Address: 29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 (Get Directions) Phone: 949.428.3900 Hours: Tues. - Sun.. 10a.m. - 5p.m. Monday 10a.m. - 1p.m. Ages: Infants to 8 years old

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June 2015
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Member’s Only Preview of the Heart & Seoul Exhibit

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Specifically for:    Pretend City Members The growing popularity of all things Korean, from fashion and film to music and cuisine, has swept up Pretend City Children’s Museum.  From June 2, 2015 to September 7, 2015, Pretend City Children’s Museum will ride “Hallyu” (the Korean Wave) with the debut of a brand new exhibit that digs right into the heart and soul of the culture.  Heart and Seoul: Growing Up in Korea aims to bring modern-day South Korea to Orange County. …

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Come dressed in a Hanbok, or traditional Korean clothing, to receive free admission!

Grand Opening of the Heart & Seoul Korean Exhibit!

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Heart & Seoul: Growing Up in Korea Specifically for:    Children of all ages; Grown-ups The growing popularity of all things Korean, from fashion and film to music and cuisine, has swept up Pretend City Children’s Museum.  Join us for the Grand Opening of our brand new exhibit that digs right into the heart and soul of the Korean culture on June 2, 2015. Heart and Seoul: Growing Up in Korea brings modern-day South Korea to Orange County. From June 2, 2015…

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Cardboard City presented by The Cardboard Guys

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 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 Today is World Environment Day! This annual event is aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action. We’ve partnered with the Cardboard Guys to foster inventiveness in a way that’s fun, functional, and environmentally-friendly by using cardboard as the canvas to creativity. Children will have the opportunity to create their very own cardboard buildings and city structures influenced by the architecture and design of South Korea.…

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6th Annual Family Fun & Wellness Fair

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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6th Annual Good to Go From Head To Toe Family Fun & Wellness Fair Time:    9:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. Location: Pretend City Children’s Museum Parking Lot Specifically for:    Children of all ages; Grown-ups Today take “The Path to Healthy Development” during our 6th annual Good To Go From Head To Toe Family Fun & Wellness Fair! This event provides valuable resources for families including fun family activities and free health screenings for children. The health fair is open to the…

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Celebrate World Oceans Day!

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Time:   Throughout the day Specifically for:    Children of all ages; Grown-ups World Oceans Day is the day of ocean celebration and action. People all over our blue planet organize celebrations to support action to protect the ocean. This year, the theme is Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet! Pretend City is making a special effort to stop plastic pollution through educational activities like: Smart Art: The World’s Oceans art activity will explore questions like, “how does the ocean feel and what does…

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$10 per adult, infants and Pretend City Members are FREE!

Baby Steps through Pretend City!

June 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Time: 2:00-3:30p.m. Specifically for: Infant (0-18 months), grownups. For the comfort of our infant guests, no older siblings please.  Would you like to attend an event dedicated specifically for babies? Do you have questions about feeding, napping, crawling, or just want to enjoy an event where you and your baby can come and play and socialize with other parents in the community? If so, please join us at Baby Steps through Pretend City! This is your opportunity to ask questions,…

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Check-ups and activities are included with museum admission

Way to Play Day, A Package of Learning!

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Time: 10:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.; Way to Play Days occur on the 2nd Friday of every month Specifically for: Infants (birth -12 months), Young Toddlers (12-24 months), Toddlers (2-4 years), Preschoolers (4-5 years); Grown-ups Play is essential to development because it contributes to the cognitive, physical, social, and emotional well-being of children and youth. Play also offers an ideal opportunity for parents to engage fully with their children. Join us for a fun Way To Play Day, which is specially designed…

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FREE Vision Screening

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Specifically for:    Children Ages 2 ½ years and up; Grown-ups This vision screening focuses on young children from ages 2 ½ to 6 years old.  It is a screening utilized for visual acuity, external eye health, and binocular vision. The HOTV letter chart is used as a fun and developmentally appropriate testing tool. Play Partner: Kim Anderson from California-Hawaii Elks Major Project Grown-up tip: If your child is having vision challenges try using high contrast colors and shape in your…

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Volunteer Training

June 13 @ 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 Play Partner: Our experienced and knowledgeable Volunteer Coordinator Children develop as the result of many experiences and relationships. Pretend City’s Volunteers serve as role models and they play an important role in inspiring children to learn and overcome obstacles. This quarter, volunteers will help children understand that a healthy lifestyle can be lived each day. With a variety of volunteer roles to choose from you…

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Wear red, white or blue for $1.00 off of a general admission ticket!

Celebrate Flag Day!

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Time:   Throughout the day Specifically for:    Children of all ages; Grown-ups Today Pretend City joins people across the United States to celebrate Flag Day. We will honor the United States flag and to commemorate the flag’s adoption. Enjoy a red-white-and-blue introduction to our nation’s most cherished ideals during these activities that honor Old Glory. Smart Art: Stars & Stripes art activity will give you an opportunity to work on counting skills with your child while explaining to them the significance…

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