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March 2017

April 2017

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March

March 1

Wildflower Whirl: In the Wind Tunnel
Come play in our new Wind Tunnel exhibit, "Wildflower Whirl." Toss up petals of orange, yellow, purple, and blue to watch them swirl in the air. Kids can try their hand at catching the petals with butterfly nets as they float down. Surrounded by a colorful array of photographs depicting CA wildflowers, "Wildflower Whirl" will introduce your tot to the unique beauty of springtime in the Golden State.

Rainbow Family Night
5:30pm - 7:30pm

LGBTQ parents are invited to join our facilitated support group to connect, share experiences, swap tips, and discuss issues relevant to our families, while kids have a great time playing in the Habitot Children's Museum.

Rainbow Family Night takes place on the first Wednesday of each month.

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Storytime Wednesdays

11:30am

Join us for storytime every Wednesday in the Reading Tent. Each child can borrow a special Folkmanis puppet or stuffed animal to befriend as we dive into a book!

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March 3

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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March 4

Family STEM Saturdays
This Month: Ocean in a Bottle : "Does it float?"
2:30 pm–4:30 pm

Encourage hands on science explorations with activities that build a foundation for understanding physical properties, mathematics, and engineering principles. Come experiment, build, and create. All ages welcome.

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March 8

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.

Join Dania Lopez Beltan, Esq, Immigration Lawyer at East Bay Community Law Center, for a workshop on immigration rights and resources. Caregivers will learn about immigrants rights while Habitot staff occupy children with art and play.

Supervised art and craft activities for children Coffee and pastries provided FREE admission to Habitot following the Café

To receive email updates about Caregiver Cafés, contact us at 510-647-1111 ×16 or parented@habitot.org 

Storytime Wednesdays

11:30am

Join us for storytime every Wednesday in the Reading Tent. Each child can borrow a special Folkmanis puppet or stuffed animal to befriend as we dive into a book!

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March 10

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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March 11

Family STEM Saturdays
This Month: Ocean in a Bottle : "Does it float?"
2:30 pm–4:30 pm

Encourage hands on science explorations with activities that build a foundation for understanding physical properties, mathematics, and engineering principles. Come experiment, build, and create. All ages welcome.

Pajama Day
9:30 am–4:30 pm

Get your family ready for bed and for Daylight Saving Time (very) early and wear your pajamas to Habitot today! Kids get to play fashion designer and decorate their own mini set of paper PJs in the art studio! Cuddle up with an adorable stuffed animal or puppet as you read a story together in the Reading Tent.

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March 12

Plant a Flower for Spring
9:30am - 12:30pm

March 12th is National Plant a Flower Day. Come plant your own flower seed today to welcome the coming of springtime and make the world a more beautiful place.

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March 15

Storytime Wednesdays

11:30am

Join us for storytime every Wednesday in the Reading Tent. Each child can borrow a special Folkmanis puppet or stuffed animal to befriend as we dive into a book!

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March 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.

Shamrock Day
9:30 - 4:30pm

Top o' the morning! All day long, kids will be enchanted by the discovery of hidden "gold" throughout the museum, play with magical shimmery gak, explore shamrock art and wear green for an extra dose of the luck of the irish!

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March 18

Family STEM Saturdays
This Month: Ocean in a Bottle : "Does it float?"
2:30 pm–4:30 pm

Encourage hands on science explorations with activities that build a foundation for understanding physical properties, mathematics, and engineering principles. Come experiment, build, and create. All ages welcome.

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March 20

Poison Prevention Week

Monday through Friday, check out our information table on preventing accidental poisoning during National Poison Prevention Week.

This will be the kickoff of our 17th annual early childhood safety campaign.

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March 21

Poison Prevention Week

Monday through Friday, check out our information table on preventing accidental poisoning during National Poison Prevention Week.

This will be the kickoff of our 17th annual early childhood safety campaign.

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March 22

Storytime Wednesdays

11:30am

Join us for storytime every Wednesday in the Reading Tent. Each child can borrow a special Folkmanis puppet or stuffed animal to befriend as we dive into a book!

Poison Prevention Week

Monday through Friday, check out our information table on preventing accidental poisoning during National Poison Prevention Week.

This will be the kickoff of our 17th annual early childhood safety campaign.

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March 23

Play in a Pile of Plush Puppies

Tots will get a special thrill today when our plush puppy friends come out to play. Folkmanis puppets and lifelike stuffed doggies are eager to join in on the fun around the museum. Make doggy ears in the art studio and pretend to be a puppy, too!

Immigrants - Know Your Rights!

6:00-7:30pm

FREE

Habitot members, visitors and friends are invited to a FREE workshop on immigrant rights. This workshop will teach you what to say, what to do, and what your rights are in protecting you and your family should you interact with immigration authorities. The workshop will be led by Charles Wheeler, an expert Bay Area immigration attorney. He has served as director of several immigration-focused organizations and currently trains paralegals and others in the legal rights of immigrants.

Adults only. In English and Spanish.

Register: MyRights.eventbrite.com

Inmigrantes: ¡Conozcan bien sus derechos!

6:00 a 7:30 p.m.

Taller gratuito.

Todos los miembros, visitantes y amigos de Habitot están invitados a este taller que tratará sobre los derechos de los inmigrantes. En este, se les enseñará lo que pueden decir, hacer y cuáles son sus derechos para protegerse usted y su familia, en caso de ser requeridos por las autoridades migratorias. Charles Wheeler, abogado afincado en el Área de la Bahía, es experto en temas de migración. Ha dirigido y participado en numerosas organizaciones para inmigrantes y también imparte asesoría legal y capacitación en el tema.

Solo para adultos. El taller será impartido en inglés y español.

Registro: MyRights.eventbrite.com

Poison Prevention Week

Monday through Friday, check out our information table on preventing accidental poisoning during National Poison Prevention Week.

This will be the kickoff of our 17th annual early childhood safety campaign.
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March 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

Date night for parents! Supervised museum play and exploration with cheese pizza dinner included, for your kid, 2-7 years old while you enjoy an evening out.

$39 per child, $29 siblings.

Parent's Night Out events take place every 4th Friday, except in November and December when they are offered on the 3rd Friday.

5:30pm - 9:30pm

Advanced registration required.

habitotreservations@lmi.net or call 510-647-1111 x 14

Poison Prevention Week

Monday through Friday, check out our information table on preventing accidental poisoning during National Poison Prevention Week.

This will be the kickoff of our 17th annual early childhood safety campaign.
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March 25

Family STEM Saturdays
This Month: Ocean in a Bottle : "Does it float?"
2:30 pm–4:30 pm

Encourage hands on science explorations with activities that build a foundation for understanding physical properties, mathematics, and engineering principles. Come experiment, build, and create. All ages welcome.

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March 29

Storytime Wednesdays

11:30am

Join us for storytime every Wednesday in the Reading Tent. Each child can borrow a special Folkmanis puppet or stuffed animal to befriend as we dive into a book!

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March 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.

Sticker Fun Friday Friday

9:30am - 4:30pm

Stickers, stickers, and more stickers, back by popular demand! They’re fun to look at, inspire self-expression, improve motor skills, and best of all, you can stick them just about anywhere. Today in the art studio, tots can choose from a variety of objects to cover with stickers. Bring in a pack of stickers to share and receive a FREE adult admission pass to use on your next visit, limit one pass per group.

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Coming in April!

Here's a sneak peek at March's special events...

  • 10 - 15th | Egg Week
  • 14th & 15th | Egg Hunt
  • 17th - 22nd | Earth Week
  • 24th | International Sculpture Day
  • 28th | "I'm a Superhero!" Day
  • 29th | HAPPY 19TH BIRTHDAY HABITOT!
  • More to be announced soon...

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