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Savannah Holidays 2019: Free Gingerbread Village @ Westin Savannah, Nov. 24-Dec. 29

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Gingerbread village display Savannah Westin Christmas Holidays 2019 Bring your kids to the annual Gingerbread Village at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa.

The Gingerbread Village 2019 will be on display in the Westin Savannah lobby from Nov. 24 though Christmas and possibly until Jan. 1 2020.

Make the trip to see the Gingerbread Village (Nov. 24-Dec. 29) even more special by catching the free ferry from River Street to the Westin. Ferry schedule here.

Free and open to the public. (Please schedule large group visits in advance.) Email
​ Gingerbread@savannahharborfoundation.com  or  call 912-604-6852.

Location

Westin Savannah on Hutchinson Is.
1 Resort Drive
Savannah, GA 31421

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(Savannah Holidays 2019) Pooler Christmas Tree Lighting

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Pooler Christmas Tree lighting Savannah holidays
You are invited to Pooler Christmas Tree Lighting this Sun. Nov. 24 5:30-7:30PM @ Pooler Memorial Park in Pooler.

S’mores, Santa, Live Music and plenty of fun for the whole family. Pooler Memorial Park is located at the corner of US Highway 80 East and Pooler Parkway (across the street from BiLo). Sponsored by the City of Pooler.

SouthCoast Health physician: 4 Ways to Get Active With the Family This Holiday Season

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

SouthCoast Health SouthCoast Health general practitioner Dr. Leland Dampier said holiday break is a good time to encourage active, healthy habits with your family.

Find tips here on how to get your family up and moving in Savannah.

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Things to do with toddlers in Savannah: Tiny Tots gym playtime @ Summit Gymnastics

Monday, November 18th, 2019

Tiny Tots Play Time Summit Gymnastics Toddlers

Tiny Tots Playtime @ Summit Gymnastics in Savannah is offered Tuesdays & Thursdays. It will be offered Tues. Nov. 26 2019 but not only Thanksgiving Tues. Nov. 28.

Tiny Tots is for children ages 5 & younger & their caregivers.

Kids can enjoy trampoline, foam in-ground pit, bars, balance beams & more.

Tiny Tots Playtime
9:30-11AM Tuesdays & Thursdays
Call ahead to confirm: 912.921.1034
$5 per child (Cash only)
For ages 5 & younger

Questions? Email summit.frontdesk@yahoo.com

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

College Counseling @ Savannah Educational Consultants

Monday, November 18th, 2019

Savannah Educational Consultants college tutoring SAT PSAT

Savannah Educational Consultants provides comprehensive College Counseling for students applying to undergraduate and graduate schools as well as all post secondary institutions.

Their program starts with students from the 9th grade-but can start at any high school grade level- getting them ready for the college search and application process.

Savannah Educational Consultants make sure students apply to colleges that are the right fit and help ensure that they stand out in their applications. They assist with: college search, helping plan college visits, preparing for interviews, planning standardized testing, editing essays and helping with applications.

If you are interested in services or want more information, please call Helese Sandler @ Savannah Educational Consultants at 912-238-9552.

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

Find on Facebook here.

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(Savannah therapists, counselors) Water’s Edge Counseling on link between physical & mental health

Monday, November 18th, 2019

Water's Edge Counseling Savannah

“Could physical health by tied to mental health?

How related are these two issues?

Hear what Water’s Edge Counseling expert, Whitney Owens, has to say about this topic here.

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

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Tryouts for All-Star Cheer for ages 5-14 @ Crowned Elite Athletics, Savannah

Monday, November 18th, 2019

cheer competitive Crowned Elite Athletics Savannah Chatham County

Here’s a chance for your child to experience all star cheer @ Crowned Elite Athletics in Savannah without the commitment of a full year term: the Prep program.

Prep program can be a learning experience for new athletes interested in all star cheer, as well as an excellent way to maintain skills between school competitive seasons. For ages 5-14, boys and girls, all skill levels.

Crowned Elite Athletics in Savannah will have two evaluation sessions: Nov. 19 & 24 2019. Athletes only need to attend one session.

If you are unable to attend either of these sessions and would like to schedule a private evaluation, please email info@crownedeliteathletics.com

Learn more here. 

ABOUT PREP PROGRAM

Practices will begin the first week of December 2019 and continue through April 2020. Prep season will close as we compete on May 2 2020 at the Prime Osborne Convention Center in Jacksonville. Crowned Elite Athletics’ prep athletes are considered all star athletes in this gym and must adhere to Crowned Elite’s standard handbook of policies and procedures.

Learn more here. 

Crowned Elite Athletics, (912) 308-5719, crownedeliteathletics.com, 202 Bourne Blvd, Suite 160 Savannah, GA 31408, Crowned Elite Athletics is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah schools: Open Houses @ St. Andrew’s School, Wilmington Is.

Sunday, November 17th, 2019

Come see St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island in action @ an open house.

St. Andrew’s School
Ages 3-Grade 12
Savannah, GA

Open House is the first Thursday of select months at 9:30AM.

Upcoming open houses @ St. Andrew’s:

9:30AM Thurs. Dec. 5 2019

9:30AM Thurs. Feb. 6. 2020

To make a reservation, complete the online inquiry form here, email hellew@saintschool.com, or call (912)897-4941.

Schedule a tour.

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About St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s is a college preparatory school for Pre-K3 through Grade 12 located on Wilmington Island, Savannah.

The independent school offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and has been recognized
for the past five years as an Apple Distinguished School. St. Andrew’s School was named best Savannah private school in Savannah Magazine in 2016.

For more information, visit saslions.com

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941 ext 452, www.saintschool.com , email hellew@saintschool.com On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Savannah kids’ activities: Kindermusik playdates for ages 0-7

Saturday, November 16th, 2019

Kindermusik Savannah toddlers kids Chatham County

Encourage your child to be thankful for their family.

What better way to do this than to share a musical playdate together? The November playdate theme at Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys is “THANKFUL FOR MY FAMILY” and it’s one you won’t want to miss.

Choose from two dates this week: Wednesday Nov. 20 2019 or Saturday Nov. 23 2019 at 10AM.

Your child will take home an instrument, 10 songs, and a $10 coupon for our weekly classes. Spaces are limited, so hurry and enroll now!

Register online @ www.kindermusikwith88keys.com/november-playdates/

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 family therapy

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Family Therapy Water's Edge Counseling

“Does your family feel like it’s falling apart? Are you looking for a way to strengthen your family and minimize conflict?

Family Therapy may be just the thing to help your family get back on track.

Therapists at Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah work with families to bring unity and order back into their households. Click here to find out more about Family Therapy and if it may benefit your family.

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

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FREE Savannah Birth and Baby Expo

Friday, November 15th, 2019


Savannah Birth and Baby will host the First Annual Birth and Baby Expo Sat., Nov. 23 2019 at River Drive Crossfit in Savannah.

This FREE Birth and Baby Expo aims to provide resources for pregnant families and new parents.

The Birth and Baby Expo will feature classes, raffle prizes, interactive displays, a lactation lounge, food trucks, and a mimosa bar. As part of the event, Savannah Birth and Baby hopes to bring awareness to many of the under utilized birth and baby professionals in the area. Classes will include babywearing, prenatal yoga, baby massage, infant and newborn sleep, labor comfort measures, birth planning, and cloth diapering. In addition to vendors and classes, the event will be raffling off $10,000 in prizes from local Savannah area business. Any proceeds from the event will be donated to PACK Savannah.

Savannah Birth and Baby is a collective of individuals in the Savannah area that are committed to bringing resources to pregnant women and young families.

FREE Matinee “Freebirds” @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Free Freebird movie Savannah Matinee Savannah Cultural Center

Start off Thanksgiving break with a free screening of Free Birds at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center.

Additional entertainment and activities will be provided by the Stardust Pixxies.

Early arrival is encouraged as seating is first-come-first-served.

Free showing of Freebirds
Tues. Nov. 26, 2019, Noon-3PM
Savannah Cultural Arts Center
201 Montgomery St.
Savannah, GA 31401

Spend the day @ the new Savannah Cultural Arts Center & register for the Table Top Turkey Workshop for all ages, 9:30-11:30AM on Tues. Nov. 26. Cost: $10. Details here. 

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(Savannah Holidays 2019) Holiday Boat Parade of Lights + Fireworks

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Savannah Holiday Boat Parade of Lights 2014

It’s a Christmas parade, Savannah style!

On Sat. Nov. 30, 2019, about 35 lighted vessels parade both sides of the waterfront. The Holiday Boat Parade of Lights 2019 starts at 7PM.

You can watch the parade along River Street, free of charge.

Or you can enjoy live music performances, a tree lighting ceremony & a fireworks extravaganza at The Westin. Cost: $10 admission per person for the Savannah Harbor Foundation. Online tickets available here.  There will also be a collection of toys and gift cards for Greenbriar Children’s Center

Schedule of Events @ the Westin  (subject to change)
5PM – Holiday Food & Beverage Stations Open
6PM – Choir Performance
​6:30PM – Bag Pipes
6:45PM – Oglethorpe’s Proclamation and Tree Lighting!
7PM – Cannon fires/Signals beginning of boat parade
Fireworks at the conclusion of the Parade! – Sponsored by Westin Savannah & Falcon Fireworks!

More information on the Savannah Harbor Foundation’s Boat Parade of Lights here.

 

Savannah private schools: Admissions Test @ Benedictine Military School

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Benedictine Military School test admissions 2019

If your son is interested in attending Benedictine Military School in Savannah then register him for Benedictine’s admission test held Sat. Dec. 7 2019, 8AM.

Founded in 1902, Benedictine Military School is an all-male, Catholic, college preparatory day school educating young men grades 9-12.

Freshman applicants must take the Admissions Test.  Learn more about Benedictine’s admissions process here.

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Benedictine Military School
6502 Seawright Drive
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 644-7000

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Free holiday kids activities & Santa photos at Santa’s Wonderland Bass Pro Shop, Savannah Mall

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Free Santa photos at Santa's Wonderland Bass Pro Shop Savannah Mall

Moving trains. Free activity tables. Free crafts and remote control trucks. And at certain hours, free photos with Santa – all at Santa’s Wonderland inside Bass Pro Shop @ Savannah Mall.

At Santa’s Wonderland inside Bass Pro Shops, families can:

Visit Santa and get a photo FOR FREE
Reserve a virtual spot in line while playing games and making crafts as a family

Santa’s Wonderland 2019 at Bass Pro Shops is already underway and runs through Dec. 24 2019. See hours here.

Savannah Mall, 14045 Abercorn Street, www.savannahmall.com , 912-927-7467.

Savannah’s Lighted Christmas Parade 2019

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Savannah Lighted Christmas Parade 2018

Savannah’s Lighted Christmas Parade will be 5:30PM Sat. Dec. 7 2019. The parade starts at 5:30PM.

The parade will wind through downtown Savannah featuring a Grand Marshal, community floats, cars, trolleys, walking groups and more.

Free & open to the public.

Christmas on the River in Rousakis Plaza on River Street will be Fri. Dec. 6-Sun. Dec. 8 2019. Kids’ activities include creating ornaments in the Waterfront Kidz Zone. See the Christmas on the River schedule here.