September 12 2019

Spirited High Holy Day Experience
Join Rabbi Ira & Cantor Beth with Adam Chester-renowned pianist/vocalist for an inspirational, musical service at Agoura Hills/Calabasas Comm. Center (with kids’ activity room). Or Echad is an inclusive community bringing people together with Services, Celebrations & Events for over 10 yrs! Available for all Life Cycle Events, Conversion, Funeral/Shiva, Counseling. New: Sundays at HomeShul-different programs each week for all ages & interests. HomeShul offers K-7th Religious School & B’nai Mitzvah Tutoring. Call 818-486-9685 for more info.
Today in History
President John F. Kennedy married Jacqueline Bouvier. (1953)
Chocolate Milk Shake Day
National Video Games Day
Baby-O-logy Parent & Me Classes
Are you a new parent or a “new parent” again? Are you confused and feeling helpless with all the different parenting methods out there? Are you looking for an enrichment class where your child learns through play and not just “play?” The Baby-O-logy classes will assist you to navigate your unique and personalized course through the sea of opinions in the age of information and social media. They will provide support to establish routines that are right for your baby and family.  
LA Hebrew High Now Enrolling for 2019-2020
Nearly 150+ students attend! 70th year operating! Teens learn to Read, Write & Speak Hebrew. Az Yallah Nu??! Teens:
(1) Earn high school foreign language credit;
(2) Make lifelong friends;
(3) Meet exceptional teachers/mentors;
(4) Expand their Jewish identity;
(5) Attend retreat, host inbound Israel teens and go on Israel Trip and much more.
7th and 8th grade programs. 9th-12th grades. WASC accredited. Apply now! Questions? Call (818) 901-8893.
CPR in Spanish Coming to Sherman Oaks
Saturday, September 28th at 12pm
“Save A Little Life” is partnering with What a Babe to offer a Spanish language CPR course for infants, toddlers & small children. Join them to discuss age-related risks, provide sound prevention measures to reduce the chances of drowning, choking or other serious home-based emergencies. There will be plenty of time for practice of CPR and airway obstruction removal techniques. This course is a MUST for all those who care for these at risk little ones! Register at
Special Event Icon  Creative Freedom Workshop: Overcoming Blocks and Embracing Greater Flow
Sunday, October 20th from 2-5 pm in Mar Vista
How do we experience creative freedom in the midst of trying to make a product? This three-hour workshop is designed to foster greater flow in our process and provide tools for reframing and moving through creative blocks. It includes interactive dialogue with guided discussions, using participants’ personal experiences as springboards for discussion. Instructors Karin Gutman and Karen Kinney will also be presenting this workshop at the San Miguel Writers’ Conference in February 2020. For full details and to register, visit: or email Karin at
Awesome Plumber Lead
“I have been using the services of ANJ Plumbing –, for over 12 years and Jose and his son are truly the most trustworthy, kind, reliable plumbers you will EVER find! Save this info….for when you need it! Promise you will thank me!” ~Jen Levinson
One-Of-A-Kind, Handmade Cookies, For Your Special Occasions
All cookies made by Confections of a Cookie Addict are made using only the finest ingredients and no preservatives are ever added, ensuring that you enjoy only the very best tasting cookie. Decorated with royal icing, each cookie is a “work of eat” made especially for you. Let them whip up something for your next event!
JWI Pre-High Holiday Challah Bake
Friday, September 20th at 9:30am in Woodland Hills
Have you always wanted to learn how to make your own challah? Do you know the meaning of this tradition and the ingredients involved? Come & learning about the tradition of making challah. It is going to be SO much fun! Everyone is welcome! Pre-registration is required at If you have any questions, email
Tea & Fruit Infuser Water Bottles/Coffee Cups
Made by Fressko – Upgraded Hydration are sleek, stylish and sustainable. Their collection of vacuum sealed, scratch-resistant, reusable coffee cups features a stainless steel inner and a spill-proof, screw in, lockable lid and includes internal barista measurement lines. The Original Range of reusable bamboo & double walled glass, insulated water bottles that come in a variety of sizes from 10-16oz. with the Fressko 2 in 1 infusers for tea or to create delicious infused water. Their gorgeous Colour Collection is a line of reusable lightweight, scratch-proof, stainless steel, 16oz insulated water bottles that will keep your brew hot for 6 hours or cold for at least 12.
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The Los Angeles Jewish Teen Initiative, Focus on Teen Wellness, Free Fall Community Book Read
Tues., Sept. 17th in LA or Mon., Sept. 23rd at in the West Valley from 7-9pm
Parents of teens can join Inez Tiger Director of Wellness at Pressman Academy for a conversation around Clinical Psychologist and best-selling author Dr. Shefali’s book, The Awakened Family. The author offers daily skills and tools to revolutionize our families and parenting. No time to read, but still want to join the chat? Join even if you can’t read the book. Listen to Dr. Shefali on Oprah SuperSoul Sunday to get a taste of what the author has to say. Email with any questions.
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!
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The Home Edit Team Seeks Locals For A Brand New Series
The series will provide a free space makeover for individuals and families who need organizational help. Hello Sunshine, Molly Sims Productions, and Critical Content have teamed up to bring you a brand new home organization series featuring New York Times bestselling authors Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin of The Home Edit! Email for more info.
Mommy or Daddy & Me Playdate
Tuesday, September 17th from 10am-12pm
Free snacks. Free art project. Moms can make their own complimentary essential oils perfume in a roller bottle. Enjoy a Complimentary mini-massage from L.P’s Mobile Spa. Shop the latest fashion styles with PixieLane. All activities are included in the regular paid open play admission.
Baby Safety Month Is Here
Sponsored annually by the Juvenile Products Manufacturer’s Association, this month-long event increases consumer awareness of baby safety issues and the safe selection and use of baby products. For the past 40 years MAM’s top priority has been the development of products for the well-being, safety and health of babies that make life easier for parents and allow them to focus on the joy of family. MAM has partnered with top baby registry site GuGu Guru along with Crane USA, The Tot Squad, Mouse Loves Pig, Love to Dream, Baby K’Tan, Colgate Mattress and Evoz to help raise awareness of things we can do to protect our babies. Enter GuGu Guru’s Safety Month giveaway at
Open House at My Gym Northridge
Saturday, September 14th from 9am-1pm
Come see what My Gym Northridge is all about! Lots of deals for classes and birthday parties available for new and returning members. Visit Saturday for free play, deals and more!
Apple Mac Computer, iPad & iPhone Support & Lessons
Problems with Email, iCloud, Photos, Printers, Wireless… or maybe you just want to learn more?  Check out the top reviews at Google ,Yelp and Angie’s List where they were just given a Super Service Award.  Jen’s List members get a free Malware checkup! Call John at 310-621-5679.
Fun Guitar Lessons For All Ages/Abilities With A Pro-British Session Guitarist
An experienced British session/touring guitarist based in LA is offering guitar lessons for all ages and abilities! Whatever your level of ability, whether you are a beginner or would just like some refresher lessons, he can help you with the styles and artists you’re interested in! Call/text: 323-698-2715.
The Parenting Pros – Put the Fun back into Parenting
The Parenting Pros help foster empathy, honesty, self-reliance, self-control, kindness, cooperation and cheerfulness. They promote intellectual curiosity, motivation, and desire to achieve. They help protect children from developing anxiety, depression, eating disorders, anti-social behavior, alcohol and drug abuse for all families with children of any age.
Taste of Memoir – One-day Writing Workshop
Saturday, November 9th from 10am – 4pm in Sherman Oaks
Do you have a story inside of you that wants to be told? Are you wondering how or where to begin? This one-day workshop is designed to guide you in exploring and writing about your true, life-based experiences. In a supportive, dynamic space, you will discover the art of memoir and come away with practical tools and inspiration that will fuel your continued exploration at home. Instructor Karin Gutman, MFA, has been guiding writers for over 15 years and often works with deeply personal material. Email Karin at
A Faery Hunt Enchanted Adventure
Sunday, Oct. 6th from 10:30-11:30am at Crestwood Hills Park
You’re invited to join the Faeries on a magical interactive adventure! As children we believed in magic, we knew there was something enchanted, kind & beautiful just around the next corner. When you remember this, you too may glimpse Faeryland. We’ll meet faeries, funny creatures, maybe even Faery Royalty! A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences & families that inspire creativity & fun. Call 818-324-6802 for more info.
A Full-Service Writers’ Center
At One Lit Place, you’ll find everything you need to reach your writing goals – online writing courses & seminars; writing, coaching, and editing services; and a secure online Writers Lounge  – all under one roof. The idea is that writers anywhere with busy schedules can still make time to learn and get the support they need to achieve their writing goals whether creative, academic or business.
Discover the History: Life in a Japanese-American Internment Camp
Sat., Sept. 14th from 3-4:30pm
Ted Tanaka leads a thought-provoking discussion exploring his family’s life during World War II at Camp Manzanar which was one of 10 incarceration centers operated by the War Relocation Authority to detain Japanese-Americans. Speaker: Ted Tetsudo Tanaka is a Japanese-American, born in West LA. He with his immigrant parents were interned by the US government during WWII. He is a consultant to US-EU biotechnology team.
Rosh Hashanah Family and Me at the Sperber Community Library of American Jewish University
Sunday, September 15th at 10 am
The Burton Sperber Jewish Community Library of Los Angeles and PJ Library present: “Family & Me” — Sunday Morning Storytime! Music with Doda Mollie, singing, crafts and an interactive story for preschoolers ages 3 to 6 years old and their grandparents, parents or other special persons. $25 pre-registration per family, $30 at the door. Made possible by PJ Library and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.