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Savannah, GA 31401
Phone: (912) 395-5070
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2015 May Day Festival at Massie School

 

Massie Heritage Center will be celebrating May Day, the traditional welcoming of spring, on Tuesday, May 5th from 10am until 12noon in Calhoun Square.  Students from local Savannah-Chatham County Public School System elementary schools will perform a variety of ethnic dances from around the world, including the traditional May Pole Dance.  Massie’s neighbor on the square, Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church, will provide the students with lemonade and homemade cookies following their performances.  Students will also participate in the annual crowning of the May Day King and Queen. 

 

Massie’s May Day Festival is a long-standing Savannah tradition, dating back from the first year that the school opened in 1856.  It has evolved into one of the largest multicultural events in our school system.  Massie School is the oldest school in continuous operation in the state of Georgia and was founded as a free school for children of the poor in Savannah.  Operating as a grammar school until 1974, Massie now operates as a teaching museum for History and Architecture for area students and teachers. 

Please contact Melanie Hoffman at 912-395-5070 for more information.

 -Click HERE for the 2015 May Day King and Queen application-