Kids Activities in Union City

Celebrate 50 Years of Ripley's Believe it Or Not! Comic series with Visit for One, Two, or Four (Up to 58% Off)

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square

Theater District - Times Square

Over 500 scientific, historical and fantastical artifacts fill 20+ themed galleries; celebrating 50 years of Ripley’s Comic Book series

$32.61 $16

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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and Space Shuttle Pavilion Visit with Optional Tour or Membership –Up to 45% Off

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Pier 86, NYC

Museum features the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets, and a missile submarine

$31 $20

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Two Private Instrument Lessons at NYC Flute Instruction (46% Off)

Nyc Flute Instruction

New York

From the merchant: Creative, professional flute lessons for kids and adults. Learn to play the music you love!

$130 $70

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Visit or Membership to the Museum of Tolerance New York (Up to 56% Off). Five Options Available.

Museum of Tolerance New York

Mid Town

Interactive exhibits on the Holocaust and contemporary human-rights violations illustrate the consequences of intolerance

$30 $17

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Passes for One, Two, Three, or Four People at Modern Pinball NYC (Up to 50% Off)

Modern Pinball NYC

Manhattan

Rack up points with unlimited play on 30+ pinball machines from the 70s to today; as seen on NBC’s TODAY, FOX News, CNN, & Wall St. Journal

$19 $15

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$55 for $100 Groupon — Ryan Cantwell Music Coaching & Recording

Ryan Cantwell Music Coaching & Recording

New York

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$100 $55

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Five-Day Musical Instrument Course at Rami Tabla (53% Off)

Rami Tabla

BDA Studios

From the merchant: Welcome to the magical world of Rhythm! We start at the beginning, with basic hits and rhythms. Class Runs Sats in Nov

$135 $63

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Admission for Two or Four to 9/11 Tribute Center (Up to 50% Off)

9/11 Tribute Center

Financial District

Learn about the attacks on September 11, 2001 & the bombing on February 26, 1993, through interactive exhibits, artifacts & personal stories

$30 $16

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Children's Dance Classes at Piel Canela Dance and Music School (Up to 70% Off). Four Options Available.

Piel Canela Dance and Music School

Garment District

Kids can join dance classes such as ballet, salsa, and hip hop

$75 $25

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Visit for Two, Four, or Six to the Museum of American Finance (Up to 63% Off)

Museum of American Finance

Financial District

The story of American finance told through collections of historic documents and interactive exhibits

$16 $7

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Brick Fest Live LEGO Fan Festival at Meadowlands Exposition Center, July 10–12 (Up to 43% Off)

Brick Fest Live LEGO Fan Festival

The Meadowlands Exposition Center

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LEGO-lovers gather to participate in interactive building activities, exercising their creativity and witnessing huge creations

$47 $27

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One, Two, or Four "Paleontologist for a Day" Passes at Field Station: Dinosaurs (Up to 46% Off)

Field Station: Dinosaurs

Secaucus

See more than 30 life-size animatronic dinosaurs, then dig for bones in an interactive exhibit and watch a 3D movie

$30 $19

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Three Classes for 1 or 2 or Month of Unlimited Youth Sports & Yoga Classes at The Inner Athlete (Up to 67% Off)

The Inner Athlete

Multiple Locations

Children aged three to eight of all ability levels are introduced to sports and yoga to help with cognitive and physical development

$90 $30

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Museum of the City of New York Visit for Two or Four, or Annual Individual or Family Membership (Up to 55% Off)

Museum of the City of New York

Upper East Side

Museum with almost 90 years in its landmark building hosts events and exhibitions illuminating the past, present and future of New York City

$28 $15

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Two or Four 30-Minute Private Music Lessons at Shobo Music Academy (Up to 52% Off)

Shobo Music Academy

Cliffside Park

Students hone their musical skills in one-on-one guitar, piano, drums, trumpet, flute, or voice lessons tailored to their needs

$54 $27

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"Princess Particular," "Pirate Pete's Parrot," or "Katz'n'Dogz" for an Adult and Child or Acting Classes (Up to 64% Off)

"Princess Particular," "Pirate Pete's Parrot," or "Katz'n'Dogz"

The Secret Theatre

Audience interaction, musical numbers, and crazy characters ignite kids’ imaginations; classes develop improv and monologue skills

$29.34 $15

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Party-Supply Rentals at Carnival Parties (Up to 60% Off). Five Options Available.

Carnival Parties

Maspeth

Party add-ons range from cotton candy to live magicians; rental packages include a bounce house or tables and chairs

$200 $99

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Japanese-Culture Classes for Kids or Adults, or Five Samurai-Sword Classes at Resobox (Up to 66% Off)

Resobox

Long Island City

Cultural classes on ink painting, karate, or Japanese classical dance; samurai-sword classes teach technique and include a take-home sword

$110 $43

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Visit for Two or Membership to Museum Of The Moving Image (Up to 53% Off). Four Options Available.

Museum Of The Moving Image

Astoria

Recently renovated museum with more than 1,400 artifacts on display; events have featured Martin Scorsese, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Rachel Weisz

$24 $14

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"Can Do Duck: The Musical" at Lynn Redgrave Theater on Feb. 8 - Mar. 8, Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m. (Up to 50% Off)

"Can Do Duck: The Musical"

The Lynn Redgrave Theater at Culture Project

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Musical adaptation of the popular children’s books follows a family of ducks & family of humans as they learn about confidence & acceptance

$40 $20

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Arcade Play or Two-Hour Child's Birthday Party for Up to 10 at the Chinatown Fair (Up to 60% Off)

Chinatown Fair

Chinatown

Arcade classics and contemporary favorites such as air hockey, skee-ball, basketball, DDRX3, BeatMania, car racing and ticketed prize games

$30 $15

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Admission for Six or One-Year Family Membership to The Skyscraper Museum (Up to 60% Off)

The Skyscraper Museum

New York

Experience New York’s architectural heritage and examine the historical forces and individuals that have shaped it’s skyline

$30 $12

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$49 for $90 Worth of Music Lessons — Flute Lessons with Barbara Siesel

Flute Lessons With Barbara Siesel

New York

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$90 $49

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Guided Hiking Day Trip or Overnight Camping Trip from Wilderness Rocks (Up to 54% Off)

Wilderness Rocks

Pick-up Location

Guides lead guests through snow-covered trails in New York’s wilderness during day and overnight excursions

$129 $59

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$20 for Visit for Two Plus a Guided Tour at Museum of the American Gangster ($40 Value)

Museum of The American Gangster

East Village

Museum profiling mob bosses, bank robbers, and gangsters in old St. Mark's speakeasy

$40 $18

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One-Year Membership to El Museo del Barrio New York (50% Off). Two Options Available.

El Museo del Barrio New York

Manhattan

One year of admission and invitations to exhibition openings at a museum with 6,500 pieces of Latino, Latin American, and Caribbean art

$50 $25

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$130 for $260 Groupon — Classical Guitar NYC

Classical Guitar Nyc

New York

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$260 $130

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5 or 10 Guitar Lessons at GotChops Music (Up to 88% Off)

GotChops Music

Manhattanville

Musician with two decades of experience and an album under his belt teaches guitar lessons at his studio or in Manhattan homes

$255 $35

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$220 for $400 Groupon — Grammy Music producer

Cool Guy Music Studios

New York

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$400 $220

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Individual, Family, or Supporter Membership to The Studio Museum in Harlem (Up to 65% Off)

Studio Museum

Harlem

Dedicated to developing artists of African descent, the Museum celebrates contemporary art and Harlem’s rich cultural history

$50 $23

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$120 for $240 Groupon — Brooklyn Guitar Lessons with Bryan Wade

Brooklyn Guitar Lessons With Bryan Wade

New York

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$240 $120

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Monday Night Magic at The Players Theatre (Up to 44% Off)

Monday Night Magic

The Players Theatre

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Accomplished illusionists and performers delight audiences with sleight of hand, mentalism, and comedy

$69.50 $39

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60-Minute Musical Instrument Lesson at Steel X Plosion (53% Off)

Steel X Plosion

New York

From the merchant: Learn to play the steel drums from one of the best steel drum players in the world, Freddy Harris III.

$80 $38

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One Private Instrument Lesson at VAR Guitar Lessons (44% Off)

Var Guitar Lessons

Clinton

Texas-born strummer wants you to learn from the master

$25 $14

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$248 for $450 Worth of Music Lessons — Freddy Charles Music

Freddy Charles Music

New York

Three 45-minute guitar or drum lessons with recording artist Freddy Charles

$450 $248

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Four 30-Minute Music Lessons at Fort Lee School of Music (63% Off)

Fort Lee School of Music

Fort Lee

Instructors educated at world-renowned music schools teach piano, violin, guitar, voice, cello, flute, saxophone, trumpet, and clarinet

$160 $60

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$83 for $150 Groupon — Bernardsville School of Music inc.

Bernardsville School Of Music

Bernardsville

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$150 $83

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$65 for Indoor Play Package with Three Classes and Three Play-Space Passes at Kidville (Up to $191 Value)

Kidville

Bronx

Children’s center helps develop social and educational skills with art, music, gym, and enrichment classes, along with Play Space

$191 $65

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General Admission for One, Two, or Four at World of Wings (Up to 42% Off)

World Of Wings

Teaneck

Lush atrium houses hundreds of butterflies from around the world; museum includes reptiles, lizards, and a butterfly nursery

$16 $11

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$65 for Membership with Three Kids’ Classes, Six Playspace Passes, and Registration Fee ($209.50 Value)

Kidville

Englewood

Children’s center helps develop social and educational skills with art, music, gym, enrichment program classes, and a play space

$209.50 $65

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"Chuggington Live! – The Great Rescue Adventure" on Friday, January 30 (Up to 51% Off)

"Chuggington Live! The Great Rescue Adventure"

New Jersey Performing Arts Center

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The popular animated series comes to life—and bursts into songs such as “We are the Chuggineers”—as three young trains race to save a friend

$33.35 $17

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$45 for $100 Worth of Services at Newark Academy of Arts

Paganini Institute Of Music & Arts

North Ironbound

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$100 $45

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A Private Music Lesson from Melody Institute of Music and Art (45% Off)

Melody Institute Of Music And Art, Inc.

Saddle Brook

From the merchant: Piano, Violin, Guitar, Voice lessons taught by a renowned faculty

$192 $106

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"Sid the Science Kid" at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts on February 8 at 2 p.m. (Up to 43% Off)

"Jim Henson’s Sid the Science Kid Live!"

Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post

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Sid seeks out a mysterious sixth sense in the live version of the popular PBS show, brought to life by Jim Henson’s Creature Shop

$21.15 $12

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$599 for a Two-Week Overnight Summer-Camp Session at Trail Blazers ($1,600 Value)

Trail Blazers

Multiple Locations

ACA-accredited camp featuring outdoor adventure activities including hiking and swimming and rustic canvas shelters at simple campsites

$1,600 $599

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Three or Six Half-Hour Music Lessons at Williamsburg School of Music (Up to 52% Off)

Williamsburg School of Music

Williamsburg

Expert instructors lead students of all levels through lessons on the piano, guitar, drums, or voice

$120 $59

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$33 for $65 Worth of Music Lessons — Drum Lessons with David Ashkenazy

Drum Lessons With David Ashkenazy

Prospect Lefferts Gardens

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$65 $33

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A Private Music Lesson from Prospect Music and Recording Lessons (50% Off)

Prospect Music And Recording Lessons

Brooklyn

From the merchant: Up to four weeks of 60-minute lessons on guitar, bass, or recording techniques from a Berklee graduate professional

$60 $30

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$99 for $180 Groupon — Slopetopia Music School

Slopetopia Music School

Park Slope

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$180 $99

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Two or Four One-Hour Private Guitar Lessons at Guitar Lessons NYC (Up to 59% Off)

Guitar Lessons NYC

New York

Students learn to play the guitar in one-on-one lessons with an experienced instructor

$240 $99

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Wednesday Night Drink & Draw Event for Two or Four at The Living Gallery in Brooklyn (Up to 64% Off)

The Living Gallery

Brooklyn

Sketchers indulge in provided beer, wine & snacks while drawing live models & grooving to DJ music or ever-changing line-up of bands

$40 $15

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$440 for $800 at UberAcademic - Summer Day Camp

Uber Academic

Brookln

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

$800 $440

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Two-Hour Trampoline or Rappelling Class for One or Two People at Hollywood Stunts NYC (Up to 53% Off)

Hollywood Stunts NYC

Greenpoint

Experienced stuntmen show students aged 10 and older how to safely rappel down walls or leap on trampolines

$40 $19

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Visit for Two or Annual Membership for One or Two to the Morbid Anatomy Museum (Up to 55% Off)

Morbid Anatomy Museum

Gowanus

Macabre collection of preserved body parts, taxidermy, and other artifacts celebrates the history of death and grieving in various cultures

$20 $11

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A Private Music Lesson from Garrin Benfield Guitar Lessons (46% Off)

Brooklyn Guitar Lessons

Williamsburg

Acoustic or electric guitar instruction with patient, friendly teacher; we use an intuitive approach that emphasizes listening

$100 $54

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$30 for $60 Worth of Music Lessons at DG Rockers Guitar School

DG Rockers Guitar School

Dyker Heights

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$60 $30

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One or Three Kindermusik Playdates at Kindermusik with Liana (Up to 52% Off)

Kindermusik with Liana

Boerum Hill

Classes use music and movement activities to stimulate young minds and develop motor skills in a social environment

$20 $10

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Four-Day Musical Instrument Course at Brooklyn GuitarWorks (50% Off)

Brooklyn Guitarworks

Brooklyn

From the merchant: “Get Better Faster–Everything Your Teacher Should Have Taught You About Playing the Guitar (But Probably Didn’t)”

$180 $90

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Two or Four Tickets to The City Reliquary Museum ( Up to 60% Off)

The City Reliquary Museum

Williamsburg

Fragments of New York's history are on display at this museum that safeguards that safeguards the city's treasures of past and present

$20 $9

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One, Two, or Four Beginners Group Sessions at Master Your Guitar (Up to 56% Off)

Master Your Guitar

Montclair

Group guitar sessions have four to five beginners who are ready to learn the basics of the instrument in 45 minutes

$45 $22

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1, 3, 5, or 10 Family Day Passes or One or Three Drop-In Classes with Playtime at Citibabes (Up to 86% Off)

Citibabes

Soho

Family membership club offering best-in-class education, amenities, information, and fun for both children and adults

$50 $10

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Learn How Harry Potter and History Collide at the Met

Harry Potter-Themed Tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Museum educator Emily Turner uses the Met’s exhibits to illuminate the ways in which Harry Potter draws on history and mythology

$40

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Magic Show for Two at Broadway Comedy Club on February 7–March 21 (Up to 54% Off)

Allen Batista Travel: Magic Show

Broadway Comedy Club

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The magic show may include mind-reading tricks inside a lauded comedy club

$63 $29

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Two Musical Theater or Four or Eight Drum or Guitar Classes at Beauty and the Beat Music Academy (Up to 57% Off)

Beauty and the Beat Music Academy

Upper West Side

Teachers with Broadway stage experience instruct students in musical theater techniques or drum or guitar methods

$160 $69

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$494 for $899 Worth of Art Camp — Positive Images Through The Arts

Positive Images Through The Arts

Upper East Side

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$899 $494

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One or Three Private 60-Minute Piano Lessons from David Sklar Studios (Up to 68% Off)

David Sklar Studios

Upper West Side

Experienced musician David Sklar teaches students of all ages to play piano using a mixture of technique, music theory, and ear training

$120 $39

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Two or Three 30-Minute Private Piano Lessons at The New York Conservatory of Music (Up to 52% Off)

The New York Conservatory of Music

New York

Music instructors provide one-on-one attention to students.

$110 $55

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$165 for $300 Worth of Services at Avenue Music Room

Avenue Music Room

New York

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$300 $165

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Two or Four 30-Minute Private Guitar, Piano, Bass, or Ukulele Lessons at Guitar Cities New York (Up to 56% Off)

Guitar Cities

Midtown Center

Dexterous instrumentalists train aspiring players of all ages during low-key one-on-one lessons tailored to skill level or song choice

$90 $42

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$68 for $150 Worth of Magician Rental — NY Magic School

Ny Magic School

Harlem

Beginners and advanced students discover the secrets of magic and learn how to amaze their friends and family

$150 $68

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Two-Hour Themed Party for 12 Kids on a Weekday or 10 Kids on a Weekend at Dudes & Divas NYC (50% Off)

Dudes & Divas NYC

Forest Hills

Pop-culture-themed parties pay homage to Frozen, One Direction, and Hello Kitty and include music, games, snacks, costumes, and a host

$349 $174

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Admission for Two or Four to MoMa PS1 (Up to 55% Off)

MoMa PS1

Hunters Point

Museum hosts rotating exhibits by contemporary artists

$20 $10

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$47 for Four 30-Minute Private Music Lessons at Istein Education Center ($156 Value)

Istein education center

Forest Hills

Learn a musical instrument of your choice at a pace that’s comfortable for you

$156 $47

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Bowling with Shoe Rental for 2 or 4, or Bowling with VIP Membership for 2 at Whitestone Lanes (Up to 76% Off)

Whitestone Lanes

Flushing

Modern bowling facility allows groups to take pins down 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on 48 lanes with automatic scoring

$24 $11

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One $50 or Three $25 Vouchers for Batting Cages, Food, and Rock Climbing at Artistic Stitch (Up to 58% Off)

Artistic Stitch

Middle Village

Sports complex houses a 20 ft. climbing wall, batting cages, and an Italian restaurant

$60 $25

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Pajama Party, Saturday-Morning Playtime, Soap-Making Party, or Sleepover Party at City Treehouse (Up to 52% Off)

City Treehouse

Chelsea

Kids explore a nature-themed indoor play center during play sessions, make shimmery soaps, or stay the night to celebrate a birthday

$60 $30

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One, Two, or Three Private Piano Lessons at Floris Boere Piano Lessons (Up to 64% Off)

Floris Boere Piano Lessons

New York

From the merchant: Beginners or adepts, in this piano lesson I will show you how to take your piano skills to the next level.

$25 $9

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Admission for Two, Four, or Six or One Family Membership to Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center (Up to 54% Off)

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center

Montclair State University

Non-profit museum celebrates the life, achievements, and wit of one of baseball’s most iconic figures

$12 $6

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Ice-Skating for Two, Four, Six, or Ten with Skate Rental at Floyd Hall Arena (Up to 53% Off)

Floyd Hall Arena

Floyd Hall Arena

Two NHL-sized ice rinks host public skating sessions throughout the week

$24 $12

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The Scholastic Store meshes storytime and playtime, sneaking play spaces and interactive kiosks in between stacks of popular children's titles. In Clifford the Big Red Dog's comfy doghouse, parents and kids equipped with toys, books, and pretend play items act out classic Clifford tales, such as Clifford Goes to Law School, before skipping off hand in hand with a Clifford audio book ($9.95). Burgeoning bookworms can schedule bookstore visits to coincide with in-store events to take advantage of free author readings and thrice-weekly storytimes.

594 Broadway
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170 W 23rd St
New York,
NY
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The Hoboken Historical Museum celebrates the history, culture, architecture, and overall coolness of the Hoboken area, with 2,000 square feet of photos and artifacts located within the former Bethlehem Steel shipyard. Currently, the main gallery exhibit Surveying the World: Keuffel & Esser + Hoboken, 1870–1968, running until December 23, serves up 500 engineering instruments manufactured by the firm Keuffel & Esser from 1870 to 1968. Visitors to the exhibit can interact with a slide rule or telepathically take apart a transit instrument to discover the goblins turning the gears within. The museum also has an upper gallery, which is a venue for local artists to exhibit work about Hoboken and its environs. Previous artists include popular cityscape artist Frank Hanavan, photographer Virginia Parrott, and the fifth-grade class at Wallace Elementary School. Support the Hoboken Historical Museum with a one-year individual or family membership—both membership packages include benefits such as free admission to the museum, discounts on select museum gift-shop items, a subscription to the museum's quarterly newsletter, and free copies of the museum's Oral History Project chapbooks.

1301 Hudson St
Hoboken,
NJ
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Collecting from the darkest depths of the ocean, beneath layered bedrock, or from the farthest reaches of space, the American Museum of Natural History catalogues, studies, and shares the latest knowledge about the natural world. The Museum's famed permanent halls explore an array of topics, from human ancestry throughout the ages to deep history of lands ruled by dinosaurs. The Museum?s far-reaching educational programs extend beyond the permanent exhibits and the confines of the building, reaching into middle and high schools to fund and conduct hands-on, student-driven experiments. The Museum also supports scientific expeditions around the world, providing archeologists and paleontologists with essential supplies and Indiana Jones Halloween masks.

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Six Overlooked But Awesome Exhibits at the American Museum of Natural History

You?ve seen the dinosaurs, but what about the dragons? Or the sapphire that was stolen in a 1960s jewel heist?
200 Central Park S
New York,
NY
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From a stone mosaic that lined the floors of a 5th-century synagogue to the final rhyme spit out by a Jewish hip-hop artist, the span of the Jewish Museum's collections is as diverse as it is expansive. What began in 1904 with 26 artifacts has blossomed into a collection of 27,000 paintings, sculptures, and multimedia exhibits that together present a collage of art and Jewish culture from across centuries and continents.

The centerpiece of the Museum is Culture and Continuity: The Jewish Journey, a permanent exhibition teeming with artifacts, videos, and art that collectively celebrate Jewish identity and the culture's ability to persevere through sometimes tragic circumstances. Artists?from 20th century French master ?douard Vuillard to contemporary American painter Kehinde Wiley?enliven the galleries in rotating exhibitions.

Interactive exhibits such as the Archaeology Zone bring kids within earshot of ancient times as they don ancient costumes and weigh, magnify, and analyze vessels just like anthropologists or careful ancient housewares shoppers. Family activities include holiday-themed art classes and workshops, and The Wind Up series invites adults into the Museum for an after-hours menagerie of cutting-edge music, film, and theatre. After a day of soaking up history, attendees can nosh at Lox at Caf? Weissman, a certified-kosher caf? whose stained glass windows shed light on the edible portion of the Jewish journey.

1109 5th Ave.
New York,
NY
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