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(Savannah Halloween 2019) Trick or Treat on River Street

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Trick or Treat on River Street Savannah 2019 Halloween

Trick or Treat on River Street

Trick or Treat your way down River Street on Saturday, October 26 2019, 2-5PM.

Get your best halloween costume on and come join in trick or treating with some River Street merchants.

Sat. Oct. 26, 2019
2-5PM
Savannah Waterfront
322 E Factors Walk,
Savannah, Georgia 31401

Horizons Savannah Hosts its 7th Annual Grab a Bag for Kids Luncheon & Purse Auction

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Horizons Savannah Grab Bag for Kids 2019

Horizons Savannah’s seventh annual charity luncheon and purse auction, Grab a Bag for Kids, will take place at 11AM Fri. Oct. 25 2019, at The Plantation Club at The Landings.

The auction will include gently-used, vintage and new designer handbags, bags from local designers, and special new silent auction packages that include trips, tickets to events and other local and regional items. Pop-up shops from vendors Kendra Scott, J. Parker Ltd. and Charleston Shoe Company will also be at the event, with a portion of all sales donated back to Horizons.

The silent auction will begin at 11AM with lunch and a live auction to follow at noon. Guest speaker Lorna Smith, Horizons National CEO, will share more about Horizons’ national effort to close the opportunity gap for low-income students. Tickets are $40 apiece or $350 to reserve a table of ten.

“This annual event is a wonderful opportunity for guests and supporters to shop for unique items, enjoy the good company of friends and learn more about our work—all while giving back in a big way,” said Christy Edwards, Horizons Savannah executive director, “This is a great way to get together with friends over lunch and be a part of something positive in our community.”

Grab a Bag for Kids offers sponsorship opportunities for businesses as well. The levels include $250, $500, $1,000 and $2,000. Horizons is still accepting donations of new and lightly used designer handbags, as well as gift cards or other experiences for the silent auction.

For more information on the Grab a Bag for Kids charity luncheon and purse auction, or to learn more about sponsorships and donations, visit www.horizonssavannah.org or call 912-961-8854.

ABOUT HORIZONS SAVANNAH

Recognized as one of America’s best summer learning programs, Horizons Savannah at Savannah Country Day School, Savannah Christian Preparatory School, Bethesda Academy and St. Andrew’s School welcomes over 250 low-income students each summer to a six-week summer enrichment program that helps prevent “summer slide”: the loss-of-learning that occurs during the summer.

By providing a safe and nurturing environment, recreational and cultural activities, nutritious meals and snacks, caring professional teachers and creative, challenging instruction, we unlock a student’s potential to achieve. During the program, students gain an average of two months’ growth in reading and three months’ growth in math. For more information, please contact Horizons Savannah Executive Director Christy Edwards at 912-961-8854 or info@horizonssavannah.org .

5 Key Health Tips for Women from SouthCoast Health, Savannah

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Women's health physicians SouthCoast Savannah Chatham County ob/gyn

SouthCoast Health medical experts share Five Key Health Tips for Women on National Women’s Health and Fitness Day here.

As women, we need to focus on our physical health, particularly as we reach our 40’s and 50’s. Often, at that time in many our lives, we are so focused on the health of those around us. But in addition to managing the health of our kids and partner, it’s important for us to remember to take care of ourselves as well.

Check out the five key health tips for women here. 

About SouthCoast Health

Whether you are looking for a primary care doctor or a pediatrician, or another medical specialist, SouthCoast Health has you covered with its wide range of world-class healthcare services, available throughout the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry. SouthCoast Health has 120 physicians and medical professionals in 18 locations in Savannah, Richmond Hill, Pooler, Rincon, Baxley, Bluffton, Hilton Head, and Hinesville.

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(Savannah preschools, daycare) Open House @ Soaring Stars Academy

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Open House Soaring Stars Academy Savannah daycare preschool childcare Chatham County

Looking for a smaller daycare setting in Savannah? Come see Soaring Stars Academy, a Christian Preparatory daycare, at an open house Sat. Oct. 12 2019, 1-6PM.

Free registration: If you register your child during Open House on Oct. 12, your SSA registration will be free. 

SSA provides breakfast, lunch and nutritional snacks throughout the day along with daily learning activities and a backyard playground-haven that any child would enjoy.

Now enrolling students ranging from 1 to 5 years old. Fee is $125 a week with a non-refundable registration fee of $50. Contact Mrs. Wells at 912-604-2065 to setup your initial childcare walk-through and consultation.

Soaring Stars Academy
Mrs. Wells
912-604-2065
Hours of operation:
(Monday-Friday)
7:30AM-6PM

Location:
In the heart of the Eastside Revitalization
1004 East 39th St.
Savannah, GA 31405

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Academic Coaching @ Savannah Educational Consultants

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Academic Coaching Savannah educational consultants tutoring

Savannah Educational Consultants

How is academic coaching different than tutoring?

Academic Coaches focus attention on empowering students by helping them understand how they learn, who they are, what their values are, and how they can step into leadership in school, and in life. Coaches with specialties in Specific Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders work to maximize strengths and compensate for weaknesses that affect school, work and home lives.

If you are interested in services or want more information, please call 912-238-9552.

Savannah Educational Consultants
130 Tibet Ave., Suite 103
Savannah, GA 31406

Find on Facebook here.

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Savannah Piano, Violin, Guitar, Ukulele lessons for ages 6 & older

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

Kindermusik Savannah 2019

Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys has limited spaces available for private lessons on various instruments! Email info@88keyspiano.com or text 912-713-7899 to get your child started!

Giveaway

Kindermusik Savannah  is giving away a month of free classes and materials in October, and YOUR 0-7 could be the winner! Deadline to enter is Sept. 28 2019, and winner will be chosen on the 29th! Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com to enter!

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

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

(Savannah therapists, counselors) Water’s Edge Counseling for anxiety treatment

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

anxiety therapy counseling Savannah Water's Edge Counseling

Do you find yourself feeling anxious, worried, or overwhelmed about the future?

When does anxiety become a problem? How is anxiety best treated?

Click here to read the answers to these questions and more about anxiety in the first blog in the Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah “All About Anxiety” series.”

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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(Savannah Fall Festivals) Fall Family Fun Guide 2019

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Savannah Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides, Corn Mazes 2016

Savannah Fall Fun Guide 2019

Pumpkin-spice latte-fueled Fall Fun in Savannah & the Lowcountry.

Here are 50 things to do this fall – festivals, pumpkin patches, hayrides, corn mazes, Halloween fun, seafood fests, county fairs, pig races, free kids’ happenings & more.

See the Savannah-area 2019 Fall Fun list here. 

Enjoy!

Free Family Fun Night @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum Tanger Outlet Mall, Bluffton

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Free Family Nights Sandbox Children's Museum Tanger Bluffton

Family Fun Night this 6-8PM Sat. Oct. 19 2019 @  The Sandbox Children’s Museum at Tanger 2  in Bluffton is open to ALL families

Held from 6-8PM on the third Saturday of each month (unless otherwise noted). Designed to bring families together, for a cost free evening of fun activities. Come enjoy face painting, a special Makerspace and S.T.E.A.M. activity in our program room as well.

2019 Schedule

October 19
November 16
December 21

The Sandbox at Tanger 2
Tanger Outlets Hilton Head
1414 Fording Island Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910

Learn more here. 

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Weekend Kids’ Events in Savannah

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Event Calendar

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

Savannah private schools: Open House @ Veritas Academy

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Veritas Academy Savannah schools open houses Fall 2019 Chatham County private

The mission of Veritas Academy in Savannah is to assist parents in the education of their children by cultivating truth, goodness, and beauty in students through a distinctly Christ-centered, classical, and covenantal education.

No other school in Savannah offers this distinctive combination of substantive academics, genuine Christ-centered culture, and a format that tangibly engages the family.

Interested? Come find out how Veritas Academy’s classical, Christian, and covenantal education model is right for your children.

During this open house you will get a chance to:
-Tour the campus
-Sit in and experience the classroom atmosphere
-Have a Q & A session with the Headmaster
-Receive curriculum & admissions information
-Speak with other Veritas parents

Fri. Nov. 15, 2019
9-11AM
25 W Oglethorpe Ln
Savannah, GA 31401-3971

Learn more here. 

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Savannah Private Schools: Fall 2019 Open Houses for Prospective Families

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Savannah private schools open houses Admissions season has begun! Come visit Savannah’s schools @ these open houses to get to know the schools yourself.

Upcoming Savannah private school Fall 2019 open houses for prospective families include:

(Savannah) Open House @ Benedictine Military School, 2PM Sun. Nov. 3 2019. All eighth-grade students & parents are encouraged to attend. Benedictine also invites fifth- through seventh-grade students. Details here. 

(Savannah) Welcome Wednesday open house @ Savannah Christian Preparatory School, 9:30AM Wed. Nov. 6 2019.  Savannah Christian Preparatory School (SCPS) is an independent, non-denominational PK-12 college prep Christian school. Details here.

(Savannah) Open House @ St. Andrew’s School, 9:30AM Thurs. Nov. 7 2019. St. Andrew’s is a college preparatory school for Pre-K3 – Grade 12 on Wilmington Is. Details here.

(Savannah) PreK-K Open House @ St. James Catholic School, 9:30AM Tues. Nov. 12 2019. Bring your kids to this scavenger hunt open house to learn more about this Pre-K to 8th grade school. Details here. 

(Savannah) Open House @ St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School on Wilmington Is., 5-7PM Thurs. Nov. 14 2019.  This is an open house for  the entire school preK3 – 8th grade.  St. Peter’s offers full day faith-based instruction for students from three years old through 8th grade. Details here. 

(Savannah) PreK-K Open House @ Blessed Sacrament School, 9-10:30AM Thurs. Nov. 14 2019. Come see what this Catholic preK-8th grade school is all about. Bring your kids. Details here. 

(Savannah) Early Childhood Education Open House @ The Habersham School, 9AM Fri. Nov. 15 2019. The Habersham School is a PK3-12th grade private school. Details here.

(Savannah) Open House for PreK-2nd grade @ Veritas Academy, 9-11AM Fri. Nov. 15 2019. Veritas Academy is a PreK-12th grade private school. Details here. 

(Savannah) Open House @ Savannah Country Day School, 1:30PM Sun. Nov. 17 2019.  The program begins in the Morrison Pangaea Garden. Details here. 

(Savannah) Open House @ Calvary Day School, 2-4PM Sun. Nov. 17 2019. Calvary is a private, faith-based Savannah school for students in Pre-K through 12th grade. Details here. 

Ongoing schools tours

(Savannah) Schedule a tour of The Early Learning Academy, an exciting new preschool for ages 18-60 months on Savannah’s Southside.  Details here. 

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Savannah-Chatham Public School Open Houses start in January 2019. We’ll post the schedule when available. 

(Savannah Fall Festivals 2019) Frogwarts Harry-Potter inspired-event, Oct. 13

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Frogwarts 2019 Savannah Children's Museum

Save the date: Frogwarts annual Harry-Potter inspired event hosted by Coastal Heritage Society in Savannah will be Sun. Oct. 13, 2019 11AM-3PM. Register online for tickets to Frogwarts here. 

Frogwarts: A Magical Adventure! @ Savannah Children’s Museum & Georgia State Railroad Museum includes the following classes and activities:

~Sorting Hat – Which Frogwarts House do you belong to?
~Wand Making – The wand chooses the wizard…
~Potions – Use real science to create magic
~Astronomy – Study the stars, planets and galaxies
~Defense Against the Dark Arts – Create glow-in-the-dark fun
~Care of Magical Creatures – Become a Magizoologist!
~Herbology – Explore what’s growing in Frogwarts Mobile Garden
~Fortune Telling – What does your future hold?
~Quidditch – May the best wizard win!

Attendees can also take a ride on Georgia State Railroad Museum’s steam locomotive, the Frogwarts Express, or visit Gringotts Wizarding Bank.

Friends from NASA Solar System Ambassadors, Georgia Reptile Society, Snapology, Savannah Stage Company, Leopold’s Ice Cream, Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More and The Lowcountry Turners will conjure up fun activities for the whole family!

Kids are welcome to come dressed in any Halloween or Harry Potter-themed costume.

Cost: $12 for all participants, ages eighteen months and up. Pre-registration is required online here. 

Coastal Heritage Society members receive access to early registration, an express check-in line and priority boarding for the Frogwarts Express train ride. Get info on how to become a member here. 

This event is sponsored by Port City Logistics.

Register online for tickets to Frogwarts here. 

Savannah Children’s Museum & Georgia State Railroad Museum, 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, 31401 Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

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 FOR MORE FALL FESTIVALS 2019, VISIT THE SOUTHERNMAMAS.COM FALL FUN GUIDE 2019 HERE. 

 

Homeschool Meetup Wednesdays @ Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe, Savannah

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Homeschool Meetup Henny Penny Art Cafe Scribble Savannah homeschoolers

Henny Penny Art Space & Cafe in Savannah provides an environment for adults and kids to relax, create, and connect!

Paint on the table? Not a problem here! The perfect place for parents, grandparents, nannies, babysitters, aunts and uncles, or, friends to get creative!

Drop-in kids’ creative programs are offered every single day @ Henny Penny.

These family-friendly programs @ Henny Penny include:

Homeschool Meet-Up Wednesdays for all ages, Noon-5PM Wednesdays. Cost: $5. Special rate for Savannah’s wonderful homeschool community.

Find more Scribble Art Studio at Henny Penny kids’ activities & programs here. 

Henny Penny Cafe, 1514 Bull St., Savannah Henny Penny is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Gymnastics & Tumbling After-School Classes @ Summit Gymnastics, Savannah

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Summit Gymnastics Savannah 2019 mommy me tumbling

For more than 10 years,  Summit Gymnastics in Savannah has produced top-quality gymnasts by providing a safe & productive work environment that enhances physical and mental well-being.

Fall 2019 Gymnastics & Tumbling classes include Mommy & Me classes & more. 

Call & schedule your child’s FREE TRIAL CLASS: 912-921-1034 or email summit.frontdesk@yahoo.com

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Class Pricing for Recreational Gymnastics, Tumbling

Class Pricing– $86/per month
Yearly Registration Fee: $50/per child, $80/per family
Call at 912-921-1034 or email summit.frontdesk@yahoo.com to enroll. You can also enroll for a FREE TRIAL  online via Summit’s Parent Portal tab on their home page here. 

ASK ABOUT MILITARY, MULTI-CLASS AND SIBLING DISCOUNTS

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Summit Gymnastics, 74 W Montgomery Crossroads, Savannah, 31406, (912) 921-1034, On Facebook here.Summit Gymnastics is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Get back on the right track with Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Tutoring Savannah Test Prep School help Sylvan

Progress Reports and Report Cards don’t have to mean stress for your family. Get started with Sylvan Learning of Savannah today to make sure this is the last report card that you have to worry about.

· Sylvan’s four-step Sylvan Insight process, where Sylvan teachers take the time to really get to know your child and develop a plan for success

· Sylvan’s proven tutoring approach that blends amazing teachers with SylvanSync technology on the iPad for a truly engaging learning experience

· Programs to fit your family’s busy schedule – and budget

Act now to take control of this school year. Call Sylvan Learning of Savannah today, the schedule is filling up quickly!

Sylvan Learning of Savannah. On Facebook here, Tel: 912-355-2267, 340 Eisenhower Dr, Ste 100, Savannah 31406 Sylvan Learning of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser