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Celebrate Groundhog Day

Friday, February 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Celebrate with Punxsutawney Phil and learn about Groundhog Day at Pretend City! Find out if we will have a long winter or an early spring and why we celebrate this holiday!

 Time:    Morning Activities: Good to Go Game @ 11:00am;

Afternoon Activities: Sensational Story Time @ 3:30pm

*Activity times may vary and are subject to change*

  • Smart Art (Art Studio-Full Day): Phil on the Hill > Time to make your very own groundhog named Phil to help you predict the weather and seasons!
  • Good to Go Game (11:00am): Weather Forecast > Be prepared for Phil’s forecast by working with your child on identifying what items correspond to which season!
  • Sensational Story Time (3:30pm): Gregory’s Shadow > By two years of age children can identify themselves as individuals, separate from others. In this tale, we will learn about a little groundhog named Gregory who is having trouble making the distinction between himself and his shadow.

Grown-up Tip: Help your child create the story of Punxsutawney Phil. Gather together art supplies, and encourage your child to tell the story, illustrating it with fun pictures of a groundhog. This will build your child’s literacy and language skills.

RSVP:    Not required

Fee:    Included with museum admission

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Friday, February 2
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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.