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Feed the Hungry Christmas Drive-Thru Dinner 2020, Savannah

Monday, November 30th, 2020

Feed the hungry Christmas Drive Savannah 2020

Feed the Hungry Christmas Drive-Thru 2020, Savannah

The 11th Annual Feed the Hungry Christmas Dinner to feed to working poor will be 4PM Dec. 23 2020 @ Windsor Forest Community Center, 308 Briarcliff Circle in Savannah.

Hot meals, signature farmers market and live entertainment.

Feed the hungry 2020 Christmas holiday dinner registration form this must be completed in order for you to benefit from the toys at the December 23 2020 event. Please visit www.savannahfeedthehungry.net and register today.

Learn more here.

Teen Art Bootcamp @ The Studio School, Savannah

Monday, November 30th, 2020

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We love this: an 8-week Art Boot Camp for Teens @ the beloved Studio School in Savannah.

This class – which will be Dec. 29 2020-Feb. 15 2021 – is intended to help teens up level their art audition portfolios; however, non portfolio seeking students may join in. Register online here. 

Each week, students will have an assignment that can be either begun and/or refined in class as students will have access to a password protected page created just for them where assignments will be posted before we meet in the virtual classroom.

Students will need to begin some assignments on their own and use class time to refine their art with instructor guidance while other assignments will be started in class and students will refine them on their own time. The instructor will be available for assistance through email contact. If students complete all assignments, they should end up with 8 total art pieces for the full course.

Learn more here.

8-week Art Boot Camp for Teens – let’s prep for portfolios!
Dec. 29 2020 – Feb 15, 2021
Tuesdays 5:30-6:30PM
two 4-week sessions available/ $99 per 4-weeks
includes real-time instruction & critiques, password protected page with all art resources, extra practice assignments, select demo videos
​Instructor: Linda Hollingsworth / info@thestudioschoolsavannah.com

The Studio School
1319 Bull St.
Savannah, GA 31401,
912-596-3873
info@thestudioschoolsavannah.com

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(Savannah Holidays 2020) FREE Drive-Thru Live Nativity

Monday, November 30th, 2020

Drive Thru Live Nativity

Bring the kids to this free, live drive-thru Nativity @ Skidaway Island United Methodist Church, 5:30-7:30PM Sun. Dec. 20 2020.

The narrated loop will include live actors, animals and a luminary path all leading toward the final nativity scene.

Cars and golf carts are both welcome.

This event is free and open to the public.

Live Drive-Thru Nativity
Skidaway Island United Methodist Church
54 Diamond Causeway, Savannah
Sun. Dec. 20, 2020, 5:30-7:30PM

Low Country Counseling in Savannah: ADHD Tips for Parents

Monday, November 30th, 2020

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Low Country Counseling in Savannah: ADHD Tips for Parents 

Did you know that Justin Timberlake has ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)? And Michael Phelps? There are ways to channel the extra energy into SUCCESS!

Low Country Counseling therapists in Savannah share five signs of ADHD in kids and five ADHD tips for parents here. 

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If you or a loved one is in need of support, Low Country Counseling offers specialized therapy for individuals, moms, couples, families, and teens. Contact Low Country Counseling for any questions or to schedule an appointment. Help is available.

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Feed the Hungry Christmas Holiday Toy Drive 2020, Savannah

Monday, November 30th, 2020

Christmas Toy Registration Savannah 2020

Feed the Hungry will hold their annual toy drive registration starting Mon. Dec. 7 2020 .

That registration will continue through Thurs. Dec. 10 2020 from 9AM-noon each day at the Empowerment Center, 4704 Augusta Rd. in Garden City.

Parents, in order to register you must bring a legal ID, your child’s social security card or their birth certificate. Your child must also be present at the registration.

The Feed The Hungry Christmas Drive Through Dinner on Dec. 23 2020 at the Windsor Forest Community Center.

Savannah schools: St. Andrew’s School competes in eSports

Monday, November 30th, 2020

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St. Andrew’s School, Wilmington Is. in Savannah 

For the first time ever, St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Is. in Savannah is participating in eSports,multiplayer video game competitions. The team is currently ranked 9th out of 438 teams. Their record is 15-2 and play continues this Thursday against Odyssey Charter School of Palm Beach, Fla.

The team is coached by math teacher Nick Broom and competes against teams along the Eastern Seaboard through PlayVS, the official scholastic high school and college esports league.

“ESports is similar to any traditional sport at school,” said Nick Broom. “We work as a team, develop strategies, and compete against other schools with the added benefit of no travel time.”

The St. Andrew’s team competes in Rocket League, a vehicular soccer video game. The game is designed for play in teams of three. Team members include Maclean Babcock ’23, Cameron Beke ’23, William Garguilo ’23, Joe Kinsey ’23, and Richard Witbeck ’23.

Esports is a fast-growing competitive outlet for high schools and colleges nationwide. According to the National Association of Collegiate Esports, more than 170 U.S. colleges have varsity esports programs and are offering around $16 million per year in scholarships.

St. Andrew’s is an independent, International Baccalaureate World School offering the Diploma Program. The school inspires young people age three through grade 12 with a hands-on, experiential approach to learning. For more info, visit www.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.

Kindermusik Savannah Sleigh Bells & Snowballs Musical Playdate for ages 0-7

Monday, November 30th, 2020

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Join  Kindermusik Savannah with your 0-7 year old on Saturday, December 12 for monthly musical Kindermusik playdate!

Celebrate the beauty of winter through music, movement, instruments, stories and more!

Each child will take home an instrument and 10 Kindermusik songs from this musical playdate. Class held in studio at 10AM and virtually over Zoom at 11AM. Enrollment is limited for the in studio class, so reserve your child’s spot today: kindermusikwith88keys.com.

Also, new December themes for weekly studio classes start this week. First weekly studio trial class is free! Text 912-432-5885 for more info.

Enroll at kindermusikwith88keys.com.

Kindermusik…A Good Beginning Never Ends.

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Savannah private schools: Benedictine Military School open houses, tours

Saturday, November 28th, 2020

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Benedictine Military School, Savannah

The best way to understand the atmosphere at Benedictine Military School in Savannah is to experience it first-hand.

You are encouraged to take advantage of Benedictine’s school tours.

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

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

Learn more about Benedictine’s admissions process here. 

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School Tour

Benedictine’s Admissions Office welcomes you to visit campus to view our academic facilities and get a feel for the school day at BC. Click here to sign up for a personal tour.

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After Hours School Tour

If you can’t make a tour during the normal school day than this event is for you. Join a small handful of other families and take a tour around the school after hours. Please click here to schedule an after hours school tour.

After hours school tour on the following dates from 6-7PM
Jan. 12, 2021
Feb. 16, 2021
March 23, 2021

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High School Placement Test

The High School Placement Test will be offered in three primary sessions at Benedictine this year. Click here to learn more about the High School Placement Test.

Testing will be offered on the following dates:
Sat. Jan. 16, 2021

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Class of 2025 Priority Application Deadlines

Student Application – Jan. 15, 2021
Financial Aid Application – Jan. 15, 2021

Benedictine Military School, 6502 Seawright Dr. Savannah, GA 31406, tel: (912) 644-7000, On Facebook here. Follow Benedictine on twitter here.  Benedictine Military School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

New middle grade graphic novel by Pooler comic book artist

Saturday, November 28th, 2020

Lemonade Code Jey Odin Pooler comic book artist

New middle grade graphic novel by Pooler comic book artist Jey Odin.

Odin one half of the creative team behind the upcoming debut middle grade graphic novel “Lemonade Code, ” which will be published January 2021 by The Oni-Lion Forge Publishing Group.

“Lemonade Code” is about a middle-school super genius – Robbie Reynolds – who starts a lemonade stand to fund his top-secret project, then gets some competition when the new kid starts a rival stand across the street.

Details here.

SouthCoast Health: Flu Shots Clinics in Savannah, Pooler, Richmond Hill

Thursday, November 26th, 2020

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SouthCoast Health’s primary care locations listed below are offering flu vaccination clinics  in Savannah, Pooler and Richmond Hill available at the times posted.

Save time and book your vaccination by clicking on the link provided at your desired location.

Due to size of demand, flu shots will only be offered for existing SouthCoast Health patients.

Adult Flu Vaccination Clinics
Pooler (Ages 14+)
Godley Professional Park, 1000 Towne Center Blvd, Bldg 1200
Mon-Fri., 9AM to 4PM
Schedule flu shot here.

Savannah (Ages 14+)
1326 Eisenhower Drive, Bldg 1
Mon. – Fri., 8AM to 2PM
Schedule flu shot here.

Savannah (Ages 14+)
Chatham Center, 9 Chatham Center South, Ste C
Mon. – Fri., 8AM to 4PM
Schedule flu shot here.

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Pediatrics Flu Vaccination Clinics
Savannah (Pediatrics)
Eisenhower Drive Medical Center, 310 Eisenhower Dr, Bldg 16
Tues & Thurs, 8AM to 4PM
Schedule flu shot here.

Richmond Hill (Pediatrics)
St. Joseph’s/Candler Medical Office Park, 10055 Ford Ave, Ste 4A
Tues & Thurs, 8AM to 4PM
Wednesday, 8AM to 7PM
Schedule flu shot here.

Rincon (Pediatrics)
814 Towne Park Dr East
Tues – Thurs, 8AM to 5PM
Schedule flu shot here.

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Savannah PreK, Kindergarten: Advanced Academics microschool in Savannah

Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

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Advanced Academics in Pooler

Advanced Academics in Pooler five-days a week Early Learning Program PreK & Kindergarten for ages 4 and 5 is $250 a month. Choose from English or Bilingual/Spanish. Learn more here.

Advanced Academics in Pooler microschool offers full-day sessions for homeschoolers and early learners on a small campus in Pooler, as well as enrichment classes. Enrichment classes are open to the public.

Advanced Academics can customize education for each child.

Advanced Academics
email: adv.aca.mail@gmail.com
912-348-2017
405 Hwy 80, Suite 104
Pooler, GA 31322

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(Savannah Holidays 2020) FREE Holiday Parking in downtown Savannah on certain days

Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

Free holiday shopping parking downtown Savannah 2020

The City of Savannah is encouraging holiday shoppers to support local, small businesses by offering free parking in Savannah’s city-owned garages on Small Business Saturday and Tuesdays and Wednesdays in December 2020.

Parking is free from noon-8PM on Nov. 28, Dec. 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, and 23 in the following locations:

Bryan Street Garage, 100 E. Bryan St.
Liberty Street Garage, 401 W. Liberty St.
Robinson Garage, 12 Montgomery St.
State Street Garage, 100 E. State St.
Whitaker Street Garage, 7 Whitaker St.

Normal daily and/or hourly parking rates will apply before noon and after 8PM.

Savannah Holiday Family Fun Events Guide 2020

Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

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Find fun family Holiday happenings in Savannah & the Lowcountry in SouthernMamas.com Holiday Events 2020.

Santa fire truck tours; outdoor holiday happenings; drive-thru holiday lights @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens in Savannah; Santa visits; Christmas tree lighting & more.

See the holiday family-things-to-do list here.

Want to advertise your organization or business in this list? Email us at anne@southernmamas.com

Savannah Schools: Fall 2020 Open Houses, Tours for Prospective Families

Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

Savannah schools open houses tours

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

Upcoming Savannah school Fall 2020 open houses & ongoing school tours for prospective families include:

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Blessed Sacrament School 
Now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year. Schedule a tour of Blessed Sacrament School in Savannah, a landmark pre-K through 8th grade Catholic school. Call 912.356.6987.
Details here. 

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Benedictine Military School, Savannah
Benedictine Military School (grades 9-12) After Hours School Tour, 6-7PM Dec. 1. Details here. 

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Savannah Christian Preparatory School 
Open Houses, Wed. Dec. 9 2020. Reservations required. Details here. 

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Savannah Classical Academy 

The annual lottery is now open for Savannah Classical Academy , free, public K-12 charter school, for all students from kindergarten to twelfth grade for the 2021-2022 school year. Don’t miss the deadline for your family to enroll in this free public charter Savannah school as part of the local school system. Apply for the lottery here.

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St. Andrew’s School, Wilmington Is., Savannah

Tour this private independent school (age 3 to grade). Call 897.4941 or email Windee Helle in the Admissions Office at hellew@saslions.com to schedule your private tour. Details here.

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Risen Savior Christian Academy in Pooler
Tour this private school’s recently expanded campus & meet staff members.
NOW ENROLLING: Preschool – ages 2-4
Elementary – K-7th grade (New grade added each year)
Details here.

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Calvary Day School in Savannah
Campus Tours are by appointment and are offered Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays throughout the school year. Please call admissions department at (912) 351-0700 or email admissions@calvarydayschool.com to schedule your tour.
Details here. 

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Healthy holiday recipes from SouthCoast Health dietician

Tuesday, November 24th, 2020
Dietician healthy holiday recipes Savannah SouthCoast Health

SouthCoast Health Dietetic Counselor Rebekah Laurance

SouthCoast Health Dietetic Counselor Rebekah Laurance shares her favorite healthy holiday recipes.

Recipes include Salad with vinaigrette dressing; salad; healthier collard greens; whipped sweet potatoes with crumbly pecan topping.

Find SouthCoast Health dietician’s favorite holiday recipes here.

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(Savannah, Wilmington Is., Bluffton Holiday Events 2020) Santa Fire Truck Visits

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

Santa Firetruck Savannah Southside Fire

Local fire departments will have their annual Santa fire truck convoy through certain neighborhoods during the 2020 Holiday Season in Savannah, Wilmington Is. & Bluffton.

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Islands Fire Santa Truck 2020

Islands Fire on Wilmington Island will escort Santa with their full fleet again in 2020 as firefighters help deliver candy canes and holiday cheer.

Date will be as follows: 12/12/20 – Wilmington Island | 12/13/20 – Whitemarsh & Talahi Islands.

Please use the maps here as reference for the routes. Also find interactive maps for a closer view here.

Live tracking of Santa and the Fleet will be available on the days from this page.

General safety guidelines for event:
– Please wear a mash whenever possible.
– Avoid large group gatherings and maintain a 6′ distance from other parties.
– Please enjoy the convoy from a distance if you or anyone in your household are experiencing signs and symptoms of COVID-19.

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Isle of Hope/Dutch Island Santa Fire Truck 2020

The Isle of Hope Volunteer Fire Department bring Santaaround Isle of Hope and Dutch Island this Sat. Dec. 12 2020, 1-3PM. The truck will leave the station at 1PM, head down Paxton Drive and around IOH. Then the convoy will travel to Dutch Island.

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Southside Santa Fire Truck 2020

Southside Fire’s Montgomery Division will have their annual Santa Truck detail when Santa visits various Savannah neighborhoods on a firetruck.

The 2020 Southside Santa firetruck holidays dates and route:
Dec. 20-Whitfield Ave.
Dec. 21-Ferguson Ave
Dec. 22-Burnside Island

Southside Fire will post updates and additional information here leading up to the event and during the event. This will include departure times from the station and their starting point for each area.

This will allow you to plan out an approximate time in which Santa should be coming to your neighborhood.

Free & open to the public.

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Bluffton SC Santa Truck 2020

The Bluffton Fire Santa Truck will visit various Bluffton SC neighborhoods during the 2020 Holiday season Nov. 30-Dec. 17.

Santa will ride nightly on the dates listed in the schedule above between 6-8:30PM, depending on weather.

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Find more Savannah-Lowcountry Holiday Happenings 2020 in our Event Calendar.