Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekend Recap September 29-October 1, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Fall is officially here and this means every weekend is full of fun events and activities for the whole family! 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.

Friday, September 29


Children's Advocacy Center of the Coastal Bend 7th Annual Pinwheels Display from 5 am to 6 pm
The CACCB will have 1,442 pinwheels set up during an all-day awareness event on the front lawn of KIII 3 News studios. Each pinwheel represents a child who was forensically interviewed in 2016 due to allegations of abuse. "It's Your Turn" to help in the prevention of child abuse. The public is invited to “drop by” to learn about the services of the CACCB, meet the staff and pick up information on the signs of child abuse/preventing child sexual abuse/how to report abuse. A kids' "happy hour" will take place from 3-6 p.m. with music, face painting and surprise guests provided by TexasToyz!
Cost: Free
5002 S.P.I.D.


Brinca's Fall Celebration from 5 to 7 pm 
Families can enjoy Open Jump, Face Painting and the Petting Zoo. A professionally decorated photo booth will be available for families to capture their fall photos from 11:00am to 7:00pm.
Cost:$17 +tax/per child. Photo booth includes (1) 8x10 or (2) 5x7 for $20.00+tax.
3801 Saratoga Blvd, Ste 108

Saturday, September 30

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 Pom Pom Pumpkin Banner 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.

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi PBS Kids at the Alamo: Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood 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.
Corpus Christi, TX


Barnes and Noble Runny Babbit Returns Storytime at 11:00 am
Runny Babbit Returns, a collection of 41 never-before-published poems and drawings by Shel Silverstein, features Runny and other woodland characters who speak a language all their own. Join us for Storytime, with activities to follow.
Cost: Free
5129 Blanche D Moore Drive
361-992-1339


ECF 1st Annual Festival in the Park from 11:30 am - 6 pm 
Food trucks, live music, many vendors and special appearance from the Sparkling City Super Heroes. Cost: Free admission
Heritage Park
4353 Heritage Dr.



Michaels Stores Great Pumpkin Event from 1 to 3 pm
Bring the family to personalize pumpkins!
Cost: Buy a craft pumpkin, and the supplies to decorate it are free.
4717 -E S Padre Island Dr.
361-851-9360


Ben F. McDonald Public Library Healthy Cooking Class at 2 pm 
Families will learn what a healthy meal should consist of & will have the opportunity to help take part in cooking a healthy meal. Presented by The Food Bank of Corpus Christi
Cost: Free
4044 Greenwood Dr.

Sunday, October 1 


2017 Caller-Times Best of the Best Showcase from 10 am to 4 pm
More than 100 businesses and sponsors participate in the event, which features live music, dance competitions, and other talent. More than $15,000 in door prizes will be awarded. Free samples from vendors are part of the event. Those who arrive early will also receive an exclusive 20th anniversary bag of goodies.
Cost: Free admission
American Bank Center Convention Hall

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi PBS Kids at the Alamo: Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood 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.
Corpus Christi, TX


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