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Savannah preschools: Open House @ First Presbyterian Preschool in Savannah

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

First Presbyterian Preschool Savannah FPP

Preschool searching in Savannah for 2018-19? Come and check out a beloved Savannah preschool for ages 1-4.

Open House for Prospective Families @ First Presbyterian Preschool in Savannah.
Tues. Feb. 20, 2018
6-7PM
First Presbyterian Preschool
520 Washington Ave.
Savannah, GA 31405

First Presbyterian Preschool offers a warm nurturing environment operating Monday-Friday, 9AM-1PM.

Registration for the preschool’s 2018-2019 school year will open to the public on March 1 2018.  The preschools’ school year will start on Aug. 6 in order to follow Savannah-Chatham County School calendar.

Teachers @ First Presbyterian Preschool would love to meet you and your child!

For more information call 912-351-0609.

Learn more about First Presbyterian Preschool in Savannah here. 

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

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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.

Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah schools: Applications available Feb. 20 for free, lottery-funded Pre-K for 2018-19

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

PreK Savannah Public Schools Chatham County

Free, lottery-funded Pre-K for 2018-2019 school year

This free, state-funded Pre-K at some Savannah-Chatham public schools is open to all children who are 4 years old on or before Sept. 1 2018 residing in Chatham County.

The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System has 61 Georgia Lottery funded Pre-K classes.  See the list of Savannah-Chatham public schools that offer the free Pre-K here.

Pre-K applications for the free, lottery-funded Pre-K programs for 2018-19 at Savannah-Chatham County public schools will be available online here Tuesday, February 20-March 6, 2018.
The 2018-2019 Lottery will run on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.

This free, state-funded Pre-K is open to all children who are 4 years old on or by Sept. 1 2018. Details here. 

Some Savannah private preschools and childcare facilities also offer the state-funded, free Pre-K program and have different application deadlines. Please contact those facilities for their application deadlines.

 

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.

Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

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

 

Savannah private schools: Open House @ Blessed Sacrament School

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School Savannah private schools

Find out all that Blessed Sacrament School in Savannah has to offer.

Come to the open house at this pre-K through 8th grade school. See Blessed Sacrament’s new, state of the art science lab, art room, media center, music center, new lecture hall and new gym!

Open House @ Blessed Sacrament School
Jan. 28 2018,  11AM-2PM

BSS has what your child needs to go confidently into the future.

Email for more information: info@bss-savannah.org or call 912-356-6987.

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament – a pre-K through 8th grade school – here.

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, www.bss-savannah.org, 1003 E. Victory Drive, Savannah 31405. On Facebook here 912-356-6987. Blessed Sacrament Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Savannah Tumbling & Gymnastics Classes & Tiny Tots Toddler Gym @ Summit Gymnastics

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

toddler indoor gym savannah Tiny Tots Summit Gymnastics Savannah

Indoor Toddler Gym Playtime @ Summit Gymnastics, Savannah

Tiny Tots Playtime @ Summit Gymnastics in Savannah is a popular indoor activity for children ages 5 & younger & their caregivers.

Kids can enjoy trampoline, foam in-ground pit, bars, balance beams & more.

Tiny Tots Playtime
9:30-11AM Tuesdays & Thursdays
Call ahead to confirm: 912.921.1034
$5 per child (Cash only)
For ages 5 & younger

Questions? Email summit.frontdesk@yahoo.com

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Savannah Gymnastics Tumbling after-school classes Summit

Gymnastics & Tumbling Classes @ Summit Gymnastics, Savannah 

Time to register for winter to spring gymnastics @ Summit Gymnastics in Savannah

For more than 10 years,  Summit Gymnastics in Savannah has produced top-quality gymnasts by providing a safe & productive work environment that enhances physical and mental well-being.

For Winter-Spring 2018, Summit offers Mommy & Me class for ages 2-3; Ninja-Nastics for ages 5-7 & 8 & older; Tumbling for ages 7 & older; Bars for ages 6-10; Shining Stars for ages 3-4; Shimmering Stars for 5-year-olds; Shooting Stars for ages 7-9; Super Stars for ages 10 & older.

Call & schedule your child’s FREE TRIAL CLASS: 912-921-1034 or email summit.frontdesk@yahoo.com

Summit Gymnastics, 74 W Montgomery Crossroads, Savannah, 31406, (912) 921-1034, On Facebook here. Summit Gymnastics is a SouthernMamas.com advertise

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

Monday, January 8th, 2018

Henny Penny Mommy Me Savannah Art

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

Mommy & Me Crafty Mornings
Wednesdays, 10AM-Noon | All Ages | $5
Jan. 31, Colorful Birds

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Homeschool Meetup Henny Penny Art Savannah

Homeschool Meet Up
Wednesdays, 2pm-4pm | $7; $5 for siblings
Come for a weekly art project inspired by famous artists! No pre-registration required, just show up.

Jan. 31 Marc Chagall

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adult crafting henny penny art savannah

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Adult Crafting

Nothing beats coffee & a craft project. Love the project but can’t come during the scheduled time? Henny Penny always keeps extra on hand so you can stop by anytime & work on it.

Thursdays 1-4PM; Adults $10

Feb. 1: Valentine’s Day Table Runner

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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 earlier this year.

Scribble Art Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah Holidays 2017: Find creative gifts, workshops for kids @ Henny Penny

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Savannah holiday Christmas gifts Henny Penny children's gifts

Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe  has lots of creative fun during December.

Kids can make Super Hero Dad Portraits this Saturday Dec. 16 2017, 3-4:30PM. Cost: $20. All ages. Materials provided. Please register your child in advance as space is limited. Call 912-713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com to register for this adorable workshop.

Find unique gifts for kids @ Henny Penny including:

*$25 Monthly Unlimited Pass at Henny Penny

*Child Size Easel & Apron, $45

Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe also offers Pretend Play, special Saturday Workshops, Play-doh Playdates, Homeschool Meetups, Mommy & Me Crafting, Petite Picassos and storytimes.

See the Dec. 2017 Henny Penny options here. 

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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 earlier this year.

Scribble Art Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

 

Savannah schools: Pre-K & Kindergarten Open House @ St. James Catholic School

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Savannah private schools St. James Catholic School

Pre-K or Kindergarten searching for 2018-19? You’re invited to a Pre-K and Kindergarten Open House at St. James Catholic School in Savannah  9:30AM Tues. Jan. 9 2018.

Come see all that St. James Catholic School in Savannah has to offer!

Stay connected & informed about St. James Catholic School by liking them on Facebook here.

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Pre-K and K Open House 9:30AM Tues. Jan. 9 2018

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For more information on this Pre-K through 8th grade school, visit www.stjameschargers.com or call (912) 355-3132, email LatrelleFe@sjcs-savannahga.org.

St. James Catholic School
8412 Whitfield Ave.
Savannah GA 31406

St. James Catholic School, 8412 Whitfield Ave., Savannah, Georgia 31406, www.stjameschargers.com (912) 355-3132, email LatrelleFe@sjcs-savannahga.org.  St. James Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Savannah schools: Savannah Christian Preparatory School receives 3 educational accolades

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Savannah Christian Preparatory School Savannah private schools

Savannah Christian Preparatory School has a lot to celebrate.

The private,  non-denominational PK-12 college prep Christian school was recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School in 2011, 2014 & 2017 & named Best Private School in Savannah Magazine in 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2017.

SCPS teacher Tracy Brown was named Georgia’s 2017 Teacher of the Year.

If all that good news inspires you to want to learn more about Savannah Christian Preparatory School, come to one of the school’s Welcome Home Wednesday open houses.

Register for a Welcome Home Wednesday open house online here.  Or email Debbie Fairbanks, Director of Admissions at dfairbanks@savcps.com or call the admissions’ office at 912.721.2114.

Welcome Home Wednesday open houses begin at 9:30AM and will last between 60-90 minutes. The open house starts at the admissions’ office, which is the first building on the left on the Chatham Parkway campus.

What can you expect at a Welcome Home Wednesday?  Parents can expect a brief school overview followed by a tour with personal interaction with teachers, administrators, and students.  If a Welcome Home Wednesday event date is not convenient, please schedule a personal meeting and tour for you when you are available.

Learn more here. 

Welcome Home Wednesday Open Houses 
9:30AM @ Savannah Christian Preparatory School
Jan. 10 2018
Jan. 24 2018
Feb. 14 2018

Savannah Christian Preparatory School,  (912) 234-1653, www.savcps.com, On Facebook hereOn Twitter here.  Follow SCPS on Instagram at savannahchristianprep   Savannah Christian Preparatory School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

 

(Savannah schools 2017) PreK-Kindergarten Open House @ Blessed Sacrament School

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Savannah private schools Blessed Sacrament open house Kindergarten

If you have a little one preparing for PreK or Kindergarten, please join Blessed Sacrament School in Savannah for the school’s Cookin’ Up PreK-Kindergarten Round-Up – Rolling out the Future at BSS.

The informative event will be Dec. 7, 9AM to 10:30AM or by appointment.

Please R.S.V.P by calling the school office (912) 356-6987.

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament – a pre-K through 8th grade school – here.

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, www.bss-savannah.org, 1003 E. Victory Drive, Savannah 31405. On Facebook here 912-356-6987. Blessed Sacrament Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

(Savannah Schools) St. Andrew’s Kindergarten Open House for Prospective Families

Friday, November 10th, 2017

St. Andrew's Kindergarten Open House 2017 Savannah schools

St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island invites prospective families to the Kindergarten Open House, Wed. Nov. 29 2017, 9AM.

BEGINNINGS MATTER.
Kindergarten at St. Andrew’s School includes
Spanish • Art • Music • PE • STEAM Lab
One to One Technology • Small Group Instruction

Learn more: Kindergarten Open House, Wed. Nov. 29, 9-10AM

St. Andrew’s School
601 Penn Waller Rd
Savannah, GA 31410

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About St. Andrew’s

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 saslions.com

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941, www.saintschool.com , email admission@saintschool.com  On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Savannah schools Kindergarten Open House 2017 St. Andrew's

Mommy & Me program for crawlers to age 4 @ Crowned Elite Athletics, Savannah

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Mommy & Me Savannah

Crowned Elite Athletics offers a variety of classes including tumbling, cheerleading, stunting, private, and All-Stars classes at their Savannah gym.

Mommy & Me is great program is designed for crawlers to age 4.

This is a “free play” environment where children can work on motor control, burn off energy, and give moms a change to connect with other moms. This gym has plenty of toys, soft obstacles, and equipment to keep your little ones engaged and moving.

Mommy & Me
MON, WED, FRI 10:30AM-Noon
Drop In $7 or 8 Sessions for $50
Second child is FREE

Learn more or register here.

Crowned Elite Athletics, (912) 308-5719, crownedeliteathletics.com, 202 Bourne Blvd, Suite 160 Savannah, GA 31408, Crowned Elite Athletics is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Events for toddlers, babies in Savannah: Kindermusik playdates

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Kindermusik Savannah Mommy & Me Toddler activities

Join Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano this month in celebrating Thankful for My Family!

Get ready to give a big hug to your mom, dad, sister, brother, uncle, aunt, cousin, grandpa, grandma, nanny, or good friend! Here in Kindermusik, we’re all part of one big musical family, and our favorite way to express that gratitude is through the gift of music. So who are YOU thankful for? Come join Kindermusik Savannah.

After class, your child will get to take home an instrument, 10 songs, and a $10 coupon for our weekly studio classes.

This playdate will be held three times, so just pick the date that you prefer:

Sat. Nov. 11, 10AM
Thurs. Nov. 16, 10AM
Sat. Nov. 18,  10AM

Playdates are open to children ages 0-7 and their caregivers.

Cost: $15 for your first child; $5 each for siblings.

Spaces in each playdate are limited and tend to fill fast, so enroll online now and save your family’s spots!

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

Winter 2017 Classes, Workshops, Homeschool Meet-Ups @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe, Savannah

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Saturday Art Kids Workshops Savannah Henny Penny Art Space Cafe

Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah is knocking it out of the park – or, studio – this Winter 2017 with loads of fun weekly classes, fun open studio themes, Saturday workshops & homeschool meetups – for all ages.

New programs to get exited about: Pretend Play on Mondays, 1-4PM & Homeschool Meet Up on Wednesdays, 2-4PM.

See all the Nov/Dec. 2017 Henny Penny classes, the homeschool meet-up schedule & Saturday workshops here. 

For the special Saturday workshops below, please register your child in advance as space is limited. Pre-register at thescribbleartstudio.com.

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Homeschool meet-up Savannah Henny Penny art classes

Homeschool Meet Ups

Homeschool Meet Up at Henny Penny Art Space and Café. Each week, Henny Penny will offer an artist inspired art project. No registration required, just show up. 2-4PM Wednesdays. Different theme each week. See the schedule here. 

Homeschool Meet Up
2-4PM Wednesdays | $7; $5 for siblings
Weekly art project inspired by famous artists! No pre-registration required, just show up!
Dec. 6, Van Gogh
Dec. 13, Clay Birds
Dec. 20, Nancy Wolff Kokka
Dec. 27, Paul Klee

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Weekday Classes

All Ages

Ms. Jami’s Storytime Art
Mondays, 10:30am-12:30pm | $5

Pretend Play
Mondays, 1pm-4pm | $7
Join us for dress up fun! Each week we’ll make something new and exciting to fuel kids love for creative play! Ages 3 and under might need parental assistance.

Play Doh Play Dates
Tues. & Thurs., 10am-4pm | $5
Cookie cutters, rolling pins, we’ve got everything to make wonderful play doh creations in our “mini” kitchen.

Mommy & Me Craft Mornings Henny Penny Cafe Savannah

Mommy & Me Crafty Mornings
Wednesdays, 10AM-Noon | All Ages | $5
Dec. 6, Tree Ornament
Dec. 13, Gingerbread House
Dec. 20, Snowman Snow Globes
Dec. 27,New Year Fireworks Art

Homeschool Meet Up
Wednesdays, 2pm-4pm | $7; $5 for siblings
Join us for a weekly art project inspired by famous artists! No pre-registration required, just show up.

Adult Crafting Savannah Henny Penny Cafe Savannah

Adult Crafting
Thursdays, 1-4pm | $10
Nov. 30, changed to Fairy Mobiles
Dec. 7, Holiday Garland Part I
Dec. 14, Holiday Garland Part II
Dec. 21, Tiny Trees for your Table
Dec. 28, Peg Doll Cake Toppers

Petite Picassos!
Fridays, 10am-4pm | 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.

Calling All Animal Lovers
Saturdays, 9am-5pm | All Ages | $5
Paint a different animal on canvas each week.

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Open Studio

All Ages

Kids love to create. Henny Penny loves to help, providing a variety of art materials for your child to make something uniquely special.

Monday thru Friday, 10AM-4PM | Cost: $5
Saturdays, 9AM-5PM | Cost: $5
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Special Saturday Workshops

All Ages • 3-4pm • $20. Please register your child in advance as space is limited. Pre-register at thescribbleartstudio.com

See the schedule in the top image above. 

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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 earlier this year.

Scribble Art Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser