October 3 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 lessons@schulermusicstudio.com.
Today in History
National Boyfriends Day
National Kale Day
Techies Day
Virus Appreciation Day
Frank Robinson becomes major leagues baseball’s first black manager for the Cleveland Indians. (1974)
A Reliable Community Of Pet Sitters And Dog Walkers
We use this and its AWESOME! It has been a VERY positive experience so far! Rover makes it easy to find great pet care in your neighborhood. Rover is the nation’s largest network of 5-star pet sitters and dog walkers. 200,000+ pet sitters and dog walkers. Less than 20% of all potential sitters are accepted. The #1 pet sitting and dog walking app.
Sunday Fun At Curtisfest 2018
This Sunday, October 7th from 10am-4pm
Don’t miss this fall’s much anticipated music and arts festival/Curtis school fair, CurtisFest 2018, held in the sun-soaked “Curtis Valley”. CurtisFest 2018 is more than a music & arts festival: It’s a way of life!
*More than 29 carnival rides and games for all ages
*Attractions, such as face painting, arts & crafts, etc.
*LA’s Best Food Trucks
15871 Mullholland Drive in Los Angeles
Get Those Gold Bead Bracelets That All Your Friends Are Wearing
I LOVE these! Yellow Gold, Rose Gold or Sterling Silver restocked! Prices start at just $35. Kids sizes too! Add diamonds, precious and semiprecious stones. Get the best prices and fast shipping at Brina G Jewelry. They make GREAT gifts too! Use code jenslist for a 10% savings!!!
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation
Is a 501 (c)  Nonprofit organization focused 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.   Please join the movement and volunteer and/or adopt
14456 Ventura Blvd.  Sherman Oaks. CA 91433
phone  (747) 998-5568.
Instagram @animalhopeandwellness
A 2-Part Series for Tween/Teen Girls, “Thriving in Middle School & Beyond”
Oct. 20th & 27th
5th-8th grade girls only, as they transition into middle school & high school, the ability to know how to respond to social pressures requires a strong internal compass. With discussion & activities, you will explore the topics that girls struggle with and want to talk about. The teen girl ambassadors will co-facilitate  and share how to avoid the pitfalls of toxic friendships, unhealthy relationships, body shaming/body image issues, and will share what’s prevented them from following the dangerous path of alcohol & drugs, and the impact that the media puts on girls. Calabasas location. Register at www.innerstargirl.com or call (818) 850-5313. **Raffle tickets given for giveaways!
How Does Music Move You?
To celebrate their 25th anniversary, Music Forward(www.hobmusicforward.org) shares stories from The Antidote, an indie rock group from LA, who were shaped by and have influenced Music Forward throughout its history. Music Forward is an independent nonprofit organization that empowers youth to enter the music industry and enrich it with diverse voices, on and off stage. Focusing on young people ages 12-22 in under-represented communities, we set the stage for success by providing workshops and showcases to kick-start musical careers, and redefine what’s possible for the next generation of music industry leaders.
Infant & Toddler Full Day Program
The Nest at the Rose Engel Early Childhood Center at Adat Ari El is a 5 day a week 7:30 am to 6 pm group child care program starting for infants as young as 6 weeks-24 months. Inspired by the R.I.E. & Reggio Emilia approaches, this unique program created for working families combines best practices in infant/toddler care and early education within the supportiveness of a Jewish community. For more information, contact mpankowski@adatariel.org or call 818.766.6379.
Songs That Saved My Life
A brand centered around music that played a pivotal role in the lives of artists and fans that benefits mental health & suicide prevention charities. Songs That Saved My Life looks to engage current artists with cover versions of those songs and share those stories with the world. Currently, this project benefits Crisis Text Line, Hope For The Day, The Trevor Project, and To Write Love On Her Arms.
Science Says: Your Meanest Friend Is The One Who Actually Wants The Best For You
Daisy Daycare – Home Licensed Daycare In Tarzana
They provide care for kids ages 2 months- 3.5 years old. The toddler program focuses on fun as well as educational activities such as reading, letter, color and number recognition, counting, arts and crafts, gymnastics class, music class and more. The infant program focuses on expanding motor, social, cognitive and verbal development. All of the staff is CPR certified, back ground checked, and TB cleared. They provide home cooked meals and healthy snacks throughout the day. They have a very high adult to child ratio of 1 to 4 and provide a very loving, safe, and child proof environment. Call 818-450-7600.
October Annual Sales
Look for deals on Halloween items after Oct. 31 such as candy, costumes, decorations.  Expect drastic discounts.
Typical Annual Sales: Early sales on fall and winter clothing, fishing gear, school supplies, women’s coats, clearance on any lingering items from the previous season.
Major Purchases Typically On Sale: October: Appliances, new cars from current year model after new model introduction of next year’s models (NMI) and furniture.
Travel: October is a great time to go to Florida when it is often a good bargain and less crowded.
Fruits And Vegetables: apples, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, celery, chard, cranberries, escarole, grapes, green peppers, lima beans, parsley, pears, pumpkins, rutabagas, winter squash, tomatoes, turnips.  NOTE: With some produce now available all during the year, many people have forgotten when fruits and vegetables are freshest. Buying in season means that these items are often cheaper, fresher, taste better tastier and that money may be going to area farmers and staying within the local community.
The Gooden School’s Coffee with Carl Event
Oct. 23rd at 8am in Sierra Madre
Come for coffee and conversation with Head of School Carl Parke, to discuss how to develop a culture of philanthropy in your home and beyond. This free education event is open to the community.
Special Event Icon  Discover Your Secret Weapon for Outsmarting Bullies
Saturday, October 13th from 10:30am-noon or 3-4:30pm at Fire Station 59 Community Center
Free event for kids Ages 6-9. Enjoy an Ice Veil Tales animated puppet show. Ice Veil Tales are endorsed by: Diane Winston, Director of Education at UCLA’s Mindfulness Awareness Research Center; Psychiatrists; Principals at LAUSD; Mindfulness Social Workers; Teachers, Parents, & Kids. RSVP to Ora.Munter@Gmail.com. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
2117 Butler Ave. in LA, 90025
Postpartum & Newborn Care Services
Priscilla Sanchez has over 15 years of experience providing Newborn and Postpartum care services. Her work is exclusively based in the care of newborns, preemies, multiples, etc. providing postpartum recovery support, comfort measures, newborn care education, lactation guidance and nighttime care, making baby homecoming an easy transition! Stellar references. Recommended by doctors and parenting sites/groups. For bookings/inquiries. call 818.746.5375 or email priscilla@barefootbelly.com.
Mac, Ipad & IPhone Support & Training That Comes Direct To Your Home Or Business
No Problem Mac can speed up your Mac, tackle the dreaded iCloud, teach you anything Apple and more. See what clients say at www.noproblemmac.com, Google and Yelp. They guarantee help from a person you can actually talk to. Jen’s List members get a free Malware checkup and removal! Just mention Jen’s List when you call John at 310-621-5679.
Restoring Stone Canyon Creek at UCLA
Start your day on Oct. 6th 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.
Parent and me at TEC
Temple Etz Chaim Parent and Me program has classes every day! Including, infants, toddler, grandparents and Shabbat. They also have Parent Talks every month. This month we have a speech specialist and a baby gear cleaning service. Email nikki@templeetzchaim.org for more info.
Would You Like Your Child To Do What They Are Told The First Time You Ask?
Would you like to end bedtime battles? Is homework time always an argument? Potty problems? Naama Cameron works as a Parent Coach and Behavior Specialist with many families who have difficulties with their children’s behavior. She has experience with kids ages 2-18, she has a program which will work for you. Call for a free phone consultation at (818) 618-2381. Will come to your home for sessions.
The Pizza Experience
Room after room of immersive sensory overload, captivating experiences, all for the love of pizza!  Selfie stations, cat walks, giant installations, videos, pizza snacks, and pizza slices – you name it, we got it! Featured Rooms:
Pizza Heaven – all your cheesy dreams come true in a larger-than-life exhibit with pizza galore.
Pizza Graffiti – featuring cool urban street art.
Pizza Night Club – live out your pizza party dreams with turntables and a pizza anthem.
Pizza Fitness Center – let’s be real, we all work out to eat pizza.
Pizza Gallery – an artist interpretation of the modern pie.
Pizza Dough Room – feel that squish of dough between your fingers, it’s that but for your whole body!