News and Events
Downtown Garden Club of Savannah
Some of Savannah’s loveliest private gardens were featured during the “Over the Garden Wall” tour hosted by the Downtown Garden Club. The day started at the headquarters at Asher and Rye and ended with cocktails and music at a beautiful garden on Abercorn Street. Many thanks to sponsors Collins Quarters and Staci Donegan Real Estate for helping the club raise money for the Frank Callen Boys and Girls Club and the Massie School!
The Evolution of Waters Avenue
The Friends of Massie sponsors lectures for the community. The next lecture, The Evolution of Waters, will be September 28, 2023 at 6:30 pm at Massie Heritage Center at 7:00 pm. The doors will open at 6:30 pm. Future Lectures To Be Announced.
Tom Kohler – born and stayed Savannahian, who lived in the North of Victory Drive Waters corridor twice. He currently spends time there several times a week but with no financial interests in the area. He is the Executive Director of Chatham-Savannah Citizen Advocacy.
Jerome Meadows – professionally self-sustaining, multi-creative resident of the Historic Ice House on Waters since 1997. Founder of MeadowLark Studio and Indigo Sky Community Gallery in that building, he has created numerous public art projects throughout Savannah, including a new public art project at the Enmarket Arena.
Clinton Edminster – ageless, moved to Savannah 14 years ago from Homer, Alaska. He is the owner and founder of Starlandia, reclaimed art supply store and Waters Café, which opened earlier this year. He sits on the boards of Savannah Downtown Business Association, Chatham Area Transit, and TED Savannah. The discussion will be moderated by Dr. John R. Bennett, assistant professor of public administration in the Department of Political Science and Public Affairs at Savannah State University.
Some of the exciting projects we will be working on for the Massie Heritage Center:
- Restoration of our crumbling garden walls.
- Garden maintenance.
- Support of exterior restoration.
- Traffic Calming
There are many ways to participate from gardening to financial support, to participation in community conversation meetings, to volunteer activities.