The male and female firearm experts of American Home Defense shape their shooting and self-defense classes around legal regulations with an emphasis on personal safety. In private shooting lessons, students learn to handle three of the most common handguns and home-defense classes equip participants with the know-how to protect their families from intruders or a neighbor's moat monster.
Throughout Los Angeles, children as young as 2 are honing coordination, social skills, and other life essentials in Super Soccer Stars LA's kid-friendly camps. Each age-specific session is based on curricula designed by both soccer experts and early childhood and behavioral specialists in order to grant little ones with a fun and well-rounded experience in each drill they run and game they play. From dribbling and passing to more general principles such as teamwork, campers will learn skills that will help them succeed beyond the soccer field in the classroom, on the playground, and in the ball-kicking portion of state standardized tests. At the end of each camp day, children show off their new abilities by competing in a mini World Cup.
FrameStore's craftsmen have created more than 250,000 custom frames in the store’s 35-year tenure, designing pieces that now adorn the walls of prestigious institutions such as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Ritz-Carlton, and the Walt Disney Company. Professional designers guide FrameStore’s clients through the 2,200 moulding options that can accent paintings and treasured items while adding style and elegance to rooms. The store’s craftsmen then fashion pieces to patron specifications, outfitting frames with classic or museum-quality glass that blocks UV rays from bleaching out images or censoring pictures of the moon. Every piece goes through a 16-point inspection before it is given to patrons, and the team averages a seven-day turnaround on all of its projects.
The Treehouse Social Club welcomes youngsters from 9 months to 10 years of age, outfitting them with a sturdy treehouse and other amusements. For one month, members gain unlimited access to the play area, which encompasses a fenced area for toddlers younger than 3, an arts-and-crafts area, and whimsical recollections of adulthood. With an included guest pass, whippersnappers can bring a friend to the computer room, which matches kids ages 3 and older with iMacs. Classes require a fee, but membership waives the cost of registration (normally $25). The Papa Is a Rolling Stone class gets little legs moving to music and new instruments, while the Sling and Dance class gives caregivers a workout while introducing babies to music and movement. The Treehouse Social Club is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday–Thursday. Children under 9 months are admitted for free.