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. Community Announcements are printed daily in the Accent section as space allows. For information, call 912-652-0314.
Chris Hendrix to give lecture
7 p.m. April 4. Richmond Hill Museum. The Richmond Hill Historical Society is pleased to announce professor and noted historian Chris Hendrix as our guest speaker. "A Tour of Savannah's 18th- and 19th-century Architectural Styles" will be Hendrix's topic. The program is free but donations are welcome. For more information, call 912-756-3697.
Biodynamics Interactive Showcase
5:30-8:30 p.m. April 4. Biodynamics Center in Armstrong's Ashmore Hall, 11935 Abercorn St. Armstrong Atlantic State University's Biodynamics and Human Performance Center announces the second annual Biodynamics Interactive Showcase fundraiser, sponsored by Spine & Sport. Guests will be able to participate in fun, hands-on activities throughout the evening. Staff and students of the Biodynamics and Human Performance Center will perform golf swing assessments, balance testing, strength testing and more.
Advanced Project Management
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday, April 5. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, April 16, 17, May 7, 8, 20 and 21. Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. The Project Management Institute's five phases of managing a project: Best Practices in Initiation and Closing Projects; Success Planning for Projects; Project Simulation for Success and the Executional Phase; Best Practices in Project Control; and Project Manager Responsibility. The cost is $1,300. For more information, go to ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/projectmanagement.html or contact Judy Fogarty at email@example.com or 912-644-5967.
Pet-friendly events for seniors
11 a.m.-noon April 5. River's Edge, 6206 Waters Ave. At Let's Talk SeniorsÂ® Pet Care Tips, Stanley Lester of Landmark Veterinary Services will speak and offer a Q&A session for seniors with pets. He also offers mobile veterinary services to do a check-up for your pet. Each event is free and open to the public. For more information, go to www.riversedgeretirement.com.
Prescription drug drop-off
Armstrong Atlantic State University has been selected by the Medical Association of Georgia as the Savannah area's year-round prescription drug drop-off location. The Armstrong Police Department now hosts a permanent drop box for accepting unused prescription drugs, which is in the lobby of the university police building on campus, 11935 Abercorn St. The police department is open 24 hours a day, year-round. The program is open to the public, and all drop-offs are confidential. For more information, call the Armstrong Police Department at 912-344-3333.
Bingo night in Bloomingdale
7 p.m. April 5. Bloomingdale Community Center 205 Moore St. Bingo night will be April 5 at the Bloomingdale Community Center. Concessions are available. All proceeds go to maintenance of the history museum. For more information, call Jerry at 912-856-3002.
AASU hosts basketball camp
8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. June 10-13 and June 17-20. Armstrong Atlantic State University. AASU will host a boys basketball camp for ages 7-14 June 10-13 and June 17-20. The cost is $125 for early registration and $145 for late registration. For more information, call Jeremy Luther 912-344-2992 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Friday for Folk Music
7:30 p.m. April 5. Stewart Hall, First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave. First Friday for Folk Music will be April 5 at First Presbyterian Church. The two performing acts are Michael Maddox and Jason Bible. A $2 minimum suggested donation is requested to help defray the costs of renting the hall. For more information, go to savannahfolk.org.
Tybee Arts Association to perform 'Til Beth Do Us Part'
April 5-7. Black Box Theater/Tybee ARTS Center, 7 Cedarwood Drive. The Tybee Arts Association Performing Society has scheduled its first play of the year, a rollicking comedy on the perils of being too busy and delegating too much. Friday and Saturday evening performances start at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees start at 3:30 p.m. Doors open 30 minutes before seating for socializing and viewing the art on display. Tickets are $18 for the general public and $15 for Tybee Arts Association members. Reservations are suggested. Call 912-786-5920 to reserve seating.
Girls Basketball Skills Camp
June 24-26. Armstrong Atlantic State University, Alumni Arena, 11935 Abercorn St. Armstrong Atlantic State University will hold a Girls Basketball Skills Camp June 24-26. The camp is for grades 2-9. Cost: $115 each before June 19, $25 late fee after. Group Rate: Five for $95 each, prior to June 19. For more info contact Head Coach, Matt Schmidt: 912-344-3110 or email@example.com.
A Taste of the Tropics
7 p.m. April 5. Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, 2 Canebrake Road. Join us for fine foods and wines served al fresco in our Cottage Garden from Savannah's premier chefs and caterers. Live music featuring Melvin Dean. Cost is $50 per person. All proceeds go to support construction of our Children's Garden. Call 912-921-5460 for reservations.
Free tax assistance
Through April 12. Live Oak Public Library, 2002 Bull St. and Live Oak Public Library-SW Chatham Branch, 14097 Abercorn St. AARP Foundation is again providing free tax preparation assistance and e-filing of both federal and state returns for taxpayers with low to moderate incomes through the AARP Tax-Aide program, a free tax assistance and preparation service giving special attention to people older than 60. You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service. The Bull Street Library will provide services from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. The Southwest Chatham Library will provide services from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. For more information or to locate another AARP Tax-Aide site, call 888-227-7669 or go to www.aarp.org/taxaide.
Savannah Parrot Head Club Scavenger Hunt & Pub Crawl
The Savannah Parrot Head Club is hosting the seventh annual Scavenger Hunt & Pub Crawl on April 13 to benefit the Prostate Cancer Support Fund at the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial University Medical Center. The fun begins with a pre-registration welcome party at Flip Flop Tiki Bar & Grill from 6-9 p.m. April 12. Event registration begins at 11 a.m. April 13 at Wild Wings Cafe in City Market. The Scavenger Hunt & Pub Crawl will take place from noon-4 p.m. with stops at several downtown establishments. For more information, go to www.savannahphc.com, call Sasha Ruth at 912-308-0950 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
StarGuard Lifeguard Course
Chatham County Aquatic Center, 7420 Sallie Mood Drive. Chatham County Aquatic Center will host a StarGuard Lifeguard Course on April 5-7. Skill requirements include: swim 200 yards, one-minute water tread with no hands and ability to dive and retrieve a 10-pound brick from 9 feet of water. CPR and first aid included. For more information, call 912-652-6793.
Pet-friendly events for seniors
11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 6. River's Edge, 6206 Waters Ave. April 6 is Pet Parade & Adoption Day with Savannah Animal Control Shelter and Rescue. Light refreshments will be provided. Free and open to the public. Go to www.riversedgeretirement.com.
Coastal Savannah Writing Project spring workshops
9 a.m. April 6. Armstrong campus, University Hall room 125, 11935 Abercorn St. CSWP presents the super strategy session, "Implementing Reading Workshop in the K-12 Classroom," on April 6. The cost is $25. To register, go to www.armstrong.edu/education/coastal_savannah_writing_project, call 912-344-2702 or email email@example.com.
Walk for a Vet
9 a.m. April 6. Lake Mayer. Walk for a Vet will raise money for our local Disabled American Veterans, an organization that has been dedicated to a single purpose: Building better lives for America's disabled veterans and their families. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Cost is $20 for adults 18 and older and $10 for children ages 5-17. There will be free food and entertainment and a catch-and-release bass tournament following the event. Call 912-690-4476 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art camp registration
Summer Art Camp runs from June 3 to Aug. 9. Eight sessions will be offered for children, providing an introduction to painting, ceramics, jewelry, mixed media and performing arts. Summer Art Camp takes place at DCA Studios, 9 W. Henry St. Sessions one and nine are introductory half-day camps open to children ages 4-6. These sessions are available from 9 a.m.-noon June 3-7 and Aug. 5-9. Half-day camp fees are $85 per child. Sessions two-eight are one-week, full-day sessions open to children ages 6-12. These sessions run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 10-Aug. 2. Full-day camp fees are $135 per child. Registration forms are available at www.savannahga.gov/arts. Registrations can be faxed, hand-delivered or mailed to City of Savannah, Department of Cultural Affairs, 9 West Henry St., Savannah, GA 31401. For information, call 912-651-6783.
Boys & Girls Clubs summer program registration
Registration for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Empire Summer Program is now in progress. The Boys & Girls Club summer program is offered at two sites; the Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club at 510 E. Charlton St. and the Kayton-Frazier Boys & Girls Club at 801 Brewer St. The programs will run from June 10-Aug. 2 for children in kindergarten up to age 12. Hours of operation for the Frank Callen club are 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; cost is $120 per child and $130 for new members. The Kayton-Frazier unit will operate from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; cost is $2 for current and new members. Lunch and dinner are served daily at both locations. To register, call the Frank Callen club at 912-233-2939, ext. 1, the Kayton-Frazier club at 912-443-9143 or go to the clubs from 3-9 p.m. Register now; space is limited.
Red Shoes Run & Pop Tab Pandemonium
April 6. Savannah Ronald McDonald HouseÂ®, 4710 Waters Ave. On April 6, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire will host the Red Shoes Run & Pop Tab Pandemonium, a 5K run/walk/stroll and pop tab collection event. To register for the 5K, go to www.active.com or www.rmhccoastalempire.org, or visit Fleet Feet Sports or the Ronald McDonald House. The fee is $25 until Feb. 24, then $30 through April 5 and $35 on race day. Online registration will close at noon April 5. Participants are encouraged to start a personal fundraising web page after they register by going to www.firstgiving.com/rmhccoastal.
New roller derby team
The Southeast's newest competitive roller derby team, Coastal Derby Empire, will host its 2013 home bouts at Savannah State University's Wilcox-Wiley Physical Education Complex.
In its inaugural home bout, the Empire competes against Florida's Bradentucky Bombers at 8 p.m. April 6. Adult ticket prices are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. For more information, go to coastalderbyempire.com.
Bike ride for charity
The Georgia Blue Knights Chapter VIII will host a police-escorted motorcycle ride April 7. Registration will begin at noon in the Savannah Morning News parking lot at 1375 Chatham Parkway. Lunch is provided for registered riders. Kickstands up at 2 p.m. Proceeds from the ride will go to Concerns Of Police Survivors. For more information, call 912-484-2382.
Pet-friendly events for seniors
2013 Gulfstream Spring Lecture Series
4 p.m. April 7. Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home, 207 E. Charlton St. This lecture by SCAD M.F.A. candidate Alexa K. Boehringer will explore how Flannery O'Connor crafts Mary Grace as a violent social transgressor and revelation-filled woman.
Dinner to benefit the Savannah Children's Choir
6 p.m. April 8. Sage Restaurant, 41 Whitaker St. Sage Restaurant will host a multi-course dinner with wine pairings to benefit the Savannah Children's Choir April 8. During dinner, guests will have a taste of the Premier Choir's latest musical offerings. Tickets benefit the SCC's travel fund, as the choirs prepare for an upcoming tour to Nashville, Tenn., in May. To purchase tickets, go to www.savannahchoir.org.
Wine, Beer and Liquor Tasting
6-8 p.m. April 9. Rebel Room, above Johnnie Ganem on Gaston and Habersham streets. The Savannah Young Lawyers "Boar Association" is organizing a Wine, Beer and Liquor Tasting on April 9. There will be live entertainment provided by Connellis, the acoustic duo of lawyers Patrick Connell and Ben Ellis. The cost is $40 per person and all proceeds benefit American Diabetes Association. For information, contact Maria Center at email@example.com or 912-353-8110, ext. 3091.
Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. Comprehensive preparation for the SAT exam. Includes basic reviews of skills, practice tests and test-taking strategies. Group discounts available for three or more students who register at the same time. Essay Writing for the SAT: 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, April 9-30, $125; Critical Reading Prep for the SAT: 6-8 p.m. Mondays, April 22-May 27, $160; Math Prep for the SAT: 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, April 23-May 28, $160. For more information, go to ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/satprep.html or contact Judy Fogarty at firstname.lastname@example.org or 912-644-5967.
'Magnificat, a celebration of music by women'
7:30 p.m. April 9. Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium. Heralding music by two contemporary American female composers, Armstrong Atlantic State University Department of Art, Music & Theatre's University Chorale and Chamber Singers combine forces to present "Magnificat, a celebration of music by women" on April 9. Regular general seating admission is $6. Free admission to Armstrong students, faculty and staff with valid PirateCard. For concert information or to purchase tickets, go to tickets.armstrong.edu or call the Fine Arts Box Office at 912-344-2801. Box Office hours are noon to 3 p.m. weekdays.
Openings at First Presbyterian Day School
The First Presbyterian Day School is enrolling preschool children ages 2, 3 and 4 for the 2013-14 school year that begins Aug. 19. Children must be 2 years of age on or before Sept. 1. The school is a Reggio-inspired full-day, year-round program serving working parents and is an NAEYC-accredited preschool program at 540 William Hilton Parkway. For more information, call Sissy Jarrell at 912-681-3695.
'Enjoying Retirement: Explore Your Bucket List'
9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 9. Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. The Greater Savannah Coalition on Aging is pleased to announce its 2013 spring seminar, "Enjoying Retirement: Explore Your Bucket List." The seminar is a day of continuing education with a focus on arts and culture for Savannah's senior community. This year's seminar will take place April 9. Tickets are $20 and include a boxed lunch. They may be purchased at Senior Citizens Inc, The Wound Care Clinic (Pooler), Generation One, Summer Breeze, Savannah Commons and Magnolia Manor.
6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, April 10, 17, 24. Saturdays, April 13 and 20. Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. Creative Photography. An in-depth class in photography principles, aperture and shutter combinations, bracketing and composition. You'll need a DSLR camera, changeable lenses and a tripod. The cost is $100. For more information, go to ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/digital.html or contact Judy Fogarty at email@example.com or 912-644-5967.
6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, April 10-May 29. Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. A hybrid studio and literature class, in which you'll discover new voices in contemporary verse while polishing your own work. The cost is $200. For more information, go to ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/creativewriting.html or contact Judy Fogarty at firstname.lastname@example.org or 912-644-5967.
CASA recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month
5-7 p.m. April 10. CASA Office, 428 Bull Street, Suite 205. All events are open to the public. CASA will host an open house April 10. Come learn more about the CASA movement.
Emergency planning roundtable for people with disabilities
1-4 p.m. April 10. Trinity Lutheran Church, 12391 Mercy Blvd. On April 10, there will be an open forum for people with disabilities to learn more about emergency preparedness and planning and for emergency planners to better understand the needs of residents with disabilities. For more information, contact Kelly Harley of CEMA at 912-201-4508; Fran Todd of LIFE Inc. at 912-920-2414; or Sally Silbermann of Coastal Health District at 912-644-5217.
A.E. Beach High School Class of 1952 meeting
4-5 p.m. April 11. Forrest City Library. A.E. Beach High School Class of 1952 will meet at Forrest City Library on April 11.
Leadership Lecture Series
6 p.m. April 11. Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St. Armstrong Atlantic State University announces the Leadership Lecture Series speaking event for spring 2013. Janisse Ray, renowned writer and environmental activist, will give her lecture and reading, "Leading by Example: Sustainability and Our Future," on April 11. The event is free and open to the public.
Effingham Adventure Weekend
Effingham Adventure Weekend is a four-day event at Effingham County High School. XTreme Student Night is April 11 and is free and open to all youth. The Women's Banquet on April 12 will feature LaDonna Gatlin. Tickets are $10. The Outdoor Expo on April 13 is free and will feature a car show, family activities, giveaways and a silent auction. Hank Hough will also present a dog show with his trained Labrador retrievers. The Men's Dinner will be April 13. Tickets are $10. The final event will be at 6 p.m. April 14, with Charles Billingsly leading a powerful worship time. Bring your family and friends! For ticket information, call 912-826-3743. For more information, go to www.effinghamadventureweekend.com.
Drop Dead Gorgeous Zombie Fashion Show
6:30 p.m. April 12. Savannah Station. A Zombie Fashion Show will take place April 12 at Savannah Station, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. for a pre-party, followed by the runaway show at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $35 for regular admission and $25 for students with ID. The show will include open bar and hors d'oeuvres. Proceeds benefit the Kiss-a-Pig Campaign of Cora Bett Thomas and Austin Hill, local Realtors. Online tickets may be purchased by going to www.adazombieshow.org or at the following outlets: Bleu Belle Boutique, Red Clover, B-Street Salon, Creative Approach and Cora Bett Thomas/Austin Hill Realty. For more information, contact Maria Center at email@example.com or 912-353-8110, ext. 3091.
2013 Gryphon Gala
April 12. Harborside Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Savannah. Veritas Academy and Veritas Rhetoric School will be hosting the eighth annual Gryphon Gala in the Harborside Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Savannah. The gala includes a silent auction, dinner and live auction. All proceeds benefit Veritas Academy and Veritas Rhetoric School. Guest speaker this year is Dr. Mark Ross of Erskine Theological Seminary. Individual tickets are $65 per person. Table and event sponsorships are also available. For more information, call 912-238-1222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ramah Academy Alumni reunion
April 12-14. West Broad SDA Church, 2501 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Ramah SDA Junior Academy, formerly Ramah Parochial School, will be celebrating nine years of Christian education from April 12-14. Events will be at West Broad SDA Church. For more information, call 912-238-8303 or 912-233-3101.
Domino Effect to perform
10 p.m. April 12. Congress Street Social Club, 411 W. Congress St. Domino Effect is playing a live concert April 12 at Congress Street Social Club. The show is free and suitable for ages 21 and older. For more information, call 912-238-1985.
Inauguration of 13th SSU president
10 a.m. April 12. Savannah State University. Cheryl D. Dozier, DSW, will be installed as the 13th president of Savannah State University at 10 a.m. April 12 at Tiger Arena on the SSU campus. The investiture ceremony will be followed by the President's Inaugural Gala at 7:30 p.m. at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront.
Savannah International Animation Festival
April 13. The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. The Savannah Internatinal Animation Festival will be April 13. The fourth festival has become an international event. From this year's 128 entries, you will see 39 films from 14 countries in the following categories: stop-motion animation, computer animation, traditional animation, experimental Animation, student animated film, anime, web animation, television commercial animation, gaming and television series animation. For more information, go to www.savannahinternational animationfestival.com.
MATE ROV Competition
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13. Chatham County Aquatic Center, 7240 Sallie Mood Drive. Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary is proud to partner with the Marine Advanced Technology Education Center to once again host the annual Southeast Regional MATE ROV Competition on April 13. The goal of the competition is to give student hands-on experiences in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. For information, contact the event coordinators, Cathy Sakas at 912-598-2417 or email@example.com or Jody Patterson at 912-598-2431 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fairy and Gnome Home Festival at wildlife center
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 13. Oatland Island Wildlife Center. Oatland Island Wildlife Center presents a day of enchantment at the "Fairy and Gnome Home Festival" on April 13. This fantastical day is all about the "wee folk" and encouraging active, imaginative, outdoor play. Costumes are encouraged! For more informations, go to www.oatlandisland.org or call 912-395-1500.
A Classical Symphony
7:30 p.m. April 13. The Lucas Theatre for the Arts. The Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra will perform "A Classical Symphony" on April 13 at the Lucas Theatre. The ebullient evening will begin with Haydn's final work, the dazzling and sonorous Symphony No. 104, followed by Prokofiev's Classical Symphony, considered to be one of the first neoclassical compositions and one of the composer's most popular and beloved works. Rounding out the evening will be Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4, or the Italian Symphony. Individual tickets are priced from $16-$65 per person and may be purchased at www.savannahphilharmonic.org or by calling the box office at 912-525-5050.
Jet Edison to perform
10 p.m. April 13. Mojo's, 307 W. River St. Jet Edison is playing a live concert April 13 at Mojo's. Jet Edison has emerged from the Colorado music scene as a top rock/fusion band. This concert is free and suitable for ages 21 and older.
Military Parent and Children's Activity Day
9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 13. Armstrong Sports Center on 11935 Abercorn St. Armstrong Atlantic State University's College of Education announces an on-campus event devoted to children whose parents are based at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield: Military Parent and Children's Activity Day. The event is targeted for third- through fifth-graders and is free and open to the public.
Church to host garage sale
8 a.m.-noon April 13. Wilmington Island Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall.
Coastal Savannah Writing Project spring workshops
9 a.m. April 13. Armstrong campus, University Hall room 125, 11935 Abercorn St. CSWP will host a workshop that helps teachers celebrate National Poetry Month with their K-12 students April 16. "National Poetry Month: Teaching Narrative through Writing Poetry" workshop will provide fresh ideas for teaching students to read and enjoy poetry. The workshop will also prepare teachers to help their writers transfer poetic elements to elevate narrative writing to meet important Common Core Standards, such as "using concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely." The cost is $25. To register, go to www.armstrong.edu/Education/coastal_savannah_writing_project, call 912-344-2702 or email email@example.com.
6:30 p.m. April 13. Hoskins Center at Memorial University Hospital. The UnMaskerade fundraiser for the Rape Crisis Center will be April 13, featuring a live and silent auction and comedian Roz McCoy. Tickets are $100 per person or $700 per eight-person table. For information, call 912-233-3000 or go to www.rccsav.org.
Sunday Supper & Serenade
6 p.m. April 14. Savannah Commons, One Peachtree Drive, off Middleground Road. Sunday Supper & Serenade at Savannah Commons will be April 14. Tickets benefit the SCC's travel fund, as the choirs prepare for a tour in May. Go to www.savannahchoir.org.
2013 Gulfstream Spring Lecture Series
4 p.m. April 14. Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home, 207 E. Charlton St. Savannah State University Professor of English B.J. Love will discuss the collaborative writing process in literature, referencing his own new co-written poetry book, "Yes, I'm Sure This Was a Beautiful Place."
SCAD Style 2013
11:30 a.m. April 15. SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd. Savannah College of Art and Design will host SCAD Style 2013 from April 15-19. "From Gucci to Tiffany and everywhere in between: A visual journey" with Richard Lambertson, director of design at Tiffany & Co., will be at the SCAD Museum of Art on April 15. Go to www.scadstyle.com for a schedule of events.
SCAD Style 2013
2 p.m. April 15. SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd. Savannah College of Art and Design will host SCAD Style 2013 from April 15-19. There will be a screening of "Versailles: '73: American Runway Revolution" on April 15 at the SCAD Museum of Art. The documentary chronicles the legendary 1973 fashion show battle between American and French designers that put American fashion on the international map. Panel discussion to follow. Go to www.scadstyle.com for a schedule of events.
SCAD Style 2013
4:30 p.m. April 15. SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd. Savannah College of Art and Design will host SCAD Style 2013 from April 15-19. There will be a book signing with Cameron Silver on April 15. Silver will sign his book, "Decades: A Century in Fashion," a coffee-table tome. It takes on 20th-century fashion with never-before-seen photos documenting each decade complementing Silver's first-person essays. Go to www.scadstyle.com for a complete schedule of events.
SCAD Style 2013
6 p.m. April 15. SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd. Savannah College of Art and Design will host SCAD Style 2013 from April 15-19. "Industrial Design and the Future," a lecture by Luigi Colani, industrial designer and artist, will be April 15. Colani, "the unabashed agent provocateur of the design world," is a legendary industrial designer whose client list is a who's-who of some of the best design in the last half-century, including Alpha Romeo, VW, BMS, Boeing, Sony and Canon. Go to www.scadstyle.com for a complete schedule of events.
SCAD Style 2013
11:30 a.m. April 16. SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd. Savannah College of Art and Design will host SCAD Style 2013 from April 15-19. There will be a conversation with Wilfredo Rosado and Marina LarroudÃ© on April 16. Rosado, a jewelry designer, has been a name-to-know in the fashion industry for more than 20 years. Marina LarroudÃ©, market director at Style.com, covers high-end designers, accessories and the home and children's markets for Style.com. Go to www.scadstyle.com for a complete schedule of events.
SCAD Style 2013
3 p.m. April 16. SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd. Savannah College of Art and Design will host SCAD Style 2013 from April 15-19. "The Business of Fashion," a lecture by Domenico De Sole, will be April 16. De Sole, chairman of Tom Ford International and former CEO of Gucci Group, will discuss how he saved Gucci from bankruptcy and built one of the most successful luxury conglomerates in the world, Style.com. Go to www.scadstyle.com for a complete schedule of events.
SCAD Style 2013
6 p.m. April 16. SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd. Savannah College of Art and Design will host SCAD Style 2013 from April 15-19. On April 16, there will be a screening of "Diana Vreeland: The Eye has to Travel." The documentary chronicles Vreeland's 50-year reign as the "Empress of Fashion," followed by a conversation with producer/director Lisa Immordino Vreeland and Michael Fink, dean of SCAD School of Fashion. Go to www.scadstyle.com for a schedule.
April Ogeechee Audubon Society Meeting
7 p.m. April 16. First Presbyterian Church, 520 E. Washington Ave. In June, five members of the Ogeechee Audubon Society traveled to the birding habitats in Nome, Barrow and Denali National Park, Alaska. Local author and photographer Diana Churchill will present her photographic record of that trip, along with lively commentary by fellow travelers Dot Bambach and Sandy Beasley. Free and open to the public.
Digital Imaging Basics
6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, April 16 and 23. Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. Digital Imaging Basics. A two-night course on photography language and equipment, scene modes and menu options, how megapixels affect print size and quality, the difference between dpi and ppi, file types, storage and print options, transferring images from your camera to your PC and sharing images through email and social media. The cost is $70. For more information, go to eps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/digital.html or contact Judy Fogarty at firstname.lastname@example.org or 912-644-5967.
Gen. Kazimierz Pulaski Society meeting
6:30-8:30 p.m. April 16. St. James Catholic Church Meeting Room (enter through pair of doors east of the narthex's main entrance, facing the church parking lot), 8412 S. Whitefield Ave. This is a meeting for individuals interested in Polish heritage and language in the Savannah area. ACPC affiliation, Battle of Savannah activities, outreach to other communities and language lessons will be the main topics for discussion. For more information, call Edward Krolikowski at 912-598-4421 in the evening.
Digging Savannah Archaeology Lecture Series
6 p.m. April. 16. Armstrong's Ogeechee Theatre in the Student Union, 11935 Abercorn St. Armstrong Atlantic State University announces its first semester-long program devoted to archaeology, Digging Savannah. The grant-funded program, led by archaeology and anthropology faculty members Barbara Bruno and Laura Seifert, will bring a number of noted leaders in the field. April 16 will feature Georgia Southern University archaeologist Lance Greene and his talk, "Life in the Prison Pen: Archaeology at Camp Lawton."
SCAD Style 2013
11:30 a.m. April 17. SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd. Savannah College of Art and Design will host SCAD Style 2013 from April 15-19. "None of Your Business: Why Creative People Must Build a Business Entourage," a conversation with Keith Granet, design consultant, will be April 17. Granet runs the premier design industry management agency Granet & Associates, focusing on strategic planning, financial, operations management and product development. Go to www.scadstyle.com for a complete schedule of events.
SCAD Style 2013
3 p.m. April 17. SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd. Savannah College of Art and Design will host SCAD Style 2013 from April 15-19. "What Sparks Your Creativity?" a lecture by Charlotte Moss, interior designer, will be April 17. Moss has been designing private residences and executive suites for more than 20 years. She has been included on Traditional Home magazine's list of the world's top 20 interior designers. Go to www.scadstyle.com for a complete schedule of events.
SCAD Style 2013
4 p.m. April 17. SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd. Savannah College of Art and Design will host SCAD Style 2013 from April 15-19. On April 17, there will be a book signing with Charlotte Moss, interior designer. Moss will sign "A Visual Life," her coffeetable book devoted to gleaning design inspiration from the personal scrapbooks and notebooks of great women of style. Go to www.scadstyle.com for a complete schedule of events.
SCAD Style 2013
6 p.m. April 17. SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd. Savannah College of Art and Design will host SCAD Style 2013 from April 15-19. On April 17, there will be a conversation with Fern Mallis, fashion and design consultant, and Betsey Johnson, iconic fashion designer. Mallis was executive director of the Council of Fashion Designers of America for 10 years. Johnson is known for her celebration of the exuberant, the embellished and the over-the-top, and she has been rocking the fashion industry with her unique and original designs since the 1960s. Go to www.scadstyle.com for a complete schedule of events.
Protecting your children
7 p.m. April 18. Marsh Auditorium of Candler Hospital, 5353 Reynolds St. Dr. Anna Salter, an internationally recognized expert on sex offenders, will discuss how to protect children from molesters on April 18 at Candler Hospital. "Predators Among Us: How Molesters Trick Kids and Parents," is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow. For more information, call 912-236-1401.
Jewels and Jeans
7-10 p.m. April 18. America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia, 2501 E. President St. Jewels and Jeans will be April 18 at America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia. Join event sponsors Bank of America and Sam's Club, along with Savannah's most fashionable, for a fabulous evening of food, dancing and an exclusive auction. Like the event name, dress for this affair is rock star chic! The evening offers a silent auction, an art auction, live entertainment, heavy hors d'oeuvres and complimentary bar. Tickets for $75 a person will be available soon at www.helpendhunger.org.
Casino for a Cause
April 19. Richmond Hill City Center. The Richmond Hill City Center will host the third annual Casino for a Cause on April 19, benefiting The Matthew Reardon Center for Autism. Each guest will receive "funny money" to play blackjack, poker, craps and roulette, then enter a grand prize raffle at the end of the night with their winnings.The evening will be filled with heavy hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, silent auction, raffle and music. Tickets are $75 per person or $125 per couple and must be purchased in advance at www.matthewreardon.org or by calling 912-355-9098.
'Spring Awakening' at AASU
April 19-21. Armstrong Atlantic State University, Jenkins Hall Theater. Armstrong Atlantic State University Department of Art, Music & Theatre Masquers student theater troupe has opened ticket sales for its spring semester musical, "Spring Awakening." Regular admission is $15. Discounts available to military, seniors, alumni association members, students and children. Discounts available to AASU students, faculty and staff with valid PirateCard. For show information or to purchase tickets, go to www.tickets.armstrong.edu or call the Fine Arts Box Office at 912-344-2801.
April 19-21. The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. GnomeCon, a three-day convention created by Savannah-area board gamers, is slated for April 19-21. GnomeCon is a 501(c)(3) formed for educational, literary, artistic and charitable purposes. For more information, go to www.gnomecon.org or email email@example.com.
7 p.m. April 20. The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa, Grand Ballroom, 1 Resort Drive. This black-tie optional gala event will benefit Union Mission, a non-profit organization offering a range of services including hands-on culinary training for local homeless and at-risk individuals through the Starfish CafÃ©. The Starfish Gala will feature cocktails, culinary delights, an electronic auction, live music and dancing. Cost is $150 per person. For more information, call 912-236-7423.
JaLon Blacc to perform
6 p.m. April 21. Muse Arts Warehouse, 703 Louisville Road. JaLon Blacc is playing a live concert April 21 at Muse Arts Warehouse. This show is suitable for all ages and donations will be taken. For more information, call 912-303-4987.
2013 Gulfstream Spring Lecture Series
4 p.m. April 21. Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home, 207 E. Charlton St. SCAD Professor of Writing James Lough will share excerpts from his forthcoming book on the Chelsea Hotel and discuss the process of interviewing former residents and compiling and organizing the interviews into a single narrative.
The Rite of Swing!
5 p.m. April 21. Armstrong Atlantic State University, Fine Arts Auditorium. The Coastal Jazz Association will present the annual Duke Ellington Tribute on April 21, which celebrates the outstanding music of one of America's greatest composers and musicians. Ellington is credited for composing more than 1,000 songs. The concert will feature the Savannah Jazz Orchestra under the leadership of Drs. Randall Reese and Teddy Adams. This event is free and open to the public.
6:30-9:30 p.m. April 22 and April 24. Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. Covers the essentials of dynamic persuasive presentations: slides, layouts, transitions, themes, clip art, animation, sound, charts, tables, SmartArt, hyperlinks and multimedia. The cost is $85. For more information, go to ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/microsoft.html or contact Judy Fogarty at firstname.lastname@example.org or 912-644-5967.
CASA recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month
5-7:30 p.m. April 23. Chick-fil-A of Pooler, 180 Pooler Parkway. In recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Savannah/Chatham CASA will host a series of community events and fundraising opportunities to promote the mission and purpose of CASA. All events are open to the public to attend. From 5-7:30 p.m., donations from each transaction at the Chick-fil-A in Pooler will support CASA.
Banquet benefiting Covenant Care Adoptions
6:30 p.m. April 23. Desoto Hilton, 15 E. Liberty St. Covenant Care Services is pleased to invite residents of Savannah and Coastal Georgia to its annual fundraising banquet April 23. Dr. Voddie Baucham Jr. will be the speaker. There is no charge to attend, although a reply is required by April 19 to reserve your seat. The public can reply online at www.adoptsavannah.com.
LAA 26th annual
Spring Art Show
5-8 p.m. April 25. Plantation Club Ballroom at The Landings, Skidaway Island. This is the largest judged Landings Art Association art show of the year. Last year, art from 90 artists was viewed by more than 400 attendees. Tickets are $5 and are available at Smith Bros. Village Market, CJ's Hallmark, LOCAL COLOR, The Dolphin & The Mermaid, at the door of the event or by calling Lydia Bishop at 912-335-8148.
CASA recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month
8 a.m. April 26. Woodville Tompkins Technical and Career High School, 151 Coach Joe Turner St. All events are open to the public to attend. CASA will host its annual meeting and volunteer appreciation breakfast April 26. This event will showcase the Savannah/Chatham CASA program and recognize volunteers.
Georgia Historical Society's annual book sale
10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 26-27. This popular annual event raises greatly needed funds for GHS's library and archives. Proceeds are used to purchase new library materials and to care for the oldest collection of Georgia history. A GHS members-only preview will be from 9-10 a.m. April 26, and proof of membership is required. Donations are tax-deductible. For more information or to volunteer, call GHS at 912-651-2128 or email email@example.com.
Rose Festival and
Arts and Craft Fair
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27; noon-5 p.m. April 28. 1388 Eisenhower Drive. The Savannah Area Council of Garden Clubs and the Botanical Garden are hosting the annual Rose Festival and Arts and Craft Fair from April 27-28. The event will feature artists and crafters from Georgia and South Carolina, spring plant sale, garden tours and more. This event is free and open to the public.
'Pack the Park for Habitat'
4 p.m. April 27. Grayson Stadium. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans invites Savannah families and Sand Gnats fans to "Pack the Park for Habitat" on April 27 at Grayson Stadium.Â The event continues the organization's effort to support Habitat for Humanity Savannah's goal of creating safe and affordable housing in partnership with the community's low-income families.Â Prior to the baseball game, Thrivent will host a barbecue dinner, with proceeds going to support Habitat's homeownership program.
2013 Play It Forward Concert
4-7 p.m. April 27. Ships of the Sea Museum and Gardens, 41 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The Rotary Clubs of Coastal Georgia are pleased to announce the fourth annual Rotarians Play It Forward Concert on April 27. The event will include a silent auction featuring artwork and items donated by Rotarians, a "Dancing Rotarians" presentation, food and beverages. Cost is $35 per person, and children younger than 12 get in free. To donate food, become a sponsor or buy tickets, go to www.rotarypif.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stand Up For America Day
April 27. The city of Port Wentworth will host Stand Up For America Day on April 27. Every year on the last Saturday in April, the streets of Port Wentworth are filled with a parade, music, arts, crafts, food and kiddie rides. The festival also includes fireworks that light up the city's night sky. This patriotic celebration welcomes young and old, soldiers and civilians. For more information, go to www.standupforamericaday.com.
Georgia Connections Academy enrollment info session
6:30-8 p.m. May 6. Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Midtown, 5711 Abercorn St. Georgia's public virtual charter school, Georgia Connections Academy, is expanding the number of children who can enroll for the 2013-14 academic year. The session is free and open to the public. For more information, go to www.georgiaconnectionsacademy.com.
Night of Champions
May 9. Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa. The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society announces the fourth annual Night of Champions set for May 9. The public is invited to attend this event that celebrates the excellent contributions made by differently abled adults who are employed, contributing members of our community. Local businesses that both hire people with intellectual disabilities and encourage other businesses to do the same will be recognized. Doors open at 6 p.m. and business attire is requested. Tickets are $25 per person or reserve a table for 10 for $250. Tickets can be purchased online at www.nightofchampions.org.
National Association of Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger
May 11. Stamp Out Hunger without leaving home! Place a bag of non-perishable food donations beside your mailbox before your letter carrier arrives. Your letter carrier will collect donations for the food bank while delivering the mail. Join staff and volunteers from 5-8 p.m. at America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia to receive and sort the food collected during this amazing drive. For more information, call 912-236-6750 or go to www.helpendhunger.org.
Beach Bum Parade
6:30 p.m. May 17. Butler Avenue, Tybee Island. This splash-tastic annual tradition on Tybee Island features a parade as well as an island-wide water fight offering fun for all ages. Spectators lining up along the parade route on Butler Avenue will be armed with squirt guns and hoses, as will parade participants on floats. Don't miss this family-friendly water fight, which has been a Tybee Island tradition since 1987. There's no better way to kick off the summer season on Tybee Island.
Fathers Helping Mothers Father's Day Run
June 16. Daffin Park. Join us June 16 at Daffin Park for the 10th annual Fathers Helping Mothers Father's Day Run. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. Pre-registration for 1-mile walk/run is $5 before June 12 and $7 after; pre-registration for 5K run/walk is $10 before June 12 and $20 after. Registration is free for children 6 and younger. Monetary donations as well as donations of food, beverages, T-shirts and more are welcome. Proceeds benefit Fathers Helping Mothers. For more information, call 912-755-3322 or email email@example.com.
5K Summer Sizzler
8 a.m. July 13. J.C. Cannon Fields, Lang Street, Wilmington Island. The second annual Summer Sizzler 5K benefiting the Zoe Foundation will be July 13. 5K participants will receive a T-shirt and can cool down with live music, frozen refreshments, summer games and more! The cost is $25 for pre-registration and $30 for race-day registration. To register, go to www.active.com/framed/event_detail.cfm?CHECKSSO=0&EVENT_ID=2063074.
Screening of 'Chasing Ice'
7 p.m. Sept. 14. Lucas Theater 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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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 and self-defense. 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. Cost is a $2 fee. For 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. hosts bingo night every fourth Wednesday of the month.
13th Colony Sound Savannah Barbershop 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: 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 email@example.com.
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 and discuss our unique mission. To reserve your spot, contact 912-509-0540 or firstname.lastname@example.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
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.
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 email@example.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.
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.Â 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.
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
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.
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
â€¢ Job Readiness Counseling, 9 a.m.-noon, Mondays-Fridays. By appointment only. In collaboration with Georgia Department of Labor.
â€¢ Adult Literacy/GED, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays. In collaboration with Savannah Technical College.
â€¢ 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.
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.
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.
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.