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Spring Potpourri IV

May 2 – Gunfight at O.K. Corral
At about 3 pm on October 26, 1881, in a vacant lot next to Fly’s Boarding House in Tombstone, Arizona, nine men faced off. 30 seconds and 30 shots later, three were dead and three more wounded. This shootout has come down to us as the gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Find out not only about those 30 seconds, but also what led to the fight as well its bloody aftermath. Presenter: Donald Valentino

May 9 – Ways to Love Your Brain
Your brain health awareness journey starts here! Learn about the key habits and protective measures under your control to promote healthy aging and maintain good cognitive health throughout life. Key presentation points include brain foods and nutrition, brain and body benefits of physical exercise and restorative sleep, appropriate stress management and social stimulation as well as avoidance of toxins. Presenter: Christine Vanden Hoogen

May 16 – The European Trip of a Lifetime
Helen Perry Curtis (1888-1980) was an artist, museum curator, YMCA volunteer during World War I and European traveler. In 1937 Curtis published “Jean & Company, Unlimited,” the charming story of an American girl’s first encounter with Europe, a story based on her own experiences traveling with her daughters. Laura Gellott’s biography of Curtis, “Helen Perry Curtis and the European Trip of a Lifetime,” is the story of the search for Curtis and her European travels. Presenter: Laura Gellot


Donald Valentino

After a 31-year career, Donald retired as a captain from the Milwaukee Police Department in 2000. Having always enjoyed history, he returned to school and earned a master’s degree in history from UWM in 2010. He also had a 20-year ... read more

Rolf Lulloff

Dr. Rolf S. Lulloff is a retired orthopedic surgeon. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin Madison School of Medicine in 1967, completed his internship at the Utah Medical Center and then in 1972 completed his residency at the Wisconsin ... read more

Laura Gellott

Laura Gellott is professor of history, emeritus, at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, where she taught European history for 30 years. Gellott is an award-winning teacher  and in retirement a frequent lecturer on European history and contemporary European affairs. She recently ... read more

Date: 3 Mon, May 2-16, 2022

Delivery Method: In-person With Livestream

Time: 10-11:15am CT

Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center or view on Zoom

Donald Valentino
Rolf Lulloff
Laura Gellott

Fee: $20

Program Number: SPRI:162

Registration opens Tue, Jan 11, 2022.

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