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A guided tour on our passenger car and the history of the Central of Georgia Railroad and complex. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in Sept, Oct. & Nov. Fri/Sat rides at 11am,1pm, and 2pm. Sun. rides at 1pm and 2pm. Free with $10 regular adult admission. State Railroad Museum/The Roundhouse 601 W. Harris St. 912-651-6823

Fall Celebration at Bamboo Farms

Sponsored by Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School PTO. Sat. Oct. 8, 11am-5pm at Bamboo Farms and Coastal Gardens, 2 Canebrake Rd.. $2 entry fee. $1 games. Information: 912-228-9040.

Geekend 2011

Savannah’s “annual gathering of the geek tribe” features keynoters Baratunde Thurston, Digital Director for “The Onion” and Vivian Rosenthal, CEO of GoldRun. Nov.10-12 at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. Registration: $95/ Early Bird (by Sept. 1) $165 General registration. Info: Coastal Georgia Center,

Lecture series: Holy Books of the World’s Religions

Back by popular demand, this 5-part series is taught by Michael Freeman, M. Div. Learn about the common messages found in the holy texts of different world religions as well as their distinctions. Buddhism, Jainism, Islam, Hinduism, and others. Tuesdays Oct 4-Nov.1 from 6:30-8 pm at 1001 E. Gwinnett at the Unitarian Universalist Beloved Community. $20/person or pay as able. Advance registration required. Information: or facebook Unitarian Universalist Beloved Community.

Life Drawing at the Wormhole!

Every Saturday, 2:45pm - 6pm. Different live models weekly. Facilitated by a professional artist and figure model. $10 at the door (a portion of this goes to local pet rescue)The Wormhole is closed to the public during these sessions. The Wormhole, 2307 Bull Street (at 40th Street near Starland). Ages 21+. Contact Eric at 912-6318250 for information, or for interested models.

Film & Video 3rd Annual LGBT Film Festival

Two days of award-winning LGBT films at the Jepson Center for the Arts. Friday, Oct 14 at 7:00 pm: LEAVE IT ON THE FLOOR. Saturday, Oct 15 at 12 pm: WISH ME AWAY; 2:30 pm SELECTshorts (eight international short films); 4:15 pm: GUN HILL ROAD. For info and tickets go to www. or call 713-5546.


A film series that seeks to bring new, first-run films to Savannah including critically acclaimed foreign films and documentaries, among others. To subscribe to information about the series, including screening dates and times, email:

Psychotronic Film Society

Hosts weekly screenings every Wednesday, 8pm, at the Sentient Bean. Offering up a selection of films so bad they are good, cult classics and other rarities. For upcoming schedule visit:

Reel Savannah

Hosts screenings of critically acclaimed independent films from around the world at Victory Square Cinemas, 1901 E. Victory Dr. For schedule and more info, visit

Fitness Belly Drills

This is an intense dance workout utilizing basic bellydance moves. Geared to all levels of ability.


Diesel Train Rides @ The Roundhouse

Dance your way to a better sense of well being. Bring water bottle. Thurs: 7-8pm. $15/class. Visit For info: cybelle@cybelle3. com or call 912-414-1091. Walk-ins welcome. Synergistic Bodies, 7724 Waters Ave.

Bellydancing for fun and fitness

The most fun class you’ve ever taken to get you in the best shape in the least amount of time. We provide bright colorful veils, jangling coin hip scarves, and exotic music. Every Wednesday, 6:30pm. $15 drop-in or $40 for four classes. Call 912-660-7399 or email ConsistentIntegrity@


Fitness Classes at the JEA

Spin, firm it up, yoga, Pilates, water aerobics, Aquasize, senior fitness, and Zumba. Prices vary. Call for days and times. 355-8111. Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St , Savannah

Kung Fu School: Ving Tsun

VING TSUN (Wing Chun) is the world’s fastest growing martial arts style. Using angles and leverage to turn an attacker’s strength against them makes VING TSUN Kung Fu effective for everyone. Call Sifu Michael Sampson to find out about our free trial classes 912-429-9241. 11202 White Bluff Road. Drop Ins welcome.

Mommy and Baby Yoga Classes

Mondays, 10-11am (crawlers and toddlers) and 11:30-12:45 (infants and pre-crawlers) at the Savannah Yoga Center. The cost is $14 per class. Multi-class discounts are available. Walk-ins welcome. Call 232-2994 or visit Savannah Yoga Center, 1321 Bull St. , Savannah

Pilates Mat Classes

Mat classes are held Tues & Thurs 7:30am8:30am, Mon 1:30pm-2:30pm, Mon & Wed 5:30pm-6:30pm, Thurs 12:30pm-1:30pm, & Sat 9:30am-10:30am. All levels welcome! Private and Semi-Private classes are by appointment only. Carol Daly-Wilder, Certified Pilates Instructor. Call 912.238-0018 Momentum Pilates Studio, 310 E. 41st St ,

Pregancy Yoga

Ongoing series of 8-week sessions are held on Tuesday evenings from 6-7:15 PM at 7116 Hodgson Memorial Drive. Pre-natal yoga helps mothers-to-be prepare for a more mindful approach to the challenges of pregnancy, labor & delivery. Cost is $100 for 8 weeks. Call Ann Carroll at 912-704-7650 e-mail ann@aikyayoga. com.

Rolf Method Bodywork

For posture, chronic pain and alignment of body/mind/spirit. Jeannie Kelley, LMT, certified advanced Rolf practitioner., 843-422-2900. Island Somatherapy, 127 Abercorn Street , Savannah

The Yoga Room

Visit or call 898-0361 for a schedule of classes, times and fees. Savannah Yoga Room, 115 Charlotte Dr , Savannah

Yoga for Cancer Patients

Free of charge for people with cancer. Learn to increase your strength and flexibility and improve your overall well-being. Tuesdays, 6.30 p.m. Thursdays,12:10 p.m. FitnessOne, 3rd floor of the Center for Advanced Medicine, Memorial University Medical Center. Information and registration, call Katy Keyes at 912-350-9031.

Yoga for Cancer Patients and Survivors

Free for people with cancer and cancer survivors. 6.30 p.m., Tuesdays and 12:10 p.m., Thursdays, FitnessOne, 3rd floor of the Center for Advanced Medicine, Memorial University Medical Center. Call 912-350-9031.

Zumba Fitness (R) classes

Mondays at 7:15-8:15. Located at The Ballet school, studio B, Piccadilly Square, 10010 Abercorn. $7 per class or $60 for 10 classes. Contact April for more info. 912-306-5598.

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“Aftermath”--finally calling it quits. by matt Jones | Answers on page 45 ©2011 Jonesin’ Crosswords (


1 “You are not!” retort 6 Antlered beast 9 First word of two Springsteen albums 13 Skeezy type 14 “___ So High” (Blur song) 16 “Peek-___!” 17 Dorothy’s aunt’s precipitation is surprisingly mild? 19 “Te ___” (hymn title) 20 Miss Scarlet’s game 21 Record player parts 23 “The Fifth Beatle” Sutcliffe 25 The guy who always dyes eggs in springtime? 27 Cigarette ingredient 28 Palme ___ (Cannes Film Festival prize) 29 Tool that breaks ground 30 Humble dwelling 32 It’s a little dirtier than “bum” 35 Hail ___ 39 Fictional spy who’s really a giant department store founder? 42 Cubs all-time home run leader 43 Attachable brick brand 44 Spot in the water 45 Emerald, for one 47 Hot Topic founder ___ Madden 49 Some fish bait 50 Command for this flan-like dessert to jump in my mouth already? 55 “...___ and buts were candy and nuts...” 56 Shout after an unhappy return 57 Perched upon 59 “Squawk Box” network 60 Announcement/event of September 2011, or what happened to the theme answers 64 End in ___ 65 Swiss painter Paul 66 Flightless birds 67 Rick of the radio 68 Pig’s digs 69 Late jazz musician who insisted he was from



1 Word in many beer names 2 Give guns to 3 Full of a liquid metal 4 Insignia 5 Turn-of-the-century place to get high 6 Key near F1 7 ___ Apso 8 Seaweed varieties 9 Nightmares 10 “Divided by” symbols (BE OIL anagram) 11 French city where Joan of Arc died 12 Claim on some Chinese menus 15 Alan ___ (pseudonym used by film directors) 18 Roman emperor who fiddled around 22 Role reprised by Keanu in 2003 23 Wild guesses 24 Deed not to be done 26 Rub out 31 Competes on the street 33 Bad toupee 34 Thread holder 36 Baseball Jr. nicknamed “Iron Man” 37 “___ Cakes” (Food Network show) 38 8-bit units 40 Herbal remedy from trees 41 Rosie, et al. 46 Brain waves monitor: abbr. 48 Tail end 50 Seed plant (DC CAY anagram) 51 ___ Carlo 52 “Memories of You” pianist Blake 53 Cambodian currency 54 Like some needs 58 Where North Shore surfers go 61 Richard of 1990s talk show fame 62 Egypt and Syr., from 1958-1961 63 “Don’t do drugs” ad, for short


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