Calendar

Leslie Goddard

 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: The year 2019 is now fully booked; I can no longer accept bookings for 2019.


March, April and May 2020 are also fully booked and no longer available.


This calendar is updated approximately once a month. It may take up to 4 weeks for a booking to appear here.​

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Dec. 2, 2019, 1 p.m., Mather's More Than a Cafe, Portage Park, Christmas at Marshall Fields


Dec. 2, 2019, 7 p.m., Bartlett Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Fields


Dec. 3, 2019, 10 a.m., The Little Traveler, Christmas at the White House


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

 

Dec. 3, 2019, 7 p.m., private event


Dec. 4, 2019, OUT OF STATE


Dec. 5, 2019, 10 a.m., private event


Dec. 5, 2019, 4 p.m., University Place, West Lafayette, IN, It's a Wonderful Life


Dec. 6, 2019, 1 p.m., Western Springs Senior Center, Christmas at Marshall Field's


Dec. 6, 2019, 6:30 p.m., private event


Dec. 7, 2019, 10 a.m., Lake Forest Library, Bad Blood


Dec. 7, 2019, 1 p.m., Alsip-Merrionette Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's


Dec. 7, 2019, evening, private event

 

Dec. 8, 2019, 10:30 a.m., Ethical Humanist Society, Skokie, Chicago by the Book panel discussion


Dec. 9, 2019, luncheon, National Society Colonial Dames of America in Illinois, It's a Wonderful Life


Dec. 9, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Ida Public Library, Belvidere IL, It's a Wonderful Life


Dec. 10, 2019, luncheon, private event


Dec. 10, 2019, 3 p.m., private event


Dec. 11, 2019, OUT OF STATE (not available)


Dec. 12, 2019, 11:30 a.m., private event


Dec. 13, 2019, 1:30 p.m., private event


Dec. 14, 2019, 1 p.m., Park Forest Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's


Dec. 15, 2019, 2 p.m., Bensenville Public Library, Chicago Department Stores


Dec. 16, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


Dec. 17, 2019 OUT OF STATE (not available)


Dec. 18, 2019, 1 p.m., private event


Dec. 19, 2019, 11:30 a.m., Wintrust Bank Platinum Adventures, It's a Wonderful Life


Dec. 19, 2019, 7 p.m., Orland Park Public Library, Chicago Candy


Dec. 20, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


Dec. 26, 2019, noon, private event


Dec. 27, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


Jan. 6, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Jan. 7, 2020, Lake Bluff Public Library, Bad Blood


Jan. 8, 2020, 10 a.m., private event


Jan. 9, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Jan. 10, 2020, OUT OF STATE


Jan. 11, 2020, 3 p.m., Northfield Public Library, Afternoon Tea


Jan. 12, 2020, 2 p.m., Joliet Public Library, Black Rd. branch, Afternoon Tea


Jan. 13, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


Jan. 13, 2020, 7 p.m., Bloomingdale Public Library, Grace Kelly


Jan. 14, 2020, 12:45 p.m., Patty Turner Center, Queen Elizabeth II


Jan. 14, 2020, 7 p.m, Prospect Heights Public Library, Queen Elizabeth II


Jan. 15, 2020, 10:30 a.m., private event


Jan. 15, 2020, 3 p.m., private event


Jan. 16, 2020, 12:45 p.m., private event


Jan. 17, 2020, 2:30 p.m., The Garlands of Barrington, The Twenties


Jan. 18, 2020, 2 p.m., Grayslake Heritage Center and Museum, Louisa May Alcott


Jan. 19, 2020, 3:30 p.m., Sugar Grove Public Library Dist., Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


Jan. 20, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


Jan. 21-22, 2020, 11 a.m., private event OUT OF STATE


Jan. 23, 2020, 11 a.m., private event


Jan. 23, 2020, 7 p.m., South Suburban Civil War Round Table, Louisa May Alcott


Jan. 24-25, 2020, OUT OF STATE


Jan. 27, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Jan. 28, 2020, 1 p.m., St. Charles Public Library, Tea for Three: Lady Bird Pat and Betty


Jan. 29-30, 2020, OUT OF STATE


Jan. 31, 2020, 10 a.m., Roosevelt University ICL Program, Georgia O'Keeffe


Jan. 31, 2020, 1 p.m., North Shore Senior Center, The Twenties


Feb. 2, 2020, 1 p.m., Oswego Public Library, Montgomery, Marshall Field's


Feb. 3, 2020, 1 p.m., DeKalb County Farm Bureau, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat, and Betty


Feb. 4, 2020, 11:30 a.m., Geneva Garden Club, Rachel Carson


Feb. 5, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Feb. 6, 2020, private event


Feb. 7, 2020, 1 p.m., Niles Senior Center, Amelia Earhart


Feb. 8, 2020, 3 p.m., Winnetka Public Library, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat, and Betty


Feb. 9, 2020, 2 p.m., Helen Plum Library, Lombard, Alice Paul


Feb. 10, 2020, 1 p.m., Wayne Township Seniors, America's First Ladies


Feb. 11, 2020, 1 p.m., Oakton Community College Passages, The Roaring Twenties


Feb. 12, 2020, OUT OF STATE


Feb. 13, 2020, 1 p.m., The Community House of Hinsdale, Grace Kelly


Feb. 14, 2020, 1 p.m., Friday Book Review Club, Arlington Heights, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


Feb. 14, 2020, 7 p.m., College Church Keenagers, Wheaton, Queen Elizabeth II


Feb. 15, 2020, 2 p.m., Glen Ellyn Historical Society, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


Feb. 17, 2020, 3 p.m., private event


Feb. 18, 2020, 10 a.m., private event


Feb. 18, 2020, 7 p.m., private event


Feb. 19, 2020, 1 p.m., Dickinson Hall, Lake Forest,  Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


Feb. 20, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


Feb. 20, 2020, 7 p.m., League of Women Voters, Wheaton area, Alice Paul


Feb. 21, 2020, 6 p.m., Mather's More Than a Cafe, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


Feb. 21, 2020, 7 p.m., College Church Keenagers, Wheaton, Queen Elizabeth II


Feb. 22, 2020, 10 a.m., Lake Forest Library, Alice Paul


Feb. 23, 2020, 2 p.m., Oak Brook Public Library, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat, and Betty


Feb. 24, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Feb. 25, 2020, 1:30 p.m., private event


Feb. 26, 2020, luncheon, private event


Feb. 27, 2020, 2 p.m., Geneseo Public Library, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


Feb. 27, 2020, 7 p.m., Schaumburg Township District Library, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


Feb. 28, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


March 1, 2020, 1 p.m., Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance, TBD


March 2, 2020, 1 p.m., Book Friends, Elmwood Park, TBD


March 2, 2020, 7 p.m., Riverside AAUW and Riverside Library, TBD


March 3, 2020, 9 a.m., private event


March 3, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


March 4, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion, Queen Elizabeth II


March 5, 2020, 11 a.m., private event


March 5, 2020, 7 p.m., Votes for Women


March 6, 2020, OUT OF STATE


March 7, 2020, 1 p.m., Park Forest Public Library, Below Stairs


March 8, 2020, 4 p.m., Environmental Defenders of McHenry County, Rachel Carson


March 9, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


March 9, 2020, 7 p.m., McHenry County Historical Society, Alice Paul


March 10, 2020, 10 a.m., private event


March 10, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion, Queen Elizabeth II


March 11, 2020, luncheon, private event


March 11, 2020, 7 p.m., LaGrange Park Library and Salt Creek AAUW, Alice Paul


March 12, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


March 12, 2020, 7 p.m., Wheaton Public Library, Louisa May Alcott


March 13, 2020, not available


March 14, 2020, 3 p.m., private event


March 15, 2020, 2 p.m., Barrington Area collaboration, Barrington Area Library, Votes for Women


March 16, 2020, 1 p.m., Town and Country Public Library, Elburn, IL Queen Elizabeth II


March 16, 2020, 7 p.m., private event


March 17, 2020, 1 p.m., Twentieth Century Club, Park Ridge, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat, and Betty


March 17, 2020, 6 p.m., Waukegan Public Library, Eleanor Roosevelt


March 18, 2020, 10:30 a.m., Highland Park Public Library, Queen Elizabeth II


March 18, 2020, 1 p.m., Skokie Theater, Queen Elizabeth II


March 19, 2020, 11 a.m., Plainfield Public Library, Amelia Earhart


March 19, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


March 20, 2020, 10 a.m., Glen Ellyn Book Review Club, TBD


March 20, 2020, 2 p.m., Indian Trails Public Library, Wheeling, Alice Paul


March 21, 2020, 11 a.m., Friends of Historic Second Church, Chicago, Alice Paul


March 22, 2020, 1 p.m., Al Larson Prairie Center for the Arts, Amelia Earhart


March 23, 2020, 6 p.m., Lansing Public Library, Eleanor Roosevelt


March 24, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion, Gone With the Wind


March 24, 2020, 6 p.m., Lockport Woman's Club, Dellwood Park Community Center, Eleanor Roosevelt


March 25, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion, Gone With the Wind


March 25, 2020, 7 p.m., Acorn Public Library District, Queen Elizabeth II


March 26, 2020, 1:30 p.m., private event


March 27, 2020, 1 p.m., Maine Township Mainestreamers, America's First Ladies


March 28, 2020, 1 p.m., Arlington Heights Memorial Library, Georgia O'Keeffe


March 29, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


March 30, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


March 30, 2020, 7 p.m., Mayslake Peabody Estate, Louisa May Alcott


March 31, 2020, Women's Initiative Itasca Bank and Trust, Queen Elizabeth II


March 31, 2020, 6 p.m., Three Rivers Public Library Dist., Chicago Candy


April 1, 2020, 7 p.m., private event


April 2, 2020, 1 p.m., Western Springs Senior Center, Georgia O'Keeffe


April 2, 2020, 7 p.m., Wheaton Bible Church, Queen Elizabeth II


April 3, 2020, 1 p.m., Glencoe Public Library, Alice Paul


April 4, 2020, 1 p.m., Bloomington Public Library, Rachel Carson


April 5, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


April 6, 2020, luncheon, private event


April 6, 2020, 7 p.m., Clarendon Hills Public Library, Louisa May Alcott


April 7, 2020, 1 p.m., Woman's Department Club of Wheaton, Violet Jessop


April 8, 2020, 10:30 a.m., private event


April 8, 2020, 1:30 p.m., private event


April 9, 2020, 7 p.m., Glenside Public Library, Rachel Carson


April 9, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


April 10, 2020, 2:30 p.m., private event


April 11, 2020, 2 p.m., Edgewater Branch, Chicago Public Library, Rachel Carson


April 13, 2020, 9:30, Claymoor Book Club, TBD


April 13, 2020, 1:30 p.m., private event


April 14, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Afternoon Tea


April 15, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Afternoon Tea


April 15, 2020, 7 p.m. Palos Park Public Library, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


April 16, 2020, 10:30 a.m., Garden Club of Inverness, Rachel Carson


April 16, 2020, 6:30 p.m., Charles B. Phillips Public Library Dist., Newark, Queen Elizabeth II


April 17, 2020, TBD, Geneva Lake Conservancy, Rachel Carson


April 18, 2020, 1 p.m.,Apr private event


April 19, 2020, 2 p.m., Indian Prairie Public Library, Rachel Carson


April 20, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


April 20, 2020, 7 p.m., private event


April 21, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Royal Weddings


April 21, 2020, 6:30 p.m., Palos Heights Public Library, Queen Elizabeth II


April 22, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Royal Weddings


April 22, 2020, 7 p.m., Flossmoor Public Library, Rachel Carson


April 23-24, 2020, OUT OF STATE (not available)


April 25, 2020, 11:30 a.m., private event


April 27, 2020, 1: 15 p.m., private event


April 28, 2020, 9:30 a.m., Barrington Area Book Club, TBD


April 28, 2020, 7 p.m., Thomas Ford Library, Western Springs, Eleanor Roosevelt


April 29, 2020, 1 p.m., Harper College LLI at Addolorate Villa, The Twenties


April 30, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


May 1, 2020, private event OUT OF STATE


May 2, 2020, 2 p.m., Whiting Public Library, Amelia Earhart


May 3, 2020, 2 p.m., Tinley Park Public Library, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


May 4, 2020, 11 a.m., University Place, West Lafayette, IN, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


May 5, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


May 6, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


May 7, 2020, TBD (mid-day), Barrington White House, Bertha Palmer


May 8, 2020, 11:30 p.m., private event


May 9, 2020, 10 a.m., private event


May 9, 2020, 1:30 pm., private event


May 11, 2020, 1:30 p.m., private event


May 12, 2020, 10 a.m., private event


May 12, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


May 13, 2020, 10:30 a.m., Niles-Maine District Library, Chicago's Bygone Department Stores


May 14, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


May 14, 2020, 6:30 p.m., Raymond A. Sapp Library, Wyanet, TBD


May 15-17, 2020, OUT OF STATE (not available)


May 18, 2020, 1:30 p.m., private event


May 18, 2020, 6:30 p.m., Julia Hull District Library, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat, and Betty


May 19, 2020, time TBD, McHenry County College, Georgia O'Keeffe


May 19, 2020, 7 p.m., Prospect Heights Public Library, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


May 20, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Afternoon Tea


May 20, 2020, 7 p.m., League of Women Voters of Evanston, Alice Paul


May 21, 2020, 10 a.m., Village Art Associates, Georgia O'Keeffe


May 21, 2020, 7 p.m., Itasca Community Library, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


May 22, 2020, OUT OF STATE (not available)


May 25, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


May 26, 2020, 1:30 p.m., private event


May 27, 2020, 1:30 p.m., Rolling Meadows Park District, TBD


May 27, 2020, 7 p.m., West Chicago Public Library District, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


May 28, 2020, 1:30 p.m., private event


May 29, 2020, 12:45 p.m., Niles Senior Center, TBD


June 1, 2020, 1 p.m., Mundelein Park District Seniors, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


June 2, 2020, 12:30 p.m., private event


June 3, 2020, 10 a.m., Morgan Park/Beverly Garden Club, Rachel Carson


June 4, 2020, 11 a.m., private event GRAND RAPIDS, MI


June 6, 2020, TBD, Prairie Fox Books, Ottawa, Eleanor Roosevelt


June 8-13, 2020, OHIO CHAUTAUQUA, Rossford, OH


June 15-20, 2020, OHIO CHAUTAUQUA, Westerville, OH


June 22, 2020, 1 p.m., Vernon Area Public Library, Georgia O'Keeffee


June 23, 2020, 2 p.m., Des Plaines Public Library, Afternoon Tea


June 26, 2020, The East Wing, Glenview, Georgia O'Keeffe


June 27, 2020, TBD, Maquoketa Library, Alice Paul


June 29, 2020, 1 p.m., North Shore Senior Center, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


June 30, 2020, 1:15 p.m., JCC Chicago at Shir Tikvah, Homewood, TBD


July 7, 2020, 1 p.m., Oakton Community College Passages series, America's First Ladies


July 14, 2020, 10 a.m., private event


July 15, 2020, 1 p.m., Skokie Theater, Amelia Earhart


July 16-17, 2020, Not Available, OUT OF STATE


July 24, 2020, 1:30 p.m., private event


Aug. 8, 2020, 2 p.m., Whiting Public Library, Chicago's Bygone Department Stores


Aug. 12, 2020, 7 p.m., Village of Bartlett Museums and Bartlett Public Library Dist., Alice Paul


Aug. 13, 2020, 7 p.m., Palos Park Public Library, Georgia O'Keeffe


Aug. 15, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Aug. 16, 2020, 2 p.m., Elmhurst History Museum, Alice Paul


Aug. 17, 2020, 7 p.m., Bloomingdale Public Library, Alice Paul


Aug. 18, 2020, 1:30 p.m., private event


Aug. 19, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


Aug. 20, 2020, 11:30 a.m., Eastern Iowa Community College, TBD


Aug. 26, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Aug. 27, 2020, 10:30 a.m., Niles-Maine Dist. Library, Alice Paul


Sept. 3, 2020, 7:30 p.m., private event


Sept. 8, 2020, 12:30 p.m., private event


Sept. 12-13, 2020, Revolutionary War Days at Cantigny Park, Wheaton IL


Sept. 14, 2020, 1 p.m., Geneva Lake Women's Association, TBD


Sept. 15, 2020, 7 p.m., Dyer Historical Society, TBD


Sept. 16, 2020, 1 p.m. Dickinson Hall, Lake Forest, TBD


Sept. 17, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


Sept. 18-23, 2020, 2 p.m., OUT OF STATE


'Sept. 25, 2020, 10 a.m., private event


Sept. 28, 2020, 10:30 a.m., PEO Sisterhood, Dixon, IL, TBD


Sept. 28, 2020, 7 p.m., Thornton Historical Society, Chicago's Department Stores


Oct. 2-4, 2020, OUT OF STATE


Oct. 5, 2020, 12:45 p.m., Niles Senior Center, TBD

Oct. 7, 2020, noon, Friends of the Glenview Library, Alice Paul


Oct. 8, 2020, 1 p.m., Western Springs Senior Center, Dolley Madison


Oct. 13, 2020, 11:30 a.m., private event


Oct. 14, 2020, Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, WI, TBD


Oct. 15, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Oct. 16, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Oct. 20, 2020, 11 a.m., Friendship Village of Schaumburg Marketing Event, Lizzie Borden


Oct. 20, 2020, 7 p.m., private event


Oct. 21, 2020, 1 p.m., private event

Oct. 22, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Afternoon Tea


Oct. 23, 2020, 1:30 p.m., private event


Oct. 26, 2020, 11:25 a.m., private event


Oct. 28, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Nov. 2, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


Nov. 4, 2020, 12:30 p.m., private event


Nov. 5, 2020, 7 p.m., Brookfield (Wisconsin) Public Library, Bad Blood


Nov. 7, 2020, 2 p.m., Glen Ellyn Historical Society, Christmas in the Movies


Nov. 9, 2020, Out of State, ERIE, PA


Nov. 10, 2020, 11:30 a.m., Eastern Iowa Community College, TBD


Nov. 12, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Remembering Marshall Field's


Nov. 14, 2020, 12:30 p.m., North Suburban Geneaological Society, TBD


Nov. 18, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Christmas at Marshall Field's


Nov. 19, 2020, 1 p.m., It's a Wonderful Life


Nov. 20, 2020, 1 p.m., OUT OF STATE


Nov. 23, 2020, 11:15 a.m., private event


Dec. 1, 2020, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, It's a Wonderful Life


Dec. 2, 2020, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, It's a Wonderful Life


Dec. 3, 2020, 1 p.m., Western Springs Senior Center, TBD


Dec. 4, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Dec. 6, 2020, 1 p.m., Plano Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's


Dec. 7, 2020, 6:30 p.m., Edgebrook Branch, Chicago Public Library, Christmas in the Movies


Dec. 8, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


Dec. 8, 2020, 6 p.m., Three Rivers Public Library Dist., Christmas at Marshall Field's


Dec. 9, 2020, 1:30 p.m., private event


Dec. 10, 2020, 1 p.m., private event OUT OF STATE


Dec. 11, 2020, 11 a.m., private event


Dec. 16, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Dec. 17, 2020, 1:30 p.m., private event


Dec. 18, 2020, 10 a.m., Sun City Community Association, Christmas at Marshall Field's


March 6, 2021, daytime, private event


March 19, 2021, 10:30 a.m., The East Wing, Glenview, TBD


April 10, 2021, TBD, Warrenville Historical Museum and Art Gallery, TBD


Dec. 9, 2021, 11:30 a.m., The Greenhouse at Christ Church of Oak Brook, Queen Elizabeth II