Free Kids Activities and Events in the OKC Metro

The Only Thing Better than Family Fun is FREE Family Fun!

The OKC metro area is full of great opportunities to have free (or nearly free!) family fun—you just have know to where to go and what to do! Below, you'll find free activities, events (see this week's free activities in the calendar!), as well as reader-suggested places to go and things to do that require little to no cash. 

[Editor's Note: This is a working list, so please check back often for updates and changes.  Know of something that should be added? Comment below or email brooke@metrofamilymagazine.com and let us know!]

Our readers' 10 favorite free activities in the metro:

  1. Storytimes and other activities at the Metropolitan Library System and Pioneer Library System branch libraries in their area.
  2. The monthly mini-model LEGO build at Penn Square Mall on the first Tuesday of each month.
  3. Arts Festival Oklahoma (Labor Day Weekend)
  4. Volunteering at the Regional Food Bank - Rewarding, humbling, gratifying and so much more.  (Find other family volunteering opportunities here.)
  5. Hafer Park in Edmond
  6. Window Shopping in downtown Edmond
  7. The Paseo Arts Festival (Memorial Day Weekend)
  8. Free admission at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History on the first Monday of each month
  9. Free admission at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art every day!
  10. Live on the Plaza event held on the second Friday of each month in the historic Plaza disrict in Oklahoma City.

Thanks to readers Jaretta B., Nicole C., Jennifer S., Kristi W., Jason B. and Dena F. for their contributions to this list!

Looking for more free fun and family discounts?

Here are this week's free events around the OKC metro:

April 2014

Presented by Sonic includes live performances by magician Michael King, Spaghetti Eddie & the Sugar Free Allstars as well as silent comedy short films, hands-on art activities, drawing in...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 405-236-3100
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Features Mariachi bands, singing, dancing and more every Sunday.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plaza Mayor at the Crossroads
7000 Crossroads
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 405-631-4422
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features age-divided egg hunts, children’s activities, prizes and more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
St. Matthew United Methodist Church
300 N Air Depot
Midwest City, OK
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Telephone: 405-732-6831
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Free concert featuring the Oklahoma Christian University Chamber Orchestra

Cost: FREE

Where:
Adams Recital Hall, Oklahoma Christian University
2501 E. Memorial Road
Edmond , OK  73013
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Telephone: 405-425-5530
Contact Name: Melissa Lauxman
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Features inflatables, games, a petting zoo, food and candy.

Cost: FREE

Where:
New Covenant United Methodist Church
2700 S Boulevard
Edmond, OK
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Telephone: 405-562-3242
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Features age-specific egg hunts, crafts, cookies and punch, Easter Bunny photos and an opportunity to paint pottery. Small fee applies for pottery and each family is asked to bring a dozen...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Church of the Servant
14343 N MacArthur
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 405-721-4141
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A Palm Sunday tradition featuring students and guest singers performing original arrangements of spirituals.

Cost: FREE

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
555 S University
Norman, OK
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Telephone: 405-364-8962
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Features FREE photos with the Easter Bunny as well as crafts for kids and egg hunts. See website for schedule.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bass Pro Shops
200 Bass Pro
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 405-218-5200
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Art Moves, presented by Devon, is the Arts Council of OKC’s newest initiative, offering free hour-long lunchtime art events and demonstrations in Downtown OKC. The program has provided...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Venues vary throughout Downtown Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, OK  73102


Sponsor: Produced by the Arts Council of Oklahoma City; Presented by Devon Energy
Telephone: 405-270-4848
Contact Name: Arts Council of Oklahoma City
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Stop by Green Bambino for a free Make & Take craft. Your child of any age can pick an Easter egg of their choice and decorate it with funny face stickers. No purchase or reservations...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Green Bambino
5120 N Shartel
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 405-848-2330
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If your child needs extra help with his/her school work but you are unable to afford a tutor, the Church of Christ South Yukon is offering FREE tutoring Monday nights while school is in...

Cost: FREE

Where:
COCSY Reach Out Center
949 S Cornwell Drive
Yukon, OK  73099
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Sponsor: Church of Christ South Yukon
Telephone: 405-354-1863

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Features music, food, baseball games, a car & motorcycle show, a carnival, parade, 5K run, rodeo, dance & more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Guthrie
Guthrie, OK


Telephone: 405-282-2589
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Features FREE photos with the Easter Bunny as well as crafts for kids and egg hunts. See website for schedule.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bass Pro Shops
200 Bass Pro
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 405-218-5200
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Designed to help teach caregivers about their role in the development and school success of children in their care as well as to provide young children with intentional, developmentally...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oklahoma City-County Health Department
921 NE 23rd
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 405-297-7705
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Stories, songs and play for children ages 2-PreK. Tuesdays at 10am.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Norman Public Library West
3000 Norman Center Court
Norman, OK
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Includes a story and hand-on art project built around a weekly theme. For children ages 3-5 with adult.  

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
555 Elm Ave
Norman, OK
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Telephone: 405-325-3272
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Art Moves, presented by Devon, is the Arts Council of OKC’s newest initiative, offering free hour-long lunchtime art events and demonstrations in Downtown OKC. The program has provided...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Venues vary throughout Downtown Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, OK  73102


Sponsor: Produced by the Arts Council of Oklahoma City; Presented by Devon Energy
Telephone: 405-270-4848
Contact Name: Arts Council of Oklahoma City
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Features 30-minute concerts performed by OU music students and faculty. See website for schedule of performers.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
555 Elm
Norman, OK
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Telephone: 405-325-4938
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Features fun, active play and educational activities such as water safety, bike safety, fitness challenges, a golf driving net, face painting, moon bounces, crafts, games and more.  

Cost: FREE

Where:
North Side YMCA
10000 N Pennsylvania
Oklahoma City, OK
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Do you like a challenge?  If so, come join Chick fil A at Rockwell for our Minute to Win it style games at our Family Night on April 15th from 6pm to 8pm. The Minute to Win It style...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Chick fil A at Rockwell
7004 NW Expressway
Oklahoma City, OK  73132
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Sponsor: Chick fil A at Rockwell
Telephone: 405-728-9494
Contact Name: Tarod or Karen
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Introduces children ages 3+ to Shakespeare and the classics.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Choctaw Library
Choctaw, OK


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Features music, food, baseball games, a car & motorcycle show, a carnival, parade, 5K run, rodeo, dance & more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Guthrie
Guthrie, OK


Telephone: 405-282-2589
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Features FREE photos with the Easter Bunny as well as crafts for kids and egg hunts. See website for schedule.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bass Pro Shops
200 Bass Pro
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 405-218-5200
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For ages 2-5 with parent or caregiver. Story time books are nature-themed and selected based on the season. Children can enjoy creating a small craft after the story. Presented by Junior League...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory Lobby
301 W Reno
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 405-445-7080
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Art Moves, presented by Devon, is the Arts Council of OKC’s newest initiative, offering free hour-long lunchtime art events and demonstrations in Downtown OKC. The program has provided...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Venues vary throughout Downtown Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, OK  73102


Sponsor: Produced by the Arts Council of Oklahoma City; Presented by Devon Energy
Telephone: 405-270-4848
Contact Name: Arts Council of Oklahoma City
Website »

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Features crafts, games, face painting, photos with the Easter Bunny and an egg hunt.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sam Noble Museum
2401 Chautauqua
Norman, OK
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Telephone: 405-325-4712
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Easter Seals Oklahoma offers a variety of trainings for parents, family members who have a loved one with developmental disabilities, challenging behaviors, or those who are just interested in...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Easter Seals Oklahoma
701 NE 13th Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
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Stop by Green Bambino for a free Make & Take craft. Your child of any age can pick an Easter egg of their choice and decorate it with funny face stickers. No purchase or reservations...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Green Bambino
5120 N Shartel
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 405-848-2330
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Features an egg hunt with over 30,000 eggs, bounce houses, FREE food, prizes and more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Gate Church
7700 N Council Rd
Oklahoma City, OK
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An Easter Egg Hunt! Open to all ages.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Church of Christ South Yukon
11700 NW 10th St
Yukon, OK  73099
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Sponsor: Church of Christ South Yukon
Telephone: 405-354-1863

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Features music, food, baseball games, a car & motorcycle show, a carnival, parade, 5K run, rodeo, dance & more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Guthrie
Guthrie, OK


Telephone: 405-282-2589
Website »

More information

Features FREE photos with the Easter Bunny as well as crafts for kids and egg hunts. See website for schedule.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bass Pro Shops
200 Bass Pro
Oklahoma City, OK
View map »


Telephone: 405-218-5200
Website »

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Designed to help teach caregivers about their role in the development and school success of children in their care as well as to provide young children with intentional, developmentally...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oklahoma City-County Health Department
921 NE 23rd
Oklahoma City, OK
View map »


Telephone: 405-297-7705
Website »

More information

Art Moves, presented by Devon, is the Arts Council of OKC’s newest initiative, offering free hour-long lunchtime art events and demonstrations in Downtown OKC. The program has provided...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Venues vary throughout Downtown Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, OK  73102


Sponsor: Produced by the Arts Council of Oklahoma City; Presented by Devon Energy
Telephone: 405-270-4848
Contact Name: Arts Council of Oklahoma City
Website »

More information

Features live music, food vendors, entertainment & more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bickham-Rudkin Dog Park
East of Boulevard on 33rd
Edmond, OK
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Telephone: 405-216-7636
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Free concert featuring the Oklahoma Christian University Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, and Chamber Orchestra.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hardeman Auditorium, Oklahoma Christian University
2501 E. Memorial Road
Edmond , OK  73013
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Telephone: 405-425-5530
Contact Name: Melissa Lauxman
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Features FREE photos with the Easter Bunny as well as crafts for kids and egg hunts. See website for schedule.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bass Pro Shops
200 Bass Pro
Oklahoma City, OK
View map »


Telephone: 405-218-5200
Website »

More information

Features music, food, baseball games, a car & motorcycle show, a carnival, parade, 5K run, rodeo, dance & more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Guthrie
Guthrie, OK


Telephone: 405-282-2589
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Learn about the important role the hatchery plays in support of the City’s eco-system.

Cost: FREE

Where:
OKC Municipal Fish Hatchery
10940 N Meridian
Oklahoma City, OK
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: For small groups; get a complete view of campus; includes a tour, financial aid session for parents, free grub, and more.

Cost: Free

Where:
Oklahoma Christian University
2501 E. Memorial Road
Edmond , OK  73013
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Telephone: 405-425-5050
Contact Name: Teresa DeBoard
Website »

More information

Art Moves, presented by Devon, is the Arts Council of OKC’s newest initiative, offering free hour-long lunchtime art events and demonstrations in Downtown OKC. The program has provided...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Venues vary throughout Downtown Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, OK  73102


Sponsor: Produced by the Arts Council of Oklahoma City; Presented by Devon Energy
Telephone: 405-270-4848
Contact Name: Arts Council of Oklahoma City
Website »

More information

Stop by Green Bambino for a free Make & Take craft. Your child of any age can pick an Easter egg of their choice and decorate it with funny face stickers. No purchase or reservations...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Green Bambino
5120 N Shartel
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 405-848-2330
Website »

More information

Features film screenings, live music, art exhibitions & food trucks.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Film Row
Sheridan between Dewey & Shartel
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 405-235-3500
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Features music, food, baseball games, a car & motorcycle show, a carnival, parade, 5K run, rodeo, dance & more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Guthrie
Guthrie, OK


Telephone: 405-282-2589
Website »

More information

Features FREE photos with the Easter Bunny as well as crafts for kids and egg hunts. See website for schedule.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bass Pro Shops
200 Bass Pro
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 405-218-5200
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Chick fil A at Rockwell is located at 7004 NW Expressway in Oklahoma City.  The Easter Egg Hunt is FREE.  Food available for purchase.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Chick fil A at Rockwell
7004 NW Expressway
Oklahoma City, OK  73132
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Sponsor: Chick fil A at Rockwell
Telephone: 405-728-9494
Contact Name: Tarod or Karen
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Do you utilize baby slings or carriers? Want to connect with other parents in the "babywearing" movement or get reassurance you are positioning baby correctly? This is a time for...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Babies R Us
1731 E Belle Isle Blvc
OKC, OK  73118
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Sponsor: Babies R Us & Babywearing Doula
Telephone: 405-285-8280
Contact Name: Piper Nard
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Features egg hunts for all ages with golden egg prizes, Easter Bunny pictures, inflatables, face painting, glitter tattoos and lunch from La Luna and Roxy's Ice Cream Trucks available for...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Southpointe Church
13300 Straka Farm Rd
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 405-692-7788
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Each Saturday, 10:15am.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Full Circle Books
1900 NW Expressway
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 405-842-2900
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Easter Egg Hunt!  Pictures with  the Easter Bunny ($5 min donation requested to support United Way), bounce houses, Spaghetti Eddie & more!

Cost: FREE

Where:
Classen Curve
5825 NW Grand Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK  73118
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Sponsor: Classen Curve
Telephone: 405-418-8881
Contact Name: Gary Goldman
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Buy, sell or trade used diapers, diapering accessories and baby carriers. Handmade items also available for purchase.

Cost: FREE admission

Where:
Green Bambino
5120 N Shartel
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 405-848-2330
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Saturdays 11-11:30am.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Edmond's Best of Books
1313 E Danforth
Edmond, OK
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Telephone: 405-340-9202
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  Ages 3+

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lakeshore Learning Store
6300 N. May Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK  73112
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Telephone: 405-858-8778
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FREE learn to skate lesson.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Skate Galaxy
5800 NW 36th St
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 405-605-2758
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Includes a butterfly release and crafts.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Quail Springs United Methodist Church
14617 N Penn
Oklahoma City, OK
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Telephone: 405-755-3258
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Offers discounts and live performances at several locations. The Sugar Free Allstars will perform at 3pm at the store at 3701 N Western Avenue in celebration of their limited edition vinyl...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Guestroom Records
, OK


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Features FREE photos with the Easter Bunny as well as crafts for kids and egg hunts. See website for schedule.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bass Pro Shops
200 Bass Pro
Oklahoma City, OK
View map »


Telephone: 405-218-5200
Website »

More information

Features music, food, baseball games, a car & motorcycle show, a carnival, parade, 5K run, rodeo, dance & more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Guthrie
Guthrie, OK


Telephone: 405-282-2589
Website »

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