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Wednesday, October 2017

The Return of the Ultimate Recycling Machine

Wednesday, October 18 @ 11:00 am - Thursday, November 30 @ 5:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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One man’s trash is another man’s treasure! Join us at Pretend City as we engineer our own recycling machines! Children will work together with peers and adults to design an “invention” that transports a plastic bottle into a recycling machine, using different tubes, pulleys, pendulums, and zip-lines! Time:  Open during general operating hours *Subject to…

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Friday, November 2017

CLOSED For Thanksgiving

Friday, November 24
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Pretend City is CLOSED today in honor of Thanksgiving! We will see you all tomorrow!

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CHOC Toy Drive

Friday, November 24 @ 10:00 am - Saturday, December 23 @ 5:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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‘Tis the season of giving! Join us as we give back this holiday season and brighten it up for the children at CHOC. We are partnering with Orange Coast Harley Owners Group to benefit the children by collecting and delivering new, unwrapped toys! Durable, cleanable toys are best for a hospital setting—check CHOC’s wish list…

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Family Friday

Friday, November 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Take a break from the Black Friday madness and unwind with us at Pretend City! Today is Family Friday at the museum and we are inviting everyone to enjoy some holiday activities and games! We will continue the Thanksgiving celebration by participating in some turkey themed fun! Time:    Morning Activities:  Sensational Story Time @…

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Family Autism Event

Monday, November 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Once a month, we host a special night for our autistic friends and their families. Come by the museum and PLAY in an autism-friendly environment with the support and help from our community partners who specialize in the autism spectrum. We will have staff on-hand to help you enrich your learning/play experience to its fullest…

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Good To Go Workshop: Protective Family Behaviors & Prosocial Behaviors

Monday, November 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Topic: “Protective Family Behaviors & Prosocial Behaviors” Time: 5:30-7:30p.m. Pretend City will be closed to the general public. Specifically, for: Parents and other caregivers. No Child Care will be provided for this class. Parents/Caregivers will learn about the importance of teaching their children vital prosocial skills and how to ensure that their family has access to support during times of…

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Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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‘Tis the season of giving! Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season in America. All of our programming today will focus on giving and how children and adults can give back to the community. We will also offer ways that you can give back to Pretend City! Time:    Morning Activities:  Life Lessons @ 11:30…

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Friday, December 2017

Imagination Playground Returns!

Friday, December 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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With Imagination Playground blocks, kids can build a new world every day! Objects like animals, rocket ships and robots become a reality! Because Imagination Playground is child-directed and open-ended, it encourages self-expression through deep, joyful play. So, what are you waiting for? It's time to play! Time:    Museum Operating Hours Grown-up Tip: When you…

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Partner in Play Day – Kids for Peace Gathering

Friday, December 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Join us for a joyful morning of music and friendship at our monthly Peace Gathering. Children will sing interactive songs about virtues such as love and kindness with musical instruments. Children are welcome to share songs, poems, and prayers from all religious and cultural backgrounds to create a warm and welcoming environment of unity in…

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Way To Play Day, A Package of Learning!

Friday, December 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Our Way to Play Day this month is focusing on Play & Social interaction! Join us for this fun-filled day as our Way to Play Guide shows you how you can make your playtime in the museum more educational! Our friends from Help Me Grow Orange County, Irvine/Laguna Beach School Readiness Nurses, and Healthy Smiles…

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