Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekend Recap July 14-16, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Summer fun continues with activities this weekend! 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

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, July 14

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi PBS Kids: Back in Creature Time at 10:45 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.
Corpus Christi, TX


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

Bell/Whittington Public Library Family Movie Friday: Rock Dog from 2 to 4 pm
Grab your juicebox and join us for Family Movie Fridays! The movie for the week of July 14th will be Rock Dog. Free popcorn will be provided (while supplies last) and you are welcome to bring your own candy, juicebox and blanket to sit on!
Cost: Free. 
2400 Memorial Pkwy.
Portland, Texas



Art Museum of South Texas Dollar After Dark from 5:30 to 9 pm
Come for the art; stay for the movie! AMST will be open late (5:30-9 pm) with a reduced admission of $1 per person. The Corpus Christi Ride-In Theater Free Film starts at 9 pm in the Water Gardens.
Cost: $1
1902 N Shoreline Blvd.

Hurricane Alley Waterpark Friday Night Flicks at sundown
Movie is Finding Dory.
Cost: $14.99 admission after 5 pm
702 E Port Ave
361-883-9283

Sunset Sounds in Port Aransas from 7 to 9 pm
Watch the sun set over the Corpus Christi Ship Channel as music fills the air at the Bring a chair or blanket and any refreshments you want. The Hot Dog Lady will sell at the park for those not bringing food to eat.
Cost: Free
Patsy Jones Amphitheater in Roberts Point Park
301 J.C. Barr Blvd.
Port Aransas, TX

Corpus Christi Ride-In Theater​ Presents Teen Witch at 8 pm
Bring a lawn chair or a blanket to enjoy a movie on the lawn in the Corpus Christi Watergardens. Movie starts at 9 pm This movie is rated PG-13.
Cost: Free
Watergardens
1900 N. Chaparral

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

Saturday, July 15


"Get Your Play On" Festival at Heritage Park 9 am - 12 pm
Games, prizes, moon jumps, music and entertainment, including a special appearance by the Corpus Christi Joker. Snow cones and popcorn refreshments will be available while supplies last.
Cost: Free
Heritage Park
1581 N. Chaparral


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

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
Michaels Kids Club Mermaids and Unicorns 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.

University of Texas Marine Science Institute Coral Reef Program from 10 to 11 am
Did you know that coral is an animal and that there is a coral reef in the Gulf of Mexico? Learn about the amazing habitat formed by these peculiar creatures and the current dangers corals face. This program is geared for children ages 6 and older. Parents must accompany children and participation is limited to the first 24 visitors.
Cost: $5 per child. Register online.
University of Texas Marine Science Institute
750 Channel View Dr.
Port Aransas, Texas

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi PBS Kids: Back in Creature Time at 9:15 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.
Corpus Christi, TX


Barnes and Noble Pig the Pug Storytime at 11 am
Join Pig the Pug as he learns lessons the hard way with his footlong playmate Trevor by his side. Young readers will love the irresistibly quirky and funny illustrations that are paired with a relatable lesson of learning to share with others. Activities to follow.
Cost: Free
5129 Blanche D Moore Drive

Toys''R''Us Geoffrey's Day of Play at 1 pm
Passport Activity and Photo Op with Geoffrey, Try out new toys & games such as Pie Face Sky High, Rock ‘Em Sock ’Em Robots, NERF and more, Arts and crafts fun: Get free coloring sheets of Barbie, Thomas the Train and Hot Wheels. Event intended for children. Parental supervision required at all times. All giveaways and event materials available while supplies last. Limit one per child. Quantities limited.
Cost: Free. Register online.
1220 Airline Road
Corpus Christi, TX


Corpus Christi Comic Con Kickoff Party at 1 pm
There will be a costume contest, games, prizes, face painting and we'll be watching Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: Secret of the Ooze starring Kevin Nash as Super Shredder! Movie starts at 4 pm.
Cost: $5. Buy your voucher online.
Alamo Drafthouse
7601 S Staples St.

City of Ingleside Parks and Recreation Movie in the Park: The Secret Life of Pets from 8:30 to 11 pm
Watch a family friendly movie in the park! Don't forget your blankets and bug spray
Cost: Free
N.O. Simmons Park Ingleside Skate Park
2867 Avenue J
Ingleside, Texas

Sunday, July 16

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi Camp Kids: The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie 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 Hooks vs Frisco Rough Riders at 6:05 pm
Gates open 4:35 pm. Armed Forces Night. H-E-B Kids' Day; children run the bases postgame. Post game fireworks.
Cost: Tickets start at $7. Military members receive a $5 discount off each ticket by purchasing online, over the phone, or at the box office. Buy tickets online or call 361-561-HOOK.
Whataburger Field
734 E Port Ave

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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