July 10 2017

13 Isn’t the Same Anymore, So Why Should Your Child’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah Be?
Congregation Beit T’Shuvah offers a unique approach to the Bar/Bat Mitzvah Experience. A highly personalized program for each unique family, Congregation BTS works to form relevant and meaningful connections to Judaism, to clergy, and to a community, with opportunities to participate and be of service. Your child will be surrounded by people, opportunities and ideas they can actually relate to and grow from. Learn more today! Call Cheryl at 310.204.5200 x213 or cwolf@beittshuvah.org.
Today in History
After an unsuccessful attempt to change it’s formula, Coca-Cola brings back the ever popular original formula as “Classic Coke”. (1985)
Teddy Bear Picnic Day
Woodcrest Preschool’s New TK (Transitional Kindergarten) Program
New TK (transitional kindergarten) program to start August 21st. The private TK program is for students turning 5 between 9/2/17 and 12/2/17. Program features include: Language skills, math, science, social studies and mindfulness. Woodcrest has provided high quality education for over 45 years. The new TK program is an exciting addition to the outstanding preschool programs offered. Call Ms. Julie at 818-345-3002 to schedule a visit.
6043 Tampa Ave. in Tarzana
Awesome Plumber Lead
“I have been using the services of www.anjplumbing.com for over 10 years and Jose and his son are truly the most trustworthy, kind, reliable plumbers you will EVER find! Save this info….for when you need it! Promise you will thank me!” ~Jen Levinson
Finally, there’s a parental control app that won’t cause a family feud
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Aug. 2nd-Sept. 10th at the Ahmanson
A National Theatre production, this Tony®-winning play follows 15-year-old Christopher, who has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever. “One of the most fully immersive works ever to wallop Broadway” (The New York Times).
A Faery Hunt’s “The Fairies Songbook” story
Sunday, July 23rd from 10:30-11:30am at the Sunset Theater Company
The faeries encourage us to go outside, so enjoy this special performance that ‘A Faery Hunt’ performs indoors. The fairies share their favorite songs in a celebration of the return of the Fairy Queen in this musical revue. Groups and parties are welcome! Reservations suggested. Call 818-324-6802 or email reservations@afaeryhunt.com.
1603 Aviation Blvd. #6 in Redondo Beach, 90278
Summer Hackathon – Grades 7th-12th
July 30th-Aug 4th
Bringing together Israeli and Jewish American teens from across the nation for a weeklong innovation seminar. Working in teams, the students develop leadership skills while strengthening their Jewish and Israeli-American identity. Over these 6 days, students will collaborate according to their specific topics and personal interests-mentored by leading industry experts, tech entrepreneurs and community professionals.
ELOHIM – Suzi Analogue – KCRW DJ Marion Hodges
Thursday, July 20th at 6:30pm at the Hammer Museum
The L.A.-based, electronic/alternative one-woman show ELOHIM commands the stage with a headlining performance guaranteed to grab your attention. A Coachella darling, the singer, songwriter, musician, and producer presents a musical vision that is unique and intriguing. KCRW’s Marion Hodges starts things off with a DJ set before Suzi Analogue delights with her live vocal and DJ performance against a backdrop of original visuals created by the Never Normal team.
Things Never to Tell Children
Friends of the Sherman Oaks Library Free Movie – Lion
July 22nd from 2-4pm
Looking for Affordable Saxophone Lessons for your Child?
A recent LVUSD graduate and talented saxophone player is available for private saxophone lessons this summer. He was a member of his high school’s top jazz band for three years. He has also participated in Wind Ensemble, Marching and Concert bands as well as Jazz Combos. Most importantly, he is an excellent and patient teacher, and is great with kids. Rate is $25 per half-hour or $35 per hour. Email apark@alum.mit.edu for more information or to schedule.
Boy Group returns, Spirit Animal Workshop-Supporting Boys with Tools to communicate their feelings
July 23rd from 4-5:15pm
Using Native American Animal Cards as a springboard for discussion and play, boys will explore all aspects of their own character. Participants will draw, write and physically embody animal metaphors and symbols and learn to use them to illuminate and communicate feelings.
3273 Casitas Ave, suite 107 in LA, 90039
10 Things Mean Moms Have In Common
Speech Therapist
Tamar Barazani is a licensed, bilingual speech therapist with over 10 years experience working with children of all ages. She provides therapy in-home as well as in her clinic in Tarzana, She is a provider for Regional Center. If you have any questions, contact her at 818-268-7548 or tamarbarazani@yahoo.com.
Summer Family Photography
Book your family portrait with Karly Spalding Photography today before school starts and the weather is less reliable. The days are long but the years are short. Capture special memories of this time in your life.
Achieving Positive Change in Your Career
Linda Greenfield at Essential Career Counseling has worked with thousands of clients of all ages & stages, targeting sessions to each client’s needs. Her clients: students & new graduates * early, mid & senior level employees seeking change * clients re-entering the workforce after a career break * clients transitioning to encore careers. Gift Certificates are available, a perfect gift for a new graduate or anyone struggling or unhappy in their career. Call 818-512-722 to learn more.
Question – What’s your kid doing the week before school starts?
Monday, August 14th-Friday, August 18th from 9am-3pm
The Answer – Post Camp, K-5th grade in Woodland Hills. Enjoy a week filled with games, activities, daily field trips, fun memories, friendships, and more. Early Morning Drop-off & Later Afternoon Pick-up Available. Contact the Camp Director, Samantha at sduenas@koltikvah.org or 818-348-0670 ext. 218.
Be someone that makes you happy
Allison Cohen is a licensed psychotherapist w/over 15 yrs experience helping clients create their best selves & best lives. Allison has been featured on Today, NPR & has been quoted in Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Women’s Day, Huffington Post, Pbs.org, WebMd, eHarmony & more.
Specializing in:
Family Conflict
Communication Skills
Life Transitions
Building Physical & Emotional Intimacy
Kink Aware
Alternative Sexuality
Intuitive Eating
Professional Pediatric Sleep Specialist
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 via email to schedule a FREE 15 minute initial phone call to learn more about her professional pediatric sleep services at restwellbaby@gmail.com.
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