Habitot Children's Museum

FALL-WINTER HOURS
October 1- March 31
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9:30 - 12:30
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9:30 - 4:30
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Extended Hours Monday, February 21, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm!

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

 

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Putting Your 2010 Donations to Work!
Individual donors matched every dollar of our $15,000 challenge grant last fall. Your charitable gifts are already being put to work: read more

Medical Center Exhibit Arrives in January
Our Post-2010 Member and Visitor Survey takes just 5 minutes - and participating enters you into a drawing for a FREE Family Circle Membership ($190 value). Our Member Survey is vital to helping us allocate resources, add or alter programs, and communicate to our funders how we are needed by the community! read more

Membership News
Please note that Family and Family Circle Habitot memberships are HOUSEHOLD memberships and admit only those living under the same roof (and registered caregivers in the case of Family Circle memberships). read more

Welcome New Board Member
We welcome to Habitot's Board of Directors, Ashley Dunning, a partner in the national law firm of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, where she is an expert in legal issues facing nonprofits. read more

Car Donations Make a Difference
Seven families donated a car or other vehicle to Habitot in 2010 and proceeds to the museum were $2,453. read more

Habitot Gives Back through Preschool Auctions
Habitot donated nearly $7000 worth of FREE Admissions to 189 non-profit educational organizations, schools, and preschools in 2010. read more

Busy Doctors at the New Medical Center Exhibit
When they're not driving the ambulance, examining X-rays, giving vaccinations or caring for newborns, they're bathing puppies in our new Veterinary Clinic! read more


Performances & Events
I Love Dad Valentine's Card Week of Valentine's
February 7 - 14 • regular hours
Create heart-themed art for loved ones with tissues, laces, ribbons, glitter and paper through Valentine’s Day. read more
   
A Gift from Ada graphic Ada's Book Give-away Day
Tuesday, February 8
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Every child receives a FREE book from Ada!
   

Parent's Night Out - Valentine's

Valentine's Day Parents' Night Out!
Monday, February 14
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Drop off your kids for special Valentine's activities while parents enjoy a romantic evening out.
$30 per child, $20 for siblings. Pizza for dinner included. Space limited, to reserve call Lydia at 510-647-1111 ext. 14 read more
   
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Black History Month Celebration
Sunday, February 20
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
FREE Admission Day

Today we honor the achievements of African-Americans with special activities . Check out our special wall exhibition to learn about read more

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Free Admission Day Sponsor
   

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, February 25
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
   
cheese pizza

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Pizza Fridays!
Fridays, February 4, 11, 18 & 25
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

snowflakesWinter Morning Classes: Jan 10 - March 18, 2011

New teachers, new days, and new actvities!

Drop-in to any class!

Monday • Wednesday • Thursday • Friday
10:00 am - 10:30 am

• $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

    COOKING Wednesdays
    Let's Do Lunch!
    10:00 am - 10:30 am


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

    SPANISH MUSIC Fridays
    Spanish Music with Mariela - New Instructor!
    10:00 am - 10:30 am

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

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butterfly    Spring Break Camp: April 18 - 22
• Monday - Friday
• 9:15 am - 1:00 pm
• $30 day; $140 all 5 days

A half-day, drop-off activity camp for 3 to 5 year olds exploring Spring themes like baby animals, new buds, sunshine, rain and puddles through fun, hands-on art, math and science activities. Children will enjoy cooking, art activities, science projects, storytelling and music... all led by experienced Habitot instructors.

Curbside Drop-off & Pick-up Service Available

To register, call Lydia at (510) 647-1111 x14

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sun    Summer Day Camps: June - August 2011

MORNING AND AFTERNOON CAMPS FOR TOTS

All camps under $10 per hour!
Curbside Drop-off & Pick-up Service Available
Children enjoy arts & crafts, drama , cooking, storytelling, and music. read more

• Beaches & Sunshine
• Young Scientists
• Kid's Café
• Cars, Boats, Planes & Trains
• Go Green
• Space Station
• Back to the Farm
• Land of Fairytales
• Construction Zone
• Tots Around the World


Registration begins February 1.
To register, call Lydia at (510) 647-1111 x14

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


This month, visitors enjoy a 20% discount on all outer space gear: space shuttles, Mars Mud, space phones, galaxy grabbers, alien raincoat and outer space puzzles.

 

 

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