Kids Activities in Cranford

$65 for a Kids' Indoor Play Package with Three Enrichment Classes and Five Playspace Passes ($246 Value)

Kidville

Westfield

Classes in topics like art and music, plus passes to a playspace with a climbing wall and tumble track; birthday day party credit included

$246 $65

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One-Year Individual or Family Membership to Liberty Hall Museum (Up to 58% Off)

Liberty Hall Museum

Union

Victorian fashions and antique furniture fill the rooms of this 200-year-old home where George Washington and General Grant once stayed

$25 $12

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10 or 20 Batting-Cage Tokens with Refreshments at The Ballpark (Up to 60% Off)

The Ballpark

Springfield

Indoor baseball and softball sessions offer batting-cage practice and classic stadium fare including drinks and popcorn

$25 $12

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One Batting-Cage Rental or One Month of Rentals with Optional Lessons at Gamers Baseball Academy (Up to 68% Off)

Gamers Baseball Academy

Kenilworth

Baseball and softball batting cages help batters hone skills with speeds ranging from little-league- to college-level pitches

$60 $19

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Four Two-Hour Open-Play Visits with Option for Simulator Rides at Screamin' Parties (Up to 62% Off)

Screamin' Parties

Multiple Locations

Inflatable playground includes 20 ft. shark slide, interactive games, and obstacle course; roller coaster simulator offers lifelike thrills

$62 $25

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Batting Session at The Hit Factory Baseball and Softball Academy (Up to 51% Off). Four Options Available.

The Hit Factory Baseball and Softball Academy

Elizabeth

Batters can hit the cages and swing at 100 or 200 pitches, use a 30-minute batting lesson to sharpen skills, or rent a cage for 60 minutes

$12 $6

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Ice Skating for Two or Four with Skate Rental, Drink, and Snack at Aspen Ice at Flemington (Up to 55% Off)

Aspen Ice at Flemington

Raritan

Full-size NHL rink with arcade hosts groups for open-skate sessions that include snacks, drinks, and a DJ on Friday nights

$32 $15

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Admission for 2, 4, 6, or 10 to USGA Golf Museum with One Round on Pynes Putting Course (Up to 60% Off)

USGA Golf Museum

Far Hills

Premier collection of golf artifacts and memorabilia, thousands of hours of footage, and a putting course with replica antique clubs

$24 $12

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$46 for 3 Kids’ Classes, 2 Playspace Sessions, and $50 Toward Birthday Party at Kidville ($122 Value)

Kidville

Summit

Kids’ center helps develop social and educational skills with art, music, gym, and enrichment classes, along with an interactive playspace

$122 $46

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$45 for $100 Worth of Services at Newark Academy of Arts

Paganini Institute Of Music & Arts

North Ironbound

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$100 $45

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3, 5, or 10 Kids' Structured-Playtime Sessions at Clicks & Bricks Learning Center (Up to 59% Off)

Clicks & Bricks Learning Center

Metuchen

Classes can teach kids how to build robots and simple machines out of plastic blocks, improving problem-solving and communication skills

$36 $15

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Four Admissions or One-Year Family Membership to the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts (Up to 60% Off)

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

Madison

Museum dedicated to pre-Industrial America showcases tools, crafts, and trades inside a historic building from 1900

$20 $9.99

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One or Three 30-Minute Private Figure Skate Lessons at Edge Skate Shop (Up to 57% Off)

Edge Skate Shop

West Orange

Private 30-minute lessons teach students how to gracefully glide on the ice

$50 $25

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Milano II Piano in Rosewood Satin Polished Finish, or a Milano II Portable Piano at Worldwide Piano (57% Off)

Worldwide Piano

Edison

Enrico Aquino III has kept his family tradition alive by embracing his father’s belief in friendly, encouraging instruction

$5,995 $2,599

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$83 for $150 Groupon — Bernardsville School of Music inc.

Bernardsville School Of Music

Bernardsville

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$150 $83

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Month Membership to Kids' Gym for One or Two or Month of Enrichment at Kids Blvd (Up to 63% Off)

Kids Blvd

Warren

Children exercise their minds and bodies with toys, interactive games, a creative arts station, and a sensory gym

$75 $32

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Medieval Times Tournament for One Child or Adult with Four-Course Dinner and Optional Royalty Package (Up to 45% Off)

Medieval Times

Lyndhurst

Medieval tournament sees ironclad knights joust atop horses and battle with swords while viewers feast on a four-course meal

$43.54 $29

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"Jack Hanna into the Wild Live" Plus Safari Hat and Binoculars at State Theatre on February 16 (Up to 44% Value)

Jack Hanna Into the Wild Live

State Theatre

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Famed wildlife expert and TV fixture takes fans on a virtual safari with scores of video footage, fun stories, and live exotic creatures

$45 $25

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Ice-Skating for Two, Four, Six, or Ten with Skate Rental at Floyd Hall Arena (Up to 53% Off)

Floyd Hall Arena

Floyd Hall Arena

Two NHL-sized ice rinks host public skating sessions throughout the week

$24 $12

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$149 for a 90-Minute Birthday Party for Up to 15 Children at Tumble Zone ($350 Value)

Tumble Zone

Little Falls

Birthday party for up to 15 children includes one hour of gym playtime and 30 minutes in a party room

$350 $149

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10 or 15 Open-Jump Play Times at Jump On In (Up to 61% Off)

Jump On In

Boonton

Kids clamber through giant inflatable obstacle courses, slip down slides, and burn extra energy bouncing and jumping

$100 $49

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Two Hours of Bowling, Shoe Rental, and One Pitcher of Beer or Soda for Up to Six at Van Houten Lanes (Up to 70% Off)

Van Houten Lanes

Athenia

Sip soda or craft beer during friendly games at a bowling center with an on-site pizzeria

$82 $25

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Big Apple Circus's "Metamorphosis" at Damrosh Park at Lincoln Center on November 12–December 5 (Up to 53% Off)

Big Apple Circus' "Metamorphosis"

Damrosh Park at Lincoln Center

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Thrilling two-hour circus develops a theme of transformation via trapeze artists, jugglers, and contortionists, among other performers

$50 $30

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Gazillion Bubble Show at New World Stages, Nov. 21–Feb. 22 (Up to 57% Off). Offer Powered by Telecharge.com.

Gazillion Bubble Show

New World Stages

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A family who has honed its show for more than 20 years creates and layers dazzling bubbles amid colorful lasers

$82 $45

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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and Space Shuttle Pavilion Visit with Optional Tour or Membership –Up to 45% Off

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Pier 86, NYC

Museum features the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets, and a missile submarine

$31 $20

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Arcade Play or Two-Hour Child's Birthday Party for Up to 10 at the Chinatown Fair (Up to 60% Off)

Chinatown Fair

Chinatown

Arcade classics and contemporary favorites such as air hockey, skee-ball, basketball, DDRX3, BeatMania, car racing and ticketed prize games

$30 $15

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$49 for $90 Worth of Music Lessons — Flute Lessons with Barbara Siesel

Flute Lessons With Barbara Siesel

New York

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$90 $49

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$12 for Visit for Two Plus a Guided Tour at Museum of the American Gangster ($40 Value)

Museum of The American Gangster

East Village

Museum profiling mob bosses, bank robbers, and gangsters in old St. Mark's speakeasy

$40 $12

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One-Year Membership to El Museo del Barrio New York (50% Off). Two Options Available.

El Museo del Barrio New York

Manhattan

One year of admission and invitations to exhibition openings at a museum with 6,500 pieces of Latino, Latin American, and Caribbean art

$50 $25

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$130 for $260 Groupon — Classical Guitar NYC

Classical Guitar Nyc

New York

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$260 $130

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5 or 10 Guitar Lessons at GotChops Music (Up to 88% Off)

GotChops Music

Manhattanville

Musician with two decades of experience and an album under his belt teaches guitar lessons at his studio or in Manhattan homes

$255 $35

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$220 for $400 Groupon — Grammy Music producer

Cool Guy Music Studios

New York

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$400 $220

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Art-Museum Membership or Visit for Two or Four at The National Academy Museum & School (57% Off)

National Academy Museum & School

Upper East Side

Inside a renovated 5th Ave. mansion, dating back to 1902, guests enjoy exhibits by American masters and contemporary artists and architects

$30 $15

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Individual, Family, or Supporter Membership to The Studio Museum in Harlem (Up to 61% Off)

Studio Museum

Harlem

Dedicated to developing artists of African descent, the Museum celebrates contemporary art and Harlem’s rich cultural history

$50 $25

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$120 for $240 Groupon — Brooklyn Guitar Lessons with Bryan Wade

Brooklyn Guitar Lessons With Bryan Wade

New York

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$240 $120

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Passes for One, Two, or Four People at Modern Pinball NYC (Up to 53% Off)

Modern Pinball NYC

Manhattan

Rack up points with unlimited play on 30+ pinball machines from the 70s to today; as seen on NBC’s TODAY show, FOX News and Wall St. Journal

$19 $9

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Monday Night Magic at The Players Theatre (Up to 44% Off)

Monday Night Magic

The Players Theatre

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Accomplished illusionists and performers delight audiences with sleight of hand, mentalism, and comedy

$69.50 $39

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60-Minute Musical Instrument Lesson at Steel X Plosion (53% Off)

Steel X Plosion

New York

From the merchant: Learn to play the steel drums from one of the best steel drum players in the world, Freddy Harris III.

$80 $38

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One Private Instrument Lesson at VAR Guitar Lessons (44% Off)

Var Guitar Lessons

Clinton

Texas-born strummer wants you to learn from the master

$25 $14

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Admission for Two or Four to 9/11 Tribute Center (Up to 57% Off)

9/11 Tribute Center

Financial District

Learn about the attacks on September 11, 2001 & the bombing on February 26, 1993, through interactive exhibits, artifacts & personal stories

$30 $14

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Admission for One or Two or Annual Membership for One or a Family at the Jewish Museum (Up to 49% Off)

The Jewish Museum

Upper East Side

Delve into art and Jewish culture with a 1-day admission or an annual membership, offering discounts, early access to exhibitions, and more

$15 $10

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$248 for $450 Worth of Music Lessons — Freddy Charles Music

Freddy Charles Music

New York

Three 45-minute guitar or drum lessons with recording artist Freddy Charles

$450 $248

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Four or 10 Private Drum Lessons at American One Productions (Up to 64% Off)

American One Productions

Woodland Park

Instructors pound out the basics of rhythm and technique during one-on-one drumming lessons

$140 $50

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Admission, Tai Chi or Meditation Classes, or Membership at Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art (Up to 50% Off)

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Lighthouse Hill

The museum's permanent collection focuses on rare and sacred pieces from Tibet and nations influenced by Tibetan Buddhism

$24 $12

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$30 for Two 30-Minute Private Lessons at Richmond Music Center ($60 Value)

Richmond Music Center

Charleston

Music teachers with master’s degrees and professional careers instruct students; special-needs and music-therapy classes available

$60 $30

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$30 for $60 Worth of Batting Practice — Athlete U

Athlete U

Charleston

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

$60 $30

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Visit or Membership to the Museum of Tolerance New York (Up to 56% Off). Five Options Available.

Museum of Tolerance New York

Mid Town

Interactive exhibits on the Holocaust and contemporary human-rights violations illustrate the consequences of intolerance

$30 $17

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Visit for Two or Membership to Museum Of The Moving Image (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

Museum Of The Moving Image

Astoria

Newly renovated museum with more than 1,400 artifacts on display; events have featured Martin Scorsese, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Rachel Weisz

$24 $14

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$55 for $100 Groupon — Ryan Cantwell Music Coaching & Recording

Ryan Cantwell Music Coaching & Recording

New York

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$100 $55

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Five-Day Musical Instrument Course at Rami Tabla (53% Off)

Rami Tabla

BDA Studios

From the merchant: Welcome to the magical world of Rhythm! We start at the beginning, with basic hits and rhythms. Class Runs Sats in Nov

$135 $63

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One Private Piano Lesson at Floris Boere Piano Lessons (52% Off)

Floris Boere Piano Lessons

New York

From the merchant: Beginners or adepts, in this piano lesson I will show you how to take your piano skills to the next level.

$25 $12

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Children's Dance Classes at Piel Canela Dance and Music School (Up to 70% Off). Four Options Available.

Piel Canela Dance and Music School

Garment District

Kids can join dance classes such as ballet, salsa, and hip hop

$75 $25

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Visit for Two, Four, or Six to the Museum of American Finance (Up to 58% Off)

Museum of American Finance

Financial District

The story of American finance told through collections of historic documents and interactive exhibits

$16 $8

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5 or 10 Open-Bounce Visits at BounceU Bridgewater (53% Off)

BounceU Bridgewater

Bridgewater

Bounce haven filled with inflated slides, obstacle courses, bounce houses, football-toss game, T-ball game, and arcade

$75 $35

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Laser Tag and Arcade Tokens for Two, Four, or Six at Bridgewater Sports Arena (Up to 55% Off)

Bridgewater Sports Arena

Martinsville

Teams battle one another in a futuristic laser tag arena complete with fog and black lights

$22 $11

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Tokens and Points or Party Package at Bev & Wally's Family Fun Center (Up to 71% Off). 4 Options Available.

Bev & Wally's Family Fun Center

Monmouth County

Arcade filled with racing, shooting, sports, and dance games as well as skee-ball and video poker; prizes include stuffed animals and toys

$30 $12

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Four Weeks of Play & Learn, Art, or School Skills Classes at Gymboree Play & Music (Up to 63% Off)

Gymboree Play & Music

Gymboree Play & Music

Innovative play environment hosts development-based classes focused on creativity and physical activity

$121 $45

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Four or Eight Drop-In Parent-Child Play Sessions at Wee Play (Up to 51% Off)

Wee Play

Somerville

Play sessions with musical instruments, an obstacle course, and free play stimulate cognitive development in children up to 48 months

$50 $25

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Two or Four 30-Minute Music Lessons at Division Street Music Shop (Up to 55% Off)

Division Street Music Shop

Somerville

Lessons in voice, percussion, harmonica, recorder, brass, wind instruments, keys, or even ProTools recording software

$50 $25

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Mini Golf for Two, Four, or Six at Tee-rrific Golf Center (Up to 53% Off)

Tee-rrific Golf Center

Somerville

Pair of 18-hole, recently upgraded mini-golf courses challenge players to show off their putting strokes

$16 $8

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Three or Six Half-Hour Music Lessons at Williamsburg School of Music (Up to 52% Off)

Williamsburg School of Music

Williamsburg

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

$120 $59

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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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$99 for $180 Groupon — Slopetopia Music School

Slopetopia Music School

Park Slope

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$180 $99

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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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Wednesday Night Drink & Draw Event for Two or Four at The Living Gallery in Brooklyn (Up to 64% Off)

The Living Gallery

Brooklyn

Sketchers indulge in provided beer, wine & snacks while drawing live models & grooving to DJ music or ever-changing line-up of bands

$40 $15

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$440 for $800 at UberAcademic - Summer Day Camp

Uber Academic

Brookln

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$800 $440

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Two-Hour Trampoline or Rappelling Class for One or Two People at Hollywood Stunts NYC (Up to 55% Off)

Hollywood Stunts NYC

Greenpoint

Experienced stuntmen show students aged 10 and older how to safely rappel down walls or leap on trampolines

$40 $18

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Visit for Two or Annual Membership for One or Two to the Morbid Anatomy Museum (Up to 55% Off)

Morbid Anatomy Museum

Gowanus

Macabre collection of preserved body parts, taxidermy, and other artifacts celebrates the history of death and grieving in various cultures

$20 $11

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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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$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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One 30-Minute Instrument or Vocal Class at Music Box School (54% Off)

Music Box School

Brooklyn

From the merchant: You can choose any private lesson from Violin, Guitar, Piano or Voice. Let the magic of music enrich your life!

$35 $16

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Two or Four Tickets to The City Reliquary Museum ( Up to 55% Off)

The City Reliquary Museum

Williamsburg

Fragments of New York's history are on display at this museum that safeguards that safeguards the city's treasures of past and present

$20 $10

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90-Minute Children's Birthday Party at Kid-den Around (Up to 58% Off)

Kid-den Around

Wayne

Parties for up to 12 children themed around dinosaurs, crafts, dancing, spa makeovers, or pirates

$375 $159

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Bowling Packages with Pizza for Two, Four or Six at Lodi Lanes (Up to 51% Off)

Lodi Lanes

Lodi

Bowl through two-hours of lane time with package that includes shoe rental, soft drinks and pizza appetizers

$57 $29

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Party-Supply Rentals at Carnival Parties (Up to 67% Off). Five Options Available.

Carnival Parties

Maspeth

Party add-ons range from cotton candy to live magicians; rental packages include a bounce house or tables and chairs

$200 $89

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Japanese-Culture Classes for Kids or Adults, or Five Samurai-Sword Classes at Resobox (Up to 61% Off)

Resobox

Long Island City

Cultural classes on ink painting, karate, or Japanese classical dance; samurai-sword classes teach technique and include a take-home sword

$110 $49

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Museum of the City of New York Visit for Two or Four, or Annual Individual or Family Membership (Up to 55% Off)

Museum of the City of New York

East Harlem

Museum with almost 90 years in its landmark building hosts events and exhibitions illuminating the past, present and future of New York City

$28 $15

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Under the umbrella of The Bowling Proprietors' Association of North Jersey, an eclectic group of alleys work together to fill the region with the thunder of scattering pins. At most of Bowling Proprietors' bowling centers, bowlers keep track of pummeled pins with automatic scoring, and bumpers, which arrive at the call of a button, keep balls on course without filling the gutters with retired VCRs. Snack bars at some locations bolster ravenous bowlers, and game rooms in select centers keep hand-eye coordination in peak condition. Free WiFi is available in some centers so that winners can exercise bragging rights.

346 North Ave.
Garwood,
NJ
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The Day of the Undead: Rahway Zombie Apocalypse features a sight usually only seen in horror movies?zombie hordes shuffling around the city, searching everywhere for food. During this real-life adventure game at 11 a.m. on November 1, hundreds of participants dressed as zombies follow a series of clues hidden in everyday places around the city to try to uncover a zombie feast. The clues are tricky and must be solved before sundown (5:56 p.m.), and the journey must take place entirely on foot (hopping into cars and onto birds' backs are not allowed).

Not everyone will complete the challenge, but those who do have a chance to win one of three $250 gift cards. Plus, the Rahway Library screens the movies of the dead that day, and later in the evening, Rahway's zombie pub crawl kicks off at Meatballs and Brews.

275 E Milton Ave
Rahway,
NJ
US

This newly renovated, family-friendly pin farm features 42 lanes with automatic scoring and automatic bumpers for those still on their training pins. The original 1960s vintage psychedelic color scheme remains, perfectly framing your quest to become the highest-scoring roller in the whole neon universe. Refurbishments include a brand-new snack bar for refreshments and a freshly shined up cocktail bar for adult fruit juices. The entire facility is non-smoking, preserving precious, performance-enhancing air. See here for lane hours.

30 N Park Ave
Linden,
NJ
US

Partygoers expect a little friendly competition at birthday parties, whether it's to see who can hit the pinata the hardest or who can eat their cake the slowest. FunKart Party Company amps up these games with the roar of tiny engines zipping around a track. After traveling to the party site, staff members set up a 12'x16' raceway with room for up to six remote control cars. Partygoers take control of the cars, which have no slots, so they're free to drive them as intensely as they want, cutting off their opponents, doing donuts at each turn, or driving backwards to see if the miles will come off the tiny odometer. Cars race at scale speeds of up to 200 mph and the raceway can be set up either indoors or out.

1120 Salem Avenue
Hillside,
NJ
US

Since 2006, SOPAC has been serving as a premier performing arts center in the region. SOPAC offers cultural experiences for audiences in an intimate, inviting environment. The multidisciplinary arts center hosts a variety of live performances, community events and education programs for all ages.

1 SOPAC way
South Orange,
NJ
US

For more than 30 years, Cousins Paintball has been at the forefront of the paintball industry, equipping hundreds of thousands of players for battle. In addition to fun and thrill, the business prioritizes safety, providing participants with full masks to protect eyes and faces, and specially designed paint is free of any harmful ingredients. With referees overseeing competitive battles, players are free to keep their eyes on the prize as they race to capture the flag or compete in special events.

2727 Arthur Kill Rd.
Staten Island,
NY
US