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(Savannah Holidays 2019): Entries Open for Savannah’s Annual Gingerbread Village Competition

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

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Enter Savannah’s 19th Annual Gingerbread competition

Do you have a classroom or club that is looking to participate in Savannah’s annual Gingerbread Village Competition at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa?

All entries will be on display beginning Sun. Nov. 24 2019 with a grand reveal; during the annual Boat Parade of Lights on Nov. 30 2019; and through the holidays until Jan. 1 2020.

ENTRY DEADLINE: NOV. 15 2019. 

Due to space, only a limited number of entries will be accepted into the competition. You are encouraged to submit your entry form early and before the deadline to ensure participation.

Learn more about entering the competition here. 

For additional information email
Gingerbread@savannahharborfoundation.com or call 912-604-6852.

Free Storytime on the Lawn @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

free storytime Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Bring your kids to a free Storytime on the Lawn 10:30-11:30AM Fri. Oct. 25 2019 at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Grab your blankets and join Storytime on the lawn this fall! During each session, the group will read a story and complete a related art project. This month, it will be stories about pumpkins. Participants will create your own pumpkin stamped artworks.

Storytime on the Lawn is a free community event provided by the City of Savannah’s Cultural Resources department in partnership with Live Oak Public Libraries. Each event begins with a group reading session on the lawn at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center (weather permitting), followed by an arts & crafts project in the visual arts studios. All ages are welcome to attend.

For more information, call 912-651-6783 or visit www.savannahga.gov/arts.

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Pups & Trucks Festival @ Skidaway Is. State Park, Savannah

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Food Trucks Savannah Skidaway Island

Come out this fall for food trucks and both pet-friendly and local vendors @ Skidaway Island State Park in Savannah’s Pups & Trucks Festival 2019.

$5 Parking Pass Fee – per vehicle

Pups & Trucks Festival
Sun. Nov. 3 2019, 11AM-3PM
Skidaway Island State Park
52 Diamond Cswy
Savannah, Georgia 31411

Savannah Bee Company Fall Festival 2019

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

Savannah Bee Fall Festival 2019

You’re invited to the Savannah Bee Company’s 2019 Fall Festival @ their Showroom and Bee Garden, 211 Johnny Mercer Blvd.

-Check out Local Handmade Goods
-Tie-dye your own Bee Cause t-shirt
-Enjoy kombuchas and cold brews by Fête Chalet
-Sit in the garden and enjoy a plate of BowTie Barbecue Co.
-Pick out fall plants by Savannah Victory Gardens
-Get your face painted (even if you’re an adult)
-Have fun bouncing in the Bounce House
-Enjoy the music of Danielle Hicks and the Resistance

Parking is available at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer on the road behind the Savannah Bee showroom at 51 Wilmington Island Rd. Questions? Call 912-629-0908 or email kristin@savannahbee.com

Savannah schools: Open House @ Savannah Country Day School

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

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Savannah Country Day School

The Open House experience is the best way for families to gain a comprehensive view of the Country Day experience.

In addition to a campus tour, many current students and parents are present to share their experiences and answer questions. Guests also have the opportunity to meet with Country Day’s talented faculty, coaches, and fine arts instructors to learn more about the School’s outstanding programs.

For reservations or additional information, please contact Sonja Henry at 912-961-8824 or henry@savcds.org. This event is open to both parents and prospective students.

The program begins at 1:30PM Sun. Nov. 17 2019 in the Morrison Pangaea Garden @ Savannah Country Day School.

Savannah Country Day School, 824 Stillwood Dr., Savannah, GA 31419-2643, 912-925-8800, Savannah Country Day School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

(Things to do with kids in Savannah) Jet Pack Costumes @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

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Stop in Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah this week to make a Jet Pack costume for Halloween or anytime pretend play.

Jet Pack costumes are a project for the week of Oct. 21.  For all ages. Daily 10AM-5PM.

Drop-in kids’ creative programs are offered every single day @ Henny Penny. Find a schedule of Henny Penny kids’ activities & programs here. 

Henny Penny Cafe, 1514 Bull St., Savannah Henny Penny is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah schools: Open Houses @ Savannah Christian Preparatory School

Monday, October 21st, 2019

Savannah Christian Preparatory School private preschools

Join Savannah Christian Preparatory School at an upcoming Welcome Home Wednesday event and see for yourself why “It’s a great day to be a Raider!”

This unique experience begins at 9:30AM and will last between 60-90 minutes.

For more information, or to register for an upcoming date, please visit here. 

2019 Welcome Home Wednesday open houses

9:30AM Oct. 23 2019. Register here.
9:30AM Nov. 6 2019. Register here.
9:30AM Dec. 11 2019. Register here.

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More about SCPS

Savannah Christian Preparatory School (SCPS) is an independent, non-denominational PK-12 college prep Christian school.

Savannah Christian Preparatory School,  (912) 234-1653, www.savcps.com, On Facebook hereOn Twitter here.  Follow SCPS on Instagram at savannahchristianprep   Savannah Christian Preparatory School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

(Things to do with kids in Savannah) Kindermusik Savannah playdates for ages 0-7

Monday, October 21st, 2019

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Join Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano for October musical monthly playdates for ages 0-7 this week!

Saturday, Oct. 26 and Wednesday Oct. 30 2019 at 10AM. Each child receives the class, an instrument, 10 Kindermusik songs and a $10 coupon for future classes! Spaces are limited – enroll your child today.

kindermusikwith88keys.com  or call 912-988-KEYS.

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

One-on-one tutoring @ Savannah Educational Consultants

Monday, October 21st, 2019

Savannah Education Consultants tutoring Savannah

Report Cards Are Out!

Report Cards provide feedback to parents about your child’s progress and learning.

If your child’s grades are not where you want them to be, consider a complimentary consultation with one of Savannah Educational Consultants’ educational counselors or coaches to discuss what can be done to help your child become more effective and less frustrated in school.

SEC offers College Counseling, Career Development Services, Psychoeducational and Neuropsychological Evaluations, Academic Life Coaching, Support Services for students with learning disabilities, ADHD and ASD, and Tutoring for all grades and in all subjects, including SAT and ACT prep!

If you are interested in services or want more information, please call 912-238-9552.

Savannah Educational Consultants
130 Tibet Ave., Suite 103
Savannah, GA 31406

Find on Facebook here.

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(Savannah pediatricians) SouthCoast Health experts on treating children with mental illness

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

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Despite the fact that mental health disorders are one of the most common diseases among children, the idea of mental health advocacy for our children is still pretty rare.

Read here  how Dr. Keith Seibert and his wife, Dr. Heather Seibert, both pediatric advocates at SouthCoast Health in Richmond Hill, helped one 11-year-old girl who was struggling with mental illness including anxiety and ADHD.  Learn more here. 

SouthCoast Health Pediatrics locations

Savannah: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Savannah
Eisenhower Drive Medical Center
310 Eisenhower Dr, Bldg 16
912.303.3500

Richmond Hill: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Richmond Hill
St. Joseph’s / Candler Medical Office Park
10055 Ford Ave,Ste 4A
912.527.5352

Rincon: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Rincon
814 Towne Park Dr East
912.826.4866

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Savannah therapists: Easing Fears on Halloween

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Counseling Counselors Savannah therapists Chatham CountyMany children have feelings of fear about Halloween.

Read here to find out some tips from Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah for easing your child’s fears about this upcoming holiday.

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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(Savannah parents groups) Free Forest School of Coastal Georgia

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

Free Forest School Savannah Chatham County Coastal Georgia

This week’s SouthernMamas.com newspaper article spotlights the new Free Forest School of Coastal Georgia which promotes more outdoor playtime for kids. Read it here.

This is a free, volunteer-run group for ages 0 to 6 & their parents/caregivers that meets on a weekly basis in Savannah-area nature spots.

Interested in joining? Email ffscoastalgeorgia@gmail.com or join the Free Forest School of Coastal Georgia Facebook group here. 

 

Savannah Schools: Fall 2019 Open Houses for Prospective Families

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

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

Upcoming Savannah private school Fall 2019 open houses for prospective families include:

(Savannah) Open House @ Benedictine Military School, 2PM Sun. Nov. 3 2019. All eighth-grade students & parents are encouraged to attend. Benedictine also invites fifth- through seventh-grade students. Details here. 

(Savannah) Welcome Wednesday open house @ Savannah Christian Preparatory School, 9:30AM Wed. Nov. 6 2019.  Savannah Christian Preparatory School (SCPS) is an independent, non-denominational PK-12 college prep Christian school. Details here.

(Savannah) Open House @ St. Andrew’s School, 9:30AM Thurs. Nov. 7 2019. St. Andrew’s is a college preparatory school for Pre-K3 – Grade 12 on Wilmington Is. Details here.

(Savannah) Open House @ Calvary Day School, 2-4PM Sun. Nov. 17 2019. Calvary is a private, faith-based Savannah school for students in Pre-K through 12th grade. Details here. 

Ongoing schools tours

(Savannah) Schedule a tour of The Early Learning Academy, an exciting new preschool for ages 18-60 months on Savannah’s Southside.  Details here. 

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Savannah-Chatham Public School Open Houses start in January 2019. We’ll post the schedule when available. 

 

Scary in the Dairy 2019 Halloween Festival, Savannah

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Scary in the Dairy Savannah Pegasus Halloween Pumpkin Carving contest

Scary in the Dairy @ Pegasus Riding Academy, Savannah.

Halloween fun for the whole family! Haunted Hay Rides, horse rides, pumpkin carving, cake walk, bubble factory and games. Plus a pumpkin carving contest at 6PM. Schools can compete.

Sun. Oct. 27 at 4-8PM
Pegasus Riding Academy Savannah
prasav.
The Old Dairy
2500 Tennessee Ave.
Savannah, GA 31404
907.414.1236

ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE PEGASUS RIDING ACADEMY HORSES LIFTING LIVES

Parents’ Night Out @ Summit Gymnastics, Savannah

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Parent's Night Out Summit Gymnastics

For more than 10 years,  Summit Gymnastics in Savannah has produced top-quality gymnasts by providing a safe & productive work environment that enhances physical and mental well-being.

Summit Gymnastics is offering a parents’ night out this month so you can enjoy a childfree evening. Open too all ages 4 & older. (Must be potty-trained)

Parents Night Out @ Summit Gymnastics 

7-11PM Sat. Oct. 19 2019

Questions? Email summit.frontdesk@yahoo.com

To register, email summit.frontdesk@yahoo.com or call (912)-921-1034.

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

Kids’ art kits to make & take @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe, Savannah

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Henny Penny Art Space Cafe Savannah things toddlers to preschoolers kids

A reminder that Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah sells their custom-designed green art kits at the cafe.

They’re fun and unique ways for your kids to be creative while you enjoy a coffee break. They also make ideal birthday gifts.

Drop-in kids’ creative programs are offered every single day @ Henny Penny. Find a schedule of Henny Penny kids’ activities & programs here. 

Henny Penny Cafe, 1514 Bull St., Savannah Henny Penny is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser