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September, 2016

October, 2016

Click on any date to see what's happening in the museum. To see the whole month, view our Front Desk Calendar

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September

September 1
September 2

Pizza Fridays!
11:30 am–12:30 pm
Our friends at Papa John’s (2222 Shattuck Ave.) will deliver child-sized cheese slices on sale for $1 each. Deliveries every 15 minutes as needed. Proceeds benefit the Museum.

September 3

Family Maker Saturdays! Homemade Gliders, and Airplanes
2:00 pm–4:30 pm
Encourage the do-it-yourself mindset and come build, invent, design and create something! Projects are designed for 4-7 year olds, younger children with adult assistance. Supports STEM learning.
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September 4

September 5


CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY
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September 6


CLOSED FOR MUSEUM MAINTENANCE
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September 7

CLOSED FOR MUSEUM MAINTENANCE
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September 8

CLOSED FOR MUSEUM MAINTENANCE
September 9


CLOSED FOR MUSEUM MAINTENANCE

September 10

Family Maker Saturdays! Homemade Gliders, and Airplanes
2:00 pm–4:30 pm
Encourage the do-it-yourself mindset and come build, invent, design and create something! Projects are designed for 4-7 year olds, younger children with adult assistance. Supports STEM learning.

Grandparents' Day Celebration
FREE FOR GRANDPARENTS

9:30am-4:30pm
Habitot is honoring the important role grandparents play in the lives of children by offering FREE Admission to grandparents today! Commemorate your day together or create a wonderful gift - you can “Make-A-Plate” for $20 in the Art Studio, your child’s artistry made permanent on a Malamine plate, delivered home in 4-6 weeks.
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September 11
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September 13

Caregiver Cafe
10:00am-11:00am
Caregivers are invited to meet and share experiences about the fun and challenges of caring for the children of others while gaining new skills in this monthly supportive group, facilitated in Spanish.

Storytime Tuesdays
11:30am
Join us for storytime every Tuesday in the Reading Tent. First, we'll shake our "sillies" out, then each child can borrow a special Folkmanis puppet or stuffed animal to befriend as we dive into a book!

September 14

Rainbow Family Night Wednesday

5:30-7:30pm
LGBTQ+ families are invited to join our facilitated group to connect. Rainbow Family Nights are presented in partnership with Our Family Coalition.
September 15
September 16

Pizza Fridays!
11:30 am–12:30 pm
Our friends at Papa John’s (2222 Shattuck Ave.) will deliver child-sized cheese slices on sale for $1 each. Deliveries every 15 minutes as needed. Proceeds benefit the Museum.

September 17

Family Maker Saturdays! Homemade Gliders, and Airplanes
2:00 pm–4:30 pm
Encourage the do-it-yourself mindset and come build, invent, design and create something! Projects are designed for 4-7 year olds, younger children with adult assistance. Supports STEM learning.
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Free Car Seat Inspection - OFF SITE EVENT
10:00am - 12:00pm
The last free car seat inspection of our 2016 Early Childhood Safety Campaign sponsored by State Farm Insurance. Technicians will install new carseats or inspect the ones you have for proper fitting and secure installation to keep kids safe. Free Habitot pass for all participants!
http://carseatcheck.eventbrite.com/

LOCATION:
City Hall parking lot
1555 Oak St., Alameda

More info here.

Buying A New Home?
FREE Real Estate Foundation Q&A
10:00am-1:30pm
Laura Feraru, local Real Estate professional, is here to help and offer guidance to homebuyers and sellers.

September 18

Foster Family Fun Day
FREE With Pre-Registraton

2:00pm-5:00pm
Join us for a free afternoon of play and connection with other foster, kinship-care, and adoptive families! Explore our hands-on exhibits, create masterpieces in our Art Studio, and enjoy special time as a family and a community. Snacks and a small gift included!

September 19
September 20

Storytime Tuesdays
11:30am
Join us for storytime every Tuesday in the Reading Tent. First, we'll shake our "sillies" out, then each child can borrow a special Folkmanis puppet or stuffed animal to befriend as we dive into a book!
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September 22
September 23

Pizza Fridays!
11:30 am–12:30 pm
Our friends at Papa John’s (2222 Shattuck Ave.) will deliver child-sized cheese slices on sale for $1 each. Deliveries every 15 minutes as needed. Proceeds benefit the Museum. Top


September 24


Family Maker Saturdays! Homemade Gliders, and Airplanes
2:00 pm–4:30 pm
Encourage the do-it-yourself mindset and come build, invent, design and create something! Projects are designed for 4-7 year olds, younger children with adult assistance. Supports STEM learning.
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Back to School Fun and Birthday Party Giveaway!
FREE ADMISSION DAY
9:30-4:30

Enjoy free admission for the whole family, thanks to today's sponsor, Close5. To enter their giveaway of a Habitot birthday party, download the free Close5 app, search Habitot Friends or birthday party and make an offer of $0 for a chance to win!There is no cost to participate in the drawing.

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September 25

Head Start Family Day
Free Admission for Head Start Families

10:00am-11:00am
Co-hosted with Tandem, Partners in Learning, Head Start Family Day is a FREE day of fun and learning for families who attend Berkeley, Albany or Emeryville Head Start programs!

September 26

AWARDS CEREMONY FOR 2016's WINNING TEACHERS

"PRESCHOOL TEACHERS MAKE A DIFFERENCE" awards & recognition program for early childhood educators
6:00pm - 8:00pm
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, and anyone with a connection to the winning teachers or preschools is invited and encouraged to attend. Partially underwritten by First 5 Alameda County.

September 27

Storytime Tuesdays
11:30am
Join us for storytime every Tuesday in the Reading Tent. First, we'll shake our "sillies" out, then each child can borrow a special Folkmanis puppet or stuffed animal to befriend as we dive into a book!
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September 29
September 30

Pizza Fridays!
11:30 am–12:30 pm
Our friends at Papa John’s (2222 Shattuck Ave.) will deliver child-sized cheese slices on sale for $1 each. Deliveries every 15 minutes as needed. Proceeds benefit the Museum.


October

October 1

Family Maker Saturdays! Activity TBA
2:00 pm–4:30 pm
Encourage the do-it-yourself mindset and come build, invent, design and create something! Projects are designed for 4-7 year olds, younger children with adult assistance. Supports STEM learning.
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October 4

Storytime Tuesdays
11:30am
Join us for storytime every Tuesday in the Reading Tent. First, we'll shake our "sillies" out, then each child can borrow a special Folkmanis puppet or stuffed animal to befriend as we dive into a book!
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October 7

Pizza Fridays!
11:30 am–12:30 pm
Our friends at Papa John’s (2222 Shattuck Ave.) will deliver child-sized cheese slices on sale for $1 each. Deliveries every 15 minutes as needed. Proceeds benefit the Museum.
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October 8

Family Maker Saturdays! Activity TBA
2:00 pm–4:30 pm
Encourage the do-it-yourself mindset and come build, invent, design and create something! Projects are designed for 4-7 year olds, younger children with adult assistance. Supports STEM learning.


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October 11
Storytime Tuesdays
11:30am
Join us for storytime every Tuesday in the Reading Tent. First, we'll shake our "sillies" out, then each child can borrow a special Folkmanis puppet or stuffed animal to befriend as we dive into a book!

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October 14

Pizza Fridays!
11:30 am–12:30 pm
Our friends at Papa John’s (2222 Shattuck Ave.) will deliver child-sized cheese slices on sale for $1 each. Deliveries every 15 minutes as needed. Proceeds benefit the Museum.
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October 15

Family Maker Saturdays! Activity TBA
2:00 pm–4:30 pm
Encourage the do-it-yourself mindset and come build, invent, design and create something! Projects are designed for 4-7 year olds, younger children with adult assistance. Supports STEM learning.
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October 18

Storytime Tuesdays
11:30am
Join us for storytime every Tuesday in the Reading Tent. First, we'll shake our "sillies" out, then each child can borrow a special Folkmanis puppet or stuffed animal to befriend as we dive into a book!
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October 21

Pizza Fridays!
11:30 am–12:30 pm
Our friends at Papa John’s (2222 Shattuck Ave.) will deliver child-sized cheese slices on sale for $1 each. Deliveries every 15 minutes as needed. Proceeds benefit the Museum.

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October 22

Family Maker Saturdays! Activity TBA

2:00 pm–4:30 pm
Encourage the do-it-yourself mindset and come build, invent, design and create something! Projects are designed for 4-7 year olds, younger children with adult assistance. Supports STEM learning.
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October 25

Storytime Tuesdays
11:30am
Join us for storytime every Tuesday in the Reading Tent. First, we'll shake our "sillies" out, then each child can borrow a special Folkmanis puppet or stuffed animal to befriend as we dive into a book!
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October 28

Pizza Fridays!
11:30 am–12:30 pm
Our friends at Papa John’s (2222 Shattuck Ave.) will deliver child-sized cheese slices on sale for $1 each. Deliveries every 15 minutes as needed. Proceeds benefit the Museum.
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October 29

Family Maker Saturdays! Activity TBA
2:00 pm–4:30 pm
Encourage the do-it-yourself mindset and come build, invent, design and create something! Projects are designed for 4-7 year olds, younger children with adult assistance. Supports STEM learning.
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October 31

Happy Halloween!

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