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Habitot Children's Museum
2065 Kittredge Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 647-1111


Habitot News

Habitot's 12th Annual Contemporary Art Show Opens
Thanks to the generous in-kind contribution of professional curator, Kelli George, Habitot has mounted its 12th Annual Contemporary Art Show of works by children younger than 7. Framed works collected over the years by young artists in our Art Studio and Tot Art with A Twist classes can be seen in six community locations read more

Judges Announced for 2010 "Preschool Teachers Make a Difference" Awards
Stacey Boyd, Bay Area founder of the Savvy Source, an online resource for preschools nationwide, Rona Renner, RN, parent educator, temperament specialist and host of Childhood Matters Radio Show on 98.1 KISS-FM, and preschool teacher, Ramee Serwanga, the highest ranked winner in last year's awards program will recommend our winners this year read more

Habitot's 2d Annual Mother's Day Auction Seeking Donations!
We are seeking donations of gift certificates for spas, hotels, restaurants, theater, jewelry, dance and cooking classes, yoga and other items that will make our 2nd Annual Mother's Day Auction, May 1 - 10, a success! read more

Habitot Supports Local Preschools and a Scholarship Fund with a Time-Limited 5-Visit Pass Offer

Over 400 people purchased a discounted 5-Visit Pass to Habitot for just $35 in a 72-hour sale co-sponsored by the Savvy Source online preschool resource for parents this past week. Normally the pass sells for $75 and includes $128 worth of total admissions. 5% of all purchases of the pass will go to tuition scholarships for children in need to attend preschool and 5% will go to support Bay Area preschools.

Annual Survey Highlights - What Our Members and Visitors Want Us to Know!
Over 8% of our surveyed audience responded to our post-2009 Annual Visitor & Member Survey and, as usual, we learned a lot about what parents like and would like to see more of at Habitot. read more

Late Spring Children's Classes, Spring Break Week and Summer Camps
Looking for drop-off or parent-participation classes for you and your child? Parent-participation children's classes in African Music, Cooking, Tot Art and Move & Groove will resume for another 10-week cycle beginning Tuesday, April 13. Our Tuesday - Friday morning classes are $6/class or $50 for 10 classes. read more

Welcome to Our New Volunteer Coordinator
We're delighted to announce that long-time Habitot member, Deanna Boone, has volunteered to serve as Habitot's Volunteer Coordinator. She will be filling the role defined by our Americorps Volunteer, Matejka Handley, read more

Performances & Events
Spring Egg Week

Spring Egg Week
March 28 - April 3
Regular Hours

All week in the Art Studio, decorate eggs using ribbons, stickers and fun fabrics. Baskets of fresh grass will be on sale all week. read more
Earth Day Earth Day!
Thursday, April 22
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

In the Art Studio, work together to build a giant pretend city – skyscrapers, houses, parks and playgrounds – all from recycled materials donated by companies and factories. read more
Loveee the Clown Celebrate Habitot's 12th Birthday!
Saturday, April 24
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Loveee the Clown will entertain with bubbles, puppets, songs and more from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm. In the Art Studio, children and families will help decorate Habitot’s giant birthday cake with paint and sprinkles. read more

Parent's Night Out

Every 4th Friday
Now Year-round!
Lower Price for Siblings!

Parents' Night Out!
Friday, April 23
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Drop off your kids for play and fun while parents enjoy a movie or dinner out. $30 per child, $20 for siblings. Pizza for dinner included. Space limited, to reserve call Lydia at 510-647-1111 ext. 14 read more
Bowzer's Pizza Pizza Fridays!
Fridays, April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Our friends at Bowzer’s Pizza (upstairs on Shattuck Ave.) will deliver child-sized cheese slices on sale for $1 each. read more
Classes & Camps

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New Teachers!
New Days!
New Activities!

Habitot's Late Spring Classes begin Tuesday, April 12!

• 10:00 - 10:30 am, Tuesdays - Fridays
  & 11:00 - 11:30 am Wednesdays
• Ages 12 months and up
• $6 drop-in or $50 for a 10-class pass
• Purchase passes at Front Desk by 9:55 am on the day of class
• Your Fall class passes are good for any Spring class

    ART   Tuesdays - Tot Art with a Twist!
    MUSIC   Wednesdays - African Music (with jiji la watoto)
    MOVEMENT   Thursdays - Move and Groove!
    COOKING   Fridays - Let's Do Lunch!

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butterfly    Spring Break Camp


All camps under $10 per hour!
Super discount on June camps! read more

• Beaches & Sunshine
• Young Scientists
• Kid's Café
• Cars, Boats, Planes & Trains
• Go Green
• Space Station
• Back to the Farm
• Land of Fairytales
• Construction Zone
• Tots Around the World
Gift Store Discount of the Month
Gift Store Discount of the Month

This month, visitors enjoy 20% savings on all Firehouse Gear items in our gift store: fire chief helmets and t-shirts, emergency vehicles, fire engine puzzles, and firefighter rain gear!



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