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$99 for a Project Management Certification Bundle from IT University Online ($795 Value)

IT University Online

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Nationally recognized PMP certification trains projects managers on running projects from pre-planning to completion

$795 $99

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$99 for an IT Database Admin Online Training Bundle from Database Training Academy ($3,595 Value)

Database Training Academy

Online Deal

More than 150 hours of training in all areas of database technology ranging from SQL to Oracle

$3,595 $99

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$5 for a One-Month Online Guitar-Lesson Membership from JamPlay, LLC ($19.95 Value)

JamPlay, LLC

Online Deal

Burgeoning rock stars learn to play guitar in the comfort of their own home by using JamPlay, LLC's library of online videos

$19.95 $5

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Photo-Shoot Package for a Family or Child at Cleary Creative Portraits (Up to 80% Off). Three Options Available.

Cleary Creative Portraits

Riverside

Professional photographer with a quarter century of experience in the field chronicles kids and families in artistic in-studio shoots

$125 $39

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Three or Six 60-Minute Tutoring Sessions with Diagnostic Exam at U-Learn Academy (Up to 57% Off)

U-Learn Academy

Riverside

After an initial exam assesses a student's current level of academic performance, tutors can customize sessions to fit individual needs

$225 $99

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One or Three Months of Private Music Lessons at Dayton and Northmont Music Lessons (Up to 62% Off)

Dayton and Northmont Music Lessons

Dayton

Students and instructors meet once a week for 30 minutes to learn instruments ranging from the piano and voice to the flute or single reeds

$100 $40

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Two-Hour Beginner or Intermediate Photography or Photo-Editing Class for One or Two at Fotoskool (Up to 59% Off)

Fotoskool

Vandalia

Designed for beginner and novice photographers, classes cover holding the camera, taking pictures in manual mode, and basic editing

$70 $34

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$89 for Math Tutoring with Assessment at Mathnasium The Math Learning Center ($259 Value)

Mathnasium The Math Learning Center

Centerville

Comprehensive oral and written math assessment forms the basis for personalized tutoring sessions designed to build ability and confidence

$259 $89

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Four or Eight 30- or 60-Minute Private Music Lessons, or Guitar Restringing at Sound City Music (Up to 56% Off)

Sound City Music

Troy

Students improve their musical skills under the tutelage of experienced instructors; guitar restringing gets instruments back in top shape

$176 $79

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Three Hour Digital-Photography Class for One or Two from Brian Jorg Outdoors (Up to 70% Off)

Brian Jorg Outdoors

Multiple Locations

Photographer Brian Jorg teaches basic camera skills during three-hour classes

$79 $25

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One or Four 30-Minute Guitar, Bass, or Drum Lessons at Fairfield Music Academy (Up to 52% Off)

Fairfield Music Academy

Fairfield Music Academy

Instructors with nearly 10 years of experience offer private lessons for students of all ages and skill levels, from beginner to pro

$25 $12

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DSLR Basic-Training Class, Semi-Private Intermediate Class, or Both at Michael Zero Photography (Up to 59% Off)

Michael Zero Photography

Kenwood Classroom

Classes led by a respected photographer who has spent more than 7,000 hours teaching 4,000-plus students

$120 $49

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$39 for 12-Month Access to Adobe-Library Online Training from Total Training ($229.99 Value)

Total Training

Online Deal

Students learn the ins and outs of design programs in the Adobe suite, such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere Pro

$229.99 $39

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$69 for CompTIA A+, Network+ and Security+ IT Certification Training Bundle from Career Academy ($1,485 Value)

Career Academy

Online Deal

Online courses with video instructions help IT professionals attain certifications in networking and corporate security

$1,485 $69

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Two Private Music Lessons from Powell Academy of Music (40% Off)

Powell Academy Of Music

Powell

From the merchant: Have fun learning to play an instrument. Get two lessons for only $33.

$55 $33

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Four Private Classes or Two Private and One Group Class with a Dance Party at Danceville, USA (Up to 88% Off)

Danceville, USA

Short North

Instructors teach dancers to strut their stuff in partnered ballroom lessons and social dance parties

$235 $29

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$29.99 for an Online Home-IT Course from Excel With Business ($299 Value)

EwB Home IT Course

Online Deal

Lord over your home's computer and Internet with a course designed by the technology expert who wrote the first ...For Dummies book

$299 $29.99

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$149 for an All-In-One Mega Software-Training Package of 227 Online Courses from e-Careers ($5,000 Value)

e-Careers

Online Deal

More than 200 online courses cover basics of software ranging from Adobe Photoshop to Final Cut as well as skills such as podcasting

$5,000 $149

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Four or Eight Weekly 30-Minute Guitar, Electric Bass, or Beginner Piano Lessons at Stylie Studio (Up to 55% Off)

Stylie Studio

Old Worthington

Seasoned performer and composer Matt Steidle teaches students the ins and outs of guitar, electric bass, or piano at weekly lessons

$72 $35

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One or Three 60-Minute Harp Workshops at The Schwartz School of Music (48% Off)

The Schwartz School of Music

Worthington

A talented harpist teaches students the basics of coaxing music from taut strings

$25 $13

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$64 for a Three-Hour Basics of Photography Workshop from Desired Focus Photography ($150 Value)

Desired Focus Photography

Multiple Locations

Workshop teaches participants photography basics, including how to use different camera modes

$150 $64

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Grooming for a Small, Medium, Large, or Extra-Large Dog at Central Ohio Dog Grooming Academy (Up to 54% Off)

Central Ohio Dog Grooming Academy

East Columbus

Dogs ranging from 5 to 50 lbs. are properly pampered with grooming services that leave them washed, brushed, and smelling fresh

$50 $25

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$95 for a Skills Assessment and Four Tutoring Sessions at Sylvan Learning Centers ($370 Value). 11 Locations Available.

Sylvan Learning Centers

Multiple Locations

Skills assesssment maximizes personal, detailed help with math, writing, reading, or study skills

$370 $95

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Shrouded in the winter’s frigid cold and the Northern Lights’ ethereal beauty, the residents of the titular small town in Almost, Maine fall in and out of love during nine loosely linked vignettes performed by Sinclair’s ensemble cast. Written by John Cariani, the play thawed Off Broadway hearts six years ago in a debut that drew the New York Sun to herald it as a tale of “love in the time of frostbite.” Each of the short pieces chronicles two characters who lament love lost or revel in budding romance and long johns magically overflowing with $5 bills. In one scene, a young woman carries her broken heart in a balled-up paper bag she clutches to her chest. In another, a married couple lobs verbal jabs and emotional roundhouses at each other while looking for a missing shoe. Many of the mini plays skewer reality with a fantastical lance, the enchanted devices often directing the characters' precarious ventures of the heart. The mysticism of Almost, Maine is further reflected by the colorful history of Blair Hall Theatre, rife with supernatural stories, ghost sightings, and actors with sparkling smiles that cast no reflections.

444 W 3rd St
Dayton,
OH
US

Kimberly Denney has dedicated her entire adult life to teaching music to kids. After receiving her BA in music education and MA in education administration, Kimberly taught music and band in public schools for 21 years. Now she teaches Kindermusik to families in Dayton and Cincinnati.

At her school, Kimberly and her team of instructors lead children from newborns to 7-year-olds in playful music classes with the goal of helping kids develop into great learners—not necessarily the next Mozart. Children sing, dance, and play age-appropriate instruments, all while developing a variety of skills in language, literacy, socialization, and problem solving, as well as improving their self-esteem. Parents and children receive Kindermusik@home materials that include a variety of activities to continue learning at home between weekly classes.

5959 Stonebridge Road
Kettering,
OH
US

Photographer Dan Cleary is much more than a photographer?he's an artist. In fact, Dan has a Masters of Fine Arts degree to prove it. Perhaps that's why, as the photographer at Cleary Creative Portraits, he's been in business for more than two decades. Or perhaps it's the promise he makes to his clients that if they aren't over the moon about their photos, he'll return their payment in full. But with his eye for capturing family portraits, newborn babies, wedding days, and other special occasions, those instances are rarities.

1924 Woodman Center Dr
Dayton,
OH
US

For more than a quarter-century, the tutors at U-Learn Academy have been boosting the collective IQ of their community without contaminating the town reservoir with superfoods. New students complete a diagnostic exam, which places them at the right level of performance, and then they dive into academics with their tutor. Instructors customize tutoring sessions to meet students' individual needs, including learning disabilities. Content ranges from test-taking techniques for college entrance exams to basic math and spelling.

4490 Needmore Rd
Dayton,
OH
US

With more than 50 years of combined experience snapping and framing shots, the artists at Schwabe Studio Photography usher fleeting moments into the future during in-studio and on-location sessions. They specialize in photographing families, newlyweds, and soon-to-be-graduates, who can choose from seven unique senior portrait sessions. Sports-themed shoots showcase young athletes in action, and birthday parties inside the studio capture youngsters dressed in whimsical costumes. Once each session's shutters have snapped shut, the photo artists easily print out the digital images, which, unlike film images, need not be developed inside a stolen cocoon.

8525 N Dixie Dr
Dayton,
OH
US

Easy as A-B-C, the artists behind Life in Letters craft custom photographic gifts available both in their shop and online. Over the years, they've amassed a vast collection of black-and-white photos of common objects and sights that resemble letters—such as arches, golf balls, fences, and palm trees—which they assemble into meaningful words, such as love, laugh, family, and nihilism. Once customers have chosen their word and selected each letter, they can have their piece matted and framed to suit their own decor or that of a loved one. The photographers also share their skills with aspiring shutterbugs during regular introductory photography classes.

57 Chestnut St
Beavercreek,
OH
US