Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekend Recap June 9-11, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Another fun weekend on the horizon! You can find fun for the whole family and many activities are FREE!  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.

All Weekend

69th Aransas Pass Shrimporee
Friday from 6 pm - Midnight
Saturday from 11 am - Midnight
Sunday from 12 - 6 pm
Live entertainment and dancing, arts and crafts, culinary events, carnival, contests and more. Kidz Korner with lots of activities for the kids and a Zoomagination Exhibit. Plus much more!
Cost: 3 day admission is $12, daily admission is adults $7, seniors/military/children 7-12 $4 and children 6 and under free. Buy tickets in advance online.
Aransas Pass Community Park
200 E. Johnson Ave.
Shuttle pickup locations: Aransas Pass Chamber of Commerce - 130 W. Goodnight Ave, Compton Hall – 704 W. Yoakum at Harrison Aransas Pass Civic Center - 700 W. Wheeler (side parking lot), Palm Plaza 1901 Wheeler (Bealls Parking Lot)


Harbor Playhouse Presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast 
Friday at 7:30 pm
Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sunday at 2:30 pm
Step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, the stage version includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice. The original Broadway production ran for over thirteen years and was nominated for nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
Cost: Adult tickets are $18, children $10 and seniors/military/students are $15. Purchase online or at box office.

Friday, June 9

Musical Zoologist Lucas Miller at Bell/Whittington Public Library from 10 to 11 am
Music and fun.
Cost: Free
2400 Memorial Pkwy.
Portland, Texas

Storytime at the Outlets of Corpus Christi from 10:30 - 11:30 am
Bring your camera to take a picture of Splat!
Cost: Free. RSVP at 361-387-3431
500 North 69 Highway 77
Robstown, TX

Anita & W.T. Neyland Public Library Wild Things Zoofari Summer Reading Kickoff at 10:30 am
Amazing exotic animal show.
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy.

La Retama Central Library Wild Things Zoofari Summer Reading Kickoff at 2 pm
Amazing exotic animal show.
Cost: Free
805 Comanche
361-826-7000

Owen R. Hopkins Library Wild Things Zoofari Summer Reading Kickoff at 4 pm
Amazing exotic animal show.
Cost: Free
3202 McKinzie Rd.


Aquarium at Rockport Harbor Movie and Popcorn Nights at 7 pm
Family friendly movie and popcorn.
Cost: Free. Bring your own drinks.
706 Navigation Circle
Rockport, Texas

Corpus Christi Hooks vs Frisco RoughRiders at 7:05 pm
Gates open 5:35 pm. '60s Night. Giveaway: a '60s-themed Hooks poster featuring Hooks catcher Garrett Stubbs. Friday Fireworks postgame, presented by Bud Light. Sign up at Guest Services to compete in the Texas Lottery Lucky Scratch Ticket Dance-Off. National Anthem by Emma Ehle.
Cost: Tickets start at $7. Buy tickets online or call 361-561-HOOK.
Whataburger Field
734 E Port Ave

Hurricane Alley Waterpark Friday Night Flicks Star Wars Rogue One at sundown
Cost: $14.99 admission after 5 pm
702 E Port Ave
361-883-9283

Bay Jammin Cinema Series Presents The Jungle Book from 8:20 to 10 pm
Cost: Free
Cole Park Amphitheater
1526 Ocean Dr.

Saturday, June 10

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


Texas State Aquarium Annual World Oceans Day from 10 am to 3 pm
Discover how they are working to protect our oceans, meet local conservationists, and participate in fun games and activities to learn what you can do to help our seas. Free storytime with animal interaction, learning stations, animal detangling activity, science artwork display, t-shirt bag making, Tic-Tac-Tocean and more.
Cost: Admission - Adult $34.95, Child (3 - 12) $24.95, Child 2 and under, Military, Senior and Student $32.95. Buy admission in person or online.



Success by 6 Second Annual Celebrating Dads from 10 am – 2 pm
Celebrate fathers and father figures as everyday heroes who make a big impact on the lives of children. It’s something fun and free for the whole family! FREE carnival games, activities, inflatable obstacle courses, a scavenger hunt, a construction activity, sack races, resources, materials, free books, give-aways and more. A light snack and water will be provided. Prepare to picnic in the park or purchase from a food truck. to do with games, snacks, activities, and family photo opportunities.
South Bluff Park
500 S. Tancahua 

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 N. Shoreline


Muddy Buddies Clay Workshop from 10 am to 12 pm
Kids will learn the art of playing with clay! They will create a pinch pot and make forms from slabbed clay. They will paint the piece.
Cost: Member $25.00, Non-Member $30.00
Art Center of Corpus Christi Barry Brown Clay Studio
100 N. Shoreline


Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History Family Fun Day: Fun with Flags from 10 am – 5 pm
Explore the history of the American Flag and how it changed over time. Learn about the flags around the world, and if you dare, dive into the depths of maritime flags.
Cost: Adult $10.95, Child $8.95, free for members.

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi PBS Kids: Nature Cat Ocean Commotion at 10:30 am
Reserve your seat with a donation with all ticket sales benefiting education programs at your local PBS station. 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.
Cost: Reserve your seat with a donation of $1-3, with all ticket sales benefiting education programs at your local PBS station. Buy tickets online.
7601 S Staples St.

Michaels Kids Club Kids Club Play Doh Ice Cream Cone from 10 am to 12 pm
They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick 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 child, supplies included
4717-E S Padre Island Dr.


Barnes and Noble Oh, the Places You'll Go! Storytime at 11 am
With his trademark use of humorous verse and illustrations, Dr. Seuss's wonderfully wise graduation speech will truly inspire anyone starting out in the world! Join us at this special Storytime, with activities to follow.
Cost: Free
5129 Blanche D Moore Drive


Toys''R''Us Ultimate Shopkins Swap-Kins Party from 2 to 4 pm
Swap with fellow friends, FREE Happy Places S2 Delivery Pack and Trading Tray, -FREE double-sided Shopkins Activity Sheet.
Cost: Free. Quantities are limited, while supplies last.
1220 Airline Rd.

Sunday, June 11

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi Camp Kids: Zathura 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 Municipal Band Concert at 8:30 pm
The Corpus Christi Municipal Band delights audiences with a variety of tunes– ranging from marches and pops to light classical music and show melodies.
Cost: Free
Retama Room (2nd floor of Harvin Center)
101 Baldwin Blvd.

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