Personal Development in Tewksbury

$89 for 30hrs of Driver's Ed Classes & 1st Road Lesson at Future Drivers of America ($180 Value)

Future Drivers of America

Chelmsford

$180 $89

Seasoned instructors guide novice drivers through 30 hours of classroom instruction and a road lesson

$96 for $175 Worth of Makeup Classes — Alicia Makeup Academy

Alicia Makeup Academy

Methuen Town

$175 $96

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$139 for a Construction Supervisor License Course at Massachusetts Construction School ($279 Value)

Massachusetts Construction School

Multiple Locations

$279 $139

Up-to-date course give students the tools they need to pass the construction supervisor exam on their first try

Creative-Writing Class for One, Two, or Four from Ruth Sophia Herman (Up to 77% Off)

Ruth Sophia Herman

Maynard

$74 $39

Express yourself through creative writing with Ruth Sophia Herman, founder and director of Circle of Writers

Half-Hour Scenic Flight for Two or Two-Hour Intro Flight Experience for One from Noble AirVentures LLC (Up to 62% Off)

Noble AirVentures LLC

Stow

$285 $139

Scenic trips fly over Boston, Worcester, or Wachusett Mountain; after ground instruction, novice pilots take control of a Cessna 172

$175 for 40-Hour Real Estate Course Plus Textbook at Metropolitan School of Real Estate ($350 Value)

Metropolitan School of Real Estate

Somerville

$350 $175

Over four 10-hour days, instructors prep students for the real-estate exam, teaching procedures, key terms, and the downtown housing market

$95 for ACT, SAT, SSAT, or ISEE Prep at Weston Wayland Success Learning Center ($220 Value)

Weston Wayland Success Learning Center

Multiple Locations

$220 $95

Teachers help students understand general-knowledge questions in preparation for the ACT, SAT, SSAT, or ISEE (a school entrance exam)

Four Group Salsa-Dancing Classes at Stilo, Dance & More (Up to 50% Off)

Stilo, Dance & More

Lynn

$50 $25

Experienced Latin-dance instructor leads beginners and intermediate dancers through the steps of salsa dancing during one-hour lessons

All-Day TIPS Training and Art of Mixology Course for One or Two from Harvard Bartending Course (50% Off)

Harvard Bartending Course

Harvard Square

$290 $145

Pro bartender with 25 years of experience teaches students to mix and present drinks, ending with TIPS drinking safety certification

Four or Eight Private Piano Lessons at Functional Piano Training (Up to 56% Off)

Functional Piano Training

Cambridgeport

$260 $119

Private piano lessons help players improve piano technique and musical understanding

"How to Fly For Free" Courses from Travel Masters Academy (Up to 72% Off). Three Options Available.

Travel Masters Academy

Cambridge

$100 $29

Courses help travelers earn numerous frequent flyer miles without leaving the ground, & redeem them for nearly free flights around the world

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

Suzuki School of Newton

Auburndale

$15 $7

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

$25 for $50 Worth of Language Classes — RoLa Languages

Rola Languages

Boston

$50 $25

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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

$135 $59

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

2 or 4 Vocal Lessons with Optional Studio Time or Audio-Engineering Course at Bristol Studios (Up to 59% Off)

Bristol Recording & Voice Studios

Back Bay

$120 $55

Work with the coaches and producers that have helped develop artists for The Voice and for labels including Sony and Universal Records

$49 for $110 Worth of Salsa-Dance Classes — OUT SALSA BOSTON

Out Salsa Boston

Boston

$110 $49

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$29 for a 20-Hour Online Bartending Course from Express Bartender ($79.97 Value)

Express Bartender

Online Deal

$79.97 $29

Through 12 digital lessons, students learn to mix 125 different cocktails and receive post-course job assistance

$99 for a Complete Cisco Certification IT Network Training Bundle from IT University Online ($3,295 Value)

IT University Online

Online Deal

$3,295 $99

Bundles contain hands-on exercises, multimedia presentations, and exam simulators to help students prepare for CCNA and CCNP certification

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

Career Academy

Online Deal

$1,485 $69

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

One or Three One-Hour Screenwriting Classes at Jared M. Gordon Screenplay Coverage (Up to 52% Off)

Jared M. Gordon Screenplay Coverage

Redeem from Home

$99 $49

Classes taught by an New York University–trained writer, producer, and director, whose independent films have been exhibited at festivals

$29 for an Online Sales Course from Excel with Business ($299 Value)

Excel With Business

Online Deal

$299 $29

Online course imparts skills of salesmanship with video tutorials, exercises, podcasts, and material by author of Selling for Dummies

$59 for an Online Website Building Class from Express Website Course ($197 Value)

Express Website Course

Online Deal

$197 $59

Video course teaches students the ins and outs of creating a website and working with the WordPress platform

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

Center Stage Guitar Academy

Online Deal

$108 $19

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

$25 for a Lifetime SAT, ACT, PSAT, GRE or GMAT Prep Package from Allen Prep ($149 Value)

Allen Prep - SAT, ACT Test Prep

Online Deal

$149 $25

Prepare for upcoming standardized tests with thousands of questions authored by perfect SAT, ACT, PSAT, GRE or GMAT scorers

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

Database Training Academy

Online Deal

$3,595 $99

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

$39 for One-Year Membership and 8-Week Online Course ($200 Value)

Rhode Island Photography Workshops

Online Deal

$200 $39

Year of access to online materials and in-depth eight-week course provide practical instruction on using digital SLR cameras

$327 for $595 Worth of Driving Classes — Academy Auto School

Academy Auto School

Redeem from Home

$595 $327

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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

$64 $29

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

$50 for $100 for Four 30 minute private music lessons — West Newbury School of Music

West Newbury School Of Music

West Newbury

$100 $50

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One-Hour Introductory Helicopter Flight Lesson for One or Two at Don's Flying Service Inc (50% Off)

Don's Flying Service Inc

Marlborough

$250 $125

FAA-certified instructors cover ground school basics, and then give students hands-on experience during a flight

$400 for $800 Groupon — Writer's Workshop for Kids

Writer's Workshop For Kids

Framingham

$800 $400

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$199 for 40-Hour Real-Estate Pre-Licensing Course at South Shore Real Estate Academy ($350 Value)

South Shore Real Estate Academy

Quincy

$350 $199

40-hour course covers real estate basics, allowing students to earn their pre-licensing requirement and kickstart their sales careers

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

Senchant's Art Of Teaching

Canton

$220 $110

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6-Hour Photography Workshop from LiteWriting Photography (45% Off)

Litewriting Photography

Clinton

$225 $124

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$175 for a Real Estate Pre-License Course with Textbook ($350 Value)

Professional Real Estate Training Institute

Randolph

$350 $175

40-hour course covers all the topics for the state licensing exam, and a textbook facilitates at-home study

$48 for $95 Groupon — Act First CPR

Act First Cpr

Franklin Town

$95 $48

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At Vivo Fencing Club, a trio of decorated Hungarian coaches share their wisdom and expertise with beginner-through-elite-level fencers. Head coach Arpad "Arpi" Horvath has been involved in the sport since 1989, later going on to become a two-time NCAA champion during his time at St. John's University in New York. Today, Arpi and his fellow coaches rely on the Hungarian fencing approach—which focuses on the whole fencer—to teach students of all ages and abilities. They offer classes for students as young as six, allowing youngsters a chance to gain discipline and develop useful skills while their friends are still struggling with the mountains of paperwork that come with running a lemonade stand.

1 Jewel Dr
Wilmington,
MA
US

The staff members at Sylvan Learning's numerous centers understand that each child learns differently. Therefore, they don’t try to implement a uniform tutoring system; instead, they design custom lesson programs based on the results of a skills assessment using diagnostic tools and one-on-one interviews.

Tutors work with students from pre-kindergarten through grade 12, illuminating topics ranging from basic reading and writing to remembering complex algebraic formulas without having them tattooed on your chest. Many of Sylvan’s instructors work in local schools, so they are intimately familiar with common curricula and understand how to gear lessons toward optimal results. Camps and after-school and summer classes can ready high-schoolers for the rigors of the ACT or the SAT, or they can help students to wow college-admissions officers with their superior essay-writing skills.

73 Princeton St
North Chelmsford,
MA
US

Most people will never get the chance to play a round of golf at Augusta National. At Pappas Indoor Golf & Baseball, players can approximate that dream inside a trio of indoor golf simulators. The simulator screens replicate 230 courses in vivid detail, including Augusta and Scotland's Saint Andrews. The simulators share space with a well-rounded practice facility that includes a 1,600-square-foot putting green, 12 hitting bays, a short-game area, and a sand bunker. In areas designated for private lessons, PGA pro Bill Pappas polishes his clients' mechanics with the help of video swing-analysis equipment.

Golfers aren?t the only athletes taking cuts at Pappas Indoor. The facility?s indoor batting cages let softball and baseball stars while away rainy days fine-tuning their swings or training pitching machines to feel human emotions.

70 Princeton St
North Chelmsford,
MA
US

Henry Houh has earned four degrees—including a Ph.D.—from MIT, patented seven inventions in the United States and Europe, founded several tech start-ups, and even played on the famous MIT blackjack team portrayed in the film “21”. Instead of spending his afternoons toasting flutes of champagne with other successful entrepreneurs and scientists, Henry works with kids. When he’s not raising his own three tykes, he’s educating other youngsters at local schools, museums, or his own venture, Einstein's Workshop.

Henry and his staff fill the 7,000-square foot Einstein’s Workshop with hands-on activities designed to teach scientific, technological, engineering, and mathematical concepts in a fun, engaging way. Inside the main play space, youngsters can solve stacking puzzles, build elaborate LEGO and K'Nex structures, or assemble electronic devices using Snap Circuits. Classes delve deeper into various scientific subjects, from 2D and 3D computer-aided design workshops to classes where students create robots using LEGO WeDo and Mindstorms kits. Einstein's Workshop even caters some courses to curious adults, such as sessions that explain how to operate a laser cutter or implant a cleanliness microchip into messy roommates.

25 Adams Street
Burlington,
MA
US

In the words of its teachers, the Growing Well Program "is a hopping, clapping, drawing, bouncing, singing, playing, interacting and learning program for children and their families." Here, babies and kids up to kindergarten age participate in programs focused on specific topics, like music, science, and poker. The Music Together program is one of the center's specialties, and it gets little toes tapping to genres like world music, jazz, and folk. There are also play-group sessions that immerse kids in the Russian language.

3 Mill Dam Road
Bedford,
MA
US

The Range

As an alternative to traditional ranges, Massachusetts Gun Safety relies on a high-definition training simulator similar to the ones used by police. The computerized system presents different targets and scenarios, and users fire laser-based weapons toward a 70-inch screen.

The Rentals

The training simulator uses laser-based firearms, which accurately mimic the look, feel, and recoil of handguns such as a .40-caliber Glock.

At a Glance

Though Massachusetts Gun Safety empowers its students to safely handle and operate firearms, you’ll never hear the sound of live gunfire within its locations in Woburn and Quincy. That’s because all target practice takes place in each of the the school’s virtual simulators, which complement the quizzes and lectures given by instructors. These experts delve into the basics of gun safety and state laws.

21 Olympia Ave
Woburn,
MA
US