Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekday Picks April 11-14, 2016

Sunday, April 10, 2016
There are always fun things to do on weekends but sometimes you want to do something with your kids during the week. I've picked out a few ideas of fun things to do and the best part is most of them are FREE!

I'm also in charge of adding events to the calendar on the Kids/Family section on What's Up Corpus Christi so make sure to check there too!

Monday, April 11

Corpus Christi Hooks One-Dollar Hot Dogs and Soda at 7:05 pm (gates open 6:05)
One-Dollar Hot Dogs & Soda, sponsored by Mrs Baird's. Miller High School's Manuel Sanchez is honored as the first 2016 Mrs Baird's Swing for Success scholarship recipient.
Cost: Tickets start at $12.  Buy tickets online.
Whataburger Field
734 E Port Ave.

Tuesday, April 12

Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve and Learning Center Guided Nature Walk from 8 to 9 am.
Get in touch with nature while the weather is still nice.  Please bring good walking shoes, plenty of water, and dress for the weather.  Binoculars and field guides will be loaned on a first come first served basis. All children attending the program must be accompanied by an adult.  Meet at the front porch of the Learning Center. For more information contact Manuel Cantu at 361-826-3947 or
Cost: Free
2446 N. Oso Parkway

Ben F. McDonald Public Library Superhero Game Day from 3:30 to 5 pm
Board games, puzzles and X-Box Kinect! (ages 3+)
Cost: Free
4044 Greenwood Dr.

Robert Wollman Planetarium at King High School at 5:30 pm and 7 pm
Tickets go on sale 30 minutes prior to each show time. There is no late seating. Reservations are not required for the Tuesday evening shows. Tips: The planetarium does get cold at times. For evening shows, it might be a good idea to bring a jacket or sweater.
Cost: Admission (cash or check) Adults $4 Seniors (age 55+): $3, Children (age 4-15) $3, Children under 4 free
Richard King High School
5225 Gollihar Rd.

Corpus Christi Hooks Buc Days Night at 7:05 pm (gates open 6:05)
Come to the ballpark dressed like a pirate and receive $2 off your ticket purchase and participate in a 6:15 pregame warning track parade.  It's Mike Shaw Automotive Family Night; 4 reserved-seat tickets, 4 hot dogs, 4 sodas and parking - a $78 value for $30 - with coupon from previous Sunday or Monday edition of the Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Look for the Mike Shaw Automotive wrap or insert.
Cost: Tickets start at $12. Buy tickets online.
Whataburger Field 734 E Port Ave.

Wednesday, April 13

Anita & W.T. Neyland Public Library Science Lab at 4:30 pm
Learn about science, technology, engineering, art, and math through science experiments. For ages 5 - 12.
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy.

Art Center of Corpus Christi Family Art Time from 5 to 9 pm
A kids art project every Wednesday.  FREE for the whole family to enjoy. All ages are welcome (children accompanied by parent/guardian), drop-in art activity, no registration, wear your painting garb!
Cost: Free
100 N Shoreline Blvd.

Keach Family Library (Nueces County Library System) Littlebits at 5:30 pm
Ages 5 and up
Cost: Free
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd
Robstown, Texas

Ben F. McDonald Public Family Fun: Parachute Fun at 6 pm 
Stop by and enjoy fun family night activities such as engaging games with our large parachute or an entertaining story and craft!
Cost: Free
4044 Greenwood Dr.

Thursday, April 7

Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve and Learning Center Storytime from 3:30 to 4:30 pm
Join Oso Preserve staff as they read nature children’s books, explore artifacts and meet animal ambassadors. We invite you to spend time learning more about local topics through children’s literature. Each story will be supplemented with a walk, animal artifact, or live animal visitor. This FREE program is targeted to children ages 2-8.  Pre-registration is encouraged and available here: For more information contact Sara Jose at 361-826-PLAY or
Cost: Free
2446 N. Oso Parkway
La Retama Central Library S.T.R.E.A.M. Team - Terrific Thursdays at 4 pm
Join us for Mine Craft Edu fun. Space is limited. For ages 5-12. A meal, courtesy of the Food Bank of Corpus Christi, will be served to children who participate in the program
Cost: Free
805 Comanche

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