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EVENTS: Olde Effingham Days Fest, Easter egg hunts, Healthy Kids Day and more!

EVENTS: Olde Effingham Days Fest, Easter egg hunts, Healthy Kids Day and more!

by Cate Mafera on Tue, 04/12/2011 - 12:11pm


Olde Effingham Days Festival
7-10 p.m. April 15; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 16, Effingham Museum and Living History Site, 1002 Pine St. Springfield. Event activities include demonstrations of blacksmithing, syrup making, children’s games, Civil War reenactments and tours. There will also be food vendors, craft booths and entertainment featuring Leon Jacobs and the Swingin’ Medallions. Free. For information, call 912-754-2170.

Easter Party and Egg Hunt
4-6 p.m. April 15, The John S. Delaware Center, 1815 Lincoln St. The J.C. Coleman Foundation is hosting the event. Food, drinks, and dessert will be served to all students who attend. Free. For information, call 912-354-3014 or go to

Healthy Kids Day
9 a.m.-12 p.m. April 16, YMCA of Coastal Georgia, 6400 Habersham St. The event will feature activities for families to have fun, be active and learn simple ways to improve their health and well-being. Free. For information, call 912-354-5480 or go to

Free Entrance Day at Fort Pulaski
8 a.m. April 16, Fort Pulaski National Monument, U.S. 80. Fee waiver includes entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise. For information, call 912-786-5787.

Islands MOPS
9 a.m. April 13, First Baptist Church of the Islands, 6613 Johnny
Mercer Blvd. All mothers of newborn children through kindergarten age
are invited for a time of encouragement, fun, food and friendship with
other moms. For information, call Connie at 912-349-2959 or Christine
at 912-898-1364.


Sand Gants Opening Night
The Savannah Sand Gnats opening night is against the Greenville Drive, SAL affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. The first 5,000 fans on opening weekend will receive a Magnet Schedule Giveaway presented by the US Coast Guard. Please call (912) 351-9150 for ticket information. A special online-exclusive ticket pre-sale event is now under way at

Easter Eggstravaganza
10 a.m. - 3 p.m., April 16, Tractor Supply, 101 Howard Road, Rincon.
The event includes food, raffle and an Easter egg hunt. Private yard
sellers invited ($10/booth). Proceeds benefit Faith Equestrian
Therapeutic Center, Inc. For information, call 912-728-3728 or 912

7 p.m. April 15 and 16; 3 p.m. April 17, Savannah Children’s Theatre, 2160 E. Victory Drive. Join the Performance Ensemble Troupe for a night of intrigue, humor, romance, illusions and battles. Tickets: $10-12. For information, call 912-238-9015 or go to

Lenten Fish Fry
5-8 p.m. April 15, St. Peter the Apostle Parish Center, 7020 Concord Road. The Islands Council of the Knights of Columbus is holding the dinner. All proceeds benefit the Council charities. Cost: $7; $3 children. Eat in or take out. For information, call 912-897-3098.

Flock to the ‘Fly
12-8 p.m. April 16, Piggly Wiggly, 7360 Skidaway Ave. The Sandfly community is hosting this all-day outdoor event featuring music, shopping, family fun events and American Red Cross education. Cost: $20: $5 children. For information, call 912-547-3751 or go to

Word Jam
Celebrate “National Library Week” and “National Poetry Month” as Kwabena Dinizulu shares his message through poetry and engages teens in creating and sharing their thoughts through this timeless medium. Ages 13-18.
• 4 p.m. April 13, Rincon Library, 17th Street and Ga. 21, 912-826-2222
• 6:30 p.m. April 13, Oglethorpe Mall Library, 7 Mall Annex, 912-925-5432
• 4 p.m. April 14, Pooler Library, 216 South Rogers St., 912-748-0471
• 6:30 p.m. April 14, Hinesville Library, 236 West Memorial Drive, 912-368-4003
For information, go to

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