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July 2017

Teddy Bear Picnic

July 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Have a beary fun time at our Teddy Bear Picnic today! Americans are celebrating one of the most famous toys in the world on July 10—the Teddy Bear—which is over 100 years old! In the museum, we encourage you to bring your bears, blankets, and baskets to set up your own picnic! This is a…

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Baby Steps through Pretend City!

July 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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It’s summertime and perfect weather for outdoor activities like the pool or beach! In this session, we’re covering how to keep your infants safe in the sunlight and in the water! We’re utilizing the Marina and Beach areas of the museum so toddlers and infants can splish splash in some water activities while parents learn…

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Tide Pool Tuesdays – CUI Marine Lab

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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On Tuesdays, with the help of local community partners we will have real and pretend mobile touch tanks here for children to explore sea life and learn strategies for taking care of our ocean creatures. Check our event calendar to see which community partner will be out each week. On weeks that we don’t have…

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THINK Tank Thursdays – CUI Marine Lab

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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This educator-led experience allows guests to touch and observe marine animals in a mobile touch pool. The goal of the CUI Marine Lab Outreach Program is to improve the Ocean Literacy of students, teachers, and the public in Orange County. Time:  10:00 am-1:00 pm Play Partner: CUI Marine Lab Grown-up Tip: Ocean Literacy is defined…

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Way to Play Day, A Package of Learning!

July 14 @ 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 Day this month is all about Gross Motor Skills! We are going to be in the beach and marina areas of the museum helping parents discover new things about their child’s development. With our Way to Play Adventure Guide, there are activities to enhance your child’s play at Pretend City. This special…

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FREE Dental & ASQ Developmental Screenings

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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It’s time to show those pearly whites and check your developmental growth at our FREE Dental & ASQ screenings! These screenings are helpful to gauge your child’s development as well as ease them into the motions of regular exams later in life. Our friends at Healthy Smiles and IUSD are performing the screenings and you…

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National Ice Cream Day!

July 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for ICE CREAM! Get the inside scoop on National Ice Cream Day right here—we’re celebrating it at the museum today with FREE ice cream from 12pm-1pm! Whether you like it in a cup or a cone, with sprinkles or with fudge, come celebrate with us for a day…

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Young Storyteller’s Workshop – Salty Seas

July 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Creative writing stretches the child's imagination and fosters artistic expression. Storymakery writers will show just how much fun writing can be when they let their imaginations soar.  Kids will be able to create their own character and save it online. Then the Storymakery Team will lead the kids in a fun story-building activity about mermaids…

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Adventure Under the Sea Features Mermaid Mondays

July 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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On Mondays, Mermaids will be visiting Pretend City to share delightful ocean themed stories with the children. There will also be time for photos and meet and greet before and after our story time. Say hello to the Ariel Mermaid today!

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Tide Pool Tuesdays – CUI Marine Lab

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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On Tuesdays, with the help of local community partners we will have real and pretend mobile touch tanks here for children to explore sea life and learn strategies for taking care of our ocean creatures. Check our event calendar to see which community partner will be out each week. On weeks that we don’t have…

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