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  1. Calendar Overlay City Meeting Notices (10)
  2. Calendar Overlay Library Adult Programs (7)
  3. Calendar Overlay Library Children Programs (23)
  4. Calendar Overlay On Stage @ APL (3)
  5. Calendar Overlay Parks & Recreation - Main (4)
  6. Calendar Overlay Programs and Community Events (3)

City Meeting Notices

  1. Parks and Recreation Board

    June 8, 2020, 7:00 PM @ Community Room

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  2. City Council Workshop

    June 9, 2020, 6:00 PM @ Allen City Hall - Council Conference Room

    The Workshop is held in the Council Conference Room in Allen City Hall.

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  3. City Council Regular

    June 9, 2020, 7:00 PM @ Allen City Hall - Council Chambers

    The Regular Meeting is held in the Council Chambers in Allen City Hall.

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  4. Community Development Corporation

    June 15, 2020, 7:00 PM @ Allen City Hall - Council Conference Room

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  5. Public Art Committee

    June 16, 2020, 6:00 PM @ Parks & Recreation Administrative Offices

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  6. Keep Allen Beautiful Board

    June 16, 2020, 6:30 PM @ Allen City Hall

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  7. Planning and Zoning Commission

    June 16, 2020, 7:00 PM @ Allen City Hall - Council Chambers

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  8. Economic Development Corporation

    June 17, 2020, 6:00 PM @ One Bethany East

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  9. City Council Workshop

    June 23, 2020, 6:00 PM @ Allen City Hall - Council Conference Room

    The Workshop is held in the Council Conference Room in Allen City Hall.

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  10. City Council Regular

    June 23, 2020, 7:00 PM @ Allen City Hall - Council Chambers

    The Regular Meeting is held in the Council Chambers in Allen City Hall.

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Library Adult Programs

  1. Virtual Teen/Adult Activity: The Arts @ APL - Learn to Knit

    June 9, 2020, 4:00 PM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Learn to knit by making a basic kitchen dishcloth. Sign up for the corresponding Take & Make kit to get the supplies to complete this activity at home. Sponsored by the Friends of the Allen Public Library. Recommended for teens and adults, ages 12 and up.

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  2. Virtual Adult Activity: Trivia

    June 11, 2020, 4:00 PM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Let's get trivial! Play along from home. Recommended for adults, ages 18 and up.

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  3. Virtual Adult Activity: Let's Talk Dewey - Author Bill Bryson

    June 16, 2020, 4:00 PM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Join librarians Abby and Stephan for a discussion of books by nonfiction author Bill Bryson. Recommended for adults, ages 18 and up.

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  4. Virtual Activity: DIY Duct Tape Flower Pens

    June 18, 2020, 3:00 PM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Learn how to decorate pens with flowers made from duct tape. Recommended for ages 9 and up. No registration is required to participate in these online programs. No take & make kits will be offered to supplement these activities.

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  5. Virtual Teen/Adult Activity: The Arts @ APL - Crocheted Coasters

    June 23, 2020, 4:00 PM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Crochet a set of coasters! We will explore both square and round shapes. This is a confident beginner to advanced beginner level project. Basic crochet skills will not be taught. Sign up for the corresponding Take & Make kit to get the supplies to complete this activity at home. Sponsored by the Friends of the Allen Public Library. Recommended for teens and adults, ages 12 and up.

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  6. Virtual Adult Activity: Living Intently: Health, Wealth and Happiness

    June 25, 2020, 4:00 PM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    A doctor, financial counselor and a psychologist discuss what it mans to live with intent. Presented by Shahmeen Khan. Recommended for adults, ages 18 and up.

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  7. Virtual Adult Activity: Armchair Travelers Visit San Diego

    June 30, 2020, 4:00 PM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Join Senior Librarian Cindy DeBoer as she shares stories and pictures from her trip to San Diego, California. Enjoy the beach at the famous Coronado Island and visit the world-class San Diego Zoo! Recommended for adults, ages 18 and up.

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Library Children Programs

  1. Virtual STEAM Story Time: Stack the Cats

    June 5, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:25 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Recommended for children ages 3 - 5 with supervision from their caregivers. No registration is required to participate in these online programs. All programs will be available on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) or the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCityTV).

    Learn about stacking and engineering during this STEAM story time. If you register to pick up this week's preschool take and make, it is related to our virtual program!

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  2. Virtual Story Time

    June 8, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Join us on our Facebook page for virtual story times. We will read, sing and dance while highlighting the importance of early literacy practices to build pre-reading skills. No registration required. The virtual summer story time session will run Monday, June 1 – Thursday, July 30.

    • Monday 10:15 – Together Time
    • Tuesday 10:15 – Fun Ones & Twos
    • Wednesday 10:15 – Baby & Me
    • Thursday 10:15 – Family Time

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  3. Virtual Story Time

    June 9, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Join us on our Facebook page for virtual story times. We will read, sing and dance while highlighting the importance of early literacy practices to build pre-reading skills. No registration required. The virtual summer story time session will run Monday, June 1 – Thursday, July 30.

    • Monday 10:15 – Together Time
    • Tuesday 10:15 – Fun Ones & Twos
    • Wednesday 10:15 – Baby & Me
    • Thursday 10:15 – Family Time

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  4. Virtual Story Time

    June 10, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Join us on our Facebook page for virtual story times. We will read, sing and dance while highlighting the importance of early literacy practices to build pre-reading skills. No registration required. The virtual summer story time session will run Monday, June 1 – Thursday, July 30.

    • Monday 10:15 – Together Time
    • Tuesday 10:15 – Fun Ones & Twos
    • Wednesday 10:15 – Baby & Me
    • Thursday 10:15 – Family Time

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  5. Virtual Family Show: James Wand's Secret Agent Magic Show

    June 10, 2020, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Recommended for children entering Kindergarten through 6th grade and their families. This summer we are bringing the family shows to you.

    Presented on the Library's Facebook page (@allenpubliclibrary). No registration is required for this show. Enjoy exciting magic and hilarious tales from the top-secret adventures of Secret Agent James Wand.

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  6. Virtual Story Time

    June 11, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Join us on our Facebook page for virtual story times. We will read, sing and dance while highlighting the importance of early literacy practices to build pre-reading skills. No registration required. The virtual summer story time session will run Monday, June 1 – Thursday, July 30.

    • Monday 10:15 – Together Time
    • Tuesday 10:15 – Fun Ones & Twos
    • Wednesday 10:15 – Baby & Me
    • Thursday 10:15 – Family Time

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  7. Virtual Puppet Show: The Three Little Pigs

    June 12, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:25 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Recommended for children ages 3 - 5 with supervision from their caregivers. No registration is required to participate in these online programs. All programs will be available on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) or the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCityTV).

    Enjoy the classic tale of the three little pigs. If you register to pick up this week's preschool take and make, it is related to our virtual program!

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  8. Virtual Story Time

    June 15, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Join us on our Facebook page for virtual story times. We will read, sing and dance while highlighting the importance of early literacy practices to build pre-reading skills. No registration required. The virtual summer story time session will run Monday, June 1 – Thursday, July 30.

    • Monday 10:15 – Together Time
    • Tuesday 10:15 – Fun Ones & Twos
    • Wednesday 10:15 – Baby & Me
    • Thursday 10:15 – Family Time

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  9. Virtual Story Time

    June 16, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Join us on our Facebook page for virtual story times. We will read, sing and dance while highlighting the importance of early literacy practices to build pre-reading skills. No registration required. The virtual summer story time session will run Monday, June 1 – Thursday, July 30.

    • Monday 10:15 – Together Time
    • Tuesday 10:15 – Fun Ones & Twos
    • Wednesday 10:15 – Baby & Me
    • Thursday 10:15 – Family Time

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  10. Virtual Tween Program: How to Draw Kawaii-style

    June 16, 2020, 3:00 PM - 3:15 PM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    These virtual activities are recommended for children entering 4th - 6th grade. No registration is required to participate in these online programs. All programs will be available on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCityTV).

    Join us on Facebook to learn how to draw cute Kawaii characters.

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  11. Virtual Story Time

    June 17, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Join us on our Facebook page for virtual story times. We will read, sing and dance while highlighting the importance of early literacy practices to build pre-reading skills. No registration required. The virtual summer story time session will run Monday, June 1 – Thursday, July 30.

    • Monday 10:15 – Together Time
    • Tuesday 10:15 – Fun Ones & Twos
    • Wednesday 10:15 – Baby & Me
    • Thursday 10:15 – Family Time

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  12. Virtual Family Show: Blackland Prairie Raptors

    June 17, 2020, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Recommended for children entering Kindergarten through 6th grade and their families. This summer we are bringing the family shows to you.

    Presented on the Library's Facebook page (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCityTV). Learn about birds of prey, including owls, hawks and falcons with this introduction into the world of raptors.

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  13. Virtual Story Time

    June 18, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Join us on our Facebook page for virtual story times. We will read, sing and dance while highlighting the importance of early literacy practices to build pre-reading skills. No registration required. The virtual summer story time session will run Monday, June 1 – Thursday, July 30.

    • Monday 10:15 – Together Time
    • Tuesday 10:15 – Fun Ones & Twos
    • Wednesday 10:15 – Baby & Me
    • Thursday 10:15 – Family Time

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  14. Virtual Program: Boredom Busters

    June 19, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:25 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Recommended for children ages 3 - 5 with supervision from their caregivers. No registration is required to participate in these online programs. All programs will be available on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) or the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCityTV).

    We'll show you creative ways to stay busy and alleviate boredom while indoors this summer. If you register to pick up this week's preschool take and make, it is related to our virtual program!

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  15. Virtual Story Time

    June 22, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Join us on our Facebook page for virtual story times. We will read, sing and dance while highlighting the importance of early literacy practices to build pre-reading skills. No registration required. The virtual summer story time session will run Monday, June 1 – Thursday, July 30.

    • Monday 10:15 – Together Time
    • Tuesday 10:15 – Fun Ones & Twos
    • Wednesday 10:15 – Baby & Me
    • Thursday 10:15 – Family Time

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  16. Virtual Story Time

    June 23, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Join us on our Facebook page for virtual story times. We will read, sing and dance while highlighting the importance of early literacy practices to build pre-reading skills. No registration required. The virtual summer story time session will run Monday, June 1 – Thursday, July 30.

    • Monday 10:15 – Together Time
    • Tuesday 10:15 – Fun Ones & Twos
    • Wednesday 10:15 – Baby & Me
    • Thursday 10:15 – Family Time

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  17. Virtual Story Time

    June 24, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Join us on our Facebook page for virtual story times. We will read, sing and dance while highlighting the importance of early literacy practices to build pre-reading skills. No registration required. The virtual summer story time session will run Monday, June 1 – Thursday, July 30.

    • Monday 10:15 – Together Time
    • Tuesday 10:15 – Fun Ones & Twos
    • Wednesday 10:15 – Baby & Me
    • Thursday 10:15 – Family Time

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  18. Virtual Family Show: Critterman's Rainforest Jewels

    June 24, 2020, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary)

    Recommended for children entering Kindergarten through 6th grade and their families. This summer we are bringing the family shows to you.

    Explore the incredible diversity of New and Old World Rain Forests. Discover how and why so many animals make their homes high in the canopy of the trees.

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  19. Virtual Story Time

    June 25, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Join us on our Facebook page for virtual story times. We will read, sing and dance while highlighting the importance of early literacy practices to build pre-reading skills. No registration required. The virtual summer story time session will run Monday, June 1 – Thursday, July 30.

    • Monday 10:15 – Together Time
    • Tuesday 10:15 – Fun Ones & Twos
    • Wednesday 10:15 – Baby & Me
    • Thursday 10:15 – Family Time

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  20. Virtual Program: Mindfulness for Kids

    June 26, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:25 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Recommended for children ages 3 - 5 with supervision from their caregivers. No registration is required to participate in these online programs. All programs will be available on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) or the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCityTV).

    Explore mindfulness by learning easy ways to breathe and be present. If you register to pick up this week's preschool take and make, it is related to our virtual program!

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  21. Virtual Story Time

    June 29, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Join us on our Facebook page for virtual story times. We will read, sing and dance while highlighting the importance of early literacy practices to build pre-reading skills. No registration required. The virtual summer story time session will run Monday, June 1 – Thursday, July 30.

    • Monday 10:15 – Together Time
    • Tuesday 10:15 – Fun Ones & Twos
    • Wednesday 10:15 – Baby & Me
    • Thursday 10:15 – Family Time

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  22. Virtual Story Time

    June 30, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    Join us on our Facebook page for virtual story times. We will read, sing and dance while highlighting the importance of early literacy practices to build pre-reading skills. No registration required. The virtual summer story time session will run Monday, June 1 – Thursday, July 30.

    • Monday 10:15 – Together Time
    • Tuesday 10:15 – Fun Ones & Twos
    • Wednesday 10:15 – Baby & Me
    • Thursday 10:15 – Family Time

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  23. Virtual Tween Program: Escape Room

    June 30, 2020, 3:00 PM - 3:15 PM @ Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCity TV)

    These virtual activities are recommended for children entering 4th - 6th grade. No registration is required to participate in these online programs. All programs will be available on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) and the City of Allen's YouTube channel (@AllenCityTV).

    Watch a short video and then try to break out of our virtual escape room! Register to pick up this week's tween take and make - it is related to our virtual program!

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On Stage @ APL

  1. Blackland Prairie Raptor Center

    June 17, 2020, 2:30 PM @ Watch on the Allen Public Library's Facebook page (@allenpubliclibrary) or AllenCity TV's YouTube channel (@AllenCityTV).

    Join us for a live virtural up-close experience with the Blackland Prairie Raptor Center. Learn more about birds of prey, including owls, hawks and falcons. This show is especially for families with elementary age children. Submit your questions to be answered by the presenters to us via emails at liveonstage@cityofallen.org or through the Library's Facebook page. No registration is required to participate.

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  2. Living Intently: Health, Wealth and Happiness

    June 25, 2020, 4:00 PM @ Watch it on Facebook (@allenpubliclibrary) or AllenCityTV's YouTube channel (@AllenCityTV).

    A doctor, financial counselor and a psychologist discuss what it means to live with intent. Presented by Dr. Shahan Chowdhury, Board Certified Physician, Heena Khan, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Shahmeen Khan, Certified Financial Coach. No registration required to participate. Recommended for ages 18 and up.

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  3. The Mayflower and Plymouth Colony

    June 25, 2020, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Watch LIVE: https://allentx.swagit.com/live/

    Listen to a live virtual program presented by Judie Allen and Captain James Battles, USN about the passengers of the Mayflower. Ms. Allen and Captain Battles are direct descendants of Mayflower passengers. This year marks the 400th anniversary of Mayflower's sailing to America and the founding of Plymouth Colony. The audience can submit questions until 8:30 p.m., June 25 to liveonstage@cityofallen.org.

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Parks & Recreation - Main

  1. Summer Sounds CANCELED

    June 8, 2020, All Day

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  2. Summer Sounds CANCELED

    June 15, 2020, All Day

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  3. Summer Sounds CANCELED

    June 22, 2020, All Day

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  4. Market Street Allen USA Celebration CANCELED

    June 26, 2020, All Day

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Programs and Community Events

  1. Allen's Community Theatre presents Dark Night Play House

    June 5, 2020, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Allen's Community Theatre

    Dark Night Players bring you random acts of theatre with each new Dark Night Play House. Acts typically have a PG-13 rating. In addition, audience members will have the chance to win prizes throughout the night.

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  2. Community CPR Class

    June 20, 2020, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Community Room

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  3. Stop the Bleed Class

    June 30, 2020, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Room

    Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma. You will learn the various ways to control bleeding, whether you only have your two hands to use or a full trauma first aid kit available to you.

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