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Festival of Kwanzaa Celebration

Tuesday, December 26 @ 11:30 am - Saturday, December 30 @ 11:30 am

Join us as we celebrate Kwanzaa at Pretend City! Each day we will light a candle on the Kinara and celebrate a new principle through a variety of activities.

Time: 11:30 a.m.

*All activities and activity times are subject to change*

Featured activities include:

  • Tuesday, December 26 (Art Studio): Kwanzaa Kufi Craft
  • Wednesday, December 27:
    • Sensational Story Time (11:30am):  Li’l Rabbit’s Kwanzaa > Inspired by Brer Rabbit, a trickster character from the African-American folklore tradition, the story of Li’l Rabbit captures the true meaning of Kwanzaa—coming together to help others.
  • Thursday, December 28:
    • Sensational Story Time (11:30am): My First Kwanzaa > This story written by Karen Katz is a warm and lively introduction to a special holiday that will help even the youngest child to understand and join in the festivities of Kwanza. A Kinara Craft will follow this story time.
  • Friday, December 29:
    • Sensational Story Time (11:30am): Kevin’s Kwanzaa > This story written by Lisa Bullard follows Kevin and his family as they celebrate the seven days of Kwanza. They light candles, learn special words, and talk about the importance of working together. A Kwanzaa Unity Cup coloring activity will follow this story time.
  • Saturday, December 30:
    • Sensational Story Time (11:30am): The Sound of Kwanza > This story written by Dimitrea Tokunbo invites you to a celebration. Discover what Kwanzaa is all about as you journey through each night of this festive holiday. A Kwanzaa Corn craft will follow this story time.

Grown-up Tip:  Visit our library to share a special Kwanzaa themed story time with your little one.  Let your child read you a story.  This is a special gift your child can give to you while expanding vocabulary, word association, and most importantly increase his or her appreciation for another’s culture and traditions.

RSVP: Not required

Fee: Included with admission

Details

Start:
Tuesday, December 26 @ 11:30 am
End:
Saturday, December 30 @ 11:30 am
Event Category:

Venue

Pretend City Children’s Museum
29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Phone:
949.428.3900
Website:
https://www.pretendcity.org

*Activities are subject to change and limited to availability. 

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