Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekday Picks May 1-4, 2017

Sunday, April 30, 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, May 1

Janet F. Harte Public Library Family Loom Knitting at 4:30 pm
Join us as we learn how to loom knit! Loom knit kits are available for check out. Bring your favorite yarn or use some of ours. Ages 8 and up
Cost: Free
2629 Waldron Rd.

Texas Roadhouse Superhero Kids Night from 5 - 8 pm
Superhero themed Kids Night. Comic Plus, a local comic shop, is donating some comics for us to give out, so you won't want to miss it!
Cost: Food purchase required
029 S. Padre Island Drive

Corpus Christi Hooks vs. Frisco RoughRiders 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, May 2

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
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

Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History Little Learners Hour - Bugs from 10 to 11 am
Buzz into the museum with your little one to learn all about insects! Discover bees, butterflies, and all kinds of bugs we find here in the Coastal Bend and participate in a lady bug release!
Cost: $5 for members, $10 for non-members. Pre-registration is preferred. Call 361-826-4667 to register
1900 N Chaparral St.

La Palmera Tide Turners Kids Club from 10 am to 12 pm
Dive in and join our FREE Tide Turners Kids Club designated for kids ages 5 and under! Join us for our monthly Tide Turners events held the first Tuesday of every month at the Undersea Children's Play Area located on the upper level. We'll have story time, arts and crafts and more!
Cost: Free
La Palmera
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

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.

Owen R. Hopkins Public Library S.T.E.A.M. at 7 pm
Hand on experiments and demonstrations.
Cost: Free

3202 McKinzie Rd.

Wednesday, May 3

La Retama Library Meet Princess Belle from Disney On Ice at 10:30 - 11:30 am
Visit with Belle and make a rose bookmark. Don't forget your camera to capture this moment!
805 Comanche St.

La Retama Central Library Wacky Wednesday Game Day at 4 pm
Join us for classic board games, Wii Play, and MineCraft. Family fun.
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.

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 and 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, May 4

Buc Days Carnival Opening Night from 5-10 pm
Cost: $1 gate, $1 rides
Park Avenue and Shoreline Dr.

Janet F. Harte Public Library Ozobot Lab at 4:15 pm
Learn robotics, coding, and have fun. Ages 10-21. Supplies limited.
Cost: Free
2629 Waldron Rd.

Nueces County Library System Keach Family Library Craft at 6 pm 
Cost: Free
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX

Nueces County Library System Keach Family Library Crafts Time from 6 -7 pm 
Cost: Free
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX

Disney On Ice Dream Big at 7:30 pm
Through enchanted pixie dust, Tinker Bell takes you on a journey of beloved Disney tales LIVE ON ICE. Make a splash with the fearless dreamer Ariel as she yearns to explore life above the waves. Watch Rapunzel, Cinderella and Belle as they learn about the power to make their own magic. Travel to the wintry world of Arendelle with sisters Anna and Elsa, and the hilarious Olaf from Disneys Frozen as they learn that true love is the greatest magic of all. Be there to discover a whole new world with the daring Jasmine, and join Snow White, Aurora and Tiana as they remind you to always be strong, kind and fearless. High flying jumps, daring acrobatics, breathtaking skating and lovable Disney friends make this an experience your family will never forget. Believing is just the beginning when Disney On Ice presents Dream Big skates into your hometown! No costumes for guests 14 & older.
Cost: Tickets start at $17 plus fees. Buy at box office or online.
American Bank Center
1901 N Shoreline Blvd.
Corpus Christi, Texas
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