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Wednesday, January 3, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will speak on, "Eastern Europe, Russia and NATO."  Location:  DCA Meadowlands, 274 Middlesex Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Mr. Tom Lom, tomlom1@aol.com 



Thursday, January 4, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, Eleanor Roosevelt.  Location:  Masonicare at Newtown--Lockwood Lodge, 139 Toddy Hill Road, Newtown, Ct. 06470.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Belcher, Recreation and Volunteer Coordinator, 203-364-3190  or  sbelcher@Masonicare.org 



Friday, January 5, 2018, 10:00 AM, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on the, "Turkish-Saudi Pivot to Russia."  Location:  Weston Senior Center, 9 School Road, Weston, Ct. 06883.  Contact:  Ms. Carla Jegen, Program Director, 203-222-2608  or  cjegen@westonct.gov



Friday, January 5, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "The Saudi-Turkish Pivot to Russia."  Location:  Evergreen Woods, 88 Notch Hill Road, Branford, Ct., 06471.  Contact:  Ms. Cheryl Gubbins, Program Director, 203-488-8000  or  cgubbins@evergreen-woods.com



Saturday, January 6, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present a current event:  The Saudi-Turkish Pivot to Moscow.  Location:  The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct. 06897.  Contact:  Ms. Carmela Tornatore, Director of Resident Engagement, 203-761-1191  or  ctornatore@thegreensatcannondale.com 



Starting Monday, January 8, 2018, 10:30 AM, Mark will be teaching an eight-week course, "The European Civil War," in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I.  Location:  The Lapham Community Center, P.O. Box 83, New Canaan, Ct. 06840.  Contact:  Ms. Lyn Bond, Director, 203-594-3620  or  director@laphamcenter.org   "Click here" for course description and syllabus.  Course will be Monday mornings, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM, 1/8, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/15, 2/26, 3/5 and 3/12.


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Monday, January 8, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present the first of a four-talk set, "Stalin's Revolution."  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Program Director, 203-669-5254 or  marents@darienlibrary.org 



Monday, January 8, 2018, 6:45 PM.  Mark present a current event:  The Saudi-Turkish Pivot to Moscow.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Woodlands, 1017 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley, NY., 10502.  Contact:  Ms. Madelyn Silverstein, Engage Life Director, 914-693-7700  or  Madelyn.Silverstein@atriaseniorliving.com 



Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 1:30 PM.  Mark will present, "Edward Bernays:  Father of American Propaganda."  Location:  Spring Meadow Trumbull, 6949 Main Street, Trumbull, Ct. 06611.  Contact:  Ms. Lisa Grioli, Program Director, 203-452 0549  or  lgrioli@capitalseniorliving.net



Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will speak about the Saudi-Turkish Pivot to Russia.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Darien, 50 Ledge Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Elizabeth Blake, Engage Life Director, 203-662-1090  or  elizabeth.blake@atriaseniorliving.com



Thursday, January 11, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will speak on the "Saudi-Turkish Pivot to Moscow."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Rye Brook, 1200 King Street, Rye Brook, NY. 10573.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Hart, Engage Life Director, 914-939-2900  or  stephanie.hart@atriaseniorliving.com



Saturday, January 13, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present a current event:  "The Saudi-Turkish Pivot to Moscow."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Mr. Frank Mastrone, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  frank.mastrone@atriaseniorliving.com



Monday, January 15, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will speak on Martin Luther King.  Location:  Brighton Gardens Stamford, 59 Roxbury Road, Stamford, Ct. 06902.  Contact:  Denise, 203-322-2100  or  stamfordbg,conc5@sunriseseniorliving.com



Monday, January 15, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present the second of a four-talk set, "Stalin's Revolution."  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Program Director, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org



Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present, "The Union Army Balloon Corps."  Location:  The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct., 06897.  Contact:  Ms. Carmela Tornatore, Director of Resident Engagement, 203-761-1191  or  ctornatore@thegreensatcannondale.com



Monday, January 22, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present the third of a four-talk set, "Stalin's Revolution."  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Program Director, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org 



Thursday, January 25, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will speak on the, "Union Army Balloon Corps," the U.S. Army's first sojourn into airpower."  Location:  Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden, 35 Hamden Hills Drive, Hamden, Ct. 06518.  Contact:  Ms. Daniella Tartakovsky, Program Director, 203-248-1864  or  dtartakovsky@benchmarkquality.com



Saturday, January 27, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on the "Union Army Balloon Corps."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Mr. Frank Mastrone, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  frank.mastrone@atriaseniorliving.com



Monday, January 29, 2017, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present the fourth of a four-talk set, "Stalin's Revolution."  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Program Director, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org 



Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 1:30 PM.  Mark will speak on the, "Saudi-Turkish Pivot to Moscow."  Location:  Watermark at East Hills, 611 East Hills Road, Southbury, Ct., 06488.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Grenata, Community Life Director, 203-262-6868  or  LCGrenata@watermarkcommunities.com



Thursday, February 1, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will speak on the "Union Army Balloon Corps."  Location:  Norwalk Senior Center, 11 Allen Road, Norwalk, Ct. 06851.  Contact:  Ms. Marilyn Smith, Program Director, 203-847-3115  or  msmith@norwalksc.org



Saturday, February 3, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present a current event:  Update on Syria.  Location:  The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct. 06897.  Contact:  Ms. Carmela Tornatore, Director of Resident Engagement, 203-761-1191  or ctornatore@thegreensatcannondale.com



Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will speak on the, "Union Army Balloon Corps."  Location:  Weston Senior Center, 9 School Road, Weston, Ct. 06883.  Contact:  Ms. Carla Jegen, Program Director, 203-222-2608  or  cjegen@westonct.gov



Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "The Confederacy as a Revolution."  Location:  The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct., 06897.  Contact:  Ms. Carmela Tornatore, Director of Resident Engagement, 203-761-1191  or  ctornatore@thegreensatcannondale.com



Thursday, February 8, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present, "The Union Army Balloon Corps."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Rye Brook, 1200 King Street, Rye Brook, NY., 10573.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Hart, Engage Life Director, 914-939-2900  or  stephanie.hart@atriaseniorliving.com



Saturday, February 10, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present a current event:  "Update on Syria."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct., 06905.  Contact:  Mr. Frank Mastrone, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  frank.mastrone@atriaseniorliving.com



Monday, February 12, 2018, 4:00 PM.  Mark will be at Concast in Danbury, taping a segment on Public Access channel 23, "Progressive Soup," with David Stevenson.  Topic of discussion:  "War & Peace."  Show to aired at a later date.  Contact Public Access channel 23, Danbury.



Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 1:30 PM.  Mark will speak on the, "Union Army Balloon Corps," first use of aircraft by the U.S. Army, Civil War.  Location:  Spring Meadow Trumbull, 6949 Main Street, Trumbull, Ct. 06611.  Contact:  Ms. Lisa Grioli, Program Director, 203-452-0549  or  lgrioli@capitalseniorliving.net



Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will present, "The Union Army Balloon Corps."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Darien, 50 Ledge Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Elizabeth Blake, Engage Life Director, 203-662-1090  or  elizabeth.blake@atriaseniorliving.com



Monday, February 19, 2018, 6:45 PM.  Mark will speak on the, "Union Army Balloon Corps," first time in American history that the U.S. Army resorted to aircraft in war, our Civil War.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Woodlands, 1017 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley, NY., 10502.  Contact:  Ms. Madelyn Silverstein, Engage Life Director, 914-693-7700  or  Madelyn.Silverstein@atriaseniorliving.com 



Thursday, February 22, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present, "Iraq:  Creation of Colonialism."  Location:  Masonicare at Newtown--Lockwood Lodge, 139 Toddy Hill Road, Newtown, Ct. 06470.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Belcher, Recreation and Volunteer Coordinator, 203-364-3190  or  sbelcher@Masonicare.org 



Saturday, February 24, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present, "The Confederacy as a Revolution."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct., 06905.  Contact:  Mr. Frank Mastrone, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  frank.mastrone@atriaseniorliving.com 



Sunday, February 25, 2018, 9:30 AM.  Mark will present, "Citizen Soldiers of Israel," the Haganah.  Location:  Temple Beth El, 350 Roxbury Road, Stamford, Ct, 06902.  Contact:  The Sisterhood, Karen Resnick, 203-322-6901  or   kmr925@sbcglobal.net 



Mark will be teaching a nine-week course, "American Empire:  Grand Republic to Corporate State," Part I.  Location:  Ridgefield Crossings, 640 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, Ct. 06877.  Contact:  Mr. Kerry cardinal, 203-431-2225  or  kcardinal@benchmarkquality.com  Dates are as follows:  Monday, February 26, 2018, 1:45 PM; Monday, March 5, 2018, 1:45 PM; Friday, March 23, 2018, 1:45 PM; Friday, April 13, 2018, 1:45 PM; Monday, April 30, 2018, 1:45 PM; Monday, May 14, 2018, 1:45 PM; Friday, May 25, 2018, 1:45 PM; Monday, June 11, 2018, 1:45 PM and Monday, June 25, 2018, 1:45 PM. 


“click here” for course description and syllabus.



Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 1:30 PM.  Mark will present, "The Union Army Balloon Corps," the U.S. Army's first sojourn into airpower.  Location:  Watermark at East Hills, 611 East Hills Road, Southbury, Ct. 06488.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Grenata, Community Life Director, 203-262-6868  or  LCGrenata@watermarkcommunities.com 



Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will speak about, Margaret Sanger, for Women's History Month.  Location:  Norwalk Senior Center, 11 Allen Road, Norwalk, Ct. 06851.  Contact:  Ms. Marilyn Smith, Program Director, 203-847-3115  or  msmith@norwalksc.org



Thursday, March 1, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on the, "Saudi-Turkish Pivot to Moscow."  Location:  Brookdale Wilton, 96 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct. 06897.  Contact:  Ms. Alison Markiewitz, Resident Program Coordinator, 203-761-8999  or  amarkiewitz@brookdale.com 



Saturday, March 3, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on "The Confederacy as a Revolution."  Location:  The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct. 068907.  Contact:  Ms. Carmela Tornatore, Director of Resident Engagement, 203-761-1191, ext. 24  or  ctornatore@thegreensatcannondale.com



Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present, "Margaret Sanger," for Women's History Month.  Location:  Weston Senior Center, 9 School Road, Weston, Ct. 06883.  Ms. Carla Jegen, Program Director, 203-222-2608  or  cjegen@westonct.gov



Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "Margaret Sanger," for Women's History Month.  Location:  The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct., 06897.  Contact:  Ms. Carmela Tornatore, Director of Resident Engagement, 203-761-1191, ext. 24  or  ctorenatore@thegreensatcannondale.com 



Thursday, March 8, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will speak about, Margaret Sanger, for Women's History Month.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Rye Brook, 1200 King Street, Rye Brook, NY., 10573.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Hart, Engage Life Director, 914-939-2900  or  stephanie.hart@atriaseniorliving.com



Saturday, March 10, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "Margaret Sanger," for Women's History Month.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Mr. Frank Mastrone, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  frank.mastrone@atriaseniorliving.com 



Monday, March 12, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present part 1 of four, "Politics of the Dollar."  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, head of Adult Programming, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org 



Monday, March 12, 2018, 7:00 PM.  Mark will speak on "Amelia Earhart."  Location:  North Haven Public Library, 17 Elm Street, North Haven, Ct. 06473.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia LaTarza, 203-239-5803  or  platarza@northhavenlibrary.net



Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will present, "Eleanor Roosevelt."  Location:  The Village at Brookfield Common, 246A Federal Road, Brookfield, Ct., 06804.  Contact:  Ms. Diana Lopes, Programming Director, 203-775-8696  or  dlopes@benchmarkquality.com



Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will speak on, Margaret Sanger, for Women's History Month.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Darien, 50 Ledge Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Elizabeth Blake, Engage Life Director, 203-662-1090  or  elizabeth.blake@atriaseniorliving.com



Wednesdays, starting March 14, 2018, 1:10-3:00 PM, Mark will be teaching an eight-week course, "Vietnam:  The Struggle for Unification."  Location:  Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Ct., 06854.  Contact:  The Lifetime Learners Institute, 203-857-3330  or  info@lifetimelearners.org   Dates:  3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 5/2 & 5/9. 


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Thursday afternoons, starting March 15, 2018, mark will be teaching "The European Civil War," or the causes of World War I.  Location:  Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Ct. 06854.  Contact the Lifetime Learners Institute, 203-857-3330  or  info@lifetimelearners.org  Dates are as follows:  3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 5/3 & 5/10, 3:10-5:00 PM. 


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Thursday, March 15, 2018, 7:00 PM.  Mark will speak on "The Trial of the Century," the Nuremberg Trials.  Location:  The Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place, Westport, Ct. 06880.  Contact:  Mr. Ed Hynes, 203-341-4954  or  ed@edhynes.com



Saturday mornings, starting March 17, 2018, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Mark will be teaching a seven-week course, "American Empire:  Grand Republic to Corporate State," Part I.  Location:  Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Ct. 06854.  Contact:  Lifetime Learners Institute, 203-857-3330  or  info@lifetimelearners.org.  Dates as follows:  3/17, 3/24, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 5/5 and 5/12.  "Click here" for course description and syllabus.


“Click here” for course description and syllabus.



Monday, March 19, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present part 2, of a four-talk set, "Politics of the Dollar.  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Head of Adult Programming, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org



Monday, March 19, 2018, 6:45 PM.  Mark will speak on Margaret Sanger, for Women's History Month.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Woodlands, 1017 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley, NY., 10502.  Contact:  Ms. Madelyn Silverstein, Engage Life Director, 914-693-7700  or  Madelyn.Silverstein@atriaseniorliving.com 



Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 1:30 PM.  Mark will present, "Margaret Sanger," for Women's History Month.  Location:  Watermark at East Hills, 611 East Hills Road, Southbury, Ct., 06488.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Grenata, Community Life Director, 203-262-6868  or  LCGrenata@watermarkcommunities.com 



Thursday, March 22, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will speak on "Margaret Sanger," for Women's History Month.  Location:  Brighton Gardens, 59 Roxbury Road, Stamford, Ct., 06902.  Contact:  Ms. Denise ODena, Activities Coordinator, 203-322-2100  or  StamfordBG.AVC@sunriseseniorliving.com



Saturday, March 24, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "Net Neutrality:  Free Exchange of Information."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Mr. Frank Mastone, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  frank.mastrone@atriaseniorliving.com



Monday, March 26, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present part 3 of a four-talk set, "Politics of the Dollar."  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Head of Adult Programming, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org



Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will present, "Margaret Sanger," for Women's History Month.  Location:  Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden, 35 Hamden Hills Drive, Hamden, Ct. 06518.  Contact:  Ms. Daniella Tartakovsky, Program Director, 203-248-1864  or  dtartakovsky@benchmarkquality.com



Friday, March 30, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will speak on, "Eleanor Roosevelt," for Women's History Month.  Location:  Watermark at 3030 Park, 3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Ct., 06604.  Contact:  Ms. Cindy McGuire, Fitness Director, 203-373-6108  or  cmcguire@watermarkcommunities.com



Monday, April 2, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present part 4 of a four-talk set, "Politics of the Dollar."  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Head of Adult Programming, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org



Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 1:30 PM.  Mark will present "T4," Hitler's program of organized medical killing which served as the blueprint for the Final Solution, for Holocaust Remembrance Month.  Location:  Spring Meadow Trumbull, 6949 Main Street, Trumbull, Ct. 06611.  Contact:  Ms. Lisa Grioli, Program Director, 203-452-0549  or  lgrioli@capitalseniorliving.net



Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will present the first of a four-talk set, "The Foundations of the American Republic:  Declaration of Independence."  Location:  Southbury Public Library, 100 Poverty Road, Southbury, Ct. 06488.  Contact:  Ms. Katherine Mostacero, Head of Reference, 203-262-0626, ext. 131  or  kmostecero@biblio.org



Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will speak on the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and the Countess Sophie, Sarajevo, June 28, 1914, "Two Shots Heard Round the World."  Location:  Seymour Public Library, 46 Church Street, Seymour, Ct., 06483.  Contact:  Ms. Suzanne Garvey, Library Director, 203-888-3903  or  sgarvey@biblio.org



Thursday, April 5, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present, "T4," the Nazi program of organized medical killing which served as a blueprint for the Final Solution, for Holocaust Remembrance Month.  Location:  Norwalk Senior Center, 11 Allen Road, Norwalk, Ct. 06851.  Contact:  Ms. Marilyn Smith, Program Director, 203-847-3115  or  msmith@norwalksc.org



Friday, April 6, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present the, "Union Army Balloon Corps."  Location:  Evergreen Woods, 88 Notch Hill Road, Branford, Ct., 06471.  Contact:  Ms. Chelsea Gubbins, Life Enrichment Leader, 203-488-8000  or  cgubbins@evergreen-woods.com



Saturday, April 7, 2018, 2:00 PM.  "Killers in the White Coats," for Holocaust Remembrance Month.  Location:  The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct. 06897.  Contact:  Ms. Carmela Torenatore, Director of Resident Engagement, 203-761-1191, ext. 24  or  ctorenatore@thegreensatcannondale.com



Mark will be teaching an eight-week course at the Lapham Center in New Canaan.  "The Russian Revolution."  Monday mornings, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM, starting April 9, 2018:  4/9/18, 4/16/18, 4/23/18, 4/30/18, 5/7/18, 5/14/18, 5/21/17 & 6/4/18.  Location:  Lapham Center, P.O. Box 83, New Canaan, Ct.  Contact:  Ms. Agata Aspinwall, Program Director, 203-594-3620  or  director@laphamcenter.org


"Click Here" for course description and syllabus.



Monday, April 9, 2018, 6:45 PM.  Mark will present, "T4," Hitler's program of organized medical killing which served as a blueprint for the Final Solution, for Holocaust Remembrance Month.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Woodlands, 1017 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley, NY., 10502.  Contact:  Ms. Madelyn Silverstein, Engage Life Director, 914-693-7700  or  Madelyn.Silverstein@atriaseniorliving.com



Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present, "Killers in the White Coats," for Holocaust Remembrance Month.  Location:  Weston Senior Center, 9 School Road, Weston, Ct. 06883.  Contact:  Ms. Carla Jegen, Program Director, 203-222-2608  or  cjegen@westonct.gov



Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will commence the first of a four-talk set on "The Russian Revolution:  Revolution in Russia:  January 1905 to December 1917."  Location:  Trumbull Senior Center, 23 Priscilla Place, Trumbull, Ct. 06611.  Contact:  Ms. Ashley R. Grace, Administrative Assistant, 203-452-5137  or  agrace@trumbull-ct.gov



Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 2:00 PM.  "American Putsch," the plot against Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933.  This talk is based off the McCormack-Dickstein Committee Hearings of 1934.  Location:  The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct., 06897.  Contact:  Ms. Carmela Torenatore, Director of Resident Engagement, 203-761-1191, ext. 24  or  ctorentore@thegreensatcannondale.com  



Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will present the second of a four-talk set, "The Foundations of the American Republic:  America:  A Democracy?  A Republic?"  Location:  Southbury Public Library, 100 Poverty Road, Southbury, Ct. 06488.  Contact:  Ms. katherine Mostacero, Head of Reference, 203-262-0626, ext. 131   or  kmostecero@biblio.org



Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will speak on T4, for Holocaust Remembrance Month.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Darien, 50 Ledge Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Elizabeth Blake, Engage Life Director, 203-662-1090  or  elizabeth.blake@atriaseniorliving.com 



Thursday, April 12, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present, "T4," Hitler's program of organized medical killing which proved the blueprint for the Final Solution, for Holocaust Remembrance Month.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Rye Brook, 1200 King Street, Rye Brook, NY., 10573.  Contact:  Stephanie Hart, Engage Life Director, 914-939-2900  or  stephanie.hart@atriaseniorliving.com 



Saturday, April 14, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present, "Killers in the White Coats," for Holocaust Remembrance Month.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Mr. Frank Mastrone, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  frank.mastrone@atriaseniorliving.com



Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 1:00-3:00 PM.  Mark will present the first of a six-talk set, "The Russian Revolution."  Location:  To register:  Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sabena, LLL Chairman, 203-256-3166  or  psabena@qual.com 



Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will present the third of a four-talk set, "The Foundations of the American Republic:  Electoral College."  Location:  Southbury Public Library, 100 Poverty Road, Southbury, Ct. 06488.  Contact:  Ms. Katherine Mostacero, Head of Reference, 203-262-0626, ext. 131 or  kmostecero@biblio.org



Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present a current event, "Saudi-Turkish Pivot to Moscow."  Location:  Watermark at 3030 Park, 3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Ct., 06604.  Contact:  Ms. Cindy McGuire, Fitness Director, 203-373-6108  or  cmcguire@watercommunities.com



Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will speak on the Versailles Treaty, "The Biggest Hoax Perpetrated on Modern Man."  Location:  Seymour Public Library, 46 Church Street, Seymour, Ct., 06483.  Contact:  Ms. Suzanne Garvey, Library Director, 203-888-3903  or  sgarvey@biblio.org



Thursday, April 19, 2018, 7:00 PM.  Mark will present, "The Confederacy as a Revolution."  Location:  Civil War Roundtable of Fairfield County, Stamford History Center, 1508 High Ridge Road, Stamford, Ct. 06903.  Contact:  Mr. Steven Laird, Program Director, 203-227-2581  or  laird200@hotmail.com



Saturday, April 21, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on the, "Business Plot of American Putsch," the 1933 plot against FDR.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Mr. Frank Mastrone, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  frank.mastrone@atriaseniorliving.com



Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  Mark will present the first of a six-talk set on, "Saudi Arabia."  Location:  Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sabena, Lifetime Learners Chair, 203-256-3166  or  psabena@qual.com



Monday, April 23, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present, "T4," the Nazi program of organized medical killing, for Holocaust Remembrance Month.  Location:  Watermark at East Hills, 611 East Hills Road, Southbury, Ct. 06488.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Grenata, Community Life Director, 203-262-6868  or  LCGrenata@watermarkcommunities.com 



Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present the second of a four-talk set on "The Russian Revolution:  Civil War in Russia, Spring 1918-1921."  Location:  Trumbull Senior Center, 23 Priscilla Place, Trumbull, Ct., 06611.  Contact:  Ms. Ashley R. Grace, Administrative Assistant, 203-452-5137  or agrace@trumbull-ct.gov



Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 1:00 PM.  Mark will present the second of a six-talk set, "The Russian Revolution."  Location:  The Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sabena, Curriculum Chair, 203-254-6455  or  psabena@qual.com 



Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will present the last of a four-talk set, :The Foundations of the American Republic:  Well Regulated Militia."  Location:  Southbury Public Library, 100 Poverty Road, Southbury, Ct. 06488.  Contact:  Ms. Katherine Mostacero, Head of Reference, 203-262-0626, ext. 131  or  kmostacero@biblio.org



Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  Mark will present the second of a six-talk set, "Saudi Arabia."  Location:  Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sabena, Lifetime Learners Chair, 203-256-3166  or  psabena@qual.com



Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 1:00 PM.  Mark will continue with the third of a six-talk set, "The Russian Revolution."  Location:  The Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sabena, Curriculum Chair, 203-254-6455  or  psabena@qual.com 



Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will present the third of a four-talk set on, "The Russian Revolution:  The Communist Party of Bolshevik Russia."  Location:  Fairfield Nichols Memorial Library, 1718 Huntington Turnpike, Trumbull, Ct. 06611.  Contact:  Ms. Paula Carlson, Branch Manager, 203-452-5197  or  pcarlson@trumbull-ct.gov



Thursday, May 3, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present, "Karl Marx," for the 200th anniversary of the philosopher's birth.  Location:  Norwalk Senior Center, 11 Allen Road, Norwalk, Ct., 06851.  Contact:  Ms. Marilyn Smith, Program & Event Coordinator, 203-847-3115, ext. 104  or  msmith@norwalksc.org



Friday, May 4, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present, "The Turtle."  The first submarine to see action and attack an enemy warship . . . during the American Revolution."  Location:  Weston Senior Center, 9 School Road, Weston, Ct., 06883.  Contact:  Ms. Carla Jegen, Director, 203-222-2608  or  cjegen@westonct.gov



Saturday, May 5, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on "Karl Marx," for the 200th anniversary of his birth.  Location:  The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct., 06897.  Contact:  Ms. Carmela Tornatore, Director of Resident Engagement, 203-761-1191, ext. 24  or  ctornatore@thegreensatcannondale.com



Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  Mark will present the third of a six-talk set, "Saudi Arabia."  Location:  Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center. 100 Mona Terrace. Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sabena, Lifetime Learners Chair, 203-256-3166  or  psabena@qual.com



Monday, May 7, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "Socialism."  Location:  The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct., 06897.  Contact:  Ms. Carmela Tornatore, Director of Resident Engagement, 203-761-1191, ext. 24  or  ctornatore@thegreensatcannondale.com



Monday, May 7, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will speak on, "Karl Marx," for the 200th anniversary of his birth.  Location:  Atria Woodlands, 1017 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley, NY., 10502.  Contact:  Ms. Madelyn Silverstein, Engage Life Director, 914-693-7700  or  madelyn.silverstein@atriaseniorliving.com



Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 1:00 PM.  Mark will offer the fourth of a six-talk set, "The Russian Revolution."  Location:  The Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sabena, Curriculum Chair, 203-254-6455  or  psabena@qual.com



Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will speak on, "Karl Marx," for the 200th anniversary of his birth.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Darien, 50 Ledge Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Elizabeth Blake, Engage Life Director, 203-662-1090  or  elizabeth.blake@atriaseniorliving.com 



Thursday, May 10, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will speak on "Karl Marx," for the 200th anniversary of his birth.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Rye Brook, 1200 King Street, Rye Brook, NY., 10573.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Hart, Engage Life Director, 914-939-2900  or  stephanie.hart@atriaseniorliving.com



Saturday, May 12, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will lecture on, "Karl Marx," on the 200th anniversary of his birth.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct., 06905.  Contact:  Mr. Frank Mastrone, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  frank.mastrone@atriaseniorliving.com  



Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  Mark will present the fourth of a six-talk set, "Saudi Arabia."  Location:  Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Patrica Sabena, Lifetime Learners Chair, 203-256-3166  or  psabena@qual.com



Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present, part 1, "Foundations of the American Republic:  Article of Faith," about the Declaration of Independence.  Location:  Watermark at 3030 Park, 3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Ct. 06604.  Contact:  Ms. Cindy McGuire, Fitness Director, 203-374-5611  or  CMcGuire@watermarkcommunities.com



Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 1:00 PM.  Mark will present the fifth of a six-talk set, "The Russian Revolution."  Location:  The Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sabena, Curriculum Chair, 203-254-6455  or psabena@qual.com



Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present, "Karl Marx," for the 200th anniversary of the philosopher's birth.  Location:  Brookdale Wilton, 96 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct., 06897.  Contact:  Ms. Alison Markiewicz, Resident Programs Director, 203-761-8999  or  amarkiewicz@brookdale.com 



Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 1:30 PM.  Mark will speak on "Eleanor Roosevelt."  Location:  Benchmark Coachman Square, 21 Bradley Road, Woodbridge, Ct..  Contact:  Ms. Deborah Meehan, Program Director, 203-397-7544  or  dmeehan@benckmarkquality.com



Wednesday, May 16,2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will present the last of a four-talk set on, "The Russian Revolution:  Consolidation of Power/Rise of Stalin."  Location:  Fairfield Nichols Memorial Library, 1718 Huntington Turnpike, Trumbull, Ct., 06611.  Contact:  Ms. Paula Carlson, Branch Manager, 203-452-5197  or  pcarlson@trumbull-ct.gov



Thursday, May 17, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present the first of a three-talk set, "Stalin's Revolution."  Location:  Stratford Senior Center, 1000 West Broad Street, Stratford, Ct., 06615.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Donovon, Program Supervisor, 203-385-4050  or  ldonovon@townofstratford.com



Thursday, May 17, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present, "The Strategic Significance of D-Day, June 6, 1944."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Rye Brook, 1200 King Street, Rye Brook, NY., 10573.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Hart, Engage Life Director, 914-939-2900  or  stephanie.hart@atriaseniorliving.com



Friday, May 18, 2018, 1:30 PM.  Mark will speak on Karl Marx, in commemoration of the 200 anniversary of the theorist's birth.  Location:  Watermark at East Hills, 611 East Hill Road, Southbury, Ct., 06488.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Granata, Community Life Director, 203-262-6868  or  lcgrananta@watermarkcommunities.com 



Saturday, May 19, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on the "Well Regulated Militia," in the wake of the recent mass shootings.  This talk will focus on the Citizen-Soldier concept giving way to the National Guard.  Has this process altered the Second Amendment?  Location:  South Norwalk Public Library, 10 Washington Street, South Norwalk, Ct. 06854.  Contact:  Ms. Sherelle Harris, Assistant Library Director, 203-899-2780, ext. 15123  or  sharris@norwalkpubliclibrary.org 



Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present, part 1, "Foundations of the American Republic:  Article of Faith," about the Declaration of Independence.  Location:  Watermark at 3030 Park, 3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Ct. 06604.  Contact:  Ms. Cindy McGuire, Fitness Director, 203-374-5611  or  CMcGuire@watermarkcommunities.com



Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 1:00 PM.  Mark will conclude the six-week series, "The Russian Revolution."  Location:  The Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sabena, Curriculum Chair, 203-254-6455  or  psabena@qual.com



Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 7:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "The Well Regulated Militia" and its transformation to the National Guard.  Location:  Milford Public Library, 57 New Haven Avenue, Milford, Ct. 06460.  Contact:  Ms. Nancy Abbey, Assistant Director,

203-783-3307  or  nabbey@ci.milford.ct.us



Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 10:30 AM.  mark will present, "Karl Marx," for the 200th anniversary of the philosopher's birth.  Location:  Brighton Gardens of Stamford, 59 Roxbury Road, Stamford, Ct. 06902.  Contact:  Ms. Denise Odena, Program Director, 203-322-2100, ext. 2056  or  StamfordBG,AVC@sunriseseniorliving.com



Thursday, May 24, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present the second of a three-talk set, "Stalin's Revolution." Location:  Stratford Senior Center, 1000 West Broad Street, Stratford, Ct., 06615.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Donovon, Program Supervisor, 203-385-4050  or  ldonovon@townofstratford.com



Thursday, May 24, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present, "Karl Marx," for the 200th anniversary of the noted philosopher's birth.  Location:  Masonicare at Newtown--Lockwood Lodge, 139 Toddy Hill Road, Newtown, Ct. 06470.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Belcher, Program Director, 203-363-3249  or  sbelcher@masonicare.org 



Saturday, May 26, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "Socialism."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct., 06905.  Contact:  Mr. Frank Mastrone, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  frank.mastrone@atriaseniorliving.com



Tuesday, May 29, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will speak on the, "Well Regulated Militia."  Location:  Maplewood at Strawberry Hill, 73 Strawberry Hill Avenue, Norwalk, Ct. 06855.  Contact:  Ms. Christina Outlaw, Program Director, 203-220-9600  or  strawberryhillPD@maplewoodsl.com



Tuesday, May 29, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present,. "Karl Marx," for the 200th anniversary of the philosopher's birth.  Location:  Spring Meadows Trumbull, 6949 Main Street, Trumbull, Ct. 06611.  Contact:  Ms. Lisa Grioli, Program Director, 203-261-0006  or  lgrioli@capitalseniorliving.net



Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on the "Essence of D-Day."  Location:  Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, East Haven, Ct., 06512.  Contact:  Ms. Fawn Gillespie, 203-468-3890  or  fgillespie@hagamanlibrary.org 



Thursday, May 31, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present the third of a three-talk set, "Stalin's Revolution."  Stratford Senior Center, 1000 West Broad Street, Stratford, Ct., 06615.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Donovon, Program Supervisor, 203-385-4050  or  ldonovon@townofstratford.com  



Thursday, May 31, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present, "The Turtle," America's Revolutionary War submarine.  Location:  Brighton Gardens of Stamford, 59 Roxbury Road, Stamford, Ct. 06902.  Contact:  Ms. Denise Odena, Program Director, 203-322-2100, ext. 2056  or  StamfordBG.AVC@sunriseseniorliving.com 



Friday, June 1, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present, "The Business Plot," against President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933.  Location:  Weston Senior Center, 9 School Road, Weston, Ct. 06883.  Contact:  Ms. Carla Jegen, Director, 203-222-2608  or  cjegen@westonct.gov



Friday, June 1, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present, "The Business Plot" or "American Putsch."  Based off the Congressional hearings of the 1934 McCormack-Dickstein Committee investigation of the plot against the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt.  Location:  Evergreen Woods, 88 Notch Hill Road, Branford, Ct., 06471.  Contact:  Ms. Chelsea Gubbins, Life Enrichment Leader, 203-488-8000  or  cgubbins@evergreen-woods.com



Saturday, June 2, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "The Turtle," a revolutionary war submarine, invented in Connecticut.  Location:  The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct. 06897.  Contact:  Ms. Carmela Tornatore, Director of Resident Engagement, 203-761-1191, ext. 24  or  ctornatore@thegreensatcannondale.com



Monday, June 4, 2018, 4:00 PM.  Mark will present part 1 of a four-talk set, "The Nazi Revolution, 1919-1934."  Location:  The Goshen Public Library, 42B North Street, Goshen, Ct., 06756.  Contact:  Ms. Lynn Barker Steinmayer, Library Director, 860-491-3234, ext. 3  or  director@goshenpublib.org



Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will speak on, "The Business Plot," against President FDR, 1933.  Location:  Brighton Gardens of Stamford, 59 Roxbury Road, Stamford, Ct., 06902.  Contact:  Ms. Denise Odena, Program Director, 203-322-2100, ext. 2056  or  StamfordBG.AVC@sunriseseniorliving.com



Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "Fascism."  Location:  The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct. 06897.  Contact:  Ms. Carmela Tornatore, Director of Resident Engagement, 203-761-1191 ext. 24  or  ctornatore@thegreensatcannondale.com



Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will present, "The Business Plot," the coup against President D. Roosevelt in 1933, investigated by Congress in 1934.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Darien, 50 Ledge Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Elizabeth Blake, Engage Life Director, 2034-662-1090  or  elizabeth.blake@atriaseniorliving.com 



Thursday, June 7, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will speak on, "The Business Plot."  This talk is based off the 1934 McCormack-Dickstein Committee hearings of 1934, investigation into the plot against President Franklin D. Roosevelt.  Location:  Norwalk Senior Center, 11 Allen Road, Norwalk, Ct., 06851.  Contact:  Ms. Marilyn Smith, Program & Event Coordinator, 203-847-3115, ext. 104  or  msmith@norwalksc.org



Thursday, June 7, 2018, 1:30 PM.  Mark will present, "The Business Plot," about the 1933 attempted coup against President Franklin D. Roosevelt.  Location:  Watermark at East Hills, 611 East Hill Road, Southbury, Ct., 06488.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Granata, Community Life Director, 203-262-6868  or  lcgranata@watermarkcommunities.com



Saturday, June 9, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on the, "Petrodollar."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Mr. Frank Mastrone, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  frank.mastrone@atriaseniorliving.com 



Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 1:30 PM.  Mark will present, "Karl Marx," for the 200th anniversary of the philosopher's birth.  Location:  Benchmark Senior Living Coachman Square, 21 Bradley Road, Woodbridge, Ct. 06525.  Contact:  Ms. Deborah Meehan, Program Director, 203-397-7544  or  dmeehan@benchmarkquality.com



Thursday, June 14, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present, "The Business Plot," investigation by Congress of the 1933 plot against President Franklin D. Roosevelt.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Rye Brook, 1200 King Street, Rye Brook, NY., 10573.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Hart, 9140939-2900  or stephanie.hart@atriaseniorliving.com 



Mark will be teaching a summer course at Norwalk Community College, Extended Studies Program, a six-week course, "The Russian Revolution."  Friday mornings, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM.  Dates:  6/15, 6/22, 6/29, 7/6, 713 & 7/20.  Location:  Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Ct. 06854.  Contact:  Extended Studies office, 203-857-7080  or  extendedstudies@norwalk.edu  or Admissions:  203-857-7068.


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Thursday, June 15, 2018, 4:00 PM.  Mark will present, "The Business Plot," 1933 attempt against President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as investigated by the 1934 McCormack-Dickstein Committee in Congress.  Location:  Edgehill, a Benchmark Senior Living Community, 122 Palmers Hill Road, Stamford, Ct., 06902.  Contact:  Ms. Mary Camilli-Bernat, Director of Independent Living Activities, 203-595-2322  or  mcamillbernat@benchmarkquality.com



Monday, June 18, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present part 2 of a four-talk set, "Foundations of the American Republic:  America:  A Democracy?  A Republic?"  Location:  Watermark at 3030 Park, 3030 Park Avenue. Bridgeport, Ct. 06604.  Contact:  Ms. Cindy McGuire, Fitness Director, 203-374-5611  or  CMcGuire@watermarkcommunities.com



Monday, June 18, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will present, "The Business Plot."  Investigation by the 1934 McCormack-Dickstein Committee, into the plot against President Franklin D. Roosevelt.  Location:  Atria Woodlands, 1017 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley, NY., 914-693-7700  or  madelyn.silverstein@atriaseniorliving.com



Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will speak on "The Business Plot," the potential coup against President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933.  Location:  Spring Meadows Trumbull, 6949 Main Street, Trumbull, Ct., 06611.  Contact:  Ms. Lisa Grioli, Program Director, 203-261-0006  or  lgrioli@capitalseniorliving.net



Thursday, June 21, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "The Turtle," America's Revolutionary War submarine.  Location:  Masonicare at Newtown--Lockwood Lodge, 139 Toddy Hill Road, Newtown, Ct. 06470.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Belcher, Program Director, 203-363-3249  or  sbelcher@masonicare.org 



Saturday, June 23, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "Fascism."  Location:  Atria senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct., 06905.  Contact:  Mr. Frank Mastrone, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  frank.mastrone@atriaseniorliving.com 



Thursday, June 28, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will speak on the, "Article of Faith," the Declaration of Independence.  Location:  Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden, 35 Hamden Hills Drive, Hamden, Ct. 06518.  Contact:  Ms. Daniella Tartakovsky, Program Director, 203-248-1864  or  dtartakovsky@benchmarkquality.com 



Monday, July 2, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present part 1, of a four-talk set, "Politics of the Dollar:  Hercules in a Cradle."  Location:  Lapham Community Center, P.O. Box 83, New Canaan, Ct.  Contact:  Ms. Agata Aspinwall, Program Director, 203-594-3620  or   agata.aspinwall@newcanaanct.gov



Monday, July 2, 2018, 4:00 PM.  Mark will present part 2 of a four-talk set, "The Nazi Revolution, 1919-1934."  Location:  The Goshen Public Library, 42B North Street, Goshen, Ct., 06756.  Contact:  Ms. Lynn Barker Steinmayer, Library Director, 860-491-3234, ext. 3  or  director@goshenpublib.org



Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present, "Article of Faith," about the Declaration of Independence.  Location:  Brighton Gardens of Stamford, 59 Roxbury Road, Stamford, Ct., 06902.  Contact:  Ms. Denise Odena, Program Director, 203-322-2100, ext. 2056  or StamfordBG.AVC@sunriseseniorliving.com 



Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present, "Article of Faith," about the Declaration of Independence."  Location:  Spring Meadows Trumbull, 6949 Main Street, Trumbull, Ct. 06611.  Contact:  Ms. Lisa Grioli, Program Director, 203-261-0006  or  lgrioli@captialseniorliving.net



Friday, July 6, 2018, 1:30 PM.  Mark will present. "Article of Faith," the Declaration of Independence.  Location:  Water at East Hills, 611 East Hill Road, Southbury, Ct., 06488.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Granata, Community Life Director, 203-262-6868  or  lcgranata@watermarkcommunities.com



Saturday, July 7, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present, "Article of Faith," about the Declaration of Independence.  Location:  The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct. 06897.  Contact:  Ms. Carmela Tornatore, Director of Resident Engagement, 203-761-1191, ext. 24  or  ctornatore@thegreensatcannondale.com



Monday, July 9, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present part 2, of a four-talk set, "Politics of the Dollar:  Financial Imperialism."  Location:  Lapham Community Center, P.O. Box 83, New Canaan, Ct.  Contract:  Ms. Agata Aspinwall, Program Director, 203-594-3620  or  agata.aspinwall@newcanaanct.gov



Mark will be teaching a short four-week course at Norwalk Community College, Tuesdays, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  Course is titled:  "Politics of the Dollar."  Location:  Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Ct. 06855.  Contact:  Lifetime Learners Institute, 203-857-3330  or  info@lifetimelearners.org  Dates:  Tuesdays, July, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24 and 7/31, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM.


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Mark will be teaching a four-week short course on, "Current Events."  Tuesday afternoons in July, 3:10-5:00 PM.  Dates, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24 and 7/31.  Location:  Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Ct. 06854.  Contact:  Lifetime Learners Institute, 203-857-3330  or  info@lifetimelearners.org


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Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will speak on the Declaration of Independence or "Article of Faith."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Darien, 50 Ledge Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Elizabeth Blake, Engage Life Director, 203-662-1090  or  elizabeth.blake@atriaseniorliving.com 



Thursday, July 12, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present the, "Article of Faith," about the Declaration of Independence.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Rye Brook, 1200 King Street, Rye Brook, NY., 10573.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Hart, Engage Life Director, 914-939-2900  or  stephanie.hart@atriaseniorliving.com 



Friday, July 13, 2018, 1:30-3:00 PM.  Mark will present the first of a two-talk set, "Pandora's Box," relaying the causes of World War I.  Location:  Westport Senior Center, 21 Imperial Avenue, Westport, Ct. 06880.  Contact:  Ms. Susan Pfister, Program Director, 203-341-5099  or  spfister@westportct.gov



Saturday, July 14, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present, "Article of Faith," about the Declaration of Independence.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Mr. Frank Mastrone, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  frank.mastrone@atriaseniorliving.com



Monday, July 16, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present part 3, of a four-talk set, "Politics of the Dollar:  Petrodollar."  Location:  Lapham Community Center, P.O. Box 83, New Canaan, Ct.  Contact:  Ms. Agata Aspinwall, Program Director, 203-594-3620  or  agata.aspinwall@newcanaanct.gov



Monday, July 16, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will present, "The Turtle," America's Revolutionary War submarine.  Location:  Atria Woodlands, 1017 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley, NY., 10502.  Contact:  Ms. Madelyn Silverstein, Engage Life Director, 914-693-7700  or  madelyn.silverstein@atriaseniorliving.com



Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present part 3, of a four-talk set, "Foundations of the American Republic:  Electoral College."  Location:  Watermark at 3030 Park, 3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Ct. 06604.  Contact:  Ms. Cindy McGuire, Fitness Director, 203-374-5611  or  CMcGuire@watermarkcommunities.com



Friday, July 20, 2018, 1:30-3:00 PM.  Mark will conclude a two-talk set on World War I with, "The Versailles Treaty" and the aftermath.  Location:  Westport Senior Center, 21 Imperial Avenue, Westport, Ct. 06880.  Contact:  Ms. Susan Pfister, Program Director, 203-341-5099  or  spfister@westportct.gov



Monday, July 23, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present the final of a four-talk set, "Politics of the Dollar:  Making Society Work for the Few."  Location:  Lapham Community Center, P.O. Box 83, New Canaan, Ct.  Contact:  Ms. Agata Aspinwall, Pprogram Director, 203-594-3620  or  agata.aspinwall@newcanaanct.gov



Thursday, July 26, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present, "Article of Faith," about the Declaration of Independence.  Location:  Masonicare at Newtown--Lockwood Lodge, 139 Toddy Hill Road, Newtown, Ct. 06470.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Belcher, Program Director, 203-363-3249  or  sbelcher@masonicare.org 



Saturday, July 28, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "Syria."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Mr. Frank Mastrone, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  frank.mastrone@atriaseniorliving.com



Saturday, August 4, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present, "The Turtle," America's Revolutionary War submarine.  Location:  Atria senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Mr. Frank Mastrone, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  frank.mastrone@atriaseniorliving.com 



Monday, August 6, 2018, 4:00 PM.  Mark will present part 3 of a four-talk set, "The Nazi Revolution, 1919-1934."  Location:  The Goshen Public Library, 42B North Street, Goshen, Ct., 06756.  Contact:  Ms. Lynn Barker Steinmayer, Library Director, 860-491-3234, ext. 3  or  director@goshenpublib.org 



Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 1:30 PM.  Mark will present, "The Turtle," a submarine from the American Revolution.  Location:  Watermark at East Hills, 611 East Hill Road, Southbury, Ct., 06488.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Granata, Community Life Director, 203-262-6868  or  lcgranata@watermarkcommunities.com



Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will present, "The Turtle," America's first submarine, September 1776.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Darien, 50 ledge Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Elizabeth Blake, Engage Life Director, 203-662-1090  or  elizabeth.blake@atriaseniorliving.com.



Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will give a Current Event talk, "North Korea."  Location:  The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct. 06897.  Contact:  Ms. Carmela Tornatore, Director of Resident Engagement, 203-761-1191, ext. 24  or  ctornatore@thegreensatcannondale.com



Thursday, August 9, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will speak about, "The Turtle," America's Revolutionary War submarine.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Rye Brook, 1200 King Street, Rye Brook, NY., 10573.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Hart, Engage Life Director, 914-939-2900  or  stephanie.hart@atriaseniorliving.com 



Monday, August 20, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present part 4, of a four-talk set, "Foundations of the American Republic:  Well Regulated Militia."  Location:  Watermark at 3030 Park, 3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Ct. 06604.  Contact:  Ms. Cindy McGuire, Fitness Director, 203-374-5611  or  CMcGuire@watermarkcommunities.com



Monday, August 20, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will speak on, "Socialism."  Location:  Atria Woodlands, 1017 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley, NY., 10502.  Contact:  Ms. Madelyn Silverstein, Engage Life Director, 914-693-7700  or  madelyn.silverstein@atriaseniorliving.com



Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "The Turtle," America's Revolutionary War submarine, invented by David Bushnell from New Haven.  Location:  Spring Meadows Trumbull, 6949 Main Street, Trumbull, Ct., 06611.  Contact:  Ms. Lisa Grioli, Program Director, 203-261-0006  or  lgrioli@capitalseniorliving.net 



Thursday, August 23, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on a Current Event update--"Syria."  Location:  Masonicare at Newtown--Lockwood Lodge, 139 Toddy Hill Road, Newtown, Ct. 06470.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Belcher, Program Director, 203-363-3249  or  sbelcher@masonicare.org.



Saturday, August 25, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present a current event update, "North Korea."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Mr. Frank Mastrone, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  frank.mastrone@atriaseniorseniorliving.com.



Thursday, August 30, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will present, "The Turtle," America's Revolutionary War submarine, invented right here in Connecticut!  Location:  Benchmark Senior Living Hamden, 35 Hamden Hills Drive, Hamden, Ct. 06518.  Contact:  Ms. Daniella Tartakovsky, Program Director, 203-248-1864  or  dtartakovsky@benchmarkquality.com 



Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM:  Mark will present the first of a six-talk set on "Iran."  Location:  Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sabena, Chari, Lifelong Learners Board, 203-256-3166  or  psabena@qual.com



Monday, September 10, 2018, 4:00 PM.  Mark will present part 4 of a four-talk set, "The Nazi Revolution, 1919-1934."  Location:  The Goshen Library, 42B North Street, Goshen, Ct., 06756.  Contact:  Ms. Lynn Barker Steinmayer, Library Director, 860-491-3234, ext. 3  or  director@goshenpublib.org 



Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM:  Mark will present the second of a six-talk set on, "Iran."  Location:  Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sabena, Chair, Lifelong Learners Board,  203-256-3166  or  psabena@qual.com 



Mark will be teaching, Iran:  A History, a six-week course tracing the history of one of the fascinating, as well as being one of the most misunderstood nations in the world.  Tuesday mornings, 10:00-12:00 PM.  Dates:  9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9 & 10/16.  Location:  Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sabena, Chair Person, LLL Education. 


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Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM:  Mark will present the third of a six-talk set on, "Iran."  Location:  Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sabena, Chair, Lifelong Learners Board, 203-256-3166  or  psabena@qual.com 



Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 10:30 AM.  mark will present, "Karl Marx," for the 200th anniversary of the philosopher's birth.  Location:  Brighton Gardens of Stamford, 59 Roxbury Road, Stamford, Ct. 06902.  Contact:  Ms. Denise Odena, Program Director, 203-322-2100, ext. 2056  or  StamfordBG,AVC@sunriseseniorliving.com



Thursday, May 31, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present, "The Turtle," America's Revolutionary War submarine.  Location:  Brighton Gardens of Stamford, 59 Roxbury Road, Stamford, Ct. 06902.  Contact:  Ms. Denise Odena, Program Director, 203-322-2100, ext. 2056  or  StamfordBG.AVC@sunriseseniorliving.com 



Monday, September 17, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will start a four-talk set on American history, "Roadblocks to Republic:  The Newburgh Incident."  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Head of Adult Programming and Community Engagement, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org 



Monday, September 24, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present the second of a four-talk set on American history, "Roadblocks to Republic:  Alien and Sedition Acts, 1798."  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Ms. Mallory Arents, Head of Adult Programming and Community Engagement, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org



Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM:  Mark will present the fourth of a six-talk set on, "Iran."  Location:  Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sabena, Chair, Lifelong Learners Board, 203-256-3166  or psabena@qual.com



Monday, October 1, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present the third of a four-talk set on American history, "Roadblocks to Republic:  The Business Plot," attempted 1933 coup against President Franklin D. Roosevelt.  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Head of Adult Programming and Community Engagement, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org 



Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  Mark will present the fifth of a six-talk set on, "Iran."  Location:  Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sabena, Chair, Lifelong Learners Board, 203-256-3166  or  psabena@qual.com



Thursday, October 4, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will present, "The Business Plot," or coup attempt against President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933.  Location:  Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Julie DeMarco, Senior center Manager, 203-254-6455  or  jdemarco@fairfieldct.org 



Monday, October 8, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present the conclusion of a four-talk set on American History, "Roadblocks to Republic:  Manifesto of American Fascism," the Lewis Powell Memo.  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Head of Adult Programming and Community Engagement, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org



Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  Mark will present the sixth of a six-talk set on, "Iran."  Location:  Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sabena, Chair, Lifelong Learners Board, 203-256-3166  or  psabena@qual.com 



Monday, October 22, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will commence a four-talk set on the Confederacy as a Revolution:  "The Revolt of the Planters:  People Who Own the Country Ought to Govern It."  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Head of Adult Programming and Community Engagement, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org 



Monday, October 29, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present the second of a four-talk set on the Confederacy as a Revolution:  "Revolt of the Planters:  Southern Aristocracy."  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Head of Programming and Community Engagement, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org



Monday, November 5, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present the third of a four-talk set on the Confederacy as a Revolution:  "Revolt of the Planters:  Confederacy as a Revolution."  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Head of Adult Programming and Community Engagement, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org 



Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 7:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "Susan B. Anthony," for Election Day.  Location:  North Haven Public Library, 17 Elm Street, North Haven, Ct. 06474.  Contact:  Ms. Shauna DeStefano, Librarian, 203-239-5803  or  sdestefano@northhavenlibrary.net



Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will present the "History of Armistice/Veterans Day."  Location:  Seymour Public Library, 46 Church Street, Seymour, Ct., 06483.  Contact:  Ms. Suzanne Garvey, Library Director, 203-888-3903  or  sgarvey@biblio.org



Monday, November 12, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will conclude the four-talk set on the Confederacy as a Revolution with, "Revolt of the Planters:  Cassandra of Change."  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Head of Adult Programming and Community Engagement, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org 



Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  Mark will present the fifth of a six-talk set, "Saudi Arabia."  Location:  Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Patrica Sabena, Lifetime Learners Chair, 203-256-3166  or  psabena@qual.com



Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  Mark will present the final of a six-talk set, "Saudi Arabia."  Location:  Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sabena, Lifetime Learners Chair, 203-256-3166  or  psabena@qual.com

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