Habitot Children's Museum

Habitot is CLOSED SUNDAYS
through September 30!

The museum will be closed for Labor Day, September 3rd.


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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
www.habitot.org

Habitot News

New Parnership with SF Bulls Pro Hockey
On Thursday, October 4th Habitot’s newest community partner, the San Francisco Bulls Pro Hockey Team, will be making an appearance at our museum from 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

Firehouse Exhibit Opens
A dozen families and individuals sent in donations to help refurbish the exhibit for all to enjoy. A thank you to these special donors and friends will take place on Sunday, September 16 at a special Preview Opening and Party. The exhibit will open to the public on Monday, September 17. It's not to late to be among the FIRST to experience the exhibit by making a donation today. read more

Best Indoor Play Place - Again
Readers of Parents' Press have voted Habitot "Best Indoor Playground" for the second year in a row. Bring in a copy of the magazine posting through September 30 and receive $1 off each admission. read more

Early Childhood Safety Days a Hit with Parents
Over 300 families visited our free-admission, early childhood safety days on August 24 and 25, and 27 car seats were inspected and installed at our off-site car seat check. New York Life created dozens of child-ID safety cards, complete with up-to-date photo, height and weight. read more

Outstanding Volunteers Build Parent Resources
This year, we have been so fortunate to have the volunteer support of two outstanding community members who have made a long-term commitment to our parent resource library and reference cart: Julie Wong and Alexa Hauser. read more

 
Performances & Events
Make-A-Plate for Grandparents' Day!

Make-A-Plate for Grandparents' Day!
Saturday, September 8
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free admission for one grandparent for every paid child. Make-a-Plate activity for grandparents and grandchildren to commemorate your time together. $20 per plate. Free admission for Grandparent Circle members! read more

   
Welcome Back the Firehouse!

Welcome Back the Firehouse!
Sunday, September 16
Preview for Donors

Be the first to drive the fire engine, put on new firefighter jackets and put out the burning building at the Preview Opening for donors and friends on Sunday, September 16! Make a gift by September 15th and join our blazing hot opening event. read more

   
Preschool Teachers Make a Difference Awards

Preschool Teachers Make a Difference Awards
Monday, September 24
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The community is welcome to the celebration of this year's winning preschool teachers in Habitot's annual "Preschool Teachers Make a Difference" awards. Wine and cheese, dessert served. Note: museum exhibits will not be open for this event. 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, September 28
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
   
cheese pizza

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Pizza Fridays!
Fridays, September 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 11:30 am, first come first served. Proceeds benefit the Museum.
   
Facebook Fan Day

ADVANCED NOTICE!
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. The SF Bulls’ mascot, Rawhide, will also be on hand to meet the kids and take pictures. read more

   
Facebook Fan Day

ADVANCED NOTICE!
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

   
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 a 20% discount on all Firehouse Gear: fire chief helmets and t-shirts, emergency vehicles, fire engine puzzles, and firefighter rain gear!

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