Activities

Perry Park Playground to receive major upgrade for 2021!

Thanks to the support of generous Lakesiders, final enhancements and renovations are taking place in a beloved space of our community, Perry Park.

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Lakeside in Poetry

Staff Blogger: Ellen Venema, Rhein Center Assistant Coordinator There’s truly an art to selecting and arranging words. The rhythm, alliteration and imagery of our choices may provide another level of interest and meaning. We can create moods, set scenes and build characters with paper and pen (or computer and fingers…) and a little careful thought. […]

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Connect with your Lakeside friends through a Virtual Social!

Staff Blogger: Mallory Glenn, Advancement & Communications Assistant Do you miss your Lakeside friends? Stay connected by organizing a virtual get-together on Zoom, an online conferencing service. Lakeside is a special place because of its people, and even though we can’t be together physically right now, let’s continue to connect and be social with each […]

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Get Creative with Easter Eggs this Spring

Staff Blogger: Ellen Venema, Rhein Center Assistant Coordinator Easter is coming soon! In a quest to shake up my decorations this year, I hunted up new ideas for Easter eggs. Join me in stepping outside the pre-packaged dye kit box and expand your egg-decorating repertoire with a few of these creative techniques using materials that can […]

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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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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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Will you help us finish strong this fiscal year?

Will you help us reach new heights this fiscal year by giving a gift to the area of Lakeside you love most? By supporting your favorite place or program, you’re strengthening and maintaining the Chautauqua experience and investing in a gathering place that’s dedicated to nurturing mind, body and spirit. We’re immensely grateful for your […]

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5 Lakeside Holiday Gift Ideas

With Christmas just around the corner, are you still searching for the perfect present? Give the gift of happiness this holiday season, and take a look at our list of Lakeside-inspired gift ideas… 1. Lakeside Gift Cards Lakeside offers Gift Cards as a way to pay for Daily, Weekly or Partial Day Chautauqua Passes, and even […]

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2019 Pumpkin-Decorating Contest

We had several fantastic entries in our annual Pumpkin-Decorating Contest at the Lakeside-Marblehead Lighthouse Festival. Thanks to all who participated, and congratulations to our winners! Most Creative Design Overall “Pumpkin Power and Light” by Heather Doughty          

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TNT Day, Thursday, Aug. 8

On Thursday, Aug. 8, the Lakeside Men’s Bible Study Group will partner with Ottawa County United Way and their program ‘Til Next Time (TNT) to offer area youth and mentors a special day at Lakeside. The Men’s Bible Study Group, who meets every Tuesday during the summer, collectively has an interest of putting their faith […]

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