JAN. 17

Clarinet recital

2:30 p.m. Jan. 17. Armstrong Atlantic State University Fine Arts Auditorium. The Armstrong Department of Art, Music and Theater presents Kenneth Mosely, clarinet, in a student recital at 2:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium. Admission is free. Learn more at www.armstrong.edu.

JAN. 18

Watercolor Playshop

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 18. Generation One, 1100 Eisenhower Drive. Savannah Art Association is sponsoring a Watercolor Playshop with Wayne Chamber. Cost is $15 and this event is open to the public. Call 912-350-7587.

Archaeological excavation

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 18. Davenport House Museum, Courtyard Garden, 324 E. State St. The Davenport House is conducting an archaeological project to learn more about history of its property on Lots 13 and 14 in Columbia Ward. The community is invited to participate. Call 912-236-8097 to learn more and to reserve a place.

National Federation of the Blind meeting

2:30-4:30 p.m. Jan. 18. Thomas Francis Williams Court, 1900 Lincoln St. The public is invited to the next monthly meeting of the National Federation of the Blind of Chatham County. For more information, call Michael Anthony at 912-355-4067.

JAN. 20

'Battle of the Bulge' camp

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 20. National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, 175 Bourne Ave., Pooler. The "Battle of the Bulge" day camp will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 20 at the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force. The camp will include a tour of the museum, focusing on the Battle of the Bulge. Other activities will include instruction on mission planning, map reading, bombardier training, paratrooper training and the ground soldier experience (including camouflage, marching, staying warm and sampling food). Weather permitting, campers will re-enact the Battle of the Bulge outside on the museum grounds. Registration, including lunch and all activities, is $30 per child and will remain open until all available spots are filled. To register your child, call the Education Department at 912-988-1832 or email jhanna@mightyeighth.org.

Savannah/Chatham Co. Christian Women meeting

RSVP by Jan. 20. Carey Hilliard's Banquet room, 11111 Abercorn St. Savannah/Chatham Co. Christian Women will be meeting for lunch at noon Jan. 22. Billie Cash, who is an accomplished musician, involved in theater, radio, TV, will be entertaining with song and word. Respond by Jan. 20 to 925-3789 or letozip@gmail.com. Please cancel if unable to attend.

Habitat Savannah announces deadlines for applications

Through Jan. 20. Habitat for Humanity Savannah is opening its 2014 Habitat Homeownership process on Jan. 13. Eligibility is limited to Chatham County residents who have completed and submitted their pre-qualification applications prior to the 5 p.m. Jan. 20 deadline. Applications submitted following that deadline will not be considered. Applications are available at www.habitatsavannah.org/Apply.html or by visiting the organization's 1106 E. 70th St. office from Jan. 13-20. A receptacle containing applications is placed on the organization's front porch during this pre-application acceptance period.

Savannah Tea Party meeting

5 p.m. Jan. 20. Tubby's Tank House, 2909 River Drive, Thunderbolt. The guest speaker will be Gary Berentsen of Concerned Veterans for America, a former CIA officer who supervised Operation Jawbreaker in Afghanistan immediately following Sept. 11. Berentsen will speak about the threat of terrorism to the United States. Social hour is at 5 p.m., meeting is at 5:30 p.m. with the speaker following. The Tea Party is participating in the Senior Citizens Inc. drive for new blankets for needy senior citizens. Bring your blanket donation. For info, call 912-598-7358.

Free day at Fort Pulaski

Jan. 20. Fort Pulaski Monument, U.S. Hwy. 80. Fort Pulaski National Monument will offer free admission on nine days in 2014. The entrance fee-free days are: Jan. 20, Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Feb. 15-17, President's Day weekend; April 19-20, National Park Week's opening weekend; Aug. 25, National Park Service's 98th birthday; Sept. 27, National Public Lands Day; and Nov. 11, Veterans Day.

JAN. 21

Savannah Friends of Music dinner and concert

6:30 p.m. Jan. 21. The Whitman House, 611 Whitaker St. Come enjoy an evening of fine wines, champagne punch, appetizers and a Southern-style dinner in a restored Victorian home. Kaycee Odom, soprano, Danny Cohen, baritone, and Sally Dayton, pianist, will perform music by Stephen Foster and other favorites of that era. Reservations are $85 per person at www.savannahfriendsofmusic.com. For info, call 912-355-4252.

Worldwide seashell exhibit

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 21-26. Botanical Garden, 1388 Eisenhower Drive. Savannah Area Council of Garden Clubs Inc. will sponsor a worldwide seashell collection exhibit from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 21-26. The exhibit is the collection of Mique Pinkerton and the late C.E. Pinkerton of Wilmington Island. The collection will include fossil shells, fake shells, shell jewelry and oddities. The event is free and open to the public. Call 660-4688 for more information.

JAN. 22

'Notable Savannahians'

6:45 p.m. Jan. 22. First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave. First Presbyterian Church in Ardsley Park will sponsor a series, "Notable Savannahians," on Wednesdays at 6:45 p.m. in Stewart Hall. Rena Patton, board member of the Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home, will speak on "Writer Extraordinaire: Flannery O'Connor" on Jan. 22. Katherine Keena, director of the the Juliette Gordon Low House, will speak on "Founder of the Girl Scouts: Juliette Gordon Low" on Jan. 29. Bill Cathcart, general manager of WTOC News, will speak on "WWI Fighter Ace and WWII P-47 Squadron Commander: Monk Hunter" on Feb. 5. All are welcome.

CAT public meetings

6 p.m. Jan. 22; 6 p.m. Jan. 23. Chatham Area Transit Authority has scheduled a series of public meetings that will introduce proposed service changes on fixed route service for February/March 2014. The public is urged to attend and provide comments, recommendations or suggestions to CAT's staff during these meetings. Mark your calendars and attend one or more of these meetings. Your input is important. Chatham Area Transit Authority meetings schedule: Jan. 22 at Joe Murray Rivers, Jr. Intermodal Transit Center, 610 W. Oglethorpe Ave.; Jan. 23 at Southwest Chatham Library, 14097 Abercorn St.

JAN. 23

Don Williams at the Lucas

8 p.m. Jan. 23. Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn St. With a warm hickory baritone that balances strength with a gentle concern, Don Williams draws his listener into the intimate world of an old friend. Tickets are $75, $59.50, $49.50 or $39.50, available by calling 912-525-5050 or going to www.lucastheatre.com.

Guitar recital

2 p.m. Jan. 23. Armstrong State University Fine Arts Auditorium. The Armstrong Department of Art, Music & Theatre presents guitarist Brian Luckett, D.M.A., in a guest artist recital at 2 p.m. in the Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium. Admission is free. Learn more at www.armstrong.edu.

'Time Starts Now!' fundraiser to benefit LDSS

6:30 p.m. Jan. 23. Benedictine Military School's gym. The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society invites Savannah-area businesses and groups to participate in the second annual "Time Starts Now!" competition. The event will be at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at Benedictine Military School's gym. Teams will compete in "Minute To Win It"-style challenges, building confidence, raising funds and having fun all at the same time. Proceeds will benefit Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society programs and activities. Spectators are invited to attend and cheer on their favorite team. For more information, call Marcie Moxley at 912-713-6865 or go to www.timestartsnow.org.

JAN. 24

Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture

Noon. Jan. 24. The Ogeechee Theatre, Armstrong Student Union, 11935 Abercorn St. Armstrong Atlantic State University will host "The Diminishing of the Prophetess Deborah," a lecture by Daniel Skidmore-Hess, professor of criminal justice, social and political science at Armstrong, and Cathy Skidmore-Hess, assistant professor of history at Georgia Southern University. This event, which is the fourth in the annual Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture Series, is free and open to the public. Learn more at www.armstrong.edu.

'Harvey'

7 p.m. Jan. 24. Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn St. Elwood P. Dowd (James Stewart) is an endlessly pleasant and delightfully eccentric bachelor living in a small town that isn't quite aware that its newest citizen is a "pooka" - a 6-foot, 3-and-a-half-inch tall white rabbit named "Harvey," that only certain people can see. Dowd's sister (Josephine Hull) and niece resort to taking him to the local sanitarium to have him committed, where a comedy of errors soon begins. He and Harvey become the catalysts for a family mending its wounds and for romance blossoming in unexpected places. Tickets are $8 general admission, $5 student/senior. Available by calling 912-525-5050 or going to www.lucastheatre.com. Eligible for use with the Lucas Theatre Movie Pass.

Jazz pianist master class

2:30 p.m. Jan. 24. Armstrong State University Fine Arts Auditorium. The Armstrong Department of Art, Music and Theater presents jazz pianist Brian Buch, D.M.A., in guest artist master class at 2:30 p.m. in the Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium. Buch is on the faculty of the New England Conservatory of music and privately teaches composition, classical and jazz piano. Admission is free. Learn more at www.armstrong.edu.

JAN. 25

'Rear Window'

7 p.m. Jan. 25. Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn St. Adventuresome photographer L.B. Jeffries (James Stewart) is confined to his wheelchair in a small apartment while healing a broken leg. In the sweltering New York City summer, Jeff rarely sleeps and passes the time by watching the goings-on of his motley assortment of neighbors: a frustrated yet fun-loving composer, a middle-aged couple with a small dog, a dancer who seems to enjoy practicing her routines while scantily clad, a pair of reclusive newlyweds, a lonely woman who seems to live in a fantasy world and a salesman and his invalid wife. Tickets are $8 general admission, $5 student/senior. Available by calling 912-525-5050 or going to www.lucastheatre.com. Eligible for use with the Lucas Theatre Movie Pass.

Jazz pianist recital

8 p.m. Jan. 25. Armstrong State University Fine Arts Auditorium. The Armstrong Department of Art, Music and Theater presents pianist Brian Buch, D.M.A., in a guest artist solo recital of jazz standards and contemporary music at 8 p.m. in the Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium. Admission is free. Learn more at www.armstrong.edu.

Parent University

9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 25. Savannah High School, 400 Pennsylvania Ave. The second session of Parent University will be from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at Savannah High School. Free childcare and lunch will be provided. Events include new class opportunities for junior youth, horseback riding and other activities, free health screenings and workshops for parents. Door prizes will be given away to participants, including gift cards to Zaxby's and a laptop.

'Prelude to the Festival'

3-4:30 p.m. Jan. 25. Christ Church, 28 Bull St. The VOICExperience presents "A Prelude to the Festival." Next year's Savannah VOICE Festival will be unveiled after the concert featuring favorite music, festival singers and some new artists. Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling 855-76-OPERA.

JAN. 28

Windsor Forest Garden Club meeting

9:30 a.m. Jan. 28. St. George's Episcopal Church, 15 Willow Road. The Windsor Forest Garden Club will meet Jan. 28. Program demonstration, "Tips on Flower Arranging" by club member Tina Kiger. This is a hands-on project, so bring vase, flowers and snippers. All are welcome. Learn more at www.facebook.com/WindsorForestGardenClub.

Veterans Career Fair and Diversity Job Expo

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 28. Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave. The Veterans Career Fair and Diversity Job Expo at the Savannah Civic Center on Jan. 28 is your opportunity to meet more than 30 human resource managers from companies such as At&t, Albany Technical College, Better Homes & Garden, Brock, HomeDepot, UPS, Walden University and many more. Come prepared to interview on the spot, so dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes. The fair is free and open to the public. For more information, go to www.employmentseeker.net.

'Homeage to Verdi'

6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 28. Mickve Israel Temple, 20 E. Gordon St. Celebrate the 200th anniversary of the composer Verdi with a special presentation of the film "Homage to Verdi," made and presented by Verdi baritone, opera legend and Savannah VOICE Festival Artistic Director, Sherrill Milnes. The event is free (donations accepted at door) and VOICE Society members receive priority seating. For more information, go to www.savannahvoicefestival.org.

JAN. 30

Armstrong's 'Moveable Feast' Series

6 p.m. Jan. 30. Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home, 207 E. Charlton St. "Uncanny Homes in American Fiction" will be presented by Laura Barrett, professor of English and dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Armstrong. When author Henry James returned to his native land after a nearly 30-year absence, he remarked that he felt dispossessed and alienated, as if there were "a ghost in his supposedly safe old house." What James describes is a sense of the uncanny, defined by Freud as the familiar made strange. Building intersections between theory and art, Barrett will discuss how turn-of-the-century American literature reveals an uncanny moment in American history, one in which concepts of home and self were in flux. All events are free and open to the public.

JAN. 31

Scènes De La Vie De Bohème

7:30 p.m. Jan. 31. Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn St. Enjoy a night featuring the most beloved arias from the tragic love story of "La Boheme." The soloists were selected for this performance in collaboration with the V.O.I.C.Experience Foundation, a leading educational training program for opera singers. Presented by Savannah Philharmonic. Tickets are $16-$70, available by calling 912-525-5050 or going to www.lucastheatre.com.

FEB. 1

Homebuyer fair

8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 1. Eastside Golden Age Center, 409 Goebel Ave. A homebuyer fair will be Feb. 1 at the Eastside Golden Age Center. Learn how to achieve the dream of homeownership, step by step. Refreshments and lunch provided. RSVP to 912-447-5577.

Mighty Eighth Air Force Birthday Celebration

7 p.m. Feb. 1. The American Legion Post 135, second floor ballroom, 1108 Bull St. The American Legion Post 135 is celebrating the birthday of the Mighty Eighth Air Force as part of its 1108 Bull Street Building Centennial. The Mighty Eighth Army Air Force was activated in the Chatham Artillery Armory on Jan. 28, 1942. This celebration will take place Feb. 1 in the second floor of Post 135 in the ballroom. The dress is business casual (tie optional). There will be various WWII period displays, entertainment by the Vintage Vocals and remarks by Mighty Eighth Air Force dignitaries. $15 per person, hors d'oeuvres and cash bar. RSVP to 912-233-9277.

Free Family Day: PULSE

1-4 p.m. Feb. 1. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. Activate all your senses by creating art using light and sound, exploring interactive sculpture and experiencing a 3 p.m. multimedia performance by INVISIBLE, a "mechanical music museum." Special free "make your own GIF animation" workshop for middle and high schoolers begins at 10 a.m. Registration required at www.telfair.co/2014pulseregistration or by calling 912-790-8821.

Terry Kay book signing

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 1. The Book Lady Bookstore, 6 E. Liberty St. Terry Kay, award-winning author of 14 published works of fiction, including the beloved novels "To Dance with the White Dog" and "Runaway," will be at The Book Lady to sign his latest work, and his first book for children, "The Seventh Mirror." The event is free and open to the public and books will be available for purchase. Learn more at www.thebookladybookstore.com.

Free how-to workshop on installing crown molding

10 a.m. Feb. 1. Habitat ReStore Savannah, 1900 E. Victory Drive. The ReStore how-to workshops provide a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, please contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.

FEB. 5

Wilmington Island Farmers' Market meeting

6:30 p.m. Feb. 5. Frank G. Murray Community Center, 160 Whitemarsh Island Way. Wilmington Island Farmers' Market will host a public interest meeting at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5. The event is a general information meeting to discuss, answer questions and provide feedback regarding the market.

FEB. 7

First Friday for Folk

7:30 p.m. Feb. 7. Stewart Hall, First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave. First Friday for Folk Music will be Feb. 7. Festivities start at 7.30 p.m. and run till about 10 p.m. It is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and family-friendly evening of music in a coffeehouse setting. There is a suggested minimum donation of $5 to help support the event and other SFMS activities. All performers play gratis for SFMS. This month's show will feature Savannah Ceili Band and Friction Farm and will be hosted by Chris Desa. For more information, call 912-355-7172 or 912-898-1876 or go to www.savannahfolk.org.

Free dental cleanings for children

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 7. Savannah Technical College, 5717 White Bluff Road. Give Kids A Smile Day, a day of free dental care for children ages 3-18, will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 7 at Savannah Technical College in Gwen Goodman Hall Auditorium. For more information on Give Kids A Smile Day, call the office of Dr. Felix Maher at 352-0546.

FEB. 10

The St. Olaf Choir in Concert

7:30 p.m. Feb. 10. Armstrong Atlantic State University Fine Arts Auditorium, 11935 Abercorn St. The St. Olaf Choir, with 75 mixed voices, is the premier a cappella choir in the United States and the premier choral ensemble of St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. The St. Olaf Choir is perhaps best known for its annual performances in the St. Olaf Christmas Festival, one of the oldest Christmas musical celebrations in the United States. Tickets may be purchased in advance at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1 W. Ridge Road, Skidaway Island, from 2-5 p.m. Feb. 3-7; in advance at www.stolaftickets.com with a credit card; vy telephone at 1-800-363-5487 (telephone orders may be subject to additional fees); available remaining tickets will be on sale at the door on the day of the concert.

FEB. 13

Shuman Cup Cricket Tournament

9:30 a.m. Feb. 13. Shuman Elementary School, 415 Goebel Ave. Come cheer for the teams of the fourth annual Georgia History Festival colonial cricket tournament for Chatham County elementary schools. Local teams are introduced to the Georgia colony's favorite sport during this fun and educational experience. Team registration is open to all Savannah-Chatham County public schools. Call Shuman Elementary School at 912-395-4500 or go to www.georgiahistory.com for more information.

FEB. 15

Blizzard in Ardsley Park

3-5 p.m. Jan. 15. Tiedeman Park, across from Savannah Arts Academy. Join us for a fun-filled afternoon! We'll have "real" snow, inflatables, music and fun for the whole family. There is no charge to attend, just bring your mittens.

2014 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala

7 p.m. Feb. 15. Hyatt Regency Savannah, 2 W. Bay St. The Trustees Gala is the Georgia Historical Society's premiere annual event and the culmination of the Georgia History Festival. Each year, this elegant and much-anticipated evening draws top local, state and national leaders to honor and pay tribute to the best the state of Georgia has produced. Join us Feb. 15 as the Georgia Historical Society and Gov. Nathan Deal induct the 2014 Georgia Trustees, Arthur Blank and Billy Payne, at "Mojo Nights," an elegant evening of dinner and dancing. Learn more at www.georgiahistory.com.

Free how-to workshop on installing a toilet

10 a.m. Feb. 15. Habitat ReStore Savannah, 1900 E. Victory Drive. The ReStore how-to workshops provide a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, please contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.

FEB. 16

Savannah Friends of Music benefit concert

3 p.m. Feb. 16. Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church, 429 Abercorn St. Savannah Friends of Music will present Artur Kaganovskiy, violinist, and Eric Clark, pianist, in a concert of virtuoso violin works Feb. 16 at Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church. Tickets are $35 for adults and $10 for students and can be purchased at www.savannahfriendsofmusic.com or by sending a check to SFOM, P.O. Box 15873, Savannah, GA 31416, or at the door. Kaganovskiy is a protégé of the legendary violinist Isaac Stern. For more information, call 912-355-4252.

FEB. 17

'The Liberation of Paris' day camp

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 17. National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, 175 Bourne Ave., Pooler. The "Liberation of Paris" day camp will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 17 at the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force. The camp will include a tour of the museum, focusing on the liberation of Paris. Other activities will include instruction on mission planning, map reading, bombardier training, paratrooper training and the ground soldier experience (including camouflage, marching, staying warm and sampling food). Registration, including lunch and all activities, is $30 per child and will remain open until all available spots are filled. To register your child, please call the museum's Education Department at 912-988-1832 or email jhanna@mightyeighth.org.

FEB. 21

Southern Women's Show

10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 21; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 22; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 23. Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, 1 International Drive. Guests will enjoy a weekend extravaganza featuring shopping, fashion shows, cooking demonstrations, gourmet foods, health screenings, how-to workshops, makeovers, special celebrity guest appearances and much more. Each year, the Southern Women's Show attracts thousands of guests and unique exhibitors from across the region. Admission for adults is $10 at the door, $8 in advance online and $7 at local Walgreens stores. Admission for youth ages 6-12 is $5 at the door and in advance online. Children 6 and younger get in free with a paying adult. Parking is $5 per vehicle. For more information, go to www.southernshows.com/wsa.

FEB. 25

Armstrong's 'Moveable Feast' Series

6 p.m. Feb. 25. Temple Mickve Israel, 20 E. Gordon St. "What is College For? The Future of American Education" will be presented by Andrew Delbanco, Mendelson Family Chair of American Studies and Julian Clarence Levi, professor in the humanities at Columbia University. In this lecture, Delbanco will argue that as the commercialization of American higher education accelerates, more and more students are coming to college with the narrow aim of obtaining a pre-professional credential. His address will emphasize how a traditional four-year college experience is in danger of becoming a thing of the past. Arguing for what a true college education should be, this talk will encourage us to remember why making a strong liberal arts education available to as many young people as possible remains central to America's democratic promise. All events are free and open to the public. Learn more at www.armstrong.edu.

MARCH 1

Free Family Day: Seasons in Art

1-4 p.m. March 1. Telfair Academy, 121 Barnard St. Explore the seasons in art in the New York Accents exhibition and Telfair Museums' permanent collection, from George Bellows' "Snow Capped River" to Tim Rollins' "Midsummer Night's Dream." Hands-on activities for families explore warm and cool colors and impressionist painting techniques. Learn more at www.telfair.org.

Free how-to workshop on using caulking

10 a.m. March 1. Habitat ReStore Savannah, 1900 E. Victory Drive. The ReStore how-to workshops provide a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, please contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.

MARCH 2

Velvet Caravan plays Mickve Israel

3:30 p.m. March 2. Congregation Mickve Israel Synagogue, Monterey Square. Congregation Mickve Israel Synagogue will host the opening concert in its Sunday Concert Series at 3:30 p.m. March 2 at the synagogue. Velvet Caravan, led by violinist Ricardo Ochoa and guitarist Sasa Strunjas, will perform. The concert is open to the public. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling 912-233-1547, ext. 301.

MARCH 7

Global Women's Summit

March 7-8. The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. Global Women's Summits are part of a Global Women's Initiative to educate and enlighten women, teach them how to be highly successful, mission-based entrepreneurs and engage in meaningful discussions about women's needs and desires worldwide. Day 1: Experts will teach you every skill you need to catapult your business forward, from leadership and team building to raising capital. Day 2: You will learn life-changing principles through presentations and videos. You'll learn how to get "unstuck," create powerful beliefs and much more. For cost and more information, call 1-866-469-6636 or go to www.thewinonline.com/events/savannah.

MARCH 13

Women in Arts Symposium

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 13. Armstrong State University Student Union Ballroom and Ogeechee Theater. The Armstrong Department of Art, Music and Theater presents the 2014 Women In The Arts Symposium with paper presentations in each discipline at various times between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. in the Armstrong Student Union Savannah Ballroom and Ogeechee Theater. Admission is free. Call 344-2801 from noon to 3 p.m., weekdays, for information.

MARCH 15

Free how-to workshop on painting interior walls

10 a.m. March 15. Habitat ReStore Savannah, 1900 E. Victory Drive. The ReStore how-to workshops provide a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, please contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.

MARCH 22

Repticon: Savannah Reptile & Exotic Animal Show

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 22-23. Georgia Army National Guard Armory, 1248 Eisenhower Dr. Repticon Savannah is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages and merchandise. Participate in free raffles for enthusiasts, animal seminars and kid's activities. Admission for adults is $10, $5 for children (5-12) and free for children 4 and younger. For more information, go to www.repticon.com/savannah.html.

Sexual assault nurse examiner training

March 22-25. The Rape Crisis Center announces the upcoming sexual assault nurse examiner training, provided by the Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault, from March 22-25. Nurses receive financial compensation for each exam. This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited sanctioned body of the American Nurses Credentialing Center's COA. Register at www.gnesa.org, or for more information, email director@rccsav.org. The classroom training is 40 hours, and cost is $200, which is fully refundable upon completion of the course.

MARCH 27

Armstrong's 'Moveable Feast' Series

6 p.m. March 27. Georgia Historical Society, 501 Whitaker St. "Homeless: Poverty and Place in Urban America," lecture by Ella Howard, assistant professor of history at Armstrong. During the 10th century, many homeless Americans lived on skid rows, the best known of which was New York City's Bowery. Such spaces became more than urban poverty zones. Over time, they came to define the people who lived there. As she draws upon her training in humanities-based historical research, Howard will lend insight into the meaning of homelessness and poverty in 20th century America and offer a new perspective on the modern welfare system. All events are free and open to the public. Learn more at www.armstrong.edu.

MARCH 29

Outdoor Art Show and Children's Art Festival

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 29. Armstrong State University Fine Arts Hall Courtyard and Auditorium. The Armstrong Department of Art, Music and Theater's Outdoor Art Show and Children's Art Festival returns from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Fine Arts Hall Courtyard and Auditorium. This is a fun-filled event filled with arts activities for the entire family, including kids' art, music, theater and dance activities. The artwork of faculty, students and alumni will be available for purchase. Admission is free. Call 344-2801 from noon to 3 p.m. weekdays for information.

APRIL 2

Raku pizza night

5:30 p.m. April 2. Armstrong State University's Annex 2 Courtyard. The Armstrong Department of Art, Music and Theater ceramics program hosts Raku Pizza Night at 5:30 p.m. in the back of campus across from University Police at the Annex 2 Courtyard. View kiln fired pottery of Armstrong State University art majors and witness the kiln firing process firsthand. Admission is free. Call 344-2801 from noon to 3 p.m., weekdays, for information.

APRIL 5

Free Family Day: Garbage to Gardens

1-4 p.m. April 5. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. Get a head start on Earth Day by making "flowers and plants" by recycling plastic bottles, bags and paper. Be inspired by artist Karrie Hovey, who made an art garden at the Jepson Center entirely of recycled materials. Learn more at www.telfair.org.

Free how-to workshop on installing a dishwasher

10 a.m. April 5. Habitat ReStore Savannah, 1900 E. Victory Drive. The ReStore how-to workshops provide a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, please contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.

APRIL 11

Friends of Music luncheon and fashion show

11 a.m. April 11. Plantation Club at The Landings, 71 Green Island Road. The Savannah Friends of Music will host a "Rhythm and Style Luncheon and Fashion Show" on April 11 in the Plantation Club at The Landings. Hosted by Belk, the event will feature fashions by Eileen Fisher, Lilly Pulitzer, Ralph Lauren and Michael Kors. Festivities begin with a reception and raffle at 11 a.m. followed by lunch at noon and fashion show at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person or $500 for a table of 10. For information and/or reservations, call 912-234-3300. All proceeds will go to the SFOM's mission to support, sponsor and promote classical music and music education.

APRIL 19

Free how-to workshop on repairing a leaking toilet tank

10 a.m. April. 19. Habitat ReStore Savannah, 1900 E. Victory Drive. The ReStore how-to workshops provide a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, please contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.

APRIL 24

Armstrong's 'Moveable Feast' Series

7 p.m. April 24. Armstrong's Fine Arts Auditorium, 11935 Abercorn St. For the final course of "A Moveable Feast," the musical program will be at Armstrong's recently renovated Fine Arts Auditorium where Grundstad-Hall, a soprano, will perform works by Schubert, Schumann, Bach, Debussy, Puccini and Mozart. Also featured on the program will be Dominick Argento's "Letters from Composers," with Brian Luckett on guitar. A reception and final toast to living the life of the mind and the spirit to the fullest will follow the performance. All events are free and open to the public. Learn more at www.armstrong.edu.

MAY 3

Free how-to workshop on installing a bathroom fan

10 a.m. May 3. Habitat ReStore Savannah, 1900 E. Victory Drive. The ReStore how-to workshops provide a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, please contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.

MAY 17

Free how-to workshop on installing a doorbell

10 a.m. May 17. Habitat ReStore Savannah, 1900 E. Victory Drive. The ReStore how-to workshops provide a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, please contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.

JUNE 7

Free how-to workshop on installing a ceiling fan

10 a.m. June 7. Habitat ReStore Savannah, 1900 E. Victory Drive. The ReStore how-to workshops provide a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, please contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.

JUNE 21

Free how-to workshop on installing a window air conditioner

10 a.m. June 21. Habitat ReStore Savannah, 1900 E. Victory Drive. The ReStore how-to workshops provide a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, please contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.

JULY 12

Free how-to workshop on installing a kitchen faucet

10 a.m. July 12. Habitat ReStore Savannah, 1900 E. Victory Drive. The ReStore how-to workshops provide a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, please contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.

JULY 26

Free how-to workshop on installing ceramic tile

10 a.m. July 26. Habitat ReStore Savannah, 1900 E. Victory Drive. The ReStore how-to workshops provide a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, please contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.

ONGOING

Adult tennis lessons

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

Free Tae Kwon Do classes

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

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

3 p.m. Second Sundays. 5115 Ogeechee Road. Williams A Reed Memorial Post 660 meets the second Sunday of each month. Post meetings are at 5115 Ogeechee Road. For more information regarding our meetings or eligibility for membership in the VFW, call 912-235-3001.

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

6:30 p.m. Mondays. Savannah Arts Academy, 500 Washington St. The 13th Colony Sound Savannah Barbershop Chorus meets every Monday at Savannah Arts Academy. 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. For more information, call 912-927-6145 or 912-236-2705 or email lhadwin@earthlink.net.

Patriot Previews at The Habersham School

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

Harbour Lights Dancing

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

Bethesda Farm Stand selling organic produce

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

Psychotronic Film Night

8 p.m. Every Wednesday. The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. The Psychotronic Film Society of Savannah shows obscure and/or under-appreciated films from around the world every Wednesday. Whether extremely well-made or "so bad they're good," their selections are always rare, unique and memorable. Check their Facebook page for updated listings. For more information, call 912-232-4447 or go to www.sentientbean.com/events/view/1433.

MOMSNext Meeting

10-11:30 a.m. First and third Monday of each month. Islands YMCA, 66 Johnny Mercer Blvd. MOMSnext invites moms to come, just as they are, to experience personal growth and practical help relevant to mothering during the school-aged years. Childcare provided upon request. For more information, call 912-898-4344 or email kymmccarty@hotmail.com.

Toastmasters Club Meeting

Noon. Tuesdays. Saint Leo University, Room 3, 7426 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Ste A. The Small Business Chamber Toastmasters Club meets weekly at noon on Tuesdays at Saint Leo University. For more information, call Carol at 912-844-9139 or got to www.1280826.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. to 1 p.m. Every Saturday. Forsyth Farmer's Market, Bull Street and West Park Avenue. Farmers and local vendors will be at the south end of Forsyth Park. SNAP/EBT and WIC accepted. Free to browse. For more information, go to www.forsythfarmersmarket.org.

Savannah Women's Business Network

11 a.m. Second and fourth Wednesday of each month. The Exchange Tavern, 6710 Waters Ave. Come and join us for our luncheon/networking event. Cost for lunch. For more information, call 912-572-2362 or go to www.pnconnections.org.

Weekend cannon firings

9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, three times daily. Fort Pulaski National Monument, U.S. 80. The park features the nation's largest fully functional reproduction cannon. Historic weapon demonstrations follow historic guidelines and portray uniforms and equipment of the Civil War. Cost: $5 entrance free, ages 15 and younger free. For more information, call 912-786-5787 or go to www.nps.gov/fopu.

Jazz music

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

Thrift and gift store

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

Salvation Army Conservatory of the Performing Arts

5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Salvation Army, 3000 Bee Road. Classes in drama, brass, woodwind, vocal, dance, guitar and piano. All ages. Cost: $6 per lesson, fall, winter and spring quarters. For more information, call Lt. Shauntrice 912-352-8366.

Women's self-defense classes

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

Wonderful Wednesday

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

Dog Days

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

The Quilting Project

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

Savannah Sings!

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

Toddler Third Thursday

10-11:30 a.m. Every third Thursday. The Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St. This program is designed especially for pre-schoolers ages 3 to 5 and their adult companions. Toddlers will explore artwork from both our permanent and temporary exhibitions, followed by a visit to the Jepson Education Studios. Cost is $5 per child with adult admission. For more information, call 912-790-8800 or go to www.telfair.org.

Housing Authority of Savannah Neighborhood Resource Center

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

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

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

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

First Friday for Folk Music

7:30-9:30 p.m. First Friday of each month. First Presbyterian Church, 520 E. Washington Ave. Sponsored by the Savannah Folk Music Society, this smoke-free, alcohol-free and family-friendly event features local and touring folk musicians. Recommended donation of $2 per person. For more information, call 912-786-6953 or go to www.savannahfolk.org.

Dog walks

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

Safe Kids Savannah car seat safety inspection station

9 a.m. Every Wednesday. Safe Kids Savannah, 420 Mall Blvd. Child car seat safety inspections are done by certified child passenger safety technicians. They will help examine child safety seats for recalls and to make sure the seats are installed correctly. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 912-356-2160 or go to www.safekidssavannah.org.

Dance Party

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

Barbecue dinner and karaoke night

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

Fish fry

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

The Odd Lot Improv Comedy Troupe

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