Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekday Picks January 17-19, 2017

Sunday, January 15, 2017
Monday isn't included this week because of the long weekend but Tuesday through Thursday has plenty to do. 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.

Tuesday, January 17

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 at 4 pm
Learn how to make a hat, a scarf, a headband or a flower. Ages 8 & up. All material provided. You may bring your own yarn if you prefer a specific color.
Cost: Free
805 Comanche
361-826-7000


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 Art at 4:30 pm
Activity of the day: Window art painting. Create a transparent piece of art to hang in your window. 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.
361-994-6917

Owen R. Hopkins Public Library S.T.E.A.M. at 7 pm
Hand on experiments and demonstrations.
Cost: Free
3202 McKinzie Rd.

Wednesday, January 18

Nueces County Library System Keach Family Library Kids Program KFL: Ozobot Fun at 3 and 6 pm
For kids ages 13-18 years.
Cost: Free (registration required)
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX



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.

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 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 19

Nueces County Library System Keach Family Library Kids Program KFL: Ozobot Fun at 3 and 6 pm
For kids ages 6-12 years.
Cost: Free (registration required)
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX

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

La Retama Central Library Game Day Fun at 4 pm
Drop by and join us for an afternoon of fun with classic board games, giant connect 4, legos, MineCraft.
Cost: Free
805 Comanche

Anita and W.T. Neyland Public Library Cinderella Marionette Puppet Show at 6 pm
Carranza puppeteers presents "Cinderella", a classic children's fairy tale. Children, parents and friends will enjoy this marionette puppet show sponsored by the Sue Stanford Memorial Program and the Friends of the Corpus Christi Public Libraries. Children encouraged to come dressed in their favorite costume. Refreshments after program. All ages.
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy.
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