February 4 2020

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Today in History
World Cancer Day
American Heart Month
An Affair to Remember Month
Black History Month
Canned Food Month
Creative Romance Month
Great American Pie Month
National Bird Feeding Month
National Cherry Month
National Children’s Dental Health Month
National Grapefruit Month
National Weddings Month
Spunky Old Broads Month
Create a Vacuum Day
Stuffed Mushroom Day
Thank a Mailman Day
National Cancer Prevention Month
Valley of the Paws “Mobile” Pet Grooming
I LOVE them! HIGHLY recommend! Stacey and Sheila know how important caring and connecting with animals and creating everlasting relationships is. That is why they provide care for your fur babies as if they were their own and ensure that they receive the highest quality care. The mobile part is they will pick up your pet, groom at their salon in Canoga Park and drop off – ALL at no extra charge! All services include ear cleaning, teeth cleaning and nail trim. Baths start at $40 and grooming ranges between $50-$70. For more info, call 818-212-4250 or 818427-9041.
El Capitan Theatre presents The Call Of The Wild
Feb. 21st-March 1st
Adapted from the beloved literary classic, 20th Century Studios’ The Call Of The Wild vividly brings to the screen the story of Buck, a big-hearted dog whose blissful domestic life is turned upside down when he is suddenly uprooted from his California home and transplanted to the exotic wilds of the Canadian Yukon during the Gold Rush of the 1890s. As the newest rookie on a mail delivery dog sled team–and later its leader–Buck experiences the adventure of a lifetime, ultimately finding his true place in the world and becoming his own master.
Community Flea Market
Sat., Feb. 29th from 7am-2pm at the AHCCC in Calabasas
Free admission. Indoors. Local Venders. Find your next treasure!
Santa Monica History Museum Free Admission Day
February 13th from Noon-8pm
At 6pm enjoy a festive treat celebrating the holiday season. What better way to experience our current exhibition, “Santa Monica Pleasure Pier: A Look Back to 1917 From Today” than with a little holiday cheer. Free admission includes both the museum’s permanent and temporary exhibitions. With free admission, all are welcome to visit, bring family and friends, and enjoy a day of appreciate
Informational Evenings for a FREE* Moms’ Trips to Israel with JWI of Aish LA and Momentum
Feb 10th,18th, Mar 1st & 11th(Applicants must attend 1 of the evenings)
Learn about the Momentum Israel Trips with the Jewish Women’s Initiative of Aish LA(2 trips, Oct. 19th & Nov 9th). Inspire yourself to bring Jewish values to your family. Post-trip program continues your journey back in LA with Moms you bonded with on your trip. For LA or Valley Jewish Moms with children under 17. Contact Rifka at 310-278-8672 Ext 510 for more info.*Ground costs are free. Other fees apply.
Blackface In Modern Media: Author Talk & Historian Conversation
Thurs., February 6th from 6-7:30pm at the North Hollywood Amelia Earhart Regional Library
Two historians discuss how and why mocking African Americans was acceptable in recorded music, radio, film and television into the 1950s. An audience Q&A will conclude the program. This event is presented for purposes of public education and civil discourse, and open to older teens and adults of all backgrounds. Free tickets are available on Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/blackface-in-modern-media.
Lindero Cyn Middle school and Ray Saar performing, Matilda the Musical
March 6th from 7:30pm and March 7th at 2pm and 7:30pmat the Agoura Performing Arts Education Center
A story about a little girl with astonishing wit and intelligence who gives power to the powerless, help to the helpless and disaster to those who deserve it. Come see the proof that we all have the power to change our story!
Want To Reduce Your Child’s Screen Time?
Join Sew Contagious for after school sewing classes on Fridays from 4-6pm inside Degas Dance Studio located in Encino. Use of sewing machine as well as fabric and all materials needed are included. Visit www.sewcontagious.com or the Facebook page to see what the mini designers have been sewing. Email Yolanda@sewcontagious.com or call 818-723-1164 for more info.
Shayna Turk’s Academy of Rising STARS for Ages 5-15
June 30th-August 2nd Monday-Friday, from 9:30am-3:30pm in Hidden Hills
Looking to spend your summer laughing, dancing, making unforgettable memories? STARS is getting ready for our annual 5 week summer session where we will be producing West Side Story! Your child will have the chance to be in our full length production! Early and after care available for an additional fee. No experience needed!
Helping Kids Transform Negative Thoughts To Stop The Biggest Bully Of All
The Big, Bad Bully is an educational children’s book that reminds kids it’s sometimes their own words and thoughts that have a greater effect on them than a “typical” bully. The authors provide the resources to help kids break these habits, learn to think positive and build self-esteem.
$5,000 Grant for Mom-owned businesses
This $5,000 grant can help you to grow your business and take it to NEXT LEVEL success! Applications are available right now through February 6th, so don’t delay, get your application at www.highfivegrant.com. Eight finalists will be announced on 2/21. The grand prize winner will be announced on 2/29.
BL Dancehall & Saloon in Agoura
Brand new custom built dance floor along with a state of the art sound and lighting system, a game room including pool tables and other games as well as a huge patio area, outside bar and of course a stage for live performances. They also will be serving all of your favorite food and drink items! Open every Friday and Saturday night from 6pm-2am. 21+ only.
“The Teenage Brain”
Wed., Feb. 12th from 7-8:30pm in WLV
Renowned neurologist Dr. Frances E. Jensen offers a revolutionary look at the brains of teenagers. Teens are not an “alien species”; rather, they are a misunderstood one. While they have the same amount of hormones as young adults, they react very differently to them, making their brains capable of remarkable accomplishments, but also so open that they become at risk. Read the book or don’t, but come to learn how to keep communicating with your teenager or post-adolescent, even if you have long lost hope that anything is getting through! Cost: $40/person. RSVP bette@balancedparenting.com.
New Children’s Book Follows Adventures of House Pets and Their Lives with Their Loving Owners
“Animals You’ll Learn to Love” by Benessa Harrison is a charming new children’s book that introduces readers to a couple of adorable pets who are beginning new experiences. Readers will meet a young girl named Lynn who finds an affectionate puppy named Bully. After convincing her parents she is responsible enough to take care of Bully, it marks the beginning of a wonderful relationship between the two. Readers will also follow housecat Thumbelina who adores her owner but longs for an adventure outdoors. This book provides beautifully illustrated stories while promoting the importance of taking care of animals. Be sure to add it to your reader’s spring reading list!
Leo Baeck Temple Early Childhood Center Open Houses
Thursday, February 27th at 9:45am & Saturday, March 21st at 11:30am(Tot Shabbat!)
Meet with the ECC Director, Brianne Naiman, tour the beautiful boutique school and learn about the amazing program, which is the starting point for Jewish education and lifelong learning. If you prefer, you are welcome to arrange a private tour Mon.-Thurs. mornings. Call Betsy Krut at 310-476-2861 for more info!
BeachLife Festival
May 1st-3rd
Legendary performances by Steve Miller Band, Counting Crows, and Ziggy Marley & Stephen Marley’s Bob Marley Celebration headlining the 3 night event. Additional acts include UB40 feat. Ali Campbell and Astro, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Fitz and The Tantrums, LIVE, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, WAR, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Chevy Metal feat. Taylor Hawkins performing Queen, Grace VanderWaal, and more.
Coyote Canyon – 70’s Thriller Feature Film
Two sisters are chased through the desert by a masked assailant during the summer of 1979. The movie will encompass a great cast, thrilling script and top-class cinematography. The film, which features an almost all-female cast, will be influenced by a number of old-school movies. For more info and to support the campaign, visit https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/coyote-canyon-70.
Woodland Hills Therapy
If you, your child or your marriage is struggling, allow yourself to get some help. You matter. Your family matters. Your marriage matters, your anxiety matters and your depression matters. Not getting help won’t make things better. Prioritize yourself, in a compassionate environment where you or your child can learn how to make positive changes and find the happiness you deserve.
A Faery Hunt Amazing Quest
Sunday, February 23rd at 10:30am at the Sunset Theatre Co in Redondo Beach
A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences & families to inspire creativity, imagination & fun. Auntie Angelica takes the audience on a gentle adventure to help the faery royalty! With the help of the audience and the faeries, we go on a musical quest filled with fun, laughs and surprises. Many children come in costume. Call 818-324-6802 for more info.