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Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 11:45am

Coastal Ga. Weekend: Savannah And Coastal Events Jan. 14-17

Mahogany Bowers, founder of Blessings in a Book Bag, and Bill Dawers, Savannah Morning News columnist and editor of Hissing Lawns, offer up some ways to have fun in Savannah this weekend.

Bill’s picks:

-See long-lost photographic work by Richard Leo Johnson at an exhibit opening this week at Galerie 124. Johnson suffered a devastating fire 23 years ago, in which he lost nearly two decades of accumulated work - until a friend uncovered several hundred of the negatives. Some of those photos, showcasing a mix of family, friends, landscapes and strangers, is on display. Opening Friday, 6-8 p.m., exhibit through Feb. 6;

-Ain’t-Bad Magazine will launch its latest issue with a party at Service Brewing on Saturday. The issue focuses on the selfie as a new form of self portrait. Your entry comes with beer, southern cookout-style food and a brewery tour, plus entertainment by Wet Socks, Breakers and Twisty Cats. Saturday, 6-10 p.m.; $20.

-Get your documentary fix at the Psychotronic Film Society’s Strange But True Film Fest on Saturday and Sunday at Muse Arts Warehouse. The showcase of seven different feature-length docs highlights lesser-known movies - documentaries you’re not likely to see in theaters or anywhere else locally. Full schedule with film descriptions here.

-Pay tribute to Martin Luther King with the Coastal Jazz Association at a special edition of SundayJazz at Johnny Harris restaurant. Vocalist Audrey Shakir will join an all star Savannah-based quartet of musicians. Sunday, 5-7 p.m.; $20.

Mahogany’s picks:

-Cheer on your favorite college team at the Savannah Hockey Classic Friday and Saturday. Ice hockey teams from the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, University of Florida and Florida State will duke it out over days at the Savannah Civic Center. Friday, 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., Saturday, 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.; $12-18, student and military discounts available.

-Celebrate Martin Luther King Day with the third annual MLK 5K and Music Festival in Forsyth Park on Saturday. The event kicks off with the Unity 5K, starting at the fountain. It’s followed by the one-mile memory walk, honoring lost loved ones, and a free celebration featuring music from XuluProphet and Saeed Edwards. Saturday, run 10 a.m., walk 10:15 a.m., festival 11 a.m.; $30 for 5K, free for festival.

-Get into your fitness and wellness resolutions with Savannah Yoga Center’s Yogafest all weekend. The studio will offer free 40-minute beginner classes all day Saturday and Sunday. They’re also raffling off great prizes, with proceeds benefitting Habitat for Humanity. Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; free.