Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekday Picks June 20-23, 2016

Sunday, June 19, 2016
Here are this week's picks of things to do! You can find some FREE ideas at to keep your kids busy this Summer here.  The libraries have a FULL schedule of fun and you can find that along with Summer reading program info.  Also make sure to check out the annual Summer events guide.  Make sure to follow the Facebook page because we are always posting events as they come up.

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Monday, June 20

Michaels Stores Camp Creativity Under the Sea from 10 am to 12 pm
Kids 3 and up can participate a Summer crafting journey in fun crafty activities like face painting and theme crafting like Princess's and castles, Land of the dinosaurs and so much more! Parent or guardian must remain on premises.
Cost: $5 a session or $12 for 3 sessions (Register online or in store)
4717-E S Padre Island Dr.
361-851-9360

Janet Harte 7th Inning Cinema at 2 pm
Join us for a movie, a snack and a drink! Families are most welcome to attend.
Cost: Free
2629 Waldron Rd.

Anita & W.T. Neyland Public Library Mega Mind Crafters at 3 pm
Crafty science experiments to make and take home. Ages 3-12.
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy.
361-826-2370

La Retama Central Library Science Blitz at 4 pm
Join us some fun and exciting science activities including homemade ice cream, polymer bouncing balls, and a film canister rocket ( a different activity each week) for ages 5-12. Enter your name at the end of the program for a chance to win a weekly prize.
Cost: Free
805 Comanche
361-826-7000

Tuesday, June 21

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 manuelc2@cctexas.com.
Cost: Free
2446 N. Oso Parkway

Fit4Mom Corpus Christi/Portland Three Year Anniversary Party at 9 am
Party to celebrate three years of bringing fitness wellness and fun to mommies and their littles! The first 50 moms to arrive will receive swag bags. Wear comfortable sneakers and breathable clothes. Bring little toys and water or healthy snacks for the babies if you'd like. TIMELINE: 9-9:15 mommy mix and mingle/sign in 9:15-10:15 free 50 minute stroller strides workout 10:15-10:30 raffle 10:30-11:30 snacks, crafts, face painting, balloon making and party!
Cost: Free. Meet by the water fountain across from Toys R Us on the first floor for warm up and introductions.
La Palmera Center Court
5488 S. Padre Island Dr.

Bell Whittington Public Library (Portland) Summer Kids Time at 10 am
Stories, crafts, and activities geared for younger children.
Cost: Free
2400 Memorial Pkwy Portland, TX
361-777-0921

Peter Piper Pizza Summer Kids Days: Ahoy Mateys! from 11 am to 1 pm 
All-You-Can-Eat Buffet, a prize and a fun activity for each day. Don’t miss out on a “slice” of fun this summer!
Cost: $3.69 per child plus tax (drink sold separately)
Saratoga location
6193 Saratoga Blvd.
361-993-9336
Crosstown location
4121 South Port Ave.
361-853-5353

Janet F. Harte Public Library South Texas Botanical Gardens: Reptiles at 2 pm 
This week's guest will be South Texas Botanical Gardens with Chad Huckabee. He will be bringing live reptiles to entertain and educate. Families are welcome!
2629 Waldron Rd.
361-826-2310

Owen R. Hopkins Public Library All Star Visitors at 3 pm
This week we will have the Corpus Christ Fury (indoor football) team.
Cost: Free
3202 McKinzie Rd.

Anita & W.T. Neyland Public Library Teamopolis at 3 pm 
Special guests visit the library to encourage reading and literacy. All ages.
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy.
361-826-2370

Dr. Clotilde P. Garcia Public Library Science for Sluggers at 3 pm
Join us for some cool fun experiments and activities. Limited to the first 25 children.
Cost: Free
5930 Brockhampton

Ben F. McDonald Public Library Kids Zone Game Day at 4 pm
Board games, puzzles and X-Box Kinect for ages 3-12.
Cost: Free
4044 Greenwood Dr.

Hurricane Alley Waterpark's Tuesday Night Dive-In Movies: The Goonies 
The park is fully operational for the entire night with an enormous big screen set up high above on the Storm Surge stage.
Cost: $10 twilight pricing begins at 3 pm
702 E Port Ave
361-883-9283

Ben F. McDonald Public Library - Tails for Tales (presented by PAWS UP) at 6 pm
Children can read to Reading Education Assistance Dogs! Sign-up and parent/guardian presence required. (AGES 0-17)
Cost: Free
4044 Greenwood Dr.

Owen R. Hopkins Public Library Grand Slam Science at 7 pm
This week we will make our soda bottle geysers.
Cost: Free
3202 McKinzie Rd.

Wednesday, June 22

Michaels Stores Camp Creativity Land of the Dinosaurs from 10 am to 12 pm
Kids 3 and up can participate a Summer crafting journey!  in fun crafty activities like face painting and theme crafting like Princess's and castles, Land of the dinosaurs and so much more! Parent or guardian must remain on premises.
Cost: $5 a session or $12 for 3 sessions (Register online or in store)
4717-E S Padre Island Dr.
361-851-9360

Janet F. Harte Public Library Stream Team at 2 pm
Hands-on activities with music, art, or science for ages 5-15.
Cost: Free
2629 Waldron Rd.
361-826-2310

La Palmera"Mommy and Me" Rainforest Edu-Art Painting Event from 2-5 pm
All kids ages 12 and under, plus Mom and Dad (or any caregiver) are invited to find their inner artist and learn about the Rainforest. Guided by the talented students and faculty of the Texas A&M Corpus Christi Graphic Design program, the event includes all paint supplies and instruction. Seats are limited and reservations are required, call (361-991-5718 to reserve a spot.
Cost: $25 cash or credit (includes one canvas)
La Palmera Center Court
5488 S. Padre Island Dr.


Dr. Clotilde P. Garcia Public Library Umpire's Call Umpires Call “The Reptile Show” at 3 pm
Special program from the South Texas Botanical Gardens
Cost: Free
5930 Brockhampton

Anita & W.T. Neyland Public Library Mega Mind Crafters II at 3 pm
Crafty science experiments to make and take home. Ages 3-12.
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy.
361-826-2370

Ben F. McDonald Public Library Discovery Dome National Geographic Entertainment Presents Wildest Weather in the Solar System (2 shows) at 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm
Join National Geographic on a spectacular journey to witness the most beautiful, powerful, and mysterious weather phenomena in the solar system. For kids 8 and up.
Cost: Free
4044 Greenwood Dr.

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.

Corpus Christi Downtown Farmers' Market from 5 to 8 pm
Shop, visit and enjoy shaded seating while you listen to live music and enjoy dinner right on our beautiful Bayfront.
Cost: Free
100 N Shoreline Blvd.

Thursday, June 23

Nueces Delta Preserve Summer Preschool Story Time from 9:00 to 10:30 am
Each story time session will focus on a theme and will allow children, with parent or caregiver, to enjoy days at the Delta with nature-themed stories and other activities including nature walks, crafts, and/or live animals. Dress for outdoor activity. Except in extreme weather conditions, a portion of each class is spent outdoors. Please bring your own snacks and bottled water. For more information and to RSVP, please email education@cbbep.org.
Cost: Free

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse at 10:00 am 
The Peanuts Movie is this week's movie.
Cost: $1 per show when purchased at box office (or $5 for bundle of movies)
Cinemark Dollar Cinema
5858 SPID (Sunrise Mall)
361-993-6964

Anita &W.T. Neyland Public Library Metroplex Movies: The Good Dinosaur at 3 pm 
Movies for the family. All ages.
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy.

Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve and Learning Center Nature Storytime at 3:30 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. For more information contact Sara Jose at 361-826-PLAY or SaraJ@cctexas.com.
Cost: Free
2446 N. Oso Parkway
Padre Island Art and Farmer's Market from 4 to 8 pm
Local produce and products, art, food trucks, educational animals and fun for the kids.  Lots to do!
Cost: Free
14030 Fortuna Bay Dr.

Bay Jammin Concert Series at 8 pm 
The stage is set under the stars against our beautiful Corpus Christi bayfront. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and enjoy this wonderful entertainment. Come join us all summer long!
Cole Park
1526 Ocean Dr.
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