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Halloween Hike 2017 @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Halloween Hike 2016 Oatland Island Wildlife Center One of our favorite Savannah kids’ Halloween events –  the Halloween Hike Oatland Island Wildlife Center , will be Oct. 20 & 21 2017.

If you’ve never taken your little trick-or-treaters to this non-scary Halloween event, make sure this is the year you do so!

Halloween Hike
Oct. 20 & 21, 2017
5PM-8PM (last hike leaves at 8PM)

CASH ONLY

Adults: $5
Children: $10

This is a fun, safe, not-so-scary fundraiser for your little trick or treaters! Walk with your trickster down our friendly forest trail to meet and gather goodies from our friendly animal characters. Let Mother Earth show you the way and sit with Mother Goose as she tells her favorite rhymes. There will be face painting, spooky crafts, and many more activities. Comfortable walking shoes and costumes are encouraged.

Concessions will be available before or after the hike.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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

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Hallowmarine Hike @ UGA Marine Education Center & Aquarium, Skidaway Is., Savannah

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Hallowmarine Hike Savannah UGA Marine Skidaway Island

Hallowmarine Hike @ UGA Marine Education Center & Aquarium, Skidaway Is., Savannah
Wed. Oct. 25 @ 7-8PM
Get into the spirit of Halloween by taking part in an interpretive night hike on the Jay Wolf Nature Trail at the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium. Staff will lead participants down the trail while listening for owls, insects, frogs, and other night noises. Participants may even spot deer or bats during the hike. This program is open to all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Time: 7-8 p.m.
Cost: $10

Reservations and payment required one week prior to these events. For more information or to register, please call the public programs coordinator at 912-598-3345 or email kayla270@uga.edu.

(Hilton Head, Bluffton Halloween events) Spookalicious @ The Sandbox Children Museum

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Halloween 2017 Hilton Head Is. Bluffton Sandbox Children's Museum Bring your ghosts and goblins dressed in their costumes to play to Spookalicious @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is.

Themed crafts and activities. Decorate a special Halloween cookie. Scavenger hunt for a bag of treats.

Special Saturday Admission is $5 per person age 1 & older. Ages up to 12 months are free
(Sorry, coupons not valid for this event)

“Spookalicious”
October 28, 2017
10AM-5PM
The Sandbox
18A Pope Ave
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 842-7645

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Children’s Birthday Parties

Let’s have a party!

The Sandbox Children’s Museum Birthday Party Room is available to rent for your celebration.

Visit www.thesandbox.org/birthday-parties or call 843-842-7645 for scheduling and more information.

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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

(Savannah Fall Festivals 2017) Free Bacon Fest, Sept. 1-4 & Fireworks on the River, Sept. 1

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Bacon Fest 2017 River Street Savannah The 4th annual Savannah Bacon Festival  is Sept. 1-4 2017 on historic River Street.

Enjoy bacon creations from local restaurants including bacon hush puppies and barbecue bacon burgers; bacon wrapped shrimp and bacon brownies; cherry glazed bacon on a stick; & loaded baked potato bacon dogs.

Waterfront Kidz Zone®
Back by popular demand are the art classes and painting activities in the Waterfront Kidz Zone® at Rousakis Plaza. Activities, games, corn-hole contests all weekend long. Football games will be on on throughout the plaza.

This event is hosted by Savannah Waterfront Association.

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Fireworks on the River

Fireworks on River Street 9:30PM on Fri. Sept. 1

Savannah-area dentists: Pooler Pediatric Dentistry

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Pediatric Dentists in Savannah Pooler

Looking for a pediatric dentist in the Pooler area with Friday hours?

Check out  Pooler Pediatric Dentistry .

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About Pooler Pediatric Dentistry

The office at Pooler Pediatric Dentistry  is specially designed with children in mind with video games and ceiling-mounted TVs and a friendly staff who enjoy working with younger patients! They even offer sedation for those children that are too young or nervous to otherwise complete treatment.

Let Pooler Pediatric Dentistry show your child how fun a trip to the dentist can be!

Dr. Carla G. Stappenbeck is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist with degrees from Harvard University and the University of Maryland and a certificate from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. She is excited to be serving Chatham and the surrounding counties.

Pooler Pediatric Dentistry
120 Towne Center Drive, Suite 500
Pooler, GA 31322
912-376-9296
Email: frontdesk@poolerpd.com

Learn more here.

Pooler Pediatric Dentistry, poolerpd.com, 120 Towne Center Drive, Suite 500 Pooler, 31322, 912-376-9296, email frontdesk@poolerpd.com, On Facebook here.     Pooler Pediatric Dentistry is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah schools: You’re invited to a discussion with Superintendent Dr. Ann Levett

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Savannah schools Superintendent Dr. Ann LevettLeague of Women Voters Coastal Georgia to host meeting featuring Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Ann Levett

On Thurs. Sept. 7 at 6PM at First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave., the League of Women Voters Coastal Georgia will host their fall kick-off meeting. The featured guest speaker will be new Savannah Chatham County Public School System (SCCPSS) Superintendent Dr. Ann Levett.

Dr. Levett will discuss her vision for the school system which serves over 34,500 students, and respond to questions from the audience.

The meeting, which is free and open to the public, is made possible in part through the generous support of Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty.

For more information, visit lwvcga.org.

Free SouthCoast Health seminar on headaches, Savannah

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

SouthCoast Health doctors Savannah

SouthCoast Health’s neurologist, Dr. Victor Rosenfeld will host the second of his three-part summer lecture series focusing on headaches on Thurs. Aug. 31 at 6:30PM. This seminar is free to the public and takes place on the Savannah campus location.

Headaches affect everyone in the family. Learning more about diagnosis and treatment helps families understand what their loved ones suffering from them are feeling and medications to treat them.

More information about this event can be found here. Additional details about the summer series are here.  Dr. Rosenfeld’s office can be reached at 912-691-3640 for additional information.

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Things to do with toddlers/kids in Savannah: Kindermusik early music education classes

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

kindermusik savannah

Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano presents brand new September themes for newborns to 7 years old.

Mondays at 10AM & 11AM begin “Big Back Yard;” Tuesdays at 10AM begin “Animals a’ Dancing!”

First introductory class is free. Email today for more info. Email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com

FREE Class

Mon. Sept. 18, 4:30PM will be a free demo Kindermusik class for 4.5-7 year-olds. Enrollment is limited so please email today if you’re interested in attending this music class with your young child.

Visit  kindermusikwith88keys.com for more details

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

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

Savannah photographer: Model call for free newborn portrait sessions

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Savannah baby newborn photographers Family Tides Model call for Family Tides Photography  new “Just Hatched” sessions in Savannah.

When: For expected arrival dates between Aug. 26 – Sept. 6 2017
Where: Savannah area.
What: Complimentary session and digital slideshow story in return for model release
How: Email nancy@familytidesphotography.com to apply

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About Family Tides Photography 

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 

(Hilton Head Fall Festivals 2017) Harbour Town Fall Festival

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Harbour Town Fall Fest 2016 Hilton Head

Harbour Town Fall Fest 2017

Sun, Sept. 24, 11AM – 6PM

This family-friendly event will include: a summer sidewalk sale with Harbour Town shops; local favorite “Deas-Guyz” in concert featuring a mix of old Motown, R&B, pop, rock, reggae and dance beats; nautical activities featuring a variety of watersports, nature tours and boat rides (for fees); children’s activities from 1-4PM; ; three boat displays including two South Carolina-built Pioneers on land and a Chris Craft 29 Catalina in the water.

Harbour Town
149 Lighthouse Road
Hilton Head Is., SC 29928

For additional info, contact The Sea Pines Resort Recreation Department at (843) 842-1979 or go to seapines.com.

($6 per vehicle gate pass to enter Sea Pines)

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FOR MORE FALL FESTIVALS 2017, VISIT THE SOUTHERNMAMAS.COM FALL FUN GUIDE HERE. 

Little Lambs Fall 2017 Consignment Sale, Oct. 13-14, Savannah

Monday, August 21st, 2017

children's consignment sales Little Lambs

Come shop gently used baby and kids clothes, toys, books and more @ one of Savannah’s most popular children’s consignment sales: Little Lambs Sale.

Little Lambs Fall 2017 Consignment Sale will be Oct. 13 & 14.

The Little Lambs Fall Consignment sale is a great place to buy gently used Fall/Winter clothing or children’s furniture or toys or books.

If you would like more information about shopping, selling or volunteering at the sale, visit Little Lambs Sale.

Little Lambs Consignment Sale benefits First Presbyterian Preschool in Savannah and the sale takes place at the preschool at 520 Washington Ave, Savannah 31405.

Little Lambs Fall 2017 Consignment Sale

Thur. Oct. 12: Preview Sale for volunteers and sellers only (Volunteers shop 4:30-7:30, Sellers shop 5:30-7:30)
Fri. Oct. 13: Sale opens to the public, 9AM-1PM and 5-7PM
Sat. Oct. 14: Sale is 9AM-Noon. (Many items are 50-percent off)

Little Lambs Consignment Sale, First Presbyterian Preschool, 520 Washington Ave., Savannah, Ga. 31405,  http://fpcschool.com/little-lambs/ 

Moms groups: Pooler MOPS Open House, Aug. 23

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Pooler MOPS Mothers of Preschoolers Savannah Moms Groups

If you’re looking to join a group of moms for brunch, conversation, crafts, speakers and a little break from the children, Pooler MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) might be just what you need!

Come learn more about Pooler MOPS and sign up for the 2017-18 MOPS session @ the Pooler MOPS Open House, Aug. 23, 9:30-11:30AM.

Make sure to register your child(ren) as classroom spaces fill up quickly.

Pooler MOPS meets on the first and third Wednesdays of most months from 9:30-11:30AM at First Presbyterian Church of Pooler.

There will be snacks and some activities to occupy the kiddos while you chat and fill out registration forms.

Free Admission. Kid Friendly

Pooler MOPS Open House
Wed. Aug. 23
9:30-11:30AM
First Presbyterian Church of Pooler
1115 US Highway 80 E
Pooler, Georgia 31322

Learn more about Pooler MOPS here. 

(Savannah Halloween events) Wag-O-Ween 2017: Trick or Treating for your dog in Savannah

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Wag-O-Ween Halloween for dogs Savannah 2015

Take Rover trick-or-treating during Savannah’s 12th Annual Wag-O-Ween 2017 event, which will be Sat. Oct. 21 2017 from noon to 5PM

Participants will receive a map indicating the more than 100 businesses where they may Trick or Treat with their canine companion. There will also be a costume contest and a raffle for some great prizes.

In the past this event has had 1000 participants from the greater Savannah area and that’s expected to increase this year. This event generates greatly needed funds for local pet rescue organizations.

Tickets are $5 per person and all proceeds go to benefit the Dachshund Rescue of North America and Coastal Pet Rescue.

For more information, contact Sara Portman at Canine Palace 912-508-3336 or click here .

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FOR MORE FALL FESTIVALS 2017, VISIT THE SOUTHERNMAMAS.COM FALL FUN GUIDE HERE. 

 

Robotics & Coding classes for kids @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah

Monday, August 21st, 2017

STEM Coding for Kids Sylvan Savannah

Robotics for Kids classes @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah 

In each Robotics for Kids class @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah, your child and a buddy work together to plan and build a new robot using LEGO® bricks, letting their creativity and imaginations loose. Along the way, they learn science and engineering concepts, such as how pulleys, levers and motors work.
As the kids’ robots take shape, they experiment with LEGO® Education’s award-winning WeDo™ software. They discover how to apply computer programming concepts and find new ways to get their “bot” moving.

Click here to sign your child up today! 

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Coding classes for kids in Savannah youth math tutoring

Coding for Kids classes @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah 

In Coding for Kids classes Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah , your son or daughter will have a blast creating video games, animated stories and bringing their imaginations to life.

You don’t even have to mention all the cool skills he or she is learning along the way: basic coding and programming, problem solving, logic, physics and more. (We’ll never tell!) It’s a great way to get kids psyched about learning cool STEM skills.

Kids work with Sylvan’s advanced technology platform that’s intuitive and easy to use (no writing lines and lines of code here!)

It’s a low stress setting in which your child works at his or her own pace with the support and encouragement of a teacher. Every class has a distinct objective and outcome, so your future computer whiz will work toward a goal and feel a great sense of accomplishment.

Click here to sign your child up today! 

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Math Discount

Math tutoring: Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah is offering a math special: 40 hours of math tutoring at just $25 per hour, including MAP prep. Get your child test-ready today.

Questions? Call Dino or Christina at 912.355.2267.

Sylvan Learning of Savannah. On Facebook here, Tel: 912-355-2267, 340 Eisenhower Dr, Ste 100, Savannah 31406 Sylvan Learning of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Golf discount & pool pass Wednesdays @ The Club at Savannah Harbor

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Golf discounts Savannah Club Savannah Harbor

The Club at Savannah Harbor on Hutchinson Island next to the Westin offers a Wednesday special for locals only.

On Wednesdays, show your local ID and receive a $49 golf rate & a pool pass so you can enjoy the Westin Riverside Pool after your round. This special is valid now through Sept.  6 2017.

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The Club at Savannah Harbor, Hutchinson Is., 2 Resort Drive, Savannah, 31421, 912.201.2240, email Golf.savannah@westin.com, On Facebook here,www.theclubatsavannahharbor.com  The Club at Savannah Harbor is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Statts Fest 2017 @ Grayson Stadium, Savannah

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Statts Fest Savannah 2016 8th Annual Statts Fest will be Sept. 23 2017 @ Grayson Stadium in Savannah & includes kids’ activities, live music, food trucks & silent auction.

Friends of Jason Statts have planned a benefit to help subsidize the medical assistance that Statts, a quadriplegic as a result of violent crime, requires.

Statts Fest fundraiser
Sat. Sept. 23
3 PM – 8 PM
Grayson Stadium
1401 E Victory Dr
Savannah 31404

This fundraiser will feature food trucks, a silent auction, lots of kids’ activities and Savannah’s best local bands throughout the event.

Kids’ events include a book nook tent sponsored by Savannah Children’s Museum. The Savannah Derby Taunts will be on hand to helping with kids races.

Tickets can be purchased in advance for $15 at friendsofstatts.com or the day of the event for $20. Children 12 & younger are free with adult.

About Jason Statts

On June 28, 2008, Jason Statts, a professional graphic designer, local musician, 1996 SCAD graduate and overall amazing guy, was a victim of a violent crime in Ardsley Park. Statts was shot in the neck and suffered irreparable damage to his spinal column.

Since then, he has relied on government assistance to cover his mounting medical costs, and the support of his friends and family to keep him smiling. His family and friends host fundraisers to help fill in the gaps in his finances so that he can receive the benefits and medical assistance he requires.

For more information, please visit www.friendsofstatts.com or email info@friendsofstatts.com.

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FOR MORE FALL FESTIVALS 2017, VISIT THE SOUTHERNMAMAS.COM FALL FUN GUIDE HERE.