Holiday Art Show, Gala and Silent Auction to Benefit the Blind
Through 17. Savannah Association for the Blind, Inc. will present its first holiday art show, Gala and Silent Auction. The show features artwork from local artists including 32 pieces of artwork by children from all over the world. For information, call 912-236-4473 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Art Show and Opening Gala will kick-off at Brockington Hall, 213 E. Hall St. on Dec. 3:30-9:30 pm A silent auction will take place throughout the evening, ending with a live auction. Beverages and light hors doeuvres will be served. The art will travel to two different galleries (The Butcher Art Gallery and The Soda Shop) to be displayed and sold to the community.
Free Class on Saving for the Future
Maybe you want to save for retirement, college, a family vacation, or even that big 3 to 6 Month Emergency Account all the news advisors are always talking about. But how do you save money while living paycheck to paycheck? This free class will discuss different types of savings accounts, how to develop a solid plan to reach your goals and offer real-life tips and ideas to grow your savings. To register to attend, call 912-691-2227 or email your name and phone number to email@example.com.
2 pm Dec. 5. Bull Street Public Library, 2002 Bull St.
6 pm Dec. 12. Carnegie Public Library, 537 E. Henry St.
King Tisdell Cottage Foundation Annual Meeting and membership campaign
5:30 pm Dec. 6. Beach Institutes West Gallery, 502 East Harris St. This meeting, open to all members and the public, will feature live music. The garden level and the gift shop also will be open for tours. In addition to the entertainment, KTCF volunteers and life members will be recognized, and newly elected board members will be introduced and installed.
December Entrepreneurial Workshops
The Moses Jackson Advancement Center, in conjunction with Savannah State University and the Small Business Assistance Corporation, are hosting two business workshops during the month of December. These workshops are designed to provide residents of Savannah with in-depth information on starting and funding their own small businesses. 1410 Richards St. All participants must be residents of Savannah. If you have any questions or would like to register for any of the workshops, call 912-55-2166 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
6:30-8 pm Dec. 8. 10 Steps to Starting a Business.
6:30-8 pm Dec. 13. Show me the Money! Securing a Business Loan in Tough Times.
Open Mic Comedy Night
8 pm Dec. 8. The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. Hosted by Jayk Johnson, this monthly event fills up fast and guarantees a good time. Sign up starts at 7 pm Free. For information, call 912-232-4447 or go to sentientbean.com.
Savannah Council on World Affairs Lecture
7:30 pm social; 8 pm program Dec. 8. Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. A lecture by Lt. Col. James Zumwalt (Ret.) presents Bare Feet, Iron Will Stories From The Other Side of Vietnams Battlefields. He shares the experiences of hundreds of North Vietnam veterans from foot soldiers to General Vo Nguyen Giap, the commander of the North Vietnamese Army. An internationally acclaimed best-selling author, Zumwalt writes extensively on foreign policy and defense issues. Free for members, students, educators and active military and spouses. $10 for non-members. For information go to savannahcwa.org/.
Inaugural Savannah Filmmaker Mixer
7-10:30 pm Dec. 8. El Fine Fusion Restaurant, Wilmington Island. . Presented by the Savannah Production Pool, Savannah Actors Pool and Savannah Extras Pool, this first-time event will kick off a new effort to better integrate a large community of revered production companies, skilled crew members and up-and-coming filmmakers. Guests will mingle with city officials, seasoned actors, multifaceted production assistants, revered film professors and professional extras. Confirmed production companies to be represented include Blue Voyage Productions, First City Films, JamesWorks Entertainment and Meddin Studios. Film Commission director Jay Self will also be in attendance, along with other key figures in the local and regional film community. Free/ Drinks, appetizers and meals will be available for purchase. For information, go to facebook.com/events/106007362849490/http://on.fb.me/FilmMixer.
The Sounds of Christmas A Kaleidoscope of Carols
8 pm Dec. 9. First Presbyterian Church on Hilton Head Island. This spirit-lifting concert will feature traditional carols and holiday tunes from England, Europe and the USA., among them three Christmas waltzes and lots of fun audience sing-a-longs. Guest appearance by our youth chorale. As the choral society celebrates their 36th season, be sure to bring your family and friends to one of the most popular concerts of the season. Tickets start at $20 per person and can be purchased online at hiltonheadchoralsociety.com or by calling 843-341-3818.
Santa Claws Lend a Hand to Save a Paw
11 am-4 pm Dec. 10 and 11. : Savannah PetSmart Store, 11132 Abercorn St. Pet pictures with Santa taken by professional photographers with the help of Save-A-Life elves. Have a keepsake picture taken of your four-legged children with Santa. Two legged children are welcome when accompanying their family pet. For the safety of your dogs and cats, please have them on a leash or in carriers. Have fun, preserve memories, and know you are helping less fortunate pets. Cost: $9.95 for one 4×6 picture and frame with PetPerks Card; $10.95 without card. Proceeds are shared with Save-A-Life Animal Welfare Agency and pets in-need nationwide. For information, call 912-598-SPAY or email email@example.com.
Denim and Diamonds Annual Pink Heals Ball
6:30-11:30 pm Dec. 9. Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, Pooler. Pink Heals Ball. Dress up or dress down. Enjoy dinner, entertainment and a silent auction. Food being catered by Miss Sophies. Tickets are $25. All proceeds stay in the community to assist women who are undergoing treatment and experiencing financial hardships. Tickets available at Patricks Uniforms or online at gapinktrucks.org.
4th Annual Yuletime Jam
6 pm-2 am Dec. 9. Tubbys Tankhouse, 2909 River Drive, Thunderbolt. Come join us at Tubbys Tankhouse in Thunderbolt where some of Savannahs best local talent will be entertaining you and raising money to support Americas Second Harvest Food Bank of Coastal Georgia. There will be complimentary beer and oysters between 6 pm and 8 p.m, (as long as beer and food supplies last) outside and Tubbys ever friendly bartenders will be serving you cocktails and cheer inside. Tickets are $15. For information, call 912-629-7910 or go to yuletidejam.com/Home_Page.html.
Zoe Foundation Winter Gala
7-10 pm Dec. 9. Vics on the River, 26 East Bay St. There will be live music by the Equinox Jazz Band, a cash bar, delicious Vics cuisine, silent auction and fantastic company. Help us reach our goal of 100 people to attend. Tickets $25. For information, call 940-782-1380, 913-508-1858 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Breakfast with Santa
8-10 am Dec. 10. Savannah Commons. One Peachtree Drive. Come enjoy the holiday season and have breakfast with Santa. Pictures will be taken and a delicious home cooked pancake breakfast will be served by Chef Eric Brown. Benefits Americas Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia. $10 for adults and $5 for children or the donation of a minimum of 6 canned good items. Please RSVP to this event at 912-927-0500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
God Abouts Christmas Candlelight Dinner Party
6 pm Dec. 10, Chapel by the Sea Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 809 Butler Ave., Tybee Island. The meal will be provided by the ministry with entertainment by Gina and Adam Rusgrove. This is a special dress-up dinner where ladies are asked to wear their Christmas best and men to sport a coat and tie. Due to limited seating, reservations are required by calling Betty and Jurell Davis at 912-897 2364.
Annual Tybee Boat Parade
Dec. 10. The Crab Shack. The festivities begin at 6:30 pm with a Hot Dog and Chili Bar that is available until 7:30 pm The Hot Dog and Chili Bar will be free for participants with a Second Harvest canned food donation and $5 for spectators with a Second Harvest canned food donation. Participants will also receive free docking for Friday and/or Saturday night. Boats depart The Crab Shack Docks at 7:15 pm and return at 8:30 pm Awards will be given at 9 pm for The Best Decorated, The Most Lights, The Most Enthusiastic Elves and The Longest Voyage. There will be music from 6:30-10 pm Sign up forms are available in The Crab Shack Gift Shack, or by calling 912-786-9857.
8 pm-midnight Dec. 10. American Legion Post 135, 1108 Bull St. Music by Band of Gold. Coat and tie required. $15 per person. For information call 912-507-1640 or 912-354-0732.
Christmas Tour of Homes and English Tea
10 am-3 pm Dec. 10. Wilmington Island United Methodist Church at 195 Wilmington Island Road. Hosted by the Wilmington Island Garden Club. The tour will provide exclusive access to five homes in Turners Rock. Entry to Turners Rock will be by private tour buses only. They will also have fresh seasonal arrangements and wreaths as well as beautiful crafts. This year the sale will also feature attic treasures and a bake sale. Tickets for the Tour with English Tea are $30. If you just want to enjoy the Tea, the tickets are $5. For information, email email@example.com.
Women in Business Expo
12-4 pm Dec. 10, Hilton Garden Savannah Midtown, 5711 Abercorn St. The expo is for women in business owners who want to showcase their talent, product or services. Cost: $150 for single booth, $200 for double booth. For information, call 912-346-4928 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winter Muster and Battle
8 am-6 pm Dec. 10, Fort MCAllister State Park. Georgia Spur 144/ Fort McAllister Road, Richmond Hill. Spend the day at the fort as Union and Confederate forces prepare for the climactic battle of Shermans March to the Sea. Guests will be able to witness the final assault battle for control of the fort at 5 pm Adults $6.50, Children $3.75. For information, call 912-727-2339.
New Balance Girls on the Run 5K
9 am Dec. 10. Tom Triplet Community Park, Pooler. Come out and help support a local nonprofit organization that encourages self-respect and healthy lifestyles for young girls through a creative after-school curriculum that integrates the power of running. The fee is $25, or $35 on race day. For information, call 912-224-2120 or email email@example.com. To register for the New Balance Girls on the Run 5K, go to girlsontherun-ga.org.
Hands of the Spirit
8 pm Dec. 10. Trustees Theater, 216 East Broughton St. A true story based on the life of African-American visionary artist JB Murray, an illiterate farm worker who became an artist of international acclaim. A reception at the King-Tisdell Cottage before the show features various folk artists along with Murray. A video portrayal of Murrays paintings is incorporated into the play. Dr. William Rawlings who treated Murray and is a principle character in the musical will be present at the performances along with Mary Padgelek the shows author. Tickets $5-$36. For information, call 912-247-4644.
Urban Hopes 1st Annual Christmas Decoration Contest
Through Dec. 10. Enter your homes Christmas decorations in Urban Hopes Christmas Decoration Contest. Your entry fee will be a donation to Urban Hope, a local nonprofit that gives inner city children an alternative to the streets. To enter all you need to do is purchase an entry donation ticket for $25 and be sure and give us your address. Winners will be announced on December 19th. You will also have a chance to get your friends, neighbors and family members to vote for your decorations to get bonus points. There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. Anyone who has an address in Savannah can enter (even local businesses). We will be judging all decorations that can be seen on the front, exterior of the address. We invite everyone to enter, whether you have Christmas, Holiday or Hanukkah Decorations. Enter the contest by calling 912-398-9811, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to urbanhopesavannah.org/event.
Christmas at Fort Morris
5-8 pm Dec. 10. Fort Morris State Historic Site, 2559 Fort Morris Road, Midway. Interpreters and volunteers in historical attire will fire the Christmas Guns (muskets) as a holiday salute across the countryside, wishing all a joyous season. Jamie Keena will raise the spirits of visitors with live colonial Christmas music. The Christmas Story will be read and the traditional Yule Log, representing warmth and light, will be brought in and thrown into a Christmas bon-fire that will be lit around twilight. Caroling of period songs and sharing colonial refreshments will also take place around the fire. Colonial Dancing will close out the festive evening and everyone will be invited to join the fun. Free. For information, call 912-884-5999 or email email@example.com.
Salt Marsh By Land and Sea
9 am-12 pm Dec. 10. Kayak the tidal creeks and salt marshes to learn the fascinating systems that influence our marshes. Your Wilderness Southeast Naturalist Guide will enthrall you with tales of this place. After observing marsh life near shore, and brief paddling instructions, youll be gliding over protected waters beginning in open channels and maneuvering into narrow passages between tall marsh grass. Its common for dolphin to surface close to your kayak, and for osprey or bald eagles to soar overhead. Well step out to stretch our legs and briefly explore a wild shore. $55 per person; tour size 4 to 10 people. Meet on Skidaway Island. Reservations required. For information, call 912-236-8115.
Savannah State 179th Commencement Ceremony
10 am Dec. 10. Tiger Arena, Savannah State University. Approximately 175 students will receive undergraduate and graduate degrees. The Honorable Tammy Stokes, Chatham County Recorders Court judge, will be the guest speaker. For information, call 912-358-3049.
Coastal Bicycle Touring Club Rincon Ride
10 am Dec. 10. Kroger Shopping center,5633 Ga 21, Rincon. Join CBTC for a 26 or 32 mile bike ride around Effingham County. For information, call 912-826-3657 or go to cbtc.org.
Armstrong Fall Commencement Ceremonies
Henry Hank Huckaby, the 12th Chancellor of the University System of Georgia, will deliver the keynote address at two Armstrong fall commencement ceremonies in Alumni Arena on the Armstrong campus. The university will award approximately 475 undergraduate degrees and 100 graduate degrees.
10 am Dec. 10. The College of Liberal Arts and College of Science and Technology ceremony.
1 pm Dec. 10. The College of Education and College of Health Professions ceremony.
For information, go to www.armstrong.edu.
55th Annual Tri-Church Festival
6 pm Dec. 11. St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church, Corner of Bull and Anderson streets. The choirs, parishes and surrounding communities of Bull Street Baptist, St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran and St. Pauls Greek Orthodox Churches have joined together in celebration of the Season. Enjoy the outdoor nativity, choral music, dancing, and sing-a-long carols. After the festival, join everyone at the St. Pauls Greek Orthodox Church Hellenic Center for a reception. Free and open to the public. For information, call 912-660-2654.
Colonial Christmas at Wormsloe
1 pm Dec. 11, Wormsloe Historic Site, 7601 Skidaway Road. Participate in activities such as caroling, burning of the yule log, dancing to live period music, and other holiday observances of the colonial period, including games and refreshments. Admission, $3.50-$5 For information, call 912-353-3023.
Rev. Peter Coln from Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry to speak
11 am The History of Hanukkah; 7 pm Middle Eastern Update; Dec. 11. Chapel By The Sea Baptist Church, 809 Butler Avenue, Tybee Island. The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry has been a prominent force in promoting better understanding between evangelical Christians and the Jewish community. While never compromising their commitment to the Gospel, they have vigorously promoted relationships with Jewish organizations and the government of Israel in order to create better understanding of our beliefs, our unwavering dedication to the survival of Israel, and those areas of national concern that impact both our communities. For information, call 912-786-4647.
Community Christmas Carol Sing
5 Pm Dec. 11. The Village at Skidaway Island. The Choirs of St. Peters Church and The Ceremonial Brass of Savannah will lead the festive sing-a-long of favorite Christmas carols near the Clock Tower on Skidaway Village Walk. Free. For information, call 912-598-7242 or email TMcKee@StPetersSavannah.org.
Savannahs 100 Celebrity Men Who Cook
3-5 pm Dec. 11. Historic Savannah Marriott Riverfront. More than 100 local celebrity men will prepare their favorite dishes and square- off in a fantastic cooking event Savannahs 100 Celebrity Men Who Cook. All proceeds will benefit The United Negro College Fund (UNCF). Your donation will help send some deserving students to the 39 member historically black colleges and universities. Over 200 students from Savannah are enrolled in UNCF schools. Donation $25 all you can eat. We are now actively recruiting cooks. If you are interested in becoming a celebrity cook this year, or if you are one of our previous celebrity cooks, call 912-232-6048 or 912-308-0209.
Second Sunday Tours At Bonaventure
2, 2:30 and 3 pm Dec. 11, 330 Bonaventure Road. The Bonaventure Historical Society tour guides will conduct tours of the historic sections of the cemetery. Free. Donations accepted. For information, go to bonaventurehistorical.org.
Flannery OConnor Fall Lecture Series
4 pm Dec. 11, 207 E. Charlton St. Bob Strozier reads Truman Capotes A Christmas Memory. One of the founding members of the Flannery OConnor Childhood Home and a retired professor of English at Armstrong Atlantic State University, Strozier returns for his annual reading of A Christmas Memory. Dont miss this much-loved holiday tradition. For information, call 912-233-6014 or go to flanneryoconnorhome.org.
Tybee Teddy Bear Tea Party
3-5 pm Dec. 11. Tybee Island Wedding Chapel, 1112 Hwy. 80, Tybee Island. Adults and children are welcome to attend a special Tybee Teddy Bear Tea Party, featuring cream tea served in hand-painted porcelain cups. Children will also have the opportunity to learn how to paint china with instructors on hand from the Georgia Seminars by the Sea Porcelain Arts School. Bring your own teddy bear. $25 per ticket, with all proceeds benefiting the historic Tybee Post Theater on Tybee Island. Ticket includes tea for teddy, child and one parent, guest, or chaperone. For information, call 912-495-6724 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Savannah Christian Church presents The Journey
6-8 pm Dec. 4 and Dec. 7-11, Groups depart every five minutes Savannah Christian Churchs Henderson Campus, 55 Al Henderson Blvd. Visitors to The Journey become part of the unfolding story as they follow the travels of Mary and Joseph to find an inn with no room, a shepherds plain, and a crude stable with a crying baby. Along the way, visitors encounter Roman Guards and evil King Herod, experience the excitement of the marketplace, and hear the angels. $5 each, family, military and first responder discounts available at SCCs The Source bookstore.
BC Christmas Concert at the Cathedral
7 pm Dec. 11. The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. The BC Christmas Concert is presented by Benedictine Military School and features music of the Christmas season by the Benedictine Cadet Chorus, 13th Colony Sound Barbershop Chorus of Savannah, Benedictine Class of 2012, and other performers. There will be brass, organ and choral performances during this event. Free. For information, call912-644-7008 or go to thebc400.com.
Savannah Harbor Foundations Musical Mondays
7 pm Dec. 12. Westin Savannah Harbor Resort amp; Spa, One Resort Drive. Garrison Wind Ensemble performs for this free concert, a family-friendly event of holiday cheer. For information, call 912-201-2000.
Kroger Offers Free Health Screenings
By appointment, Kroger, 318 Mall Blvd. Free health screenings include counseling by a trained Kroger pharmacist in addition to receiving screenings for blood glucose, blood pressure, body mass index and lipid panel which includes total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and triglycerides. To receive these services, customers must schedule an appointment by calling 877-444-9689.
Second LIFE Thrift Store
Saturdays. Second Life, 308 Central Ave., Guyton. Winter wear is now out so come in and check out our reasonable prices. LIFE Inc. is a nonprofit organization with a focus of giving people with disabilities the tools that will enable them to be more independent. Your purchase from Second LIFE will go for home modifications such as wheelchair ramps, door widening, roll-in showers and assistive technology. LIFE Inc. was established 25 years ago in Savannah. LIFEs service area is 11 counties. Donations of childrens clothes, sizes infant to 16, will be accepted by calling 912-772-4162. No stains or tears please. Monetary donations are also welcome.
YMCA Winter Youth Basketball amp; Cheerleading Registration
Through Dec. 2. YMCA of Coastal Georgia branches are now accepting registration for youth basketball and cheerleading. We have age divisions available for youth 7-18 years old and our micro league for children ages 3-6. Financial Assistance is available. To locate a branch near you and to register go to ymcaofcoastalga.org.
7:30 pm First and third Thursdays, Locos, 301 W. Broughton St., upstairs. Were an informal, left-leaning group of folks who meet to talk about politics, the economy, sports, entertainment and anything else that pops up. Come join us. For information, go to DrinkingLiberally.org.
Historic Savannah Chapter ABWA Meeting
6:00-7:50 pm second Thursday of the month, Candler Heart amp; Lung Building, room 2. The Historic Savannah Chapter of the American Business Womens Association meets. The cost is free. For information, call 912-925-4980 or email email@example.com.
Bank of Americas Museums on Us
First full weekend of each month, through December. Through Museums on Us, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders in Georgia and nationwide receive free admission to more than 150 museums. Among them are Telfair Museums, Atlanta History Center, Booth Western Art Museum, High Museum of Art and Tellus Science Museum.
Psychotronic Film Night
8 pm every Wednesday, The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. The Psychotronic Film Society of Savannah shows obscure and/or under-appreciated films from around the world every Wednesday. Whether extremely well-made or so bad theyre good, their selections are always rare, unique and memorable. Check their Facebook page for updated listings. For information, call 912-232-4447 or go to sentientbean.com/events/view/1433.
10-11:30 am first and third Monday of each month. Islands YMCA, 66 Johnny Mercer Blvd. MOMSnext invites moms to come, just as they are, to experience personal growth and practical help relevant to mothering during the school-aged years. Childcare provided upon request. For information, call 912-898-4344 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Toastmasters Club Meeting
Noon each Tuesday, Savannah Mall across from Hill of Beans Coffee Shop. The SBC Southside Toastmasters Club meets weekly. For information, call 912-507-3577 or go to www.sbcsouthsidetm.com.
Pooler Business Network
11 am first and third Thursday of each month. Lovezzolas Pizza, 320 US 80. Come and network with us. All business owners welcome. Cost for lunch. For information, call 912-308-6768 or go topnconnections.org.
10-11 am Every Friday, Puppet People Party Place, 3119 Furber Ave, Thunderbolt. There will be an interactive puppet show, tour of the studio and mom and me puppet craft. Walk-ins Welcome, Reservations preferred. Cost: $10; $8 second child; Parents free. For information, call 912-355-3366 or go to Puppets@PuppetPeople.com.
Forsyth Farmers Market
9 am- 1 pm every Saturday, Forsyth Farmers Market, Bull St. and West Park Ave. Farmers and local vendors will be at the south end of Forsyth Park. SNAP/EBT and WIC accepted. Free to browse. For information, call forsythfarmersmarket.org.
Savannah Womens Business Network
11 am second and fourth Wednesday of each month. The Exchange Tavern, 6710 Waters Ave. Come and join us for our luncheon/networking event. Cost for lunch. For information, call 912-572-2362 or go pnconnections.org.
Weekend Cannon Firings
9 am6:30 pm Saturdays and Sundays, three times daily, Fort Pulaski National Monument, US 80. The park features the nations largest fully functional reproduction cannon. Historic weapon demonstrations follow historic guidelines and portray uniforms and equipment of the Civil War. Cost: $5 entrance free, ages 15 and under free. For information, call 912- 786-5787 or go to nps.gov/fopu.
7:30-10:30 pm Fridays, Ruths Chris Steak House, 111 W. Bay St. The Kim Polotes jazz trio will be playing the music of Johnny Mercer. For information, call 912-721-4800 or go to ruthschris.com.
Thrift and Gift Store
10 am-2 pm Tuesday and Thursday, 8 am-12 noon. Saturdays. St. Elizabeths Attic, 16491 Hwy 144, Richmond Hill. Jewelry, appliances, clothes, furniture, books, childrens toys and games are available. All proceeds are donated to local charities. For more, call 912-727-2664.
Salvation Army Conservatory of the Performing Arts
5:30-8:30 pm Tuesday and Thursday, Salvation Army, 3000 Bee Road. Classes in drama, brass, woodwind, vocal, dance, guitar and piano. All ages. Cost: $6 per lesson, fall, winter and spring quarters. For information, call Lt. Shauntrice at 912-352-8366.
Womens Self Defense Classes
7 pm every Tuesday, Elite Martial Arts Academy, Ste. 107, 1024 Highway 80 W. Sponsored by the Guardian Angels and the Academy. Cost: Free. For information, call 912-484-3007
4:30 pm Wednesday, Southwest Chatham Branch Library, 14097 Abercorn St. These sessions are filled with stories, songs, music and activities, especially for ages five to ten. For information, call 912-925-8305
4 pm Wednesdays, Islands Branch Library, 125 Wilmington Road. Practice your reading skills with one of our furry friends. Ages five and older. For information, call 912-897-6233.
The Quilting Project
2-6 pm Tuesdays, Wesley Community Centers, 1601 Drayton St. Learn the art, history and technique to making quilts. For information, call 912-447-5711.
7-9 pm every Thursday, Savannah Mall, 14045 Abercorn St. (meeting room-lower level). Open to all female singers. For information, call 912-598-3005.
Toddler Third Thursday
10-11:30 am every third Thursday, Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St. This program is designed especially for preschoolers ages 3-5 and their adult companions. Toddlers will explore artwork from both our permanent and temporary exhibitions followed by a visit to the Jepson Education Studios. Cost is $5 per child with adult admission. For information, call 912-790-8800 or go to telfair.org.
Housing Authority of Savannah Neighborhood Resource Center
Job Readiness Counseling, 9 am-12 noon, Mondays-Fridays. By Appointment Only. In collaboration with Georgia Department of Labor.
Adult Literacy/GED, 9 am12 noon and 14 pm Mondays-Thursdays. In collaboration with Savannah Technical College.
Basic Computer/Clerical Training, 13 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays.
In collaboration with Coastal Empire Goodwill Industries.
Free and open to the public, all classes are held at HAS Neighborhood Resource Center, 1407 Wheaton St. For information, call 912-232-4232, Ext. 115 or go to savannahpha.com.
The Market at Trustees Gardens
9 am-1 pm Saturdays. The market, located at 10 East Broad St. next to the Pirates House Restaurant, features local organic produce, food products, arts and crafts, live music, health and wellness information, and cooking demonstrations from local restaurants. SNAP/EBT and WIC accepted. For information, call 912-443-3253, email@example.com or go to trusteesmarket.com.
First Friday for Folk Music
7:30 – 9:30 pm first Friday of each month, First Presbyterian Church, 520 East Washington Ave. Sponsored by the Savannah Folk Music Society, this smoke-free, alcohol-free and family-friendly event features local and touring folk musicians Recommended donation of $2 per person. For information, call 912-786-6953 or go to savannahfolk.org.
ST. ALMO will have informal dog walks at 5 pm Sundays, weather permitting. Meet at Canine Palace, 612 Abercorn St. For more information, call 912-234-3336.
Safe Kids Savannah Car Seat Safety Inspection Station
9 am every Wednesday, Safe Kids Savannah, 420 Mall Blvd. Child car seat safety inspections are held by certified child passenger safety technicians. They will help examine child safety seats for recalls and to make sure the seats are installed correctly. For information and to schedule an appointment, call 912-356-2160 or go to safekidssavannah.org.
8 pm every 1st and 3rd Thursday, Savannah Ballroom, 11 Travis Street. Come on out for dance parties at the Savannah Ballroom. Cost: $10/person and $15/couple. All Ages. For information, call 912-335-3335 or go to savannahballroomdancing.com.
Barbeque Dinner amp; Karaoke Night
5-7:30 pm (dinner), 7 pm-until. (karaoke) every first Friday, American Legion Post #184, 1 Legion Drive, Thunderbolt. Dinner includes chopped barbeque, coleslaw, fancy baked beans, roll, beverage and dessert. Cost: $7/plate. All singers invited to karaoke night, no cover or admission. For information, call 912-354-5515 or 912-663-8353 or go to americanlegionpost184.org.
5-7:30 pm every 3rd Friday, American Legion Post #184, 1 Legion Drive, Thunderbolt. Fish Fry includes fish fillet, french fries, hush puppies, cheese grits, cole slaw and beverages. Cost: $8/plate. Desserts available from the Ladies Auxillary unit at additional cost. For information, call 912-354-5515 or 912-663-8353 or go to americanlegionpost184.org.
The Odd Lot Improv Comedy Troupe
8 pm Mondays, Muse Arts Warehouse, 703 Louisville Road. Improvisation show by Savannahs premiere comedy troupe, with bits of original comedy skits worked in. $5 (or what you can). For information, go to oddlot.org.
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