Remodeled Discovery Cube OC Grand Opening 6/11/15 – Membership Giveaway! #NewAtTheCube

Photo Courtesy of Discovery Cube Orange County Last night we attended a special media preview of the newly remodeled and expanded Discovery Cube Orange County which officially opens tomorrow June 11th! The popular destination for school field trips is now 44,000 square-foot of fun interactive science exhibits, themed science-adventures and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) with focus on appreciating the smallest ecosystems on earth to the largest exploration of the cosmos! It features a new 10,000 square-foot Julianne Argyros Showcase Theater and Exhibition Hall with the flexibility to transform from a 500-seat theater into an exhibition space (currently housing the Sherlock Holmes Exhibit) PLUS a new healthy Bean Sprout … READ MORE >>

Ticket Giveaway: Discovery Cube LA is Now Open! | #LAgetsCubed @DiscoveryCubeLA

All opinions are our own. It’s finally here! San Fernando Valley welcomes the new Discovery Cube Los Angeles (DCLA) where the former Children’s Museum of Los Angeles was located. Modeled after it’s sister campus – Discovery Cube Orange County (DCOC) in Santa Ana, Discovery Cube LA offers 71,000 square feet of interactive, hands-on learning experiences for young science enthusiasts, and encourages early learning. Photos Courtesy of Discovery Cube LA. EXPLORE THE CUBE! Discovery Cube LA has both permanent and traveling exhibits like stepping into a simulated helicopter, touring California’s natural resources, and a scavenger hunt in a grocery store to only name a few. All of the exhibits are designed … READ MORE >>

December Highlights at Pretend City Children’s Museum and Harley Toy Drive #CHOCToyDrive

‘Tis the season to be jolly and spread good cheer. My kids are at the perfect age to explore both old and new traditions. Here are some highlights at Pretend City this month PLUS enter my giveaway below! 19TH ANNUAL HARLEY CHOC TOY DRIVE: Now through December 23rd: Donate an unwrapped toy valued $5 or greater and receive one free admission! Donations benefit CHOC Children’s Hospital. Friday, December 13: Kick-off to the Christmas Countdown! Time: Approximately 12 p.m. (11:45 am – 12:15 pm) Join Santa Claus and his Harley friends as they come into the city for some “deck-the-halls” fun and excitement. Pretend City invites children and families to participate … READ MORE >>

Children Explore Ways to Give Back This Month @PretendCity Children’s Museum

This month, children explore different ways to give back to their communities at Pretend City Children’s Museum. here. This special evening is an opportunity for children and their parents/siblings/caretakers to have some fun in an autism-friendly environment along with other families. Many of our community partners who specialize in supporting children on the autism spectrum or with Pervasive Developmental Disorders Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS) will be on-hand to enrich your family’s play experience with welcoming smiles and practical support. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH: CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING! TIME: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Guests are encouraged to dress in the holiday theme! Not only is Thanksgiving known for pilgrims, history and turkey, it’s … READ MORE >>

Highlights of Spooky Science @DiscoveryCube #SpookyScience

Continued from Ripley’s Believe It or Not at Discovery Science Center … Who doesn’t love Halloween?? We think of mixing potions, dressing up, decorating, getting treats, and having a little spooky fun! Discovery Science Center has combined all of our favorite things about Halloween into a limited time exhibit called Spooky Science! Great for families of all ages, they amaze us with Elephant toothpaste, green slime, and color changing liquids! We also decorated pumpkins, ran through a 3D maze, and had fun with science! Can you believe that my 6 year old weighs 46lbs and these pumpkins weigh 500lbs?! MAKING GLOW-IN-THE-DARK SLIME Glow-in-the-dark slime was our new favorite night-light for … READ MORE >>