April 5 2017













It is time to find your direction and join the Workforce


Thomas Hoffman M.S., Master Career Counselor uses a variety of proven techniques and testing with counseling to help you uncover your strengths and focus on your career goals. Expert services offered for clients in High School, College, Mid-Career changers and Workforce Return. Take control of your destiny and explore your potential! Your career is a major part of your life and it affects you as a whole person and your path to self-fulfillment.


Email careerexplorers@msn.com or call 818.661.3611.







Today in History



Go for Broke Day


National Dandelion Day






HUGE discount on Martial Arts Lessons or Kickboxing Classes for the ENTIRE family


We have been going to http://teamkaratecenter.com for 9+ yrs & I HIGHLY recommend it! Martial Arts Teacher Fariborz Azhakh has been teaching in WH for 30 yrs & is now in a BRAND NEW location in Woodland Hills. His school engages in honest business practices, with an emphasis on transparency, & sane, equitable, & sustainable policies, pricing, & procedures. He teaches & practices smart fitness, family unity, and the practice of “self-defense” that includes healthy eating, bully prevention education, anger management, & lessons in developing compassion and respect for self and others.







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!







Nominate Your Favorite Teacher


Zulily is currently taking nominations to find 50 of the most beloved teachers in celebration of National Teacher Appreciation Week. Nominations accepted now until Sunday, April 9th. Celebration will run on Zulily during National Teacher Appreciation Week, May 8th-May 12th. Great teachers who go above and beyond are remembered for a lifetime and zulily wants to thank them in a major way. If a child’s teacher deserves special recognition, parents can nominate them on zulily by sharing stories of inspiration, kindness or coolness. It doesn’t matter what grade level or school, zulily wants to know why they are so special and deserve to be honored.







(special event)Huge Garage Sale


Saturday, April 8th & Sunday, April 9th from 8am-4pm


Oak Hutch, Oak Nightstands, other furniture, small appliances, tools, plants, framed paintings, treadmill, electronics, barbecue and lots more.


7421 Ostrom Ave. in Van Nuys, 91406 – Between Balboa Blvd and Louise, access off Valerio. Look for the signs.






Passover Family Event at Camp Alonim in Brandeis


Sunday, April 16th from 11am-3pm


Celebrate Passover with a Kosher for Passover lunch, holiday activities, Israeli dancing, music, crafts and more at camp! $8/person before April 14th($10 after) includes lunch and all activities. Children 4 and under are free!







Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks 50th Annual Easter Sunrise Service


April 16th at 6am


From its beginning, this service has provided a unique experience and opportunity for neighbors to unite in prayer on the holiest of Christian holidays. The service, sponsored by the Conejo Valley Interfaith Association, welcomes all faiths. Glowing luminaries will form the shape of a cross just behind the podium where clergy representing multiple faiths from our community will concelebrate the service. Gentle sheep will graze on the hillside much like they might have on the first Easter morning. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served following the celebration.


5600 Lindero Cyn. Rd. in Westlake Village









How to Make Rugelach Cookies







Are You Tired of Hiding Your Legs Due to Spider & Varicose Veins?


At Beverly Hills Vein Institute, Dr. Brooks offers the most advanced and personalized treatments in varicose vein management. To learn more about Venous disease, call 310-853-5850.







CanJam Global


April 8th-9th at JW Marriot at LA Live


CanJam Global is the premier headphone and personal audio expo and is produced by Head-Fi.org, the world’s largest community for headphone and personal audio enthusiasts. Since 2006, CanJam events have been a community showcase for Head-Fi.org, as well as the best opportunity for exhibitors to share new products and have meaningful interactions with both the enthusiast community and audio industry press. CanJam Global show attendees have the unique opportunity to experience the very latest in headphone and personal audio technology all under one roof. There is something for everyone at CanJam Global.







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


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!









Reboot Your Energy: 1-Day Renewal Retreat for Professional Women


Self-care is of high importance to maintain a happy, balanced, and healthy relationship to yourself and with others. But unfortunately, self-care is all too often placed on the back burner. What better way than recharging your energy and spirit with other like-minded women at a 1-Day Women’s Retreat this April in LA? Join the TOGETHER! Network and co-founder, Runa Bouius, Icelandic CEO and Conscious Leadership expert, for an intimate, one-day retreat at the beautiful Holy Spirit Retreat Center in Encino, California. “Early Bird” and “Bring a Friend” offers available at https://goo.gl/kkdltP. Additional discount for Jen’s List members: Jenslist20.






Certified Sleep Trainer for Babies and Toddlers


If you have a baby or young child that does not sleep well and you’re looking for an alternative to the cry-it-out approach, Tracie at Rest Well Baby can help! Tracie offers supportive sleep solutions for babies, toddlers & young children. Tracie will create a customized, step by step plan and schedule that fits your family’s needs. Contact Tracie to schedule a FREE 15 minute initial phone call to learn more about her professional sleep training services at restwellbaby@gmail.com.







GREAT Gardener Lead


Highly Recommended by Jen Levinson – jen@jenslist.com


“Reynaldo Luna has been our gardener for 2 1/2+ years and does a truly terrific job. Dependable, reliable and knows how to take care of the yard! I have referred him to SO many other Jens List members and EVERYONE loves him! He can trim trees too! Call him at 818-802-0025.”






PJ Library Tot Shabbat at Kehillat Ma’arav


April 7th at 5pm


Come for story time, singing & art. Light dinner is included. RSVP is recommended. RSVP to Heather at hemoses@msn.com or call 310-829-0566. Put “First Friday” in the subject line, include name(s) of parents attending and children’s name(s) and age(s).







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.








Flow at the Crossroads of Heart, Head and Hands: The Arts and the Gifted and Talented Learner


Thursday, April 27th from 6-7:30pm at the A.E. Wright Middle School Drama Room


Join the 10th Annual Parent Education Series for an informative evening with guest speaker, Morgan Appel, as he addresses how gifted learners engage with the arts (kinesthetic, digital, visual and performing arts). Morgan Appel serves as the Director of the Education Department at UC San Diego Extension, serving as its chief academic officer. A specialist in the gifted education, arts integration and educational change, Appel teaches a variety of courses at both UC San Diego and UC Irvine. He is a widely published author and presenter at conferences and other venues.







New Virtual Assistance for Senior Citizens


TeleConnect Senior Services is a new 24/7/365 US based call center that provides virtual assistance to senior citizens via their toll-free number. Sign up for launch notifications and get your first month free.







Kids Club’s Summer Teen Programs


Anyone that has a teenager between the ages of 12-15 years old, knows the challenges of building confidence and leadership life skills with this age group. Kids Club has an annual CIT Leadership Camp Program that meets your camper at their level and takes them on a journey of fun and learning. If you or your Teen Camper are interested in getting involved in the following 2017 Summer Teen Programs, visit http://kidsclubdaycamp.com/programs.html.