Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekend Recap March 24-26, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Winter is officially over (not that we had much of one) but now we can expect many outdoor activities to start making their way back. We're also starting to see some Easter activities and our favorite festivals are back this weekend. Remember, some of these activities may require registration. Always check with the organizations for the most updated information or if you have any questions. We appreciate the shares and likes. If we're missing something, let us know! Compiling this information takes work, please credit or link back to Corpus Christi Fun for Kids when sharing.

Friday, March 24


Janet F. Harte Public Library After School WiiU at 4 to 5:30 pm
Join us for an after school game session with the WiiU. (For pre-teens and teens)
Cost: Free
2629 Waldron Rd.

Fiesta de la Flor at 5:30 pm
Celebrate the life and legacy of Selena Quintanilla Perez. Live music, vendors, food trucks, kids zone and much more!
Cost: General Admission tickets $10.00 or $15.00 for a two-day pass per festival-goer. Children 7 and under free. Buy tickets online.
North Bayfront Park
1590 N. Shoreline Blvd


43rd Ingleside Round Up Days at 5 pm
Come enjoy with the whole family, with carnival rides, games, food and great entertainment. NavyArmy Federal Credit Union Children's Tent with face painting, kids games and more.
Cost: Admission $5.00. Kids 6 and under free
N. O. Simmons Park
Hwy 361
Ingleside, TX.

Garcia Arts & Education Center Family Night Out from 6 to 8 pm
Family Night Out includes a variety of educational groups as well as entertaining and therapeutic activities. Groups and activities include: art, games and action exercises, stress management, psycho-education, and community education. The groups and activities focus on decreasing family conflict, increasing family cohesion, and promoting healthy family management. Emphasis is placed on healthy beliefs, family bonding, emotional awareness and expression, and communication skill building.
Cost: Free
2021 Agnes St.
361-825-3600


Corpus Christi Ride-In Theater Presents Selena Movie at 7:30 pm
There will be a live Q&A with Jackie Guerra AKA Suzette PLUS a "washing machine" dance contest at 7:30 pm. Showtime is at 8 pm. A cash bar will be available and Mr.Gs BBQ will be on site sellling delicious food. Bring a chair or blanket, and your prettiest singing voice to enjoy Selenas! Leashed dogs are welcome as long as you pick up after them.
Cost: Free
Watergardens

Harbor Playhouse Presents Madagascar - A Musical Adventure at 7:30 pm
Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto the stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – A Musical Adventure follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.
Cost: Ticket prices Adult $18 Students, Seniors, and Military with valid ID $15 Kids (13 and Under) $10 Buy online or call  361-888-SHOW.
Harbor Playhouse
1802 North Chaparral

Saturday, March 25

Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve and Learning Center Guided Nature Walks! from 9 to 10 am
Meet on the Learning Center porch. Please bring good walking shoes, plenty of water, and dress for the weather. This program is FREE of charge and open to individuals and families. 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. For more information contact 361-826-PLAY (7529)
Cost: Free
2446 N. Oso Parkway

Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK) at UT Marine Science Institute Sea Turtle Release at 10 am
Turtle release of a Kemp's Ridley and Green Sea Turtles!
Cost: Free
Mustang Island State Park Mile Marker 35
Port Aransas, TX

Art Center of Corpus Christi Family Art Time from 10 am to 2 pm
Free fun art time for families every Saturday! Families of all ages are welcome. CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT, drop-in art activity, no registration. While supplies last.
Cost: Free
100 North Shoreline

Michaels Stores Kids Club Sprout Easter Canvas from 10 am to 12 pm
They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.
Cost: $2 per project, supplies included.
4717 -E S Padre Island Dr.
361-851-9360

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi Beauty and the Beast Movie Birthday Bash at 10:30 am
We will celebrate by having a game and singing Happy Birthday prior to the film with your awesome Alamo Drafthouse party host.
Cost: Cost per ticket $20 plus tax. Admission includes Popcorn, Cheese Pizza, Drink, Cupcake, Goodie Bag! Buy tickets online.
7601 S Staples St.
Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi PBS KIDS Alamo: Odd Squad at 10:45 am
This is an all-ages show with Alamo for All rules - noisy young fans won't be asked to leave the theater but we do ask that cellphones and other devices stay dark. Some very odd things are happening at the Alamo Drafthouse in March, and only the ODD SQUAD can figure it out! Join PBS KIDS favorite Mrs. O and the other Odd Squad Agents as they use math and reasoning skills to get to the bottom of some very strange cases. This show will feature several episodes from the series.
Cost: Reserve your seat with a donation of $1-3, with all ticket sales benefitting education programs at your local PBS station. Buy tickets online.
7601 S Staples St.

43rd Ingleside Round Up Days at 11 am
Come enjoy with the whole family, with carnival rides, games, food and great entertainment. NavyArmy Federal Credit Union Children's Tent with face painting, kids games and more.
Cost: Admission $5.00. Kids 6 and under free
N. O. Simmons Park
Hwy 361
Ingleside, TX.

Barnes and Noble Create Your Own Little Golden Book Storytime at 11 am
They will host a special Storytime featuring coloring, activities and more in celebration of the beloved author's birthday on March 2nd.
Cost: Free
5129 Blanche D Moore Drive


Arlington Heights High School Spring Fling from 12 to 5 pm
Come enjoy a great day of family fun while supporting the AHCS athletic department. All proceeds go towards the upcoming years athletic programs. Food, fun and family; you don't want to miss it!
Cost: Free admission. Tickets are $1 or wristbands are $25
Arlington Heights Christian School
9550 Leopard St.

Fiesta de la Flor at 5:30 pm
Celebrate the life and legacy of Selena Quintanilla Perez. Live music, vendors, food trucks, kids zone and much more!
Cost: General Admission tickets $10.00 or $15.00 for a two-day pass per festival-goer. Children 7 and under free. Buy tickets online.
North Bayfront Park
1590 N. Shoreline Blvd

Michaels Easter Egg MAKE Break from 1 - 3 pm
Decorate an Easter egg any way you please!
Cost: Buy any egg in the store, and the rest of your supplies are free.
4717 -E S Padre Island Dr.
361-851-9360

Toys''R''Us Beauty and the Beast Movie Launch Party from 1-3 pm
Enjoy a free LEGO Build and Take Lumiere character, coloring activities and more! This event is intended for children ages 6 and up.
Cost: Free. Limit one per child.
1220 Airline Rd.

Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve and Learning Center Terrarium in a Bottle Nature and Crafts Program from 3 to 4 pm
Come join us in making a nature-oriented craft that allows children to explore their creative side! Along with the craft, an exciting science lesson addressing topics such as wildlife, habitat, conservation and more will be discussed. This program is a great opportunity for children to help develop their observation, decision making and motor skills.
Cost: $5 per child. Register online.
2446 North Oso Pkwy

Harbor Playhouse Presents Madagascar - A Musical Adventure at 7:30 pm
Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto the stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – A Musical Adventure follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.
Cost: Ticket prices Adult $18 Students, Seniors, and Military with valid ID $15 Kids (13 and Under) $10 Buy online or call  361-888-SHOW.
Harbor Playhouse
1802 North Chaparral

Sunday, March 26

Harbor Playhouse Presents Madagascar - A Musical Adventure at 2:30 pm
Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto the stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – A Musical Adventure follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.
Cost: Ticket prices Adult $18 Students, Seniors, and Military with valid ID $15 Kids (13 and Under) $10 Buy online or call  361-888-SHOW.
Harbor Playhouse
1802 North Chaparral
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