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Bluffton Library storytimes

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Storytime for preschoolers ages 3-5 will be held at Bluffton Public Library Mondays at 6:30 PM and Tuesdays at 10 AM this winter/spring. Stories, songs, fingerplays, snacks and other related activities. Each session is approximately 35-40 minutes long. Parents or caregivers must register their child at the circulation desk. Call for more info: 419-358-5016.
Weekly Themes
Mar. 7th: Royal Tea Party

Free storytimes at various Live Oak Public Library branches

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Free storytimes at Live Oak Public Library branches in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty counties. For more info, click here

Chatham County

Storytimes at Bull Street Library, 2002 Bull Street, Savannah, GA 31401
Wednesdays, 10:30 AM. : Tree Tots Storytime: a story and simple art activity for children ages 3-4.
Thursdays, 10:30 AM: Acorns Storytime: Age-appropriate stories, fingerplays, songs and more for infants, one- and two-year olds

Storytime at Islands Library, 125 Wilmington Island Rd., Savannah, GA 31410
Thursdays, 10:30 AM.: Tree Tots Storytime: Stories, songs, fingerplays and activities for ages 0 to 4.

Storytimes at Pooler Library, 216 South Rogers Street, Pooler, GA 31322
Wednesday at 10:30 AM: Tree Tots Storytime
Thursdays at 10:30 AM: Acorns Storytime
Stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers

Storytimes at Southwest Chatham Library, 14097 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31419
(behind Target at Savannah Mall)
Tuesdays at 10:30 AM: Acorns Storytime: stories, songs, and fingerplays especially for ages 0 to 2.
Wednesdays at 10:30 AM.: Tree Tots Storytime: combined storytime offers stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities especially for ages 0 to 4
Thursdays at 10:30 AM.: Preschool Storytime: thematic storytime offers stories and movement activities for sharpening
fine and large motor skills especially for ages 3 to 5.

Storytime at Thunderbolt Library, 2708 Mechanics Avenue, Thunderbolt, GA 31404
Tuesdays, 11 AM.: Tree Tots Storytime: features stories, songs and activities for ages 0 to 6

Storytime at Tybee Library, 405 Butler Avenue, Tybee Island, GA 31328
Tuesdays at 11 AM Tree Tots Storytime: songs,stories and fingerplays for ages 0 to 5.

Effingham County

Storytimes at Rincon Library, 17th Street & Highway 21, Rincon, GA 31326
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.: Storytime features stories, music and activities especially for 1-4 years olds.

Storytime at Springfield Library, 810 Highway 119 South Springfield, GA 31329
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.: Storytime features stories, songs and activities for ages 1 to 4.

Liberty County

Storytimes at Hinesville Library, 236 West Memorial Drive, Hinesville, GA 31313
Monday, Mar. 14 & 28 10:30 a.m.: Preschool Storytimes: This thematic storytime offers stories, songs and movement activities for sharpening fine and large motor skills especially for ages 3 to 5.
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.: Tree Tots Storytimes: Age-appropriate stories, finger plays, songs and more. Ages 0 to 2.

Free storytimes at Live Oak Public Library branches

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Free storytimes at Live Oak Public Library branches in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty counties. For more info, click here

Chatham County

Storytimes at Bull Street Library, 2002 Bull Street, Savannah, GA 31401
Wednesdays, 10:30 AM. : Tree Tots Storytime: a story and simple art activity for children ages 3-4.
Thursdays, 10:30 AM: Acorns Storytime: Age-appropriate stories, fingerplays, songs and more for infants, one- and two-year olds

Storytime at Islands Library, 125 Wilmington Island Rd., Savannah, GA 31410
Thursdays, 10:30 AM.: Tree Tots Storytime: Stories, songs, fingerplays and activities for ages 0 to 4.

Storytimes at Pooler Library, 216 South Rogers Street, Pooler, GA 31322
Wednesday at 10:30 AM: Tree Tots Storytime
Thursdays at 10:30 AM: Acorns Storytime
Stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers

Storytimes at Southwest Chatham Library, 14097 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31419
(behind Target at Savannah Mall)
Tuesdays at 10:30 AM: Acorns Storytime: stories, songs, and fingerplays especially for ages 0 to 2.
Wednesdays at 10:30 AM.: Tree Tots Storytime: combined storytime offers stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities especially for ages 0 to 4
Thursdays at 10:30 AM.: Preschool Storytime: thematic storytime offers stories and movement activities for sharpening
fine and large motor skills especially for ages 3 to 5.

Storytime at Thunderbolt Library, 2708 Mechanics Avenue, Thunderbolt, GA 31404
Tuesdays, 11 AM.: Tree Tots Storytime: features stories, songs and activities for ages 0 to 6

Storytime at Tybee Library, 405 Butler Avenue, Tybee Island, GA 31328
Tuesdays at 11 AM Tree Tots Storytime: songs,stories and fingerplays for ages 0 to 5.

Effingham County

Storytimes at Rincon Library, 17th Street & Highway 21, Rincon, GA 31326
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.: Storytime features stories, music and activities especially for 1-4 years olds.

Storytime at Springfield Library, 810 Highway 119 South Springfield, GA 31329
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.: Storytime features stories, songs and activities for ages 1 to 4.

Liberty County

Storytimes at Hinesville Library, 236 West Memorial Drive, Hinesville, GA 31313
Monday, Mar. 14 & 28 10:30 a.m.: Preschool Storytimes: This thematic storytime offers stories, songs and movement activities for sharpening fine and large motor skills especially for ages 3 to 5.
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.: Tree Tots Storytimes: Age-appropriate stories, finger plays, songs and more. Ages 0 to 2.

Saturday Explorations at the Aquarium on Skidaway Island

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Wassaw Island Barrier Island Excursions for ages 10 and up. Hike through maritime forest and explore one of the most pristine beaches on the East Coast. Cost: $30/person. Pre-registration required.  (912) 598-3474 or www.marex.uga.edu/aquarium/ .

Cupcake Challenge 2011

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Register, bake and decorate a batch of cupcakes and have them tasted and judged by the public. Prizes awarded in various categories. All ages are welcome to participate or attend. (843) 255-6490 or www.beaufortcountylibrary.org .

Wingfest on Hilton Head Is.

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Local restaurants cook up their best wings, plus live music and a kid’s zone. Proceeds benefit the Island Rec. Center’s Children’s Scholarship Fund. Admission is $5, free for kids 12 and under. Food sold separately. (843) 681-7273 or www.islandreccenter.org .

28th Annual Hilton Head Island St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Begins at Coligny Circle. The Island’s largest free spectator event features more than a hundred floats, marching bands, dignitaries and animal contingencies. The parade will march down Pope Avenue, turn at Office Park Road and ends at Park Plaza. (843) 837-4956, 304-4956 or www.stpatricksdayhhi.com .

Family Fun Night at The Sandbox Interactive Children’s Museum

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Pirate Night: Come dressed in your favorite pirate outfit (leave the swords at home) for food, fun and crafts. Free admission. (843) 842-7645 or www.thesandbox.org .

Imagination Hour at the Sandbox Interactive Children’s Museum

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

A story time followed by a related arts and crafts or science project. Each month features a fun and unique theme and is geared for children age 5 and under; older siblings and guests are welcome as well. Classes are designed for parents and caregivers to interact and assist their child with each project and they are encouraged to stay and play in the museum following the program.

There is no additional charge for these weekly classes as cost is included in the regular admission or annual membership fee. Learn about a variety of subject matters ranging from nature, recycling, nursery rhymes, health and wellness and basic science principles just to name a few.

For more information, call 843.842.7645 www.thesandbox.org

Bluffton Library storytime

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Storytime for preschoolers ages 3-5 will be held at Bluffton Public Library Mondays at 6:30 PM and Tuesdays at 10 AM this winter/spring. Stories, songs, fingerplays, snacks and other related activities. Each session is approximately 35-40 minutes long. Parents or caregivers must register their child at the circulation desk. Call for more info: 419-358-5016.
Weekly Themes
Feb. 28th: Dragons v. Unicorns

Free storytimes at Live Oak Public Library branches

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Free storytimes at Live Oak Public Library branches in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty counties. For more info, click here

Chatham County

Storytimes at Bull Street Library, 2002 Bull Street, Savannah, GA 31401
Wednesdays, 10:30 AM. : Tree Tots Storytime: a story and simple art activity for children ages 3-4.
Thursdays, 10:30 AM: Acorns Storytime: Age-appropriate stories, fingerplays, songs and more for infants, one- and two-year olds

Storytime at Islands Library, 125 Wilmington Island Rd., Savannah, GA 31410
Thursdays, 10:30 AM.: Tree Tots Storytime: Stories, songs, fingerplays and activities for ages 0 to 4.

Storytimes at Pooler Library, 216 South Rogers Street, Pooler, GA 31322
Wednesday at 10:30 AM: Tree Tots Storytime
Thursdays at 10:30 AM: Acorns Storytime
Stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers

Storytimes at Southwest Chatham Library, 14097 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31419
(behind Target at Savannah Mall)
Tuesdays at 10:30 AM: Acorns Storytime: stories, songs, and fingerplays especially for ages 0 to 2.
Wednesdays at 10:30 AM.: Tree Tots Storytime: combined storytime offers stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities especially for ages 0 to 4
Thursdays at 10:30 AM.: Preschool Storytime: thematic storytime offers stories and movement activities for sharpening
fine and large motor skills especially for ages 3 to 5.

Storytime at Thunderbolt Library, 2708 Mechanics Avenue, Thunderbolt, GA 31404
Tuesdays, 11 AM.: Tree Tots Storytime: features stories, songs and activities for ages 0 to 6

Storytime at Tybee Library, 405 Butler Avenue, Tybee Island, GA 31328
Tuesdays at 11 AM Tree Tots Storytime: songs,stories and fingerplays for ages 0 to 5.

Effingham County

Storytimes at Rincon Library, 17th Street & Highway 21, Rincon, GA 31326
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.: Storytime features stories, music and activities especially for 1-4 years olds.

Storytime at Springfield Library, 810 Highway 119 South Springfield, GA 31329
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.: Storytime features stories, songs and activities for ages 1 to 4.

Liberty County

Storytimes at Hinesville Library, 236 West Memorial Drive, Hinesville, GA 31313
Monday, Mar. 14 & 28 10:30 a.m.: Preschool Storytimes: This thematic storytime offers stories, songs and movement activities for sharpening fine and large motor skills especially for ages 3 to 5.
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.: Tree Tots Storytimes: Age-appropriate stories, finger plays, songs and more. Ages 0 to 2.

Savannah Striders Monthly Training Meeting for Rock-n-Roll Savannah Marathon

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Join Savannah Striders to train for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon & ½ Marathon . The meeting will focus on proper stretching techniques. The inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon & ½ Marathon – set for November 5, 2011 – will start on Bay Street and end at Forsyth Park. The coaching with Savannah Striders is FREE once you join the Savannah Striders Running Club, a cost of $25 which includes a free technical running shirt. http://www.savystrider.com/

2011 Spring Dance Concert at Savannah Arts Academy

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

MARCH 30 – 31 & April 1: 7 p.m. A showcase of a variety of dance styles, ranging from classical ballet to contemporary movement.   www.saaarts.com .

Easter Blast at Skidaway Is. State Park

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Bring the whole family for hoppy hayrides, an egg hunt that starts at 1 p.m. Sat. April 23, and other fun games and crafts. $5 parking. 912-598-2300. http://gastateparks.org/skidawayisland

Earth Fest at Skidaway Island State Park

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Celebrate Earth Day by cleaning up the Skidaway Narrows river by boat, kayak or walking the shore! $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
http://gastateparks.org/skidawayisland

GO-pher a Carnival

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Kids, celebrate the beginning of spring with the whole family, and see live animals, ride the hayrides, win prizes with games galore, crazy crafts, food, music, and much more! Parking is $5. (912) 598-2300 or gastateparks.org/skidawayisland.