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Are you looking for free things to do in New York City (NYC) on September 25, 2021?

52 free events take place on Saturday, September 25 in New York City. Don't miss the opportunities that only New York provides! Exciting, high quality, unique and off the beaten path free events and free things to do take place in New York today, tonight, tomorrow and each day of the year, any time of the day: whether it's a weekday or a weekend, day or night, morning or evening or afternoon, December or July, April or November! These events will take your breath away!

New York City (NYC) never ceases to amaze you with quantity and quality of its free culture and free entertainment. Check out September 25 and see for yourself. Summer or Winter, Spring or Fall! Just click on any day of the calendar above and you'll find most inspiring and entertaining free events to go to and free things to do on each day of September . Don't miss the opportunities that only New York provides!

Some events take place all year long: same day of the week, same time there are there for you to take advantage of. One of the oldest free weekly events in Manhattan is Dixieland Jazz with the Gotham Jazzmen, which happen at noon every Tuesday. Another example of an event that you can attend all year round on weekdays is Federal Reserve Bank Tour, which takes place every week day at 1 pm (but advanced reservations are required). You can take at least 13 free tours every day of the year, except the New Year Day, July 4th, and the Christmas Day. If you are classical music afficionado, you can spend whole day in New York going from one free classical concert to another. If you love theater, then New York gives you an option to attend plays and musicals free of charge, or at deep discount. You just need to have information about it. And we are here to make that information available to you.
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52 free things to do in New York City (NYC) on Saturday, September 25, 2021

All events are free unless otherwise noted.
        

Fair | Flea Market: Antiques, Vintage Goods, Food Vendors


Search for hidden gems as you browse antiques, vintage goods, architectural salvage and collectibles. There is also a selection of food vendors and a bar. The fair takes place rain or shine, each Sat and Sun 8 am - 5 pm.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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8:00 am
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Workshop | Garden Yoga Class


Bring your own mat.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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9:00 am
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Workshop | Pilates


These classes improve flexibility and build strength, while remaining low-impact. Open to all fitness levels. Saturdays, June 19-October 2, 2021.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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9:00 am
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Workshop | Drawing Class (online)


Explore meditation and healing while creating a tactile drawing using tape, taking inspiration from a monumental mural of the Buddha of medicine. Grab a pencil, an eraser, and some masking tape to get started.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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10:00 am
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Workshop | Kayaking


Glide along the water while kayaking this summer! All levels are welcome. Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present. Saturdays, June 5-September 25, 2021
   New York City, NY; NYC
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10:00 am
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Dance Lesson | Moves with Limón Dance


Experience the joy of movement and dance. Led by dancers from the world-renowned Limón Dance Company, this modern dance class is open to all levels and ages. Revel in the joy of dance! Saturdays, July 10-September 25, 2021.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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10:00 am
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Dance Lesson | Moves with Limon Dance


Experience the joy of movement and dance. Led by dancers from the world-renowned Limon Dance Company, this modern dance class is open to all levels and ages. Revel in the joy of dance.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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10:00 am
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Fair | Waterfront Market: Music, Food, Antiques, Clothing, Roller Skating


The market offers food, shopping, family-friendly activities and entertainment: music, accessories, clothing, jewelry, pet supplies, beauty products, pottery and much more. Every Sat and Sun, 10 am - 6 pm.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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10:00 am
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Concert | Daylong Festival of Songwriters


Dozens of songwriters will provide a musical "exchange" in the garden.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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10:30 am
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Workshop | Dance Fitness Class


A free dance fitness class. This class is good for participants of all fitness levels. Saturdays, July 3-October 16, 2021
   New York City, NY; NYC
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11:00 am
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Museums | Historic 1885 Ship, Exhibition and More


Visit this historic iron-hulled sailing ship built in 1885, now the largest wrought iron sailing vessel afloat. Guests will visit the open-air portions of the ship. Access to the main deck and quarter deck. Learn how people worked and lived aboard a 19th century cargo sailing vessel, from the captain to the ship's officers, cooks, and crew. Then visit the cargo hold and stand atop the viewing platform and enjoy the view as you look out across New York Harbor and the Brooklyn Bridge. In addition, enjoy an outdoor exhibition and letterpress printing demonstration.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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11:00 am
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Museums | Jewish History: Centuries of Art


One of the largest collections of art and Jewish culture in the world, it focuses both on artifacts of Jewish history and on modern and contemporary art. Works in the collection are presented as distinctive creative expressions and as bearers of the stories of those who made, owned, used, preserved, and sometimes transformed them. The exhibition speaks of the vast range of Jewish experiences across the globe and over time, made tangible through artistic expression. It is both a mirror of Jewish identities and an inspiration for the formation of new ones. Admission each Sat is free.
   New York City, NY; NYC
11:00 am
Free

Workshop | New York Yo-Yo Show


What do you get when you combine the singing and dancing of the Broadway Theater with jaw-dropping yoyo skills? You get The New York Yoyo Show. Brian Kilmowski brings a truly unique performance and free yoyo lessons. Attendees will be captivated with advanced yoyo demos, broadway-style musical numbers, modern yoyo magic, and the grand finale, featuring the World's Longest Yoyo String.   The New York Yoyo Show is for people of all ages and skill levels.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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11:00 am
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Gallery Talk | Photoville: Behind the Lens (online)


Explore the dynamics of street photography and capturing the play of human activity on the glittering sidewalks of the city with photographers and friends, Joel Meyerowitz and Melissa O’Shaughnessy.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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11:00 am
Free

Fair | Street Market: Food Vendors, Collectables, Decor Items and More


Shop for antiques, decor items, sustainable and vintage clothing, collectible objects and more. In addition, food vendors will offer brunch and lunch options. Each Sat 11 am - 6 pm.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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11:00 am
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Festival | Block Party


This popular community event will have dance performances, activities, and more.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:00 pm
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Workshop | Medicinal Herbs and Acupressure


Learn how to identify medicinally viable plants, determine what is a “weed”, examine the traditional uses of these plants, and look at some of the current science.  Relaxing ear seed acupressure will be offered in the gazebo and free herbal teas will be provided. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
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12:00 pm
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Concert | Paul McCarthy and Wings: Family Concert, Games and More


Enjoy music of Paul McCarthy and Wings in this family concert. Expect dancing, interactive games and loads of fun. The core audience is children 10 years and under. This event is free for anyone under 1-year-old.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm
$6.15

Talk | The Andean Tradition of Coya Raymi


Celebrate and learn about the Andean tradition of Coya Raymi. Explore the tradition's history, its significance, traditional ceremonies, and more. Attendees will also have the opportunity to help harvest Andean crops courtesy of Earth Matter's Soil Start Farm Heritage Bed project. Event will be held rain or shine.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm
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Dance Performance | Venezuelan-inspired ensemble, Armenian folk trio, and more! (outdoors)


The show includes brand new works and adaptations of old favorites, and even a pop quiz for the performers! Featured collaborators include the Venezuelan-inspired VNote Ensemble, choreographer Karen Gayle, the contemporary Armenian folk trio YY Sisters, and Los Angeles-based TAIKOPROJECT.
   New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
Free

Jazz | Afternoon Jazz in the Garden


1:30 Lyons Group, Nick Lyons - alto sax / John McCutcheon - drums / Ratzo Harris - bass 2:30 Melanie Dyer Trio, Melanie Dyer - viola / Alex Waterman - cello / Featuring William Parker - bass 3:30 Francisco Mela Solo Drums 4:00 Christi/Mela/Nicholson, Ellen Christi - voice / Francisco Mela - drums, vocals / Patricia Nicholson - text, movement
   New York City, NY; NYC
1:30 pm
Free

Opening Reception | Mutable Land: Exploring Texas


This show explores “Texas” land: how humans change land and the people living on it, focusing on shifting borders,colonization, migration, militarization, gender and tradition.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Film | Portrait of the Bookstore as an Old Man (2003): A Bookshop-Commune in Paris (online)


In 1951, George Whitman opened a bookshop-commune in Paris. George, 92, still runs his "den of anarchists disguised as a bookstore," offering free, dirty beds to poor literati, cutting his hair with a candle and gluing the carpet with pancake batter. Directed by Gonzague Pichelin, Benjamin Sutherland 52 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Film | Vivo (2021): Animated Musical Adventure with Songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda


A musical adventure, featuring all-new original songs from Lin-Manuel Miranda, will take audiences on an epic adventure to gorgeous and vibrant locations never before seen in animation. Directors: Kirk DeMicco, Brandon Jeffords Stars: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ynairaly Simo, Zoe Saldana 95 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
2:00 pm
Free

Dance Performance | Company Yo-Yo Ma Called “The Preeminent Modern Dance Organization of Our Time”


Experience this group un the beauty of the park. Start times: 2pm, 4pm
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Jazz | Harlem Jazz Fest (in-person and online)


This concert in celebration of John Coltrane will feature top players of tenor sax, soprano sax, bass clarinet, piano, and drums, as well as vocalists.  
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Birdwatching | Island Bird Walk


Meet the birds of Governors Island with one of their expert guides. Over 220 bird species have been spotted on the island, which provides excellent habitat all year round. Whether you’re an expert birder or a beginner, these tours will help you discover all of the bird life the island has to offer. Binoculars are available to borrow. Limited to 10. Saturdays, July 3-October 30, 2021 (except July 17)
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Jazz | Jazz Trio Outdoors


A sax, bass, and drums ensemble will entertain you in the beauty of the garden.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm
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Concert | Music in the Garden


An intimate afternoon of live performances by New York City's finest musicians. Come hear an eclectic mix of Latin American flute tunes, hypnotic percussion grooves, the dulcet tones of solo double bass, and hot-off-the-press new works for violin and viola.
   New York City, NY; NYC
2:00 pm
Free

Dance Performance | 2 New Dance Works Outdoors


One artist takes inspiration from Indian classical music, the other in the giving espression to internal landscapes.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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3:00 pm
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Play | The Comedy of Errors: Shakespeare's Marooned Twins


Twin siblings both named Antipholus and their servants, both named Dromio, were shipwrecked in a violent storm. As one pair of Antipholus and Dromio arrive in Ephesus in search of their long-lost twins, they find themselves greeted like old friends...but everyone is behaving very strangely...
   New York City, NY; NYC
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3:00 pm
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Festival | A Call to Save the Insect Population


Performances and calls to action celebrating the millions of insects that visit and make their home in the park. There are performances and events at various locations throughout the park.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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3:00 pm
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Jazz | Jazz Trio Outdoors


A saxophone-bass-drums ensemble plays in the garden.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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3:00 pm
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Film | The Booksellers (2020): The World of Old Books (online)


This film takes viewers inside the fascinating world of antiquarian booksellers, populated by an assortment of obsessives, intellects, eccentrics and dreamers.   Directed by D.W. Young 99 min
   New York City, NY; NYC
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3:30 pm
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Festival | Celebration in the Garden


Live music, poetry, singing dancing and special guest speakers.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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4:00 pm
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Dance Performance | Company Yo-Yo Ma Called "The Preeminent Modern Dance Organization of Our Time"


Experience this group in the beauty of the park. Start times: 2pm, 4pm
   New York City, NY; NYC
4:00 pm
Free

Dance Performance | Dance in a Park


An outdoor performance. Audiences will be guided to multiple spots in the park and the neighborhood, culminating in a performance.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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4:00 pm
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Dancing | Salsa Dancing in the Garden


Dance to the music of a live band.
   New York City, NY; NYC
4:00 pm
Free

Concert | 18-piece big band consists of many well-known musicians


Ska Ensemble Plays Favorites and Originals.
   New York City, NY; NYC
5:00 pm
Free

Author Reading | The Weight of the Heart: A Novel About Family Duty


Set in contemporary Spain, Susana Aikin’s latest novel is a colorful, beautifully written examination of memory, romance, and the intricacies of family duty.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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5:00 pm
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Performance | Treaty Between Self and Earth: Poetry, Music, Dance


Be an ally to the earth. Take an introspective journey through an Amazonian-inspired world to mourn collective indifference, contemplate mortality, celebrate life, and make a treaty before we dance Forró into the future.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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5:00 pm
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Concert | Joyous Outdoor Concert


This will be an energetic performance of joyous music is guaranteed to raise spirits while welcoming guest artists.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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5:00 pm
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Concert | Outdoor Performances Against the Backdrop of the City Skyline


Featuring music and comedy.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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5:00 pm
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Concert | Ray Chew Live Dance Party


Acclaimed producer, bandleader, and music director Ray Chew—along with co-producer Vivian Scott Chew—uplift audiences. An energetic evening of joyous music is guaranteed to get feet tapping and spirits rising with outstanding guest musicians and singers in a lively outdoor celebration.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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5:00 pm
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Opening Reception | Geometric Calligraphy: Taiwanese Master


Taiwanese abstraction master Ho Kan is regarded as one of the most prominent figures in Taiwan’s history of art whose influence spans over five decades. This exhibition surveys 39 works in abstraction across a variety of disciplines including oil on canvas, charcoal on paper, ink on rice paper and silkscreen print.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Performance | Glimpse: Storytelling in the Garden


Embrace a night of music, dance, and stories from near and far. The storyteller is hired to tell an old story from her motherland. She begins the story, but she fails to remember it vividly. Therefore she summons Shahrzad, an ancient storyteller, to help her. Soon, one storyteller comes after another, sharing old and new tales from South Africa, Lebanon, Iran, and Afghanistan. A 60-minute festival of birth, recognition, reminiscence and wonder.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Poetry Reading | Poetry & Comedy Show


12 poets and comedians will entertain you in the beauty of the garden.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm
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Movie in a Park | Rebel Hearts (2021): True Story of 1960's Fight for Freedom in Church


In 1960s Los Angeles, The Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary fought for equality, their livelihoods, and freedom against an all-powerful Cardinal who sought to keep them in their place. Their bold acts of faith, defiance and activism turned the church upside down, helping to reshape our society in ways that continue to resonate today. Pedro Kos's Rebel Hearts combines two decades of never-before-seen incredible archival footage and stunning animation to beautifully illustrate the story of these incredible women. Pedro Kos | 2021 | US | 103 mins 7:00 PM: Doors Open 8:00 PM: Film Begins Masks are required.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:00 pm
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Comedy Club | Stand-Up Comedy in the Garden


Laughs in an outdoor setting.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:00 pm
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Film | In The Heights (2021): Film Version of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Stage Show


A film version of the Broadway musical in which Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny every day as he imagines and sings about a better life. Director: Jon M. Chu Stars: Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace 143 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
7:30 pm
Free

Play | The Comedy of Errors: Shakespeare's Marooned Twins


Twin siblings both named Antipholus and their servants, both named Dromio, were shipwrecked in a violent storm. As one pair of Antipholus and Dromio arrive in Ephesus in search of their long-lost twins, they find themselves greeted like old friends...but everyone is behaving very strangely...
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:30 pm
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Film | Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir (2021): The Writer's Life (online)


The debut novel The Joy Luck Club (1989) catapulted Amy Tan to commercial and critical success. In this film, Tan opens up with remarkable frankness about the traumas she's faced and how her writing has helped her heal. Directed by James Redford 101 min
   New York City, NY; NYC
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8:00 pm
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