August 11 2017

Busy Parents: Skip the Repair Shop!
YourMechanic sends expert, background-screened mechanics to your home or office to save time.
Back-to-school is a busy time! It’s back to music lessons, team practices, playdates, last-minute trips to buy cupcake mix, birthday parties, doctor’s appointments, and so much more.
Make sure your vehicle can handle your to-do list with YourMechanic and Castrol’s back-to-school service package including an oil change, tire rotation and 50-point inspection to check the health of your vehicle. The special, which runs until 9/30 can be booked online at And if you need a specific repair, check out our full service offering at
Today in History
Presidential Joke Day
Son and Daughter Day
The Beatles begin their last US concert tour. (1966)
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 or call 818.661.3611.
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.
Daymé Arocena
Thursday, August 17th at 8pm
Sunset Concerts – Skirball Cultural Center A star on the Cuban music scene, called “an artist for all ages” by NPR, Daymé Arocena combines Santerian chant, rhythmic complexity, fluid jazz styling, and a nuanced Afro-Cuban soulfulness. With exceptional warmth and a powerful stage presence, Arocena has been described by the Los Angeles Times as one of the “most inviting ambassadors” for Cuba’s contemporary music. At the Skirball, Arocena will perform songs from her latest album, Cubafonía. Pitchfork praised it as “a vibrant, bold record that is, at its heart, a love letter to her home country.” This concert is co-presented with the Ford Theatres.
Where culinary art meets the imagination…
What separates 1st To Roll Catering from other catering companies, is not only their delicious and healthy cuisine, but that they are a boutique production catering company that is family owned and operated. That means you get treated like family, not like a customer! They take great pride in their company, from preparation to presentation. On top of that, the chefs are extremely accommodating and very respectful to the entire crew. The cuisine is always farmer’s market driven; only using the highest quality, fresh, and local ingredients. You will NOT be disappointed!
Bringing a human voice back into this crazy world of technology
The Light Phone is a discreet credit card sized mobile phone designed to be used as little as possible. It is the only phone designed to be used as your second phone as a seamless extension of your smartphone. It is an unlocked 2G GSM phone that works independent of your current plan, but using our unique software platform it can keep your same phone number. The Light Phone is easily set up and controlled via an app on your computer. Other features are limited to nine speed dials and a time display. An active SIM is required because the phone is not tethered, it will work regardless of where your smartphone is. The cost of using our service is approximately $5/month in the United States.
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
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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.
Pull out that paddle & help our schools be healthier & greener
On Aug. 31st, the U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles hosts its annual Ping Pong Tournament at The Standard in downtown L.A., which raises funds to give mini-grants to schools for the Green Apple Day of Service (starting 9/30). Calling both Pros and Amateurs (but competition is real!)! Help fund the annual, nationwide Green Apple Day which gives individuals, companies & organizations the opportunity to transform all our schools into healthy, safe, cost-efficient and productive learning places through projects that range from outdoor (edible) gardens to murals to classroom lessons on greening a space to a science project that benefits the school community.
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 to schedule a FREE 15 minute initial phone call to learn more about her professional sleep support services:
Kids On Stage Glee Musical Theater Summer Camp
August 14th-18th from 9am-3pm
A specialized camp where actors learn popular songs under professional direction. Glee incorporates a chorus-type concept which includes singing, choreography, and creating scenes which reflect the theme of the song. Actors work on current popular material as well as songs from classic musicals working together close on material geared for all singing levels. Brainstorming and collaboration are encouraged. All song ideas are welcome.
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! Call 888-950-7946. Use Coupon Code JENSLIST10 to save 10%!
Have a great product or idea but need help getting to the next level?
Kelli of KIC Consulting is an inventor who has been through the trenches of getting her products manufactured and distributed. Her passion, however, is helping other people realize their dreams of getting their product out there in the world. Whether it’s just a seed of an idea or a realized product, she can help take you to the next level. Reference Jen’s list and get a free 30 min mini-consult. Call 818-406-2066 or email
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Special Icon  1st Lesson Free… Play Guitar..Easy & Fun
Rick is a longtime Jen’s List favorite and known locally as one of “L.A.’s best” one-on-one guitar teachers. Every session is guaranteed to be fun and effective. He’s a pro musician and knows all the easy tricks to quick results. Ages 13 and up. Give Rick a call and reserve a time that works best for you. Call 818-631-1706.
Children’s Theatre & Improvisation Classes-ACT Established 1980
All children ages 6 – 15 are invited to join the Agoura Children’s Theatre, Est. 1980. Theatre and Improvisation Classes are offered after school and weekends. Children receive individual attention, learn about theatre, acting and teamwork. They paint sets and design their costumes. They also play improvisational games from the Groundlings. All activities are designed to build self-confidence and self esteem. Small class sizes-Limited Space Available. CALL 818-225-1459 for reserve a spot in ACT.
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 thirteen years. Call or text for an appointment-818-357-0208.
Kona Hawaii Timeshare for New Years 2018
We have a lovely huge 1 bedroom timeshare at the top rated Gold Crown Kona Coast Resort on the Big Island of Hawaii. Really big 1 bedroom with full kitchen, large living area and dining area and huge bathroom. It is situated on the Kona Golf Course and overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Walking distance to great shops and restaurants at Keahou Center. Available Dec. 29, 2017 – Jan. 5, 2018. Renting entire week for $1400. It goes for over $2,500 on and other sites. Email
Joy Theatre Kids Improv Comedy Classes ages 4-18
Sunday, August 13th starting at 10am for ages 12-18 and 12pm for ages 4-11
2 kids for the price of 1! 10 weeks comedy improv classes and shows. Choose ages 4-11 or 12-18. Siblings or friends, learning and laughing, making memories for a lifetime at Must mention Jen’s List & be new students.