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May at Pretend City

DATES: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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All of the following events are included with admission. Visit Pretend City for even more special events offered during the month of May!

May 1: May Day – Spring Celebration
May Day is here and it’s time to celebrate the wonderful season. Visitors can welcome Spring with a celebration full of bright colors, flowers, and of course, maypoles streamed with colorful ribbons

May 3: Space Day in the City
Today is Space Day, which means Pretend City will be out of this world! Visitors can explore the galaxy together. Today’s programming will be centered around the solar system, astronauts and space.

May 4: May the Fourth Be with You
Pretend City is under threat by the Empire once again! The Rebel alliance have come together and the museum needs to recruit some new young Jedi who must be trained in using the Force. Visit their website for schedule of activities.

May 5: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
Celebrating Cinco de Mayo is a chance to honor the memory and bravery of the Mexican soldiers who fought for their country. Pretend City is dedicated to providing an environment for children to experience new cultures and to also learn to appreciate diversity. Honor today with a Spanish language lesson, Ruffled Art, playing Loteria and more.

May 6: Let’s Learn about Ramadan
In the Islamic Faith, Ramadan is a month of blessings for Muslims around the world. Exposing children at a young age to different faiths and cultures is an important lesson in diversity and tolerance. Celebrate with special activities including Mosque Collage, Phases of the Moon and more.

May 10: Way to Play Day – Developmental and Dental Check-ups
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Assess speech, motor, cognitive and social areas (first come, first served; limited spaces available).
10 a.m. – noon: Dental Screenings, directed at prevention, outreach and education, access to treatment, and advocacy. 

May 13: Dance Like a Chicken Day
Don’t be chicken…s
hake your tail feathers on down to Pretend City and dance like a chicken with them! They’ll be moving and grooving, clucking and learning all about these feathered friends.

May 15: Dinosaur Day
Pretend City is going prehistoric and celebrating the biggest lizards that roamed the earth. Today guests will learn through crafts and interactive activities which were the largest and the smallest dinosaurs, what they ate and how they behaved, as well as surprising facts about their extinction.

May 27: Memorial Day Celebration
Join Pretend City on Memorial Day to honor the fallen heroes of our military. They will host a morning Pledge of Allegiance a moment of silence to pay our respects, and a Memorial March in memory of those who have passed.


Wednesday, May 1, 2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$11 – $14


(949) 428-3900


29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 428-3900

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