April 11 2018

John Just Sold A Home In Encino For $100,000 Over Asking Price
He does Real Estate differently! 5 BIG reasons to call him to sell your home:
1) He sells homes for more money – 6% more than other agents.
2) He sells homes 3x faster than the national average.
3) Your home is 9.3% more likely to sell.
4) He has thousands of qualified buyers in his database.
5) John guarantees in writing that he will sell your home at your price, or he’ll buy it for cash!
If you’d like to know what your home would sell for in the current market or to discuss the sale of your home, call John at (818) 406-4423. He’s the owner. There’s never any cost or obligation in speaking to, or meeting with him. CalBRE# 01998239
 
 
Today in History
Eight Track Tape Day
Barbershop Quartet Day
The U.S. Submarine Force was officially established. (1900) – National Submarine Day
 
 
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 child through a meaningful & spiritual Bar/Bat Mitzvah experience. Stephanie shares her passion for Torah and Jewish music through personalized Bar Mitzvah 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 to take your child to chant their Torah portion in Israel? She is partnered with a wonderful rabbi in Jerusalem. She is also an excellent tutor to enhance your child’s synagogue learning experience!
 
 
Fabulous Summer Camp in Encino
At Camp Los Encinos, the campers get to choose! This incredible day camp for kids in Kindergarten – 6th grade (and CIT positions for 7th-9th graders) features fun and enriching activities such as art, sports, science, moviemaking, comic creation, yoga, robotics, cooking and much more on the campus of Los Encinos School (Ventura Blvd. at Balboa) with field trips. The day runs from 8:45am-3:30pm with free extended care (8am-4pm). Watch the video and read more about it at http://losencinosschool.org/camp.
 
 
The 2nd Annual Jordanstrong Peace and Kindness Festival
This Sat., April 14th from 1-4pm
There is a great lineup of music, featuring tunes from DJ 3rd Degree and, the stellar sounds from Seattle, Washington’s own The High Children, plus a few very special guests (bring your autograph books). There will also be some fantastic speakers (topics include internet safety, anti-bullying, social media education, suicide awareness, to name just a few). And of course various food trucks as well as the very popular Dreamy Creations Cupcake Truck. This is a free event open to the public – come enjoy the music, grab a bite to eat and smile!
 
 
Nanny, Housekeeper, Babysitter Leads
 
 
Bingo
Sunday, April 29th at 4pm at the Calabasas Commons
So much fun for the whole family! Includes snacks, entertainment & prizes – $10 per bingo card – to buy your bingo cards, click http://www.thefoundationlvs.org/product-page/bingo-ticket.
 
 
Orthodontist: Dr. Todd Walkow
Dr. W was born & raised in WLA, attending Warner, El Rodeo & BHHS. He’s been like family all my life. He went on to complete his undergraduate studies at UCI, & dental & specialty training at Tufts & Harvard, respectively. Now treating children & adults in Beverly Hills & Orange County, Dr. W’s been practicing for over 19 years in Newport Beach. Walkow Orthodontics has been highly successful in integrating a personalized level of care & state of the art technology. Furthermore, Dr. W is one of the nation’s leading providers of Invisalign for teens & adults. He’s also immediate Past-President of the CA Assoc. of Orthodontists. Special for Jen’s List members: $350 off of braces or Invisalign. Call 424-372-3282 or email todd@walkowortho.com.
 
 
There’s A Psychological Reason You Love Target
 
 
Paradise Valley Farm
Private, exclusive riding, training and showing, PVF has a program to suit your needs. With the finest collection of Horses and Ponies available for lessons, lease and purchase, they can take you/your child
from the basics through competitive showing. PVF is dedicated to a true experience of horsemanship, which extends beyond just riding. They strive to teach communication with the horse through leadership and praise. Camp, lessons, training, boarding, showing, jumpers, equitation, dressage, trails. Call 818 903 3633 or email annetteost@sbcglobal.net.
 
 
The Vocal Station in West Hills
All Ages. All Styles! Expand Range, power and confidence. Voice Coach with 22 years experience coaching singers/developing artists. Prepare for auditions, create professional demo, songwriting from format to fruition. Call Tammy Dekel at 818-822-7228 and visit www.thevocalstation.com to see all of the many services they offer! Inquire now for Special Spring Pricing and Discount Packages! “Master Your Craft” as a Singer with techniques that will bring out the “very best” in you and will last a lifetime!
 
 
Party Help: This Time You Enjoy the Party
Stop trying to do it all by yourself. Karen can do anything from set up, to preparing food, to serving – as well as the dreaded clean-up. Enjoy yourself for once and let her do all of the running around. She is available for both small gatherings including office parties, backyard BBQ’s, birthday parties and lunches or larger scale events including weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and anniversary celebrations. Karen used to be in the catering business, and is currently a part time teacher. Amazing references upon request. Email karenspartyhelp@yahoo.com or call (818) 445-1749.
Facebook @ Karen’s Party Help
Instagram @karenspartyhelp
 
 
The Perfect Score: Why Eleventh Grade Is So Difficult
 
 
Celebrating the Child – A Dia de los Niños Show at Westchester Loyola Villa
Thurs., April 19th from 4-4:45pm
Flights of Fantasy Story Theatre invites everyone to join in their fun interactive show filled with folk tales and fables to celebrate Dia de Los Ninos: “Celebrating the Child.” The zany team of Lorrie Oshatz and Theresa Amy puts a fresh spin on folktales and fables bringing them 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! Join the fun and enjoy literature!
 
 
Our House Grief Support Center 9th Annual Run For Hope
April 29th at the West Los Angeles Civic Center & Bandshell
The Run for Hope is the only event of its kind in the nation- a day dedicated to celebrating and honoring the memory of loved ones who have died. Every year, the Run focuses on community engagement, and bringing people together to support each other in memory of their loved ones. Deeply rooted in the community are the Presenting Sponsors – The Hollander Family and Karma Rescue- who will honor this commitment by showcasing the power of unity by uniting hands with paws.
 
 
To Use The Word Plumber And Honest In The Same Sentence, Some Might Find Nearly Impossible
I have to say, that I have been using the services of www.anjplumbing.com for over 10+ years and Jose and his son are truly the most trustworthy, kind, reliable plumbers you will EVER find! Save this info….for when you need it! Promise you will thank me!
 
 
The Help Group Presents a Free One Hour Concert for Individuals with Autism/Their Families
Sunday, April 15th from 1-2pm
The Help Group & Music for Autism present Holly Sedillos & Friends. Holly is a talent and engaging vocalist who recently appeared in the live concert adaptation of “Aladdian and The Little Mermaid”.  The performance, which is for children of all ages, will  feature “concert time” when audience members are free to respond to music as active audience members; “conducting time”; and “percussion time” when participants are asked to play along on percussion instruments provided. Music for Autism concerts are free for those individuals with autism and their family members, but RSVPs are essential.
13164 Burbank Blvd in Sherman Oaks
 
 
10 Ways You Know You’re a Helicopter Parent
 
 
Feast with a Pharaoh? Absolutely!
Consider booking your next corporate event in conjunction with the King Tut: Treasures Of The Golden Pharaoh exhibition now-December 30th. Many private event options are available including Power Breakfasts before public hours as well as receptions and dinners in a selection of (5) unique venues after we close to the public. Email eventservices@cscmail.org for more information.
 
 
Toluca Lake Neighborhood Sale 
Saturday, April 14th from 8am-12pm
Big Garage Sale! Many households will participate! Clothing, furniture, electronics, antiques, and more! Maps of participating homes will be at 4635 Ledge Ave.
 
 
Kol Tikvah Early Childhood Center Community Celebration
Saturday, April 14th from 10am-12pm
Join us for indoor and outdoor activities, including music, arts and crafts in the art studio, and a jumper! The fun will begin on the ECC yard, followed by a Tot Shabbat Service and a child-friendly snack.