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(Savannah Fall Festivals 2023) Frogwarts tickets now open to the public

Monday, September 18th, 2023

Ticket sales for Frogwarts: A Magical Adventure 2023 in Savannah are now open to the public!

Click here to secure your spot for this fun-filled magical event. Reminder that Coastal Heritage Society members receive discounted admission!

On Sun. Oct. 15, 11AM – 3PM, Georgia State Railroad Museum and Savannah Children’s Museum will transform into a magical Harry Potter-themed experience during “Frogwarts.”

Children and their grown-ups will be immersed in STEAM activities, such as chemistry, engineering, biology, and art, all disguised as magical classes inspired by the beloved book series. Various activities will be led by community partners, including Lowcountry Turners, Callaway Critters, Georgia Southern Center for Wildlife Education, Memorial Health Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital, and Live Oak Public Libraries.

Tickets for this event are $15 for CHS members and $17 for non-members and can be purchased here.


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Enter your child to win a totally free month of Kindermusik Savannah for October 2023

Monday, September 18th, 2023

Deadline for entries is Sept. 30 at 12:00 AM!

Fall in love with music!

This October, Kindermusik with 88 Keys is offering a free month of classes to one random winner

Anyone may enter with a child aged 0-7 years! Limit of 1 child per family; only 1 entry permitted.

Winner must be available to attend on at least one of these days Kindermusik offers classes in Bloomingdale. You choose the class of your choice and attend it once per week. Included in the prize is the digital online home materials that correspond with the month of classes.

Enter your child at kindermusikwith88keys.com

Text 912-432-5885 with any questions! 

Kindermusik…A Good Beginning Never Ends. 


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Frogwarts 2023: Ticket presale is now open for Coastal Heritage Society members; ticket sales open to the public on Sept. 18

Tuesday, September 12th, 2023

Attention Coastal Heritage Society Members: Membership-discounted tickets for Frogwarts 2023 are available now!

Members can purchase tickets online here. (Please note that registration is currently only open for Coastal Heritage Society members.)

Not a CHS member yet but would like to be? Become a member here.

Ticket sales will open to the public on Mon. Sept. 18 2023.

Frogwarts 2023

It’s that time of year again! Georgia State Railroad Museum and Savannah Children’s Museum will transform into a magical Harry Potter-themed experience during “Frogwarts” on Sun. Oct. 15, 11AM-3PM.

Children and their grown-ups will be immersed in STEAM activities, such as chemistry, engineering, biology, and art, all disguised as magical classes inspired by the beloved book series. Various activities will be led by community partners, including Lowcountry Turners, Callaway Critters, Georgia Southern Center for Wildlife Education, Memorial Health Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital, and Live Oak Public Libraries.

Tickets for this event are $15 for CHS members and $17 for non-members and can be purchased online here
(sales open today for members, and on Monday, 9/18 for non-members).

Be there for a day of magical learning!


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Toddler playdates @ Savannah Sharks gym

Monday, September 11th, 2023

Toddler Gym Playdates @ Savannah Sharks gym

Savannah Toddler Parent & Me Playdates are back in action.

Come to Savannah Sharks gym for some exciting fun/

For ages crawlers to age 4 @ Savannah Sharks Savannah gym, 9AM-10:20AM & 10:30-Noon Mondays & Fridays.

These “play dates” are unstructured playtime with age-appropriate toys, swings, slides, a bouncy house, and more. It is a great way to get your child out of the house and around other children in a safe, clean and fun environment. 

An adult is required to be present to supervise your child at all times as supervision is not provided.

Questions? Please text 912-308-3818

Savannah Sharks gym is @ 1686 E. Presidents St.


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September Musical Playdates @ Kindermusik Savannah

Monday, September 11th, 2023

You’re invited to take part in a Saturday Farm-themed playdate, Sept. 23, Savannah

Parents and children together are invited to a Kindermusik Savannah “On the Farm” playdate to engage with instruments, singing, moving, dancing, story time, and more.

For children ages 0-7 & their caregiver.

Limited spaces.

Claim your child’s spot before it fills

Every enrolled child will get:

*A 40-minute class packed with learning, love, and laughter

*A Kindermusik instrument/prop to take home

*A $5 coupon for our weekly studio classes

More details:

*Ages 0-7: Our class is geared toward newborns all the way up to 7-year-olds! Multiple caregivers are welcome, so bring the whole family along!

*Limited capacity: Our September musical playdate will be held TWICE on Saturday, September 23, 2023: 10am and 11am. Don’t delay in enrolling, as spots are limited and will be closed as soon as the spaces fill. Typically our playdates fill before the date so grab your spot now!

*Cost: $20 for first child; only $12 per sibling

*Location: Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano Studio; 183 Deerfield Rd W, Bloomingdale GA 31302

Enroll online here.


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(Parent & Me Activities) Toddler Tuesdays @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Wednesday, September 6th, 2023

Oatland Island Toddler Tuesdays: For kids ages 1-4 & their caregivers

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Toddler Tuesday is a program @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah for 1-4 year old children and their caregivers that focuses on one of Oatland’s animals, or a relevant nature theme. The program meets at the picnic pavilion​ and includes singing, finger play, a story, and a possible encounter with one of ​Oatland’s furry, feathered or scaly​ residents.

Occasionally the program ventures to an exhibit, so dress appropriately and bring your stroller and walking shoes. Toddler Tuesday is weather dependent and in case of extreme weather and a cancellation is called for,​ attendees will be emailed at the address you registered your child with.

​Sessions are offered twice on Tuesdays from 10AM-10:30AM & 11AM-11:30AM and registration is not required, but it helps us speed up check in and if there is a cancellation you will be the first to know. 

Program Cost:

$5 for adults / free for adult FOO members

$3 for military adults/ free for adult FOO members

$5 for children participating in the program (FOO members and non members must pay program fee)

$3 per class if you buy a multi pass punch card (6 class minimum purchase)

​You can purchase a punch card for your child’s admission for repeat visits at the class sign-in table, or at the front desk lobby anytime! Find out more information here!

If you are a preschool or day care you will need to call 395-1510 or click here to book a private program as this program is designed for the general public. 

Find links to the registration forms for each session here.​


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Enrichment Saturday with the vultures @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Wednesday, September 6th, 2023

Enrichment Saturdays allow the public to see some of the special work that often goes on behind-the-scenes at Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah.

This is an opportunity to witness how the Animal Care Staff provides special treats and activities to help hone the animals’ natural behaviors.

Adults and children will participate in creating enrichment material for our resident black vultures and will watch them experience their special creations.

Enrichment Saturday – Vultures: Sept 16 2023, 9:30-10:30AM

• Tickets are limited to 10 people per session
• $20 per person, for all ages. All attendees must have a ticket.
• All participants must be at least 4 years of age. Minors must be accompanied by a paid adult.
• Your ticket price includes admission to Oatland for the day, so feel free to stay and see the other animals after your program.

Learn more & buy tickets here.


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Art Start Stroller + Toddler Tour, Drop-In Studio @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah

Tuesday, September 5th, 2023

Registration open for September 2023 parent-&-me museum event in Savannah

Start your day with art with Art Start Stroller & Toddler Tour @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center in Savannah.

September 2023 Art Start is Sept. 21, 10:30AM

Once a month, the museum’s youngest patrons are invited to the Jepson Center for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here.

Come play and learn and explore the new Telfair Children’s Art Museum!

Space is limited, pre-register to secure your spot. 

$5 per child | Adults: members free, non-members $12

Register online here.


Drop-In Studio on Saturday & Sunday @ Telfair Museum’s Jepson Center, Savannah

Every Saturday & Sunday | 10AM –2PM @ Jepson Center, Savannah

FREE with museum admission

Take time to unleash your creativity, visit Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center studios in Savannah every Saturday and Sunday between 10AM and 2PM for artmaking projects for all ages!

Work at your own pace and comfort level through an array of creative mediums such as watercolors, collage, calligraphy, origami, coloring books and much more.

Each month features a special project designed to connect with an exhibition at the museum.

A studio assistant is on hand to answer questions and assist guests.

Drop-In Studio is perfect for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.


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(Savannah Fall Festivals, Halloween Events) Annual Halloween Hike @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Monday, September 4th, 2023

Oatland Island Wildlife Center Halloween HIke 2023, Savannah

A favorite annual event in Savannah: Oatland Island Wildlife Center’s Halloween Hike will be Oct 13 & 14 2023.

Make plans to take your kids to this annual not so scary Halloween Hike through the trails at Oatland Island.

TIcket sales open 9/24. Register online here.

As with previous years, advanced ticket reservations are required and will be available for two sessions per evening to spread out visitation, reduce gatherings and allow proper parking. 

There will be no day of, or onsite sales. 

Tickets are non-refundable and will only be valid during the specified time frame and date purchased.

**In the event of a full weather cancellation, a rain date will be offered​.**​

If you are traveling in multiple vehicles, under one registration, please have your party caravan together prior to entering the car line. There is nowhere to pull over and wait and this will help with keeping the line coming into the Oatland Island for the Halloween Hike moving.

TIcket sales open 9/24. Register online here.


​​​Children’s Tickets: ​$10 each​​. ​Adult Tickets: $8 each​​
Presale of tickets will happen mid to late September.
Halloween Hike 2023 @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah
Oct. 13 & 14 2023, 5-8PM


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Parents & Me Music Class for Babies @ Kindermusik Savannah

Sunday, September 3rd, 2023

Come to Kindermusik 11AM Mondays class with your baby

Start the week off with some intentional learning and bonding time with your baby!

Kindermusik Savannah now announces spaces open in their Monday 11AM music & movement class for ages 0-24 months.

For a free visit, text FREE to 912-432-5885 or visit kindermusikwith88keys.com for more info. 

Kindermusik…A Good Beginning Never Ends. 


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Sibling discount on parent-and-me music classes, Savannah

Monday, August 28th, 2023

Sibling discount on Kindermusik parent & me classes, Savannah

Sibling discount on parent-and-me music classes!

Kindermusik with 88 Keys offers $20 off your second child’s class enrollment in our family classes!

Bring your multiples to one of Kindermusik classes for ages 0-7!

Options are Monday at 10AM, Mondays at 6:30PM, Tuesdays at 10AM, Wednesdays at 10AM, and Wednesdays at 11AM.

Text 912-432-5885 to set up a free trial class or visit kindermusikwith88keys.com. 


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Teddy Bear Clinic @ Children’s Museum of Pooler

Sunday, August 27th, 2023

Teddy Bear Clinic @ Children’s Museum of Pooler

Bring your favorite teddy bear or stuffed animal for a check up at the Children’s Museum of Pooler on Sat. Sept. 9 2023, 10AM-Noon with Mercer University School of Medicine & SouthCoast Health.

Free with museum admission.

Children’s Museum of Pooler, 200 Tanger Outlets Blvd. Suite 589, Pooler GA 31322


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Savannah Children’s Museum School-Year Hours

Sunday, August 27th, 2023

Savannah Children’s Museum Hours

Savannah Children’s Museum School Hours will begin on Wed. Sept. 6 2023. SCM will be open Wednesday – Sunday from 9AM -3PM, and closed on Mondays and Tuesdays for field trips.

Please note that SCM will have Special Open days for Labor Day weekend: open on Sun. Sept. 3 and Mon. Sept. 4 2023 and closed on Tues. Sept. 5 2023.

The lower courtyard is also currently OPEN! We look forward to seeing you soon.

For the most up-to-date information, please check SCM social media.


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Giveaway: Four tickets to Paw Patrol Live! in Savannah

Friday, August 18th, 2023

PAW Patrol Live! sets sail with a pirate adventure @ Savannah shows Sept. 2-3 2023!

🐾And you can win tickets to PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” Coming to Johnny Mercer Theatre in Savannah Sept 2 & 3 2023.

SouthernMamas.com is giving away a family four-pack of tickets to the Sun. Sept. 3 show @ 5PM.

🐾To Enter to win, visit SouthernMamas.com on Instagram here or on Facebook here . Under the giveaway post, in the comments share your favorite place to go in Savannah & the Lowcountry with your kids. We’ll pick a winner at random & name the winner here at 9PM this Sun. Aug. 27.

🎫Want your tickets now?! Get them today here 

About the show

PAW Patrol Live! sets sail with a pirate adventure!
It’s Pirate Day in Adventure Bay and Ryder will need all paws on deck as he and the PAW Patrol discover a secret treasure map while on a mission to rescue Cap’n Turbot from a mysterious cavern. It’s up to Chase, Marshall, Skye and all their heroic pirate pup friends to save the day and find the pirate treasure before Mayor Humdinger finds it first!

Johnny Mercer Theatre
Sept 2-3, 2023


Sat. Sept. 2, 2023 11am & 3pm
Sun. Sept. 3, 2023 1pm & 5pm
Purchase a VIP Package and become a VIP- Very Important Pup! The VIP package includes a premium seat and exclusive Photo Op with PAW Patrol characters after the show. Each adult & child (age 1 & up) in a group must have a VIP ticket.

Tickets are on sale now at the Johnny Mercer Theatre Box Office and through Ticketmaster.com.

Purchase tickets online here.

Savannah parent-&-me programs: Kindermusik monthly playdates

Saturday, August 5th, 2023

Kindermusik monthly musical playdates

THIS Saturday, August 19:  Kindermusik in Savannah is taking a trip Around the World in their August musical playdates! Beat drums, toot flutes, strum strings, and dance to the rhythms of the nations!

You will explore a variety of musical styles authentic to the many different countries and cultures of our world.

Open to newborns to 7 years old and their caregivers.  Offered at 10AM and 11AM on Sat. Aug. 19, 2023.  Spaces limited and classes fill quickly – enroll today at kindermusikwith88keys.com or text 912-432-5885 for more info.


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Parent & Child Movement & Music Classes @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Friday, August 4th, 2023

Registration open for parent & me classes music & movement classes, Savannah

Budding artists and their parents are invited to come to the Savannah Cultural Arts Center this fall for parent/child movement and music classes!

Parent Child Movement

Wednesdays, 10-10:45AM | Ages 2-3 with Parent

This class offers interactive bonding time with parent and child. Play with your child in song and dance, helping them achieve confidence in cognitive and motor skills. Using props and imagination in themed organized play connects you with your child while watching their independence develop.

Parent Child Music

Saturdays, 11:30AM-12PM Ages 0-2 Years with parent

Grow the bond with your baby through music stimulation! Exposing your child to music from an early age ignites all areas of child development. Surrounded by sounds, instruments, and rhythms you will be helping your baby to develop social – emotional, motor, cognitive, language and literacy skills.

All classes take place at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center at 201 Montgomery St.

View all classes and register online here.


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Parent & Me and Preschool Classes @ Savannah Sharks gym

Tuesday, August 1st, 2023

Savannah Sharks Classes

Check out the new preschooler class and parent & me class starting in August 2023 @ Savannah Sharks gym

Parent & Me Class @ Savannah SharksSavannah

Registration is open for a new Parent & Me class @ Savannah Sharks Savannah location. Class is 9:30-10:15AM Mondays followed by a toddler play date 10:30AM-Noon. For ages 2-4 and their caregivers.

There’s also a preschool minnows class @ 1:15PM Mondays & Wednesdays.

Sign up here.


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SouthernMamas.com E-letter: Things with kids in Savannah & the Lowcountry

Tuesday, August 1st, 2023

SouthernMamas.com E-letter, Aug. 9

This free weekly SouthernMamas.com e-letter in your email every Wednesday keeps you savvy about all the kid-friendly happenings in Savannah & the Lowcountry including free events, after-school activities, parent & me programs and more.

Read it here.

Subscribe for free here.


(Parent & Me) Kindermusik Savannah baby classes

Sunday, July 30th, 2023

Kindermusik Savannah classes for babies @ 11AM Mondays & Tuesdays

Schedules are soon changing for school aged children…why not carve out some special together time with your baby or toddler?

First Kindermusik trial class is FREE!

Text 912-432-5885 for more info about our classes for ages 0-7!  

Visit  kindermusikwith88keys.com. Voted top 5% of programs worldwide by Kindermusik International and now celebrating 21 years serving the coastal empire! 

Kindermusik…music now, skills for life. 


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Save the date: Healthy Me! @ Savannah Children’s Museum

Saturday, July 29th, 2023

Teddy bear clinic & more wellness-themed kids’ activities @ annual Healthy Me! event

Save the date for the Healthy Me! event, Sat. August 12 2023, 10AM – 1PM @ Savannah Children’s Museum for this fun day of educating our children about healthy living, while showcasing immersive wellness programs and a great roster of community partners.

Event partners include Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry, TRIBE Savannah, Georgia Bikes, Memorial Health, and Soccer Shots!

Mercer Medical School will host a teddy bear clinic where children can bring stuffed animals for a wellness checkup. Savannah Children’s Museum educators will lead health and wellness-themed activities throughout the day.

This event is sponsored by Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry and Memorial Health Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital.

This event is FREE for Coastal Heritage Society members and visitors who receive EBT/SNAP/WIC benefits as part of CHS All In. Find info on how to become a CHS member here.

Purchase Savannah Children’s Museum admission tickets here.


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Open Auditions This Weekend for Tybee Ballet Theatre’s The Land of the Sweets

Saturday, July 29th, 2023

Come to open auditions for The Land of the Sweets ‘23!

For ages 6 & older. Walk ins welcome.

Details here.


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Sign up for Pre-Ballet, Ballet, Tap, Modern Dance youth classes @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Friday, July 28th, 2023

Registration open for youth dance classes @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Everyone is invited to move and create with dance classes at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center!

From our youngest dancer with their parents to an introduction to modern dance, there’s a class for you!

Parent/Child Movement | Wednesdays 10:00am | Ages 2-3

Pre-Ballet |Wednesdays 9:15am | Ages 3-5

Ballet/Tap Combo | Thursdays 9:15am | Ages 5-6

Ballet/Jazz Combo | Wednesdays 11:00am | Ages 7-12

Modern Dance | Thursdays 2:00pm | Ages 9-13

Magical Movement | Saturdays 9:30am | Ages 7-12

Class for Teens too! Our teen dance classes focus on both improv in dance and dance composition. Stretch your imagination and your body!

All classes take place at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center at 201 Montgomery St.

View all classes and register online here


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Root Beer Floats @ Westin Savannah to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Friday, July 28th, 2023

Marriott properties will once again host Root Beer float socials throughout the month of August to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa will join in raising their Mugs for Miracles this Thurs. August 10 from 3-5PM in Westin’s Main Lobby.

All donations and proceeds will go to The Children’s Hospital of Georgia. Accepting cash donations only. Money raised will help the hospital fund the life-saving therapies, highly specialized medical equipment, research, advanced training for staff, and family assistance needed to ensure kids have the very best healthcare.

If you cannot join in but would still like to donate to the cause you can directly donate to our Local CMN Hospital here


What to do in Savannah with kids: Savannah Children’s Museum

Tuesday, July 25th, 2023

Have you been to Savannah Children’s Museum lately?

Savannah Children’s Museum summer hours are Monday through Saturday, 9AM – 2PM, weather permitting. Closed Sundays.

The museum – which is outdoors – features over a dozen exhibits designed to expand the imaginations of children including an exploration maze, a reading nook and a sensory garden.

Daily programming with varying themes:

10AM | Storytime
12pm | STEAM Studio or Bottle Rocket Demonstration
1:30pm | Young Explorers or Healthy Me

Find admission ticket info here.

Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Road, Savannah, GA

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