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Read Across America & Dr.Seuss's Birthday

@ Pretend City

Art, story time, and activities


“You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.” Dr. Seuss said it best, there’s no need to contest. We’ll read, learn, and play, shout, “hip-hip-hooray!” In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, we are celebrating all weekend long with classic stories, whacky activities, and special appearances by some of your favorite characters.

“You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.” Dr. Seuss said it best, there’s no need to contest. We’ll read, learn, and play, shout, “hip-hip-hooray!” In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, we are celebrating all weekend long with classic stories, whacky activities, and special appearances by some of your favorite characters.


•Smart Art (Art Studio-Times Vary): Cat in the Hat SHapes Activity> Circles, squares, and triangles too, we have lots of shapes for you! Come make a hat fit for a cat in our Art Studio as we celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday!


•Sensational Story Times:

12:00pm – The Lorax followed by a Tie Dyed Coffee Filter Art activity.

2:00pm – The Cat in the Hat followed by an Dr. Seuss STEM Challege Cup Stacking activity.


•Character Appearance (11:00a) Cat in the Hat (Saturday) & Thing 1 & Thing 2 (Sunday): “You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.” Be sure to keep your eyes peeled so you don’t miss out as Dr. Seuss character prance about!


•Growing Up Great Game (3:00pm): Copy Cat > One of our Pretendgineers will lead children in a fun game of Copy Cat. In this game children will use their with memories and bodies to copy that moves that they see demonstrated.

Phone: (949) 428-3900

Website: Click to Visit

Suitable for: 2 - 10

  • Ages < 1: Free
  • Ages 1 and over: $13.75

Note: Prices include admission to the museum.

Free, provided on location.

Special Family Events
Activity Name Next Occurrence Suitable Ages
04/22/2019 0 - 10
04/26/2019 0 - 10
04/29/2019 0+
05/04/2019 1 - 12
05/06/2019 5 - 12
05/10/2019 1 - 10
05/11/2019 0 - 12
05/13/2019 0 - 2
05/27/2019 0 - 10
06/04/2019 1 - 12
06/09/2019 1 - 12
06/15/2019 2 - 10
06/21/2019 0 - 10

Event dates, times and cost are subject to change without notice. Before heading out, please contact the event organizer to verify the information provided. If you have questions about a particular event, please contact the event organizer directly.

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