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Parent & Child Holiday Clay Workshop; Improv & Acting & more Fall classes @ City of Savannah Cultural Affairs

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Kids Art Acting Classes Savannah

Take theater classes. Create with holiday clay ornaments with your child. Weave something with fibers.

City of Savannah’s Fall 2016 classes & workshops include parent & child clay; improv & acting; character drawing; fibers.  Register & see the full list of classes here. 

Holiday Clay: Parent and Child
Instructor: Clair Buckner
Ages 5+
Saturday, December 10, 10am – 12pm
Come join us for a holiday themed parent and child workshop and make your own festive piece of art! Students will learn basic hand building techniques and decorating techniques!
$20/$15 city residents. Register here. 

Improv for Teens, Saying Yes! And… (6 Weeks) NEW
Instructor: Bree Doehring
Ages 14-17
Mondays, November 7 – December 12, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
This six-week class guides new improvisers into the world of make-believe and creativity. Students will learn to support their peers, make positive choices, and employ acting skills. Students will also learn to create scenes and participate in group games and exercises. Students will get to perform for friends and family during a recital after the six-week course concludes.
$75/$70 city residents  Register here. 

Write to the Point! Creative Writing for Youth (6 Weeks) NEW
Instructor: Bree Doehring
Ages: 12-16
Tuesdays, November 1 – December 13, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Join this six-week course to experience the world of poetry and creative writing! Through writing activities focused on plot, dialogue, character, and rhythm, students will learn the aspects that make a well-crafted story and put pen to paper to create their own tales.
$75/$70 city residents.  Register here. 

Actor’s Studio: Intro to Acting for Youth (6 Weeks) NEW
Instructor: Bree Doehring
Ages 9-13
Wednesdays, November 2 – December 14, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
For six weeks, students will participate in activities and exercises to help them make character choices and learn how to convey emotions to an audience. From monologues to silent scenes, blocking, and expressive movement, this course will help prepare you for all the elements of theatre and help you conquer the stage!
$75/$70 city residents.  Register here. 

Character Design (6 Weeks) NEW
Instructor: Adam Uhlig
Ages: 12+
Wednesdays, November 2 – December 14, 4:00 – 5:30pm
This six-week class will focus primarily in foundational drawing techniques. Students will learn the fundamental principle of using basic shapes to construct images, specifically designing characters. Lesson one covers some of the basics for drawing the human figure (no nudity). The rest of the lessons build off this principle and dives into how to draw with stylization, movement (gesture drawing), and how to develop details. As students learn and discover their own shape language from these classes, they will be able to use this principle in many more ways than just character design.
$75/$70 city residents.  Register here. 

Grand Opening of Summit Gymnastics’ 2nd Savannah location

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

Summit Gymnastics Tumbling Savannah

Come celebrate the opening of Summit Gymnastics new Gym just three doors down from their first location.

Family fun, prizes, refreshments, meet the coaches and enroll in a trial class!

10AM-1PM Sat. Oct. 29 2016

Summit Gymnastics
74 W Montgomery Crossroad
Savannah, GA 31406


Parents Night Out Summit Gymnastics Savannah Parents Night Out @ Summit Gymnastics

Have a well-deserved childfree evening while your kids have fun @ Summit Gymnastics.

Parents Night Out is 7-11PM Sat. Oct. 29 2016 for children ages 4 & older. Advanced registration is appreciated.  Call 912-921-1034.

And don’t worry about feeding your child, Summit will take care of that, too.

To register, call at 912-921-1034 or email

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Kindermusik Savannah parent & child musical playdates, Oct. 26 & 29

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Kindermusik parent-and-me Savannah children music classes Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano in Savannah announces its October musical monthly play dates for children newborns to 7 years old with their caregivers!

Join Kindermusik Savannah for music, instruments, stories, movement, smiles and more on Oct. 26 & 29 at 10AM

The theme is “A Trip to the Toy Shop!” Play date admission includes the class, an instrument/prop, 10 Kindermusik songs and a BONUS gift for each child at the end of class! First child is $15; siblings pay only $5!

Enrollment is limited so sign up today – or 912.988.KEYS.

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

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50% off all math tutoring programs until Nov. 5 @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Math Tutoring Sylvan discount Savannah

See Your Child’s Skills and Confidence Soar. Sylvan Learning of Savannah is offering 50% off ALL Math Programs for ALL Grade Levels through Nov. 5 2016.

If your child can use math help, take heart: Sylvan delivers results.

Kids who come to Sylvan for math tutoring typically see up to two times more growth in their math scores than other students. How? Sylvan has modern math lessons that are similar to how students learn in school today. Sylvan also use the best in teaching and technology to make learning personal and engage your child

Sylvan’s personal approach to math tutoring

Sylvan has 35+ years of experience guiding kids to math success. They know that every child learns in his or her own way. This means personal attention can make all the difference in mastering math.

When it comes to math tutoring, personal learning is what Sylvan does best. Their math tutors use your child’s personal learning plan and engaging technology (such as iPads®, interactive exercises and a fun rewards system) to motivate and inspire your child. Sylvan math tutors get to the root of your child’s needs, so your child can soar with newfound skills and confidence.

No wonder kids love coming to Sylvan. Start today.

Call Dino at 912-355-2267 or email him at

Let Sylvan Learning of Savannah help you chart your child’s course for success!

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Hilton Head youth classes: Art for preschoolers @ Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Art classes Hilton Head Bluffton children ArtStart Exciting update: ArtStart for preschoolers @ the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina mid-island on Hilton Head has been rescheduled.

This 3-week workshop for kids ages 2-5 is a series of visual arts classes designed to teach color and shape recognition, how to use art tools, and a variety of other concepts allowing students to express themselves using an array of media and methods.

These sessions will be on Tuesdays each week from Oct. 18-Nov. 1. Your preschooler must be accompanied by an adult. Visit for information on this and other exciting workshops including a series of clay sessions and a family workshop this fall.

Register at or call 843-686-3945, ext. 205.


Arts Center of Coastal Carolina
14 Shelter Cove Lane
843-686-3945, ext. 205

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Spanish classes for kids in Savannah

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Spanish immersion kids classes in Savannah PlaySpanish Kids Spanish classes for kids in Savannah

Join PlaySpanish on Saturdays in Savannah or host your own class.
Call today for details. Space is limited: 719 502 7685.

PlaySpanish is expanding and now offers group classes for children ages 1-10. Immersion learning is the way children learn naturally and in these group classes your children will be so busy having fun and making friends they won’t even realize they’re learning a new language!

What: An 8 week session begins Oct. 22
Where: Ms Amy’s School of Music, 2305 Habersham, Savannah
When: Saturdays

Age groups
Mami y yo (Ages 1-3) 3pm
Los kinders (Ages 4-6) 2pm
Los escolares (Ages 7-10) 1pm

Why? The benefits of being able to communicate with a few hundred million more people are obvious. What you might not know is that the regular use of a second language whether fluent or while learning is great exercise for your child’s brain! This better prepares them to excel in all subjects in school, not just in foreign languages.

Call Jennifer at 719 502 7685 for information on PlaySpanish open house.
$130 includes 8 classes, at home learning materials and unlimited access to the Lango ™ online learning portal.

Visit PlaySpanish Facebook page HERE for FREE Spanish learning resources for kids.



Learn more about these group Spanish classes for kids @ a free open house, Fri. Oct. 21, 3-5PM @ Ms. Amy’s School of Music, 2305 Habersham, Savannah. Open to the public. Learn more about the group immersion classes & get info for forming your own group Spanish class for kids if you can’t do Saturday classes.

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Auditions for ages 4 & older for The Nutcracker @ the Savannah Civic Center

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Nutcracker auditions Savannah Columbia Ballet Savannah Auditions for Nutcracker presented by South Carolina Ballet
2nd Audition 2016

Sun. Oct. 9 @ 3:30PM
Savannah Civic Center
301 West Oglethorpe Ave.

Audition Fee: $20
3:30-4PM: Male & Female Dancers, ages 4-6
4-4:30PM: Male & Female Dancers, ages 7-10
4:30-5PM: Male & Female Dancers, 11 & older (Bring pointe shoes for those on pointe over 2 years)

Columbia City Ballet Audition Dress Code
Ladies: black leotard, pink tights, hair in slick bun, lip and cheek color with light eye shadow
Gentlemen: white leotard or plain white t-shirt, black tights or black bike shorts, white socks, white shoes or black tights and black ballet shoes

For more information call: 803 799 7605

Performance will be held at the Savannah Civic Center on Sat. Nov. 26 at 5:30PM.
Rehearsals will be: Sundays Oct. 30; Nov. 6 13 & 20

Toddler Nature Programs in Savannah (Parent & Me Activities)

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

toddler activities Savannah

Fall is a fun time to explore some of the toddler-preschooler (parent & me) nature programs that are regularly offered in the Savannah area. Here are few:

Young Explorers Club @ Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
For ages 3-4
Meets Monthly
10-11AM on the first Tuesday of each month
Theme for Oct. 4: Butterflies
Theme for Nov. 1: Turkeys
Theme for Dec. 1: Ducks
Details here. 


Toddler Time @ Skidaway Island State Park
Meets weekly
10-11AM Thursdays (Please call ahead to confirm this program is happening: 912-598-2300.)
Bring your 2–4 year old to enjoy stories, games, and learning designed just for them. Each week there will be a different nature based theme.
$5 for parking. Annual park passes available.


Toddler Tuesday nature program @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center
Meets weekly on Tuesdays
3 time slots for the same progam: 9:45-10:15AM; 10:30-11AM; or 11:15-11:45AM
Please pre-register for one of the time slots by calling 912-395-1517 or online at Register before 4:30pm the Monday before.
Admission rates here.  
Toddler Tuesday themes here. 



Try a free Kindermusik Savannah class

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Kindermusik Savannah Try a free Kindermusik Savannah class.

If you’re new to the Kindermusik Savannah program, you & your child are welcome to a free first class!

Babies and toddlers meet Monday mornings, and Tuesdays at 10AM, Kindermusik holds a family class for all ages 0-7.

Join us the Kindermusik experience.

Please contact Kindermusik via email @, 912-988-5397 first so they know you’re coming.

Visit for more info on classes.

Don’t forget October play dates and Friday family jam night next week- Oct. 12,14 and 15!

First trial class is FREE!

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

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New children’s birthday party options @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Children's Birthday Party Places Ideas Savannah Scribble Art Studio

Scribble Art Studio  offers the more creative children’s birthday party options in Savannah.

Now the favorite kids’ art studio on 37th Street has even more children’s party options and the artists @ Scribble have a knack for making parties worry-free, right down to the adorable and unique invitations.

Art & Ice Cream Party

What could be sweeter than an Art & Ice Cream Party? Scribble is now offering this fun party option: kids make Mini Ice Cream Parlors and have a visit from Jenni’s Ice Cream Truck. Book yours today! Call 912-713-7376.

Paint & Sew Personalized Dolls

Perfect party for ages 6 & older. Every guest leaves with their own handmade doll.

Learn more about all of Scribble’s BD party options here. 


Open Studio Hours

Looking for something to do during the week with your little one? Drop by Scribble for some studio time! Mon-Fri, Drop In or Drop Off available during studio hours.

Drop off for ages 4 & older; Ages 4 & younger must be accompanied by a caregiver.

Just call 912-713-7376.


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

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah also offers open studio hours, 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 info, contact artist Carrie Christian at (912) 713-7376 or email  . Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio is a advertiser

Hilton Head/Bluffton classes: Dance Theatre of Harlem Master Class & ArtStart for preschoolers

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Dance Theatre of Harlem Savannah Hilton Head Is. Bluffton Dance Theatre of Harlem Master Class: Calling all dancers ages 12 and older with intermediate or advanced dance experience!

The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina mid-island on Hilton Head is hosting the acclaimed Dance Theatre of Harlem for two performances and a 90 minute master dance class.

The Master Class on Mon. Oct. 31 at 5:30PM will be taught by the company director, ballet master or a company member and emphasize focus, discipline and the classical technique practiced at Dance Theatre of Harlem.

Registration is now open for the class, which is $25. Register @


art classes for preschools Hilton Head Is. Savannah Bluffton Art classes for the preschooler & pre-K set

ArtStart: For the younger set, a series of visual arts workshops designed for kids ages 2-5 teaches color and shape recognition, how to use art tools, and a variety of other concepts allowing students to express themselves using an array of media and methods @ the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina.

These sessions will be on Tuesdays each week from Oct. 4-Nov. 1.

Visit for information on these and other exciting workshops including a series of clay sessions and a family workshop this fall!

Visit or call 843-686-3945, ext. 205.


Arts Center of Coastal Carolina
14 Shelter Cove Lane
843-686-3945, ext. 205

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After-School Fall 2016 Junior Golf clinics @ The Club at Savannah Harbor

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Golf clinics for kids at The Club at Savannah Harbor

Bring your little ones out for some fun and education about the game of golf this Fall 2016 @ The Club at Savannah Harbor on Hutchinson Island, Savannah. 

Your child will learn about the game of golf as well as develop team, leadership and decision making qualities in a fun and safe team environment.

Open to the public! Sign up for one clinic or as many as you want.

Clinics include a snack after each session.

PGA Class A Professional Paul Killgallon will lead this journey.

Clinics are 4:30-6PM beginning on Sept. 27th every Tuesday afternoon until Christmas break 2016. The club’s final junior clinic will be our Year end Christmas party on December 13th. Clinics will cover the fundamentals of golf, rules, etiquette, short game, putting, bunker play, the full swing and on-course instruction.

Sign up for one clinic or many.

Cost is $30 per clinic and if you bring an additional junior you will receive an extra discount.

Contact Paul Killgallon for more information at 912.201.2240 or email

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UPDATE: CANCELLED Autumn GardenFest @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, Savannah (Savannah Fall Festivals)

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

GardenFest Coastal Botanical Gardens Savannah


Celebrate the end of the hot Southern summer by focusing on garden-related projects, themes and plants at Autumn Gardenfest @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Garden in Savannah.

Fall (especially November) is the best time to plant trees, shrubs and many perennials in our region. Guest speakers this year will address bird migration, beekeeping and gardening for butterflies, among others, and garden-related items are sold on the Event Field by local vendors.

Fri. Oct. 21: Noon-4PM
Sat. Oct. 22: 9AM-3PM

Cost: $5 parking fee charged per vehicle.

Food for sale on Sat. Oct. 22 by Kay Heritage Big Bon Pizza food truck.

Throughout the day on Saturday, “Mosquito Patrol” educational program will help homeowners and children understand how to naturally control mosquitoes.

GardenFest 2016 activities for children include the following. Most classes are free but the fairy garden class will have a fee to participate.

9:30AM: Dragons & Damsels in the Roots & Shoots Classroom
Students will be read a story about dragonflies and damselflies and then make a dragonfly magnet to take home. Free
10:30AM: Fairy Garden Program in the Annex (Sandy Tyler)
Students will have the chance to see the micro world of fairy gardens and make one of their own. This is a fee-based class.
11:30AM: Make a Pinecone Bird Feeder in the Roots & Shoots Classroom
What do you get when you have a pine-cone, peanut butter and bird seed? A birdfeeder! Enjoy making this all natural bird feeder to take home. This WILL BE A MESSY CLASS so expect a bit of peanut butter on the shirt, in the hair, etc. Free
12:30PM: Butterfly Watching at the Pollinator Garden/or Sunflower House from Sprouts
Join Ms. Freya at the pollinator garden to talk about butterflies and watch them close-up with our binoculars. Free
1:30PM: Roots & Shoots in the Roots & Shoots Classroom
A garden favorite with students and teachers, join us in the classroom for Roots & Shoots, a class on the life-cycle of plants. Students will plant something to take home. Free

Most classes are free but the fairy garden class will have a fee to participate.

Learn more here. 

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Kindermusik Savannah Family Jam Night for $8 per family

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Kindermusik Savannah music lessons

Music for the entire family: Join Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano for our all-new “Family Jam Night!”

Designed for ages newborn to 7, this special evening event will include singing, music, instruments, moving, dancing and enjoying the magic of Kindermusik all together.

Cost: $8 for the ENTIRE family, regardless of how many children you have.

Kindermusik Savannah‘s first-ever Family Jam Night will be Fri. Oct. 14, 7PM.

Enrollment is now open at or by calling 912-988-KEYS. Spaces are limited so join now to save a space for your family.

Kindermusik Savannah October classes

Join Kindermusik Savannah for brand new October themes: babies 0-24 months meet Mondays at 9:20am for “Rise and Shine”, toddlers ages 2-4 meet Mondays at 10:15AM for “Marvelous Me”, and a family class for ages 0-7 meets Tuesdays at 10AM for “Carnival of Music”.

First trial class is FREE!

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

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ArtStart, pottery, dance & more this Fall @ Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Art Workshops Homeschool Hilton Head Island Homeschool families, here’s something perfect for you: two 5-week art classes, one for 2-5 year olds and another for 13 and older!

The younger set will enjoy lessons designed to help them develop fine motor skills and encourage creativity through visual arts, learning color and shape recognition, how to use art tools and visual art concepts as they explore an array of media and methods. (Tuesdays, Oct. 4-Nov. 1, 10-11AM, must be accompanied by an adult.)

Students 13 and older will learn clay hand building techniques such as slab, pinch and coil to complete several functional works of art such as a bread basket, butter dish and pots. (Tuesdays, Oct. 4-Nov. 1, 12 noon – 2pm.)

Both classes will be at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina mid-island on Hilton Head.

For details, contact Alana Adams ( or call 843-686-3945, ext. 205.

Information and registration online at


Arts Center of Coastal Carolina
14 Shelter Cove Lane
843-686-3945, ext. 205

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Memorial Health’s free Mommy Mail program for pregnant & new parents

Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Pregnancy support Savannah Memorial Health

Attention new & expectant parents.

Memorial Health’s free email program – Mommy Mail – for expectant and new parents includes customized information, news and resources tailored to your specific stage of pregnancy and/or your child’s age—as well as announcements from their staff and access to support information—all conveniently delivered right to you.

Details here. 

As you prepare for childbirth and caring for your new baby, this program allows Memorial Health staff to touch base with you by email each week to make sure you have additional support on your journey into parenthood.

Sign up here or text mommymail to 313131

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