Archive for June, 2013

FREE kids’ program: Where the Wild Balloon Things Are (Richmond Hill, Pembroke, Bluffton)

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Savannah Balloons for Savnnah children's birthday parties

Savannah Balloons presents Where the Wild Balloon Things Are.

Come help Savannah Balloons “dig” Max out of trouble. Max finds Where the Wild Things Are, but then gets swept off course on an amazing, fun, hilarious adventure you’re sure to enjoy!

Pembroke Library 10:30 a.m. June 19
Richmond Hill Library 2 p.m. June 19
Bluffton Library 2 p.m. June 21

Lynnae Weller is the owner of 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

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Savannah Balloons, 912-228-3024, e-mail info@savannahballoons.com , www.savannahballoons.com 

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Summer Deals on Adult Yoga Classes at Ganesha’s Place, Savannah

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Yoga Summer Specials at Ganesha's Place in SavannahCheck out the summer deals above on adult yoga classes at Ganesha’s Place, Savannah’s new therapeutic yoga studio. The offers end July 31 2013.

To register or more information, (912)665-4199 or www.ganeshasplace.com

Ganesha’s Place offers a variety of therapeutic classes including yoga for special needs kids, children with autism & restorative yoga for caretakers.

What we love about Ganesha’s Place is that it’s a spot to explore, heal and have fun. Ganesha’s can be a place for the whole family: you’re not required to be athletic or wear special outfits. Yoga therapy at Ganesha’s regulates and improves the balance between health and wellness without the intimidating images of body contortions and “pretzels”.

Keep up with Ganesha’s Place on Facebook here.

Ganesha’s Place, at the corner of Barnard & 40th St. @ 2323 Barnard St., 912-665-4199, http://ganeshasplace.com/ Ganesha’s Place is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Fourth of July Fireworks, Tybee Island (Savannah Independence Day events)

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Tybee Is Fireworks Savannah Independence Day eventsIndependence Day Fireworks on Tybee Island.

Starts at “Dark-thirty” July 3 2013 @ The Tybee Island Pier & Pavilion

Celebrate America’s birthday with a spectacular fireworks display. The fireworks show can be enjoyed from the Tybee Island Pier and Pavilion, the beach or anywhere on the eastern side of Tybee Island.

This popular event is free and open to everyone.

Get your home professionally cleaned without paying cash with Hubbard’s Maid Service, Savannah

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Savannah house cleaning discounts, deals: Hubbard's Maid Service“Get your home cleaned without paying $CASH$”

From July 1 to September 30, you can trade in your unexpired gift cards/certificates for maid service at DOUBLE FACE VALUE!

Savannah professional house cleaning Hubbard's Maid Service dealsThat’s right, DOUBLE FACE VALUE! Hubbard’s Maid Service will accept gift cards in lieu of cash for maid service starting July 1 – September 30. So call today to schedule your upcoming cleaning by Hubbard’s. (Gift cards are subject to approval. Call office for further details)

Call Hubbard’s Maid Service today: 912-961-9131.

Hubbard’s Maid Service, 912.961.9131, www.hubbardsmaidservice.com Hubbard’s Maid Service is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

FREE Kids’ Lunches during Summer 2013 @ White Bluff United Methodist Church, Savannah

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Free kids' lunches during summer at White Bluff UMC in SavannahWhite Bluff United Methodist Church’s children’s ministry offers a kids’ eat free lunch Monday-Friday during summer, sponsored by Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia food bank.

Free kids’ lunches are available weekdays during the summer, noon – 1:30 PM @ White Bluff United Methodist Church, 11911 White Bluff Road, 31419 until Aug. 9 2013.

The lunches are open to the public. (You do not have to be a church member to attend).

FOR MORE FREE SUMMER KIDS’ ACTIVITIES IN SAVANNAH & THE LOWCOUNTRY, CLICK HERE.

Annual FREE Savannah Asian Festival is Sat. June 22

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

asian-festival.jpgThe City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs and the Savannah Asian Festival Committee present the 18th Annual Savannah Asian Festival on June 22, 2013 at the Savannah Civic Center from 11a.m. – 5p.m.

This one day event will feature an entire continent of unique cultures, cuisines, performances, fun and educational workshops.

Festival attendees can enjoy free, live stage performances by Lee’s Taekwondo, Namaste Savannah, Sanggar Lestari Indonesian Performing Group and the Matsuriza Taiko Drummers. A new addition to this year’s festival is the chair stacking Flying Dragon Acrobats and Vida Vongsay & Team Lion Dancers. The Asian Festival will be hosted by reality star Chef, Host, and Restaurateur, Orchid Paulmeier.

Several local restaurants will be presenting a selection of regional favorites from India, Philippines, Japan and China.

The festival will also feature martial arts demonstrations, children’s workshops and a Middle Eastern tea workshop.

The Cultural Marketplace will provide an opportunity for attendees to learn more about each country and discover traditional arts, crafts, fashions and treasures exclusive to each nation.

The Savannah Asian Festival is free courtesy of the City of Savannah. The festival takes place Saturday, June 22, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Savannah Civic Center, located at Montgomery and Liberty streets. Parking at the Civic Center is free for the day.

There is a charge for food and purchases from the Cultural Marketplace.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

(times are approximate)
11:00 a.m. Opening Ceremony and Parade of Flags
11:30 a.m. Lee’s Taekwondo Martial Arts Demonstrations
11:55 a.m. Namaste Savannah
12:40 p.m. Matsuriza Taiko Drummers
1:00 p.m. Sanggar Lestari Indonesian Performing Group
1:20 p.m Sampaguita Dance Troupe
1:45 p.m. Flying Dragon Acrobats
2:10 p.m. Children of Polynesia
2:35 p.m. Vida Vongsay & Team – Lion Dance
3:00 p.m. Matsuriza Taiko Drummers
3:25 p.m. Thailand Dance Group
4:00 p.m. Flying Dragon Acrobats

Savannah Derby Devils bouts June 15 @ Savannah Civic Center

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Savannah Derby Devils June 2013 boutsRoller Derby: The Savannah Derby Devils women’s roller derby team will return to the Savannah Civic Center arena June 15 with exciting, family-friendly fun. It will be Savannah Derby Devils vs. The Atlanta Rollergirls.  Bouts start at 5 & 7 PM. Doors open at 4:30 PM. Tickets: $2-$16. Bouts include half-time kids’ events. Details here.

Upcoming bouts include:

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)

Savannah Derby Devils, www.savannahderby.com   Savannah Derby Devils are a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Safe Kids Savannah Youth Triathlon 2013 for ages 9-14

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Savannah Youth Triathlon 2013

 

Attention parents of 9-14 years olds – this triathlon is for your kids. Swim. Bike. Run. The Safe Kids Savannah Youth Triathlon will be Sept. 7 @ Chatham County Aquatic Center and Lake Mayer. For more info click here

 

FREE Spray Pool Hours/Schedule for Summer 2013 @ Forsyth Park, Hull Park, Savannah

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
Spray Pools/Spray Pads Free Summer Kids Activities in Savannah

Hull Park Spray Pool, Ardsley Park, Savannah

FREE SPRAY POOLS IN SAVANNAH
Spray Pools offer an opportunity to enjoy a cool water experience at park under adult supervision. Savannah Spray pool locations include Avondale, Hull Park, Forrest Hills, Paulsen, Savannah Gardens, 38th Street Park and Victory Heights Parks. Hours: June 17- August 2, 2013 Monday – Friday 10 AM – 3 PM.

Forsyth Park Spray Pool Hours: June 17- August 2, 2013 (at the park’s bandshell/stage @ Drayton & Huntington streets in Savannah)
Monday thru Friday – 10 AM to 6 PM
Saturday 11 AM to 6 PM
Sunday Noon to 6 PM

Hull Park Spray Pool Hours:  June 17- August 2, 2013 (the playground is @ Atlantic & 55th streets in Savannah’s Ardsley Park)
Monday – Friday 10 AM – 3 PM
Saturday 10 AM-3 PM

For more info on spray pools or the city’s supervised playgrounds summer 2013 schedule, click here.

FREE lunches are served during summer by the City at some parks including Hull Park & Forsyth Park 6/17 to 8/2 every day during the summer (11:45-12:45 @ Hull Park @ Atlantic & 55th Sts & 10:30-11:45 AM @ Forsyth Park @ Drayton & Huntington) to any child who wants one. Lunch includes a sandwich, fruit, milk, juice. For the complete Summer 2013 schedule of free lunches in various Savannah playgrounds, click here.

FOR FREE SUMMER KIDS’ ACTIVITIES IN SAVANNAH & THE LOWCOUNTRY, CLICK HERE.

Kids’ Activities Summer 2013 @ The Sandbox Interactive Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is.

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Sandbox Interactive Children's Museum Hilton Head Summer 2013 Kids' Activities The Sandbox Interactive Children’s Museum  on Hilton Head Is. admission fee is now $6 per person instead of $7 for everyone 1 and up including adults. Children up to 12 months are free.

New summer hours: The Sandbox is now open Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm through August (then will be back to Tuesday-Saturday). The museum has also added another night to their popular Parent’s Night Out program which will be Wednesdays & Thursdays from 6-9pm starting June 12. For details see below.

The Sandbox, An Interactive Children’s Museum
18A Pope Ave. (located behind St. Andrew’s By the Sea Methodist Church)
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Tel: 843-842-7645
Email: crinehart@thesandbox.org

Summer Fun Series Program 2013
Starts June 10

“Get Fired Up With Pottery” ($15 includes admission)
Mondays, 9:30-10:30am:
Please call 843-842-7645 to sign up, walk ins on space available basis
Your piece will be ready on Thursday

Decorate Your Own Cupcake”
Mondays, 1:30pm
Included in Admission

“Crafty Kids”, 10:30am and 1:30pm
June
11 3D Goldfish Bowl: Included in Admission
18 Decorate Your Own T shirts: $$ ($10 includes admission
25 Beetle Visor: Included in Admission
July
2 Holiday Craft with Toilet Paper Rolls (TBD): Included in Admission
9 Paper Plate Frisbee: Included in Admission
16 Thumbprint Designs: Included in Admission
23 Sand Art: Included in Admission
30 Paper Bowl Jellyfish: Included in Admission

August
6 Toilet Paper roll craft: Included in Admission,
13 3D Goldfish Bowl: included in Admission
20 Sandpaper Star: Included in Admission
27 Turtle Pet: Included in Admission

“Arts and Crafts”, Wednesday, 10:30am, Included in Admission
June 12 Fish Puppet Made from Paper Cups
June 19 Alligator: Bring home a replica of the alligator made from repurposed products (egg cardboards)
June 26 Picture Frame Art:Keepsake of your Hilton head Vacation made with shells and sanddollars
July 3 Fish Puppet Made from Paper Cups
July 10 Alligator: Bring home a replica of the alligator made from repurposed products (egg cardboards)
July 17 Picture Frame Art:Keepsake of your Hilton head Vacation made with shells and sanddollars
July 24 Christmas in July Event
July 31 Alligator: Bring home a replica of the alligator made from repurposed products (egg cardboards)
August 7 Picture Frame Art:Keepsake of your Hilton head Vacation made with shells and sanddollars

Parent’s Night Out, Kids Night In”, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6-9pm (except July 4th)
Starting June 12- August 15
$30 per child, $25 for members and siblings
Call 843-842-7645 to sign up, walk ins welcome on space available basis

“Imagination Hour”, Thursdays 10:30a-11:30am
Included in Admission, First come first serve

Coastal Critters Program” Included in Admission
Fridays, 10:30am
Coastal Discovery Museum to staff and facilitate

“Christmas in July”
July 24, 2013
10am-2pm
Snow is in Santa’s forecast while you play at The Sandbox’s Fourth Annual “Christmas in July” party scheduled for Wednesday, July 24, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm!
Festivities include special games and activities both indoors and outdoors. Outside fun includes getting crazy in our popular Bounce House and playing in the SNOW! In addition to playing in our “cool” museum, there will be scavenger hunts, games and fun arts & crafts. You can also decorate holiday cookies and chat with Santa to let him know how good you’ve been this year.
A hot dog lunch, complete with chips, brownies, snow cones and lemonade, is also included so don’t miss out on the “coolest” day of the summer!
Ticket prices are $10 for adults and children 1 and up, $8 for Sandbox Members and Active Military and Seniors and all children up to 12 months are free. Cost includes admission to the museum, all activities and lunch. Museum will remain open after the event until 5:00 pm.

Countdown to Kindergarten”
Who: SC Rising Kindergarteners and Their Families
Where: The Sandbox Children’s Museum
When: August 9, 2013 (5-8pm)
Resources for Parents on Keeping Kids Safe and Healthy,
Games, Face Painting, Arts and Crafts, Bounce House and much more
FREE Admission! FREE Fun! No RSVP Necessary!

The Sandbox, An Interactive Children’s Museum, www.thesandbox.org, 18A Pope Ave. (located behind St. Andrew’s By the Sea Methodist Church), Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, Tel: 843-842-7645 email: crinehart@thesandbox.org

July 4th Firecracker 5K & Health Walk + Firecracker Children’s Fun Run, Hilton Head Is.

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Firecracker July 4th Run Hilton Head Is. 28th Annual Hilton Head Island Firecracker 5000

Thursday, July 4th 2013
Jarvis Creek Park
Register by clicking here.

New Location & Course for 2013

The 2013 Hilton Head Firecracker Run will be staged from scenic Jarvis Creek Park.

The 28th Hilton Head Firecracker 5000 Road Race and Family Fun Walk will be held on Thursday, July 4 at 8:00am at Jarvis Creek Park on Hilton Head Island. The Hilton Head Firecracker 5000, is the largest and oldest road race in Beaufort County and one of the top ten races in the State of South Carolina. Over 1500 runners and walkers from across the United States annually participate in this fun, healthy, family event.

The festive Post-Race Celebration features a Children’s Fun Run, Live music from Chris Jones, Craft Beer Garden, fresh fruit, ice cold refreshments, door prizes, Covert Aire CooZzone and more. A percentage of proceeds from the event benefits local charities including: The Hilton Head Rotary Club, Hilton Head High School Cross Country Team and The Hilton Head Runners Club.

Firecracker Children’s Fun Run – Every child receives a prize for participation!
The Firecracker Children’s Fun Run is designed for kids 8 years and under and takes place inside Jarvis Creek Park.
Beginning at 9 a.m., the race is broken down into three heats: ( distance are approximate )
Age 3 and Under: 25-yards run beginning at 9 am
Ages 4-5: 50-yards run beginning at 9:05 am
Ages 8 & under: 100-yards beginning at 10:10 am
Register for Firecracker Children’s Fun Run here:
Parents can pre-register their child for the fun run online or at Packet Pick-Up on July 3rd or July 4th.
Pre-Registration is $10 per child ( $5 late fee ) and includes a bib, t-shirt and finishers prize!
(pre-registration is recommended to guarantee event t-shirt )

POST RACE BEER GARDEN ( cash only )
Enjoy an ice cold craft or domestic beer after the Firecracker 5000 at our new Craft Beer Garden.
The Post Race Beer Garden will feature more then 20 different beers. Domestic Beer $3 • Craft Beer $4 ( cash only )
FOOD VENDORS
Some vendors will provide free small samples to runners – cash sales for seconds & non runners.

8:05 Start – Arrive Early
Free parking is available at the Hilton Head School Campus. Please allow at least 30 to 45 minutes to park and walk to Jarvis Creek Park. Staff will begin stagging runners at 7:45 for start behind Jarvis Creek Park

You’re invited: Free Vacation Bible School (VBS 2013) @ Trinity Lutheran Church, Savannah

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Free Vacation Bible School 2013 Trinity Lutheran Savannah

Trinity Lutheran Church in Savannah proudly presents: FREE Vacation Bible School June 17 – 21. Open to the public!

Vacation Bible School is offered to all children ages 3 through grade 8. Guests are welcomed and encouraged!

This year’s theme is Go Tell it on the Mountain

Children from kindergarten through grade 5  will participate in music, crafts, storytelling, Bible challenge and recreation. Registration forms are available in the church office, in the narthex, or you can print one by clicking here. You also have the option of filling out the online form here.

FREE (or almost free) Kids’ Summer 2013 Activities in Savannah & Hilton Head Is.

Sunday, June 9th, 2013

You don’t have to spend a fortune this Summer of 2013 entertaining the kids in Savannah & the Lowcountry.

We’ve got free & almost free summer fun for kids’ activities including $1 blockbuster kids movies, free animal farm, free kids’ shows & storytimes, free bowling, free museums & more in the Savannah and Hilton Head Is. area.

Check out our Kids FREE Summer Fun guide here.

Teachers receive summer discount on Stroller Strong Moms classes, Savannah & Richmond Hill

Sunday, June 9th, 2013

Stroller Strong Moms stroller workouts Savannah Richmond Hill

Stroller Strong Moms of Savannah & Richmond Hill is offering a special teacher membership for Summer 2013.

With the special Teacher Summer Pass, teachers who are off for the summer can attend unlimited Stroller Strong Moms classes in both Savannah and Richmond Hill until school starts in the middle of August for a one-time fee of $70.

Share with all your teacher friends! Email info@strollerstrongmoms.com  if you are interested!!

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

FREE Juneteenth Celebration @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Sunday, June 9th, 2013

Free Family Days at Jepson Center in SavannahYou’re invited to the FREE Sixth Annual Juneteenth Celebration @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center!

Saturday, June 15 | 1-4 pm | Jepson Center @ 207 W. York St., Savannah 31401
This historic FREE event celebrates Freedom Day (or Emancipation Day), and commemorates the 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas, the last state to do so. The celebration will include storytelling, hands on activities for families, a performance by the African Spirit (Jamal Toure) and a rare demonstration of Geechee Gullah culture by the Georgia Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters of Darien.

FREE and open to the public thanks to project funding from the City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs. Click here for more info.

Upcoming Free Family Days

Family Days are fun, educational and FREE! Enjoy hands on art projects, gallery exploration activities, story time and much more designed specifically for the entire family! Create DIY masterpieces, play art detective, or explore the ArtZeum, an interactive arts space. With gallery activities on our mobile Art Cart, everyone can get in on the art and the action. Each month will feature a different theme based on the museum’s changing exhibitions. Come for a little while or stay for the entire afternoon-it’s all FREE.

Come see what the fun is all about.

Making Connections
July 13 | 1-4 pm
Discover the Museums’ connections to New York and learn how to use elements of your life to make connections to the world around you.
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Near East Family Day*

August 17 | 1-4 pm Middle eastern music concert and workshop.

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Shiny Shapes and Detail
September 14 | 1-4 pm
Look to the Rizza Silver collection to explore ideas of shape and script in drawing and sculpture.

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Sketch Crawl

October 19 | 1-4 pm Explore the world around you with a sketchbook and your family. Start by drawing in the Galleries with us!

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Spanish Family Day*
November 23 | 1-4 pm
Studio activities related to Spanish Sojourns, flamenco performance and workshop.
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Holiday Special
December 14 | 1-4 pm
DIY cards, printmaking and wrapping paper how-to’s from our education department specialists.

Funded by Georgia Power
*Major funding provided by the City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs

Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, 207 W. York St., Savannah 31401, http://telfair.org/visit/jepson-center/overview/ Telfair Museums is a SouthernMamas.com sponsor

FREE Puppet People Face-Painting, Sat. June 8, Savannah Mall

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Free Puppet People facepainting at Savannah Mall Free face-painting by Angela Beasley’s Puppet People this Saturday June 8 at Savannah Mall from 12 to 3 PM.

Other kid-friendly Savannah Mall Summer 2013 activities to check out: 75-ton sand sculpture in center court, $2 kiddie train rides in center court, a whale bone display from Oatland Island Wildlife Center at center court, double-decker carousel in the food court. Details here.

Savannah Mall, 14045 Abercorn St. Savannah, 31419, (912) 927-7467, www.savannahmall.com , Savannah Mall is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

FOR MORE FREE SUMMER KIDS’ ACTIVITIES IN SAVANNAH & THE LOWCOUNTRY, CLICK HERE.

Richmond Hill-based expert linguists help you raise bilingual kids

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Spanish lessons for kids in the Savannah area

Have you always wanted to be bilingual, but never knew where to start?

Lingüa’s patent-pending language learning process allows monolingual families to become bilingual & bilingual families to stay bilingual.

Have you realized that raising bilingual children is more difficult than you thought? Let Lingüa’s expert linguistics knowledge help you change your children’s future! They will help you bring Spanish or any other language into your daily lives.

Call Lingüa today and ask about Raising Little Lingüists™! http://www.bilingualfamilia.com/354/

Still looking for a summer camp? Lingua’s Spanish Immersion Summer Camp only has a few spots left! Register today before they are all gone: http://www.bilingualfamilia.com/spanish-immersionsummer-language-camp/

Arabic classes for children and adults start July 16th! Call or register here: http://www.bilingualfamilia.com/group-class-materials/

Online Advanced Spanish starts soon. Get your speaking skills on high octane! http://www.bilingualfamilia.com/shopping-cart-preview/

Follow Lingüa  on Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter for all the latest updates!

Like Lingüa on Facebook by clicking here.
Lingüa is also on Twitter @  twitter.com/linguaU &  Pinterest @ pinterest.com/linguaU

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Puppet People’s Interactive Summer Friday Shows Start 6/7

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Puppet People Summer 2013 shows

Here’s a fun, cool way to entertain the kids during Summer 2013 in Savannah. Take them to an Angela Beasley’s Puppet People show!

Angela Beasley’s Puppet People will have offer interactive puppet shows 11 AM Fridays June 7-28 & July 12-Aug. 23 during Summer 2013 at the Puppet People Party Place, 3119 Furber Ave. Thunderbolt, 31404.

Use coupon to the right to receive $2 off each ticket.

Admission includes: interactive puppet show, tour of puppet making studio, play time, puppet craft.

Walk-ins welcome, reservations preferred Group Rates Available Contact 912.355.3366 or www.PuppetPeople.com

Puppet People, 912.355.3366, www.PuppetPeople.com, email puppets@puppetpeople.com, 3119 Furber Ave. , Thunderbolt, 31404 Puppet People is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Military & Teacher Appreciation Nights/Specials in June at The Melting Pot of Savannah

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Melting Pot of Savannah Military Special H.O.T.T.Y: Monday, June 24 – Thursday, June 27, 2013

Army Wives, show your husband how much they mean to you during 6/24-6/27 and spend a romantic evening together. As a way to say thank you for your service, The Melting Pot of Savannah created a special 3-course menu with your choice of salad, a special fondue entree and your choice of chocolate fondue for only $23.99 per person. Spoiling your beloved just got a tad bit easier. *price doesn’t include 7% tax and 20% gratuity. More info here.

Teacher Appreciation Specials at The Melting Pot of SavannahTeacher Appreciation Nights: Monday June 17 to Tuesday June 19 2013

The school year is over. To thank you for all you do for our children, The Melting Pot of Savannah created a special exclusively for you! June 17th, 18th, and 19th enjoy a special four-course meal for $29.99 per person(plus tax and 20% gratuity). Reservations recommended. *not valid with any other discount or offer, must show valid id. More info & a look at the special four-course meal menu here.

Stay connected with The Melting Pot of Savannah on Facebook here and on Twitter here.

The Melting Pot, 232 E. Broughton St. Savannah, Ga 31401 tel: 912-349-5676 for reservations, www.meltingpot.com/savannah

Women’s Wednesdays @ Blue Turtle Bistro & Bar, Savannah: Learn to mix cocktails, enjoy discounted drinks

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Savannah girls night out ideas: Women's Wednesdays at Blue Turtle Bistro in Savannah

Fun girls’ night out: Women’s Wednesdays at Blue Turtle Bistro & Bar in Midtown Savannah!

Come by Blue Turtle from 7-9 PM on Wednesdays to learn how to make a couple of tasty cocktails (different drinks featured each week). This week’s Women’s Wednesdays drinks for 6/5: Strawberry Champagne Cocktail & Jack Daniels served with fresh squeezed sour mix!

The two drink picks will also be discounted for the rest of the night.

Stay for a while & participate in a round of ladies’ trivia. Each week, the Blue Turtle staff will choose a different trivia theme centered around all the things ladies love. There will also be a raffle & door prizes.

About Blue Turtle Bistro & Bar

A midtown restaurant from the Gaslight Group, Blue Turtle serves a fresh, seasonal, homemade menu–no shortcuts!

Soups, salads, wraps, entrees, amazing desserts, daily lunch & dinner specials, a risotto of the day & a tasty kids’ menu. They’ve expanded with a brand-new bar, completely updated the interior & created a special dining room just for kids. Patio dining, happy hour Mon – Fri 4- 7 pm, Saturday 11am – 11pm.

Hours
Mon – Thu: 11 am – 10 pm
Fri – Sat: 11 am – 11 pm

Blue Turtle Bistro & Bar, 5002 Paulsen St., Savannah, 31405, tel: 912.358.0808, email info@blueturtlesavannah.com , http://blueturtlesavannah.com/

Don’t miss the kid-friendly musical “A Year with Frog & Toad” @ Savannah Children’s Theatre

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

A very kid-friendly musical: A Year with Frog & Toad at Savannah Children's TheatreWe checked out The Savannah Children’s Theatre  main-stage production of “A Year With Frog and Toad” this past weekend & fell in love.

This musical is truly a sweet & simple treat that children will love. It includes a variety of animal characters (mouse, turtle, lizard, birds plus a very funny snail) along with, of course, the stars of the show, the two great friends —  cheerful Frog & grumpy Toad.

Take your kids to see this cast of adults & youth bring to life this whimsical Broadway musical which follows Arnold Lobel’s well-loved Frog & Toad through four seasons.

The lively production includes a you’ll-want-to-buy-the-soundtrack score, performed live by the Savannah Children’s Theatre orchestra.

Seeing this fun show with your kids is the perfect way to start your summer.

June 7-9 and June 14-16. Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays at 3 pm.

Tickets can be purchased at www.savannahchildrenstheatre.org or by calling 912-238-9015 or at the theatre box office.

The Savannah Children’s Theatre, 2160 East Victory Drive, in the Crossroads Shopping Center.

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT SAVANNAH CHILDREN’S THEATRE DRAMA SUMMER CAMPS FOR KIDS, CLICK HERE.

The Savannah Children’s 2013-2014 Main Stage Musicals will be DISNEY’S TARZAN and SHREK THE MUSICAL!

Savannah library summer reading program: Kids keep track of summer reading online & win prizes

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Summer 2013 Reading Program SavannahHave you registered your little readers for the Live Oak Public Libraries summer reading program yet?

Summer Reading Program
Dig Into Reading!
June 1 – Aug. 17, 2013
For all ages up to 18 years old

Kids create a quick online profile – which can include their photo – and keep track of the book titles they’ve read this summer – which they will need to get their free book from Barnes & Noble. Just go to the Live Oak Public Libraries Dig Into Reading page by clicking here.

Kids earn coupons for various activities & business around Savannah and chance to win this year’s grand prize is a trip to Atlanta for a family of four, that includes a three night stay at the Hyatt Downtown Atlanta (near Centennial Park), admission to Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, Zoo Atlanta, Fernbank Museum, “Imagine It!” The Children’s Museum of Atlanta, the Center for Puppetry Arts, and more.

A total of THREE grand prizes will be given away. The grand prize drawing will be held at the Bull Street Library on Aug. 23. Entry forms must be submitted by Aug. 17 to qualify.

Stop by any library to sign up and start reading! More info here.

If that isn’t incentive enough to sign up, how about the chance to win college savings?

The Path2College 529 Plan will award one Georgia student, 16 years and under, who participates in the Summer Reading Program with $5,529 toward a Path2College 529 Plan account. Entries must be submitted online between May 1 – Aug. 15 2013. Details about the sweepstakes, including the official rules and the online entry form, can be found at http://www.path2college529.com/news/reading.shtml .

TO SEE THE SCHEDULE OF FREE SUMMER PERFORMANCES FOR KIDS THAT ARE PART OF THE SUMMER READING PROGRAM, CLICK HERE.

Saved by the Deal: 50% off boot camp

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Discount on summer boot camp in Savannah

Get fit this summer & save money: 2 Boot Camp Deal Options

$35.00 for $75.00 – 1 Month of Boot Camp Savings
$105.00 for $225.00 – 3 Months of Boot Camp Savings

View the deal by clicking here.

Boot Camp With PI (Performance Initiatives)

Workout with Performance Initiatives at a huge savings and help change the lives of savannah youth. Anyone, at any level will benefit from this functional workout program. Always changing, challenging and productive.

Boot Camp Starts June 10th (AM Classes) M, W, F – 6:30am or 7:30am (PM Classes) M, T, TH & F – 5:30PM, 6PM, 6:30PM Wednesday-5:30PM ONLY.

For more information, call 912-507-7106.

About PI:

Performance Initiatives is a not for profit 501 c3 organization based in Savannah. They work hand in hand with Coastal Empire Weightlifting. The purpose of the organization is to educate and mentor youth and adults by using athletics and fitness, with olympic-style weight lifting as the base.

Positive character traits are nurtured in participants in the youth programs – aiming for those who have possibly never have seen hope or encouragement in their life.

The founder and director, Kerri Goodrich was a member of the U.S. Women’s Weightlifting National team. She is a graduate of Leadership Savannah and has provided leadership training and seminars for many organizations including the YMCA and the Frank Callen Girls and Boys Club.

View the deal by clicking here.

Saved by the Deal is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Petite Feet Summer Sale in Savannah: All shoes, sandals & flip flops are 25% off

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Petite Feet children's shoes in SavannahSummer Sale 2013 begins today (June 4) @  Petite Feet , Savannah’s children’s shoe and accessories boutique!

All shoes, sandals & flip flops are 25% off.

Petite Feet’s knowledgeable personal service ensures that each child is fitted correctly. The boutique has hard-to-find sizes. Petite Feet at 5521 Abercorn next to Fresh Market and across from Publix is in a super convenient location with easy in-and-out parking. The kid-friendly store even has puzzles, TV, children’s book and toys keep the tots busy while you shop.

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