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Enjoy Savannah artwork, Gullah culture & cuisine @ Pin Point Heritage Museum’s ‘Art & Oysters’ 2020

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Pin Point Art Oysters Savannah Chatham County 2020

You’re invited to an evening of art, music and food as Coastal Heritage Society presents Art & Oysters, a Cultured Coast Experience at Pin Point Heritage Museum in Savannah.

Along with a silent auction, enjoy an oyster roast, Lowcountry fare and cocktails as you mix and mingle with local artists. Take in the breathtaking waterside views as the choir from Pin Point’s very own Sweetfield of Eden Baptist Church will thrill and delight you with their spirited sounds. Arts & Oysters is not to be missed.

A meet and greet and auction will feature several local artists including Bellamy Murphy, Sharon McIntosh, Jami Ganem, Curtis Bartone, Laura Till Barton and more. Proceeds from the auction will support educational programs at Pin Point Heritage Museum.

Art & Oysters will be held on Thurs. Feb. 6, 2020 at Pin Point Heritage Museum from 6-9PM.

Tickets for “Art & Oysters,” Pin Point Heritage Museum’s annual fundraiser, are $40 for Coastal Heritage Society Members, $45 in advance and $50 at the door. They can be purchased by contacting Dan McCall at 912-944-7457 or registering online here. 

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Savannah private schools: Admissions Test @ Benedictine Military School

Monday, December 30th, 2019

Benedictine Military School Admissions test 2020

If your son is interested in attending Benedictine Military School in Savannah then register him for Benedictine’s admission test held Sat. Jan. 11 2020, 8AM.

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

Freshman applicants must take the Admissions Test.  Learn more about Benedictine’s admissions process here.

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

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SouthCoast Health physician: Making Healthy New Year’s Resolutions You Will Actually Keep

Monday, December 30th, 2019

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SouthCoast Health physician  Dr. Regina B. Dandy offers tips on how to make healthy New Year’s resolutions that you will actually keep here.

“We see a lot of patients asking questions about improving their overall health through lifestyle changes this time of year,” said SouthCoast Health physician Dr. Regina B. Dandy. “It’s really a great thing that so many people take the New Year mark as a time to think about their overall wellness and what they can do to improve, but the tricky part is actually changing your personal health habits.”

SouthCoast Health offers a wide array of services that can help you get there, including primary care physiciansnutritionistsphysical therapistsdiabetic counseling services, and more.

Learn more here.

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Prospective Pre-K & K students invited to explore, preview St. Andrew’s School, Savannah

Sunday, December 29th, 2019

PreK Kindergarten Savannah St. Andrew's School private

Join  St. Andrew’s School in Savannah for a morning of exciting, interactive, and hands-on experiences with Lower School teachers at St. Andrew’s School.

Meet, talk, and get to know current and prospective St. Andrew’s families while exploring the Pre-K and K programs from
your child’s perspective.

Call 897.4941, x. 452 or email hellew@saslions.com to make a reservation for your family or for more information. Space is limited.

Saturday at St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Is.
Jan. 25 2020
9-10:45AM
For Prospective Pre-K & K Students and Their Parents

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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, Richmond Hill Pediatric Dentist: Keep a healthy smile as we head into the New Year

Friday, December 27th, 2019

Kid's Dentistree Savannah Richmond Hill pediatric dentists

Below is a guest post from Kid’s Dentistree , a pediatric dentist office in Richmond Hill.

Keep a Healthy Smile As We Head Into the New Year

In the spirit of welcoming the new year, Kid’s Dentistree in Richmond Hill  is giving you a lesson in how to keep a healthy smile as we head into 2020. Read Kid’s Dentistree blog post here. 

With all the festivities happening this season, keeping up with your regular dental hygiene routine is something that can slip your mind.

As celebrations start to die down and we head into the New Year, now is the time to remind yourself how to protect your family’s teeth from those few last holiday parties and leftover sweets and to learn how to get everyone back on track. For a healthy smile that will keep shining into the New Year, read our blog post on how to protect your teeth through your holiday celebrations and throughout 2020!

To schedule your child’s first appointment of the year, contact Kid’s Dentistree today. We are staffed with a friendly team of hygienists and a welcoming dentist who work together to make going to the dentist fun for both kids and parents. For more information, click here.

The Kid’s Dentistree office is located in the “Clock Tower” building, right next to The Suites at Station Exchange on Ford Avenue in Richmond Hill.

Kid’s Dentistree
912-756-5437
1101 Gandy Dancer
Richmond Hill, GA 31324

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After-Christmas Sale @ Spartina 449 in Savannah, Pooler, Hilton Head Is.

Thursday, December 26th, 2019

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Spartina 449

Didn’t get what you wanted for Christmas? Spartina 449 mermaids have you covered!

Shop the Spartina 449 after Christmas Sale on Sale at Tanger Outlets Savannah, Hilton Head I, or at 317 W. Broughton Street downtown Savannah.

Now through Dec. 31, receive 30% OFF ALL* SALE ITEMS!

Find great deals on apparel, handbags & more!

*Clearance items and other exclusions apply. Please see store associates for details.

Tanger Outlets Savannah & 317 W. Broughton St., Savannah, GA

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Savannah’s best home holiday lights displays

Wednesday, December 25th, 2019

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, find 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 list of best area home holiday lights here.

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Make Your Own Snowman @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

Snowman Savannah Cultural Arts Center Workshop Kids 2020

Make a Snowman Savannah Cultural Arts Center
Mon. Jan. 6 2020, 9:30-11:30AM
All ages welcome
$10 per person (children 4 and under free)
Use fiber art to create a snowman version of yourself.

Register online here. 

Savannah Cultural Arts Center
201 Montgomery St.
Savannah, GA 31401

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Movement Workshop Savannah Cultural Arts

Wings & Movement Workshop Savannah Cultural Arts Center
Saturday, January 11, 10AM-1PM
All ages and abilities welcome
$25 per person
Create your own fairy or dragon wings then test their flying skills in our studio theater.

Register online here. 

Savannah Cultural Arts Center
201 Montgomery St.
Savannah, GA 31401

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More Kid-Friendly Classes & Workshops

Little Artists Creative Play Space @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center
Saturdays, January 4 -18 2020, 9AM-Noon
Ages 10 and under with a caregiver
$5 per session
A creative learning environment that stimulates the imagination through movement and fun.

Register online here. 

Yoga @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 6:30-7:30PM
All ages
$5 per person
Start the New Year with a focus on wellness by stretching and unwinding your way to
mindfulness with us. Yoga mats not provided.

Register online here. 

Drop-in Ceramics @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center
Thursdays, January 9 – March 5, 9:30-11:30am
All ages welcome (ages 10 and under are not permitted on the wheel)
Free Admission
Drop into our ceramics studios for some fun, clay-based activities with our visual arts instructor.

Register online here. 

See the Monster Watercolor Illustration @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center
Friday, January 17, 6-8pm
Ages 7+
$10 per person
See your watercolor blobs come to life as funny monster illustrations.

Register online here. 

 

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Colonial Sailors @ Wormsloe State Historic Park, Savannah

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

Come join Wormsloe State Historic Park Ranger Jillian and learn about sailing in the 18th century @ Wormsloe State Historic Park in Savannah this Sat. Feb. 22 2020.

Learn how to use a compass, tie sailing knots, how to use a sailing whistle, and sing silly sea shanties after a long day at sea. The cost of this program includes one sailing whistle and length of rope, which is yours to keep. If you have your own compass, feel free to bring it with you.

Two programs will be offered on Sat. Feb. 22 2020 at 10AM & 2PM.

Recommended time: Less than 2 hours
Recommended ages 4-104
Regular Cost of Admission + a $5 program fee

Please register in advance (Space is limited) by calling the park office at 912-353-3023

Wormsloe State Historic Site
7601 Skidaway Rd.
Savannah, GA 31406

(Savannah private preK-8th grade schools) Blessed Sacrament School Open House

Sunday, December 22nd, 2019

Blessed Sacrament Savannah schools private preK

School searching in Savannah?

Come see all that Blessed Sacrament School in Savannah has to offer your child @ an Open House 11AM-2PM Sun. Jan. 26 2020.

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.

FREE Kindermusik Savannah classes for ages 0-7

Saturday, December 21st, 2019

kindermusik savannah free

Exciting year end news from  Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano: Kindermusik Savannah giveaway for a free month in January ends Dec. 30 2019. Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com and register your child to win. One winner will be chosen on Dec. 31 2019.

Considering a gift that will last a lifetime? Give the gift of music! Kindermusik Savannah offers personalized gift certificates for Kindermusik, private lessons, and piano tunings. Call 912-988-KEYS for more info.

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

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Registration open for Night at the Museum, Savannah

Friday, December 20th, 2019

Night at the Museum Coastal Heritage Society Savannah History Museum

Get tickets now for Coastal Heritage Society’s 2020 “Night at the Museum” event on Sat. Jan. 25 2020 @ Savannah History Museum, 303 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

The annual event takes visitors through night guard training and then on a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum.

Guests will be able to interact with historic characters from Savannah History Museum’s exhibits as they appear to magically come to life. This year’s characters include: Casimir Pulaski, Alida Harper-Fowlkes, Susie King Taylor, and many more!

This popular annual event consists of a 90-minute interactive program in the museum. Guests will have the option to choose from two time slots for the program: 5-6:30PM or 6:30-8PM. Event participants will also have two opportunities to view the film “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” at 3 pm and 8 pm. The 98-minute film screening is optional and seating is first come, first served.

Tickets are $12 per person for guests ages 18 months and older. CHS members will receive a discounted ticket rate of $10. Pre-registration for the event is required and tickets for each time slot can be purchased online here.

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Southcoast Health general physician: Make Mental Health a Priority this Holiday Season

Friday, December 20th, 2019

SouthCoast Health General Physician Dr. Keith Cobb in Savannah offers tips on how to make mental health a priority this holiday season.

“Mental health should be one of the biggest priorities for everyone in the season,” SouthCoast Health General Physician Dr. Keith Cobb stated. “But it’s vital to keep moving forward and progressing with our lives and our mental health. Just because it’s the holiday doesn’t mean your needs should take a back seat.”

Learn more here. 

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Summit Gymnastics in Savannah hosts children’s birthday parties

Thursday, December 19th, 2019

Children's birthday parties Savannah Summit Gymnastics

Children’s Birthday Parties @ Summit Gymnastics, Savannah

Children’s Birthday Parties are offered on Saturdays & Sundays @ Summit Gymnastics in Savannah.

This popular spot for Savannah children’s birthday parties include rental of full gym, use of equipment including above ground pit, monkey bars, play area with tunnels & an upstairs party room as well as two coaches to provide instruction. Batman Bouncy Jumper available for ages 1-5 for an additional $25. Birthday parties are one hour & 30 minutes.

To reserve a spot for your child’s birthday, call 912.921.1034 or email summit.frontdesk@yahoo.com.

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

Join Veritas Academy for historic Tour of Churches 2020

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

Tour of Churches Savannah Veritas Academy

 

Get an inside look at some of Savannah’s most treasured buildings of faith, stunning architectural design, and fascinating history @ the 2020 Tour of Churches on Sat. Feb. 8, presented by Veritas Academy in Savannah.

This 3-hour walking tour is a guided exploration of some of Savannah’s most visually stunning and historically significant downtown churches, some over two centuries old. Led by local architects and historians, guests will enjoy an exclusive afternoon of fun and discovery, topped off by a hot chocolate reception.

Tour of Churches
Sat. Feb. 8, 2020, 1-4 PM
The Independent Presbyterian Church of Savannah
207 Bull St.
Savannah, GA 31401
Sponsored by Genteel & Bard Savannah

Churches on the tour include:

Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church (built in 1878)
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist (built in 1780)
St. John’s Episcopal Church (built in 1853)
Ascension Lutheran Church Savannah (built in 1879)
The Independent Presbyterian Church of Savannah (built in 1819)

Presenters on The Savannah Tour of Churches 2020 include:

Dr. David Gobel, Professor of Architectural History SCAD
Father Gavin Dunbar, St. John’s Episcopal Church
Margo Jones, Interior Designer, Restoration committee member for Lutheran Church
Dr. Robin Williams, Chair of Arch history Department SCAD
Ivan Chow, Architect

Cost: $45 per ticket. Kids under 12 are free. Purchase tickets online here. 
SPACE IS LIMITED. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. DON’T MISS THIS MUCH-ANTICIPATED SAVANNAH TRADITION
*Each ticket includes a cozy hot chocolate reception with refreshments.

Free fitness classes @ Hyperformance Athletics Open House, Savannah

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

Hyperformance Athletics Savannah

You are invited to take a free class or two at a Holiday Open House this weekend @ Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah 

The Open House will be Fri. Dec. 20 2019, 11AM – 2PM and Sat. Dec. 21 2020, 7:30AM – Noon.

Anyone is welcome to come tour Hyperformance Athletics new training facility, meet the coaches, and even take a free class or two (including kids’ classes)

Friday 12/20

30 minute classes at 11:30AM, 12:00PM, 12:30PM, and 1PM

Saturday 12/21 

60 minute classes at 7:30AM and 9AM

30 minute classes at 10:15 and 11AM

Kids class (1st – 5th grade) at 10:15AM

Youth Sports Development (middle and high school) at 10:20AM

Find the full open house schedule and details here. 

New Hyperformance Athletics location:
7805 Abercorn St.Ste 14E (White Bluff side)
Savannah, Georgia 3140