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Habitot Celebrates 20th Birthday!
It was 20 years ago this April that Habitot opened it's doors for the first time. 30,000 people flooded in in the first 8 months! Check out this April, 1998 SF Chronicle article about Habitot's grand opening. Thanks to many years of community support and donations from families and individuals, Habitot has stayed true to its mission supporting early childhood learning through play and welcoming the most vulnerable families. We invite you to make a gift of $20 (or more) to help launch Habitot into the next 20 years!

Habitot Receives
$10K for Safety Programs
For the 18th year. State Farm Insurance is awarding Habitot a $10,000 "2018 Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant" in support of our long-standing Early Childhood Safety Campaign and our FREE Car Seat Inspection events. The Campaign aims to help parents and caregivers learn how to prevent unintended accidents and injuries among children under 5, the group most at risk according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. See our website for Campaign events coming up!                         
New for 2018!
All Day Summer Camps!

June 18 - August 31
9:00am - 4:00pm + aftercare
A different theme every week! Space Station, Treasure Island, Back to the Farm, Castles & Dragons and more! Sign up for one week or all 10!  For young children 2.9 - 5.0 years.
Register

NOW ENROLLING!
Foster Family Fun Day
Sunday, April 8, 2:00 - 5:00pm
Join us for a free afternoon of play and bonding with other foster, kinship and adoptive families!

Register
Rainbow Family Night
Wednesday, April 11, 5:30 - 7:30pm
Habitot and Our Family Coalition invite LGBTQ parents to attend a facilitated support group while children play in the museum.

Register
Earth Week
April 23-27, Regular hours
Celebrate our wonderful home, Earth, all week. Raise awareness about taking care of our planet by creating art from recycled and natural materials. Papermaking, wacky sculptures, weaving, and more!  Different activities every day.  MORE INFO
FREE Car Seat Inspection Event
Saturday, April 21, 10am -12pm
LOCATION: Alameda Police Department
1555 Oak St, Alameda

MORE INFO
Thanks to our Safety Campaign sponsor:

Parents' Night Out
Friday, April 27, 5:30pm - 9:30pm
$42 child/$32 siblings

Enjoy a date night out! Take advantage of this month's SPECIAL THEATER DATENIGHT: with purchase of tickets to Aurora Theatre, PNO is $39 child/$29 siblings.      MORE INFO

Happy 20th
Birthday Habitot!

Saturday, April 28, 9:30am-4:30 pm
Enjoy 1998 admission prices! $6 kids and $4 adults - or receive half price admission with a Bay Area Book Fest ticket
Celebrate Habitot’s birthday by... playing, of course!  Art Studio: Decorate a giant cake sculpture and your very own party hat! Museum: Sing "happy birthday, Habitot" and enjoy birthday cake at noon!  Dance party 10-12, Toni Tone Puppeteer 12-2, facepainting, scavenger hunts, bubbles in the water tables and more!             MORE INFO
Pizza Fridays
Every Friday, 11:30am - 12:30pm

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STEM Saturdays
Every Saturday, 2:30 - 4:30pm

This month: Paper BIRTHDAY PARTY Hats!
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Art-at-Home Activity
This month:  Printing with fennel, apples and peppers
Whether you're a tot experimenting with art or a grownup wanting to make patterns on fabric, here's how to make some colorful prints using fruits and vegetables.
MORE INFO
Parenting Topic of the Month
Water Play is Science Play!
Spend 2 minutes watching our in-house video to see how parents can build children's science concepts while having FUN together in our water play area! (Use ideas at home, too!)
Video link
This Month's Store Discount
Bubbles!
Bubble solution, bubble wands and all bubble toys
20% OFF.
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