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Savannah private schools: PreK & Kindergarten Open House @ Saint Peter the Apostle School

Friday, November 30th, 2018

Savannah private schools St. Peter Apostle Wilmington Island

PreK or Kindergarten searching in Savannah?

Come to a PreK-3 , PreK-4, and Kindergarten Open House to see all that St. Peter the Apostle School on Wilmington Island in Savannah has to offer on  Mon. Dec. 3 2018  8:30AM-2:30PM.

Visit. Tour. Explore.

The beautiful 10-acre campus includes a Lower School, Middle School, two gymnasiums, football field, practice field, and a state-of-the-art playground.

St. Peter’s offers full day faith-based instruction for students from three years old through 8th grade.

Following the traditions of the Sisters of Mercy, the school educates through a strong academic program and instills in its students a spirit of mercy, justice and loving concern.

Open House

Mon. Dec. 3 2018,  8:30AM-2:30PM

This will be an opportunity to meet and greet PreK-3 , PreK-4, and Kindergarten teachers, tour the school facilities, and get to experience all that the Saint Peter’s community has to offer.

Learn more here.

Location

The school is easily accessible from Whitemarsh Island, the Truman Parkway, mid-town Savannah and Tybee Island. It’s located just off Highway 80 East (Victory Drive), not far from Thunderbolt.

St. Peter the Apostle School
7020 Concord Rd.
Savannah, GA 31410
Phone: 912-897-5224
Fax: 912-897-0801

For more information, visit www.school.saintpetertheapostle.com

St. Peter the Apostle School, www.school.saintpetertheapostle.com,  7020 Concord Rd., Savannah, 31410, 912-897-5224,  On Facebook here. On Twitter here. St. Peter the Apostle School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

(Savannah Holidays 2018) Candlelight Tours of Fort Pulaski

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

Fort Pulaski Candlelight Tour 2018

Fort Pulaski National Monument in Savannah will commemorate the Confederate Nog Party of 1861 on Fri. Dec. 14, 2018 and Sat. Dec. 15, 2018.

The long lived Savannah tradition returns with night-time tours of the fort by candlelight and oil lamps.

The original party, held during Christmas 1861, gave the Confederate garrison at Fort Pulaski a respite from the tension of impending battle.

Visitors will have the unique experience of a guided tour of the fort by candlelight. Hot cider or egg nog and cookies, caroling, and night-time weapons firings will allow visitors to re-live the festive occasion.

Date: Fri. Dec. 14, 2018 & Sat. Dec. 15, 2018
Seven programs will be offered each evening at 6PM, 6:30PM, 7PM, 7:30PM, 8PM, 8:30PM, & 9PM

TICKETS: $10 per adult. $3 per child 4 years old to 15 years old. Children 3 and younger are free. Advanced tickets are highly recommended and may be picked up in person from 9AM-4PM at the park entrance station, or by calling 912-786-4383.

Learn more here. 

Fort Pulaski National Monument
U.S. Highway 80, 15 miles east of Savannah

Savannah Holidays 2018: Free Christmas for Savannah

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

Savannah free holiday Christmas kids events 2018

LifeBridge Church is hosting its second annual “Christmas For Savannah,” on Sun. Dec. 16 2018, 4-6PM @ Lake Mayer Park.

There will be activities for the kids, holiday “sleigh rides,” bounce houses, food trucks & more fun for the whole family.
FREE & open to the public. Food will be available for purchase from food trucks.

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Find more holiday things to do in the SouthernMamas.com 2018 Savannah & Lowcountry Holiday Family Fun Guide

(Savannah physicians, pediatricians) SouthCoast Health Urgent Care is expanding

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

SouthCoast Health Savannah Urgent Care

SouthCoast Health is proud to announce that their UrgentCare services are expanding!

Check out SouthCoast Health’s many locations and benefits above. Find more info here .

These locations offer non-emergent urgent care style primary care medical services in which adults and kids can receive top-quality services from SouthCoast physicians and nurses but without requiring an appointment.

Emergency room visits usually result in a wait time of more than seven hours. For someone who is sick or hurt, that’s a long time to wait. Fortunately, SouthCoast Health has a solution for non-routine medical needs that do not require a visit to the emergency room.

UrgentCare locations include:

Savannah — Adults (ages 14 & older)
1326 Eisenhower Drive, Building 1

Richmond Hill — Adults & Kids
89 Interchange Dr

Pooler — Adults (ages 14 & older)
1000 Towne Center Blvd, Suite 701

Hinesville — Adults (ages 14 and over)
Liberty Medical Office Building
455 South Main St. Suite 203

Savannah — Kids
310 Eisenhower Drive, Building 16

Rincon — Kids
814 Towne Park Drive East

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Savannah’s best home holiday lights displays

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

Home Holiday Lights Savannah 2017 Christmas Decorations

Driving around Savannah, Pooler & Richmond Hill looking at home holiday light displays and decorations is a favorite family tradition.

From colossal Santa snow globes to computerized Christmas lights animated with music, we are working on compiling your guide to Savannah-area home holiday light displays here.

Kids especially love those computerized “dancing” lights display animated with music. Lights choreographed to blink, twink and fade in red, blue, green and white, in sync with a custom-mixed soundtrack of holiday tunes.

Find our preliminary list of best area home holiday lights here. (We’re adding & subtracting it from it daily).

Want to add a home lights display to this list or let us know if one of the past favorites isn’t up this year? Please email us the info at anne@southernmamas.com

(Savannah Holidays 2018) Christmas Eve Lunch & Dinner Cruises on the Savannah River

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

Christmas Eve Cruise Savannah Riverboat 2018 Holidays

 

Christmas Eve Cruises with Savannah Riverboat Cruises

2018 Christmas Eve LunchCruise

Start your Christmas Eve celebration off with a classic Southern tradition this year on board with Savannah Riverboat Cruises. Delight yourself over an elaborate lunch buffet filled with your favorite breakfast and lunch entrees while enjoying the sounds of holiday spirit dance through the air. After lunch, come to the top deck and take advantage of great photo opportunities of Savannah’s historic riverfront and skyline while listening to the Captain’s intriguing tales of historic facts about Savannah.

Mon. Dec. 24, 2018
Boarding @ noon, Sailing @ 1PM, Returning @ 2:30PM
Adults $46.95* each | Children(5-12) $26.95* each Children 4 & under: FREE

Advanced Reservations Recommended. Make reservations online here.
* Prices do not include state tax, local tax, port fees, or service charges. Service charge applies for groups of 10 or more.

2018 Christmas Eve Dinner Entertainment Cruise

Join Savannah Riverboat Cruises this Christmas Eve, along with family and friends, for a festive holiday cruise. Enjoy a specially prepared delicious holiday buffet and tap your feet to the beat to some of the best house entertainment, all while you cruise the Savannah River.

Mon. Dec. 24, 2018
Boarding @ 3PM Sailing @ 4PM, Returning @ 6PM
Adults $67.95* each | Children(5-12) $39.95* each Children 4 & under: FREE

Advanced Reservations Recommended. Make reservations online here.
* Prices do not include state tax, local tax, port fees, or service charges. Service charge applies for groups of 10 or more.

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

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

St Andrew's School private Savannah Wilmington Island

Come see St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island in action @ an open house 9AM Thurs. Dec. 6 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
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 private schools: Registration open for 2019-20 school year @ Blessed Sacrament School

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

blessed Sacrament Savannah schools catholic private

School searching in Savannah for the 2019-20 school year?

Registration is now open for the 2019-20 school year @ the newly redone Blessed Sacrament School, a landmark preK-through 8th grade Savannah private Catholic school.

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

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament here.

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

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 schools: You’re invited to FREE Family STEM Night @ Calvary Day School

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

FREE STEM Night Calvary Day School Savannah

FREE Family STEM Night

You’re invited to bring your family to a FREE Family STEM night @ Calvary Day School in Savannah on Thurs. Dec 6 2018, 6-8PM.

The event starts in Wilder Chapel which faces 63rd Street.

This is a drop in, casual event that is open to the public and for all ages. REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

Students will have the opportunity to participate in 15-20 stations with various hands-on activities and engaging demos. The activities include math, art, music, chemistry, physics,biology and more.

For questions contact Sandy Hunt, STEM Director at shunt@calvarydayschool.com

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About Calvary Day School

You & your family are invited to get a first-hand glimpse of all the amazing opportunities available for students in Pre-K through 12th grade @ Calvary Day School in Savannah.

Calvary Day School open houses are the perfect chance to see what today’s learners are doing to become tomorrow’s leaders.

Learn more here

2018-19 Open Houses @ Calvary Day School, 4625 Waters Ave, Savannah

Sun. Jan. 27 2019, 2-4PM
Sun. March 3 2019, 2-4PM

Register online here for any of the above open houses.

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Private Tours

Private tours are also available throughout the school year from 9AM-2PM. To schedule your private tour, call Calvary admissions department at (912) 351-2299 or email admissions@calvarydayschool.com to schedule your tour.

To learn more about Calvary Day School, visit their website at www.calvarydayschool.com.

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Calvary Day School, 4625 Waters Ave., Savannah 31404, Lower School tel: 912-351-2299; Upper School tel: 912-644-5080 email admissions@calvarydayschool.com
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New, free girls basketball program @ Habersham YMCA & Islands YMCA, Savannah

Monday, November 26th, 2018

youth basketball girls savannah YMCA

GET IN THE GAME

YMCA of Coastal Georgia excited to announce an exciting partnership between the Habersham YMCA, Islands YMCA, the WNBA and the Jr. NBA!

This season, YMCA of Coastal Georgia is looking to get more girls on the court and involved in recreation basketball. All registered female players ages 7-14 will be invited to participate in the YMCA’s new, free Girls Initiative program.

This weekly program will include an hour long session featuring basketball skill instruction, leadership and confidence curriculum, free merchandise and lots of fun with partners from the WNBA.

To register for youth basketball, learn more here. Questions? Contact Tommy Hurst at 912.354.6223 or email tommy.hurst@ymcaofcoastalga.org

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Family programs @ Telfair Museums Jepson Center, Savannah

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Art Start Toddler tour Savannah Jepson Telfair Museums

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.

December’s Art Start on Thurs. Dec. 20 2018 will feature  a special tour Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism. REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

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. Dec. 20
10:30–11:30AM
Theme: Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens.
Learn more & register here. 

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I Have Marks to Make Public Opening
Sun. Dec. 9, 2018 2-4 PM
Free & open to the public. Kid-friendly

Telfair’s venerable “I Have Marks to Make” exhibition celebrates its 24th year, bringing together individuals of all ages from the Savannah community to celebrate the power of art to transform lives. Works in the exhibition are drawn from community partner organizations and more than half are created in Telfair’s extensive outreach programs to audiences across Savannah, from children to veterans to seniors.

The event will consist of poetry readings and performances followed by a 3PM reception for participants and their families.

Free & open to the public.

Jepson Center for the Arts
207 W York St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401

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Jepson Center kids' activities Savannah

Drop-In Studio
Different project each month
Daily 1-4PM
Jepson Center
FREE with museum admission

Unleash your creativity in the Jepson Center studios every day for artmaking projects for all ages. Work at your own pace and comfort level. Each month features a special project designed to connect with a specific exhibition at the museum. A studio assistant is always on-hand to answer questions and assist guests. Drop-In Studio is open all year round & perfect for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Remember: museum admission is always free for children ages 12 & younger.

Drop-in Studio Monthly Themes

December: Monet to Matisse painting projects

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Technology & Art Gallery 
Daily during museum hours
Kids’ can interact with technology at the Jepson Center for the Arts. Complementing the ArtZeum, the Jepson Center’s Technology and Art Gallery is a great place for visitors of all ages to explore interactive and new media art. This long-term rotating exhibit introduces viewers to new media works that use various types of video & computer processing.

Remember: museum admission is always free for children ages 12 & younger.

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JEPSON CENTER
207 W. York St. Savannah, 31401

Jepson Center for the Arts, 912-790-8800 or visit www.telfair.org. Telfair Museums is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Cookies, Cocoa, Santa & more holiday kids’ events @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is.

Monday, November 26th, 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.
MEMBERS are FREE.

First come, first serve. Space and activities limited in the event of rain
(Sorry, coupons not valid for special event)

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Free Family Fun Night Hilton Head Is. Kids Activities

FREE Family Fun Night, Dec. 7

First Friday of the month
5:30-7:30PM
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

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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

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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.

(Sorry, coupons not valid for special event)

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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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Savannah Holiday Camps 2018: Robotics Camp @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Savannah Robotics Holiday camps Sylvan Learning Center tutoring

Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah will host a one-week Holiday Robotics Camp for kids.

Cost: $95.

The Holiday Robotics Camp will be 10AM-2PM, Dec. 26-28 2018.

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 

Give the gift of learning with a Coastal Heritage Society membership, Savannah

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Coastal Heritage Society membership Savannah museums

Give the gift of membership

A Coastal Heritage Society membership makes the perfect gift.

Take advantage of  special holiday pricing and secure unlimited general admission to all FIVE of CHS’s museums and historic sites, access to dozens of educational programs, family-friendly events, and special gift shop discounts for only $90.

Members are CHS’ biggest advocates, and you can help grow CHS by continuing to spread the word and invite your friends and neighbors to experience all that CHS has to offer.

Every Membership to CHS includes:
Unlimited admission to all five Coastal Heritage Society museums and historic sites including Savannah Children’s Museum, Georgia State Railroad Museum, Old Fort Jackson, Savannah History Museum, Pinpoint Heritage Museum; 10% discount at all museum gift shops; free train rides at Georgia State Railroad Museum; invitations to CHS events, programs and lectures; subscription to monthly e-newsletter

To purchase–or renew– a membership this holiday season, click here.

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Discount on tutoring, SAT/ACT test prep @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Sylvan Learning Savannah tutoring holiday gifts discounts

Give the gift of learning.

Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah is offering holiday discounts on giving the gift of tutoring or test prep. Buy 50 family hours that can be used for Math or Homework Support for $999 (20 percent off). Or buy 50 family hours that can be used for Reading, Writing, Study Skills or SAT/ACT Prep for $1999 (33 percent off)

Call 912.355.2267.

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Savannah 2019 Trail Run & Walk @ Bethesda Academy

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Bethesda Trail Run 2019 Savannah

CALLING ALL RUNNERS AND WALKERS.

Start your year off right!  Please join the Women’s Board of Bethesda for a family friendly 5K run/walk on Sat. Jan. 12, 9AM through the beautiful, historic Bethesda Academy campus.  Pancake breakfast to follow.

Register online here.

For military discount, use code MIL19 at checkout.  For student discount, use code STUDENT19 at checkout.  As this race is a fundraiser, discounts are for active military and students only and are not transferable to family or friends.