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Brain & Brawn 5K combines running & STEM activities, Savannah

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Brain & Brawn 5K & STEM Challenge Savannah

Brain & Brawn 5K & 5K Challenge 2016 for All Ages, Savannah 

Join the Society of Women Engineers Oct. 1 2016 for the Brain & Brawn 5K & 5K Challenge, mixing fun, family, science and exercise for everyone to enjoy.

If you don’t want to just run a 5K, then sign up for our 5K Challenge to put your brain and your legs to the test.

Each participant in the 5K Challenge must complete 6 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) related activities along the course.

All ages welcome!

You can run, skip, walk, or crawl. Organizers promise you will have a great time and learn some cool things along the way.

Register here.

Pure Barre Savannah deal: 5 weeks of unlimited classes for $99

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Pure Barre Savannah discount

Pure Barre Savannah Special

New Clients are eligible for 5 weeks of unlimited classes for only $99!* Pure Barre is the fastest, most effective, yet safest way to change your body.

In just 55 minute, you will achieve a full-body workout concentrating on the areas women struggle with the most: hips, thighs, seat, abdominals and arms.

The Pure Barre technique is low-impact, protecting your joints by avoiding any bouncing or jumping. Each strength section of the workout is followed by a stretching section in order to create long, lean muscles without bulk. The technique works to defy gravity by tapering everything in and lifting it up!

(Savannah location only*)

pure barre savannah
5521 abercorn st. across from Twelve Oaks Shopping Center (Publix)
suite #500
savannah, ga 31405
912.665.1129
savannah@purebarre.com

Pure Barre Savannah, purebarre.com/ga-savannah/,  5521 abercorn st., savannah, 31405 On Facebook here. On Instagram here. Pure Barre Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

YMCA of Coastal Georgia Heart of Savannah 5K, Sept. 24

Monday, September 12th, 2016

Heart of Savannah 5K YMCA Coastal Georgia

Get active as a family!

Join YMCA of Coastal Georgia in Savannah’s beautiful Forsyth Park for the  27th Annual Heart of Savannah 5K on September 24 2016 at 8 AM!

Come early and the littlest runners can take on the ¼ mile Free Kids Run.

Be sure to stay and party in the park with YMCA of Coastal Georgia following the race.

All are welcome, all proceeds will benefit the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program.

Register online here. 

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New outdoor gym @ Skidaway Island State Park, Savannah

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Skidaway Island State Park Savannah outdoor gym

Skidaway Is. State Park in Savannah now has an outdoor gym – for all – complete with elliptical, rowing machine & weight lifting equipment.

The new innovative outdoor gym & the six miles of trails make this Georgia state park the ideal spot to workout this fall.

Park Hours: 7AM–10PM

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Skidaway Is. State Park, 52 Diamond Cswy, Savannah, GA 31411, 912-598-2300, gastateparks.org/SkidawayIsland

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FOR MORE FALL EVENTS, VISIT OUR SAVANNAH FALL FUN GUIDE 2016 HERE. 

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. 

Healthy Me family event @ Savannah Children’s Museum, Sept. 3

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Healthy Me Event Savannah Children's Museum Hands-on edible education is coming to the Savannah Children’s Museum this Sept. 3.

Savannah Children’s Museum will host a day of workshops focused on healthy living to kick of their new Health and Wellness initiatives and celebrate becoming a nationally recognized Let’s Move! museum.

The event, called Healthy Me, is Sat  Sept 3, 9AM-2PM at Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd. Savannah, GA 31401.

Highlights include:

  • The Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah will be on-site with veggie relay races
  • Bowling plus fitness bingo, Grow.Eat.Repeat. will share lessons about composting and using food scraps to create nutrient rich soil for plants.
  • Yogi Palz will have yoga classes promoting health and balance geared for children ages 2.5 to 12 years of age.
  • Healthy Savannah will also be available to provide tips on ways to stay physically fit in our community.

In addition to these partner workshops, Savannah Children’s Museum educators will lead interactive programming at several of the museum exhibits that encourage healthy living and will discuss new programs for the Fall such as Cooking Matters, the Mobile Greenhouse and the Charlie Cart.

Cost 

The Healthy Me Event is included in the cost of museum admission, $7.50 for all guests 18 months and older. This event is free for Coastal Heritage Society members.

About Let’s Move Museums and Gardens

Let’s Move is a national initiative, coordinated by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, to provide opportunities for millions of museum and garden visitors to learn about healthy food choices and physical activity through interactive exhibits and programs.

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Savannah Midnight Garden Ride 2016, Oct. 8

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Midnight Garden Ride 2016Savannah’s favorite family-friendly bicycling event has a new location: Historic Grayson Stadium, home of the The Savannah Bananas.

Eighth Annual Midnight Garden Ride
6-11PM Sat. Oct 8
Grayson Stadium
1401 E Victory Dr, Savannah, Georgia 31404
Tickets available here. 

After a casually-paced, police-escorted ride travels through Savannah’s most beautiful neighborhoods, then returns to Grayson Stadium for live music, food and beverages, and fun.

Proceeds benefit the non-profit Savannah Bicycle Campaign.

Join hundreds of other cyclists and see Savannah in an unforgettable way on the Midnight Garden Ride, presented by Chatham Orthopaedic Associates.

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FOR MORE SAVANNAH-AREA FALL FESTIVALS, VISIT OUR FALL FUN GUIDE 2016. DETAILS HERE. 

St. Andrew’s School in Savannah wins garden program grant

Monday, August 15th, 2016

St. Andrew's School Savannah Wilmington Is. Congratulations St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Is. on receiving a grant for a garden program.

St. Andrew’s School was awarded $350 in grant funding from the Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) Foundation to be utilized for the school’s outdoor learning space & garden project. The learning space, created four years ago, continues to expand into an area where students work & play on a daily basis.

The garden area has been used to grow vegetables for the school’s lunch provider; teach students agriculture concepts; promote good nutrition & exercise. The additional dollars from the GFB Foundation will be used to expand the hands-on learning opportunities across all disciplines.

Additional activities planned for the area include a water wall, a pulley & bucket system, a stone sculpture center plus enhanced seating for classroom discussions.

More about St. Andrew’s School

St. Andrew’s is an independent, International Baccalaureate World School on Wilmington Island in Savannah, Ga. offering the Diploma Program.

The school encourages students age three through grade 12 to go beyond textbooks & classrooms. For more info on the private Pre-K through Grade 12 school, visit www.saintschool.com

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Road, Savannah, 31410, www.saintschool.com St. Andrew’s School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Surfers for Autism 6th Annual Coastal Empire Beach Festival, Oct. 15

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Surfers for Autism 2016 Savannah Tybee Here’s a chance for Savannah-area children with special needs to be introduced to the sport of surfing: Surfers for Autism 6TH ANNUAL COASTAL EMPIRE BEACH FESTIVAL 2016.

At a Surfers For Autism event, children and young adults within the autism spectrum are provided a safe, fun, judgement free environment where highly skilled surf instructors carefully guide them into waves.

Participants enjoy a day filled with a range of activities including stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, live music, face-painting, games, fire engine tours and much more. Lunch is also provided, all at no cost to registered participants,their families & volunteers.

FREE SURFERS FOR AUTISM 6TH ANNUAL COASTAL EMPIRE BEACH FESTIVAL
9AM-4PM Sat. Oct. 15 2016
Tybee Beach Pier
Tybee Is. GA

For registration info, click here. Registration opens 10AM Aug. 31.

On Facebook here. 

Savannah Seersucker Bike Ride, Sept. 3

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Bike Ride Savannah Third Annual Savannah Seersucker Ride

Saturday, September 3 2016
2-4:30 PM
Tiedeman Park
Savannah, Georgia 31401

Show off your Southern summer clothing with a casual bike ride around Ardsley Park, Chatham Crescent, and other nearby neighborhoods. The ride will depart from Tiedeman Park, cruise shady streets, then return to the park for a picnic and croquet.

Don’t have any seersucker in your closet? Don’t worry! Savannah Bicycle Campaign loves you in seersucker or not.

Try to dress for the theme with some dandy cycling attire (a helmet is strongly encouraged as part of your ensemble), even if it isn’t in this particular textile. Linen, madras and other seasonal fabrics are also good choices.

Organized by Savannah Bicycle Campaign , non-profit organization.

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FOR MORE FREE SAVANNAH-AREA EVENTS, CLICK HERE. 

Register for Girls on the Run of Coastal Georgia

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia Savannah

Register your daughter for a program that aims to help increase her self esteem, joy, confidence and physical activity while making healthy life choices: Girls on the Run of Coastal Georgia.

Girls on the Run is an empowerment program for girls in grades 3 – 8 which weaves running with a character development curriculum that encourages preteen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles.

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Girls on the Run of Coastal Georgia after-school program
Aug. 29-Nov. 15 2016
GOTR 5K on Nov.12 in Savannah
Register online here or email or call b.aldrich@girlsontherun-ga.org 912.349.1528

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Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia Savannah Girls on the Run of Coastal Georgia programs are delivered in the spring and fall each year at 50 different sites. Teams – each consisting of up to 20 girls – meet twice a week, usually right after school, for 90 minutes and are led by three trained coaches.

Lessons include subjects such as emotional health, values, cooperation, strategies for peer pressure, social media and bullying and standing up for oneself. The program finishes with a celebration event that includes a community 5k run/walk.

Girls on the Run of Coastal Georgia program will begin the week of Aug. 29 and run through November 15 following the Girls on the Run 5K on Nov. 12. Registration is currently open online or through paper registration forms available at the GOTR Office on Eisenhower Drive.

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Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia Savannah Sign up to coach

GOTR is always looking for community volunteers to work with the girls. All volunteers will have background checks, CPR and AED Certification and first aid training at our expense. GOTR provides thorough training for all coaches covering the logistics of the program, general tips about coaching, and the program’s curriculum.

Register

You may register your girl or volunteer to coach through at www.girlsontherun-ga.org, email Director Beth Aldrich at b.aldrich@girlsontherun-ga.org or call the office at 912.349.1528 for more information.

Follow Girls on the Run of Coastal Georgia on Facebook here.

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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

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

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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Save more than $100 on classes @ Fit46 Studio, Savannah

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

fit46 membership deal Savannah New pricing option @ fit46 studio in Savannah: 2 months of unlimited classes for $149 (a savings of over $100).

Join today. Sign up & see the class schedule here. 

Promo Code for FREE Class

fit46 studio added an option to their fit46 Web site for new clients to submit their email address to receive a promo code for a FREE class. The submission place is on their home page @ www.fit46.com

About fit46

fit46 is a fitness studio on White Bluff Road in Savannah behind Lucky’s Market. fit46 offers barre, interval barre, HIIT, sculpting yoga classes & more. They have highly trained & experienced instructors that keep you motivated & will help you reach your fitness goals.

Childcare available 

fit46 is now offering childcare to help the moms in our community. The childcare service is for kids ages 0 & older. Sign up & see the class schedule here. 

Cost is $5 per child per class.

fit46, 5500 White Bluff Road (behind Lucky’s Market), Savannah 31405, 912-660-5292 email info@fit46.com, www.fit46.com On Facebook here, fit46.com is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Dance classes for all ages including Mommy & Me class @ The Ballet School, Savannah

Sunday, July 31st, 2016

The Ballet School Savannah boys ballet classes

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!

NEW SEASON @ The Ballet School of Savannah begins MONDAY, AUGUST 8th, 2016!

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

For more classes @ 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 

Legacy Irish Dance After-School Classes, Savannah

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Legacy Irish Dance Academy Savannah Irish Dance Lessons Legacy Irish Dance Academy Fall 2016 classes in Savannah – including FREE boys class – start Aug. 16.

Legacy will waive their $50 registration fee when you mention you read about Legacy on SouthernMamas.com.

BOTH tots and a beginner classes are offered. Tots start at age 3.

Boys are FREE!

Cost: $60 a month and a all dancers will receive a class tee.

Classes will be in a brand new studio at 7210 Skidaway Rd.
Class times are: 5:30-6:15PM so you can bring your kids after you leave work.

To register, click here or call

Legacy Irish Dance Academy, 7210 Skidaway Road, Savannah, (912) 484-7038  On Facebook here  On Twitter here.  Legacy Irish Dance Academy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Kids’ Adventure Race, Hilton Head Is.

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Kids' Adventure Race Savannah Hilton Head Is.

UPDATE: THE DATE OF THIS EVENT WAS CHANGED TO OCT. 22 2016. Details here. 

Reebok Crossfit Coastal Carolina, First Baptist Church and the Island Recreation Center present “Courage”, a Kid’s Adventure Race.

The Kids’ Adventure Race is Sat. Oct. 22 2016 @ 8AM First Baptist Church Hilton Head, where the race will take you through the beautiful acreage of FBC, navigating and competing through obstacles and forest trails.

The event is fun for all ages and will include heats for ages 5-8, 9-12 and 13-17.

Learn more here.

Race Details

Age Groups:
Ages 5-8: 1 mile with 9-12 obstacles/challenges
Ages 9-12: 2-3 mile with 12-15 obstacles/challenges
Ages: 13-17: 3-4 mile with 12-15 obstacles/challenges
Registration Fee
$25 per race entry (includes adventure race shirt)
More details here. 

Race Day Info

Please make sure your children wear long socks to ensure safety and clothes that can get dirty and stay dirty.

 

Awards

First 125 participants will receive a race shirt.

Top three finishers from each age group will be awarded race medals.