Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekday Picks June 19-22, 2017

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Trying to keep kids entertained won't be hard this Summer, especially when there's so much to do around Corpus Christi! Here are this weeks picks but remember you can find some FREE ideas to keep your kids busy this Summer hereSummer reading program information, and Summer events guide. Make sure to follow the Facebook page because we are always posting.

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Monday, June 19

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi Camp Kids: The Pirates! Band of Misfits at 10:30 am
All summer long enjoy classic and family favorites for a low price. Catch a returning blockbuster, share a modern classic, or help fuel summer reading with a rollicking book adaptation from our handpicked selection of films for children ages 3 - 12.
Cost: $1, $3, or $5 — your choice! All proceeds benefit CASA of the Coastal Bend. Normal No Talking/ No Texting rules do apply to all Kids Camp screenings. Buy tickets online.
7601 S Staples St.


Michaels Stores Camp Creativity from 10 am to 12 pm
Kids 3 and up can participate a Summer crafting journey. This year they are using Disney Craft Kits. Parent or guardian must remain on premises.
Cost: $5 a session or $12 for 3 sessions (Register online or in store)
4717-E S Padre Island Dr.
361-851-9360

Janet Harte Library Rec Room at 1 pm
Rotating activities, rec room, Legos and movies.
Cost: Free
2629 Waldron Rd.

Bell Whittington Public Library Summer Afternoon Program at 3 pm
Join Mrs. Dorothy for brain building activities! Geared for kids in 1st through 6th grade.
Cost: Free
2400 Memorial Pkwy Portland, TX
361-777-0921


Anita & W.T. Neyland Public Library Construction Zone at 3 pm
Learn about S.T.R.E.A.M. by building crafts throughout the Summer.
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy

Dr. Clotilde P. Garcia Public Library Ruckus Room at 3 pm
Showing Beauty and the Beast.
Cost: Free
5930 Brockhampton

Owen R. Hopkins Public Library Make It Take It at 4 pm
Make a craft and take it home. This week we will be making Hand Fish.
Cost: Free
3202 McKinzie Rd.

Tuesday, June 20

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.

Bell Whittington Public Library Summer Kids Time at 10 am
Join Mrs. Dorothy for brain building activities! Geared for kids in kinder and younger.
Cost: Free
2400 Memorial Pkwy Portland, TX
361-777-0921

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi Camp Kids: The Pirates! Band of Misfits at 10:30 am
All summer long enjoy classic and family favorites for a low price. Catch a returning blockbuster, share a modern classic, or help fuel summer reading with a rollicking book adaptation from our handpicked selection of films for children ages 3 - 12.
Cost: $1, $3, or $5 — your choice! All proceeds benefit CASA of the Coastal Bend. Normal No Talking/ No Texting rules do apply to all Kids Camp screenings. Buy tickets online.
7601 S Staples St.


La Retama Central Library Crafty Creations from 11 am to 12 pm
Father's Day craft. Ages 2 and up.
Cost: Free La Retama Library
805 Comanche St.

Peter Piper Pizza Summer Kids Days Kids Art from 11 am to 1 pm
The program will include All-You-Can-Eat Buffet, a prize and a fun activity for each day. Don’t miss out on a “slice” of fun this summer!
Cost: $5.49 per child plus tax (drink sold separately) check with location for pricing

Saratoga location
6193 Saratoga Blvd.
361-993-9336

Crosstown location
4121 South Port Ave.
361-853-5353

Janet Harte Library Build a Better Brain at 2 pm
Rotating activities, escape room, story/craft time and science. Ages 6 and up.
Cost: Free
2629 Waldron Rd.
La Retama Central Library Loom Knitting Basics from 4 to 5:30 pm
Come learn to knit a hat, scarf, head band, flower, and more! Recommended for ages 8 and up. Supplies provided on a first come, first served basis.
Cost: Free
805 Comanche
361-826-7000

Early Scholars Academy Family Summer Camp from 6 to 7:30 pm
For families with children ages 4-12. Designed for maximum fun, this camp will encourage children and their parents to interact with one another and learn by playing. Using the various learning pods, families will be offered the following topics and activities.
Cost: $10 per person per one-day camp. Register ahead of time.
1356 FM 43 (adjacent to the London ISD school complex)
361-452-4600



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

Hurricane Alley Waterpark Dive In Movie at sunset
Cost: $12.99 plus tax after 5 pm
702 E Port Ave
361-883-9283

Wednesday, June 21

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi Camp Kids: The Pirates! Band of Misfits at 10:30 am
All summer long enjoy classic and family favorites for a low price. Catch a returning blockbuster, share a modern classic, or help fuel summer reading with a rollicking book adaptation from our handpicked selection of films for children ages 3 - 12.
Cost: $1, $3, or $5 — your choice! All proceeds benefit CASA of the Coastal Bend. Normal No Talking/ No Texting rules do apply to all Kids Camp screenings. Buy tickets online.
7601 S Staples St.

Michaels Stores Camp Creativity from 10 am to 12 pm
Kids 3 and up can participate a Summer crafting journey. This year they are using Disney Craft Kits. Parent or guardian must remain on premises.
Cost: $5 a session or $12 for 3 sessions (Register online or in store)
4717-E S Padre Island Dr.
361-851-9360

Hurricane Alley Waterpark Camp Hurricane Alley from 12 to 2 pm
Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History conducts educational programs.
Cost: $12.50 admission from 11 am to 6 pm
702 E Port Ave
361-883-9283


Corpus Christi Public Libraries Escape Room from 3 to 4 pm
Unlock clues to solve puzzles and escape the Escape Room!
Cost: Free
805 Comanche

Dr. Clotilde P. Garcia Public Library Build a Better Brain at 3 pm
Join us for science fun, a story or a craft (ages 6 to 9).
Cost: Free
5930 Brockhampton


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.

Sounds of Summer at La Palmera Mall at 6 pm 
Sounds of Summer Concert Series at the food court with Lyrical By nge.
Cost: Free
5488 S. Padre Island Drive

Thursday, June 22

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse at 9:30 am
Ten weeks of fun films for kids. This week it's Trolls.
Cost: $1 per person, per movie, at the theatre box office on day of movie or get a ten-week series punch card at the theatre box office for $5 while supplies last. Cinemark Dollar Cinema 5858 SPID (Sunrise Mall)
361-993-6964

Aransas Pass Aquatic Center World's Largest Swim Lesson at 10 am
An attempt at the Genius book of World Records for the largest swimming lesson in the world! Children and parents/guardians in the water all will be counted in the event!
Cost: Free
400 E Johnson Ave
Aransas Pass, Texas

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi Camp Kids: The Pirates! Band of Misfits at 10:30 am
All summer long enjoy classic and family favorites for a low price. Catch a returning blockbuster, share a modern classic, or help fuel summer reading with a rollicking book adaptation from our handpicked selection of films for children ages 3 - 12.
Cost: $1, $3, or $5 — your choice! All proceeds benefit CASA of the Coastal Bend. Normal No Talking/ No Texting rules do apply to all Kids Camp screenings. Buy tickets online.
7601 S Staples St.



Corpus Christi Public Libraries Lego Robotics at 2 pm
Build a Lego Robot and make it move! All ages welcome, but younger children will need some help.
Cost: Free
805 Comanche

Bell Whittington Public Library Teen Library Lounge at 2 pm
Join Mrs. Dorothy for brain building activities! Geared for kids in 7th and up.
Cost: Free
2400 Memorial Pkwy Portland, TX
361-777-0921


Anita & W.T. Neyland Public Library Lanky the Clown at 3 pm
Drop by for an afternoon of fun, tricks, and laughter with a tall and lanky clown.
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy

Bay Jammin Concert Series from 7:30 to 9:30 pm
A wonderful musical group each week for your entertainment. Live music in a variety of genre from rock, country, world beat, jazz, blues and more.
Cost: Free
Cole Park Amphitheater
1526 Ocean Dr.
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