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Habitot Children's Museum
2065 Kittredge Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 647-1111

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Angeline's Book Drive to Benefit Habitot
Thanks to our friends at Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen in downtown Berkeley, our Holiday Children's Book and Parenting Resources Drive is on! read more

Holiday Celebration for Children with Special Needs
Wednesday, December 28 • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Habitot Children's Museum will open its doors for a FREE 4-hour
exclusive holiday event for children with special needs and their
families. read more
Free Admission Day is generously sponsored by Wells Fargo Mechanics Bank logo

Annual Fund Drive Dedicated to the Most Vulnerable Families
No one needs Habitot more than vulnerable families like teen parents, homeless families and families with special needs children.

In just the last four years, more than 3,000 of these parents and children have joined Habitot's Family Engagement Programs read more

Holiday Gift Idea for Families with Toddlers
A 5-Visit Pass ($75), a one-time Family Guest Pass ($36) or a Habitot annual membership ($75-$190) is a terrific gift that will keep on giving all year long! Introduce a new family to Habitot, or thrill a current visitor with some free visits. read more

Performances & Events
girl on toy train Train Week
November 28 - December 4
Regular Hours

Tots love trains, and Habitot’s annual Train Week will thrill all aspiring engineers and conductors, ages 1-6! Throughout the week, visitors can help decorate a giant train sculpture, make their own conductor’s hats, read more
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Angeline’s Holiday Book Drive
November 25 - December 31
Each table bringing a book will receive a FREE order of beignets! Click here to s our see wish list.

gingerbread hous workshop Gingerbread House Workshops
December 10 - 11: 9:45 am & 10:45 am
December 12 - 16: 10:45 am

(30 minute workshop)

$22 for members, $29 for non-members,
which includes admission for one child and one adult.
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Holiday Hamburgers
Sunday, December 11
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Our friends at Phil’s Sliders (2024 Shattuck Ave.) will deliver sliders (miniature hamburgers), which will be on sale for $2 each beginning at 11 am. First come first served.


Live Holiday Fiddling
Tuesday, December 13
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Regular Hours

Get in the holiday spirit with some lively seasonal music from fiddler Susan Worland. Get your hands clapping and toes tapping with songs from seasonal celebrations around the world.


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 16
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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Gingerbread House Party
Saturday, December 17
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

FREE Admission Day
Decorate a giant gingerbread house with oodles of goodies including candies, cookies and sprinkles. After the event, read more

Free Admission Day is generously sponsored by Wells Fargo
A Gift from Ada graphic Ada's Book Give-away Day
Tuesday, December 20
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Every child receives a FREE book from Ada!
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Pizza Fridays!
Fridays, December 2, 9, 16, 23 & 31
Our friends at Papa John's(2222 Shattuck Ave.) will deliver child-sized cheese slices on sale for $1 each beginning at 11 am, first come first served. Proceeds benefit the Museum.
Classes & Camps

snowflakesSummer Day Camps

Drop Off Your Kid at Habitot -
Last Two Weeks of December!

December 19 - 23 and December 26 - 30
9:15 am - 1:00 pm

Register for one day or all ten!

• ages 3 to 5
• $30 per day; sign up for 5 or more days, pay $25 per day
• 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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leafFall Morning Classes Sept 27 - Dec 10, 2010

New teachers, new days, and new actvities for Fall 2011!

Tuesday • Wednesday • Thursday • Friday
10:00 am - 10:30 am   No classes November 21 - 25.

• $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.

    NEW CLASS!   SCIENCE TUESDAYS:   Young Scientists

    ART WEDNESDAYS:   Tot Art With a Twist!

    COOKING THURSDAYS:    Let’s Do Lunch!

    MUSIC FRIDAYS:    Chelsea Morning Music

For more information, call 510-647-1111 x 16

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

This month, visitors enjoy a 20% discount on all puzzles: wooden puzzles, magnetic puzzles, and floor puzzles. 



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