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Friday, November 2017

CHOC Toy Drive

Friday, November 24 @ 10:00 am - Saturday, December 23 @ 5:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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‘Tis the season of giving! Join us as we give back this holiday season and brighten it up for the children at CHOC. We are partnering with Orange Coast Harley Owners Group to benefit the children by collecting and delivering new, unwrapped toys! Durable, cleanable toys are best for a hospital setting—check CHOC’s wish list…

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Tuesday, December 2017

Christmas Countdown

Tuesday, December 12 @ 11:30 am - Saturday, December 23 @ 2:30 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…holiday fun at Pretend City! Join us for our exciting 12 Days of Christmas Countdown! Each day leading up to Christmas, we will “unwrap” a new holiday activity at the museum! Get in the holiday spirit as we gear up for Christmas and countdown…

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Hooray for Chanukah

Tuesday, December 12 @ 3:30 pm - Wednesday, December 20 @ 3:30 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Spin the dreidel and light the Menorah! We’re celebrating Chanukah at Pretend City! Let your little ones learn about this holiday through fun activities, traditions, games, and art! We will have a full day of fun singing songs and getting in the holiday spirit! Time: 3:30 p.m. *Unless Otherwise Noted* *All activities are subject to…

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Winter Workshop

Thursday, December 14 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Are you ready to get crafty? Sign up for our Winter Workshop where you and your family can decorate a small wooden snowman with colorful fabric, glitter, buttons, and other crafty supplies!  This workshop has limited availability with only 30 spaces available for both adults and children. Registration will begin today and continue until the workshop…

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Homeschool Field Experience Day

Friday, December 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Once a month we offer Homeschool students unlimited access to our interactive exhibits offering learning through fun experiences. The Pretend City environment allows you to create a plethora of curriculum and activities to surround your students with challenging problems and absorbing questions.  Admission Time:    General Operating Hours (10:00a.m.-5:00p.m.)  Art Studio Sessions: Popsicle Star of…

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Celebrate Las Posadas!

Saturday, December 16 @ 11:30 am
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Feliz Navidad! It’s time to celebrate Las Posadas! This colorful Mexican holiday celebrates the 9 days leading up to Christmas! Join us for festive activities, art, and a ballet folkloric dance by Grupo Folklorico Colores de mi Tierra! Time: Morning Activities: Cultural Dance Performance @ 11:30am; Sensational Storytime @ 3:30pm *All activities are subject to…

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Member’s Only Gingerbread Sensory Experience

Monday, December 18 @ 9:00 am - 9:40 am
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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With a little imagination and some play dough your child will be baking gingerbread cookies in our Café Exhibit during this special, member’s only, sensory baking experience! Children will be provided with cookie cutters, baking pans, rolling pins, and cookie decorations to create magical gingerbread cookies in our Gingerbread Haus Café during member’s hour select…

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Sensitive Santa Visit & Photo Opportunity

Monday, December 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Santa is coming to Pretend City Children’s Museum for Autism Night! Join us for this great opportunity to meet and tell Santa your holiday wish. Our “Sensitive Santa” visit and photo opportunity provides a sensory sensitive experience with low Christmas carols, dim lights, and trained Santa to ease some of the anxieties that may come…

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Good to Go Workshop: Let’s Talk About Challenging Behaviors

Monday, December 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Topic: “Challenging Behaviors” Time: 5:30-7:30p.m. Pretend City will be closed to the general public. Specifically, for: Parents and other caregivers. No Child Care will be provided for this class. Parents/Caregivers will learn about how to develop effective strategies to help children change those behavioral challenges into successful self-regulation victories. Supporting the development of self-regulation will enable parents to move past just…

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Visit & Photo with Santa

Thursday, December 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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You better watch out, you better not cry…Santa Claus is coming to Pretend City! Join us as we meet jolly ‘ol Saint Nick, tell him our holiday wishes, and sit on his lap for a photo! You don’t want to miss out on this exclusive holiday happening at our museum! Don’t forget to bring a…

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