LakewoodAlive’s 2021 Knowing Your Home Virtual Workshop Series

As a proud sponsor, Lakewood Public Library is happy to share this educational series with the Lakewood community.


About the Series

Your home is your most important investment.  There’s no better time than now to take proper care of it, and LakewoodAlive is here to help you every step of the way. To view the workshops, please scroll down this page.

Knowing Your Home Virtual Educational Series is focused on sustainability and home maintenance best practices empowering homeowners to tackle necessary repairs and improvements.  This series is designed to benefit a wide range of residents:

  • Those considering a home DIY project
  • Those planning to hire a contractor
  • Those simply interested in better understanding how their home works

The 2021 edition of this popular home maintenance program features a collection of 14 workshops taking place from April through November led by experts within the industry.  These workshops will cover a wide range of topics designed to educate residents regarding improvements and best practices for their homes. The schedule for this year’s series is truly focused on working to bring century homes into contemporary times while working to preserve the amazing and historic aspects that makes them so special. The best part?  Each workshop is hosted in a live, virtual format that is open to the public and free to attend.

Virtual Events

Creating a Sound Investment: Planning Your Major Repairs
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Container Gardening
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Safe At Home
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Porches & Patios – Making the Most of Your Outdoor Space
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Window, Wall & Door Molding for Older Homes
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How to Contract a Repair
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Home Maintenance
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Home Maintenance Calendar (pdf)

Lead Safety In Older Homes
Thursday, August 5, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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Interior Painting Best Practices
Thursday, September 9, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Electrical 101
Thursday, September 16, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Home Insulation
Thursday, October 7, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Flooring Options
Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Plumbing 101
Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Window & Door Repair
Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


Learn more and register for all events at Lakewood Alive.


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