May 9 2018

Pregnant? New Baby? Breastfeeding Classes
The Land Of Milk And Mommy and Chrisie Rosenthal, IBCLC are hosting a new series of breastfeeding classes!
*Breastfeeding 101
*Pumping & Bottle-feeding
*Returning to Work
Sign up for one class, or all three! Classes are $25 each (partner is free). They are Thursday nights from 6-8pm in West Hills at Agoura-West Valley Pediatrics. Must pre-register. Text 818-216-2319 to enroll, or click Jen’s List Special: First 5 people to text with code “Jen’s List” get 1/2 off classes.
Today in History
Lost Sock Memorial Day
National Receptionist Day
School Nurses Day
A “Golden Spike” was driven into the railroad tracks at Promontory Summt, Utah, connecting the tracks of  the Union Pacific and Cenral Pacific railroads, creating the first Transcontinental railroad. (1869)
The syrup for Coca Cola is invented by Atlanta Pharmacist John Styth Permerton. (1886)
The lawnmower is patented. (1899)
Americans Richard Boyd and Floyd Bennett become the first to fly over the North Pole. (1926)
The Birth control pill is approved by the FDA. (1960)
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 child through a meaningful Bar/Bat Mitzvah experience. Stephanie shares her passion for Torah and 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 special day with confidence and a true sense of connection to their Jewish heritage. Want your child to chant their Torah portion in Israel? She is partnered with a wonderful rabbi in Jerusalem. She’s also an excellent tutor to enhance your child’s synagogue learning experience!
Sierra Canyon’s Great Fair
Friday, May 11th from 12-7pm on the Sierra Canyon Schools Lower Campus
Great Food. Great Rides. Great Entertainment. Great Fair. Don’t miss the Sierra Canyon Great Fair, with food, rides, and games for the whole family to enjoy. Click to beat the lines and purchase your tickets!
11052 Independence Avenue, Chatsworth CA 91311
Parking will be available in the Lower School lot (with advanced purchase), the Upper School Athletic Field lot (on DeSoto), and Upper School lots (on Rinaldi).
Fun Summer Art Camp at The Art Club
Have you been looking for that very special Fine Art Workshop for children, teens and adults? All you need is a smile and some imagination! The Art Club in Encino offers great painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics and mixed media group classes all year long. One-to-One art instruction is available for all ages in a cozy and supportive atmosphere. For information about the ongoing workshops, email or call 818.783.6566
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!
Awesome Mother’s Day Gift Guide
You’ll find Mother’s Day gifts for women who like handbags, art, reading, wine, being socially conscious, fashion, jewelry, travel, and more!
Adolescent Medicine Specialist in Calabasas
Calabasas Pediatrics is pleased to announce that adolescent medicine specialist, Dr. Leslie Kaplan, will be available to see teen and young adult patients (ages 11-25). No yearly fee, just pay for the appointments you need. Insurance paper work will be provided to submit to your insurance for out-of-network reimbursement. Dr. Kaplan is trained in the unique needs of teen and young adults and has a great report with this age group. Call 818-914-4429 or email for more info.
Cookie Good’s Mother’s Day Cookie Box…For A Sweet Cause
Now through Saturday, May 12th
Santa Monica bakery Cookie Good has the perfect gift for mom! The Mother’s Day Cookie Box is filled with flavors inspired by their moms’ favorite cakes, including Strawberry Shortcake, Chocolate Blackout Cake, Pineapple Upside-Down Cake, Chocolate Birthday Cake, Coconut Cake and more. Even sweeter? The bakery will donate 50% of sales to the Breast Cancer Care & Research Fund (BCCRF). The box starts at $27 (for 1 dozen cookies); go to or call 424-280-4100 for details/to order.
Hand Coloring Photos – Workshop(Supplies Provided)
2 Saturday Mornings, June 23rd and 30th from 9am-12pm at Santa Monica College Community Ed
Learn how to add color to black and white photos and transform ordinary prints into unique works of art! Students experience the painting techniques for hand coloring in this creative, fun workshop. All paints, pencils, and prints are provided to work with in class. We cover both traditional hand-tinting of photos popular in the mid 1800’s, as well as updated techniques for digital prints. No experience necessary.
Pediatric Sleep Consultant Services
A sleeping baby is a happy, healthy baby. Maybe you have discovered that getting a baby or kid to sleep through the night is not that easy. Maybe you have a bedtime battle on your hands every night. Every baby has their own unique needs; every family has their differences. Casey can help you discover a smooth and gentle process to help your child sleep. She will help you bring peace into your home. Email to set up a free 15 min call.
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Rose City Massage Therapy – Soothing Massage for Moms
Treat yourself to a healing massage to restore balance and invigorate the mind and body! Vanessa is a women’s massage therapist specializing pregnancy, Swedish and deep tissue massage. New clients can enjoy a full hour of relaxation massage at a lovely boutique spa in Pasadena for just $60 during this promotion. Services include in-home bookings for busy moms, baby showers, bridal showers and parties. Contact Vanessa of Rose City Massage Therapy at 818-279-4391.
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 discount for Jen’s List members: $350 off of braces or Invisalign. Call 424-372-3282.
Venice Family Clinic 39th Art Walk & Auctions
Sunday, May 20th from 12- 6pm at Google’s Venice Headquarters
This iconic and family-friendly supports Venice Family Clinic’s mission to provide quality health care to people in need. This year’s event honors three world-renowned Venice-based artists: signature artist Alexis Smith, an LA-based collage and installation artist; along with honorees Sam Durant, renowned for his social artwork and Ed Moses, one of the most experimental artists of the last half-century and a former VFCAWA honoree, posthumously. 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.
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation
This 501 (c) Nonprofit organization focuses solely on rescuing severely abused dogs and dogs from the meat trade throughout Asia. The dogs are rescued and given rehabilitation services. They work to find them their fur-ever families. Join the movement and volunteer and/or adopt! Call (747) 998-5568 for more info.
14456 Ventura Blvd. in Sherman Oaks, 91433
Instagram – @animalhopeandwellness
Camp Eco-Botics For Kids Entering Grades 6-9
Mon.-Fri., from 8:30am-2:30pm, June 19th-July 19th
Camp Eco-Botics couples classic summer fun in the garden, pool, and art room with futuristic tinkering in our high-tech Maker Space. Students who want to spend their summer frolicking, playing games, learning about sustainable gardening and cooking, making art, swimming, and practicing yoga, but who also want to build robots, learn engineering principles, and make objects with 3D printers, will love this program.
West Hills campus.
Little Ninjas Karate For Ages 3-6
A high energy, fun program, using positive re-enforcement to teach children Martial Arts. This facility is truly amazing! All of my boys have been thru the program. Run by Sensei Linda Vogel, it teaches self-confidence, focusing, listening & self-control while developing large motor skills, balance & coordination. The birthday parties are awesome too-Run by Certified Black Belt Instructors, in the 10,000 square ft. facility & entertainment including Karate, Gymnastics, Games, Rope Climbing & Music. They are now offering NEW students 2 months for the price of 1! A $150 value! Register by July 1st to take advantage of this amazing offer.
(818) 719-0205
6445 DeSoto Ave. in Woodland Hills
All the Money in the World (2017) – Free Movie at the Sherman Oaks Friends Library
May 26th at 2pm
Directed by Ridley Scott. With Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg, Romain Duris.
LA’s New Exclusive, Cutting-Edge Dance Academy for Ages 2-18 yrs
Learn from the leading dance educators and choreographers. The Industry offers passion and commitment to the art of dance in a world-class dance facility. Programs include teams, camps, companies, classes, lessons and more.
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Faery Hunt Enchanted Adventure
Sunday, June 3rd from 10:30-11:30am at Crestwood Hills Park in Brentwood
Nickelodeon named A Faery Hunt “Best Children’s Theater in Los Angeles!” You’re invited to join on this magical musical adventure. On this magical adventure, meet faeries & funny creatures; maybe even Faery Royalty! Many children come in costume. Wings, wands, wizard hats & CD’s of Faery Music available at the show. Groups and parties are welcome! Reservations suggested. Call 818-324-6802 or email
Super League Gaming Minecraft City Champs Brings Young LA Gamers Together
May 19th
Join fellow LA Minecraft players in a national tournament. Play alongside teammates and collaborate, strategize and defend LA ‘s pride against rival cities in this fun competition. Seven different game modes allow players to showcase their Minecraft skills – all on the big movie screen for parents to watch for free!
Acting, Singing, Dancing, and More at the Glendale Centre Theatre’s Summer Camp
Put your little star on stage! Join a summer of fun, creativity, and hilarity. 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:
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TV Land… Keeping it Real! (7/2-7/20)
Game Night… Bring It! (7/23-8/10)
Mega Garage Sale – 19+ Homes in Sherman Oaks/Studio City
Saturday May 12th from 8am-12pm
In Studio City/Sherman Oaks area between Moorpark and the 101 freeway and Fulton to Coldwater Canyon. Items available include Antiques, Furniture, Appliances, Electronics, Baby Clothes and Toys, Jewelry, Baseball Cards, Tools, TV, Books, Artwork. Maps of all participating house will be at each location.
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