Events - Apr 16, 2017

Below you will find the most comprehensive list of upcoming events, family activities, and things to do in L.A. with kids.  Browse through all of the events, or use the convenient search tool below to find the specific types of events you are looking for.

Interactive! The Exhibition – How Pop Culture Reshapes Technology

Interactive! The Exhibition – How Pop Culture Reshapes Technology

Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, Simi Valley , CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 22 through April 16. Discover how pop culture can influence technology in this fascinating exhibit. Interactive! has four themed areas -...

10/22/2016 - 04/16/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Disneyland's Main Street Electrical Light Parade

Disneyland's Main Street Electrical Light Parade

Disneyland, Anaheim, CA

various times Jan. 20-June 18. This colorfully lit up parade, featuring many of the classic Disney characters.  was a staple of Disneyland since it began...

01/20/2017 - 06/18/2017: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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The Eagles Have Landed: Dan Gurney’s All American Racers Exhibit

The Eagles Have Landed: Dan Gurney’s All American Racers Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, California

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 28-Jan. 17, 2018. Dan Gurney is one of the iconic names of auto racing for his success as a driver, designer...

01/28/2017 - 01/17/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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TMNT: Secrets of the Sewer Exhibit

TMNT: Secrets of the Sewer Exhibit

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 28-April 23. Michaelangelo, Leonardo, Raphael and Donatello surface at the Cube LA to let youngsters join them as Teenage Mutant Ninja...

01/28/2017 - 04/23/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Very Eric Carle Exhibit

Very Eric Carle Exhibit

Discovery Cube Orange County, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 28-May 14. Is your child very into Eric Carle, then they will undoubtedly be very into this exhibit. Conceived around Carle's...

01/28/2017 - 05/14/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Dream Big IMAX Movie

Dream Big IMAX Movie

California Science Center, Los Angeles, California

10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Feb. 17-June 29. Dream Big, playing exclusively in L.A. at the California Science Center, is not your typical IMAX...

02/17/2017 - 06/29/2017: 10:30 am - 6:00 pm

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Beauty and the Beast at the El Capitan

Beauty and the Beast at the El Capitan

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

10:45 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m. 10:30 p.m. March 17-April 30. El Capitan will offer a beautiful experience to watch Disney's new live-action version of...

03/17/2017 - 04/30/2017: 10:45 am - 12:15 am

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Butterfly Pavilion

Butterfly Pavilion

Natural History Museum, Los Angeles, California

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. March 19-Sept. 4. The new Butterfly Pavilion provides more room to view all of the beautiful butterflies. More than 30 species of...

03/19/2017 - 09/04/2017: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Chihuly at the Catalina Island Museum

Chihuly at the Catalina Island Museum

Catalina Island Museum, Catalina Island, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 26-Dec. 11 (closed Thanksgiving Day). An internationally acclaimed artist, Dale Chihuly creates unique sculptural pieces that are known for their unusual...

03/26/2017 - 12/11/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Easter Bunny at The Americana at Brand

The Easter Bunny at The Americana at Brand

The Americana at Brand, Glendale , CA

Hop on over and visit the Easter Bunny at the Bunny Bungalow. Families are welcome to make an appointment online, or they can drop in...

03/28/2017 - 04/16/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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The Grove Welcomes The Easter Bunny

The Grove Welcomes The Easter Bunny

The Grove, Los Angeles ,

Come visit the Easter Bunny at the Bunny Bungalow. Families are welcome to make an appointment online, or they can drop in during the Easter...

03/28/2017 - 04/16/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

California Adventure Park, Anaheim, CA

8 a.m.-9 p.m. April 1-16. Families can go on a foodie adventure in California Adventure this April. The park will serve up a variety of...

04/01/2017 - 04/16/2017: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Bubblefest

Bubblefest

Discovery Cube Orange County, Santa Ana, CA

9 a.m.-6 p.m. April 1-16. Bubblefest pops up at the Discovery Cube OC for its 21st year. It'll be all about the bubbles, as children...

04/01/2017 - 04/16/2017: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Underwood Family Farms' Easter on the Farm

Underwood Family Farms' Easter on the Farm

Underwood Family Farms, Moorpark, CA

9 a.m.-6 p.m. April 1-17. Underwood welcomes in spring and the coming of Easter with a wide selection of seasonal activities. Explore the Easter Storyboard...

04/01/2017 - 04/17/2017: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Knott’s Boysenberry Festival

Knott’s Boysenberry Festival

Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA

10 a.m.-10 p.m. April 1, 8-23, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. April 2-7. You'll be shouting "boy, oh, boysenberry!" at Knott's Berry Farm this month. The annual...

04/01/2017 - 04/23/2017: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Portals Project at Grand Park

Portals Project at Grand Park

Grand Park, Los Angeles, California

8-10 a.m., noon-2 p.m. April 10-23. The Portals Project is an unusual installation set up in a large gold shipping container placed in Grand Park....

04/10/2017 - 04/23/2017: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Big Bunny Spring Fling at the Los Angeles Zoo

Big Bunny Spring Fling at the Los Angeles Zoo

Greater Los Angeles Zoo and Botanicals Garden in Griffith Park, Los Angeles , California

10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 14-16. It's an "egg-citing" time of the year at the Zoo. Special spring activities include face painting, musical entertainment, crafts and...

04/14/2017 - 04/16/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Hop ‘n Shop at Citadel Outlets

Hop ‘n Shop at Citadel Outlets

Citadel Outlets, Los Angeles, California

Citadel Outlets, LA’s only outlet center, is celebrating Easter weekend with free photos with the Easter Bunny and egg-cellent spring sales at brands around the...

04/14/2017 - 04/16/2017: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Shen Yun 2017

Shen Yun 2017

Dolby Theater, Los Angeles,

7:30 p.m. April 14, 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m. April 15, 1 p.m., 6 p.m. April 16. A Shen Yun production combines ancient Chinese legends with...

04/14/2017 - 04/16/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Kidspace's Egg Hunt

Kidspace's Egg Hunt

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena,

10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 15-16. Hundreds of candy-filled eggs will be planted throughout the Arroyo Adventure just waiting to be discovered. The hunts will happen...

04/15/2017 - 04/16/2017: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Fireball Tim's Wheels and Waves

Fireball Tim's Wheels and Waves

Malibu Country Mart, Malibu, CA

Fireball Tim's Wheels and Waves will rev up your morning at this cars-and-coffee type of event that will feature classic cars, exotics, muscle cars, rat...

04/16/2017: 7:00 am - 9:00 am

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Palos Verdes Farmers Market

Palos Verdes Farmers Market

Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates , Ca

This well-established farmers market, which has been operating for 23 years, offers a wide selection of fruit, vegetables and organic foods. There are also vendors...

04/16/2017: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Easter Breakfast at the Aquarium

Easter Breakfast at the Aquarium

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, California

Spend Easter morning at the Aquarium, which will serve up some buffet-style goodness (including their version of "green eggs and ham").  

04/16/2017: 8:30 am - 10:30 am

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Easter Breakfast Aboard Battleship IOWA

Battleship IOWA, San Pedro, CA

Looking for a unique way to celebrate Easter? This year, the entire family can enjoy an authentic experience of a sailor while dining in the...

04/16/2017: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Queen Mary's legendary Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch

Queen Mary's legendary Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch

Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA

The Queen Mary's "eggs"-traordinary Sunday brunch will be more "eggs"-citing on Easter. Holiday activities will include a bunny & friends petting zoo, Easter egg hunt,...

04/16/2017: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

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SAT Diagnostic Test & Score Analysis Session

Collegewuse, Los Angeles,

Noodle Pros and Collegewise are offering 20 LA-based students the opportunity to partake in an SAT Diagnostic Test & Score Analysis Session. It includes a...

04/16/2017: 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

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Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach's Easter Brunch

Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach's Easter Brunch

Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach, Manhattan Beach, California

Families can soak up the sun while dining at an abundant Easter buffet that offers a variety of traditional breakfast selections and gourmet food choices, along...

04/16/2017: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Shade Hotel Redondo Beach's Easter Brunch

Shade Hotel Redondo Beach's Easter Brunch

Shade Hotel Redondo Beach, Redondo Beach, California

The Shade Hotel Redondo Beach invites you to enjoy a luscious Easter buffet that offers a variety of traditional breakfast selections and gourmet food choices, along...

04/16/2017: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Los Angeles Maritime Museum, San Pedro, CA

It's all aboard for "Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog!" Upon entering this exhibit, kids will pass the lighthouse and ride the Birdwell Island...

04/16/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibit

Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibit

FIDM Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Sat. (closed Sun.-Mon.) Feb. 5-April 22. For the 25th year, the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising's museum presents an exhibit that...

04/16/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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California Continued at the Autry

California Continued at the Autry

Autry Museum of the American West, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. The Autry has a new gallery space that will be home to "California Continued," which will explore...

04/16/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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California Yarnscape

California Yarnscape

The Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles, CA, USA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. March 14-June 25. See one-of-a-kind pieces by fiber artists, knitters, and crocheters that respond to the question,...

04/16/2017: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Caterpillar Adoption Days

Caterpillar Adoption Days

Kidspace Children’s Museum, Pasadena,

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. March 11-April 23. Become a butterfly breeder by adopting a Painted Lady Caterpillar from the Busy Bee...

04/16/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times Exhibit

Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times Exhibit

MUZEO, Anaheim, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Thur., Sun., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. (closed Mon.) Feb. 12–May 7. In its only West Coast appearance, this exhibit showcases a wealth...

04/16/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Music Teacher LA's $20 Music Lessons to Benefit Coeur d'Alene Elementary School

Music Teacher LA's $20 Music Lessons to Benefit Coeur d'Alene Elementary School

All new students who will book their initial private music lesson (piano, voice, violin or guitar) between April 3-15 will get their first lesson for $20....

04/16/2017: All Day

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Octavia E. Butler: Telling My Stories Exhibit

Octavia E. Butler: Telling My Stories Exhibit

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.-Mon. April 8-Aug. 7. The Huntington honors Octavia Butler, a Pasadena native who became the first African-American woman to win acclaim, and...

04/16/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time Exhibit

Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time Exhibit

LACMA, Los Angeles,

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Thurs., 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Fri. 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Dec. 4-May 7 (closed Dec. 25). Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera are...

04/16/2017: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Renaissance Pleasure Faire

Renaissance Pleasure Faire

Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area, Irwindale, CA

10 a.m.–7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. April 8 thru May 21, 2017. All ye lords and ladies can travel back to 16th century England as the Faire...

04/16/2017: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Dubuffet Drawings, 1935–1962 Exhibit

Dubuffet Drawings, 1935–1962 Exhibit

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. (closed Mon.) Jan. 29–April 20. Hammer Museum presents the West Coast debut of the first in-depth museum exhibition...

04/16/2017: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Moholy-Nagy: Future Present

Moholy-Nagy: Future Present

LACMA, L.A., CA

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon., Tues., Thur., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. (closed. Wed.) Feb. 12-June 18. This wonderful retrospective...

04/16/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Ocean Zone Exhibit

Ocean Zone Exhibit

Children’s Museum at La Habra, La Habra, CA

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. March 28-Aug. 20. Children can do some oceanic exploration at this interactive exhibit. They...

04/16/2017: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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The Bunny Museum Easter Celebration

The Bunny Museum Easter Celebration

The Bunny Museum, Altadena, CA

Hop on over to The Bunny Museum and share your Easter with the bunnies. World's only museum devoted to bunnies - it's Guinness World Record...

04/16/2017: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The Inner Eye: Vision and Transcendence in African Arts Exhibit

The Inner Eye: Vision and Transcendence in African Arts Exhibit

LACMA, L.A., CA

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Tues., Thurs., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. This exhibit presents 100 sculptural and textile pieces that focus on different...

04/16/2017: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Interstitial Exhibit

Interstitial Exhibit

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. March 5-Aug. 6. The Pasadena Museum of California Art's exhibit "Interstitial" refers to sculptural work that falls into the spaces between the...

04/16/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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LA Spring Fair

LA Spring Fair

Whittier Narrows Rec. Park – La Prada Event Plaza, South El Monte, CA

5-10 p.m. Wed.-Thur., 5-11 p.m. Fri., noon-11 p.m. Sat., noon-10 p.m. Sun. (closed Mon.-Tues.). The largest spring festival in Los Angeles County offers 15 acres...

04/16/2017: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Pantsula 4 LYF: Popular Dance and Fashion in Johannesburg Exhibit

Pantsula 4 LYF: Popular Dance and Fashion in Johannesburg Exhibit

Fowler Museum at UCLA, L.A., California

noon-8 p.m. Wed., noon-5 p.m. Thur-Sun. Jan. 29 through May 7. This is the first U.S. exhibition to focus on the contemporary South African movement...

04/16/2017: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Finding Belle

Finding Belle

Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica, California

2 p.m. Sat., 12:30 p.m. Sun. Jan. 29-April 30. Something strange has happened to your favorite fairy tale characters, like Cinderella, Snowhite, Aladdin and Mother...

04/16/2017: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Into The Woods

Into The Woods

Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, California

8 p.m. Tues-Fri., 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat., 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Sun. (and 2 p.m. May 5) April 5-May 14 (no show April 12)....

04/16/2017: 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Big Fish

Big Fish

Westchester Playhouse, L.A., CA

8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. March 17-April 22. A heartfelt, magical musical about fathers, sons, and the stories that they tell, Big Fish has...

04/16/2017: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Cupcakes + Coloring: An After School Treat

Cupcakes + Coloring: An After School Treat

Baby Bea’s Bakeshop, Beverly Hills, CA

2-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri. Feb. 28-May 31. Children are invited to Baby Bea's Bakeshop after school for cupcakes, coloring, storytime, and games! Think of it as...

04/16/2017: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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HOORAY L.A.

Bob Baker’s Marionette Theater, Los Angeles, California

2:30 p.m. April 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29. In 1981, Bob Baker created this show, which was his "love letter to Los Angeles." A cavalcade of...

04/16/2017: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Zimmer Sunday Family Program: Oh, Snakes!

Zimmer Sunday Family Program: Oh, Snakes!

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A.,

The Zimmer plays host to a special presentation of live animals. Come to the museum and discover creatures that are crawling, scurrying and slithering by!

04/16/2017: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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South Pasadena Little League Challenger Division

South Pasadena Little League Challenger Division

Orange Grove Park, South Pasadena, CA

South Pasadena Little League's Challenger Division is always open for kids who have physical or mental challenges and want to play some baseball, make new...

04/16/2017: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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Superhero/Sci-Fi Double Feature

Superhero/Sci-Fi Double Feature

Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood, CA

The American Cinematheque at The Egyptian presents a pair of films, featuring "saviors from outer space." Screened will be the 1978 version of "Superman," the...

04/16/2017: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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