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(Savannah child care) New hourly, drop-in childcare facility: PlayLand Savannah

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

child care Savannah PlayLand drop-in

Savannah now has an hourly drop-in childcare facility: PlayLand Savannah LLC!

Feel free to visit during business hours to see PlayLand for yourself.  Open 8AM-8PM Mon-Thurs.  PlayLand is open until midnight on Friday and Saturday nights so that parents can enjoy childfree time on weekends.

Also available: a Sitter Services division focused on parents who prefer to book a nanny/sitter (even pet sitters) and have them come to their home.

PlayLand also offers Mother’s Morning Out, birthday parties, a preschool, weekly activities for children up to age 5 such as Story Times, Sensory Play, Tots & Crafts, and Saturday classes such as Sip & Paint (kid style), Slime Making, Toddler Yoga, etc. Learn more here. 

Playland Drop-In Childcare

Drop-in childcare

PlayLand offers playcare for ages 6mths – 12 years.

Appointments are not necessary but recommended during busier times to ensure an open spot. Once registered, bring your child while you run your errands, enjoy a date night, or get that much needed childfree time.

PlayLand is a shoe-free facility. Please bring socks.

PlayLand Savannah, LLC
423b W U S Hwy 80
Pooler, GA
(912) 348-3676

Learn more about PlayLand here.

Free Savannah kids events: Fire Truck visit @ Savannah Sharks Mother’s Morning Out

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

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The FIRE TRUCK is coming to “Sharkie School” also know as Mother’s Morning Out @ Savannah Sharks gym Thurs. Sept. 20 2018 @ 10AM.

Anyone that wants to stop by and join the fun is welcome! Free & open to the public.

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About Mother’s Morning-Out Program in Savannah 

Call it “Sharkie School” – Mother’s Morning Out every Tuesday/Thursday 9AM-1PM for ages 16 months to 4 years old – @ Savannah Sharks Allstar Cheerleading gym in Savannah.

Cost: $165 per month. Call (912) 308-3818 or register online here.

Savannah Sharks gym
1686 E. President St
Savannah GA 31404
912-308-3818

Register online here.

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Savannah Sharks Cheerleading and Tumbling, 912-308-3818, 1686 E President St, Savannah, GA 31404
email savsharks@gmail.com Savannah Sharks is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah Schools: Fall 2018 Open Houses for Prospective Families

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

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School searching in Savannah? A comprehensive way to get to know a school is to attend a school open house for prospective families.

Upcoming school open houses include:

Open house @ St. Andrew’s School, Wilmington Is., 9AM Thurs. Oct. 4 2018. Registration details here. 

School tours @ Blessed Sacrament School, Savannah. Details on registering for a tour here. 

Open house @ Benedictine Military School, Savannah, 2PM Sun. Nov. 4 2018. Registration details here. 

Open house @ Calvary Day School, Savannah, 2-4PM Sun. Nov. 4 2018. Registration details here.

Open house @ Savannah Country Day School, Savannah, 1:30PM. Sun. Nov. 11 2018. Registration details here.

 

Specialty Classes @ Crowned Elite Athletics, Savannah

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Specialty classes gymnastics tumbling dance Crowned Elite Athletics

Crowned Elite Athletics  in Savannah is offering these specialty classes: Stretch & Flex, Pre-Flight as well as Jump Class.

Jump Class

This class will focus on proper stretching technique and extensive strength training to complete all required jump positions. In addition to stretching and conditioning, instructors will train proper arm and leg placement to perform each jump successfully and correctly. Athletes will learn Toe Touch, Pike Jump, Hurdlers, Combination Jumps, and Jumps into Tumbling.

Tuesdays, 7:15-8:15PM

Perfect for current and aspiring competition cheerleaders. Learn more here. 

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Stretch & Flex for ages 5 & older

Stretching is not only beneficial for jumps and flyer flexibility, but it also reduces the overall risk of injury for all star athletes as well as athletes in our tumbling classes. This stretching class will focus on the proper techniques of stretching the right, left, and middle splits, proper back flexibility, and proper shoulder flexibility.   Ages 5 and up are welcome.

Sundays, 3-4PM
Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30PM

Learn more here. 

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Flight classes

Pre-Flight

Learn the basics of flight to become a phenomenal competition cheerleader. Athletes will learn proper flexibility techniques and body positions for flyers such as heel stretches, scorpions, and bow & arrows. Open to anyone interested in learning or working on flying skills.

Sundays, 4-5PM

Learn more here. 

Crowned Elite Athletics, (912) 308-5719, crownedeliteathletics.com, 202 Bourne Blvd, Suite 160 Savannah, GA 31408, Crowned Elite Athletics is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

SouthCoast Health Receives 18 Recognitions in the 2018 Savannah Magazine ‘Best of’ Issue

Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Cardiologist Roy D. Flood Jr. (winner)

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Family Medicine/General Practitioner Kristen A. Updegraff (winner)

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Foot Specialist Craig K. Skalla (winner)

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General Surgeon Jeffrey S. Mandel (winner)

SouthCoast Health physicians Savannah

Infectious Disease Nenad Avramovski (winner)

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Nephrologist Nizar S. Eskandar (winner)

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Neurologist Victor W. Rosenfeld (winner)

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Nutritionist Elizabeth Hesley (winner)

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Optometrist Edward D. Sammons (winner)

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Physical Therapist Lisa M. Bettio (winner)

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Radiologist Nathan P. Fergus (winner)

Savannah Magazine’s “Best of Savannah” 2018 winners and runner-ups were announced this month.

SouthCoast Health was honored in 18 categories related to the healthcare/ medical field and was featured in Savannah Magazine’s September/October 2018 issue. SouthCoast Health winners are pictured in this post.

Savannah Magazine conducts a yearly poll to name the city’s most influential people and ideas. The magazine emphasizes that “only reader votes” determine the winners and that votes are limited to one per person.

“We are proud of our physicians, providers, and organization for this year’s recognition by Savannah Magazine. Acknowledgment from the Savannah community for our commitment to quality health care is a great honor,” SouthCoast Health Administrator John Marrero said. “SouthCoast Health’s representation in 18 categories with the rigorous selection measures makes it more meaningful. It reflects our goal of providing Total Wellness for Life™ to our patients.”

SouthCoast Health winners (pictured above) and runner-ups were recognized in the following categories:
1.Allergist
Wasil Kahn (runner-up)
2.Cardiologist
Roy D. Flood Jr. (winner)
3.Family Medicine/General Practitioner
Kristen A. Updegraff (winner)
Leland R. Dampier III (runner-up)
4.Foot Specialist
Craig K. Skalla (winner)
5.General Surgeon
Jeffrey S. Mandel (winner)
6.Infectious Disease
Nenad Avramovski (winner)
Scott E. Rojas (runner-up)
7.Internal Medicine
Robert W. Grant (runner-up)
8.Nephrologist
Nizar S. Eskandar (winner)
Garrett White (runner-up)
9.Neurologist
Victor W. Rosenfeld (winner)
Scott D. Callaghan (runner-up)
10.Nurse
Barbara Lutz (runner-up)
11.Nurse Practitioner
Tammie E. Walz (runner-up)
12.Nutritionist
Elizabeth Hesley (winner)
13.Ophthalmologist
Stephanie D. Croll (runner-up)
14.Optometrist
Edward D. Sammons (winner)
15.Osteopathic Physician
Troy A. Murphy (runner-up)
16.Physical Therapist
Lisa M. Bettio (winner)
17.Radiologist
Nathan P. Fergus (winner)
18.Urgent/Immediate Care Clinics
SouthCoast Health (runner-up)

Learn more here. 

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(Savannah Fall Festivals 2018) Frogwarts Harry-Potter inspired-event, Oct. 14

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Frogwarts Harry Potter Savannah 2018

Save the date: Frogwarts annual Harry-Potter inspired event hosted by Coastal Heritage Society in Savannah will be Sun. Oct. 14, 2018, 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

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.

Students of Frogwart’s School of Magic begin their experience by riding on the Frogwarts Express, the fully operational steam locomotive. They are then greeted by Hagrid and escorted to make their wands, be selected for their house by the sorting hat, and participate in a variety of Frogwarts classes such as Care of Magical Creatures, Defense Against the Dark Arts, Astronomy, and the hugely popular Potions Class.

Tickets

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

Tickets to Frogwarts: A Magical Adventure are available to Coastal Heritage Society members NOW and non-members on Sept. 20 2018. CHS members will also receive priority boarding on the Frogwarts Express. Get info on how to become a member 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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Savannah schools: Tour Blessed Sacrament Catholic School

Monday, September 17th, 2018

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School searching in Savannah? Tour Blessed Sacrament School in Savannah.

Schedule your tour of this private pre-K through 8th grade school. See Blessed Sacrament’s new, state of the art science lab, art room, media center, music center, new lecture hall and new gym. BSS has what your child needs to go confidently into the future.

Blessed Sacrament School in Savannah is still accepting applications for the current school year.

Email for more information: info@bss-savannah.org or call 912-356-6987.

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament here.

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, www.bss-savannah.org, 1003 E. Victory Drive, Savannah 31405. On Facebook here 912-356-6987. Blessed Sacrament Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Savannah private schools: Open Houses @ St. Andrew’s School, Wilmington Island

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Savannah schools St. Andrew's School Wilmington Island

Come see St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island in action @ an open house 9AM Thurs. Oct. 4 2018.

St. Andrew’s School
Ages 3-Grade 12
Savannah, GA

Reservations for an open house can be made by calling 897.4941, x. 452 or emailing hellew@saintschool.com

St. Andrew’s School Open Houses 2018-2019 for Prospective Families
9AM on first Thursday of each month
601 Penn Waller Road, Savannah, GA, 31410
Call 897.4941, x. 452 or email hellew@saintschool.com for more information or to reserve a spot

Open Houses
1st Thursday of every month at 9AM
Oct. 4 2018
Nov. 1 2018
Dec. 6 2018
Jan. 3 2019
Feb. 7 2019
March 7 2019

Schedule a tour.

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About St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s is a college preparatory school for Pre-K3 through Grade 12 located on Wilmington Island, Savannah.

The independent school offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and has been recognized
for the past five years as an Apple Distinguished School. St. Andrew’s School was named best Savannah private school in Savannah Magazine in 2016.

For more information, visit saslions.com

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941 ext 452, www.saintschool.com , email hellew@saintschool.com On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Savannah pediatricians: Pediatric Associates of Savannah

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Savannah pediatricians Pediatric Associates Ben Spitalnik

Congratulations to Savannah pediatrician Dr. Ben Spitalnick of Pediatric Associates of Savannah on another Best of Savannah award in Savannah Magazine.

New to the area & in need of a pediatrician? Pediatric Associates of Savannah has offices in Savannah, the Islands and Pooler. Learn more here.

Stay connected with Pediatric Associates of Savannah & informed about children’s health news, by ‘liking’ Pediatric Associates of Savannah on Facebook here.

Pediatric Associates of Savannah, 4600 Waters Ave, Suite 100 Savannah, 31404-6702, (912) 355-2462, www.pedsav.comOn Facebook here.  Pediatric Associates of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Kids’ Robotics classes @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Sylvan Robotics Savannah Tutoring

Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah will offer a Robotics class for kids on Sundays.

Cost: $95 for five weeks (15 hours)

The Robotics Class begins Sept. 23 2018 & will be every Sunday through Oct. 21 2018 from 1-4PM.

Call 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 

Kindermusik Savannah Family Jam Night for $10 per family

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Kindermusik Savannah Family Jam Night

Join  Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano for Family Jam Night!

Imagine an evening with your 0-7 year olds enjoying music, movement, instruments, family togetherness and more! Grandparents, uncles, aunts, and parents all welcome!

Saturday, Oct. 6 2018 at 6:15PM; only $10 for the whole family, regardless of how many children you have. Enrollment is limited; save a space for your family today. Enroll at kindermusikwith88keys.com.

Giveaway: Free classes

Kindermusik Savannah  is giving away an entire month FREE in October.  To enter your child in the giveaway, visit kindermusikwith88keys.com.

Newborn class

Baby Kindermusik class is underway. Newborns to 10 week olds get free tuition- this class is open for 0-24 months and meets each Tuesday at 11AM.

Weekly classes also available for ages 0-7. 912-988-KEYS.

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

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

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Math Tutoring Savannah Sylvan Learning

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 & Eureka. Get your child test-ready today.

Questions? Call 912.355.2267.

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About Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah 

Sylvan Learning of Savannah helps prepare younger students for the critical SRI, MAP & GMAS standardized testing. For older students, Sylvan offers personalized programs to help conquer the ACT or SAT.

Call 912-355-2267 or email dinopapa@sylvan3007.com

Let Sylvan Learning of Savannah help you chart your child’s course for success!

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 

(Savannah Family Bike Rides/Races) Morning Marsh Madness & Midnight Garden Ride

Sunday, September 16th, 2018

Savannah Mountain Biking SEGA-SORBA Morning Marsh Madness

Morning Marsh Madness 2018

Registration is open for SEGA SORBA’s Morning Marsh Madness 2018.

Off-road race, fun race, family fun all for one low price. Do one or both.

Register online here. 

Two Family Friendly Events for the price of One! Come enjoy the Early Bird off-road race at 8:30AM and race one, two, or three laps depending on your skill level.

Then at 10:30AM enjoy wearing your pajamas or dressing up in your goofiest outfit and riding your beach cruiser, 90’s bike, or whatever contraption you can find, at the Sleepy Head fun race. Just a short race with the craziest most fun getup you can find.

Meant to complement SBC’s Moonlight Garden Ride This is your opportunity to have off road fun in the morning before you head over to Moonlight Garden Ride in the evening.

Choose to just race the Sleepy Head or the Early Bird, or both. One inexpensive registration for both events. T-Shirt Included. Register online here. 

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Moonlight Garden Ride Savannah 10th Annual 2018

10th Annual Midnight Garden Ride

Savannah’s favorite family-friendly bicycling event has a new location: Historic Grayson Stadium, home of the The Savannah Bananas.

10th Annual Midnight Garden Ride
5-10PM Sat. Oct. 20 2018
Grayson Stadium
1401 E Victory Dr, Savannah, Georgia 31404
Tickets available here.

After a casually-paced, police-escorted ride travels through Savannah’s most beautiful neighborhoods, then returns to Grayson Stadium for live music, food and beverages, and fun.

Proceeds benefit the non-profit Savannah Bicycle Campaign.

Join hundreds of other cyclists and see Savannah in an unforgettable way on the Midnight Garden Ride, presented by Chatham Orthopaedic Associates.

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Savannah consignment sales: High Cotton Kids $25 gift certificate giveaway & deadline to consign is midnight Sept. 16

Saturday, September 15th, 2018

High Cotton Kids Savannah consignment sales consign 2018

Are you ready?!? There is less than one week until High Cotton Kids  will open their doors for their 2018 Fall Consignment Sale and you won’t want to miss this sale!

There will be thousands of high quality, gently-used items available and High Cotton Kids is giving one lucky person a chance to shop before the public sale! Just click here to visit the High Cotton Kids Facebook page and tag your “shopping sidekicks” and you will be entered to win $25 in High Cotton Cash and 2 tickets to the Consignor Preview party, Wed. Sept. 19 @ 6PM. So round up your sidekicks and head on over to Facebook and comment for your chance to win. Good luck and happy shopping!

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Fall Sale 2018

Come shop consignment at its finest. High Cotton Kids is THE place to save a lot of money, make a lot of money and have a great time doing
both!
Location: 2164 East Victory Drive, Crossroads Shopping Center (formerly
The Fitness Club, next door to Savannah Children’s Theater)

Shop Early For a Cause:
Thurs. 09/20 5PM $5 Donation benefiting #LilyStrong in honor of CURE
Childhood Cancer

Sale Hours:
Thurs. 09/20 6-8PM
Fri. 09/21 9AM-5PM
Sat. 09/22 9AM-3PM
(some items discounted on Saturday)

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Discover Your Y @ branch open houses the first Saturday of the month

Friday, September 14th, 2018

YMCA of Coastal Georgia open houses membership

We know you’ll find your place at the Y!

Come try the Y and join the Y community.

YMCA of Coastal Georgia is hosting open houses at all locations the first Saturday of each month this fall (October through December). Come visit, explore Y programs and see why their members love being at the Y.

Join and save up to $100 with no joiner’s fee!

Learn more about the Y here.

Nine YMCA of Coastal Georgia branches: 
Effingham YMCA
Golden Isles & McIntosh YMCA
Habersham YMCA
Islands YMCA
Liberty County/ Armed Services YMCA
Richmond Hill YMCA
Tybee Island YMCA
West Chatham YMCA

YMCA of Coastal Georgia is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Holiday Farms Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides open Oct. 4-31, Ridgeland, S.C.

Friday, September 14th, 2018

 

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The 11th Annual The Great Pumpkin Patch @ Holiday Farms  will be open for the 2018 season from Oct. 4-Oct. 31 2018  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. 4 until Oct. 31 2018

pumpkin patches hayrides farms Holiday Savannah Hilton Head 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 on Sat. October 6 2018
All active duty military, spouses, and children will receive 50% off admission with proper ID.

jumppadHoliday Farms 2018 Schedule & Hours

Open Dates 2018:
Oct. 4-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
www.holidayfarmssc.com  Holiday Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

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FOR MORE SAVANNAH-AREA FALL EVENTS, VISIT OUR SAVANNAH FALL FUN GUIDE 2018