Once again, families with young children have something to cheer about. The not-too-scary and very friendly Halloween Hike returns to Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah this year from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 29-30.
Skidaway Island State Park will have a Coastal Geocaching Festival on Nov. 12-13, at the park, 15 miles southeast of Savannah on Diamond Causeway.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Deciding to work out that pesky problem (even though you might have been bored, bored, bored with it) should be paying off right about now. Expect to hear some very welcome news very soon.
If you have a golfer in your life and you are looking for just the right surprise for the holidays, come by the Taylors Creek Golf Course or Hunter Golf Club and check out the bargains.
By Katie McGurl
Today we're talking about the Wall Street sequel that re-teams director Oliver Stone with actor Michael Douglas some 23 years after the original. And here's my two cents.
The Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival continues to build on its tradition of serving up mouthwatering seafood and a veritable smorgasbord of fun. A celebrated and much-anticipated event, the festival is now in its 12th year and promises to be a highlight of 2010.
Hinesville will celebrate its edition of a 200-year-old German festival for the second time this weekend.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You might be growing impatient with a situation that seems to resist efforts to resolve it. But staying with it raises the odds that you'll find a way to a successful resolution.
The Army Community Service Job Fair will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Hunter Club, building 6015. The fair is designed to provide a venue for Hunter Soldiers and Families to meet with representatives of 40 or more government and private employers and education institutions. For additional information, go to www.erp1stop.com or call 912- 767-5058.
Hunter GC Golf Scramble
A grand opening ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13 for Thunder Run, a contemporary, combination dining area and bar that already is eliciting "oohs" and "ahhs" from guests who have sampled the food and enjoyed the environment.
The 2010 U.S. Army Soldier Show performers dazzled audiences Tuesday and Wednesday at Fort Stewart's Newman Fitness Center. The show, themed "Soldier Show v.27.0," recently celebrated its 27th year of entertaining soldiers and families. What the fans don't see, however, are the countless hours and hard work that go into making the production a success.
Downtown Hinesville will come alive Oct. 15-16 with an authentic German celebration known as OktoberFest. This year marks the 200th anniversary of the original Oktoberfest, which started as a royal Bavarian wedding in 1810.
The film I saw last weekend made me totally say, "wahoo!"
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Some flashes of aries ire might erupt as you confront an unusually bewildering situation. But you should be able to keep your temper under control as you work through it.
To the Western world, the mention of "jihad" automatically conjures up images of terrorism, suicide bombers, carnage and chaos. “Timbuktu” is a story of life under jihadi oppression, but its images are more day-to-day, almost tedious, and not nearly as dramatic.
I felt it was my fatherly responsibility to introduce my children to the finer points of geek culture at a very young age.
This past holiday season’s movie offerings got a real boost from “Into the Woods,” a clever adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s musical riff on children’s fairy tales. The PG-rated “Into the Woods” is dark (though the violence is off-camera), but it’s also funny and smart and filled with witty sequences.
The passing of Leonard Nimoy on Feb. 27 has left a hole in the world of pop culture, judging from the outpouring of appreciation coming from fans everywhere, including as high up as the White House.
Here are five movies from various platforms families may want to consider. Note: Since not all are appropriate for younger children, age recommendations are included.
First things first: Kirby's latest adventure is a beautiful-looking game.
“The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” is the kind of movie that wouldn’t work without its cast. It’s an ensemble piece that tries to cram half a dozen storylines into two hours, and the result is a film that feels bloated and thin at the same time.
The latest “Hunger Games” sequel was 2014’s biggest hit, and it finally arrives on Blu-ray and DVD this week, along with several other films, including the Oscar-nominated “Foxcatcher.”
"Focus" relies a little too much on style and wildly unexpected twists to carry it through. However, thanks mostly to the charisma of its two stars, it manages to get itself out of obligatory territory - most of the time.
Did you know that March 15 is Absolutely Incredible Kids Day? The holiday was created by Campfire USA to show kids how special they are. Such a day allows parents and grownups to focus on the absolutely incredible kids in their lives.
MUSIC CLASS — When a pen and a desk is your instrument, the whole world is your recording studio, as long as you have a pen and a desk.
ELECTRICIAN SCHOOL — Thanks to Pinterest and HGTV we all think we’re expert DIY pros when it comes to our homes. Quite often we go into our projects with the confidence of a lion only to finish and feel as sheepish as, well, a lowly sheep. You should see the wood floors in my house. Let’s just say the elevation change in my living room is enough to give you altitude sickness.
IROM MAN’S PAD — Whether you love Marvel movies or think they’re the downfall of modern cinema, you can’t deny that you want to be Tony Stark. Go ahead, you can admit it, we won’t judge you.
Several notable vintage titles are being released this week, including several Blu-ray upgrades and some golden oldies making their DVD debut.
Barnaby gets a new partner as the latest season of “Midsomer Murders” comes to Blu-ray and DVD this week.