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PBS Kids Read-Along with Michelle Obama

Friday, April 17th, 2020

Read-ALong MIchelle Obama Online PBS Kids

Penguin Young Readers, Random House Children’s Books, and PBS KIDS are collaborating with former First Lady Michelle Obama, in support of the recently announced “Read Together, Be Together” Penguin Random House literacy initiative and PBS KIDS’ “Read-Along” effort on Facebook and YouTube.

On Mondays at 12 noon (ET), “Mondays with Michelle Obama” will host a four-week series of videos that will feature Mrs. Obama reading aloud from beloved children’s books (one book every Monday through May 11).

“Mondays with Michelle Obama” (#PBSKIDSRead, #ReadTogetherBeTogether) will be livestreamed simultaneously on PBS KIDS’ Facebook page and YouTube channel, and on Penguin Random House’s Facebook page, and will remain available for viewing on demand on all of those platforms immediately thereafter.

The four books Mrs. Obama will read are:

April 20, 12 noon ET: THE GRUFFALO
Written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler

April 27, 12 noon ET: THERE’S A DRAGON IN YOUR BOOK
Written by Tom Fletcher and illustrated by Greg Abbott

May 4, 12 noon ET: MISS MAPLE’S SEEDS
Story and pictures by Eliza Wheeler

May 11, 12 noon ET: THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR
By Eric Carle

Online storytime with Theatrical Outfit featuring book about Greta Thunberg

Thursday, April 16th, 2020

free online storytime theatrical greta

UPDATE: This event has been postponed. 

Join Atlanta’s National Center for Civil and Human Rights online this Thurs. April 23 2020 at 10:30AM for a virtual story time in partnership with Theatrical Outfit.

This session, we are reading Our House is On Fire: Greta Thunberg’s Call to Save the Planet by Jeanette Winter. This children’s book recounts Greta Thunberg’s journey as a young climate activist who has sparked a worldwide student movement and is demanding action from world leaders who refuse to address climate change.

This virtual story time is recommended for children 10 and younger.

Learn more & join virtually by registering for the webinar here.

Georgia Historical Society is collecting your stories, photos from pandemic

Thursday, April 16th, 2020

Georgia Historical Society COVID-19 collection photos

We’re living through an historic era.

And The Georgia Historical Society is launching a project to help document our lives during this pandemic.

The organization is collecting stories of Georgians, and how the coronavirus has changed their lives, to add to their permanent collection.

This is an opportunity to share with future generations what living during COVID-19 was like.

You are invited to contribute any pictures, videos, artwork, journals and other materials related to this time in our history.

The COVID-19 Collection will be a permanent collection and be made available to researchers once processed and cataloged. Some items may be used now and in the future for online exhibits and social media campaigns.

Submit your contributions online here. 

New York Singalong

Thursday, April 16th, 2020

New York Sings Along

New York Sings Along to Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York” via Facebook Live on Thurs. April 16, 2020, @ 7PM.

See it here.

At about 6:45PM, a Facebook Live feed will launch from the New York Sings Along FB page and coordinate the “Clap Because We Care” participation and sing-along.

New Yorkers have done the “Clap Because We Care,” tribute, applauding and cheering from their windows, terraces, and rooftops to boost morale and honor New Yorkers on the front lines battling the COVID-19 pandemic and helping maintain essential services.

In future weeks, organizers of New York Sings Along may do different songs.

New York Sings Along is a project of The Peace of Heart Choir.

U Pick Strawberries @ Dempsey Farms near Beaufort SC

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

pick your own strawberries Savannah

Dempsey Farms U-Pick Strawberries on Saint Helena Is. SC near Beaufort is now open for the 2020 Spring Season.

The farm is open under the USDA and Clemson guidelines. Upon arriving at field please send only one person from your vehicle to the stand for directions and buckets. Hours are set according to availability of ripe berries.

Please call 843-838-3656 after 8AM for picking condition and field updates on hours or check the farm’s social media updates here.

DEMPSEY FARMS
1576 SEA ISLAND PARKWAY
SAINT HELENA ISLAND, SC 29920

Cancelled: Oatland Summer Camp 2020

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

Oatland Island Wildlife Camp

Oatland Island Wildlife Center Summer Camp 2020 has been cancelled.

Staff members are currently in the process of contacting registered campers to issue full refunds.

Thank you for your patience as they process these transactions.

Pam Hewatt – Summer Camp Coordinator (912) 395-1513 pam.hewatt@sccpss.com

Savannah Harbor’s Online Stay At Home Show

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

The organizers of Savannah’s Boat Parade of Lights and Gingerbread Village bring you the Lowcountry online “Stay at Home” Show every Wednesday at 6PM during COVID-19 quarantine. Special guests, interactive games and more.

Play with on Zoom to win PRIZES like Amazon gift cards and dinners delivered to you door.

More details at www.HarborShow.com. Or  visit PlayHarborShow.com to play along on Zoom.

Online, live tutoring with Sylvan Learning of Savannah

Monday, April 13th, 2020

Sylvan Learning Tutoring Virtual Savannah

Sylvan Learning of Savannah is now offering online 1:1 school support sessions. Only $35 per hour, 1:1 with certified Sylvan Instructor. Space is limited.

With all that’s going on, there’s no need to disrupt your child’s education any more than you have to.

Take the pressure off home learning with a live, online tutor from Sylvan. Sylvan’s flexible programs, certified teachers and schedules can help ensure that when school finally resumes, your child can pick right back up again.

Sylvan is still here to help. Call today and find out how Sylvan can keep your child on track this school year.

Sylvan instructors hope you and your family stays happy and healthy.

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 

College Counseling in Savannah with Savannah Educational Consultants

Sunday, April 12th, 2020

College Counseling Savannah

College Counseling in Savannah

Savannah Educational Consultants provides comprehensive College Counseling for students applying to undergraduate and graduate schools as well as all postsecondary institutions.

The Savannah Educational Consultants program starts with students from the 9th grade-but can start at any high school grade level- getting them ready for the college search and application process.

Savannah Educational Consultants make sure students apply to colleges that are the right fit and help ensure that they stand out in their applications. They assist with: college search, helping plan college visits, preparing for interviews, planning standardized testing, editing essays and helping with applications.

For more information contact Helese Sandler, co-owner and Director of College Counseling.

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

Savannah Educational Consultants is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Discount on online Kindermusik Savannah classes for ages newborn to 7

Sunday, April 12th, 2020

Kindermusik Savannah toddlers kids

Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano offers virtual, real-time classes for ages 0-7.

Interact with the teacher and all the other students from the safety of your home!

Kindermusik Savannah is currently offering unlimited weekly attendance for all enrolled (they offer 6 classes per week, and you can attend them ALL during this time!) and 25% off their regular tuition costs.

Your first class is free if you’re new – text VIRTUAL to 912-432-5885.

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends. Join today.

Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com

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

(Savannah Pediatricians) SouthCoast Health now offers virtual visits

Friday, April 10th, 2020

Virtual Visits Pediatricians Online SouthCoast Health Savannah

SouthCoast Health pediatricians are now offering Virtual Visits as well as Virtual Urgent Care for existing patients.

Here are just a few benefits of virtual visits:

    • They’re convenient. With adequate connection, virtual visits can be performed anywhere you are.
    • They’re an easy way to manage chronic illnesses like ADHD, Asthma, Allergies, Eczema, Anxiety, and Depression.
    • They’re a safe way to treat acute illnesses like sore throats, rashes, and sinus infections.
    • They allow you to still see your same wonderful pediatric providers that you trust!

Learn more and schedule here.

SouthCoast Health is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

(Savannah private preK-8th grade schools) Virtual Tours & Open Enrollment @ Blessed Sacrament School

Friday, April 10th, 2020

Blessed Sacrament Savannah schools preK

If you’re looking for a home to educate your child, schedule a virtual tour today of  Blessed Sacrament School in Savannah, a pre-K through 8th grade school. Call 912.356.6987.

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR. 

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament 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.

Sesame Street’s Elmo ‘Virtual Play Date’ To Bring Comfort to Kids During COVID-19

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Elmo's Playdate April 14 Lin Manuel Miranda

On April 14, Elmo will star in a half-hour Sesame Street special designed to look like a video conference.

Sesame Street: Elmo’s Playdate, which is a half-hour special featuring celebs like Lin-Manuel Miranda, Anne Hathaway and Tracee Ellis Ross as part of Sesame Street‘s new Caring for Each Other initiative.

Elmo’s Playdate will air Tues. April 14 at 7PMET, and will be available on all WarnerMedia Networks: HBO, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, TBS, TNT, truTV and PBS KIDS. Learn more here. 

Savannah Schools: Enrollment open @ St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

 

Savannah schools private Saint Peter the Apostle

St. Peter the Apostle School on Wilmington Island in Savannah welcomes all students from Pre-K3 to 8th grade for a full-day academic program in an innovative, loving environment where tradition meets tomorrow.

St. Peter the Apostle School is now enrolling for the 2020-2021 school year. Please call and let St. Peter the Apostle School welcome your student TOGETHER! Call 912.897.5224.

Location

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

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

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. 

Georgia Historical Society Resources To Support At-Home Learning

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Georgia Historical Society Savannah At-Home Learning

Georgia Historical Society Resources to Support At-Home Learning 

The Georgia Historical Society invites you to explore the wide variety of online resources available through the GHS website and then join them on social media for updates and highlighted content.

Also, sign up for Headlines, their in-house newsletter thats mailed weekly throughout this national emergency. Resources are updated regularly. Educators are invited to contact GHS Education Coordinator, Lisa Landers, to get connected to more student-focused resources and join their education network.

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Family Friendly Historical Marker Resources

Roadside historical markers can be found throughout the State of Georgia. Erected over the past seventy years, Georgia’s markers reflect a variety of topics as well as a variety of authors. Typically around 130 words (excluding titles and “erected by” language) markers allow visitors and residents to learn about a person, place, or event that helped shape Georgia’s history.

The Georgia Historical Marker Program consists of over 2,100 historical markers across the state. You can explore all markers in the Georgia Historical Marker Program through GHS’s online marker database. By following this link, you can search by marker program, subject, location, time period, and more. 

Beyond the Text: Using Historical Markers to Explore Georgia History

Create Your Own Georgia Historical Marker!

Marker Monday: World Record Bass

Online Georgia Historical Marker Scavenger Hunt: Georgia’s Recreational Pastimes

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Free Digital Resources for Georgia’s Students:

Digital Education for Georgia’s Students: Newspapers in Education resources explore topics that are timely and relevant to Georgia and American history. 

Digital Resources for Georgia’s Students: Featured Historical Figures pages explore the stories of individuals from Georgia’s past.

Digital Resources for Georgia’s Students: Today in Georgia History is an award-winning educational project that focuses on an historical event or person associated with a particular day in Georgia history

Digital Resources for Georgia’s Students: Georgia History Webquest is a resource for students, teachers, or anyone who just wants to brush up on your Georgia history. This Webquest makes for an engaging learning opportunity.

 

Live singalong of entire Hamilton album with cast members

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

Hamilton Sing-along YouTube Free

UPDATE: According to this site, this event is now canceled.

Join Hamilton cast members for a #HamAtHome singalong of the entire Original Broadway Cast Album at 8PM this Fri. April 10 2020.

The singalong will be streamed live on YouTube here.

Follow the #HamAtHome hashtag here.