Month: August 2015

Guest Preacher: The Rev. Karen M. Oehl

Lakeside Chautauqua welcomes the Rev. Karen M. Oehl as guest preacher on Sunday, Aug. 30. The Rev. Oehl will lead the 10:30 a.m. Hoover Community Worship Service on Sunday, Aug. 30 in Hoover Auditorium. Her sermon, titled “For Everything a Season,” is based on Ecclesiastes 3:9-15 and John 4:34-38. For those who wish to attend […]

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Preacher of the Week: The Rev. Linda Middelberg

Crunching numbers and analyzing information systems is where the Rev. Linda Middelberg first began her career before becoming and an ordained Elder in The United Methodist Church. She serves as Superintendent of the Capitol Area North District of The United Methodist Church in Columbus, Ohio. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Morehead State University in Morehead, […]

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Beat the Heat – 8 Water Activities to Cool Your Summer

Staff Blogger: Josh Hilgenberg, Advancement & Communications Intern Are you starting to feel a little like an ice cream cone in a fireplace? I have good news for you, because I’ve put together a few ways to cool down and beat the heat with some Lakeside water activities! Go Swimming Straightforward and simple, this activity […]

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Chautauqua Lecture Series: Civil War Week

Staff Blogger: Jeanne Mauriocourt, Director of Educational Programs Lakeside Chautauqua’s 12th Annual Civil War Week will be held from Monday, Aug. 17-Friday, Aug. 21 and includes engaging and informative lectures from notable historians and speakers. Dana Shoaf, editor of Civil War Times magazine, will deliver three lectures on a variety of topics, including “Pumpkin Slingers […]

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Sunday Spotlight: Shirley Stary Celebrates 10 Years at Lakeside

Staff Blogger: Martina Baca, Lakesider Co-Editor Intern Before the evening perfor­mances at Hoover Auditori­um, Shirley Stary is running from the lobby to backstage, making sure that everything is ready for the show. She is taking care of final details here and there and pre­paring her introduction for the upcoming performance. When the clock hits 8:15 […]

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Preacher of the Week: The Rev. Laurie Haller

Everyone experiences the burnout of life’s daily routine and hectic schedule. The Rev. Laurie Haller, Preacher of the Week from August 16-21, will share a special message with Lakesiders about how she rediscovered play and purpose during those times of burnout. A native of Birmingham, Mich., the Rev. Haller has served churches for the past […]

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Join Us for the Northwestern Ohio Gladiolus Show

Staff Blogger: Alexandrea Stelzer, Director of Marketing Gladiolus growers and exhibitors from Ohio, Mich­igan and Pennsylvania will participate in the Northwestern Ohio Gladiolus Show in Hoover Auditorium. The Gladiolus Show, which has been held at Lake­side for more than 50 years, will take place from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15 and 12-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. […]

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Lakeside Snapshots

Thanks for a great Week 8 in Lakeside! We would love for you to share your favorite photos from the week with us on Facebook. While you’re there take a look at all the photos from the week.

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Fun Facts about the Great Lakes: Lake Ontario

Every summer, Lakesiders enjoy spending time in the Chautauqua community that sits on the Lake Erie shoreline. While sitting along Ohio’s Most Beautiful Mile, have you ever stopped to think about Lake Erie and its fellow Great Lakes? And what is it about them that makes them so ‘great’? After doing some research, I’ve decided […]

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2015 Important Gate Announcements

Starting Sunday, Aug. 16 there will be changes to the South Gate operating schedule until the end of the season. From Sunday-Thursday night, the gate will be closed from 11 p.m.-7 a.m. The South Gate will resume regular hours on Friday and Saturday. Traffic will be directed to the Fifth Street Gate, which will keep […]

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