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    DISCOVER THE NORTHEAST A Special Supplement to 101 THINGS TO DO THIS SUMMER

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    AD{CS5682890} 2 DISCOVER THE NORTHEAST THE NORTHEAST SUN • FRIDAY MAY 29, 2015 It will be a real 1 horse race to the finish line as the Pony chariot and Chuckwagon Races will be coming to St. Louis. The St. Louis Lions Club are hosting the races which go at 2 and 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 30 as well as 1 and 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 31 at the St. Louis Sports track. There will be entertainment and a concession on site. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for youth and preschool is free. A fundraising concert 2 featuring Eve ’n Adams will be held at the Town Square in Tisdale on May 30. The show, a fundraiser for the North East Outreach and Support Services capital campaign, starts at noon and will feature a barbecue and bouncy house. If a picture 3 is worth 1,000 words, then the Hanover Room at the Tisdale RECplex will be like War and Peace. A regional photo meet will be at the facility from 1-4 p.m. It will feature a viewing of images, discussions of gear and favourite locations, subjects and techniques. Big Brothers Big Sisters are hosting the 1st Annual Amazing Race event in Melfort on May 30. The event, which is modeled after the television show, will feature a variety of teams of two people performing 15 challenges at a 4 5 variety of locations. We challenge you to participate in a “fun” fitness and exercise day with Nipawin’s Walk the Trails with the Mayor. On June 3 residents will be asked to exercise or be active for 30 minutes so get up, get out and get active. 6 The Melfort and District Museum will be opening their season on June 3 with a barbecue. Burgers, drinks and ice cream will be joined by tours of the pioneer village, starting at 5 p.m. 7 “Spring into Watson” will begin Saturday June 6, kicking off with a pancake breakfast at Watson New Horizons from 7 am through 10 am. The slow pitch tournament will be held throughout the weekend (June 5, 6, 7), and will also include a cabaret on June 7 at the Watson Civic Centre at 9:30. Cabaret admission is $15 per person. Town garage sales will also be happening from 9 am through 3 pm on June 6, with a Fireman’s barbecue lunch and elephant ears being hosted at 11:30 am to 2 pm at the Fire Hall on Main Street. Also on June 6 a home based business show will be held at the Watson Civic Centre from 10 AM to 3 PM, and a Show N Shine will be held from 1- am to 3 pm at Main Street and 2nd Avenue. 8 June 5, 6, 7 Wynyard Community Carnival and Chicken Chariot Races. This weekend will include kids games, carnival rides and a midway, slow pitch tournament, the Rust Riders car show, dance, supper, and of course the world famous chicken chariot races. The Flute 9 and Fiddle in Birch Hills will be hosting a Trade Fair on June 6. Come by and support the homebased businesses and enjoy some delicious barbecue. Summer 10 is not all fun, games and relaxing. Sometimes there are jobs that need to be done, like cutting the grass. Please make sure you are safe when doing these jobs because seeing summer from a hospital bed is no fun. Whether it’s for your Boats ATV’s RV’s Automobiles or Health... ensure you’re insured! PLAY SAFE THIS SUMMER! http://www.smithag.saskbrokers.com email: smithag@sasktel.net

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    AD{CS5688134} Come with 11 empty stomachs, but save room for some dessert when the Birch Hills Lions Club hosts their annual dinner on June 6. Choiceland 12 4H members will be celebrating their latest projects during the Torch River 4H Achievement Day at the Choiceland Co-Op Corner on June 6. Volunteers of 13 the Smeaton Fire department will be hosting a barbecue inside the local fire hall on June 6. There are various activities available for the entire family including, full gear dress up/down demonstration and kids’ activities. Proceeds from the event will go towards the Fire Department. Big Brothers Big Sisters 14 of Humboldt and the Humboldt and District Kinettes are hosting a Diva for a Day golf tournament on June 6 at the Humboldt Golf Club. Register for your chance to be pampered throughout the day. Club Ticket Price: $75/ individual Team Registration: $300. The day starts off with a fun filled brunch during which we will be auctioning off some amazing men to caddy for the ladies who can bring in the most pledges and/or cash. Don’t miss out on the first annual Diva for a Day event. The Tisdale 15 Motor Speedway has scheduled events for the following: June 6 at 5; June 7 at 2 p.m.; July 4 at 5p.m.; July 5 at 2 p.m.; August 9 at 2 p.m.; August 30 at 2 p.m.; Sept. 12 at 5p.m. and Sept. 13 is the Demolition Derby at 2 p.m. The St. Matthews Anglican Church in 16 Tisdale will be hosting their Strawberry Social on June 6 at from 2-4 p.m.. There will be a dime parade, tea, and bake table included in this fundraiser. Hooves of Thunder will 17 be racing at various locations through- • Build a fence • Barbeque! out the northeast over the summer. On • Paint a fence June 6-7 they will be at • Go fishing Archerwill, June 13-14 at Hudson Bay, June 27-28 at • Renovate the bathroom. Porcupine Plain and June • Do some gardening 29-30 at Weyburn. In July they are also racing. On • Give the car an oil change July 13-15 they will be in • Look at a new lawn mower • Drywall the garage • Paint the kitchen FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2015 • tHE NORTHEAST SUN DISCOVER THE NORTHEAST 3 101 Things To Do: • Build an outdoor fire pit • Side your shed • Weld something nice • Fix the garden tiller • Add that extra electrical plug you so desperately need • Relax on a new outdoor reclining chair • Go on a bike ride with your new bicycle • By some skeets and shoot them up. • And finally add a new piece of linoleum to your life. We Can Help! Home, Ag, & Auto Centre 306-752-2555

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    AD{CS5680160} 4 DISCOVER THE NORTHEAST THE NORTHEAST SUN • FRIDAY MAY 29, 2015 Pineland Co-op Stands For… LOCALLY INVESTED COMMUNITY MINDED LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS CELEBRATE SUMMER Food Store 1511 Hwy 35 South, Nipawin Home Centre 200 Timber Drive, Nipawin C-Store / Gas Bar / Touchless Carwash 1517 Hwy 35 South, Nipawin Choiceland Corner C-Store/ Gas Bar Hwy 6 & 55, Choiceland

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    AD{CS5682856} AD{CS5682849} Nipawin, July 17-19 in Melfort and July 31 to August 2 in Kelvington. Running is 18 more than just quickly putting one foot in front of the other. NCCP Competition coach Harvey Webber is hosting a free running clinic on June 7. The event takes off at 7 p.m. at the Kerry Vickar Centre in Melfort. Partners 19 Family Services in Humboldt will be hosting their first Community Rising: Walk A Mile in Her Shoes event on June 10. The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes sees men walk a mile in red high heels in support of the end of sexualized violence. Three inspiring events of our community rising day. Registration is at 11 a.m. with the walk starting at 11:45 a.m. The barbecue will go from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. There will also be a student rally at 1 p.m. at the Elgar Peterson Arena featuring over 1,000 students and guest speaker Amanda Lindhout. The walk will begin from the Humboldt Civic Park and the route will be through the downtown corridor. The day will conclude with a gala with Keynote speaker Lindhout at 5 p.m. Bring the whole family to the 20 Codette Car Show/Family Fun Day, located in the Village of Codette on June 13. The event will feature a pancake breakfast, along with live entertainment and various activities. The Kinistino 21 Communities in Bloom organization will be hosting a Town Wide Garage sale on June 13. The event will feature households across the community selling some of their belongings, the organization will also prepare a pancake breakfast and a barbecue in celebration of the occasion. The event is free to attend and participate in. The Highway Harvest 22 Fellowship Church in Smeaton will host “Serve Day” on June 13, where volunteers from around the community will be doing work around the village. Following the event, the organization will hold a community barbecue, along with several activities for children to participate in. June 13-14 is 23 the Porcupine Plain Blues Rodeo at Chase Place Arena in Porcupine Plain. The two day event will feature rodeo events, a trade show, beer gardens, food booths and a rodeo dance. Sheldon Tyacke, lead singer of ECC, will be playing this year’s cabaret. FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2015 • tHE NORTHEAST SUN DISCOVER THE NORTHEAST 5 FURNACE REPLACEMENT & REPAIRS AIR CONDITIONING INSTALLS AND REPAIRS PLUMBING Qualified and reliable staff to help with all you plumbing & heating needs! Tisdale will 24 be hosting MAIN PLUMBING AND HEATING 2010 LTD. their Family Fun Day 113 MACLEOD AVE E, MELFORT | 306-752-2392 HAVE YOUHAD THEURGE to get outside and participate in a sport that requires skill, accuracy, speed, stealth and courage? If so, you’ll have a blast when you come to join us this summer at FLATLANDS PAINTBALL! 306-921-8265 10 km NW of Melfort on Mount Forest Road @ the Renouf Farm

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    AD{CS5676800} 6 DISCOVER THE NORTHEAST RV SEASON! THE NORTHEAST SUN • FRIDAY MAY 29, 2015 IT’S Search online at: www.croppermotors.com 14 15 Copper Canyon 304FWRKS 304RKS 5 th 5 th Wheel alder int., rear kitchen, 12 gal water heater, 50 amp, electric awning, 32” TV, alum wheels, recliners, free standing dinette, stainless steel fridge $ 45,613 15 Hideout 308BHDS 5 th Wheel $ 40,566 $ 42,247 wedgwood interior, Platinum pkg, Luxury pkg, LCD TV, 6 gal water heater, double door fridge, outside speakers, exterior shower, electric awning, Cold Mountain pkg, central vac 14 Sprinter 316BIK Tow Trailer slate grey, emperor mattress, 32” LED TV, outdoor kitchen, alum. wheels, electric awning, sofa sleeper, lower bunk & trundle, rear bunk room slide with sofa, kitchen island, front queen 14 Sprinter 278BHS Tow Trailer $ 36,625 sandalwood, rear dbl bunks, dbl slide, kitchen slide with island, 32” LED TV, alum wheels, electric awning, LED awning lights, emperor bed, queen bunk beds, Diamond Kote exterior 16 Hideout 31RBTS 5 th Wheel silver birch, luxury pkg, central vac, 6 gal water heater, exterior shower 15 Hideout 29BKS Tow Trailer wedgwood interior, Luxury pkg, Cold Mountain pkg, central vac, stab jacks, 6 gal water heater, exterior shower, TV, trifold sofa $ 40,072 $ 33,698 at the Tisdale and District Museum On June 13, beginning at 10 am. Entertainment and activities will be provided and there is a free lunch sponsored by the Tisdale and Star City Ministerial Association. Admission is free. 25 Get back to basics, go for a bicycle ride. Not only is it good physical activity, it helps some people relive their youth. June 14 will see the 26 Trudel Family perform for an afternoon of music and fun in Tisdale. All six family members play in the band, and perform music within the genres of gospel, bluegrass and old-tyme. Starting at 2 p.m. in the Mauric Taylor Theatre inside the RECplex, tickets can be purchased at Royal LePage Realty, the Immaculate Conception Parish office and the Tisdale Denture Clinic. Ticket prices are $10 for adults, children are $5, and children under six years of age are free. From June 18 to June 27 21 the Summer Sizzler in Humboldt offers three days of entertainment for all ages. All events are at the Humboldt Uniplex and Centennial Park. Many community organizations come together to offer a wide variety of attractions for all ages, while also raising funds to support the work they do in Humboldt and area throughout the year. The event currently includes a Midway, Demolition Derby, Truck-and-Tractor Pull, SaskPower Cultural Stage, Parade, Pancake Breakfast, Sizzler Strut Run/Walk. A Gospel Concert 28 will be held June 19 at the Carrot River Community Hall. For details contact Beth Goertzen at 306-768-3881. Friday, June 19 will 29 see the annual Mix 101 Show ’n Shine happening, dozens of classic and impressive vehicles will be on display taking over most of the downtown in Melfort. 13 Hideout 26B maple crest interior, luxury package, 4 stab. jacks, spare tire kit, exterior shower, TV, 30 lbs gas bottle with cover $ 19,999 Find More Floorplans at croppermotors.com 306-874-2011 DL#911672

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    AD{CS5681466} The Melfort and Dis- 30 trict Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their first Northern Lights Sports and Leisure Trade Show on June 19 and June 20. This will be a chance to showcase your business to thousands of people. The event will be in the Northern Lights Palace and run from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Friday, June 19 and June 20 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2015 • THE NORTHEAST SUN DISCOVER THE NORTHEAST 7 Sandy Beach 31 Picnic, will be held June 20 at Norquay. It will feature Slopitch, kids bouncers, concession and beer gardens. This event begins at 10 am, Contact Darin at 306-594- 7791. northeast on Saturday, June 20. The Independent Riders North East first annual Doghide River Ride (formerly the Wapiti Valley Rally) is set to go starting in Tisdale. head south to the Kelvington area. Following the ride there will be fundraising supper, which is open to the public. All motorcycles and The rumble 32 of motorcycle engines will riders are welcome for the 33 be heard all Registration goes from 10 event which will go rain or throughout the a.m. to 1 p.m. with the ride shine. For more information contact Don at to start at 1 p.m. sharp and 306- 873-5265, Lawrence at 306- 873-5513 or Trevor at 306- 873-0279. The annual Family Festival in Carrot River will be held on June 20, 2015. It is a fun filled day with activities for the whole family! Plan to attend and watch the parade, enjoy entertainment, taste the wings in the wing cook off and take part in the afternoon activities! The theme of the parade is “Saskatchewan’s Outback” - Since 1957, golfers have relished the serene beauty and spirited challenge of the Evergreen Golf Course. Nestled among jack pines and poplar trees, the greens are widely regarded as the best in the province, with course conditions that will make your visit a relaxing and memorable experience. Whether you enjoy playing a meandering game or want to test your skills on greens that capture the imagination, Evergreen offers a mix of rewarding holes suited to golfers of all levels.And if you’re looking to improve your game, our PGA of Canada Golf Professionals offer individual and group instruction as well as clinics aimed at all skill levels, from beginner to expert. Our fully stocked, competitively priced pro-shop will make sure you always have the right clothing, equipment, and accessories for your game. Add in an affordable stay and play package and you’ll soon discover why golfers from across Canada come to Evergreen Golf Course to experience a first class game in a scenic setting. Saskatchewan’s Favorite Golf Destination Visit our website: www.evergreengolfcourse.ca 300 Evergreen Drive, Nipawin, Sask. Phone: 306-862-4811 Stay connected on Facebook and Twitter for specials throughout the season. www.facebook.com/nipawinevergreengolfcourse

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    AD{CS5688040} 8 DISCOVER THE NORTHEAST THE NORTHEAST SUN • FRIDAY MAY 29, 2015 so get your float ideas ready and show us what Saskatchewan’s Outback means to you! For details contact Miranda Blaber at 306-768- 3833. With all the 34 heat the northeast gets can lead to rain storms. when that happens, don’t be afraid to go for a walk in the rain. It will help you cool down and see the community in a different way. Just watch out for puddles. 35 Give your dad a reason to smile and treat him to a Father’s Day brunch at the Codette Community Centre on June 21. The event is sponsored by the Knox United Church. National 36 Aboriginal Day takes place on June 21, 2015. It’s an official day of celebration when the nation honours the contribution of Aboriginal peoples to Canadian society. And there’s a lot to celebrate: among the roughly 1,836,000 Aboriginal people in Canada, there are en tr epreneurs, artists, professionals and academics that inspire us all to be thankful for Canada’s Aboriginal roots. Hungry? 37 There are quite a few restaurants all throughout the area for delicious meals. Farmer’s 38 markets in Porcupine Plain are held on Fridays, but they will occasionally be held on Saturdays throughout the season in correlation with special events. June 27-28 39 Quilly Days Sports Day at the Porcupine Plain Sports Grounds. Chariot and Chuckwagon events will be held on both days, in conjunction with a ball tournament. Saturday morning also features a parade and Saturday night features fireworks. 40 July 1 is Canada Day. There are likely celebrations all A 500 Gallon septic holding tank E Playground and swimming pond (306) 221-1237

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    AD{CS5682884} throughout the northeast. It is an opportunity to celebrate living in the best country in the world. Happy Canada Day. Celebrate 41 Canada Day with the Resort Village of Candle Lake on July 1. The celebration will feature a parade down Hwy #265, beginning from the SERM lot to the community hall. Opening ceremonies and flag raising will soon follow, along with a lunch and children’s activities including a jump castle, balloon bender, climbing walls and face painting. A pick-up baseball game will begin in the afternoon, located on the baseball diamond. The Tisdale 42 and District Chamber of Commerce Town Parade will be held July 2 at 6 p.m.. Cudworth 43 will be holding their annual Great Western Days on July 3 and July 4. This celebration includes slowpitch games, beer gardens and musical entertainment as well as a parade, lawn mower tractor races, a demolition derby and a Saturday supper. Whether 44 on the boat, in the field, at the pool or in the back yard, it is important to be safe. Make sure to stay hydrated and wear sun screen because the summer is no fun when you have a sunburn. July 3, 2015 at 5:30 Tisdale’s Annual 45 ROCKIN the Square Concert, featuring Tom Cochrane & Red Rider at 5:30. Held in the Tisdale Town Square, tickets are $50 and available the Chamber Office, Town Office, Lamb Hardware and Scotiabank. Gates open at 5 p.m., and there will be beer gardens and food booths on site. As this is an outdoor event, those who plan to attend are invited to bring outdoor seating, but are advised to be prepared to stand. The Beatty 46 Beef Club is celebrating 75 years this July. Coinciding with their annual Achievement Day on July 4, the club will have their beef show in addition to some special activities for alumni. The event, taking place at the Melfort Agricultural Society will feature artifacts from the past 75 years as well as some people talking about the changes the organization has gone through over that time. Registration, which includes awards and a dinner, is $15 per person or $45 per family. To register call 306-921-6762. Winners 47 from each 4-H beef club advance to the regional show and sale. This year the show takes palace on July 5 and 6 with the sale on July 7. It is at the Melfort Agricultural Society grounds. Make the most of this summer and attend the Star City Playground Program, beginning from July 6 to August 28. The program will run weekdays from 1-4 p.m. at the Star City Skating Rink, where children from Grades 1-6 can participate in a variety of activities, ranging from board games, sports, face-painting, baking, hiking and watching movies. 48 49 Come out and enjoy a fun game of bingo this summer. The Candle Lake Community Hall will host the event on July 8 and 22, and also on August 12 and 26. Games begin at 7:30pm. Round up 50 your bats and gloves and prepare to play some ball at the recreational baseball tournament on the White Fox baseball diamonds on July 6 and 7. FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2015 • tHE NORTHEAST SUN DISCOVER THE NORTHEAST 9 Golf Bookings 306-275-4433 Located 1km West of St. Brieux • 9 holes • Licenced Clubhouse • Cart Rentals • Food Service Tournaments and Group Booking available Beautiful Well Manicured Grass Greens Park 306-275-2255 www.stbrieuxregionalpark.ca

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    AD{CS5682879} 10 DISCOVER THE NORTHEAST THE NORTHEAST SUN • FRIDAY MAY 29, 2015 St. Brieux Agencies FOR ALL YOUR INSURANCE & MOTOR ISSUING NEEDS 306-275-4525 303 Main St. www.sbagencies.com When buying a new boat or ATV this summer, talk to us about a quote for insurance. There are several coverage & deductible options to best suit your budget and your needs. “WHAT MATTERS TO YOU, MATTERS TO US!” Get 51 ready to jam and rock out to your favorite tunes at the Music “Jam Session” in the White Fox Park on July 11. Come listen to the sounds of local bands and acts, as they perform in front of a packed crowd. West 52 Coast Amusements will be back July 13 - 15 for the Annual Nipawin Exhibition. The event will be at Central Park, with rides and games. There will also be many displays in the Centennial Arena. Entertainment and fun for the whole family. 53 Bring your children and let them h a v e a Mobile Playground Date, beginning from July 13 to 17 in Candle Lake. Register your child to participate in activities and crafts throughout the whole week. The 54 Saskatchewan Hockey Association will be hosting their annual Hall of Fame induction banquet at the Elgar Peterson Arena in Humboldt on July 17. Cocktails are at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. and the induction ceremony at 8:30 p.m. The SHA will welcome into the Hall of Fame , players Wendel Clark, Dave “Tiger” Williams, Victor Lynn and Guyle Fielder, builders Dave King, Jackie McLeod, Gerry “Doc” Roone, Grassroots inductee Elgar Petersen, official Kevin Muench and two teams the Simpson Flyers and the 2002-2003 Humboldt Broncos. On those long 55 days of summer there is ample opportunity to hit the links. Maybe play around at your home course of try a new challenge at one of the Golf Saskatchewan member clubs. Candle Lake Golf Resort, Candle Lake, (306) 929-2211, 18 Holes, Grass Greens; Evergreen Golf Course, Nipawin, (306) 862-4811, 18 Holes, Grass Greens; Foam Lake Golf & Country Club, Foam Lake, (306) 272-3801, 9 Holes, Grass Greens; Green Hills Golf Resort, Greenwater Lake, (306) 278-2489, 18 Holes, Grass Greens; Humboldt Golf Club, Humboldt, (306) 682-2833, 18 Holes, Grass Greens; Kelvington Golf Club, Kelvington, (306) 327-4213, 9 Holes, Grass Greens; McNab Regional Park Golf Club, Watson, (306) 287-4240, 9 Holes, Grass Greens; Melfort Golf & Country Club, Melfort, (306) 752-3279, 18 Holes, Grass Greens; Pasquia Regional Park Golf Club, Carrot River, (306) 768-2880, 9 Holes, Grass Greens; Rolling Pines Golf & Country Club, Nipawin, (306) 862- 9600, 9 Holes, Grass Greens; St. Brieux Regional Park Golf Club, St. Brieux, (306) 275-4433, 9 Holes, Grass Greens; Tisdale Riveside Golf Club, Tisdale, (306) 873-4222, 9 Holes, Grass Greens; Wakaw Lake Regional Park Golf Club, Wakaw Lake, (306) 233-5955, 9 Holes, Grass Greens; Wynyard Golf Club, Wynyard, (306) 554- 2154, 9Holes, Grass Greens. For those of 56 you who want a fine family holiday and golf destination, the McNab Regional Park Golf Course has been raising eyebrows since it opened in July 2001. The course is located in Watson. According to saskregionalparks.ca, the regional park offers a nine hole grass green track, a swimming pool attached to the clubhouse, a full service expanded campground, paddle pool, horseshoe pits, and tennis courts. Club members haven’t forgotten about the 19th Hole. The restaurant is open daily with breakfast, lunch and supper menus. The lounge is available for private, business or personal functions. The regional park offers campsites within 200 yards of the clubhouse with power and water. Reservations accepted. Visit the Watson & District Heritage Museum, located in the old Bank of Commerce building, which depicts early pioneer days. Wapiti Valley Regional Park 57 is located on Codette Lake and on the fringe of the Fort a la Corne Provincial Forest. According to saskregionalparks.ca, the summer operation provides rental cabins, full service RV park, campgrounds, convenience store and a boat launch. The park facilitates activities of fishing, boating, ATV trails and in the fall hunting of big game and waterfowl. Go on an 58 adventure to an island: Lake Charron Regional Park in Naicam offers everything from piers and diving boards, to a playground, and campsites. Those interested are able to register in early June by contacting the park at (306) 874-8292. Utilize the large sheltered recreation area at Lake Charron to organize an outdoor dance. Bring some music, friends, and your dancing shoes and get ready to kick up your heels. Challenge your family and friends to a fish-off, and try your hand

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