COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Email your event at least two weeks in advance to calendar@savannahnow.com. You can also mail to Community Calendar, P.O. Box 1088, Savannah, GA 31402. Announcements are printed daily in the Accent section in chronological order as space allows. For information, call 912-652-0365. See a complete list of events online at savannahnow.com.

 

JUNE 18

Free vessel safety check

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Savannah, performs free vessel safety inspections: June 18, Hogen Marin, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Bond. Contact Flotilla 10-2 at www.savannahaux.org or George Scuorzo at 912-756-5152 or gscuorzo@aol.com.

Arts, crafts, entertainment festival

Unity in the Community will host its monthly Artists, Crafters & Entertainment Festival on River Street, Rousakis Plaza from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 18. This month is Father’s Day Unity Camp. Details: 912-495-8838 or UnityntheCommunity@hotmail.com.

Free lunches for kids

Free lunch meals served for school-age children or those young people who are disabled and are served by the Chatham County Public School System will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 26 to 30. At Connor’s Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 509 W. Gwinnett St. In partnership with America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia. Also July 3 to 7, except July 4. Food must be eaten on premises, and children must be picked up at the completion of meal.

County property tax levy to be discussed

The Chatham County Board of Commissioners intends to increase the property taxes it will levy this year by 2.74 percentage over the rollback millage rate for general maintenance and operations taxes, and increase the property taxes it will levy this year by 40.99 percentage over the rollback millage rate for special service district taxes, and 72.46 percentage over the rollback millage rate for Chatham Area Transit Authority. Details at public hearing will be at 9:30 a.m. June 23 at Commissioner’s meeting room, 124 Bull St. Commissioners may decide to cancel the unnecessary hearings and take action at their regularly scheduled meeting at 9:30 a.m. June 24.

Confucius Institute youth summer camp

The Confucius Institute at Savannah State University will host a youth summer camp June 19-30, Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Children ages 8 to 12 will learn about Chinese culture and language. Activities include beginner tai chi, games, traditional art projects and more. Registration: $200 per participant, includes lunch and snacks, at: savannahstate.edu/confucius.

JUNE 19

Tybee Island Farmers Market

The Tybee Island Farmers Market will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Nonsmoking and pet friendly. Info: www.tybeeislandfarmersmarket.org.

Open house at Savannah Fire stations

Savannah fire will hold open houses from 6 to 8 p.m. June 19 at Station 1, East 63rd St.; Station 4, 2401 Augusta Ave.; and Station 10, 13710 Coffee Bluff Road. The community is invited to meet and talk with fire fighters.

Confucius Institute youth summer camp

The Confucius Institute at Savannah State University will host a youth summer camp June 19-30, Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Children ages 8 to 12 will learn about Chinese culture and language. Activities include beginner tai chi, games, traditional art projects and more. Registration: $200 per participant, includes lunch and snacks, at: savannahstate.edu/confucius.

Savannah Skatepark fundraiser

The Savannah Skatepark Last Hurrah fundraiser will be from 5 to 10 p.m. June 19 at the Alleycat Lounge, 207 W. Broughton St. The Alleycat Lounge will donate 20 percent of drink sales from 5 to 10 p.m.

TEA Party to meet

The Savannah TEA Party will meet at 5:30 p.m. June 19 at tubby’s Tank House in Thurderbold. Social at 5. Topic: Tracking Savannah’s money.

JUNE 19-22

Summer Cheerleading Sports Camp

The Savannah Parks and Recreation Services Summer Cheerleading Sports Camps for ages 5 to 15 will be held Mondays through Thursdays June 19 to 22 and 26 to 29 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Alee Temple Arena. Cost for first session: $45 for city residents, $50 for non-residents. Cost for last session, the Georgia Games: $50 for resident, $55 for non-resident. Includes lunch through the Summer Lunch Program. Register at Paulson Softball Complex, 7171 Skidaway Road. Info: Betty Burns at 912-351-3852.

JUNE 20

‘Cat in the Hat’ for $2

“Cat in the Hat” will be shown at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. June 20 as part of the Two for Tuesdays at the Mars Theatre in Springfield. Tickets: $2, small drinks $1, small popcorns $2. Info: www.marstheatre.com.

Learn how to manage fire ants

“The Biology and Management of Imported Fire Ants” will be presented by Chatham County Extension Coordinator and Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent Tim Davis at 7 p.m. June 20 at First Presbyterian Church, 520 E. Washington Ave. Free and open to the public.

Tybee City Council to recognize Coast Guard

Tybee Island City Council, the Burke Day Public Safety Building, 78 Van Horn, will hold a ceremony at its regular council meeting at 7 p.m. June 20 declaring August as Coast Guard Month. Flyover by a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from USCG Air Station Savannah. A 29’ USCG Response Boat will also be on display. Coast Guardsmen from each of the six units in Chatham County will be on hand to participate. Consent agenda will be set for 6:30 p.m. with the regular meeting at 7. Info: 866-786-4573 or www.cityoftybee.org

Savannah Navy League to meet

Savannah Navy League dinner and program will begin at 5:30 p.m. June 20 at Carey Hilliard’s 11111 Abercorn St. Speakers: Savannah River Pilot Craig Maggioni and Savannah Docking Master Bob Cooey. Update on the navigation/handling of the larger vessels , including Post- Panamax vessels, calling at Savannah. Dinner: $22, reservations: Jeff Zureick at 912- 450-0521 or www.savannahnavyleague.us

Crabbing field trip

10 a.m. to noon June 20 at UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle. Learn all about the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, during a catch-and-release crabbing lesson on the dock behind the UGA Aquarium. Ages 5 and up, children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: $15, cash or check only. Info: Kayla Clark, kayla270@uga.edu, 912-598-3345.

Open house at Savannah Fire stations

Savannah Fire will hold open houses from 6 to 8 p.m. June 20 at Station 2, 5 Skyline Drive; Station 3, 121 E Oglethorpe Ave; Station 8, 2824 Bee Road and Station 13, 11 McKenna Drive. The community is invited to meet and talk with fire fighters.

Savannah Skatepark fundraiser

The North Beach Bar and Grill, 33 Meddin Ave., Tybee Island, will host a Greg Allman Tribute from 6 p.m. to midnight June 20. High Velocity will perform from 7 to 10 p.m. Suggested donation $10. The Grill is donating 18 percent of proceeds to the Savannah Skatepark fundraiser. Silent auction. Info: savannahskatepark@gmail.com

JUNE 21

Tybee Development Authority to meet

Tybee Island Development Authority/Main Street Board of Directors to meet at 6 p.m. June 21 at the City Hall auditorium, 403 Butler Ave. Info: www.cityoftybee.org or 912-786-4573.

Schools property tax levy to be discussed

The Board of Public Education for Savannah and Chatham County will tentatively adopt a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 2.83 percent. Public hearings will be held at 6 p.m. June 21 at the Jessie Collier DeLoach Board Room, Whitney Administrative Complex, 2 Laura Ave.

Free Microsoft Excel workshop

St. Joseph’s/Candler African American Health Information and Resource Center, 1910 Abercorn St., will hold a free Microsoft Excel Part II workshop from 2 to 6 p.m. June 22. Taught by Microsoft Certified Instructors. Info: 912-447- 6605.

Documentary, discussion on incarceration

First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave., will host an “Imlay House Conversation” at 6 p.m. June 21, sponsored by the Social Concerns Committee. Light dinner and screening of “Milwaukee 53206,” an award-winning documentary about the zip code with the highest incarceration rate in the United States. Volunteers who lead Bible studies at the Chatham County Jail will moderate discussion. All are welcome.

Open house at Savannah Fire stations

Savannah Fire will hold open houses from 6 to 8 p.m. June 21 at Station 5, 10 W. 33rd St.; Station 11, 111844 Apache Ave; and Station 12, 1205 Bradley Blvd. The community is invited to meet and talk with fire fighters.

JUNE 22

Savannah City Council meeting

June 22. All regularly scheduled meetings are held at 2 p.m. every other Thursday (unless a conflict with another meeting or holiday) in the Council Chambers, 2nd Floor of City Hall. On each date, the Mayor and Aldermen attend a work session and briefing by the City Manager which usually begins at 10 a.m. in the 2nd Floor Media Room. Info: 912-651-6410

Skidaway Island Kiwanis Club meeting

The Kiwanis Club of Skidaway Island will meet at 7:25 a.m. June 22 in the Plantation Ballroom, The Landings, 1 Cottonwood Lane. Speaker: Allison Newberry on the Mars Theatre. Free and open to the public/reservations required with Chris Butler at 912-443-1492.

Savannah Jaycees fundraiser

The Savannah Jaycees will host a Mix & Mingle from 5:30 to 7 p.m. June 22 at Savannah Cocktail Co., 10 Whitaker St., prior to the July 20 Charity Date Night Auction to announce all the auction participants and their charities. Free. Email nominations for the auction to the Savannah Jaycees at savannahjaycees@gmail.com. Info on Facebook.

Healthy Bingo night

St. Joseph’s/Candler African American Health Information and Resource Center, 1910 Abercorn St., will hold Healthy Bingo from 5:30 to 7 p.m. June 22. Info: 912-447- 6605.

Open house at Savannah Fire stations

Savannah Fire will hold open houses from 6 to 8 p.m. June 22 at Station 6, 3000 Liberty Pkwy.; Station 7, 6902 Sallie Mood Drive; and Station 9, 2235 Capital St. The community is invited to meet and talk with fire fighters.

JUNE 23

Tybee Lighthouse sunset tours

June 23. Tybee Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Experience the lighthouse after hours. The 90-minute tour includes a climb to the top of the lighthouse to experience a Tybee Island sunset. Tickets: $25, nonrefundable. For ages 13 and older. Reservations required. Call 912-786-5801.

Soprano Zetlan to perform

Internationally recognized soprano Jennifer Zetlan will perform at 7:30 p.m. June 23 at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1 W. Ridge Road. Free; donations gladly accepted. Info: 912-598-1188.

‘He Has Seen War’

The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force will host a screening of the HBO documentary “He Has Seen War” at 8 p.m. June 23 at the Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn St. Doors open at 7, question and answer session to follow the film. Free and open to the public. Author and historian Donald L. Miller will discuss the film. Miller was a writer and associate producer for the film, which focuses on the struggles soldiers faced when they returned from World War II.

County property tax levy to be discussed

The Chatham County Board of Commissioners intends to increase the property taxes it will levy this year by 2.74 percentage over the rollback millage rate for general maintenance and operations taxes, and increase the property taxes it will levy this year by 40.99 percentage over the rollback millage rate for special service district taxes, and 72.46 percentage over the rollback millage rate for Chatham Area Transit Authority. Details at public hearing at 9:30 a.m. June 23 at Commissioner’s meeting room, 124 Bull St. Commissioners may decide to cancel the unnecessary hearings and take action at their regularly scheduled meeting at 9:30 a.m. June 24.

JUNE 24

County property tax levy to be discussed

The Chatham County Board of Commissioners intends to increase the property taxes it will levy this year by 2.74 percentage over the rollback millage rate for general maintenance and operations taxes, and increase the property taxes it will levy this year by 40.99 percentage over the rollback millage rate for special service district taxes, and 72.46 percentage over the rollback millage rate for Chatham Area Transit Authority. At Commissioner’s meeting room, 124 Bull St., commissioners may take action at their regularly scheduled meeting at 9:30 a.m. June 24.

Fire Department Summer Cook Off

The Richmond Hill Fire Department will host a Summer Cook-Off with a BBQ competition and cornhole tournament from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 24 at J.F. Gregory Park, 521 Cedar St., Richmond Hill. Features live music, inflatables and kids’ games, raffles, crafts, vendors, a free Zumba class, and a “kiss the pig” booth. All proceeds from the event will benefit Operation Presents Under the Tree to help Richmond Hill families keep the Christmas spirit alive for their children. Info: Lt. Brendon Greene at 508-837-0841 or bgreene@richmondhill-ga.gov.

Hippie party at the Elks

Remember the 50th anniversary of the summer of love during this hippie party from 6:30 to 11 p.m. June 24 at the Elks Lodge, 183 Wilshire Blvd. Dress appropriately! Proceeds donated to Elks Aidmore Auxiliary Charities. Cost: $15/person. RSVP to Sharonj123@bellsouth.net or 912-927-1595

Hands-on archaeology experience

Take part in an active archaeological dig on Ossabaw Island from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 24. Led by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Archaeology Division and the University of Georgia, this excavation of a 19th-century plantation site on Ossabaw Island is the fourth year of a 10-year archaeological project. Departure location: Delegal Creek Marina, 1 Marina Drive, The Landings, Skidaway Island. Details/cost: $95 at www.ossabawisland.net or call 912-233-5104.

LIFE fundraiser with Savannah Bananas

The Savannah Bananas and Living Independence for everyone Inc. will hold a LIFE Night at 7 p.m. June 24 at Grayson Stadium. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $15, includes unlimited food; $5 from each ticket sold goes to LIFE to support services for people with disabilities. Must be purchased through LIFE, through PayPall at www.lifecil.com or at the LIFE office, 5105 Paulsen St., Suite 143-B. Info: Fran Todd at ftodd@lifecil.com.

STEAM Fest at railroad museum

Coastal Heritage Society will hold STEAM Fest, designed to share science, technology, engineering, art and math education initiatives and to launch the summer steam site tours by rail at Georgia State Railroad Museum, 655 Louisville Road. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 24. Cost: regular museum admission of $10, $6 for children under 12. Free for society members.

Summer Sizzle 5K

Horizons Savannah’s Summer Sizzler 5K will be June 24 at JC Cannon Fields on Wilmington Island. Kids 1 mile race begins at 7:15 a.m. followed by the 5Kat 7:30. Pre-event registration is $30, race day is $35. Kid’s race $5. Finish line party incudes cool summer treats and age group awards. Info/register: sizzler5k.org

Investigate invertebrate at the aquarium

9 a.m. to noon June 24 at UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle. Join aquarium staff for hands-on explorations of coastal habitats and laboratory studies. Investigate the hidden invertebrates of the Skidaway River while watching skeleton shrimp under the microscope and catching blue crabs off the dock. Registration required: Contact: Kayla Clark, kayla270@uga.edu, 912-598-3345. Cost: $22, cash or check only.

King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation annual awards Gala

The King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation Inc. will hold its 20th annual awards gala at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Savannah State University in the new Student Center. A silent auction will be at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $75 at 912-335-8868 or engage@beachinstitute.org

JUNE 24-25

Free vessel safety check

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Savannah, performs free vessel safety inspections: June 24, Landing Harbor Marina, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Luettick; June 25, Half Moon Marina-Midway, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Scuorzo. Contact Flotilla 10-2 at www.savannahaux.org or George Scuorzo at 912-756-5152 or gscuorzo@aol.com.

Amateur Radio Society Field Day

The Coastal Amateur Radio Society Field Day will be from 2 p.m. June 24 to 2 p.m. June 25 at 194 Crossroads Pkwy. Event tests test field preparedness and emergency communications abilities of the amateur radio community. The public is invited free to learn about the society, includes exhibits. Info: coastalamateurradio@gmail.com.

JUNE 25

Junior Ranger camps

Junior Ranger camps at Skidaway Island State Park will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the weeks of June 26 and July 10 for ages 6 to 11 years old. A week of hikes, crafts, games focused on the natural and cultural heritage of Georgia. Children will work to earn a Junior Ranger patch. Registration limited. Details: 912-598-2300.

Free lunches for kids

Free lunch meals served for school-age children or those young people who are disabled and are served by the Chatham County Public School System will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 26 to 30. At Connor’s Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 509 W. Gwinnett St. In partnership with America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia. Also July 3 to 7, except July 4. Food must be eaten on premises, and children must be picked up at the completion of meal.

JUNE 26

Tybee Island Farmers Market

The Tybee Island Farmers Market will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Nonsmoking and pet friendly. Info: www.tybeeislandfarmersmarket.org.

JUNE 26-30

Free lunches for kids

Free lunch meals served for school-age children or those young people who are disabled and are served by the Chatham County Public School System will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 26 to 30. At Connor’s Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 509 W. Gwinnett St. In partnership with America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia. Also July 3 to 7, except July 4. Food must be eaten on premises, and children must be picked up at the completion of meal.

JUNE 26-29

Summer Cheerleading Sports Camp

The Savannah Parks and Recreation Services Summer Cheerleading Sports Camp for ages 5 to 15 will be held Monday through Thursday June 26 to 29 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Alee Temple Arena. Cost: $50 for resident, $55 for non-resident for the Georgia Games. Includes lunch through the Summer Lunch Program. Register at Paulson Softball Complex, 7171 Skidaway Road. Info: Betty Burns at 912-351-3852.

JUNE 27

Railroad retirees to meet

The Savannah Area Railroad Retirees, families and guests will meet at 6 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month at Carey Hilliard’s Restaurant, 11111 Abercorn St. Info: 912-826-1147.

Free healthy heart seminar

Enmarket and Healthy Savannah present a free seminar on a healthy heart from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 27 at the Savannah Morning News auditorium, 1375 Chatham Parkway. Robert Rollings will present “7 Ways Your Heart Health is Linked to a Healthy Lifestyle” Free lunch, register at healthysavannah.org.

‘Madagascar’ for $2

“Madagascar” will be shown at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. June 27 as part of the Two for Tuesdays at the Mars Theatre in Springfield. Tickets: $2, small drinks $1, small popcorns $2. Info: www.marstheatre.com.

Ogeechee Audubon field trip

Ogeechee Audubon field trip the north end of Tybee Island June 27. Meet at Jaycee Park at 6 p.m. Look for gulls, terns and other summer nesting birds. Leader: Diana Churchill at dichurchbirds@gmail.com or 912-604-7539.

Learn about heart health, healthy lifestyle

Cardiologist Robert Rollings will present “Seven Ways Your Heart Health is Linked to a Healthy Lifestyle” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 27 at the Encourage Health Education Series at the Savannah Morning News Auditorium, 1375 Chatham Pkwy. Free and open to the public, but registration is required as a healthy lunch will be provided. To RSVP, healthysavannah.org/2017-encourage-health-series/.

Marsh mucking field trip

10 a.m. to noon June 27 at UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle. Pull on your mud boots and join educators on a trek through Georgia’s expansive salt marshes. Watch fiddler crabs dancing, hum to periwinkle snails and search for signs of other animals, like raccoons and birds, that use this important coastal habitat. Ages 5 and up, children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: $15, cash or check only. Info: Kayla Clark, kayla270@uga.edu, 912-598-3345.

JUNE 27-29

Free HIV testing

Coastal Health District HIV Prevention Program will provide free HIV testing from 3 to 7 p.m. June 27 and 28 and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 29 at Walgreens, 2109 E. Victory Drive. No appointment necessary. Info: Diane DeVore at 912-644-5828 or Diane.Devore@dph.ga.gov.

JUNE 28

Metro transportation planning meeting

The Coastal Region Metropolitan Planning Organization board will meet at 10 a.m. June 28 at MPC Arthur A. Mendonsa Hearing Room, 112 E. State St. Accepting public comments on draft report through June 27, available at www.thempc.org/Dept/Tran. Info: 912-651-1466.

JUNE 29

Skidaway Island Kiwanis Club meeting

The Kiwanis Club of Skidaway Island will meet at 7:25 a.m. June 29 in the Plantation Ballroom, The Landings, 1 Cottonwood Lane. Speaker: AT&T Regional Director Gary Sanchez. Free and open to the public/reservations required with Chris Butler at 912-443-1492.

Free cookout for Garden City seniors

Garden City’s Parks and Recreation and Senior Center is holding a cookout free to its senior citizens at the Garden City Senior Center, 78 Varnedoe Drive. Starts at 11:15 a.m. with food served at 11:45 a.m. June 29. Free food. Door prizes. Info: Garden City Senior Center at 912-966-7791 or the Parks and Recreation Office at 912-966-7788.

JUNE 30

The Next Generation’s Summer Soiree

7 to 10 p.m. June 30, Savannah Yacht Club, 730 Bradley Point Road. Live entertainment and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Benefits the Kids Only Campaign at the Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah. Tickets: $100 at nextgenerationsavannah.com or memorialhealth.com/summersoiree. Info: Janet Kolbush at 912-350-6369 or kolbuja1@memorialhealth.com.

JUNE 30-JULY 2

Plaster repair workshop

6 to 9 p.m. June 30 and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 1-2. Learn the basics of lime chemistry, gypsum chemistry, mixing mortars, molding theory, casting, and bench work. Learn about the plaster trades and their application to the preservation and restoration of historic homes. At Savannah Tech on White Bluff Road. Cost: $50 at savannnahtech.edu.

Stained glass lamp workshop

6 to 9 p.m. June 30 and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 1-2. Learn the fundamental tools and techniques of stained glass, such as scoring, cutting, soldering, and tinning, as well as their application to the fabrication of basic lamp shades. At Savannah Tech on White Bluff Road. Cost: $75, includes material fee, at savannnahtech.edu.

Woodturning workshop

6 to 9 p.m. June 30 and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 1-2. Learn how to turn a block of wood into an item of beauty. Using a lathe to “turn” the wood, students will learn about wood projects, tools, and safety techniques for creating a turned piece of their own. No experience necessary. At Savannah Tech on White Bluff Road. Cost: $75, includes material fee, at savannnahtech.edu.

JULY 1

Cars and Coffee museum event

The Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum, 11460 Ford Ave., monthly Cars and Coffee will be 9 to 11 a.m. July 1. View the cars and tour the museum, formerly the Henry Ford Kindergarten. Admission is free and coffee can be purchased for 25 cents with a $1 donation to the museum.

Chinese language, tai chi classes

The Confucius Institute at Savannah State University will offer Chinese language classes and tai chi classes for adult learners on Saturdays in July. Cost: $50 per learner. Free to students with ID from SSU or Armstrong State University. Register/info: savannahstate.edu/confucius.

Holiday festival in Daffin Park

Southern Family Food+Music Festival will be from 1 to 7 p.m. July 1 in Daffin Park. Music, food trucks, cornhole, more. Info: southernfamilyfestival.com

JULY 1-2

Free vessel safety check

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Savannah, performs free vessel safety inspections: July 1, Landings Harbor Marina, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Luettich; July 2, Fish Tales-Richmond Hill, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Scuorzo. Contact Flotilla 10-2 at www.savannahaux.org or George Scuorzo at 912-756-5152 or gscuorzo@aol.com.

JULY 2

Savannah Winds Patriotic Concert

July 2, 3 p.m.: Savannah Winds Patriotic Concert; Armstrong State University Fine Arts Auditorium, reserved Seating $12-$20, discounts available. A salute to those who have served and those who currently serve in the U.S. Armed Forces. Favorites by John Philip Sousa, Irving Berlin, Henry Fillmore, Lee Greenwood and others will be played, and a presentation of the 2016 Chatham County Veteran of the Year along with several scholarships and awards will occur. Info: armstrong.edu.

Free lunches for kids

Free lunch meals served for school-age children or those young people who are disabled and are served by the Chatham County Public School System will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 3 to 7, except July 4. At Connor’s Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 509 W. Gwinnett St. In partnership with America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia. Also Food must be eaten on premises, and children must be picked up at the completion of meal.

JULY 3

Tybee Island Farmers Market

The Tybee Island Farmers Market will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Nonsmoking and pet friendly. Info: www.tybeeislandfarmersmarket.org.

WW II veterans to be honored

RSVP by July 3. A luncheon to honor our World War II veterans will be hosted by the Savannah Area Republican Women at Carey Hilliard’s ,1111 Abercorn St., at noon July 5. Reservations by July 3 to sarwreservations@gmail.com or 912-398-0111.

JULY 3-7

Free lunches for kids

Free lunch meals served for school-age children or those young people who are disabled and are served by the Chatham County Public School System will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 3 to 7, except July 4. At Connor’s Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 509 W. Gwinnett St. In partnership with America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia. Also Food must be eaten on premises, and children must be picked up at the completion of meal.

JULY 4

‘Angry Birds’ for $2

“Angry Birds” will be shown at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. July 4 as part of the Two for Tuesdays at the Mars Theatre in Springfield. Tickets: $2, small drinks $1, small popcorns $2. Info: www.marstheatre.com.

JULY 5

WW II veterans to be honored

RSVP by July 3. A luncheon to honor our World War II veterans will be hosted by the Savannah Area Republican Women at Carey Hilliard’s ,1111 Abercorn St., at noon July 5. Reservations by July 3 to sarwreservations@gmail.com or 912-398-0111.

JULY 6

Savannah City Council meeting

July 6 and 20. All regularly scheduled meetings are held at 2 p.m. every other Thursday (unless a conflict with another meeting or holiday) in the Council Chambers, 2nd Floor of City Hall. On each date, the Mayor and Aldermen attend a work session and briefing by the City Manager which usually begins at 10 a.m. in the 2nd Floor Media Room. Info: 912-651-6410

JULY 8

Free Bonaventure Cemetery tour

A free guided tour of the historic section of Bonaventure Cemetery begins 2 p.m. July 8. Follow signs from the cemetery entrance to the tour’s start. No reservations required. Free, donations appreciated. Info: Lynn Hadwin at 912-927-6145 or lhadwin@earthlink.net.

Chinese language, tai chi classes

The Confucius Institute at Savannah State University will offer Chinese language classes and tai chi classes for adult learners on Saturdays in July. Cost: $50 per learner. Free to students with ID from SSU or Armstrong State University. Register/info: savannahstate.edu/confucius.

Tybee prom to benefit Islands Feral Cat Project

The 5th annual Tybee prom themed “Red Carpet” will be from 7 to 11 p.m. July 8 at the Tybee American Legion, Post #154, 10 Veterans Drive, Tybee Island. Wear favorite red carpet attire and accessories. Benefits Islands Feral Cat Project (www.islandsferalcatproject.org). Tickets: $30, at Seaside Sisters, www.tybeeprom.com or Islands Feral Cat Project credit card contact. Info: 912-786-0786 or 912-484-7355

Art March Parade, Festival

Art Rise Savannah’s Waters Avenue Art March Parade and Festival will be July 8 at 37th Street and Waters Avenue. Parade starts at 5 p.m., festival from 6 to 9 p.m. Free and open to the public. Info: artmarchsavannah.com or info@artriesavannah.org.

JULY 8-9

Free vessel safety check

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Savannah, performs free vessel safety inspections: July 8, Hogen’s Marina, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Poteralski; July 9, Hogen’s Marina, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., O`Brien. Contact Flotilla 10-2 at www.savannahaux.org or George Scuorzo at 912-756-5152 or gscuorzo@aol.com.

JULY 9

Free Bonaventure Cemetery tours

Free guided tours of the historic section of Bonaventure Cemetery begin today at 2, 2:30 and 3 p.m. July 9. Follow signs from the cemetery entrance to the tour’s start. No reservations required. Donations appreciated. Info: Lynn Hadwin at 912-927-6145 or lhadwin@earthlink.net.

Seafood & Spirits Festival

The Savannah Gourmet Seafood & Spirits Festival which benefits the Savannah Harbor Foundation, will be from Aug. 17 to 20 at the The Westin Savanah Harbor. Cost varies. Info: www.gourmetseafoodandspiritsfestival.com.

King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation annual awards Gala

The King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation Inc. will hold its 20th annual awards gala at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Savannah State University in the new Student Center. A silent auction will be at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $75 at 912-335-8868 or engage@beachinstitute.org

Children, families with cancer fundraiser

Patrick’s Ride, a bicycle ride of 140-plus miles, will be Oct. 21 from Savannah to Augusta. Proceeds benefit children and families with cancer at the Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital and the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial University Medical Center. Each rider must raise at least $140. Donate/register: www.patricksride.com. Info: Robyn Rotunda at 912-350-8992 or Rotunro1@memorialhealth.com.

Russian ‘Nutcracker’ at Lucas

The Moscow Ballet Great Russian “Nutcracker” will be performed at 3 and 7 p.m. Dec. 29 at Lucas Theatre for the Arts. Tickets start at $28 at www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets or call the Lucas at 912-525-5050. Call for group discounts, artist Meet N Greet prices.

JULY 10

Junior Ranger Camp

Junior Ranger Camp at Skidaway Island State Park will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the week of July 10 for ages 6 to 11 years old. A week of hikes, crafts, games focused on the natural and cultural heritage of Georgia. Children will work to earn a Junior Ranger patch. Registration limited. Details: 912-598-2300.

Tybee Island Farmers Market

The Tybee Island Farmers Market will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Nonsmoking and pet friendly. Info: www.tybeeislandfarmersmarket.org.

JULY 10-14

Healthy Kids Cooking Camp

8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 10-14, July 17-21. Joseph’s/Candler African American Health Information and Resource Center, 1910 Abercorn St. Healthy Kids Cooking Camp sessions for children ages 9 to 11. Week-long day camp where kids will learn about creating healthy meals with plenty of vegetables, whole grain, and proteins, and how to avoid consuming too much sugar and unhealthy fats. Register at 912-447-6605.

JULY 11

Children’s health care enrollment event

Free in-person, enrollment and renewal assistance for Children’s health insurance programs, Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids, Pregnancy Medicaid will be available at the Bull Street Public Library, 2002 Bull St., July 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. (arrive by 7). First come, first served basis. If you are unable to come to the event contact, Campaign Team Enrollment Assisters, Chloe Long at 912-661-1272 and Yahira Heraldez (bilingual) at 912-661-1290. Bring a government-issued ID and proof of income and Social Security #s for the entire household. Free and open to the public.

Transit Authority regular meeting

Chatham Area Transit Authority will meet at 6 p.m. the second Tuesday each month at Joe Murray Rivers Jr. Intermodal Transit Center, 610 W. Oglethorpe Ave. Info: 912-629-3924.

‘Cats and Dogs’ for $2

“Cats and Dogs” will be shown at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. July 11 as part of the Two for Tuesdays at the Mars Theatre in Springfield. Tickets: $2, small drinks $1, small popcorns $2. Info: www.marstheatre.com.

JULY 12

Mediation Center class for fathers

The Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire, 5105 Paulsen St., Suite 125D, will offer classes to help fathers understand the law requiring fathers to legitimize their children, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 12. Cost: $50, fee reduction available. Info: www.mediationsavannah.com, 912-354-6686 or lrobbins@mediationsavannah.com.

JULY 14

Tybee Lighthouse sunset tours

July 14. Tybee Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Experience the lighthouse after hours. The 90-minute tour includes a climb to the top of the lighthouse to experience a Tybee Island sunset. Tickets: $25, nonrefundable. For ages 13 and older. Reservations required. Call 912-786-5801.

Yamacraw reunion

The Yamacraw reunion will be from 7 to 11 p.m. July 14 at the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum, 460 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Cost: $25. Includes old school music and food. Info: Mary Osborne at 912-507-7186 or Johnnie Brown at 912-231-0921.

JULY 15

Children’s health care enrollment event

Free in- person, enrollment and renewal assistance for Children’s health insurance programs, Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids, Pregnancy Medicaid will be available at the Rincon Branch Library, July 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you are unable to come to the event contact, Campaign Team Enrollment Assisters, Chloe Long at 912-661-1272 and Yahira Heraldez (bilingual) at 912-661-1290. Bring a government-issued ID and proof of income and Social Security #s for the entire household. www.coastalcampaign.org.

Chinese language, tai chi classes

The Confucius Institute at Savannah State University will offer Chinese language classes and tai chi classes for adult learners on Saturdays in July. Cost: $50 per learner. Free to students with ID from SSU or Armstrong State University. Register/info: savannahstate.edu/confucius.

‘Monster Trucks’ free movie on Tybee

The City of Tybee Island will show the movie “Monster Trucks” at no charge at 8:45 p.m. July 15 at Memorial Park on Butler Avenue, Tybee Island. Part of its Movies in the Park. Bad weather takes the movie inside the Tybee Island YMCA gym. Info: www.cityoftybee.org

JULY 15-16

Free vessel safety check

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Savannah, performs free vessel safety inspections: July 15, Bahai Bleu Marina, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Gleeson; July 16, Coffee Buff Marina, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Bird. Contact Flotilla 10-2 at www.savannahaux.org or George Scuorzo at 912-756-5152 or gscuorzo@aol.com.

Arts, crafts, entertainment festival

Unity in the Community will host its monthly Artists, Crafters & Entertainment Festival on River Street, Rousakis Plaza from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 15 and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 16. Details: 912-495-8838 or UnityntheCommunity@hotmail.com.

JULY 17

Tybee Historic Preservation Commission to meet

The Tybee Island Historic Preservation Commission will meet at 6 p.m. July 17 at the City Hall auditorium, 403 Butler Ave. Info: www.cityoftybee.org or 912-786-4573.

Tybee Island Farmers Market

The Tybee Island Farmers Market will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Nonsmoking and pet friendly. Info: www.tybeeislandfarmersmarket.org.

JULY 17-21

Healthy Kids Cooking Camp

8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 17-21. Joseph’s/Candler African American Health Information and Resource Center, 1910 Abercorn St. Healthy Kids Cooking Camp for children ages 9 to 11. Kids will learn about creating healthy meals with plenty of vegetables, whole grain, and proteins, and how to avoid consuming too much sugar and unhealthy fats. Register at 912-447-6605.

JULY 18

‘Sing’ for $2

“Sing” will be shown at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. July 18 as part of the Two for Tuesdays at the Mars Theatre in Springfield. Tickets: $2, small drinks $1, small popcorns $2. Info: www.marstheatre.com.

JULY 20

Savannah City Council meeting

July 20. All regularly scheduled meetings are held at 2 p.m. every other Thursday (unless a conflict with another meeting or holiday) in the Council Chambers, 2nd Floor of City Hall. On each date, the Mayor and Aldermen attend a work session and briefing by the City Manager which usually begins at 10 a.m. in the 2nd Floor Media Room. Info: 912-651-6410

Jaycees to hold date night auction

The Savannah Jaycees will hold its fourth annual Charity Date Night Auction on from 7 to 10 p.m. July 20 at Savannah Smiles Dueling Pianos, 314 Williamson St. Ten men and 10 women will be named to participate, raising money for the Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire, the Reed House, ArtRise Savannah, Blessings in a Bookbag, and One Love Animal Rescue. Free admission.

JULY 21

Tybee Lighthouse sunset tours

July 21. Tybee Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Experience the lighthouse after hours. The 90-minute tour includes a climb to the top of the lighthouse to experience a Tybee Island sunset. Tickets: $25, nonrefundable. For ages 13 and older. Reservations required. Call 912-786-5801.

JULY 22

Chinese language, tai chi classes

The Confucius Institute at Savannah State University will offer Chinese language classes and tai chi classes for adult learners on Saturdays in July. Cost: $50 per learner. Free to students with ID from SSU or Armstrong State University. Register/info: savannahstate.edu/confucius.

Critical care unit fundraiser

The 12th annual Savannah Uncorked will be from 7 to 10 p.m. July 22 at Savannah Station, 601 Cohen St. Proceeds benefit Parker’s Emergency & Trauma Center and the critical care units at Memorial University Medical Center. Features wine tastings, food, silent and live auctions, live entertainment, and more. Online tickets: $100 until 5 p.m. July 21; $125 at the door. Info: Robyn Rotunda at 912-350-8992 or RotunRo1@memorialhealth.com.

JULY 22-23

Free vessel safety check

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Savannah, performs free vessel safety inspections: July 22, Skidaway Narrows Ramp, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Deloach; July 23, Lazaretta Creek Ramp, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Grumet. Contact Flotilla 10-2 at www.savannahaux.org or George Scuorzo at 912-756-5152 or gscuorzo@aol.com.

JULY 24

Tybee Island Farmers Market

The Tybee Island Farmers Market will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Nonsmoking and pet friendly. Info: www.tybeeislandfarmersmarket.org.

JULY 25

Railroad retirees to meet

The Savannah Area Railroad Retirees, families and guests will meet at 6 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month at Carey Hilliard’s Restaurant, 11111 Abercorn St. Info: 912-826-1147.

‘Smurfs’ for $2

“Smurfs” will be shown at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. July 25 as part of the Two for Tuesdays at the Mars Theatre in Springfield. Tickets: $2, small drinks $1, small popcorns $2. Info: www.marstheatre.com.

JULY 26

LIFE open house for ADA

In celebration of the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, there will be an open house from noon to 3 p.m. July 26 at Living Independence for Everyone Inc., 5105 Paulsen St. Suite 143-B. Info: 912-920-2414.

JULY 29

Chinese language, tai chi classes

The Confucius Institute at Savannah State University will offer Chinese language classes and tai chi classes for adult learners on Saturdays in July. Cost: $50 per learner. Free to students with ID from SSU or Armstrong State University. Register/info: savannahstate.edu/confucius.

JULY 31

Tybee Island Farmers Market

The Tybee Island Farmers Market will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Nonsmoking and pet friendly. Info: www.tybeeislandfarmersmarket.org.

AUG. 3

Savannah City Council meeting

Aug. 3, 17 and 31. All regularly scheduled meetings are held at 2 p.m. every other Thursday (unless a conflict with another meeting or holiday) in the Council Chambers, 2nd Floor of City Hall. On each date, the Mayor and Aldermen attend a work session and briefing by the City Manager which usually begins at 10 a.m. in the 2nd Floor Media Room. Info: 912-651-6410

AUG. 4-6

Beachside turtle-hatching experience

Experience beachside turtle-hatching from 4 p.m. Aug. 4 to 11 a.m. Aug. 6 on Ossabaw Island. At daybreak accompany turtle biologists as they witness baby loggerhead turtles emerge from their nests and make their way to the ocean. Multiple learning opportunities included. For ages 12 through adult. Depart and return via Delegal Creek Marina, Skidaway Island. Cost varies. Info/prepayment: www.ossabawisland.net.

AUG. 5

Cars and Coffee museum event

The Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum, 11460 Ford Ave., monthly Cars and Coffee will be 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 5. View the cars and tour the museum, formerly the Henry Ford Kindergarten. Admission is free and coffee can be purchased for 25 cents with a $1 donation to the museum.

Back to School Expo

The ninth annual Ready Set Go! Back to School Expo will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 5 in the Savannah Civic Center Arena. Proceeds will help provide school supplies for students to start a successful school year. Expo offers information on health, nutrition, safety, after school programs and health screenings. Children receive haircuts and polished nails. Info: Rsgbacktoschool.org

AUG. 5-6

Free vessel safety check

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Savannah, performs free vessel safety inspections: Aug. 5, Isle of Hope Marina, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Grumet; Aug. 6, Savannah Bend Marina, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Poteralski. Contact Flotilla 10-2 at www.savannahaux.org or George Scuorzo at 912-756-5152 or gscuorzo@aol.com.

AUG. 6

Seafood & Spirits Festival

The Savannah Gourmet Seafood & Spirits Festival which benefits the Savannah Harbor Foundation, will be from Aug. 17 to 20 at the The Westin Savanah Harbor. Cost varies. Info: www.gourmetseafoodandspiritsfestival.com.

Russian ‘Nutcracker’ at Lucas

The Moscow Ballet Great Russian “Nutcracker” will be performed at 3 and 7 p.m. Dec. 29 at Lucas Theatre for the Arts. Tickets start at $28 at www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets or call the Lucas at 912-525-5050. Call for group discounts, artist Meet N Greet prices.

King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation annual awards Gala

The King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation Inc. will hold its 20th annual awards gala at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Savannah State University in the new Student Center. A silent auction will be at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $75 at 912-335-8868 or engage@beachinstitute.org

AUG. 7

Tybee Island Farmers Market

The Tybee Island Farmers Market will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Nonsmoking and pet friendly. Info: www.tybeeislandfarmersmarket.org.

AUG. 8

Children’s health care enrollment event

Free in-person, enrollment and renewal assistance for Children’s health insurance programs, Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids, Pregnancy Medicaid will be available at the Bull Street Public Library, 2002 Bull St., Aug. 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. (arrive by 7). First come, first served basis. If you are unable to come to the event contact, Campaign Team Enrollment Assisters, Chloe Long at 912-661-1272 and Yahira Heraldez (bilingual) at 912-661-1290. Bring a government-issued ID and proof of income and Social Security #s for the entire household. Free and open to the public.

Transit Authority regular meeting

Chatham Area Transit Authority will meet at 6 p.m. the second Tuesday each month at Joe Murray Rivers Jr. Intermodal Transit Center, 610 W. Oglethorpe Ave. Info: 912-629-3924.

AUG. 9

Mediation Center class for fathers

The Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire, 5105 Paulsen St., Suite 125D, will offer classes to help fathers understand the law requiring fathers to legitimize their children, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 9. Cost: $50, fee reduction available. Info: www.mediationsavannah.com, 912-354-6686 or lrobbins@mediationsavannah.com.

AUG. 11

Tybee Lighthouse sunset tours

Aug. 11, 25; Sept. 15, 22. Tybee Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Experience the lighthouse after hours. The 90-minute tour includes a climb to the top of the lighthouse to experience a Tybee Island sunset. Tickets: $25, nonrefundable. For ages 13 and older. Reservations required. Call 912-786-5801.

AUG. 12

Free Bonaventure Cemetery tour

A free guided tour of the historic section of Bonaventure Cemetery begins 2 p.m. Aug. 12. Follow signs from the cemetery entrance to the tour’s start. No reservations required. Free, donations appreciated. Info: Lynn Hadwin at 912-927-6145 or lhadwin@earthlink.net.

AUG. 12-13

Free vessel safety check

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Savannah, performs free vessel safety inspections: Aug. 12, Hogen’s Marina, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Scuorzo; Aug. 13, Savannah Yacht Club, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., O`Brien. Contact Flotilla 10-2 at www.savannahaux.org or George Scuorzo at 912-756-5152 or gscuorzo@aol.com.

AUG. 13

Free Bonaventure Cemetery tours

Free guided tours of the historic section of Bonaventure Cemetery begin today at 2, 2:30 and 3 p.m. Aug. 13. Follow signs from the cemetery entrance to the tour’s start. No reservations required. Donations appreciated. Info: Lynn Hadwin at 912-927-6145 or lhadwin@earthlink.net.

Seafood & Spirits Festival

The Savannah Gourmet Seafood & Spirits Festival which benefits the Savannah Harbor Foundation, will be from Aug. 17 to 20 at the The Westin Savanah Harbor. Cost varies. Info: www.gourmetseafoodandspiritsfestival.com.

Children, families with cancer fundraiser

Patrick’s Ride, a bicycle ride of 140-plus miles, will be Oct. 21 from Savannah to Augusta. Proceeds benefit children and families with cancer at the Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital and the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial University Medical Center. Each rider must raise at least $140. Donate/register: www.patricksride.com. Info: Robyn Rotunda at 912-350-8992 or Rotunro1@memorialhealth.com.

AUG. 14

Tybee Island Farmers Market

The Tybee Island Farmers Market will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Nonsmoking and pet friendly. Info: www.tybeeislandfarmersmarket.org.

AUG. 16

Tybee Development Authority to meet

Tybee Island Development Authority/Main Street Board of Directors to meet at 6 p.m. Aug. 16 at the City Hall auditorium, 403 Butler Ave. Info: www.cityoftybee.org or 912-786-4573.

AUG. 17

Savannah City Council meeting

Aug. 17 and 31. All regularly scheduled meetings are held at 2 p.m. every other Thursday (unless a conflict with another meeting or holiday) in the Council Chambers, 2nd Floor of City Hall. On each date, the Mayor and Aldermen attend a work session and briefing by the City Manager which usually begins at 10 a.m. in the 2nd Floor Media Room. Info: 912-651-6410

Seafood & Spirits Festival

Coastal Chef’s Table will be from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Aug. 17 in the grand ballroom, The Westin Savanah Harbor. Part of the Savannah Gourmet Seafood & Spirits Festival which benefits the Savannah Harbor Foundation. Cost: $125 at www.gourmetseafoodandspiritsfestival.com

AUG. 18

Seafood & Spirits Festival

Last Blast of Summer Lowcountry Picnic will be from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 18 at River Lawn & Esplanade of the The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa. Part of the Savannah Gourmet Seafood & Spirits Festival which benefits the Savannah Harbor Foundation. Cost: $35 at www.gourmetseafoodandspiritsfestival.com

AUG. 19

Children’s health care enrollment event

Free in- person, enrollment and renewal assistance for Children’s health insurance programs, Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids, Pregnancy Medicaid will be available at the Rincon Branch Library, Aug. 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you are unable to come to the event contact, Campaign Team Enrollment Assisters, Chloe Long at 912-661-1272 and Yahira Heraldez (bilingual) at 912-661-1290. Bring a government-issued ID and proof of income and Social Security #s for the entire household. www.coastalcampaign.org.

Seafood & Spirits Festival

AquaCurean Challenge will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 19 at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa. Part of the Savannah Gourmet Seafood & Spirits Festival which benefits the Savannah Harbor Foundation. Cost: $55 at www.gourmetseafoodandspiritsfestival.com

‘Lost & Found’ free movie on Tybee

The City of Tybee Island will show the movie “Lost & Found” at no charge at 8:45 p.m. Aug. 19 at Memorial Park on Butler Avenue, Tybee Island. Part of its Movies in the Park. Bad weather takes the movie inside the Tybee Island YMCA gym. Info: www.cityoftybee.org

AUG. 19-20

Free vessel safety check

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Savannah, performs free vessel safety inspections: Aug. 19, Kings Ferry, Rte 17, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Scuorzo; Aug. 20, Turner’s Creek Ramp, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Deloach. Contact Flotilla 10-2 at www.savannahaux.org or George Scuorzo at 912-756-5152 or gscuorzo@aol.com.

Arts, crafts, entertainment festival

Unity in the Community will host its monthly Artists, Crafters & Entertainment Festival on River Street, Rousakis Plaza from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 19 and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 20. Details: 912-495-8838 or UnityntheCommunity@hotmail.com.

AUG. 20

Seafood & Spirits Festival

Fresh Catch & Cocktails Jazz Brunch will be from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at Aqua Star Seafood in the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa. Part of the Savannah Gourmet Seafood & Spirits Festival which benefits the Savannah Harbor Foundation. Cost: $65 at www.gourmetseafoodandspiritsfestival.com

AUG. 21

Tybee Island Farmers Market

The Tybee Island Farmers Market will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Nonsmoking and pet friendly. Info: www.tybeeislandfarmersmarket.org.

AUG. 25

Tybee Lighthouse sunset tours

Aug. 25. Tybee Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Experience the lighthouse after hours. The 90-minute tour includes a climb to the top of the lighthouse to experience a Tybee Island sunset. Tickets: $25, nonrefundable. For ages 13 and older. Reservations required. Call 912-786-5801.

AUG. 26-27

Free vessel safety check

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Savannah, performs free vessel safety inspections: Aug. 26, Savannah Bend, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Thom; Aug. 27, Fishtales Marina, Richmond Hill, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Scuorzo. Contact Flotilla 10-2 at www.savannahaux.org or George Scuorzo at 912-756-5152 or gscuorzo@aol.com.

AUG. 28

Tybee Island Farmers Market

The Tybee Island Farmers Market will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Nonsmoking and pet friendly. Info: www.tybeeislandfarmersmarket.org.

AUG. 29

Railroad retirees to meet

The Savannah Area Railroad Retirees, families and guests will meet at 6 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month at Carey Hilliard’s Restaurant, 11111 Abercorn St. Info: 912-826-1147.

 AUG. 31

Savannah City Council meeting

Aug. 31. All regularly scheduled meetings are held at 2 p.m. every other Thursday (unless a conflict with another meeting or holiday) in the Council Chambers, 2nd Floor of City Hall. On each date, the Mayor and Aldermen attend a work session and briefing by the City Manager which usually begins at 10 a.m. in the 2nd Floor Media Room. Info: 912-651-6410

SEPT. 2

Cars and Coffee museum event

The Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum, 11460 Ford Ave., monthly Cars and Coffee will be 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 2. View the cars and tour the museum, formerly the Henry Ford Kindergarten. Admission is free and coffee can be purchased for 25 cents with a $1 donation to the museum.

SEPT. 4

Tybee Island Farmers Market

The Tybee Island Farmers Market will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Nonsmoking and pet friendly. Info: www.tybeeislandfarmersmarket.org.

SEPT. 9

Free Bonaventure Cemetery tour

A free guided tour of the historic section of Bonaventure Cemetery begins 2 p.m. Sept. 9. Follow signs from the cemetery entrance to the tour’s start. No reservations required. Free, donations appreciated. Info: Lynn Hadwin at 912-927-6145 or lhadwin@earthlink.net.

SEPT. 10

Free Bonaventure Cemetery tours

Free guided tours of the historic section of Bonaventure Cemetery begin today at 2, 2:30 and 3 p.m. Sept. 10. Follow signs from the cemetery entrance to the tour’s start. No reservations required. Donations appreciated. Info: Lynn Hadwin at 912-927-6145 or lhadwin@earthlink.net.

Children, families with cancer fundraiser

Patrick’s Ride, a bicycle ride of 140-plus miles, will be Oct. 21 from Savannah to Augusta. Proceeds benefit children and families with cancer at the Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital and the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial University Medical Center. Each rider must raise at least $140. Donate/register: www.patricksride.com. Info: Robyn Rotunda at 912-350-8992 or Rotunro1@memorialhealth.com.

Russian ‘Nutcracker’ at Lucas

The Moscow Ballet Great Russian “Nutcracker” will be performed at 3 and 7 p.m. Dec. 29 at Lucas Theatre for the Arts. Tickets start at $28 at www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets or call the Lucas at 912-525-5050. Call for group discounts, artist Meet N Greet prices.

SEPT. 11

Tybee Island Farmers Market

The Tybee Island Farmers Market will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Nonsmoking and pet friendly. Info: www.tybeeislandfarmersmarket.org.

SEPT. 12

Children’s health care enrollment event

Free in-person, enrollment and renewal assistance for Children’s health insurance programs, Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids, Pregnancy Medicaid will be available at the Bull Street Public Library, 2002 Bull St., Sept. 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. (arrive by 7). First come, first served basis. If you are unable to come to the event contact, Campaign Team Enrollment Assisters, Chloe Long at 912-661-1272 and Yahira Heraldez (bilingual) at 912-661-1290. Bring a government-issued ID and proof of income and Social Security #s for the entire household. Free and open to the public.

Transit Authority regular meeting

Chatham Area Transit Authority will meet at 6 p.m. the second Tuesday each month at Joe Murray Rivers Jr. Intermodal Transit Center, 610 W. Oglethorpe Ave. Info: 912-629-3924.

SEPT. 13

Mediation Center class for fathers

The Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire, 5105 Paulsen St., Suite 125D, will offer classes to help fathers understand the law requiring fathers to legitimize their children, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 13. Cost: $50, fee reduction available. Info: www.mediationsavannah.com, 912-354-6686 or lrobbins@mediationsavannah.com.

SEPT. 14

Savannah City Council meeting

Sept. 14 and 28. All regularly scheduled meetings are held at 2 p.m. every other Thursday (unless a conflict with another meeting or holiday) in the Council Chambers, 2nd Floor of City Hall. On each date, the Mayor and Aldermen attend a work session and briefing by the City Manager which usually begins at 10 a.m. in the 2nd Floor Media Room. Info: 912-651-6410

SEPT. 15

Tybee Lighthouse sunset tours

Sept. 15. Tybee Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Experience the lighthouse after hours. The 90-minute tour includes a climb to the top of the lighthouse to experience a Tybee Island sunset. Tickets: $25, nonrefundable. For ages 13 and older. Reservations required. Call 912-786-5801.

SEPT. 16

Children’s health care enrollment event

Free in- person, enrollment and renewal assistance for Children’s health insurance programs, Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids, Pregnancy Medicaid will be available at the Rincon Branch Library, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you are unable to come to the event contact, Campaign Team Enrollment Assisters, Chloe Long at 912-661-1272 and Yahira Heraldez (bilingual) at 912-661-1290. Bring a government-issued ID and proof of income and Social Security #s for the entire household. www.coastalcampaign.org.

Mental health awareness walk

Savannah Out of the Darkness Walk will be Sept. 16 at Lake Mayer Park. Bring suicide and mental health conditions out of the darkness and create a culture that’s smart about mental health. Check in at 9 a.m., walk begins at 10. Donations accepted. Info: Marie Lewis at savoutofdarknesswalk@gmail.com

King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation annual awards Gala

The King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation Inc. will hold its 20th annual awards gala at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Savannah State University in the new Student Center. A silent auction will be at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $75 at 912-335-8868 or engage@beachinstitute.org

SEPT. 16-17

Arts, crafts, entertainment festival

Unity in the Community will host its monthly Artists, Crafters & Entertainment Festival on River Street, Rousakis Plaza from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 16 and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 17. Details: 912-495-8838 or UnityntheCommunity@hotmail.com.

SEPT. 18

Tybee Historic Preservation Commission to meet

The Tybee Island Historic Preservation Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 18 at the City Hall auditorium, 403 Butler Ave. Info: www.cityoftybee.org or 912-786-4573.

Tybee Island Farmers Market

The Tybee Island Farmers Market will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Nonsmoking and pet friendly. Info: www.tybeeislandfarmersmarket.org.

SEPT. 20

Tybee Development Authority to meet

Tybee Island Development Authority/Main Street Board of Directors to meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 20 at the City Hall auditorium, 403 Butler Ave. Info: www.cityoftybee.org or 912-786-4573.

SEPT. 25

Tybee Island Farmers Market

The Tybee Island Farmers Market will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Nonsmoking and pet friendly. Info: www.tybeeislandfarmersmarket.org.

Tybee Lighthouse sunset tours

Sept. 22. Tybee Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Experience the lighthouse after hours. The 90-minute tour includes a climb to the top of the lighthouse to experience a Tybee Island sunset. Tickets: $25, nonrefundable. For ages 13 and older. Reservations required. Call 912-786-5801.

SEPT. 26

Railroad retirees to meet

The Savannah Area Railroad Retirees, families and guests will meet at 6 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month at Carey Hilliard’s Restaurant, 11111 Abercorn St. Info: 912-826-1147.

SEPT. 28

Savannah City Council meeting

Sept. 28. All regularly scheduled meetings are held at 2 p.m. every other Thursday (unless a conflict with another meeting or holiday) in the Council Chambers, 2nd Floor of City Hall. On each date, the Mayor and Aldermen attend a work session and briefing by the City Manager which usually begins at 10 a.m. in the 2nd Floor Media Room. Info: 912-651-6410

OCT. 2

Tybee Island Farmers Market

The Tybee Island Farmers Market will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Nonsmoking and pet friendly. Info: www.tybeeislandfarmersmarket.org.

OCT. 6

Children’s Hospital fundraiser

The One Hundred’s annual fundraiser Moonlight and Miracles will be at 6 p.m. Oct. 6 in the ballroom of the Plantation Club at The Landings on Skidaway Island. Dinner, dancing, live and silent auction to benefit the Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah. Tickets/info: Ann Walker at 912-598-4195 or Ann.j.walker@att.net.

OCT. 7

Free Bonaventure Cemetery tour

A free guided tour of the historic section of Bonaventure Cemetery begins 2 p.m. Oct. 7. Follow signs from the cemetery entrance to the tour’s start. No reservations required. Free, donations appreciated. Info: Lynn Hadwin at 912-927-6145 or lhadwin@earthlink.net.

Cars and Coffee museum event

The Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum, 11460 Ford Ave., monthly Cars and Coffee will be 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 7. View the cars and tour the museum, formerly the Henry Ford Kindergarten. Admission is free and coffee can be purchased for 25 cents with a $1 donation to the museum.

Savannah Quill promoting literacy

The Savannah Quill Convention will meet from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 7 at the National Guard Armory, 1248 Eisenhower Drive. The Savannah Quill connects writers and readers to promote literacy. Cost: $10 (children under 6 free, 10 percent military, senior and educator discount with ID)

OCT. 8

Free Bonaventure Cemetery tours

Free guided tours of the historic section of Bonaventure Cemetery begin today at 2, 2:30 and 3 p.m. Oct. 8. Follow signs from the cemetery entrance to the tour’s start. No reservations required. Donations appreciated. Info: Lynn Hadwin at 912-927-6145 or lhadwin@earthlink.net.

Russian ‘Nutcracker’ at Lucas

The Moscow Ballet Great Russian “Nutcracker” will be performed at 3 and 7 p.m. Dec. 29 at Lucas Theatre for the Arts. Tickets start at $28 at www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets or call the Lucas at 912-525-5050. Call for group discounts, artist Meet N Greet prices.

OCT. 9

Tybee Island Farmers Market

The Tybee Island Farmers Market will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Drive. Nonsmoking and pet friendly. Info: www.tybeeislandfarmersmarket.org.

OCT. 10

Children’s health care enrollment event

Free in-person, enrollment and renewal assistance for Children’s health insurance programs, Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids, Pregnancy Medicaid will be available at the Bull Street Public Library, 2002 Bull St., Oct. 10 from 5 to 8 p.m. (arrive by 7). First come, first served basis. If you are unable to come to the event contact, Campaign Team Enrollment Assisters, Chloe Long at 912-661-1272 and Yahira Heraldez (bilingual) at 912-661-1290. Bring a government-issued ID and proof of income and Social Security #s for the entire household. Free and open to the public.

Transit Authority regular meeting

Chatham Area Transit Authority will meet at 6 p.m. the second Tuesday each month at Joe Murray Rivers Jr. Intermodal Transit Center, 610 W. Oglethorpe Ave. Info: 912-629-3924.

OCT. 11

Mediation Center class for fathers

The Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire, 5105 Paulsen St., Suite 125D, will offer classes to help fathers understand the law requiring fathers to legitimize their children, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 11. Cost: $50, fee reduction available. Info: www.mediationsavannah.com, 912-354-6686 or lrobbins@mediationsavannah.com.

OCT. 12

Savannah City Council meeting

Oct. 12 and 26. All regularly scheduled meetings are held at 2 p.m. every other Thursday (unless a conflict with another meeting or holiday) in the Council Chambers, 2nd Floor of City Hall. On each date, the Mayor and Aldermen attend a work session and briefing by the City Manager which usually begins at 10 a.m. in the 2nd Floor Media Room. Info: 912-651-6410

OCT. 15

Children, families with cancer fundraiser

Patrick’s Ride, a bicycle ride of 140-plus miles, will be Oct. 21 from Savannah to Augusta. Proceeds benefit children and families with cancer at the Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital and the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial University Medical Center. Each rider must raise at least $140. Donate/register: www.patricksride.com. Info: Robyn Rotunda at 912-350-8992 or Rotunro1@memorialhealth.com.

OCT. 18

Tybee Development Authority to meet

Tybee Island Development Authority/Main Street Board of Directors to meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at the City Hall auditorium, 403 Butler Ave. Info: www.cityoftybee.org or 912-786-4573.

OCT. 21

Tour, Tea for Convent of St. Vincent de Paul

The 2017 annual Tour and Tea to benefit the preservation of the Convent of St. Vincent de Paul will be Oct. 21. Homes are on tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the tea is served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This self-guided tour features the original 1845 Convent of St. Vincent de Paul, six private homes in Savannah’s Historic District and an elegant Tea served on the Convent grounds. Tickets: $45 per person; $40 if purchased by Sept. 30. Buy: www.svatourofhomes.net or at a location listed on the website, or onsite from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Walsh Hall at St. Vincent’s, Lincoln and Harris streets. Info/rules/restrictions online.

Children’s health care enrollment event

Free in- person, enrollment and renewal assistance for Children’s health insurance programs, Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids, Pregnancy Medicaid will be available at the Rincon Branch Library, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you are unable to come to the event contact, Campaign Team Enrollment Assisters, Chloe Long at 912-661-1272 and Yahira Heraldez (bilingual) at 912-661-1290. Bring a government-issued ID and proof of income and Social Security #s for the entire household. www.coastalcampaign.org.

Children, families with cancer fundraiser

Patrick’s Ride, a bicycle ride of 140-plus miles, will be Oct. 21 from Savannah to Augusta. Proceeds benefit children and families with cancer at the Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital and the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial University Medical Center. Each rider must raise at least $140. Donate/register: www.patricksride.com. Info: Robyn Rotunda at 912-350-8992 or Rotunro1@memorialhealth.com.

OCT. 21-22

Arts, crafts, entertainment festival

Unity in the Community will host its monthly Artists, Crafters & Entertainment Festival on River Street, Rousakis Plaza from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 21 and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 22. Details: 912-495-8838 or UnityntheCommunity@hotmail.com.

OCT. 24

Free seminar on sleep, stress

Enmarket and Healthy Savannah present a free seminar on sleep and stress from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Savannah Morning News auditorium, 1375 Chatham Parkway. Davana Pilczuk from Gulfstream will present “Correlations Between Sleep, Stress and Major Health Issues.” Free lunch, register at healthysavannah.org.

OCT. 26

Savannah City Council meeting

Oct. 26. All regularly scheduled meetings are held at 2 p.m. every other Thursday (unless a conflict with another meeting or holiday) in the Council Chambers, 2nd Floor of City Hall. On each date, the Mayor and Aldermen attend a work session and briefing by the City Manager which usually begins at 10 a.m. in the 2nd Floor Media Room. Info: 912-651-6410

OCT. 31

Railroad retirees to meet

The Savannah Area Railroad Retirees, families and guests will meet at 6 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month at Carey Hilliard’s Restaurant, 11111 Abercorn St. Info: 912-826-1147.

NOV. 1

Mediation Center class for fathers

The Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire, 5105 Paulsen St., Suite 125D, will offer classes to help fathers understand the law requiring fathers to legitimize their children, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 1. Cost: $50, fee reduction available. Info: www.mediationsavannah.com, 912-354-6686 or lrobbins@mediationsavannah.com.

NOV. 6-12

Food, wine festival tickets available

The Savannah Food & Wine Festival will be Nov. 6-12. Many of the festival’s signature events include opportunities to interact with celebrity guests in intimate venues. Details: www.SavannahFoodandWineFestival.com.

NOV. 9

Savannah City Council meeting

Nov. 9 and 23. All regularly scheduled meetings are held at 2 p.m. every other Thursday (unless a conflict with another meeting or holiday) in the Council Chambers, 2nd Floor of City Hall. On each date, the Mayor and Aldermen attend a work session and briefing by the City Manager which usually begins at 10 a.m. in the 2nd Floor Media Room. Info: 912-651-6410

NOV. 11

Free Bonaventure Cemetery tour

A free guided tour of the historic section of Bonaventure Cemetery begins 2 p.m. Nov. 11. Follow signs from the cemetery entrance to the tour’s start. No reservations required. Free, donations appreciated. Info: Lynn Hadwin at 912-927-6145 or lhadwin@earthlink.net.

NOV. 12

Free Bonaventure Cemetery tours

Free guided tours of the historic section of Bonaventure Cemetery begin today at 2, 2:30 and 3 p.m. Nov. 12. Follow signs from the cemetery entrance to the tour’s start. No reservations required. Donations appreciated. Info: Lynn Hadwin at 912-927-6145 or lhadwin@earthlink.net.

Russian ‘Nutcracker’ at Lucas

The Moscow Ballet Great Russian “Nutcracker” will be performed at 3 and 7 p.m. Dec. 29 at Lucas Theatre for the Arts. Tickets start at $28 at www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets or call the Lucas at 912-525-5050. Call for group discounts, artist Meet N Greet prices.

NOV. 14

Children’s health care enrollment event

Free in-person, enrollment and renewal assistance for Children’s health insurance programs, Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids, Pregnancy Medicaid will be available at the Bull Street Public Library, 2002 Bull St., Nov. 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. (arrive by 7). First come, first served basis. If you are unable to come to the event contact, Campaign Team Enrollment Assisters, Chloe Long at 912-661-1272 and Yahira Heraldez (bilingual) at 912-661-1290. Bring a government-issued ID and proof of income and Social Security #s for the entire household. Free and open to the public.

NOV. 15

Tybee Development Authority to meet

Tybee Island Development Authority/Main Street Board of Directors to meet at 6 p.m. Nov. 15 at the City Hall auditorium, 403 Butler Ave. Info: www.cityoftybee.org or 912-786-4573.

NOV. 18

Children’s health care enrollment event

Free in- person, enrollment and renewal assistance for Children’s health insurance programs, Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids, Pregnancy Medicaid will be available at the Rincon Branch Library, Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you are unable to come to the event contact, Campaign Team Enrollment Assisters, Chloe Long at 912-661-1272 and Yahira Heraldez (bilingual) at 912-661-1290. Bring a government-issued ID and proof of income and Social Security #s for the entire household. www.coastalcampaign.org.

NOV. 18-19

Arts, crafts, entertainment festival

Unity in the Community will host its monthly Artists, Crafters & Entertainment Festival on River Street, Rousakis Plaza from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Nov. 18 and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 19. Details: 912-495-8838 or UnityntheCommunity@hotmail.com.

NOV. 20

Tybee Historic Preservation Commission to meet

The Tybee Island Historic Preservation Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Nov. 20 at the City Hall auditorium, 403 Butler Ave. Info: www.cityoftybee.org or 912-786-4573.

NOV. 23

Savannah City Council meeting

Nov. 23. All regularly scheduled meetings are held at 2 p.m. every other Thursday (unless a conflict with another meeting or holiday) in the Council Chambers, 2nd Floor of City Hall. On each date, the Mayor and Aldermen attend a work session and briefing by the City Manager which usually begins at 10 a.m. in the 2nd Floor Media Room. Info: 912-651-6410

NOV. 28

Railroad retirees to meet

The Savannah Area Railroad Retirees, families and guests will meet at 6 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month at Carey Hilliard’s Restaurant, 11111 Abercorn St. Info: 912-826-1147.

DEC. 2

Christmas parade, party, tree lighting

The City of Bloomingdale will hold its Christmas parade at 10 a.m. Dec. 2 with a party at the fire station at 2 p.m. Tree lighting at 6 p.m. Bring toy donations for the food pantry. Info: 912-748-0970 or www.bloomingdale-ga.com.

DEC. 3

Russian ‘Nutcracker’ at Lucas

The Moscow Ballet Great Russian “Nutcracker” will be performed at 3 and 7 p.m. Dec. 29 at Lucas Theatre for the Arts. Tickets start at $28 at www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets or call the Lucas at 912-525-5050. Call for group discounts, artist Meet N Greet prices.

DEC. 6

Mediation Center class for fathers

The Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire, 5105 Paulsen St., Suite 125D, will offer classes to help fathers understand the law requiring fathers to legitimize their children, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 6. Cost: $50, fee reduction available. Info: www.mediationsavannah.com, 912-354-6686 or lrobbins@mediationsavannah.com.

DEC. 7

Savannah City Council meeting

Dec. 7 and 21. All regularly scheduled meetings are held at 2 p.m. every other Thursday (unless a conflict with another meeting or holiday) in the Council Chambers, 2nd Floor of City Hall. On each date, the Mayor and Aldermen attend a work session and briefing by the City Manager which usually begins at 10 a.m. in the 2nd Floor Media Room. Info: 912-651-6410

DEC. 9

Free Bonaventure Cemetery tour

A free guided tour of the historic section of Bonaventure Cemetery begins 2 p.m. Dec. 9. Follow signs from the cemetery entrance to the tour’s start. No reservations required. Free, donations appreciated. Info: Lynn Hadwin at 912-927-6145 or lhadwin@earthlink.net.

DEC. 10

Free Bonaventure Cemetery tours

Free guided tours of the historic section of Bonaventure Cemetery begin today at 2, 2:30 and 3 p.m. Dec. 10. Follow signs from the cemetery entrance to the tour’s start. No reservations required. Donations appreciated. Info: Lynn Hadwin at 912-927-6145 or lhadwin@earthlink.net.

DEC. 12

Children’s health care enrollment event

Free in-person, enrollment and renewal assistance for Children’s health insurance programs, Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids, Pregnancy Medicaid will be available at the Bull Street Public Library, 2002 Bull St., Dec. 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. (arrive by 7). First come, first served basis. If you are unable to come to the event contact, Campaign Team Enrollment Assisters, Chloe Long at 912-661-1272 and Yahira Heraldez (bilingual) at 912-661-1290. Bring a government-issued ID and proof of income and Social Security #s for the entire household. Free and open to the public.

Railroad retirees to meet

The Savannah Area Railroad Retirees, families and guests will meet at 6 p.m. the second Tuesday in December at Carey Hilliard’s Restaurant, 11111 Abercorn St. Info: 912-826-1147.

DEC. 16

Children’s health care enrollment event

Free in- person, enrollment and renewal assistance for Children’s health insurance programs, Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids, Pregnancy Medicaid will be available at the Rincon Branch Library, Dec. 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you are unable to come to the event contact, Campaign Team Enrollment Assisters, Chloe Long at 912-661-1272 and Yahira Heraldez (bilingual) at 912-661-1290. Bring a government-issued ID and proof of income and Social Security #s

DEC. 16-17

Arts, crafts, entertainment festival

Unity in the Community will host its monthly Artists, Crafters & Entertainment Festival on River Street, Rousakis Plaza from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Dec. 16 and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 17. Details: 912-495-8838 or UnityntheCommunity@hotmail.com.

DEC. 20

Tybee Development Authority to meet

Tybee Island Development Authority/Main Street Board of Directors to meet at 6 p.m. Dec. 20 at the City Hall auditorium, 403 Butler Ave. Info: www.cityoftybee.org or 912-786-4573.

DEC. 21

Savannah City Council meeting

Dec. 21. All regularly scheduled meetings are held at 2 p.m. every other Thursday (unless a conflict with another meeting or holiday) in the Council Chambers, 2nd Floor of City Hall. On each date, the Mayor and Aldermen attend a work session and briefing by the City Manager which usually begins at 10 a.m. in the 2nd Floor Media Room. Info: 912-651-6410

DEC. 27

Russian ‘Nutcracker’ at Lucas

The Moscow Ballet Great Russian “Nutcracker” will be performed at 3 and 7 p.m. Dec. 29 at Lucas Theatre for the Arts. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 2. Tickets start at $28 at www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets or call the Lucas at 912-525-5050. Call for group discounts, artist Meet N Greet prices.

ONGOING

Free tax prep

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Neighborhood Improvement Association, 1816 Abercorn St. The Savannah Coastal Empire Asset Development Coalition is a volunteer income tax assistance program offering free tax preparation for taxpayers in Chatham, Bryan, Effingham and Liberty Counties. The office is open year-round to prepare taxes at no charge. No appointment necessary, but you must bring proper documents. For more information, contact Debra Simmons at 912-447-5577 or dsimmons@niacdc.org.

Network opportunity

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. An opportunity for entrepreneurs to discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee. Meets every Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Creative Foundry, 415 W Boundary St. www.1millioncups.com/savannah

VFW Post 660 meeting

6:30 p.m. VFW Post 660, 5115 Ogeechee Road. William A. Reed Memorial Post No. 660 meets the fourth Thursday of each month. For more information, call 912-235-3001 or find us on Facebook at VFWPost660.

Basic Gun Safety Class

8:30 a.m. to noon. Third Saturday of every month. Chatham County Sheriff’s Office firearms instructors offer a basic gun safety class for Chatham County civilians on the third Saturday of every month from 8:30 a.m. until noon. The tuition is $25. If interested in attending the class, please contact Sgt. Glisson at 912-652-6959 to sign up as class sizes are limited for safety reasons. Those interested do not need to own a firearm to attend the class.

Adult tennis lessons

4 to 5:30 p.m. Sundays or 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Lake Mayor Tennis Courts. First lesson is free, thereafter $10 per lesson. Loaner rackets available or purchase one for $15. Contact Phyllis Greene, Community Tennis Coordinator, prior to lesson at 912-501-9862, ctcsavannahga@att.net or go to www.savannahtennis.com.

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

3 p.m. Second Sundays. 5115 Ogeechee Road. Williams A Reed Memorial Post 660 meets the second Sunday of each month. Post meetings are at 5115 Ogeechee Road. For more information regarding our meetings or eligibility for membership in the VFW, call 912-235-3001.

Liberty City bingo night

Liberty City hosts bingo night 5:30 p.m. Every fourth Wednesday. Liberty City Community Center. The Liberty City Richfield Southover Community Improvement Association, Inc. will host bingo night every fourth Wednesday of the month beginning March 27.

13th Colony Sound Savannah Chorus

6:30 p.m. Mondays. Savannah Arts Academy, 500 Washington St. The 13th Colony Sound Savannah Barbershop Chorus meets every Monday at Savannah Arts Academy. If you can carry a tune, come sing with us! For more information, call 912-344-9768 or go to www.savannahbarbershoppers.org.

Patriot Previews at The Habersham School

8:15 to 9 a.m. Thursdays. The true culture of a school is best experienced during a personal tour. Tours of The Habersham School are available every Thursday from 8:15-9 a.m. by appointment only. This is the time to visit our classrooms, meet our head of school and principal and discuss our unique mission. To reserve your spot, contact 912-509-0540 or info@thehabershamschool.org.

Harbour Lights Dancing

Second and fourth Friday of each month. City of Port Wentworth Community House. If you are interested in line dancing or square dancing, call Larry O’Pry at 912-429-0492. Dancing takes place in the City of Port Wentworth Community House the second and fourth Friday of each month.

Toastmasters Club Meeting

Noon. Tuesdays. Saint Leo University, Room 3, 7426 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Ste A. The Small Business Chamber Toastmasters Club meets weekly at noon on Tuesdays at Saint Leo University. For more information, call Carol at 912-844-9139 or go to www.1280826.toastmastersclub.org.

Pooler Business Network

11 a.m. First and third Thursday of each month. Lovezzola’s Pizza, 320 U.S. 80. Come and network with us. All business owners welcome. Cost for lunch. For more information, call 912-308-6768 or go to www.topnconnections.org.

Savannah Women’s Business Network

11 a.m. Second and fourth Wednesday of each month. The Exchange Tavern, 6710 Waters Ave. Come and join us for our luncheon/networking event. Cost for lunch. For more information, call 912-572-2362 or go to www.pnconnections.org.

Thrift and gift store

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays. St. Elizabeth’s Attic, 16491 Hwy. 144, Richmond Hill. Jewelry, appliances, clothes, furniture, books, children’s toys and games are available. All proceeds are donated to local charities. For more information, call 912-727-2664.

Salvation Army Conservatory of the Performing Arts

5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Salvation Army, 3000 Bee Road. Classes in drama, brass, woodwind, vocal, dance, guitar and piano. All ages. Cost: $6 per lesson, fall, winter and spring quarters. For more information, call Lt. Shauntrice 912-352-8366.

Wonderful Wednesday

4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Southwest Chatham Branch Library, 14097 Abercorn St. These sessions are filled with stories, songs, music and activities, especially for children ages 5 to 10. For more information, call 912-925-8305

Dog Days

4 p.m. Wednesdays. Islands Branch Library, 125 Wilmington Road. Practice your reading skills with one of our furry friends. Ages 5 and older. For more information, call 912-897-6233.

Dog walks

5 p.m. Sundays. Canine Palace, 612 Abercorn St. ST. ALMO will have informal dog walks at 5 p.m. Sundays, weather permitting. Meet at Canine Palace. For more information, call 912-234-3336.

The Quilting Project

2 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Wesley Community Centers, 1601 Drayton St. Learn the art, history and technique to making quilts. For more information, call 912-447-5711.

Savannah Sings!

7 to 9 p.m. Every Thursday. Savannah Mall, 14045 Abercorn St. (meeting room, lower level). Open to all female singers. For more information, call 912-598-3005.

Toddler Third Thursday

10 to 11:30 a.m. Every third Thursday. The Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St. This program is designed especially for pre-schoolers ages 3 to 5 and their adult companions. Toddlers will explore artwork from both our permanent and temporary exhibitions, followed by a visit to the Jepson Education Studios. Cost is $5 per child with adult admission. For more information, call 912-790-8800 or go to www.telfair.org.

Safe Kids Savannah car seat safety inspection station

9 a.m. Wednesdays. Safe Kids Savannah, 420 Mall Blvd. Child car seat safety inspections are done by certified child passenger safety technicians. They will help examine child safety seats for recalls and to make sure the seats are installed correctly. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 912-356-2160 or go to www.safekidssavannah.org.

Dance Party

8 p.m. Every first and third Thursday. Savannah Ballroom, 11 Travis St. Come on out for dance parties at the Savannah Ballroom. Cost is $10 per person and $15 per couple. All ages welcome. For more information, call 912-335-3335 or go to www.savannahballroomdancing.com.

Barbecue dinner and karaoke night

5 to 7:30 p.m. (dinner), 7 p.m. (karaoke) every first Friday. American Legion Post 184, 1 Legion Drive, Thunderbolt. Dinner includes chopped barbecue, cole slaw, fancy baked beans, roll, beverage and dessert. Cost is $7 per plate. All singers invited to karaoke night, no cover or admission. For more information, call 912-354-5515, 912-663-8353 or go to www.americanlegionpost184.org.

Fish fry

5 to 7:30 p.m. Every third Friday. American Legion Post No. 184, 1 Legion Drive, Thunderbolt. Fish fry includes fish fillet, french fries, hush puppies, cheese grits, cole slaw and beverage. Cost is $8 per plate. Desserts available from the Ladies Auxiliary unit at additional cost. For more information, call 912-354-5515, 912-663-8353 or go to www.americanlegionpost184.org.

The Odd Lot Improv Comedy Troupe

8 p.m. Mondays. Muse Arts Warehouse, 703 Louisville Road. Improvisation show by Savannah’s premiere comedy troupe, with bits of original comedy skits worked in. Cost is $5 (or what you can donate). For more information, go to www.oddlot.org.

Railroad retirees to meet

The Savannah Area Railroad Retirees, families and guests will meet at 6 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month at Carey Hilliard’s Restaurant, 11111 Abercorn St. Info: 912-826-1147.

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