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DCA SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION
THE CITY OF SAVANNAH’S DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS IS ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR SUMMER ART CAMP, WHICH RUNS JUNE 6TH THROUGH JULY 29TH   Seven camp sessions will be offered to students ranging from 6 to 12 years of age. The full day of art classes will provide an introduction to ceramics, mixed media, jewelry, painting, sculpture , improv, drumming and dance in age-appropriate group settings from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. All classes are taught by professional artists and art teachers. Camp fees per child per week are $150/$140 city residents (resides within the city limits of Savannah, pays city residential property taxes). Supplies and instructor fees are included and a non-spoiling bag lunch must be provided daily. There will be no camp the week of July 4-8.  Registration opens March 28th. Space is limited and advance registration is required.  Full payment is due upon enrollment. Credit cards, checks, money orders and cash are accepted. Registration forms are available online at www.savannahga.gov/arts.  Registrations can be faxed, hand-delivered, emailed or mailed to: City of Savannah, Department of Cultural Affairs, 9 West Henry St., Savannah, GA  31401. For information: contact 912-651-6783.
DCA ART CAMP SESSIONS
Session 1 June 6 - 10 - Ages 6-12
Session 2 June 13 - 17 - Ages 6-8
Session 3 June 20 - 24 - Ages 9-12
Session 4 June 27 - July 1 - Ages 6-8
No camp the week of July 4 - 8
Session 5 July 11 - 15 - Ages 9-12
Session 6 July 18 - 22 - Ages 6-8
Session 7 July 25 - 29 - Ages 9-12


 

2016 SCMPD YOUTH SUMMER CAMP
NOW THRU 6/6

APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED NOW FOR THE 2016 SCMPD YOUTH SUMMER CAMP TO BEGIN JUNE 6TH FOR BOYS AND JUNE 13TH FOR GIRLS.  FOUR FIVE DAY CAMPS AT SSU’S POLICE HEADQUARTERS ARE SCHEDULED. 
Applications are now being accepted for enrollment in the 2016 SCMPD Youth Summer Camp, set to begin on June 6 for boys and June 13  for girls.   Four five-day camps will take place at Savannah State University’s Police Headquarters. Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Juvenile Officers launched the camp under the direction of Maj. Richard Zapal to develop rapport between youth and the law enforcement community early in life. Campers will learn skills in character building, goal setting, decision making, crime reporting, web safety, self-defense and much more. Learning strategies will include guest speakers, field trips and hands-on activities. Youth also will be exposed to many aspects of college life with support of SSU.    The camp targets children ages 8-14 of all socioeconomic backgrounds. The initiative is designed to provide youngsters with alternatives to risky or criminal behavior during the summer. All Chatham County children meeting the age requirement are invited to attend.    The second camp begins July 11 for boys and July 18 for girls. Each camp will run Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Beginning at 8 a.m., children may be dropped off at SSU Police Headquarters, at 3219 College Street, in the Hubert C Building. Lunch also will be provided at no cost to families.
Applications are available at all SCMPD precincts, police headquarters and online at http://scmpd.org/youth-summer-camp/. The application deadline is May 1.
Families are invited to attend this year’s first summer camp information session on Tuesday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the squad room at SCMPD Police Headquarters, at 201 Habersham Street. SCMPD staff will be present to answer all camp-related questions. Applications can be completed and turned in at that time or at any SCMPD precinct before the deadline. Additional information sessions will be scheduled throughout the county. Times and locations will be posted on www.SCMPD.org.    


 

4-H SUMMER CAMP
now- Summer
4-H CAMP IS REGISTERING NOW FOR SUMMER SESSIONS. 
To sign up, visit the Chatham Country Extension Office, website
http://www.caes.uga.edu/extension/chatham/ and download an application.  For more information, contact our office: 912.652.7981 or email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  


 

SAVANNAH MILE TO BENEFIT THE 200 CLUB
5/28

THE SAVANNAH MILE TO BENEFIT THE 200 CLUB IS SATURDAY MAY 28TH BEGINNING AT 8AM IN FORSYTH PARK. 
SAVANNAH MILE
SATURDAY, MAY 28TH
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Starting Line: Forsyth Park
Finish Line: Drayton Street at Broughton
Celebration & Awards: Johnson Square
The 11th Annual Savannah Mile is one of Fleet Feet Sports Fabulous 14 races and the cumulative goal for the CREW kids. Registration is open online at www.fleetfeetsavannah.com/mile or go down to the store, 3405 Waters Avenue, to sign up.    Sign up early and save: (T-shirt sizes are guaranteed if signed up by May 18, 2016)


 

FAREWELL TO ENOCH HENDRY
5/29

A FAREWELL TO ENOCH HENDRY, CELEBRATING 40 YEARS IN THE MINISTRY  IS
SUNDAY MAY 29TH IN TELFAIR SQUARE FROM 4 TIL 8PM.   MUSIC FROM PAYNE BRIDGES,
WAITS & CO, CITY HOTEL, VELVET CARAVAN AND THE TRAINWRECKS!
TICKETS AVAILABLE AT WWW.TRINITY1848.ORG    KIDS 10 AND UNDER EAT FREE


 

RICHMOND HILL MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE
5/30

THE CITY OF RICHMOND HILLS’ MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE IS MONDAY MAY 30TH, 11AM AT J F GREGORY PARK.    City of Richmond Hill to hold Memorial Day Observance
WHAT:    The City of Richmond Hill Memorial Day Observance. The City of Richmond Hill will hold its annual Memorial Day Observance. The program will honor those who have served and made the ultimate sacrifice in the Armed Services, Police and Fire Departments, and other Emergency Services.  This year’s event will feature speakers, a 21-gun salute, posting of the colors, and laying of the wreath. The public is invited.
WHERE:  J.F. Gregory Park  521 Cedar Street  Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324
WHEN:    Monday, May 30, 2016     11 a.m.


 

COASTAL CENTER FOR DEVELOPMENTAL SEVICES GOLF TOURNAMENT
6/4
THE 5TH ANNUAL COASTAL CENTER FOR DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES GOLF TOURNAMENT IS COMING UP SATURDAY, JUNE 4, AT THE LANDINGS GOLF COURSE.  SHOTGUN START IS AT 1:15.
Programs to benefit adults with disabilities
Oak Ridge Golf Course, Landings
Noon luncheon
4-person scramble
Registration 11am
Rain date June 11

Felicia Wentway 912.644.7500
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SECOND BRIGADE POKER RUN
6/4
SECOND BRIGADE POKE RUN IS SATURDAY, JUNE 4TH.  REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 11AM. 
Registration 11 to Noon, Kickstands up Noon, Last bike in 3:30, Raffles begin 3:30-4:00, Starts at Savannah Harley Davidson and ends at Flashback in Richmond Hill.
Multiple raffles donated by local business' and a 1965 CHEVY NOVA II!!! Specials offered to all participants at stops. Ride or drive if you must. Vendors onsite (last stop) and live music during evening hours.
ALL proceeds will benefit three 100% non-profit organizations; HorsinAround, Team Savannah for Veterans and Wish to Walk Foundation. Little 9 year old Justin will also be onsite selling personally hand carved walking sticks and batons to raise money in order to provide a service dog for his sister.
Come out and join the fun and support the local community at the same time.
CONTACT Rudy Moreno 915.487.8665 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 


 

SAVANNAH JAYCEES TYBEE PARK CLEAN-UP
6/11   
THE SAVANNAH JAYCEES HOST THE TYBEE PARK CLEAN UP,
ANDA‘DAY IN THE PARK,’ EVENT SATURDAY, JUNE 11TH.
WITH LIVE MUSIC FROM THE CHUCK COURTENAY BAND.
Noon-4
RSVP  $5 children 12-under are free
Jaycee Park located 30 Van Horne Ave.
BBQ, Low Country Boil,Craft Beer,
Corn Hole
Kickball
Soccer
Get tickets www.savannahjaycees.com

 


 

 

SAVANNAH SHAKES PRESENTS SHAKESPEARE COMEDY
6/10-6/19 
THE SAVANNAH SHAKES PRESENTS THE SHAKESPEARE COMEDY,
‘MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING,’ AT MUSE ARTS WAREHOUSE,
OPENING JUNE 10 THROUGH JUNE 19TH.
General seating $15. 
Seniors/Students/Military $10
Fri/Sat 8pm; Sat/Sun Matinee 3pm
Muse Arts Warehouse  703 Louisville Rd
912.421.9585
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JAILBREAK MUD CHALLENGE   
6/11

REGISTER NOW FOR THE 2ND ANNUAL CHATHAM COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE JAILBREAK MUD CHALLENGE SATURDAY JUNE 11TH. 
Register for the 2nd Annual Jailbreak Mud Challenge
We are back again for the 2nd Annual Chatham County Sheriff's Office Jailbreak Mud Challenge. This year we are bigger and better than ever, with a 5 mile course and over 50 obstacles! All proceeds from the Jailbreak Challenge go to the Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes. Come out June 11th and challenge yourself for a good cause.
You may register as an individual, 2 runner chain gang or 4 runner chain gang. Register online at jailbreakmudchallenge.com, or in person at Fleet Feet Sports located at 3405 Waters Avenue, Savannah. You must be at least 13 years old to register and runners under 18 years old must have parental consent.
Register early (before April 15) to get a sweet discount! Last day to register is June 9th at midnight.
Individual:                         Before April 15th - $45.00,   After April 15th - $60.00
2 Runner Chain Gang:  Before April 15th - $80.00,   After April 15th - $110.00
4 Runner Chain Gang:  Before April 15th - $150.00, After April 15th - $210.00


 


NEXT GENERATIONS'3RD ANNUAL SUMMER SOIREE
END 6/11
THE NEXT GENERATION, A VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATION, WILL ‘STEP ONTO SOUTH BEACH,’ AT THEIR THIRD ANNUAL, SUMMER SOIREE, SATURDAY, JUNE 11TH AT THE SAVANNAH YACHT CLUB. THE EVENT WILL START AT 7:30. THIS IS A BENEFIT FOR THE DWAINE AND CYNTHIA WILLETT CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL.


 

FREE DRIVER EDUCATION COURSE FOR TEENS
6/13
TEENS CAN LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RULES OF THE ROAD,
DRIVING BEHAVIORS AND LAWS IN A FREE TWO-HOUR CLASS,
MONDAY, JUNE 13TH, AT THE SAVANNAH CHATHAM POLICE TRAINING CENTER,
ON EDWIN ST., STARTS AT 5:30.PROGRAM IS FUNDED BY THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF HIGHWAY SAFETY.

-Learn about the rules of the road, driving behaviors and driving laws
-Registration by a teen and at least one parent or guardian is required
-For ages 14, 15 and 16
-Program in partnership with Parker’s Emergency & Trauma Center at Memorial Health,
 The Coastal Health District Adolescent Health and Youth Development,
 The Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute and the University of Georgia
 in conjunction with P.R.I.D.E. (Parents Reducing Injuries and Driver Error)
-3401 Edwin St., Savannah
-Registration information, 912.350.1532

 


 

 

 

OSSABAW ISLAND FOUNDATION
6/25

THE OSSABAW ISLAND FOUNDATION OFFERS TWO, 2-DAY TRIPS TO OSSABAW ISLAND IN JUNE.  THE CREATIVE DAY TRIP IS SUNDAY, JUNE 5TH. THE HANDS ON ARCHEOLOGY EXPERIENCE IS FRIDAY, JUNE 25TH.
Sunday, June 5th 10a-4p $85;
Friday, June 25th 9a-3:30p $95;
www.ossabawisland.net 


 HORIZONS SUMMER SIZZLER 5K
6/25
THE ANNUAL SUMMER SIZZLER 5K AND ONE-MILE KIDS RUN
IS SATURDAY, JUNE 25TH AT J.C. CANON FIELDS ON
WLMINGTON ISLAND.
REGISTRATION INFO:SUE ADLER 912.856.0323
FLEETFEETSAVANNAH.COM/SUMMERSIZZLER
PRE-REGISTRATION $25. RACE DAY $30
KID'S MILE $5

RICHMOND HILL HISTORICAL SOCIETY CARS AND COFFEE
5/1-10/1
RICHMOND HILL HISTORICAL SOCIETY HOSTING THE  FIRST CARS AND COFFEE OF THE SEASON ON SATURDAY, APRIL 2ND FROM 9AM TO 11AM.
Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum to Host First Cars and Coffee of the Season
Cars and Coffee. The Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum will host the first Cars and Coffee of the season, a monthly event showcasing unique, rare and antique cars of the season. Title sponsor is J.C. Lewis Ford.  Coffee is provided by Espresso Hill. Car owners can bring in a car and interact with other automobile enthusiasts. Visitors can bring the family to view the cars and tour the newly renovated Richmond Hill History Museum, formerly the Henry Ford Kindergarten. Admission to the event is free and coffee can be purchased for 25 cents with a $1 donation to the museum. Cars and Coffee will take place the first Saturday of each month, March through October.
Saturday’s-- April 2, , May 7, June 4, July 2,  August 6, September 3, October 1,
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Richmond Hill History Museum 11460 Ford Ave Richmond Hill, Georgia, 31324
Contact Art Thumwood at 912-756-3697 or visit www.richmondhillmuseum.com


 

RICHMOND HILL FARMER’S MARKET
3/15-November
THE RICHMOND HILL FARMER’S MARKET IS HELD FROM 2-7PM EACH TUESDAY AT GREGORY PARK IN RICHMOND HILL.
City of Richmond Hill to Open 2016 Farmer’s Market-Richmond Hill Farmer’s Market 2016 Opening. The City of Richmond Hill will reopen its Farmer’s Market on March 15th. There will be free balloons for children, shopping bags for market customers, and activities such as corn hole, a bouncy house and the fire department will bring their water cannon. Handicap parking will be available. Each Tuesday from mid-March until November, the market will offer the best in local produce and crafts. The City has extended shopping hours from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. J.F. Gregory Park 521 Cedar Street Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324
For vendor updates, check the Richmond Hill Farmer’s Market Facebook page at www.facebook.com/RichmondHillFarmersMarket or the City of Richmond Hill website at richmondhill-ga.gov/. For information or market applications, contact Joy Lee at 912-756-6496 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . A limited number of non-profits will be considered for participation this year. If your non-profit organization is interested, please contact Joy Lee.


 

CITY SEEKS WEAVE A DREAM APPLICATIONS
NOW  THRU  10/21

THE CITY OF SAVANNAH’S WEAVE A DREAM PANEL IS ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR CULTURAL AND ARTS PROJECTS NOW THRU OCTOBER 21ST.    Project Funding Available for Innovative, Cultural Arts Programs City seeks applications for Weave A Dream Initiative
SAVANNAH, Ga., January 8, 2016 /www.savannahga.gov/ --The City of Savannah’s Weave-A-Dream (WAD) Panel has issued a call for proposals for the 2016 Weave-A-Dream Cultural & Arts Projects initiative.  Applications will be accepted through the calendar year, while funds are available.  Programs are to be completed prior to December 31, 2016. The application must be submitted at least eight weeks prior to the start date of the project; the last date an application can be submitted is October 21, 2016.       Project funding is available up to $2,000 for specific and innovative arts, cultural, or heritage projects or presentations that have a measurable, quantifiable benefit to Savannah’s diverse populations. The Weave-A-Dream Panel seeks proposals that actively involve youth, seniors, and those who have limited access to arts based programs in Savannah. A priority of the WAD funding program is that organizations reach neighborhood communities, encompassing all city districts.    To be eligible for consideration, an organization must be a non-profit, 501c3, head-quartered in Savannah’s corporate limits.  Proposed programs must also be produced within the City’s corporate limits.  No individual artist applications will be accepted. Agencies funded by the City of Savannah for 2016 are not eligible to apply.Applications are reviewed by the WAD Panel and funding is awarded by a competitive funding process that considers the project’s artistic merit, quality of design, quality of marketing strategy, and plan for assessing the project’s success.  Successful programs will identify a community need and utilize arts and heritage activities as the primary strategy to fulfill that need. Applications are available on the Department of Cultural Affairs website, under Funding Programs (www.savannahga.gov\arts).  Applying organizations may request application materials and technical assistance by contacting Rebecca Brown at 912-651-6760 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


 

 

BETHESDA ACADAMY FARM & GARDENS
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BETHESDA ACADEMY FARM AND GARDENS HAS NEW FARM STAND HOURS ON WEDNESDAY’S FROM 3-5PM. Bethesda Academy Farm & Gardens Announces New Farm Stand Hours Open Wednesdays, 3-5 p.m. Bethesda Academy Organic Farm & Gardens Farm Stand. Each week, this popular organic farm stand, which is managed by Bethesda students and staff, sells fresh produce, seasonal vegetables, herbs, free range eggs, a variety of plants, goat milk soap, firewood and more.  In addition, 100 percent grass fed ground beef in various quantities are available at the farm stand, which is raised and distributed by Bethesda Academy’s Cattle & Beef Operation. Specialty cuts are also available. Students are actively involved in planting, cultivating, and harvesting all items on-site at Bethesda Academy using sustainable, organic farming techniques. The organic farming program at Bethesda merges plant life sciences with real world applications, instilling a strong work ethic and a sense of stewardship. The farm stand at Bethesda Academy is open to the public.
NEW FARM STAND HOURS
Every Wednesday from 3-5 p.m.
WHERE: Bethesda Academy 9520 Ferguson Avenue Savannah, Georgia MORE INFO:   Visit www.bethesdaacademy.org or contact Merrin Slocombe at (912) 344-7196 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 


 

CITY OF RICHMOND HILL
March-October
CITY OF RICHMOND HILL FARMER’S MARKET IS EVERY TUESDAY AFTERNOON FROM 2PM-7PM AT GREGORY PARK.
City of Richmond Hill Holds Grand Opening for 2016 Farmers’ Market
Richmond Hill, Ga. – The City of Richmond Hill recently held the opening for its 2016 Farmers’ Market, with giveaways and activities for children.
“We are extremely excited about the Farmers’ Market returning. We look forward to the new season, and hope to make it an enjoyable experience for both vendors and customers,” said Harvey Lashley, market manager. “We want to make this an experience that keeps people coming back.”
Each Tuesday from March thru October, the market will be held in J.F. Gregory Park and will offer the best in local produce and crafts. Shopping hours will be from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m.
For vendor updates, check the Richmond Hill Farmer’s Market Facebook page at www.facebook.com/RichmondHillFarmersMarket or the City of Richmond Hill website at richmondhill-ga.gov.
For information or market applications, contact Joy Lee at 912-756-6496 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


 

COASTAL PET RESCUE
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COASTAL PET RESCUE IS LOOKING FOR FAMILIES INTERESTED IN ADOPTING OR FOSTERING 25 RESCUED DOGS AND PUPPIES.  DONATIONS OF PUPPY AND DOG FOOD ARE APPRECIATED. 
On Monday, April 25, 2016, Coastal Pet Rescue volunteers banded together with assistance from Chatham Emergency Management Agency staff and CEMA support team volunteers to accept 25 dogs from a elderly cancer patient being evicted from her home.The rescued dogs range in age from a litter of nine four-day-old puppies and their mom to a 15-year-old who needs masses removed. The breeds include mixes of Chihuahua, Basenji, Beagle, and Boston Terrier, and none were spayed or neutered.
All dogs received their initial vaccinations and check with veterinary staff at the Animal Hospital at Rice Hope. Over the next few days, they will be evaluated by Coastal Pet Rescue's team to get ready for adoption. All dogs will be current on shots, microchipped and spayed or neutered before going home.Coastal Pet Rescue is looking for families interested in adopting as well as fostering to adopt some of the dogs as some will need a little more love and time to adjust to their new lives. Families interested in meeting a potential match should complete information online at http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/profile
Donations are also needed of canned puppy food, canned adult dog food and puppy pads. Monetary donations for veterinary care are also needed and may be sent to PO Box 30462, Savannah, GA 31410, made online at https://www.gofundme.com/cpr25, or called in to the Animal Hospital at Rice Hope at (912) 965-0330 on Coastal Pet Rescue's account.


 

CHATHAM COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL
TBA
THE CHATHAM COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL WANTS YOU TO STOP BY AND ADOPT A NEW, FURRY FAMILY MEMBER. OPEN DAILY FROM 1:00 TO 4:30
LOCATED AT 7211 SALLIE MOOD DR. JUST BEHIND THE HUMANE SOCIETY.

PORT WENTWORTH LESIURE SERVICES YOGA
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CITY OF PORT WENTWORTH LEISURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT OFFERS SATURDAY MORNING YOGA FROM 9:00AM-10:30AM. Start Your Weekend with Yoga!


Saturday mornings, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
City of Port Wentworth Leisure Services Dept. Located at the Ed Young Senior Center, 103 Turnberry Street
Beginners Welcome! $5.00 a class or purchase a pass
Gentle – but still challenging! – class suitable for adults of all ages
No equipment needed – mats and other props provided
Wear comfortable clothes that allow you to breathe and move freely
For your comfort, don’t eat anything heavy for 2 hours prior to class
Regardless of your age or physical ability, yoga is for everybody! A regular yoga practice can:  Increase muscular strength and flexibilityReduce the effects of stress, Improve posture and balance, Enhance well-being Sharpen focus and concentration and Relieve back pain.

 


JUDE MICHAELS GOFUNDME
2/29-TFN
LOCAL MUSICIAN JUDE MICHAELS NEEDS YOUR HELP.  FRIENDS AND FANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTRIBUTE AND ALL FUNDS WILL ASSIST WITH MEDICAL EXPENSES AS JUDE UNDERGOES TREATMENT FOR CANCER. 
Local musician Jude Michaels was diagnosed with liver cancer eight months ago. Jude has been trying to figure out how he is going to come up with at least $25,000 to $50,000 to cover travel and lodging and medical expenses before and after his liver transplant. While Jude is out of work he will unable to play out.  He needs help and support from the community as he undergoes treatments and operations at MUSC in Charleston South Carolina.
Jude Michaels is also in need of a hip replacement that can't be done till at least a year after his Liver Transplant.He needs to plan on at least three months of being unable to play and he will be living in a hotel in Charleston SC
JudeMichaels setup a GoFundMe page: http://www.gofundme.com/txxvfc
http://judemichaels.com
Jude has given a lot to the community and various charities with his talents and now he needs the help of wonderful people like you, please help Jude Michaels