Kids Activities in Holyoke

$59 for Four 30-Minute Private Music Lessons at Falcetti Music ($131 Value)

Falcetti Music

Springfield

Skilled teachers instruct students with lessons in guitar, bass guitar, drums, piano, violin, sax, voice, woodwind, and brass

$131 $59

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Visit for Adults and Children to Four Springfield Museums (Up to 51% Off). Three Options Available.

Springfield Museums

Springfield Museums

One ticket gets you admission into four museums, including art, history, and science museums

$36 $20

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One or Two Races for Two or Four at Pioneer Valley Indoor Karting (Up to 55% Off)

Pioneer Valley Indoor Karting

Hatfield

Drivers zip around the 1,000-foot-long track in Sodi GT5 karts

$50 $28

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Two or Four One-Hour Music Lessons, or Two One-Hour Studio Sessions at LMI Studio (Up to 51% Off)

LMI Studio

East Longmeadow

Guitar, piano, bass, drums, and vocal lessons for students of all skill levels; studio sessions offer a professional recording experience

$90 $45

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Museum Visit for Four or "Dickinsons in Love" Event for Two at Emily Dickinson Museum (Up to 40% Off)

Emily Dickinson Museum

Amherst Center

Tour Emily Dickinson’s estate to learn about her life and works, or attend a wine-and-cheese reception exploring 19th-century romance

$48 $29

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Admission or Class at Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut (Up to 54% Off). Three Options Available.

Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut

Windsor

Museum follows the evolution of electronic communication from early radio and telegraph to modern television and computers

$14 $7

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Urban Survival and Citizen Preparedness Training Session for 1, 2, or 4 at Wilderness Survival (Up to 54% Off)

Urban Survivor

Multiple Locations

Urban survival course covers essential skills to help prepare for different emergencies or natural disasters

$75 $36

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$15 for $25 Worth of Rides and Games at Nomads Adventure Quest

Nomads Adventure Quest

South Windsor

50+ arcade games, black-light mini golf, laser tag, bumper cars, spinning teacups, and basketball at family-fun center

$25 $15

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Three Games of Bowling with Shoes for Two, Four, or Six at Revolutions Bowling & Lounge (Up to 54% Off)

Revolutions Bowling & Lounge

South Windsor

This lounge-like bowling alley features club-like seating, live DJs, a lounge, and TVs broadcasting sporting events and music videos

$42 $21

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One or Three Open-Play Sessions at Bounce Town (50% Off)

Bounce Town

South Windsor

Justice League superheroes-, Disney-, and ocean-themed inflatables, as well as a 16-foot indoor climbing wall, delight children and parents

$10 $5

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Two-Hour Bowling Package for 2, 4, or 6, or Party for Up to 12 at Hall of Fame Silver Lanes (Up to 50% Off)

Hall of Fame Silver Lanes

East Hartford

Bowling bowls careen down slick lanes as bowlers take breaks for pizza and concessions

$51 $30

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$30 for Admission to the Masked Beauty Masquerade Ball from Beauty Entourage & Salon Alexander ($50 Value)

Beauty Entourage & Salon Alexander

The Society Room of Hartford

Fifth annual Avant Garde Hair & Makeup Show features performances, fashion show, and masquerade ball to benefit Wigs For Kids

$50 $30

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Presale: Harlem Globetrotters Game at the XL Center on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 2 p.m. or 7 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

Harlem Globetrotters

XL Center

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Ball-spinning antics abound as this world-famous exhibition basketball team dazzles in a comic and athletic performance

$69.25 $42

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Visit for Two or Four to The Mark Twain House and Museum (Up to 46% Off)

The Mark Twain House and Museum

Asylum Hill

The house of literary legend Samuel Clemens casts a light on his personality and career as well as America in the 19th century

$36 $20

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$19 for One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Center Stage Guitar Academy ($108 Value)

Center Stage Guitar Academy

Online Deal

Bryan Billhimer leads lessons organized by skill level, covering technique and song learning in high-quality videos shot from many angles

$108 $19

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Admission for Two or Four to Harriet Beecher Stowe Center (Up to 43% Off)

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

Asylum Hill

Museum located in the home of the famed American author welcomes visitors with historic artifacts and furnishings

$20 $12

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Black-Light Mini Golf for 2, 4, or Up to 12 at Canton Indoor Golf Center (Up to 50% Off)

Canton Indoor Golf Center

Canton

The colorful, pirate-themed corridors of Glow Cove challenge golfers with 18 glow-in-the-dark holes

$15.90 $8

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Pokemon Party for Up to 10, or $11 for $20 Worth of Games at Friendly Fire Game Center

Friendly Fire Game Center

Storrs

Gamers meet to play video or board games, and special events such as Magic: The Gathering; parties include Pokemon starter packs

$20 $11

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Three 60-Minute Living-Museum Events for One, Two, or Four from Behold! New Lebanon (Up to 56% Off)

Behold! New Lebanon

New Lebanon

Events that take place throughout the living museum, along with residents of New Lebanon, demonstrate skills of country living

$45 $22

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$13 for a Fall-Themed Farm Outing for Two at Taft Farms ($26 Value)

Taft Farms

Great Barrington

Take advantage of the changing season with access to an adult hayride, children’s hay maze, corn maze, and pumpkin picking

$26 $13

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Admission for Two or Four to New Britain Museum of American Art (Up to 48% Off)

New Britain Museum of American Art

New Britain

Collection of 10,000 works of art includes oils, acrylics, and sculptures culled from more than 300 years of American artistic endeavors

$24 $13

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Admission for Two or Four at Barnes Museum (40% Off)

The Barnes Museum

Southington

Home dating to 1836 presents a glimpse into Southington's past with antique furniture and clothing, Civil War letters, and restored gardens

$10 $6

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Museum Admission or a Birthday Party at The New England Carousel Museum (Up to 51% Off). Three Options Available.

Connecticut Carousel Museum

Bristol

Visitors see vintage carousels and a working Carousel; birthday parties include a carousel ride and themed craft

$19 $10

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Worcester Historical Museum Visit for Four, Six, or Eight (50% Off)

Worcester Historical Museum

Worcester Historical Museum

Library with 7,000 titles and exhibits with items such as Civil War–era diaries and colonial weapons highlight Worcester history

$20 $10

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$20 for $50 Worth of Arcade Games at Jillian's of Worcester

Jillian's of Worcester

Worcester

More than 40 games including air hockey, brand-new high-def arcade games & skee-ball alongside kitchen serving pizzas & paninis

$50 $20

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60- or 90-Minute On-Location Bubble-and-Music Party for Kids from Worcester Bubble Parties (Up to 60% Off)

Worcester Bubble Parties

On Location

Bubbles billow around while kids do the limbo, hula hoop, and enjoy interactive games

$250 $99

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$25 for a $50 Players Card at Ryan Family Amusements

Ryan Family Amusements

Multiple Locations

Card may be used towards games and food at any location

$50 $25

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$25 for Two Hours of Bowling for Up to Five at Mason Recreation Center ($47.50 Value)

Mason Recreation Center

Leominster

Clandlepin bowling at large entertainment center with an arcade and billiards

$47.50 $25

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Roller Skating, Laser Tag, and Gaming Tokens for Four or Six at Roll On America (Up to 79% Off)

Roll On America

Fun America at Roll On America

Roller-skating facility features snack bar, more than 25 arcade games, and glow-in-the-dark laser tag

$70.25 $15

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$25 for Two Hours of Candlepin Bowling with Shoes for Up to Five at Putnam Street Lanes (Up to $55.50 Value)

Putnam Street Lanes

Fitchburg

Softball-sized red balls rocket toward narrow pins at 10-lane alley with computerized scoreboards and optional bumpers

$55.50 $25

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Admission for Four to Timexpo: The Timex Museum (Up to $24 Value)

Timexpo: The Timex Museum

Waterbury

Explore all the ways Timex revolutionized timekeeping and the local area by participating in interactive and educational exhibits

$24 $14

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Membership for Two or Household Membership to Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center (Up to 52% Off)

Waterford Historical Museum & Cultural Center

Waterford

Historical building perched on Mohawk River houses collection of locally-focused exhibits and artifacts

$30 $15

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Paint-Your-Own Pottery Session and Ceramic Pieces for One or Two at Ready Glaze Fire (40% Off)

Ready Glaze Fire

Cheshire Village

Guests can choose from hundreds of pieces, most of which are made in the factory; glazes are nontoxic and safe for food

$20 $12

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Two Games of Bowling With Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Wallingford Bowl (Up to 64% Off)

Wallingford Bowl

Wallingford Center

This bowling alley boasts 40 synthetic lanes with automatic scoring systems, as well as an arcade, snack bar, and a bar and lounge

$23 $11

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Open Play for Two or Four, or Birthday Party for Up to 15 at Jump In With Us (Up to 60% Off)

Jump In With Us

Marlborough

6,000-square-foot indoor playground with bounce houses, inflatable slides, obstacle course, and rock-climbing wall

$20 $9.50

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$23 for $50 Toward Kids' Birthday Party at Fore Kicks Golf Course & Sports Complexes

Fore Kicks Golf Course & Sports Complex

Multiple Locations

Kids as young as three can choose one of four different themes—sports themed, inflatables, Lil Kicker, and laser tag for ages nine and up

$50 $23

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$55 for $100 Worth of Ice Skating — United We Sk8

United We Sk8

Hopedale

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

$100 $55

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$41 for $75 Worth of Ice Skating — Blackstone Valley Ice Arena

Blackstone Valley Ice Arena

Hopedale

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

$75 $41

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Two-Hour Bowling Package for 6 or 12 at Old Mountain Lanes & Walnut Hill Bowl (Up to 56% Off)

Old Mountain Lanes/Walnut Hill Bowl

Multiple Locations

Bowlers vie for strikes on brand-new synthetic lanes, taking breaks to sip from pitchers of beer or soda

$79.90 $35

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Visit for Two, Four, or Six to the Museum of Work and Culture (Up to 48% Off)

Museum of Work and Culture

Woonsocket

Nine walk-through exhibits share the stories of the immigrants who traveled to Rhode Island in the late 19th century in search of prosperity

$16 $10

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3, 5, or 10 Groupons, Each Good for One Open-Jump Session at Jump Around Parties & Playdates (Up to 52% Off)

Jump Around Parties & Playdates

Framingham

Kids use up energy stores jumping on inflatable bounce houses, obstacle courses, slides, and basketball courts

$10.50 $5

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$248 for $450 Worth of Art Camp — The Giving Tree Counseling Center

The Giving Tree Counseling Center

Franklin

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

$450 $248

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$24.99 for Two Hours of Candlepin Bowling with Shoes for Up to Six at Harvard Bowling Lanes (Up to $56 Value)

Harvard Bowling Lanes

Harvard Bowling Lanes

Candlepin-bowling alley provides patrons with retro entertainment throughout the week, adding futuristic accents during cosmic weekend hours

$56 $24.99

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$20 for $37 Worth of Music Lessons — Musique Makers

Musique Makers

Acton

Experienced instructor will show you how to play flute, sax, clarinet, trumpet, guitar, bass, or piano; any style

$37 $20

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Fun Time Lanes sends patrons back in time for candlestick bowling sessions that predate traditional tenpin rounds. After fitting feet into rental shoes, participants launch 3- to 6-pound balls down one of 20 polished lanes toward huddled masses of slim pins. Automatic scoring, ball returns, and cash prizes to pins that fall the fastest keep frames moving swiftly along. Glow bowl sessions awash vintage orbs and lanes in radiant neon hues every Saturday night during atomic bowl. During breaks, customers can stop fantasizing about marinating a duckpin and instead recharge at Fun Time Lanes' snack bar with bites of burgers, hot dogs, or chicken tenders.

158 Elm St
Holyoke,
MA
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The Volleyball Hall of Fame remembers and honors exceptional players, coaches, and leading members of the volleyball community through a collection of memorabilia and displays. Within walls insulated entirely with discarded volleyball nets, the hall inducts honorees from all over the globe, championing individuals who have significantly impacted the game of volleyball throughout its worldwide, more than 100-year history. The hall appropriately makes its home in Holyoke, where William G. Morgan, a YMCA physical-education director, invented the game in 1895. Morgan was the sole individual honored at the first induction ceremony in 1985, and the hall has been recognizing important volleyballers and self-aware volleyballs at its annual induction ceremony ever since.

444 Dwight St
Holyoke,
MA
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Many a 19th-century summer day, William Skinner would wipe his brow with a silk handkerchief and breathe in the sweet scent of wisteria vines. His wife, Sarah, had trained the vines to grow alongside their sprawling home, which he had built in 1874 with the profits from his silk-manufacturing business. He named it Wistariahurst in honor of his wife’s prized vines, which continued to grow even after the stately home passed down to the next generation of the Skinner family and, in 1959, to the city of Holyoke.

The wisteria vines have not stood the test of time alone. The home's elaborate woodwork, original leather wall coverings, and elegant columns have also remained intact. Every week, the docents at Wistariahurst Museum lead tours across the historical estate, elaborating on the Skinner family's history and showcasing collections of architectural prints and silk textiles from the family's manufacturing business. In addition to tours, staff members regularly offer workshops that teach Girl Scouts about such Victorian-era pastimes as knitting and playing parlor games with the ghosts in the attic.

In the warmer months, Wistariahurst’s immaculately manicured gardens play host to a wide variety of events. Concerts and lectures remain open to the public, and private rentals allow guests to hold weddings or play ill-advised games of hide-and-seek in the minotaur labyrinth.

238 Cabot St
Holyoke,
MA
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Clink. It's the sound you hear when you drop a quarter into an arcade game, just before the computerized music starts up and you grip the joystick with anxious excitement. That sound can be heard throughout The Quarters, a barcade where gamers revisit old friends such as Paperboy, Ms. Pac-Man, and the X-Men. Most of the two-dozen cabinets predate 1990, which informs decor touches such as mason jars printed with "The Quarters" in 8-bit-style font. These jars can be filled with anything from homemade lemonade to specialty cocktails (displayed on a TV, of course), all of which pairs nicely with nostalgic snacks such as mini hot dogs and ice-cream sandwiches that, thankfully, aren't actually from the '80s.

8 Railroad Street
Hadley,
MA
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The two screens of Tower Theaters host an eclectic cast of characters, from the flying superheroes of summer blockbusters to elaborately costumed opera singers. And 3D technology propels many of them toward the audience with the vivid clarity of digital projection. The dancers and singers appear as part of an opera-and-ballet series, which showcases stage productions such as Caravaggio or Die Fledermaus in digital high definition. But on the first Saturday of every month, film and live performance combine with midnight showings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, during which a shadow cast poses in front of the screen to mirror the cult classic's plot and catch Tim Curry when he falls out.

19 College St
South Hadley,
MA
US

One of the largest conservation organizations in New England, Mass Audubon cares for 34,000 acres of natural land in a network of more than 50 wildlife sanctuaries across the state. Its members receive free admission to these pacific preserves, where, alongside more than 150 endangered or threatened native species, they can breathe in Mother Nature’s perfume or have a good cry on her mossy bosom. During bird-migration season, alert gazes can capture some 300 species of sky surfer at Allens Pond on the South Coast, and visitors to Lincoln’s Drumlin Farm can re-enact Charlotte's Web with a motley band of sheep, cows, goats, and pigs.

127 Combs Rd
Easthampton,
MA
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