Memorial Garden

New in 2018

Spring has arrived, and we can’t wait to welcome our Lakeside friends back for another exciting summer. To help you make the most of it, we want to share new things that Lakeside is working on to improve your experience. Mark your calendars for new programs, carve out time to walk through a new garden […]

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Lakeside’s Off-Season Events & Announcements

Staff Blogger: Alexandrea Stelzer, Director of Marketing Even though the summer has come and gone, Lakeside Chautauqua is still bustling. In the off-season, from early-September to late-May, Lakeside offers many events and activities, even though most of the shops, restaurants, services and bed & breakfasts/guest houses have closed until next summer. We invite you to […]

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Lakeside, Ohio: 30 years of renewal

Guest Blogger: Bruce Stambaugh, Lakesider Lakeside, Ohio. Those back-to-back names seem too ordinary, too mundane to be considered a desired vacation destination. For our family, though, like thousands of others, that’s exactly what Lakeside, Ohio means. We have been traveling there every year at least once a year for three decades. To other Lakesiders, that’s […]

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Lakeside’s Survivor Tree

Guest Blogger: Bill Smith, Lakeside Tree Advisory Team On April 26, a seedling from the Oklahoma City Survivor Tree was planted in Lakeside on the hill overlooking The Memorial Garden at Chautauqua Park. This small American Elm is intended to be a reminder to all of the faith, hope and strength of survivors who have […]

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A Walk Through Lakeside: Poplar Avenue

Staff Blogger: Alexis Oatman, Advancement/Communications Intern My walk begins at Poplar Avenue and Second Street near Perry Park. The water is calm as the light shines over the park as if angels were peering through the clouds. The sun is hot and beating, but the lake brings in a refreshing breeze over my skin. Perry […]

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Embrace Your Faith

When you visit Lakeside, one of the benefits of the Chautauqua experience are the many ways to embrace your faith. Lakeside is a wonderful place to reflect and grow spiritually. During its 11-week summer season, Lakeside Chautauqua offers ample opportunities to participate in programs within the religion pillar, one of the four pillars of the […]

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Garden Volunteers Needed

Guest Blogger: Jan Hilty, Master Gardener Garden volunteers are needed to help maintain Lakeside Chautauqua’s many beautiful gardens. These volunteers will help to supplement the Lakeside Chautauqua ground crews and staff gardeners. The emphasis will be on weeding and dead-heading on an as needed basis.

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Pat & Gary Cook Choose Lakeside as Future Resting Place

Staff Blogger: Martina Baca, Lakesider Co-Editor Intern Pat Cook doesn’t remember the first time she was at Lakeside because she was barely 9 months old. She doesn’t remember the name of the children that played with her in Central Park, or how many times a week she played shuffleboard. But, what she remembers more than […]

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Volunteer Your Time at the Memorial Garden this Summer

Guest Blogger: Jan Hilty   Volunteers are needed for The Memorial Garden at Chautauqua Park to supplement the planned maintenance by the Lakeside Chautauqua ground crews this summer. The emphasis will be on weed control and deadheading on a week-to-week basis. To assist with this process, Lakeside has scheduled spring and summer treatments for weed […]

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Volunteers Needed at the Memorial Garden this Summer

Guest Blogger: Jan Hilty   Volunteers are needed for The Memorial Garden at Chautauqua Park to supplement the planned maintenance by the Lakeside Chautauqua ground crews this summer. The emphasis will be on weed control and deadheading on a week-to-week basis. To assist with this process, Lakeside has scheduled spring and summer treatments for weed […]

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