Habitot Children's Museum

Habitot will be closed on
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SPRING-SUMMER HOURS
April 1- September 30
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Fri
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9:30 - 12:30
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9:30 - 12:30
9:30 - 4:30
9:30 - 4:30
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Fall Hours begin October 1!

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

 

Habitot News

Introducing Our New Board Member
Habitot is delighted to welcome Abayomi Brame to the Board of Directors. Mr. Brame is a former Program Coordinator for Brighter Beginnings, a Bay Area Chapter member in 100 Black Men and a Habitot member. read more

Great Items in "Back to School Auction," September 16 - 25
Habitot's ‘Back to School’ auction is right around the corner! Auction items will help you expand your knowledge, learn a new skill, or just get pampered! Get ready to bid on our EBay site between September 16 and 25. The URL will be posted on our website www.habitot.org. If you are a Tot-Mail reader, you’ll receive an announcement as well. read more

Habitot Reception Planned for Award-Winning Preschool Teachers
On Monday, September 21, the eleven exemplary preschool teachers -- winners in our 1st Annual “Preschool Teachers Make a Difference" contest -- will be congratulated at a Reception and Awards Presentation at Habitot from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. read more

Taking Habitot Outdoors: New Collaboration Helps Children Explore Nature
Children’s imagination, mental and physical health, and creativity flourish when given plenty of opportunities to play in the outdoors. This fall, Habitot will offer two outdoor ‘play in nature’ days which are part of a broader community effort by the Bay Area Play Coalition to restore free play to children’s homes, schools, and neighborhoods. read more

New Site Committee Forming
The silver lining in this economy is that more commercial real estate is being offered for sale, and at more reasonable prices, than at any time in the last ten years. Habitot’s relocation and expansion plans which have been on hold since 2007, could be resurrected with community interest and involvement. read more

Invitation to Participate in UC-Berkeley Infant Study
Habitot parents with children ages 7-20 months are invited to participate in research on crawling and emotion at the Infant Studies Center at UC-Berkeley. Research hopes to uncover how infants’ perceptions and behavior change with the onset of locomotion. The study observes infant behavior in the “Moving Room” and the “Visual Cliff.” read more


Performances & Events
Paint-A-Mug for Grandparents' Day Paint-a-Mug for Grandparents Day!
August 31 - September 11
regular hours

Preserve your child's artistry by glazing a ceramic mug for grandparents anytime during the week of August 31-September 11th! Mugs will be fired read more
   

Grandparent Day at Habitot

 

Grandparents Day at Habitot Saturday, September 12
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Habitot Children's Museum honors Grandparents' Day by hosting a day of activities devoted to grandparents 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. read more

   
Josh Baxter "Preschool Blues" Performance with Josh Baxter
Tuesday, September 22
11:00 am

Join songwriter and musician, Josh Baxter, performing "Preschool Blues," a 20 minute, interactive music circle that invites toddlers to sing, dance and listen to blues-inspired children's songs.
   

Parent's Night Out

Every 4th Friday
Now Year-round!
NEW!
Lower Price for Siblings!

Parern't Night Out!
Friday, September 25
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, $20 for siblings. Pizza for dinner included. Space limited, to reserve call Lydia at 510-647-1111 ext. 14 read more
   

Free Car Seat Check

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Free Car Seat Check

Early Childhood Safety Event

Saturday, September 26
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Allston Parking Garage – 5th level
2061 Allston Way between Milvia & Shattuck

Car seat technicians from the Berkeley Police Department and Habitot will thoroughly inspect your child's car seat for proper installation in the second of three car seat checks presented during the safety campaign. read more

   
Bowzer's Pizza Pizza Fridays!
Fridays, September 4, 11, 18 &25
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

leaveSummer Day Camps

PARENT-CHILD DISCOVERY CLASSES

• October 6 - December 18
• 2 - 4 year olds
• $15 drop-in or
  10-class pass: $130 for non-members, $120 for members

Breakfast Club
Tot Art with a Twist!
Move and Groove!
Clay Play

NATURE WALKS WITH TOTS - FREE!

• Friday, September 25 & October 23
  10:30 - 11:30 am
• 1 - 4 year olds

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

Back to School Special – Everything in the Gift Store 20% off! Purchases over $100 receive 40% off!

 

 

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