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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



Thursday, July 5, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present, "Article of Faith," about the Declaration of Independence.  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, 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



Monday, July 9, 2018, 1:30 PM.  Mark will speak on, "The Article of Faith," or the Declaration of Independence.  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



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, 11:00 AM.  Mark will begin a Geography Series:  The Middle East, origins of the Muslin Religion through the Ottoman Empire, 17th Century.  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  



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



Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will speak on the, "Article of Faith," or the Declaration of Independence.  Location:  Seymour Public Library, 46 Church Street, Seymour, Ct., 06483.  Contact:  Ms. Suzanne Garvey, Library Director, 203-888-3903, ext. 5  or  sgarvey@biblio.org 



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



Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 1:30 PM.  Mark will present, "The Business Plot," the potential coup against President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933.  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, August 2, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present, "The Turtle," the saga of America's Revolutionary War submarine.  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, August 3, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will speak on the Article of Faith, America's Declaration of Independence.  Location:  Evergreen Woods, 88 Notch Hill Road, Branford, Ct.  Contact:  Mr. Michael Versella, Social Director, 203-483-3224  or  MVersella@Evergreen-Woods.com



Saturday, August 4, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will speak on, "The Turtle," America's Revolutionary War submarine.  Location:  Maplewood at Darien, 599 Boston Post Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Megan Kurtzman, Program Director, 203-293-6872.



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 continue with his Geography Series:  The Middle East, maps tracing the Ottoman Empire, 17th century through the 19th.  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 



Thursday, August 9, 2018, 4:00 PM.  Mark will speak on Fascism.  Location:  Edgehill Senior Living, 122 Palmer's Hill Road, Stamford, Ct. 06902.  Cont:  Ms. Mary Camilli Bernat, Director of Independent Living Activities, 203-595-2322  or  mcamillibernat@benchmarkquality.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, 10:00 AM.  Mark will speak on, "The Turtle," America's Revolutionary War submarine.  Location:  Brookdale Wilton, 96 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct. 06897.  Contact:  Ms. Alison Markiewicz, Resident Programs Coordinator, 203-761-8999  or  amarkiewicz@brookdale.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.



Friday, August 24, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will present the third entry in this Geography Series:  The Middle East:  Maps tracing the colonial formation of Iraq, together with Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Transjordan, Palestine. . .   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



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.



Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "The Strategic Significance of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor."  Location:  Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, East Haven, Ct., 06512.  Contact:  Ms. Fawn Gillespie, Program Director, 203-468-3890  or  fcgillespie@biblio.org 



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 



Saturday, September 1, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on "The Turtle," America's Revolutionary War submarine.  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, 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



Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 1:30 PM.  Mark will speak on "Hate Groups in Connecticut."  Location:  The 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, September 5, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will speak on, "The Turtle," America's Revolutionary War submarine.  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, September 5, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will speak on, "Amelia Earhart."  Location:  Seymour Public Library, 46 Church Street, Seymour, Ct., 06483.  Contact:  Ms. Suzanne Garvey, Library Director, 203-888-3903, ext. 5, or  sgarvey@biblio.org 



Thursday, September 6, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present a Current Event:  North Korea.  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, September 7, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present, "Connecticut Socialist:  Helen Keller."  Location:  Brookdale Wilton, 96 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct. 06807.  Contact:  Ms. Alison Markiewicz, Resident Programs Coordinator, 203-761-8999  or  amrkiewicz@brookdale.com



Friday, September 7, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present, "Connecticut Socialist:  Helen Keller," a unique view of this remarkable lady, from a political perspective.  Location:  Evergreen Woods, 88 Notch Hill Road, North Branford, Ct., 06471.  Contact:  Mr. Michael Verzella, Social Director, 203-483-3224  or  MVerzella@Evergreen-Woods.com



Saturday, September 8, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will give a geography talk, "Ancient Near East."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Ms. Katherine Caraballo, Program Director, 203-327-4551  or  Katherine.Caraballo@atriaseniorliving.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 11, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will speak on 9/11.  Location:  Spring Meadows Trumbull, 6949 Main Street, Trumbull, Ct. 06611.  Contact:  Ms. Lisa Grioli, Program Director, 203-261-0006  or  lgrioli@capitalseniorliving.net



Mark will be teaching an eight-week course on "Communism."  This course will dissect this irrepressible doctrine from the 1848 Communist Manifesto to the potential for a resurgence today.  Location:  Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Ct. 06854.  Contact:  Lifetime Learners Institute, 203-857-3330  or  info@lifetimelearners.org   Course day:  Wednesdays, 3:10-5:00 PM.  Dates:  9/12, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31 &  11/7. 


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Mark will a full teaching schedule for the fall:  To begin with, the first of a two-semester course, "Third Reich:  The Nazi Revolution, 1919-1934."  Thursday afternoons, 1:00 PM to 2:50 PM, beginning September 13, 2018, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25 & 11/1.  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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Thursday, September 13, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will speak on "Hate Groups in Connecticut."  Location:  Norwalk Senior Center, 11 Allen Road, Norwalk, Ct. 06851.  Contact:  Ms. Jane Wenk, Program Director, 203-847-3115, ext. 108  or  mow@norwalksc.org



Friday, September 14, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will speak on the Trump Administration and the Immigration issue on America's southern border.  Location:  Weston Senior Center, 9 School Road, Weston, Ct. 06883.  Contact:  Ms. Carla Jegen, Program Director, 203-222-2608  or  cjegen@westonct.gov



Friday, September 14, 2018, 1:30 PM.  Mark will speak on the Israeli-Palestinian situation.  Location:  Westport Senior for Senior Activities, 21 Imperial Avenue, Westport, Ct., 06880.  Contact:  Ms. Holly Betts, Program Manager, 203-341-5096  or  HBETTS@westportct.gov



Monday, September 17, 2018, 6:45 PM.  Mark will speak on a current event:  North Korea.  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, 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 



Tuesday, September 19, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present the first of a four-talk set, "Politics of the Dollar:  Hercules in a Cradle."  Location:  Watermark at 3030 Park, 3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Ct. 06604.  Contact:  Ms. Cindy McGuire, Program Director, 203-374-5611  or  CMcguire@watermarkcommunities.com 



Friday, September 21, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will begin another Geography series:  Germany, commencing with, The Holy Roman Empire.  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



Friday, September 21, 2018, 3:30 PM.  Mark will speak on a Current Event:  Iran.  Location:  The Residence at Summer Street, 14 2nd Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Mr. Frank Mastrone, Resident Engagement Director, 203-883-1510  or  fmastrone@residencesummerstreet.com 



Saturday, September 22, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will give a geography talk, "The Near East in the Middle Ages."  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Ms. Katherine Caraballo, Program Director, 203-327-4551  or  Katherine.Caraballo@atriaseniorliving.com 



Monday, September 24, 2018, 1:00 PM.  Mark will be teaching a literature class, focusing on the book, "Why I Write," by George Orwell.  Location:  Norwalk Community College, 185 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Ct. 06854.  Contact:  Lifetime Learners Institute, Room W102, West Campus, 203-857-3330  or  info@lifetimelearners.org



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 



Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 1:30 PM.  Mark will speak on, "The Turtle," America's Revolutionary War submarine.  Location:  Benchmark Senior Living, Coachman Square, 21 Bradly Road, Woodbridge, Ct., 06525.  Contact:  Ms. Deborah Meehan, Program Director, 203-397-7544  or  dmeehan@benchmarkquality.com



Friday, September 24, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will begin a new Geography series, "Germany:  Holy Roman Empire."  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, 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



Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will speak on Karl Marx, for the 200th anniversary of the noted philosopher's birth.  Location:  Fairfield Public Library, 1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield, Ct., 06824.  Contcat:  Mr. Philip Bahr, Reference Librarian, 203-256-3063  or  PBahr@FPLCT.ORG



Thursday, October 4, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will speak on, "Iran, North Korea and the Nuclear Issue."  Location:  Norwalk Senior Center, 11 Allen Road, Norwalk, Ct. 06851.  Contact:  Ms. Jane Wenk, Program Director, 203-847-3115, ext. 108  or  mow@norwalksc.org 



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 



Saturday, October 6, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present, "Connecticut Socialist:  Helen Keller."  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, 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



Monday, October 8, 2018, 6:45 PM.  Mark will present, "Connecticut Socialist:  Helen Keller."  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, 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 



Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark continues his Geography series on "Germany:  Bismarck and the Founding of Modern Germany."  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, October 11, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present, "Connecticut Socialist:  Helen Keller."  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



Sunday, October 14, 2018, 9:00 AM.  Mark will present, "Connecticut Socialist:  Helen Keller."  Location:  Temple Beth El, 350 Roxbury Road, Stamford, Ct. 06902.  Contact:  Sisterhood, Ms. Karen Resnick, 203-536-3115  or  kmr925@sbcglobal.net



Monday, October 15, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present the first of a three-talk set, "Politics of the Dollar."  Location:  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, October 16, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present, "Connecticut Socialist:  Helen Keller."  Location:  Weston Senior Center, 9 School Road, Weston, Ct., 06883.  Contact:  Ms. Carla Jegen, Program Director, 203-222-2608  or  cjegen@westonct.gov



Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present the second of a four-talk set, "Politics of the Dollar:  Financial Imperialism."  Location:  Watermark at 3030 Park, 3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Ct. 06604.  Contact:  Ms. Cindy McGuire, Program Director, 203-374-5611  or  CMguire@watermarkcommunities.com



Saturday, October 20, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will continue the "Geography series on the Middle East:  The Ottoman Empire."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Ms. Katherine Caraballo, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  katherine.caraballo@atriaseniorliving.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 



Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will present, "Connecticut Socialist:  Helen Keller."  Location:  Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden, 35 Hamden Hills Drive, Hamden, Ct., 06518.  Contact:  Ms.. Daniella Tartatovsky, Program Director, 203-238-1864  or  dtartatovsky@benchmarkquality.com



Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will present the third in his Geography series, "Germany:  The Demise of Imperial Germany, 1918."  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, October 24, 2018, 7:00 PM.  Mark will speak on the Vietnam War:  "Dien Bien Phu to Tet."  Location:  Stamford Civil War Round Table, Stamford History Center, 1508 High Ridge Road, Stamford, Ct. 06903.  Contact:  Mr. Steven Laird, 203-227-2581  or  laird200@hotmail.com



Saturday, October 28, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will continue the Geography series on the Middle East:  Iraq:  Creation of Colonialism."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Ms. Katherine Caraballo, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  katherine.caraballo@atriazeniorliving.com 



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



Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 1:30 PM.   Mark will present, "Connecticut Socialist:  Helen Keller.  Location:  The 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, November 3, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "Armistice Day:  the Centennial of Germany's Surrender."  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, 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 



Monday, November 5, 2018, 6:45 PM.  Mark will present, "Armistice Day, November 11, 1918," for the centennial of the end of World War I.  Location:  Atria Woodlands, 1017 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley, NY., 10502.  Ms. Madelyn Silverstein, Engage Life Director, 914-693-7700  or  madelyn.silverstein@atriaseniorliving.com



Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 2:00 PM.  mark will speak on the "History of Armistice/Veterans Day."  Location:  Atria Larson Place, 1450 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, Ct. 06517.  Contact:  Ms. Karen Cohn, Engage Life Director, 203-248-8880  or  Karen.Cohn@atriaseniorliving.com



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



Thursday, November 8, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present, "Armistice Day, November 8, 1918," for the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.  Location:  Norwalk Senior Center, 11 Allen Road, Norwalk, Ct. 06851.  Contact:  Ms. Jane Wenk, Program Director, 203-847-3115, ext. 108  or  mow@norwalksc.org



Saturday, November 10, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will speak on Armistice Day.  Location:  Sunrise Stamford, 251 Turn of River Road, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Mary Rudolph, Program Director, 203-968-8393  or  stamford.AVA2@sunriseseniorliving.com



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, November 13, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present, "Armistice Day, November 11, 1918," for the centennial of the ceasefire which ended the shooting for the Great War.  Location:  Weston Senior Center, 9 School Road, Weston, Ct., 06883.  Contact:  Ms. Carla Jegen, Program Director, 203-222-2608  or  cjegen@westonct.gov 



Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 7:30 PM.  Mark will speak on "Armistice Day:  November 11, 1918," for the centennial of the ceasefire of the 1914-1918 conflict.  Location:  C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, Newtown, Ct., 06470.  Contact:  Newtown Historical Society, Mr. Gordon Williams, Programs, 203-426-5937  or  info@newtownhistory.org  or  gmwllw@charter.net



Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will conclude the current Geography series, "Germany:  Weimar Republic to the End of Nazi Germany."  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, November 14, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will present, "Trial of the Century," about the Nuremberg Trials.  Location:  Seymour Public Library, 46 Church Street, Seymour, Ct., 06483.  Contact:  Ms. Suzanne Garvey, Library Director, 203-888-3903, ext. 5, sgarvey@biblio.org.



Thursday, November 15, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will speak on, "Armistice Day:  Centennial of the German Surrender, November 11, 1918."  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, November 17, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on the "Centennial of Armistice day:  November 11, 1918."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Ms. Katherine Caraballo, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  katherine.caraballo@atriaseniorliving.com 



Monday, November 19, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present the second of a three-talk set, "Politics of the Dollar."  Location:  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



Saturday, November 24, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present a Geography talk:  Germany:  The Holy Roman Empire.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Ms. Katherine Caraballo, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  katherine.caraballo@atriaseniorliving.com



Monday, November 26, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present the third of a four-talk set, "Politics of the Dollar:  Petrodollar."  Location:  Watermark at 3030 Park, 3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Ct., 06604.  Contact:  Ms. Cindy McGuire, Program Director, 203-374-5611  or  CMguire@watermarkcommunities.com



Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 1:30 PM.  Mark will present, "Armistice Day:  November 11, 1918," for the centennial of the Great War ceasefire.  Location:  The Watermark at East Hills, 611 East Hill Road, Southbury, Ct. 06488.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Grenata, Community Life Director, 203-262-6868  or  LCGranata@watermarkcommunities.com



Wednesday, November 29, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will present, "Armistice Day," for the centennial of the ceasefire on November 11, 1918.  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, November 29, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present, "Armistice Day, November 11, 1918," the 200th anniversary of Germany's Surrender, ending the First World War.  Location:  Commons at Newtown, 139 Toddy Hill Road, Newtown, Ct. 06470.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Belcher, Recreation & Volunteer Coordinator, 203-364-3190  or  recreation@newtownal.com 



Saturday, December 1, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "The Strategic Significance of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor.  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, December 3, 2018, 6:45 PM.  Mark will speak on the Mid-Term Elections.  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, December 4, 2018, 1:30 PM.  Mark will present, "December 1941:  Turning Point of World War II."  Location:  The Watermark at East Hills, 611 East Hill Road, Southbury, Ct., 06488.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Grenata, Community Life Director, 203-262-6868  or  LCGrenata@watermarkcommunities.com



Wednesday, December 5, 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:  Watermark at 3030 Park, 3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Ct., 06604.  Contact:  Ms. Cindy McGuire, Program Director, 203-374-5611  or  CMguire@watermarkcommunities.com



Thursday, December 6, 2018, 10:30 AM.  Mark will speak on, "The Strategic Significance of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor.  Location:  Norwalk Senior Center, 11 Allen Road, Norwalk, Ct. 06851.  Contact:  Ms. Jane Wenk, Program Director, 203-847-3115, ext. 108  or  mow@norwalksc.org



Friday, December 7, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will speak on, "The Strategic Significance of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor."  Location:  Sunrise Senior Living Stamford, 251 Turn of the River Road, Stamford, Ct., 06905.  Contact:  Caitlin, 203-968-8393  or  stamford.avc@sunriseseniorliving.com



Monday, December 10, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present the final of a three-talk set, "Politics of the Dollar."  Location:  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, December 11, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present, "The Strategic Significance of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor."  Location:  Spring Meadows Trumbull, 6949 Main Street, Trumbull, Ct. 06611.  Contact:  Ms. Lisa Grioli, Program Director, 203-261-0006  or  lgrioli@capitalseniorliving.net



Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will begin another geography series:  Russian, from Kievan-Russ to the advent of the Romanovs.  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, December 13, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present a Current Event:  Mid-Term Elections:  Who won?  Who lost?  Location:  Atria Senior Living Rye Brook, NY., 10573.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Hart, Engage Life Director, 914-939-2900  or  stephanie.hart@atriaseniorliving.com



Friday, December 14, 2018, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present, "An Analysis of the Mid-Term Elections."  Location:  Weston Senior Center, 9 School Road, Weston, Ct., 06883.  Contact:  Ms. Carla Jegen, Program Director, 203-222-2608  or  cjegen@westonct.gov 



Friday, December 14, 2018, 3:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "The Strategic Significance of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor."  Location:  Evergreen Woods, 88 Notch Hill Road, North Branford, Ct., 06471.  Contact:  Mr. Michael Verzella, Social Director, 203-483-3224  or  MVerzella@Evergreen-Woods.com



Saturday, December 15, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present, "The Strategic Significance of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Ms. Katherine Caraballo, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  katherine.caraballo@atriaseniorliving.com 



Monday, December 17, 2018, 12:30 PM.  Mark will present an analysis of the recent Mid-Term Elections.  Location:  Darien Senior programs, Mather Center, 2 Renshaw Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Marcella Rand, Senior Program Specialist, 203-656-7490  or  mrand@darienct.gov



Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 11:00 AM.  Mark will continue his geography series on Russia, from the Romanovs through the Napoleonic Wars.  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, December 20, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "The Strategic Significance of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor."  Location:  Commons at Newtown, 139 Toddy Hill Road, Newtown, Ct., 06470.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Belcher, Recreation & Volunteer Coordinator, 203-364-3190  or  recreation@newtownal.com 



Saturday, December 22, 2018, 2:00 PM.  Mark will continue his Geography series on Germany, The Bismarck Era.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Ms. Katherine Caraballo, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  katherine.caraballo@atriaseniorliving.com 



Thursday, December 27, 2018, 6:30 PM.  Mark will speak on, "The Strategic Significance of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor.  Location:  Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden, 35 Hamden Hills Drive, Hamden, Ct. 06518.  Contact:  Ms. Daniella Tartatovsky, Program Director, 203-238-1864  or  dtartatovsky@benchmarkquality.com 



Mark will be teaching, Iran:  A History, an eight-week course on this most fascinating and misunderstood of nations.  Monday mornings, starting January 7, 2019, dates are as follows:  1/14/19, 1/28/19, 2/4/19, 2/11/19, 2/25/19, 3/4/19 and 3/11/19, all at 10:30 AM till noon.  Location:  Lapham Community Center, P.O. Box 83, Waveny Park, New Canaan, Ct., 06840.  Contact:  Ms. Agata Aspinwall, Program Manager, 203-594-3620  or  Agata.Aspinwall@newcannanct.gov


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Monday, January 7, 2019, 6:45 PM.  Mark will speak on, an analysis of the mid-term elections.  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@atriasilverliving.com



Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 11:00 AM.  Mark will continue his geography series on Russia, from the Napoleonic Wars to the 20th century.  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 10, 2019, 10:00 AM.  Mark will give an analysis of the Mid-Term Elections.  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



Mark will be the moderator for a Current Events discussion group, Tuesday evenings, 7:00 PM at the Darien Library, starting January 15, 2019.  Each week, events of significance will be brought forth and discussed.  For those who would like to get away from the television set and take part . . .  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sheary, Programming Librarian, 203-669-5246  or  psheary@darienlibrary.org  



Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present, "Winston Churchill."  Location:  North Haven Memorial Library, 17 Elm Street, North Haven, Ct., 06473.  Contact:  Ms.  Shauna DeStefano, Reference Librarian, 203-239-5803  or  sdestefano@northhavenlibrary.net



Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 11:00 AM.  Mark will continue his geography series on Russia, World War I and Revolution!  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 



Sunday, January 27, 2019, 4:00 PM.  Mark will present, "Versailles 1919 . . . False Promise."  Location:  Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton, Ct. 06897.  Contact:  Wilton Historical Society, Mr. Robert Russell, rhr196@gmail.com  or   203-762-7257.



Monday, February 4, 2019, 6:45 PM.  Mark will present, for Valentine's Day, "A Love Story:  Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Germany."  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 



Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 11:00 AM.  Mark will depart from geography and Russia for Valentine's Day, a love story:  Queen Victoria of England and Prince Albert from Germany.  married in 1840, they will produce nine children and bushels of grandchildren.  Prince Albert will die in 1861, sending Victoria into an extended period of mourning, and popularizes the color black.  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, February 14, 2019, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present for Valentine's Day, a love story, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, a marriage which produced nine children and a plethora of royal grandchildren.  Location:  Commons at Newtown, 139 Toddy Hill Road, Newtown, Ct. 06470.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Belcher, Program Director, 203-364-3190  or  recreation@newtownal.com



Thursday, February 14, 2019, 7:00 PM.  Mark will present the story of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert for Valentine's Day.  Location:  North Haven Memorial Library, 17 Elm Street, North Haven, Ct., 06473.  Contact:  Ms. Shauna DeStefano, Reference Librarian, 203-239-5803  or  sdestefano@northhavenlibrary.net



Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 7:00 PM.  Mark and Current Events discussion.  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sheary, Programming Librarian, 203-669-5246  or  psheary@darienlibrary.org 



Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 11:00 AM.  Mark will continue his geography series on Russia, Civil War to 1945.  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, February 21, 2019, 10:00 AM.  Mark will give a Valentine's Day talk:  A Love Story:  Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Germany.  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



Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 11:00 AM.  Mark will continue his geography series on Russia, 1945 to the collapse of the Soviet Union.  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



Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 1:00-3:00 PM.  Mark will speak on "Hate Groups in Connecticut."  Location:  Fairfield Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sabena, Program Director, 203-256-3166  or  psabena@qual.com



Wednesdays, 3:00-5:00 PM, mark will be teaching Jihad!, an eight-week course of Holy War and the misunderstandings which this topic seems to engender.  Location:  Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Ct. 06854.  Contact:  The Lifetime Learners Institute,  203-857-3330  or  info@lifetimelearners.org   Eight-week course on Wednesdays, starting March 13, 2019, 3:00-5:00 PM.  Dates are as follows:  3/13/19, 3/20/19, 3/27/19, 4/3/19, 4/10/19, 4/17/19, 4/24/19 and 5/1/19


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Thursday, March 14, 2019, 10:00 AM.  Mark will speak on, "Fascism Today."  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



Thursday, starting March 14, 2019, 1:00 PM.  Mark will be teaching Third Reich, Part 2, The Nazi State. at Norwalk Community College.  Location:  Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Ct. 06854.  Contact:  The Lifetime Learners Institute, 203-857-3330  or info@lifetimelearners.org   The Nazi State is an eight-week course, Thursdays, 1:00-2:50 PM.  Dates are as follows:  3/14/19, 3/21/19, 3/28/19, 4/4/19, 4/11/19, 4/18/19, 4/25/19 and 5/2/19. 


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Thursdays, 3:10-5:00 PM, Mark will be teaching a Currents Events class at Norwalk Community College.  Location:  Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Ct. 06854.  Contact:  Lifetime Learners Institute,203-857-3330  or  info@lifetimelearners.org   Program is for eight weeks, Thursdays, starting March March 14, 2019.  3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25 and 5/2.



Monday, March 18, 2019, 6:45 PM.  Mark will speak on, "Fascism Today."  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 19, 2019, 7:00 PM.  Mark and Current Events discussion.  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Patrica Sheary, Programming Librarian, 203-669-5246  or  psheary@darienlibrary.org



Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 11:00 AM.  Mark will take a different approach to geography:  Oil and Gas pipelines in different areas of the globe and how they affect world affairs.  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 18, 2019, 7:00 PM.  Mark will present the first of a four-talk set, "The Nazi Revolution, 1919-1934."  Location:  Fairfield Public Library, 1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield, Ct., 06824.  Contact:  Mr. Philip Bahr, Program Director, 203-256-3154  or  PBahr@FPLCT.org 



Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 10:00 AM.  Mark will commence with 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, 203-256-3166  or  psabena@qual.com 



Tuesday, April 23, 2019. 7:00 PM.  Mark and Current Events discussion.  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sheary, Programming Librarian, 203-669-5246  or  psheary@darienlibrary.org 



Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:00 PM.  Mark will present the second of a four-talk set, "The Nazi Revolution, 1919-1934."  Location:  Fairfield Public Library, 1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Mr. Philip Bahr, Program Director, 203-256-3154  or  PBahr@FPLCT.org



Friday, April 26, 2019, 11:00 AM.  Mark will conduct a book discussion, Dashiell Hammett's, The Maltese Falcon.  Location:  Weston Senior Center, 9 School Road, Weston, Ct., 06883.  Contact:  Ms. Wendy Petty, 203-222-2608  or  wpetty@westonct.gov 



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



Thursday, May 2, 2019, 7:00 PM.  Mark will present the third of a four-talk set, "The Nazi Revolution, 1919-1934."  Location:  Fairfield Public LIbrary, 1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield, Ct. 06824.  Contact:  Mr. Philip Bahr, Program Director, 203-256-3154  or  PBahr@FPLCT.org



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



Thursday, May 9, 2019, 7:00 PM.  Mark will conclude the four-talk set, "The Nazi Revolution, 1919-1934."  Location:  Fairfield Public LIbrary, 1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield, Ct., 06824.  Contact:  Mr. Philip Bahr, Program Director, 203-256-3154  or  PBahr@FPLCT.org



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



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 21, 2019, 7:00 PM.  Mark and Current Events discussion.  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sheary, Programming Librarian, 203-669-5246  or  psheary@darienlibrary.org 



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



Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 7:00 PM.  Mark and Current Events discussion.  Location:  Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sheary, Programming Librarian, 203-669-5246  or  psheary@darienlibrary.org 



Thursday, June 20, 2019, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present the Versailles Treaty, marking the official end of World War I for the 100th anniversary of this event.  Location:  Commons at Newtown, 139 Toddy Hill Road, Newtown, Ct. 06470.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Belcher, Program Director, 203-364-3190  or recreation@newtownal.com 

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