for students up to age 12 during the summer break 2017. Limited volunteer internship opportunities are available for teens ages 13-18.

Ages: 6-12 year old (currently enrolled in Kindergarten)
Times: Monday-Thursday, 9AM to 4:30PM and Friday, 9AM-3PM
Fee: per child per session $165/$145 city resident

Learn more & download a registration form 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 

Savannah Spring & Easter Fun: Spring Lovelane Designs Pop-Up Shop @ The Paris Market, Savannah

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Lovelane Designs Pop Up Shop Paris Market Savannah Easter

We’re excited to tell you about Spring Lovelane Designs Pop-Up Shop.

Join The Paris Market in Savannah as Lovelane Designs presents her newest designs just in time for spring!

Come and enjoy champagne in The Paris Market cafe as you shop the store to create one of a kind Easter baskets for your loved ones! Lovelane Designs are adored for being high-quality; loving handmade with all-natural materials; and just downright magical.

Thursday, April 6, 11AM-6PM
The Paris Market
36 W Broughton St, Savannah, 31401

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Spring 2017 Kids’ Art Classes @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Art Classes Youth Scribble Art Studio Savannah

Spring 2017 Kids’ Art Classes @ Scribble Art Studio

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah spring children’s art classes will start the week of April 3 and run through May 2017.

Spring classes include:
Storybook Art w/Carrie (Ages 4+)
Art & Problem Solving (Ages 6+)
Mixed Media & Painting w/ Caroline (Ages 6+)
Exploring Techniques w/ Jose (Ages 12+);
Sew Much Fun w/Kristie (Ages 6+);
Portfolio Prep w/Jose (Ages 8+);
Comics & Cartooning w/ Jose (Ages 6+);
Express Yourself w/Carrie (Ages 6+);

Learn more about the above classes offered here.

Scribble Art Studio
212 E. 37th St.
Savannah, 31401

For more info on these Savannah youth art classes, call 912-713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com

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. 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

Spring Fun 2017: 20 Spring Things to Do in Savannah

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Spring Fun Guide Savannah things to do 2016Happy Spring 2017!

Check out our favorite things to do during Spring 2017 in Savannah & the Lowcountry.

Savannah-Lowcountry Spring 2017 Outdoor Festivals & special Spring events curated lovingly just for you by SouthernMamas.com.

See them all here. 

Make it a Mathnasium Summer: Math Camps 2017 in Savannah, Pooler, Bluffton

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Mathnasium Summer 2017 Camps Savannah Pooler Bluffton Tutoring Mathnasium’s fun summer programs are all about preventing summer learning loss and helping
students prepare for what lies ahead.

For some that means a solid review of previous material.

Others benefit from previewing upcoming concepts. Most students will get some of both!

Set your own flexible schedule. Use 15 to 24 hours anytime to suit you, and drop in on the days you
choose. Spread your visits through the summer, or complete in just a few weeks.

Mathnasium programs include :
 Cure for counting with fingers
 Jump start going into grades 1 through 5
 Master times tables!
 Master fractions, decimals and percents!
 Pre-algebra power math middle school review
 High school readiness – Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus
 SAT/ACT PREP

PLUS FREE GAME NIGHTS.

Locations

4 Convenient Locations

Mathnasium of Savannah Midtown
912-355-5678
(next to TJ MAXX)

Mathnasium of Savannah Islands 
912-898-3700
(Whitemarsh Isl next to Polka Dots)

Mathnasium of Pooler
912-330-0666
(next to Publix)

Mathnasium of Bluffton
843-815-6284
(near Publix off Buck Island Rd

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Ignite the Senses 1st Annual Autism Awareness 5K Bubble Run & Children’s Dash, Bluffton

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Autism Awareness 5K Dash Bluffton 2017 Here’s a way to participate in a 5K and raise money for people with autism.

The Ignite the Senses 1st Annual Autism Awareness 5K Bubble Run & Children’s Dash, April 29 2017, 8-10AM

This 5K Bubble Run & Children’s Dash is to raise community awareness and acceptance for those living with autism. The proceeds from this event will provide scholarships and special activities, such as a caring Santa and art and music programs for the special needs population.

The 5K race starts and ends at the Bluffton Oyster Factory Park. It is a fast and flat course thru Old Town Bluffton, chipped timed by Palmetto Running Company. Followed by a Children’s DASH event. The award ceremony will take place following DASH.

Packet Pick up Friday April 28 9AM-7PM at Ignite the Senses Gym, 163 Bluffton Road, Suite C-1 and Race day morning from 7-7:30AM at the race start.

Race location: Downtown Bluffton starting and ending at the Oyster Factory.

No race day registration available.

Register here. 

Ignite the Senses, www.ignitethesensesgym.com. Stay connected by liking Ignite the Senses on Facebook here . Ignite the Senses is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Hilton Head/Bluffton Kids’ Activities: Free Family Fun Night @ The Sandbox

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

 

 

Memorial Day Sandbox Stables Lawton Hilton Head Bluffton

6th Annual Sandbox at the Stables Fundraiser, May 29

Come to the Lawton Stables for a Memorial Day Celebration benefiting The Sandbox Children’s Museum.

Sandbox at the Stables, Mon. May 29 from 10AM-2PM @ 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 Mommy Facepainting People
Family games and activities
Live remotes from SC103.1 and 104.9 The Surf
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!

There will be hot dogs and burgers fresh off the grill, as well as refreshments including sno cones and cotton candy, all available for purchase.

Admission is $5 per person; tickets for concessions and activities are $1 each.  (Plus, $6 per vehicle Sea Pines gate entry fee)
(Members:$5/person and you will receive $5 in concession tickets for each paid admission)

Guests will park at the Trolley Stop inside Sea Pines Gate and ride the free trolley to Lawton Stables. (there is NO Event parking at Lawton Stables)

The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Pope Avenue will be closed on Memorial Day.

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

Horseshoe crab program for ages 10 & older, UGA Marine Education Center, Savannah

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Horseshoe Crab Encounters Program Georgia Marine Education Center

Horseshoe crab encounters
UGA Marine Education Center, Savannah
Sat. April 29, 8:30AM-12:30PM
Cost: $22

Travel by skiff to a barrier island and witness horseshoe crabs coming inshore to spawn.

Work alongside educators from the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium educators to take the measurements of the horseshoe crabs and observe the migratory shorebirds that rely on the horseshoe crab eggs for food. Ages 10 and up, all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration and payment due April 21, 2017

Learn more here.

Register by phone or email by Fri. April 7. Contact Kayla Clark at (912) 598-3345 or kayla270@uga.edu

UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah 31411

Free outdoor performance of the play “The Call of The Wild” in Forsyth Park, Savannah

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Free Call of the Wild performance outdoors Forsyth Park 2017 Savannah Savannah Stage Company is working to bring their art to more audiences & we are so thankful they are!

Come check out at one of their PUBLIC PERFORMANCES of the play “The Call of The Wild” in April 2017 around Savannah. “The Call of the Wild” performances will be @ The Wagon Shed in Guyton as they present Dinner and A Play @ 7PM April 1 to Tybee Post Theater @ 7:30PM April 22

Savannah Stage Company will also perform “The Call of The Wild” in Forsyth Park for a FREE outdoor Encore in the Park, 6PM April 30.

Learn more here.

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U-Pick Strawberries for Spring 2017 in Savannah, Beaufort area

Monday, March 27th, 2017

You-Pick Strawberries @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, Savannah to open April 17 for 2017 season.

Hours are 9AM-1PM Monday-Thursday & Saturdays. (Closed Fridays & Sundays) No picking on Easter Weekend.

Cost: $2.50/lb. Cash & credit cards accepted. No checks.

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm continues to offer fresh berry fruits for picking from the fields when in season.

Call 912-921-5460 to learn the status of the field prior to arriving, as poor weather or large crowds may pick the field clean well before the 1PM scheduled closing. The best time to pick is first thing in the morning at 9 am (as it is cooler, too)

Learn more here. 

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Dempsey Farms U-Pick, St. Helena Is., SC

Dempsey Farms –  a family owned operation on St. Helena Island, SC,  11 miles east of Beaufort – has opened for the Spring 2017 U-pick strawberry season on a limited schedule. Please call for hours & to confirm the u-pick fields are open. When the fields get picked out, the u-pick fields close so berries can ripen.
(843) 838-3656
Payments: Cash or checks
1576 Sea Island Parkway
Saint Helena Island, SC 29920

Learn more here. 

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Ottawa Farms U-Pick, Bloomingdale, Ga.

U-pick strawberry fields are open for the Spring 2017 season.

Hours: 9AM-4:30PM Tues-Sat.; 1-5PM Sun.
702 Bloomingdale Road
Bloomingdale, Ga 31302
Call ahead to confirm fields are open for picking: 912-748-3035

Learn more here.

 

FREE Touch-A-Truck, Bluffton, April 1

Monday, March 27th, 2017

free touch truck Bluffton HIlton Head Savannah

Touch-A-Truck at Tanger Outlets, Bluffton SC
Sat. April 1, 2017 • 11AM

Calling kids of all ages! Come to Touch-A-Truck free event Saturday, April 1, 11AM – 2PM @ the Tanger Outlets Hilton Head 1 location. Come climb, honk and explore a variety of trucks and vehicles from Bluffton Township Fire Department, the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Palmetto Electric, Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office and many more.

FREE ENTRY. Admission is free. Please bring a school supply donation in support of Project Connect, a community-wide program created by the Hilton Head-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce.  Project Connect is requesting basic school supplies- paper, pencils, crayons, folders, composition books along with special items like ITunes Gift Cards (for Smart Boards that operate off apps), Clorox wipes and hand sanitizer.

Tanger Outlets Hilton Head 1
1252 Fording Island Road
Bluffton, SC, 29910
Admission Details: FREE

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Easter 2017 Savannah: Easter for Kids @ Risen Savior Christian Academy

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Easter egg hunts 2017 You’re invited to Easter 4 Kids @ Risen Savior Christian Academy in Pooler for a morning of connecting, learning, and fun centered on the comforting message of Jesus’ resurrection. Children age 3 through age 10 (all participants must be potty-trained) are welcome to Easter 4 Kids which includes the Good Friday and Easter story. Teachers and helpers are excited to share the love of Jesus with your child!

Sat. April 8 2017 9:30am-12:30pm
The Story of Easter
Crafts
Music/Songs
Relay Games/Activites
Crafts
Drop-Off and Pick-Up: For the safety of all the children, please accompany your child into the church entryway. Children may be dropped off in the church entryway as early as 9AM. All parents are graciously asked to join in for devotion and hear the children sing an Easter song at 12PM. All children may be picked up from their classroom at 12:30PM and accompanied to your vehicle. Thank you for your assistance in keeping children safe.

To register for Easter 4 Kids, click on the link below. Please register by Mon. April 3. For more information please call 912.925.9431.

Register your child for E4K here. Registration closes on Mon. April 3.

Free month of Kindermusik in Savannah

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

free events KIndermusik Savannah mommy & me

UPDATE: The winner is Ann B.

Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano in Savannah is offering an entire month of free classes in April (including home materials) for one child between the ages of 0-7!

To enter your name to win, visit kindermusikwith88keys.com before March 31 and enter the drawing- it’s as simple as that!

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends. 912-988-KEYS.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Spanish Kids Class Sessions & Drop-In Classes in Savannah, Tybee, Richmond Hill

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Kids Spanish Classes Savannah Camps

Kids Spanish Exchange in Savannah offers Spanish immersion classes for kids including 10-week class sessions as well as drop-in classes (which require no advance registration)

Savannah classes are @ Kids Spanish Exchange, 2305 Habersham St., Savannah 31401

Drop-in classes for ages 18-months-10 years in Savannah. No need for registration or committing to a session.
3PM Saturdays
9:30AM Tuesdays
9:30AM Fridays

CostL Drop-in classes are $10 ($5) for siblings or students can purchase a 5 class pass for $40.

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REGISTER: Email kidsspanishexchange@gmail.com or call 719.502.7685

Visit Kids Spanish Exchange Facebook page HERE for FREE Spanish learning resources for kids.

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