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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 @ www.Artshhi.com/workshops.

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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 www.Artshhi.com/workshops for information on these and other exciting workshops including a series of clay sessions and a family workshop this fall!

Visit www.Artshhi.com/workshops or call 843-686-3945, ext. 205.

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

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Autumn GardenFest @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, Savannah

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. 

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens (Formerly The Bamboo Farm and Coastal Gardens), 2 Canebrake Road, Savannah, GA. 31419.  http://bamboo.caes.uga.edu/, On Facebook here Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

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 (aadams@artshhi.com) or call 843-686-3945, ext. 205.

Information and registration online at www.artshhi.com/workshops.

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

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Registration open for Early Goals Toddler Fall Soccer with Savannah United

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Toddler Preschooler Soccer Early Goals Savannah United

Give your future soccer star a kick start with Savannah United’s Early Goals Program.

Early Goals is a fun, engaging, action-packed soccer program specifically designed to cater for players from 30 months to 3 years old.

Players in the Fall 2016 program must have birthdays between: 3/1/14 to 12/31/2013.

Early Goals focuses on simple coordination, ball familiarity, listening skills and teamwork, and helps lay the foundation for a lifetime of soccer. With one session a week, Early Goals is a safe, non-competitive environment that emphasizes the fundamentals of the “beautiful game”.

Programs available in Savannah, Wilmington Island, Ottawa Farms, Richmond Hill.

Register today here. Spots are on a first come, first served and fill up quickly.

Questions? Contact Jeff Storey-Pitts at j.storey-pitts@savannahunited.com.

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Ignite the Senses children’s sensory gym now open in Bluffton, SC

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Ignite the Senses Sensory Gym Bluffton SCA children’s sensory gym is now open in Bluffton, SC.

Ignite the Senses children’s gym provides a safe and fun indoor environment for all children including children with autism as well as typical children.

The mission @ Ignite the Senses: to ignite each child’s curiosity to explore new activities and new social relationships.

As Bluffton’s only children’s sensory gym, Ignite the Senses aims to spread community awareness and acceptance for those living with autism in and around the Lowcountry. Children with autism and typical children can grow physically, emotionally, and socially together whether in the open gym setting or in any of the small group classes offered.

Offerings @ Ignite the Senses include:

* art and music programs/classes
* special camps during the summer and school holidays throughout the year
* children’s birthdays and special events
* support group gatherings monthly for local families with children who have autism.

Open 7 days a week
Mon-Fri: 9AM-6PM
Sat: 10AM-3PM
Sun: 10AM-3PM

Ignite the Senses Gym
163 Bluffton Road
Suite C1
Bluffton, SC. 29910
(843) 757-0179

Ignite the Senses, www.ignitethesensesgym.com. Stay connected by liking Ignite the Senses on Facebook here . Ignite the Senses is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

2016 Fall TOPSoccer program for children with disabilities, Savannah

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

TopSoccer Savannah

The TOPSoccer program in Savannah provides young players with disabilities an opportunity to discover a love for soccer.

Registration for Fall 2016 TOPSoccer is now open. Sessions start on Sept. 24 and take place at the Jennifer Ross Soccer Complex in Savannah.

Register now here. 

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About TOPSoccer

US Youth Soccer, the nation’s largest youth sports organization, started The Outreach Program for Soccer or TOPSoccer in 1991 to provide young players with different abilities an environment filled with meaningful learning, developmental and physical participation opportunities through the game of soccer.

Coaches and volunteers will work on simple coordination, ball familiarity, listening skills, teamwork and hopefully plant the seed for a lifetime of soccer enjoyment. With one session a week, TOPSoccer is a safe, caring, and fun environment which focuses on the fundamentals of the ’beautiful game’.

For questions, contact Program Director Ciara Thomas at c.thomas@savannahunited.com. To register, click here. 

Fall 2016 Daily Programs @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Daily programs @ Savannah Children's Museum

Savannah Children’s Museum is ready for fun Fall 2016 with these daily programs

Sept. 7 2016 marks the day the museum will switch to their school year hours (Wed-Sun) and new program schedule listed above.

SCHOOL YEAR HOURS:
Wed-Sat: 10am-4pm
Sun: 11am-4pm
Mon-Tues: Closed

The museum’s new programs include Smart Start, STEAM Studio, Teddy Bear Picnic, and Young Explorers.  Daily programs are included in the purchase of your museum pass and free for members.

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Savannah Children's Museum School Year Hours  

 

Kindermusik Savannah classes for babies, toddlers & new all-ages class for ages 0-7

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Mommy and Me music classes Savannah Kindermusik Bond with your baby.
Trot with your toddler.
Pretend with your preschooler.

It’s Kindermusik Savannah – where music and learning play.

Join 88 Keys Piano for all new September Kindermusik classes. Babies meet Mondays @ 9:20AM. Toddlers meet Mondays @ 10:15AM and the New All-Ages class for Newborns to 7 meets Tuesdays at 10AM.

Enrollment is ongoing, so join anytime.

First trial class is FREE!

Visit  kindermusikwith88keys.com to sign up for your free trial.

912.988.KEYS.

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Ballet, Dance, Tap, Jazz classes @ The Ballet School Savannah

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

The Ballet School Savannah

The Ballet School in Piccadilly Square on Savannah’s Southside offers a variety of Fall 2016 dance classes for all ages & experience levels – including adult ballet and classes for BOYS!

Classes include: Classical Ballet and Traditional Character Dance, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Progressing Ballet Technique U.S. & Pilates Barre Fusion.

Classes include:

“Mommy & Me”
(18 months – 3 years old)
Sept 6 – Oct 25, 2016
8 week session
Click HERE to REGISTER.

Tippy Toes
(2 – 3 years old)
Sept 6 – Nov 22, 2016
12 week session
Click HERE to REGISTER

More classes

Creative Movement for ages 3 & 4 and older
Primary for ages 5 & older
Tiny Tap
Ballet Prep beginner
Ballet Technique
Boy & Young Men’s program
Youth Tap
Junior Tap Broadway/Rhythm
Junior Jazz

For more classes or to register @ The Ballet School of Savannah, click here. 

The Ballet School, 10010 Abercorn Street, Suite 8, Piccadilly Square, Savannah, 31406 (912)925-0903, email theballetschool@comcast.net, www.theballetschoolsav.com  On Facebook here.  The Ballet School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Lake Mayer Youth Roller Hockey for ages 5-12, Savannah

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Lake Mayer Hockey Club Savannah

Yes there is youth roller hockey in Savannah!

The Lake Mayer Youth Hockey Club will start a new season on Sat. Sept. 10 2016 at 10AM that runs through April 15 2017 @ the Lake Mayer hockey rink.

New players are welcome to join! For ages 5-12 years old. No experience necessary.

Cost: $75 due at registration. Registration packets will be available within the next week or two.

Visit Lake Mayer Youth Hockey Club on Facebook here. 

For more information, contact director Mike Stille at 912-224-3656 or email mstille76@aol.com.

 

Kindermusik Mommy & Me Music Classes in Savannah

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Kindermusik Savannah Give a gift to your little one which will never wear out or be outgrown…give her the gift of music!

Join a Kindermusik Savannah class with 88 Keys Piano and discover the difference music can make in the development of your child.

Babies and toddlers meet on Mondays, and family classes newborns through age 7 are offered on Tuesdays.

New September themes start next week- your first class is free!

Visit www.kindermusikwith88keys.com or call 912.988.KEYS for more info.

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

Visit 88keysga.com or call 912.988.KEYS for more info.

88 Keys Piano…A studio you’ve come to trust, with teachers your children will love, now in Effingham and close to Pooler/West Savannah.

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Science Tutoring, Group Lessons + Youth Art Classes in Savannah

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

2525Art Classes & Science Lessons, Tutoring in Savannah

Ms. MC’s Science Farm & Miss Mary’s Art Universe
both are @ Ms. Amy’s School, 2305 Habersham St., Savannah

“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.”– Albert Einstein

First class is free, come and check out the studio!

Ms. MC’s Science Farm
Kids are natural scientists. Their curiosity and enthusiasm fills them with wonder and sends them hunting for answers. Science Farm allows students to build confidence, character, skills, and knowledge in a fun to be place. Offering private tutoring, group lessons, homeschool tutoring & homework/project assistance.
Group Lessons, 1 hr. (Classes are limited to 4 students)
Private Lessons, 1.5 hrs.
Studio Sessions, 1 hr. Students have access to learning materials, homework and project assistance.

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Miss Mary’s Art Universe
This small art universe is a venue for imagination. Boost creativity and encourage art appreciation in the next generation of Savannah! Classes include homeschool tutoring & private art lessons.
Group Classes (Classes are limited to 4 students)
Parent & Me (Ages 3-4), 45 min. Install an outlet for how much FUN art is. Small projects and lessons that encourage a start in art.
The Fundamentals (Ages 5-8), 1 hr. Explore and learn about the artist’s toolbox. Presenting a collaborative environment with the goal to establish a foundation of basic skills for each artist.
Next Level Fundamentals (Ages 9-13), 1 hr. Reinforce essentials and add tools to the skill set. Artists are given extra room for creativity and are encouraged to keep a sketchbook to review in class.
Individual Classes
Private Lessons (Ages 4-18), 1 hr. Classes are gauged upon skill level and tailored to fit each student.
College Portfolio Prep, 1 hr. Work towards a cohesive portfolio with a clear focus on unique artistic strengths. Determine the tactics and learn how to present your best self.

For more information:
Ms. MC’s Science Farm. Call Brittany Marks Carnahan (315) 335-4068 or email ms.mctutoring@gmail.com.

Miss Mary’s Art Universe. Visit maryjosey.com or contact missmarysartuniverse@gmail.com.

All classes located @ Ms. Amy’s School
2305 Habersham St.
Savannah, GA 31401

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Savannah after-school art classes: Drawing & Videogame Development @ Telfair Museums

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Fall art classes video game development Savannah Telfair MuseumsFALL 2016 YOUTH CLASSES @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

For more information on Telfair’s education programs, classes, studio workshops, and registration, call 912.790.8823 or visit telfair.org/learn

All events are located in the Jepson Center at 207 West York St. on
Telfair Square, Savannah 31401 unless otherwise noted

Portfolio Builder: Drawing I
Ages: 10–14
Thursdays, Sept. 22–Oct. 20,
4:30–6PM
Members $100 / non-members $125
Instructor: Marisa Lilje
This class is designed to help upper-elementary and middle school students improve their drawing skills. In Drawing I, students will develop a strong grasp and understanding of foundational drawing—a great class for students wishing to expand or refine their art portfolios. New students welcome!

Videogame Development
Ages: 10–16, Thursdays, Sept. 22–Oct. 20, 4:30–6PM
Members $100 / non-members $125
Instructor: Johnathan Bushnell
In this five-week class, students will build their own videogames. Students will explore, play, and develop videogames while learning the basics of computer programming using Game Maker. Suitable for beginners or intermediate-level participants with a fun-loving personality, this workshop requires no previous programming experience. All materials are provided.

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Workshops

Museum Sketch Crawl
Ages: teen to adult
Sat. Oct. 1, 2:30–5PM
Free with registration; email bradleyk@telfair.org or call 912.790.8823.
Tour One Hundred Years of Harmony, and take time to find the harmony in the objects and environments of our three museum sites. We will meet at the Jepson Center at 2:30PM to enjoy a leisurely group tour of the exhibition and sketch inside the galleries. Then, we will travel to the Telfair Academy and Owens Thomas House to explore further ideas of harmony in sketching.

Intro to Woodcarving Carve
Your Own Folk Art Cane
Ages: teen to adult
Saturday, Nov. 5, 1–5PM
Members $125 / non-members $150
Instructor: Matt Toole
In conjunction with Stick Men, this one-day workshop will provide an intro to basic woodcarving techniques. In this class, you will have the opportunity to view traditional folk art canes, learn about the various tools and woods available, and gain hands-on experience carving your own folk art cane. Students will also begin to understand how to visualize the finished work and think in three-dimensions. At the end of the session everyone will go home with their own set of carving tools and a good start on your own
personalized cane.

Learn more about Matt Toole here

Tobia Makover, Featured
Artist: Mixed Media
Photography
Ages: teen to adult
Sat. Nov. 12, 1–5PM
Members $125 / non-members $150
Some materials required
In this workshop, students will learn about the artist’s work and explore Tobia’s techniques from beginning to end while gaining hands-on experience incorporating encaustic in their own photography. Tobia will demonstrate techniques and provide advice as students have a chance to experiment with a variety of prepared surfaces. Each student will create their own personalized 6 xy6 inch photographic work based on Tobia’s process.

Learn more about Tobia Makover here. 

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For more information on Telfair’s education programs, classes, studio workshops, and registration, call 912.790.8823 or visit telfair.org/learn

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Fun new options & favorite classes offered @ Scribble Art Studio for Fall 2016, Savannah

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Scribble Art Studio after-school art classes Savannah

Don’t let your kids miss out on Scribble Art Studio  youth after-school art classes this Fall 2016 in Savannah.

Scribble’s Fall 2016 After-School Art Classes offered include:

* Comics & Cartooning. Learn to develop and create favorite and original comics with Jose Ray. Classes start Sept. 8 4-5PM.

* Portfolio Prep. Thinking about trying out for the Savannah Arts Academy or Garrison? Let Scribble help. Their artist instructors have lots of experience with the audition process. Private & group portfolio lessons. Group class starts Sept. 7 5:30-7PM

* Also offered: Watercolor, Sewing, Painting, Drawing, Calligraphy, Printmaking, Homeschool Art, Mommy & Me.

Sign up today!

Register here. 

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 info@thescribbleartstudio.com  . Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Prenatal yoga & infant massage @ Memorial Health FitnessOne

Friday, August 12th, 2016

pregnancyMoms-to-be and new moms can sign up now for two new classes at FitnessOne @ Memorial Health in Savnanah.

Memorial is now offering prenatal yoga and an infant massage course. Both classes start in August 2016.

Learn more here and register at 912-350-4030.

Memorial also offers parenting classes, breastfeeding support & assistance, childbirth classes and more.

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Pregnancy Childbirth Classes Savannah Memorial Health

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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.

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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Fall 2016 Savannah art workshops for kids include improv, weaving, pottery

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Savannah art improv youth classes Fall 2016

Register now for The City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs Fall Visual Arts classes and Workshops.

Day and evening sessions are offered for children, teens and adults in all skill levels.  Classes begin September 12 and run through October 21. All classes and workshops are held at the Department of Cultural Affairs studios, located at 9 W. Henry St.

Four and six week classes are available, as well as weekend workshops.  Visual arts sessions include ceramics, metals, glass, printmaking and fibers.  New this session are Improv classes for youth and adults as well as Glass Beads and Jewelry, Printmaking Three Ways, Hand Embroidery, Mold Making, and Slipcasting.

Class fees include instruction, use of studio space, use of equipment and all materials and tools required. Space is limited and advance registration is required.  Credit cards are accepted.

Register

Class schedule and registration forms are available online at www.savannahga.gov/arts or by calling (912) 651-6783.

To see the complete list of adult & youth classes & workshops, click here. 

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Youth Classes & Workshops

Performance:
Improv for Kids (6 Weeks) NEW
Instructor: John Brennan
Ages 8-12
Tuesdays, September 13 – October 18, 3:30pm – 5:00pm
This six-week class introduces Savannah’s Improv Company (SiC) method to create improvised scenes based on audience suggestions. Students in “Intro to Improv” will participate in group games and exercises that help everyone remember how to play. The focus will be on having fun and learning how to start an improv scene. As a bonus, you’ll get to perform for friends and family during a recital after the six-week course concludes.
$75/$70 city residents

Fibers
Hand Embroidery (6 Weeks) NEW
Instructor: Mary Bass
Ages 12+
Tuesdays, September 13 – October 18, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Join this class and explore the art of hand embroidery! All levels welcome to participate. This course will cover the fundamentals of hand embroidery, a variety of techniques and different stiches. Students will learn the basics of embroidery and decorate an item of their choice.
$90/$85 city residents

Hand Weaving (6 Weeks) NEW
Instructor: Mary Bass
Ages 12+
Wednesdays, September 14 – October 19, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Learn to hand weave from start to finish! Students will learn how to create their own weaving board and will work with a variety of fiber materials. The course will cover basic hand weaving techniques on a cardboard loom and students to create a small bag, a stuffed animal, or a decorative pillow.
$90/$85 city residents

Ceramics
Children’s Clay (6 Weeks)
Instructor: Clair Buckner
Ages 8-12
Tuesdays, September 13 – October 18, 3:30pm – 4:30pm
This introductory clay class will teach young students the fundamentals of hand building and sculpture. Students will work with coils and slabs and a variety of glazes.
$55/50 city residents

Teen Wheel (6 Weeks)
Instructor: Clair Buckner
Ages 13+
Thursdays, September 15 – October 20, 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Welcome all potential teen potters! During this six-week course, we will explore the potter’s wheel as well as hand building and sculpture techniques.
$85/$80 city residents.

To see the complete list of adult & youth classes & workshops, click here. 

Art classes & workshops @ City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs studios. 9 W. Henry St. (912) 651-6783 On Facebook here. On Twitter here. Savannah Dept. of Cultural Affairs is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser