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Pop Goes the Sandbox, Fourth of July celebration, Sandbox Children’s Museum

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Hilton Head Children's activities eventsCelebrate Fourth of July with Pop Goes The Sandbox! at the Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is.

Tuesday, July 4th 2017
10AM-2PM (but open til 5PM)

Take part in a special holiday craft, 4th of July Fun Fact Handout and show-your-colors cookie decorating thru 2pm

General Admission is $6 per person, FREE for Members. Military and senior discounts are available.

Details here.

Stay connected by liking The Sandbox on Facebook here.

The Sandbox Children’s Museum, www.thesandbox.org18A Pope Ave. (located behind St. Andrew’s By the Sea Methodist Church), Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, Tel: 843-842-7645 The Sandbox is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Visit The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. this summer

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Sandbox Children's Museum Hilton Head Is. Parents Night Out Summer Camps

Summer is a fun time to visit The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is.

Enjoy the museum’s new summer hours (now open on Monday) and their new Membership Benefits. Now’s the perfect time to become a member and receive member discounts on Summer Camp, Parent’s Night Out, and MORE.

JUNE HOURS @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is.
Sunday: Closed | Monday-Saturday: 10AM – 5PM

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Summer Camps @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. 

WEEKLY 8:30-11:30am / MONDAY-FRIDAY July 3-28
Summer Camp at The Sandbox is uniquely designed for kids 3-11. Your children will enjoy supervised play time in the Museum, fun activities and crafts pertaining to a weekly theme, educational activities and messy fun!

Don’t delay registering for this popular camp – the week of July 3rd is already SOLD OUT!

Cost: Weekly and Daily Pricing Available/Members Receive Discount

Click here for more summer camp information and pricing details or call (843) 842-7645 to sign up now.

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Parents Night Out

Wednesday & Thursday evenings, July 5-27, 6-9PM
Treat yourself to a parents night out while your kids (imaginations) run wild! Children ages 3-9 years will enjoy playing in our hands-on exhibits and activity areas. A staff-supervised arts and crafts activity and a pizza dinner will also be provided.

Cost: $30/child or $20/child for Siblings & Members
24-hour advanced reservations are highly recommended
Call (843) 842-7645 to sign up now. Details here. 

The Sandbox Children’s Museum, 18-A Pope Avenue, next to St. Andrew’s by the Sea United Methodist Church, Hilton Head Is., 29928 www.thesandbox.org The Sandbox Children’s Museum is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

 

Free Children’s Music Concerts, Bluffton & Hilton Head Is.

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Free children's concerts Head IslSing, dance, wiggle, jump, skip and learn through interactive children’s music @ free children’s music concerts in Bluffton & Hilton Head Island.

Live guitar and non-stop fun with Patty Shukla.

For more information visit http://www.youtube.com/pattyshukla

Children’s Music Concert – Open to the Public
BLUFFTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
Monday, June 19 at 10:30AM – 11:15AM
Bluffton Public Library
120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton, SC 29910-9628, United States
Free

HILTON HEAD, SOUTH CAROLINA
Monday, June 19 at 2-2:45PM
Beaufort County Libraries: Hilton Head Branch
11 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29926
Free

Hilton Head/Bluffon Memorial Day Events: Annual Sandbox @ the Stables celebration

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Sandbox Hilton Head Memorial Day events Sea Pines Savannah family

You’re invited to the 6th Annual Sandbox at the Stables Memorial Day Celebration @ Lawton Stables in Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island this Mon. May 29.

Pony rides, water slides, crafts, facepainting, food and treats, and MORE.

Proceeds benefit The Sandbox—good times for a good cause.

It’s not too late to enter the Raffle. Enter to win Four (4) One Day Park Hopper Passes to Walt Disney World Orlando
$5 each or 5/$20. Only a few tickets remain.

Drawing at 1PM. Need not be present to win. All proceeds benefit The Sandbox Children’s Museum.

General Admission
$5/Person
Children under one are FREE! Concession and activity tickets are $1 each
(Plus, $6 per vehicle Sea Pines gate entry fee)

Activities (some free, some require activity tickets) scheduled include:

Craft projects
Inflatable water slides and bounce houses
Pony rides
Facepainting by Morgan’s Mommy Facepainting People
Family games and activities
Live remotes from SC103.1 and 104.9 The Surf
The Cowpoke Caper Parade is back again at High Noon! Come dressed as your favorite cowpoke and bring your cowpoke name – creativity is key! Free bandanas to the first 50 entries!

There will be hot dogs and burgers fresh off the grill, as well as refreshments including sno cones and cotton candy, all available for purchase.

For more information about Sandbox at the Stables, call (843) 842-7645.

Guests will park at the Trolley Stop inside Sea Pines Gate and ride the free trolley to Lawton Stables. (there is NO Event parking at Lawton Stables)

The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Pope Avenue will be closed on Memorial Day.

The Sandbox Children’s Museum, 18-A Pope Avenue, next to St. Andrew’s by the Sea United Methodist Church, Hilton Head Is., 29928 www.thesandbox.org The Sandbox Children’s Museum is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah Summer Camps 2017: Register for Tormenta FC/Storm Soccer Academy Soccer Programs

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Summer 2017 Soccer Camp Tormenta Storm Youth Training

Register for Tormenta FC/Storm Soccer Academy Soccer Programs for Summer 2017

Soccer Camps
Tormenta FC/Storm SA Summer Camps are the perfect soccer camp to improve in all areas of the game. These camps are beneficial for beginners as well as advanced players. From Sweet Feet-aged players to the highest level of youth soccer participants, Tormenta FC Camps offer a unique, dynamic soccer environment in which players master the mental, physical, and technical skills of the game.

Savannah Camps
· Camps available:
June 5-9, Ambuc Park Savannah, half day
July 17-21, Islands YMCA, half or full day
July 24-28, The Landings, half day
· All camps include a T-shirt; full day camps include a soccer ball
· More information available at www.TormentaFCYouth.com
· Please click the following link to register: http://sc-stormsa.sportsaffinity.com

Hilton Head Camps
· Camps available:
June 12-17, Island Rec Center, half day*
June 26-30, Hilton Head Prep, half or full day*
July 10-15, Hilton Head Christian Academy, half day
July 31- August 4, Essevee Soccer School, half day
· All camps include a T-shirt
· More information available at www.TormentaFCYouth.com
· Please click the following link to register: http://sc-stormsa.sportsaffinity.com. *Registration for Islands Rec Center and Hilton Head Prep is through their site. Visit www.TormentaFCYouth.com for links to register

Summer Training
Keep your skills up by signing up for summer training! We will focus on juggling, foot skills development, 1v1 situations, and more. You can sign up for 4 or 8 weeks.

Program details and registration process:

· Summer training available in Hilton Head, Richmond Hill, Savannah, and Statesboro
· Session 1 runs June 5-30; Session 2 runs July 3-28
· $125 per session or $200 for both sessions.
· More information available at www.TormentaFCYouth.com
· Please click the following link to register: http://sc-stormsa.sportsaffinity.com

About Tormenta FC/Storm SA

Tormenta FC/Storm SA was created in 2010 to service players who want to excel in soccer at the highest levels. Its creation has provided numerous participants with the opportunity to train locally and compete at the highest level regionally and nationally as they develop and graduate through our program. Tormenta FC/Storm SA seeks soccer players between the ages of 2 and 18 who wish to reach their potential and are committed to seeking excellence through our specific curriculum. Tormenta FC/Storm SA draws players from around the Low Country and provides training opportunities in Savannah, Hilton Head, and Statesboro.

Contact info: 843-860-8788, email jeremyaven@StormSoccerAcademy.com, www.TormentaFCYouth.com, On Facebook here. Tormenta FC/Storm SA is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Save the date: Matilda Jane Clothing introduces swim line @ trunk shows in Bluffton, Savannah

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Matilda Jane Trunk Shows Savannah Bluffton Hilton Head Swimsuits

Introducing Matilda Jane Clothing’s first ever swim line – just in time for beach season.

Picture darling ruffles, dainty prints & vintage-inspired details. Pieces for baby, girls, tween & women  – something for all ages.

Senior Team Leader Matilda Jane Clothing Robyn Shirley – serving Bluffton/Hilton Head Is. & the Savannah area – is looking forward to sharing this beautiful MJC swim line with you.

You’re invited to Robyn’s Matilda Jane Clothing trunk shows Monday May 1 2017, 10-1PM @ 11 Okatie Road in Bluffton or @ The Landings in Savannah Friday May 5, 10AM-Noon. Contact Robyn for more info via email robynS@matildajaneclothing.com or call 843-384-3842

Robyn is now booking trunk shows for those interested and is looking to add a trunk keeper to help her in Savannah.

To book a show in your area, email Robyn: robynS@matildajaneclothing.com or call 843-384-3842

Shop directly from Robyn’s personal MJC website here.  To get the inside scoop – request to join Robyn’s private Facebook group here.

Robyn Shirley, Matilda Jane Team Leader and Trunk Keeper #124, Bluffton, SC, email RobynS@matildajaneclothing.com, tel: 843-384-3842, Robyn Shirley is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

 

Free Family-Friendly “Tech Fest”, Bluffton

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Free events Savannah Bluffton The Don Ryan Center for Innovation in Bluffton will host the first-ever “Tech Fest” on May 18 featuring demo coding, robotics and animation plus food trucks.

This event, which is free and open to the public, will provide the community with an unprecedented look at the innovative teaching techniques happening today at local schools. Featuring:

* Robotics demonstrations
* Student project presentations
* Hands-on activities & demonstrations for kids & adults
* Unique, fun learning environment and a great way to encourage innovation in students.
* Networking opportunities with student innovators, entrepreneurs and some of the area’s most successful innovators and graduates of the DRCI Business Incubator Program

Tech Fest will gather the region’s innovators for an evening celebrating technology in the classroom — and beyond.

Tech Fest
Thurs. May 18 2017 5-7PM
Outdoors at the Don Ryan Center for Innovation’s temporary headquarters, located in Buckwalter Place, adjacent to the Bluffton Police Department.

Tech Fest will gather educators, and student innovators from the area’s schools, with presentations and demonstrations from Bluffton Elementary, McCracken Middle School, Cross Schools, River Ridge Academy, Bluffton High School and May River High School.

The event will feature students and their teachers showcasing the state-of-the-art technology and innovative teaching techniques being utilized in today’s classrooms and will give students the opportunity to present their groundbreaking projects.

Food trucks include It’s Only Fair, Downtown Curbside Kitchen and Joe Loves Lobster Rolls.

For more information about The Don Ryan Center for Innovation and Tech Fest, visit donryancenter.com

Ignite the Senses 1st Annual Autism Awareness 5K Bubble Run & Children’s Dash, Bluffton

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Autism Awareness 5K Dash Bluffton 2017 Here’s a way to participate in a 5K and raise money for people with autism.

The Ignite the Senses 1st Annual Autism Awareness 5K Bubble Run & Children’s Dash, April 29 2017, 8-10AM

This 5K Bubble Run & Children’s Dash is to raise community awareness and acceptance for those living with autism. The proceeds from this event will provide scholarships and special activities, such as a caring Santa and art and music programs for the special needs population.

The 5K race starts and ends at the Bluffton Oyster Factory Park. It is a fast and flat course thru Old Town Bluffton, chipped timed by Palmetto Running Company. Followed by a Children’s DASH event. The award ceremony will take place following DASH.

Packet Pick up Friday April 28 9AM-7PM at Ignite the Senses Gym, 163 Bluffton Road, Suite C-1 and Race day morning from 7-7:30AM at the race start.

Race location: Downtown Bluffton starting and ending at the Oyster Factory.

No race day registration available.

Register here. 

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

Hilton Head/Bluffton Kids’ Activities: Free Family Fun Night @ The Sandbox

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

 

 

Memorial Day Sandbox Stables Lawton Hilton Head Bluffton

6th Annual Sandbox at the Stables Fundraiser, May 29

Come to the Lawton Stables for a Memorial Day Celebration benefiting The Sandbox Children’s Museum.

Sandbox at the Stables, Mon. May 29 from 10AM-2PM @ Lawton Stables in Sea Pines Resort.

Activities (some free, some require activity tickets) scheduled include:

Craft projects
Inflatable water slides and bounce houses
Pony rides
Facepainting by Morgan’s Mommy Facepainting People
Family games and activities
Live remotes from SC103.1 and 104.9 The Surf
The Cowpoke Caper Parade is back again at High Noon! Come dressed as your favorite cowpoke and bring your cowpoke name – creativity is key! Free bandanas to the first 50 entries!

There will be hot dogs and burgers fresh off the grill, as well as refreshments including sno cones and cotton candy, all available for purchase.

Admission is $5 per person; tickets for concessions and activities are $1 each.  (Plus, $6 per vehicle Sea Pines gate entry fee)
(Members:$5/person and you will receive $5 in concession tickets for each paid admission)

Guests will park at the Trolley Stop inside Sea Pines Gate and ride the free trolley to Lawton Stables. (there is NO Event parking at Lawton Stables)

The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Pope Avenue will be closed on Memorial Day.

The Sandbox Children’s Museum, 18-A Pope Avenue, next to St. Andrew’s by the Sea United Methodist Church, Hilton Head Is., 29928 www.thesandbox.org The Sandbox Children’s Museum is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

U-Pick Strawberries for Spring 2017 in Savannah, Beaufort area

Monday, March 27th, 2017

You-Pick Strawberries @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, Savannah to open April 17 for 2017 season.

Hours are 9AM-1PM Monday-Thursday & Saturdays. (Closed Fridays & Sundays) No picking on Easter Weekend.

Cost: $2.50/lb. Cash & credit cards accepted. No checks.

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm continues to offer fresh berry fruits for picking from the fields when in season.

Call 912-921-5460 to learn the status of the field prior to arriving, as poor weather or large crowds may pick the field clean well before the 1PM scheduled closing. The best time to pick is first thing in the morning at 9 am (as it is cooler, too)

Learn more here. 

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Dempsey Farms U-Pick, St. Helena Is., SC

Dempsey Farms –  a family owned operation on St. Helena Island, SC,  11 miles east of Beaufort – has opened for the Spring 2017 U-pick strawberry season on a limited schedule. Please call for hours & to confirm the u-pick fields are open. When the fields get picked out, the u-pick fields close so berries can ripen.
(843) 838-3656
Payments: Cash or checks
1576 Sea Island Parkway
Saint Helena Island, SC 29920

Learn more here. 

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Ottawa Farms U-Pick, Bloomingdale, Ga.

U-pick strawberry fields are open for the Spring 2017 season.

Hours: 9AM-4:30PM Tues-Sat.; 1-5PM Sun.
702 Bloomingdale Road
Bloomingdale, Ga 31302
Call ahead to confirm fields are open for picking: 912-748-3035

Learn more here.

 

FREE Touch-A-Truck, Bluffton, April 1

Monday, March 27th, 2017

free touch truck Bluffton HIlton Head Savannah

Touch-A-Truck at Tanger Outlets, Bluffton SC
Sat. April 1, 2017 • 11AM

Calling kids of all ages! Come to Touch-A-Truck free event Saturday, April 1, 11AM – 2PM @ the Tanger Outlets Hilton Head 1 location. Come climb, honk and explore a variety of trucks and vehicles from Bluffton Township Fire Department, the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, Palmetto Electric, Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office and many more.

FREE ENTRY. Admission is free. Please bring a school supply donation in support of Project Connect, a community-wide program created by the Hilton Head-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce.  Project Connect is requesting basic school supplies- paper, pencils, crayons, folders, composition books along with special items like ITunes Gift Cards (for Smart Boards that operate off apps), Clorox wipes and hand sanitizer.

Tanger Outlets Hilton Head 1
1252 Fording Island Road
Bluffton, SC, 29910
Admission Details: FREE

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Spring 2017 Farmers’ Markets in Wilmington Is., Richmond Hill, Savannah, Bluffton, Hilton Head Is.

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Wilmington Island Farmers Market Savannah Spring 2017 means the return of seasonal farmers markets like the popular, family-friendly Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market, which offers fun for adults and kids on Saturday mornings at Islands High School.

Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market
Saturdays, 9AM-1PM
Islands High School
170 Whitemarsh Island Road
Savannah, GA 31410
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More Farmers’ Markets in Savannah & the Lowcountry

Richmond Hill Farmers’ Market
Tuesdays, 2-6PM
520 Cedar St.
Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324
Opening Day, Tues. March 28
2-6PM
Fresh produce, baked goods & local crafts.

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Forsyth Farmers Market
9 AM-1 PM Saturdays year round
Located at the South End of Forsyth Park, Savannah

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Bethesda Academy Farm & Gardens Farm Stand
3-5PM Wednesdays
An organic farm stand managed by Bethesda students and staff.
Open the public.
Bethesda Academy
9520 Ferguson Ave., Savannah 31406
912.351.2061 On Facebook here.

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Farmers Market of Bluffton
1-6PM Thursdays
Located at Carson Cottages in Old Town Bluffton, 40 Calhoun St. intersection of Calhoun Street & Lawrence Street, Bluffton, 29910-7014

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Farmers Market @ Sea Pines Center, Hilton Head Is.
10AM-2PM Tuesdays March 21-Dec. 19 2017
The Shops @ Sea Pines Center
71 Lighthouse Rd. (843) 322-1900.
Details here.

Easter Egg Hunts 2017, Chick Hatchery & Easter Fests – Savannah, Pooler, Hilton Head Is., Richmond Hill

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Easter Egg Hunts 2017 Savannah Hilton Head Is. Richmond Hill Pooler
Easter Egg Hunts 2017, Chick Hatchery & Easter Fun

Visit our annual list of Easter Egg Hunts & kids’ Easter events in Savannah, Pooler, Hilton Head Is., Richmond Hill (many of which are free). See the Easter 2017 Fun list here.

Hilton Head/Bluffton Kids’ Activities: Free Family Fun Night @ The Sandbox

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Sandbox Children's Museum Hilton Head Is. You are invited to FREE Family Fun Night this Friday March 3 @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is.

This community event is free for all families – visitors and Hilton Head Island area residents are all welcome!

It’s a chance for parents and kids to play and explore our exhibits indoors as well as outdoors with Bounce House and Big Blue Blocks (weather permitting). This month we’ll offer a “Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead” craft inside and, as always, light refreshments will be served at no cost.

Bring some friends to Family Fun Night, too. It’s an excellent opportunity for those unfamiliar to learn more about The Sandbox with the museum’s 11 unique, hands-on exhibits and seasonal programs. This casual evening of fun and learning is also a way to connect and meet new friends in our community.

An hour or two of playful family together time is an awesome way to end your busy week.

COST: FREE!
Brought to you by The Bargain Box
March 3 | 5:30 – 7:30PM at The Sandbox
18A Pope Avenue,
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
843.842.7645

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Birthday Discount

Let’s have a party!

The Sandbox Children’s Museum Birthday Party Room is available to rent for your celebration.

Remember, you receive a 20% discount on one birthday party per year with your annual membership to The Sandbox.

Visit http://www.thesandbox.org/birthday-parties or call 843-842-7645 for scheduling and more information.

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March Museum Hours

Sunday-Monday: Closed | Tuesday-Saturday: 10AM-5PM

The Sandbox Children’s Museum is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

St. Baldrick’s headshaving fundraisers 2017 to fight kids’ cancer, Hilton Head Is. & Savannah

Monday, February 27th, 2017

You have two chances to take part in St. Baldrick’s headshaving fundraisers, one on Hilton Head Is. & a second in Savannah.

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Hilton Head St. Baldrick’s headshaving fundraiser, March 18

Mellow Mushroom of Hilton Head Island will host the sixth annual St. Baldrick’s headshaving fundraiser on Sat. March 18 2017, 3-5PM.

Joe DiNovo of Joe’s Barbershop will lead the team of barbers shaving the heads of the Hilton Head area men, women and children, encouraging the community to support their action by making donations to their team.

In addition to the headshaving, the event will feature a silent auction and live music.

The fundraiser is organized by Terry and Cynthia Cermak, who started the event in honor of their son Henry.

In 2013, St. Baldrick’s created a Hero Fund in his name: the Henry Cermak Fund for Pediatric Cancer Research. The Cermak’s headshaving events have raised over $110,000.00 for Henry’s Fund, and provided 50% of the funding for a research grant studying pediatric brain cancer treatments at St. Jude Hospital.

This year, the goal is to surpass $125,000 in total donations for Henry’s Fund.

Anyone can join a team or start their own team here. There are many ways for volunteers to raise funds without shaving their heads. Merchants who wish to help sponsor the event can call 843-298-2775 or email henrys1ups@gmail.com.

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Savannah St. Baldrick’s headshaving fundraiser, March 25

Savannah City Market
March 25, 2017 Noon-4PM
219 W Bryan street, Savannah, GA US

Join a team or donate here. 

Savannah daytrips: U-Pick Daffodils in Okatie, SC near Bluffton

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

U-pick daffodils Bluffton Okatie Savannah

So thankful to a trusty SouthernMamas.com reader/mom for telling us about this U-pick Daffodils farm in nearby Okatie, SC (near Bluffton).

Opening update weather & conditions permitting: OPEN FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, March 3 & 4.

UPickDaffodils.com is family owned and operated on what was once the family dairy farm. Chuck and Diane have planted several varieties of daffodils, not all of which bloom at the same time nor even each year, according to their Web site.

Cash or check only. Cost is 25 cents per stem.

Hours of operation are dependent upon the weather & availability of flowers. Check here and on Facebook here for hours  & opening/closing updates.

UPickDaffodils
48 Calhoun Plantation Road
Okatie, SC 29909
843-368-1998
chuck@upickdaffodils.com

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