Things To Do In Alger Heights

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Pietro's Italian Restaurant

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

Canvas-Painting Class for One or Two at Naked Plates Studios (Up to 48% Off)

Naked Plates Studios

Grand Rapids

$50 $27

During a 2.5-hour evening class, instructors guide students through painting flowers, animals, or landscapes; includes paints and canvas

5, 10, or 20 Yoga Classes at Centre Pointe (Up to 58% Off)

Centre Pointe

Eastown

$45 $19

Yoga sessions allow students to renew their spirits and energy through the flowing asanas performed each class

Two Weeks or 30 Days of Unlimited Barre and Mat Pilates Classes at Pilates in East (Up to 54% Off)

Pilates in East

East Grand Rapids

$75 $35

Certified instructor strengthens cores and tightens up physiques with resistance exercises

$29 for a Five-Class Package for New or Beginning Students at Seva Yoga ($85 Value)

Seva Yoga

East Grand Rapids

$85 $29

Instructors welcome new students to a spacious, modern facility and invite them to explore the various yoga styles that the studio offers

Six-Week Outdoor Bootcamp or Sunday Beginner Bootcamp from Renewal Body Bootcamp (Up to 78% Off)

Renewal Body Bootcamp

Multiple Locations

$120 $39

Fitness outdoor boot-camp classes build strength and flexibility over the course of six weeks in a tight-knit community of participants

Two General or VIP Tickets for Grand Rapids Beer Fest from Ultimate Fun Productions on September 13 (31% Off)

Grand Rapids Summer Beer Fest

Heartside Park

$92.40 $64

Enjoy food and live music and sample beers from 60 breweries, including Munich's centuries-old Hofbräu München and the city's own Founders

$34 for Four Drop-In Training Sessions at Franks Knockout Fitness ($68 Value)

Franks Knockout Fitness

Wyoming

$68 $34

Boxing-themed fitness training for up to 50 students; no experience required

3 Fitness Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at FLEXcity Fitness (Up to 67% Off)

FLEXcity Fitness - Grand Rapids

Midtown

$45 $15

Combination strength and cardio group fitness classes use TRX, barre, indoor cycling, and more to burn at least 500 calories

$100 for $200 Worth of Services at Tamara's Fitness

Tamara's Fitness

On Location

$200 $100

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

10 or 16 Martial-Arts Classes and Uniform with Option for Test and a Graduation Belt at Go2Karate (94% Off)

Go2Karate

On Location

$324 $20

Students don uniforms for classes in karate, tae kwon do, or krav maga

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 56% Off)

AMF Bowling Centers

Multiple Locations

$32 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Roller Skating Package and Skate Rental and Snacks for Two, Four, or Six at The Fun Spot (Up to 71% Off)

The Fun Spot

Multiple Locations

$29 $13

Roller skating with skate rental for two, four, or six at the oldest Kentwood establishment; includes soda and choice of pizza or hot dog

30 Gym Visits or 30 Fitness Classes at Family Fitness and FitZone for Women Centers (88% Off)

Family Fitness and FitZone for Women Centers

Multiple Locations

$240 $29

Treadmills, stair climbers, and cardio theaters engage muscles and burn calories; classes include turbo kickboxing, Zumba, yoga, and step

Two or Four Private Piano or Guitar Lessons at Guitar Grand Rapids (Up to 52% Off)

Guitar Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids

$60 $29

Instrumentalists train pupils of all ages during low-key one-on-one lessons tailored to skill level; students can pick a song to learn

One Hour of Jumping for Two or Four, or 10 Jump Sessions at Sky Zone (Up to 43% Off)

Sky Zone

Kentwood

$28 $16

Wall-to-wall trampolines provide an hour of all-ages bouncing

$26 for Five Spinning Classes at Shape Your Life Studios ($50 Value)

Shape Your Life Studios

Wyoming

$50 $26

Instructors lead energetic rides on Star Trac stationary cycles amid lively music and a colorful light show

$12 for Three Drop-In Yoga Classes at Buti Yoga ($30 Value)

Buti Yoga

Monroe North Fitness Center

$30 $12

Buti yoga provides a high-intensity workout that combines elements of Vinyasa yoga, plyometrics, and various dances

One or Three Months of Karate, Tae Kwon Do, or Kung Fu Classes at Grand Rapids Karate Academy (Up to 83% Off)

Grand Rapids Karate Academy

Grand Rapids Karate

$125.95 $39

Master instructors with classes for kids and adults; focus on self-defense, self-confidence, and staying fit

10 or 20 Bikram Yoga Classes at Bikram Yoga Grand Rapids (Up to 71% Off)

Bikram Yoga Grand Rapids

Kentwood

$120 $45

Certified instructors lead Bikram yoga students through 26 yoga postures and two breathing exercises in a 105-degree, 50% humidity studio.

10, 20, or One Month of Unlimited Fitness Classes at Body By Armr (Up to 76% Off)

Body By ARMR

West Grand

$100 $29

Instructors lead fitness classes designed to strengthen and condition muscles in short, intense bursts for quicker results

Hard-Cider Tasting for Two or Four with Howler at Jaden James Brewery (Up to 51% Off)

Jaden James Brewery

Kentwood

$23 $11.50

Tasters sip hard ciders with such flavors as raspberry, peach, and sweet cherry, and take home a howler of their favorite

$11 for an Ice-Skating Package for Four at Patterson Ice Center (Up to $28 Value)

Patterson Ice Center

Cascade

$28 $11

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NHL- and Olympic-size rinks, onsite pro shop, and 5,000-square-foot lobby where visitors can watch all the action

$19 for a 2014 and 2015 Golf-Discount Membership Card for Two from PGAC ($80 Value)

PGAC

Multiple Locations

$80 $19

Membership cards grants two-for-one greens fees at more than 20 participating West Michigan golf courses for the 2014 and 2015 seasons

$50 for $99 Worth of Personal Training at Body by OH LLC

Body by OH LLC

Wyoming

$99 $50

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

All-Day Paintball Package for Up to 4, 6, or 12 & Equipment Rental from Paintball International (Up to 82% Off)

Paintball International

Multiple Locations

$100 $19

Equipped with rental paintball markers and masks, groups vie for supremacy over outdoor fields

All-Day Paintball Outing for Two or Four with Equipment Rental and 500 Paintballs at T.C. Paintball (Up to 54% Off)

T.C. Paintball

Grandville

$62 $29

Indoor and outdoor battlefields invite sly sharpshooters to team up or stalk their prey with CO2-powered paintball guns

One- or Two-Month Membership with Unlimited Classes at Grand Rapids Mixed Martial Arts (Up to 81% Off)

Grand Rapids Mixed Martial Arts

Creston

$99 $19

MMA studio leads classes in boxing fundamentals, MMA, and self-defense for all skill levels, as well as for women and children

First-Time Climbing Package with Lesson and Gear for One or Two at Inside Moves Indoor Rock Climbing (50% Off)

Inside Moves

Cutlerville

$22 $11

One-day rock-climbing pass with safety tutorial, first-time equipment rental, and lesson in top-rope, lead, or boulder-style techniques

Cupcake Decorating Class and Cupcakes for One or Two at FunCakes (Half Off)

FunCakes

Grandville

$50 $25

Students learn how to beautify a cupcake from a highly skilled baker and decorator, with three cupcakes after class

10 or 20 Groupons, Each Good for One Drop-In Visit or Class at Centennial Fitness (Up to 76% Off)

Centennial Fitness

Cascade

$10 $2.90

18,000 sq. ft. gym with sauna and Hammer Strength weights; calorie-burning fitness classes like Zumba

10 or 20 Crossfit Classes at Friction Crossfit (Up to 88% Off)

Friction Crossfit

Cascade

$159 $29

Trainers motivate students of all fitness levels—from novices to athletes—during workouts like weightlifting, speed training & plyometrics

$39 for Two Groupons, Each Good for One Golf Lesson or One Round of Golf with Cart at The Highlands (Up to $98 Value)

The Highlands Golf Club

Grand Rapids

$49 $19.50

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Golf pros help players hone their skills in private lessons at a club that has hosted Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and other golf legends

10 or 20 Fitness Classes at Elite Fitness and Health (Up to 67% Off)

Elite Fitness and Health

Grand Rapids

$75 $29

This gym boasts ample amenities including childcare, and on-site smoothie bar, tanning beds, and group classes including LesMills Body Pump

$149 for Four-Week Film Class from Fusion Film Academy ($299 Value)

Fusion Film Academy

Forest Hills

$299 $149

Twice-weekly two-hour classes teach students basics of acting, producing, directing, and cinematography with hands-on experience

One or Two Months of Karate Lessons at Standale Karate (50% Off). Three Age Ranges Available.

Standale Karate

Multiple Locations

$60 $30

Students of all ages learn discipline and self-defense at up to four classes per week

5, 10, or 20 Boot Camp Classes at Fitness and Sports Performance LLC (Up to 54% Off)

Fitness and Sports Performance

Grand Rapids

$75 $39

Boot camp exercises utilize body weight exercises, dumbbells, medicine balls, suspension training, resistance bands, and kettlebells

Mini Golf for 2, 4, or 6 at Loeschner's Village Green Family-Style Miniature Golf in Grandville (Up to 50% Off)

Loeschner's Village Green Family-Style Miniature Golf

Grandville

$12 $6

39-hole course beautified by white picket fences, thick shrubs, and a surrounding tree line

$23 for a Social Painting Session from Arts & Carafes Studio ($35 Value)

Arts & Carafes Studio

Forest Hills

$35 $23

Friends meet at Arts & Carafes Studio's new studio or restaurants across the area to paint pictures that range from cityscapes to flowers

One-Hour of Hot Tubbing at Oasis Hot Tub Gardens (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Oasis Hot Tub Gardens

Alpine

$25 $12.50

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Spend time relaxing in a hot tub suite themed for an exotic locale around the world

One or Two Months of Dance Classes at Academy of Dance Arts (Up to 51% Off)

Academy of Dance Arts

Comstock Park

$44 $22

Weekly tap, ballet, jazz, contemporary, and hip-hop classes for kids

10 Fitness Classes at Ada Gym (70% Off)

Ada Gym

Forest Hills

$100 $30

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

$13 for Corn Maze Visit for Four at Schwallier’s Country Basket ($24 Value)

Schwalliers Country Basket

Alpine

$24 $13

This family-owned farm market welcomes families to navigate a clue-littered corn maze

Wine Tasting Plus Cheese and Crackers for Two or Four at Kayla Rae Cellars (50% Off)

Kayla Rae Cellars

Rockford

$22 $11

Only Michigan-made red, white, fruit, and dessert wines compose its selection

Two-Hour Painting Classes for One or Two at ARTengage! (Up to 33% Off)

ARTengage

Rockford

$30 $22

Local artists provide all the necessary supplies as they guide participants through a featured painting

Tandem Skydiving for One or Two with Video and Stills at Skydive Hastings (Up to 43% Off)

Skydive Hastings

Multiple Locations

$367 $209

Groundschool prepares jumpers for their tandem skydive, after which they'll jump with a USPA-certified instructor; video and stills

Two, Three, or Four Nights of Camping at Indian Valley Campground and Canoe Livery (Up to 37% Off). Six Options.

Indian Valley Campground and Canoe Livery

Middleville

$48 $31.50

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Enjoy rustic or cushy camping amid lush forests, tranquil waterways, and ample entertainment options—including an indoor pool

60-Minute Intro Piano Lesson and Two or Four 30-Minute Follow-Up Lessons at Piano Plus, LLC (Up to 61% Off)

Piano Plus, LLC

Bowne

$60 $25

Intro lessons are used to determine the student's goals and skill levels; instructor with more than 30 years of music-teaching experience

$18 for a Brewery Package with Samplers, Growler, and Growler Fill at White Flame Brewing Co. ($30 Value)

White Flame Brewing Co.

Hudsonville

$30 $18

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Brewery specializing in American-style ales offers a growler and samples of brews, including a black IPA and oatmeal stout served on nitro

One 9-Hole or 18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart at Lincoln Country Club (Up to 38% Off)

Lincoln Country Club

Walker

$20 $13

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Golfers traverse 5,538-yard course characterized by straightaway hole designs, tree-lined fairways, and water on 3 holes

5 or 10 Yoga Classes at Soaring Kite Yoga (Up to 63% Off)

Soaring Kite Yoga

Sparta

$60 $25

Skilled instructor guides students through a series of yoga poses to tone physiques, improve breath control, and build core strength

William Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors" at Theatre at Grand Valley on September 26–October 5 (Up to 50% Off)

William Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors"

Theatre at Grand Valley

$14 $8

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Two sets of estranged twins go through a day of madcap misunderstandings

Conceal and Carry Course for One or Two at Tri State Self Defense (Up to 55% Off)

Tri State Self Defense

Multiple Locations

$150 $70

An NRA-certified instructor teaches defensive shooting skills to students, who test them at a range session with ammo and a rental gun

10 Fitness Classes from Moxie Fitness & Health (70% Off)

Moxie Fitness And Health

Rockford

$60 $18

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

$25 for One-Hour Horseback-Riding Lesson at Becky Botsford Show Horses ($55 Value)

Becky Botsford Show Horses

Sparta

$55 $25

One-hour horseback lessons help develop basic skills in English and Western riding styles

$25 for Four Weekly Skating Lessons at Cedar Rock Skating Academy ($50 Value)

Cedar Rock Skating Academy

Cedar Rock Sports Plex

$50 $25

Four consecutive weeks of lessons help skaters aged 3 and up learn the basics with instruction and practice

9- or 18-Hole Rounds of Golf at Arrowhead Golf Course (Up to 60% Off). Four Options Available.

Arrowhead Golf Course

Lowell

$38 $19

Creeks bisect multiple fairways, shaping the difficult tee-to-green layout of the 18-hole, par 72 course lined with oak and pine trees

Round of Golf for Two or Four with Cart at Yankee Springs Golf Course (Up to 52% Off)

Yankee Springs Golf Course

Yankee Springs Golf Course

$72 $36

27-hole golf facility incorporates mature trees that line fairways and rolling terrain that culminates at meticulously manicured greens

Full-Day Concealed-Pistol Class for One at Protection Tactics, LLC (Up to 55% Off)

Protection Tactics, LLC

Cedar Springs

$175 $79

NRA-certified instructor qualifies students to apply for a Michigan concealed-pistol license, recognized in more than 30 states

Individual, Family, or Specialty Membership at Engine House No. 5 Fire Museum (Up to 60% Off)

Engine House No. 5 Fire Museum

Allendale

$26 $13

Visitors explore a collection of vintage fire-fighting vehicles and gear, some of which dates back to the late 1600s

Admission for Four or Individual or Family Annual Membership to Coopersville Farm Museum (Up to Half Off)

Coopersville Farm Museum

Coopersville

$16 $8

Quilts, tractors, and mementos of rural life housed in 12,000-square-foot facility that hosts live music, quilting circles, and line dancing

$25 for Four Hours of Cable Riding at Placid Wake Park ($50 Value)

Placid Wake Park

Allendale

$50 $25

Cable swiftly tows wakeboarders across a 700 ft. manmade lake

$145 for a One-Hour Introductory Powered-Hang-Glider Lesson from Silver Lining Aviation ($366 Value)

Silver Lining Aviation

Multiple Locations

$366 $145

A certified flight instructor pilots a lightweight two-person aircraft on a soaring flight above fields and rolling terrain

9 or 18 Holes of Golf with Cart for Two at Crestview Golf Course (41% Off)

Crestview Golf Course

Zeeland

$46 $27

Pairs play 9 or 18 holes of golf on a par 72 course spanning more than 6,000 yd.

Discover Scuba Lesson or Scuba Certification Program with Rental Gear at Altek Sports and Scuba (Up to 55% Off)

Altek Sports and Scuba

Zeeland

$40 $20

Participants can try out scuba or embark on a full certification program that includes in-pool and open-water experiences

Two, Three, or Four Nights of Camping for Four at Double R Ranch (Up to 37% Off)

Double R Ranch

Belding

$82 $54

Foursomes stay along the Flat River at a campsite equipped with water and electricity

$79 for a Basic or Advanced Concealed-Pistol-License Course at Midwest Tactical Training ($125 Value)

Midwest Tactical Training

Multiple Locations

$125 $79

The NRA's Personal Protection Inside the Home curriculum meets the training requirements for a Michigan concealed-pistol license

9- or 18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart for One or Two at Morrison Lake Golf Club (Up to 52% Off)

Morrison Lake Golf Club

Saranac

$30 $15

Pine-lined fairways and the waters of Morrison Lake serve as an idyllic backdrop to 9- or 18-hole rounds on a par 70 course

Two Game Bowling Outing for Up to Four with a Large Pizza at Sunset Lanes (45% Off)

Sunset Lanes

Allegan

$33 $18

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

10 or 20 Karate Classes with Uniform at Fabiano's Karate (Up to 73% Off)

Fabiano's Karate

Holland

$179 $49

Matsumura Seito Shorin Ryu–style karate classes emphasize self-defense through kicks and punches aimed at the body's key pressure points

Golf with Cart Rental for One or Two at Glenkerry Golf Course (Up to 44% Off)

Glenkerry Golf Course

Greenville

$34 $19

18-hole course bears all the marks of a links-style layout, including deep bunkers, rolling mounds, and few trees

18-Hole Round of Golf for 2 or 4 Including Cart and Range Balls Brookside Golf and Grill in Gowen (Up to 53% Off)

Brookside Golf and Grill

Montcalm

$80 $39

18-hole course leads golfers past lakes and streams en route to a par of 72 and boasts a grill with burgers and beer

$12 for Four Single-Visit Passes at Holland Aquatic Center ($18 Value)

Holland Aquatic Center

Holland

$18 $12

Aquatic center with water playground, three-story water slide, floating obstacle course, and head to watery basketball court

10 or 20 Express Boot-Camp Classes at Snap Fitness South Holland (Up to 81% Off)

Snap Fitness South Holland

Holland

$100 $29

Small groups of up to 15 students whip into shape in fast and effective boot-camp classes

Museum Admission for Four or a Family Membership at Forever Curious Children's Museum(Up to 50% Off)

Forever Curious Children's Museum

Childrens Museum of Fennville

$18 $9

Kids explore museum’s interactive exhibits, which include life-size teepee and replicas of artifacts; museum features play area for toddlers

5 or 10 Weight-Loss Boot-Camp Classes at Victory Fit Camp (66% Off)

Victory Fit Camp

Power House Gym

$80 $27

30- to 60-minute boot camps take place indoors or on outdoor obstacle courses; workouts influenced by Marine Corps training techniques

Eight-Hour Concealed-Pistol-License Class for One or Two at Copper Creek Shooting Academy (Up to 50% Off)

Copper Creek Shooting Academy

Muskegon Pistol & Rifle Club

$199 $99

An experienced instructor covers basic handgun skills and concealed-carry laws in an eight-hour class that includes a live-fire session

Six Training Sessions from Strength Beyond Fitness Center (57% Off)

Strength Beyond Fitness Center

Comstock Northwest

$30 $13

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

Annual Family or Archivists' Society Membership at Tri-Cities Historical Museum (Up to 70% Off)

Tri-Cities Historical Museum

Grand Haven

$35 $20

Explore the Tri-Cities' past with museum membership, which also includes invites to special events and research assistance

Select Local Merchants

Last Chance Tavern and Grill celebrates microbreweries with beer on tap from Bell?s, Left Hand Brewing, Founders, and Angry Orchard. Guests can sample a variety of brews with a flight of beers, and take home their favorite in a growler. During lunchtime hours, chefs top burgers with olive mayo, jalape?os, smoked bacon, and housemade barbecue sauce. Other handhelds include piping-hot pizzas and philly cheese-steak sandwiches. The tavern also provides an array of entertainment, where guests can belt out their favorite tunes on karaoke nights, flex their brains during trivia contests, or relax during live music performances when they can finally take a break from humming all the time.

1132 Burton St
Grand Rapids,
MI
US

Wood Menders' staff of furniture specialists refurbishes the woodworked gems of homes and offices through enhancement, refinishing, and restoration services. The crew of wood rehabilitators performs furniture fixes on location or in the shop, applying darker sealants to chairs or removing gouges in conference tables caused by too much jostling for free bagels. Wood Menders’ technicians have compiled an online repository of care tips that detail what to do when furniture begins to warp or sealant begins to peel; these tips offer a taste of the expertise the specialists dole out during wood-refurnishing workshops.

2438 Union Street Southeast
Grand Rapids,
MI
US

Since 1908, the Huizenga family has tended to the same parcel of land that is now Huizenga Brothers Greenhouses and Garden Center. There, fifth-generation family members work alongside the staff in the greenhouses, where annuals or perennials for planting in pots or flower beds are doted upon.

3055 Eastern Ave SE
Grand Rapids,
MI
US

There’s a simple reason why students never encounter sheet music at The Michigan Irish Music School: to owner and instructor Tim Huston, sheet music is boring. It's also rigid, he says, forcing musicians to follow an absent composer's notes and annotations rather than the rhythms and cadences of their fellow musicians strumming and drumming alongside them.

Instead, Tim and the school’s other instructors break down reels and jigs piece by piece, teaching students musical themes and patterns that pop up in the most celebrated of Irish folk tunes and international whale calls. In doing so, students devote their energies to the primitive fun and excitement of music making.

The diversity of instruments in a single class also adds to the social experience, with students coaxing sounds from fiddles, flutes, tin whistles, accordions, and mandolins. At the end of the year, they showcase their talents in a recital in front of friends and family, adding the energy of the audience for what the Irish might call a true session.

1143 Burton St. SE
Grand Rapids,
Michigan
US

Judo black belt Ryan Bow first opened Kaminari Dojo Mixed Martial Arts Academy in Tokyo. There, he passed down the MMA prowess that led him to become one of the top-ranked professional fighters in the world. Now stateside, Bow—along with his staff—blends his knowledge of Japanese and American MMA, making for a well-rounded style that places importance on the "art" in martial arts.

2035 28th Street Southeast
Grand Rapids,
MI
US

At Woodland Skating Center, families and friends gather to lace up traditional skates, skate the rink, and nosh on pizza and dogs from the snack shop during open-skate sessions. They also stop by for skating lessons and birthday parties, replete with glow necklaces and a decorated private party room. And while at the center, serious skaters can stock up on wheels and gear at the pro shop.

2100 28th St
Grand Rapids,
MI
US