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Toni Tone Giant Puppets at our 20th Birthday Celebration


Earth Week

April 23 - 27

Regular Hours

Art Studio:Celebrate our wonderful home, Earth, all week. Raise awareness about taking care of our planet by creating art from recycled and natural materials. Papermaking, wacky sculptures, and more!

Monday - Make paintbrushes from natural materials.

Tuesday - Sculpting and sensory play with shredded paper.

Wednesday - Make prints with repurposed household items like bottle caps, corks, paper rolls, bubble wrap.

Thursday - Collaborative Landscape! Using sand, paper, clay, small recycled boxes, and natural materials.

Friday - Collaborative Landscape! Using sand, paper, clay, small recycled boxes, and natural materials.

Museum:Check out our Annie's Homegrown Farm exhibit, and think about the wonderful things the Earth provides.

Ages: 0-5, but all ages welcome!


FREE Car Seat Inspection Event

Saturday, April 21, 10am -12pm

Regular Hours

Location:Alameda Police Department,1555 Oak St, Alameda

With the help of the Alameda Police Department and trained, volunteer technicians, you can have your new car seat properly installed or your existing car seat inspected for recall, proper placement or functioning. Many thanks to retired police officer, Bob Rollins, for his many years of support.

All participants will receive a FREE Habitot Family Pass for admission.


Happy 20th Birthday Habitot!

Celebrate Habitot’s birthday by... playing, of course! We’ll be playing in the museum and at the Bay Area Book Fest. The best part of birthday parties are friends, please join us!


Saturday, April 28, 9:30am-4:30 pm

Enjoy 1998 admission prices! $6 kids and $4 adults - or receive half price admission with a Bay Area Book Fest ticket

Art Studio: Decorate a giant birthday cake sculpture. Make and decorate your own party hat!

Museum:Scavenger hunt and bubbles and more!

10:00 to 12:00 - Puppets with Toni Tone

11:00 to 1:00 - Get your face painted by Guinnevere Stevens, face painter extraordinaire.

12:00 - Sing Happy Birthday to Habitot and enjoy a slice of delicious birthday cake from Sweet Adeline

1:00 to 4:30 - Dance Party with Posey 15 minutes every hour on the hour.

Bay Area Book Fest (Civic Center Park, Berkeley)

10:00-6:00 Saturday and Sunday

Celebrate Habitot's 20th Birthday all day with some of our favorite activities over the last 20 years:

• Build with Imagination Playground Blocks
• Make Giant Bubbles
• Create monsters in our MonsterLab
• Get creative with stencils and chalk on the sidewalk
• Giant Puppets Save the World visits at our booth (12:00 - 2:00 on Saturday only)
• Buy a commemorative "Celebrating 20 Years of Play" Habitot T-shirt ($22 plus tax)
• Write a birthday wish for Habitot's next 20 years on our Founder's Cake ($1 suggested donation).

Ages: 0-5, but all ages welcome!



Coming in May!

  • 5/5: Children's Day, Kodomo-no-Hi
  • 5/12 Mother’s Day Gift Making

    More to come...


    Fundraising efforts supported by

  • Blue Star Museums Our Family Coaliton GuideStar Habitot is a Top Rated Non-profit Bay Area Parent IMLS
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