Special Events

Worm Composting
Saturday, August 17

Come see (and hear) live earthworms munching away on food scraps and turning them into soil. Learn how you can start a worm factory of your own!

FREE Car Seat Inspection
Saturday, August 17
10:00 - 12:00

(Last car admitted at 11:45am)
Our final FREE car seat inspection event of Habitot's annual Early Childhood Safety Campaign sponsored by State Farm. Habitot Family Guest Pass given to each participating family. Visit our website for location and information. Please share!    
Parents' Night Out
Friday, August 23, 5:30 - 9:30
$44 child/$34 siblings

Enjoy a date night out! From 5:30pm to 9:30pm, drop off your kids, 2-7 years old, for play and fun at Habitot while you enjoy an evening out! Cheese pizza for dinner included. Cost is $44; $34 for each additional sibling.
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Appreciation Day

Bring Unlimited Guests for FREE
Wednesday, August 28,

Our members mean the world to us! Thank you for supporting Habitot and for being community ambassadors to new families. To thank you, we invite you to bring your friends and neighbors with little ones to Habitot for FREE today! Please, no preschool groups.

Become a Member Today!

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Foster Family Fun Day
Foster Family Fun Day
Sunday, August 25 10:00-1:00
A FREE afternoon of play and bonding for foster, kinship and adoptive families. This is an opportunity to enjoy the Museum after hours. Spend time together as a family and make new friends! This event is meant for families with foster, kinship and/or adoptive children ages 0-5, but everyone in the family is welcome to come play!
New Exhibit News
Animal Hospital Exhibit
Habitot's Animal Hospital is open! There are so many opportunities for learning through play! Young veterinarians are vaccinating pets, examining x-rays, giving regular check-ups, and bringing food from the pretend grocery store to feed the "pets." We hope you'll use this setting to engage in conversations with your child about science and empathy. 
Weekly Events

Jamaroo Wednesdays
FREE with admission
10:30 - 11:00
Jamaroo Kids teacher, Kelty, will get those wiggles out while helping little kids develop coordination, strength, balance, flexibility, and self-esteem.

Pizza Fridays

11:30 - 12:30
Easy peasy pizza lunch gives you more time to play! The pizza comes in kid-size slices that are $1.50 each. Parents are welcome to fill up on kid slices too.

Recycled Art Fridays

FREE with admission
10:00 - 2:00 
Let your imagination go wild! The Recycled Materials Art Cart holds industry cast-offs, and both unusual and household items that would otherwise be destined for the dump. Come give these objects a new life by creating art! Sponsored by.

STEM Saturdays
"Make a Lava Lamp"
FREE with admission
2:30 - 4:30

Learn about mixing and density by building a temporary lava lamp using common kitchen ingredients!
Make it at home
Art At Home
Throw Ball Painting
The warm summer weather calls for some art making outdoors. Try this energetic throw ball painting activity with the kids courtesy of Fun Littles.
Try it!         
Looking Ahead
Rainbow Family Fun Night
Wednesday, September 4
5:30 - 7:30
FREE monthly support group is open to all LGBTQ parents and their children. Come connect, share experiences and exchange ideas while kids enjoy playtime and pizza in the museum. Donations always welcome.
Celebrating Grandparents
Saturday, September 7
9:30 - 4:30

FREE Admission for Grandparents
We're welcoming all grandparents today for FREE - bring your grandchildren and grown children to enjoy Habitot's exhibits and art programs. One FREE Make-a-Plate for Grandparent Circle Members. All others, $20 donation per plate.

Zero-Waste Lunch Workshop
Parent-Child Workshop
Friday, September 13
11:00 - 12:00

Make a delicious, nutritious wrap sandwich that needs no extra packaging. Learn to tie a napkin cloth to carry your sandwich to preschool or a picnic.
Family Fun Night
Friday, September 13
5:30 - 7:30
Bring the whole family for an early evening of play and family togetherness! Special "back-to-school" theme activities!
For Adults
Relax and enjoy a glass of wine, pizza, and snacks. Make friends with other families of little ones. Let your fascinating, creative kid remind you how to play!
For Kids
Snack on some pizza and juice. Make friends, and show your grownups around. Extra Museum time to play, play, play!
"Positive Parenting" Workshop
Saturday, September 21

Do naughty steps and sticker charts work?  And what about the “time out?” What kind of discipline is right for you and your toddler? Our parenting instructor will share tips and strategies.

Childcare in the Museum available with a fee. Please email familyprograms@habitot.org or call (510)647-1111 ext 16 for more information.

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