Habitot Children's Museum

Habitot is CLOSED Labor Day, September 5th!

SPRING-SUMMER HOURS

April 1 - September 30
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9:30 - 12:30
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THIS MONTH'S SPONSOR
State Farm Insurance
Berkeley Agent, Gary Eason
http://garyeason.net/

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

 

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Rocketship Returns!
Back by popular demand, our Rocketship and Mission Control exhibit will return after Labor Day. After a nine-month loan to two children's museums in southern California, read more

Fall Classes Exciting New Lineup
Beginning the week of September 26, drop in to any of our weekday morning children's classes at 10 am. The fee is just $6 per child per class - no charge for adults. Booklets of 10 class passes are available for $50. read more

Habitot Joins Children's Hospital's OUCH CampaignHabitot Joins Children's Hospital's OUCH Campaign
OUCH is a mobile texting campaign designed to promote the education of parents and caregivers regarding the health and safety of their children. Parents and caregivers can sign up by texting OUCH (in English) and UY (in Spanish) to 30644. Every text will be written and approved by health care professionals read more

Habitot Co-Promotes Babes & Babies Shopping Event 
New & expecting moms are invited for a day of shopping, eduction and information! Shop from 55 designers and companies offering baby and toddler clothing, accessories, gear, toys, resources and much more...all at discounted prices. Enjoy speakers and seminars on breastfeeding, sleep training, choking & CPR and more. Gift bags (including a Habitot pass) for the first 200 families, read more

Vote for Habitot in Red Tricycle's "Totally Awesome" Awards
Between September 5 and October 14, 2011, vote for Habitot for best museum, children's classes, birthday party venue, or parent's night out event for the SF Bay Area. What's in it for you? read more

 
Performances & Events
facebook logo Free Admission Day for Facebook Fans
Saturday, September 17
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Join our free admission day celebration of 1,000 Facebook fans by "friending" Habitot today if you're not already a fan. read more
   

Choke Saving Skills Workshop photo

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Early Childhood
Safety Campaign Sponsor

Choke Saving Skills
IN SPANISH

Early Childhood Safety Event

Tuesday, September 20
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how to intervene early - and effectively - in a baby or toddler choking episode. Anna Griffin, EMT will demonstrate choke-saving skills to parents and caregivers.

FREE admission from 9:30 am - 12:00 pm is provided by State Farm Insurance Companies.

   
A Gift from Ada graphic Ada's Book Give-away Day
Tuesday, September 20
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Every child receives a FREE book from Ada! This month, we celebrate one year of Ada's free book giveaways (her 90th birthday present to Habitot!). She single-handedly collected and paid for all the books and placed over 1,000 free books in children's hands! read more
   

Choke Saving Skills Workshop photo

State Farm logo

Early Childhood
Safety Campaign Sponsor

Choke Saving Skills
IN ENGLISH

Early Childhood Safety Event

Thursday, September 22
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how to intervene early - and effectively - in a baby or toddler choking episode. Anna Griffin, EMT will demonstrate choke-saving skills to parents and caregivers.

FREE admission from 9:30 am - 12:00 pm is provided by State Farm Insurance Companies.

   

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, September 23
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
   
2011 Preschool Teacher Make a Difference - winner logo Preschool Teachers Make A Difference Awards Ceremony
Monday, September 26
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Ten 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
   
cheese pizza

Extreme Pizza logo
Pizza Fridays!
Fridays, September 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
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.
   

boy in car seat

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Early Childhood
Safety Campaign Sponsor




Free Car Seat Inspection Event

Early Childhood Safety Event

Saturday, October 1
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Drop-in • First-come, First-served

Location:
Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area
2500 Stanley Boulevard
Pleasanton, CA

For more information, contact Rachel at
510-647-1111 x16 or parented@habitot.org


Safe Kids logo    Alameda Department of Public Health logo     East Bay Regional Park District logo
A "Safe Kids" event offered with support from Alameda County Department of Public Health and the East Bay Regional Park District.

   
Classes & Camps

leafFall Morning Classes Sept 27 - Dec 10, 2010

New teachers, new days, and new actvities for Fall 2011!

Classes begin the week of September 26!

• 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 20% savings on all All Medical and Veterninary Toys in our gift store: costumes, stuffed dogs, medical kits, veterinary kits, babies and baby bottles, ambulance cars, and many more!

 

 

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