Week 7: August 1-7, 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 experience of onsite and virtual activities, all with your safety in mind. View our schedule of events , 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. To navigate the pool reservations, visit lakesideohio.com/pool to read step-by-step instructions or watch videos on how to make a reservation using a computer or smartphone .

COVID-19 Alert: Help keep Lakeside safe. Review our latest COVID-19 update. The health and well-being of our Lakeside community is always our top priority. Prior to your visit, read our COVID-19 guidelines .
LSO Chamber Music Series
Although the beloved Lakeside Symphony Orchestra (LSO) season has been postponed until 2021, classical music will be heard from the Steele Memorial Bandstand this summer as we welcome several smaller ensembles.
7:30 p.m., Wednesday
The “HIGH FREQUENCY” Flute Quartet features Jesse Martin, Tamara Kagy, Jody Chaffee and Elizabeth Studer, Firelands Symphony Orchestra members, who have been performing together in various capacities for many years.
The Braid Quintet
7:30 p.m., Friday
The Braid Quintet features James Braid, Colleen Braid, Lori Bright, Allison Braid Olsen and Karl Olsen, Lakeside Symphony Orchestra members, who will play Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 by Bach, music from “Pirates of the Caribbean” and more.
This week ONLY in Lakeside!
Lakeside Sailing Regatta
Registration will take place from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Lakeside Sailing Center, immediately followed by a skipper’s meeting. Find race schedule here.
Ted Yoder Band
7:30 p.m., Saturday
Lakeside welcomes the Ted Yoder Band for their debut at the Steele Memorial Bandstand this week featuring a hammered dulcimer, marimba, shakers and bass.
Jerry Popiel
6 p.m., Sunday
Jerry Popiel returns to Lakeside to perform a tribute to Gordon Lightfoot in his solo acoustic show. He will focus on Lightfoot’s most iconic material from 1966-1976.
LWC Meeting
1:30 p.m., Tuesday
Find Lakeside Chautauqua’s Master Gardener, Loretta Wilken , at the Train Station Patio as she explains the process of choosing plants and planning Lakeside's gardens. This program will be livestreamed to the LWC Facebook .
Religious Seminar
Monday & Wednesday
Join us at 3 p.m. at the Train Station Patio for a time of meditating with scripture and God’s creation using the ancient practice of Lectio Divina . Nancy Flinchbaugh provides the historical and theological background.
Ward Catering Prime Rib Dinner
3-7 p.m., Friday
Join Ward Catering for a Prime Rib, Shrimp or Surf & Turf Dinner. All meals will be made to order and boxed up hot for take-out only from Wesley Lodge. To pre-order, call (419) 357-5482. View full menu and prices here.
View even more at lakesideohio.com/calendar .
Submit recipes for Lakeside Cookbook
The Lakeside Women’s Club (LWC) is compiling a Lakeside Cookbook. Submit your favorite family recipes, vintage recipes from years past, kids’ craft ideas or family traditions. Email your name, phone number, recipe/idea/tradition to Sally DePerro at sallydeperro@hotmail.com or Mame Drackett at mame@drackett.cc . The deadline to submit is Monday, Sept. 7. 
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 livestreamed to our website , official Facebook and YouTube pages. There will be no in-person audience this week. The Rev. Dr. Shively T. J. Smith’s theme is “Biblical Images in the Meditative Writings of Howard Thurman.”
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 regardless of age. Browse available classes for all ages and register today!
What's Cooking with Chef Stacy: Fool-Proof Fish 3 Ways
1:30 p.m. Monday
Cooking salmon and can be a bit tricky and makes many people feel hesitant to try it at home. Chef Stacy Maple will share a versatile and fool-proof technique for cooking fish so that it is always tender, flaky and full of flavor.
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. Shively T. J. Smith as Preacher of the Week from August 2-6. Supported by The Rev. Dr. Bud Cox Endowment.
Chautauqua Lecture Series
Monday & Tuesday
P articipate in the Korean Religion & Culture lectures with Merose Hwang , PhD. These 90-minute lectures are held on Zoom, an online conferencing service .
Writing Workshop
3:30 p.m., Monday
Nike Mendenhall will offer writing prompts and resources and encourage participants to develop their writing. To register, contact  edintern@lakesid-eohio.com
Lakeside Virtual Photography Show
View the 45th Annual Lakeside Photography Show virtual exhibit. Vote for Popular Choice Award by August 21 through the gallery homepage while you visit.
Wellness Seminar
Tuesday & Thursday
Your Money Counts: Overview of Budgeting, Credit & Identity Theft virtual seminars will help you better understand components of effective money management.
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.  
CLSC Round Table
3:30 p.m., Thursday
Participate in the CLSC's book discussion on Zoom featuring  Swimmer Among the Stars: Stories  by Kanishk Tharoor. This discussion will be led by Paul Sukys. Prior reading is encouraged.
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. Nearly 150 art pieces were submitted by Lakesiders.
VIRTUAL: 5k Raccoon Run & One-Mile Fun Run
August 1
In response to COVID-19, we've modified this year’s 5k Raccoon Run and One-Mile Fun Run to virtual only races. Run from your house, from a treadmill in the Lakeside Fitness Room, from a neighborhood park,or anywhere in the world. Register here.
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.
Lakeside: The Missionary’s Friend
1:30 p.m., Sunday
This four-part virtual program will explore the women who attended Lakeside summer meetings. Coordinated by the Lakeside Heritage Society. View livestream on the LHS Facebook .
Easy & convenient ways to support Lakeside
Did you know you can give back to Lakeside by doing things you already do? AmazonSmile , Giving Assistant , recommending grants, matching gifts and monthly gifts are convenient ways you can support Lakeside .
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.
Centering Prayer
8 a.m., Thursday
Start your day with at the Hotel Lakeside lawn near the Beebe Memorial Telescope. After a brief devotional reading, we will sit in quiet prayer for 20 minutes, and then offer a time for reflection. For questions, contact Tom Frost at (434) 906-5959.
American Red Cross Online Training
Lakeside is partnering with the American Red Cross to offer online training courses . This week we're offering Cat & Dog First Aid; Adult First Aid/CPR/AED; Babysitter Basics; and Bloodborne Pathogens. Register here .
View even more at lakesideohio.com/calendar .
FUN for the whole family!
Sunset Vespers
8:15 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 fitness classes are offered to all ages throughout the week. Week 7 classes include: All Level Yoga, Water Aerobics , Chair Yoga, and so much more. View full class descriptions on our website or the app .
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
The Children's Church Celebration begins 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 Ave. to Bradley Temple. The event will end by 10:15 a.m.
View even more at lakesideohio.com/calendar .
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