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AMERICAN GIRL® AND BOY® CLUB

Now held on Zoom and Facebook Live! 

This monthly online program lets participants travel through time via the perspectives of the brave and spunky history characters of the beloved book series, learning history in an interactive and fun way. Each online program will include a hands-on activity, a worksheet or coloring page, and a song!

Funding for this program is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners, and the Sandy Springs Society.

This program will be FREE as long as it is held online, but a suggested donation of $10 per participant is encouraged and greatly appreciated. Feel free to join in, or REGISTER to donate. Best suited for ages 5-12.  Don’t forget to bring your favorite doll with you (optional). Scroll down for more details and/or to register for upcoming programs. Email education@heritagesandysprings.org with questions or for more info.

Stand Up For Equality with Melody!

Melody Ellison, a young lady living during the Civil Rights Movement in Detroit, is kind, spunky, and loves to sing. She may be shy sometimes, but she has the heart of a leader. Join us as we celebrate Black History Month, explore the Civil Rights Movement, and Melody’s love of Motown music!

Click here to register for Saturday, February 22 from 10:00- 11:30 a.m.

$10 advance | $15 at the door

Native American Experience With Kaya

Kaya’ Aton’ My is a Native American Girl of the Nez Perce tribe. An adventurous girl with a generous spirit, Kaya loves swimming in the river, exploring the outdoors, and caring for animals, especially horses. Come along as we learn about Kaya’s culture, as well as Creek and Cherokee cultures who lived here in Sandy Springs.

Click here to register for Saturday, March 21 from 10:00- 11:30 a.m.

$10 advance | $15 at the door

KiRstin’s Pioneer JOURNEY

Steadfast and brave, Kirsten Larson embarks on a long journey from Sweden with her family to start a new life in America. Kirsten overcomes hardships on the frontier while remaining kind, helpful, and even prone to daydreaming. Come discover what life was like for pioneers like Kirsten with some hands on activities you don’t want to miss!

Click here to register for Saturday, April 18 from 10:00- 11:30 a.m. 

$10 advance | $15 at the door

Doll of the year 2020! 

Join us for a special celebration of 2020’s Doll of the Year, Joss Kendrick!

Click here to register for Saturday, May 23 from 10:00- 11:30 a.m. 

$10 advance | $15 at the door

Josefina the Healer

Considered caring and hopeful, Josefina Montoya navigates life on a rancho in Santa Fe, just a few years after Mexican Independence. She loves collecting things, making jokes, and hopes to become a healer someday like her godmother. Learn about Mexican culture and explore the world of medicinal plants and herbal remedies with Josefina.

Click here to register for Saturday, June 20 from 10:00- 11:30 a.m. 

$10 advance | $15 at the door

Groovy Government with julie

Spirited and fun-loving, Julie Albright wants to become the first female president of the United States! She loves making crafts, reading, and playing sports and is determined to follow through when she sets her mind to something. Join Julie as we make groovy crafts, discuss the branches of government, and learn about how Sandy Springs became a city!

Click here to register for Saturday, July 18 from 10:00- 11:30 a.m. 

$10 advance | $15 at the door

Willa’s Garden Club

Willa is a sweet young lady who loves animals and playing outdoors. Whether it’s climbing a tree, gardening, or talking to her pet rabbit “carrot”, Willa loves nothing more than being surrounded by nature. Help Willa make birdfeeders and discover the history of the Sandy Springs Garden Club!

Click here to register for Saturday, August 22 from 10:00- 11:30 a.m. 

$10 advance | $15 at the door

painting with samantha

Samantha is a compassionate and curious girl living during the Gilded Age in early twentieth Century America. Although Samantha is well- to- do, she is always loyal and kind to her friends and family. She loves reading, performing, and especially painting. Join us as we explore what life was like for Samantha and practice our painting and drawing skills.

Click here to register for Saturday, September 19 from 10:00- 11:30 a.m. 

$10 advance | $15 at the door

extra! extra! spooky stories with kit

Kit, an American Girl living in the 1930’s, considers herself a tomboy as well as a serious reporter. Always looking for the latest scoop, Kit prides herself on her writing and ability to tell a good story. She enjoys sports, adventures, and Amelia Earhart. Join us as we hone our writing skills and share spooky tales in this literary themed Halloween party.

Click here to register for Saturday, October 24 from 10:00- 11:30 a.m. 

$10 advance | $15 at the door

Hawaiian luau holiday party

Nanea Mitchell is a native Hawaiian girl living in the 1940’s at the beginning of WWII. Come learn about what life was like for Nanea after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Ever bright and hopeful, Nanea would love if you could join us at our special Hawaiian luau holiday party.

Click here to register for Saturday, November 21 from 10:00- 11:30 a.m.

$10 advance | $15 at the door

PLEASE NOTE: Event dates are subject to change. Please review our Calendar or sign up for our newsletter to stay current!

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Questions? Please contact our Education Department via email.