Corpus Christi Fun For Kids Weekend Guide September 27th-29th, 2019

Friday, September 27, 2019



It's getting wild this weekend with all kinds of animal fun... A special turtle release, a bird expo and $2 Community Day at the Texas State Aquarium on Sunday!  If that's not enough, several libraries have a variety of events and TAMUCC has a spectacular juggling show Saturday afternoon - be there! 

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This week's guide is brought to you by: the amazing juggling show -SMIRK coming to The Performing Arts Center at 
Texas A&M University Corpus Christi as part of their Furgason Bravo! Family Series.
Saturday, September 28th - $10/adults $5/students/children
Tickets are on sale now at https://tamucc.tix.com



Friday


Matilda the Musical

Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. 

Adult $20
Military, Senior, Student $15
13 and Under $10

Fri @ 7:30PM
Harbor Playhouse
1802 N. Chaparral St.



Movies Under the Stars @ Waves Resort (Schlitterbahn)

Don't miss this screening playing on the 42-foot outdoor theater. Every weekend enjoy these great family-friendly movies from the comfort of your tube or chair. Full concessions are available for purchase.

Free Admission
Friday, 8:45 PM
Schlitterbahn Corpus Christi
14353 Commodore Dr.


Saturday


SMIRK Spectacular! @ TAMUCC

A family-friendly performance, SMIRK is a 90 minute roller coaster ride into the lives of two performers whose comedy derives from the collision of two very different minds trying to perform in the same show. One is a former scientist, and the other a slapstick madman. Juggling, whip cracking, unicycles and a large rocket launcher all make an appearance in this Odd Couple meets the circus spectacular.

Saturday, 2 PM – 3:30 PM
Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi Performing Arts Center
6300 Ocean Dr Unit 5723




11th Annual City Wide Health Fair

What does it take to get fit and healthy? Find out at the 11th Annual City Wide Health Fair

Dental Oral Health Screenings
Blood Pressure Tests
Wellness Check
Diabetes Check
HIV Check
Vaccinations for Adults
Blood Sugar
STD Testing
Zumba Master Class

Saturday, 10 AM – 2 PM
DEL MAR-WEST CAMPUS
4101 Old Brownsville Road



Champ the Sea Turtle's Release!

Champ, a Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, was found stranded at Padre Island National Seashore on September 30, 2017. Now, Champ has learned to dive and hunt for food, and has been medically cleared for release back to his natural habitat!
September 28th is National Public Lands Day so there is no fee to enter the park that day.

Saturday, 10 AM – 11 AM
In front of Malaquite Visitor Center at Padre Island National Seashore
20420 Park Road 22


Rebel Book Talk 

Celebrate Banned Book Week by reading and discussing your favorite banned or challenged book.

(Ages 12-18)
Saturday, 2 PM – 3 PM
Janet F. Harte Public Library
2629 Waldron Rd.


Unicorn Party

Come and enjoy some magical unicorn themed crafts and activities!

Saturday, 3 PM – 4 PM
Owen Hopkins Library
3202 McKinzie Rd.




2019 Fall Bird Mart

BIRDS, CAGES, TOYS, RAFFLES & MORE!
Bring the whole family for this fun filled avian adventure!

$4 dollar admission.
Kids 12 and Under Free
Saturday, 9 AM – 5 PM
Al Amin Shrine Rental Halls
2001 Suntide Rd.



Sensory Friendly Storytime

Sensory friendly environment for children who usually find storytime overwhelming and overstimulating. (Recommended ages 3-10)

Saturday, 11 AM – 12 PM
Janet F. Harte Public Library
2629 Waldron Rd.



Storytime

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

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




Matilda the Musical

Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. 

Adult $20
Military, Senior, Student $15
13 and Under $10


Sat. @ 7:30PM
Harbor Playhouse
1802 N. Chaparral St.





Movies Under the Stars @ Waves Resort (Schlitterbahn)

Don't miss this screening playing on the 42-foot outdoor theater. Every weekend enjoy these great family-friendly movies from the comfort of your tube or chair. Full concessions are available for purchase.

Free Admission
Friday, 8:45 PM
Schlitterbahn Corpus Christi
14353 Commodore Dr.



Rick Riordan Event

Calling all Rick Riordan fans! Celebrate your favorite book series with activities featuring a scavenger hunt, a secret code postcard, and more! Plus, get a giveaway poster (while supplies last), and a coupon from our Café for a $4 Flatbread with any Café purchase (Café stores only). 

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




Southside Farmer's Market

Stock up on Healthy Living, Greens, and New beginnings at the Market.
Come by between 9am - Noon this Saturday *Rain or Shine* to find all the best local pickins' in town!Plan your shopping with- Local Farmers- Artisan food makers- Craft ArtisansBring your eco-bag or basket and fill it up!Free - Accessible Parking

Saturday, 9 AM – 12 PM
CC Southside Farmers Market
5800 Everhart @ Everhart Market Shopping Center

Sunday


$2 Community Day @ Texas State Aquarium

Sunday is Community Day, presented by Coastal Bend Community Foundation.
On Community Day, Texas State Aquarium admission is just $2 per person, allowing everyone to experience the Aquarium’s exhibits at a deeply-discounted rate.

Children 2 and under will receive free admission, and parking and admission to the 4D Theater is included with admission. Due to the significant increase in attendance, regular presentations and visitor programs will not be provided. Tickets are available for sale on-site on Community Day only. There are no tickets available for purchase in advance or online.

Sunday, 10 AM – 5 PM
Texas State Aquarium
2710 N Shoreline Blvd.


Free | All Hands: Fall Trees!

Come plant trees, learn about tree care and food forests.

Free for all ages!Sunday at 4 PM – 7 PM
The Learning Garden-Tom Graham Park
3808 Up River Rd.




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



Matilda the Musical

Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. 

Adult $20
Military, Senior, Student $15
13 and Under $10


Sun. @ 2:30PM
Harbor Playhouse
1802 N. Chaparral St.



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