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Let’s Celebrate the Persian New Year

Wednesday, March 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate the Persian New Year! Norooz means “New Day” which is celebrated on this holiday. Join us as we explore and celebrate the Persian New Year through traditional activities, art, and story time!

Time:    Morning Activities: Sensational Story Time @ 11:00am

Afternoon Activities: Smart Art @ 3:30pm

*Scheduled Activity Times are subject to change*

Join us to learn more and to celebrate the season with these fun activities throughout the day:

  • Art Studio Sessions: Thumbprint Hyacinth Flower > Flowers and fun fill the air during Norooz! Today we will be creating our very own Thumbprint/fingerprint Hyacinth flower to celebrate Norooz.
  • Sensational Story Time (11:00am): Gala and her Friends Celebrate Norooz! > During this story time we will follow seven characters and their friends as they prepare for the annual Norooz celebration. After the story children will have fun print stamping with cut apples and paint!
  • Smart Art (3:30pm): Goldfish for LifeAs part of the Persian new year tradition, families will display goldfish in their homes as a symbol of life. Join us to make a goldfish of your own to take home followed by a goldfish cracker snack!

Grown-up Tip: For those of you interested in learning more about the Persian New Year celebration, just follow this LINK.

RSVP:    Not required

Fee:    Included with museum admission


Wednesday, March 21
11:00 am - 5:00 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.