April 10 2018

April 19th at 6:30pm at The Alice and Nahum Lanier School
Spring is here, time for more outdoor adventures. Unfortunately, that also means more accidents and injuries! Many accidents are preventable; others can be dramatically minimized with CPR and safety training. The essentials of CPR, breathing support, & removal of airway obstruction(s) are covered. The course includes how to respond if an infant or child has a head injury, poisoning, burn or a seizure.
Today in History
The “unsinkable” RMS Titanic departs on it’s maiden voyage from Southampton, England. (1912)
The PGA was formed, and the first professional golf tournament was held. (1916) – Golfer’s Day
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was established on this date in 1866.
National Siblings Day
Martial Arts Lessons or Kickboxing Classes for the ENTIRE family
We’ve been going to http://teamkaratecenter.com for 10+ yrs & I HIGHLY recommend it! Martial Arts Teacher Fariborz Azhakh has been teaching in WH for 30+ yrs & is now in a BRAND NEW location in Woodland Hills. He teaches & practices smart fitness, family unity, and the practice of “self-defense” that includes healthy eating, bully prevention education, anger management, & lessons in developing compassion and respect for self and others. Call 818-704-0606 for more info!
Special Event Icon  6 Easy Steps For Starting A Successful Home Garden – Free Online Workshop
Today, Tues., April 10th at 5pm PST
Whether you’re winding down at the end of the day with a glass of wine, having a party, or enjoying time with your kids, when you love your garden, you want to do everything al fresco! If you’ve always wanted to garden but your lettuce wilts and you can’t tell the weeds from the flowers, join Angela Price of Eden Condensed for a free online workshop, so you can learn…6 Easy Steps for Starting a Successful Home Garden!
Reality Party for Parents
Saturday, April 14th in Thousand Oaks
Many adults feel drinking and drug use is a rite of passage. They assume teen parties are the same as when they were young. Straight Up youth want parents to face the current realities of today’s “out of control” teen parties – competitive drinking games, fights, random hookups, and even sexual assaults. At Reality Parties, parents tour a home set up as a teen drinking party, with youth actors portraying common party activities and voicing concerns expressed by local teens and young adults. After each performance or tour, Straight Up facilitates community dialogue, with a panel to answer questions and discuss ideas for change.
The 21st Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
April 21st-22nd on the USC CAMPUS
For one weekend in April, people who love books will gather with people who love to write, publish and sell books. And, there’s nothing like it anywhere. The country’s largest celebration of the written word includes: 150,000 attendees, 600+ authors, 300+ exhibitors, 900+ volunteers, 100+ author panels, 6 outdoor stages, 2 children’s areas and more.
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Goose Bumps! The Science of Fear
Engaging activities in Goose Bumps! allow visitors to experience fear in a safe and enjoyable environment, rate their response, understand the science behind the emotion, and reflect upon its personal meaning. Goose Bumps! provides an immersive experience within several conceptual areas, each with a distinctive look and feel to reinforce its educational messages.
Be Someone That Makes You Happy!
Allison Cohen is a licensed therapist with over 15 years experience bringing peace & resolution to clients life issues. Allison has been featured on Today and NPR and has been quoted in Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Redbook, Huffington Post, Woman’s Day, WebMD & more. Specializing in: Couples/Relationships, Self-Esteem/Personal Growth, Family Conflict, Anxiety/Stress, Communication , Life Transitions, Premarital Counseling, Depression, Building Intimacy, Kink Aware, Alternative Sexuality & Intuitive Eating.
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Love, Liza: The Exhibit at the Paley Center for Media
Now-April 29th
The Paley Center for Media’s Love, Liza: The Exhibit, a blockbuster exhibition by Profiles in History at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills.. Profiles in History will unveil an exhibit that showcases the legendary career of one the world’s greatest performers. Items featured in the exhibit will include memorabilia from Liza’s iconic parents, Judy Garland and Vincente Minnelli. Free.
Applications Being Accepted for 26th Annual Pizazz Music Camp: For Students Entering Grades 1- 8
Monday-Friday, June 25th-29th from 9am-12:30pm
Pizazz stresses the joy of music through a variety of musical experiences in a non-religious arts curriculum. A highly qualified staff makes the week exciting with singing, handbell and choir chime ringing, choreographed movement and music enrichment classes. Sponsored by the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village. A free celebration performance starts at 7pm on Friday, June 29th. Cost for the week: $125-$150 – save $25 by May 1st. Email pizazz@umcwv.org for more information.
Unlocking Your Story – Memoir Writing Workshops
April 10th-June 12th, Tuesdays from 10am-1pm in Sherman Oaks
April 13th– June 15th, Fridays from 10am-1pm in Santa Monica
This signature 10-week workshop is designed to explore the life experiences that have shaped and defined you. Using a variety of creative prompts and practical techniques, you’ll unleash the stories that reflect the uniqueness of your personal journey. Instructor Karin Gutman, MFA, has been working closely with writers for over 15 years and often works with deeply
Getting Ready To Organize!?
Seize the Space! Physical clutter, lack of organization and full of excess ‘stuff’ can be overwhelming. Life gets busy, it’s full of changes, stuff piles up over time and,, it’s hard to know where or how to find order. Whether you are seeking to de-clutter your home, organize a particular room or space, downsize, clear the estate of a loved one, prepare for a life transition, event or move, Seize the Space can to help. Call Ronit at 818-390-2235. Free 1/2 hour consult. Special rate- Jen’s List / min. 3 hours.
Kids(10+) Beginners Brush Calligraphy Workshop
Sat., April 14th from 10-11:30am
Learn the art of modern brush calligraphy with Crafty Kiddos and Atiliay! In this beginners calligraphy workshop, your little one will learn to use brush pen markers to create pretty lettering for all occasions. Workbook and supplies will be included in this workshop. Just have your kiddos come with a smile and be ready to make the brush pens dance on paper. This workshop gives back by donating a portion of proceeds to non-profits.
Horseback Riding – Fun And Exercise For Ages 4+
At Doubly Lucky Riding, they offer both English & Western styles of riding lessons. Riders 6 & younger are offered leadline lessons that are $25 for 20 minutes. In leadline, they are helped by the trainer to maintain control of the horse by the use of a leadline. Half hour lessons are $30. They also offer summer opportunities for learning to currently enrolled riding students. Email Dluckytrainer@yahoo.com or call 626-644-9935 or any additional questions.
Sufferfest Beer Comes to Bristol Farms!
Thursday, April 12th from 5-7pm in Woodland Hills(on Mulholland Dr.-the new concept store!)
Join Sufferfest and Bristol Farms for an exclusive tasting. Designed for athletes, Sufferfest is a thirst-quenching, probiotic-friendly and gluten-removed beer designed to perform. Try the Taper IPA, Shakeout Blonde, Flyby Pilsner and more!
Catering At Your Fingertips
Let G&G c a t e r i n g take care of the food –fabulous AND affordable! Award winning Chef Jean-luc’s innovative cuisine, grounded in traditional French Country Style will make your event unforgettable! They have amazing appetizers-French Onion Tart, Large Shrimp with Lime Chili Paste; incredible entrees-Honey Ginger Roast Pork; & to die for desserts-Almond Pear Tart, Brownie Bites with Chocolate Ganache & Fresh Raspberry! Their staff are fabulous, too!
Sailing Through a Sea of Tales – Mesa Verde Branch Library
Thurs., April 12th from 4-4:45pm
Flights of Fantasy Story Theatre invites everyone to join in their rollicking storytelling extravaganza, “Sailing on a Sea of Tales.” The zany team of Lorrie Oshatz and Theresa Amy puts a fresh spin on folktales, fables and rhymes from around the world. Many of your favorite stories will spring to life using a variety of engaging props, costumes and masks. This unique interactive storytelling experience will be sure to captivate any audience, so bring the family!
Holistic Play Interventionist~Early Intervention Specialist
Offering 1:1 Behavioral Support as Shadow Teacher, at school and home. Mimi is an inspiring and successful educator with 20 years’ experience, with an emphasis on DIR/Floor Time Developmental – Relational Greenspan s Method. Mimi targets attention quickly and effectively for the development of communication skills and social skills. With characteristic energy, enthusiasm and excitement in her interventions, she replaces negative behavioral patterns with positive ones. Email Mimi at selah_4ever@yahoo.com or call 818-465-3219.
A Faery Hunt & Fairy Birthday Party
Saturday May 12th from 10:30am-1pm
A Faery Hunt interactive performances are designed for young audiences & families to inspire creativity, imagination & fun. First one of A Faery Hunt’s award-winning shows. Then a birthday party for one of the Fairies and you’re invited! The Fairy Birthday Party is filled with fun, dancing, games, fairy unicorn readings, fairy face painting, one-on-one time with the Fairy Princess, food and frolic. Groups & birthdays are welcome. Call 818-324-6802 for more info.