Local Services in Watertown

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

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

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 61% Off Furniture

Medford

$100 $49

Selection of home decor and furniture, including tables and chairs

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)

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 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

91% Off Photo Shoot from Portrait Scene

Multiple Locations

$218 $19

Seasoned photographers capture individuals and families during on-location shoots

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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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

49% Off Pet Daycare

Lower Mystic Basin

$35 $18

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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

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

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

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

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

50% Off

Wayland

$40 $20

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

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

Select Local Merchants

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

At Natural Exposures Photography, founder and professional photographer Gaye Hilsenrath relies on natural lighting in outdoor settings to document milestones with clarity and realism. Most photo projects begin with face-to-face consultations, during which clients can voice their desires for the shoot. After the on-location photo session, the staff helps immortalize subjects' special moments by putting together leather-bound photo albums, custom framing images, and chiseling families' faces into Mount Rushmore.

36 Mount Auburn St
Watertown,
MA
US

121 Tremont St
Brighton,
MA
US

380 Pleasant St
Watertown,
MA
US

Master hummusmith Ahmad Yasin doles out zesty lesson plans along with his family-recipe lamb-stuffed grape leaves. With a culinary philosophy that emphasizes the organic relationship of cook and cuisine, Ahmad guides burgeoning food-foodee relationships from their spicy mohammarah honeymoon to the golden anniversary of moist lemony-walnut cake. Catch a glimpse at a culinary world you might master with Ahmad's catering menu, which includes such edible edifications as baked kibbeh, which packs lean ground lamb, pine nuts, garden-fresh herbs and spices, and homemade yogurt in an envelope of golden cracked wheat or a regally red Royal hummus dip (shammandar) whipped from beets, sesame tahini, chickpeas, garlic, and lemon juice and stirred with a jewel-encrusted scepter.

99 Common St
Watertown,
MA
US