Lakeside Chautauqua
Aug. 5-11, 2017
Volunteer Recognition Picnic
Lakeside volunteers are essential to the quality of the Chautauqua experience. We will recognize and celebrate the service and commitment of volunteers at our Volunteer Recognition Picnic, held from 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5 on the Hotel Lakeside lawn.
Tickets for Candlelight Symphony Showcase are Sold Out
The Lakeside Chautauqua Foundation is pleased to present the Lakeside Candlelight Symphony Showcase, an event which helps raise funds for the Lakeside Symphony Orchestra (LSO). At this year's Lakeside Symphony Candlelight Showcase, ticket holders will enjoy an evening home tour through the streets of Lakeside with candlelit paths to each home, which will feature a small LSO ensemble.
Lakeside Summerfest
Lakeside's first Summerfest will take place from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6 on the Hotel Lakeside lawn. Activities will include a caricature artist, a group coloring poster, carriage rides, photo booth, roving magic by Ed Ellis, easel painting provided by the Rhein Center and a jump rope and Double Dutch demonstration by the Jammin' Jumpers.
Generosity & Stewardship Conference
Attendees of the Generosity & Stewardship Conference, held from Sunday, Aug. 6-Wednesday, Aug. 9 in Lakeside Chautauqua, will learn specific tools for equipping congregations or religious organizations in their ability to go beyond a tithe. Lakeside will present this conference as an opportunity to support persons desiring lives that reflect God's call to give freely. Please note: Registration is full.
At the Crossroads, Leadership Lessons for the Second Half of Life
The Rev. Dr. Clayton Smith will spark a conversation about discovering one's purpose, passion and mission during the second half of life during his lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7 in Orchestra Hall. All are invited to attend. As the author of the book At the Crossroads, Leadership Lessons for the Second Half of Life, the Rev. Dr. Smith will use examples and testimonials from his book and provide special tools to help individuals plan for a purposeful life into retirement.
Religious Life
Preacher of the Week: Bishop Ivan Abrahams
Supported by the Gretchen A. Curtis Endowment

Bishop Ivan Abrahams will serve as Preacher of the Week from Aug. 6-10. His sermon for the 10:30 a.m. Hoover Community Worship Service on Sunday, Aug. 6, "Healing as a Means of Transformation," is based on 2 Kings 5:1-18 and Luke 17:11-19.
Additional Religious Life programs can be viewed here or in the Lakesider newspaper.   
Chautauqua Lecture Series
"Seeking Peace in a Multi-Faith World"
A special combined Faith for Living Hour and morning education lecture will feature Preacher of the Week, Bishop Ivan Abrahams, Methodist Church of South Africa, General Secretary, World Methodist Council, Johannesburg, South Africa, speaking on interfaith topics. Please note: special Faith for Living Hour/morning lecture time: 10-11:30 a.m. Monday-Thursday.

View Chautauqua Lecture Series descriptions here.
Additional Community Education programs and special workshops can be viewed here. Or, read about both in the Lakesider newspaper.
Arts & Entertainment
All performances start at 8:15 p.m. in Hoover Auditorium, unless otherwise noted.

Saturday, Aug. 5
Lakeside Symphony Orchestra with Pointe of Departure Ballet Company
Supported by the Iva M. Clark Memorial Endowment 
The Lakeside Symphony Orchestra (LSO) will perform its 17th collaborative concert with Pointe of Departure Ballet Company. This annual event, which has become a summer favorite among Lakesiders, showcases Pointe of Departure's world-class dancing and choreography.

Sunday, Aug. 6
11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Pavilion West Deck

Lakeside Summerfest Entertainment:
Big Rockin' Blues Band  
Columbus' own Big Rockin' Blues Band will bring their signature sound to the Pavilion West Deck. For their concert, they will cover songs by Muddy Waters, Tom Petty, Jimi Hendrix and The Rolling Stones.

Sunday, Aug. 6
6 p.m.

Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo
Family Night in the Park: Lakeside String Quartet

The Lakeside String Quartet will perform a special concert for Lakesiders. The rain location is Bradley Temple. Members of the quartet include Santino Ellis-Perez, Claire Tatman, James Braid and Allison Braid Olsen. The quartet will play Dmitri Shostakovich's "String Quartet No. 3 in F major."

Monday, Aug. 7
Hoover Silent Movie Night with Organist Clark Wilson: "The General"  
For this week's Hoover Silent Movie Night, Clark Wilson, a silent film organist, will accompany the movie "The General." Wilson, one of the most recognized scorers of silent photoplays in America, works exclusively with the organ in developing accurate and historic musical accompaniments as they were performed in major pictures during the heyday of silent film.

Tuesday, Aug. 8

Lakeside Symphony Orchestra Concert with Cellist Kim Cook
The orchestra's fourth concert of the summer will feature cellist Kim Cook. She has been called "the superb American cellist" and acclaimed for her "truly glorious tone." Cook has performed as a soloist across the U.S., Europe, Latin America and parts of Asia, as well as toured extensively as an International Artistic Ambassador for the U.S. State Department, presenting concerts and master classes.    
Wednesday, Aug. 9       
Daniel Martin
Daniel Martin, one of the most in-demand entertainers in the nation, will bring his spellbinding show to Lakeside. His blend of sarcastic improv and incredible magic leads to standing ovations and record-breaking crowds worldwide. Martin was recently awarded "Entertainer of the Year" and was recognized as the highest rated touring act in the country by Campus Activities Magazine.

Thursday, Aug. 10
Dave Bennett "Roots of Pop: Swing to Rock"
Multi-instrument phenomenon, Dave Bennett will take the stage of Hoover Auditorium for the third time with his "Roots of Pop: Swing to Rock" show. Bennett is a clarinet virtuoso who plays electric guitar, piano, drums and even vocalizes.

Friday, Aug. 11   
Lakeside Symphony Orchestra Concert with Michael Shirtz Quartet "Classics of the American Songbook"
For the Lakeside Symphony Orchestra (LSO)'s fifth concert of the summer, they will play "Classics of the American Songbook" with the Michael Shirtz Quartet. From the music of early Broadway and the sounds of the silver screen, to the world of jazz and the birth of rock & roll and more, join Michael Shirtz as he shares his passion for the Great American music story. 

Pickleball Tournament 
A Pickleball Tournament will take place beginning 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 4-Saturday, Aug. 5 at the Williams Tennis Campus. The tournament will feature a variety of youth and adult divisions, as well as singles and doubles divisions.
Sailing Regatta

The 40th Annual Lakeside Sailing Regatta will take place Saturday, Aug. 5 and Sunday, Aug. 6. There will be four classes available, including Junior Sunfish, Senior Sunfish, Single-Handed Sunfish, Double-Handed Sunfish and Single-Handed Laser. Registration will take place from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Saturday, prior to the event at the Lakeside Sailing Center, and will be immediately followed by a skipper's meeting.

Field Day
Lakesiders will celebrate an old tradition by participating in the 5th Annual Lakeside Field Day. The event will take place from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6 on the Hotel Lakeside lawn, near the Gundlach Garden.

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Upcoming Events
Photography Show
Now until Friday, Aug. 18
Hoover Auditorium Lobby
View the show a half-hour prior to all Sunday Hoover Community Worship Services and all Hoover evening performances, as well as Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-5 p.m.

Light Up Lakeside
Now until Friday, Aug. 11
Lakeside Grounds
Light Up Lakeside is a combined effort of Lakesiders to celebrate the summer by showcasing the entire community in lights.

Historic Preservation & Design Review Board (HP&DRB) Meeting
Saturday, Aug. 5
9 a.m.
Train Station
The HP&DRB meets one Saturday each month. Application materials and 2017 meeting schedules are available to download.

Lakeside Women's Club Book Sale
Sunday, Aug. 6
12-5 p.m.
Green Gables
Donations of books will be accepted at Green Gables until 12 p.m. the day before the event.

Lakeside Heritage Society Ice Cream Social
Sunday, Aug. 6
12:30-2:30 p.m.
Central Park
Tickets are $5 a person, with all proceeds benefiting the Heritage Society New Archives Building Fund.

Wooden Boat Rides & Sunset Cruises
Monday, Aug. 7 &
Thursday, Aug. 10
6 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Dock/Information Center
These 30-minute rides begin at 6 p.m. with the last ride departing at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $20 for adults and $6 for children (ages 4-12).
Hour-long sunset cruises aboard Amazing Grace start at 8 p.m. The cost is $32 for adults and $10 for children (ages 4-12). Children age 3 & under are not permitted.

Farmers' Market
Tuesday, Aug. 8 &
Friday, Aug. 11
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Walnut Avenue & Third Street in Front of Hoover
Farmers' Market vendors will sell fresh produce, honey, herbs and homemade baked goods.

Parkinson's Support Group
4-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8 & 1-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10
Train Station
Activities include drumming (drum sticks provided), stretching exercises while seated, balance exercises while standing and rapid diversity of movement with music.

Frank O'Dell Arbor Day Picnic
Thursday, Aug. 10
5:30-8 p.m.
Train Station
Attendees are asked to bring a dish to share and their own table service and, in keeping with the purposes of LESS, to bring reusable tableware.
Sign up for Rhein Center Classes
Online registration with credit card payment opens at 8 a.m. each Thursday for the following week's classes.

Labor Day Weekend 
On Sunday, Sept. 3, the Lakeside community will gather to celebrate the 144th Chautauqua summer season. A community-wide photo will be taken by a drone at 6:30 p.m. on the dock, weather permitting. 

Employment Opportunities
Immediate openings that will run several weeks beyond Labor Day are available in Housekeeping, Maintenance and Event Set-Up Team. There are also openings until Labor Day at the Williams Tennis Campus, Hoover Auditorium, Orchestra Hall and Pool Support. If interested, contact John Mann at or (419) 798-4461, ext. 252. 
Kids Needed to Deliver Lakesider Newspaper
At 9 a.m. Fridays, kids (ages 10-15) are invited to the Legacy House, 217 Walnut Ave., to deliver Lakesider newspapers.

On Saturday, 12 children (ages 6-10) are needed to hand out the Lakesider on the Hoover Auditorium porch from 7:30-8 p.m. Report to the porch at 7:15 p.m. Friday delivery is available until Aug. 19, and Saturday delivery is available until Aug. 5.

Volunteers will receive their choice of a free Coffee & Cream soft-serve ice cream coupon or miniature golf coupon.

Rules & Regulations
As a gated community, Lakeside Chautauqua values the safety and health & wellness of our guests and residents. View the updated Rules & Regulations.
Trash & Recycling Services
This week, trash collection is Wednesday and Friday due to the holiday. Recycling is only collected on Fridays. Place trash and recycling bins on the curbside by 7:30 am.

Important Gate Announcements
Read about updates to the 2017 Chautauqua summer season gate hours here.
Annual Photo Contest
Lakesiders of all ages are invited to submit photos to be featured in the 2018 Calendar of Events brochure, as well as on Lakeside's social media pages, website, blog, Lakesider newspaper, advertisements, etc.

The deadline for submission is Monday, Oct. 2. Read full contest rules to enter.
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Orchestra Hall
Movie Tickets:
$3/youth (under 12)

Show Times:
3:30 p.m. & 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. 

Review the upcoming movie schedule.
Blue Zones
Wellness Tip
Launch a social engagement initiative for back to school, known as "The Walking School Bus," to nudge young and old to walk more. Encourage children to walk together to school with grandparents, parents or teachers. Grandparents, while helping the kids, often improve their own mental and physical health and slow their aging process. For more information, visit