November 14 2018

Woodcrest School Middle School Open House
Next Wednesday, November 14th at 7pm
If you are looking for a small school environment where your child can get a great education at the same time still feel nurtured and cared for then Woodcrest is the right fit. Woodcrest provides small class size, robotics, electives, sports, a 1:1 Chromebook and more. Call Ms. Adams at 818-345-3002 to RSVP or visit
Today in History
Chaos Never Dies Day
Giant Pandas are discovered in China (1927)
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.
Special Event Icon  St. Bernardine of Siena’s 5th Annual Holiday Boutique
This Sat. & Sun., November 10th-11th
Come get a start on your holiday shopping! They have some great vendors his year. Come find unique handmade gifts, 8th Grade frozen cookie dough, Maribel’s Sauces, Ruby Ribbon, Holiday Yard Signs, Avon, Personalized T-Shirt Press, Baby Burp Cloths, Essential Oils, Gift Baskets of books & toys; Unique Jewelry, Hand Made Art, Vintage gifts, Misc. Hardware & gifts for men, Luvs artificial succulents, food, music and more!
Where Culinary Art Meets The Imagination…
What separates 1st To Roll Catering from other catering companies, is not only their delicious and healthy cuisine, but that they are a boutique production catering company that is family owned and operated. That means you get treated like family, not like a customer! They take great pride in their company, from preparation to presentation. On top of that, the chefs are extremely accommodating and very respectful to the entire crew. The cuisine is always farmer’s market driven; only using the highest quality, fresh, and local ingredients. You will NOT be disappointed!
Isabella Mcneill Photography Offering 10% Off Pro Headshots/Portraits & Family Pics
Pro photographer offering 10% off sessions + one additional retouching (worth $25) for the remainder of 2018. Headshots for kids and adults: $180 for 2 looks, $270 for 3 looks, plus get extra retouching. Also offering family photo sessions for only $250 in November/December. Located in Studio City.
Culinary Kids Academy Returns Calabasas And Westlake
Educator conceived, CKA teaches it’s fun and unique workshops to tens of thousands of students yearly, integrating math, science, history, hygiene, and nutrition into complex cooking lessons! Students are experientially engaged during this fun and empowering class as they make delicious recipes, while also acquiring tools that help them in both school and life! Registration is officially open and space is limited so it’s first come, first cook!
Special Icon  The Yellow Balloon Fall kids Haircut Special
$5 Off in November with Stephanny, Robin, Alma! Voted #1 kids hair salon in Los Angeles serving generations with love for over 45 years. Free Cookies, Fun, car chairs, movies, mini arcade bows and combs, licorice & lollipops, Treasure Prize box! Call 818-760-7141 or book online at
12448 Ventura Blvd. in Studio City
Recruiting for Good – Join to Help Moms and Enjoy Paris B-Day Trip Reward
Staffing agency Recruiting for Good is on a mission to fund Our Moms Work (community service, offering cost free career mentoring services in Santa Monica, since October 2017). Join them to help fund Our Moms Work, by referring an open position at a company hiring professional staff. After they find the company a new employee; a portion of the finder’s fee goes to support Our Moms Work; and they are rewarding a special 7-Day B-Day trip to Paris. To learn more, contact
Don’t Let The Mean Moms Win
Free Barnsdall Art and Craft Fair
November 18th from 10am-4pm at the iconic Barnsdall Art Park
The Fair is kid-friendly and a wonderful way to enjoy art with friends and family. Just in time for some holiday shopping, guests can expect a fun day out as they purchase homemade goods, catering to all tastes and budgets, in support of local artists. Barnsdall Art and Craft Fair showcases diverse work from the Art Center students and faculty including handcrafted jewelry, ceramics, cards, prints, paintings, drawings and photography. The fair will feature a fundraising raffle – and proceeds will support arts education for Los Angeles kids and adults at Barnsdall Art Center.
In Home Personal Training
Kellie Blackburn comes to your home to take you through the most efficient workouts for your body type and goals. You will love seeing results after just a few sessions. Contact Kellie at 310-436-5118 or for a great rate on an 8 or 16 session package
Celebrate Seasons at Descanso Gardens
Instead of highlighting the Gardens’ most popular blooms with a festival, the Gardens will now celebrate that flower over an entire month or season. November/December: Enchanted: Forest of Light: Everyone’s favorite fall nighttime light show returns.
Martial Arts Lessons or Kickboxing Classes for the Entire Family
We’ve been going to for 11+ yrs & I HIGHLY recommend it! Martial Arts Teacher Fariborz Azhakh has been teaching in WH for 30+ yrs & has a brand new location in Woodland Hills. He teaches & practices smart fitness, family unity, and the practice of “self-defense” that includes healthy eating, bully prevention education, anger management, & lessons in developing compassion and respect for self and others. Call 818-704-0606 for more info!
Frank Capra’s Timeless Classic It’s A Wonderful Life
December 23rd at 6pm at the Warner Grand
Come for ginger snaps and other treats – and don’t forget to dress up in your best 1940’s threads! Tickets are only available now online so gather up the family and get your tickets now! After George Bailey (James Stewart) wishes he had never been born, an angel (Henry Travers) is sent to earth to make George’s wish come true. George starts to realize how many lives he has changed and impacted, and how they would be different if he was never there.
Geek Girls Society – New Chapter Starting in Burbank
Beginning on November 14th
Geek Girls Society is starting a new chapter in Burbank. Serving girls ages 8-18, Geek Girls offers a wide array of activities during bi-monthly meetings such as tabletop gaming, crafts, exploring the pop culture universe and participating in group projects focused on girl empowerment. Membership is $30 monthly. Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month.
First Child Care Discovery Platform For LA
Finding child care is one of the biggest challenges for parents – in LA there’s only one open spot for every 6 infants or toddlers looking for care and most providers have no online presence. Winnie is launching LA’s first comprehensive child care discovery platform to help families find affordable, high quality care. Their researchers collected deep data on every single provider to allow parents to evaluate programs by availability, age, language, educational philosophy, hours, price and more.
Kites at the Zimmer Children’s Museum
November 15th from 3-4pm
Historically, cultures all around the world have used Kites as a toy, hobby, and even a weather measuring device! Some historians believe the first kites were created in China, but thanks to trade and exploration this classic toy has made its way into the imaginations of children and adults all around the world. Make your own little kites to take home and fly.
The Nutcracker from California Dance Ensemble
Dec. 15th & 16th at the Performing Arts Education Center in Calabasas
Celebrate the holidays with a classic tradition as California Dance Ensemble presents its 11th annual ballet production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker. Starring Jake Elwell of Dayton Ballet & Cincinnati Ballet 2 as the Nutcracker Prince, this professional yet family-friendly masterpiece features over 100 performers, including Academy students, pre-professional dancers and professional guest stars. Complete with real snow, magical elements, sword fights & sugar plum fairies, this version, under the direction of Jennifer and Robbin Shahani, is inspired by the ballet’s first American choreographer Willam Christensen.
No Problem Mac – Mac, iPad & iPhone Support & Training
They go to your home or business. They can speed up your Mac, tackle the dreaded iCloud, teach you anything Apple and more. See what clients say at, 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.
Pet Sitting
Treated like part of the family. Reasonable Rates/Long Term Discounts. Over 20 years’ experience. Cage free environment, feeding/TLC, socialization, exercise, and access to a 24 hr. veterinarian. Call Susan at 818-620-1746.