Special Events

Family Fun Night
Friday, March 8, 5:30 - 7:30
After-hours museum time! Socialize, have a glass of wine, pizza and play. This month: Be among the first to play in the Kelp Forest. Members $5 pp; nonmembers $15pp 
Tickets

Springtime Puppet Show

Saturday, March 9, 9:30 - 10:15
Tortoise and the Hare race to beat Spring! Who will win? Join us as puppeteer Toni Tone from Giant Puppets Save the World, tells a riveting tale with a modern twist for all ages to enjoy! FREE with admission. Tickets
Nowruz Celebration
FREE with admission
Saturday, March 16, 9:30 - 4:30
The Persian New Year, Nowruz, has been celebrated for over 3,000 years! Plant pots of “sabzeh” wheat grass, decorate “tokhme-morgh” eggs from 10-1, and check out our Haft sin table filled with Nowruz' symbols of spring. Can your child name them?     More Info
Poison Prevention Awareness  Week
March 17-23, regular hours
Learn about preventing accidental poisoning, an all too common occurrence among young children, during National Poison Prevention Week, the first event of our 2019 Early Childhood Safety Campaign. Free resources!
 
New Exhibit News
Kelp Forest
Waterworks has been transformed into a magical, under the sea kelp forest! Splash and play in our water pools and river ramp with shimmery light streaming though kelp and your favorite ocean animals swimming overhead. Search for ocean friends, like star fish and anemones below. 
Wildflower Wind Tunnel

Spring has arrived in the Wind Tunnel. Come throw petals into the wind, and catch them with butterfly nets!
Vet Clinic - Coming in May
We're giving away all the books in the Family Resource Library - please take any you can use or share! This will help make way for our beloved Vet Clinic. To make a donation for new stuffed animals or comfortable "waiting room" seating for grownups to relax or nurse a baby, Donate Here.
Camps and Classes 

Spring Break Camp

March 25 - 29 & April 1 - 5
9:00 - 2:00

Explore spring themes like seedlings, eggs, flowers, spring weather, baby animals and more. Sign your child up for a single day, or a full week for a discount.
More Info

Featured Camp Activity
Spring Thaws Ice
Help young children understand thawing and what is revealed when spring arrives and ice melts. This much loved project provides STEM learning and fun, as campers melt away a ball of ice and discover a little creature hiding inside.
 

Summer Camp
9:00 - 4:30 Monday - Friday
The imaginations of curious, young preschoolers will be excited by each week's tried-and-true camp themes. Campers will be immersed in the the weekly theme with costumes, props, creative hands-on science, cooking, art and dramatic play activities. 
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Featured Summer Camp
Space Station
5,4,3,2,1...BLAST OFF! Campers will rocket to the planets in an imaginary ship, build a space station, paint a moonscape, investigate Mars mud, and explore gravity. Which Habitot camper will be inspired to become the first astronaut to Mars?
Reservations@habitot.org
Babysitting for Beginners Workshop

Do you know a 10-14 year old interested in starting to earn money babysitting? This workshop will teach your teen the skills needed to be a trusted and responsible babysitter!

More Info / Register
Weekly Events

Jamaroo Wednesdays
FREE with admission
10:30 - 11:00
Jamaroo Kids teacher, Kelty, will get those wiggles out while helping little kids develop coordination, strength, balance, flexibility, and self-esteem.


Pizza Fridays

11:30 -12:30
Easy peasy pizza lunch gives you more time to play! The pizza comes in kid-size slices that are $1.50 each. Parents are welcome to fill up on kid slices too. 
 

STEM Saturdays
FREE with admission
2:30 - 4:30
Mixing just three ingredients creates a mesmerizing effect and sparks your child's curiosity with the surprising results! Learning to observe - and seeing changes - are key to asking "why?" and early science learning in young children.
More Info


Recycled Art Cart Sundays

FREE with admission
10:00 - 2:30
Let your imagination go wild! The Recycled Materials Art Cart holds industry cast-offs, and both unusual and household items that would otherwise be destined for the dump. Come give these objects a new life by creating art! Sponsored by 
Art At Home
Watercolors from Flowers
Take a spring walk around the neighborhood to collect fresh flowers and turn them into watercolor paint. For artists from the beginning of human history, nature has provided the pigments and inks for making art. Happy spring!
Discount of the Month
Help us clear out our Gift Shop for something new! Everything in the store is at a 20% discount during March. Give your little love a little gift and help support Habitot! 

We have big plans for this space! 
 
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