Habitot Children's Museum

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April 1 - September 30

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


Habitot News

September is eScrip Sign-up Month
Want to help support Habitot but don't have a lot of cash? EScrip is a great way to generate needed funds for Habitot's exhibits, programs and community outreach - at no cost to you! read more

Two FREE Car Seat Inspection Events
As part of our 2010 Early Childhood Safety Campaign sponsored by State Farm Insurance, Habitot will host two off-site car seat inspection events, one in Alameda and one at the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland. Why have your car seat inspected? read more

Ada's Book Give-away Begins this Month
Long time employee, Ada Spanier, will turn 90 years old this month! In celebration of her nine decades and counting (one and a half of them working at Habitot!), she plans to distribute a FREE book to every child who visits Habitot on the second Tuesday of every month, beginning September 14th, from 9:30-10:30! read more

Review Habitot in the list of 2010 Great Non-Profits
Help Habitot receive exposure to potential donors and supporters nationwide through the 2010 GreatNonprofits Top-Rated Education Nonprofits List. We need to receive at least 10 positive reviews (4 or 5 stars) by September 30, 2010 to gain recognition for our work read more

Habitot Welcomes New Board Member
Habitot is delighted to welcome Jeff Evans to Habitot's Board of Directors.

Mr. Evans is a LEED certified architect with HKIT Architects and describes himself as a "synthesizer," able to make connections and pull people and resources together from various fields. read more

Habitot's 2009 Annual Report Released
Sharing accomplishments and program successes, reporting our previous year financials and recognizing donors are important goals for a nonprofit organization's annual report. This is our report on your charitable giving at work in 2009. Thank you!

Click here to download Habitot's Annual Report 2009 PDF

Performances & Events
make a plate Make a Plate for Grandparents' Day!
September 1 - 11
regular hours

Preserve your child's artistry on a Melamine plate. Plates with your child's art work will be delivered to your home in 4 - 6 weeks. $20
A Gift from Ada graphic Ada's Book Give-away Day
Saturday, September 14
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Every child receives a FREE book from Ada!
grandparent and grandchild Celebrating Grandparents' Day
Saturday, September 11
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Habitot Children's Museum honors Grandparents’ Day by hosting a day of activities devoted to grandparents 10 am to 4:30 pm. read more
facebook logo Facebook Fan Day
Saturday, September 11
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Habitot has surpassed 500 fans and today we're celebrating by offering FREE Admission to all Habitot's Facebook fans! read more
boy in car seat

State Farm logo
Early Childhood
Safety Campaign Sponsor

Free Car Seat Inspection Event

Early Childhood Safety Event

Saturday, September 11
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Alameda City Hall Parking Lot,
1500 Oak St.
between Central and Santa Clara Avenues Alameda, CA

offered with support from the City of Alameda Police Department

2010 Preschool Teacher Make a Difference - winner logo "Back to School" Reception for Preschool Teacher Winners
Monday, September 20
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Eleven preschool teachers, the winners in this year's "Preschool Teachers Make a Difference" Awards, will be honored at a wine and cheese reception hosted by Habitot. The reception is open to the public,read more
toddler petting dog Pet Appreciation Day
Tuesday, September 21
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Celebrate your pet friends at Habitot! Meet dogs and cats available for adoption from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm with Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society's mobile pet adoption unit. read more

boy in car seat

State Farm logo

Early Childhood
Safety Campaign Sponsor

Free Car Seat Inspection Event

Early Childhood Safety Event

Saturday, September 25
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Fruitvale BART Station
South Parking Lot
3401 East 12th St. at 37th Ave.

A "Safe Kids" event offered with support from Alameda County Department of Public Health, the California Highway Patrol, BART Police, and BART for the use of the parking lot. Presented in cooperation with La Clinica de la Raza and the Native American Health Center.


Parent's Night Out

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

Parents' Night Out!
Friday, September 24
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
cheese pizza

Extreme Pizza logo
Pizza Fridays!
Fridays, September 3, 10, 17 & 24
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Our friends at Extreme Pizza (2352 Shattuck Ave.) will deliver child-sized cheese slices on sale for $1 each. Deliveries every 15 minutes as needed. Proceeds benefit the Museum.
Classes & Camps

leafFall Morning Classes Sept 27 - Dec 10, 2010

New teachers, new days, and new actvities for Fall 2010!

Classes begin the week of September 27!

• Monday • 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.

    MUSIC Mondays - African Music, Drumming &Dance
                                     with Jiji la Watoto

    MUSIC Wednesdays - Parent & Me Música Class
                                     with Viva el Español

    ART Thursdays - Tot Art with a Twist!

    COOKING Fridays - Breakfast Club Cooking Class

For more information, call Liz at 510-647-1111 x 17

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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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