May 26 2020

The Help Group’s Summer Camps Have Gone Virtual!
In this upside down world, The Help Group’s summer camps will be virtual starting June 15th! During these online summer camps, 6-18 year olds with ASD & other special needs will be provided a safe and enriching atmosphere to engage, experience & explore. Each camper is matched to ensure an appropriate peer group. Campers will participate in a wide range of fun activities, such as social skills, fun & fitness, games, science experiments, arts & crafts, and so much more! Siblings are welcome.
Today in History
Sally Ride Day
The Covid NineTeen project
Provides free teen-led activities and one-on-one tutoring meant to support elementary school students. The teen mentors help keep children motivated and take stress off of parents. They are a group of motivated teens who are using this valuable time to make a difference in the world. They hope to serve as mentors for elementary school children to help them fill their time and continue to flourish despite the uncertainty of the outside world.
Paint by Number
The Healing Power Of Art – Just like adult coloring books, paint by numbers for adults has been scientifically proven to reduce anxiety, create focus, and promote mindfulness. Big discounts! There are SO many options and all sets are reasonably priced!
Does Your Dog Need Training?
At It’s Just a Dog Thing, their experience, knowledge, patience, natural affinity with dogs & enthusiasm, can help your disobedient, mischievous, devious, defiant, rebellious & naughty dog, to an amazing, cooperative, obedient, family pet. Shawn and her teams attention to detail ensure that your dog will thrive, utilizing positive methods to address the negative behaviors. They also will take the time to make sure your entire household has interaction with the dog & is taught the common language used during the training. They board dogs too! I highly recommend!
How Coronavirus Shifted the Stakes of Teenage Rebellion
LIKE Movie – For You and Your Teens
It explores the impact of social media on our lives and the effects of technology on the brain. The goal of the film is to inspire and help equip us to self-regulate. Social media is a tool and social platforms are a place to connect, share, and care… but is that what’s really happening?
A Noise Within Takes “Summer With Shakespeare” Program Online
June 15th-July 17th
A Noise Within has transformed their sold-out Summer with Shakespeare into an immersive online program to enjoy from your own home! They will have swords, acting, improv, set and costume design. Designed to challenge and engage young artists, this program enhances acting and public speaking skills, builds self-confidence, and offers invaluable experience in the crafts of the theatre. For more information about educational opportunities, contact Alicia Green at
Artists Teaching Artists Led By UC Berkeley Students
Now-August 3rd
Clio Smithis a HTLA graduate and current UC Berkeley student, who manages Artist teaching Artists as an arts educational program for college students to teach younger students art. She and her team are offering virtual classes over zoom this summer. Over this 10 week course, your child will be exposed to art movements, styles, and practices. Classes are one hour per week and available via sign up at
Does Your Child Want To Be On Broadway?
Online Voice and Acting Coaching! Does your child love to sing and act? Study with someone who’s actually been on Broadway and still has a career in the entertainment business! Michelle Lane, the Vocal Coach at Calabasas High (renowned for its arts program), is accepting new students for online voice lessons! Choose between 1 hour or 30 min. lessons working vocal technique as well as acting coaching all in one session! Email to learn more!
Bored of Boredom
Great new site for kids! Students dedicated to ensuring that children remain intellectually stimulated and free from boredom (for free) during this time of social distancing.
How to Turn Your Trash into Family Treasures
Sunday, May 31st at 4pm
Ran out of activities to pursue with your kids at home? Recycling and repurposing are hot and at the center of our Jewish values. In this one-time family workshop, we will learn how to transform yesterday’s “waste” into meaningful, practical recyclable art. Come on, reveal your best rubbish!
Online Theatre Camp For Kids and Teens
Ranked #6 in Parade Magazine’s “40+ Best Virtual Summer Camps of 2020”, welcome to a new online summer camp which brings the exciting world of theatre home to your living room! Join this dynamic and interactive theatre experience for children and teens, ages 6-15, where students spend each and every day acting, singing, dancing, and more! From the shy wallflower to the class clown: All levels of experience welcome!
Virtual Games To Keep Your Family and Friends Connected
Mystery Trip has created Virtual Trivia, Scavenger Hunts and Family Feud for families and friends to stay connected during these socially-distanced times. Games can be customized for your group to make it extra special! Perfect for birthday parties (kids AND adults), weekly family Zooms, Father’s Day or just because.
Now Casting For The Biggest Loser
This revamped version of the series has a holistic approach to health and wellness. They feature individuals who are looking to lose weight and improve their overall health and well-being. A team of experts help guide the contestants as they embark on an incredible transformation in their lives! Past seasons found inspiring contestants- many who had incredible weight loss, improved their overall health and formed lifelong support and friendships on the show. If you have (around) 100+lbs to lose or know someone who is interested, apply at
Bold Voices: A Live Music Benefit for WriteGirl
Saturday, May 30th from 12-6pm
For 19 years, WriteGirl has been encouraging teen girls to express their ideas, stories and hopes for the future. During this challenging time we need to continue to be there for them, to help build their resilience, their confidence, and help them navigate into college and careers. Tune in on Facebook Live for this important fundraiser, and tell your friends about it! WriteGirl is also holding an online silent auction that includes a vintage typewriter signed by Tom Hanks!
30% Off Flip Flops
Assorted colors and designs for teens and ladies. Now is the time to buy as summer is approaching!Use coupon 30OFF at checkout.
24 Super Easy, No-Bake Summer Treats
Is Your Olive Oil, Like, Extra Virgin?
June 1st at 12pm
What’s in your bottle? Join this online event your beautiful bottle, a piece of bread, some dark chocolate and a slice of hard cheese! Join Brightland founder Aishwarya Iyer at the Ebell fora fundraising talk & taste about her made in California olive oil. $10 suggested donation and 10% of every sale at circles back to help ensure the future of the The Ebell of Los Angeles (shipping takes 5-7 days).
Online Music & New Royalty Training Classes With Lovebug & Me Music!
LoveBug & Me Music’s award-winning parent/child music program is offering online classes, including their new Royalty Training Classes featuring LoveBug’s friend The Frozen Princess & Disney songs! Your favorite teachers teach LIVE 45 minute classes every day and personalize the experience with your child’s name. Sing songs, dance, play instruments and hang out with your good friend, LoveBug. Royalty Training Classes are happening now! & Hawaiian Vacation Summer Music Series starts June 13th.
Fun, Affordable Online Dance Classes
Variety of ages and styles available. Looking for something active and creative for your kids to do? Check out the Zoom dance classes! They offer ages four-teen, and styles like Hip Hop, Ballet, Musical Theatre, Cheer, and more!