Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Spring Break Weekday Picks March 13-17, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017
Spring Break finally! As excited as we are to have some time off with the kids, sometimes it can be stressful entertaining them. We've got this week's picks and there's a lot to do. Hopefully you've got a few days off to enjoy with your kids kids but if not, there are some evening events in there too. You can also check out our 2017 Spring Break activities and camps guide with ideas for places and things to do.

Compiling information is hard work, please link back to this site if using this information on your events calendar. Make sure to follow the Facebook page because we are always posting events as they come up. Some events require registration and always check with the check with the business or organization for the most accurate information. Did we forget something? Let us know!

Monday, March 13

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi Kids Camp: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone at 11 am
Watch the movie that started it all.
Cost: Tickets start at $1. Buy online.
7601 S Staples St.
Corpus Christi, TX

Ben F. McDonald Public Library St. Patrick's Day Celebration at 4:15 pm
Story, craft and activities.
Cost: Free
4044 Greenwood Dr.

Nueces County Library System Keach Family Library Littlebits from 2:30 to 3:30 pm 
Ages 13 and up
Cost: Free (registration required)
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX

Tuesday, March 14

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.

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi Kids Camp: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone at 11 am
Watch the movie that started it all.
Cost: Tickets start at $1. Buy online.
7601 S Staples St.
Corpus Christi, TX

Photo Via LCCSP Facebook Page
Lake Corpus Christi State Park Paddle with the Rangers! from 1 to 3 pm
Meet near the new fishing pier for an introduction to kayaking program. Kayaks and lifejackets are provided and are perfect for beginners! Children under 13 should be accompanied by an adult.
Cost: Entrance Fees Adult $5 Daily, Child 12 Years and Under Free
Lake Corpus Christi State Park
23194 Park Road 25
Mathis, Texas
361-547-2635

Janet F. Harte Public Library Kids' Spring Break Matinee at 2 pm
Catch the original animated movie before you see the live-action version!
Cost: Free
2629 Waldron Rd.

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 Spring Break Luau at 4:30 pm
Your kids will play games and create a craft. Fun for the entire family.
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


La Palmera Pet Nights with the Easter Bunny from 5 to 8 pm
Bring your pet for a pic with the Easter Bunny! Pet Nights benefit deserving pet charities in the Coastal Bend, including: Gulf Coast Humane Society, The Cattery Cat Shelter, Mission Pawsible Animal Assistance, For The Love Of Strays, and Kanines & Kitties Corpus Christi. Hope to see you all there with your furry loved ones!
Cost: Different package prices
5488 S Padre Island Dr.

Wednesday, March 15

Photo via LCCSP Facebook Page
Lake Corpus Christi State Park Kid's Bird Feeder Decorating! from 9 am to 12 pm
Take a stroll out to the birding area and join our Park Rangers for a chance to decorate your very own bird feeder! Bring your binoculars and enjoy some birding along the way or on the nearby Longhorn Trail. Feeders available while supplies last.
Cost: Entrance Fees Adult $5 Daily, Child 12 Years and Under Free
Lake Corpus Christi State Park
23194 Park Road 25
Mathis, Texas
361-547-2635

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi Kids Camp: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone at 11 am
Watch the movie that started it all.
Cost: Tickets start at $1. Buy online.
7601 S Staples St.
Corpus Christi, TX

La Retama Central Library Wacky Wednesday at 4 pm
Joins us game day fun.
Cost: Free
805 Comanche


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.

La Palmera Pet Nights with the Easter Bunny from 5 to 8 pm
Bring your pet for a pic with the Easter Bunny! Pet Nights benefit deserving pet charities in the Coastal Bend, including: Gulf Coast Humane Society, The Cattery Cat Shelter, Mission Pawsible Animal Assistance, For The Love Of Strays, and Kanines & Kitties Corpus Christi. Hope to see you all there with your furry loved ones!
Cost: Different package prices
5488 S Padre Island Dr.

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, March 16

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi Kids Camp: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone at 11 am
Watch the movie that started it all.
Cost: Tickets start at $1. Buy online.
7601 S Staples St.
Corpus Christi, TX

Texas Sea Life at Schlitterbahn from 1 to 3 pm (open from 10 am to 5 pm)
Texas Sea Life Center will host a meet & greet with a Diamondback Terrapin, Peregrine Falcon, Red-tailed Boa, African Side-necked Turtle and a Black Throat Monitor!
Cost: All-Day General Admission - $26.99, All-Day Child/Senior Admission- $19.99.
14353 Commodores Dr.
Corpus Christi, Texas
361-589-4200

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

Friday, March 17

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi Kids Camp: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone at 11 am
Watch the movie that started it all.
Cost: Tickets start at $1. Buy online.
7601 S Staples St.
Corpus Christi, TX

Food Bank of Corpus Christi FREE Little Chef's Cooking Class from 11 am to 12 pm and 1 to 2 pm
FBCC Nutritionist will be hosting a for kids ages 8 - 11 yrs old.
Cost: Free (advance registration required. Call Elizabeth Valadez at 361-887-6291 x 101 or email or email Renata Rivas).
826 Krill St.

Lake Corpus Christi State Park Geocaching 101 at 12 pm
Join us for a “Hi Tech” Scavenger Hunt for all ages and learn how you can geocache anywhere! Meet at the Old HQ Pavilion “Castle”.
Cost: Entrance Fees Adult $5 Daily, Child 12 Years and Under Free
Lake Corpus Christi State Park
23194 Park Road 25
Mathis, Texas
361-547-2635

Al Amin Shrine Circus Performers at Schlitterbahn from 12 to 12:30 pm (open from 10 am to 5 pm)
The Al Amin Shrine Circus is offering showcase performance for Schlitterbahn Riverpark Corpus Christi guests! Also, each guest will be provided with a 50% off coupon for admission into the Al Amin Shrine Circus.
Cost: All-Day General Admission - $26.99, All-Day Child/Senior Admission- $19.99.
14353 Commodores Dr.
Corpus Christi, Texas
361-589-4200

GoGames360 at 4 pm
There will be 3 realms of gaming: Physical/ Tactile/ Video Games! Come play laser tag, archery tag, bubble soccer, field sports, run an obstacle course and more in the physical arena! Next jump into the board gaming arena for tournaments, Pokemon video/ TCG, Catan, Magic the Gathering, and more! Get crazy in the video game arena with all you favorite consoles Xbox, Playstation, and WiiU! Win prizes and cash in the tournament arena. Visit website for full schedule.
Cost: Friday admission is $10 for 8 and up, 7 and younger free, multi-day passes available. Buy online.
1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd
Robstown, TX

6th Annual St. Paddy's Festival at Cassidy's Irish Pub from 5 pm to midnight
Over 20 bands and Celtic dance groups and 40+ food trucks and vendors spread out over the four blocks.
Cost: Free admission
Peoples & Water St.

Al Amin Shrine Circus at 7:30 pm
Enchanting elephants, tantalizing tigers, and amazing acrobats prepare to dazzle and astound.
Cost: Admission $20 for adults, $14 kids 2-12 (plus fees). Buy at box office or online.
American Bank Center
1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.
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