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Savannah public schools: Applications available Feb. 15 for free, lottery-funded Pre-K for 2022-23

Friday, January 21st, 2022

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FREE Pre-K programs with Savannah-Chatham Public Schools, Application Process Feb. 15-March 4 2022

Pre-K applications for the 2022-23 school year for Savannah-Chatham public schools will be available from Feb. 15 to March 4, 2022. When completing the application, be prepared to submit your child’s birth certificate and proof of address in the application. Lottery notifications will be sent on April 6, 2022​

To participate in the Pre-K Program for School Year 22-23, children must be four years of age on or before September 1, 2022 and must be a resident of Chatham County. ​

The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System has 65 Georgia Lottery funded Pre-K classes. The Pre-Kindergarten program provides a full day (6.5 hours) of appropriate instructional services to students for the regular school calendar year. The purpose of the Pre-K Program is school readiness and transition to Kindergarten for success in later school years.

Learn more here. 

​​For additional information, please email:


Find info on 2022-23 admissions for K-12th Savannah-Chatham public school choice/lottery program here. 


FREE Pre-K programs @ YMCA of Coastal Georgia including Habersham & West Chatham branches 

Starting in March, YMCA of Coastal Georgia will have pre-K spots open across the region, particularly at the Habersham and West Chatham locations.

Parents can find out more and register here.

Savannah private schools: Visit Savannah Christian Preparatory School (PreK-12th grade)

Thursday, January 20th, 2022

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School searching in Savannah? Visit Savannah Christian Preparatory School, an independent, non-denominational PK-12 college prep Christian school, during a Welcome Home Wednesday open house.

Welcome Home Wednesdays

Open House 2022: Feb. 9 
Reservations are required.
Register for Welcome Home Wednesdays online here.
For more information on this event or admissions at Savannah Christian Preparatory School, please email Kathi Strickland, Director of Family Relations, at or call the admissions office at 912.629.5544.

Register online here. 


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Help fund Oatland Island Wildlife Center @ Mardi Gras Golf Scramble 2022

Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Mardi Gras Golf Scramble Oatland Island benefit 2022

Join Friends of Oatland @ a Fat Tuesday Golf Scramble to benefit Oatland Island Wildife Center, March 1, 2022 @ The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa.

Scramble (teams of 4) at @ The Club at Savannah Harbor on Hutchinson Island, Savannah.
11:30AM Lunch + 12:30PM Shotgun Start

Funds raised benefit Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah.
Your support is needed.

Join Friends of Oatland Island as a sponsor, as a team, or by donating an auction item. Teams fill up quickly, so don’t wait.

Help make this year’s tournament the best one yet.

Registration information can be found here.

20 percent of Savannah-Chatham public school students were COVID quarantined week ending Jan. 14

Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

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Savannah public schools positive COVID The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System (SCCPSS) reports 1038 students tested positive for COVID-19 and 7,074 are quarantined as of the week ending Jan. 14 2022.

With the addition of the area’s five charter schools, those numbers rise to 1123 testing positive and 7,335 quarantined.

That means 3% of all students tested positive for COVID-19 and 20% are quarantined.

SCCPSS reports 385 staff members were infected and 460 are quarantined.

The STEM Academy’s Black Box Productions presents The Lion King Jr.

Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

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Bring your kids to this beloved Disney classic – The Lion King Jr. – performed by students @ STEM Academy @ Bartlett in Savannah @ the school’s Cafetorium.

Event by The STEM Academy’s Black Box Productions.

Show times
5PM Thurs. April 21 2022
5PM Fri. April 22 2022
7PM Fri. April 22 2022
3PM Sat. April 23 2022
6PM Sat. April 23 2022

@ The STEM Academy @ Bartlett
207 E. Montgomery Crossroad
Savannah, GA

Savannah Homeschool Art Classes for ages 6-12

Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Homeschool art classes Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Learn, create, and have fun in this Savannah Cultural Arts Center 4-week art series prepared for home schooled students!

Each session will offer a different creative and educational activity to foster artistic expression.

For ages 6 to 12. Parents are encouraged to join in on the fun for free.

Mondays 11AM-Noon. Class dates are January 24 and 31, and February 12 and 28 2022.

Register today:


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Kindermusik Savannah musical playdates for ages 0-7

Sunday, January 16th, 2022

Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano in Savannah’s monthly musical playdate is this Sat., Jan. 22 at 10AM.

You’ll be swinging and sliding with our playground theme, and at the end of class, everyone will get an instrument to keep! Spaces are almost full- enroll your 0-7 year old today before the class closes.

Enrollment is limited and spaces fill quickly -enroll your 0-7 year old at

Kindermusik…A Good Beginning Never Ends.


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


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Savannah Daytrips: Hide-and-seek game for handmade glass floats on Jekyll Island during Jan., Feb. 2022

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

Jekyll Island treasures

Find your Island Treasure now through Feb. 28 2022.

Every year, Jekyll Island commissions a group of highly skilled artisans from across the U.S. to create exquisite, handworked glass floats for Jekyll’s annual Island Treasures event.

(Jekyll Island is an easy, roughly 90-minute drive down I-95 from Savannah. See our list of things to do with kids on on Jekyll Island here. )

The glass floats are part of a hide-and-seek style game played on Jekyll Island throughout January and February. Each day, volunteers called Beach Buddies hide clear globes around the island for lucky guests to find and redeem for a real glass float. Gather your friends and family to search for globes that can be exchanged for dazzling handcrafted glass floats.

Learn more about Island Treasures here.

Find more things to do with kids on Jekyll Island here.



SouthCoast Health pediatric provider on the importance of the HPV vaccine

Wednesday, January 12th, 2022

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SouthCoast Health Pediatric Provider on the Importance of the HPV Vaccine

Every year in the United States, 33,700 women and men are diagnosed with cancer caused by HPV infection. The good news? The HPV vaccination can help prevent these diseases with a success rate as high as 90% in some cases.

“The age recommended for children to get their HPV vaccine has been getting younger and younger,” SouthCoast Health Nurse Practitioner Beth Lee stated. “With its incredible success rate of preventing such awful diseases, it’s really a must for any child.”

Learn more about the HPV vaccine and how it affects your children here. 


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Two Sisters Travel: Save Up to $500 on Disney Resort Hotels this Spring & Early Summer 2022

Tuesday, January 11th, 2022

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Two Sisters Travel: Save Up to $500 on Disney Resort Hotels this Spring & Early Summer 2022

Put some magic on your calendar with a Walt Disney World vacation this year, and for a limited time you can save big on your Disney Resort Hotel.

If it’s been a while since you’re last Walt Disney World vacation or you’re ready to plan your first visit, there are so many new things happening at Walt Disney World Resort in 2022. Two Sisters Travel has all the latest updates and as your go-to Authorized Disney Vacation Planner.

50th Anniversary Celebrations

To celebrate Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary, the most magical place on Earth is hosting the most magical celebration. Over the next 18-months Walt Disney World Resort will introducing new entertainment, attractions and technology.

Disney Genie

This brand new complimentary feature within My Disney Experience provides you customized recommendations and personalized park itineraries allowing you to enhance your vacation experience. You can even upgrade to Genie Plus to maximize your park time and skip the lines at specific attractions.

New Attractions

The long-awaited Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure has opened in EPCOT and even more new attractions are opening next year including TRON Lightcycle Run inside Magic Kingdom and the Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind. And of course we can’t leave out the new Galaxy’s Edge and Toy Story lands in Hollywood Studios that opened in 2019.

Entertainment & Fireworks

Evening entertainment has always been a part of the Walt Disney World experience and there are two new options; Enchantment in Magic Kingdom and Harmonious in EPCOT. Both feature brilliant lighting, fireworks, and Disney storytelling. And KiteTails has premiered at Animal Kingdom bringing the stories of Lion King and Jungle Book to life with elaborate 3D kites.

COVID Re-Openings

Within the last few weeks character meet-and-greets (now socially distanced) have returned and more resort hotels have re-opened to welcome on-resort guests. Walt Disney World is moving even closer to pre-COVID operations.

Start planning your dream Disney vacation now. Contact Tara McCoy at Two Sisters Travel for a quote and more information on what’s new at Walt Disney World Resort!

Tara McCoy
Travel Advisor at Two Sisters Travel
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Free admission to SCAD MOA on Super Museum Sunday 2022, Feb. 6

Monday, January 10th, 2022

SCAD MOA Super Museum Sunday

Enjoy free access to SCAD MOA on Super Museum Sunday 2022, presented by the Georgia History Festival. Super Museum Sunday highlights the best of Savannah’s cultural offerings — all free of charge.

This year’s SCAD MOA Super Museum Sunday event includes a special screening of the SCAD-produced documentary A Thousand Miles and Counting, which explores the historic journey of William and Ellen Craft as they traversed the country — including the site where the museum now stands — in pursuit of freedom from enslavement. A mini workshop for school-aged children related to themes and ideas in the film also is presented.

Learn more here.

Free admission to SCAD MOA on Super Museum Sunday 2022
Sunday, Feb. 6
Noon- 4PM
@ SCAD Museum of Art
601 Turner Blvd.
Savannah, 31401


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2022 Super Museum Sunday
Sun. Feb. 6, 2026
Georgia History Society

On Sun. Feb. 6, 2022, explore some museums and historic sites for FREE in person and online during a unique Super Museum Sunday experience. This is an annual free admission event.

Hours for Super Museum Sunday are noon– 4PM unless other times are noted.

Find participating museums & sites in Savannah here.

Sign Language classes @ Advanced Academics, Pooler

Sunday, January 9th, 2022

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Sign Language Classes @ Advanced Academics Academy, Pooler 

You are invited to learn basic, everyday signs and the sign language alphabet @ a weekly Sign Language class @ Advanced Academics, Fridays in February 2021: Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25, from 6-7PM. For ages 3rd grade to adult.  Cost: $60/month.

Learn more here or call 912-248-2017.


Advanced Academics
405 Hwy 80, Suite 104
Pooler, GA 31322


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(Best Savannah private schools) Open House @ Veritas Academy (preK-12th grade)

Friday, January 7th, 2022

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Open House @ Veritas Academy (PreK-12th), Savannah: Feb. 17 2022

THURSDAY, FEB. 17, 2022 AT 9 AM
Admission Open House
Veritas Academy (PreK-12th grades)

25 W Oglethorpe Ln.
Savannah, GA 31401-3971

Join Veritas Academy on Thurs. Feb. 17, 2022 at 9AM to see classes in action and learn more about the Veritas Academy mission and programs.

To RSVP, email


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New Weekday Wildlife Program Themes @ Center for Wildlife Education & Raptor Center, Statesboro

Friday, January 7th, 2022

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Outdoor nature programs @ Center for Wildlife Education, Statesboro

Have you taken your kids to the Center of Wildlife Education in Statesboro yet?

The center’s 3:30PM weekday 30-minute nature programs have new daily themes. Visit to see some interesting wildlife up close and personal. Then stay to tour the center, which includes birds of prey, reptile, discovery trails with wetland preserve & more.

Learn more here. 

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 9AM-4:45PM
Saturday & Sunday: Closed to the public.

Savannah schools: Open House, Tour @ St. Andrew’s School, Wilmington Island

Friday, January 7th, 2022


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Open House @ St. Andrew’s School (ages 3 to 12th grade)

School searching in Savannah?

Learn more about St. Andrew’s School, a private, independent, college preparatory Wilmington Island school, ages 3-12th grade @ one of the school’s upcoming open houses:

Open House
JAN. 18 2022
8:30AM Grades 5 – 12
9:30AM Pre-K 3 through Grade 4

Register online here. 

St. Andrew’s (age 3 to grade 12) is an independent International Baccalaureate World School inspiring young people each day in the area of academics, arts, and athletics.

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941 ext 452, , email On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a advertiser.

Savannah Schools: Winter 2022 Open Houses for Prospective Families

Tuesday, January 4th, 2022

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2022 Admissions @ Savannah schools

Welcome to school open house season.

Here’s our list of Winter 2022 open houses, school tours & admissions info:


Susie King Taylor Community School, Savannah – tuition-free, public K-8 charter school – is now accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year. Learn more about this popular charter school @ an open house.
Wed. Feb. 2 2022, 5-7PM
Sat. Feb. 5 2022, 10AM-Noon.
By appointment only. Call the school @ 912-395-4200 to sign up or sign up online here. 
Learn more here.


Savannah Classical Academy – free, public K-12 charter school – is now accepting 2022-23 lottery applications. 
Apply for the lottery now. Learn more & apply online here. 


St. Andrew’s School, a private, independent, college preparatory Wilmington Island school, ages 3-12th grade

Open Houses
JAN. 18 2022
8:30AM Grades 5 – 12
9:30AM Pre-K 3 through Grade 4
Register online here.


Savannah Christian Preparatory School, an independent, non-denominational college prep Christian school, PreK-12th

Welcome Wednesdays Open houses @  Savannah Christian Preparatory School (SCPS)
Feb. 9 2022
Reservations are required.
Register for Welcome Home Wednesdays online here.
For more information on this event or admissions at Savannah Christian Preparatory School, please email Kathi Strickland, Director of Family Relations, at or call the admissions office at 912.629.5544.


Risen Savior Christian Academy, Preschool & K-8th grade, Pooler

Open House
Sat. Jan. 29 2022, 10AM-Noon
Preschool – ages 2-4
Elementary – K-8th grade

Details here. 


Veritas Academy, a private PreK-12th grade Savannah school offering a classical, Christ-centered, covenantal education. 

Wed. Feb. 17 2022, 9AM

Details here. 


Calvary Day School, a private, faith-based Savannah school, PreK-12th grade

You & your family are invited to get a first-hand glimpse of all the amazing opportunities available through private tours of Calvary Day School in Savannah . Learn more here. Call Calvary’s admissions department at (912) 351-0700 or email to schedule your tour.  Scheduled assessment and shadow days will be on Wednesdays by appointment.

Calvary Day School Open House dates are listed under the “Visit Us” tab of the Admissions section.

Admissions testing dates:
Wed. Feb. 28, 8:15-10AM
Details here.


Advanced Academics, tutoring for K-12 & customized preK-6th grade learning (full & half day) in Pooler

TOURS: Private tours can be set up by calling 912-348-2017. More information about customized learning on Advanced Academics campus for preschool through middle grades is available at


Bethesda Academy, a private, all-male Savannah day school, grades 6-12

Schedule a private tour of Bethesda Academy by emailing or calling Admissions Director Stephanie VanVleck at 912-361-2068 or email

Savannah-Chatham Public Schools. Find SCCPSS Choice/Lottery Program Application Deadlines here. 

State-funded full-day preK. Savannah-Chatham public school free preK admission window for 2022-23 is Feb. 15-March 4 2022. Details here. 

Winter 2022 Kids’ Art Classes @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Monday, January 3rd, 2022

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Time to sign up your child for Scribble Art Studio in Savannah’s popular after school art classes for ages 5 and older as well as their Portfolio Builders’ Class for older children.

Classes start Jan. 3 2021 & run on:
Mondays: 4:30-5:30PM & 5:15-6:15PM
Tuesdays: 4:30-5:30PM & 5:15-6:15PM
Thursdays: 4:30-5:30PM & 5:15-6:15PM

Both the General Art classes and Portfolio Builders class run each day at both times for your convenience. You pick the day and time that works best for you. OPEN ENROLLMENT!

Classes run in 5 week sessions for $200. All supplies included.

Check out Scribble Art Studio’s updated website here.

Open enrollment. Register today online at

Questions? Call Geoff at 202-379-5643

Scribble Art Studio
212 E. 37th St.
Savannah, GA 31401


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Special MLK Jr. Day Openings @ Georgia State Railroad Museum, Old Fort Jackson & Savannah Children’s Museum

Monday, January 3rd, 2022

Special Holiday Openings at Georgia State Railroad Museum, Old Fort Jackson, and Savannah Children’s Museum

Georgia State Railroad Museum, Old Fort Jackson, and Savannah Children’s Museum will have special openings on Mon. Jan. 17 2022. Georgia State Railroad Museum and Old Fort Jackson will be open from 9AM-4PM and Savannah Children’s Museum will be open from 9:30AM to 2:30PM.

Georgia State Railroad Museum will have daily tours and Site Tours by Train Friday through Monday. Train rides will be on the hour from 10AM-3PM.

Old Fort Jackson will have daily interpretation and cannon firings at 11AM and 2PM.

Savannah Children’s Museum will have ongoing activities throughout the day with interactive story time at 10:30AM and a bottle rocket launch at noon.

Georgia State Railroad Museum, Old Fort Jackson, and Savannah Children’s Museum feature large, open-air spaces and employ enhanced sanitizing and distancing protocols.

Admissions information and online ticket sales are available online here. 

Site Tours by Train @ Georgia State Railroad Museum are limited and boarding passes are issued on a first come, first served basis.

As always, Coastal Heritage Society Members receive FREE admission.

Find operating hours & more info here. 


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Saturday Storytime for ages 3+ @ SCAD Museum of Art

Saturday, January 1st, 2022

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Explore unconventional art with your little one at SCAD MOA’s Saturday Story Time. 

Treat the little artist in your life to SCAD MOA Story Time on the first Saturday of each month. Enjoy exciting tales and fun activities as you learn about work by a different artist each month.

Story Time is programmed for children ages 3 and up.

For more information, email Kristin Poitras, coordinator of museum visitation, at

Upcoming SCAD MOA Saturday storytimes:

Sat. Feb. 5, 11AM
Enjoy exciting tales and fun activities as you learn about work by artist Patrick Dougherty. This event will take place outdoors. Plan and dress accordingly.

SCAD Museum of Art
601 Turner Blvd.
Savannah, Ga


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Special advanced Kindermusik Savannah class for ages 4-7

Saturday, January 1st, 2022

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Kindermusik classes in Savannah 

If your child shows interest in private lessons at an early age (4-7), then Kindermusik Savannah is the perfect fit for them!

Kindermusik takes the fun, movement and energy of Kindermusik and combine it with a small group instruction to instruments, note reading, rhythms and musical terms. When they graduate from Kindermusik, they will be ready for what most private teachers require- good listening skills, an attention span to match the length of the lesson, and an understanding of how all the instruments work.

Give them a solid foundation in music- enroll in Kindermusik’s Move and Groove class for 4-7 year olds today!

First trial is free. Text 912-432-5885 or visit for more info.

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.


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Volunteer opportunities @ YMCA Critz Tybee Run Fest

Saturday, January 1st, 2022


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Volunteer @ YMCA Critz Tybee Run, Feb. 4-5 2022

Not interested in running in the Critz Tybee Run Fest Friday & Saturday February 4 & 5, but want to be involved?

The Critz Run – which benefits for the YMCA of Coastal Georgia – needs volunteers in addition to registrations and sponsors. Register to run one or more of the races here.

If your teen is in need of volunteer hours, here’s a perfect opportunity and student volunteers are welcome.

Register to volunteer online here.


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