December 12 2018

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 an amazing 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!
Today in History
National Ding-a-Ling Day
Poinsettia Day
Introducing Encino Lady Premium Cocktail Mixers
“Mi Corazon” An impeccable blend of Pomegranate, Passion Fruit and a hint of spice! For years my friends and family have been enjoying my delicious cocktails. All natural & exciting flavor combinations & no added sugar (sweetened with natural stevia). Only 20 calories! Add your favorite spirit or enjoy without! We are mixers with a mission. Your purchase supports ataxia. A genetic disease that has affected Encino Lady’s family for generations. You’ll be ready to entertain! Cheers!
Kids Come First at MVP Pediatric & Urgent Care
Open Mon.-Fri. from 10am-10pm & Sat./Sun. from 9am-9pm
Valley families are assured peace of mind knowing MVP Pediatric & Urgent Care is open day/evening to care for their children. Pediatric staff offer expertise in anything from common ailments to more severe illnesses/injuries requiring IV hydration, x-rays, laceration repair, etc. Children’s medical needs are met in a stress-free, kid-friendly environment with little to no wait time. I have had great experiences there & highly recommend, if the need arises.
18555 Ventura Blvd. in Tarzana, 91364
Mista Cookie Jar Concert
December 16th from 3-4pm
Dance and sing your heart out in the Mann Theater as you make way for a special musical guest — Mista Cookie Jar! Come make music!
How Does Screen Time Affect Your Kids’ Brain Development And Mental Health?
The truth is, no one really knows yet. But the federal government via the National Institutes of Health is trying to find out.
Wreath Making Workshop at Bristol Farms
Saturday, December 15th at 3pm
Learn how to make the perfect wreath from one of Bristol Farms’ floral experts! Using fresh greens from Continental Floral Greens, a west coast purveyor of sustainable and gorgeous greens, you’ll get in the spirit of the holidays in no time! Workshops will be held at the South Pasadena, Manhattan Beach, Westchester, La Jolla, Mulholland and Santa Monica store locations. Cost is $40 per person and all supplies provided by Continental Floral Greens and Bristol Farms. RSVP at
Flair Cleaners 16th Annual Holiday Clothing and Shoe Drive
Through December 31st
Drop off new or gently used clothing and shoes in good condition at any Flair Cleaners locations – Valencia, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Burbank, and Studio City. All donations will be cleaned, if needed, and donated to nonprofits supporting each of the communities where Flair does business. The drive will benefit the Los Angeles Mission, MEND, and Helping Hands for the Blind. Tax receipts are available. Empty all pockets before donating.
T’is the Season to be Jolly! by Flights of Fantasy Story Theater
Sat., December 15th from 2-2:45pm
Flights of Fantasy Story Theatre invites you to be of good cheer and join them for their holiday show “T’is the Season to be Jolly!”. A rousing good time will be had by all as Lorrie Oshatz and Theresa Amy present stories from around the world seasoned with a healthy dose of laughter. This wonderfully interactive show will delight even the meanest old Scrooge, so come join the fun and share the laughter! Funding provided by the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles.
A Dark Consensus About Screens and Kids Begins to Emerge in Silicon Valley
Fun And Educational Kids Christmas Decorating Class
This Saturday, December 15th from 11am-2pm at the Cake Bash Studio & Bakery
Kids will learn easy and achievable techniques to create some beautiful Mini Christmas Tree Cakes to enjoy at home. Fee includes all materials, utensils and hands on guidance from a certified pastry chef. Reserve your spot by calling 818.578.3085.
17246 Vanowen St. in Lake Balboa
Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment
Now-April 7th, Tues.-Sun., from 10am-5pm at the Forest Lawn Museum
Featuring nearly 100 photographs, the exhibition highlights the influential photography of 11 award-winning and ambitious female photojournalists: Lynsey Addario, Kitra Cahana, Jodi Cobb, Diane Cook, Carolyn Drake, Lynn Johnson, Beverly Joubert, Erika Larsen, Stephanie Sinclair, Maggie Steber, and Amy Toensing. It underscores the momentous work they have done to bring moving narratives from all over the world to the pages of National Geographic and into the homes of millions. Traveled and organized by the National Geographic Society.
Professional Organizing Services
Live Love Organize offers a whole product solution to satisfy all home and office organizing needs. Whether you are looking to have a filing system that actually works, to utilize your closets, kitchen or garage spaces more effectively, or to help with a smooth transition during a move, Live Love Organize is here to offer guidance and support. To get started contact or 310.666.2878.
Working Too Much Lately And Need To Unwind?
Got the pre-holiday blues? The L.A. Studios are available for a relaxing & entertaining #painting #sips night out with friends &/or family- you can sign up at or! Remember, no prior artistic talent or experience needed but must be over 21! Email or
WeVillage Holiday Fundraiser
Join Co-owners/actor Jerry O’Connell and Rebecca Romijn at WeVillage’s upcoming Families Helping Families Holiday Fundraiser, to help raise money for families affected by the Woosley Fires. This is a P2P opportunity with proceeds going to the Los Angeles Fire Foundation. The event will be heavily attended by celebrity moms, dads and top parenting influencers and press. WeVillage was founded on a commitment to provide flexible childcare for busy families. As a WeVillage member, you set the schedule
Mobile Pet Spa
What are your grooming needs? This pet grooming service ensures that your dog or a cat has the most enjoyable experience possible. Mobile Pet Spa works at the convenience of their customer’s home by appointment or in a case of an emergency. They are trained professionals with years of experience in this field and your needs will be met. Even the most qualified veterinarians are using their pet grooming service. Call 818-755-7900.
Is 2019 Going To Be The Year of “Fortnite” Or The Year of “Sleep” For Your Family?
It Could Be Both! Dr. Whitney Roban is a Clinical Psychologist, Family Sleep Specialist, and the mom of a teenage Fortnite gamer. Based on her professional & personal life, Dr. Roban wrote the children’s book “Devin & Evan Play Fortnite ‘Til 11” (a follow-up to the book “Devin & Evan Sleep From 8-7”). Both books use common themes in children’s everyday lives (sports, grades, gaming) to teach children why sleep is so important. These books are great stocking stuffers for all sleep deprived families.
No Problem Mac – Mac, iPad & iPhone Support & Training
They come 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 on 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! Call John at 310-621-5679.
Rebuilding after Woolsey Fire!
The Doobek Builders team would like to help those that lost their homes save time and money by providing a complementary site visit and assessment to rebuild their homes. Doobek Builders is a Los Angeles based general contractors with over 20 years of experience. The team consists of a wide range of extremely skilled professionals coming together to meet their customer’s needs. Doobek would also like to thank the fire fighters for being so incredible during this time!
Free Direct Sales Trainings
Leslie is a top leader in the direct sales industry and has recently started offering free training for those in direct sales. Leslie believes that the old school methods do not work anymore, and we need to focus on relationships and marketing the right way. Join her every week for a new LIVE training on her business page – Leslie Williams – Direct Sales Done Right. All companies welcome!
Stunning Spectacle Of Dazzling Lights & Music in Westlake Village
Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday in December from 6-8:30pm
The Tattersall Team of Active Real Estate would like to invite you to come see their stunning spectacle of dazzling lights & music every Friday, Saturday & Sunday in December for their annual Holiday Light Show! Join them Christmas Eve for a special evening with holiday characters! Please consider bringing any non-perishable food items to place in Santa’s Sled for Manna. Call 818.825.8884 with any questions.
4903 Pathfinder Ave. in Westlake Village