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A Celebration for Habitot's 20th Birthday!
1998-2018
Hundreds of families came out to celebrate Habitot's 20th Anniversary with giant blocks, giant bubbles, monster bots and sidewalk chalk.  THANK YOU to the thousands of people who have given time, money and advice over the past 20 years to create Habitot and sustain this special place for children and families.
 
Join the 20-20-20 Campaign
Help Sustain Habitot for the Next 20 Years!
 
Now, we need new families to join our Campaign for the Next 20 Years!  Help raise $20,000 this year for new exhibits and programs. With every donation of $20 or more, you'll claim 20th Anniversary gifts including t-shirts, mugs, family guest passes, bumper stickers, birthday parties at Habitot and more. Please Donate Today!
New for 2018!
All Day Summer Camps!

June 18 - August 31
9:00a - 4:00p + aftercare
A different theme every week! Space Station, Treasure Island, Back to the Farm, Castles & Dragons and more! Sign up for one week or all 10!  For young children 2.9 - 5.0 years.
Register

NOW ENROLLING!
Book Week
April 30 - May 6
It’s a time to celebrate kids books, and the joy of reading during Children’s Book Week, a national literacy initiative that began in 1919. Come visit for storytimes and a book giveaway on Friday.

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Rainbow Family Night
Wednesday, May 2, 5:30-7:30p
Drop the kids at Habitot for supervised play and pizza while LGBTQ parents meet in our classroom annex for support and community. FREE - $10 donation requested to support these programs.  Registration required.
 
Play Date for Children with Special Needs & their Families
Thursday, May 3, 2:00-5:00p
Enjoy an afternoon of hands-on play, make friends and connect with other families in a safe and accessible environment. FREE with registration (required). $10 donation requested to support these programs.

Register here
Japanese Children's Day, Kodomo-no-Hi
Saturday, May 5, 9:30a-4:30p

Create Koinobori! These paper windsocks created in the shape of a carp represent father, mother and children, and are a traditional craft in Japan for Japanese Children's Day.

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Mother's Day Gift Making
Saturday, May 12, 9:30a-4:30p

A chance to make a gift for Mom! Come visit and make a card, picture frame, or a mini paper wreath.


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Parent-Child
Gak-Making Workshop

Friday, May 18, 3:00p

Hands-on workshop for parents and kids making the amazing and mysterious substance known as gak. Take home the recipe and a ziplock bag of the gak for hours of play and exploration at home.

Cost: $20 per child, includes Museum admission for one adult and one child.  Members $15 per child.
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Parents' Night Out
Friday, May 25, 5:30 - 9:30p
$42 child/$32 siblings

Enjoy a date night out! As an option, take advantage of this month's SPECIAL THEATER DATENIGHT: with purchase of tickets to Aurora Theatre. Discount on PNO fee and theater ticket when you purchase both.
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Jamaroo Dance Class -FREE
Every Wednesday, 10:30a

Instructor from Jamaroo Kids


Pizza Fridays
Every Friday, 11:30a - 12:30p

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STEM Saturdays
Every Saturday, 2:30 - 4:30p

This month: Light & Prism Explorations
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Don't Miss Our FREE
Car Seat Inspection Event

Saturday, Jun 2, 10a-12pm 
(last car admitted at 11:45)
Habitot's annual Early Childhood Safety Campaign is once again underway, thanks to State Farm Insurance. The next FREE Car Seat Inspection event is Saturday, June in Alameda.  See our website for details about the upcoming Safety Fair (July) and more car seat inspection events!    MORE INFO

                       

CLOSED Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day
Art-at-Home Activity
This month:  Paper Mache Bowls
Kids can make this one-of-a kind gift for for a Mother's Day gift for mom: a small handmade bowl that can hold house-keys, loose change, paper clips. Cute!
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Parenting Topic of the Month
The Trouble with Motherhood
An except from Dr. Christine Carter's book Raising Happiness, with timeless advice for mothers to reclaim joy and flow in your daily lives.
https://www.habitot.org/hab/newsletter/enews_archive/may18/may18_enews_parenting_QA.html
This Month's Store Discount
Pretend Play Kits!
Melissa & Doug food kits (cutting veggies, pizza party, birthday cake) and tool sets and costumes - ALL 20% OFF.
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