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

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Sandbox Children's Museum SavannahFREE November Free Family Fun Night @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head 

THEME: MILITARY and FIRST RESPONDER NIGHT

Friday, November 7th, 5:30-7:30 pm
Free admission, fun crafts & activities.
Meet local First Responders & tell them “THANK YOU!”.
Make a personalized card or letter for a deployed soldier.
Top it off with Free Refreshments (while it lasts)
Our Troops would love to hear from you.

Sponsored in part by: The Bargain Box

For more information about The Sandbox, visit www.thesandbox.org  or call (843) 842-7645 or e-mail crinehart@thesandbox.org .

The Sandbox Children’s Museum, On Facebook here. 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 Entry to Jepson Center Nov. 1-3, Savannah

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

FREE Family Days Telfair Jepson Savannah Free Entry to Jepson Center for the Arts November 1-3
Free Family Day Activities November 1

Telfair Museums presents three days of free admission to Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center for the Arts and Whitfield Lovell: Deep River on Nov. 1-3. Included in the free days is an activity filled Free Family Day on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 1 to 4 pm. Jepson Center is at 207 W. York St. on Telfair Square.

Free Family Days are hosted every month. They are a fun and educational way to engage the entire family. Hundreds of visitors attend each month to enjoy hands-on activities. Free Family Days are free and open to the public thanks to funding provided by the City of Savannah and Georgia Power Foundation, Inc.

During this month’s Free Family Day, families explore Whitfield Lovell: Deep River, the multi-media exhibit that uses music, video, art and even dirt to create an experience for the viewer’s senses. Children dig for artifacts, participate in storytelling, create wooden art, draw portraits and play gallery games throughout the afternoon.

Artist John Mitchell will offer demonstrations along with other artists who incorporate historical themes into their work.

Hours:
Telfair Museums’ sites are open Sunday and Monday 12-5 pm, Tuesday-Saturday 10 am-5 pm.

For more information, call 912.790.8800 or visit www.telfair.org.

Jepson Center – 207 W. York Street, on Telfair Square
Telfair Academy – 121 Barnard Street, on Telfair Square
Owens-Thomas House – 124 Abercorn Street, on Oglethorpe Square

Telfair Museums is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

FREE Family Day Nov. 1 @ Jepson Center, Savannah

Monday, October 27th, 2014

Free kids' events in Savannah You’re invited to Free Family Day: Nov. 1, 1–4 pm, Jepson Center, 207 W. York. St., Savannah

This program is free and open to the public. Funded by Georgia Power and AGL Resources.
*Major funding by the City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs.

November Family Day:
Nov. 1
Deep River
Jepson Center
Families are invited to explore Whitfield Lovell’s earthy installations, participate in storytelling, create drawings on objects in the museum studios, and see demonstrations by local artists who incorporate historical themes in their work.

December Family Day
Dec. 6
Make Your Mark
Jepson Center
This program includes art-making activities for families and a demonstration by longtime I Have Marks to Make artist and teacher Kenneth Martin.

Register with Kip Bradley at bradleyk@telfair.org.

Jepson Center, 207 W York St. Savannah, 31401 , http://telfair.org/learn/family-programs Telfair Museums is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Spookalicious Halloween festivities @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is., Oct. 25

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Halloween kids activities Hilton Head Island children museums

The Sandbox’s “Spookalicious” Halloween!

Join The Sandbox Children’s Festival for Halloween Festivities
Saturday, October 25, 2014,
10am-5pm

Bring your ghosts and goblins dressed in their costumes to play! Themed crafts and activities. Decorate a special Halloween cookie. Scavenger hunt for a bag of treats! Special Saturday Admission is $5 per person age 1 and older. Up to 12 months is free (coupons not valid for this event).

For more information about The Sandbox, visit www.thesandbox.org  or call (843) 842-7645 or e-mail crinehart@thesandbox.org .

The Sandbox Children’s Museum, On Facebook here. 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

FOR MORE LOCAL KIDS’ EVENTS, VISIT OUR ONLINE EVENTS CALENDAR BY CLICKING HERE

Tricks, Treats & Trains @ Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah, Oct. 25

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Tricks, Treats, Trains Halloween Event At Georgia State Railroad Museum You’re invited to the annual Halloween-themed event at Georgia State Railroad Museum – Tricks, Treats & Trains!

Dress up and come on down from 10am-1pm on Saturday, October 25th, guests will get to enjoy a ride on our steam locomotive, trick-or-treat around the beautiful historic Railroad Museum, and participate in fun Halloween crafts and activities including pumpkin decorating!

Tickets are $10 per person ages 18 mo. and older.

Pre-Registration and Pre-Payment are REQUIRED for this event. Space is limited, so sign up TODAY.

Register now by clicking here!

When
Saturday October 25, 2014, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Where
Georgia State Railroad Museum
655 Louisville Road
Savannah, 31401

The first train ride departs at 10am, and train rides are first come, first served. The last train ride begins at 12:30p.

Crafts will be ongoing from 10am until 1pm.

Trick-or-treating will begin at 10am and continue until 12pm.

Story Time will be at 11am and 12pm.

With these helpful times, you can plan your visit to make sure you get to enjoy all of the exciting activities throughout the day.

Everyone is invited to dress up in Halloween costumes for this exciting event. Register now by clicking here!

Questions? Contact Rachael Smith @ Coastal Heritage Society via email at membership@chsgeorgia.org or call 912-651-6840 x 4

Georgia State Railroad Museum, 655 Louisville Road, Savannah, 31401, http://chsgeorgia.org/ On Facebook here. Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

FREE Family Day @ SCAD Museum of Art, Oct. 25

Monday, September 15th, 2014

FREE Family Day SCAD Museum of Art Savannah free kids eventsEnjoy a day of family fun at the SCAD Museum of Art

Oct. 25 2014, 1-4 p.m.
Join SCAD Museum of Art for their second annual Family Day. The SCAD Museum of Art offers free admission and hands-on activities for the whole family. Enjoy music in the museum courtyard and a special appearance by SCAD mascot Art the Bee.

This event is generously supported by Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation and is free and open to the public.

Email Rachel Evans, coordinator of visitation and outreach at revans@scad.edu or call 912.525.5118 for more information.

FOR MORE FREE SAVANNAH KIDS’ EVENTS, CLICK HERE.

SCAD Museum of Art,  On Facebook here, 601 Turner Blvd, Savannah 31401, www.scadmoa.org

Harry Potter fans can ride the Frogwarts Express to Savannah Children’s Museum, Sept. 14

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Frogwarts at Savannah Children's Museum

Wear your most magical robes and hats and join Savannah Children’s Museum for FROGWARTS, an exciting wizarding event on Sunday, September 14th 2014 from 5pm-7pm! More info here. 

Take a ride on the Frogwarts Express to Savannah Children’s Museum to be sorted into Houses at Frogwarts. After the SCM Sorting Hat has picked your House, all the wizards and witches will get take fun magical classes like Potions, Wand Making.

This year Frogwarts is adding all new classes.

The Frogwarts Express will board at Georgia State Railroad Museum from 5pm-6pm and take all the witches and wizards to Savannah Children’s Museum.

The train boards on a first come, first served basis, so be sure to arrive on time to get onboard!

Pricing for Frogwarts is $10 per person ages 18 mo. and older.

Pre-registration AND pre-payment are REQUIRED for this popular annual event. Space is limited. Be sure to register today.

Click here to register

Savannah Children’s Museum, email info@savannahchildrensmuseum.org, 655 Louisville Road, Savannah 31401, www.savannahchildrensmuseum.org Savannah Children’s Museum is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Sandbox Children’s Museum offers early learning series for ages 3-5, Hilton Head Is.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Sandbox Children's Museum DIG program Hilton Head kids activities

Discover. Imagine. Grow.

COME D.I.G. at the Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. TUESDAYS | 10:30 – 11:30 AM | SEPTEMBER 2014 THRU MAY 2015 starting Sept. 23 while school is in session. For ages 3-5. 

This weekly, 1-hour early learning series program is included in the admission fees to the museum.

The Discover. Imagine. Grow. (D.I.G) Outreach Program is a weekly early learning series aimed at children aged 3-5 years old, that promotes the development of language and literacy, reading and writing, math and science, and social, emotional, and physical well-being through engaged learning.

As part of the The Sandbox’s Community Early Learning Initiative (SCELI), the Discover. Imagine. Grow. (D.I.G) Outreach Program will encourage and guide young children to develop the foundation skills needed for their success in learning and in life through the guise of play and hands-on exploration. This program will complement the work being done by parents and caregivers and will include them in the learning process as well as provide ideas for them to continue to foster growth and curiosity outside the museum through Parent Connection Cards.

Some topics to be explored include “Your Five Senses”, “How’s The Weather?”, “Staying Healthy”, “Digging Up the Past”, “Counting, Organizing, Classifying”, “The World We Live In”, “Lets Get Creative”, and “Loving Literature”.

Please visit The Sandbox Website here for exact dates and topics or drop by the museum to pick up a monthly events calendar. Programs are subject to change. Please call ahead to confirm.

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

FOR MORE LOCAL PARENT & ME ACTIVITIES TO DO WITH YOUR PRESCHOOLER, CLICK HERE. 

Mommy & Me Fall 2014 Events, Classes in Savannah, Pooler

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Mommy & Me activities, classes in Savannah Pooler

Visit our new Parents & Me page by clicking here  to find the latest mommy & me yoga classes @ Savannah Yoga Center; early childhood music classes; Mommy & Me art class @ Scribble Art Studio; fall baby & toddler programs @ Savannah Children’s Museum & Telfair’s Jepson Center; mommy & me ballet classes at The Ballet School in Savannah – you get the idea.

Here’s the link: Mommy & Me Programs in Savannah & the Lowcountry.

FREE Family Day @ Jepson Center, Savannah, Nov. 1 & Dec. 6

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Free kids' events in Savannah You’re invited to Free Family Day: Nov. 1, 1–4 pm, Jepson Center, 207 W. York. St., Savannah

This program is free and open to the public. Funded by Georgia Power and AGL Resources.
*Major funding by the City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs.

November Family Day:
Nov. 1
Deep River
Jepson Center
Families are invited to explore Whitfield Lovell’s earthy installations, participate in storytelling, create drawings on objects in the museum studios, and see demonstrations by local artists who incorporate historical themes in their work.

December Family Day
Dec. 6
Make Your Mark
Jepson Center
This program includes art-making activities for families and a demonstration by longtime I Have Marks to Make artist and teacher Kenneth Martin.

Jepson Center, 207 W York St. Savannah, 31401 , http://telfair.org/learn/family-programs Telfair Museums is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

FOR MORE FREE LOCAL KIDS’ EVENTS, VISIT OUR FREEBIES PAGE HERE.