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Monday, January 2020

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

Monday, January 20 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Martin Luther King Jr

Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Pretend City Every child is unique, and they should know that no matter how different their friends may look from them, everyone should be treated fairly. On this special day at Pretend City, we want to have an open discussion with your child about equality. Don’t miss out on…

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Lunar New Year Celebration

Saturday, January 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year Celebration Saturday, January 25: Lunar New Year  新年快樂! Happy New Year! Join us as we celebrate this most special date on the Lunar New Year Calendar. Lunar New Year, also referred to as the Spring Festival, has long been celebrated for centuries. Today, we celebrate Chinese traditions through fun, bright, activities and cultural learnings.   Purpose Behind…

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Baby Steps Through Pretend City!

Sunday, January 26 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Baby Steps January

Is your little one a choosy eater? Join us for this January’s Baby Steps event as we play with your little one’s favorite (or maybe not-so-favorite) foods! The museum is open specifically for our littlest pretenders, without the hustle and bustle of bigger kids running around. You and your little one will have special infant and toddler only time…

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Family Autism Night – January

Monday, January 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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family autism event

Family Autism Event - January This special evening is an opportunity for children and their parents/siblings/caretakers to enjoy fun in a sensory-friendly environment, along with other families. Our community partners, who specialize in supporting children on the autism spectrum, will be on-hand to enrich your family’s play experience with welcoming smiles and practical support.  Time: 5:00p.m.-7:30…

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Celebrate Basant Panchami

Tuesday, January 28 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Basant Panchami is an important Indian festival that celebrates the onset of spring and recognizes Goddess Sarawati, the goddess of education and learning. Revel in the fun as we learn about this unique tradition through interactive activities and crafts.   Purpose Behind the Play: Social-emotional development, self-regulation, fine motor practice, communication, and creativity.   Smart Art (in the Art Studio): Mellow Yellow > Yellow is a predominant color for this lively celebration. Swing by the Art Studio…

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National Puzzle Day

Wednesday, January 29 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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National Puzzle Day

National Puzzle Day at Pretend City Puzzles and board games strengthen your child’s critical thinking skills. Today at Pretend City, join us for National Puzzle Day; a day full of lessons to engage your child in critical thinking situations. Smart Art (in the Art Studio): > We’re combining today’s special celebration with our weekly art…

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Sunday, February 2020

Groundhog Day

Sunday, February 2 @ 11:00 am

Groundhog Day at Pretend City Celebrate with Punxsutawney Phil and learn about Groundhog Day at Pretend City! Together we will find out if we have a long winter or an early spring. We will also be learning why Americans celebrate this unique holiday. Purpose Behind the Play: Concept Development, healthy habits, number concepts, language development,   Smart Art…

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Black History Month: Alma Thomas

Thursday, February 6 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Thursday, February 6: Black History Month Purpose Behind the Play: Self-Identity, Music and Movement, Literacy Each Thursday, Pretend City will learn about an influential African American figure in American History. Children will have the opportunity to learn about each figure through stories, songs, art activities and pictures. Join us every Thursday for a chance to…

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Asian Cultural Festival

Saturday, February 8 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, February 9 @ 3:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Asian Cultural Festival at Pretend City Saturday-Sunday, February 8-9  Join us as we celebrate and honor Asian Culture! Pretend City actively acknowledges diversity and looks forward to learning about different cultures. As home to the third largest Asian-American population, we find it crucial to honor Asian Culture. Gather together with us as we explore and draw inspiration…

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Baby Steps through Pretend City!

Monday, February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Baby Steps - Infants Exclusive Event Time: 2:00-3:30p.m. Specifically, for: Infant (0-18 months) and grownups. For the comfort of our infant guests, no older siblings, please. Purpose Behind the Play: Social competence, concept development, curiosity and exploratory behavior, sensory exploration, and healthy habits. Keep baby smiling with different bonding activities and social interactions. · Art…

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