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Early Childhood Safety – Earthquake Safety at Habitot Children’s Museum

(Berkeley, CA) August 7, 2009 – Families will learn Earthquake Safety tips from the Red Cross Bay Area on Saturday, August 7 from 10:30am-12:30pm as part of the Museum's 9th annual Early Childhood Safety Campaign. FREE admission is provided by State Farm Insurance Companies from 10:00am to 12:30pm on this day. More free safety workshops on helmet use, car seat safety, poison control and other topics will take place on dates through September. For more information please visit http://www.habitot.org.

Habitot's Campaign is aimed at increasing parents' and caregivers' knowledge and training for preventing accidents and injuries. State Farm Insurance Companies is the generous sponsor of Habitot's Early Childhood Safety Campaign.

About Habitot:

Habitot Children's Museum is the East Bay's award-winning hands-on discovery museum for young children, recently nominated “Best Museum” in the Bay Area in Nickelodeon’s ParentsConnect.com’s 2009 Parents’ Pick Awards. In 2008, Habitot won “Best Museum for Little Kids” in the San Francisco Bay Area in the same contest.

Through early childhood learning, parenting education, and community outreach, Habitot helps parents and caregivers raise curious, creative, and confident children. More than 850,000 people have enjoyed Habitot’s interactive exhibits, art programs and classes since the museum’s opening in 1998. Habitot ensures its accessibility for all Bay Area families with its Family and Community Partnerships Program, which brings more than 10,000 low-income and at-risk children into the museum every year through scholarships, subsidized memberships and free admissions days. For more information please visit http://www.habitot.org.

Added by habitotmuseum on July 15, 2009

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