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Halloween Savannah 2017: Kids’ Halloween Necklace Workshop, Savannah

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

 

Kids can create a Halloween necklace this Saturday Oct. 7, 3-4PM @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah. Supplies provided.

Cost $15.

Please pre-register at thescribbleartstudio.com

Details here. 

Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah offers fun weekly classes, daily open studio themes, Saturday workshops & homeschool meetups – for all ages. See the Fall 2017 class & workshop schedule here. 

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About Henny Penny 

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.

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(Savannah Dentists) Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry @ Wilmington Is. Farmers’ Market, Oct. 7

Friday, September 29th, 2017

 

Pediatric Dentists Savannah Krista Hinchey Dogwood Smiles

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry – a new Savannah pediatric dentist practice – will celebrate World Smile Day Sat. Oct. 7 – @ Wilmington Island Farmers Market.

Come celebrate World Smile Day with Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry and lots of fun & crafts, 9AM – 1PM Sat. Oct. 7. Dogwood’s board-certified pediatric dentist Dr. Krista Hinchey will give out free goodies & have a coloring contest for the kids to win prizes.  Plus, food vendors, artisans & much more.

Wilmington Is. Farmer’s Market is @
Islands High School
170 Whitemarsh Island Rd
Savannah, Ga. 31410

About Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah specializes in children. Board-certified pediatric dentist Dr. Krista Hinchey and her team are experts on the growing smile.

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry accepts the following insurance: Amerigroup, CareSource, PeachState and Well Care (these are all Georgia Medicaid) The other main ones accepted @ Dogwood are United Concordia/Tricare (military), Ameritas, MetLife and Cigna. 

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry
4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101
Savannah, GA 31405
912-298-KIDS (5437)

Stay connected with Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry and learn more about this new Savannah pediatric dentist practice by liking the practice on Facebook here. 

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry, www.dogwoodsmiles.com, 4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101, Savannah 31405, 912-298-KIDS (5437), email admin@dogwoodsmiles.com. Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

FREE SAT/ACT prep practice test, Savannah

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

SAT ACT test prep Savannah

Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah will host a free SAT/ACT practice prep test, Sat. Oct. 14, 9AM-12:30PM. 

Call Dino at 912.355.2267 to register.

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 

Spanish classes for children: Kids Spanish Exchange in Savannah, Tybee Is., Richmond Hill

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Drop-In Spanish kids' classes Savannah children

Want your kids to learn Spanish but can’t commit to a series of Spanish classes?

Come to drop-in classes @ Kids’ Spanish Exchange in Savannah. Just show up. No registration required.

Drop-in classes: Kids Spanish Exchange offers regular drop-in classes (no pre-registration required) 10:30AM Mondays & 3:30PM Saturdays for ages 18-mths. & older at the Savannah location,  2305 Habersham St., Savannah 31401 (@ Ms. Amy’s School of Music).

Cost of drop-in classes: $10 per child, $5 for additional siblings or a 5 class pass for $40.

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Spanish classes for kids Savannah Kids Spanish Exchange

Kids Spanish Exchange in Savannah is offering 10-week Spanish immersion classes for children of all ages this Fall 2017 in Savannah, Tybee Is. and Richmond Hill. These new classes start in Oct. 6 so sign up now.  Don’t wait because classes are kept small for maximum learning and FUN! Call or message today to reserve your spot. Email kidsspanishexchange@gmail.com or call 719.502.7685

Savannah classes start Oct. 6 2017
Location: Kids Spanish Exchange, 2305 Habersham St., Savannah 31401 (@ Ms. Amy’s School of Music).
Mondays
10:30AM: Drop-in class (no pre-registration required) for ages 18-mths & older. Cost: $10 per child, $5 for additional siblings or a 5 class pass for $40.
After-school: Los Kinders (pre-registration required) for ages 4-6 years old. Cost: $165 for 10-week session, materials included
After-school: Los escolares (pre-registration required) for ages 7-10 years old. Cost: $165 for 10-week session, materials included
Saturdays
1:30PM: Los escolares (pre-registration required) for ages 7-10 years old. Cost: $165 for 10-week session, materials included
2:30PM: Los Kinders (pre-registration required) for ages 4-6 years old. Cost: $165 for 10-week session, materials included
3:30PM: Drop-in class (no pre-registration required) for ages 18-mths & older. Cost: $10 per child, $5 for additional siblings or a 5 class pass for $40.

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Richmond Hill classes start Oct. 6 2017
Location: ATA Martial Arts, 11262 Ford Ave.
Fridays
10AM: Mami y yo (pre-registration required) for ages 18-mths-2 years old
After-school: Los Kinders (pre-registration required) for ages 4-6 years old
After-school: Los escolares (pre-registration required) for ages 7-10 years old

Cost: $165 for 10-week session, materials included

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Tybee Is. classes start Oct. 6 2017
Thursdays
10:30AM: Mami y yo (pre-registration required) for ages 18-mths-2 years old

Cost: $165 for 10-week session, materials included

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Call or message today to reserve your spot. 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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Registration now open for Frogwarts Harry-Potter inspired-event, Oct. 15

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

 

Frogwarts Harry-Potter event Savannah 2017 Fall Festivals Georgia State Railroad Museum

Registration is now open for Frogwarts annual Harry-Potter inspired event Sun. Oct. 15, 2017, hosted by Coastal Heritage Society in Savannah.

Frogwarts is Sun. Oct. 15, 11AM-3PM. Georgia State Railroad Museum and Savannah Children’s Museum will transform into a magical fall festival for a Harry Potter-themed day of fun

Register & buy tickets online here. 

At Frogwarts, families are transported into a whimsical world at Frogwarts School of Magic. Classes include Potions, Symbology, Herbolgy, Care of Magical Creatures, and many more! This year’s studies will be filled with enchantment, excitement, and STEAM (Sciences, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) educational components, which help encourage critical thinking, creative problem solving, and experiential learning through each fun and engaging activity.

Classes will include Wand Making, Potions, Fortune Telling, Defense Against the Dark Arts: Glow in the Dark Fun!, Care of Magical Creatures with Georgia Reptile Society, Quill Writing, Herbology, Magic with Professor Zyto and Quidditch. Attendees can also take a ride on the Frogwarts Express, our steam locomotive.

Some of CHS community partners will also be leading workshops, including Snapology of Savannah with Harry Potter LEGO building, Oatland Island Wildlife Center leading magical activities and Savannah Stage Company with a cast of some of favorite Harry Potter characters. Leopold’s Ice Cream will also be on site with their sweet treats in Harry Potter inspired flavors.

Coastal Heritage Society members receive access to early registration, an express check-in line and priority boarding for the Frogwarts Express train ride.

Tickets

Tickets are limited, so be sure to pre-register for your chance to join the fun. Buy tickets here. 

Savannah Children’s Museum & Georgia State Railroad Museum, 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, 31401 Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

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

Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah discount: All math programs are just $25 per hour

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Sylvan Savannah Math Tutoring discount Test Prep

Math Discount @  Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah 

Math tutoring: Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah is offering a math special: all math programs are 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 

Last Minute Disney Cruise Deal

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Travel Disney cruise dealsIf you’ve been dreaming of a Disney Cruise, now is THE time to book! Disney Cruise Line is offering a limited number of discounted 4-night sailings for late October. Take advantage of incredible pricing of only $145 per person, per day.

Disney Cruise Line offers a unique vacation experience that blends entertainment and adventure with comfort and convenience. There is something for everyone on a Disney cruise: relaxing “me” time for the adults, imaginative fun for the kids and exciting family time for all. Every voyage features the world-class hospitality that only Disney can provide, and of course, all of your favorite characters.

Hurry & contact Tara McCoy at Two Sisters Travel for a FREE vacation quote and more information. These cabins will go fast.

Tara McCoy, Vacation Specialist at Two Sisters Travel

843.284.3241

Become a Facebook fan at facebook.com/twosisterstravel

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Savannah United Kids Kickin’ for Cancer 2017 Event

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Savannah Soccer The 2017 Savannah United Kids Kickin’ for Cancer event will be Thurs. Oct. 26, 2017, 6-8PM.

All proceeds will go to the Mary Telfair Women’s Pavilion Mammography Center in support of breast cancer awareness and research for a cure. There will be a fun zone, trick or treating, raffles and lots of family fun. Savannah United soccer coaches & players will take on the Savannah Clovers.

Thanks to the Savannah United soccer family, the last Kids Kickin’ raised over $8,000. The goal this year is to beat that.

This event is open to the public, so spread the word and invite your friends to be a part of this special night. Look for more details on ticket and T-shirt order information coming soon.

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Kids’ Tae Kwon Do classes in Savannah

Monday, September 25th, 2017

 

tae kwon do classes for kids Savannah

The Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts (KATMA) in Savannah offers kids’ Tae Kwon Do classes for ages 5-12, Monday-Friday, 3:45-4:40PM.

Parents are invited to come & train with your kids on Mondays & Wednesdays as they learn respect, confidence, self-defense & more. It’s not just learning to kick & punch. It’s about life lessons.

Call 912-493-8693.

Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts
210 W. Victory Dr.
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 495-8693

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Discount Coupon 

Get four weeks of training for $59.99 with this coupon below.

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women's self-defense classes Savannah

Self-defense classes for women

Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts in Savannah also offers women’s self-defense classes.

The 12-hour course offered Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, 7-8:30PM or Saturdays, 10AM-1PM.

RSVP required. For registration info, visit www.katmadefense.com or call 912-495-8693.

Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts, 210 W. Victory Dr., Savannah, GA 31405, (912) 495-8693 Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Free SouthCoast Health seminar on fibromyalgia, Savannah

Monday, September 25th, 2017

SouthCoast Health Savannah physicians
More than 3 million people in the US have fibromyalgia, a chronic condition that causes widespread muscle pain and tenderness in certain areas of the body. Between 80 and 90 percent of people diagnosed with fibromyalgia are women.

If you are one of the 3 million American’s living with these painful symptoms, consider coming to SouthCoast Health’s last summer lecture to learn more about fibromyalgia from Neurologist Dr. Victor Rosenfeld.

On Thurs. Sept. 28 at 6:30PM, come to SouthCoast Health’s Savannah campus (1326 Eisenhower Drive, Building 1) for the fibromyalgia lecture. If you would like to learn more about services offered or to request an appointment, visit SouthCoastHealth.com. Dr. Rosenfeld’s office can be reached at 912-691-3640.

Find full seminar details here. 

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Holiday Farms Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides opens Oct.5-31 2017, Ridgeland, S.C.

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

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The 10th Annual The Great Pumpkin Patch @ Holiday Farms  will be open for the 2017 season from Oct. 5-Oct. 31 2017 in nearby Ridgeland, SC, about a 1 hour from Savannah.

Spend a day on Holiday Farms enjoying: Jumppad, Bounce house, Haytona Speedway, Duck Race, Cow Milking, Steer Roping, Corn Grinding, Barnyard Zoo, Barrel Racing and, of course, a hayride to the pumpkin patch. And our personal favorite, Pigtucky Derby (pig races).

Holiday Farms is open weekdays & weekends starting Oct. 5 until Oct. 31.

Field Trips

Holiday Farms offers field trips for schools, churches, scout groups, and more. Reservations now being taken for groups and field trips. You may reach Holiday Farms by phone at 843-726-5527 or email holidayfarms@yahoo.com.

Military Discount Day

Special Military Day Sat. Oct. 7
All active duty military, spouses, and children will receive 50% off admission with proper ID.

jumppadHoliday Farms 2017 Schedule & Hours

Open Dates 2017:
Oct. 5-Oct.31

Concessions and Entertainment on Saturdays 11AM-4PM and Sundays 1-4PM

Hours:
Monday – Thursday 9AM-2PM
Friday – Saturday 9AM-dark (last wagon ride leaves at 6PM)
Sunday 1PM-5PM

Pig Race Schedule:
Monday – Thursday 11AM & 1PM
Friday – Saturday 11AM, 1PM & 3PM

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Family owned and operated since 2008.

Stay connected about other events at Holiday Farms by liking their Facebook page here.

Holiday Farms, 10884 Grays Hwy, Ridgeland, SC 29936, (843) 726-5527, email holidayfarms@yahoo.com
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Things to do with toddlers in Savannah: Kindermusik parent-&-me classes

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Kindermusik Savannah toddlers parent and me

Brand new themes in October for Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano.

Monday classes at 10AM and 11AM start “I Can Do That!” and Tuesday at 10AM starts “Carnival of Music”. New themes means new books, music and home activities for you and your little ones.

Never been before? Your first class is free. Come and see why 2 million parents in over 37 countries choose Kindermusik as the best start for their 0-7 year olds.

Jam Night

There are still spaces left for Family Jam Night, Fri. Oct. 6, 6:15PM. Only $10 for the entire family!

Giveaway

It’s not too late to enter to win our October giveaway – one month of Kindermusik at no cost! Enter at kindermusikwith88keys.com before Fri. Sept. 29 at midnight.

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

Free showing of ‘Backpack Full of Cash’ documentary, Savannah

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Backpack full of cash public schools documentary Savannah JEA free Free showing of  Backpack Full of Cash public schools documentary, Savannah
Tues. Oct. 17 2017
6-9:30PM
FREE & Open to the public
@ JEA
5111 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31405

Narrated by Matt Damon, Backpack Full of Cash explores the growing privatization of public schools and the resulting impact on America’s most vulnerable children.

Filmed in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Nashville and other cities, it takes viewers through the tumultuous 2013-14 school year, exposing the world of corporate-driven education “reform” where public education — starved of resources — hangs in the balance.

The doors open at 6. The screening will start at 6:45, and will be followed by a panel discussion.
This screening is provided free to the public through generous donations from:
Otha Thornton
Julie Wade
Teresa Watson with The Savannah Federation of Teachers
The Roma Family

FREE Pete the Cat Book Signing, Photo Booth, Author Meet & Greet, Tybee Is.

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

FREE Pete the Cat Book signing, meet author Tybee Island Bring your Pete the Cat book lovers to meet the author and creator, James and Kimberly Dean this Sun. Oct. 1 2017, 1-6PM @ the Blue Heaven Art Gallery on Tybee Island.

Meet the author, enjoy a photo booth, take pictures with Pete, view original artwork, shop for Pete toys and books, and enjoy snacks and activities for kids

Blue Heaven Art Gallery
23 Tybrisa Street, Tybee Is. (across from Wet Willies).

Questions? Email PetetheCatoffice@yahoo.com

Savannah Halloween events: FREE Bat Spooktacular @ Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

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Join Nancy Owen from Gryphon Den Creatures of the Night for a presentation about the importance of a “spooky” but misunderstood creature: the bat on Sat. Oct. 28, 1-3PM @ Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex. 

Nancy’s program, “Creatures of the Night”, focuses on our Earth’s vital need for biodiversity. She will address the physical adaptations of nocturnal bats, human impacts on bat habitats, and the importance of bats as an insect predator in the lowcountry. Nancy will also have her Big Brown Bats, Batman and Radar, along for you to meet!

There will also be bat-themed arts and crafts available to take home.

No need to RSVP, and the event is FREE! If you like, you can make a donation to the Gryphon Den to help them with rehabilitation and education programming.

Location:  Savannah National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center and Headquarters
694 Beech Hill Lane, Hardeeville, SC 29927

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FREE Young Explorers Club

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 next one is Oct. 3 2017, 10-11AM. Theme: Butterflies.

Due to high demand, please RSVP by contacting Education Coordinator Joel Vos at 843-784-2468, or email Joel_Vos@fws.gov** (Be prepared with a contact phone number, and the number of children in your party)

There are 15 spaces for children are open on a first-come, first-served basis. If more than 15 sign up, a second session will be added at 11:30AM.

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. Themes are:

January – Bald Eagles
February – Lady Bugs
March – Plants
April – Recycle
May – Baby Birds
June – Alligators
July – Sea Turtles
August – Spiders
September – Fish
October – Butterflies
November – Turkeys
December – Ducks

For more information, call (843) 784-2468.

Learn more here. 

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Free Reptiles Alive! kids’ program, Savannah

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Free Savannah children's events Reptiles Alive!

 

FREE Reptiles Alive! @ The Club at Savannah Harbor
Sat. Oct. 21 2017, 10AM-4PM

Bring the kids to this all-day event at the Westin on Hutchinson Is. in Savannah highlightng the rich reptilian fauna that surround us on the souteast coast. Lectures, tours and exhibits. Variety of native reptiles on display with exhibitors educating on how they benefit our environment.

The event is free & open to the public
*There will be VIP tickets available for those who enjoy special lectures and a guided tour of the Savannah Coastal Wildlife Refuge.

Featuring displays, animals and/or educational information from:
Skidaway Island State Park
The Orianne Society
UGA – Savannah Institute of Oceanography
UGA – Savannah River Ecology Labratory
The Lowcountry Institute
Caretta Research Project
The Georgia Reptile Society
The Savannah Coastal Wildlife Refuges and more!

Information: Call Anne at (912) 667-5382. Learn more here. 

Location: The Club at Savannah Harbor
2 Resort Dr, Savannah, Georgia 31421

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