Learning in Baldwin

Four-Week Intro to DJ or Intro to Music Production Class at Spin DJ Academy (Up to 52% Off)

Spin DJ Academy

Multiple Locations

Students learn DJ skills or begin creating their own music over the course of four classes

$349 $169

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Five-Hour Pre-Licensing Course or 10 45-Minute Driving Lessons from Jojo Express Driving School (Up to 55% Off)

Jojo Express Driving School

Uniondale

Perfect your driving skills with time in the classroom and behind the wheel

$65 $29

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$45 for $75 Worth of Music Lessons — Daves Guitar Studio

Daves Guitar Studio

Merrick

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$75 $45

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$52 for $120 Worth of Singing Lessons — New York Musician's Center

New York Musician's Center

Bellmore

NYMC music instructors coach singers aged 6 and older in exciting voice classes each week; join in on the fun today!

$120 $52

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One or Two Months of Chess Classes at Smart Brain America (Up to 61% Off)

Smart Brain America

Multiple Locations

Students hone their analytical skills and learn chess strategy during weekly classes

$100 $44

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$63 for $140 toward SAT Test-Prep Classes — ThinkingCAP

Thinkingcap

Kew Gardens

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$140 $63

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A Private Music Lesson from Philip & Lauryn's Voice and Drum Lesson Studio (54% Off)

Philip & Lauryn's Voice And Drum Lesson Studio

Valley Stream

From the merchant: Broadway artist Lauryn Ciardullo and Philip Coiro share their passion for the performing arts with students of all ages

$50 $23

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Two or Four Private Music Lessons at J & J Music Studios (Up to 51% Off)

J & J Music Studios

Howard Beach

Professional instructors help students of all levels make sweet music with instruments such as piano, guitar, and vocals

$65 $32

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$59 for Classes, Playspace Passes, and Party Discount at Kidville Roslyn Heights (Up to $214.32 Value)

Kidville Roslyn Heights

Roslyn Heights

Kids up to age 6 express themselves through art, dance, and music in classes and tumble over soft structures during open play

$214.32 $59

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$38 for a 45-Minute Driving Lesson and State-Mandated Prelicensing Class at All Seasons Auto School ($77 Value)

All Seasons Auto School

Bowne Park

Instructors lead 45-minute driving lessons; state-required prelicensing course focuses on developing good driving habits

$77 $38

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Security-Guard Training at Interstate Security and Investigations (Up to 51% Off). Three Options Available.

Interstate Security and Investigations

Westbury

Supplement the New York–mandated training course for registered security guards with courses on loss prevention, fire, or counter-terrorism

$50 $25

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$132 for 10 Fundamental Music Group Classes for Kids at Vienna Music ($300 Value)

Vienna Music

Bayside

Kids aged 3–5 sing, play musical games, and partake in activities, learning about topics such as rhythm, pitch, dynamics, and song structure

$300 $132

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Online or In-Person Real-Estate Licensing Course at Real Estate Training Center (Up to 77% Off)

Real Estate Training Center

Multiple Locations

School offers online or in-person seminars & e-books that prepare aspiring real-estate agents for success in sales for the past 25 years

$465 $109

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Online or In-Person Real-Estate Licensing Course at New York Real Estate Institute (Up to 75% Off)

New York Real Estate Institute

Multiple Locations

School offers online or in-person seminars & textbooks that prepare aspiring real-estate agents for success in sales for the past 25 years

$395 $139

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Five-Hour Pre-Licensing Certificate for One or Two at All Care Driving School (Up to 61% Off)

All Care Driving School

All Care Driving School

New York State certified instructors lead future drivers toward their license in state-required pre-licensing class

$45 $20

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$75 for $149 Groupon — LearningRx Jericho

Learningrx Jericho

Jericho

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$149 $75

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Music Lessons or Rockstar Academy from New York Academy of Music (Up to 52% Off). Four Options Available.

New York Academy of Music

Amityville

Private music lessons provide students with individual attention, and Rockstar Academy classes teach kids how to command the stage

$90 $45

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Photography Class or 2 or 4 Hours of Video-to-DVD Transfer at Berger Bros Camera (Up to 56% Off)

Berger Bros Camera

Multiple Locations

Photography classes explore DSLR and point-and-shoot cameras; DVDs preserve beloved VHS tapes

$39.99 $19

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Four or Eight 30-Minute Drum Lessons at Long Island Drum & Music School (Up to 58% Off)

Long Island Drum & Music School

Plainview

Drawing on diverse styles like jazz and rock, certified instructors teach fundamental rhythms and beat-keeping skills to budding drummers

$100 $43

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Two or Four Private Music Lessons, or a Music-Themed Birthday Party at Bach To Rock (Up to 69% Off)

Bach To Rock

Multiple Locations

Kids or adults learn voice, strings, woodwinds & brass in individual lessons, or celebrate birthdays by singing or playing in a fun setting

$88 $30

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Music Playgroup for Kids at MusicRound @ Small World Connect (Up to 51% Off). Two Locations Available.

Kids Music Round @ Small World Connect

Multiple Locations

Little ones explore the world of music with their guardians during finger plays, sing-alongs, and rhythm-instrument-play time

$158 $79

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Three or Five Piano Lessons from Jed Berman Music (Up to 64% Off)

Jed Berman Music

Great Neck

Students learn to play the piano in the style of their choice from an instructor with more than 40 years of experience in the music industry

$195 $72

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Two or Five Salsa Classes at Zawacki Fitness (Up to 56% Off)

Zawacki Fitness

Roslyn

Aerobic Latin dance characterized by sultry hip movements and up-tempo pace

$30 $15

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Two, Four, or Six Private One-Hour Study Sessions at Find X (Up to 80% Off)

FIND X Math Centers

Lindenhurst

Math tutoring sessions for kindergarten- through college-age students feature a highly structured yet interactive instructional style

$100 $25

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60- or 90-Minute Private Makeup Lesson or 60-Minute Lesson for Two at Shara Makeup Studio (Up to 63% Off)

Shara Makeup Studio

Dominique Salon

Makeup artists with 10 years of experience guide students through makeup selection and step-by-step application

$125 $55

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Group Singing Lessons at Vocal Boot Camp (Up to 55% Off)

Vocal Boot Camp

Shetler Studios

Vocal coach builds confident singing through endurance, ear-training, breath, and projection exercises seven days a week

$199 $98

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$199 for Life, Accident, and Health Insurance-Agent Licensing Course at Real Estate Education Center ($450 Value)

Real Estate Education Center

Multiple Locations

40-hour prelicensure course equips students with the knowledge necessary to connect others with injury- and accident-insurance plans

$450 $199

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$89 for a Student Assessment and Four Group Tutoring Sessions at Thinking Tree Inc. ($180 Value)

Thinking Tree Inc.

Sheepshead Bay

Professional tutors work with kids in groups during tutoring sessions in any subject

$180 $89

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180-Minute Digital Photography Workshop at Photolosophy (46% Off)

Photolosophy

Chelsea

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$160 $86

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One or Three Private 60-Minute Piano Lessons from David Sklar Studios (Up to 68% Off)

David Sklar Studios

Upper West Side

Experienced musician David Sklar teaches students of all ages to play piano using a mixture of technique, music theory, and ear training

$120 $39

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Four Weeks of Salsa Classes and Dance Party for One, Two, or Four People at Club Cache (Up to 54% Off)

Club Cache

New York

This club is dedicated to salsa dancing on Thursdays and bachata on Fridays, with introductory lessons starting things off each night

$12 $6

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5 or 10 Salsa Dance Classes for One or Two People at Karisma Dancers (71% Off)

Karisma Dancers

Upper West Side

Seasoned dancers from a highly lauded dance company impart their skills to students, covering salsa fundamentals in a group setting

$75 $22

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$165 for $300 Worth of Services at Avenue Music Room

Avenue Music Room

New York

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$300 $165

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$798 for a Project Management Professional–Certification Four-Day Prep Course at EreStar, Inc. ($1,995 Value)

EreStar, Inc.

New York

Students gain valuable knowledge that is in alignment with PMI’s fifth edition of the PMBoK as well as helpful studying and testing tips

$1,995 $798

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Two or Four 30-Minute Private Guitar, Piano, Bass, or Ukulele Lessons at Guitar Cities New York (Up to 56% Off)

Guitar Cities

Midtown Center

Dexterous instrumentalists train aspiring players of all ages during low-key one-on-one lessons tailored to skill level or song choice

$90 $42

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$480 for Six Weeks of Project Management Classes at Cambridge Business Institute ($1,499 Value)

Cambridge Business Institute

Garment District

Learn managerial skills for careers in construction management, IT, and engineering during hands-on sessions; earn certificate of completion

$1,499 $480

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Introductory Forex Course, Analysis and Strategies Course, or Both from Tudor City Capital LLC (Up to 81% Off)

Tudor City Capital LLC

Koreatown

Courses in foreign-currency trading teach the basics or how to analyze and strategize at a higher level

$599 $130

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One or Three Photography Workshops from PhotoManhattan (Up to 62% Off)

PhotoManhattan

Flatiron District

Professional photographers instruct beginner and advanced shutterbugs in two-hour photography workshops around NYC

$75 $29

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French for Travelers at The French Language Salon (Up to 51% Off)

The French Language Salon

Upper East Side

Teachers help students develop vocabulary skills through conversation; one-time three-hour travelers course teaches common essential phrases

$79 $39

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Two-Visit Upholstery Course for One or Two at Save A Thon Stores (Up to 68% Off)

Save A Thon Stores

East Harlem

Inside 40-year-old store with fabric from around the world, seasoned seamsters teach the fundamentals of upholstery; supplies provided

$58.50 $22

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Five-Hour MV-278 Pre-Licensing Course for One or Two from Action Driving School (50% Off)

Action Driving School

Forest Hills

The pre-licensing class concludes with a one-year certificate and the MV-278 form that is required to schedule a NY State DMV road test

$40 $20

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$250 for a Five-Week Dental Billing Course at Precise Today ($1,000 Value)

Precise Today

Precise Today

Learn how to efficiently and correctly bill dental services during a five-week course that teaches dental terminology, anatomy, and coding

$1,000 $250

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Ballroom Sampler Group Classes with Optional Private Lessons at Studio Q'dance (Up to 67% Off)

Studio Q'dance

Multiple Locations

Sampler includes: foxtrot and west coast swing; waltz and tango; and rumba and cha cha cha

$80 $35

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60-Minute Dining-Ettiquette Lesson for One or Two at Polished Social Image Consultants (64% Off)

Polished Social Image Consultants

New York

Image consultant Samantha von Sperling’s etiquette lesson covers a meal from beginning to end, including greeting, conversation, and dining

$300 $109

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Commercial Casting NY Studio Experience NY Kids & Teens (60% Off)

Actors Connection Kids & Teens

Clinton

Wonder what its like to be in a commercial? On November 23, kids ages 7–17 experience a two-hour session in our on-camera New York studio!

$73 $29

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New York Notary or Real-Estate-Salesperson Licensing Course from Ivy Real Estate Education (Up to 67% Off)

Ivy Real Estate Education

Garment District

Notary licensing course covers NYS notary exam topics; 75-hour licensing course informs students interested in buying or selling real estate

$75 $35

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$47 for Four 30-Minute Private Music Lessons at Istein Education Center ($156 Value)

Istein education center

Forest Hills

Learn a musical instrument of your choice at a pace that’s comfortable for you

$156 $39

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$98 for $200 Worth of Academic-Tutor Services — Origins Tutoring

Origins Tutoring

New York

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$200 $98

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How-to Self-Massage Class or One or Three Wellness and Nutrition Classes at Park Avenue Nutrition (Up to 61% Off)

Park Avenue Nutrition

Upper East Side

30-minute group classes about soothing self-massage and reflexology or wellness and nutrition topics like hydrating and staving off cravings

$85 $39

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Makeup Lesson and Application from Mia Farah Beautique (51% Off)

Mia Farah Beautique

West Babylon

Certified makeup artist and esthetician teaches you how to do your own makeup with step-by-step instructions, along with a skincare routine

$150 $74

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One-Hour DJ or Introductory Music-Production Class at Caffeine Academy (Up to 73% Off)

Caffeine Academy

iDJ NOW - West Babylon

Music lovers learn on professional equipment with DJ classes that teach how to spin or music-production classes, exploring the business side

$75 $22

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$46 for $125 Worth of Music Lessons — Momentum School of Music

Momentum School Of Music

West Islip

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$125 $46

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$19 for $38 Groupon — Ms. Roe's Music Center

Ms. Roe's Music Center

Deer Park

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$38 $19

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Two or Four 30-Minute Private Music Lessons at Huntington Bay Music (Up to 57% Off)

Huntington Bay Music

Huntington

Lessons focus on guitar, piano, trumpets, clarinet, violin, or singing; instruments are available to rent for an extra fee

$60 $26

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Prelicensing or Defensive-Driving Course with 45-Minute Road Lesson at Left Turn Driving School (Up to 59% Off)

Left Turn Driving School

Midwood

Calm, reassuring instructors cultivate command of traffic rules and vehicle mechanics along with alert and courteous driving attitude

$95 $39

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One Day or 10 Hours of Computer Gaming or Internet Access at Kings Games (Half Off)

Kings Games

Brooklyn

Computer gaming and Internet keep people clicking for up to one full day with access to games, printers, and copiers

$50 $25

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Defensive-Driving Course at Amethyst Driving School (49% Off)

Amethyst Driving School

Sheepshead Bay

From the merchant: New York Defensive Driver Course;10% auto premium reduction for three years; approved by the New York State DMV

$65 $33

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Three or Six Half-Hour Music Lessons at Williamsburg School of Music (Up to 62% Off)

Williamsburg School of Music

Williamsburg

Expert instructors lead students of all levels through lessons on the piano, guitar, drums, or voice

$120 $48

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$33 for $65 Worth of Music Lessons — Drum Lessons with David Ashkenazy

Drum Lessons With David Ashkenazy

Prospect Lefferts Gardens

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$65 $33

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Outdoor Photography Class or a Photography-Based Day Trip from Discover Outdoors (Up to 58% Off)

Discover Outdoors

Multiple Locations

Students take to the outdoors to snap photos of wildlife on a nature hike or a landmark such as the Brooklyn Bridge or Central Park

$69 $29

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$110 for $200 Worth of Services at Center of Art and Imagination

Center of Arts and Imagination

Bath Beach

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$200 $110

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5-Week Speech-Therapy and Brain-Training Session or One Speech-Therapy Session at Robateau & Associates (Up to 70% Off)

Robateau & Associates

Clinton Hill

Certified clinicians help students improve their language skills and thinking, improving academic performance and behavior

$2,700 $799

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Two Tutoring Sessions from The Learning Shell (55% Off)

The Learning Shell

Brooklyn

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$250 $112

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A Private Music Lesson from Prospect Music and Recording Lessons (50% Off)

Prospect Music And Recording Lessons

Brooklyn

From the merchant: Up to four weeks of 60-minute lessons on guitar, bass, or recording techniques from a Berklee graduate professional

$60 $30

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$99 for $180 Groupon — Slopetopia Music School

Slopetopia Music School

Park Slope

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$180 $99

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$84 for $200 Worth of Academic-Tutor Services — Asian Community United Society

Asian Community United Society

Sunset Park

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$200 $84

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Two or Four One-Hour Private Guitar Lessons at Guitar Lessons NYC (Up to 59% Off)

Guitar Lessons NYC

New York

Students learn to play the guitar in one-on-one lessons with an experienced instructor

$240 $99

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One or Two Private Driving Lessons at Denzil's Auto Driving School (Up to 51% Off)

Denzil's Auto Driving School

Crown Heights

Private lessons helps students get ready for road exams with one-on-one attention

$40 $20

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One Month of Adult Salsa or Kids Dance Classes for One or Two at Latin Fever Dance Studio (Up to 58% Off)

Latin Fever Dance Studio

Flatbush - Ditmas Park

Adults can learn sensual steps to move to Latin music; kids dance classes include ballet, tap, hip hop, salsa, or pop

$65 $29

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A Private Music Lesson from Garrin Benfield Guitar Lessons (46% Off)

Brooklyn Guitar Lessons

Williamsburg

Acoustic or electric guitar instruction with patient, friendly teacher; we use an intuitive approach that emphasizes listening

$100 $54

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$279 for a 10-Hour GED, SAT, or GRE Math Class at Math Made Easy ($599 Value)

Math Made Easy

Math Made Easy

Dynamic teachers lead small classes that ensure personal attention while teaching test-taking strategies and giving comprehensive reviews

$599 $279

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$40 for $80 Worth of Test-Prep Classes — Little Genius Prep Inc.

Little Genius Prep Inc.

Brooklyn

From the merchant: We offer test prep for the SAT, SHSAT, OLSAT, Common Core and Gifted and Talented (Mark Twain school, etc.) exams.

$80 $40

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Introduction to Motorcycle Experience for One or Two at Motorcycle Safety School (Up to 66% Off)

Motorcycle Safety School

Multiple Locations

Introductory course teaches students the basics of motorcycling through classroom instruction and training on an actual motorcycle

$90 $35

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$30 for $60 Worth of Music Lessons at DG Rockers Guitar School

DG Rockers Guitar School

Dyker Heights

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$60 $30

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1 or 10 Children's Handwriting Classes at Sensory Street Pediatric Occupational Therapy PC (Up to 54% Off)

Sensory Street Pediatric Occupational Therapy PC

Brooklyn

Encouraging occupational therapists helps kids improve their perceptual, cognitive, and motor skills for better handwriting

$20 $10

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$7 for $20 Groupon — Empire All Stars Bklyn

Empire All Stars

Brooklyn

From the merchant: learn all basic skills affiliated with cheerleading and tumbling . Check our website for available tumbling classes

$20 $7

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One Month of Dance Classes for Kids, Adults, or Couples at La Nueva Salsa De Hoy Dance Studio (Up to 61% Off)

La Nueva Salsa De Hoy Dance Studio

Brooklyn

In a welcoming studio, students of all skill levels can learn the sensual rhythms of salsa dancing solo or with a partner

$60 $26

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$545 for $990 Worth of Academic-Tutor Services — Friends of Bedford Educational Center

Friends Of Bedford, Inc.

Brooklyn

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$990 $545

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3 or 6 Private Haitian Creole Lessons from The Haitian Creole Language Institute of New York (Up to 53% Off)

The Haitian Creole Language Institute of New York

Dummy

Teachers travel to your home for one-on-one Haitian Creole lessons

$180 $89

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In the late 1970s career educators Eileen and Raymond Huntington opened the first Huntington Learning Center in Oradell, New Jersey. Their goal was to take an individualized approach to education, adjusting instructional tactics according to each student's set of needs. Their success in helping K–12 students prepare for exams and improve grades and study skills quickly spawned franchises across New York and New Jersey.

Today, the certified Huntington tutoring staff utilizes testing and rubrics for assessing each child's skills, academic needs, and potential for growth. The teachers even note the student's behavior in different testing and academic situations to craft a methodology sensitive to each child's learning style. Teachers also adhere to the company's code of ethics that stresses professionalism and confidentiality and encourages pupils to improve their grades honestly through dedicated study rather than shortcuts.

656 Sunrise Hwy
Baldwin,
NY
US

From the passenger seats of two 2012 Toyota Corollas, Access2Drive Driving School's English- and Spanish-speaking instructors dispense valuable advice about every aspect of four-wheeled transportation. During hands-on lessons, students of all ages take the wheel to practice parallel parking and find a parking space that's not in the middle of a monster-truck arena. Students satisfy the state's pre-licensing mandate with five-hour courses that span topics such as driving within the transportation system and developing appropriate habits and skills. Those who enroll in the school's defensive-driving course get 10% off on any insurance purchased in New York for a period of three years.

732 Sunrise Highway
Baldwin,
NY
US

The caring coaches at CATS combine game play, exercise, and team building to foster kiddies' forays into the sporting life. Basic athletic classes cross-train tots (ages 1–4) in the rudiments of basketball, tennis, soccer, golf, and other classic sphere-centric pursuits. Sports-development courses ready older rug rats (ages prekindergarten–10) for competitive athletics by focusing on strategy, physical conditioning, and agility. Each new registration comes with a CATS T-shirt and a washable sense of self-confidence. Look here for the spring class schedule, here for the summer schedule and upcoming events, or at the nearest shiny surface to check for lodged poppy seeds.

188 Maple Ave
Rockville Centre,
NY
US

uBreakiFix CEO Justin Wetherill spoke with Groupon about the importance of protecting your smartphone and the challenges of fixing a phone that has been dropped into a deep fryer.

On the worst thing you can do after cracking your smartphone?s glass screen

?Don?t just put it into your pocket and continue to use it,? Wetherill says. The broken glass can actually cause serious damage to the phone?s inner components and turn a relatively simple fix into a costly repair job.

On the repair process

"Look, this is something we do every day," Wetherill says. "You are not the first person to break a phone.? Collectively, uBreakiFix's highly trained technicians repair more than 20,000 devices a month, drawing from a library of high-quality parts that are tested twice before they ever get used in a repair service. Free diagnostics are a staple at all uBreakiFix locations, so customers understand the problem before any work is done.

On growing his business

uBreakiFix began as a business based out of Wetherill?s living room, and it now boasts more than 60 locations nationwide. ?We are proof that the American dream is alive,? he says.

On unusual repair jobs

Wetherill remembers one fast-food employee who dropped her phone into a restaurant?s deep fryer. ?It smelled pretty bad,? he said; however, the repairs were successful. Another customer lost his phone in a cement mixer. After some serious effort, the technicians were able to safely recover all of the important data, but the phone died a few hours later. As Wetherill pointed out, ?it did go through a cement mixer.? Some miracles just aren?t meant to be.

On the importance of a one-day turnaround time

Repairs at uBreakiFix?s store locations can often take as little as an hour, according to Wetherill. This is a critical part of the shops' focus?something Wetherill personally understands. If forced to choose between spending the weekend without his smartphone or his left arm, he jokes that he would pick the arm. ?Of course, this is assuming that there wouldn?t be any pain,? he laughs.

44 North Village Avenue
Rockville Centre,
NY
US

Ken Benshish and Yi Qian both grew up loving music, but the process of learning to play it ranged from uninspiring to mind numbing. The two musicians started iSchool of Music & Art to provide a much different experience—a positive, supportive atmosphere that takes into account each student’s personality and goals. Students aged 3 and older who can’t tell a drumstick from a plectrum and don’t even know the street value of a quarter note can learn piano, drums, guitar, or voice skills from scratch, then test their newfound skills with multiple performance opportunities throughout the year. Instructors host private classes or group students into their own rock-band performance troupes, while intensive camps culminate in field trips to Lincoln Center and tour of a real recording studio.

325 Sunrise Hwy
Rockville Centre,
NY
US

Situated on Molloy College's campus, the 550-seat Madison Theatre welcomes a diverse lineup of entertainment to its stage in 2012, from music education and string quartets to cabaret acts and plays. The Teaching Artists Ensemble of the New York Philharmonic draws kids into an afternoon of interactive music-making with fun woodwind and percussion instruments during Kaleidoscope. Earlier in the month, John Pizzarelli weaves his crooning pipes with the crystalline vocals of his wife, Broadway songstress Jessica Molaskey, all while trading jazz guitar licks with his father, the renowned jazz ax man Bucky Pizzarelli. As the John Pizzarelli Trio, they nourish ears like a turducken of sound during a set of original compositions and bebop-infused standards from the Great American Songbook. At the end of April, ETHEL skewers the audience's perception of the classic string quartet through rapid improvisation and unorthodox amplification of their instruments, a practice they've employed while recording with rock greats such as Todd Rundgren and David Byrne.

1000 Hempstead Ave
Rockville Centre,
NY
US