Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekend Guide April 13-15, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Another great weekend coming up! 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

45th Annual Portland Windfest
Three days of fun for the whole family including carnival rides, love music, dachshund races, dog costume contest, a parade, kite demos and much more!
Friday, April 13 6 to 11:30 pm
Saturday, April 14 11 am to 11:30 pm
Sunday, April 15 12 to 6 pm
Cost: Festival entry fee $5,  Kids 6 and under free, Carnival Wrist Band Pricing (Does not include festival gate entry) )Friday from 6 -11:30 pm : $20, Saturday from 11 am - 6 pm $20 or all day wrist band $25,  Sunday noon—6 pm $20, parking $4
2000 Billy G. Webb
Portland, TX


Harbor Playhouse Presents Annie at 7:30 pm (Sunday at 2:30 pm)
With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage that is run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the Orphanage, Annie escapes to the wondrous world of NYC. She finds a new home and family in billionaire, Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.
Cost:Adult $18, Military, Senior, student $15, Child (under 13) $10. Buy tickets online or at the box office.
Harbor Playhouse
1802 N Chaparral St.

Friday, April 13

Michaels Stores Make-a-Thon Kids Club Make Customized Slime from 4 to 6 pm 
Get ready for a week of making! Join us every day for FREE Kids Club sessions, featuring different projects each day.
Cost: Free 4717-E S Padre Island Dr.


Windsor Park Elementary School Athenafest 2018 from 5 to 8:30 pm 
Food, games, activities and fun! Use PTA webstore to purchase tickets for food and activities or donate for cakewalk, booth sponsor or to buy raffle tickets. www.ptavenue.com use school code “windsorpark”.
Cost: Free admission 4
621 Marie St

Fiesta de la Flor at 5:30 pm
2-day festival that celebrates the life and legacy of Selena Quintanilla. Live music, entertainment, fun for the whole family.
Cost: 2 day pass is $25 plus fees Single day admission is $15 plus fees Children 7 and under get in free with adult admission! North Bayfront Park

Corpus Christi Hooks vs Northwest Arkansas Naturals from 7:05 to 10:05 pm
Enjoy fireworks after the game!
Cost: Tickets start at $10
Whataburger Field
734 E Port Ave

Saturday, April 14

Scouting 4 Karz from 8 am to 9 pm 
Cars, trucks, food, fun, prizes, games and family activities.
Cost: Free (bring non-perishable food items)
Asbury CC
7501 S Staples St.

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 Tissue Paper Art and Frames 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: Free
4717-E S Padre Island Dr.

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi PBS Kids at the Alamo: Explore the Outdoors with Wild Kratts and Nature Cat 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 cell phones 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.

Barnes and Noble Pig the Star Storytime at 11 am 
Pig does everything he can to be the star of a photo shoot. When the photographer starts to favor his friend, Pig must try everything to steal back the show! Join us for this laugh-out-loud Storytime, with activities to follow.
Cost: Free
Blanche D Moore Drive

Anita and W.T. Neyland Public Library Chess Club at 11 am
Come and have fun! Play against others! All ages and all levels are welcome. Please bring your chessboard if you have one
Cost: Free
1230 Carmel Pkwy.


Bullying Ends Now Event at 1 pm
Awareness event in remembrance of Teddy Molina who committed suicide due to bullying. There will be free food and drinks. Prizes and awards for kids activities such as running races, tug of war, and best anti-bullying sign contest. Moon jumps, face painting, capueria and martial arts demonstration, motorcycle bike revs, and much more. Political canidate speakers include Raul "Roy" Barrera, Eric Holguin, Danny Harrison, Joe A. Gonzalez (JAG), and many more. Everyone is invited to this family friendly event.
Cost: Free
Water's Edge Park
602 South Shoreline


Michaels Kids Makebreak Colorful Clay Pots from 1 to 3 pm
Make pretty Spring flowerpots. Buy the claypot and supplies will be provided.
Cost: Buy the clay pot, and the rest of the supplies will be provided.
4717-E S Padre Island Dr.

Fiesta de la Flor at 12 pm
2-day festival that celebrates the life and legacy of Selena Quintanilla. Live music, entertainment, fun for the whole family.
Cost: 2 day pass is $25 plus fees
Single day admission is $15 plus fees Children 7 and under get in free with adult admission! North Bayfront Park

John Paul II High School Family Fun Fest from 4 to 10 pm
Food, market, carnival rides, games, music and silent auction.
Cost: Free admission
John Paul II High School
3036 Saratoga Blvd.

Corpus Christi Hooks vs Northwest Arkansas Naturals from 7:05 to 10:05 pm
Astros Replica Ring for the first 2,000 fans
Cost: Tickets start at $10
Whataburger Field
734 E Port Ave

Sunday, April 15

Texas State Aquarium Animal Science Exploration Program: Fish and Herpetology Careers from 6 to 8 pm 
Join us for our next Animal Science Exploration Program, focusing on Careers in Fish & Herpetology! Join a specialized small group tour of our behind-the-scenes area. Meet fish and reptiles including snakes, sea turtles, and others. Learn from the aquarists about how they started their careers and what they do now. Discover how to begin your own career in Fish & Herpetology This event is intended for pre-teen through college students and is restricted to ages 12 through 25. Anyone attending under the age of 16 will need an adult present.
Cost: $50 for Non-Members $10 for Non-Member Parent/Guardian Escort (limit one parent/guardian per participant) $20 for Members Free Member Parent/Escort (with purchase of participant, limit one parent/guardian per participant) Additional family members pay General Admission
Texas State Aquarium
2710 N Shoreline Blvd.

Corpus Christi Hooks vs Northwest Arkansas Naturals from 7:05 to 10:05 pm
HEB Kids Day. Kids run the bases after the game! Kids Zone activities include player autograph opportunities before the game and a dance party on our Sport Court beyond centerfield! Military Salute Sunday. Half-price reserved tickets for active duty military and veterans with valid ID. 2 tickets per member.
Cost: Tickets start at $10
Whataburger Field
734 E Port Ave
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