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Summer is almost wrapping up, but we've got plenty left to do at the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center. We're sure to have something right up your alley!

The Historic Holmes Theatre will have its last summer performance before it heads into high gear with the 2010-11 Season. Come to the theatre on Aug. 19, as local children will put on their version of "The Jungle Book" at 7 p.m. After students go through a 4-day intensive summer camp, they will know all there is in order to put on a great show!

If you know a child between the ages of 6-12 that wants to learn the artistry and craft of producing a theatrical show, including: exploring and developing characters, learning and choreographing dances, create puppets and costumes, and playing games to teach theatre skills, sign them up! Youth Theatre Camp will be run from Monday- Thursday, Aug. 16-19, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. Cost is $100/student, with a minimum of 12 and maximum of 25 participants.

Tuesdays in the Park is still going strong each Tuesday night at 7 p.m., wrapping up with the final concert of the summer on Aug. 31. These free concerts feature some of the best area talent in the bandshell in the City Park. From 6-7 p.m. each Tuesday, Habitat for Humanity is holding a picnic dinner, so there's no need to pack a picnic basket!

Concerts in August: 3 -- Purple Pan Steel Drum Band (Caribbean style drumming), 10 -- Doc & the Scrubs (big band/jazz), 17 -- Ulen Centennial Band (big band, jazz, classic marches, patriotic favorites and other concert band classics), 24 -- Tim Eggebraaten (acoustic guitar and vocals-variety, covers and originals), and wrapping up on the 31st with the Lakes Area Community Concert Band (big band, jazz, classic marches, patriotic favorites and other concert band classics).

WE B Green

Help the Historic Holmes Theatre in a unique fundraising event that helps our environment at the same time. WE B Green is a recycling program developed by FACE, Inc. Each volunteer receives free camping or parking, concert ticket, one meal per day and a donation to the theatre for your time in exchange for helping us educate patrons attending WE Fest to reduce, reuse and recycle. Call Terry at 218-844-4221 ext 120 to make a difference in the arts, help our environment, AND Kick up your heels at WE Fest 2010!

We've been working hard on the Holmes Theatre's 2010-11 Season, so stay tuned for announcements this month and watch for new shows and events! This season is going to be great!

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!

We've got everything from racguetball and basketball to free weights, a 140-foot waterslide, and indoor cycling.

Get a break from the heat and come to the DLCCC. We've got everything you need to get a great workout. With a variety of fitness classes, including: Cardio Combo, Aqua Combo, and Power Yoga, we've got something for everyone!

The Rec

"The Rec" is a place where a kid can be a kid! All activities are free and range from crafts and projects to games and contests. All activities are supervised. Youth are allowed to come and go as they please. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. through August 13. Activities include: shuffleboard, ultimate Frisbee, pickleball, kickball and creative crafts.


Every Saturday through September, we're movin' and shakin' in the gym with Zumba! Ditch the workout -- join the party! Dance your way to a fitter you with exciting and unique Latin moves and rhythms. Zumba fitness is designed for everyone-every shape and age! Saturdays, 10:15-11:15 a.m. Free for Premier Plus Members or with a Day Pass. $3 for Premier members.

If you are a non-member, come with a member, and you'll get a Day Pass for just $5!

Adult programs

DLCCC Running-Training Program -- Wednesdays, June 23- Sept. 8, at 6 a.m., DLCCC, Cost: $60 Premier Plus, $65 Premier, $70 Non-member

Get ready for the 15th Annual Dick Beardsley Run -- Saturday, Sept. 11, at 8:30 a.m. This is one of the premier races in the Lakes Area. It's a great fall race that is ideal for first-timers as well as veteran runners!

The 15th Annual Dick Beardsley Run is Saturday, Sept. 11. Slip on your running shoes and come to Detroit Lakes for the Dick Beardsley ½ Marathon, 5K, 2-Person Half Relay and Kid's Fun Run.

The runs are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. and the kids' run starts at 11 a.m. Join the fun Friday evening for a spaghetti feed from 6-7:30 p.m. on Sept. 10 at the DLCCC. Dick Beardsley and running guest Kathrine Switzer will speak at 7:30 p.m. Switzer is the first woman to enter and run the Boston Marathon. (Pictures on opposite page.) She gained national attention and notority when a race official tried to physically removeher from the race.

2010 marks the 15th Anniversary for the Dick Beardsley Half Marathon. Look for plenty of extras such as chip timing, performance fabric garments, plenty of entertainment along the way as well as water stops.

Sign-up online at or .

Call Brent Wolf at 218-844-4221 ext. 118 with questions or for more information.

Watch for our Fall Program Guide coming out in early September!