October 23 2019

Get Out Your Fondue Pot And Turn On The Record Player, Backgammon Is Back!
The 70’s favorite of luck and strategy is being enjoyed by fans of all ages and from those new to the game to decades-long players. www.Backgammonbaby.com is all things ‘gammon! They’ve got the info you need and also the perfect sets for wherever and however you play. Use FRIENDS for a 25% discount!
Today in History
National Nut Day
“Private Chef at your Door”
Chef Lance Toro is an award winning and prestigious private Chef and has worked for some of the biggest names in Hollywood. He is looking to branch out and is now offering catering services, private and group cooking lessons as well as dinner & cooking party hosting. Great for “Parent’s Night Out” nights!
Substitute Teachers Needed For The LVUSD
I’ve been doing this since Aug. 2016 and LOVE it! Must have a college degree(transcripts/diploma needed), taken/passed the CBEST, as well as completed the online application, uploaded a resume & included 3 recent letters of recommendation. The district will help you in obtaining a 30-day emergency permit once all other requirements are met. Assignments are both full days and half days. Can choose grade level and schools desired to work in. To apply, visit
LEGO is Now Offering to Pay For You to Ship Your Unused Bricks to Children in Need
Newly Remodeled West Hills Home For Rent
It is every family’s dream. Beautiful front mountain views on a quiet street. This home has an open floor plan perfect for entertaining family and friends. Enjoy the summer in the backyard retreat with your private pool, spa and lounging area. Enter into the dramatic staircase, fully upgraded kitchen, family room with fireplace and bar. Home also includes stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors throughout, LED recessed lighting, separate laundry room, master bathroom with a walk-in closet, solar panels and more. Las Virgenes Unified School District. 12 month lease. Tenant to pay all utilities. $5600 a month.
Journey Under The Sea
Sunday, October 27th at 3pm at The Grand Salon at the Student Union on the campus of CSUN
Metropolitan Educational Theatre Network/MET2 invites you to join them and be part of the cast “Under the Sea” as Ariel dreams of becoming “Part of Your World”! Lots of roles available for cast members of all ages (K-College). Park on Zelzah in Lot G-4, parking fee applicable. Call 800-961-0194 ext. #3 or email MET2Information@gmail.com for more info.
Special Icon   It Easier When Your Child Was A Toddler, But Now S/He Is A Teenager….
Wednesday, October 30th at 6:30pm
You hit it out of the park when your child was a toddler, but now that your child is a teenager, you are feeling that you cannot find your footing and not sure how to parent your teenager. Come to a one hour session, Parenting A Teenager led by Stella Zweben Samuel, LCSW, in an intimate setting on teen development where you can ask questions and get answers. There is limited space. Bring a friend and make an evening of it. Register at www.stellasamueltherapist.com.
Inclusion Matters Halloween My PlayClub
Saturday, October 26th from 10:30am-1pm
Inclusion Matters by Shane’s Inspiration and Dilbeck Realty are hosting a Halloween My PlayClub at the new inclusive Maple Park playground in Glendale. Families with children of ALL abilities are invited to come join the fun. Free event includes snacks, trick or treating, pumpkin decorating, spooky sensory tent, raffle prizes, face painting and, of course, PLAY! Costumes encouraged. Pre-register at https://inclusionmatters.org/my-playclub/.
Creative Card Making Workshop at Michaels
Wednesday, November 6th from 6-8pm
In this workshop, we’ll create four unique, yet themed, one of a kind cards. Get crafty and learn easy steps for making your own greeting cards. You’ll learn to make creative greeting cards using different stamping, layering, punching and folding techniques. Supplies provided, you bring the creativity. Led by Amy Muscoplat, MFA, MLIS. $25 includes all supplies.
11250 W. Olympic Blvd., LA 90064
New Card Game: Tech-Free For Kids and Parents To Reconnect
The new “Kids Edition” card game by Our Moments makes a great gift for kids who could use a break from technology in order to reconnect with their parents! The Our Moments Kids Edition is meant to spark meaningful conversations between parents and children by replacing screen time with face to face quality time. Each card has a question that gets kids talking. Examples include: “If you had to choose only three words to describe yourself, what would you say?” “What scares you the most and why?”
How Much Happier Could You Be if You Let Your Child Fail?
Heart4ART Children’s ART Enrichment Program, in Agoura Hills
Free one hour intro art session! Heart4ART Teaches Pre-K through HS how to express themselves as artists. Convenient schedules you want, creative choice in choosing lessons and relaxing individual attention. Heart4ART works closely with parents and students to determine a passionate way of learning fine art and various mediums such as pastel, graphite/charcoal and watercolor/acrylic/oil painting. Yelp 5 stars! Call/Text (818) 203-5031 or sharonsheart4art@aol.com for more info.
Fall Sewing Classes For Kids Are In Full Swing
Fridays from 4-6pm in Encino
Use of sewing machine as well as fabric and all materials needed are included. Visit www.sewcontagious.com or https://www.facebook.com/sewcontagious/ to see what the mini designers have been sewing. Email Yolanda@sewcontagious.com or call 818-723-1164 for more info.
Parenthood -Take Care Of You So You Can Take Care Of Them
There’s no guidebook to being a parent, but now there is Healthline Parenthood – your one-stop destination for all things parenting. From post-labor poops to how to host a dinner party ft. baby, we’re determined to help you feel your best. Taking care of you is the first step in taking care of them.
Valley Charter Middle School
Looking for a small, warm, middle school community? Come tour Valley Charter Middle School. A welcoming, public school in Van Nuys with a diverse student body, VCMS features small class sizes, assistant teachers in every classroom, and a free, competitive, after school sports program with no cuts. Upcoming morning tour dates on November 6th, 8th, and 15th, as well as December 6th. RSVP at http://tinyurl.com/visitvcms.
Hiring Full-Time Admin Position M-F in Sherman Oaks
Bookkeeping Assistant to support Lead Bookkeepers. Will train! Family oriented small company. Duties include clerical work, post/match transactions, reconcile, research, & other bookkeeping. Paperless office using multiple monitors, many programs & apps. Must be upbeat with can-do attitude, ready to grow & learn every day! Excellent communicator with great attention to detail & type min 35wpm. Send resume, cover letter & salary requirement to info@sourceoss.com for consideration.
The Jump Around Dance Halloween Party
Wednesday, October 23rd from 4-6pm
Enjoy a super fun Halloween Dance Party featuring black lights, disco lights and strobe lights! Groove to the music while enjoying a large 5,000 square foot indoor playground with large inflatable bouncers, arcades, toddler room and party room!
Wear your favorite costume for a costume contest! $20 per child. RSVP at www.playdateconnection.com. Enjoy the following:
-Pizza & Drinks
-Arts & Crafts
-Trick or Treat Activity
-Decorate Your Own Mini-Pumpkin
-Win prizes and More!
Professional Life + Business Coaching
Do you want to go back to work after being a stay-at-home parent? Are you excited, but also nervous – wondering, what to pursue? Do I still have the knowledge? What if I’m an imposter? What will I wear? You can do it and you don’t have to go it alone. Lauren Fischer, Professional Life + Business Coach is offering Jen’s community a complimentary 30 minute call to talk about your concerns and the possibilities! Email Lauren@laurenfischercoaching.com to schedule a conversation.
Specialized Individual Tutoring All Ages and Subjects
Collaborative Tutoring offers specialized tutoring, academic/life coaching, test prep, college essay assistance, homeschooling, executive functioning, performing arts coaching, and more. They are passionate about helping students succeed and grow. Experience includes 10 years of working with all the premiere private schools in the Los Angeles and surrounding areas. They also can help students with learning and behavioral challenges such as dyslexia, ADHD, and Autism.
Need help with your iPhone, Mac, or iPad?
Learn how to use and master your apple products. Receive one-on-one private lessons on your Apple products & learn more than you ever thought possible! Tracie comes direct to your home or office & creates a curriculum tailored to your goals, learning style & experience. Tracie is an Apple Consultant, worked for Apple for 3.5 years, has 13 years’ experience in the industry. Tracie is highly recommended by the Apple Store and clients. She’s knowledgeable, patient, friendly, professional! Call (805) 558-0188 or email tracie@tlkmultimedia.com.