March 8 2017













Music Lessons in the Comfort of Your Home: Piano, Voice, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Ukulele & Violin


When was the last time your child begged a teacher to stay longer? At The Schuler Music Studio, students not only learn to play music, they have FUN doing it! They’re a private music school offering high-quality lessons & they drive to YOU! Their educated, qualified staff of professional musicians are enthusiastic & offer a supportive environment for students to play & create. They provide a well-rounded music education, focus on building confidence & emphasize fun. They offer several live performance opportunities throughout the year. Join students who’ve already discovered the BEST place to get results! Call (818)203-5342 or email







Today in History


President Ronald Reagan calls the USSR an “Evil Empire” (1983)


Baseball great Joe DiMaggio dies (1999)


Be Nasty Day


International (Working) Women’s Day







“Meet-n-Greet” for Canyon Creek Summer Camp


Tues., March 21st at 6pm in a home in Calabasas


Canyon Creek is a co-ed sleepaway camp for ages 7-16 all my boys have been attending each summer! Located just an hour north of LA near beautiful Castaic Lake, the 81-acre camp is the ideal setting for our kids to spend their summers running around in the fresh mountain air! Come meet the CCSC Directors as well as other camp staff. They will take you on a “virtual tour” through all of the great sports and activities CCSC has to offer. Pizza, drinks & dessert will be served. Canyon Creek offers go-karts, mini-bikes, wakeboarding, swimming, football, baseball, ropes course, basketball, tennis, archery, soccer, and SO much more! RSVP to for address info.







I Need Your Books!


Say GOODBYE to the books on your shelves that you haven’t picked up in ages and say HELLO to the Round Meadow Book Drive. You KNOW you have books that need a new home! Round Meadow will be collecting children’s books in good condition from now until March 9th. The goal is to bring over 2,000 books to school in Los Angeles where students don’t have any. Milk and Bookies and Pay it Forward for a Better L.A. will be helping get these wonderful books into the hands of children. Books can be brought to 5151 Round Meadow Road Hidden Hills, CA 91302. Any questions, please email Thank you SO MUCH in advance for your donation.






Bizzy Girls Tween Entrepreneur Camp


Girls 6-12 can develop their own product line, learn biz skills, create logos, ads, learn cost/profit and sell their products at a pop up store. Some of the camps have a young entrepreneur speaker series. They teach printing, weaving/knitting and other techniques to assist girls in product development. The curriculum fosters creativity, teaches life skills and builds self confidence through role playing. Camps throughout southern California.







Camp Wildcraft Art and Nature Camp Open House


This Sunday, March 12th from 1-4pm


Camp Wildcraft grows creative, curious, confident & caring kids who feel at home in nature. Join the annual Open House at King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas– a 588 acre national park where Wildcrafters build friendships and build forts, find animal tracks, and follow their interests, identify plants, and sculpt with clay harvested from the local hills. Campers ages 5-12 and CITs, take daily hikes and have a wide range of weekly art and nature experiences. RSVP at






Now Enrolling at “Outside the Box”: F.L.O.W. Class for 7-10 Year Olds


Tuesdays from 5:30-7pm, starting March 14th



Children are taught how to be FLUID with their bodies, LOVING with their hearts, OBSERVANT with their minds, and WHOLE with their spirits. FLOW is a unique program for children which combines meditation, yoga, music & movement, art & expression, and “connectivity”. Students learn about the world around them, and how they fit into it. This is a drop-off class, but parents can view from their phones. This is an incredible program. I HIGHLY recommend! Call (818)348-PLAY to sign up.







Strong Body/Strong Soul-both so key for self fulfillment


Engaged Community Project in Westlake is partnering with Maria Humphreys to offer classes to the community starting on March 13th. Engaged is a non-profit that collaborates with service providers and families that may need support dealing with addiction, mental health issues and other struggles. Maria is helping to raise funds with her Monday classes: Strength/Balance Training at 11:45am & Chakra Dyana Meditation at 12:30pm. Either class for $12 or both for $20(donation based-give what you can). All levels, no experience needed. You deserve this gift! Designed to enhance your physical/spiritual strength and awareness.


660 Hampshire Road, Suite102








Free Concussion Protocol Course


The State of California enacted a new law effective January 1st, regarding concussions in youth sports. It is an amendment of a previous law that covered high school athletes that now covers all athletes under the age of 18, including youth baseball. Its’ purpose is to provide specific safety protocols in order to protect athletes from injury. It is AB 2007(







Summer Lovin’ had me a blast! Join the summer session of Grease!


June 19th-July 23rd


Make memories on stage. Make unforgettable musical memories with Shayna Turk’s Academy of Rising STARS! STARS musical theater company teaches acting, singing, dancing, and other theater skills to children ages 5-15. Their mission since 2003 has been to provide children, no matter their ability, the opportunity to perform in a theatrical production while simultaneously building self-confidence. Sign your child up for the Summer of a lifetime! NO experience needed!







Need Help Finding the Perfect Educational Environment for Your Child?


Stacey Kovoloff Stein, of the Educational Shop, can help you with all your school selection needs. Finding the perfect educational fit that will help your child grow both academically and emotionally can be a daunting process. Stacey has over 20 years of classroom experience helping children and families. Stacey is in educational advocate works with a stellar team .







Alteration Space available in a high-end boutique


Low rent in a family type atmosphere. Call Nicole at 818-999-0991.







Major Earthquake Could Be Overdue on San Andreas Fault North of L.A., New USGS Study Finds



Emergency Café not only supplies kits but also is an emergency preparedness consulting firm that does personalized in home/office preparedness consultations! Do you have a plan? Where would you go? What would you do? Do you know what to do if you are at home or at work? Let Cari Butler at Emergency Café help!







Witness Music Thousand Oaks presents Rob Gardner’s Lamb of G-d


Saturday March 18th at the A-PAEC


Witness Music Thousand Oaks is proud to present the 2nd annual performance of Rob Gardner’s inspiring oratorio Lamb of God. A sacred work for choir, orchestra, soloists, and narrators, Lamb of God recounts the events of the final days of the life of Jesus Christ through the eyes of those who loved Him and knew Him best. Join this inspiring Easter season event!







Camp Conejo Creek at Temple Etz Chaim


June 19th-August 11th


1-week sessions with the choice of 3 or 5 days a week – Ages 5-12 from 8:30am-3:30pm. Camp Conejo Creek is a Jewish day camp filled with activities and programming designed around campers’ interests – mixed media arts, theater performance, cooking, sports and recreation, science, magic, field trips and theme days are provided for your children to explore their interests this summer. Counselor-in-Training opportunities available. Early and late care available.







Vegan Eating Tour of Six Flags Magic Mountain


Saturday, March 18th at 10am


While there will surely be chances to enjoy some of the rides, the primary purpose of this particular outing is to do a vegan eating tour of Magic Mountain. Much thanks are due to the kids of Veg Kids who have been working with Magic Mountain on adding more and more vegan options there. There are dozens of options, and this will be a chance to see what is offered where (and enjoy). Email if interested and/or RSVP on Meetup – – or Facebook –






Family Night: TACOS


Friday, March 10th from 6:30pm-8:30pm


Come for Family Night at BLVD Kitchen, where parents and kids ages 6 and up cook together! Chef Michal Harris will show you how to make tortillas from scratch, with fresh guacamole, pico de gallo, gringo taco fillings and all the fixings, topping it off with homemade churros!







West LA Experienced Tutor Available


Hali Simons, recent college grad, BA in Communications and Journalism (2015 from The George Washington University), is back on the West Coast and living in West LA. Working full time in Digital Media, but tutoring in the evenings and weekends. Elementary-High School students. Graduated from Oak Park High School in 2011. Excellent helper with organization skills and study tactics! Local in Brentwood, will travel to you! Call 818-517-7600 or email






Male Nannies to takeover in LA


Step aside Mary Poppins, there’s a new child whisperer in town – Male Nannies are making their mark in Los Angeles, and are here to stay! Daniel Butcher, originally from the UK, boasts an extensive resume as a big brother, mentor, and self-proclaimed “Manny Extraordinaire” to the children of some of the biggest names in Hollywood. Butcher has created Angeles Mannies LLC, a full service, domestic staffing agency based in LA. If you haven’t guessed from the name, the agency specializes in placing frequently underestimated male nannies (Mannies) into homes around the City. The agency has hit the ground running and shows little sign of slowing. To get in touch with Angeles Mannies for professional childcare, visit






Bean Bags, Pogo Sticks, And A Merry-Go-Round


It’s LA’s First Kid-Friendly Movie Theater!







Free Help with Tantrums


Looking for participants with children between the ages of 2-5 to help with tantrums in a research study.




3. Receive individual help.


4. Complete exit survey.


5. Eliminate and address your child’s tantrums!