September 8 2017

Or Echad, A New Alternative to the Traditional Jewish Community, invites you to join for High Holy Days
Bring in the New Year with 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
Star Trek premiered on television (1966)
President Ford gives unconditional pardon to Richard Nixon for any crimes related to Watergate. (1974)
International Literacy Day
National Date Nut Bread Day
Friends of Jaclyn Helping Children with Cancer During Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month and Daily
Friends of Jaclyn (FOJ) aims to improve the quality of life for children with pediatric brain tumors and other childhood cancers while spreading awareness about these diseases. FOJ does this by pairing a child with a local sports team, club or community group. The group provides a unique support system for the entire family as they battle “the beast.” September is Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month and Friends of Jaclyn wants to give children across the country love, support and friendship!
Cardio Kids class is the perfect place to engage in fun and engaging physical exercise for kids for kids 7-14 yrs old
Every Wed. from 6-7pm at My Gym
It’s a GREAT class. ALL my boys LOVE it! The program combines cardiovascular conditioning, strength & endurance, and stability exercises so children of all abilities will benefit from the class! Just like a cardio workout for adults, this class aims to keep kids moving so they keep their heart rate up. Inspired by circuit training, fun activities like freestyle dancing, tumbling, trampolines, jumping, and hula hoops are combined into a complete workout that improves endurance & gross motor skills. 1st class is FREE – See you there!
22027-B Vanowen St. in Woodland Hills, 91303
“Oktoberfest on the Pier ” – Special Olympics Southern California
October 8th
Bring out the entire family for day of fun and support for a worthy cause! Join Pier del Sol’s “Oktoberfest on the Pier,” Special Olympics Southern California’s biggest FUNdraiser! It’s an exciting and unique day of fun on the historic Santa Monica Pier and Pacific Park, a culinary festival fused with a backyard private amusement park experience!
Vendors Wanted
Westlake High School Instrumental music program is putting on a fundraiser on Sunday, October 8th in Thousand Oaks and looking for vendors to be a part of it. They will have 10-12 food trucks, live jazz music, a kids carnival, silent auction, and new this year – a vendor fair! This is an annual event and usually draws 1500-2000 people. Contact Heather at or (805) 428-5247 for more info.
Counseling West – 1st Session Free
They are a non-profit counseling center that has served the San Fernando Valley since 1976. They provide individual, couple, and family therapy. Call (818) 990-9898 to make an appointment. Offer for new clients only during the month of Sept.
Alive Fitness – A Boutique Private Training Facility
Unlike most gyms that only remember you by a number, they take great pride in their customers. The facility is exceptionally clean and organized. You will find absolutely everything you need to obtain your fitness goals, minus the hard tactic sales pitch and long term contracts. They are family owned and like to think of their members as such. In addition, their specialty is private training, with over 20 independent private trainers to choose from, they feel very confident that your fitness goals will be reached with the utmost in professionalism.
The Los Angeles Jewish Community Children’s Choir
Now a LA Jewish Federation Partner and LA County of the Arts Grantee–2017-18 Season is about to begin! Sing at the Clippers’ Game and at the annual Sinai Temple, Hanukkah in Song, and many more! Weekly Sunday Rehearsals with Dr. Michelle Green Willner, Music Director and Mr. Dan Berry, Piano Accompanist begin Sunday, September 10th at 5pm! For all the info visit or email
Quiet Punch
Quiet Punch is a portable and low impact punching bag that can be setup in under 1 minute in any apartment, office, hotel, or house. It is a boxing fitness experience perfect for that quick burn. Challenge yourself from the comfort of your home and with easy to follow live and on-demand workouts run by the elite Quiet Punch trainers. Stay sharp using your Quiet Punch as you follow along with some challenging workout routines.
Mental Health Problems Rising Among College Students
Mindfulness Meditation Classes in Sherman Oaks
Friday, September 15th at 11am
John Kneedler is a mindfulness facilitator. Each class is a combination of lecture, guided meditation practice, group feedback and discussion. John in a graduate of UCLA’s Mindfulness Awareness Resource Program.
Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?
MPInterior Designs Organizing and Staging
Miri is ready to help with all your interior design needs. Call 818-251-0302 or email for more info.
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Usher 1F Collaborative SIGHT.SOUND.CYCLE
Sunday, September 24th at 9:45am at Cyclebar in Thousand Oaks
Usher Syndrome is the leading cause of deaf-blindness in the world with currently NO cure. There are dramatic strides in research focused to make a cure a reality, but we need to continue spreading the awareness( and raising money to continue to make this come true. Purchase your tickets at
Mother’s heartbreaking post after schoolgirl’s alleged cyber-bullying suicide
Moms in Motion LA 5k/10k Run/Walk Kickoff Event
Tomorrow, Saturday, September 9th from 7:30-9:30am in Griffith Park(Autry Museum )and 10-11:30am in Encino(Fleet Feet)
Looking to get in shape, meet workout buddies, and take a break from the kids for a few hours? Join MIM LA’s fitness team in Griffith Park or Encino and bring a friend for free for the entire season! In addition to the running teams, they are offering new hiking and walking teams!. Teams train for the Santa Monica Venice Xmas Run on Dec 9th.
Calling All Mommy’s: Restore your femininity with non-invasive rejuvenation
ThermiVa is a highly effective non-invasive procedure with no down time! In honor of Labor Day, they are giving all the Mommy’s a Labor Month Special – $500 off your treatment package! The benefits of ThermiVa includes: Improving looseness (inner and outer), Strengthens muscles, Reduces leakage & Enhances sensitivity. For more information or to schedule your 1st appointment, call 310-295-7925.
Are you fighting your child about eating vegetables?
Do you worry that your child isn’t eating enough produce? Do you feel like your child has a cold every other month? Try these amazing fruit & vegetable supplements! They have been boosting immune systems and elevating health for almost 30 years. Gluten Free, Non GMO, No Chemicals, No Pesticides, Vegan. Clinical research, medical and scientific journals agree on excellent results! Comes in delicious gummies for kids & capsules for adults!
Kids On Stage – Fall Classes – Now Enrolling
Kids On Stage, Santa Monica’s premier, award winning youth theater company is enrolling for our Fall 2017 session. Programs include Musical Theater (Ages 7-14), Imagination Theater (Ages 5-7), Creative Dramatics (Ages 4-7) & Master Class (Ages 11-17, by audition only). Call 310-314-0035 or email
A Faery Hunt Enchanted Adventure
Sunday, Oct. 1st from 10:30-11:30am at Crestwood Hills Park in Brentwood
On this magical interactive adventure. You will meet faeries and funny creatures, maybe even Faery Royalty! Many children come in costume, wings & wands available at the show. Groups and parties are welcome! Call 818-324-6802 or email