November 5 2018

Help Your Aging Parents Stay At Home Longer Where They Are Happiest
Your technology experts at can help. Extend living in the comfort of home, with a focus on health, safety, convenience & game changing products like the Apple Watch that calls family or 911 in case of a fall and can detect an abnormal heartbeat with its built in EKG. Smart cameras can connect you with loved ones for a simple check-in or for communicating with the grandkids or monitoring caregivers. They care deeply about their customers & help educate them on staying safe from telemarketer & hacker fraud. Caring for aging parents who live on their own can be stressful. Call (818) 485-2400 for a free estimate & references.
Today in History
Gunpowder Day
Guy Fawkes Day
The Hot Holiday Phonics Gift That Sells Out Every Season
Square Panda 2.0 learning system is here! Boost your child’s confidence with Square Panda! Square Panda™ is the award-winning phonics learning system that engages multiple senses through play, and is now offering their newest version of their learning playset 2.0. Designed for kids two and older, this learning system blends physical and digital learning as it keeps kids entertained through age-appropriate learning games grounded in research-based curriculum. Available exclusively on Kickstarter and delivering in time for the Holidays!
Innovative Speech & Language Pathology Handwriting Club
School work can be daunting not only on your child but also on you! Does your child present with messy handwriting skills? Do his letters not line up or come out in different sizes regardless of how MUCH you work on it? Does your child still doesn’t know how to hold his pencil? Well, there may be an underlying reason for your child’s poor writing skills due to fine motor deficits, visual. Join our handwriting club to help your child with developing great handwriting skills all while having fun!
Malibu Event Lighting – Christmas Light Installation 10% Off Early-Bird Special
Jealous of how nicely decorated your neighbor’s house is during the holidays? Here is your chance to get professionally decorated lights installed on your house. Don’t let your husband take out that rickety ladder and get on the roof. Keep your loved one’s feet firmly planted on the ground while we go to work! Our all-inclusive package means we design, install, maintain, remove and store the holiday lights. 10% off installations if booked before Thanksgiving.
The Santa Monica History Museum Free Admission Day
Thurs., Nov. 8th from 12-8pm
Includes all galleries and exhibits. Free admission includes both the museum’s permanent and temporary exhibits. With free admission, all are welcome to visit, bring family and friends, and enjoy a day of appreciating local history and culture. For more information, contact (310) 395-2290 or
Infant & Toddler Full Day Program
The Nest at the Rose Engel Early Childhood Center at Adat Ari El is a 5 day a week, 7:30am-6pm, 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 or call 818.766.6379.
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 20 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.
DIY Playdough with Safe Calming Essential Oils
Wednesday, November 7th from 3:30pm-5:30pm
Playdough is a longtime favorite and studies show how beneficial playing with this dough can be for developing brains. They will be making a toxic free playdough, and incorporating soothing and calming essential oils into the dough. Using these hand selected essential oils adds an aromatic support for mood and emotional support. Each child can pick from different essential oils to create their own dough. This activity is free with the regular Open Play Rate of $12. RSVP at (818) 855-1227.
Richard Giorla’s Newest Workout Phenomenon, Hiitmate Is Now HIIT 11
From the creator of Cardio Barre, HIIT 11 is a cutting-edge studio in Sherman Oaks that is reinventing the way you think of High Intensity Interval Training. 11 Heart pumping, calorie torching, body sculpting circuit stations – All done in 45 minutes! High Energy. Low Impact. Amazing Results. Feel the HIIT 11 difference! Mention Jens List and get your 1st class for free! Call 818.616.3022.
Calling All Kids Who Love Film and Love Being On Camera!
November 11th from 2-5pm at the Skirball Cultural Center
Do you have a child who loves film, loves talking about film and loves to be on – camera? If so, they have a program for you – the national, KIDS FIRST! Film Critics. KIDS FIRST! The auditions are open to any child between the age of 8-18. To audition, you must register online at
RestoreZ- Naturally Balances Circadian Rhythm
Don’t Count Sheep…Find the Beat. The beat of your circadian rhythm, that is. RestoreZ is unlike any other sleep aid on the market today. RestoreZ works to address your unique sleep concerns with natural ingredients that balance your circadian rhythm – or the waking and sleeping patterns we follow on a daily basis – back into sync. This is not a sleeping pill that simply knocks you out nor is it a one-size-fits-all solution. Each of the four patent-pending formulas offers natural ingredients that give your body the nutrients it needs to achieve full, healthy, regenerative and restorative sleep. Formulas include Fall Asleep, Stay Asleep, Deep Asleep and Power Nap.
Helps parents prepare kids for the financial jungle with our prepaid cards linked by a family finance app for kids, teens, and parents. FamZoo is an online/mobile family banking service that combines a family finance app with optional prepaid cards to help parents teach kids good money habits. Perfect for kids of all ages from preschool through college.
Boy Group’s Brain Power Training-Regulating Your Emotions While Understanding Your Brain
Starts Nov. 10th for 6 weeks
Knowing how the brain works can improve understanding of actions & reactions. Over the course of this six-week Boy Group series, they will investigate the complexities of the adolescent brain. They will look at impulse control, risk-taking behavior and celebrate the opportunities of neuro-plasticity. Participants will learn to partner with their brains by making healthy choices, & practicing strategies for calming worried thoughts. Register at
Free Fertility Webinar – 5 Steps to Conceive Naturally or with IVF
Thursday, November 29th at 9:30am
Join Denise Noyer-Erez, L.Ac., FABORM aka The Fertility Godmother for 5 steps to get pregnant, stay pregnant have a healthy baby! She will teach you how to naturally increase your chances of getting pregnant and having a healthy baby! If you’ve ever wondered when it will finally be your turn to have a baby and you are ready to try something that has been proven to work, register for the live webinar!
Attention Cancer Residents of the North and West San Fernando Valley
Cancer is on the rise is the west and north valley and due to HIPPA laws, residents are not being notified of possible toxic related cancers. Please complete this survey. It is anonymous.
Divorce Discourse: A Support Group For Men & Women Contemplating Or Going Through Divorce
Tuesdays from 7-9pm in Sherman Oaks
The end of a marriage or significant relationship often comes with feelings of immense loss & grief. Having a supportive space to work through the journey of separation is key to rebuilding a new, meaningful life. Every week, we explore a topic pertaining to divorce in the first hour and follow the second hour with open discussion from group members. It is a powerful environment free from judgment. Cost: $50/ per group.. Call 310.213.4953 to register.
Free Animal Doctor
A charitable organization dedicated to funding lifesaving and life improving medical procedures for animals. FAD’s current focus is on cats & dogs. There are pets that desperately need medical procedures their owners cannot afford. They provide a secure, guaranteed way to fund the animals’ procedure that is also tax deductible. They fund the veterinarian directly. This way donors know that their money is going straight to cat or dog that needs the attention! In addition, they visit, interview and background check the list of approved vets, and get a discount. They provide the animal with the necessary medical procedure for less than if someone funded it themselves, so your donation goes further.
GREAT Gardener Lead
Highly Recommended by Jen Levinson –
“Reynaldo Luna has been our gardener for 11 years and does a truly terrific job. Dependable, reliable and knows how to take care of the yard! I have referred him to SO many other Jens List members and EVERYONE loves him! He can trim trees too! Call him at 818-802-0025.”
Parenting Problems?
Are you and your spouse at odds over how to parent your children? Is a grandmother meddling with your mothering? If you and your family can’t agree on the best ways to raise or discipline your children, The Truth Team can help! Contact Sarah at 323-956-4644 or email
Free Cursive Kids Club for Grades 3-5
Tuesday, Nov. 13th from 3:30-4:30pm at the Montana Ave. Branch library
Join for after-school fun with the Cursive Kids Club! Learn creative ways to form and write cursive letters, even if you never wrote cursive before. In each session, you’ll make unique letters using materials like glue, cake icing tubes or yarn to write and develop your own special handwriting style.