A day with Daddy in Durban

Fathers, in most families, are our special unsung heroes.

They rarely ever get their fair share of adulation. They are content to sit in the corner and wait in the wings.

This doesn't mean that they are never there. It just means that even when you think they are not, your dad will always be looking out for you.

Say thank you to him this Father's Day with these great outing ideas.

• Father's Day at the Club:

Durban Country Club will be hosting a scrumptious brunch for all the family to enjoy. It will ease mom's task in the kitchen and will make your dad feel very special.

Who wouldn't love the idea of being treated for brunch at a country club?

When: 21 June 2009

Where: Durban Country Club, Walter Gilbert Road

Cost: Adults - R120 (Includes a special gift for dad), Kids under 12 - R 60

For more info call: 031 3131 777

• Father's Day Braai

Do something a little different this year with your dad. Have fun and bond as a family while helping to raise funds for those less fortunate than yourselves.

The Street Child World Cup will be taking place in Durban in March 2010.

Imagine these young children being recognised for their fantastic soccer talents during one of the greatest events South Africa has ever hosted?

How can you help?

Why not host a braai and football day for Father's Day? It's really easy.

Visit the website

• "Classical" never goes out of style

If your dad loves the sounds of an orchestra coming together in perfect harmony, take him to The 2009 World Symphony Series with the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra.

The concert started in May and runs every Thursday till 2 July.

Yes, we realise it is not a possibility to go on father's day, but who said that Father's Day celebrations are restricted to 21 June?

The concerts feature an exciting mix of top international guest soloists and conductors, along with leading South African musicians.

Not to be missed.

For more info visit their website.

• Spoil dad at Suncoast

Suncoast is the biggest casino in Durban and is nestled against the gorgeous Durban Mile.

Since it opened its doors in 2001, it has become a prime tourist destination in South Africa.

Even Suncoast plans on celebrating the joys of fatherhood, so let your dad have some fun. He will be made to feel like a king as well as stand the chance to win gifts and gadgets galore!

For more info, visit their website today!

• A man with rhythm

Does your dad know how to groove to the music? (And he is not afraid of admitting it?) We may have something that is right up his alley.

From May 27 to July 18, uShaka Marine World will play host to a new musical extravaganza. "Twist and Shout" will feature tributes to music from legends such as The Beatles, the Doors, Dusty Springfield and the Mamas and Papas.

It would be so amusing to see your parents groove to songs such as "It's My Party" or "California Girls"

These songs will be performed by Lauren Laing and band Tequila Sunrise.

When: May 27 - July 18 (Saturday nights)

Time: 8pm (dinner starts at 7pm)

Where: uShaka Marine World

Cost: R150 per person (Includes a delicious buffet menu)

To book call: 031 328 8068

What are you waiting for? Durban is calling....
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