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Join us for a New Year of Creativity and Fun with…

Does your child have a talent for music or dance?

Are they banging around on the piano, playing air guitar, belting out their favorite songs, using your kitchen pots and pans as a drumset, or spinning and bouncing around the house? Then it’s time to let them channel all of that creative energy into music and/or dance lessons! We teach over 1,300 kids, teens, and adults music lessons in: piano, guitar, voice, singing, violin, cello, drums, mandolin, ukulele, bass, brass, woodwinds, preschool music & dance classes in ballet, hip-hop, tap, jazz, contemporary, tumbling and more.

Over 10,000 families, 60,000 Lessons Provided Annually, 39 years. Stop by for a tour of Louisiana’s largest, private school of music and dance, call us or visit

WWW.LAAPA.COM for more information

It’s Easy to Get Started – Call Now!

(985) 674-2992 • (Mandeville) | (985) 590-4545 • (Covington) “Our experience at LAAPA has been fantastic. The instructors are amazing, talented and relate well to kids. The school is well run. Music lessons are a highlight of our week!.” ~ Anya Lincoln-Dunn


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Ages 18 mos - Adult Programs Offered:

Ballet • Tap • Jazz • Hip Hop • Lyrical • Mini Movers’ Mini Ballet Toddler Princess Ballet/Tap Combo • Tiny Tappers • Jazzerinas Jumps & Turns • Mini Gym • Stretch & Strength • Jammin’ Junior Jazz Tumbling • Non Recital Classes • New Daytime Classes Private Lessons • National Award Winning Competitive Program

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December INDEX

Cover Kid - Caroline, age 3 Photo by Little Tree Photography littletreenola.com

Acting/Drama/Modeling

Cooking Instruction

Louisiana Academy of the Culinary Kids . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Performing Arts . . . . . . . 3 Dance Instruction/Apparel Art Instruction Elite Dance . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Art Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Meta Fairburn’s Dance Brushworks Academy of Art .7 Academy . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Baby & Children’s Furniture Thibodeaux Dance . . . . . . 14 Baby’s Corner . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Dentist/Orthodontics Once Upon A Child . . . . . . 10 Bippo’s Place for Smiles . . 2 Baby Ultrasounds Children’s Dental Cottage 27 Sound Imaging . . . . . . . . . . 25 Todd Brausell, D.D.S. . . . . 13 Camps

Art Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Brushworks Academy of Art .7 Pelican Athletic Club . . . . . 29 X Fusion Family Arena . . . . . 23 Cheerleading Spirit Professionals . . . . . . . 18 Chiropractor

Sports & Family Chiropractor . . . . . . . . . . 33 Clothing, Consignment, Shoes & Specialty Items, & Gifts

Audubon Zoo . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Baby’s Corner . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Once Upon A Child . . . . . . 10 Simply Chic Boutique . . . . 29

Community Awareness

Angels Grove Ranch . . . . . 8 Boy Scouts . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Dat Rollin Ranch . . . . . . . . 27 Hope House . . . . . . . . . .4, 28 Louisiana Discovery Center . 32

Parker Speech & Language Spirit Professionals . . . . . . . 18 Therapy . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 The Little Gym . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Pelican Athletic Club . . . . . 29 X Fusion Family Arena . . . . . 23 Graphic Designer Zoo 2 U . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 SEDesigns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Pet Goods/Services Gymnastics Adventure Pets . . . . . . . . . . . .9 The Little Gym . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Mandevil e Animal Hospital . .33 Healthcare/Therapies

Access Health Louisiana . . . 25 Innovative Suit Therapy & Fitness . . . . . . . . 11 Education/Preschools & Nitpicking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Mom’s Day Out Parker Speech & Language Covington Montessori . . . . 16 Therapy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Hosanna Christian Preschool .27 Sports & Family Huntington Learning Center 14 Chiropractor . . . . . . 33 Kinder Haus Montessori . . 5 Inflatable Rentals/Parties Louisiana Discovery Center . 32 TDK Party Rentals . . . . . . . 4 Mathnasium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Kids Night Mary Queen of Peace X Fusion Family Arena . . . . . 23 Catholic School . . . . . . . . . 23 Music/Voice/Piano Montessori Christian Academy 13 Instruction My Lit le Sprout . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Brushworks Academy of Art .7 Noah’s Arc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Louisiana Academy of the Pelican Athletic Club . . . . . 29 Performing Arts . . . . . . . 3 Play & Learn . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Party Ideas/Resources St. Michaels Episcopal . . . 9 Angels Grove Ranch . . . . . 8 Fitness/Nutrition/ Art Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Weight Loss Brushworks Academy of Art .7 Core Meals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Culinary Kids . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Innovative Suit Therapy & Dat Rollin Ranch . . . . . . . . . 27 Fitness . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Louisiana Discovery Center . 32 Optimal Health . . . . . . . . . . 22 Pelican Athletic Club . . . . . 29

Photography FrannyS Photography . . . 26 Skin Care/Nails/Hair

Jacqulines Hair Salon . . . . 16 Endless Summer . . . . . . . . 31 Kristi King . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Nitpicking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

Special Events

Angel Grove Ranch . . . 8 Lakeside NOLA Christmas Fest . . . . . .36 Zoo Year’s Eve . . . . . . . . . . 12 Swimming Instruction

Northshore Swim . . . . . . . . 5 Pelican Athletic Club . . . . . 29 Toys/Outdoor Play Blackwell’s ATV/Go Carts . 17 Travel Agency

Cupcake Castles Travel. . . 31 Vision

Eye Care 20/20 . . . . . . . . . 31 Infinite Vision . . . . . . . . . . . 29

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Our children grow academically, socially, and spiritually.

Mother's Day Out

12 months - 24 months 9am-1pm, 2 or 4 days available Socialization • Art • Music • Play Time

Preschool

18 months old through 5 years 9am-3pm Extended Hours 7:30am • 5:30pm 3 or 5 Days Available

Open Registration January 16th

Call for a private tour! 626-5724 • www.stmichaelspreschool.edu 4499 Sharp Rd. • Mandeville Please say, “I saw it in the Kids & Family Resource Guide!”

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We Bring The Zoo To You! D

NTA AN VISIT SRAEINDEER HIS 17TH ER 3RDDR& B 0 M $2 E EN C E IL D ULTS $15/CH AD

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Pygmy Goats • Lamb • Pot Bellied Pig Rabbits • Chickens • Tortoise • Horses

The Ho Are Helidays Call to re! Live Re see our indeer!

Birthdays • School Fairs • Day Cares • Summer Camps Christmas Parties • Company Parties

(504) 756-1501 or (985) 796-8444 Folsom, LA • www.zoo2uparties.com

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Come see the art offi our state of ce tv’s, Sony , Big screen Playsta and more tions .

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends your child’s 1st dental visit to be at age 1.

Dr. Brasuell encourages parents to accompany their children in the clinical area.

Certified, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

985-892-5942

189 Greenbriar Blvd., Ste. A • Covington toddbrasuelldds.com

Are you looking for a loving, family atmosphere for your little one? Ages 12 Mos. - Kindergarten

SPACE AVAILABLE CALL US FOR A TOUR!

A small school with a huge heart for Jesus and

Additional space in our new building

His children.

• Accredited Montessori School • Qualified, Experienced and loving Montessori educators • The lowest student/teacher ratio in town: 5 to 1 • Sign language, Foreign language, and Music • Safe and secure environment • Full time, Part time available • Extended Hours Available • State Licensed

www.montessorichristianacademy.net 4441 Iberville St. • Mandeville

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Sarah Kay Margavio, age 11

Ethan Falcon, age 8

Christmas Workshops Art Instruction for Children and Teens Call

(985) 674-2023

Click www.arttime.biz

Visit

705 Asbury Dr., Mandeville

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Competitive and non-competitive team evaluations will be in May

Check the website for times. Beginners & All Skill Levels Welcome!

Cheer Basics and Ninja sessions start week of January 15th We offer Competitive & Non-Competitive Cheerleading Teams! Cheerleading teams ages 4 and up

Beginners and all skill levels welcome!

• No experience necessary and no tryouts! • Cheer Basics focuses on the fundamentals of cheerleading and is great for beginners that are interested in joining a team or just having fun! • Make friends, learn stunting, pyramids, cheer, chants, jumps and dance skills!

Summer Cheerleading & Tumbling Camps

check website for specific dates


& g n i l b m rs! e u t T r r a u u o q Y ead H g n i d a Cheerle Tumbling classes ages 3 and up You can join anytime! We have month to month contracts!

Ninja Birthday Parties Visit our website for tumbling class & camp information

985-345-4383 www.spiritprofessionals.com


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SOUND MEDICAL IMAGING

Bond with your baby here first. All sonographers are registered medical sonographers with more than 20 years experience. Find out the gender, if he sucks their thumb, if she has her daddy’s demples or mom’s nose. Live gender reveal, we can come to you.

Ask About NEW Pricing See your baby in a whole new way!

Like is on: Sound Medical Imaging

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Over 30 Years Experience

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Accepting Registration Jan. 8th for 2018-2019 School Year!

“Building a foundation based on learning and love” 1/2 day structured program • Preschool Ages 18 mos-5 yrs

Extended Day Available Mon. & Wed. until 3pm www.hosannapreschool.com

Katherine E. Vo, DDS

Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Susan Fallahi, DDS

Diplomate of American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Mon-Thurs 8am - 5pm Fri 8am - 3pm

Specializing in infants, children, teens and individuals with special needs • Personalized attention from our doctors • Parents are always welcome in the treatment area with their children A child’s first dental visit should be by age 1

985-845-3211

704 Main Street • Madisonville • www.childrensdentalcottage.com

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What is Stewards of Children?

Stewards of Children is a prevention training program that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. It is the only nationally distributed, evidence based program proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes, and change child protective behaviors. Great educational opportunity for educators, parents and anyone interested in protecting children from abuse. Social work, LPC and RN CEUs offered!

CAC-Hope House will hold FREE trainings at 6:00pm Monday, December 4 Monday January 9th • Tuesday February 21st

We are also available to schedule private classes for your organization.

For more information‌ Email: coordinator@cachopehouse.org or Call: Jessica Fuselier at 985-892-3885, ext. 8

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