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Hope House of Savannah

Activism & Politics Chatham County Democratic Party

For info, contact Tony Center at 912-2339696 or TonyCenter@comcast.net Chatham County Democratic Headquarters, 313 W. York St. , Savannah http://www.chathamdems.net/

Savannah Area Young Republicans

For information, visit www.savannahyoungrepublican.com or call Allison Quinn at 308-3020.

Savannah Tea Party

meets the first Monday (excluding Holidays) of each month from 4:30 to 6:00 PM at the SRP offices located at 11 East 73rd Street. All persons interested in America’s Future are invited. Contact Marolyn Overton at 912-598-7358 for additional info.

Benefits All in for the Tybee Theater

Get a chance to win big and help restore the Tybee Theater at the same time. $25/person includes lunch a trip on the Diamond Casino boat. First 50 tickets sold receive VIP goody bag. Tickets are on sale at the Crab Shack and the Desoto Beach Hotel. For more info, visit: www.tybeegoesallin.eventbrite.com

Boys and Girls Club Breakfast Fundraiser

$10 plates include pancakes, bacon, coffee, orange juice, homemade biscuits and gravy, and more. Bloody Marys available for $5. Proceeds benefit the Frank Callen Boys and Girls Club. January 16, 8-11am. Moon River Brewing Co. 21 W. Bay St. www. moonriverbrewing.com

Canned Food and Supply Drive

Park Place Outreach, youth emergency shelter is in need of canned food and household supplies. Household items needed include, cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, fabric softer, paper towel and toilet paper. Donations accepted through

A nonprofit housing program for homeless women and their children. Hope House is requesting donation of new or gently used furniture for its transitional housing program, Peeler House. Pick-up can be arranged and a tax deductible letter will be provided. Call 236-5310.

Life Jackets for Safe Kids

Safe Kids Savannah is accepting new and gently used life jackets that will be available for loan at popular boat ramps as part of their “Kids Don’t Float” campaign. There are several locations life jackets can be dropped off, including County Aquatic Center, the JEA and the Habersham YMCA. For more info visit www.safekidssavannah.org

Rape Crisis Center Incest Survivor’s Group

As part of its ongoing work with incest survivors, the Rape Crisis Center has built a cinder-block wall where incest survivors can throw plates as an anger management technique. In order to continue, donations of china are needed. Call 233-3000 to make a donation.

Wesley’s Love Walk/Run

a fundraiser to benefit Wesley Community Centers of Savannah, Inc. Saturday, February 12, 2011 in Forsyth park. 5 K run kicks off at 7:45am. Pre and post rallies, silent auction (payment due at event), door prizes, fellowship, and food. (912) 236-4226. www. wesleyctrs-savh.org or active.com

Call for Entries Audition: “Deathtrap”

Auditions for the part of Clifford Anderson - a young studly upstart playwright with winning confidence - in the thriller “Deathtrap.” Looking for actors ages 21-40. Presented by the Savannah Community Theatre. Show dates - April 1-10, 2011. The audition will be held by 15-minute appointment from January 3-14. Call 912247-4644.

HUGe eSTATe AUCTiON January 16th at 1pm Preview Saturday, January 15th, from 11am-4pm For more info, visit bullstreetauctions.com

Coming Soon: Huge imported rug Auction on Jan. 23rd @ 1pm

Bull Street Auctions

2819 Bull Street (behind Maggie’s Antiques) · 443-9353 Always accepting quality consignments Auction Co. License #AU-C002680

Call for Artists - “For the Record”

There is an open call for artists interested in participating in a show called “For the Record” taking place Feb 8-12, 2011. Submission fee of $25 gets each artist 15 vinyl records to use in producing a piece of art that will appear in the show. No rules. Deadline for record pick up is January 14. Deadline for final work is Feb. 1. Email: thebrainchild@mac.com for more info.

Interns wanted

The Wooden Sheep is now accepting applications for interns. Background in architecture, design, fibers and/or fashion required. For more info contact: Woodensheepsav@ gmail.com or stop in Monday-Friday 10am5pm at 10 West Liberty St.

The old Hotel Tybee

Harry Spirides is collecting stories and photos from the old Hotel Tybee, which stood on the island from the late 1880s until its destruction in 1960. He’s working on a book about the historic establishment. Anyone with memories, memorabilia or anything else related to the hotel is asked to contact: hoteltybeebook@oceanplaza. com or call 912-786-7777.

Volunteer Tax Prep Assistance

The City of Savannah is hosting several Volunteer Tax Preparation Assistance (VITA) sites from January 18 thru April 15, 2011. Volunteers will be trained with Internal Revenue Service tax materials to help people whose incomes are $52,000 or less with their federal and state of Georgia individual income tax returns. For more info about the service or volunteering, call 912-447-5577.

Classes, Camps & Workshops $1 Gymnastics Class

Coach Wayne teaches gymnastics in the Savannah Mall every Saturday. Introductory class is $1. www.coachwayne.com, or call 912-925-0800.

nfl

jerseys $39.95 (compare @ $110 @ the mall)

Art Classes

Experimental and classical art. Draw and paint figurative or abstract. Choose the technique which interests you the most. Lean about other artists and art history. The teacher is a former art professor with two masters in art and 20 years of experience in teaching art. contact: 912-604-3281

Art,-Music, Piano and Voice-coaching

For all age groups, beginners through advanced, classic, modern, jazz improvisation and theory. Serious inquiries only. 961-7021 or 667-1056.

Beading Classes

Learn jewelry-making techniques from beginner to advanced at Bead Dreamer Studio, 407A E. Montgomery Cross Rd. Call 920-6659. Bead Dreamer Studio, Savannah http://www.beaddreamer.com/

Coastal Savannah Writing Project

The CSWP will hold a series of “Super Strategy Saturdays,” designed to help area teachers improve their literacy teaching skills. 1/29: Digital storytelling strategies. 2/26: Memoir Writing & Reading Strategies. 3/26: Spring Strategies Conference for K-12 teachers. $25 per session or $60 for three sessions. A registration form is available at www.cswp.armstrong.edu.

Conversational Spanish

Do you want to practice your Spanish? Come to the mesa de espanol the second Thursday and last Friday of the month at 4:30 p.m. For information, e-mail cafecontigo@gmail.com. The Sentient Bean, 13 East Park Ave. , Savannah

Creating high performing teams for nonprofits

Learn how to create a cooperative workplace that will help your organization achieve its goals. Thurs., Jan. 27, 1-4pm at the United Way Building, 428 Bull St. Adv reg req’d. Limited scholarships are available. $90 for GCN members; $130 for nonmembers. Contact the Georgia Center for Nonprofits at (912) 234-9688 for more info.

Creative Energy Workshops

Tools & ideas on how to create daily rituals in your life to feel good being you 24/7. Perfect for any age!Bring a friend and receive $5 off each of your workshop fees.

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