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Whether you're a guest to the area, hosting family or friends or just looking for a fun way to spend a summer day, the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center is sure to have something right up your alley.

The Historic Holmes Theatre is a performing arts center providing music, dance, theater and visual arts for the residents of Detroit Lakes and surrounding communities, bringing local, regional, national and international performances to the Detroit Lakes area.

Nationally-prominent Beatles tribute band, Revolution hits the stage on Friday, May 7, at 8 p.m. They have performed with some of the top names in the entertainment business including: Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Ted Danson, Ron Howard, Goldie Hawn, and Steve Martin, just to name a few.

Revolution is the leading worldwide touring show that captures the Beatles with authentic instruments, costumes, a visual impact, sound and excitement that can only be described as incredible. Revolution captures the very essence of four young men whose music continues to win the hearts of millions and whose melodies provided the soundtrack of an era.

Come see a dynamic stage show as "the Midwest's Premier Bluegrass and Gospel Quintet," Monroe Crossing plays an upbeat blend of classic and traditional bluegrass, bluegrass gospel and heartfelt originals on Friday, June 4, at 7:30 p.m.

Area students are invited to participate in the week long Missoula Children Theatre workshops June 21-25. This year's show, "Robinson Crusoe" teaches the lesson that reading invites more than overvation and will feature 50-60 area students. Shows are Friday, June 25, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, June 26, at 10:30 a.m.

Students are also invited to join in a summer vocal camp with the a cappella group "InPulse" Tuesday, June 15-Thursday, June 17. Youth will work hands on with the guys from InPulse on singing and vocal percussion techniques used in contemporary a cappella. The camp will culminate in a public performance with InPulse on Thursday, June 17, at 7:30 pm.

There's even more camp offering for students this summer than ever before. Included are Musical Theatre Camp, Songwriting Camp, Youth Theatre Camp presenting "The Jungle Book," and many arts and music classes to choose from! Check out the information in our Summer Program Guide.

On Thursday, July 1 at 7 p.m., the theatre will rock with a tribute to two of America's biggest rock and roll icons -- Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison. With musical accompaniment provided by "The Shadows", Richie Lee ("Buddy Holly") and Wayne Luchau ("Roy Orbison") will entertain you all night long with a show in the theatre and a dance to follow in the Holmes Ballroom.

Tuesdays in the Park are back each Tuesday night at 7 p.m. from June 1-Aug. 30. These free concerts feature some of the best area talent in the bandshell in the City Park and are a perfect excuse (if one is even needed) to get outside and enjoy a beautiful setting and great music.

Of course, stay tuned for announcements mid-summer about the Holmes Theatre's 2010-11 season featuring an incredible mix of regional, national and international acts. Watch www.dlccc.org for new shows and events!

Fitness center

If it's fitness and recreation you're looking for, the DLCCC's state-of-the art fitness and aquatic center is the place. It's also a fun way to spend a rainy summer day.

With hundreds of pieces of weight equipment, 40 cardio machines, an eight-lane pool, a three-lane running track, two basketball courts, two racquetball courts, a 140 foot waterslide, a youth climbing wall and an indoor golf range, our state-of-the art fitness and aquatic center has become "the center" for fitness and fun.

Day passes are available as well as annual and month-to-month memberships. Also, check out our group exercise classes. New participants are always welcome! Download a class schedule at www.dlccc.org.

Our summer programs for both youth and adults are open to both members and non-members.

Summer Daytime Swim Lessons

Session I: June 7-17

Session II: June 21-July 1

Session III: July 5-July 15

Monday-Thursday for 2 weeks

Lessons available at the DLCCC and the DL High School. Levels, times and prices vary.

Summer Evening

June 8-July 1

Tuesdays and Thursdays

Parent/Child, 6-6:30 p.m.

Puddle Jumpers, 6-6:30 p.m.

Levels 1, 3 & 5, 6:30-7:15 p.m.

Levels 2, 4 & 6, 7:15-8 p.m.

Summer Group Lesson Prices

$23 Premier Plus, $25 Premier, $32 Non-Member

*$5 additional charge for registrations received less than 4 days prior to lesson start date

Private and semi-private lessons

Our one-to-one and small group lessons are on your schedule and will help you reach your specific goals including improved speed, endurance, strength and confidence. Private and semi-private lessons offer a comforting setting. Semi-privates are a great idea if you want to pair up with a group of friends for a lesson.

Youth programs

Summer Dive Camp

Join high school diving coach Bobbi Jo Koons.

Session I: 6th-12th grade, June 1-28,

Monday- Thursday, from 4-6 p.m. (Thurs. classes end at 5:30 PM)

Premier Plus $30, Premier, $35, Non-Member $42

Session II: 3rd-5th grade, July 12-29, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. (Thurs. classes end at 5:30 PM)

Premier Plus $20, Premier $23, Non-Member $30

Summer Sunfish Swim Team

Monday-Thursday, May 3-July 22, 4:00-5:00 PM (some groups until 5:30).

Along with instilling the values of sportsmanship and teamwork, Sunfish offers numerous health and wellness benefits. Contact Kim at Ext. 108.

DLCCC Summer day camp

For youth entering grades K-5, Monday-Friday, 7:45 a.m.-5:30 p.m. May 28- September 3 (excluding holidays).

Youth T-ball (Ages 5 and 6)

The focus of this 8-week league is to have fun and learn the basics of T-Ball. The evening time allows for parents to watch and possibly volunteer to coach their children.

Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., June 2-July 21 Snappy Baseball Fields, Cost: $15

Major League (Ages 9-10)

Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 27- July 22, games at 7:00 PM, fields vary, Cost: $20

Little League (Ages 11-12)

Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 25-July 22, games at 7:00 PM, Snappy Baseball Fields, Cost: $30

There are also minor league baseball camps, youth tennis, girls softball, soccer and Phil Hansen's free football kids camp. For adults, there are tennis lessons, running-training program and swimming classes.

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