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EVENTS: Family Fun Run, Daddy and Me, Sketchcrawl and much more!

EVENTS: Family Fun Run, Daddy and Me, Sketchcrawl and much more!

by Cate Mafera on Tue, 03/29/2011 - 10:59am

Pride of Pooler 5K and Family Fun Run/Walk
8:30 am.: Fun run and walk; 9 a.m.: 5K, April 2, Pooler Elementary School, 308 Holly Avenue, Pooler. The event is to raise money for the school while promoting community involvement and exercise. Registration: $20; $15 Ages 17 and younger; Fun Run/walk is free. Proceeds benefit the academic and recreational needs. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross. For information, call Katie Gigis, 912-655-7707 or Katie

Reader’s Theatre
3 p.m. March 30, West Broad Library, 1110 May St. This program gives children ages 8-12 a chance to perform short plays while reading from a script. For information, call 912-232-9364 or go to

Islands MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)
9 a.m. March 30, First Baptist Church of the Islands, 6613 Johnny Mercer Blvd. Mothers of children ages birth through kindergarten are invited to food and friendship with other moms while children are in the MOPPETS program. For information, call Connie 912-349-2959 or Christine 912-898-1364.

"Pippi Longstockings"
7 p.m. April 1; 3 p.m. April 2 and 3, Savannah Children’s Theatre, 2160 E Victory Drive. Kids on Stage Production bring this classic tale to life. Tickets: $10-$12. For information, call 912-238-9015 or go to

Tour de Kids benefit
9 a.m. - noon, April 2, Lake Mayer Community Park. Fund raiser for Interfaith Hospitality Network of Coastal Georgia. A kids’ bike tour around Lake Mayer to raise money for homeless children in Savannah. Prize levels for individuals and teams. The team that raises the most money will receive a team Pizza Party and all team members will receive a fun goodie bag. All children in grades preK-8th are invited to participate. Cost: $10 registration includes an event T-shirt, water bottle and access to carnival-style activities in the park. Registration forms are due March 30. To register, call 912-790-9446 or email

Daddy and Me
2 p.m. April 2, Rincon Library, 17th Street & GA 21, Rincon. This is a special 90-minute program for children 6 years old and younger and their dads or other male caregivers. Activities include songs, rhymes, stories, games, & play time. For information, call 912-826-2222 or go to

Savannah Derby Devils
5 p.m. April 2, Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave. The season begins against the Lowcountry High Rollers of Charleston. The new B Team, the Hostess City Hellions, who will take on Charleston’s Bruisin’ Betties in the first game. Tickets: $10 adv., $12 at the door. $2 military, students and seniors discount; $2 ages 3-12; free 2 and younger. For information, call 912-651-6557 or go to

Park Volunteer Day
9 a.m. April 2, Fort McAllister Historic Park, 3894 Fort McAllister Road, Richmond Hill. Come help park staff do a spring fort cleanup. T-shirts and lunch will be provided along with a historical talk on the fort. For information, call 912-727-2339.

Family Art Labs
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. April 2, Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St. This program is recommended for children ages 5-9 and their parents or caregivers. Free. Sponsored by the Anderson Family Foundation. For information, call 912-790-8800 or go to

10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 2, Telfair Square, Barnard and President Streets. Anyone who loves to draw is invited to the event. Sponsored by the Savannah Art Association. All sketches will be on display in the Jepson’s Trustees Gallery. Free. For information, call 912-232-7731 or go to

Walk MS
9 a.m. April 2, Tom Triplett Community Park, 100 Tom Triplett Drive, Pooler. Join the movement and walk to create a world free of MS. Donations and contributions accepted. For information, call 912-663-1267 or go to

International Festival
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. April 2, Lincoln and Abercorn Streets. The Savannah College of Art and Design presents the festival that features traditional music, dance, art and food to celebrate the diversity of SCAD’s international arts community. Arts and crafts will be available for purchase. Free. For information, go to

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