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Savannah Summer Camps 2016: Full-Day Art Camp for ages 6-12

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Full Day Summer Camps Savannah Art Summer Art Camp at the City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs studio

The City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs is now accepting registrations for its Summer Art Camp which takes place June 6 through July 29 from 9AM – 4:30PM Monday – Friday at Cultural Arts Studios at 9 West Henry St.

The full-day camp will offer children ages 6-12 an introduction to ceramics, fibers, jewelry and painting in age-appropriate group settings.

Camp fees per child per week are $150/$140 city residents (resides within the city limits of Savannah, pays city residential property taxes). Supplies and instructor fees are included and a non-spoiling bag lunch must be provided daily. There will be no camp the week of July 4-8.

Register here. 

The following sessions are still open:

Session 2 June 13 – 17 – Ages 6-8
Session 3 June 20 – 24 – Ages 9-12
Session 4 June 27 – July 1 – Ages 6-8
No camp the week of July 4 – 8
Session 5 July 11 – 15 – Ages 9-12
Session 6 July 18 – 22 – Ages 6-8

FOR MORE SUMMER CAMPS, CLICK HERE. 

FREE Family Day @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, May 7

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

FREE Family Days Telfair Museums Fun changes are happening at Telfair Museums in Savannah.

Here’s a peek:
– Kids 12 & younger are now free!
– Instead of single site passes, it’s $20 for all three sites, which includes daily architectural tours at the Jepson Center & Mansion to Museum tours at the Telfair Academy.
– New at Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center – daily art activities in the drop-in studio from 1-4PM. The activities are not just for kids but for all ages including adults. APRIL: Art in Bloom: Make tissue paper flower crowns. Learn more here. 

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FREE Family Days @ Telfair Museums

Free Family Days are held one Saturday a month from 1-4PM @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center (unless otherwise noted). Attend five Free Family Days & receive a 20% discount on any Telfair art class. Come to 10 Free Family Days & win a free 3D printed mini-me sculpture.

Upcoming FREE Family Days

May 7
State of the Art: Savannah Community
1-4PM
Savannah is bursting with artistic talent. Telfair wants to celebrate it! Enjoy local contemporary art. Meet some of the fabulous artists & art groups making art in our community. Take part & make some art of your own!

Sat. June 11
Juneteenth Festival
Jepson Center
Juneteenth is the oldest celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Free and open to the public, this annual festival features live performances and hands-on art activities for all ages, celebrating Savannah’s history and Gullah Geechee heritage. The festival begins with an interactive performance by Jamal Toure and other local storytellers, followed by demonstrations by traditional artists throughout the region. Children can experiment with crafts and try their hand at a variety of artmaking projects. A special highlight of the afternoon includes a live concert by reunited members of the Gospelaires, a legendary a cappella vocal group from Pin Point, offering a rare treat to the celebration.

Sat., July 9
Prints at the Telfair Academy
Telfair Museums has an incredible collection of prints, but they are not always on display. This Free Family Day gives you a chance to glimpse some of these amazing works in the historic Telfair Academy, featuring master artists such as Rembrandt and Whistler. You can also try your hand at different printmaking techniques to create masterpieces of your own!

JEPSON CENTER
207 W. York St.

TELFAIR ACADEMY
121 Barnard St.

OWENS-THOMAS HOUSE
124 Abercorn St.

Follow Telfair Museums on Facebook here. 

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Kids’ Drawing Contest: Win an art kit & week of summer camp from Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Scribble Art Kit Savannah

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah Kids’ Drawing Contest

Kids can win this art kit pictured here that’s filled with art supplies and a week of summer camp @ Scribble Art Studio in Savannah.

Art Camp Giveaway drawing contest Scribble Art Studio

To enter to win, kids can do their own drawing of this cat pictured here, then post a photo of the drawing on Scribble Art Studio’s Facebook wall here.

A winner will be selected at random & will be announced here & on the SouthernMamas.com Facebook page.

Deadline to enter to win is 11 PM this Sun. May 1. 

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Summer Art Camp Savannah Scribble

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah offers a summer camp mix & match deal where parents can buy a week of summer camp and break it up throughout the summer.

Perfect for those who can’t commit to a solid week of camp.

This applies to all Scribble camps in Savannah

25% Early Bird Discount: A week of camp is $139 if you register by May 1 (regular price is $185)

Learn more here. 

Savannah location: 212 E 37th St, Savannah, 31401

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah offers art summer camps 2016 for little & big kids.

Art camp for ages 4-7 is Mon-Fri. 10AM-1PM. Weekly sessions run May 30-Aug. 5 2016.

Art Camp for ages 8+ is Mon-Fri. 3-5PM. Weekly sessions run June 6-July 29 2016.

Dates for older kids camps: June 6-10 Sewing; June 13-17 Mixed Media: June 27-July 1 Painting; July 11-15: Alternative Painting; July 25-29 Comics & Cartooning.

Cost: $185/week

Discounts

Early Bird Registration Discount: 25% off $139/week for those who register by May 1.

To learn more about Scribble’s summer camps, art classes & children’s birthdays in Savannah, click here or call 912-713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com

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

Bug Fest, Daily Programs & More @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Spring Fun @ Savannah Children's Museum

Bug Fest is coming in May. Save the date: Bug Fest 2016 will be Sat. May 28 @ Savannah Children’s Museum.

Savannah Children’s Museum also offers daily programs that are included in the purchase of your museum pass and free for members. Check out the list of daily programs for April and May below.

Sundays:
Wednesdays through Saturdays: 
Rockstar Reading at 11:30AM
Rockstar Reading at 10:30AM
Awesome Art at 12:30PM
Awesome Art at 11:30PM
Family Fitness at 1:30PM
Family Fitness at 12:30PM
Super Science at 2:30PM
Super Science at 1:30PM

SCHOOL YEAR HOURS:
Wednesday-Saturday: 10am-4pm
Sunday: 11am-4pm
Monday-Tuesday: Closed

On Mon. May 30, Savannah Children’s Museum will be open & will officially begin their summer hours. Enjoy SCM all summer long, Monday – Saturday: 9AM-2PM (closed Sundays) through Labor Day, Sept. 5.

Upcoming Coastal Heritage Society Events
Diesel Train Rides at GSRM
Take a site tour by rail and learn about the impact the Central of Georgia Railroad had on Savannah and the Southeast.
WHEN: Wednesdays – Sundays in May
COST:  Rides included in general admission, only $2 members!
National Train Day at GSRM
Celebrate Amtrak’s National Train Day with special programming and tours highlighting the importance of trains and railroads in the development of Savannah, Georgia.


WHEN: Saturday, May 7th
COST: Free for CHS members!
Bug Fest at SCM
Come enjoy the most Bug-tastic celebration of the year!
All ages will enjoy the activities, specimens, and special surprise guests that we have in store for the day.
WHEN: Saturday, May 28th
COST:  Free for members!
Special Program at OFJ
Explore the daily life of a soldier, while uncovering stories about the many individuals and units once stationed here.
Participate in a variety of activities appropriate for all ages, including marching, battle reenactments, heavy artillery drill and musket and cannon demonstrations.
WHEN: May 28th – 30th

WHERE: 

COST: 

 Free for members!

 

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Smart Start Nutrition Program series, each focusing on different aspects of a healthy lifestyle. 

Free for members or included with the cost of admission.

The focus is on physical activity & how to make smart choices about the energy we consume. There will be art, movement & literacy activities incorporated into the program & you’ll finish with a healthy snack. The whole family is encouraged to attend & participate.

Fabulous Fruits

Sunday, May 8, 12pm & 2pm

From talking texture and tastes to making our own model of a healthy fruit basket, we’re sure to have a great time learning about fabulous fruits. We’ll end the day by tasting different kinds of fruit and talking about how they help us grow.

See more here. 

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Sensory Soft Sundays for children with special needs

Savannah Children’s Museum will once again offer Sensory Soft Sunday on select Sundays throughout the year. Museum doors open early from 9AM- 11AM to families who have children with special needs or autism. Sensory Soft Sunday allows these families to make local connections and explore the SCM space without a crowd.

The number of attendees is limited, so please contact Jessica Paterson for pre-registration via email jpaterson@chsgeorgia.org

Cost

Tickets are $7.50 per person over the age of 18 months and free for members.

Upcoming dates include: May 15 & June 12.

Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, GA 31401, www.savannahchildrensmuseum.org, 912.651.6823 Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Monster High & Minecraft Parties @ Pooler art studio

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Minecraft Party in Savannah Pooler Monster High

Register your child for Monster High Party Saturday May 7, 3-5PM @ @ Everyone’s An Artist studio at 115 Canal St. in Pooler.

Parents accompany pre-registered child. $25 per child. 3 Monster High activities include, jewelry making, canvas painting and mini coffin decorating. Call to register. 912-755-4567.

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Minecraft Party

Register your child for Minecraft Party Saturday May 14, 3-5PM Everyone’s An Artist art studio. Parents accompany pre-registered child. $25 per child. 3 Minecraft related arts and crafts, including necklaces or keychains, canvas painting and more. Call to register. 912-755-4567

Everyone’s An Artist studio, 115 Canal St. Pooler, offers group & private art classes, birthday parties, kids’ movie nights, adult art parties & more. 912-755-4567. On Facebook here. Everyone’s An Artist studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Pooler Summer Art Camps 2016 @ Everyone’s An Artist studio

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Art Summer Camps for Kids Pooler Ga.

 

Summer Art Camps 2016 @ Everyone’s An Artist studio in Pooler

Weekly camps for ages 4 & older. 10AM-1PM. Cost: $185 per week.  Sibling & multi-week discounts available.

Register early, as these spots are sure to fill up fast. Call (912) 755-4567

Learn more here. 

Everyone’s An Artist studio, 115 Canal St. Pooler, offers group & private art classes, birthday parties, kids’ movie nights, adult art parties & more. 912-755-4567. On Facebook here. Everyone’s An Artist studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial @ Lucas Theatre, Savannah

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

ET movie in Savannah 2016Take the kids to see ET on the big screen.

The Lucas Theatre for the Arts in Savannah will show the 1982 hit at 8PM Sat. May 28.

Rated PG. 1 hour 55 minutes.

Happy Half Hour 7-7:30 you can enjoy half price beer & popcorn specials.

Tickets

$9 general admission or $6 student/senior/military. This includes a $1 per ticket Historic Preservation Fee for all tickets purchased. The fee is for the ongoing preservation and maintenance of the Lucas Theatre.
Also eligible for use with the Lucas Theatre Movie Pass. Available online or by calling 912-525-5050. You may pick up tickets in person at the Savannah Box Office at 216 E. Broughton Street, or at the Lucas one hour prior to show time.

Learn more here. 

Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah 31401

Summer Youth Art Camps for ages 10 & older @ The Studio School, Savannah

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Studio School Drawing Painting Summer Classes Savannah

Summer is about letting go, having fun and exploring. The Studio School in Savannah tailored their classes with this in mind.

Week-long Youth Art Summer 2016 Classes available for ages 10 & older.

​Pre-register by sending the week(s) and class(es) you are interested in to info@thestudioschoolsavannah.com.

See camps descriptions here.

Summer Youth Programs (weekdays)

May 31-June 3: Human Figure Drawing 101
9AM-3PM (4 day, no class Memorial Day)
Ages 12 & older
$275 includes model fees & materials
See camp description here.
Pre-register by sending the week(s) & class(es) you are interested in to info@thestudioschoolsavannah.com
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June 6- June 10: Intro to Cartooning and Sequential Art (comics)
9AM-3PM (5 day)
Ages 10 & older
$225 includes materials
See camp description here.
Pre-register by sending the week(s) & class(es) you are interested in to info@thestudioschoolsavannah.com
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June 13- June 17: All About Heads & Faces
9AM-3PM (5 Days)
Ages 10 & older
$225 includes materials
See camp description here.
Pre-register by sending the week(s) & class(es) you are interested in to info@thestudioschoolsavannah.com
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June 20-June 24: Characters from Fiction & Fantasy
9AM-3PM (5 day)
Ages 10 & older
$225 materials included
See camp description here.
Pre-register by sending the week(s) & class(es) you are interested in to info@thestudioschoolsavannah.com
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June 27- July 1: Personal Project Open Studio
9AM-3PM (5 day)
Ages 10 & older
$225 materials included
See camp description here.
Pre-register by sending the week(s) & class(es) you are interested in to info@thestudioschoolsavannah.com
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July 6-July 8: Classic Photography, Theory & Practice as related to the digital age
9AM-3PM (3 day)
Ages 12 & older
$135
See camp description here.
Pre-register by sending the week(s) & class(es) you are interested in to info@thestudioschoolsavannah.com
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July 11- July 15- Youth Camp TBA
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July 18-July 22: Still Life as Story
9AM-3PM (5 day)
Ages 12 & older
$225 materials included
See camp description here.
Pre-register by sending the week(s) & class(es) you are interested in to info@thestudioschoolsavannah.com
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July 25-July 29: Multiples of Mixed Media
9AM-3PM (5 day)
Ages 10 & older
$225 materials included
See camp description here.
Pre-register by sending the week(s) & class(es) you are interested in to info@thestudioschoolsavannah.com
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Stay connected by liking the Studio School on Facebook here. 

The Studio School, 1319 Bull Street, Suite B Savannah, 31401, tel. (912) 484-6415, email info@thestudioschoolsavannah.com thestudioschoolsavannah.com, The Studio School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah Chess Tournament open to elementary, middle & high school students, April 16

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Savannah Chess Tournament Habersham School 2016

Here’s a great way for your little chess players to meet other Savannah chess players and improve their game:

USCF (United States Chess Federation) Rated K – 12 Chess Tournament

April 16 2016 at The Habersham School
505 E. 54 St. Savannah.

Entry Fee: $12.

Trophies awarded to top 3 in each section (Elementary, Middle, High school)

Must have valid USCF (United States Chess Federation) membership. Becoming a member is easy. Click here to do so. Or contact Skyler Kelly at Skyler@ClubCheckmate.com or at (912) 604 1741 to preregister for the April 16 Savannah tournament.

Registration cap:50

Learn more about the Savannah chess club Club Checkmate by clicking here.   

Savannah Scottish Games 2016, May 7

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Savannah Scottish Games 2016Celebrate Scottish culture at the 40th Annual Scottish Games in Savannah.

Savannah Scottish Games will be Sat. May 7, 2016, 9AM-4:30PM at Bethesda Academy on historic Bynuh’s Field and will feature Scottish arts, entertainment & traditional Scottish ale and food. This year’s event includes entertainment by Stewart & Winfield and The Accomplices.

The games feature traditional Scottish dance performances by Highland dancers, traditional heavy athletic events like the Caber Toss and Hammer Throw, Border Collie skill demonstrations, and a wide variety of Celtic art available for purchase.

Over 20 Scottish Clans from throughout the country will be represented during the event, and attendees will also have the opportunity to discover their own Scottish and Celtic connections at the genealogy tent.

Tickets

$10 general admission, $5 with student or military ID, and free for children 10 and under.

For a full schedule of events and more information on the 40th Annual Savannah Scottish Games, visit www.savannahscottishgames.com.

Location

The games will be at Historic Bynah’s Field at Bethesda Academy
9520 Ferguson Ave.
Savannah, GA 31406
Click here for directions

Art classes for toddlers, pre-schoolers @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Scribble Art Studio art classes for toddlers

Yes there are art classes for toddlers & preschoolers in Savannah,

Thanks to Scribble Art Studio in Savannah, you can now start your young artist exploring and experimenting with art early.

Scribble presents “Experiment & Explore: Creative Learning for Little Ones” for ages 2 & older.

Classes will be 10-11AM Wednesdays April 13-May 4 2016.

Register here or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com or call 912-713-7376.

To learn more about Scribble’s summer camps, art classes & children’s birthdays in Savannah, click here or call 912-713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com

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

Telfair in Bloom kids’ events, Savannah, April 16

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Telfair Jepson Kids events Savannah Telfair in Bloom

April 14 – April 17
Jepson Center, 207 W York St

Telfair Academy Guild presents the inaugural Telfair in Bloom, a festival of art and flowers! Museum curators will choose paintings, sculptures, and works of decorative art from the permanent collection. Designers will interpret the art by creating floral arrangements that will remain on display during the entire four-day event, which includes an opening party, a lecture by a nationally-recognized speaker followed by a luncheon , plus additional lectures, demonstrations, and a children’s workshop.

See all the Telfair in Bloom events here.

Kid-friendly events include:

Lecture and Café à la Rose
Saturday, April 16, 10am
Jepson Center
Tickets $35
Reserve your tickets online here

Local cinema lecturer Keller Jones will share her insights and enthusiasm for flowers in film in a presentation, Magnolias, Roses and Dahlias: The Power of Flowers in Film. Enjoy one last chance to view the flowers while enjoying tea and scones, Café à la Rose, and floral scented treats. Children’s activities for young budding artists will also be going on throughout the day.

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MORE FAMILY FRIENDLY TELFAIR EVENTS

Art Start: Stroller and Toddler Tours
3rd Thursday of Every Month
10:30-11:30AM
$5 per child / adult members free / adult non-members $20

Start your day with art with our new and combined programs! Once a month, our youngest patrons are invited to the museum for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here. Come play and learn with us!
APRIL 21
Collecting Landmark Events with Art
MAY 19
Elvis at 21: Positive and Negative Shapes
JUNE 16
Sculpture: Dynamic Forms in Play-Doh
JULY 21
State of the Art: Mixed Media and Collage

Register here.
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Free Family Days

1-4PM on one Saturday each month

Sat. April 23
Technology Then and Now at the Owens-Thomas House
Owens-Thomas House
Did you know that the Owens-Thomas House had running water even before the White House? Find out about exciting 19th-century technologies in this fun exploration of the historic Owens-Thomas House. Investigate the technologies of yesteryear—from cisterns and water collection, to lighting and laundry devices—through hands-on activities for children, and enjoy a special performance by the Savannah Children’s Choir!

Sat. May 7
State of the Art: Savannah Community Celebration
Jepson Center
Savannah is bursting with artistic talent, and Telfair wants to celebrate it! Enjoy an array of local contemporary art, and meet some of the fabulous artists and art groups making and promoting art in our community. Take part in this exciting, blossoming scene by making some art of your own!

Follow Telfair Museums on Facebook here. 

Telfair Museums is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Early Bird Discount: Pottery Camp 2016 for Kids, Pottery Classes for Teens @ Savannah’s Clay Spot

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Savannah Pottery Camp Clay Spot

Sign up before Fri. May 1 2016 for Kids’ Summer Pottery Camp, Parent & Child Pottery Class or Teen Pottery Classes 2016 @ Savannah’s Clay Spot & receive 15% off.

Click here to register

Pottery camp at Savannah’s Clay Spot is a unique opportunity for children to work as actual artist in a professional ceramic studio. Each week young students will learn a variety of ceramic techniques. Children will create on the potter’s wheel and use several hand building methods as they unleash their imaginations as they create wonderful works of art. Each camp will have an inspirational theme and will be different each week, giving the opportunity for children to be involved in multiple camps.

Each weekly camp will be held Monday-Friday
9AM-Noon
$160 includes all supplies

Early Bird Special, Register and Pay by May 1, 2016 and get camp for 15% off, making camp only $136

Learn more and register here.

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Teen Pottery Classes

Each class will meet once a week on Mondays, 2-5PM, 6 weeks
$160 includes all supplies
Session 1- June 7- July 12, Ages 11-16

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Parent & Child Clay Classes for ages 3-11

Each class will meet once a week on Wednesdays, 3-4PM, 6 weeks
$140 for Parent and one Child, $160 for Parent and two children
includes all supplies
Session I- June 7-July 13, Ages 3-11

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Scribble Art Studio discount

Enjoy a week at Scribble Art Studio’s Summer camp and keep creating with us for a week of pottery camp and receive 20% off
(see registration form for details on discounts, only one discount applies)

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Camp sizes are limited to 7-12 children so register early.
Payment with registration will secure your child’s spot

Camp registration fees are nonrefundable

Click here to register

“Like” Savannah’s Clay Spot on Facebook here to stay connected & to see the adorable creations kids make at this studio.

Savannah’s Clay Spot is at 1305 Barnard St., Savannah, 31401. The studio is on the SW corner of Barnard & Henry streets with the front door facing Henry St. Parking right in front of the studio facing Henry Street. Look for the fun red fence.

Savannah’s Clay Spot, www.savannahsclayspot.com, 1305 Barnard St., Savannah, 31401, tel. 912-509-4647 or e-mail lisa@savannahsclayspot.com

Open Studio Drop-Off @ Everyone’s An Artist Studio, Pooler

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Everyones-An-ArtistDrop off your kids @ Everyone’s An Artist studio at 115 Canal St. in Pooler for an hour of fun arts & crafts during open studio drop-off hours for kids.

Kids can do supervised art work while you cross items off on your to-do list. Drop-in, $15 per art kit.

Call to register. 912-755-4567.

Weekday open studios

Open Studio, (drop-in, $15 per art kit):
10AM-1PM Thurs. April 7

10AM-1PM Mon., April 11

10AM-1PM, Tues., April 12,

10AM-1PM Thurs., April 14,

10AM-1PM Mon., April 18,

10AM-1PM Tues. April 19,

10AM-1PM Thurs., April 21,

10AM-1PM Mon., April 25,

10AM-1PM Tues., April 26,

10AM-1PM Thurs., April 28

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Open Studio & Kids Movie Night Pooler Movie Night

Bring your kids to Kids’ Movie & Craft night Sat. April 16, 6-9PM. Your kids will enjoy crafts, movie, pizza, popcorn & fun while you enjoy a childfree night out. $30 per child, $20 each for siblings. Movie: Horton Hears A Who. Call to register. 912-755-4567

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Everyone’s An Artist studio, 115 Canal St. Pooler, offers group & private art classes, birthday parties, kids’ movie nights, adult art parties & more. 912-755-4567. On Facebook here. Everyone’s An Artist studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Savannah Summer Camps 2016: Flexible schedule & early bird discount @ Scribble Art Studio

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Summer Art Camp 2016 Scribble Art Studio

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah offers a summer camp mix & match deal where parents can buy a week of summer camp and break it up throughout the summer.

We love it! Perfect for those who can’t commit to a solid week of camp.

This applies to all Scribble camps in Savannah

25% Early Bird Discount: A week of camp is $139 if you register by May 1 (regular price is $185)

Learn more here. 

To learn more about Scribble’s summer camps, art classes & children’s birthdays in Savannah, click here or call 912-713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com

Savannah location: 212 E 37th St, Savannah, 31401

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Summer Art Camp Savannah Scribble

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah offers art summer camps 2016 for little & big kids.

Art camp for ages 4-7 is Mon-Fri. 10AM-1PM. Weekly sessions run May 30-Aug. 5 2016.

Art Camp for ages 8+ is Mon-Fri. 3-5PM. Weekly sessions run June 6-July 29 2016.

Dates for older kids camps: June 6-10 Sewing; June 13-17 Mixed Media: June 27-July 1 Painting; July 11-15: Alternative Painting; July 25-29 Comics & Cartooning.

Cost: $185/week

Discounts

Early Bird Registration Discount: 25% off $139/week for those who register by May 1.

To learn more about Scribble’s summer camps, art classes & children’s birthdays in Savannah, click here or call 912-713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com

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

 

 

FREE Savannah Asian Cultural Festival 2016, April 15-16

Monday, March 28th, 2016

April 15 & 16  ♦  Live Performances, Asian Cuisine, Cultural Marketplace & Family-Friendly Fun @ Armstrong State University in Savannah

Free and open to the public

Armstrong State University and the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs present the 2016 Savannah Asian Cultural Festival on April 15th and 16th.

All events will take place at Armstrong’s campus at 11935 Abercorn St. in Savannah, 31419.

The 21st Annual Savannah Asian Cultural Festival will bring the continent of Asia to coastal Georgia, celebrate the rich diversity of the area and feature unique cultures, cuisine, live performances and more.

Friday, April 15

7:30 p.m. ♦ Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium

20th Anniversary Celebration of Asian cultural arts featuring live music and dance from seven Asian countries

This special 20th anniversary event will be opened by Linda Bleicken, President of Armstrong State University, and by dignitaries from the City of Savannah’s government officials and staff from the city’s Office of Cultural Affairs.

The evening indoor performance on the Fine Arts Auditorium Stage will showcase Asia dances, martial arts and instrumental and vocal music with each performer dressed in traditional clothing from their home country.   In additional to using local performers of Asian heritage from China, India, The Philippines, South Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam, we are excited to showcase the beautiful Chinese dances by Kaidi Li from New York City, Korean dancers with exotic costumes, and traditional Chinese music with the Erhu, an native instrument somewhat related to the violin. Another highlight will be performances by the very popular Taiko Japanese Drummers who based based in Tampa, Florida.  Closing out the performance will be the very popular Dragon dancers in Vietnamese style.

Featured Performers

  • P.R. CHINA: Kaidi Li, “Dunhuang- Sky Goddess”
  • VIETNAM: Hac Long Duong Dragon Dancers
  • SOUTH KOREA: Korean Dance Troupe
  • THAILAND: Dance with Val Prompalin
  • PHILIPPINES: Filipino Dance Troupe
  • INDIA: Anjali Puri Patel, Bollywood Wedding Dance
  • INDIA: Christina Potter, Fusion Indian-Egyptian Dance
  • SOUTH KOREA: Tae Kwon Do Exhibition
  • JAPAN: Traditional Japanese Taiko Drums

Saturday, April 16

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. ♦ Armstrong Burnett Lawn Main Stage

11 a.m. Official festival opening featuring a Parade of Nations. Welcome by Armstrong and City of Savannah officials.
11:45 a.m. Tae Kwon Do Exhibition I with Master Lee
12:15 p.m. Traditional Japanese Taiko Drums
12:40 p.m. Dragon Dance with Jac Long Duong Dancers
1:05 p.m. Korean Dance Troupe
1:30 p.m. Thailand Dancers
1:40 p.m. Chinese Musicians and Dancers
2:20 p.m. Dances from the Philippines
2:35 p.m. Indian Popular and Cultural Dances
3:05 p.m. Tae Kwon Do Exhibition II with Master Lee
3:35 p.m. Dragon Dance with Hac Long Duong Dancers
4 p.m. End of Festival

11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m. ♦ Armstrong International Gardens

11:45 a.m. Belly Dancing Class with Selwa
12:15 p.m. Vietnamese Catholic Nativity of Our Lord by St. Peter & Paul Dance Group
12:45 p.m. Indian Dance Class with Janki Patel
1:15 p.m. Tai Chi Class with Myung Lee
1:45 p.m. Belly Dancing Class with Yara
2:15 p.m. Yoga Class
2:45 p.m. Meditation Class