Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekday Picks August 1-4, 2016

Sunday, July 31, 2016
Summer vacation is not up yet!  Here are this week's picks of stuff to do.  You can also find some FREE ideas at to keep your kids busy this Summer here. Make sure to follow the Facebook page because we are always posting events as they come up.

Monday, August 1

Tuesday, August 2

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 361-826-3947 or
Cost: Free
2446 N. Oso Parkway

Peter Piper Pizza Summer Kids Days: Let the Games Begin!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.

Crosstown location
4121 South Port Ave.
Hurricane Alley Waterpark's Tuesday Night Dive-In Movies: Avengers Age of Ultron
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

Ben F. McDonald Public Library Asteroid Belt Game Dat at 4 pm
Board games, puzzles, blocks, and more.
Cost: Free
4044 Greenwood Dr.

Photo from Janet Harte Library Facebook
Janet F. Harte Public Library Native American Drum Circle at 6 pm
Take part at Harte Library every Tuesday for our Native American Drum Circle. Learn about the local Native American culture as Mr. Running Turtle leads you through a traditional drum circle.
Cost: Free
2629 Waldron Rd.

Ingleside Police Department National Night Out from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Join us for water balloon toss contest and a dance off for adults and children. Kona Ice will be in attendance as well as Ingleside Fire Dept, and Tri County EMS. Join us for fun and games as we come together on America's Night Out Against Crime.
N.O. Simmons Park
Ingleside, TX

Wednesday, August 3

Amistad Community Health Center Wet and Wild Wenesday - End of Summer Bash from 10 am-12pm
Join us to end the summer in style with waterslide fun, followed by a hotdog cookout! Ages 6-12, parent or guardian must be present. Things to bring: Sunscreen, Towels, Chairs. Must call to RSVP at 361-886-3080 or comment in the event linked below!
Cost: Free
The Amistad Backyard
 1533 S. Brownlee Blvd.
Corpus Christi TX

Camp Hurricane Alley from 11 am to 8 pm
Start your day at Camp HA, brought to you by Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History!
 Cost: $10 admission during our operating hours from 11am-8pm.
702 E Port Ave

Ben F. McDonald Public Library Family Night: Parachute Fun! at 6 pm
Stop by and enjoy fun family night with our large parachute.
Cost: Free
4044 Greenwood Dr.

Art Center of Corpus Christi Family Art Time from 5 to 7 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, August 4

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse at 10:00 am 
Shaun the Sheep 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)

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. See flyer below for planned story-time themes. For more information and to RSVP, please email
Cost: Free
3410 US-77
Odem, TX

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 Drive

Bay Jammin Concert Series at 7:30 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!
Cost: Free
Cole Park
1526 Ocean Dr.
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