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Early Bird Discounts on Savannah Summer Camps 2015

April 20th, 2015

Savannah Summer Camps 2015 GuideSome camps in our Savannah Summer Camps 2015 Directory offer discounts if you register early. Here are a few.

Early Bird Discounts

Savannah’s Clay Spot Early Bird Special for Summer Kids Pottery Camp 2015. Register and Pay by May 1st, 2015 and get camp for 15% Off, making camp only $127. Details here.

Scribble Art Studio Early Bird Special for Summer Kids 2015 Art Camps in Savannah & Pooler. Register by May 1 2015 for 25% off, making camp only $139/week for those who register by May 1. Details here.  Early Bird Special for Art Camp for Big Kids @ Scribble Art Studio, Pooler & Savannah. For ages 8 & older.  Details here.

The Club at Savannah Harbor for Golf & Play Summer 2015 Camps. Pre-register to receive 10% off 1 or 2 camps or 20% off all three camps. Details here.

To see more Savannah Summer Camps visit our Summer Camps Directory by clicking here. 

 

Tybee Island Kite Festival, April 26

April 20th, 2015

Tybee Island Kite Flying Festival 2015Tybee Island Kite Festival 2015

11AM April 26 2015
Let’s Go Fly a Kite… for over a million people nation-wide who recognize April as Parkinson’s Awareness Month AND as National Kite Month.

Bring your family, friends, kite lovers – and KITES – to share in all the fun.

The Savannah Parkinson Support Group and the North Beach Bar & Grill wish to invite all community kite lovers and spectators alike to join us in raising awareness of our community support groups for Parkinson’s Disease, Essential Tremor, Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington’s Disease and other Movement Disorders.

Live Music
Kite Design Contest for the students of Islands High School
Registration – $10.00 includes Beginner’s Kite and Gumbo @NB!!

Details here.

Savannah kids ages 8-16 invited to participate in national kids’ music video being made on Tybee Is., May 10

April 20th, 2015

National Kids Music Video Being made on Tybee Island 2015Savannah kids and teens are invited for an opportunity to participate in a nationwide music video being made on Tybee Island in May 2015.

Dunlop Productions is looking for young talent between the ages of 8 and 16 to participate in a music video being taped Mother’s Day, May 10 2015 on Tybee Island at 17th Street crossing

-Project is being produced by Dunlop Productions.
-Event is free but pre-registration required. Email: castingkai@gmail.com to be pre-registered and receive details for the day of.
-Taping from 3-6 on the beach. Registration lines open at 2:30PM.
-Participants will receive their names on the credits and receive a free download of the song.
-Parents are welcome to attend. Participants must have a parents release form signed and brought with them prior to participation.

More details here. 

Have a no-cook Friday: Enjoy a $21 fresh, pick-up meal for 4 from SCAD’s Cafe Bon Appetit, Savannah

April 20th, 2015

FOHTY SCAD Cafe Bon Appetit Pick-Up meal

 

Enjoy fresh food that is flavorful and cooked to perfection from SCAD’s Cafe Bon Appetit in Savannah with dinner for four for the low price of only $21.

Simply email Eric Davidson at eric.davidson@cafebonappetit.com by 2 PM Thursday April 23. Please put FOHTY in the subject line. Remember to include your name and the number of dinners you would like to order in your email.  Please let him know that you were referred by SouthernMamas.com.

This fresh, pick-up meal service is open to the public.

Don’t forget to share with your friends . After five referrals, you’ll receive a FREE meal.

Meals are ready for pick up (complete with reheating instructions) on Fridays between 3-6PM at Jo’s Cafe, 201 W. Oglethorpe Ave. Methods of payment include: credit card, cash.

FOHTY recently started providing reusable tote bags to carry the meals. Please bring your tote with you on Friday and the meal will be placed inside.  If you do not have one yet, they’ll have more to share with you.

Savor your meal, your new tote bag & your no-cook Friday.

Learn more here. 

SCAD’s Cafe Bon Appetit,  http://scad.cafebonappetit.com/events/, 201 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah, 31401 email eric.davidson@cafebonappetit.com. On Facebook here. SCAD’s Cafe Bon Appetit is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Independent Learning Network 2015 Summer Enrichment Programs, Savannah

April 19th, 2015

Independent Learning Network  ILN Homeschooling resource

Independent Learning Network 2015 SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS*

JUNE 2-25

COMMUNITY GARDEN DESIGN–$375.00, ages 12-16, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., TWR
Professional landscape designers will guide participants to devise programming, site analysis, schematics, and construction drawings for an actual landscape design project. Participants will be introduced to the role of aesthetics in design while navigating municipal requirements.

BRIDGE DESIGN–$375.00, ages 12-16, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., TWR
Engineering professionals will guide the process of designing a functional pedestrian bridge. Participants will encounter municipal requirements for pedestrian walkways, proper structural systems, appropriate building materials, use 3D modeling software, and build prototypes.

STEAM 1--$360.00, ages 11-13, 1p.m.-4p.m., TWR
The focus of the program is to expose participants to engineering and technology principles, encourage further interest in the fields, and demonstrate numerous ways that technology can be used to express creativity. Through a combination of web-based learning applications and hands-on projects,participants
will be introduced to scientific fields of study and their career paths.

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JUNE 2-JULY 9

YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR–$450.00, ages 12-16, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., TWR
The focus of this professional collaborative is to provide youth with an opportunity to explore real world business experiences toward entrepreneurial awareness and understanding. Participants will take a
product or service idea from acquisition/creation to marketing/sales. The program will encompass relevant business aspects such as concept development, marketing, licensing, and financial planning. This program will be held on-site at Savannah Mall.

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JUNE 30-JULY 23

COMMUNITY GARDEN INSTALLATION–$375.00, ages 12-16, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., TWR
Landscape professionals will guide the building/installation of an original garden concept. Participants will research garden requirements, planting practices, appropriate building materials, and proper building techniques. Relevant safety procedures and proper use/maintenance of equipment will be
emphasized.

BRIDGE BUILDING–$375.00, ages 12-16, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., TWR
Experienced building professionals will guide the construction a functional foot bridge from an original concept developed specifically for the project. Participants will navigate permit and regulatory processes relevant to this stage of the project, and promote the project to responsible parties.Pertinent safety procedures and proper use/maintenance of equipment will be emphasized.

STEAM 2–$360.00, ages 11-13, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., TWR
This program will focus on more advanced Tech topics including web design for mobile, Ruby on Rails
frameworks, and advanced engineering topics including Hydraulic Systems and Robotics. Students will use a combination of web-based and hands-on activities to create projects that will introduce and reinforce scientific concepts.

*Unless otherwise stated, all programs will be held at the ILN Resource Center

For more details about each program and to register, please visit www.iln-ga.org or contact info@iln-ga.org or 912.355.7557

The Independent Learning Network, Inc. (ILN) is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to the academic excellence of home-based and other non-conventional learners.

The ILN resource center is located at 7160 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Suite #101. Hours are by appointment.

Independent Learning Network, 7160 Hodgson Memorial Dr., Suite 101, 912-355-7557, www.iln-ga.org On Facebook here. Savannah Independent Learning Network is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Frog Habitats now available at Barnett’s Educational Supplies, Savannah

April 19th, 2015

Frog Habitat Barnett Educational Supplies Savannah

Love this for a special children’s birthday gift: Frog habitats now available at Barnett Educational Supplies in Savannah.

Stop by the store on West DeRenne Avenue.

Like Barnett on Facebook here to stay informed about their sales & new products.

Store hours: Mon – Fri: 9 AM-7 PM; Sat: 10 AM-5 PM; Sun: 1- 5 PM.

Barnett Educational Supplies, 38 W De Renne Ave., Savannah, 31405-6742, tel: 912-356-1878, email barneduc@bellsouth.net   www.barnetteducationalsupplies.com , Barnett Educational Supplies is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

FREE Mother’s Day admission to Jacksonville Zoo

April 17th, 2015

Free Mother's Day Admission 2015 Jacksonville Zoo

Celebrate MOM with free admission to Jacksonville Zoo on Mother’s Day, May 10 2015.

Mom gets in free with the purchase of any adult or child’s ticket with the coupon.

Click here for the Mother’s Day Coupon!

Jacksonville Zoo & Garden, 370 Zoo Parkway Jacksonville, Fla 32218, (904) 757-4463 www.jacksonvillezoo.org

Eat at Uncle Maddio’s pizza April 24 to support programs for adults with developmental disabilities, Savannah

April 17th, 2015

Uncle Maddio's Savannah

Eat at Uncle Maddio’s pizza joint in Savannah on Fri. April 24 to support Coastal Center for Developmental Services.

Mention CCDS & 10% of your order will support programs for adults with developmental disabilities.

Bonus Family Fun 

5:30-8:30PM April 24. Enjoy live music & sign up for the 4th Annual CCDS Golf Tournament at The Landings.

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint, 7805 Abercorn Street #2, Savannah, 31406, (912) 777-4479 emailabercorn@unclemaddios.com, On Facebook here.  Uncle Maddio’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Kids’ events @ Islands Library & other Live Oak Public Library branches, Savannah

April 16th, 2015

free Whitemarsh Island Wilmington Is. Library kids events Free kids’ events @ Islands Library
50 Johnny Mercer Blvd.
Savannah, GA 21410
912-897-6233

Every Wednesday morning at 10:30 am @ Islands LibraryMusic & Movement: A fun and exciting program full of songs, stories, instruments, dancing and exercise! For ages 0-4.

Every Wednesday afternoon at 4 pm @ Islands LibraryDog Days: Practice your reading skills with the most patient and loving listeners: therapy dogs. For readers of all ages.

Every Thursday morning at 10:30 am @ Islands LibraryStorytime: For ages 0-5.

Monday, April 20 at 3:30 pm  @ Islands Library: STEAM: Have fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. This month’s program is Color Chemistry. Ages 5 and older.

Friday, April 24 at 3:30 pm @ Islands LibraryPoetry Picnic: Get a taste of different types of poetry, then try your hand at creating some of your own. Sorry, there won’t be any food at this picnic, but the poetry will be yummy. Ages 5 and older.

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Kids events @ other Live Oak Public Library branches

Homeschool Math Club
Homeschoolers ages 7 to 12 and their families are invited to this specially designed math program.
Oglethorpe Mall Library, 925-5432
Tuesday, April 21, 1 p.m.
Thursday, April 23, 1 p.m.
Tuesday, April 28, 1 p.m.
Thursday, April 30, 1 p.m.

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Tee Off With TWIGS!
Saturday, May 30 at Bull Street Library
The Bull Street Library will be transformed into an 18-hole miniature golf course with a SUPERHEROES theme
Tee off in your favorite superhero costume, any time between:
10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Tickets available online NOW
Players must be age 4 and older. All foursomes must include at least one adult.
Cost is $10 per player. You may purchase your tickets online (see link) or simply register online and pay at the door.
Proceeds benefit Live Oak Public Libraries.

FOR THE COMPLETE LIST OF SPRING 2015 EVENTS @ LIVE OAK PUBLIC LIBRARY, CLICK HERE. 

FREE Kids’ Spring 2015 Events in Savannah & the Lowcountry

April 16th, 2015

free kids activities in Hilton Head Savannah
FREE Events in Savannah & the Lowcountry:
Check out our FREE events page here.

May 2015 FREE Kids events
* FREE SCAD Sand Arts Festival, May 1 @ Tybee Is. Details here. 
* FREE Making Mini-Comics for ages 11-18 @ some Live Oak Public Library branches, May 1-3. Details here.
* FREE STEMFest open to all Girl Scouts & girls interested in Girls Scouts, Savannah, May 2. Details here.
* FREE Rose Festival, Arts & Crafts @ Savannah Botanical Gardens on Eisenhower. May 2. Details here
* FREE Make A Picket Fence Frame Holder for Mother’s Day Home Depot Kids Workshop, May 2. Details here. 
* FREE Admission to EdVenture Museum, Columbia for Bank of America card-holder. May 2-3. Details here. 
* FREE Doggie Carnival, May 3. Forsyth Park. (FREE admission but cost for inflatables, food etc.) Details here. 
* FREE FIT4MOM Stroller Strides Mother’s Day Event, Daffin Park, May 5. Details here. 
* FREE children’s admission & activities @ outdoor Maritime Arts Festival @ Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, 10AM-5PM, May 9.  Details here. 
* FREE Build a Mother’s Day Planter Kids Lowe Workshop, May 9. Details here. 
* FREE but pre-registration required: Savannah kids ages 8-16 invited to participate in national kids’ music video being made on Tybee Is., May 10. Details here.
* FREE admission for moms @ Jacksonville Zoo & Garden, May 10 with purchase of one adult or child’s ticket & coupon. Details here.
* FREE Tybee Beach Bum Parade, May 15. Details here. 
* FREE Make a Splash Water Safety Day @ Chatham County Aquatic Center, May 16. Details here.
* FREE  Admission to Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, May 22. Details here. 
* FREE Family Stargazing Night @ Coastal Ga. Botanical Gardens, Savannah, May 23. Details here.

Ongoing

* FREE for kids Family Golf Clinics, 5PM Thursdays in May @ The Club at Savannah Harbor. Details here. 
* FREE STEAM: Have fun w/ Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math after-school programs for ages 5 & older @ some Live Oak Public Library branches. Details here.
* FREE Dog Days when beginner readers read aloud to therapy dogs for ages 5 & older @ some Live Oak Public Library branches. Details here.
* FREE LEGO® Builders Club for ages 5 & older @ some Live Oak Public Library branches. Details here.
* FREE Homeschool Math Club for ages 7-12 @ Oglethorpe Mall Library. Details here.
* FREE kids’ nature programs including Thursdays Toddler Time @ Skidaway Is. State Park. Details here.
* FREE library storytimes, weekdays Mon-Thurs. Details here.
* FREE Farmers’ Markets in Savannah, Pooler, Bluffton, Wilmington Is., Richmond Hill, Hilton Head Is. Details here. 
* FREE family-friendly activities on Hilton Head Is. Details here.  

Details on all of the above & lots more local free family events here.

Childcare Network Adventure Summer Camp, Savannah, Pooler, Islands

April 15th, 2015

Summer Camps Childcare Network Savannah Pooler Islands

A Summer of fun awaits at Childcare Network’s Adventure Summer Camp.

Childcare Network camps feature 10 awesome themes, including Amazing Race, Gone Camping, Super Heroes, Unusual Animals from Around the World, & many more.

The Childcare Network Adventure Summer Camp Program is designed to provide a fun and exciting environment for your child, while continuing to help them explore and discover the world around them.

Call today at 855-792-6976 to reserve your spot.

Details here. 

Childcare Network has 3 Savannah locations & 1 Pooler location coming soon, www.childcarenetwork.com/metro/Savannah,  On Facebook here.   Childcare Network is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

You’re invited: FIT4MOM Stroller Strides Mother’s Day Event, May 5, Savannah

April 14th, 2015

Mother's Day Stroller Fitness Class Savannah

Join Savannah FIT4MOM Stroller Strides at Daffin Park in front of Grayson Stadium for a very special event celebrating moms!

9:15AM Tues. May 5 in Daffin Park

FIT4MOM will first honor you with a FREE Stroller Strides workout followed by a party with snacks and refreshments for you and your little one(s), playground fun for the kiddos, and take home goodies and samples for everyone.

There will be some great raffle prizes too – all you have to do to enter is show up.

Bring a friend and earn an extra entry!

FIT4MOM will offer specials on memberships as well if you sign up at the party. FIT4MOM can’t wait to celebrate YOU and all that you do for your family.

For more information, check out Savannah.fit4mom.com, and their Facebook event here.

Regular weekday classes

FIT4MOM Savannah-Stroller Strides meets Monday, Wednesday, & Friday at the Savannah Mall; Daffin Park on Tuesday & Thursday; & Hull Park on Saturday. All classes are 9:30AM til 10:30AM. Details here. 

Bring a yoga mat or towel and water and meet the group. All fitness levels welcome. As always, first class is FREE!

FIT4MOM Savannah, savannah.fit4mom.com On Facebook here.  FIT4MOM Savannah-Stroller Strides is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Free Make a Splash Water Safety Day, Savannah, May 16

April 14th, 2015

free water fun pool kayaking Chatham County Aquatic center 2015Free Make a Splash Water Safety Day @ Chatham County Aquatic Center in Savannah,  9AM-1PM Sat. May 16.

For ages 6 to 12.  Kayaking in the pool & more water fun.

Enrollment is free.

Pre-registration is required.

To register call CCAC at 912-652-6793.

Registration ends May 1.

Summer Program Openings @ JEA Preschool Savannah

April 14th, 2015

JEA Preschool Savannah preschoolsJEA Preschool Savannah is pleased to announce summer program openings for children 16 months old through age 4. Please contact Director Jodi Sadler to schedule an immediate tour, as spaces are limited.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enroll your child in this summer’s exciting program at Savannah’s
premier early learning center!

Learn more about JEA Preschool Savannah Summer Program by clicking here. 

912-355-8111 – preschool@savj.org – 5111 Abercorn Street;
Savannah, GA 31405

JEA Preschool Savannah admits students of any race, color, national, racial or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.

About JEA Preschool Savannah

JEA Preschool Savannah opened its doors in August 2013. The school, which serves the needs of children ages 16 months through 4 years, focuses on the social, emotional and cognitive growth of young children in a Judaic setting. The core curriculum is led by qualified and experienced teachers. Extended hours are available daily. For more information on JEA Preschool Savannah, please call 912-355-8111 (ext. 215), email preschool@savj.org or click here .

JEA Preschool Savannah, Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St. Savannah, 31405 912-355-8111. On Twitter here. JEA Preschool Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Mother’s Day Brunch 2015 with Tummy Time Foods, Savannah

April 14th, 2015

Mother's Day Brunch Savannah Tummy Time Foods 2015Mother’s Day Brunch 2015 with Tummy Time Foods, Savannah

Saturday, May 9, 10AM-1PM
Ampersand (36 MLK Blvd., Savannah)

On this special day, your child will be preparing and serving YOU a lovely, delicious brunch prepared by their own hands.

The children will spend the morning preparing a delicious brunch for their Guests of Honor (mothers, grandmothers, aunts, etc.). Afterwards, Guests of Honor and other family members will be invited to a Reception to enjoy their child’s culinary creations.

Schedule:
10am-12pm: The kids will prepare the brunch meal.
12-1pm: Moms and family members are invited to a Mother’s Day Reception to enjoy your child’s culinary creations.

The cost is $35 per child and includes one Guest of Honor. Add an additional Guest of Honor for $20. This event is for kids ages 5 and older.

Register here.

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Bake Sale for no kid hungry Savannah Tummy Time Foods Bake Sale to End Child Hunger

Tummy Time Foods will sponsor a Virtual Bake Sale to benefit No Kid Hungry on April 17-19, 2015.

Register by clicking here and you’ll have a chance to bid on a 1/2 Dozen Cupcakes of your choice from Mabel Francis Potter’s Cupcake Emporium, 1 Dozen Key Lime Cupcakes from Sweet Nothings Desserts in Pooler;  ONE FREE ADMISSION to one Les Kitchen Artistes Wine & Painting Classes at Kitchens on the Square and more.

Visit the Tummy Time Foods Facebook page here on those days to bid on donations from local bakeries. The highest bids win some delicious goodies.

All proceeds will be donated to No Kid Hungry, a national organization committed to the charge of ending childhood hunger.

For more information, click here.

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Tummy Time Foods also offers weekly after-school kids cooking classes on Whitemarsh Island; weekly kids’ food crafts parents & me playdates in Pooler; kids cooking birthday parties; and a Family Freezer Meal workshop to make 5 meals together on April 25.

Details on those events & more here. 

Tummy Time Foods, www.tummytimefoods.com, (912) 996-7120 email info@tummytimefoods.com. On Facebook here.  Tummy Time Foods is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

2015 Summer Swim Leagues in Savannah, Wilmington Is., Richmond Hill, Pooler

April 14th, 2015

Summer Children's Swim Teams Leagues Savannah Wilmington Island Richmond Hill

Sign up your little swimmer for a summer swim league.

Savannah Coastal Swim League (SCSL) offers competitive youth swimming in Savannah/Chatham County, Richmond Hill, Wilmington Island and Pooler during early summer.

The league consists of 10 teams, encompassing more than 800 swimmers, including: Grand Lake Sharks, Isle of Hope Sharks, JEA Tornadoes, Landings Lightning Bolts, Mayfair Marlins, Richmond Hill Wildcats, Savannah Golf Club Stingrays, Savannah Quarters Sailfish, Savannah Yacht Club Commodores and Wilmington Park Barracudas.

Some of the teams (such as JEA Tornados & Savannah Quarters Sailfish) do not require club membership to participate.

Swimmers of all levels are welcome.

The league includes regular practices as well as meets during which various teams compete against each other in June and early July. Click here for the 2015 Meet Schedule.

For more information including a League Contact Directory, click here.