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Networking/Community Events for Week of Apr 24-39, 2017
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Tourism Leadership Council, TLC Lunch at Ships of the Sea Museum 
Harold Tessendorf (executive director of Habitat for Humanity Savannah) -Guest Speaker
Sarah Wright(GM-Gingerbread House), Michele Thompson(Spectrum Printing), Molly Swagler,(TLC) 
 Willa(Habitat for Humanity) , Jamie Weaver(Savannah Wedding Vendors/Photographer), Michael T. Owen(TLC) 
Update from Marianne & Scott:
Hey Y'all!! So glad to introduce our newest 2017 Annual Partner, David Pence of AllState Insurance (Shown left with Mayor Eddie Deloach at the V ision Quest Fundraiser for the Blind). David has come on board to help sponsor our Monthly Charity Event Series: SavannahHELPS ! We are beyond excited about the official launch party of this Tues with the launch of the new management team & courtyard at the beautiful historic Gingerbread House. Please come meet Jacob Thompson & Sarah Wright! Before our big night, that morning we will be at Savannah Coffee Roasters with Tonya Reed and the ladies at (NAWIC) National Women in Construction monthly meeting. On Wed, heading to United Way Hands on Volunteer Awards for lunch for Hands on Savannah to see Lisa Clark, Greg Schroeder, & the rest of the team! That evening, off to the Top Deck at the Cotton Sail to network with professionals in the creative industries at the April  C-Spot with Cari Phelps and friends! Bright & early on Thurs we will be at Memorial Hospital for the monthly GSCOA, Greater Savannah  Coalition on Aging to see Joyce McBride, Kevin Hertzwig, Allison Adams, Larry Speir & oither excutives in the elder care industies.  Then for lunch to Cohen's Retreat for the Buy Local lunch with Mickey Minick, Michele Thompson and other locally owned & operated business owners! That evening off to Wine, Women & Shoes benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities at the Hyatt Regency with Bill Sorochak, Katie Cleland, Nina Gompels, Andre Noujam with Shoe Be Do & Chad Scribner with Ben & Jerry'ss! You know if it has Wine & Shoes in a title, Marianne cannot resist!! Finally Friday we will be at Pearls of Power for the Rape Crisis Center with Kesha Gibson-Carter at the American Legion Ballroom! On Saturday off to the Sidewalk Arts Festival put on by SCAD and the Annual Book Sale with the Georgia Historical Society! Hope to see you this week. Please support our new website launch, check it out and give us feedback!, we are here for YOU! Thank our Patrners who help bring you this FREE  community service! 
CALLING ALL EVENT PLANNERS!  -Save the date! We're hosting a COURTYARD PARTY at the GINGERBREAD HOUSE - for everyone to meet Sarah Wright, the NEW on-site General Manager for this historic venue. Guests will get to see the new oudoor courtyard space, perfect for weddings/garden parties. We'll also celebrate the LAUNCH of our new NONPROFIT EVENTS COMMUNITY CALENDAR website designed to help all  event planners post their events and AVOID SCHEDULING CONFLICTS ! 
 TIckets now Available for the VIP Lunch with Savannah's own Mary Kay Andrews ! Click here to reserve today, as seating is limited. 
Were you SEEN?  Check out the Savannah SNAPSHOTS photo gallery below ! 
REMINDER:   Check out our   NEW WEBSITE "" - to post YOUR NONPROFIT  events, please, 
A)   REGISTER, as this is new website, you will need to register
B)   LOG-IN; and click on/ fill out "Submit your event" form.  
By posting you help ALL local nonprofits avoid scheduling conflicts.  !
Hey Bu siness Owners / Leaders, it is that time to help 500 students get their First JOB! as part of the Mayor of Savannah's Summer 500 Program.  Make a difference in our community ! 
Our TOP Networking PICKS
for the week of  Apr 10-16, 2017
Where YOU need to be! 
Blue = Business Networking
Event / Description
Apr 24  
Apr 25
NAWIC Lunch at Sav. Coffee Roasters 
SCORE Workshop ; Unlocking The Power of Pricing ! 
SavannahMasterCalendar & Gingerbread House- Launch Party !  to benefit Imagine PET RESCUE
Apr 26
Creative Coast hosts 1 Million Cups for Entrepreneurs
United Way Annual Volunteer Awards
C-Spot-Networking for Creatives at Top Deck 
Apr 27 830AM
Greater Savannah Coalition on Aging 
Buy Local Savannah at Cohen's Retreat 
Financial Planning for Nonprofits -at Mighty 8th 
Bourbon & Bowties Annual Fundraiser for Royce Learning Ctr.
Wine Women & Shoes, Ronald McDonald House Fundraiser
Richmond HIll Chamber Wild Game Supper At Ford Plantation 
Apr 28
630PM   Pearls of Power, Rape Crisis Annual Fundraiser 
Apr 29
Habersham Antiques Sidewalk Sale ! 
SCAD Annual Sidewalk Art Festival - Forsyth Park 
Stand Up for America Day in Pt. Wentworth
Georgia Historical Society Annual Book Sale 
Green Tie OneOn at Southbound Brewing for Tiny Homes
Apr 30
Tybee Kite Festival 
Supper in the Strawberry- at Bamboo Gardens 
 Save The Date!  Our Upcoming Events:
Tue Apr 25 530PM
EVENT PLANNERS SOCIAL ! Official Launch of & Unveiling of the new Courtyard at The Gingerbread House
Thu May 4 1130AM
Lunch with Mary Kay Andrews! Sav. Golf Club
Mary Kay Andrews Book Launch -Reception at Brice
Wed  Jun 14 530PM
75th Diamond Anniversary of Johnnie Ganem
(by Invitation only)  
Things Change!   please visit our website for full event details and remember to contact the event organizer directly for last minute changes about event status, location, prices, & details. 
SavannahHELPS!   Monthly Charity Networking Event:
Calling ALL EVENT PLANNERS  & Nonprofit Execs! 
Launch of The Savannah Nonprofit Events Community Calendar
& Meet the NEW Management Team at the Gingerbread house ! 
presented by
Gingerbread House,  SavannahMasterCalendar
Gourmet Appetizers, Live Music, Door Prizes  
To Volunteer, Donate Door Prizes, more info on our charity sponsorships Marianne Ganem-Poppell  912-224-4869  

Special Thanks to our 2017 Presenting Sponsor: 

Now with 3 Locations: Hodgson Memorial, Bonaventure & Garden City ! 
Deals, Tips, & More !   
Support our Exclusive Business Partners !  
who help us bring this free community service to YOU! 
Auto Tip of the Week:   
Check your fluid levels regularly.  This is an easy way to avoid potentially big (and expensive) problems. Be sure to check your oil, transmission fluid, coolant, brake and power steering fluids, at least once every couple of months.  

For all your 
Car Care Needs ! 

1680 East President St, Savannah GA 31401

Mon-Sat:  8AM-530PM,  Closed weekends
Call Mike at (912) 355-6312
Owners: Mike & MIchele Thompson

Flavor of the Week:
Cotton Candy
This pretty ice-cream actually has cotton candy pieces!! Remember all Ben & Jerry's products are all natural & fresh ingredients!! 

25 E Broughton St.
Savannah, GA 31401
Daily: 11am-11pm, till  midnight Fri & Sat
Chad & Meri Scribner, Owners
Catering: Private P arties, Weddings, 
& Corporate Events!     Visit Website!

Collectible  of the Week  
A beautiful Vintage Doll House perfect for your little girl or to display! Stop into Picker Joe's and check it out! 

271 E 41st St  Savannah, GA 
Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm   Sun: Noon-5PM 

(912) 239-4657  James Plumlee, 
Antiques, Vintage Collectibles ! 
Tip of the Week:

The Wrong Pillow can be a pain in the neck, literally!! Different sleepers need different types of pillows.  Side sleepers need a firmer pillow  to fill in the distance between the ear and outside shoulder. If you are waking up with pains, you need to consider trying a different pillow!! 

VISIT WEBSITE  Locally Owned & Operated ! 
7501 Abercorn St, Savannah 
912-352-4001 Tracy Eckard, Owner
Mon-Sat, 10-6PM,    Sun, 12Noon-5PM 
ALSO: Visit Savannah Furniture Consignment Upstairs!! amazing finds !  
David Pence, LUTCF
  Insurance Tip! 

Six factors that affect your car insurance rate:
  • Driving record, accidents and violations.
  • Where you live - rural or urban areas.
  • Age & Gender; males are a higher risk.
  • Marital status; married people have fewer accidents.
  • Previous coverage and whether it was canceled for nonpayment.
  • How often you use your vehicle; which increases risk the more you use it.
  • Call David at 912-961-9617

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    Savannah Master Calendar 
    Week:  Apr 24-30, 2017
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    After that only TOP PICKS will appear in  

    Tue, Apr 25, 1130AM    Join us at This Month's 2017 Encourage Health Education Series.  SPEAKER: Dr. Patricia Stewart and Margaret L. Clay  TOPIC: AROMATHERAPY: How are Essential Oils Making a Place in Healthcare? For this event register here.  The 2017 Enmarket Encourage Health Education Series will take place at the Savannah Morning News Auditorium located at 1375 Chatham Parkway. Each program starts at 11:30 a.m. and ends at 1:00 p.m. 
    During each of the presentations, a local nonprofit organization will be presented a $1,000 Encourage Health Grant to support their programs promoting healthy living, active lifestyles or nutritional education.  For more information, visit The non-profit organization being awarded this month is SUGA! The Savannah Urban Garden Alliance.
     The series is sponsored by: enmarket, Gulfstream, Sandfly Dental, Healthy Savannah, Savannah Morning News, Hoist Water, Savannah Magazine and GPB Savannah - WSVH 91.1/WWIO 89.9.

    Tue, Apr 26, 1130AM   Savannah SCORE will present "Unlocking the Power of Pricing" from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 26 at the SCORE Conference Room, 111 E. Liberty St. Savannah GA,   The seminar is free. Bring a lunch and learn about pricing your product or service to increase customer awareness and their purchasing loyalty. This workshop will show attendees how smart pricing serves as a key component in the overall marketing program of a business.  Register by calling the SCORE office at 912-652-4335

    Tue, Apr 25, 1130AM National Association of Women in Construction,  (NAWIC) Coastal Georgia Chapter Monthly Meeting, at: Savannah Coffee Roasters at 215 W. Liberty St. Savannah $20 Members, $30 Nonmembers, includes lunch.   Local  RSVP:  Candace Forkner at  NAWIC Coastal GA Facebook event page or Tricia Larson    912-651-1313 Tonya Reed is 2016 President. Lisa Bates, a Financial Advisor with Mass Mutual Financial Services, will be speaking to the group about obtaining long term financial and retirement planning goals. Lisa has a passion for ensuring everyone is not only protecting their income and assets but also that they have the ability to retire without running out of money while saving the least amount of money now and taking no more risk.

    Tue Apr 25, 530PM  SavannahHELPS Launch Party at The Gingerbread House, 1921 Bull St, The Launch of and the new management team with a fabulous new courtyard at the Gingerbread House! - more info- call Marianne at 912-224-4869.  

    Tue, Apr 25,  530PM  Savannah Logistics Connection After Hours Networking Event April 25th @ Molly's,  at 110 Towne Center Drive, Pooler GA  more info:  Lou Stover Cell: 678-772-9246

    T ue Apr 25, 6-8PM   Politics for the Rest of Us at 3219 College St, Savannah, GA 31404-5254, United State  Savannah State University at the King Frazier Student Center in the Savannah Ballroom   Politics for the Rest of Us will be a panel discussion with people who've run for state and local office, managed campaigns, and worked on issues both locally and at the state level. They'll tell us what it's like to run for office and to serve, and give us practical no-nonsense advice on how we can get involved in the political process as a candidate, campaign worker or as an advocate. This will be a non-partisan discussion with strategies and tips for everyone to get involved and make their voices heard!   This event is organized and presented by Georgia's WIN List ( and TechSAV (

    Tue Apr 25, 6PM Starlanders for Alzheimers   Flying Fish Bar and Grill  7906 US Highway 80 E, Savannah, Georgia 31410  Once again, please join us for a night of fun as Jodie Luther, one of Savannah's "Dancing Stars" serves as your bartender for the night. All tips and raffle proceeds with benefit the Alzheimer's Association of Coastal Georgia

    Tue Apr 25, 630PM City of Savannah District 5 Alderwoman Dr. Estella Shabazz will host a Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, April 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Tatemville Community Center, 333 Coleman Street. The focus of the meeting will be the fairgrounds property. Residents will have the opportunity to speak with their Alderwoman and ask questions regarding their district.  For more information contact District 5 Alderwoman Dr. Estella Shabazz at (912) 213-6444

    creative coast Wed, Apr 26, 9-10am, 1 Million Cups announces New Location, Bull St Labs, 2222 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401. 1 Million Cups has been meeting in Savannah for over two years to help grow Savannah's entrepreneurial ecosystem. Join entrepreneurs at a new location (previously at the Creators' Foundry) to share ideas to grow business and our community. Join us every Wednesday. See the speaker line up:

    Wed Apr 26 1145AM  SAVANNAH VOLUNTEER AWARDS  (SAVANNAH, GA) The 38th Annual United Way HandsOn Savannah Volunteer Awards Celebration is set for Wednesday, April 26 at Savannah Station, 601 Cohen St, Savannah, GA 31401, from 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. All nominees will be announced and award winners will be recognized for going above and beyond. Lunch is included. To purchase tickets, visit 

    Wed, Apr 26, 3-5pm,  Bethesda Farm Stand, 9250 Ferguson Ave, Savannah, GA 31406, popular organic farm stand managed by Bethesda students & staff, sells fresh produce, seasonal vegetables, herbs, free range eggs, a variety of plants, goat milk soap, firewood and more. In addition, 100% grass fed ground beef in various quantities are available, specialty cuts also available. 

    Wed, Apr 26,  4th or LAST Wed, 530PM,  C-Spot, Networking for Creatives & Friends, Top Deck 125 W River St (Above Cotton Sail Hotel) Savannah, Cari Clark Phelps, (912) 233-1160. Looking to connect with creative minds? Check us out on the LAST WEDNESDAY of each month for cocktail shenanigans. Mix-n-mingle with Savannah's talent. The "c" stands for Creative and "spot", well use your imagination. Together, you have cSpot, Savannah's famous creative social and cocktail hour(s), providing a casual environment for local creative professionals to meet, interact, and build relationships (over beer). Each month we meet at a different location in Savannah.

    Wed Apr 26, 530-7PM ARBOR Day Celebration,   Savannah Tree Foundation will host a professional tree climbing demonstration with light refreshments, outdoor games and family fun. Please park at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 2 St. Thomas Ave., and follow signs to the event. Suggested donation is $10 per family. Learn more at  at   Isle of Hope, 15 W. Bluff Drive Savannah GA  

    Wed Apr 26, 6-7PM  Peter Pennoyer, a New York architect and preservationist, will speak on "Preservation Architecture: Orthodoxy VersusInnovation." A reception and preview of the Green Collection Inaugural Exhibition will follow at the Green-Meldrim House. RSVP to 912-233-7787  at   Cranmer Hall 27 W. Charlton St Savannah GA

    Wed, Apr 26, 8-9, Common Ground, The Foundry Pub, 1313 Habersham St. Savannah GA

    Thu Apr 27,7PM   8th Annual Richmond Hill/ Bryan County Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament by Ameris Bank will held April 8 at The Ford Plantation. Teams are sold out but sponsorship opportunities are still available.    The Richmond Hill Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host a Wild Game Supper Saturday, April 29 from 7 to 10 p.m. at The Ford Plantation. Live Entertainment by Roger Widener. The event is sponsored by South State Bank. Tickets are $100 and may be reserved by calling 912-756-3444 or emailing  byontz(at) .

    Thu, Apr 27 , 8:30AM    Coalition on Aging Monthly Networking Breakfast with guest speaker.   Memorial Hospital    Savannah GA  For business and nonprofit executives in the aging field, hospices, medical professionals, nursing homes, assisted living, lawyers, funeral homes, elder services. More info Please contact : Joyce McBride. Director of Savannah Commons  is the volunteer 2017 President for the GSCOA. at  912- 927- 0500,   ext 112.  

    Thu Apr 27 ,1045AM-1145AM  ROTC REVIEW  at  Savannah State University's Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps will present the annual Spring Review. Keynote speaker is Albert Curr, Jr., '80, deputy assistant commandant for engineering and logistics with the U.S. Coast Guard. The event is free and open to the public. Learn more at   at   SSU Wright Stadium Savannah GA

    Thu Apr 27, 2-5PM   Mega Storage Warehouse - Rezoning through City Council,   Savannah City Hall 2 East Bay Street    Savannah ,   GA   31401   United States  The developers for the 52 foot tall storage facility behind Whole Foods are back at it again! This time they're going straight to the city council to request a rezone. WE KNOW YOU'VE FOUGHT HARD. We thought this battle was over but we need to jump back in the ring, this time with the city...

    buy local official logo! Thu, Apr 27 11:00AM Buy Local Savannah Monthly Lunch  at  Cohen's Retreat   5715 Skidaway Rd, Savannah, Georgia 31406   $20 for members /$30  non-members   RSVP's are required by 5 PM Monday before the event for LOCAL   business owners & executives,  whose business headquarters is in the Savannah GA region.  Register online:  Join us for our April Buy Local Lunch at Cohen's Retreat, featuring the CEO of Byrd Cookie Company, Stephanie Lindley. Learn the details of this historic Savannah company and how they have harnessed the power of local to propell the company into worldwide recognition.  Networking begins at 11:00am and Program begins at 11:45a. Free Parking Available. Members and non-members are welcome to attend. $20 Members and $30 Non-members. RSVP to the eventbrite invitation at

    Thu Apr 27 ,530-8PM   FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR Nonprofits -  A discussion on financial planning for those who work in the nonprofit sector will feature panelists Harold Tessendorf, executive director of Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity, Tammy Mixon, executive director of Wesley Community Centers of Savannah, Tom Royer, senior financial security consultant for country Financial, and Esther Sheppard, executive director of American Red Cross of Southeast and Coastal Georgia. Free, but registration is required at  at    National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force 175 Bourne Ave., Pooler GA

    T hu Apr 27, 6-9PM ' Surf's Up Beach Camp! A Fresh Air Home Fundraiser  · Hosted by Metropolitan Savannah Rotary and Southbound Brewing Company at  107 E Lathrop Ave, Savannah, Georgia 31415   tickets   Metro Savannah Rotary is raising funds to send children to the 10-day overnight beach camp to experience beach and field trips, picnics, arts & crafts, music, outdoor sports, talent shows, dances, and movies. Come enjoy beach tunes in your favorite resort wear all while enjoy cold drafts made for this fundraising event sponsored by DIRTT.  Luau Taco Bar with Whole Roasted Pig with vegetarian options available - and plenty of Southbound Beer samples with a souvenir pint glass!   $45 in advance, $50 at the door.   For questions about sponsorship, contact Kacey Kennickell at Questions about the event, contact Cari Phelps at or 912.507.5243.

    T hu Apr 27,  630-1030pm, Bourbon and Bowties,  Fundraiser for The Royce Learning Center, Enjoy everything Southern at the Bourbon & Bowties event presented by the Royce Learning Center. This annual fundraiser will be a night of bourbon, cigars, cocktails and Southern cuisine. Come out to the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum  to dance the night away with The Chris Thomas Band. Tickets are $75 and include two signature drinks and trolley service.   http://

    Thu Apr 27,7PM      The Richmond Hill Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host a Wild Game Supper Saturday, April 29 from 7 to 10 p.m. at The Ford Plantation. Live Entertainment by Roger Widener. The event is sponsored by South State Bank. Tickets are $100 and may be reserved by calling 912-756-3444 or emailing  byontz(at) .

    T hu, Apr 27, 7:00pm, Wine, Women and Shoes, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Hyatt Regency. 2 W Bay St, Savannah, GA 31401, $75, Change your Shoes, Change a child's life. With 11 pouring stations set up featuring 30 different wines, as well as food from over 16 local restaurants, the signature fundraiser for the RMHC® is a night of tasteful fashion for a good cause., Bill Sorochak, (912) 350-7641,,

    Thu Apr 27, 730-9PM Savannah Council on World Affairs,  Guest speaker, retired Lt. Gen. Walter E. Gaskin, will address "The U.S. and NATO Under New Leadership." Social hour is at 7:30 p.m. with the program at 8 p.m. Open to the public. Free for members, students and accompanying family members, educators and active military and dependents. Cost is $10 for non-members. Learn more at   held at The Coastal Georgia Center 305 Fahm St Savannah GA

    A pr 28-Apr 30, Savannah Orchid Show, attention flower buffs! Save the date for the Savannah Orchid Show sponsored by the Deep South Orchid Society. This AOS-juried show returns to the Andrews Visitor Center at the Coastal Botanical Gardens for the 31st time! Admire hundreds of orchids as they are judged for their form, color and perfection. Browse vendors from all across the Southeast to shop for live orchid plants and growing supplies or bring your own orchid plant to take advantage of the repotting booth.  Location  Coastal Botanical Gardens
    Savannah, GA hosted by Deep South Orchid Society  Website

    Apr 28 -Apr 29,  Port Wentworth Chamber of Commerce    hosts: 10th Annual Savannah River Spring Classic Bass Tourney   Port Wentworth's Military, Music, Food, Fishing & Fireworks Weekend! Calling all anglers - Join our community in saluting our soldiers and veterans for their contributions to our nation!  Proceeds benefit the Military Order of the Purple Heart Veterans - Chatham County Chapter.  Bass Tourney blasts off from the Houlihan Boat Landing in Port Wentworth. Weigh-in Ceremony will be help on the festival grounds dusing the Stand Up for America Day festivities.  GUARANTEED $2,000 FIRST PLACE PRIZE  For more info and to register, log onto

    Fri Apr 28, 6PM   GFA Savannah Feed the Hungry (Documentary Screening)  Savannah Technical College Georgia Film Academy (GFA) class will be hosting a screening of the documentary Feed the Hungry: the Vision, the Outreach, the Community Changer on Friday, April 28th at 6pm at Savannah College Eckburg Auditorium. This is a formal affair. The screening event will include a red carpet photo op and meet and greet from 6pm to 7pm. At 7pm the documentary will be shown and at 7:30pm a Q&A will occur with Carl Gilliard and the films producers and director. RSVP here   Feed the Hungry: the Vision, the Outreach, the Community Changer is a documentary that chronicles the rise of Savannah Feed the Hungry and Carl Gilliard. Feed the Hungry is a non-profit charity formed by Reverend and GA State Representative Carl Gilliard, his family and a host of volunteers and this documentary focuses on the challenges of building this organizations and hardships the Gilliard family endured to bring Feed the Hungry to the level is it is today.  Watch the trailer for Feed the Hungry: the Vision, the Outreach, the Community Changer here:

    Fri Apr 28, 630PM Rape Crisis Center Annual Gala & Fundraiser;  Pearls of Power  at the American Legion Ballroom, 1108 Bull St, Savannah GA,    ojin us as we celebrate over 40 years of service to the community.  Guest Speaker:   Rep. Scott Holcomb  Entertainment:    Trae Gurley & Friends  Gala Honorees : Dr. Ann Levette & Cookie Espinoza,  6:30 PM : Champagne & Oyster Reception  7:00 PM : Entertainment & Dinner  8:00 PM : Speaker & Awards Ceremony & Live Auction,  Semi-Formal Attire, Table Of 8 - $1000,   Individual Ticket - $125 ,  Parking Available At Henry & Bull (Old Sears Lot)  Please call to reserve your table (912) 233-3000, or e-mail  Can't attend? Please consider donating to RCC through our website, WWW.RCCSAV.ORG

    Sat Apr 28, 830AM  -1230PM   Travel by skiff to a barrier island and witness horseshoe crabs coming inshore to spawn. Participants will measure crabs and observe migratory shorebirds that rely on the horseshoe crab eggs for food. Open to ages 10 and older; all children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost is $22. Registration and payment required by April 21 to 912-598-3345 or UGA's Marine Education Center and Aquarium 30 Ocean Science Circle

    Sat Apr 29, 10AM-Midnight, Stand UP for America Day in Port WEntworth, GA  Come join us on our 46th Annual Stand Up for America Day Festival!! Port Wentworth's Stand up for America Day is held every year on the last Saturday in April to honor America's service men and women, past and present. The streets of Port Wentworth are filled with a parade, music, arts, crafts, food and kiddie rides. This homegrown celebration of our American heritage also includes fireworks that light up the city's night sky.

    Sa t Apr 29 7AM  Turtle Trot,    This 12th annual 5k helps kick off Coastal Georgia's sea turtle nesting season and raises funds for the Tybee Island Marine Science Center's Sea Turtle Project. Following the trot there will be a sea turtle release into the ocean.   Location  Tybee Beach Pier and Pavilion   Tybee Island, Ga, hosted by    Tybee Island Marine Science Center Sea Turtle Project   http://

    Sat Apr 29 730AM  Girls on the Run 5K ,    Join hundreds of runners at this inspiring 5k race held at Savannah State University that encourages young girls to take charge of their lives and define the future on their terms.  Location  Ted Wright Stadium at Savannah State University   Savannah, GA    http://

    S at Apr 29, 8AM Dixieland Cruisers  of Savannah  Annual  Car & Motorcyle  Show   1950 Chatham Pkwy, Savannah, GA 31405-2768, United States

    Sat Apr 29, 8AM-12Noon  Habersham Antique Market & Collectibles Annual Sidewalk Sale   2502 Habersham St, Savannah, Georgia 31401
    . Plenty of different types of vendors. Shop local business. There will be much more than antiques. Hope to see you there.  .

    Sat Apr 29, 9AM  The Wilmington Island Farmers' Market will hold a Kids Eat Healthy Play Hard event to encourage adolescent participation in local athletic activities. Children between the ages of two and nine will have the opportunity to take an outdoor yoga class with Yogi Palz. Yoga mats and towels are optional, but they will not be provided to participants. YMCA Gymnastics Team members, who will compete...  Islands High School   170 Whitemarsh Island Road   Savannah, GA

    S at Apr 29, 9AM  Forsyth Farmers Market  Price: Free to attend. Items for sale.  Local and regional produce, honey, meat, dairy, pasta, baked goods and other delights. Rain or shine   Forsyth Park   at  Drayton St. & East Park Ave. Savannah GA   (912) 651-6610

    Sat Apr 29, 9AM-1PM   Coastal Empire March for Babiesat Daffin Park, East Victory Drive   Savannah, GA The March of Dimes is getting ready to walk in March for Babies! It promises to be a fun day out with people who share our passion for improving the health of babies. There'll be family teams, company teams and people walking with friends - it's a great feeling knowing we're all helping real families. Join our event and walk with us to raise money for babies right here in our community!

    Sat Apr 29, 930AM  Spend a day on Ossabaw Island, Georgia's third largest barrier island. Travel by pontoon boat through the Moon River District's rivers and creeks, across Ossabaw Sound to Ossabaw Island's North End. Enjoy an interpretive walking tour that includes Ossabaw's Native American, colonial American, and Gullah-Geechee history and culture. $85    Ossabaw Island1 Cane Patch Rd., Ossabaw Island   

    S at Apr 29, 10AM  Join the Rivers Alive clean up on Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the River's End boat ramp, 10 River's End Drive.,  Savannah GA For more information, email Laura Walker, City of Savannah Water Resources Environmental Administrator, at LWalker@Savannahga.Gov.

    Sat Apr 29 10AM  Veteran's Tiny House Launch at    Ti ny Houses 4 U, LLC  301 Turnberry St., Port Wentworth, Georgia 31407   Launch Tiny Houses 4 U LLC fund raising campaign to build a tiny house for a wounded combat veteran.   Call (912) 417-2939 or (912) 272-0970

    Sat Apr 29, 10AM SCAD   Sidewalk Arts Festival    this annual tradition is almost as old as the college itself. Showcasing Sidewalk Art Masterpieces that are drawn along the paved walkways of Forsyth Park by Savannah College of Art and Design students, alumni and prospective students, this event is free and open to the public. It will be canceled if it rains, so keep your fingers crossed for the sun to shine!Location   Forsyth Park   Savannah, GA  Savannah COllege of Art & Design,    http://

    Sat Apr 29 11AM   Pet Care and Adoption Fair  912-691-8788  Get tips on taking care of your pets and save some money on their health care. Services like vaccinations and microchipping will be available, and representatives from local pet rescue agencies and pet food companies will be present.     TailsSpin Pet Supplies Store   4501 Habersham St., Savannah GA  

    Sat Apr 29 11AM  2nd Annual IWP Corn Hole Tournament/Boston Butt Sale  at K nights of Columbus #5588    700 Christopher Dr, Savannah, Georgia 31406  The 2nd Annual IWP "Kick Butt" Cornhole Tournament and Boston Butt Sale will take place on April 29th at the Santa Maria Lounge. There will be a team competition starting at Noon with a1st prize of $500*, 2nd Prize $250* and 3rd prize $100*. The entry fee is $25 per person.   Early registration will begin at 11AM or you can sign up at Boston Butts and ribs will be made available for pre-sale by calling (912) 352-4608. These can also be purchased on the website  Bring your family and enjoy watching some of the best Cornhole players in the Southeast compete. Great food and adult beverages will be avaiable. Hang around for a second Blind Draw tournament following the team competition, time permitting.   (*Based on 40 team entry, if less than 40 teams $300, $150, and $50 for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners respectively.)

    Sat Apr 29, 12 Noon -6PM    11th Annual Scavenger Hunt & Pub Crawl  in City Market,   B&D Burgers 207 West Congress Street Savannah, Stroll through City Market & River street Area, competing as individuals or in teams, for thousands of dollars worth of prizes and big fun for a great cause on our Scavenger Hunt. Food & Drink specials at our sponsoring restaurants & bars. The fun starts the night before at 6pm at B&D Burgers Congress at 6pm (April 28) with live music, drawings, and more. Pick up registration packets and tshirts and hang out for the fun. Late night at Bay Street Blues for karaoke contest. The main event is April 29th. Meet at noon at B&D Burgers Congress for game instructions, fun, & last minute registrations. Game begins at 2. The players return to Savannah Smiles by 6 for winners & awards party and live music from Dr. J! Benefits Memorial Health Foundation Prostate Cancer Support Fund, which gives local men financial assistance to overcome obstacles to treatment.for more info:

    Sat Apr 29, 2PM   7th Annual Music at the Library with Music Medicine Institute   April 29 @ 2:00 pm  -  3:30 pm   Hinesville Library 236 West Memorial Drive   Hinesville ,   GA   31313   United States  Music Medicine Institute, Savannah's only nonprofit music therapy organization, is proud to announce its 7th annual Month of the Military Child events. Music at the Library 2017 will be hosted again at the Live Oak Public Libraries during the month of April. Throughout the day, children will use a variety of musical instruments and imaginative musical activities...

    Georgia Historical Society Sat Apr 29, 4-5PM  Georgia Historical Society Annual Book Sale    Email:   This annual event raises much-needed funds for GHS's Research Center and is used to care for the oldest collection of Georgia history in existence and to purchase new acquisitions.   Georgia Historical Society  at  501 Whitaker St. Savannah-Downtown  912-651-2125

    Sat Apr 29, 4PM   Tybee Island Youth Council & Friends Talent Show at Tybee Post Theater   10 Van Horne Ave, Tybee Island, Georgia 31328   Join the Youth Council and Special Guests  FEATURING   * Willie and the Blues Band  * Magic and Comedy * Short Skits * Musical Performances * Play Excerpts * Monologues * Poetry Readings   Stay for pizza, drinks, concessions, student art sale and raffle prizes on the Post Theater Lawn. TIckets are $10 and can be purchased through the Post Theater - 912-472-4790   or from any Youth Council student.  All proceeds support the Youth Council's trip to Washington DC in June.

    greenbriar childrens center Sat Apr 29, 530PM   CHARITY DINNER CRUISE TO BENEFIT GREENBRIAR-   Greenbriar Children's Center is so pleased to be one of the beneficiaries from The V2L Corporation's V2L en Blanc Savannah Charity Dinner Party on the Riverboat! This is going to be a splendid event on Saturday, April 29, and we hope you will consider checking it out to help support Greenbriar!   The evening of elegance on the river commemorates the eighth anniversary of The V2L Corporation and its business expansion to the Savanah area. Civic engagement is part of V2L's corporate responsibility and they want to bring the community together for networking and philanthropic support. To buy tickets, 

    Sat, Apr 29, 7PM,  4th Annual Green Tie One On!  Public Hosted by Sustainativity  at Se rvice Brewing 574 Indian St, Savannah, Georgia 31401 Sustainativity is hosting the coolest fundraiser in town featuring live art, great music, food and drink. Join us as a dozen of Savannah's most creative artists paint, sculpt and sew live during the party hosted at Service Brewing - then bid on their work to take home with you! All proceeds raised will go towards building net-zero solar powered tiny homes for homeless veterans. Do good while having a great time - you won't want to miss it. Enjoy craft beer from Service, gourmet pizza from Big Bon Pizza that is being wood-fired on site, and rock out to the tunes of Waits and Co. Artits include Stacie Jean Albano , Brer Maggie Maggie Hayes, Keeth Woodworking , Shea A Slemmer , Daniel E Smith , Britt Spencer , Calvin Woodum , and José Ray ! Tickets:

    Sat Apr 29, 7:30 PM The Savannah Philharmonic will present the 2016-2017 Season Finale: Rachmaninoff & Dvořák. Johnny Mercer Theater, 301 W Oglethorpe Ave. Tickets cost $16-$75. Join the Savannah Philharmonic as it completes the 8th season with the performance of works by Rachmaninoff and Dvořák. For event information contact Katie Davis at katie@savannahphilharmonic.orgor 912-232-6002. To purchase tickets or for more information please visit

    Sun Apr 30,  Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day  912-344-2838    Email:   Celebrated around the world since 2001, Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day is a volunteer-run event taking the form of lectures, demonstrations, exhibitions, and workshops all dedicated to the magic of pinhole camera photography. Beginners who have never set foot in a darkroom and seasoned photographers alike are invited to create at least one pinhole photograph that will be uploaded to the WPPD online gallery. All supplies are provided, or feel free to bring your own camera and paper. Come get hands-on in the darkroom, learn about Armstrong's photo facilities and see our showcase of Armstrong student work   Armstrong State University   11935 Abercorn St. Savannah GA     912-927-5277

    Sun Apr 30,  11Am-5PM  6th Annual Tybee Island Kite Festival at the N orth Beach, Tybee Island
    Tybee Island, Georgia 31328   End National Parkinson's Awareness Month in style! Fly a Kite to honor those with movement disorders in Savannah. April 30th, 11AM-5PM on North Beach, Tybee Island. Rewind107.9 , Savannah's World Famous Crabette's, dunking booth, bocce ball, corn hole, NBG's famous gumbo

    Sun, Apr 30, 2-5pm, Spring into Shopping at The Habersham YMCA, 6400 Habersham St. Join for an afternoon of vendors and fun at the YMCA on Habersham st. This event is free to the public. Door prizes. Indoor event.

    Sun Apr 30, 3PM   Be inspired and join us for the Launch of HOPE Movement and the first HOPE Gathering and Book Launch, "There is Always HOPE". 
    Emra will briefly share the Five Essential Life Skills taught in the book, followed by some the storytellers reading a passage of their stories told in "There is Always HOPE".  T ea, fun, sharing, laughter and the call to be more in Him, PLUS book signings by the story tellers calls for a joyful afternoon. 
    RSVP: Bring a friend! S avannah Harley-Davidson  1 Fort Argyle Rd, Savannah, Georgia 31419

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