617-489-5050 ext. 204
Please note: A Mass Audubon membership and $50 deposit is required to book a party. If you’re not yet a member, you can join when booking the party.
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Celebrate your birthday at Habitat!
Habitat Education Center in Belmont offers fun, nature-inspired indoor and outdoor birthday parties from September to May for children turning 6 to 10 years old.
Our experienced staff will lead the children in a 90-minute program, which always includes some time outside. After some exploring, your guests will return to the library where you may serve cake and refreshments.
Parties can take place September–May on:
- Weekday afternoons from 3:30 to 5:30 pm ($225)
- Weekends from 10:00 am to noon or 2:00 to 4:00 pm ($275)
Maximum of 15 children per party. We also ask that two adult chaperones attend as well.
No piñatas, please.
We offer a variety of nature-based themes to make your party unique! Choose a seasonal theme or pick one of our anytime ideas!
- The Meadow (September to October): Discover the meadow with sweep nets to find insects and their cousins.
- The Forest (October to November): Why do leaves change colors? Investigate the forest from top to bottom.
- Harvest Celebration (October to November): Enjoy the fruits of the season within Habitat's garden.
- Getting Ready for Winter (October to December): How are animals preparing for winter? Build a mouse house.
- Animal Detectives (January to March): Look for signs that animals are out and about in the winter.
- Maple Sugaring (February to March): Learn about maple trees and maple syrup. Taste some maple sugar.
- Water Wonders (April to May): Explore Habitat's ponds with nets. Who will we find swimming around?
- Happy Bird-Day (April to May): Celebrate birds by making nests from natural materials.
- Garden Party (May): Visit Habitat’s gardens and start one of your own to take home.
- Bubble-ology: Discover the principles of water by creating wicked large bubbles.
- Letterboxing: Use your observation skills to find Habitat’s hidden letterbox.
- Trail Blazers: Create a trail using sticks and arrows for your friends to follow.
- Predator/Prey: Play games to find out if you are sly like a fox or fast like a rabbit.
- Reptiles and Amphibians: Visit Habitat’s resident animals to learn about these cold-blooded creatures.
- Science Wonders: Make rockets to launch and slime to take home.
- Nature Arts and Crafts: Collect natural materials to create works of art.