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| Happenings a variety of activities, tours and events that will assist you in learning about Savannah and making new friends. Call 351-3171. Savannah Parrot Head Club Love a laid-back lifestyle? Beach, buffet and no dress code. Check out for the events calendar or e-mail mickie_ Savannah Scooter Gang Connecting local riders to swap tips, stories, parts, mods and secrets. No obligation other than networking, and possibly arranging a monthly weekend ride to take over the streets downtown. Show off your scoot and ride with pride -- put ‘em in a line and watch the stares. Contact Travis at or Savannah Ski and Adventure Club For snow-covered mountain-loving people and their friends. All are welcome. Meets for a wide variety of activities throughout the year. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of every month at rotating locations. Visit Savannah Sunrise Rotary Club meets Thursdays from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at the First City Club. meets Thursdays from 7:308:30 a.m. at the First City Club. First City Club, 32 Bull St. 912-238-4548. Savannah Toastmasters helps you improve speaking and leadership skills in a friendly and supportive environment on Mondays at 6:15 p.m. at Memorial Health University Medical Center, Conference Room C. 352-1935. Memorial Health University Medical Center, 4700 Waters Avenue. 912-350-8000. Savannah’s First Pug Playday This group meets every first Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Savannah Dog Park at 41st and Drayton streets. All humans and dogs who live in a pug household are welcome. A donation to the Savannah Dog Park would be appreciated. Contact Mike or Melinda at Savannah Dog Park, East 41st Lane and Drayton St. St. Almo The name stands for Savannah True Animal Lovers Meeting Others. Informal dog walks are held Sundays (weather permitting). Meets at 5 p.m. at Canine Palace, 618 Abercorn St. (Time changes with the season.) Call 2343336. Canine Palace Inc, 618 Abercorn St. 912-234-3336. www.caninepalacesavannah. com Sweet Adeline Chorus rehearses weekly on Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m. in St. Joseph’s Hopsital’s meeting rooms. Contact St. Joseph’s Hospital, 11705 Mercy Blvd. 912819-4100. Telfair Academy Guild will meet Nov. 12 in the Jepson Center for the Arts Neises Auditorium. Jack Morris, of the Morris & Whiteside Galleries in Hilton Head, will speak on Collecting Art. New members are welcome. Call 598-4999. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 York St. 912-790-8800. www. continued on page 40


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1 Cop call 2 Word in many kid rappers’ names 3 David Duchovny’s wife 4 About 5 Movie with the line “There is no spoon” 6 “Gnarly!” 7 “Can ___ now?” 8 Like smart kids 9 End of a belief? 10 Monopoly card 11 “I’ve got it!” 12 Take a breather from eating 15 “Nobody creates ___. It just happens.” -- Jim Henson 18 Grunge band whose final album was 1995’s “Infrared Riding Hood” 22 Rigel, for example 24 Peon 25 Command to a dog 27 Light red or brown, in horse colors 28 Like some doubts 29 Starting point 31 Dome-shaped structure 36 Anesthetizes 38 Music in some “Weird Al” Yankovic medleys 39 “Scott ___ Is 45...and Single” 40 ___ in the room 41 Part of a Caribbean island 42 Fifth Avenue store 46 South ___ 47 Like “Survivor” councils 48 1996 Tool album that went triple platinum 49 Disconnect 52 Publishing ID 53 It may come with a choking hazard warning 58 John of “Good Times” 60 Study 62 Gold, to Guillermo 63 Three letters in ingredient lists that denote “sugar” 64 ___ Building (former name of an NYC skyscraper) 65 Up to this point

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Savannah Brewers League. Moon River Brewing Co., 21 W. Bay St. Savannah Browns Backers This is an official fan club recognized by the Cleveland Browns NFL football team. Meet with Browns fans to watch the football games and support your favorite team Sundays at game time at Tubby’s Tank House in Thunderbolt. The group holds raffles and trips and is looking into having tailgate parties in the future. Call Kathy Dust at 373-5571 or send e-mail to or Dave Armstrong at or 925-4709. Tubby’s Tank House (Thunderbolt), 2909 River Dr. 912-354-9040. Savannah Council, Navy League of the United States has a dinner meeting the fourth Tuesday of each month (except December) at 6 p.m. at the Hunter Club, Hunter Army Airfield. Call John Findeis at 748-7020. Hunter Army Airfield, 525 Leonard Neat St. 912-355-1060. Savannah Fencing Club offers beginning classes Tuesday and Thursday evenings for six weeks. Fees are $40. Some equipment is provided. After completing the class, you may become a member of the Savannah Fencing Club for $5 per month. Experienced fencers are welcome to join. Call 429-6918 or send email to Savannah Friends of Music General Meeting Savannah Friends of Music, whose mission is to support, promote and sponsor classical music and music education in Savannah and the surrounding area, will hold its general meeting Jan. 21 at 11 a.m. at the Johnny Harris Banquet Facility, 1701 E. Victory Dr. A brief business meeting will be followed by entertainment by the 13th Colony Sound singers. Lunch will follow. Checks for $25 made out to Savannah Friends of Music may be sent to Karen Cassard, 6 Riding Lane, Savannah, 31411 by January 17th. Casual attire is suggested (blue jeans preferred) and new members are welcome. Through Jan. 21, 2008. Johnny Harris Restaurant, 1651 East Victory Drive. 912-354-7810. Savannah Jaycees for young professionals ages 21 to 39 is a Junior Chamber of Commerce that focuses on friendship, career development and community involvement. Meets the second and fourth Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is included and there is no charge for guests. Call 961-9913 or visit Savannah Kennel Club meets every fourth Monday of the month from September through May at 7:30 p.m. at Ryan’s restaurant on Stephenson Avenue. It is an education organization dedicated to informing the public about current events in the world of dogs and those who love them. Those wishing to eat before the meeting are encouraged to arrive earlier. For details, visit Savannah Newcomers Club is open to all women who have been in the Savannah area for less than two years. Membership includes a monthly luncheon and program and, in addition, the club hosts

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