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FREE Sand Gnats tickets 8/2 with donated food, Savannah

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

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Free Sand Gnats tickets this Sat. Aug. 2 from St. Joseph’s/Candler

Just bring a non-perishable food item to the game and receive a free ticket.

WHAT: St. Joseph’s/Candler Community Night to benefit St. Mary’s Community Center. Everyone is invited.
WHEN: Aug. 2, 6:05 p.m. Food drop off and ticket pick up will begin at Grayson Stadium at 5:00 p.m., 1401 E Victory Dr, Savannah 31404
WHY: The non-perishable food items will benefit the St. Mary’s Community Center.

THE DETAILS: St. Mary’s Community Center serves the westside of Savannah from its base in the historic Cuyler-Brownville neighborhood. St. Mary’s Community Center is a community outreach initiative of St. Joseph’s/Candler and a living demonstration of its mission. The center helps residents through education, job training and children’s services.

FOR MORE FREE LOCAL KIDS’ SUMMER EVENTS, CLICK HERE.

Coach Val’s Tumblegym’s now registering for Fall 2014 kids’ classes, Wilmington Is.

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Kids' tumble gyms in Savannah Coach Val’s Tumblegym on Wilmington Is. is now registering for Fall 2014 classes beginning August 4th. Mention you saw Coach Val’s Tumblegym on SouthernMamas.com site to receive $10 off registration fee.

Classes available:

Wiggle Worms: 30min classes ages walking – 2yrs This “Parent and Me class” is designed to incorporate the earliest aspects of physical fitness, enhance fine and gross motor skills, body awareness, and muscle coordination while promoting physical, mental and social development. Music, basic gymnastics movements, and games create a fun and healthy atmosphere for you and your child.

Grasshoppers: 45 min classes ages 2-3yrs This toddler class is open to children who enjoy having parents close by and are ready to learn to follow instructions from another adult. We ask parent/guardian to assist until their child is ready to participate on their own. This class continues to enhance your child’s fine and gross motor skills, social skills, strength and coordination through the activities and obstacle courses that emphasize eye-hand coordination, climbing, hanging, jumping, running, and rolling in a fun and safe environment.

Bumble Bees : 60 min classes ages 3-4yrs This class continues to enhance and challenge your child’s physical, social and cognitive development. Basic tumbling and gymnastics skills, ball handling skills and preschool concepts are taught. Group activities, teamwork, and fun theme-based curriculum keep your child engaged and excited to participate.

Fire flies: 60 min/week ages 4-6yrs This class is designed for children in Pre-K through Kindergarten. Concepts and themes are designed to introduce and reinforce age-appropriate physical, social and cognitive skills. Basic tumbling, gymnastics, and ball handling are worked through obstacle courses, group games, and teamwork.

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Dragon Flies: 60 min/week ages 6-8yrs This class is designed for children in First and Second grade. Concepts and themes are designed to challenge children using age-appropriate physical, social and cognitive skills. Basic tumbling, gymnastics, ball handling, and physical fitness skills are worked through obstacle courses, group games, and teamwork. .

See website here for schedule and rates. Registration online available by clicking here.

FAMILY INCLUSION CLASS: (For child with special concerns and siblings ages 5-10yrs)

Guardian assists child to ensure safety during class and proper performance of activities. Great way to work skills emphasized in physical and occupational therapy in a group setting while having lots of fun. Doctor permission to participate required.

FREE TRIAL CLASSES available. Unsure your child will participate? Want to see Coach Val in action before you commit to class time? Fill out our free trial form here and try out a class at no cost.

DISCOUNTS

SouthernMamas discount: Mention you saw Coach Val’s Tumblegym on SouthernMamas.com site to receive $10 off registration fee.

Coach Val’s Tumblegym, 310 Johnny Mercer Blvd in the Wilmington Island Shopping Center (with Dollar Tree, Ace Hardware, and Goodwill) Tel: 912-268-6003,www.coachvals.com, On Facebook here. Coach Val’s Tumblegym is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

FREE dog parade, dog costume contest, cutest dog photo contest @ Savannah’s Dog Days of Summer, Aug. 1-2

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Dog parade costume contest in Savannah Calling all canines to the Dog Days of Summer celebration on historic River Street in downtown Savannah. This FREE event will be Aug. 1 & 2 during First Friday & Saturday.

The FREE Dog Days of Summer festival starts Fri, Aug. 1 at 4 PM with entertainment & activities. Take advantage of shopping at select vendor booths; a photo session at P&B Photography‘s pet portrait booth; regional artisans along Rousakis Plaza displaying a variety of handmade works.  Weekend festivities Fri. Aug. 1 from 4-10 PM &  Saturday, Aug. 2 from 10 AM-10 PM.

Watch FREE First Friday fireworks presented by Wet Willie’s Savannah at 9:30 PM Fri. Aug. 1.

Cutest dog photo contest

Submit photos for the cutest dog contest at wws.y100.fm The online photo contest will run from July 25 to August 1.

FREE Dog parade & costume contest 

Saturday beginning at 10 AM. Dress your best on for the pup parade & costume contest presented by Y100 at 11am on the Arbor Stage. Sign up for your dogs to strut their stuff  10-11am at the Y100 booth. Sign up for a FREE painting session to make a customized dog bone painting with your name inside. Enjoy misting stations provided by Home Depot. Dogs can go for a swim in one of the pup pools.

For more information on the Dog Days of Summer and an entertainment schedule, click here.

FOR MORE FREE KIDS EVENTS IN SAVANNAH & HILTON HEAD, CLICK HERE. 

Whole Foods Market opening on Hilton Head Is. July 30

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Hilton Head Whole Foods MarketCan you believe it’s been about a year since the grand opening festivities at the Whole Foods Market Savannah?

Get ready for another Whole Foods grand opening this month. The Whole Foods Market on Hilton Head Is. opens Wed. July 30 at 9 AM. The store is located at 50 Shelter Cove Ln., Ste. R, at the Plaza at Shelter Cove.

Opening day guests are invited to arrive at the store at 8 a.m. for grand opening festivities, including a chance to win one of 100 gift cards valued between $5 and $500.

More information on the Whole Foods Market Hilton Head Facebook page here. 

Georgia & South Carolina Tax-Free Weekends

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Tax-Free weekend in Georgia South Carolina Is it really back-to-school tax-free talk time? Really? Didn’t we just start this whole fun summer thing? Here we go….

Georgia’s 2014 Sales Tax Holiday Aug. 1-2:

Georgia’s Tax Free Weekend is scheduled for August 1-2, 2014. Purchases of clothing (up to $100 per item), computers and related accessories (up to $1,000 per item) and school supplies ($20 per item) exempt. Read more  here.

South Carolina 2014 Sales Tax Holiday Aug. 1-3

South Carolina’s Tax Free Weekend August 1-3 2014. All purchases of clothing, footwear, computers, linens and school supplies exempt. Read more here.

May River Shrimp Festival, Bluffton, 7/19

Monday, July 14th, 2014

Bluffton S.C. family eventsBring the family to the May River Shrimp Festival Sunset Party hosted by Bear Foot Sports at Bluffton’s Oyster Factory Park, 4-9 p.m. this Fri. July 19 in Bluffton, S.C.

Live music from Craig Coyne and The Horan Brothers Band, fresh seafood from local restaurants, craft beer garden, GameTruck of Hilton Head Is., Kidz Play Zone, face painting, shrimp cleaning contest and more.

Fresh local seafood from local restaurants including MAY RIVER GRILL, JOE LOVES LOBSTER ROLLS, MELLY MELS, OYSTER FACTORY SEAFOOD HOUSE, ISLAND NOODLES, NY CITY PIZZA, SIGLER’S.

A state-of-the art Mobile Game Theater  from GameTruck of Hilton Head Is. will be there. GameTruck’s Original Mobile Video Game Theater™ features five flat screen TVs (yes, five!), dozens of video games, the latest consoles, climate control, two vendor doors. This video-game paradise on wheels is staffed by experienced GameCoaches.

A portion of the proceeds benefits the Palmetto Animal League. Wharf Street.

For more info, call (843) 757-8520 or click here

FREE Chad Crews Magic Shows; FREE Cartooning & Drawing with Michael P. White

Sunday, July 13th, 2014

FREE Chad Crews Magic Shows

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Magical educator Chad Crews presents magically scientific experiments, music, stories, and a critter or two. Children will learn that good readers can do all kinds of things, go on all kinds of adventures, and meet lots of new people.  Ages 3 and older.
Hinesville Library, 368-4003
Monday, July 21, 10:30 a.m.
Midway-Riceboro Library, 884-5742
Monday, July 21, 3 p.m.
Port City Library, 964-8013
Tuesday, July 22, 10:30 a.m.
Pooler Library, 748-0471
Tuesday, July 22, 2 p.m.
Southwest Chatham Library, 925-8305
Tuesday, July 22, 4:30 p.m.
West Broad Library, 232-6395
Thursday, July 24, 10:30 a.m.
Carnegie Library, 231-9921
Thursday, July 24, 2 p.m.
Forest City Library, 238-0614
Thursday, July 24, 4 p.m.
Bull Street Library, 652- 3600
Monday, July 28, 10:30 a.m.
W.W. Law Library, 236-8040
Monday, July 28, 3:00 p.m.
Oglethorpe Mall Library, 925-5432
Monday, July 28, 6 p.m.
Thunderbolt Library, 354-5864
Tuesday, July 29, 11 a.m.
Tybee Library, 786-7733
Tuesday, July 29, 1:30 p.m.
Islands Library, 897-6233
Tuesday, July 29, 4 p.m.
Springfield Library, 754-3003 
Wednesday, July 30, 10:30 a.m.
Rincon Library, 826-2222
Wednesday, July 30, 2:30 p.m.

FREE Cartooning & Drawing with Michael P. White

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Michael P. White is an artist and children’s book illustrator of several books including “The Library Dragon”. This high-energy, interactive program will teach unforgettable creative skills to children. Ages 7 and older.
Bull Street Library, 652- 3600
Monday, July 21, 10:30 a.m.
Oglethorpe Mall Library, 925-5432
Monday, July 21, 3 p.m.
Thunderbolt Library, 354-5864
Tuesday, July 22, 11 a.m.
Tybee Library, 786-7733
Tuesday, July 22, 1:30 p.m.
Carnegie Library, 231-9921
Tuesday, July 22, 4 p.m.
West Broad Library, 232-6395
Wednesday, July 23, 10:30 a.m.
Pooler Library, 748-0471
Wednesday, July 23, 2:00 p.m.
Rincon Library, 826-2222
Wednesday, July 23, 4:30 p.m.
Islands Library, 897-6233
Thursday, July 24, 11 a.m.
Southwest Chatham Library, 925-8305
Thursday, July 24, 4:30 p.m.
Hinesville Library, 368-4003
Friday, July 25, 11 a.m.
Midway-Riceboro Library, 884-5742
Friday, July 25, 2 p.m.
FOR MORE LOCAL FREE KIDS’ LIBRARY EVENTS THIS SUMMER, CLICK HERE. 

Fourth of July 2014 Events in Savannah & Hilton Head Is. (4th of July Fireworks in Savannah)

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

SAVANNAH/TYBEE ISLAND AREA

JULY 3: July 3rd Independence Day Fireworks: Tybee Is.’s annual celebration of America’s birthday. The show starts around dark (around 9:15 p.m.). The fireworks are staged on the pier, but they are easily viewed from any of Tybee’s eastern beaches. Details here. 

JUlY 3 Savannah Sand Gnats: Fourth of July Celebration Fireworks @ Historic Grayson Stadium 1401 E Victory Drive tel: 912-351-9150. Come celebrate the Third of July at Historic Grayson Stadium with a spectacular fireworks dislay! The Sand Gnats take on Charleston @ 7:05 PM.

JULY 4: Coastal Heritage Society in Savannah: Celebrate with special Century of Sentries programs July 4-6 where kids can experience the lives of the soldiers stationed @ Old Fort Jackson during the American Revolution, War of 1812 & the Civil War. On July 4, you & your family can enjoy special programming & demonstrations at a Revolutionary Battlefield; Savannah History Museum & Ga. State Railroad Museum. Details here. 

JULY 4: Savannah’s July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza on River Street hosted by the Riverfront Association . Music, food, live shows, contests, and more. Bring a blanket and some snacks, fireworks beginning around 9:15 p.m. Details here.

JULY 4 FREE Kids Games: Water games and yard games to celebrate July 4th @ 1 PM. Details here.

JULY 4: Independence Day Friends & Family Stroller Strong Moms Class, Forsyth Park to Ellis Square, Savannah. Details here.

JULY: Leopold’s I Pledge for Ice Cream Project throughout July 2014.
From 4-7 PM on Mondays during July , children 12 and younger who can recite the Pledge of Allegiance from memory will be rewarded with a free child’s scoop of ice cream at Leopold’s Ice Cream, 212 E. Broughton St. Savannah, 31401. Details here. 

HILTON HEAD IS./BLUFFTON AREA

July 4: July 4th Firecracker 5K & Health Walk + Firecracker Children’s Fun Run, Hilton Head Is. Details here. 

July 4: Red, White & Blue Kids’ Bike Parade in Harbour Town, Sea Pines, Hilton Head Is.
8:30 AM to register, parade starts at 9:30 AM July 4
Show off your red, white and blue spirit by decorating your bicycle, wagon, dog, or kids for a fun parade around Harbour Town. Meet at the parking lot adjacent to the Harbour Town Lighthouse at 8:30am to register and pick up decorating supplies. Parade lineup begins promptly at 9:30am, and entries will be judged on patriotism. Supplies available to the first 100 registered families. Following the parade, join us for carnival games, activities and more. Please call The Sea Pines Resort Recreation Department for additional information at 843.842.1979. Details here. 

July 4: “Pop Goes the Sandbox” family fun event @ The Sandbox Interactive Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is.
10 AM- 5 PM Fri July 4
Fun games and activities including Bounce House, decorate (and eat!) cookies, fun arts & crafts,
Details here. 
18-A Pope Avenue, next to St. Andrew’s By-The-Sea United Methodist Church. For more info, call 843.842.7645 www.thesandbox.org

July 4: Gregg Russell Concerts, Harbour Town, Hilton Head Is.
8-9:30am
Over the years, Gregg Russell has become a classic at The Sea Pines Resort. You’ll find him under the famed Liberty Oak in Harbour Town, entertaining adults and children, alike, and his concerts are not to be missed. FREE. More info here.

Three different fireworks displays on Hilton Head Island on Friday July 4:

Harbour Town Harbour Town will celebrate the fourth with a variety of festivities.  Children’s activities, live music, food and beverage will be available as well as the fireworks display.  The fireworks will begin about 9:15 (dusk) from a barge in Calibogue Sound.  There is a $5.00 gate fee to enter the resort (unless you are a resident or guest staying on the resort) and a free shuttle service will be offered between Harbour Town and various parking lots in the Sea Pines Resort.  No coolers, please.  For additional information about the Harbour Town event, contact the Sea Pines Resort by phone (843-785-3333) or visit their website, www.seapines.com.

Shelter Cove Harbour Shelter Cove Harbour offers a HarbourFest celebration featuring special patriotic selections performed by Shannon Tanner at 6:30 and 8:00 pm.  The fireworks display will begin right after dusk. Because this is a popular event, parking is limited at Shelter Cove. There will be two additional parking lots nearby where traffic will be directed. A shuttle will then run from back and forth from the parking lots to Shelter Cove all evening. Fireworks begin at dusk, weather permitting. For more information about the Shelter Cove Harbour event, call toll-free 800-827-3006 or visit www.palmettodunes.com.

Skull Creek Starting at 9:30 pm, the fireworks will be launched from a barge in the Intracoastal Waterway/Skull Creek.  Join Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks, Chart House or the Skull Creek Boathouse for live, outside entertainment beginning at 6:00 pm.  Of course, food and beverage will be available at all three locations.  No coolers, please.

Please remember that town ordinances prohibit the launch or discharge of fireworks within town limits and specifically from the beach.

FOR MORE FREE SUMMER KIDS’ ACTIVITIES IN SAVANNAH & THE LOWCOUNTRY, CLICK HERE. 

 

Puppet People Show & Pastries @ Savannah Coffee Roasters, July 3

Monday, June 30th, 2014

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Bring the kids to see a Puppet People puppet show at the Savannah Coffee Roasters in downtown Savannah. It is located at 215 W. Liberty St. We will entertain the kids while the adults enjoy some coffee and a pastry.

July 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Purchase your tickets early since space will be limited.

Tickets are $7 per guest and all children under 2 are free.

PURCHASE TICKETS NOW by clicking here. 

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Attention parents of children 0-7: Kindermusik Play Date, 6/23, Savannah

Sunday, June 15th, 2014

Kindermusik mommy and me music classes for toddlers infants Savannah

It’s not too late to sign up for next week’s June Kindermusik play date! Open to children ages 0-7. Theme is “Music and Motion at the Ocean!”

Class meets Monday June 23, at 11:10am. All participants get an instrument, a download card for 10 Kindermusik songs, and a BONUS gift at the end of class! Sibling discounts offered.

Sign up at www.88keysga.com (click on the Kindermusik tab) or call 912-988-KEYS (5397).

Kindermusik Savannah, email music@88keysga.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397), www.88keysga.com then click on Kindermusik link. Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Father’s Day gift special: $99 for two lessons & a round of golf @ The Club at Savannah Harbor

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Father's Day gift: golf in Savannah

The Club at Savannah Harbor has the perfect Father’s Day gift special: $99 for two lessons & a round of golf.

Contact Paul Killgallon for more information at 912.201.2240, email paul.killgallon@westin.com or click here.

The Club at Savannah Harbor, Hutchinson Is., 2 Resort Drive, Savannah, 31421, 912.201.2240, email Golf.savannah@westin.com https://www.facebook.com/TheClubAtSavannahHarbor, www.theclubatsavannahharbor.com   The Club at Savannah Harbor is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

FREE Sand Gnats tickets Friday 6/13 from St. Joseph’s/Candler

Monday, June 9th, 2014

free sand gnats ticketsFree Sand Gnats tickets Friday from St. Joseph’s/Candler. Just bring a non-perishable food item to the game and receive a free ticket.

WHAT: St. Joseph’s/Candler Community Night to benefit St. Mary’s Community Center. Everyone is invited.
WHEN: June 13, 2014 7:05 p.m. Food drop off and ticket pick up will begin at Grayson Stadium at 6:00 p.m.
WHY: The non-perishable food items will benefit the St. Mary’s Community Center.
WHERE: Historic Grayson Stadium, 1401 E Victory Dr, Savannah 31404

THE DETAILS: St. Mary’s Community Center serves the westside of Savannah from its base in the historic Cuyler-Brownville neighborhood. St. Mary’s Community Center is a community outreach initiative of St. Joseph’s/Candler and a living demonstration of its mission. The center helps residents through education, job training and children’s services. To learn more go to www.sjchs.org/StMarys

FOR MORE FREE LOCAL KIDS’ SUMMER EVENTS, CLICK HERE.

Free Sand Gnats tickets Friday 5/30 from St. Joseph’s/Candler, Savannah

Monday, May 26th, 2014

free sand gnats ticketsFree Sand Gnats tickets Friday from St. Joseph’s/Candler. Just bring a non-perishable food item to the game and receive a free ticket.

WHAT: St. Joseph’s/Candler Community Night to benefit St. Mary’s Community Center. Everyone is invited.
WHEN: May 30, 7:05 p.m. Food drop off and ticket pick up will begin at Grayson Stadium at 6:00 p.m.
WHY: The non-perishable food items will benefit the St. Mary’s Community Center.
WHERE: Historic Grayson Stadium, 1401 E Victory Dr, Savannah 31404

THE DETAILS: St. Mary’s Community Center serves the westside of Savannah from its base in the historic Cuyler-Brownville neighborhood. St. Mary’s Community Center is a community outreach initiative of St. Joseph’s/Candler and a living demonstration of its mission. The center helps residents through education, job training and children’s services. To learn more go to www.sjchs.org/StMarys

FOR MORE FREE LOCAL KIDS’ SUMMER EVENTS, CLICK HERE.

You’re invited: Get out the vote rally for Savannah-Chatham school board president

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Vote Jolene Byrne School Board President Savannah Get Out the Vote Rally

May 20th is just eight days away. Join Savannah-Chatham school board president candidate Jolene Byrne for an old-fashioned Get Out the Vote Rally this Friday, May 16 from 5:30-6:30 PM in Calhoun Square.

Children are encouraged to bring homemade campaign signs. Tee shirts will be available for the first 20 adults and the first 20 children who arrive. Campaign stickers will be there for all!

Jolene Byrne is the only candidate for Chatham County School Board President who has a child in public school, Jolene was a teacher at Groves high school and currently teaches at Savannah State University.

Vote May 20 or vote early. Info on where to vote early this week in Savannah & Chatham County here.

Jolene Byrne has new videos up about leadershipeconomic development, and budgeting. Check out her Facebook Page for the latest campaign updates.

If you haven’t been able to make it to any of the campaign debates or forums, you can view the live feed from the last debate here: Savannah Chatham County School Board Debate at the JEA.

Please share this information with as many people as possible and help to get out the vote May 20th.

Every child deserves an excellent education.

FREE Spring Fling, book sale, vintage car show, Skidaway Is., Savannah (May 10)

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Village Library Skidaway Is. Savannah On Saturday, May 10, the Skidaway Island Rotary Club and The Village Library will present the 10th annual Spring Fling at The Village on Skidaway Island from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The free event includes kids’ activities, a massive book sale by the Library, over 60 vintage cars, an art show, live music and lunch featuring barbecued beer brats and hamburgers. The event is family friendly with an inflatable play area from Moon Bounces, a train ride for children and live music from The Rogues near Smith’s. There will be face painting, helium balloons, crayons and coloring books and noted author and illustrator, Phyllis Tildes, near the Library. Southern Motors will exhibit a selection of new cars.

For more information, visit http://songofthesouth.mysocialsplash.com/skidaway-island-rotary-club-and-the-village-library-will-present-the-10th-annual-spring-fling-at-the-village/

FOR MORE LOCAL FREE KIDS’ EVENTS, CLICK HERE.

 

Savannah Scottish Games (May 10)

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Savannah Scottish Games 2014The 38th Annual Savannah Scottish Games
Saturday, May 10th, 2014
Bethesda Academy
9520 Ferguson Avenue, Savannah, GA 31406

The 2014 Savannah Games will be held at a new location on the Bethesda Academy’s Campus this year. Bynuh’s’ Field, about a half-mile north of the Bethesda Arch, is an extraordinary venue with canopies of live oaks and vistas across the marshes of Savannah’s Moon river. Ample space for a glorious Savannah Scottish Games.

From Whitfield Avenue / Diamond Causeway, turn northeast on Ferguson Avenue toward Skidaway Road, pass the Bethesda Arch and look for the new entrance to our games on the right, on Ferguson Avenue.

For a schedule of events & more info, click here.

FREE Yoga Classes at Yoga Fest, Savannah Yoga Center

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Yoga Fest 2014 Savannah Yoga Fest — 2 Days of Free Yoga Classes
Saturday, May 31, 2014 – Sunday, June 1, 2014
Savannah Yoga Center,
1319 Bull St.
Savannah, 31401
912.232.2994

Come sample Savannah Yoga Center’s excellent teachers. No registration necessary, Just Show Up!

Twice a year, Savannah Yoga Center offers Yoga Fest to celebrate and give back to the Savannah Community. These 40 minute sample classes are FREE and open to the public and current students, allowing everyone to try out different teachers and styles of yoga. This is a wonderful opportunity to try yoga, change up your personal practice, and become involved in this beautiful community!

Click here for the schedule of classes.

Savannah Yoga Center, 1319 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401 & 111 Canal St. #101, Pooler, GA 31322
Email
info@savannahyoga.com (912) 232-2994, email savannahyoga@gmail.com , www.savannahyoga.com Savannah Yoga Center is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Vacation Bible Camp: Jungle Safari, Savannah

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Jungle Safari Vacation Bible SchoolFirst Presbyterian’s VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: JUNGLE SAFARI

Children ages 3 years-5th grade are invited to Vacation Bible School, June 16-20 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Jungle Safari is coming to First Presbyterian Church in Savannah.

Children will learn that God is their creator, provider, and savior through Bible stories, songs, and games. They will explore the nature of God, and learn to serve God with their hearts, minds, and hands. The cost for the week is $20 for the 1st child, $10 for each additional child(ren).

To register, pick up a form at the church office, 520 Washington Avenue 31405 or visit their website, www.savannahfpc.org Questions? wshelburne@gmail.com or 354.7615.

FOR MORE SAVANNAH SUMMER CAMPS, CLICK HERE.

FREE Rose Festival, Arts & Crafts Fair, Savannah (May 3)

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

FREE Rose Festival FREE Rose Festival and Arts & Crafts Fair
Saturday, May 3, 2014
10 am – 3 pm

Savannah Botanical Garden
1388 Eisenhower Drive
Savannah, Ga. 31406
(912) 355-3883
email sacgc@att.net

http://www.savannahbotanical.org/

Event will include:
Rose Info
Food
Crafts
Plant Sale
Garden Tours
Ask a Master Gardener
One Love Animal Rescue
Fun Activities in the Children’s Garden!

Free Admission & Free Parking!

For vendor info contact Betty Ward b.ward839@comcast.net

FOR MORE FREE LOCAL KIDS’ EVENTS, CLICK HERE.

SwarmCon in Savannah (May 3 & 4)

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Swarm Con Savannah Attention lovers of art, comics, video games, anime, cosplay, and more.

You’re invited to  SwarmCon 2014, the annual Savannah mecca for gamers, comics lovers, cosplayers, artists and more! A place to showcase your craft and experience the awesomeness of the clubs from the local Savannah College of Art and Design!

Open to the public & kid-friendly. Details here.

Come hang out and play games and see some awesome artwork and costumes!

At the door prices will be $10 for SCAD Students and $15 for non-SCAD students. Registration will be held at Embassy Suites starting at 9:30 AM.

Embassy Suites Savannah Historic District, 605 West Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah, Georgia 31401

FREE Comic Book Day, Savannah (May 3)

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Free comic book day 2014 SavannahSaturday May 3, 2014 is Free Comic Book Day at COMICS & MORE on 137 E Montgomery Crossroads in Savannah, GA, 31406. (912) 925-770

Free Comic Book Day is a single day – the first Saturday in May each year – when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE to anyone who comes into their stores. (Thanks to reader Lynn Adams for this event tip!)

FOR MORE FREE SAVANNAH KIDS’ EVENTS, CLICK HERE.

FREE SCAD Sand Arts Festival, Tybee Island (May 2)

Monday, April 21st, 2014

SCAD Sand Arts Festival 2014

View elaborately created sand castle designs, sand sculptures & sand reliefs.

FREE Sand Arts Festival
9:30 AM- 4 PM May 2 2014
Tybee Is., Ga
North Beach, near Tybee Lighthouse
30 Meddin Drive

The public is invited to enjoy the Sand Arts Festival but the competition is limited to SCAD students, alumni, staff and faculty. This year, high school students will have the opportunity to compete in teams, as well as take a tour of the campus. Details here on how high school students can register.

The annual Sand Arts Festival, presented by the School of Fine Arts, School of Foundation Studies and sculpture minor program, features competitions in sand castle design, sand sculpture, sand relief and wind sculpture.

SCAD professors and staff members judge the competitions.

Rain date: TBD.

FOR MORE FREE SPRING 2014 KIDS’ EVENTS IN THE SAVANNAH AREA, CLICK HERE.

FREE Tybee Beach Bum Parade (May 16)

Monday, April 21st, 2014

free tybee beach bum parade Savannah 2014Don’t miss the South’s largest water fight: Tybee’s annual Beach Bum Parade.

Parade floats will be filled with water-throwing paraphernalia as spectators line up along Butler Avenue armed with buckets of water, squirt guns and hoses ready for battle. This event is an all-out water war for fun-loving beach bums of all ages. FREE & open to the public.

Tybee Beach Bum Parade
May 16, 2014
6:30-7:30 PM
Butler Avenue

Admission: Free
Phone: 912.786.5444
More info here. 

FREE Hovercraft Competition @ Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Hovercraft competition Savannah You’re invited to bring your kids to watch a free competition for Savannah area high school student teams to design and build a self-propelled hovercraft

FREE Hovercraft Competition
Armstrong Atlantic State University
April 26, 2014 1-4pm

1:50pm-2:15 pm Hovercraft weigh in P3 Parking Lot
2:20pm-2:45pm Sprint competition P3 Parking Lot
2:50pm-3:25pm Maneuvering Competition P3 Parking Lot

2014 Engineering Design Challenge: Armstrong Atlantic State University’s Engineering Studies Program will host the 2014 Engineering Design Challenge, which will showcase the ingenuity and creativity of students from Johnson High School, Beach High School, Savannah High School, Savannah Early College and Savannah Christian Preparatory School.

Each team, comprised of four to six students, has designed and built a self-propelled hovercraft with the assistance of a project mentor and Armstrong students. The final competition will include a 40-meter race, a timed maneuver course and a design poster presentation with an engineering journal evaluation. Engineers from Gulfstream and other local companies will evaluate and select the winning design. The winning team will receive a $500 cash prize. For more information, please click here 

Savannah Doggie Carnival 2014 (May 4)

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Doggie Carnival Savannah Doggie Carnival 2014 — May 4, 2014!

It’s that time of year — time for the 14th Annual Doggie Carnival!

Mark your calendar for a day of fun, food, activities for families and your favorite four-legged pals, Sunday, May 4 from noon-5 PM @ the north end of Forsyth Park.

Click here for more info on this great fundraiser for HSGS.

Summer Camps 2014: Open House @ Utopia Georgia Full-Day Savannah Camp, May 17

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Utopia Georgia Summer Camp 2014Looking for a unique, full-day Savannah camp for your child?

Check out Utopia Georgia on Windward Island in Savannah.

This camp for ages 5-12  is 8 AM-6 PM Monday through Friday and has a 1:6 staff to camper ratio.

Summer camp programs include building, design, gardening, making, doing, sewing, exploring, computer-aided design, music and much more!

Learn more details & see the camp at an open house, noon-3 PM Sat. May 17 2014.

For more information, email juliehansil@gmail.com or visit the Utopia Georgia page on Facebook here.

Utopia, Georgia camp is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Summer Camps 2014 in Savannah

Monday, April 7th, 2014

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Savannah Summer Camps 2014 Guide. See it by clicking here.

Find the perfect summer camp for your kids in our SouthernMamas.com Savannah Summer Camp Guide 2014! Browse a wide range of summer camps throughout the Greater Savannah & Lowcountry area—you’re bound to find a camp that’s ideal for your child. Check out our new 2014 Summer Camps Guide by clicking here.

Read our Savannah Summer Camps 2014 Guide by clicking here.

Summer Camps 2014: Preschool Camp for ages 18 months- 2nd grade @ First Christian Preschool, Savannah

Monday, April 7th, 2014

preschool summer camps 2014 in Savannah First Christian Preschool has a structured preschool camp for ages 18 months to 2nd grade from 9 AM-2 PM during the months of June, July, and August 2014.

There will be a new theme each week which will include daily arts and crafts, music, and creative play. Terrific Thursdays offers on-site field trips such as scavenger hunts, creative movement, water days, and Puppet People.

First Christian Preschool – located on Victory Drive in the Savannah’s Ardsley Park – offers 3 choices for enrollment: 3 days (T/Th/F), 2 days (T/Th), 1 day (F). They also offer weekly enrollment opportunities.

Please contact Sarah Marquez @ 912-234-3149 or firstchristianpreschool@yahoo.com for more information.

First Christian Preschool, 711 E. Victory Drive, Savannah, 31405, 912 234-3149, On Facebook here. First Christian Preschool is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

FOR MORE SAVANNAH-AREA SUMMER CAMPS 2014, CLICK HERE. If you’re looking specifically for camps for preschoolers,  search ‘Camps by Activity’ & select preschool camps.

FREE Earth Day Wheelie Bike Ride, April 19, Savannah

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Earth Day Wheelie Bike Ride Savannah 2014Savannah Bicycle Campaign is holding its Seventh Annual Savannah Earth Day Wheelie Bike Ride on Saturday, April 19, 2014.

This free, family-friendly, police-escorted ride is part of the City of Savannah’s Earth Day Festival and will depart from the south end of Forsyth Park at 3 p.m. An after‐ride party, the Post Wheelie Dealie, will be held at Blowin’ Smoke Southern Cantina, 1611 Habersham St.

For more information, click here.

FOR MORE KID-FRIENDLY FREE SAVANNAH EVENTS, CLICK HERE.

Easter Pet Parade & Egg Hunt, Pooler

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

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Easter Egg Hunt and Pet Parade
10 a.m. April 12. Pooler First Baptist Church, 204 W. Highway 80, Pooler. Pooler FBC is hosting its 12th annual Easter Egg Hunt and Pet Parade. Free prizes and food provided.

For more info, click here.

For more local Easter 2014 events, click here.