Aug. 3: Dog Wash benefit – Bring your dirty doggies out for a bath to benefit the Humane Society of Greater Savannah. Baths cost $5. Dog washers are volunteers from Avail Tattoo, and anyone bringing their dog for a bath can receive tattoo discounts as well. Dog wash will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Humane Society (7215 Sallie Mood Dr., Savannah). For more information, visit http://humanesocietySAV.org.
Reading to Nero – If your child is having trouble reading out loud, or would just like to improve their reading skills, bring them to the Richmond Hill Public Library (9607 Ford Ave.) from 4-5 p.m. to read to Nero, a trained therapy dog who will listen without correcting or embarrassing them. To learn more, call 756-3580.
Georgia’s First Fourth at Wormsloe – Wormsloe State Historic Site (7601 Skidaway Rd., Savannah) hosts a re-enactment of the reading of the Declaration of Independence as it was presented in Savannah in August 1776. Related historical activities will include a debate on becoming independent or remaining loyal to the king, musket firings and more. Cost is $3.50 - $6. Call 353-3023 for details.
Richmond Hill Farmers Market – Shop for fresh, local produce, seafood, meat, art, crafts and more at the Hill’s own farmers market from 4-8 p.m. each Tuesday at the J.F. Gregory Park pavilion. For information on purchasing booth space, call 572-5888.