March 17 2017













West Coast Counseling and Group Therapy Center – Envision the Possibilities


Do you want to take control of your future and happiness? You can! WCCC, in Encino, offers specialized and holistic therapy for individuals, couples and families. WCCC Directors, Jody and Cindy are publicly recognized for providing life-changing service for over 30 years! Or try an interactive WCCC Group! Gather with like-minded individuals and communicate without judgment. WCCC offers a Young Adult Group and Circle of Women’s Group. Call 818.986.0600.







Today in History


Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!


The rubber band was invented. (1845)



Corned Beef and Cabbage Day


Submarine Day






Woodcrest Preschool’s New TK Program Open House


Wed., March 29th at 9:30am


Come to learn more about our new Transitional Kindergarten (TK) program for students whose fifth birthday is between September 2nd-December 2nd of the school year. The highly skilled teachers prepare children for Kindergarten by teaching foundational pre-academic skills including: Letter and sound recognition, writing, and number awareness. Students who are already reading and working with numbers are challenged in a fun and nurturing way.




6043 Tampa Ave. in Tarzana







True Story: Brandon joined Team CrossFit/LYFE Athletics when he was at his highest weight in years


He was out of shape, lacked motivation, and didn’t know where to begin. But he decided to take advantage of Team CrossFit’s/LYFE Athletics free 3-day trial, where he was immediately welcomed into the community. They helped him scale the workout, and introduced him to new exercises and techniques using the gym’s state-of-the-art equipment. Visit to learn how they can help you too! He calls Team CrossFit/LYFE Athletics the #1 Fitness Facility in the Valley!






Westmark School’s Spring Open House


Sunday, April 23rd from 11am-1pm


All prospective parents and students are welcome. Parents and students are invited to visit the campus and find out about Westmark’s signature programs. For questions or more information, contact Cindy Goodman, Director of Admissions, RSVP at






MUSYCA Children’s Choir Camp For kids entering Grades 4-8


June 12th-16th, Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm


The Children’s Choir Camp is a joyful, engaging summer music making experience for young people who love to sing. The campers will have lots of fun while they sing a variety of outstanding music, receive instruction in voice and musicianship, and participate in musical activities and games. The week-long program will culminate with a free concert for the community. The Camp will be held on the beautiful campus of Shomrei Torah Synagogue in West Hills, San Fernando Valley. Mention Jen’s List to receive 10% off the camp tuition. Cost: $250.







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Upcoming Workshops & Events at My Creative Outlet


Kids Craft Days – Visit the calendar for upcoming workshops.


Spring Handmade Pop-Up Boutique – April 1st & 2nd


Call for Photographers for West End Arts Competition – Due April 20th


Artist Exhibit/Reception-Photographer-Ellen Zuckeman – April 22nd


ArtWalk-Chatsworth-Call for vendors and artists – June 11th


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APB 1st Annual Poker Tournament Fundraiser


Friday, March 31st from 6-10:30pm at the Oak Park Community Center


Free to attend – $75 buy-in to play. You don’t have to play poker! Just come socialize and help raise money for the league! Food, Beer & Wine available to purchase. A percentage of food truck sales will be donated back to league. Silent Auction items will be available for bidding. Register at






Horse Camp


Mon.-Fri., from 9am-12pm from June 19th-August 4th(except 4th of July week).


Fun, safe and affordable Summer Horse Camp at Oak Creek Corral in Canyon Country. Kids will enjoy horseback riding, horse care, critter area, crafts, games and ranch fun! $225 per week or $45 per day. Contact for more information or (818) 262-1871.







LA Marathon Street Closures on Sunday







Dinosaur Hall at the Natural History Museum


The all-new, 14,000-square-foot is twice the size of the Museum’s old dinosaur galleries. It will rival the world’s leading dinosaur halls for the number of individual fossils displayed, the size and spectacular character of the major mounts, including the world’s only Tyrannosaurus rex growth series, and the way that paleontology comes alive! In these spacious, light-filled galleries, visitors will encounter science not as static information but as a vibrant, ongoing investigation into mysteries – some resolved and some still being explored.







Kids Come First at MVP Pediatric & Urgent Care


Open Mon.-Fri. from 10am-10pm & Sat./Sun. from 9am-9pm


Flu season is upon us, but Valley families are assured peace of mind knowing MVP Pediatric & Urgent Care is open day/evening to care for their children. Pediatric staff offer expertise in anything from common ailments to more severe illnesses/injuries requiring IV hydration, x-rays, laceration repair, etc. Children’s medical needs are met in a stress-free, kid-friendly environment with little to no wait time. I HIGHLY recommend!


18555 Ventura Blvd. in Tarzana, 91364


(818) 614-3088







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Zimmer Children’s Museum’s Annual Women of Impact Luncheon and Boutique


Thurs., April 27th in Beverly Hills from 11am-2pm


In addition to a gourmet lunch and shopping opportunities, the program features a keynote address by Amy Barnett, award-winning media executive and author. This year’s event is chaired by Lynn Bider, Shainaz Donnelly Burg, Kendra Bracken-Ferguson, Heidi Monkarsh and Rayni Romito Williams. Proceeds from the event will support youTHink, the Zimmer’s creative youth develop-ment program. youTHink provides arts-based programs that help thousands of middle and high school youth, from vulnerable communities in LA, find their voices, build community, develop leadership skills and take positive action for social change.







Spring Classes at Woodland Hills Recreation Center







Looking for Sales Help at shops of the Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts


April 19th-May 24th


Retail experience is a plus. 20-25 hours a week. Must be responsible and not miss scheduled shifts. Some heavy lifting will occur. Contact Randi at for more info.






Second Night Community Passover Seder at Shomrei Torah Synagogue


Tuesday, April 11th at 6:30pm


Join Shomrei Torah Synagogue for the Second Night Community Seder conducted by Rabbi Camras, Cantor Ron Snow & Special Guest Singer Fumani Thomas and catered by Starlite! Space is limited! RSVP at For more information, call the Main Office at (818) 854-7650. RSVP by Tuesday, April 4th.






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The City of Agoura Hills’ Girl’s Empowerment Expo Event is looking for vendors, speakers and services


The “GNO” focuses on all things fitness, health, esteem and beauty. If you are a business, vendor or service provider interested in having a booth or offering a demo of services at this event, contact Julie at Event takes place May 12th.






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