Submit your event at least two weeks in advance by going to events.savannahnow.com. You can also mail to Community Calendar, P.O. Box 1088, Savannah, GA 31402. Announcements are printed daily in the Accent section as space allows. For information, call 912-652-0314.
of Music anniversary
11 a.m. May 23. The Plantation Club. Savannah Friends of Music will celebrate its 10th anniversary at the annual meeting on May 23 at the Plantation Club. Members and interested persons are invited to attend. A business meeting will include a 2012-13 in review presentation, election of new officers and board members and the announcement of financial grants and summer camp scholarship recipients. The program will feature student vocalists and instrumentalists. Luncheon will be served at noon. For reservations, send a check for $25 per person to Barbara McLaughlin, 140 Saltwater Way, Savannah, GA, 31411. For more information, call Lynne Davis at 912-355-4252.
Savannah Export Symposium
Noon. May 23. Savannah International Trade and Convention Center, 1 International Drive. Whether you are a seasoned exporter or a novice, be sure to attend this event. It will be filled with timely, relevant and insightful advice to help you understand what it takes to conquer international markets. For more information, go to www.savannahexportsymposium.eventbrite.com.
Alzheimer's Association fundraiser at Coach's Corner
5:30-9 p.m. May 23. Coach's Corner, Victory Drive. There will be a fundraiser hosted by Buddy Claborn to benefit the Alzheimer's Association of Coastal Georgia on May 23. The event will include a silent auction and Coach's Corner will donate a percentage of all food and beverage sales to the Alzheimer's Association. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 912-341-7420, ext. 200.
'The Coming of Life:
The Black Strip'
7 p.m. May 23. Savannah Arts Academy, 500 Washington Ave. Students in grades four, five and six at Charles Ellis Montessori Academy are proud to announce the school's annual Upper Elementary performance. This year's production in based on one of the Montessori "Great Lessons" and is called "The Black Strip: The Story of Life." This story tells of life on Earth from single-celled organisms long ago to the complex animals and mammals alive today. Dr. Montessori would tell this story when she taught in the first half of the 1900s, and it is still retold today in Montessori classrooms around the world. Tickets are available in the Ellis Media Center for $5 each.
Summer Music Camp
July 8-19. DeRenne Middle School, 1009 Clinch St. The 15th annual Summer Music Camp sponsored by BRAVO Music Company Inc. (Black Youth Reaching to Achieve in Vocal and Orchestral Music) will be Monday through Friday, July 8-19. The hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 18 through June 8 registration: For the first camper per family, registration is $50 and tuition is $360, for a total of $410. After the first camper, registration is $50 and tuition is $260, for a total of $310. Call 912-236-6681 or 912-236-1934 for more information.
'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 across the various periods of urban development, including speculations about the current challenges and opportunities facing American cities. All lectures are free and open to the public.
The Wrap Party:
The Pearl of Preservation
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.
Tybee Arts Association
Show and Sale
May 24-26. The Tybee Arts Association building, No. 7 Cedarwood, Tybee Island. "Beach Party" is the theme for the next Tybee Arts Association show and sale, with 16-18 artists displaying their work. The show opens with an artists' reception from 6-9 p.m. May 24 and continues from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 25 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 26. Twenty percent of sales go to support the Tybee Arts Association, a non-profit organization promoting the arts in the Tybee community and the surrounding areas. For information, go to www.tybeearts.org or call 912-786-5920.
Tybee Marine Rescue
Squad barbecue sale
May 24-25. Tybee Marine Rescue Squad Headquarters, 1 Old U.S. Hwy. 80 at Lazaretto Creek. Tybee Marine Rescue Squadron is selling barbecued Boston butts from noon-8 p.m. May 24 and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 25 or until sold out. Cost is $25 for whole or chipped butts. All proceeds go to support the Tybee Marine Rescue Squadron. The MRS is an all-volunteer organization serving the Tybee area since 1959.
Nonstop Glow Run
9:30 p.m. May 24. Lake Mayer. This 5K race will be the first of its kind here in Savannah. We will start the race at 9:30 p.m. Friday night and it will be a glow-in-the-dark race! We will have accessories, but feel free to deck out as you wish. Prizes for most glow. For more information, go to www.nonstopfitnesssav.com.
Tea in the Garden at
the Davenport House
5 p.m. May 24, 30, 31. Davenport House Museum, 324 E. State St. Learn about tea traditions and experience an early 19th-century tea in Davenport House's beautiful courtyard garden. Patrons will visit areas of the home where tea service took place and will participate in an afternoon tea given with costumed interpreters in the garden. The performance requires that guests be able to walk up and down stairs. The cost is $18 and reservations are recommended as space is limited. For more information, call 912-236-8097.
Curtis V. Cooper Life Members Breakfast
9 a.m. May 25. Memorial Health University, Hoskins Building Auditorium, 5000 Ranger St. The Savannah branch NAACP announces the ninth annual Curtis V. Cooper Life Members Breakfast on May 25. The 1st District Prince Hall Mason and Order of Eastern Stars is sponsoring the breakfast on the campus of Memorial Health University. Tickets are $25 and should be purchased in advance from the NAACP office at 1204 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Seating is limited. For information, call 912-233-4161 or go to www.savnaacp.com.
Old Community Schools
class reunion meeting
4 p.m. May 25. First African Baptist Church. There will be a planning meeting for Old Community Schools class reunion May 25. For more information, call 912-353-9067.
Wormsloe Historic Site:
War of Jenkins' Ear
1-3 p.m. May 25-27. Wormsloe State historic Site, 7601 Skidaway Road. Wormsloe will commemorate Georgia's role in the 1739-48 war between Britain and Spain. A brief presentation at the Visitor Center will be followed by a walking tour of the site. The program will also include military drills and black powder weapons demonstrations. For more information, go to www.gastateparks.org/wormsloe.
Eli Whitney School reunion
11:30 a.m. May 25. The Pirates' House. A reunion of former students, teachers and staff at Eli Whitney Elementary School will be at 11:30 a.m. May 25 with a private buffet lunch at the Pirates' House. Cost is $25 per person; reservations required. Tour of the school will be at 2:30 p.m. For reservations, call 843-785-9680 or email email@example.com.
Daylily show: 'Great Scapes'
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 25. Oglethorpe Mall, Macy's Court. On May 25 at Oglethorpe Mall Macy's Court, the Savannah Hemerocallis Society will host its annual daylily show: "Great Scapes." From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., education and plant sales table will be open to the public and from 1-5 p.m., there will be open viewing of all daylily entries and awards. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Sheila Woo at 912-897-3563.
VFW Post 660 Poker Run
9 a.m. May 25. VFW POST 660, 5115 Ogeechee Road. VFW Post 660 will host its first annual Poker Run on May 25. All vehicles are welcome in the run. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Registration fee is $10 for the first hand and $5 for each additional hand. The event will also include food and live music by The Sundown Band. For more information, call 912-235-3001.
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 $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.
Silver Jubilee Gala
7:30-10:30 p.m. May 25. Brockington Hall, 213 E. Hall St. Join us in celebrating 25 years of public Montessori education at Charles Ellis Montessori Academy at our Silver Jubilee Gala. The party will take place May 25. Tickets are $35 per person and include hors d'oeuvres, music, dancing and an open bar. More information and online ordering is available at www.savannahmess.org/events/silver-jubilee-gala.
'Discovering 1820s Savannah: Early Birds Walking Tour
of the City Isaiah Knew'
8 a.m. May 25. Davenport House Museum, 324 E. State St. See what survives of the 1820s Savannah that master builder Isaiah Davenport knew. Beginning at the Davenport House Museum, built in 1820, participants will walk by some of the finest 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.
NAACP 2013 state legislative session meeting
4 p.m. May 26. Victory Bible Fellowship, 2110 E. Broad St. The Political Action Committee of the Savannah branch of the NAACP will host a discussion of the 2013 state legislative session May 26 at Victory Bible Fellowship. All members of the local delegation have been invited to speak. For more information, contact the NAACP office at 912-233-4161. The public is invited to attend.
May 26. Cresthill Baptist Church, 9120 Whitefield Ave. Cresthill Baptist Church welcomes Steve Levinson as our visiting evangelist. Steve is a graduate of Liberty University and has been pastor to adults and youth. His messages offer an opportunity to understand the science of creation. At 9:45 a.m. will be "Creation2Christ" for children of all ages; at 11 a.m. will be "Relevance of Genesis" for all ages; at 6 p.m. will be "Text Messaging" for teens; at 7 p.m. will be "Fossils, Flood, Noah's Ark and Dinosaurs" for all ages.
Jazz Series in Wright Square
4 p.m. May 26. "Jazz Series in Wright Square" hosted by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Ascension on Memorial Day Weekend from 4-5:30 p.m. featuring Ben Tucker and guest performer Jody Espina. All are welcome.
Memorial Day Observance
at Bonaventure Cemetery
10 a.m. May 27. Bonaventure Cemetery. Every year, Americans join together to remember the brave men and women who have died in service to their country. American Legion Post 154 is hosting a Memorial Day observance this year at Bonaventure Cemetery starting at 10 a.m. May 27. Call 912-786-5356 for more information.
Armstrong Athletics Inaugural Spring Coaches Tour
5:30-7 p.m. May 28. B&D Burgers, Congress Street. The Armstrong Atlantic State University Athletic Department invites fans to join the Pirates for their Inaugural Spring Coaches Tour. Presented by the Pirate Athletic Association, fans will have a chance to meet the Armstrong coaches and get an inside look into Pirate Athletics during one of the four stops in the Savannah area. The event is free and open to the public.
'Vision in Watercolors'
6:30-9:30 p.m. May 28. Tybee Arts Association announces the May class schedule instructed by watercolor artist Brad D. Hook, owner of "Strokes" by Hook. The art project will be a unique combination painting, consisting of abstract and detailed watercolor techniques, all in one. This art instruction will let your creative energies flow along with learning a few new techniques. Email Brad at email@example.com for registration form, cost or any other information.
Savannah Council Navy League dinner meeting
6 p.m. May 28. Johnny Harris, 1701 E. Victory Drive. The Savannah Council of the Navy League meets the fourth Tuesday of the month. Military service is not a requirement. Guest speaker for May will be National Navy League President-elect Jim Offut. Please join us for social time to meet new friends, dine and hear a great speaker. We support the Sea Services: Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Flag Merchant Marine. For more information, go to www.savannahnavyleague us.
Armstrong Athletics Inaugural Spring Coaches Tour
6:30-8 p.m. May 30. Plantation Club, The Landings. The Armstrong Atlantic State University Athletic Department invites fans to join the Pirates for their Inaugural Spring Coaches Tour. Presented by the Pirate Athletic Association, fans will have a chance to meet the Armstrong coaches and get an inside look into Pirate Athletics during one of the four stops in the Savannah area. The event is free and open to the public.
Paws for A Cause
8-10 p.m. May 30. The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. An evening of music, dance and art to raise awareness and benefit homeless animals in the Lowcountry. The show will be from 8-10 p.m. and feature talented local dancers and musicians including Rueda De Sabor (salsa group), Nicole Edge, Gigi, Raluca, Mahree and Caroline Rekowski (belly dancers), Wendy Denney & Co. (modern dance), Greg Rettig, Basik Lee and Norton Lucas (singer/songwriter). Local artists Shaun Beaudry and Dean Denney will be selling prints of their work, with part of sales being donated.
'Seersucker Live -
The Earth Tones Episode'
7-8:30 p.m. May 31. The Sparetime, upstairs. Join Seersucker Live for an evening of literature and entertainment. Amelia Gray, a 2013 finalist for the prestigious PEN/Faulkner Award in Fiction, novelist Nate Brown and 2011 Best New Poet Thea Brown will perform original pieces of writing. They will also present new works based on an illustration by Seersucker Live artist Lucas Rager. Tickets are $10 at the door or online at seersuckerlive.com/tickets. Cost is $5 with student I.D. Seating is limited. Cash bar available. Open to those 18 and older only with valid I.D. For more information, go to www.seersuckerlive.com, call Zach Powers at 912-398-3589 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Be a garden guide
10 a.m.-noon May 31. Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, 2 Canebrake Road. If you have ever thought about being a garden docent or working with our Roots and Shoots program, or if you would like to brush up on your current guide routine, join us at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens on May 31 for a Nature Walk training workshop with Russ Brown. We will meet in the Cottage Garden at 10 a.m. to begin the training. RSVP to 912-921-5460.
Blues, Jazz & BBQ
May 31-June 2. Savannah Riverfront-Rousakis Plaza. Blues, Jazz & BBQ is a new festival hosted by the Savannah Riverfront. Come celebrate the end of the week and the beginning of a new month with First Friday and Saturday festivities on Historic River Street. Stop by local barbecue restaurant booths serving up their favorite dishes on Rousakis Plaza. Fireworks kick off the weekend at 9:30 p.m. May 31. Live entertainment will take place on the Arbor Stage all weekend long. For more information, contact the Savannah Riverfront at 912-234-0295 or email email@example.com.
Annual All Alumni After Party
9 p.m. to 2 a.m. June 1. Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum, 460 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The third annual All Alumni After Party is an event for all alumni of Chatham County. The night will be filled with be music, food and fun. Partial proceeds from this event will support the community and student body of A.E. Beach High School. The admission fee is $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Reserved tables are $200 for 10 people (tables limited). This event is for alumni 21 and older. Tickets can be purchased at Sigma Graphics, 4437 Skidaway Road; 520 Wings, 2705 Bull St.; Right Track, 6815 Forest Park Drive, Suite 122; or online at www.3rdannualallalumniparty.eventbrite.com. For more information, call Tabatha at 912-441-2267 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Readiness assessment for Pre-K students
10-11:30 a.m. June 1. St. Andrew's School, 601 Penn Waller Road, Wilmington Island. St. Andrew's School, a nationally accredited leader in early childhood education, invites your family to participate in a readiness assessment for rising 3- and 4-year-old students to assess Pre-K and kindergarten preparedness. Our team of educators, including math and literacy specialists, will host a one-day event to assess cognitive, social and emotional readiness and answer your questions about what's next. Call to make a reservation and take advantage of this wonderful opportunity. Contact Christine Sapp at email@example.com or 912-897-4941, ext. 400, to reserve your spot today.
Humane Society Doggie Carnival
Noon-6 p.m. June 2. Forsyth Park. The Humane Society for Greater Savannah is pleased to host its 13th annual Doggie Carnival on June 2 at the Forsyth Park bandshell. It's kid-friendly, with bounce castles, cotton candy, popcorn, face painting and fun contests like the Pooch Smooch. It's also canine-friendly, so bring your best friend for Doggie Derby races, contests and doggie ice cream. Plus, we're introducing live music from some of your favorite local artists and of course, there will be raffle drawings for prizes at $5 a ticket.
'Gun Violence, Gospel
Values: Mobilizing in Response to God's Call'
9:30 a.m. June 2. First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave. First Presbyterian Church and Butler Memorial Presbyterian Church will commence a four-part study series beginning at 9:30 a.m. June 2. The topic will be "Gun Violence, Gospel Values: Mobilizing in Response to God's Call," a report that was adopted at the 2010 General Assembly. The first meeting will be at First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave., and will alternate meeting locations with Butler Memorial Presbyterian Church, 603 W. Victory Drive. All are welcome.
'Will Float for Friends'
9:30 a.m. June 2. The Tybee Floatilla "Will Float for Friends" in memory of Frank Schuman Sr., benefiting Coastal Pet Rescue, Tybee Beautification Association and Marine Science Center, will be June 2. The cost is $30. For more information, go to www.tybeefloatilla.com.
'Johnny and Me!' auditions
June 3-4. May River Theatre in the Bluffton Town Hall Building. "Johnny and Me!" explores the often-tormented life of popular American songwriter and singer John Herndon "Johnny" Mercer. Auditions will include the option of utilizing a special workshop each night from 6-7 p.m. The workshop will offer an opportunity to read sides and learn one of three Johnny Mercer songs to sing for the audition. We will have someone available to review the music and to read lines in preparation for the audition.
Armstrong Athletics Inaugural Spring Coaches Tour
6:30-8 p.m. June 4. Wilmington Island Golf Club. The Armstrong Atlantic State University Athletic Department invites fans to join the Pirates for their Inaugural Spring Coaches Tour. Presented by the Pirate Athletic Association, fans will have a chance to meet the Armstrong coaches and get an inside look into Pirate Athletics during one of the four stops in the Savannah area. The event is free and open to the public.
Armstrong Athletics Inaugural Spring Coaches Tour
6:30-8 p.m. June 6. Savannah Quarters Club House. The Armstrong Atlantic State University Athletic Department invites fans to join the Pirates for their Inaugural Spring Coaches Tour. Presented by the Pirate Athletic Association, fans will have a chance to meet the Armstrong coaches and get an inside look into Pirate Athletics during one of the four stops in the Savannah area. The event is free and open to the public.
First Friday For Folk Music
7:30 p.m. June 7. First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave. The next scheduled First Friday for Folk Music will be June 7 at Stewart Hall, First Presbyterian Church 520 Washington Ave. It is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and family-friendly evening of music. There is a suggested donation of $5 or more to help defray the costs of renting the hall for this event. This month's show features local favorite and SFMS President Chris Desa and Kentucky-based folk icon Michael Johnathon. For information, go to www.savannahfolk.org/firstfriday.htm.
Basic Planning for Death or Disability workshop
5-7 p.m. June 11, Aug. 8, Oct. 8 and Dec. 12. Mediation Center, 5105 Paulsen St., Suite 125D. The Mediation Center of Savannah will host an event titled "Basic Planning for Death or Disability." This event aims to educate people on the basics of wills, advanced directives, guardianship and powers of attorney. The class will be taught by experienced local attorneys. There will be four opportunities to attend this workshop: June 11, Aug. 8, Oct. 8 or Dec. 12. The cost of the event is $30. To register, go to www.mediationsavannah.com. Any questions can be directed to the office at 912-354-6686.
for military families
June 8. Grayson Stadium. POW! Entertainment, the media and entertainment company founded by comic legend Stan Lee, has scheduled a concert at Grayson Stadium to pay tribute to members of the military and their families. The show on June 8 will feature American rock band O.A.R. Tickets are available to the general public, with discounted rates for military personnel and students. Tickets can be purchased at www.buyblitztickets.com/i3wpC. In addition to the concert, there will be two costume contests sponsored by Savcon, the '80s nostalgia and anime convention of Savannah. The first 100 people to come to the show dressed in a superhero costumes will receive a free pass for Savcon's Convention on June 28, 2014. Also, if you show up for the concert dressed in any costume, you will receive a reduced rate. Male and female grand prize winners get $125-$250. General admission is $35, or $25 for DoD cardholders and students.
World Oceans Day
8 a.m. June 8. UGA's Marine Education Center and Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle. The UGA Marine Extension Service will host hands-on education programs focused on the issue of marine debris and how it affects Georgia's coastal waters and the larger ocean. Join us for educational activities and door prizes for those who finish a treasure hunt.
Tybee Island Tour of Homes
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 8. As one of the region's most popular home tours, the annual Tybee Island Tour of Homes features colorful cottages as well as historic and contemporary architectural styles. Highlights include an artful restoration of a 1915 Fort Screven storage facility, two 1930s-inspired restorations and more. Cost is a $30 in advance, $35 day of tour. Tickets are available at Gallery by the Sea, 1016 Hwy. 80 East on Tybee Island, or E. Shaver Bookseller, 326 Bull St. in Savannah. Tickets can also be purchased at the Old School Cafeteria on Butler Avenue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 8.
2013 camp: 'Gotta Move'
June 10-14. Overcoming by Faith Ministries, 9700 Middleground Road. Looking for a safe place to send your child this summer? Join Overcoming by Faith Ministries for summer camp 2013. It's time to move and keep in step with spirit. There will be live music, games, interactive lessons, field trips and so much more. For more information, go to www.overcomingbyfaith.org.
EOA Savannah meeting and luncheon
Noon. June 10. Savannah Marriott Riverfront Hotel, 100 General McIntosh Blvd. The Economic Opportunity Authority for Savannah-Chatham County will host its annual meeting and luncheon June 10. The guest speaker will be Dr. David Hall, president of the University of the Virgin Islands. Tickets are $35 per person or $350 for a table. RSVP no later than June 3 by calling 912-238-2960, ext.120.
Tybee Floatilla 'Float for MS'
3:30 p.m. June 10. The Tybee Floatilla "Float for MS," benefiting the WTOC Multiple Sclerosis Campaign, will be June 10. The cost is $30. For more information, go to www.tybeefloatilla.com.
'Falsettos' by William Finn
8 p.m. June 14, 15, 21 and 23; 3 p.m. June 16 and 23. Muse Arts Warehouse, 703D Louiseville Road. Bangers and Mash Theatre Works presents "Falsettos" by William Finn and directed by DJ Queenan with musical direction by Warren Heilman. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students. To reserve tickets, call 912-920-3594 or purchase at the Door. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free piano concert
7:30 p.m. June 14. Messiah Lutheran Church, 1 W. Ridge Road, Skidaway Island. Pianist Crystalyn Snow will perform works of Bach, Brahms, Debussy and Chopin. A two-time recipient of the Three Arts Scholarship in Cincinnati, Snow has given numerous solo and chamber recitals in the Cincinnati and Indiana areas. Free childcare available. For more information, call 912-598-1188. The concert is free, but contributions are gratefully accepted to help defray costs.
Muriel Anderson in concert
7:30 p.m. June 14. Stewart Hall First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave. Muriel Anderson is considered to be among the top acoustic nylon string guitarists/harp-guitarists in the world. She is the first woman to win the National Finger-Style Guitar Championship and is host of the renowned Muriel Anderson's All Star Guitar NightÂ® in Nashville. The cost is $15 and $12 for Savannah Friends of Music members. Cash only at the door. For more information, go to www.savannahfolk.org.
and antique autos
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 15. Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, 2 Canebrake Road. Just in time for Father's Day, join us as we host the Antique Auto Club of Savannah and the Dixieland Cruisers for an old-fashioned cruise-in. Also that day, there will be catch-and-release fishing and lunch at the lakeside pavilion. $10 per vehicle entry fee and cost for lunch. Cash or checks only. For more information, call 912-921-5460 or go to www.coastalgeorgiabg.org.
Family Day Program
1-4 p.m. June 15. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. Telfair Museums, one of the South's premier art museums, recently launched a successful new Family Day Program, offering the opportunity for adults and children of all ages to enjoy hands-on art projects, story time, gallery exploration activities and more. The Juneteenth Celebration is June 15 and will include performances and storytelling celebrating the emancipation of African-American slaves.
Black 'n' Blue Ball
7 p.m. June 15. Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. Harley Owners Group Savannah Chapter No. 2689 presents the 19th annual dance party to benefit the Coastal Empire Muscular Dystrophy Association. The Black 'n' Blue Ball will be at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, at U.S. 80 and I-95. There will be silent and live auctions and dinner is included. Entertainment will be 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.
7 p.m. June 15. Savannah Golf Club, 1661 E. President St. Join us June 15 at the Savannah Golf Club for a wine tasting with gourmet food pairing. Bid on exclusive items in our silent auction and be entertained by Jeremy Davis & The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra. Tickets are $75 per person. To purchase, call 912-350-1524 or go to www.memorialhealth.com/foundation and click on "Events." Proceeds support the life-saving services within Memorial's Level 1 Trauma Center, Critical Care and Rehabilitation Institute.
Father's Day Concert
5 p.m. June 16. Westin-Savannah Resort. The Coastal Jazz Association of Savannah Presents Jazz - Just Across The River! Annual Father's Day Concert featuring Kevin Bales, Beat Me Daddy and Eight to the Bar.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
'Falsettos' by William Finn
8 p.m. June 21 and 23; 3 p.m. June 23. Muse Arts Warehouse, 703D Louiseville Road. Bangers and Mash Theatre Works presents "Falsettos" by William Finn and directed by DJ Queenan with musical direction by Warren Heilman. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students. To reserve tickets, call 912-920-3594 or purchase at the Door. Contact us at email@example.com.
Savannah Asian Festival
11 a.m. June 22. Savannah Civic Center. One of Georgia's largest Asian celebrations, featuring a full day of live stage performances, martial arts demonstrations, authentic cuisine, cultural displays, arts and crafts and educational workshops, will be June 22. The 18th annual Savannah Asian Festival will bring an entire continent of unique cultures, cuisines, performances and fun to the Savannah Civic Center. The City of Savannah's Department of Cultural Affairs and volunteers work together to present this one-day celebration of Asian countries and cultures. For more information, go to www.savannahga.gov.
Opera Stars Recital
3 p.m. June 23. Christ Church Episcopal, 28 Bull St. Savannah is excited to host two of American's rising opera stars for one dazzling performance. Lauren Snouffer and Mark Diamond, studio artists with the world-renowned Houston Grand Opera, will sing a vocal recital of opera and Broadway favorites JUne 23 at Christ Church Episcopal on Johnson Square in downtown Savannah, accompanied by Tim Hall, music director of Christ Church Episcopal.
'Falsettos' by William Finn
3 and 8 p.m. June 23. Muse Arts Warehouse, 703D Louiseville Road. Bangers and Mash Theatre Works presents "Falsettos" by William Finn and directed by DJ Queenan with musical direction by Warren Heilman. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students. To reserve tickets, call 912-920-3594 or purchase at the Door. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
'Will Float for Food'
2 p.m. June 23. The Tybee Floatilla "Will Float for Food," benefiting the Second Harvest Food Bank and Tybee Rising Tyde Food Bank, will be June 23. The cost is $30. For more information, go to www.tybeefloatilla.com.
Lucky Ducky Derby
Noon-4 p.m. June 29. Tybee Island Lighthouse. The Tybee Island Community Pool is a nonprofit with hopes of getting a year-round community pool on Tybee. In efforts to help achieve our goal, we are having our Lucky Ducky Derby on June 29. Races start at 1 p.m. Adoption certificates for each racing toy duck are $5, or get five duckies for $20. Adoption certificates will be on sale at various businesses around Tybee or from Community Pool Committee members. For more information, contact Cappy Birdwell at 786-4354 or Ritajane Eichelzer at 786-5882.
3 p.m. June 30. Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium. The Savannah Winds of Armstrong Atlantic State University's Department of Art, Music & Theatre will perform its annual Patriotic Concert at Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium at 3 p.m. June 30. Patrons may purchase tickets online at www.tickets.armstrong.edu or by visiting Armstrong Fine Arts Hall during normal weekday business hours. Regular admission tickets are $12-20, while senior citizens, military personnel and children/students may purchase tickets for $10-17. For more information, call 912-344-2556.
'Christmas in July'
2:30 p.m. July 8. The Tybee Floatilla "Christmas in July," benefittng the Priceless Gifts Campaign, Tybee's Mayor Motorcade and Tybee churches, will be July 8. The cost is $30. For more information, go to www.tybeefloatilla.com.
Family Days Program
1-4 p.m. July 13. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. Telfair Museums, one of the South's premier art museums, recently launched a successful new Family Days Program, offering the opportunity for adults and children of all ages to enjoy hands-on art projects, story time, gallery exploration activities and more. Making Connections will be July 13. Discover the Telfair's connections to New York and learn how to use personal elements to make connections to the world at large.
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.
Immigration Compliance Issues for Businesses seminar
6 p.m. July 18. The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. Human resource professionals need to know when and how their firms should use e-Verify and how to comply with I-9 regulations. Georgia Southern University's seminar explains the Department of Homeland Security's current approach to issues of possible illegal immigrants in the workplace. It also covers any new immigration reform legislation being considered by Congress and how it might affect local firms. Call 855- 478-5551 before noon July 12 to register or contact email@example.com for more details. Earn 1.5 recertification credits towards PHR, SPHR or GPHR recertification from the Human Resource Certification Institute. Georgia Southern is an authorized provider of HR Certification Institute and other continuing education credits.
Family Days Program
1-4 p.m. Aug. 17. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. Near East Family Day on Aug. 17 offers a Middle Eastern music concert and workshop.
St. Pius X Alumni 2013 Summer Picnic
2 p.m. Aug. 17. Camp Villa Marie, 6 Dolan Drive. The annual St. Pius X High School Alumni Association Picnic will be Aug. 17 at the Villa Marie Center on Isle of Hope. The event starts at 2 p.m. with a catered meal served at 3 p.m. Recreational facilities will be available to all participants until 7 p.m. Anyone who attended the high school is welcome to attend. The tickets are $25. Tickets are now on sale to alumni and friends of St. Pius X. Contact Rex DeLoach, treasurer, at 912-238-0190.
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. Get more information 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. Liberty City Richfield Southover Community Improvement Association, Inc. will host bingo night every fourth Wednesday of the month.
13th Colony Sound
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 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: 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.
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.
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.
econd 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 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 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 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.