March 6 2017













The Ronald Reagan Week Long Summer Leadership Program for High School Students


The Ronald Reagan Student Leadership Program is an intensive, week-long summer program for high school students held at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley. Dynamic lessons, group activities and hands-on exercises prepare students to successfully complete their own personal Leadership Action Plan, while at the same time preparing them for leadership roles in their future high school and college careers. Apply at






Today in History


Silly putty is invented. (1950)


Well known and loved Walter Cronkite signs off as anchorman off the CBS Evening News (1981)



Dentist’s Day


National Frozen Food Day






The ULTIMATE Bar/Bat Mitzvah Learning Experience


We used Stephanie, founder of Mitzvah Shirah, to prepare our son for his Bar Mitzvah, I HIGHLY recommend! Unaffiliated with a synagogue but still want your child to become a Bar/Bat Mitzvah? Stephanie offers private Jewish education and Bar Mitzvah preparation – all-inclusive instruction in Hebrew, prayers, and chanting Torah. Stephanie can create a service customized to your child’s personality & creativity. Want to take your son to chant his Torah portion in Israel? She is partnered with a wonderful rabbi in Jerusalem. Stephanie has guided countless students to their Bar/Bat Mitzvah day with confidence and enthusiasm. She can also act as a tutor to enhance your child’s synagogue learning experience!







Summer Fun Camp Fair – FREE


Sunday, March 12th from 10am-2pm at the Stratford School in Hollywood


This event is a great way to find terrific Summer Camp options for your kids – plus get ideas for Family Fun all Summer long! RSVP Now to get 5 Extra Raffle tickets! You will also get more info about all the awesome Summer Camps that will be there. You’ll get everything you need to be able to choose the best Summer Camp for your kids.







Summer Computer Camps for Kids and Teens – Held at Top Universities


iD Tech summer camps immerse students in a STEM learning experience unlike any other. Choose from courses in game design, web design, coding, programming in Java and C++, Minecraft modding, filmmaking, robotics, photography, and more. With 8 students maximum per instructor, they customize the curriculum around you. You’ll build real-world skills, make new friends, and discover how your talents and passions can lead to a future career. Held at top campuses like UCLA, UCI, Stanford, and Caltech. My boys LOVE this camp!







Jordan’s Law aims to criminalize cyber-bullying after attack on Valley teen







LA Sitter guests receive FREE Entry to Baby Bea’s new Cupcake & Coloring Event


Tuesday March 14th between 2-5pm


Baby Bea’s Bakehouse in Beverly Hills has just opened their new Playroom for after-school Cupcakes & Coloring. For one afternoon only, they are LA Sitter families FREE entry to the Playroom (normally $5 minimum purchase per entry), PLUS one FREE cupcake for everyone in their party – adults too! New clients are also welcome to RSVP to register as their FREE guest.







Shomrei Torah Synagogue’s Annual Purim Carnival


Sunday, March 12th at 11am


Featuring * Ferris Wheel * Merry Go Round * Bungee Jump * Monster Rock Wall * Dual Slide * Swing Chair Ride * Obstacle Courses * Food Trucks * Beer & Wine Garden * Shushan Walk Vendors * And Much More! Raffle Prizes, Dodger Game Tickets. Sports Memorabilia, Restaurant Gift Cards, Amazon Echo and Google Home Smart Speakers And More! Advance tickets: $25 Wristband, $20 for 25 tickets.


Day of: $1 per ticket, Raffle Tickets $2.







Celebrate a Star Wars Purim Spiel (play) at Congregation Or Ami


March 11th at 6:30pm


Help our Jewish Jedis rebel against Haman’s Dark Side! Dress like your favorite Star Wars character. Questions? Contact Laurel Murray at 818-880-4880.


26115 Mureau Road, Ste B in Calabasas






Pacific Symphony Presents “King Arthur and the Legend of the Dragon’s Lair


Saturday, March 25th at 10am and 11:30am in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall


Journey back in time to the kingdom of Camelot! This unique “Family Musical Mornings” concert is full of adventure, heroism and excitement! Come see King Arthur hunt the dragon with Merlin in a dangerous quest that is the stuff of legend! Led by Conductor Roger Kalia and featuring the gifted young musicians of Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra, “King Arthur” is packed with thrilling music, from John Williams, Rossini, Wagner, and more! “King Arthur” is a kid-friendly 45-minute concert featuring actors. Tickets are $25-$50.







Camp Zehut- The magic of Jewish overnight camp in a day camp setting


June 18th-August 11th


At Camp Zehut, they focus on creating a magical summer for your child by engaging in daily activities that emphasize exploration, fun, spirit, unity, and leadership. They want the campers to feel as if they experienced something new every single day and to go home with a sense of accomplishment. They strive to form a cohesive and spirit filled community where every camper feels valued. Camp Zehut encourages their campers to contribute to a dynamic and fun community. Summer Camp at its best!







Casting Psychic Kids


Does your child have a special gift? Are they able to communicate with the dead? Predict the future? Know when someone is hurt or upset even when they’re not close? Or have an uncanny intuition? The production company behind The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Botched is seeking psychic kids to star in a new docuseries project. To submit, email about your child and their gifts/talents. Include a recent photo of your child along with your contact information to






All-Star Chef Classic Expo


March 8th-11th


Featuring master chefs cooking & collaborating in venues designed to provide guests with up-close, unique & interactive culinary experiences.







Moms Supporting Mom’s Group -Support and Process group for Moms of Teens & Young Adults


Beginning Monday, March 13th from 11am-12:30pm weekly.


Moms of teens & young adults often experience a variety of challenges unique to this population. The struggle for independence, relationships, anxiety, rejection as well as a myriad of other issues. Group will meet weekly to process, support, & understand these challenges & your own life experiences. You will learn how to seek support for yourselves, & how to support those you love. Each group is $60. Interested in evening group? Call 805-870-8165.







Upcoming Art Making Events for Kids and Adults


Mondays from 7-9pm, April 3rd-May 15th (no class on 4/10).


Fiber Arts Workshop (adults): A 6-week crash course in fiber arts where you will make a modern wall hanging using a variety of incredible yarns and fibers. $185 includes all materials to make at least one large and one small wall hanging. Call 805.379.1426 to register.


Art Camps (ages 4-Teen): The exceptional camps sell out every year! Mention Jens List and get 10% off. For more camp info, visit






17th Annual OLPHCS Charity Golf Classic


May 1st from 9am-6:30pm


OLPH Catholic School is a K-8 program that has been providing an outstanding education in the Santa Clarita Valley for over 50 years! The Charity Golf Classic is a major fundraiser that helps supplement the school’s technology curriculum and interscholastic athletics. Registration is now open! Enjoy this beautiful course including lunch, beverages, buffet dinner, numerous raffle giveaways, including 65″ TV, helicopter ball drop over the 18th green and live/silent auctions.







New Blog for Millennial Mom Caregivers


Melissa Bilchik is an LA based millennial mom juggling twin toddlers with being the primary caregiver for her mother with Huntington’s Disease. Huntington’s Disease (also called HD) is a fatal genetic disease that is often described as having ALS, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s – simultaneously. Follow her blog at







A Faery Hunt Enchanted Adventure


Sunday – April 2nd from 10:30-11:30am


A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances for young audiences & families to inspire creativity & fun. As children we believed in magic & knew there was something enchanting, hidden, beautiful & filled with goodness. You too may have glimpsed Faeryland. Join this magical interactive adventure. You’ll meet faeries & funny creatures, maybe even Faery Royalty! Many children come in costume.


Reservations suggested. Call 818-324-6802 or email







Unlock you creative spirit in The Creative Key 8 week workshop


8 Monday’s, March 20th-May 15th at 7pm


The time is now to find your Creative Key and unlock the doors that have blocked you from fully realizing your creative self. Artist, writer, musician, non-artist, whether your passions are personal or professional this workshop will fuel the creative spark that is waiting for you to ignite. Be inspired through journaling, painting, collage, mixed media, discussions and more as we come together, kindred spirits in a warm and safe space to Shine Bright. If not now when…







Energy Healing Can Help You Feel Unstuck and Lighter


Do you ever feel like you pick up other people’s energy? If you are energy sensitive or empathic, you may feel other people’s emotions, even when you’re not together. You may feel depleted or stressed by others and wonder how to live squarely in your own energy. Great news! Reiki and energy balancing can help you feel clear, calm, and centered. These relaxing sessions clear stress and help you process and release what’s weighing you down. Book your first session at






Alan Stuart Freeman for all your Construction needs


Handling all aspects of construction, including carpentry, kitchens, bathrooms, concrete and masonry, tile work, finish and framing, painting, room additions, complete remodeling (including all planning and permits, drawings etc.). Very competitive prices. Licensed. Call (310) 592-5377 or email for a free estimate