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Survivor performs Sept. 26 at Shooting Star Casino

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Harry G. Kraft, New York Mills, exhibits his realistic model of Noah's Ark at 4 p.m. today (Sunday) in Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Snellman. It will be followed by a chili supper. For more info, call 847-6003.

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Tamarac Wildlife Refuge hosts a Forest Fungi Talk and Walk at 2 p.m. today. Join research plant biologist Tom Guyla for a walk in the woods. Learn how to identify mushrooms and other fascinating fungi as you enjoy the colors of the season. Meet at the visitor center for a short presentation and carpool to walking location.

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Award-winning Canadian musician Connie Kaldor will give a concert at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center at 7:30 p.m. today. Kaldor is a Juno Award-winning singer-songwriter (the Juno is Canada's version of the Grammy award), and has released nine albums of her songs. Tickets are $15 general admission at the door. Call 218-385-3339 for more information, or to reserve a seat.

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The Detroit Lakes Library offers a monthly book discussion group each fall. Try reading the September book for discussion, Mudbound by Hillary Jordan. Enhance your reading experience by joining the discussion at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16. The group meets in the main meeting room of Detroit Lakes Library. Come prepared to share and learn. This event is open to all. The October title is Code Black by Philip S. Donlay. For more information on this and other programs, please call (218) 847-2168 or visit your library at 1000 Washington Ave. Information is also available online at www.larl.org.

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Anna Dee Olson, speaker and author on Amish culture, speaks at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16 in First Lutheran Church, Audubon. This presentation is free and open to the public.

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Country Twirlers square dance lessons are at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16 in the Audubon School. Caller is Jim Kooyer.

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Larry's Plus will host a square dance at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17 in the IOOF Hall, Detroit Lakes. Caller is Larry Johansen.

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Detroit Lakes Library hosts a "LEGOs at the Library" event for kids at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18. Participants can bring their own blocks or use the materials provided by the Library. Snacks and prizes will be provided. Kid's creations will be displayed for a month in the Library. This event is geared toward children in kindergarten through grade five.

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"Music Therapy with Ginny McDougall" is performing at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18 in Diamond Willow, 1558 Randolph Road, Detroit Lakes, in "The LinK."

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The 2008-09 Broadway in Fargo at the Gate City Bank Theatre-Fargodome season is almost here. "Chicago," presented Thursday, Sept. 18, at 7:30 p.m. is the first show of the season as well as the last opportunity to subscribe! Offered this year is the Four-Show Premiere Subscription Series which includes "Chicago," "Hairspray," "Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles" and "Footloose." Prices range from $100 to $190 depending on the seating choice. "Cats" can be included for an additional cost. For more information, please visit the Fargodome box office online at www.fargodome.com, or call the Subscription Hotline at 701-241-9100.

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The Historic Holmes Theatre in Detroit Lakes will kick off its 2008-2009 theatre season with a laugh-packed one-man stage show based on the writings of one of America's funniest outdoor writers. "A Fine and Pleasant Misery: The Comedy of Patrick F. McManus" is set for next Sunday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $22 for adults and $11 for students. This year, the Historic Holmes Theatre is also offering a variety of season ticket options, including the "Showcase Series," "The Edge," and "The Works." For complete information or to purchase tickets, visit www.dlccc.org or contact the Historic Holmes Theatre at 218-844-SHOW (7469).

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Rock group Survivor comes to Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino for an 8 p.m. show on Friday, Sept. 26. Colossal hits like "Eye of the Tiger" and "The Search is Over" have assured this band's position as legends of rock and roll. The band continues to tour with sold-out concerts around the world, with lifelong fans reliving this timeless and influencial piece of music history. Call 800-313-7469 or visit www.starcasino.com for more information.

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The Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center is now taking registrations for the 2008-09 DLCCC After School Program. The program allows students in grades K-6 to get a balance of the arts and physical activity. Activities will include arts-related workshops such as acting, dance, glass making, clowning and theatre tech, as well as gym and swim time and sports clinics. The program is available throughout the school year, Monday through Friday, 3:45 p.m.-5:30 p.m. The cost is $5 per day, per child with a two day per week commitment. Additional fees may apply to elective activities. Call 844-4221 Ext. 117 or e-mail becky@dlccc.org for more info.

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Local artist Robert J Cummings has original paintings on display for the month of September at Flowers by Val, downtown Detroit Lakes. A native of Frazee, Bob specializes in giving great attention to detail while creating his beautiful, scenic oil paintings.

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On May 1, 1960, Captain Francis Gary Powers was shot down over the Soviet Union while piloting his U2 spy plane sparking one of the most famous international incidents of the Cold War. The latest exhibit at the In Their Own Words (ITOW) Veterans Museum, "Top Secret," which opened May 1 and continues through Oct. 31, includes photographs and artifacts from the Cold War Museum about the U-2 Incident. For more information call 218-346-7678.

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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 HistoryMuseumEOT.org.

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The Becker County Historical Society is happy to announce extended museum hours this fall. Starting in September, the Becker County Museum & Researc Library will be open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., with extended hours on Thursdays 10 a.m.-6 p.m. The museum is located at 714 Summit Ave., next to the DL Community & Cultural Center. Admission is always free. Guided tours are available, though large groups are encouraged to call ahead. Please call 218-847-2938 or visit the website at BeckerCountyHistory.org for more information. If you would like to be a member of the Becker County Historical Society or to volunteer at the Becker County Museum please contact Carrie Johnston at 218-847-2938.

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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 vgerdes@dlnewspapers.com.

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