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Family Autism Night – March

Monday, March 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

March Autism Night

Monday, March 25
5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Today at Pretend City, we will be hosting a special event for children of all ages who are on the autism spectrum. This is a fun opportunity for families and children to play and interact in an autism-friendly environment. Pretend City wants to enrich your family’s play experience with welcoming smiles and practical support. With the help of our Community Play Partners, and Pretend City’s experienced and educated team, discover different activities while exploring the museum and learning to interact with peers. 

Specifically, for: Families with children of all ages who are on the autism spectrum; Pretend City will be closed to the general public

This special evening is an opportunity for children and their parents/siblings/caretakers to have some fun in an autism-friendly environment along with other families.
Watch a video tour of our museum here.

  • Art Studio: (Cereal Mosaics) Join us in the Art Studio as we create mosaic art pieces while also building our fine motor skills! Children will use their color recognition skills as well as problem-solving abilities to create colorful mosaic keepsakes!

Play Partners: Good to Go from Head to Toe Team

Grown-up Tip:  Tasks like going grocery shopping can be tricky for a child with autism because of the sensory overload that accompanies visiting a large supermarket. Prepare your child by making a social story. Make the first visits very short, perhaps purchasing just one item, and building up to larger shopping lists. Print out pictures of the items on your list to serve as the target items to help guide the experience.

Register HERE; max: 300 guests – Registration Opens exactly one (1) month in advance and is required.

*Only guests with a reservation and a confirmation number will be admitted.*

Fee: Free to children on the Autism Spectrum or with other disabilities and their families



Monday, March 25
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Pretend City Children’s Museum


Pretend City Children’s Museum
29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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*Activities are subject to change and limited to availability.