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JULY 3RD STREET DANCE THURSDAY ★ 6-11 PM
Local Food ★ Beer & Wine Garden ★ Family Fun
Dance to Music ByThe Tax Authorities ★ Mike Sharp & the Lubricators
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JUNE 27Rotary Auction & Rummage Sale Preview5 - 8 p.m. Woodward Middle SchoolGet a sneak preview of the merchandise that will be available the following day. Cost: $2 raffle ticket admits one and enters you for a drawing for a $500 gift certificate to Town & Country Market or a $250 cash prize.bainbridgeislandrotary.org
JUNE 28Rotary Auction & Rummage Sale8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Woodward Middle SchoolAn island tradition, thousands of items at discounted prices. More than 6 acres of garage sale items: hundreds of bikes of all
sizes, every color of baby clothes folded and arranged by size, rooms full of tested and sorted household items, antique furniture, bedroom furniture, vintage furniture and items. Snacks, hot dogs and pizza are also available.www.bainbridgeislandrotary.org
JUNE 30-JULY 3Dino Discoveries9:30 a.m. - Noon KiDiMu, 301 Ravine Lane NEDig into the world of dinosaurs & let the good times roar! Campers will become paleontologists-in-training. They will explore the “Age of Dinosaurs” resources from the Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture. Each group of campers will discover dinosaurs though age-appropriate activities and get an introduction to scientific observation and experimentation. www.kidimu.org
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➥ Island Music Center 10598 NE Valley RoadLineups available online.www.islandmusic.org
➥ Pegasus Coffeehouse 131 Parfitt Way SWwww.pegasuscoffeehouse.com
➥ Seabold Second SaturdayOpen mic sign-up: 6:30 - 7 p.m. Show begins: 7:30 p.m. Featured act: 9:30 p.m Seabold Community Club, 14450 Komedal RoadAll-acoustic open mic on the second Saturday of every month. Info: Call Larry Dewey (206) 842-5099.
➥ Treehouse Café4569 Lynwood Center Road NELineups available online.www.treehousebainbridge.com
➥ Wednesday Evening Concerts in the Park7 p.m. July 9 through Aug. 20Enjoy an evening of music and fun at Fay Bainbridge Park and Battle Point Park. For complete lineup, see Concerts in the Park under the ONGOING header.www.biparks.org
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JULY 3Street Dance 6 - 11 p.m. along Winslow WayPlenty of music for everyone will be available on two stages. On the Main Stage near Madrone Lane, the evening will open with Avalara’s band The Tax Authorities, followed by Bainbridge locals Mike Sharp & The Lubricators. And then, back by popular demand, Mutha Knows Best will entertain the crowd with music from Old School Funk to present day hits. On the second stage enjoy dance muisc hits from a fan-favorite DJ. There will be several local food stands and the ever-famous Street Dance Beer & Wine Garden, with beer from local favorite Bainbridge Island Brewing and wine from Harbor Square Wine Shop. (Note: Winslow Way East will be closed to vehicular traffic from 3 to 11:30 p.m.)www.bainbridgedowntown.org
JULY 435th Annual BYS Fun RunRegistration at 7:30 a.m. at BPAThe annual Fourth of July Bainbridge Youth Services Fun Run will feature a 1-mile run and 5K run/walk and kids dashes. Participants will beat feet in downtown Winslow at 9 a.m.; 9:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on the Fourth of July 4.Registration for the Fun Run has started on www.bifunrun.com. Day-of-race registration ($25 for 5K, $25 for 1-mile, $5 for Kids Dash) begins at 7:30 a.m. at Bainbridge Performing Arts.www.bainbridgeyouthservices.org
47th Annual Grand Old Fourth of July CelebrationNow in its 47th year, the Grand Old Fourth includes a pancake breakfast, all-day street fair, foot races (benefiting Bainbridge Youth Services), a classic car show, music, food, entertainment, a beer garden and plenty of family fun—all capped off by the “Best Small Town Parade in America.” The mile-long parade begins at 1 p.m. sharp. The parade route
goes from the library down Madison Avenue, onto Winslow Way and ends at Ericksen Avenue.
The street fair is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is located in the Town & Country parking lot, on Bjune and Brien streets and in Waterfront Park. It features more than 100 arts and crafts, food, non-profit and information booths.
The Grand Old Fourth is produced and presented by the Chamber of Commerce, with the help of dozens of volunteers and a handful of loyal sponsoring businesses.
The pancake breakfast, benefiting the Bainbridge High School Boosters Club, begins at 7 a.m. Call (206) 842-3700.www.bainbridgechamber.com
Arnold Jackson Memorial Fireworks Show10 - 11 p.m. Starts between 10 - 10:30 p.m. Over Eagle Harbor near Pritchard Park BeachBainbridge Fireworks is the nonprofit that funds and presents the Bainbridge Island Fireworks show. The fireworks show is dedicated to the memory of Arnold Jackson, long-time Bainbridge volunteer firefighter and Chamber member who coordinated the Fourth’s festivities for more than 20 years. The display will be launched from a barge moored at the end of Ward Avenue. Pritchard Park, Waterfront Park and Harbor Square will all offer prime viewing. www.bainbridgefireworks.org
JULY 7-10 Community Superheroes9:30 a.m. - Noon KiDiMu, 301 Ravine Lane NEIs there a superhero in your neighborhood? Bring your favorite cape or make one and join the KiDiMu Super Squad to find out! Campers will enjoy games, stories and crafts, and learn from real-life superheroes in our community, including a police officer and firefighter. Campers will learn how to become one and discover their own superpowers.
Space Explorers1 - 4 p.m. KiDiMu, 301 Ravine Lane NEBlast off! Embark upon adventures out of this world! Campers will discover our solar system and get ready for close encounters with extraterrestrial visitors (just in case). They will use their imagination and brains to travel to the moon and back. Each day, through hands-on experiments, crafts and books, they will get on the right track — or orbit.
JULY 7Kiwanis All-Comers Track Meet6:30 - 9 p.m. Bainbridge High School trackFree admission. All ages welcome. Events include 50 meters, 100 meters, 200 meters, 400 meters, 800/1600 meters, 60 meter hurdles, 4x100 meter relay, joggers mile (predicted time run). Shorter races divided by age and sex. Races continue every Monday evening through the summer.
JULY 11-26The Bard at BloedelBloedel Reserve, 7571 NE Dolphin DriveThe BPA Shakespeare Society presents The Bard at Bloedel 2014: “Twelfe Night, or What You Will.” Bainbridge Performing Arts is partnering with the Bloedel Reserve to present an outdoor summertime performance. Tickets are $25 for adults, & $20 for seniors, students, youth, military and teachers, may be purchased online at www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org.
JULY 11-12Bainbridge in Bloom This is the 25th anniversary for Bainbridge in Bloom, and this year’s self-guided tour from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. features five gardens in five distinct neighborhoods. Food, music and local arts and crafts will be available
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Friday, July 4th - Downtown WinslowPresented by the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce
Traditional Pancake Breakfast7:00 AM -11:00 AMTown & Country Parking Lot
BI Youth Services Fun Run7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
1 mile - 9:00 AM5k - 9:15 AMKids Dash - 10:30 AM
Register at Winslow Green starting at 7:30 AMPre-register www.bifunrun.com
All Day Street Fair9:00 AM - 5:00 PMFamily Fun, Games, Food Booths, Photo Exhibit, Putt Putt Golf, inflatable Games, Pony Rides & More!Town & Country parking lot, Bjune & Brien Streets & Waterfront Park
Classic & Antique Car Show9:00 AM - 1:00 PMColumbia Bank & Chase Bank parking lots
Waterfront Park11:00 AM Clay Martin’s Puppets
12 Noon & 3:00 PMAlleyoop (children’s entertainment)
Beer & Wine GardenWith Live Music11:00 AM - 5 PMCorner of Shannon & Bjune
Ranger & the Re-Arrangers11:00 AM - 12:30 PMGypsy jazzTown & Country parking lot stage
Home Town Band12 Noon - 1:00 PMTraditional John Phillip Sousa-style musicWinslow Mall
Mile Long Parade1:00 PM - 2:30 PMMadison Avenue & Winslow Way
Soul Siren3:00 PM - 500 PMRhythm & blues, soul & rockTown & Country parking lot stage
Fireworks in Eagle HarborAt dusk
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Street Fair, Beer & Wine Garden, Music &
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Performance AreaEach entry will be allowed one 60 second performance in these designated areas
2014 Gra nd Old Fou r t h of Ju ly
➥ Summer Reading ProgramEvery year, Kitsap Regional Library promotes this initiative to encourage a love of reading, engage families in enriching learning opportunities and make sure kids have access to awesome books. www.krl.org
➥ Bainbridge Farmers Market9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturdays by City HallFind fresh veggies, island-grown wine, goat cheese and yogurt, artisan breads and pastry, jams, lotions, potions, soaps, flowers, plants, art and crafts. Live music and friendly folk. www.bainbridgefarmersmarket.com
➥ Yoga at The Grange Hall11 a.m. - noon Saturdays10340 N. Madison Avenue NE“Community” yoga. Open to all levels & ages.
➥ B.I. Historical Museum 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Every day. 215 Ericksen AvenueAdmission to the award-winning Bainbridge Island Historical Museum is free on the first Thursday of each month. Cost: $4 for adults, $3 for students and seniors and $6 for a family. Admission is free to Society members and children under 5. Info: Call (206) 842-2773. www.bainbridgehistory.org
➥ Bloedel Reserve10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday & Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Thursday - SundayClosed Mondays.7571 NE Dolphin DriveIt’s the Reserve’s 25th anniversary. Tour the beautiful grounds of this historic Reserve. Cost: $13 adults, $9 seniors and military, $5 ages 13 to college, free for children under 13. Tickets/Info: Call (206) 842-7631. www.bloedelreserve.org
➥ The EDGE Improv
Sponsored by Puget Sound RheumatologyFirst Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Bainbridge Performing Arts Center, 200 Madison Avenue N.Laughs for all ages! Join The EDGE for an ingeniously improvised evening of on-the-spot comedy, all from audience suggestions. For more than 18 years, the troupe’s riotous antics have inspired rave reviews from audience members. Info: Call (206) 842-8569.www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org
➥ Day Road Farm Tours:
2 - 3:30 p.m. third Sunday of the month Morales Farm on Day RoadTake a guided tour of Morales Farm, starting from the berry stand on Day Road. The tour traverses four public farm properties with terrific views of the Olympics. Free, donations accepted. www.friendsofthefarms.org
➥ Kids’ Discovery Museum (KiDiMu)10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday – Saturday(Open until 5:30 on Monday & Wednesday), Noon - 4 p.m. SundayAt Island Gateway, corner of Highway 305 and Winslow Way. KiDiMu is home to a variety of hands-on installations that encourage sensory exploration and interactive play for the whole family. Cost: $6 for adults and children ages 1+, $5 for seniors and military. Free admission on first Thursdays. www.kidimu.org
➥ Kids’ Night at the Museum5:30 - 9:30 p.m. first Fridays and third Saturdays at KiDiMuChildren ages 3½ to 10 years old are invited to enjoy a fun-filled evening of Museum playtime, games, movies and a pizza dinner, while their parents get to enjoy a night out. Registration is required. Cost: $30 per child for members and $40 per child for non-members. $10 off per each additional sibling. Call (206) 855-4650. www.kidimu.org.
➥ First Fridays Art Walk5 - 8 p.m. Downtown WinslowVisit downtown Winslow for an evening of art, food, and friends! The Art Walk features businesses that are either featuring an art exhibit or are offering small bites on their menus. www.artshum.org
➥ The Lynwood Community Market Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.The market will be held in the parking lot of Lynwood Commons and will continue on Sundays through Oct. 13. Vendors are welcome to sell garden produce, cheese, pastries and other food items, arts, crafts and jewelry. For space reservations and information call (206) 319-3692 or email [email protected].
➥ Concerts in the ParkJuly 9 through August 20Grab the kids, a picnic & enjoy an evening of music and dance. Free concerts will be held at Battle Point Park from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Parking is available off Arrow Point Drive; follow the signs.
• July 9: Pearl Django Hot club-style gypsy jazz
• July 16: Matuto Forro folkloric music of Brazil with sounds of All-American bluegrass
• July 16: John Reischman & the Jaybirds Stylish, elegant bluegrass
• July 30: Laura Love Trio Vocalist and strong songwriter
• August 6: The Senate Face-melting acoustic music from a Seattle band
• August 13: Jessica Lynne Pure country
• August 20: Shaggy Sweet Classic rock and originals with a twist
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at the Bainbridge in Bloom Hub at the Filipino-American Hall, 7566 NE High School Road.
Friday’s special Preview Day will be a quieter opportunity to take a self-paced tour of the garden sites. Preview Day tickets are good for both Friday and Saturday admission. Preview Day special events include a Patrons Tour with a chauffeured minibus tour, the insights of the Bloedel Reserve’s botanist Andy Navage, and a gourmet lunch at Greg Atkinson’s Restaurant Marché.Tickets are available at bainbridgeartshumanities.org/bainbridgeinbloom www.gardentour.info | www.artshum.org
JULY 14 – 17Pirate Adventures9:30 a.m. – NoonKiDiMu, 301 Ravine Lane NEAhoy, mate! Get ready to climb aboard and set sail for high sea adventures! Campers will travel back in time to join the pirate crew for scavenger hunts. From Arr! to Yo-ho-ho, they will learn the pirate talk, build ships, make maps and more. Through games, crafts and experiments, they will learn to work as a team with their mates. The crew will enjoy dress-up and art activities, including pirate hats, treasure maps and more. Don’t be a landlubber and miss out on this great adventure. www.kidimu.org
NATURE EXPLORERS1 – 4 p.m.
KiDiMu, 301 Ravine Lane NEFrom earthquakes to volcanoes, discover the fascinating forces of nature! Like true scientists, campers will embark upon a journey to understand these powerful phenomenons and find ways to tame them the way engineers do. Through hands-on activities, such as tornado tubes or errupting volcanoes, they will learn about scientific observation and experimentation, and practice engineering stable structures.
JULY 19-20, AUG 9-10, AUG 30-SEPT 1Winemakers of BainbridgeTaste classic wines from Eastern Washington grapes as well as new favorites from island vines. www.bainbridgewineries.com
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JULY 20Virginia V Steamboat Cruise 3- 6 p.m. Bainbridge Island City dockEnjoy the panorama of Bainbridge Island’s waterfront as you cruise around the Island on the beautifully restored steamship Virginia V, the last of the “Mosquito Fleet” steamers.
This annual fundraiser of the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum is a festive and informative event. It will feature the Suquamish Tribe Archeologist and Historic Preservation Officer, Dennis Lewarch, discussing the historical relationship of the Suquamish and Bainbridge Island.
In addition to a delicious box lunch each passenger will receive an informative guide including a map describing 33 place names the early Suquamish had for special hunting and camping areas on the Island. For example, Battle Point was called “Kaxtyo” in Lushootseed which means “Stingy village, with stingy leader.” Passengers can often identify these landmarks by looking for pilings that still remain from the old docks. Watching the 1898 steam engine operate and pulling the steam whistle in the pilot house are always a highlight of the cruise.
This annual event of the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum sells out early. Cost: $125 ($100 for Museum members) Tickets: (206) 842-2773www.bainbridgehistory.org
JULY 21-24Blueprint Builders9:30 a.m. – Noon, 1 – 4 p.m.KiDiMu, 301 Ravine Lane NETinker time! Put on your thinking hard hat and experiment with engineering. In fact, campers will wear many hats when they join the KiDiMu Crew. They will “play architect” to develop their own ideas. Like engineers, they will experiment with different materials to plan and test their designs. And just like a real construction crew, they will learn tool safety to build their final project. Each group of campers will delve into construction and engineering through age-appropriate activities and learn how trial and error leads to success.www.kidimu.org
JULY 26Bainbridge Bluegrass Festival10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Battle Point Park, 11299 Arrow Point Dr NEThe eighth-annual Bainbridge Bluegrass Festival returns to Battle Point Park bigger and better than
ever with fun for the whole family. Lots of activities for the kids, local artists and crafts, raffles for cool stuff, excellent eats and even a beer garden! This year’s performers are Me and The Boys, The Warren G. Hardings, The 1 Uppers, Top String Bluegrass, Water Tower, The Crichton Family Band, and North Country Bluegrass.A portion of the proceeds from the 2013 festival will benefit Friends of the Farms. www.bainbridgebluegrass.org
JULY 27Public Site Tour at IslandWood1 - 4 p.m.IslandWood, 4450 Blakely Ave. NEEmbrace the start of summer with a docent-led tour exploring IslandWood’s 255-acre campus. Tour the sustainably designed buildings found on the main campus, discover the trails, cross the suspension bridge and more. Bring family and friends (13 years and older).
JULY 28 – 31Pet Pals9:30 a.m. – NoonKiDiMu, 301 Ravine Lane NEFrom cats and dogs to birds and other creatures, explore the world of man’s best friends! Through hands-on activities, such as making bird feeders and dog treats, and visits from special guests from the animal kingdom, campers will learn about pet care and develop respect for all living creatures. Perfect training for future vets and responsible pet owners!www.kidimu.org
Mini Mountaineers1 – 4 p.m. KiDiMu, 301 Ravine Lane NEThe sky is the limit! Campers will build their knowledge and skills from the ground up, as they dig into the world of rocks and minerals, and move up and down KiDiMu’s new climbing wall. Through hands-on activities, they will learn to identify rocks and minerals, build a collection and even grow their own crystal geodes. They will also explore the basics of rock climbing to complete their high adventure experience.www.kidimu.org
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Proceeds support BYS’ no-cost counseling programs for local youth
P.O. Box 11173Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
35th Annual Bainbridge Youth Services
4th of July Fun RunDowntown Winslow
1 mile 9 am ❙ 5k 9:15 am ❙ Kids Dashes 10:30 amRegister online www.bifunrun.com
Your Locally Owned, Full-Ser vice Family Hardware & Home Stor e
The Board of Directors of Bainbridge Youth Serviceswould like to thank our sponsors this year:
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AUGUST 4 – 7Creepy Crawly Adventures9:30 a.m. – NoonKiDiMu, 301 Ravine Lane NECan you crawl like a caterpillar? Will you dare to touch a spider? Enter the secret world of bugs and make friends with other tiny members of the animal kingdom. Campers will investigate the differences and similarities between crawling and flying creatures (from glow-in-the-dark spider webs to cricket house building).
Sheep to Shawl1 – 4 p.m. KiDiMu, 301 Ravine Lane NEExplore the cool world of wool! Campers will discover fiber fun through daily hands-on activities, crafts
and books, as they delve into the basics of felting, weaving, spinning and dying. They will make their own woolly creations and follow the path of fiber production, from furry lambs in the pasture to cozy sweaters, hats and mittens in their closets!
AUGUST 9-10Winemakers of BainbridgeTaste classic wines from Eastern Washington grapes as well as new favorites from island vines. www.bainbridgewineries.com
AUGUST 9Movies in the Park7:30 p.m. Fridays August 8, 15 and 22 Waterfront ParkIt’s movie time under the stars at Waterfront Park! They are free and fun and an island tradition. Activities begin at 7:30 p.m. (bring a blanket or low lawn chair) and movies are shown at dusk. Rainstage Waterfront Park Community Center.
➥ Aug. 8: “Littlest Rebel”➥ Aug. 15: “You’ve Got Mail”➥ Aug. 22: “Finding Nemo”
AUGUST 11-15Girl Scout Day Camp9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Battle Point Park, 11299 Arrow Point Dr NEA week of unique fun summer experience making new friends, learning outdoor skills, playing games, learning songs, craft making and “Let your Spirit Soar” at Bainbridge Island Battle Point Park.
AUGUST 8-10Summer Studio Tour10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Island-wideThe Bainbridge Island Studio Tour will take place on Aug. 8, 9 and 10. This marks the 14th year for the summer event, and 49 artists from across the region will be on hand to share their work with you. Talk to the artists, buy original art, enjoy live music and buy local. Free. Info: (206) 842-0504.www.bistudiotour.com
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THE JLS TEAM WISHES YOU A HAPPY 4TH OF JULY
Help us celebrate at the July 3rd street dance
(206) 842-5636 / JLSbainbridge.com
R E A L E S T A T EBAINBRIDGE ISLAND
Have a safe and enjoyable holiday.
Tim Wilkins Jana Wilkins Grace McKinnon-Weeks
Caron Anderson Jim KennedyChris BullGreg Bull Randi Brown
Robin BallouMichael Ballou
AUGUST 10Bike for PieAll day. Island-wideThe Northwest’s original cycling event, Bike for Pie, offers two biking routes: a challenging 32-mile ride that loops around the island and features a rest stop with savory pies hosted by Friends of the Farm, & the family-friendly 8-mile ride. Both include a mouth-watering selection of fruit pies served at Waterfront Park. Cost: Challenge ride (two pie stops) $28 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under; Family ride (one pie stop) $18 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.www.squeakywheels.org
AUGUST 18-21Wildlife Wonders9:30 a.m. – NoonKiDiMu, 301 Ravine Lane NENature is calling! Are you ready to answer? Campers will explore the wild world of Pacific Northwest creatures and even meet some of them up-close! From studying animal adaptations and tracks to
creating habitats, or turning themselves into wild creatures with masks, campers will gain a better understanding of the local fauna and flora through a variety of hands-on activities, outdoor exploration and special guest visits.www.kidimu.org
AUGUST 22-244th Annual Island CupIsland-wideBainbridge Island FC’s third-annual Island Cup will take place over the weekend of Aug. 22-24 on fields across Bainbridge Island. The tournament will be open to Washington Youth Soccer teams, US Club teams, US Youth Soccer teams from across the country, youth teams from Canada, and teams that are properly insured with an organization.www.bifc.net/IslandCup
AUGUST 26Classic Cars and Pizza
6 - 8 p.m. at the First Baptist ChurchThe Classic Car Cruise-In raises funds for Helpline House’s Project Backpack. Pizza & soda are served at 6:20 p.m. Call Jim Peek at (206) 817-5879.
AUGUST 30 - SEPTEMBER 1Winemakers of BainbridgeTaste classic wines from Eastern Washington grapes as well as new favorites from island vines. www.bainbridgewineries.com
SEPTEMBER 14Summer Challenge Bike Ride7:30 a.m - 4 p.m. Register & start at BICycle parking lot. Noon - 8:00 p.m. After-ride-event at Waterfront ParkThe Bainbridge Island Kiwanis present the second annual Summer Challenge Bike Ride, the “Not so Chilly, but just as Hilly!” Bike Ride. Ride either the 34- or 52-mile Summer Challenge or the 16-mile Family Challenge. For ages 16 and over (and under 16 when accompanied by an adult). Day-of prices: Adults $30, juniors (15 and under) $15, family $70. Proceeds will go to the Bainbridge Island Kiwanis Foundation for youth-oriented charity projects. Info and register online.www.bikiwanis.org
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