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Benefits & Fundraisers Just Helping Out Poker Run The second annual Tommy’s Just Helping Out Poker Run will be held Saturday, Feb. 19 at Tommy’s in Pooler to benefit Melissa Clemmons Wilson, a 28-year-old cancer patient. Sign-in is at 10 a.m. with the first out at 11 a.m. and the last out at 12:30 p.m. The last in will be at 4:30 p.m. The cost is $15 per hand or $20 for two hands per bike per rider. For information, call 748-8576 or Mikie at 6577247.

SCAD Tsunami Relief

Tropical Treasures

A combination rummage/bake sale and raffle with household items, furniture, crafts, clothing and more will be held Feb. 19 and 20 at 410 Lindwood Rd. in Windsor Forest. Proceeds will go to the Savannah Chapter of the American Red Cross for victims of the Asian tsunami. For information or to donate/volunteer, call Patricia at 920-0289 or Carrie at 404-457-5365.

Call for Entries Chatham County Chamber seeks musicians The Chatham County Chamber Group is seeking classically trained musicians. Call 234-0949 or send e-mail to

The Ugliest Boat Contest The Savannah International Boat Show is searching for the ugliest boat. Owners of ugly boats are encouraged to submit photos by Feb. 21 to ugliestboat. All photos will be posted on the website and votes will be cast for the top five ugliest from Feb. 21-25. The owners will be contacted by March 1, and the winner will be announced at the boat show on March 6. Prizes will include boat show tickets and other gifts.

Classes & Workshops AARP 55 Alive This two-day, four-hours each day class focuses on refreshing driving skills, reviews the rules of the road and identifies areas where changes take place as we age. The cost is $10 per person. Upon completion, most insurance carriers may deduct up to 10 percent on certain parts of an insurance policy for a period of three years. Classes will be held Feb. 24 and 25 from 1-5 p.m. at

Adult Education The Women’s Center of Wesley Community Centers in collaboration with Royce Learning Centers and Hope House of Savannah offers tutoring every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in basic literacy skills, GED preparation and computer training. Call 4475711 or stop by the center at 1601 Drayton St. to register.

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is held every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon at The Art School, 74 W. Montgomery Crossroads, No. B-2. A variety of models and extended poses are available to artists who would like to pursue figure work. The cost is divided among participants, averaging $50 per 5 weeks. Call 921-1151 for more information.

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The Office of Adult Academic Services at Armstrong Atlantic State University will host this informational session on Feb. 17 from 68 p.m. at the Richmond Hill Library, 9607 Ford Ave. Call 961-3163.

The Art School provides quality art instruction for ages 6 through adults. Register now for after-school classes. Classes provide a comfortable, noncompetitive atmosphere for students of all levels. Classes are a great way to develop a portfolio for those interested in pursuing visual arts. Classes are avaialble for homeschooled students. Tuition includes professional art supplies. Located across from Summit Gymnastics/Sharks Cheerleading at 74 W. Montgomery Crossroads No. B-2. Call 921-1125 for information or visit

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St. Joseph’s/Candler Childhood Injury Prevention Program offers a class for boys and girls 11-15 who want to become babysitters. The cost is $35, which includes lunch and a training manual, plus certification on completion of the class. Registration and pre-payment are required. 819-8583.

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Adult Pottery Classes

Savannah Speech & Hearing Center is offering Baby Sign classes for babies aged 6-12 months and their parents. Communicate with your baby before you knew it was possible. Classes are offered in four-week sessions every month. Times vary. The cost is $50, which includes materials. To register, call 355-4601.



Adult Figure Studio

Don’t just re-glaze pre-made pottery, learn how to make and glaze your own personalized functional pottery or sculpture in these seven-week sessions. Classes cover hand building and glazing techniques and introduce historical and contemporary ceramic artists for inspiration. Small class size offers maximum attention and encouragement. Instructor is an established artist exhibiting her work internationally who formerly taught at Ohio State University and Denison University. Beginners, experienced, SCAD students and faculty all welcome. Call Krista at 313-5442 to register for morning or evening classes.

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Tsunami Fundraiser

are held at The Art School on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon. Beginners are welcome. For information, call Lind Hollingworth at The Art School, 921-1151.

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St. Michael’s PTO will present its eighth annual silent and live auction with work from local artisans, vacation getaways, an array of gift baskets and more on Saturday, Feb. 19 at 7 at the Tybee Island American Legion. Tickets are $5, which includes admission and hors d’oeuvres. A cash bar will be available. Call Valerie Beaudreau at 786-6026.

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Savannah College of Art and Design student groups are raising money for tsunami relief. Students from Fibers Force, the college’s fibers department student organization, coordinated the creation of a queen-sized modern quilt composed of 36 squares made by fibers students, faculty and alumnus. The quilt is on display at shopSCAD, 340 Bull St. until Friday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m., when it will be raffled off at Merge, the fibers departemnt open house at Gordon Hall, 439 E. Broad St. Raffle tickets are $5 each or $10 for three tickets and may be purchased at shopSCAD.

Sterne Agee at Skidaway Village. Call Katy at 598-8998 or Mary Jane Shuman at 927-0500.


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