Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekday Picks September 26-29, 2016

Saturday, September 24, 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 26

Tuesday, September 27

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

Gulf Coast Humane Society Read and Roll over at Keach Family Library from 3:15 to 5:15 pm
Cost: Free (registration required)
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX
361-387-3431

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 and 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 to 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.

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

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

Wednesday, September 28

Early Scholars Academy Home School Explorer Days/Destination Exploration at 9 am
Note: Parents are required to attend this event with children. STEAM Activities in Destination Exploration! Are you looking for an exciting and educational place for you and your home school group to visit? The Early Scholars Academy has wonderful learning experiences to offer! Destination Exploration gives children the opportunity to learn about Space, Earth, and their Community. There are plenty of hands on learning experiences for everyone!
Cost: $10 per child early registration online, $12 at the door
1356 F.M. 43 (next to London ISD)

La Retama Central Library Exstream Fun at 4 pm
This weeks activity features miniLEGO robotics. For ages 5-12.
Cost: Free
805 Comanche

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.

Dr. Clotilde P. Garcia Public Library After-school Movie: Pokemon the First Movie at 4:15 pm
Cost: Free
5930 Brockhampton


Dr. Clotilde P. Garcia Public Library Family Music and Motion at 7 pm
Join us for some fun with rhythm instruments, songs, and a story! (ages 3-6)
Cost: Free
5930 Brockhampton

Thursday, September 29

La Retama Central Library Slam Dunk Fun at 4 pm
Classic board games, WII play, MineCraft, and more. Fun for the whole family.
Cost: Free
805 Comanche

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. Bring your swim suit and take a slide down the giant slip and slide! Emma Lu's Party Rentals will be setting up a giant water slide for adults and kids to enjoy during the market!
Cost: Free
14030 Fortuna Bay Drive
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