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In-person Art Classes this Fall @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Saturday, July 31st, 2021

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In-Person Art Classes @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Classes are back at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center! In person 8 and 6-week series classes for ages 6 and up begin August 16 and 30th!
Get back in the studio with art discovery classes, ceramics, guitar, acting, and more.

8-Week Classes (Begin August 16)
Basics of Choreography (14+)
Intro to Guitar (10-15 and 16+)
Modern African Fusion (13+)

6-Week Classes (Begin August 30)
Adventures in Art
Ceramics (9-12 and 12-16)
Character Development Through Movement and Imagination (13-18)
Discovering Art (6-8)
Home School Art (6-12) *biweekly

Learn more and register at savannahga.gov/artsclasses.

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Saturday classes for beginners, tots @ Crowned Elite Athletics, Savannah

Thursday, July 29th, 2021

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Saturday classes for young kids @ Crowned Elite Athletics, Savannah 

You asked and Crowned Elite Athletics listened.
Saturday classes are HERE.

To accommodate their ever growing classes, Crowned Elite Athletics in Savannah will offer the following on Saturdays:
-Beginner Tumbling
-Intermediate Tumbling
– Parent Tot

Classes will begin Aug. 14 2021, and registration is NOW OPEN.

Register today online here. 

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(Savannah schools) Limited spaces available @ Bethesda Academy

Thursday, July 29th, 2021

Savannah schools boys Bethesda Academy private Chatham County

Bethesda Academy in Savannah has limited spaces available.

For more information please contact the school at 912-351-2068.

About Bethesda Academy

An all-boys private school located in Savannah. Since 1740, Bethesda Academy has fostered faith, academics and leadership. Learn more here.

Bethesda Academy
9520 Ferguson Ave.
Savannah, GA 31406

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Free Mountainfilm Family Movie Night, Savannah

Wednesday, July 28th, 2021

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FREE Family Movie Night @ Ships of the Sea Museum & Gardens with Mountainfilm on Tour Savannah

We are proud to present an evening of family- friendly films at Ships of the Sea Museum and Gardens. Our Family Movie Night brings back a stellar collection of hand-picked short films from our archives. Enjoy a summer night filled with movies that will entertain and inspire.

Enjoy food trucks from Latin Chicks and C. Alexanders, Leopold’s Ice Cream and free popcorn.

Social hour at 5PM; Films begin at 6PM.

Investment provided by the City of Savannah.

FREE Family Movie Night
Sat, August 7, 2021
5-7:30 PM
@ Ships Of The Sea Maritime Museum
41 Martin Luther King Junior Blvd.
Savannah, GA 31401

(Savannah pediatricians) Giveaway from Pediatrician Dr. Yolanda Rivera-Caudill

Tuesday, July 27th, 2021

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Giveaway from Savannah pediatrician Dr. Yolanda Rivera-Caudill @ The Tiny Beet 

To celebrate back-to-school season, The Tiny Beet general pediatric direct primary care (DPC) practice in Savannah is having their very first giveaway!

PRIZE: free comprehensive back to school exam and lifestyle medicine consultation (a $200 value).
TO ENTER, visit The Tiny Beet’s Facebook page here 1)like this giveaway post, 2) leave the comment tinybeetgiveaway below that giveaway, and 3) make sure you are following The Tiny Beet on Instagram, too, @thedoctorbeet

Contest closes on 7/31 and winner will be announced 8/2.

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.

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World Ranger Day @ Fort King George State Historic Site, Darien

Tuesday, July 27th, 2021

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World Ranger Day @ Fort King George State Historic Site, Darien

In recognition of World Ranger Day, join rangers @ Fort King George State Historic Site in Darien, Ga. for a fun, activity-packed day where any Junior Ranger can earn a Georgia “Go Do” patch on Sat. July 31 2021.

Traditionally, to earn one of these patches requires completing each category five times. This year if anyone participates in one of these activities on July 31 2021, they can earn the patch!

Fort King George is offering 2 programs with 2 patches. Complete a scavenger hunt through the Fort, collecting clues, and earn an Outdoor Fun patch. Or, help rangers create a flourishing colonial medicine garden and earn a Kids Care patch.

Cost: $4.50-$7.50

Fort King George State Historic Site
302 McIntosh Road SE
Darien, GA 31305
McIntosh County
912-437-4770.

Learn more here. 

Family Concert with Jennifer Daniels @ Tybee Post Theater

Monday, July 26th, 2021

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Family Concert @ Tybee Post Theater, 10:30AM Sat. Aug. 7

Perfect for kids, this toe-tapping and energetic show @ Tybee Post Theater on Tybee Island @ 10:30AM Sat. Aug. 7 will give your entire family infectious joy and boundless energy.

Jennifer Daniels’ family concerts are full of interactive songs, stories, and organized movement meant for kids newborn – third grade.

As an assistant to beloved kids’ author Eric Litwin (original author of Pete the Cat picture books), Jenn will use the guitar, ukulele, and picture books to get kids singing and dancing and excited about reading.

An award-winning writer and performer out of Lookout Mountain, GA, Jennifer Daniels delivers rich concert experiences full of laughter and friendly banter.

Order tickets online here.

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Tybee Post Theater
10 Van Horne Ave.
Tybee Island, GA 31328
912-472-4790
Email: info@tybeeposttheater.org

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Deadline Extended for Teen Art Portfolio Prep Program @ The Studio School, Savannah

Monday, July 26th, 2021

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EXTENDED DEADLINE!

Seeking an ART PORTFOLIO for auditions next year?

The Studio School Youth Art Portfolio Prep Program in Savannah is a 20 week full support virtual arts program created for youth to present the best portfolio possible for school auditions in 2022. Application deadline Aug 21 2021.

Details on website www.thestudioschoolsavannah.com. Instructor: Lind Powell Hollingsworth
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SouthCoast Health: Urgent Care vs. the ER: When to Go to Where

Monday, July 26th, 2021
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SouthCoast Health Nurse Practitioner Tammie Walz

SouthCoast Health: Urgent Care vs. the ER: When to Go to Where

*If you are experiencing a true medical emergency that can result in your death, please forgo reading this article and call 911 instead.*

Knowing where to go when seeking care for a serious medical condition is very important.

While SouthCoast Health is proud to offer urgent care services, some urgent medical conditions require attention at an emergency room.

SouthCoast Health Nurse Practitioner Tammie Walz shares tips here on when to go to urgent care vs when to go to the ER.

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Special Kindermusik Savannah class for ages 4-7

Monday, July 26th, 2021

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Kindermusik Savannah/Chatham County classes for ages 4-7

Does your 4-7 year old child show an interest in musical instruments, but isn’t quite ready for the discipline and attention span that private music lessons require?

If so, this special Kindermusik class is just for them! We move, we listen, we dance and play instruments. We learn theory, musical concepts, rhythms and composers…all under the umbrella of FUN! Come visit your first class for free- parents welcome and encouraged to attend too! Mondays at 4PM.

Text 912-432-5885 for more info or visit kindermusikwith88keys.com.

Kindermusik…A Good Beginning Never Ends.

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Moms groups: Pooler MOPS Open House, Aug. 18

Monday, July 26th, 2021

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Pooler MOPS Open House 2021, First Presbyterian Church of Pooler

Connect with other moms this school year.

If you’re pregnant or have a child in kindergarten or younger, Pooler MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) would love to have you join this year to journey through motherhood together and grow in faith.

If you’re familiar with MOPS and want to register, drop by between 9:30-11:30AM on Wed. Aug. 18 2021. If you want to learn more about MOPS, Pooler MOPS will have two informational sessions starting at 9:45 AM and 10:30 AM. The group will also have information about MOPS kids.

No childcare will be provided at open house, but snacks and activities will be available for the kids, as well as coffee and food for the mamas!

Can’t attend open house? Don’t worry! You can still register. Email poolermops@gmail.com.

If you’re interested in joining a community of fellow moms and meeting for brunch, conversation, crafts, speakers, and a little break from the kids, all while strengthening your relationship with Christ, Pooler MOPS might be just the right place for you.

Pooler MOPS Open House 2021
Wed. Aug. 18 2021
9:30-11:30AM
First Presbyterian Church of Pooler
1115 US Highway 80 E
Pooler, GA 31322

(Savannah art classes) Teen Art Portfolio Prep Program @ The Studio School

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

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Does your pre-teen NEED AN ART PORTFOLIO for auditions next year?

Do you have an action plan to ensure they have enough quality art to present so they have a great chance of acceptance? No?

The Studio School Youth Art Portfolio Prep Program is the answer! 20 weeks of full support for your pre-teen so that they can present the best portfolio possible. Application deadline Aug 1st.

Details on website www.thestudioschoolsavannah.com. Instructor: Lind Powell Hollingsworth
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Toddler Tuesdays nature program @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

 

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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SouthCoast Health on bug bite risks, precautions

Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

SouthCoast Health bug bite

SouthCoast Health Radiology Technologist shares the story of her son’s bug bite that became  infected and had turned into an abscess.

Read this mom’s story here. 

If you’re worried about a bug bite on you or your child’s skin, click here to learn about SouthCoast Health’s urgent care services. If you’d like to schedule an appointment with any of our expert pediatricians to talk about your kid’s risk with bug bites, click here to schedule an appointment.

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Kindermusik Savannah monthly playdate for ages 0-7

Monday, July 19th, 2021

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Calling all 0-7 year olds who LOVE the beach!

It’s Kindermusik’s musical monthly play date – THIS Saturday, July 24 at 10AM.

Come experience a class together with your baby, toddler or preschooler that engages their whole body, sparks musical interest, and builds social skills. Each child will receive the class, an instrument to keep, 10 Kindermusik songs and a coupon for future classes.

This is an event not to be missed- spaces limited: enroll today: kindermusikwith88keys.com or text 912-432-5885 for more info.

Kindermusik…A Good Beginning Never Ends.

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

Monday, July 19th, 2021

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Ignite the Senses Children’s Gym, Bluffton, SC 

OPEN GYM this week of July 26 2021

9AM-5PM Wed. July 28

9AM-5PM Thurs. July 29

9AM-5PM Fri. July 30

11AM-3PM Sat. July 31

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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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Free August 2021 Family Day @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Telfair Academy

Sunday, July 18th, 2021

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Exploring Science Through Art in Free Family Day, Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center & Telfair Academy, Savannah: Aug. 21

Local residents are invited to enjoy the exhibitions Never Spoken Again at the Jepson Center and Progressive Regression at the Telfair Academy on Sat. Aug. 21 2021in Savannah.

Family activities connecting science to art will be offered outdoors at the museums’ entrances, weather permitting, along with take-home art activities for children.

Learn more here.

Telfair Museums’ Free Family Days for Chatham County residents are offered throughout the year. Enjoy music, artist demonstrations, and hands-on art-making, and more — free of charge!

You’re Invited!

If you’re a local Chatham County resident or student, admission is waived for you to join in the Free Family fun. All you need to do is show proof of residency or enrollment at the front desk.

Here is a list of identification Telfair Museums accepts:
*Georgia driver’s license with Chatham County address and zip code
*Georgia state identification card with Chatham County address and zip code
*Voter registration card with Chatham County address and zip code
*Utility bill with Chatham County address and zip code
*Current college ID from SCAD, Georgia Southern Armstrong, Savannah State, Georgia Tech, or Savannah Tech

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FIND INFO ON JEPSON CENTER’S ART START PROGRAM FOR TODDLERS, PRESCHOOLERS HERE. 

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Open Houses 2021 @ Savannah-Chatham public schools

Sunday, July 18th, 2021

Savannah Chatham public schools orientation open houses 2021 school year Savannah-Chatham County Public School System students return to the classroom for five day a week in-person instruction on Wed. August 4, 2021. Those who wish to attend school virtually must enroll in the Savannah-Chatham E-Learning Academy. Uniform requirements return this school year for all grades – PreK – 12.

Masks are now required for both students and staff in school facilities, regardless of vaccination status. Masks are required to be worn on the school bus for those students provided transportation.

Find information on school uniforms, supply lists and open house dates for each Savannah-Chatham public school here.

Top new kid-friendly places to check out in Savannah & the Lowcountry

Friday, July 16th, 2021

Here are a few new kid-friendly spots to check out in Savannah & the Lowcountry that have opened in 2021.

Sandbox Children's Museum Lowcountry Celebration Park Hilton Head

New location of The Sandbox Children’s Museum, Lowcountry Celebration Park, Hilton Head Is. 

Lowcountry Celebration Park – which opened in December 2020 – includes Adventure Playground for kids, a discovery trail, pavilion and lawn for festivals, exercise stations, Wi-Fi, restrooms.

The Sandbox Children’s Museum has moved there, too, to its new location (pictured above).

Purchase tickets to the Sandbox Children’s Museum online here.

The Sandbox will have 3-hour play sessions! Hours vary by day so check out the availability on the Sandbox calendar.

(Please note the new address below)

The Sandbox Children’s Museum HHI,
80 Nassau St.
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 842-7645

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New Skidaway Island State Park Visitor Center, Savannah

The new visitor center @ Skidaway Island State Park includes floor-to-ceiling windows to showcase the maritime forest and marsh plus birding from a screened porch; a 20-feet high giant ground sloth skeleton, a replica of an ancient fossil found within the park in 1822; nature exhibits including turtles and snakes; a gift shop is filled with clothing, toys, books, camping supplies, jewelry and local foods. The visitor center also includes meeting space, classroom space and staff offices.

Skidway Is. State Park regularly offers kid-friendly events. Find the schedule here. 

Summer Discount Code

SouthernMamas.com and Friends of Georgia State Parks are partnering to make it even easier to get outside with your kids this summer.

SouthernMamas.com readers can receive a 15 percent discount on Friends of Georgia State Parks membership levels.  Use the code southernmama to get your discount.This discount is valid through July 31 2021.

Get your discount here. 

Skidaway Is. State Park
52 Diamond Causeway
Savannah, GA 31411

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Bike rides in Savannah

Savannah mom-tween bonding on bikes during Downtown Savannah Tree TourRead how that turned out here in our newspaper column.

Just want to check out the Downtown Savannah Tree Tour by bike? See the map & detailed description of each stop on Bike Walk Savannah here. 

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Mohawk Lake trail, Savannah

Mohawk Lake Trail
The 17-acre lake (pictured above) located at 1132 Mohawk Street now has a new walking/jogging trail and dog park that opened in July 2021.

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Savannah’s Truman Linear Park Trail

A roughly three-mile section of the proposed six-mile public Truman Linear Park Trail runs between Lake Mayer and East DeRenne Avenue, parallel to the Truman Parkway and Casey Canal. Part of the trail includes a boardwalk (pictured below) that runs through a woodsy section of Magnolia Park neighborhood. Learn more here. 

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Truman Linear Park Trail, Savannah

(Pooler schools) Advanced Academics offers customized preK-6th grade learning

Thursday, July 15th, 2021

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Come see all that Advanced Academics in Pooler  has to offer your child at an open house at noon on Sat. July 24 2021.

Advanced Academics is a microschool, which does mean a small campus, but also means that Advanced Academics can customize education for each child. Face-to-face customized learning on a small campus provides an enriched learning environment.

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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The Sandbox Children’s Museum on Hilton Head new location is open

Thursday, July 15th, 2021

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The new location of The Sandbox Children’s Museum has opened at Lowcountry Celebration Park on Hilton Head Is.

Purchase tickets online here.

The Sandbox will have 3-hour play sessions! Hours vary by day so check out the availability on the Sandbox calendar.

(Please note the new address below)

80 Nassau St.
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 842-7645
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Tax-Free Weekend 2021 in South Carolina

Thursday, July 15th, 2021

Tax Free Weekend South Carolina 2021

The South Carolina Department of Revenue said the S.C. 2021 Tax Free Weekend takes place Fri. Aug. 6 through Sun. Aug. 8.

The department says eligible items can be purchased online and in-store without paying the state’s 6% sales tax and any applicable local taxes during the tax holiday.

South Carolina’s Tax Free Weekend applies to the following items:
Clothing, Accessories, Footwear, School supplies, Computers, Computer equipment & software, Linens, bath towels, shower curtains.

Not exempt: Jewelry, cosmetics, eyewear, furniture and layaway purchases.

See a list of SC exempt items here. 

No Georgia tax-free weekend

Georgia State lawmakers failed to pass legislation to provide for any tax holidays, according to the Georgia Department of Revenue, ending the state’s tax-free weekends.

Volunteers ages 14+ needed @ Pegasus Riding Academy, Savannah

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021

Pegasus Riding Academy Savannah

Just a reminder of this great way for your teens to get in some volunteers hours and outside, too.

The Pegasus Riding Academy (Summer Adventure) sessions are looking for 14YO (and older) volunteers for week-long camps Mondays-Friday from 8:30AM-12:15PM. Peggi Noon is the contact for the camp. They are looking to fill four volunteer spots each week.

Final weekly camp sessions are camps this week (July 12) and next week (July 19).

If your child ages 14+ is interested in volunteering, please email: peggi@prasav.org

Pegasus Riding Academy is a therapeutic riding program providing equine assisted activities for individuals with physical, mental or emotional disabilities. Summers at PRA include equestrian instruction, ground lessons with horse and equestrian themed art projects. Sessions are conducted by Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructors.

The equestrian center is located at The Old Roberds Dairy, 2500 Tennessee Ave., Savannah, GA 31404.

(PreK- 6th grade Savannah schools ) Open House @ Advanced Academics in Pooler

Tuesday, July 13th, 2021

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Come see all that Advanced Academics in Pooler  has to offer your child at an open house at noon on Sat. July 24 2021.

Advanced Academics is a microschool, which does mean a small campus, but also means that Advanced Academics can customize education for each child. Face-to-face customized learning on a small campus provides an enriched learning environment.

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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