Habitot Happenings
June 1 - 15

 
Spring-Summer Hours
 

Monday - Thursday 9:30-12:30

Friday - Saturday 9:30-4:30


Adults FREE on Tuesdays!


CLOSED Sundays April - September
(available for rental)



 

Special Events
Rainbow Family Night
Wednesday, June 5
5:30pm - 7:30pm 

FREE monthly support group offered with Our Family Coalition open to all LGBTQ families and their children. Come connect, share experiences and exchange ideas while kids enjoy playtime and pizza in the museum. Donations always welcome.
Register Here

Family Fun Night!
Friday, June 14, 5:30-7:30pm
Bring the whole family for an early evening of play and family togetherness to kick off the start of Summer!! 
For Adults
• Relax and enjoy a glass of wine and light snacks
• Make friends with other families of little ones
• PLAY with your fascinating & creative kid!
For Kids
• Snack on some pizza and juice
• Make friends and show your grownups around
• Extra Museum time to play, play, play!

Advance sign-up on Eventbrite

 
FREE Car Seat Inspection
Saturday, June 15
10:00am - 12:00pm 

(Last car admitted at 11:45am)
Did you miss the last FREE car seat inspection event? Here's your second chance before taking that summer road trip. Offered with support from State Farm Insurance as part of Habitot's annual Early Childhood Safety Campaign.  Visit our website for more information and more events!        
Father's Day Gift Making
Saturday, June 15 
9:30am - 1:00pm

Paint and decorate tile refrigerator magnets, a great gift of appreciation for Dad or another loved one.
 
New Exhibit News
Fire Engine Exhibit
Saturday, June 1
The Fire Engine returned, and our tot-sized heroes have been driving to put out fires! A fire engine themed, felt storyboard will be replacing the chalk wall. We hope this too can provide an opportunity to begin important conversations about fire safety. 
Help support this programming
Veterinary Clinic Exhibit
We'll be opening the door to our beloved Vet Clinic in mid July. To make a donation for new stuffed animals or comfortable "waiting room" seating for grownups to relax or nurse a baby. Buy new stuffed animals for the exhibit here.
Weekly Summer Camps 
Perfect for 3 & 4 year-olds

Summer Camp
9:00 - 4:30 Monday - Friday
June 10 - August 30

Summer camp is filling up fast! Camps each week have tried and true themes like Cars, Boats, Trains and Planes. Camps introduce new concepts to 3-5 year olds through open-ended play and exploration, hands-on science activities, cooking and art projects. Camps are limited to 12 campers and take place in the classroom annex, with Museum visits in the afternoons. Curbside drop-off and pick-up service available.
More Info

Featured Summer Camp
Construction Zone
June 24 - 28 & August 26 - 30

Get ready to dig, mix and build! Campers will create whole cities of buildings and roads with construction blocks, diggers, front-loaders, and bulldozers! Dress up in safety clothes and use tools. Mix “cement” and make 3D sculptures. 
Questions? Contact Jennifer: 
reservations@habitot.org
510-647-1111 ×14
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.

The Art of Reuse 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
FREE with admission
2:30 - 4:30

Learn about absorption with this colorful, fun coffee filter & marker project. Experiment with materials like coffee filters, plain paper, and foil to understand the different ways water is absorbed. See how colors change when water is introduced to a surface.  
Try it at home!
 
 
Art At Home
Funfetti Slime
Celebrate Rainbow Arts Week with us AT HOME using this super easy recipe to make Funfetti Slime filled with rainbow sprinkles.
Try it!

Presented with funds from the Alameda County Art Commission.
Looking Ahead

Parents' Night Out
Friday, June 28
5:30pm to 9:30pm

Enjoy a date night out! 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.
More Info

June's Parent's Night Out has the Aurora Theatre option. You can catch A Year of Magical Thinking at the Aurora while your kids play at Habitot and save money on the whole package. 

Rainbow Arts Week
June 22-28 (except Sunday) 
Regular Hours

June 22: FREE Admission Day Kicks-off a Week of Rainbow Arts!
FREE ADMISSION DAY - Sponsored by Mechanics Bank

During this Pride Month, Habitot will host a week-long celebration, featuring rainbow arts to celebrate and honor our LGBTQ families. In the Art Studio, we'll be making Rainbow Spin Art, Rainbow Suncatchers, Unicorn Poop (Rainbow Slime), and more! Our Purple Parenting Cart will offer handouts on a wide range of topics for LGBTQ parents and their allies.
 
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