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Ausrine's Arts Room

Evanston

Professional artist passes on skills in printmaking, fiber/felting, and leather work during three-hour sessions

$120 $55

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Writing Academy

Screenwriter Dani Alcorn imparts screenwriting theory, practices, and techniques throughout 51 online videos totaling more than 7 hours

$299 $19

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Standard and advanced courses help users tap into Microsoft Excel’s business-boosting potential via online exercises, videos, and testing

$250 $25

Up to 56% Off Golf Lessons at My Chicago Golf

My Chicago Golf

Central Chicago

During 60-minute lessons, golf instructors evaluate swing on video before students practice indoors on a simulator

$148 $70

54% Off Broker Pre-License Course

Academy of Real Estate Education, Inc.

Palatine

During the six-week course, students spend 45 hours in a classroom and 45 hours of self-study

$649 $299

Chicago History Museum – Up to 50% Off

Chicago History Museum

Lincoln Park

Chicago museum brings history to life with 22 million artifacts & topical exhibits, including a look at railroad workers during WWII

$14 $7

Excel with Business Online Accounting and Bookkeeping Course

Experts chart a course toward accounting and bookkeeping proficiency using customized lesson plan, video tutorials, and exercises

$299 $29

SQL Online Training Package

Online course teaches students the basic concepts and terms of SQL; includes 18 months of unlimited access to course content

$345 $19

78% Off Digital-Photography Class in Schaumburg

Balanced Exposure

Schaumburg

Professional photographer teaches students basic principles, such as DSLR/Mirrorless camera settings and using a flash

$225 $49

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Online Academies

Students learn about the natural instincts, behavior, and communication signs of dogs, cats, and other common pets

$415.99 $19

Online Graphic-Design Certificate Course

Online certificate course equips students with the tools for success in the graphic-design industry

$1,030 $99

46% Off Broker Pre-License Course

Inland Real Estate School

Multiple Locations(18.8 miles)

90-hour course prepares students for the state exam

$649 $349

Online Photography Course

The 18 modules hone students’ skills with an array of learning tools, including real-world assignments, video tutorials, and simulations

$751.26 $49

Adobe Photoshop for Beginners Course for 1 or 10 People

Online beginner course with HD instructional videos that take you through the ins and outs of using Adobe Photoshop

$299 $39

12 Months of IT Security and Ethical Hacker Training

Students learn how to secure and defend IT networks against security risks and black-hat hackers

$1,895 $99

Up to 56% Off Indoor Horseback-Riding Lesson

Green Acres Ranch

Dyer

Indoor horseback riding lessons allow riders to stay active and bond with horses no matter what the weather

$100 $49

51% Off at Learn Scuba Chicago

Learn Scuba Chicago

Multiple Locations

Scuba-certification course led by dive experts Captain Bob and crew take students on pool dives in Chicago and open-water dives in Kankakee

$295 $145

Up to 95% Off Computer Program Classes

Up to 43 online course modules turn novices to experts in Excel and PowerPoint with guidance from award-winning Microsoft experts

$299 $25

Up to 77% Off Golf Lessons

Chicago Style Golf

West Town

Boutique golf shop offers private and group golf lessons that improve a golfer’s swing

$126 $28.98

68% Off Boxing or Kickboxing Classes

TITLE Boxing Club

Multiple Locations

Master proper form for jabs, crosses, and hooks—the boxer’s basic punches—before toning up with an intense core workout

$183 $59

37% Off a Private Introductory Flight Lesson

Modern Flight Instruction

Lewis University Airport

An expert pilot takes beginner flyers into the sky for a 1-hour, hands-on flight with 2 hours of training and debriefing on the ground

$235 $149

12-Month PMP Certification Bundle from LearnSmart

One year of access to professional project manager (PMP) training exposes students to 50 courses and 101 PDU credits towards accreditation

$1,495 $99

52% Off Emotion-Management Classes

Alternative Solutions of Chicago, Inc.

North Park

Trained social worker teaches students how to think positively and cope with stress, anger, or low self-estem

$215 $104

53% Off Social Dance Lessons

Sway Dance

Belmont Gardens

Students can elect to learn ballroom, Latin, and swing dance styles, and may register with or without a partner

$95 $45

50% Off a Project-Management Course

I'll Show U Technologies

Oak Forest

Working adults enroll in live-instructor courses to earn certification in Cisco and project management, opening up advancement opportunities

$8,000 $4,000

Up to 55% Off Dance Lessons at Tango Chicago

Tango Chicago

South Loop

Learn tango moves from seasoned instructor Al Gates; a social dance complements the lesson

$50 $25

60% Off Fencing Classes at Lincoln Square Fencing

Lincoln Square Fencing

Ravenswood

USA Fencing Association member club teaches foil or saber classes to adults

$125 $50

50% Off Candle-Making Class

Annie Bell Fragrances

Oak Park

Learn to make fragrant, all-natural candles out of 100% soy bean wax

$60 $30

98% Off an Online Cisco Course Package

Career Match

Master Cisco programs for deploying and securing wireless networks and more via online courses

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National Health Care Provider Solutions

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$45 $20

94% Off Microsoft Excel Training

Robust IT

Learn to craft graphs, pivot tables, and spreadsheets like a pro with an online Microsoft Excel training course

$306 $19

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WriteStoryBooksForChildren.com

Aspiring authors learn how to write children’s books with this online certification course

$586.43 $19

Up to 47% Off Mineral Makeup Lesson and Application

J. Gordon Designs

Lincoln Park

Salon featured in Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar teaches clients how to highlight features with professional makeup and an optional brow wax

$65 $36

94% Off Online Photography Course

iPhotography

The 18 modules hone students’ skills with an array of learning tools, including real-world assignments, video tutorials, and simulations

$849 $49

94% Off SQL Training Package

Robust IT

Online course teaches students the basic concepts and terms of SQL; includes 18 months of unlimited access to course content

$345 $19

Up to 93% Off Excel Certification Courses

GoSkills

Students—from beginners through experts—gain access to 43 video tutorials taught by an award-winning Microsoft Excel instructor

$299 $29

Up to 61% Off Volleyball Development Camp

Illinois Performance Volleyball

Lisle

90-minute sessions focus on fundamentals including strength and balance as well as volleyball skills such as combination attacks

$25 $11 Sale Ends 5/7

93% Off Project-Manager Certification Course

LearnSmart

One year of access to professional project manager (PMP) training exposes students to 50 course and 101 PDU credits towards accreditation

$1,495 $99

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National Association for Fitness Certification

Online certification programs can be the first step towards becoming a professional nutritionist

$349 $109

Up to 96% Off Online Fashion Courses

Style Design College Online

Online certificate course equips you with tools for success in the design industry; sewing course teaches how to get the most from machines

$1,030 $39

81% Off Online Bartender Certification Program

Bar Virgin

Online bartending class includes 80 lessons covering topics like drink recipes and trade secrets; concludes in bartender certification

$99.95 $19

Up to 60% Off Six Sigma Online Course

Management and Strategy Institute

Online course teaches students how to lead a Six Sigma business management team

$299.95 $119

91% Off an Online Nutritional-Therapist Course

The Health Sciences Academy

Accredited course for a nutritional-therapist certification includes 60 hours of online material, plus interactive and printable features

$1,060 $99

59% Off Voice Lessons at Heart of Singing

Heart of Singing

Chicago

Instructors impart healthy vocal technique to students in half-hour voice lessons tailored to individual goals

$80 $34 Sale Ends 5/7

40% Off "Minecraft" Mod-Design Course

Youth Digital

Kids ages 8–14 learn to code by modifying their copy of Minecraft through guided introductory lessons in Java language

$249.99 $149.99

68% Off at ABC Bartending School

ABC Bartending School

Multiple Locations

Instructors guide burgeoning bartenders within a real bar, preparing them to mix, stir, and shake drinks for fun or professionally

$595 $189

Up to 50%Off Performing Arts Camp

FieldCrest School of Performing Arts

Park Forest

Summer camp teaches young stars creative writing, improv, dance, and music

$540 $269