Wednesday May 27 2015

Schedule your FREE swim evaluation lesson at LKSA today!

Learn to swim at one of the best and most progressive learn to swim programs in the country, Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy! Starting as young as 2 months old, BEING WATERSAFE is a MUST!

*Drowning is the leading cause of death for young children ages 1 to 4 (Source: CDC)

*Participation in a learn to swim program can reduce the risk of drowning by 88% (Source: Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 2009)

Mention this listing and receive 2 free lessons. Must print this listing, Registration fees not included. New students only, 2 month minimum, cannot combine with other offers.

Westside JCC

5870 W. Olympic Blvd. in Los Angeles, 90036


West Hills Location

22622 Vanowen St. in West Hills, 91307




Today in History

The pop-up toaster is patented. (1919)

Sun Screen Day



Prevent Summer Learning Loss with Mathnasium

During the summer, many students lose 2.5 months of the math computational skills they learned during the school year. At Mathnasium, summer programs are all about preventing summer learning loss and helping students prepare for what lies ahead. For some students, that means a solid review of previous material. Others benefit from previewing upcoming concepts. You can set your own schedule and drop in on the days you choose. In addition, you can join them for their daily game hour.



An FUN summer at Camp Los Encinos

Looking for an exciting summer camp experience for your child? Come for summer fun at Camp Los Encinos! The summer camp experience will incorporate thrilling themes and weekly hands-on learning sessions that will surely engage all campers. The best part of Camp Los Encinos, besides the fun counselors, will be the wide variety of camper selected sessions, including enrichment classes. Weeks are filling up fast, so be sure to sign up today!



Use the Shuben Group for all your real estate needs

The real estate duo! Realtor wife and mortgage broker husband. Together they can help you with all your real estate needs. Whether it’s to buy or sell or refinance, Elise and Richard have the experience and the right attitude to make your transaction go as smooth as possible. They will be your advocates in this important event. Richard is also an attorney, specializing in real estate law, bankruptcies, civil cases, LLCs & trusts. Elise sells all the Valleys.

(818) 883-9473




Special Event Icon  The Country School’s Third Annual Fair

Sunday, May 31st from 11am-5pm

Come for a fun-filled day at the Country School’s Third Annual Country Fair! Rides! Water Park! Video Game Bus! Game Booths! Food Trucks! Fun for All Ages! There will also be a good old-fashioned garage sale with denim jeans, kids clothing, designer bags, books, toys and small electronics — Come Shop!



Once Upon a Sign

A series of classic children’s stories re-created with modern themes and performed entirely in beautiful American Sign Language. Delight all over again in timeless stories with new twists. Get excited for Fun Signs, a recap of key signs from the stories. Join in the fun by signing along, perfect for kids learning ASL!



Special Event Icon  Northridge Aloha Family Festival of the Arts

Saturday, May 30th and Sunday, May 31st from 10am-6pm

Enjoy the Aloha Family Festival of the Arts featuring dance, music and food from the islands. The event will feature children’s entertainment, activities and crafts throughout the day. Activities will include a rock wall, bouncers, Mad Science, face painting, Park Rangers, A Faery Hunt, The Beat Buds, various dance groups, GEC Street Team and much more. The children’s area is sponsored by the City of Los Angeles Dept. of Recreation and Parks.



40 Things I Can Do at 40 That I Couldn’t Do When I Was 20



Pedal on the Pier

May 31st

Raises funds for the Harold Robinson Foundation which sends inner-city children to camp. 100 spin bikes on the Santa Monica Pier + music and entertainment–it’s a great event for a great cause! In the past 4 years, riders, including celebrities such as Hilary & Haylie Duff, Evander Holyfield and Alyson Stoner rode stationary bikes and helped raise over $1,000,000 for the Harold Robinson Foundation. This year should be equally fun and exciting.



Special Event Icon  Dress Up and Tea Party with Princess Belle this Saturday at Fairies and Dragons Parties

Saturday, May 30th from 2-3:30pm

Princess Belle will be stopping by at Fairies and Dragons for some dress up, games, magic, face painting , dancing and dessert. Reservations required. $25/child. Call 818-783-8488. Fairies and Dragons Parties is a magical fairyland specializing in imagination inspiring birthday parties!



Simple Sugars Body Scrub

The scrubs treat your skin to exfoliation and moisturization in one easy step. The scrubs leave your skin feeling super soft and smooth so you don’t need lotion. Simple Sugars scrubs are intended for daily use and are safe for even the most sensitive skin.




Sometimes called “butterflying,” it’s a prep/cooking technique used with poultry that cooks faster than a whole intact bird and creates more crispy skin. After cutting backbone out with a kitchen shears (the best shears comes apart for washing) and flattening, season as you wish, and grill or oven-roast.

Videos: how to spatchcock.

Seasoned with s&p, rosemary, garlic, lemon zest, red pepper flakes, oregano.

Seasoned with a paste of salt, curry powder, smoked paprika.



5 Telltale Signs That Sports Moms Are Crazy



After 17 years, the Santa Monica Museum of Art is moving from Bergamot Station and hosting an epic estate sale

Today, Wednesday, May 27th from 8am-2pm and tomorrow, Thursday, May 28th from  9am-12pm

Everything must go! From Stephen Keene-painted furniture, artist-designed plates, and a plethora of art books and catalogues, to bookshelves, vintage steelcase desks, tanker chairs, TVs, cameras, speakers, microphones, projectors and other tech equipment, gallery vitrines and pedestals, high-quality art supplies, and even a few pink bean bag chairs.

2525 Michigan Ave., G1 in Santa Monica, 90404




Family Changes: Explaining Divorce to Children “Divorce” is a big word…especially for little kids

It’s hard for young children to understand what the word means, let alone how it will impact their lives-and it’s hard for us, as grown-ups, to explain it to them in terms they can fully comprehend. Nonetheless, when a child is involved in a family divorce or separation, it is crucial that he or she understands and embraces the changes… and this book will help you explain the transitions to your child. Ideal for young minds aged 4-8. In addition to the heartfelt story at its core, Family Changes also offers parents, therapists, teachers, and caregivers valuable information on how to ease children through this significant life change.



Discovery Cube Los Angeles

Features 71,000 square feet of bilingual hands-on exhibits, interactive displays and educational programs in Lake View Terrace. Visitors can learn about weather, recycling, sustainable weather, resource efficiency, commerce, sports science and dinosaurs, among other topics. The original Discovery Cube Museum is located in Santa Ana.

11800 Foothill Boulevard



Making your walls beautiful one print at a time

They make your favorite image even better, by putting it on gallery wrapped canvas, slate, metal, or a wide variety of other products. Transfer your favorite photos onto canvas as a collage or framed work of art. Also specialize in printing to metal or slate! Every shape and size can be custom, great prices, and superior craftsmanship!




Raises funds and organizes donations for inspirational causes helping your fellow man never goes out of style. Such is the philosophy behind PROJECT360, the revolutionary brand. PROJECT360 apparel & accessories use fashion as a vehicle to generate social awareness of important global issues. The collection features a series of inspirational mantras, each one representing a different worldly cause.




A new patent-pending toy that uses a single piece to build anything you want, be it spaceship, car, plane or even an art piece. The possibilities are unlimited! Pinblock is here to bring fun to everyone! Use your imagination and build anything you have in mind.



A Reminder to Never Pack Your Valuables in Checked Baggage