Father's Day 2013: Free and cheap things to do with dad in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Father's Day is this Sunday, June 16, 2013.

You may (or may have not) already gotten your dad a great gift, but have you made plans for the day yet?

Here's a look at some things to do in Kansas City for Father's Day, with a focus on free and cheap events.

Father's Day Fun at the KC Zoo
All fathers will receive free admission from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., plus a free brat or hot dog. www.kansascityzoo.org

Free Mini Golf at Cool Crest
Dads can bowl for free with with the purchase of one regular-priced round for another player. www.CoolCrest.com

Father's Day at the Nelson
There's a picnic and music planned Sunday at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. From noon to 3 p.m., enjoy barbecue meats, lots of side dishes and house-made desserts. www.Nelson-Atkins.org

Powell Gardens Father's Day Concert
Dino O'Dell will perform from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. Admission to the concert is included with admission to the gardens. www.powellgardens.com

Bowling – Sorry, dad. You have to pay, but the kids are free!
Children registered at www.kidsbowlfree.com can bowl for free, up to 2 games per day, all summer long! (Father's Day included) There are several area locations participating.

Father's Day Run
The 26th annual Village Shalon Father's Day Run offers up a  10k and a 5k run/walk. It raises money for Village Shalom's programs and services for families facing the challenges of Alzheimer's Disease. http://fathersdayrun.org/

Want to grab a bite to eat with dad? Here are some ideas:

Dining ideas from Country Club Plaza: http://www.countryclubplaza.com/Restaurants/Fathers-Day-Dining

Father's Day brunch ideas: http://www.opentable.com/promo.aspx?pid=85&m=87

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