Local Services in Waltham

50% Off Real-Estate Course

Waltham

$350 $175

A 40-hour lecture course prepares prospective real-estate salespeople for the state exam, with textbook included in tuition

61% Off Children's Photo Shoot

Highlands

$125 $49

Family photographer captures priceless portraits of kids and includes two 5"X7" prints and five low-res digital images on DVD

64% Off SAT or ISEE Test Prep

Multiple Locations

$220 $80

Teachers help students understand general knowledge questions in preparation for the SAT or ISEE (Boston Exam School Test)

87% Off at The International Entrepreneurship Center

Nonantum

$20 $5

Attend a Wednesday-evening IEC event, or take advantage of entrepreneurial experts with either an hour of mentoring or pitch practice

Up to 67% Off at Tail Waggerz Pet Care

Nonantum

$62 $30

7,500-square-foot indoor and outdoor facility where pets are bathed, cared for, socialized, and pampered

Up to 63% Off Reading and Writing Classes

Newton Upper Falls

$240 $99

Age-grouped classes get students analyzing & discussing texts to improve reading comprehension, writing skills & critical thinking; age 5–18

50% Off Wedding-Planning Workshop

Auburndale

$299 $149

An experienced wedding planner teaches brides the basics of vendor selection, contracts, DIY projects, budgeting, and more

Up to 62% Off Kindermusik Play-Dates

Auburndale

$15 $7

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

Up to 57% Off Kids' Drum Lessons

East Arlington

$25 $12

Longtime drum teacher instructs youth on keeping the beat through classes of up to 5 students

50% Off

Wayland

$40 $20

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91% Off Photo Shoot from Portrait Scene

Multiple Locations

$218 $19

Seasoned photographers capture individuals and families during on-location shoots

Up to 64% Off Children's Photo Shoot

Needham

$345 $150

Each session is up to two hours in duration, and includes two 8"x10" prints and one low-resolution CD of the images

64% Off Real-Estate Pre-Licensing Course

Needham

$499 $179

Through sessions available mornings, afternoons, and evenings, real-estate pros prepare students to ace the state licensing test

Up to 72% at 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

Half Off Jewelry or Watch Repair

Brookline

$50 $25

Horologists restore wristwatches, jewelry, grandfather clocks, and pocket watches to proper, wearable functionality

45% Off Snow Removal

St. Elizabeth's

$40 $22

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Up to 58% Off Dog Wash and Nail Clipping

St. Marks

$31 $15

Scrub your dog clean with a self-serve bath that includes scented shampoo, a blow-dry, cologne, and other perks

Up to 61% Off Furniture

Medford

$100 $49

Selection of home decor and furniture, including tables and chairs

50% Off Garment Care

Concord Cleaners

$30 $15

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45% Off

Concord

$250 $138

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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

50% Off Massachusetts Real Estate Course

Multiple Locations

$279 $139

The licensed real estate school's instructors teach students how to pass the Massachusetts salesperson test during a 40-hour course

jcp portraits – Up to 83% Off Photo Shoots

Natick Collection

$125 $25

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

45% Off Tax Preparation

Natick

$195 $107

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52% Off Music Program for Babies and Toddlers

Burlington

$205 $99

Kids, from birth to kindergarten age, gather with parents and teacher for 10 weekly 45-minute classes

60% Off Custom Framing at Middlesex Framing 

Burlington

$100 $40

Museum glass, acid-free matting, and more than 1,500 molding samples and matting combinations

Up to 70% Off Baby Massage Classes

Burlington

$150 $49

Classes teach parents massage techniques for their infants, which can help with digestion, deepen bonding, and improve sleep and relaxation

Up to 60% Off Boston Marathon T-Shirt or T-Shirt Quilt

Project Repat

$25 $10

Choose between a t-shirt commemorating the first woman to register in the Boston Marathon, or a quilt made from your old t-shirts

50% Off Language Classes

Boston

$50 $25

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45% Off Fortune Telling

Boston

$80 $44

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56% Off In-Studio Piano Lessons

Multiple Locations

$135 $59

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

51% Off PC Repair Service

Multiple Locations

$59 $29

In 24 hours, technicians probe computer systems to chart their health and suss out issues to provide solutions to common computer ailments

Up to 59% Off Voice Lessons or Audio Engineering Course

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

Up to 52% Off DSLR Camera Workshops

The Lenox Hotel

$99 $49

Workshops teach students to explore the manual settings of their digital cameras, including aperture, ISO, and white balance

45% Off One Month of Co-Working Space

Downtown

$350 $193

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60% Off Custom Framing at Harvard Art & Frame

Thompson Square - Bunker Hill

$120 $48

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Artisans create custom frames for paintings, photos, and 3-D objects using acid-free materials

55% Off Psychic Readings

Downtown

$40 $18

Spiritualists help demystify the present and future with a tarot reading, mediumship, psychometry, or combo reading

Up to 55% Off Custom Apparel Printing

Back Bay

$39.95 $19

You can create the perfect T-shirts, socks, tank tops, or bandanas for any event

Up to 81% Off Tarot Card and Spiritual Reading

Back Bay

$50 $15

Licensed psychic reads the past and present and foretells the future in tarot card, crystal, aura readings for up to 20 people

45% Off Electronics Services and Repairs

Beacon Hill

$150 $83

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Computer technicians venture to clients' homes to solve device issues, such as spyware complications to hardware upgrades

Up to 80% Off Videography or Photography

Boston

$2,000 $599

Each videography option comes with 30 hours of editing; each photography option is for up to four people and comes with 10 retouched images

45% Off Computer Repair

Malden Center

$99 $54

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49% Off Pet Daycare

Lower Mystic Basin

$35 $18

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Up to 71% Off Dog Daycare or Boarding

Stoneham

$50 $25

Daycare and cageless boarding in a space replete with indoor and outdoor recreation supervised by a licensed and caring staff

Up to 65% Off Personal Motivation Sessions

Stoneham

$100 $39

Life coach with 20-years of experience as a hair dresser helps clients work through personal problems in a judgement-free zone

75% Off Mattress Set or Futon Frame and Mattress

Upper Washington - Spring Street

$200 $50

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Mattress sets from Symbol, Serta, and Simmons Beautyrest come with delivery

51% Off at Digital Printing MA

Chelsea

$100 $49

Digital printers bring signs for small businesses, brochures, flyers, and presentations to life

55% Off

Thompson Square - Bunker Hill

$100 $45

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Up to 56% Off a Coworking-Community Membership

Admiral's Hill Marina

$125 $59

Waterfront views, sitting and standing desks, and comfy chairs stimulate creativity in this coworking community for entrepreneurs and others

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The YMCA keeps residents healthy and engaged in more than 10,000 neighborhoods across the country, but it traces its American origins to the streets of 19th-century Boston. Here, Thomas Valentine Sullivan carried on the mission started in London by George Williams: providing affordable recreation and residence to young men from cities and country towns alike. Over the last century and change, the organization's mission changed to keep pace with the evolving times; today, the YMCA of Greater Boston welcomes anyone interested in furthering the causes of "youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility."

This modern mission combines the Y's signature programming with new initiatives designed to keep citizens one step ahead of an ever-changing world. Members stay fit and active with everything from organized sports and fitness classes to lifeguard, CPR, and first aid lessons. But the Y's developmental programs go far beyond bodily strength; their enrichment and leadership courses equip youths with the confidence needed to take charge in their everyday lives, and ESL classes help newcomers to English embark on the next step of their linguistic lives.

725 Lexington St
Waltham,
MA
US

Hypnosis strives to reach the root of mental bothers and achieve long-term results. If this is your first foray into the world of this alternative healing method, use your Groupon to learn about the process by discussing goals with a certified holistic practitioner. The hypnotist at Open Hearts, Jessica Buckley, CHt, is certified to practice hypnosis through the IACT (International Association of Counselors and Therapists) and NGH (National Guild of Hypnotists). She'll lend her expertise toward any ailment, including but not limited to: weight loss, smoking cessation, stress, anxiety, and phobias such as novercaphobia, the fear of one's stepmother. After the gentle probing is complete, you'll receive an end-of-session review to sum up the results and recap the 75 minutes. You must call ahead to schedule your appointment.

40 Crescent St
Waltham,
MA
US

Using one of the most advanced fabrication workstations in the world, CounterEdge harnesses digital design technology to forge stone countertops. Proliner digital templating equipment lets technicians capture dimensions and surface points for your countertop space, then create a fully rendered digital template that will be imported into the Fabcenter fabrication workstation. One of only five in the world, the Breton Fabcenter cuts, edges, and polishes each slab of igneous artwork, and can outfit countertops with sink cutouts that can accommodate sinks that spout water or sinks that dispense melted chocolate.

108 Clematis Ave
Waltham,
MA
US

Some problems confound the means and efforts of even the most gifted individuals; in 1904, tuberculosis was one such problem. Then, concerned citizens banded together to create the American Lung Association—one of the oldest voluntary health organizations still extant in America today—ultimately defeating the disease through the power of collective action. Today, the nature of the battle may have changed, but the spirit of community concern and volunteerism still thrives. Instead of actively fighting to cure certain diseases, the American Lung Association takes a big-picture approach, helping people quit smoking through education and encouragement, providing in-school programs for kids with asthma, and encouraging the community to keep the air healthy, breathable, and free from clouds of inhalable hornets.

460 Totten Pond Road
Waltham,
MA
US

Commended by Boston magazine in 2008 for wedding-gown preservation, Dependable Cleaners offers a basketful of laundering and dry-cleaning services. Turn last night's unfortunate ketchup incident into tonight's food-free canvas with same-day service. Items dropped off before 8 a.m. Monday through Saturday can typically be picked up by 5 p.m. that same day, depending on the location. Though prices vary by location, all stores offer the same reliable de-staining services for dusty dresses ($14.04–$15.34), slovenly shirts ($2.54–$2.88), and pigpennish pants ($7.08–$7.98). Hide a fading summer tan with a freshly depurated jacket ($7.65–$8.52) or sweater ($7.23–$8.73). Dependable Cleaners locations can also handle unconventional vestments such as ballroom gowns, Ugg boots, and antique tri-cornered hats.

152 Galen St
Watertown,
MA
US

A team of friendly gurus runs each club. Fitness buffs of all buffness levels feel welcome in the fun and accommodating atmosphere at Washington Sports Clubs. During your two weeks, you get access to all the professional equipment, group exercise classes, locker rooms, and facility amenities offered (some group exercise classes require a reservation). Different clubs have on-site features such as pools, Pilates and yoga, babysitting services for a tag-along papoose, electricity, and more. Search for the club that suits your checklist here.

311 Arsenal St
Watertown,
MA
US