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Savannah Ballet Theatre presents The Little Mermaid

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Little Mermaid Savannah Ballet classes

Bring your kids to Savannah Ballet Theatre’s production of The Little Mermaid on April 21 at The Lucas Theatre for the Arts in Savannah.

Each performance will be followed up with a Character Meet and Greet, free with ticket. Kids’ tickets for the matinee are only $12!

The world-renowned professional company along with local students from the community will present two performances on April 21. SBT’s production of The Little Mermaid premiered in 2015 and launched SBT’s series of original ballets adapted from adventure-filled stories.

SBT’s adaptation is based on the tale by Hans Christian Andersen – moving audiences beyond the Disney version and allowing them to experience the story in a new way.

The Little Mermaid ballet
The Lucas Theatre for the Arts
April 21, 2018
Showtimes: 1PM & 7:30PM
Tickets: $12-$35,
Tickets: Savannah Box Office 912-525-5050
Buy tickets online here.

Savannah Ballet Theatre will also present a special outreach performance for K-12 schools students on Fri. April 20 at 10AM at the Lucas Theatre. Outreach tickets: $5 for students with free tickets for teachers. For outreach info, contact Abby McCuen at 912-897-2102.

About Savannah Ballet Theatre

Established in 1998, Savannah Ballet Theatre is the premiere ballet company of Coastal Georgia. It is SBT’s mission “to develop and showcase the talent of dedicated Savannah dancers and to engage in educational outreach and promotion of the art of dance within our community.”

Learn more here. 

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(Savannah Mother’s Day 2018) Keepsake Plaster Hand Casting Special @ Telfair Museums

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Telfair Museum Mother's Day Savannah Hand Casting

Keepsake Plaster Hand Casting Special for Mother’s Day 2018 @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah
1-3PM, Saturdays & Sundays, April 1-May 13 2018

Create a fun and memorable keepsake of your own hand.

This activity for families, friends, and individuals is the perfect way to create a personalized sculpture. Using quick-setting, skin-safe materials, participants will make molds of their hands resulting in highly detailed, colorful, and expressive plaster casts. The process takes about an hour.

Pre-registration is required. Pre-register at Telfair.org/learn or by calling 912-790-8823

Cost: Museum members $15, non-members ages 12 and up $35 (includes museum admission).

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JEPSON CENTER
207 W. York St. Savannah, 31401

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Kindermusik Savannah Discount

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Kindermusik Savannah toddlers Share Love discount

Share the love of music with a friend in March!

Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano is offering their best discount of the year, the annual “Share the Love,” where all enrolled get a chance to share the price of the enrollment (2 for the price of 1!) with a new friend they bring in.

Just text “Share the Love” to 912-432-5885 for the details on how to apply!

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Daily kids’ activities @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Savannah Children's Museum daily programs special SeussFest

Take time to check out Savannah Children’s Museum. The magical outdoor place is at the Georgia State Railroad Museum in Savannah and features over a dozen exhibits designed to expand the imaginations of children including an exploration maze, a reading nook and a sensory garden.

Upcoming Special Events @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Wee Play Wednesdays @ Savannah Children’s Museum, 10AM-Noon. Storytimes; a make & take craft; music & movement activities. All participants are encouraged to bring their own snack for an extra storytime picnic at the end of the program. Feb. 21, 2018 10AM-12PM
March 21, 2018 10AM-12PM Details here. 

Seuss Fest 2018 @ Savannah Children’s Museum, 10AM-4PM Sat. Feb. 24 2018. Details here. 

Sensory Soft Sunday @ Savannah Children’s Museum, 9-11AM Sun. March 4 2018. This provides opportunities for families who have children with special needs or autism to make local connections before the museum opens. The goal is for families to explore and enjoy the space with less concern regarding crowds. Details here. 

SPECIAL OPEN DAYS: Savannah Children’s Museum often has special open days on school holidays. The museum will be open Monday & Tuesday Feb. 19 & 20 2018, 10AM-4PM.

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Daily kids’ programs @ the museum

Various kids programs offered each day by the museum’s expert educators include:

Savannah Children's Museum Daily Activities Kids Toddlers

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School Year Hours: Sept. 5 – May 28 2018
Monday & Tuesday: CLOSED (large groups)
Wednesday – Saturday: 10AM – 4PM
Sunday: 11AM – 4PM
*Please note that the Museum may close due to weather conditions.

Call ahead for accurate closing information at 912-651-4292.

Find admission cost info here. 

Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, 31401, (912) 651-4292, email info@savannahchildrensmuseum.orgwww.savannahchildrensmuseum.org Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Easter Egg Hunts 2018 & Easter Fests – Savannah, Hilton Head Is., Richmond Hill

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Easter Egg Hunts 2018 Savannah Chick Hatchery
Easter Egg Hunts & Easter Fun 2018

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

See the 2018 list of Easter Egg Hunts & Festivities here. 

Superhero Saturday Feb. 17 @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe, Savannah

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Superhero Saturday Henny Penny Art Space Cafe Savannah toddlers

Kids can learn to draw superheros this Saturday Feb. 17 2018 during “Superhero Saturday” @ Henny Penny Art Space &  Cafe in Savannah.

This Sat. from 1-2:30PM, Comic Book Artist Rashad Doucet & Steve Hommel will tell participants how to draw green lantern characters.

For all ages. Cost: $20.

Please preregister your child as space is limited. Pre-register by emailing info@thescribbleartstudio.com

Henny Penny is located at 1514 Bull St. Savannah.

Nestled just blocks from Forsyth Park, Henny Penny Art Space and Cafe also provides custom-designed arts and crafts kits for all ages, workshops, classes, and is available for booking birthday parties.

Henny Penny offers regular programs for children seven days a week. See all the programs here. 

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

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

U-pick daffodils Bluffton Okatie Savannah

U-pick Daffodils farm in nearby Okatie, SC (near Bluffton)

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

The field is expected to be open Thursday and Friday, Feb 22 & 23, 10AM to 4PM.  Farm owners will post if they’re able to be open this weekend as soon as they know. Please call or text 843-368-1998 to make sure the farm still has flowers.

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, according to their Web site.

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

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

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Daytrips

Find more daytrips from the Savannah-area here. 

Things to do with toddlers in Savannah: Kindermusik classes

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Kindermusik toddler Savannah mommy me

February musical playdates are coming up at Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano .

Join Kindermusik Savannah with your 0-7 year old for the endearing, exciting class “Good Morning, Good Night!” We’ll be exploring the music of morning time and nighttime. Spaces are limited.

Each child will take home an instrument and ten songs!

Enroll online while there’s still time at kindermusikwith88keys.com to reserve your little ones a space. See you soon!

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Mommy & Me Crafts; Adult Crafting; Homeschool Meet-Ups @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe, Savannah

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Henny Penny Art Space Cafe Savannah arts crafts mommy & me toddlers homeschool

Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah has lots of creative fun to offer this February 2018 including weekly homeschool meetups; mommy & me craft mornings; special Saturday workshops; and adult crafting – all with different themes each week.

Weekday Classes • All Ages

MONDAYS
Storytime Art
10am-12pm | $5

Homeschool Meet Up: Sculpting, Painting, & More
1pm-5pm | $7; $5 siblings
Feb. 19 Printmaking
Feb. 26 Koala Portraits
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TUESDAYS
Play Doh Play Dates
10am-5pm | $5
Cookie cutters, rolling pins, we’ve got everything to make wonderful play doh creations in our “mini” kitchen!
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Mommy Me Crafty Mornings Savannah Henny Penny

WEDNESDAYS
Mommy & Me Crafty Mornings
10am-12pm | All Ages | $5
Feb. 14 Framed Heart Art
Feb. 21 Bunny Puppets
Feb. 28 Unicorn Portraits

homeschool meet-up henny penny art space cafe Savannah

Homeschool Meet Up
1pm-5pm | $7; $5 for siblings
Join us for a weekly art project inspired by famous artists! No pre-registration required, just show up!
Feb. 14 Patterned Owls
Feb. 21 Alexander Calder Lions
Feb. 28 Joan Miro
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Adult Crafting Henny Penny Art Space Savannah

THURSDAYS
Play Doh Play Dates
10am-5pm | $5
Cookie cutters, rolling pins, we’ve got everything to make wonderful play doh creations in our “mini” kitchen!

Adult Crafting
1pm-5pm | $10
Feb. 15 Special Occasion Hats
Feb. 22 Floating Ballerinas

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FRIDAYS
Petite Picassos
10am-5pm | All Ages | $5
Kids paint at their very own “petite” sized easels! Sit back and relax with a coffee, we’ll provide your little artist with everything needed to make their own masterpiece!

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SATURDAYS
Calling All Animal Lovers
10am-5pm | All Ages | $5
Paint a different animal on canvas each week!

Special Saturday Workshops
1-2:30PM | All ages  | $15
Feb. 17: Superhero Saturday

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SUNDAYS

Henny Penny is now open Sundays. Which means Open Studio is available 7 days a week, 10AM-5PM. $5
Open Studio: Kids love to create. Henny Penny loves to help. They’ll provide a variety of art materials for your child to make something uniquely special.

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About Henny Penny 

Henny Penny is located at 1514 Bull St. Savannah.

Nestled just blocks from Forsyth Park, Henny Penny Art Space and Cafe also provides custom-designed arts and crafts kits for all ages, workshops, classes, and is available for booking birthday parties.

Foxy Loxy Cafe & Scribble Art Studio opened Henny Penny in 2017.

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Kindermusik Savannah Family Jam Night for $10 per family

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Kindermusik Savannah playdates toddlers

Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano invites your family to their first Family Jam Night of 2018!

This Saturday, Feb. 10 at 6:15PM, join Kindermusik Savannah for playing instruments, movement, singing, music, listening, stories and MORE!

Open to ages 0-7 with their caregivers- only $10 for the whole family.

Enroll at kindermusikwith88keys.com or text JAM to 912-432-5885.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

WEE Play Wednesdays @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Wee Wednesdays Savannah Children's Museum

Come visit Savannah Children’s Museum for the launch of WEE PLAY Wednesday, a new program that engages the littlest explorers in child development activities with their parent or caregiver.

The program includes storytimes; a make & take craft; music & movement activities. All participants are encouraged to bring their own snack for an extra storytime picnic at the end of the program. All activities will take place in Savannah Children’s Museum’s Baggage Car unless otherwise noted.

WEE PLAY Wednesdays are FREE for members and FREE with the price of regular admission, $7.50 per person over the age of 18 months.

Upcoming WEE PLAY Wednesday dates include:
Feb. 21, 2018 10AM-12PM
March 21, 2018 10AM-12PM

Savannah Children’s Museum
655 Louisville Rd.
Savannah, GA

COST: $7.50 for each guest over the age of 18 months. FREE for members. Details on becoming a Coastal Heritage Society member here.

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Things to do with toddlers in Savannah: Art Start @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Toddlers Activities Savannah Telfair Museums Art Start Jepson Center

Telfair Museums in Savannah invites their youngest patrons to the Jepson Center for story time, a special tour & an art activity on the third Thursday morning of each month.

Strollers, crying babies & older siblings are all welcome @ this monthly program.

Art Start: Stroller and Toddler Tours
3rd Thursday of Every Month
10:30-11:30AM
$5 per child / adult members free / adult non-members $12

Start your day with art with our new and combined programs! Once a month, our youngest patrons are invited to the museum for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here. Come play and learn with us!

April 19 2018
Bonaventure Cemetery

May 17 2018
Rolling Stone Press

June 21 2018 
The Open Road

July 19 2018
Savannah Families Abroad

Aug. 16 2018
Complex Uncertainties

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Technology & Art Gallery 
Daily during museum hours
Kids’ can interact with technology at the Jepson Center for the Arts. Complementing the ArtZeum, the Jepson Center’s Technology and Art Gallery is a great place for visitors of all ages to explore interactive and new media art. This long-term rotating exhibit introduces viewers to new media works that use various types of video & computer processing.

Remember: museum admission is always free for children ages 12 & younger.

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Jepson Center kids' activities Savannah

Drop-In Studio
Different project each month
Daily 1-4PM
Jepson Center
FREE with museum admission

Unleash your creativity in the Jepson Center studios every day for artmaking projects for all ages. Work at your own pace and comfort level. Each month features a special project designed to connect with a specific exhibition at the museum. A studio assistant is always on-hand to answer questions and assist guests. Drop-In Studio is open all year round & perfect for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Remember: museum admission is always free for children ages 12 & younger.

Drop-in Studio Monthly Themes

February
Landscape Painting

March
Photography

April
Landscape Watercolors

May
Abstract Mono Prints

June & July
Various projects in the Eckburg Atrium

August
Complex Uncertainties

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JEPSON CENTER
207 W. York St. Savannah, 31401

Jepson Center for the Arts, 912-790-8800 or visit www.telfair.org. Telfair Museums is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

FREE Family Fun Night @ Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is.

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Sandbox Children's Museum Hilton Head Free Family Night 2018

FREE Family Fun Night
Fri. Feb 2 | 5:30 – 7:30PM
Join The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head this Friday for the FREE Family Fun Night.  This is a community event designed to bring families together for a cost-free evening of creativity and play. Weather permitting, the Bounce House and Big Blue Blocks will be available for play outdoors, or you can explore our exhibits and enjoy a craft indoors. Light refreshments will also be served free of charge.

FREE & FUN for all ages.

Supported by The Bargain Box
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The Sandbox Children’s Museum
18A Pope Avenue,
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
843.842.7645

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Kindermusik Savannah February Musical Playdates & Family Jam Night

Saturday, January 27th, 2018

Kindermusik Savannah Mommy & Me toddlers music classes

Family music time at night!

What could be more special for your little one? Join Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano on Saturday evening, Feb. 10 @ 6:15PM for Family Jam Night. Only $10 for the entire family (0-7 year-olds welcome).

February 2018 Musical Playdates for ages 0-7

And speaking of night, Kindermusik Savannah is running their February play dates this month three times: 2/17, 2/22 and 2/24 at 10AM
The theme: “Good Morning, Good Night!”

Join Kindermusik Savannah with your 0-7 year olds, as they celebrate these bookends to your child’s day through music, movement, instruments, stories & more.

Each child will receive an instrument to take home, 10 Kindermusik songs & a bonus gift at the end of class valued at $10. Tuition: $15 per child, and only $5 for siblings. Enroll today at kindermusikwith88keys.com.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

 

Seuss Fest 2018 @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Seuss Fest 2018 Savannah Children's Museum

Savannah Children’s Museum will host Seuss Fest, a Dr. Seuss-themed event on Sat. Feb. 24 10AM-4PM to celebrate the fun & whimsical world of Dr. Seuss.

Museum educators will lead the group with Seuss stories, games & activities. Highlights include a “Seuss Science Station,” a “Save the Trees Station with The Lorax” & a “Seusstastic Selfie Station,” complete with costumes & props.

Community partners will provide Seuss-filled fun throughout the day. The Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah will have an interactive game; the University of Georgia Marine Extension & Georgia Sea Grant will lead an activity; Savannah Children’s Theatre will share performances throughout the day.

Seuss Fest 2018
10AM-4PM Sat. Feb. 24 2018
Savannah Children’s Museum
655 Louisville Rd.
Savannah, GA 31401.
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Admission to “Seuss Fest” is included in the cost of regular admission to Savannah Children’s Museum, $7.50 for all guests 18 months & older. This event is free for Coastal Heritage Society members. Learn about becoming a member here.

“Seuss Fest is one of our favorite events of the year! We are able to take the fantastical work of Dr. Seuss and incorporate it into fun educational programs centered on a wide range of subjects like literacy, science, and conservation!” said Sara Boon, Education Specialist at Coastal Heritage Society. “It is great to see children interact with all of the fun activities happening on site and be transported into the world of Dr. Seuss by using their imaginations.”

Interested in sponsoring this year’s Seuss Fest? Want to challenge Savannah Children’s Museum educators to read as many pages as possible? Donate to this year’s Book Nook Read-A-Thon! Your support will benefit our site’s daily operations. Pledge today at: go.rallyup.com/scmseussfest.

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Kindermusik Savannah Family Jam Night for $10 per family

Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Kindermusik Savannah toddlers mommy me

Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys announces its next Family Jam Night!

An AFFORDABLE event for the whole family: Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano is offering their bimonthly Family Jam Night on Sat. Feb. 10 at 6:15PM.

For only $10 for the entire family (ages 0-7 welcome), come experience music, singing, instruments, movement & more! Spaces are limited & fill quickly, so enroll online today at kindermusikwith88keys.com.

Let it begin with…Kindermusik.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser