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July Events at Pretend City
Movie Night in the City
Friday, July 1
Join Pretend City on the first Friday to celebrate the Dino Exhibit with themed movies in Orange Plaza. Tickets are $21.95 for children and adults. Children 12 months and under are free.
Celebrate Independence Day
Sunday, July 3 (Closed July 4)
Let freedom ring and celebration begin! March on in for some star spangled fun as we learn about our nation’s day of independence. Children will create their own fireworks, enjoy a Fourth of July themed story time, and play Lady Liberty Says.
Teddy Bear Picnic
Wednesday, July 6
Calling all teddy bears and their cuddly kids! Join Pretend City for this special treat as you picnic, play, and have something to eat.
Thursday, July 7
It’s that time of the year when the pilgrimage to Mecca begins! Muslims across the globe are preparing for their holy voyage and we are preparing to partake in some unique activities that celebrate the culture and traditions of Hajj.
Shark week eek! Explore these magnificent ocean creatures during Shark Week with inspired activities, stories, and songs to engage young oceanographers!
Night in the Museum
Thursday, July 14
Calling all dino lovers! Guests are encouraged to bring their own flashlights or binoculars and dress up in their favorite Dino and safari gear. Spend time after hours exploring the seven dinosaurs in our new exhibit and start collecting Pretend City’s Dino Trading Cards! Tickets are $21.95 for children and adults. Children 12 months and under are free.
National Ice Cream Day
Sunday, July 17
Ice cream makes everything better! Celebrate one of the yummiest days of the year! It’s a sweet day to play and learn through engaging activities that are sure to be the cherry on top of this delicious celebration.
Islamic New Year
Friday, July 29
Observe Islamic New Year with community partner, The Islamic Center of Irvine. This is a special holiday marking the beginning of a new lunar Hijri year.
Celebrate Harry Potter’s Birthday
Sunday, July 31
Calling all Wizards and Muggles! Wingadrium leviosa! Fly in to Pretend City to celebrate the chosen one’s birthday…with owls, broom races, potions and more today will certainly not be a bore.
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