Oatland Island Night at the Savannah Sand Gnats Game
6 p.m. May. 11, Grayson Stadium, 1401 E. Victory Drive. Oatland Island Wildlife Center will receive a portion of all pre-game ticket sales. Visit with some of Oatland’s most popular animals. Proceeds help offset the costs of animal care and exhibit maintenance. Tickets: $7, can be purchased at Oatland Island. For information, call 912-395-1212 or go to www.oatlandisland.org .
4 p.m. May 11, West Broad Library, 1110 May St. This program features a
storytime and a craft. Ages 3-8. For information, call 912-232-9364 or
go to www.liveoakpl.org .
10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 14, Savannah-Ogeechee Canal Museum & Nature Center, 681 Ft. Argyle Road. Schedule of events: Ongoing activities throughout the day will include living history demonstrations and "Chores and Pastimes 1830-90," where children can shell corn, split kindling and play with period toys. There will be exhibits of Traditional Blacksmithing, Dave’s Native Reptiles and American Indian Crafts and Culture. Music will be provided by The Back Porch. Plants, children’s toys, gift items and food will be offered for sale. 11:15 a.m. to noon. Chica Arndt will present "Civil War Stories: Soldiers and Ordinary Folks in the March to the Sea." 1-2 p.m. "Civil War Savannah" book signing with Barry Sheehy. 2:15-3 p.m. Hugh Golson will present a talk, "W.W. Gordon and the Central of Georgia."Cost: $2 adult; $1 ages 4-12. For more information, call 912-748-8068 or go to www.savannahogeecheecanalsociety.org .
Children read books to certified therapy dogs. This is a wonderful
opportunity to build confidence for the reluctant reader. For readers,
ages 5 and older.
• 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Islands Library, 125 Wilmington Island Road, 912-897-6233
• Noon May 14, Oglethorpe Mall Library, 7 Mall Annex, 912-925-5432
For information, go to liveoakpl.org.
Miles for Meals 5k Run/Walk
8 a.m. May 14, Grayson Stadium, 1401 E. Victory Drive. Miles for Meals is an opportunity for all ages to participate in raising funds and awareness to end senior hunger. A Free Kiddie Fun Run will take place around the warning track of the baseball field. Proceeds benefit the Meals on Wheels program. Register at Fleet Feet Sports or Active.com. Cost: $25 through April 20; $30 through May 12; $35 at packet pick-up and on race day. For information, call 912-236-0363 or go to www.seniorcitizens-inc.org 
Educational Trawl Trip
9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. May 14, UGA's Marine Education Center and Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle. Explore one method of scientific sampling aboard the R/V Sea Dawg as an otter trawl net is deployed to gather bottom-dwelling organisms in our estuary. Ages 10 and older. Cost: $30. For information, call 912-598-3474 or go to www.marex.uga.edu/aquarium .