Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekend Guide February 23-25, 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018


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We've got another jam-packed weekend coming up with activities for everyone of every age! Make sure to check with the organizations for the most updated event 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

Cirque Italia
Watch this whimsical show full of talent from all around the world, beautiful aerialists, contortionists, the always jaw dropping wheel of death and maybe even a dinosaur!
Friday at 7:30 pm
Saturday at 2:30, 5:30, and 7:30 pm
Sunday at 2:30, 5:30, and 7:30 pm
Cost: Tickets $10-40. Get a free kids ticket with each adult ticket you purchase online with promo code "FREE". Box office opens on-site on Tuesday, the week of the show. Non-show days: 10 am - 6 pm, on show days: 10 am - 9 pm.
Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds
1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX

22nd Annual Whooping Crane Festival
There will be trips, speakers, workshops and special events and this is expected to be a record winter for Whooping Cranes in the Coastal Bend.
Friday from 8 am to 6 pm
Saturday from 8 am to 5 pm
Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm
Cost: $20. Registration is required for each individual festival attendee. On-site registration will open on Thursday on Feb 22nd at the Port Aransas Civic Center.
Whooping Crane Festival
403 W Cotter Ave
Port Aransas, Texas

Friday, February 23


Garcia Arts and Education Center Family Night Out from 6-8 pm
Family Night Out is designed to foster open communication and improve relationships among family members. Groups and activities include: art, games and action exercises, stress management, psycho-education, and community education. The groups and activities focus on decreasing family conflict, increasing family cohesion, and promoting healthy family management. Emphasis is placed on healthy beliefs, family bonding, emotional awareness and expression, and communication skill building. Families: Enjoy a free hot meal and time together! Family Night Out is designed to foster open communication and improve relationships among family members.
Cost: Free
Garcia Arts and Education Center
2021 Agnes St.

Texas A&M Kingsville College Rodeo at 7 pm
Teams from other colleges and universities in the region are expected to compete. Preliminary round.
Cost: Free admission
Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds Equestrian Center
1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX


Corpus Christi IceRays vs. Amarillo Bulls from 7:05 to 10 pm 
Cost: Tickets start at $11 and kids tickets at $9. Buy at box office or online.
American Bank Center
1901 N Shoreline Blvd.

Saturday, February 24

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

Czech Heritage Society of South Texas Polkafest from 10 am to 7 pm
Polka, Czech food (kolaches) and fun!
Cost: Admission $10
Sokol Corpus Christi Gym
5502 Kostoryz Rd.


Michaels Kids Club Birds and Butterflies 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 for kids 3-6, $5 for kids 6+.  supplies included
4717-E S Padre Island Dr.

La Retama Central Library Code of Cursive: Back to the Basics from 10 am to 1 pm
Learn the Basics of Cursive Writing in a fun environment. Monica Garcia from KSpace Comtemporary will lead a step back to the fundamentals of Cursive Writing. Open to all who are ready to experience the beauty of the Secret Code of Cursive.
Cost: Free
805 Comanche


Junior League of Corpus Christi presents Spring into Learning from 11 am to 2 pm 
A community event promoting literacy and educational opportunities for the entire family. Spring Into Learning will feature storybook crafts for kids to create that collaborate with a matching children's book which every child will enjoy. The event will also present a balloon artist, face painting, story time, dance team performances by local schools, local vendors and special mascots from the community. All families of all ages to come and join the fun!
Cost: Free
Del Mar College Harvin Student Center
101 Baldwin Blvd.


Barnes and Noble Dr. Seuss Storytime at 11 am
Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! In celebration of the beloved author's birthday on March 2nd, join us for a special Storytime featuring coloring, activities, and more. Don't miss out on this fun-filled Storytime!
Cost: Free
5129 Blanche D Moore Dr.


Central Catholic Elementary Carnaval from 11 am to 4 pm 
Come enjoy the fun this weekend with Bingo, Raffles, a chess tourney and much more at Central Catholic's 2nd Annual festival.
Cost: Free admission
1218 Comanche St.


Michaels Kids Makebreak Sensory Glitter Jars -Themed Canvas Art from 1 to 3 pm
Customize a glue-and-water mix with glitter, sequins and more, then sit back and watch the soothing swirl.
Cost: Buy the jar, and the rest of the supplies will be provided.
4717-E S Padre Island Dr.


Corpus Christi Joker Toys R Us WWE Toy Event Appearance from 12 to 2 pm
Check out WWE Figures, Rings and play sets with the Corpus Christi Joker. Picture opportunities.
Cost: Free
Babies"R"Us (Corpus Christi, TX)
1220 Airline Road

Texas A&M Kingsville College Rodeo at 1 pm
Teams from other colleges and universities in the region are expected to compete. Preliminary round.
Cost: Free admission
Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds Equestrian Center
1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd.
Robstown, TX


Owen R. Hopkins Public Library Fancy Nancy Party at 2:30 pm
Join us and celebrated Fancy Nancy with a tea party. Dress frilly, dress silly, dress fancy, dress dancy. Refreshments and crafts.
Cost: Free
3202 McKinzie Rd.


Corpus Christi Montessori School Art Expo and Silent Auction Event from 4 to 8 pm
A fun family event that showcases local artists and the art of our students while providing carnival-style games and entertainment. With food, games, music, and camaraderie, an event to inspire community members and local businesses.
Cost: $5 admission
Al Amin Shrine Rental Halls
2001 Suntide Rd.

Corpus Christi IceRays vs. Amarillo Bulls from 7:05 to 10 pm 
Cost: Tickets start at $11 and kids tickets at $9. Buy at box office or online.
American Bank Center
1901 N Shoreline Blvd.

Sunday, February 25

Art Museum of South Texas Family Day from 1-3 pm
Sponsored in part by Flint Hills Resources, this annual youth art and essay contest celebrates its 17th year with the theme: Art, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Showcased in select galleries of the Museum, the entries represent talented 1st through 12th graders from the Coastal Bend Region. Live entertainment and hands-on activities round out this exciting afternoon! Cost: Free
1902 N. Shoreline Blvd.

Dr. Seuss at the Texas Maritime Museum from 2 to 4 pm
Celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday and Read Across America. This event is part of the Read Across Aransas County initiative and will feature games, prizes, face painting and more!
Cost: Free
1202 Navigation Circle
Rockport, TX
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