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JUST FOR FUN

MUSIC ON MAIN CONCERT SERIES, www.parks.nmb.us. 7-9 p.m. every Thursday through Oct. 1, on Main Street alternating between two locations: 202 Main Street and the Horseshoe at 11 S. Ocean Blvd, North Myrtle Beach. Bring a beach chair.

THE LOWCOUNTRY DIGITAL HISTORY INITIATIVE, lecture by Mary Battle, 843-915-5320 or HCGMuseum@horrycounty.org. 1 p.m. June 4, McCown auditorium, Horry County museum, 805 Main St., Conway. Free and open to the public.

PADDLE FOR THE PETS“ sponsored by Dick’s Last Resort, 843-272-7794 or www.bflanding.com. Noon-4 p.m. June 4, Barefoot Landing, 4898 U.S.17 S., North Myrtle Beach.

SUNDAY SERENADES, 843-650-9548 or dellis@surfsidebeach.org. 2-5 p.m. every Sunday through Sept. 25, the Veterans Park, Surfside Drive. Bring your beach chairs, and picnic lunch to enjoy the music.

GIVE SUPPORT

MYRTLE BEACH PELICANS SUPPORT HELP4KIDS! It’s Baseball Time! Join the Myrtle Beach Pelicans on Monday night home games for Backpack Buddies’ Night. Bring a non-perishable food item and receive half-off your price of admission. Dates for home games are June 6, June 13, July 25 and August 15

GET TOGETHER

GRAND STRAND OPTIMIST CLUB, 843-448-4156. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursdays, Pine Lakes Country Club, 5603 Granddaddy Drive, Myrtle Beach. Lunch and guest speakers.

CRIBBAGE TOURNAMENT, 843-756-1795. 12:30 p.m. every Thursday, Little River area. Call for information.

THE SWAMP FOX QUILTERS GUILD MEETING. 10 a.m. June 2, the Hartsville Museum, 222 N. Fifth St., Hartsville. Opening of the 2016 quilt challenge exhibit. Luncheon and business meeting will follow at the Hartsville Country Club. New members and visitors are welcome.

LA LECHE LEAGUE OF THE GRAND STRAND, 465-5847 or 455-7599. 4 p.m. first Thursday, Socastee Library Meeting Room, 707 141-Connector Road, Myrtle Beach.

PAWLEYS ISLAND MASONS LODGE 409, 7:15 p.m. dinner and 8 p.m. meeting first Thursday, 75 Haunted Trail, just behind the Village Shops, U.S. 17 N.

CIVAL WAR ENTHUSIASTS WELCOME. Sons of Confederate Veterans, Camp 1026, Rough and Readys of Myrtle Beach, 843-399-1608 or www.horrryroughandreadyscamp1026.com. 7 p.m. first Thursday of every month, True BBQ, 364 Robert Grissom Parkway and Pine Island Road, Myrtle Beach. Activities include: cemetery cleanup, lectures, historical outings. The S.C.V. is an historical honor society and nonprofit organization.

MYRTLE BEACH KIWANIS, 843-450-8393. Noon, first and third Thursday, Uncle John’s Restaurant, 402 24th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. $10 lunch/tip included.

THE MYRTLE BEACH LIONS CLUB, 843-444-4081, 6:30pm, first and third Thursday, Golden Corral, 868 Oak Forest Lane, Myrtle Beach.

GRAND STRAND TOASTMASTERS, 843-450-5973 or GrandStrandToastmasters.com.. 7 p.m. meets the first, third and fifth Thursday of every month, First Presbyterian Church, 3801 Robert Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach.

LOW COUNTRY ASTD, 843-414-4815. 11:30-1:30 p.m. first Friday, HTC Town Centre, 3990 River Oaks Drive, Myrtle Beach.

GE RETIREES, 843-280-6353 or 910-579-5838. Meet the first Friday of the month.

THE CONWAY LIONS CLUB, 843-455-4467 or 843-347-4914. 1 p.m. meets on the first and third Friday of each month. Call for location.

THE GOLDWING ROAD RIDERS ASSOCIATION CHAPTER J, 843-357-2270. 6 p.m. to eat; 7 p.m. meeting, June 4, Denny’s, 124 Loyola Ave., on U.S. 17 Bypass, just south of S.C. 544, Surfside Beach,

SOCASTEE-ST. JAMES KIWANIS CLUB, 843-650-1030. Noon-1 p.m. Mondays, Socastee Station, 4504 Socastee Blvd., Unit A, Myrtle Beach. Lunch and guest speakers

LUNCH CLUB, 843-651-9505 or stanbar3@sccoast.net. Noon Mondays, Soho 544 Restaurant, 1300 S.C. 544, Conway. Guest speakers.

DELTA ALPHA CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI, 843-650-0571 or 843-450-5550. Meets the first Monday of each month in Surfside Beach. Call for more information.

BUSINESS NETWORKS INTERNATIONAL/BNI COASTLINE CHAPTER, 843-839-0588 or www.bni-scga.com/sc-charleston-bni---coastline-chapter. 7:30-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Holiday Inn, 1601 N. Ocean Highway, Surfside Beach. Visitors welcome.

CHESS GROUP, 910-575-0173. 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Hickmans Crossroads, 1040 Calabash Road NW, Calabash, N.C. All ages and skill levels welcome.

SCHOLARS FORUM, 843-545-3388. 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Georgetown Library, 405 Cleland St., Georgetown.

MAHJONG CLUB, 843-215-4700. 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, Socastee Library, 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road, Myrtle Beach.

MAHJONG CLUB, 843-915-5280 or 843-205-5280. 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Surfside Beach Library, 410 Surfside Drive.

MYRTLE BEACH STAMP CLUB, 843-347-0087 or lilfort@sccoast.net. 7 p.m. first Tuesday, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.

PERCEPTOR PI CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI meets the first Tuesday of the month. Call 843-215-4894 for time and location.

MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA GRAND STRAND CHAPTER. www.grandstrandmoaa.com or gyoungman@sc.rr.com. 6 p.m. meetings first Tuesday of every month.

PAWLEYS ISLAND LIONS CLUB, 843-237-8316. 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Hanser House Restaurant, 14360 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY TOASTMASTERS CLUB, 910 233-7030, franceswarner@atmc.net or 910-880-0192. 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesday, First Bank in Shallotte, N.C.

LITTLE RIVER LIONS, 843-798-2397. 6 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Mulligans, 1389 U.S. 17 N., Little River.

MYRTLE BEACH BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL, 843-238-1893. 7:30-9 a.m. Wednesdays, Brother Shucker’s Fish House, 4999 Carolina Forest Blvd., Myrtle Beach.

NORTH STRAND OPTIMIST CLUB, 843-273-3109. Noon Wednesdays, Grill House, 228 Second Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach. Lunch and guest speakers.

EASTERN CAROLINA’S UAW RETIREE’S, 843-467-3231 or kensenter1714 @aol.com. 10 a.m. second Wednesday, VFW Post 10804, 111 Highway 57 North, Little River.

LAUREATE TAU CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI, 843-651-2258 or 843-997-3134. Meets second and fourth Wednesday. Snowbirds and transferees welcome. Call for time and location.

GET CREATIVE

KNITTING CLUB, 843-756-8101. 1 p.m. Thursdays, Loris Library, 4316 Main St., Loris. New members welcome.

KNITTING GROUP, 843-915-5284. 1 p.m. Thursdays, Little River Library, 107 Highway 57 N., Little River.

KNITTING CLUB, 843-215-4700. 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Socastee Library, 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road, Myrtle Beach.

KNITTING CLUB, 843-205-5280 or 843-915-5280. 1 p.m. Mondays, Surfside Beach Library, 410 Surfside Drive, Surfside Beach.

KNITTING CLUB. 1-3 p.m. Mondays, the Waccamaw Neck Branch Library, 41 St. Paul Place, Pawleys Island. All knitters and crocheters are welcome.

SEWING BASKET, 843-915-7323. 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Conway Library, 801 Main St., Conway.

GRAND STRAND QUILTERS, 843-918-2380. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursdays, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach. Bring lunch.

WOODCARVERS WELCOME, 843-427-4218. 9 a.m.-noon Thursdays, Hobby Lobby, U.S. 17 N., North Myrtle Beach. No experience necessary. No charge.

CROCHET AND KNITTING CLASSES, 843-918-1275. 2-4 p.m. Fridays, first-floor meeting room, Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Bring your own supplies.

CROCHET CLASS, 843-756-8101. 2-4 p.m. Fridays, Little River Library, 4316 Main St., Loris.

CHICORA STITCHERS, 843-222-7393 or 843-503-3585. 2 p.m. first Sunday, Trinity Episcopal Church, 31st Avenue North and Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. Celebrating 20th anniversary of receiving charter. All types of hand-stitching and embroidery. New members welcome.

STITCHIN’ TIME NEEDLEWORK CLUB, 910-575-0173. 9 a.m. Mondays, Hickmans Crossroads Library, 1040 Calabash Road, Calabash, N.C., free, open to public.

QUILT CLUB, 843-215-4700. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays, Socastee Library, 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road, Myrtle Beach.

RUMMIKUB/BOARD GAMES, 843-280-5584 or 249-6778. 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays, J. Bryan Floyd Community Center, 1030 Possum Trot Road, North Myrtle Beach. No partner necessary. Supplies provided.

SCRABBLE CLUB, 843-446-4665 or lindabianca1948@yahoo.com. Noon-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.

ACBL DUPLICATE BRIDGE, 843-497-4094. Myrtle Beach: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday; 1 p.m. Thursday; noon Saturday. Sunset Beach, N.C.: 10:15 a.m. Friday. Call for location.

MYRTLE BEACH AREA WOODCARVERS, 843-903-3238. 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, A.C. Moore, 1120 Seaboard St., Myrtle Beach.

NEEDLEWORKERS, 860-690-4868. 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, fellowship hall, New Life Lutheran Church, 7322 S.C. 544, Myrtle Beach. Bring your own needles, yarn provided.

PAWLEYS ISLAND BRIDGE CLUB, 843-318-6391 or bridgewebs.com/pawleysisland. Duplicate bridge games: 1:30 p.m. Monday, 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m. Thursday, 10:15 a.m. Friday and 1:30 p.m. some Sundays, 13088 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island.

GET ACTIVE

YOGA, 843-485-3632 or www.yogabytricia.com. 8:15-9:15 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, J. Bryan Floyd Community Center, 1030 Possum Trot Road, North Myrtle Beach; $6 per class.

LINE DANCING WITH ABBY, 843-450-4299. Intermediate 9-10:30 a.m. High beginners 10:30 a.m.-noon, beginners 12:30-2 p.m. All classes Mondays and Wednesdays, South Strand Recreation Center, 9650 Scipio Lane, Myrtle Beach; $20 per month or $5 per class.

LINE DANCING, with Jackie Hoagland, 843-421-5770 or jackieandwalt@hotmail.com. Mondays, 10:30 a.m.-noon High Beginner/Improver/Easy Intermediate and 6-8 p.m. Low Intermediate/Intermediate. $3. Surfside Civic Center, 829 N. Pine Drive, Surfside Beach.

KUNG FU, TAI CHI AND QIGONG, 843-294-5486. Kung Fu, Monday, Wednesday 7-10 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday 8:30-10 p.m.; children’s ages 6-13, Saturday 1-3 p.m.; Tai Chi/Qigong, Tuesday, Thursday 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 7:30-8:30 p.m. Shaolin Kung Fu Studios, 196 Stonebridge Drive, Myrtle Beach.

LINE DANCE CLASS, 843-651-4603. Easy intermediate on Mondays, beginners on Thursdays, and Zumba Gold, 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Surfside Beach Civic Center. Call Judy for details.

SAND DOLLAR SQUARE DANCE CLUB, 843-333-8878. 6:30-8:30 p.m. every Monday, the Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Mainstream and Plus Tips, some rounds and lines. $5 per person.

JUJITSU, SELF DEFENSE AND QIGONG. Children and adult programs being offered in the North, South and Grand Strand Recreation Centers. Call for details or to register: North Strand, 843-915-7884; South Strand, 843-915-7882; Grand Strand, 843-915-5332.

SILVER SNEAKERS CLASSES, 843-663-3900. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Cardio Fit, 9:30 a.m. (low impact) classic stretch and tone, and 10:30 a.m. (seated class) wheelchair accessible, Fitness Zone, 304 S.C. 90 E., Unit C2, Little River.

EASY FITNESS, 843-915 5331. 11 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, North Strand Park, 120 Highway 57 S., Little River. $20 per month or $45 for three months.

ZUMBA, YOGA AND PILATES CLASSES, 843-273-0021 or www.EdisonsSmartFitness.com. Times and days vary, Edison’s Smart Fitness, Coastal North Town Center, 1424 U.S. 17 N., North Myrtle Beach. Call for details.

LINE DANCE CLASS, 570-655-1558 or rosaliejack1566@gmail.com. 4:30 p.m. for beginners and 5:30 p.m. intermediate, every Wednesday, Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach. $3 per class or $5 for both.

GRAND STRAND STRUTTERS, 843-497-0470. 6-7 p.m. class, 7-9 p.m. dancing Thursdays, Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. $5 per person.

FREE SELF DEFENSE CLASS, 843-668-4225 or www.SCWellnessAnd FitnessCenter.com. First Wednesday of each month, SC Wellness & Fitness Center, 3260 Holmestown Road, Myrtle Beach. Also have other classes for circuit training machines, accept silver sneakers for 65 and older; prime for 18-64 years old.

SILVER SNEAKER CLASSES, 843-995-3348. Class times and types vary. The Academy of Dance and Fine Arts, 304 S.C. 90 E., Unit D-1, Little River.

WEDDING DANCE CLASSES, 843-798-2639. 7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays, First Presbyterian Church, 3810 Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. $5; no partner or experience needed

CRUISE DANCE CLASSES, 843-798-2639. 7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays, First Presbyterian Church, 3810 Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach. $5; no partner or experience needed.

BLACK DOG RUNNING COMPANY, 843-839-1174 or www.blackdogrunning.com. 6 p.m. walkers and 6:30 p.m. runners every Thursday, 1600 Farrow Parkway, Myrtle Beach. 1 to 5 mile route in Market Common for runners and walkers to meet new friends and get active.

SWING DANCING FOR SINGLES, 843-798-2639. 8 p.m. every Wednesday, the Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Learn how to dance the swing with other singles - shag, jitterbug, disco and more. $30 per month, includes dance instruction, parties and events.

LIBRARY HAPPENINGS

BUCKSPORT LIBRARY, 843-397-1950. 7656 U.S. 701, Conway.

▪ Preschool children’s story hour, 10:30 a.m. every Thursday.

▪ Adult programs, 11 a.m. Wednesdays

CAROLINA FOREST LIBRARY, 843-915-5282. 2250 Carolina Forest Blvd., Myrtle Beach. Free and open to the public.

▪ Classic movies, 11 a.m. Fridays

▪ Coloring for adults, 5:30-7 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays

▪ Story times for preschoolers 10:30 a.m. Thursdays

▪ Story time for babies and toddlers 10:30 a.m. Mondays

▪ Teen nights, 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays

▪ Bingo, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays

▪ LegoNeers club, 4:30 p.m. second Wednesday, for children 5-12 years

CHAPIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY, 843-918-1293. 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach.

▪ Friday Films, 1:30 p.m. June 3, 24, popcorn served. Must be older than 18.

▪ Veterans awareness series, 1-3 p.m. June 6, Aug. 1, call to reserve your seat, 843-918-1295

▪ Craft club, 2:30 p.m. June 8, and 1 p.m. July 14 registration required

CONWAY LIBRARY, 843-915-7323. 801 Main St.

▪ Bouncing babies, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays

▪ Tumbling toddlers, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays

▪ Playful preschoolers, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays

HICKMANS CROSSROADS LIBRARY, 910-575-0173. 1040 Calabash Road, Calabash, N.C. Free and open to the public.

▪ Children’s story time, 10 a.m. Tuesdays, for children through age 5.

LITTLE RIVER LIBRARY, 843-399-5541. 107 Highway 57 N., Little River.

▪ Preschoolers story time, 9:45 a.m. every Wednesday and 9:30 a.m. every Thursday

▪  Zen Creations adult coloring, noon-2 p.m. Saturdays

▪ Baby and tots story time, 10 a.m. every Tuesday

▪ Family reading program, 4 p.m. every Tuesday

LORIS LIBRARY, 843-756-8101. 4316 Main St., Loris.

▪ Story time, 10 a.m. Wednesdays, all ages welcome.

▪ Crafters group, 1 p.m. Thursdays

▪ Saturday family movie, 11 a.m., free for all ages

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH LIBRARY, 843-915-7453. 910 First Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach.

▪ Preschoolers story time summer reading series, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, for ages 3 to 5.

▪ Stork story time for babies, 10 a.m. Thursdays, birth to 12 months

▪ Movie Monday, 4 p.m., all ages welcome. Snacks provided.

▪ Wiggle Worms Baby and Toddler story time, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, for ages 3 months to 3 years.

▪ Famous boxer James “Bonecrusher” Smith will host Summer Reading Program, 10:30 a.m. June 7

SOCASTEE LIBRARY, 843-215-4700 or socastee library@horrycounty.org. 141 S.C. 707-Connector Road, Myrtle Beach.

▪ “Forever Young” young adult book club, 5 p.m. first Monday of every month, for ages 15 to 20 years.

▪ Preschool story time, 11 a.m. Tuesdays, for ages 3 to 5.

▪ Bright beginners, 11 a.m. Wednesdays, for ages birth to 2.

TEEN TAKEOVER” events for ages 13 to 17, 843-918-2355. Teen dance party, 6-9 p.m. June 4, Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Guest speakers, a meal, music, recreation activities, games and more. Attendees must preregister.

GET SUPPORT

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY

▪ 843-424-9573. 7 a.m. Fridays, disciple house, Church of the Resurrection, 8901 U.S. 17 Bypass, Surfside Beach.

▪ 843-997-9641. 6 p.m. Mondays, Low Country Community Church, 4430 Murrells Inlet Road, Murrells Inlet.

WACCAMAW REGIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP, 843-436-6144. 1-2 p.m. first Friday, Grand Strand Senior Center 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Third Tuesday, North Strand Senior Center 2309 Watertower Road, Longs and last Wednesday, Belin United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 4183 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet.

CONWAY AL-ANON, 843-465-7416 or db0385@sccoast.net. 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 6 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. Saturdays, Serenity Hall, 2112 Oak St., Conway.

AL-ANON, 843-450-5620. 8 p.m. every Tuesday, 508 Beaty St., Conway.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, 843-222-3416. Meetings throughout the Grand Strand. Call for information.

GED, HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA AND ESL CLASSES, for age 17 or older. 843-488-6200 or www.hcae.horrycountyschools.net. Conway Education Center, 1620 Sherwood Drive, and Myrtle Beach Family Learning Center, 770 Swallow Ave., Building 100, on the HGTC Grand Strand campus. Registration, intake testing and course fees are free.

UPCOMING

SENIOR DANCES, 570-881-0244 or rosalie182@att.net. 7-10 p.m. June 4, 17, 25, July 2, 8, 23, Aug. 6, 19, 27, Oct. 22, Nov. 5, Dec. 3, Base Recreation Center Ballroom. $7 per person. Call or email to reserve a table.

ART & BOOK FAIR TO RAISE THE ROOF, 843-235-9600 or visit ClassAtPawleys.com. 2-5 p.m. June 4, Litchfield Exchange, 14363 Ocean Highway. Benefit to help Laura Herriott re-roof her bed and breakfast on Sandy Island.

TEEN TAKEOVER” events for ages 13 to 17, 843-918-2355. Teen dance party, 6-9 p.m. June 4, Chapin Memorial Library, 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Guest speakers, a meal, music, recreation activities, games and more. Attendees must preregister.

COLORFUL 5K PAINT RUN, colorburst5k.com. 2 p.m. June 5, TicketReturn.com field, 1251 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. $35 - $50 - includes Pelicans game ticket.

ROCK “N” ETTES DANCE GROUP orientation and tryouts for group of women 50 and older, starting June 6 at Grand Strand Senior Center, 1268 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 843-497-4094, or email njsook@gmail.com.

VETERANS AWARENESS SERIES, 843-918-1295 or felton@chapinlibrary.org. 1-3 p.m. June 6, Aug. 1, Oct. 3, Nov. 7, and Dec. 5, second-floor, large conference room, Chapin Library. Topics include counseling, re-entry housing, mental health, education, and employment. Call to reserve your space.

BOATING SAFETY CLASS, 843-248-2143, 843-283-1677 or jeanettebrown37@yahoo.com. 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. June 11, Conway Fitness Center, 1515 Millpond Road, Conway. $30 per person; $40 for two family members sharing a manual.

WACCAMAW ARTS AND CRAFTS GUILD, 843 446-3830 or www.artsyparksy.com. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 11, 12, Oct. 8, 9, and Nov. 5, 6, Chapin Park, 1400 N. Kings Highway and Nov. 12, 13, Valor Park, 1120 Farrow Parkway, Market Common, Myrtle Beach. Typical art will include paintings, woodworking, photography, jewelry, fabric, glass, metal, pottery and stone. No admission charge.

USA DANCE, ballroom music, 570-881-0244 or rosalie182@att.net. 7-10 p.m. June 11, July 16, Aug. 13, Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Dec. 10. $7 per person. Call or email to reserve a table.

CONWAY COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP DATES, 843-488-1950 or www.ConwayParksandRecreation.com. 4-5:30 p.m. June 16, July 21, Aug. 18, Sept. 15, and Oct. 20. The event is presented by Conway Parks, Recreation and Tourism.

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