Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekday Picks July 31-August 3, 2017

Sunday, July 30, 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 at 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, July 31

Early Scholars Academy Summer Storytime Tropical Adventure at 9:30 am
Peel your children away from their technology devices to enjoy storytime at the ESA. Singing, activities and crafts inspired by weekly book themes is the order of the day. Show your child how much fun it is to listen to stories and make connections through exploring, play and a love of reading! Parents are required to attend this event with children.
Cost: $10. Register online.
ESA Tropics Room
1356 F.M. 43
Corpus Christi, TX

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi Camp Kids: Jumanji at 10:15 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.

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

Dr. Clotilde P. Garcia Public Library Ruckus Room at 3 pm
Junior Monopoly Tournament
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 building a dragon craft.
Cost: Free
3202 McKinzie Rd.


Harry Potter Night at the Library and Resource Center  at 4 pm
Those with base access can celebrate Harry Potter's Birthday with fun activities, trivia games and more. Cost: Free. Must have NAS CC access.
NAS CC - Building 1872
361-961-3574

Tuesday, August 1


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 Palmera Tide Turners Kids Club from 10 am - 12 pm 
This program is specifically designed for families with children ages 5 and under and takes place at the Undersea Children's Play Area located on the upper level.
Cost: Free
La Palmera Mall
5488 S Padre Island Dr.
Corpus Christi, Texas

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi Camp Kids: Jumanji at 10:15 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.

Peter Piper Pizza Summer Kids Days Let the Games Begin 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


State Representative Abel Herrero's 5th Annual School Supplies Giveaway from 4 to 7 pm
Supplies and backpacks. Immunization shots available at no expense to the parents. WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. CHILDREN MUST BE PRESENT. Please call 361-884-2277 for more information.
Cost: Free
Robstown High School Auditorium
609 TX HWY44
Robstown, TX

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


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: Ninja Turtles at sunset
Cost: $12.99 plus tax after 5 pm
702 E Port Ave
361-883-9283

Wednesday, August 2

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi Camp Kids: Jumanji at 10:15 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.

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

La Retama Central Library Escape the Room at 3 pm
Help the cat get his hat back. Kids solve easy puzzles to escape out of an imaginary room at the library.
Cost: Free
805 Comanche
361-826-7000

Owen R. Hopkins Public Library Try It Think It Do It at 4 pm
We will be learning about physics by making a marble run.
Cost: Free
3202 McKinzie Rd.

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.

Thursday, August 3

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse at 9:30 am
Ten weeks of fun films for kids. This week it's hotel The Angry Birds Movie.
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

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi Camp Kids: Jumanji at 10:15 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.

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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