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Keep the musical routine alive for your child. Schedule a free introductory Kindermusik Savannah class

August 13th, 2017

Toddlers Savannah Kindermusik Preschoolers

Going through some changes? Keep Kindermusik coming!

Whether it’s a first-time experience of going to school or having to say goodbye to an older sibling going to school, that change – as exciting as it may be – can also be unsettling for a child. Once-predictable routines are different. There’s a new schedule. Mom or Dad’s attention has to shift a bit, and maybe they’re feeling a little anxious about all the change too. Things just aren’t quite the same.

Finding something that’s familiar and comforting to keep constant in the midst of all of this change can go a long way towards helping a child successfully transition to a new routine.

For many of Kindermusik Savannah families, that “something familiar and comforting” is their Kindermusik classes… and the Kindermusik songs and activities they enjoy together in between classes throughout the week at home. Young children are actually relieved to have the comfort of a predictable activity with a Kindermusik class or teacher they adore, a setting that’s familiar, and all of their Kindermusik friends they enjoy seeing each week.

Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com today to schedule your free introductory class – and keep the musical routine alive for your child during the back-to-school transition!

Musical Playdates for ages 0-7

August musical playdates begin Saturday, August 19 and continue Wed. 8/23 and Sat. 8/26 – all at 10AM. The theme is “Little Red Caboose” so bring all of your 0-7 year olds and caregivers. Come for 40 minutes of musical fun and learning. Spaces are limited – enroll today. $15 for first child/only $5 for each sibling. Each child receives an instrument, 10 Kindermusik songs and a coupon for $10.
Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano…912.988.KEYS.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah Girls Engineer It Day for 6-12th grade students, Sept. 16

August 13th, 2017

Girls Engineer It Day Savannah STEM Engineering is fun. Let Society of Women Engineers in Savannah prove it to you.

All students in grade 6-12 and adults are invited to Girls Engineer It Day – an one-day event in Savannah focused on teaching hands-on STEM activities and letting students decide if Engineering/STEM is a career path they would consider in their future.

This event is limited to the first 200 middle-school & 100 high-school students to register. This annual event always sells out.

When: Sat. Sept. 16, 2017, 1-5:30PM – Registration required

Where: Woodville-Tompkins Tech & Career HS, 151 Coach Joe Turner St., Savannah, GA  Driving directions here

Registration and Details:

All registration details can be found here: sceswe.org/geid

GIrls Engineer It Day Savannah

Students will go through 3 activities focused on different kinds of engineering taught by local technologists.  The day starts with a STEM Expo which are small activities provided by local companies, surrounding universities, and professional organizations.  Then break into groups to begin the 3 activities (1 hr a piece). While the students are learning, there’s a separate event for the adults including learning what’s needed to keep the students interested in STEM, college prep, financial aid, and even community opportunities for internships.  Adults will learn their own STEM activity that they will be able to take home to teach the students what they learned.

Link to schedule here.

The event is limited to 300 students (200 middle and 100 high school).

It is promoted as a female event, but males are allowed and attend every year.

Questions? Email sav.geid@gmail.com

Free SAT/ACT Diagnostic Days @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah

August 11th, 2017

sylvan learning center free SAT ACT diagnostic tests Savannah Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah will host free SAT/ACT Diagnostic days.

Click here to register for any one of three upcoming test dates. 

Questions? Call Dino or Christina at 912.355.2267.

Sylvan Learning of Savannah. On Facebook here, Tel: 912-355-2267, 340 Eisenhower Dr, Ste 100, Savannah 31406 Sylvan Learning of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Fun new options & favorite classes offered @ Scribble Art Studio for Fall 2017, Savannah

August 10th, 2017

Fall 2017 art classes Savannah Scribble Art studio after-school

Time to sign up for Scribble Art Studio  youth after-school art classes this Fall 2017 in Savannah.

Scribble’s Fall 2017 After-School Art Classes offered include:

Sculpture & Mixed Media for ages 4 & older
Porfolio I & II
Little Exploreres for ages 6 & older
Sew Much Fun for ages 6 & older
Cartooning for ages 6 & older
Watercolor I for ages 5 & older
Drawing Basics for ages 6 & older

Sign up today!

Register here. 

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

Things to do with toddlers in Savannah: Art Start @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

August 9th, 2017

Toddler events Art Start Jepson Center Telfair Museums Savannah Telfair Museums in Savannah offers a regular monthly art start program for toddlers and children in strollers along with their caregivers.

Art Start: Stroller and Toddler Tours
3rd Thursday of Every Month
10:30-11:30AM
$5 per child / adult members free / adult non-members $20

Start your day with art with our new and combined programs! Once a month, our youngest patrons are invited to the museum for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here. Come play and learn with us!

REGISTER HERE.

Upcoming Art Start themes

Thurs, Aug. 17 2017

Art Start: Animal Instinct, 10.30-11.30AM, August 17, Jepson Center
Jepson Center’s youngest patrons are invited to the museum for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, and older siblings are all welcome here. Come play and learn.
$5 per child, adult members free, adult non-members $12.

Upcoming Art Start dates & themes

Thurs. Sept. 21: Complex Uncertainties
Thurs. Oct 19: Rodin: the Human Experience
Thurs. Nov. 16: Animal Instincts

JEPSON CENTER
207 W. York St. Savannah, 31401

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Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah: Give Your Routine a Check-up (First class is free)

August 8th, 2017

Crossfit kids classes in Savannah Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah offers fitness classes for kids as well as adults.

Kids classes @ Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah . FIRST CLASS IS FREE.

Grades 1-5:  Wednesdays from 3:30-4PM and Saturdays 10:15-10:45AM.

New kids are welcome to come try their first class for free.  Adults are welcome to schedule a free one-on-one coaching appointment.

For questions call 912-335-3615 or visit online at www.crossfithp.com.

Message from Jennifer McKenzie, owner of Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah : 

With everyone in back-to-school mode, it’s a great opportunity for Mom and Dad to get back into the groove as well. Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah has got some advice on getting that done. Crossfit Hyperformance has a power word to help you transform your habits.

One of the things we often say after all the summer vacations, eating out, and late nights is “I need to get back into a routine.”

But wait! Before you jump back into the same old stuff, take a minute and consider how some of the routines you have now are helping or hurting you.

You are what you routinely do.

READ THIS ENTIRE POST HERE. 

CrossFit Hyperformance​, 904 E. 70th St.Savannah, 31405
email crossfithp@gmail.com, tel: 912-335-3615, CrossFit Hyperformance is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

(Savannah obstetricians, gynecologists) SouthCoast Health Welcomes Dr. Sarah Jarrell

August 8th, 2017

SouthCoast Health Obstetrics Gynecology Savannah

SouthCoast Health is excited for Sarah C. Jarrell, M.D. to join the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department.

She will practice at the Candler Hospital Campus location. Dr. Jarrell is passionate for women’s health. Read more here about Dr. Jarrell’s interest in this field and why she followed many of her family members’ footsteps to work in the medical field.

To make an appointment with her, call 912-3554427 or click here.

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Savannah-Chatham public schools close Aug. 21 for the eclipse

August 8th, 2017

Free solar eclipse programs in Savannah Chatham County Effingham Liberty

Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools announced today Tues. Aug. 8 that schools will be closed Aug. 21 because of the solar eclipse.

Some Savannah-area museums, organizations & Georgia State Parks are offering eclipse events. Find kid-friendly eclipse events here. 

Things to do with toddlers in Savannah: Mommy & Me Playdates @ Savannah Sharks gym

August 8th, 2017

Things do in Savannah with preschoolers toddlers Mommy Me Savannah Sharks

Mommy & Me play dates begin Mon. Aug. 14 @ Savannah Sharks. 
Every Monday, Tuesday & Friday 10:30AM-Noon. For crawlers to age 4.  Learn more here. 

New this fall: Music and Movement class $50 per month (4 classes)
Wednesdays 9:45-10:30AM
First class begins Sept. 6 2017

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Savannah Sharks Children’s Birthday Parties

Have your child’s next birthday at Savannah Sharks gym.

Book your party online here. 

Stay connected by liking Savannah Sharks on Facebook here. 

Savannah Sharks Cheerleading and Tumbling, (912) 335-2234, 1686 E President St, Savannah, GA 31404
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Superhero Saturday Aug. 12 @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe, Savannah

August 7th, 2017

Kids Events Savannah Superhero Saturday Henny Penny Cafe Art

Kids can learn to draw superheros this Saturday Aug. 12  during “Superhero Saturday” @ Henny Penny Art Space &  Cafe in Savannah called “Superhero Saturdays”.

This Sat. Aug. 12 from 3-4PM, Comic Book Artist Rashad Doucet will teach attendees how to draw Batman. Steve Hommel will show how to draw Cat Girl.

For ages 6+.

Please preregister your child as space is limited. Pre-register at thescribbleartstudio.com

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.

Henny Penny offers regular programs for children. See all the programs here. 

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New Mommy & Me ballet class starting soon @ The STUDIO, Savannah

August 7th, 2017

New class announcement @ The STUDIO-Savannah

The STUDIO-Savannah is now offering Mommy-and- Me classes. Classes begin the week of August 14 2017.

This is a great way to get introduced to ballet together.

For ages 18 months-3 years old
Thursdays 1:30PM
Cost: $50 per month

Reserve your spot today @ www.thestudiosav.net or email at Elyse.TheStudio@yahoo.com

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Stay connected by liking The STUDIO on Facebook here & following The STUDIO on Instagram here.

The STUDIO, www.thestudiosav.net 954.682.5694 email Elyse.TheSTUDIO@Yahoo.com, 2805B Roger Lacey Ave., Savannah, GA, 31404 The Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Things to do with toddlers in Savannah: Tiny Tots gym playtime @ Summit Gymnastics

August 5th, 2017

Toddler Preschooler gym play time Tiny Tots Summit Gymnastics Savannah

Tiny Tots Playtime @ Summit Gymnastics in Savannah has become so popular, Summit is now limiting capacity to 35 children because they want to ensure that Tiny Tots remains a fun, positive experience for all. So be sure to arrive early to secure your spot as availability will be on a first come, first serve basis.

Tiny Tots Playtime is for children ages 5 & younger & their caregivers.

Kids can enjoy trampoline, foam in-ground pit, bars, balance beams & more.

Tiny Tots Playtime
9:30-11AM Tuesdays & Thursdays
Call ahead to confirm: 912.921.1034
$5 per child (Cash only)
For ages 5 & younger

Questions? Email summit.frontdesk@yahoo.com

Summit Gymnastics, 74 W Montgomery Crossroads, Savannah, 31406, (912) 921-1034, On Facebook here. Summit Gymnastics is a SouthernMamas.com advertise

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

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.

Splash & Sprint: Safe Kids Savannah run & swim race, Sept. 16

August 4th, 2017

Splash and Sprint kids race in Savannah

Safe Kids Savannah will hold Splash and Sprint, a timed swimming and running event presented by Dr. Mark Kamaleson of Optim Orthopedics, Sat. Sept. 16, at the Chatham County Aquatic Center & Lake Mayer in Savannah.

Participants can register online here.

The event is for youth ages 6 to 15 and the top male and female finishers will receive a medal. All participants will receive a ribbon.

The swim & run event is unique to coastal Georgia. The event helps promote water & sports safety & is also a fundraiser for Safe Kids Savannah. Funds raised through Splash & Sprint help to purchase items such as bicycle helmets, child safety seats & life jackets that can be distributed throughout local communities.

Packet pick-up will take place on Fri. Sept. 15, 4-7PM @ the Chatham County Aquatic Center, 7240 Sallie Mood Drive.

For more information about Splash and Sprint, email cjchasta@chathamcounty.org or click here.

(Savannah Family Therapists): Parenting Class with Building Blocks Family Counseling

August 3rd, 2017

Parenting Class Savannah Family Counseling Building Blocks

Have fun with your kids again!

Building Blocks Family Counseling is excited to offer the effective Love and Logic Parenting Program. Enjoy your kids again and don’t miss out on this great class!
Thurs. Aug. 10 6:30-8PM
711 ZItterour Drive Rincon, GA 313266

Call 912-349-8043 or email ashley.moore.mft@gmail.com for more information

Can’t make the August class-go ahead and sign up for Building Blocks’ next class!

Building Blocks Family Counseling, buildingblocks.solutions,  912-349-8043, email ashley.moore.mft@gmail.com, 9390 Ford Ave., Suite 7B, Richmond HillOn Facebook here. Building Blocks Family Counseling is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Things to do with toddlers/preschoolers in Savannah: Kindermusik musical playdates

August 3rd, 2017

Kindermusik Savannah

Toot, toot, toot! All aboard for Kindermusik with 88 Keys in Savannah’s August playdates: “Little Red Caboose!”

Grab your tickets, find your seats, and get ready for a wild ride on the Kindermusik Express!

With our own little conductors operating the engine and our favorite caboose car bringing up the rear, we’re chugging off to find musical adventure and steam at every station. We’ll stack up songs, instruments, stories, dances, poems, quiet time, and more, all on this rip-roaring ride where the train bell’s always ringing and the passengers are singing. Now that’s right on track!

After the class, your child will take home an instrument, 10 songs, and a $10 coupon for our weekly studio classes.

This playdate will be held three times, so just pick the date below that you prefer! Classes are open to children ages 0-7 and their caregivers. Cost is $15 for your first child, and just $5 each for siblings.

Spaces in each playdate are limited and tend to fill fast, so enroll now and save your family’s spots!
Saturday, August 19, at 10am
Wednesday, August 23, at 10am
Saturday, August 26, at 10am

Also, there are still a few more spaces in this week’s first ever “Family Jam Night”! Just $10 for the whole family- Friday, August 11 at 6:15pm. Enroll today at kindermusikwith88keys.com.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser