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Monday, April 2019

Kidstock, Family Friendly Music & Arts Festival – TIMES VARY

Monday, April 1 @ 10:00 am - Wednesday, April 10 @ 3:30 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Pretend City Launches Annual Kidstock Family Music and Arts Festival - Times Vary Rally up the troops and join us for our extended Kidstock Music & Arts Festival! Enjoy live musical performances throughout the ten days and explore different musical stylings, instruments, and sounds! Families will want to experience 10 days of music, dancing and art at…

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BeatBuds at Kidstock!

Wednesday, April 3 @ 11:30 am
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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BeatBuds at Kidstock! Date: Wednesday, April 3 Purpose Behind the Play: The BeatBuds create children's music with a contemporary sound familiar to adults. Their songs entertain kids and resonate with the parents too. The BeatBuds perform catchy tunes that are rich in spirit and message.Grown-Up Tip: In 1983 Howard Gardner argued that music intelligence is important. Just…

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Celebrate National Unicorn Day

Tuesday, April 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Unicorn Day Coming to Pretend City Tuesday, April 9 Glitter and magic and Unicorns, oh my! That’s right, Unicorns are coming to Pretend City today in celebration of the sparkliest day of the year. Come revel in this magical day as we let our inner rainbow shine!   Purpose Behind the Play: Literacy and language development, critical thinking, and gross motor development.   Art Studio Sessions: Unicorns Masks > Paper…

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Way to Play Day, A Package of Learning – April

Friday, April 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Way to Play

Way to Play Join us for this month’s Way to Play Day as we explore the museum and learn more about your child’s fine motor skills and physical development! We are offering free developmental screenings for your child and will provide you with resources to help your child grow up great! Purpose Behind the Play: Writing/Physical Development  Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.; Way to Play…

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Let’s Celebrate Passover

Friday, April 19 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Ready for Passover? Friday, April 19 Celebrate Passover at Pretend City with the whole family! Together, we will learn about some of the traditions of this holy Jewish holiday through books and interactive activities. Purpose Behind the Play: Literacy and language development, gross motor practice, critical thinking, and social competence.   Sensational Story Time (11:30 am): Passover is Coming!> Pass over is coming, there’s so much…

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Celebrate Easter

Saturday, April 20 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Pretend City is Celebrating Easter Saturday, April 20 No bunny does Easter quite like Pretend City Children’s Museum! Hop on over for some fabulous Easter games, activities, and art to keep your bunnies entertained and get them into the holiday spirit. We can’t wait to share this eggs-citing day with you. Purpose Behind the Play: Social-emotional development, self-regulation, color identification, critical thinking, and locomotor…

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Celebrate Earth Day!

Monday, April 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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What on Earth is going on at Pretend City? Monday, April 22 Celebrate Earth Day as we gather together and appreciate our home as well as learn new ways to take care of it! Join us for recycling activities, Earth science, and art! It’s the coolest celebration on Earth!   Purpose Behind the Play: Concept development through curiosity, developing healthy…

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Celebrate Arbor Day!

Friday, April 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Arbor Day

Celebrate Arbor Day! Friday, April 26 Trees are not only beautiful, but they are very essential to our existence as human beings! Join us as we celebrate their importance with some tree-rific activities.   Purpose Behind the Play: Cognition and inquiry, classification through sorting, self-regulation, and language and literacy development   Smart Art (Art Studio – Times Vary): Leaf Prints – We will be using leaves and tempera paints in the Art Studio today to make leaf prints. Bring…

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Wednesday, May 2019

May Day – A Spring Celebration

Wednesday, May 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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May Day

May Day - A Spring Celebration Wednesday, May 1 May Day is finally here and it's time to celebrate the wonderful season. Let’s welcome Spring with a celebration full of bright colors, flowers, and of course, maypoles streamed with colorful ribbons. Let’s dance and sing our way into a season full of warmth, new growth,…

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Space Day in the City

Friday, May 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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space day

It's Space Day at Pretend City Friday, May 3 Today is Space Day which means Pretend City will be out of this world! Let’s explore the galaxy together. Today’s programming will be centered around our solar system, astronauts and space. We’re already seeing stars!  Purpose Behind the Play: Physical development, reading and writing development, and concept development.   Smart Art…

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