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June, 2015

July, 2015

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


FREE Hip Stix Class

 

June

June 1
June 2
June 3

Mamas & Papas (LGBTQ Families) with Our Family Coalition
5:30–7:30 pm
Join our free, drop-in 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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June 4
June 5

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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June 6
June 7
June 8

Caregiver Café
10:00–11:00 am
Share some coffee and pastries, connect with other caregiving professionals and talk about the fun and challenges you face in raising others' children. Habitot staff will occupy your charges at nearby tables with art activities and puzzles while you take part in a facilitated group discussion. We hope to bring in outside experts to share their expertise on topics of interest. Free museum admission for all attendees following Caregiver Cafe let's you put new ideas into action.
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June 9
June 10
June 11
June 12

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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June 13

Spring Dancing Classes - Hip Stix
FREE in the museum
10:30 am–11:15 am
Hip Stix gets your tots and preschoolers hippin' and hoppin' by introducing basic rhythm, funky free movement, and original kid friendly raps and chants. Using rhythm sticks, your tyke will explore preschool basics such as the alphabet, shapes, colors, and numbers through the language we all can understand, music! Hip Stix creator, Alicia Langlais-Himelstein, is an experienced pilates and dance fitness instructor, and has over 12 years of training in ballet and modern, and 5 years of folkloric and hip-hop dance.
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June 14
June 15
June 16
June 17
June 18
June 19

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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June 20
June 21

Special Parents’ Night Out - For Father's Day
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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June 22

Summer Morning Camp: Beaches & Sunshine
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Explore seashells, starfish, whales and other creatures that live under the sea. Create sand pictures, decorate fish, and make sandwiches for a pretend picnic at the beach. Every child will take home a water toy. Cost: $225/week; $215/week, members/ pass holder.
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Rainbow Arts Week
Regular Hours
In celebration of Pride Weekend, all week in the Art Studio explore every color of the rainbow with mixed media and multicolor themed art projects.
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June 23

Summer Morning Camp: Beaches & Sunshine
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Explore seashells, starfish, whales and other creatures that live under the sea. Create sand pictures, decorate fish, and make sandwiches for a pretend picnic at the beach. Every child will take home a water toy. Cost: $225/week; $215/week, members/ pass holder.
More Information & Register »

Rainbow Arts Week
Regular Hours
In celebration of Pride Weekend, all week in the Art Studio explore every color of the rainbow with mixed media and multicolor themed art projects.
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June 24

Summer Play Date - Special Times for Special Families
2:00 pm–5:00 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. Donations welcome and appreciated!
FREE with Registration: Click Here »
Contact Rachel at (510) 647-1111 ×16/parented@habitot.org

Summer Morning Camp: Beaches & Sunshine
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Explore seashells, starfish, whales and other creatures that live under the sea. Create sand pictures, decorate fish, and make sandwiches for a pretend picnic at the beach. Every child will take home a water toy. Cost: $225/week; $215/week, members/ pass holder.
More Information & Register »

Rainbow Arts Week
Regular Hours
In celebration of Pride Weekend, all week in the Art Studio explore every color of the rainbow with mixed media and multicolor themed art projects.
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June 25

Summer Morning Camp: Beaches & Sunshine
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Explore seashells, starfish, whales and other creatures that live under the sea. Create sand pictures, decorate fish, and make sandwiches for a pretend picnic at the beach. Every child will take home a water toy. Cost: $225/week; $215/week, members/ pass holder.
More Information & Register »

Rainbow Arts Week
Regular Hours
In celebration of Pride Weekend, all week in the Art Studio explore every color of the rainbow with mixed media and multicolor themed art projects.
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June 26

Summer Morning Camp: Beaches & Sunshine
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Explore seashells, starfish, whales and other creatures that live under the sea. Create sand pictures, decorate fish, and make sandwiches for a pretend picnic at the beach. Every child will take home a water toy. Cost: $225/week; $215/week, members/ pass holder.
More Information & Register »

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.

Rainbow Arts Week
Regular Hours
In celebration of Pride Weekend, all week in the Art Studio explore every color of the rainbow with mixed media and multicolor themed art projects.
Top

June 27

Rainbow Arts Week
Regular Hours
In celebration of Pride Weekend, all week in the Art Studio explore every color of the rainbow with mixed media and multicolor themed art projects.
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June 28
June 29

Summer Morning Camp: Young Maker Lab
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Join all the hackers and tinkerers of the world with week of taking things apart and putting things together. Both girls and boys will enjoy a range of projects from recycled art sculptures, to carpentry with real tools, to building electric circuits, to patterning and sewing, to opening up old appliances and stuffed animals to see how they are made! Great STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities with some art thrown in for extra STEAM! Cost: $225/week; $215/week, members/ pass holder.
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June 30

Summer Morning Camp: Young Maker Lab
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Join all the hackers and tinkerers of the world with week of taking things apart and putting things together. Both girls and boys will enjoy a range of projects from recycled art sculptures, to carpentry with real tools, to building electric circuits, to patterning and sewing, to opening up old appliances and stuffed animals to see how they are made! Great STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities with some art thrown in for extra STEAM! Cost: $225/week; $215/week, members/ pass holder.
More Information & Register »
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July

July 1

Young Maker Lab
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Join all the hackers and tinkerers of the world with week of taking things apart and putting things together. Both girls and boys will enjoy a range of projects from recycled art sculptures, to carpentry with real tools, to building electric circuits, to patterning and sewing, to opening up old appliances and stuffed animals to see how they are made! Great STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities with some art thrown in for extra STEAM! More information.
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July 2

Young Maker Lab
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Join all the hackers and tinkerers of the world with week of taking things apart and putting things together. Both girls and boys will enjoy a range of projects from recycled art sculptures, to carpentry with real tools, to building electric circuits, to patterning and sewing, to opening up old appliances and stuffed animals to see how they are made! Great STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities with some art thrown in for extra STEAM! More information.
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July 3

Young Maker Lab
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Join all the hackers and tinkerers of the world with week of taking things apart and putting things together. Both girls and boys will enjoy a range of projects from recycled art sculptures, to carpentry with real tools, to building electric circuits, to patterning and sewing, to opening up old appliances and stuffed animals to see how they are made! Great STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities with some art thrown in for extra STEAM! More information.
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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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July 4

Habitot Closed
Happy 4th of July!
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July 5
July 6

Back to the Farm
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Plant fruit and vegetable seeds, make jam, bake bread, churn butter, square dance, collect eggs and taste some home-made ice cream. Pretend to be farm animals and farm hands. Every child will take home a pot of seeds. More information.
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July 7

Back to the Farm
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Plant fruit and vegetable seeds, make jam, bake bread, churn butter, square dance, collect eggs and taste some home-made ice cream. Pretend to be farm animals and farm hands. Every child will take home a pot of seeds. More information.
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July 8

Back to the Farm
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Plant fruit and vegetable seeds, make jam, bake bread, churn butter, square dance, collect eggs and taste some home-made ice cream. Pretend to be farm animals and farm hands. Every child will take home a pot of seeds. More information.
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July 9

Back to the Farm
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Plant fruit and vegetable seeds, make jam, bake bread, churn butter, square dance, collect eggs and taste some home-made ice cream. Pretend to be farm animals and farm hands. Every child will take home a pot of seeds. More information.
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July 10

2015 Child Safety Fair
10:00 am–12:00 pm
A two-day safety event with multiple demonstrations from community experts, sponsored by State Farm Insurance Companies. FREE Admission! More information.

Back to the Farm
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Plant fruit and vegetable seeds, make jam, bake bread, churn butter, square dance, collect eggs and taste some home-made ice cream. Pretend to be farm animals and farm hands. Every child will take home a pot of seeds. More information.
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July 11

2015 Child Safety Fair
10:00 am–12:00 pm
A two-day safety event with multiple demonstrations from community experts, sponsored by State Farm Insurance Companies. Free Admission! More information.
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July 12
July 13

Cars, Boats, Planes & Trains
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Vroom! Vroom! Beep! Beep! Kids will make pretend race cars and freight trains. Explore things that fly and things that float. Learn about cars, boats, planes and trains through art, construction projects, cooking activities and science fun! Every child will take home a boat. More information.
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July 14 

Summer Play Date - Special Times for Special Families
2:00 pm–5:00 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. Donations welcome and appreciated!
FREE with Registration: Click Here »
Contact Rachel at (510) 647-1111 ×16/parented@habitot.org

Bastille Day
9:30 am–12:30 pm
Vive la France! Celebrate Bastille Day by tasting French bread and cheese and planning your escape from the Bastille prison. Make and decorate a French chapeau using recycled newspaper and fun fabrics in the Art Studio. Order from a French menu in the Cafe exhibit and help participate in an interactive telling of the story Stone Soup.

Cars, Boats, Planes & Trains
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Vroom! Vroom! Beep! Beep! Kids will make pretend race cars and freight trains. Explore things that fly and things that float. Learn about cars, boats, planes and trains through art, construction projects, cooking activities and science fun! Every child will take home a boat.. More information.
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July 15

Cars, Boats, Planes & Trains
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Vroom! Vroom! Beep! Beep! Kids will make pretend race cars and freight trains. Explore things that fly and things that float. Learn about cars, boats, planes and trains through art, construction projects, cooking activities and science fun! Every child will take home a boat. More information.
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July 16

Cars, Boats, Planes & Trains
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Vroom! Vroom! Beep! Beep! Kids will make pretend race cars and freight trains. Explore things that fly and things that float. Learn about cars, boats, planes and trains through art, construction projects, cooking activities and science fun! Every child will take home a boat.More information.
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July 17

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.

Cars, Boats, Planes & Trains
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Vroom! Vroom! Beep! Beep! Kids will make pretend race cars and freight trains. Explore things that fly and things that float. Learn about cars, boats, planes and trains through art, construction projects, cooking activities and science fun! Every child will take home a boat. More information.
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July 18

FREE Car Seat Inspection
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.

LOCATION: City Hall parking lot
1555 Oak St., in Alameda.
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July 19

Family Pride Day
10:00 am–1:00 pm
Join other LGBTQ families with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers for an afternoon of family bonding, community building, and fun at Habitot Children’s Museum. Explore the medical center exhibit, get messy in the art studio, splash around in the water play area, and more! This event is free and exclusive to LGBTQ Families. Light snacks included!
Drop in or register at Ourfamily.org
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July 20

Castles & Dragons
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Become a prince or princess, a goblin or a troll in this magical fairy tale week. Children will decorate royal crowns and create fairy wings, magic wands and table top castles. Through make-believe play we will create our own fairytales! Every child will take home a jeweled crown. More information.
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July 21

Castles & Dragons
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Become a prince or princess, a goblin or a troll in this magical fairy tale week. Children will decorate royal crowns and create fairy wings, magic wands and table top castles. Through make-believe play we will create our own fairytales! Every child will take home a jeweled crown. More information.
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July 22

Castles & Dragons
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Become a prince or princess, a goblin or a troll in this magical fairy tale week. Children will decorate royal crowns and create fairy wings, magic wands and table top castles. Through make-believe play we will create our own fairytales! Every child will take home a jeweled crown.More information.
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July 23

Castles & Dragons
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Become a prince or princess, a goblin or a troll in this magical fairy tale week. Children will decorate royal crowns and create fairy wings, magic wands and table top castles. Through make-believe play we will create our own fairytales! Every child will take home a jeweled crown.More information.
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July 24

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.

Castles & Dragons
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Become a prince or princess, a goblin or a troll in this magical fairy tale week. Children will decorate royal crowns and create fairy wings, magic wands and table top castles. Through make-believe play we will create our own fairytales! Every child will take home a jeweled crown.More information.
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July 25
July 26
July 27

The Land Before Time
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Go back in time to when ferocious dinosaurs walked the earth. Make dinosaur footprints, dig for dinosaur bones, find fossils and create a mystical prehistoric landscape with volcanoes. Learn songs about our dinosaur friends and act out favorite dinosaur stories. Every child will take home a mini dinosaur.More information.
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July 28

The Land Before Time
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Go back in time to when ferocious dinosaurs walked the earth. Make dinosaur footprints, dig for dinosaur bones, find fossils and create a mystical prehistoric landscape with volcanoes. Learn songs about our dinosaur friends and act out favorite dinosaur stories. Every child will take home a mini dinosaur.More information.
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July 29

The Land Before Time
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Go back in time to when ferocious dinosaurs walked the earth. Make dinosaur footprints, dig for dinosaur bones, find fossils and create a mystical prehistoric landscape with volcanoes. Learn songs about our dinosaur friends and act out favorite dinosaur stories. Every child will take home a mini dinosaur.More information.
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July 30

The Land Before Time
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Go back in time to when ferocious dinosaurs walked the earth. Make dinosaur footprints, dig for dinosaur bones, find fossils and create a mystical prehistoric landscape with volcanoes. Learn songs about our dinosaur friends and act out favorite dinosaur stories. Every child will take home a mini dinosaur. More information.
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July 31

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.

The Land Before Time
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Go back in time to when ferocious dinosaurs walked the earth. Make dinosaur footprints, dig for dinosaur bones, find fossils and create a mystical prehistoric landscape with volcanoes. Learn songs about our dinosaur friends and act out favorite dinosaur stories. Every child will take home a mini dinosaur. More information.
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