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support. $450 Thursdays, Saturdays. 912-598-8457. jeff@heartbeatsforlife-ga. org. Southwest Chatham Library, 14097 Abercorn St.
meets Thursdays and Sundays, 7:30pm, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 311 E. Harris, 2nd floor. New location effective 11/2012. ongoing.
Local chapter of Georgia’s largest gay rights group. 104 W. 38th St. 912-5476263. ongoing.
Healthy Kids Club
The Healthy Kids Club’s mission is to educate and inspire children to take part in their local farmers market while enjoying nutritious foods and empowering their families to make healthy choices at home. Saturdays, 9:15-9:45 a.m. email@example.com. Wilmington Island Farmers Market, 111 Walthour Rd. Irish Dancers of Savannah
Savannah’s first organized Irish dance school welcomes dancers, ages 4 and up. Learn Irish Step and Ceili (Irish square) Dancing at a relaxed pace. Convenient mid-town location. Adult classes available. Thursdays.. 912-897-5984. firstname.lastname@example.org. Savannah Children’s Museum School Year Hours
SCM hours beginning 8/31/13 will be Sunday 11am-4pm; Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm. Open on holiday Mondays that SCC Public Schools are not in session including Labor Day. For more details go to savannahchildrensmuseum. org ongoing. Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Road. Toddler Time
Bring your 2-4 year old to enjoy stories, games and learning designed just for them. Each week there will be a different nature-based theme. $5 parking Thursdays, 10 a.m. gastateparks.org/ skidawayisland. gastateparks.org/info/ skidaway/. Skidaway Island State Park, 52 Diamond Cswy.
Toddler Tuesdays at Oatland Island Wildlife Center
Toddlers 6 months to 4 years, and their adults. Themed programs--story books, singing songs, finger puppet plays, crafts, guided walks, up close encounters with Oatland animals. Preregister by 4pm Monday. $5 children. Gen. Admission for adults ($5 or $3 for military & seniors) Tuesdays. 912-395-1500. oatlandisland. org. oatlandisland.org/. Oatland Island Wildlife Center, 711 Sandtown Rd.
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First City Network
Georgia’s oldest LGBT organization (founded in 1985), is a local non-profit community service organization whose mission is to share resources of health care, counseling, education, advocacy and mutual support in the Coastal Empire. Members and guests enjoy many special events throughout the year, including First Saturday Socials held the first Saturday of each month at 7pm. Mondays. 912-236CITY. firstcitynetwork.org. Gay AA Meeting
True Colors Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, a gay and lesbian AA 42 meeting that welcomes all alcoholics,
Georgia Equality Savannah
GVNT HAVS is a free monthly drag show that houses the unique antics of the House of Gunt, a Savannah based freeform drag collective whose mission is to connect the trashy with the flashy, the kitschy with the classy, and the people of Savannah with a breath of fresh, queer air. Free first Thursday of every month, 10 p.m. email@example.com. Chuck’s Bar, 305 West River Street. Savannah Pride, Inc.
Organizes the annual Savannah Pride Festival and helps promote the well-being of the LGBT community in the South. Mission: unity through diversity and social awareness. Second Tuesday/month. Call for location. ongoing. 912-288-7863. firstname.lastname@example.org. savpride.com.
handouts. See website for info. ongoing. thedolphinproject.org.
org/. Humane Society for Greater Savannah, 7215 Sallie Mood Dr.
A happy hour networking gathering for folks who want to save the Earth. Second Tuesday of each month at 5:30pm. Location varies monthly. Check the “GreenDrinks Savannah” facebook page. Free to attend. Cash bar. second Tuesday of every month, 5:30 p.m. macphersonspub.com/Main/Home.aspx. Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub, 311 West Congress St.
The Humane Society for Greater Savannah is pleased to announce the ribbon cutting ceremony for its community low-cost spay and neuter clinic, Pet Fix Savannah on Tuesday, January 12 at 2:00 PM. The event which will be held on the Humane Society campus at 7215 Sallie Mood Drive is open to the public. Tue., Jan. 12. humanesocietysav.org/. Humane Society for Greater Savannah, 7215 Sallie Mood Dr.
Recycling Fundraiser for Economic Opportunity Authority
Support EOA through the FundingFactory Recycling Program. Recycle empty cartridges, cell phones, small electronics, laptops, to EOA for recycling. They will receive technology products and cash. Businesses may also recycle items on behalf of EOA for credit. Drop off at EOA, 681 W. Anderson St. See website, email or call for info. ongoing. 912-238-2960 x126. email@example.com. fundingfactory. com.
Pet Fix Savannah Ribbon Cutting
Savannah True Animal Lovers Meeting Others. Informal dog walks on Sundays, 5pm (weather permitting). Meet at Canine Palace. Call for info. ongoing. 912-2343336. caninepalacesavannah.com. Canine Palace Inc, 618 Abercorn St.
Religious & Spiritual
Band of Sisters Prayer Group
All women are invited. Second Tuesdays, 7:30am-8:30am. Fellowship Assembly, Stand Out Youth A two-mile Native Animal Nature Trail 5224 Augusta Rd. Email or call Jeanne A gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender winds through maritime forest, freshwater Seaver or see website for info. “The king’s and questioning youth organization. wetland, salt marsh habitats, featuring live heart is like channels of water in the Meets every Friday at 7pm. Call, email native animal exhibits. Open daily, 10am- hands of the Lord.” (Prov. 21:1) ongoing. or see website for info. Fridays, 7-9 p.m. 4pm except Thanksgiving, Christmas, 912-663-8728. firstname.lastname@example.org. 912-657-1966. info@standoutyouth. New Years. Call or see website for info. capitolcom.org/georgia. org. standoutyouth.org. Vineyard Church ongoing. 912-395-1500. oatlandisland. Buddhist Meditation Office, 1020 Abercorn Street. org. oatlandisland.org/. Oatland Island All ages, lineages, and newcomers Wildlife Center, 711 Sandtown Rd. What Makes a Family welcome. Our schedule is: Tuesdays A children’s therapy group for children of Wilderness Southeast 6-7:30 PM- for 30 minutes mediation GLBT parents. Ages 10 to 18. Meets twice A variety of programs each month followed by study group, $10. a month. Call for info. ongoing. 912-352including guided trips with naturalists. Wednesdays 6-7:30 PM- one hour of 2611. Canoe trips, hikes. Mission: develop gentle yoga followed by 30 minutes of appreciation, understanding, stewardship, guided meditation, $15. Sundays 9-10:30 and enjoyment of the natural world. Call AM- Mediation, dharma talk and tea, $10. Nature and or see website for info. ongoing. 912-236- Reiki healing is offered by appointment. Environment 8115. wilderness-southeast.org. Text Rev. Cindy Beach at (912) 429-7265 Bring One for the Chipper for more info or visit savannahzencenter. The City’s annual Christmas tree recycling com or find us on Facebook. Located event will be held at Bacon Park Transfer Pets & Animals Low Cost Pet Clinic Station and Dean Forest Landfill. Trees atLocated at 640 E 40th St and Reynolds. TailsSpin and Dr. Stanley Lester, DVM, can be dropped off to the landfills $10-$15 ongoing. The Savannah Zen host low-cost pet vaccine clinics for prior to the 9th at the Home Depots on Center, 640 E. 40th St. students, military and seniors the Abercorn, Victory and Pooler Parkway. Catholic Singles second and fourth Wednesdays of each The mulch from the Christmas trees will A group of Catholic singles age 30-50 month. 5pm-6pm. Vaccinations: $12, be used for parks and neighborhood meet frequently for fun, fellowship and ($2 is donated to Savannah pet rescue beautification projects throughout service. Send email or check website agencies). See website for info. ongoing. to receive announcements of activities the city. Sat., Jan. 9, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. tailsspin.com. tailsspin.com. TailsSpin savannahga.gov/cityweb/services.nsf/ and to suggest activities for the group. Pet Supplies Store, 4501 Habersham St., ongoing. email@example.com. diosav. c513672410d492e785256ae1004fe9c7/ b92e407c63a3d0e485256ae1006ca413? Habersham Village. org/familylife-singles. OpenDocument. City of Savannah Landfill, Operation New Hope Gratitude Circle in the Squares Operation New Hope allows inmates to 1327 Dean Forest Rd. Join Joanne Morton and others on train unadoptable dogs from the Humane Wednesdays for a weekly gathering of Coffee with a Ranger positive energy. All are welcome. Free Start your morning right by getting coffee Society for Greater Savannah. The goals of the program are to decrease the hugs. View calendar for the square of and having a discussion with a park recidivism rate among Chatham County the week. Wednesdays, 12-12:30 p.m. ranger. Fridays, 8:30 a.m. gastateparks. inmates, help inmates learn a new skill, 917-676-4280. magicpassionlove. org/info/skidaway/. Skidaway Island and help previously unadoptable dogs com/savannah-gratitude/. Downtown State Park, 52 Diamond Cswy. find loving homes. The graduated dogs Savannah, downtown. Dolphin Project are available for adoption can be viewed Dolphin Project’s Education Outreach Guided Silent Prayer Program is available to speak at schools, at www.humansocietvsav.org, and www. Acoustical songs, 30 minutes of guided chathamsheriff.org. Operation New clubs, organizations. A powerpoint silent prayer, and minutes to receive presentation with sound and video about Hope is funded by the Humane Society prayer or remain in silence. Wednesdays, estuarine dolphins and their environment. and community donations. ongoing. 6:45-8:00pm at Vineyard Church, 615 chathamsheriff.org. humanesocietysav. Age/grade appropriate programs and Montgomery St. See website for info. Walk on the Wild Side