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 months of February, March, April and May 2019 are now fully booked; I can no longer accept bookings for those months.


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

 

Feb. 2, 2019, 1 p.m., Whiting Public Library, IN, Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Kennedy


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


Feb. 4, 2019, 3 p.m., private event


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

 

Feb. 6, 2019, 10:30 a.m., private event


Feb. 6, 2019, 1 p.m., Mather's More than a Caffe, Little Black Dress


Feb. 6, 2019, 3:30 p.m., private event


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

 

Feb. 7, 2019, 2 p.m., Lake Bluff Public Library, Chicago Candy


Feb. 8, 2019, 3:30 p.m., private event


Feb. 9, 2019, 2 p.m., Lemont Public Library, Grace Kelly


Feb. 10, 2019, 1 p.m.,, Crystal Lake Historical Society, Chicago Candy

Feb. 11, 2019, 12:15 p.m., private event

 

Feb. 11, 2019, 7 p.m., Schaumburg Township Dist. Library, Little Black Dress


Feb. 12, 2019, 2 p.m, private event


Feb. 13, 2019, Asbury Inverness Village, Tulsa OK, 1 and 3:30 p.m., Amelia Earhart


Feb. 14, 2019, 1:30 p.m., private event


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

 

Feb. 17, 2019, Afternoon (time TBD), Our Lady of Victory Community of Catholic Women, Eleanor Roosevelt


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

 

Feb. 18-19, 2019, NOT AVAILABLE: OUT OF TOWN


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

 

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

 

Feb. 21, 2019, 6:30 p.m., private event


Feb. 22, 2019, 1:30 p.m., private event


Feb. 22, 2019, 7 p.m., Pleasant Home Foundation, Royal Weddings


Feb. 23, 2019, 1:30 p.m., Mount Prospect Historical Society, Louisa May Alcott


Feb. 24, 2019, 1 P.M. Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance, Queen Elizabeth II


Feb. 25, 2019, 1 p.m., McHenry County College continuing education, Clara Barton


Feb. 25, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Julia Hull Dist. Library, Little Black Dress


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

 

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

 

Feb. 27, 2019, 7 p.m., private event


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

 

March 4, 2019, 1:30 p.m., private event


March 4, 2019, 7 p.m., Fremont Public Library, Queen Elizabeth II


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

 

March 6, 2019, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, Davenport, IA, First Ladies


March 6, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Geneseo Public Library, America's First Ladies


March 7, 2019, 10 a.m., private event


March 7, 2019, 1:30 p.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 10, 2019, 1 p.m., West Chicago City Museum (at American Legion Hall), Queen Elizabeth II


March 10, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Homer Township Public Library, Amelia Earhart


March 11, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


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


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

 

March 12, 2019, 7 p.m., Winfield Public Library, Bertha Palmer


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

 

March 13, 2019, 7 p.m., Salt Creek AAUW and LaGrange Park Public Library, TBD


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

 

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

 

March 15, 2019, 9:30 a.m., private event


March 15, 2019, 1 p.m., private event


March 16, 2019, 1 p.m., Monticello-Union District Library, Monticello, IN, Amelia Earhart


March 17, 2019, 2 p.m., Indian Prairie Public Library, Bertha Palmer


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

 

March 18, 2019, 7 p.m., Flagg Creek Heritage Society, Queen Elizabeth II


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 20, 2019, 7 p.m., McCormick House Museum, Queen Elizabeth II (portrayal)


March 21, 2019, 2 p.m., Geneva Public Library, Queen Elizabeth II (portrayal)


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

 

March 22-23, 2019, NOT AVAILABLE: OUT OF STATE


March 24, 2019, 1 p.m., private event


March 25, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


March 25, 2019, 7 p.m., Itasca Community Library, America's First Ladies


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


March 26, 2019, 7 p.m., Village of Bartlett Museums, Chicago Candy


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

 

March 27, 2019, 7 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

 

March 29, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


March 30,2019, 4 p.m., McCormick House Museum, America's First Ladies


March 31, 2019, 2 p.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 3, 2019, 7 p.m., Darien Woman's Club, TBD


April 4, 2019, 1:30 p.m., private event


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


April 5, 2019, 10 a.m., Maine Township Mainestreamers, Little Black Dress


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

 

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

 

April 8, 2019, 7 p.m., Elmhurst Public Library, Grace Kelly


April 9, 2019, 7 p.m., Barrington Area Library, Chicago candy


April 10, 2019, noon, private event

 

April 10, 2019, 6:30 p.m., private event


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


April 11, 2019, 1 p.m., Harper College Library, TBD


April 11, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Raymond A. Sapp Library, Wyanet IL, TBD


April 12, 2019, 1 p.m., private event


April 13, 2019, 1 p.m., Citizens for Conservation, Rachel Carson


April 13, 2019, 3 p.m., Winnetka Public Library, Grace Kelly


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

 

April 15, 2019, 1 p.m., private event


April 15, 2019, 7 p.m., Schaumburg Township District Library, Rachel Carson


April 16, 2019, 1 p.m., North Shore Senior Center, Little Black Dress


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, Queen Elizabeth II

 

April 17, 2019, 7 p.m., private event


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

 

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

 

April 19, 2019, 1:30 p.m., private event


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

 

April 22, 2019, 1 p.m., Oak Brook Club Woman's Club, TBD


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

 

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

 

April 23, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


April 24, 2019, 10 a.m., Highland Park Public Library, Chicago Candy


April 24, 2019, 1 p.m., Woman's Club of Evanston, TBD


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

 

April 25, 2019, 7 p.m., Wheaton Bible Church, Jackie Kennedy


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

 

April 27, 2019, luncheon, Trinity Lutheran Church Des Plaines, Violet Jessop

 

April 28, 2019, 2 p.m., Elgin History Museum, Alice Paul


April 28, 2019, 7 p.m., private event


April 29, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


April 29, 2019, 7 p.m., Palatine Public Library, Rachel Carson


April 30, 2019, 10:30 a.m., Niles-Maine District Library, Queen Elizabeth II (portrayal)


April 30, 2019, 7 p.m., private event


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

 

May 2, 2019, noon, private event


May 3, 2019, noon, private event

 

May 3, 2019, 6:30 p.m., private event


May 4, 2019, Noon, First Christian Church, Louisa May Alcott


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

 

May 6, 2019, 3 p.m., private event


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

 

May 7, 2019, 1 p.m., private event


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

 

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

 

May 9, 2019, 2 p.m., Geneseo Public Library, America's First Ladies


May 9, 2019, 7 p.m., Big Rock Historical Society and Big Rock Park District, Queen Elizabeth II


May 10, 2019, 10:30 a.m., private event


May 10, 2019, 2:45 p.m., private event


May 11, 2019, noon, private event


May 13, 2019, 1 p.m., McHenry County College Retired Adults Pg., Ten Illinois People


May 13, 2019, 7 p.m., Elk Grove Village Public Library, TBD


May 14, 2019, 12:30 p.m., Northwest Circle of Friends, Hamilton's Women


May 14, 2019, 7 p.m., Prairie Trails Public Library District, Marshall Field's


May 15, 2019, noon, private event

 

May 15, 2019, 7 p.m., Northfield Public Library, The Making of Gone With the Wind


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

 

May 16, 2019, 7 p.m., Brookfield (WI) Public Library, The Making of Gone With the Wind


May 17, 2019, Noon, Cary Park District Seniors, Hamilton's Women


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

 

May 18, 2019, 1 p.m., Kenosha Civil War Museum Women in History Tea, Amelia Earhart


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

 

May 20, 2019, 7 p.m., Ela Area Public Library District, Little Black Dress


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

 

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


May 21, 2019, 7 p.m., Prospect Heights Public Library, Royal Weddings


May 22, 2019, 10 a.m., Lake Barrington Shores, Queen Elizabeth II (portrayal)


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


May 23, 2019, 1 p.m., St. Charles Public Library, Queen Elizabeth II (portrayal)


May 24, 2019, 2 p.m., Schaumburg Township District Library, Queen Victoria (lecture)


May 25, 2019, 1 p.m., Marengo-Union Library District, Grace Kelly


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


May 28, 2019, 1:30 p.m., Rolling Meadows Park District, Brownie Wise


May 29, 2019, 2 p.m., Geneseo Public Library, Jackie Kennedy


May 29, 2019, 6:30 p.m.,Western District Library, Orion TBD


May 30, 2019, 1 p.m., Woman's Club of Wisconsin, Alice Paul


May 31, 2019, OUT OF TOWN, not available


June 1, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


June 2, 2019, 2 p.m., Bensenville Public Library, Queen Victoria (lecture)


June 3, 2019, 10:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m., private event


June 4, 2019, 12:30 p.m., private event


June 4, 2019, 7 p.m., Indian Prairie Public Library, Ten IL People


June 5, 2019, 1 p.m., Addison Senior Club (Addison Park Dist.), Queen Elizabeth II (portrayal)


June 5, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Gail Borden Public Library Rakow Branch, Grace Kelly


June 6, 2019, 1:30 p.m., private event


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


June 7, 2019, 1 p.m., North Shore Senior Center, Northfield, Queen Elizabeth II (portrayal)


June 8, 2019, Luncheon, Daughters of the American Revolution Fox River Valley, Huntley, Bertha Palmer


June 9, 2019, 2 p.m., Lemont Public Library, Queen Elizabeth II (portrayal)


June 10, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Community Library, Salem WI, Queen Elizabeth II (portrayal)


June 11, 2019, 1 p.m., private event

 

June 12, 2019, not available (OUT OF STATE)


June 13, 2019, afternoon, University Place, West Lafayette, IN, Eleanor Roosevelt


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


June 25, 2019, 1 p.m., Northbrook Park District Seniors, Eleanor Roosevelt


June 26, 2019, 7 p.m., Des Plaines Public Library, Little Black Dress


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


June 27, 2019, 7 p.m., Park Forest Public Library, Chicago Candy


June 28, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


June 28, 2019, 7 p.m., Lisle Public Library, Grace Kelly


June 29, 2019, 1 p.m., Crest Hill Branch Library, Amelia Earhart


July 2, 2019, 6 p.m., Mukwonago Community Library, Amelia Earhart


July 9, 2019, 1 p.m., Patty Turner Center, Little Black Dress


July 10, 2019, 10 a.m., Niles-Maine District Library, Little Black Dress


July 10, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


July 11, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Palos Heights Public Library, Grace Kelly


July 16, 2019, luncheon, private event


July 18, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Charles B. Phillips Public Library Dist, Newark IL, Bette Davis


July 20, 2019, 2 p.m., Berwyn Public Library, Grace Kelly


July 22, 2019, 7 p.m., Brookfield Public Library, Queen Elizabeth II


July 25, 2019, 1 p.m., private event


July 28-August 11, 2019, NOT AVAILABLE


Aug. 12, 2019, 7 p.m., Elmhurst Public Library, Georgia O'Keeffe


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

 

Aug. 20, 2019, 1 p.m., Oakton Community College Passages Emeritus series, TBD


Aug. 21, 2019, 1:30 p.m., TBD, private event


Aug. 22, 2019, 3 p.m., private event


Aug. 23, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


Aug. 26, 2019, 7 p.m., Niles-Maine District Library, Below Stairs


Aug. 27, 2019, 2:30 p.m., private event


Aug. 29, 2019, 1 p.m., private event


Sept. 5, 2019, 12:30 p.m., Naperville Public Library, Queen Elizabeth II


Sept. 8, 2019, private event

 

Sept. 9, 2019, 1 p.m., DeKalb County Farm Bureau Seniors, Queen Elizabeth II


Sept. 10, 2019, luncheon, private event


Sept. 11, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


Sept. 12, 2019, 1:30 p.m., private event


Sept. 12, 2019, 7 p.m., Glen Ellyn Historical Society, Queen Elizabeth II


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


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

 

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


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

 

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

 

Sept. 24, 2019, 10:30 a.m., First Baptist Church of Alexandria (VA), Grace Kelly


Sept. 27, 2019, 10 a.m., The East Wing-Glenview Senior Center, Eleanor Roosevelt


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


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


Oct. 7, 2019, 7 p.m., Fremont Public Library, Little Black Dress


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


Oct. 9, 2019, 10 a.m., private event


Oct. 15, 2019, 6 p.m., Graves-Hume Public Library, Mendota, IL, Eleanor Roosevelt


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


Oct. 22, 2019, luncheon, Geneva Lake Women's Association, Queen Elizabeth II (portrayal)


Nov. 2, 2019, 1 p.m., private event


Nov. 3, 2019, 2 p.m., Frank L. Weyenberg Library, Mequon, WI, Jackie Kennedy


Nov. 4, 2019, 3 p.m., private event


Nov. 8, 2019, 1 p.m., MOWA Museum of Wisconsin Art, Christmas at Marshall Fields


Nov. 9, 2019, 2 p.m., Glen Ellyn Historical Society, The Making of It's a Wonderful Life


Nov. 10, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


Nov. 11, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


Nov. 12, 2019, 1 p.m., Northbrook Park District Seniors, Alice Paul


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. 21, 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. 1, 2019, luncheon, private event


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, 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, evening, private event

 

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


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


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


Jan. 18, 2020, Jan. 23, 2020, 7 p.m., South Suburban Civil War Round Table, Louisa May Alcott


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


Feb. 26, 2020, luncheon, private event


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


April 16, 2020, 10:30 a.m., private event


April 23-24, 2020, OUT OF STATE (NOT AVAILABLE)


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


Sept. 12-13, 2020, penciled in for Revolutionary War Grand Encampment Cantigny


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



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Leslie Goddard