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ISLAND HOPPING – November 1, 2019

THE NEW YOU
WHAT: Are you a New Neighbors member?
CONTACT: To join, go to the website and click on Membership, or contact Milli at nncontact20@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: New Neighbors is a very active club open to any individual who lives at the Landings on a full- or part-time basis, is over the age of 21 and has never belonged to the Landings New Neighbors. The club offers more than 250 different activities, tours and events for you to enjoy. Go to www.landingsnewneighbors.com to see more examples of how exciting New Neighbors can be.


GOTTA LOVE IT
WHAT: Landlovers welcomes you!
CONTACT: Landlovers Membership Chair, Cec Calcaterra at ceccalcaterra@gmail.com or 803.309.5883
WHAT ELSE: Landlovers Club is open to all Landings residents no matter how long one has lived here! Our club offers a variety of social activities and events like flea markets, house tours and garden tours. To learn more about us, visit landingslandlovers.com and click on “The Happenings” tab on the left.


NEW AND NOTEWORTHY
WHAT: Landlovers Love Notes (new Landlovers mixed chorus)
WHEN: Signing up now, so don’t delay!
CONTACT: Marianne Claysmith, claysmith2@aol.com or text 505.670.2454
WHAT ELSE: Join Landlovers friends and neighbors in the new mixed chorus, Love Notes. Singers, keyboard/piano and guitar players needed and welcome, as well as other instruments. Open to Landlovers members only.


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.


DUFFERS MAKE A DIFFERENCE
WHAT:  The Hospice Savannah Golf Tournament, presented by USI Insurance Services (rescheduled due to Hurricane Dorian)
WHEN:  Friday, Nov. 1
WHERE: The Landings Club’s Plantation Course
HOW MUCH:  $600 Bronze sponsorship includes one four-man team, tee sign and logo on materials   
CONTACT:  Ophelia Rodriguez at 912.629.1027 or visit www.HospiceSavannah.org/Golf
WHAT ELSE:  Information on Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Tee sponsorships available on the downloadable registration form at www.HospiceSavannah.org/Golf. Driving range and lunch available at noon, followed by a 1:15 p.m. shotgun start with a four-man scramble (captain’s choice) format. Prizes for hole-in-one on a par 3, longest drive, closest-to-the-pin, etc. Proceeds support the life-enriching programs and services of our community’s non-profit, legacy hospice, proudly serving families in the Coastal Empire for more than 40 years.


SAVANNAH SHARK TANK
WHAT: Savannah SCORE’s “BizPitch Savannah” Entrepreneurial Competition
WHEN: Friday, Nov. 1, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St.
HOW MUCH: Free and open to the public
CONTACT: Savannah SCORE Chapter Chair, Michael Siegel, at bizpitchsavannah@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: SCORE presents its second annual entrepreneurial competition, Savannah’s kinder, gentler version of “Shark Tank.” Eight aspiring entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges for the chance to win more than $10,000 in cash and professional services to help them launch their business.


CAN YOU CANASTA?
WHAT: Landlovers Lucky Canasta
WHEN: Every Friday, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22; 9 to 11 a.m.
WHERE: Plantation Club, Hill Room
CONTACT: Leanne and Jean, LLcanastacards@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: Instructions offered for experienced and new Canasta players. If you are new to the game, please attend three instructional sessions. Must be a Landings Club member (in accordance with Landings Club policy) and a Landlovers member to participate.


HARVEST HELP
WHAT: Landlovers Second Harvest Packing
WHEN: Friday, Nov. 1, 9 to 11 a.m.
WHERE: America’s Second Harvest Volunteer Center
CONTACT: Rebecca Walling at llcommservice@gmail.com with questions or to volunteer.
WHAT ELSE: Meet at the Methodist church by 8:15 to carpool leaving no later than 8:30 a.m. Second Harvest serves as the food safety net for tens of thousands of children, senior citizens, low-income families, and people with disabilities who are at risk for hunger throughout southern Georgia. Four times a year, LL Community Service gets together on a Friday morning to to pack boxes at our local food bank. Participants must be members of Landlovers. No special skill required, just a caring heart.


THAR SHE BLOWS!
WHAT: Telfair Academy Guild presents “A Whale of a Party”
WHEN:  Friday, Nov. 1, 6 to 8 p.m.
WHERE:  Jepson Center for the Arts
HOW MUCH: General admission: $75, includes two drink tickets; Patron tickets: $125, includes open bar
CONTACT: Tickets are available online at www.telfair.org/event/whale-of-a-party
A Whale of a Party » Telfair Museums
WHAT ELSE:  Reserved seating and a private curator tour at 5:30 p.m. Celebrate the exhibition “Summon the Sea! Contemporary Artists and Moby Dick.” Starting with a cocktail party, plans include seaworthy entertainment, culinary fare for seafarers and landlubbers, plus the opportunity to view the exhibition starring artist Tristin Lowe’s 52-foot fabric whale, Mocha Dick.


BATH AND BODY WORK
WHAT: Landlovers Community Service Toiletry Collection
WHEN: Nov. 3 thru 9
WHERE: Landings Welcome Center, 1 Landings Way North
WHAT ELSE: Are you traveling this fall and staying at a hotel? If you have any unused personal-sized soaps, shampoos or lotions, please consider donating them (No mouthwash or larger sized toiletries). We will take them to Social Apostolate.


TIGHT KNIT GROUP
WHAT: The November Art Show at the JEA featuring work of Fiber Guild of the Savannahs
WHEN: Nov. 3 to 28; reception Nov. 3, 2-4 p.m.
WHERE: JEA Art Gallery, 5111 Abercorn St.
CONTACT: Vicky Lunick 912.355.8111
WHAT ELSE: The Fiber Guild of the Savannahs is a group of fiber artists who share inspiration and techniques using a wide variety of fiber-related arts, including weaving, quilting, knitting, basketry, rug-making and crocheting. Members demonstrate traditional pioneer crafts at the annual festivals at Oatland Island Wildlife Center. Beginners, amateurs and professional fiber artists are invited to join the guild.


MALE CALL
WHAT: Landlovers Men’s Lunch Group
WHEN: Monday, Nov. 4 (1st Monday of each month)
WHERE: Various restaurants around Savannah
HOW MUCH: Each person pays for his meal
CONTACT: Dick Hughley, 912.657.9585, dickhughey1@att.net; Jim Smart, 787.234.3040, smartsville@aol.com
WHAT ELSE: This is the eighth year of this activity. Participants must be members of Landlovers.


STITCHIN’ TIME
WHAT: Landlovers Stitch and Bead
WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 5 and 19, 3 to 5 p.m. (1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month)
WHERE: Host home announced the weekend before by email
CONTACT: Jayne Rogers, jmrogers341@gmail.com, or Kathy Silbert, Kathysilbert@gmail.com, to sign up.
WHAT ELSE: Meet with your fellow Landlovers who needlepoint, knit, crochet and bead, in members’ homes twice a month. De-stress and enjoy the camaraderie of the group as we stitch and bead on our own projects. Optional project to knit or crochet baby caps and blankets for the neonatal unit at MHUP. Please be willing to host the group at your home at least once during the year.


THUMBS UP
WHAT: Landlovers Green Thumb Club
WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 6, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Messiah Lutheran Church
HOW MUCH: Annual Club dues are $25 individual or $30 family, guests are $5
CONTACT: Kate Kastner katekastner@icloud.com
WHAT ELSE: Must be a Landlovers member. David Jarrell, president of Deep South Orchid Society, presents “What You Want and Need to Know About Orchids.” Whether you are thinking ahead to a day when you abandon outdoor gardens for indoor greenery, or just want to keep a lovely gift orchid alive, this is the talk for you. Green Thumb Club focuses on gardening, wildlife, and the Georgia coastal lifestyle. Monthly meetings begin with coffee and socializing, followed by our featured speaker. Bring your own coffee cup.


GENUINE ARTICLES
WHAT: Landlovers Magpie Ladies- CAWING ALL MAGPIES!!
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 7, 1 to 3 p.m.
WHERE: Member’s homes. TBD prior to meeting and attendees will be notified
CONTACT: Send any questions or RSVP: lldaymagpies@gmail.com.
WHAT ELSE: Bring an interesting MAGazine or newspaper article on any topic (politics is ok but nonpartisan is a rule) to share/possibly present, to a very interested and interesting group of women. PIES and coffee will be served. You don’t have to eat any of the PIES but the MAGazine articles are always informative and spark lots of great discussions. New members are always welcome, but participants must be members of Landlovers.


ONE MAN’S TRASH...
WHAT: Friends of Skidaway Audubon: “Composting”
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 7, 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Messiah Lutheran Church Community Hall
HOW MUCH: free to members, $5 donation from non-members
CONTACT: Carolyn McInerney, 912.507.3700 or carol9133@aol.com
WHAT ELSE: Maria Vaughn from Cor Compost on the benefits of composting and how to have a successful composting project in your backyard.


PET PROJECT
WHAT: Save-A-Life Animal Welfare Agency at Abercorn Street PetSmart Charities Adopt-a-thon event
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 9, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
WHERE:  11132 Abercorn St.
HOW MUCH:  Free to meet the rescued cats, kitten, dogs, and puppies
CONTACT: Telephone: 912.598.SPAY - Please leave message with your telephone number
WHAT ELSE:  Won’t you give a rescued pet a chance to steal your heart?  Come see Save-A-Life’s rescues at the Abercorn PetSmart store. Meet Save-A-Life’s loving, vetted rescued pets looking for their forever homes. Find your loving, furry friend.


DINNER PLANS
WHAT: Landlovers Food, Friends and Fun
WHEN: Saturday evening, Nov. 9
WHERE: Members’ homes
CONTACT: Please RSVP by November 1 to Hannah Burtnik: hburtnik@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: Dining group meets at members’ homes for either a sit-down dinner where the host prepares an entrée or a cocktail party where guests bring a dish to share and their own beverages. Hosts rotate monthly so everyone gets to be a host at least once. The first event is a cocktail party. Please indicate whether you are a single or couple and if you want to be guests. If you can host, please indicate how many guests you can accommodate. Maximum participation is based on the number of host homes.


BRIDGE BITES
WHAT: Landlovers Second Sunday Night Buffet and Social Bridge
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 10, 5:30 to 9 p.m.; Every second Sunday except December
WHERE: Plantation Club
HOW MUCH: $24 for the buffet charged to your TLC account
CONTACT: LLSundaybridge@gmail.com to sign up; Call Carol and Al Stiles, 912.349.9977, or Gwen and Tom Gissendanner, 912.598.9623, for questions
WHAT ELSE: RSVP by November 1. Both men and women are invited. You don’t have to bring a partner. We use bridge tallies to change partners. Attendance is limited. Must be a Landings Club member to participate.


TEA TIME
WHAT: Telfair Academy Guild (TAG) Meeting
WHEN: Monday, Nov. 11; 10 a.m. - reception, 10:30 a.m. - meeting and program
WHERE:  Jepson Center
HOW MUCH:  No charge to TAG members; Members’ guests are welcome to attend
CONTACT:  Non-members wishing to attend, please contact Betsy McCullar, betsymccullar2@gmail.com or 917.566.9101
WHAT ELSE: TAG is excited to welcome Damon Lee Fowler to our November meeting. Fowler presents “Spilling the Tea:  The Rituals and Tableware of Teatime in Britain and America.” Few things in this life are as soothingly civilizing as tea, properly brewed in an actual teapot and sipped from a china cup. Unhappily, it’s a pleasure that has been all but lost to our busy modern world.


AN OFFSHORE THING
WHAT: CCA of Skidaway November Meeting – “Savannah’s Offshore Fishing Business”
WHERE: St. Peter’s Church
WHEN: Monday, Nov. 11, 7 p.m.
HOW MUCH: No charge
CONTACT: Dave Devore, 330.329.6457
WHAT ELSE: Capt. Judy Helmey of Captain Judy Charter Fishing will give an update on the local offshore fishing business. The raffle prize is a half-day inshore fishing charter for two with Miss Judy Charters, fishing for trout, redfish and flounder. The prize value is $350.


ALL ABOARD!
WHAT: Landlovers Trainlovers Breakfast Meeting
WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 12, 8 a.m.
WHERE: Oakridge Clubhouse, Oak Room
HOW MUCH: Individual club charges for breakfast
CONTACT: Bob Miller, rcmiller64@comcast.net or 912.598.1793
WHAT ELSE: Show-and-tell, current events, 2019-20 schedule, and other items of interest. Participants must be members of Landlovers. RSVP required.


THE EYES HAVE IT
WHAT:  Bright-Eyedeas Low Vision Group
WHEN:  Wed., Nov. 13, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
WHERE:  Skidaway Island United Methodist Church
HOW MUCH:  Free to everyone with life-altering vision issues, and caregivers
CONTACT:  Kay Higby, 912.598.9634 for questions or a ride
WHAT ELSE:  Please join us for an informative presentation by Kelly Gordon from The Landings First Responders. Cards will be distributed to be filled out and left in your home to help the First Responders better do their job for us. There will be time for questions and answers.


BUILDING BRIDGES
WHAT: Landlovers “Bridging the Gap”
WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 1 p.m. (We meet every second Wed.)
WHERE: Oakridge Dining Room
CONTACT: Roselyn Brown, 598.0618 or spdster911@comcast.net and Barbara Legnini, 598.4992 or mericmeric@msn.com
WHAT ELSE: This activity is for women who enjoy social bridge. Level of play is from advanced beginner to intermediate. All participants must be members of Landlovers and the Landings Club (in accordance with Landings Club policy). Due to limited space, sign up is required.


COMEDY TONIGHT
WHAT: Rotary Comic Review
WHEN: Wednesday, Nov.13, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Plantation Ballroom
HOW MUCH: $75 per person
CONTACT: Susan Kleine, 912.598.4234
WHAT ELSE: Skidaway Island Rotary Club presents its first annual Comic Revue, a professional 90-minute stand-up comedy show supporting early childhood education and at-risk kids.

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION
WHAT: A Community Learning Series Event : Russ Wigh presents “All about Birds”
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 14, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Armstrong Campus in the Armstrong Center, Continuing Education
HOW MUCH:  $20
CONTACT: 912.478.2560
WHAT ELSE: Wigh discusses local birds and shares his photographs. 


HOOSIER BUDDY
WHAT: 2019 Indiana Club Party
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 14, 6 to 9 p.m.
WHERE: Home of Greg and Elaine Witbeck, 10 Springpine Lane (Oakridge off Tarrow Ridge)
WHAT ELSE: Please RSVP with check/$10person, made out to Hoosier Club. Tube check to Mimi and Joe Krupp at 7 Marshtower Lane. Please join us if you have ever lived, worked or gone to school in Indiana. Bring an hors d’oeuvre; wine and beer provided.


BICENTENNIAL BASH
WHAT: Free concert: “Museum in the Moonlight”
WHEN: Friday, Nov. 15, 7 to 9 p.m.
WHERE: Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum
WHAT ELSE:  Celebrate the 200th anniversary of the William Scarbrough House at the 13th annual Museum in the Moonlight. Featuring Nickel Bag of Funk and food from Jim ‘n Nick’s Community Bar-B-Q. Don’t miss this free night of funky, soul music.


INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
WHAT: Landlovers Marco Polo International Group
WHEN: Monday evening, Nov. 18 (every 3rd Monday through May)
WHERE: Members’ homes
HOW MUCH: No cost
CONTACT: Sue Souls and Deb Wilson at LLMarcoPolo100@gmail.com if you are interested in joining or would like to host
WHAT ELSE: If you were born or have lived for at least one year (or an academic year) outside the U.S., you are eligible to join Marco Polo. Group members host, bring an appetizer to share, and bring their own beverages. Participants must be members of Landlovers.


SHUTTERBUGS
WHAT: Landlovers Photography Club
WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 3:45 to 5 p.m.
WHERE: Skidaway Island United Methodist Church
HOW MUCH: Club dues are $20 annually; Must be a Landlovers member
CONTACT: landloversphotoclub@gmail.com or Amy Collings: 912.598.9745
WHAT ELSE: “How to Photograph Birds” with Russ Wigh, who is known for his high-speed bird photography, especially hummingbirds in flight. He enjoys shooting in black and white, and has taught photography at Georgia Southern. His award-winning photos have been widely displayed, and he was recently recognized by Friends of Skidaway Audubon for his work as a Citizen Scientist. The club helps members, ranging from beginners to experts, improve their skills and enjoy photography. Interesting speakers and monthly field trips are planned. For more info: www.landloversphotoclub.wordpress.com.


TAG IN THE DARK
WHAT: TAGatNIGHT
WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 20, 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Savannah Art Association Gallery, 232 Bull St.
HOW MUCH: TAG members and their guests are welcome to attend
CONTACT: Non-members desiring to attend, please contact Betsy McCullar, betsy2mccullar@gmail.com or 917.566.9101
WHAT ELSE:  Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and wine while appreciating all that is offered at the Savannah Art Association Gallery.


BUNCO SQUAD
WHAT: Landlovers Bunco
WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 20, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: The meeting room at TLA offices
HOW MUCH: $6 in singles to be used as prizes and to cover the room fee
CONTACT: RSVP to landloversbunco@gmail.com.
HOW MUCH: $6 in singles to be used as prizes and to cover the room fee
WHAT ELSE: Since we are at TLA offices, club membership is not required. TLA reserves the right to reschedule us since TLA business takes precedence. They will try to give us 24-hours’ notice. Unless you hear otherwise, we will meet at 6 p.m. to set up the room and socialize prior to playing. Drinks in covered containers are allowed. Must be a member of Landlovers.


SEW WHAT?
WHAT: Landlovers Material Girls
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 21, 3 to 5 p.m.
WHERE:  Presbyterian Church
CONTACT:  Janet Smart, maxwellsgal@aol.com or 757.334.3907, Sandra Grant, andragrant07@comcast.net or 912.349.0616
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. Landlovers members who are interested in quilting are welcome.


MARK YOUR CALENDAR
WHAT: 2nd Annual #HonorMark 5K Run, Walk and Kids Fun Run
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 23, 8:30 a.m.
WHERE: Hutchinson Island
HOW MUCH: $35/per adult until Oct. 31
WHAT ELSE: Runners and walkers of all ages and levels are encouraged to sign up for this celebratory event at: https://runsignup.com/Race/GA/Savannah/honormark2019. If you are interested in sponsoring or volunteering, please email honormark5k@gmail.com.The purpose of the #HonorMark race is to continue Mark Hummeldorf’s legacy of service and sacrifice by giving back to the community he served. Hummeldorf served in the Marine Corps for four years, and as a firefighter/paramedic for Southside Fire and EMS, Savannah Fire Rescue, and Parris Island Fire Rescue. Unfortunately, our community lost this hero on November 22, 2017.


AW, SHUCKS
WHAT: Ocean to Table: Georgia Oysters and Clams
WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 6, 9 a.m. to noon
WHERE: UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle
HOW MUCH: $32
CONTACT: Kayla Clark at 912.598.3345 or kayla270@uga.edu
WHAT ELSE: Visit https://gacoast.uga.edu/events for more information. Register online by Oct. 30. Learn about oysters and clams at the Shellfish Research Lab on Skidaway Island. Not only are these types of shellfish nutritious and delicious, but they are important for healthy coastal ecosystems, as they create habitat and filter water. Tour the state’s first oyster hatchery and talk to experts in seafood safety and food sciences while sampling roasted oysters and clams. This class is part of the Ocean to Table series of seafood workshops for adults in coastal Georgia.


BENEFIT FOR BAHAMA
WHAT: 4th Annual “Wine for Wheels” Charity Party Benefitting the Wheelchair Foundation
WHEN: Friday, Nov. 22, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: 27 Seawatch Drive, the Landings, Skidaway Island
HOW MUCH: $75 per person. Purchase tickets or donate on-line at www.wineforwheels.org
CONTACT: pattykleiber@gmail.com, or call 925.285.1918
WHAT ELSE:  The devastation from Hurricane Dorian hit the two areas in the Grand Bahamas, Freeport and Abaco, where our wheelchairs were sent after our “Wine for Wheels” event last October. This year, we are focused on providing 280 wheelchairs to differently-abled Bahamians who need mobility and hope as they embark upon the difficult task of recovering and rebuilding their lives and communities.


DOMESTIC HELP
WHAT: 8th annual Giving Gala for SAFE Shelter
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 23, 5:30 to 10 p.m.
WHERE: The Plantation Club, the Landings
CONTACT: For further information, visit www.safeshelter.org
WHAT ELSE: Studies suggest that up to 10 million children witness some form of domestic violence every year, and the costs of intimate partner violence in the U.S. alone exceed $5.8 billion annually. SAFE Shelter Center for Domestic Violence Services is a 501(C)3 non-profit United Way Member Agency. Approximately 25 percent of its annual revenue is dependent upon private contributions and fundraising efforts.


A CAPPELLA
WHAT: Friends of Cathedral Music presents Chanticleer
WHEN:  Sunday, Jan. 19, 5 p.m.
WHERE: Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
CONTACT:  Get your tickets now at https://chanticleer-in-savannah.eventbrite.com/?aff=Skinnie
WHAT ELSE:  See the Grammy Award-winning male chorus known as “an orchestra of voices.” Chanticleer’s original interpretations of vocal literature are not to be missed.


FLEA FOR YOUR LIVES
WHAT: Volunteers needed for the Landlovers Flea Market and Intake Days
WHEN: Intake Days, Feb. 29 through March 2; Saturday, March 7 is the Landlovers Flea Market
WHERE: Landings Association Parking Lot
CONTACT: landingsfleamarket@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: Mark your calendars now for the Flea Market and Intake dates. Many volunteers are needed to make this amazing annual event a great success. Start cleaning out those closets and the garage! Don’t want to wait to donate? No problem, email fleamarketintake@gmail.com to schedule pre-intake.


EX-URBAN
WHAT: OSU Alumni Club of Savannah’s Buckeye football game watch parties
WHEN: The festivities start at a half an hour before each game
WHERE: Coach’s Corner, 3016 Victory Dr., Thunderbolt
WHAT ELSE: Alumni, fans, and friends, please join the OSU Alumni Club of Savannah’s Buckeye football game watch party. Cheer on the Buckeyes while they win each game! For questions or to get future game watch emails contact us at savannahbuckeyeclub@gmail.com or check out and like our “Savannah Buckeyes” Facebook page, GO BUCKS!

 

EN GARDE
WHAT: Savannah Fencing Club
WHEN:  Monday and Wednesdays, 6 to 9 p.m.
WHERE:  Susie King Taylor Charter School Gym (formerly Sacred Heart), 1709 Bull St.
CONTACT:  Patricia Wilkens, 843.816.0756
WHAT ELSE: Beginners and experienced fencers welcome. We are a USFA member club.


HOUSE WARMING
WHAT: Landlovers community service: Skidaway Servers
WHEN: Fridays at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Ronald McDonald House
CONTACT: Suzanne Thomas at skssthomas@aol.com to volunteer or for any additional information.
WHAT ELSE: Skidaway Servers provide a meal for up to 30 people staying at Ronald McDonald House every Friday. Usually three couples share responsibilities and often go out to dinner afterwards.


BON APETIT
WHAT: Landlovers Food, Friends and Fun
WHERE: Members’ homes
CONTACT: Hannah Burtnik hburtnik@gmail.com or 404.579.4718
WHAT ELSE: This dining group meets at members’ homes for either a sit-down dinner where host prepares an entreé for 6 to 8 fellow Landlovers, with each attendee bringing part of the meal, or for cocktail parties where guests bring a dish to share and their own beverage. Host will rotate monthly so everyone gets to be a host at least once and a guest many times.


KIDS’ STUFF
WHAT: Landlovers Grandkids Equipment
CONTACT: Cathy Lynn, 598.0745 or cobrienlynn@yahoo.com; Click: Grandkids’ Equipment List June 25, 2019
WHAT ELSE: Landlovers members have cribs, highchairs, toys, car seats, etc., they are willing to lend. If you are in need of supplies, click to see the list. Important: To keep our list current, please let Cathy know of any additions, deletions or changes.


BODY AND SOUL
WHAT: Exercise Classes at Skidaway Island United Methodist Church
WHEN: Mat Pilates on Mondays/Wednesdays, 9:15-10:15 a.m.; Sit-Fit on Mondays/Wednesdays, 10:15-11:15 a.m.
WHERE: SIUMC, 54 Diamond Causeway, Savannah
CONTACT: For more information or to register, please visit www.SIUMC.org/nuture or call 912.598.8460.
WHAT ELSE: For church members and non-members alike, two monthly exercise programs designed to promote a healthy lifestyle. Classes are led by Elena Bennett, an ACSM-certified exercise instructor.


STUCK IN BETWEEN
WHAT: Middle Aged Tweens of Skidaway (MATS).
WHERE: Usually in private homes.
CONTACT:  matskidaway@gmail.com or call Ann Nash at 203.856.8927, or visit www.matskidaway.com
WHAT ELSE: MATS was formed to create social activities for people in their ‘tween years. There are monthly socials, book club groups, business group, Ladies Night Out, Men’s Poker Night and more! Many of us are empty nesters or semi-empty nesters. We may find ourselves in the later stages of our careers, working part-time or navigating issues of early retirement. Some of us are still responsible for raising children.


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.


CARING AND SHARING
WHAT: Skidaway Island Caregiver Support Group
WHEN: 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 1 to 2 p.m.
WHERE:  Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church
CONTACT: Haley O’Reilly, Coastal Care Partners, 912.484.0118; or Jill Costello, Edel Caregiver Institute, Hospice Savannah, 912.629.1331
WHAT ELSE: This is a safe place for caregivers to connect, ask questions, and learn from one another in a supportive environment. Guest speakers are invited.


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.


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.


COMMUNITY COMMENDATION
WHAT: Landlovers Community Service Merit Award
WHERE: Go to www.landingslandlovers.com under “Philanthropy” then “Awards” for an application and details.
CONTACT: Maryce Cunningham at 335.1717, marycejcunningham@yahoo.com
WHAT ELSE: This award recognizes outstanding volunteer work and contributions made by high school seniors who are planning to further their education in the fall of 2018.


YOU’RE NOT ALONE
WHAT: Landlovers Social Singles
CONTACT: Contact Barbara Meyer at 355.4673, 912.313.0153 or bpmeyer63@yahoo.com to be added to the membership list.
WHAT ELSE: Are you a Landlovers member who is widowed, divorced or single?  Come join us for various social outings where you will can come alone and feel comfortable and welcome. We always have fun, good food and meet great friends.


PADDLE PEOPLE
WHAT: Landlovers Kayak Club
CONTACT: Tara Packer, 914.215.2087 or tarapacker977@gmail.com to be added to the mailing list
WHAT ELSE: We are Landings residents who love paddling and want to share experiences with other paddlers in the community. All skill levels are welcome to join. Paddle rivers and creeks in South Carolina and Georgia, including Ebenezer Creek, Ohoopee River and New River. Future paddles the St. Simons and Jacksonville areas. Visit our Facebook page (Landings Landlovers Kayak Club) to see pictures of our paddling adventures.   


SWISS MISSES
WHAT: Landlovers Ladies Swiss Pairs Dinner Bridge
WHEN: First Wednesday of selected six months at 5:15 p.m.; Dinner at 5:30, followed by bridge
WHERE: Plantation Ballroom.
HOW MUCH: $20 per team (one-time fee); Approximately $25 for dinner (member bar)
CONTACT: Bobbi Erwin at berwin234@aol.com; Karen Sellick, ksellick@bellsouth.net; or Carol Young, chsy@comcast.net
WHAT ELSE: Must be a Landlovers member and Landings Club member to participate. Limited to 24 teams.


MERRY MUSIC MAKERS
WHAT: Landlovers Love Notes
WHEN: Thursdays, 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: 6 Southerland Rd. - home of Eileen Yost
CONTACT: Marianne Claysmith at Claysmith2@aol.com or 505.670.2454 (call or text)
WHAT ELSE: Welcome the holidays with song! No need to read music. Have fun while spreading goodwill and cheer to your neighbors in the Landings. Participants must be members of Landlovers.


MEN OF ACTION
WHAT: Landlovers Men’s Action Movie Night
WHEN: Subject to availability of movies of interest
CONTACT: Dave Robinson, 912.657.7706 or dave.robinson16@gmail.com
WHAT ELSE: Men’s Action Movie Night is a friendly gathering of men who want to see movies in a proper theater then grab a bite at a modest local eatery. About five days in advance, you will receive information on three late afternoon movie choices and the restaurant selection. Not everyone has to go to the same movie, and dinner is optional. Participants must be members of Landlovers. RSVPs are appreciated; no dues; wear your nametag; carpool from the Methodist Church.


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: Every two to three weeks, as posted
WHERE: Landings Harbor Marina
CONTACT: Penny Farley, pennyfarley@rocketmail.com
WHAT ELSE: We are a lively group of dachshund owners who love to get together for dog fun....and a glass of wine!


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.