Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekday Picks September 12-15, 2016

Sunday, September 11, 2016
There's always something to do during the week with your kiddos.  Make sure to follow the Facebook page because we are always posting events as they come up! Our libraries keep us busy so make sure to check their schedules for full activity lists. Compiling information is hard work, please link back to this site if using this information on your events calendar.  If you want to add your event to this list or work with Corpus Christi Fun for Kids to be a featured event, let us know.

Monday, September 12

Dr. Clotilde P. Garcia Public Library Preschool Music & Motion at 11 am
Join us for some fun with rhythm instruments, songs, and a story! (ages 3-6)
Cost: Free
5930 Brockhampton

Chick-fil-A Spirit Night - London ISD Athletic Booster Club from 5 to 8 pm
Come out and support the London ISD Athletic Booster Club. There will be cow appearances, games and prizes! Chick-fil-A Staples & McArdle will donate a percentage of drive-thru & dine-in sales to the Athletic Booster club. Flyer must be presented at time of order for group to receive credit.
Cost: Free
4946 S. Staples St. (Staples and McArdle)

Flour Bluff HS Homecoming Parade at 6 pm
Parade route begins at Compton and Waldron, travels up Waldron and ends at Hornet Stadium. Immediately following the parade will be the Swarm and burning of the "FB".
Cost: Free
Compton and Waldron

Tuesday, September 13

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

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

La Retama Central Library Family Loom Knitting and Craft at 4 pm
Join us for some basic loom knitting for ages 8 ajd up. Learn to make a hat, pom pom, or flower. Don't want to knit? Work on a fun craft.
Cost: Free
805 Comanche
361-826-7000

Storytime with Mr. Kippy at Nueces County Library System Keach Family Library from 5:30-6 pm 
Cost: Free
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX
361-387-3431

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.

Owen R. Hopkins Public Library Mad About Science at 7 pm
Hand on experiments and demonstrations.
Cost: Free
3202 McKinzie Rd.

Robert Wollman Planetarium at King High School at 6 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.
361-994-6917
Chick-fil-A Father-Son Football Night from 6 to 8 pm
Attention fathers, one on one time with your son is important! Learn more about each other while playing paper football. There will be a face painter, prizes and treats! Wear your jersey from your favorite football team to take photos with Cow. Everyone is welcome to attend and enjoy the festivities, however you must get a ticket to play paper football and receive a take-home gift. There are only 45 free tickets to play paper football and receive a take-home gift, so get yours today! One ticket is good for your entire family!
Cost: Free (must purchase food). Limited registration for paper football, register here.
4946 S. Staples St. (Staples and McArdle)

Wednesday, September 14

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.

Dr. Clotilde P. Garcia Public Library Music & Motion & Craft at 7 pm
Join us for some pajama fun, including music, dancing, a story and craft. Great family fun!
Cost: Free
5930 Brockhampton

Ben F. McDonald Public Library Family Night: Story & Craft 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, September 15

Nueces County Library System Keach Family Library Power Up at Your Library from 10 am to 8 pm
Innovate, Create, Learn. Special guest from the Gulf Coast Humane Society, Read and Roll Program 3:15pm - 4:15pm. Explore different tech products at the library!
Cost: Free
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX
361-387-3431
Ben F. McDonald Public Library Texas A&M AgriLife Extension: Exploring MyPlate with Professor Popcorn at 4 pm
Kids will learn how to choose foods for good health, practice new skills in food selection, and enjoy being physically active. Each week kids will explore a different lesson about MyPlate. A nutritional snack will also be provided, and they will also get to do a small exercise activity. For Ages 6-12
Cost: Free
4044 Greenwood Dr.

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. Art for sale.
Cost: Free
14030 Fortuna Bay Drive
Nueces County Library System Keach Family Library Lego Family Night from 6 – 7 pm
Come build, create, and code together as a family as we challenge you with different legos!
Cost: Free
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX
361-387-3431
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