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Submit Photos for Lakeside Photo Contest

Lakesiders of all ages are invited to submit photos to be featured in the 2019 Calendar of Events brochure, as well as on Lakeside’s social media pages, website, The Front Porch blog, Lakesider newspaper, advertisements, etc. Images should represent people enjoying Lakeside through photos of families, traditions, children, religion, education, cultural arts (special events and programming), recreation, landscape or architecture. Photos are needed for following panels of the Calendar of Event…

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Memorial Garden Entryway Concludes Phase III

On May 27, a celebration and prayer service was held to recognize the generous gifts that provided the new entryway to the Memorial Garden at Chautauqua Park, as well as to remember the loved ones who have been laid to rest in the garden. Lakeside would like to especially recognize a donor whose legacy provided a noticeable additions to the Memorial Garden: Mrs. Kathryn Sanders Rieder. Rieder had been a Lakesider for nearly a century, first coming when she was 13 years old and visiting as muc…

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Women on Water (WOW) Sailing Classes

Women on Water (WOW) will once again offer sailing classes for women age 50 & older. Beginner sessions (Level I) will take place Monday, June 25-Friday, June 29, and Intermediate Instruction (Level II) will take place Monday, July 9-Friday, July 13. All classes will be from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Lakeside Sailing Center. Following the class sessions, independently scheduled water instruction will take place, about 20 minutes per student. The goal of Level I is to give the sailor confi…

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2018 East Ohio Conference Food Court

Lakeside is home to a wide variety of restaurants and dining options. Fantastic food and friendlier service are the things that define a meal here at our beautiful Chautauqua. Whether you’re craving chicken salad, a hot donut, a juicy cheeseburger or a hot dog, you can find it here! Food Court located on Walnut Avenue For a quick lunch in between sessions, head over to the business district on Walnut avenue. Ooh La La!, Coffee & Cream, Blue Bird Cafe and the United Methodist Men will be set …

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2018 West Ohio Conference Food Court

Lakeside is home to a wide variety of restaurants and dining options. Fantastic food and friendlier service are the things that define a meal here at our beautiful Chautauqua. Whether you’re craving chicken salad, a hot donut, a juicy cheeseburger or a hot dog, you can find it here!Food Court located on Walnut Avenue For a quick lunch in between sessions, head over to the business district on Walnut avenue. Ooh La La!, Coffee & Cream, Blue Bird Cafe and the United Methodist Men will be set u…

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2018 Important Gate Information

Starting Memorial Day weekend (May 25-28) and continuing through the Chautauqua summer season (June 16-September 3), the gate hours are as follows:   Fifth Street Gate: 24 hours a day/7 days a week. South Gate: 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Sunday-Wednesday; 7 a.m.-1 a.m. Thursday-Saturday (includes the South Gate booth, Welcome Center and Route 163 black iron gate outside the South Gate Parking Lot). East & West Second Street Gates: 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday & Sund…

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Assistive Listening Technology Now Available in Chautauqua & Orchestra Halls

To help ensure a quality experience for all of our guests, Lakeside Chautauqua is pleased to announce the addition of hearing loop technology in Chautauqua Hall and Orchestra Hall. Brown Audio Service of Tallmadge, Ohio will be installing the system in each venue prior to the start of the season. The hearing loop system allows individuals to receive clear sound from the sound system directly to their hearing aid or cochlear implant.  This technology eliminates most of the reverberation and ba…

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April Storm Slams Lakeside Shoreline

Heavy rain and high-powered winds pounded the shoreline of Lakeside and the rest of the Marblehead Peninsula over the weekend. Lakeshore Flood Warnings for Ottawa County were in effect until Sunday afternoon. As six-foot waves rolled in, the National Weather Service reported that water levels rose three to eight feet above average throughout the area. The Dock was not only beaten with waves, but was completely submerged for most of Saturday and Sunday. Lakeside's small beach area has been comple…

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