May 4 2018

Best Swim Lessons in LA
The Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy has something for everyone. Their core purpose is to teach and inspire children to be water safe Using the SwimRight® Method, they utilize the swim-float-swim technique as their foundation, and focus on providing children and adults with the knowledge of confidence and safety in and around the water. Buy one month, get the second free!
Hurry, this offer expires in May!
Today in History
Bird Day
International Tuba Day
National Candied Orange Peel Day
Renewal Day
Star Wars Day
Space Day
Manhattan Island is sold! Indians agree to the deal in exchange for $24 in cloth & buttons (1626)
Phonograph is played for the first time at the Grand Opera House. (1878)
Academy of Motion Pictures is founded. (1934)
Atlanta Penitentiary has a new resident after Al Capone is convict of income tax evasion. (1932)
Soap operas “Another World” and “As the World Turns” premiere. (1964)
Metropolitan Educational Theatre Network/CAMPMET2
Spend your summer in the spotlight. MET2’s all new musical theatre themed summer day camp gets campers acting, dancing, singing, and taking the stage! Each session culminates in a final afternoon showcase where campers perform what they’ve learned throughout a successful camp week! Open to campers K-8. 2 weeks available in July. For information and registration, visit, email or call 800-961-0194 ext. 18.
Awesome Electrolysis Lead
If you want permanent hair removal, there’s only one solution. Electrolysis. It enables safe, permanent results. This totally unique and patented Integrated System of hair removal works instantly and permanently. The root of the hair is destroyed, so each hair will never grow back. It works safely on any hair and skin color and, remarkably, the Lucy Peters system is effective for curly and ingrown hair. Call Maryam at 818-585-1318. I HIGHLY recommend!!
Mompreneurs Seeking Community, Support And Empowerment – Grow Your Business
It can be lonely working from home, building your FEMPIRE. As a Solopreneur, you love the freedom of being your own boss but miss the connection and community too. Sound familiar? Business Relationship Alliance or the BRA Network is a business networking community for lady bosses in LA who are looking for support and want to push up their businesses. They empower, educate and collaborate. Take courses, co-work, network, meet your next new client or BFF. They are committed to giving each other a LIFT.
Martial Arts Lessons or Kickboxing Classes for the ENTIRE family
We’ve been going to 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!
Read This Book If You’ve Ever Asked Your Daughter, ‘Are You Sure You Want To Wear That?’
Juvenile Drug Abuse Seminar At The LAPD Topanga Police Station
May 14th at 7pm
Free to the public and open to all. This presentation is based on the latest research. LAPD Narcotics Expert, Pete Tulagan, recently gave this presentation to the Forensic Pathologists of the LA County Coroner – Medical Examiner’s Office at their HQ for their CME. Valuable info for parents wanting insight into what’s going on regarding drug use in our children.
21501 Schoenborn St. in Canoga Park, 91304
A Faery Hunt’s A Mermaid’s Tail
Sunday, May 20th from 10:30-11:30am at the Sunset Theatre Company in Redondo Beach
Auntie Angelica takes the audience on a gentle adventure to help Mermaid LiBan back to the ocean to find her tail! This performance is both inside the theater and outside, as you venture through Fairyland on the search. With the help of the audience, the faeries and Pirate Scrappy’s map of hidden treasures, go on a musical adventure filled with a treasure hunt, fun, laughs and surprises. Many children come in costume. Groups and birthdays are welcome. Call 818-324-6802 for more info. Reservations suggested. Tickets at
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Celebrity esthetician seeking models to photograph for social media marketing. Call 310-694-7778 or email for more info.
Are you overwhelmed with all the “stuff” in your home?
Let Stacy help YOU! I HIGHLY recommend Stacy Thomes for all of your home organizing needs. She has helped me SO much! With the kids back in school and holidays just around the corner, Stacy will help you achieve your ultimate goal of a clutter free, super-functional, organized home in a gentle, non-threatening way. Specializing in closets, kid’s rooms/playrooms, kitchens and home office, Stacy will seriously help to simplify your life. Call (818) 620-2420 and mention Jen’s List for a FREE consultation (a $65 value).
Make Any Occasion Special With Kidz Cakes
Beautifully designed and deliciously baked! Kidz Cakes has been providing families with amazing treats for over 7 years. Centrally located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley. They offer a wide variety of dessert options including  Custom Cakes, cupcakes, cookies, cake pops, chocolate dipped Oreos and Chocolate dipped strawberries. All made to fit your theme and make your vision come to life. Artistically made and enjoyed to the last bite. Visit or inquire at With Kidz Cakes, Love is in the Details.
Helping Your Kids Cope With Spring Allergies With Dr. Tanya Altmann
Celebrate Seasons at Descanso Gardens
Instead of highlighting the Gardens’ most popular blooms with a festival, the Gardens will now celebrate that flower over an entire month or season. May: Celebrating the Rose: The beauties in the Rose Garden will be blooming through the spring and summer. Descanso will celebrate this flower’s long history with events including discovery walks, crafts, music and more.
Do You Have A Baby, Toddler Or Preschool Aged Child That Does Not Sleep Well?
As a trusted expert in the field of Pediatric Sleep Consulting, Tracie of Rest Well Baby offers professional sleep solutions that are customized to your family’s needs & sleep goals. She can help you tackle common pediatric sleep problems (frequent nighttime wakings, short naps, bedtime battles, etc.) using supportive methods that promote a secure attachment between parent & child. Contact Tracie at to learn how she can help your family get the gift of sleep!
Show Your Kids How To Bounce Back From Bully Attacks And Avoid Trauma
All kids have a secret weapon. It is called the “Power of Choice.” When a bully attacks, kids have a choice. They may react in gloom, or they may bloom with Inner Peace and cleverly outsmart the bully. Inner Peace is always present. But it requires practicing a Mindfulness breathing technique. Ice Veil Tales make practice fun. Start with a free Puppet Show at Then read all 11 stories so kids can master their secret weapon for a lifetime.
Venice Family Clinic Art Walk
Sunday, May 20th from 12-6pm at Google’s Venice Headquarters in Venice
This iconic and family-friendly 39th Art Walk & Auctions supports Venice Family Clinic’s mission to provide quality health care to people in need. The fundraiser features engaging community activations from live art exhibits curated by artist Bert Rodriguez to guided art workshops, live music and craft beer & wine garden, dog daycare and bike valet. For a $50 donation, guests enjoy special access to dozens of artists’ studios.
Feds Warn E-Cig Liquid Companies About Packaging After Thousands Of Kids Drink Toxic Liquid
Celebrating the Child – A Dia de los Niños Show by Flights of Fantasy Story Theatre
Wed., May 9th from 11-11:30am
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!
Looking For A Unique Gift? How About A Video Montage?
Bari will take your most treasured images or video and put them to music. You will get a one of a kind slideshow keepsake! It is perfect as a personalized gift or heirloom to pass on to future generations.
Great for: Graduation parties or gifts, New babies, Weddings/Engagement Parties, Anniversaries, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Birthdays and more!
Kids On Stage Summer Session
Kids On Stage, Santa Monica’s premier youth theater program is hosting their annual Summer Camps beginning June 11th. Show adaptations in consideration this year include: Willie Wonka, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Bye Bye Birdie and Westside Story. Programs include: Musical Theater Production, Imagination Theater, Creative Dramatics, Glee Musical Theater, Triple Threat Intensive, Glee Jam! and Weekend Comedy Improv. Call 310-314-0035 or email
Focus Group
Looking for Males and Females, Ages 30-65 who have purchased or leased any of the following cars in the past 12 months: Acura, Audi, BMW, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lexus, Mercedes, Porsche, Range Rover, Tesla or Volvo. Study will take place in Marina del Rey and each person will receive $350 for 2 hours. Call 818-888-1126.
Paper Pinecone Childcare Directory Lets You Search Preschools And Daycares All In One Place
Paper Pinecone is the most useful preschool and daycare search tool to hit LA. Created by a mom after a frustrating preschool search, they give you all of the information you need before touring a school or daycare. Everything from hours and schedule, to potty training requirements, to ages accepted, to application deadlines. It’s free to search and free for providers to list. Rumor has it that online tour bookings are also coming soon…can’t wait!
Find Fun Kids Activities At The Touch Of A Button For iOS And Android
Acorn has everything that’s going on for kids in one app. Parents can pick from: festivals, football lessons and film showings, to pottery classes, pantomimes and soft play. Plus, find kids’ services like party planning, or everyday information on playground opening times.
Take the Worry Out of Digital Screen Time for Kids
Who hasn’t noticed their child, or any child zoned out in front of a digital screen? But trying to police and protect children from screen time is unquestionably one of the most confusing and frustrating responsibilities of good parenting. If you’re a parent and screens are something that worry you, Nicole Dreiske’s “The Upside of Digital Devices: How to Make Your Child More Screen Smart, Literate, and Emotional Intelligent,” is the book that can change things. It is a moving, persuasive and informative companion that walks parents through what they need to know to prepare their children for success in the modern digital world.