South Shore Weekend Events Saturday December 20th & Sunday December 21st

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The Last weekend before Christmas is here and there is so much to still do!  There are  Santa sighting, breakfast with Santa and so much more!  check out the Best  Christmas Lights South of Boston If you are starting your Christmas shopping make sure you check out the South Shore Christmas Holiday gift guide !! Remember to shop local

 

Check out the Christmas vacation guide and we are putting together all the New Year Eve celebrations as well

Make sure you subscribe to our updates to keep up to date on family events on the South Shore 

Saturday   December 20th  things to do 

Winter Indoor Playground at the Hingham Recreation Department (8:30 am)

Breakfast with Santa  at Knight of Columbus in Weymouth  9am 

Enchanted Village in Avon including a 3D Polar Express ride 10am

Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops Patriot Place  in Foxboro MA 10am

Fairy Christmas at the Hedge House Museum in Plymouth  10am-5:30pm

Santa Canvas Workshop at South Shore Pottery Shop Abington 10:30

 

Lunch with Santa! Saturdays at T.G.I.Fridays at Colony Place Plymouth 11am 

Holiday Zoobilee at    Buttonwood Zoo   in New Bedford MA (11:00 am)

Santa Visits Winter Skate at Patriot Place in Foxboro MA 11am-2pm

The Nutcracker Ballet presented by the Dance Workshop of Hanover at Whitman Hanson High school 

Meet Elza from Frozen game, food and more free admission in Weymouth 12-4pm

Free ice Skating at Whole Foods in Weymouth 12-6pm

Bricks 4 Kidz  Lego Contest at Simpson Spring Easton  12-1pm 

Santa & Mrs Claus  at Derby Street Shoppes 2014 in Hingham MA (12:00 pm)

Decorate Gingerbread House at South Shore Pottery Abington MA 1pm

Celtic Christimas Concert at the Scituate Town Library 2pm

 

Middleboro Festival of Lights 4-10pm 

La Salette shring North Attleboro  5pm

Kingston Luminary Holiday Celebration  6pm 

The Wonder of Christmas Holiday Lights & More in Brockton MA (6:00 pm)

Best Christmas Holiday Lights South of Boston 2014 (6:00 pm)

 

Sunday December 21st things to do 

Breakfast with Santa at Bass pro Shops Blue Fin Lounge restaurant Foxboro 9am  reservations needed 

Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops Patriot Place  in Foxboro MA 10am

Fairy Christmas at the Hedge House Museum in Plymouth  10am-5:30pm

Enchanted Village in Avon including a 3D Polar Express ride 11am

Holiday Zoobilee at    Buttonwood Zoo   in New Bedford MA (11:00 am)

Lunch with Santa  Sundays at Red Robin at Colony Place in Plymouth 11am 

 The Nutcracker Ballet presented by the Dance Workshop of Hanover

Santa & Mrs Claus  at Derby Street Shoppes 2014 in Hingham MA (12:00 pm)

John Muratore Christmas Concert at Hingham Public Library 3pm 

Middleboro Festival of Lights 4-10pm 

La Salette shring North Attleboro  5pm

The Wonder of Christmas Holiday Lights & More in Brockton MA (6:00 pm)

Best Christmas Holiday Lights South of Boston 2014 (6:00 pm)

 

New Years Eve celebrations and parties South of Boston 2014-15

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If you are looking to celebrate New Years eve South of Boston, here are some the bars, restaurants and comedy clubs that are having specials on   Wednesday  December 31,2014  We will continue to post as we hear about more.images

Kids and Family New Years Eve parties

Timber Lanes Bowling New Years Eve in Abington

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If you’ve got little ones at home, 5pm to 7pm is such a great time.  At 6:50pm we start the pretend “countdown to midnight”!  It’s not only a great time, it’s a great price….$32.95 per lane (up to 6 people)!  That includes use of bowling shoes, hats and noisemakers!  For everyone we still have our famous 8pm to Midnight!  For just $59.95 per lane, up to 6 people can bowl for the entire time and the price includes use of bowling shoes, hats and noisemakers!

Dave and Buster’s Braintree Family New Year’s Event

Dave and Buster’s Braintree will be hosting their 1st New Year’s Eve 2015 Celebration. The event will take place on December 31, 2013 and start at 5:00pm and end 8:00pm. The package includes and is priced at $29.99 per person: – Appetizer Buffet & Desserts – Unlimited Soft Drinks – $10 Power Card – Unlimited Simulator Play – Video Ball Drop and much

Old Colony YMCA New Years Eve Family Celebration

 

Join us as we ring in 2015 with a “Midnight” Noon Celebration!

 

Ring in 2015 at “MIDNIGHT” NOON with us, where kids & families of all ages can enjoy the ball drop before bedtime.

 

PLEASE JOIN US FROM 10AM-1PM FOR
FREE FESTIVE FUN FOR EVERYONE:

A Very Special Countdown & “Toast”

Raffles

Crafts

Music

Games & Activities

Tours & so much more!

Participating branches: Brockton Central, Easton, East Bridgewater, Middleboro, Stoughton, and Taunton. We hope to see you there!

 

Plymouth Library Family New Years Eve Celebration 

On Wednesday   December 31st, families are invited to a New Year’s Eve party from 11:30am to 1pm at the Main Library. Celebrate the New Year with a countdown to noon!

First Night Whitman MA

Whitman Massachusetts will once again be celebrating First Night, an outdoor New Years Eve Event. This event is for all ages so bring your children along and let’s celebrate! Whitman Center will be closed to traffic starting at 7PM on 12/31/14  Performances begin at 8:30pm with fireworks at midnight.

 

New Years Eve Pubs, Dinning and Clubs  Events South of Boston

 Orta Pembroke 

NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER  Tuesday December 31, 2013 $75.00 per person  Complimentary prosecco toast! Make your reservations

New Years  Eve at Alba Quincy

New Year’s Eve is a time for celebration with family & friends. Make this New Year’s Eve one to remember, ring in the New Year with us. We look forward to seeing you. Cheers! $25 for 3 Courses  New Year’s Eve at ALBA

New Years Eve @ Moseley’s on the Charles in Dedham

$35 in advance, $40 at the Door, $60.00 a couple Discounted tables $300.00. $50 VIP includes Hot Buffet in the VIP RoomFor tickets online at www.classactentertainment.net/events.html -Meet Boston’s mature and upscale crowd – DJ Mysquie spinning Pop,R&B – Premium bars with an exclusive VIP access for VIP ticket holders- Midnight countdown – Free Champagne toast at midnightProper Dress A Must!

Johnny Bluehorn & The Caretakers New Years Eve Bash

Nantasket Beach Resort  Hull, MA

The Nantasket Beach Resort has teamed up with some amazing musical talent to produce a New Years Eve Bash, that will satisfy your appetite for amazing food, spectacular entertainment and that desire to just dance the night away into 2014! Johnny Blue Horn and the Caretakers will blow the roof off the house with an evening filled with a soulful repertoire of music by a variety of artists.

JOHNNY Blue Horn has entertained countless fans of music in Boston and the Northeast region for more than twenty-five years. He has since become a double-barreled performer as both a trumpeter and vocalist encompassing a varied range of musical styles, from gritty Memphis R&B to rhythmic New Orleans second-line jazz; from swinging’ Kansas City blues to heartfelt ’70′s soul.  Hotel packages available

 

Mockingbird Restaurant – East Bridgewater new Year eve dance party

We are taking dinner reservations for New Years Eve for parties of 4 or more in the main restaurant. We will be offering a limited dinner menu.

New Years Eve in the Miraval Ballroom for Dessert and Dancing

Join us from 9pm to Midnight our ballroom. Party and Dance the evening with DJ Chris and Enjoy a Dessert buffet. Cash Bar Service $20.00 per person for advance tickets and $25.00 p.p. at the door

 Kings Dedham  

Looking for something FUN to do the afternoon of New Year’s Eve!?! Kings is offering Lane Packages for Families & Friends from 11:30AM – 8PM!

Pick Your Package Choice:
Family NYE Lane Reservation – Includes Sparkling Cider Toast
Adult NYE Lane Reservation – Includes Champagne Toast
Priority Lane Dinner Reservation – SKIP the Bowling Wait List (Click to see our Dinner Specials!)

 

Home Ice Sports Bar Quincy  New Year Eve Party

New years eve party! Home ice sports bar Quincy, ma Wednesday night December 31th, 2014 come one come all to home ice sports bar – this sports bar is noted as the “only” full hockey themed bar in Massachusetts. 35 Washington street Quincy. (across from Thomas crane public library, and beside the post office) we are hosting karaoke queen dj gail trull. There will be drink specials, dancing, menu specials, free small buffet, hats, noise makers, and champagne toast at midnight with giveaways, and prizes.
There are 11 big screen tv’s. Everything kicks off at 8 pm, runs until 12:45 am. Come on down!! It’s a great place for a meet and greet! This will be the place to be that night!!
$10 cover charge.

Boston’s New Year’s Eve All-Access Party Pass at Hard Rock Cafe 

Downtown Boston is sure to be hopping on New Year’s Eve, and you don’t want to miss a minute of the action. With this all-access pass from the experts at PubCrawls.com, you’ll be able to experience the excitement at several of the city’s coolest hot spots, without having to pay a cover. You’ll start out at Hard Rock Boston and pick up a map to the participating bars, pubs and clubs, all offering great DJ dancing, drink specials and a prime spot for the midnight countdown to 2015.

NYE Concert by Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra: Classic Rock Hits From the ’60s & ’70s

Why ring in the new year when you can rock into it? For those who can’t get enough of The Who, David Bowie, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin and Queen, you won’t get closer to the anthemic rock experience than seeing and hearing the Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra. The U.R.O. is a Boston-based group of 12 singers and instrumentalists who’ve committed to bringing the best of classic rock to life -

 

Ring in 2015 With the Boston Pops: Music, Dancing & NYE Merriment

Dance the night away to the world-famous Boston Pops Swing Orchestra and kick off 2015 with a bang. An elegant and fun way to ring in the new year, this concert features swingin’ music from the Boston Pops under the baton of bandleader extraordinaire Bo Winiker.

 

 

Day 964 Kingston Luminary Festivities 2014

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The Kingston  Luminary Festivities will be held on Saturday December 20th  from 6-8pm  at the Recreation Department in the Reed Community Building.  This is a great holiday celebration.  image002_0

Come listen to music performances by great entertainers and other artistic groups.  Lindsay Straw’s  performance will be from 6:45-7:45. There will be cookies, hot beverages, and a performance by the local choir as well.   Get warm with cider and hot chocolate, and help us decorate the giving tree by bringing hats, scarves, mittens, or gloves to hang on the tree. Items will be donated to Pilgrims Hope, a local family shelter. Kids can enjoy various craft stations in the lower hall at 6:30pm.

 

Reed Community House Building – Auditorium
33A Summer Street Kingston, MA 02364

Christmas December School Vacation Week things to do South of Boston 2014

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December School vacation  2014  is fast approaching.  If you’re looking for something to occupy the kids after the craziness of Christmas holiday   settles down, check out these South Shore  events and activities. We will update as we hear about new events! Join us on our Facebook page as well  for updates. TM8akM1387280768-300x202

Ongoing events

 Ice Skating South of Boston 

Sledding South of Boston Maybe we will have snow!

Carousel Skate in Whitman and Fairhaven   Daily open session 2-4:30pm starting 12/22 – Christmas Eve 11-1:30pm

Enchanted Village at Jordan’s Furniture in Avon,                   .  

Monday–Saturday 10am–9pm, Sunday 11am–6pm. thru January 4, 2015. Closed on Christmas day

Edaville Railroad Festival of Lights  Open daily except for Christmas day until January 1st 

Timberlane’s Abington   $24 for Two Hours of Candlepin Bowling for Six

Viking recreation center East Bridgewater   $19 for Two Hours of Bowling With Shoe Rental for Up to Six

Kidssport Stoughton      Five Open-Play Admissions with Option of Bowling and Plaster Painting at Kidsports

Jungle Jake’s Play and Party Open Play Hours Pembroke 

Song of Music Sing along event 

 Blue Man Group Discount tickets available over vacation week

Monday December 22nd

Kids Mixed Media Workshop  at Claychick  Plymouth  12-2pm

 

Tuesday December 23rd

Secret Santa Workshop at Claychick Plymouth   12-4pm

Polar Express Storytime and Acitivy at the Whitman Public Library 3pm  

 

Wednesday December 24th

Barnes & Noble Christmas Story Time in Hingam 10:30am

 

Thursday December 25th

Merry Christmas to you and your family

Friday December 26th

Friday Flicks  Patriot Place, Foxboro 12pm

Sparky Puppets Snowy Tales  at Hanson Public Library  2pm

 

 

Saturday December 27th

Bubbleology at South Shore Natural Science Center – 3 shows 11am, 1pm and 3pm

Olaf Canvas Workshop at South Shore Pottery Shop in Abington  1pm

 

Sunday December 28th

Elsa & Anna  Princess Party at South Shore pottery Abington  1-3pm MAY SELL OUT

 

Monday December 29th

Hibernation Pajama Party at South Shore Natural Science Center 10am

Panda Mirror Plate at South Shore Potter y  Abington   11am

Reptile Show at the South Shore Children’s Museum Hanover MA 1pm

Family Film: Maleficent at Whitman Public Library 2pm

Penguin Plate at South Shore Pottery Abington 2pm

 

Tuesday December 30th

Maker Day at South Shore Natural Science Center 10am

Snow Pal Canvas at South Shore Pottery  at 11am

Snowman plate  at South Shore Pottery 2pm

 Disney’s Elsa and Anna star in childrens movie at Thayer Public Library in Braintree 2:15pm

Wednesday December 31st

New Years Eve Bash at Kidz Wurld in Attleboro 10:30am

New Years Day January 1st

 

Friday January 2nd 

Minion character visit at Kidz Wurld in Attleboro 10:30

 

 

Day 963 Middleborough Festival of Lights at KOA Campgrounds 2014

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The Middleborough Tourism Committee will be hosting the  1st Annual Middleborough Festival of Light sfrom Friday   December 19th through Sunday  21st from 4pm to 10pm daily at the Boston/Cape Cod KOA Campground in Middleboro MA. This is a great opportunity to enjoy the Christmas spirit!!

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You   will be able to drive through the KOA and enjoy hundreds of thousands of lights for just $1 a car load. Get your picture taken with either Santa (5pm-9pm daily) or The Grinch (7pm-9pm daily). Refreshments will include Hot Chocolate or Cider provided by Ella’s Lemonade and Cookies by Battistini’s Bakery. Before you leave, don’t forget to pick up your commemorative Festival of Lights ornament!  The Festival of Lights is being sponsored by  Rockland Trust Bank.

Boston/Cape Cod KOA
438 Plymouth Street
02346 Middleborough, MA -

 

South Shore Weekend Events Saturday December 13th and Sunday December 14th

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There is so much going on over this  December weekend!! , Santa sighting, breakfast with Santa and so much more! Check out the whole list calendar of South of Boston Christmas events here  and check out the Best  Christmas Lights South of Boston If you are starting your Christmas shopping make sure you check out the South Shore Christmas Holiday gift guide !! Remember to shop local

Make sure you subscribe to our updates to keep up to date on family events on the South Shore 

Get discount tickets to

Disney On Ice: Worlds of Fantasy — A Skating Spectacular

Boston Pops Home Alone : Classic Holiday Movie With Live Orchestral Score

Saturday December 13th  Things to do 

Breakfast with Santa at Whitman Hanson High School  8am-11am

 Winter Indoor Playground at the Hingham Recreation Department (8:30 am)

Breakfast with Santa Halifax PTO 8:30-11AM

Pick or Cut your Own Christmas Tree Farms South of Boston (9:00 am)

Breakfast with Santa at   Bethoney’s Cafe  in  Manomet 9am-1pm

 Breakfast with Santa at Dave & Buster in Braintree 9am-11am

Polar Express free movie showing at Weymouth Cameo 10am 

 Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops Patriot Place 2014 in Foxboro MA (10:00 am)

Lowes Build and Grow Clinics for Kids South of Boston (10:00 am)

Enchanted Village in Avon including a 3D Polar Express ride 10am

Kids Club  at Michaels  10am
Furnace Brook Middle School Holiday Vendor Fair 10am-3pm

Holiday Zoobilee at    Buttonwood Zoo   in New Bedford MA (11:00 am)

 Old Fashion Sing a long with Mrs Claus at Simpson Springs in Eastn 11am-12pm

Gingerbread House Decorating at the Quarry House in Hingham   advance purchased needed  2 sessions 10am and 12pm 

Fairy Christmas at the Hedge House Museum in Plymouth  10am-5:30pm

Lunch with Santa! Saturdays at T.G.I.Fridays at Colony Place Plymouth 11am 

STAR December Adoption Event & Pet Photos in North Weymouth MA (11:00 am)

A Visit from Flying Santa at Hull Life Saving Museum 11am

Santa & Mrs Claus  at Derby Street Shoppes 2014 in Hingham MA (12:00 pm)

Christmas at King Caesar House Tour Duxbury  12-4pm

 

Santa’s Mistake Book signing and reading at Storybrook cove in Hanover Mall 1-3pm

 

Edvaville RailRoad Festival of Lights and Polar Express  Carver MA 2pm

Holiday Pops at the Plymouth Philharmonic  3PM & 8PM SHOW

 

Christmas in Columbian Square  Weymouth 4-7pm 

Holidays in Halifax 4-8pm

Cohasset Holiday Stroll 4-7pm 

 

The Christmas House Musical at Plymouth Community Theatre 4pm &  8pm

Dinner with Santa at the Brant Rock Hop  5-7pm  Reservations needed!! 

The Nutcracker at the  Braintree Ballet

The Nutracker at  South Shore Ballet Company Hingham 

Dance Dimension Holiday Showcase 5pm 

 La Salette Christmas Light Display in Attleboro MA (5:00 pm)

A Christmas Carol at Massasoit  in Brockton  8pm 

 

ChristmasTime: Cast of 200 Star in Musical Holiday Extravaganza

Handel’s Messiah: Boston Baroque’s Grammy-Nominated Holiday Classic

Sunday December 14 th things to do 

 

 

Breakfast with Santa at Bass pro Shops Blue Fin Lounge restaurant Foxboro 9am  reservations needed 

Breakfast with Santa at the Independence Mall Kingston  9am 

Breakfast with Santa at Plimoth Plantation 10AM reservations needed

Gingerbread House Decorating at the Quarry House in Hingham   advance purchased needed  2 sessions 10am and 12pm

Brunch with Santa at Atlantica in Cohassett 10am-2pm    

Fairy Christmas at the Hedge House Museum in Plymouth  10am-5:30pm

Holiday Zoobilee at    Buttonwood Zoo   in New Bedford MA (11:00 am)

Enchanted Village in Avon including a 3D Polar Express ride 11am

STAR Santa Pet Photos 2014 in Hull MA (11:00 am)

Holiday Farmers’ Market at the South Shore Natural Science Center Norwell 11-4pm

 JLJ Healing & Wellness Center Holiday Fair  Cohasset  11-4pm 

Santa & Mrs Claus  at Derby Street Shoppes 2014 in Hingham MA (12:00 pm)

Sunday Brunch with Santa  at the Irish Cultural Festival 12-2:30pm

Lunch with Santa  Sundays at Red Robin at Colony Place in Plymouth 11am 

Christmas at King Caesar House Tour Duxbury  12-4pm

Edvaville RailRoad Festival of Lights and Polar Express  Carver MA 2pm

The Nutcracker at the Braintree Ballet

The Nutracker at  South Shore Ballet Company Hingham 

Roller  Skating with Santa in Whitman Ma 2-4:30pm 

A Christmas Carol at Massasoit  in Brockton  3pm 

Holiday Pops at the Plymouth Philharmonic  3PM  

 The Robbins House in Avon MA Holiday Open House  4-7pm

The Christmas House Musical at Plymouth Community Theatre 4pm

La Salette Christmas Light Display in Attleboro MA (5:00 pm)

 

ChristmasTime: Cast of 200 Star in Musical Holiday Extravaganza

 

Day 962 Cohasset Village Holiday Stroll 2014

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The Annual Cohasset Village Holiday Stroll will be held on Saturday December 13th from 4  to  7pm.   The village and the Rt 3A Business District will be alive  with the spirit of the Christmas  holiday season.10834104_10152796702033046_1321140729_n

The  afternoon begins with treats, open houses and giveaways along the Route 3A businesses. Later, village storefronts are festively decorated with white lights and wreaths adorned with starfish and cranberry bows. The “Grand Procession” kicks off the festivities, choreographed by Lisa Lynch of Ports, and accompanied by a carillon concert played by Mary Kennedy. Santa Claus leads the parade on Glenn Pratt’s antique fire truck, followed by sled dogs,a hayride, an antique beach buggy, carollers, bell ringers, holiday characters, and “hats on parade,”. The procession ends up in front of the hardware store for the lighting of the tree and some holiday music.

Merchants open their doors and treated visitors to refreshments, chowder, cocoa, cider, beef stew, hot dogs, s’mores and other culinary delights.

 

Day 961 The Christmas House Musical at Plymouth Community Theatre

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The Plymouth Community Theatre will be performing The Christmas House at the The Spire Center for the Performing Arts for 4 shows Friday December 12th, Saturday December 13th and Sunday December 14th.
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Relive the many Christmas holiday stories and family celebrations experienced byThe Christmas House since 1788. Listen as this old house remembers Christmases past
and enjoy traditional holiday carols, as well as original music composed by Marianne Withington, sung by the cast and chorus.

Showtimes:
Friday December 12 at 8pm
Saturday December 13 at 4pm AND 8pm
Sunday December 14 at 4pm

All performances at
The Spire Center for the Performing Arts  25 1/2 Court Street, Plymouth

Tickets:
$20 / $18 students and seniors
Doors open 30 minutes before show time.
All seating is general admission; first come, first served. buy tickets online 

Day 960 Holidays in Halifax 2014

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Holidays in Halifax  will be held on Saturday December 13th from 4-8pm at location in the center of town.   There will be plenty of Christmas fun on this Saturday evening!

They will be having  Christmas musical performances, an stroll through historical buildings, a hayrides from Billingsworth Farm , bouncy houses, Santa,  Pictures with Elsa and Ana.  and we end the night with fireworks.

Here are the schedule of events!!

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Day 959 Christmas in Columbian Square South Weymouth 2014

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The Columbian Square’s Annual Christmas in the Square Holiday Stroll will be on Saturday December 13th from 4pm -7pm in South Weymouth. This wonderful  Christmas Holiday Celebration will be here before we know it!  Christmas in Columbian Square South Weymouth 2014

This is a fabulous, fun, family event where all of the businesses in the Colombian Square area open their doors ~ offering all sorts of refreshments, activities, raffles, giveaways, and so much more – visit Santa the Fogg Library  and a Square-wide scavenger hunt!  This is a wonderful  Christmas tradition for your family.

 

Join us here at Bailey’s on Dec 13th during the Christmas in Columbian Square Event when we welcome Bob Hyldburg Jr.!!!

Once again Bob will be signing copies of his TOTAL PATRIOTS book!!! Chatting with Bob is ALWAYS a lot of fun! 

Bob Hyldburg is the Patriots historian, an NFL photographer for Patriots home games, and a loyal Patriots fan since 1968.

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