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Virgo Vibes w/DJ Sirius 10:00 pm
Virgo Vibes w/DJ Sirius
Aug 31 @ 10:00 pm – Sep 1 @ 2:00 am
We hope you’ll join us for a night packed with positive vibes and fun dancing! Let’s see those drinking skills!
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Labor Day Mash Up 8:00 am
Labor Day Mash Up
Sep 3 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Join Infitium Fitness for a ONE HOUR Labor Day Mash Up. We’ll be incorporating some of our favorite formatting…AMPD Power Flow, R.I.P.P.E.D., Barre, Kettlebell AMPD and more…Cost is $5
Labor Fest Labor Day Parade 1:00 pm
Labor Fest Labor Day Parade
Sep 3 @ 1:00 pm
Come enjoy the free, family friendly entertainment of the Labor Fest Labor Day Parade… a tradition since 1991! For more information about Labor Fest events throughout Labor Day weekend, please go to www.laborfest.org!
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Alternative Facts & American History 6:30 pm
Alternative Facts & American History
Sep 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
How to Get the Real Scoop … Did George Washington REALLY chop down a cherry tree? Did the Pilgrims eat Turkey at Thanksgiving? Many stories in American history aren’t always the real story. Learn the[...]
Open Adult Hockey 7:00 pm
Open Adult Hockey
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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September Story & Stroll 10:00 am
September Story & Stroll
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
“Good Apples” Enjoy seasonal songs, stories & activities. A one-hour event, geared towards children ages 2-6 years old and their caregivers. This event is limited to 50 children. Children will be grouped into two sections[...]
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Janesville Jets Season Ticket Pick Party 5:30 pm
Janesville Jets Season Ticket Pick Party
Sep 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us to celebrate the Janesville Jets Upcoming Season. Season ticket holders are able to pick-up tickets and perks, the party will include: – A meet & greet with the players and coaches – Finger[...]
LinkedIn Local Rock County 6:00 pm
LinkedIn Local Rock County
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the #LinkedInLocal Rock County group as we kick off the first ever #LinkedInLocalRockCounty event on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at Rotary Botanical Gardens. This is a great chance for you to network and grow[...]
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John Nelson Live on the Bodacious Patio 6:00 pm
John Nelson Live on the Bodacious Patio
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
John Nelson will be rocking the patio again. Who knows what talent he’ll bring with him. Just be ready for an assortment of great tunes from a variety of genres: roots, rockability, Americana, folk and[...]
Open House: Fourth Annual 6:00 pm
Open House: Fourth Annual
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Event open to everyone and children!
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Art Infusion Sidewalk Chalk & Plein Air Event
Art Infusion Sidewalk Chalk & Plein Air Event
Sep 8 – Sep 9 all-day
Sidewalk chalk and plein air artists of all skill levels are invited to participate in Art Infusion, held at Firehouse Park on North Main Street, in downtown Janesville. There is no fee to draw a[...]
Protect Wisconsin Waterways Sweep 8:00 am
Protect Wisconsin Waterways Sweep
Sep 8 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
REGISTER/LEARN MORE HERE: https://protectwiwaterways.org/get-involved/sweep/ Join us in keeping the Rock River clean by helping pick up trash in and along the river. This event will be taking place in numerous municipalities in southern Wisconsin.
Senior Moments: (Hu)Man’s Best Friend 10:00 am
Senior Moments: (Hu)Man’s Best Friend
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Discover the many ways people and dogs work together with presentations by local canine compadres. Learn about their dogs, what their dogs do and how they are trained. No registration necessary. 10-10:30 a.m. Janesville Police[...]
Live Local 12:00 pm
Live Local
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us to celebrate all things local featuring a special menu with items from Country Pride Meat, Sachay Acres and Greenhouse, Janesville Farmers Market Vendors, Rock County Brewing, Up your Sleeve, Lil Cheeky ice cream,[...]
Virtual Reality Open House 3:00 pm
Virtual Reality Open House
Sep 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Delve into the world of virtual reality. We will have headsets available, as well as information on how to create your own low cost headset to use with your own device. Please note: the research[...]
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End of Summer Patio Party 3:00 pm
End of Summer Patio Party
Sep 9 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
One last downtown bash to end the summer. Last time we were here it was HUGE fun and we expect the same! Come out and make these last days of summer count!
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Fighting Fake News & Filter Bubbles 6:00 pm
Fighting Fake News & Filter Bubbles
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Is that article you just read news, opinion or fake? Learn to spot errors, bias and fraud. Discover ways to fact-check stories and think critically about your own news consumption. Part of our Local Experts[...]
Open Adult Hockey 7:00 pm
Open Adult Hockey
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Town Square Community Celebration & Social 5:00 pm
Town Square Community Celebration & Social
Sep 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:30–5:45pm JP Cullen Memorial Pavilion dedication and ribbon cutting 6:45–7:00pm Interactive water feature dedication and ribbon cutting with the official coordinated music and light show launch Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Feel[...]
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Tales of Downtown 7:30 pm
Tales of Downtown
Sep 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Tales of Downtown JPAC Education and Outreach and RCHS Story Squad September 14 & 15 at 7:30pm, September 16 at 2:00pm Tickets: Adults: $10, Students: $7 “Tales of Downtown” is the second annual collaborative production[...]
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Cocktail Class: Shake it Up with Bitters 1:30 pm
Cocktail Class: Shake it Up with Bitters
Sep 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Not too long ago, about the only bitters you could find were Angostura. Now there are literally dozens of different options available. Learn how bitters can take your cocktails from good to great in this[...]
3rd Annual Atomic Voodoo Rockabilly Meltdown 5:00 pm
3rd Annual Atomic Voodoo Rockabilly Meltdown
Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm
Come drink with us and watch The Krank Daddies, Gas Can Alley, Slick and the Burnouts, The Travelin’ Trio, and more tear up the ballroom!
Free Kids Night! 6:00 pm
Free Kids Night!
Sep 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kids 12 and under watch for FREE! *brought to you by Joe Pavelski Bring the whole family to watch the Janesville Jets play the Kenai River Brown Bears. Doors open at 6:00pm Puck drop at[...]
Tales of Downtown 7:30 pm
Tales of Downtown
Sep 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Tales of Downtown JPAC Education and Outreach and RCHS Story Squad September 14 & 15 at 7:30pm, September 16 at 2:00pm Tickets: Adults: $10, Students: $7 “Tales of Downtown” is the second annual collaborative production[...]
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Tales of Downtown 2:00 pm
Tales of Downtown
Sep 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tales of Downtown JPAC Education and Outreach and RCHS Story Squad September 14 & 15 at 7:30pm, September 16 at 2:00pm Tickets: Adults: $10, Students: $7 “Tales of Downtown” is the second annual collaborative production[...]
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JPAC Improv Comedy Troupe 8:00 pm
JPAC Improv Comedy Troupe
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Janesville’s Improv Comedy Troupe is a comical, unscripted theatrical improv show. Local improvisers will pick suggestions from the audience and turn around and create a spontaneous show filled with humor and music backed by live[...]
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Fall Rock River Wine Walk 1:00 pm
Fall Rock River Wine Walk
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fall Rock River Wine Walk
This year the Fall Rock River Wine Walk is presented by: Blackhawk Community Credit Union. Pick up your commemorative wine glass and taste 14 different wines (and 1 mystery pour!) at your favorite downtown businesses![...]
Cocktail Class: Shake it Up with Bitters 1:30 pm
Cocktail Class: Shake it Up with Bitters
Sep 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Not too long ago, about the only bitters you could find were Angostura. Now there are literally dozens of different options available. Learn how bitters can take your cocktails from good to great in this[...]
Pack the Patio with Zac Matthews 4:30 pm
Pack the Patio with Zac Matthews
Sep 22 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Head downtown for the Fall Wine Walk and make your last stop the Bodacious Shops! You’ll end your evening with great music by Zac Matthews with great views of the river. Beverages and appetizers available.[...]
2nd Annual Pirate Party 7:00 pm
2nd Annual Pirate Party
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm
Cheap Beer Costume Contest Piratey Stuff All ages Arrrrrgh!
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Romantic Masterworks 2:00 pm
Romantic Masterworks
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Get ready to lose yourself in the mysterious atmosphere of the most beautiful music to come out of Russia in the late nineteenth century. Rimsky-Korsakov’s sensuous tone poem Scheherazade is paired with Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous Violin[...]
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Dueling Pianos at JPAC: Piano Fondue 7:30 pm
Dueling Pianos at JPAC: Piano Fondue
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Piano Fondue Dueling Pianos September 28th at 7:30pm Tickets: $12 Dueling Pianos at JPAC will get you dancing, singing, and having a blast. The show consists of two baby grand pianos. That’s it. Just two[...]
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Oktoberfest 2018 12:00 pm
Oktoberfest 2018
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for our annual Oktoberfest celebration featuring Oktoberfest Beer takeover, drink specials, German style menu, Steve Meisner and so much more!
Tastes & Tunes at JPAC 7:30 pm
Tastes & Tunes at JPAC
Sep 29 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Tastes & Tunes September 29th at 7:30pm Tickets: $15 -Seating is limited to 80 people Sample some craft beer and listen to amazing music with beautiful harmonies. Tastes and Tunes (formerly known as “Folk at[...]
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Virgo Vibes w/DJ Sirius 10:00 pm
Virgo Vibes w/DJ Sirius
Aug 31 @ 10:00 pm – Sep 1 @ 2:00 am
We hope you’ll join us for a night packed with positive vibes and fun dancing! Let’s see those drinking skills!
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Labor Day Mash Up 8:00 am
Labor Day Mash Up
Sep 3 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Join Infitium Fitness for a ONE HOUR Labor Day Mash Up. We’ll be incorporating some of our favorite formatting…AMPD Power Flow, R.I.P.P.E.D., Barre, Kettlebell AMPD and more…Cost is $5
Labor Fest Labor Day Parade 1:00 pm
Labor Fest Labor Day Parade
Sep 3 @ 1:00 pm
Come enjoy the free, family friendly entertainment of the Labor Fest Labor Day Parade… a tradition since 1991! For more information about Labor Fest events throughout Labor Day weekend, please go to www.laborfest.org!
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Alternative Facts & American History 6:30 pm
Alternative Facts & American History
Sep 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
How to Get the Real Scoop … Did George Washington REALLY chop down a cherry tree? Did the Pilgrims eat Turkey at Thanksgiving? Many stories in American history aren’t always the real story. Learn the[...]
Open Adult Hockey 7:00 pm
Open Adult Hockey
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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September Story & Stroll 10:00 am
September Story & Stroll
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
“Good Apples” Enjoy seasonal songs, stories & activities. A one-hour event, geared towards children ages 2-6 years old and their caregivers. This event is limited to 50 children. Children will be grouped into two sections[...]
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Janesville Jets Season Ticket Pick Party 5:30 pm
Janesville Jets Season Ticket Pick Party
Sep 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us to celebrate the Janesville Jets Upcoming Season. Season ticket holders are able to pick-up tickets and perks, the party will include: – A meet & greet with the players and coaches – Finger[...]
LinkedIn Local Rock County 6:00 pm
LinkedIn Local Rock County
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the #LinkedInLocal Rock County group as we kick off the first ever #LinkedInLocalRockCounty event on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at Rotary Botanical Gardens. This is a great chance for you to network and grow[...]
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John Nelson Live on the Bodacious Patio 6:00 pm
John Nelson Live on the Bodacious Patio
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
John Nelson will be rocking the patio again. Who knows what talent he’ll bring with him. Just be ready for an assortment of great tunes from a variety of genres: roots, rockability, Americana, folk and[...]
Open House: Fourth Annual 6:00 pm
Open House: Fourth Annual
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Event open to everyone and children!
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Art Infusion Sidewalk Chalk & Plein Air Event
Art Infusion Sidewalk Chalk & Plein Air Event
Sep 8 – Sep 9 all-day
Sidewalk chalk and plein air artists of all skill levels are invited to participate in Art Infusion, held at Firehouse Park on North Main Street, in downtown Janesville. There is no fee to draw a[...]
Protect Wisconsin Waterways Sweep 8:00 am
Protect Wisconsin Waterways Sweep
Sep 8 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
REGISTER/LEARN MORE HERE: https://protectwiwaterways.org/get-involved/sweep/ Join us in keeping the Rock River clean by helping pick up trash in and along the river. This event will be taking place in numerous municipalities in southern Wisconsin.
Senior Moments: (Hu)Man’s Best Friend 10:00 am
Senior Moments: (Hu)Man’s Best Friend
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Discover the many ways people and dogs work together with presentations by local canine compadres. Learn about their dogs, what their dogs do and how they are trained. No registration necessary. 10-10:30 a.m. Janesville Police[...]
Live Local 12:00 pm
Live Local
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us to celebrate all things local featuring a special menu with items from Country Pride Meat, Sachay Acres and Greenhouse, Janesville Farmers Market Vendors, Rock County Brewing, Up your Sleeve, Lil Cheeky ice cream,[...]
Virtual Reality Open House 3:00 pm
Virtual Reality Open House
Sep 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Delve into the world of virtual reality. We will have headsets available, as well as information on how to create your own low cost headset to use with your own device. Please note: the research[...]
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End of Summer Patio Party 3:00 pm
End of Summer Patio Party
Sep 9 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
One last downtown bash to end the summer. Last time we were here it was HUGE fun and we expect the same! Come out and make these last days of summer count!
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Fighting Fake News & Filter Bubbles 6:00 pm
Fighting Fake News & Filter Bubbles
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Is that article you just read news, opinion or fake? Learn to spot errors, bias and fraud. Discover ways to fact-check stories and think critically about your own news consumption. Part of our Local Experts[...]
Open Adult Hockey 7:00 pm
Open Adult Hockey
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Town Square Community Celebration & Social 5:00 pm
Town Square Community Celebration & Social
Sep 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:30–5:45pm JP Cullen Memorial Pavilion dedication and ribbon cutting 6:45–7:00pm Interactive water feature dedication and ribbon cutting with the official coordinated music and light show launch Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Feel[...]
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Tales of Downtown 7:30 pm
Tales of Downtown
Sep 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Tales of Downtown JPAC Education and Outreach and RCHS Story Squad September 14 & 15 at 7:30pm, September 16 at 2:00pm Tickets: Adults: $10, Students: $7 “Tales of Downtown” is the second annual collaborative production[...]
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Cocktail Class: Shake it Up with Bitters 1:30 pm
Cocktail Class: Shake it Up with Bitters
Sep 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Not too long ago, about the only bitters you could find were Angostura. Now there are literally dozens of different options available. Learn how bitters can take your cocktails from good to great in this[...]
3rd Annual Atomic Voodoo Rockabilly Meltdown 5:00 pm
3rd Annual Atomic Voodoo Rockabilly Meltdown
Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm
Come drink with us and watch The Krank Daddies, Gas Can Alley, Slick and the Burnouts, The Travelin’ Trio, and more tear up the ballroom!
Free Kids Night! 6:00 pm
Free Kids Night!
Sep 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kids 12 and under watch for FREE! *brought to you by Joe Pavelski Bring the whole family to watch the Janesville Jets play the Kenai River Brown Bears. Doors open at 6:00pm Puck drop at[...]
Tales of Downtown 7:30 pm
Tales of Downtown
Sep 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Tales of Downtown JPAC Education and Outreach and RCHS Story Squad September 14 & 15 at 7:30pm, September 16 at 2:00pm Tickets: Adults: $10, Students: $7 “Tales of Downtown” is the second annual collaborative production[...]
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Tales of Downtown 2:00 pm
Tales of Downtown
Sep 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tales of Downtown JPAC Education and Outreach and RCHS Story Squad September 14 & 15 at 7:30pm, September 16 at 2:00pm Tickets: Adults: $10, Students: $7 “Tales of Downtown” is the second annual collaborative production[...]
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JPAC Improv Comedy Troupe 8:00 pm
JPAC Improv Comedy Troupe
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Janesville’s Improv Comedy Troupe is a comical, unscripted theatrical improv show. Local improvisers will pick suggestions from the audience and turn around and create a spontaneous show filled with humor and music backed by live[...]
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Fall Rock River Wine Walk 1:00 pm
Fall Rock River Wine Walk
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fall Rock River Wine Walk
This year the Fall Rock River Wine Walk is presented by: Blackhawk Community Credit Union. Pick up your commemorative wine glass and taste 14 different wines (and 1 mystery pour!) at your favorite downtown businesses![...]
Cocktail Class: Shake it Up with Bitters 1:30 pm
Cocktail Class: Shake it Up with Bitters
Sep 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Not too long ago, about the only bitters you could find were Angostura. Now there are literally dozens of different options available. Learn how bitters can take your cocktails from good to great in this[...]
Pack the Patio with Zac Matthews 4:30 pm
Pack the Patio with Zac Matthews
Sep 22 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Head downtown for the Fall Wine Walk and make your last stop the Bodacious Shops! You’ll end your evening with great music by Zac Matthews with great views of the river. Beverages and appetizers available.[...]
2nd Annual Pirate Party 7:00 pm
2nd Annual Pirate Party
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm
Cheap Beer Costume Contest Piratey Stuff All ages Arrrrrgh!
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Romantic Masterworks 2:00 pm
Romantic Masterworks
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Get ready to lose yourself in the mysterious atmosphere of the most beautiful music to come out of Russia in the late nineteenth century. Rimsky-Korsakov’s sensuous tone poem Scheherazade is paired with Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous Violin[...]
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Dueling Pianos at JPAC: Piano Fondue 7:30 pm
Dueling Pianos at JPAC: Piano Fondue
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Piano Fondue Dueling Pianos September 28th at 7:30pm Tickets: $12 Dueling Pianos at JPAC will get you dancing, singing, and having a blast. The show consists of two baby grand pianos. That’s it. Just two[...]
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Oktoberfest 2018 12:00 pm
Oktoberfest 2018
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for our annual Oktoberfest celebration featuring Oktoberfest Beer takeover, drink specials, German style menu, Steve Meisner and so much more!
Tastes & Tunes at JPAC 7:30 pm
Tastes & Tunes at JPAC
Sep 29 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Tastes & Tunes September 29th at 7:30pm Tickets: $15 -Seating is limited to 80 people Sample some craft beer and listen to amazing music with beautiful harmonies. Tastes and Tunes (formerly known as “Folk at[...]
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