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  3. Calendar Overlay Fundraisers (4)
  4. Calendar Overlay Libraries (2)
  5. Calendar Overlay Main Calendar (7)
  6. Calendar Overlay Meetings and Conferences (2)
  7. Calendar Overlay Museums (2)
  8. Calendar Overlay Music & Entertainment (8)
  9. Calendar Overlay Seasonal Events (13)
  10. Calendar Overlay Sports & Recreation (10)
  11. Calendar Overlay Theater & Arts (4)

Downtown Hays

  1. LAST Downtown Hays Market

    October 23, 2021, 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Downtown Pavilion

    Join us at the market as we welcome growers, craftsmen, bakers, honey producers, artists, & musicians to Downtown.

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  2. Trick or Treat on The Bricks

    October 29, 2021, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @

    Downtown Hays

    You are invited to come on down to Downtown Hays for some fun trick or treating! Each Halloween, Downtown Hays is invaded by tiny monsters & goblins, dinosaurs & dragons, knights & princesses, superheroes & animals of every size trick-or-treating along Main Street & throughout Downtown Hays.

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  3. Hays Community Theatre presents: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    October 29, 2021, 8:00 PM @

    Hays Community Theatre

    Join us for a fun evening of watching & interacting with the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

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  4. Hays Community Theatre presents: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    October 30, 2021, 8:00 PM @

    Hays Community Theatre

    Join us for a fun evening of watching & interacting with the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

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Family & Kid Friendly

  1. Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch at Ellis, KS

    October 22, 2021, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch

    Harvest of Pumpkins. Visit our farmstead with it's charming rural setting. U-Pick-M Pumpkins, maze, hayride, farm animals, shop in barn for candles & fall decor. Now open through October: Fridays 1-4 PM, Saturdays 11 AM- 6 PM, & Sundays 1-6 PM. Weekdays by appointment. School field trips & tours welcome!

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  2. Pa's Pumpkin Patch

    October 23, 2021, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM @

    978 250th Ave.

    Come on out for a wonderful time!!!

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  3. Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch at Ellis, KS

    October 23, 2021, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch

    Harvest of Pumpkins. Visit our farmstead with it's charming rural setting. U-Pick-M Pumpkins, maze, hayride, farm animals, shop in barn for candles & fall decor. Now open through October: Fridays 1-4 PM, Saturdays 11 AM- 6 PM, & Sundays 1-6 PM. Weekdays by appointment. School field trips & tours welcome!

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  4. Pa's Pumpkin Patch

    October 24, 2021, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @

    978 250th Ave.

    Come on out for a wonderful time!!!

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  5. Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch at Ellis, KS

    October 24, 2021, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch

    Harvest of Pumpkins. Visit our farmstead with it's charming rural setting. U-Pick-M Pumpkins, maze, hayride, farm animals, shop in barn for candles & fall decor. Now open through October: Fridays 1-4 PM, Saturdays 11 AM- 6 PM, & Sundays 1-6 PM. Weekdays by appointment. School field trips & tours welcome!

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  6. Pa's Pumpkin Patch

    October 26, 2021, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM @

    978 250th Ave.

    Come on out for a wonderful time!!!

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  7. Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch at Ellis, KS

    October 29, 2021, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch

    Harvest of Pumpkins. Visit our farmstead with it's charming rural setting. U-Pick-M Pumpkins, maze, hayride, farm animals, shop in barn for candles & fall decor. Now open through October: Fridays 1-4 PM, Saturdays 11 AM- 6 PM, & Sundays 1-6 PM. Weekdays by appointment. School field trips & tours welcome!

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  8. Pa's Pumpkin Patch

    October 30, 2021, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM @

    978 250th Ave.

    Come on out for a wonderful time!!!

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  9. Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch at Ellis, KS

    October 30, 2021, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch

    Harvest of Pumpkins. Visit our farmstead with it's charming rural setting. U-Pick-M Pumpkins, maze, hayride, farm animals, shop in barn for candles & fall decor. Now open through October: Fridays 1-4 PM, Saturdays 11 AM- 6 PM, & Sundays 1-6 PM. Weekdays by appointment. School field trips & tours welcome!

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  10. FWC Family Fall Fest

    October 30, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Enjoy a family friendly fall festival with games & treats! You can expect cookie decorating, pumpkin painting, bounce houses & more! This is a free event, open to the community at Hays Family Worship Center. Located south off exit 153.

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  11. Pa's Pumpkin Patch

    October 31, 2021, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @

    978 250th Ave.

    Come on out for a wonderful time!!!

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  12. Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch at Ellis, KS

    October 31, 2021, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Cottage Lane Pumpkin Patch

    Harvest of Pumpkins. Visit our farmstead with it's charming rural setting. U-Pick-M Pumpkins, maze, hayride, farm animals, shop in barn for candles & fall decor. Now open through October: Fridays 1-4 PM, Saturdays 11 AM- 6 PM, & Sundays 1-6 PM. Weekdays by appointment. School field trips & tours welcome!

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Fundraisers

  1. Herndon Clinic hosts: Soup Fest

    October 23, 2021, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ FHSU Memorial Union

    $10 for 3 samples & 1 bowl of soup, includes dessert & water. VOTE on your favorite soup!! Additional baked goods will be available for purchase. Profits go to offset the expense to families with children receiving services at the Herndon Clinic.

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  2. 2021 Project 489 Dinner Show & Auction

    October 23, 2021, 5:00 PM @ Ellis County Fairgrounds

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  3. 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer's

    October 30, 2021, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Big Creek Crossing

    We're walking in 2021-& we invite you to join us!

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  4. Empty Place at the Table 2021

    October 30, 2021, 6:00 PM @ Rose Garden Banquet Hall

    ESCAPE TO MARGARITTAVILLE 2021! This community event brings together Jana's Campaign supporters to eat, drink, dance, & make a difference. You won't want to miss out on a great time for a great cause!

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Libraries

  1. Pumpkin Storytime

    October 23, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ KSU Agriculture Research Center-Hays

    It's pumpkin season!

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  2. Trick or Treat on the Bricks at Hays Public Library

    October 29, 2021, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Hays Public Library

    Bring your kids to trick or treat!

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Main Calendar

  1. VFW Post 9076: Stag & Stagotte

    October 20, 2021, 6:00 PM @ VFW Hall

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  2. Movie Night at The Fox Featuring: Hocus Pocus

    October 21, 2021, 7:00 PM @ The Fox

    Get in the spooky spirit! Bring your family and friends out to The Fox Theatre for a fun night of Halloween cinema!

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  3. TMP-Marian PTF Soup Supper

    October 24, 2021, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Thomas More Prep-Marian High School

    Chili Soup, Green Bean Dumpling Soup, Turkey Sandwiches, & Cinnamon Rolls!! Carry out available. Free will offering. All soup supper proceeds support classroom & student scholarhships.

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  4. Annual Coat Drive

    October 25, 2021, All Day @

    Top Notch Cleaners 201 West 8th & Master Cleaners 200 West 8th

    Please help others by dropping off coats, hats, & gloves in good condition that you have outgrown or no longer use. The GREATEST NEED is for KIDS' COATS. All coats will be cleaned & repaired as needed by the two cleaners in time for distribution.

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  5. First Responders Appreciation Breakfast

    October 28, 2021, 6:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ Hilton Garden Inn

    We know you're busy! For first responders only, carry out will be available. Just drive up to the front of the building, & let us know you need it to go! You'll enjoy a full breakfast buffet that includes eggs, bacon, hash browns, fruit, coffee, & juice.

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  6. Annual Coat Drive GIVE AWAY DAY

    October 30, 2021, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @

    Top Notch Cleaners 201 West 8th & Master Cleaners 200 West 8th

    All coats will be cleaned & repaired as needed by the two cleaners in time for distribution. There are no income guideline requirements for receiving coats ANYONE IN NEED OF A COAT MAY RECEIVE ONE.

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  7. Ellis County Historical Museum: Historic Haunting: Ghost Tale Tellings

    October 30, 2021, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Ellis County Historical Society Museum

    Historic figures will tell tales of hauntings set in Historic Ellis County & other places of that time. The Stone Church will have a Cemeteries of Ellis County display for viewing.

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Meetings and Conferences

  1. Hays Economic Outlook Conference

    October 21, 2021, 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM @

    Brief Space

    Join Hays Area Business Professionals for an Economic Outlook Luncheon.

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  2. WKHRMA Annual Seminar

    October 26, 2021, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM @ Rose Garden Banquet Hall

    Presentations by Melody Rayl & Lauren Sobaski.

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Museums

  1. Sternberg Museum: Natural History for Preschool: Halloween Bingo Treasure Hunt

    October 20, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Sternberg Museum

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  2. Historic Fort Hays hosts: Warclouds on the High Plains, Bob Wilhelm Book Signing

    October 24, 2021, 2:00 PM @ Historic Fort Hays

    Past Historic Fort Hays director & local author, Bob Wilhelm will present his new fiction book, Warclouds on the High Plains. The book is about Fort Hays, soldiers stationed there, & daily life of an 1867-1888 soldier.

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Music & Entertainment

  1. Gella's hosts: Book signing for 100 Things to Do in Kansas Before You Die

    October 21, 2021, 5:00 PM @ Gella's Diner & Lb. Brewing Co.

    Visit with the author, Roxie Yonkey, as she signs your copy of the book 100 Things to Do in Kansas Before You Die.

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  2. FHSU Choir Concert

    October 22, 2021, 7:30 PM @ Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

    Led by Dr. Terry Crull. The FHSU choirs' first Fall concert of 2021.

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  3. Paisley Pear hosts: Corey Lee

    October 22, 2021, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Paisley Pear

    Corey is back from Oklahoma! LIVE music! Come out & support our traveling musicians!

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  4. The Fox Theatre presents: Lucas Maddy & the Kansas Cartel with Ragland

    October 29, 2021, 7:30 PM @

    The Fox Theatre

    LIVE music!!!

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  5. Paisley Pear hosts Wade Richard

    October 29, 2021, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @

    Paisley Pear


    1st of two nights. Come to listen to classic rock and anything acoustic with Wade Richard.

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  6. Paisley Pear hosts Wade Richard

    October 30, 2021, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @

    Paisley Pear


    1st of two nights. Come to listen to classic rock and anything acoustic with Wade Richard.

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  7. The Fox Theatre presents: Halloween Show with Dangerously Biased

    October 30, 2021, 8:00 PM @

    The Fox Theatre

    Horror Holiday Halloween Party & Rock Show!

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  8. Hays Symphony presents: Children's Concert: Creepy Classics

    October 31, 2021, 2:30 PM @ Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

    Featuring: Night on Bald Mountain, Hall of the Mountain King, music from Harry Potter, Psycho, & others. FREE Halloween bags given out the the first 250 to attend.

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Seasonal Events

  1. Annual Fall Cleanup

    October 20, 2021, All Day @ Thru out the city of Hays

    The annual alley cleanup is an opportunity to discard items that would not be picked up in the normal refuse collection. 2021 Fall Cleanup will begin on October 18th. Be sure to have your items out by 7:00 a.m. You may begin to set out your items out on October 1st.

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  2. Annual Fall Cleanup

    October 21, 2021, All Day @ Thru out the city of Hays

    The annual alley cleanup is an opportunity to discard items that would not be picked up in the normal refuse collection. 2021 Fall Cleanup will begin on October 18th. Be sure to have your items out by 7:00 a.m. You may begin to set out your items out on October 1st.

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  3. Annual Fall Cleanup

    October 22, 2021, All Day @ Thru out the city of Hays

    The annual alley cleanup is an opportunity to discard items that would not be picked up in the normal refuse collection. 2021 Fall Cleanup will begin on October 18th. Be sure to have your items out by 7:00 a.m. You may begin to set out your items out on October 1st.

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  4. Haunted Hays City Historic Tour*CANCELED*

    October 22, 2021, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @

    Hays Community Theatre

    Walk the haunted streets of Hays City with your ghostly guide. Your one-hour tour begins & ends at 121 E 8th.

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  5. Hays Haunted Hotel

    October 22, 2021, 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM @ 1108 Main St.

    The ZOMBIES have invaded...

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  6. 11th Annual Mutts & Monsters

    October 23, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Municipal Park

    Join us for our eleventh annual Mutts & Monsters, a 5k walk & run for dogs & humans & costume contest for humans.

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  7. Haunted Hays City Historic Tour*CANCELED*

    October 23, 2021, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @

    Hays Community Theatre

    Walk the haunted streets of Hays City with your ghostly guide. Your one-hour tour begins & ends at 121 E 8th.

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  8. Hays Haunted Hotel

    October 23, 2021, 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM @ 1108 Main St.

    The ZOMBIES have invaded...

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  9. Hays Haunted Hotel

    October 29, 2021, 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM @ 1108 Main St.

    The ZOMBIES have invaded...

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  10. Halloween Happenings at The Sternberg Museum

    October 30, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Sternberg Museum

    Join us! Come celebrate Halloween with our creepy crawly creatures. You will get to meet some animals, make crafts, & get some goodies! This event is designed around preschool & elementary-aged kids, but all are welcome!

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  11. Hays Haunted Hotel

    October 30, 2021, 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM @ 1108 Main St.

    The ZOMBIES have invaded...

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  12. "Graveside Conversations" at Historic Fort Hays

    October 30, 2021, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Historic Fort Hays

    Guided tour of the Fort Hays cemetery where you will meet some of its inhabitants from the days of Fort Hays. Through first person portrayals, visitors will learn how some of the people of Fort Hays lived & died.

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  13. Trick-R-Treating at Big Creek Crossing

    October 31, 2021, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Big Creek Crossing

    Come dress up, & say hi to all of your favorite stores! Kiddos can enjoy showing off their favorite costumes & get some goodies from our stores at Big Creek Crossing Shopping Mall! We can't wait to see you!

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Sports & Recreation

  1. TMP-Marian Mens Soccer vs. Hays

    October 21, 2021, 5:00 PM @ Bickle-Schmidt Sports Complex

    Go Monarchs!! Varsity.

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  2. FHSU Men's Soccer vs. Rogers State

    October 21, 2021, 6:30 PM @ FHSU Soccer Stadium

    Go TIGERS!!

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  3. FHSU Volleyball vs. Newman

    October 22, 2021, 6:00 PM @ Gross Memorial Coliseum

    Go Tigers!!

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  4. TMP-Marian Football vs. Lakin

    October 22, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Lewis Field Stadium

    Go Monarchs!! Varsity.

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  5. Walk with a Doc

    October 23, 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Fitness Trail - meet at Shelter House behind HaysMed

    Walk with a Provider from Convenient Care! This walk will be with Outpatient Physical Therapy.

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  6. FHSU Volleyball vs. Central Oklahoma

    October 23, 2021, 3:00 PM @ Gross Memorial Coliseum

    Go Tigers!!

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  7. FHSU Wrestling Black & Gold Scrimmage

    October 23, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Gross Memorial Coliseum

    Go TIGERS!!!

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  8. KSHSAA State Cross Country Class 1A-2A

    October 30, 2021, 10:00 AM @

    Victoria-Sand Plum Nature Trail

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  9. FHSU Football vs Emporia State

    October 30, 2021, 1:00 PM @ FHSU Lewis Field

    Come on out to cheer on the TIGERS!!

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  10. FHSU Women's Soccer vs. Washburn

    October 31, 2021, 1:00 PM @ FHSU Soccer Stadium

    Go TIGERS!! MIAA

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Theater & Arts

  1. Dubinsky Classical Music Series: Roman Rudnitsky, Piano

    October 21, 2021, 7:30 PM @ Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

    Guest pianist, Roman Rudnitsky was a prizewinner in ten international & national piano competitions, including 2nd Prize in the International Leventritt Compstition in New York(1865), which was the most prestigious international competition for pianists & violinists in the USA in those years.

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  2. FHSU Choir Concert

    October 22, 2021, 7:30 PM @ Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

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  3. Hays Arts Council: Wichita Children's Theatre Productions: Alice in Wonderland

    October 28, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

    Come in costume if you would like. Goodie bags for the youngsters.

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  4. FHSU Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art presents: Interior Design Student Association Exhibition

    October 29, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art

    Reception.

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