October 15 2019

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Today in History
“I Love Lucy” premiered on television. (1951)
U.S. Department of Transportation was created (1966)
A Secret Peace Within – A Guided Meditation with Jessica Morris, M.A., MFT, SC-C
Tuesday, November 5th from 6-7pm
Discover your inner balance: your Secret Peace Within. During this powerful meditation, you will be guided in discovering the secrets of connecting deeply with your higher self. You will learn to tap into your own loving energy and create space for clarity and calm. Whether this is your first experience with mediation or you practice regularly; this encounter will provide healing benefits to your mind, body and spirit. $30 per person. Must pre-register to attend at www.JessicaMorrisMFT.com.
Family Fun Icon  Free Story Time + Interactive “Big Feelings” Workshop For Kids
Thurs., October 17th from 3-5pm at The Poppy Store at the Brentwood Country Mart
Start with a reading of the book “My Mama Says Inside Me Lives A Village” by the author, and follow with music, conversations, dancing, acting and drawing!
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
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.

Rules For Fighting Fair
Wed., Oct. 16th from 7-8:30pm
Everyone has needs and getting them met in the context of a relationship is important. You won’t always agree – and that’s fine – but being able to fight fairly for the important things, or through to the end of the unimportant things, is critical for the longevity of your relationship. Come learn the do’s and don’ts of fighting fair. $40/person or $55/per couple. Tickets available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rules-for-fighting-fair. For more info, email bette@balancedparenting.com.
2277 Townsgate Road #212 in Westlake Village, 91361
Anime Workshops
Every Tuesday, from 4:00-5:30pm at Viridian Art Academy in Tarzana
Beginners and advanced students, ages 10+ welcome! Join the success of so many aspiring young artists, instructed by accomplished Artist and film Producer/Director, Kavi Bowerman. Learn to draw in the anime style. Utilize fun drawing exercises. Draw from your own imagination! Sign up today for ongoing classes by the month and watch your kids’ skills escalate to amazing levels. Call 818-314-3709 to reserve your space.
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
Little Acorns Grow School Tours For Preschool And Elementary Classes
Wednesdays at 9:30am & 10am
Little Acorns Grow Early Learning Environment offers preschool, kindergarten and elementary studies. Bright, open classrooms and a large, fully enclosed, organic playground create a safe and inspiring environment for students to learn and grow. Sign up for upcoming fall tours to see the school, meet the teachers, and learn about the program.
Seeking Host Families for Israeli Young Adults
The Jewish Agency for Israel is seeking host families for their amazing “Shinshinim” program. 18 year old Israeli’s spend their gap year before the army volunteering for Jewish organizations in our community and they need welcoming host families to make the program an even greater success. To learn more about the “Shinshinim” program, watch https://www.youtube.com/watch and/or contact Danielle Naaman at Daniellen@jafi.org or 424.239.4398.
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Physical With Think! Bar & Amazon Treasure Truck For Free Event & Samples
Saturday, October 19th from Noon-5pm at The Americana at Brand in Glendale
Amazon’s Treasure Truck is working with Think! Nutrition bars on an energetic and fitness-forward day of fun. Featuring free samples of Think!’s most popular flavors such as Brownie Crunch and Creamy Peanut Butter protein bars. Guests can enjoy a climbing wall and a “Scrumptious Seesaw” photo opportunity!
Make Delicious, Doable Dinners an Everyday Thing
Meal kit delivering filling, familiar dinners at a price everyone can get behind – because home cooked meals should be an everyday thing, not a luxury. Chef made recipes with all the pre-measured ingredients help get dinner done in the most delish way possible, with an ever-changing weekly menu and plans for 2 or 4 people.
Special Event Icon   Makers Market Chatsworth Artisan Harvest Hoedown
Saturday, October 19th form 2-6pm at Toolbox LA in Chatsworth
Local Makers, Artists, Brews, Crafts, live music, rock painting, block printing food and more. Supporting our local community. Free to attend, free parking. Awesome shopping too. Register online for free raffle tickets to be used for makers goodies. Scarecrow contest-pick your favorite!
The Help Group’s Kids Like Me – Halloween Party
Saturday, October 26th
This monthly, weekend social activity, structured to ensure a fun, positive experience is for kids, ages 5-12 and teens, ages 13-18. This is the biggest party event of the year with music, dancing, food, games, raffle and costume contest with prizes! Mark your calendars, plan your costume, and register. Questions? Contact Zeyda Martinez at zyd_martinez@yahoo.com or 818.778.7140.
Help Give Art To Children In Underserved Communities
Friday, October 18th from 5:30-8:30pm
Deserving Love Foundation and Young Art pair up to Give the Gift of Art. Through a Pokémon inspired theme, Young Art will be hosting an Art Carnival to raise awareness for the Deserving Love cause as well as fundraise in support of the foundation. When you purchase an art lesson from Young Art at the event, a lesson will be donated to a child in an underserved community.
Birds of a Feather: A Children’s Story of Love, Loss, and What Came Next
In this thoughtful story of loss and recovery a young boy’s happy life is interrupted when his grandfather passes away. Suddenly his world is full of big questions and difficult emotions. Will things ever be normal again? Then one day, during a chance encounter on the subway, he makes a wonderful new connection…
New Sports Program in Encino for Kids & Adults
The inaugural season of Mid Valley Sports Leagues and Clinics at Valley Beth Shalom! The first season will include Sunday basketball leagues for children ages 5-12 from 12-7pm, Sunday soccer clinics for children ages 3-6 from 11am-2pm and two separate adult basketball leagues taking place on Sunday nights from 7-10pm and Wednesday nights from 6:30-9:30pm. Get Active. Be Healthy. Have fun!
Certified Baby/Child Sleep Consultant
Is your baby having hard time falling asleep on his own? Revital Gandelman is a Baby Sleep Consultant for ages 3 months-5 years old. Specializes in Dorit Kreiser’s “Sleep All Night” method, a behavioral method that teaches your baby to fall asleep by himself and sleep 10-12 hours at night. A method that will change the family lives within 3 days in average. Email revital@sleep-allnight.com for more info or call 818-631-4282.
100 Things to Do with Kids in LA (That You’ve Never Done Before!)
Annual Halloween TAProbics Cardio Workout
Wednesdays at 7pm & Saturdays at 11am at TAP-a-holic at Evolution Studios thru Oct. 31st
TAProbics combines basic to mid-level tap dance moves with aerobics for a really unique, fun, amazing cardio sweatfest. Set to Halloween tunes, you can come to class in costume, or regular workout clothes. Tap shoe rentals are $7. For all levels! No experience necessary.
10816 Burbank Blvd. in North Hollywood
Networking Mixer
Thursday, October 24th at 5pm
Come network with other business owners and promote your business. Gain new business contacts! Check out the product lines of local small businesses! Refreshments will be served. RSVP is required at www.playdateconnection.com (under upcoming events). Admission is free for adults. Kids are allowed for an extra fee of $8 per child in order to provide for child care in another room, where they will be playing games and doing arts & crafts.
Looking For New, Cape Cod, Modern, Farmhouse, Craftsman, Contemporary, Mid Century, Traditional & Updated
Film Location Co seeks adding new homes to their library. It is like a talent agency for your house! Can be used for commercials, TV, movies, etc. Tax-free benefit up to 14 days a year. Locations Scouts are looking for properties that have updated remodeled kitchens homes with open plans. Call 818 625-6438 or email dinamarie@mac.com for more info.
A Tutor With Great Success Record In Conejo Valley
Sandie Allen has been in the education industry for 25+ years. Tutoring students in grades K-12 has been her passion. Her expertise from the basics to advanced classes such as Algebra 1/2,Geometry, & writing Essays helps her ‘trouble-shoot’ the student’s issue(s) quickly, making the learning process less frustrating. Her problem solving and writing techniques are unique so students feel prepared after even just one session! College Apps/SAT/ACT/ISEE/CAHSEE. Oak Park and surrounding areas. Email Starspot2@yahoo.com.
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.
A Faery Hunt Enchanted Adventure
Sunday, November 3rd at 10:30am
As children we believed in magic and knew there was something enchanted, beautiful & good just around the corner. When you remember this, you too may glimpse Faeryland. On this magical, interactive adventure, meet faeries & funny creatures; maybe even Faery Royalty! A Faery Hunt shows are interactive, musical performances for young audiences & families that inspire imagination & fun. Perfect for ages 2-10 & fun for the whole family. Groups and Birthday Parties are welcome! Call 818-324-6802.