Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekday Picks March 20-23, 2017

Sunday, March 19, 2017
What a bummer! Spring Break is over but the fun is not. 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 20

Ben F. McDonald Public Library Lego Robotics: Goal Kicker at 4:15 pm
Designed for 3rd-6th grades. Younger kids will need adult assistance.
Cost: Free
4044 Greenwood Dr.

Nueces County Library System Keach Family Library Little Bits from 6 to 7 pm 
Ages 13 and up. Registration required.
Cost: Free
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX

Tuesday, March 21

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.


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.

Sesame Street Live at 7 pm
When the new music teacher’s instruments go missing, Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird, and more come to the rescue and discover instruments they never knew existed. Children learn that everyone can make and enjoy beautiful music together!
Cost:  Tickets start at $12 plus fees. You can buy them online or at the box office!
American Bank Center Selena Auditorium
1901 N Shoreline Blvd.

Wednesday, March 22

Sesame Street Live at 10:30 am and 7 pm
When the new music teacher’s instruments go missing, Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird, and more come to the rescue and discover instruments they never knew existed. Children learn that everyone can make and enjoy beautiful music together!
Cost:  Tickets start at $12 plus fees. You can buy them online or at the box office!
American Bank Center Selena Auditorium
1901 N Shoreline Blvd.

La Retama Central Library Wacky Wednesday - Movie and a Snack at 4 pm
Join us for a movie and snack. Family fun.
Cost: Free
805 Comanche

Corpus Christi Downtown Farmers' Market Happy 5th Birthday Farmers Market! from 5 to 8 pm
Come celebrate the CC Downtown Farmers' Market. There will be $5 Veggie Vouchers for the first 100 children, ages 3-12, birthday cake, a mobile petting zoo, flash mob/interactive street dance, face painting, goodie bags for the kiddos, food truck, live music and Corpus Christi Street Dance and more. The $5 veggie voucher will be handed out at 5:30 to the first 100 children between the age of 3 and 12. Kids can use these vouchers to purchase fresh vegetables from vendors from 5:30 to 8pm on March 22nd only. Vouchers expire at the end of the night.
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.

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.

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.

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 23

Art Museum of South Texas Moms and Tots (and Sometimes Pops!): Monsters Don't Eat Broccoli from 10 - 11:30 am
After reading "Monsters Don't Eat Broccoli" by Barbara Jean Hicks, illustrated by Sue Hendra, we'll create colorful puppet monsters who eat all kinds of things!
Cost: Members: $5 / non-members: $10. Register online or call 361-825-3504.
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 North Oso Pkwy.

Nueces County Library System Keach Family Library Ozobot from 6 to 7 pm 
Learn to code, play, and create. Ages 5 and up. Registration Required.
Cost: Free
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX
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