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May the Fourth Be with You!

Saturday, May 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

City of Pretend You Say?

Saturday, May 4

Calling all Jedi’s in Training! It’s time to report for duty! Join us at Pretend City for a spaced-out day of Star Wars activities as we celebrate May the Fourth be With You! Dress in your best Star Wars outfit and receive $1 off admission!

*Scheduled Activity Times are subject to change*

Purpose Behind the Play: Concept development through curiosity and exploratory behavior, cognition exploring science concepts  

  • Smart Art (Art Studio-Times Vary): May the shapes and chalk be with you! Today we will be using shapes to create Star Wars characters like Yoda, BB-8, and R2D2. We will also be inspired by the wonder of the universe to create our own out of this world chalk art.  
  • Character Visit (10:00 am-2:00 pm*): Pretend City will be invaded by Space Troopers and characters from the dark side. You won’t want to miss this stellar character visit.
  • Simple Science (11:30 am): Star Wars LEGO Rescue > Han Solo and his pals are encased in carbonite. Help us set them free as we predict, observe, and explore scientific reactions.  
  • Let’s Move (3:00 pm): Junior Jedi Academy is calling all brave Jedi Knights! Join us as we train to defeat the Empire. Use your lightsaber skills to slash your way through the obstacles of the galaxy and battle droids.   

*Characters are subject to take periodic breaks.

Play Partner:  501st Legion

Grown-up Tip: There are many important themes in movies like Star Wars, such as doing the right thing even when it is hard to do. Think about using stories that appeal to children to open a discussion about these important values.  

Fee:  Included with museum admission 

Come dressed as a Star Wars character for $1.00 off of general admission!  


Saturday, May 4
10:00 am - 3:00 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.