Week 4: July 11-July 17, 2020
We're excited to welcome you and your family to Lakeside! For our 147th Chautauqua season, we've streamlined programming and planned a hybrid Chautauqua experience of onsite and virtual activities, all with your safety in mind. To view the entire schedule of events, visit lakesideohio.com/calendar , download the app or read the Lakesider newspaper.

Reservations are required for: Open Swim, Lap Swim and Water Aerobics at the pool, Fitness Room, Tennis, Pickleball and Sailing Classes. Make your reservation at lakesideohio.com/reservation.

COVID-19 Alert: Help keep Lakesiders safe. The health and well-being of our Lakeside community is always our top priority. Prior to your visit, read our COVID-19 guidelines .
This week ONLY in Lakeside!
Beth Magers
2 p.m., Saturday
Born and raised in Bellevue, Beth Magers is a self-taught drummer that has been playing since the age of 10. Over the years, she has expanded her talents to include guitar and vocals
7:30 p.m., Saturday
Performing harmony and hilarity, GeezeCats is a quartet of “some cool old guys” who are veteran musicians from Cleveland. The band features classic songs from the late 1950s and early 1960s
Virtual Show: The Passing Zone
7:30 p.m., Monday
Lakeside welcomes the award-winning comedy juggling duo, The Passing Zone . This virtual event is free and open to all, view the show on our website , Facebook or Youtube .
Pickleball Programs with Carrina de Vera
Elevate your pickleball game with Carrina de Vera , a USAPA teaching pro, top player in Northeast Ohio and Ohio’s first female IPTPA certified pickleball teaching professional.
Ohio State Amateur Doubles Shuffleboard Tournament
8:15 a.m., Wednesday
The tournament is open to any two amateur players (age 16 & older) who wish to team up. Players must belong to an Ohio State Shuffleboard Association (OSSA) sanctioned club.
Wellness Seminars
3:30 p.m., Tuesday & Thursday
Get Growing! Gardening Program
1:30 p.m., Thursday
Many wildlife species are comfortable coexisting with us in our backyard spaces and within our communities. However sometimes, issues arise . Video available on Youtube .
Colin Dussault's Blues Project
7:30 p.m., Friday
Colin Dussault’s Blues Project is an award-winning blues, rock and soul band influenced by Blind Willie McTell, The Youngbloods, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin and Lyle Lovett.
Plein Air Art Festival
The Plein Air Art Festiva l begins Friday, July 17 when plein air artists set up easels across the grounds to paint outdoor landscapes. All are welcome to watch them paint while maintaining 6 feet of social distance.
View even more at lakesideohio.com/calendar .
Your FAVORITE traditions are back!
Dockside Worship
8:30 a.m. Sunday
This informal worship service (now at the Steele Memorial Bandstand) includes Christian hymns and contemporary songs, an inspiring message and the Sacrament of Holy Communion.
Farmers' Market
8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Tuesday & Friday
The bi-weekly Farmers' Market has relocated to the greenspace around the Lakeside Schoolhouse to practice safe social distancing. View hours and safety protocols.
Picnic in Perry Park
5:30 p.m. Wednesday
For at least 20 years, Wednesday evenings have been an exciting day at Lakeside with a special family picnic . This summer’s event will have a few new twists. RSVP to this week's picnic .
View even more at lakesideohio.com/calendar .
New HYBRID programming: onsite & virtual!
Faith for Living Hour Monday-Thursday
This program will be held onsite at the Steele Memorial Bandstand. Masks are encouraged. Livestream=will be available from our Facebook . The Rev. Dr. Ed Robb’s theme for the week is “In the Footsteps of Jesus.”
Rhein Center Classes
Classes in the fine arts, practical arts and creative arts will be held under the Rhein Center's outdoor tents and virtually. Masks are required for in-person classes. Browse available classes for all ages and register today!
Religious Life Seminar
3 p.m. Monday & Wednesday
Join Dan Moulton outside on the Train Station to discuss John Wesley on Monday afternoon and A. W. Tozer on Wednesday afternoon. These seminars will consist of lectures, short readings and group discussions. 
View even more at lakesideohio.com/calendar .
VIRTUAL programs to enjoy from home!
Lakeside UMC Service
The Lakeside United Methodist Church (UMC) will post a pre-recorded video of its worship service at lakesideohumc.com so that all may join in worship from their homes. Services are saved for four weeks.
Livestream Community Worship Service
10:30 a.m. Sunday
Lakeside Chautauqua welcomes the Rev. Dr. Ed Robb as Preacher of the Week from July 12-16. Supported by the Gretchen A. Curtis Endowment.
Chautauqua Lecture Series
Participate in our Great Lakes Adventures lectures exploring Lake Erie's history. These 90-minute lectures are held on Zoom, an online conferencing service.
White Glove Workshop
3:30 p.m., Monday
Gain first-hand insight into how the Lakeside Heritage Society cares for Lakeside’s history. Program will be streamed on the Lakeside Heritage Society (LHS) Facebook page
Lakeside Virtual Art Show
View the 64th Annual Lakeside Art Show virtual gallery featuring a variety of two-dimensional artwork created by artists of all ages. Vote for People's Choice Award while you visit.
Ask a Gardener
12:30 p.m., Tuesday
Join Lakeside Gardener, Loretta Wilken , in a virtual Zoom meeting to ask all of your gardening questions for the season. This event is held through Zoom , an online conferencing service.
View even more at lakesideohio.com/calendar .
What's NEW at Lakeside?
Make a reservation to swim, workout, play & sail
Reservations are required for: Open Swim, Lap Swim, Water Aerobics, Fitness Room, Tennis, Pickleball and Sailing Classes. Visit lakesideohio.com/reservation to make your reservation today!
Hotel Lakeside Dining Room & Afternoon Tea
This summer, the Hotel Lakeside Dining Room will offer more than just delicious meals, but a unique dining experience for the entire family. Read more about the unique menu and Afternoon Tea. Dine-in service only.
History Popup Tent: Stereograms
Visit the Lakeside Heritage Society tent to to see the people and places of Lakeside in the 1890s. View the Heritage Society's collection of stereograms, the earliest form of 3D imagery. 
Lakeside Annual Fund
Lakeside Chautauqua is a special place, and everyone has a different reason for why they love to visit. One of the best ways to protect the Lakeside experience is by financially supporting the Lakeside Annual Fund. Learn how you can give today or monthly here .
Ward Catering offers weekly to-go meals
Ward Catering  offers a fresh menu of pre-ordered to-go meals every Thursday. Pre-order by 4 p.m. Wednesday. All meals are individually packaged as “heat-and-eat” refrigerated boxes. Limited quantities available.
2020 Faith Walk Devotional Booklet
Lakeside is a special place. It has become sacred ground for many through the years. We invite you to make a “spiritual pilgrimage” through Lakeside, stopping at the 16 places identified in this Faith Walk Devotional Booklet .
American Red Cross Online Training Courses
This summer, Lakeside Chautauqua is partnering with the American Red Cross to offer online training courses . The courses will rotate each week. This week we're offering Water Safety for Parents & Caregivers; First Aid, Health & Safety for Coaches; Adult, Child & Baby First Aid/CPR/AED; and Adult First Aid/CPR/AED. Register here .
FUN for the whole family!
Sunset Vespers
8:30 p.m. Sunday
This evening service has relocated to the Steele Memorial Bandstand to practice safe social distancing. Features praise music and traditional hymns with John and Bonnie Wilkie.
Miniature Golf Tournament
2 p.m. Thursday
All ages are welcome to play. Prizes awarded according to age groups. Cost to play miniature golf is $3.50/game. In the case of inclement weather, the event is cancelled.
Fitness Classes
A variety of classes are offered to all ages: Water Aerobics , All Level Yoga, Vinyasa Flow, Chair Yoga, Seat, Heat & Beats, Interval Training, Beach Walk and Step Aerobics. View descriptions on website or the app .
Magician Jason Jacobs
7:30 p.m., Wednesday
Award-winning magician Jason Jacobs makes his Lakeside debut this week at the Steele Memorial Bandstand . While some seating is provided in Bettinger Park, guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets and to practice safe social distancing.
View even more at lakesideohio.com/calendar .
Just for KIDS!
Storybook Walk
Monday & Friday
Families can exercise body and mind as they follow a path through Cherry Park where pages from a hand-picked storybook will be posted at stations along the way. New story every week.
Participants will discover the relevance of God in their lives, enjoy music, meet new friends and compete for candy in games and activities. Coordinated by John and Bonnie Wilkie.
God Squad
This popular children's event features live music with interactive lessons and a fun craft. Coordinated by Chip Richter. Two sessions for different age groups: ages 4-6 and 7-9 .
Children's Church Celebration
9:30 a.m., Sunday
A Children's Church Celebration will begin with an outdoor processional at the conclusion of the Dockside Worship Service (approximately 9:30 a.m. at the Steele Memorial Bandstand) and proceed down Kenton Row and Cedar Avenue to Bradley Temple. The event will end by 10:15 a.m.
View even more at lakesideohio.com/calendar .
The Hotel Lakeside lawn will transform into an outdoor showroom of wooden boats . The Plein Air Paintout and Wet Paint Sale will also take place.
The online exhibit will display work by amateur photographers from Lakeside and beyond. Deadline to register is July 17 .
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