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Savannah schools: Open Houses @ The Habersham School

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Open House Habersham School Savannah

The Habersham School in Savannah offers several open houses for prospective families.

These admissions events and tours are wonderful opportunities for parents to learn more about the distinctives of a Habersham education.

Register for an upcoming event here.

Upcoming admission events include:

Nov. 11 2016: Early Childhood (PK3-1st) – Gould Cottage
Dec. 9 2016: All Grades – Gould Cottage
Jan. 6 2017: All Grades – Gould Cottage
Jan. 13 2017: High School – Habersham Hall
Feb. 3 2017: High School – Habersham Hall
Feb. 24 2017: All Grades – Gould Cottage

Register here.


About The Habersham School

The Habersham School, Savannah
Enrollment: 230

The Habersham School opened its doors in fall 2012, seeking to restore education to its purest form. The academic foundation is built upon the time-honored tradition of classical, liberal arts education, where students are taught to question, to investigate, to dialogue and to create.

In contrast with the uncertainty and hectic pace of today’s world, Habersham offers a nurturing and orderly environment where all learning is firmly rooted in the immovable truth of Christ.

Meaning and purpose underpin every aspect of instruction, leading students to discover the joy of learning and the virtue of hard work. Further, the unique all-school House system builds rich tradition while fostering community, competition, service and student leadership.

The Habersham School, 505 E 54th St, Savannah, 31405 (912) 509-0540. On Facebook here. Follow on twitter@habershamschool & on Instagram here.  The Habersham School is a advertiser

Savannah schools: Open House @ St. James Catholic School

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

St. James Catholic School Open House Savannah schools Come and see all that St. James Catholic School in Savannah has to offer at an Open House on Tues. Nov. 8 2016, 9:30AM.

St. James Catholic School serves grades PreK – 8.

The dedicated faculty and staff at our school helps cultivate a family atmosphere where students thrive in all aspects of the learning environment: intellectually, physically and spiritually. Technology is strongly present in many lessons and classroom activities, with a state-of-the-art Mac Lab and iPad Carts, St. James is on the cutting edge.

Students are enriched through art and music, library and computer, PE and Spanish. Daily Religion classes and enrichment experiences strengthen students’ relationship with God. The impressive success of St. James graduates attest to the committed faculty and staff who work diligently to create an atmosphere of compassionate and challenging learning. Strong family involvement in the St. James School community also enriches the school’s mission to prepare students for a life of learning and service.

See you at the St. James Open House!

If you cannot make it, email to schedule a private tour.

For more information on this Pre-K through 8th grade school or St. James Early Learning Center for ages 1-3 , visit, call (912) 355-3132, email

St. James Catholic School, 8412 Whitefield Ave, Savannah, 31406, email, (912) 355-3132, On Facebook here.  St. James Catholic School is a advertiser

Savannah schools: Open House at Calvary Day School, Nov. 6

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Calvary Day School Savannah Schools Open House

Come see all that Calvary Day School in Savannah has to offer at an open house, Sun. Nov. 6, 2-4PM. Find out why Calvary Day School is the best, most affordable, private Christian education in Savannah, Georgia.

Register for the Nov. 6 open house online here.

All Open House events begin in the High School Media Center, located in the Calvary High School building. After a brief introduction from Calvary’s administrative staff, you are invited to join a tour of the campus followed by refreshments.

2016-2017 Open House Dates
Sunday, November 6th, 2016, 2-4 PM
Sunday, January 8th, 2017, 2-4 PM
Sunday, February 12th, 2017, 2-4 PM
Sunday, March 26th, 2017, 2-4 PM
Sunday, April 30th, 2017 2-4 PM


Private Tours

Private tours are also available. To schedule your private tour select “Private Tour” from the drop down menu here. Calvary will contact you shortly to schedule your tour.

To learn more about Calvary Day School, visit their website at


Calvary Day School, 4625 Waters Ave., Savannah 31404, Lower School tel: 912-351-2299; Upper School tel: 912-644-5080 email On Facebook here. On Twitter here.  Follow Calvary Day School on Instagram here.  Calvary Day School is a advertiser 

Kindermusik Savannah parent & child musical playdates, Oct. 26 & 29

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Kindermusik parent-and-me Savannah children music classes Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano in Savannah announces its October musical monthly play dates for children newborns to 7 years old with their caregivers!

Join Kindermusik Savannah for music, instruments, stories, movement, smiles and more on Oct. 26 & 29 at 10AM

The theme is “A Trip to the Toy Shop!” Play date admission includes the class, an instrument/prop, 10 Kindermusik songs and a BONUS gift for each child at the end of class! First child is $15; siblings pay only $5!

Enrollment is limited so sign up today – or 912.988.KEYS.

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

Kindermusik Savannah,,  email, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a advertiser

Hilton Head youth classes: Art for preschoolers @ Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Art classes Hilton Head Bluffton children ArtStart Exciting update: ArtStart for preschoolers @ the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina mid-island on Hilton Head has been rescheduled.

This 3-week workshop for kids ages 2-5 is a series of visual arts classes designed to teach color and shape recognition, how to use art tools, and a variety of other concepts allowing students to express themselves using an array of media and methods.

These sessions will be on Tuesdays each week from Oct. 18-Nov. 1. Your preschooler must be accompanied by an adult. Visit for information on this and other exciting workshops including a series of clay sessions and a family workshop this fall.

Register at or call 843-686-3945, ext. 205.


Arts Center of Coastal Carolina
14 Shelter Cove Lane
843-686-3945, ext. 205

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Savannah schools: Open Houses at St. Andrew’s School, Wilmington Island

Monday, September 26th, 2016

St. Andrew's School Savannah Open Houses 2016

Come see St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island in action.

St. Andrew’s School Open Houses 2016-17 for Prospective Families
9AM on first Thursday of each month
601 Penn Waller Road, Savannah, GA, 31410
Call 897.4941, x. 452 for more information or to reserve a spot

Open Houses
1st Thursday of every month at 9AM

November 3

December 1

January 5

February 2

March 2

April 6

Call to make a reservation 912-897-4941 ext. 452

St. Andrew’s is a college preparatory school for Pre-K3 through Grade 12 located on Wilmington Island, Savannah.

The independent school offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and has been recognized
for the past five years as an Apple Distinguished School. St. Andrew’s School was named best Savannah private school in Savannah Magazine in 2016.

For more information, visit

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941, , email  On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a advertiser.


Maggie’s Morning School Barnyard BBQ, Oct. 11, Savannah

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Maggie's Morning School Savannah

Maggie’s Morning School in Savannah first ever benefit night. You’re invited!

Featuring food, dancing, auction and much more! All proceeds to benefit Maggie’s Morning School in Savannah, which was named best Savannah childcare/daycare in Savannah Magazine and best preschool in Connect Savannah in 2016.

Tues. Oct. 11, 6-9PM
Red Gate Farms – Savannah’s Venue
136 Red Gate Farm Trl, Savannah, Georgia 31405

Tickets can be purchased at the school (6610 Abercorn St) and they will be available on the school website: starting Mon. Sept. 26.

Free childcare will be available at the school although parents will need to sign up by Fri. Oct. 7 and come by the school to fill out an emergency information form.

Funds raised will support our scholarship fund as well as other program enhancements.

Maggie’s is especially hoping alumni will attend. It should be a fun evening!


Corporate & Business Sponsorships Available 

Now beginning their 35th year, Maggie’s Morning School is proud of their reputation as Savannah’s most beloved preschool. Maggie’s Morning School is widely known for their innovative and highly effective approach to early childhood education.

As of March 2015,  Maggie’s is a Georgia “Quality Rated” program, which identifies Maggie’s as one of the of highest-quality early childhood education programs in the state.

Sponsors: Despite being one of Savannah’s most esteemed nonprofit organizations, Maggie’s Morning School has never before offered corporate sponsorships or business partnerships, making this opportunity unique.

As a long-standing Savannah institution with a stellar reputation in the community, Maggie’s has much to offer their corporate sponsors.  Businesses who choose to partner with Maggie’s will enjoy the many benefits that come with being associated with the prestige and popularity that Maggie’s Morning School has worked so hard to achieve.

Contact (912) 352-8404 or email


More about Maggie’s Morning School

Maggie’s Morning School  – named best Savannah childcare/daycare in Savannah Magazine and best preschool in Connect Savannah in 2016  – is a private, nonprofit preschool for children 18 months to four years old including Pre-K.

With half-and full-day programs, Maggie’s Morning School has become a beloved preschool since Maggie Smith started it in 1982.

Learn more about Maggie’s Morning School here. 

Come visit and see why Maggie’s is called “The Creative Alternative”.

Maggie’s Morning School, 6610 Abercorn St., Savannah, 31405,, On Facebook here. (912) 352-8404, (912) 352-8065 Maggie’s Morning School is a advertiser.


Maggie’s Morning School named best Savannah childcare/daycare by Savannah Magazine

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Maggie's Morning School Savannah Congratulations Maggie’s Morning School on being named best Savannah childcare/daycare in Savannah Magazine.

Here’s a snippet from the Sept/Oct 2016 Savannah Magazine Best of issue:

“What started in Maggie Smith’s dining room in 1982 has grown into a private, nonprofit preschool for children 18 months to four years. With half-and full-day programs, Maggie’s Morning School operates under a mission to ‘provide a developmentally appropriate quality learning experience for a diverse student body.”

Learn more about Maggie’s Morning School here. 

Come visit and see why Maggie’s is called “The Creative Alternative”.

Maggie’s Morning School, 6610 Abercorn St., Savannah, 31405,, On Facebook here. (912) 352-8404, (912) 352-8065 Maggie’s Morning School is a advertiser.

Parent & Me Music Classes in Savannah; Kindermusik musical playdates for ages 0-7

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

kindermusik savannah mommy and me classes music Fall in love with s Kindermusik Savannah – this month!

Join 88 Keys Piano for classes for newborns through age 7.

Discover the joy that music gives your baby, the head start it brings your toddler, and the imagination it inspires in your preschooler. Not to mention the beauty of getting to watch this all happen before your very eyes.

ALL classes are for adults and children together.

First trial class is FREE.

Visit to sign up for your free trial.


Musical playdates for ages 0-7

Kindermusik’s monthly September playdate theme is “Moo…sic on the Farm!”

Playdates will be Sept. 21 & 24 at 10AM. Admission is $15 per child (only $5 for siblings). All participants receive the class, ten Kindermusik songs, an instrument, and a special gift valued at $10 at the end of the playdate. Spaces are limited – enroll online today.

Call 912.988.KEYS or visit

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Kindermusik Savannah classes for babies, toddlers & new all-ages class for ages 0-7

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Mommy and Me music classes Savannah Kindermusik Bond with your baby.
Trot with your toddler.
Pretend with your preschooler.

It’s Kindermusik Savannah – where music and learning play.

Join 88 Keys Piano for all new September Kindermusik classes. Babies meet Mondays @ 9:20AM. Toddlers meet Mondays @ 10:15AM and the New All-Ages class for Newborns to 7 meets Tuesdays at 10AM.

Enrollment is ongoing, so join anytime.

First trial class is FREE!

Visit to sign up for your free trial.


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Kindermusik: Musical Playdates for ages 0-7 & Instrument Lessons, Savannah

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Mommy & Me music classes Savannah Kindermusik Join  Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano for their August monthly playdates.

This month’s theme is “In the City!” Ride up and down the Kindermusik elevator and escalator, listen to the broom man singing his street-sweeping song, play instruments, dance, and more.

Playdates are open to ages 0-7 & will be at the 88 Keys Piano Kindermusik studio in Bloomingdale: Wed. Aug. 24 at 10AM & on Sat. Aug. 27 at 10AM.

Spaces are limited and fill quickly. Enroll online at today or call 912.988.KEYS.

Cost: $15 per child. Siblings pay $5. All children attending will receive an instrument, 10 Kindermusik songs & a $10 coupon.

Kindermusik…where music and learning play.


Private Savannah music lessons on piano, violin, viola, cello & harp

88 Keys Piano is now enrolling private music students ages 6+ for its 2016-17 school year.

Private instruction on piano, violin , viola, cello and harp begins in September.

Visit or call 912.988.KEYS for more info.

88 Keys Piano…A studio you’ve come to trust, with teachers your children will love, now in Effingham and close to Pooler/West Savannah.

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Loyalists & Liberty kids’ American Revolution interactive program & Train Rides, Savannah

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

loyalists liberty Savannah History Museum Loyalists & Liberty: A Revolutionary War Experience at Savannah History Museum & Battlefield Memorial Park.

The story of Savannah’s role in the American Revolution comes alive. This hands-on family-friendly experience starts in Savannah History Museum, where you will learn about Savannah at the time of the Revolution, conditions of a soldier in the American militia, and events leading up to the 1779 Battle of Savannah. The program concludes on Battlefield Memorial Park with musket firing demonstrations, while you join in our reenactment of the militia attack on this British fortification.

This special program offers visitors an in-depth understanding of the Revolutionary War in Savannah.

It includes a musket demonstration and a visitor reenactment on Battlefield Memorial Park.

Included with purchase of See 3 Pass and/or admission to Savannah History Museum.

Program is at 10:30AM, 12:30PM, and 2:30PM on Fridays & Saturdays,  Sundays through Oct. 2 2016.

Tours meet in the lobby behind the Visitor’s Center. (with the mural)

For more information, click here or call 912.651.6840 x 303.

Savannah History Museum, 303 MLK Jr. Blvd. Savannah, 31401, Coastal Heritage Society is a advertiser. 


Train Rides at Georgia State Railroad Museum Savannah Train Rides @ Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah

Diesel train rides @ Georgia State Railroad Museum in Savannah on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays during August 2016 & in October & November 2016 starting on Oct. 21 (with the exception of Nov. 11 & 12).

Steam train rides @ Georgia State Railroad Museum in Savannah on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays during September 2016 (including on Mon. Sept. 5 Labor Day) & through Oct. 16 2016. (including on Mon. Oct. 10)

Located at the old Central of Georgia Railway Savannah Shops and Terminal Facilities, Georgia State Railroad Museum is a stunning National Historic Landmark that is part of a National Historic Landmark District.

Enjoy a close-up view of the fully operational turntable, learn about the many historic railcars and rolling stock on display, and experience the handcar with the help of a knowledgeable and friendly historic interpreter.

Check the schedule for train ride dates and times, which rotate between the No. 30 steam locomotive built in 1913, and the ‘modern’ No. 119 diesel locomotive built in 1947.

Diesel rides 11AM, 11:30AM, 1PM & 2PM
Steam rides 11AM, 11:30AM, 1PM, 2PM & 3PM.
All Sunday rides at 1PM & 2PM only.

Train rides will be at 11AM, 11:30AM, 1PM & 2PM Friday and Saturday.
Sunday train rides will be at 1PM & 2PM. See the train schedule here. 

Georgia State Railroad Museum, 655 Louisville Road, Savannah, GA 31401, tel: 912.651.6823,, Coastal Heritage Society is a advertiser 

Fall 2016 Youth Art Classes @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Fall art classes 2016 Scribble Art Studio youth Savannah

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah is offering a colorful array of art classes for kids this Fall 2016.

Classes start Sept. 7.

Classes include a Home School art class, Mommy & Me art, Comics & Cartooning, Sewing class, Drawing 101, Portfolio Prep, Watercolor Basics & more.

To register, click here or call 912-713-7376 or email

212 E 37th St, Savannah, 31401

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah also offers open studio hours, private & group art classes, summer art camps, adult art parties & children’s birthday parties, both in the studio & at-home DIY art birthday kits. For gifts, Scribble as art kits & gift certificates. For more information, contact artist Carrie Christian at (912) 713-7376 or email  . Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio is a advertiser

New week of preschooler art camp Aug. 22-26 @ Scribble Art Studio

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Preschooler art camp Scribble Savannah Parents of preschoolers asked for it. So Scribble Art Studio in Savannah added it…

A whole new week of art camp for all those preschoolers not yet back to school: Aug. 22-26, 10AM-1PM. Limited spots so sign up today!

212 E 37th St
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 713-7376

To learn more about Scribble’s art classes & children’s birthdays in Savannah, click here or call 912-713-7376 or email

For more information, contact artist Carrie Christian at (912) 713-7376 or email  . Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio is a 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

Tippy Toes
(2 – 3 years old)
Sept 6 – Nov 22, 2016
12 week session

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,  On Facebook here.  The Ballet School is a advertiser 

Kindermusik Savannah early music education classes

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Kindermusik Savannah Parent Me Music Classes Join the Kindermusik Savannah community this August.

Bring your little ones ages 0-7 to a join a Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano where you can make music and learn together as a family, and above all, have fun. Classes Mondays and Tuesdays, with special Wednesday & Saturday events as well.

Check out for more info. Kindermusik Savannah can’t wait to see you this month. Call 912.988.KEYS for more info or to try a FREE class today.

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