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Saturday, June 18, 2011

Cheap, free, and "green" things to do on Father's Day

Father's Day is tomorrow, Sun., June 19, and many of us are scratching our heads wondering what we're going to do for Dad. I've listed a few events in this posting ranging from free events to inexpensive brunches. I hope you find this posting useful.

Free and "green" for whole family! Take your Dad to "Art in the Park", from 10:00a.m.-4:00p.m., at La Entrada Park in Corrales. The event offers art, sculpture, pottery, quilts, fiber arts, gourds, jewelry, metal work, photography. Make and take youth workshops.

Free for Dads! Take a secnic drive up to Santa Fe and visit the Santa Fe Children's Museum from 12:00p.m.-5:00p.m. Dads get in free. There will be gift making workshops all day. For more information call: 505-989-83-59.

Free for whole family! Also in Santa Fe, the Summer Solstice Labyrinth, from 1:00p.m.-3:00p.m. at the Milner Plaza. For more information call: 505-476-1200.

Brunch The Ugly Tie Contest at El Pinto Restaurant. Bring in Dad's ugliest tie and Dad get's half off on any entry. Brunch prices range from $10.99 to $14.99. El Pinto is located at: 10500 4th Street, ABQ. Call 505-898-1771 for reservations.

Brunch Is your Dad a rocker at heart? If so take him to The Hard Rock at Isleta. Brunch is $10.95 and includes coffee, soda or tea. Senior citizens receive a 13% discount. For driving directions call: 1-877-475-3827.

Free and "green" for whole family! There are also a number of beautiful parks you where you can enjoy a picnic lunch. To find a park in your area go to: http://www.cabq.gov/gis/park.php  Please remember there are fire restrictions in open spaces. Check the City of Albuquerque website for more information and updates or call 311.

Happy Father's Day!


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