Kids Activities in Olneyville

Bowling with Option for Pizza and Soda, or Billiards with Pizza and Beer (Up to 51% Off)

Legion Bowl & Billiards

Cranston

Classic duckpin bowling facility features 18 resurfaced lanes, traditional scoring projectors, tournament-sized pool tables, and live music

$45 $22

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Two 60-Minute Jump Passes or One Month of Unlimited SkyRobics at Sky Zone Providence (40% Off)

Sky Zone Providence

Providence

Wall-to-wall trampolines let visitors defy gravity during open jump sessions; burn up to 1,000 calories/hour during low-impact SkyRobics

$30 $18

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$40 for $80 Groupon — New England Music Studio

New England Music Studio

Pawtucket

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$80 $40

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$59 for Three 45-Minute In-Studio Piano Lessons at New England Studio of Music ($135 Value)

New England Studio of Music

Multiple Locations

Lessons based in classical training for pianists of all ages and experience levels

$135 $59

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Paintball with Equipment Rental for 4, 8, or 12 at BattlegroundZ (Up to 78% Off)

BattlegroundZ

Attleboro

Facemasks and chest protectors swaddle combatants as they clash in objective games in 10,000 sq. ft. indoor area

$120 $39

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$25 for Two Hours of Bowling with Shoe Rental for Up to Four at Kingstown Bowl (Up to $55 Value)

Kingstown Bowl

North Kingstown

Automatic scoring systems record each roll, and complimentary bumpers and light balls cater to kids

$55 $25

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$75 for Fantastic Friday in a Castle Environment for Five Kids at Medieval Kingdom in Swansea ($150 Value)

Medieval Kingdom

Swansea

Medieval recreational facility where kids play traditional games, eat sweets, and represent the medieval time period

$150 $75

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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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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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$20 for $40 Toward Mini Golf, Batting Cages, and Buckets of Driving-Range Balls at Stix Fun Center

Stix Fun Center

North Attleborough

Newly renovated facility, owned by a former PGA pro, features batting cages, a driving range, and a mini golf course

$10 $5

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

The Giving Tree Counseling Center

Franklin

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$450 $248

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$55 for a Newport Mansions Family Membership from Preservation Society of Newport County ($90 Value)

Preservation Society of Newport County

Multiple Locations

Take the household on tours of the historic mansions of some of the nation's most important families with year-long museum membership

$90 $55

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5 or 10 Open-Bounce Passes at Bounce! Indoor Inflatable Park (Up to 51% Off)

Bounce! Indoor Inflatable Park

Somerset

Kids romp through multiple inflatable bounce houses and shoot down inflatable slides in a safe and clean indoor play center

$50 $25

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

United We Sk8

Hopedale

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$100 $55

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

Blackstone Valley Ice Arena

Hopedale

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$75 $41

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$25 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 $25

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5 or 10 Visits to the Inflatable Playground at Fore Kicks Taunton (Up to 55% Off)

Fore Kicks Family Fun Center Inflatable Park

Taunton

Inflatable playground sends kids gliding down 30-foot slides, across bouncy obstacles, and into trampoline-like jump houses

$50 $25

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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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Two or Four 60-Minute Horseback-Riding Lessons at Newport Equestrian (Up to 59% Off)

Newport Equestrian

Middletown

A mother-daughter instructional team teaches different riding styles and care methods during lessons for all levels of experience

$120 $55

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Admission for Two or Four to the National Museum of American Illustration in Newport (Up to Half Off)

National Museum of American Illustration

Newport

Housed in a French chateau–style mansion, the museum showcases the work of 145 American illustrators, including Norman Rockwell

$36 $18

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Two or Four 30-Minute Private Music Lessons at Amped Music School (Up to 56% Off)

Amped Music School

Wyoming

Instructors teach guitar, piano, drums, or vocals in one-on-one lessons

$40 $20

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Four or Eight Rounds of Miniature Golf at Monster Mini Golf (Half Off)

Monster Mini Golf

Norwood

Balls ricochet around 18 black-lit indoor holes decorated with eerie, luminous murals, large monsters, animated props, and music

$36 $18

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$18 for One Round of Mini Golf for Four at Golf Country (Up to $32 Value)

Golf Country

Multiple Locations

18-hole mini layouts surrounded by flower beds, trees, and water features challenge players to produce their best putts

$32 $18

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Two or Four 30-Minute Private Piano Lessons with Jack Colombo (Up to 55% Off)

Jack Colombo

The Stedfast School of Music and Arts LLC

A pianist for groups including The Drifters and Al Jardine of The Beach Boys teaches students of all ages in styles such as jazz and blues

$55 $25

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$110 for 5 One-Hour Guitar Labs ($220 value) — Senchant's Art of Teaching

Senchant's Art Of Teaching

Canton

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$220 $110

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Five Open-Play Admissions with Option of Bowling and Plaster Painting at Kidsports (Up to 50% Off)

Kidsports

Stoughton

Kids play in an indoor facility with bounce houses, slides, and a miniature bowling alley

$8 $4

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$20 for Two Hours of Candlepin Bowling for Up to Six with Shoe Rentals at Mohegan Bowl ($39.95 Value)

Mohegan Bowl

Mohegan Bowl-A-Drome

Two hours of group play atop one of 20 automatically scored candlepin lanes

$39.95 $20

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One Day or Week of Mixed-Sports Camp or Half-Day of Preschool Camp at New England Sports Academy (Up to 53% Off)

New England Sports Academy

Westwood

Camps keep preschoolers engaged and entertained and give older kids a chance to jump from sport to sport between stints in the foam pit

$55 $27

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3, 5, or 10 Groupons, Each Good for One Open-Jump Session at Jump Around Parties & Playdates (Up to 62% Off)

Jump Around Parties & Playdates

Framingham

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

$10.50 $4

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$14 for $25 Groupon — Guitar Lessons by Jeffrey Nevaras B.M. Berklee College of Music

Guitar Lessons By Jeffrey Nevaras Bm Berklee College Of Music

West Bridgewater

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$25 $14

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Fuller Craft Museum Visit for Two, Guided Tour for Four, or Annual Membership for One (Up to 50% Off)

Fuller Craft Museum

Brockton

Rotating, eclectic exhibits of drawing, sculpture, and other art and functional craft forms; membership with workshop discounts

$16 $10

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Bowling, Shoe Rental, Skee-Ball, Shuffleboard, & Roller Ball at Kings Dedham (Up to 50% Off). 2 Options Available

Kings

Dedham

Retro wall art and vibrant high-def screens surround bowling alleys, shuffleboard tables, and skee-ball games

$40 $19.99

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Ceramics Painting on Saturday Nights for Two or Four Adults at Make Meaning (Up to 45% Off)

Make Meaning

Dedham

Guests paint ceramics such as picture frames, bowls, and trays

$50 $29

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Four Weeks of Ceramic Classes for One, Two, or Four at K & L Ceramics (Up to 52% Off)

K & L Ceramics

Mother Brook Arts and Community Center

Students paint ceramics ranging from animals to mugs while instructors guide them through each piece; requires purchase of a start-up kit

$150 $73

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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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$19 for Two Hours of Bowling With Shoe Rental for Up to Six at Viking Recreation Center ($60 Value)

Viking Recreation Center

East Bridgewater

Hurl balls down 16 candlepin lanes during regular hours or neon-lit games of cosmic bowling

$60 $19

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Five Drop-In Play Visits, Three-Month Play Pass, or Two-Hour Semi-Private Party for 10 at Kids’ Fun Stop (Up to 53% Off)

Kids' Fun Stop

West Roxbury

While parents supervise, kids aged 6 or younger frolic on climbing structures and slides or create crafts at the art table

$12 $6

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Black-Light Mini Golf and Black-Light Mini Bowling for Up to Four or Eight at Oceans 18 (Up to 48% Off)

Oceans 18

New Bedford

Mini golf takes putters on glow-in-the-dark journey, and mini-bowling tests ball-rolling prowess

$42 $22

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Family Season Pass or 10 or 20 Ice-Rink Visits at Randolph Recreation (Up to 89% Off)

Randolph Recreation

Randolph

Passes grant individuals or families access to Zapustus Ice Arena during open-ice time

$375 $40

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General Admission for 2, 4, 6, or 10 to The New Bedford Museum of Glass (Up to 60% Off)

The New Bedford Museum of Glass

New Bedford

Permanent collections and rotating exhibits showcase around 7,000 pieces of glass art spanning more than 3,000 years of worldwide history

$10 $5

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One or Three 45-Minute Kindermusik Play-Dates at Suzuki School of Newton (Up to 62% Off)

Suzuki School of Newton

Auburndale

Parents engage with their children through guided musical activities using instruments provided by the Suzuki School of Newton

$15 $7

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"Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Built to Amaze" October 9-13 at DCU Center (Up to 50% Off)

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Built To Amaze

DCU CENTER

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Humans and animals perform their most spectacular stunts with cannons, upside-down trapezes, towering unicycles, and other contraptions

$32.25 $16

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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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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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Presale: Harlem Globetrotters Game at DCU Center on March 27, 2015 (40% Off). Three Seating Options Available.

Harlem Globetrotters

DCU Center

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

$53.60 $32

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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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$24 for Two Hours of Candlepin Bowling for Six with Shoe Rental at Timber Lanes ($60 Value)

Timber Lanes

Abington

24 candlepin lanes with computerized scoring and bumpers on every lane

$60 $24

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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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Two or Four Private Piano Lessons or Two Group Choral Lessons for Kids at Yelena's Piano Studios (Up to 57% Off)

Yelena's Piano Studios

Yelena's Piano Studio

In the heart of Brookline Village, students learn to tickle the ivories on a Steinway grand piano

$64 $29

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Eight-Week Kids' Sports Program at Kingston Sports Center (50% Off). Three Options Available.

Kingston Sports Center

Kingston

In age-appropriate classes, kids 2.5–6 years old learn the fundamentals of a variety sports through fun games and activities

$124 $62

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Museum Visit and Walking Tour for Two or Four at The Jenney Museum (Up to 53% Off)

The Jenney Museum

Plymouth

Local historian and guide leads walking tour that includes views of Plymouth Rock and the historical town square

$36 $18

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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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Carved through dense pine trees according to the vision of legendary course designer Donald Ross, Triggs Memorial Golf Course incorporates the natural terrain into a scenic 18-hole layout. The course begins with three long par 4s—demanding par 4s have become the course's calling card—making it a daunting layout for slow-starting swings and jet-lagged 9-irons. Flat terrain eases golfers into the round on the front nine, and more hilly terrain awaits on the back nine to complicate club selection and force the occasional above- or below-the-feet lie. Before finishing the round, players must again face down long par 4s on holes 17 and 18, each measuring more than 400 yards and marked by gentle curvature that renders shot shaping of prime importance.

After rounds, golfers can head to Yogi's Grill, where a menu of sandwiches, wraps, burgers, and 13 beers slakes appetites that haven't been spoiled by handfuls of savory greenside sand.

Course at a Glance:

  • 18-hole, par 72 course

  • Course rating of 72.0 from the farthest tees

  • Slope rating of 124 from the farthest tees

  • Three tee options

1533 Chalkstone Ave
Providence,
RI
US

It started in 1981 as "The Newport Film Society," and by 1983, it had become the area's very first international film festival. Today, the tradition continues under the moniker of Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival. Despite the change in name and audiences' evolving tastes in popcorn, the event's mission remains constant: to showcase features, documentaries, and shorts by independent filmmakers from across the globe. Ranked as one of the top 10 short film festivals and top 10 international film festivals in Chris Gore's The Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide, RIIFF is also among the few such events recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to qualify short films for Oscar gold.

268 Broadway
Providence,
RI
US

Singers, storytellers, dancers, and clowns perform for smiles at The New England Family Fun Festival. This tapestry of a show is designed to delight families during school-vacation week with facepainting, workshops, and more. Kids can explore karate and gymnastics at exhibits, watch cultural dances, and leap for the sky in bounce houses. The festival includes rides and family games, as well as music performed from DJ Finesse, a magic show by Lon Cerel and Bjorn the Magician, and live performances from The Toe Jam Puppet Band, Vanessa Trien, and Marijo Monteiro.

1 Sabin St
Providence,
RI
US

You can always count on being well-fed and entertained at Dave & Buster's. The sprawling entertainment complex features a full bar with specialty cocktails and a dining area that serves burgers, steaks, sandwiches, and other dishes. The franchise is known for its Million Dollar Midway, the uber game room that consists of rows and rows of blinking, ticket-spewing arcade games — more than 130 total with hundreds of prizes to redeem for.

40 Providence Pl
Providence,
RI
US

The RI Haunted House within Dave & Buster's acquaints patrons with the vibrant world of the undead between action-packed arcade games. Brave voyagers cross the threshold into a ghastly shipyard where phantom pirates lurk around every corner, waiting for their chance to frighten unsuspecting dwellers or politely ask them for spare doubloons. Explorers can gather shaken wits afterward with competitive bouts of racing, dancing, or tax-return filing on one of Dave & Buster's many video games and ticketed redemption games. Be sure to check the hours before attending.

40 Providence Place
Providence,
RI
US

9th to the Nth is the final concert in the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra's 2009–2010 classical series. Led by acclaimed conductor Larry Rachleff, the longtime music director for the Rhode Island Philharmonic, the orchestra will allegro and adagio its way through the "Stairway to Heaven" of classical music—Ludwig van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, featuring the acclaimed "Ode to Joy" choral theme and performed with the assistance of the Providence Singers. The Ninth Symphony was Beethoven's final complete symphony, and, at over an hour, it is his longest. In the 186 years since its original premiere, it has gone on to be one of the world's most recognizable non-Ohio Players pieces of music. Also appearing on the "9th to the Nth" program is Decoration Day, written by American composer Charles Ives.

1 Avenue of the Arts
Providence,
RI
US