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50% off during July @ Starlight Pottery (paint-your-own-pottery studio) Savannah

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Starlight Pottery 2013

Starlight Pottery at 7070 Hodgson Memorial Dr. in midtown Savannah is having a 50% off sale during the entire month of July! So bring the kids in to paint their own pottery & cool off.

Price of the pottery you paint is all you pay.
Call or email Starlight Pottery to reserve your table. Call 912.303.9599 or emailcontactus@starlightpottery.com

Studio Hours

Tuesday & Thurs 1-6PM
Friday 3-8PM
Saturday 11-8PM
Wednesday Appointments only (great for groups/field trips~no extra fee)

Starlight Pottery may close one hour early if there are no painters in the studio. Call ahead if you’re coming around that time. Tel: 912.303.9599

Starlight Pottery, 7070 Hodgson Memorial Dr., Savannah, Ga. 31406, tel. 912.303.9599, contactus@starlightpottery.com , http://starlightpottery.com/ Starlight Pottery is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Summer Fun List: Things To Do With Kids This Summer In & Near Savannah

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Summer Kids' Events Savannah Hilton Head

Things to do with kids this summer in and near Savannah. Click on the links below for details.

Fourth of July Fireworks & Festivities

Water Parks (near Savannah), Pooler, Statesboro, Jekyll Is., Charleston  

FREE Savannah Spray Pools.

FREE Summer Library Kids’ Shows & Programs 

Savannah-area Summer Camps

$1 Kids’ Morning Movies in Savannah, Pooler, Bluffton 

Best Daytrips from Savannah 

FREE Savannah-area Kids’ Events 

Night @ the Museum & Hikes @ Skidaway Is. State Park, Savannah

Thursday, June 7th, 2018
Skidaway Island State Park in Savannah invites you to these weekend events.
Fee: $5 for parking.
Saturday June 16
11:00 AM Sandpiper Nature Trail Hike:  Walk a mile through the marsh with a
knowledgeable park ranger to learn about our native plants and animals. Call to confirm: 912-598-2300.
2:00 PM Lost Prevention and Preparedness: A park naturalist will talk about how to prevent getting lost and show you simple items to bring along on a hike that could be a life-saver (child-oriented but is for all ages). Call to confirm: 912-598-2300.
8:30 PM Night in the Museum:  Enjoy a relaxing night of crafts and games in the interpretive center. All ages are welcome. Call to confirm: 912-598-2300.
Sunday June 17
11:00 AM Lichen and Fungus Fun: Explore another one of nature’s fascinating kingdoms as we delve into the world of Fungi.  Learn about the different types of fungi and lichen.  Take a short walk on the trail to see live examples.  Call to confirm: 912-598-2300.
3:00 PM Reptile Dinner Time: Watch as the ranger feeds the reptiles.  We have leaping  lizards, chomping turtles, and snakes licking their chops. Call to confirm: 912-598-2300.
Skidaway Island State Park
52 Diamond Causeway
Savannah, GA 31411

Easter Egg Hunts 2018 in Savannah, Pooler, Richmond Hill, Bloomingdale, Hilton Head Is.

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Easter Egg Hunts Carnivals Savannah 2018 Richmond Hill Hilton Head IslandEaster Egg Hunts 2018

SouthernMamas.com Easter Egg Hunts Guide 2018 includes free egg hunts, Easter festivities in Savannah, Richmond Hill, Bloomingdale, Hilton Head Is.

Plus, the annual chick hatchery, where kids can hold newly hatched chicks will be a different location this year.

Get all the details here.

Free Puppy Palooza @ Wilmington Is. Farmer’s Market, Savannah

Sunday, March 11th, 2018

The Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market will host Puppy Palooza on Sat. March 31 2018 as a fundraiser for the local chapter of the Southeastern Guide Dogs: a non-profit organization that raises and trains puppies to become compassionate companions for the blind and our nation’s veterans.

Sponsored by Savannah Puppy Raisers of Southeastern Guide Dogs, Spectrum Printing & Marketing, Inc., Coca Cola, TailsSpin, Aequilibria Massage Studio and Hipster Hound, this family friendly event will feature puppy nail trimming by Pawsitive Mobile Grooming, puppy massages, puppy selfies & more.

Mercer University medical students from the Memorial Health University Medical Center will offer free blood pressure, body mass index and random blood glucose checks.

Kids will love the dog-themed bounce house, face painting, story time and crafts. The market will also offer its customary variety of delicious food, including $1 hot dogs, and handcrafted items for purchase from regional vendors.

This event is free and open to the public.

WHEN:
Saturday, March 31, 2018
9AM-1PM
Aequilibria Massage Studio Pet Massages: 9-11AM
Ben & Jerry’s Food Truck: 10AM-1PM
Dollar Dog Day $1 Hot Dogs: 11AM-1PM

WI Farmer’s Market
Islands High School
170 Whitemarsh Island Road
Savannah, Ga. 31410

Restrictions, Enhanced Security Zone set for Pence visit for Savannah St. Patrick’s Parade 2018

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

St. Patrick's Day Savannah Enhanced Security Zone Map Restrictions 2018 Pence

 

SAVANNAH ST PATRICK’S DAY PARADE

Sat. March 17 2018, 10:15AM.
See the parade route here. 

The City of Savannah Police and other law enforcement agencies will implement an enhanced security zone for the Vice-President’s visit to the Savannah St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The enhanced security zone will be located between Bay Street to the north, Oglethorpe Street to the south, Whitaker Street to the west and Drayton Street to the east.Enhanced Security Zone map

The zone will go into effect at 12:01 a.m. Saturday morning. At 12:01 a.m., no parking will be allowed on streets between Drayton Street and Whitaker Street from Bay Street to the north and Oglethorpe Street to the South. This includes but is not limited to:

Bay Street
Bryan Street
Saint Julian Street
Congress Street
Broughton Street
State Street
York Street
Oglethorpe Street
All lanes between streets

 

Authorities will begin towing any vehicles parked on the street at 12:01 a.m., including the vehicles of residents. Vehicles will still be permitted to drive through the enhanced security zone until 2:00 a.m.

From 4AM-7AM, no one is allowed into the enhanced security zone due to a security sweep of the area. During this time, only residents who are already in the enhanced security zone will be permitted in the area. Residents are subject to be stopped at this time and will be asked for identification and proof of residence. Business owners and employees will not be permitted in the enhanced security zone until the magnetometer check points open at 7 a.m.

Enhanced Security St Patrick's Day parade 2018 Pence

On Saturday March 17 at 7:00 a.m., the enhanced security zone will re-open for pedestrians. All pedestrians wanting to enter the enhanced security zone must pass through a magnetometer check point.

The magnetometer check points will be located at the following roads intersecting with Whitaker Street

Bay Lane
Saint Julian Street
Congress Street
Broughton Street
Magnetometer checkpoints will also be located at the following roads intersecting Drayton Street

Bay Lane
Broughton Street
President Street

Pedestrians coming from the west side of Savannah are encouraged to use the Saint Julian Street and Broughton Street check points on the intersection of Whittaker Street. Pedestrians coming from the east side of Savannah are encouraged to use the President Street and Broughton Street check points on the intersection of Drayton Street.

Pedestrians will have until 10:00 a.m. to enter the enhanced security zone. After 10:00 a.m. the enhanced security zone will be closed and pedestrians wishing to enter will be denied at the check points.

Inside the enhanced security zone, pedestrians will not be allowed to cross the parade route (Bull Street) at any time until security clearance is given at approximately 1:00 p.m.

Due to the number of restrictions in the enhanced security zone, the City is providing bleacher seating. All parade goers will be able to purchase items from stores that are open inside the enhanced security zone. In addition, the City will allow four food trucks into the enhanced security zone; two will be located in Johnson Square, two will be located in Wright Square.

Savannah residents with any further questions can call 311. Non-Savannah residents can reach the 311 Center by calling 912-651-6565

Free Admission Day @ Tybee Lighthouse

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Free admission Tybee Lighthouse 2017 Savannah Free Admission Day @ Tybee Lighthouse on Mon. Oct. 2 2017 9AM-4:30PM

Enjoy a day visiting the oldest and tallest lighthouse in Georgia during the celebration of its 150 years of leading ships safely into port!

Tybee Lighthouse
30 Meddin Ave
Tybee Island, GA 31328

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Sea Turtle release “Going with Zoe”, Tybee Is.

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Tybee turtle release free events kids 2017Bring the kids to see Burton 4-H Center release Zoe, a 5-year-old Loggerhead sea turtle back to the wild. The turtle release is 10AM-Noon Sat. Sept. 23 just south of the Tybee Is. Pier.

Free & open to the public.

You can help support Zoe’s Journey by donating to help reach a goal of $5,000 towards a satellite tracker to see where Zoe goes on her next big adventure. Donate online here.  Be sure to select “Burton 4-H Center: Zoe’s Underwater Adventure.”Zoe was rescued as a straggler and has been an ambassador for sea turtle conservation with the Georgia 4-H Environmental Education program, making friends with over 40,000 people.

Hurricane Camp 2017 @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Savannah-Chatham County public schools won’t be open until Monday Sept. 18, so Scribble Art Studio  is coming to your rescue by offering a Hurricane Camp for kids.

Hurricane Camp will offered Wed. Sept. 13 to Fri. Sept. 15 2017, 10AM-1PM, $25 a day per child. Please send a peanut-free packed lunch. For ages 4+. Call 912-713-7376 to sign up!

Scribble Art Studio, 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 info, contact artist Carrie Christian at (912) 713-7376 or email info@thescribbleartstudio.com . Scribble Art Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

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Open Studio @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe

Get those stir crazy kids out if the house and grab some coffee for yourself!

Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah offers $5 Open Studio and lots of fun Art Kits to choose from. See Henny Penny schedule of open studio themes & weekly kids’ activities here.

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.

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Free Savannah family events: Leopold’s 98th Birthday Block Party

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Free Savannah family events 2017

Leopold’s Ice Cream celebrates 98 years in business @ their annual Birthday Block Party, Sat. Aug. 19 2017, 11AM-7PM outside Leopold’s @ 212 E Broughton St, Savannah, 31401.

You’re invited to help celebrate. Highlights include dance troupes; the Savannah Children’s Choir; the DIRTT Kids’ Zone; music, games, contests (a chance to win a year of free ice cream in a photo booth); a Dixieland Cruisers classic car show & dancing in the street. The Live Oak Public Libraries will be on hand with activities. Oatland Island will bring some of their animals to visit.

FREE & open to the public.

Help blow out the candles and cut the birthday cake at 3PM in front of the shop.

Free anniversary party @ Whole Foods Market, Savannah

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Free Anniversary Party Whole Foods Market

In celebration of their fourth anniversary, Whole Foods Market Savannah hosts this special store-wide party on Sun. Aug. 13, 1-3PM throughout the store.

Free & open to the public.

The event will feature a variety of free activities for all ages as well as prizes, giveaways, product tastings, cooking demonstrations and live entertainment.

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FREE Back-to-School Party, Aug. 8

You’re invited to Whole Foods Savannah’s back-to-school party, Tues. Aug. 8, 3-6PM throughout the store.

FREE & open to the public.

There will be family fun activities, games, prizes and giveaways. Plus, food samplings in all WFM departments along with healthy lunchbox tips.

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Whole Foods Market Savannah
1815 E. Victory Drive
Savannah, GA 31404

Now hiring: Dental Assistant and Dental Receptionist in Savannah

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Southern Dental Center jobs Now hiring: an experienced Dental Assistant and Dental Receptionist at Southern Dental Center in Savannah.

Job highlights include:

-Hours Mon-Friday 8AM-5PM
-Dental Assistant and Dental Business Assistant, Savannah GA
-Full benefits including paid vacation and holidays
-Endless growth opportunity
-Dental Experience is required

All interested candidates should email Eserzega@heartland.com

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Savannah Summer Camps 2017: Coastal Empire STEAM Challege @ Maven Makers

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

STEAM summer camp Maven Makers Savannah 2017

There’s still time to register for The Coastal Empire STEAM Challenge Maven Makers in Savannah, a makerspace that supplies tools, training, and workshops in a variety of industrial and artisan fields for a monthly rate.

This fast paced and exciting camp is for experienced makers to push their skills to the next level.

After learning the design process students will work in teams to solve a real problem facing the world today. Students will use tools throughout the shop to build their prototypes and compete for prizes

This class is for 10th-12th graders. Learn more here. 

Maven Makers offers a variety of summer camps for all ages & levels. See all the Maven Makers camps here. 

The Maven Makers shop, 415 West Boundary St. Savannah, 31401, email events@mavenmakers.com Maven Makers is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

You’re invited: FREE Springpalooza this Sat. April 29, Savannah

Monday, April 24th, 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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Savannah Doggie Carnival 2017, May 7

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Doggie Carnival Savannah 2017 Forsyth Park The Humane Society for Greater Savannah will host its 17th annual Doggie Carnival on Sunday, May 7 2017, noon to 4PM at Forsyth Park.

Admission to the carnival is free but there are fees for some activities. All proceeds benefit the Humane Society for Greater Savannah.

For more information, click here. 

Free Savannah family events: Savannah Earth Day Festival 2017, April 15

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Savannah Earth Day Festival 2017

Save the date: Savannah Earth Day Festival
Saturday, April 15 2017
11AM – 4PM
Forsyth Park, Savannah
www.earthdaysavannah.org
Earth Day Festival is a celebration of being environmentally responsible. It is one of the largest educational Earth Day Festival in Georgia. It promotes environmental stewardship, sustainable local economy, conservation and health wellness.

FREE & open to the public.

The Forsyth Farmer’s Market will have it’s regular set up and many of the farmers will stay throughout the festival. Food – Beer – Live Entertainment – Kids Activities and More!

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