$49 for a three-hour introductory course from Valley Mill Kayak School (a $105 value)
The Valley Mill Kayak School in Potomac teaches water sports for enthusiasts of all levels. This 53-percent-off deal is for a three-hour introduction to whitewater kayaking on the flat waters of the Potomac River. You’ll learn about gear, basic strokes, and more.
$5 for a one-year subscription to Parents magazine (a $10 value)
Parents is a resource that offers valuable information on a range of family issues. Get a year of the magazine for $5—your first issue will arrive within four to six weeks of the deal’s March 31 expiration date.
$14 for a National Geographic Family Fun package (a $28 value)
This deal gives you access to two popular National Geographic attractions for the price of one. Use the deal for one of two All Around Ralph’s World concerts (April 9, noon and 3) featuring kid-friendly rocker Ralph Covert. Then check out more than 200 cultural artifacts of the exhibit "America I Am: The African American Imprint." Bring your voucher to the will call booth; one voucher per person, ID required.
Deals for Deeds
$10 for $20 worth of food and drink at Shangri-La Restaurant
Shangri-La in Bethesda serves Indian and Nepalese cuisine such as lamb rogan josh and tandoori dishes. Have a $20 meal for half off.
$188 for six laser hair-removal treatments at the Northern Virginia Electrolysis & Laser Center (up to $1,075 value)
The female-only technicians at the Electrolysis & Laser Center, located in Vienna, perform treatments for the following areas: bikini, underarms, upper lip, chin, neck, or side of the face. Choose one area for all six treatments at an 83-percent discount (your appointments will be three to four weeks apart).
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$449 for a two-night stay for two at the Ashby Inn & Restaurant in Paris, Virginia (a $775 value)
The Ashby Inn & Restaurant in Virginia wine country features acclaimed dining, scenic views, and the nearby Long Branch historic house and farm. This romantic getaway includes a full sit-down breakfast each morning, house-made chocolates, and a bottle of sparkling wine, complimentary winetastings at area wineries, and a customized wine pairing with your purchase of the chef’s tasting menu at dinner. Buy the deal at 42-percent savings.
$895 for a five-day yoga retreat in San Pedro, Belize
This retreat, November 5 through November 10, has something for everyone—activities include water sports on the second-largest barrier reef in the world, tours of Mayan ruins, trips into town, and more. Your stay includes two yoga sessions daily, light breakfasts, vegetarian dinners, and beverages with each meal. The deal doesn’t include transportation (there’s a second short flight from Belize International Airport), lunches, optional excursions, alcoholic beverages, or travel insurance. See all of MindBodyGreen’s yoga and wellness retreats.
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