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FREE Cherokee Spring Powwow, St. George

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Cherokee of Georgia are gathering April 4th, 5th, and 6th, 2013: Thursday through Saturday for their annual spring powwow at the tribal grounds in St. George.

There is no admission charge. FREE Admission, FREE parking.
More info here.

 

FREE Cherokee Spring Powwow in St. George, Ga.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

This schedule is an estimate of times and activities
Thursday & Friday- Guided Field trips (Schools and home schools welcome)
9 a.m. ……………. Flag Raising, school field trips
1 p.m. to 5 p.m. ………Social Dancing & Cultural Activities
SUNDOWN ……Lowering of our flags.
7 p.m. (Friday)…. Grand Entry, Intertribal Dancing
After Dancing (Friday) …………….Trade Blanket

Saturday
9 a.m. ……………. Flag Raising
NOON ………….. Lunch at Camp
1 – 5 p.m. ……….. Social Dancing, Cultural Activities and anything else
we come up with that may be culturally informative or even fun.
5:30 p.m. ………..Supper For The Camp
SUNSET ………..Flag lowering
7 p.m. ……………. Grand Entry, Invocation, Veteran’s Songs, Memorial Song
Commence Evening Program and Dancing.
After Dancing ……………………………Moonlight Auction

The Dancing will conclude when Dancers and Drummers stop.

Fry Bread, Indian Chili, Ice Tea, Lemonade, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Soft Drinks, Hot Dogs and French Fries are available at the cook shack. Breakfast is sold on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings.

The Cherokee of Georgia Tribal Library and Cultural Center will be open for your enjoyment between the afternoon dances and the evening grand entry and dancing on Friday and Saturday.

Our Nature Walk (starts at the west end of our parking lot) is open to the public.

For the convenience of everyone, there are bathrooms available. Your assistance in helping to keep them clean is appreciated.
http://www.cherokeeofgeorgia.us/main/events.sfx?Session=02456359

Fairy & Gnome Festival @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Fairy and Gnome Festival 2013 in SavannahFairy & Gnome Festival
Oatland Island Wildlife Center
10 AM-2 PM Sat. April 13
Join Oatland Island Wildlife Center for a day of enchantment! This family-themed festival is all about the “wee folk” getting up close with the natural world and encouraging imaginative outdoor play. There will be a scavenger hunt, costume contest, crafts, and games. All ages are encouraged to participate in the annual gnome and fairy home building contest. Homes can be built at the festival by using natural materials from Oatland’s forest. Bring your whole family to stroll Oatland’s magical trails and maybe you will catch a glimpse of a fairy or gnome looking for a place to call home.

General Admission applies: $5 for adults, $3 for children, seniors and military.
Children 3 and under are free.
There will be addition fees for some activities.

For more information please call 912-395-1517 or click here. .

Season opener for Savannah Sand Gnats

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Savannah Sand Gnats 2013 ScheduleHome opener for the 2013 Savannah Sand Gnats season is 6:35 PM Thurs. April 4 @ Historic Grayson Stadium. Home games continue Fri. April 5 at 7 pm. Details here.

To see the 2013 schedule, click here.

Kickoff of Family-Friendly Derby Devils Roller Derby 2013 Season (bouts include kids’ half-time events), Savannah

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Savannah Derby Devils 2013 Season (Bouts include kids' half-time events)The Savannah Derby Devils women’s roller derby team are counting down to their seventh competitive season starting April 20 with their debut bout at the Savannah Civic Center.

Season tickets are available until April 20 through the Savannah Civic Center Box Office and through Savannahcivic.com. Adult season tickets are $62, including fees. Season ticket holders get twice the derby for the price, including free admission to the SDD’s public scrimmages at SuperGoose Sports and a bonus bout in October at a location to be announced.

The Derby Devils will return to the Savannah Civic Center arena this year with exciting, family-friendly fun. Each event includes two roller derby bouts starting at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., activities and half-time games for kids, raffles benefiting local charities, concessions and cold beer. Some events will include mini-bouts by the SDD’s little sister league, the Savannah Jr. DerbyTaunts.

Adult tickets for single events are $16. Child tickets for ages 3-12 are $2. Children under 3 are free. Discounts are available for purchasing tickets in advance and for seniors, students, military, groups of 10 or more and members of USARS and WFTDA.

Started in 2006, the Savannah Derby Devils include more than 50 female skaters ages 19 to 40-something as well as male and female referees hailing from across the Coastal Empire. Managed, “by the skaters, for the skaters,” the league consists of two teams: The SDD All-Stars and the Hostess City Hellions. The league is an apprentice member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association, the international governing body for the sport.

The league offers 12-week courses for beginners, recreational scrimmaging for experienced players and two annual bootcamp programs in addition to competitive play. For more information, visit www.savannahderby.com or www.facebook.com/savannahderbydevils .

2013 Season Schedule

April 20
5 p.m. Savannah’s Hostess City Hellions vs. Greenville Derby Dames (Greenville, SC)
7 p.m. Savannah Derby Devils All-Stars vs. Tragic City Roller Girls (Birmingham, AL)
May 18
5 p.m. Savannah’s Hostess City Hellions vs Middle Ga. Derby Demons (Macon)
7 p.m. Savannah Derby Devils All-Stars vs. Gainesville (FL) Roller Rebels

June 15
5 p.m. Savannah’s Hostess City Hellions vs. Atlanta Rollergirls
7 p.m. Savannah Derby Devils All-Stars vs. Atlanta Rollergirls
July 20
5 p.m. Savannah’s Hostess City Hellions vs. Lowcountry Highrollers (Charleston, SC)
7 p.m. Savannah Derby Devils All-Stars vs. Lowcountry Highrollers

August 17
5 p.m. “Back-to-School Brawl” Regional Derby Scrimmage
7 p.m. Savannah Derby Devils All-Stars vs. Texas Rollergirls Hustlers (Austin, TX)
September 21
5 p.m. Savannah’s Hostess City Hellions vs. Chattanooga Roller Girls
7 p.m. Savannah Derby Devils All-Stars vs. Chattanooga Roller Girls
October 19 (Bonus bout at a location TBA)
5 p.m. Savannah’s Hostess City Hellions vs. Rogue Roller Girls (Fayetteville, NC)
7 p.m. Savannah Derby Devils All-Stars vs. Classic City Rollergirls (Athens, GA)

Public Scrimmages
The SDD will also host a number of Thursday night public scrimmages at SuperGoose Sports. Dates and times will be announced throughout the season.

FREE Stroller Barre Class & Free Baby Sign Class during a special Empower Savannah by Giving in Love event

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Stroller Strides® of Savannah and Giving in Love Inc. will be offering an incredible opportunity to empower a mother

Empower a Mother. Empower a Family. Empower Savannah by Giving in Love.

Stroller Strides® of Savannah and Giving in Love Inc. will be offering an incredible opportunity for you to do just that.

When: Wednesday, April 10th
Time: 9:30 am
Place: J.F. Gregory Park, Richmond Hill
Events: FREE Stroller Barre® Class
FREE Baby Sign Language Class
Raffle Prizes

Stroller Strides® of Savannah will be offering a FREE WEEK of classes to anyone who brings donations in form of new and used items, or cash donations on Wednesday, April 10th. Even if you can’t use the FREE WEEK, you can give it as a gift or donate it to a mom in need.

Can’t attend the event, but still want to donate? Contact Tia Mcmillan at (912) 388-1658 or Natalia Lucero at (910) 987-5943

If you are a local business and are interested in helping/participating in this great cause, please contact Natalia Lucero at (910)987-5943.

What kind of donations ?
Giving in Love, Inc. accepts clothes, diapers, shoes, toys (books, puzzles, etc.), baby gear (strollers, swings, carry pouches, diaper bags, etc). Formula, cereal or jarred baby food.

About Stroller Strides® of Savannah

Stroller Strides® is the nations largest program for every stage of motherhood. Stroller Strides® of Savannah opened its franchise here in Savannah, in 2012. We offer fitness classes for both mom and baby. For more information please visit our website: http://savannah.fit4mom.com or their facebook page “Stroller Strides of Savannah”. You can also contact Natalia Lucero, franchise owner at natalialucero@fit4mom.com or (910)987-5943.

About Giving in Love, Inc.

Giving in Love, Inc.’s mission is to enhance the lives of mothers and their children by helping them develop and strengthening their economic and social outlook. As a faith-based organization, our purpose is to serve by helping to lay a foundation wherein the organization can become a supportive agent of change and inspiration. Their vision is to empower women and connect them with the resources they need to make positive social changes in their lives and in the lives of their children with emphasis on faith, hope, and charity. For more information please visit http://www.givinginlove.org/ # or contact Tia Mcmillan at (912)388-1658.

Empower Savannah by Giving in Love.

For more information check out “Stroller Strides of Savannah” on Facebook, email natalialucero@fit4mom.com or call Natalia Lucero at (910)987-5943.

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

Free Astronomy Day & Stargazing family event, Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, Savannah

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Don’t miss the FREE spring family stargazing & astronomy day @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens (formerly called The Bamboo Farm and Coastal Gardens ) on Sat. April 20 in Savannah

The Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens in conjunction with the Oglethorpe Astronomical Association invite you to see a scale model of our solar system, watch our conference center become a portable planetarium, find out how much you would weigh on Mars and how old you would be on Jupiter. Daytime gazing and children’s activities. End the day by watching the 1950’s Sci-Fi flick, “The Day the Earth Stood Still” followed by stargazing on the great lawn.

Free! April 20th from 2pm – 10pm

During the stargazing in the garden, telescopes will be set up for observation. Free & open to the public.

This is a great family event!

Here’s a list of children’s books on astronomy:

“Night Sky Atlas” by Robin Seagell
“Astronomy” by Kristen Lippincott
“Black Holes & Other Space Oddities” by Alex Barnett
“Space” by Simon Holland
“The Solar System: An A-Z Guide” by Christina Wilsdon
“Cosmic Light Shows” by Bobbie Kalman & April Fast
“Find the Constellations” by H.A. Rey
“The Stars: A New Way to See Them” by H.A. Rey

This event is free & open to the public.

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens (Formerly The Bamboo Farm and Coastal Gardens), 2 Canebrake Road, Savannah, GA. 31419. Please enter the gate on US Hwy. 17. Please call 912-921-5460 for information, http://bamboo.caes.uga.edu/, On Facebook here

FREE Stroller Barre Class & Free Baby Sign Class during a special Empower Savannah by Giving in Love event

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Stroller Strides® of Savannah and Giving in Love Inc. will be offering an incredible opportunity to empower a mother

Empower a Mother. Empower a Family. Empower Savannah by Giving in Love.

Stroller Strides® of Savannah and Giving in Love Inc. will be offering an incredible opportunity for you to do just that.

When: Wednesday, April 10th
Time: 9:30 am
Place: J.F. Gregory Park, Richmond Hill
Events: FREE Stroller Barre® Class
FREE Baby Sign Language Class
Raffel Prizes

Stroller Strides® of Savannah will be offering a FREE WEEK of classes to anyone who brings donations in form of new and used items, or cash donations on Wednesday, April 10th. Even if you can’t use the FREE WEEK, you can give it as a gift or donate it to a mom in need.

Can’t attend the event, but still want to donate? Contact Tia Mcmillan at (912) 388-1658 or Natalia Lucero at (910) 987-5943

If you are a local business and are interested in helping/participating in this great cause, please contact Natalia Lucero at (910)987-5943.

What kind of donations ?
Giving in Love, Inc. accepts clothes, diapers, shoes, toys (books, puzzles, etc.), baby gear (strollers, swings, carry pouches, diaper bags, etc). Formula, cereal or jarred baby food.

About Stroller Strides® of Savannah

Stroller Strides® is the nations largest program for every stage of motherhood. Stroller Strides® of Savannah opened its franchise here in Savannah, in 2012. We offer fitness classes for both mom and baby. For more information please visit our website: http://savannah.fit4mom.com  or their facebook page “Stroller Strides of Savannah”. You can also contact Natalia Lucero, franchise owner at natalialucero@fit4mom.com  or (910)987-5943.

About Giving in Love, Inc.

Giving in Love, Inc.’s mission is to enhance the lives of mothers and their children by helping them develop and strengthening their economic and social outlook. As a faith-based organization, our purpose is to serve by helping to lay a foundation wherein the organization can become a supportive agent of change and inspiration. Their vision is to empower women and connect them with the resources they need to make positive social changes in their lives and in the lives of their children with emphasis on faith, hope, and charity. For more information please visit http://www.givinginlove.org/ # or contact Tia Mcmillan at (912)388-1658.

Empower Savannah by Giving in Love.

For more information check out “Stroller Strides of Savannah” on Facebook, email natalialucero@fit4mom.com  or call Natalia Lucero at (910)987-5943.

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

Georgia’s only double-decker carousel opens Sat. March 23 @ Savannah Mall w/ festivities, kids’ entertainment

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Savannah Mall Double Decker Carousel The Carousel Returns to Savannah Mall. Grand Opening is Saturday, March 23! Festivities include $1 Easter Train rides, The Puppet People strolling characters & face painting, Savannah Balloons, balloon art for kids & more.

Savannah Mall, 14045 Abercorn St.., http://www.savannahmall.com/events Savannah Mall is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Georgia’s only double-decker carousel opens Sat. March 23 @ Savannah Mall w/ festivities, kids’ entertainment

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Savannah Mall Double Decker Carousel The Carousel Returns to Savannah Mall. Grand Opening is Saturday, March 23! Festivities include $1 Easter Train rides,  The Puppet People strolling characters & face painting, Savannah Balloons, balloon art for kids & more.

Savannah Mall, 14045 Abercorn St.., http://www.savannahmall.com/events Savannah Mall is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

March Giveaway: a pair of CHOOZE children’s shoes from Petite Feet, Savannah

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Petite Feet CHOOZE pair of children's shoes March giveawayPetite Feet is giving a lucky SouthernMamas.com reader your choice of a child’s pair of in-stock CHOOZE.

CHOOZE to have a colorful Spring Break!

This month, Petite Feet is giving away one pair of CHOOZE shoes. To enter, “like” Petite Feet on Facebook by clicking here, and share on their wall what creative activities you’re doing with your little ones this Spring Break. Don’t forget to say that SouthernMamas.com sent you!

Deadline to enter to win is March 31 2013! We’ll announce the winner here & on our SouthernMamas.com Facebook page.

Petite Feet, 5521 Abercorn Street, Savannah, 31405, www.petitefeetsavannah.com, Petite Feet is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

SouthernMamas.com readers receive $50 discount on Guardian Angels Sitting Service: a babysitting, pet sitting & elderly sitting referral agency in Savannah, Hilton Head Is.

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Savannah Babysitting Services: Guardian Angels Sitting Service

SouthernMamas.com discount on Guardian Angels Sitting Service in Savannah. Visit www.Guardianangelssittingservice.com, click book a sitter and fill out form that applies to your sitting needs to reserve your sitter today.

Mention code Smama to receive  $10 off agency booking fee for daily weekly and monthly membership and $50 off annual membership.

Guardian Angels Sitting Service is a local babysitting, pet sitting and elderly sitting referral agency. They are licensed, bonded and insured in multiple locations, from Cape May to Atlantic City NJ and Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, Beaufort, and Charleston area. Guardian Angels is also located in Savannah.

Guardian Angel babysitters are infant and Child CPR-certified and are background checked. All sitters also provide personal, childcare and employer reference checks. Sitters are available on a daily, weekly, monthly or annual basis.

Sign up for a weekly, monthly or annual membership at their Web site by clicking here.

“Like” Guardian Angels Sitting Service on Facebook here. Learn more about how Guardian Angel Sitting Services works on YouTube here.

 Guardian Angels Sitting Service, serving Savannah, Hilton Head Is., Bluffton & beyond, www.guardianangelssittingservice.com/, Toll Free Phone/Fax: 877-470-4277, Local: 843-681-4277, email SCinfo@guardianangelssittingservice.com Guardian Angels Sitting Service is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Open House, Arts & Crafts Day @ Scribble Art Studio, Savannah

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Scribble Art Studio Open House, Arts & Crafts

 

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.

Wingfest (family-friendly fest with a kids’ zone, rock climbing wall, bungee jump), Hilton Head Is.

Monday, March 18th, 2013

You’re invited to Wingfest 18 presented by Hargray
Saturday, March 23, 2013
11 am – 6 pm
Hilton Head Shelter Cove Community Park

The Island Recreation Association and Hargray are proud to present the 18th annual Wingfest, where over 6,000 lbs of chicken wings will be served. 15 – 20 local restaurants will cook their best wings from 11 am – 6 pm on Saturday, March 23 in a fun-filled, family friendly festive atmosphere. There will be many activities such as a kid’s zone, rock climbing wall and bungee jump. Custom Audio Video provides a big screen television to watch all the March Madness Basketball. Live music from 107.1’s Brad Wells Band, Deas Guyz and the Good Times Band will play while Adventure Radio will be on hand broadcasting all the excitement.

Back again is the People’s Choice Award! Your vote counts but vote before 4 pm when the voting ends. The professional judging for the best wing starts at 12:00 pm. Admission is $5 with children 10 & under getting in free. All event proceeds go to the Hilton Head Island Recreation Association’s Children’s Scholarship Fund, “where no child is denied recreation opportunities.”

Potential participating restaurants are Aunt Chilada’s, Casey’s Bar & Grill, Central Church, the Frosty Frog, Hilton Head Brewing Co., Kickin’ Chicken, Montana’s, One Hot Mamas, Parrot Cove Café, Pizza Dal Mare, Reilley’s, the Smokehouse, Street Meet, the Westin HHI and the Wild Wing Cafe. Other food can also be purchased separately.

For more information go to http://www.islandreccenter.org/page.php?ID=208 , call (843)681-7273 or email info@islandreccenter.org

Registration deadline approaching to showcase your business @ Savannah Women in Business Expo

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Savannah Women in Business Expo in 2013Don’t miss your opportunity to showcase your business in front of hundreds at the Savannah’s Women In Business Expo. This event will take place at the Hyatt Regency in the downtown Savannah.

Check out the website at www.SavWomenInBusinessExpo.com  for more great details about how you can participate. Registration deadline is quickly approaching so don’t wait. Join The Success At The Premier Expo Event.

Savannah’s Women In Business Expo Event, 1-877-WIB-EXPO or email womeninbusinessexpo@yahoo.com, www.savwomeninbusinessexpo.com

Stay connected by liking the expo on Facebook here.
Savannah’s Women in Business Expo, 1-877- WIB EXPO, email womeninbusinessexpo@yahoo.com Savannah’s Women in Business Expo is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

 

Savannah Women’s Infertility Support Group Meeting

Monday, March 18th, 2013

A women’s support group for infertility and adoption support will meet on Thursday, March 28 2013 @ 6:30 PM. For more information contact Kelly Wiggins @ 912.596.0852 or emptycradle_savannah@hotmail.com

The goal is to provide support and resources for women in the Savannah area struggling with infertility or pursuing/or have been through adoption. Newcomers to the group are welcome to attend.

Kelly Wiggins of Savannah started the group. Read Kelly’s story by clicking here.

 

40% off Sweet Frog frozen yogurt with Saved by the Deal, Savannah

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Saved by the deal 40% off Sweet Frog Yogurt This week’s Saved by the Deal: 40% off Sweet Frog frozen yogurt in Savannah

Sweet Frog is offering $10 of the best frozen yogurt for $6. Grab a friend and come visit Sweet Frog in the Harbersham Village and enjoy 14 fabulous flavors, 60 toppings and fast, friendly, courteous staff. Know that you’re getting a great value, supporting charity and getting the best frozen yogurt in Savannah. For every deal purchased $1 goes to Joy Prom, a Savannah night out for youth with developmental disabilities and probably the greatest party of the year.

Saved by the deal 40% off Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt Enjoy your frozen yogurt any time in March.

View the deal details here.

Sweet Frog Savannah, 4503 Habersham St. Savannah, 31405, 912.201.1304, https://www.savedbythedeal.org/index.php?positionID=2568#