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December 2021

Postpartum / Baby & Me Yoga

December 12 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

This class provides a comfortable, supportive environment for new parents and their little babes (about 6 weeks up to crawling) to spend some time together bonding while caregiver starts to regain strength and tone muscle, relieve stress and tension from the most common “new baby trouble spots”, the neck, shoulders and upper back, and work on stabilizing the abdominal wall, lower back, and pelvis after pregnancy and childbirth. You and your baby will play while you practice yoga, occasionally sing…

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Cinderella – The Musical Panto

December 12 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Alberta Abbey, 126 NE Alberta Street
Portland, OR 97211 United States
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$19 – $25

Cinderella -The Musical Panto is a boisterous, family-friendly holiday event filled with slapstick, witty dialogue, great music, and a few wink-wink jokes for the adults. Every Panto is based on a well known story and is adapted to include popular songs and funny and outrageous characters who will get both kids and adults shouting, laughing, and having a wonderful time.  Bring your loudest cheering voices and with your help, Cinderella may discover her heart's desire. Save $3 per ticket using…

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Metropolitan Performing Arts presents: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

December 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on December 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 18, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 18, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 12, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 19, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Good grief!  Follow the antics of good old Charlie Brown as he spends a day pondering the meaning of life. In between kite-flying escapades, baseball games and failed attempts to win the heart of The Little Red-Haired Girl, he finds support and friendship with Linus, his sister Sally, nemesis Lucy, musical genius Schroeder – and, of course, man’s best friend, Snoopy!  Fun for the whole family, come see the timeless Peanuts characters come to life in this fun, high spirited…

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Cinderella – The Musical Panto

December 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alberta Abbey, 126 NE Alberta Street
Portland, OR 97211 United States
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$19 – $25

Cinderella -The Musical Panto is a boisterous, family-friendly holiday event filled with slapstick, witty dialogue, great music, and a few wink-wink jokes for the adults. Every Panto is based on a well known story and is adapted to include popular songs and funny and outrageous characters who will get both kids and adults shouting, laughing, and having a wonderful time.  Bring your loudest cheering voices and with your help, Cinderella may discover her heart's desire. Save $3 per ticket using…

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Kids Story & Art Class at Awake Coffee & Art!

December 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until January 3, 2022

Awake Coffee & Art, 7325 SE Milwaukie Ave.
Portland, 97202 United States
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$5

Come join us for an hour of story time, arts & crafts. Every Monday from 10-11am. Each week is different stories and a different craft for the kiddos. From making homemade playdoh to painting and everything in-between… We do it all! All ages are welcome. $5 dollar per class or buy 5 classes in bulk for $20! Admission includes a steamer or juice box for the kids. We encourage the parents to hangout chat with others and try out some…

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Drop in Play Gym at the Sellwood Community House!

December 13 @ 10:00 am - December 14 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 17, 2021

Sellwood Community House, 1436 SE Spokane St
Portland, Oregon 97202
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Join us Monday through Friday at the Sellwood Community House, 1436 SE Spokane St.  10am to Noon.  We have all new gym play toys for babies, littles and preschoolers.  $6 drop in.  All standard safety precautions!

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Music Quest Facebook Live Show

December 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:05 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 27, 2021

Online Event, N/A
Portland, 97202
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Free

Come join me on Mondays for the time being, 10:30 AM-11:05 AM with music and laughter on a Music Quest! Let me take you on a livestream music and movement adventure. Songs, dancing, and a joke or two. Pirates, Cluster Flies, and a Riggabamboo!!! To view the Facebook Live Show: https://fb.me/e/1Ijgha0PK To subscribe to the Music Quest YouTube Channel and see past shows: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk74iUXISW0zLDyxYa1QZuQ Event is FREE with a $5 suggested donation to Portland Homeless Family Solutions or a charity of…

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Prenatal Yoga

December 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

This class is designed to provide pregnant people with a safe space to connect with their changing bodies as well as other parents to be, connecting their experience to others in their community as well as that of birthing people throughout history, tapping into the innate wisdom within. You will be guided through asana that prepares you for pregnancy, giving birth, and provides a foundation for postpartum recovery. It will help you cultivate a new awareness that will assist you…

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Craft Night to Benefit the Oregon Humane Society

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
diy steel, 1745 NE Columbia Blvd
portland, OR 97211 United States
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$25.00

Mark your calendar and plan to join us at 6 p.m. on Monday Dec. 13 to make a difference for the Oregon Humane Society (OHS). We'll provide all the materials tools and supplies for you to paint a pet bowl and stamp a metal pet tag in a festive atmosphere with holiday tunes and refreshments. Register online at diysteelnw.com/ohs. Cost is $25/person all ages welcome. 100% of registration fees will go to benefit OHS.

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Drop in Play Gym at the Sellwood Community House!

December 14 @ 10:00 am - December 15 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 17, 2021

Sellwood Community House, 1436 SE Spokane St
Portland, Oregon 97202
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Join us Monday through Friday at the Sellwood Community House, 1436 SE Spokane St.  10am to Noon.  We have all new gym play toys for babies, littles and preschoolers.  $6 drop in.  All standard safety precautions!

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Weekly Sleep Support Group Online

December 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

Free

We meet every Tuesday from 12:30 pm-1:30 pm on zoom. This is a time for parents to come and discuss all sleep-related topics, questions and concerns for families with children 0-12 months. You can drop in whenever you want – there’s no registration and it’s free. We’ll check in, answer your questions, share our struggles and wins and address your unique concerns and situations. There are many ways to parent, and there are many ways to sleep. Regardless of what…

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Prenatal Yoga

December 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

This class is designed to provide pregnant people with a safe space to connect with their changing bodies as well as other parents to be, connecting their experience to others in their community as well as that of birthing people throughout history, tapping into the innate wisdom within. You will be guided through asana that prepares you for pregnancy, giving birth, and provides a foundation for postpartum recovery. It will help you cultivate a new awareness that will assist you…

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Feeding Support Group (birth to 5 years) LGBTQ+ inclusive

December 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 8:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Free

Join us virtually to talk and find support for ALL things: Nursing Bottle feeding Pumping Formulas Solid foods Toddlers & eating Picky eating General pediatric nutrition questions Meets virtually every other week! Email with questions or concerns  

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LIVE Silhouette Artist Karl Johnson

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2021

$30

Please join third generation Silhouette Artist Karl Johnson at a LIVE Virtual Event where he will create hand silhouette portraits of your child while you watch! Each one takes just minutes and all ages are welcome, even the squirmy ones. Karl can snap a photo if your little one is wiggly. These make a great gift! Duplicate silhouette portraits and frames will be available to add to your order. Your completed silhouette portrait will ship to you after the event.…

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Drop in Play Gym at the Sellwood Community House!

December 15 @ 10:00 am - December 16 @ 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 17, 2021

Sellwood Community House, 1436 SE Spokane St
Portland, Oregon 97202
+ Google Map

Join us Monday through Friday at the Sellwood Community House, 1436 SE Spokane St.  10am to Noon.  We have all new gym play toys for babies, littles and preschoolers.  $6 drop in.  All standard safety precautions!

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Prenatal Yoga

December 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

This class is designed to provide pregnant people with a safe space to connect with their changing bodies as well as other parents to be, connecting their experience to others in their community as well as that of birthing people throughout history, tapping into the innate wisdom within. You will be guided through asana that prepares you for pregnancy, giving birth, and provides a foundation for postpartum recovery. It will help you cultivate a new awareness that will assist you…

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Free Metro Parking Days

December 16
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One event on January 18, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on January 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on February 15, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on February 18, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on March 18, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on April 15, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on May 20, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on June 19, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on July 15, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on August 19, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on September 16, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on October 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on November 11, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on November 18, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on November 26, 2021 at 12:00 am

One event on December 16, 2021 at 12:00 am

Get out and explore nature in 2021! Enjoy free parking at Oxbow and Blue Lake regional parks, Broughton Beach, M. James Gleason Memorial Boat Ramp and Chinook Landing Marine Park on 17 days in 2021: Jan. 1, 18 and 21 Feb. 15 and 18 March 18 April 15 May 20 June 19 July 15 Aug. 19 Sept. 16 Oct. 21 Nov. 11, 18 and 26 Dec. 16 Parking at all other Metro parks and boat ramps is free year-round.

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Drop in Play Gym at the Sellwood Community House!

December 16 @ 10:00 am - December 17 @ 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 17, 2021

Sellwood Community House, 1436 SE Spokane St
Portland, Oregon 97202
+ Google Map

Join us Monday through Friday at the Sellwood Community House, 1436 SE Spokane St.  10am to Noon.  We have all new gym play toys for babies, littles and preschoolers.  $6 drop in.  All standard safety precautions!

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Prenatal Yoga

December 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

This class is designed to provide pregnant people with a safe space to connect with their changing bodies as well as other parents to be, connecting their experience to others in their community as well as that of birthing people throughout history, tapping into the innate wisdom within. You will be guided through asana that prepares you for pregnancy, giving birth, and provides a foundation for postpartum recovery. It will help you cultivate a new awareness that will assist you…

Find out more »

Prenatal Yoga

December 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday and Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

This class is designed to provide pregnant people with a safe space to connect with their changing bodies as well as other parents to be, connecting their experience to others in their community as well as that of birthing people throughout history, tapping into the innate wisdom within. You will be guided through asana that prepares you for pregnancy, giving birth, and provides a foundation for postpartum recovery. It will help you cultivate a new awareness that will assist you…

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LIVE Silhouette Artist Karl Johnson

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2021

$30

Please join third generation Silhouette Artist Karl Johnson at a LIVE Virtual Event where he will create hand silhouette portraits of your child while you watch! Each one takes just minutes and all ages are welcome, even the squirmy ones. Karl can snap a photo if your little one is wiggly. These make a great gift! Duplicate silhouette portraits and frames will be available to add to your order. Your completed silhouette portrait will ship to you after the event.…

Find out more »

Drop in Play Gym at the Sellwood Community House!

December 17 @ 10:00 am - December 18 @ 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 17, 2021

Sellwood Community House, 1436 SE Spokane St
Portland, Oregon 97202
+ Google Map

Join us Monday through Friday at the Sellwood Community House, 1436 SE Spokane St.  10am to Noon.  We have all new gym play toys for babies, littles and preschoolers.  $6 drop in.  All standard safety precautions!

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Family Performance Fridays

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2021

Sellwood Community House, 1436 SE Spokane St
Portland, Oregon 97202
+ Google Map
$8 – $12

Every Friday at 10 a.m., join us at Sellwood Community House for music from some of Portland's top children's performers. 1st Fridays - Jessa Campbell and the Saplings 2nd Fridays - Red Yarn 3rd Fridays - Music with Mr. Hoo 4th Fridays - Kelli Welli 5th Friday (October 29th) - Mr. Hoo and Kelli Welli - special Halloween show going until noon Admission is $12 for one child, $8 per additional sibling.  Masks are required.  This event is held outdoors…

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SnowFest – A Weekend of Free Interactive Zoom programming

December 17 @ 4:00 pm - December 19 @ 5:00 pm
(Virtual) Beaverton Civic Theatre, 12375 SW 5th Street
Beaverton, OR 97005 United States
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Free

Join Beaverton Civic Theatre for a weekend of free interactive Zoom programming to celebrate winter with storytelling, music, performances, and crafts! See the full schedule of events at beavertoncivictheatre.org/snowfest

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Metropolitan Performing Arts presents: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

December 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 17, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 11, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 18, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 18, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 12, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 19, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Good grief!  Follow the antics of good old Charlie Brown as he spends a day pondering the meaning of life. In between kite-flying escapades, baseball games and failed attempts to win the heart of The Little Red-Haired Girl, he finds support and friendship with Linus, his sister Sally, nemesis Lucy, musical genius Schroeder – and, of course, man’s best friend, Snoopy!  Fun for the whole family, come see the timeless Peanuts characters come to life in this fun, high spirited…

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Cinderella – The Musical Panto

December 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Alberta Abbey, 126 NE Alberta Street
Portland, OR 97211 United States
+ Google Map
$19 – $25

Cinderella -The Musical Panto is a boisterous, family-friendly holiday event filled with slapstick, witty dialogue, great music, and a few wink-wink jokes for the adults. Every Panto is based on a well known story and is adapted to include popular songs and funny and outrageous characters who will get both kids and adults shouting, laughing, and having a wonderful time.  Bring your loudest cheering voices and with your help, Cinderella may discover her heart's desire. Save $3 per ticket using…

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Outdoor Pop-Up Market

December 18 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 31, 2021

The Colony St Johns, 7525 N Richmond Ave
Portland, OR 97203 United States
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Free

Come join us each weekend at The Colony Collective and shop our Pop-up booth located outside Sparrow Bakery on Richmond & Lombard. The parking lot also has family-friendly food carts from Farm Food, Bodacious Beans, Beto's Taqueria, and more to come soon! You can shop fresh outdoor gear for adults & kids like sun hats, back-to-school gear, camping needs, hiking packs, and beach toys before or after your outdoor exploration in North Portland. I look forward seeing you and your…

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Open Saturday at Pearson Field Education Center

December 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

Pearson Field Education Center, 201 A E Reserve St
Vacouver, WA 98661 United States
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$7.00

Open by reservation each Saturday from 10am-4pm, the Pearson Field Education Center is the ideal location for youth of all ages to experience STEM education through aviation. We feature a flight simulator lab, vertical wind table, glider building, historic airplanes and collections on display, and various educational programs. To keep our guests, volunteers and staff safe, new health and safety guidelines have been put into place. Beginning September 2020, all guests must make a reservation online or by phone to…

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Cinderella – The Musical Panto

December 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Alberta Abbey, 126 NE Alberta Street
Portland, OR 97211 United States
+ Google Map
$19 – $25

Cinderella -The Musical Panto is a boisterous, family-friendly holiday event filled with slapstick, witty dialogue, great music, and a few wink-wink jokes for the adults. Every Panto is based on a well known story and is adapted to include popular songs and funny and outrageous characters who will get both kids and adults shouting, laughing, and having a wonderful time.  Bring your loudest cheering voices and with your help, Cinderella may discover her heart's desire. Save $3 per ticket using…

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Amazing Bubble Man at Clinton St. Theater

December 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until December 24, 2021

Clinton St Theater, 2522 SE Clinton Street
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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$10 – $17

Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences around the world for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles. He is a favorite at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where he has enjoyed twelve years of sell-out success.   Louis explores the breath-taking dynamics of bubbles, combining comedy and artistry with audience participation and enough spellbinding bubble tricks to keep everyone mesmerized. From square bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, fog-filled bubbles, giant bubbles, bubble volcanoes, tornados and trampolines to…

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