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. For information, call 912-652-0314.


JULY 27

Shoes for School drive

10 a.m. Aug. 3. Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 622 E. 37th St. The Shoes for School program is a nonprofit that provides children from financially challenged families a new pair of shoes to start the school year. The child must be enrolled in pre-K through eighth grade in a Savannah-Chatham County public school and families must meet income eligibility requirements. Shoes for School and its partners are asking for donations of new shoes in any size, boy and girl styles. Donations can be dropped off at Lutheran Services of Georgia, Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, Advantage Insurance and Another Adventure Daycare. The shoe give-away will be Aug. 3 at Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 622 E. 37th St.

Dolphin program and training workshop

10 a.m.-noon. July 27. Southside Savannah Library, behind Target on Abercorn Street. The training workshop will offer information about participating in dolphin research surveys, as well as more details about dolphin behavior. Skippers with boats, photographers with (minimum) 300mm lenses, team leaders and assistants are needed. Kayakers welcome. Must be 16 or older to participate in dolphin research. No reservation necessary. For more information, email gadolphin@comcast.net.

JULY 28

Back-to-school supply drive

July 16-30. University of Phoenix Savannah Campus, 8001 Chatham Center Drive, Ste. 200. University of Phoenix Savannah campus has joined the Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club to collect school supplies. Some of the much-needed items include backpacks, pencils, pens, notebook paper, crayons, markers and highlighters. Make a monetary donation at www.bgcsavannah.org.

JEA Preschool sneak peek

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jewish Educational Alliance community center, 5111 Abercorn St. JEA Preschool Savannah will host a sneak peek July 28. Attendees can meet preschool director Jodi Sadler and teachers, as well as tour the newly renovated classrooms and outdoor learning space. There will also be a pool party for families to socialize and enjoy the end of summer. Call 912-355-8111, ext. 228, or email preschool@savj.org for more information.

JULY 29

Microsoft Excel 1

6:30-9:30 p.m. July 29 and 31. The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. Our course covers the basics of Excel: 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. Email jfogarty@georgiasouthern.edu.

AUG. 2

Cory Joseph Wilson Fireball 40 Memorial Tournament

Aug. 2-3. L. Scott Stell Community Park. The first annual Cory Joseph Wilson Fireball 40 Memorial Tournament is Aug. 2-3 at L. Scott Stell Community Park in Savannah. Cory, a Savannah native and Georgia Southern University student, died earlier this year. Tournament divisions will include a high school division for players 15-18 (rising sophomores through rising seniors) and a round robin format with championship game (three games guaranteed). Cost is $30 per player. There will be a 14U open 60/90 division (players must not have turned 15 before May 1), with format of two pool play games followed by single elimination (three games guaranteed). Cost for 14U is $350 per team. All players will receive a complimentary T-shirt. For more information, contact Mike Miller at 912-657-0946 or emailfireball40cjw@aol.com.

Citizens Police Academy

6:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 12. The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is accepting applications for the fall 2013 Citizens Police Academy, beginning Sept. 12. The program runs for 13 weeks and allows residents to interact with members of the department and the criminal justice system. Applications are available at all SCMPD precincts, by calling Gianna Nelson at 912-651-2246 or at www.scmpd.org. Registration is $10. Applications will be accepted until Sept. 6.

First Friday for Folk Music

7:30 p.m. Aug. 2. Stewart Hall, First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave. First Friday for Folk Music will be Aug. 2. The two performing acts are Nashville-based Lee Anna Culp and local blues singer/harmonica player Jere Myers, who are making their debut at First Friday. A $5 minimum suggested donation is requested.

AUG. 3

Uniform Sale

11 a.m. Aug. 3. Godley Station K-8 School Gymnasium, 2135 Benton Blvd. Godley Station K-8 School PTA will be hosting a community-wide uniform sale Aug. 3. Approved uniform shirts, pants, shorts, jumpers and skirts will be sold for $3 per top (light blue and white) and $5 per bottom or jumper (khaki and navy blue). GSS PTA will also be accepting memberships at $5 per adult. By joining PTA on or before this date, member families will receive three uniform items for free. Go to www.gsspta.org or call 912-224-0478.

AUG. 5

Savannah Tea Party meeting

5:30 p.m. Aug. 5. B & D Burgers, 11108 S. Abercorn St. The Savannah Tea Party will have an open meeting Aug. 5. Guest speaker Cathy Hill, Southern Regional VP of Georgia Power, will discuss the future of Georgia Power and how it affects you. Call Marolyn Overton at 912-598-7358.

'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. 6

Karaoke fundraiser

6 p.m. Aug. 6. McDonough's. Join Lutheran Services of Georgia at McDonough's at 6 p.m. Aug. 6 for an evening of karaoke. Sing your favorite tunes while LSG raises money for children and families in need in Savannah. Contact Katherine at kmckenzie@lsga.org or 912-353-8875.

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. You will learn how to download notebook charts and each student will receive a notebook 11512 chart. If you have a GPS unit, bring it and your owner's manual to class for personal attention. The cost is $20 for the public ($10 family) and $10 for members ($5 family). For more information, email classes@savannahsboatingclub.org.

AUG. 11

Domino Effect in concert

1 p.m. Aug. 11. North Beach Grill, 33 Meddin Drive, Tybee Island. Domino Effect will be playing a free concert Aug. 11 at North Beach Bar and Grill on Tybee Island. Domino Effect is reggae with soulful melody and harmony. The Savannah-based outfit offers a danceable blend of roots with heavy funk. Other acts include the Train Wrecks and Kota Mundi. Free and suitable for all ages.

AUG. 15

ADA Step Out Campaign Kickoff Celebration

5:30 p.m. Aug. 15. Tubby's Tank House, 2909 River Drive, Thunderbolt. The American Diabetes Association is having a Step Out Campaign Kickoff Celebration on Aug. 15 at Tubby's Tank House. Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes is a fundraiser that culminates in a 5K walk/run and health and fitness festival, which will be in October. We will be giving out information and signing people up for the event at our kickoff. The event features a dunking booth, where you will have a chance to dunk one of Savannah's firefighters and other special guests, Light appetizers will be provided. RSVP to Suzanne Willis at 912-353-8110, ext. 3093, or at suwillis@diabetes.org.

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. Marigold Beauty Concepts will be taking appointments for Patrick. 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 an 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. Help us celebrate our one-year anniversary with a buffet meal, musical entertainment and prizes. Dress is business casual, so come relax and enjoy the evening. Our keynote speaker is Hinesville Mayor, the Honorable James Thomas Jr. Tickets are available for purchase via PayPal by going to www.guardiansnaction.org, calling 504-344-4269 or emailing info@guardiansnaction.org.

AUG. 17

National Model Aviation
Day Celebration

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 17. SSG Anthony Davis Memorial RC Airfield, Hwy. 17 about 1 mile south of the McDonald's on Chatham Parkway and Hwy. 17. The Tri-County RC Flyers will host a fundraiser to support the Wounded Warrior Project and to celebrate National Model Aviation Day. There will be planes available for flight lessons with an AMA-approved pilot. All pilots will be "tethered" to the flight instructor with a buddy box. For more information, go to www.tricountyrcflyers.org.

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. Tickets are $25. Contact Rex DeLoach at 912-238-0190.

Telfair Museums
Family Days program

1-4 p.m. Aug. 17. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. Telfair Museums recently launched a successful new Family Days program. Near East Family Day will be Aug. 17, with a Middle Eastern music concert and workshop.

AUG. 24

ADA Hugh H. Armstrong Sr. Memorial Kayak for a Kure

9 a.m. Aug. 24. Butterbean Beach, 45 Diamond Causeway, Isle of Hope. The American Diabetes Association is gearing up for the sixth annual Hugh H. Armstrong Sr. Memorial Kayak for a Kure event sponsored by PIER Commercial on Aug. 24. Registration is at 9 a.m. and paddle at 10 a.m. Come paddle the 3-mile course from Butterbean Beach to the UGA Marine Extension Service Aquarium, then enjoy lunch provided by Brick House BBQ, along with live music and a goodie bag. Early registration for past participants is $40 per person, available through July 31. After that, it will be $50 per person. For more information, contact Molly Knox at 912-353-8110, ext. 3092, or mknox@diabetes.org.

Brad Wells in concert

9 p.m. Aug. 24. Snazzy's, 101 South Godley Station Blvd., Pooler. Brad Wells is playing a live concert Aug. 24 at Snazzy's. The live shows are split between original songs and covers leading into a giant sing-along. The concert is free and suitable for all ages.

Help two residents in need

11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 24. Islands Sports Bar, 348 Johnny Mercer Blvd. Islands Sports Bar will will host Bar Olympics for Charity to assist community members James Bowen and Tommy Palmer, who are battling serious health problems. This fundraiser features 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. The event is 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 24. Other ways to help include donating to the silent auction; 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. For more information, contact Tracy Harvey at thtrixie@gmail.com or 912-224-2657.

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. The cost is $20-30. 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 more 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 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 more 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

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.

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.

SEPT. 20

"The Sundae Singers"

7 p.m. Sept. 20. Savannah Arts Academy, 500 Washington Ave. In "The Sundae Singers" an ice cream shop owner uses a local singing group to attract customers. After deciding to sign up for a foreign franchise, he gets more adventure than he imagined. Featuring 13th Colony Sound Barbershop Chorus and Quartets, Savannah Skylark Chorus and Quartet, Savannah Storm Youth Chorus, Downtown Sound Boys Quartet and guest quartet 1/2-Ton Pickup.

SEPT. 28

YMCA Heart of Savannah 5K and 5K Relays

8 a.m. Sept. 28. Forsyth Park. The 24th annual YMCA Heart of Savannah 5K and 5K Relays will be Sept. 28. The event will feature a 5K road race, a 5K relay (teams of two, each person completing the 5K and the combined time determines placement), a 1-mile walk and a 1/4-mile kids' run. The race begins and ends at the northeast corner of Forsyth Park. After the race, there will be Zumba and other fitness activities in the park as well as inflatables and games for the kids. Runners can register at any YMCA of Coastal Georgia Branch or online. All proceeds will benefit the Y's Annual Campaign. Until Sept. 26, the cost is $30 for the 5K and 1-mile and $60 for the two-person 5K relay. For more information, go to www.runsignup.com/Race/GA/Savannah/2013YMCAHeartofSavannah5K1MileWalkand....

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.

NOV. 23

Cathedral Heritage Gala

7 p.m. Nov. 23. The Jepson Center for the Arts. The annual Cathedral Heritage Gala will be Nov. 23 at the Jepson Center. Themed "Art and Soul," attendees will be able to stroll through "Spanish Sojourns: Robert Henri" and "Spirit of Spain," on view at the Jepson during the gala. As with last year, the format includes heavy hors d'oeuvres, open bar, valet parking and a live auction. There are multiple opportunities to support the Gala through sponsorships, advertising and attending the gala. For more information, go to www.savannahcathedral.org/heritage-ball.

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.