Goddard

Leslie

Calendar

​NOTE: Not all events are free and many require advance registration. If you are interested in attending, please contact the host organization directly


May 2022 is fully booked. I regret that I cannot accept any additional booking for this month


May 2, 2022, 1 p.m., private event


May 3, 2022, 9 a.m., private event


May 3 2022 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion, Kentucky Derby


May 4, 2022, 1 p.m., Barrington's White House, Bertha Honore Palmer


May 4, 2022, 7 p.m., Indian Prairie Public Library, Kentucky Derby


May 5, 2022, 10 a.m., private event


May 6, 2022, 8:30, 11:30 and 12:30, private event


May 6, 6:15 p.m. Central (7:15 p.m. Eastern), HAP 'n CHAT series of History at Play, LLC, Jackie Kennedy (virtual event). Tickets available HERE


May 9, 2022, 3 p.m., Algonquin Area Public Library, Kentucky Derby


May 9, 2022, 7 p.m., Barlett Public Library District, Midcentury Cuisine (virtual event)

May 10, 2022, 1 p.m., private event


May 10, 2022, 7 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library District, Little Black Dress (virtual event)


May 11, 2022, 2 p.m., Geneseo Public Library, Jackie Kennedy


May 11, 2022, 6:30 p.m., Prairie Fox Books, Ottawa, Louisa May Alcott


May 12, 2022, 11 a.m., private event


May 12, 2022, 6 p.m. Central, (7 p.m. Eastern), Tewksbury Public Library (MA), Jackie Kennedy (virtual event)


May 13, 2022, 1 p.m., Friday Book Review Club, Rolling Meadows, Louisa May Alcott


May 13, 2022, 7 p.m., private event


May 14, 2022, 10 a.m., St. Charles History Museum, Clara Barton


May 16, 2022, 1 p.m., Rolling Meadows Park Dist., Jackie Kennedy


May 16, 2022, 6:30 p.m., Bloomingdale Public Library, Betty Crocker lecture (virtual event)


May 17, 2022, 2:30 p.m., private event


May 17, 2022, 6:30 p.m. Eastern (5:30 Central), South Whitley Community Library, Queen Elizabeth II (virtual event)


May 18, 2022, 11:30 a.m., private event


May 18, 2022, 7 p.m., Thomas Ford Library, Midcentury Cuisine


May 19, 2022, 2 p.m., private event


May 19, 2022, 7 p.m., McHenry Public Library District, Queen Elizabeth II


May 21, 2022, 10:30 a.m., Arlington Heights Senior Center, Midcentury Cuisine


May 21, 2022, 1:30 p.m., private event


May 22, 2022, NOT AVAILABLE


May 23, 2022, 11:15 a.m., private event


May 23, 2022, 7 p.m., Franklin Square Public Library, Little Black Dress (virtual event)


May 24, 2022, 7 p.m., Itasca Community Library


May 25, 2022, noon, The East Wing, Glenview Senior Center, Little Black Dress


May 25, 2022, 7 p.m., Glencoe Public Library, Louisa May Alcott


May 26, 2022, 1 p.m., Mundelein Park District Seniors, Jackie Kennedy


May 27, 2022, 1 p.m., Northbrook Park District, Midcentury Cuisine


May 31, 2022, 7 p.m., Schaumburg Township District Library, Georgia O'Keeffe


May 31, 2022, 1 p.m., Western Springs Senior Center, Riverview Park


June 1, 2022, 12:30 p.m., private event


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


June 2, 2022, 7 p.m., Brookfield Public Library, WI, Queen Elizabeth II


June 3, 2022, 1:30 p.m., Maine Township Mainestreamers, Nancy Drew


June 4, 2022, Noon, private event


June 6, 2022, 6:30 p.m., Prairie Creek Public Library District, Route 66


June 7, 2022, 6:30 p.m., Kenosha Public Library, Georgia O'Keeffe


June 8, 2022, evening, Sachem Public Library (NY), Route 66 (virtual event)


June 10-19, 2022, GREENVILLE, SC CHAUTAUQUA


June 21, 2022, 7 p.m., Elmhurst Public Library, Chicago Candy


June 22, 2022, 6:30 p.m. Eastern (5:30 Central), South Whitley Community Library, Route 66 (virtual event)


June 23, 2022, 7 p.m., Lake Bluff Public Library, Rachel Carson


June 25, 2022, 11:30 a.m., private event


June 26, 2022, 2 p.m., Lake Villa District Library, Nancy Drew


June 27, 2022, 7 p.m., Big Rock and Paw Paw Libraries, Route 66 (virtual event)


June 28, 2022, 1 p.m., McHenry County College RAP, Riverview Park (virtual event)


June 28, 2022, 7 p.m., Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, Route 66 (virtual event)


June 30, 2022, 7 p.m., Big Rock Library and Paw Paw Library, Route 66 (virtual event)


July 1, 2022, morning, private event


July 1, 2022, 2 p.m., private event


July 1, 2022, 7 p.m., Lisle Library District, Route 66 (virtual event)


July 6, 2022, 1:30 p.m., private event


July 6, 2022, 7 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library District, Amelia Earhart (virtual event)


July 7-8, 2022, NOT AVAILABLE


July 10, 2022, noon, private event


July 11-16, ASHLAND, OH CHAUTAUQUA


July 7, 2022, 2 p.m., Elgin History Museum, Route 66

July 18, 2022, 11 a.m., Plainfield Public Library, Julia Child


July 19, 2022, 1 p.m., private event


July 19, 2022, 7 p.m., Prospect Heights Public Library, Julia Child


July 20, 2022, daytime, Wedgwood Woman's Club, Amelia Earhart


July 20, 2022, 7 p.m., Glen Ellyn Historical Society, TBD


July 21, 2022, 10 a.m., Cantigny Park Lunch and Learn, Amelia Earhart (virtual event)


July 21, 2022, 11 p.m., private event


July 21, 2022, evening, Sachem Public Library (NY), Nancy Drew (virtual event)


July 22, 2022, 6 p.m., Reed City Area District Library, MI, Violet Jessop


July 24, 2022, 2 p.m., Elgin History Museum, Route 66


July 25-August 7, NOT AVAILABLE, on vacation


August 9, 2022, 1:30 p.m., private event


August 9, 2022, 7 p.m., Eisenhower Public Library, Chicago Dept Stores (virtual event)


August 10, 2022, daytime, private event


August 10, 2022, 6 p.m. Central (7 p.m. Eastern), New City Library (NY), Afternoon Tea (virtual event)


August 11, 2022, 2 p.m., private event


August 13, 2022, 2 p.m., Woodridge Public Library, Julia Child


August 14, 2022, 2 p.m., Huntley Area Public Library, Georgia O'Keeffe


August 15, 2022, 1 p.m., North Shore Senior Center, Julia Child


August 15, 2022, 7 p.m. Eastern (6 p.m. Central), Bayville Free Library, Julia Child (virtual event)


August 16, 2022, 7 p.m., Winnetka-Northfield Public Library List., Riverview Park (virtual event)


August 17, 2022, 7 p.m., Schaumburg Township District Library, Julia Child


August 18, 2022, 1 p.m., Naperville Public Library, Julia Child


August 18, 2022, 7 p.m., DuPage County Historical Museum, Louisa May Alcott


August 19, 2022, 10 a.m., The Little Traveler, Little Black Dress


August 20, 2022, 2 p.m., Whiting Public Library, Amelia Earhart


August 22, 2022, 6:30 p.m., Julia Hull Dist. Library, Julia Child


August 23, 2022, 10 a.m., First Ntl Bank of Evergreen Park, Julia Child


August 23, 2022, 7 p.m., Indian Prairie Public Library, Julia Child


August 24, 2022, 7 p.m., Village of Bartlett Museums, Little Black Dress


August 25, 2022, 1 p.m., private event


August 27, 2022, 2 p.m., private event


August 28, 2022, 2 p.m., Elmhurst History Museum, Iconic Chicago Foods


August 30, 2022, 9 a.m., Patty Turner Center Men's Club, Iconic Chicago Foods


August 30, 2022, 6 p.m. (7 p.m. Eastern), Somerset County Library, NJ, Julia Child (virtual event)


Oct. 6, 2022, 2 p.m., private event


Sept. 1, 2022, 6:30 p.m., private event


Sept. 7, 2022, evening, private event


Sept. 8, 2022, 10 a.m., Crystal Lake Second Thursday Book Club, Lizzie Borden


Sept. 8, 2022, 1 p.m., Western Springs Senior Center, Julia Child


Sept. 8, 2022, 7 p.m., Glen Ellyn Historical Society, Chicago Department Stores


Sept. 12, 2022, 7 p.m. Eastern/6 p.m. Central, Oyster Bay-East Norwich Public Library, Queen Elizabeth II (virtual event)


Sept. 13, 2022, 7 p.m., Evanston History Center, Julia Child


Sept. 14, 2022, 11 a.m., private event


Sept. 14, 2022, 7 p.m., Riverside Public Library, Route 66


Sept. 15, 2022 6:30 p.m., private event


Sept. 16, 2022, 1:30 p.m., Maine Township Mainestreamers, Chicago Dept Stores


Sept. 19, 2022, 1 p.m., private event


Sept. 20, 2022, 10:30 a.m., private event


Sept. 21, 2022, luncheon, private event


Sept. 21, 2022, 6 p.m. Central (7 p.m. Eastern), Palisades, Tappan and Orangeburg Libraries, Jacqueline Kennedy (virtual event)


Sept. 22, 2022, 12:45 p.m., private event


Sept. 22, 2022, 6:30 p.m., Rolling Meadows Library, Chicago Candy


Sept. 23, 2022, luncheon, private event


Sept. 24, 2022, 10 a.m., Chicago Public Library Edgebrook Branch, Julia Child


Sept. 25, 2022, 3 p.m., Sugar Grove Public Library Dst., Julia Child


Sept. 27, 2022, 7 p.m., Acorn Public Library, Julia Child


Sept. 29, 2022, 1:30 p.m., private event


Sept. 29, 2022, 6:30 p.m. Eastern/5:30 Central, Adams County Library, PA, Nancy Drew (virtual event)


Sept. 30, 2022, 10 a.m., The Little Traveler, Chicago Department Stores


Oct. 1, 2022, 10 a.m., private event


Oct. 3, 2022, 2 p.m., private event


Oct. 4, 2022, 1 p.m., private event


Oct. 5, 2022, 1:30 p.m., Will County Farm Bureau, Lizzie Borden


Oct. 13, 2022, noon, private event


Oct. 17, 2022, 1 p.m., Helen Plum Library, Bette Davis (virtual event)


Oct. 18, 2022, 1 p.m., OUT OF STATE, private event

Oct. 19, 2022, 7 p.m., private event


Oct. 19, 2022, 10 a.m., The Little Traveler, Julia Child


Oct. 20, 2022, 2 p.m., private event


Oct. 23, 2022, 2 p.m., private event


Oct. 24, 2022, 3 p.m., Oakton Community College Emeritus, My Kind of Town Series, Chicago Department Stores


Oct. 26, 2022, daytime, private event


Oct. 26, 2022, 6 p.m., Warren Newport Public Library, Julia Child


Oct. 27, 2022, 2 p.m., private event


Nov. 1, 2022, evening, private event


Nov. 8, 2022, 1:30 p.m., private event


Nov. 9, 2022, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, It's a Wonderful Life


Nov. 10, 2022, all day, OUT OF STATE


Nov. 12, 2022, 2 p.m., Glen Ellyn Historical Society, Christmas at Marshall Field's


Nov 14-16, 2022, OUT OF STATE


Nov. 17, 2022, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Marshall Field's at Christmas


Nov 17, 2022, 5:30 p.m. (6:30 p.m. Eastern), West Hartford Public Library, Betty Crocker (virtual event)


Nov. 18, 2022, 1 p.m., Western Springs Senior Center, Chicago Department Stores


Nov. 21, 2022, 10:30 a.m., CAGGNI, Route 66


Nov. 22, 2022, 1 p.m., Oakton Community College Emeritus Passages, Julia Child 


Nov. 29, 2022, 1 p.m., Niles Senior Center, Midcentury Christmas


Nov. 30, 2022, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Christmas at the White House


Dec. 1, 2022, 10:30 a.m., Niles-Maine District Library, It's a Wonderful Life


Dec. 1, 2022, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Afternoon Tea


Dec. 4, 2022, NOT AVAILABLE


Dec. 6, 2022, 1 p.m., private event


Dec. 7, 2022, 10 a.m., private event


Dec. 7, 2022, 1 p.m., private event


Dec. 7, 2022, 7 p.m., Wheaton Public Library, Midcentury Christmas


Dec. 8, 2022, 1:30 p.m., private event


Dec. 8, 2022, 7:30 p.m. Eastern (6:30 Mountain), Lewis & Clark Library, MT, It's a Wonderful Life (virtual event)


Dec. 9, 2022, 1 p.m., Aram Public Library, WI, Queen Elizabeth II


Dec. 11, 2022, 1 p.m., Bloomington Public Library, Midcentury Christmas


Dec. 12, 2022, daytime, Northwest Indiana Community Art Association, Julia Child


Dec. 12, 2022, 6 p.m. Central (7 p.m. Eastern), Oyster Bay-East Norwich Public Library, Midcentury Christmas (virtual event)


Dec. 13, 2022, 1:30 p.m., private event


Dec. 14, 2022, 1:30 p.m., private event


Dec. 15, 2022, 1 p.m., Western Springs Senior Center, Iconic Chicago Foods


Dec. 19, 2022, 1:30 p.m., private event


Jan. 4, 2023, 10 a.m., Inverness Book Club, TBD


Jan. 10, 2023, 1 p.m., private event


Jan. 16, 2023, luncheon, private event


Jan. 29, 2023, 2 p.m., Batavia Public Library, Julia Child


Feb. 8, 2023, 7 p.m., Schaumburg Township District Library, Chicago Department Stores


Feb. 10, 2023, 9:15 a.m., private event


Feb. 16-22, 2023, NOT AVAILABLE (Desert Mountain Speaker Series, AZ)


Feb. 27, 2023, 7:30 p.m., Thornton Historical Society, TBD


March 2, 2023, 10:30 a.m., Niles-Maine District Library, Julia Child


March 3, 2023, TBD, Cantigny Park, TBD


March 9, 2023, 7:30 p.m. Central (6:30 Mountain), Lewis & Clark Library, MT, Amelia Earhart (virtual event)


March 16, 2023, 11 a.m., private event


March 21, 2023, evening, Twin Cities Civil War Round Table, MN, Clara Barton


March 24, 2023, 10:30 a.m., private event


April 10, 2023, 9:30 a.m., private event


April 11, 2023, 1 p.m., private event


April 19, 2023, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., private event


April 26, 2023, 9:30 a.m., Prospect Heights Book Review Club, Chicago Candy


May 2, 2023, Noon, Tuesday Book Review Club (Kankakee), Julia Child


May 18, 2023, 10 a.m., Glen Ellyn Book Review Club, Julia Child


June 1, 2023, 10:30 a.m., Niles-Maine District Library, Queen Elizabeth II


Sept. 7, 2023, 10:30 a.m., Niles-Maine District Library, Eleanor Roosevelt


Oct. 2, 2023, 10:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m., Cantigny Park Golden Oaks Club, Georgia O'Keeffe


​Dec. 3, 2023, 3 p.m., Addison Historical Society, Christmas at Marshall Field's


Dec. 8, 2024, 1 p.m., Plano Library, TBD