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September 2014

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8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Margre Durham Walk for the Animals

Join us on the NHS campus for our biggest annual fundraiser. You can participate solo, or form a dog pack with family, friends or co-workers and work as a team. Gather pledges or use your...

Cost: Raise $35 to get a t-shirt!

Where?
NHS Campus
8929 Fort Street
Omaha , NE
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For more information:
Sponsor: Nebraska Humane Society
Telephone: 402-905-3483
Contact name: Gordon Krentz
Website »

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Omaha Farmers Market-Aksarben Village

Join the Omaha Farmers Market as we celebrate our 21st season of making locally grown foods accessible to our community. Fresh produce, one-of-a-kind products and valued relationships make the...

Cost: www.omahafarmersmarket.org

Where?
Farmers Market
67th and Mercy
Omaha, NE
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

National Alpaca Farm Day FREE OPEN HOUSE

Come out to the beautiful hills of Fort Calhoun and relax with 30 alpacas (most of which will eat out of your hand) There will be food supplied in order to feed these gentle animals. There will...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Alpacas of the Heartland LLC
7016 County Road 39
Fort Calhoun, NE  68023
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For more information:
Sponsor: Alpacas of the Heartland LLC
Telephone: 402-426-1909or402
Contact name: Sheri Jacoby
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

ARTsarben Art Fair

Omaha Summer Arts Festival presents the 3rd annual ARTsarben Art Fair at Aksarben Village! This innovative event will showcase traditional fine art plus offbeat, creative and stylish works created...

Cost: FREE!

Where?
Aksarben Village
67th and Center
Omaha, NE  68106
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-345-5401
Contact name: Peggy Reall
Website »

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Faith Baptist Church of Omaha Sunday Morning Service

Faith Baptist Church of Omaha Sunday Morning Service each Sunday morning at 11 a.m. http://omaha.net/faith-baptist-church

Cost: FREE

Where?
Faith Baptist Church of Omaha Nebraska
5123 North 15th Street
Omaha, NE
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For more information:
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Our Lady of Lourdes Fall Festival

Our Lady of Lourdes’ parish is holding its annual Fall Festival on Sunday, September 28th from 12:00 – 9:00 p.m. Raffle prizes ranging from $5,000 to $500, a huge silent auction, live music...

Cost: The festival and music is free of charge. The food, drink, games and rides range

Where?
Our Lady of Lourdes Church
2100 S 32nd Ave
Omaha, NE  68105
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-960-2216
Contact name: Colleen Ruvalcaba
Website »

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Nebraska Sportsmen's Foundation Trapshooting Tournament

Teams of five compete to win a number of cash prizes. Two rounds of 25 targets determine winners. Raffle tickets available for purchase for drawing of a youth lifetime hunt and fish permit....

Cost: $150 per 5 person team/$30 per individual

Where?
Lincoln Izaak Walton League
10801 S. 134th Street
Bennet, NE  68508
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For more information:
Sponsor: Nebraska Sportsmen's Foundation
Telephone: 402-805-4308
Contact name: Chris Thody
Website »

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Cold Cases of Sarpy County

Not all cases are open and shut. The Sarpy County Sheriff's will share three cold cases that still remain open and unsolved on the books.

Cost: FREE

Where?
Sarpy County Museum
2402 Clay Street
Bellevue, NE  68005
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For more information:
Sponsor: Sarpy County Sheriff's Office
Telephone: 402-292-1880
Contact name: Kassie
Website »

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

You Know What? F%$# the 80s!

Most of us think of the 1980s as nothing but teased hair, bangles, Player's Jackets, and endless repeats of The Breakfast Club on beta. Trust us. It's much, much worse. The Apollon invites you an...

Cost: $30 (includes dinner)

Where?
The Apollon
1801 Vinton St
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Apollon
Telephone: 402-884-0135
Contact name: Ryan Tewell
Website »

Ak-Sar-Ben's River City Rodeo & Stockshow

Ak-Sar-Ben’s River City Rodeo & Stock Show September 25-28, 2014 Four day western festival featuring three core events including two championship rodeos, the Justin Boots Championships and the...

Cost: varying

Where?
CenturyLink Center
Omaha, NE

For more information:
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7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

You Know What? F%$# the 80s!

Most of us think of the 1980s as nothing but teased hair, bangles, Player's Jackets, and endless repeats of The Breakfast Club on beta. Trust us. It's much, much worse. The Apollon invites you an...

Cost: $30 (includes dinner)

Where?
The Apollon
1801 Vinton St
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Apollon
Telephone: 402-884-0135
Contact name: Ryan Tewell
Website »

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Infinite8 Cafe

A weekly community-based and highly interactive forum, as an empowering platform to tackle many of the daily challenges we face in our highly evolving and complex world. Each week, forums will...

Cost: FREE

Where?
InCommon Community Development Center
1340 Park Ave.
Omaha, NE  68105
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For more information:
Sponsor: Infinite8 Institute/inCommon
Telephone: 402-819-7605
Contact name: Aledia Kartchner
Website »

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

You Know What? F%$# the 80s!

Most of us think of the 1980s as nothing but teased hair, bangles, Player's Jackets, and endless repeats of The Breakfast Club on beta. Trust us. It's much, much worse. The Apollon invites you an...

Cost: $30 (includes dinner)

Where?
The Apollon
1801 Vinton St
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Apollon
Telephone: 402-884-0135
Contact name: Ryan Tewell
Website »

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Phoenix Academy Scholarship Luncheon

Erin Gruwell will be the featured guest at Phoenix Academy’s annual Scholarship Luncheon held on Wednesday, October 1 at the CenturyLink Center. Ms. Gruwell’s Freedom Writers Foundation strives...

Cost: $100/person; $150/person for patron tickets

Where?
CenturyLink Center
455 N. 10th Street
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Phoenix Academy
Telephone: 402-390-0556
Contact name: Patrice Monnier
Website »

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

You Know What? F%$# the 80s!

Most of us think of the 1980s as nothing but teased hair, bangles, Player's Jackets, and endless repeats of The Breakfast Club on beta. Trust us. It's much, much worse. The Apollon invites you an...

Cost: $30 (includes dinner)

Where?
The Apollon
1801 Vinton St
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Apollon
Telephone: 402-884-0135
Contact name: Ryan Tewell
Website »

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

CSI Guild "PurseOnalities" Scholarship Luncheon

Don't miss “PurseOnalities 2014,” the CSI Guild's annual Scholarship Luncheon to help raise funds for at-risk youth as well as support scholarships for students who have participated in some...

Cost: Starting at $75

Where?
Hilton Omaha
1001 Cass St.
Omaha, NE
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For more information:
Sponsor: Child Saving Institute Guild
Telephone: 402-504-3661
Contact name: Cali Page
Website »

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

PurseOnalities Scholarship Luncheon

Luncheon with speaker and Silent Auction of Fabulous Purse Packages - to benefit college scholarship program

Cost: $75 and up per seat

Where?
Hilton Downtown
1001 Cass Street
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Child Saving Institute Guild
Telephone: 402-504-43664
Contact name: Sara Achelpohl
Website »

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

2014 Omaha Woman of the Year

The Woman of the Year Gala, now in its forty-first year, is a major fundraiser for the Arthritis Foundation’s programs and services. Each year’s event honors a philanthropic woman from the...

Cost: $150/per ticket - Ads & sponsorship packages available

Where?
Embassy Suites - La Vista
12520 Westport Parkway
La Vista, NE  68128
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For more information:
Sponsor: Arthritis Foundation
Telephone: 402-201-2864
Contact name: Sarah Jensen
Website »

5:30 PM -

March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction

The March of Dimes “signature” event is an unforgettable gourmet extravaganza! Omaha’s most notable chefs prepare samples of their signature dishes for guests to enjoy along...

Cost: Individual Ticket: 150.00, Table of Ten: 1,500.00

Where?
Embassy Suites - LaVista
12520 Westport Parkway
La Vista , NE
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For more information:
Sponsor: March of Dimes
Telephone: 402-496-7111
Contact name: Lea Kucks
Website »

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The 2014 Good Apple Awards

The Good Apple Awards is Appleseed's annual fundraiser recognizing outstanding individuals and organizations who stand up for justice and opportunity for all Nebraskans.

Cost: $75

Where?
Livestock Exchange Building Ballroom
4920 South 30th Street
Omaha, NE  68106
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For more information:
Sponsor: Nebraska Appleseed
Telephone: 402-438-8853x110
Contact name: Nic Swiercek
Website »

6:30 PM -

Earth and Wine

A biennial food and wine tasting event, Earth & Wine benefits the Omaha Zoo’s conservation programs, linking its efforts directly to those of renowned conservationists conducting work in the...

Cost: $100-$150 per person

Where?
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
3701 South 10th St
Omaha, NE  68107
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-738-2073
Contact name: Hillary Bobys
Website »

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

You Know What? F%$# the 80s!

Most of us think of the 1980s as nothing but teased hair, bangles, Player's Jackets, and endless repeats of The Breakfast Club on beta. Trust us. It's much, much worse. The Apollon invites you an...

Cost: $30 (includes dinner)

Where?
The Apollon
1801 Vinton St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: The Apollon
Telephone: 402-884-0135
Contact name: Ryan Tewell
Website »

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

"American Buffalo" by David Mamet

In a Chicago junk shop three small time crooks plot to rob a man of his coin collection, the showpiece of which is a valuable "Buffalo nickel". These high-minded grifters fancy themselves...

Cost: 30 Adults; $25 Students/Seniors $25

Where?
BLUEBARN Theatre
614 S. 11th Street
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-345-1576
Contact name: Randall T. Stevens
Website »

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

First Friday Art Opening

Monthly "First Friday" Event. Featuring new art and fine craft. Light refreshments always served. Blue Pomegranate Gallery featuring 40 plus Local and American Handcrafted artist. Anne Nye fused...

Cost: free

Where?
Blue Pomegranate Gallery
6570 Maples ST
omaha, NE  68104
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For more information:
Sponsor: Blue Pomegranate Gallery
Telephone: 402-502-9901
Contact name: Sondra Gerber
Website »

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Nebraska Children's Home Society 8th Annual Homegrown

Please join the BRANCH Board as we celebrate Nebraska Children's Home Society and the work that they do for our community. Enjoy beer and wine samples paired with our great state's favorite foods...

Cost: $30 pre-register, $35 at the door

Where?
Regency Court
120 Regency Parkway
Omaha, NE  68114
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For more information:
Sponsor: The BRANCH Board
Website »

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Hearts United for Animals 25th Anniversary Pawty & Fundraiser

Help Hearts United for Animals, a Nebraska no-kill shelter and sanctuary, celebrate 25 years of saving the lives of our precious animal friends. The event will be casual with silent auction items,...

Cost: $50

Where?
The Players Club at Deer Creek
12101 Deer Creek Drive
Omaha, NE  68142
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-616-5002
Contact name: Lori Hook
Website »

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Joslyn Castle Paranormal Workshops

A class covering the preparations, details, research, and study surrounding paranormal investigation. Learn about the equipment and techniques PARACON uses on each case. The class will be open...

Cost: $40 per person

Where?
The Joslyn Castle
3902 Davenport St.
Omaha, NE  68131
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Joslyn Castle
Telephone: 402-595-2199
Contact name: Emily Lasky
Website »

7:00 PM

The Cat in the Hat

Oct. 3-19, 2014 Fridays at 7pm, Saturdays at 2pm & 5pm, Sundays at 2pm At long last, Dr. Seuss’ beloved rhyming classic bounds from your imagination onto The Rose Stage! A rainy day becomes a...

Cost: $18 or FREE WITH MEMBERSHIP

Where?
The Rose Theater
2001 Farnam St
Omaha, NE  68102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Children's Hospital & Medical Center, Nebraska Furniture Mart
Telephone: 402-345-4849
Contact name: Box Office
Website »

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

"American Buffalo" by David Mamet

In a Chicago junk shop three small time crooks plot to rob a man of his coin collection, the showpiece of which is a valuable "Buffalo nickel". These high-minded grifters fancy themselves...

Cost: 30 Adults; $25 Students/Seniors $25

Where?
BLUEBARN Theatre
614 S. 11th Street
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-345-1576
Contact name: Randall T. Stevens
Website »

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

You Know What? F%$# the 80s!

Most of us think of the 1980s as nothing but teased hair, bangles, Player's Jackets, and endless repeats of The Breakfast Club on beta. Trust us. It's much, much worse. The Apollon invites you an...

Cost: $30 (includes dinner)

Where?
The Apollon
1801 Vinton St
Omaha, NE  68108
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: The Apollon
Telephone: 402-884-0135
Contact name: Ryan Tewell
Website »

8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Omaha Farmers Market-Old Market

Join the Omaha Farmers Market as we celebrate our 21st season of making locally grown foods accessible to our community. Fresh produce, one-of-a-kind products and valued relationships make the...

Cost: www.omahafarmersmarket.org

Where?
Farmers Market
11th and Jackson
Omaha, NE  68102
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Autumn and Japanese Ambience Festival

For an entire weekend, the garden grounds are alive with merriment as guests celebrate the joys of autumn and experience the Japanese culture first-hand. Most activities are free with garden...

Cost: $7/adults, $3/children ages 6-12. The event is free for garden members and child

Where?
Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE  68108
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-346-4002
Contact name: Jennifer Evans
Website »

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Omaha Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

2014 Omaha Gem & Mineral Show Saturday Oct 4 9-6 & Sunday Oct5 10-5 Adults $5, Students and Seniors $3, Under 12 free Dealers, Demonstrators and Displays: Gems, Jewelry, Fossils, Collectibles,...

Cost: Adult $5, Students and Seniors $3 under 12 Free

Where?
Westside Community Center
108th and Grover
Omaha, NE
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For more information:
Sponsor: Nebraska Mineral and Gem Club
Telephone: 402-873-6515
Contact name: Tammy Jeanneret
Website »

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Autumn Harvest Art Show

Held in the Peter Kiewit Lodge at Mahoney State Park. View some of the finest art in the country! Many reputable and nationally known artists from four different states will be offering their work...

Cost: $4.00 State Park Fee

Where?
Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
28500 West Park Highway
Ashland, NE  68003
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For more information:
Sponsor: Eugene T. Mahoney State Park and Prairie Images
Telephone: 402-944-2523
Contact name: Eugene T. Mahoney State Park

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Gifford Farm Family Fun Saturdays

Country Neighbors Kindness Day - Join Gifford farm in helping some of our local non profit neighbors. Bring a picnic lunch and visit our Outdoor Nature Classroom, see the farm animals and much more.

Cost: $5.00 per person ages 2 & older & half price for military families with I.D.

Where?
Gifford Farm Education Center
700 Camp Gifford Road
Bellevue, NE  68005
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For more information:
Sponsor: Gifford Farm Education Center
Telephone: 402-597-4920
Contact name: Laura Pedersen
Website »

2:00 PM

The Cat in the Hat

Oct. 3-19, 2014 Fridays at 7pm, Saturdays at 2pm & 5pm, Sundays at 2pm At long last, Dr. Seuss’ beloved rhyming classic bounds from your imagination onto The Rose Stage! A rainy day becomes a...

Cost: $18 or FREE WITH MEMBERSHIP

Where?
The Rose Theater
2001 Farnam St
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Children's Hospital & Medical Center, Nebraska Furniture Mart
Contact name: Box Office
Website »

3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Cunningham's Pub & Grill 1st Annual Oktoberfest Tailgate Party

Bringing together two great things about Fall: Football & German Beer. This 21+ outdoor event will take place on Saturday Oct. 4th starting at 3pm with live Polka music,lots of German...

Cost: $15

Where?
Cunningham's Pub & Grill
10904 W. Dodge Rd
(108th & Old Mill)
Omaha, NE  68154
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For more information:
Telephone: 402-934-4385
Website »

5:00 PM

The Cat in the Hat

Oct. 3-19, 2014 Fridays at 7pm, Saturdays at 2pm & 5pm, Sundays at 2pm At long last, Dr. Seuss’ beloved rhyming classic bounds from your imagination onto The Rose Stage! A rainy day becomes a...

Cost: $18 or FREE WITH MEMBERSHIP

Where?
The Rose Theater
2001 Farnam St
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Children's Hospital & Medical Center, Nebraska Furniture Mart
Telephone: 402-345-4849
Contact name: Box Office
Website »

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

"American Buffalo" by David Mamet

In a Chicago junk shop three small time crooks plot to rob a man of his coin collection, the showpiece of which is a valuable "Buffalo nickel". These high-minded grifters fancy themselves...

Cost: 30 Adults; $25 Students/Seniors $25

Where?
BLUEBARN Theatre
614 S. 11th Street
Omaha, NE  68102
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 402-345-1576
Contact name: Randall T. Stevens
Website »

Walking Group

Motion is Life so we need to keep moving! This walking club is for all ages and fitness levels. If you are interested in regaining, maintaining or developing your health and well being come join...

Cost: Free

Where?
Oak View Mall
Food Court
3001 S 144th St
Omaha, NE  68144
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For more information:
Sponsor: Zorad Chiropractic
Telephone: 402-210-8490
Contact name: Dr. Christine
Website »

Big Red Block Party

Area philanthropists and Husker fans will watch the Nebraska take on Michigan State while enjoying a gourmet tailgate buffet and silent auction to raise funds to support the Junior League of...

Cost: $75.00 and up

Where?
, NE

For more information:
Sponsor: Junior League of Omaha
Telephone: 402-493-8818
Website »

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Charity Events

CSI Guild "PurseOnalities" Scholarship Luncheon

2014.10.02

Don't miss “PurseOnalities 2014,” the CSI Guild's annual Scholarship Luncheon to help raise funds for at-risk youth as well as support...

PurseOnalities Scholarship Luncheon

2014.10.02

Luncheon with speaker and Silent Auction of Fabulous Purse Packages - to benefit college scholarship program

2014 Omaha Woman of the Year

2014 Omaha Woman of the Year

2014.10.02

The Woman of the Year Gala, now in its forty-first year, is a major fundraiser for the Arthritis Foundation’s programs and services. Each...

March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction

March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction

2014.10.02

The March of Dimes “signature” event is an unforgettable gourmet extravaganza! Omaha’s most notable chefs prepare samples of...

See full listings »

Community Events

March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction

March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction

2014.10.02

The March of Dimes “signature” event is an unforgettable gourmet extravaganza! Omaha’s most notable chefs prepare samples of...

The 2014 Good Apple Awards

The 2014 Good Apple Awards

2014.10.02

The Good Apple Awards is Appleseed's annual fundraiser recognizing outstanding individuals and organizations who stand up for justice and...

Earth and Wine

Earth and Wine

2014.10.02

A biennial food and wine tasting event, Earth & Wine benefits the Omaha Zoo’s conservation programs, linking its efforts directly to those of...

Joslyn Castle Paranormal Workshops

2014.10.03

A class covering the preparations, details, research, and study surrounding paranormal investigation. Learn about the equipment and techniques...

See full listings »

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