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Ignite the Senses Children’s Gym, Bluffton’s only children’s sensory gym

Tuesday, June 29th, 2021

Bluffton SC autism sensory children's gym indoor

Ignite the Senses Children’s Gym, Bluffton, SC 

OPEN GYM this week of July 5

12-5PM Wed. July 7

9-5PM Thurs July 8

12-5PM Fri July 9

11-3PM Sat July 10

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Ignite the Senses Gym is a gym for ALL kids…

At Ignite the Senses, we ignite each child’s curiosity to explore new activities and new social relationships. Ignite the Senses gym is a fun, clean and safe place for kids to play, learn and party.

As Bluffton’s only children’s sensory gym, we intend to spread community awareness and acceptance for those living with Autism in and around the Lowcountry. We will provide a safe and fun indoor environment where autistic and typical children can grow physically, emotionally, and socially together whether in the open gym setting or in any of the small group classes offered.

Ignite the Senses also has a new half day preschool program where children do active learning.

The gym’s motto: It’s OK to be DIFFERENT!

Check out the difference Ignite the Senses can make in your family’s life.

Learn more about Ignite the Senses Children’s Gym in Bluffton here.

Ignite the Senses Children’s Gym
163 Bluffton Road, Suite C1
Bluffton, SC 29910

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Teen Art Portfolio Prep Program @ The Studio School Savannah

Sunday, June 27th, 2021

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Teen Art Portfolio Prep Program @ The Studio School Savannah

“Is your middle schooler prepared for art auditions next year?

Good art takes time to create.

Learn about The Studio School Savannah’s 20-week full support art program to uplevel your child’s portfolio and increase their chance of success.”

Details on www.thestudioschoolsavannah.com

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Summer Giveaway from Kindermusik Savannah

Sunday, June 27th, 2021

Kindermusik Savannah classes toddlers Pooler

Deadline is this Wed. June 30 2021 to enter Kindermusik Savannah’s free giveaway for an entire month of Kindermusik classes for your 0-7 year old.

One winner will be chosen to receive weekly classes and home materials for the month of July.

Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com to enter your child!

Weekly Summer Kindermusik Classes

Weekly summer classes are ongoing at the Kindermusik studio- join in the fun today.

Text 912-432- 5885 to set up a free trial class!

Offering Kindermusik…A Good Beginning Never Ends

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SouthCoast Health tips for a safe Fourth of July

Sunday, June 27th, 2021
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SouthCoast Health Internal Medicine Physician Dr. Michelle Wilson

SouthCoast Health tips for a safe Fourth of July 

Balance fun and safety this Fourth of July.

“We want all community members to have fun and make the most out of this holiday,” said SouthCoast Health Internal Medicine Physician Dr. Michelle Wilson. “But we also want to stress the importance of keeping in mind safety and health precautions as well. On any big holiday with parties and events, there are always elevated risks to be aware of.”

Wilson offers: Firework Dos and Don’ts: Grilling Dos and Don’ts: Swimming Dos and Don’ts: Large Event Dos and Don’ts.

Learn more here .

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Advanced Academics summer day camps for ages 5-12, Pooler

Saturday, June 26th, 2021

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Advanced Academics in Pooler Summer Day Camps 2021 

Join Advanced Academics in Pooler  for Claim Your Camp Week, for ages 5-12.

Learn more here. 

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Advanced Academics
email: adv.aca.mail@gmail.com
912-348-2017
405 Hwy 80, Suite 104
Pooler, GA 31322

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(Savannah pediatricians) Walk with a Doc @ Daffin Park with Pediatrician Dr. Yolanda Rivera-Caudill

Thursday, June 24th, 2021

Savannah pediatricians Wilmington Island Chatham County pediatrics  Dr. Yolanda Rivera-Caudill

You don’t have to walk alone when you can have The Tiny Beet team by your side.

Join pediatrician Dr. Yolanda Rivera-Caudill is Sat. Aug. 28 2021, 9-10AM to walk towards a healthier you.

Free and family friendly!

Walk with a Doc
9AM Sat. Aug. 28 2021, 9-10AM Daffin Park, Savannah (between playground & fountain)
Free & open to the public
EMAIL: thedoctorbeet@gmail.com

The Tiny Beet is a general pediatric direct primary care (DPC) practice specializing in Lifestyle Medicine in order to focus on the root cause of patients’ health.

Dr. Caudill is on a mission to help her patients develop and maintain healthier lifestyles through general pediatrics and lifestyle medicine.

Learn more about Walk With A Doc here. 

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Fourth of July Fireworks 2021 in Savannah, Tybee, Hilton Head Is., Richmond Hi

Thursday, June 24th, 2021

Fireworks in Savannah, Hilton Head Is., Tybee Is. Richmond Hill 2016

Richmond Hill Independence Day Celebration, Sat. July 3 2021
Sat. July 3 2021, 4:30-10:30PM JF Gregory Park, Richmond Hill
Free & open to the public.
Family fun with entertainment, fireworks, food, inflatables and more.
Admission is free. Learn more here.

Savannah-area fireworks, Sat. July 3 2021
Savannah Bananas home baseball game & fireworks Sat. July 3 2021. Fireworks immediately following the game. Details here.

Savannah Stars and Stripes July 4th Weekend festivities at Savannah’s Plant Riverside District
July 2-5 1-10PM
Featuring live music, Savannah Cirque performances, nightly fountain shows, a July 4 boat parade (3-5PM) & July 4 fireworks show (9:15PM).
400 W River St.
Details here.

July 4th Fireworks @ The Pier @ Tybee Island, Sun. July 4 2021 
Sun. July 4, 2021, 9:15PM
Tybee’s annual celebration of America’s birthday. Independence day fireworks start between 9:15 pm and 9:30 pm. The show is staged on the pier but is easily viewed from any of Tybee Island’s eastern beaches.

Savannah Fireworks, River Street, Sun. July 4 2021
Savannah’s Waterfront will host the annual Independence Day Fireworks Show on Sun. July 4th at 9:15PM.
New to Independence Day this year: Freedom Floats Boat Parade. This All-American Boat Parade will pass by Plant Riverside District between 3:30-5PM July 4.
More information here.

HILTON HEAD IS. FIREWORKS

Shelter Cove Harbour Fireworks, Sun. July 4
HarbourFest on July 4 at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina is an expanded version of the activities at Shelter Cove each Tuesday night during summer. Entertainment; children’s activities, food and more. Activities start at approximately 6PM., with fireworks at 9PM.
More information here. 

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Fourth of July activities 

(Savannah) Free ice cream for kids 12 &  younger for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance 4-7PM Thurs. July 1 & Monday afternoons during July @ Leopold’s Ice Cream. Details here.

(Richmond Hill) Independence Day Celebration @ Fort McAllister State Park
Sat. July 3, 2021 10AM-3PM
Celebrate Independence Day like it’s 1864. An old-fashioned celebration with living history demonstrations and musket demonstrations. $9. 912-727-2339.

(Hilton Head Is) FREE special July 4th outdoor performances with beloved kids-entertainer Gregg Russell @ Harbour Town in Sea Pines Resort, 8-9:30PM Sun. July 4. ($9 per vehicle gate fee). Details here. 

Summer 2021: Water Parks near Savannah

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021

Water Parks Near Savannah

Water parks have reopened for Summer 2021.

Who is ready for lazy river, spray pads & waterslides ?

Here are water parks in Statesboro, Jekyll Island & Charleston. (The Pooler water park – Surf Lagoon – is closed).

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Water Parks Near Savannah

Splash In The Boro opens for the 2021 summer season May 22 2021.
45 miles from Savannah in Statesboro, Ga.
Water Slides – 2 body slides and 1 inner tube slide wind around each other and finish with a plunge into a common wave pool. The park has a double flowrider , a 5-lane mat racer, a spray pad and slides for toddlers, 3 tube slides, a lazy river.

Open starting May 22. For hours click here.

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Summer Waves opening weekend May 14 2021.
75 Miles from Savannah on Jekyll Island.

Summer Waves Water Park located on Jekyll Island with 11 acres of splashing summertime fun for the whole family. Nine exciting attractions including six water slides, wave pool, lazy river, splash zone and kiddie area.

Open May 14. For hours, click here. Hours are subject to change. Please call ahead to confirm Summer Waves is open.  912.635.2074

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Charleston, SC Water Parks

Splash Zone Waterpark
at James Island County Park
871 Riverland Drive
Charleston, SC 29412
79 Miles from Savannah in Charleston, SC
Opens May 15 2021.
Schedule here.
200-foot tube slide – 200-foot open slide – Caribbean play structure with slides, wheels, and sprays – 500-foot lazy river with an adventure channel featuring sprays and a waterfall – Leisure pool – open seasonally

Whirlin Waters Adventure Waterpark
87 miles from Savannah in North Charleston, SC
Opens May 15 2021.
Schedule here.
Fun for all ages, Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark is located within North Charleston Wannamaker County Park and offers seasonal, island-style water play packed into over 15-acres.
Rip Tide Run mat racer takes riders on an exciting head-to-head competition over gut wrenching bumps, accelerating riders towards the finish line. (minimum height of 42”)

Splash Island Waterpark
91 miles away in Mount Pleasant, SC
Opens May 15 2021.
Schedule here. 
200-foot water slide – 16-foot otter slide – Sprays, geysers, and raindrop waterfalls – The Cyclone, a 10-minute swirling water ride – Recreational pool

Toddler Tuesdays nature program @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

Toddler Tuesday nature program Oatland Island Wildlife Center

 

Toddler Tuesdays nature program @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah

Toddler Tuesday is a program for 1-4 year old children and their caregivers that focuses on one of Oatland’s animals, or a relevant nature theme. The program will meet at the picnic pavilion and will include: singing, fingerplay, a story, an encounter with one of our animals, and a take-home craft.

UPDATE: Cost for the program is $5 for children and $5 for adults.

Registration is required and there are a limited number of spaces so reserve early.

Registration is made online, but the program fees will be paid at the front booth on the day of, and not in advance, so please, if you know you won’t make your reservation, please call and cancel so organizers can open the space for someone on the waitlist.

See the 2021 Toddler Tuesday Schedule and register online here.

Questions about the program? Call 912-395-1517, or email michelle.kelly@sccpss.com

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Free outdoor children’s kazoo concert with Rick Hubbard @ Sandbox Children’s Museum new HHI location

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

Sandbox Children's Museum free outdoor kazoo concerts Hilton Head Island summer 2021

Join The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head Is. OUTSIDE at their new Lowcountry Celebration Park location on Monday evenings at 6:30PM starting Mon. June 14 2021 for a free show from Rick Hubbard and his kazoo band on the museum’s porch.

Lowcountry Celebration Park is located off Pope Avenue near the Coligny Beach parking lot.

Stay tuned for news on the opening date of The Sandbox Children’s Museum’s new building. The museum’s former 18 Pope Ave. location is now closed.

Meanwhile, The Sandbox 2 @ Tanger 2 Outlets in Bluffton SC is open. Learn more here.

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(Savannah pediatricians) ‘Ask A Pediatrician’ with Pediatric Associates of Savannah

Monday, June 21st, 2021

Ask a Pediatrician with Pediatric Associates of Savannah 

Dr. Christopher C. Rogers of Pediatric Associates of Savannah answers questions submitted by SouthernMamas.com readers.

Questions include how to prepare a child for preK; when to start swimming lessons; advice for parents of picky eaters; whether it’s normal for a child to spit up after every meal; and if he would have his child receive Pfizer’s COVID vaccine, which is now approved for those 12-15 years old.

Get answers to those questions and more from Dr. Rogers in the video here.

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Pediatric Associates of Savannah has offices in Savannah, the Islands and Pooler.

Pediatrics Associates of Savannah locations

Pediatric Associates in Savannah
4600 Waters Ave, Suite 100,
Savannah 31404
912.355.2462

Pediatric Associates of Savannah in Pooler
110 Medical Park Drive
Pooler 31322
912.330.5010

Pediatric Associates of Savannah on Whitemarsh Is.
1001 Memorial Dr
Savannah 31410
912.898.9800

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Pediatric Associates of Savannah, 4600 Waters Ave, Suite 100 Savannah, 31404-6702, (912) 355-2462, www.pedsav.com On Facebook here.  Pediatric Associates of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Children’s Private Music Lessons on 5 instruments with 88 Keys Piano, Savannah

Monday, June 21st, 2021

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Children’s Music Lessons with 88 Keys Piano, Savannah 

Looking for a productive summer for your child?

Choose to enroll them in music lessons!  Music is the research-proven activity that helps with concentration, cognitive skills, self-esteem, imagination and creativity! Watch your child shine as they excel on an instrument, working with credentialed teachers who love children!

88 Keys Piano in in Savannah is now accepting ages 6.5+ on piano, violin, guitar, mandolin, and ukulele.

First 15-minute trial lesson is free.

Contact Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano by text at 912-432-5885, or call 912-988-KEYS.

kindermusikwith88keys.com…music now, skills for life.

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(Savannah schools) Football Focus @ St. Andrew’s School includes FREE middle school football clinic

Saturday, June 19th, 2021

Football Savannah St. Andrew's School Wilmington Island

A FOOTBALL FOCUS

There’s a lot of football action taking place at St. Andrew’s School in Savannah this summer thanks to new Head Football Coach Blake Henry.

In addition to flag football camp and Varsity workouts, Coach Henry is offering a free football clinic to any Middle School player from any school in the area. Remaining dates for the free clinic are June 23, July 14, 21, and 28. All sessions take place from 6:30 – 8PM on the St. Andrew’s campus, 601 Penn Waller Road. Drills include: receiving, blocking, agility, and tackling.

To sign up for any or all sessions, email football@saslions.com.

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SouthCoast Health Guide to a Fun & Healthy Summer

Saturday, June 19th, 2021

Dr. Troy Murphy Southcoast Health Savannah

SouthCoast Health Guide to a Fun & Healthy Summer 2021

SouthCoast Health Family Medicine physician Dr. Troy Murphy shares eight quick tips for a healthy and safe summer here.

To ensure you and your family stay on a healthy track this summer, Murphy focuses on four key areas to keep in mind: skin protection; water safety; healthy summer diet; safety while traveling. Read more here.

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(Savannah Summer Camps) Scribble Art Camp

Saturday, June 19th, 2021

art camp summer Scribble Art studio Savannah Chatham County half-day

Still time to register for Scribble Art Studio’s Summer Camp 2021.

Weekly sessions from June 7-Aug. 6 2021. Camp is from 9AM-Noon, Monday through Friday, and includes all art materials, two instructors and snacks.

Your young artist will explore different art themes from around the U.S.A. in Scribble’s Ode to the American Road Trip. Space is limited so book your spots today.

For ages 4-14. Includes all art materials, two instructors & snacks.

Register online here. 

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(Savannah Pediatricians) Coastal Pediatrics in Savannah & Pooler

Saturday, June 19th, 2021

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Pediatrician searching in the Savannah-Pooler area?

Coastal Pediatrics has offices in Savannah & Pooler.

If you would like to join the Coastal Pediatrics practice, but are unsure if they are participating providers with your insurance, check their list of accepted insurances here.

If you do not see your insurance on their list, please contact their office and check with the receptionist to see if they accept your insurance before making an appointment.

If you already know that Coastal Pediatrics accepts your insurance and you would like to make a new patient appointment, please call 912-353-7744 to schedule the appointment.

Learn more here.

Coastal Pediatrics- Savannah
2 Wheeler Street
Savannah, GA 31405

Coastal Pediatrics- Pooler
1000 Towne Center Blvd
Building 1000B
Pooler, GA 31322

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