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Seuss Fest 2020 @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

SeussFest 2020 Coastal Heritage Society

Savannah Children’s Museum to host Dr. Seuss Themed Event

On Sat., Feb. 29 2020, families are invited to celebrate the fun and whimsical world of Dr. Seuss during “Seuss Fest” 10AM-3PM @ Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd. Savannah, GA 31401.

Dress as your favorite Dr. Seuss character in honor of the children’s book author, who would be celebrating his 116th birthday on March 2.

Museum educators will lead the group with Seuss stories, games and activities. Highlights include: Seuss Science Station, a Read-A-Thon and a Seusstastic Selfie Station, complete with costumes and props.

Community partners will provide Seuss-filled fun throughout the day. The Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah will lead a Green Eggs and Ham Relay as well as a “make your own water bottle” activity, Live Oak Public Library will lead literacy and reading themed activities, and Savannah Children’s Theatre will share Seuss-themed performances at 10:30 and noon.

Admission to “Seuss Fest” is included in the cost of regular admission to Savannah Children’s Museum,: $8 for all guests 18 months and older. This event is free for Coastal Heritage Society members. Learn about becoming a member here.

Seuss Fest 2020
Sat. Feb. 29, 2020
10AM-4PM
Savannah Children’s Museum
655 Louisville Rd.
Savannah, Georgia 31401

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2020 Old Fort Jackson Family Campover, Savannah

Saturday, February 15th, 2020

Old Fort Jackson Family Campover 2020

Tickets are now on sale for the 2020 Old Fort Jackson Family Campover, a night-time event for families to experience historic programs and family fun in a 212-year-old National Historic Landmark. Event participants will also camp overnight within the fort walls.

The event will be Sat. March 7 from 4PM to Sun. March 8 at 8AM at Old Fort Jackson, 1 Fort Jackson Rd, Savannah, GA 31404.

During the event children and adults will train as soldiers, play period appropriate games, make crafts, and participate in flag training and drill stations. Guests will also learn how to operate a historic cannon.

There will be a flag presentation, letters from home, and a hearty celebratory meal for dinner. Also included in the ticket is a hot breakfast consisting of bacon, sausage, eggs, hash browns, and biscuits.

Pre-registration and prepayment are required for this event. Tickets for the event are $75 per person for the general public and $65 per person for members. Tickets can be purchased online here.

A limited number of historic tents and bunks can also be rented for an additional fee. Contact Dan McCall at dmccall@chsgeorgia.org for more information.

Old Fort Jackson Annual Family Campover
March 7 2020 at 4PM until March 8 at 8AM
Old Fort Jackson
1 Fort Jackson Rd.
Savannah, Georgia 31404

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Savannah Spring Sports: Soccer Shots For Ages 2-8

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Soccer Shots Savannah 2020 Spring

Enrollment for Soccer Shots Spring Soccer is now open in Savannah, Pooler, Richmond Hill, Rincon and Bluffton.

Soccer Shots is kicking off the season and your child is invited to join Soccer Shots on Soccer Island.

Soccer Shots is an engaging children’s soccer program for children ages 2-8 with a focus on character development.

Soccer Shots also offers special programming for children ages 3 and up with special needs. ​Weekly sessions focus on basic soccer skills like dribbling, passing and shooting. Through fun games and positive reinforcement, children will begin to experience the joy of playing soccer and being active. Soccer Shots curriculum is aligned with early learning state standards and highlights a positive character trait each week such as respect, confidence and determination. And Soccer Shots coaches are the best in the business.

Visit Soccershots.org/savannah to learn more. Then click “View Locations” and use the new search feature to find a location near you that meets at a time that fits your schedule.

Soccer Shots has locations all throughout Savannah, Pooler, Richmond Hill, Rincon and Bluffton. Spots will fill quickly, so enroll today.

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(Things to do with kids in Savannah) Toddler Tuesdays @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Toddler Tuesday Oatland Island wildlife center savannah

Toddlers Tuesdays @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah.

The popular Savannah nature program for kids offers a choice of 2 times: 10-10:45AM; and 11-11:45AM.

It is the same program each time, just pick the time that is more convenient to you.

Cost of the program: $5 per child that is participating and regular admission for the rest of your party. This is a special fundraising program, so even if you are members the cost is $5 per child.

Pre-registration is required! Space is limited to 15 students per session. Registration closes on Tuesday at 7:30AM. Please cancel if you know you won’t make it to open spaces for other children. Click on link below to register.

Problems with registration contact Ms. Michelle at michelle.kelly@sccpss.com or 912-395-1517.

Toddler Tuesday is a program designed to introduce our youngest learners to the wonders of the natural world. Children and their adults will experience nature through themed activities including songs, finger play, story time, nature walks, live animal encounters and crafts. Your child will commune with nature in a safe, playful and experiential way in Toddler Tuesday classes.

Click on link below to register for these 2020 Toddler Tuesdays.

March 3–Baa Baa Black Sheep

March 10–Snakessssssss

 March 17–No Toddler Tuesday–We are marching in the parade today.

March 24–A Vulture’s View

March 31–Frog on a Log in a Bog

Oatland Island Wildlife Center
Wildlife and education programs
711 Sandtown Rd.
Savannah, GA, 31410
(912) 395-1212

Admission rates here.  

Oatland Island Wildlife Center Wildlife, 711 Sandtown Rd. Savannah, GA, 31410 (912) 395-1212 Driving directions here.

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Savannah Spring Fest 2020: Sheep to Shawl @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Spring Festival Sheep Shearing Oatland Island Savannah 2020

From the sheep’s body to the finished wool product!

Observe and participate in the magical creation of a woolen shawl through all the stages of wool processing.

Members of The Fiber Guild of the Savannah’s join Oatland staff and volunteers in making this traditional Savannah spring celebration fun for the whole family.

The annual Sheep to Shawl Festival will be 10AM-2PM Sat. March 7 2020 @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah.

The Oatland sheep will be sheared throughout the day with demonstrations of carding, spinning, dying and weaving the wool. Crafts, games, hay rides and other children’s activities as well as food concessions will be available.

Admission
$5 Adult, $3 Children

Sheep to Shawl 2020
Sat. March 7, 2020
10AM-2PM
Oatland Island Wildlife Center
711 Sandtown Rd.
Savannah, GA 31410

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(Savannah Spring Festivals 2020) Fairy & Gnome Festival @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

Fairy Gnome Festival Oatland Island Savannah

Come to the Fairy & Gnome Festival 2020 @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah for a day of enchantment, Sat. April 25, 2020, 10AM-2PM

This family-themed festival is all about the “wee folk” getting up close with the natural world and encouraging imaginative play. Dress in costume and flaunt your wings in our fashion show; mine for magic gems; frolic in the enchanted forest for a fairy surprise; construct a fairy village; enjoy games and crafts inspired by the natural world.

Bring the whole family and stroll through Oatland’s magical trails and maybe you will catch a glimpse of a fairy or gnome looking for a place to call home. Additional fees may apply. All proceeds go to feeding our magical animal kingdom.

Cost: regular admission to Oatland Island Wildlife Center as well as some extra fundraising activities during the event. Find admission costs here.

Fairy & Gnome Festival 2020
Oatland Island Wildlife Center
711 Sandown Rd.
Savannah, 31410
(912) 395-1500

(Savannah Spring Festivals 2020) FREE Flannery O’Connor Parade & Street Fair

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

Flannery O'Conner parade fair 2020 Savannah

The 2020 Flannery O’Connor Birthday Parade and Street Fair will take place on Sun. March 22 2020, 1-4PM in Lafayette Square in Savannah.

This lively annual birthday celebration of acclaimed author and Savannah native Flannery O’Connor will offer family fun, live music and more. All are invited to join the parade, carry handmade signs and sing along.

Live music will be provided by a cavalcade of singer-songwriters and musicians from some of Savannah’s finest local bands in honor of O’Connor’s birthday. Music for the parade will be performed by the Sweet Thunder Strolling Band.

Local authors will be on hand with copies of their publications and information.

Costumes inspired by Flannery O’Connor’s characters and settings or by the author’s life are encouraged, but not required.

The event is free and open to the public. Rain date: Sun. March 29 2020.

Learn more here. 

ABOUT THE FLANNERY O’CONNOR CHILDHOOD HOME:
The Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home, located at 207 E. Charlton Street in the heart of Savannah, Georgia, is dedicated to preserving the legacy of one of the South’s greatest writers. An established 501 3(C) nonprofit organization, the Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home has been meticulously restored to reflect the authentic period furnishings of a Depression-Era Savannah rowhouse and to offer insight into the years that O’Connor lived in Savannah, from 1925 to 1938. The Home proudly presents a series of free lectures each spring and fall as well as other events throughout the year. For more information, please visit www.flanneryoconnorhome.org or call 912.233.60

Savannah Spring Fest 2020: Sheep to Shawl @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

From the sheep’s body to the finished wool product!

Observe and participate in the magical creation of a woolen shawl through all the stages of wool processing.

Members of The Fiber Guild of the Savannah’s join Oatland staff and volunteers in making this traditional Savannah spring celebration fun for the whole family.

The annual Sheep to Shawl Festival will be 10AM-2PM Sat. March 7 2020 @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah.

The Oatland sheep will be sheared throughout the day with demonstrations of carding, spinning, dying and weaving the wool. Crafts, games, hay rides and other children’s activities as well as food concessions will be available.

Admission
$5 Adult, $3 Children

Sheep to Shawl 2020
Sat. March 7, 2020
10AM-2PM
Oatland Island Wildlife Center
711 Sandtown Rd.
Savannah, GA 31410

Savannah Spring Break Camps 2020: Robotics @ Sylvan Learning

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

Robotics Spring Break Camp 2020 Sylvan Savannah

Sylvan Learning of Savannah will offer Spring Break 2020 Robotics camp March 18-20.

Robotics will be offered Noon-3PM.

Cost: $95 for 15 hours.

Sylvan Learning of Savannah
340 Eisenhower Dr, Ste 100
Savannah, Georgia 31406

Learn more here.

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Savannah daytrips: U-Pick Daffodils in Okatie, SC near Bluffton

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

U-pick daffodils Bluffton Okatie Savannah

U-pick Daffodils farm in nearby Okatie, SC (near Bluffton)

Hours of operation are dependent upon the weather & availability of flowers.  Check here and on Facebook here for hours  & opening/closing updates. If you’re coming in the afternoon, you are strongly encouraged to text 843-368-1998 to make sure the farm still has blooms and are still open.

Farm owners will post if they’re able to be open this weekend as soon as they know. Please call or text 843-368-1998 to make sure the farm still has flowers.

UPickDaffodils.com is family owned and operated on what was once the family dairy farm. Chuck and Diane have planted several varieties of daffodils, not all of which bloom at the same time, according to their Web site.

Cash or check only. Cost is 30 cents per stem.

UPickDaffodils
48 Calhoun Plantation Road
Okatie, SC 29909
843-368-1998
chuck@upickdaffodils.com

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