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Southside Optimist Club
The Savannah Shag Club
is a civic organization catering to youth and community service projects that meets every Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at Taylorâ€™s Restaurant inside the Days Inn on Mall Boulevard. Call Linda Lee at 695-7733.
Savannahâ€™s original shag club meets every Wednesday at the Holiday Inn Midtown at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. Call 927-9439.
Subbuteo Table Soccer meets monthly for tournaments and practice matches. For information, call 667-7204 or visit http://savannahsubbuteo.tripod.com.
Tybee Beautification Association meets the second Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. With the exception of the June and December meetings, the association meets at the Tybee Community Center.
Tybee Performing Arts Society (TAPS) meets the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the old Tybee school All interested, please attend or send e-mail to email@example.com.
Waving Girl Smocking Guild meets the fourth Mondays at 6:30 p.m., August through May, at the Coastal Development Services, 7712 Seawright Dr. Those who love smocking and sewing are invited to attend. New members are welcome.
Weekend Warriors is a program at Portmanâ€™s Music for people who were musicians as kids, but went on to pursue other types of careers. The cost is $95, which includes two hours of instruction each week for four weeks. The latest gear will be provided. Call 354-1500.
Writers Unite! Serious writers who want to read, do warmup writing, hold each other accountable, call 236-3660 and ask for Dana.
The Young Professionals of Savannah For information, contact Jacob Cottingham at Jacob@thesouthmag.com.
Dance Adult Ballet Classes at Islands Dance Academy. All levels welcome, including beginners. Challenging, rewarding and fun. Mondays at 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 7 p.m. at 115 Charlotte Rd. on Whitemarsh Island. Call Sue Braddy at 897-2100.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will come to Savannah on Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. at the Savannah Civic Centerâ€™s Johnny Mercer Theatre as part of the 2006 Black Heritage Festival. Admission will be free, but tickets are required. Call 691-6847 to reserve tickets. Unclaimed seats will be distributed to those waiting 10 minutes prior to the show.
Shag-Beach Bop-Etc. Savannah
body sculpture and senior toning. Want a total fitness program designed just for you? Make exercise and good health a passion. Call 656-1310 and ask for Peggy for a free fitness consultation.
hosts Magnificent Mondays from 7-9 p.m. at Doubleâ€™s, Holiday Inn/Midtown, 7100 Abercorn St. Free swing dance lessons are offered the first two Mondays and free shag lessons are offered the third and fourth Mondays. No cover and club membership is not necessary. Call 927-4784 or 398-8784 or visit www.shagbeachbop.com.
Youth Dance Program
Have you always wanted to try yoga but were unsure about participating in group classes? Do you need a safe, gentle and effective method of creating radiant health, reducing and even eliminating stress, and increasing happiness and joy in your life? Then consider learning the ancient and timehonored science of yoga in your own home. Instruction will be tailored to fit your individual needs and help you create a daily, personal practice or allow you to feel more confident practicing in a group setting. The instructor is certified and thoroughly educated in the practical applications of yoga as well as its history and philosophy, and has taught group classes and private students for the past 10 years. For information or scheduling, call Hunter Leaf, 354-9274.
The West Broad Street YMCA, Inc. presents its Instructional Dance Program in jazz and ballet for kids 4 to 18. $30 per month for one class and $35 per month for both classes. Call 233-1951.
Fitness A balanced life Student massage and yoga classes are offered at the Savannah School of Massage Therapy, Inc. Cost ranges from $20 to $30 for a one-hour massage and sessions are instructor supervised. Call 355-3011 for an appointment. Multi-level yoga classes are offered Monday and Friday at 5:45 p.m. Cost is $10 for drop-ins, $40 for a package card of five classes. Walk-ins are welcome. The school is located at 6413B Waters Ave. www.ssomt.com.
Center for Wellbeing Hatha Yoga classes are offered Monday and Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Suite 203 of the Candler Heart and Lung Building, 5356 Reynolds St. Cost is $30 for four sessions or $50 for 8 sessions. 819-6463.
The Jewish Education Alliance Join Amy Levy at 9:45 am on Fridays for yoga. Fee is $35 per month, Water Aerobics, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 10:30 am. Fee is $42 a month for up to 16 sessions, Step Aerobics will be offered at the JEA on Thursdayâ€™s at 6:15 am. Cost is $35 per month. Call Drew Edmonds at 3558111.
Ladies Living Smart fitness club provides nutritional education and exercise to encourage lifestyle changes at the St. Josephâ€™s/Candler African-American Health Information and Resource Center, 1910 Abercorn St. at 5:30 p.m. Call 447-6605.
Personally Yours Work-outs havenâ€™t been working for you? Just canâ€™t seem to fix problem spots or stay motivated? Look and feel absolutely fantastic. Personal trainer will come to your home, office or gym to work with you one on one to give the individual attention you deserve. Arthritis exercise therapy, deep
are offered at the St. Josephâ€™s/Candler Center for WellBeing, Suite 203 of the Candler Heart and Lung Building, 5356 Reynolds St. Four sessions are $30, eight sessions are $50. Pre-register by calling 8196463.
Private Yoga Instruction
Savannah Yoga Center The only center in the area that brings in the worldâ€™s leading yoga teachers to conduct workshops. Located at 25 E. 40th St. at Drayton. Call Kelley Crane at 441-6653 for more info and directions or visit www.savannahyoga.com. Current class schedule is as follows: Monday, Mellow Flow Yoga, all levels, 5:30-6:45 p.m.; Tuesday, Beginners Basic Yoga, 6-7:15 p.m.; Wednesday, Flow Yoga-All Levels, 6-7:15 p.m.; Saturday, Flow Yoga-All Levels, 10-11:15 a.m. (no class Oct. 8 due to workshop). Drop-in rates are $12, Students with ID $10, active duty military/dependents with ID $8. KIRTAN Indian Chant concert with David Newman â€?Durga Dasâ€? on Nov. 18. All workshops are held at Epworth Methodist Church, 2201 Bull St.
Tai Chi Classes are offered Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Suite 203, Candler Heart and Lung Building, 5356 Reynolds St. Four sessions are $30 or eight sessions are $50. Call 819-6463.
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Yogalates Classes are offered by St. Josephâ€™s/Candler for WellBeing on Thursdays from 5:45-6:45 p.m. in Suite 203 of the Candler Heart and Lung Building, 5356 Reynolds St. The cost is $30 for four sessions or $50 for eight sessions. Call 819-6463.
Food and Beverage 700 Kitchen Cooking Classes Holiday-themed classes for adults and children will be offered at Mansion on Forsyth Park, 700 Drayton St. New Yearâ€™s Eve Hors dâ€™ Ouevres will be offered Dec. 29 from 6:30-9 p.m. and Dec. 31 from 2:30-5 p.m. The cost is $90. Art of Entertaining: Christmas/Winter Brunch will be presented Dec. 31 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost is $90. Call 238-5158 and ask for cooking school reservations.
Calling All Cooks The Tybee Island Marine Science Center is planning to publish a cookbook that will feature seafood recipes along with illustrations and the natural history of the fish, crabs, shrimp, oysters, mussels, clams and so on featured in each dish. The cookbook also will include appetizers, salads, side dishes and deserts that will compliment the seafood entrees. Visit www.tybeemsc.org for information on submitting your recipes.
Gay & Lesbian Alpha Financial Management seminars A series of free seminars specifically designed for the LGBT community will be held. Attendees will learn about the tools needed to increase their wealth, protect their assets, take actions that are congruent with their own values, and to build a sense of financial and emotional security in life. For information, call 353-9343.
First City Network Board Meeting
Water aerobics at the JEA
Meets the first Monday at 6 p.m. at FCNâ€™s office, 307 E. Harris St., 3rd floor. 236-2489.
The Jewish Educational Alliance is offering aquatics classes. Call Shannon at 748-2393.
First City Network Community Center and Library
The FCN Community Center & Library is open Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Visitors are welcome to check out gay/lesbian books and obtain information on â€œGay Savannahâ€? businesses and happenings. www.firstcitynetwork.com. 236-CITY
The City of Savannah, Leisure Services, Recreation Services Department, offers a yoga class on Saturday from noon to 1 p.m. at the Windsor Forest Center, 414 Briarcliff Circle. The fee is $10 per month for ages 14 and over. Call 921-2105 or 651-3650.
Yoga @ Work
Tuesday 6-7:30 p.m. and Sunday 5-6:30 p.m.; Hatha Flow levels I and II Monday 6:30-8 p.m.; Vinyasa Flow-Power Yoga Saturday 910 a.m. and Thursday 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Mommy & Me Yoga Monday 4-5 p.m. for 5years old and up and Wednesday from 4-5 p.m. for 2 and 4-year-olds; Baby & Mommy Yoga call for schedule. Private instruction and gift certificates available. Whitemarsh Center, 115 Charlotte Rd. Cost is $12 for drop-ins and $75 for eight classes. Call 8980361.
A six-week series of Yoga @ Work will be held Mondays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in offices located in downtown Savannah starting in January. The series will incorporate discussions about stress and provide tools to use during the work day to combat the stress we all experience. The class is available to all ages and levels of physical ability. No special attire is needed. The instructor is Ann Carroll. The cost is $90. Call 667-8877 for information on space availability or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Yoga Room Hatha Flow Level I Wednesday 10-11:30 a.m., Friday 6-7:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to noon; Hatha Flow levels I and II,
First City Networkâ€™s Workforce project offers assistance to youth and young adults who need and want a job or a better job. Call 236-2489 or send e-mail to email@example.com.
Friends & Company bowling league meets Sundays at 5:30 p.m. at AMF Victory Lanes, 2055 E. Victory Dr. 354-5710.
Gay AA Meeting meets Sunday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at 307 E. Harris St., second floor. For information, contact Mark at 441-4407.
Georgia Equality Savannah is the local chapter of Georgia's largest gay rights group. 104 W. 38th St. 944-0996.
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