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Activism & Politics

Savannah Area Young Republicans

Get involved. Contact is Michael Johnson, via email or telephone, or see website for info. 912-604-0797. Call or see website for information. Free ongoing. 912-308-3020. Savannah Libertarians

Join the Facebook group to find out about upcoming local events. Mondays. Savannah Tea Party

5pm social time. 5:30pm meeting begins. 6pm speaker. Reservations not necessary. Free to attend. Food and beverages available for purchase. Mondays, 5:30 p.m.. 912-598-7358. savannahteaparty. com. Tubby’s Tank House (Thunderbolt), 2909 River Dr. Veterans for Peace

Local chapter 170 of VFP, a national organization of military veterans of all eras waging peace and exposing the costs of war. Meets every first Thursday at 7:30pm. ongoing. 303-550-1158. St. Frances Cabrini Church, 11500 Middleground Road. Young Democrats

Mondays at 7pm on the second level of Foxy Loxy, Bull Street. Call or visit the Young Democrats Facebook page for more information. Free ongoing. 423-619-7712. Foxy Loxy Cafe, 1919 Bull St.

38 compiled by Rachael Flora | Happenings is Connect Savannah’s listing of community gatherings, events, classes and groups. If you want an event listed, email Include specific dates, time, locations with addresses, cost and a contact number. Deadline for inclusion is 5pm Friday, to appear in next Wednesday’s edition.

the work to be shown in order to be considered. Apply to sentientbooking@gmail. com, subject line “art show.” See website for info. Fridays.. booking#visualarts. The Sentient Bean, 13 East Park Ave. Call for Entries for Savannah Stopover’s Band Poster Juried Exhibition

Art Rise Savannah welcomes the city’s graphic and visual artists to create posters inspired by the individual bands from the 2015 lineup. These include local bands as well as touring bands from around the country. Artists are invited to choose a band from the Festival lineup listing at and create a poster inspired by that band using the specifications listed here. Additional acts, including local bands, will be announced January 16th, 2015. Semi-Finalists will be included in an exhibition of posters in the Jepson Center Atrium from March 2 - 9, 2015. Through Feb. 16. Art Rise Savannah, 2427 Desoto Ave. Call for Local Artist

Gallery 11 seeks an artist to join its cooperative gallery. Must live in the Savannah area and submit representative samples of your artwork, resume/bio, website, etc. for jury process. Inquire weekdays 11am-5pm at 912-598-8217 or 912-925-5465. Through March 1. Gallery 11, 309 W. Julian Street. Call for Proposals for 2015 Weave-a-Dream

JAN 28-FEB 3, 2015

The City of Savannah’s Weave-a-Dream Panel has issued a call for proposals for its 2015 cultural and arts projects initiative. Applications will be accepted through the calendar year, while funds are available. Programs are to be completed prior to Auditions and Calls for Entries October 1, 2015. Project funding is availAuditions for Disney’s Beauty and the Beast able up to $2,000 for specific and innovaThe Savannah Children’s Theatre is holding tive arts, cultural, or heritage projects or auditions for their summer mainstage pro- presentations that have a measurable, duction of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast! quantifiable benefit to Savannah’s diverse Please come on February 2 or 3 at 7pm. No populations. The Weave-A-Dream commitneed to prepare a song or monologue, we tee seeks proposals that actively involve will provide everything you need for the au- youth, seniors, and those who have limited dition at the theatre. Children in 2nd-12th access to arts based programs in Savangrades and adults of all ages are welcome. nah. Programs engaging participates All students 18 years of age and under will ranging from 6 -11 graders with disciplines need a parent or guardian present to sign of production, animation, photography audition forms. Call 912-238-9015 or visit desktop publishing, CAD, metalworking for and carpentry are of particular interest to details. Mon., Feb. 2, 7-10 p.m. and Tue., Weave-A-Dream. While other programs Feb. 3, 7-10 p.m. 912-238-9015. savannah- such as performing, visual, media, theater, Savannah Children’s folk, design (architecture), or literary arts Theatre, 2160 East Victory Dr. are also encouraged to apply. To be eligible Auditions for Snow White and the Seven for consideration, an organization must Dwarves be a non-profit, 501c3, head-quartered in Come audition for “Snow White and the Savannah’s corporate limits. Proposed proSeven Dwarves” at the Jewel Conservagrams must also be produced within the tory Theatre. Auditions are by appointment City’s corporate limits. No individual artist only, so call today. All roles needed. Must applications will be accepted. Through Aug. be 18 years to audition. N/A Fri., Jan. 30, 2. 912-651-5988 ext. 8969. rbrown02@sa4-7 p.m. 912-257-0671. City of jewelconservatory. Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs, 9 com. The Jewel Conservatory Theatre, West Henry St. City of Savannah TV Show Seeks Entries 6014 Hwy 21. Call for Artists The City of Savannah’s TV station, SGTV, The Sentient Bean seeks experienced art- seeks profiles, documentaries, animations, ists for one-month-long exhibitions of his/ original music videos, histories or other her work. Artists must have a website with original works by or about the citizens of 38 current images representing a sample of Savannah to run on “Engage,” a television

show produced by the city. No compensation. SGTV offers an opportunity to expose local works to over 55,000 households in Chatham County. Submit proposals via website. Saturdays.. Gallery Seeks Local Artists

Kobo Gallery, 33 Barnard Street, seeks 2-D and 3-D artists to join its cooperative gallery. Must be a full-time resident of Savannah or nearby area. Work to be considered includes painting, photography, mixed media, sculpture, glass, ceramics and wood. Submit 5-10 images of work, resume/CV and bio to Mondays. Kobo Gallery, 33 Barnard Street ,. Homeschool Music Classes

Music classes for homeschool students ages 8-18 and their parents. Offered in Guyton and Savannah. See website for details. ongoing. Now Accepting Submissions for Third Thursdays on Tybee

The City of Tybee Island’s Development Authority / Main Street Program is now accepting submissions for the 2015 Third Thursdays on Tybee series. Performances showcasing diverse art forms of local, regional, and national performers last 90-minutes beginning at 5:30pm each month. Musicians and performing artists of all ages are invited to submit a press pack with a sample of their talent and a brief bio for consideration. Artists should refer to the Information for Performers document available on the Program’s webpage for details and submission information. The deadline to submit materials for consideration is February 6 at 5pm. A panel of expert judges will review submissions and begin scheduling the second week of February. Through Feb. 6. 912-472-5071. Tybee Roundabout, Tybrisa Street and Strand Avenue. Oatland Island Seeks Memories and Recollections for 40th Anniversary

Oatland Island Education Center is looking for memories of Oatland Island in honor of their 40th anniversary. People who were part of the Youth Conservation Corp that helped to build Oatland Island Education Center in the 1970’s. Great memories from field trips. Special family memories of Oatland Island. Send your photos and stories to Deadline is August 31. undefined. 912-395-1500. Benefits

15th Anniversary Celebration Oyster Roast

Celebrate the Matthew Reardon Center for Autism’s 15th anniversary with an oyster roast, local craft beer, and school open house. $15-$40 Sat., Jan. 31, 12-2 p.m. 912-355-9098. Matthew Reardon Center for Autism, 6602 Abercorn St., Ste. 10. Chatham County Animal Control Seeks Donations of Items

Chatham County Animal Control seeks items for pets in the facility. Canned

and dry dog and cat food, baby formula, newspaper, paper towels, soaps, crates, leashes, collars, wash cloths, towels. Open daily, 1pm-5pm. Mondays.. 912-351-6750. Chatham County Animal Shelter, 7215 Sallie Mood Dr. Forsyth Farmers Market Seeks Sponsors

Market sponsors invest in a healthy community and support the local economy. Sponsorships begin at $350. Help keep food fresh and local. Tuesdays.. kristen@ forsythfarmersmarket. com/. Forsyth Farmers’ Market, 501 Whitaker St., South End of Forysth Park. $5 Bikram Yoga Class to Benefit Local Charities

Bikram Yoga Savannah offers a weekly Karma class to raise money for local charities. Thursdays during the 6:30pm class. Pay $5 for class and proceeds are donated to a different charity each month. This is a regular Bikram Yoga class. ongoing. 912.356.8280. bikramyogasavannah. com. Professional Clothing Drive at Armstrong

Armstrong State University’s Office of Career Services is accepting donations for its Clothing Closet, a professional clothing drive seeking gently used professional attire—oxford shirts, men’s and women’s suits, slacks, blouses, dress shoes. Clothing will be available to students seeking career guidance assistance. Drop off location: the alumni office in Burnett Hall on the Armstrong campus. Through Feb. 1. 912.344.2563. careers@armstrong. edu. html. Armstrong State University, 11935 Abercorn St. SCMPD Animal Control seeks Volunteers

Savannah Chatham County Animal Control seeks volunteers to serve various tasks as needed by the shelter. No prior animal shelter experience is necessary. Newly trained volunteers will be authorized to serve immediately after orientation. Potential volunteers are asked to notify J. Lewis prior to orientation; though, walkins are welcome. Volunteers must be at least 17-years-old. ongoing. (912) 5252151. Senior Citizens, Inc. Annual Blanket Drive

Senior Citizens, Inc. invites Savannah and the surrounding areas to help seniors stay warm this winter by donating a new blanket. You can drop off the blankets at SCI’s headquarters, throughout the Landings, or the Starbucks at the following locations: Twelve Oaks, Victory Drive, Broughton, Montgomery Crossroads, Oglethorpe Mall, and Pooler. The drive ends January 31. Through Jan. 31, 9 a.m. Starbucks (Twelve Oaks Shopping Center.), 550 Abercorn St. Classes, Camps & Workshops

Anatomy of the Hips and Knees

This workshop presented by Kristjan Thompson, PhD, will discuss the anatomy of the Hips and Knees specifically as they relate to yoga asana practice. Please dress

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