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Savannah Holidays 2016: Last minute holiday gifts from Telfair Museums

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Stop by Telfair Museums Jepson Center gift shop in Savannah for some creative, unique last-minute holiday gifts. Plus, you get extra credit for shopping locally.

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Holiday Gifts Guide Savannah Telfair Museums Jepson 3D maze ball Perplexed
For your little one who likes a challenge: The 3D maze ball Perplexed is a fun, unique way to challenge their little brains. 600 Questions is a great interactive game about Art and its history for the older smarty pants.
$14.99 600 Questions
$10.95 Perplexed

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Telfair Museums Holiday Gifts Savannah Coloring challenge

For your budding artist: A coloring and activity book for all ages and novelty crayons for a cool, funky twist.
$6.95 Creative Copycat Coloring
$12.95 Flexcils

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Paper Dragons holiday gifts Telfair Museums Jepson Center Paper Dragons
For your paper-plane expert: Construct your own scaly, fire-breathing monster with these paper dragons, suitable for all ages
$7.99

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Holiday Gift Guide Savannah Telfair Museums Jepson Block sets
For the architect: Inspire their inner builder with these interesting block sets
$22.95 Magic Brix
$22.95 Magic Shapes
$22.95 Tiny Stars

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Holiday Gift Guide Savannah Telfair Museums Fascinating brain-teasers for ages 4+
$24.99 Gearball
$24.99 Molecube

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.Telfair Museums holiday gift membership

Museum Membership

Give the gift of membership to Telfair Museums. A family/dual membership is $75 and includes:
• Unlimited free admission for two members
• Unlimited free admission for children in the same household up to age 17
• Invitations to special members-only events and viewing hours
• 10% discount at museum stores, plus discounts on art classes
• Free subscription to Telfair Magazine (3 issues each year)
• Exclusive offers and discounts on ticketed special events, films, and lectures
• Two one-time use guest passes
• Eligibility to join Museum Member Groups

Details about various types of membership and links to join here.

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Find Jepson Center gift shop hours here.

Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. Savannah, GA 31401, 912.790.8800 Telfair Museums is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah Holidays 2016: Santa escort through Wilmington & Whitemarsh islands

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Santa Whitemarsh Wilmington Fire Department Islands Fire Department will escort Santa through the Whitemarsh & Wilmington Island neighborhoods this weekend. Sat. & Sun. Dec. 17-18 from 1-5PM .

Get details here.

Santa Islands Fire Department Wilmington Whitemarsh Savannah

Whitemarsh Island Sat. Dec. 17 
Following the route posted below, Santa will be at the Whitemarsh Island Publix from 5:00-6:30pm for photos and to meet anyone they missed on their route.

Wilmington Island Sun. Dec. 18
Following the route posted below, Santa will be at the Wilmington Island Publix from 5-6:30pm for photos and to meet anyone they missed on their route.

Come join your Volunteer Firefighters and meet Santa this Saturday or Sunday!

Things to do with kids in Savannah: Mommy & Me Play @ Savannah Sharks

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

 

 

Mommy & Me Crawlers Playdate Sharks Gym Savannah 2017Mommy & Me Play

Savannah Sharks also offers Mommy & Me Play for crawlers to age 4
Monday, Tuesday & Friday
10:30AM-Noon

Stay connected by liking Savannah Sharks on Facebook here. 

Savannah Sharks Cheerleading and Tumbling, (912) 335-2234, 1686 E President St, Savannah, GA 31404
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Savannah schools: Pre-K & Kindergarten Open House @ St. James Catholic School

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Saint James Catholic School Savannah Open House private school Kindergarten Pre-K

You’re invited to a pre-K & Kindergarten Open House at St. James Catholic School in Savannah  9:30 AM Tuesday Jan. 10 2017.

Come see all that St. James Catholic School in Savannah has to offer!

Stay connected & informed about St. James Catholic School by liking them on Facebook here.

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Open House 9:30 AM Tuesday Jan. 10 2017

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For more information on this Pre-K through 8th grade school, visit www.stjameschargers.com, call (912) 355-3132, email christinawi@sjcs-savannahga.org

St. James Catholic School, 8412 Whitfield Ave., Savannah, Georgia 31406, www.sjcs-savannahga.org, (912) 355-3132, email christinawi@sjcs-savannahga.org  St. James is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Free spinal screenings with Bright Life Chiropractic & photographs with Geoffrey the Giraffe

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Savannah photographers Bright Life Chiropractic Savannah

Make time this Sat. Dec. 17 to stop by Babies “R” Us in Savannah.

Bright Life Chiropractic will be offering free spinal screenings.

Kids can also have photos taken with Geoffrey the Giraffe by TapSnap Photography.

It’s all happening 1-3PM Sat. Dec. 17 @ Babies “R” Us.

Babies “R” Us
7400 Abercorn St.
Savannah, GA 31406
1-3PM Sat. Dec. 17 2016

About Bright Life

Bright Life Chiropractic in Savannah specializes in pregnancy, infants, pediatrics and family care.

Dr. Samantha Hornick and Dr. Jared Brown at Bright Life Chiropractic are Webster Technique Certified by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.

At Bright Life Chiropractic, Dr. Jared Brown and Dr. Samantha Hornick assist people in gaining victory in their health by offering cutting-edge chiropractic corrective care in Savannah’s most state-of-the-art chiropractic health care facility. Dr. Jared and Dr. Samantha focus on setting people free from their current conditions so they may live their lives to their fullest potential.

Dr. Jared Brown and Dr. Samantha Hornick provide specific, scientific neurologically based chiropractic care for you and you family!

Bright Life Chiropractic, 2 Park of Commerce Blvd. Suite D, Savannah 31405, 912.777.3717, info@brightlifechiropractic.com , www.BrightLifeChiropractic.com

(Lowcountry Holidays 2016) Drop letters for Santa @ Beaufort County Fire Departments

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Letters to Santa Beaufort Bluffton SC 2016Fire stations all over Beaufort County, SC are accepting Letters to Santa from all the boys and girls until Fri. Dec. 16.

Each station has its own decorated “Santa Mailbox” out front of it. Children of all ages are encouraged to write Santa a letter.

Firefighters even have it on good report that the jolly old elf will reply to every letter that is placed in those mailboxes before Dec. 16 at 12 noon.

Through noon Dec. 16, 2016, children are encouraged to write their letters and mail them. Please be sure that each letter is in an envelope with a return address so that Santa and his elves know who it came from and where to send their return post.

Look for Santa and their local firefighters spending time in their respective communities throughout the holiday season in parades, neighborhood visits, and special events.

For more information on all that is happening this holiday season with your local fire department, click here. 

Bluffton SC Station locations are:
Station 30- 2 Bridge St.
Station 31- 178 May River Rd.
Station 32- 155 Callawassie Dr.
Station 33- 12 Buckingham Plantation
Station 34- 25 William Pope Dr.
Station 35- 357 Fording Island Rd.
Station 36 – 2 Oak Tree Rd.
Station 37 – 564 Old Palmetto Bluff Rd.

Savannah parent & me activities: Kindermusik playdates for ages 0-7

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Kindermusik Savannah Mommy & Me music children's activities

It’s December play date week at Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano!

They’ve got a kitchen/mealtime theme this month that we know you’ll love: Milk and Cookies! Through music, the class imagine they’re stirring, mixing, baking, and eating all sorts of yummy foods. And maybe, just maybe, after class, they’ll encounter a special little treat that’s NOT imaginary! 😉

Kindermusik Savannah playdates are Wednesday, December 14 and Saturday, December 17 at 10AM. Open to ages 0-7, our playdates offer an instrument, 10 songs, and a $10 coupon to each attending child.

Cost: $15 for the first child and only $5 each for any siblings.

Enroll today at kindermusikwith88keys.com or call 912.988.KEYS. Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@88keysga.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Free open enrollment for Savannah’s only all-girl roller derby team

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

junior roller derby savannah derbytaunts It’s Open Enrollment time for the Savannah Jr. DerbyTaunts, Savannah’s only all girl roller derby team.

Open Enrollment is every Saturday in January, 9-11AM at Starcastle, located at 550 Mall Blvd in Savannah.

Open to girls ages 8-17. The only skill necessary to join is the ability to skate on lap without falling down. They’ll train you for the more advanced levels required to compete.

It’s free and fun to come try.

Skaters must bring their own water bottle and sports mouth guard. Skaters must have medical insurance. Skates, helmets and protective gear will be available for use on a first come first serve basis.
Follow us on Facebook and Instagram!

For more information, click here or email savannahjuniorderby@gmail.com

Savannah Holiday Gifts 2016: Mini Me Peg Doll Necklaces from Scribble Art Studio in Savannah

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Peg Doll Necklaces Scribble Art studio Savannah Cute gift alert from Scribble Art Studio in Savannah.

“Mini Me” Peg Doll Necklaces.

Each year Scribble offers a unique custom gift for the Holidays!

This year they’re keeping it simple & sweet with “mini me” peg people necklaces. Each necklace is hand painted, inspired by our favorite little people! Necklaces are $25 ea. or $40 for two, the perfect accessory for Holiday clothes. Scribble is currently taking orders for Christmas, call 912-713-7376 or email www.thescribbleartstudio.com to order yours today.

Scribble Art Studio, 212 E 37th St, Savannah, Ga. Scribble Art Studio is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Last Chance to Save On Winter Disney World Vacations

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Walt Disney World Deals Savannah Two Sisters Travel FINAL CALL: Take advantage of 2 ways to save BIG on your next Walt Disney World vacation this winter with the Play, Stay, & Dine promotion or Save Up to 35% at Select Resort Hotels.

When you combine your resort stay, dining, and theme park tickets in the popular Play, Stay, Dine, & Save Promotion, you’ll save up to $500 (based on family of 4).

This offer is available at select Walt Disney World Resort Hotels and includes most stays January 1 – March 7, 2017.

 If you don’t need a dining plan or tickets, you can save up to 25% on your room at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels for most stays.

Secure either of these deals with only a $200 refundable deposit before they expire on next Wednesday, December 21st. Contact Tara McCoy at Two Sisters Travel your no-obligation Disney vacation quote or call us at 843-284-3241 for details, and start planning your magical Disney vacation. 

Tara McCoy, Vacation Specialist at Two Sisters Travel

843.284.3241

Become a Facebook fan at facebook.com/twosisterstravel

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Give the gift of learning with a Coastal Heritage Society membership, Savannah

Sunday, December 11th, 2016

Coastal Heritage Society membership Savannah Children's Museum Savannah Stumped for the perfect holiday gift?

Coastal Heritage Society in Savannah has you covered. A Coastal Heritage Society gift membership can be used year round, helps support important educational resources in your community and is only $100!

Any membership level may be purchased as a gift and all CHS members enjoy an exclusive suite of benefits.

Every Membership to CHS includes:
Unlimited admission to all Coastal Heritage Society museums and historic sites including Savannah Children’s Museum, Georgia State Railroad Museum, Old Fort Jackson, Savannah History Museum, Pinpoint Heritage Museum • Invitations to CHS events, programs and lectures • Subscription to monthly e-Newsletter

Learn more here. 

For more information or to purchase a gift membership, contact Catherine Duffy: 912.651.6840 x301, or membership@chsgeorgia.org.

Membership discount on gifts

All Coastal Heritage Society gift shops are carefully curated with a selection of unique educational toys and books relevant to the exhibits, programs and events you experience during your visits. Plus, lots of local goodies, including cookbooks, regional artwork and yummy local treats.

As a CHS member, enjoy 20% off of your regularly priced gift shop purchases November 21st through December 23rd, 2016. Take advantage of this great discount.

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Now booking trunk shoes for Matilda Jane with Joanna Gaines in Bluffton, Hilton Head Is., Okatie & Savannah Matilda Jane Clothing

Sunday, December 11th, 2016

Matilda Jane Trunk Shows Joanna Gaines Savannah Bluffton Beaufort Hilton Head

Matilda Jane has teamed up with the talented Joanna Gaines from HGTV’s Fixer Upper to bring you a beautiful collection filled with special designs. Joanna Gaines shares the Matilda Jane passion for keeping little girls little and sharing that passion with you.

Robyn Shirley, who has been an independent Matilda Jane Trunk Keeper in South Carolina since 2008, is now booking Matilda Jane clothing with Joanna Gaines trunk shows in the Savannah & Lowcountry area including Bluffton, Hilton Head Is., Okatie, Beaufort, Savannah, Wilmington Island, Pooler & more.

To book a show in your area, email Robyn: robynS@matildajaneclothing.com

Robyn Shirley, Matilda Jane Team Leader and Trunk Keeper #124, Bluffton, SC, email RobynS@matildajaneclothing.com. Robyn Shirley is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Get behind the scenes tour of UGA Marine Aquarium, Savannah, Dec. 21

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Skidaway Island Aquarium kids programs Savannah Junior Aquarist at the UGA Aquarium on Skidaway Island

Register now for UGA Marine Extension Aquarium Junior Aquarist program on Dec. 21 & get a behind-the-scenes tour of the UGA Aquarium on Skidaway Island in Savannah.

Junior Aquarist
UGA MARINE EDUCATION CENTER AND AQUARIUM, 30 OCEAN SCIENCE CIRCLE, SAVANNAH, GA
Have you ever wondered what goes on behind-the-scenes at the aquarium? Now is your chance to experience a day in the life of an aquarist! The UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium invites children ages 10-15 to spend the morning learning how to care for aquarium animals alongside aquarium staff.
Date: Dec. 21, 9AM-Noon
Cost: $22

For more information, contact Kayla Clark, kayla270@uga.edu or (912) 598-3345.

Savannah Holidays 2016: St. James School Christmas Carnival, Savannah, Dec. 10

Friday, December 9th, 2016

St. James Christmas Carnival 2016 Savannah schools Save the date for St. James Catholic School Christmas Carnival 2016 on Sat. Dec. 10, which is open to the public.

Bring the kids to enjoy a zipline, Santa, bounce house, twin spin, dixie cartwell, rock wall, jousting, inflatables, petting zoo, a new photo booth, jousting @ St. James Catholic School, 8412 Whitefield Ave, Savannah, 31406

Sat. Dec. 10
11AM – 3PM

Fun for the entire family.

Order pre-purchased all-inclusive bracelets & tickets by Fri. Dec. 2 for reduced pricing.

Pre-purchased reduced prices all-inclusive wristbands: $23/each; tickets: $8/$10

Questions? Please contact: Alyssa Harvey via email at lyssas18@msn.com or Alison Doan via email @ alison.doan@gmail.com
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More About St. James Catholic School

For more information on this Pre-K through 8th grade school or St. James Early Learning Center for ages 1-3 , visit www.sjcs-savannahga.org, call (912) 355-3132, email christinawi@sjcs-savannahga.org

St. James Catholic School, 8412 Whitefield Ave, Savannah, 31406, email christinawi@sjcs-savannahga.org, (912) 355-3132,  www.sjcs-savannahga.org On Facebook here.  St. James Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Savannah Holidays 2016 Family Fun Guide

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Holiday Christmas children's kids events family Savannah 2016Savannah Holiday Family Fun 2016

Visit our Savannah Holiday Family Fun Guide here to find out details about the Savannah SkateFest 2016 indoor ice-skating schedule; Free Saturday Holiday Family Movies@ Trustees Theater; Annual Reindeer RunDecember Nights, Holiday Lights @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens in Savannah & lots more including Savannah’s Best Home Holiday Lights Displays.

Details here. 

Sensory Soft Sunday for children with special needs, Savannah

Friday, December 9th, 2016

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Savannah Children’s Museum will host Sensory Soft Sundays this Sunday Dec. 11 9-11AM. This is a unique offering for families with children who have special needs.

Savannah Children’s Museum will showcase many seasonal crafts and activities, including ornament making, a celebration of multi-cultural traditions with “Holidays from around the World” and designing holiday cards for local child-patients with Savannah Children’s Museum’s “Carts with HeART” program. You don’t want to miss this fun-filled morning.

Sensory Soft Sunday at Savannah Children’s Museum is a monthly event for children with sensory sensitivities. The museum opens their doors two hours early so children and families with special needs can explore and enjoy the exhibits.

The number of attendees is limited, so secure your spot today by contacting jpaterson@chsgeorgia.org.

Tickets are $7.50 per person over the age of 18 months and free for CHS members!

What: Sensory Soft Sunday

When: Sunday, December 11, 2016, 9 am to 11 am

Where: Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd, Savannah, GA 31401

Cost: $7.50 for all guests 18 months and older (FREE for CHS members!)

Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, GA 31401, www.savannahchildrensmuseum.org, 912.651.6823 Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser