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Book a 2018 Cottage Now

To help your family better plan your 2018 Lakeside vacation, we want to give you a jumpstart on booking your cottage with Lakeside Chautauqua Realty (LCR). LCR has a selection of cottage rental reservations available now, and more will become available over the next few months. LCR has something to meet every family's needs. Check the website for cottage descriptions, a list of amenities, pictures and more to help you choose your perfect vacation home. The number of cottage rentals available cha…

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Lakeside Chautauqua Is Updating Our Website

Lakeside has been working to refresh our website software to better serve our guests and community. The new website launched on November 20, 2017.   Our communications team and website developer, Rob Truex, President of Shift2Design, have been working extensively on the updates.      Most of the site will appear the same, just moving with greater speed from page to page and loading pictures more quickly. But, as we rebuilt the website, some webpages and navigation did change slightly. We…

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Lakeside Chautauqua Named ‘Best of Lake Erie’

Lakeside Chautauqua has been chosen as the ‘Best New Pool’ and one of the ‘Best Western Ohio Hot Spots' in Lake Erie Living magazine’s September/October 2017 issue. The magazine’s ‘Best of Lake Erie’ issue includes both editors’ and readers’ picks of the best dining, shopping, lodging and attractions in Ohio, Ontario, New York, Pennsylvania and Michigan. Lakeside is honored to stand among several other area businesses and individuals who were selected as the ‘Best of Lake Erie,’ including: The F…

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Master Planning Presentation & Workshop Update

On July 22, a Master Planning Presentation & Workshop, titled “Planning Principles & Preliminary Concepts,” was held in Hoover Auditorium. Below is a summary and draft of the ideas collected this summer. To view the entire PowerPoint presentation and find more ways to get involved, visit The Lakeside community, together with staff from Lakeside and MKSK, gathered to discuss and review the findings of the Master Planning process so far. Based…

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Submit Photos for Lakeside 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, 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 Events br…

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Lakeside Welcomes Gardening Enthusiasts

From Tuesday, Aug. 1-Friday, Aug. 4, Lakeside is once again excited to host former Ohio First Lady Hope Taft and the members of The Friends of the Ohio Governor’s Residence and Heritage Garden here along Ohio’s Most Beautiful Mile for third time. In collaboration with The Friends, Lakeside is hosting world-renowned garden designer Amanda Patton, along with other experts such as Debra Knapke, Mary Alice Mairose, Barbara Lach and Cheryl Harner. Patton will deliver four keynote presentations on Wed…

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Vacation Bible School “Passport to Peru: Discovering God’s Good Gifts”

The Lakeside United Methodist Church (UMC) is offering Va­cation Bible School (VBS) to children (age 5+) from 6-8 p.m. July 31-Aug. 4. VBS is open to children in Lakeside, as well as those in the Marblehead Pen­insula and Port Clin­ton areas, and mem­bers and friends of the Lakeside UMC. The VBS theme for this year is "Passport to Peru: Discovering God’s Good Gifts.” Each day, chil­dren will experience a one-of-a-kind Bi­ble story and par­ticipate in hands-on activities that reinforce the Bible.…

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LESS Environmental Poster Project

The Lakeside Environmental Stewardship Society (LESS) is once again coordinating a poster project to celebrate one of Lakeside’s most loved environmental features, Lake Erie. All Lakesiders are invited to create a poster showing why they love Lake Erie, focusing on why the lake is important to them and why we need to keep the lake clean. Each participant who submits a completed poster to the Rhein Center will receive a free miniature golf pass, compliments of Lakeside and LESS. The Rhein Center …

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