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Bug Fest 2017 @ Savannah Children’s Museum, May 27

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

savannah bugfest 2017 Savannah Children’s Museum  invites you to attend Bug Fest 2017, the annual family-friendly celebration buzzing with bug crafts, activities, and workshops on Saturday, May 27th from 10AM to 4PM at Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd. Savannah, GA 31401.

This year, discover the importance of bees and other natural pollinators with the Coastal Empire Beekeeper’s Association, learn about insectivores with Oatland Island Wildlife Center, enter our Insectarium with Armstrong State University’s Entomology class, meet some friendly reptiles from Georgia Reptile Society, try Bug Yoga for kids led by Yogi Palz, and become a member of the Eat-A-Bug club with “Tails of the Lowcountry.”

Savannah Children’s Museum educators will also deliver programs and activities related to bugs and many other crawly creatures throughout the event. The Naked Dog food truck will be on Sugar Beet Bluff, just outside of Savannah Children’s Museum’s entrance with delicious hot dogs, snacks, and Italian Ice for purchase.

Admission to Bug Fest is included in the cost of regular admission to Savannah Children’s Museum, $7.50 for all guests 18 months and older. This event is FREE for Coastal Heritage Society members.

WHAT: Bug Fest 2017
WHEN: Saturday, May 27th from 10am to 4pm
WHERE: Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, GA 31401
COST: $7.50 for all guests 18 months and older

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FREE Kindermusik Savannah classes on Mon. May 29

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Mommy and Me Kindermusik Savannah Join Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano on Monday, May 29 for FREE KINDERMUSIK CLASSES!

Two classes this day only will be offered at no cost – with a surprise theme and donut holes after class.

Join us with your 0-7 year old for instruments, music, singing, movement, stories and more!

Pre-registration is REQUIRED, as spaces are limited.

Classes will be offered at 10AM and 11AM.

To register and save a space for your child, email info@kindermusikwith88keys.com.

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June Musical Playdates for ages 0-7

JOIN Kindermusik Savannah in June for monthly musical playdates – “Sand & Seashells: Oceans of Music!”

Sat 6/17 @ 10am
Wed 6/21 @ 10am
Sat 6/24 @ 10am

Spaces are limited. Enroll online today!

Kindermusik…music now, skills for life. 912.988.KEYS. kindermusikwith88keys.com

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Savannah Summer Camps Guide 2017

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Savannah Hilton Head Summer Camps 2015

Visit our Savannah-Lowcountry Area Summer Camps 2017 directory here to help you find the type of camps you and your children are looking for this summer.

The guide includes a variety of camps – arts, dance, languages, sports, STEM, enrichment – as well as camps for all ages including pre-school.

If you want to advertise a summer camp in the guide, please email anne@southernmamas.com.

Click here to start planning a fun Summer 2017.

Savannah Summer Camps 2017: All Sports Camp for ages 6-12 @ Armstrong State University

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Savannah Summer Camps All Sports Camp Armstrong Savannah 2017

The Recreation and Wellness Department at Armstrong State University in Savannah hosts this fun and active 2017 Summer Camp for ages 6-12.

Kids will participate in a variety of activities to include; basketball, flag football, kickball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, tag games, and nutritional and environmental presentations all on the beautiful Armstrong campus.

Dates: June 26-30 & July 24-28, 2017
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $200 and $250 for “Extended Care”

Register online here. 

General Camp Information
– A mid-morning snack will be provided (children with special diets need to provide their own snack)
– Children bring their own lunches
– Campers should wear clothing that allows them to participate in a variety of activities (i.e. tennis shoes, shorts, and T-shirt)

Camp Hours: 8:30AM to 3:30PM
– Camper drop-off time will be 8:15 to 8:30AM
– Camper pick-up time will be 3:30PM

*For “Extended Care” camp will run till 5PM

Camp Counselors
– Counselors are current ASU students with a desire to work with youth
– All counselors have gone through a basic background check which includes the national sex offender registry
– Counselors are basic first aid and CPR certified

Register online here. 

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Savannah Summer Camps 2017: ImprovHub improv camps & classes

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

improv drama camp Savannah summer 2017

ImprovHub in Savannah offers improv summer camps for all ages.

The art of improvisation teaches communication skills, team work building and creativity.

Sign your child up for an improv summer camp where students learn the classic principles of improv as well as the newest advancements in improv development.

Questions? Contact ImprovHub via email at info@improvhub.com or call (912) 659-4383

ImprovHub
42 W. Montgomery Cross Road
Warehouse F
Savannah, GA 31406

Stay connected by liking ImprovHub on Facebook here. 

ImprovHub, 42 W. Montgomery Cross Road, Warehouse F, Savannah 31406, www.improvhub.com ImprovHub is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Autism Resources for Parents in Savannah

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Autism resources in Savannah Matthew Reardon Center Parents

Learn about the types of resources that are available for children with autism in the Savannah area at a meet and greet.

Grab a cup of coffee, share stories, and see what resources are out there! Local advocates from the Matthew Reardon Center for Autism and Behavior Analysts from the May Institute will be there to answer your questions! Free & open to the public.

Saturday 6/10/17 @ 9:30 AM
Foundery Coffee Pub
1313 Habersham St.
Please RSVP by contacting: Margaret Nutz via email at mnutz143@gmail.com

Learn more about the Matthew Reardon Center for Autism in Savannah here. 

Savannah Summer Camps 2017: Video Game Design, Robotics @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Sylvan coding STEAM STEM summer camps math Savannah

Make Summer 2017 the Summer of STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Math) with Sylvan Learning of Savannah Summer Camps.

Sylvan Learning of Savannah offers the following Summer Camps 2017:

Video Game Design I & II
Robotics I & II
SAT/ACT Prep
Writing & Study Skills
Personalized Math & Reading

Four-week camp begins May 22 2017 and runs through the last week of July 2017. To register, call 912. 355.2267.

Sylvan Learning of Savannah
340 Eisenhower Dr, Ste 100
Savannah, Georgia 31406

Learn more here. 

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About Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah 

Sylvan Learning of Savannah helps prepare younger students for the critical SRI, MAP & GMAS standardized testing. For older students, Sylvan offers personalized programs to help conquer the ACT or SAT.

MENTION YOU READ ABOUT SYLVAN ON SOUTHERNMAMAS TO RECEIVE A FREE ASSESSMENT. 

Call 912-355-2267 or email dinopapa@sylvan3007.com

Let Sylvan Learning of Savannah help you chart your child’s course for success!

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Toddler & Parent Savannah activities: Musical Playdates with Kindermusik Savannah

Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Kindermusik Savannah Mommy & Me Toddler events

Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano still has spaces in this week’s monthly musical playdates: “Around the World”. Join Kindermusik Savannah with your 0-7 year old for instruments, singing, movement, stories & more!

Each participant receives an instrument to take home, ten Kindermusik songs & a $10 coupon to use for weekly classes.

Cost: $15- siblings pay only $5. Play dates to be held Wednesday 5/17 & Saturday 5/20 at 10AM. Enroll online today at kindermusikwith88keys.com. Spaces are limited.

FREE SCHOLARSHIP

Also, Kindermusik is offering a free month scholarship in June for one child age 0-7 with special needs. Winner will receive June classes & home materials at no cost. For more info or to enroll your child, visit kindermusikwith88keys.com. Deadline: May 30.

Kindermusik…music now, skills for life.

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

Savannah Children’s Birthday Party Spots: Starlight Pottery (paint your own pottery studio)

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

starlight pottery birthday options children's BD party Savannah Starlight Pottery in Savannah is a fun & affordable spot for easy, creative children’s birthday parties.

Cost: $25 to reserve the space. Then have your guests choose from shelves according to your budget. Options to paint include $10 & under; $11-$16; $17-$20.

Starlight Pottery
7070 Hodgson Memorial Drive
Savannah, GA
912.303.9599
email: Contactus@starlightpottery.com

Hours
Sunday & Monday: Closed
Tuesday & Thursday: 1-6PM
Wednesday: 9AM-3PM
Friday: 3-8PM
Saturday: 11AM-8PM

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Kids to Parks Day & Toddler Time @ Skidaway Is. State Park, Savannah

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Skidaway Is. State Park free kids to Park Day 2017 Skidaway Island State Park in Savannah invites you to Kids to Parks Day this Sat. May 20, 2-4PM.

Come out and enjoy fresh air and games with Skidaway’s dynamic park rangers. Enjoy Skidaway’s outdoor gym while the kids have a blast at one of three playgrounds.

Cost: $5 parking

Other upcoming May events include:

Thurs. May 18: 10-11AM Toddler Time: Bring your 2-4 year old to enjoy stories, games & learning designed just for them. Each week there will be a different nature based theme. 2PM – Nature Craft: Meet & greet fellow park visitors as you make crafts from everyday objects & natural materials.

Skidaway Island State Park
52 Diamond Causeway
Savannah, GA 31411

May golf lessons specials @ The Club at Savannah Harbor, Savannah

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Golf Specials Savannah Club Savannah HarborThe Club at Savannah Harbor on Hutchinson Island next to the Westin is offering golf specials during May 2017 as May is Get Ready for Golf Month.

May 2017 Specials include:

  • Free 10-minute lessons and/or family clinics.
  • At 4PM Thursdays in May, $39 includes use of Callaway Rental Clubs, Callaway golf clubs, 1-hour intro into golf clinic, 3 holes of golf.

The Club at Savannah Harbor, Hutchinson Is., 2 Resort Drive, Savannah, 31421, 912.201.2240, email Golf.savannah@westin.com, On Facebook here,www.theclubatsavannahharbor.com  The Club at Savannah Harbor is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

St. Andrew’s School in Savannah named one of the top challenging U.S. high schools

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Private schools in Savannah

St. Andrew’s School  recently received recognition as one of the most challenging high schools in the nation.

The Washington Post’s Jay Mathews has been ranking the most challenging schools in the country for 30 years. This marks the sixth year in a row for the Savannah private school to receive the honor.

St. Andrew’s is the only private school in Savannah to be recognized on the most challenging list and ranked #5 in Georgia.

Savannah Arts Academy  – a public Savannah high school – was also on the most challenging list and ranked #10 in Georgia.

View the Post’s complete most challenging list here.

“St. Andrew’s is honored to be recognized through the ranking again this year. This ranking reflects the mission of our school to help each student pursue challenging opportunities and reach their fullest potential. We are proud that our students choose to challenge themselves academically through our International Baccalaureate program,” said Tom Forti, Head of the Upper School.

About St. Andrew’s School 

St. Andrew’s is an independent International Baccalaureate World School on Wilmington Island in Savannah. For more information on the Pre-K 3 through Grade Twelve school, visit www.saslions.com or call 912.897.4941.

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Road, Savannah, 31410, www.saintschool.com  St. Andrew’s School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah Summer Camps 2017: Coastal Empire STEAM Challege @ Maven Makers

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

STEAM summer camp Maven Makers Savannah 2017

There’s still time to register for The Coastal Empire STEAM Challenge Maven Makers in Savannah, a makerspace that supplies tools, training, and workshops in a variety of industrial and artisan fields for a monthly rate.

This fast paced and exciting camp is for experienced makers to push their skills to the next level.

After learning the design process students will work in teams to solve a real problem facing the world today. Students will use tools throughout the shop to build their prototypes and compete for prizes

This class is for 10th-12th graders. Learn more here. 

Maven Makers offers a variety of summer camps for all ages & levels. See all the Maven Makers camps here. 

The Maven Makers shop, 415 West Boundary St. Savannah, 31401, email events@mavenmakers.com Maven Makers is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Toddler Play Doh Play Dates, Story Times & Petite Picassos @ Henny Penny, Savannah

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

 

Henny Penny Cafe Savannah Scribble Rainy Day

Henny Penny Art Space & Café in Savannah now has these fun & creative regular weekly programs for children  toddlers and older.

 

* Open Studio, M-F 10AM-4PM, Saturdays 10AM-5PM. All ages. Cost: $5. Different themes each week. See calendar illustration above for themes.

* Toddler Time Play Doh Play Dates, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10AM-4PM. All ages. $5. Cookie cutters, rolling pins, Henny Penny has everything needed to make wonderful play doh creations in their mini kitchen.

* Story Time Art with Ms. Jami, Mondays 10:30AM-12:30PM, $5. Ms Jami will read a story, then kids create a work of art inspired by the story. All ages.

* Petite Picassos, Fridays, 10AM-4PM. All ages. $5. Kids paint at petite sized easels while you can sit back & relax with a coffee. Henny Penny provides your budding artist with everything needed to make their own masterpiece.

* Calling All Animal Lovers: Paint an Animal Canvas, Saturdays 9AM-5PM, $5 (kids will get an animal canvas to paint). All ages

* Art Kits for Anytime, suggested ages on the kits, cost $5, $15, $20.

Henny Penny is located at 1514 Bull St. Savannah.

Nestled just blocks from Forsyth Park, Henny Penny Art Space and Cafe also provides custom-designed arts and crafts kits for all ages, workshops, classes, and is available for booking birthday parties.

Foxy Loxy Cafe & Scribble Art Studio opened Henny Penny earlier this year.

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You’re invited to Enchanted Forest Princess Adventure, Hutchinson Is., Savannah.

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

princess adventure 5K Savannah Races

The princess adventure will soon begin at the Mother-Daughter 5K and the all-new Enchanted Forest Princess Adventure on Hutchinson Island in Savannah.

Will you help Enchant My Party princesses find the missing Tiara?

Join 10 of Enchant My Party princesses on a journey on Sat. May 13.

Magical seals and scepters, a maze, a tea party and, of course, a tiara at the end of the quest. There are a few spots left.

Because not every child is into running as much as the mom, check out this kids program created to give mothers and daughters another reason to spend time together. Check out the story line and the details on this great adventure. You can walk through the forest after you run or instead of running.

Cost

$30 late registration until May 11
$35 packet pickup & event day price
Registration includes shirt, finisher medal for the first 600 and free photo downloads

Mother Daughter 5k: Sat. May 13, 9AM Start
Princess Adventure: Sat. May 13, 9:30AM-10:30AM Groups Leaving Every 5 mins

Learn more here. 

Location: Hutchinson Is., Parking at the Pit and Paddock area, event start in the park.
Address: Grand Prize of America Avenue.

Like” Enchant My Party on Facebook here.

About Enchant My Party

Enchant My Party provides character entertainment for birthday parties, fundraisers, grand openings and more. Every party is unique and it is our mission to provide exceptional service and bring quality entertainment to your child’s party. All of our cast members have strong musical theater backgrounds and love working with children.

Enchant My Party, www.enchantmyparty.com, Savannah, Ga.  912.713.1253, email renee@enchantmyparty.comEnchant My Party is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

New Do-Re-We Music & Movement for infants in Savannah

Monday, May 8th, 2017

parent and me infant music classes Savannah Do Re WeDo-Re-We early childhood music education infant class in Savannah is so popular, they’ve added another

You can join the a new class for infants (ages 0-12 months) at any time. Classes are pro-rated, so you only pay for the classes you are taking. The new infant class is 11:45AM-12:15PM on Thursdays.

Do-Re-We music & movement sessions incorporate the philosophy  Zoltan Kodály with early childhood learning theory and methodology.

Each week, you and your child will spend 30 minutes engaging in songs, bounces, games, and music-making classes tailored to her development level. While you giggle, dance, and sing, your baby will be developing early skills vital to healthy brain development.

Your instructor, Rebecca Flaherty, is a classically-trained musician with a master’s degree in voice performance, and Kodály I certification.

Register online at www.dorewe.com.

Do-Re-We classes include….
Spring 2017 Schedule
Thursdays until June 29 (no classes June 15)
9:30 – 10AM Toddlers (13-24 months)
10:15 – 10:45AM Infants (0-12 months)
​11- 11:30AM 2-3 Years (THIS CLASS IS FULL)
11:45AM-12:15PM Infants (0-12 months)

Location:
White Bluff Presbyterian Church
10710 White Bluff Road
Savannah, GA
The 10-week session of classes costs $100. Class are pro-rated so if you join after the session has started, you only pay for the classes that you take.

Registration is open online at www.dorewe.com.

Questions? Call or text 912.398.7800.

Stay connected and see photos of Do Re We classes on Facebook here. 

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