Entries from Events tagged with 'Oglethorpe Mall'
Josie Bailey, Storyteller
Put some "zing" in your "zang" with author and professional storyteller Josie Bailey. For the past 17 years, the Georgia native has added new twists to old tales in her animated performances throughout the Southeast. Ages 3 and up. Download the flyer.
Legacy of Arts
This program celebrating Black History Month focuses on African American contributions to sculpture, dance and music. Ulysses Davis, a Savannah native, hand carved wooden sculptures of presidents and world leaders. His collection can be seen at The Beach Institute African American Cultural Center.
Legacy of Innovation
This program celebrating Black History Month focuses on three African American inventors. Valerie Thomas patented the Illusion Transmitter which uses refractory light and optical illusions to create 3D images. Mark Dean, a computer scientist and engineer, holds three of IBM's original nine patents and was instrumental in making computers more accessible and powerful. Ben Montgomery invented a type of propeller for steam powered ships which allowed them to operate more easily in shallow waters. Learn more about one, two or all three inventors while participating in a STEAM activity. Ages 6-12.
Legacy of Activism
Participants will learn about one or more significant historical events such as the background of the First African Baptist Church in Savannah and its connection to the Underground Railroad; the journalistic activities of W.E.B. DuBois and Ida B. Wells; and the Birmingham Children's March, to be followed by one or more art activities. Ages 6-12.
Lieutenant Flipper’s Trial
A one-act play dramatizing the fateful 1881 trial of Lt. Henry O. Flipper.
Presented and performed by the play’s author, Bob Rogers, a former U.S. Army Captain and combat leader during the Vietnam War in Troop A, 1/10th Cavalry.
In 1877, Lt. Flipper was the first African-American to graduate from West Point.
Children’s librarians present stories, songs, music and a variety of activities.
Baby Play Date
Join other babies and caregivers for our weekly sensory play drop in program. With plenty of stimulating toys and activities for babies and toddles, and good conversation for caregivers, everyone’s sure to find something they love to do at the Baby Play Date!
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