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Habitot is CLOSED Memorial Day May 30 and Sundays
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Habitot Children's Museum

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

This Month's Performances & Events
Japanese Children’s Day (Kodomo-no-Hi)
Wednesday, May 4 • 9:30 am - 12:30 pmJapanese Children's Day kites
Make colorful tissue paper carp kites known in Japan as Koinobori to help celebrate Japanese Children's Day, usually celebrated May 5. Circles of tissue paper make overlapping fish scales. When complete, use them to fly in our Wind Tunnel.

Visitors also use newspaper to create samari hats, or kabuto, to wear! Listen to stories about Japan's Children's Day in our Multicultural Reading Tent at 11 am.

Give a donation of any amount to help relief efforts in Japan and receive a gift from our Japanese craft basket.
Cinco de MayoCinco de Mayo
Thursday, May 5 • 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
In the Art Studio, decorate clay pottery with colorful paints and add it to our Tree of Life sculpture and create traditional Mexican paper flowers with multicolored tissue paper and pipe cleaners.

The Habitot Grocery Store will be transformed into a Mercado, or Mexican market, where Mexican fabrics, tropical flowers and frutas y verduras can be "purchased." Listen to stories about Mexico’s Cinco de Mayo in our Multicultural Reading Tent at 11 am.


Mother's Day - Parenets' Night OutMother's Day
Sunday, May 8 • 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Drop off your kids, 2-7 yrs, for play and fun 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


Free Car Seat Inspection Event

Early Childhood Safety Event
boy in car seat
Saturday, May 14 • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Drop-in • First-come, First-served
North parking lot of the Marina Doubletree Hotel
200 Marina Blvd.
Berkeley, CA 94710

For more information, contact Rachel at
510-647-1111 x16 or parented@habitot.org

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EarlyChildhood Safety Campaign Sponsor

Safe Kids logo Alameda Department of Public Health logo 
A "Safe Kids" event offered with support from Alameda County Department of Public Health.

This event will be presented simultaneously Walk like MADD logowith the "Walk like MADD" walk-a-thon (Mother's Against Drunk Driving) event at nearby Cesar Chavez Park at the Berkeley Marina.


Ada's Book Give-away DayA Gift from Ada bookplate graphic
Tuesday, May 17 • 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Every child receives a FREE book from Ada!

Parent's Night Out Parents' Night Out
Friday, May 27 • 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

Tell us how we can make our Parents' Night Out events even better.
Complete a 3 minute survey and be entered into a drawing for a free Parent Night Out!

Every 4th Friday (Except for March, November & December - 3rd Friday)
Now Year-round!

NEW! Lower Price for Siblings!

Pizza Fridays! Cheese Pizza
Fridays, May 6, 13, 20 & 27
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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.

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