Submit your event at least two weeks in advance by going to events.savannahnow.com, or mail to Community Calendar, P.O. Box 1088, Savannah, GA 31402. Announcements are printed daily as space allows. For information, call 912-652-0314.
National Day of Prayer events
â€¢ 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 2. Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church, 429 Abercorn St. The sanctuary of Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church will be open for silent meditation and prayer for the nation. All are invited.
â€¢ The National Day of Prayer in Chatham County will be from noon-1 p.m. May 2 at the Chatham County Courthouse, 133 Montgomery St. entrance. For more information, call 912-704-3995.
â€¢ 7:30 p.m. May 2. Skidaway Island United Methodist Church, 54 Diamond Causeway. There will be an interdenominational day of prayer at Skidaway Island United Methodist Church on May 2. Joint choir from six churches and clergy from five denominations will be present. Child care will be provided. A reception will follow the one-hour service. For more information, call 912-598-8137.
Learning Center's Book Sale
May 2-4. Senior Citizens Inc., 3025 Bull St. Shop hundreds of books on history, biography, cooking, quality fiction and other genres. The sale will be from 1-4 p.m. May 2 and 3 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 4. Pick up some great books while helping a good cause. For more information, call 912-236-0363.
Lecture: 'Sitting in Savannah'
6 p.m. May 2. Telfair Academy. The Telfair Academy will host a weekend of free workshops May 2-4. The series begins with a lecture by Tania Sammons, senior curator of decorative arts and historic sites, who will discuss chairs and sofas from the museum's permanent collection.
Farmers Market meeting
7-8 p.m. May 2. Frank G. Murray Community Center, 160 Whitemarsh Island Way. The Wilmington Island Farmers Market will host a general information meeting May 2 at the Frank G. Murray Community Center. Discussion will include the market's progress, its goals and visions and the floor will be open to any questions.
Tea in the Garden at
the Davenport House
4:30 p.m. May 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17; 5 p.m. May 24, 30, 31. Davenport House Museum, 324 E. State St. Patrons will visit areas of the home where tea service took place and participate in an afternoon tea. The performance requires guests to be able to walk up and down stairs. The cost is $18. Reservations are recommended. Call 912-236-8097.
Charity Wine Tasting
5:30-7:30 p.m. May 2. Savannah Wine Cellar, Twelve Oaks Shopping Center, 5500 Abercorn St. All proceeds benefit the mission of Rebuilding Together Savannah. For $15 per person or $25 per couple, six to eight varieties will be tasted and light appetizers provided. For more information, go to www.rebuildingtogethersavannah.com.
Celebrity Sports Weekend
May 2-4. Bethesda Academy campus, 9520 Ferguson Ave. Bethesda Academy will host its annual Celebrity Sports Weekend at Bethesda Academy campus May 2-4. Celebrity athletes include Matt Stinchcomb, Dexter Carter, David Greene, Johnny Rembert, Jeff Treadway, Rick Wilkins, Dusty Zeigler and many more. The Game of Life - Celebrity Sports Weekend Kick-Off Dinner will be May 2, with cocktails beginning at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Savannah. For more information, contact Andrea Dove at 912-644-4376 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Savannah Preservation Festival launch party
6-9 p.m. May 2. Ships of the Sea Museum North Garden, 41 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Historic Savannah Foundation will kick off the festival with a spring garden soiree featuring live music by The Accomplices. Returning this year is the exclusive art auction curated by CAS Fine Arts. Also, be the first to view the Pennies for Preservation poster contest. Sample cuisine by top local restaurateurs, caterers and chefs. For more information, go to www.myhsf.org or www.davenporthousemuseum.org.
Forsyth to Victory Art March
6 p.m. May 3. Foxy Loxy Print Gallery and Cafe, 1919 Bull St. This burgeoning independent arts district is home to a variety of artistic hubs, from coffeeshop galleries to student-run nonprofits and everything in between. Every first Friday, this area is alive with art receptions, live music, great food, drink and community spirit. Start at any point on the map and just hop on over to the next when you are done.
Workshop for students
3:30-5:30 p.m. May 3. Telfair Academy. Students will visit the Art of Seating exhibition and High Chairs installation with Atlanta artist Jessica Scott-Felder and then create mixed-media works with applied gold leaf based on the forms in the exhibition. Works will be exhibited in the Jepson Center's Morrison Community Gallery after the workshop. The workshop is free but registration is required. For more information, call 912-790-8823.
'Harmony Cabaret Performance'
7 p.m. May 3. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 34th and Abercorn streets. The 13th Colony Sound, Savannah Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, will present an evening of music, relaxation and fun May 3 in the Parrish Hall of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Admission is $10 and as seating is limited, it is recommended you call 912-344-9768 for reservations.
First Friday for Folk Music
7:30 p.m. May 3. Stewart Hall, First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave. First Friday for Folk Music will be May 3 at Stewart Hall at First Presbyterian Church. The two performing acts are Jim McGaw and The Ogeechee River Rounders. A $5 minimum donation is requested to help defray the costs of renting the hall. For more information, go to www.savannahfolk.org/firstfriday.htm.
Junior League accepting new member applications
Junior League of Savannah is looking for good women with a heart for volunteerism for the 2013-14 Provisional Class. To request an application, contact Membership Development Chair Erinn Carter at email@example.com or the Junior League of Savannah at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications and fees are due May 15.
Calvary Day School's
annual Spring Fling
9a.m. to 3 p.m. May 4. Calvary Day School, 4625 Waters Ave. Calvary Day School is hosting its annual Spring Fling on May 4. It will be a family-friendly day filled with lower school musical performances followed by carnival games, water slides, bake sale, barbecue, chicken dinners and a silent auction. Open to the public. For more information, call 912-351-2299.
Jessica Scott Felder
2 p.m. May 4. Telfair Academy. The artist will present a short performance site-specific to the galleries and period rooms of the Telfair Academy. Rather than a seated performance, the audience will follow the artist from the Rotunda to the period rooms to the sculpture gallery. In her performance art, Jessica Scott-Felder becomes a catalyst for altering the social dynamic of a space. Every aspect of her presence is considered important to the work, from the details within the antebellum-era clothing (inspired by her drawings of chairs) to the object-filled vessels that are carried during the performance.
Saint-SaÃ«ns and Beethoven
7:30 p.m. May 4. Lucas Theatre for the Arts. The Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra will present its 2012-13 season finale concert on May 4 at the Lucas Theatre. The evening's exhilarating repertoire will feature two works by one of the most famous and influential composers of all time, Ludwig van Beethoven, including his "Coriolan Overture" and the humorous "Symphony No. 4." The cost is $16-$65 per person. For more information, call 912-525-5050 or go to www.savannahphilharmonic.org.
Containers for Cancer
Through May 12. John Davis Florist, 2430 Abercorn St. The Containers for Cancer program will donate $1 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure for every empty container or vase dropped off at John Davis Florist, 2430 Abercorn St., from now through Mother's Day on May 12. In addition, for every Mother's Day flower order received, a $5 donation will be made on behalf of the Containers for Cancer program. For more information, call John Davis Florist at 912-233-6077 or go to www.johndavisflorist.com.
SHPE Coastal Empire
Cinco de Mayo
2-6 p.m. May 4. Mother Mathilda Beasley Park, 500 E. Broad St. Celebrate the colorful and vibrant heritage of Mexico in Savannah at SHPE Cinco de Mayo with safe, fun-filled cultural and historical activities, 1K Race+Science, soccer and piÃ±atas for the whole family. This is a family-oriented event, so bring your children. There is a suggested donation of $2.
Discovering 1820s Savannah
8 a.m. May 4, 11, 18, 25. Davenport House Museum, 324 E. State St. See what survives of the city master builder Isaiah Davenport knew. Beginning at the Davenport House Museum, built in 1820, participants will walk by examples of preservation in the city and learn about what no longer remains. Topics will include the Great Fire of 1820, the yellow fever epidemic of 1820, Lafayette's visit to Savannah in 1825 and the celebrations surrounding the 50th anniversary of the United States in 1826. Coffee and treats in the Davenport House garden will follow. The cost is $20. For more information, go to www.davenporthousemuseum.org.
9:30 a.m. May 4. Tybee Lighthouse. Coastal Corvette Association's 16th annual all Corvette show will be May 4. Trophies will be awarded to the top cars in each class. Registration is $35. All proceeds go to charity. For more information, go to www.coastalcorvetteassociation.com.
Dolphin Program and Research Training Workshop
10 a.m.-noon. May 4. Savannah Library, Abercorn Street. Love dolphins? Want to learn more about our local bottlenose? Interested in dolphin research? Join The Dolphin Project on May 4 at the Savannah Library on Abercorn Street, behind Target, for a fascinating program about your bottlenose neighbors. For more information, go to www.thedolphinproject.org or email email@example.com.
Deacon's Boston butt sale
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4. Wilmington Island Presbyterian Church, 450 N. Cromwell Road. Wilmington Island Presbyterian Church will host a Boston butt sale May 4. The cost is $25. All proceeds support WIPC's Fall Festival. For more information, call WIPC at 912-897-1840 or come to the church office.
Jazz and Unity in the Park
1-6 p.m. May 4. Amphitheater of J.F. Gregory Park, Richmond Hill. The community is invited to bring chairs, blankets, food and the family. Take a stroll around the lake, fish, relax, enjoy the entertainment and speak with representatives from community organizations about services they offer. Free and open to the public.
Paint Tybee Pink
5 p.m. May 4. The Paint Tybee Pink Walk for Breast Cancer will include 5K and 10K options for walkers of all ages and skill levels. Participants should arrive at the Tybee Pier and Pavilion at 5 p.m. to check in. All walkers will receive a pink glowstick and help raise money to fight breast cancer. For more information, go to www.paintgeorgiapink.org/Event.aspx?Event_ID=31.
to screen 'Lore'
5 and 8 p.m. May 4. Muse Arts Warehouse, 703 Louisville Road. "Lore" won multiple awards at international festivals in Europe, Australia and Asia. Running time: 109 minutes; in German with English subtitles. To join CinemaSavannah's mailing list, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Live Music in the Park
5-7 p.m. May 5. Tiedemann Park. First Presbyterian Church will host Live Music in the Park on May 5 in Tiedemann Park. Chris Desa and others from the Folk Music Society will perform. Bring lunch and a lawnchair. All are welcome.
May Week 2013
4 p.m. May 5. Savannah State University Student Center Ballroom. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. - Savannah Alumnae Chapter offers May Week, an annual focus on education, service and community involvement. The public is invited to attend.
Savannah Tea Party meeting
5:30 p.m. May 6. B & D Burgers, 11108 Abercorn St. The Savannah Tea Party monthly meeting will be May 6. Topics of discussion will be the financial repercussions of sequestration, Obamacare, Georgia state taxes and other current issues. The meeting is open to everyone. Become a member of the Savannah Tea Party by sending a check for $10 to Savannah Tea Party, P.O. Box 16204, Savannah, GA 31416. Stay up to date at www.savannahteaparty.com. For more information, contact Marolyn Overton at 912-598-7358 or Jeanne Seaver at 912-663-8728.
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. Georgia Connections Academy is a tuition-free, public charter school and students from anywhere in the state may enroll now. This enrollment information session is free and open to the public. For information, go to www.georgiaconnectionsacademy.com.
Annual Consumer College
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 9. Hellenic Community Center, 14 W. Anderson St. Learn how to be an informed consumer by attending this seminar. There will be special entertainment and guest speakers, including newly elected District Attorney Meg Heap. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Free for Chatham County seniors 55 and older. Please RSVP to this event at 912-644-5968.
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 9. Chatham Club, 15 E. Liberty St., inside the Hilton Savannah De Soto. Each year, HSF presents awards recognizing Savannah's top preservation projects. For more information, go to www.myhsf.org or www.davenporthousemuseum.org.
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 information, call the Armstrong Police Department at 912-344-3333.
SCAD Sand Arts Festival
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 10. The Savannah College of Art and Design presents this annual festival, which features sand art on the beach. This creative event takes place on the North Beach near the Tybee Island Lighthouse, North Beach Bar & Grill and Tybee Island Museum. Spectators are welcome to check out the imaginative 3-D designs. For more information, go to www.scad.edu/info-for/parents/dates.cfm.
Clay shooting tournament
1 p.m. May 10. Forest City Gun Club. The Savannah Young Lawyers, contestants in the 2013 Kiss-a-Pig Campaign, are hosting a clay shoot May 10 at Forest City Gun Club. Registration opens at 1 p.m. with trap/5-stand/skeet available. The tournament starts at 3 p.m. and barbecue and live music by the Train Wrecks starts at 5 p.m. The fee is $600 for a four-man team and includes 50 targets/50 shells per person, golf cart and after-party admission. To register a team and/or be a sponsor, go to www.adaclayshoot.org or contact Maria Center at email@example.com or 912-353-8110, ext. 3091.
Sports Fashion Show
and Lipstick Auction
6 p.m. May 11. Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, 41 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The Rotary Club of Savannah East invites you to join us for our fourth annual literacy fundraiser. Ticket prices include wine, beer and a variety of food and desserts. The fun begins with a sports fashion show and runway-style lipstick auction. This one-of-a-kind evening provides guests with an opportunity to see models dressed as sports figures and to bid on lipsticks. Tickets are $25 at the door. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Girls on the Run 5K Celebration Run
7 a.m. May 11. Savannah State University. Men, women, children and jogging strollers are welcome. Come join us at the SSU Wright Stadium for a great race, raffles, kid zone, food, games and much more. Packet pick-up starts at 7 a.m. The cost is $25 in advance and $35 on race day. Go to www.girlsontherun-ga.org.
Savannah Aglow Meeting
10 a.m. May 11. Comfort Inn and Suites, 596 Al Henderson Blvd. Liz Floyd, vice president of ministry development, Southern Area Team of Aglow International, will speak at this month's Savannah Aglow meeting May 11. This meeting will feature a free luncheon. For more information and to RSVP, call Sandy Carcione at 912-921-5149 or Marilyn Paskauskas at 912-335-6623.
Savannah Scottish Games
9 a.m. May 11. Bethesda Academy Grounds, 9520 Ferguson Ave. The Savannah Scottish Games are the fourth oldest in the Southeastern U.S. The games allow the visitor to enjoy the sounds, tastes and visual images that Highlanders experienced as early as 100 A.D. Bring the family to celebrate Scottish culture with competition, entertainment, refreshments and activities for all. For a schedule, go to www.savannahscottishgames.com.
The Village Library book sale
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 11. The Village Library, 1 Skidaway Village Square. The Village Library will host a book sale May 11. The sale is of gently used hardback/softback fiction, non-fiction, biography, history, sports, children's, cooking/gardening, audio books, etc. Most are priced below $4.
Bringin' It Back Home Barbecue and Cookoff
4-7 p.m. May 11. Gazebo at Royce, 4 Oglethorpe Professional Blvd. Royce Learning Center is hosting its second annual Bringin' It Back Home Barbecue and Cookoff, with a barbecue contest, cornhole tournament, live music, line dancing, a $1,000 raffle drawing and kid-friendly activities. Plus, $200 prizes will be awarded for the best chicken barbecue, best beef barbecue and best pork barbecue. Prize for first place in the cornhole tournament is $600, second place wins $300 and third place wins $100. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children ages 12-18 and kids younger than 12 get in free. Barbecue team registration fee is $35. Go to www.roycebbqcookoff.eventbrite.com or the learning center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday for tickets.
Pink Heals Wiffle Ball Benefit
11:30 a.m. May 11. Taylor Park, 1824 Pine Barren Road, Bloomingdale. Big Red Inc. is proud to lead an all-star group of sponsors in playing wiffle ball to raise money for Pink Heals, a program that helps raise money for breast cancer patients as well as children with cancer. Along with the championship game, there will be plenty of other games for the kids, pink fire trucks, a concession stand and lots more. For more information, contact Corey Harper at 912-652-7654; Rodney West at 843-810-3463; or the city of Bloomingdale at 912-748-0970 or www.bloomingdale-ga.com.
Beach Bum Open
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 11. 16th Street and The Strand, south of Tybee Island Pier and Pavilion. Tybee Island will proudly host the 2013 Extreme Volleyball Professionals Beach Bum Open, featuring elite professional and amateur beach volleyball players. Special contests and promotions will take place throughout the tournament. The Beach Bum Open will feature top beach volleyball players competing for cash prizes and awards. This event is free and open to spectators.
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.
Boys & Girls Clubs summer program registration
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 run from June 10-Aug. 2 for children in kindergarten up to age 12. Hours 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. 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.
Mother's Day tours of Bonaventure Cemetery
2 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. May 12. Bonaventure Cemetery. The Bonaventure Historical Society will offer three free walking tours of Bonaventure Cemetery on May 12. Guides will leave from the intersection of Mullryne and Wiltberger ways at 2 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. A typical tour lasts about an hour. No reservations necessary.
Black 'n' Blue Ball
7 p.m. May 15. Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. Harley Owners Group Savannah Chapter No. 2689 presents the 19th annual party to benefit the Coastal Empire Muscular Dystrophy Association. The Black 'n' Blue Ball will be at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, located at Hwy. 80 and I-95. Silent and live auctions and dinner are included. Entertainment provided by 8 Mile Bend Band. Tickets are $25 per person at the door. For more information, call MDA at 912-354-9576 or go to www.savannahhog.com.
5:30 p.m. May 16. SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd. Holley Henderson is the founder of H2 Ecodesign, a consulting firm for eco-positive design in the built environment. This lecture will explore the idea that green building thought equates function with performance, and that form equates with the human elements of process, community, health, satisfaction, beauty and nature. All lectures are free and open to the public.
Lunch and conversation
with Anna Quindlen
Noon. May 16. Plantation Ballroom, The Landings Club. Lunch and conversation with Anna Quindlen, a special Savannah Book Festival event, will be May 16 at The Landings club. Quindlen will discuss her memoir "Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake." The cost is $50 per person and incudes a copy of the book. Reserve a spot at www.savannahbookfestival.org or by mailing a check to Savannah Book Festival, 1 Diamond Causeway, Suite 21-331, Savannah, GA 31406-7436. Please note in the memo area: Quindlen Luncheon. For more information, email email@example.com.
Preservation wine tour
6-9 p.m. May 17. Locations throughout Savannah's National Historic Landmark District. Tour Savannah's HSF award-winning properties and learn the stories behind the efforts that restored some of these architectural jewels. Attendees can also sample featured wines paired with gourmet appetizers. For more information, go to www.myhsf.org or www.davenporthousemuseum.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.
Lowcountry boil fundraiser
6-9 p.m. May 18. Morningstar Marina at Bahia Bleu, 2812 River Drive. The Wilmington Island Farmers Market will hot a Lowcountry boil fundraiser, silent auction and 50/50 cash raffle May 18. The cost is $25 per person. Mail your check to WIFM, PO Box 30482, Savannah, GA 31410.
Miles for Meals 5K Run/Walk
8 a.m. May 18. Daffin Park. Senior Citizens Inc. will host its third annual Miles for Meals 5K Run/Walk on May 18 at Daffin Park. All of the proceeds will benefit our local Meals on Wheels program. Run, walk or race with Senior Citizens Inc. for a morning filled with fun, laughter and excitement for the entire family. The 5K Run/Walk will begin at 8 a.m. at Daffin Park and pass through Police Memorial Trail before ending in front of Grayson Stadium. Food, drinks and awards will be distributed after the race. Registration fees are $25 through April 27, $30 through May 16 and $35 at packet pick-up and Race day. Packet pick-up is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 17 at Fleet Feet Sports Savannah. Register online at www.active.com with the keyword Miles for Meals or at Fleet Feet Sports. For more information, call 912-236-0363.
Spring 2013 Rebuilding Day
May 18. Become a whole house partner or make a donation for May 18, which is Spring 2013 Rebuilding Day. Volunteers are reviewing homes of more than 80 applicants who need your help. Please make your pledge to help preserve the most valuable asset for these homeowners so they may remain in their homes. Call 912-236-2022 or go to www.rebuildingtogethersavannah.com.
SCAD to honor Francisco Costa at annual fashion show
May 18. Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St. The Savannah College of Art and Design will honor Francisco Costa, the women's creative director of Calvin Klein Collection, at the annual fashion show at 8 p.m. May 18 at Trustees Theater. The SCAD Museum of Art will host an exhibit of Costa's work focusing on his spring 2013 collection. Tickets can purchased at www.savannahboxoffice.com, at the theater or by phone at 912-525-5050. Tickets are $20 or $10 with SCAD ID for the 4 p.m. showing, and $50 or $25 with SCAD ID for the 8 p.m. presentation.
Movement in the Park
2-5 p.m. May 19. Forsyth Park. Join "Movement in the Park," a health and wellness fair for girls and women of all ages, on May 19. Sponsored by Dawn Baker, Fleet Feet Sports Savannah and Nike, the health and wellness fair benefits the Dawning of a Miracle Scholarship, a $1,000 scholarship awarded every year to a Chatham County public or private school college-bound female graduating senior who has a chronic/life-threatening illness. Registration is $10. Register at www.dawnbakeronline.com/movement-in-the-park or call 912-232-6048 for more details.
Jazz - Just Across the River
5 p.m. May 19. Savannah westin Resort. The Coastal Jazz Association will host Jazz - Just Across the River on May 19. The guest will be Tony Monaco. Cost is $10 or free for members. For information, call 404-997-3281.
Tybee Island Planning Commission meeting
6 p.m. May 21. City Hall, 403 Butler Ave., Tybee Island. The Tybee Island Planning Commission will hot a workshop at City Hall on May 21. The topic will be the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act.
AndrÃ©e Iffrig lecture:
'Urban Village Narratives'
6:30 p.m. May 21. Mickve Israel Congregation, 20 E. Gordon St. AndrÃ©e Iffrig, award-winning architect, community builder and professional writer, will speak about preserving a sense of place through ongoing community activism and urban narratives. Reception immediately following. This lecture is free and open to the public, and is supported by the Georgia Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities and through appropriations from the Georgia General Assembly. For more information, go to www.myhsf.org or www.davenporthousemuseum.org.
'New Haven and the Fourth Age of the American City'
5:30 p.m. May 23. SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd. Alan Plattus, professor at the Yale School of Architecture, will use New Haven, Conn., as a case study in American urbanism, including the current challenges and opportunities facing American cities. Lectures are free and open to the public.
The Wrap Party: The Pearl
6-9 p.m. May 23. Isaiah Davenport House Garden, 324 E. State St., and Kennedy Pharmacy, 323 E. Broughton St. Celebrate the success of the month-long festival by joining the Wrap Party: The Pearl of Preservation. This 1950s-inspired cocktail party honors HSF founders and their pearl of achievement, the Davenport House. Delight your palate with delicious hors d'oeuvres provided by Bonefish Grill in cooperation with Vic's on the River and Gigi's Cupcakes. Enjoy live music and dancing with the big sounds of Jeremy Davis and the Equinox Quintet. For more information, go to www.myhsf.org or www.davenporthousemuseum.org.
Savannah Mile Run
8 a.m. May 25. Forsyth Park. The seventh annual Savannah Mile Run will be May 25. This popular run will begin at Forsyth Park and continue one mile straight down Drayton Street, finishing on Broughton Street. This unique running event attracts all levels of participants, from children to experienced runners. The Savannah Mile will include five heats and feature a Fun Run Family Heat and five-year age groups. The cost is $15 through April 30, $20 through May 23 and $25 May 24-25. To register, go to www.twohundredclub.org or Fleet Feet Savannah, www.active.com/framed/event_detail.cfm?EVENT_ID=2093452&CHECKSSO=0.
Father's day concert
5 p.m. June 16. Westin-Savannah Resort. The Coastal Jazz Association of Savannah Presents Jazz - Just Across The River! The annual Father's Day Concert featuring Kevin Bales, Beat Me Daddy and Eight to the Bar will be June 16.
Girls Basketball Skills Camp
June 24-26. Armstrong Atlantic State University, Alumni Arena, 11935 Abercorn St. Armstrong Atlantic State University will host a Girls Basketball Skills Camp on June 24-26. The camp is for second- through ninth-graders. Cost: $115 per camper before June 19; $140 after. Group rate: Five for $95 each before June 19. For more information, contact coach Matt Schmidt at 912-344-3110 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Summer Sizzler 5K
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. Summer Sizzler 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 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.
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, 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 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, meet our head of school and principal 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 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.
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.