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SouthCoast Health presents 11th Annual United Way Turkey Trot, Savannah

Sunday, November 10th, 2019

Turkey Trot United Way Savannah 2019

SouthCoast Health is proud to present the 11th annual United Way Turkey Trot on Nov. 28 2019 at Daffin Park.

SouthCoast Health has been the title sponsor of the event since it started back in 2009.

The Kids-K kicks off the fun-filled day at 8AM. This 400-yard race is perfect for children eight years old or younger, and it’s free with no registration required. At 8:15AM the Diaper Dash will start, with children ages two and under running 40 feet. Finally, the main run and walk of the 4-mile course begins at 8:30AM.

After the races, participants are invited to a post-race awards ceremony hosted at Daffin Park where they can enjoy food, beverages, and local vendors. The ceremony will include prizes for the top three overall male and female racers, the top three male and female racers in each age group, and additional awards such as the largest family, runner from farthest away, most senior, most junior, and best costume.

Race day registration is $40. T-shirt sizes may be limited.

Register online here or you can visit Fleet Feet located at 3405 Waters Ave. Savannah, GA 31404.

All proceeds for this event will go to local causes and charities through United Way. United Way is dedicated to creating solutions for communities around the world, with a focus on education, financial stability, and health. These solutions include works such as helping a child learn to read, donating money to make sure people have access to quality medical care, and speaking out in support of policies that provide better opportunities for the community.

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November 2019 Kids’ Events @ The Sandbox Museum, Bluffton & Hilton Head Is.

Friday, November 8th, 2019

Free Family Night Tanger Outlet Sandbox Museum Bluffton Hilton Head

FREE FAMILY FUN NIGHT | AT THE SANDBOX AT TANGER 2 on Sat. Nov. 16 2019, 6-8PM.

Come enjoy a cost-free evening @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum at Tanger 2  in Bluffton.

In addition to access to the exhibits have fun with special activities in the Art Studio, Makerspace, and a special STEM project.

Try the scavenger hunt or get your face painted.

Free Family Fun Nights are open to ALL Families!

Cost: FREE

The Sandbox at Tanger 2
Tanger Outlets Hilton Head
1414 Fording Island Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910

Learn more here. 

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Sandbox Museum Hilton Head Island

14TH BIRTHDAY BASH | AT THE SANDBOX ON HILTON HEAD, 10AM-2PM Wed. Nov. 27 2019

Come celebrate The Sandbox Museum’s birthday at The Sandbox on Hilton Head Is. with the family!

The Sandbox’s parking lot will be turned into a carnival, complete with bounce house, “corn hole”, and other carnival games with prizes, popcorn station, holiday crafts including decorating sugar cookies and ornaments, and of course, birthday cake.

To get everyone in the holiday spirit, kids of all ages can play in fake snow.

Cost: Event admission is $5 for members, $10 for non-members.

Military and senior discounts are available.

First come, first serve.
Space and activities limited in the event of rain. Sorry, coupons not valid for special event.

Learn more here. 

Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is.
18A Pope Ave
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

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Black Friday deal at Sandbox museum Tanger Outlet Bluffton Hilton Head

BLACK FRIDAY ADMISSION SPECIAL | AT THE SANDBOX AT TANGER 2 on Fri. Nov. 29 2019

Take a break from Holiday shopping and find time to play @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum at Tanger 2  in Bluffton.

Admission on Fri. Nov. 29 2019 is only $5 per person for everyone over the age of 12 months.

Cost: $5 All Day

The Sandbox at Tanger 2
Tanger Outlets Hilton Head
1414 Fording Island Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910

Learn more here. 

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Drop-in kids’ creative programs @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe, Savannah

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Henny Penny Kids' Activities Happenings Events Savannah chatham County toddlers

Lots of creative kids’ happenings going on during November 2019 @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah. 

Time to spend some time with your little one while you enjoy a cafe treat and your child creates.

November 2019 Art Programs for Kids

Play Doh Playdates Tuesdays, 10AM-5PM. For all ages. Cost: $5.

Homeschool Meet-Up Wednesdays for all ages, Noon-5PM. Cost: $5. Special rate for Savannah’s wonderful homeschool community.

Mommy & Me Wednesdays, 10AM-Noon. For all ages. Cost: $5.
Nov. 20 theme: Hedgehog Art
Nov. 27 theme: Pretend Pumpkin Pie

Play Doh Playdates Thursdays 10AM-5PM. For all ages. Cost: $5.

Petite Picassos Fridays, 10AM-5PM. For all ages. Cost: $5.

Craftnoons Weekdays, 3-5PM. For all ages. Cost: $5.

Animal Portraits Saturdays & Sundays, 10AM-5PM. For all ages. Cost: $7.

Open Studio Projects

Henny Penny also has open studio projects for all ages, daily 10AM-5PM.

Find more Scribble Art Studio at Henny Penny kids’ activities & programs here. 

Henny Penny Cafe, 1514 Bull St., Savannah Henny Penny is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

(Children’s parties) Yippee! Cone Cakes now available in Savannah

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Yippee Cone Cakes Savannah birthdays children kids

Cone cakes are cupcakes baked inside ice cream cones!

Let Yippee! Cone Cake Co.  bake delicious cone cakes for you this Fall.

To find out more info, go to yippeeconecakes.com and select Bakery tab or call/text 912-484-8059 or email Leilani@yippeeconecakes.com.

Yippee! Cone Cake Co.
912.484.8059
email leilani@yippeeconecakes.com
yippeeconecakes.com

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Free Storytime on the Lawn @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Storytime Free Savannah Lawn

Bring your kids to a free Storytime on the Lawn 10:30-11:30AM Sat. Nov. 16 2019 at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Grab your blankets and join Storytime on the lawn this fall! During each session, the group will read a story and complete a related art project. This month, you will read “The Noisy Paintbox: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky’s Abstract Art” and create your own Kandinsky inspired circle paintings.

Storytime on the Lawn is a free community event provided by the City of Savannah’s Cultural Resources department in partnership with Live Oak Public Libraries. Each event begins with a group reading session on the lawn at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center (weather permitting), followed by an arts & crafts project in the visual arts studios. All ages are welcome to attend.

For more information, call 912-651-6783 or visit www.savannahga.gov/arts.

Savannah Cultural Arts Center
201 Montgomery St.
Savannah GA 31401

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(Free events) Telfair Museums’ ‘I Have Marks to Make’ program turns 25, Savannah

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

I have marks to make Telfair Museums 2019 Savannah

I Have Marks to Make Turns 25

Bring your family to a FREE ‘I Have Marks to Make’ opening celebration and reception on Sun. Dec. 8, 2019, 2-4PM @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center in Savannah. 

Free and open to the public.

Telfair’s ‘I Have Marks to Make’ celebrates its 25th year as an inclusive, community-based art exhibition by individuals of diverse ages, backgrounds, and abilities, demonstrating the healing and transformative power of art making. From its beginning as an exhibition at Telfair by the City’s Therapeutics program, the program has expanded to include works from local health and social service organizations and schools. A large number of submissions are drawn from Telfair’s extensive outreach sessions throughout the community.

Telfair presents an opening program featuring stories from ‘I Have Marks to Make’’s 25-year history, followed by a 3PM reception for participants and their families.

Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center
207 West York Street
Savannah, GA 31401

For more info, email info@telfair.org

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‘I Have Marks to Make’ Turns 25 Exhibition

Telfair Museums’  ‘I Have Marks to Make’ celebrates its 25th year as an inclusive, community-based art exhibition by individuals of diverse ages, backgrounds, and abilities, demonstrating the healing and transformative power of art making. From its beginning as an exhibition at Telfair by the City’s Therapeutics program, the program has expanded to include works from local health and social service organizations and schools.

A large number of submissions drawn from Telfair’s extensive outreach sessions throughout the community will be on display as part of an ongoing exhibition Dec. 8 2019—Jan. 12, 2020

Sunday & Monday: Noon—5PM
Tuesday—Saturday: 10AM—5PM

Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center
207 West York Street
Savannah, GA 31401

Cost:

Adult: $20
Senior (65+): $18
Active Military (with military ID): $18
Student (ages 13–25 with student ID): $15
Child (Ages 6–12): $5
Child (Ages 5 & under): FREE*

*Does not apply to groups. Up to 4 free children per paying adult.

For more information,  email info@telfair.org

Investments provided by the City of Savannah, the Georgia Council for the Arts, and St. Joseph’s/Candler.

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Garden Creatures kids’ art workshop @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe, Savannah

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Garden Creatures Savannah Henny Penny kids toddlers

Sign up your little artist for a Garden Creatures creative art workshop for kids @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah happening Sun. Nov. 10 2019, 3-4PM.

Cost: $35. For ages 4 & older.

Local artists Curlin Reed Sullivan & Kristen Maniscaico will help kids make natural paintbrushes from sticks and foraged leaves, explore shapes and textures they make then select your favorite leaves, flowers, twigs, vines to create the garden creature of your imagination.

Sign up online via Event Brite link here. 

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Drop-in kids’ creative programs are offered every single day @ Henny Penny. Find a schedule of Henny Penny kids’ activities & programs here. 

Henny Penny Cafe, 1514 Bull St., Savannah Henny Penny is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Free Storytime on the Lawn @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Storytime Free Savannah Lawn

UPDATE: Storytime will be indoors due to weather.

Bring your kids to a free Storytime on the Lawn 10:30-11:30AM Sat. Nov. 16 2019 at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Grab your blankets and join Storytime on the lawn this fall! During each session, the group will read a story and complete a related art project. This month, you will read “The Noisy Paintbox: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky’s Abstract Art” and create your own Kandinsky inspired circle paintings.

Storytime on the Lawn is a free community event provided by the City of Savannah’s Cultural Resources department in partnership with Live Oak Public Libraries. Each event begins with a group reading session on the lawn at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center (weather permitting), followed by an arts & crafts project in the visual arts studios. All ages are welcome to attend.

For more information, call 912-651-6783 or visit www.savannahga.gov/arts.

Savannah Cultural Arts Center
201 Montgomery St.
Savannah GA 31401

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Donate your candy: Savannah Halloween Candy Give-Back 2019, Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry

Monday, October 28th, 2019

Halloween Candy Give-back Savannah Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry

Here’s a way your kids can protect their teeth from too much Halloween candy & show appreciation to our U.S. troops.

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry in Savannah and Statesboro will collect your kids’ extra and leftover Halloween candy & send the candy to our troops overseas through  Operation Gratitude.

Kids can donate their Halloween candy @ Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry in Savannah and Statesboro and it will be sent to our troops overseas. Everyone wins by participating in the program kids improve their oral health & support our men and women overseas.

The rules:
1. Drop unused, wrapped candy off between the dates of Nov. 1- Nov. 5 2019. Monday-Thursday 8AM-5PM and
Friday 8AM-2PM.
2. By donating each person will be entered to win Starbucks and Amazon gift cards.
3. Enjoy giving back to our troops overseas

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry
4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101
Savannah, GA 31405
912-298-KIDS (5437)

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry’s new Statesboro location
123 Hill Pond Lane
Statesboro, Ga 30458
912-402-5437

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About Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah specializes in children. Board-certified pediatric dentist Dr. Krista Hinchey and her team are experts on the growing smile.

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry accepts the following insurance: Amerigroup, CareSource, PeachState and Well Care (these are all Georgia Medicaid) The other main ones accepted @ Dogwood are United Concordia/Tricare (military), Ameritas, MetLife and Cigna. 

Stay connected with Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry and learn more about this new Savannah pediatric dentist practice by liking the practice on Facebook here. 

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry, www.dogwoodsmiles.com, 4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101, Savannah 31405, 912-298-KIDS (5437), email admin@dogwoodsmiles.com. Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Flowergals & Flowerguys Makeshop @ Henny Penny Art Space, Savannah

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

Henny Penny Art Space

Join local artists Curlin Reed Sullivan & Kristen Maniscalco for an evening of creating your own botanical character study @ a Flowergals & Flowerguys workshop @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah. 

5:30-7PM Thurs. Nov. 7 2019. Cost:$45.

Gather rosebuds, posies, and greenery from a freshly foraged “meadow” to create your own botanical character study when a leaf or petal is placed just so. The image of your artwork can be emailed to you as a high-res file. (Or you can opt to have a gorgeous archival print of your artwork (ready-to-frame) mailed to you for an additional cost of $35.

As always, Henny Penny will feature wine or beer to purchase.

Register online here. 

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Drop-in kids’ creative programs are offered every single day @ Henny Penny. Find a schedule of Henny Penny kids’ activities & programs here. 

Henny Penny Cafe, 1514 Bull St., Savannah Henny Penny is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Free Storytime on the Lawn @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

free storytime Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Bring your kids to a free Storytime on the Lawn 10:30-11:30AM Fri. Oct. 25 2019 at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Grab your blankets and join Storytime on the lawn this fall! During each session, the group will read a story and complete a related art project. This month, it will be stories about pumpkins. Participants will create your own pumpkin stamped artworks.

Storytime on the Lawn is a free community event provided by the City of Savannah’s Cultural Resources department in partnership with Live Oak Public Libraries. Each event begins with a group reading session on the lawn at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center (weather permitting), followed by an arts & crafts project in the visual arts studios. All ages are welcome to attend.

For more information, call 912-651-6783 or visit www.savannahga.gov/arts.

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Pups & Trucks Festival @ Skidaway Is. State Park, Savannah

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Food Trucks Savannah Skidaway Island

Come out this fall for food trucks and both pet-friendly and local vendors @ Skidaway Island State Park in Savannah’s Pups & Trucks Festival 2019.

$5 Parking Pass Fee – per vehicle

Pups & Trucks Festival
Sun. Nov. 3 2019, 11AM-3PM
Skidaway Island State Park
52 Diamond Cswy
Savannah, Georgia 31411

Savannah Bee Company Fall Festival 2019

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

Savannah Bee Fall Festival 2019

You’re invited to the Savannah Bee Company’s 2019 Fall Festival @ their Showroom and Bee Garden, 211 Johnny Mercer Blvd.

-Check out Local Handmade Goods
-Tie-dye your own Bee Cause t-shirt
-Enjoy kombuchas and cold brews by Fête Chalet
-Sit in the garden and enjoy a plate of BowTie Barbecue Co.
-Pick out fall plants by Savannah Victory Gardens
-Get your face painted (even if you’re an adult)
-Have fun bouncing in the Bounce House
-Enjoy the music of Danielle Hicks and the Resistance

Parking is available at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer on the road behind the Savannah Bee showroom at 51 Wilmington Island Rd. Questions? Call 912-629-0908 or email kristin@savannahbee.com

Scary in the Dairy 2019 Halloween Festival, Savannah

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Scary in the Dairy Savannah Pegasus Halloween Pumpkin Carving contest

Scary in the Dairy @ Pegasus Riding Academy, Savannah.

Halloween fun for the whole family! Haunted Hay Rides, horse rides, pumpkin carving, cake walk, bubble factory and games. Plus a pumpkin carving contest at 6PM. Schools can compete.

Sun. Oct. 27 at 4-8PM
Pegasus Riding Academy Savannah
prasav.
The Old Dairy
2500 Tennessee Ave.
Savannah, GA 31404
907.414.1236

ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE PEGASUS RIDING ACADEMY HORSES LIFTING LIVES

Fall 2019 5K Celebration Run

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Girls on the Run 5K Savannah

You & your family are invited to partake in this kid-friendly community event: 5K Celebration Run 2019 on Sat. Nov. 9 2019 hosted by Girls on the Run of the Coastal Georgia & Lowcountry.

Each season, Girls on the Run celebrates girls completing the Girls on the Run curriculum with a 5K which they have been training for, learning life skills, conflict resolution, relationship building, & how to make intentional decisions, all with a running component!

Community runners are invited come out for this FUN RUN in Savannah.

8:30AM registration & games
10AM start for the Happiest Run In Town

Registration before 10/31/19 for $30 guarantees your t-shirt, finishers metal, & ALL the fun.
After 10/31/19 it will be $35 & T-shirts will be on a first come first serve.

REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

Questions? Email chris.carpentino@girlsontherun.org.

Fall 2019 Celebration 5K
@Savannah State University
3219 College St. Savannah
Sat. Nov. 9, 2019
8:30AM-1PM
Hosted by Girls on the Run of Coastal Georgia and Lowcountry

REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

(Savannah museums, forts) Cure Me or Kill Me at Old Fort Jackson

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Old Fort Jackson Savannah kids historical sites forts

If you had been a soldier during the American Civil War, would common medical treatments of the time have cured you–or killed you?

Visit Old Fort Jackson in Savannah on Saturdays and Sundays during October 2019 for Cure Me or Kill Me to explore the struggles of ill and wounded soldiers fighting on both sides during the American Civil War.

Cure Me or Kill Me will allow visitors to participate in infantry demonstrations and to learn about triage, field hospitals, surgery, and so much more! Get hands-on experience with moving a stretcher and performing battlefield triage, as well as an up-close look at a variety of tools used in treatment.

Cure Me or Kill Me programming is ongoing 10AM-4PM Saturdays and Sundays in October. This family-friendly programming is included in museum admission ($9 per adult, $5 per child, age 2 to 12) and is appropriate for all audiences. Cure Me or Kill Me is FREE for Coastal Heritage Society members. Find info on how to become a member here. 

Cure Me or Kill Me program
10AM-4PM Saturdays & Sundays during October 2019
Old Fort Jackson
1 Fort Jackson Road
Savannah, GA 31404
Hosted by Old Fort Jackson & Coastal Heritage Society in Savannah

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