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Basics of Choreography class for teens, Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Tuesday, August 17th, 2021

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Basics of Choreography class for teens, Savannah Cultural Arts Center

The Savannah Cultural Arts Center welcomes teen dancers and choreographers of all levels to their new class: Basics of Choreography!

Bring out your inner dancer and choreographer with this unique class! We will study various styles of choreography from conceptualization and the first step to a completed piece. The instructor will lead the class through working in various styles and with input from all participants, you will work towards a final showcase piece for friends and family. Come ready to move and create!

This class runs for 8 weeks.

Thursdays, 6:30-7:30PM, starting Thurs. Aug. 19. Ages 14+. Instructor: MiKeshia McPhaul

Register today online here.

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After-School Art Classes & Portfolio Builders Class @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Monday, August 16th, 2021

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah has a lot to offer your child this Fall 2021 including:

Portfolio Builders Class @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Scribble Art Studio’s Portfolio Builder sessions in Savannah are ideal for those students wishing to build a strong portfolio of diverse work for personal purposes or for entrance to an arts related academy.

Sign up anytime to join Scribble’s Portfolio Builder sessions.

2021-2022 sessions begin Mon. Aug. 30 2021 and continue until the end of the school year.

The cost for each block of five classes is $200 and includes all materials needed for the class.

Portfolio Builders Class
Choose a day: Monday through Friday
Choose a time: 4:30-5:30PM or 5:15-6:15PM
$200.00 for a session of 5 classes
Start anytime, any day!
All art supplies included

Register online here. 
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After School Art Class @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Scribble Art Studio’s after school art classes in Savannah are a great way to enrich your child’s socially distanced learning in 2021! Or just join Scribble after school for a small group art making class!

Scribble’s after-school art classes explore artmaking using a wide variety of materials and mediums including: design markers, tempera, acrylic and watercolor paints, printmaking and sculpture materials, collage, paper-making and more!

Classes begin Mon. Aug. 30 2021 and run through the end of the school year.

The cost for each block of five classes is $200 and includes all materials.

After School Art Class
Choose a day: Monday through Friday
Choose a time: 4:30-5:30 or 5:15-6:15
$200.00 for a session of 5 classes
Start anytime, any day!
All art supplies included

Register online here. 

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Coming soon to Scribble: a toddlers and mom/dad/babysitter morning art program.

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(Kids Running Club) Healthy Kids Running Series, Pooler

Monday, August 16th, 2021

Healthy Kids Running Series Pooler

Healthy Kids Running Series in Pooler is a small community focused non-profit that promotes active and healthy lifestyles for kids ages 2-14. It is a 5-week race series starting in September hosted at the Pooler Recreation on the following dates: 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, and 10/10.

Register online here.

For more info, email poolerga@healthykidsrs.org

(Family Vacations) Brand new Disney Wish starts sailing 2022

Monday, August 16th, 2021

Brand New Disney Wish Starts Sailing 2022

If you haven’t already heard, Disney Cruise Line is launching their first new ship in a decade! The brand new Disney Wish will set sail June 2022 on 3 and 4-night Bahamas itineraries including stops at Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay.

The ship will be THE destination for families! The Disney Wish will feature brand new entertainment and a new water attraction, AquaMouse. There are new stateroom categories including the first-ever two-story suite onboard Disney Cruise Line. And the new dining options will feature a Frozen-themed restaurant, an interactive Worlds of Marvel, and an adult-only Star Wars™ Hyperspace Lounge.

You can check out the entire ship reveal of the Disney Wish here.

Disney Wish reservations are now open for sailings starting Summer 2022.

Don’t miss out on your chance to be one of the first to experience the newest ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet!

Contact Two Sisters Travel to help you plan your Disney Cruise Line vacation!

Tara McCoy
Two Sisters Travel
843.284.3241

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SouthCoast Health Pediatrician Dr. Crosland on COVID-19 Protection for Kids

Monday, August 16th, 2021

Dr. Blaine Crosland, a pediatrician SouthCoast Health

Dr. Blaine Crosland, a pediatrician with SouthCoast Health, recently spoke with WSAV television about protection methods to help cut down the spread of COVID-19 among students this back-to-school season.

Dr. Crosland shared that children can easily carry and spread the virus quickly, which is a reversal of what health officials thought earlier in the pandemic. However, returning to in-person learning remains a top priority for pediatricians. She also shared the best way to keep students healthy at school is to wear a mask.

To learn more, watch the here.

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Visit new location of The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is.

Sunday, August 15th, 2021

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The Sandbox Children’s Museum new location on Hilton Head Is. is open

Come and play at The Sandbox Children’s Museum at Lowcountry Celebration Park!

The museum offers 3 sessions each weekday 10AM-1PM, 1:30-4:30PM, and 5-8PM.

You can reserve your tickets online here to make sure you have a spot to play.

(Please note the new address below)

80 Nassau St.
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 842-7645

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Yoga in the Wolf Cabin @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Sunday, August 15th, 2021

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Yoga in the Wolf Cabin, 9AM Sat. Aug. 21, Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

You are invited to a one-hour gentle Yoga in the Wolf Cabin with certified yoga instructor Sue Finkle on Sat. Aug. 21 2021, 9-10AM. Tickets are $20 and include admission to Oatland for the day.

Space is limited and a minimum number of five of participants required to have class.

Register online here: www.friendsofoatland.org/wolf-yoga

During the last 15 minutes of class enjoy White Lights (deep relaxation).

Prior experience IS NOT necessary and one need not be flexible to take this class.

Feel free to bring your own yoga mats from home, but mats will be available to borrow. Mats are sanitized after each class. Any additional yoga equipment (blocks, bands, towels, blankets, etc.) must be brought from home.

Limited to 10 participants, to allow for appropriate distancing.

Final confirmation will be provided on the Friday before your chosen class date.

$20 per ticket. This event is geared towards ages 18+, though participants aged 16-17 are invited to attend with a paid adult.

Class will be 9-10AM. Please plan to arrive between 8:15-8:30AM. Late arrivals after 8:45AM will be denied entry in order for the class to have time to walk to the wolf cabin and start on time.

Your ticket price includes admission to Oatland for the day, so feel free to stay and see the other animals after your program.

Masks are required inside all buildings on Oatland property.

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(Fall fun 2021) Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides

Saturday, August 14th, 2021

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Poppell Farms opens for the 2021 Fall season, weekends Oct. 2-Oct. 31 2021. 

Poppell Family Farms pumpkin patch, 10-acre maze, hayrides, farm fun, giant outdoor jumping pillows, barnyard & farm games & activities are open every Saturday & Sunday Oct. 2-Oct. 31 2021.

It will be Poppell Farm’s 20th Year Celebration!

Learn more here. 

Poppell Farms, email  here, (912) 586-2215, 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555 . On Facebook here. Poppell Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Intro to Guitar Lessons @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center for ages 10-15 & 16+

Friday, August 13th, 2021

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In-Person Guitar Lessons with Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Do you have a budding musician at home?

Sign them up to learn guitar in a small group setting with Savannah Cultural Arts Center! From the basics of the instrument to strumming their first chords, this is the perfect class to begin a musical journey. (Ages 10-15).

Plus, parents, there’s an adult class for you too!

Students are welcome to bring their own guitar, a limited number will be available for use.

Sign up today online: savannahga.gov/artsclasses

Guitar Lessons
Youth (Ages 10-15)
Saturdays 10-11AM

Adult (16+)
Saturdays 11:30AM-12:30PM

8-Week Series
$80
$70 – City of Savannah Resident Rate
(Aug 21, 28, Sept 4, 11, 18, 25, Oct 2, 9)

More in-person classes

Also offered @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center: In-person acting, dance, art, drawing, ceramics, collage, painting classes for kids. Register online here. 

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Enrollment open for FREE SMF Jazz Academy for 5th-12th graders in Savannah-Chatham public schools

Thursday, August 12th, 2021

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Savannah Music Festival Hosts Open Enrollment Period for FREE SMF Jazz Academy through Aug. 22

Savannah Music Festival (SMF), a leading nonprofit performing arts organization, is currently accepting applications for the 2021-2022 SMF Jazz Academy, a tuition-free, year-long program for Savannah-Chatham County Public School System (SCCPSS) students in grades five through 12.

SMF Jazz Academy is Savannah’s only free after-school jazz program designed to empower students by instilling life-long skills of academic, social and musical achievement. The open enrollment period will run through August 22, 2021.

The SMF Jazz Academy program is designed for students at all music levels. Since SCCPSS is hosting in-person classes for the 2021-2022 school year, SMF Jazz Academy will offer in-person instruction as well.

All students participating in the program will have at least one rehearsal a week as well as one private lesson on their instrument. SMF Jazz Academy students will also perform at the end of each semester, participate in monthly jam sessions and work with local jazz musicians in master classes.

SMF Jazz Academy is currently accepting beginning, intermediate and advanced students in grades five through 12. Interested families and students are encouraged to sign up for a short, in-person placement interview, which will take place August 23-25. Previous musical experience is not required, and free instrument rentals are available, if needed.

Enrollment applications are currently being accepted to the SMF Jazz Academy.

To apply, visit www.savannahmusicfestival.org/jazzacademy.

Questions? Contact Jessica Messere at jessica@savannahmusicfestival.org or 912.234.3378 x102.

Free Soccer Day in Forsyth Park with Soccer Shots Savannah

Wednesday, August 11th, 2021

Wondering what Soccer Shots Savannah is all about?

Check out their upcoming FREE soccer sessions on Sat. August 28 2021.

This is a great opportunity for children to try the Soccer Shots Savannah program for the first time and for parents to meet some coaches.

There will be abbreviated 15 minute sessions and have more information about the Soccer Shots Savannah program available. Event will take place on the Whitaker Street side of the park, on the south end by the tennis courts and farmer’s market.

Please preregister for this free event so organizers know how many children to expect and can plan with the coaches.

Enroll at savannah.soccershots.com, just search “free” to see a complete list of all free events near you.

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Soccer Shots Savannah Fall 2021 Enrollment Link: savannah.soccershots.com
Facebook Page: Soccer Shots Savannah
Contact with questions: Rachel Wright, 762.333.1177, rwright@soccershots.com

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Teen Art Portfolio Prep Program @ The Studio School Savannah

Wednesday, August 11th, 2021

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Teen Art Portfolio Prep Program @ The Studio School Savannah

Does your child need an ART PORTFOLIO for Savannah Arts Academy auditions?

the studio school Youth Art Portfolio Prep Program in Savannah can help.

Learn about The Studio School Savannah’s 20-week full support art program to uplevel your child’s portfolio and increase their chance of success.” Application deadline: Aug. 21 2021.

Details on www.thestudioschoolsavannah.com

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Parent & Me Activities: Toddler Tuesdays @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Wednesday, August 11th, 2021

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Toddler Tuesdays nature program @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Looking for an outdoor activity to do with your child?

Each week, Toddler Tuesday – a program @ Savannah’s Oatland Island Wildlife Center for 1-4 year-olds & their caregivers – focuses on one of Oatland’s animals, or a relevant nature theme. (See upcoming themes above)

Register online. Details here.

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High Cotton Kids 2021 Fall Consignment Sale, Savannah, Sept. 21-25

Monday, August 9th, 2021

High Cotton Kids consignment sale Fall/Winter 2021

Savannah’s biggest kids consignment sale, Sept. 21-25,2021

High Cotton Kids Fall 2021 will be Sept. 21-25.

This is Savannah’s biggest seasonal consignment event specializing in gently used fine children’s clothing, shoes, accessories, bedding, baby and nursery items, art work, and more.

Want to sell your kids’ gently-used items? Registration is open to be a consignor. Learn more here. 

There’s also a Busy Parents tagging service, which is an easy way to consign, earn great money AND shop early before sale opens to the public. Learn more here.

The Fall 2021 Sale will be in the shopping center @ 2134 E. Victory Dr., Savannah, directly behind Starbucks.

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In-person Visual & Performing Art Classes this Fall @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Monday, August 9th, 2021

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In-Person Art Classes start Aug. 16 @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Classes are back at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center! In person 8 and 6-week series classes for ages 6 and up begin August 16 and 30th!
Get back in the studio with art discovery classes, ceramics, guitar, acting, and more.

8-Week Classes (Begin August 16)
Basics of Choreography (14+)
Intro to Guitar (10-15 and 16+)
Modern African Fusion (13+)

6-Week Classes (Begin August 30)
Adventures in Art
Ceramics (9-12 and 12-16)
Character Development Through Movement and Imagination (13-18)
Discovering Art (6-8)
Home School Art (6-12) *biweekly

Learn more and register at savannahga.gov/artsclasses.

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Parent & Me Events, Classes in Savannah & the Lowcountry

Monday, August 9th, 2021

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When the big kids go back to school, bond with your little ones who are still home.

Find parent & me classes & events in Savannah & the Lowcountry here.

Saturday classes for beginners, tots @ Crowned Elite Athletics, Savannah

Monday, August 9th, 2021

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Saturday classes for young kids @ Crowned Elite Athletics, Savannah 

You asked and Crowned Elite Athletics listened.
Saturday classes are HERE.

To accommodate their ever growing classes, Crowned Elite Athletics in Savannah will offer the following on Saturdays:
-Beginner Tumbling
-Intermediate Tumbling
– Parent Tot

Classes will begin Aug. 14 2021, and registration is NOW OPEN.

Register today online here. 

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Savannah toddlers’ activities: Kindermusik playdates for ages 0-7

Sunday, August 8th, 2021

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Join Kindermusik Savannah on Sat. Aug. 28 at 10AM for its monthly musical play date. This month’s theme will explore BUGS! Music, instruments, movement, stories, singing and more. Watch your child blossom as you enjoy some quality time together!

Each child receives an instrument after class, as well as 10 Kindermusik songs and a coupon to apply to future classes! Spaces limited- enroll online at kindermusikwith88keys.com. Text 912-432-5885 for more info!

Kindermusik…A Good Beginning Never Ends.

Location: Kindermusik with 88 Keys, 183 Deerfield Rd W, Bloomingdale GA 31302

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SouthCoast Health Nurse Practitioner Lactation Specialist answers breastfeeding questions

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

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According to the American Academy Pediatrics Journal, while many mothers initiate breastfeeding, only 29 percent of babies are breastfed during their first 12 months.

Learn more here. 

Breastfeeding can be hard, especially for new mothers. Pair that with the fact that it can often be difficult to find trusted information and medical professionals to aid in the process, it’s no wonder many moms turn to formula.

SouthCoast Health’s Nurse Practitioner Lactation Specialist Haley Dickerson in Savannah wants to change that.

To help guide mothers who are considering breastfeeding, Dickerson answers a few commonly asked breastfeeding questions here.

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Selling your home? HomeLight connects you to Lowcountry real estate agents, tools & technology

Friday, August 6th, 2021

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Looking to sell your home?

Here’s help: HomeLight

HomeLight is a property-tech start-up that is focused on reshaping the real estate industry by providing homebuyers, sellers, and agents with the tools and technology to win in every step of their real estate journey.

HomeLight works with thousands of top realtors nationwide.

Learn more here.

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FREE Party in the Park with bounce houses @ Lowcountry Celebration Park, Hilton Head Is.

Friday, August 6th, 2021

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FREE Family-friendly Party in the Park @ Lowcountry Celebration Park on Hilton Head Is.

On the following days now through Nov. 4 2021, 5:30-8PM
Thurs. Aug. 12
Thurs. Aug. 19
Thurs. Sept. 16
Fri. Oct. 8
Thurs. Nov. 4

Free & open to the public.

Enjoy the beautiful new LCP with Party in the Park.  Live music, bounce houses, and beverages.

Bounce houses provided by Extreme Firehouse. Beverages provided by Southern Eagle and Coca-Cola sold separately.

Learn more here.

Lowcountry Celebration Park
94 Pope Ave.
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

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(Savannah outdoor events) Georgia’s First 4th @ Wormsloe Historic Site

Friday, August 6th, 2021

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Georgia’s First 4th @ Wormsloe Historic Site, Savannah
Sat. Aug 14, 2021 10AM-4 PM

Did you know that the Declaration of Independence did not make its way to Savannah until August?

Hear the reading of the Declaration of Independence as it was read in 1776 @ Wormsloe Historic Site’s Georgia’s First 4th event this Sat. Aug. 14 2021, 10AM-4PM.

Participate in the debate. Are you loyal to the English King or will you join the Patriot cause?

Activities start at the Wormsloe Visitor Center beginning at 10AM and repeat at 2PM. $2 – $10. 912-353-3023.

Learn more here.

Wormsloe Historic Site
7601 Skidaway Road
Savannah, GA 31406

Savannah Parent & Me Activities: Art Start storytime & museum tour @ Jepson Center

Thursday, August 5th, 2021

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ART START @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah
Tues. Aug. 17 2021
11AM
Jepson Center, Savannah
Once a month, Telfair Museums’ youngest patrons are invited for storytime and a special tour. This month there will be in-person activities with you and your little ones. Grab your masks and meet in the Jepson Center atrium at 11AM Tues. Aug. 17

Learn more here. 

Jepson Center
207 W. York St.
Savannah, GA 31406

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