Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekday Picks November 7-10, 2016

Sunday, November 6, 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.

Monday, November 7

Anita & W.T. Neyland Public Library "Princess" Mini Movie Marathon at 4:30 pm
Watch your favorite princess fairy tale movie with your child. For entire family. We provide the popcorn and you can bring your own drinks, food or snacks.
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy.
Chick-fil-A Staples & McArdle Spirit Night - South Park Middle School from 5 to 8 pm
Come out and celebate 60 years of Knight pride during Spirit Night! There will be cow appearances, games and prizes. Chick-fil-A Staples & McArdle will make a donation of the profits to your school!
Cost: Free but food must be purchased and flyer must be presented at time of order for group to receive credit.
4946 S. Staples St.

Tuesday, November 8

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.

Early Scholars Academy Early Explorers from 9 am to 11 am
Are you looking for an exciting and educational place for you and your child to visit? The Early Scholars Academy is offering experiences for younger learners. Come sing, dance, read and play as your child learns about animals, their amazing bodies, the ocean, space and so much more.
Cost: $10 per explorer, $12 at the door. Pre-Register online.
1356 F.M. 43
Texas A&M CC Colombian Student Association Colombian Carnival 2016 from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Watch authentic Colombian dances, play games, win prizes, Colombian food and more.
Cost: Free
TAMUCC Lone Star Center
6300 Ocean 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

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

Anita & W.T. Neyland Public Library "Princess" Mini Movie Marathon at 4:30 pm
Watch your favorite princess fairy tale movie with your child. 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.

Wednesday, November 9

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 & W.T. Neyland Public Library "Princess" Mini Movie Marathon at 4:30 pm
Watch your favorite princess fairy tale movie with your child. For entire family. We provide the popcorn and you can bring your own drinks, food or snacks.
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy.
Janet F. Harte Public Library Miss Jean and Lizard "Friend" at 4:30 pm
Miss Jean will be presenting her lizard "friend" at Harte Library! Come learn lizard lore, and if you are brave enough, you may be able to pet it!
Cost: Free
2629 Waldron Rd.

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.
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.

Ben F. McDonald Public Library Family Night: Story and Craft at 6 pm
Stop by and enjoy fun family night with an entertaining story and craft!
Cost: Free
4044 Greenwood Dr.

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, November 10

Nueces Delta Preserve Nature Story Time from 9:00 – 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. Story Time activities will be targeted for ages 2 -5, but all are welcome to enjoy Story Time activities. 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, email.
Cost: Free, register online.
3410 Hwy 77
Odem, TX

Art Museum of South Texas Moms and Tots (and sometimes POPS!) Everything but a Brush from 10 am - 11:30 am
What could be more fun than painting with all kinds of found objects?! Join us as we use everything from feathers to bubble wrap to paint some one-of-a-kind abstract art!
Cost: $5 members / $10 nonmembers
1902 N Shoreline Blvd.

Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve and Learning Center Storytime at 3:30 pm
Join Oso Preserve staff members as they read nature themed children’s books, explore artifacts, and meet the animal ambassadors. Learn more about native wildlife, habitats, adaptations and other topics through relevant children’s stories. This program is FREE of charge and intended for children ages 2-6. Each story will be supplemented with a walk, artifact, animal ambassador or other interactive. All children attending the program must be accompanied by an adult. For more information contact 361-826-PLAY (7529)
Cost: Free
2446 N. Oso Parkway
Corpus Christi, TX

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

Padre Island Farmer's Market from 4 to 8 pm
Local produce and products, art, food trucks, live music, and more.
Cost: Free
14030 Fortuna Bay Dr.
Live Oak Learning Center PTO Pirates' Funtasticfest from 5:30 - 7:30 pm
PTO would like you to join us for a night of family fun at LIve Oak Learning Center! Capuchin monkey show at 6:00 pm.
Cost: Wrist bands $10 for kids 3-13, Show tickets $5 (pictures with monkes after show additional cost)
31 Griffith
Rockport, Texas

Nuces County Keach Family Library System Lego Night from 6 to 7 pm
Come build and create with Legos!
Cost: Free
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX
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