Calendar

Leslie Goddard

WITH THE COV-19 PANDEMIC, MOST BOOKINGS FOR APRIL 2020 HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. Some are being rescheduled for the fall. If an April 2020 event is still listed here, please check with the presenting organization directly to see if it still on. Many organizations are following CDC recommendations.


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:

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


April 7, 2020, CANCELLED, 10 a.m., private event


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


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


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


April 9, 2020, CANCELLED, 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. CANCELLED, 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, CANCELLED 6:30 p.m., Charles B. Phillips Public Library Dist., Newark, Queen Elizabeth II


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


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


April 19, 2020, CANCELLED, 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, CANCELLED, 7 p.m., Flossmoor Public Library, Rachel Carson


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


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


April 27, 2020, CANCELLED, 7 p.m., Mayslake Peabody Estate, Louisa May Alcott


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


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


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


April 29, 2020, 7:45 p.m., private event


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 13, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


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


May 14, 2020, 6:30 p.m., Raymond A. Sapp Library, Wyanet, Queen Elizabeth II


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, 1 p.m., 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 28, 2020, evening, Woman's Club of Wisconsin Foundation, Eleanor Roosevelt


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


May 30, 2020, 2:30 p.m., private event


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


June 2, 2020, 11 a.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 4, 2020, 7 p.m., Alice Paul


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


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


June 8-13, 2020, CANCELLED,  Ohio Chautauqua, Rossford, OH


June 15-20, 2020, CANCELLED,  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 23, 2020, 7 p.m., Schaumburg Township District Library, Bad Blood


June 24, 2020, noon, private event


June 25, 2020, 11 a.m., OUT OF STATE (not available)


June 26, 2020, 10:30 a.m., The East Wing, Glenview, Georgia O'Keeffe


June 26, 2020, evening, Lockport Area Genealogical and Historical Society, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


June 27, 2020, OUT OF STATE, time TBD, Maquoketa Library, Alice Paul


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


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


June 30, 2020, 7 p.m., Winfield Public Library/Winfield Historical Association, Rachel Carson


July 1, 2020, 12:30 p.m., private event


July 1, 2020, 3:30 p.m., private event


July 2, 2020, 1 p.m., Naperville Public Library, Alice Paul


July 2, 2020, 6:30 p.m., Charles B. Phillips Public Library, Newark, IL, TBD


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


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


July 8, 2020, 1 p.m., McHenry County College RAP, Bad Blood


July 9-13, 2020, OUT OF STATE NOT AVAILABLE


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


July 14, 2020, 7 p.m., Glenside Public Library, Rachel Carson


July 15, 2020, 7  p.m., Westmont Public Library, Amelia Earhart


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


July 18, 2020, 2 p.m., Lemont Public Library, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


July 19, 2020, 2 p.m., Bensenville Public Library, America's First Ladies


July 20, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


July 21, 2020, 1 p.m., Northbrook Park District, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


July 22, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


July 23, 2020, daytime, Lake Bluff Public Library, TBD


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


July 24, 2020, 7 p.m., private event


July 25-Aug. 2, 2020, NOT AVAILABLE (out of state)


Aug. 3-7, High Plains Chautauqua, COLORADO, Alice Paul


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


Aug. 10, 2020, 1:30 p.m., private event


Aug. 10, 2020, 7 p.m., Elmhurst Public Library, Vote for Women lecture


Aug. 11, 2020, NOT AVAILABLE (out of state)


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


Aug. 13, 2020, noon, Cary Park District Seniors, TBD


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


Aug. 14, 2020, 1:30 p.m., private event


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


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


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


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


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


Aug. 18, 2020, 6 p.m., Lake Geneva Public Library, Alice Paul


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


Aug. 19, 2020, Mokena Community Library/Woman's Club, 6:30 p.m., Votes for Women (lecture)


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


Aug. 20, 2020, 7 p.m., Guttenberg Library Foundation, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


Aug. 21, 2020, 2 p.m., Marshalltown Public Library, IA, Violet Jessop


Aug. 22, 2020, 11 a.m., Bishop Hill Chautauqua, Louisa May Alcott


Aug. 23, 2020, 2 p.m., Batavia Public Library, Louisa May Alcott


Aug. 24, 2020, 1 p.m., McHenry Community College RAP, Chicago Dept. Stores


Aug. 24, 2020, 7 p.m., Naperville Public Library and Naperville League of Women Voters, Votes for Women (lecture)


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


Aug. 25, 2020, 7 p.m., Northfield Public Library, Alice Paul


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


Aug. 26, 2020, 7 p.m., Joliet Public Library Black Road Branch, Queen Elizabeth II


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


Aug. 27, 2020, 7 p.m., Lake County Women's Coalition, Votes for Women lecture


Aug. 28,, 2020, 10 a.m., Green Hills Public Library Dist., Queen Elizabeth II


Aug. 28, 2020, 2 p.m., Town and Country Public Library, Queen Elizabeth II


Aug. 29, 2020, 2 p.m., Wilmette Public Library, Alice Paul


Aug. 31, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Gone With the Wind


Sept. 2, 2020, 10 a.m., private event


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


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


Sept. 9, 2020, 10:30 a.m., private event


Sept. 9, 2020, 7 p.m., Bartlett Public Library Dist., Louisa May Alcott


Sept. 10, 2020, 11 a.m., Northwest Indiana Community Art Association, The Making of Gone With the Wind


Sept. 10, 2020, 5:30 p.m., Oglesby Public Library Dist., Alice Paul


Sept. 11, 2020, 7 p.m., private event


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


Sept. 13, 2020, 2 p.m., River Forest Library, Votes for Women (lecture)


Sept. 14, 2020, 1 p.m., Geneva Lake Women's Association, Little Black Dress


Sept. 15, 2020, 2:30 p.m., private event


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


Sept. 16, 2020, 6:30 p.m., Deerfield Public Library, Votes for Women lecture


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


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


Sept. 17, 2020, 7 p.m., Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat, and Betty


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


Sept. 24, 2020, 2 p.m., The Carrington at Lincolnwood (marketing event), Chicago Candy


Sept. 24, 2020, 7 p.m., Brookfield Public Library, IL, Eleanor Roosevelt


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


Sept. 26, 2020, 3 p.m., Winnetka Public Library, Louisa May Alcott


Sept. 27, 2020, 5 p.m., private event


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


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


Sept. 29, 2020, 7 p.m., Northbrook Public Library, Chicago's Bygone Department Stores


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


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


Oct. 1, 2020, 1 p.m., Naperville Public Library, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


Oct. 2-4, 2020, OUT OF STATE (not available)


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

Oct. 6, 2020, 10 a.m., The Little Traveler, Chicago Candy


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


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


Oct. 8, 2020, 7 p.m., Glen Ellyn Historical Society/League of Women Voters, Votes for Women (lecture)


Oct. 9, 2020, daytime, Lake Bluff Public Library, TBD


Oct. 10, 2020, 11 a.m., Friends of Historic Second Church, Chicago, Alice Paul


Oct. 11, 2020, 2 p.m., Central Presbyterian Church of New Lenox, Jackie Kennedy


Oct. 12, 2020, 7 p.m., Villa Park Public Libreary, Alice Paul


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


Oct. 13, 2020, 7 p.m., Crete Public Library Dist., Chicago Candy


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


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


Oct. 15, 2020, 6:30 p.m., Peru Public Library, Bad Blood


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


Oct. 17, 2020, noon, DuPage County Historical Society, Alice Paul


Oct. 18, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Oct. 19,. 2020, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Cantigny Park Golden Oaks Club, Queen Elizabeth II


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. 21, 2020, 7 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library District, Alice Paul


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


Oct. 22, 2020, 7 p.m., Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House, Alice Paul


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


Oct. 24, 2020, 1 p.m., DuPage County Historical Museum, Votes for Women lecture


Oct. 25, 2020, 2 p.m., Bloomington Public Library, Rachel Carson


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


Oct. 27, 2020, 2 p.m., Ela Area Public Library Dist., Lake Zurich, Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


Oct. 27, 2020, 6 p.m., Three Rivers Public Library Dist., Minooka, Chicago Candy


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


Oct. 29. 2020, 1 p.m., McHenry County College RAP, Alice Paul


Oct. 30, 2020, 1 p.m., Freeport Senior Resource Center at Winneshiek Playhouse, Tea for Three


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


Nov. 3, 2020, 11:30 a.m., Rockford Woman's Club, Alice Paul


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


Nov. 4, 2020, 7 p.m., private event


Nov. 5, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion, Gone With the Wind


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. 11, 2020, 12:45 p.m., private event


Nov. 11, 2020, 7 p.m., Eisenhower Public Library, Amelia Earhart


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


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


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


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


Nov. 19, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, It's a Wonderful Life


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


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


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


Dec. 1, 2020, 10 a.m., The Little Traveler, Christmas in the Movies


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. 14, 2020, 7 p.m., Bartlett Public Library Dist., It's a Wonderful Life


Dec. 15, 2020, 10 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


Dec. 21, 2020, 10:45 a.m., private event


Dec. 21, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Dec. 22, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


Jan. 6, 2021, 10 a.m., Inverness Book Club, TBD


Jan. 25, 2021, 11:15 a.m., private event


Feb. 3, 2021, noon, private event


Feb. 10, 2021, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Chicago Candy


Feb. 22, 2021, 11:15 a.m., private event


March 4, 2021, 7 p.m., Yorkville Garden Club, Rachel Carson


March 6, 2021, daytime, private event


March 9, 2021, 6:30 p.m., Paris Public Library, Amelia Earhart


March 16, 2021, OUT OF STATE not available


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


March 22, 2021, 11:15 a.m., private event


March 24, 2021, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Queen Elizabeth II


March 25, 2021, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Queen Elizabeth II


April 7, 2021, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Afternoon Tea


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


April 13, 2021, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Royal Weddings


April 15, 2021, 10 a.m., Glen Ellyn Book Review Group, Bad Blood


April 17, 2021, 1 p.m, private event


April 23, 2021, 11 a.m., Geneva Lake Conservancy, Rachel Carson


April 24, 2021, 11:30 a.m., private event


April 26, 2021, 11:15 a.m., private event


May 1, 2021, noon, First Christian Church Downers Grove Tea, Tea for Three


May 5, 2021, 1 p.m., private event


May 17, 2021, 11:15 a.m., private event


June 7, 2021, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Cantigny Park Golden Oaks, Lizzie Borden


July 12-17, 2021, OUT OF STATE, Ohio Chautauqua, Lizzie Borden


Nov. 16, 2021, 3 p.m., private event


Dec. 7, 2021, 10 a.m., private event


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