July 26 2019

New concept MandarinArts Studio launches in Sept! Language, music, dance – all taught in Mandarin.
Nurture bilingualism, but in a fun and organic way! Ever wish your kids could speak Mandarin and enjoy the learning process? Wish no more. MandarinArts is a brand new concept studio teaching Chinese Mandarin to kids as young as 1. Gone are the old school ways of trying to teach Mandarin to young kids in America. At MandarinArts, kids learn in a creative and fun environment, designed to engage. Dance, music & piano lessons all taught in Mandarin. Oh yes, of course they do language classes too.
Today in History
Benjamin Franklin became the first Postmaster General. (1775)
Mickey Mantle hits his first “Grand Slam”. (1952)
All or Nothing Day
Aunt and Uncle Day
System Administrator Appreciation Day
The Organization for Social Media Safety
OFSMS is a nonprofit dedicated to making social media safe for all users (both children and adults). Delivering their message to schools across the country is an extremely large yet achievable goal. They are hoping to book 40 schools for the first semester of the upcoming school year (2019/2020). OFSMS is looking for contacts (Principals, Assistant Principals, Activities Directors) at any elementary, middle or high school throughout California. OFSMS can be contacted at marc@ofsms.org or 855-446-3676 ext. 1. It is time to be proactive instead of reactive!
Bright Belly Makes School Lunches Easy For You
They deliver organic, healthy school lunches daily to your home. Choose which days of the week you want lunches and they will deliver “made to order lunches” to your door the night before. They use only “good for your body food” free from chemicals and pesticides. Produce is Certified Organic, all meats and dairy are antibiotic or hormone free and most all other items are Organic. If items are unavailable in Organic, they use NON GMO products. M any Gluten Free options as well. No more plastic or having to clean lunch boxes. Service throughout the Greater Conejo Valley, along with parts of the SFV and Camarillo. Some restrictions may apply. Delivery Zone is subject to change at any time

New! Mommy & Me at Dr. Tanya Altmann’s Calabasas Peds
Calabasas Peds is hosting new Mommy & Me programs lead by The Pump Station & Nurtury’s Parent & Me director, Dr. Jill Campbell. Jill has specialized in early child development and maternal mental health, and she developed the program to answer all those tough questions parents face in a fun and non-judgmental way. You will meet other women with babies the same age as yours and gain the guidance, education and friendships that all new mothers need. 

2019 Women’s Community Luncheon
Thursday, August 29th at Woodland Hills Country Club
Join Friends of Sheba Medical Center and Luncheon Chair, Lisa Golshani for the 2nd Annual Women’s Community Luncheon. Together, you can challenge outdated views and the life-limiting stigmas attached to mental illness. Proceeds will benefit mental health services at Sheba, recently named one of the top 10 hospitals in the world by Newsweek. RSVP at https://friendsofsheba.org/luncheon.html.
End of Summer Parenting Workshop with Paola Gancman, CPC
Thursday, August 22nd from 7-8:30pm in Sherman Oaks
Get ready for the new school year. Workshop topics: parenting styles, discipline, setting limits, communication, organization, daily routines, social media, peer pressure and being present as a parent. Open to all parents. $18 per person. RSVP by August 19th at Pao@DirectionLifeCoaching.com. Questions? Contact Paola at 818.920.8323. Paola is a certified professional life coach with an MFT.
FDA Releases Anti-Vaping Ads to Air on ESPN, MTV
Pale Skin Is Out Spring/Summer GLOW Is In
Pull out your summer attire and freshen up. Louise is a spray tan expert (even a spray tan teacher). Whether you’re looking for a light sun-kissed GLOW, or a deep tropical tan, together she will meet your tanning needs.100% ALL natural customized solution produces a quick-drying, odorless, streak free, long-lasting, flawless GLOW! You won’t believe how healthy you look, and imperfections such as cellulite, veins, stretch marks will disappear. Teeth & eyes magically appear whiter and brighter. Treat yourself, you deserve it! Call 818.281.2569 for more info!
Autism Independence Conference
Friday, Oct. 4th from 9am-2pm
This day is all about you, “the parents” of all age children with special needs. If you are fearful about your child’s future, you need to attend this conference. Help, hope, support and relief is here! Discover how to plan for your child’s future as you learn how to create your own individualized, “Parent Centered Independence Plan”. Don’t wait until it is too late! Regional centers will often cover the cost of the conferences. Visit www.autismindependencefoundation.org and click on events.
Toddler Art+Play Classes
Every Wednesday from 10:30-11:15am, starting Sept. 4th
The Arterie’s Toddler Art+Play classes are perfect for tots 2+. They offer sensory activities, exploratory stations, and a process art project to bring home. All materials and snack included. Come play and the mess is on them! Register at www.thearterie.org.
Suits: A Farewell Celebration Exhibit
Now-Sept. 15th
Over the course of its 8 seasons, UCP’s sophisticated and always stylish drama Suits has captured the hearts of USA viewers around the world who have made it an international hit. The Paley Center for Media is delighted to salute the show’s epic run with a new exhibit featuring photography and iconic costumes from series costume designer Jolie Andreatta. Visitors to the exhibit will be able to take an up close look at the costumes of the hit show’s characters. The exhibit will also offer a special costume preview of Pearson, the much anticipated spin-off centered on the riveting character Jessica Pearson played by Gina Torres. Free. No advance ticketing.
Totally Awesome Facialist Lead
Bonnie Burgess’ vision, the owner and skin care therapist of Cella Skin Care, is to marry the effective result-oriented approach of a skin care clinic with the healing, restorative, holistic feel of a luxury day spa in perfect balance. Her goal is to have each client leave feeling restored in body, mind, and spirit. Each client has very individual goals for the treatment of their skin and it is her commitment to meet these needs & exceed their expectations. She offers many different facials including Lactic Acid Peel & Diamond Peel Microdermabrasion. I HIGHLY recommend!
23548 Calabasas Rd. Suite 205 in Calabasas, 91302
Maximize Your Maternity Leave
Milk Your Benefits helps expectant parents maximize their paid maternity and paternity leaves. Free, anecdotal online advice 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 income and time off. No need to pay hourly attorney fees. Get the truth from the proven expert in this area so you understand your rights and leave nothing on the table.
“On Beckett”
Sept. 13th-Oct. 27th at Douglas
In the Irish Repertory Theatre production, Bill Irwin is haunted by the work of Samuel Beckett – language he learned over years as a performer and now finds himself considering and reconsidering. In this intimate 90-minute engaging, and illuminating evening, Irwin explores his own personal “actor’s relationship” to the Nobel Prize-winning Irish writer, mining the physical and verbal talents acquired from his years as a master clown and Tony Award-winning actor. Irwin’s approach to the comic, the tragic, to every side of Beckett’s work – offers the opportunity to experience Beckett’s language through the lens of a uniquely skilled performer.
Parent and Me Program at TEC
Tuesday: Toddler class 12 months and up – 9:45-11am
Wednesday: Toddler class 12 months and up – 9:15-10:30am
Wednesday: Baby Class 0-12 – 11:15am-12:30pm
Friday: Shabbat class All ages – 9:15-10:45am
First class is free. Email Nikki@templeetzchaim.org or call 805-497-6852 for more info.
Life Is Short-Be A Better You
Allison Cohen is a licensed psychotherapist with over 15 yrs. experience helping clients remove roadblocks and reach personal goals. Allison has been featured on Today, NPR & Has Been Quoted In Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Woman’s Day, Redbook, Huffington Post, WebMD & more. Specializing in: Couples/Relationships, Self-Esteem/Growth, Family Conflict, Anxiety/Stress, Communication Skills, Life Transitions, Depression, Building Physical & Emotional Intimacy, Kink Aware, Alternative Sexuality & Intuitive Eating.
Barefoot Belly-Post Partum & 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.
Speech Therapy
Derra Huxley, M.A., a CA state licensed speech pathologist in the S.F. Valley, is highly experienced in working with children with articulation difficulties. She is a mother of 2, loves children, and makes therapy fun. Derra teaches parents how to help work with their child at home to maximize what they learn from therapy sessions with her. Derra also has an Accent Reduction business for fluent English speaking foreign born individuals who wish to improve their pronunciation. 818/385-1716
Santa Monica History Museum Free Admission Day
Aug. 8th from 12-8pm(2ndThursday of each month)
Free admission to the museum includes all galleries and permanent and temporary exhibits. Enjoy a day of appreciating our local history and culture.
G&G Catering Has Relocated To The San Fernando Valley
Based in Reseda now, G&G Catering is happy to be in the Valley serving satisfied clients N, S, E & W! Chef Jean-luc’s mouth-watering food and his fantastic team will make your event the one your guests will be talking about for a long time! And the prices are really reasonable, too.
Experience Divine Energy Healing and Awakening with VortexHealing
Joshua is a healer that channels divine energy and consciousness into the human body, to help with any issue (financial, spiritual, emotional, physical). He is one of the few certified VortexHealing® Practitioners in Los Angeles and is very excited and passionate to bring this powerful healing modality to the community.
* Increase energy and vitality
* Charka balancing
* Strengthen your system
* Clear stress
* Raise your vibration
* Relaxation
* Support life situations & challenges