Celebrate Persian New Year! At Pretend City
Today we celebrate Norooz, which means “New Day.” This holiday commemorates the Persian New Year and Spring Equinox. This deeply rooted holiday is full of traditions. Join us to learn more:
- Smart Art: Flowers and fun fill the air during Norooz! These art activities will be a inspired by the Norooz holiday.
- Cultural Creations: The Haft-seen table is an important part of Norooz celebrations. Today children will have the opportunity to put together their own table while learning about the items which are included.
- Sensational Story Time: During this story time we will follow seven characters and their friends as they prepare for the annual Norooz celebration. Join us as we read Gala and her Friends Celebrate Norooz!
Play Partner: Pretendgineers and Brain Builders, our experienced stage staff of trained early childhood and child development educators, grown-ups
Grown-up Tip: Continue exploring Norooz with your child all month long. Make sure to check your communities Calendar of Events for activities. You can also download the Norooz app. This colorful children’s app uses age-appropriate language and interactive features to explain the official start of the Persian New Year and the many traditions surrounding this festive holiday.
RSVP: Not required
Fee: Included with museum admission