November 6 2017

Heschel Open House – A TK-8th grade independent Jewish school
Elementary School Open Houses – November 9th & January 18th from 9:30am-11:30am
Middle School Open House – November 19th from 9:45am-12:30pm
Heschel provides a rigorous academic and rich extracurricular education, developing critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity. The enriching programs including robotics, athletics, musical theatre and STEAM instill character building and individual growth. They offer 4 bus routes throughout the San Fernando Valley including stops in Sherman Oaks, Encino, Tarzana, Woodland Hills and Calabasas. They are excited for your family to learn more and to meet the Heschel family.
For more information, contact Lara Martin at 818-368-5781.
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Canyon Creek Summer Camp 2018
Canyon Creek(watch this: is THE BEST co-ed sleepaway camp for ages 7-16 around. All my boys have been attending each summer(this will be Zach’s 5th summer)! Located near beautiful Castaic Lake, the 81-acre camp is the ideal setting for your kids to spend their summers! Canyon Creek offers go-karts, mini-bikes, wakeboarding, swimming, football, baseball, ropes course, basketball, tennis, archery, soccer, and SO much more! Based on recent years, certain sessions, genders, and CIT’s will fill within the first hours of registration. Save BIG! Mark your calendar, and do not wait to sign-up! Your kids will THANK YOU!
Meditation and Healing Arts Studio with accessible drop-in classes 7 days a week
For moms, dads, kids and families who are in need of a way to feel less stressed and more calm, focused, and mindful in their life, Soul Hum, in Sherman Oaks, is a meditation and healing arts studio that offers people a space to reset, recharge, and improve their total well-being. In this crazy world, it’s imperative to take a moment to pause and recalibrate. Their mission is to help families experience more joy, presence and peace in their lives. All you have to do is just come in, sit down, and just “be”.
Are You Prepared For Year-End? Have You Budgeted Your Tax Liability?
This time of year people gasp in surprise at their tax liability. Their solutions eliminate surprises. Predict your tax liability & make adjustments while you still can. Catch-up your books & hit the ground running into 2018 with systems to increase efficiency, fatten the bottom line & free up time. The cloud accounting software & integrations remove stress, eliminate unnecessary paperwork & streamline processes. Personal finances, too. Email or call 818.943.4981.
Special Event Icon  Come Celebrate Westside Working Moms
Saturday, November 11th at 11am at Le Macaron
“Our Moms Work”, a purposeful staffing company and fun cause, is hosting a series of Beauty Foodie parties in Santa Monica for Westside moms, kids, and dads too in November. Join the party to learn how to order Macarons in French, and enjoy foodie rewards. Fun event for moms, kids, and dads too.
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The 2017 “Food Drive-Thru” Charity Event
This coming weekend, November 11th-12th from 9am-5pm at the Commons in Calabasas
Over 500 volunteer Girl and Boy Scouts (kids ages 6-17) from the Calabasas and surrounding communities run this event. The event is a drive-thru food drive: grab your non-perishable food donations, drive to the Commons parking lot, hand your food donations to a Scout volunteer, and drive away happy! This event supports the West Valley Food Pantry.
Event Icon  Ribet Academy – Open House
Sunday, Nov. 19th from 1-3pm
Ribet Academy – “Home of the Fighting Frogs” is a College Prep school that pairs academic rigor with a well rounded extra-curricular program. Discover why Ribet Academy is right for you! Meet our dedicated and innovative faculty, coaches, college counselor, students, parents, and administration. Tour our beautiful campus, visit the classrooms, science labs, visual and performing arts studios, and sports facilities. Call 323-344-4330 for more info or a private tour.
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A revolutionary lunchbox designed to ensure that you enjoy your meal at its freshest
Made from food-grade stainless steel, Vaya Tyffyn uses vacuum insulation technology to keep your food the way you pack it, warm or cold, for 5 hours. Tyffyn offers food-grade stainless steel, BPA free and FDA approved leak proof double-shot lids for each compartment and leak-proof partitions for more variety in each meal. The optional bag mat is a stylish carrying case that helps maintain temperature and also doubles as a placemat.
Free “Screenagers” Movie Event For 5th-8th Graders and Caregivers
Nov. 20th at DeToledo in West Hills
Award-winning SCREENAGERS probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including the director’s own, and depicts messy struggles, over social media, video games, academics, and internet addiction. Through surprising insights from authors and brain scientists solutions emerge on how we can empower kids to best navigate the digital world. The screening is an opportunity to hear from an expert panel of professionals as well as students. This engaging and informative evening is hosted by Kadima, Heschel Day School, and DeToledo High School.
Kids On Stage – Spring Break Camps
Two exciting weeks to choose from: Week 1: Mar 26th-30th & Week 2: Apr 2nd-6th from 9am-2pm
Ages 4-7: Campers act, sing, dance, create art, play theater games, dress-up, and act out the “Play of the Day.” Every player is encouraged to share ideas and shine!
Ages 8-14: Experience scenes from famous plays by Neil Simon, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and other award-winning productions. Actors experience acting, singing and dancing along with other workshops.
catstudio Geography Collection
Inspired by a love of world culture and art, catstudio’s original geography collection is a timeless ode to geography and craftsmanship. These iconic hand-embroidered pillows embrace a love of travel and discovery with a twist of humor, nostalgia, and hand-craftsmanship. Available in over 200 designs, with new products and designs constantly being added to the collection. In addition to the original geography pillows, catstudio also offers their designs on dish towels, glasses, and many other items as well. With price points starting at under $20 and going up $660, catstudio designs include all fifty states, cities around the world, national parks, landmarks, holiday designs, and the brand new collegiate collection.
Home Support, Service & Personal Tutoring For The Apple Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV And All Your Other Tech Needs
No Problem Mac has 5 star reviews on Yelp and an excellent rating on Angie’s List. A home visit is $80 per hour. On average, that’s half the cost of what most major Mac Support companies charge in Los Angeles – if they’ll even visit you. Jen’s List members get a free Malware Check. Mention Jen’s List when you call John at 310-621-5679.
Care Fair L.A. Caring Counts
November 12th from 11am-3pm at the Tarzana Community & Cultural Center
In a world increasingly disconnected by our reliance on screens, where the news of horrific violence has become all too commonplace and bullying online is leading to depression, seclusion and even death for young people, Care Fair L.A. is an all-day event aimed to foster compassion, kindness and inclusion. Kids and families all over the L.A. area are invited to a day of education, games, music, food and fun. Through interactive, engaging activities, kids will learn how to show empathy for others and for self. Kids will be exposed to all types of kindness in our world and given ideas on how they can help make the world a better place.
Mini Firefighter
From deep-fried turkeys, to the inevitable “must have” gift of the year with exploding batteries, to unattended Menorahs and the dried-out Christmas trees by New Year, there are a lot of fire hazards attached to the upcoming holidays. Mini Firefighter is a portable, eco-friendly fire extinguisher that is as compact and easy to use as a can of hairspray. It is the only compact extinguisher that works on four different fire types (Solid fire, Hydrocarbons, Electrical, and Oil/Grease) and compact enough to store in a kitchen drawer. While not a replacement for traditional fire extinguishers as required by law for certain regulations, Mini Firefighter offers an easy to use and store insurance policy.
Focus Group for Smartwatch Owners, Ages 20-45
The study will take place in Santa Monica and each qualified respondent will receive $125 for 2 hours of their time. Call Robin at 818-888-1126.
Healing & Bodywork
Taly Bar is a Certified Massage Therapist. In her sessions she is able to sense the right healing method to benefit the individual client. Drawing from her techniques such as Craniosecral, BioMagnetism and Energy Healing, Deep Tissue, Reflexology, and Relaxation and Breathing techniques. Through this, tension is released and energy centers unblocked. Call 818-448-0552 for an appointment.
Feel Good Jewelry That Will Inspire And Motivate You Is What KIS Jewelry Specializes In
Their new Initials line within the Visions collection of invisible necklaces is the perfect personal touch that helps them embrace their identity with an eye-catching necklace!  This pretty script initial is suspended from an invisible cord giving the illusion that it’s floating. This is a great look for everyday wear as well as layering with other necklaces. The 16″ cord comes with a 3″ extender chain. Adorned with a single crystal stone accent and available in both gold and silver plating.
A Faery Hunt’s Fall Fairy Fun at the LA Arboretum
Saturday, Nov. 18th from 9:30am-12:30pm
The Faeries invite you to celebrate the coming of Fall; as they paint the forest in bold oranges, reds & gold, they’ll enchant you with stories of magic , dancing, singing & fun! Enjoy Fairy fall-themed interactive walkabouts in the beautiful Celebration Garden. Children are encouraged to come in their favorite costume, wings available at the gift shop. Groups and parties are welcome! Call 626-821-4623.