Archive for July, 2017

Things to do in Savannah with toddlers, preschoolers: Kindermusik Savannah parent & me playdates

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

Kindermusik Savannah mommy me preschooler music

Playdate week has arrived!

This week kicks off July monthly playdates at Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano.

The theme is “Backyard Bugs!”, so bring your 0-7 year olds to experience, through the joy of music, movement, instruments, singing, stories and more, as we celebrate our familiar critter friends!

Admission: $15 per child (only $5 for siblings) and each child will receive the class, an instrument to take home, 10 Kindermusik songs, AND a bonus gift worth $10.

Classes are filling quickly; enroll online at kindermusikwith88keys.com.

Playdates will be offered 3 times:  7/22, 7/26 and 7/29 at 10am. Kindermusik…music now, skills for life.

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

New Mommy & Me ballet class @ The STUDIO, Savannah

Friday, July 14th, 2017

New class announcement @ The STUDIO-Savannah

The STUDIO-Savannah is now offering Mommy-and- Me classes. Classes begin the week of August 14 2017.

This is a great way to get introduced to ballet together.

For ages 18 months-3 years old
Thursdays 1:30PM
Cost: $50 per month

Reserve your spot today @ www.thestudiosav.net or email at Elyse.TheStudio@yahoo.com

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Stay connected by liking The STUDIO on Facebook here & following The STUDIO on Instagram here.

The STUDIO, www.thestudiosav.net 954.682.5694 email Elyse.TheSTUDIO@Yahoo.com, 2805B Roger Lacey Ave., Savannah, GA, 31404 The Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah after-school care: Byrd’s transported after-care karate

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

 

Savannah after-school care Savannah Byrd Korean Martial arts

Byrd’s transported after-school martial arts on Whitemarsh Island Savannah provides a fun after-school experience for children and a refreshing alternative to day care.

Martial arts can help kids become confident, focused and fit.

The program focuses on developing students’ discipline & attitude toward school. They evolve into a positive “Yes, I can” attitude while forming strong friendships.  The program also focuses on physical fitness, proper socialization skills, teamwork, cooperation skills.

Learn more here. 

To register, call 912-898-0406 for more information.

Click here to register online.

Byrd’s Korean Martial Arts
912-898-0406
byrdsmartialarts.com

Byrd’s Korean Martial Arts, 4717 East Highway 80 Suite A next to Publix, Whitemarsh Is. Savannah, (912) 898-0406 www.savannahafterschool.com, On Facebook here. Byrd’s Korean Martial Arts is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah photographers: Summertime portrait deal with Family Tides Photography

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Savannah Photographers Family Tides Children's

Family Tides Photography has just a few spots left for their Sweet Summertime special on July 21 & July 22 in Savannah.

These are quick and fun, 15-minute sessions just for kids. Watermelons and lemons make the sweetest summertime memories!

This is Family Tides Photography’s lowest priced special of the year:  $99 covers the session and online delivery of the best 10 images from the session with print release.

Book your child or children’s session online here. 

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.

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 

Fall 2017 after-school dance classes for all ages including Mommy & Me class @ The STUDIO-Savannah

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

after-school ballet Savannah jazz, hip-hop, aerial silks

The STUDIO-Savannah

Enrollment is now open for 2017-2018 dance season @ The STUDIO, which offers the most professional and innovative dance training in Savannah. All ages. All levels.

Programs offered include:
Mommy and Me classes
Pre-professional training
Adult classes
Classical Ballet, Pointe
Contemporary, Jazz, Tap, Acro, Hip-Hop,
Aerial Silk Arts, Aerial Yoga
Birthday Parties

Classes resume August 14 2017.

Enroll today! Limited space available. Find enrollment and registration info here.

Conveniently located near East Victory Drive and Skidaway Road in Savannah, The STUDIO provides individual attention, classical and contemporary training, intricate choreography, unique performance experiences, and inspiration.

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Stay connected by liking The STUDIO on Facebook here & following The STUDIO on Instagram here.

The STUDIO, www.thestudiosav.net 954.682.5694 email Elyse.TheSTUDIO@Yahoo.com, 2805B Roger Lacey Ave., Savannah, GA, 31404 The Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah Summer Camps 2017: Savannah United Goalkeeper/Striker Camp

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Savannah United Goalkeeper Striker Camp Summer 2017

Sign up now for Savannah United Goalkeeper/Striker Camp happening July 24-28 2017.

The Striker part of this camp focuses on all the actions that take place near the goal. The Goalkeeper part of camp focuses on both technical aspects and tactical awareness for goalkeepers.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity for your child to improve skills this summer

Find registration info here.

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Disney Summer Classics on Sundays @ Lucas Theatre for the Arts, Savannah

Monday, July 10th, 2017

The Great Mouse Detective Savannah Lucas Theater Disney Classics

“The Great Mouse Detective” will be the featured movie Sun. Aug. 6 as part of The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Disney Summer Classics on Sundays at the Lucas Theatre for the Arts in downtown Savannah.

Disney Classic animated films will screen on Sunday afternoons through Aug. 13 beginning at 3PM, including the following timeless tales:
“The Great Mouse Detective” on Aug. 6
“Toy Story” on Aug. 13

Tickets are $8 for general admission; $5 for military and seniors; $5 for non-SCAD students and children under 15; and FREE for SCAD Card holders.

Come see these timeless classics all summer long! It’s the perfect outing for families and friends of all ages.

Learn more here.

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Discount on Fall 2017 Do-Re-We early childhood music classes, Savannah

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Do Re Me SouthernMamas.com discount Savannah music program for kids

Do-Re-We early childhood music education classes in Savannah is offering SouthernMamas.com readers a 20% discount for the Fall 2017 session. A 10-week session of classes usually costs $100, so you’ll be getting the full session for $80 per child.

Fall 2017 Schedule
Week 1: September 11
Week 10: November 20
*Classes will not meet the week of October 16

Tuesdays
9:30 – 10:00 Toddlers (13-24 months)
10:15 – 10:45 2-3 Years
11:00 – 11:30 4-5 Years
11:45-12:15 Infants

Thursdays
9:30 – 10:00 Infants (0-12 months)
10:15 – 10:45 Toddlers (13-24 months)
11:00 – 11:30 2-3 Years

Location
White Bluff Presbyterian Church
10710 White Bluff Road
Savannah, GA

To register & get the 20% discount, click here.

Questions? Call or text 912.398.7800.

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

Do Re We, www.dorewe.com, 912.398.7800 Do Re We is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Tax-Free Weekend 2017 in South Carolina

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Tax Free Tax Holiday Weekend 2016 Georgia South Carolina

No sales tax-free weekend in Georgia for 2017. But just across the bridge, South Carolina will have the annual sales tax holiday weekend Aug. 4 to Aug. 6 this year to help save on your back-to-school. Which will make it worth the trip to hit the Tanger Outlets, Target etc. along US 278 in Bluffton, SC.

South Carolina 2017 Sales Tax Holiday Aug. 4-6 (3 days)

South Carolina’s Tax Free Weekend applies to the following items:
Clothing, Accessories, Footwear, School supplies, Computers, Computer equipment.

Not exempt: Jewelry, cosmetics, eyewear, furniture and layaway purchases.

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No Georgia tax-free weekend

Georgia State lawmakers failed to pass legislation during this year’s Legislative session to provide for any 2017 tax holidays, according to the Georgia Department of Revenue, ending the state’s two tax-free weekends.

Looking for even more ways to save? See our SAVANNAH & LOWCOUNTRY FREE EVENTS PAGE 

Savannah Summer Camps 2017: Pottery Camp including Preschool Week @ Savannah’s Clay Spot

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Summer Camps Savannah 2017 Clay Spot Pottery Kids Summer Pottery Camp 2017 @ Savannah’s Clay Spot

Pottery camp at 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 held Monday-Friday
9AM-Noon
$160 includes all supplies

Week 7- July 10- July 14, Ages 6-11
Week 8- July 17- July 21, Ages 6-11
Week 9- July 24 -July 28, Ages 6-11
Week 10- July 31- August 4, Ages 6-11
Week 11- August 7- August 11, Ages 6-11
Week 12- August 14-August 18, Preschool week Ages 3,4,5

Click here to register

Summer Camps Pottery Savannah Clay Spot 2017__________________________

Parent and Child Clay Class
Each class will meet once a week on Wednesdays, 3-4PM, 6 weeks
$140 for Parent and one Child, $160 for Parent and two children
includes all supplies
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
(see registration form for details on discounts, only one discount applies)

 

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Camp sizes are limited to 7-12 children so register early.
Payment with registration will secure your child’s spot
Camp registration fees are nonrefundable
Click here to register

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“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 is at 1305 Barnard St., Savannah, 31401. The studio sits on the SW corner of Barnard and Henry Street with the front door facing Henry St. There is parking right in front of the studio facing Henry Street. Look for the fun red fence.

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

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Christmas in July @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is.

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Christmas in July Hilton Head Island 2017 Sandbox Children's Museum

You’re invited to Christmas in July @  The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is.

10AM – 2PM Wed. July 19 2017 | AT THE SANDBOX

Snow is in the forecast for frolic and fun at our 6th Annual “Christmas in July” party! Trade in your beach time for some “cool” time in the museum or get jump and jolly in our popular Bounce Castle or playing in the SNOW!

The Sandbox Children’s Museum will also have plenty of holiday games and activities, a special holiday scavenger hunt, and themed arts and crafts. Kids can even decorate holiday cookies and chat with Santa (who just happens to be vacationing on the beautiful Hilton Head Island!).

It’s the perfect time to check out the museum AND get your name on the nice list!

A light picnic lunch is included with your admission.

Cost: $5 Members/$10 Non-Members
Military and senior discounts are available.

First come, first serve. Space and activities are limited in the event of rain. Coupons not valid for this special event.

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Parents Night Out @  The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is.

Wednesday & Thursday evenings, July 5-27, 6-9PM
Treat yourself to a parents night out while your kids (imaginations) run wild! Children ages 3-9 years will enjoy playing in our hands-on exhibits and activity areas. A staff-supervised arts and crafts activity and a pizza dinner will also be provided.

Cost: $30/child or $20/child for Siblings & Members
24-hour advanced reservations are highly recommended
Call (843) 842-7645 to sign up now. Details here. 

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

Parent & Me bonding: Free introductory Kindermusik Savannah class

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Kindermusik Savannah mommy & me

Did you know?

One of the only activities that activates, stimulates, and uses the entire brain is music.

Cognitive development is just one of the astounding, scientifically-proven benefits of music education in early childhood.

Give your child the best start possible by enrolling him or her in a Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano class today.

Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com or call (912) 988-KEYS to take the first amazing step: a free introductory class!

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

Disney Summer Classics on Sundays @ Lucas Theatre for the Arts, Savannah

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Disney Summer Classics SCAD Lucas Theatre for the Arts

 

The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) is pleased to announce Disney Summer Classics on Sundays at the Lucas Theatre for the Arts in downtown Savannah.

Disney Classic animated films will screen on Sunday afternoons from through Aug. 13 beginning at 3PM, including the following timeless tales:

“101 Dalmatians” on July 9
“Robin Hood,” on July 16
“Beauty and the Beast” on July 23
“Alice in Wonderland” on July 30
“The Great Mouse Detective” on Aug. 6
“Toy Story” on Aug. 13

Tickets are $8 for general admission; $5 for military and seniors; $5 for non-SCAD students and children under 15; and FREE for SCAD Card holders.

Come see these timeless classics all summer long! It’s the perfect outing for families and friends of all ages.

Learn more here.

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SCAD Museum Stroller Strides Workout & Guided Tour for Savannah moms (first class free to newcomers)

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

FIT4MOM Stroller Strides SCAD Museum class & tour

On Saturday, July 15 at 10AM, the SCAD Museum of Art will open its courtyard to Savannah moms looking to get fit in a unique outdoor space, surrounded by the beautiful ruins of an antebellum train station.

This “Stroller Strides” session will be led by Ashley Youngblood, instructor and owner of Savannah’s FIT4MOM. This exercise session will last an hour, and the first class is free to newcomers.

At 11:15AM, this session will be followed by a guided tour of the SCAD Museum’s galleries reserved just for caregivers and children in strollers. Participation in fitness class is not required to take part in this tour.

Discounted admission of $5. The tour will last 45 minutes to 1 hour. Street and garage parking nearby.

SCAD Museum Stroller Strides Workout and Guided Tour
Saturday, July 15
SCAD Museum of Art Courtyard and Galleries
601 Turner Blvd
Savannah, GA 31401
Stroller Strides class 10AM
Guided Art Tour 11:15AM

For questions about the Stroller Strides workout: contact Ashley Youngblood ashleyyoungblood@fit4mom.com or visit www.savannah.fit4mom.com

For questions about the museum and tours: contact Rebecca Chadwick rchadwic@scad.edu 912.525.5208 or visit www.scadmoa.org

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Savannah Summer Camps 2017: Maven Makers 3D Me! Camp for July 2017

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Watch your kids progress from novice to maven this July.

Sign your child up for one of the following remaining Maven Makers Summer Camp happening in July 2017 (see below).

Maven Makers in Savannah is a makerspace that supplies tools, training, and workshops in a variety of industrial and artisan fields for a monthly rate.

Maven Makers Savannah

I’m A Maker Summer Camp – 3D Me!

This camp was such a hit, Maven Makers has added an additional 3D Me! camp for July 2017.
What better way to start off the summer break than with learning about 3D design, 3D scanning, and 3D printing! This 4-day camp is designed for 7-10 year olds and will have every young maker make a bust of themselves to take home. Sign up today as this fun filled and educational camp is sure to fill up fast!
Learn more here. 

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maven makers savannah

I’m a Maker Summer Camp – Raspberry Pi Arcade Controller!

Make a vintage arcade controller that you can take with you and play all your favorite games from the 80s and 90s. This camp is for 11-17 year olds. Learn more here. 
The Maven Makers shop, 415 West Boundary St. Savannah, 31401, email events@mavenmakers.com Maven Makers is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Superhero Saturday July 8 @ Henny Penny Art Cafe, Savannah

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

superherio saturday henny penny savannah art

There’s a new program starting at Henny Penny Art Space &  Cafe in Savannah called “Superhero Saturdays”.

This Sat. July 8 from 3-4PM, a sequential artist will teach attendees how to draw Spider-Man and Wonder Woman. For ages 6+.

Please preregister your child as space is limited. Pre-register at thescribbleartstudio.com

Henny Penny is located at 1514 Bull St. Savannah.

Nestled just blocks from Forsyth Park, Henny Penny Art Space and Cafe also provides custom-designed arts and crafts kits for all ages, workshops, classes, and is available for booking birthday parties.

Foxy Loxy Cafe & Scribble Art Studio opened Henny Penny earlier this year.

Henny Penny offers regular programs for children. See all the programs here. 

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Free introductory Kindermusik Savannah class

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Mommy Me Savannah Kindermusik There are times when all that matters is your baby and you.

Welcome to Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano, where even in a group class experience bursting with energy, learning, and socializing, what really matters is that special bond between your little one and yourself.

After all, you are your child’s first teacher.

Come to the Kindermusik Savannah studio for a free introductory class and see why parents all over coastal Georgia are flocking to this experience!

Just text “MUSIC” to 912-432-5885 for your first taste of what it’s all about! Kindermusikwith88keys.com

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