Knowing Your Home Educational 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 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 2023 edition of this popular home maintenance program features a collection of 13 workshops that take place from April through October, led by experts within the industry. These workshops 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 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 format at unique locations around the community that are open to the public and free to attend.


 As spring approaches, a new list of home maintenance chores should be on your to-do list. Click here to view our Home Maintenance Calendar for an entire year’s worth of important projects to help maintain your Lakewood home.


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 Knowing Your Home 2023 Schedule  




Topic Date (Time) Location
Creating a Sound Investment April 20
(7 – 8:30 p.m.)
Lakewood Public Library
Solar 101 April 27
(7 – 8:30 p.m.)
Lakewood Public Library
Best Shrub & Tree Pruning Practices May 13
(10 – 11:30 a.m.)
Location emailed upon registration


LakewoodAlive Knowing Your Home Solar 101Now celebrating a decade of programming, LakewoodAlive’s “Knowing Your Home” series draws hundreds of attendees annually.  Our workshop series is generously supported by: City of Lakewood, Cleveland Lumber CompanyFirst Federal Lakewood and Lakewood Public Library.


Please consider donating to LakewoodAlive to support this workshop series along with the other programs offered through the organization that helps us to accomplish our mission of fostering and sustaining vibrant neighborhoods. We appreciate your support.