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Join Tormenta FC Academy soccer in Fall 2022 @ a location close to you in Savannah

Sunday, July 31st, 2022

Register for Fall 2022 youth soccer for ages 4-14 with Tormenta FC Academy

Join a team and play recreation soccer this fall with Tormenta FC Academy at a location close to you in Savannah.

Tormenta coaches look forward to providing you with an amazing practice and game experience for boys and girls ages 4-14.

Bring your team or join one this fall to participate in the Tormenta FC Academy Fall Soccer League in Savannah.

Register by Wed. Aug. 24 2022 to get priority practice times and team placements

Learn more and register online here.

Youth soccer programs include the following locations:

  • Jennifer Ross Soccer Complex(Savannah)– Monday or Wednesday
  • Southbridge (Savannah)– Monday
  • USCB (Bluffton) – Tuesday
  • The Landings (Skidaway Island) – Tuesday
  • Abolt Obrien Field (Wilmington Island) – Thursday

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Kids & Coffee Saturday storytime @ The Culturist Union coffee shop, Savannah

Sunday, July 31st, 2022

Children’s book author Antwan Eady will give away a dozen copies of his book Nigel and the Moon

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring your kids to a free back-to-school storytime with Savannah children’s author Antwan Eady, 10AM-Noon Sat. Aug. 13 2022 @ the new coffee shop The Culturist Union (TCU).

Author Antwan Eady is giving away over a dozen copies of his book NIGEL AND THE MOON.

Learn more here.

The Culturist Union, 3129 Bull St. Savannah, GA, 31405

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Vanderbilt All-American player Carter Holton to host Baseball Clinic @ Benedictine Military School, Savannah

Saturday, July 30th, 2022

One-night baseball clinic in Savannah open to all rising 3rd-8th graders

Your young baseball player is invited to attend a one-night baseball clinic in Savannah featuring instruction from Vanderbilt player and Benedictine Carter Holton, the Benedictine Military School baseball coaches and players with focus on arm care, pitching, off season training, hitting, and fielding.

The clinic is for rising 3rd-8th graders.

Vanderbilt All-American Carter Holton is a former Benedictine Military School baseball standout. 

Participants should bring their bat, glove, helmet, baseball pants, cleats & turf shoes!
Refreshments and pizza will be provided after the clinic.

Space is limited to maintain a productive instructor / player ratio.

The Natural merchandise will be available for purchase.

Brian Parker Field @ Benedictine Military School
6502 Seawright Drive Savannah, GA 31406
6-8:30PM Fri., Aug. 12 2022
Fee: $50
Registration deadline: Wed. Aug. 10 2022

To sign up your child, please contact Coach Kevin Farmer @ 912.596.8149 or via email KEVIN.FARMER@BCSAV.NET

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(Georgia State Parks) Great Ogeechee Water Fight, Fort McAllister State Park, Richmond Hill

Saturday, July 30th, 2022

Labor Day Weekend 2022 @ Fort McAllister State Park, Richmond Hill

The Great Ogeechee Water Fight

Sun. Sept 4, 2022 (1-2PM)
Summertime is almost over why not go out with a bang? Bring your water blaster, super soaker, or entire H20 arsenal to a water fight extravaganza. Play games like fortress destruction, and soak a ranger, and end with free play. Pre-register by calling park office: 912-727-2339

Admission: $2
Parking fee: $5

Fort McAllister State Park
3894 Fort McAllister Road
Richmond Hill, GA 31324

Details here.

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(Savannah Fall Festivals 2022) Halloween Hike @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Friday, July 29th, 2022

Halloween Hike 2022 @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Take a walk with your Trick or Treaters​ down the forest trail @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah to meet and gather goodies from friendly animal characters in this years fully outdoor event. Mother Earth will be there to lead you to the path to the various character and candy stops along the hike.

25th Annual Halloween Hike Dates

Fri. Oct. 14 & Sat. Oct. 15 2022, 5-8PM

Advanced ticket reservations are Required and will be available for two sessions per evening to spread out visitation, reduce gatherings and allow proper parking. 

There will be no day of, or onsite sales. 

Tickets are non-refundable 

Tickets will be available in Fall 2022. We will announce on SouthernMamas.com when tickets are available.

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‘Healthy Me’ family event @ Savannah Children’s Museum, Aug. 27

Friday, July 29th, 2022

Savannah Children’s Museum ‘Healthy Me!’ event includes a Teddy bear clinic + Soccer Shots fun

Savannah Children’s Museum will host a day of healthy living and family fun, showcasing many health and wellness programs.

The event, called “Healthy Me!” will be Sat. Aug. 27 2022, 10AM-1PM @ Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd. Savannah, GA 31401.

Highlights include a soccer activities with Soccer Shots Savannah and a Teddy bear clinic with stuffed animals with Mercer Medical School. There will also be a dinosaur brushing activity, bike safety information and a fun balance bike obstacle course. A registered dietitian will provide info about healthy lunches and infused water. Savannah Children’s Museum educators will lead health and wellness-themed activities throughout the day.

“Healthy Me!” is included in the cost of Savannah Children’s Museum admission, $10 for all guests 18 months and older. Purchase tickets in advance online here. This event is FREE for Coastal Heritage Society members. Find info on how to become a member here.

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(Hilton Head Is. Fall Festivals 2022) Pumpkin Patch @ Shelter Cove Park

Friday, July 29th, 2022
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Halloween Costume Contest & Pumpkin Patch on Hilton Head Is.

Free event! Pumpkin Patch and fall festivities on Fri. Oct. 21 2022, 4-7PM.

Have the kids dress up and participate in the Halloween Costume Contest at 5:45PM.

Free bounce houses, pumpkins, and games! Train ride, concessions, rockwall sold separately.

Learn more here.

Shelter Cove Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island, SC, 29928

Creative Movement dance class for ages 6-9

Friday, July 29th, 2022

Ready to move class for all-skill levels @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Movement is for everyone and every body!

No dance experience required for this all levels class for ages 6-9 @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center. Come ready to move! For one hour a week we will stretch our imaginations and explore movement through music and dance! This class will build teamwork skills and confidence in a fun, creative environment.

Tuesdays at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center, 5-6PM. Ages 6-9. The six week session starts Aug. 16 2022. (PLEASE NOTE THE NEW TIME OF CLASS)

Register today online here

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(Savannah schools) Advanced Academics Academy in Pooler, PreK-7th grade

Friday, July 29th, 2022

Small classes @ Advanced Academics Academy

Advanced Academics Academy in Pooler offers small classes, hands-on learning, a customized curriculum with certified educators for PreK-7th grade.  

Advanced Academics Academy – a private, micro school – is now enrolling for the 2022-23 school year.

Advanced Academics offers: ability-based learning, cross-curricular projects, gifted certified educators & more.

Class size is limited for a great experience. 

Register today here.

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(Savannah Fall Festivals 2022) Hull Park Fall Festival + Pet & People Costume Contests

Friday, July 29th, 2022

You’re invited to the inaugural Hull Park Fall Festival happening Sat. Oct. 22 2022, 3-7PM, Savannah

Music, food, art, pets & people costume contests, kid zone and games for all.

Please RSVP for this event so organizers can plan. All are welcome to attend!

RSVP online here.

Free & open to the public

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2022, 3-7 PM

Hull Park @ 55th & Atlantic streets, Savannah, GA 31405

(Savannah Fall Festivals 2022) Tybee Island Pirate Fest + Free Parade

Friday, July 29th, 2022

Tybee Island Pirate Fest 2022 Oct. 6-8

It will be a scaled down version for 2022 with plans to bring the fest back in full force in 2023.

The 2022 festival will include the ball at The Original Crab Shack on Thurs. Oct. 6 2022 and the parade on Sat. Oct. 8 2022.

Festival will grounds will be open with vendors and live music Fri. Oct. 7 5-11PM as well as Sat. Oct. 8 2022 from 11AM-11PM.

Learn more here.

(Savannah Halloween) Wag-o-Ween Weekend 2022

Friday, July 29th, 2022

Wag-O-Ween Weekend 2022 is a pet-friendly community event that takes place in downtown Savannah and attracts 1000+ yearly participants.

Money raised supports local animal rescues in their mission to place pets in ‘furever’ homes, subsidize no-barrier community spay and neuter, and support community education programs.

This year’s event will take place over two days – Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 22-23 2022, from noon-5PM – to allow for a less-crowded trick or treat route and social distancing at treat stops.

2022 swag bags, wristbands, and maps will be available for purchase both Saturday and Sunday at WoW registration booths ands pre-order

Pre-orders available now online here.

Please wear masks during these outdoor contact with vendors and treat stops.

Learn more here. 

Registration open for Fall 2022 Savannah golf classes for kids

Friday, July 29th, 2022

Fall 2022 Golf Classes for ages 5-12 in Savannah including free intro clinics

We know that learning to play golf can be an overwhelming and frustrating experience if you don’t have a clear plan!

That is why the A-SWING Junior Golf Academy in Savannah provides kids with the most effective developmental programs and technology to learn to play golf, even if you as a parent don’t play. 

Give your child a gift that will last a lifetime by enrolling today.  Visit www.MyJuniorGolfer.com or call Coach Paul at 912-655-9119 for more information.

The A-SWING Academy provides your child the only Certified PGA professional instruction and a developmental curriculum.  The A-SWING Academy curriculum allows your child to learn and improve at their pace.  And each week, the kids will have a “Character Word” and a “Legend of the Game” to learn about, which will tie into that week’s instruction. 

Golf provides your child the skills to play a sport that will last a lifetime, while also developing their character in areas of honesty, integrity  and perseverance.  Class sizes are limited to 8 kids so your child will receive a lot of individualized attention.

Visit www.MyJuniorGolfer.com to learn more or register or call Coach Paul at 912-655-9119 to ask for guidance.

FREE Intro Junior Golf Class for ages 8-12, Sat. Aug. 13 or Sat. Aug. 20 2022, 9-10:30AM. Register online here.

FREE Intro Junior Golf Class for ages 5-7, Sat Aug. 13 or Sat. Aug. 20 2022, 10:30AM-Noon. Register online here.

Fall Semester of clinics start the week of Aug. 23 2022. Classes for ages 8-12 & for ages 5-7. Find class dates that work for your schedule & register online here.

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(Savannah Fall Festivals 2022) The Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival, Richmond Hill

Friday, July 29th, 2022

The Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival, Oct. 14-16, 2022 @ J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival 2022 in Richmond Hill just outside of Savannah features live music, amusement rides, arts & crafts, and seafood.

Headlining the event is country hitmaker John Michael Montgomery, with “Strawberry Wine” songstress Deana Carter as direct support. Up-and- coming artists Warren Zeiders and Maggie Baugh,
will kick off the evening.

Advance ticket sales available at goseafoodfestival.com .

Saturday ticket prices vary for different age groups. Admission is free for children five and younger
until 5PM tickets for attendees ages six through 15 cost $18 and are $20 for ages 16 and
older. Tickets purchased at the gate after 5PM are $35 for all ages.

Learn more here

(Savannah pediatricians) Coastal Care Partners on Skidaway Island now offers concierge pediatrics

Wednesday, July 27th, 2022

Concierge Pediatric Clinic, Savannah

Coastal Care Partners in the Village on Skidaway Island welcomes Dr. Kelsey Alexander, board certified pediatric physician, and Sam Bossak, pediatric nurse practitioner.

Dr. Kelsey Alexander, a Pediatrics Specialist, will head Coastal Care Partners’ new Concierge Pediatric Clinic on Skidaway Island in Savannah.

Dr. Alexander’s concierge pediatrics practice accepts traditional insurance with a small monthly membership fee. By keeping a limited number of patients in the practice, Dr. Alexander can give your family the time and attention they deserve. This Concierge Pediatric Clinic serves all of Savannah and surrounding areas.

Join before Sept. 1 2022 for no enrollment fee.

Learn more here.

Coastal Care Partners, 4B Skidaway Village Walk, Savannah, GA 31411, 912.598.6312

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The Speech Clinic of the Coastal Empire provides speech and occupational therapy

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

The Speech Clinic of the Coastal Empire in Savannah & Wilmington Is.

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And we’re off to another year of learning!

The Speech Clinic of the Coastal Empire is here to help kids and their families make the most of the school year, by providing one-on-one speech therapy services with their amazing certified therapists.

The Speech Clinic has two convenient locations: Midtown Savannah (130 Stephenson Ave) and Wilmington Island (315 Johnny Mercer Blvd), and they are also happy to work with your child at your child’s preschool/daycare setting.

To make an appointment, please contact The Speech Clinic office: 912 712 3999.

Let’s make the most of this new school year!

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Kindermusik Savannah evening weekly class

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

We’re excited to introduce the newest Kindermusik class, starting next week!: Little Stars, meeting Monday evenings at 6:30PM for ages 0-7.

First class is Aug. 1 2022

In this high-energy, fun-filled class for the whole family, you’ll engage in instrument exploration, movement and dancing, keeping a beat, listening activities, musical story time, and more; growing children’s cognitive, physical, and socio-emotional skills in a playful group environment. Make new friends and share sweet family bonding moments as you play, laugh, dance, and sing together.

Enroll your child here or call 912-988-5397. 

Kindermusik…A Good Beginning Never Ends.

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New youth & adult dance classes @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Register for new dance classes for ages 2 & older @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Dance classes for ages 2 & up are back at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center beginning Aug. 15 2022. Engaging, movement-based classes will develop imagination, memory, and coordination.

Learn more and register online here.

Parent/Child Movement (Tuesdays, Ages 2-3)

Interactive Bonding time through play, song, and dance

Pre-Ballet (Tuesdays, Ages 4-5)

For preschoolers taking their very first dance class

Creative Movement (Tuesdays, Ages 6-9)

Explore movement through dance and music

Intro to Ballet (Wednesdays, Ages 6-8)

Build a mind body connection while learning basic ballet terminology

Beginning Ballet (Wednesdays, Ages 9-11)

Meet at the barre and develop technique, grace, and imagery tools

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Adult dance classes @ Savannah Cultural Arts

Parents, want to dance too? There are many dance classes for adults from African to Musical Theater.

Review all classes and register online here.

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Free admission to Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah Children’s Museum Saturday for BOA customers

Monday, July 25th, 2022

Bank of America credit and debit cardholders receive FREE general admission to four cultural attractions in Savannah this Sat. Aug. 6 2022.

The Bank of America Museums on Us program offers FREE weekend general admission to Bank of America, Merrill and Bank of America Private Bank credit and debit cardholders on the first full weekend of each month.

Georgia State Railroad Museum: Diesel caboose rides on the hour from 10AM- 3PM (last ride at 3PM)

Check the Train Ride Schedule to experience a Site Tour by Train on a historic steam or diesel locomotive!

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Savannah Children’s Museum: “Wonders of Weather”

Visitors of all ages can explore the “Wonders of Weather” through fun activities and crafts. The museum is currently entirely outdoors and features over a dozen exhibits designed to expand the imaginations of children including an exploration maze, a reading nook and a sensory garden.

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Savannah History Museum: (Saturday only) Loyalists & Liberty Battlefield Tours

Learn about the American Revolution in Savannah. Experience a black powder demonstration, immerse yourself in 1779 Savannah, and hear about the personalities that shaped the city’s fight for freedom.

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Pin Point Heritage Museum: (Saturday only) Experience the Gullah/Geechee culture first hand.

For nearly 100 years, the community of Pin Point was quietly isolated on the banks of the Moon River just south of Savannah. Explore the refurbished museum complex and experience multimedia presentations, exciting exhibits and unparalleled views of the marsh

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Use the Bank of America Museums on Us Location Finder tool to search for participating cultural attractions, understand any applicable new admission protocols at Museums on Us partner institutions, and to check with museums directly for operating hours.

Present your Bank of America, Merrill or Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) credit or debit card along with a photo ID to gain free general admission to any participating institution during the first full weekend (Saturday and Sunday) of each month. Cardholders only; guests are not eligible for free admission. Program excludes fundraising events, special exhibitions and ticketed shows. Not to be combined with other offers.

Registration open for ages 5-18 for Coastal Youth Choirs/Savannah Children’s Choir, Inc. for 2022-23

Monday, July 25th, 2022

Register your student for Coastal Youth Choirs/Savannah Children’s Choir, Inc. 2022-23, Savannah

Registration is open to sign up your student for rehearsals for Coastal Youth Choirs/Savannah Children’s Choir, Inc. for 2022-23.

The goal of Coastal Youth Choirs/Savannah Children’s Choir, Inc. is to unite children and youth ages 5-18 in greater Savannah and the Lowcountry through song.

Rehearsals begin the week of Aug. 15 2022. Open to students ages 5-18.

Learn more here.

Questions? Call 704-965-3445 or email info@savannahchoir.org.

About Coastal Youth Choirs/Savannah Children’s Choir, Inc.

Savannah Children’s Choir, now Coastal Youth Choirs, has developed a reputation for excellence in the city, county, and beyond. In addition to tours in the United States, the Premier Choir has performed in England, Ireland, and France and has also appeared on television in South Korea. The singers have experienced artist residencies with world-renowned singers and clinicians.

After sixteen years, this nonprofit’s mission remains the same – to unite, mentor, and transform the children and youth of greater Savannah and the Low Country into responsible, creative, and confident leaders through excellence in choral performance and music education.

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Healthy packed-school lunch ideas from SouthCoast Health nutritionist

Monday, July 25th, 2022

SouthCoast Health nutritionist Rebekah Laurance shares tips for healthy lunch ideas for the back to school season

SouthCoast Health nutritionist Rebekah Laurance joined WTOC’s Morning Break team in their kitchen to provide an on-air demo of various healthy packed-school lunch ideas, which included using groceries and leftovers you may have already in your kitchen for your student to take to school for lunchtime.

The Savannah nutritionist also gave suggestions of food staples to consider purchasing for packed lunches when you are preparing your grocery list. 

Learn more here.

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(Pooler schools) Savannah Adventist Christian School, preschool-9th grade

Monday, July 25th, 2022

Savannah Adventist Christian School, Pooler

School searching in Pooler?

Check out Savannah Adventist Christian School, which offers quality, Christian education in Pooler.

Savannah Adventist Christian School offers preschool starting at age 3 through 9th grade.

Savannah Adventist Christian School is a small, private school with a family feel and Christian curriculum. Limited preschool & pre-K space still available!

Find more information here or call (912) 748-5977 or email info@sacssda.org

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Aladdin & Encanto @ Lucas Theatre, Savannah

Monday, July 25th, 2022

Disney Classics during Summer 2022 @ Lucas Theatre in Savannah

A beloved Lucas Theatre summer tradition: classic Disney films.

Share the magic of the big screen with the next generation at these Sunday matinee screenings of classic Disney films featuring themed giveaways, special guests, and other surprises @ Lucas Theatre in Savannah. .

Tickets are $5 for SCAD Card holders, students, seniors, and military; $8 general admission; and FREE for children 12 and younger.

Here’s the Summer 2022 schedule:

Aladdin, 3PM Sun. Aug. 7 2022. Purchase tickets online here.

Encanto, 3PM Sun. Aug. 14 2022. Purchase tickets online here.

Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401

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My First Movie certificates

Disney Summer Classics are the perfect way to introduce little ones to the magic of the movies and we think that’s something worth celebrating. So any child having their first in-theater experience at the Lucas Theatre will receive special recognition and go home with keepsakes remembering their special day.

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Latch Breastfeeding Support, Classes in Savannah

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) are available @ Latch Breastfeeding Support in Savannah to help with your infant feeding needs.  

Yes, trusted breastfeeding support is available in the Savannah area!

Since 2015 Latch has worked closely with Savannah-area families, physicians, and other health and wellness practitioners.  They strive to provide information regarding infant feeding behavior and the principles of milk supply, along with safe bottle and formula feeding practices. 

The goal of Latch is to address the confusion that often surrounds infant feeding so that you can meet your feeding goals, enjoy your early months of parenthood, and nourish your baby.

Whether you are exclusively breast breeding, bottle feeding, or a combination of both – the IBCLCs at Latch are here to help, from the early days and throughout your journey.

Latch’s services include: prenatal and postpartum group classes as well as one-on-one feeding consultations – both breast and bottle – once baby has arrived.

Book an appointment online or check your insurance coverage here.

Contact Latch @ 912-306-4619 or via email: hello@latchsav.com

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