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Events Calendar Notes View our Front Desk Calendar for the month.

spring camp

April

April 1

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.

Spring Camp
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Session 1: March 28-April 1; Session 2: April 4-8
A half-day, drop-off activity camp explores Spring themes like baby animals, new buds, sunshine, rain and puddles through fun, hands-on art, math, cooking, storytelling, music, and science activities for 3-5 year olds.
$45/day or $225/week (Non-Member); $42/day or $215/week (Member).
Register here.
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April 2
April 3
April 4

Spring Camp
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Session 2: April 4-8
A half-day, drop-off activity camp explores Spring themes like baby animals, new buds, sunshine, rain and puddles through fun, hands-on art, math, cooking, storytelling, music, and science activities for 3-5 year olds.
$45/day or $225/week (Non-Member); $42/day or $215/week (Member).
Register here.
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April 5

Spring Camp
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Session 2: April 4-8
A half-day, drop-off activity camp explores Spring themes like baby animals, new buds, sunshine, rain and puddles through fun, hands-on art, math, cooking, storytelling, music, and science activities for 3-5 year olds.
$45/day or $225/week (Non-Member); $42/day or $215/week (Member).
Register here.
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April 6

Spring Camp
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Session 2: April 4-8
A half-day, drop-off activity camp explores Spring themes like baby animals, new buds, sunshine, rain and puddles through fun, hands-on art, math, cooking, storytelling, music, and science activities for 3-5 year olds.
$45/day or $225/week (Non-Member); $42/day or $215/week (Member).
Register here.

Rainbow Family Night (LGBTQ Families) with Our Family Coalition
5:30 pm–7:30 pm
Join our free, drop-in with registration support group for gay and lesbian families and their 0-5 year old children, presented in partnership with Our Family. While parents engage in lively and supportive conversations facilitated by Habitot and Our Family staff in our classroom annex (Habitot, Too), children play (with supervision) in the Museum.
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April 7

Spring Camp
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Session 2: April 4-8
A half-day, drop-off activity camp explores Spring themes like baby animals, new buds, sunshine, rain and puddles through fun, hands-on art, math, cooking, storytelling, music, and science activities for 3-5 year olds.
$45/day or $225/week (Non-Member); $42/day or $215/week (Member).
Register here.
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April 8

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.

Spring Camp
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Session 2: April 4-8
A half-day, drop-off activity camp explores Spring themes like baby animals, new buds, sunshine, rain and puddles through fun, hands-on art, math, cooking, storytelling, music, and science activities for 3-5 year olds.
$45/day or $225/week (Non-Member); $42/day or $215/week (Member).
Register here.
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April 9
April 10
April 11
April 12
April 13

What Great Parents Do! FREE Workshop!
7:30 pm–9:00 pm
All parents want to raise happy, secure and loving kids. The good news is that there are proven parenting methods that will help you succeed. Local psychologist, mom, and parent coach, Dr. Erica Reischer, will lead this free, interactive workshop. Register: GreatParentsDo.eventbrite.com
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April 14
April 15

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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April 16

Habitot's 18th Birthday! "We're Old Enough to Vote!"
9:30 am–4:30 pm
FREE ADMISSION DAY! Celebrate Habitot's 18th Anniversary with an “Old Enough To Vote” theme! Families are encouraged to come dressed up as any elected official or this year's political candidates. Tots will enter a pretend voting booth to vote for their favorites. In the Art Studio, children will decorate a three-tier sculptural birthday cake with paint, glue, sparkles, pop-poms and confetti. Blow out the candles and have a piece of birthday cake at 12:30 pm.
RSVP here!
Sponsored by: ScholarShare Logo
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April 17

Foster Family Fun Day
2:00 pm–5:00 pm
Join us for a free afternoon of play and bonding with other foster, kinship and adoptive families! Explore our fun hands-on exhibits, create masterpieces in our art studio, and enjoy special time as a family and as a community. This event is meant for families with foster, kinship and/or adoptive children ages 0-5, but everyone in the family is welcome to come play. Snacks and a small gift included! Register: FosterFam.eventbrite.com
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April 18

Caregiver Café
10:00 am–10:45 am
In this group, lead in Spanish, caregivers are invited to meet and share experiences about the fun and challenges of caring for the children of others. Held in Habitot's classroom annex. Coffee and pastries provided.
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April 19
April 20
April 21
April 22

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.

Parents’ Night Out
5:30 pm–9:30 pm
Drop off your kids, 2-7 yrs, for play and fun while parents enjoy a movie or dinner out. $39 per child, $29 for siblings. Pizza for dinner included. Space limited. To reserve habitotreservations@lmi.net or call our Reservations Desk at 510-647-1111 x14.
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April 23
April 24
April 25
April 26
April 27
April 28
April 29

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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April 30

 

May

May 1
May 2
May 3
May 4

Rainbow Family Night (LGBTQ Families) with Our Family Coalition
5:30 pm–7:30 pm
Join our free, drop-in with registration support group for gay and lesbian families and their 0-5 year old children, presented in partnership with Our Family. While parents engage in lively and supportive conversations facilitated by Habitot and Our Family staff in our classroom annex (Habitot, Too), children play (with supervision) in the Museum.
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May 5
May 6

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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May 7

Children's Day! Kodomo-no-hi!
9:30 am–4:30 pm
FREE ADMISSION DAY! Join our celebration of Japanese Children's Day which historically occurs on May 5. Visitors can try out ‘samurai hats' or ‘kabuto’, and create Japanese carp kites - koinobori” - from colorful tissue papers, strings and ribbons to fly in Habitot’s Wind Tunnel. Venture over to the multi-cultural reading tent featuring Japanese children’s stories. Then at 3pm taste mochi rice cakes in the snack room. Register in advance for fast entry and a free sticker on EventBrite: japanesechildrensday.eventbrite.com
Sponsored by: Lucky Logo

Maker Saturdays! Koinobori carp windsocks (all day)
9:30 am–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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May 8
May 9
May 10

Spring Play Date for Children with Special Needs
1:00 pm–4:30 pm
Habitot Children's Museum opens its doors for an afternoon of fun exclusively for children with special needs and their families. Come play with our hands-on exhibits, explore the Art Studio and enjoy family bonding time in a safe, accessible and fun environment. FREE, donations welcome.
Register: SpringPlayDate2016.eventbrite.com
Thank you to our sponsor:

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May 11
May 12
May 13

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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May 14 

Car Seat Check!
10:00 am–12:00 pm
Trained technicians will install and/or inspect your car seat. Offered with support from retired police officer, Bob Rollins, and the City of Alameda Police Department. Did you know that 90% are installed incorrectly and children are at risk? Participants will receive a guest pass for Habitot admission. Located at City Hall parking lot in Alameda.

Maker Saturdays! Marshmallow engineering
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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May 15
May 16
May 17
May 18
May 19
May 20

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

May 21

Maker Saturdays! Flower basket weaving for spring
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.
Top

May 22
May 23

Caregiver Café
10:00 am–10:45 am
In this group, lead in Spanish, caregivers are invited to meet and share experiences about the fun and challenges of caring for the children of others. Held in Habitot's classroom annex. Coffee and pastries provided.
Top

May 24
May 25
May 26
May 27

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.

Parents’ Night Out
5:30 pm–9:30 pm
Drop off your kids, 2-7 yrs, for play and fun while parents enjoy a movie or dinner out. $39 per child, $29 for siblings. Pizza for dinner included. Space limited. To reserve habitotreservations@lmi.net or call our Reservations Desk at 510-647-1111 x14.
Top

May 28

Maker Saturdays! Silly pasta sculptures
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.
Top

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