March 11 2017













Summer Fun Camp Fair – FREE


Tomorrow, 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.







Today in History



Johnny Appleseed Day


Worship of Tools Day


The Blizzard of 1888






Chaparral Elementary Online Auction


Live until Sunday, March 12th at 10pm


Find hundreds of items including: camps, dining, retail, travel, health & fitness, spa & beauty and tickets to sporting events. We also have lots of “priceless” items like: industry access tickets to KROQ’s Weenie Roast, Wango Tango & Justin Bieber; tickets to tapings of Dancing with the Stars, The Voice, Watch What Happens Live, The Late Late Show with James Corden, and more.  And, some amazing family fun experiences like tickets to the Red Carpet Premiere of “Cars 3” and an ALL AGES Brunch for 6 at the Magic Castle. The money raised directly funds programs no longer paid for by the State; including art, music, PE and so much more!







The Help Group’s 7th Annual Special Needs Resource Fair


Sunday, April 2nd from 11am-3pm at the Autism Center in Sherman Oaks


This free event, which attracts more than 400 people each year, will have vendors representing a wide range of programs, products and services. There will also be fun family activities available for our younger fair-goers to enjoy. For more information, contact Tracy Peters at 310-751-1486 or







Battle of the Bands back by popular Demand


Calling all middle school and high school bands. There is an awesome young music scene in the Conejo Valley and the City of Agoura is excited to bring back this popular event. The event takes place on May 5th, but the deadline to submit audition demo is March 31st. Contact for more details and entry information.






Looking for top Jewish baseball athletes ages 15-16 (as of July 31st) to compete in the 2017 JCC Maccabi Games


It is an international Olympic-style tournament in Miami this summer, August 4th-11th. Schedules don’t conflict with club/high school during the school year. Formal tryouts have concluded but they have a few spots available on the 16U Valley-Based Baseball Team. Interested athletes must complete the tryout form at They will be in contact about the next step in the process. For more information, visit Questions? Contact Rebecca Sachs at 323.556.5203.






Focus Group for the iDERMA – An FDA approved anti-aging light therapy mask


It was recently featured on the Today Show as one of the hottest new beauty finds! If you are worried about fine lines, wrinkles, creepiness, loss of tone and overall “aging” and want younger looking, softer, smoother skin with better tone and texture this is something you might consider doing! If selected, you’ll get the iDERMA (retailing at $350+) to keep plus a cash stipend. See all details and sign up to be considered at






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Rocket Robots ABC launches your child’s imagination and makes the mechanics of reading fun


Each page opens onto a wacky world of robots engaged in playful activities. Watch your child grasp the nuts and bolts of language as they search for an apple on a robot’s nose or the zipper running down to its toes. With a galaxy of words to explore, you’ll want to return to Rocket Robots ABC again and again. Rocket Robots ABC is the creation of Lynnda Rakos, author of The Robots Coloring Book.







Rally & Walk for Equality


March 26th – Starts at 8:30am at  Pan Pacific Park in Los Angeles


The Feminist Majority is conducting rallies and fundraising walks in support of women’s equality, including the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA.)







Engaging All Learners Symposium  


March 25th


Join educators from all over the Los Angeles area to expand your professional practice in meeting the diversity in your school and classrooms. Expert sessions that speak to your exact needs. Expert teachers and professionals  share their successful strategies for engaging a range of learners. Meals and snacks are provided in an intimate setting to facilitate maximum sharing and networking and celebration of teaching. Wide range of topics and a sneak peek at “Play Date,” an amazing film created to expose students to the topic of homelessness.







Looking to Get Involved in the World of Non-Profit?


VOG Charity is a nonprofit organization focusing on Holocaust education. Are you enthusiastic and outgoing and want to make a difference in today’s world. This organization is looking for people with excellent writing and verbal skills. Fundraising experience a plus. Grant writing a plus. Make your own hours and work from home. Email for more info.







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LA Symphonic Winds presents Stars of the L.A.  Winds


Sunday March 26th the A-PAEC


Revel in the artistry of some of the LA Winds’ most acclaimed performers. Geoff Nudell and Parker Gaims (now a member of the US Marine Corps Band) play Felix Mendelssohn’s virtuosic Two Concert Pieces. Also on the program will be two works by the LA Winds’ resident composer, Charles Fernandez. His “Frolic for Tuba” and “Holiday Horn Concerto” will feature Michael Hart and Jennifer Bliman as soloists. For tickets, contact Mary Gallegos at or 818-889-4410.







Mother’s Day Brunch Boutique Vendors Needed


Sunday, April 30th


The Valley Jewish Community Center in Woodland Hills is having a Mother’s Day Brunch Boutique in a Country Club in Northridge. A flat fee for space with no percentage taken! 100 plus guests are expected to attend by paid tickets. Email for a contract and specify your product line to be sold.







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Swim Lessons at Home in Your Own Pool – AquaMobile Comes To You


AquaMobile Inc is an award winning swim lesson provider specializing in at-home swim lessons. They take pride in providing the best learn to swim experience, and therefore hire only the most qualified instructors. Using a multi-tiered hiring process, only candidates with exceptional experience and qualifications are selected. Browse through instructors available in your area, and sign up! Book now at, or call 888-950-7946.






Parenting your Teen for Launching


Starts Friday March 24th from 9-11:45am


Create healthy independence Enhance their sense of responsibility Develop problem solving skills Encourage empathy… meet the challenges of today’s ever changing world. 6 week class run by Stephanie R. Bien, LMFT, Marriage, Family, Child Therapist Certified Parent Effectiveness Training Instructor, and author of “Bully Prevention Tips for Teens”. Purchase the session online at shopping cart. Questions? Email or call (818) 991-8282.






The Power of Parenting


Sunday, March 19th from 3pm at 3pm


17 years ago, while working as a homeopath with children suffering from ailments, Hannah Pilnick asked herself, “Why do children suffer? How does their suffering serve them, their parents, and humanity?”


Throughout her experience healing people, from common issues to life threatening ones, Hannah Pilnick has seen the influence parents have on their children’s lives. A breakthrough enabled her to see that influence not only in the physical world but also on a deeper level, one that our five senses cannot detect. Hannah Pilnick will share with you what she has discovered regarding the power of parental love in their children’s wellbeing and health.







Piano and Voice Lessons in Your Home


Spring is a great time to begin piano or singing lessons! Lori Patton has 12 years experience teaching kids and adults how to develop their musical talent. She tailors lessons to her student’s interest while still teaching proper technique and sight reading. Lori will travel to homes in the west valley so you don’t have to rush to a music store and take lessons in a small, noisy room! Annual recitals and student incentive rewards ensure progress. Call (818) 294-9257 for rates and more info.






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