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Thursday, December 2019

Visit & Photo with Santa

Thursday, December 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30a.m.  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 merry visit! Don’t forget to bring a camera!   Schedule:…

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Christmas Countdown

Thursday, December 12 @ 11:00 am - Monday, December 23 @ 4:00 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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Way To Play Day, A Package of Learning!

Friday, December 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

! Join us for this fun-filled day as our Way to Play Day shows you how you can make your playtime in the museum more educational! Our partners from Healthy Smiles OC, Irvine School Readiness, and Speech Pathology Associates will be offering FREE dental screenings,  speech and language screenings, and ASQ developmental screenings to help track…

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Harley-Davidson CHOC Toy Drive Pick-Up 

Friday, December 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Santa traded in his sleigh for a Harley! Stop by the museum today and watch the fleet of Harleys, including Santa, pick up new toys from Pretend City Children’s Museum! All the toys we collect in our toy drive will be taken to CHOC by Santa and the Harley crew! Help us collect toys through December…

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Visit & Photo with Santa

Friday, December 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30a.m.  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 merry visit! Don’t forget to bring a camera!  

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Celebrate the Winter Solstice

Saturday, December 21 @ 10:00 am
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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It’s officially winter! Join us as we learn all about winter solstice and the changing of seasons! We will have winter-themed art and activities for little ones to join in the winter wonderland fun! Purpose Behind the Play: Sensory exploration, math and science cognition, language and literacy development, creative expression Smart Art (Times Vary): Brrrrr!! It’s too…

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Hooray for Hanukkah

Sunday, December 22 @ 11:00 am - Monday, December 30 @ 12:00 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 Hanukah at Pretend City! Let your little ones learn about this holiday through fun activities, traditions, games, and art! We will have full days of fun singing songs and getting in the holiday spirit! Purpose Behind the Play: Literacy and language development, social-emotional development, communication practice,…

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Kwanzaa Celebration

Thursday, December 26 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Join us as we celebrate Kwanzaa at Pretend City! We’re bringing out our Kinara and learn about some of the principle and traditions behind this lively celebration that honors African-American culture and heritage. Purpose Behind the Play: Social-emotional development, pro-social development, sensory exploration, language and literacy development Smart Art (Times Vary): Corncob Painting> During Kwanzaa corn is a symbol…

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Annual Noon-Year’s Confetti Countdown!

Tuesday, December 31
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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5..4..3..2..1..HAPPY NOON YEAR! Join us for our annual New Year’s Celebration in the middle of the day! We will celebrate the new year at different times throughout the day as the sun travels across different time zones! There will be a confetti countdown 4 different times to celebrate the new year in Bangladesh, Dubai, Athens,…

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Friday, January 2020

Pretend City Pajama Party – Celebrate the Festival of Sleep

Friday, January 3, 2020 @ 11:00 am
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Pajama Party

Pajama Party at Pretend City We’re throwing a pajama party! Learn about the importance of healthy sleeping habits at Pretend City with fun activities throughout the day. Show up in style by bringing your little one in their favorite jammies for adorable photo ops in the city! Wear your pajamas to receive $1 off general…

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