Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekday Picks March 6-9, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017
Why wait for the weekend for quality time with the kids? Do something fun 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, March 6

Tuesday, March 7

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.

Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program - Nueces Delta Preserve Nature Story Time from 9 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
Nueces Delta Preserve
3410 Highway 77
Odem, Texas

Early Scholars Academy Early Explorers at 9 am
Are you looking for an exciting and educational place for you and your child to visit? The Early Scholars Academy is offering experiences for younger learners. Come sing, dance, read and play as your child learns about animals, their amazing bodies, the ocean, space and so much more. Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity! Parents are required to attend this event with children.
Cost: $10 per child. Preregister online.
1356 F.M. 43 (next to London ISD)

Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History Little Learners Hour – Music from 10 to 11 am
Do, Re, Mi, Fa, Sol, La, Ti, Do! Music is part of our everyday lives. Join us with your little one to learn how music is made and craft your own musical instrument. Ages 0 – 5
Cost: $5 for members, $10 for non-members. Pre-registration is preferred. Call 361-826-4667 to register
1900 N Chaparral St.
Easter Bunny at La Palmera Tide Turners Kids Club from 10 am to 12 pm
Enjoy all the activities including a petting zoo, arts and crafts, games, face painting and more. The first 100 children will receive a special goodie bag! Tide Turners is geared towards kids 5 and under. Monthly Tide Turners events held the first Tuesday of every month at the Undersea Children's Play Area located on the upper level. Story time, arts and crafts and more!
Cost: Free
5488 S Padre Island 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

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.
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, March 8

La Retama Central Library Wacky Wednesday - Science Fun at 4 pm
Join us for a fun activity for children ages 5 - 12. All materials provided.
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.

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 9

Art Museum of South Texas Planting a Rainbow Moms & Tots (and sometimes Pops)! from 10 to 11:30 am
We’re celebrating rainbows this month as we read Lois Ehlert’s Planting a Rainbow and then create our own colorful garden with watercolors. Parents are invited to bring a small snack for their child to enjoy during storytime. Moms and 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 / non-members: $10. Register online or call 361-825-3504.
1902 N Shoreline Blvd.


Nueces County Library System Keach Family Library WeDo 2.0 LEGO Education from 6 to 7 pm 
Come play with Legos 2.0 and learn robotics and coding! Cost: Free
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX
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