Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekday Picks October 17-20, 2016

Friday, October 14, 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.  Weekly activities with toddlers and pre-schoolers can be found here.

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Monday, October 17

Nueces County Library System Keach Family Library Learn.Play Grow with Me! Playgroup from 10 to 11:15 am
Cost: Free (registration required)
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX
361-387-3431

Anita and W.T. Neyland Public Library Mini Movie Marathon "Creeps and Monsters" at 4:30 pm
Watch your favorite funny and creepy movies with your family and friends. One is about Dracula and a hotel, another is about a nightmarish holiday before Christmas, and the last one is about kids reversing the curse of three funny witches who mesmerized the town's parents to control the world. They focus on a lot of hocus! For entire family. We provide the popcorn and you can bring your own drinks, food or snacks..
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy.

Ray High School Homecoming Parade at 6 pm
Cost: Free
Staples St to Texan Trail
City of Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department Annual Fall-O-Ween Frightfully Fun Movies: House of Frankenstein (NR) and Young Frankenstein (PG) at 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm 
Popcorn, snacks and drinks available for purchase from PACT.
Cost: Free
PACT Theater
2327 State Hwy 361

Tuesday, October 18

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 Pkwy.

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

Anita and W.T. Neyland Public Library Mini Movie Marathon "Creeps and Monsters" at 4:30 pm
Watch your favorite funny and creepy movies with your family and friends. One is about Dracula and a hotel, another is about a nightmarish holiday before Christmas, and the last one is about kids reversing the curse of three funny witches who mesmerized the town's parents to control the world. They focus on a lot of hocus! For entire family. We provide the popcorn and you can bring your own drinks, food or snacks..
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy.

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

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.

City of Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department Annual Fall-O-Ween Frightfully Fun Movies: Invisible Man Returns (NR) and Poltergeist (PG) at 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm
Popcorn, snacks and drinks available for purchase from PACT.
Cost: Free
PACT Theater
2327 State Hwy 361

Wednesday, October 19

La Retama Central Library Ex-stream Fun at 4 pm
This weeks activity features a roaring lion. For ages 5-12.
Cost: Free
805 Comanche

Anita and W.T. Neyland Public Library Mini Movie Marathon "Creeps and Monsters" at 4:30 pm
Watch your favorite funny and creepy movies with your family and friends. One is about Dracula and a hotel, another is about a nightmarish holiday before Christmas, and the last one is about kids reversing the curse of three funny witches who mesmerized the town's parents to control the world. They focus on a lot of hocus! For entire family. We provide the popcorn and you can bring your own drinks, food or snacks..
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy.

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.

Ben F. McDonald Public Library Family Night: Story and 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.

Photo from Janet Harte Library Native American Drum Circle
Janet F. Harte Public Library Native American Drum Circle at 6 pm
Learn about the local Native American culture as Mr. Running Turtle leads you through a traditional drum circle.
Cost: Free
2629 Waldron Rd.
City of Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department Annual Fall-O-Ween Frightfully Fun Movies: House on Haunted Hill (NR) and The Shining (R) at 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm
Popcorn, snacks and drinks available for purchase from PACT.
Cost: Free
PACT Theater
2327 State Hwy 361

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, October 20

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

Nueces County Library System Keach Family Library Zombie Craft Kids at 5 pm
Cost: Free (must register!)
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX
361-387-3431


Luther Jones Elementary Jonesfest 6 - 9pm
Silent auction, food, festivity and fun!
Cost: Free admission
7533 Lipes

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