Corpus Christi Fun For Kids Weekend Guide August 16th - 18th, 2019

Friday, August 16, 2019


This weekend be sure to spend some time with the Hooks - the season is almost over. We also have a Kid's Festival, Health Fair and even a Luau, not to mention a handful of ways to get a free backpack for the kiddos.

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Friday 




Hooks Fireworks, Bobblehead and Camp Out Night

- All fans receive an Astros Jose Altuve Sliding Bobblehead, courtesy of RBFCU.
- Camp Out Night: All ticketed fans are invited to stay the night in the outfield at Whataburger Field! Bring a sleeping bag, relax and watch a movie on the big screen under the stars!
- Friday Fireworks presented by Bud Light
- Texas Lottery Lucky Dance-Off
- Media Partners: K99, KIII-TV3

Click for info and tickets.
Friday, Aug 16th, 7:15 p.m. (gates open 5:45 p.m.)
Whataburger Field
734 E Port Ave.



Bay Jammin’ Cinema Series

Bring your own lawn chair, blanket, picnic basket and enjoy an outdoor family movie.

Friday, at Sundown
Cost: Free
Cole Park Amphitheater
1526 Ocean Drive





Corpus Christi Peddler Show

The Peddler Show makes a stop down on the South Texas Gulf Coast for a hand-picked market where you can shop from talented designers, artisans, creators and craftsmen from all over the country!

COST:
$7 at the Door  $5 Advance Tickets
Children Under 12 are Free!

August 16: 12:00PM-6:00PM
August 17: 9:00AM-6:00PM
August 18: 11:00AM-4:00PM
Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds
1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd, Robstown, Texas


Saturday


Retro Pink Hooks Cap Night

- Pink at the Park: The first 2,000 fans receive a Retro Pink Hooks Cap, courtesy of AutoNation. Special game-worn pink Hooks jerseys will be available for auction, with proceeds supporting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The auction opens Friday at 1 p.m. and ends Sunday at 1 p.m. at cchooks.com/auction.
- Media Partners: Big 93.9

Friday, Aug 16th, 7:15 p.m. (gates open 5:45 p.m.)
Whataburger Field
734 E Port Ave.




LEAD First Back to School Health Fair

There will be entertainment, games, refreshments and information booths for all community residents.
NOTE: TO RECEIVE FREE BACKPACK CHILD WITH ADULT MUST BE PRESENT.

COST: FREE
Saturday 10:00AM-2:00PM
Foy H. Moody High School



KEDT Kids Festival 2019

Join this free family event, where local organizations will offer fun, educational activities for the whole family. The event will feature Special Guests: Curious George, the Man with the Yellow Hat, and Arthur.

COST: FREE
Date: Saturday, August 17th, 2019 - 9AM - 1PM
Located at 3205 South Staples Street at the corner of Kostoryz.



Cricket's and South Texas Cosplay Alliance Back to School Event

This is their official Back To School Event! There will be giveaways and the South Texas Cosplay Alliance Will be on hand for free pics and fun!

Saturday at 2 PM – 5 PM
Cricket Wireless Store
4526 S Padre Island Dr, Ste B.







Corpus Christi Peddler Show

The Peddler Show makes a stop down on the South Texas Gulf Coast for a hand-picked market where you can shop from talented designers, artisans, creators and craftsmen from all over the country!

COST:
$7 at the Door  $5 Advance Tickets
Children Under 12 are Free!

August 16: 12:00PM-6:00PM
August 17: 9:00AM-6:00PM
August 18: 11:00AM-4:00PM
Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds
1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd, Robstown, Texas




Wildlife Rehabilitation Event

Come meet "Sparky" and some of his friends. Learn about Wildlife Rehabilitation and The Amos Rehabilitation Keep. There will be a fundraiser to follow benefiting the ARK from 6:30 - 8:30 PM! S

Saturday August 17, 2019
5:30PM-6:30PM
The Gold Fish
725 North Mesquite


Back to School Luau

Let's get ready for back to school with a Luau @ La Retama! Music, crafts, games, limbo, and more. Fun for the whole family!

COST: FREE
Saturday, August 17th, 2019
2:00PM-4:00PM
805 Comanche


Barnes and Noble Storytime

Bring the kiddos in on Saturdays for the Storytime and activities!

FREE
Saturday, 11 AM
Barnes and Noble
5129 Blanche D Moore Dr.





VPW Presents: Super Slam

Victory Pro Wrestling Presents: Super Slam 2019 LIVE from the Corpus Christi Allstar Gym and Event Center. Fun characters for the family that isn't afraid of a little action!

Tickets are only $8.00
Saturday at 6 PM – 10 PM
C.C. Allstar Gym
3126 Holly Rd.

Back 2 Back Back 2 School Backpack Giveaway

Hot Z95 has partnered up with Sprint South for their Annual Back 2 School Backpack Giveaway!
Kids ages 3 - 10 are able to Register for an Official Hot Z95 Backpack and a Grand Prize Winner will win a Brand New Apple iPad! 

50 Backpacks per location and 1 Apple iPad per location.
Child must be present with Parent/ Guardian to register.
One Entry per child.
Must be present to win. 

Saturday
2 Locations

5 Points Sprint Store
13434 Leopard St.
11AM - 1PM

Sprint Store
1412 Airline Rd.
2PM - 4PM





History Bee Event

Explore the popular Who Was? Series with games and activities for young readers who love history! Discover the imaginative leaders who have made an impact on our world today---presidents, scientists, writers, and more!

FREE
Saturday, 2 PM
Barnes and Noble
5129 Blanche D Moore Dr.




Southside Farmer's Market

Stock up on: * Locally grown fruits and vegetables  * Local honey and bee pollen for your allergies
* Grab bushels of greens  * Grass Fed Beef  * Chemical Free Produce  * Locally Made Kombucha
* Check in with our Artisans for gifts and handmade items!

What's in Season?
Okra-Eggplant-Cucumbers-Squash-Zucchini-Peppers-Spinach-MicroGreens-and so much more!
(* 95% of our vendors accept credit cards)

COST: FREE
Market Opens: 9am - 12pm
*Rain or Shine*
Free - Accessible Parking
5800 Everhart, Everhart Market Shopping Center, 78413 Corpus Christi, United States


The Iron Giant Movie Party

GET IN ON THE FUN AS they  CELEBRATE BRAD BIRD’S CLASSIC FILM.
They’ll have a bunch of fun props on hand to help you get swept up in Hogarth’s adventures with the Iron Giant.

Cost: $15
Saturday at 7:30 PM – 9 PM
Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi
7601 S Staples Street.

Sunday


Astros Orbit Day with the Hooks

Your favorite Astros Mascot is coming to Whataburger Field! Don't miss your chance to see Orbit LIVE during the #CCRaspas game.

- The first 2,000 fans receive Astros Orbit socks! You don't want to miss your chance for the kids to meet Orbit at Whataburger Field!
- Every Sunday, your Hooks take the field as the Corpus Christi Raspas, part of Minor League Baseball's Copa de la Diversión! Enjoy raspas on the concourse near Section 116.
- H-E-B Kids Day: Kids run the bases postgame!
- Military Salute Sunday presented by T-Mobile (half-price reserved tickets for active duty military and veterans with a valid ID, limit 2 tickets per member)
- Media Partners: KSAB, KUNO

Sunday at 12:45 PM – 5 PM
First pitch at 2:15 PM
Whataburger Field
734 E Port Ave.




Church Unlimited - Westside Backpack Giveaway

 They will have hotdogs, inflatables and all the resources you need to send your kids back to school. All you have to do is attend one of our services at 10:00. 11:30 or 1:00 and they will be handing out backpacks right after each experience! Limit 3 per family, first come first serve.

Sunday at 10:00 am, 11:30 am, or 1:00 pm
Church Unlimited - Westside
3701 Mueller St.

Baby and Me Storytime

For caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join the fun as they read a book and you and baby participate in activities featuring sensory growth for your little ones.

Sunday at 11 AM – 11:30 AM
Barnes and Noble
5129 Blanche D Moore Drive





The Goonies Movie Party

HEEYY YOOUU GUUYYS! IT'S TIME FOR OUR GOONIES MOVIE PARTY!
Throw on your Superman T-shirt and pirate hat, and escape into a world of lost treasure, dangerous gangs, and enduring friendship.

Cost $15
Sunday at 1:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi
7601 S Staples Street




Corpus Christi Peddler Show

The Peddler Show makes a stop down on the South Texas Gulf Coast for a hand-picked market where you can shop from talented designers, artisans, creators and craftsmen from all over the country!

COST:
$7 at the Door  $5 Advance Tickets
Children Under 12 are Free!

August 16: 12:00PM-6:00PM
August 17: 9:00AM-6:00PM
August 18: 11:00AM-4:00PM
Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds
1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd, Robstown, Texas






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