July 25 2018

Join Rabbi Ira & Cantor Beth and the Or Echad Community for High Holy Days
Rosh Hashanah – Sept. 9th-10th
Yom Kippur – Sept. 18th-19th
Bring in the New Year w/Rabbi Ira & Cantor Beth, and pianists/vocalists-Adam Chester & John Rosenberg-for inspirational, musical services at Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center (separate kids’ activity room). This warm, inclusive community also brings people together for Shabbat, holiday events, Torah Talk & more. Try HomeShul! Kids LOVE it! Small groups–K-7. B’nai Mitzvah Tutoring, Officiating for all Life Cycle Events: Wedding, Conversion, Baby Naming, Adult B’nai Mitzvah, Funeral & Shiva.
Today in History
American forces defeat the British at the Battle of Niagara Falls (Lundy’s Lane) (1814)
Louise Joy Brown, the First “Test Tube” baby is born in Oldham General Hospital, UK (1978)
Culinarians Day
Threading the Needle Day
Shirt Shop… Live
Looking for the next big thing in custom clothing? Here’s a fun, unique vendor for your child’s upcoming Bar/Bat Mitzvah, birthday party or even your company outing. Shirtshoplive.com has a new take on custom shirts, they bring the heat press to you. Chose from dozens of stock iron-on decals and/or create your own! Either way, they are always a big hit. Contact sales@shirtshoplive.com for pricing!
Paola Gancman, CPC – Certified Professional Coach Coaching Parents, Teens and Young Adults
End Of Summer Workshop For Students (going into 6th, 7th and 8th Grade) in Sherman Oaks. Get Organized And Ready For School! Executive functioning and organizational skills are expected and critical for success in school but not always taught for students to have by the time they reach Middle School. This workshop will give your teen the information and the tools they need before school begins. Two Dates. $40 per student.
Materials & Snacks included – Limited Space. Sign up at:
Stone Canyon Creek at UCLA Needs Your Hands
Start your day on August 11th with The Bay Foundation and other volunteers at the monthly hands-on habitat restoration of UCLA’s Stone Canyon Creek, from 10am-1pm. You will help transform this surprising site of Sunset Blvd., by removing invasive vegetation, planting native plants and help bring back the creek that had been hidden as the campus expanded! Visit www.santamonicabay.org to sign up; best over age 14. If not this month, check back for next
Books and Cookies Musical Story Time at A Mother’s Haven Encino
Wednesdays at 10am
Been wanting to check out Books and Cookies musical story time? They offer a discount for first time families if you sign up with Sawyer using the discount code: amothershaven. They are also on City Moms app! Sign up at: https://www.hisawyer.com/providers/books-and-cookies
Parents Behaving Badly
Jazz Festival
Saturday, July 28th from 2-8pm
Get out of the heat and dive into the cool vibes of America’s original art form! Saturday’s add-on jazz extravaganza is a next generation and fusion jazz line-up plus New Orleans-themed festival that captivates all ages. Food trucks, merchants and vendors are available for your day-long enjoyment.
Beachbub Isn’t Just A Beach Umbrella – It’s An Innovative Shade Solution
The beachBUB All-In-One Beach Umbrella System is unlike any beach umbrella you have ever used. Stop struggling with umbrellas that won’t stay up. Start relaxing.
Eye to Parenting, A Positive Discipline Approach
Aug 8th
Join Eye to Eye Parenting for a free introduction to their Positive Discipline Series coming to A Mother’s Haven in the Fall. Eye to Eye Parenting and it’s programs are based on the internationally recognized Positive Discipline program. This multi-week series helps parents raise responsible, respectful and resourceful members of their communities. Through interactive exercises and giving hands-on tools to use immediately, this series is a great next step in your parenting journey.
Are You Looking for a Middle School Option?
Valley Charter Middle School is a tuition-free, public charter school in Van Nuys committed to project-based learning and to serving the academic, social, and emotional needs of the whole child. Although all grades are currently full for the fall, VCMS is still accepting names for their wait list. If you are interested in joining the VCMS community, apply online at https://goo.gl/forms/AuizqW0XRM0PyCtA3. For more information, email mrubin@valleycharterschool.org.
Healthy Carbs You Should Be Eating
Looking for Businesses to Exhibit, Sponsor, Donate and Advertise for La Leche League Conference
November 9th-11th
International Breastfeeding Support Organization, La Leche League is holding its conference in Pasadena/Arcadia and looking for amazing Companies geared toward supporting families to Sponsor, Exhibit and sell products, Advertise, and Donate to the Raffle and Silent Auction. They also have swag Bag opportunities. The Conference for families, welcomes Children as well as Health Care Professionals, with CEU’s available. Email romykr19@gmail.com for more info!
Simplified Home & Office Organizing At Affordable Rates
Are you feeling overwhelmed with clutter, paper, & desire a filing system that’s easy to use & maintain? Is your living space creating havoc or could use some TLC? If having peace of mind is important to you, Tara Christopher is your gal! She can help you simplify & organize any area of your living space. New clients 50% off 1st session. $100/4hr. Any additional sessions are her regular rates $200/4hr. Call 818-935-3499 or email tarachristopher325@gmail.com for a free phone consultation or email.
Friday, July 27th at 12:15pm
Learn about Reiki and experience the flow of the Reiki energy system. Deborah Dovitch, MA, is a Reiki practioner and Master Teacher with over 30 years’ experience.
Which Came First, ADHD or Screen Time?