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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade

What: Honoring

the Civil Rights icon. Jan. 17, 10 a.m. Where: Downtown, MLK Jr. Blvd to Broughton and south along East Broad St. When: Mon.

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When: Thu. Jan. 13, 9 p.m. Where: Starts at Spanky’s Beachside, 1605

Strand Ave. , Tybee Island Cost: Free (except drinks)

The stairs at the OwensThomas House

What: Lee Prosser talks about



for a complete listing of this week’s music go to: soundboard.

the finest stairs in England. Followed by reception. When: Wed. Jan. 12, 6 p.m. Where: Telfair Academy, 121 Barnard St. Cost: $20/members, $25/nonmembers



gallery + art shows: art patrol

tation flick starring Ray Parker Jr. When: Jan. 12, 8 p.m. Where: Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. Cost: $5

The Savannah Tire Hockey Classic happens Thurs.-Sat.


Buy Local Annual Awards Luncheon

What: Recognizing businesses and individuals

who’ve excelled at supporting local business. When: Thu. Jan. 13, 11:30 a.m. Where: Johnny Harris banquet facility, 1701 E. Victory Dr. Cost: $20/members, $30/non-members

cast by UGA’s Dr. Robert Sumichrast.

When: Thu. Jan. 13, 12 p.m. Where: Savannah Marriott Riverfront Cost: $35/members, $45/non-members Info:

Savannah Tire Hockey Classic

What: Southern rivalries on ice featur-


our mini-movie reviews



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Book Sale

What: Chamber of Commerce hosts this fore-


outing of undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame. When: Friday, Jan. 14, 7pm Where: Victory Square Theater, 1901 E. Victory Dr Cost: $8 (cash only) Info:

What: A “lost” Blaxploi-

Economic Outlook luncheon

Go to: Screenshots for

What: Political thriller detailing the

Film: Enemy Territory (US, 1987)

13 for a list of this weeks

Film: Fair Game (US, 2010)

What: All books 25 cents. Benefits shelter animals. Rain date Jan. 22. When: Sat. Jan. 15, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Where: Humane Society of Greater Savannah, 7215 Sallie Mood Dr.


Westlake Reforestation Project What: Savannah Tree Foundation

needs 125 volunteers to plant 250 trees. Refreshments and community service hours provided. When: Sat. Jan. 15, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Sun. Jan. 16, 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Where: Westlake Ave. at Oriole Rd. Info:


Author: Steve Bradshaw

What: The author of “Dear Diane: Let-

ters from the first Gulf War” stops in Savannah. When: Sat. Jan. 15, 12 p.m. Where: The Book Lady, 6 E. Liberty St. Cost: Free Info:


Chili Bowl Championship

What: Savannah motorcycle clubs

compete for the title of best chili.

When: Sat. January 15, 2-4pm Where: Savannah Harley-Davidson,

ing Georgia, Georgia Tech, South Carolina, Florida, Florida State and the Citadel. When: Thu. Jan. 13, 7:30 p.m., Fri. Jan. 14, 6 p.m. 8:30 PM, Sat. Jan. 15, 5:30 p.m. 8:30 PM, Where: Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe St. Cost: $8-15 Info:


Pajama Party & Pub Crawl

Extreme Home Makeover Airs

What: Hard drinks and soft clothes out on Ty-

bee for a night. Awards at 12am for best PJs. Discount at Sea&Breeze hotel for the night.

6 Gateway Blvd. West

Cost: Free

Breakfast fundraiser

What: Proceeds benefit Frank Callen Boys and

Girls Club.

When: Sun. Jan. 16, 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Where: Moon River Brewery, 21 W. Bay St. Cost: $10/plate

Piano Concert

What: Local pianist Sanford Jones performs. When: Sun. Jan. 16, 3 p.m. Where: Unitarian Universalist Church, 313 E.

Harris St. Cost: $5 requested donation Info: /

Comedy: Nephew Tommy

What: The radio personality with a spot on The

Steve Harvey Morning Show stops in Savannah with some friends. When: Sun. Jan. 16, 8 p.m. Where: Savannah Civic Center Cost: $27.50-47.50 Info:



MLK Day Community Dinner

What: Savannah Feed the Hungry hosts a

community dinner. When: Mon. Jan. 17, 2 p.m. Where: Frank Callen Boys and Girls Club, 510 E. Charlton St. Cost: Bring 3 canned food items or $1



Solar Champions

What: A solar energy social event.

Discussions will focus on planning for Earth Day. When: Tue. Jan. 18, 5:30-7 p.m. Where: Sol Restaurant, 1611 Habersham St. Cost: Free



Public meeting w/ City Manager

FREE candidates


What: The episode of EHM filmed recently in

Savannah airs on ABC.

When: Sun. Jan. 16, 8 p.m.

What: A chance for the public to ask questions of 5 finalists for City Manager slot. When: Wed. Jan. 19, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Where: Coastal Ga. Center, 305 N. Fahm St. Cost: Free and open to the public cs

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