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

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Swim under the sea in our re-imagined waterworks exhibit
Swim through the kelp forest and play with your favorite undersea creatures in our newest treatment of the Waterworks water play area. Thanks to West Marine for donating the new pumps for our Water Tower. read more

Grandparent Circle Grows
Who knows better than anyone how precious the first few years are? Grandparents do! From Habitot's beginning, grandparents have appreciated the museum's unique play and learning space, and how easy Habitot makes it to spend time with active and curious grandchildren. In August, Habitot launched a very special club of grandparent donors and friends who support the museum financially and join us in exclusive grandparent-child events throughout the year. read more

Firehouse Exhibit Opens
Nearly 100 donors and friends were the first to drive the refurbished fire engine, try on new jackets and boots and crawl through the burning house at the Firehouse Preview Opening last month. read more

Best Indoor Play Place - Again
Twenty five employees from both Wells Fargo and Dow Chemical as well as volunteers from Vista/Teachers for America descended on Habitot on a Wednesday afternoon last month to clean, paint, organize and beautiful the museum in anticipation of our busy winter season. read more

Early Childhood Safety Days a Hit with Parents
Over 75 friends and family members accompanied ten winning teachers at this year's 4th annual "Preschool Teachers Make a Difference" Awards ceremony at Habitot last month. Sean Casey, Executive Director of Contra Costa First 5, and one of this year's judges, spoke in honor of the teachers, saying, "The work you do is incredibly important, not only to prepare young children for school, but for lifelong learning." read more

 
Performances & Events
Facebook Fan Day

Facebook Fan Day
Thursday, October 4
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Players will be available to take pictures, sign autographs, and answer questions about being professional hockey players. read more

   
Facebook Fan Day

Facebook Fan Day
Saturday, October 6
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Join our free admission day celebration of 1,500 Facebook fans by "friending" Habitot today if you're not already a fan. 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, October 26
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Drop off your kids, 2-7 yrs, for play and fun while parents enjoy an evening out.

$35 per child, $25 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 our Reservations Desk at 510-647-1111 ×14 read more
   

Parent's Night Out

Halloween Hansel & Gretel Houses
Sunday, October 28
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Work together on building a Hansel & Gretel style gingerbread house and decorating with Halloween candy and spooky shapes. Costumes welcome!
A Grandparent Circle Event
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Parent's Night Out

Not-So-Spooky Halloween
Wednesday, October 31
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Come in costume for our not-too-spooky celebration for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Play miniature golf in the garden graveyard, create masks and wands and fly paper ghosts in the Wind Tunnel. read more
   
cheese pizza

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Pizza Fridays!
Fridays, October 5, 12, 19 & 26
Our friends at Papa John's(2222 Shattuck Ave.) will deliver child-sized cheese slices on sale for $1 each beginning at 11:30 am, first come first served. Proceeds benefit the Museum.
   

Parent's Night Out

ADVANCE NOTICE!
Dia De Los Muertos
Thursday, November 1
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a traditional Mexican holiday that honors and celebrates the spirit of deceased loved ones.

This FREE Admission Day is generously sponsored by Mechanics Bank. Mechanics Bank Logo
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Classes & Camps
leaf    Fall Morning Classes Sept 24 - Dec 16, 2012

New teachers, new days, and new actvities for Fall 2012!

Classes begin the week of September 24!

• Monday • Wednesday • Thursday • Friday
• 10:00 - 10:30 am

• $7 Drop-in ticket (purchase at front desk by 9:55 am)
• 8-class passes $50 (a $6 savings!)
• Class passes do not expire.

For children age 12 months and up
Parent or caregiver participation required in all classes.

    SPANISH MUSIC MONDAYS:   Musica with Mariela

    DANCE WEDNESDAYS:   African Music and Movement

    ART THURSDAYS:    Art Around the World

    COOKING FRIDAYS:    Flavors of Asia

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

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

This month, visitors enjoy 20% savings on all "Melissa & Doug "Wooden Play & Craft Sets in our gift store: Jewelry Box, Grill & Stir-Fry sets, Piggy Bank, Birthday Party Set, and many more!

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