July 14 2017

Or Echad, A New Alternative to the Traditional Jewish Community, invites you to join for High Holy Days!
Bring in the New Year w/Rabbi Ira & Cantor Beth, and Adam Chester-pianist/vocalist-for inspirational & musical services at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center (separate kids’ activity room). This warm, inclusive community brings people together for Shabbat services, holiday events, Torah Talk, Women’s Group, and HomeShul-Small groups, K-7 & Private B’nai Mitzvah Tutoring, Officiating for Life Cycle Events-Wedding, Conversion, Baby Naming, Adult B’nai Mitzvah, Funeral & Shiva.
Today in History
Bastille Day
Pandemonium Day
National Nude Day
Alfred Nobel demonstrates dynamite. (1867)
Liquid rocket fuel is patented. (1914)
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
Nanny, Housekeeper, Babysitter leads
Special Event Icon  Making the Transition: College Success for Smart but Disorganized Students
Wednesday, August 2nd from 6-8pm
Getting into college is one thing; staying in is another. Does your smart but disorganized student have a plan for staying organized, producing work, avoiding distractions, and making social connections? Join Dr. Clarence Perkins, an executive function/ADHD coach and former high school principal, for this free and informative workshop. He will help you develop a plan and learn strategies to support your student’s transition to greater independence and life in college. Reserve your seat today.
SheLift SoulCycle Charity Ride at the Culver City studio
This Sat., July 15th at 12:30pm
Hosted by Sarah Herron, who appeared on The Bachelor and Bachelor in Paradise, was the 1st contestant with a physical disability. Sarah was born with Amniotic Band Syndrome, but it hasn’t stopped her from climbing mountains. Kombucha and refreshing snacks will be served to guests after the 45-minute indoor cycling class. Laura Crago will be instructing the class. SheLift, a 501(c)3 organization, encourages girls to improve self-acceptance and confidence through outdoor adventures and body-positive mentorship. SheLift aims to normalize differences while challenging girls’ physical/emotional abilities. 
Art Making for Birthday Parties, Girls Nights, Group Play Dates, Bar Mitzvah’s and more
L.A. Art Lessons & Events is a mobile service that offers art lessons and parties for all ages. For parties, they create a project for guests based on a particular theme adding a fun, interactive element to the event! Services include live painting, t-shirt printing, canvas painting, puppet making, etc. Visit www.laartlessons.org for more info!
Musical Theater Camp with Ms. Bron Li-Paz for ages 5+
July 23rd-28th
Sunday from 12-5pm, Mon., Tues., Wed. & Fri. from 10am-4pm & Thurs. from 10am-8pm(show at 6:30pm) at VOS
Looking for a fun & engaging camp? Join this safe & creative environment singing, dancing, making costumes, props, & sets, telling the tale of Cinderella in a not to be forgotten showcase production. Impress your family & friends sharing what you create in 1 week. The show will be amplified & lit to give the performers a real stage exp. Taught by Ms. Li-Paz from London’s West End. She is passing on her passion to kids by teaching theater arts & directing shows. Fee: $200, plus $25 materials fee.
26668 Agoura Rd. Calabasas (off the 101 between Lost Hills/Las Virgenes Rd.)
Have you been looking for a story with which to begin and/or continue meaningful and accurate conversations about gender identity?
“Meet Polkadot” is the first in a series of books that introduces readers to our main character Polkadot, a non-binary, transgender child. This book is an accessible introduction and primer to the diversity of gender identity, the importance of allyship, and the realness of kids like Polkadot.
Free Skin Care Products Study
Skin care line is looking for women ages 40-65 for a free 60 day skincare study – products worth $350. Looking for women who want smoother and younger looking skin. Looking for women who have Fine lines and Wrinkles, Dry skin, Sagging Skin and Loss of Firmness, Large pores and Dark/Age spots. If interested, email april@aprilrocha.com and write SKIN CARE STUDY in the subject line.
Speech Therapy
Derra Huxley, M.A., a CA state licensed speech pathologist in the S.F. Valley, is highly experienced in working with children with articulation difficulties. She is a mother of 2, loves children, and makes therapy fun. Derra teaches parents how to help work with their child at home to maximize what they learn from therapy sessions with her. Derra also has an Accent Reduction business for fluent English speaking foreign born individuals who wish to improve their pronunciation. 818/385-1716
Santa Monica’s Frozen Fruit Co giving away free cups of all fruit soft serve
Sunday, July 16th from 12-5pm
Frozen Fruit Co is celebrating its 1 year anniversary as well as National Ice Cream Day by giving away heaps of free cups of its all fruit soft serve. Their soft serve is made completely from fruit and natural fruit sugars. Not to be confused with sorbet, they use no bases or refined sugar – the aim is to let the fruit do the talking. The result is an intense tasting experience which is also healthier for you. All the flavors are vegan, dairy free, paleo, plant based and free of refined sugar.
Basic Affordable Estate Plan
If you have a child, house, life insurance, rental property or business, do you have an Estate Plan? At Kris Paden, Esq, a typical Estate Plan includes a Revocable Trust, Will, Nomination of Guardian, Advance Health Care Directive & Durable Power of Attorney at the least. A customized Estate Plan is best, but some people don’t want to incur the cost. As such Kris has developed a basic statutory plan. She’s offering it here first. Email kris@krispaden.com to schedule a complimentary call.
Rock Theatre Celebrates 37 Years with a Free Dance Workshop for ages 8 -17
Sat., July 22nd from 11am-12pm
To attend, email rocktheatrenews@yahoo.com the names of parent & child, child’s age, email, phone.
Valley Jewish Community Center’s Mah Jongg Tournament
Sunday, August 13th – 8:30am check-in at the Porter Valley Country Club
$60 fee includes breakfast, buffet lunch and snacks! Fun play and awards! Contact Judi at 818-764-6240 or judi@mahjonggfunla.com to register or for more information.
19216 Singing Hills Drive in Northridge
Summer Reading and Math Tutor
Reading and math intervention teacher now offering summer tutoring for elementary students in reading fluency and math computation. Tutoring includes initial assessment and progress monitoring. Brush up on summer reading skills and math in your home or at local library. Contact RitaShuster@hotmail.com for more info.
$7 headshot retouching
24-48 hour turn around. Price break after 9 headshots. Contact Suzanne at suzbgut1@aol.com. Examples on the website!
Free Guided Meditations for Expecting and New Parents
Nest Ink — an effort making the benefits of mindfulness practice more accessible to expecting and new families — recently published a series of free guided meditations for expecting and new families. The meditations were created by LA-based meditation teachers Heidi Shaw and Fern Langham. Download the meditations at https://nest-ink.net.
American Tune Featuring Sean Watkins & Friends A Singer-Songwriter Celebration of Paul Simon
Thursday, July 27th at 8pm at the Skirball Cultural Center
With LA’s finest modern troubadours-Cary Brothers, Gaby Moreno, Joey Ryan, and the Bee Eaters, plus other special guests-Watkins celebrates the legacy of Paul Simon and the past, present, and future of America’s vital and vibrant singer-songwriter community. Special guests to be announced. Arrive early to listen to a DJ set by dublab’s Liz Warner! This concert is copresented with The Bluegrass Situation, an organization at the hub of a new generation of roots and Americana musicians reinventing the genre while deeply connected to its history.
Swim Lessons at Home in Your Own Pool – AquaMobile Comes To You
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! Use Coupon Code JENSLIST10 to save 10%!
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