Habitot Children's Museum

Habitot will be OPEN extended hours on October 10th
9:30 am - 4:30 pm!

Fall Hours begin October 1!

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


Habitot News

New Board Leadership
At the Annual Meeting of Habitot's Board of Directors last month, our newest board member, Sunnie Kaufmann-Paulman, was elected Habitot's Board President by unanimous vote. Joining her in leadership positions as elected officers are Eric Techel as Treasurer and Yanira Gonzalez Wong as Secretary. read more

Habitot Wins New Awards
So many supporters posted 4- and 5-Start reviews of Habitot for the Top-Rated Education Nonprofits List that Habitot is now designated a top-rated GreatNonprofit. read more

Heartwarming Turnout for Habitot's Preschool Teacher Awards Ceremony
Over 100 friends and family members, including one 94-year old grandmother, turned out to support the ten winners in Habitot's 3rd annual "Preschool Teachers Make a Difference" awards program. read more

Habitot Co-Promotes Babes & Babies ShopHabitot Helps Lead Bay Area Coalition for Play
Since co-hosting the well-attended 2008 Bay Area Symposium on Play, Habitot has been working with local play advocates to build a sustainable local Coalition for Play. Our goals are to advocate for children’s universal right to play; read more

Performances & Events
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Indigenous Peoples' Day
Sunday, October 9
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

FREE Admission Day
Celebrate the art, culture, and traditions of Native peoples from the Americas. Mixcoatl Anahuac will perform Aztec dancing and ceremonial blessing at 10:30 am. read more
LGBTQ family in the Art Studiol LGBTQ Family Night
October 16
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Habitot is opening its doors to the LGBTQ community for a FREE evening of play and community connection. Although Habitot is best suited to children 0-5, for this event all children in the family are welcome.
Pizza will be on sale for $1 slice.

Please pre-register with Our Family Coalition at 510-332‑0496.
A Gift from Ada graphic Ada's Book Give-away Day
Tuesday, October 18
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Every child receives a FREE book from Ada!
A Gift from Ada graphic Ada's Book Give-away Day
October 29 - 30
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Come in costume to our not-too-spooky celebration for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Play miniature golf in the garden graveyard, conduct experiments on slime in read more
Halloween GAK Halloween Art Day
October 31
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Enjoy special Halloween art activities in the Art Studio throughout the day!

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, October 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, October 7, 14, 21 & 28
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 - 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.

    DRAMATIC PLAY TUESDAYS:   The Land of Make-Believe

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

This month, visitors enjoy a 20% discount on Outer Space Gear: glowing stars, outer space puzzles, retro spaceships, galaxy grabbers, Mars mudd, space shuttles, and astronaut backpacks.



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