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Happenings

COMPILED BY RACHAEL FLORA happenings@connectsavannah.com HAPPENINGS IS CONNECT SAVANNAH’S LISTING OF COMMUNITY EVENTS, CLASSES AND GROUPS. VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT CONNECTSAVANNAH.COM TO SUBMIT A LISTING. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO EDIT OR CUT LISTINGS DUE TO SPACE LIMITATIONS.

National Honey Bee Day

National Honey Bee Day is August 18 and Coastal Empire Beer Co. is hosting a benefit for Savannah’s Coastal Empire Beekeepers Association. Come check out their Observational Hive at the taproom and support and learn about one of our planet’s most essential creatures. $1 FROM EACH PINT SOLD WILL SUPPORT CEBA. COASTALEMPIREBEER.COM/. COASTAL EMPIRE BEER CO, 79 ROSS RD.

ACTIVISM & POLITICS

CONNECT SAVANNAH | AUG 15-21, 2018

BLACK WOMEN’S EQUAL PAY DAY BRUNCH 9to5 Savannah Chapter will host a conversation around the wage gap for Black women, and what we can do in Georgia to help close that gap. Panelists are Cheryl Capers, Dr. Doretha Walker, and Reverend Doctor Carolyn Jordan. Moderator is Amanda Hollowell. Ticket includes a gift bag. $15 Sat., Aug. 18, 11 a.m. thepirateshouse.com. The Pirate’s House, 20 East Broad St. DRINKING LIBERALLY Every first and third Thursdays, 7:00 p.m. A gathering of Liberals for an informal discussion of politics, the economy, sports, entertainment, and the world around us. Free to attend. Food and beverages available for purchase. third Thursday of every month. (912) 341-7427. livingliberally. org/drinking/chapters/GA/savannah. Tondee’s Tavern, 7 E. Bay Street. 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 28 given, none.

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. VICTORIAN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION MEETINGS The VNA represents all residing, working or otherwise involved in the Victorian District and meets every second Tuesday of each month to the exception of the month of August. Meetings are held at The Mansion on Forsyth Park. Social starts at 5:30 p.m. and meetings start at 6 p.m.. For further questions please contact us: vnasavannahga2013@gmail. com We encourage membership but all are welcome to attend. There is no fee to attend our meetings. Free ongoing, 6-7 p.m. 912-233-0352. 1308 West, Henry St. and Montgomery St. 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. Armstrong Campus, Georgia Southern University, 11935 Abercorn St. CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR 2018 SAVANNAH FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL POSTER CONTEST Get your creative juices flowing and join in the 2018 Savannah Food & Wine Festival’s search for this year’s signature poster design. The premier culinary and wine festival is opening the poster competition to any artist or student over 21 years of

age, in any medium. Artwork must be a 24”x36” poster with live image area of 18”x30”. It should be original artwork depicting a culinary and wine element, be unique, and contain recognizable Savannah representation/imagery. Festival logo is optional and the poster must contain the date of the event, November 5-11, 2018, and the website, savannahfoodandwinefestival. com. For more information, email info@ savannahfoodandwinefest.com. Through Aug. 15. CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR THE PHOENIX FESTIVAL The Chatham County Resource Conservation and Education Center will be hosting a found art and reuse celebration called The Phoenix Festival – Celebrating Chatham County’s Revolution in Reuse on November 10. This event will feature 30 local artists who use recycled/upcycled/ reused material in their work. The festival will also include an electric car show, food trucks, musicians, performers and all sorts of fun and educational activities for all ages. The County does have a promotional budget for this event that we hope will become an annual celebration. Currently, we are looking for 30 of Chatham County’s most gifted artists to set up booths and

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