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Summer 2017: Water parks near Savannah opening for season in April, May

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Water Parks Near Savannah

Ready for lazy river, spray pads & tube slides?

Water park season is here.

The Pooler water park – Surf Lagoon – opened for the 2017 summer season in April for weekends only. Surf Lagoon will open daily starting Mon. May 22 until Aug. 7.

Other water parks that are within a daytrip from Savannah that open in May for the 2017 Summer Season include Splash in the Boro in Statesboro, Ga; Summer Waves on Jekyll Island; and three water parks in Charleston, SC.

See the opening dates & schedules for the 2017 summer season for those water parks near Savannah here.

 

Bug Fest 2017 @ Savannah Children’s Museum, May 27

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Bug Fest 2017 Savannah Save the date for Savannah Children’s Museum annual Bug Fest 2017.

This annual family-friendly celebration features bug crafts, activities and workshops. Savannah Children’s Museum community partners will be there to help us understand the importance of bugs in nature and in our everyday lives.

These little creatures make a big impact, visit Savannah Children’s Museum’s Bug Fest on Saturday, May 27 to learn more.

Skip the line! Members receive express check-in and free admission to Bug FestFind info on how to become a member here. 

Savannah Children’s Museum
655 Louisville Rd
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 651-4292

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FREE Savannah Children’s Museum’s 5th Birthday Celebration, May 13

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Join Savannah Children’s Museum on Saturday, May 13 10AM-4PM to celebrate 5 wonderful years of providing fun, hands-on learning experiences for you and your family, our wonderful community and schools, and visitors of all ages.

Thanks to wonderful support from members, along with community partners, supporters, and visitors from near and far, we have reached this wonderful milestone. Many of community partners will be there to help celebrate, along with Dark Shark – Taco Attack! and Savannah Square Pops if you want to purchase a tasty treat.

The Children’s Museum will also raffle off a one-year Coastal Heritage Society Household membership ($1 per ticket).

Don’t miss Savannah Children’s Museum’s 5th Birthday Celebration.
This momentous occasion is FREE and open to all.

During the event, museum members will receive 20% off regularly priced items in the Georgia State Railroad Museum and Savannah Children’s Museum gift shop.

Members who renew or join at the event will receive an extra two months added to their membership for free. Current members are welcome to renew early to take advantage of this offer.

Find info on how to become a member here. 

Savannah Children’s Museum
655 Louisville Rd
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 651-4292

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FREE Kids’ Day @ Bright Life Chiropractic, May 20, Savannah

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Bright Life Chiropractic Savannah Kids Day Free events

Bright Life Chiropractic in Savannah invites your family to a free Kids’ Day, Sat. May 20, 2017, noon – 4PM. This free fun event will focus on children’s health, safety and environmental awareness plus will also feature fun activities like bounce houses, raffle prizes, petting zoo and food trucks.

FREE & open to the public.

Bright Life Chiropractic
2 Park of Commerce Blvd. Suite D
Savannah, 31405

About Bright Life

Bright Life Chiropractic in Savannah specializes in pregnancy, infants, pediatrics and family care.

Dr. Samantha Hornick and Dr. Jared Brown at Bright Life Chiropractic are Webster Technique Certified by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.

At Bright Life Chiropractic, Dr. Jared Brown and Dr. Samantha Hornick assist people in gaining victory in their health by offering cutting-edge chiropractic corrective care in Savannah’s most state-of-the-art chiropractic health care facility. Dr. Jared and Dr. Samantha focus on setting people free from their current conditions so they may live their lives to their fullest potential.

Dr. Jared Brown and Dr. Samantha Hornick provide specific, scientific neurologically based chiropractic care for you and you family!

Bright Life Chiropractic, 2 Park of Commerce Blvd. Suite D, Savannah 31405, 912.777.3717, info@brightlifechiropractic.com , www.BrightLifeChiropractic.com

War of Jenkins Ear @ Wormsloe Historic Site, Savannah

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Wormsloe Historic Site Memorial Day Weekend events Savannah Family Kids Wormsloe Historic Site in Savannah will commemorate Georgia’s role in the 1739-1748 war between Britain and Spain over Memorial Day Weekend 2017.

A brief presentation at the Visitor Center at 10AM will be followed by a walking tour of the site. The program will also include military drills and black powder weapons demonstrations.

War of Jenkins’ Ear
Saturday, May 27, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Sunday, May 28, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Monday, May 29, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM

Cost: $2 – $10. 912-353-3023.

Wormsloe Historic Site
7601 Skidaway Road
Savannah, GA 31406
Chatham County

Learn more here.

Free for children 10 & younger: Savannah Scottish Games 2017, May 6

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Savannah Scottish Games 2017 Bethesda Academy The 2017 Savannah Scottish Games – Sat. May 6 2017 at Bethesda Academy – are the fourth oldest Scottish Games in the southeastern United States.

The Savannah Scottish Games are a celebration of Scottish heritage and music, the Games truly have something for everyone to enjoy including entertainment by City Hotel and the Savannah Ceili Band, a Highland dancing competition, traditional heavy athletics, Celtic ale from Asheville, NC’s Highland Brewery, and a wide variety of Scottish art available for purchase.

The games will also feature the very popular traditional heavy athletic events including the caber toss and hammer throw, children’s activities, and border collie skill demonstrations.

Gates will open at 9AM and closing ceremonies will take place at 4:30PM May 7.

Cost

Tickets are $10 general admission in advance online, $12 general admission at the gate, $5 with student or military ID, and free for children 10 and younger.

To purchase tickets and for more information on the 41st Annual Savannah Scottish Games, please visit www.savannahscottishgames.com.

Bethesda Academy Main Campus
9520 Ferguson Ave.
Savannah, GA 31406

You’re invited: FREE Springpalooza, Savannah

Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Free Spring Festival Savannah Compassion Christian Church

FREE Springpalooza 2017 @ Compassion Christian Church, Savannah

Compassion Christian Church is pulling out all the stops for a special Springpalooza event.

Bring your whole family for games, food, inflatables, music, a scavenger hunt and door prizes. Invite a friend to come with you. It’s going to be fun. And it’s all free!

Learn more here. 

10AM-Noon | Saturday, April 29
Compassion Christian Church’s Henderson Campus
55 Al Henderson Blvd., Savannah, GA 31419

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FREE kid-friendly festivities, animal encounters, Pooler

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

You’re invited: free kid-friendly festivities in Pooler to encourage youth to Give a Hoot About Saving & to celebrate National Credit Union Youth.

Join Oatland Island at the Georgia Heritage Federal Credit Union Pooler Branch, Sat. April 8 2017. Kids can experience animal encounters with a barred owl and alligator from Oatland Island Wildlife Center plus face-painting and crafts.

Giveaways to the first 50 youth.

Kids can also learn how to open an account & start saving for the future.

Kid-Friendly. FREE admission.

Learn more here. 

Sat. April 8, 10:30AM – 12:30PM
GA Heritage Federal Credit Union Branch, Pooler
102 Park Ave. Pooler, GA. 31322
www.gaheritagefcu.org

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Savannah Spring & Easter Fun: Spring Lovelane Designs Pop-Up Shop @ The Paris Market, Savannah

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Lovelane Designs Pop Up Shop Paris Market Savannah Easter

We’re excited to tell you about Spring Lovelane Designs Pop-Up Shop.

Join The Paris Market in Savannah as Lovelane Designs presents her newest designs just in time for spring!

Come and enjoy champagne in The Paris Market cafe as you shop the store to create one of a kind Easter baskets for your loved ones! Lovelane Designs are adored for being high-quality; loving handmade with all-natural materials; and just downright magical.

Thursday, April 6, 11AM-6PM
The Paris Market
36 W Broughton St, Savannah, 31401

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Spring Fun 2017: 20 Spring Things to Do in Savannah

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Spring Fun Guide Savannah things to do 2016Happy Spring 2017!

Check out our favorite things to do during Spring 2017 in Savannah & the Lowcountry.

Savannah-Lowcountry Spring 2017 Outdoor Festivals & special Spring events curated lovingly just for you by SouthernMamas.com.

See them all here. 

Horseshoe crab program for ages 10 & older, UGA Marine Education Center, Savannah

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Horseshoe Crab Encounters Program Georgia Marine Education Center

Horseshoe crab encounters
UGA Marine Education Center, Savannah
Sat. April 29, 8:30AM-12:30PM
Cost: $22

Travel by skiff to a barrier island and witness horseshoe crabs coming inshore to spawn.

Work alongside educators from the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium educators to take the measurements of the horseshoe crabs and observe the migratory shorebirds that rely on the horseshoe crab eggs for food. Ages 10 and up, all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration and payment due April 21, 2017

Learn more here.

Register by phone or email by Fri. April 7. Contact Kayla Clark at (912) 598-3345 or kayla270@uga.edu

UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah 31411

Easter 2017 Savannah: Easter for Kids @ Risen Savior Christian Academy

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Easter egg hunts 2017 You’re invited to Easter 4 Kids @ Risen Savior Christian Academy in Pooler for a morning of connecting, learning, and fun centered on the comforting message of Jesus’ resurrection. Children age 3 through age 10 (all participants must be potty-trained) are welcome to Easter 4 Kids which includes the Good Friday and Easter story. Teachers and helpers are excited to share the love of Jesus with your child!

Sat. April 8 2017 9:30am-12:30pm
The Story of Easter
Crafts
Music/Songs
Relay Games/Activites
Crafts
Drop-Off and Pick-Up: For the safety of all the children, please accompany your child into the church entryway. Children may be dropped off in the church entryway as early as 9AM. All parents are graciously asked to join in for devotion and hear the children sing an Easter song at 12PM. All children may be picked up from their classroom at 12:30PM and accompanied to your vehicle. Thank you for your assistance in keeping children safe.

To register for Easter 4 Kids, click on the link below. Please register by Mon. April 3. For more information please call 912.925.9431.

Register your child for E4K here. Registration closes on Mon. April 3.

Sunday Supper in the Strawberry Patch 2017, Savannah

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Supper Sunday Strawberry Patch Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens Sunday Supper in the Strawberry Patch, Sun. April 30, 4-7PM

The Friends of the Coastal Gardens’ annual Sunday Supper Fundraiser @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens in Savannah features a catered meal at 5PM, a delicious family style dinner at the lakeside pavilion near the strawberry field.

Arrive at 4 pm if you would like to see the last hour of the Savannah Orchid Show at the Andrews Visitor Center or to peruse the artifacts at the Bamboo Museum. There will be some silent auction items, beginning at 4:30PM.

Reservations required by Friday, April 21. Cost is $35/person, $15/child (ages 6 to 12). There is no charge for children age 5 and younger.

To make your reservations or for any inquiries, contact Kahlitah at (912) 652-7980.

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens (Formerly The Bamboo Farm and Coastal Gardens), 2 Canebrake Road, Savannah, 31419. Please call 912-921-5460 for information, http://bamboo.caes.uga.edu/, On Facebook here

Showing of ‘Frozen” @ Lucas Theatre, Savannah

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Frozen Lucas Theatre Savannah 2017

Disney is taking Frozen out of the Disney Vault for ONE NIGHT ONLY,

Support a great cause and see a favorite Disney Movie @ the Lucas Theatre in downtown Savannah. All donations benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

The 2013 Disney hit Frozen will be shown @ Lucas Theatre in Savannah on Sat. April 29 2017, 5PM.

The movie is presented by Alison Harris, nominated for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s 2017 Woman of the Year. Harris is joining LLS on their mission to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients. Her goal is to raise $100,000 in 10 weeks to help cure blood cancers. She’s dedicating her campaign in memory of her Grandmother, Marion Quinn, who died of Leukemia March 22, 1975, just 2 weeks before Harris’ parent’s wedding.

This movie is being shown by donation only for Alison Harris’ LLS Woman of the Year campaign.

Tickets are available via donation here.

Rated PG. 1 hour 49 minutes.

Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn St. Savannah, 31401

Savannah Spring Festivals 2017: Family Food Truck Fun Festival & Spring Market, Skidaway Is. State Park

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Family Food Truck Festival Spring Market Skidaway Is. State Park Savannah Join your favorite food trucks AND local crafters, artists and yard salers for this incredible Spring market @ Skidaway Island State Park in Savannah in Savannah, Sat. April 22, 9AM-3PM.

Nosh on great food while you shop vendors, walk the trails or enjoy a ready made picnic in the park.

Want to be a vendor? Skidaway is providing 8 foot tables with 2 chairs for a $25 concession fee. Email anne.robinson@dnr.ga.gov for more information.

Skidaway Island State Park
52 Diamond Causeway
Savannah 31411
912-598-2300

 

2017 A-Town Get Down Music & Art Festival this Sat. March 25 (free from noon-5PM)

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

7th Annual A-Town Get DownSave the date for the 2017 A-Town Get Down Music & Art Festival, Saturday, March 25, 2017 featuring Cracker, Bobby Rush, Col. Bruce Hampton, AJ Ghent & More

Savannah’s 7th Annual A-Town Get Down will take place March 25, noon-12AM at its new location on Indian Street. The area, defined by Indian Street (between Fahm Street and the Talmadge Bridge) is well known as both a creative hub and emerging business community.

A-Town Get Down Art & Music Festival Savannah 2017 The family-friendly event is free from noon to 5PM and ticketed from 5PM to midnight.

This year’s all-day festival will feature over 25 live bands and visual artists each representing diverse music genres and artistic styles. Performers include Cracker, Bobby Rush, Col. Bruce Hampton, Snarky Puppy Horns, Low Country Voices, Old Salt Union, Walter Parks, Savannah Children’s Choir, AJ Ghent, Marques & The Marvelous Miracles, Waits & Co, Complicated Animals, Annalise Curtin, The Billy Jonas Band (Especially Family Oriented), and the Live Art of Jose Ray, Will Penny, SCAD Ceramics, Digital Art, Loop It Up Savannah and much more.

Thanks to the festival’s new location, guests can expect larger stages and more live music and live art installations than ever before over the 12-hour period. A-Town is also partnering with Loop It Up Savannah again this year to connect students from Title I school districts to free access to interactive art and music projects.

The festival was created in honor of art student and musician, Alex “A-Town” Townsend, who passed away in 2010. The all-day festival’s mission is to increase access to music and art to citizens of the region. From the hours of 12pm – 5pm, the festival is free and open to everyone for family-friendly art and music events. From 5pm – midnight, the festival becomes a ticketed event for the headliner performers and art events.

Tickets/cost
12pm – 5pm:
FREE for all ages
5PM – midnight:
$35/General Admission
$25/Student or Military (with valid ID)
$95/VIP (Includes Friday night event with special appearances, meet and greet with performers, complimentary VIP tent at festival, VIP seating and swag bag)

Tickets are available for purchase at A-TownGetDown.com.

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