April 4 2017













Compensated; Age 7-12 USC research participants for reading study


The purpose of this study is to gain insight in to how education and other behavioral interventions can alter the development of reading in children with dyslexia with the ultimate goal of promoting the development of fluent reading. The results of this project may lead to increased understanding of reading in children with dyslexia, which may be useful in improving diagnosis and treatment of dyslexia. Financial compensation is available to participants. Children receive toys and digital image. Call 323-736-2635 for more info.







Today in History



Hug a Newsman Day


Walk Around Things Day


School Librarian Day


Tell a Lie Day


World Rat Day


Susanna Medora Salter is the first woman to be elected mayor in the nation in Argonia, Kansas. (1887)


Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated. (1968)


The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is signed. (1949)






The 2017 Fran Drescher Health Summit


An intense, educational day at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion that will transform attendees from patients into medical consumers. They will shake you up and blow your mind with the latest information on topics including Traditional vs. Alternative Medicine, GMOs, Mental Health, Men’s Health, Detoxing Your Home, Current Environmental Issues, and more. You won’t leave without saying WOW!







A Powerful Day of Discovery


When was the last time you did something to nurture your heart, your soul? As women in our 30’s-50’s, with big, full lives, it’s challenging to find time for us. You are invited to a powerful day of discovery on Sunday, April 30th at Celebrating YOU, presented by Hadassah Southern California. This day-long conference is like nothing Hadassah has ever done before, and we want to experience the day with you.  Imagine a room full of like-minded women, taking a break from career, kids, family, iPhone and spending the day learning, growing and bonding together-all in the name of repairing the world. Hadassah members and not-yet members welcome.







Loose Baby Tooth? No Problem!


E-Z Out is the safe, sure, and simple way to remove loose baby teeth yourself Just use the enclosed Q-Tip® Applicator Swab to apply the Anesthetic Numbing Gel, slip the Dental Loop Mechanism over the tooth, twist until tight, and out it comes! Then drop the tooth in the Treasure Chest and wait for the Tooth Fairy. No more middle-of-the-night or weekend calls to the dentist…and a lot less drama in the bargain! Plus it’s compact enough to take on vacation when traveling with the kids. System includes:


* Anesthetic Numbing Gel (3 oz tube)


* Q-Tip® Applicator Swabs (3)


* Dental Loop Mechanisms (3)


* Gauze Pads (3)


* Tooth Fairy Treasure Chests (3)


A perfect gift for all parents and other TFA’s (Tooth Fairy Assistants). Go to www.certifiedsmile.com and get your kit today.




Calling all Post-Partum Doulas


Are you currently a certified post-partum doula or interested in becoming one? The Pump Station & Nurtury now offers post-partum doula services as part of its Newborn Care programs. If you are interested in working with their outstanding team, or to learn more about their services, please send a note to doulas@pumpstation.com.    



A One of a Kind Show – NOT to be Missed


Absinthe” is the critically acclaimed acro-cabaret variety show performed in the round with unobstructed sightlines and in intimate proximity of the world-class artists performing amazing feats of strength, balance, danger and unfathomable flexibility. The New York Times hails “Imagine Cirque du Soleil as channeled through ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show.'” This show is not for the “prude” OR easily offended. Language and innuendos may insult those with “thin skin”. That said – I HIGHLY recommend. Extremely entertaining, funny and enjoyable for an ADULT night out. NO kids. For a limited time, get 15% off tix at http://www.axs.com/series/4104/absinthe-15-off-tickets. Use code – Comeback.







Counseling West at Spring Into Wellness Fair


Saturday, April 8th from 10am-4pm at the Fashion Square Health and Wellness Fair


Meet some of the therapists who offer affordable sliding scale therapy. Sandplay, face painting, and other activities. Call 818-990-9898 for more info.







Dec My Room’s 10 Year Anniversary Fund Raiser


Saturday, April 29th at 7pm at The District by Hannah An in Los Angeles


Celebrating their 10-year anniversary, Dec My Room, a non-profit organization, helps create themed rooms for pediatric patients who have to endure long stays in the hospital. The LA Chapters fundraising event includes appetizers, cocktails, silent auction, music, dancing and dinner. To purchase tickets or make a donation, go to http://decmyroom.org/events.aspx. For more information, call (818)216-6734.






The City of Calabasas Free Earth Day Celebration/Green Expo


Saturday, April 15th from 2-5pm at Las Virgenes Creek on Agoura Road


Over 50 exhibitors will be participating to help participants take actions that will save them money through efficiency while protecting our planet. The festival will also feature numerous children’s activities to teach kids about the environment while they have fun. Calabasas Earth Day/Green Expo was created to be a day of education, celebration, and action for the natural world in which we live. Calabasas Earth Day/Green Expo sets a clear example for people and businesses how simple lifestyle changes can make a difference.







Sherman Oaks Library Used Book Sale


Sat., April 8th from 9:30am-1:30pm


Select from children’s books, classics, fiction, non-fiction, cookbooks, CD’s and DVD’s. Most books $1 or less, big selection of children’s books!! Help support the Sherman Oaks Library! Sponsored by Friends of the Library. They also take donations of books, CD’s, and DVD’s. Bring them to the sale or the library during business hours. A receipt will be provided.







S.T.E.M Summer Camp- Robotics, Minecraft, 3D Printing & Design & Game/App Programming for Grades 1-8


Inviting kids to create vs. consume. Sign up for technology summer Camps! Early bird registration has started! 4 fantastic technology camps for grades K-8. Camps: Minecraft Mods & Programming, Robotics w/Raspberry Pi, Minecraft Prints w/3D Design & App Design. The camp is designed for beginners & advance programmers (teaching programs: Java, LUA, MIT App Inventor, Scratch & Sketch Up. A great S.T.E.M program, that is fun and educational. Run by teachers. Full day and ½ day camps.







Anaheim Baby Show


May 9th-13th at the Anaheim Convention Center


Designed for expectant and new families, the Anaheim Baby Show is a wonderful family-friendly mega-event featuring everything to do with maternity, baby, and toddler-from top products, to trusted parenting experts, to lots of family fun and support.







Become a Reiki Healer! Reiki Attunement Level 1 with Michelle Kapture, Reiki Master Teacher


Saturday, April 22nd from 10am-4pm in Westlake Village


Reiki, meaning spiritually guided life force energy, is a Japanese form of energetic healing and relaxation for mind, body and spirit. The channel for Reiki is passed from the teacher to the student through the attunement process. Michelle Kapture is an Energy Intuitive, providing psychic readings and energy healing, as well as being a Spiritual Life Coach. For more information about Reiki Attunements and Michelle, visit www.michellekapture.com.






Adult 101: Life Skills for Teens Finance Basics


Monday, April 24th from 4-5pm at Agoura Hills Library


Allured and repelled by the thought of adulting? An expert from the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs will ease your fears in this Money Management 101 program, covering savings, budgeting, identity theft, and more! For teens, ages 12-18.







A Faery Hunt show and Fairy Mother Earth’s Birthday Party


Saturday, April 22nd at 10:30am


A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences & families to inspire creativity, imagination & fun. First, join the faery folke on a fun & gentle quest for the Fairy Royalty. Then a birthday party for one of the Fairies & everyone’s invited! The Faery Mother Earth’s Birthday Party is filled with fun, dancing, games, fairy card readings, fairy face painting, one-on-one time with Faery Mother Earth, food & frolic. Call 818-324-6802 for more info.







Rolling For Pink 9th Annual Bunko Tournament


Saturday, 24th at 1pm


Rolling For Pink has raised over $300,000 and still rolling! Help the fight against breast cancer! Play Bunko, enjoy food and beverages from local vendors and all registered players receive the ultimate swag bag. Raffle, live auction and much more. All proceeds to benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Registration opens May 2017 and will sell out quickly. For further details, visit www.rollingforpink.org.






National Nanny Training Day


April 29th


LA Nannies, OC Nanny Network, and San Diego Nanny Connection are excited to share this event with you! Nannies from all over the U.S will gather in their local communities at training events designed to meet their unique needs. This event serves to increase your skills and knowledge in the childcare field. This year’s workshops include: Car Seat Safety, Positive Discipline, Knowing and Loving Thyself, Bullying/Cyberbullying, and Supporting the Postpartum Mother. All nannies and childcare providers are welcome! We invite you to come spend the day with other child-care professionals for a day of fun, education, networking, prizes, and career development.







No Problem Mac


They come direct to your home – Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV support, service, lessons and more. They take care of all your tech needs. See what their clients say at www.noproblemmac.com or on Yelp. A home visit is just $80 per hour. Jen’s List members get a free OSX system cleaning! Call John at 310-621-5679.






Premier Indoors Summer Sports Camp with Coach Dante


Mon.-Fri. from 9am-3pm, June 26th-Aug. 18th(no camp 7/4)


All levels welcome. Your kids are going to get tuckered out! This amazing sports camp will consist of fun games and activities such as Basketball, Super Soccer, Baseball, Dynamite, Matt Ball, Dr. Dodgeball, Capture the Flag, Rock Climbing, and more! Bring a sack lunch or purchase food from the Food Truck! Athletic apparel recommended! $55/full day(Sibling discount – $45/full day/child). $35/ half day from 9am-12pm OR 12-3pm.







Chuck E Cheese’s Offers Sensory-Sensitive Sunday’s For Kids With Special Needs







Kids Club’s Summer Adventure Day Camp


Since 1991, Kids Club has proudly opened their doors to children ages 5-13, and provided one of the most exciting, safe and affordable day camp options in the area. Each year since then, Kids Club has been privileged to receive an exclusive, annual invitation from the City of Calabasas Swim and Tennis Center, that provides shaded, reserved swim space and exclusive access to one of the premier private clubs in the valley. Registration now open. Call (818) 591-2582 for more info.