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(Parent & Me Events) Sleigh Bells Kindermusik Savannah playdate

Monday, December 5th, 2022

Kindermusik Savannah Wintry Playdates Sat. Dec. 10

Two times! 10 & 11AM

The bells are ringing, the snow is falling, and the cold wind is blowing, but inside the Kindermusik Savannah classroom all is warm as they celebrate their December 2022 musical playdates: Sleigh Bells! 

Come with your newborn to 7-year old  for this cozy, wintry playdate you won’t want to miss.

Parents and children together will engage with instruments, singing, moving, dancing, story time, and more delightful activities in this exciting one-time Kindermusik class.

Limited spaces! Claim your child’s spot before it fills.  NOTE: 10AM class is nearly full; still spaces left for 11AM.

Enroll at kindermusikwith88keys.com or text 912-432-5885 for more info  

Kindermusik…A Good Beginning Never Ends. 

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(Savannah Holidays 2022) Coastal Heritage Society Presents Annual Savannah Santa Train

Friday, December 2nd, 2022

Savannah Santa Train 2022, Dec. 10 @ Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah

Savannah Santa Train, one of the largest annual holiday family events in the Lowcountry, returns on Sat. Dec. 10, 2022, 9AM-5PM @ Georgia State Railroad Museum, 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah.

Festive activities and entertainment include a holiday-themed diesel locomotive train ride experience, Tin Soldier training, crafts and historic children’s games. Enjoy a performance by the Gretchen Greene School of Dance, see and purchase hand-crafted artisan spinning tops made in front of you by the Lowcountry Turners, and celebrate the season with festive holiday dancing with Minick Family Music, and share your Christmas wishes during a visit with Santa Claus.

Complimentary donuts and coffee will be shared by The Salvation Army’s mobile CanteenThe Big Cheese food truck and Jonny Boy Cookies will serve gourmet grilled cheese and sweet dessert treats available for purchase at the event.

Savannah Santa Train is hosted each year by Georgia State Railroad Museum and Savannah Children’s Museum. Tickets are $15 per person for all guests age eighteen months and up and online pre-registration is required here

CHS Members will receive a discounted ticket rate of $12 per person. Find info on becoming a member here.

Train rides are available every fifteen minutes, so please select a time to reserve your seat.

Get tickets here.

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Enrichment Saturday @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center: Wolves

Wednesday, November 30th, 2022

Oatland Island Wildlife Center Enrichment Saturday – Wolves

This event allows the public to see some of the special work that often goes on behind-the-scenes at Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah.

Enrichment Saturday is an opportunity to witness how the Animal Care Staff provides special treats and activities to help hone the animals’ natural behaviors. Adults and children will participate in creating enrichment material for Oatland’s resident wolves and will watch the wolves experience their special creations.

Sat. Dec 10 2022, 9:30–10:30AM

Oatland Island Widlife Center animal care staff will take various natural non-toxic oils or other non-toxic scents like vanilla extract, lemon, cinnamon, mustard, etc. and place a few dabs around on the trees, on logs, on rocks, or inside boxes and watch them try and roll on the objects.

Buy tickets online here.

What is included in the Enrichment Saturday Program?

This program allows you to get early entry to Oatland Island, work directly with Animal Care staff to create unique enrichment items specific to the animal chosen for the month, and then walk with the Animal Care staff to the animal enclosure to watch the animal get your enrichment items! Our Animal Care staff have chosen one animal per month for the program, so if you have a particular animal you love the most, you can sign up for that month’s Enrichment Saturday Program.

  • Tickets are limited to 10 people per session
  • $20.00 per person, for all ages.  All attendees must have a ticket. 
  • All participants must be at least 4 years of age.  Minors must be accompanied by a paid adult.
  • Your ticket price includes admission to Oatland for the day, so feel free to stay and see the other animals after your program.

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Art Start & Stroller Toddler Tour @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Tuesday, November 29th, 2022

Art Start & Stroller Toddler Tour @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

On Thurs. Dec. 15 2022 10:30-11:30AM, Telfair Museums’ youngest patrons are invited to the Jepson Center for story time, a special tour, and an art activity.

Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome @ this monthly Art Start & Stroller Toddler Tour event.

Cost: $5 per child
Adults: members free | non-members $12.

Sign up here.

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The holiday tree will be on view @ the Jepson Center until January 9, 2023.

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(Hilton Head Holidays 2022) Santa & more @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum

Sunday, November 27th, 2022

Sun, Surf & Santa @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is.

Celebrate the holidays with this family-friendly event: Sun, Surf & Santa on Wed. Dec. 21 2022 @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. Two sessions: 10AM & 1:30PM

In addition to the exhibit, there will be a special holiday arts and crafts and STEM activities, a scavenger hunt, Santa will make an appearance at both sessions, once @ noon and a second @ 1:30PM.

Beloved entertainer Rick Hubbard will play a holiday interactive concert.

Purchase your tickets online here to make sure you have a space at this fun event. 

Questions? Email thesandboxhhi@gmail.com to register.

The Sandbox Children’s Museum, 80 Nassau St., Hilton Head Is. 29928

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Lowcountry Celebration Park, Adventure Playground, Hilton Head Is.

While visiting The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. , visit Adventure Playground in neighboring Lowcountry Celebration Park.

Lowcountry Celebration Park, one of Hilton Head Island’s newest parks that reflects some of its coastal, historical and environmental attributes, was recognized with an Award of Excellence for its design.

Learn more about the award here.

The park off Pope Avenue near the Coligny Beach parking lot and Coligny Beach Park features:
*The Adventure Playground, named after the ship Captain William Hilton was on when he discovered Hilton Head Island. It features a reimagined design of the ship, playground, wading pool and more.
*An open pavilion and lawn for events.
*A perimeter walk
*Two fitness stations
*Wi-Fi
*The Sandbox Children’s Museum
*Public restrooms

Lowcountry Celebration Park
94 Pope Ave.
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Teen holiday workshops @ SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah

Sunday, November 27th, 2022

Free SCAD Museum of Art Admisson on Second Sundays

Savannah-area residents receive free admission on the second Sunday of every month. Next one: Dec. 11. Details here.

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TEEN NIGHT: WINTER 2022 SERIES

Teen Night: Ornament workshop
Fri. Dec. 2 4:30–6:30
PM

SCAD Museum of Art 601 Turner Blvd. Savannah, Ga. 

Create a custom beaded ornament inspired by the museum’s current exhibitions — imaginative art to adorn your tree!

Admission to the workshop: $10. Supplies included. All skill levels welcome. Boxed dinner provided. 

To sign up, email Kristin Poitras, manager of museum visitation and programming, at kpoitras@scad.edu. 

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Teen Night: Cookie decorating workshop 

Fri. Dec. 9  4:30–6:30PM

SCAD Museum of Art 601 Turner Blvd. Savannah, Ga. 

Customize cookies styled like works on view with assistant curator Brittany Richmond. 

Admission to the workshop: $10. Supplies included. All skill levels welcome. Boxed dinner provided. 

To sign up, email Kristin Poitras, manager of museum visitation and programming, at kpoitras@scad.edu. 

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Teen Night: Holiday sculptures workshop 

Fri. Dec. 16  4:30–6:30PM

SCAD Museum of Art 601 Turner Blvd. Savannah, Ga. 

Inspired by Shi Jinsong’s motorcycle works, on view in the artist’s exhibition Waiting for a response which we might never get [link: https://www.scadmoa.org/exhibitions/waiting-for-a-response-which-we-might-never-get], transform holiday icons into whimsical sculptures using polymer clay. 

Admission to the workshop: $10. Supplies included. All skill levels welcome. Boxed dinner provided. 

To sign up, email Kristin Poitras, manager of museum visitation and programming, at kpoitras@scad.edu.Savannah-area residents receive free admission on the second Sunday of every month. Here’s the listing for December!

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(Savannah Parent & Child Activities) New Wednesday Family Kindermusik Class

Monday, November 14th, 2022

New 11AM Wednesday Family Kindermusik Class

Set aside some special together-time with your 0-7 year old, and watch your child blossom before your eyes.

Kindermusik develops a love for music, all while growing social skills, cognitive abilities, physical development, and so much more!  

For more info, text FREE TRIAL to 912-432-5885.  Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com.  
Kindermusik…Music now, Skills for life.  

Kindermusik…Uniting families in the Coastal Empire through music since 2002!

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(Savannah Parent & Child Programs) Toddler Tuesdays Oatland Island Wildlife Center 2022

Monday, November 14th, 2022

Toddler Tuesdays nature programs @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Toddler Tuesday is a program for 1-4 year old children and their caregivers that focuses on one of our animals, or a relevant nature theme. The program will meet at the picnic pavilion​ and will include singing, finger play, a story, and a possible encounter with one of ​our furry, feathered or scaly​ residents.

Occasionally the program ventures to an exhibit, so dress appropriately and bring your stroller and walking shoes. Toddler Tuesday is weather dependent and in case of extreme weather and a cancellation is called for,​ attendees will be emailed at the address you registered your child with.

​Sessions are offered twice on Tuesdays from 10 – 10:30AM & 11-11:30AM and registration is not required, but it helps us speed up check in and if there is a cancellation you will be the first to know. 

Find registration forms links here.

Program Cost:

$5 for adults / free for adult members

$3 for military adults/ free for adult members

$5 for children participating in the program (members and non members must pay program fee)

$3 per class if you buy a multi pass punch card (6 class minimum purchase)

​You can purchase a punch card for your child’s admission for repeat visits at the class sign-in table, or at the front desk lobby anytime! Find out more information here!

If you are a preschool or day care you will need to call 395-1510 or click here to book a private program as this program is designed for the general public. 

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Ms Seashell


Oatland Island Wildlife Center Polar Express 2022, Savannah

Join Ms. Seashell on an adventure to the North Pole.

Three special Toddler Tuesday Polar Express sessions available: December 20, 2022
9AM, 10AM & 11AM @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah.

Special fundraising fees apply: $8 for children, $5 for adults
No Toddler Tuesday Punch Cards will be accepted for this special event. No walk-ups can be accomodated.

In this annual event, participants will take an imaginary ride on Oatland’s very own Polar Express to meet some very special animals. Treats and craft activities are included in the cost of registration.

Learn more and reserve your spot here. 

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Become a Friends of Oatland member

This Member November 2022 save $5 when you give the gift of Oatland. When you gift a Family Membership between November 15 – December 15 2022, you’ll receive a $5 discount off the regular membership rate.

Check out the full list of member benefits and join today online here.

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New Kindermusik class for ages 0-7 & caregivers, Savannah

Thursday, November 10th, 2022

Join Kindermusik Savannah with your 0-7 year old in our brand new “Little Stars” class! Meeting every Monday at 6:30pm, it’s the perfect ending to your day together.  Share music, smiles, laughter, singing, instruments, stories and together and watch the bond between you and your child grow!  Multiple caregivers welcome!  

Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com for more details, or text FREE TRIAL to  912-432-5885 to set up your first free class.  

Kindermusik…A Good Beginning Never Ends. 

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(Savannah Holidays 2022) Coastal Heritage Society Presents Annual Savannah Santa Train

Monday, November 7th, 2022

Savannah Santa Train 2022, Dec. 10 @ Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah

Savannah Santa Train, one of the largest annual holiday family events in the Lowcountry, returns on Sat. Dec. 10, 2022, 9AM-5PM @ Georgia State Railroad Museum, 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah.

Festive activities and entertainment include a holiday-themed diesel locomotive train ride experience, Tin Soldier training, crafts and historic children’s games. Enjoy a performance by the Gretchen Greene School of Dance, see and purchase hand-crafted artisan spinning tops made in front of you by the Lowcountry Turners, and celebrate the season with festive holiday dancing with Minick Family Music, and share your Christmas wishes during a visit with Santa Claus.

Complimentary donuts and coffee will be shared by The Salvation Army’s mobile Canteen. The Big Cheese food truck and Jonny Boy Cookies will serve gourmet grilled cheese and sweet dessert treats available for purchase at the event.

Savannah Santa Train is hosted each year by Georgia State Railroad Museum and Savannah Children’s Museum. Tickets are $15 per person for all guests age eighteen months and up and online pre-registration is required here

CHS Members will receive a discounted ticket rate of $12 per person. Find info on becoming a member here.

Train rides are available every fifteen minutes, so please select a time to reserve your seat.

Get tickets here.

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(Savannah Holidays 2022) Tybee Ballet Performances of The Land of the Sweets

Monday, November 7th, 2022

Join Tybee Ballet Theatre for an evening of sweets, treats, and dancing!

Land of the Sweets is TBT’s original, family-friendly adaptation of the holiday classic, The Nutcracker.

Think the short, sweet, and relatable version of the Nutcracker ballet. Appropriate for all ages.

Free Nov 19 Shows @ 3 & 7PM Savannah Arts Cultural Center

The Land of the Sweets performances @ Savannah Culture Arts Center Ben Tucker Theater are FREE ADMISSION at 3 & 7 PM on Sat. Nov.19. Seating is on a first come first serve basis, but you can reserve your free ticket online here.

6PM Dec. 9 & 10 Shows @ Tybee Post Theater

Tickets for the Tybee Post Theater performance are now live. Purchase online here.

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Thanksgiving Week events @ Old Fort Jackson, Savannah Children’s Museum

Sunday, November 6th, 2022

Savannah Children’s Museum Fall 2022 Programs

Savannah Children’s Museum is open – weather permitting – 9AM-3PM Wednesdays-Sundays.

10AM | Storytime in the Frogtown Garden
Noon| STEAM Studio or Bottle Rocket Demonstration
1:30PM | Young Explorers or Healthy Me

Awesome Art is ongoing daily.

Theme is autum & Thanksgving.

Learn more here.

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

Savannah Children’s Museum is an outdoor site, so it may be closed due to inclement weather. Call ahead for accurate closing information at 912-651-4292 

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Thanksgiving Weekend 2022 Events @ Old Fort Jackson, Savannah

Old Fort Jackson’s dynamic, living history presentations take place from 10 AM until Noon, and from 1 until 3 PM each day.

Fri. Nov. 25: there will be portrayal of Union and Confederate Soldiers who fought in the Battle of Honey Hill, South Carolina, on Nov. 30th, 1864. These soldiers included the 55th Massachussetts Volunteers, who eventually served at Old Fort Jackson. Experience renowned rifle musket and cannon firings, along with battlefield surgery presentations.

Sat. Nov. 26: there will be a portrayal of Union and Confederate Soldiers and Civilians from Savannah. Hear the story behind the history of Thanksgiving as celebrated in 1864. Experience firing of the mighty 32 Pounder Cannon. Local musicians from Bella Harmony Music, period dancing as well! In the afternoon, participants will portray civilians on the homefront, along with the Savannah Republican Blues, plus the renowned Infantry and Artillery Drill, and Battle Drill with guests.

Learn more here.

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Diesel train rides @ Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah

Diesel train rides at Georgia State Railroad Museum in Savannah this weekend!

Train rides will be at 10AM, 11AM, Noon, 1PM, 2PM, and 3PM, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Seating is limited and is first-come, first-served. Visitors must pick up boarding passes in the gift shop before boarding.

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(Hilton Head Is. kids’ actitivies) Sensory Inclusive Time @ Sandbox Children’s Museum

Saturday, November 5th, 2022

Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is.

Does your child need a smaller, less stimulating environment?

Come to Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. for their Sensory Inclusive time this Sat. Nov. 19 2022, 10AM-Noon.

Special admission price of $5/person thanks to a generous grant from The Breedlove Foundation.

Email thesandboxhhi@gmail.com to register.

The Sandbox Children’s Museum, 80 Nassau St., Hilton Head Is. 29928

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Lowcountry Celebration Park, Adventure Playground, Hilton Head Is.

While visiting The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. , visit Adventure Playground in neighboring Lowcountry Celebration Park.

Lowcountry Celebration Park, one of Hilton Head Island’s newest parks that reflects some of its coastal, historical and environmental attributes, was recognized with an Award of Excellence for its design.

The South Carolina Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects presented the award, which is the highest honor it bestows, at its annual conference held recently in Greenville, South Carolina. Chris Darnell, an Urban Designer with the Town of Hilton Head Island, and Wood and Partners, the firm that designed the park, accepted the award.

Learn more about the award here.

Animated children’s movie; Saturday storytime; teen holiday workshops @ SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah

Friday, November 4th, 2022

Kid & Teen Events @ SCAD MOA

Watch beloved animated classic ‘All Dogs Go to Heaven’ at the SCAD Museum of Art
Sun. Nov. 20 at 2PM. SCAD Museum of Art 601 Turner Blvd. Savannah, Ga.

Enjoy a Sunday matinee screening of the beloved animated film All Dogs Go to Heaven, directed by Don Bluth, in connection with the SCAD MOA exhibition The Dog Show

This event is free with donation of dog food or a dog toy, which will go toward supporting local shelter organizations Renegade Paws Rescue and Coastal Pet Rescue.

The screening is open to the public, with limited seating. To reserve your seat, contact Kristin Poitras, manager of museum visitation and programming, at kpoitras@scad.edu or 912.525.7145.

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First Saturday STORY TIME (First Saturday of every month) @ SCAD Museum of Art 601 Turner Blvd. Savannah, Ga.

Saturday, Dec. 3 at 11AM 
Treat the little artist in your life to SCAD MOA Story Time on the first Saturday of each month. Enjoy exciting tales and fun activities as you learn about the work on view.
Story Time is programmed for children ages 3 and up.
For more information, contact Kristin Poitras, manager of museum visitation and programming, at kpoitras@scad.edu or 912.525.7145.

Details here.

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Free Museum Admisson on Second Sundays

Savannah-area residents receive free admission on the second Sunday of every month. Next one: Dec. 11. Details here.

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TEEN NIGHT: WINTER 2022 SERIES

Teen Night: Ornament workshop
Fri. Dec. 2 4:30–6:30
PM

SCAD Museum of Art 601 Turner Blvd. Savannah, Ga. 

Create a custom beaded ornament inspired by the museum’s current exhibitions — imaginative art to adorn your tree!

Admission to the workshop: $10. Supplies included. All skill levels welcome. Boxed dinner provided. 

To sign up, email Kristin Poitras, manager of museum visitation and programming, at kpoitras@scad.edu. 

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Teen Night: Cookie decorating workshop 

Fri. Dec. 9  4:30–6:30PM

SCAD Museum of Art 601 Turner Blvd. Savannah, Ga. 

Customize cookies styled like works on view with assistant curator Brittany Richmond. 

Admission to the workshop: $10. Supplies included. All skill levels welcome. Boxed dinner provided. 

To sign up, email Kristin Poitras, manager of museum visitation and programming, at kpoitras@scad.edu. 

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Teen Night: Holiday sculptures workshop 

Fri. Dec. 16  4:30–6:30PM

SCAD Museum of Art 601 Turner Blvd. Savannah, Ga. 

Inspired by Shi Jinsong’s motorcycle works, on view in the artist’s exhibition Waiting for a response which we might never get [link: https://www.scadmoa.org/exhibitions/waiting-for-a-response-which-we-might-never-get], transform holiday icons into whimsical sculptures using polymer clay. 

Admission to the workshop: $10. Supplies included. All skill levels welcome. Boxed dinner provided. 

To sign up, email Kristin Poitras, manager of museum visitation and programming, at kpoitras@scad.edu.Savannah-area residents receive free admission on the second Sunday of every month. Here’s the listing for December!

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Savannah Parent & Toddler Activities: Art Start Stroller & Toddler Tours @ Jepson Center

Tuesday, November 1st, 2022

Toddler art program @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Kids are invited to the Jepson Center in Savannah for story time, a special tour, and an art activity, 10:30AM this Thurs. Nov. 17 2022

Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome @ Art Start Stroller & Toddler Tours.

Come play & learn with Telfair Museums.

Details here. 

$5 per child
Adults: members free | non-members $12

Upcoming Art Start dates

Thurs. Nov. 17 2022. Register online here.

Thurs. Dec. 15 2022. Register online here.

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Enrollment Open for Soccer Shots Savannah Holiday Camp & Winter 2023 Session for Ages 2-8

Monday, October 24th, 2022

Enroll in Soccer Shots Savannah Holiday Camp & Winter 2023 Session For Ages 2-8

Enrollment for the Soccer Shots Savannah 8-week Winter Season AND their 4 week Holiday Camp Season is now open for children ages 2-8!

Soccer Shots Savannah Holiday Camp starts the week after Thanksgiving! It will feature 4 classes, 30 minutes long each, with a different holiday focus and theme each week- holiday themed prizes!

Soccer Shots is kicking off the Winter Season the week of Jan. 9 2023 and wants your child to join Soccer Shots on Soccer Island!  

Visit Soccershots.org/savannah to learn more about this program! Or go straight to the enrollment page and sign up for a location near you that meets at a time that fits your schedule at savannah.soccershots.com.

Soccer Shots has locations all throughout Savannah, Wilmington Island, Pooler, Richmond Hill, Rincon and Bluffton!.

Learn more here.

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Free admission Sunday @ SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah

Wednesday, October 12th, 2022

Free Admission Second Sunday, Sun. Dec. 11, 2022, SCAD Museum of Art

SCAD MOA welcomes the Savannah community to enjoy free admission on the second Sunday of every month. Residents of Savannah or any of its surrounding counties (Chatham, Bryan, Effingham, Liberty, Beaufort, and Jasper) are invited to visit free of charge.

Learn more here.

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SCAD Museum of Art
601 Turner Blvd.
Savannah, Georgia

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(Parent & Me Activities) Kindermusik Savannah Playdate for ages 0-7

Sunday, October 9th, 2022

Classic-toy themed musical Kindermusik playdate

Join Kindermusik Savannah on Sat. Oct. 22 2022 for their 10AM or 11AM musical playdates!

This month we’re taking an imaginary trip to the Kindermusik toy shop! Bring your 0-7 year olds for music, instruments, stories, singing, dancing and more!  Each child gets a gift and a coupon at the end of class.  Sibling discounts available.

Enroll at kindermusikwith88keys.com today! 

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(Savannah Holidays 2022) FREE Tybee Ballet Performance of The Land of the Sweets @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Sunday, October 9th, 2022

FREE Kid-Friendly Holiday Ballet Rendition of The Nutcracker @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center, Nov. 19

Tybee Ballet Theatre presents The Land of the Sweets @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center’s Ben Tucker Theater on Sat. Nov. 19 2022.

In partnership with Savannah Cultural Arts Center through the Spotlight and Weave-A-Dream Programs, this ballet will be unique and inclusive rendition of the beloved holiday classic, The Nutcracker. 

Performances will take place on Nov. 19 2022 at The Ben Tucker Theater in SCAC at 3PM & 7PM at no cost to the public! Seating is limited, but you can reserve your free ticket online here.

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Tybee Ballet will debut Land of the Sweets as a ticketed event on Dec. 9 and 10 2022 at The Tybee Post Theater at 6PM. Purchase online here.

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(Savannah Holidays 2022) Special Polar Express Toddler Tuesday Event @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Sunday, October 9th, 2022
Ms Seashell

Oatland Island Wildlife Center Polar Express 2022, Savannah

Join Ms. Seashell on an adventure to the North Pole.

Three special Toddler Tuesday Polar Express sessions available: December 20, 2022
9AM, 10AM & 11AM @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah.

Special fundraising fees apply: $8 for children, $5 for adults
No Toddler Tuesday Punch Cards will be accepted for this special event. No walk-ups can be accomodated.

In this annual event, participants will take an imaginary ride on Oatland’s very own Polar Express to meet some very special animals. Treats and craft activities are included in the cost of registration.

Learn more and reserve your spot here. 

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New Kindermusik Savannah classes for ages 0-7 start in November 2022

Sunday, October 9th, 2022

New Kindermusik Savannah classes start in November

BRAND NEW KINDERMUSIK CLASS STARTING IN NOVEMBER!  

Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano is excited to be adding a new family class for ages 0-7 to their weekly class schedule!

Starting Nov. 2, 2022, they’ll be offering a Wednesday 11AM class!

Sign your child up now for the new class starting in November!

Never tried a Kindermusik weekly class before? First one’s FREE!  

Text 912-432-5885 to get started. Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com to learn more!  

Kindermusik…Uniting families in the Coastal Empire through music since 2002!

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Art, Dance classes @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Sunday, October 9th, 2022

Your kids can learn a new skill, get creative @ new Savannah Cultural Art Center classes

A new round of classes has begun at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center and there is still time to join! From dance to visual art classes, everyone has a chance to create.

Find the schedule and register today online here.

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(Savannah Holidays 2022) Santa will arrive by helicopter @ Savannah Mall Sat. Nov. 5

Sunday, October 9th, 2022

Santa Claus will arrive via heliciopter @ 5PM Sat. Nov. 5, 2022 @ Bass Pro Shops in Savannah Mall.

Bass Pro Shops will open Santa’s Wonderland @ 3PM Sat. Nov 5 featuring crafts, music, and games at the store’s lower level.

Santa is expected to land @ 5PM. A parade and story time with Santa will follow. Photos with Santa will not happen at this event but will start Sun. Nov. 6.

Bass Pro Shops Savannah, 14045 Abercorn St. Savannah, GA 31419, (912) 961-4200

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(Savannah Parent & Me Activities) First Birthday Party for Cougars @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Saturday, October 8th, 2022

Happy First Birthday to Oatland Island WIldlife Center’s two cougars Olympia and Rainier!

You’re invited to come and celebrate with Friends of Oatland Island (FOO) at the Cougars’ First Birthday Bash on Sat. Oct. 29 2022, 11AM-2PM.

What to Expect

  • There will be cake (while it lasts).
  • Keeper talks about the cougars and loads of cougar viewing time!
  • Special enrichment items beginning at 11AM.
  • Face painting & popcorn available for purchase.
  • Pie Society, Sweet Spice, and Chazitos Food Trucks will be on site.
  • We will also be taking donations for special symbolic adoptions that will help fund a sunshade over the habitat at Cougar Crossing. This will be a tremendous improvement to Olympia and Rainier’s enjoyment of the space, as well as the community’s enjoyment in watching our beloved cougar siblings.

Learn more here.

FOO Member Perks. Find info on how to become a Friends of Oatland member here.

Be sure to check in at the FOO Table for your wristband and tickets for special FOO activities.

  • Sign your name on a special “Jingle Ball” toy for our favorite cougar cubs. This toy will produces a very audible “jingle” sound as it is moved and easily rolls with the swat of a paw. Environmental enrichment is an important and necessary part of husbandry practices for our animals — this toy provides healthy exercise and audible enrichment. The Oatland Animal Care staff can add elements for feeder and scent enrichment as well.
  • FREE pawprint face paint.
  • FREE popcorn.

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Not a Friends of Oatland Island member? Now is the perfect time to join the family!

Become a member today and enjoy a whole year of admission to Oatland Island Wildlife Center, discounts in the Gift Shop, and advance access to many evented tickets. Your financial contribution is critical to FOO’s continued success in supporting Oatland’s mission to provide guests with memorable experiences to help them make stronger connections to the natural world.

Become a member here.

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