Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekday Picks November 14-17, 2016

Sunday, November 13, 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 14

Owen R. Hopkins Library Thanksgiving Party at 4 pm
Story and crafts.
Cost: Free
3202 McKinzie Rd.

La Palmera Pet Night with Santa from 5 to 8 pm
Bring your furry four-legged friend or family member to take a photo with Santa in the Center Court! A portion of tonight's proceeds will go to Mission Pawsible Animal Assistance, a non-profit foster-based animal rescue organization. Remember, all pets must be on a leash or in a carrier and on their best behavior; we wouldn't want them to end up on Santa's "Naughty List"!
Cost: Prices vary
5488 S Padre Island Dr.

Tuesday, November 15


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.


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.

Janet F. Harte Public Library Block Party at 4:15 pm
Come get creative with Legos! Ages 5 and up.
Cost: Free
2629 Waldron Rd.

Anita & W.T. Neyland Public Library X-STREAM at 4:30 pm
Activity of the day: My favorite stuffy parade. Bring your beloved stuffed animal and parade it around the library! Create a wacky paper hat for the parade. X-S.T.R.E.A.M. is an educational and fun library time for kids. A variety of alternating activities include science, technology, reading, engineering, art, math and mini movie marathons. Ages 3-12.
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy.

La Palmera Pet Night with Santa from 5 to 8 pm
Bring your furry four-legged friend or family member to take a photo with Santa in the Center Court! A portion of tonight's proceeds will go to Mission Pawsible Animal Assistance, a non-profit foster-based animal rescue organization. Remember, all pets must be on a leash or in a carrier and on their best behavior; we wouldn't want them to end up on Santa's "Naughty List"!
Cost: Prices vary
5488 S Padre Island Dr.


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.

Peter and the Starcatcher Presented by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Theatre and Dance at 7:30 pm
Peter and the Starcatcher is a swashbuckling pirate tale that explores events before a young, nameless orphan becomes the boy who never grew up – Peter Pan. Peter and the Starcatcher. A dozen brilliant TAMU-CC acting majors play more than 100 hilarious and unforgettable characters from James M. Barrie’s book Peter Pan. The characters encounter the depths of greed and despair as well as the bonds of friendship, duty and love using unlimited imaginative and extremely physical storytelling and ingenious stagecraft. Directed by Kelly Russell. Cost: Tickets are $12 general admission, $8 for students, and $5 for TAMU-CC students paying with cash and a valid SandDollar$ ID. Tickets will be on sale one hour before show time or online.
Warren Theatre
6300 Ocean Dr.

Wednesday, November 16

La Retama Central Library Ex-stream Fun at 4 pm
his week's project is an engineering challenge using cups, blocks and popsicle sticks. 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.
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: Parachute Night at 6 pm
Stop by and enjoy fun family night activities such as engaging games with our large parachute.
Cost: Free
4044 Greenwood Dr.

Callalen Theater Presents Peter Pan at 6:30 pm
Cost: Tickets are $5 and all military veterans will get in free. VIP tickets are available for $25 and are good for the whole season. For info email.
Calallen High School
4001 Wildcat 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

Outdoor movie
Peter and the Starcatcher Presented by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Theatre and Dance at 7:30 pm
Peter and the Starcatcher is a swashbuckling pirate tale that explores events before a young, nameless orphan becomes the boy who never grew up – Peter Pan. Peter and the Starcatcher. A dozen brilliant TAMU-CC acting majors play more than 100 hilarious and unforgettable characters from James M. Barrie’s book Peter Pan. The characters encounter the depths of greed and despair as well as the bonds of friendship, duty and love using unlimited imaginative and extremely physical storytelling and ingenious stagecraft. Directed by Kelly Russell. Cost: Tickets are $12 general admission, $8 for students, and $5 for TAMU-CC students paying with cash and a valid SandDollar$ ID. Tickets will be on sale one hour before show time or online.
Warren Theatre
6300 Ocean Dr.

Thursday, November 17

Art Museum of South Texas Moms and Tots (and sometimes POPS!) Turkey Trouble from 10 - 11:30 am
After reading the story of the same name by Wendi Silvano, illustrated by Lee Harper, we'll head down to the art studio to create our own turkeys in disguise!
Cost: $5 members / $10 nonmembers. Register online.
1902 Shoreline Blvd.
361-825-3500

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 Keach Family Library System Turkey Craft from 6 to 7 pm
Cost: Free
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX

Callalen Theater Presents Peter Pan at 6:30 pm
Cost: Tickets are $5 and all military veterans will get in free. VIP tickets are available for $25 and are good for the whole season. For info email.
Calallen High School

New Life Baptist Church Outdoor Movie Night: Abel's Field from 7 to 8:30 pm
Come enjoy an outdoor movie night under the stars!
Cost: Free
New Life Baptist Church
14358 Northwest Blvd
 
Peter and the Starcatcher Presented by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Theatre and Dance at 7:30 pm

Peter and the Starcatcher is a swashbuckling pirate tale that explores events before a young, nameless orphan becomes the boy who never grew up – Peter Pan. Peter and the Starcatcher. A dozen brilliant TAMU-CC acting majors play more than 100 hilarious and unforgettable characters from James M. Barrie’s book Peter Pan. The characters encounter the depths of greed and despair as well as the bonds of friendship, duty and love using unlimited imaginative and extremely physical storytelling and ingenious stagecraft. Directed by Kelly Russell. Cost: Tickets are $12 general admission, $8 for students, and $5 for TAMU-CC students paying with cash and a valid SandDollar$ ID. Tickets will be on sale one hour before show time or online.
Warren Theatre
6300 Ocean Dr.
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