March 11 2020

Look What This Kat Dragged In
Now Casting Kids for Major Kid Network Space Adventure Game Show
It’s a new fun kid space adventure show for a major kid network!
They are looking for teams of 3 children aged 10-12 …friends, classmates, family members – who think they have the right stuff to take part in an exciting competition in space challenges! Each child must be 10-12 years old as of July 15, 2020.
Parents submit to or email for more info.

Today in History
Johnny Appleseed Day
Worship of Tools Day
Exploring the Gift of Failure: A Wellness Gathering for Parents and Educators
Sunday, May 3rd
Speaker, Jessica Lahey, is a teacher and the New York Times bestselling author of The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed. Sign up at
Swim Season Is Coming Up, Are Your Kids Water Safe?
Do your kids need to learn swimming or refine their skills to be safer in the water? Katie Harker is a 17 year pro swim instructor/lifeguard and trainer for the American Red Cross. She teaches swimming at peoples private residences, and Lifeguard for Parties. She starts with babies as young as 9 months old and teach children up to adults. Strong swimming means they can stay in the water longer and reduce their risk of fatigue and unsafe choices. Lessons are safe, fun, and effective. Glowing references upon request. Email
Friends & Family Festival at the Wags & Walks Adoption Center
Sunday, April 26th from 3pm-6pm
With more than 5,200 dogs saved since inception, we invite our friends, alumni family, partners and community supporters to celebrate with us for a day filled with fun activations, tasty treats and of course rescue puppy kisses! All two and four-legged family members welcome. Purchase your tickets for the festival by clicking the button below. All tickets include entry to the event and W&W Tote Bag! Additional tickets for food, beverages, activities and the raffle can be purchased at the event. Cash or credit cards accepted.
Now is the Time to Refinance – Interest Rates are at Historic Lows
Have you heard the recent buzz about mortgage interest rates being at historic lows right now? No one can say how long this will last, so if you currently have a 30 year mortgage with an interest rate of 4% or higher, don’t wait another minute to start the loan process. Richard Shuben has been a mortgage broker and an attorney for over 25 years. This is a rare combination of knowledge and expertise to better assist his clients. Call (818) 883-9473 to get a quote.
Orange Twist Boutique Medi Spa
They are the leaders in non-evasive treatments such as body sculpting, skin tightening, fillers, Hydra Facial ®, Lasers and more! They offer a variety of treatments to help you achieve all of your aesthetic goals. Their highly skilled and knowledgeable team will be happy to go over all of them and recommend which ones will be most effective in helping you reach your specific goals.
The Help Group’s Special Needs Resource Fair
March 29th from 11am – 2pm at The Help Group’s Autism Center
This event features over 60 exhibitors, children’s activities, food, and family fun! This is an opportunity to discover the wonderful resources that Los Angeles has to offer its special needs community – from schools, camps, and therapeutic services to financial planning, vocational programs, and so much more! Free, just make sure to RSVP!
Heart. Soul. Pen. Live!
March 22nd at 7:30pm
One part storytelling, one part writer’s salon, HEART. SOUL. PEN. LIVE! is a showcase of women writers reading their work before a live audience, curated by HEART. SOUL. PEN. founder, Robin Finn. Talented readers include: Gayle Abrams, Kim Anton, Susan Berin, Courtney Crane, Karen Gold, Lesley Hyatt, Candace Laden, Kirsten Laurel, Lindsey Loon, Gina Wingate, and Hilary Zalon. Stories, from the uproarious to the poignant, focus on the theme of “I’ll Have What She’s Having-or Not.” 
Totally Awesome Facialist Lead
I HIGHLY recommend! 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.
23548 Calabasas Rd. Suite 205 in Calabasas, 91302
St. Patrick’s Day Playdate at The Jump Around
Tuesday, March 17th
Enjoy a large 5,000 square foot indoor playground with large inflatable bouncers, arcades, toddler room and party room! Included in Paid Admission: Pizza & Drinks, Arts & Crafts, DIY Non-Toxic Playdough and MORE!Win prizes! $8 – 12 months to 24 months. $10 – 24 months-18 years old. Adults are Free. Buy 1, get 2nd 50% off Tuesdays!Everyone must wear socks. Parking is available. RSVP before the event to get a goodie bag at
Topanga Vintage Market at Pierce College
March 22nd at Victory Blvd at Mason Ave Woodland Hills
Topanga Vintage Market is always the 4th Sunday and House Beautiful calls it the coolest flea in CA! With over 180 vintage vendors, dozens of local artisans, great food trucks and live music, it’s a wonderful place to spend the day treasure hunting with the kids. From Victorian jewelry and rusty tools to midcentury furniture, find it all! $4 admission (cash only), kids free, veterans & military forever free. Parking free. No pets please!
Voted one of the Best Purim Carnivals in the SFV
Sunday, March 15th from 10am-3pm
There is something for everyone at this carnival. Rides, Games, Carnival Food, DJ, raffles, Inflatables, art projects and more! All proceeds support children’s scholarships and camperships.
Giggle Gaggle Child Improv Class
2 Classes – Ages 4-12 and 12-19
Play some fun improv games! Learn awesome acting skills, make great friends, and hang out with the super cool teachers! There’s always fun and games, and they have great snacks too! Joy Theatre is the proud recipient of the Most Inspiring Teachers Award from the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and the Creative Coalition. The comedy has been featured on CNN and NBC and they are proud to demonstrate.
Emergency Cafe – Emergency Preparedness Concierge Service
They have everything you need to make sure you family is safe in any emergency from customized emergency plans to deluxe emergency kits.
“Once on This Island” at the Ahmanson
April 7th-May 10th
Winner of the 2018 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, “Once on This Island” is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world, and ready to risk it all for love. Guided by the mighty island gods, Ti Moune sets out on a remarkable journey to reunite with the man who has captured her heart.
Wonderful Martial Arts Lessons or Kickboxing Classes for the Entire Family
We’ve been going to 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.
Dead To Me – PaleyFest LA 2020
Saturday, March 21st at 2pm
In Person: Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini, James Marsden & Liz Feldman.
International Children’s Academy: a Unique Integration of Academics, Innovation, and Spirituality
Are you looking for an inquiry based, project/play driven, homework light education? Look at ICA! International Children’s Academy was founded in 1994 with a goal to provide a holistic educational program that encourages and supports children to be spiritually attuned, socially proficient and emotionally secure while ensuring a challenging scholastic environment. ICA serves children from 2 years old-6th grade, supporting every facet of childhood development. Schedule a tour at 310-657-6798.
High School Football Exposure Showcase
Saturday, May 16th from 9-11amat Agoura High School
Does your son have dreams of playing football at the collegiate level? The Dream Scouting Network is hosting the Dream 100, Next Level West Coast Football Showcase. The showcase will increase each student-athlete’s chances of being awarded an athletic scholarship by showcasing their talents in position specific drills.
Unlocking Your Story – Spring Writing Workshops
Tuesdays, April 21st-June 23rd from 10am-1pm in Sherman Oaks
Thursdays, April 23rd-June 25th from 10am-1pm in Santa Monica
This 10-week memoir-writing workshop is designed to explore the life experiences that have shaped and defined you. Through a variety of creative prompts and practical techniques, you’ll unleash the stories that reflect the uniqueness of your personal journey.
Instructor Karin Gutman, MFA, has been guiding writers for over 15 years and often works with deeply personal material. She has taught at Cal State Fullerton and UCLA, and coaches writers privately. For full details, visit or email Karin at
Life Is Short-Be A Better You
Allison Cohen is a licensed psychotherapist with over 15 yrs. experience helping clients remove roadblocks and reach personal goals. Allison has been featured on Today, NPR & Has Been Quoted In Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Woman’s Day, Redbook, Huffington Post, WebMD & more. Specializing in: Couples/Relationships, Self-Esteem/Growth, Family Conflict, Anxiety/Stress, Communication Skills, Life Transitions, Depression, Building Physical & Emotional Intimacy, Kink Aware, Alternative Sexuality & Intuitive Eating.
Head lice? Lice Clinics of America Can Help
When you discover head lice, your first panicked thought may be to ask Google, a friend, or your own parents for advice. Friends, grandparents & the internet are full of misinformation & ineffective remedies. Lice Clinics of America certified clinicians use the breakthrough AirAllé medical device’s precision-controlled heated air to dehydrate & kill over 99% of live lice & lice eggs (nits) in about an hour. The fastest, safest, most effective treatment available. For appt’s & more info, call 844-727-9792.
Certified Baby & Toddler Sleep Consultant
As a trusted expert in the field of pediatric sleep, Tracie Kesatie of Rest Well Baby offers professional sleep solutions that are customized to your family’s needs & sleep goals. She can help you tackle common pediatric sleep problems (frequent nighttime wakings, short naps, bedtime battles, etc.) using supportive methods that promote a secure attachment between parent & child. Contact Tracie at to learn how she can help your family get the gift of sleep!
Manual Lymphatics Drainage For The Reducing Of Swelling & Speeding Up Post Op Recovery
Dana has been at her practice as a massage therapist since 1994 and works with a Chiropractor, acupuncturist and a p/t. She specializes in:
Oncology Massage
Structural Massage
Hot Rocks Massage
Pregnancy Massage
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
TMJ ( Jaw Tightness )
Lymphatic Drainage
Located in Valley Village. Call 818-642-1228 for more info.
A Faery Hunt Amazing Quest
Sunday March 22nd from 10:30-11:30am
Faery Hunt is back at the Sunset Theatre Company for more Faery Fun! Nickelodeon named A Faery Hunt “Best Children’s Theater in Los Angeles”. You’re invited to join them on this magical musical adventure! 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! Call 818-324-6802 for more info. Groups and birthdays are welcome.