NOTE FOR AUDIENCE MEMBERS: Not all events are free and many require advance registration. Please contact the organization directly if you are interested in attending.

 

PLEASE NOTE IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ARRANGING A BOOKING: November 2018 and the first three weeks of December 2018 are now fully booked and I can no longer accept bookings for those months


 July 25, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Western Dist Library, Orion, Jackie Kennedy

 

July 26, 2018, 1:30 p.m., Lake Forest Place, Illinois people

 

July 26, 2018, 7 p.m., Wilmette Public Library, America's First Ladies

 

July 27, 2018, evening, 2018 Iowa Storytelling Festival, Violet Jessop

 

July 29-August 5, 2018, vacation

 

August 6-12, 2018, High Plains Chautauqua, Colorado

 

August 13, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Council Bluff Public Library, Titanic Survivor Violet Jessop

 

August 14, 2018, 2 p.m., Rock Valley Public Library, TBD

 

August 14, 2018, 6 p.m., Hawarden Public Library, Iowa, Eleanor Roosevelt

 

August 15, 2018, 1 p.m., Le Mars Public Library, Iowa, TBD

 

August 15, 2018, 7 p.m., Sioux Center and Orange City Public Libraries, Iowa, TBD

 

August 16, 2018, 1 p.m., Laurens Public Library, Iowa, TBD

 

August 16, 2018, 7 p.m., West Bend Public Library, Iowa, TBD

 

August 17, 2018, 2 p.m., Marshalltown Public Library, Iowa, Amelia Earhart

 

August 18, 2018, Civil War Education Association Summer Symposium, Spring Mill State Historic Park, Mitchell, IN, Clara Barton

 

August 20, 2018, 3 p.m., private event

 

August 21, 2018, 1 p.m., Oakton Community College, Passages series, Hamilton's Women

 

Aug. 22, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Aug. 22, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Public Library, Louisa May Alcott


Aug. 23, 2018, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Violet Jessop

 

Aug. 25, 2018, 2 p.m., Mayslake Peabody Estate, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

August 27, 2018, 6:30 p.m., private event

 

Aug. 28, 2018, 1 p.m., Niles Senior Center, Hamilton's Women

 

Aug. 29, 2018, 2 p.m., First Ntl Bank Evergreen Park, Royal Weddings

 

Aug. 29, 2018, 7 p.m., Addison Public Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

Aug. 30, 2018, 11 a.m., private event

 

Aug. 30, 2018, 6:30 p.m., private event

 

Sept. 4, 2018, noon, Ela Township Community Center, Louisa May Alcott

 

Sept. 5, 2018, 1:30 p.m., private event

 

Sept. 6, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Sept. 6, 2018, 6 p.m., Frank L. Weyenberg Library, Mequon, WI, Louisa May Alcott

 

Sept. 7, 2018, 1:30 p.m., private event

 

Sept. 8, 2018, 12:30 p.m., private event

 

Sept. 9, 2018, Cantigny Revolutionary War Days, time TBD, Hamilton's Women

 

Sept. 10, 2018, 1:30 p.m., private event

 

Sept. 10, 2018, 6 p.m., Mather's More Than a Cafe, Queen Elizabeth II (lecture)

 

Sept. 11, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Sept. 11, 2018, 5:30 p.m., Hanover Township Senior Services, Hamilton's Women

 

Sept. 12, 2018, Noon, Union Church of Hinsdale Men's Club, Louisa May Alcott

 

Sept. 12, 2018, 7 p.m., Woodridge Public Library, Hamilton’s Women


Sept. 13, 2018, 1:30 p.m., Schaumburg Twnshp Dist Library, Ten People from Illinois

 

Sept. 13, 2018, 7 p.m., Orland Park Public Library, Ten People from Illinois

 

Sept. 14, 2018, 9:15 a.m., private event

 

Sept. 14, 2018, 11:30 a.m., private event

 

Sept. 15-16, 2018, TBD, Revolutionary War event, Cantigny, Hamilton's Women

 

Sept. 16, 2018, 2 p.m., Frankfort Public Library, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

Sept. 17, 2018, 7 p.m., Thomas Ford Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

Sept. 18, 2018, 11:30 a.m., Eastern Iowa Community College, America's First Ladies

 

Sept. 18, 2018, 7 p.m., Bloomingdale Public Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

Sept. 19, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Sept. 19, 2018, 7 p.m., Wheaton Public Library, Ten People from Illinois

 

Sept. 20, 2018, 1 p.m., St. Charles Public Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

Sept. 20, 2018, 7 p.m., Itasca Community Library, Ten Illinoisans Who Changed History

 

Sept. 22, 2018, 10 a.m., Winnetka Public Library, Queen Victoria (lecture)

 

Sept. 22, 2018, 2 p.m., Friends of the Edgewater Library, Edgewater Library, Chicago, free, Louisa May Alcott

 

Sept. 23, 2018, 2 p.m., Palos Heights Public Library, Mary Pickford

 

Sept. 24, 2018, 7:30 p.m., Thornton Historical Society, Royal Weddings

 

Sept. 25, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Maine Township MaineStreamers, Grace Kelly


Sept. 25, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Sept. 26, 2018, noon, All Saints Lutheran Church seniors, Orland Park, Bette Davis

 

Sept. 27, 2018, 10 a.m., Harper College Lifelong Learning, Louisa May Alcott

 

Sept. 27, 2018, 1:30 p.m., Windsor Park Carol Stream, Louisa May Alcott

 

Sept. 27, 2018, 7 p.m., Winfield Public Library, Ten People from Illinois

 

Sept. 28, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Sept. 29, 2018, 9 a.m., Wild Ones Symposium, Schererville, IN, Rachel Carson

 

Sept. 29, 2018, TBD (afternoon), Carter G. Woodson Regional Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

Sept. 30, 2018, 2 p.m., Bloomington Public Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

Oct. 1, 2018, luncheon, Geneva Lake Women's Association, Brownie Wise

 

Oct. 2, 2018, 10:30 a.m., St. Elizabeth Seton Church, Chicago Candy

 

Oct. 2, 2018, 3 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 3, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Niles-Maine District Library, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

Oct. 3, 2018, 7 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 4, 2018, 10:15 a.m., private event

 

Oct. 4, 2018, 1:15 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 5, 2018, 1 p.m., Harper College Lifelong Learning, Royal Weddings


Oct. 6, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 7, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 8, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 9, 2018, 1 p.m., Levy Senior Center, Evanston, Chicago Candy

Oct. 9, 2018, 7 p.m., Prairie Trails Public Library, Burbank, Hamilton's Women

 

Oct. 10, 2018, 10 a.m., private event

 

Oct. 10, 2018, 7 p.m., Bartlett Public Library, Chicago Candy

 

Oct. 11, 2018, 1:30 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 11, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Cook Library at Sullivan Community Center Vernon Hills, Louisa May Alcott

 

Oct. 12, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 13, 2018, 8:45 a.m., IEA Retired Conference, Ten People From Illinois

 

Oct. 13, 2018, 1:30 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 14, 2018, 2 p.m, Kendall County Home Community Education tea, Jackie Kennedy

 

Oct. 15, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 15, 2018, 7 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 16, 2018, 1 p.m., private eventOct. 16, 2018, 7 p.m., Elmhurst Public Library, Queen Elizabeth II

 

Oct. 17, 2018, 11 a.m., Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, TBD

 

Oct. 18, 2018, 3 pm, private event


Oct. 18, 2018, 7 p.m., Addison Historical Society, Ten People from Illinois

 

Oct. 19, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Lake Forest Lake Bluff Historical Society, Alice Paul

 

Oct. 20, 2018, Noon, private event

 

Oct. 21, 2018, 2 p.m., St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Jackie Kennedy

 

Oct. 22, 2018, 10 a.m., private event

 

Oct 23-24, 2018, out of state, Virginia and Maryland presentations

 

Oct. 25, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 25, 2018, 7 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 26, 2018, all-day event in Indiana

 

Oct. 27, 2018, NOT AVAILABLE (prior commitment)

 

Oct. 28, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 30, 2018, noon, Ela Township Community Center, Amelia Earhart

 

Oct. 30, 2018, 7 p.m., Fox River Valley Public Library Dist., Alice Paul

 

Oct. 31, 2018, 10 a.m., Stickney Township, Chicago Candy

 

Nov. 1, 2018, 10 a.m., private event

 

Nov. 1, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 2, 2018, noon, Active Retired Citizens Club, Triton College, Clara Barton

Nov. 3, 2018, 10 a.m., private event

 

Nov. 3, 2018, 2 p.m., Glen Ellyn Historical Society, Christmas at Marshall Field's

 

Nov. 4, 2018, 1 p.m. Gregg House Museum Westmont, Ten People From Illinois

 

Nov. 5, 2018, 3 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 6, 2018, noon, Northbrook Park District, Royal Weddings

 

Nov. 7, 2018, 10 a.m., private event

 

Nov. 7, 2018, 6 p.m., Three Rivers Public Library Dist., Amelia Earhart

 

Nov. 8, 2018, 11:30 a.m., Chapter KN of PEO, at Ruth Lake Country Club, Amelia Earhart

 

Nov. 9, 2018, 1 p.m, private event

 

Nov. 10, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 12, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 13, 2018, noon, Ela Township Community Center, Clara Barton

 

Nov. 13, 2018, 7 p.m., Women at the Well, Church of the Holy Spirit, Schaumburg, Christmas at the White House

 

Nov. 14, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 14, 2018, 7 p.m., Palatine Public Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

Nov. 15, 2018, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Christmas at Marshall Fields

 

Nov. 15, 2018, 8 p.m., Clarendon Hills Historical Society, Ten Illinois People

 

Nov. 16, 2018, 10 a.m., Downers Grove Senior Center, Christmas at the White House

 

Nov. 16, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 17, 2018, 11 a.m., Liberty Bank, Chicago, Jackie Kennedy

 

Nov. 18, 2018, 3 p.m., St. John's Lutheran Church, Lombard, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

Nov. 19, 2018, 1 p.m., Naperville Public Library, 95th St. Library, Jackie Kennedy

 

Nov. 20, 2018, 11 a.m., Harper College Lifelong Learning, Royal Weddings

 

Nov. 20, 2018, 7 p.m., Dyer Historical Society, Marshall Field's

 

Nov. 21, 2018, 1:30 p.m., Harper College Lifelong Learning at Friendship Village, Schaumburg, Royal Weddings

 

Nov. 23, 2018, 2:30 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 25, 2018, 2 p.m., Joliet Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's

 

Nov. 26, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 27, 2018, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Christmas at Marshall Fields

 

Nov. 27, 2018, 6 p.m., LaSalle Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's

 

Nov. 28, 2018, 9:30 a.m., Prospect Heights Book Review Club, TBD

 

Nov. 28, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 29, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 29, 2018, 7 p.m., Berwyn Public Library, Marshall Field's

 

Nov. 30, 2018, 10 a.m., North Shore Senior Center, Ten People From Illinois

 

Dec. 1, 2018, 10 a.m., Lake Forest Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's

 

Dec. 1, 2018, 1:30 p.m., CIBC Lake Forest, TBD

 

Dec. 2, 2018, 2 p.m., Elmhurst History Museum, The Making of It's a Wonderful Life

 

Dec. 3, 2018, 7 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 4, 2018, 10 a.m., The Little Traveler, It's a Wonderful Life

 

Dec. 4, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 5, 2018, 6 p.m., Franklin Park Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's

 

Dec. 6, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 6, 2018, 7 p.m., Batavia Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Fields

 

Dec. 7, 2018, OUT OF STATE

 

Dec. 8, 2018, 2 p.m., River Forest Library, The Making of It’s a Wonderful Life

 

Dec. 9, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 10, 2018, 12:30 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 10, 2018, 7 p.m., Westmont Public Library, It's a Wonderful Life

 

Dec. 11, 2018, noon, Ela Township Community Center, Christmas at Marshall Field's

 

Dec. 11, 2018, 7 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 12, 2018, 10:30 a.m., private event

 

Dec. 12, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 12, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Chicago Public Library, Edgebrook Branch, It's a Wonderful Life

 

Dec. 13, 2018, 11:30 a.m., private event

 

Dec. 13, 2018, 3 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 13, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Chicago Public Library, Roden Branch, Queen Victoria lecture

 

Dec. 14, 2018, HELD for private event

 

Dec. 15, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 16, 2018, 2 p.m., Bensenville Public Library, It's a Wonderful Life

 

Dec. 17, 2018, 1 p.m, Mather's More Than a Cafe, Grace Kelly

 

Dec. 17, 2018, 7 p.m., Wheaton Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's

 

Dec. 18, 2018, 10:30 a.m., private event

 

Dec. 18, 2018, 7 p.m., Prospect Heights Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's

 

Dec. 19, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 19, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Manteno Public Library, The Making of It's a Wonderful Life

 

Dec. 20, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 20, 2018, 6:30 p.m., private event

 

Jan. 2, 2019, 10 a.m., private event

 

Jan. 8, 2018, 10 a.m., private event


Jan. 9, 2019, 10:45 a.m., private event

 

Jan. 11, 2019, 10 a.m., private event

 

Jan. 13, 2019, 2 p.m., Joliet Public Library, Ten Illinois People


Jan. 14, 2019, noon, 19th Century Charitable Club, Queen Victoria (lecture)

 

Jan. 18, 2019, 7 p.m., private event

 

Jan. 20, 2019, 2 p.m, Indian Prairie Public Library, Grace Kelly

 

Jan . 31, 2019, 7 p.m., Prospect Heights Public Library, Queen Elizabeth II (lecture)

 

Feb. 3, 2019, 2 p.m., Woodridge Public Library, Chicago Candy


Feb. 5, 2019, 1 p.m., private event

 

Feb. 7, 2019, 11 a.m., private event

 

Feb. 10, 2019, time TBD, Crystal Lake Historical Society, Chicago Candy

Feb. 11, 2019, 12:30 p.m., private event

 

Feb. 15-16, 2019 NOT AVAILABLE: OUT OF STATE

 

Feb. 17, 2018, 5 p.m., private event

 

Feb. 20, 2019, 1 p.m., private event

 

Feb. 21, 2019, 2 p.m., private event

 

Feb. 26, 2019, 1 p.m., private event

 

Feb. 27, 2019, 9:30 a.m., private event

 

Feb. 28-March 3, 2019, NOT AVAILABLE: OUT OF STATE

 

March 5, 2019, 1 p.m., Woman's Department Club of Wheaton, TBD

 

March 7, 2018, 10 a.m., private event


March 7, 2019, 7 p.m., Flossmoor Public Library, Georgia O'Keeffe


March 8, 2019, 1 p.m., private event

 

March 9, 2019, 10:30 a.m., Des Plaines Public Library/Des Plaines AAUW, Eleanor Roosevelt

 

March 11, 2019, 7 p.m., Riverside AAUW/Riverside Public Library, TBD

 

March 12, 2019, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Violet Jessop

 

March 13, 2019, 1 p.m., private event

 

March 14, 2019, 11 a.m,, private event

 

March 14, 2019, 7 p.m., Deerfield Public Library, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

March 18, 2018, 1:30 p.m., private event

 

March 19, 2019, 11:30 a.m., private event

 

March 19, 2019, 7 p.m., private event

 

March 20, 2019, 1 p.m., private event

 

March 21, 2019, 7 p.m., Prospect Heights Public Library, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

March 26, 2019, 1 p.m., Passages Emeritus program at Oakton Community College, Georgia O'Keeffe


March 27, 2019, 1 p.m., private event

 

March 28, 2019, 1 p.m., private event

 

March 28, 2019, 7 p.m., Wheaton Public Library and Wheaton League of Women Voters, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

March 29, 2019, 10 a.m., private event

 

April 1, 2019, 1 p.m., Book Friends Elmwood Park, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

April 2, 2019, Noon, Ela Township Community Center, America's First Ladies

 

April 3, 2019, 2 p.m., private event

 

April 4, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Evergreen Park Public Library, Rachel Carson


April 6, 2019, 1 p.m., private event

 

April 8, 2019, 9:30 a.m., private event

 

April 10, 2019, noon, private event

 

April 14, 2019, 1 p.m., McCord Gallery & Cultural Center, Palos Park, Grace Kelly

 

April 16, 2019, 7 p.m., Wheeling Garden Club and Wheeling Historical Society, Rachel Carson

April 17, 2019, 1 p.m., Dickinson Hall, Lake Forest, TBD

 

April 18, 2019, 10 a.m., Glen Ellyn Book Review Club

 

April 18, 2019, 1:30 p.m., private event

 

April 20, 2019, 1 p.m., private event

 

April 22, 2019, 7 p.m., private event

 

April 23, 2019, 10:30 a.m., private event

 

April 25, 2019, 10 a.m., private event

 

April 26, 2019 1 p.m., Lombard Garden club, Rachel Carson

 

April 27, 2019, luncheon, Trinity Lutheran Church Des Plaines, TBD

 

May 1, 2019, 1 p.m., private event

 

May 3, 2019, noon, private event

 

May 5, 2019, Woman's Dept Club of Wheaton, Eleanor Roosevelt

 

May 7, 2019, 9 a.m., private event

 

May 8, 2019, 10 a.m., private event

 

May 8, 2019, 1:30 p.m., private event

 

May 11, 2019, noon, private event


May 15, 2019, noon, private event

 

May 16, 2019, 12:30 p.m., Wauwatosa Woman's Club, Bette Davis

 

May 17, 2019, 8 p.m., private event

 

May 20, 2019, 1:15 p.m., private event

 

May 21, 2019, 10 a.m., private event

 

June 6, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Covered Bridge Quilter's Guild, TBD

 

June 14-23, 2019, Greenville Chautauqua, Greenville, SC


Aug. 15, 2019, 1 p.m, private event (in Wisconsin)

 

Sept. 8, 2019, private event

 

Sept. 14, 2019, 1 p.m., private event

 

Sept. 18, 2019, 1 p.m., Dickinson Hall, Lake Forest, TBD

 

Sept. 19, 2019, 1 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 13, 2019, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Christmas at Marshall Fields

 

Nov. 16, 2019, 10:30 a.m., Computer Assisted Genealogy Group, TBD

 

Nov. 19, 2019, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Christmas at Marshall Fields

 

Nov. 26, 2019, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Christmas at Marshall Fields

 

Dec. 3, 2019, 1 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 7, 2019, evening, private event

 

Feb. 26, 2020, luncheon, private eventApril 7, 2020, 1 p.m., private event

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Leslie Goddard