Kids Activities in Tolland

Pokemon Party for Up to 10, or $9 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 $9

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Four Private Instrument Lessons at The Woodshed (45% Off)

The Woodshed

South Windsor

From the merchant: Professional drum lessons for students of all ages, levels and abilities in all styles of music on pro drum gear.

$108 $59

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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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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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Two-Hour Bowling Package for 2, 4, or 6 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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Two or Four One-Hour Music Lessons, or Two One-Hour Studio Sessions at LMI Studio (Up to 57% 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 $40

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$73 for Family Admission with 3D Movie Tickets to Connecticut Science Center ($93.80 Value)

Connecticut Science Center

Downtown

Access to more than 165 hands-on exhibits, live science demonstrations, and entrance to a 3D movie

$93.80 $73

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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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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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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Visit for Two or Four (Up to 58% Off)

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Forest Park

40,000-sq.-ft. basketball haven houses shrines to more than 300 Hall of Famers, 70+ interactive exhibits, and a full-size court for practice

$42 $19

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$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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$18 for One Game of Bowling with Shoe Rentals for Four at Callahan's Bowl-O-Rama ($36 Value)

Callahan's Bowl-O-Rama

Newington

Bowling alley built in 1959 offers lanes with automatic scorers, DirecTV, and a lounge with cold beer and karaoke on Friday nights

$36 $18

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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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Shaun T Live! at Mohegan Sun Uncas Ballroom on April 12 at 10 a.m. (Up to 36% Off)

Shaun T Live!

Mohegan Sun Uncas Ballroom

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Creator of the high-intensity fitness program Insanity leads an hour-long class before answering questions and posing for group photos

$173.03 $110

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Children's Museum Visits for Two or Four at Imagine Nation (Up to 50% Off)

Imagine Nation

Bristol

Youngsters aged 2–8 explore three floors of interactive, enlightening exhibits, including an art studio and model ESPN set

$14 $8

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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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Two 60-Minute Jump Passes with Skysocks at Sky Zone (41% Off). Two Options Available.

Sky Zone

Wallingford Center

After putting on cozy skysocks, guests jump on wall-to-wall trampolines and tumble into foam pits

$32 $19

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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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Adult or Kids' Capoeira Classes or Yoga Classes at Thrive Movement Studio (Up to 60% Off). Four Options Available.

Matica Arts, LLC dba Thrive Movement Studio

Harwinton

Capoeira classes fuse martial arts, dance, acrobatics, and music; Yoga Flow classes with roots in Power yoga

$90 $39

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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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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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Ice-Skating Outing with Hot Dogs and Drinks for Two or Four People at Worcester Common Oval (Up to 50% Off)

Worcester Common Oval

Worcester

Trip to the public, outdoor ice-skating rink includes hot dogs and beverages

$17 $9

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Holiday Train Show Admission for Two Adults or Family of Four at Connecticut River Museum (Up to 47% Off)

Connecticut River Museum

Essex Village

Museum housed in a refurbished 1878 steamboat warehouse plays host to a 26-foot model-train layout filled with working locomotives

$18 $10

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Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Florence Griswold Museum (Up to 52% Off)

Florence Griswold Museum

Old Lyme

In addition to its art galleries, the museum showcases the house and scenic grounds painted by some of America’s most iconic Impressionists

$20 $12

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Three Private Guitar or Drum Lessons or a Rock 'n' Roll Birthday Party at Corner Music (Up to 54% Off)

Corner Music

Old Saybrook Center

Music retail outlet hosts private lessons for guitar or drums, as well as kids' birthday parties with live music

$199 $99

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Two Indoor Water-Park Passes at CoCo Key Water Resort (Up to 45% Off)

CoCo Key Water Resort

Waterbury

Indoor water park maintained at 84 degrees with three 40-ft. slides, a lazy river, water basketball, and an arcade with more than 55 games

$38 $21

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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 60% Off)

Waterford Historical Museum & Cultural Center

Waterford

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

$30 $12

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Group Sleigh or Wagon Ride for Two or Four, or Private Ride for Four from Cornerstone Ranch (Up to 54% Off)

Cornerstone Ranch

Princeton

During sleigh or wagon rides, a pair of majestic black percherons draws riders through the farm

$48 $24

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Two or Four 30-Minute Private Music Lessons at Amped Music School (Up to 65% Off)

Amped Music School

Wyoming

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

$40 $16

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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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Bowling, Shoe Rentals, Arcade Games, and Laser Tag at Pinz Entertainment (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Pinz Entertainment

Milford

Open bowling takes place throughout the day on 20 lanes; more than 30 arcade games; Atomic Warehouse laser tag with black lights and fog

$40 $19.99

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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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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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Ice Skating with Rental for Two or Four at The Providence Rink (Up to 42% Off)

The Providence Rink

Downtown Providence

Ice skate on a 14,000-square-foot rink surrounded by city landmarks

$24 $14

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$22 for $44 Toward Flute or Piano Lessons

Allegretto Music Studio

Mt. Hope

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

$44 $22

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John Brown House Museum Visit for Two or Four from Rhode Island Historical Society (Up to 50% Off)

Rhode Island Historical Society

John Brown House Museum

Museum examines early US social and cultural history in the 18th-century home of John Brown, an important figure in early America

$20 $11

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$8 for $15 Worth of Art Camp — JumpingClay USA

Jumpingclay Usa

Enfield

From the merchant: Step-by-step modeling workshops using our one-of-a-kind air-drying polymer clay.

$15 $8

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Premier Party Package for Up to 10 Kids at BounceU Warwick (Up to 61% Off)

BounceU Warwick

Warwick

Inflatable playground offers kids a safe place to play and bounce; each party guest receives one open bounce pass for a future visit

$354.50 $175

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30-Minute In-Studio Piano Lesson or One or Three 60-minute Piano Lessons at New England Studio of Music (Up to 63% Off)

New England Studio of Music

Pawtucket

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

$30 $12

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$40 for $80 Groupon — New England Music Studio

New England Music Studio

Pawtucket

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

$80 $40

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Before IMAX movies and online social networks, roller skating reigned supreme as the favorite pastime of American youth. Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Skating Center smacks of this blissful era, with its colorful retro murals, classic beach-wood floors, firm prohibition of halter-tops and baggy pants, and the gratuitous use of the word "hogwash." The beeps and whistles of arcade games jingle across the 14,000-square-foot roller skating rink, faintly audible beneath the boom of current hits. Spotlighted by strings of hanging lights, skaters of all ages soar across the rink during open skate, skate lessons, and fitness-skating classes held throughout the week.

Off the skate floor, a team of technicians staffs a pro shop, peddling inline skates and gear for rental or purchase while extending mechanical expertise toward repair work, wheel rotations, and cleanings. Meanwhile, in the concession stand, servers dole out boxes of popcorn and pitchers of soft drinks to fuel laps around the rink and inspire skaters to experiment with their popcorn-float recipe.

85 S Frontage Rd
Vernon Rockville,
CT
US

After decades of winning the admiration of stock-car racing fans with his aggressive driving strategy and off-track charisma, Rusty Wallace now gives others the chance to experience the rush of racing. He joined forces with Sodikart to roll out the Rusty Wallace Kart Experience, pairing kart with driver at some of the country's most celebrated racetracks. Racers can hop in a custom RT8 (or its kid-friendly counterpart, the LR4) and hit the gas, tearing up everything from the versatile road courses and speedy main track of the Atlanta Motor Speedway to the challenging lava pits of the Milwaukee Mile.

But this go-karting business has a big brother?the Rusty Wallace Racing Experience. It's a high-speed trip into the pro-racing trade, with breathtaking ride-alongs and racing experiences in stock cars. Guests buckle up and sit shotgun alongside professional drivers as they fly down straightaways and around curves. They can even get behind the wheel themselves, finally feeling what it's like to be a professional driver.

55 West St.
Stafford Springs,
CT
US

At Lutz Children's Museum, curious young ones aged 2 to 10 explore rotating hands-on exhibits to soak up knowledge and stoke imagination flames. Dismount aluminum covered wagons and kick off a terra firma cultural journey at the main street exhibit, which depicts a World War II-era American village, including a detailed shop and school. Meanwhile, the farm exhibit vividly displays 19th-century Connecticut farm life, where kids can collect eggs from hens, climb in a hayloft, milk the resident cow, or psychoanalyze their moos. Colorful works decorate the halls of the children's art gallery, which occasionally features the creative work of professional artists, while cuddleful perks await visitors of the rescued live animals, where a chinchilla named Bounce currently prowls the grounds alongside about 50 other cute creatures.

247 S Main St
Manchester,
CT
US

When traversing Oak Meadow Farm’s 52 verdant acres, one is struck by sweeping views of nearby produce farms. Students contribute to this idyllic pastoral scene as they learn the basics of riding in either indoor or outdoor rings. The experienced staff is led by head trainer Amy Kriwitsky who brings her individual experiences, such as her bachelor’s degree in animal science, to teaching beginners how to tack and nay effectively. Her efforts have earned Oak Meadow Farm praise in publications such as Today’s Equestrian and Chronicle of the Horse.

309 Scantic Rd
East Windsor,
CT
US

During whirlyball, players ride in bumper cars, carry racquets, and maneuver balls into goals. These bumper cars glide smoothly over the court and turn on a whim, giving players the opportunity to duck past their opponents on their quest to win the game. After a team is crowned champion, players can hang out in the gaming area and play pool or chat about their favorite moments from the game in the lounge.

1265 John Fitch Blvd
South Windsor,
CT
US

It takes three large exhibit hangars and an open-air tarmac to hold New England Air Museum’s large collection of more than 80 civilian and military aircraft. Here you can see one of the remaining Boeing B-29 Superfortresses, one of the most advanced bombers during World War II. The museum also contains the Republic RC-3 Seabee, a single-engine amphibian aircraft. The collection encompasses helicopters, gyrocopters, and gliders. There’s even the Silas Brooks Balloon Basket, a basket circa-1870 that’s thought to be the oldest surviving aircraft in the United States.

A variety of special events run periodically, such as kid-friendly demonstrations that explain of the scientific principles that make flight possible, and the Build and Fly Station, where visitors are encouraged construct and keep their own aircraft.

36 Perimeter Rd
Windsor Locks,
CT
US