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The following appearances have been scheduled so far:


November :


-Monday, November 11th, 2019 at 7 p.m.: Berlin at 30! Celebrating the Fall of the Wall at the Schaumburg Public Library in Schaumburg, IL 

-Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Berlin at 30! Celebrating the Fall of the Wall at Friendship Village in Schaumburg, IL
 
-Thursday, November 14th, 2019 at 10.30 a.m.: private event, The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall in Illinois 

-Thursday, November 14th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Berlin at 30! Celebrating the Fall of the Wall at Oakton Community College (Emeritus Program, Passport Lecture Series) Skokie, IL 

-Thursday, November 14th, 2019 at 7 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the Brookfield Public Library in Brookfield, IL 

-Friday, November 15th, 2019 at 11 a.m.: Berlin at 30! Celebrating the Fall of the Wall at Oakton Community College (Emeritus Program, Passport Lecture Series) Skokie, IL 


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FLORIDA LECTURE TOUR IN NOVEMBER 2019: These events have been scheduled so far: 

-Monday, November 18th, 2019 at 3 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton, FL

-Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 at 11 a.m: Operation Freedom - The Berlin Airlift at the Phoenix of Delray, FL 

-Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 at 3 p.m: Operation Freedom - The Berlin Airlift at Grand Villa Delray in Delray, FL 

-Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 at 7.30 p.m.: Operation Freedom- The Berlin Airlift at Edgewater at Boca Pointe in Boca Raton, FL 

-Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 at 3 p.m.: lecture topic tbd at Brookdale in Palm Beach Gardens, FL 

-Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 at 6 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the Mandel Public Library in West- Palm Beach, FL 
 
-Thursday, November 21st, 2019 at 3 p.m.: Germany and Israel - a story of Guilt and an unlikely Friendship at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton, FL
  
-Thursday, November 21st, 2019 at 8 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the VI in Aventura, FL  

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-Monday, November 25th, 2019 at 1.15 p.m.: Levi Strauss, the Gold Rush, and the World's most famous pair of pants for the Midwest Antique Club in Glenview (at Hackneys), IL 


December :


-Monday, December 2nd, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Everyday Life in East Germany -- a look across the border at the Garlands in Barrington, IL

-Monday, December 9th, 2019 at 6 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the ELA Senior Center in Lake Zurich, IL

-Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 at 1 p.m: Silent Heroes - the Resistance movement in Nazi Germany at the Levy Senior Center in Evanston, IL

-Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 at 2.30 p.m.: Berlin at 30! Celebrating the Fall of the Wall  at the Lodge in Northbrook, IL

-Thursday, December 12th, 2019 at 11.45 a.m.: Berlin at 30! Celebrating the Fall of the Wall at National Louis University's Lifelong Learning Department LLI in Skokie, IL (Please note: you have to be a member of LLI to participate!)  




Don't miss it!

See you there!  

(photo: announcement poster at the Northbrook Public Library, April 2009)

 Anette at the German American Heritage Center in Davenport, Iowa:



The German American Heritage Center was celebrating our event by putting their remains of the Berlin Wall on display for all attendees to see and touch! In the photo below we see part of the wide cylindrical pipes that topped the Wall to prevent an easy grip.

 

 


PAST EVENTS IN 2019


January 2019: 

Anette Isaacs' Florida Tour: 

-Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 2.30 p.m.: Levi Strauss, the Gold Rush, and the World's most famous pair of pants! at the VI in Lantana, Florida

-Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 6.30 p.m.: Berlin at 30! at the Northeast Miami Dade Aventura Library in Aventura, FL

-Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 at 12.30 p.m.: The Land of the Perpetrators - Guilt and Remembrance in Germany today at the Florida Atlantic University's OSHER Institute in Boca Raton, FL  

-Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 at 6 p.m.: "Mad" Ludwig of Bavaria - Inside the Mind and Life of Germany's Fairytale King at the West Palm Beach Public Library in West Palm Beach, FL  

-Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 2.30 p.m.: Operation Freedom - The Berlin Airlift  at VI in Aventura, FL 

-Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 7.30 p.m.: Levi Strauss, the Gold Rush, and the World's most famous pair of pants! at the ATRIA in Lake Worth, FL

-Thursday, January 10th, 2019 at 1.30 p.m.: Operation Freedom - The Berlin Airlift  at the ATRIA in Lantana, FL. 

-Thursday, January 10th, 2019 at 7.30 p.m.: From Survivors to DPs: Jews in Post War Germany at Grand Villa in Del Ray Beach, FL
 
-Friday, January 18th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: BRAND NEW PROGRAM : Checking in on Germany's current affairs at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL

-Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 at 9 a.m.: Checking in on Germany's current affairs at the Patty Turner Center Men' Club in Deerfield, IL

-Friday, January 25th, 2019 at 2 p.m.: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the invention of the automobile at the Indian Trails Library in Wheeling, IL

-Saturday, January 26th, 2019 at 7.15 p.m.: Between Normality and Terror - Everyday Life in Nazi Germany at Plymouth Place in La Grange Park, IL


February:

-Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 at 3 p.m.: The Tainted Legacy of Richard Wagner at the Michigan Shores Club in Wilmette -- for the Wagner Society of the USA 

-Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 time to be determined: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear: the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff for the Quester Group in Barrington

-Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 at noon: Never Forget -- Remembering the Holocaust in Berlin and Germany at National Louis University in Skokie, IL    


-Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: The amazing adventure of Bertha Benz and the history of the automobile at the Garlands in Barrington, IL 

-Friday, February 15th, 2019 at 2 p.m.: Levi Strauss, the Gold Rush, and the World's most famous pair of pants at the Schaumburg Library in Schaumburg, IL  

-Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Germans and Jews - Film Discussion at Harper College (please register through the LLI at Harper College) in Palatine, IL 

-Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 at 7 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the Riverside Public Library in Riverside, IL 


March:

-Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 at 6.30 p.m.: I will present background info and moderate a talk back session at the JCC Film Festival: "The Invisibles" at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie, IL 

-Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Operation Freedom- The Berlin Airlift at Oakton Community College in Skokie, IL 

-Thursday, March 7th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear: the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff at Villa Addolorata in Wheeling, IL (please register through  Harper College's LLI) 

-Sunday, March 10th, 2019 at 3.30 p.m.: I will present background info and moderate a talk back session at the JCC Film Festival: "The Last Supper" at the DEERPARK movie theater in Deer Park, IL 

-Monday, March 11th, 2019 at 1 p.m. Germans and Jews - Film Discussion at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL 

-Thursday, March 14th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: The End of the Hausfrau? German Women today! at McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, IL 

-Saturday, March 16th, 2019 at 3 p.m. and at 6 p.m.: I will present background info and moderate a talk back session at the JCC Film Festival: "The Last Supper" at the Arclight Cinema at the Glen at 3 p.m. AND at the Evanston movie theater on Maple Street at 6 p.m. 

-Monday, March 18th, 2019 at 6.30 p.m.: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile for the Questers Group of Lake Forest. Program will take place at KNAUZ automobiles in Lake Bluff, IL 

-Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 at 10 a.m.: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile for the Questers Group Inverness 

-Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 at 7.15 p.m.: Silent Heroes, the German Resistance Movement at Plymouth Place in La Grange Park, IL
 
-Thursday, March 28th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Checking in on Germany's current affairs at Friendship Village in Schaumburg (please register through Harper's LLI) 

April:

-Monday, April 1st, 2019 at 1 p.m. Checking in on Germany's current affairs at Harper College, W Building, in Palatine, IL  (please register through Harper's LLI) 

-Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Levi Strauss, the Gold Rush and the World's most famous pair of pants at Harper College, W Building in Palatine, IL (please register through Harper's LLI) 

-Thursday, April 4th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Checking in on Germany's current affairs at Oakton Community College in Skokie, IL (please register through Oakton's Emeritus program) 

-Friday, April 5th, 2019 at 11 a.m.: Checking in on Germany's current affairs at Oakton Community College in Skokie, IL (please register through Oakton's Emeritus program)

-Friday, April 5th, 2019 at 2 p.m.: Checking in on Germany's current affairs at the VI in Glenview, IL 


-Monday, April 8th, 2019 at 7.45 p.m.: Checking in on Germany's current affairs at Mather Evanston (private event) in Evanston, IL 

-Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Checking in on Germany's current affairs at the Garlands in Barrington (for Harper College, please register through Harper's LLI)

-Thursday, April 11th, 2019 at 9.30 p.m.:  Germans and Jews -- Film Discussion at the College of Lake County in Vernon Hills, IL (Please register through CLC's adult education program)

-Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Levi Strauss, the Gold Rush, and the World's most famous pair of pants at Brookfield Library in Brookfield, IL

-Monday, April 22nd, 2019 at 7 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the Wheaton Public Library in Wheaton, IL 

-Thursday, April 25th, 2019 at 11.45 a.m.: Nazi Hunter Fritz Bauer - A Heroic Story at National Louis University in Skokie, IL 

-Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 at 7.30 p.m.:  Never Forget: Remembering the Holocaust in Berlin and Germany at the Mount Prospect Public Library in Mount Prospect, IL 

 May :

-Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 at 7 p.m.:  Silent Heroes: the Resistance Movement in Nazi Germany at the Palatine Public Library in Palatine, IL

-Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 at 7 p.m.: Levi Strauss, the Gold Rush, and the World's most famous pair of pants at the Eisenhower Library in Norrirdge, IL

-Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Levi Strauss, the Gold Rush, and the World's most famous pair of pants at McHenry County College (register through the College's Lifelong Learning Program) in Crystal Lake, IL 

-Thursday, May 9th, 2019 at 10 a.m.: Levi Strauss, the Gold Rush, and the World's most famous pair of pants at Friendship Village in Schaumburg, IL 

-Saturday, May 11th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Operation Freedom- The Berlin Airlift at the Oswego Public Library in Oswego, IL 

-Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 at 2 p.m.: From Guest Workers to Citizens: The Turkish Minority in Germany at the VI in Glenview, IL 

-Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: From Guest Workers to Citizens: The Turkish Minority in Germany at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL 


June :

-Saturday, June 1st, 2019 at 1 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the Oswego Public Library in Oswego, IL 

-Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 at 9 a.m.: Levi Strauss, the Gold Rush, and the World's most famous pair of pants at the Patty Turner Center in Deerfield, IL 

-Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 at 7 p.m.: Levi Strauss, the Gold Rush and the World's most famous pair of pants at the Glenview Public Library in Glenview, IL 

-Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Operation Freedom -- The Berlin Airlift at the Garlands in Barrington, IL

-Thursday, June 20th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Never Forget- Remembering the Holocaust in Berlin and Germany at Oakton Community College in Skokie, IL (register through the Emeritus program) 

-Monday, June 24th, 2019 at 3 p.m.: Kennedy in Berlin at the Mather in Wilmette, IL (for residents only)

-Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Operation Freedom- the Berlin Airlift at Elmhurst Place in Elmhurst, IL (for residents only) 

-Thursday, June 27th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Checking in on Germany's current affairs at the College of Lake County (please register through the College's Lifelong Learning Program) 


July :

-Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: From Guest Workers to Citizens -- the Turkish Minority in Germany at Harper College (Lifelong Learning Program) at the main Campus in Palatine, IL 

-Wednesday, July 10th, 2019 at 10 a.m.: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear - the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff for the Questers Group of Inverness

-Thursday, July 11th, 2019 at 1 p.m. Women in the Third Reich at McHenry Country College in Crystal Lake, IL (register through the College's Lifelong Learning program) 

-Friday, July 12th, 2019 at 2 p.m.: Women in the Third Reich at the VI in Glenview, IL 

-Sunday, July 14th, 2019 at 1.30 p.m.: Operation Freedom - The Berlin Airlift at Presence Resurrection Retirement Home in Chicago, IL 

-Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Silent Heroes -- the German Resistance movement at Oakton Community College in Skokie, IL (Passages Lecture Series) 

-Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 at 10 a.m.: Germany's Liquid Bread - a refreshing look at the history of Beer! at Friendship Village in Schaumburg, IL 

-Thursday, July 18th, 2019 at 7 p.m.: Silent Heroes -- the German Resistance movement at the Schaumburg Public Library in Schaumburg, IL 

-Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 morning: I will be presenting two of my programs to Grand EDventures from Florida. 

-Thursday, July 25th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: From Guest workers to Citizens -- the Turkish Minority in Germany at the College of Lake County (please register through the College's Lifelong Learning Program)

-Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Everyday Life in East Germany- A look across the border at Harper College in Palatine, IL (Main Campus) 

-Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Levi Strauss, the Gold Rush, and the world's most famous pair of pants at Dickinson Hall (Lake Forest Senior Center) in Lake Forest, IL 


August :

-Thursday, August 1st, 2019 at 2 p.m.: Berlin at 30! Celebrating the Fall of the Wall at the Moorings of Arlington Heights, IL

-Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 at 10 a.m.: Levi Strauss and the world's most famous pair of pants at the North Shore Senior Center -- Men's Club
 
-Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 at 7 p.m.: Operation Freedom- The Berlin Airlift at Chestnut Court in the Glen, Glenview, IL 

-Friday, August 9th, 2019 at 2 p.m.: Silent Heroes -- The Resistance Movement in Nazi Germany at the Glen in Glenview, IL

-Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 1 p.m.: The Germans and their Fuehrer -- Insights into a mutual obsession at North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL

-Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: The Woman behind the Teddy bear-- the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff at the Garlands in Barrington, IL 

-Thursday, August 15th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Everyday Life in East-Germany -- a look across the border at McHenry County College  in Crystal Lake, IL 

-Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Operation Freedom -- The Berlin Airlift at the Arlington Heights Senior Center in Arlington Heights, IL
 
-Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 at 7 p.m.: YIVO Summer Lecture Series: Silent Heroes -- the Resistance Movement in Nazi Germany at the Morton Grove Public Library in Morton Grove, IL   

-Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 2 p.m.: Berlin at 30! Celebrating the Fall of the Wall at the Moorings in Arlington Heights (for residents only) in Arlington Heights, IL 

September :

-Thursday, September 5th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Everyday Life in East-Germany -- a look across the border at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL

-Thursday, September 12th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: From Guestworkers to Citizens-- the Turkish Minority in Germany  at McHenry County College  in Crystal Lake, IL

-Friday, September 13th, 2019 at 2 p.m.: Germany's Liquid Bread -- a refreshing look at the history of Beer at the VI in Glenview, IL 

-Wednesday, September 18th, 2019: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear: the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff  -- Retired Teachers of Crystal Lake, IL

-Saturday, September 21st, 2019 at 7.15 p.m.: Everyday Life in East Germany - a look across the border at Plymouth Place in La Grange, IL 

-Monday, September 23rd, 2019 at 3 p.m.: Berlin at 30! Celebrating the Fall of the Wall at the Mather in Wilmette, IL

-Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 at 7 p.m.: Germany's Liquid Bread -- a refreshing look at the history of Beer at the Fremont Library in Mundelein, IL
October :

-Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 at 11 a.m.: Germany's Liquid Bread -- a refreshing look at the history of Beer at the Garlands in Barrington, IL 

-Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 at 7 p.m.: Germany's Liquid Bread - a refreshing look at the history of Beer at the Cary Public Library in Cary, IL 

-Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 at 10 a.m.: Levi Strauss, der Goldrausch und die beruehmteste Hose der Welt at the Columbia Club in Chicago, IL (lecture will be given in German)
 
-Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Operation Freedom- the Berlin Airlift at the Clarendon Algonquin in Algonquin, IL (for McHenry County College) 

-Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 at 7 p.m.: Germany's Liquid Bread -- a refreshing look at the history of Beer at the Des Plaines Public Library in Des Plaines, IL  

-Thursday, October 10th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Everyday Life in East Germany -- A Look across the Border at the College of Lake County in Vernon Hills, IL 

-Friday, October 11th, 2019 at 2 p.m.: Everyday Life in East Germany -- A Look across the Border at the VI in Glenview, IL 

-Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Berlin at 30! Celebrating the Fall of the Wall at Harper College LLI (Lifelong Learning Institute) in Palatine, IL

-Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 at 9 a.m.: Berlin at 30! Celebrating the Fall of the Wall at the Patty Turner Center in Deerfield, IL (for Men's Club) 

-Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Berlin at 30! Celebrating the Fall of the Wall at McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, IL (RAP: Retired Adults Program) 


November :

-Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 at 7.15 p.m.: Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at Plymouth Place in La Grange, IL

-Monday, November 4th, 2019 at 1 p.m.:  Berlin at 30! Celebrating the Fall of the Wall at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL

-Monday, November 4th, 2019 at 7 p.m.:  Berlin at 30! Celebrating the Fall of the Wall at the Freemont Public Library in Mundelein, IL

-Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 at 1 p.m.: Everyday Life in East Germany -- a look across the border at Oakton Community College (Emeritus program, Passages Lecture Series) in Skokie, IL  

-Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 at 7 p.m.: Berlin at 30! Celebrating the Fall of the Wall at the Prospect Heights Public Library in Prospect Heights, IL 

-Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 at 3 p.m.: Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at Three Crowns Park in Evanston, IL 

-Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 at 7 p.m.: Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the Downers Grove Public Library in Downers Grove, IL

-Thursday, November 7th, 2019 at 7 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at Prairie Trails Public Library in Burbank, IL

-Friday, November 8th 2019 at 2 p.m.: Berlin at 30! Celebrating the Fall of the Wall at the VI in Glenview, IL 

-Saturday, November 9th, 2019 at 3 p.m.: Berlin at 30! Celebrating the Fall of the Wall at the Winnetka Public Library in Winnetka, IL 

-Sunday, November 10th, 2019 at 2 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the Eisenhower Public Library in Norridge, IL 





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