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Networking/Community Events for Week of Apr 10-16, 2017
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Senior Citizen's Inc. (SCI) 
Unveiling of:  The Center for Successful Aging  
D Kole, S Eagle, J Kole, H Thomas, Patti Lyons (Executive Director of SCI)  Lila Critz. 
Photo by Kelly Applegate, SCI 
Update from Marianne & Scott:   Hey Y'all!
What a fun  week! Did you see Scott finally got a new mattress from Green Frog Sleep Center? Vinnie is excited to get a good night sleep!! Fun week ahead! We are heading to Cohen's Retreat for the Small Business Chamber Breakfast to see Regan Drake & LeAndrea Mikell, then racing across town to Visit Savannah Tour & Travel breakfast and evening social on Tues to see Minde Shea & Chelsea Paulsen! Then rushing over to see Savannah's newest attraction, Ghost Coast Distillery with Chris & Julie Sywassink hosting Full Pink Moon Party for Susan G. Komen! Then heading out to Pooler for the Savannah Wedding Vendors social at 201 Seafood restaurant to see Jamie Weaver and host Ginger Fawcett. Then on Wednesday Morning, The Downtown Business Association (note change, breakfast-Not lunch!) we are off to hear Marshall Tuck of Gulfstream and see Karen Guinn, Barbara Rudy, Sherry McBeath, & team! That evening, looking forward to fun at Emily Dickinson's Wet Willies with the 13th Colony, young donors of Historic Society Foundation to see Megan Manly, Meta Adler, Luke Dorman & team! On Thursday heading to Second Harvest Food Bank to see Mary Jane Crouch for the Ribbon Cutting of the new Colonial Group Volunteer Center. Then that night heading to the Jepson Center to see Rachel Wilson and support the William Jay Society,   before stopping by Golden Realm to see Nubarter's Gary Field and Rosalind Ashe Gay.   Let us know where we will see you! 

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. 
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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 10 All week
All week
RBC Heritage Golf Tournament
SCAD STYLE Exhibitions, Lectures 
Emergent Savannah at Sentient Bean  
Apr 11
Small Business Chamber Networking Breakfast 
Visit Savannah Tour & Travel Committee Meeting at Sav Chamber
International Paper Foundation hosts NonProfits Workshop
Grand Opening of Precibel, in Pooler 
United Way Hosts; Young Leaders Society Training 
Visit Savannah Tour & Travel Spring Social at Homewood Suites
Savannah Wedding Vendors at 201 Seafood Restaurant
Ghost Distillery Full Pink Moon Fundraiser for MS 
Apr 12
Sav Downtown Business Association (Note Time Change)
1 Million Cups - Entrepreneurs by Creative Coast
13th Colony -of Historic Savannah Found. at Wet Willies
Apr 13 1130AM 5-730PM
Ribbon Cutting, Colonial Group Vol. Ctr at 2nd Harvest  
AIA Architects showcase at Ships of the Sea
Cocktails at Cohen's Retreat - benefit for MS.  
Richmond Hill Chamber After Hours
William Jay Society Social at the Jepson 
NuBarter Monthly Networking Social 
Apr 14
1PM  Bamboo Gardens - Annual Plant Sale ! 
Apr 15
Earth Day Festival at Forsyth Park  
Apr 16
 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 ourNonprofit 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: 

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Collectible  of the Week 

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

(912) 239-4657  James Plumlee, 
Antiques, Vintage Collectibles ! 

Auto Tip of the Week:   

Those summer showers are on the way! 

 Make sure to Replace worn wiper blades 

 and keep plenty of washer solvent on hand to combat summer's dust and insects.

For all your 
Car Care Needs ! 

1680 East President St, Savannah GA 31401

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

Tip of the Week:

Are you looking for multi functional piece for an office or guest room? Check out our amazing line of Futons!! We are talking comfort, not college! Stop in and try it out!! For a good night sleep, shop at Green Frog!

VISIT WEBSITE  Locally Owned & Operated ! 
7501 Abercorn St, Savannah 
Mon-Sat, 10-6PM,    Sun, 12Noon-5PM 
Tracy Eckard, Owne r
ALSO: Visit Savannah Furniture Consignment Upstairs!! amazing finds !  

Flavor of the Week:
Phish Food

Chocolate ice cream with gooey marshmallow & caramel swirls & fudge fish.
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!
Reach 20,000 Clients !
& 5000 + on Facebook 

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for more info:

Reach 20,000 Clients !
& 5000 + on Facebook 

Contact Marianne 
for more info:

Savannah Master Calendar 
Week:  Apr 10-16, 2017
This will only appear for current month, 
After that only TOP PICKS will appear in newsletter 
ALL WEEK:  APRIL 6-13,  Savannah College of Art and Design presents SCADstyle, an annual gathering of international designers sharing their expertise with the next generation. Honorary chair Imran Amed, founder of the Business of Fashion, headlines the weeklong event, featuring lectures, panels and workshops. All events are free and open to the public. See the full schedule at

Apr 10, 2017 - Apr 16, 2017. RBC Heritage Golf Tournament

Mon Apr 10 5PM  FORSYTH FARMERS' MARKET CHARITY PINT NIGHT  DRINK BEER FOR CHARITY!  at Green Truck Pub,  2430 Habersham St, Savannah,    we'll be donating $1 from every draft beer sold to Forsyth Farmers' Market and Farm Truck 912. We'll be featuring beers from Savannah's own Service Brewing!   Forsyth Farmers' Market is a local 501c organization with a mission to promote understanding and participation in a local food system that supports sustainable production and increases access to local products. In addition to operating the Saturday market at the park, they have started Farm Truck 912, a mobile farmer's market currently supplying local foods to underserved communities in Savannah.

Mon Apr 10, 6-9PM   "The Last Supper" is a contemporary musical show to benefit Maritime Bethel at Savannah and the Rotary Club of Savannah West. Dinner will be at 6 p.m. with curtain at 7 p.m. April 9 and 11 tickets are $15 for show only or $20 with dinner. April 10 tickets $20 for show only and $40 with dinner. Make checks payable to The Last Supper, P.O. Box 18144, Garden City, GA 31418 at  White Bluff United Methodist Church 1119 White Bluff Road , Savannah GA  

Mon Apri 10 7PM  Emergent Savannah presents Local Topics,
  The Sentient Bean 13 Park Avenue , Savannah GA,  Free    events held on 2nd Monday of each month  "Back in the Day to Current Day: Savannah Activism Across Time" will be discussed at Emergent Savannah's monthly meeting. This event is an evening of storytelling, reflection, insight and song, as well as a way to hear from activists from Savannah's past and those leading the fight for the future. Free and open to the public. More info at

Tue, April 11,  745AM,  Small Business Chamber of Savannah - Monthly Networking Breakfast , Savannah GA   N EW LOCATION: Cohen's Retreat - on Skidaway Rd,  Savannah GA,   $5 incl  breakfast, (Only $50 to join for ENTIRE year) contact Regan Drake, 2017 president, 912-777-2073,  OWNING THE INTERNET FOR YOUR BUSINESS  Join us as we sit down with Donny Slater Juwan Pllatt from Bckyrd and Jillian Stafford of Jam Social Media Lab for an insanely awesome Q&A Panel on how businesses in the low-country can and should be crushing the Internet so that their businesses can thrive in the new online marketplace.

Tue, April 11,  830AM    Tour & Travel Meeting of VISIT SAVANNAH , Free for Members at Sav Chamber office on bay street -more info; Mindy Shea, or Chelsea Paulsen  at  Guest speaker is from Maven Makers  talking about hands-on 
woodworking opportunities for students and tour groups.

Tue, April 11, 11AM   PRECIBALL USA GRAND OPENING OF NEW DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN POOLER   Preciball, the world leader in the manufacture and supply of industrial ball bearing products, plans to open its first North American distribution center in Pooler this April. The ribbon cutting ceremony for the over 40,000 square feet building will take place on Tuesday, April 11, at 11:00 a.m. at 90 Columbia Drive, Pooler, GA 31322. For more information, visit

Tue Apr 11, 12Noon-1PM   United Way hosts:  Young Leaders Society - Leadership Development Seminar at    United Way of the Coastal Empire  428 Bull St, Savannah, Georgia 31401   Team Development with Todd Cellini  Bring your lunch and join us for a free, one hour learning opportunity presented by a key United Way advocate and field expert. Reservations are required. RSVP to

Tue Apr 11, 2PM   Richmond Hill Farmers Market   Come get the freshest produce, baked goods and interesting local crafts at the Richmond Hill Farmers' Market.    J. F. Gregory Park  Richmond Hill, Richmond Hill  GA

Tue Apr 11 d, 5--7PM  Tour & Travel Meeting of VISIT SAVANNAH,  SPRING SOCIAL,  Cash Bar,   Homewood Suites Historic District Rooftop Pool, Savannah GA<  , on more info; Mindy Shea,  RSVP Chelsea Paulsen,  

Tue Apr 11,  2nd 530-730PM, Wilmington Island Networking Group - hosted by Wilmington Island Farmers Market, Location Varies

Tue, Apr 11, 530PM  GreenDrinks Savannah Second Tuesday of every month, 5:30 p.m. at    Whole Foods  1815 E Victory Dr, Savannah, Georgia 31404  FREE admission,  912-238-8315,  A happy hour networking gathering for folks who want to save the Earth. Second Tuesday of each month at 5:30pm. Location varies monthly. Check the "GreenDrinks Savannah" facebook page. Free to attend. Cash bar.  Join us for our monthly networking event - this month we will be at The Parlor at Whole Foods Market.  If you wish to make an announcement - let us know!     MANY SHADES OF GREEN, ONE GOOD TIME,  Anyone interested in a greener Savannah Sustainability is good. Cocktails are good.  Sustainability + Cocktails = Better

Tue Apr 11 6-7PM  Free Lectura at the Jepson Center Museum, Savannah GA   Celeste-Marie Bernier, author of "Suffering and Sunset: World War I in the Art and Life of Horace Pippin," will present the Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Lecture. Free and open to the public. More info at

Tue Apr  11,  6-8PM   Savannah Wedding Vendors, Monthly Social    2 01 Seafood Restaurant  201 James B Blackburn Dr, Savannah, Georgia 31408   All volunteer run facebook group for wedding vendors in the Savannah area- Contact:  Jamie Weaver at Dreamweaver Photos    (912) 443-9097   or visit Facebook page Jamie Weaver is Founder/President -    Anyone is welcome to attend, cost is $5 per person, includes drinks and appetizers!  About 201 Seafood:  Serving only fresh seafood and farm-ripened produce we proudly invite you to enjoy an unmatched dining experience at the hands of coastal Georgia's celebrated artisans.  Our upscale Tapas Lounge is now open featuring state of the art Lighting and Sound, Elegant Interiors and top notch staff. We feature the best upscale Lounge and Nightlife experience Savannah has to offer. Safe, Secure and Fun!  Thank you Ginger Edwards Fawcett for hosting!!

Tue Apr 11, 6PM   Green Party of Chatham County Committee Meeting at    Savannah Coffee Roasters Café and Bistro  215 W Liberty St, Savannah, Georgia 31401  Switching from process to action, the Chatham Greens continues to grow. We are looking for volunteers ready to do the work on the ground. The 2018 election is fast approaching. It is time to   band together and be the change you wish to see. Join us at Savannah Coffee Roasters as we continue our grass roots revolution!   http://w

Tue Apr 11,  6-9PM  Full Pink Moon Party at  Ghost Coast Distillery 641 Indian Street   Savannah, Georgia   Call (912) 298-0071 This e vent is a fundraiser for the Anti-Cancer Financiers, a team supporting the Susan G. Komen Coastal Georgia 5k. Come out and enjoy  a fun and historical tour of Savannah's newest Distillery. There will be a silent auction, games, socializing and more! A portion of the proceeds from tour tickets and merchandise sales will go to support the breast health of Coastal Georgia.  

Tue, Apr 11, 6:30pm, Pop-Up Wine Tasting Dinner at the Pop-Up Shop - The Dinner is hosted by the Collins Quarter and features Chef Tony Pope of Crosta. Benefitting Frank Callen Boys & Girls Clubs; Trustees Garden 10 E. Broad Street, Savannah, GA 31401; Tickets are $80; Contact 912-712-2750 xt. 101;

Wed, Apr 1 2 , 830AM, SDBA Breakfast (NOTE Breakfast instead of LUNCH this month)    SOHO South Cafe, 12 W Liberty St,  Savannah, GA 31401. For more info: (912) 660-4718 or .

Wed, Apr 12, 9-10am, 1 Million Cups, NEW LOCATION, Bull Street Labs, 2222 Bull Street, Savannah, GA 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. No cost. Every Wednesday 9-10a. See the speaker line up:

Wed, Apr 12,  GIRLS LEADERSHIP ACADEMY  Dawn's Daughter Leadership Academy June 12 -16, 2017 at Savannah Arts Academy.  Application deadline is April 12, 2017. Young women can apply at:

Wed, Apr 12, 3-5pm, Bethesda Farm Stand, 9520 Ferguson Ave,  (720) 273-3070

Wed, Apr 12, 5-7, 13th Colony Hump Day Happy Hour, Wet Willies City Market, 20 Jefferson St, Savannah GA 31401.

Wed,  Apr 12, 530PM  Chief Financial Officers Council Hump Day After Hours Social, location varies, Savannah GA,  Roy Austin at  843-597-4826,, Sandi Roth is 2016 President

Wed Apr 12, 6-9PM  Beers for Bees: New Trickle-down Water Wall at Oatland Island  Hosted by Moon River Brewing Company (MRBC) at 21 W Bay St, Savannah, Georgia 31401  For every MRBC beer sold, MRBC will donate $1 to the Coastal Empire Beekeeping Association (CEBA). They will use these funds to build a trickle-down water wall inside the CEBA bee yard located at the Oatland Island Wildlife Center of Savannah.   Learn more about the Coastal Empire Beekeeping Association:  Learn more about Oatland Island Wildlife Center of Savannah:

Wed, Apr 12, 6-8pm, Helping Hands of Savannah Committed Volunteer Drive, The Stage on Bay, 1200 W Bay St, Savannah, GA 31415. Come out and learn more about HHOS, our upcoming events and fundraisers, and find out how you can get involved! Helping Hands of Savannah, Inc. is a non-profit organization that cares deeply about offering help and support to struggling families. We provide items and services to those striving for stability in and around Coastal Georgia.

Wed Apr 12, 630PM   OM Sound Meditation  Hosted by Unity of Savannah at   2320 Sunset Blvd, Savannah, Georgia 31404   Call (912) 355-4704  You are invited to experience a sound meditation. OM is the sound of joy and love and harmony in your life, it is a natural sound of serenity and peace. You will be guided through each step along the way, no experience necessary, everyone is welcome.

Wed, Apr 12, 8-9pm, Common Ground, 850-251-0174, The Foundry Coffee Pub, 1313 Habersham St, Savannah GA. Common Grounds is a collaboration of the Episcopal Church & the United Methodist Wesley Fellowship. Open discussion on hot button issues. All are welcome regardless of faith background where you are on your spiritual journey. Open and affirming of the LGBT community. 

Thu Apr 13, 12 Noon, Ashleigh Place Senior Apartments will host the RHBC Chamber's April Lunch & Learn   at Ashleigh Place Apartments,11 Plantation Way, Richmond Hill, GA 31324.  The event will be held at 12 noon and the topic is Introduction unto our Telemedicine Program.

Thu, Apr, 13, 1230-2pm, JEA Food For Thought Lunch Program, Jewish Educational Alliance 5111 Abercorn St.  Savannah, GA Join us for a delicious meal (just $5) followed by an informative program.  Contact /Reservations:  Alyssa Schoonover   912-355-8111

Thu Apr 13, 5-7PM Student Safety Night   This free community event will focus on student protection and avoiding potentially vulnerable situations. Enjoy free appetizers, wine and beer for those of age; self-defense demos; safety tips from a local police officer; proper weapon handling guidelines; and more. Raffle proceeds benefit the Rape Crisis Center. Donations to benefit the center will also be accepted. For more information, contact 912-417-5377 or    held at   Empire Construction Associates 6605 Abercorn St., Suite 213B  Savannah GA  

LLS woman Thu, Apr 13, 5-8pm, Dine, Drink, & Help End Cancer at The 5 Spot, 4430 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31405. The Gas Light Group and The 5 Spot are graciously donating a percentage of sales on Thursday 4/13/2017 to Alison Harris - LLS Woman of the Year Campaign to benefit The The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Savannah, GA. Come drink, dine and give back to a great cause! For more info:

Thu Apr 13, 530PM  National Architecture Week Showcase Celebration · Hosted by Guerry Lumber and AIA Savannah at   S hips of the Sea Maritime Museum   41 Martin.Luther King Jr Blvd., Savannah, Georgia 31401 AIA Savannah is excited to announce the National Architecture Week Showcase Celebration! There will be a free opportunity for local Architecture Firms, Businesses, and Allied Organizations to showcase their prized projects, products, and services.
At the event, your firm/business/organization will receive 1/2 tabletop to promote one of your outstanding projects (past or present), as well as the goods and services you provide to the architecture profession.   TO RSVP click the link below:
Thu Apr 13, 530-830PM COCKTAILS AT COHEN'S TO BENEFIT MS SOCIETY- at  Cohen's Retreat, 5715 Skidaway Rd, Savannah, GA, will host a party in support of the MS Society's 2017 Walk. The event includes cocktails, a silent auction and live music from Liquid Ginger. All proceeds are in honor of Team Don Logana. For more information on Team Don Logana, visit

Thu Apr 13, 530PM, The RHBC Chamber of Commerce April Business After Hours hosted by Navy Federal Credit 3490 US Highway 17, Richmond Hill. There will be food, drinks and a chance at the Chamber's 50/50 cash raffle.

Thu,  Apr 13, 530PM   Last Look, First Peek with William Jay Society and Kendra Scott  at the Jepson Center for The Arts, 207 W York St, Savannah,   Arrive at the Jepson Center at 5:30pm and take a last look and curator guided tour at the Nick Cave exhibition at Telfair Museums. This exhibition features a selection of soundsuits made in the past decade, as well as two tondos-large circular works evoking the night sky and the cosmos-and two recent videos documenting the soundsuits and their use in performance. This is the largest presentation of Cave's work ever displayed in Georgia!  Then take a first peek at the new summer collection at Kendra Scott (311 West Broughton Street) with sips of champagne, sweet treats and tassels galore at a Kendra Gives Back Party from 6-8pm. Enjoy a private in-store shopping experience with 20% of proceeds going to benefit The William Jay Society at Telfair Museums as well as the famous color bar to customize your own piece!  This event is free for William Jay Society members, future members, and guests.  The William Jay Society is the Telfair's young professionals group aimed at Savannah young professionals 21-40 in age. The society is named for the young architect, William Jay, who at the age of twenty-four, designed the Owens-Thomas House and the home of Alexander Telfair, which is now the Telfair Academy. For more information about joining the Telfair and the William Jay Society, you can go to

Nubarter Logo BEST Thu Apr 13, 6PM  GOLDEN REALM & NUBARTER NETWORKING BUSINESS SOCIAL at 306 E Bay St, Savannah, Georgia 31401   **Please Bring two canned goods to help restock Second Harvest**(or a cash donation)  Golden Realm, vintage and custom jewelry store offers an assortment of estate and handmade jewelry and a room full of small antiques, oddities and art.  Meet Cindy & Steve, owners of Golden Realm along with Gary Field, NuBarter founder and Territory Owner, and other NuBarter members and hear how NuBarter benefits them. Be present for great door prizes, delicious food and beverages! Come support small business engaging in alternative ways of saving cash.  more info; Rosalind Ashe Gay:  Call (478) 808-5447

Thu Apr 13, 6-8PM  "Savannahland" features recent paintings and mixed media works by Michael Mahaffey, SCAD graduate and local artist. Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St. Savannah, GA Opening reception is free and open to the public. For more info:

Thu Apr 13, 6-8PM Community Idea Launchpad   Open Savannah's community-brigade event will involve building a real app that solves a real civic need. The project will aim to serve as a central directory for residents to find and contact local civic services and resources easily from any device, as well as reach out to their closest neighborhood association president. Everyone is encouraged to join, regardless of skill-level. If you own a laptop, please bring it. We'll also need people to organize groups, write documentation and watch the timers, all roles that won't involve a computer. Food and drinks available. Please RSVP at    Bull Street Labs 2222 Bull St., Savannah GA,   

Thu Apr 13, 6PM       Learning from World Food Traditions is the third session in our Mindful Eating series.Bahá'í Unity Center of Savannah, GA, 2416 Waters Ave, Savannah  Join us for an inclusive and nourishing discussion about eating mindfully, the value of world food traditions and honoring our own journeys.

Thu Apr 13, 8PM     INFORMAL LINKUP/Q&A SESSION   We will be hosting a Linkup/Q&A event at Kevin Barry's Irish Pub, 117 W River St, Savannah,   This is open to anyone who wishes to know more about what The Darby Project does, and it's an opportunity to link up with some Ranger Brothers.     The Darby Project - A Support Network For Ranger Veterans

Fri Apr 14, 12 NoonPM   Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) TECHFEST at  Armstrong State University  Student Union,Ogeechee Theatre 11935 Abercorn Street  Savannah, GA 31419   TAG CEO & President, Larry Williams will be delivering the State of the Industry report at TechFest on April 14th. Techfest is an exciting and unique way to establish connections between talented computer science and information technology students and loal businesses with the ultimate goal of building an even stronger community of technology.  More info:  Casey Harrington,  912 414 0368

Fri Apr 14, 1PM   SPRING PLANT SALE (OPENING DAY)  Held once again just prior to Easter, CGBG's Spring Plant Sale is the place to get your hands on those more unique or hard-to-find annuals, perennials, Georgia native, shrubs and trees for your property. With the event later in spring in 2017, more hardy tropical plants will be featured. Free parking on site, the sale takes place on the event field near the Lakeside Pavilion. Be a smart shopper -- bring a wagon or small garden cart to collect those finds and to get them to your vehicle more easily!   Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, Canebrake Road, Savannah GA

Sat Apr 15, 8AM  Woohoo, Roots Up Gallery is making room at the warehouse before someone thinks we're hoarders. So please join us for this special art sale. And as an extra bonus The Book Lady Bookstore will be offering 50% off their art books! Really great deals on art, staging pieces, books, and possilby more. Everyone likes surprises!   Must enter through the garage on Perry Lane behind the gallery at E. Liberty Street. We'll be in the garage and courtyard. See you then if not before.  Roots Up Gallery, 6 E Liberty St, Fl 2nd, Savannah, GA

Sat Apr 15, 8-930AM  What: Early Bird's Preservation Walking Tour of the Landmark Historic District's East Side   When: 8 a.m. April 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29  Where: Davenport House Museum, 324 E. State St., Savannah GA   Cost: $21  Info:, 912-236-8097

Sat Apr 15,   9AM-1PM, Wilmington Island Farmers Market,  Islands High School, 170 Whitemarsh Island Road  Savannah GA, Free, parking,  , live music, entertainment, kids activities, guest chef demonstrations, baked goods, fresh local  produce, gift items  The Wilmington Island Farmers' Market will hold an Easter Celebration featuring a visit from the Easter Bunny and holiday-themed crafts for kids. Children will have the opportunity to design Easter cards, decorate Easter egg cookies provided by Savannah Rum Runners Bakery and Café and Spouses Bakery & Deli or make their own Easter egg basket with the help of the Enchant My Party princesses....

Sat Apr 15, 9AM -1PM  Forsyth Farmers Market  912-484-0279   Local and regional produce, honey, meat, dairy, pasta, baked goods and other delights. Rain or shine. Free to attend. Items for sale.    Forsyth Park  Drayton St. & East Park Ave., Savannah GA

Sat Apr 15 10-12Noon   First Presbyterian Church    and the Ardsley Park/Chatham Crescent Neighborhood Association will co-sponsor an Easter egg hunt. Activities begin on the plaza in front of the sanctuary with refreshments and the reading of the Easter story. Children then enjoy an egg hunt in Tiedeman Park; Savannah GA  rain location is Stewart Hall. For info, call 912-354-7615.

Sat Apr 15, 11AM  Earth Day Festival (912) 651-6610  Over 75 vendors and exhibitors will be present at the festival, one of the largest educational Earth Day festivals in Georgia.   Forsyth Park  Drayton St. & East Park Ave., Savannah GA

Sat Apr 15, 11AM-2pM    Islands Feral Cat Project Fundraiser- Easter Boston Butt Sale   Wal Mart @Whitmarsh Island, 4725 Us Highway 80 E   Savannah, GA 31410 United States  (Sponsored by Red & White Market) This is an important fund raiser for the Islands Feral Cat Project!  . Butts can be also be pre-ordered, and tickets available if you want to help. For any information contact Melonie at 912 777-3289....

Sat Apr 15, 11AM  Easter Egg Hunt at Grayson Stadium by   LifeBridge Church at Grayson Stadium on Victory Drive, in    Savannah, Georgia    Call (912) 414-8416  

Sat Apr 15, 11AM-5PM  Geechee Kunda  622 Ways Temple Rd, Riceboro, Georgia 31323  The Gathering is a celebratory journey into the Gullah-Geechee culture. This event will have live musical performances, arts and crafts demonstrations, history presentations, cultural food and all-day family-friendly programming. A children's activity area will be available. Admission is free, donations are always appreciated.   Call (912) 884-4440

Sat Apr 15, 12 Noon  Savannah Tree Foundation hosts:  CANDLER OAK SERVICE PROJECT! at   Savannah Law School, 516 Drayton St, Savannah, GA   Enjoy this rare opportunity to get an up-close look at the Candler Oak from inside the easement fence and help us pick weeds and clean up around this historic tree.  Volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes. Community service credit is available for the Candler Oak project.   ***Please walk, bike, or park on the surrounding streets. Do NOT park in Savannah Law School's parking lot.   Prior to this service project, volunteers are invited to join our 11am guided tree walk through the Forsyth Park arboretum as part of the Earth Day Festival. Check it out:

Sat Apr 15, 1-3PM  KAREN WHITE AT E SHAVER BOOKSELLERS,  326 Bull Street  Savannah, GA 31401

Sat Apr 15, 1PM  The 2017 Chatham County Youth Commission Youth Rally co-sponsored with E93 Radio will be held on Saturday, in Ellis Square in Savannah.. Surpise National Recording Artist, Local Performers, music and vendors!

Sat Apr 15, 130PM  MEET SAVANNAH'S URBAN GARDENERS   Are you interested in gardening? Want to be a part of the local movement to grow food in the city? Are you ready to get your hands dirty ? If the answer is yes, then this is the presentation for YOU! Moderated by Ashely Helmholdt (Dept of Sustainivity) is a panel of some of Savannah's Urban Gardens.   Patricia Richardson , Mixed Greens,  Barbara , Metro Star,  Jesse Rosenmblum / Garrison School - Children's Museum , Janice Banks / Youth for a Cleaner Environment   and more ...(Part of the Earth Day Festival )  

Sat Apr 15, 2-4PM  Fort McAllister Easter Egg Hunt,  Richmond Hill, GA     Bring your basket and enjoy an old-fashioned Easter egg hunt for ages 2-12. Cost is $5 for parking. Info at 912-727-2339 or

Sat Apr 15, 2-330PM  7th Annual Music at the Library with Music Medicine Institute at the   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...

Sat Apr 15, 4PM  The Bunny Hop Easter Themed Bar Crawl   912-660-9001  Rabbit ears, cottontails... do whatever you want to be a Bunny. Playboy Bunnies are just as welcome as Bugs Bunny. Wearing bunny ears is the minimum but you're more creative than that. You can hop, thump, or crawl your way to the finish line. The "Bunny's Bar" list, aka scorecard, will lead you on a joyful journey to each egg-citing destination. $15 adv, $20 day-of    Barrelhouse South125 W. Congress St., Savannah

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Senior Citizen Inc. Unveiling of "The Center for Successful Aging"

Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day for Ronald McDonald Charities

Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business Council Lunch

Savannah Jaycees
Best Connections at BIlly's Place/ McDonough's 

Maritime After Hours at Tubby's in Thunderbolt 

Hospice Savannah Art Gallery Reception

Soul Proprietors 2017 Launch Party  at Cha Bella 
Savannah Jaycees at Second Harvest Food Bank

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