Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekday Picks February 27-March 2, 2017

Sunday, February 26, 2017

The fun doesn't stop just because the weekend is over. 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, February 27

Texas State Aquarium Teen STEM Café from 6-7:30 pm
Teen STEM Cafes are FREE programs open to all teens ages 14-18. They are a great opportunity to connect with local teens while learning about exciting STEM topics. This month’s guest is Dr. Jeffrey Turner from Texas A&M Corpus Christi, and he will present on flesh-eating bacteria. Light snacks will be provided. Cost: Free. For questions, call 361-881-1319. No registration required.
Texas State Aquarium Family Learning Center
2710 N Shoreline Blvd.

Tuesday, February 28

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.

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

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

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

Wednesday, March 1

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.

Whataburger Boots and Badges Event from 5 to 7 pm
Join us in celebration of those who protect and serve us in our own neighborhood. Come out and meet your local first responders of the Corpus Christi Fire Department and the Corpus Christi Polic Department during our family friendly event. Kids 12 and under get a free kids meal! Cost: Free for kids 1521 Airline Rd.

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, Craft or Parachute Fun at 6 pm
Stop by and enjoy fun family night activities such as engaging games with our large parachute or an entertaining story & 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, March 2

Texas State Aquarium Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Event from 2 - 2:30 pm
During our first annual Read Across America event, guests will enjoy a reading of “Miles and Miles of Reptiles” on the big screen and then visit with a variety of these scaly creatures.
Cost: Free with paid admission and no reservations are required.
Texas State Aquarium Main Lobby
2710 N Shoreline Blvd.

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

Island Spring ART & Farmers Market from 4 to 8 pm
Food trucks, treats, live music, and crafts
Cost: Free Admission
14030 Fortuna Bay Dr.
Janet F. Harte Public Library Ozobot Lab at 4:15 pm
Learn robotics, coding, and have fun. Supplies limited. Ages 10-21.
Cost: Free
2629 Waldron Rd.

37th Annual Fulton Oysterfest from 5 to 11 pm
A salute to the tasty bi-valve found in our local waters. Oysterfest features carnival rides, games, food, an oyster eating contest, live music, unique vendor booths and most of all - FUN! Fireworks at 8:30 pm.
Cost: Admission $2
Fulton Festival Grounds
Fulton Beach Park, N Casterline Dr
Fulton, TX

Barnes & Noble Dr. Seuss's Birthday Celebration from 6:30 to 8 pm
In celebration of the beloved author's birthday, join us as we read from some recently released and classic favorite Seuss books. There will be games and activities featuring Dr. Seuss's March Battle of the Books. You won't want to miss this Seusstastic event!
Cost: Free
Barnes & Noble
5129 Blanche D Moore Dr.
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