Habitot Children's Museum

Habitot will be CLOSED Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 24!

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October 1- March 31
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Habitot Children's Museum
2065 Kittredge Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 647-1111
www.habitot.org

 

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Annual Fund Drive Launched with $5,000 in Challenge Gifts
Great news! Every gift raised from our fall Annual Fund Drive will be being matched dollar-for-dollar -- doubling the funds raised! Donations will be dedicated to our Family Engagement Programs for teen parents, special needs families, homeless families and others. read more

Celebrating a Year of Book Giveaways
Since October, 2010, Habitot has distributed over 1,100 new and used children's books to visitors, thanks to Ada Spanier's dedication, personal funds and the donations of others. read more

Family Outreach Program Helps Eligible Families
Not a week goes by that a family doesn't inquire if we have scholarships for memberships or admissions. These are low-income parents who understand how much Habitot helps their children learn and grow. We have a special program that can award free year-long memberships to families receiving state assistance. read more

 
Performances & Events
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Indigenous Peoples' Day
Wednesday, November 2
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

FREE Admission Day
Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a traditional Mexican holiday that honors and celebrates the spirit of deceased loved ones. Enrique Martinez will demonstrate the art of papel picado from 10:00 am to noon. Listen to traditional Mexican music performed in English and Spanish by Edgardo Cambon and Jose Roberto Hernandez with the La Ti Do Duet from 11:15 am-12:00 pm. read more
   
A Gift from Ada graphic Ada's Book Give-away Day
Tuesday, November 15
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Every child receives a FREE book from Ada!
   

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, November 18
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
   
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
   
cheese pizza

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

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!

    SPANISH MUSIC FRIDAYS:    Spanish Music with Mariela

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

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snowflakesSummer Day Camps

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

This month, visitors enjoy a 20% discount on Ladybug Kidorable Rain Gearall Kidorable rain gear: umbrellas, rain jackets, rain boots, matching backpacks.  

 

 

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