June 30 2017

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A fully licensed childcare facility founded on the commitment to provide flexible childcare for busy families. With state- of-the-art custom-designed modern environment and Reggio inspired pre-school curriculum created to engage young minds, WeVillage offers everything from infant care and preschool to after school programs and school break day camps!
Get ‘Em In The Game Basketball clinics Built around your Child
Form Your Own Group. Sign up your child and his/her friends. Maximum of 6 players. 60-minute sessions. Founded in 2008 by Coach Matt McKinley. Coach Matt played point-guard for a Top NCAA Division I team. He boasts fifteen years experience coaching basketball and running basketball camps.
1. More personal attention for greater skill improvement
2. Fast-moving group drills
3. 2-on-2 or 3-on-3 scrimmages to enhance game play.
* 4-5 Players: $20 per player per session
* 6 Players: $15 per person per session
Total payment due at beginning of first session. Contact Coach Matt at (323) 791-8664 or matt@downtothecoretraining.com.  
FLAX  (France Los Angeles Exchange) delivers performance art event at Grand Park
July 22nd from 7:30-8:30pm
FLAX curates a trailblazing performance-free and open to all-at iconic Grand Park, managed by the Music Center, in the heart of Downtown LA. The distance is beautiful. La distance la plus courte entre deux points n’est pas une ligne droite marks a one-of-a-kind collaboration between FLAX’s first artist-in-residence for 2017, Lola Gonzàlez, choreographer, Oguri and composer Paul Chavez. Inspired by the complex landscape of the city, the performance brings together 60 performers, exploring topical themes of community & identity. Echoing recent unrest around the world, the groups will march through Downtown to gather at Grand Park, for an epic performance.
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Niia – SPELLES – KCRW DJ Anne Litt
Thursday, July 13th at 6:30pm at the Hammer Museum
The Rebel Rebel series continues with headliner Niia whose slow-burning and intimate debut album tips its hand towards sounds as disparate as the glory days of trip-hop, mid-tempo disco, and misty jazz, while retaining an impressively unified mood evoking modern noir. KCRW DJ Anne Litt opens the evening, followed by a live set from Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter SPELLES aka Kathryn Baar, whose forthcoming second EP titled Skeleton Coast I swings from stomp-y and tribal to delicate and haunting.
Kenny Loggins in Concert
Wednesday, July 12th at 8pm in the Pacific Amphitheatre at the OC Fair and Event Center
“Lose your blues, everybody cut footloose”. From “Danny’s Song” and “Return to Pooh Corner” to “Celebrate Me Home,” “This Is It,” “Whenever I Call You Friend” and the blockbuster “Footloose,” Kenny Loggins’ songs have been the quintessential feel-good soundtrack for more than a generation. Co-presented by Pacific Symphony and the OC Fair & Event Center..
Struggling in Math in Summer School?
Give your child the extra help they need in Algebra 1, Geometry, or Algebra 2. Summer is also a great time to prepare for the SAT or ACT (covering math, essay writing, and grammar). Derrick, located in West Hills, is a professional tutor offering individualized help. He is very patient and has helped many students over the years. Call 818-992-0625 for a free meet and greet. Phone Help also available for the last minute homework crisis.
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Mobile Notary Service
She provides mobile notary service seven days a week with flexible hours. She is able to notarize various types of documents from Deeds of Trusts, Power of Attorneys, permission to travel forms, etc. She will come to your home, office, hospital, assisted living care, or meeting place of your convenience. She has been in business for twelve years. Call or text 818-357-0208 for an appointment.
Teenage Drama Workshop – Musicals for the Whole Family to Enjoy
July 7th-July 22nd
CSUN’s Teenage Drama Workshop (TADW) presents “The Lion King, Jr.” and “Into the Woods” as well as its annual “10 Minute Play Festival,” written by student playwrights. To make the theater experience accessible to those on the autism spectrum or people with special needs, there will be also be “sensory-friendly” shows. These are also perfect for little ones! Adults $15, Seniors/Children 14 and under are $10.
Interior Designer
Ilyse is a local mom and interior designer. “Design is not a luxury, but a way of life.” Interior remodeling, home staging, decorating, space planning, floor plans, and so much more. Ilyse offers with all her pricing a 3D computer drawing of your new space, personal shopping, as well as start to finish project management. Or sometimes you just need an extra eye for design guidance. Cal 818-926-2481 or email interiorsbyilyse@gmail.com.
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Tinkering School LA Summer Camps. Real tools. Real materials. Infinite imagination.
Spots still available through August for one week summer camps at Tinkering School LA! Tinkerers ages 5-12 get cardboard, wood, saws, and drills. Really. In this open-ended week long workshop they can build as wild as their imaginations. Rocket ships. Costumes. 7′ tall roller coasters. With a 4:1 camper to facilitator ratio, our fully stocked workshop provides a safe and supportive environment for personal growth through skills development and creative construction. In Venice and Pasadena.
Israel anyone? Private or small group. For Special occasion, Choose Rabbi, date, venue – No middle men
Fall and winter 2 to 12 days. Have you ever wonder what can you see in 10 days? You’ll be amazed! All small tours are catered to meet each individual need. Reliable, fun & inspiring. Guide-Educator. Testimonials at http://www.jsnbynomie.com/jsnbynomie.com/Testemonials.html.
JSN H.S. also offers Bar/Bat Mitzvah class. Early birds begins Now! Form your group of 3 students & get the 4th free! No membership fees! All backgrounds & interfaith families are welcome! 1hr week. 22 Years experience.
Is your child struggling academically or socially? Are you anxious about school starting again?
Unsure how to address your child’s learning or social/emotional challenges? Are you questioning, “Am I doing this right?” Jeri Rochman understands. Jeri is a National Board Certified School Counselor and Parenting Advisor/Educator with 15 years of professional experience. Jeri provides short-term, solution focused counseling to help parents handle challenges they are facing and offers strategies for success. Email Jeri at jerirochman.jd.ms@gmail.com for information.
Make your next Event or Party Colorful with a local Face Painter
Bold and bright Face Painting done by an L.A. based professional Face Painter with years of children’s party entertainment experience. Available for birthday parties, holidays, special occasions, school events, corporate events, and more! See photos on Instagram @DaynaJoyyy. For more information, contact Dayna Joy at 213.373.5094 or email DaynaJoyDesigns@gmail.com.
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Preschool Fair for Conejo Valley Families is Coming Up
Saturday, July 8th from 10am-1pm
Come to THE resource fair designed especially for families in Conejo Valley! Get to know the TOP preschools, private elementary schools and kid-friendly businesses in the area, learn effective parenting techniques + meet other cool moms and dads in the community. Come early and be one of the first to receive a free gift bag & exciting giveaways. Get huge discounts on preschool registration, parenting classes and so much more! The fair is perfect for families of all ages.