Habitot Children's Museum

Habitot is CLOSED SUNDAYS
until September 30!


SPRING-SUMMER HOURS
April 1 - September 30
Mon
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Fri
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9:30 - 12:30
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9:30 - 4:30
9:30 - 4:30
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Habitot Children's Museum
2065 Kittredge Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 647-1111
www.habitot.org

 

Habitot News

Advocacy for First 5 Needed Urgently
As many of our supporters know, Habitot depends on First 5 funding for its vital inclusion programs for teen parents, special needs families, homeless families and many others - programs that take place in the afternoons when the Museum is closed. read more

"Explore the Possible" Fundraiser Planned for November 10
We're looking for eighteen amazing Table Hosts to help support Habitot's fall luncheon fundraiser. If you love Habitot and want to help us succeed, this is a fun opportunity to let your friends and colleagues know about the great work Habitot does. read more

3rd Annual Bay Area Preschool Teacher Awards Accepting Nominations through May 31
Childcraft, the North American distributor of a wide variety of educational and teacher resources, has agreed to be the Lead Sponsor of Habitot's 3rd Annual "Preschool Teachers Make a Difference Awards." read more

First 5 Funding Under Threat Again
Over 75 neighborhood residents and community leaders attended last week's Open House at Lotus Bloom, celebrating a year-long partnership between their organization and Habitot Children’s Museum. read more

FREE Mindful Parenting Class this Month!
Local psychologist, mom, and parentcoach, Dr. Erica Reischer, will lead a free, interactive workshop that will share proven parenting methods that help parents raise happy, secure and loving kids.

Enrollment in the Thursday, April 14 workshop from 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm is limited so register early!

Please contact Lydia at (510) 647-1111 x14 or habitotvsc@gmail.com

 
Performances & Events
Eggs

Egg Week
April 4 - 9
Regular Hours

All week in the Art Studio, decorate eggs and other spring inspired projects using ribbons, stickers and fun fabrics. Fuzzy hopping bunnies and chicks read more
   
A Gift from Ada graphic Ada's Book Give-away Day
Tuesday, April 12
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Every child receives a FREE book from Ada!
   

Happy Birhtday Habitot!

Valentine's Day Parents' Night Out!
Saturday, April 16
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Loveee the Clown will bring bubbles, puppets, songs and more to help celebrate Habitot’s 13th birthday from 11:00-12:30 pm. Decorate a giant pretend cake in the Art Studio and enjoy some real birthday cake and punch at 3:00 pm. read more
   
earth



Earth Day
Friday, April 22
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
In the Art Studio, children will decorate enormous bird nests using string, mud, twigs and other natural materials. read more
   

Parent's Night Out

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



*Except for November and December; the 3rd Friday of the Month.

Parents' Night Out!
Friday, April 22
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Drop off your kids, 2-7 yrs, for play and fun while parents enjoy an evening out.

$30 per child, $20 for siblings.
Cheese pizza for dinner included.

ADVANCE registration strongly encouraged to permit us to adequately staff these evenings.
Last minute registrations may not be possible.

To register, call Lydia at 510-647-1111 ext. 14 read more
   
cheese pizza

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Pizza Fridays!
Fridays, April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Our friends at Papa John's(2222 Shattuck Ave.) will deliver child-sized cheese slices on sale for $1 each. Deliveries every 15 minutes as needed. Proceeds benefit the Museum.
   
Mother's Day

ADVANCE NOTICE!

Mother's Day Parents' Night Out
Sunday, May 8
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Drop off your kids, 2-7 yrs, for play and fun whileparents enjoy a romantic evening 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

   
Classes & Camps

tulip   Summer Day Camps

New Teachers!
New Days!
New Activities!

Spring Classes ongoing through June 10
(No classes the week of April 18 - 22)

Monday • Thursday • Friday • Saturday
10:00 - 10:30 am

• $6 Drop-in ticket (purchase at front desk by 9:55 am)
• 10-class passes $50 (a $10 savings!)
• Class passes do not expire
• For children age 12 months and up

    SPANISH MUSIC Mondays
    Spanish Music with Mariela !
    10:00 am - 10:30 am

    ART Thursdays
    Tot Art with a Twist!
    10:00 am - 10:30 am

    COOKING Fridays
    Breakfast Club!
    10:00 am - 10:30 am

    DRUMMING Saturdays
    Drumming and Dance with QB!
    10:00 am - 10:30 am


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butterfly    Spring Break Camp: April 18 - 22
• Monday - Friday
• 9:15 am - 1:00 pm
• $30 day; $140 all 5 days

A half-day, drop-off activity camp for 3 to 5 year olds exploring Spring themes like baby animals, new buds, sunshine, rain and puddles through fun, hands-on art, math and science activities. Children will enjoy cooking, art activities, science projects, storytelling and music... all led by experienced Habitot instructors.

Curbside Drop-off & Pick-up Service Available

To register, contact Lydia at (510) 647-1111 x14 or habitotvsc@gmail.com

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sun    Summer Day Camps: June - August 2011

MORNING AND AFTERNOON CAMPS FOR TOTS

All camps under $10 per hour!
Curbside Drop-off & Pick-up Service Available
Children enjoy arts & crafts, drama , cooking, storytelling, and music. 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


Registration begins February 1.
To register, contact Lydia at (510) 647-1111 x14 or habitotvsc@gmail.com

Gift Store Discount of the Month
Gift Store Discount of the Month

This month, visitors enjoy a 20% discount on toys for Outdoor Exploration: butterfly nets, birdhouse kits, magnifying glasses, bug bungalow, gardening tools, watering cans and flower press kits.

 

 

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