$39 for a six-week children’s course at Art Within Reach (a $125 value)
Art Within Reach teaches four-to-seven-year-olds the basics of art through museum tours and take-home projects. This deal enrolls your child in one of three programs, which are once a week for six weeks. Choose from World of Wonder, in which students learn about the imagery of world religions and civilizations; What Does It All Mean, which teaches students basic artistic genres and how to interpret images; and The ABCs of Art, which teaches art basics such as the color wheel and visual effects. All children must be accompanied by an adult. This deal is 69 percent off the regular price.
Additional Groupon deals:
$2,500 for Lasik surgery at Shenandoah Lasik & Cataract Center in Winchester (a $5,200 value).
$15 for five classes at the Yoga Fusion Studio in Chevy Chase (up to $90 value).
$10 for $20 worth of food and drink at Whitlow’s on Wilson Bar & Grill in Arlington.
$20 for two personalized 12-month calendars from Shutterfly (a $44 value).
Up to 66 percent off detailing or window tinting from Empire Auto Detailers
Empire Auto Detailers in Beltsville is offering deals on cars of all sizes. Pay $39 for an express mini auto detail for any size vehicle, which includes an interior and exterior cleaning plus a wax coat (a $115 value). Or have your windows tinted—$75 for a two-door (normally $150), $87 for a four-door (a $175 value), or $112 for an SUV or minivan (a $225 value).
$150 for a ticket to a Redskins New Year’s Eve party (a $300 value)
The Redskins are inviting you to ring in the new year at the Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner while raising money for the Hilarion Foundation. Pay $150 for a ticket to the Masquerade Ball and rub elbows with Redskins players, including Super Bowl champions Art Monk and Darrell Green. The evening includes an open bar, an aerial-acrobatics show, and a Super Bowl ticket giveaway. You can also pay $400 for a VIP ticket, which includes dinner with the players as well as admission to the ball.
Additional LivingSocial deals:
$22 for an airbrush tan, $27 for a 30-minute Swedish massage, or $49 for both from Fit to Be Tan in Arlington (up to 51 percent off).
$25 for four fitness classes from Roda Brazilian-Latino Movements in Takoma Park (a $60 value).
$30 for $70 worth of organic baby clothing from Fierce Hugs online.
$50 for $125 worth of lingerie, accessories, and more at Celine de Paris
Put some ooh-la-la in your life with this deal from Celine de Paris in Georgetown. The store carries lingerie and underwear in hard-to-find sizes, accessories (such as garter belts), jewelry, and clothing. This deal is 60 percent off.
Additional Tippr deals:
$5 for $10 worth of sweet or savory crepes at Crepeaway in downtown DC.
$45 for a facial and flute of Champagne from Toscana Medi Spa in Baltimore (a $100 value).
$60 for a 50-minute prenatal massage from the Spa Room (a $110 value)
The Spa Room in DC’s Tenleytown is offering a moment of quiet relaxation for expectant mothers with this deal on a 50-minute prenatal massage. The deal is half off and not recommended for moms in their first trimester (you’ll likely need it more later!).
$15 for two pairs of traction tights from Little Miss Grippy (a $30 value)
Little Miss Grippy online offers rubber-soled cotton-blend tights in a variety of colors and designs for girls six months to four years. Get two pairs for the price of one, tax and shipping not included.
$12 for a DIY hair-coloring kit from eSalon (a $25 value)
Take your hair into your own hands with this do-it-yourself hair-coloring kit from eSalon. The Web site asks you to fill out a questionnaire about your hair type and preferences, formulates a color blend based on your answers, and sends you all the necessary tools, accessories, and instructions along with your new shade. Try it out for less than half off.
$30 for a family pack to University of Maryland women’s basketball home opener (a $64 value)
Take your family to see the Lady Terps in action against Boston College at 7 PM on January 13. The package—which you get for 53 percent off—includes premium seats at the Comcast Center plus a free T-shirt and autographed team photo for each family member. The deal is for a family of four—additional members can be added for $6 by e-mailing email@example.com by December 29.
$235 for a romantic weekend for two at the Hideaway Inn in Bucyrus, Ohio (a $470 value)
The Hideaway Inn is set on six acres of Ohio countryside gardens. This offer includes gourmet breakfast in bed for two, a complimentary bottle of Champagne, priority seating for dinner at the Hideaway Restaurant, and room-delivered chocolate fondue accompanied by fruits and a pair of paintbrushes. While the amenities make it easy to remain in your room all weekend, the inn is near the Kingwood Center’s 47 acres of gardens and the Palace Theatre, which features stage shows year-round. This deal is 50 percent off, travel not included.
$1,240 for five nights or $1,626 for seven nights all-inclusive getaway for two at Pura Vida Spa in Costa Rica
To take advantage of this deal, you must arrive to Pura Vida Spa no later than January 15. This all-inclusive deal features three daily meals including vegetarian options, two daily yoga sessions, an hourlong massage, eco-adventure tours (including the Waterfall Gardens and Poas volcano), a guided hike, and shuttle service to and from San Jose International Airport. There are three levels of accommodations (ranging in price): the Tentalow, a “luxury” tent with all the amenities of a room including the same beds, electricity, and wall-to-wall carpet; Deluxe Vista, with a floor plan similar to that of an apartment or suite; and the Super Delux Tri-Level, which is similar to a three-floor condo. You may choose one king-size bed or two twins for any of the accommodation levels.
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