Back to Press Releases

Press Release: July 14, 2016
Habitot Children's Museum
Media Contact:
Marketing Manager: Toni Mikulka - Direct: (510) 647-1111 x17 toni@habitot.org
Public Information: www.habitot.org
Images: attached

This Weekend! Free Admission to Habitot Children's

Museum's 16th Annual Early Childhood Safety Fair

(Berkeley, CA) July 14, 2016

On July 15th and 16th Habitot Children’s Museum in downtown Berkeley is hosting a two day Safety Fair for families with young children, with free admission to the museum, from 10am-12pm. This two-day safety event will include multiple demonstrations from community experts for bicycle safety, fire safety, household safety, and more. Habitot’s Safety Campaign seeks to address the high number of unintentional accidents among very young children. “Accidents are the biggest threat to the health of children one to six years old,” according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Thanks to State Farm for sponsoring Habitot's 16th Annual Early Childhood Safety Campaign. Join us for our annual safety campaign to help prevent early childhood accidents and injuries. Questions about the event? Visit Habitot.org or contact Rachel@Habitot.org.

About Habitot Children's Museum

Habitot’s mission is to help parents and caregivers raise curious, creative and confident children with hands-on exhibits and programs to focus exclusively on early childhood, ages 0-5. Habitot aims to reach all children with play via free admission days and in dedicated programs for children experiencing special needs, teen parents, formerly incarcerated mothers, children experiencing homelessness and children in the foster care system.

Since opening almost eighteen years ago in 1998, Habitot has welcomed over 1,100,000 visitors, filling a niche for new parents and caregivers who seek safe and enriching experiences for young children, with parenting support, a toy lending library, affordable music and art classes, immersive learning exhibits, a drop-in Art Studio, role playing centers.

Habitot Children's Museum has been recognized as the "best museum for families" by Bay Area Parent Magazine readers. In addition, Habitot's founder, Gina Moreland, has been honored with a Bay Area "Jefferson Award", and was the City of Berkeley's "Early Childhood Champion of the Year." Habitot received the GuideStar Exchange Silver participation level, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier source of nonprofit information. Annually since 2010, Habitot has been designated a "Top-Rated Nonprofit" by GreatNonprofits, a leading provider of reviews and ratings of nonprofit organizations. Habitot participates in the Association of Children’s Museum’s program, “Museum’s For All,” which accepts EBT cards and ensures that all children may enjoy museums regardless of their income.

Habitot Children's Museum
2065 Kittredge Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 647-1111
www.habitot.org