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Memorial Day Weekend 2021 Events & Summer Discount Code @ Georgia State Parks

Saturday, May 15th, 2021

Memorial Day festivities @ Fort King George Historic Site, Darien, Ga.

Memorial Day Commemoration @ Fort McAllister State Park, Richmond Hill
Sat. May 29, 2021, 10AM-3PM

An old fashioned Memorial Day. Living history interpretations will take place throughout the day including Musket Firing. Tour the fort, museum and grounds of Fort McAllister along the banks of the Ogeechee River.

Admission: $9


Skidaway Is. State Park Memorial Day Weekend events, Savannah

Junior Ranger Saturdays
Sat. May 29, 2021 8:30AM-4PM
Skidaway Island State Park
On every Saturday starting, participate with hands-on programs and work on earning your Jr. Ranger badge. Weekly events include birding, hiking, archery and exploring the park’s Interpretive Center and meeting our live critters. The day begins at 8:30AM and pick up is at 4PM. The last Saturday is July 31.
Cost: $15 plus $5 parking.

Pinecone Owl Craft
Sun. May 30, 2021 1-2 PM
Skidaway Island State Park – Savannah, GA
Create little owls using what you find at the park. All ages are welcome. The materials needed for this craft will be supplied. Please pre-register by calling the park office. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.


Memorial Day Weekend @ Fort King George Historic Site, Darien, Ga

Present and Fire!
Sat. May 29, 2021 10AM-Noon & 2-3PM
Fort King George Historic Site – Darien, GA
Two Redcoat soldiers demonstrate 18th-century musket drills and answer questions about the fort. $4.50-$7.50

Colonial Medicine
Sun. May 30, 2021 10AM-Noon & 2-3PM
Fort King George Historic Site – Darien, GA
Colonial medicine & practices performed during the 18th century. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.


Present and Fire!
Mon. May 31, 2021 10AM-Noon & 2-3PM
Fort King George Historic Site – Darien, GA
Two Redcoat soldiers will be demonstrating 18th-century musket drills and answering questions about the fort! $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.


Memorial Day Commemoration @ Fort Morris Historic Site, Midway

Memorial Day Commemoration
Sat. May 29, 2021 10AM-4PM
Fort Morris Historic Site – Midway, GA
To commemorate Memorial Day, Fort Morris, located on the Medway River in historic Sunbury, Georgia, will present hourly Revolutionary War soldier talks and musket and cannon firing demonstrations. $3-4.50 912-884-5999.


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

Plant Riverside will host family-friendly Memorial Day Celebration in Savannah, May 28-31

Saturday, May 15th, 2021

Memorial Day Weekend events Savannah Chatham County 2021 kids

Plant Riverside will host “Savannah Salutes” Memorial Day Celebration in Savannah, May 28-31 2021

Free Family-Friendly Event to Feature Live Music, Cirque Performances, Riverfront Cookout and More

“Savannah Salutes” Memorial Day Celebration from Fri. May 28 through Mon. May 31 @ Plant Riverside, Savannah. The family-friendly patriotic event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at Plant Riverside, located on Savannah’s historic riverfront at 400 W. River St.

The four-day event at Plant Riverside District will offer free live music from 1- 4PM and 7-10PM daily as well as performances by Savannah Cirque and food and drink options for all ages.

Additional highlights include performances by Savannah Cirque on Fri. May 28 and Sat. May 29 at 8:30PM and 9:30PM and on Sun. May 29 at 8:30PM in Montgomery Park. Plant Riverside District will also present nightly fountain shows in Martin Luther King, Jr. Park featuring patriotic music and a salute to the U.S. armed forces.

Throughout the holiday weekend, Plant Riverside District’s iconic smokestacks, fountains and other familiar landmarks will be illuminated with red, white and blue lights after dark. Food and drink specials will be available for purchase. Picnic blankets will be available for purchase for Memorial Day picnics

View a complete entertainment schedule, visit

(Cheerleading, Tumbling) Try-outs for Crowned Elite Athletics 2021-22 All-Star Program, Savannah

Sunday, May 9th, 2021

crowned elite gym cheerleading savannah chatham

Calling All- Star Athletes. Mark your calendars!

You will not want to miss Crowned Elite Athletics All-Star Evaluations June 1-4 2021 for the 2021-22 season. Open to all ages, all skill levels.

Contact Crowned Elite Athletics in Savannah today for more information. Email or call 912.308.5719

Crowned Elite Athletics is an All Star Cheerleading, Tumbling, and Training facility in Savannah.

If your child is interested in joining an all star cheerleading team or wants to participate in tumbling classes, Crowned Elite Athletics would love them to become a part of their cheer family. The primary goal is to teach sportsmanship, integrity, and character, and secondly the art of cheerleading and tumbling. All of coaches are USASF certified levels 1-5.

Learn more here. 


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(Savannah Summer Camps 2021) Flag Football Camps @ St. Andrew’s School

Friday, May 7th, 2021

Flag Football Summer Camp @ St. Andrew’s School, Savannah

Coach Blake Henry — the new head football coach at St. Andrew’s School is thrilled to add a flag football camp for 2021 summer camp.

This camp is for rising 2nd-8th grade. The goal of our camp is to have fun and learn the great game of football. Each day will be filled with flag football games and fun skills and drills! Each camper will have the opportunity to be coached by Coach Henry
and the St. Andrew’s assistant coaches and players.
Here’s a sample schedule of what to expect each day.
9AM – Check in and Group Warm Up
9:10AM – Huddle – Talk about Theme of the Day (Teamwork, Effort, Competition, Sportsmanship, Character)
9:20AM – Separate into teams for the week – Drill of the Day
9:50AM – Team Practices
10:15AM – First Game of the Day
10:55AM – Guest Speaker and Snack/Break
11:05AM – Group Activity (Capture the Flag, Sharks and Minnows)
11:30AM – Second Game of the Day
Noon – Dismissal
Each camper will need to wear a t-shirt and shorts. Please bring cleat or tennis shoes, sunscreen, a hat, and a water bottle.

Register online here. 

Questions? Contact Director Tricia Yates at or call (912)897- 4941.


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

(Parent & Me Activities) Music Together classes begin in Savannah

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

Music Together Savannah toddlers parents

Music Together Savannah

Music Together classes begin in Savannah May 15 2021

Music Together Coastal Voices and Grooves classes will start on Saturdays at 10AM May 15 2021 for kids birth through five and their grownups.

Classes will be held at the Gretchen Greene School of Dance in Savannah

Register online here. 

Every week in music classes at Music Together Coastal Voices and Grooves, babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and the grownups who love them come together to play together musically. Little ones love playing along in class, and caregivers love being a part of their children’s growth into confident music-makers. Everyone loves the songs that’ll have you tapping along in no time.

Music Together® is the perfect family activity in the Greater Savannah Metro region.

Sign up to visit a class free and experience it for yourself.


Email or call (515) 865-5299

Music Together classes for ages 0-5
10AM Saturdays starting May 15 2021
Gretchen Greene School of Dance
1007 Bryan Woods Loop
Savannah, Georgia 31410

Register online here. 


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New Visitor Center & Summer Discount Code at Skidaway Island State Park, Savannah

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

new Skidaway Island State Park visitor center interpretive

New Skidaway Island State Park Visitor Center, Savannah

Skidaway Island State Park will host a public ribbon-cutting celebration for its new visitor center at 10AM on May 13. The 6,300-square-foot building is now the first stop for those enjoying one of Georgia’s most popular state parks.

Designed to reflect the architectural style of neighboring communities, the facility spotlights the low-country barrier island. Floor-to-ceiling windows showcase the maritime forest and marsh, and guests can enjoy birding from a screened porch. Towering 20 feet high is a giant ground sloth skeleton, a replica of an ancient fossil found within the park in 1822. Nature exhibits include turtles and snakes, and 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.

Skidaway Island State Park is just 15 minutes from downtown Savannah, yet surrounded by peaceful tidal waterways and forest. Overnight guests can choose from small cabins or campsites shaded by live oaks and Spanish moss. During the day, visitors can enjoy hiking, biking, geocaching and ranger programs. The park’s Big Ferry Nature Trail is part of Georgia’s Colonial Coast Birding Trail, and colorful painted buntings are often spotted during spring.

To learn more, visit or call 912-598-2300.

The public is invited to attend the ceremony, and parking is $5. Skidaway Island State Park is operated by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

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


Summer Discount Code and Friends of Georgia State Parks are partnering to make it even easier to get outside with your kids this summer. 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 Island State Park Visitor Center Interpretive Savannah

2021 Summer Swim Teams in Savannah, Wilmington Is., Pooler

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

swim teams summer lessons in Savannah

Yes summer swim team competitions are happening in the Savannah area for Summer 2021.

Sign up your little swimmer for a summer swim league. Savannah Coastal Swim League (SCSL) offers competitive youth swimming in Savannah/Chatham County, Wilmington Island and Pooler during early summer.

Teams include Isle of Hope Sharks; Mayfair Marlins;  Wilmington Park Barracudas; Savannah Golf Club Stingrays; Savannah Quarters Sailfish; Savannah Yacht Club Commodores.

Some teams – such as Mayfair Marlins – do not require club membership to participate.

Swimmers of all levels are welcome.

The league includes regular practices as well as meets during which various teams compete against each other in June 2021.


Christmas in July 2021 @ Children’s Museum of Pooler

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

Christmas July Children's Museum Pooler

Christmas in July at Children’s Museum of Pooler
Thurs. July 1 2021, 9AM-2PM

Children and families are invited to deck the halls of Children’s Museum of Pooler with a day of festive fun for Christmas in July, Thurs, July 1, 9AM-2PM.

Children can enjoy Christmas BINGO, create fun Christmas crafts, decorate Christmas cookies, launch “snowballs” in the Air Wall, snap a picture with Santa, and have a blast in the exhibits.

Event is on Thursday, July 1, 9AM-2PM, and requires a special event ticket for members and nonmembers. Tickets are purchased at the door the day of the event.
Ticket Prices:
Members: $8
NonMembers $10
Special visit from Santa 10AM-Noon.

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

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(Savannah Summer Camps 2021) Affordable All Sports Camp for ages 6-12 @ GSU’s Armstrong campus

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

All Sports Camps Armstrong Georgia Southern Savannah

Affordable All-Sports Summer Camps, Savannah

The Campus Recreation and Intramural department on the Georgia Southern University – Armstrong Campus located in Savannah is excited to offer their annual summer camps for children, ages 6 to 12.

Campers will participate in several sports such as soccer, kickball, and dodgeball, along with water activities and a pizza party on the last day.

This camp is extremely affordable at $250 or $300 for Extended Care.

Hours are 8:30AM-3:30PM and Extended Care until 5PM. Dates are June 7-11 2021 and July 12-16 2021.

Register online here.

For more information please contact Sean Willett at


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Savannah Summer 2021 Sports: Soccer Shots, Ages 2-8

Sunday, May 2nd, 2021

Soccer Shots Savannah Summer 2021 toddlers preschoolers

Enrollment for the Soccer Shots Savannah Summer Park Season is now open for children ages 2-8!

Soccer Shots Savannah is kicking off the season and wants your child to join them on Soccer Island! Soccer Shots Savannah will continue to take a variety of precautions to keep both our children and staff safe including temp checks and coaches wearing masks.

Looking for a more personalized Soccer Shots Experience? You can now host a neighborhood season for your child and their friends right in your backyard! Your squad, your way- and you get 50% off as the host.

Call Soccer Shots Savannah at 762.333.1177 or email for details.

Visit to learn more about this program! Or go straight to the enrollment page and sign up for a location near you that meets at a time that fits your schedule at

Locations all throughout Savannah, Wilmington Island, Pooler, Richmond Hill, Rincon and Bluffton.


Want to try the program and meet the Soccer Shots Savannah awesome coaches before you enroll? There will be a free soccer day at Forsyth Park in Savannah on June 12 2021 for all children ages 2-8. You must preregister for this free event. Visit and search by the keyword “free” to be directed to the registration page.”

Enroll online @

Questions? Contact Rachel Wright, 762.333.1177,

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Summer 2021: Water Parks near Savannah

Sunday, May 2nd, 2021

Water Parks Near Savannah

Water parks will be reopening 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).


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.


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


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