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Local events this weekend around town

ALL WEEKEND

Veterans and active military get in free to Waves Resort this weekend

The park is giving free access to military including veterans and retired military, EMT’s, firefighters and police officers.  Family members get 40 percent off.

The water park featuring Schlitterbahn Water Parks promoted American Heroes Week starting Monday, May 27th and ending Sunday, June 2nd.

Now that school is out, families are ready to enjoy the park but are out of luck.  It turns out the park does not open until Friday, May 31st.

Today, an employee at the park said the park is honoring the promotion Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Related:  Waves Resort featuring Schlitterbahn honors American Heroes with free admission

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Casa Rio: A South Texas Comedy at Aurora Arts Theatre

Aurora Arts Theatre ‎Casa Rio – A South Texas Comedy

A play set in South Texas is at Aurora Arts Theatre this weekend.

It is called “Casa Rio! A South Texas Comedy,” and according to their Facebook event, “The misadventures of enterprising Consuelo and her pushy neighbor, Licha, provoke laughter reminiscent of the “I Love Lucy” sitcoms of yesteryear. An upcoming convention inspires Consuelo to convert her home into Casa Rio Bed & Breakfast, and she soon discovers that the pursuit of the American dream is not as easy as she thought.”

The play was written by Roberto Nieto, and the whole thing is especially close to home because it is set in South Texas.

There is a Saturday showing at 7:30 and a Sunday performance at 2:30 pm at the Aurora Arts Theatre.

You can get tickets at auroraartstheatre.com or call 361.851-9700.

SATURDAY

Glow in the dark party and space trivia at the Summer Reading Blastoff Party 

Nueces County Public Libraries ‎Summer Reading Blastoff Party From Facebook

Bring your young ones over to the Keach Family Library this Saturday for the Summer Reading Blastoff Party!

There will be a glow in the dark party, space trivia, and a bonafide ‘Alien Space Craft’

On top of all that, the Texas State Aquarium is bringing some reptiles and a touch tank starting at 11 am.

You can register the day of and start logging in points to earn prizes in the Summer Reading Club.

‘Wurstfest’ to celebrate German culture and benefit Schoenstatt Sisters

The Hurricane Harvey recovery process is underway in the Rockport community.

The Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary have served the community at the shrine and retreat center for years.

Harvey hit that center hard. There are 99 windows at the convent and retreat center that still need to be replaced. Residents there are rallying together to raise funds.

On June 1, volunteers will host a German-style fundraiser at Brewster Street Icehouse.

Wurstfest will feature live music and even a performance by the New Braunfels Dancers.

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Raise awareness for animal therapy at the Vets and Pets event

Corpus Christi Harley-Davidson ‎Vets & Pets from Facebook

The tradition of pets helping veterans deal with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) goes all the way back to WWII when a stray dog was adopted by military personnel and assisted doctors and nurses in a hospital.

Since then, animal therapy has had tremendous results for veterans with PTSD.

According to a study done by the Human-Animal Bond Research Institute, people with PTSD that were exposed to animal therapy saw a reduction in depression, PTSD symptom severity, and anxiety.

This event aims to help local veterans hook up with local organizations to receive emotional support from animal therapy.

The event goes from 11 am to 4 pm at the Corpus Christi Harley Davidson

Get your pet vaccinated for as little as $10 this Saturday

P.A.A.C.-People Assisting Animal Control‎Wellness Clinic (Low cost Vaccinations) from Facebook

The People Assisting Animal Control3 Wellness Clinic is offering low-cost Vaccinations and animal services this Saturday from 8:30 am to 1 pm.

The Wellness Clinic will serve the first 35 pets to walk in.

Make sure to bring your pets’ vaccination records and make sure they are on a leash or in a carrier to take advantage of these incredible deals. Here is a breakdown of the prices:

Posted by P.A.A.C.-People Assisting Animal Control on Monday, March 11, 2019

Have a field-day with special needs children at Unity field-day

Miracle League of Corpus Christi‎ Unity Field Day Inclusive Event from Facebook

The Miracle League of Corpus Christi is hosting an all-inclusive field day event this Saturday.

“The Miracle League of Corpus Christi is a non-profit organization focused on providing a safe and enjoyable experience for kids and adults with mental and/or physical disabilities regardless of his or her experience, or level of ability.” their Facebook page says.

The event goes from 10 am until 1 pm, and there will be Zumba, Rugby, Baseball, Miller Cheer Squad, Kickball, Dance Buddies, Vendors, food, and live music.

There will be family fun happening every 30 minutes, so stick around.

If you are interested in volunteering, email themiracleleaguecc@gmail.com for more information.

Other Saturday Events

Sweet Daddy with Noah and the Beyonders at House of Rock

Turtle Silhouette Paint Party at Lorelei Brewing Co.

Women’s Entrepreneur Society of CC 2019 Spring Gift Market 

Boat Cruise along San Jose Island

The Home Depot Kid’s Workshop 

Kindermusik Mixed Age Class Amazing Child Music and Enrichment Studio

Oso Bay Wetlands and Preserve Story time

Corpus Christi FC vs Brazos Valley FC

SUP Yoga & Fitness 

The Home Depot Kid’s Workshop 

Corpus Christi Southside Farmer’s Market 

Farmer & Artisan Market- Aransas Pass

Flour Bluff Market

Pickers Patch Market Days

Essential Oils for the Natural Mamma 

All Ages Family Painting Class! Neon Dolphin!

Tropical Toucan! Ages 10+ Family Painting Class! 

Super sARTudays at the Art Museum

SUNDAY

Chuck E. Cheese’s Sensitive Sundays {For Sensory Sensitive Children}

Paddle Conditioning by Water Dog Floating Yoga

Sunday Funday Yoga at Texas Surf Museum

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