April 9 2018

New Jewish Overnight Arts Camp
Havaya Arts is a brand new Jewish overnight arts camp based in Southern California and is the only Jewish overnight arts camp in the country that is focused on giving young artists the opportunity to make art that is camper driven and original. It is a place where vibrant Jewish communal life enhances our art, which in turn enhances Jewish life and identity. Campers learn from working artists who are experts at teaching to a variety of levels, providing a truly youth-centered experience.
Today in History
Name Yourself Day
Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrenders  to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, ending the Civil War. (1865)
French explorer LaSalle reaches the Mississippi river (1691)
U.S. Senate passes a law making Winston Churchill the first honorary U.S. citizen(Winston Churchill Day). (1963)
Body-Mind-Dance Summer Program
June 25th-29th and July 2nd-6th in West Hills
Professional Dancer/Choreographer, Natalie Willes is hosting a summer intensive open to dancers of all levels, ages 8-13. This elite program will feature high level training classes led by Master teachers and Professionals in the areas of Health/Nutrition, Etiquette, Meditation, Pilates/Yoga, Ballet, Pre-Pointe, Contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop and Musical Theater. Dancers are guaranteed to make huge strides forward in their dancing technique. The cost is $325/week. Registration is first come first serve, with limited spots available. There is a CIT option for ages 14-18 which will include dance/life training as well as mentoring and teacher training. For more information, email bodymindballet@gmail.com.
Brazilian Blowout – One of The Best in the Biz
Roberta has been in the business for 12 years and is amazing at what she does. She specializes in the Brazilian Blowout and it can last up to 9-12 months. Rates start at $200 depending on the length of hair and she comes to you! She cuts hair too. I have had her do my hair in years past and always have been super happy with the outcome! Call Roberta at (310) 651-0648 for more info.
The Jewish Women’s Initiative Presents: Happy Is The New Pretty
April 10th at 8pm in Hidden Hills
Yaffa Palti has always been gifted in connecting with people. Women and girls of all ages are drawn to her seeking advice, support, connection, and friendship, and she is able to relate to them, no matter their life circumstance. In addition to being a teacher, Yaffa is a sought after public lecturer, known for her charisma, depth and humor. She is often compared to a ray of sunshine, transforming any environment she encounters into one of warmth and light. She is also a singer/songwriter and often blends together her lectures and melodies. She is a trained educator as well as a certified substance abuse professional. RSVP at https://aishla-obzqd.formstack.com/forms/yaffa_palti. $10pp.
Childhood Obesity Awareness Run
Saturday May 12th from 9am-1pm
This Funtastic family and friends event will shine a bright light on bringing awareness to childhood obesity, and giving families the tools and resources to help put the brakes on childhood obesity. Kids age 3-14 who register for the run will have the option to run or walk a quarter mile, a half mile or 1 mile at Rancho Simi community park in the city of Simi valley. There will be a healthy kids expo where fitness and nutritional professionals will be giving advice on combating obesity.
Homeward LA
April 13th-22nd
A 10-day citywide event where multiple productions of monologues based on stories from people who have experienced homelessness will be performed by actors all around the city, increasing awareness around the homeless crisis facing Los Angeles and raising funds for The Midnight Mission, an amazing nonprofit organization on Skid Row. They believe it will take the community to end homelessness, and we seek to inspire the community to do just that.
Hands-On Science Camp at the California Science Center
Exciting explorations, delightful discoveries and wild wonders await you. They offer more than 30 courses, including popular parent-and-child classes that give families a chance to investigate science together. The Hands-On Science Camp staff consists of education professionals and working professionals in science fields. Your child will have a unique, fun and engaging summer!
Soccer Training
They develop confident, world-class competitors through focused performance training. Want to get kids unplugged from their screens and out playing and making new friends at the park. These programs draw from nearly all of the major schools in the SFV and across racial and socioeconomic lines. At PDA, children are making new friends, learning to negotiate issues that arise in group situations and having FUN! They work carefully to place children in situations and on teams where they will feel and be successful. PDA offers summer camps, a toddler program, and rec league!
Have a Graduating Senior? What’s a Better Gift Thank a Photo Montage?
Before you know it you will be sending your child off to college…. maybe Spring sports will be wrapping up…Or you will be having a rehearsal dinner for the big day? A photo montage for any occasion is the perfect entertainment and keep sake you will want to watch over and over. Get a jump start on it and visit www.Slideshowsbybari.com.
Professional Interior Design Services for your Home or Business
Looking for interior design help for a home or office project? If you need help with a kitchen or bath remodel, paint color selections, space planning, furniture selections, moving day help, or general design advice – no project is too small. Hourly rate for on site design consultations or ongoing design services is $100/hr. Available in both OC & LA. A complete room design via online design is also available for an affordable design fee of $375. Email JSInteriorDes@aol.com for more info.
Advance LA Conference Explores Best Practices and Research For Young Adults With Special Needs.
May 18th from 8am-5pm
The Help Group’s Advance LA Conference will feature 20 internationally prominent experts whose research and practice support young people with autism, learning differences and ADHD in their transition to college, the workplace and beyond. Parents, students and professionals are invited for a day of inspiration, knowledge and action. Speakers include Dr. Dan Siegel, Drs. Lynn and Robert Koegel and Rabbi Naomi Levy. Learn more and register at advancela.org.
Barnsdall Arts Center’s Barnsdall Arts and Crafts Fair
April 8th from 10am-4pm at the iconic Barnsdall Park
Free and open-to-all. The fair will showcase diverse work from local emerging talent, Arts Center students and faculty in a range of mediums from handcrafted jewelry and ceramics to handmade cards, prints, paintings and photography. Browse works from local artisans–catering to a range of tastes and budgets & find the perfect Mother’s Day gift, next statement piece, or the ideal coffee mug! The fair will feature a fundraising raffle – purchase raffle tickets at the fair for $20 for 5-pack, or in advance at https://barnsdallspring2018.eventbrite.com. Proceeds will support arts programming and education for Los Angeles children, young people, and adults at Barnsdall Arts Center.
Pool Party Lifeguard
Need a lifeguard for your upcoming pool party? Look no further! Francesca Gettings has 2 years of experience lifeguarding pool parties, and am currently red cross CPR, AED, and Lifeguard certified. Provide added security and peace of mind for you and your guests with a certified lifeguard at your next pool party!
Music Classes For Babies And Toddlers And Their Grownups – Free Demo Class!
Wednesday, April 11th at 10am Dance Garden LA
Early childhood music teacher Ellen Kennedy, of World Citizen Baby, will take you and your children on a musical journey around the world! Sing, dance, and bond with your little ones, and explore the many melodies and rhythms of our global community. Spring semester starts April 18th– June 22nd. Email missellenmusic@gmail.com to sign up.
3191 Casitas Ave. #112 in LA, 90039
Free Skin Care Products If You Participate In This Study
Skin care line is looking for women 18-45 for a 1 week study. They will need you for 2 in-person appointment that will last about an hour, take place in El Segundo and must be available for them Monday-Friday during regular business hours. At the end of the week they will compensate you with $200 worth of products. If interested, email april@aprilrocha.com and write Skin Care Study in the subject line.
Pacific Symphony’s 2018-19 Pops Season Presents Star-Studded Programming Lineup
Oct. 12th-June 1st
Principal Pops conductor Richard Kaufman returns to Pacific Symphony’s Pops series for his 28th season, featuring modern sensations and classic favorites. Pacific Symphony’s Pops series combines the lush sounds of a symphonic concert with the excitement of top-name stars. Most concerts are divided into two acts. First, audiences are energized as the Symphony performs musical favorites from Broadway and beyond. After intermission, Pops headliners take the stage for an evening of unforgettable entertainment with Orange County’s Pacific Symphony.
ACT Out In This Wonderful Theater Summer Camp!
Glendale Centre Theatre is once again offering another great summer of it’s exciting, fun, and hilarious Summer Camp. Your son or daughter can spend each and every day acting, singing, dancing, performing improv, and even learning about Shakespeare and stage combat! All of it leading up to a professional Final Performance for the whole family to see! Three 3-week sessions are now available for sign-ups:
Session I: June 11th-June 29th
Session II: July 2nd -July 20th
Session III: July 23rd-Aug 10th
1st person account of living with Tay-Sachs Disease
Treated Like Part of The Family
Reasonable Rates. Long term discounts. Over 20 years exp. Cage Free Environment. Feeding. TLC, Socialization, Exercise, Access to a 24hr veterinarian. Call Susan at 818-773-8378.
Enhancing your Intuition in Business and Life
April 10th from 7pm-9pm
Join Kim Somers Egelsee; multi #1 bestselling author, speaker, life and business coach and intuitive for this special and magical night of Tuning Into Your Intuition. Life can be more powerful, fearless, fulfilling and meaningful when we learn to access and utilize our intuition, inner guidance, divine connections, and uniqueness. You will also meditate, connect with other women and conduct a group healing (by Charissa Sims). For more information on her healings, go to www.charissasims.com.