September 5 2017

Need a Ring Doorbell or Nest thermostat installed? Security cameras?
A Smart Home will absolutely improve your quality of life and enhance the safety of you and your family!
Alexa voice control or smartphone, you can free up your time, eliminate stress, enhance security. Control thermostats, doorbells, lighting, security cameras, babyCam, door lock, garage door, music, sprinkler. Keep tabs on an elderly parent or child remotely or make hosting on AIRBNB a breeze or keep tabs on a vacation home. They come to you, set it all up and teach you everything. Want WIFI to reach every corner of your home? No prob! Full service tech support including: faster computer speeds, printers, phones, software, virus removal and more.
Text (818) 232-3100 for a free consultation.
Today in History
Russian Czar Peter the Great imposes a tax on beards. (1698)
The First Continental Congress assembled in Philadelphia (1774)
Be Late for Something Day
Cheese Pizza Day
Are you overwhelmed with all the “stuff” in your home?
Let Stacy help YOU! I HIGHLY recommend Stacy Thomes for all of your home organizing needs. She has helped me SO much! With the kids back in school and holidays just around the corner, Stacy will help you achieve your ultimate goal of a clutter free, super-functional, organized home in a gentle, non-threatening way. Specializing in closets, kid’s rooms/playrooms, kitchens and home office, Stacy will seriously help to simplify your life. Call (818) 620-2420 and mention Jen’s List for a FREE consultation (a $65 value).
Gidi’s Kindness Project
Gideon Zilberstein died on September 4, 2016, three days before his 5th birthday. Gidi made friends with strangers everywhere he went, he saw beauty in things no matter their purpose, and he met any challenge with a giggle and a hop in his step. This year, in memory of his beautiful soul and in honor of his important life, his parents are asking friends, family, and strangers alike to engage in random acts of kindness in the weeks spanning the anniversary of his death all the way through his birthday, Sept. 7th. You can leave behind a card that honors Gidi when you do your act( Join the Facebook group page Gidi’s Kindness Project and post what you did and how it made you or the person you gifted with kindness feel. 
My new favorite find – Strap-its – Now 15% JUST for Jens List members
Perfect for those off the shoulder tops and sweaters. Also great for layering year round. Straps come in cool prints, vegan leather, nail heads & embroidered flowers. Check them out – It is the “only” bralette you will ever need. Interchangeable straps will update any outfit. Soft, comfortable, seamless and supportive! Comes with removable pads. They’re great to have at holiday boutiques too! Email Julie at for more info! Guaranteed to be a best seller! Watch this: – it explains all about them and why they are so great! Use code JENSLIST for 15% discount on your purchase!
Football Freddie and Fumble
It is #1 kids Football book on Amazon. Freddie and Fumble LOVE Football, And they’re on a mission to see every team in the country on their home turf. But these cities have more to offer than just the game: historical sites, national parks, museums, even local favorites! For their first trip, this dynamic duo heads to Philadelphia to see Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, visit Reading Terminal Market, and snag a Cheesesteak at Pat’s and Geno’s before attending the Eagles game on Sunday with Freddie’s football-loving family. The proceeds are going to A Level Playing Field Foundation to help kids in underserved communities play sports safely and they are donating copies to Houston for kids to read! #FootballFreddie
Infant Toddler Youth – 10 Years of Car Seat Safety
Infant Toddler Youth is celebrating 10 years of business and welcoming their new daughter, Gabrielle, who arrived on 8/14! Celebrate along by enjoying $10 off all car seat appointments in September by mentioning this Jen’s List post!
House Call- $50 -> $40
Office Visit- $35 -> $25 located in Culver City area
Baby furniture and toy assembly service also available. Contact Adam Lari at 818-770-2547.
Infant Toddler Youth on Yelp and Facebook
Executive Function and ADHD Coaching
At Perkins Education Solutions, they assist children, teens, and adults with gaining control over their lives. Using the coaching model, they guide those with executive function challenges to discover how to become organized, manage their time, increase productivity, and feel confident. Coaching occurs in your home, via Skype, or at a location convenient to you. Take advantage of the free consultation by calling (818) 239-6182.
There is NO Better Time to be Prepared
If there was an earthquake today, we would not have supplies. Emergency Cafe offers customized preparedness assessments of individual homes, business offices, safety planning, tips and training, and a deluxe line of emergency preparedness kits for home, car and offices. LA’s premier full service emergency preparedness consulting company, Emergency Café serves the private sector that includes a large celebrity based clientele and major corporations like A&E Network, NFL Network, 20th Century Fox, 360 Management, Super Delicious Productions, and the Milken Foundation. They have also sent supplies to Houston residents for Hurricane Harvey. Contact Emergency Café at 310.613.6206 to schedule your private consultation or visit
Valley Kids Consignment Day After Labor Day Special Registration Pricing/Incentive
Valley Kids Consignment will be back in fall/winter. If you wish to sell your lightly used items and get paid up to 75%, then register by midnight on Thurs, Sept 7th. You will receive the following for signing up early. $12 Reg fee, 62% back of sold items if you don’t volunteer and 2 hours free volunteer hours. This is the best package Valley Kids Consignment will offer. After Thursday, it’s $15.50 reg fee. They had over 2,000 customers at the spring/summer sale. Do you have a business that’s geared towards parents and children? They have several options that can help grow your business. Visit for all the info about registration and sponsorship. Mention Jens List!
GREAT Gardener Lead
Highly Recommended by Jen Levinson –
“Reynaldo Luna has been our gardener for 4 years and does a truly terrific job. Dependable, reliable and knows how to take care of the yard! I have referred him to SO many other Jens List members and EVERYONE loves him! He can trim trees too! Call him at 818-802-0025.”
Shop for kids clothing and baby clothes at Crafting a Smile
Helping kids all around the by providing surgery care to those with cleft lip or palate.
zulily is hosting a contest to find the next #zulilycutie- Ages 5-13 yrs. old
Facebook: Comment on the contest announcement post on zulily’s official Facebook page with a photo of your cutie adn “#zulilycutiecontest” in your caption.
Instagram or Twitter: Share a picture of your cutie with the tag @zulily and “#zulilycutiecontest” in the caption. The #zulilycutie Contest runs now-Sept. 6th at 11:59 PT. The winner will receive:
* A trip to zulily HQ in Seattle, WA for a photo shoot to be used in a zulily campaign!
* Features across zulily’s social channels.
* A feature blog post on The Find and more!
Steve Winwood – Mavis Staples
Wednesday, September 13th at 8pm at the Hollywood Bowl
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and rhythm & blues multi-instrumentalist Winwood digs deep into his treasure trove of ’60s British rock classics, as well as his hits “When You See a Chance” and “Back in the High Life” and other vintage gems. 2016 Kennedy Center Honoree Mavis Staples (“I’ll Take You There,” “Respect Yourself,” and more) promises a joyful, spiritual opening set of unmatched gospel and rhythm & blues masterpieces.
Give the Gift of Music to Your Children or Grandchildren
The United Methodist Church of Westlake Village is offering the gift of music to youth in the community age 3 – high school through vocal and handbell choirs. There is no cost, and participation is an enriching experience to build self-esteem and confidence while learning about and feeling the joy of music. Vocal choirs (all ages) and handbell choirs (grades 2-12) meet on Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 12th. Visit to see the full choir schedule.
Sundays in the Park
September 17th from 12-4pm
There’s so much to do together on the 2,700 acre playground! Ride a horse, climb the tower, create arts and crafts, play archery, gaga and basketball. Explore nature and the STEAM Lab (Science /Teva/ Earth/ Animals/Mensches), hay rides, outdoor cooking, Israeli dance and more! Glatt Kosher, Lubavitch Shechita, lunch and snacks available for purchase. Under the strict supervision of Rabbi Ami Markel, KCA Kosher. Free parking. Whole family fun!
Khan Academy LearnStorm kicks off in LA schools
September 12th-October 20th
Khan Academy LearnStorm is a free, six-week challenge that helps students build the skills and growth mindsets to start the school year strong. Local teachers assign personalized activities to students, track progress and celebrate students with prizes and certificates for their persistence and teamwork. LearnStorm is open to all students and classrooms in grades 3-12 across the US.
Weaving Workshops for Children and Adults
The Arterie, an art studio for kids and adults, is offering three different weaving workshops.
Ongoing: Wednesday Weavers, ages 5-10. Meets weekly on Wednesdays from 2:30-3:30pm.
Sunday, Oct. 15th from 1-5pm: Weaving on a Frame Loom with Kellee Vopelak of Kellee Creative
Mondays, Oct.16th-Nov. 20th from 6:30-9:30pm: Continuing Weaving on a Frame Loom (must register for Weaving on a Frame Loom)
For more info and to register, call 805.379.1426 or email
TLC’s season premiere of Meet the Putmans
Monday, September 11th at 10/9c
At the Putman house, no one leaves home, not even when they get married and have their own kids. Three generations, 10 adults, 15 kids; 25 people. ALL living under one roof, sharing everything; from one bank account to only two bathrooms! #Putmans
32nd Annual Ultimate Dining Experience
Saturday, September 16th at the Hyatt Regency Westlake at 5pm
Experience the best in food and wine as we showcase a handful of amazing local restaurants and wineries. You’ll enjoy a selection of chef specialties and wine from old favorites and new restaurants, wineries and breweries in the Hyatt Regency Westlake garden, live and silent auctions, the Ultimate Dining dinner, and more. Proceeds from Senior Concerns’ Ultimate Dining Experience help support Senior Concerns’ programs, including the Adult Day Program, Meals On Wheels, Caregiver Support Center and Senior Advocacy Services.
Martial Artists and Acrobats of China
Thursday, September 28th at 7:30pm at the Smothers Theatre in Malibu
With more than 100 of the best acrobatic and martial artists in the world, The Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin, People’s Republic of China take the stage with thrilling circus acts, illusions, aerial stunts, juggling acts, contortion tricks, and feats of balance in one dazzling performance.