Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekday Picks March 27-30, 2017

Sunday, March 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, March 27

Janet F. Harte Public Library Kaboom at 4:30 pm
Join as we explore a fun science activity! Geared for elementary-age children.
Cost: Free
2629 Waldron Rd.

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. Harte Institute researchers will discuss what it takes to tag a shark and track it in the Gulf of Mexico.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, March 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 LaurenP@cctexas.com.
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
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.

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.



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 29

La Retama Central Library Wacky Wednesday Mini Legos Robotic Lab at 4 pm
For ages 8-12.
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.  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: 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 30


Island Farmers Market from 4 to 8 pm
Food trucks, treats, live music, and crafts
Cost: Free Admission
14030 Fortuna Bay Dr.

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