Local Services in Scotch Plains

Up to 51% Off Public Speaking and Debate Classes for Kids and Teens

Multiple Locations

$120 $59

Courses teach students the keys to public speaking and debate, such as communicating clearly, thinking critically, and projecting confidence

Up to 61% Off Kids' Photo Playdate or Party at Studio 2014

Scotch Plains

$100 $39

Photographer Amy Kilgannon snaps portraits while children play and party in front of the lens

Up to 88% Off Lifetouch Portrait Packages at Target Portrait Studio

Multiple Locations

$204.95 $25

Photographers customize backdrops and props before capturing images with professional gear; posting images in online gallery within 24 hours

Up to 75% Off at CrossFit Garwood

Garwood

$398 $99

Certified CrossFit coaches lead one-hour workouts that build power and agility with functional exercises inspired by Olympic sports.

Up to 47% Off Apple or Galaxy Device Screen Repair

Plainfield

$99 $59

Technicians replace cracked or malfunctioning screens on iPhone 4 or 4S, iPad 2, 3, or 4, and Galaxy S3 devices

45% Off Photography with Hair and Makeup Services

New Providence

$300 $165

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50% Off from NJ Wedding Officiant

Berkeley Heights

$599 $299

Nondenominational interfaith ministers head to the location of the couples' choice to officiate their marriage on their big day

Up to 53% Off Video Transfer Services

Clark

$40 $19

Digitization specialists with more than 14 years of experience transfer video from outdated formats to DVD

Up to 74% Off Music Lessons

Cranford

$150 $59

Carefully selected instructors mentor students who learn instruments such as guitar, piano, and drums during fun, engaging lessons

Up to 65% Off Math or English Tutoring

Cranford

$279 $99

Instructors stress critical thinking in every lesson, including math, as they help kids age 3-17 with crucial, foundational learning skills

85% Off Four-Week Childcare Program

Multiple Locations

$873 $132

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Childcare center with CPR-certified staff incorporates learning into full- or half-day sessions for infants through pre-K children

45% Off Computer Repair

Springfield

$185 $102

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Half Off Silver Music Membership with Private Lessons

Millburn

$300 $150

Learn fundamental music techniques on instruments including guitar and bass; iPads with GarageBand aid in production and composition

45% Off Computer Repair

Roselle Park

$85 $47

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45% Off Custom Printing

Roselle Park

$240 $132

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68% Off a Résumé- and Cover-Letter-Writing Service

Roselle

$185 $60

Professionals polish one résumé and one cover letter, helping to present clients' skills and experience clearly and concisely

67% Off Learning Assessment

Multiple Locations

$299 $99

Assessment consists of one-hour evaluation and one-hour consultation with results; maps child's cognitive strengths and weaknesses

Up to 94% Off Digital Photo or Video Conversion

Middletown

$250 $24.99

Technicians convert videotapes to files, and scan photos to create digital images

Athena Learning Centers – Up to 76% Off

Middletown

$400 $95

Four hours cover SAT-prep topics or private, subject-specific tutoring

Up to 51% Off Photo-Shoot Packages

Avenel

$200 $99

Photo shoots include online galleries for viewing images

45% Off Personal-Stylist Services

Union

$180 $99

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50% Off Childcare

Union

$98 $49

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50% Off Engagement Photography

Linden

$299 $150

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Up to 56% Off at Mix 'em Up Bartending School

Multiple Locations

$89 $39

4-hour quick mix course guides students through the process of crafting 25 popular cocktails

50% Off Private Helicopter Flight Lesson

Multiple Locations

$199 $99

Certified, experienced pilot leads on-ground safety and flying lessons before students take controls or observe during helicopter flights

Up to 86% Off Photo Shoot from David Eric Photography

Maywood

$350 $49

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Photographers praised by The Knot and Wedding Wire snap crystal-clear pics of individuals, couples, and families

jcp portraits – Up to 83% Off Photo Shoots

Multiple Locations

$125 $25

Professional photographers capture families, babies, and individuals with custom backgrounds, props, and variety of poses

45% Off Services

Avenel

$1,000 $550

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Up to 65% Off Mixology Classes

Woodbridge

$285 $99

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In a realistic bar setting, students practice making themed cocktails in four-hour sessions or take on more topics during a 16-hour course

Up to 51% Off X Banner Stands and Printing

Edison

$195 $95

X-brand banner stands are great for displaying your custom-printed large-scale banners at career fairs, trade shows, and conferences

Up to 58% Off Private Music Lessons

Edison

$110 $49

Instructors encourage students of all ages and skill levels during private lessons focused on music ranging from classical to jazz

Up to 60% Off Custom Framing

Multiple Locations

$110 $49

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Clients tweak colors and texture for custom-framed projects such as shadowboxes, diplomas, jerseys, or family photos to be given as gifts

45% Off Services

Hillside

$75 $41

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Up to 76% Off Admissions-Test Prep or Subject Tutoring

Florham Park

$229 $69

College-admissions test prep helps students get ready for the SAT or ACT; subject tutoring helps younger students succeed in school

Up to 67% Off at Psychic & Tarot Readings

Green Brook

$80 $29

A third-generation psychic puts cosmic powers to use during tarot-card and psychic readings that can be used to read the past or future

45% Off a Tutoring Session

Elizabeth

$60 $33

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Up to 52% Off Laundry Services at Elizabeth Laundromat

Elizabeth

$18 $9

Carefully wash and fold large quantities of your laundry

50% Off

South Orange Village

$100 $50

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51% Off Photo-Shoot Package

Morristown

$200 $99

Award-winning photographer snaps photos of subjects in studio; two 5"x7" prints and CD of five digital images

55% Off Couple's Massage Course

Multiple Locations

$175 $79

Partners learn to massage each other, practicing techniques for relaxation and alleviating soreness

Up to 70% Off Psychic Reading

Morristown

$75 $26

Intuitive guide Dorothy George administers informative or inspirational readings

Up to 83% Off Photography Package

Morristown

$465 $79

Fine-art photographer captures fleeting moments of newborns or moms-to-be during in-studio session; included print makes a precious keepsake

Up to 68% Off Matchmaking Service from Love Broker

Morristown

$85 $29

After a telephone screening, matchmakers pair women up with potential partners carefully selected to match their personality and desires

87% Off Boudoir Photo Shoot

Morristown

$300 $39

Photographers let subjects dress & pose to their comfort level during one-hour shoots, which include one print & 50 images on CD.

50% Off Federal & State Income Preparation and Tax Filing

Somerset

$250 $125

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Up to 84% Off at Sunrise Mattress

Multiple Locations

$300 $49

Settle in to deep, restful sleep on Simmons and TempurPedic mattresses custom-assembled for each client

51% Off Facility Rental for Private Parties

Hanover

$275 $135

1,300 square-foot event center with an upstairs loft offers flat rates and an optional in-house caterer for private parties

69% Off Virus Removal

New Brunswick

$80 $25

Technicians speed up sluggish computers with complete virus and spyware removal

Up to 61% Off Tarot Readings and Chakra Treatments

Multiple Locations

$75 $29

Specialists aim to answer questions with the help of tarot; healing crystals realign chakras to promote balance and tranquility

74% Off Portrait Shoot at Marconi Photography

South Amboy

$190 $49

Husband-and-wife duo snap vibrant and dynamic shots in their studio during one-hour sessions that result in a print and online gallery

Up to 60% Off Psychic Readings

Perth Amboy

$25 $10

Find out what your future may hold in terms of love, relationships, finance, and other subjects during a palm or full-life reading

Up to 80% Off DJ Classes

Somerdale

$60 $29

Using Pioneer equipment, learn tips and tricks to get parties started

51% Off Community CPR Class with AED Certification

Feasterville

$100 $49

Instructors showcase CPR and AED techniques to students in a class that prepares them to assist those in need, no matter what their age

Up to 55% Off Music Lessons

Somerville

$50 $25

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

Up to 52% Off Children's Music Classes

Hillsborough

$56 $28

A trained musician guides newborn babies and older children through music classes that develop motor, social, and language skills

61% Off Girls' Night Out Photo Package

Denville

$200 $79

Groups of up to 10 women are given the model treatment during a two-hour photo shoot designed to bring out the beauty in everyone

80% Off at The Tutoring Center

Hillsborough

$300 $59

Seasoned tutors help kids develop stronger reading, writing, math, test-taking, and study skills and improve their concentration

43% Off Garment Care

Upper Roseville

$30 $17

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50% Off

Forest Hill

$450 $225

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45% Off Event Planning

West Orange

$695 $382

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Up to 65% Off Computer Repair

Sayreville

$139.99 $49

Computer experts diagnose hardware and software problems and optional root out viruses and spyware that can slow down systems

56% Off Resumé and Cover-Letter Services

Harrington Park

$200 $89

Resumé consulting includes crafting a dynamic resumé and cover letter, as well as in-depth preparation in self marketing and interviewing

55% Off Kundalini Yoga Classes

Boonton

$150 $67

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Up to 85% Off at Art and Framing Gallery

Hanover

$100 $15

Archivists with decades of experience preserve artwork, keepsakes, and documents in museum-quality framing materials

Up to 70% Off Legal Services

Multiple Locations

$200 $75

Legal experts help with end-of-life decisions about finances, health care, funeral arrangements, and other important issues

45% Off Boudoir Photography

Caldwell

$199 $109

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55% Off Life Coaching

Verona

$333 $150

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Up to 81% Off Custom Framing at Art Devons

Caldwell

$100 $19

Custom framing of paintings, posters, sports jerseys, artwork, certificates, and photos of any size and shape

45% Off Financial Consulting

Caldwell

$115 $63

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Up to 75% Off Vocal Lessons at Zachary Bradford Vocal Studios

Brookdale

$195 $55

Singing specialist who's performed with Australian Idol finalists teaches vocal technique and style of the contemporary music genre

45% Off Fortune Telling

Montclair

$200 $110

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Half Off Personal Styling at The Secret Lounge

Montclair

$250 $125

Personal stylists help clients find the outfits and accessories they need to maximize their fashion with styling sessions and classes

Up to 57% Off College-Entry Consultation

Montclair

$225 $99

Consultants provide teens with firsthand knowledge about colleges around the country as well as financial-aid and scholarship information

Up to 79% Off Introductory Flair-Bartending Course

Montclair

$150 $49

The course covers how to make up to 20 on-trend shots and cocktails before students sample them and receive a cerificate

40% Off Garment Care

East Brunswick

$10 $6

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45% Off

Bernardsville

$150 $83

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45% Off Studio Photography

Belleville

$300 $165

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50% Off Photo-Printing Services

Bronxville

$20 $10

Copy shop transfers photos to DVD or card-stock, creates banners, and designs photo business cards

Up to 86% Off at Glamour Shots

Multiple Locations

$138.90 $19

Photo shoots include three outfit changes, one standard print, and matching low resolution digital image for social media

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Let's Play in Italian exposes kids, young adults, and adults to the culture and language of Italy through engaging programs that range from preschool activities to conversational Italian classes. Tykes up to 8 years old sing songs, tell stories, play games, and put on puppet shows and craft fairs during afterschool programs and Mommy & Me workshops, absorbing Italian vocabulary during their formative years before gray matter turns angsty and taciturn. Parents and kids alike can expand their linguistic repertoire with colorful books, CDs, and DVDs from an online bookstore.

551 Park Ave
Scotch Plains,
NJ
US

At Objective: Resumes, a team of writers and employment specialists spin career facts and figures into engaging resumés to catch the eye of their clients’ potential employers. They’ve helped thousands of mid-level and executive candidates, as well as students, land jobs in a variety of fields, from engineering to healthcare. During the writing process, you’ll speak one-on-one with a career professional who will gather your strengths and accomplishments to craft a resumé, cover letter, and follow-up letter to thank employers for their time and praise their taste in office furniture.

1100 US Highway 22
North Plainfield,
NJ
US

Benvenuti Italian Specialties & Catering first opened in Bari, Italy before packing up for Garwood, New Jersey in the early 1900's. Chefs still carry on the traditions of the Old World, though, crafting classic Italian entrees and contemporary dishes. They draw from a vast menu that includes everything from more than 20 varieties of housemade ravioli to a chicken Benvenuti, which is sautéed with peppers, artichoke hearts, mushrooms, and capers. The kitchen also transports meals from its catering menu to luncheons, banquets, and other events throughout the area.

Cured meats hang above Benvenuti's glass deli cases, which teem with olives and rounds of fresh mozzarella. Meanwhile, pastas, bottles of olive oil, and other Italian imports line the main shop floor.

512 North Ave
Garwood,
NJ
US

Every morning, Yummy Good's owners rise, pluck fresh fruits and vegetables from their crates, and cast them into presses to squeeze every last drop of juice out. The resulting bottled concoctions – which blend the liquids of raw fruits and veggies into flavors such as rabbit juice or lemon love – wait to be picked up by or delivered to thirsty clients. With juice in hand, customers cleanse their insides with infusions of pure, raw nutrients in prescribed three- to five-day plans.

211 North Ave E
Westfield,
NJ
US

When Claudia Avans decided to end a successful public-relations career and open her own business, her family and friends had their reservations—but that didn’t stop Avans. As reported by Jessica Remo of the Clark-Garwood Patch, Avans used to spend her time throwing launch parties for luxury brands throughout the United States and Latin America. But when she started attending kids' parties with her two young daughters, she was disappointed in the events' levels of customer service and knew she had the skills to raise the bar.

The culmination of her experiences in marketing and mothering is Parti-licious: the ultimate personalized party destination for kids. An EntrepreMoms blogger who attended the studio's opening-day festivities found Avans and her team to be "warm, kind, and professional," and felt that the crystal chandeliers, feather boas, and jewelry helped guests "channel their inner princess." But if a princess theme isn't your daughter's cup of tea, not to worry. She can choose from plenty of other options, ranging from runway diva to a literal cup of tea in the Tea-time Delite Parti, which comes complete with hats and gloves, a cupcake tower, and glamorous add-ons such as a chocolate fountain or limo ride.

Avans focuses not only on the guest of honor's every whim, but on convenience for parents. "The years pass by so quickly," she told David Choi of the Cranford Chronicle. "Special moments shouldn’t be spent planning, they should be spent enjoying the party and creating memories." Her girl-power-fueled School of Glam also makes parents' lives easier with manners workshops, where youngsters can learn proper table etiquette, guidelines for online behavior, and the most compassionate way to tell an invisible friend she isn't real.

340 North Ave
Garwood,
NJ
US

Mike Kelly had a sore back, not to mention torn-down shower curtains, a decimated bathroom, and clogged drains, all courtesy of his 160-pound newfoundland, Gordo. He decided to start a self-service dog-wash business, not simply for his own sake but for other sore, slobber-riddled dog owners as well.

And so In n Out Self Serve Dog Wash was born. There, pet owners find a series of green-walled semiprivate stations that house walkup tubs for a variety of dog sizes, including a couple of extra-large sizes to accommodate massive pups or several small dogs that became stuck together after an ill-fated jelly-sandwich incident. Equipped with washing hoses and shampoos, dog owners can disrupt muddy paws and fur before rinsing and styling their pooch's pompadour with a high-velocity, no-heat blow dryer. Or they can seek out the help of the shop's professional grooming services, which include nail trimming, ear cleaning, and packages with breed-standard trims.

300 North Ave
Garwood,
NJ
US