Corpus Christi Fun for Kids Weekend Guide June 1-3, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

It's the first weekend of Summer vacation, and if you aren't busy with graduation ceremonies maybe you can get the little ones out for some fun! Waterparks, Crafts, Art, Movies, Nature Walks... this weekend has it all.
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

Hurricane Alley Waterpark from 11 am to 6 pm
UNDER 48″ TALL & SENIORS (55 & OLDER) $15 + tax
TWILIGHT–AFTER 5 PM 50% Off General Admission
702 E. Port Ave.

Botanical Garden Parrot Talk at 1:30pm
Kids can get up close with some beautiful birds. Included with general admission.
Open Daily 9am to 6pm
Admission (over 12) - $8, (12 & Under) - $4, Under 3 - Free with Paid Adult
8545 South Staples 

Harbor Playhouse Presents Grease at 7:30 pm
Here is Rydell High's senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding "Burger Palace Boys" and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking "Pink Ladies" in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950s in this rollicking musical. Head "greaser" Danny Zuko and new (good) girl Sandy Dumbrowski try to relive the high romance of their "Summer Nights" as the rest of the gang sings and dances its way through such songs as "Greased Lightnin'," "It's Raining on Prom Night," "Alone at the Drive-In Movie" recalling the music of Buddy Holly, Little Richard, and Elvis Presley that became the soundtrack of a generation. An eight-year run on Broadway and two subsequent revivals, along with innumerable school and community productions place Grease among the world's most popular musicals. NOTICE – Please be advised that this production of GREASE contains ADULT CONTENT.
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.

Art Center of Corpus Christi Las Donas De La Corte Coronation Robes
This weekend is your last chance to see these works of art.
Friday and Saturday 10 am to 4 pm
Sunday 11 am to 2 pm
View the beautiful dresses worn by the Buc Days Las Donas de la Corte up close.
Cost: Free
100 N Shoreline Blvd.

Friday, June 1st

Art Museum of South Texas Frost Free Friday from 10 am - 5 pm
The first Friday of every month is free public admission to the Art Museum of South Texas. The Gift Shop and Hester's Cafe also are open to the public.
Cost: Free
1902 N Shoreline Blvd.

Art Museum of South Texas ArtWalk Dollar After Dark from 5:30 to 9 pm
Visit the Museum after hours for a special reduced admissions rate of $1 during Artwalk!
Cost: $1
1902 N Shoreline Blvd.

Marina Arts District Downtown Artwalk from 5:30 to 10 pm
ArtWalk will feature exhibits at venues and galleries throughout Downtown. Click the link above for exact locations.
Cost: Free

Saturday, June 2nd

Home Depot Kids Workshop Classic Car from 9 am to 12 pm
Share the nostalgic pastime of car modeling with your child in this classic car hands-on workshop. Together you can build a vintage General Motors-style wooden car to put on display or take for a ride “with no particular place to go. Once your vehicle is built, your child can customize it with paint and stickers. All Kids Workshop attendees must be accompanied by a parent or adult at all times. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron, and pin.
Cost: Free. Register online.
All locations participate.

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 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

Michaels Kids Club Sloth Crafts 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.

Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi PBS Kids at the Alamo: Wild Kratts Marathon at 10:30 am
Reserve your seat with a donation. 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 Oh, The Places You'll Go! Storytime at 11 am 
With his trademark use of humorous verse and illustrations, Dr. Seuss addresses the ups and downs life presents while encouraging readers to find the success that lies within them all. Activities to follow. 
Cost: Free
5129 Blanche D Moore Drive

Michaels Kids MAKEbreak Super Hero Slime from 1 to 3 pm
Superheroes + slime = SUPER FUN! 
Cost: Premade slime will be provided.
4717-E S Padre Island Dr.

Sunday, June 3rd

CC Municipal Band Free Concert from 8:30pm to 9:30pm
The Corpus Christi Municipal Band kicks off its 67th season of free concerts in the Retama Room of the Harvin Student Center on the Del Mar College East Campus. 
Del Mar Harvin Center

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