Saturday, June 18, 2011

(Super) Last Minute Father's Day Gift Ideas

Stop by these local businesses to pick up a gift for dad 
Father’s Day is just around the corner! In case you have not yet picked up a gift to show dad how much you care, we have compiled a list of local businesses in Douglaston where you can find great Father’s Day gifts for just about any dad.

Alley Pond Golf Center - 232-01 Northern Blvd., Douglaston
Dad won’t be able to pass up the deals offered at Alley Pond Golf Center this Father’s Day. You can get him a large bucket of balls for $10.50 or a small bucket for $8, so he can practice his swing on the driving range.
Range cards are valued at $55, $105 or $210, allowing dad to play at his convenience. For Father’s Day only, mention Douglaston Patch at the golf course's pro shop and get $10 off a $210 range card, a $262 or 25 large bucket value. Also, when you buy one admission into mini golf this weekend, the second one is free. Offer expires on Father’s Day.
Peak Bicycle Pro Shop - 42-42 235th St., Douglaston
Get dad some bike gear from Peak Bike Shop, which has a full line of bicycles, accessories and gear, for Father's Day. Currently, all 2010 bikes are 25 percent off and all winter clothing is 50 percent off.
Also, receive an additional 10 percent off any item store wide this Father’s Day weekend when you mention Douglaston Patch. 
 Douglaston Club - 600 West Drive, Douglaston
Perhaps your pop is not big on gifts, but would rather spend some quality family time together. If so, then bring the family and enjoy the afternoon out at The Douglaston Club. This year, the club is having a special barbecue in honor of Father’s Day. In addition to barbecue dishes, they will grill prime ribs just for dads and offer beer specials.
The entire meal and day at the club is $29.95. General Manager John Veneziano says it is "a full day with the whole family. Maybe dad and mom can play tennis while the kids dip in the pool. Once they all come out, they can enjoy the barbecue and then dive back in.”
The barbecue starts at 4 p.m and ends at 7 p.m. 
Movie World Douglaston - 242-02 61st Ave., Douglaston Shopping Plaza
Is your dad a movie lover? Get him a movie ticket or a gift card to see the latest releases at Movie World in the Douglaston Shopping Plaza.  Check out This Week at the Movies for reviews of the latest films. For movies and show times, click here
Macy’s - 242-02 61st Avenue, Douglaston Shopping Plaza
This Father’s Day, pick up clothing, cologne, accessories and even small electronics for dads at Macy’s Douglaston. The store is having sales in most departments in honor of the holiday.
This week’s Frugal Family includes details for sales on Nautica Polo shirts at $34.99 and Izod polos at $19.99. While you’re there, head down to the third floor and pick up a Father’s Day card while you wait for your gift to be professionally wrapped for free.

Modell’s Sporting Goods - 242-02 61st Ave., Douglaston Shopping Plaza
Sports-loving dads will reap the benefits of the sales offered at Modell’s this weekend. Check outFrugal Family for sales on Nike and Adidas apparel or footwear. The store also offers a wide variety of outdoor equipment for camping, fishing, hunting and hiking.

If you have a fitness-minded father, select a gift from the exercise equipment department, which features treadmills, elliptical and other machines as well as a wide variety of free weights and resistant training equipment. If you can’t decide on what to buy for dad, just get him a gift card!
Dinner Out
If you can’t find a perfect gift or want to do something extra to show your appreciation for dad, treat him to a nice dinner. Several restaurants in Douglaston are open on Father’s Day and serving up specials just for dads.
Strawberry’s Sports Grill is offering a barbeque special and Conti’s Italian Restaurant is serving items off its regular menu along with a selection of fine wines.

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