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New Year's Eve Bash at DLCCC

Kids are invited to come enjoy a "Day Out" at the Detroit Lakes Community & Cultural Center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 22, 23, 29 and 30. When school's not in session, the DLCCC provides a safe place for kids to have some fun! Each day features themed games, activities and crafts: Dec. 22's theme is "Reindeer Games," Dec. 23 is "Snow Day," Dec. 29 is "International Day" and the Dec. 30 theme is "Planet Earth." Lunch and a snack are provided. Cost is $20 for non-members; discounts are provided for DLCCC premier and premier plus members. Call 218-844-4221 for more information.


Looking for an entertaining way to spend your New Year's Eve? Bring your friends and family to the Detroit Lakes Community & Cultural Center New Year's Eve Bash, Wednesday, Dec. 31, from 6-10 p.m. There will be organized gym and pool games, Hank the Hound will be in the pool and the 22-inch giant slide will be set up in the fieldhouse. Play bingo, join in the balloon drop, try out the DLCCC's climbing wall and much more! The cost is just $5 per person or $20 per family, and includes hot dogs, chips and pop. For more information, contact the DLCCC at 218-844-4221.


The calligraphy designs of Detroit Lakes artist Douglas J. Fliss are on display through Jan. 31 at the Detroit Lakes Public Library. A former partner in the Fargo-based liturgical art studio StudioWorks LLC, which designed and produced stained glass windows and mosaics for churches, Fliss is a graduate of the commercial art program at Minnesota State Community & Technical College and the Concordia College studio arts program. He worked closely with renowned regional artist David Hetland for over 30 years.


A new exhibit about Butler Township, created specifically for Butler's recent 125th anniversary celebration, is now on display at the History Museum of East Otter Tail County in Perham. Photographs and stories about the township will be on display through the end of the year. The History Museum is open Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 218-346-7676 or visit


The Entertainment Calendar appears weekly in the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Submissions, questions and corrections (labeled "Entertainment Calendar") may be sent by fax, 218-847-9409, by mail to Detroit Lakes Newspapers, 511 Washington Ave., P.O. Box 826, Detroit Lakes MN 56502, or by e-mail to Vicki Gerdes at