Submit your event at least two weeks in advance by going
to events.savannahnow.com. You can also mail to
Community Calendar, P.O. Box 1088, Savannah, GA 31402. Announcements are printed daily in the Accent section
as space allows. For information, call 912-652-0314.


JULY 11

Wine tasting in support of Habitat Savannah

5:30-7:30 p.m. July 11. Savannah Wine Cellar, 5500 Abercorn St., Twelve Oaks Shopping Center. Savannah Wine Cellar will contribute all donations from their July wine tasting to support Habitat for Humanity Savannah's affordable housing program. The tasting of premium wines is scheduled for July 11. For more information, contact Mike Jaeger at 912-355-9463. Parties interested in finding out how to support Habitat's work can contact Michelle Hunter, resource development manager, at 912-353-8122.

JULY 12

Advanced Project Management

9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 12. The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. This is a 24-hour course for professionals wishing to advance their training with the internationally accepted standard in project management from The Project Management Institute. This course will provide a documented step-by-step guideline for managing projects from beginning to successful conclusion. Students will be exposed to a wide variety of strategic and real-world scenarios that companies use in business today. The cost is $1,300 per person. For more information, email jfogarty@georgiasouthern.edu.

Summer junior tennis camp

July 8-12 and July 15-19. South Bridge Racquet Club, 80 Wedgefield Crossing. South Bridge Racquet club will host summer tennis camp for all ages and levels July 8-12 and July 15-19. The cost is $150 for each week. For more information, call John at 912-651-5466.

Artistic photography
editing workshop

9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 12. Country Inn and Suites, 742 Gen. Stewart Way. Artistic and novelty photography editing for beginners workshop offers photographers beginning editing skills and provides dozens of creative photography editing ideas. When the summer sun boils and it becomes difficult to shoot pictures, then it is a good time to learn to edit in the luxury of an air-conditioned environment. Tickets are offered through www.eventbrite.com for $39. Query Hinesville and photography. Seating is limited to 25.

JULY 13

Sacred Harp Singers

1-4 p.m. July 13. Faith Primitive Baptist Church, 3212 Bee Road. Everyone who loves to sing is invited to join the Savannah Sacred Harp Singers on July 13 at Faith Primitive Baptist Church. All are welcome to participate or listen. For information, call 912-655-0994 or go to www.savannahsacredharp.com.

Help two residents in need

Islands Sports Bar, 348 Johnny Mercer Blvd., will host two special Bar Olympics for Charity to assist community members James Bowen and Tommy Palmer, who are battling serious health problems. These festive fundraisers feature a fish fry, cookout, live music, silent auction, raffle and 50/50 drawing. Bar Olympics will challenge contestants in horseshoes, cornhole, darts and pool. Prizes will be awarded to winners. The first event is 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 13. The second is 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 24. Other ways to help James or Tommy include donating gift certificate or items for the silent auction, raffles or prizes; giving directly to www.gatransplant.org or call 912-224-2657 to help James Bowen; giving directly to the Coastal Bank's fund to help Tommy Palmer; or donating food for the fish fry/cookout.

Gospel music concert

Delesseps Avenue Baptist Church, 1310 Delesseps Ave., is hosting the gospel music group Saved By Grace at 7 p.m. July 13. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served afterward.

Savannah 3-on-3 tourney

9 a.m. July 13. Blackshear Basketball Complex, 820 Wheaton St. Savannah universal sports group presents Savannah 3-on-3 Basketball Classic on July 13-14 at Blackshear Basketball Complex. Even if you haven't touched a basketball in years, we still want you to play. Come out to support a good cause, all proceeds from this tournament will provide much-needed back-to-school supplies for low-income families. More than $2,000 in cash and prizes will be given away. For more information, go to www.savannahbasketball.com.

Health fair and open house

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 13. Dominion Health Care Solutions, 7160 Hodgson Memorial Drive. Dominion Health Care Solutions is sponsoring a free health fair and open house with free food and give-aways in celebration of its six-year anniversary. The public is invited to share in fun activities, blood pressure checks, diabetes education, jewelry show and more. For more information, call 912-303-0445.

Summertime Pruning
Know-How

July 13. Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm, 2 Canebrake Road. Learn about properly pruning woody garden shrubs and when and what to cut back. Cost is $10 and class is in the Annex building July 13. Learn more at coastalgeorgiabg.org or facebook.com/bamboofarmcoastalgardens.

JULY 14

Cheerleading sports camp

9 a.m. to noon. June 17-20; June 24-27; July 8-11; July 15-18. Alee Temple Arena. Designed for children ages 5-15, the sessions are Monday-Friday and lunch will be provided. Cost is $45 per child for sessions 1, 3 and 4. Session 2 will cost $50 and includes a special Georgia Games emphasis. Register at the Paulson Softball Complex, 7171 Skidaway Road, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information, call 912-351-3852.

JULY 16

Book signing

6-8 p.m. July 16. Barnes & Noble, Oglethorpe Mall, 7804 Abercorn Ext. Award-winning, bestselling author Pamela Fagan Hutchins will be at Barnes & Noble on July 16. She will be signing copies of all of her books, including the latest, "Saving Grace."

JULY 18

Strategic plan
kick-off celebration

5-8 p.m. July 18. Traffic Circle Shopping Center, 309 Main St., Garden City. Garden City announces the public kick-off celebration for the city's strategic plan. All community members, including families, businesses, property owners and community groupsb are invited to participate and learn, share and volunteer. The celebration is the first step in charting the future of Garden City for the next 10 years. For more information, go to www.gardencity-ga.gov/strategicplan.

Preserving Foods Safely

5 p.m. July 18. Salvation Army Community Center, 3000 Bee Road. Join us for a free food preservation session to learn how to preserve food for you and your family using a water bath canner. Participants will receive recipes and food preservation information for home canning during this session. For more information, call 912-652-7981 or email uge3051@uga.edu.

Immigration Compliance Issues for Businesses

6 p.m. July 18. The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. Human resource professionals need to know when and how their firms should use e-Verify and how to comply with I-9 regulations. Georgia Southern University's seminar explains the Department of Homeland Security's current approach to issues of possible illegal immigrants in the workplace. It also covers any new immigration reform legislation being considered by Congress and how it might affect local firms. Call 855- 478-5551 before noon July 12 to register or contact seminars@georgiasouthern.edu for more details.

JULY 19

Brendan Koerner reading and book signing

7 p.m. July 19. The Book Lady Bookstore, 6 E. Liberty St. Brendan Koerner will be reading and signing his new nonfiction work, "The Skies Belong To Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking" on July 19. This event is free and open to the public. Learn more at www.thebookladybookstore.com.

CinemaSavannah: 'Tanta Agua/Too Much Water'

5 and 8 p.m. July 19. Muse Arts Warehouse, 703 Louisville Road. "Tanta Agua" ("Too Much Water") won this year's Miami and San Sebastian film festivals. What could be worse than being 14 and on vacation with your father, stuck indoors during a seemingly endless rainstorm? Running time: 102 minutes. In Spanish with English subtitles. Tickets are $8. Email cinesavannah@att.net.

JULY 20

National Federation of the Blind of Chatham County

2:30-4:30 p.m. July 20. Thomas Francis Williams Court, 1900 Lincoln St. The National Federation of the Blind of Chatham County will host its monthly meeting July 20 in the community room at Thomas Francis Williams Court. Call 912-233-3798 or 912-398-5740.

Savannah Derby Devils double-header

5 and 7 p.m. July 20. Savannah Civic Center arena, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave. The Savannah Derby Devils are in the middle of their seventh season, and the next double-header against the Low Country High Rollers of Charleston takes place July 20. Includes two bouts, activities and games for kids, raffles, concessions and cold beer. Raffles include a four-night stay in Treasure Island, Fla. For more information, go to www.savannahderby.com.

JULY 21

Join the DerbyTaunts

2-4 p.m. July 21. Garden City Gym, 160 Priscilla Thomas Way. Girls ages 10-17 and their parents are invited to learn more and meet players at a meet-and-greet hosted by the Savannah Jr. DerbyTaunts, the little sister league of the Savannah Derby Devils. The event takes place at the Garden City Gym behind Groves High School on Ga. 21. The building is adjacent to the Garden City Stadium. The event is free and open to the public. Girls accompanied by a parent are welcome to skate while parents learn about the league. Skates, helmets and gear are available for free use. New skaters may join the DerbyTaunts starting July 21. Prior skating experience is helpful but not required. Dues are $10 per month. RSVP is appreciated at savannahjuniorderby@gmail.com. For information, go to www.savannahderby.com.

'Jazz in July'

5 p.m. July 21. The Mansion on Forsyth Park, 700 Drayton St. The Coastal Jazz Association presents "Jazz In July Summer Swingin' in Savannah" featuring The Kelly Scott Jazz Quartet with vocalist Lisa Kelly, trumpeter JB Scott, pianist-bassist Jeff Phillips and drummer Clyde Connor. Admission is $10 or free to members and students.

JULY 22

Facebook for Beginners

6:30-8:30 p.m. July 22-25. The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. If you're ready to join the Facebook community, here's the class for you. Learn the basic elements, including timeline, newsfeed, photos and video, apps, messages, finding friends, Facebook chat and how to set and maintain privacy controls. The cost is $75 per person. For more information, email jfogarty@georgiasouthern.edu.

Microsoft Excel 1

6:30-9:30 p.m. July 22, July 24; Oct. 15 and Oct. 17. The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. Looking for proficiency and confidence in basic Excel functionality? Our course covers the basic Excel environment, creating workbooks, navigating the working screen, formatting and navigating worksheets, entering data, entering labels and creating and working with charts. The cost is $85 per person. For more information, email jfogarty@georgiasouthern.edu.

AUG. 5

'How to Use
a Nautical Chart'

6:30 p.m. Aug. 5. White Bluff Presbyterian Church, 10710 White Bluff Road. Learn how to read a nautical chart, what the symbols mean, how to use latitude/longitude coordinates, how to plot and label waypoints and course lines and how to calculate distance, speed and time. Our seminar uses United States Power Squadrons' training charts and Savannah's local charts, and we provide all tools and materials. The cost is $10 for the public, $5 for members. For more information, email classes@savannahsboatingclub.org.

AUG. 8

'How to Use Marine GPS'

6:30 p.m. Aug. 8. White Bluff Presbyterian Church, 10710 White Bluff Road. Learn how to use your marine GPS buttons, functions and screens to know where you are, enter waypoints and plan and navigate a safe course. Includes an overview of NOAA raster charts and online resources. If you have a GPS, bring it and your owner's manual to class. The cost is $20 for the public ($10 family) and $10 for members ($5 family). For more information, email classes@savannahsboatingclub.org.

Basic Planning for Death
or Disability workshop

5-7 p.m. Aug. 8, Oct. 8 and Dec. 12. Mediation Center, 5105 Paulsen St., Suite 125D. The Mediation Center of Savannah will host "Basic Planning for Death or Disability." This event aims to educate people on the basics of wills, advanced directives, guardianship and powers of attorney. The class will be taught by experienced local attorneys. The cost of the event is $30. To register, go to www.mediationsavannah.com. Any questions can be directed to the office at 912-354-6686.

AUG. 15

50 Cuts in 50 States Tour

8 a.m. Aug. 15. Marigold Beauty Concepts, 8412 Abercorn St. Master hair stylist Patrick Lomantini is already a Guiness Book of World Records holder and is looking to break another one by doing 50 haircuts in 50 states in 50 days to benefit homeless animals. He has chosen the GARD animal shelter for his charity in Georgia. We will be taking appointments for Patrick at Marigold Beauty Concepts. All proceeds will go to GARD. There will be animals up for adoption that day and great food, not to mention a record-breaking guest hairstylist. Get and appointment by calling 912-961-9001.

AUG. 16

Guardians in Action anniversary banquet

6 p.m. Aug. 16. Club Stewart, 1020 Hero Road, Fort Stewart. We are celebrating our one-year anniversary in style. You are invited to come out and help us by enjoying a buffet meal, musical entertainment and prizes. The attire for the evening is business casual, so come and relax. Our keynote speaker is Hinesville Mayor, the Honorable James Thomas Jr. Along with having fun, you will have the chance to support a local nonprofit organization in fulfilling its mission of people helping people. Tickets are available for purchase via PayPal by going to www.guardiansnaction.org, calling 504-344-4269 or emailing info@guardiansnaction.org.

AUG. 17

St. Pius X Alumni
2013 Summer Picnic

2 p.m. Aug. 17. Camp Villa Marie, 6 Dolan Drive. The annual St. Pius X High School Alumni Association Picnic will be Aug. 17 at the Villa Marie Center on Isle of Hope. The event starts at 2 p.m. with a catered meal served at 3 p.m. Recreational facilities will be available to all participants until 7 p.m. Anyone who attended the high school is welcome to attend. The tickets are $25. A special part of the SPXHSAA Picnic this year will be a program recognizing the Class of 1963 as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. Tickets are now on sale. Contact Rex DeLoach, treasurer, at 912-238-0190.

AUG. 31

Midnight Garden Ride

8 p.m. Aug. 31. Telfair Square. Join hundreds in turning the night streets of Savannah into a wave of blinking lights, music and pedal-powered fun at the fifth annual Midnight Garden Ride presented by New Belgium Brewing on at 8 p.m. Aug. 31. Proceeds from this casual, family-friendly 10-mile ride through downtown benefit Savannah Bicycle Campaign's efforts to build a better Savannah through bicycling. The cost is $20-30. For information, go to www.midnightgardenride.com.

Run for Jane

8 a.m. Aug. 31. Fort Pulaski, U.S. Hwy. 80 East. The Leukemia Cup "Run for Jane" is a 5K run/walk and kids' run in conjunction with the 2013 St. Joseph's/Candler Leukemia Cup Regatta weekend of events. It is named in honor of Dr. Jane Philbrick. The Leukemia Cup is a community coming together through a series of sporting events to help fight leukemia, lymphoma and other blood cancers, coordinated by the members of the Savannah Yacht Club. The Leukemia Cup includes 5K run/walk, golf, junior fishing, in-shore fishing, tennis, sailing, clay shoot, black-tie dinner and auction and the Luau for Leukemia. For information, go to www.fleetfeetsavannah.com/leukemia-cup-run-for-jane-5k.

SEPT. 6

Ben Tucker memorial
golf tournament

11:30 a.m. Sept. 6. The Landings Club. The Coastal Jazz Association will host a memorial golf tournament in memory of Ben Tucker on Sept. 6. Golfer sign-up deadline is Aug. 31 and the cost is $150 per person and $550 for a group of four before Aug. 15. Lunch and jazz concert only is $50 per person. For information, go to www.cjagolftournament.com.

SEPT. 7

Youth Triathlon

8 a.m. Sept. 7. The first annual Safe Kids Savannah Youth Triathlon presented by Chatham County will take place at 8 a.m. Sept. 7. Registration is now open for the swim, bike and run event that will be geared toward youth ages 9-14. To register, go to www.active.com. Packet pick-up along with bike inspections will take place from 4-8 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Aquatic Center. For more information, go to www.safekidssavannah.org.

SEPT. 14

Screening of 'Chasing Ice'

7 p.m. Sept. 14. Lucas Theatre for the Arts. Skidaway Institute of Oceanography will present the award-winning documentary, "Chasing Ice," as the feature film at the 11th annual Gray's Reef Ocean Film Festival on Sept. 14. More information on the film festival is available at www.graysreef.noaa.gov.

Tunnel to Towers Run Savannah

8 a.m. Sept. 14. Orleans Square at Barnard Street. Registration is now open for the Tunnel to Towers Run Savannah, presented by Wells Fargo Advisors. The second annual 5K run/walk will feature a special memorial tribute in memory of New York City firefighter Stephen Siller and 342 FDNY brothers who sacrificed their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. Public service industry workers, corporate teams and the public are encouraged to register for this patriotic event. For more information, go to www.t2trun.org/savannah or call 912-313-4806.

OCT. 18

Vienna Boys Choir in concert

7 p.m. Oct. 18. Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, 222 E. Harris St. The Savannah Children's Choir and Georgia Power will present the Vienna Boys Choir in concert Oct. 18. This special concert will benefit the Savannah Children's Choir's travel scholarship fund, which will help the choir take its first solo tour to Vienna and Prague in June 2014. Tickets are available at Savannah Box Office, www.savannahboxoffice.com or by calling 912-525-5050. Tickets are $100 VIP reserved (adult and student), $60 reserved (adult and student, $35 general admission adult and $25 general admission student. Due to the nature and length of this performance, it is not recommended for children younger than 8 years old.

ONGOING

Adult tennis lessons

4-5:30 p.m. Sundays or 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Lake Mayor Tennis Courts. First lesson is free, thereafter $10 per lesson. Loaner rackets available or purchase one for $15. Contact Phyllis Greene, Community Tennis Coordinator, prior to lesson at 912-501-9862, ctcsavannahga@att.net or go to www.savannahtennis.com.

Free Tae Kwon Do classes

5 p.m. Thursdays and 6:30 p.m. Fridays. Kayton Frazier Boys & Girls Club, 801 Brewer St. Free Tae Kwon Do classes are being offered at the Kayton Frazier Boys & Girls Club. These classes are for boys and girls ages 6-18. Tae Kwon Do is a Korean self-defense system. It is great for children because it teaches respect, self-discipline, self-defense and it is fun. It is offered at 5 p.m. every Thursday and 6:30-7:30 p.m. every Friday. Classes are taught by George Freeman, who is a second-degree black belt. Applications must be completed by parents or guardians at the Kayton-Frazier Boys & Girls Club. The cost is a $2 registration fee. For more information, call 912-443-9143.

Liberty City hosts bingo night

5:30 p.m. Every fourth Wednesday. Liberty City Community Center. The Liberty City Richfield Southover Community Improvement Association, Inc. will host bingo night every fourth Wednesday of the month beginning March 27.

13th Colony Sound Savannah Chorus

7 p.m. Mondays. Thunderbolt Lodge No. 693, 3111 Rowland Ave. The 13th Colony Sound Savannah Barbershop Chorus meets at 7 p.m. every Monday at Thunderbolt Lodge No. 693. If you can carry a tune, come sing with us! For more information, call 912-344-9768 or go to www.savannahbarbershoppers.org.

Rhythmatic Movement Fitness Classes

5-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Dec. 4. 1802 E. Broad St. at 35th Street. GatorBall Academy Inc. announces its bi-weekly, G Ball Rhythmatic Movement Fitness Classes every Tuesday and Thursday beginning Dec. 4. Come out and strengthen your core muscle group with Larry "Gator" Rivers and Debra Hasan. Call 912-358-0521 for enrollment. The cost is a $5 donation per class.

Bonaventure Cemetery tours

Second Sunday of the month. The Bonaventure Historical Society conducts tours of Bonaventure Cemetery on the second Sunday of each month. Tours are offered at 2 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. These walking tours step off from the same spot, which is marked with a sign. Tours last about an hour and are free, but donations are welcome.

The 2013 tour dates are: March 10, April 14, May 12, June 9, July 14, Aug.11, Sept.8, Oct.13, Nov.10 and Dec.8. For more information, call 912-927-6145 or 912-236-2705 or email lhadwin@earthlink.net.

Patriot Previews at The Habersham School

8:15-9 a.m. Thursdays. The true culture of a school is best experienced during a personal tour. Tours of The Habersham School are available every Thursday from 8:15-9 a.m. by appointment only. This is the time to visit our classrooms, meet our head of school and principal and discuss our unique mission. To reserve your spot, contact 912-509-0540 or info@thehabershamschool.org.

Harbour Lights Dancing

Second and fourth Friday of each month. City of Port Wentworth Community House. If you are interested in line dancing or square dancing, call Larry O'Pry at 912-429-0492. Dancing takes place in the City of Port Wentworth Community House the second and fourth Friday of each month.

Bethesda Farm Stand selling organic produce

3-5:30 p.m. Thursdays. Bethesda Academy, 9520 Ferguson Ave. This popular organic farm stand, managed by Bethesda students and staff, sells fresh produce, organic garden seedlings and farm-fresh eggs. Students are actively involved in planting, cultivating and harvesting all items on-site at Bethesda Academy using sustainable, organic farming techniques. For more information, go to www.bethesdaacademy.org or call 912-351-2061.

Second LIFE Thrift Store

Saturdays. Second Life, 308 Central Ave., Guyton. 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. LIFE's service area is 11 counties. Donations of children's clothes, sizes infant to 16, will be accepted by calling 912-772-4162. No stains or tears, please. Monetary donations are also welcome.

Psychotronic Film Night

8 p.m. 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 they're good," their selections are always rare, unique and memorable. Check their Facebook page for updated listings. For more information, call 912-232-4447 or go to www.sentientbean.com/events/view/1433.

MOMSNext Meeting

10-11:30 a.m. 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 more information, call 912-898-4344 or email kymmccarty@hotmail.com.

Toastmasters Club Meeting

Noon. Tuesdays. South University, Business Building, 709 Mall Blvd. The Small Business Chamber Toastmasters Club meets weekly at noon on Tuesdays. Meetings are held at South University, Business Building. For more information, call Carol at 912-844-9139 or go to www.toastmastersclub.org/.

Pooler Business Network

11 a.m. First and third Thursday of each month. Lovezzola's Pizza, 320 U.S. 80. Come and network with us. All business owners welcome. Cost for lunch. For more information, call 912-308-6768 or go to www.topnconnections.org.

Forsyth Farmers' Market

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Every Saturday. Forsyth Farmer's Market, Bull Street and West Park Avenue. Farmers and local vendors will be at the south end of Forsyth Park. SNAP/EBT and WIC accepted. Free to browse. For more information, go to www.forsythfarmersmarket.org.

Savannah Women's Business Network

11 a.m. 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 more information, call 912-572-2362 or go to www.pnconnections.org.

Weekend cannon firings

9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, three times daily. Fort Pulaski National Monument, U.S. 80. The park features the nation's 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 younger free. For more information, call 912-786-5787 or go to www.nps.gov/fopu.

Jazz music

7:30-10:30 p.m. Fridays. Ruth's Chris Steak House, 111 West Bay St. The Kim Polote's jazz trio will be playing the music of Johnny Mercer. For more information, call 912-721-4800 or go to www.ruthschris.com.

Thrift and gift store

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays. St. Elizabeth's Attic, 16491 Hwy. 144, Richmond Hill. Jewelry, appliances, clothes, furniture, books, children's toys and games are available. All proceeds are donated to local charities. For more information, call 912-727-2664.

Salvation Army Conservatory of the Performing Arts

5:30-8:30 p.m. 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 more information, call Lt. Shauntrice 912-352-8366.

Women's self-defense classes

7 p.m. Every Tuesday. Elite Martial Arts Academy, Suite. 107, 1024 Hwy. 80 West. Sponsored by the Guardian Angels and the Academy. Cost: Free. For more information, call 912-484-3007.

Wonderful Wednesday

4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Southwest Chatham Branch Library, 14097 Abercorn St. These sessions are filled with stories, songs, music and activities, especially for children ages 5 to 10. For more information, call 912-925-8305

Dog Days

4 p.m. Wednesdays. Islands Branch Library, 125 Wilmington Road. Practice your reading skills with one of our furry friends. Ages 5 and older. For more information, call 912-897-6233.

The Quilting Project

2-6 p.m. Tuesdays. Wesley Community Centers, 1601 Drayton St. Learn the art, history and technique to making quilts. For more information, call 912-447-5711.

Savannah Sings!

7-9 p.m. Every Thursday. Savannah Mall, 14045 Abercorn St. (meeting room, lower level). Open to all female singers. For more information, call 912-598-3005.

Toddler Third Thursday

10-11:30 a.m. Every third Thursday. The Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St. This program is designed especially for pre-schoolers ages 3 to 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 more information, call 912-790-8800 or go to www.telfair.org.

Housing Authority of Savannah Neighborhood Resource Center

⢠Job Readiness Counseling, 9 a.m.-noon, Mondays-Fridays. By appointment only. In collaboration with Georgia Department of Labor.

⢠Adult Literacy/GED, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays. In collaboration with Savannah Technical College.

⢠Basic Computer/Clerical Training, 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

In collaboration with Coastal Empire Goodwill Industries. Free and open to the public, all classes are at HAS Neighborhood Resource Center, 1407 Wheaton St. For more information, call 912-232-4232, ext. 115 or go to www.savannahpha.com.

First Friday for Folk Music

7:30-9:30 p.m. First Friday of each month. First Presbyterian Church, 520 E. 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 more information, call 912-786-6953 or go to www.savannahfolk.org.

Dog walks

5 p.m. Sundays. Canine Palace, 612 Abercorn St. ST. ALMO will have informal dog walks at 5 p.m. Sundays, weather permitting. Meet at Canine Palace. For more information, call 912-234-3336.

Safe Kids Savannah car seat safety inspection station

9 a.m. Every Wednesday. Safe Kids Savannah, 420 Mall Blvd. Child car seat safety inspections are done 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 more information or to schedule an appointment, call 912-356-2160 or go to www.safekidssavannah.org.

Dance Party

8 p.m. Every first and third Thursday. Savannah Ballroom, 11 Travis St. Come on out for dance parties at the Savannah Ballroom. Cost is $10 per person and $15 per couple. All ages welcome. For more information, call 912-335-3335 or go to www.savannahballroomdancing.com.

Barbecue dinner and karaoke night

5-7:30 p.m. (dinner), 7 p.m. (karaoke) every first Friday. American Legion Post 184, 1 Legion Drive, Thunderbolt. Dinner includes chopped barbecue, cole slaw, fancy baked beans, roll, beverage and dessert. Cost is $7 per plate. All singers invited to karaoke night, no cover or admission. For more information, call 912-354-5515, 912-663-8353 or go to www.americanlegionpost184.org.

Fish fry

5-7:30 p.m. Every third Friday. American Legion Post No. 184, 1 Legion Drive, Thunderbolt. Fish fry includes fish fillet, french fries, hush puppies, cheese grits, cole slaw and beverage. Cost is $8 per plate. Desserts available from the Ladies Auxiliary unit at additional cost. For more information, call 912-354-5515, 912-663-8353 or go to www.americanlegionpost184.org.

The Odd Lot Improv Comedy Troupe

8 p.m. Mondays. Muse Arts Warehouse, 703 Louisville Road. Improvisation show by Savannah's premiere comedy troupe, with bits of original comedy skits worked in. Cost is $5 (or what you can donate). For more information, go to www.oddlot.org.