Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekday Picks January 9-12, 2017

Sunday, January 8, 2017
Always plenty to do during the week. 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 9

Anita & W.T. Neyland Public Library X-STREAM Mini Movie Marathon at 4:30 pm
Bring the family and watch a movie with puppet characters. Ages 3-12.
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy.

Tuesday, January 10

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

Anita & W.T. Neyland Public Library X-STREAM Mini Movie Marathon at 4:30 pm
Bring the family and watch a movie with puppet characters. 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 11

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

La Retama Central Library Ex-stream Fun at 4 pm
This weeks activity features Lego mini-robotics lab. For ages 5-12.
Cost: Free
805 Comanche

Anita & W.T. Neyland Public Library X-STREAM Mini Movie Marathon at 4:30 pm
Bring the family and watch a movie with puppet characters. Ages 3-12.
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy.



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 12

Art Museum of South Texas Moms & Tots (and Sometimes Pops: Giraffes Can't Dance at 10:30 am
Join us as we read "Giraffes Can’t Dance" by Giles Andreae, illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees, and then head to the art studio to create our own version of Gerald the giraffe. Moms & Tots programs are for children ages 2-5 (preschool) accompanied by an adult helper. RSVPs and payment two business days in advance are required.
Cost: Members $5/ nonmembers $10. Register by calling 361-825-3504 or online. Parents are invited to bring a small snack for their child to enjoy during storytime.
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

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

Nueces County Library System Keach Family Library Lego Family Night from 6 to 7 pm 
Cost: Free (registration required)
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX

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