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Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 10:00 AM.  Mark will speak on Adolf Hitler, since it was 130 years ago since his birth.  Location:  Darien Community Association, 274 Middlesex Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Darien Men's Association, Mr. Tom Lom, Program Director, tomlom1@aol.com  or  DarienSMA@gmail.com 



Friday, January 4, 2019, 4:00 PM.  Mark will speak on the Mid-Term Elections.  Location:  Edgehill Senior Living, 122 Palmer's Hill Road, Stamford, Ct., 06902.  Contact:  Ms. Mary Camilli Bernat, Director of Activities, 203-595-2322  or  mcamillibernat@benchmarkquality.com



Saturday, January 5, 2019, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on the Mid-Term Elections.  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



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, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present the first of a four-talk set, "The American Gulag," to mark the 400th anniversary of Slavery in North America.  Location:  Darien Public Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Program Director, 203-669-5254 or  marents@darienlibrary.org



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



Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present an "Analysis of the Mid-Term Elections."  Location:  Spring Meadows Trumbull, 6949 Main Street, Trumbull, Ct. 06611.  Contact:  Ms. Lisa Grioli, Program Director, 203-761-0006  or  lgrioli@capitalseniorliving.net



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



Friday, January 11, 2019, 1:30 PM.  For the 130th anniversary of Adolf Hitler's birth, on April 20, 1889, Mark will speak on how the Austrian corporal assumed the Chancellorship of Germany, January 30, 1933.  Location:  Westport Senior Center, 21 Imperial Avenue, Westport, Ct. 06880.  Contact:  Ms. Jean McGurk jeanmck26@gmail.com  or  203-341-5096



Saturday, January 12, 2019, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "An Analysis of the Mid-Term Elections."  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, January 14, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present the second of a four-talk set, "The American Gulag," to mark the 400th anniversary of Slavery in North America.  Location:  Darien Public Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Program Director, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org 



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  



Wednesdays, starting January 16, 2019, 1:00-3:00 PM, Mark will be teaching a short four-week course, "Revolt of the Planters," the Confederacy as a Revolution.  Location:  Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk Ct. 06854.  Contact:  Lifetime Learners Institute office, 203-857-3330  or  info@lifetimelearners.org  Dates: Wednesdays, 1/16/19, 1/23/19, 1/30/19 and 2/6/19, 1:00-3:00 PM.


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Thursdays, starting January 17, 2019, 1:00-3:00 PM, Mark will be teaching a Current Events course, based on developments on the national and international scenes, to which students may take part in discussion.  Location:  Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Ct. 06854.  Contact:  Lifetime Learners Institute office, 203-857-3330  or  info@lifetimelearners.org   Dates:  Thursdays, 1/17/19, 1/24/19, 1/31/19 and 2/7/19, 1:00-3:00 PM.



Friday, January 18, 2019, 1:30 PM.  Mark will present, "An Analysis of the Mid-Term Elections."  Location:  Westport Senior Center, 21 Imperial Avenue, Westport, Ct. 06880.  Contact:  Ms. Jean McGurk, 203-341-5095  or  jeanmck26@gmail.com 



Friday, January 19, 2019, 10:00 AM.  Mark will speak on, "Fascism Today."  Location:  Weston Senior Center, 9 School Road, Weston, Ct. 06883.  Contact:  Ms. Carla Jegen, Program Coordinator, 203-222-2508  or  cjegen@westonct.gov



Monday, January 21, 2019, 11:00 AM.  For Martin Luther King's birthday, Mark will speak on the Civil Rights leader.  Location:  Sunrise Senior Living Stamford, 251 Turn of River Road, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Caitlin, 203-968-8393  or  stamford.avc@sunriseseniorlving.com 



Monday, January 21, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present the third of a four-talk set, "The American Gulag," to mark the 400th anniversary of Slavery in North America.  Location:  Darien Public Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Program Director, 203-669-5254  or  marents@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 



Saturday, January 26, 2019, 2:00 PM.  Mark will continue his geography series on Germany:  "Germany, World War I."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct., 06905.  Contact:  Ms. Katherine Caraballo, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  of  katherine.caraballo@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, January 28, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will conclude the four-talk set, "The American Gulag," to mark the 400th anniversary of Slavery in North America.  Location:  Darien Public Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact, Ms. Mallory Arents, Program Director, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org



Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 1:30 PM.  Mark will offer an "Analysis of the Mid-Term Elections."  Location:  Watermark East Hills, 611 East Hills Road, Southbury, Ct. 06488.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Granata, Community Life Director, 203-262-6868  or  LCGranata@watermarkcommunities.com



Thursday, January 31, 2019, 9:30 AM.  Mark will present, "The Business Plot or American Putsch;" the Wall Street-Fascist plot against President Franklin D. Roosevelt, based off the transcript of the McCormack-Dickstein Committee of 1934, the first House of Un-American Activities Committee.  Location:  Saugatuck Congregational Church, 245 Westport Avenue, Westport, Ct. 06880.  Contcact:  Westport Y's Men, Mr. Jay Dirnberger, Program Director, jaydirnberger@gmail.com  or  203-856-4321



Saturday, February, 2, 2019, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present a Valentine's Day special:  Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, A Love Story.  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, 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 



Saturday, February 9, 2019, 2:00 PM.  For Valentine's Day, Mark will present a love story:  "Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Germany."  A marriage that would produce nine children and a plethora of grandchildren, which would staff many of the royal houses of Europe.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct. 06905, Stamford, Ct., 06905.  Contact:  Ms. Katherine Caraballo, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4551  or  katherine.caraballo@atriaseniorliving.com



Monday, February 11, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present the first of a four-talk set on "Adolf Hitler," to mark the 130th anniversary of the Fuhrer's birth.  Location:  Darien Public Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Program Director, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org 



Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present, for Valentine's Day, "A Love Story:  Queen Victoria and Price Albert of Sax-Coburg and Gotha."  Location:  Weston Senior Center, 9 School Road, Weston, Ct. 06883.  Contact:  Ms. Carla Jegen, Program Coordinator, 203-222-2508  or  cjegen@westonct.gov



Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 10:30 AM.  Mark will begin with part 1 of a four-talk set, "Revolt of the Planters," the Confederacy as a Revolution.  Location:  Watermark 3030 Park, 3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Ct. 06604.  Contact:  Ms. Cindy McGuire, Program Director, 203-374-5611  or  CMcguire@watermarkcommunities.com



Thursday, February 14, 2019, 10:30 AM.  A Valentine's Day special:  A Love Story:  Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Germany.  Location:  Norwalk Senior Center, 11 Allen Road, Norwalk, Ct. 06851.  Contact:  Ms. Jane Wenk, Program Manager, 203-847-3115, ext. 108  or  mow@norwalksc.org



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



Saturday, February 16, 2019, 1:00 PM.  Mark will present "Battleship Connecticut and the Great White Fleet."  Location:  Berlin-Peck Memorial Library, 234 Kensington Road, Berlin, Ct. 06037.  Contact:  Ms. Carrie Tyszka, Head of Reference and Adult Services, 1;860-828-7120  or  ctyszka@berlinpeck.org 



Monday, February 18, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present the second of a four-talk set on "Adolf Hitler," to mark the 130th anniversary of the Fuhrer's birth.  Location:  Darien Public Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Program Director, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org 



Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 3:00 PM.  For Valientine's Day, Mark will present a love story, "Queen Victoria and Prince Albert."  Location:  Spring Meadows Trumbull, 6949 Main Street, Trumbull, Ct. 06611.  Contact:  Ms. Lisa Grioli, Program Director, 203-761-0006  or  lgrioli@captialseniorliving.net



Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 7:00 PM.  Mark will conduct a Current Events discussion at the Darien Library, which will continue every month.  Topic for this session:  Immigration and the Southern border.  Location:  Darien Public Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sheary, Events Coordinator, 203-669-5354  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



Thursday, February 21, 2019, 6:30 PM.  Mark will present a love story of Valentine's Day:  Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Germany.  Location:  Benchmark Senior Living in Hamden, 35 Hamden Hills Drive, Hamden, Ct. 06518.  Contact:  Ms. Cynthia Herrara, Program Assistant, 203-238-1864  or cherrara@benchmarkquality.com



Saturday, February 23, 2019, 2:00 PM.  Mark will continue his geography series on Germany:  Germany:  1919-1945."  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, February 25, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present the second of a four-talk set on "Adolf Hitler,"  to mark the 130th anniversary of the Fuhrer's birth.  Location:  Darien Public Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Program Director, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org



Tuesday, February 27, 2019, 1:30 PM.  For Valentine's Day, mark will present a love story:  Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Sax-Coburg and Gotha.  Location:  Watermark East Hills, 611 East Hills Road, Southbury, Ct., 06488.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Granata, Community Life Director, 203-262-6868  or  LCGranata@watermarkcommunities.com



Saturday, March 2, 2019, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present for Women's History Month, Harriet Tubman.  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, March 4, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will conclude the four-talk set on "Adolf Hitler," to mark the 130th anniversary of the Fuhrer's birth.  Location:  Darien Public Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Program Director, 203-669-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org 



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



Thursday, March 7, 2019, 10:30 AM.  Mark sill speak on, "Fascism Today."  Location:  Norwalk Senior Center, 11 Allen Road, Norwalk, Ct. 06851.  Contact:  Ms. Jane Wenk, 203-847-3115, ext. 108  or  mow@norwalksc.org



Saturday, March 9, 2019, 2:00 PM.  For Women's History Month, Harriet Tubman.  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



Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 10:00 AM.  For Women's History Month, Mark will present, "Harriet Tubman."  Location:  Weston Senior Center, 9 School Road, Weston, Ct. 06883.  Contact:  Ms. Carla Jegen, 203-222-2508  or  cjegen@westonct.gov



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, 1:30 PM.  Mark will speak on, "Fascism Today."  Location:  Watermark East Hills, 611 East Hills Road, Southbury, Ct., 06488.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Granata, Community Life Director, 203-262-6868  or  LCGranta@watermarkcommunities.com



Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "Fascism Today."  Location:  Spring Meadows Trumbull, 6949 Main Street, Trumbull, Ct., 06611.  Contact:  Ms. Lisa Grioli, Program Director, 203-761-0006  or  lgrioli@capitalseniorliving.net



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 20, 2019, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present part 2 of a four-talk set, "Revolt of the Planters," the Confederacy as a Revolution.  Location:  Watermark 3030 Park, 3030 Park Avenue, Bridgepoert, Ct. 06604.  Contact:  Ms. Cindy McGuire, Program Director, 203-374-5611  or  CMcguire@watermarkcommunities.com



Saturday, March 23, 2019, 2:00 PM.  Current Event:  Immigration and the Southern Border.  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



Sunday, March 24, 2019, 9:30 AM.  Mark will present, "Golda Meir."  Location:  Temple Beth-El, 350 Roxbury Road, Stamford, Ct., 06902.  Contact:  Ms. Karen Resnick kmr925@sbcglobal.net or Ms. Leslie Heyison, lheyison@gmail.com or 203-422-6901.



Mark will be teaching, Jihad! or Holy War, on Monday mornings at the Lapham Center in New Canaan.  Classes will be on Monday, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM.  Dates are as follows:  3/25, 4/1, 4/8, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13 and 5/20.  Location:  Lapham Center, P.O. Box 83, Waveny Park, South Avenue, New Canaan, Ct. 06840.  Contact:  Ms. Agata Aspinwall, Program Manager, 203-594-3620  or  agata.aspinwall@newcanaanct.gov       


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Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 11:00 AM.  Mark will commemorate Women's History Month with, "Helen Keller . . . as a Socialist."  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, March 29, 2019, 7:00 PM.  Will speak on Golda Meir, for the CHJ or Congregation for Humanistic Judaism of Fairfield County.  Event location:  407 Lockwood Road, Fairfield, Ct., 06825.  Contact:  Ms. Emily Shufrin, Program Director, chjctprograms@gmail.com



Monday, April 1, 2019, 6:30 PM.  Mark will present, for the 130th anniversary of the dictator's birth, Adolf Hitler.  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, April 2, 2019, 10:00 AM.  Mark will speak on Adolf Hitler, for the 130th anniversary of the dictator's birth.  Location:  Weston Senior Center, 9 School Road, Weston, Ct. 06883.  Contact:  Ms. Carla Jegen, Program Coordinator, 203-222-2508  or  cjegen@westonct.gov



Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 3:00 PM.  For the 130th anniversary of Adolf Hitler's birthday, April 20, 1889, Mark will speak on Adolf Hitler.  Location:  Spring Meadows Trumbull, 6949 Main Street, Trumbull, Ct. 06611.  Contact:  Ms. Lisa Grioli, Program Director, 203-761-0006  or  lgrioli@capitalseniorliving.net



Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 11:00 AM.  Mark will speak on Adolf Hitler, for the 130th 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, April 4, 2019, 10:30 AM.  Mark will speak on Adolf Hitler for the 130th anniversary of the dictator's birth.  Location:  Norwalk Senior Center, 11 Allen Road, Norwalk, Ct. 06851.  Contact:  Ms. Jane Wenk, Program Manager, 203-847-3115, ext. 108  or  mow@norwalksc.org



Friday, April 5, 2019, 10:30 AM.  Mark will speak on Adolf Hitler for the 130th anniversary of the dictator's birth.  Location:  Brookdale Senior Living Wilton, 96 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct., 06897.  Contact:  Ms. Alison Markiewitz, Resident Programs Coordinator, 203-761-6663  or  amarkiewitz@brookdale.com 



Saturday, April 6, 2019, 2:00 PM.  April 20 marks the 130th anniversary of Adolf Hitler's birth.  Mark will speak on the Nazi leader.  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, April 8, 2019, 6:30 PM.  Mark will present, "The Versailles Treaty . . . False Promise."  Location:  International Executive Resources Group, Inc., 3 Landmark Square, Stamford, Ct.  Contact:  Mr. Peter Wrampe, 203-762-1270 or  pwrampe@gmail.com 



Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 1:30 PM.  For Holocaust Remembrance Month, Mark will speak on, "Hitler and his Hatred for Jewish People."  Location:  Watermark East Hills, 611 East Hills Road, Southbury, Ct. 06468.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Granata, Community Life Director, 203-262-6868  or  LCGranata@watermarkcommunities.com



Friday, April 12, 2019, 1:30 PM.  Mark will speak on Adolf Hitler, for the 130th anniversary of the dictator's birth.  Location:  Brighton Gardens of Stamford, 59 Roxbury Road, Stamford, Ct., 06902.  Contact:  Ms. Denise Odena, Activities and Volunteer Coordinator, 203-322-2100, ext. 2056  or  stamfordbg.avc@sunriseseniorliving.com



Saturday, April 13, 2019, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on Adolf Hitler, for the 130th anniversary of the dictator's birth, April 20, 1889.  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



Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present part 3 of a four-talk set, "Revolt of the Planters," the Confederacy as a Revolution.  Location:  Watermark 3030 Park, 3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Ct. 06604.  Contact:  Ms. Cindy McGuire, Program Director, 203-374-5611  or  CMcguire@watermarkcommunities.com



Thursday, April 18, 2019, 10:00 AM.  Mark will speak on the Meaning of Adolf Hitler, for the 130th anniversary of the dictator's birth.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Rye Brook, 1200 King Street, Rye Brook, NY., 10573.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Hart, Engage Life Director, 914-939-7951  or  stephanie.hart@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 



Friday, April 19, 2019, 4:00 PM.  Mark will present, A Love Story:  Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.  Location:  Edgehill Senior Living Stamford, 122 Palmer's Hill Road, Stamford, Ct. 06902.  Contact:  Ms. Mary Camilli Bernat, Director of Activities, 203-595-2322  or  mcamillibernat@benchmarkquality.com 



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 



Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 11:00 AM.  Mark will offer another geography talk, "Oil and Gas Pipelines."  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 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 



Saturday, April 27, 2019, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "Fascism Today."  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



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



Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 11:00 AM.  Mark will mark the 400th anniversary of Dutch traders bringing the first 20 Blacks to American shores with the "Geography of the Slave Trade."  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 2, 2019, 10:30 AM.  Mark will speak on a current event topic, Immigration on the Southern Border.  Location:  Norwalk Senior Center, 11 Allen Road, Norwalk, Ct., 06851.  Contact:  Ms. Jane Wenk, Program Manager, 203-847-3115, ext. 108  or  mow@norwalksc.org



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



Friday, May 3, 2019, 10:00 AM.  Mark will speak on the immigration situation on the Southern Border.  Location:  Weston Senior Center, Weston, Ct., 9 School Road, Weston, Ct. 06883.  Contact:  Ms. Carla Jegen, Program Coordinator, 203-222-2508  or  cjegen@westonct.gov



Friday, May 3, 2019, 1:30 PM.  Mark will speak about Helen Keller, as  Socialist.  Location:  Atria Larson Place, 1450 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, Ct. 06517.  Contact:  Ms. Nancy Shea, Engage Life Director, 203-248-8880, ext. 618, nancy.shea@atriaseniorliving.com



Saturday, May 4, 2019, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present a Current Event:  TBD.  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 6, 2019, 6:30 PM.  Mark will give a talk on the Islamic period of fasting, Ramadan.  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 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



Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will speak on, "Helen Keller:  Connecticut Socialist."  Location:  Spring Meadows Trumbull, 6949 Main Street, Trumbull, Ct., 06473.  Contact:  Ms. Lisa Grioli, Program Director, 203-261-0006  or  lgrioli@capitalseniorliving.net



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



Friday, May 10,2019, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present a Current Event:  Immigration of America's Southern Border.  Location:  Weston Senior Center, 9 School Road, Weston, Ct. 06883.  Contact:  Ms. Carla Jegen, Program Coordinator, 203-222-2508  or  cjegen@westonct.gov



Friday, May 10, 2019, 1:30 PM.  Mark will present the first of a two-talk set on Saudi Arabia.  Location:  Westport Senior Center, 21 Imperial Avenue, Westport, Ct. 06880.  Contact:  Ms. Jean McGurk, jeanmck26@gmail.com or Ms. Denise Puskas, Administrative Assistant, 203-341-5095 or  DPUSKAS@westportct.gov



Saturday, May 11, 2019, 2:00 PM.  For Memorial Day:  A talk on V-E Day, May 7, 1945.  Location:  Atria Senior Living Stamford, 77 Third Street, Stamford, Ct., 06905.  Contact:  Ms. Katherine Caraballo, Engage Life Director, 203-327-4550  or  katherine.caraballo@atriaseniorliving.com



Monday, May 13, 2018, 1:30 PM.  Mark will speak on "Immigration and the Southern Border."  Location:  Watermark East Hills, 611 East Hills Road, Southbury, Ct., 06488.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Granata, Community Life Director, 203-262-6868  or  LCGranata@watermarkcommunities.com



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



Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 10:30 AM.  Mark will conclude his four-talk set, "Revolt of the Planters," the Confederacy as a Revolution.  Location:  Watermark 3030 Park, 3030 park Avenue, Bridgeport, Ct. 06604.  Contact:  Ms. Cindy McGuire, Program Director, 203-374-5611  or  CMcguire@watermarkcommunities.com



Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 1:30 PM.  Mark will speak on the "Essence of the Communist Manifesto."  Location:  Watermark East Hills, 611 East Hills Road, Southbury, Ct., 06468.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Granata, Community Life Director, 203-262-6868  or  LCGranata@watermarkcomminities.com



Thursday, May 16, 2019, 10:00 AM.  Mark will speak on, "Immigration and the Southern Border."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Rye Brook, 1200 King Street, Rye Brook, NY., 10573.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Hart, Engage Life Director, 914-939-7951  or  stephanie.hart@atriaseniorliving.com



Friday, May 17, 2019, 1:30 PM.  Mark will present the second of a two-talk set on Saudi Arabia.  Location:  Westport Senior Center, 21 Imperial Avenue, Westprt, Ct. 06880.  Contact:  Ms. Jean McGurk, jeanmck26@gmail.com  or Ms. Denise Puskas, Administrative Assistant, 203-341-5095  or  DPUSKAS@westportct.gov   



Monday, May 20, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present part 1 of a four-talk set, Revolt of the Planters, the Confederacy as a Revolution from the Right.  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, 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 



Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 11:00 AM.  Mark will continue the geography of slavery in American with, the "Geography of the Underground Railroad."  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 23, 2019, 6:30 PM.  Mark will speak on the 130th anniversary of Adolf Hitler's birth and his impact on the 20th century.  Location:  Benchmark Senior Living in Hamden, 35 Hamden Hills Drive, Hamden, Ct. 06518.  Contact:  Ms. Cynthia Herrara, Program Assistant, 203-238-1864  or  cherrara@benchmarkquality.com



Friday, May 24, 2019, 11:00 AM.  Mark will present the Versailles Treaty for the 100th anniversary of this accord.  Location:  Sunrise Senior Living Stamford, 251 Turn of River Road, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Caitlin, 203-968-8393  or  stamford.avc@sunriseseniorliving.com



Saturday, May 25, 2019, 2:00 PM.  For Memorial Day:  A talk on V-J Day, September 2, 1945.  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



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



Thursday, May 30, 2019, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on the Korean War.  Location:  North Haven Memorial Library, 17 Elm Street, North Haven, Ct., 06473.  Contact:  Ms. Shauna De Stefano, Reference Librarian, 203-239-5803  or  sdestefano@northhavenlibrary.net



Friday, May 31, 2019, 4:00 PM.  Mark will present, the 100th anniversary of the Versailles Treaty.  Location:  Edgehill Senior Living Stamford, 122 Palmers Hill Road, Stamford, Ct., 06902.  Contact:  Ms. Mary Camilli-Bernat, Activities Director, 203-323-2302  or  mcamillibernat@benchmarkquality.com



Saturday, June 1, 2019, 2:00 PM.  For the 100th anniversary, Mark will speak on the Versailles Treaty.  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 2, 2019, 10:30 AM.  Mark will commence the first of a four-talk set, American Gulag, to mark the 400th anniversary of Dutch traders bringing the first 20 Blacks to North America as "laborers."  Location:  Watermark 3030 Park, 3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Ct. 06604.  Contact:  Ms. Cindy McGuire, Programs Director, 203-734-5611 or cmcguire@watermarkcommunities.com



Monday, June 3, 2019, 10:30 AM.  Mark will commence the series, "American Gulag," as a history of Slavery to mark the 400th anniversary of Dutch traders bringing the first 20 Blacks to North America as "laborers."  Location:  Lapham Center, Waveny Park, New Canaan, Ct., 06840.  Contact:  Ms. Agata Aspinwall, Program Manager, 203-594-3620  or  Agata.Aspinwall@newcanaanct.gov



Monday, June 3, 2019, 6:45 PM.  Mark will speak on the Versailles Treaty, for the centennial of this history-making accord.  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, June 4, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present, "The Versailles Treaty," for the 100th anniversary of this history-making accord.  Location:  Spring Meadows Trumbull. 6949 Main Street, Trumbull, Ct., 06473.  Contact:  Ms. Lisa Grioli, Program Director, 203-261-0006.



Thursday, June 6, 2019, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present the Versailles Treaty, for the 100th anniversary of this document.  Location:  Norwalk Senior Center, 11 Allen Road, Norwalk, Ct., 06851.  Contact:  Ms. Jane Wenk, Program Manager, 203-847-3115, ext. 108  or  mow@norwalksc.org



Thursday, June 6, 2019, 6:30 PM.  Mark will present the Versailles Treaty for the centennial of this 20th century document of importance.  Location:  Benchmark Senior Living in Hamden, 35 Hamden Hills Drive, Hamden, Ct. 06518.  Contact:  Ms. Cynthia Herrara, Program Assistant, 203-238-1864  or  cherrara@benchmarkquality.com 



Friday, June 7, 2019, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present, "The Versailles Treaty," for the centennial of this history-making document.  Location:  Weston Senior Center, 9 School Road, Weston, Ct. 06883.  Contact:  Ms. Carla Jegen, Program Coordinator, 203-222-2508  or cjegen@westonct.gov



Monday, June 10, 2019, 10:30 AM.  Mark will continue "American Gulag," with the second of the four-talk set relating the 400-year history of Slavery.  Location:  Lapham Center, Waveny Park, New Canaan, Ct., 06840.  Contact:  Ms. Agata Aspinwall, Program Manager, 203-594-3620  or  Agata.Aspinwall@newcanaanct.gov



Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 1:30 PM.  Mark will commemorate the centennial of the Versailles Treaty.  Location:  Watermark East Hills, 611 East Hills Road, Southbury, Ct., 06468.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Granata, Community Life Director, 203-262-6868  or  LCGranata@watermarkcommunities.com



Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 11:00 AM.  To mark the 100th anniversary of the Versailles Treaty, Mark will take a look at Europe prior to the treaty with a geographic approach, featuring Europe and the Ottoman Empire prior and during World War I.  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, June 13, 2019, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present the "Centennial of the Versailles Treaty."  Location:  Atria Senior Living Rye Brook, 1200 King Street, Rye Brook, NY., 10573.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Hart, Engage Life Director, 914-939-7951  or  stephanie.hart@atriaseniorliving.com 



Friday, June 14, 2019, 10:30 AM.  Mark will speak on the Versailles Treaty for the 100th anniversary of this history-making accord.  Location:  Brookdale Senior Living Wilton, 96 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct. 06897.  Ms. Alison Markiewitz, Resident Programs Coordinator, 203-761-6663  or  amarkiewitz@brookdale.com



Monday, June 17, 2019, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present talk number 3 of the four-talk set, "American Gulag," relating the 400-year history of Slavery.  Location:  Lapham Center, Waveny Park, New Canaan, Ct. 06840.  Contact:  Ms. Agata Aspinwall, Program Manager, 203-594-3620  or Agata.Aspinwall@newcanaanct.gov



Monday, June 17, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present part 2, of a four-talk set, Revolt of the Planters, the Confederacy as a Revolution from the Right.  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, 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 



Monday, June 24, 2019, 10:30 AM.  Mark will conclude the four-talk set on the "American Gulag," in a chronicle of the 400-year history of Slavery.  Location:  Lapham Center, Waveny park, New Canaan, Ct. 06840.  Contact:  Ms. Agata Aspinwall, Program Manager, 203-594-3620  or  Agata.Aspinwall@newcanaanct.gov



Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 11:00 AM.  Mark will continue a geographic look at the Versailles Treaty with maps following the political changes in 1918 and 1919.  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, June 26, 2019,  2:00 PM.  Mark will present, the Versailles Treaty, to mark the centennial of this document which ended the 1914-1918 conflict.  Location:  Wilton Senior center, 180 school Road, Wilton, Ct., 06897.  Contact:  Ms. Stephanie Belcher, Social Services Activities Coordinator, 203-834-6240  or  stephanie.belcher@wiltonct.gov



Monday, July 1, 2019, 6:45 PM.  Mark will present, Article of Faith, about the Declaration of Independence.  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 3, 2019, 11:00 AM.  Mark will present, "Article of Faith," the Declaration of Independence.  Location:  Sunrise Senior Living Stamford, 251 Turn of River Road, Stamford, Ct. 06905.  Contact:  Caitlin, 203-968-8393  or  stamford.avc@sunriseseniorliving.com



Saturday, July 6, 2019, 2:00 PM.  Mark will speak on 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 8, 2019, 1:30 PM.  Mark will present, Article of Faith, about the Declaration of Independence.  Location:  Watermark East Hill, 611 East Hill Road, Southbury, Ct., 06468.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Granata, Community Life Director, 203-262-6868  or LCGranata@watermarkcommunities.com



Thursday, July 11, 2019, 6:15 PM.  Mark will speak on, "How Adolf Hitler took Power."  Location:  Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, East haven, Ct. 06512.  Contact:  Ms. Fawn Gillespie, Program Librarian, 203-468-3890  or  fgillespie@hagamanlibrary.org 



Monday, July 15, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present part 3, of a four-talk set, Revolt of the Planters, the Confederacy as a Revolution from the Right.  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



Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present the second of a four-talk set, American Gulag, to mark the 400th anniversary of Dutch traders bringing the first 20 Blacks to North America as "laborers."  Location:  Watermark 3030 Park, 3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Ct. 06604.  Contact:  Ms. Cindy McGuire, Programs Director, 203-734-5611  or  cmcguire@watermarkcommunities.com



Mark will be teaching a short summer course at Norwalk Community College.  To mark the 400th anniversary of Dutch traders bringing the first 20 Blacks to North America as "laborers" in 1619, Mark will present a four-week course on Slavery titled, "American Gulag."  Location:  Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Ct. 06854.  Contact:  The Lifetime Learners Institute, Room W102, 203-857-3330  or  info@lifetimelearners.org  Course is scheduled for Thursdays, 1:00-2:50 PM, July 18, 25, August 1 and 8. 


"Click here" for the course description and syllabus.



Friday, July 19, 2019, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present "Article of Faith," the Declaration of Independence.  Location:  Brookdale Senior Living Wilton, 96 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct. 06897.  Contact:  Ms. Alison Markiewitz, Resident Programs Coordinator, 203-761-6663  or  amarkiewitz@brookdale.com



Monday, July 22, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will speak on the Declaration of Independence.  Location:  Spring Meadows Trumbull, 6949 Main Street, Trumbull, Ct., 06473.  Contact:  Ms. Lisa Grioli, Program Director, 203-261-0006 or lgrioli@capitalseniorliving.net



Saturday, August 3, 2019, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present, Benedict Arnold.  Location:  The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road, Wilton, Ct. 06897.  Contact:  Ms. Carmela Tornatore, Director or Resident Engagement, 203-761-1191, ext. 24  or  ctornatore@thegreensat cannondale.com



Monday, August 5, 2019, 6:45 PM.  Mark will speak on, Benedict Arnold.  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 6, 2019, 1:30 PM.  Mark will present, Benedict Arnold.  Location:  Watermark East Hill, 611 East Hill Road, Southbury, Ct., 06468.  Contact:  Ms. Lauren Granata, Community Life Director, 203-262-6868  or  LCGranata@watermarkcommunities.com 



Monday, August 19, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will conclude with the final of a four-talk set, Revolt of the Planters, the Confederacy as a Revolution from the Right.  Location:  Goshen Public Library, 42B North Street, Goshen, Ct., 06756.  Contact:  Ms. Lynn Barker Steinmayer, Library Director, 860-3234, ext. 3,  or  director@goshenpublib.org



Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will speak on Benedict Arnold.  Location:  Spring Meadows Trumbull, 6949 Main Street, Trumbull, Ct., 06473.  Contact:  Ms. Lisa Grioli, Program Director, 203-261-0006  or  lgrioli@capitalseniorliving.net.



Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present the third of a four-talk set, American Gulag, to mark the 400th anniversary of Dutch traders bringing the first 20 Blacks to North America as "laborers."   Location:  Watermark 3030 Park, 3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Ct. 06604.  Contact:  Ms. Cindy McGuire, Programs Director, 203-734-5611  or  cmcguire@watermarkcommunities.com



Friday, August 23, 2019, 10:00 AM.  Mark will present, "The Business Plot," the coup attempt against President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933-1934.  Location:  New Canaan Men's Club, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 111 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, Ct. 06840.  Contact:  Mr. Peter Eldridge, peterbeldridge@gmail.com 



Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 11:00 AM.  Mark will speak on, "The Rise of Stalin."  Location:  The Greenwich Retired Men's Association, First Presbyterian Church, One West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, Ct. 06832.  Contact:  Mr. Stephen Boies, sbboies@mac.com  or  info@greenwichRMA.org



Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will commence a four-talk set, Fascism.  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



Monday, September 9, 2019, 6:30 PM.  Mark will present, "Battleship Connecticut and the Round-the-World Cruise of the Great White Fleet.  Location:  Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Avenue, Derby, Ct., 06418.  Contact:  Ms. Patricia Sweeney, Program Director, 203-734-1492  or  psweeney@biblio.org



Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 10:30 AM.  Mark will present the final of a four-talk set, American Gulag, to mark the 400th anniversary of Dutch traders bringing the first 20 Blacks to North America as "laborers."  Location:  Watermark 3030 Park, 3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Ct. 06604.  Contact:  Ms. Cindy McGuire, Programs Director, 203-734-5611  or  cmcguire@watermarkcommunities.com



Monday, September 16, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will continue, with part 2, of a four-talk set on Fascism.  Location:  Darien Public Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Program Director, 203-662-5254 or marents@darienlibrary.org



Monday, September 23, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present week 3, of a four-talk set, Fascism.  Location:  Darien Public Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Program Director, 203-662-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org



Saturday, September 28, 2019, 2:00 PM.  Mark will present, "Making Society Work for the Few."  A look into how America's Royalty has created the American Corporate Socialist State.  Location:  North Haven Memorial Library, 17 Elm Street,, North Haven, Ct., 06473.  Contact:  Ms. Shauna DeStafano, Reference Librarian, 203-239-5803  or sdestafano@northhavenlibrary.net



Monday, September 30, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will conclude, with the final presentation, of a four-talk set on Fascism.  Location:  Darien Public Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, 203-662-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org 



Monday, October 14, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will continue with part 2, of a four-talk set, Fascism.  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



Monday, October 21, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will commence a four-talk set to mark the 230th anniversary of the French Revolution.  Location:  Darien Public Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact: Ms. Mallory Arents, Program Director, 203-662-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org



Monday, October 28, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will continue with part 2, of his four-talk set to mark the 230th anniversary of the French Revolution.  Location:  Darien Public Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Program Director, 203-662-5254   or  marents@darienlibrary.org



Monday, November 4, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will present week 3, of a four-talk set commemorating the 230th anniversary of the French Revolution.  Location:  Darien Public Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, ct., 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Program Director, 203-662-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org



Monday, November 11, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will conclude the his series for the 230th anniversary of the French Revolution, the last of a four-talk set.  Location:  Darien Public Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien, Ct. 06820.  Contact:  Ms. Mallory Arents, Program Director, 203-662-5254  or  marents@darienlibrary.org 



Monday, November 18, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will continue with part 3, of a four-talk set, Fascism.  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



Monday, December 9, 2019, 3:00 PM.  Mark will conclude with the final of a four-talk set, Fascism.  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 


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