Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekday Picks January 2-5, 2017

Sunday, January 1, 2017
Another year and it's back to school and work for many of us.  Some of the weekly events are back this week and others won't be fully back until next. 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, January 2

Tuesday, January 3

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
Cost: Free
2446 N. Oso Pkwy.

Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program Nueces Delta Preserve from 9 am to 10:30 am
Nature story time for families (geared for ages 2-5) at the Delta introduces children to nature and the joys of reading through stories, songs, crafts, and outdoor play.
Cost: Free
3410 Highway 77
Odem, Texas

Anita & W.T. Neyland Public Library X-S.T.R.E.A.M. Winter Science Experiment at 4:30 pm
Winter science experiment. Learn about the 3 stages of water and experiment with ice. 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.

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.

Wednesday, January 4

Dr. Clotilde P. Garcia Public Library Teens/Tweens Loom Knitting at 4 pm
Join us for loom knitting. Materials are available, but limited. All levels welcome. (Ages 10-17)
Cost: Free
5930 Brockhampton

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.

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.

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 at 6 pm
Stop by and enjoy fun family night activities.
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, January 5

Island Farmers' Market from 4 to 8 pm
Food trucks, treats, live music, and crafts
Cost: Free Admission
Briscoe King Pavilion
15820 Park Road 22
Janet F. Harte Public Library Ozobot Fun at 4:15 pm
Learn robotics, coding, and have fun. Supplies limited. Ages 10-21.
Cost: Free
2629 Waldron Rd.

Barnes & Noble LEGO Skyline London and Chicago Event at 7 pm
Join us to help build our exciting, new LEGO® Skyline collection in-store display for London and Chicago. Then after, enjoy being creative and collaborative with other customers by building with LEGO® Architecture Studio white bricks.
Cost: Free
5129 Blanche D Moore Drive
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