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Wednesday, July 4th

Support Our Summer Mini-Fundraiser to Expand the Toy Lending Library
For a Kindergarden-Ready and Eco-friendly Community

Help Habitot's Toy Lending Library benefit many more families! We are building up the Library for ALL, and extending our outreach to include new users like foster families with young children. Please donate to expand this useful, economical and ecological community resource. Invest in our Toy Lending Library today.  DONATE NOW  MORE INFO: How we'll use your gift. 
Coming in July -
Summer Block Play!

This summer (and with popular support, permanently!), we're relocating our ever-popular giant blue Imagination Playground blocks to our Multicultural Reading Room for construction and building STEM play. The reading and storytelling books and floor cushions will be moved to the Family Resource Center. Come check out our "Construction Zone!"
Thank You!
Thanks to the Alameda County Art Commission for their recent grant to support our Arts Studio and Art Programming.

Thanks to the Berkeley Rotary Club for completing the upgrades to our Painting Wall in the Art Studio.
Bastille Day
Saturday, July 14
9:30am - 4:30pm
Join us in celebrating the French National Day! We're celebrating the day as Bastille Day and kids will be able to break out of the Bastille "prison," order from the French cafe menu, make fancy chapeau in the Art Studio and join us for baguettes and Brie!
Register Here
Family Pride Day
Sunday, July 15
10:00am - 1:00pm

FREE with registration
Family Playdate for LGBTQ families! Come make new friends and play together in an afternoon of fun and community-building at Habitot Children’s Museum. Infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown ups can get messy in the Art Studio, splash around in the water play area, collect eggs and harvest fruit in the Little Farm, and much more! Suggested donation $10 to support our programs.
Register Here
Offered in partnership with:
Capacitación GRATIS para la preparación ante desastres y emergencias en la comunidad
(FREE Training on Preparing for Disasters and Community Emergencies in Spanish - Thursday, July 19. Spanish-speaking parents and caregivers of young children encouraged to attend).
jueves, 19 de julio
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Habitot's Classroom Annex
Temas incluyen:
  • Identificación de riesgos
  • Creación de un plan de comunicación y reunificación familiar
  • Interrupción de Servicios de agua, gas y electridad
  • Medicina en Desastres
  • Organización de Equipos
  • Apoyo emocional
REGISTRO Y MAS INFORMACIÓN: Dinorah Barton-Antonio 510.643.2100 o
State Farm - Habitot Early Childhood Safety Fair
Friday & Saturday, July 20-21
10:00am - 12:00pm

FREE ADMISSION from 10am-12pm
Habitot hosts its 18th annual Early Childhood Safety Fair with State Farm support to share vital information and resources on keeping young children safe. Experts from local organizations will be on hand to inform parents and caregivers about the most common early childhood injuries and how to prevent them. Info, handouts, giveaways and training!
Register Here
Parents' Night Out
Friday, July 27, 5:30 - 9:30p
$42 child/$32 siblings

Enjoy a date night out! From 5:30pm to 9:30pm, drop off your kids, 2-7 years old, for play and fun at Habitot while you enjoy an evening out! Cheese pizza for dinner included. Cost is $42; $32 for each additional sibling.
More Info
Jamaroo Dance Class
Every Wednesday, 10:30am
FREE with admission
Help children develop coordination, strength, balance, self esteem, flexibility, music appreciation, creative thinking and more! Come dance with us, lets have some fun! Instructor from Jamaroo Kids 

Pizza Fridays
Every Friday, 11:30am-12:30pm

Pizza deliveries from 11:30-12:30. Kid-sized slices $1 each.
STEM Saturdays
Every Saturday, 2:30-4:30pm

This month: KITES!

It's kite-making month at Habitot! Get ready for the annual Berkeley Kite Festival on July 28-29 at Cesar Chavez Park in Berkeley Marina by making your very own kite in our Art Studio. Parent-child STEM activity!
More Info
Art-at-Home Activity
This month:  Simple Paper Kite
Make this simple kite with your little one to take to the Berkeley Kite Festival or outside on a windy day. You can decorate the paper with crayons or pencils before constructing it.
Keeping Children Safe: A Primer
Most Early Childhood Injuries Are Preventable
The greatest number of accidental injuries occur among children 0-5 and most are preventable - know the risks and what to do in this quick overview.
This Month's Store Discount - 20% off!
Wind Toys & Kites!
Flapper kites, diamond kites, and anything that blows in the wind - ALL 20% OFF.
National Baseball Card Day
Saturday, August 11
Thanks to a generous donation from a former Habitot member, we're giving away free historical baseball cards to all children on this day. There may be some treasures in the pile - we don't know - but it will be fun to be introduced to the world of baseball cards.
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