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Savannah Summer Camps 2017: The Studio School offers drawing, painting, mixed media youth workshops

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Summer Art Classes Camps Youth Kids Savannah The Studio School The Studio School, a small art school in downtown Savannah, is dedicated to the idea that to learn to draw (and paint) is to learn to see.

The Studio School offers multiple summer art workshops for youth by talented local artists who have experience as working artists and instructors.

From options such as authentic Japanese Washi Tape painting to basic drawing principles, mixed media with local Savannah finds to drawing animals, learning to paint and even tackling fine art masterpiece reproductions, the Studio School has got some great varied choices for youth, teens (and moms and dads too) that will kick up artistic creativity, knowledge, skills and self-confidence.

View The Studio School website here for current workshop selections.

The Studio School, www.thestudioschoolsavannah.com , email info@thestudioschoolsavannah.com, 912-596-3873, The Studio School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Parlor Blow Dry Bar Mommy & Me event, Savannah

Friday, April 21st, 2017

mommy & me event parlor blow dry bar

Y’all are going to love this.

A Mommy & Me event at Parlor Blow Dry Bar in Savannah that combines being pampered on a Friday afternoon just in time for the weekend with posh trunk shows and discounted portrait sessions. We love it.

Parlor Blow Dry Bar will host a Mommy & Me event in collaboration with Hilleary Photography on Fri. April 28.

Come enjoy hair styling, makeup application, trunk shows with Sara Jane’s Children’s Shop and Stella & Dot, a doll braid bar, and special discounted portrait sessions.

What a perfect afternoon with your mini-me or an ideal Mother’s Day Gift for a loved one.

Do not miss this.

Mommy & Me event
Fri. April 28
Noon-6PM
Parlor Blow Dry Bar – Savannah
5521 Abercorn St. #300, Savannah, 31405
912-239-0124

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5521 Abercorn St. #300
Savannah, GA 31405
912-239-0124
On Facebook here.

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Savannah Summer Camps 2017: Early Bird Discount on Kids’ Pottery Camp

Friday, April 21st, 2017

savannah's clay spot pottery studio

Time is running out to take advantage of early bird discount for pottery camp at Savannah’s Clay Spot.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Register before May 1 2017 & receive a 15% discount. Click here to register

Savannah’s Clay Spot is a unique opportunity for children to work as actual artist in a professional ceramic studio. Each week young students will learn a variety of ceramic techniques.

Children will create on the potter’s wheel and use several hand building methods as they unleash their imaginations as they create wonderful works of art. Each camp will have an inspirational theme and will be different each week, giving the opportunity for children to be involved in multiple camps.

Each weekly camp will be Monday-Friday
9AM-Noon
$160 includes all supplies

Click here to register

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Teen Pottery Class
Each class will meet once a week on Tuesdays, 2-5PM, 6 weeks
$160 includes all supplies
Session 1- May 24-June 28, Ages 11-16
Click here to register

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Parent and Child Clay Class
Each class will meet once a week on Wednesdays, 3:00pm-4:00pm, 6 weeks
$140 for Parent and one Child, $160 for Parent and two children
includes all supplies
Session I- May 24-June 28, Ages 3-10
Session II- July 12-August 16, Ages 3-10
Click here to register

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Discounts

Enjoy a week at Scribble Art Studio’s Summer camp and keep creating with Savannah’s Clay Spot for a week of pottery camp and receive 20% off

Or

Register before May 1 2017 & receive a 15% discount.

“Like” Savannah’s Clay Spot on Facebook here to stay connected & to see the adorable creations kids make at this studio.

Savannah’s Clay Spot, www.savannahsclayspot.com, 1305 Barnard St., Savannah, 31401, tel. 912-509-4647 or e-mail lisa@savannahsclayspot.com

FREE Family Days @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Friday, April 21st, 2017

Free Family Days Jepson Center Telfair Museums Savannah

Telfair Museums in Savannah offers regular free Family Days, daily drop-in studio & a monthly art start program.

FREE Family Days

One Saturday Each Month from 1-4PM (unless otherwise noted)

Saturday, June 10

Free Family Day: Juneteenth
1-4pm, June 10, Jepson Center

Telfair Museums celebrates Juneteenth, the oldest commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States, with a presentation of culture, storytelling, and dance at the Jepson Center. Enjoy storytelling by Jamal Toure and Queen Quet, and more. Artist demonstrations and hands-on activities will take place in the museum studios. Admission is free and open to the public.

JEPSON CENTER
207 W. York St. Savannah, 31401

Sponsored by the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs and the Georgia Power Foundation, Inc.

Saturday Aug. 5

Free Family Day: William Wegman
1-4pm, Aug. 5, Jepson Center

Say goodbye to the “dog days” of summer and kick off the start of the school year with a family
day devoted to the art of William Wegman. Participate in gallery activities, make your own
altered photos and postcards, and find out more about Savannah dogs available for adoption.
Admission is free and open to the public.

JEPSON CENTER
207 W. York St. Savannah, 31401

FIND DETAILS ABOUT JEPSON’S DAILY DROP-IN STUDIO & MONTHLY ART START PROGRAMS HERE. 

Sponsored by the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs and the Georgia Power Foundation, Inc.

Bond with your toddler this summer @ Kindermusik Savannah classes

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

preschooler tots kids classes Savannah kindermusik Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano announces brand new May themes in all their weekly classes!

Two Kindermusik Monday classes for ages 0-5 meet at 10AM and 11AM and the new theme is “Playtime!” Tuesday’s 10AM class for ages 0-7 will begin “Around the Farm.”

Spend some quality time with your little one this summer in Kindermusik…where a good beginning never ends. First trial class is FREE!

April Musical Playdate for ages 0-7

There’s still room in Kindermusik’s last April playdate, this Saturday April 29 @ 10AM. The theme is “Home on the Range.” It’s all about cowboys. All children receive an instrument, 10 songs and a bonus gift at the end of class. Enroll online today.

Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com or call 912-988-KEYS to join the fun.

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

Summer 2017: Water parks near Savannah opening for season in April, May

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Water Parks Near Savannah

Ready for lazy river, spray pads & tube slides?

Water park season is here.

The Pooler water park – Surf Lagoon – opened for the 2017 summer season in April for weekends only. Surf Lagoon will open daily starting Mon. May 22 until Aug. 7.

Other water parks that are within a daytrip from Savannah that open in May for the 2017 Summer Season include Splash in the Boro in Statesboro, Ga; Summer Waves on Jekyll Island; and three water parks in Charleston, SC.

See the opening dates & schedules for the 2017 summer season for those water parks near Savannah here.

 

Kids’ Triathlons 2017 near Savannah, Hilton Head Is.

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Like adult triathlons, kids’ triathlons incorporate three different disciplines, swimming, biking, and running – with adjustments being made to the distances in each race to suit kids.

Here’s an upcoming 2017 kids’ triathlon near the Savannah area:

TD BANK Kids’ Triathlon #1 & #2, Hilton Head Is., SC
Island Recreation Center, Hilton Head Island, SC

Aug. 5 2017
9AM Start. Race day registration available for no extra fee.

Ages 4-6
Swim 25 Yds | Bike 0.5 Mi | Run 0.33 Mi
Ages 7-10
Swim 75 Yds | Bike 2 Mi | Run 1 Mi
Ages 11-14
Swim 125 Yds | Bike 3 Mi | Run 1.5 Mi

Learn more here.

Giveaway: 2 family-four packs of tickets to Sesame Street Live! in June 2017, Savannah

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Sesame Street Live giveaway Savannah 2017

Sesame Street Live “Make a New Friend” is coming to Johnny Mercer Theatre @ Savannah Civic Center on June 13 & 14 2017 and SouthernMamas.com is giving away two family four-packs of tickets to this lively family friendly event.

To enter to win a family-four pack of vouchers to redeem for tickets, visit our Top 20 Spring Things To Do in Savannah list here, then comment on SouthernMamas.com Facebook page or on Instagram here about which event you are most looking forward to doing this Spring 2017.

We’ll announce the winner here & on our Facebook page and our Instagram page.

Sesame Street Live in Savannah

Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarity, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies.

Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family.

Savannah Showtimes
Tues. June 13 6:30PM
Wed. June 14 10:30AM

Ticket Prices
Tickets are onsale now at the Savannah Civic Center Box Office or online here. 
$17, $27, $40 (Gold Circle)
$65 (Sunny Seats)
(Additional fees may apply.)
*Kids’ Matinee – All seats $10 for school/daycare groups of 10 or more
(Excluding Gold Circle & Sunny Seats)
Sunny Seats include VIP seating and a photo opportunity with Sesame Street Live characters before the show.

Bug Fest 2017 @ Savannah Children’s Museum, May 27

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Bug Fest 2017 Savannah Save the date for Savannah Children’s Museum annual Bug Fest 2017.

This annual family-friendly celebration features bug crafts, activities and workshops. Savannah Children’s Museum community partners will be there to help us understand the importance of bugs in nature and in our everyday lives.

These little creatures make a big impact, visit Savannah Children’s Museum’s Bug Fest on Saturday, May 27 10AM-4PM to learn more.

Skip the line! Members receive express check-in and free admission to Bug FestFind info on how to become a member here. 

This year, discover the importance of bees and other natural pollinators with the Coastal Empire Beekeeper’s Association, learn about insectivores with Oatland Island Wildlife Center, enter our Insectarium with Armstrong State University’s Entomology class, meet some friendly reptiles from Georgia Reptile Society, try Bug Yoga for kids led by Yogi Palz and become a member of the Eat-A-Bug club with “Tails of the Lowcountry.”

Savannah Children’s Museum educators will also be delivering programs and activities related to bugs and many other crawly creatures throughout the event.

The Naked Dog food truck will be on Sugar Beet Bluff, just outside of Savannah Children’s Museum’s entrance with delicious hot dogs, snacks and Italian Ice for purchase.

COST

Admission to Bug Fest is included in the cost of regular admission to Savannah Children’s Museum, $7.50 for all guests 18 months and older. This event is FREE for Coastal Heritage Society members.

Savannah Children’s Museum
655 Louisville Rd
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 651-4292

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Sensory Soft Sundays for children with autism, special needs, Savannah

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Sensory Soft Sundays autism special needs Savannah Children's Museum

Sensory Soft Sundays @ Savannah Children’s Museum provide opportunities for families who have children with special needs or autism to make local connections before the museum opens, from 9-11AM on certain Sundays.

The goal is for families to explore and enjoy the space with less concern regarding crowds (weather permitting).

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

The number of attendees is limited, please contact jpaterson@chsgeorgia.org for pre-registration. Please include your name, e-mail address, and number of attendees.

Sensory Soft Sunday will be once a month. Some future dates include:

Sunday, March 4 2018, 9-11AM

Savannah Children’s Museum
655 Louisville Rd.
Savannah, GA 31401

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Parent-and-me Savannah music classes: Do-Re-We Music & Movement for infants-3 years

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Music Classes for infants, babies, toddlers Savannah Do-Re-We

A new 10-week music & movement session for young children starts Thurs. April 20 in Savannah.

Do-Re-We is an early childhood music education program that incorporates the philosophy of Zoltan Kodály with early childhood learning theory and methodology.

Each week, you and your child will spend 30 minutes engaging in songs, bounces, games, and music-making classes tailored to her development level. While we giggle, dance, and sing, your baby will be developing early skills vital to healthy brain development.

Your instructor, Rebecca Flaherty, is a Classically-trained musician with a master’s degree in voice performance, and Kodály I certification.

Register online at www.dorewe.com.

Spring 2017 Schedule
Thursdays April 20 – June 29 (no classes June 15)
9:30 – 10AM Toddlers (13-24 months)
10:15 – 10:45AM Infants (0-12 months)
​11- 11:30AM 2-3 Years

Location:
White Bluff Presbyterian Church
10710 White Bluff Road
Savannah, GA
The 10-week session of classes costs $100.

Registration is open online at www.dorewe.com.

Questions? Call or text 912.398.7800.

Stay connected and see photos of Do Re We classes on Facebook here. 

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ImprovHub in Savannah offers improv classes for all ages

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

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There’s a new improvisational theater in southside Savannah that you need to know about.

ImprovHub in Savannah offers improv classes for all ages – including a parent-and-child class- and hosts theatrical competitions before interactive audiences.

The art of improvisation teaches communication skills, team work building and creativity.

Sign your child up for an improv class where students learn the classic principles of improv as well as the newest advancements in improv development.

Register for classes online here.

Questions? Contact ImprovHub via email at info@improvhub.com or call (912) 659-4383

ImprovHub
42 W. Montgomery Cross Road
Warehouse F
Savannah, GA 31406

Stay connected by liking ImprovHub on Facebook here. 

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Summer 2017 Improv Classes for Kids, Teens, Adults, and Parents and Their Children

Improv Classes for Pre-K – Kindergarten Students
Mondays, May 8 – June 26 @ 3:30-4:15 PM;
Seven sessions for $70. Register here.

Improv Classes for Elementary School Students
Mondays, May 8 – June 26 @ 4:30-5:15 PM;
Seven sessions for $70. Register here.

Improv Classes for Middle School Students
Mondays, May 8 – June 26 @ 5:30-6:15 PM;
Seven sessions for $70. Register here.

Improv Classes for High School Students
Mondays, May 8 – June 26 @ 6:30-7:15 PM;
Seven sessions for $70. Register here.

Improv Classes for Adults
Mondays, May 8 – June 26 @ 7:30-9:00 PM;
Seven sessions for $140. Register here.

Improv Classes for Parents & their Children
Saturdays, May 13 – June 24 @ 11:30AM-12:15PM;
Seven sessions for $70. Register here.

ImprovHub, 42 W. Montgomery Cross Road, Warehouse F, Savannah 31406, www.improvhub.com ImprovHub is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

FREE Savannah Children’s Museum’s 5th Birthday Celebration, May 13

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Join Savannah Children’s Museum on Saturday, May 13 10AM-4PM to celebrate 5 wonderful years of providing fun, hands-on learning experiences for you and your family, our wonderful community and schools, and visitors of all ages.

Thanks to wonderful support from members, along with community partners, supporters, and visitors from near and far, we have reached this wonderful milestone. Many of community partners will be there to help celebrate, along with Dark Shark – Taco Attack! and Savannah Square Pops if you want to purchase a tasty treat.

The Children’s Museum will also raffle off a one-year Coastal Heritage Society Household membership ($1 per ticket).

Don’t miss Savannah Children’s Museum’s 5th Birthday Celebration.
This momentous occasion is FREE and open to all.

During the event, museum members will receive 20% off regularly priced items in the Georgia State Railroad Museum and Savannah Children’s Museum gift shop.

Members who renew or join at the event will receive an extra two months added to their membership for free. Current members are welcome to renew early to take advantage of this offer.

Find info on how to become a member here. 

Savannah Children’s Museum
655 Louisville Rd
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 651-4292

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FREE Kids’ Day @ Bright Life Chiropractic, May 20, Savannah

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Bright Life Chiropractic Savannah Kids Day Free events

Bright Life Chiropractic in Savannah invites your family to a free Kids’ Day, Sat. May 20, 2017, noon – 4PM. This free fun event will focus on children’s health, safety and environmental awareness plus will also feature fun activities like bounce houses, raffle prizes, petting zoo and food trucks.

FREE & open to the public.

Bright Life Chiropractic
2 Park of Commerce Blvd. Suite D
Savannah, 31405

About Bright Life

Bright Life Chiropractic in Savannah specializes in pregnancy, infants, pediatrics and family care.

Dr. Samantha Hornick and Dr. Jared Brown at Bright Life Chiropractic are Webster Technique Certified by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.

At Bright Life Chiropractic, Dr. Jared Brown and Dr. Samantha Hornick assist people in gaining victory in their health by offering cutting-edge chiropractic corrective care in Savannah’s most state-of-the-art chiropractic health care facility. Dr. Jared and Dr. Samantha focus on setting people free from their current conditions so they may live their lives to their fullest potential.

Dr. Jared Brown and Dr. Samantha Hornick provide specific, scientific neurologically based chiropractic care for you and you family!

Bright Life Chiropractic, 2 Park of Commerce Blvd. Suite D, Savannah 31405, 912.777.3717, info@brightlifechiropractic.com , www.BrightLifeChiropractic.com

Savannah schools: 35th Anniversary Open House & Free Play Day @ Maggie’s Morning School

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Savannah preschools Maggie's Morning School

Calling all alumni children, parents and teachers, as well as current and all interested families.

The popular Savannah preschool & pre-K – Maggie’s Morning School – is celebrating 35 years with an Open House and Play Day this coming Saturday, April 22 from 10AM-3PM.

Lots of fun including many of Maggie’s traditional favorites! The Planetarium. Rainbow Stew. bubble play, cool art, lots of different sensory play  and outdoor activities.

Maggie’s Morning School
6610 Abercorn St.
Savannah, 31405,

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More about Maggie’s Morning School

Maggie’s Morning School  – named best Savannah childcare/daycare in Savannah Magazine and best preschool in Connect Savannah in 2016  – is a private, nonprofit preschool for children 18 months to four years old including Pre-K.

With half-and full-day programs, Maggie’s Morning School has become a beloved preschool since Maggie Smith started it in 1982.

Learn more about Maggie’s Morning School here. 

Come visit and see why Maggie’s is called “The Creative Alternative”.

Maggie’s Morning School, 6610 Abercorn St., Savannah, 31405, www.maggiesmorningschool.org, On Facebook here. (912) 352-8404, (912) 352-8065 Maggie’s Morning School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Travel Deals: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Packages

Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Travel Deals Savannah New York Thanksgiving Join Two Sisters Travel for the experience of a lifetime traveling to New York City for the 91st Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Two Sisters Travel has created some incredible packages that include accommodations (some parade view rooms), balloon inflation tour, private parade viewing parties, and even your Thanksgiving turkey dinner.

Of course these packages are customizable to include the Radio City Rockettes, tours & other highlights.

These 4-night packages start at $1,589 per person, double occupancy; third & fourth guest from $749 per person. Only $400 deposit to secure your package.

Kick off the holiday season with Two Sisters Travel, and make 2017 the year to check this experience off your bucket list.

For more information call 843.284.3241 or request a no-obligation quote online now.

Tara McCoy, Vacation Specialist at  Two Sisters Travel
843.284.3241
Become a Facebook fan at facebook.com/twosisterstravel

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