October 9 2017

Malibu Canyon Aquatics Hosts November Open House Event
Malibu Canyon Aquatics, the new home for swimming in Calabasas and the surrounding area, is holding their 2nd Open House on November 4th from 10:30-11:30am!
Have your child evaluated, meet their professional coaching staff and watch a class in progress.
RSVP at (818)835-2506. Experience the Malibu Canyon difference, where passion meets process.
Today in History
Columbus Day
Curious Events Day
Fire Prevention Day
Leif Erikson Day
Moldy Cheese Day
The general public was first admitted into the Washington Monument.
Aloha Beach and Surf Summer Camp(and Lake days on Wed!) – Save 50%
We LOVE this camp! The boys look forward to it EVERY summer. Aloha Beach Camp is an aquatic sports day camp for kids and teens ages 4-15. Mon, Tues., Thurs. & Fri. at the beach and Wed.’s at Castaic Lake, where kids can participate in boating, tubing, jet skiing and wake boarding. Sign up for days as needed! I HIGHLY recommend. Your kids will have the BEST time and you can get a 50% discount for next year’s program if you register by October 31st!
Back to school special: Save 10% off installation of Ring Doorbell, Nest thermostat, Security cameras, Alexa’s
A Smart Home improves your quality of life and gives you peace of mind for you and your family! Free up your time, eliminate stress, enhance security. Control thermostats, doorbells, lighting, security cameras, babyCam, door lock, garage door, music, sprinklers. Keep tabs on an elderly parent or child remotely or make hosting on AIRBNB a breeze. keep tabs on a vacation home. We 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. Text (818) 232-3100 for a free consultation!
12th Annual Denim, Diamonds & Stars
Sunday, Oct. 22nd at 4:30pm at the Four Seasons Westlake Village
The funds raised will make it possible to grow direct support services, awareness and advocacy efforts. More than 500 guests will be in attendance, including some of Hollywood’s most recognizable celebrities, families impacted by autism, and the general community. This will truly be an evening of ACTion featuring red carpet arrivals with national press, VIP cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, live entertainment, a 3-course seated dinner by award-winning chefs, and an inspiring program celebrating accomplishments and a focus on the future, outlining a bold new destiny.
Prenatal Package Deal at A Mother’s Haven – 10% off All Prenatal Classes
Expecting? These prenatal classes support families through the birthing process and teach parents how to care for their baby in a small group format to provide focused attention. Classes offered include: Breastfeeding 101, Caring for Your Newborn, Infant CPR and Family Safety and Prepared Childbirth Intensive. Register for any three Prenatal Classes listed above and receive 10% off all classes + 5 Free Prenatal Yoga classes! Call (818) 380-3111 to register.
Wesley School Fall Flash Sale
Saturday, October 14th from 11am-4pm in North Hollywood
This live Gilt-style shopping event will feature 40+ contemporary brands selling their merchandise at discounted price. This event is open to the public, and will feature: Drybar, 27 miles Malibu, Alisa Michelle, Amanda Marshall Hair, Bela Fit, Blushington, California Cowboy, Compas, Shopgemtye, Grey and Ray, Hostess Gifts to Go, Ice Cream Castles, Isabella + Max, Kelly Van Halen, LARelaxed, Love Around The Neck, Luckyscent, Mcfaddy Candy Co., MiniDreamers, Molly G, Nomah Project, and more!
The Ishan Foundation
It seeks to transform our culture of giving by inspiring and mobilizing the community through private donations and creative interactive fundraisers to support Autism and other neurological disorders.
Awesome Child Safety Books from SafelyEverAfter.com
With school back in session, it’s a great time to review some personal safety skills with your kids. “No Trespassing – This Is MY Body!” and “Super Duper Safety School” get the dialog started in an easy & empowering manner.
Breast Cancer Survivors Special
You have been through a lot and isn’t it time to treat yourself to a facial or massage? Maybe do a lash lift on your pretty lashes or shape your brows a little bit or have a new look with makeup. Call Brenda at 818-207-6320 and take 50%off to any of her services she provides at her place. Let her make you feel and look FABULOUS!!
Just Us Too, presents Stone Cottage Boutique
Friday, Oct. 13th from 10am-7pm and Sat., Oct. 14th from 10am-5pm at the Crescenta Valley United Methodist Church
Featuring Handmade Crafts and Holiday Decor, Clothing, Jewelry, Baby, Florals, Yard Art, gifts and lots more. Over 30 Vendors, Open to the Public, Free Admission.
2700 Montrose Ave. in La Crescenta
How to protect your children against bullying: Experts share strategies
GREAT Gardener Lead
Highly Recommended by Jen Levinson – jen@jenslist.com
“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.”
Disney’s musical “Pinocchio Jr.” A Treat for All Ages
Oct. 14th-22nd at the Conejo Players Theatre in Thousand Oaks
Join a lively cast of characters as Geppetto journeys beyond the toyshop in this Conejo Players Children’s Theatre production that’s perfect for the whole family. Features the beloved songs “When You Wish Upon a Star” and “I’ve Got No Strings,” as well as a host of new songs by legendary composer Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell). ~ Rated G. Tickets – $10.
The New Midlife Crisis for Women
Teen/Adult Photo Workshop(Adults attend for free)
Beginning: Sat., October 14th from 10am-3pm
Intermediate: November 4th from 10am-3pm
Workshops filled with guided activities to learn photography. Photos made at class are reviewed. Great bonding/learning experience for all! $50 LAVC. Info at www.nancykayephotography.com.
Beginning – Camera & creativity. Learn about all buttons & dials for creative camera technique.
Intermediate – Improving photos & composition. Learn about light & point of view for dynamic images.
Girl Group’s 6 week series: Communication Strategies
Fridays – November 3rd-December 15th from 4:15-5:15pm
There are so many ways to communicate our feelings, ideas and emotions. During this series, girls will be investigating tools for self-expression, self-advocacy and empathy and turning curious minds to the myriad ways these tools of expression can be applied to relationships with friends, family members, teachers and the world. Using expressive arts, conversation, play & mentorship.
Kol Tikvah Early Childhood Center and Preschool
Kol Tikvah Early Childhood Center is a loving and Progressive community, with forward thinking professionals, who create meaningful learning opportunities. A Play Based, Reggio Emilia inspired program, offering Tot classes (18-24 months), Preschool (2-5 years old) and Toddler Play Groups. Early morning care at 7:30am and extended care until 5pm. For more information, contact Ana at 818-992-1960 or anay@koltikvah.org.
Freshest produce delivered right to your door
if you want to save a trip to the farmers market and enjoy the best tasting fruits and vegetables for your family, check out amazing produce boxes that start at just $16 and are always all Organic. You get:
~the best tasting produce.
~easy yummy recipes your kids will love.
~new fruits and veggies you can’t find at the store.
~a fundraising opportunity for your school too!
Volunteer Opportunity: Advocate for a child
Thursday, Oct. 19th from 12-1:15pm
A Court Appointed Special Advocate (or CASA) volunteer makes a difference for children in the dependency system. CASA volunteers are paired to work one-on-one with a child and ensure they have the services and support needed in the areas important to all children: stable placement, education, and healthcare. The first step toward becoming a CASA volunteer is attending a one-hour information session, visit us online to register today!
Yoga Nidra: The Art of Letting Go
Saturday, October 21st from 2-4pm
Join The Den’s Hilary Jackendoff at Goorus Yoga for a deeply relaxing & rejuvenating Yoga Nidra (aka yogic sleep or meditation nap) workshop which include gentle yoga postures, calming breathwork & an introduction to this healing meditation. Highly recommended for jet-lagged or burned-out professionals, exhausted moms and dads, stressed-out teens and all those who want to start a meditation practice, but don’t know where to begin. $45.