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 2020 is 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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Oct. 9, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Chicago Public Library, Edgebrook Branch, Queen Elizabeth II


Oct. 10, 2019, 1 p.m., Morton Grove Women's Club, Queen Elizabeth II


Oct. 10, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Harper College Library, Chicago Candy


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


Oct. 13, 2019, 1 p.m., Westmont Park District Gregg House Museum, Queen Elizabeth II


Oct. 14, 2019, 1:15 p.m., Nineteenth Century Charitable Association, Ten Illinois People


Oct. 15, 2019, 1 p.m., Rockford Woman's Club, Amelia Earhart


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


Oct. 16, 2019, Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, TBD


Oct. 17, 2019, 1 p.m., St. Mary Catholic Church, Huntley, Queen Elizabeth II


Oct. 18, 2019, noon, Illinois Valley Garden Club (at Uptown Grill, LaSalle, IL), Marshall Field's


Oct. 19, 2019, luncheon, private event


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


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


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


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


Oct. 23, 2019, 10 a.m., private event


Oct. 24, 2019, 1 p.m., Western Springs Senior Center, Bette Davis


Oct. 26, 2019, 11 a.m., Irish-American Heritage Center, Queen Elizabeth II


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


Oct. 29, 2019, 7:30 p.m., Mount Prospect Public Library, Queen Elizabeth II


Oct. 30, 2019, 11 a.m., Liberty Bank on Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, TBD


Nov. 1, 2019, 1 p.m., McHenry County College RAP, Christmas at the White House


Nov. 2, 2019, 10 a.m., Chicago Public Library, Roden Branch, Queen Elizabeth II


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, 11 a.m., private event


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


Nov. 5, 2019, 1:30 p.m., private event


Nov. 6, 2019, 11 a.m., Wheaton Bank & Trust Platinum Adventures, Marshall Field's


Nov. 6, 2019, 2 p.m., Liberty Bank on Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, Little Black Dress


Nov. 7, 2019, 2 p.m, private event


Nov. 7, 2019, 7 p.m., Lake Bluff Public Library, Ten Illinois People


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, noon (program at 1 p.m.), Northbrook Park District Seniors, Alice Paul


Nov. 12, 2019, 3 p.m., Harper College Library, Christmas at Marshall Fields'


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

 

Nov. 13, 2019, 7 p.m., Palatine Public Library, Georgia O'Keeffe


Nov. 14, 2019, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion, Christmas at Marshall Fields


Nov. 14, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Berwyn Public Library, Chicago Candy


Nov. 15, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


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

 

Nov. 18, 2019, 1 p.m., Town and Country Public Library, Elburn IL, Below Stairs


Nov. 18, 2019, 7 p.m., Tinley Park Public Library, TBD


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

 

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


Nov. 20, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Manteno Public Library, Marshall Field's


Nov. 21, 2019, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Christmas at Marshall Fields


Nov. 22, 2019, 1 p.m., North Shore Senior Center, Chicago Department Stores


Nov. 23, 2019, 1 p.m., private event


Nov. 24, 2019, 2 p.m., Palos Heights Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's


Nov. 25, 2019, 1 p.m., Addison Seniors Club, Christmas at Marshall Field's


Nov. 25, 2019, 6:30 p.m.. Julia Hull District Library, Stillman Valley, IL Christmas at Marshall Fields


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

 

Nov. 26, 2019, 7 p.m., Elk Grove Village Public Library, Gone with the Wind


Nov. 30, 2019, 7:15 p.m, private event


Dec. 1, 2019, luncheon, private event


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, Queen Elizabeth II


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


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. 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. 16, 2019, 7 p.m., Wheaton Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's


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. 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, TBD


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


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


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., Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


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


Jan. 21, 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, Lady Bird Pat and Betty


Jan. 29-30, 2020, OUT OF STATE


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


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


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


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, Lady Bird Pat and Betty


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


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, 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, Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


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


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


Feb. 19, 2020, 2 p.m., Geneseo Public Library, 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, 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, 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


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, 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, 7 p.m., Wheaton Public Library, Louisa May Alcott


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 17, 2020, 1 p.m., Twentieth Century Club, Park Ridge, Lady Bird, Pat, and Betty


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


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


May 12, 2020, 1 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, 6:30 p.m., Julia Hull District Library, 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, Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 9-13, 2020, OHIO CHAUTAUQUA, Rossford, OH


June 16-20, 2020, OHIO CHAUTAUQUA, Westerville, OH


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


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


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


July 26, 2020, WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA


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


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


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


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


Oct. 16, 2020, HELD for Sun City Huntley


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


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. 25, 2020, private event


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


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


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


Oct. 21, 2020, 1 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. 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


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


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