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Activism & Politics
NOV 9-15, 2016
13th Colony Patriots Conservative political activists that meet the 13th of each month. Dedicated to preserving the U.S. Constitution and life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. See Facebook page for meeting location. Free 13th of every month, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 912-604-4048. liveoakstore.com/ tubbysthunderbolt. Tubby’s Tank House (Thunderbolt), 2909 River Dr. Armistice Day Commemoration Veterans For Peace commemorates Armistice Day, a celebration of the end of World War I and a call for an end to all war. Local church bells will ring 11 times at 11 am. Representatives of four faith traditions in coastal Georgia will bring messages of peace from their traditions-Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Protestant. Public welcome. Free Fri., Nov. 11, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 912-572-3470, 303-550-1158. email@example.com. https://facebook. com/vfpsavannah. Chippewa Square, Bull and McDonough Streets. Green Party of Chatham County People, Planet and Peace over Profit! Meets Saturdays and the first Tuesday of every month. Join the Facebook group, @ChathamGreens, to find out about upcoming local events. ongoing. No physical address given, none. Love Beats Hate: A Rally to Remember This rally is a gathering of concerned local citizens, dignitaries, companies, and organizations who want to remember individuals who lost their lives in acts of terror. Lady Mahogany and Magic Marc Dunston will host the event, which features a candlelight vigil march after the remembrance of victims. Fri., Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org. Starland District, 40th and Bull. Monday Means Community: My 80th Year What is there to learn from a lifetime of learning? Join Emergent Savannah to hear from three locals on what they have learned from eighty years of being in community, what they’ve learned from the past, where they see the future and as how that intergenerational knowledge can be shared Featured guests include Miriam Center, A.L. Addington and Rev. Dr. Carolyn Dowse. The evening will be around 55-minutes and in lieu of a moderator, audience members will ask questions of panelists. Mon., Nov. 14, 7 p.m. sentientbean.com. The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. One of the Guys Guys, have you found yourself in a social rut, or just have a need for the art of conversation? Make a change in 2016. The past decade a diverse group of guys have been getting together about every two weeks to share dinner and opinions on just about any topic. No membership 42 requirements or dues. Just an open mind
Coastal Empire Fair
Enjoy a petting zoo, a livestock show, rides, and more. Through Nov. 13. coastalempirefair.com. coastalempirefair.com. Coastal Empire Fairgrounds, 4801 Meding St.
and willingness to expand your friendship base. For more information visit us on Facebook at Savannah Men’s Club, or if you prefer, email details/questions to email@example.com. ongoing. Downtown Savannah, downtown. Savannah Area Young Republicans Get involved. Contact is Michael Johnson, via email or telephone, or see website for info. 912-604-0797. chairman@sayr. org. sayr.org. Call or see website for information. Free ongoing. 912-308-3020. savannahyoungrepublicans.com. Savannah Libertarians Join the Facebook group to find out about upcoming local events. Mondays. Facebook.com/groups/SAVlibertarians. 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. foxyloxycafe.com. Foxy Loxy Cafe, 1919 Bull St.
Auditions and Calls for Entries
Auditions for Armstrong Youth Orchestra Open to students enrolled in primary grades through high school and including Armstrong students (available for course
credit). Auditions, by appointment, are in Armstrong Fine Arts Hall. To schedule an audition, e-mail: savaayo@yahoo. com. Info is also available at www. savaayo.org. AYO is sponsored in part by the Savannah Friends of Music, www. savannahfriendsofmusic.com ongoing. about.armstrong.edu/Maps/index.html. Armstrong State University, 11935 Abercorn St. Call for Applicants for TEDxSavannah The theme for the May 19 TEDx is “Bridge,” and applicants will be asked to explain how their TEDx talk will tie into that subject. Each talk must be no longer than 12 minutes, and talks of lesser length are encouraged. TEDxSavannah is looking for speakers who can use the theme to address issues relevant to Savannah and, most importantly, offer solutions or calls to action. Applications will be accepted until Jan. 15. Selected speakers must be available for an orientation and rehearsals on March 6 and March 25, April 29 and May 18. Go to tedxsavannah.com for a link to a speaker application and speaker guidelines. Speakers cannot promote a business or endorse products during their TEDx talk. For questions or to learn about sponsorship opportunities, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets for TEDxSavannah go on sale March 20, and as in past years, will be held
at The Jepson Center. Through Jan. 15, 2017. email@example.com. telfair.org/ jepson/. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 West York St. Call for Artists for Boxed In/ Break Out Telfair Museums is looking for local artists to activate 6 windows at the Jepson Center. Boxed In/Break Out will highlight the work of an artist, through public display, promotional materials, and an artist talk. In addition to museum-supported promotion, the artist will receive a $1000 honorarium. The application deadline is Monday, January 16, and the installation runs from April 7 to October 15. Through Jan. 16, 2017. telfair.org/boxed2017. telfair.org/ jepson/. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 West York St. Call for Artists for Gray’s Reef Film Festival Arts Resource Collective of Savannah offers all Greater Savannah Area artists an opportunity to create an image for the official poster and to exhibit their winning work for sale at the 2017 Gray’s Reef Film Festival in early February 2017. The three top submissions will be selected by a jury. Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary staff will select the top-prize winner who will receive $500 and agrees to have his or her image used for the official Film Festival continues on p. 44