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ISLAND HOPPING – March 10, 2023

HEAR GREAT SPEAKERS
WHAT:
Kiwanis Club of Skidaway
WHEN: Thursday mornings at 7:45 a.m.
WHERE: Palmetto Club
HOW MUCH: Free to attend; Coffee/Tea: $2.50 (Occasionally free pastries)
CONTACT: Michael Klavon, 912.306.0474 for gate pass
WHAT ELSE: Membership is open to Savannah/Chatham area residents. Visit www.kiwanisofskdaway.com for more information.


WHO NEW?
WHAT: New Neighbors
WHEN: Visit www.landingsnewneighbors.com to see our calendar  
CONTACT: Visit our website or contact Sandy Hodge at nnnewmember@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE:  The club offers more than 250 different activities from biking, golf, pickleball, walking groups or fishing to Mahjong, Bridge, Needle-arts and Canasta. We have exciting military tours and special events for you to enjoy right here on Skidaway Island.


GOTTA LOVE IT
WHAT: Landlovers membership / open to all Skidaway Islanders
HOW MUCH:
Each $30 membership fee covers one household of one or two adults.
CONTACT: Vicki Knapp at landloversmembership@gmail.com or visit www.landingslandlovers.com for more information.
WHAT ELSE: The membership year runs from Sep
tember 1 through August 31. Landlovers is a philanthropic and social organization dedicated to enriching the Landings community and Skidaway Island at large. Landlovers sponsors year-round social activities and fundraising events to support student scholarships and multiple non-profit service organizations.

STUDY HALL
WHAT: The Paintings of Stephen Hall
WHEN: March 1 through 31; artist’s reception March 2, 5 to 7 p.m.
WHERE: JEA Art Gallery, 5111 Abercorn St.
HOW MUCH: Free and open to the public
CONTACT: Vicky Lunick, 912.355.8111
WHAT ELSE: Inspired by the work of renowned artists Thomas Hart Benton, Edward Hopper and Takanori Oguiss, Hall’s choice of subject matter ranges from buildings and streetscapes to still-lifes and agave plants. He looks for form, color, and light, to render in oil paint on canvas
.


PLANT MANAGEMENT
WHAT: Audubon plant sale
WHEN: order online at SkidawayAudubon.org
WHERE: Begins mid-March; Pickup April 15 at Methodist church pavilion
HOW MUCH: prices vary
CONTACT: Email friendsofskidawayaudubon@gmail.com to learn more
WHAT ELSE: Help save Monarch butterflies by purchasing pollinator plants. In addition, this year’s sale includes environmentally friendly bushes, trees and groundcover options that help increase biodiversity. Proceeds help support Audubon projects and programs on Skidaway
.
 

POSTAL PEOPLE

WHAT: Landings Stamp Club
WHEN: March 24, 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Messiah Luthern Church conference room
COST: Free
CONTACT: Carl Luecke, cluecke@comcast.net or 912.349.0340 for meeting details.
WHAT ELSE: Beginner, advanced, or anyone in between is welcome to join our monthly meeting. Learn about buying, selling or preserving your collections, and discover different types of stamps from all over the world.

 

CARING WITH CASSEROLES
WHAT: Safe Shelter Casseroles
WHEN: March 28, April 18, May 9, June 6
WHERE: Your home
CONTACT: LLCommService@gmail.com.

WHAT ELSE: If you enjoy cooking and want to help those in need as well, we need your help providing casseroles to SAFE Shelter. On your assigned day, you make any casserole you want at your home, and we’ll deliver it to SAFE Shelter. To learn more, email LLcommService@gmail.com to get on our distribution list for more information. Must be a Landlovers member to participate.

BOATING AND BBQ
WHAT: The Coffee Bluff Marine Rescue Squadron annual barbeque fundraiser  
WHEN: Saturday, April 1, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
WHERE: Coffee Bluff facility at the end of White Bluff Rd. on the Forrest River
HOW MUCH: Dinners – $12 each
WHAT ELSE: The Coffee Bluff Marine Rescue Squadron is a nonprofit marine search-and-rescue operation serving the Coastal Empire and surrounding areas. This popular event sells more than 2,500 dinners to support the squadron. Coffee Bluff Marine Rescue Squadron activities are executed by experienced volunteers at no charge to boaters.


SUNDAY IN THE PARK
WHAT: Skidaway Island State Park Spring Festival
WHEN: Sunday, April 2, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Skidaway Island State Park, 52 Diamond Causeway
HOW MUCH: $5 parking fee
CONTACT: Event phone - 912.598.2300
WHAT ELSE: Skidaway Island State Park is bringing back its annual Spring Festival to welcome spring. Shop local vendors and food trucks while enjoying spring weather and the park’s beautiful scenery. Bring your friends, families, and pups, too.

STITCHIN’ TIME
WHAT: Landlovers Stitch and Bead
WHEN: Tuesdays, April 4, April 18, May 9 and May 23, 2 to 4 p.m.
WHERE: Members’ homes
CONTACT: Leslie Mathews at lmathews50@gmail.com to be added to email list
WHAT ELSE: We welcome crafters working on any type of needle projects – knitting, needlepoint, beading, felting, crewel and cross-stitch. Location announced by email. Landlovers membership is required.

RISE TOGETHER
WHAT: Easter Sunrise Service
WHEN: Sunday, April 9, 6:30 a.m.
WHERE: Butterbean Beach
WHAT ELSE: Sweetfield of Eden Baptist Church and Skidaway Community Church invite everyone to come together in celebration of the beauty of the place both call home and the gift of our risen Lord. Featuring Easter messages from pastors Zykee Evans, Jr. of SEBC and Jon Hauerwas of SCC, and singers from both congregations. Light refreshments following service. Bring folding chairs. In the event of inclement weather, service will be at nearby Sweetfield of Eden Baptist Church, 9630 Lehigh Ave.


DANCE FEVER
WHAT: Landlovers “Shall We Dance?”
WHEN: Monday, April 10, 7-8 p.m.; 8-8:30 p.m. free dance
WHERE: Skidaway Island United Methodist Church
CONTACT: Jane Golz, 704.641.4467
HOW MUCH: Tickets are $15/person, available at landingslandlovers.com/Happenings/Activities
WHAT ELSE: April’s class, we will learn the Waltz! Professional instructors will lead the group through the moves. Must be a Landlovers member.

EPIC CURE

WHAT: “Together for a Cure” fundraiser for cancer research and patient care in our community

WHEN: April 12 and 15; Registration opens Feb. 14 at togetherforacure.net

CONTACT: Vicki Marino at vmmpharma@aol.com

WHAT ELSE: Includes golf, tennis, pickleball, bocce, croquet, 5k run, 1-mile fun run, silent auction, sponsorships and tributes.


HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?
WHAT: 47th Annual NOGS Tour of Hidden Gardens
WHEN: April 14 and 15; Garden tour times, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: North of Gaston Street (NOGS) to the Savannah River
HOW MUCH: Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @GardenClubSAV to be the first to know.
CONTACT: Please direct all inquires to nogsgardentour@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: This special tour unlocks the gates of select private and historic gardens located in Savannah’s Landmark Historic District for self-guided exploration. As part of the tour, ticket holders are invited to a Southern tea at the Green-Meldrim House. Proceeds from the tour are donated to organizations throughout the Savannah area.

RIGHT ON!
WHAT: Ladies On The Right (LOTR) luncheon meeting
WHEN: April 20 – social hour, 12 noon to 1 p.m; lunch/program, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Landings Palmetto Club
HOW MUCH: LOTR members, $30; guests, $35
CONTACT: For more info or to register/pay: www.ladiesontheright.org
WHAT ELSE: Guest speakers are Roger Moss, President of the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System Board; and Beth Majeroni, LOTR Education Chair. Both will speak on efforts to improve our local schools, including removal of pornography in system libraries.

A WHALE OF A TALE

WHAT: UGA and right whales

WHEN: Thursday, April 20, 4 p.m.

WHERE: St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 3 W Ridge Rd.

HOW MUCH: Free for FOSA members, $5 for guests

CONTACT: friendsofskidawayaudubon@gmail.com

WHAT ELSE: Karen Dreger of UGA’s Skidaway Institute of Oceanography will speak on the use of underwater gliders to detect the presence of the endangered right whales off the Georgia coast. Gliders are outfitted with sound sensors and can collect other types of scientific data as well.

ALL ABOARD!
WHAT: “Cruising for the Children”
WHEN: April 21, 6-9 p.m.
WHERE: Georgia Queen, 9 E. River St.
HOW MUCH: $125 per person
CONTACT: Bonnie Kelly, bonniekelly47@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: Come aboard the Georgia Queen in support of The One Hundred Children’s Foundation Grants Fund for nonprofits’ services and projects for children. This annual event features dining, dancing, a cash bar, live auction, and Lucky Ducks raffle with a chance to win $3,000! Lucky Ducks may be purchased for $100. You do not need to be present to win. Kelly Tours bus transportation is available for $25 round trip. For tickets, Lucky Ducks, transportation, and sponsorships: theonehundredchildrensfoundation.org.

HOUSE PARTIES
WHAT: Landlovers Cocktails with Friends
WHEN: Saturday, April 22, 6 to 8 p.m.
WHERE: Landlovers hosts’ homes
HOW MUCH: Free
CONTACT: Becky Dominguez, beckydom61@aol.com, or Connie Rice, csrice1948@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: We are looking for people to host this evening at their homes. Please contact Becky Dominguez if you would be interested in hosting some of your neighbors for the evening. Guests will be assigned to various homes, and bring an appetizer to share and their own libation.


TENNIS, ANYONE?
WHAT: Savannah Challenger player housing
WHEN: April 24-30
WHERE: host homes
CONTACT: Kevin Schneider 912.547.0705, flyingheas1@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: Looking for tennis-loving, fun-loving homes for some of the best tennis players in the world. Only requirements are a bed, a bathroom, and access to your washer/dryer.


VISION QUEST
WHAT: 8th Annual JIT “FORE Vision” Charity Golf Tournament
WHEN: Monday, April 24, 10 a.m. shotgun start
WHERE: The Landing’s Magnolia and Marshwood Courses
HOW MUCH: $150 individual; $600 team of 4
CONTACT: For more information or to reserve your team’s spot, contact Kaleena at kcoyle@savannahcblv.org.
WHAT ELSE: Since 1963, the Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision is Southeast Georgia’s fully AER accredited, community facility providing vision rehabilitation services for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. To learn more, visit www.SavannahCBLV.org.

 

SPRING FLING

WHAT: Spring Sisters Soirée

WHEN: Monday, May 1, 7 to 9 p.m.; Please RSVP by April 24

WHERE: Sunset Pavilion

HOW MUCH: $38

CONTACT: Email panhellenicsavannnah@gmail.com for a registration form

WHAT ELSE: Come join your sisters for a fun and delicious evening featuring decadent desserts, cheeses, wines, and our signature cocktail. This event is open to all sorority women in the greater Savannah area.

 

WHERE ART THOU?
WHAT: The 34th annual Landings Art Association Spring Art Show and Silent Auction
WHEN: Tuesday, May 2, 5 to 8 p.m.
WHERE: Palmetto Ballroom
HOW MUCH: $5 at the door
CONTACT: Visit landingsartassociation.com for more details
WHAT ELSE: The Spring Art Show is accepting applications beginning March 6. Please visit www.landingsartassociation.com for details. The evening includes live music, member bar and a silent auction. Attendees will view more than 100 works of art in nine media vying for top honors. All work is available for purchase at the event.

 

GATHERING GROCERIES
WHAT: Second Harvest Packing
WHEN: Friday, May 5, 9-11 a.m.
WHERE: America’s Second Harvest Volunteer Center; Meet at the Methodist church by 8:15 to carpool
CONTACT: Carol Stiles or Sue Souls, llcommservice@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: Four times a year, Landlovers Community Service gets together on Friday mornings to provide volunteer labor to pack boxes for needy families at America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia, a nonprofit food bank and community partnering organization. No skill is required, just a caring heart. We’d particularly like to encourage any men who have time to join us. All are welcome, but participants must be members of Landlovers. We are in search of a coordinator. If you are interested in leading this wonderful effort, please let us know!


FOR THE BIRDS
WHAT:
Shorebirds at risk
WHEN: Thursday, May 11, 4 p.m.
WHERE: St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 3 W Ridge Rd.
HOW MUCH: Free for FOSA members, $5 for guests
CONTACT: friendsofskidawayaudubon@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: Allie Hayser of the Georgia Bight Shorebird Conservation Initiative will provide an overview of coastal issues including the status of the American oystercatcher and other at-risk shorebirds. Hayser previously worked with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources on related projects.

TAXATION REPRESENTATION
WHAT: Opportunities for volunteer income tax assistance with Neighborhood Improvement Association
WHEN: starting in January, flexible hours from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
WHERE: several sites in Savannah, Pembroke, Rincon, Richmond Hill and Hinesville
CONTACT: Tiffany Carter, tcarter@niacdc.org or 912.447.5577
WHAT ELSE:  This program helps underserved communities by offering free tax preparation. No experience necessary. Volunteers include greeters/screeners and tax preparers


FINANCIAL AID
WHAT: AARP Tax-Aide Program needs volunteers
WHEN: Training in Dec. and Jan.; Tax preparation starts Feb. 1 for 10 weeks; hours and days are flexible
WHERE: Chatham SW and Bull Street Libraries
CONTACT: Volunteer coordinator John Gerardi, 912.661.8705 or johngerardi@hotmail.com
WHAT ELSE: This program provides free tax preparation for low- to moderate-income families, as well as the elderly and people with disabilities. AARP Tax-Aide saves underserved individuals/families millions in preparation fees and helps taxpayers claim millions in refunds, which can be used to reduce poverty. Tax preparers will be trained to become IRS-certified. Volunteers are also needed to help with intake/front desk.

FRIENDLY WORDS
WHAT: Skidaway Scrabblers
WHEN: Every Thursday afternoon
WHERE: Members’ homes
CONTACT: Cathy White, cathy77024@yahoo.com
WHAT ELSE: We are a happy group of dedicated Scrabble players who enjoy a social game. Join us for a game or two and discover that you, too, may want to be a Skidaway Scrabbler.


SPEAK EASY
WHAT:
Savannah Speech and Hearing Center’s “Speak Easy”
WHEN: Every Friday morning from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Savannah Speech and Hearing Center - 5414 Skidaway Rd.
HOW MUCH: Free and open to the public
CONTACT: Jenna Harcher, 912.355.4601 or jharcher@speechandhearingsav.org
WHAT ELSE: A support group for survivors of stroke or traumatic brain injury and their family or caregivers. Participants work on improving and maintaining skills associated with speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Due to Covid-19, masks are currently required.

BE A DECENT DOCENT
WHAT: Become a historical interpreter
WHEN: Part-time – Monday thru Saturday, 10-4; or Sundays, 12 noon -4 p.m.
WHERE: The Andrew Low House Museum, 329 Abercorn St. on Lafayette Square
HOW MUCH: $9.50 per hour
CONTACT: Chris Sergi, Education and Programs Manager Andrew Low House csergi@andrewlowhouse.com or 912.233.1828 ext.102
WHAT ELSE: The Andrew Low House is searching for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals with a love of history to serve as guides and educators to represent our museum.


SHALOM
WHAT: JWOL Membership
HOW MUCH: Annual membership is $20
CONTACT: Sherri Brecker
WHAT ELSE: Mail or tube check to Sherri at 18 Cricket Court. Membership entitles each member to share in the many wonderful programs and social events JWOL offers.


ANIMAL ATTRACTION
WHAT: Call for volunteers
WHEN: Flexible hours to meet your needs and schedule, various tasks
WHERE: The Humane Society Thrift Shop, 7215 Sallie Mood Dr.
CONTACT: Volunteer coordinator, Yvonne Hemphill, 603.502.6906
WHAT ELSE: No experience necessary. All proceeds from the thrift shop go to supporting the care of the shelter’s animals.


PET PROJECT 
WHAT: Linen drive for the Humane Society of Greater Savannah
WHEN: Ongoing
WHERE: Humane Society Adoption Center, 7215 Sallie Mood Dr.
CONTACT: Call Rosemary Longueira at 598.2875 or drop donations at 22 Long Island Road, Oakridge
WHAT ELSE: Donate old towels, washcloths, pillowcases, sheets, dish towels, pet beds, and chair cushions. Please bring them to the front of the Adoption Center, not the Thrift Shop donation area.


 LOSS MITIGATION 
WHAT: Pandemic support group
WHEN: Meeting Wednesdays at 6 p.m.
WHERE: St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Library
HOW MUCH: Free
CONTACT: Suzanne at St. Peter’s, 598.7242
WHAT ELSE: Many of us have lost friends or family, and pandemic isolation has made dealing with these losses difficult. Dr. Stevens Peirsol will guide the group, offering those who would like to share and find help in processing loss.


 FRIENDS OF FRIENDS OF BILL W. 
WHAT: Al-Anon
WHEN: Mondays, 4 p.m.
WHERE: Skidaway Island United Methodist Church
WHAT ELSE: Weekly meeting for families and friends of people who are problem drinkers.


 FERAL FRIENDSHIP 
WHAT: Skidaway Cat Alliance Team
WHEN: Ongoing
WHERE: Skidaway Island and surrounding
CONTACT: skidawaycats@gmail.com or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/skidawaycatallianceteam
WHAT ELSE: The Skidaway Cat Alliance Team is a group of dedicated animal lovers who provide food, population control (spay/neuter), medical care, and shelter for free-roaming cats in the Skidaway area. We have cats and kittens currently being fostered that are available to new, loving homes.


DUEL PURPOSE
WHAT: Skidaway Hamiltons meetings
WHEN: Every third Tuesday of the month, 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Messiah Lutheran Church, Skidaway Island
HOW MUCH: Free for members of the Skidaway Hamiltons and Skidaway Abigails
CONTACT: HamiltonsMembers@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: To learn more about Skidaway Hamiltons, a non-partisan civic-minded men’s organization, visit skidawayhamiltons.org. See the calendar for past and future speakers. 


 HOCUS POCUS! 
WHAT: Landings Magic Society
WHEN: 7 p.m., second Thursday of the month, Oct. through May
WHERE: Plantation Club card room
CONTACT: Jim Ruhl, 912.856.3948, jsruhl@gmail.com or Bill Sickels, 912.598.9123 or whsickels@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: Anyone with an interest in magic is welcome. Every meeting is instructional, entertaining and enlightening.


 BODY AND SOUL
WHAT: Mat Pilates and Sit-Fit exercise classes at Skidaway Island United Methodist Church (SIUMC)
WHEN: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Mat Pilates, 9:15-10:10 a.m.; Sit Fit: 10:15-11:10 a.m.
WHERE: Bailey Hall at SIUMC, 54 Diamond Causeway
HOW MUCH: $5 per class for 8 or more classes per month. $6.25 per class for 7 or fewer classes per month.
CONTACT: For more info or to register, call  Elena Bennett, ACSM-certified fitness instructor at 404.510.6042
WHAT ELSE: Mat Pilates participants must bring an exercise mat and be able to get up/down from the floor. Sit-Fit participants should wear athletic shoes. Everyone should bring a water bottle.


 HORSE SENSE 
WHAT: Pegasus Riding Academy volunteers needed
WHERE: Old Roberds Dairy, 2500 Tennessee Ave., Savannah
CONTACT: For information and directions, visit www.prasav.org or call 912.547.6482
WHAT ELSE: Pegasus Riding Academy is a therapeutic riding program providing safe, professional and ethical equine-assisted activities for individuals with physical, mental and emotional disabilities. Volunteers are needed to assist these special children. Horse experience not necessary.


 MEETING OF THE MINDS 
WHAT: Stroke Survivors
WHEN: Third Thursday of every month, 4 to 5 p.m.
WHERE: Messiah Lutheran Church, 1 West Ridge Rd.
HOW MUCH: Free
CONTACT: Shirley Nack, 598.7047
WHAT ELSE: Share your experiences with stroke survivors. At our meetings we listen and learn what other survivors have accomplished in order to return to an active lifestyle.


 CAUSEWAY CLEAN-UP
WHAT: “Shine Bright like a Diamond (Causeway),” litter pickup along Diamond Causeway
WHEN: 1 or 2 times per month, as trash amount deems necessary  
WHERE: Meet in the parking lot of Butterbean Beach
CONTACT: Courtney Fowler, causewaycleanup@gmail.com or 912.313.6040
WHAT ELSE: Please bring work gloves and a safety vest if you have one; a trash-picker works wonders as well.  We will provide trash bags. Water is recommended to avoid dehydration.


 WELCOME MAT 
WHAT: Learn to create sleeping mats for the homeless from discarded plastic bags
WHEN: Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon at Oakridge Club; Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. – 12 noon at JEA
CONTACT: Please RSVP to Carol Greenberg at 912.355.1238 or MStarArts@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: Help divert plastic bags from landfills and waterways while providing comfort to the homeless. Completed mats will be on display the first week in February at the JEA Art Gallery.


 IT’S AN HONOR 
WHAT: Honor Flight Savannah seeks war veterans and volunteers
CONTACT: honorflightsavannah.org or 912.367.9020
WHAT ELSE: Honor Flight Savannah is offering WW II, Korea and Vietnam War era veterans living in southeast Georgia and southeastern South Carolina an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., to visit their war memorials. Funding for trips is dependent on contributions from community citizens and businesses.


JUST DANCE
WHAT: Dance for fun and fitness
WHEN: Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m.
WHERE: Skidaway United Methodist Church, Bailey Hall
HOW MUCH: A $2 monthly fee will be charged to cover insurance; Landlovers membership is required
CONTACT: Marilee Dalbey (marileedalbey@gmail.com)
WHAT ELSE: Come join us in comfortable workout clothes and shoes. We will dance to popular hits, classic songs, Broadway and Latin music. Gentle standing stretches completes your workout. A signed waiver is required for all participants.


OUTDOOR ADVENTURE
WHAT:
Boy Scout Troop 57, for boys 10-18
WHEN: Weekly meeting Tuesday 7-8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Skidaway Community Church
CONTACT: BSA office, 927.7272
WHAT ELSE: Chartered in 1989, the troop has sponsored 80 Eagle Scouts to date. Weekly meetings, monthly outings (canoeing, canoeing, hiking, kayaking, rafting, backpacking), yearly summer camp and high adventure trips. New Scouts and transfers are welcome.

FOR LADIES ONLY
WHAT: Landlover Ladies 9-Hole Golf Group
WHEN: Tuesdays (Tee times from Chelsea system)
WHERE: Varies each week
CONTACT: Jan Rosenbaum at LandloverLadies9@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: Landlover Ladies 9-hole Golf welcomes those who have a basic understanding of the rules, pace of play and have a GHIN number. Our focus is on having fun with a casual get together afterwards. The Landing Club golf and Landlovers memberships are required.

 

BUILDING BRIDGES

WHAT: Landlovers Modern Bridge

WHEN: every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Marshwood

CONTACT: Marianne Claysmith at Claysmith2@aol.com

WHAT ELSE: All participants must be members of Landlovers and a Landings Club member to participate, in accordance with Landings Club policy. The Modern Bridge group is designed to use the basic conventions, as follows: Stayman, Jacoby Transfer, Weak 2’s, Ace asking.  Joining this group assumes you either currently use these conventions, or are open to learning them.  A 15-minute brush up will start at 1:00pm, game to follow.

 

WALK AND TALK
WHAT: Landlovers “Let’s Walk”
WHEN: One hour every Wednesday and Saturday at 8 a.m.

WHERE: March – Palmetto, April - Marshwood, May - Franklin Creek, June – Delegal, July - Oakridge
CONTACT: Email Bev Dalrymple at bevdal00@gmail.com to sign up
WHAT ELSE: Looking for walking buddies? Join our morning walking group. Walking pace is brisk but “talkable.” This is a great way to get some exercise, see the island and chat with friends. You must be a Landlovers member to participate.

READ ALL OVER
WHAT:
Landlovers Singles Co-ed Book Club
WHEN: 4th Thursday each month
WHERE: Palmetto Clubhouse
CONTACT: Ray Arnold, rayjarnold@gmail.com or Marianne Claysmith, claysmith2@aol.com
WHAT ELSE: Landlovers and Landings Club membership is required.

CAN YOU CANASTA?
WHAT:
Landlovers Canasta
WHEN: Every Wednesday, 2-5 p.m.
WHERE: Marshwood Clubhouse
HOW MUCH: Free
CONTACT: Dianne Bloom, thewinelady2005@yahoo.com
WHAT ELSE: Both women and men are welcome. Maximum 24 players and must have basic knowledge of the game. Because we play in the Palmetto Clubhouse, you must be a member of both The Landings Club and Landlovers.

SEW WHAT?
WHAT:
Landlovers Material Girls
WHERE: Skidaway Community Church
WHEN: 3rd Thursday of each month, 3 to 5 p.m.
HOW MUCH: Free but you must be a member of Landlovers
CONTACT: Janet Smart at maxwellsgal@aol.com, Donna Nicol, dkn777@aol.com; or Sandra Grant at sandragrant07@comcast.net
WHAT ELSE: Whether you are an experienced quilter or new to the craft, please join us for some handwork, conversation and networking. Bring a project you are working on, show and tell, or just plan to socialize. Learn about quilt shops in the area and local quilt guilds. All members of Landlovers who are interested in quilting are welcome.

LUNCH BUNCH
WHAT:
Landlovers Men’s Lunch
WHERE: Various restaurants around Savannah
WHEN: To be determined
HOW MUCH: The cost of your own meal
CONTACT: John Holmquist or Rick Armstrong, llmenslunchgroup@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: This is the eighth year of this successful men’s activity. Participants must be members of Landlovers.

ALL ABOARD!
WHAT:
Landlovers Mexican Train Dominoes, open to all Skidaway Island residents, not just the Landings
WHEN: Tuesdays 3:00-5:00 p.m.
WHERE: Palmetto Clubhouse’s Byrd Room. Because we play in a clubhouse, Landings Club membership is required.
HOW MUCH: Free but Landlovers membership is required
CONTACT: Laurie Milano, lamilano@aol.com
WHAT ELSE: Because we play in the Palmetto Clubhouse, you must be a member of The Landings Club and Landlovers. The Byrd Room can have a maximum of 24 players. If you plan to join us, please bring a set of dominoes if you have one.

REEL MEN
WHAT:
Landlovers Men’s Action Movies, open to all Skidaway Island residents, not just the Landings
WHEN: We usually see an action movie once a month when a good movie is showing.
HOW MUCH: Movie admission
CONTACT: Dave Robinson, dave.robinson16@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: Men’s Action Movies is a friendly gathering of men who want to see movies your wife probably wouldn’t want to see. We will see a late afternoon showing and then go to a modest local eatery. Dinner is optional; RSVPs are appreciated; no dues; carpool from the Methodist Church. About five days in advance, you will receive information on the movie choices and restaurant selection. Must be a Landlovers member. Membership is open to all residents of Skidaway Island.  

BATH AND BODY WORKS
WHAT:
Landlovers community service toiletry collection
WHEN: ongoing
WHERE: Drop-off location is the front porch at 2 Moonrise Circle, Deer Creek
WHAT ELSE: Are you traveling and staying at a hotel? If you have any unused hotel soaps, shampoos, or lotions, please bring them back to Savannah. Share your vacation with Social Apostolate, which works with poor, homeless and disabled people in different ways including providing showers for those in need. No mouthwash or larger sized toiletries, please.

BUNCO SQUAD
WHAT:
Bunco: A dice game requiring no skill but featuring fun with friends
WHEN: 2nd Wednesday each month - 6:30-8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Landings Association building on Landings Way South
HOW MUCH: $6 to cover room cost and prizes
CONTACT: Dianne Bloom - thewinelady2005@yahoo.com, or Barbara Capes - b_capes@comcast.net
WHAT ELSE: Landings Landlovers membership is required. Membership is open to all residents of Skidaway Island.

GREEN NO MORE
WHAT:
Landlovers Coastal Georgia Living
WHEN: First Wednesday each month, October through May, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Messiah Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
HOW MUCH: Annual dues are $25 individual or $30 family; Guests welcome for $5
CONTACT: Donna Bunn - donnabunn@gmail.com, or Deb Werner - debkwerner@yahoo.com
WHAT ELSE: Coastal Georgia Living, formerly known as Green Thumb Club, focuses on gardening, wildlife and the Georgia coastal lifestyle. Must be a Landlovers member. Membership is open to all residents of Skidaway Island.

SMALL WORLD
WHAT:
Landlovers Marco Polo Group
WHEN: October through May - third Monday of the month, 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Member homes
CONTACT: Sue Souls, LLMarcoPolo100@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: The Marco Polo group is for our international friends. If you were born in or have lived at least one year (including an academic year) outside the U.S., you are eligible to join. Attendees are asked to bring an international appetizer to share as well as their own beverage and glass. Must be a Landlovers member. Membership is open to all residents of Skidaway Island.

 

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