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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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Free annual Savannah Tweed Bike Ride & Lawn Games Tourney

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Savannah tweed bike ride 2017 The fourth annual Savannah Tweed Ride will leave from Forsyth Park (near the basketball courts) at 2PM this Sunday, Feb. 12 for a leisurely ride around Savannah. The bike ride is free and open to the public.

$5 Lawn Games Tourney

Following the ride, there will be a Lords and Ladies English Lawn Games Tourney (cost $5 per participant) featuring traditional English lawn sports.

The cost is only $5 per participant. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Savannah Bicycle Campaign, and a portion will go toward a tournament prize pot! Trophy cups and medals will also be awarded to the top two teams!

Register here.

Savannah Spring Break Camps: YMCA of Coastal Georgia Holiday Camp

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Spring Break Savannah Camps 2017 YMCA Coastal Georgia When school’s out for Spring Break 2017, send your kids to the YMCA’s Holiday Camp where they’ll be engaged in fun, healthy activities.

Space at each location is limited. You are encouraged to register your student early.

Learn more & download a copy of the registration form here. 

Eligibility
Ages 5-13

Program Costs
Registration Fee: $10 (One time, Non-Refundable)
Members: $18/Day
Non-Members: $28/Day

Hours
7AM-6PM

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FREE 2017 kid-friendly Geekend Events, Savannah

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

geekend 2017 free kids events Savannah

Here are the FREE 2017 Geekend Events & Exhibits that are open to the public on Sat. Jan. 28, 11:45AM-2PM @ Guild Hall Campus in Savannah. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

GULFSTREAM IMMERSIVE REALITIES TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE
@ THE JOLLY GOBLIN 11:45 – 2 PM (518 MARTIN LUTHER KING BLVD, SAVANNAH)
Come see several uses of Gulfstream’s Immersive Realities Technologies (AR/VR)

KODESTARS ARCADE
@ THE GUILD HALL ARENA 11:45 – 2 PM (615 MONTGOMERY STREET, SAVANNAH GA)
This is THE showcase of kids creating not just consuming technology. Drop in to check out student coded video games, cast a vote for your favorite, and learn about the possibilities of coding.

This event, and the 3D modeling workshop before it, and the session with Chris Kelsey following it, are free and open to the public. If you are bringing children, please plan on staying with them for the duration of the event.

3D MODELING WITH THE GEEKBOT.
@ THE JOLLY GOBLIN 1 – 2 PM (518 MARTIN LUTHER KING BLVD, SAVANNAH GA)
This free and open-to-the public session will teach students the basics of 3D modeling, starting with Geekend’s favorite 3D model, the Geekbot. After the session students will have a file they can take to a 3D printer to make their model come to life. If you are bringing children, please plan on staying with them for the duration of the event. Thanks to Shipt for the snacks.

INDIE GAME ARCADE.
@ THE GUILD HALL ARENA 11:30 – 2 PM (615 MONTGOMERY STREET, SAVANNAH GA)
Do you like to discover cool new video games? Stop by the Indie game arcade and sample some video games that have been created by Savannah area video companies and developers. Vote for your favourite game and the winners will receive a special prize from Indie Game Sponsor – Project MQ.
You will also have a chance to sign up for Project MQ – an indie video game discovery platform that will launch shortly.

Savannah Holiday Gifts 2016: Mini Me Peg Doll Necklaces from Scribble Art Studio in Savannah

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Peg Doll Necklaces Scribble Art studio Savannah Cute gift alert from Scribble Art Studio in Savannah.

“Mini Me” Peg Doll Necklaces.

Each year Scribble offers a unique custom gift for the Holidays!

This year they’re keeping it simple & sweet with “mini me” peg people necklaces. Each necklace is hand painted, inspired by our favorite little people! Necklaces are $25 ea. or $40 for two, the perfect accessory for Holiday clothes. Scribble is currently taking orders for Christmas, call 912-713-7376 or email www.thescribbleartstudio.com to order yours today.

Scribble Art Studio, 212 E 37th St, Savannah, Ga. Scribble Art Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah Holidays 2016: St. James School Christmas Carnival, Savannah, Dec. 10

Friday, December 9th, 2016

St. James Christmas Carnival 2016 Savannah schools Save the date for St. James Catholic School Christmas Carnival 2016 on Sat. Dec. 10, which is open to the public.

Bring the kids to enjoy a zipline, Santa, bounce house, twin spin, dixie cartwell, rock wall, jousting, inflatables, petting zoo, a new photo booth, jousting @ St. James Catholic School, 8412 Whitefield Ave, Savannah, 31406

Sat. Dec. 10
11AM – 3PM

Fun for the entire family.

Order pre-purchased all-inclusive bracelets & tickets by Fri. Dec. 2 for reduced pricing.

Pre-purchased reduced prices all-inclusive wristbands: $23/each; tickets: $8/$10

Questions? Please contact: Alyssa Harvey via email at lyssas18@msn.com or Alison Doan via email @ alison.doan@gmail.com
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More About St. James Catholic School

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

St. James Catholic School, 8412 Whitefield Ave, Savannah, 31406, email christinawi@sjcs-savannahga.org, (912) 355-3132,  www.sjcs-savannahga.org On Facebook here.  St. James Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Savannah Holidays 2016 Family Fun Guide

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Holiday Christmas children's kids events family Savannah 2016Savannah Holiday Family Fun 2016

Visit our Savannah Holiday Family Fun Guide here to find out details about the Savannah SkateFest 2016 indoor ice-skating schedule; Free Saturday Holiday Family Movies@ Trustees Theater; Annual Reindeer RunDecember Nights, Holiday Lights @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens in Savannah & lots more including Savannah’s Best Home Holiday Lights Displays.

Details here. 

Gold Star Family Christmas Notes & Donations

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Donation to Gold Star Family Donate Holiday Charity You and your kids can send notes of encouragement to America’s Gold Star families for the holidays.

Click here to send a Gold Star family a Christmas note.

These will be a warm reminder of that there are many grateful Americans who appreciate their sacrifice.

School children who want to mail letters to the Gold Star families can mail them to the following address:
11420 US Hwy 1 PMB 122
North Palm Beach FL 33408

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The House That Love Built

Even a donation of $5 can help make this Christmas miracle happen.

Help a Gold Star family who lost their son, then lost their home due to financial problems.

Here’s how you can help get a new home for this Gold Star family by Christmas.

BelieveWithMe.com is hosting a donation drive. Donate any amount — $5, $10, or even more — to help give a home to one of America’s Gold Star families this Christmas. Learn more here.