Archive for December, 2022

Upcoming school open houses & tours in Savannah, Pooler

Friday, December 30th, 2022

School searching in the Savannah area?

School open houses & tours are coming up including:

*St. Andrew’s School – Savannah, GA open house, pre-K to 12th grade, Thurs. Jan. 9 2023. Register here.

*Calvary Day School open house, pre-K to 12th grade, Sun. Jan. 29 2023. Register here

*Savannah Christian Preparatory School open house, pre-K to 12th grade, Wed. Jan. 11 2023. Register here.

*Academy Day @ Savannah Adventist Christian School in Pooler, 7-11th grade, Mon. Jan. 9 2023. Register here.

*Savannah-Chatham public school open houses. Schedule here.

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Hilton Head Snow Day 2023

Wednesday, December 28th, 2022

Hilton Head Snow Day 2023 @ Shelter Cove Park

This is a family event that will have inflatable rides, a snowfield, family fun music and bounce houses.

For the kids who have never seen snow, this is the perfect event. Admission: $10 for ages 2-17. Babies & adults are free.

Learn more here.

Hilton Head Snow Day, Sat. Jan. 28 2023

11AM-4PM

Shelter Cove Park, Hilton Head Is.

(Savannah schools) Open House @ St. Andrew’s School

Wednesday, December 28th, 2022

St. Andrew’s School Open House for Prospective Parents, Thurs. Jan. 12 2023

Make plans to attend the upcoming Open House and see why St. Andrew’s School was voted Savannah’s BEST PRIVATE SCHOOL. Faculty, students, and parents from the St. Andrew’s community will welcome you to campus for a tour and answer all of your questions.

Register at www.saslions.com

St. Andrew’s School Open House for Prospective Parents

Thurs. Jan. 12, 2023

8:30AM Grades 5 through 12

9:30AM – Pre K 3 through Grade 4

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Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry in Savannah, Pooler, Statesboro

Wednesday, December 28th, 2022

The folks @ Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry are looking forward to a new year and their NEW location in Pooler!

If you live in the Pooler area, give the new Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry Pooler office a call to schedule your 2023 visit: 912-200-8841

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Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry has offices in Savannah, Statesboro & now Pooler.
📞Statesboro- 912-402-KIDS-(5437)
📞Savannah- 912-298-KIDS-(5437)
📞Pooler- 912-200-8841

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(Savannah preschools) Pre-K spots available @ Advanced Academics Academy, Pooler

Wednesday, December 28th, 2022

Pre-K spots available @ Advanced Academics Academy, Pooler

Advanced Academics Academy in Pooler offers small classes, hands-on learning, a customized curriculum with certified educators for PreK-7th grade.  

Advanced Academics Academy – a private, micro school – has spots open in pre-K. Students must be potty-trained and ready for school. If you want to see if your child is ready for Pre-K, consider a Try-It Morning

Advanced Academics offers: ability-based learning, cross-curricular projects, gifted certified educators & more.

Class size is limited for a great experience. 

Register today or learn more here.

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New kids’ classes & parent & me classes @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Wednesday, December 28th, 2022

Jump into the arts this new year!

Whether you have a budding actor, artist, or a child that loves to be creative, the Savannah Cultural Arts Center has a class for you! Beginning with Parent/Child movement for ages 2-3, there are classes for all ages through high school! New classes for youth include a Disney-based dance and movement class and teens also have new dance options, including hip hop and cultural dance classes!

Classes will begin the week of Jan. 9 2022.

Youth classes run for 6 weeks, teen classes run for 6 or 8 weeks, class dependent.

Learn more about the classes and register online here.

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(Savannah, Pooler Pediatric Dentists) Healthy Snack ideas from Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry

Wednesday, December 28th, 2022

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry: Healthy snacks help your teeth stay healthy!

Healthy snack ideas from Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry.

🦷Fresh fruit and crunchy vegetables
🦷A handful of almonds or nuts
🦷A small bowl of low-sugar yogurt
🦷Apples dipped in peanut butter

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Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry has offices in Savannah, Statesboro & now Pooler.
📞Statesboro- 912-402-KIDS-(5437)
📞Savannah- 912-298-KIDS-(5437)
📞Pooler- 912-200-8841

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Parents Night Out @ Summit Gymnastics, Savannah

Tuesday, December 27th, 2022

Parent’s Night Out is back @ Summit Gymnastics in Savannah

There’s no need to stress about finding a babysitter to enjoy some childfree time, just sign the little ones up for a fun filled night of games, gymnastics, and pizza.

You’ll be able to enjoy date night worry-free and child-free while the kids have a blast with Summit Gymnastics’ amazing coaches thanks to Parent’s Night Out, Fri. Jan. 13 2023, 6:30-10:30PM.

For kids ages 4-12. Children must be potty trained to attend.

Register online here.

Questions or difficulties registering? Email summit.frontdesk@yahoo.com or call (912)-921-1034

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

(Savannah schools) Open House @ St. Andrew’s School

Tuesday, December 27th, 2022

St. Andrew’s School Open House for Prospective Parents, Thurs. Jan. 12 2023

Make plans to attend the upcoming Open House and see why St. Andrew’s School was voted Savannah’s BEST PRIVATE SCHOOL. Faculty, students, and parents from the St. Andrew’s community will welcome you to campus for a tour and answer all of your questions.

Register at www.saslions.com

St. Andrew’s School Open House for Prospective Parents

Thurs. Jan. 12, 2023

8:30AM Grades 5 through 12

9:30AM – Pre K 3 through Grade 4

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Savannah Daytrips: Hide-and-seek game for handmade glass floats on Jekyll Island during Jan., Feb. 2023

Monday, December 26th, 2022

Find your Island Treasure now through February 2023.

Every year, Jekyll Island commissions a group of highly skilled artisans from across the U.S. to create exquisite, handworked glass floats for Jekyll’s annual Island Treasures event.

(Jekyll Island is an easy, roughly 90-minute drive down I-95 from Savannah. See our list of things to do with kids on on Jekyll Island here. )

The glass floats are part of a hide-and-seek style game played on Jekyll Island throughout January and February. Each day, volunteers called Beach Buddies hide clear globes around the island for lucky guests to find and redeem for a real glass float. Gather your friends and family to search for globes that can be exchanged for dazzling handcrafted glass floats.

Learn more about Island Treasures here.

Find more things to do with kids on Jekyll Island here.

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(Savannah therapists) Speech, Occupational, Physical Therapy @ Live Oak Children’s Therapy

Thursday, December 22nd, 2022

Speech, Occupational, Physical Therapy @ Live Oak Children’s Therapy

Live Oak Children’s Therapy in Savannah offers individual physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy from birth through adolescence.

We strive to provide therapy in a caring and nurturing environment.

Learn more here.

7130 Hodgson Memorial Dr., Suite 100, Savannah, 31406

912-355-3392 or email info@liveoakchildrens.com

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The SpongeBob Musical @ Savannah Children’s Theatre

Monday, December 19th, 2022

Opening this Fri. Jan. 20: The SpongeBob Musical @ Savannah Children’s Theatre

The SpongeBob Musical opens this weekend Jan. 20-22 @ Savannah Children’s Theatre.

Performances will be three weekends Jan. 20-22, Jan. 27-29, Feb. 3-5 2023.

Purchase tickets online here.

Savannah Chidren’s Theatre, 2160 E. Victory Dr. Savannah

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(Pooler schools) Learn about a high school program on the Savannah Adventist Christian School Pooler campus

Monday, December 19th, 2022

7th-11th grade students & parents invited to Academy Day, Pooler

Learn more about Atlanta Adventist Academy’s TRUeConnect program for high school students on the Savannah Adventist Christian School Pooler campus by coming to Academy Day on Mon. Jan. 9 2023. Registration required.

To experience Atlanta Adventist Academy from the Savannah Adventist Christian School campus, register here

Register here if you want to visit the Atlanta campus in person that day. We plan to offer 9th and 10th grade on the Savannah/Pooler campus for 2023-2024.

To schedule a tour of Savannah Adventist Christian School’s Pooler campus, please contact the school: 912-748-5977 or info@sacssda.org There is space available in the Preschool and Pre-K classrooms starting on Jan. 4 2022.

The school is at 50 Godley Way, Pooler, GA 31322.

Savannah Adventist Christian School — which offers preschool starting at age 3 through 9th grade — is a small, private school with a family feel and Christian curriculum.

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Savannah Children’s Theatre drama classes in Pooler

Sunday, December 18th, 2022

Youth Drama Classes @ Pooler location of Savannah Children’s Theatre

Savannah Children’s Theatre’s next session of Pooler Drama/Theater Youth Classes starts Jan. 9 2023 and they will be doing Aladdin. Register HERE.

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Free Taste of Culture Food Truck Fundraiser & Art Contest, Garden City

Sunday, December 18th, 2022

You’re invited to Garden City Housing Team’s food truck fundraiser & art contest on Sat. Feb. 11 2023, 10AM-2PM at Savannah Farmers Market, 701 US Hwy. 80, Garden City.

The free event will feature a bounce house and slide, a “selfie” station, food trucks, a display of artwork celebrating POC Icons from local K-12 students, plus crafts and games. Raffle prizes include 4 Ghost Pirates tickets, and 4 bottles of Zunzies signature sauces and a $25 gift card.

Proceeds raised through raffle and donations benefit 15 residential Garden City homes in need of roof repair or replacement. These residents of Garden City represent many demographics such as veterans, the elderly, people with disabilities, and low-income households.

Proceeds from this event will go towards this project.

Learn more here.

SouthCoast Health: Exams You Should Be Receiving Annually

Sunday, December 18th, 2022

SouthCoast Health five exams receive annually Savannah

Exams You Should Be Receiving Annually 

SouthCoast Health experts share the five medical check-ups you should be receiving annually.

Learn more here. 

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Report Card Day @ UGA Aquarium on Skidaway Is., Savannah

Sunday, December 18th, 2022

Did you receive an A or B in science on your most recent report card? If so, your hard work earned you free admission to the UGA Aquarium on Skidaway Is. in Savannah on Sat. March 18, 10AM-5PM.

Students who bring a virtual copy of their report card will be rewarded with a free visit. 

Free admission for K-12 students who bring a virtual copy of their report cards.** All accompanying adults or children will be asked to pay general admission fee to the UGA Aquarium. 

Visit this page to learn about admission prices. 

**Parents/Guardians: If you are not comfortable showing your child’s report card, aquarium staff will take your word. The purpose of Report Card Day is to inspire interest in science and reward students with a free visit.  

Questions? Contact Cindy Lingebach at calingeb@uga.edu or call 912-598-2344.

(Savannah schools) You’re invited to new monthly meeting @ Calvary Day School

Saturday, December 17th, 2022

Calvary Day School in Savannah invites you to new monthly meeting, Jan. 8 2023

Below is a guest post from Calvary Day School in Savannah

Calvary Day School hopes you had a great Christmas, and wish you a Happy New Year! 

Calvary began a monthly meeting series, Identity in Christ, with the intent to strengthen and equip our community in raising strong young people. We invite you to join Brittany Price Brooker as she leads the next Identity series, ‘Actions’, on Jan. 8, 2023, at 6PM. Please RSVP using the link here to save your seat.

Brittany is a believer in Christ with a desire to make Him known. She encourages others as she shares her story of God’s faithfulness through the deep grief of becoming a young widow, the hardships of previously being a single mom of five children, and the difficulties of blending a family deeply affected by trauma.

We hope to have you join us in the next installment of the Identity in Christ series. For more information on Calvary Day School, please contact admissions@calvarydayschool.com.

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(Savannah children’s birthday party venues) Calvary STEM & Nature Center

Friday, December 16th, 2022

Nature Center Children’s Birthday Party Venue @ Calvary Day School

SouthernMamas.com received the above comments from Savannah mom Gillian about her child’s birthday party @ Calvary STEM and Nature Center in Savannah.

She loved it so much we wish we had had our kids birthdays there when they were younger.

Are you interested in having a birthday party with the animal ambassadors at the Calvary STEM and Nature Center in Savannah?

Now is your chance! The Calvary Nature Center now offers birthday parties on Saturdays from 10AM-Noon., 12:30- 2:30PM.; 3-5PM.

Explore these Savannah children’s birthday package options.

Learn more here.

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Registration open for ages 5-18 for Coastal Youth Choirs/Savannah Children’s Choir, Inc. January 2023 Choirs

Thursday, December 15th, 2022

Register your student for Coastal Youth Choirs/Savannah Children’s Choir, Inc. 2023 Savannah

Registration is open to sign up your student for children’s and youth choirs for ages 5-18 for Coastal Youth Choirs/Savannah Children’s Choir, Inc. for 2022-23.

The goal of Coastal Youth Choirs/Savannah Children’s Choir, Inc. is to unite children and youth ages 5-18 in greater Savannah and the Lowcountry through song.

Rehearsals are every Monday beginning at 5:15PM @ First Baptist Church Savannah Education Building. Open to students ages 5-18.

Learn more here.

Questions? Call 704-965-3445 or email info@savannahchoir.org.

About Coastal Youth Choirs/Savannah Children’s Choir, Inc.

Savannah Children’s Choir, now Coastal Youth Choirs, has developed a reputation for excellence in the city, county, and beyond. In addition to tours in the United States, the Premier Choir has performed in England, Ireland, and France and has also appeared on television in South Korea. The singers have experienced artist residencies with world-renowned singers and clinicians.

After sixteen years, this nonprofit’s mission remains the same – to unite, mentor, and transform the children and youth of greater Savannah and the Low Country into responsible, creative, and confident leaders through excellence in choral performance and music education.

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Savannah-Chatham public schools ​2023-2024 CHOICE PROGRAM application deadline is Feb. 3

Thursday, December 15th, 2022

Savannah-Chatham Public Schools Choice Program

Savannah-Chatham County Public School System offers 26 Choice Programs throughout the district from elementary through high school including kindergarten. Each Choice Program has entrance requirements.

The Choice Program process for 2023-2024 begins Jan. 21, 2023.  

These public schools such as Heard Elementary, Marshpoint Elementary, STEM Academy at Bartlett, J.G. Smith Elementary, Charles Ellis Montessori Academy, Jenkins High School, Savannah Arts Academy,  etc. either don’t have an attendance zone/neighborhood district or they also accept students outside of attendance zone.

Choice Program applications for school year 2023-2024 will be accepted Jan. 21 2023 through Feb. 3 2023.

Learn more here.

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Open Houses

Elementary & K-8 Schools

Andrea B. Williams The STEAM Magnet Program, Jan. 24, 2023 5-6PM
Heard Elementary Advanced Learning/STEM Elementary School, Jan. 26, 2023 5:30-7PM
Hodge Elementary Medical and Allied Health, Jan. 11, 2023 5-6PM
J.G. Smith Elementary Traditional and Core Knowledge, Jan. 25, 2023 10-11:30AM
Largo-Tibet Elementary Leader in Me, Jan. 23, 2023 5-6PM
Marshpoint Elementary Enviornmental Sciences/STEAM, Jan. 17, 2023 5-6PM

Charles Ellis Montessori K-8 School Montessori
Jan. 24, 2023 (Kindergarten – 3rd grade only) 5:30-7PM
Jan. 25, 2023 (4th grade – 8th grade only) 5:30-7PM

Esther F. Garrison Visual and Performing Arts Jan. 12, 2023 6-7PM

Middle Schools

The STEM Academy at Bartlett Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Jan. 12, 2023 5-6:30PM
Coastal Middle School SALT Program Jan. 17, 2023 6-7PM
DeRenne Middle School Medical and Allied Health Jan. 18, 2023 5-6PM
Hubert Middle School Innovative Learning Academy Jan. 12, 2023 4:30-5:30PM
Southwest Middle School Cinematic Studies Jan. 24, 2023 5-6PM

High Schools

Beach High School Medical & Allied Health Jan. 26, 2023 5:30-7PM
Groves High School Aviation Manufacturing and Service Program Jan. 12, 2023 5:30-6:30PM
Groves High School Maritime Logistics Jan.12, 2023 5:30-6:30PM
Islands High School Veterinary Science Jan. 26, 2023 6-6:30PM
Islands High School Environmental Science Jan. 26, 2023 5:30- 6PM
Jenkins High School School of Engineering Jan. 24, 2023 5-7PM
Johnson High School International Baccalaureate Jan. 26, 2023 6-7PM
Savannah Arts Academy Visual and Performing Arts Jan. 24, 2023 6-7:30PM
Savannah Early College Early College Jan. 25, 2023 5-7PM
School of Liberal Studies at Savannah High School STEAM Career Academy Jan. 24, 2023 4-6PM
Windsor Forest High School Aviation Drone Program Jan. 24, 2023 6-7PM
Woodville Tompkins Career and Technical Feb. 1, 2023 5-7:30PM

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Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry will open in Pooler

Tuesday, December 13th, 2022

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry opens in Pooler

Are you ready for Pooler to get even COOLER!?

Dogwood Pediatric of Pooler will officially be opening on Mon. Dec. 19 2022

The Pooler location will be @
100 Blue Moon Crossing, Suite 105
Pooler, Ga 31322

** Across from Blue Moon Crossing from Publix and across Pooler Parkway from Costco **

Appointments now being accepted. Call and schedule your visit!

Pooler- 912-200-8841

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Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry has locations in Savannah, Statesboro & now Pooler

Come experience the Dogwood difference!

⭐ Statesboro: 912-402-KIDS (5437)
⭐ Savannah: 912-298-KIDS (5437)

⭐ Pooler: 912-200-8841

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SouthCoast Health: Indoor Activities To Do with Your Family During Winter

Wednesday, December 7th, 2022

SouthCoast Health experts compiled a list of fun indoor activities to do with your family during winter.

Find the list here.  

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Want to get connected with a SouthCoast Health physician? Click here to schedule an appointment or call 912.691.3600.

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(Savannah Pediatricians) Coastal Pediatrics in Savannah & Pooler

Tuesday, December 6th, 2022

Pediatrician searching? The team at  Coastal Pediatrics  does so much more than your regular office visit. They’re there for you to make sure you’ve got all the answers.

Coastal Pediatrics has offices in Savannah & Pooler.

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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