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2022 LECTURE SCHEDULE

(Followed by CURRENT LECTURE OFFERINGS, LECTURE CODES, and LECTURE DESCRIPTIONS)

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(CHECK BACK OFTEN AS NEW LECTURES ARE ALWAYS BEING ADDED)

 

1/18 The Wellness Center of Basking Ridge 10:30am L3 (V)

2/2 Westfield Historical Society 12noon L10 (IP)

2/5 DAR (Morristown Chapter) 11:30am L3 (V)

2/7 Somerset County Library System 7pm L1 (V)

2/8 Fairfield Library 11am L1 (IP)

2/8 Suffern Library 2pm L1 (V)

2/8 Roxbury Library 7pm L1 (V)

2/9 Cranes Mill 7:30pm L1 (IP)

2/15 Lee Memorial Library (Allendale) 7pl L1 (V)

2/16 Livingston Senior, Youth, and Leisure Services 2pm L1 (V)

2/16 Riverdale Library 7pm L5 (IP)

2/22 Cedar Crest Pompton Plains 10:30am L10 (IP)

2/22 Cedar Crest Pompton Plains 1:30pm L3 (IP)

2/22 Madison Library 7pm L16 (V)

3/1 DAR-Basking Ridge Chapter 12:30pm L5 (IP)

3/1 Morristown and Morris Township Library 7pm L3 (V)

3/3 Hillsborough Senior Wellness Center 11am L6 (V)

3/7 Somerset  County Senior Center 2:30pm L3 (V)

3/10 Norwood Public Library 12:30pm L3 (IP)

3/10 Hunterdon County Library 7pm L3 (V)

3/14 St. Rose of Lima Church 11am  L3 (IP)

3/15 Bloomfield Library 6pm L3 (V)

3/16 Livingston Senior, Youth, and Leisure Services 2pm L3 (V)

3/21 Trilogy History Club at Lake Frederick, VA 2pm L4 (IP)

3/29 Morris School District Great Horizons 11am L5 (IP)

3/29 DAR (Beacon Hill Chapter) 7:30pm L3 (IP)

3/31 Ridgewood Library 7pm L3 (V)

4/4 Historical Society of West Windsor 7pm L3 (V)

4/5 DAR-Basking Ridge 12:30pm L9 (IP)

4/5 Cranes Mill 7:30pm L6 (IP)

4/11 Woman’s Club of Franklin Lakes 7pm L3 (IP)

4/19 Bernards Township Library 7pm L9 (IP)

4/21 New Providence Historical Society 8pm L3 (IP)

5/12 Bogota Public Library 7pm L1 (V)

5/15 Pascack Valley Historical Society 2pm L1 (IP)

5/17 Mountainside Public Library 7pm L1 (V)

5/19 Regency at Denville 7:30pm L9 (V)

5/21 The Society of The Cincinnati annual meeting 7pm George Washington, Morristown,NJ and The Revolutionary War (IP)

5/24 Crane’s Mill 7:30pm L4 (IP)

6/1 Randolph Township Library 7pm L3 (IP)

6/2 Sparta Library 11am L9 (IP)

6/2 The Oaks at Denville 7pm L5 (IP)

6/4 Westfield Memorial Library 2pm L9 (IP)

6/6 West Milford Township Library 6:30pm L4 (V)

6/14 Activities Unlimited 1pm L9 (IP)

6/15 Riverdale Public Library 7pm L9 (IP)

6/20 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rutgers University 10:30am L9 (V)

6/21 Ridgewood Parks and Recreation 10:30am L9 (IP)

6/24 Denville Friday Coed Group 10:30am L9 (IP)

6/25 North Arlington Public Library 1pm L3 (IP)

6/27 North Bergen Public Library 6:30pm L1 (V)

6/28 Brookdale Community College 10:30am L6 (V)

6/28 Rockaway Township Public Library 7pm L9 (V)

6/29 Cranford  Public Library 7pm L9 (IP)

6/30 Oakland Senior Center 12:30pm L9 (IP)

6/30 Long Hill Township Library 7pm L9 (V)

7/1 Fairfield Public Library 11am L9 (IP)

7/5 North Haledon Library 1:30pm L9 (IP)

7/5 Cranes Mill 7:30pm L9 (IP)

7/11 Mahwah Public Library 7pm L5 (H)

7/12 Fort Lee Public Library 7pm L6 (V)

7/13 Wyckoff Public Library 7pm L9 (IP)

7/14 Senior Citizens of Millburn 10:15am L9 (IP)

7/14 Parsippany Public Library 7pm L9 (H)

7/15 Teaneck Public Library 10am L9 (IP)

7/18 Suffern Free Library 2pm L9 (IP)

7/19 Oakland Public Library 6:30pm L9 (IP)

7/21 Tenafly Senior Center 2pm L4 (IP)

9/1 Hillsborough Senior Center 11am L5 (V)

9/7 DAR-Basking Ridge Chapter 12:30pm L4 (IP)

9/9 The Oaks at Denville 1pm L6 (IP)

9/12 Trilogy History Club of Lake Frederick, VA 2pm L10 (IP)

9/14 Fairlawn Public Library 7pm L1 (IP)

9/15 Pine Lake Seniors 10:45am L4 (IP)

9/19 Hunterdon County Division of Seniors, Disabilities, and Veterans’ Services 11:30am tL1 (IP)

9/19 Long Hill Township Library 7pm L5 (V)

9/20 Lantern Hill Senior Living Community 1pm L6 (IP)

9/20 Madison Historical Society 7pm L3 (V)

9/21 Livingston Senior, Youth, and Leisure Services 1:30pm L6 (IP)

9/22 Tenafly Senior Center 2pm L3 (IP)

9/28 Glen Rock Public Library 7pm L5 (IP)

10/3 Tappan Free Library 11am L3 (V)

10/4 Ridgewood Parks and Recreation 10:30am L10 (IP)

10/6 New Providence Memorial Library 7pm L16 (IP)

10/11 The Summit Old Guard 10am L10 (H)

10/24 Hunterdon County Division of Seniors, Disabilities, and Veterans’ Services 11:30am L3 (IP)

11/1 DAR-Basking Ridge Chapter 12:30pm L1 (IP)

11/1 Denville Public Library 7pm L10 (IP)

11/2 New City Library 2pm L4 (V)

11/2 West Milford Township Library 6:30pm L10 (V)

11/7 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rutgers University 10:30am L10 (V)

11/7 North Bergen Public Library 6:30pm L10 (V)

11/8 Ridgewood Parks and Recreation 11am L10 (IP)

11/9 Morristown and Morris Township Library 7pm L10 (V)

11/10 Sparta Library 11am L10 (IP)

11/10 Somerset County Library System 7pm L10 (V)

11/12 North Arlington Public Library 1pm L10 (IP)

11/14 Hunterdon County Division of Seniors , Disabilities, and Veterans’ Services 11:30am L10 (IP)

11/14 Linden Public Library 7pm L1 (IP)

11/15 Madison Library 7pm L10 (V)

11/16 Livingston Senior, Youth, and Leisure Services 1:30pm L10 (IP)

11/16 Verona Public Library 7pm L10 (V)

11/17 Tenafly Senior Center 2pm L10 (IP)

11/17 Lee Memorial Library (Allendale) 7pm L10 (V)

11/19 Society of Mayflower Descendants (NJ) 12pm L10 (IP)

11/21 Linden Public Library 7pm L3 (IP)

11/28 Linden Public Library 7pm L6 (IP)

 

2023 LECTURE SCHEDULE

1/11 Verona Public Library 7pm L2 (V)

2/4 Morristown DAR 11:30am L6 (IP)

2/6 Mahwah Public Library 7pm L1 (H)

3/7 Ridgewood College Club 1pm L3 (IP)

3/14 Bridgewater Woman’s Club 11am L3 (IP)

4/11 Historical Society of Florham Park 7pm L5 (IP)

6/1 Hillsborough Senior Citizens Group Chapter A 12:40pm L3 (IP)

 

 

THE FIVE MOST POPULAR REVOLUTIONARY WAR LECTURES

 

L1-GEORGE WASHINGTON, NEW JERSEY, AND THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR

L3-REMEMBER THE LADIES-WOMEN DURING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

L4-REMEMBERING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

L9-THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE-THE WHOLE STORY

L10-THE PILGRIMS AND THE MAYFLOWER-FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA

        …….AND A RISING STAR…….

L6-“PAINTING”THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

 

CURRENT LECTURE OFFERINGS, LECTURE CODES, AND LECTURE DESCRIPTIONS

 

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L1-GEORGE WASHINGTON, NEW JERSEY, AND THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR

      THE MAN…THE STATE…THE WAR

      A REVOLUTIONARY “TRIFECTA”

      GENERAL WASHINGTON ORDERS YOU TO ATTEND THIS LECTURE!

EMAIL JOEL (joelfarkas@aol.com) for a full description of this lecture

 

L2-AFTER THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR…LET OUR COUNTRY BEGIN!

     From 1783 through The War of 1812
INCLUDING: Creating our constitution, Our first presidents, “THE DUEL”, The War of 1812…AND A WHOLE LOT MORE!

EMAIL JOEL (joelfarkas@aol.com) for a full description of this lecture

 

L3-REMEMBER THE LADIES-WOMEN DURING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

Women, Health, and Medicine during The American Revolution

INCLUDING:  The challenges of being a woman, Medicine and childbirth, Our country’s First Ladies AND First Mother, A Lesson Learned

EMAIL JOEL (joelfarkas@aol.com) for a full description of this lecture

 

L4-REMEMBERING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

Mark Twain once said, “Never let the truth get in the way of a good story”. How do you remember the founding of our country?  LET’S FIND OUT!

EMAIL JOEL (joelfarkas@aol.com) for a full description of this lecture

 

L5-GEORGE WASHINGTON and MORRISTOWN, NJ...PERFECT TOGETHER

                           FINDING THE PAST IN THE PRESENT

It’s a beautiful day! Let’s take a walk. Let’s take a ride. Let’s “visually” explore the Revolutionary War/Morristown, NJ/George Washington connection. (Something you’ve been meaning to do for as long as you can remember, right?). So, LET’S DO IT!

EMAIL JOEL (joelfarkas@aol.com) for a full description of this lecture

 

L6-“PAINTING” THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

The founding of our country through the eyes of the artist

      Learn about the power and importance of Paintings, Portraits, Music,               Poetry, and other fine arts that still resonate in our lives today

PS: Learn what “macaroni” really means in the song “Yankee Doodle”. In fact, I’ll bet you’re singing that song right now for the first time in what, decades? Now that’s what I call “PAINTING” POWER!

EMAIL JOEL (joelfarkas@aol.com) for a full description of this lecture

 

L7-THE WHOLE STORY

      including: So why did Hamilton and Burr fight a duel? And whatever happened           to Aaron Burr after the duel?

including: So why did Benedict Arnold become a traitor?

including: So did all those people really fit in that small boat with Washington?

Iconic people and iconic events in their entirety:THE WHOLE STORY

EMAIL JOEL (joelfarkas@aol.com) for a full description of this lecture

 

L8-FORGOTTEN FOUNDERS

      Anybody remember Samual  Adams? (Beer?)

Maybe Ethan Allen? (Furniture?)

How about Henry Knox? (Gold?)

It’s time we remember our Forgotten Founders

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L9-THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

           AMERICA'S BIRTH CERTIFICATE

          FROM CONCEPTION TO CELEBRATION  

           “THE DOCUMENT” and “THE DAY” (and a whole lot of INDEPENDENCE in      between)

from THE MAGNA CARTA to THE ENGLISH BILL OF RIGHTS to THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR to THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE to THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION to INDEPENDENCE to THE FRENCH REVOLUTION to NAPOLEON to THE WAR OF 1812

(Fasten your saddles and seatbelts. This is going to be quite a ride)

EMAIL JOEL (joelfarkas@aol.com) for a full description of this lecture

 

L10-THE PILGRIMS AND THE MAYFLOWER

       From Christianity to Catholicism to Protestantism. From Henry the Eighth (yes,          THAT Henry the Eighth) to the Pilgrims and the Mayflower. And finally (you’ve            got to be hungry after almost 2000 years of travel) THANKSGIVING

         THE PILGRIMS AND THE MAYFLOWER-THE WHOLE STORY

         BRING YOUR DRAMAMINE. ENJOY YOUR TURKEY.

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L12-“lesser known” HEROES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

    You might know their names, now learn what you might not know they did

INCLUDING: George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, John Adams, Paul       Revere, James Madison, …and more!

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L16-THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION IN ONE HOUR

         The Founding Of Our Country For Those In A Hurry.

From 1754 and the first shots of the FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR, that led to THE TAXES, that led to REBELLION, that led to THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR, that led to INDEPENDENCE. It’s all here, PLUS : THE FRENCH REVOLUTION and THE WAR OF 1812

         DON’T FORGET YOUR SNEAKERS

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THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION IN ITS ENTIRETY- A Three lecture series

(Contact Joel for more information about this 3 lecture series)

L17-THE ROAD TO REVOLUTION (1753-1776)

L18-THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR (1775-1783)

L19-AFTER THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR (1783-1814)