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.
'Peter Pan Jr.'
7 p.m. March 6 and 8 and 3 p.m. March 9. Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St. Savannah Christian Prep presents the musical "Peter Pan Jr." from March 6-9. Tickets are $10 at www.scadboxoffice.com or by calling 912-525-5050.
'Africa on the Rise'
March 6. Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. Savannah Council on World Affairs presents "Africa On the Rise: How the Forgotten Continent Is More Important Than Ever to the United States" with speaker Todd Moss. Free for members, students and their families, educators and active military and their dependents and $10 for non-members.
'Paying for College'
5:30-7 p.m. March 6. Mansion on Forsyth Park, 700 Drayton St. This free forum is for parents and students of all ages. Register at www.collegesavingsfoundation.org. For more information, call 703-351-5091.
Auditions for 'Last Supper'
7 p.m. March 6. Habitat for Humanity, 4605 Ga. Hwy. 21, Rincon. Audition for "The Last Supper" on March 6 at 7 p.m. March 6 at Habitat for Humanity in Rincon. This musical theater production interprets Leonardo da Vinci's most challenging creation, the painting of The Last Supper. For information, call 912-657-1120 or 912-826-0206.
First Friday for Folk
7:30-10 p.m. March 7. Stewart Hall, First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave. The next First Friday for Folk Music will be at Stewart Hall on March 7. Requested donation is $5. The show will feature Jason Bible and Pete Love, hosted by Chris Desa. Call 912-898-1876 or go to www.savannahfolk.org.
World Day of Prayer
7 p.m. March 7. St. Philip A.M.E. Church, 613 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Savannah Church Women United will sponsor "Streams in the Desert," on March 7 at St. Philip A.M.E. Church.
5-8 p.m. March 7. St. Peter the Apostle Parish Center, 7020 Concord Road. The Islands Council of the Knights of Columbus will host its Lenten Fish Fry on March 7. Dinner cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children.
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 successful, mission-based entrepreneurs and engage in meaningful discussions. For prices and info, call 866-469-6636 or go to www.thewinonline.com/events/savannah.
Landings Giant Flea Market
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 8. Messiah Lutheran Church, 1 W. Ridge Road, Skidaway Island. The annual Landings Landlovers Giant Flea Market will take place March 8. Sales are cash only and benefit island organizations.
8:30 a.m. March 8. Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club, 601 Brewer St. The ladies of the Alpha Iota Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. and Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club will host the annual youth symposium, "Partners for Progress, Working Together to Build Bridges for Youth." The event will focus on the importance of partnerships in the community to support our youth. Male and female youth ages 13-18 are invited to attend this free event. The symposium will feature free workshops on HIV/AIDS, teen pregnancy, "Let's Move Campaign," education and literacy. The youth will have a panel discussion on bullying and self-esteem and will have the opportunity to dialogue on how to combat this growing issue. The last component will be a talent showcase. To register, go to www.aissgrho.wix.com/savannahalumnae.
St. Andrew's fundraiser
March 8. The Savannah Golf Club, 1661 E. President St. St. Andrew's School will host the 29th annual live auction and gala on March 8 at The Savannah Golf Club. The event is sponsored by 24e Design Co. and guests will be able to choose from numerous fine art selections, bid on a wide variety of silent and live auction items and enjoy dinner. The live section of the auction has gifts such as a room makeover from 24e, Samuel Adams brewery tour in Boston with a three-night stay, a black lab puppy, parties, trips, spa packages and much more. For tickets to the event, go to www.saintschool.com/liveauction.
Collard Green Festival
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 8. Promise Land Farm, 250 Monteith Road, Port Wentworth. Promise Land Farm's annual Collard Green Festival will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 8. The festival will include a parade, fun games for the kids, vendors, giveaways and raffles. The event is sponsored and partnered by Furniture Source West, FDR Ministries Inc. and SCL Foundation Southeast Region.
Gazing in the Garden
6:30-10 p.m. March 8. Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, 2 Canebrake Road. Begin the night with a classic 1950s sci-fi movie, followed by stargazing with provided telescopes (you can also bring your own.) Dress for evening weather, and bring non-alcoholic beverages and chairs or blankets. Free and open to the public. Learn more by calling 912-921-5460.
Veterans of Foreign Wars
3 p.m. March 9. 5115 Ogeechee Road. Williams A. Reed Memorial Post 660 meets the second Sunday of each month. The next meeting will be at 3 p.m. March 9. Post meetings are at 5115 Ogeechee Road. For more information on meetings or eligibility for membership in the VFW, call Commander Gail Hulette or Quartermaster George Maust at 912-235-3001 or go to the VFW Post 660 Facebook page.
Spring Break Art Colony
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 10-14, Telfair Museums. Stave off boredom! Spring Break Art Colony will take students on a journey, exploring Telfair Museums' three sites and exhibitions. Find inspiration with instruction in drawing, painting and printmaking. Students immerse themselves in innovative arts lessons taught by professional artists. Each week will feature two concurrent age-appropriate classes. Group A: Ages 8-9; Group B: Ages 10-12. To register or for more information, go to www.telfair.org/learn or call 912-790-8823. Telfair members' cost is $180; non-members; cost is $200.
'Impacting Women's Lives in Burma'
1:30 p.m. March 10. Armstrong Atlantic State University, Student Union's Ogeechee Theater. Armstrong Atlantic State University will host a free presentation by Amelia Iaderosa on March 10. This special lecture is open to the general public and will provide a rare insight into the challenging lives of women on the Thailand/Burmese border. Amelia Iaderosa, who is originally from the Savannah area and who has spent the last 12 months living and working in Thailand, will deliver a talk on her volunteer work with the Karen Women's Organization in both the refugee camps and over the border in Burma. The presentation will last about one hour with time for questions and discussion and is free of charge. Learn more at www.armstrong.edu.
Armstrong waives application fee for military
Armstrong Atlantic State University will be waiving the application fee for all active-duty, National Guard and Reserve military starting in spring 2014. Armstrong has earned a military friendly designation by www.miltaryvetjobs.com, and was ranked as military friendly by G.I. Jobs magazine in its Military Friendly Schools List in 2012 and 2013. Armstrong is also part of a network of universities that guarantees transferability of credits for military students, provides in-state tuition for members of the military and their families and offers college credit for military experience. Additionally, as a complement to its main campus in Savannah, Armstrong operates the Armstrong Liberty Center in Hinesville, which helps members of the military community and their families pursue higher education and earn college degrees in key fields. Learn more at www.armstrong.edu.
'Irish Savannah' book signing
3 to 5 p.m. March 11. E. Shaver, bookseller, 326 Bull St. Sheila Winders will be signing her newly published book "Irish Savannah" from 3 to 5 p.m. March 11 at E. Shaver, bookseller. Free and open to the public. Learn more at www.eshaverbooks.com.
Trustees' flower show features Hugh Acheson
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 12 and 13. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St. Trustees' Garden Club will host "GLORIOSA: Art in Bloom," a Garden Club of America flower show, March 12 and 13 at the Jepson Center for the Arts. The show includes displays in floral design, horticulture, photography and a conservation exhibit. There are many classes under each division, including floral interpretations of paintings of the grand masters, impressionism and the Telfair's Varnedoe Modern Art collection. Admission is free for Telfair members and $12 for non-members. In addition to the show, on March 12, Julia Reed, writer on food, politics and the South, will speak at 10:30 a.m. in the Jepson auditorium. Reed is a contributing editor at Newsweek. At 1 p.m. March 12, Chef Hugh Acheson, "Top Chef" judge and cookbook author, will speak. His latest restaurant, The Florence, will open this spring in Savannah. Tickets are available to Telfair members covering admission to both speakers for $25. Non-members will pay $37 (this includes both speakers and admission to the Telfair and flower show). Purchase tickets at www.trusteesgardenclub.com or mail a check made out to Trustees' Garden Club to 404 E. Bryan St., Savannah, GA 31401. Call 912-660-5604 or 912-644-5723 with questions.
Spring Open House
5-8 p.m. March 12. Wallflower Cottage, 1515 Abercorn St. Join us between 5-8 p.m. March 12 for Wallflower Cottage's spring open house. Enjoy light refreshments while you see the new collection of local art, gifts and accessories.
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 & Theatre 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.
Sustainativity hosts event for Second Harvest
6-8 p.m. March 13. Second Harvest Food Bank, 2501 E. President St. Local nonprofit Sustainativity is hosting an event at Second Harvest Food Bank from 6-8 p.m. March 13. The group is funding a lighting retrofit for Second Harvest's office/warehouse facility. This will result in $3,000 per year of savings, which allows them to provide 15,000 more meals annually. The event features food from Second Harvest chefs, local beer from Southbound Brewing Co., Moon River Brewing and Coastal Empire Beer Co. and live music from The Accomplices. Tickets are $30 and all proceeds go to the lighting retrofit project. Tickets are available at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/566685.
Free how-to workshop on painting interior walls
10 a.m. March 15. Habitat ReStore Savannah, 1900 E. Victory Drive. Habitat ReStore Savannah will offer free, bi-weekly, in-store workshops. All classes are at 10 a.m., with a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 15. Hilton Garden Inn Savannah/Midtown, 5711 Abercorn St. Land of Misfit Toys from Pembroke is throwing its first toy, comic and video game Collectifest on March 15. This event is sponsored by SavCon, the Savannah nostalgia and anime convention. Collectifest is a one-day event that will have thousands of '80s and anime action figures for sale. Special guest for this event will be Savannah's own comedian/actor Michael "Redbone" Alcott.
Tara Feis Irish Celebration
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 15. Emmet Park. The Tara Feis Irish Festival returns this year during St. Patrick's Day weekend. The famous non-alcoholic Irish celebration is set to take place at Emmet Park on March 15. The event is sponsored by the City of Savannah and is free and open to the public.
Fort Pulaski commemorates Women's History Month
March 15-16. Fort Pulaski National Monument, U.S. Hwy. 80. Fort Pulaski National Monument will commemorate Women's History Month with a weekend of programs focusing on women in the Civil War era on March 15-16. Union and Confederate armies forbade the enlistment of women. To honor those women who served in the American Civil War, the park's historic weapons demonstrations will feature the park's female staff and volunteers on March 15. The musket firing demonstration at noon and cannon firing demonstrations at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. will be solely performed by women. On March 16, Fort Pulaski National Monument will present two historical fashion shows featuring garments of the Civil War era. At 1 p.m. visitors will enjoy a presentation of Victorian Secrets: Civil War Ladies Undergarments. Immediately following, there will be a Civil War Ladies Fashion Show. On March 15-16, Mark Watts, a Civil War re-enactor, will provide clothes-making demonstrations on a period sewing machine, using patterns and fabrics of the 19th century. Fort Pulaski is located 12 miles east of Savannah. The entrance fee is $5 per adult. Children younger than 16 get in free. Learn more at www.nps.gov/fopu.
Art on Tap
5-8 p.m. Feb. 20. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. Jepson Cafe hosts a blend of happy hour and art, featuring a different brewery or winery each month at Art on Tap. Tickets are $10 for members and $15 for non-members and include one drink ticket, light appetizers and museum admission. Red Hare Brewing will be the featured brewery. A wine and beer cash bar will be available and the Jepson Cafe will be open for dinner. Purchase tickets at www.telfair.org/artontap.
Repticon: Savannah Reptile and Exotic Animal Show
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 22-23. Georgia Army National Guard Armory, 1248 Eisenhower Drive. Repticon Savannah is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages and merchandise. Participate in free raffles held for enthusiasts, animal seminars and kid's activities. Admission is $10 for adults, $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 email@example.com. The classroom training is 40 hours, and cost is $200, which is fully refundable upon completion of the course.
Artist-In-The-Round Performance Series
8:30 p.m. March 22. Ships of the Sea Museum, 41 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The Artist-In-The-Round Performance Series will feature songs and stories from four talented Southern singer/songwriters together on one stage as part of the Savannah Music Festival. The Southern Soul Assembly Tour features JJ Grey, Marc Broussard, Anders Osborne and Luther Dickinson. Doors open at 8 p.m. at Ships of The Sea Museum. Tickets are $48. For more information, call 912-232-1511 or go to www.shipsofthesea.org.
Children's bereavement camp
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 22. Sergeant Jasper State Park, 1458 Red Dam Road, Hardeeville. The United Hospice Foundation is hosting Camp Cocoon for any child ages 7-17 who has experienced a loved one's death. The camp is a setting where children can be surrounded by love, compassion and understanding. Camp Cocoon provides healing through play and activity. The camp will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 22 at Sergeant Jasper State Park in Hardeeville. Space is limited. For more information please contact United Hospice of Beaufort 843-522-0476 or visit www.unitedhospicefoundation.org."
Science Night at Benedictine
6-8 p.m. March 26. Benedictine Military School, 6502 Seawright Drive. Benedictine Military School will host the third annual Science Night from 6-8 p.m. March 26. There will be activities for all ages, including drive your own Mars Rover, blow something up in the chemistry lab, take a tour of the solar system and galaxy, look through a telescope, see the planets and listen to speakers from all areas of scientific research and employment. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 912-644-6540, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.thebc400.com.
Basic Gun Safety Class
8:30 a.m.-noon. March 22. The Chatham County Sheriff's Office firearms instructors offer a basic gun safety class for Chatham County residents from 8:30 a.m.-noon the third Saturday of every month. The cost is $25. If interested in attending the class, contact Sgt. Glisson at 912-652-6959 to sign up, as class sizes are limited for safety reasons. Those interested do not need to own a firearm to attend the class.
Health insurance enrollment fair
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 22. Savannah Civic Center, 2nd floor, O'Connor, Simms & Traub rooms. Get the Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace enrollment assistance you need from certified application counselors. You must bring the following documents for every member of a household who needs insurance coverage to complete your application: Social Security card(s), birth certificate(s) or legal immigrant number(s) and employer proof of income (pay stub, W2 form, tax return). Participate for a chance to win a $100 Walmart gift card. Limited quantities of bagged lunches and parking reimbursement incentives will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
Alzheimer's Association fundraiser
March 27. Coach's Corner, 3016 E. Victory Drive. On March 27, the Coastal Georgia Alzheimer's Association is having a fundraiser at Coach's Corner on Victory Drive. There will be a raffle, silent auction and free throw contest with Harlem Globetrotter Gator Rivers. Learn more at www.alz.org/georgia.
Armstrong's 'Moveable Feast' Series
6 p.m. March 27. Georgia Historical Society, 501 Whitaker St. Ella Howard, assistant professor of history at Armstrong, will present the lecture "Homeless: Poverty and Place in Urban America." During the 20th 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.
Local adoption agency hosts banquet
6:30 p.m. March 27. Savannah Marriott Riverfront. Local adoption agency Covenant Care Services invites residents of Savannah and Coastal Georgia to its annual fundraising dinner banquet. It will be an opportunity to hear first-hand from those served by Covenant Care's ministry and to donate in support of adoption. The banquet will feature keynote speaker Dan Cruver, founder and director of Together for Adoption and author of "Reclaiming Adoption." There is no charge to attend, although seating is limited and advance reservations are required. The public can reserve a seat at www.adoptsavannah.com. Donations will be received the night of the event to benefit Covenant Care's adoption services in Savannah and Coastal Georgia.
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 & Theatre's Outdoor Art Show and Children's Art Festival returns from March 29 in the Fine Arts Hall Courtyard and Auditorium. A fun-filled event filled with arts activities for the entire family will include 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.
Raku pizza night
5:30 p.m. April 2. Armstrong State University's Annex 2 Courtyard. The Armstrong Department of Art, Music & Theatre 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.
Savannah Center for Blind community lunch
Noon-1 p.m. April 4. Hellenic Center, 14 W. Anderson St. Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision will host its second annual Vision Quest Luncheon at the Hellenic Center on April 4. Featured speakers include community leaders O.C. Welch and Judge Robert Falligant. The event is sponsored by IKEA and is free and open to the public. Call the center to RSVP at 912-236-4473.
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. Habitat ReStore Savannah will offer free, bi-weekly, in-store workshops. All classes are at 10 a.m., with a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.
Gary Sinise and The Lt. Dan Band
5 p.m. April 6. Donovan Field, Fort Stewart. Gary Sinise and The Lt. Dan Band will give a free performance at 5 p.m. April 6 at Donovan Field at Fort Stewart. The event is free and open to the public. Non-military personnel may enter through Gate 1 with a valid driver's license, registration and insurance card. Pets, smoking, grills, coolers, bottles and weapons are prohibited. Vendors will be on site. For more information, go to www.stewartmwr.com.
Sixth annual Tybee Wine Festival
April 9-13. Tybee Island. Kick off spring with a beach weekend getaway on Tybee Island for the sixth annual Tybee Wine Festival from April 9-13. Presented by Friends of the Tybee Theater Inc., the festival offers visitors five dynamic wine pairing events featuring international wines, fresh coastal cuisine, cooking demonstrations and live entertainment at various island hotspots, including the iconic Tybee Light Station, popular local eateries and beachside. All proceeds benefit the restoration of the historic Tybee Post Theater. For ticket information, go to www.Tybeewinefestival.com or call 912-663-1099.
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.
Horizons Roast & Toast
6:30 p.m. April 11. Savannah Station, 601 Cohen St. The first Horizons Savannah Roast & Toast will take place at 6:30 p.m. April 11 at Savannah Station. Tickets are $100 per person and include a fresh, locally sourced dinner from Thrive Catering. To buy tickets for this event, go to www.horizonssavannah.org or call 912-961-8854.
Art on Tap
5-8 p.m. Feb. 20. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. Jepson Cafe hosts a blend of happy hour and art, featuring a different brewery or winery each month at Art on Tap. Tickets are $10 for members and $15 for non-members, which includes one drink ticket, light appetizers and museum admission. Moon River Brewing Co. will be the featured brewery. A wine and beer cash bar will be available and the Jepson Cafe will be open for dinner. Purchase tickets at www.telfair.org/artontap.
Free how-to workshop on repairing a leaking toilet tank
10 a.m. April. 19. Habitat ReStore Savannah, 1900 E. Victory Drive. Habitat ReStore Savannah will offer free, bi-weekly, in-store workshops. All classes are at 10 a.m., with a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.
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.
Chatham County Sheriff's Office Poker Run
8 a.m. April 27. Napa Auto Parts, 220 Eisenhower Drive. The 14th annual Chatham County Sheriff's Office Poker Run will take place April 27 (rain date is May 4). Registration begins at 8 a.m. at Napa Auto Parts. Funds raised support the Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes by providing Christmas gifts, back-to-school items and furniture for the cottages. First-place poker hand wins $500. Lunch is also provided. Go to www.chathamsheriff.org for more details.
Free how-to workshop on installing a bath fan
10 a.m. May 3. Habitat ReStore Savannah, 1900 E. Victory Drive. Habitat ReStore Savannah will offer free, bi-weekly, in-store workshops. All classes are at 10 a.m., with a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.
Savannah Promise Walk for Preeclampsia
May 3. J.F. Gregory Park, Richmond Hill. The first Savannah Promise Walk for Preeclampsia will be May 3 at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill. For more information, go to www.promisewalk.org/savannah.
Free how-to workshop on installing a doorbell
10 a.m. May 17. Habitat ReStore Savannah, 1900 E. Victory Drive. Habitat ReStore Savannah will offer free, bi-weekly, in-store workshops. All classes are at 10 a.m., with a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.
Free how-to workshop on installing a ceiling fan
10 a.m. June 7. Habitat ReStore Savannah, 1900 E. Victory Drive. Habitat ReStore Savannah will offer free, bi-weekly, in-store workshops. All classes are at 10 a.m., with a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.
Tybee Tour of Homes
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 7. Tybee Island. Spend the day at Georgia's beach and enjoy the 2014 Tybee Island Tour of Homes and luncheon. This year, the tour showcases nine island homes, from tiny coastal cottages to oceanfront dream homes, plus serves a box lunch at the Tybee Island Maritime Academy. Proceeds will benefit the new Tybee Island Maritime Academy Charter School and Rising TYde Community Food Pantry. Ticket prices are $40 in advance, $45 day of tour. Go to www.tybeetourofhomes.com for ticket information.
Free how-to workshop on installing a window air conditioner
10 a.m. June 21. Habitat ReStore Savannah, 1900 E. Victory Drive. Habitat ReStore Savannah will offer free, bi-weekly, in-store workshops. All classes are at 10 a.m., with a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.
Free how-to workshop on installing a kitchen faucet
10 a.m. July 12. Habitat ReStore Savannah, 1900 E. Victory Drive. Habitat ReStore Savannah will offer free, bi-weekly, in-store workshops. All classes are at 10 a.m., with a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.
Free how-to workshop on installing ceramic tile
10 a.m. July 26. Habitat ReStore Savannah, 1900 E. Victory Drive. Habitat ReStore Savannah will offer free, bi-weekly, in-store workshops. All classes are at 10 a.m., with a variety of expert-led workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all experience levels. For more information about the workshops, contact Charles Austin, ReStore manager, at 912-655-3416.
Basic Gun Safety Class
8:30 a.m.-noon. Third Saturday of every month. The Chatham County Sheriff's Office firearms instructors offer a basic gun safety class for Chatham County civilians on the third Saturday of every month from 8:30 a.m. until noon. The tuition is $25. If interested in attending the class, please contact Sgt. Glisson at 912-652-6959 to sign up as class sizes are limited for safety reasons. Those interested do not need to own a firearm to attend the class.
Free support group for new and expectant parents
10-11:30 a.m. the first Tuesday of each month. Erigo, 5301 Paulsen St. Come meet fellow parents and their children to discuss and learn different ways to enjoy parenthood. Cate Glyn-Jones, registered nurse, midwife and lactation consultant, will be on hand to answer all of your questions. This is a free event with refreshments served. To learn more, contact 912-544-6387 or email@example.com.
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.
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.
Honor Flight Savannah seeks veterans, volunteers
Honor Flight Savannah is offering WW II and Korean War era veterans living in southeast Georgia and southeastern South Carolina an all expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., to visit their war memorials. To register for a trip or to volunteer to serve as a guardian on a trip, go to www.honorflightsavannah.org or call 912-925-7280. Honor Flight Savannah is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing free trips to Washington, D.C., for area veterans. Funding for trips is dependent on contributions from community citizens and businesses.
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.
Tuesdays, 12:15-1 p.m. Rincon Recovery Resources, 613 Towne Park Drive West, Suite 103. Midday yoga uses Hatha yoga style. Call 912-826-0918 for more information.
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 email@example.com.
Patriot Previews at The Habersham School
8:15-9 a.m. Thursdays. The true culture of a school is best experienced during a personal tour. Tours of The Habersham School are available every Thursday from 8:15-9 a.m. by appointment only. This is the time to visit our classrooms, meet our head of school and principal and discuss our unique mission. To reserve your spot, contact 912-509-0540 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Harbour Lights Dancing
Second and fourth Friday of each month. City of Port Wentworth Community House. If you are interested in line dancing or square dancing, call Larry O'Pry at 912-429-0492. Dancing takes place in the City of Port Wentworth Community House the second and fourth Friday of each month.
Bethesda Farm Stand selling organic produce
3-5:30 p.m. Thursdays. Bethesda Academy, 9520 Ferguson Ave. This popular organic farm stand, managed by Bethesda students and staff, sells fresh produce, organic garden seedlings and farm-fresh eggs. Students are actively involved in planting, cultivating and harvesting all items on-site at Bethesda Academy using sustainable, organic farming techniques. For more information, go to www.bethesdaacademy.org or call 912-351-2061.
Psychotronic Film Night
8 p.m. Every Wednesday. The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. The Psychotronic Film Society of Savannah shows obscure and/or under-appreciated films from around the world every Wednesday. Whether extremely well-made or "so bad they're good," their selections are always rare, unique and memorable. Check their Facebook page for updated listings. For more information, call 912-232-4447 or go to www.sentientbean.com/events/view/1433.
10-11:30 a.m. First and third Monday of each month. Islands YMCA, 66 Johnny Mercer Blvd. MOMSnext invites moms to come, just as they are, to experience personal growth and practical help relevant to mothering during the school-aged years. Childcare provided upon request. For more information, call 912-898-4344 or email email@example.com.
Toastmasters Club Meeting
Noon. Tuesdays. 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.
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.
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.