November 21 2017

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.
Today in History
False Confession Day
World Hello Day
The ULTIMATE Bar/Bat Mitzvah Learning Experience
We used Stephanie, founder of Mitzvah Shirah, to prepare our son for his Bar Mitzvah, I HIGHLY recommend! Unaffiliated with a synagogue? Stephanie will guide your family through a meaningful/spiritual Bar/Bat Mitzvah experience. Stephanie shares her passion for Torah & Jewish music through personalized preparation; all-inclusive instruction and a service customized to your child’s personality & creativity. Stephanie has guided countless students to their Bar/Bat Mitzvah day with confidence and a true sense of connection to their Jewish heritage. Want your child to chant their Torah portion in Israel? She’s partnered with a wonderful rabbi in Jerusalem. She’s can also enhance your child’s synagogue learning experience!
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!
GREAT Cleaning Crew
Jesus and his team are awesome! Reliable, hard working and trustworthy. I HIGHLY recommend them! Call 818-974-1955 for more info. Free estimates.
Harvest Festival® Original Art & Craft Show Comes To The Fairplex In Pomona
Dec 1st-3rd at the Fairplex
Cross everything off your holiday shopping list and have a great time at the Pomona Harvest Festival® Original Art & Craft Show. Dazzling in full holiday splendor, the event puts Santa’s workshop to shame as 340 artisans unite to offer more than 24,000 unique handmade original works, strolling performers, contests, specialty foods, a Kidzone, and more. Visit with the artists and get your gift items personalized. There’s plenty for the entire family to do. Kids 12 and under are free!
Got Goop? World Of Wonder Does
If you seek a high quality, educated facilitator for your little ones, check out the World of Wonder’s Mobile Play Group online at They also offer a variety of Play Programs and Travel Care. Call (833)GOOOOPY.
Lythgoe Family Panto’s Beauty And The Beast – A Christmas Rose
Dec. 13th-24th at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium
Book by Kris Lythgoe. Choreographed by Mandy Moore (La La Land). Music Direction & Arrangements by Michael Orland (American Idol). Directed by Sheldon Epps. Starring: Kelli Berglund (Disney XD’s Lab Rats) as Belle, Jared Gertner (Broadway’s The Book Of Mormon) as Pierre, Jonah Platt (Broadway’s Wicked) as The Beast, James Snyder (Broadway’s If/Then) as Gus, John Tartaglia (Broadway’s Shrek The Musical) as Louis Vuitton, Gedde Watanabe (Broadway’s Pacific Overtures & John Hughes’ Sixteen Candles) as Marcel & Harrison White (Broadway’s The Lion King) as Dame Chanel.
Magical Winter Holiday Camps at Blue Starz Dance & Theatre for 3-8yrs
Blue Starz are kicking off the Holiday Season with a 3-day Thanksgiving Camp and 2 weeks of Winter Camps in December and January. Your little ones are invited to join us for a magical camp full of singing, dancing, games, arts & crafts – ending in a little performance on their last day of camp! Visit to sign up for any of our upcoming camps!
A Night of Sacred Music & Healing Meditation With Mitra Rahbar
Tuesday, November 28th at 7pm at The Onion in North Hills
Join Mitra Rahbar, an author, Intuit, singer, and healer, for an evening of music and meditation. She has been a teacher and guide to many and her work is focused on healing and spiritual enlightenment. The event is free. For more information, call 818-458-8102.
Faery Hunt’s Fun Adventure
Saturday, Dec. 9th from 10:30-11:30am at lovely Los Encinos State Historic Park
A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences which inspire creativity & fun. Go on a gentle quest to find the faeries on a lovely musical adventure! Many children come in costume. Wings, wands & CD’s of the Faery hits from the shows available at the show. Groups and parties are welcome! Call 818-324-6802 or email
USC Sugar Study Recruiting Parents And Their Children Age 8-10
The purpose of the study is to examine the relationship between early life sugar consumption and cognitive processes. Participation takes place at USC’s Health Science Campus and lasts 2-2.5 hours on a single day. Financial compensation is available to participants. Individuals may be eligible if they are age 8-10 years old. For more information, contact Max Orozco at or (323) 736-2635.
With Disasters Happening More And More…
Being prepared should be easy and it can be with the 72-Hour Survival Kit. This Survival Kit comes with a 5-Year Bag Guarantee and 5-Year Shelf Life on all food and water. The 72-Hour Basic Survival Kit will provide single people, couples and families with the essentials they would need to survive a disaster. An earthquake or wildfire can happen at any time so be ready and prepared. This holiday season give the gift of survival to family and friends.
Looking For Santa Monica Office Space?
Established Westside tutoring agency is moving to very cool, modern offices. All glass, lots of light, ground floor, mid-Wilshire Santa Monica address. Entire space is 3,000 + sq. ft. Agency would like to sub-lease part of it to a compatible business. Would have your own door with signage potential. Perfect for any business or practice that works with children. Very cool office! Rent and length of lease negotiable. Call Janis at (424) 238-4549 for more information.
300-Hour Yoga & Ayurveda Teacher Training with Michelle Mazur Starts in January
January 6th– July 1st from 12-5pm
Completed your 200-hour yoga teacher training? Now the real journey begins. Discover what is beneath all the layers with Michelle Mazur (E-RYT 500, YACEP) at Goorus Yoga starting. With this unique 300-hour Yoga & Ayurveda Training, you’ll deepen your knowledge, learn other yogic applications for health & wellness and so much more! Early bird reg ends Dec. 11th.
Rejoice In The Inspired, Theatrical Mastery Of “Handel’s Glorious Messiah”
Sunday, Dec. 3rd at 3 pm at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
Sounds of praise ring out as Pacific Symphony is joined by Pacific Chorale for “Handel’s Glorious Messiah.” A holiday tradition across the world, “Messiah” has been performed for more than 275 years, but with each new performance, it becomes a fresh and newly invigorating experience. This year, Orange County’s own John Alexander (Pacific Chorale’s Artistic Director Emeritus) returns to the podium to lead the Symphony along with the Chorale and distinguished soloists. “Messiah” energizes its audience and leaves them singing, “Hallelujah!”
Pet Boarding/Day Care
Treated like part of the family. Reasonable Rates/Long Term Discount. Over 20 years experience. Cage Free Environment. Feeding, TLC, Socialization, Exercise and access to a 24 hour vet. Call Susan at 818-773-8378.
4 Tix for Sale to the Miami City Ballet’s Nutcracker at The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
December 10th at 12 pm
4 tickets near the stage available for sale. Price 20% below purchase amount. Contact Luciana Dar at for more information.
The Compact Solution To Your Bulky Key Ring
Constantly annoyed with thigh poke, key jingle, and damaged pants? This Swiss style key holder will create the perfect pocket organizer and minimalist key ring. Incredibly versatile with a wide selection of accessories our Key Smart key organizers can fit up to 100 keys.
Join Kadima Day School for a Maker Space Open House
December 10th (ES/MS) or January 28th (ECEC) at 10am
Kadima Day School (ages 2-8th grade) is committed to making Jewish Day School education accessible by providing an integrated general and Judaic Studies education that fosters whole-child growth and development. Within a community of talented and caring educators, Kadima delivers a comprehensive, hands-on and academically-challenging curriculum. Kadima encourages students to maximize their academic, social, physical, and spiritual potentials. Come experience the Kadima difference!
Do you need to brush up your CPR/First Aid skills?
Do you feel confident that you, your spouse or your child’s nanny would know how to react in an emergency? JTA CPR Conducts 2-3 hour Red Cross courses in classrooms or privately at people’s homes.
*How to spot heart attacks, what to do.
*Adult and Child CPR.
*Choking: helping yourself and others.
*Sudden illness recognition and action steps.
*Cuts, burns, bee stings, shock, heat stroke, seizures, head injuries, and other first aid customized to your group’s needs.