January 10 2020

Back to Camp at Canyon Creek – Don’t Miss Out!
January 18th-20th(Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Weekend)
A fun Winter weekend with your favorite counselors and friends at The Creek – plus SNOW and lots of hot chocolate! $400/camper – PLUS, take $50 OFF if you are already signed up for Summer 2020 or will be signed up before Back-to-Camp starts! New campers are welcome! Bring a NEW friend and receive a free, exclusive Back-to-Camp sweatshirt!
Today in History
Bittersweet Chocolate Day
Houseplant Appreciation Day
Peculiar People Day
The world’s first underground passenger railway system opens in London, England (1863)
The Harold Robinson Foundation Benefit Concert: Peace, Love & Fun
Friday, Jan 24th at the MintDoors open at 8pm/Show at 9pm
Featuring Nikki Glaspie, The Nth Power & Special Guests! These talented artists are coming together for a one time only unique jam experience to raise funds in support of camp programming for underserved inner city kids in Los Angeles.
Teen Vaping: What Parents Need to Know
Wed., February 5th from 10-11:30am at Calabasas Pediatrics Wellness Center
Although e-cigarettes have been around for more than a decade, vaping rates have skyrocketed in recent years, especially among teens. E-cigarettes are now the most commonly used Tobacco product among adolescents. Join adolescent specialist Dr. Leslie Kaplan and psychologist Dr. Samantha Tamburro to discuss what vaping is, the health risks, how to talk to your kids/teens and what parents can do if their teen is currently vaping.
Direction Life Coaching
Executive Functioning Skills Coaching for students going to or in Middle School and High School. Organizational skills, study habits, time management, calendar, reminders and more. Afternoon and Saturday appointments available. Choose from 6, 8 or 10 sessions. Paola Gancman, CPC – Direction Life Coaching in Sherman Oaks. Call 818.920.8323 or email Pao@DirectionLifeCoaching.com.
Students of the Year
This is a philanthropic leadership program for exemplary high school students seeking to make an impact in the fight against cancer. Students participate in a 7-week challenge, building professional skills such as entrepreneurship, marketing and project management in order to raise funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. They are expanding this campaign to Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties and are connecting with high school students looking to set themselves apart from their peers through this highly competitive and prestigious campaign experience. The campaign begins in February 2020. For more info, visit https://studentsoftheyear.org/.
Wonderful Martial Arts Lessons or Kickboxing Classes for the Entire Family
We’ve been going to http://teamkaratecenter.com for 12+ yrs & I HIGHLY recommend it! Martial Arts Teacher Fariborz Azhakh has been teaching in WH for 30+ yrs & has an amazing location in Woodland Hills. He teaches & practices smart fitness, family unity, and the practice of “self-defense” that includes healthy eating, bully prevention education, anger management, & lessons in developing compassion and respect for self and others. Call 818-704-0606 for more info.
Upscale Women’s Boutique Looking For Part-Time Help
Must have prior sales experience. Flexible schedule 2-3 days a week, from 10:45am-6:15pm at Clothzmine, Inc., dba Jackeez & Nicolz. They thrive on customer service and have a very strong following. The store has been in the same location for 28 years and have a very loyal clientele. Desired Skills and Experiences:
*Great Customer Service Skills
*Keen Eye For Fashion
*Social Media Marketing
*Computer Skills
*Work a Minimum of Two Saturdays a Month
$14 /hour. Email resume to Jandnicolz@gmail.com.
Free Tech Wellness Workshop for Parent of Teens
January 22nd at Adat Ari El from 7-9pm
January 28th at Beth Jacob Congregation from 7-9pm
January 30th at Temple Ramat Zion from 7-9pm
The LA Jewish Teen Initiative is hosting 3 free Parent workshops on the topic, Teens & Screen – Thriving in the Digital World. Digital Media Wellness Educator and founder of ReConnect, a whole-child and whole-family approach to life in the Digital Age, Julia Storm, will be sharing simple research-based tips to support teens in the digital age. Learn how to navigate the unique stressors our high-tech world has introduced to teens. Registration required at https://4249la.blackbaudhosting.com/lajti-winter-parent-workshop.
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Academic Tutor and Test Prep Specialist
PSAT results are in and Juniors should be ready for the real SAT in May. Start preparing with 1:1 guidance. Nathan Weidenbenner is an educator with over 10 years of experience tutoring a variety of students from 5th grade through college. He has an infectious enthusiasm for learning that motivates students to be their best. He specializes in preparing students in both Math & Verbal for their ISEE and SAT exams. He earned a B.A. in English from the Ohio State University. Email nathan.weidenbenner@gmail.com.
Do You Have A Baby, Toddler Or Preschool Aged Child Who Does Not Sleep Well?
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 restwellbaby@gmail.com to schedule a free 15 minute introductory call to learn how she can help your family get the gift of sleep!
Chinese Astrology & Numerology Live Webinar Workshop
Saturday, January 18th from 12-2pm
Join Mitra Rahbar, a well-known spiritual healer, teacher, author, & guide for a live, interactive webinar streamlined for you. For the past 27 years, Mitra has offered this workshop that is individualized for you specifically and will give you insight and guidance to the upcoming year. It will help you best navigate your plans and energies for 2020 using your animal sign and your numerology. This is an event not to be missed!
What Happens When 1880 Western Bandits Are Brought Back To Life In Azusa, By A Space Alien?
Jan. 18th– March 8th at the Odyssey Theatre
E.T. meets the Old West in Sam Shepard’s The Unseen Hand, a hilarious yet foreboding sci-fi Western about a trio of cowboys resurrected to help a mutant extraterrestrial free people from slavery. Called “a six-pack of vintage Shepard” by The NY Times, Shepard’s 1969 one-act joins the Odyssey ‘s 50th Anniversary “Circa ’69” Season of significant plays that premiered around the time of the company’s inception. It also includes Shepard’s gritty and audacious Killer’s Head, a murderer’s monologue delivered as he awaits electrocution, performed by a rotating cast of prominent actors including Steve Howey, Dermot Mulroney & more.
Americans Are Taking Cash Out Of Their Homes
Many homeowners pay higher rates after refinancing their homes to tap home equity, but the trade-off often makes sense. We just did this and had the best experience. If you want more info, call Heather Martin at 818-406-4656 or email heather@mainstreetloans.com.
Personal Chef & Nutritionist
Chef Kellie Blackburn will stock your refrigerator with healthy, delicious, ready to eat meals for your whole family. All you have to do is heat! Contact her to discuss options at chefkellieblackburn@gmail.com.
IG @chef_kellie_blackburn
The STAYnEAT Plate by Stayware
The “Helping Plate” Plate that is a must-have for messy and picky eaters that takes the stress out of mealtime!The STAYnEAT Plate stops messes and prevents foods from touching. It’s slip, tip, and flip-resistant thanks to superb suction on any tabletop. The reversible two-in-one patented design goes from partitioned to non-partitioned with just a flip. One side is a divided plate with a spill guard. The other side offers a slightly sloped surface & side scoop wall that is engineered to easily guide food onto utensils while reducing soggy meals.BPA free and made in the USA.
San Fernando Valley Youth Chorus Spring Season Open House
Sunday, Jan 12th
The San Fernando Valley Youth Chorus (SFVYC) invites students and their families to its open house and first rehearsal as it kicks-off its 2020 Spring season! For all those interested in being a part of an ensemble choirs for ages 3 to 12th grade, registration, orientation and vocal placement will take place; refreshments will be served. Everyone is encouraged to come and participate! Contact valleyyouthchorus@gmail.com or call 818-895-7071 for more.
22700 Sherman Way in West Hills, 91307
Where to Donate Diapers, Kids Clothes, and Toys in Los Angeles
Toy, Game & App Testers of ALL Ages Wanted
If you live in the greater Los Angeles area, check out the Mattel Imagination Center website to be the first to find out about paid Toy Testing opportunities for you and/or your kids. Go to http://www.mattelimaginationcenter.com/signup/ to fill out an application and email it to imagination.center@mattel.com.
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