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: November 2018 and December 2018 are now fully booked and I can no longer accept bookings for those months

 

Oct. 3, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Niles-Maine District Library, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

Oct. 3, 2018, 7 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 4, 2018, 10:15 a.m., private event

 

Oct. 4, 2018, 1:15 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 5, 2018, 1 p.m., Harper College Lifelong Learning, Royal Weddings


Oct. 6, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 7, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 8, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 9, 2018, 1 p.m., Levy Senior Center, Evanston, Chicago Candy

Oct. 9, 2018, 7 p.m., Prairie Trails Public Library, Burbank, Hamilton's Women

 

Oct. 10, 2018, 10 a.m., private event

 

Oct. 10, 2018, 7 p.m., Bartlett Public Library, Chicago Candy

 

Oct. 11, 2018, 1:30 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 11, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Cook Library at Sullivan Community Center Vernon Hills, Louisa May Alcott

 

Oct. 12, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 13, 2018, 8:45 a.m., IEA Retired Conference, Ten People From Illinois

 

Oct. 13, 2018, 1:30 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 14, 2018, 2 p.m, Kendall County Home Community Education tea, Jackie Kennedy

 

Oct. 15, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 15, 2018, 7 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 16, 2018, 1 p.m., private event


Oct. 16, 2018, 7 p.m., Elmhurst Public Library, Queen Elizabeth II (lecture)

 

Oct. 17, 2018, 11 a.m., Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

Oct. 18, 2018, 3 pm, private event


Oct. 18, 2018, 7 p.m., Addison Historical Society, Ten People from Illinois

 

Oct. 19, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Lake Forest Lake Bluff Historical Society, Alice Paul

 

Oct. 20, 2018, 1 p.m., DuPage County Historical Museum, Ten IL People

 

Oct. 21, 2018, 2 p.m., St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Jackie Kennedy

 

Oct. 22, 2018, 10 a.m., private event

 

Oct 23, 2018, 7 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 25, 2018, Oct. 25, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 25, 2018, 7 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 26, 2018, all-day event in Indiana

 

Oct. 27, 2018, NOT AVAILABLE (prior commitment)

 

Oct. 28, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Oct. 29, 2018, 1 p.m., McHenry County College Retired Adult Pg, Hamilton's Women


Oct. 30, 2018, noon, Ela Township Community Center, Amelia Earhart

 

Oct. 30, 2018, 7 p.m., Fox River Valley Public Library Dist., Alice Paul

 

Oct. 31, 2018, 10 a.m., Stickney Township, Chicago Candy

 

Nov. 1, 2018, 10 a.m., private event

 

Nov. 1, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 2, 2018, noon, Active Retired Citizens Club, Triton College, Clara Barton

Nov. 3, 2018, 10 a.m., private event

 

Nov. 3, 2018, 2 p.m., Glen Ellyn Historical Society, Christmas at Marshall Field's

 

Nov. 4, 2018, 1 p.m. Gregg House Museum Westmont, Ten People From Illinois

 

Nov. 5, 2018, 3 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 6, 2018, noon, Northbrook Park District, Royal Weddings

 

Nov. 7, 2018, 10 a.m., private event

 

Nov. 7, 2018, 6 p.m., Three Rivers Public Library Dist., Amelia Earhart

 

Nov. 8, 2018, 11:30 a.m., Chapter KN of PEO, at Ruth Lake Country Club, Amelia Earhart

 

Nov. 9, 2018, 1 p.m, private event

 

Nov. 10, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 12, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 13, 2018, noon, Ela Township Community Center, Clara Barton

 

Nov. 13, 2018, 7 p.m., Women at the Well, Church of the Holy Spirit, Schaumburg, Christmas at the White House

 

Nov. 14, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 14, 2018, 7 p.m., Palatine Public Library, Louisa May Alcott

 

Nov. 15, 2018, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Christmas at Marshall Fields

 

Nov. 15, 2018, 8 p.m., Clarendon Hills Historical Society, Ten Illinois People

 

Nov. 16, 2018, 10 a.m., Downers Grove Senior Center, Christmas at the White House

 

Nov. 16, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 17, 2018, 11 a.m., Liberty Bank, Chicago, Jackie Kennedy

 

Nov. 18, 2018, 3 p.m., St. John's Lutheran Church, Lombard, Georgia O'Keeffe

 

Nov. 19, 2018, 1 p.m., Naperville Public Library, 95th St. Library, Jackie Kennedy

 

Nov. 20, 2018, 11 a.m., Harper College Lifelong Learning, Royal Weddings

 

Nov. 20, 2018, 7 p.m., Dyer Historical Society, Marshall Field's

 

Nov. 21, 2018, 1:30 p.m., Harper College Lifelong Learning at Friendship Village, Schaumburg, Royal Weddings

 

Nov. 23, 2018, 2:30 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 25, 2018, 2 p.m., Joliet Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's

 

Nov. 26, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 27, 2018, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Christmas at Marshall Fields

 

Nov. 27, 2018, 6 p.m., LaSalle Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's

 

Nov. 28, 2018, 9:30 a.m., Prospect Heights Book Review Club, TBD

 

Nov. 28, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 29, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Nov. 29, 2018, 7 p.m., Berwyn Public Library, Marshall Field's

 

Nov. 30, 2018, 10 a.m., North Shore Senior Center, Ten People From Illinois

 

Nov. 30, 2018, 1 p.m., Glencoe Public Library, Eleanor Roosevelt


Dec. 1, 2018, 10 a.m., Lake Forest Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's

 

Dec. 1, 2018, 1:30 p.m., CIBC Lake Forest, TBD

 

Dec. 2, 2018, 2 p.m., Elmhurst History Museum, The Making of It's a Wonderful Life

 

Dec. 3, 2018, 7 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 4, 2018, 10 a.m., The Little Traveler, It's a Wonderful Life

 

Dec. 4, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 5, 2018, 6 p.m., Franklin Park Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's

 

Dec. 6, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 6, 2018, 7 p.m., Batavia Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Fields

 

Dec. 7, 2018, OUT OF STATE

 

Dec. 8, 2018, 2 p.m., River Forest Library, It’s a Wonderful Life

 

Dec. 9, 2018, 2 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 10, 2018, 12:30 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 10, 2018, 7 p.m., Westmont Public Library, It's a Wonderful Life

 

Dec. 11, 2018, noon, Ela Township Community Center, Christmas at Marshall Field's

 

Dec. 11, 2018, 7 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 12, 2018, 10:30 a.m., private event

 

Dec. 12, 2018, 1 p.m., Mather's More than a Café in Portage Park, Grace Kelly

 

Dec. 12, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Chicago Public Library, Edgebrook Branch, It's a Wonderful Life

 

Dec. 13, 2018, 11:30 a.m., private event

 

Dec. 13, 2018, 3 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 13, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Chicago Public Library, Roden Branch, Queen Victoria lecture

 

Dec. 14, 2018, HELD for private event

 

Dec. 16, 2018, 2 p.m., Bensenville Public Library, It's a Wonderful Life

 

Dec. 17, 2018, 1 p.m, Mather's More Than a Cafe, Grace Kelly

 

Dec. 17, 2018, 7 p.m., Wheaton Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's

 

Dec. 18, 2018, 10:30 a.m., private event

 

Dec. 18, 2018, 7 p.m., Prospect Heights Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's

 

Dec. 19, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 19, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Manteno Public Library, The Making of It's a Wonderful Life

 

Dec. 20, 2018, 1 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 20, 2018, 6:30 p.m., private event

 

Dec. 21, 2018, 3 p.m., private event


Jan. 2, 2019, 10 a.m., private event

 

Jan. 8, 2018, 10 a.m., private event


Jan. 9, 2019, 10:45 a.m., private event

 

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

 

Jan. 11, 2019, 6 p.m., private event


Jan. 13, 2019, 2 p.m., Joliet Public Library, Ten Illinois People


Jan. 14, 2019, noon, 19th Century Charitable Club, Queen Victoria (lecture)

 

Jan. 15, 2019, 6:30 p.m., private event


Jan. 16, 2019, 2 p.m., Private event


Jan. 16, 2019, 6 p.m., White Oak Library District, Romeoville Branch, Royal Weddings


Jan. 17, 2019, 11 a.m., Plainfield Public Library District, Brownie Wise


Jan. 18, 2019, 7 p.m., private event

 

Jan. 20, 2019, 2 p.m, Indian Prairie Public Library, Grace Kelly

 

Jan. 25, 2019, morning, private event


Jan. 26, 2019, 3 p.m., Winnetka Public Library, Little Black Dress


Jan. 27, 2019, 3:30 p.m., Sugar Grove Public Library Dist., Queen Elizabeth II (portrayal)


Jan. 28, 2019, 7 p.m., Elmhurst Public Library, Clara Barton


Jan. 29, 2019, 7 p.m., Warrenville Public Library District, Louisa May Alcott


Jan. 30, 2019, 6 p.m., Mukwonago Community Library, tBD


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


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, time TBD, 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, 11 a.m., Plum Grove Book Club, TBD


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


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

 

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


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

 

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


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 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 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 16, 2019, time TBD, Monticello-Union District Library, Monticello, IN, Amelia Earhart


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, 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 27, 2019, 1 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 30, 2019, 11 a.m., Chicago Public Library Roden Branch, Little Black Dress


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


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

 

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, TBD

 

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 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, TBD

 

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


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

 

May 2, 2019, noon, private event


May 3, 2019, noon, 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 8, 2019, 10 a.m., private event

 

May 8, 2019, 1:30 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 14, 2019, 12:30 p.m., Northwest Circle of Friends, Hamilton's Women


May 15, 2019, noon, private event

 

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

 

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

 

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


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


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


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


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


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


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

 

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


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


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


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


July 28-August 11, 2019, NOT AVAILABLE


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

 

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


Sept. 8, 2019, private event

 

Sept. 10, 2019, luncheon, private event


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


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

 

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

 

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

 

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


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


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


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

 

Dec. 1, 2019, luncheon, private event


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

 

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


Dec. 7, 2019, evening, private event

 

Dec. 10, 2019, luncheon, private event


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


Dec. 18, 2019, 1 p.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

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Leslie Goddard