Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Having a Professional on Your Side




























I, as much as anyone, like to save money. When things can be done better yourself, why pay someone else to do it? There are times, though, when I realize my knowledge and/or my time is limited therefore the decision to hire a professional will actually serve me better. 

Have you ever been in a situation where you thought you could do-it-yourself only to find out you would have been much better off hiring someone to help? 

While there are always exceptions, that's how clients often feel when they venture out to sell or buy a home on their own. Licensed (translation: trained, experienced, knowledgeable, connected) real estate agents know all the steps - and take on the risks - when helping you sell and buy real estate. Bottom line: A good one will make the process easier than doing it on your own & will be there to help protect you and your asset. Why take the risk when a professional can help? 

If you are considering selling or buying a home, there are many, many reasons why having a professional agent on your side will also serve you better. Reach out for a no pressure conversation about how you can benefit by working with me as both a real estate & home loan agent.

#WestHills #WoodlandHills #CanogaPark #BellCanyon #Calabasas #homeseller #homebuyers #sanfernandovalleyrealestate #huntingtongroup 

Friday, June 28, 2019

The Benefits of Homeownership




Every family has a list of important dates like birthdays & anniversaries. For some, that includes the day they purchased their home.

That date is important because homeownership is not just a roof over your head. It also represents stability, wealth, and even pride! Homeownership continues to be a part of the “American Dream” as it has been for years.


BENEFITS OF HOMEOWNERSHIP

There are several obvious, financial benefits to owning a home. But do you know there are non-financial benefits also? Let’s dig deeper into both. 



Non-Financial Benefits*:
  1. Educational Achievement. Homeownership makes a significant positive impact on academic achievement. The decision to stay in school by teens, lower incidence of teenage pregnancy, higher levels of achievement in both reading and math in younger children, fewer behavioral problems, and more supportive environment from parents have all been associated with those who own their home versus rent.
  2. Civic Participation. “Homeowners have a greater financial stake in their neighborhoods than renters.” Homeowners add some stability to the neighborhood, are more politically active, have a stronger connection to their neighborhood, and volunteer more.
  3. Health Advantages. Homeownership has a positive impact on both physical and psychological health. Adjusting for a range of demographic, socioeconomic and housing-related characteristics, homeowners have a significant health advantage over renters. Homeowners report higher self-esteem, higher happiness, and lower waist circumference than renters.
  4. Public Assistance. Homeowners living in a stable neighborhood require less public assistance. Having access to home equity credit lines enables homeowners to adjust to job layoffs better, reducing their need for public assistance. 47% of homeowners indicated that they have used home equity to pay off other debts, such as credit cards, auto loans, student loans, or medical bills.
  5. Property Maintenance and Improvement. A well-maintained home not only generates benefits through consumption and safety, but a high-quality structure also raises mental health. 
  6. Pride of Ownership. This place is uniquely yours. You can customize it according to your likes and personality. Ownership entails greater individual responsibility and it comes with a sense of belonging in the community.



Financial Benefits:
  1. Appreciation. On average, home prices are expected to appreciate annually at a rate of 3.5-4% in the upcoming years, according to Steve Harney, a residential real estate expert who specializes in market trends. Constant appreciation helps to create long-term savings which translates into equity and a safety net.
  2. Home Equity. Equity is the amount of value in an asset. Homeowners contribute to a physical asset that they own versus paying for a landlord’s asset. If you have a mortgage, as the mortgage is paid every month, the debt reduces while equity increases, as long as the value remains the same or increases as well. Equity can later be tapped into and used for a plethora of reasons for homeowners.
  3. SavingsEquity in your home is money for your future. And if you have a mortgage, it is like a forced savings plan. With each mortgage payment, the principal of the loan is being reduced. Whether you need to tap into the equity to pay down bills or use for retirement down the road, you create savings when you own a home.
  4. Build Wealth. As equity increases in a property, homeowners have the opportunity to sell for a profit. The money could be used to buy a new home or an additional second home or investment property. Furthermore, a homeowners’ net worth is over 44x greater than that of a renter according to the Federal Reserve’s Survey of Consumer Finances (2013-2016 data). This gives you options including the financial freedom to save, invest, and grow.
  5. Stability. Homeowners have much more wealth than renters. Rent prices increase an average of 4% annually. For homeowners, a fixed mortgage payment allows you to save for future projects, guard against inflation, and reap the rewards of appreciation year over year.
  6. Tax Advantages. There are tax benefits to encourage homeownership. Talk to your CPA to see which benefits apply to youbefore buying, selling, or refinancing a home.

Owning a home is an investment in your future! As you can see there are many financial and non-financial benefits to take advantage of when owning a home. If you are considering selling a home and/or buying a new home, let’s talk!

*Non-Financial benefits quoted according to recent research article published by the National Association of Realtors (NAR).


Wednesday, April 24, 2019

3 Tips for Stress-Free Homeownership

Do you ever feel stressed about buying or owning a home?



For most people, owning a home is one of the – if not THE – largest investment in their life. Big ticket items, like a house, can often induce stress, particularly if times get tough. Since April is Stress Awareness month, I’m sharing 3 tips for stress-free (or at least less-stressful) homeownership.



Tip 1: Plan and prepare.


Preparation is the key to reducing stress associated with buying and owning a home. Learn as much as you can from others (family, friends, professionals) about whatever topic you are exploring. Buying a home? Building a pool? Installing a new water heater? Ask questions. Lots of them. But remember, you know your lifestyle better than anyone. What worked for another may not be best for you so keep your priorities in the forefront when making decisions. By carefully planning and educating yourself, you will gain the knowledge and confidence you need to support you and your family’s overall homeownership goals. And, when things feel confusing or overwhelming, take a moment to step back and breathe to regain clarity. (Ommmm…)

Tip 2: Know your finances.


Whether owning a home for the first time or tenth, know your finances. All of them: your available income, your assets, and your debts. Is there anything that needs to be cleaned up that would eliminate some stress? Know your budget for buying a new home or making a large home repair. Are you purchasing with cash or do you need a loan? If you need a loan, get pre-approved early in the process. What is your comfort range each month for all of your obligations, including all the expenses that come along with a home? (Think: change in utility costs, HOA dues, lawn, pool, house cleaning, etc. services.) Consider keeping a safety net in savings for unexpected expenses that may arise throughout the year. A good rule of thumb is to save around 2% of your monthly income (or whatever your budget allows) dedicated to home repairs. If you are buying a new home, you may want some additional money to tackle immediate repairs, decorate, or buy new furniture. When you have a good grip on your finances, it will help you stay on target, set proper expectations, and keep the stress under control when embarking on any new purchases. (Aummm…)

Tip 3: Reassess periodically.


I recommend evaluating your home costs at minimum, if not your entire financial picture, at least once a year. That includes asking some deeper questions: What was the purpose of buying the home in the first place? Was it to build wealth? Be closer to work? Be in a certain neighborhood or school system? Enhance quality of life? Does the home still serve your purpose or have your priorities changed? Evaluate your mortgage, insurance, and all other home related expenses (utilities, home maintenance, and even luxury items such as cable or memberships) to either make sure you still have the best deal or determine if there is anywhere to save if you are feeling pinched. For instance, call your homeowner’s insurance provider annually to review your policy. Major repairs, such as a new roof, could potentially lower your premium. If available and need be, tap into your home’s equity to help establish the safety net and rest easier knowing it’s there when and if you need it. This annual audit can help you be and feel more in control of your housing expenses on an ongoing basis. (Ahhhh…)

There are many things that can add stress to our lives. Our home doesn’t have to be one of them. So, if you are feeling a little stress - or a lot - particularly related to homeownership, take some time to plan & prepare, know your finances, and reassess periodically to remain cool and calm. There are professionals like therapists, financial planners, CPAs and me who can help!

#stressfreehomeownership #stressawarenessmonth #homeownership #homebuyers #homeseller #homeloan

Friday, March 22, 2019

Upcoming Events in/around West Hills












Looking for something to do this weekend and into next week? Check out some of these upcoming events in/around the West Hills area that may be of interest to residents in the community.


FRIDAY, MAR 22
10am – Hot Wheels: Race to Win(through 4/28), Discovery Cube, Los Angeles

10:30am – Music Play Date with Kristin, Warner Ranch Park, Woodland Hills

1pm – Scootie Gootz Playdate FUN-raiser!, Scootie Gootz, Woodland Hills

3-10pm – 50thAnniversary 3 Day Carnival, El Camino Real Charter H.S., Woodland Hills (all weekend)

5pm – Two Doughs Pizza, Malibu Wines & Beer Garden, West Hills

7:30pm – The Chaminade Players present “The Wizard of Oz”, Chaminade Tutor Center for the Performing Arts, West Hills

8pm – Twelfth Night, LA Pierce College Theatre, Woodland Hills

8-11pm – Jam Night with the Captain Morgan Band, Lenny’s Smokehouse, Chatsworth Lake Manor


SATURDAY, MAR 23
8am-1pm – Calabasas Farmer’s Market(weekly), Old Town along Calabasas Rd, Calabasas

10-11:30am – DIY Workshop: Installing Tile Backsplash, The Home Depot, West Hills

11am – Adoptions Event, Pet Food Express, Woodland Hills

11am – Weekend Brunch & Bottomless Mimosas, Anejo Cantina & Grill, Sherman Oaks (and Sunday)

11am-7pm - Vegan Street Fair 2018, 11223 Chandler Blvd, North Hollywood (and Sunday)

2pm – Free Voice Lesson Saturday, Sam Ash Music Stores, Canoga Park

8-10pm – San Fernando Valley Symphony Orchestra, Calabasas Performing Arts Education Center


SUNDAY, MAR 24
10am – Superhero Training with Spiderman,We Rock the Spectrum, Woodland Hills

10am-4pm – Purim Carnival, Temple Aliyah, Woodland Hills

11am-3pm – Purim Carnival, Shomrei Torah Synagogue, West Hills

1-5pm – Bluegrass Jam, West Valley Music Center, West Hills (fourth Sunday monthly)

3pm – Live Music Sunday Dance Party, Sagebrush Cantina, Calabasas


MONDAY, MAR 25
12:30pm - Mindful Awareness Meditationweekly drop-in session, UCLA Medical Center (Ronald Regan until Mar 25), Los Angeles

3:30pm – Story Time, Encino/Tarzana Library, Tarzana


TUESDAY, MAR 26
10:30am – Interactive Musical Story Time, The Play Destination, Agoura Hills

5-9pm – Chatsworth Eats, food trucks everywhere, Chatsworth


WEDNESDAY, MAR 27
10:30am – Story Time, Platt Library, West Hills

5pm-9pm –Northridge Farmer’s Market, Northridge (every Wed)

6pm – LAPD Community Town Hall meeting, 6844 Oakdale Ave, Winnetka

6:30pm - Forum on “Surviving an Active Shooter”with LAPD Sgt. Cathy Riggs and other guests, El Camino Real H.S., Woodland Hills


THURSDAY, MAR 28
10am – Story Time, Barnes & Noble, Calabasas

1:30pm – Story Time (3-6 yr old),Calabasas Library, Calabasas

8pm – Stand-up at The Six, The Six, Calabasas (last Thurs of every month)

9pm – Karaoke Thursdays, Dirty Bull Tavern, Woodland Hills


OTHER POINTS OF INTEREST
MAR 1 – JUN 7-First Friday’s at the Natural History Museum, Los Angeles


Have an upcoming event you would like to have included in a future post? Email me the info to be considered.

Please note, not all community events are mentioned, nor are all the details posted about each event, including changes to date, time, location, or cancellations. Be sure to research and confirm specific details for any event in which you are interested on your own.

#WestHills, #WestHillsevents, #WestHillscalendar, #WoodlandHills, #Calabasas, #BellCanyon, #CanogaPark, #HiddenHills, #SanFernandoValley, #LosAngeles, #westhillsrealestate #askChasity

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Upcoming Events in/around West Hills











Looking for something to do this weekend and into next week? Check out some of these upcoming events in/around the West Hills area that may be of interest to residents in the community.


FRIDAY, MAR 15
10am – St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, Malibu Wines & Beer Garden, West Hills (through Sun, Mar 17)

10am – Hot Wheels: Race to Win(through 4/28), Discovery Cube, Los Angeles

1:30pm – St. Patrick’s Day Dance, Canoga Park Senior Citizens Center, Canoga Park

4pm – Drum Circle Friday, We Rock the Spectrum, Woodland Hills

5pm – Two Doughs Pizza, Malibu Wines & Beer Garden, West Hills

6pm – Friday Night Ceviche, Shutters on the Beach, Santa Monica 

7:30pm – The Wizard of Ozperformed by the Chaminade Players, Chaminade College Prep, West Hills

8pm – West Valley Playhouse presents Agatha Christie’s “Towards Zero”, north end of Promenade Mall, Woodland Hills

8-11pm – Jam Night with the Captain Morgan Band, Lenny’s Smokehouse, Chatsworth Lake Manor

SATURDAY, MAR 16
8am-1pm – Calabasas Farmer’s Market(weekly), Old Town along Calabasas Rd, Calabasas

9am – Calabasas Shamrock Shuffle 2019, Calabasas

9:30am-12:30pm – Free Skin Cancer Screening, Expert Dermatology 23101 Sherman Place, West Hills

10-11:30am – DIY Workshop: Installing Ceiling Fans, The Home Depot, West Hills

10am-12pm – 2019 Annual Preschool Palooza, Shepherd of the Valley Preschool, West Hills

10am-3pm – Free Electronic Waste Rounduppresented by the City of Calabasas, Bristol Farms parking lot, Woodland Hills

11am – St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations, Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, Calabasas

11:30am - Instant Pot Cooking Class, Olive Alchemy, Calabasas

2-4pm – Incredibles Party, Scootie Gootz, Woodland Hills. Space is limited – RSVP!

2pm – Free Voice Lesson Saturday, Sam Ash Music Stores, Canoga Park

5:30pm – 4thAnnual Variety Show, Elks Lodge, Canoga Park


SUNDAY, MAR 17
St. Patrick’s Day!

11am – 3pm – Healthy Spot Adoption Event, Healthy Spot, Woodland Hills (third Sun each month)

11am-3pm – Summer Camp Fairwith Calabasas Mommy, The Commons, Calabasas

4:30-6:30pm – Kids St. Patrick’s Day Party, We Rock the Spectrum, Woodland Hills

5pm – Restorative Yoga with Patti, The Follow Your Heart Community Center, Canoga Park (see schedule for other classes)


MONDAY, MAR 18
12:30pm - Mindful Awareness Meditationweekly drop-in session, UCLA Medical Center (Ronald Regan until Mar 25), Los Angeles

3:30pm – Story Time, Encino/Tarzana Library, Tarzana


TUESDAY, MAR 19
10:30am – Interactive Musical Story Time, The Play Destination, Agoura Hills

5-9pm – Chatsworth Eats, food trucks everywhere, Chatsworth


WEDNESDAY, MAR 20
10:30am – Story Time, Platt Library, West Hills

5pm-9pm –Northridge Farmer’s Market, Northridge (every Wed)


THURSDAY, MAR 21
10am – Story Time, Barnes & Noble, Calabasas

1:30pm – Story Time (3-6 yr old),Calabasas Library, Calabasas

9pm – Karaoke Thursdays, Dirty Bull Tavern, Woodland Hills


OTHER POINTS OF INTEREST
MAR 1 – 17 - Obvious Plant’s Museum of Toys, START, Los Angeles
MAR 1 – JUN 7-First Friday’s at the Natural History Museum, Los Angeles


Have an upcoming event you would like to have included in a future post? Email me the info to be considered.

Please note, not all community events are mentioned, nor are all the details posted about each event, including changes to date, time, location, or cancellations. Be sure to research and confirm specific details for any event in which you are interested on your own.

#WestHills, #WestHillsevents, #WestHillscalendar, #WoodlandHills, #Calabasas, #BellCanyon, #CanogaPark, #HiddenHills, #SanFernandoValley, #LosAngeles, #westhillsrealestate

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Upcoming Events in/around West Hills








Looking for something to do this weekend and into next week? Check out some of these upcoming events in/around the West Hills area that may be of interest to residents in the community.

FEATURED EVENT:
Feb 28 – Mar 3 -LA Kids Consignment Spring 2019 Sale, 9124 Reseda Blvd, Northridge


FRIDAY, MAR 1
9:30am – West Valley MOPS March Meeting, West Valley MOPS, Woodland Hills

10am – Hot Wheels: Race to Win(through 4/28), Discovery Cube, Los Angeles

10:30am – Weaving a New Story, Calabasas

6pm – First Friday Series: Celebrations of Music, Art, Design, and Innovation, 9410 Owensmouth, Chatsworth

7pm – Meditation Techniques for Stilling the Mind, The Soul Center Yoga, West Hills

8-11pm – Jam Night with the Captain Morgan Band, Lenny’s Smokehouse, Chatsworth Lake Manor


SATURDAY, MAR 2
8am-1pm – Calabasas Farmer’s Market(weekly), Old Town along Calabasas Rd, Calabasas

9am-12pm – Kids Build Clock Trays using Free kits, Home Depot, West Hills

9:30am – Tae Bo® Fitness Class by Billy Blanks, Billy Blanks World Training Center, Woodland Hills (check out for other fitness classes available)

12-1pm – Kids Kitchen, Braemar Country Club, Tarzana (first Sat of every month)

12pm – Food Truck Extravaganza, Malibu Wines & Beer Garden, West Hills

1pm – Restaurant Expo, West Valley Warner Center Chamber of Commerce, Woodland Hills

7:30pm – Follow Your Heart Presents Journey Through Japan, 7-Course Dining Experience,Follow Your Heart Market, Canoga Park

Clean Out Your Closets Donation Event, Hope in the Darkness, Woodland Hills


SUNDAY, MAR 3
9am – Beginner-Friendly Mountain Bike Ride, Santa Monica Mountains Cyclery, Woodland Hills

11am – 15thAnnual Poker Tournament, Woodland Hills Country Club, Woodland Hills

12pm – Bluegrass Jam, Guitar Merchant, West Hills

12pm- Imperial Western Mardi Gras, Imperial Western Beer Co, Union Station Downtown LA

1pm – Story Time, Petting Zoo & Ponies, Shomrei Torah Synagogue, West Hills


MONDAY, MAR 4
12:30pm - Mindful Awareness Meditationweekly drop-in session, UCLA Medical Center (Ronald Regan until Mar 25), Los Angeles

3:30pm – Story Time, Encino/Tarzana Library, Tarzana


TUESDAY, MAR 5
10:30am – Interactive Musical Story Time, The Play Destination, Agoura Hills

5-9pm – Chatsworth Eats, food trucks everywhere, Chatsworth

5pm – Award Nominated Date Night at the Grove, The Grove, Los Angeles


WEDNESDAY, MAR 6
10:30am – Story Time, Platt Library, West Hills


THURSDAY, MAR 7
10am – Story Time, Barnes & Noble, Calabasas

1:30pm – Story Time (3-6 yr old),Calabasas Library, Calabasas

7pm – 3 for 1 Thursday, GlowZone LA, Woodland Hills

9pm – Karaoke Thursdays, Dirty Bull Tavern, Woodland Hills


OTHER POINTS OF INTEREST
MAR 1 – 17 - Obvious Plant’s Museum of Toys, START, Los Angeles
MAR 2 – 10 – Dana Point Festival of Whales, Dana Point Harbor, Orange Co.
MAR 1 – JUN 7 - First Friday’s at the Natural History Museum, Los Angeles


Have an upcoming event you would like to have included in a future post? Email me the info to be considered.

Please note, not all community events are mentioned, nor are all the details posted about each event, including changes to date, time, location, or cancellations. Be sure to research and confirm specific details for any event in which you are interested on your own.

#WestHills, #WestHillsevents, #WestHillscalendar, #WoodlandHills, #Calabasas, #BellCanyon, #CanogaPark, #HiddenHills, #SanFernandoValley, #LosAngeles, #westhillsrealestate

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Upcoming Events in/around West Hills








Looking for something to do this weekend and into next week? Check out some of these upcoming events in/around the West Hills area that may be of interest to residents in the community.


FRIDAY, FEB. 22
10am-12pm – FREE Jobs Workshop, Family Rescue Center, Canoga Park

10am – Hot Wheels: Race to Win(through 4/28), Discovery Cube, Los Angeles

10:30-11am – Music Play Date with Kristin Sonihosted by FIT4MOM WSFV, Chatsworth Park South, Chatsworth

7pm – Chocolate and Art Show LA, The Vortex, Los Angeles

8-11pm – Jam Night with the Captain Morgan Band, Lenny’s Smokehouse, Chatsworth Lake Manor


SATURDAY, FEB. 23
8am-1pm – Calabasas Farmer’s Market(weekly), Old Town along Calabasas Rd, Calabasas

8:30-11:30am – Volunteer for Children’s Hunger Fund, meet in the West Hills Church parking lot to carpool, West Hills

9am-12pm – Electronics Waste Drop-Off Event, hosted by El Camino Real HS Student Council & the LA Conservation Corps, parking lot at Valley Cir Blvd & Mariano St, Woodland Hills

10-11:30am – DIY workshop on Installing Wall Tile,Home Depot, Woodland Hills

7-10:30pm – Chaminade Film Festival, Tutor Family Performing Arts Center at Chaminade C.P.H.S., West Hills


SUNDAY, FEB. 24
8am – Topanga VINTAGE Market, Pierce College Mason Entrance, Woodland Hills

8am – Open House Body Back Class, Chatsworth Park South Rec Center, Chatsworth

10am – Calabasas Mommy Play Date, The Little Gym of Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley

12pm - Santa Monica Wine Fest,  Barker Hanger, Santa Monica

4pm – Small Group Painting Party, The Legacy Center, Woodland Hills

1-5pm – Bluegrass Jamwith the Bluegrass Assoc. of S0. Cal, 4thSunday of each month at the West Valley Music Center, West Hills


MONDAY, FEB. 25
10am – Tot Squad – Baby Gear Services, Gelson’s Market, Calabasas

10:30am – Estate Planning and Pastries with Jenna, Panera Break, Woodland Hills

12:30pm - Mindful Awareness Meditationweekly drop-in session, UCLA Medical Center (Ronald Regan until Mar 25), Los Angeles

3pm – Free Craft and Treat Day, The Play Destination, Agoura Hills

7pm – Relax and Rejuvenate, BetterBody Fitness, Calabasas


TUESDAY, FEB. 26
5-9pm – Chatsworth Eats, food trucks everywhere, Chatsworth

5pm – Award Nominated Date Night at the Grove, The Grove, Los Angeles

7:30pm – Paint Night Out,IAC Shepher Community Center, Woodland Hills

9pm – 20% Off Tuesday Karaoke, Dirty Bull Tavern, Woodland Hills


WEDNESDAY, FEB 27
9am – Art Show and Sales, King Gillette Ranch, Calabasas

5pm – Dr. Seuss – Rhyme Time, Braemar Country Club, Tarzana

5pm – Mommy and Me Fitness Group, IAC Shepher Community Center, Woodland Hills

6pm – LAPD Community Town Hall meeting, 6844 Oakdale Ave, Winnetka

7:45pm – Belly Dancing, IAC Shepher Community Center, Woodland Hills

9pm – Retro Trivia Night, Dirty Bull Tavern, Woodland Hills


THURSDAY, FEB 28
6:45am – Sunrise breath + balance, Inner Power Yoga, Woodland Hills

9am – Bay Laurel’s Book Fair, Barnes & Noble, Calabasas

3:3opm – Mad Science Returns  With Sounds Like Science, LA Public Library, Woodland Hills

5pm – Huge Friends of the Woodland Hills Library Book Sale, LA Public Library, Woodland Hills

6pm- Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, Relevant Church of W.H., Woodland Hills

6:30pm – Run Hide Fight, St Bernardine of Siena, Woodland Hills

7pm – 3 for 1 Thursday, GlowZone LA, Woodland Hills

8pm – Stand-up at The Six, The Six, Calabasas

9pm – Karaoke Thursdays, Dirty Bull Tavern, Woodland Hills


Feb 28 – Mar 3
LA Kids Consignment Spring 2019 Sale, 9124 Reseda Blvd, Northridge



Have an upcoming event you would like to have included in a future post? Email me the info to be considered.

Please note, not all community events are mentioned, nor are all the details posted about each event, including changes to date, time, location, or cancellations. Be sure to research and confirm specific details for any event in which you are interested on your own.

#WestHills, #WestHillsevents, #WestHillscalendar, #WoodlandHills, #Calabasas, #BellCanyon, #CanogaPark, #HiddenHills, #SanFernandoValley, #LosAngeles, #westhillsrealestate

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Upcoming Events in/around West Hills



Looking for something to do this weekend and into next week? Check out some of these upcoming events in/around the West Hills area that may be of interest to residents in the community.


FRIDAY, FEB. 15
10am – Valentine’s Wine + Chocolate Pairing, Malibu Wines & Beer Garden, West Hills

10am – Hot Wheels: Race to Win(through 4/28), Discovery Cube, Los Angeles

2pm – Disgusting Food Museum, A+D Museum, Los Angeles

5pm – Galentine’s Day, Malibu Wines & Beer Garden, West Hills

8-11pm – Jam Night with the Captain Morgan Band, Lenny’s Smokehouse, Chatsworth Lake Manor

TBD – startup Art Fair Los Angeles (through 2/17), The Kinney, Venice Beach


SATURDAY, FEB. 16
8am – Body Back Demo Class, Chatsworth Park South, Chatsworth

8am-1pm – Calabasas Farmer’s Market(weekly), Old Town along Calabasas Rd, Calabasas

10am – Knapp Ranch Adult Softball Draft Day, Knapp Ranch Park, West Hills

10am-3pm – “A Celebration of Black Culture: Journey to Success”, El Camino Real Charter H.S., Woodland Hills

10am-3pm – City of Calabasas presents Free electronic waste round-up, Bristol Farms parking lot, Woodland Hills

8:30pm – The SFV Marine Corps League presents A Valentine’s Love Jam, Knights of the Columbus Hall, Canoga Park


SUNDAY, FEB. 17
1oam – 2019 Black History Month Street Festival, Historical Leimert Park, Los Angeles

2pm – 2019 Lunar New Year Celebration– The Grove, Los Angeles

6pm – Cocktails and Ghost Stories, The Wolves DTLA, Los Angeles


MONDAY, FEB. 18
- President’s Day - 

9am – President’s Day – Camp & Supervised Play, We Rock the Spectrum, Woodland Hills

9am – Lunar New Year 2019 (last day), Universal Studios, Hollywood

10am-6pm – Random Acts of Kindness – Free Stress Screening, Restoration Chiropractic, Calabasas

5pm – Award Nominated Date Night, The Grove, Los Angeles


TUESDAY, FEB. 19
9am – Art Show and Sales, King Gillette Ranch, Calabasas

10am – School Tours(pre-school & elementary), Woodland Hills Private School, Woodland Hills

10am – Ceramics, IAC Shepher Community Center, Woodland Hills

10:30am – Cloud Dough Play Date, Knapp Ranch Park, West Hills

5-9pm – Chatsworth Eats, food trucks everywhere, Chatsworth

9pm – Tuesday Karaoke, Dirty Bull Tavern, Woodland Hills


WEDNESDAY, FEB 20
10:30am – Pete the Cat Story Time & Craft, Warner Ranch Park, Woodland Hills

12pm – FREE Boxing Class, Tapout Fitness, Woodland Hills

6pm – The Winter Night Sky Astronomy Program, LA Public Library, Woodland Hills

9pm – Retro Trivia Night!, Dirty Bull Tavern, Woodland Hills


THURSDAY, FEB 21
6:45am – Sunrise breath + balance, Inner Power Yoga, Woodland Hills

10am – General Business Luncheon, Woodland Hills Country Club, Woodland Hills

6pm – Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, Relevant Church of W.H., Woodland Hills

8pm – The Soft Side of the Meteor, Picwick’s Pub, Woodland Hills



Have an upcoming event you would like to have included in a future post? Email me the info to be considered.

Please note, not all community events are mentioned, nor are all the details posted about each event, including changes to date, time, location, or cancellations. Be sure to research and confirm specific details for any event in which you are interested on your own.

#WestHills, #WestHillsevents, #WestHillscalendar, #WoodlandHills, #Calabasas, #BellCanyon, #CanogaPark, #HiddenHills, #SanFernandoValley, #LosAngeles, #HuntingtonGroup, #askChasity

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