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Wednesday, December 2019

Pretend City is CLOSED on Christmas

Wednesday, December 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Pretend City is CLOSED Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25th. We will resume operations, Thursday, December 26th. https://www.pretendcity.org/event/annual-noon-years-confetti-countdown/

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Kwanzaa Celebration

Thursday, December 26, 2019 @ 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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December Baby Steps – Sunday Morning

Sunday, December 29, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Baby Steps Registration Sunday, December 29 8:00 AM  –  9:30 AM Specifically for: Infant (0-18 months), grownups. For the comfort of our infant guests, no older siblings, please.  Bring your little ones to Pretend City for this exclusive infant and young toddler only time. With the combined experience and knowledge of our play partners and trained staff you are sure to learn…

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Annual Noon-Year’s Confetti Countdown!

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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This event is proudly sponsored by Oriental Trading 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…

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Friday, January 2020

Pretend City Pajama Party – Celebrate the Festival of Sleep

Friday, January 3 @ 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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Bubble Bath Day

Wednesday, January 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Bubble Bath Day

Wednesday, January 8: Bubble Bath Day Splish Splash! It’s Bubble Bath Day at Pretend City! Stop by and let your child play with cool, colorful bubbles and race rubber duckies! Parents will also learn bath safety tips and how to make bath time a fun experience for your child. Smart Art (in the Art Studio):…

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ASQ Workshop with OCAEYC & Pretend City

Thursday, January 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Utilizing the Ages and Stages Questionnaire for Developmental Screenings Join OCAEYC and Pretend City as we explore the importance of early screening through the ASQ tool. This two-hour workshop will provide an explanation of the tool, an overview of how it impacts kindergarten readiness and the EDI data, as well as give participants the opportunity…

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Way To Play Day, A Package of Learning!

Friday, January 10 @ 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

Way to Play Day, A Package of Learning Buy One Get One Free Day! Learning made fun! Play your way through the city with activities that highlight our educational focuses for the month: the number one, the color white, the shape rhombus (diamond). We will also be offering FREE developmental, dental, vision, and speech screenings from various participating health partners and the Good To Go team!  Time:  10:00…

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Baby Steps Through Pretend City!

Monday, January 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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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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Winnie the Pooh Day

Saturday, January 18 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Winnie the Pooh Day

Winnie the Pooh Day at Pretend City Join us for the cuddliest holiday around as we celebrate one of the most famous bears of all time, Winnie the Pooh! Join us for some Pooh-riffic activities! Smart Art (in the Art Studio): Bee-utiful Art > Your little honey bee will explore painting with different textures and tools to create a…

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