August 2 2019

Casting Girls 8-13 in LA and OC Only
Now casting for major kid network, fun and outgoing girls, ages 8-13, with birthdays in September or October. Must be from Los Angeles or surrounding cities. Also must have siblings living at home as well! “Dream Come True ” opportunity! Submit to Kat Erangey at & include the child’s name & age, parent name & contact, city & state and a photo of child & group family photo.
Today in History
* Admit You’re Happy Month
* Family Fun Month
* National Catfish Month
* National Eye Exam Month
* National Golf Month
* Peach Month
* Romance Awareness Month
* Water Quality Month
* National Picnic Month
International Beer Day
National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
Special Event Icon  Summer Fun” Photo Shoot!
Sunday, August 4th from 9am-5pm
There are a few time slots left! Your child(ren) will have a wonderful time while making fun memories! You will get 1/2 hour with the teepee setup, an online gallery & 6 digital downloads that are ready to print! Call or text 818-523-3574 to take advantage of this cute promotion!
Culinary Kids Academy West Valley Cooking Camp
Next week, Mon.-Fri., Aug. 5th-9th from 9:30am-12:30pm in Woodland Hills
Super fun and empowering! They also take drop-in students if you can’t make the full week! Sibling and referral discounts are available. Register at
Julie Paige, The Resource Concierge Services
Your resource for everything on your to do list! Here are some of the highlights of the services they provide: Personal shopper/errands * Home/Business project research * Home renovation management * Wait & logistics for maintenance and repairs * New parent home preparation * Resource for senior family members * Vacation services * Moving and relocation assistance * Settling in services when moving into new home and more. Mention JENS LIST to receive a 10% discount! Call 818-577-7548 for your free consultation.
Special Event Icon  Youth Baseball 10U baseball tryouts – TKP Huskies
Tuesday, Aug. 13th at 5:45pm at Field 4 – TKP Field
If you know of a 10U player that is looking for a new baseball family, have them come tryout. TKP is not coached by parents but rather former professional or college baseball players.
17301 Oxnard Street in Encino, 91316
Colorful Summer Art Camp Continues
Don’t miss the awesome August workshops! Looking for a very special fine Art Workshop for children, teens and adults? Art Club in Encino offers painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics & mixed media art classes year round. Summer art workshops continue through August and the Fall Schedule is coming soon. One-to-One and small group art instruction available for all ages in a cozy and supportive atmosphere. For information about their ongoing workshops, email or call 818.783.6566.
Focus Group for Kids 7-11
August 12th-14th
Kids ages 7-11 will be asked to take part in a fun 90-minute in-person focus groups sessionfor a popular entertainment company! If selected, they will pay $125 Visa Gift Card for your time!
Helping Third World Children
Join Tastemade & Chick-fil-A for a Summer Dinner Party
Friday, August 9th at 6pmat Tastemade’s Studios in Santa Monica
Gather your friends and family and join Tastemade and Chick-fil-A for a summer dinner featuring delicious food, fun and games for all ages. Local chefs will be putting their unique culinary spins on all your Chick-fil-A favorites – you don’t want to miss out! RSVP to to reserve your spot!
PJ Library in Los Angeles is hiring 3 part-time Community Connectors
Community Connectors are parents who are passionate about PJ Library and want to help bring meaningful Jewish experiences to new families with children under 3 years old near you. 18 hours/week. Visit…/employment for more info!
MUSYCA Children’s Choir is Auditioning New Singers For 2019-2020 School Year
Boys and girls, ages 7-18 are encouraged to audition. The new groups this year include the Chamber Singers (ages 16-21) and the Young Men’s Chorus (ages 13-18). No audition is needed for young singers, ages 5-6, who are invited to join the KinderChoir. Recent performances included singing on NBC’s The Voice with Jennifer Hudson and recording soundtrack music for Netflix’s “The Oa” and “Boy Erased” starring Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe. MUSYCA will be traveling to perform in Japan in the summer of 2019. Call 818-554-9937.
Giggle Gaggle Child Improv Class
2 Classes – Ages 4-12 and 12-19
Play some fun improv games! Learn awesome acting skills, make great friends, and hang out with the super cool teachers! There’s always fun and games, and they have great snacks too! Joy Theatre is the proud recipient of the Most Inspiring Teachers Award from the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and the Creative Coalition. The comedy has been featured on CNN and NBC and they are proud to demonstrate.
Spanish Language (Pediatric) CPR Class Offered
Saturday, August 10th at 9am
Save A Little Life and West Side Nannies is hosting their monthly Spanish language CPR class. The program will focus on response to common household emergencies, prevention of SIDS, choking relief and infant/toddler/child CPR. Students will have plenty of time with life-sized mannequins and will work with an experienced health professional to gain skills and confidence! If interested, contact West Side Nannies or Save A Little Life.
31 Ways to Spend Time Together As a Family in August
Marriage & Family Therapy / Life Coaching
Free 30 min. consultation session. Don’t let Anxiety and Depression control your life or that of a loved one. Learn new skills, strategies and techniques that will reduce symptoms and help you regain control of your life.
Tutor K-8 +High School English, Writing & Spanish
From Jen’s List member, Kay Abadee:
“I can’t recommend Marla Pochter Nowitz enough as she has tutored my kids for over 6 years. Overall she works with kids with Executive Functioning challenges, as well as kids with processing and other reading challenges. She taught at the Brentwood School and then became a Director of Curriculum for a Private Westside Day School before moving to the Woodland Hills area and starting to tutor all subjects K-8 plus High School English, Writing & Spanish. There are even some adults taking advantage of her Spanish teaching skills. Not only does she love and relate to kids, she is great at getting them to focus. You can contact Marla directly at 818-590-0465 or”
Children’s Improv Classes
Saturdays, from 10-11:30am & 11:30am-1pm in Glendale
Saturdays are crazy, zany, and fun. Calling all young performers of every skill level! Skewed Evans Productions invites you to join a ridiculous class filled with laughter, creativity, and all the improv silliness you can handle. Jump into the madness of Mr. Josh’s Saturday Improv where they encourage students to reach deep into their imagination to create never-before-seen scenes that will leave them giggling all weekend long! Plus each session of classes even includes a public final show!
Apple Problems? Live In Los Angeles?
No Problem Mac comes direct to your home for Apple Mac Computer, iPad & iPhone support & training. Problems with Email, iCloud, Photos, Printers, Wireless… or maybe you just want to learn more? Check out their top reviews on Google ,Yelp and Angie’s List where they were just given a Super Service Award. Jen’s List members get a free Malware checkup! Just mention Jen’s List when you call John at 310-621-5679.
A Faery Hunt Enchanted Adventure
Sunday, August 4th at 10:30 am
A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences & families to inspire imaginations & fun. As children, we believed in magic and knew in our hearts there was something enchanted, beautiful & kind just beyond normal life. When you remember this, you too may glimpse Faeryland. On this magical adventure, meet faeries & funny creatures, maybe even Faery Royalty! Groups and birthday parties are welcome. Call 818-324-6802 for more info.