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Donate your candy: Savannah Halloween Candy Give-Back 2018, Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Halloween Candy Give Back Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry Savannah dentists 2018

Here’s a way your kids can protect their teeth from too much Halloween candy & show appreciation to our U.S. troops.

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry in Savannah will collect your kids’ extra and leftover Halloween candy & send the candy to our troops overseas through  Operation Gratitude.

Kids can donate their Halloween candy @ Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry and it will be sent to our troops overseas. Everyone wins by participating in the program kids improve their oral health & support our men and women overseas.

The rules:
1. Drop unused, wrapped candy off between the dates of Nov. 1- Nov. 6 2018. Monday-Thursday 8AM-5PM and
Friday 8AM-2PM.
2. By donating each person will be entered to win Starbucks and Amazon gift cards.
3. Enjoy giving back to our troops overseas

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


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. 

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,, 4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101, Savannah 31405, 912-298-KIDS (5437), email Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry is a advertiser 

Girls Golf Savannah Clinic, Nov. 17

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

Girls Golf Clinics Classes Leagues in Savannah Swing Studio

Encourage your daughter to start golfing or just improve her game.

Girls of all ability levels are invited to The Girls Golf Savannah’s LPGA*USGA Girls Golf’s event on Sat. Nov. 17 2018 in Savannah.

With the help of PGA teaching professionals, this life-changing event brings girls ages 7 – 17 from across the greater Savannah area to a two-hour academy focused on developing their golf skills through the Five E’s of Girls Golf. Featuring a focus on golf skill-building and social activities, girls leave with new life-long friendships and feeling energized by the game. Cost: $15.

Register online here. 

Girls Golf Savannah
Sat. Nov. 17, 2018 3-4:30PM
Mary Calder Golf Course, a 9-hole regulation length course
1 Mary Calder Drive
Savannah, GA 31415

About The Golf Swing Studio

The Golf Swing Studio in Savannah offers golf instruction for men, women, boys and girls who want to enjoy playing golf at a more consistent level. Also offered: a year-round junior golf program for kids.

For more info, contact Paul Johnson at 912-421-8582 or via email at

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Free Phoenix Festival, Savannah

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

Free Phoenix Festival Savannah 2018

Free Admittance to this celebration of sustainability and the Reuse Revolution happening in Southeast Georgia.

Join Keep Chatham Beautiful and Chatham County Recycles as they host up-cycled art booths, a recycled fashion show, green games for kids, live music & your favorite food trucks.

The Phoenix Festival @  Chatham County Recycles
Sat. Nov. 10 2018, 11AM-4PM
1321 Eisenhower, Savannah 31405
Free admission

Join Laiken Love and The Fellowship of Love, The Unusual Dress Project, Keep Chatham Beautiful, Chatham County Recycles, The Metropolitan Planning Commission, Brian MacGregor, Bobbie J. Poplin, Toni Coin, Christine Powell.

Free & close parking.

Questions? E-mail:

Savannah private schools: Open House @ St. Vincent’s Academy

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Visit St. Vincent’s Academy!

St. Vincent’s Academy in Savannah invites you to an Open House for prospective families this Sunday Nov. 4, 1-4PM at St. Vincent’s Academy in Savannah.

The program will begin in the school gymnasium.

Learn about St. Vincent’s NEW scholarship opportunities for incoming freshmen!

You may also call (912) 236.5508 or visit to schedule a private tour, meeting, or shadow day.

Email for more information or with questions.

Open House @ St. Vincent’s Academy
Sun. Nov. 4 2018, 1-4PM
St. Vincent’s Academy
207 E Liberty St.
Savannah, GA 31401

St. Vincent’s Academy is a Catholic, all-girls high school graduating Women Who Lead in Savannah, across the nation, and around the globe!

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Savannah Museums: Art Start Stroller & Toddler Tour @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Telfair Museums Mommy & Me Art Start November 2018

Start your day with art @ Telfair Museums in Savannah.

Once a month, Telfair Museums youngest patrons are invited to the museum for story time, a special tour & an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here. Come play and learn.

Art Start Stroller & Toddler museum tour, art activity @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center on the 3rd Thursday morning of each month.

November’s Art Start will feature a special tour of Pam Longobardi’s works on view at the Jepson Center.

Cost: $5 per child / adult members free / adult non-members $12

Strollers, crying babies & older siblings are all welcome @ this monthly program

Art Start Stroller & Toddler Tour
Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center
Jepson Center for the Arts
207 W York St.
Savannah, GA 31401

Thurs. Nov. 15
Theme: Pam Longobardi’s works on view at the Jepson Center.
Learn more & register here. 

Thurs. Dec. 20
Theme: Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens.
Learn more & register here. 


FREE Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters Reinterpretation Community Celebration, 1-4PM Sat. Nov. 17

Telfair invites the local community to participate in the unveiling of new interpretive exhibits at the Owens-Thomas House and Slave Quarters. The product of years of research, new interpretive and hands –on exhibits will tell the full story of the free and enslaved people who lived and worked on the site in the early 19th century. Free & open to the public. Learn more here. 

Owens-Thomas House and Slave Quarters Reinterpretation Community Celebration
Sat. Nov. 17 2018
Owens-Thomas House and Slave Quarters
124 Abercorn St. Savannah

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Cookies, Cocoa, Santa & more holiday kids’ events @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum, Savannah

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Sandbox Children's Museum Hilton Head Santa Christmas 2018

Lots going on during December 2018 @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is.

Cookies & Cocoa, Santa on Dec. 23, 2018

Come join for some spirit of the season.

Elf Workshop (holiday craft)
Sugar Plum Stop (cookie/treat decorating)
Hot Cocoa on the porch
1-4PM, Sun. Dec. 23 2018

Event admission is $5 for Adults, $10 for Children, up to 12 months is free.

First come, first serve. Space and activities limited in the event of rain
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Free Family Fun Night Hilton Head Is. Kids Activities

FREE Family Fun Night, Dec. 7

First Friday of the month
Join The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head  FREE Family Fun Nights .

This is a community event designed to bring families together for a cost-free evening of creativity and play.

Weather permitting, the Bounce House and Big Blue Blocks will be available for play outdoors, or you can explore our exhibits and enjoy a craft indoors. Light refreshments will also be served free of charge.

In addition of collecting canned goods for Deep Well,  participants also will make kindness rocks for the museum’s garden.

FREE & FUN for all ages.

Free Family Fun Night
Fri. Dec. 7, 5:30-7:30PM

Supported by The Bargain Box


Make Take Play Sandbox Children's Museum


Make, Take and Playday Fun Series

The Sandbox Children’s Museum
18 Pope Ave, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928

Need a break from Sunday Football? Crave some crafting time while your child plays? Come to The Sandbox for this fun new series designed for moms, dads, grandparents, or caregivers. While your child plays in the museum and engages in a STEM based craft (supervised by our staff), you can get your pinterest on by crafting and making in our loft!
Monthly Theme
December: Christmas DIY Home Décor Project: Dec. 2 2018
$30 per adult ($25 for members) includes materials for craft/project and admission for (1) child ($5 for each additional child)
***Children must be age 3+ ***
Sign up for all 3 sessions for $75 ($60 for members)
Call 843-842-7645 to reserve
Space limited to 10 slots


Noon Year's Eve Sandbox Children's New Year's event Hilton Head 2018

Noon Year’s Eve @ The Sandbox, Dec. 31, 2018

Want to celebrate the New Year without staying up to midnight? Then ring in 2019 with your family at The Sandbox.

Festivities include special games and activities both indoors and outdoors. In addition to scavenger hunts, games, fun arts & crafts and a picnic lunch, attendees will ring in 2019 with party favors and a balloon drop at 12 noon.

Noon Year’s Eve for kids
10AM-2PM Mon. Dec. 31 2018

Event admission: $5 for members, $10 for non-members. Military and senior discounts are available.

First come, first serve. Space and activities limited in the event of rain.

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Sandbox Children’s Museum
The Sandbox Children’s Museum
18 Pope Ave
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928


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Family Caregivers Workshop in Savannah

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Caregiving workshop class SouthCoast Savannah AARP

No one ever hopes to become a family caregiver. But it’s a role you and 1.3 million others in Georgia play every day.

No matter how much you love the person you’re caring for, being a caregiver can be a lot to manage.

AARP Family Caregiving is here to help.

Join AARP Family Caregiving and SouthCoast Health this Sat. Nov. 3, 2018, 10AM-2PM in Savannah as they make it easier for you to get answers, help you connect with and learn from other family caregivers, and guide you to useful resources online and close to home.

Click here to RSVP or call 1.877.926.8300.

Family Caregivers Workshop, Savannah
Sat. Nov. 3 2018
@ Edel Caregiving Institute
Demere Center
6000 Business Center Dr.
Savannah, GA 31405

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The Harlem Globetrotters in Savannah, Nov. 28 2018

Sunday, October 28th, 2018

harlem globetrotters in savannah

The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Savannah.

Featuring some of the most elite dunkers on the planet, exceptional ball handlers, and Guinness World Record holders, a Globetrotters game is more than just basketball – they are the ultimate in family entertainment that will bring smiles and fan interaction to people of all ages.

The Globetrotters will bring their unrivaled show to the Savannah Civic Center on Wed. Nov. 28 2018 at 7PM. Get your tickets today online here or by phone: 8003517469.

Savannah preschooler activities: Kindermusik playdates for ages 0-7

Sunday, October 28th, 2018

Kindermusik Savannah Toddlers Preschoolers Music classes

Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano announces November playdates- JUMPING BEANS!

You’ll explore the music of Latin America! Join Kindermusik Savannah with your 0-7 year old on Nov. 10, 14 & 17 2018 @ 10AM. All children receive an instrument, 10 Kindermusik songs & a $10 coupon. Cost: $15/child; $5 per sibling.

Saturday classes

Weekly family Saturday classes start on Nov. 3 2018 at 11AM. Enroll online today: or call 912-988-KEYS (5397).

Kindermusik Savannah,,  email or, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a advertiser

Savannah private schools: Open House @ Benedictine Military School, Nov. 4

Sunday, October 28th, 2018

Benedictine Military School Savannah private schools

The best way to understand the atmosphere at Benedictine Military School in Savannah is to experience it first-hand.

You are encouraged to take advantage of Benedictine’s different visitation programs including an upcoming Open House in November 2018.


Held Nov. 4, 2018, the Open House is the kick-off to the admissions process. All eighth-grade students and parents are encouraged to attend. Benedictine also invites fifth- through seventh-grade students.

Prospective families can meet the faculty, take a student-led campus tour and attend information–packed sessions on various aspects of the school.

Benedictine Military School Open House, Nov. 4 2018, 2PM.

Founded in 1902, Benedictine Military School is an all-male, Catholic, college preparatory day school educating young men in grades 9-12.

Benedictine Military School
6502 Seawright Drive
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 644-7000

Learn more about Benedictine’s admissions process here. 


Oct. 1 2018 – Online Application Becomes Available
Nov. 4 2018- Open House @ 2PM
Dec. 1 2018 – Admissions Test @ 8AM
Dec. 1 2018 – Parent Financial Aid Seminar @ 8:15AM
Jan. 12 2019 – Admissions Test @ 8AM
Jan. 15 2019 – Student Application Deadline
Jan. 15 2019 – Financial Aid Application Deadline

Benedictine Military School, 6502 Seawright Dr. Savannah, GA 31406, tel: (912) 644-7000, On Facebook here. Follow Benedictine on twitter here.  Benedictine Military School is a advertiser. 

Savannah private schools: PreK & K Grade Open House @ St. James Catholic School

Friday, October 26th, 2018

Attention parents searching for a Savannah preK or kindergarten for 2019-20.

You’re invited to a Pre-K & K Open House at St. James Catholic School in Savannah  9:30AM Tues. Nov. 13. Bring your children. You will love that the school makes it fun for them, too, with a scavenger hunt.

Come see all that St. James Catholic School in Savannah has to offer!

Stay connected & informed about St. James Catholic School by liking them on Facebook here.


Open House 9:30AM Tues. Nov. 13 2018


For more information on this Pre-K through 8th grade school, visit or call (912) 355-3132, email

St. James Catholic School
8412 Whitfield Ave.
Savannah GA 31406

St. James Catholic School, 8412 Whitfield Ave., Savannah, Georgia 31406, (912) 355-3132, email  St. James Catholic School is a advertiser.

Preschool Openings @ JEA Preschool Savannah

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

JEA Preschool Savannah Pre-K Schools  

New Openings @ JEA Preschool Savannah 

JEA Preschool Savannah is pleased to announce additional spaces for 3-year-olds are now available in the preschool’s dynamic early childhood education program!

Please contact director Jodi Sadler to schedule a tour. 912.355.8111 or email

Don’t miss this opportunity to enroll your child in Savannah’s quality-rated, premier early learning center.

Learn more about JEA Preschool Savannah & see photos here. 


Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 6:30pm

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 6:30pm – Special Pre-K Class Information Night

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 10am

Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 11am

JEA Preschool Savannah
5111 Abercorn St.
Savannah, GA  31405

JEA Preschool Savannah admits students of any race, color, national, racial or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.

JEA Preschool Savannah, Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St. Savannah, 31405 912-355-8111. JEA Preschool Savannah is a advertiser

Things to do with toddlers in Savannah: Tiny Tots gym playtime @ Summit Gymnastics

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Tiny Tots Play Time Savana

Tiny Tots Playtime @ Summit Gymnastics in Savannah is now being offered Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays each week.

Tiny Tots is for children ages 5 & younger & their caregivers.

Kids can enjoy trampoline, foam in-ground pit, bars, balance beams & more.

Tiny Tots Playtime
9:30-11AM Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
Call ahead to confirm: 912.921.1034
$5 per child (Cash only)
For ages 5 & younger

Questions? Email

Summit Gymnastics, 74 W Montgomery Crossroads, Savannah, 31406, (912) 921-1034, On Facebook here. Summit Gymnastics is a advertise

Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment in Savannah

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Disney on Ice Savannah

Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment!  is a celebration of childhood set to song.

The two-hour ice show featuring Frozen, Cars, Toy Story & The Little Mermaid is @ the Savannah Civic Center this week October 24-29, 2018. We caught opening night & savored the show.

Your kids will love Woody, Jessie, Buzz Lightyear, Ariel, Sebastian, Anna, Elsa, Olaf &, of course, Mickey, Minnie.

You, however, will appreciate the snow falling in the civic center rafters during Frozen & the bubbles floating down during Little Mermaid, Elsa’s elegant skating & the fact that Ham (Toy Story) can skate at all. You’ll wonder how Lightning McQueen, Mater & Sally glide on the ice.

You’ll appreciate the fact that Ken (Toy Story) wears an ascot & docksider-skates. You’ll groove in your seat to the pop tunes during the Toy Story segment. And you may just choke up a bit when four costume-clad kids from the audience get to glide around in a little boat on the ice during ‘Under the Sea.’ You may just cry outright at the very sight of all the little wide-eyed princesses and Olafs in the audience.

In the end, your kids’ favorite Disney characters gliding and pivoting on ice will serve as a reminder to relish all that is your kids’ childhood.

Get your tickets at

Savannah Showtimes

10:40AM & 7PM Thurs. Oct. 25 2018
7PM Fri. Oct. 26 2018
11AM, 3PM & 7PM  Sat. Oct. 27
1:30 & 5:30PM Sun. Oct. 28


Find more things to do this fall in the Fall Family Fun Guide 2018. 

Disclosure: We received tickets at no cost for this review.

(Savannah private schools) Veritas Academy guest writer blog spotlights adoption

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Adoption Savannah Veritas Academy


Veritas Academy in Savannah has a new guest writer blog & you will appreciate the moving piece on it about adoption by pastor David Cleland of Savannah’s Hope Bible Church.

Pastor Cleland & his wife have adopted five children. FIVE. That is simply beyond impressive. Read it here.

More about Veritas Academy

Veritas Academy in Savannah offers a distinctive combination of substantive academics, genuine Christ-centered culture, and a format that tangibly engages the family.

Interested? Come find out how Veritas Academy’s classical, Christian, and covenantal education model is right for your children. During this open house you will get a chance to:
-Tour the campus
-Sit in and experience the classroom atmosphere
-Have a Q & A session with the Headmaster
-Receive curriculum & admissions information

Veritas Academy Open House 2018 PreK-2nd grade
Thurs. Nov. 15 2018, 9-11AM
25 W Oglethorpe Ln
Savannah, GA 31401-3971

Stay connected with Veritas Academy by liking their page on Facebook here.  On Instagram here.

Veritas Academy , Pre-K through 12th grade,  25 W. Oglethorpe Lane., Savannah 31401, 912-238-1222,  email Veritas Academy is a advertiser

New Do-Re-We Savannah radio show just for kids

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Do Re We Toddler music classes Parent & Me Savannah

Do-Re-We wants YOUR help on the best time to air their new local radio show curated just for kids on WRUU – 107.5 Savannah!

The Do Re We Radio Hour will soon hit the airwaves, but your input is needed. Please take a quick online 5-question survey where you can give your opinion of best time to air the show, and share ideas about how this program can serve families in Savannah.

If you have an idea or comment that isn’t covered by the survey, please still share it with Do-Re-We on Facebook here. 

Take the online Do Re We Radio Hour here. 


Holiday Music & Movement Session

Registration for Do Re We’s Holiday Music and Movement Session is now open!

This 4-week mini session begins Nov. 28 2018 and ends Dec. 22 2018. The class will jingle bells and make merry memories together. This is a wonderful way to carve out 30 minutes each week for your little one during the busy holiday season.

Session cost: $60

Registration online here.  

Use the coupon code SOUTHERNMAMAS to get a $5 discount.

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