Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekend Recap September 8-10, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017

School is back and Fall is almost here with the weather even feeling a little cooler. Weekends are full of fun events and activities for the kids! 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 8


Art Museum of South Texas Dollar After Dark before CC Ride-In Theater from 5:30 - 9 pm
Come for the art; stay for the movie! AMST will be open late with a reduced admission.
Cost: $1
Art Museum of South Texas
1902 N Shoreline Blvd.


Aurora Arts Theater Presents Fiddler on the Roof at 7:30 pm
Set in the little village of Anatevka, the story centers on Tevye, a poor milkman, and his five daughters. With the help of a colorful and tight-knit Jewish community, Tevye tries to protect his daughters and instill them with traditional values in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia.
Cost: Tickets $16. Purchase tickets online or at Box Office.
5635 Everhart Rd.


Corpus Christi Ride-In Theater Free Outdoor Movie: Big Trouble in Little China from 8 to 11 pm
Bring a lawn chair or a blanket to enjoy a movie on the lawn in the Corpus Christi Watergardens! Movie begins at 9 pm, but get there early to enjoy food from Munchies Bus, LaLa's Crepes LLC, and Fulton Kettle Corn. The movie is rated PG. Parental discretion is advised.
Cost: Free
Watergardens
1900 N. Chaparral

Saturday, September 9


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


Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History Mad Science Dollar Day from 10 am to 5 pm
There will be hands-on experiments, activities, science shows, actors in costume, scavenger hunt, and more!
Cost: $1
Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
1900 N Chaparral St.

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 Kids Club Clay Pot Critters 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.


Del Mar College 9th Annual City-wide Health Fair from 10 am to 2 pm
Citywide Health Fair sponsored by the Corpus Christi Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the League of United Latin American Citizens Council #1. The free event features area healthcare organizations providing several services ranging from vaccinations for adults, dental oral health screenings and height and weight checks to eye exams, blood pressure tests, wellness and diabetes checks and much more.
Cost: Free
Emerging Technology Building, Del Mar College West Campus
4101 Old Brownsville Road, Room 124

South Shore Christian Church Hispanic Heritage Fiesta from 10 am to 4 pm
Hispanic Heritage Fiesta and Master's Market with a free concert, a slip and slide and more.
Cost: Free admission. Buy a Mexican Dinner for just $6 a plate. Dine in or take out.
4710 S Alameda

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi PBS Kids at the Alamo: Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood at 10:15 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

Corpus Christi Joker as Pennywise Appearance at Rocket Fizz from 11 am to 4 pm
Take your picture with the Corpus Christi Joker as Pennywise, make a paper boat, free coloring sheet. Cost: Free
Moore Plaza
5425 SPID


Barnes and Noble How to Catch a Monster Storytime at 11:00 am
Is there a monster in your closet? Are you brave enough to catch him? Parents and children will love this fun, inventive picture book, which reminds us that things aren't always as scary as they seem. Join us for Storytime, with activities to follow.
Cost: Free
5129 Blanche D Moore Drive
361-992-1339


Retama Library Manga Mixer from 1 - 4 pm
Special effects make-up workshop sponsored by Realms Con! Ages 10 and up.
Cost: Free
La Retama Library
805 Comanche St.

Toys R Us Grandparents Day Event from 2 to 3 pm 
Join us in store as we host our Grandparent’s Day event! Celebrate the amazing bond between grandparents & grand kids with fun activities, crafts and photo taking opportunities.
Cost: Free (online reservation required)
1220 Airline Rd.


Anita and W.T. Neyland Public Library Pete the Cat Groovy Day at 3 pm
Join us for a Pete the Cat story time! Dress crazy like Pete the Cat, make a silly hat, and even make a healthy snack!
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy

Aurora Arts Theater Presents Fiddler on the Roof at 7:30 pm
Set in the little village of Anatevka, the story centers on Tevye, a poor milkman, and his five daughters. With the help of a colorful and tight-knit Jewish community, Tevye tries to protect his daughters and instill them with traditional values in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia.
Cost: Tickets $16. Purchase tickets online or at Box Office.
5635 Everhart Rd.

Sunday, September 10

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi PBS Kids at the Alamo: Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood at 10:15 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
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