Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekday Picks August 14-17, 2017

Sunday, August 13, 2017
Summer is winding down but there is still fun to be found. Here are this week's picks but remember you can find some FREE ideas at to keep your kids busy this Summer here. Make sure to follow the Facebook page because we are always posting. The organizations always have the most accurate information, so make sure to check before you go!

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Monday, August 14

Early Scholars Academy Summer Storytime Penguins Gone Wild 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 Polar Room
1356 F.M. 43
Corpus Christi, TX

Nueces County Library System Keach Family Library Family Storytime from 10:15 to 10:45 am 
Cost: Free
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi Camp Kids: Speed Racer 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, TX

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 Northern Lights.
Cost: Free
3202 McKinzie Rd.

Tuesday, August 15



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.

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi Camp Kids: Speed Racer 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, TX

Peter Piper Pizza Summer Kids Days Peter Piper "End of Summer Party" 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


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

Wednesday, August 16

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi Camp Kids: Speed Racer 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, TX

Anita and W.T. Neyland Public Library Summer Reading Closing Program: John O'Bryant Magician at 11 am
Bring the kids down and be amazed at the magical skills of John O'Bryant.
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy Dr.

Clotilde P. Garcia Public Library Summer Reading Closing Program: John O'Bryant Magician at 3 pm 
Bring the kids down and be amazed at the magical skills of John O'Bryant.
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.

Thursday, August 17

Natural Grocers 62nd Anniversary from 8 am - 9 pm
Celebrate Natural Grocers birthday with giveaways, 50% off select items, great prizes, including a grand prize Alaskan cruise for two, and a chance to sample our Chocolate Powerhouse Pudding from noon to 2 pm. Don't miss the Ice Cream Social from 4 to 6 pm.
Cost: Free
3750 S. Staples St.

Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program Nueces Delta Preserve Nature Story Time from 9 to 10:30 am
Nature story time for families and children 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
3410 Highway 77
Odem, Texas

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi Camp Kids: Speed Racer 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, TX

Nueces County Library System Keach Family Library Art Craft from 6 to 7 pm 
Cost: Free
1000 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX

Bay Jammin Concert Series Hilda Lamas Band + Jimmy Wilden from 7:30 to 9:30 pm
Last concert of the Summer! 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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