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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January 2015
$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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March 2015
Dress up as your favorite Dr. Seuss character to receive $1 off general admission!

Celebrate Read Across America!

March 2 @ 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 Celebrate Read Across America Day at Pretend City on March 2, 2015. NEA’s Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss. This year, the chosen book is the Seuss classic, Oh, The Places You’ll Go. Oh, the Places You’ll Go when you read!…

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Celebrate Purim!

March 4 @ 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 Purim is one of the most festive Jewish holidays of the year. The annual celebration includes eating sweets and treats, masquerades, costumes, and all sorts of merriment! In honor of this joyous occasion, visit us for fun activities that will let you share in the traditions of the holiday with your family. Activities will include: Cooking up Cultures: Take an imaginative visit to a kosher bakery to…

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Celebrate Chinese Lantern Festival!

March 5 @ 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 Just as we celebrated the start of the Lunar New Year, we will celebrate the end with Pretend City’s very own Lantern festival. Colorful children’s lanterns will line the streets of our city. Smart Art: Light the way to good fortune, happiness, wealth, and longevity with these Chinese Lanterns! Your children will sharpen their fine motor skills as they create and decorate lovely lanterns for your windows…

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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 National Dentist Day!

March 6 @ 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 If your child has been anxious about visiting the dentist, today is the day for you to visit Pretend City. Celebrate National Dentist Day with us for fun activities and role-playing. Dramatic play and experiences that allow children to become more familiar with dentists and the dentist’s office will help ease your child’s anxiety. Couple this with the following fun activities and your child will be asking…

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Spirit Kids – Cheer Classes presented by Pacific Coast Magic

March 6 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Class Days: Weekly every Friday, March 6th – 27th Time: 11:00 – 11:30a.m. (class may run over, depending on children’s interest and ability) Specifically for:  Children 3 years of age and up; Grown-up supervision required This March we have partnered with Pacific Coast Magic, an All-star Cheerleading company, to introduce our youngest cheer friends to this fun sport! Cheerleading is our most energetic class – not to mention the loudest! The tumbles, jumps, chants, and cheers gives your little one…

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Guided Field Trip $9.50 per Girl Scout; Self-Guided Field Trip $8.50 per Girl Scout

Girl Scout’s Week

March 8 @ 2:00 pm - March 14 @ 5:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Specifically for: Girl Scouts Time: Field trips may be booked for the afternoon beginning at 2:00p.m. The Girl Scouts discover themselves, connect with others, and take action to make the world a better place. What better way than to honor Girl Scouts Day than with a weeklong special promotion on our Pretend City Field Trip offerings! This week only, Girl Scout troops who book an afternoon field trip will receive 5 free admissions to be utilized for Girl Scouts or…

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

Baby Steps through Pretend City!

March 9 @ 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 a fun 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…

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Check-ups and activities are included with museum admission

Way to Play Day, A Package of Learning!

March 13 @ 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 How serious are you about play? 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…

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Spirit Kids – Cheer Classes presented by Pacific Coast Magic

March 13 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Pretend City Children’s Museum,
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Class Days: Weekly every Friday, March 6th – 27th Time: 11:00 – 11:30a.m. (class may run over, depending on children’s interest and ability) Specifically for:  Children 3 years of age and up; Grown-up supervision required This March we have partnered with Pacific Coast Magic, an All-star Cheerleading company, to introduce our youngest cheer friends to this fun sport! Cheerleading is our most energetic class – not to mention the loudest! The tumbles, jumps, chants, and cheers gives your little one…

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