Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekday Picks April 24-27, 2017

Sunday, April 23, 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, April 24


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

Texas State Aquarium Teen STEM Café from 6-7:30 pm
Explore the career journey of a marine mammal trainer and the special techniques used by our dolphin trainers.
Cost: Free
2710 N Shoreline Blvd.

Corpus Christi Hooks vs. Midland RockHounds at 7:05 pm
Gates open 6 pm. Nolan Ryan Beef One-Dollar Hot Dogs & Soda, sponsored by Mrs Baird’s. Faith & Family Night presented by TLC Complete Care; pregame concert by Padre Island Baptist Church at 6:05 in Kieschnick’s Korner..
Cost: Tickets start at $7. Buy tickets online or call 361-561-HOOK.
Whataburger Field
734 E Port Ave.

Tuesday, April 25

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.

Janet F. Harte Public Library Kids' After-school Movie at 4:15 pm
Come see a movie about Disney's newest heroine, Moana.
Cost: Free
2629 Waldron Rd.


Nueces County Public Libraries Dia De Los Ninos at 5:30 pm
Performances, book giveaways, and more!
Cost: Free
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, Texas

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.

Corpus Christi Hooks vs. Midland RockHounds at 7:05 pm
Gates open 6:05 pm. It’s Mike Shaw Automotive Family Night; 4 reserved-seat tickets, 4 hot dogs, and 4 sodas – an $80 value for $40. Check out the Hooks Facebook page for posts on Sunday evenings and Tuesday mornings. Follow to cchooks.com and print your voucher for presentation at the box office. Restrictions apply.
Cost: Tickets start at $7. Buy tickets online or call 361-561-HOOK.
Whataburger Field
734 E Port Ave.

Wednesday, April 26

Dr. Clotilde P. Garcia Public Library After School Movie at 4 pm
Come and join us after school for a viewing of "Zootopia" in the Meeting Room.
Cost: Free
5930 Brockhampton

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

Nueces County Public Libraries Dia De Los Ninos at 5 pm
Performances, book giveaways, and more!
Cost: Free
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, Texas

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.


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.

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


Corpus Christi Hooks vs. Midland RockHounds at 7:05 pm
Gates open 6:05 pm. Whataburger Family Day; buy a ticket at the box office and get your kid’s ticket free. Donate your gently-used clothing item to Goodwill near the main gates at the giant Whataburger fry box. In exchange, you’ll get a new Hooks t-shirt, ticket voucher and special Whataburger coupon offer! American Red Cross Awareness Night, presented by TPx Communications. Visit information tables on the ballpark concourse for information.
Cost: Tickets start at $7. Buy tickets online or call 361-561-HOOK.
Whataburger Field
734 E Port Ave.

Thursday, April 27


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

Nueces County Public Libraries Dia De Los Ninos at 5 pm
Performances, book giveaways, and more!
Cost: Free
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, Texas

Corpus Christi Hooks vs. Midland RockHounds at 7:05 pm
Gates open 6:05 pm. Thirsty Thursday (discounted soda and beer), from Stripes. After 8:30 am on the 27th, go to the Stripes Facebook Page at to learn the Stripes Thirsty Thursday Word of the Day. Later that day or night, repeat the word at the Whataburger Field box office and receive a free Hooks Thirsty Thursday reserved-seat or general admission ticket for each Thirsty Thursday ticket purchased. Bid on 2016 Hooks game-worn jerseys at the silent auction on our concourse.
Cost: Tickets start at $7. Buy tickets online or call 361-561-HOOK.
Whataburger Field
734 E Port Ave.
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