Habitot Children's Museum

Habitot will be CLOSED Christmas, December 24 - 25!

FALL-WINTER HOURS
October 1- March 31
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Habitot Children's Museum
2065 Kittredge Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 647-1111
www.habitot.org

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Invest in Your Community ~ Become a 2010 Habitot Donor
For the next month, you can double the impact of your charitable gift to Habitot because a committed group of donors has pledged to match all gifts up to $15,000!. read more

 Holiday Gift Idea for Families with Toddlers
A Habitot membership or family guest pass is a terrific gift that will keep on giving! Introduce a new family to Habitot, or thrill a current visitor with some free visits. read more

Announcing a New Program For Families with Special Needs Children
By popular demand, Habitot is launching a reduced cost, exclusive family visit time for special needs children, 0-7, and their families. "Butterflies" gatherings are limited to 10 families to ensure a safe, calm and supportive environment. read more

FREE Mindful Parenting Class Planned for January
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, January 20th workshop from 6:30-8:00 pm is limited so register early!

Please call Lydia at (510) 647-1111 x14.


Performances & Events
girl on train car Train Week
December 6 - 12
Regular Hours

Tots love trains, and Habitot’s annual Train Week will thrill all aspiring engineers and conductors, ages 1-6! read more
   
gingerbread hous workshop Gingerbread House Workshops
December 10 - 16
10:00 am & 11:00 am

(30 minute workshop)

$22 for members, $29 for non-members,
which includes admission for one child and one adult.
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Gingerbread House Party
Saturday, December 18
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

FREE Admission Day
Habitot Children’s Museum celebrates the winter season with a one-of-a-kind Gingerbread House Party! read more

Free Admission Day is generously sponsored by Wells Fargo
   
A Gift from Ada graphic Ada's Book Give-away Day
Tuesday, December 14
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Every child receives a FREE book from Ada!
   

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, December 17
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
   
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Pizza Fridays!
Fridays, December 3, 10, 17 & 31
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Our friends at Extreme Pizza (2352 Shattuck Ave.) will deliver child-sized cheese slices on sale for $1 each. Deliveries every 15 minutes as needed. Proceeds benefit the Museum.
   
Classes & Camps

snowflakesSummer Day Camps

December 20-23 & 27-31
9:15 am - 1:00 pm


Register for one day or all nine!

• ages 3 to 5
• $30 per day; $240 for all 9 days
• Parent participation NOT required
• Sidewalk Drop-off & Pick-up Service Available
• Brownbag lunch


Each weekday morning after Christmas, drop-off children at Habitot's classroom annex for hands-on play and learning celebrating winter!

           • Make real snow
           • Create ice ballons
           • Build sugar snow castles
           • Bake gingerbread cookies
           • Build an igloo
           • Dance like a snowflake in a winter wonderland parade


For more information, inquire at the time of registration.
To register, call Lydia at 510-647-1111 x 14

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Next week is the last week of our Fall Class series.
Winter classes will begin the week of January 10 - mark your calendars for cooking, art, music and dance classes to come.Remember your outstanding tickets are still good! We'll be announcing our drop-in Winter classes the end of December and in the January Totmail.

leafFall Morning Classes Sept 27 - Dec 10, 2010

New teachers, new days, and new actvities for Fall 2010!

Drop-in to any class!

Monday • Wednesday • Thursday • Friday

• $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
• Parent or caregiver participation required in all classes.

    MUSIC Mondays
    African Music, Drumming &Dance with Jiji la Watoto
    10:00 am - 10:30 am

    SPANISH -ENGLISH MUSIC Wednesdays
    Parent & Me Música Class with Viva el Español
    Session 1: 10:00 am - 10:30 am
    Session 2: 10:45 am - 11:15 am


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

    COOKING Fridays
    Breakfast Club Cooking Class
    10:00 am - 10:30 am

For more information, call Liz at 510-647-1111 x 17

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

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This month, visitors enjoy a 20% discount on everything in the Gift Store! Purchases over $100 receive 40% off!

 

 

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