Month: March 2020

Did you know: Amelia Earhart visited Lakeside?

Staff blogger: Dakota Harkins, Director of Education & Heritage Programming Famed aviator Amelia Earhart is easily one of the most recognizable performers to have graced Lakeside’s Central Auditorium stage. A world-renowned flyer with a mysterious demise, Earhart has remained a source of American admiration and research for the last century. Before her illustrious days of […]

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What to Do with Spring Bulbs that are Past their Prime

Author: Loretta Wilken, Master Gardener Cheery spring blooming bulb plants will soon be peppering the garden beds in Lakeside. They’re always a welcomed sight and a teaser of much more color to come. The question often arises of what to do with these beauties once they’re past their prime. Here are a few pointers…

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Devotions for These Times

Staff Blogger: Rev. Dr. Charlie Yoost, Director of Religious Life, Lakeside Chautauqua The year was 1633. The place was Oberammergau, Germany. Europe was in the midst of the Thirty Years War, which would result in over eight million deaths, a little over a tenth of the continent’s population. One of the lethal outcomes of the […]

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Reach Out & Preserve Family History through the Arts

Lakeside prides itself on embracing history and tradition in each of the Chautauqua pillars of Religion, Education, Cultural Arts and Recreation.  As we move through Women’s History Month, a time to reflect on and recognize all of the contributions and accomplishments of women throughout our history and lives, consider setting aside some time to celebrate […]

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Devotions for These Times

Staff Blogger: Rev. Dr. Charlie Yoost, Director of Religious Life, Lakeside Chautauqua The Chinese character for crisis is a combination of the characters for danger and opportunity.  The crisis in which we find ourselves has definite elements of danger. The chance of contacting the coronavirus is real and concerning for all of us. The economic […]

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Dakota Harkins takes on new role as Director of Education & Heritage Programming

Staff Blogger: Elizabeth Fantozzi, Marketing & Public Relations Manager Lakeside Chautauqua is pleased to announce that Dakota Harkins will be transitioning from her role as the Lakeside Heritage Society Manager of Operations to the position of Director of Education & Heritage Programming. She has made huge strides in the preservation and teaching of Lakeside’s history. With […]

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