Month: November 2017

Earn Money for Lakeside by Shopping Online

Staff Blogger: Allyson Lane, Advancement & Communications Assistant This year, use Amazon Smile and Giving Assistant to support Lakeside by simply shopping online like you already do. It’s no extra cost to you, and you can help support the Chautauqua experience from the comfort of your couch. Amazon Smile When you shop using Amazon Smile, […]

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Handcraft Your Holiday Cheer

Staff Blogger: Ellen Venema, Rhein Center Assistant Coordinator Times and technologies are changing. Personal correspondence by snail mail seems almost a lost art, but holidays continue to be the exception to the rule. The Christmas season keeps postal workers busy as the nation carries out the beloved tradition of sending cards and gifts. Since many […]

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Healthy (and Happy) Choices Ease Hectic Holidays

Staff Blogger: Ellen Venema, Rhein Center Assistant Coordinator  ‘Tis the season to be jolly! And to visit family and friends.… give back to your community… decorate the house… keep track of the kids while they’re on school break… finish all those year-end work projects… wait in long lines with other last-minute shoppers… and prepare that […]

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A Wedding Dream Comes True for the Smith-Poppe Family

Lakeside Chautauqua has always been a special place for the Smith family. Kevin Smith started visiting as a young boy at his family’s cottage. When he was a teenager, the family bought the Upper Shelf, a small shop in the business district, where they lived upstairs for several years. Years later, after Kevin was married […]

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Live the Lakeside Mission All Year Long

Every Sunday evening during the Chautauqua season, the Lakeside community gathers at the Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo to enjoy a live concert or presentation in Central Park. The Sunday Family Night in the Park series created an enriching cultural experience that nurtured relationships, welcomed new friends and renewed the spirit – all part of the Lakeside […]

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2017 Holiday Gift Ideas

Staff Blogger: Alexandrea Stelzer, Director of Marketing With Christmas just around the corner, are you still searching for the perfect present? Why not give the gift of Lakeside? Take a look at our list of Lakeside-inspired gift ideas… Chautauqua Pass Certificates Share the Chautauqua experience with friends and family this holiday season. For more information […]

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The Soundtrack of Central Park

Staff Blogger: Ellen Venema, Rhein Center Assistant Coordinator On Nov. 28, 2017, Lakeside Chautauqua will partner with #GivingTuesday to raise funds towards revitalizing the Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo. The Central Park Gazebo is a favorite feature along Ohio’s Most Beautiful Mile, drawing Lakesiders and guests alike for performances, ceremonies, celebrations and more. But what is it […]

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Did you know Lakeside has a lost and found?

Where is Lakeside’s Lost & Found located? The Lost & Found is located at the Lakeside Chautauqua Administration Office at 236 Walnut Ave. Does each facility have its own Lost & Found? No, we ask that all facilities bring their lost and found items to the Lakeside Chautauqua Administration Office. If you’ve lost your wallet […]

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Planning a Dream Wedding at Lakeside Chautauqua

“Standing in front of the gazebo when I was 9 years old, I told my mom, ‘this is where I am going to get married,’” said Elizabeth (Adams) Peck. The first time the Adams family visited Lakeside, was to pick up Elizabeth’s brother from the East Ohio Youth Annual Conference in 1993. The family immediately […]

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Gazebo Provides Unique Home for Programming & Lakeside Tradition

Staff Blogger: Allyson Lane, Advancement & Communications Assistant Since 1979, the Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo has provided an open space for programming on the lakefront. It commands attention and draws people to Central Park from shuffleboard, miniature golf, the playground and Ohio’s Most Beautiful Mile. The programs that have taken place for the past 38 years […]

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