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ISLAND HOPPING – November 23, 2021

WHO NEW?
WHAT: New Neighbors
WHEN: Visit www.landingsnewneighbors.com to see our calendar  
CONTACT: Visit our website or contact Jody 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 now open to all island residents
HOW MUCH:  Each $30 membership fee covers one household of one or two adults
CONTACT: Vicki Knapp, Landlovers Membership Director, at landloversmembership@gmail.com.
WHAT ELSE: Landings Landlovers is a philanthropic and social organization now open to all island residents. More information and details can be found at www.landingslandlover.com. Our membership year runs from Sep. 1, 2019 through Aug. 31, 2020.

BELEW’S BRUSHES
WHAT: The paintings of Dell Belew
WHEN: Nov. 1 – 30
WHERE: JEA Art Gallery, 5111 Abercorn St.
CONTACT: Vicky Lunick, 912.355.8111
WHAT ELSE: Dell Belew has more than 40 years of experience as a minister, artist, English professor, writer, workshop leader, and public speaker.


REVERIE ON THE RIVER
WHAT:
Savannah Christmas Market at Plant Riverside District
WHEN: Friday, Nov. 26 - Monday, Jan. 3
WHERE: Plant Riverside District, 400 W. River St.
HOW MUCH: Free
CONTACT: Tyler Gray, tyler.gray@kesslercollection.com or 912.373.9105
WHAT ELSE: The Savannah Christmas Market at Plant Riverside District offers open-air, holiday-themed events as well as a European-style outdoor holiday market, live performances, tree-lighting ceremony, children’s activities, photos with Santa, and much more. The tree-lighting on Nov. 26, at 6 p.m., will feature live music, a reading of “The Night Before Christmas,” the arrival of Santa Claus, a performance by Cirque Divina, and a holiday fountain show. The Savannah Harbor Boat Parade of Lights is Nov. 27, at 7 p.m., with VIP viewing at Plant Riverside District available for $20 per person.


TIED UP IN KNOTS
WHAT: Landings Garden Club Holiday Bow Sales
WHEN: Saturdays - Nov. 27, and Dec. 4, 11; Monday, Nov. 29; Friday, Nov. 26
WHERE: In front of the fountain near the Village Pharmacy
HOW MUCH: $15-$20 per bow
CONTACT: www.thelandingsgardenclub.com
WHAT ELSE: Many new ribbon patterns to choose from. Gorgeous bows for inside and outside use. Proceeds benefit conservation and beautification projects on Skidaway Island. Don’t delay – we usually sell out early!


DING-A-LING
WHAT:
Landlovers Salvation Army Red Kettle Bell Ringing
WHEN: Mondays, Thursday, Fridays: Nov. 26 - Dec. 20
WHERE: In front of the Village Walk Pharmacy
HOW MUCH: As much as you want to give!
WHAT ELSE: Funds raised make a year-round impact in the community by helping neighbors in their time of need. Your generous donations help make change happen.

CENTERS OF ATTENTION
WHAT: Landlovers Coastal Georgia Living Pinecone Centerpiece Workshop
WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. – 12 noon
WHERE: Pavilion picnic tables at Skidaway Farms
HOW MUCH: $10 person for workshop; annual CGL dues are $25 for an individual or $30 for a family
CONTACT: Donna Bunn at donnabunn@gmail.com or Deb Werner at debk.werner@yahoo
WHAT ELSE: Open to all Skidaway Islanders who are members of Landlovers, not just Landings residents. Limited to 32 attendees, with preference given to CGL members. Materials will be provided for participants to make a centerpiece or hanging decoration. Mail or tube your check payable to Landlovers/CGL to Fran Johnson at 4 Delegal Road.


WOOD IS GOOD
WHAT:
Landings Woodworkers Guild Display
WHEN: Dec. 1 - 31
WHERE: Palmetto Club
HOW MUCH: Free
CONTACT: Landings Art Association, www.landingsartassociation.com/
WHAT ELSE: The Landings Art Association has selected the Landings Woodworkers Guild as its Artist of the Month. Drop by the Palmetto Club to view creations from members of the Woodworkers Guild.

FIBER RICH
WHAT: The Fiber Guild of the Savannahs’ artwork
WHEN: Dec 1 - 31. Artists’ reception Dec. 5, 2 - 4 pm. Masks required.
WHERE: JEA Art Gallery, 5111 Abercorn St.
HOW MUCH: Free and open to the public
CONTACT: Vicky Lunick, 912.355.8111
WHAT ELSE: The Fiber Guild of the Savannahs is a group of artists who share inspiration and techniques using a wide variety of fiber-related arts. Spinning, weaving, dyeing, quilting, knitting, basketry, rug-making, paper manipulation, needle-felting, and crocheting are some of the crafts our members explore. Everyone – beginners, amateurs and professional fiber artists - are all welcome to join the guild.


YOUTH HOME YULETIDE
WHAT: Christmas Family Extravaganza
WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 2
WHERE: Paul Anderson Youth Home, 1603 McIntosh St., Vidalia
HOW MUCH: $15 - $1,000
CONTACT: Jeff Padgett
WHAT ELSE: “Jingle Mingle” before the main program, which features an assortment of exquisite, delectable Christmas goodies and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Rev. Don Moye delivers a superb production.


SORORITY SOIREE
WHAT: Kappa Delta Holiday Potluck Party
WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m.
HOW MUCH: Please bring a $15 Dirty Santa gift
CONTACT: For more details or to RSVP, please email savannahkdac@outlook.com
WHAT ELSE: Please bring a potluck dish to share.


GOLF CART GREETINGS
WHAT: Holiday Decorated Golf Cart Parade
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 4, 3 - 7 p.m.
WHERE: Parade departs from the Landings Association Building, 600 Landings Way South
CONTACT: Email HolidayCartParade@gmail.com for questions and to join the email list
WHAT ELSE: Come early to line up. The last cart will include our own Santa. The parade will end at Landings Harbor for festivities which will include food trucks, hot chocolate, holiday music and performances, Landings tree lighting, and viewing all the decorated carts.


NEEDLE POINTERS

WHAT: Landlovers Stitch and Bead, open to all Skidaway Island residents, not just the Landings
WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2 - 4 p.m.
WHERE: Members’ homes; location announced by email
CONTACT: Leslie Matthews – 616.550.7057 or lmathews50@gmail.com for more information and to be added to the list
WHAT ELSE: All types of needlework is featured, from knitting to needlepoint, crewel, beading, etc. We enjoy sharing our projects and tips on techniques and resources.
 
DECEMBER DELIGHT
WHAT: Landlovers Holiday Soiree
WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 7, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
WHERE: Palmetto Ballroom
HOW MUCH: $70 per person
CONTACT: Jeanette Graebener at jbg1972@comcast.net
WHAT ELSE: Open to all Skidaway Landlovers, not just the Landings. Enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres, holiday signature drinks, holiday music, karaoke, and a cigar bar in your favorite holiday attire. If you are not yet a Landlover, you can join at www.landingslandlovers.com/join. Club membership is not required to attend.

 
HOLIDAY CLASSIC
WHAT:
Coastal Golf Classic
WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 9, 11 a.m. shotgun start
WHERE: Westin Savannah Harbor, 1 Resort Dr.
CONTACT: Maria Center, 912.656.8269 or maria.center@redcross.org
WHAT ELSE: Benefitting Southeast Georgia Chapter Red Cross, which serves 18 counties in southeast Georgia. Registration includes green fees, practice range, cart, box lunch, golf shirt, tournament awards and silent auction.

DEER ABBIES
WHAT:
Skidaway Abigails Program - Deer and Digs: A Look Behind the Scenes at Community Sustainability Certification.
WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 9, 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Messiah Lutheran Church, 1 West Ridge Road
HOW MUCH: We welcome Skidaway Abigails and guests ($10 guest fee). Please contact chair@skidawayabigails.org to join us as a guest
CONTACT: To learn more about Skidaway Abigails, a nonpartisan organization of progressive women, visit skidawayabigails.org.
WHAT ELSE: We welcome all vaccinated members and guests to our first in-person program since the pandemic. We will also be providing a hybrid option on Zoom. Mal Welch, Blake Caldwell and Diane Thompson of the steering committee for Sustainable Skidaway will be joined by Landings Association Public Works Environmental Manager Dylan Till. They will discuss why Skidaway residents sought certification as a sustainable community and how both the deer management program and the archaeological digs currently underway contribute to all three aspects of sustainability – environmental, economic and social.


HOME FOR CHRISTMAS
WHAT: Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity inaugural “Home for the Holidays” gala
WHEN: Saturday, Dec 11, at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Marriott Savannah Riverfront, 100 General McIntosh Blvd.
HOW MUCH: Individual tickets start at $150
CONTACT: Please visit www. HabitatSavannah.org for more information
WHAT ELSE: The gala will serve as the largest fundraiser for the fourth quarter of the year for the local nonprofit organization. Guests will enjoy dinner, drinks, dessert, dancing, and a fun game!

GOOD TO THE LAST DROP
WHAT:
Kiwanis Club of Skidaway Red Cross Blood Drive
WHEN: Monday, Dec. 13, 2 to 6 p.m.
WHERE: Skidaway Island United Methodist Church, Bailey Hall


BLUE CHRISTMAS
WHAT: Coastal Conservation Association of Skidaway December meeting – “The Blue Crab”
WHERE: St. Peter’s Church
WHEN: Monday, Dec. 13, 7 p.m.
CONTACT: Paulette Hamilton, 610.509.0279
WHAT ELSE: Hope Meeks, owner of Southside Shellfish, will discuss the life cycle of the blue crab, the importance of meeting the needs of the present without compromising those of future generations. At the conclusion of the presentation, Hope will share a sampling of her signature crab stew and crab cakes. The CCA of Skidaway’s December raffle prize will be gift certificates to Southside Shellfish.

LADIES ON THE LINKS
WHAT:
Landlovers Ladies 9 Holers golf group, open to all Skidaway Island residents, not just the Landings. Landings Club golf membership is required
WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 14
WHERE: Location and tee times assigned by Chelsea system
CONTACT: Jan Rosenbaum at landloverladies9@gmail.com. Sign up for December 14 at tinyurl.com/LLL9DecemberSignUp
WHAT ELSE: After play, convene for holiday cookies, candies, and goodies at Penny Leblanc’s home. Bring some/take some!


POWER PLANTS
WHAT: Landlovers Plant Strong of Skidaway Island/Ladies Holiday Celebration
WHEN: Dec. 14, 6 p.m.
WHERE: Simone Heyman’s home
HOW MUCH: No cost
CONTACT: Simone Heyman at 609.923.3599 or simoneheymanwfpb@gmail.com to be added to the guest list
WHAT ELSE: Open to all Landlovers Skidaway Islanders, not just Landings residents. Guests will prepare a WFPB (whole food plant based) or Vegan Mediterranean/Middle Eastern dish for dinner. Simone organized Plant Strong to support individuals who are interested in discovering the benefits of a WFPB or Vegan lifestyle, and to provide a network of like-minded individuals with information, ideas and activities. Limited capacity, so sign up soon!


PARISH PARTY
WHAT: St. James Holiday Party for Landings Parishioners
WHERE: Palmetto Ballroom
WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 15 - Doors open at 5:45 p.m. for cocktail/social hour; dinner at 6:30
HOW MUCH: $41 per person
CONTACT: Maryce Cunningham, 912.335. 1717, marycejcunningham@yahoo.com
WHAT ELSE: Kick off the Christmas season with a social hour to meet new St. James parishioners. If you joined the parish in the past few years and have not attended this event, please consider joining us. You can reserve a table with up to 10 seats by including the names of your group on the reservation form.


RIGHT ON
WHAT:
Ladies on The Right (LOTR) luncheon meeting
WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 16, 12 noon - 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Palmetto Club at The Landings
HOW MUCH: $25 for LOTR members; $35 for non-members; all who are interested are welcome
CONTACT: For more info or to register (deadline: Dec. 13): ladiesontheright.org
WHAT ELSE: Speaker is Bob McEwen, executive director of The Council for National Policy, and former six-term U.S. Congressman who served on the House Committee on Rules and the House Select Committee on Intelligence.

CHRISTMAS AT THE CATHEDRAL
WHAT: Handel’s “Messiah Part I” and Carols
WHEN: Sunday, Dec. 19, 5 p.m.
WHERE: Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
HOW MUCH: $40, $25 or $15
CONTACT: Eventbrite.com
WHAT ELSE: The Cathedral Chamber Orchestra, Cathedral Choir and soloists will perform the Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah. The audience will have the opportunity to sing the great carols of the season with the choir, orchestra, and organ.


VOICES UNITED
WHAT: Glorious music in a glorious place
WHEN: Sunday, January 16, 5 p.m.
WHERE: Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
HOW MUCH: $25/$15/$10
CONTACT: Eventbrite.com
WHAT ELSE: The choirs of Wesley Monumental United Methodist and Christ Church Anglican join forces with the Savannah Cathedral Choir for an evening of spectacular music making.


COAST WITH THE MOST
WHAT: Coastal Conservation Association of Skidaway January meeting: “Savannah Coastal Refuges”
WHERE: St. Peter’s Church
WHEN: Monday, Jan. 17, 7 p.m.
CONTACT: Paulette Hamilton, 610.509.0279
WHAT ELSE: Dr. Rick Shields, co-founder and current president of the Friends of the Savannah Coastal Wildlife Refuges, and Will Meeks, project leader of the Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex, will speak about the Savannah Coastal Refuges. January raffle prize is a rod and reel, tackle box, and battery lithium fillet knife, valued at $270.


DRINKING BUDDIES
WHAT: Landlovers Cocktails with Friends, open to all Skidaway Island residents, not just the Landings
WHEN: Thursday evening, Jan. 20. Time to be announced
WHERE: Members’ homes
COST: Please bring an appetizer to share and your own cocktails
CONTACT: Kathy Powers at kopowers@gmail.com or Jeanette Graebener at jbg1972@comcast.net
WHAT ELSE: Let us know if you’d like to host and we’ll arrange it for you. Landlovers membership required.


BOOK IT
WHAT: Savannah Book Festival volunteers needed
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 19
HOW MUCH: Free, with appreciation
WHAT ELSE: Savannah Book Festival hosts its 15th annual Festival Saturday. As many as 10,000 people will gather across historic downtown Savannah to listen, learn and engage with world-renowned authors from across the country. This happens through the participation of an amazing group of volunteers. Add your time and energy to one of the best book festivals in the country by registering to volunteer at savannahbookfestival.org/support/volunteer/

PI SERVING
WHAT: Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club of Savannah
WHEN: October through April
WHERE: Skidaway Island and beyond
CONTACT: Beth Holmquist at bholmquist@comcast.net for membership information
WHAT ELSE: This active group of Pi Phi alums enjoys four to five gatherings a year. Plans are underway for a tour of Benedetto Guitars on Oct. 15; a holiday cocktail party on Dec. 3; a Panhellenic Cocktail Party on Feb. 2; and a Founders Day luncheon at Vic’s on the River on Apr. 30, featuring popular local speaker, Roger Smith.


BATH AND BODY WORKS
WHAT:
Landlovers Community Service Toiletry Collection    
WHERE: Drop-off location is on the front porch at 2 Moonrise Circle, Deer Creek
CONTACT: llcommservice@gmail.com, Carol Stiles at carolstiles@gmail.com, or Sue Souls at smsouls@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: If you have any unused hotel soaps, shampoos or lotions, please consider giving them to Social Apostolate. It works with poor, homeless and disabled people in different ways including providing showers for those in need. No mouthwash or larger sized toiletries, please.

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.


SOUL SISTERS
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.


GARDEN STATE GANG
WHAT: Landings Garden Staters cocktails and dinner
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 10, 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Palmetto Club Azalea Room
HOW MUCH: Buffet dinner is $51.36 per person charged to your club account. Bar charges additional
CONTACT: Send/tube dues to Beth Silady, 7 Rookery Road  
WHAT ELSE: Please email your RSVP for the dinner to landingsgardenstaters@gmail.com and include name, phone number, Landings Club member number, and the number attending. If you haven’t already joined Garden Staters, 2021 dues are $10 per person. Checks are made payable to NJ Garden Staters and tubed to Beth Silady, 7 Rookery Road in Palmetto.


 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.


 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:  his program helps underserved communities by offering free tax preparation. No experience necessary. Volunteers include greeters/screeners and tax preparers.


 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.


 CORVETTE SUMMER 
WHAT: Skidaway Island Corvette Club
WHEN: Third Thursday of each month
WHERE: A visit to a superb custom car display in a showroom off Mall Blvd, followed by lunch at the Palmetto Club
HOW MUCH: No dues at this time, however an $8 name tag fee may be forthcoming
CONTACT: Clayton Scott, 912.658.3116.
WHAT ELSE: Skidaway Island now has a club for owners of Corvettes, already 25 members strong. Its goals are camaraderie and to share the enthusiasm for this classic American auto.


 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.


SERVICE ABOVE SELF
WHAT: Skidaway Island Rotary Club meetings
WHEN: First and third Wednesdays at 5 p.m.
WHERE: Via Zoom
HOW MUCH: Free and open to all
CONTACT: Lynn Gensamer, 912.856.8874 or lgensamer@icloud.com
WHAT ELSE: To learn more about Rotary or club membership, visit skidawayrotary.org. Check out the calendar for a schedule of speakers.


SAWBUCKS SESSIONS
WHAT: Skidaway Hamiltons meetings
WHEN: Every third Tuesday of the month, 4 p.m.
WHERE: Via Zoom
HOW MUCH: Free for members of the Skidaway Hamiltons and Skidaway Abigails
CONTACT: George Sedberry, 912.308.5193 or george.sedberry@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: To learn more about Skidaway Hamiltons, a progressive, liberal men’s organization, visit skidawayhamiltons.org. Check out the calendar for a schedule of speakers. 


 KEEP ‘EM FLYING 
WHAT: The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
WHEN: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, Noon to 5 p.m.
CONTACT: For more information call 912.748.8888 or visit www.mightyeighth.org
WHAT ELSE: New guidelines are in place to protect staff and visitors. Visitors are strongly recommended to wear facemasks. Hand-sanitizing stations have been established throughout the museum. Some areas will be capacity-controlled.


 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.


 HEAR GREAT SPEAKERS 
WHAT: Kiwanis Club of Skidaway
WHEN: Thursday mornings at 7:45 a.m.
WHERE: Plantation Club
HOW MUCH: Free to attend; Breakfast - $13, Coffee only - $2.50
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.


BOOK SMARTS
WHAT: Village Library curbside service
WHEN: Between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. - reserve books; Pick up between 1 and 4 p.m.
CONTACT: Call 598.1183 to reserve books or visit thevillagelibrary.org or our Facebook page
WHAT ELSE:  Stay safe and get your library materials in a physically distant fashion, with the grab-and-go service.

 
BODY AND SOUL 
WHAT: Skidaway Island United Methodist Church (SIUMC) Exercise Classes
WHEN: Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays, times are below
CONTACT: For more information or to register for January session, visit siumc.org/exercise or call 912.598.8460
WHAT ELSE: Mat Pilates from 9:15-10:15 a.m.; and Sit-Fit from 10:15-11:15 a.m. Classes are led by Elena Bennett, an ACSM-certified exercise instructor. SIUMC has added Friday classes to its offerings for church- and non-church members alike.


 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.


 WE HAVE A WIENER 
WHAT: Landings Longdogs Get-togethers
WHEN: 4th Tuesday of each month, 4 p.m.
WHERE: Landings Harbor Marina
HOW MUCH: No charge
CONTACT: Sandy Haeger, sandyjhaeger@gmail.com, or Sandy Haeger, sandyjhaeger@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: A fun play date for you and your dachshund(s). Meet other owners and their special friends.


 SAFE AND SOUND 
WHAT: Women’s support group for people going through or having experienced domestic or family violence
WHEN: Third Wednesday of every month, 12 noon - 1 p.m
WHERE: SAFE Shelter Center for Domestic Violence Services Outreach, 7373 Hodgson Memorial Dr.
CONTACT: Outreach office, 912.651.0004
WHAT ELSE: SAFE Shelter’s mission is to prevent domestic violence, protect victims and promote change in lives, families and our community. This is an opportunity to meet with women experiencing similar challenges. Light refreshments will be served.


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.


 CERVUS WITH A PURPOSE 
WHAT: Bingo at the Elks Lodge
WHEN: Sundays at 7 p.m. and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: 183 Wilshire Blvd
WHAT ELSE: $1,500 in prizes. All proceeds benefit Elks charities.

 

STITCH AND BEAD
WHAT: Landlovers Needlecrafters
WHEN: Tuesday afternoons
WHERE: Member homes
HOW MUCH: No cost
CONTACT: Leslie Matthews – 616.550.7057 or lmathews50@gmail.com for more information and to be added to the list
WHAT ELSE: Bring projects and BYOB. Landlovers membership required.

WORLD TRAVELERS
WHAT: Landlovers Marco Polo
WHEN: Third Monday of the month, 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Members’ homes
HOW MUCH: An appetizer
CONTACT: Please email Deb Wilson and Sue Souls at llmarcopolo100@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: If you were born in or have lived for at least one year (including an academic year) outside the U.S., you are eligible to join. Attedees are asked to bring an appetizer to share as well as their own beverages. Open to all Landlovers members.


 LADIES ON THE LINKS 
WHAT: New 9-hole golf starting in September
WHEN: Tuesdays, usually mid-morning
WHERE: The Landings Club courses
HOW MUCH: Usually free - occasional nominal charges to cover prizes and/or refreshments for catered events
CONTACT: Jan Rosenbaum at LandloverLadies9@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: Landlovers and Landings Golf Club memberships required.

BUNCO SQUAD
WHAT: Landlovers Bunco, Open to all Skidaway Island residents, not just he Landings
WHEN: Second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Landings Association meeting room
HOW MUCH: $6 in singles to be used as prizes and to cover the room fee
CONTACT: Eileen Yost at eileenyrn@gmail.com.
WHAT ELSE: Landlovers membership is required but since we are at TLA offices, Landings Club membership is not required. TLA reserves the right to reschedule us and will try to give a 24-hour notice. Unless you hear otherwise, we will meet at 6:30 pm to allow time to set up and socialize before the games begin. Drinks in covered containers are allowed.


CAN YOU CANASTA?
WHAT: Landlovers Canasta, open to all Skidaway Island residents, not just the Landings
WHEN: Every Wednesday, 1-3 p.m.
WHERE: Palmetto Clubhouse, main dining room
HOW MUCH: Free
CONTACT: Patti Heleva at landloverscanasta@gmail.com to be added to the email list.
WHAT ELSE: Maximum 24 players and must have basic knowledge of the game. Because we play in the Palmetto Clubhouse, Landings Club and Landlovers memberships are required.


ALL ABOARD!
WHAT: Landlovers Mexican Train Dominoes, open to all Skidaway Island residents, not just the Landings
WHEN: Tuesdays 3:30-5:30 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 at lamilano@aol.com
WHAT ELSE: Food and beverages are available from the bar. Maximum 24 players. Please bring a set of dominoes, if you have one.


SHUTTERBUGS
WHAT: Landlovers Digital Photography Club, open to all Skidaway Island residents, not just the Landings
WHEN: Monthly field trips TBA
WHERE: Somewhere outdoors
COST: Free but Landlovers membership is required
CONTACT: Amy Collings at landloversphotoclub@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: Please visit www.landingslandlovers.com/activities for more information regarding the Photography Club


MEN OF ACTION
WHAT: Landlovers Men’s Action Movies, open to all Skidaway Island residents, not just the Landings
WHEN: Subject to COVID restrictions and availability of movies of interest
WHAT ELSE: Men’s Action Movies is a friendly gathering of men who want to see late afternoon movies and then grab a bit to eat. Dinner is optional, RSVPs are appreciated, no dues, carpool from the Methodist Church. About 5 days in advance, you will receive information regarding the movie choices and restaurant selection.
HOW MUCH: Movie admission
CONTACT: Dave Robinson at dave.robinson16@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: Landlovers membership required


BLANKET SOLUTIONS
WHAT: Landlovers Material Girls, open to all Skidaway Island residents, not just the Landings
WHERE: Skidaway Community Church
WHEN: Third Thursday of each month, 3 -5 p.m.
HOW MUCH: Free but Landlovers membership is required
CONTACT: Janet Smart at maxwellsgal@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 handwork, conversation, and networking. Bring a project you are working on, show and tell, or just come to socialize and learn about local quilting.