Special Events
FREE Car Seat Inspection
FREE Car Seat Inspection
Saturday, August 17
10:00am - 12:00pm 

(Last car admitted at 11:45am)
Our final FREE car seat inspection event for the year. Offered with support from State Farm Insurance as part of Habitot's annual Early Childhood Safety Campaign.  Visit our website for more information and more events!        
Parents' Night Out
Friday, August 23, 5:30 - 9:30p
$44 child/$34 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 $44; $34 for each additional sibling.
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Foster Family Fun Day
Foster Family Fun Day
Sunday, August 25
10:00-1:00

A FREE afternoon of play and bonding for foster, kinship and adoptive families. This is an opportunity to enjoy the Museum after hours. Spend time together as a family and make new friends! This event is meant for families with foster, kinship and/or adoptive children ages 0-5, but everyone in the family is welcome to come play!
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New Exhibit News
Animal Hospital Exhibit
Habitot's Animal Hospital is open! There are so many opportunities for learning through play! Young veterinarians are vaccinating pets, examining x-rays, giving regular check-ups, and bringing the pets food from the grocery store. We hope you'll use this setting to engage in conversations with your child about science and empathy. 
Summer Special
Our Summer Special (good through September 30) is great way to give your child lots of opportunities to create art and experience hands-on play and learning in Habitot's exhibits this summer. Purchase online or contact our Front Desk at 1-510-674-1111 x10
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.

Recycled Art Fridays

FREE with admission
10:00 - 2:00 
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.

STEM Saturday
Make a Lava Lamp
FREE with admission
2:30 - 4:30

Learn about mixing and density by building a temporary lava lamp using common kitchen ingredients!
Try it at home
 
 
Art At Home
Throw Ball Painting
The warm summer weather calls for some art making outdoors. Try this energetic throw ball painting activity with the kids courtesy of Fun Littles.
Try it!                      
Looking Ahead

Zero-Waste Lunch Workshop
Parent-Child Workshop
Friday, September 13
11:00am - 12:00pm

Aiming to reduce waste two ways 1) Presenting healthy lunch options that kids enjoy eating and helping to make. 2) Packing lunch with reusable and compostable packaging.
 
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Rainbow Family Fun Night
Wednesday, September 4
5:30pm - 7:30pm 
FREE monthly support group offered with Our Family Coalition open to all LGBTQ families and their children. Come connect, share experiences and exchange ideas while kids enjoy playtime and pizza in the museum. Donations always welcome.
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Family Fun Night
Friday, September 13
5:30 - 7:30pm
Bring the whole family for an early evening of play and family togetherness! 
For Adults
Relax and enjoy a glass of wine, pizza, and snacks. Make friends with other families of little ones. Let your fascinating, creative kid remind you how to play!
For Kids
Snack on some pizza and juice. Make friends, and show your grownups around. Extra Museum time to play, play, play!
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Need Pick From Aston
Positive Parenting Workshop
Saturday,September 21
10:00-11:30

Do naughty steps and sticker charts work? And what about the “time out?” What kind of discipline is right for you and your toddler? In this 1.5-hour fun and interactive workshop based on Positive Discipline, you will experience how different parenting styles can either help or hinder cooperation, as well as learn and practice some amazingly effective and easy ways to encourage cooperation, mutual respect, and self-discipline in your toddler. You will walk away with ideas to ponder and practical tools that you can use right away to bring more joy and ease to parenting. This workshop is available for parents, caregivers, teachers and beyond! It is, however, an adults-only workshop (with the exception of small infants). Childcare in the Museum during the workshop is available with a fee. Please email familyprograms@habitot.org or call (510)647-1111 ext 16 for more information about childcare and our free workshops. Space is limited! REGISTER
Parents' Night Out
Friday, September 27
5:30 - 9:30p
$44 child/$34 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 $44; $34 for each additional sibling.
More Info
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