Upcoming Lectures and speaking engagements:

 

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The following appearances have

been scheduled so far:




December:

-Friday,December 1st, 2017 at 2 p.m.: The Life and Times of Martin Luther at the VI in Glenview 


- Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 at 1 p.m.: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear: the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff at the Elgin History Museum in Elgin, IL

-Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 at 7 p.m.: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear: the awe-inspiring story of Margrethe Steiff at North Shore Place in Northbrook, IL 




January:

-Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 at 10 a.m.: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear: The Story of Margarete Steiff at the Arlington Heights History Center (for the Questers of Arlington Heights) in Arlington Heights, IL   

-Thursday, January 18th, 2018 at 1.30 p.m.: Reflections on 250 years of German American Relations at Friendship Village in Schaumburg, IL 

-Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 6.30 p.m.: Reflections on 250 Years of German American Relations at Cook Memorial Public Library in Libertyville, IL 

-Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 at 1 p.m.: Germany - Making sense of the Election at the Garlands in Barrington, IL 



February:


-Wednesday, February 7th, 7.30 p.m.: The Life and Times of Martin Luther at Mather Evanston, IL 

-Thursday, February 8th, 2018 at 1.30 p.m.: Germany  today at Lake Forest Place in Lake Forest, IL  

-Sunday, February 11th, 2018 at 3 p.m.: Musikland - Fascinating Notes on Germany's abundant musical landscape, hosted by the Wagner Society, at Hotel Orrington in Evanston, IL 

-Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 at 1 p.m.: The Tainted Legacy of Richard Wagner at Oakton Passages Lecture Series in Skokie, IL 

-Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 1 p.m.: Germany- European Leader with a difficult Legacy at North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL 

-Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 at 9 a.m.: Reflections on 250 years of German - American Relations at the Patty Turner Center in Deerfield, IL 

-Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 1 p.m.: Revisiting the German Refugee Crisis three years later at the College of Lake County (register through the Discovery Program) in Vernon Hills, IL 

-Saturday, February 24th, 2018 at 1 p.m.: The Germans and their Fuehrer - Insights into a mutual Obsession at the Oswego Public library in Oswego, IL 











 

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

 

Please scroll down to see my past events in 2009- 2015!

 

Past events from 2009 to 2015:

 

 

-Tuesday, March 10th, 11 a.m.: Monarch Landing, 2255 Erickson Drive, in Naperville, Illinois

 

-Monday, March 23rd, 7 p.m. Highland Park Public Library, Highland Park, Illinois: http://hppl.lib.il.us/

 

-Tuesday, April 7th, 1.30 p.m.: Sedgebrook in Lincolnshire: http://www.ericksoncommunities.com/sed/meetus/sedLocation.asp

 

-Saturday, April 11th, 10 a.m. NICE  (Elderhostel Alumnis) Meeting in Grayslake, Illinois: http://www.nicemeetings.blogspot.com/

 

-Sunday, April 19th, 2 p.m. Northbrook Public Library, Northbrook. Illinois: http://www.northbrook.info/lib_index.php

 

 

-Sunday, April 26th, 1 p.m.: 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.

 

 

-Wednesday, May 6th, 7 p.m. Deerfield Public Library, Deerfield, Illinois: http://www.deerfieldlibrary.org/deerfield/

 

 

-Friday, June 19th, 2 p.m.: Three Crowns Park Retirement Community in Evanston,

Illinois

 

-Tuesday, July 7th, 10.30 a.m.: North Shore Senior Center, Men's Club, Northfield, Illinois

 

 

-Wednesday, August 26th, 7 p.m: Freemont Public Library in Mundelein, Illinois:

http://www.fremontlibrary.org/

 

-September 17th: Private Lecture at Westminster Community in Evanston

 

-Tuesday, October 13th: 7 p.m.: Glenview Public Library

 

-Wednesday, October 14th: 7 p.m.: Vernon Area Public Library in Lincolnshire

 

-Tuesday, October 27th, ELDERHOSTEL DAY OF DISCOVERY program at

Covenant Village in Northbrook.

 

-On Thursdays: October 22, 29, November 5 and 12, I will teach a "Germany today" Discussion Class at the Oakton Community College's Lifelong Learning Center. (at the SKOKIE CAMPUS). For more information on this class and how to sign up, please see:

http://www.oakton.edu/cont_ed/all/ncrdfall09_NCR.pdf. My programs (one discussion series (4 sessions) and one lecture) are featured on pages 48 and 49.

 

-Sunday, November 1st, 2 p.m.: Indian Prairie Public Library in Darrien, Illinois:

http://www.indianprairie.lib.il.us/

 

-On Monday, November 16th and Monday, November 23rd, I will teach two classes (from 1 to 3 p.m.) at the College of Lake County, Discovery! program, in Grayslake, IL, on the 20th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the subsequent events that shaped the German Unification! To sign up for these classes, please call the Discovery Hotline  Tel: 847-543-6507.

  -November 9th, private "Fall of the Berlin Wall" event at MATHER in Evanston, IL

- Monday, December 14th: private lecture for Highland Park Men's club.

 

Past Lectures in 2010:

 

-Tuesday, January 5th: North Shore Senior Center in Northfield Men's Club: The New Germany

-Feb 7th: 2 p.m. Northbrook Public Library: Lecture: The New Germany 

- In February and March of 2010 I taught three classes for OASIS at the North Shore Senior Center: Feb 25, March 4 and March 11th, at 1 p.m.

 

 

-March 20th: 2 p.m. Zion Benton Public Library: Lecture: The New Germany

 

-March 22nd: 7 p.m.: Lake Bluff Public Library: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall 

-March 23rd: 10 a.m. College of Lake County: Program: The New Germany 

-March 31st, 7 p.m.: Mundelein: Freemont Library: Lecture: The New Germany  

 

-April 6th, 10 a.m.: College of Lake County: Program: Jewish Life and Remembrance in Berlin and Germany. Please register through the DISCOVERY Program at CLC http://www.clcillinois.edu/noncredit/programs/seniors.asp

-April 15th: 6.30 p.m. Northbrook Public Library: Lecture: Jewish Life and Remembrance in Berlin and Germany

 

-May 10th: 9.30 a.m. Highland Park Mens' Club: The New Germany

-May 13th: 7 p.m. Glen Ellyn Public Library: Lecture: The Rise and Fall of the

Berlin Wall

-June 3rd, 1 p.m.: Mather Lifeways Cafe, West Higgins Street, Chicago: Lecture: The New Germany 

-July 13th: 12 noon. Wheeling Public Library: YIVO Summer Festival: Lecture: "Jewish Life and Remembrance". Registration required! Please visit the Wheeling Library's website. There is a waiting list for attendees!

-July 22nd: 1 p.m.: Lake Forest Senior Center: The New Germany- a 2 hour seminar (organized by the College of Lake County)

-In JULY (July 12,19,26, and August 2) I will teach a 4 session seminar: The New Germany: Discussion Series for OASIS in Northbrook Court, IL. Please register at www.oasisnet.org  

 

-August 30th: 9.30 a.m.: Highland Park Men's Club: The Land of the Perpetrators: German Guilt 65 years after the Holocaust.

 

-September 9th: 7.15 p.m.: Westminster, Evanston: The New Germany

 

-September 29th: 3 p.m.: The Mather, Evanston: The New Germany

-October 6th: 1 p.m.: The Mather Cafe, Chicago, IL: Jewish Life and Remembrance

- October 7th: 7 p.m.: The New Germany at the Lake Bluff Public Library.

-October 19th and October 26th, 1-3 p.m.: Harper College: 2 Sessions on Berlin:

"Rise and Fall of Berlin Wall" and "The New Germany 20 years after the Unification" 

-On October 21st, I am teaching a class on German Film (The Lives of Others) for the College of Lake County's DISCOVERY PROGRAM. Please register through the DISCOVERY Program at CLC http://www.clcillinois.edu/noncredit/programs/seniors.asp

-On Thursdays, October 28 and November 4, I am teaching a 2 session seminar at the North Shore Senior Center (Northfield) for OASIS (1 to 2.30 p.m.): "Never Forget: Remembering the Holocaust in Berlin and Germany." Please register at www.oasisnet.org 

-November 2nd, 1 pm.: The New Germany at Covenant Village, Northbrook, IL (through OAKTON College)

-November 8th: 9.30 a.m.: Highland Park Mens' Club: Jewish Life in Berlin and Germany

-November 9th: 1 p.m.: The New Germany: From Unification to EU Leader at Classic Residence by Hyatt in Glenview, IL 

-November 9th: 7 p.m.: Operation Freedom-- The Berlin Airlift at the Glenview Public Library

 

-November 16th: 1 p.m.: Jewish Life and Remembrance for OAKTON, Passages Program

-November 18th: 1 p.m.: The New Germany: From Unification to EU Leader at OAKTON College, Skokie Campus 

-November 19th: 11 a.m.: The New Germany: From Unification to EU Leader at OAKTON College, Skokie Campus 

 

 

 Past Lectures in 2011:

-March 3rd 2011: 1 p.m.: Operation Freedom: The Berlin Airlift at OASIS at the Northfield Senior Center

-March 10th 2011: 1 p.m.: The New Germany: A Melting Pot? at OASIS at the Northfield Senior Center

-March 8th and March 15th, 2011:  10 a.m.: The Significance of Culture and Cultural Politics in Germany and Berlin (an event organized by OAKTON College) at the Hyatt in Glenview, IL

-March 21st and March 28th, 2011: 11 a.m.: The Significance of Culture and Cultural Politics in Germany and Berlin (an event organized by OAKTON College) at the Oakton Campus in Skokie, IL

-March 24th, 1 p.m.: "Germany: From the Berlin Wall to Europe's Paymaster" at OAKTON College, Skokie Campus

-March 25th, 11 a.m.: Germany: From the Berlin Wall to Europe's Paymaster" at OAKTON College, Skokie Campus

-March 29th, 1 p.m.: Germany: From the Berlin Wall to Europe's Paymaster", organized by OAKTON College, at the Hyatt in Glenview, IL

-April 4th, 9.30 a.m.: Operation Freedom- The Berlin Airlift at the Highland Park Men's Club

-April 5th and April 12, 2011: 10 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.: I will teach the Seminar: Never Forget: Remembering the Holocaust in Berlin and Germany at the College of Lake County's Discovery Program. Please register at the College directly.

-April 6th, 2011: 7 p.m.: Operation Freedom-- The Berlin Airlift at the Mundelein Public Library

-April 13th, 2011: 1 p.m.: Operation Freedom--The Berlin Airlift at The Mather Cafe, Belmont, in Chicago

-April 19th, 2011: 10.30 a.m.: Operation Freedom-- The Berlin Airlift at the North Shore Senior Center Men's Club

-April 26th, 2011: 10 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.: Germany and Israel-- A story of Guilt and an unlikely Friendship at the College of Lake County's Discovery Program. Please register at the College directly.

-April 27th, 2011: time tba: The Long Road Home: Returning to Germany after the Holocaust, at the Mather Evanston.

-May 3rd, 1 p.m.: Germany: From the Berlin Wall to Europe's Paymaster", organized by OAKTON College, at the Covenant Village in Northbrook, IL

-July 5th: 1 p.m.: Operation Freedom-- The Berlin Airlift at Oakton, Skokie Campus

-July 7th, 1 p.m.: Berlin 20 years after the Fall of the Wall: Metropolis and Myth at the Lake Forest Senior Center (through the College of Lake County.)

-July 12th, 10 a.m.: The New Germany- A Melting Pot? at Grand Hyatt Residence. Sign up through OAKTON College

-July 28th, 12.15 p.m.: Germany and Israel: A Story of Guilt and an unlikely Friendship at Northbrook Public Library, (YIVO Summer Festival)

-August 17th, 2 p.m.: Everyday Life in East Germany: Then and Now! at Mather Lifeways Cafe at Central and Belmont, Chicago,

-October 3rd, 1 -3 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: The delicious dish on German Food at the College of Lake County, Vernon Hills Campus! This program comes with an authentic German Kaffeeklatsch with coffee and typical German desserts, baked by Evanston's Bennison's Bakery!!! Please register through the Discovery Program

-October 4th, 8.45 a.m.: Operation Freedom-- The Berlin Airlift at Patty Turner Center in Deerfield, IL

-October 6th, 1 p.m.: The Long Road Home: Returning to Germany after Shoah at OASIS at the Takiff Center in Glencoe (register through the NSSC or OASIS)

-October 10th, 1-3 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: The delicious dish on German Food at OASIS at the North Shore Senior Center, Happ Road (register through the NSSC or OASIS)

 -October 13th, 7 p.m.: Operation Freedom-- The Berlin Airlift at the Evanston History Center (Under the Buffalo Lecture Series), at the Dawes House, Evanston

-October 18th: Germany and Israel: A Story of Guilt and an unlikely Friendship, Passport Program at OAKTON College (off site lecture)

-October 20th: Germany and Israel: A Story of Guilt and an unlikely Friendship, Passport Program at OAKTON College (Skokie Campus)

-October 21st: Germany and Israel: A Story of Guilt and an unlikely Friendship, Passport Program at OAKTON College (Skokie Campus)

-October 25th: Germany and Israel: A Story of Guilt and an unlikely Friendship, Passport Program at OAKTON College (off site lecture)

-October 26th: 7 p.m. Culinaria Germania: The delicious dish on German Food at the Freemont Public Library in Mundelein, IL. This program comes with an authentic German Kaffeeklatsch with coffee and typical German desserts, baked by Evanston's Bennison's Bakery!!! Please register through the Library.

-October 27th, November 10 and 17: The New Germany through the Movies at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Register through Oakton.

-November 2nd, 1.15 p.m.: Operation Freedom- The Berlin Airlift at Great Opportunities Center in Skokie, IL.

-November 3rd, 1 p.m.: Germany and Israel: A Story of Guilt and an unlikely Friendship at OASIS at the North Shore Senior Center, Takiff Center in Glencoe (please register through OASIS or the NSSC)

-November 8th: 10 a.m. to noon: Fraulein, Hausfrau, Feminist: German Women yesterday and today at Harper College, Prospect Heights

-November 9th: Germany and Israel: A Story of Guilt and an unlikely Friendship. Deerfield Public Library, 7 p.m.

-November 14th, 10 a.m. to noon: Never Forget: Remembering the Holocaust in Germany and Berlin at Harper College, Our Savior Lutheran Church in Arlington Heights

-November 17th: 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.: The New Germany through the Movies: Discussion of WALK ON WATER at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Register through Oakton.

-November 22nd: 10 a.m. to noon: The Long Road Home: Returning to Germany after the Holocaust at Harper College (Arlington Heights)

 -December 1st: 1 to 3 p.m.: Operation Freedom--The Berlin Airlift at the College of Lake County.

- December 6th: 1 p.m. Berlin 50 years after the Rise of the Wall: Metropolis and Myth at Oakton, Skokie, (Passages Series)

 

 PAST LECTURES IN 2012:

Thursday, March 8th, 2012: 1 p.m.: Germany and Israel: A Story of Guilt and an unlikely Friendship at Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah in Wilmette

-Wednesday, March 14th, 2012: 1 - 3 p.m.: Life in Modern Germany! at College of Lake County, Vernon Hills Campus.

-Tuesday, March 20th, 2012: 1 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: The delicious Dish on German Food at Oakton College, Skokie Campus

 

-Thursday, March 29th, 2012: 1 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: the delicious Dish on German Food at the Mather Lifeways Cafe in Chicago, 7134 West Higgins

  -Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012: 1 p.m.: Operation Freedom- The Berlin Airlift at VI in Glenview (at the Glen) Please register through the Oakton Emeritus Program

-Wednesday, April 4th, 2012: 7 p.m.: Everyday Life in East Germany: a look across the border. 60th anniversary lecture of the creation of the Inner German Border (1952-2012) at the Freemont Public Library in Mundelein, IL. 

 

-Tuesday, April 10th, 2012: 10.30 a.m: Germany -- a melting pot? at the North Shore Senior Center's Men's Club

-Thursday, April 12th, 2012: 2 p.m.: Prussia's Glory: Frederick the Great and his Hohenzollern Dynasty at Mather Lifeways Cafe, Central Street, Chicago

 

-Friday, April 20th, 2012: 10.45 a.m.: The Long Road "Home": Returning to Germany after the Shoah at Beth Emet in Evanston.

-Thursday, April 26th, 2012: 1-3 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: The delicious Dish on German Food at the Our Savior Lutheran Church in Arlington Heights (please register through Harper College.)

-Thursday, April 26th, 2012: 7 p.m.: Germany and Israel: A Story of Guilt and an unlikely Friendship at Temple Judea Mizpath, in Skokie (8610 Niles Center Road)

-Friday, April 27th, 2012: 10.45 a.m.: Germany and Israel: A Story of Guilt and an unlikely Friendship at Beth Emet in Evanston.

 

MAY:

-Tuesday, May 1st, 2012 : 1 p.m.: Operation Freedom- The Berlin Airlift at Covenant Village. Please register through the Oakton Emeritus Program

-Tuesday, May 8th, 2012: 1-3 p.m.: Operation Freedom: The Berlin Airlift at Friendship Village in Schaumburg (please register through Harper College)

 

JUNE:

-Monday, June 4th, 2012: 1-3 p.m: Prussia's Glory: Frederick the Great and his Hohenzollern Dynasty at OASIS at the Northshore Senior Center in Northfield

-Tuesday, June 19th, 2012: 1-3 p.m.: Berlin Five Decades after the Rise of the Wall: Metropolis and Myth at National Louis University in Skokie (Old Orchard)

JULY:

 

-Monday, July 9th, 2012: 1-3 p.m.: Fraeulein, Hausfrau, Feminist: German Women yesterday and today at OASIS at the Northshore Senior Center in Northfield

 

-Friday, July 20th, 2012: 1 to 2.30 p.m.: Prussia's Glory at the Sun City Historians in Huntley, IL

 

-Tuesday, July 24th, 2012: 8.45 a.m.: Everyday Life in East Germany: then and now! at the Patty Turner Center in Deerfield

 

-Wednesday, July 25th, 2012: 12.15 p.m.: Never Forget: Remembering the Holocaust in Berlin and Germany at the Wilmette Library (YIVO Summer Festival)

-Tuesday, July 31st, 2012: 1 p.m.: Everyday Life in East Germany--then and now! at the Morton Grove Senior Center, organized by OASIS. Please register through OASIS or the North Shore Senior Center.

AUGUST:

-Thursday, August 9th, 2012 : 1.30 p.m.: Operation Freedom- The Berlin Airlift at the Des Plaines History Center in Des Plaines, IL.

-Monday, Oktober 8th, 2012: 1 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: The delicious dish on German food! at Friendship Village in Schaumburg (register through Harper College)

-Thursday, October 11th, 2012: 7.30 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: the delicious dish on German food! at the Mount Prospect Public Library. SOLD OUT!

 

-Monday, October 15th, 2012: 1 p.m.: The New Germany Through the Eyes of the Movies at OASIS at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL. We will discuss the complex relationship between Germans and Israelis and see: WALK ON WATER. Please register through OASIS.

-Tuesday, October 16th, 2012: 1 p.m.: How Socialist is "Socialist Europe"? at Covenant Village in Northbrook. Part of the OAKTON EMERITUS PASSPORT Series. (register through Oakton Community College)

-Tuesday, October 16th, 2012: 7 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: the delicious dish on German Food at the Glenview Public Library in Glenview, IL (includes a free tasting, so please register soon at the Library's website or in person)

-Thursday, October 18th, 2012: 7 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: the delicious dish on German Food at the Arlington Heights Public Library! in Arlington Heights, IL SOLD OUT!

-Monday, October 22nd, 2012: 1 p.m.: The New Germany Through the Eyes of the Movies at OASIS at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL. We will discuss Life in East Germany (commemorating the 60th anniversary of the creation of the Inner Germany Border (1952-2012)) and see: THE LIVES OF OTHERS. Please register through OASIS.

Thursday, January 31st, 2013: 7 p.m.: The Long Road Home: Returning to Germany after the Holocaust. at Westminster Presbyterian Homes in Evanston, IL.

February:

-Thursday, February 21st, 2013: 11 a.m.: "Never Forget: Remembering the Holocaust in Berlin and Germany" at Oakton Community College, Special Lecture for the Department of Jewish Studies

-Tuesday, February 26th, 2013: 8.45 a.m.: Life in Modern Germany at the Patty Turner Center in Deerfield.

 

OCTOBER:

-Tuesday, October 30th, 2012: 1 p.m.: How Socialist is "Socialist Europe"? at VI in Glenview (at the Glen). Part of the OAKTON EMERITUS PASSPORT Series. (register through Oakton Community College)  

-Tuesday, March 5th, 2013: 10 a.m.: Operation Freedom- the Berlin Airlift at DISTRICT 214 in Arlington Heights

-Thursday, March 7th, 2013: 7 p.m.: The Land of the Perpetrators: The Question of German Guilt at District 214 in Arlington Heights

-Thursday, March 14th, 2013: 7 p.m.: Never forget: Artistic Representations of Guilt and Remembrance today at District 214 in Arlington Heights

 

 

-Thursday, November 1st, 2012: 1 p.m. Fraeulein, Hausfrau Feminist: German Women yesterday and today! at Mather Lifeways Cafe on West Higgins Street, Chicago, IL.

-Monday, November 5th, 2012: 1 p.m. Everyday Life in East Germany - then and now! at College of Lake County Discovery Program.

-Tuesday, November 6th, 2012: 1 p.m.: Prussia's Glory: Frederick the Great and his Hohenzollern Dynasty at OAKTON College in Skokie. Part of the EMRITUS PASSAGES Series.

-Thursday, November 8th, 2012: 7 p.m.: Everyday Life in East Germany - then and now! at the Northbrook Public Library, Northbrook, IL

-Monday, November 12th, 2012: 1 p.m.: Prussia's Glory: Frederick the Great and his Hohenzollern Dynasty at College of Lake County, Vernon Hills Campus, Discovery Program.

-Tuesday, November 13th, 2012: 1 p.m.: Everyday Life in East Germany- then and now! at Palatine

Senior Center in Palatine, IL SOLD OUT!

-Wednesday, November 14th, 2012: 7 p.m.: Prussia's Glory: Frederick the Great and his Hohenzollern Dynasty at the Fremont Public Library in Mundelein, IL

-Friday, November 16th, 2012: 7 p.m.: Everyday Life in East Germany: then and now! at Mather Wilmette.

-Tuesday, November 20th, 2012: 1 p..m: Prussia's Glory: Frederick the Great and his Hohenzollern Dynasty at Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Arlington Heights (please register through Harper College)

 

NOVEMBER:

-Tuesday, November 29th, 2012: 1 p.m.: How Socialist is "Socialist Europe"? at Oakton Skokie Campus. OAKTON EMERITUS PASSPORT Series. (register through Oakton Community College)

-Tuesday, November 30th, 2012: 11 a.m.: How Socialist is "Socialist Europe"? at Oakton Skokie Campus. OAKTON EMERITUS PASSPORT Series. (register through Oakton Community College)

 

 

MARCH:

-On Friday, March 15th, 2013 I will lead a CLC excursion to LA BOHEME at the Lyric Opera Chicago! Please sign up at the College of Lake County's Discovery Program.

-Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013: 10 -11.15 a.m.: From Suffragettes to Angela Merkel: German Women Yesterday and Today at the VI in Glenview. Please register through Oakton College.

- Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013: 1 -2.15 p.m.: Germany before the Election at VI, in Glenview, IL. (at the Glen). This is part of the Oakton Emeritus Passport to the World Series. Register for this program through Oakton College.

-Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013: 7 p.m.: The amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at the Fremont Public Library in Mundelein Ill.

-Thursday, April 4th, 2013: 1 - 2.30 p.m. Germany before the Election at Oakton Community College, Skokie Campus. This is part of the Oakton Emeritus Passport to the World Series. Register for this program through Oakton College.

-Friday, April 5th, 2013: 11 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. Germany before the Election at Oakton Community College, Skokie Campus. This is part of the Oakton Emeritus Passport to the World Series. Register for this program through Oakton College.

-Tuesday, April 9th, 2013: 1 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.: The new Germany: A Melting Pot? at Oakton Community College, Skokie Campus. This is part of the Oakton Emeritus PASSAGES Series. Register for this program through Oakton College.

-Saturday, April 13th 2013: 10 a.m. to 12 noon: The amazing adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at District 214 in Arlington Heights.

-Tuesday, April 16th, 2013: 10 a.m.: Prussia's Glory: The Life and Times of Frederick the Great at the North Shore Senior Center, sponsored by the Men's Club, in Northfield, IL

-Thursday, April 18th, 2013: 1-3 p.m.: From Suffragettes to Angela Merkel: German women yesterday and today! at the College of Lake County, Please register with their Discovery Program.

-Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013: 1 to 2.15 p.m.: Germany before the Election at Covenant Village in Northbrook, IL. This is part of the Oakton Emeritus Passport to the World Series. Register for this program through Oakton College.

-Thursday, April 25th, 2013: 1 - 3 p.m.: Germany before the Election ! at the College of Lake County, Vernon Hills Campus, Please register with their Discovery Program.

APRIL:

-Tuesday, April 30th, 2013: 8.45 a.m.: The amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at the Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL

-Tuesday, June 4th, 1 p.m.: The amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at Mather Lifeways Cafe on Central Street / Belmont, Chicago, IL

-Monday, June 10th, 2013: 1 p.m.: The "Land of the Perpetrators" -- The Question of German Guilt. at OASIS at the Northshore Senior Center in Northfield, IL. Please register through OASIS

 -Monday, June 17th, 2013: 1 p.m.: "Never Forget": Artistic Representations of Guilt and Remembrance in Berlin and Germany at the Northshore Senior Center in Northfield, IL. Please register through the North Shore Senior Center.

JUNE:

-Tuesday, June 25th, 2013: 7.30 p.m.: Operation Freedom-- The Berlin Airlift at the Mt. Prospect Library, Mt. Prospect, Illinois

-Wednesday, June 26th, 2013: 10 a.m. to 12 noon: The amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at National Louis University, Old Orchard Campus, Skokie, IL

-Wednesday, June 26th, 2013: 1 to 4 p.m.: FILM CLASS! Germany and Israel-- the unusual friendship: seen through "Walk on Water" at National Louis University, Old Orchard Campus, Skokie, IL

-Thursday, June 27th, 2013: 1-3 p.m.: The amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile for Harper College at Villa Addolorata in Wheeling, IL.

July:

-Wednesday, July 31st, 7 p.m.: Jews in Germany today at the Evanston Public Library-- part of YIVO's Summer Festival-- free program!

-Tuesday, August 6th, 7 p.m.: The amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the history of the German Automobile at the Glenview Public Library, Glenview, IL .

-Thursday, August 8th, 1 p.m.: Understanding Life in Germany today! at the Northshore Senior Center in Northfield, IL Please register through the NSSC.

-Thursday, August 15th, 1 p.m.: Germany, Angela Merkel and the impending Election at the Northshore Senior Center in Northfield, IL. Please register through NSSC.

-Tuesday, August 20th, 2 p.m.: Richard Wagner and King Ludwig of Bavaria: Between Music and Madness at the Park Ridge Public Library.

 

August:

-Thursday, August 29th , 1-3 p.m.: Germany, Angela Merkel and the impending Election at Harper College. PART ONE! Please register through their Lifelong Learning Institute.

September:

-Thursday, September 5th , 1-3 p.m.: Germany, Angela Merkel and the impending Election at Harper College. PART TWO! Please register through their Lifelong Learning Institute.

-Thursday, September 26th, 2013 at 7 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: The Delicious Dish on German Food at Elk Grove Village Public Library! Free event! We will also have the chance to sample delicious German cakes! Please register on the library's website.

-Thursday, October 3rd, 2013: 6.30 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: the Delicious Dish on German Food at the Covenant Village Octoberfest in Northbrook. (private program)

-Monday, October 7th, 2013: 1 to 3 p.m.: Richard Wagner and King Ludwig of Bavaria-- Between Music and Madness at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL

-Tuesday, October 8th, 2013: 1 to 3 p.m.: The amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at the College of Lake County, Vernon Hills, IL (Please register through the CLC's Discovery program).

-Thursday, October 10th, 2013: 1.30 p.m.: The amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at the Des Plaines History Center, Des Plaines, IL.

 October:

 

-Tuesday, October 15th, 2013: 1 -3 p.m.: Richard Wagner and King Ludwig of Bavaria-- Between Music and Madness at the College of Lake County, Vernon Hills, IL (Please register through the CLC's Discovery Program)

-Wednesday, October 16th, 2013: 7 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: the delicious Dish on German Food at the Prospect Heights Public Library in Prospect Heights, IL Please note: This program is limited to 60 attendees! You need to register soon to reserve your space!

-Thursday, October 17th, 2013: 1-3 p.m.: Operation Freedom- The Berlin Airlift of 1948 at the Lake Forest Senior Center, Lake Forest, IL (please register through the College of Lake County's Discovery Program.)

-Monday, October 21st, 2013: 7 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: the delicious Dish on German Food at the ELA Area Public Library in Lake Zurich, Lake Zurich, IL Please register soon to reserve your space and your treats!

-Tuesday, October 22nd,  2013: 1 p.m.: Germany: A Post-Election Review at Covenant Village in Northbrook (Techny Road) This is an Oakton College Emeritus Program, . Please register through Oakton's Passport Program.

 

-Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013: 7 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: the delicious Dish on German Food at the Cook Memorial Library District, Vernon Hills Location, Vernon Hills, IL. Please register soon to reserve your space and your treats!

- Thursday, October 24th, 2013 from 1-3 p.m.: Richard Wagner and King Ludwig of Bavaria-- Between Music and Madness at Harper College. Please register through Harper College's Lifelong Learning Institute

-Monday, November 4th, 2013: 10 a.m. to 12 noon: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL

-Tuesday, November 5th, 2013: 1 p.m. Richard Wagner and King Ludwig of Bavaria-- Between Music and Madness. at Okaton Community College in Skokie, IL

 

November:


-Thursday, November 7th, 2013: 2 p.m.: Never Forget: Remembering the Holocaust in Berlin and Germany at the Mather Lifeways Cafe, Central / Belmont, in Chicago, IL

-Tuesday, November 12th, 2013: 1 p.m.: Germany: A Post-Election Review at the VI in Glenview, IL (at the Glen on Indigo Lane) This is an Oakton College Emeritus Program, . Please register through Oakton's Passport Program.

- Thursday, November 14th, 2013 from 1-3 p.m.: Between Normality and Terror: Everyday Life in Nazi Germany at Harper College. Please register through Harper College's Lifelong Learning Institute

-Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 at 7 p.m.: Operation Freedom: The Berlin Airlift at the Northbrook Public Library in Northbrook, IL  

- Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 at 10 a.m.: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile. at JCC Northbrook, IL (Men's Club)

 

- Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 at 7 p.m. : Never Forget: Remembering the Holocaust in Berlin and Germany at the Fremont Library in Mundelein, IL

-Thursday, November 21st, 2013: 1 p.m.: Germany: A Post-Election Review at Oakton College, Emeritus Program, Skokie Campus. Please register through Oakton's Passport Program.

-Friday, November 22nd, 2013: 11 a.m.: Germany: A Post-Election Review at Oakton College, Emeritus Program, Skokie Campus. Please register through Oakton's Passport Program.




 December:

 

-Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013: 9 a.m.: Germany-- A Post-Election Review at the Patty Turner Center in Deerfield, IL

-Wednesday, December 4th, 2013: 7.45 p.m.: The Land of the Perpertrators: The Question of German Guilt at North Suburban Synagogue Beth El in Highland Park, IL

-Wednesday, December 11th, 2013: 7.45 p.m.: Never Forget: Remembering the Holocaust in Berlin and Germany at North Sububaran Synagogue Beth El in Highland Park, IL 


-Wednesday, December 18th, 2013: 7.45 p.m.: Germany and Israel-- A Story of Guilt and an unlikely friendship at North Suburban Synagogue Beth El in Highland Park, IL

 

 2014:

 February:

-Thursday, February 13th, 2014 at 1 p.m.: Germany-- A Post Election Review at the College of Lake County (Discovery Program) in Vernon Hills, IL (Please register through the Discovery program)

-Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 at 1 p.m.: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at Oakton Community College in Skokie, IL

-Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 12 noon: I will lead an excursion to the Lyric Opera Chicago and we will see: The Barber of Seville! Please sign up through the College of Lake County's Discovery program!

 March:


- Monday, March 3rd, 2014 at 7 p.m.: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at the ELA Library in Lake Zurich, IL

-Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 7.15 p.m.: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at Westminster in Evanston (private event)

-Friday, March 7th 2014 at 1 p.m: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile  at the Heritage in Des Plaines, IL. (for Harper College) Please register at Harper College.


-Thursday, March 13th, 2014 at 1 p.m.: "Mad" Ludwig of Bavaria: Inside the Mind and Life of Germany's Fairytale King at Harper College, IL

-Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 at 7.30 p.m.: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at Mt. Prospect Library in Mt. Prospect, IL

-Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 1 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at VI in the Glen (Indigo Lane) for Oakton Community College. Please register through the Emeritus program at Oakton.

 

April:



-Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 7 p.m.: "Mad" King Ludwig of Bavaria: Inside the Mind and Life of Germany's Fairy Tale King at the Fremont Public Library in Mundelein, IL 

-Tuesday, April 22nd,  2014 at 1 p.m.: Culinaria Germania-- The Delicious Dish on German Food at the Lake Forest Senior Center (through the College of Lake County)


-Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 at 1 p.m.: Between Normality and Terror: Everyday Life in Nazi Germany at College of Lake County, Vernon Hills Campus, Vernon Hills, IL (Please register through CLC's Discovery Program!)

-Thursday, April 10th, 2014 at 1 p.m.: "Mad" Ludwig of Bavaria: Inside the Mind and Life of Germany's Fairytale King at College of Lake County, Vernon Hills Campus, Vernon Hills, IL (Please register through CLC's Discovery Program!)

-Saturday, April 12th, 2014, time tba: "Mad" Ludwig of Bavaria: Inside the Mind and Life of Germany's Fairytale King at Mather Lifeways Cafe on Higgins, Chicago, IL

-Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 10 a.m.: Germany and Israel-- A Story of Guilt and an unlikely Friendship at the North Shore Senior Center Men's Club

 May:


-Thursday, May 1st, 2014 at 1 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at Oakton College, Skokie Campus

-Thursday, May 1st, 2014 at 6.30 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the DANK Haus in Chicago, IL

-Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 11 a.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at Oakton College, Skokie Campus

-Sunday, May 4th, 2014 at 2 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: the delicious Dish on German Food at the Winnetka Public Library, Winnetka Location.

-Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 at 1 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at Our Savior Lutheran Church (OSLC) in Arlington Heights for Harper College. Please register through the LLI at Harper College.

-Thursday, May 8th, 2014 at 7 p.m.: Operation Freedom: The Berlin Airlift  at the Winnetka Library, Northfield Location

 

 June:

-Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 at 9.30 a.m.: Hitler and the Germans: Insights into a mutual obsession at the College of Lake County in Vernon Hills, IL (please register through the College's Discovery program)

-Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 at 1 p.m.: The Women of the Third Reich at the College of Lake County in Vernon Hills, IL (please register through the College's Discovery program)

-Monday, June 16th, 2014 at 7 p.m.: Operation Freedom-- The Berlin Airlift at the Palatine Public Library in Palatine, IL

-Monday, June 23rd, 2014 at 1 p.m.: Operation Freedom- The Berlin Airlift at the North Shore  Senior Center in Northfield, IL

-Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 at 9 am.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at Patty Turner Center in Deerfield, IL, (for the Men's Club)


 

 July:


-Monday, July 21st, 2014 at 1 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL

-Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 7 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: The Delicious Dish on German Food at the Des Plaines Public Library in Des Plaines, IL. (includes tasty samples!!!)


 August:

-Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 at 7 p.m.: From Survivors to DPs: Jews in Post-War Germany. at the Highland Park Public Library in Highland Park. IL (Part of YIVO's Summer Festival programming.) 

-Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 at 1 p.m.: "Mad" King Ludwig of Bavaria: Inside the Mind and Life of Germany's Fairytale King at Oakton College in Skokie (Passages Program)

-Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 6.30 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at Vernon Hills Public Library (Aspen Drive location) in Vernon Hills, IL.

-Monday, August 18th, 2014 at 7 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the Schaumburg Township Public Library in Schaumburg, IL. 


-Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 at 10.30 a.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the Warren-Newport Public Library in Gurnee, IL

-Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 at 7 p.m.: Between Normality and Terror: Everyday Life in Nazi Germany at the Fremont Public Library in Mundelein, IL

   September:


-Thursday, September 4th, 2014 from 1 to 3 p.m.: Hitler and the Germans: A Mutual Obsession at Harper College in Palatine. Please register through Harper College's Lifelong Learning Department.  SORRY, SOLD OUT!

-Thursday, September 11th, 2014 from 1 to 3 p.m.: The Land of the Perpetrators: The Question of German Guilt at Harper College in Palatine. Please register through Harper's Lifelong Learning Department. ONLY 5 SPOTS LEFT!

  -Monday, September 22nd, 2014: from 10.30 a.m. to 12 noon: Between Normality and Terror: Everyday Life in Nazi Germany at the Northshore Senior Center in Northfield, IL


-Tuesday, September 30th,  2014 at 7 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the Mt. Prospect Public Library, Mt. Prospect, IL

  October:

 -Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 2 p.m.: Operation Freedom-- The Berlin Airlift at the Heritage in Des Plaines, IL

-Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 2 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: The Delicious Dish on German Food  at the Heritage in Des Plaines, IL

-Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 1 p.m.: JFK, Reagan and Obama: American Presidents in Berlin at Oakton College, Skokie Campus.

-Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 11 a.m.: JFK, Reagan and Obama: American Presidents in Berlin at Oakton College, Skokie Campus.

-Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 11.30 a.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at Mather Lifeways Cafe, in Chicago, IL

-Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 7 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the Brookdale Plaza Community in Vernon Hills, IL.

-Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 7 p.m.: Mad Ludwig of Bavaria: Inside the Life and Mind of Germany's Fairytale King at the Glenview Public Library. Free event! 


-Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 2 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall  at the Heritage in Des Plaines, IL

-Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 7 p.m.: Mad Ludwig of Bavaria: Inside the Life and Mind of Germany's Fairytale King at the Schaumburg Township Public Library in Schaumburg, IL.

-Thursday, October 16th, 2014 from 12.30 to 1.30 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall. Lunch and Learn Program at the Vernon Area Public Library District, Lincolnshire location.

-Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 1 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at Bookdale Living Retirement Community in Glen Ellyn, IL

-Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 1 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at Moorings in Arlington Heights, IL

-Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 7 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the Des Plaines Public Library in Des Plaines, IL.

    November:

-Monday, November 3rd, 2014 from 1-3 pm.: JFK, Reagan and Obama: American Presidents in Berlin at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL

-Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 at 7 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the ELA Area District Library in Lake Zurich, IL

-Thursday, November 6th, 2014 from 1-3 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the College of Lake County, Discovery! Program in Vernon Hills, IL  

 -Thursday, November 6th, 2014 at 7 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the Prospect Heights Public Library in Prospect Heights, IL 

-Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 7 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the Palatine Public Library in Palatine, IL

-Thursday, November 13th, 2014 from 1-3 pm.: JFK, Reagan and Obama: American Presidents in Berlin at the College of Lake County, Discovery Program, in Vernon Hills, IL  

 -Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 9 am.: JFK, Reagan and Obama: American Presidents in Berlin at Patty Turner Center in Deerfield, IL, (for the Men's Club)

-Thursday, November 20th, 2014 from 1-3 p.m.: JFK, Reagan and Obama: American Presidents in Berlin at Harper College. Please register through Harper College's Lifelong Learning Department.

-Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 at 1 p.m.: East Germany: A look across the border at Oakton College, Skokie Campus

 December:

-Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 at 2 p.m.: " The Tainted Legacy of Richard Wagner" with a Discussion of Stephen Fry's movie: Wagner and Me at North Suburban Synagogue in Highland Park, IL  



past lectures in 2015:


 January:

-Monday, January 5th, 2015 at 2 p.m.: Operation Freedom: The Berlin Airlift at the Moorings of Arlington Heights, in Arlington Heights, IL

-Wednesday, January 21rd, 2015 at 1 p.m.: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at the Wilmette Women's Club in Wilmette, IL.

February:


-Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 at 7 p.m: Richard Wagner und Koenig Ludwig von Bayern: Zwischen Musik und Wahnsinn at the German Language Society in Chicago, IL (Willis Tower) Lecture will be given in German!

-Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 3 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: the delicious Dish on German Food at the Mather in Wilmette, IL

March:

-Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 12 noon: I will lead an excursion to the Lyric Opera Chicago and we will see: TOSCA! Please sign up through the College of Lake County's Discovery program!

-Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 at 7 p.m. The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at the Schaumburg Public Library in Schaumburg, IL


-Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 7 p.m.: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at the Rolling Meadows Public Library in Rolling Meadows, IL

April:


-Monday, April 6th,2015,  1 -3 p.m: The Women of the Third Reich at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL

-Tuesday, April 7th, 2015, 9 am.: From Survivors to DPs: Jews in Post War Germany at the Patti Turner Center (for Men's Club) in Deerfield, IL

-Wednesday, April 8th, 2015, 7 p.m.: From Survivors to DPs: Jews in Post War Germany at the ELA Public Library in Lake Zurich, IL

-Thursday, April 9th, 2015, from 1 -3 p.m.: From Survivors to DPs: Jews in Post War Germany at the College of Lake County in Vernon Hills, IL (Please register through the College's Discovery Program.)

-Sunday, April 12th, 2015,  2 p.m.: Operation Freedom- The Berlin Airlift at the Elgin History Museum in Elgin, IL

-Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 from 1 to 3 p.m.: Everyday Life in East Germany: A Look across the Border at the Moorings of Arlington Heights (for Harper College) in Arlington Heights, IL

-Thursday, April 16th, 2015 from 1 to 3 p.m.: Jews in Germany today at the College of Lake County in Vernon Hills, IL. Please register through the College's Discovery Program.

-Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 from 1 to 3 p.m.: From Survivors to DPs: Jews in Post War Germany at Harper College (Lifelong Learning Department) Main Campus in Prospect Heights, IL.

-Thursday, April 23rd, 2015: from 1 to 3 p.m.: The tainted Legacy of Richard Wagner at the College of Lake County in Vernon Hills, IL. Please register through the College's Discovery Program.

-Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 from 1 to 3 p.m.: Women of the Third Reich at the Arlington Heights Senior Center (for Harper College) in Arlington Heights, IL


-Thursday, April 30th, 2015 at 3 p.m: Richard Wagner and King Ludwig of Bavaria: Between Music and Madness at the Mather Wilmette, Wilmette, IL

May:


-Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 at 7 p.m.: From Survivors to DPs: Jews in Post-War Germany at the Fremont Library in Mundelein, IL.

-Thursday, May 7th, 2015 at 7 p.m.: The Germans and their Fuehrer: Insights into a mutual obsession. hosted by the Des Plaines History Center, at the FRISBIE SENIOR CENTER in Des Plaines, IL

June:


-Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 10 a.m.: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at the North Shore Senior Center's Men's Club in Northfield, IL

-Monday, June 22nd, 2015 at 1 p.m.: Germany and Israel: A Story of Guilt and an unlikely friendship at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL

-Monday, June 22nd, 2015 at 7 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: the delicious Dish on German Food at the Schaumburg Public Library in Schaumburg, IL

-Wednesday, June 24th 2015: Operation Freedom--The Berlin Airlift at Del Webb Grand Dominion in Mundelein. Private event!

July:

-Thursday, July 2nd, 2015: 2 p.m.: Germany and Israel: A Story of Guilt and an unlikely Friendship at the Morton Grove Public Library for YIVO Society's Summer Festival. Free program!

-Saturday, July 11th, 2015 at 11.30 a.m.: Germany and Israel: A Story of Guilt and an unlikely friendship at Mather Lifeways Cafe in Chicago, IL (on Higgins)

-Thursday, July 16th, 2015: Germany and Israel: 50 years of an unlikely friendship at Del Webb Grand Dominion in Mundelein. Private event!

-Tuesday, August 4th, 2015: 9 a.m.: Germany and Israel: A Story of Guilt and an unlikely Friendship at the Patty Turner Center (for Men's Club) in Deerfield, IL

-Wednesday, August 5th, 2015: around 9 a.m.: I will be the keynote speaker at this year's Harper College's LLI education appreciation day! (at Harper College in Palatine)

August:


-Thursday, August 13th, 2015: 2 p.m.: Germany 25 years after the Unification at the Lodge in Northbrook, Il.

-Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 at 12 p.m.: The Land of the Perpetrators: The Question of German Guilt at the Lake Forest Senior Center in Lake Forest, IL (please note: There will be a Lunch until 12.45 p.m. before the program starts)

September:

-Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015: 10.30 a.m.: Life in Modern Germany! at the Elmhurst Public Library in Elmhurst, IL. --waitlist only!

-Thursday, September 10th, 2015: 1 to 3 p.m.: From Survivors to DPs: Jews in Post War Germany at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL


-Thursday, September 24th, 2015: 7 p.m.: The New Germany 25 years after the Unification at the Schaumburg Public Library in Schaumburg, IL


-Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 at 1 p.m.: The amazing adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile. at Covenant Village in Northbrook, IL.

-Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 at 7 p.m.: The new Germany 25 years after the Unification at the Fremont Public Library in Mundelein, IL

-Thursday, October 8th, 2015 at 1.30 p.m.: The Land of the Perpetrators: The Question of German Guilt at the Des Plaines History Center in Des Plaines, IL  

-Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 at 7 p.m.: The New Germany 25 years after the Unification at the Elmhurst Public Library in Elmhurst, IL

-Thursday, October 15th, 2015 from 1 to 3 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: The delicious dish on German Food at Harper College, IL. Please register through Harper College's Lifelong Learning Program.

-Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 from 1 to 3 p.m.: The New Germany 25 years after the Unification at Harper College, IL. W Building.  Please register through Harper College's Lifelong Learning Program.

-Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 at 7 p.m.: The New Germany 25 years after the Unification at Three Crowns Park in Evanston, IL (private event)

-Saturday, October 24th, 2015 at 1 p.m.: The New Germany 25 years after the Unification at Mather Cafe in Chicago, IL

-Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 at 2 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: The delicious Dish on German Food at the Indian Trails Library in Wheeling, IL. includes tasting of Bienenstich!

-Wednesday, October 28th, at 1 p.m.: "Mad" King Ludwig II of Bavaria: Inside the Life and Mind of Germany's Fairy-tale King at Park Place of Elmhurst


-On Thursdays, October 22 and October 29th, from 1 to 3 pm. I will teach a 2 session class at the College of Lake County regarding the 25th anniversary of the German Unification! Please register with the Discovery program of CLC.

November:

-Sunday, November 1st, 2015 at approx 1 p.m.: The amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile in Schaumburg, IL (event for an Automobile Club). More Details to follow.  (PRIVATE EVENT!)

-Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015: 9 a.m.: The New Germany 25 years after the Unification at the Patty Turner Center (for Men's Club) in Deerfield, IL

-Thursday, November 5th, 2015: 11 a.m.: Richard Wagner und Koenig Ludwig von Bayern: Zwischen Musik und Wahnsinn at the Columbia Club in Chicago (lecture will be presented in German!)

-Friday, November 6th, 2015: 1-3 p.m.: Mad King Ludwig: The Life and Times of Bavaria's Dream King. at Brookdale in Des Plaines, IL for Harper College.  Please register through Harper College's Lifelong Learning  Program.




-Thursday, November 12th, Learning Program. 2015, 1-3 p.m.: The Tainted Legacy of Richard Wagner at Harper College, Please register through the College's Lifelong Learning Program.

-Monday, November 16th, 2015, 1-3 p.m.: The Tainted Legacy of Richard Wagner. at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL

-Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 and Tuesday, November 17th, 1-3 p.m.: Germany and Israel: A story of Guilt and an unlikely Friendship and Screening of the movie WALK ON WATER at the College of Lake County, Vernon Hills Campus. Please register through the College's Discovery program.

December:

-Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 at 7.30 p.m.: BRAND NEW PROGRAM: Margarete Steiff-- the awe-inspiring story behind the world's most famous toy maker! at the Mt Prospect Public Library in Mount Prospect, IL

-Monday, December 14th, 2015 at 2 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: The delicious Dish on German Food at the Mather Residence in Evanston.  private program!

2016:

January:



  -Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 at 2 p.m.: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the     History of the German Automobile at the Moorings of Arlington Heights (private event) in Arlington Heights, IL  

-Sunday, January 24th, 2016 at 2 p.m.:  Margarete Steiff--the awe-inspiring story behind the world's most famous toy maker! at the Northbrook Public Library in Northbrook, IL

February:

-Friday, February 26th, 2016 at 10 a.m.: Richard Wagner and King Ludwig of Bavaria: Between Music and Madness at Roosevelt University in Schaumburg, IL.

March:


-Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 at 7 p.m.: Richard Wagner and King Ludwig of Bavaria: Between Music and Madness, an event sponsored by the Wagner Society of America. Location: Allegro Hotel in Downtown Chicago.

-Thursday, March 10th, 2016 at 1.30 p.m.: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear-- the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff! at the Des Plains History Center in Des Plaines, IL


-On Saturday, March 12th, 2016 at 7 p.m. I will introduce the movie: Hannah's Journey at the JCC Film Festival at the Landmark Renaissance Movie Theater in Highland Park! To get tickets and obtain much more information about the wonderful Jewish Film Festival go to: www. jccfilmfest.org


-Monday, March 14th, 2016 at 6.30 p.m.: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at the Cook Memorial Library District in Libertyville, IL

-Thursday, March 17th, 2016 at 1 p.m.: Germany 25 years after the Unification at Oakton Community College in Skokie, IL

-Friday, March 18th, 2016 at 11 am.: Germany 25 years after the Unification at Oakton Community College in Skokie, IL.

-Friday, March 18th, 2016 at 7.30 p.m.: The New Promised Land? How the current Refugee Crisis will affect and change Germany. At the Mather in Wilmette (private event!)  

-Monday, March 21st, 2016 from 1 to 3 p.m.: The New Germany 25 years after the Re-Unification at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL.

-Thursday, March 24th, 2016: at 12 noon: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at Dickinson Hall, Lake Forest Senior Center, in Lake Forest, Illinois.

-Monday, March 28th, 2016 at 7 p.m: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear-- the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff! at the Schaumburg Public Library in Schaumburg, IL.

-Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 at 7 p.m.: The woman behind the Teddy Bear-- the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff at the Glenview Public Library in Glenview, IL.

-Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 7 p.m.: : The Woman behind the Teddy Bear- the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff! at the Fremont Public Library in Mundelein, IL.

-Thursday, March 31st, 2016 at 1.30 p.m: The New Promised Land? How the current refugee crisis will affect and shape Germany! at Lake Forest Place (private event!)  

April:

-Thursday, April 7th, 2016 from 1 to 3 p.m.: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at Friendship Village in Schaumburg, IL.  (organized by Harper College. Please register at Harper College's Lifelong Learning Institute. )

-Friday, April 8th at 2 p.m.: The New Promised Land? How the current refugee Crisis will affect and shape Germany at Westminster in Evanston, IL (private event)

-Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 from 1 to 3 p.m.: Margarete Steiff-- the awe-inspiring story behind the world's most famous toy maker! at the College of Lake County, Vernon Hills Campus. Please register through the College's Discovery Program.


-Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 2 p.m: The New Promised Land? How the current refugee crisis will affect and shape Germany! at Park Place in Elmhurst (PRIVATE EVENT-- only for residents!)  

-Thursday, April 21st, 2016 from 1 to 3 p.m.: Margarete Steiff -- the awe-inspiring story behind the world's most famous toy maker! at Harper College. Please register at Harper College's Lifelong Learning Institute.

-Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 at 10 a.m.: Jewish DPs in Germany from 1945 to 1948 for the North Shore Senior Center's Men's Club in Northfield, IL

 May:

-PLEASE NOTE! THIS IS A PRIVATE PROGRAM! ONLY FOR BETH EL STUDENTS! Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 12.15 p.m.: Introducing Fritz Bauer-- The German Jew who found Eichmann and initiated the Auschwitz Trials at North Suburban Synagogue Beth El in Highland Park, IL,

-Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 at 9 a.m: The New Promised Land? How the current refugee crisis will affect and shape Germany! at the Patty Turner Center (Men's Club) in Deerfield, IL


-Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at 7 p.m.: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear: The awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff at the Patty Turner Center (for the Deerfield Historical Society) in Deerfield, IL

-Monday, May 16th, 2016 at 1 p.m.: The New Promised Land? How the current refugee crisis will affect and shape Germany! at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL



June:


-Thursday, June 9th, 2016 at 1 p.m.: The New Promised Land? How the current refugee crisis will affect and shape Germany! at Oakton Community College in Skokie, IL (part of the Passages Emeritus program)

-Friday, June 10th, 2016 at 2 p.m.: The New Promised Land? How the current refugee crisis will affect and shape Germany! at the VI in Glenview, IL

-Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 7 p.m.: The New Promised Land? How the current refugee crisis will affect and shape Germany! at the ELA Library in Lake Zurich, IL

-Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 at 7 p.m.: The New Promised Land? How the current refugee crisis will affect and shape Germany! at the Fremont Library in Mundelein, IL.

-Friday, June 17th 2016 at 10 a.m.: Introducing Fritz Bauer-- The German Jew who found Eichmann and initiated the Auschwitz Trials at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL

-Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at 11.30 a.m.: The New Promised Land? How the current refugee crisis will affect and shape Germany! at Mather Cafe on Higgins, Chicago, IL

-Monday, June 20th, 2016 from 1 to 3 p.m.: The New Promised Land? How the current refugee crisis will affect and shape Germany! at Harper College in Palatine. Please sign up through the Life Long Learning department.

 July:

-July 8th, 2016: 2 p.m. The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz at the VI in Glenview (private event)
 

-Thursday, July 28th, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall: 55th anniversary  lecture at Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights (for Harper College, please sign up through their Life  Long Learning Department).


August:

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 at 2 p.m: Introducing Fritz Bauer-- the German Jew who found Eichmann and initiated the Auschwitz trials. at the Evanston Public Library (part of the YIVO Summer Festival)

-Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 10.30 a.m..: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at the Highland Park Senior Center in Highland Park, IL (lecture will take place at the Highland Park Police Station).

-Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 1 p.m.: Culinaria Germania: The delicious Dish on German Food at Lutheran Homes in Arlington Heights (please register through Harper College's Lifelong Learning program) in Arlington Heights, IL.

-Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 2 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the VI in Glenview, IL (private event)

-Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 1 p.m.: The woman behind the Teddy Bear-- the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff at the Brookdale in Des Plaines, (Women's Club-- private event!) 

September:

-Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 at 7 p.m.: The woman behind the Teddy Bear-- the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff at the ELA Library in Lake Zurich, IL

-Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 1.30 p.m.: Margarete Steiff-- The awe-inspiring story behind the world's most famous toy maker! at Patty Turner Center in Deerfield, IL  

-Thursday, September 15th, 2016 from 1 to 3 p.m.: The New Promised Land? How the current refugee Crisis is affecting and changing Germany at the College of Lake County. Please register through CLC's DISCOVERY program.

September:


-Friday, September 16th, 2016 at 7.30 p.m.: The woman behind the Teddy Bear: the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff at the Mather in Wilmette. (private event)

-Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 at 1 p.m.: Frederick the Great-- The Life and Times of Germany's King of Kings at Harper College in Palatine (please register through the Lifelong Learning Program) in Palatine, IL 

-Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 at 7.30 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall  at Westminster Presbyterian Home in Evanston, IL (private event!)

-Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 1 p.m.: The New Germany-- The European Leader with a difficult legacy!  at Oakton Community College in Skokie, IL (register through the Emeritus Passport program)

-Friday, September 23rd, 2016: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear-- The Story of Margarete Steiff at the VI in Glenview (private event)

October:


-Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 at 9 a.m.:  Fritz Bauer-- A Heroic Story! at the Patty Turner Center (Men's Club) in Deerfield, IL

-Thursday, October 6th, 2016 at 11 a.m.: Culinaria Germania-- The delicious Dish on German Food at Friendship Village in Schaumburg, IL (private event!)

-Friday, October 7th, 2016 at 2 p.m.: Culinaria Germania- The delicious Dish on German Food at the VI in Glenview, IL (private event)

-Saturday, October 8th, 2016 at 11.30 a.m.: Margarete Steiff-- The awe-inspiring story behind the world's most famous toy maker! at Mather Cafe on Higgins, Chicago, IL

-Sunday, October 9th, 2016,  2 p.m.: The amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at the Elgin History Museum in Elgin, IL

-Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 at 1 p.m.: Introducing Fritz Bauer-- the German Jew who found Eichmann and initiated the Auschwitz Trials at Oakton Community College (Passages Program) in Skokie, IL

-Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 at 6 p.m.: The woman behind the Teddy Bear-- The awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff! at the Fox Lake District Library in Fox Lake, IL.

-Thursday, October 13th, 2016 from 1 to 3 p.m.: Nazi Hunter Fritz Bauer -- A Heroic Story. at the College of Lake County. Please register through CLC's DISCOVERY department. in Vernon Hills, IL.

-Saturday, October 15th, 2016 at 1 p.m.: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear-- the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff at the Oswego Public Library, Montgomery Campus in Oswego, IL

-Sunday, October 16th, 2016 at 2 p.m.: Everyday Life in East Germany: A Look across the Border at the Eisenhower Public Library District in Harwood Heights, IL

-Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 at 7 p.m.: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear-- The awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff at the Des Plaines Public Library in Des Plaines, IL

-Thursday, October 20th, 2016 at 1 p.m.: Introducing Fritz Bauer- the German Jew who found Eichmann and initiated the Auschwitz Trials at Harper College in Palatine, IL. (Please register through the Life-Long Learning program)

-Sunday, October 23rd, 2016 at 3 p.m.: Mad Ludwig II of Bavaria: Inside the Life and Mind of Germany's Fairytale King at the Hotel Orrington in Evanston, IL. This is a free program sponsored by the Wagner Society of America.

-Monday, October 24th, 2016 from 1 to 3 p.m.: Frederick the Great-- Exploring the Life and Times of Germany's King of Kings! at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL

-Thursday, October 27th, 2016 from 1 to 3 p.m.: Frederick the Great -- Exploring the Life and Times of Germany's King of Kings! at the College of Lake County in Vernon Hills, IL (Please register through CLC's DISCOVERY Program)

November:


-Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 at 10.30 a.m.: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear-- the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff in Barrington (location to be announced) for the Questers, Barrington, IL

-Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 at 12 noon: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear- the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff at the Geneva Public Library in Geneva, IL

-Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016: 7 p.m. The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the Rolling Meadows Public Library in Rolling Meadows, IL.

-Thursday, November 3rd, 2016: 11 a.m.: Das k├╝hne Abenteuer der Bertha Benz und die Erfindung des Automobils in Deutschland at WAC Chicago (for the Columbia Club) in Chicago, Illinois. (lecture will be presented in German)

-Friday, November 4th,  2016 at 2 p.m.: Operation Freedom-- The Berlin Airlift at the VI in Glenview, IL (private event)

-Monday, November 7th, 2016: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.: Mad King Ludwig of Bavaria: Inside the times and mind of Germany's Fairy tale king! at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL

-Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 at 7 p.m.: Introducing Fritz Bauer-- The German Jew who found Eichmann and initiated the Auschwitz trials at the Fremont Public Library in Mundelein, Il


-Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 at 2 p.m.: The New Promised Land? How the current refugee crisis will affect and change Germany at the Moorings of Arlington Heights (event for residents only.)

-Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 at 7 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at Lutheran Village in Arlington Heights (event only for residents) in Arlington Heights, IL

-Thursday, November 17th, 2016 at 1 p.m.: The Germans and their Fuehrer-- Insights into a mutual obsession. at Harper College in Palatine, IL. (Please register through the Life-Long Learning program)

December:

-Thursday, December 1st , 2016 at 7 p.m..: Culinaria Germania-- The delicious Dish on German Food at the Naperville Public Library in Naperville, IL  

-Tuesday, December 27th, 2016 at 3 p.m.: Culinaria Germania-- the delicious Dish on German Food at the Mather in Wilmette, IL (only for residents!)


2017

January:


-Monday, January 9th, 2017 at 2 p.m.: Never Forget: Remembering the Holocaust in Berlin and Germany (organized by the Indian Trails Library in Wheeling, IL.) Event location: Buffalo Grove Alcott Center, 530 Bernard Drive.


 -Friday, January 13th, 2017 at 2 p.m.: Introducing Fritz Bauer  at the VI in Glenview, IL (private event)



-Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 at 7 p.m.: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear: the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff at the Lodge in Northbrook, IL
February:

-Thursday, February 2nd, 2107 at 1.30 p.m.: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear-- the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff at Church Creek in Arlington Heights, IL

-Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 at 7 p.m.: Operation Freedom-- The Berlin Airlift at the Luther Village in Arlington Heights, IL (for residents only)

-Friday, February 10th, 2017 at 2 p.m.: Mad King Ludwig of Bavaria at the VI in Glenview, IL (private event)

March:



-Saturday, March 11th, 2017 at 3 p.m.: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile  at the Winnetka Public Library in Winnetka, IL.


-Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at 1 p.m.: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear: The awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff at the North Shore Senior Center (NSSC) in Northfield, IL (Please register with the Lifelong Learning Department

-Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 1 p.m.: Germany, Angela Merkel, and the impending Election at Oakton Community College in Skokie, IL (please register through the EMERITUS program)

-Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 11 a.m: Germany, Angela Merkel, and the impending Election at Oakton Community College in Skokie, IL (please register through the EMERITUS program)

-Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 7 p.m.: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear: the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff  (private event for the Old Things Antique Club in Park Ridge), IL

-Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 1 p.m: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear: The awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff at Oakton College in Skokie, IL (part of their Passages Lecture Series)

-Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 1 p.m.: Never Forget: Remembering the Holocaust in Berlin and Germany at the Garlands in Barrington, IL. (Please register through Harper College's Lifelong Learning Program)

-Thursday, March 30th, 2017 at 2 p.m.: Nazi Hunter Fritz Bauer-- A Heroic Story at the Wyndemere Community in Wheaton, IL


April:


-Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 at 7 p.m.: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at Luther Village in Arlington Heights, IL (residents only)

-Thursday, April 6th, 2017 at 2 p.m.: Germany, Angela Merkel, and the Impending Elections at the VI in Glenview, IL

-Thursday, April 6th, 2017 at 7.30 p.m.: Fritz Bauer-- A Heroic Story at Westminster in Evanston, IL.

-Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 at 9 a.m.: Germany-- Feeling the Pulse of a Nation at the Patty Turner Men's Club in Deerfield, IL

- Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 at 1 p.m.: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear-- the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff at Dickinson Hall in Lake Forest (Lake Forest Senior Center) Lake Forest, IL


-Thursday, April 13th, 2017 at 10 a.m.: Germany- Feeling the Pulse of a Nation at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL

-Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 evening: (time to be determined): The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the American Legion Building in Lake Forest, IL (event of the Lake Forest- Lake Bluff Historical Society)


-Thursday, April 20th, 2017 at 1 p.m.: JFK and Reagan: Two American Presidents in Berlin at  the Garlands in Barrington, IL (Please register through Harper College's Lifelong Learning Program)


-Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 at 1.30 p.m.: Fritz Bauer -- A Heroic Story! at the Schaumburg Public Library in Schaumburg, IL

-Monday, April 24th, 2017 at 10 a.m.: Fritz Bauer -- A Heroic Story! at the Highland Park Senior Center (program will take place at the Highland Park Police Station) in Highland Park, IL

-Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 10 a.m: Fritz Bauer-- Hunting Eichmann at North Shore Senior Center (for Men's Club) in Northfield, IL

-Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 at 12 noon: Fritz Bauer - A Heroic Story! at the JCC in Northbrook, IL

-Thursday, April 27th, 2017 at 1 p.m.; Germany-- Feeling the Pulse of a Nation at the College of Lake County, in Vernon Hills, IL (part of the College's Discovery Program)

May:


-Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 at 7 p.m. JFK and Reagan: American Presidents in Berlin at the Fremont Public Library in Mundelein, IL


-Tuesday, May 9th 2017, at 2 p.m.: Fritz Bauer -- A Heroic Story! at the Northbrook Public Library in Northbrook, IL

-Thursday, May 11th, 2017 at 1 p.m.: Germany, Angela Merkel, and the impending Election at Harper College in Palatine, IL

-Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 2 p.m.: Fascinating Insights into Post-War DP Camps in Germany at the VI in Glenview, IL

-Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 7 p.m. JFK and Reagan: American Presidents in Berlin at the Schaumburg Public Library in Schaumburg, IL

June:



-Thursday, June 8th, 2017 at 1.30 p.m.: Germany, Angela Merkel, and the Impending Election  at Lake Forest Place in Lake Forest, IL (for residents only)


-Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 1 p.m.: Germany-- feeling the pulse of a Nation at Dickinson Hall in Lake Forest (Lake Forest Senior Center) Lake Forest, IL

-Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 7 p.m.: Germany, Angela Merkel, and the impending Election  at the Fremont Public Library in Mundelein, IL

-Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 1 p.m.: Reflections on 250 years of German- American Relations at the College of Lake County, in Vernon Hills, IL (Part of CLC's QUEST program)


-Friday, June 23rd, 2017 at 2 p.m.: JFK and Reagan- American Presidents in Berlin at the VI in Glenview

-Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at 1 p.m.: Fascinating Insights into Post-War DP Camps in Germany at Oakton College in Skokie, IL (part of the Passages Lecture Series)

-Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 at 7 p.m.: Reflections on 250 years of German-American Relations at the ELA Library in Lake Zurich, IL


July:


-Wednesday, July 5th, 2017: at 7 p.m.: JFK and Reagan: American Presidents in Berlin at Luther Village in Arlington Heights, IL (residents only)


-Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 2 p.m.: Germany, Angela Merkel and the impending Election at the Moorings of Arlington Heights, IL (residents only!)

-Thursday, July 13th, 2017 at 1 p.m.: "Mad" King Ludwig II of Bavaria: Inside the Life and Mind of Germany's Fairytale King at the RAP (Retired Adults Program) at McHenry County College in Chrystal Lake, IL

-Thursday, July 13th, 2017 at 7 p.m.: Germany -- The European Leader with a difficult legacy at the Wilmette Library (part of the YIVO society's Summer festival) in Wilmette, IL

-Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 1 p.m.: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear: The awe-inspiring story of Margarethe Steiff at the Indian Trails Library in Wheeling, IL

-Thursday, July 20th, 2017 at 1 p.m.: Germany- European Leader with a difficult legacy at Harper College in Palatine, IL (main Campus, W building)

-Saturday, July 22nd, 2017: at 1.30 p.m.: Operation Freedom- The Berlin Airlift at North Shore Place in Northbrook, IL 
July:



-Thursday, July 27th, 2017 at 1 p.m: Germany, Angela Merkel, and the impending Election at the College of Lake County in Vernon Hills, IL (please register through the College's Discovery program)

-Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 1 p.m.: Reflections on 250 years of German-American Relations at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL
August:



-Friday, August 4th, 2017 at 2 p.m: Germany- Feeling the Pulse of a Nation at the VI in Glenview

-Thursday, August 10th, 2017 at 2 p.m.: Germany- Feeling the Pulse of a Nation at Villa Addolorata in Wheeling, IL  (please register through Harper College)

-Saturday, August 12th, 2017 at 1.30 p.m.: The Amazing Adventure of Bertha Benz and the History of the German Automobile at North Shore Place in Northbrook, IL 


-Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at 7 p.m: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear: The awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff at Luther Village in Arlington Heights, IL (residents only)

-Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at 1 p.m.: Germany, Angela Merkel, and the impending Election at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL

-Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 3 p.m.: Reflections on 250 years of German- American Relations at the Mather Wilmette

September:


-Sunday, September 3rd, 2017 at 2 p.m.: Nazi Hunter Fritz Bauer-- A Heroic Story! at Lake Barrington Woods Retirement Community in Lake Barrington, IL 


- September 12th, 2017 at 1 p.m.: The Life and Times of Martin Luther at Oakton College in Skokie, IL

-Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 at 7.30 p.m.: The Life and Times of Martin Luther at the Mt. Prospect Library in Mt Prospect, IL


-Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at 7 p.m.: "Mad" King Ludwig of Bavaria: The Life and Times of Germany's Fairy Tale King  at Luther Village in Arlington Heights, IL (residents only)

-Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 7 p.m.: Here I stand! The Life and Times of Martin Luther at the Des Plaines Public Library in Des Plaines, IL

-Thursday, September 28th, 2017 at 7 p.m.: Reflections on 250 years of German-American Relations at the Elmhurst Public Library in Elmhurst, IL

October:

-Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 1 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at McHenry Country College (adult learning program)

-Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at 1 p.m. The Life and Times of Martin Luther at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL

-Thursday, October 5th, 2017 at 1 p.m.: The Life and Times of Martin Luther at the Arlington Heights Senior Center in Arlington Heights, IL ( please register through Harper College's Lifelong Learning program) 

-Monday, October 9th, 2017 at 7.30 p.m.: Reflections on 250 years of German-American Relations at the Mather in Evanston, IL (for residents only) 

-Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 at 1 p.m: Topic to be determined-- Temple in Wilmette

-Wednesday, October 11th, 2017: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear at Park Place in Elmhurst (for residents only) 

-Thursday, October 12th, 2017 at 1.30 p.m.: The Life and Times of Martin Luther at the Des Plaines History Center in Des Plaines, IL

-Saturday, October 14th, 2017 at 1.30 p.m.: Richard Wagner and King Ludwig of Bavaria: Between Music and Madness at North Shore Place in Northbrook, IL 
-Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 7 p.m.:"Culinaria Germania: The delicious Dish on German Food" at Luther Village in Arlington Heights, IL (residents only)

-Thursday, October 19th, 2017 at 1 p.m.: The Life and Times of Martin Luther at the College of Lake County in Vernon Hills, (register through their Discovery Program)

-Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 7 p.m.: The Life and Times of Martin Luther at the Fremont Public Library in Mundelein, IL -- WAIT LIST ONLY 

-Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 11 a.m.: Culinaria Germania: The delicious Dish on German Food at Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights, IL

-Thursday, October 26th, 2017 at 3 p.m.: The Life and Times of Martin Luther at the Mather in Wilmette


October:



-Monday, October 30th, 2017 at 7 p.m.: The Life and Times of Martin Luther at the ELA Library in Lake Zurich, IL 



November:

-Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 at 1 p.m.: Germany- A Post-Election Review at the North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL

-Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 1 p.m.: Germany- A Post- Election Review at Oakton College in Skokie, IL

-Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at 11 a.m.: Germany- A Post-Election Review at Oakton College in Skokie, IL


-Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 1 p.m.: Germany-- A Post Election Review at the College of Lake County in Vernon Hills, please register through their DISCOVERY Program.

-Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 at 7 p.m.: The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall at the Naperville Public Library (3015 Cedar Glade Drive) in Naperville, IL 

-Thursday, November 9th, 2017 at 1 p.m.: Germany - A Post-Election Review at Harper College in Palatine (please register through the College's Lifelong Learning Department.)

-Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 9 a.m.: Germany -a post-Election Review at Temple Jeremiah in Northbrook (for the GEL group). 

-Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 2 p.m.: Germany- a Post Election Review at the VI in Glenview

-Monday, November 13th, 2017 at 2 p.m.: Germany-- A Post-Election Review at Moorings in Arlington Heights, IL (for residents only) 

- Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 1 p.m.: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear: the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff at Friendship Village in Schaumburg, IL

-Tuesday, November 21st, 2017: The Woman behind the Teddy Bear: the awe-inspiring story of Margarete Steiff. This is a private event for the Clarinda Cady Questers of Inverness, IL.

-Tuesday, November 28th, 2017: Germany- A Post-Election Review at the Patty Turner Center in Deerfield, IL






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