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Pump It Up's indoor inflatable arenas launch socked striplings into the air with a plethora of kid-friendly bounce pads. Staffers supervise fun-filled visits, during which adult counterparts leap around with their kids through gargantuan bounce houses, skip down air-filled slides, and slither like snakes covered in bacon grease through an inflated obstacle course.

The colorful venue also hosts custom birthday parties and private team parties, each themed to please the partygoers in question. These soirees immerse children in a schedule of interactive activities befitting a pirate or a superhero while melting off youthful energy faster than ice cubes thrown into a running DVD player. The birthday boy or girl even gets to blow out the candles on their cake seated in their blow-up throne. Occasionally, the staffers switch off the lights, arming the roomful of players with glow sticks and bracelets as they navigate the air-cushioned obstaclescape. Relying on the staffers' vigilant, watchful eyes, guardians can rest assured that their charges will stay safe, and each piece of the inflatable playground is held to the floor and ceiling by a complex series of anchors installed according to strict safety standards.

1301 Franquette Ave.
Concord,
CA
US

An official American Heart Association CPR training center, Safety Training Seminars has provided first-aid education in life-saving courses since 1989. Although the center's American Heart Association instructors possess extensive life-saving skills, they still know how to present their material for the general public. Despite the urgent nature of the techniques they teach, they manage to create a low-stress and casual environment. Catering to those with busy schedules, classes are scheduled year-round across the Bay Area, with many times and locations available.

785 Oak Grove Rd.
Concord,
CA
US

Gymboree offers a bevy of baby-engaging classes, in which parents and wee ones work together to build tots' creativity and encourage development through play. Weekly classes are available for every age from the freshly born sapling to the 5-years-young wise wanderer. This deal includes rhythm-building music classes, sports classes, imagination-expanding art classes, and Gymboree's most popular class, Play & Learn. The month-long membership allows you to take one class per week, with make-ups available during enrollment if you miss a class.

1975 Diamond Blvd
Concord,
CA
US

The inimitable Dolly Parton beams her bright gifts of immaculate song-craft and prodigious showmanship at concertgoers, illuminating and delighting audiences as she embarks on her Better Day World Tour. Ordained with the power to wring tears from stoic Cyclopes and smiles from sour chuck wagons, this Appalachian renaissance woman has wowed music fans with her boundless talents for more than four decades. From Coat of Many Colors to her new album Better Day, Dolly’s songbook unspools like a palm-reading of America that forecasts joy, as she puts on an extravagant show laden with hits and costume changes. Purchase up to eight of today’s Groupon and bring the whole clan or treat rival bobsled teams to a night of sing-along splendor.

2000 Kirker Pass Rd
Concord,
CA
US

Pizzas heated over a wood fire and fresh selections of meat and seafood entertain the taste buds of visitors seeking a Tuscan dining experience at Grissini Trattoria. The restaurant's nimble-handed kitchen collaborators top caesar salad with calamari ($12), and smother blank crusts in house-smoked chicken and barbecue sauce on the smoked chicken pizza to proteinize a power lunch ($14). Dinner delicacies, meanwhile, can be preceded by an antipasto of butternut squash ravioli ($9.50), or beef carpaccio, sliced paper thin and served with aged parmesan and a toasted baguette ($9.50). The accommodating staff will cheerfully explain the differences between penne and ziti and demonstrate which noodle can be interlocked into better action figures while you cleanse your physical and metaphorical palate with shrimp linguine ($17) or veal saltimbocca ($24).

1970 Diamond Blvd
Concord,
CA
US

Many of FoamOrder's organic mattresses swaddle sleepers in Natural Sense organic foam crafted from rubber-tree sap and free-trade clouds. The all-natural fibers of the mattresses—which come in five levels of firmness—encourage restful, stress-free slumber by resisting dust mites, mold, and the temptation to cheat on the SATs. Customers can clothe skinny twins ($850.07–$1,698.50) in certified-organic-wool mattress protectors with water-resistant, needle-punched fibers ($59.95–$98.85 for a twin), and teens sleep in style with full bed sets that include a headboard ($129), box springs ($195), and a bed frame ($54.95). Floorboard-phobic foam-lovers can hoist beds out of harm's way with a Captain’s bed frame ($780.80 for a queen), which stands 15.25 inches off the ground, eliminating the need to memorize lengthy levitation spells.

3482 Clayton Rd
Concord,
CA
US