August 7 2017

Are you looking to overcome social anxiety, unresolved pain and experience emotional healing?
Join one of the engaging, interactive and depthful therapy groups at West Coast Counseling and Group Therapy Center (WCCC). They provide a consultation at no charge to make sure the group is right for you. Find what you are looking for in the Mindfulness Meditation Group, Circle of Women’s Group and Young Adult Group. For more information, call 818.986.0600 ext. 1/2.
Today in History
International Forgiveness Day
The “Order of the Purple Heart” is created by President George Washington.(1782)
Through an Act of Congress, the Federal Government takes over the creation and maintenance of the nations’ lighthouses.(1789)
Vendors Wanted for Women of Aliyah’s “Handmade for Hanukkah”
Sunday, November 19th at Temple Aliyah
Seeking local artisans and makers of handcrafted jewelry, clothing, accessories, beauty products, candles, gourmet food, candles, art, and gifts of all kinds for an open-air holiday boutique free to the public, to be held in the parking lot visible from Valley Circle Blvd. or moved inside if rain is expected. Booth fees range from $75-$150 and are tax-deductible. Also seeking entertainment & food trucks. Contact Donna Barwald at 818-635-1824 or for more info.
Get the Kids to Social Coaching Club
Having good manners, managing anger and stress, making and keeping friends, are the social skill classes that SCCI offers. Mention Jen’s List and pay no registration fee.
1st-5th grades – Saturdays from 10-11am
Middle School Readiness Workshops:
Girls Workshop: Tuesday, August 8th from 5-8pm
Boys Workshop: Wednesday, August 9th from 5-8pm.
Register at 818.379.3340 or
GREAT Cleaning Crew
Jesus and his team are awesome! Reliable, hard working and trustworthy. I HIGHLY recommend them! Call 818-974-1955 for more info. Free estimates.
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
Professional Arts and Craft Workshops
Professional artist and designer Linde Clark, offers you a fun and unique experience creating high quality arts and craft projects that are useful, educational, and inspirational, in a positive environment. No drama, family friendly. Plus, every first Friday of the month “Vino and Fromage” Paint Nights. 5-9 pm. Esp. fun for “Girls Night Out”, Couples, birthday parties and gifts for the holidays. Gift certificates available as well.
No Problem Mac – They Come To You
Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV Support, Service, Personal Tutoring and all other tech needs. Take a look at the 5 star reviews on Yelp or the excellent rating on Angie’s List. A home visit is $80 per hour. Jen’s List members get a free Mac System Cleaning & Tune-up! Call John at 310-621-5679.
Belle And Sebastian – Spoon – Kristin Kontrol
Sunday, August 6th at 7pm at the Hollywood Bowl
Beloved Scottish band Belle and Sebastian deliver delicate melodies over ’60s-inspired folk-pop. Austin’s Spoon return in support of Hot Thoughts, their bravest, most sonically inventive album to date. Kristin Kontrol, the new solo project from the Dum Dum Girls’ leader, opens.
Looking to grow a business and get more sales?
Bottlenose Social, a Digital Marketing Agency focused on helping local businesses grow is looking for a few new clients to represent. Bottlenose Social is happy to offer a FREE Digital Marketing Snapshot Report and Personal Phone Consultation to any Jen’s List readers interested in learning how their social presence on the internet can be improved. Plus there will be a huge discount to all new clients before August 15th. Take control and bring in new sales opportunities today!
Huntington Learning Center: Individualized Tutor and Test Prep
Get the jump on school! Receive $100 off of the Academic Assessment through August! Located in Woodland Hills, the Huntington Learning Center provides individualized academic tutoring & test prep for students K-12. Whether your child needs extra help in school or you just want to get ahead, let the credentialed teachers pass on their love of learning with a program crafted specifically for your child. Go in for a consultation to see for yourself what has made Huntington Learning Center the #1 after school Learning Center for 40 years! Call 818-716-0050.
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Happy Kidz Daycare Preschool – Providing Tools That Inspire Learning and Creativity
*Accepting Children – Ages 12 months-5 yrs. *Licensed Family Daycare with a Preschool Curriculum *Mon.-Fri. from 7:30am-5:30pm – 2, 3 & 5 day programs *Clean & Safe Environment to Play and Learn
*Home away from home *Lots of Love and Attention *Healthy Home cooked Meals and Snacks Provided *Age Appropriate activities *Preschool Curriculum *Circle Time *Arts & Crafts *Learning ABC’s and Numbers *Reading, Writing, Math. Call 818-694-4182 or email
Art Workshop for Adults, Children and Teens
End-of-Summer Art Camp ~ Get creative in August! Fun clay & ceramics, painting, drawing, sculpture and mixed media Fine Art Classes. This is the special art workshop for Children, Teens & Adults that you’ve been looking for. All you need is a smile and some imagination! Classes are offered all year long in a cozy and supportive atmosphere. Fall schedule coming soon! One-to-One art workshops are offered for all ages. Email or call 818-783-6566.
Williams-Sonoma has teamed up with No Kid Hungry to help fight childhood hunger in America by designing spatulas
Along with influential friends, Kristen Bell, Faith Hill, Bobby Flay, Neil Patrick Harris, Questlove, Jeff Bridges, Alton Brown, American Girl, Giada, and Shake Shack, No Kid Hungry is aiming to raise $2 million – that’s 20 million meals for kids across the country who are not getting the food they need! Williams-Sonoma will donate 30% of the retail price from each spatula purchased to No Kid Hungry PLUS an additional $5,000 on behalf of the designer whose spatula sells out first!
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Boy Groups: Shrinking Anxieties Workshop ages 7-14
August 6th from 4:15-5:30pm in LA
In this workshop, we’ll explore the idea that worry and confidence or comfort can exist at the same time. We’ll experiment with physical exercises, writing and drawing as a means of reducing managing worry. Students will draw their biggest worries, pop them into our magic oven and watch them shrink. The resulting charm can be strung on a necklace or kept as a talisman.
Life is short. Be a better you!
Allison Cohen is a licensed therapist w/over 15 years experience offering a safe haven where clients learn real tools to solve their issues. Allison has been featured on Today, NPR & has been quoted in Redbook, Woman’s Day, Cosmopolitan, Huffington Post, Web MD & more. Specializing in: Couples/Relationships, Self-Esteem/Growth, Family Conflict, Anxiety/Stress, Communication Skills, Life Transitions, Depression, Building Physical & Emotional Intimacy, Kink Aware, Alternative Sexuality & Intuitive Eating.
Do you want to be on House Hunters
Looking for individuals or couples interested in selling or buying a home. Have fun & let everyone see what you do on TV! A portion of the proceeds go to low income families for their pet’s medical care. Call Mina at 310-345-8500 or email
Web Design for an Affordable Price
Tamir loves designing and puts time and effort into each and every website he creates. He will work with you every step of the way until your astonishing website is complete! Tamir has created websites for friends, family, and small businesses. He is determined to put all his experience into his works, to make every website bold and outstanding! Using new technology, he is sure to match your website to your cause! He will meet all your dreams down to every detail! Email
A Faery Hunt’s Musical A Mermaid’s Tail at the Arboretum
Saturday, Aug. 19th from 10:30-11:30am
Nickelodeon named A Faery Hunt – “Best Children’s Theater in Los Angeles”. Come see why as we perform amongst the gardens and exotic peacocks at the LA Arboretum! Auntie Angelica will lead the audience on a fun adventure through the gorgeous gardens to help Mermaid LiBan get back to the ocean to find her tail! Groups and parties are welcome. Call 626-821-4623 for tickets and reservations.