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January 2015

January 2015: Health and Wellness (All Month Long)

January 1 @ 10:00 am - January 31 @ 5:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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“Head, shoulders, knees, and toes. Knees and toes!” Nothing is more important than the health of our children. Pretend City Children’s Museum is committed to serving the whole child: not just the mind, but also mental and physical wellness. The new year is a great time to start your family on the right track to living a healthy lifestyle. Pretend City is here to help you reach your goals by promoting and offering fun activities, classes, and resources to help…

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$15 per child for a single class session

Mindfulness for Children Class

January 21 @ 3:00 pm - March 13 @ 3:30 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Mindfulness for Children Dates: January 21 – March 31, 2015 Time: Every Wednesday and Friday from 3:00 – 3:30p.m. Specifically for: Children ages 4-6; Grown-ups These classes help children (ages 4-6) explore self awareness, kindness, compassion and self-control.  Each class will include either an art activity or a mindfulness exercise designed to encourage positive behavior.  Children will also practice identifying feelings, effective communication and problem solving, as they recognize the benefit that mindfulness can bring to their lives. Play Partner:  Sandee Bandettini MS, MFT,…

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Included with museum admission

Inspire Your Heart with Art Day

January 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Time:    Activities throughout the day Specifically for:    Children of all ages; Grown-ups Today is “Inspire Your Heart with Art Day” where we celebrate art and the effect it can have on your heart (emotions). Art is valued and appreciated for all sorts of reasons and to honor this day, Pretend City has planned a variety of activities to inspire your little “heart-ist”! Smart Art: Artwork can reflect the artist’s emotions or it can inspire emotions in the viewer. Today…

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February 2015
Wear your favorite football jersey to receive $1 off general admission!

Super Bowl Soiree

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Time:    Activities throughout the day Specifically for:    Children of all ages; Grown-ups Fans with face paint, a practice field, and jerseys of your favorite team colors will fill Pretend City today as we celebrate the Super Bowl! Today children will feel like they’ve just scored a touchdown as they get excited about the sport of football through these fun activities: Smart Art: Today in the art studio we will explore football colors and symbols! Children will be able to…

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Celebrate Groundhog Day!

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Time:    Activities throughout the day Specifically for:    Children of all ages; Grown-ups “The second month, the second day, we know is Groundhog’s Holiday!” As we anxiously await Woodchuck’s weather forecast, let’s celebrate this loveable creature and fun day with engaging activities all day long, including: Smart Art: Learn about the legend of the groundhog’s shadow with this art activity that has a personal painted touch. Sensational Story Time: Ten Grouchy Groundhogs is a hilarious countdown story about ten groundhogs…

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Welcome the Beltran Family – Our Home’s new Featured Family!

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Specifically for: Children of all ages   Today we welcome the Beltran family from Long Beach. This local family will share their wonderful ties to the Cambodian and Salvadoran community within Orange County. Guests will learn about celebrated holidays, customs, and traditions within these unique cultures. We’ll also learn some new words from the Khmer and Spanish languages. Visit their new home to learn more! Play Partner: The Beltran Family Grown-up Tip: In today’s globalized world, learning a foreign language…

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Celebrate Tu B’Shevat!

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Specifically for:    Children of all ages; Grown-ups Happy Birthday Trees! Today we celebrate the Jewish tradition of Tu B’ Shevat, the New Year of the Trees. It is a Jewish belief that all trees share the same birthday.  Together, we will celebrate Tu B’Shevat through fun activities during the day. Smart Art: The Handprint Tree is a fun hand-painted art activity about blossoming into a beautiful tree for Tu B’ Shevat. Sensational Story Time: Tu B’Shevat is a time to show…

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Free; museum admission neither required nor included

Volunteer Training

February 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Specifically for: New Volunteer Program participants or interested participants and youth 12 years* and older Children develop as the result of many experiences and relationships. Pretend City’s Volunteers serve as role models. They play an important role in inspiring children to learn, overcome obstacles, and this quarter will help them understand that a healthy lifestyle can be lived each day. With a variety of volunteer roles to choose from you can make a difference. Here are just a few examples:…

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Reserve an afternoon field trip during Boy Scout's Week to receive 5 free admissions!

Boy Scout’s Week

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - February 14 @ 5:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Specifically for: Boy Scouts Time: Field trips may be booked for the afternoon beginning at 2:00p.m. A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent. What better way than to celebrate Boy Scouts Day than with a weeklong special promotion on our Pretend City Field Trip offerings! Boy Scout troops who reserve an afternoon field trip during Boy Scout’s Week will receive 5 free admissions to be utilized for Boy Scouts or extra chaperones.…

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Show receipt within the past 30 days of a visit to your pediatric dentist for $1 off your child’s general admission ticket!

Celebrate Toothache Day!

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Time:    Activities throughout the day Specifically for:    Children of all ages; Grown-ups If you have ever had the misfortune of suffering from a toothache, it can be an excruciatingly painful experience. National Toothache Day serves as an important reminder to get your pearly whites checked out to keep those toothaches at bay. Today is the perfect day to learn about how to prevent toothaches. Children will enjoy all the fun activities taking place throughout the day, including: Smart Art:…

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