Lecture by Karrie Hovey
6 p.m. March 27, Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St., on Telfair Square. San Francisco-based artist Karrie Hovey aims to raise awareness of the creative possibilities of recycled materials. Free and open to the public. Learn more at www.telfair.org.
5:30-8 p.m. March 27. Coach's Corner, 3016 E. Victory Drive. Coastal Georgia Alzheimer's Association is having a fundraiser at Coach's Corner. There will be a raffle and silent auction. Barry Johnson and Billy Greer of Kansas will be the entertainment along with former Harlem Globetrotters Larry "Gator" Rivers and Bruce "Sugar Bear" Capers. Learn more at www.alz.org/georgia.
'A Moveable Feast'
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." Free, open to the public. Learn more at www.armstrong.edu.
Adoption agency banquet
6:30 p.m. March 27. Savannah Marriott Riverfront. Covenant Care Services invites the public to its annual fundraising dinner banquet. There is no charge to attend, although seating is limited and reservations are required. Reserve a seat at www.adoptsavannah.com.
Tea At Mrs. Davenport's
4:30 p.m. March 27. Isaiah Davenport House Museum, 324 E. State St. Learn about tea traditions and experience an early 19th-century tea in the historic Davenport House Museum. Admission is $18. Learn more at www.davenporthousemuseum.org.
Free financial education
5 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m. March 27. Hilton Garden Inn, 5711 Abercorn St. Financial Education Services will sponsor three free seminars. For information, call 912-232-6048 or 301-213-6212.
2-5 p.m. March 28. E. Shaver, bookseller, 326 Bull St. Julie Lowenthal will be signing the "Johnny Harris Restaurant Cookbook." Learn more at www.eshaverbooks.com.
Kirk Varnedoe Collection
Through July 27. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St. Assembled in honor of the late Savannah native, scholar and MoMA curator Kirk Varnedoe, the collection contains some of the finest examples of contemporary art in the Telfair's collection. Admission is $12 for adults, $5 for students with ID and Telfair members get in free. Learn more at www.telfair.org.
Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels is seeking volunteers. For more details, contact Lauren at Senior Citizens Inc. at 912-236-0363, ext. 141 or email@example.com.
Free adult swim lessons
The Chatham County Aquatic Center, through a partnership with U.S. Masters Swimming, is looking for adults to participate in free swim lessons. The program is reaching out to adults who are disadvantaged through income or disability. Lessons are taught during the day and evening. Each lesson is a one-hour session taught by a certified instructor. Now taking sign-ups for April swim lessons. For more information, contact Mary Ryan Aimar at 912-652-6793.
March 28-31, April 4-5. Jim Ingham Black Box Theatre, No. 7 Cedarwood, Tybee Island. The Tybee Arts Association's Tybee Arts Performing Society is gearing up for a comedy. Touted as a "black comedy about white trash," "Sordid Lives" is a twisted tale about a family of dysfunctional characters. Performance dates are March 28-31 and April 4-5. Friday, Saturday and Monday evening curtain is 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees are at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 ($15 for TAA members). Seating is limited and reservations are strongly suggested. RSVP at 912-786-5920 or www.tybeearts.org.
Armstrong hosts Faculty Lecture Series
Noon. March 28. The Ogeechee Theatre at the Armstrong Student Union, 11935 Abercorn St. Armstrong Atlantic State University will host a collaborative lecture emphasizing the connection between the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Health Professions. The lecture will discuss experiences by using student actors as patient models, both in a hospital and ambulatory care setting. Qualitative and quantitative data in the areas of clinical performance, communication and teamwork skills will be presented. The interdisciplinary lecture will be delivered by radiation therapy clinical coordinator Dr. Laurie Adams, professor of health science Dr. Janet R. Buelow and associate professor of theater Pamela Z. Sears. This event is free and open to the public. Learn more at www.armstrong.edu.
'Music in the Parlour with Diana'
1-3 p.m. March 29-30. 410 E. Gaston St. Step into the past for an intimate view of Victorian life in Savannah full of music and history that will delight. Cost is $30 per person and homemade sweet tea and scones will be served. Reservations required. Call 912-236-2866, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.dianainsavannah.com. for more information.
Free vessel safety check
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 29. Landing Harbor Marina. The Coast Guard has a program for free vessel safety checks, which are performed by the various Auxiliary Flotillas of the Coast Guard. The Auxiliary Flotillas are scattered throughout the U.S. The inspections are conducted by trained auxiliary personnel. The benefits of these safety checks are the prevention of citations by ensuring a vessel meets federal, state and local safety equipment requirements, identifying possible equipment defects to avoid costly breakdowns, avoiding boating accidents and injuries and providing a better understanding of use and care of a vessel's marine safety equipment. These free inspections are accomplished by scheduled visits by trained flotilla personnel to the various marines and landing ramps in the Savannah area. Contact Flotilla 10-2 at www.savannahaux.com or George Scuorzo at 912-756-5152 or email@example.com.
Nan Marshall book signing
2-5 p.m. March 29. E. Shaver, bookseller, 326 Bull St. Nan Marshall will be at E. Shaver on March 29 signing her new book, "What Would George Do?: Advice from Our Founding Father." The book takes George Washington's famous code of conduct "The Rules of Civility" and uses it to build an engaging, entertaining discourse on manners of the past for the modern day. Learn more at www.eshaverbooks.com.
Noon-2 p.m. March 29. Hubert Middle School. Bobbie Duarte-Garcia and Beth Jones will present a Zumba Party in Pink to raise money for Susan G. Komen For the Cure on March 29 from noon to 2 p.m. at Hubert Middle School. Childcare will be provided. The community is invited to attend for a $10 donation with all proceeds to go directly to Susan G. Komen For the Cure. Middle and high school students are invited to attend for a $5 donation per student with their school ID.
Community Field Day
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 29. T.A. Wright Stadium, Savannah State University Campus. The Healthcare Committee of the Savannah State Collegiate Chapter of NAACP, in collaboration with the Mother May I Foundation, will be hosting Savannah's Day of Youth in Motion: A Community Field Day. Field days aren't only a fun experience one may have had in grade school, but an effective way to make being active an enjoyable encounter. The event will be March 29 at T.A. Wright Stadium on Savannah State University's campus. Admission is free. Learn more at www.savannahstate.edu.
9-11 a.m. March 29. First Baptist Church of Rincon, Chapel, 201 E. 6th St. First Baptist Church of Rincon will host a candidate's forum on ethics, morality and principles, moderated by Rincon Mayor Ken Lee, on March 29. This is a non-partisan event and all candidates in the 1st and 12th Districts are invited. The goal is to allow Christians and other citizens an opportunity to hear from candidates and elected officials regarding their beliefs on ethics, principles and morality.
St. Andrew's run/walk
8 a.m. March 29. St. Andrew's School, Wilmington Island. St. Andrew's is hosting the first 5K Trail Run on March 29 at the school on Wilmington Island. The event is sponsored by Lighthouse Pizza and Vicki's on Tybee. The Kid Run (age 10 and younger) begins at 8 a.m., 5K Run begins at 8:15 a.m. and 5K Walk begins at 9:30 a.m. Register online at www.fleetfeetsavannah.com/lions. Cost is $25 and supports St. Andrew's student athletes.
Recycling Art Workshop for Teens
10 a.m.-noon. March 29, Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St., on Telfair Square. Noted San Francisco-based artist Karrie Hovey will raise awareness of the creative possibilities of recycled materials through a fun art workshop for teens. Hovey has created her art in venues across the U.S and China, highlighting issues from recycling to endangered species. Hovey's vibrant installation, "The Garden Grows: Inside and Out" is on display at the Jepson Center for the Arts. The installation and related programs are free of charge, thanks to funding from the City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs. Learn more at www.telfair.org.
Free vessel safety check
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 30. Landing Harbor Marina. The Coast Guard has a program for free vessel safety checks, which are performed by the various Auxiliary Flotillas of the Coast Guard. Contact Flotilla 10-2 at www.savannahaux.com or George Scuorzo at 912-756-5152 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online RN-BSN program open house
Noon-1 p.m. March 31. Learn about Armstrong's fully online program of study, designed for licensed registered nurses who wish to pursue the bachelor's degree in nursing. The program is nationally accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education and approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing. Meet the professors, explore online course requirements and discover employment possibilities. Learn how to apply for this popular program at Armstrong and how to get ahead in this fast-growing health care field. Presenters include Armstrong nursing professors Dr. Marilyn O'Mallon, Dr. Ann Hallock, Debra Behringer and nurse recruiter Malissa Kennedy. This event is free and open to the public. Register at www.armstrong.edu/rn-bsn-online-openhouse.
Savannah TEA Party meeting
5 p.m. March 31. Tubby's Tank House, Thunderbolt. The Savannah TEA Party will host a meeting on March 31 at Tubby's in Thunderbolt. Social hour begins at 5 p.m. and meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. with guest speakers David Guldenschuh, Convention of States, State Legislative Liaison and Jacquie Peterson, Convention of States, State Director. For more information, contact Jeanne Seaver at 912-663-8728, email@example.com, www.savannahteaparty.com, Facebook, Twitter.
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.
Paint the Town Maroon
Noon. April 3. Johnson Square. Armstrong Atlantic State University will host a city-wide celebration of Pirate pride in Johnson Square, with The Savannah Bank serving as the presenting sponsor. Armstrong alumni, students, faculty, staff and supporters will gather to celebrate the university's 2013-2014 fundraising successes and to underscore how critical Armstrong is in our community. This event is free and open to the public and will feature food, prizes and more. Learn more at www.armstrong.edu.
Spring plant swap
8-11 a.m. April 4. Jane Fishman's West Boundary Street Garden. The spring plant swap will be April 4 at Jane Fishman's West Boundary Street garden. This is the 19th annual plant swap gathering. Swaps occur the first Saturday in October and the first Saturday in April. The swaps allow people to share what they no longer want in their garden with people who are looking for something new.
No money is exchanged. The garden sits between Chatham Steel (501 W. Boundary St.) and SCAD's Boundary Hall (415 W. Boundary St.). Stories, seeds, roots and rhizomes are welcome. Participants do not have to bring plants or money to attend. Call 912-484-3045 for more 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.
'Pinkalicious, The Musical'
7 p.m. April 4, 5, 11 and 12; 3 p.m. April 6 and 13. Savannah Children's Theatre, 2160 E Victory Drive. The Savananh Children's Theatre will present "Pinkalicious, The Musical," for two weekends. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for children, military and seniors. The Pretty In Pink Cupcake Party will take place after the April 5 performance. Join the pink-loving star of the show for cupcake decorating, pink lemonade and more! Child's ticket is $35 and adult tickets is $15 (includes the show.) Learn more at www.savannahchildrenstheatre.org.
First Friday For Folk Music
7:30-10 p.m. April 4. First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave., Stewart Hall. The First Friday for Folk Music will be April 4 at Stewart Hall, First Presbyterian Church A $5 minimum suggested donation is requested to support the event and other SFMS activities. The featured performing acts are David Alley with Ryan and Patti Kelly and Mark Carter with host Chris Desa. Learn more at www.savannahfolk.org.
Free Family Day: Garbage to Gardens
1-4 p.m. April 5, Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St., on Telfair Square. Telfair Museums will host a free Family Day at the Jepson Center for the Arts as part of its monthly Free Family Day series, which is free and open to the public. Participants can get a head start on Earth Day and make "flowers and plants" by recycling plastic bottles, bags and paper. Be truly inspired by artist Karrie Hovey, who made an art garden at the Jepson Center entirely of recycled materials. The event is free of charge. Learn more at www.telfair.org.
100 Black Men of Savannah Scholarship & Awards Gala
6 p.m. April 5. Hyatt Regency Harbor Side Center, 2 W. Bay St. Come and support the 100 Black Men of Savannah at the 18th annual Scholarship & Awards Gala, our primary fundraiser supporting four core-mentoring programs. Tickets are $100 each or $1,000 per table, due by March 28. After that date, tickets are $125 each or $1,250 per table. To purchase tickets, go to www.100blackmensav.org/gala or call 912-303-8006.
Music Medicine Institute partners with library
2-3:30 p.m. April 5 and 19. Southwest Chatham Library, 14097 Abercorn St. As part of its continuing efforts to serve the needs of Savannah-area military and civilian families, the Music Medicine Institute and Live Oak Public Libraries will once again collaborate to office a series of free events to coincide with April's celebration of Month of the Military Child. These programs will take place from 2-3:30 p.m. on April 5 and 19 at Southwest Chatham Library. The events are open to all children ages 6-10 and involve therapeutic musical workshops intended to foster creative expression and healthy living. Go to www.musicmedicine.org or www.liveoakpl.org for more information.
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.
Junior League Fit Kids Fest
2-5 p.m. April 5. Optimist Field, Daffin Park. Fit Kids Fest is a free community event, focused on increasing awareness and prevention of childhood obesity by providing children and their parents with resources and tools to help them make more educated choices and live more active, healthy lifestyles. The event will host a Healthy Eating Challenge, providing tips on making healthy meals and snacks, and offering several opportunities for children to engage in physical activity. Admission to Fit Kids Fest is free. The first 250 children who attend Fit Kids Fest will receive a free ticket to the Savannah Sand Gnats baseball game taking place later that evening at Historic Grayson Stadium, next to Optimist Field.
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.
April 11-13. Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. GnomeCon, a locally organized science fiction/fantasy and gaming convention, will take place April 11-13 at the Coastal Georgia Center. Writer/director Larry Blamire, one of this year's guests of honor, will host screenings of his films "The Lost Skeleton of Cadavera" and "Trail of the Screaming Forehead." There will also be panels featuring Blamire and other guests, authors Jody Lynn Nye and Bill Fawcett, and Savannah-area puppeteer Angela Beasley. For the diehard gamers, GnomeCon offers hundreds of European and private press board games for play, role-playing games, miniatures and collectible card games. GnomeCon will also host a Magic: The Gathering qualifier. All events are open to registered attendees only. Cost to attend all three days starts at $40, with various pre-registration packages and benefits available. Full details are available at www.gnomecon.org.
TEA Party Rally
Noon. April 12. Ellis Square. Meet many of the candidates hoping to win your vote in the primary election May 20 at the TEA Party Rally on April 12 at Ellis Square with keynote speaker Doc Thompson from The Blaze. For more information, contact Marolyn Overton at 912-598-7358, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.savannahteaparty.com, Facebook, Twitter.
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.
Easter Blast at Skidaway
1-3 p.m. April 19. Skidaway Island State Park. Bring the whole family to Skidaway Island State Park for a day filled with hayrides, games and crafts. Cost is $3 plus $5 parking. For more information, call 912-598-2300.
7 p.m. April. Frank G. Murray Community Center, 160 Whitemarsh Island Road. Dance begins with waltz lesson from 7-8 p.m. and social dancing continues from 8-10 p.m. April 19. Admission for USA Dance members is $10 and $15 for non-members. Please bring refreshments for the party.
Blacksmithing at Pin Point
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 19. Pin Point Heritage Museum, 9924 Pin Point Ave. Join the Pin Point Heritage Museum to celebrate the tradition of blacksmithing through three cultures: Euro American, African American and African. Four artist blacksmiths will practice their craft and showcase their wares, which will be available for sale. With a combined experience of more than 108 years behind the anvil, these four men will explain the importance of their work within the constructs of the rich tradition of blacksmithing in the Gullah/Geechee culture. Cost is $10 per person. Light refreshments will be available. Learn more at www.pinpointheritagemuseum.com.
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.
American Revolution Round Table
11:30 a.m. April 30. Moss Creek Golf Club, 100 Devil's Elbow Lane, Hilton Head Island. The American Revolution Round Table of South Carolina will host its quarterly luncheon with a guest speaker at the Moss Creek Golf Club on April 30, with registration beginning at 11:30 a.m. Guest speaker Sheila Ingle, an English and writing teacher for more than 30 years, most recently as an instructor at the University of South Carolina Upstate, will speak on the subject "South Carolina Heroines during the American Revolution." The cost of the luncheon is $24 for members and $32 for guests. Reservations must be paid for on or before April 25. For more information, call Anne Hamilton 705-7575.
Fifth annual Night of Champions
6 p.m. May 1. Westin Savannah Harbor Resort & Spa. Savannah restaurateur and TV personality Jamie Deen will emcee the fifth annual Night of Champions Sponsored by the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society on May 1 at the Westin Savannah Harbor Resort & Spa. The 2014 Night of Champions includes the awards ceremony, a silent auction, dinner and cash bar. Doors open at 6 p.m. and business attire is requested. Tickets are $25 per person or reserve a table for 10 for $250. Tickets can be purchased at www.nightofchampions.org.
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.
Teen Night: Pop in, pop art
5-8 p.m. May 17. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St., on Telfair Square. Pop into the museum for our first annual teen night, a free by-teens, for-teens art event. Teens will take over the Jepson Center for a night highlighting pop art from the Varnedoe collection with screen printing, DJs, dancing, games and refreshments. Be sure to check out the teen audio and print guides to accompany the Kirk Varnedoe exhibition. The event is free of charge. Learn more at www.telfair.org.
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.