Pretend City Children’s Museum New Trader Joe’s Exbihit

Pretend City Children’s Museum in Irvine, California change out their exhibits from time to time, but this year, they renovated one of their most popular exhibits – their grocery store! Both children and adults have been anticipating for this kid-friendly TRADER JOE’S to open so they can Work, Work, Work, because at Pretend City, the children run the show! Where else can they fill up their carts with whatever they want, run the register and scanners, bag or stock groceries, clock out whenever they want to, and just let their imagination run wild? We went a behind-the-scenes to find out what it all entails. TRADER JOE’S was pleased to announce … 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 >>

2012 Autism Walk @ OC Great Park

Great Park Balloon This year the 2012 Walk Now for Autism Speaks Orange County was held at a new location – the Orange County Great Park! (Last year it was at the Angel’s Stadium.) This was our third year walking to create autism awareness. We usually come to visit the huge resource fair – it’s always stroller-friendly and family-friendly with fun bounce houses and activities, but this year it included balloon rides and a carousal (which is always free at the Great Park by the way). Among some of the sponsors were Sprouts Farmers Market, Bourbon Street Restaurant, PBS SoCal, and 93.1 Jack FM (only to name a few). The … READ MORE >>

Autism Night @ Dodger Stadium!

The Los Angeles Dodgers teamed up with Autism Speaks for Autism Night at Dodger Stadium! A portion of every ticket purchased for this event will go back to Autism Speaks. Wednesday, August 22, 12 at 7:10pm Giants vs. Dodgers PREFERRED FIELD BOX $30 (regular $40) INFIELD RESERVE $22 (regular $28) LOWER RESERVE $15 (regular $20) To purchase tickets: enter promo code: AUTISM For GROUP tickets, please contact: Eric Boujo 323-224-4287 [email protected] Autism Night @ Dodger Stadium’s Event Flyer