Habitot Children's Museum

Habitot will be CLOSED
New Year's Day, January 1!


FALL-WINTER HOURS
October 1- March 31
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Extended Hours 9:30 - 4:30
MKL, Jr. Day, January 17.

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

 

Habitot News

Annual Fundraising Campaign a Success!
Almost a hundred families made a charitable donation to Habitot during our fall fundraising campaign, raising just over $15,000 and matching 100% of the $15,000 challenge grant read more

Medical Center Exhibit Arrives in January
At the end of the month, "Rocketship and Mission Control" will blast off to temporary installations at our sister children's museums down south - the San Luis Obispo Children's Museum and read more

FREE Mindful Parenting Class this Month!
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 pm - 8:00 pm is limited so register early!

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

FREE Mindful Parenting Class Planned for January
Habitot now offers 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

General Operating Support Grant Received from the Thomas J. Long Foundation
In recognizing the overall impact and importance of Habitot's family and community programming, the Thomas J. Long Foundation has awarded Habitot $25,000 for the coming year. read more


Performances & Events
Confetti Art Days Confetti Arts Week
January 2 - 7 • regular hours
Scoop up New Year’s confetti into glorious collage artworks! Make a confetti tornado in the Wind Tunnel and listen read more
   
A Gift from Ada graphic Ada's Book Give-away Day
Tuesday, January 11
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Every child receives a FREE book from Ada!
   
Honoring MLK Jr. Honoring MLK Jr.
Monday, January 17
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
(Extended holiday hours!)

Extended hours and special activities to honor Dr. King’s work on behalf of peace and equality. View our Hope & Peace Wall, highlighting Dr. King’s accomplishments and read more
   
Let it Snow Let it Snow
Sunday, January 30
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Snowballs flying in the Wind Tunnel, making snow in the Art Studio, building an igloo and cuddling a friendly polar bear in the museum. read more
   

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, January 28
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, January 7, 14, 21 & 28
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

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


This month, visitors enjoy a 20% discount on all Melissa & Doug Wooden Play and Craft Sets: jewelry boxes, piggy bank, sushi stir-fry, birthday party set, etc.

 

 

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