The festivities kick off at 4pm, Saturday December 1st, with a parade down Main Street in Lake Elsinore. The Winterfest fun continues until 9pm, with vendors, food, Santa, snow and more!

Look for us in the blue JENNiRADIO tent, where we’ll be playing holiday music and handing out candy canes!

See you there!

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I had an opportunity to speak with Meg recently, at the T.J. Martell Foundation Family Day event in Los Angeles.

Enjoy Meg’s music highlighted on JENNiRADIO this month, including her new single, “Smile,” as well as songs she performed in Disney’s “ZOMBIES.” Listen on KJNi-LP 101.7 in Socal, through the free JENNiRADIO iOS app and online at

ShopforCause_Flyer 2018Start your holiday shopping with a fun day of shopping, dining, wine tasting, casino fun, pampering and more! This Saturday, from 10am-4pm, Shop for Your Cause takes place at the Outlets at Lake Elsinore. This great event benefits local charities, and offers you shopping discounts, free gift wrapping and the possibility to win prizes! Please see the flyer for more details.

Advance ticket sales have ended, but you can still buy tickets at the door. Registration starts at 9am. When registering on-site, you can request that your ticket sale benefit a specific charity. We suggest you choose Jennifer Smart Foundation to benefit – thanks for your support!

Outlets at Lake Elsinore are doing something a little different this year, as part of their Fangtastic Free Halloween Event. It’s a no-carve pumpkin decorating contest! Judging will take place during the event (5:30-7:30pm 10/31), so pre-decorated pumpkins MUST BE delivered to the Outlets office by 4:30 THE DAY BEFORE (10/30)! Plan ahead and get your pumpkin in – the winner will be featured, with their pumpkin, on the electronic billboard for one week, which is pretty darn cool! See flyer for details.

And don’t forget there will also be a magic show and trick or treating – hope to see you there! Don’t forget to come see us in suite G-165 for some candy!


I enjoyed talking to the stars and filmmakers on the icy blue carpet at the SmallFoot premiere in Westwood, California.

It may be a while since I’ve talked to MAX, but his music career has really taken off since then. You might also know him for his acting (as Max Schneider), and you’ll find him working on a lot of collaborations with other artists. He’s also part of music groups Wichita and Party Pupils. Check him out at and enjoy his music highlighted this month on JENNiRADIO. Listen to 101.7 KJNi-LP in SoCal, online at and through the JENNiRADIO iOS app.

This is Ellie. She’s got her very own 3-hour radio program, where she’ll share her passion for books and writing and her struggle with bullying. Ellie is one of Jennifer Smart Foundation’s Find Your Voice teens. She participated in a 3-hour group workshop and her own individual recording session, both held at the Find Your Voice center, located in the Outlets at Lake Elsinore.


You can hear Ellie’s show at these times:

- Sunday, September 2nd from 6-9pm
- Wednesday, September 5th from 4-7pm

If you’re located in Lake Elsinore, Wildomar, Menifee or Canyon Lake, you can tune in to 101.7 FM, or you can listen to Ellie’s show from anywhere, right here at and through the free JENNiRADIO iOS app.

To register your own child – or sponsor a child – for the Find Your Voice program, visit

NEW Interview Like the Pros workshop for ages 9 and up will be held August 18th and 19th. This is a two-part workshop, with instruction on the 18th and on-camera experience on the 19th. Kids must attend the 18th to do the hands-on portion the 19th. Registration is required in advance. Register here OR purchase your child’s ticket for this workshop now. See below for more details about this 2-day workshop.

Please note: This workshop was originally scheduled for August 12th and 19th, but was changed to August 18th and 19th, due to the Holy Fire in Lake Elsinore.

Young broadcaster, Jennifer Smart, brings her years of experience interviewing hundreds of celebrities and industry insiders, to kids and teens in Lake Elsinore.

Participants ages 9 and up are invited to “Interview Like the Pros” in this two-part workshop, August 18th and 19th. On the 18th, Jennifer and her team will instruct kids on skills and tips for three different interviewing scenarios – red carpet, sit-down/junket, and band/music festival. On the 19th, attendees will practice these skills in the three scenarios, interviewing special guests on-camera. Participants MUST complete the instruction portion on the 18th before attending the hands-on portion on the 19th.

“When interviewing someone, you may not have a lot of time and you need to think of the best question to ask, or you may want to elaborate on what they said in your previous question. Every interview is different, and the things I learned through interviewing come in handy in the rest of my life, too – like prioritizing and remaining calm,” Jennifer shares.

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This workshop is run by the nonprofit Jennifer Smart Foundation, and takes place at the Find Your Voice Center, located in the Outlets at Lake Elsinore. More information can be found at Pre-registration online is required, as space is limited. The cost of this two-day workshop is $99. A limited number of scholarships may be available. To sponsor a child for this or any workshop, please contact

Our featured artist for August 2018 is Wallows. Actor Dylan Minnette is a vocalist and guitarist for the band. We have talked to Dylan a lot over the years, so here are a few of our favorites.

Enjoy Wallows’ music highlighted on JENNiRADIO this month, including their recent singles, “These Days” and “Pictures of Girls.” Listen on KJNi-LP 101.7 in Socal, through the free JENNiRADIO iOS app and online at

This interview with Ariana took place at the premiere for the animated movie, Planet 51. This was before she officially started her music career, and even before she was seen as Cat Valentine on Nickelodeon! She attended the premiere with Graham Phillips, from the Broadway musical, 13.

Enjoy Ariana’s music highlighted on JENNiRADIO this month, including her current hit, “No Tears Left to Cry.” Listen on KJNi-LP 101.7 in Socal, through the free JENNiRADIO iOS app and online at