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Weekend Kids’ Events in Savannah

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Event Calendar

For a complete list of local kid-friendly events, visit our online Events Calendar by clicking here.

Fish, Family, Faith & Future celebration of Black History Month, Savannah

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Looking for some FREE family fun in Savannah this weekend? Celebrate Black History Month at Pin Point Heritage Museum with Fish, Family, Faith & Future!

Fish, Family, Faith & Future
Saturday, February 23, 2013
12:30pm-2:30pm, FREE to the public!

In celebration of Black History Month, Pin Point Heritage Museum will host Fish, Family, Faith & Future, an event presented by Coastal Heritage Society and the Savannah Black Heritage Festival.

+”Living in a Fishing Community: A Generational Discussion,” featuring Mary & Bruce Townsend.
+Crab-netting demonstration by Pin Point resident Isaac Martin with active visitor participation.
+”Tasting Low Country Favorites: Shrimp & Grits.”
+Musical performance by Sweetfield of Eden Baptist Church choir.

2013 Old Fort Jackson Family Campover, Savannah

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Old FOrt Jackson 2013Old Fort Jackson still has space left for their upcoming campover on March 8. Make your reservations soon!

Spend the night in a real fort and experience history first hand with your child @ the 2013 Old Fort Jackson Campover on March 8-9! There will be candlelight exploration, cannon firing, s’mores and campfire stories!

Register by clicking here.

Registration and setup will begin at 6 PM & dinner will be served around 6:45pm. There will be variety of fun interactive programming tracing the life of a solider at Fort Jackson during the Civil War and commemorating the 150th anniversary of that war. After programming, campers will gather around the fire to roast s’mores and listen to stories. Lights out will be around 10:30pm. Campers will awaken the next morning, pack their gear, enjoy a hot breakfast and then participate in closing ceremonies.

Campers have the option to choose sleeping arrangements inside the Fort’s casemates, inside one of six period tents located inside the parade grounds, or to bring their own tent as long as it fits certain size requirements. Sleeping arrangements are made on a first come, first served basis.

Contact Brian Lee, Fort Administrator, Coastal Heritage Society, 912.232.3945 email: blee@chsgeorgia.org

Old Fort Jackson, 1 Fort Jackson Road, Savannah, 31404, http://www.chsgeorgia.org/Old-Fort-Jackson.html 

Ladies Night Out @ Starlight Pottery, Savannah

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Ladies Night Out @ Starlight Pottery at 7070 Hodgson Memorial Dr. in midtown Savannah

Thursday, February 28
6-9pm
Get your friends together for a night out!
Price of the pottery you paint is all you pay.
Call or email Starlight Pottery to reserve your table. Call 912.303.9599 or emailcontactus@starlightpottery.com

Winter Studio Hours

Tuesday – Thursday
11-6
Friday
11-8
Saturday
10-8
Starlight Pottery may close one hour early if there are no painters in the studio. Call ahead if you’re coming around that time. Tel: 912.303.9599

Starlight Pottery, 7070 Hodgson Memorial Dr., Savannah, Ga. 31406, tel. 912.303.9599, contactus@starlightpottery.com  , http://starlightpottery.com/  Starlight Pottery is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Giveaway: $25 gift certificate to High Cotton Kids upscale Savannah consignment sale, Feb. 28-Mar. 2

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Giveaway:  $25 gift certificate to High Cotton Kids upscale Savannah consignment sale, Feb. 28-Mar. 2

UPDATE: Winner is Jillian Murns! Congratulations Jillan!

This week, a SouthernMamas.com reader will win a $25 gift certificate to High Cotton Kids 2013 Spring/Summer consignment event, held Feb. 28-Mar. 2 in Savannah.

To enter to win, like High Cotton Kids on Facebook here. Then answer this question on their FB wall: What bargain do you most hope to find at this season’s HCK sale? (e.g. Fourth of July outfit for your toddler, artwork for your nursery, maternity clothes, a stroller, a great deal on a boutique item from a local vendor).  Deadline to enter is 9 PM Sun. Feb. 24. We’ll pick a name at random & announce it here.

Come shop consignment at it’s finest. High Cotton Kids is THE place to save a lot of money, make a lot of money and have a great time doing both! Savannah’s biggest upscale resale shopping event will include high-end boutique children’s brand clothing sizes 0-12 and many other items. There will also be a variety of new merchandise from several local vendors. Get ready to rack up on all your favorite children’s brands at a fraction of the retail price! There is something for everybody’s taste and budget from adorable smocked frocks to funky threads to even high cotton play clothes your kids will love to throw on all spring and summer.

Do you want to shop early for the best selection? Come to Shop for a Cause Presale on Thursday, February 28th from 5:00 to 6:00 PM. High Cotton Kids is partnering with The Next Generation for the Children’s Hospital at Memorial to help brighten the day of a child in the hospital. They will be collecting gift cards to be used for birthday celebrations and/or end-of- chemotherapy parties. Please bring your gift cards from Target, Wal-Mart or Toys-R-Us and shop one hour early, before the show opens to the public! Minimum amount of $5 is requested and more is greatly appreciated! Monetary Donations of $5 or more will also be accepted at the door as your entry pass.

Consignor registration is open now through Sunday, February 24th! Clean out and cash in, consignors keep 60-70% of your sales! Bring your gently loved children’s items to our consignment showroom and let us do the selling. High Cotton Kids also accepts high-end maternity clothing, children’s furniture, artwork, baby and nursery necessities (e.g. bouncers, exercausers, etc.), strollers, toys, books, DVDs and more. For a complete list of items that HCK accepts and does not accept, click here.

High Cotton Kids Spring and Summer 2013 Show Hours

706 Mall Boulevard (formerly Seeds of Faith Bookstore)

Thursday, February 28 5:00 – 6:00 pm Shop for a Cause Presale benefiting The Next Generation. Check the details to shop early!

6:00 – 8:00 pm Open to the public

Friday, March 1 9:00 am – 3:00pm Open to the public

Saturday, March 2 9:00 am – 1:00pm (Select items will be 40% OFF) Open to the public

High Cotton Kids Consignment Event, 706 Mall Boulevard, Formerly Seeds of Faith Bookstore, February 28-March 2, 2013, www.highcottonkids.com,  High Cotton Kids is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Southern Baby Nurse brings rest and calm to new mothers, by providing quality hands on Baby Nurse care.

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Savannah Baby In-Home Nurses for new mothersSouthern Baby Nurse offers a very unique service to new parents, by caring for you and your baby in your home.

New parents have many questions about the care of their baby, and you can usually find lots of information today on the internet and books, but with someone who has years of experience with newborns, your Baby Nurse will share with you practical solutions.

She will answer all your questions and remove the myths, for example “newborns can’t be put on a schedule”. Your Baby Nurse will put your baby on a feeding and sleeping schedule, support you with breastfeeding and make sure mother gets her rest with complete night care.

Visit Southern Baby Nurse at www.southernbabynurse.com  for more information.

Southern Baby Nurse, www.southernbabynurse.com, tel: (888) 724-8977, info@southernbabynurse.com, Southern Baby Nurse is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

JumpBunch Class Session Starts March 4 @ Summer Breeze, Wilmington Island

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

JumpBunch spring 2013 sessions on Wilmington IslandJumpBunch of Greater Savannah  is offering a 6- week session, 9:30 AM Monday mornings, 4 March – 8 April 2013 @ Summer Breeze at 351 Wilmington Island Rd. Savannah.

Class size is limited & we know SouthernMamas.com LOVE JumpBunch. So only the 1st 10 moms who sign up on the JumpBunch Facebook page here are eligible. You can sign up for the class via the JumpBunch of Greater Savannah Facebook page.

The cost for the 6 weeks is only $60

Each week, JumpBunch offers a cardio workout, muscle resistance training and introduces a new sport activity in a fun, hands-on, non-competitive environment.

Some of the fun sports JumpBunch offers are: Lacrosse, Hockey, Football, Soccer, Bowling, Kickball, Cheerleading and parachute games and best of all equipment for each class will be available for each child. No equipment to buy!!

BIRTHDAYS

JumpBunch of Greater Savannah also offers BIRTHDAY PARTY packages!!! JumpBunch offers IN-SCHOOL birthday parties and parties at your location. Pick from over 70 themes, games and sports activities for high energy fun at a fraction of the cost of typical party places! We bring the equipment and all the FUN!!

Call today to begin planning your little one’s special day.

Current students get 10% discount

Call Coach Jenny today! 912-445-0312

CLASSES

Each week, JumpBunch offers a cardio workout, muscle resistance training and introduces a new sport activity in a fun, hands-on, non-competitive environment. At this stage, the goal is to build confidence and coordination.

Some of the fun sports offered are: Lacrosse, Hockey, Football, Soccer, Bowling, Kickball, Cheerleading and parachute games and best of all equipment for each class will be available for each child. No equipment to buy!!

Mommy and Me class, Toddler and Preschool curriculum.

Enroll online now here or call 912-445-0312.

Check out Jumpbunch of Greater Savannah on Facebook here

JumpBunch is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Stroller Stong Moms of Savannah offers parent-baby workouts in Forsyth Park & now in Richmond Hill, too

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Stroller Strong Moms Tues & Thurs classes in Richmond Hill

Stroller Strong Moms of Savannah expands to Richmond Hill with their grand opening class Feb. 28 in J.F. Gregory Park. These new Tues & Thurs classes in Richmond Hill are in addition to the 9:30 AM Mon. Wed & Fri classes in Forsyth Park in Savannah.

First class is free: Classes are: Mon, Wed & Fri 9:30-10:30 Forsyth Park & NEW LOCATION starting Feb. 28 2013: Tues & Thurs JF Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

Stroller Strong Moms in Savannah is so excited to announce its newest instructor, Kelli Berger. The instructor team is looking forward to expanding locations in March to reach more Stroller Strong Moms out there! More info to follow. Check out Kelli’s bio by clicking here.

Please join Stroller Strong Moms for class and their March playgroup on March 4th at Forsyth Park immediately following class. They will be celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a Dr. Seuss themed playgroup! The kids are going to have a blast! Kids of all ages are welcome!

See the Stroller Strong Moms facebook page for more info. Stay connected by “liking” Stroller Strong Moms on Facebook by clicking here.

Stroller Strong Moms, 12 East Park Ave. Savannah, 31401, email info@strollerstrongmoms.com , www.strollerstrongmoms.com Stroller Strong Moms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Savannah Balloons for great gift balloons, birthday parties, shows & kids’ programs

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Savannah Balloons for Savnnah children's birthday partiesTo better serve their customers, Bend Out A Shape Balloons is changing it’s name to Savannah Balloons! They have the same great balloons, parties, shows, and programs, but with an easier name to remember!

Are you looking for a fun, unique birthday party you that you, your children and their friends will remember for lifetime?

Lynnae Weller, owner of Savannah Balloons, has that and more! Lynnae has been doing parties for over 6 years with many happy clients.

Birthday party package: Each birthday child gets a large, unique balloon sculpture that is tailored to your theme. Every child at the party will get the chance to “Stump the Balloon Artist” by requesting their own individual creation. There are always plenty of games and fun with a party from Savannah Balloons.

If you want to have crazy amounts of fun at your next birthday party, please contact Lynnae with Savannah Balloons at 912-228-3024 or e-mail info@savannahballoons.com , www.savannahballoons.com/

Like Savannah Balloons on Facebook here.

Savannah Balloons, 912-228-3024, e-mail info@savannahballoons.com , www.savannahballoons.com/  Savannah Balloons is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Only 2 weeks left to register as a consignor and/or volunteer with Coastal Kids Market, Pooler

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Come reserve your spot today! You do not want to miss the Coastal Kids Market 2013 spring market, so please visit www.coastalkidsmarket.com  and click on the registration tab for clear instructions on how to become a consignor.

If you are new to consigning, just click on the consignor tab to get full details on how Coastal Kids Market works. Before you are through, make sure to check out the benefits of volunteering (be the first ones in the door!!) and select a check-in time to drop off your own stash!

Be sure to “like” the Coastal Kids Market facebook page www.facebook.com/CoastalKidsMarket  or if you have already, make sure you hover over the “like” button and click “show in news feed.” While you are there, check out the new “Sponsors” and “Vendors” tab under the timeline.

Coastal Market Kids facebook fans are always the first to know about important announcements – like giveaways (hint, hint!!) Also, be sure to check SouthernMamas.com this month for an awesome CKM giveaway here too!

Coastal Kid Market spring dates are: March 6th (preview party) through March 9th. Please share the word with your friends! The sale location is just off of hwy 80 in Pooler near Spanky’s.

If you any questions, please contact Allison @ contacts@coastalkidsmarket.com

Coastal Kids Market, Upscale Spring 2013 Consignment Sale is March 6-9 , Pooler, GA, http://coastalkidsmarket.com/ (912) 655-4686, email contacts@coastalkidsmarket.com Coastal Coastal Kids Market is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Scribble Art Studio Spring 2013 Classes for Kids, Savannah & Pooler

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah offers Spring 2013 classes for children in Savannah & Pooler

FREE storybook art: Bring the kids to a FREE Storybook Art with
Scribble Art Studio artists, 4:30 PM this Tues March 5 @
Southwest Chatham Library, Savannah. Featuring the book “Ship Shapes” by Stella
Blackstone. Details here.

Scribble Art Studio’s new Spring schedule is up on their website. Scribble Art Studio in Savannah & Pooler are offering a really fun array of classes for the spring! You can view the new schedule by clicking here .

Please let the Scribble artists know which classes you are interested in and if you do not see something that fits your needs feel free to let them know that as well. They are always open to suggestions.

To learn more about Scribble’s art classes for kids in Pooler & Savannah, call 912-323-0123 or email ScribbleArtStudio@hotmail.com .

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah & Pooler also offers private & group art classes, adult art parties. For gifts, Scribble as art kits & gift certificates . For more information, contact artist Carrie Christian at 912-323-0123 or email ScribbleArtStudio@hotmail.com . Click here for more info. Scribble Art Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Coastal Parents of Multiples: A Social Group for Parents of Twins, Triplets & Other Multiples, Savannah

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Coastal Parents of Multiples in Savannah

A group for parents of multiples in Savannah! The group provides information, connection, advice & support. For more information, visit the Coastal Parents of Multiples Web site by clicking here. Email: cpom.sav@gmail.com

Spanish classes for all ages in Richmond Hill and now Pooler; Spanish Immersion Summer Camp

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

Lingua Savannah Spanish lessons for childrenLingüa: language services for all ages in Richmond Hill and now POOLER!

Classes in Pooler begin March 5.  Hurry, space is limited!

Did you know that Spanish is spoken by over 1 billion people? It is more important than ever before to give your children or yourself the opportunity to become bilingual!

Lingüa offers everything your familia needs, from Spanish classes for babies-adults, private tutoring, translation and interpretation services in any language, and our innovative new Raising Little Lingüists™ Consultation Program, which allows ANY family to become a bilingual familia.

LingüaBaby™: Did you know that experts recommend intense visual, auditory, and movement stimulation for babies every day to make sure they develop correctly? Why not do all of that while teaching your child Spanish? This mommy and me Spanish class for babies will offer all of that while teaching your baby early Spanish skills! Contact Lingüa today to give your baby más!

LittleLingüists™: This parent-and-me style Spanish class for toddlers – age 5 provides Spanish immersion at the best time in their lives: when they’re just learning their first language skills.  Give your preschooler más!

LingüaVersity™ : This class for ages 6-9 uses songs, rhymes, drama, writing, art, dance, and sign language to help your child use Spanish in their listening, reading, writing, and speaking.

LingüaU™: This conversational Spanish class for adults ages 15+ focuses on words and phrases commonly used in Spanish to get you speaking Spanish fast.  Don’t learn through boring grammar drills and charts, learn Spanish in context!

LingüaVersity & LittleLingüists Summer Camp 2013 registration will begin soon.  Contact Lingüa to reserve your spot! Call 864-399-4828 or email cheyenne.kozaily@gmail.com

Please “like” Lingüa on Facebook here to stay updated.

Lingüa™, Ü Lingüa is for families who want más.™ , www.bilingualfamilia.com , www.twitter.com/linguaU,  www.facebook.com/lingua.U  www.pinterest.com/linguaU , Lingüa is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Stroller Strides offers special Presidents’ Day workout @ Lake Mayer, Savannah

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Savannah come try out Stroller Strides of Savannah this Monday, February 18th.

Newcomers are welcome and your first class is FREE! Richmond Hill participants will be taking a field trip to LAKE MAYER! That’s right, Stroller Strides will be at LAKE MAYER this Monday February 18th.

The group will meet at 9:30 am in front of the community center. Stroller Strides promises moms and dads a great workout and babies lots of fun and interaction!

For additional information, like the Stroller Strides of Savannah Facebook page here, email natalialucero@strollerstrides.net or call Natalia Lucero at (910) 987-5943. Stroller Strides of Savannah can’t wait to meet you and your family!

For more information contact: Natalia Lucero at natalialucero@strollerstrides.net , visit www.strollerstrides.com or facebook Stroller Strides of Savannah at https://www.facebook.com/StrollerStridesOfSavannah. Stroller Strides of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Stroller Strides of Savannah will offer workouts for parents & babies Mon-Sat in Richmond Hill; plus evening classes M-F for working parents

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

 

Because of high demand and the addition of a new instructor this month, Stroller Strides of Savannah will begin offering classes everyday Monday through Saturday in Richmond Hill at JF Gregory Park at 9:30 am. They will also be adding evening classes, Monday through Friday, for working moms and dads. Evening classes will begin on Monday, February 25th . If you are interested in evening classes, please use the contact information below for more specifics.

Come check out Stroller Strides of Savannah prenatal and postnatal fitness program taught by certified instructors and learn all about the launch of the latest fitness craze for new moms – Stroller Barre. This program will be offered separately in March and will implement pilates and ballet techniques.

Stroller Strides is the nationally acclaimed stroller fitness program that has changed thousands of women’s lives. Come be a part of this change and get fit for motherhood.

For additional information, like the Stroller Strides of Savannah Facebook page here, email natalialucero@strollerstrides.net  or call Natalia Lucero at (910) 987-5943. Stroller Strides of Savannah can’t wait to meet you and your family!

For more information contact: Natalia Lucero at natalialucero@strollerstrides.net , visit www.strollerstrides.com or facebook Stroller Strides of Savannah at https://www.facebook.com/StrollerStridesOfSavannah. Stroller Strides of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

You’re invited: Lunch & Learn for prospective families @ St. Andrew’s School, Wilmington Island

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

St. Andrews 2013 i-Pad technology in the classroomSearching for the ideal school for your child? Come see what St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island has to offer.

Lunch & Learn

Friday, March 22 – UpperSchool (Grades 9 – 12)
Friday, April 19 – Middle School (Grades 5 – 8)
Enjoy lunch on St. Andrew’s, take a tour and learn what St. Andrew’s has to offer. Reservations at 897.4941, x. 306

Walk About Wednesdays
Drop in to see classes in session and meet with school administrators
Middle & Upper School 9:00 a.m.
Lower School 10:30 a.m.
Reservations at 897.4941, x. 306

St. Andrew’s School – a Pre-K 3 through 12th grade independent private school on Wilmington Island, Savannah – is now accepting applications. Learn more here.

ST. ANDREW’S SCHOOL, An Independent School, 601 Penn Waller Road, Savannah, 31410, WWW.SAINTSCHOOL.COM St. Andrew’s School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

You’re invited: Walk About Wednesdays for prospective families @ St. Andrew’s School, Wilmington Island

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

St. Andrews 2013 i-Pad technology in the classroomSearching for the ideal school for your child? Come see what St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island has to offer.

Lunch & Learn

Friday, April 19 – Middle School (Grades 5 – 8)
Enjoy lunch on St. Andrew’s, take a tour and learn what St. Andrew’s has to offer. Reservations at 897.4941, x. 306

Walk About Wednesdays
Drop in to see classes in session and meet with school administrators
Middle & Upper School 9:00 a.m.
Lower School 10:30 a.m.
Reservations at 897.4941, x. 306

St. Andrew’s School – a Pre-K 3 through 12th grade independent private school on Wilmington Island, Savannah – is now accepting applications. Learn more here.

ST. ANDREW’S SCHOOL, An Independent School, 601 Penn Waller Road, Savannah, 31410, WWW.SAINTSCHOOL.COM St. Andrew’s School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

You’re invited: St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island offers tours, lunch & learns for prospective families

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

St. Andrews 2013 i-Pad technology in the classroomSearching for the ideal school for your child? Come see what St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island has to offer.

Lunch & Learn

Friday, March 22 – UpperSchool (Grades 9 – 12)
Friday, April 19 – Middle School (Grades 5 – 8)
Enjoy lunch on St. Andrew’s, take a tour and learn what St. Andrew’s has to offer. Reservations at 897.4941, x. 306

Walk About Wednesdays
Drop in to see classes in session and meet with school administrators
Middle & Upper School 9:00 a.m.
Lower School 10:30 a.m.
Reservations at 897.4941, x. 306

 St. Andrew’s School  – a Pre-K 3 through 12th grade independent private school on Wilmington Island, Savannah – is now accepting applications. Learn more here.

ST. ANDREW’S SCHOOL, An Independent School, 601 Penn Waller Road, Savannah, 31410, WWW.SAINTSCHOOL.COM St. Andrew’s School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Free passes @ Live Oak Public Libraries to Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta

Friday, February 15th, 2013

passport_1frontPlanning a trip with the kids to Atlanta soon?

Now you can check out a free Center for Puppetry Arts museum pass at Live Oak Public Library branches in Savannah, Effingham & Hinesville.

Thanks to a new partnership between the Center for Puppetry Arts and Georgia’s Public Libraries, if you have a valid library card, you can now check out the Center’s new “Passport to Puppetry” at all Live Oak Public branches.

The “Passport to Puppetry” is valid for up to four free museum admissions—a potential savings of up to $33 per family. Parties with children must include at least one adult.

If you haven’t checked out the Center for Puppery Arts yet, the museum is a real treat, providing educational fun with more than 350 puppets from around the world as well as fun, unique puppet show performances.

The museum at the Center for Puppetry Arts is open Tuesdays through Sundays with hours varying upon day and programming. In addition to four free admissions, the “Passport to Puppetry” also entitles library patrons to attend a performance at the Center and/or participate in a Create-a-Puppet Workshop at a 25% discount, when space is available.

Complete details, including valid dates, show times, hours of operation, and reservation information are available online at www.puppet.org.

Visit www.puppet.org/museum/galibrarypassport.shtml  for full details on accessing and how to use the “Passport to Puppetry.” Live Oak Public Libraries will have information about the free pass on their Web site here soon!

Seussical the Musical @ Savannah Christian Preparatory Schools, March 8-10

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Seussical the Musical @ Savannah Christian Prep March 8-10

Coming to the Trustees Theater stage is the annual school-wide musical production of “Seussical”! This colorfully creative full production based on the works by Dr. Seuss will be wowing audiences on March 8th & 9th at 7 pm with a 3 pm Sunday matinee performance on the 10th. Tickets are just $10 with ticket order forms available in all the school offices or at the SCAD Box Office.

FREE Puppet People Show @ the JEA, open to the public

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Puppet People free Feb. showsFREE PUPPET PEOPLE PUPPET SHOWS at City COMMUNITY CENTERS

SPONSORED BY
The City of Savannah
The Savannah Coastal Puppetry Guild

Angela Beasley’s Puppet People Present:
BR’ER RABBIT AND FRIENDS — FOLKTALES, FABLES & FUN !

Experience timeless stories told by Joel Chandler Harris, Aesop and others through the magical art of Shadow Puppetry.

Wed. Feb 20 10:00 am Liberty City Center
1401 Mills B. Lane Blvd. (650-7804)

Thurs. Feb 21 1:00 pm JEA (Rambam school)
5111 Abercorn St. 355-8111

Shows are FREE, but please call the centers to make reservations.
These shows are open to seniors to school children

Angela Beasley’s Puppet People “The Puppet Place” in Thunderbolt, 3119 Furber Avenue, Savannah, GA 31405, 912-355-3366, http://puppetpeople.com. The Puppet Place is also an ideal spot to host children’s birthday parties! Puppet People is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Old Fort Jackson President’s Day Celebration, Savannah

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Old Fort Jackson President’s Day Celebration
When: 2/16-2/18 10am-4pm
Where: Old Fort Jackson
Cost: $6.00
Contact: www.chsgeorgia.org or (912) 232-3945
Description: Old Fort Jackson will interpret the American Revolution, War of 1812, and Civil War throughout the weekend. Artillery demonstrations will occur at 11:00am and 2:00pm with other demonstrations happening when necessary

Valentines Day breakfast & lunchbox recipes from Cool Mom Picks

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Valentine's Day French toastvalentines day fruit popWe ‘heart” these 6 simple Valentines Day breakfast recipes from Cool Mom Picks & hope to get at least one on the table this upcoming busy Thurs AM for our little cupids. Check out the recipes here.

We also love this Valentine’s Day fruit pop that Cool Mom Picks found on Then She Made as well as many of the other cute Valentine’s Day lunchbox suggestions here from Cool Mom Picks.

Spring Break Art Camp for Ages 5-12, Savannah

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Spring Break Art Camp 2013The City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs is now accepting registrations for its Spring Break Art Camp, which takes place April 1 – 5, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Cultural Affairs, located at 9 West Henry St. The full-day camp will offer children ages 5-12 an introduction to painting, ceramics, mixed media and performing arts in age-appropriate group settings.

The fee of $135 includes all materials and is limited to the person listed on the registration form. Full payment is due upon enrollment. Credit cards, checks, money orders and cash are accepted.

Space is limited and advance registration is required. Children 5 years of age must currently be enrolled in kindergarten. Registration forms are available online at www.savannahga.gov/arts .

Registrations can be faxed, hand-delivered or mailed to: City of Savannah, Department of Cultural Affairs, 9 West Henry St., Savannah, GA 31401. For information, contact 912-651-6783.