Jan. 23-27: Circus – Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will perform at the Savannah Civic Center in downtown Savannah. Tickets start at $20. For more information and a complete list of show times, visit www.ringling.com.
Twice a week, South Bryan Recreation Director Kay Green puts on her dancing shoes and cranks up the country music.
This week, Kay Green, recreation director for South Bryan County Recreation, answers the questions:
Jan. 17: Running clinic – Two-time Air Force marathon winner and director of the Natural Running Center Dr. Mark Cucuzella will meet with runners at 6:30 p.m. at Georgia Game Changers Running Co. in Richmond Hill. Reservations are encouraged. For more information, call 445-2163.
To help South Bryan residents commit to a healthier lifestyle in 2013, Georgia Game Changers Running Company has teamed up with the Richmond Hill High School JROTC program and WaterWays Township to host the inaugural Resolution Runz on Jan. 19 at WaterWays.
Members of Girl Scout troop 30370 are doing their part to help young girls living in the impoverished West African nation of Liberia.
Just in time for the new year, the Urgent Care Center of Richmond Hill has expanded both its space and services.
Marriage, family and child counselor Randy Frost has been helping to change the lives of Bryan County kids for the last eight years.
Instead of braving the mall this holiday season, the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce is encouraging shoppers to keep their dollars local.
The 17thannual Richmond Hill Hometown Christmas Parade will kick off the holiday season Saturday. Leading the long line of floats will be this year's grand marshal: Donald Singleton.
Since before Richmond Hill was officially a city, the Richmond Hill United Methodist Church has hosted its annual Bar-B-Q, Bazaar and Silent Auction. Now in its 61st year, the church fundraiser continues to kick off the holiday season with home-style barbecue and handcrafted gifts.
More than 200 people turned out for the Taste of Richmond Hill Business After Hours Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Richmond Hill High School Students took a page out of Suzanne Collins' bestselling young adult novel "The Hunger Games" Thursday evening with a fundraiser for the Matthew Freeman Project: Pens and Paper for Peace.
Just in time for Halloween, Fort McAllister hosted its first-ever public ghost tours last week.
Tucked away in the suburban neighborhood of Strathy Hall lies a hidden piece of Richmond Hill's history. The Strathy Hall Cemetery, which predates the Civil War, is the final resting place of nearly 100 slaves who worked and lived on the Strathy Hall Plantation.
Two local businesses - the Richmond Hill branch of the Navy Federal Credit Union and the Richmond Hill City Center - along with several local individuals recently made donations to help give sets of books and matching plush toys to children in Gold Star Families who are a part of the Snowball Express.
Marion Neeley, assistant manager of Navy Federal Credit Union in Richmond Hill, faces the questions this week:
Jan. 23-24: Doo Wop and Rock Festival - Doo Wop and Rock is a two-day celebration of the good, old-time rock 'n' roll. The show features eight legendary rock 'n' roll artists from the 1950s and '60s, with four artists each night. The event will take place at the Lucas Theatre for the Arts in downtown Savannah. For more information and ticket pricing, go to www.festival15.com or call 525-5040.
Auditions soon will be under way. The Richmond Hill Community Theatre is looking for actors ages 7 and older to audition for the upcoming production of "The Wizard of Oz."
Emily Speer is an actress with the Richmond Hill Community Theatre. Here are a few of her thoughts:
Jan. 16: Spring Fashion Show - Magnolia Manor will present a Spring Fashion Show, sponsored by Bon Worth, to the community. Come see what's new for spring or volunteer to be a model for the show. The fashion show begins at 3 p.m. For more information or to participate, contact Julie Licavoli at 756-4300, ext. 101.
Local community members took down their holiday decorations and dropped off their live Christmas trees at J.F. Gregory Park to be recycled. The trees were put into a wood chipper to create mulch. Tiffany Stroud caught some of the action on her camera.
Upcoming events selected by Life on the Hill staff:
Richmond Hill resident Audrey Singleton, owner of the Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool, recently was recognized by the Georgia Child Care Association. For her 20 years of service to childhood education, fellow child-care facility owners who felt Singleton had made a commitment to the industry throughout the year nominated her for the honor.
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