The fourth annual Labor Day Beach Bash on Tybee Island is set for Sunday.
Welcome to September. As temperatures moderate and the leaves begin to change, the human cycle begins to change also. This is evident by the numerous outdoor festivities that comprise the list below.
Fort McAllister State Historic Park is gearing up for its Labor Day family festival, set for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 3.
Before I begin, I must offer a "Woo hoo!" to "The Help," which I reviewed last week. It has climbed to the top of the box office, thanks to positive word of mouth. But another film, "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," also has been topping the box office for weeks now. I was reluctant to buy my ticket and unsure as to whether I'd enjoy my time in the cage.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) As tensions ease on the home front, you can once more focus on changes in the workplace. Early difficulties are soon worked out. Stability returns as adjustments are made.
Last year's Elegance in the Park Bridal Show at Richmond Hill City Center was a success, according to event organizers, and the second annual show is set for noon-4 p.m. Aug. 28 at the City Center.
The Bryan County Bass Masters Fishing Club will hold its annual Kids Fishing Tournament from 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 27 at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
Visit the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation website for information about what FMWR has to offer soldiers and their families at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. The site is at http://www.stewartmwr.com/.
I have special news this week. I may have just seen the best movie of the year. In Savannah last weekend, several screenings were sold out - more so than "Harry Potter," in fact. Most incredible of all is that the film in question is a drama.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) The typically tidy ram or ewe might want to butt out until things are settled on the home front. But get involved and let your ovine sense of order help restore domestic tranquility.
Historic Dorchester Academy Museum will show what life was like in this area from 1871-1940 during its annual Day at Old Dorchester on Saturday, Sept. 17.
The fifth annual Evening of Jazz for Adult Literacy will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at the Lucas Theater in Savannah.
Visit the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Web site for information about what FMWR has to offer soldiers and their families at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. The site is at http://www.stewartmwr.com/.
Griddly Games is a small family games publisher that lives by the mantras “This just isn’t play, it’s play time” and “games that get you going.” Griddly Games has won a variety of awards in the industry from Creative Child Magazine, the National Parenting Center and Dr. Toys Best Toys. Here are reviews for three games.
The noted author C.S. Lewis once said, “Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. … It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.” Truly, friendship makes life happier and more meaningful as Lewis wisely noted.
THE LAND OF ICE AND SNOW — Led Zeppelin is an iconic band with unforgettable rhythms and face-melting solos. Many have tried to cover Zeppelin and many have failed, but a bunch of kids between the ages of 7 and 12 did a pretty solid job with three Zeppelin classics.
LA LA LAND — The 87th Annual Academy Awards featured all the stars and drama we’ve come to expect over the years. Celebrities of all kinds made an appearance ranging from Lady Gaga to Julie Andrews. Those two actually shared the stage.
Information about the film "The Duff."
"Kingsman: The Secret Service" (rated R) — 3 stars
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.
Information for parents about the film "McFarland, USA."
If you’re still in high school, “The DUFF” may help you feel like you just might survive.
Join the fun at the Cardboard Boat Regatta at Tominac Fitness Center pool on Hunter at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. There's no charge.
FoxMind is an award-winning company that offers games that are easy to learn, quick to play, smart and fun. Created in 2000, the company won the Game of the Year award in France with one of its first games, Squad 7. Here are four reviews of FoxMind games:
DISNEYLANDISH — Marketers have the uncanny ability of manipulating us into serious emotional responses with their commercials and events, and Disney may have the best marketing team on the planet.
The films nominated for top honors at the 87th annual Academy Awards (Sunday, 6:30 p.m. MST, ABC) deal with everything from parenting, maturation and artistry to war, invention and social justice.
Fans of the hugely popular American-produced “Power Rangers” franchise have been clamoring for years to see a stateside DVD of the Japanese TV program that inspired it — and it’s finally been released this week.
If you were a kid in the 1980s, you no doubt remember all of those great scrolling shooter arcade games like Galaga, Space Invaders and 1942. The Battle at Kemble's Cascade, a new board game from Z-Man Games, brings that same kind of adventure to the tabletop.