Upcoming Events

THUMB 100x80 - Funeral
May 6 , 2016

Angel All Around Ministries

Funeral
Private Event

  • May 6 , 2016

  • Uptown Ballroom

Babyface- THUMB
May 7 , 2016

Kenny "BABYFACE" Edmonds & Brian McKnight

The Ultimate Mother's Day Celebration

Headliners Live presents The Ultimate Mother's Day Celebration with Kenny "BABYFACE" Edmonds & Brian McKnight LIVE in concert!

The 11-time Grammy Award-winner, Kenny "BABYFACE Edmonds, along with the sensational Brian McKnight will take the stage at the Florence Civic Center. Get ready to hear some of your all-time favorites plus incredible new hits LIVE during this Mother's Day celebration concert!

Don't miss BABYFACE & Brian McKnight LIVE in concert!

The Ultimate Mother's Day Celebration
May 7, 2016
Florence Civic Center
Doors: 7:00pm / Show: 8:00pm

  • May 7 , 2016

  • Arena

  • $46, $61, $71, Floor $81, Platinum $121

  • All tickets are for Reserved Seating. Prices levels include $46.00, $61.00, $71.00, Floor Seating $81.00, Platinum Seating $121.00  -additional fees may apply

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May 8 - Aug 28 , 2016

Redemption Church Services

Where Many Become One

Redemption Church invites you to join an inspiring and powerful Sunday service in Florence. 

Sunday services are held at 8:30am and 10:30am on the Florence Campus located at the Florence Civic Center.

Redemption aims to reach out in redeeming love and liberating power to bring the word of God to people of all ages and socio-economic backgrounds. Through the word of God, Redemption aims to break poverty mindsets, remove religious barriers, and destroy the walls of racism that divide us.

For more information about Redemption, visit myredemption.cc or call (843) 779-5528.

  • May 8 - Aug 28 , 2016

  • Ballroom

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May 12 , 2016

FDTC Graduations

Florence Darlington Technical College

Florence Darlington Technical College Graduations

The Florence Civic Center is delighted to acknowledge all of you graduating and we extend our hearty congratulations. You have reached an important goal by hard work and perseverance. We know you will take your work ethic into your career and have great success. We send you each our best wishes.

Congratulations graduates!

Rehearsal at 11:30am
Commencement Ceremony at 6:30pm

fdtc.edu

  • May 12 , 2016

  • Full Facility

IPTAY Clemson Prowl and Growl THUMB
May 13 , 2016

Clemson Prowl and Growl

Spring Tiger Trek

The annual Prowl & Growl tour travels to communities across the Southeast to update the Clemson Family on the latest news in athletics. Fans will be given the opportunity to learn about what’s happening at Clemson University while showing their support for the Tigers.

Doors open: 4:00 pm
Autograph Session with Coaches: 5:00pm
Program / Dinner begins: 6:00 pm

Don’t miss out on your chance to get updates from athletics, watch highlight videos, participate in a Q&A and get autographs. For more information please visit clemson.edu/alumni

  • May 13 , 2016

  • Arena

  • Adult / Children’s ticket: $20
    Table (Reserved Seating for 8) $200
    Tickets can be purchased at the Florence Civic Center Administration Offices, M-F 8:30am-5:30pm. Ticket Reservation Deadline: Thursday, May 12, 2016

THUMB 100x80 Party Celebrate Reunion
May 14 , 2016

The King's Academy Prom

Private Event

  • May 14 , 2016

  • Pee Dee & Waccamaw Rooms

THUMB 100x80 Banquet and Catering
May 17 , 2016

Avon Awards Luncheon

Private Event

  • May 17 , 2016

  • Ballroom

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May 19 , 2016

Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, The Strangers

Honoring Merle Haggard

Willie Nelson & Family with special guests Kris Kristofferson and The Strangers featuring Ben and Noel Haggard honoring Merle Haggard

Join us for a special concert event honoring the late Merle Haggard with legendary musician Willie Nelson & Family plus a very special guest and another original Highwaymen, Kris Kristofferson LIVE in concert. Also joining the lineup is Merle Haggard's incredibly talented sons, Ben and Noel, collectively known as The Strangers performing on May 19th in honor of their father.

  • May 19 , 2016

  • Arena

  • $30, $45, $55

  • All tickets are for Reserved Seating: $30.00, $45.00, Floor $55.00 -additional fees may apply

THUMB 100x80 Wedding and Reception
May 21 , 2016

Mumford Wedding & Reception

Private Event

  • May 21 , 2016

  • Ballroom

THUMB 100x80 Wedding and Reception
May 28 , 2016

Weaver-David Wedding Reception

Private Event

  • May 28 , 2016

  • Ballroom

THUMB Graduations generic - Grads
Jun 3 , 2016

Timmonsville High School Graduation

Florence School District Four

Timmonsville High School Graduation Ceremony

The Florence Civic Center is delighted to acknowledge all of you graduating and we extend our hearty congratulations. You have reached an important goal by hard work and perseverance. We know you will take your work ethic into your career and future education plans and have great success. We send you each our best wishes.

Congratulations graduates!

Rehearsal – 6pm
Graduation – 8pm


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  • Jun 3 , 2016

  • Arena

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Jun 3 , 2016

FSD1 Rehearsals

Florence School District One

Rehearsal Times:

  • South Florence – 8:30am
  • West Florence – 11am
  • Wilson High School – 2pm

Private Event

  • Jun 3 , 2016

  • Arena

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Jun 4 , 2016

FSD1 High School Graduation

Florence School District One

High School Graduations

  • South Florence – 8am
  • West Florence – 12pm
  • Wilson High School – 4pm

Visit fsd1.org for school information. 

  • Jun 4 , 2016

  • Arena

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Jun 5 - 8 , 2016

SC United Methodist Church Annual Conference

The 2016 South Carolina Annual Conference will be held June 5-8, 2016 at the Civic Center in Florence, SC.

A More Excellent Way: Making Space for God to Work

Featured speakers include:

  • Dr. Luther E. Smith Jr., to serve as 2016 Conference Bible Study Leader
  • Bishop J. Lawrence McCleskey to serve as preacher for 2016 Service of Commissioning and Ordination
  • The Rev. Patricia J. Parrish to serve as preacher for 2016 Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving

A Message from Bishop Holston:

I am excited about our upcoming 2016 Annual Conference Session. Our theme, “Making Space For God To Work,” continues our faith journey in seeking a more excellent way to make disciples of Jesus Christ and transform our world. I am delighted to welcome Bishop Lawrence McCleskey to share with us in praise and worship as well as Dr. Luther Smith to lead us in bible study. Also, you are invited to participate in an awesome Imagine No Malaria event as we celebrate our goal of raising $1 million. So, come and share in a glorious time of celebration, generosity and worship.

For conference itinerary, hotel information, or additional conference details, please visit umcsc.org.

  • Jun 5 - 8 , 2016

  • Full Facility

THUMB 100x80 Meeting
Jun 9 , 2016

Kingdom Living Temple Conference

Creating A Climate For Change

Kingdom Living Temple Church in Florence, South Carolina is hosting their annual climate and environmental justice conference, entitled “Creating A Climate For Change.” This conference will focus on educating local communities on how climate change affects everyone, their environment and their health. We will especially focus on low income and people of color communities who are impacted  the most by greenhouse gases, climate change and weather related disasters.

This year's keynote speaker will be Mustafa Santiago Ali, who heads the EPA Office of Environmental Justice and the Federal Interagency Working Group.

For the 2016 Creating A Climate For Change Conference agenda click here.

For additional information please click here.

  • Jun 9 , 2016

  • Ballroom & Meeting Rooms

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Jun 11 - 12 , 2016

South East Amateur Invitational Boxing Championship

This tournament will be an all-day showcase amateur event for the Southeast! South East Amateur Invitational Boxing Championship will feature over 50 fights and includes all weight classes. Come an hour before the fights start and meet the fighters face to face!

Saturday:
Doors will open at 2pm
Fights start at 3pm

Sunday: Championship Sunday
Doors open at 2pm
Fights start at 3pm

Awards: First round Winners will advance to the Championship Round on Sunday. Non Winners will receive a Medal. Championship round Winners will receive a Championship Title Belt. Non winners will receive trophies.

Hosted by : One More Round Boxing Gym, ClaDom Enterprise LLC and Florence Civic Center

For hotel information please see the links below.
High-Rise Hotel Properties (843) 245-6489
Holiday Inn Express- Civic Center (843) 432-1500
Quality Inn and Suites- Civic Center (843) 664-2400
Red Roof Inn and Suites- Civic Center (843) 678-9000

  • Jun 11 - 12 , 2016

  • Arena

  • $15, $30

  • Tickets are for general admission seating: $15 One-Day Pass (sold at the box office or online via links below), or grab your Two-Day Pass for $30 (sold at the box office only). -additional fees may apply 

    > Click HERE to purchase tickets for Sat. June 11
    > Click HERE to purchase tickets for Sun. June 12
    > Visit the Box Office for Two-Day Passes

    Sponsorships and Ring-Side Tables are also available. Call (843) 679-9417 for info.

THUMB 100x80 Wedding and Reception
Jun 11 , 2016

Costas-Young Wedding Reception

Private Event

  • Jun 11 , 2016

  • Ballroom

THUMB 100x80 Banquet and Catering
Jun 16 , 2016

Woman’s Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention

Annual Banquet

Woman’s Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina

Annual Banquet
Dr. Audrey P. Neal, President

Thursday, June 16, 2016
7:00 P.M.
Florence Civic Center
3300 West Radio Drive
Florence, South Carolina

  • Jun 16 , 2016

  • Ballroom

  • Tickets are $40.00 per person. Deadline to RSVP is May 15, 2016.

    To purchase a ticket, please mail your money to Miss Alicia Graham at 2121 Bee Ridge Road, Columbia, South Carolina 29223.

THUMB 100x80 Party Celebrate Reunion
Jun 17 , 2016

Private Gathering

Private Event

  • Jun 17 , 2016

  • Meeting Rooms

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Jun 17 , 2016

Presiding Elder AME Retirement Celebration

Private Event

  • Jun 17 , 2016

  • Ballroom

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Jun 21 - 25 , 2016

CCFM 2016 Conference

The Christian Covenant Fellowship of Ministries ​Conference 2016
Kingdom Reformation III: Sustaining The Shift

These that have turned the world upside down are come hither also..."  -Acts 17:6B

Don't miss a very special guest speaker, author, and pastor - John C. Maxwell

Conference Speakers
Bishop Michael A. Blue
John C. Maxwell
Bishop Paul Morton
Bishop Tudor Bismark
Bishop Melvin Lambert
Bishop Bobby Hilton

Special Guest Psalmists
Casey J
Wendi Wyatt
Travis Greene
Brian Courtney Wilson
Anthony Brown & Group Therapy

Admission is free, but registration is encouraged at www.CCFMNation.org.
For the CCFM 2015 Conference agenda click here.
For additional information please visit ccfmnation.org or dohcc.com

  • Jun 21 - 25 , 2016

  • Full Facility

  • Register at ccfmnation.org

THUMB 100x80 Party Celebrate Reunion
Jul 2 , 2016

Birthday Party

Private Event

  • Jul 2 , 2016

  • Meeting Rooms

THUMB 100x80 Party Celebrate Reunion
Jul 9 , 2016

Williams 50th Anniversary Celebration

Private Event

  • Jul 9 , 2016

  • Meeting Rooms

THUMB 100x80 Wedding and Reception
Jul 9 , 2016

Mitchell-Smalls Reception

Private Event

  • Jul 9 , 2016

  • Ballroom

Independence Games - THUMB
Jul 16 - 17 , 2016

Independence Games

The Largest Indoor Crossfit Event in the Carolina's!

The Independence Games is inspired by the true heroes of our country, our service men and women. The WODs have some “hero” influence to honor our veterans as well as some other twisted workouts to challenge competitors from every division. There will be workouts for all skill levels, from the most competitive crossfitters to beginners in our great sport.

Competition schedule coming soon!

For more information or to register, click here.

  • Jul 16 - 17 , 2016

  • Arena

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Jul 22 - 24 , 2016

Pee Dee Deer Classic

South Carolina's Largest Outdoor Show

Make plans now to join us for the 23nd Annual Pee Dee Deer Classic and bring the entire family to South Carolina's Largest Outdoor Show.

Come explore the 65,000 Sq Ft. filled with Deer Hunting Products, Camo, Tree Stands, Archery, Guns, Truck Accessories, Outfitters, Knives, Taxidermy, & Much More! Here are just a few of the speial attractions for 2016...

SnakeMaster Steve Scruggs of Let's Get Wild outdoor program will join the Deer Classic for his 23rd consecutive year…  and final year. Steve is set to retire, but will perform his live snake show one last time at the 2016 Deer Classic. This is your last chance to come enjoy the snake show!

​Bob Redfern, host of the popular weekly TV series Bob Redfern’s Outdoor Magazine, will be here in Florence during the event to spotlight fishing, hunting and other outdoor adventures that appeals to all levels of experience from novice to pro.

Carolina born and raised, David Grant, aka the "Pee Dee Cowboy" of Horse Tales - South Carolina's only equine television show that is dedicated to the people who ride, own and love all things horses, will also join the Deer Classic.  David founded the Carolina Marsh Tacky Outdoors (CMTO) to assist in the preservation, integrity and promotion of South Carolina's State Heritage Horse. Expect to see his beautiful Marsh Tacky horses plus the hog dogs live!

Back by popular demand is the Low Country Bush Hookers Catfish Competition

 

EVENT HOURS
Friday 1:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-7:00pm
Sunday 10:00am-6:00pm

For more information visit peedeedeerclassic.com


Attention Vendors
Join the 23nd Annual Pee Dee Deer Classic to showcase your products and services to thousands in attendance.  Download the vendor forms and reseve your booth space today.

  • Jul 22 - 24 , 2016

  • Full Facility

  • Adults $10.00, Children 7-12 $3.00, Children 6 & under Free

    Admission tickets sold at the door.  Free Parking.

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Jul 27 - 29 , 2016

AME Leadership Conference

African Methodist Episcopal Church Christian Leadership Conference

July 27-29, 2015
Florence Civic Center

Welcome AME attendees to Florence!

Visit ame7.org for conference details.

  • Jul 27 - 29 , 2016

  • Full Facility

THUMB 100x80 Party Celebrate Reunion
Jul 30 , 2016

Bradford Family Reunion

Private Event

  • Jul 30 , 2016

  • Pee Dee & Waccamaw Rooms

THUMB 100x80 Meeting
Aug 3 , 2016

Webster Rogers Federal Tax Update Meeting

Webster Rogers LLP Certified Public Accountants & Consultants - Federal Tax Update Meeting - Private Event

websterrogers.com

  • Aug 3 , 2016

  • Meeting Rooms

THUMB 100x80 Wedding and Reception
Aug 6 , 2016

Davis-Graves Wedding Reception

Private Event

  • Aug 6 , 2016

  • Ballroom

THUMB 100x80 Meeting
Aug 6 , 2016

Strong Tower Christian Ministry Mini-Conference

Strong Tower Christian Ministry Mini-Conference

  • Aug 6 , 2016

  • Meeting Rooms

THUMB 100x80 Party Celebrate Reunion
Aug 7 , 2016

McFadden Family Reunion

Private Event

  • Aug 7 , 2016

  • Meeting Rooms

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Aug 11 , 2016

Casting Crowns

Live in Concert

An Evening with Casting Crowns live in Concert!
Thursday, August 11, 20146
Doors at 6:00pm / Show at 7:00pm
Florence Civic Center

With 8.8 million albums sold to date—including one RIAA Double Platinum Album, four Platinum and six Gold records, and two Platinum and four Gold DVDs—Casting Crowns remains the topselling act in Christian music since 2007.  Don’t miss the multi-award-winning sensations right here in Florence LIVE in Concert on August 11th!

It's the group's deep connection with the lives of its fans - it literally practices what it preaches - that is behind their consistent success
-billboard.com

About the Band:
Consisting of Mark Hall (lead singer/songwriter), Melodee DeVevo (violin, cello, vocals), Brian Scoggin (drums), Megan Garrett (piano, keyboards, vocals), Juan DeVevo (guitar, vocals), Chris Huffman (bass guitar, vocals) and Josh Mix (lead guitar, vocals)— Casting Crowns got its start as a youth group worship band originally based in Florida. Today, each of the seven members remain active in student ministry.

Their chart-topping songs—including “Who Am I,” “Voice of Truth,” “Praise You In This Storm,” “Until The Whole World Hears,” “Glorious Day (Living He Loved Me),” “Courageous” and “Jesus, Friend of Sinners”—have earned them nine No. 1 hits at radio and four RIAA Gold certified digital singles. Furthermore, the band has been featured by a variety of high-profile media outlets such as Billboard, Associated Press, Reuters, Rolling Stone, Atlanta-Journal Constitution, Charisma, HomeLife and CCM Magazine, among others.

  • Aug 11 , 2016

  • Arena

  • $22, $29, $39, $59

  • Ticket Price Levels include*  General Admission $29, Artist Circle $39, Platinum $59, Group Tickets start at just $22   *additional fees may apply

THUMB 100x80 Party Celebrate Reunion
Aug 13 , 2016

West Florence High School Reunion (1975-1977)

Private event for alumni of West Florence High School Reunion between 1975-1977

  • Aug 13 , 2016

  • Ballroom

THUMB 100x80 Wedding and Reception
Aug 20 , 2016

Scott-Miles Wedding Reception

Private Event

  • Aug 20 , 2016

  • Meeting Rooms

SC Dental Association-THUMB
Aug 26 - 27 , 2016

South Carolina Dental Association

Dental Access Days

South Carolina Dental Association
2016 Dental Access Days

Friday 5am-7:30pm
Saturday 5am-8pm

For more information please visit www.scda.org

  • Aug 26 - 27 , 2016

  • Arena

THUMB 100x80 Meeting
Aug 31 , 2016

Merchants Distributors, LLC

Private Event

  • Aug 31 , 2016

  • Ballroom & Meeting Rooms

Gun Show THUMB
Sep 17 - 18 , 2016

Gun & Knife Show

MKshows, promoters of Quality Shows for Shooters and Collectors, presents the Florence SC Gun Show coming to the Florence Civic Center.

Browse through an expansive selection of firearms, related equipment and collectors items. An abundance of private, pawn and retailer vendors will be onsite and offering a variety of products.

MKshows goal has always been the production of safe, high quality shows with a family friendly atmosphere offering a wide variety of firearms and related equipment for shooters, collectors, Civil War & Military enthusiasts.

Saturday - 9am to 5pm
Sunday - 10am to 4pm

  • Sep 17 - 18 , 2016

  • Ballroom & Meeting Rooms

  • Tickets sold at the door on day of event.

    Please Note:
    NO LOADED FIREARMS ALLOWED IN OUR SHOWS! This means guns on display, guns for sale and PERSONAL CARRY GUNS! If you carry a personal firearm, unload it before you enter the building and only re-load it after you exit the building. If you are caught with a loaded firearm in our show, you will immediately be escorted from the show, your table packed up and you will be banned from all future shows. Depending on the circumstances, you may also face criminal charges. CONCEALED CARRY PERMITS ARE NOT VALID AT OUR SHOWS!

THUMB 100x80 Meeting
Sep 20 - 21 , 2016

LAM Carolinas East Staff Meetings

Private Event

  • Sep 20 - 21 , 2016

  • Pee Dee & Santee Rooms

THUMB 100x80 Wedding and Reception
Sep 24 , 2016

Joe-Mitchum Wedding & Reception

Private Event

  • Sep 24 , 2016

  • Ballroom

THUMB 100x80 Party Celebrate Reunion
Oct 1 , 2016

Garaba Festival

Private Event

  • Oct 1 , 2016

  • Ballroom

Alpha Phi Alpha - THUMB
Oct 7 - 9 , 2016

Alpha Phi Alpha District Conference

Alpha Phi Alpha
District Conference 2016

October 7-9, 2016
Florence, South Carolina
Florence Civic Center

Private Event

  • Oct 7 - 9 , 2016

  • Ballroom & Meeting Rooms

THUMB 100x80 Wedding and Reception
Oct 14 - 15 , 2016

Patel-Patel Wedding & Reception

Private Event

  • Oct 14 - 15 , 2016

  • Ballroom & Meeting Rooms

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Oct 18 , 2016

Taste of Florence

Savor Tuesday's Flavor

More Info Buy Tickets

Savor Tuesday's Flavor on October 18, 2016 at the Florence Civic Center.

The Taste of Florence is a food festival in which Restaurant and Food Focused Business Participants will transform simple booth spaces into living, attractive, “mini restaurants”. They will offer/sell servings of selected entree/dessert items from their restaurant/food focused business menu to the guests and attendees of the event.

Find out more at tasteofflorence.org
Interested vendors, please visit the Exhibitor Link

  • Oct 18 , 2016

  • Full Facility

  • $5.00 in advance, $6.00 at the door, children 12 and under enter for free. $1 Food Tickets will be available at the event

  • Tickets can be purchased in advanced at the Florence Civic Center.

    Guests can purchase food tickets at the event for $1.00 each.

THUMB 100x80 Meeting
Oct 22 , 2016

Pee Dee Electric Annual Meeting

Pee Dee Electric Annual Meeting
Registration begins at 9:30am.  Meeting from 12-noon to 2:00pm.

Private Event

  • Oct 22 , 2016

  • Full Facility

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Nov 9 - 11 , 2016

AME Post Conference

The Seventh Episcopal District invites you to the 2016 Post Planning Convocation and Theological Institute at the Florence Civic Center on November 9-11, 2016.


Visit ame7.org for more details.

  • Nov 9 - 11 , 2016

  • Ballroom & Meeting Rooms

THUMB 100x80 Banquet and Catering
Nov 12 , 2016

Nightingale’s Nursing Annual Awards Banquet

Nightingale’s Home Care Services Annual Awards Banquet

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Private Event

  • Nov 12 , 2016

  • Ballroom & Meeting Rooms

THUMB 100x80 Banquet and Catering
Nov 25 , 2016

Savannah Grove Pastor’s Gala

Private Event

  • Nov 25 , 2016

  • Ballroom

THUMB 100x80 Meeting
Dec 10 , 2016

Hartt Transportation Training & Party

Private Event

  • Dec 10 , 2016

  • Meeting Rooms

THUMB 100x80 Meeting
Dec 12 , 2016

Webster Rogers – Federal Tax Update Meeting

Private Event

  • Dec 12 , 2016

  • Meeting Rooms

THUMB- Holiday Party
Dec 16 , 2016

Sam Carbis Solutions Group Holiday Party

Private Event

  • Dec 16 , 2016

  • Ballroom

THUMB 100x80 Meeting
Dec 17 , 2016

Olanta Schools Association Conference

Private Event

  • Dec 17 , 2016

  • Ballroom

THUMB 100x80 Wedding and Reception
Mar 18 , 2017

Davis-Graves Wedding & Reception

Private Event

  • Mar 18 , 2017

  • Ballroom

THUMB 100x80 Wedding and Reception
Mar 25 , 2017

McCray-Timmons Wedding & Reception

Private Event

  • Mar 25 , 2017

  • Ballroom

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