September 17 2018

Music Lessons in the Comfort of Your Home: Piano, Voice, Guitar, Bass, Cello, Drums, Ukulele & Violin
When was the last time your child begged a teacher to stay longer? At The Schuler Music Studio, students not only learn to PLAY music, they have FUN learning it! This private music school offers high-end lessons, and they drive to YOU! Their educated, qualified staff of professional musicians are enthusiastic & offer a warm, supportive environment for students to play & create. They provide a well-rounded music education, focus on building confidence & emphasize fun. Several live performance opportunities throughout the year. Join students who’ve already discovered they’re the BEST place to get results! Call (818) 203-5342 or email
Today in History
Citizenship Day
Constitution Day
National Apple Dumpling Day
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 & spiritual Bar/Bat Mitzvah experience. She gives so much of herself to her students sharing her passion for Torah & Jewish music through personalized education & a service customized to your child. She takes care of every detail, & has guided countless students to their day with confidence & a true sense of connection to their heritage. Want to take your child to chant their Torah portion in Israel? She is partnered with a rabbi in Jerusalem. She’s also an excellent tutor to enhance your child’s synagogue learning experience!
Freedom Night Gala 2018- A Benefit Dinner to End Child Exploitation and Slavery
Nov. 3rd at 6pm at the Four Seasons in Westlake Village
There are over 40 million people who are enslaved around the world, including 1 million forced into sex trafficking every year. The evening will feature/support the work of the largest global anti-trafficking organization in the world, International Justice Mission. By attending, you’ll have the opportunity to hear from an Investigator who has led hundreds of rescue operations throughout the world and a Cyber Security Specialist from Facebook, have the opportunity to fuel freedom for enslaved children and support survivors. You can show up in the fight for their freedom and restoration, one child at a time.
Protect Your Family With A New, Leading Edge Security System By Ring And Save $20-40/Month! – a holistic approach to security. They install Ring security cameras, doorbells and indoor cameras as well as Ring’s full Alarm package that only costs $10/month, including unlimited cameras. Most people are paying $30 – $60/month for alarm monitoring. We also help with your family’s exposure to online threats by installing anti-malware software and a VPN on all your devices to protect against hackers and identity theft. We can also help you reduce unwanted calls and junk mail.
(818) 485-2400
Brand New Classical Pilates Studio in Woodland Hills
Old School Pilates was founded in 2018 in hopes of bringing authentic Pilates true to the method of Joseph Pilates to the Woodland Hills area. Pilates practitioners of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities are welcome. They are a Gratz equipped studio offering private sessions, duets, and group classes all aimed at teaching the full system of Pilates. They support their community through programs such as the civil servant discount program. Call 818-835-5538 or email
Leave Made Simple
Are you pregnant, or have a health condition causing you to require a leave of absence or a work or schedule modification? Leave Made Simple is here to advocate for you. Founded by four multi-state Leave and Disability Law experts, who provide independent, employee-focused consulting. Do you know how much time off you get and what you are entitled to while disabled? Bed rest, postpartum depression? Consultations are friendly and affordable at $25 for the qtr. hr. Now on
Elemental Music (Amazing Music Program For Upper Elementary Kids)
Open to 3rd and 4th graders, the Prelude Program offers an ensemble experience to beginning string players with no previous experience on their instruments. Students have weekly rehearsals (at Olympic High in Santa Monica) and perform in 3 concerts throughout the year. There is a parent meeting on Sept. 27th and rehearsals begin on Oct. 4th. Contact Emily at for more information.
Pizza, Painting, & Clay Night
Sept. 21st from 6:30pm-9pm in Agoura at the Whizin Market Square
Drop off your children $40 each and have dinner/date night at one of the amazing restaurants next door. You must register your child to attend by email at or purchase a spot at Call 818-532-7878 for more info. Ages 5+. Now enrolling all art classes too and open for drop in art!
Lil’ Kickers Classes Are Available To Children Ages 18 Months-9 Years
The Lil’ Kickers curriculum was developed using renowned child development theory, so classes are tailored to specific ages and abilities, and can accommodate most children. And while they are always true to their theoretical roots, continually working to discover new ways to enhance the program. Lil’ Kickers coaches are trained in child development theory so they incorporate a developmental perspective when approaching children-always mindful of what children are capable of accomplishing at each age. Come for the relaunch of Lil Kickers. and have some family fun.
Topanga Vintage Market at Pierce College – “The Absolute Coolest Flea in CA” House Beautiful
Sunday, Sept. 23rd from 8am-3pm in Woodland Hills
Called “LA’s most family friendly flea market” by Red Tricycle, Topanga Vintage Market is always the 4th Sunday. With over 170 vintage vendors, dozens of local artisans, great food trucks and live music, it’s a wonderful place to spend the day treasure hunting with the kids. From Victorian jewelry to midcentury furniture, find it all! $3 admission (cash only), kids free, veterans & military forever free. Parking free. No pets please!
Sneak Peek at Early Education Documentary “No Small Matter”
Tuesday, Sept. 25th at 7pm at the Baldwin Hills Cinemark
Join the Choose Children campaign for a screening of “No Small Matter”: a documentary that seeks to redefine the public understanding of what’s going on in children’s brains from birth to five – and push their needs to the top of our social and political agenda. Meet with elected officials, leaders in the field of Early Childhood Development, and other like-minded Californians who understand why this issue is so critical.
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The Mom Self Care Workshop – Moms can learn from a Certified Strategic Planner & Mom of 8
Saturday, October 6th from 9am-5pm
Moms are good at taking care of everything…except themselves. This workshop can help them change this: Mom’s will work with certified strategic planner, mom of 4 & stepmom of 4, Elisha Beach to create a personalized self-care plan for their daily life giving them practical routines & simple tools needed to be happier, healthier women. Tickets include continental breakfast, lunch, The Mom Self-care Workbook & gift bag. With Keynote Speaker: Angelina Spicer – Comedian, Creator, Mom & Me-Time
Do You Have A Baby, Toddler Or Preschool Aged Child That Does Not Sleep Well?
If you have a baby, toddler or preschool aged child that does not sleep well, Tracie of Rest Well Baby can help! As a Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant, Tracie uses supportive sleep solutions (not cry-it-out) and she will work with you to create a customized, step-by-step plan and schedule that fits your family’s needs and sleep goals. Please contact Tracie at to schedule a free 15 minute introductory call to learn how she can help your family get the gift of sleep!
Don’t agonize about it, ORGANIZIT!
Do you have garage envy because your garage doesn’t measure up? The garage organization services industry is now the fastest growing segment in the home improvement market and OrganizIT! is one of the fastest growing garage organization company in LA. They are your full service garage organization company, with a level of professionalism second to none. They can help you with overhead storage racks, slatwall garage organization wall systems, a full line of heavy-duty, versatile garage cabinets, garage flooring; interlocking garage floor tiles and epoxy flooring, and full line of accessories; hooks, garage shelves, baskets. New location in Simi Valley! Call 818-232-7683 for a free design consultation.
Preserve Who They Are When Their Little With Beautiful Photos Bound With Your Words About Them.
Childhood Storybooks is a totally unique photography service. It delivers beautiful organic images of a child and binds them into a hardbound book that contains the words of the parents. Parents receive a Childhood Storybooks questionnaire to fill out about their child. Then they schedule a special photo day where a photographer captures beautiful candid images of their child alone and with their family. The end product is a gorgeous book children and parents can treasure for years.
Looking For A Video Montage For A Special Occasion?
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
-Bar/Bat Mitzvahs
-Team Sports
*If you would like to see a sample slideshow — contact Bari.
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You Are Invited to a Valley Charter Middle School Tour
September 26th, October 10th and October 26th at 9am
Valley Charter Middle School invites you to come see why they make middle school amazing! VCMS 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. They offer a free after school program, a competitive sports program, after school classes including: theatre, Model United Nations, and stand-up comedy. Make a tour reservation online at or call 818-928-4708.
Maximize Your Maternity Leave
Milk Your Benefits helps expectant parents maximize their paid maternity and paternity leaves. Free, anecdotal online advice and/or incomplete information from human resources won’t give you the full picture! Schedule a personalized, flat-fee phone consultation from anywhere in California to ensure you get the maximum time off and income. No need to pay hourly attorney fees. Get the truth from the first experienced expert in this area so you know your rights and leave nothing on the table.