September 19 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
International Talk Like A Pirate Day
National Butterscotch Pudding Day
“It’s Just a Dog Thing”
Does your dog need training? At Its Just a Dog Thing, their experience, knowledge, patience, natural affinity with dogs & enthusiasm, can help your disobedient, mischievous, devious, defiant, rebellious & naughty dog, to an amazing, cooperative, obedient, family pet. Shawn and her teams attention to detail ensure that your dog will thrive, utilizing positive methods to address the negative behaviors. They also will take the time to make sure your entire household has interaction with the dog & is taught the common language used during the training. They board dogs too! I highly recommend!
Backyard Wilderness 3D
Opens Friday, October 4th
This film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife imagery and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests and moving along forest floors and pond bottoms. Created by Emmy Award-winning and Oscar® nominated filmmakers Andrew Young and Susan Todd, Backyard Wilderness reveals the animal inhabitants in rare and breathtaking detail. Follow Katie, a young girl, and her family who are absorbed by an array of electronic devices and, at first, oblivious to the natural world just outside their home. Katie gradually discovers the intricate secrets that nature has hidden and we experience the joy she finds in her interactions with this newly uncovered world.
Valley Kids Consignment Huge Pop Up Sale Registration
If you wish to sell your kids lightly used items for cash, read more about consigning  at, as there is a process. Dates are still TBD, but most likely end of Oct. or beginning of Dec. This is a great community event as it’s a win win for everyone. Your house will have less clutter, you are helping others, especially those who can’t afford new, you are saving the environment by recycling and reusing, and you can make some extra money too. Email for more info.
21st Century Education In Los Angeles
Sunday, September 22nd from 2-4pm
Imagine a middle school where smart kids can achieve and love learning at the same time. Imagine a place where thinking differently is a true gift and not a burden. Imagine classrooms where warmth, support, and rigor go hand in hand. Imagine a school culture where kids from different worlds thrive together, united by their passion for learning. RSVP to
Does Social Media Hurt Girls More Than Boys?
Toggles for Goggles ®
Unique and colorful accessories that allow children to personalize and easily identify their goggles, reducing the number of lost goggles each year! Toggles for Goggles are little snap-on accessories that can easily be secured to goggle straps which make it super easy to spot your little one at the pool, beach or swim lessons. Toggles are fun and can be personalized with everything from alphabet letters to spell a child’s name, to animals and emojis and other fun designs to decorate goggles with. Toggles are seamlessly swapped out to add variety. Toggles quickly pop right on and off without undoing the straps which means kids of all ages can use them without any assistance.  This means no more losing goggles or having to buy new pairs.
Parenting Tools to Raise Responsible & Empathic, Healthy Children
Monday, October 14th at 6:30pm for 8 weeks
Have you wished that your child came with a user’s manual? Come to this class and you will learn tools and skills to develop a healthy, connected, loving relationship with boundaries to raise responsible and kind, empathic young people. This 8 week course of P.E.T. is that manual you’ve been looking for. The class is interactive, fun and educational, learning ways to communicate, problem solve and learn the win-win approach.
Dancetime By Stephanie Studio Program for Girls/Boys Ages 3+
Now accepting new students! They offer dance classes in Hip Hop, Jr. Hip Hop, Jazz, and Ballet. From classical Ballet to high energy Hip Hop, the classes are inspiring! Children love to dance with them because of the fun and refreshing approach to dance.  The teachers bring out the best in every dancer through individualized attention and excellent training! Join the Dance Performance Team for local dance performances! Annual Dancetime show! Contact Stephanie at 818-453-3951.
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Create the Change Day Los Angeles 2019 by Project Giving Kids
Sunday, October 20th from 2-4pm
Join Project Giving Kids for an afternoon of hands-on service curated especially for youth and families. They will be assembling hygiene kits for people in need, crafting no-sew blankets for shelter animals, decorating lunch bags for hungry neighbors, writing notes of encouragement, and much more. Whether age 3, 13, or 30, help spread messages of hope and leave with a lot of ideas for how you can #CreateTheChange every day in your own backyard.
Oasia Farms: Raw Spirulina Delivered
Oasia Farms is a spirulina microfarm. Working on a small scale helps us provide our customers with quality artisanal spirulina. Plenty of health food stores offer dehydrated spirulina, but our product is unique in that we sell it fresh for maximum nutritional value! So what is spirulina anyway? Spirulina is the most nutrient dense superfoods on the planet. It has more protein than steak, and is full of iron, antioxidants and omega-3/6/9 fatty acids.
You Can’t Go to College With Your Kid. But You Can Pretend on Facebook
The Help Group Kids Like Me – Karaoke Club Day Events
Saturday, September 28th
Club L.A. KIDS and club L.A. TEENS offer weekend events for ages 5-12 and ages 13-18 with autism spectrum disorder or other special needs to meet, socialize, & develop new friendships. Join Kids Like Me for 2 separate events featuring karaoke, games, raffles, food, prizes, and more! RSVP is required.
Afterschool Sewing for Kids
Sew Contagious is back to school, classes are Friday’s 4-6pm inside Degas Dance Studio in Encino. They also host Birthday Parties, Girl Scout Workshops and more. Email or call 818-723-1164.
Slideshows by Bari has now added Sports Highlight Videos
Bari will take your most treasured images or video and put them to music. You will get a one of a kind slideshow keepsake! It is perfect as a personalized gift or heirloom to pass on to future generations. Great for:
Graduation parties or gifts
New babies
Weddings/Engagement Parties
Bar/Bat Mitzvahs
Team Sports
And now Sports Highlight Videos!
If you would like to see a sample slideshow, contact Bari at
Mobile Notary Service
Andrea offers mobile notary and loan signing services to the San Fernando, West LA, East LA, Downtown LA, Santa Clarita, and Simi Valley areas. She is available for service appointments seven days a week with open hours. She has been a notary for 16 years. Call or text 818-357-0208. Reviews on Yelp or Goggle.
Announcing Parent-Team LA, A Parenting Community for Moms From All Walks of Life
Are you a mom looking for community and a jump start to transform your outlook on life? Led by Kim Perry, MSW, and Gali Barak, LMFT, Parent-Team L.A. is an inclusive parenting community for moms from all walks of life. It’s a safe space where moms can laugh, comfort, and share stories to help each other get unstuck. If you’re interested in joining Parent-Team L.A., visit
Parenting Right From the Start: Laying a Healthy Foundation in the Baby and Toddler Years
The baby and toddler years are the most important period for any child’s emotional and psychological development. Dr. Lapointe helps parents to understand how mindful and conscious parenting can help them to avoid passing unhealthy patterns down from one generation to the next. Rooted in compassion and understanding, Parenting Right From the Start shows parents how to build a firm, caring presence in the early years that a child can lean into for a lifetime.
$10 Back-to-School Head Lice Screenings During September
Avoid head-to-head contact (selfies anyone?!). Don’t share hairbrushes. Wear hair in a tight bun. Use pleasant-smelling, non-toxic, pesticide-free Lice Clinics of America preventive shampoo, conditioner, spray and hairbands. Get professionally screened regularly and whenever there’s an outbreak at your child’s school. Got lice? Call Lice Clinics of America 844-727-9792; visit The ONLY Los Angeles provider of the patented, FDA-cleared AirAllé heated air treatment!
Reyes Adobe Days
Oct. 10th-13th
Centered at the city’s landmark Reyes Adobe Historical Site, the festival brings both historical and contemporary cultural entertainment to the landmark historical site, with events for all ages that include a Fiesta; Night at the Adobe art event and local tasting; 10K & 10-mile RAD Runs, RAD parade and more. The free family weekend festival that attracts over 16,000 attendees.
Join Signshine’s Parenting Support Group for an Exciting & Meaningful Learning Experience
LED BY Etel Leit MS- Communication Expert and Pediatric Educational Consultant with experience of 20 years. Author & Speaker. Meet other moms and dads, share experiences, ask questions and get the best parenting tools. We will discuss your child’s physical, cognitive, emotional and social development. Emphasis on healthy communication, learn how to utilize music, singing, movement, reading, baby sign language and other fun and engaging activities to uniquely bond with your child. $20 off for Jen’s List’s members. Use code JEN19(Expires Sept. 30th). Call 310.277.7446 for more info.
Whole Child Neurodevelopment Group
They specialize in neuropsychological assessment and treatment for children, adolescents, and young adults. They believe in the power of individualized, evidence-based and comprehensive interdisciplinary care which focuses on the “whole child.” They offer comprehensive and targeted evaluations for children, adolescents, and young adults experiencing a range of neurodevelopmental, academic, and behavioral concerns. They employ a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach and the independent specialists from various fields offer neuropsychological testing, counseling, educational services, and parenting support. They provide neuropsychological assessments, educational therapy, and school placement assistance services.
Violin/Piano Teacher
Nadira Kimberly is an experienced Violin & Piano teacher. She has been playing music for decades and has been teaching private music lessons in the San Fernando Valley since 2008. Email to schedule the first lesson. *September Strings Promotion: If you schedule your first violin lesson during the month of September, she will provide the violin(during class only) just so you can “try it out”!
Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant Lead
If you have a baby, toddler or preschool aged child that does not sleep well, Tracie of Rest Well Baby can help! As a Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant, Tracie uses supportive sleep solutions (not cry-it-out) and she will work with you to create a customized, step-by-step plan and schedule that fits your family’s needs and sleep goals. Contact Tracie at to schedule a free 15 minute introductory call to learn how she can help your family get the gift of sleep!
Great Gardener Lead
Highly Recommended by Jen Levinson –
“Reynaldo Luna has been our gardener for 11 years and does a truly terrific job. Dependable, reliable and knows how to take care of the yard! I have referred him to SO many other Jens List members and EVERYONE loves him! He can trim trees too! Call him at 818-802-0025.”