Habitot Children's Museum

SPRING-SUMMER HOURS
April 1- September 30
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Fri
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9:30 - 12:30
9:30 - 12:30
9:30 - 12:30
9:30 - 12:30
9:30 - 4:30
9:30 - 4:30
Private Rentals Only

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


Performances & Events
Girl Holding Corn Back to the Farm Summertime Events
Planting Seeds
Friday, June 12
3:30 pm

At 3:30 am, compare many different seeds and the vegetable they grow into. read more
  Butter-Making & Tortilla Pressing
Wednesday, June 17
11:30 am

At 11:30 am, share in the farmwork work of making butter read more
  Worm Day
Tuesday, June 30
10:00 am - 11:30 pm

At 10 am, visit with Melissa, the Worm Lady, and her collection of live earthworms and read more
   
Mug photo Paint a Mug for Father's Day
June 8 - 13
regular hours

Preserve your child's artistry by glazing a ceramic mug for dad anytime during the week of June 8 - 13! read more
   
Beach Indoor Beach Week
June 15 - 20
regular hours

The WaterWorks exhibit will be transformed into a summertime beach with colorful beach towels, beach umbrellas, beach balls and water toys. Wear your swimsuits!
   
Family Pride Rainbow Tree Family Pride Day
Saturday, June 20
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Our Family Coalition will take and print free family portraits from 10:00am-2:00pm in the museum. Decorate matboard frames for them with glitter, ribbons, stickers in the Art Studio. read more
   

Lead Free Logo
State Farm logo

Lead Free Home
Early Childhood Safety Event
Free Admission 10:15 am - 12:15 pm

Thursday, June 25
9:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Katherine Brown of the Berkeley Public Health Department's Lead Poisoning Prevention Program will be on hand 10:30 - 12:30 to discuss household lead risks, abatement and testing. read more
   

Parent's Night Out

Every 4th Friday
June - September

Parern't Night Out!
Friday, June 26
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Drop off your kids for play and fun while parents enjoy a movie or dinner out. $30 per child, $5 discount for siblings. Pizza for dinner included. Space limited, to reserve call Lydia at 510-647-1111 ext. 14 read more
   
Bowzer's Pizza Pizza Fridays!
Fridays, June 5, 12, 19, 26
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Our friends at Bowzer’s Pizza (upstairs on Shattuck Ave.) will deliver child-sized cheese slices on sale for $1 each. read more
   
Classes & Camps
New 2009 Pricing logo Summer Day Camps
June - August 2009

New 2009 Pricing – All camps now under $10 per hour! read more

• Beaches & Sunshine
• Mayan Mysteries
• Kid's Café
• Cars, Boats, Planes & Trains
• Eco Kids
• Space Station
• Back to the Farm
• Land of Fairytales
• Construction Zone
• Tots Around the World
 
Habitot News

Habitot Receives "Best Museum" Nomination
We've been nominated again - this year in the Bay Area's "Best Museum" category where we're up against all the big museums in a 'David and Goliath' contest. read more

Join Our Volunteer Bank
Have a few hours every so often when you could deliver brochures to pediatricians' offices or help with bulk mailings? read more

Preschool Teacher Contest Nominations
Thirty-one preschool teachers have been nominated in Habitot's 1st annual "Preschool Teachers Make a Difference" contest. The deadline for nominations was May 29. read more

Project Joy Teacher Training Scholarships Awarded
Through a month-long competitive application process, that included site visits and interviews, Habitot has selected twenty-five highly motivated preschool teachers who are working with vulnerable preschool populations to participate in the first West Coast "Basic Playmaker" training developed by Project Joy, Habitot's collaborative partner. read more

 
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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2008 Parents Picks Winner at Parents Connect
Best Museum for Little Kids,
San Francisco Bay Area

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