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Savannah Summer Camps 2016: Snapology Robotics, Computer Programming, Lego® Star Wars & more

February 4th, 2016

Snapology Savannah classes, summer camps If your kids like LEGO® Bricks, they’ll LOVE this: Snapology of Savannah.

But shhh. Don’t tell them it’s educational.

Snapology of Savannah offers summer camps & after-school classes. We’ll tell you about both below.

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Summer Camps 2016
Registration opens in March
Locations will be Savannah Country Day School and The Bryan County Community Education Program in Richmond Hill.

ROBOTICS Camps
Inventors Club Robotics (ages 7+)
Snapoloy’s Space Wars Robotics (ages 7+)

COMPUTER PROGRAMING Camps
snAPP Video Game Design (ages 8+)

THEMED Camps (ages 5-10)
Lego® Star Wars
Minecraft®
Ninjas
Friends®

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2016 Summer Camps @ Savannah Country Day School

May 31-June 3
9:30am-12:30pm Star Wars®
1:30-4:30 Video Game Design

June 6- June 9
9:30-12:30 Space Wars Robotics
1:30-4:30 Inventors Robotics

June 13- June 16
9:30-12:30 Minecraft
1:30-4:30 Inventors Robotics

*To register for the camps listed above and for camp descriptions and more information please go to the
Savannah Country Day School website here and click on the Summer Programs tab. Registration forms can be found on the website. Registration opens in March.

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2016 Summer Camps Bryan Co. Community Education Program, Richmond Hill

June 20-June 23
9AM-Noon Video Game Design
1-4PM Ninjas

June 27-June 30
9AM-Noon Minecraft®
1-4PM Space Wars Robotics

July 11-July 14
9-Noon Star Wars®
1-4PM Inventors WeDo Robotics

July 18-July 21
9AM-Noon Minecraft®
1-4PM Lego® Friends

*To register for the Bryan Co. Community Ed camps and for camp descriptions and more information please stop by 120 Constitution Way Richmond Hill or call 912-459-5116.

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After-School Snapology Classes continue through May at:

-Bryan Country Community Education Program in Richmond Hill (120 Constitution Way, Richmond Hill phone number is 912-459-5116)
-Savannah Country Day School (see school website here for after school program information and registration forms)
-Savannah Christian Prep School (see school website here for after school program information and registration forms)
-St. Elizabeth’s Church Preschool (see Snapology of Savannah website here for more information or ask the child’s teacher for more information on Snapology classes at this school).

Snapology of Savannah offers after-school classes, summer camps & birthday parties, savannah.snapology.com, Snapology of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

FREE entrance to museums & historical sites on Super Museum Sunday 2016

February 4th, 2016

Free museum admission Super Museum Sunday Coastal Heritage Society FREE admission to museums, historic sites on Super Museum Sunday, Feb. 7

Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday 2016 is this Sun. Feb. 7 when various museums and historical sites in the Savannah area are free and open to the public.

See the list of participating Super Museum Sunday Sites here. 

Various sites will have free admission on Sun. Feb. 7 2016, from noon – 4pm, unless alternate hours are listed.

All Coastal Heritage Society sites – Savannah Children’s Museum, Georgia State Railroad Museum, Fort Jackson, Savannah History Museum – will be open & free.

*Georgia State Railroad Museum, 655 Louisville Rd, Savannah, GA
*Old Fort Jackson, 1 Fort Jackson Rd, Savannah, GA
*Pin Point Heritage Museum, 9924 Pin Point Ave, Savannah, GA
*Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd, Savannah, GA
*Savannah History Museum, 303 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA
Cost: FREE!

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colonial-faire-lgFREE Colonial Faire and Muster 2016

Saturday & Sunday, 10AM- 4PM Feb 6 & 7 2016
Wormsloe Historic Site, 7601 Skidaway Rd, Savannah  31406.
Experience life in Colonial Georgia during the 18th century with a military encampment, sutler’s row, craft demonstrations, military demonstrations, and period music and dance. Food concessions will be available. Free. 912-353-3023.

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FOR MORE FREE SAVANNAH AREA KIDS’ EVENTS, CLICK HERE. 

Kids Super Bowl Sunday Special & More @ Jumping Jacks of Savannah

February 4th, 2016

Jumping Jacks of Savannah

Jumping Jacks of Savannah  indoor inflatable play center has a whole lot of indoor fun happening during February 2016.

Super Bowl Sunday
Sunday Feb. 7
Bring the kids to play while the game is on at home. Jumping Jacks will double your game cards up to $10.

Valentine’s Day
Sunday Feb. 14
Valentine’s means love and who doesn’t love chocolate. Jumping Jacks will have lots of specials including FREE chocolate.
Kids can make a Valentine card for Mom or Grandma and choose a gift for Dad or Grandpa.

Customer Appreciation Dollar Day
Sunday Feb. 21
Jumping Jacks wants to thank you for supporting their business. It’s Dollar Day with lots of in-house specials.

Tooth Fairy Day
Sunday Feb. 28
It’s National Tooth Fairy Day
Show Jumping Jacks your toothless smile (or a picture) and get a free $5 game card.
Haven’t lost a tooth yet? Bring your fairy wings or a picture of your favorite fairy and claim your $5 game card.

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Book your Party Today-912.920.2474

Jumping Jacks is a locally-owned fun center with huge inflatables, over 50 arcade games, mini-bowling, laser tag, a large concession counter and the best redemption counter in the Savannah area.

With almost 20,000 square feet, there are 4 party rooms and six jump zones including one for children ages 6 and younger.

Like their Facebook page here to stay connected about their specials.

912.920.2474

FOR DETAILS ON JUMPING JACKS BIRTHDAY PARTY PACKAGES & DISCOUNTS, CLICK HERE. 

Jumping Jacks,  On Facebook here. 5918 Ogeechee Rd, Savannah, Georgia 31419, 912-920-2474, email jumpn.jacks@yahoo.com, On Twitter here, www.jumpingjacksga.com Jumping Jacks is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Stress-free children’s birthday parties with Scribble’s Mini Art Parties

February 4th, 2016

Mini Art Parties Children Birthday parties Savannah STRESS FREE Savannah children’s birthday parties do exist.

Try one of Scribble Art Studio Mini Art Parties in Savannah for a fun, stress free kids’ party.

Easy-Peasy and affordable. Mini Art Parties are as easy as can be. Kids love them and so do parents. Scribble takes care of everything but the refreshments.

Perfect for those younger artists, plus no need for goody bags

Did you know that Scribble also does party invitations? They have several options to choose from and can also do custom orders.

Call 912-713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com for more info.

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah also offers private & group art classes, summer art camps, adult art parties & children’s birthday parties, both in the studio & at-home DIY art birthday kits. For gifts, Scribble as art kits & gift certificates. For more information, contact artist Carrie Christian at (912) 713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com  . Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Stroller Strong Moms of Savannah: a good fit for you

February 3rd, 2016

Stroller Strong Moms Savannah

Sure, at first glance this looks like a picture of Stroller Strong Moms of Savannah mamas hard at work.

But what else does this picture capture? It shows the four mamas who are EIGHT months pregnant who safely and amazingly impress Stroller Strong Moms instructors with their dedication and badass baby brewing abilities.

It shows the mamas who ALREADY got in a run before class and the ones who stayed after to put in MORE work.

It shows the THREE new moms at class today who killed the workout, and the moms who have been here since it first started.

It shows THIRTY FOUR driven and inspiring ladies who Stroller Strong Moms instructors have the pleasure of teaching each day.

If you’ve ever wondered if Stroller Strong Moms of Savannah is a good fit for you, the answer is YES and they can’t wait for you to join their village!

Note: This picture does not show the adorable couple who stopped to awe at this group of fit ladies (and maybe take a picture or two).

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Stroller Strong Moms of Savannah has 11 classes a week in four different locations, M-F. During February 2016, class times are 10-11AM. Your first class is FREE!

Learn more here. 

Stroller Strong Moms’ seasoned instructors have a knack for finding your limits and pushing you past them.

Newcomers are welcome. First class is free.

Check the Stroller Strong Moms web siteFacebook page for updates, as this every growing group of moms are always adding classes and events.

Stroller Strong Moms, 12 East Park Ave. Savannah, 31401, email info@strollerstrongmoms.com On Facebook here. On Twitter herewww.strollerstrongmoms.com/wp/  Stroller Strong Moms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah Summer Camps 2016: St. Peter’s Cheer Camp, Wilmington Is.

February 3rd, 2016

St. Peter the Apostle Summer Cheer Camp 2016 Savannah Wilmington Island St. Peter’s 10th Annual Cheerleading Camp, Wilmington Island

When: Mon. June 6 – Fri. June 10 2016
Where: St. Peter’s Parish Center,
7020 Concord Road
Savannah, GA 31410
Time: 9AM until noon
Who: Pre-K3 girls thru 6th grade
Cost: $50 for one week of camp: This includes camp T-shirt, drink & snack each day and a surprise on Friday. Girls not registered and paid by June 1 will pay $55.

Camp organizers are looking forward to another successful Cheerleading Camp with loads of fun. The girls will learn cheers, dance, practice stunts and tumbling, play games and do arts and crafts.

All girls will perform in a show on Friday.

There will be great camp coaches working with the campers and performing for the campers this year.

Register

Download a registration form here.  

Register ASAP. The camp fills up fast. Only the first 100 are accepted.

For more info, click here. Questions? Email Erin Ducey Thompson at Erinsrfs@aol.com or call 912-507-5660.

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. 

Shopping, food, fashion & health @ The Southern Women’s Show Savannah, Feb. 26-28

February 3rd, 2016

Southern Women's Show Savannah 2016

Fab fashions and serious shopping?  Check. 

Firefighter Fashion Show?  Oh yes! 

Savory samples and cooking classes?  YUM!  That’s right, the Southern Women’s Show is back, celebrating 13 years of Food, Fashion and Fun, and you don’t want to miss it. 

Grab your mom, sister or girlfriend and spend the day – or weekend – doing everything you love! 

Shop hundreds of boutiques, indulge in a makeover from Clinique, watch chefs in action and enjoy a complimentary glass of wine Friday & Saturday after 5pm (visit www.SouthernWomenShow.com for coupon).

The Southern Women’s Show will be at The Savannah International Trade & Convention Center Feb. 26-28 2016.

Hours

Friday: 10am-8pm
Saturday: 10am-7pm
Sunday: 12pm-6pm

Admission

Adults: $10 at the door
Online Advance: $8
Group: (10 or more; Advance Only) $7
Youth: $5 (ages 6-12)
Children under 6 FREE with paying adult
Advanced discount tickets available at Walgreens starting on 2/1/16 at 17 locations. $7 Adult / $5 Youth.
Special Pricing: $5 after 5pm on Friday only
Re-Admission: Tickets for 2nd day admission can be purchased for $5 during your initial visit (with your ticket stub) at the Show Office.

Parking

$5 per car

Old Savannah Tours will offer complimentary trolley service from the overflow parking at the racetrack on Saturday.

Learn more here. 

Discount on Gigi’s Cupcakes Savannah online Valentines orders before Feb. 4

February 3rd, 2016

Valentines discount Gigi's Cupcakes Savannah

Gigi’s Cupcakes of Savannah  is offering 10% off online orders now until Feb. 4. Go online & place your Valentine’s Day order to get 10% off with code “VDAY10” at www.gigiscupcakesusa.com/orderahead.

Valentine’s gift ideas & treats include: Mini Smooch Box, Cheesecakes, Valentine’s Cupcakes & more.

Place your Valentine’s Day order online at GigisCupcakesUSA.com/orderahead.

Stay connected with Gigi’s on Facebook here.

Valentine’s Weekend Hours: Gigi’s Cupcakes Savannah will be open on Valentine’s Day 10AM – 6PM Sat. Feb. 14.

Gigi’s Cupcakes of Savannah, 5521 Abercorn St, Suite 100,  912.349.2778 or email savannahga@gigiscupcakesusa.com,www.gigiscupcakesusa.com/savannahgeorgia. On Facebook here. Gigi’s Cupcakes of Savannah is a SouthernMamas advertiser.

Children’s Swim Lessons in Savannah

February 2nd, 2016

Chances are this unseasonably warm weather in early February has you yearning for beach and pool time. What better time to get the kids ready for swim season.

Starfish Swim Lessons in Savannah are offered at Chatham Aquatic Center, Savannah, 7240 Sallie Mood Drive
Savannah, 31406-3991
(912) 652-6793
Each session consists of 8 lessons.
Click here for the February 2016 schedule.

StarBabies (Ages 6 months – 36 months)
The purpose of this course is to build off of the skills and love of the water learned in StarBabies. The course does not teach children to be accomplished swimmers; it does prepare young children for the SeaSprites level of the Starfish Swim School. One parent or trusted caregiver must be in the water with each child. Swim diapers are required.

SeaSprites (Ages 3-5)
Designed to meet the needs of pre-schoolers, this class will develop a high comfort in the water, a readiness to swim, and for those children who are developmentally ready, teach beginning swim skills. Students work toward development of the five core swimming competencies and receive color level patches for each achievement. Approaches teaching skills through creative, fun activities.

swim lessons in Savannah SeaStars (Ages 6-8)
Students work toward development of the five core swimming competencies and receive color level patches for each achievement. The color levels are used to divide students into broad ability groups. Children progress at individual rates with the opportunity to learn the core swimming skills and progress to advanced strokes. Learning is self-paced but challenging.

SwimStars (Ages 9 & Older)
Students are divided by age group (Ages 9 – 14, Adults) Classes are taught along the same philosophy as SeaStars.

StrokeStars (Any age that meets skill prerequisite)
Swimmers refine freestyle and learn stroke technique for backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly and more!

AngelFish
The AngelFish program is designed to meet the needs of your special needs child. These classes are taught along the same philosophy as the Starfish Swim School. The classes will provide necessary teaching adaptations and or adaptive equipment that may be required to make your child as independent and successful in the water as possible. Private lessons are available for children and adults of all ages.

 

FOHTY Menu For Pick-Up Feb. 5, Savannah

February 2nd, 2016

FOHTY SCAD Bon Appetit complete meal pick up Savannah

Have you simplified your Fridays yet with Bon Appétit’s complete meal pick-up program, FOHTY (Foe-Tee). (From Our House To Yours)?

This is the week to do so.

Each FOHTY meal is made from scratch in their kitchen to be served in yours.

FOHTY is designed to feed four people for $27 and includes main entrée, two sides and dessert.

If you are interested in ordering this week’s menu selection please send an email with FOHTY in the subject line to heather.carbone@cafebonappetit.com.

Orders should be placed by Thursday Feb. 4 at 2PM and will be ready for payment and pick-up at JO’s Café (201 W. Oglethorpe Ave. Savannah, 31401) on Friday Feb. 5 between 3-6pm.

Each meal is prepared and properly cooled in our kitchen and will be provided with proper reheating instructions. Forms of payment accepted are SCAD cash, dining dollars, cash or credit.

THIS DEAL IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Learn more here. 

SCAD’s Cafe Bon Appetit, 201 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah, 31401 SCAD’s Cafe Bon Appetit is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Half Off Disney Cruise Deposit

February 2nd, 2016

Disney Cruise Deals 2016 Limited Time Offer – Half Off Disney Cruise Deposit

Experience the magic of a Disney Cruise this year, and for a limited time your deposit is half off.  

The Disney travel gurus at Two Sisters Travel have shared all of the details with Southern Mamas.

Book a Disney cruise 7-nights or longer departing August – December 2016, and pay only half of the required deposit.

Disney Cruise Line offers a unique vacation experience that blends entertainment and adventure with comfort and convenience.

There is something for everyone on a Disney cruise: relaxing “me” time for the adults, imaginative fun for the kids and exciting family time for all. Every voyage features the world-class hospitality that only Disney can provide, and of course, all of your favorite characters.

Make 2016 THE year to spend more quality time with the ones you love.

Contact Tara McCoy at Two Sisters Travel for a Disney Cruise quote and set sail on a magical voyage you and your loved ones will treasure forever.

Tara McCoy, Vacation Specialist at Two Sisters Travel

843.284.3241

Become a Facebook fan at facebook.com/twosisterstravel

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Savannah schools: Free showing of documentary on education

February 1st, 2016

12592731_782510718560518_3009124189429173292_nSt Andrew’s School in Savannah announces a special screening of the 2015 Sundance Documentary, “Most Likely to Succeed” this Saturday, Feb. 6 2016, 3-5PM @ the Jepson Center’s Auditorium in Savannah.

The feature-length documentary Most Likely to Succeed examines the history of education, revealing the growing conversation around how schools and learning should happen for our current students to best prepare them for their present and future success.

After the showing, the school invites the public to a conversation about best practices in education.

Please RSVP for this free event here

WHEN
Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, 3-5PM
WHERE
Jepson Center for the Arts
207 West York Ln
Savannah, GA 31401

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941, www.saintschool.com , email admission@saintschool.com On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Register now: Old Fort Jackson Family Campover 2016

February 1st, 2016

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Tickets are now on sale for Old Fort Jackson’s annual Family Campover March 4-5 2016 in Savannah.

Spend the night in Georgia’s oldest brick fort. Children will train as soldiers from the American Revolution and participate in a reenactment of the 1778 Battle of Savannah. Adults will train as Civil War soldiers and learn the drill for the 12 lb. howitzer, the fort’s historic cannon, plus fire the weapon. Dinner, snacks and breakfast will be provided.

Preregistration and prepayment are required.

Click here to register. Registration is limited to 80 participants.

PRICING (Includes all activities and food):

Adults (Ages 16+) $65**
Children (Ages 4-15) $45

** Activities for adult participants (ages 16 and up) will include training with and firing historical black powder weaponry which is reflected in this pricing structure.

This event is NOT appropriate for children younger than 4 years of age.

This year’s registration and tent setup will begin at 5pm and dinner will be served at 6:15pm, followed by many fun and exciting military activities. The night will end with s’mores, historic songs and games.

The next morning campers will rise, pack up their gear, enjoy breakfast and participate in the event closing ceremonies. 

Each ticket purchased for “Old Fort Jackson Family Campover” will support Coastal Heritage Society’s mission and expand their educational and interactive programs at Old Fort Jackson.

Old Fort Jackson
1 Fort Jackson Road
Savannah, GA 31404
912.232.3945

Coastal Heritage Society manages Old Fort Jackson, a historic fort located on the Savannah River three miles east of downtown Savannah, www.chsgeorgia.org/, Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah schools: Applications for 2016-17 Savannah-Chatham FREE pre-K available Feb. 23

February 1st, 2016

FREE pre-K Savannah Chatham public schools lottery Interested in applying for the free, state-funded Pre-K that’s available at some Savannah-Chatham public schools?

Learn more about the Savannah-Chatham free Pre-K program here. 

Pre-K applications for the free, lottery-funded Pre-K programs for 2016-17 at Savannah-Chatham County public schools will be available starting Feb. 23 2016.

Applications are due March 8 2016. The lottery will be April 5 2016.

In order to apply for the lottery, parents must provide the following documentation to the school prior to the March 8, 2016 deadline:
*Proof of Residence (current gas, water, electric bill, or lease)
*Certified Birth Certificate

This free, state-funded Pre-K is open to all children who are 4 years old on or by Sept. 1. Details here. 

Savannah Summer Camps 2016: Smart Camp @ St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School

January 31st, 2016

Smart Camp Savannah Summer Camps 2016 St. Peter the Apostle Wilmington Island

Saint Peter the Apostle School 2016 Summer Smart Camp
Campers will experience a variety of activities each day taught by St. Peter’s teachers including Math, Science, Art,Culinary Arts, Reading, Construction, American Girl and more. Fun & games too!

Open to the community. Children do not have to be students at St. Peter’s to attend.

2016 Camp Dates:
June 13-17 &
June 20-24
8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ages/Grades: Rising Pre-K 4 through rising 6th graders
Cost: $125 per week for first child, $100 per week for additional siblings.
Drop off: 8:00-8:30 a.m.
Extended care: $25 per wk per child; available from 3-5PM

Click here for the registration form.

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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.

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. 

Diesel Days Train Rides & Blacksmithing Demos @ Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah

January 30th, 2016

Train Rides Georgia State Railroad Museum

Georgia State Railroad Museum‘s Diesel Days begin Fri. Feb. 5 2016.

There will be site tours by Diesel Train at the following times through March 27:

Fridays and Saturdays @ 11AM 11:30AM, 1PM and 2PM
Sundays @ 1PM and 2PM

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Blacksmithing Demos

Get ready for Irons in the Fire 2016 a celebration of artist blacksmithing @ Georgia State Railroad Museum in Savannah.

On Sat. Feb. 27, the community is invited to attend an artisan blacksmithing demonstration from 10AM-4PM @ Georgia State Railroad Museum. A dozen blacksmiths from the Southeast will showcase their craft and fabricating items for purchase in the blacksmith shop.

The expert metalsmith artists will create a variety of designs using just the old world tools of fire, anvil and hammer to make their masterpieces. Please note that while many of the items will be for purchase, most sales are cash only.

Cost

The day-long event is open for the cost of general admission at Georgia State Railroad Museum, $10 for adults and $6 for children ages 2 to 12 years old.

The entire Georgia State Railroad Museum site will be open for exploring, so visitors are encouraged to walk through the historic railcars, experience the handcar and go on a guided Site Tour by Train.

Georgia State Railroad Museum, 655 Louisville Rd, Savannah 31401, 912-651-6823, chsgeorgia.org/GSRM, Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser