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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. 

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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.

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

Savannah Urban Garden Alliance benefit to help grow Public School Garden Manager Program

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

SUGA Savannah school gardens

SUGA Savannah Urban Garden Alliance fundraiser to support the school garden manager program to help get kids in the gardens and help SUGA grow into another public school in 2019. Kid-friendly.

Learn more here.

Sat. Nov. 3, 6-9 PM
Two Tides Brewing Company
12 West 41st St.
Savannah GA 31401

Giveaway: Britax’s latest stroller  – the B-Ready G3 Stroller

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

Britax stroller giveaway Savannah

UPDATE: Haley Shearouse is the winner of the Britax stroller! Congratulations.

We know our SouthernMamas.com are always on-the-go.

Which is why we’re excited to tell you about our latest giveaway – the must-have stroller for any parent on-the-go.  SouthernMamas.com is giving away Britax’s latest stroller  – the B-Ready G3 Stroller. (US MSRP: $499.99-$599.99)

The G3 stroller features stylish, high-quality fabric with a premium feel. And a quick one-step fold makes this ideal for active families. This brand new giveaway stroller is black.

To enter to win, go to the giveaway announcement post on our SouthernMamas.com Facebook by clicking here & comment on it telling us your pick for best local pediatrician, or local OB-GYN or local dentist.  THEN SHARE THE POST.

Deadline to enter to win is 10PM this Sun. Oct. 28. We’ll pick a winner at random & announce it here; on our Facebook page & on Instagram. 

More about Britax’s latest stroller – the B-Ready G3 Stroller

The B-Ready stroller also offers 12 different seating options, a large storage basket and quick-fold design for families on-the-go. With the capabilities to be used as a single or double stroller, and available as a travel system, B-Ready G3 delivers comfort that little ones deserve and versatility for growing families.

The stroller is suitable for newborns when used with the infant car seat, bassinet or second seat (sold separately), and can be used for children 6 months old and up to 55 lbs. using the stroller’s top seat (included).

For a convenient connection to any Britax infant car seat or bassinet, the Click & Go® System creates an on-the-go travel system. Other major infant car seat brands also connect to the B-Ready G3 when used with an approved Britax car seat adapter.

The quick-fold design easily closes the stroller in seconds. An adjustable handle height with comfort grip raises and lowers to provide the best fit for parents of all heights, and the stroller’s foam-filled rubber tires and suspension system offer little ones an ultra-smooth ride.

 

Savannah private schools: Open House @ Blessed Sacrament School

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

Savannah private schools Blessed Sacrament

 

Come tour the newly redone Blessed Sacrament School in Savannah @ a Taste & Tour Open House this Wed. Oct. 24.

Taste & Tour Open House @ Blessed Sacrament School
Wed. Oct. 24 2018,  6-7:30PM
Cocktails + Tours + Conversation

See Blessed Sacrament’s new, state of the art science lab, art room, media center, music center, new lecture hall & new gym @ this landmark pre-K through 8th grade Savannah school.

BSS has what your child needs to go confidently into the future.

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

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament – a pre-K through 8th grade school – 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. 

Pumpkin Patch farms & Fall family fun near Savannah

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

pumpkin patches savannah

It finally feels like Fall.

Visit the SouthernMamas.com Fall Fun Guide 2018 here to find pumpkin patches, fall festivals, Halloween fun & more.

Check out the pumpkin patches below. This upcoming weekend is your last chance to make it to Poppell Farms pumpkin patch & corn maze near Jesup, Ga. this season. Holiday Farms pumpkin patch & hayrides in Ridgeland SC will be open through Oct. 31.

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Pumpkin Patches

Hayrides, corn cribs, cow trains, hayrides, corn mazes & more. It’s all part of the pumpkin patch farm tradition. While Savannah isn’t a pumpkin-growing climate, we’re thrilled that we have our fair share of agritourism here with various pumpkin patch farms near Savannah.

Here are some favorites:

Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides, barnyard, cow train. Open every weekend in October through this Sun. Oct. 28. Details here. 

Holiday Farms pumpkin patch, hayrides, pig races, farm activities. Holiday Farms is open from Oct. 4-31 2018.  Details here.  

Pooler Pumpkin Patch & kids activities, Oct. 13-31 @ Risen Savior Lutheran Church with a Family Fall Festival Oct. 27-28. Open to the public. Details here. 

Savannah pumpkin patch farms hayrides corn maze

New Saturday Kindermusik Savannah Family Class

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Kindermusik Savannah toddlers mommy me

Brand new Kindermusik Savannah Saturday weekly class for ages  0-7 begins Nov. 3 2018 @ 11AM!

Join Kindermusik for a special time of togetherness, learning, and experiencing the joy of music like never before.  Enroll at kindermusikwith88keys.com.

Musical Playdates for ages 0-7

“Going On a Hayride” musical playdates continue this week, Wed. Oct. 24 2018 and Sat. Oct. 27 @ 10AM.. Open to ages 0-7, each child will receive an instrument, 10 Kindermusik songs and a $10 coupon for weekly classes.  Tuition is $15/child and only $5 for siblings.

Let it begin with…Kindermusik.

Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com or text 912-432-5885 to set up your free introductory class today.

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

Scary in the Dairy 2018 Halloween Festival, Savannah

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Scary in the Dairy 2018 Savannah

Come to the Historic Roberds Dairy for Scary in the Dairy 2018 Halloween Festival this Sun Oct. 28 2018 @ the old Roberds Dairy at the end of Tennessee Avenue, Thunderbolt.

Enjoy haunted hay rides,horse rides, bouncy house, games, music and food for the whole family.

Join the amazing PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST @ 6PM and win horse back riding lessons or Monster Medalions. Proceeds will benefits the Pegasus Riding Academy new Veterans Program.

Scary in the Dairy 2018
Sun. Oct. 28 4-8PM
Hosted by Pegasus Riding Academy Savannah
Tickets: prasav.org
907.414.1236

ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE PEGASUS RIDING ACADEMY VETERAN’S PROGRAM

Pumpkin Carving Contest, 6PM

Prizes for Best Pumpkins. Elementary, junior-high & high school divisions. Gift certificates for adult winners.
Winning pumpkins will be auctioned off to benefit Pegasus Riding Academy’s new veteran’s program.

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See the complete list of Fall Festivals 2018 in the Savannah & Lowcountry area in our Fall Family Fun Guide.

(Savannah Dentists) Pooler Pediatric Dentistry for infants, children & adolescents

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Pediatric Dentists Pooler Savannah childrens

Pooler Pediatric Dentistry  is accepting new patients and you can request an appointment online here or calling (912) 376-9296

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends a child’s first dental visit should be by age ONE

Dr. Carla G. Stappenbeck @ Pooler Pediatric Dentistry (pictured above) is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist with degrees from Harvard University and the University of Maryland and a certificate from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

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

Why choose a pediatric dentist versus a general dentist who treats children?

As a pediatric dentist, Dr. Carla has an extra two years of specialized training (residency) after dental school and is dedicated to the oral health of children from infancy through the teenage years, including those with special health care needs. As a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist, she has voluntarily undergone vigorous written and oral exams, which demonstrate specialized knowledge and skill. In order to maintain her certification, she must complete yearly continuing education requirements to stay up-to-date with developments in both technology and patient care.

Dr. Carla is fluent in both English and Spanish (Se Habla Español).

Learn more here.

Stay connected by ‘liking’ Pooler Pediatric Dentistry on Facebook 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: Spring 2019 Open Houses for Prospective Families

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Savannah private schools preK, preschools kindergarten

Admissions season has begun! Come visit Savannah’s schools @ these open houses to get to know the schools yourself.

Upcoming Savannah school open houses for prospective families include:

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Open House @ Coastal Empire Montessori, which offers a free, public, charter school program for Kindergarten – 5th Grade (K-5), 10AM Sat. March 2 2019.  Details here. 

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Open House @ Calvary Day School, 4625 Waters Ave, Savannah Sun. March 3 2019, 2-4PM. Register online here for the March 3 open house.

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Open house @ St. Andrew’s School, Wilmington Is., 9AM Thurs. March 7 2019. Registration details here. 

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Open House @ Blessed Sacrament School, Savannah 8AM Wed. March 13 2019.  Come and see what this preK-8th grade private school has to offer. Experience the school’s LIVE student produced Broadcast News. Details here. 

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Open House @ Coastal Empire Montessori, which offers a free, public, charter school program for Kindergarten – 5th Grade (K-5), 6PM Tues. April 2 2019.  Details here. 

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Savannah-Chatham Public School Open Houses start in January 2019. Find the schedule & application info here. 

Savannah Halloween 2018 Trick or Treat Time

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Halloween Trick or Treat Times Savannah 2018

 

Savannah Halloween Trick or Treat Time
5-8PM Wed. Oct. 31 2018

Halloween is coming up fast! Savannah Police Department is recommending trick or treating occur on Halloween Oct. 31, 5-8PM

Find Savannah police Halloween safety tips here.

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Halloween 2018 Pumpkin Painting with Savannah Police

Pumpkin Painting with Savannah Police

5:30-7:30PM Tues. Oct. 30 2018
Come out and enjoy pumpkin painting, a magic show, games, music, bounce houses, McGruff and CANDY!
Wear your costume & bring your candy bag
SPD Headquarters, 201 Habersham St. Savannah, 31401 (Free parking onsite)

FREE & open to the public

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FIND MORE FAMILY FALL EVENTS IN OUR SAVANNAH FALL FUN GUIDE 2018

 

Colonial Haunted Trail Tour @ Wormsloe State Historic Site, Savannah

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Wormsloe State Historic Site Savannah

Wormsloe’s Colonial Haunted Trail Tour @ Wormsloe State Historic Site, Savannah

Fri. Oct 26, 2018 (7:15 PM)
Sat. Oct 27, 2018 (7:15 PM)

A ranger will guide you into the past to site of colonist Nobel Jones. Keep close together as you explore the trail and hopefully you will be safe from the zombies, ghosts and ghouls drifting under the looming oak tree and Spanish moss. Who knows what ghouls have been disturbed!

Tours will depart from the Visitors Center every 15 minutes beginning at 7:15PM. Wormsloe’s gate will open at 6:30PM. Last tour tickets will be sold at 9PM. Tours will continue until 10:00 pm as needed. Tour lasts approximately 45 minutes. The gate will close when all tours are sold out.

Not recommended for children under the age of 6.

Admission: $9.50 – $15
Would you like to purchase tickets? Have a question? Call: 912-353-3023

Wormsloe State Historic Site
7601 Skidaway Rd
Savannah, GA 31406

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See the complete list of Fall Festivals 2018 in the Savannah & Lowcountry area in our Fall Family Fun Guide.

 

Free Election Day childcare to allow parents to vote @ YMCA of Coastal Ga branches; free Election Day Ben & Jerry’s ice cream

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Free Election Day Childcare YMCA of Coastal Georgia branchesThe Y is making it easier for parents to vote!

The YMCA of Coastal Georgia knows how important it is to cast your vote- and the Y wants to make it easier for parents!

On Nov. 6 2018, the YMCA of Coastal Georgia is offering free childcare to allow parents time to visit the polls. You can visit any participating YMCA to take advantage of their Election Day childcare.

Taking kids to the polls may add stress for busy parents and caregivers; the Y is committed to doing its part to help remove barriers to voting so that all Americans can vote.

Effingham YMCA: 1224 Patriot Dr, Rincon, GA 31326 8:45AM -12PM and 4:30PM – 8PM
Golden Isles YMCA: 144 Scranton Conn, Brunswick, GA 31525 8AM – 10:30PM and 5PM – 7:30PM
Habersham YMCA: 6400 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31405 8AM – 1PM and 4:15PM – 7:30PM
Islands YMCA: 66 Johnny Mercer Blvd, Savannah, GA 31410 8AM – 1PM and 4PM – 8:30PM
Liberty County/ ASYMCA: 201 Mary Lou Dr, Hinesville, GA 31313 8:30AM – 12PM and 4:30PM – 8PM
McIntosh County YMCA: 1111 Magnolia Bluff Way, Darien, GA 31305 9AM – 12PM and 5PM – 7:30PM
Richmond Hill YMCA: 154 Thunderbird Dr, Richmond Hill, GA 31324 8:15AM – 12:15PM and 4PM – 8PM
Statesboro YMCAL: 401 Clairborne Ave, Statesboro, GA 31458 8AM – 12PM and 4PM – 7:30PM
West Chatham YMCA: Isaac G. LaRoche Dr, Pooler, GA 31322 8:45AM – 1PM and 4:15PM – 7:30PM

Parents will need to complete a registration form and sign a waiver upon arrival at Childwatch if not a YMCA member.

YMCA of Coastal Georgia is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

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Election 2018

Learn more about the candidates? Check out Voters Guide at lwvcga.org.

Find your polling place: mvp.sos.ga.gov

VOTE EARLY:  Find early voting hours & locations here. 

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Free Ben & Jerry's ice cream Savannah Election Day Georgia Voter sticker

Free Ben & Jerry’s ice cream for voters

Keep those “I’m A Georgia Voter” peach stickers after you vote.

Show your Georgia Voter sticker on Election Day Nov. 6 @ Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream on Broughton Street in Savannah to receive a free scoop of ice cream. Open 11AM-11PM on Tuesdays.

UPDATE: This offer is no longer being offered as Ben & Jerry’s said they cannot offer any special treat for voting, saying it’s illegal according to Secretary of State. 

Ben & Jerry’s Savannah
25 E Broughton Street, Suite 1B
Savannah, GA 31401

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More Election Day Treats 

Show your “I’m A Georgia Voter” peach sticker on Nov. 6 to get these Election Day discounts:

Duck Donuts
99 cent coffee and free basic donut
7127 Hodgson Memorial Dr.

Bojangles
Free 22 oz. iced tea (all 5 Savannah area locations)
29 West DeRenne Ave.
4401 Ogeechee Rd.
1021 East U.S. 80, Pooler
7111 GA-21, Port Wentworth
130 Carter St., Hinesville

Sentient Bean
10% off all drinks
13 East Park Ave.

Ben and Jerry’s
Free scoop of ice cream
25 E. Broughton St.

Leopold’s Ice Cream
Upgrade your single scoop cone to a double scoop cone
212 East Broughton St.

The Coffee Fox
10% off your order
102 West Broughton St.

Henny Penny Café
10% off your order
1514 Bull St.

Blowin’ Smoke
Complementary peach-themed dessert or drink
1611 Habersham St.

B. Matthews
Complementary peach-themed dessert or drink
325 East Bay St.

East End Provisions
Complementary peach-themed dessert or drink
420 East Broughton St.

The 5 Spot
Complementary peach-themed dessert or drink
4430 Habersham St.

Early Voting through Nov 6th

Civvie’s on Broughton
10% your purchase
14 East Broughton Upstairs

Starlandia
10% off your purchase
2438 Bull St.

The Book Lady
20% off one regular stock used book
6 Liberty St.

Duck Donuts
99 cent coffee
7127 Hodgson Memorial Dr.

Salacia Salts
10% off your purchase
208 West Hall St.

The League of Women Voters of Coastal Georgia and 9to5 Georgia have arranged for local businesses to give incentives for voting in the midterm elections on Nov 6 2018. Some businesses also are offering incentives during the Early Voting period as well. 

Girl Scouts open Camp Low to the public for Camp-toberFest ( $5 per car)

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Camp-tober Fest Savannah Girl Scouts Camp Low

 

Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia (GSHG) invites all families (Girl Scout & non-Girl Scout) for Camp-toberFest 2018 on Sun. Oct. 28, noon-3PM @ Camp Low located at 1912 Rose Dhu Road in Savannah.

The afternoon of fall fun will include hay rides, archery, yard games, inflatables, rock wall, zip line, campfire with s’mores, a “Happy Little Haunted Infirmary” & more.

BowTie Barbecue Co. will be on site selling lunch items.

Special thanks to sponsor Amerigroup for making this event possible.

Cost: $5 per car at the gate. Cash is preferred, but cards will be accepted.

For more information, please contact Kayce Bradbury at kbradbury@gshg.org or 912-330-4440.

Crunchy Kids Halloween Trick-or-Treat 2018, Savannah

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Crunchy Halloween Trick or Treat Savannah 2018

You’re invited for a safe and fun trick-or-treat experience for health- and eco-conscious Savannah-area families.

Come Sat. Oct 27 2018, 2:30-4:30PM at Forsyth Park in Savannah. At 3:30PM, the group will begin the costume parade around the circle and allow the kids to pick up their treats. Feel free to stay after to play if you wish.

Sat. Oct. 27, 2:30-4:30PM
Forsyth Park
621 Drayton St.
Savannah, GA 31401

What should you bring & more FAQ answers here.

KATMA 2018 Kick-A-Thon Fundraiser, Savannah

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Kick-a-thon KATMA

Sponsor a KATMA student or provide a team to test how many kicks you can do @ the KATMA Kick-a-Thon Fundraiser in Savannah. How many kicks can you do? Each kick is $0.05 per kick.

Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts in Savannah is initiating their Skills for Life, community outreach mission. The mission is to provide affordable self-defense training to those who seek it.

Training will be provided at a reduced cost and free to others and will be based on financial need.

Skills for Life, is open to children and adults who normally would not have the opportunity to take part in martial arts, personal safety or safe-defense training.

The goal is to provide training the following groups of willing and qualified participates:
-Children and adults that have been bullied.
-Individuals that are victims and survivors of molestation and sexual assaults.
-Children and adults that have disabilities and are physically able to participate in training.
-Children that are currently in foster care. As well as children adopted with families in a financial need.
-Children and spouses of first responders and deployed military if qualified.

Sat. Nov. 10, 2018, 11:30AM-3PM
Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts – KATMA
210 W Victory Dr.
Savannah, GA 31405

Live production of Hocus Pocus, Savannah

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Hocus Pocus Savannah Arts Academy 2018

This live production of HOCUS POCUS Oct. 26-Oct. 28 2018 @ Savannah Arts Academy is filled with your favorite Halloween characters and tunes.  Come for a kid-friendly spook-tacular time.

Hosted by Savannah Arts Academy Dance Department.

Showtimes

FRI Oct. 26 2018: 7-PM
SAT Oct. 27 2018: 1-3PM & 7-9PM
SUN Oct. 28 2018: 2-4PM

Buy tickets online here.

Savannah Arts Academy
500 Washington Ave.
Savannah, GA 31405