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Extended HOURSfor President's Day!
Monday, Feb. 20, 9:30am - 4:30pm
YOU DID IT!
Annual Fundraising Appeal Success
Your donations raised $28,992 for low-income and at-risk children!
You're supporting dozens of homeless birthday parties, free Head Start field trips, free admissions and special programs for thousands of
vulnerable children and families at Habitot in 2017. Every gift was matched! Thank You!
10:00am - 11:00am Caregivers are invited to meet and share experiences about the fun and challenges of caring for the children of others while gaining new skills in this monthly supportive group. More info.
A Week of Valentines
All week, toddlers will be able to create unique valentine cards with tissue, lace, ribbons and glitter for friends and family during the week leading up to Valentine's Day in the Art Studio.
Wed 2/8 - Yarn wrapped hearts and hearts collage. Thu 2/9 - Send a sponge-painted valentine Fri 2/10 - Heart sun-catchers Sat 2/11 - Decorate a heart hat Sun 2/12 - Soap bubble hearts till 1:30 then woven hearts till closing Mon 2/13 - Handprint hearts and toddler valentines Tues 2/14 - Hearts wreath and fizzing heart art
Positive Parenting Series: Children with Special Needs
FREE 2-part workshop on social emotional development and children's behavior. Presented for parents and service providers for children with special needs in partnership with Family Resource Navigators.
FREE with registration: PositiveParent.eventbrite.com
A Special Parents' Night Out for Valentine's Day
Date night for parents! Supervised museum play and exploration. Advanced registration required: $39 per child, $29 siblings.
Smile Day with Dentists from UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland
10:00am - 12:00pm
Come learn about how to keep your child's smile healthy. Kids will love the oversized dental props and giveaways. In the art studio, paint with toothbrushes, and play with minty, sparkly toothpaste gak! More info.
Valentine Play Date For Children with Special Needs
9:30am - 4:30pm
Guy Gash and his Sharp 5 jazz band will perform live. Listen to 20th century jazz recordings while you create art inspired by the works of contemporary African American artists. Discover inventions made by African Americans at the interactive Inventors Table. More info.
National "Tell A Fairytale Day"
Come dressed up as your favorite fairytale character! Make your own crowns, wizard hats and wands in the art studio to become a character in your very own story. Hear some of your favorite fairytales throughout the day! More info
Pizza Fridays Every Friday
11:30am - 12:30pm
Our friends at the
local Papa John's will deliver child-sized cheese slices on sale for $1 each. Proceeds benefit the Museum.
Encourage hands on science explorations with activities that build a foundation for understanding physical properties, mathematics, and engineering principles. Come experiment, build, and create. All ages welcome.
This month's activity: Hot vs Cold Playdough More info.
Coming in March!
Here's a sneak peak at some of next month's special events...
Wed, 1st | Welcome "Wildflower Whirl" to the Wind Tunnel Exhibit Thurs, 2nd | National Read Across America Day Sat, 11th | Pajama Day Sun, 12th | Plant a Flower for Spring Fri, 17th | Gold Hunt Mon, 20th - Fri, 24th| Poison Prevention Week Tue, 21st| Strawberry Cafe Thurs, 23rd | Play in a Pile of Plush Puppies Fri, 31st | Sticker Fun Friday! TBA| Nowruz Celebration