Calendar

Leslie Goddard

NOTE FOR ORGANIZATIONS: October 2017 and December 2017 are now completely booked and I am no longer able to accept bookings for those months.


PLEASE NOTE FOR AUDIENCE MEMBERS: Not all events are free and many require advance registration. Please contact the organization in advance if you are interested in attending a program.​

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Sept. 18, 2017, luncheon, private event


Sept. 18, 2017, 3 p.m., private event


Sept. 19, 2017, 7 p.m., Mayslake Peabody, Alice Paul


Sept. 20, 2017, 1 p.m., private event


Sept. 21, 2017, 1 p.m., private event


Sept. 21, 2017, 7 p.m., Palos Park Public Library, Eleanor Roosevelt


Sept. 22, 2017, 2 p.m., private event


Sept. 22, 2017, 7 p.m., Edgebrook Lutheran Church, Hamilton's Women


Sept. 24, 2017, private


Sept. 25, 2017, 11 a.m., Asbury Solomons,, MD, Violet Jessop


Sept. 26, 2017, 10:30 a.m., First  Baptist Church, Alexandria, VA, Jackie Kennedy


Sept. 29, 2017, 1:30 p.m., Lake Bluff Public Library, Hamilton's Women


Oct. 1, 2017, 2 p.m., private event


Oct. 2, 2017, 1 p.m., Nineteenth Century Charitable Foundation, Oak Park, Hamilton's Women


Oct. 3, 2017, 1 p.m., private event


Oct. 3, 2017, 7 p.m., Johnsburg Public Library, Hamilton's Women


Oct. 4, 2017, afternoon, private event


Oct. 5, 2017, 10 a.m., private event


Oct. 5, 2017, 1:30 p.m., private event


Oct. 6, 2017, 11:30 a.m., private event


Oct. 7, 2017, 11 a.m., The PrivateBank Minooka, Hamilton's Women


Oct. 9, 2017, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., private event


Oct. 10, 2017, 1 p.m., Oakton Community College Passages, Chicago Candy


Oct. 11, 2017, 1 p.m., private event


Oct. 11, 2017, 7 p.m., Addison Public Library, Hamilton's Women


Oct. 12, 2017, Noon, Woman's Study Club of Joliet, Eleanor Roosevelt


Oct. 12, 2017, 6 p.m., The PrivateBank Skokie, Hamilton's Women


Oct. 13, 2017, 11:30 a.m., private event


Oct. 14, 2017, 2 p.m., , Graue Mill (Girl Scout only event), Amelia Earhart


Oct. 16, 2017, 10:30 a.m., North Shore Senior Center, Queen Elizabeth I (part 1 of 3-part lecture series)


Oct. 16, 2017, 2 p.m., private event


Oct. 16, 2017, 7 p.m., private event


Oct. 17, 2017, luncheon time, private event


Oct. 17, 2017, 7 p.m., Flagg Creek Historical Society, Pleasantdale Park District building, Burr Ridge, Hamilton's Women


Oct. 18, 2017, noon, private event


Oct. 18, 2017, 6:30 p.m., Chicago Public Library Budlong Woods Branch, Alice Paul


Oct. 19, 2017, 12:30 p.m., Naperville Public Library 95th Street, Hamilton's Women


Oct. 19, 2017, 7 p.m., Kankakee Public Library, Jane Austen's Women


Oct. 20, 2017, 11 a.m., Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, Hamilton's Women


Oct. 21, 2017, 8:45 a.m., private event


Oct. 21, 2017, 1 p.m., The PrivateBank, Worth, Amelia Earhart


Oct. 23, 2017, 10:30 a.m., North Shore Senior Center, Queen Victoria (part 1 of 3-part lecture series)


Oct. 23, 2017, 1 p.m., private event


Oct. 24, 2017, luncheon, Village Bank and Trust Platinum Adventures, Chicago Candy


Oct. 24, 2017, The PrivateBank of Geneva, 6 p.m., Hamilton's Women


Oct. 25, 2017, 1 p.m., private event


Oct. 26, 2017, 7 p.m., Gregg House Museum, Westmont, Chicago Candy


Oct. 27, 2017, 12 noon, The Community House of Hinsdale, Queen Elizabeth II (lecture)


Oct. 28, 2017, 2 p.m., Wauconda Area Library, Jackie Kennedy


Oct. 30, 2017, 10:30 a.m., North Shore Senior Center, Queen Elizabeth II (part 3 of 3-part lecture series)


Oct. 30, 2017, 4 p.m., private event


Oct. 31, 2017, 11:30 p.m., Ela Township Community Center, Lake Zurich, Violet Jessop


Nov. 1, 2017, 1 p.m., private event


Nov. 2, 2017, luncheon, private event (Rockford)


Nov. 2, 2017, 7 p.m., DuPage Organic Garden Club with Carol Stream Library, Rachel Carson


Nov. 3, 2017, 10 a.m., Burlington Public Library, IA, Jackie Kennedy


Nov. 3, 2017, 7 p.m., private event


Nov. 4, 2017, 2 p.m., Glen Ellyn Historical Society, It's a Wonderful Life


Nov. 4, 2017, 8 p.m., Calvary Commandery #25, Clara Barton


Nov. 6, 2017, 8:45 a.m., private event


Nov. 6, 2017, 1 p.m., DeKalb County Farm Bureau Seniors, TBD


Nov. 6, 2017, 7 p.m., Warren Township Historical Society, Amelia Earhart


Nov. 7, 2017, 12:30 p.m., Northbrook Park District, Amelia Earhart


Nov. 7, 2017, 7 p.m., Warrenville Public Library, Hamilton's Women


Nov. 8, 2017, Lunchtime, private event


Nov. 8, 2017, 7 p.m., Fremont Public Library, Alice Paul


Nov. 9, 2017, 6:30 p.m., Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Kennedy, Salem Township Public Library


Nov. 10, 2017, 1 p.m., Burr Ridge Park District, Hamilton's Women


Nov. 10, 2017, 4 p.m., Chicago Public Library Roden Branch Victorian Tea, Amelia Earhart


Nov. 11, 2017, 3:30 p.m., Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, Lenox, MA, Hamilton's Women


Nov. 12, 2017, 2 p.m., Bensenville Community Public Library, Brownie Wise


Nov. 13, 2017, 10 a.m., private event


Nov. 13, 2017, 7 p.m., Northfield Public Library, Bette Davis


Nov. 14, 2017, 1 p.m., Levy Senior Center, Marshall Field's


Nov. 15, 2017, Noon, Friends of the Glenview Library, Hamilton's Women


Nov. 15, 2017, 6:30 p.m., North Riverside Public Library, Hamilton's Women


Nov. 16, 2017, 1:30 p.m., private event


Nov. 16, 2017, 7 p.m., Evanston History Center, Jackie Kennedy


Nov. 17, 2017, 7 p.m., EAA Chapter 15, Romeoville/Lockport, Amelia Earhart


Nov. 18, 2017, 1 p.m., The PrivateBank, Tinley Park, Christmas at the White House


Nov. 19, 2017, 1 p.m., Prairie Center for the Arts, Hamilton's Women


Nov. 20, 2017, 3 p.m., private event


Nov. 27, 2018, 1:30 p.m., private event


Nov. 28, 2017, 1 p.m., Private Bank, Worth, Christmas at the White House


Nov. 28, 2017, 7 p.m., Schaumburg Township District Library, Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Kennedy


Nov. 29, 2017, 2 p.m., Ela Area Public Library, Marshall Field's at Christmas


Nov. 30, 2017, 12 p.m., private event


Dec. 1, 2017, 2 p.m., private event


Dec. 2, 2017, 10 a.m., private event


Dec. 2, 2017, 1:30 p.m., The Private Bank Lake Forest, Christmas at the White House


Dec. 3, 2017, 11 a.m., McHenry Civil War Round Table, Clara Barton


Dec. 4, 2017, 11 a.m., private event


Dec. 4, 2017, evening, Zion Lutheran Church, TBD


Dec. 5, 2017, 10 a.m., The Little Traveler, Marshall Field's


Dec. 5, 2017, 6 p.m., Frank L. Weyenberg Library, WI, Clara Barton


Dec. 6, 2017, 10:30 a.m., private event


Dec. 6, 2017, 1:30 p.m., private event


Dec. 6, 2017, 7 p.m., Westmont Public Library, TBD


Dec. 7, 2017, 10:30 a.m., private event


Dec. 7, 2017, 7 p.m., Addison Public Library, Christmas at the White House


Dec. 8, 2017, 10 a.m., private event


Dec. 10, 2017, 2 p.m., River Forest Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's


Dec. 11, 2017, 10:45 a.m., private event


Dec. 11, 2017, 7 p.m., Bloomingdale Public Library, Christmas at the White House


Dec. 12, 2017, 11 a.m., private event


Dec. 12, 2017, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Public Library, Christmas at Marshall Field's


Dec. 13, 2017, noon, private event


Dec. 13, 2017, 7 p.m., Wheaton Public Library, It's a Wonderful Life


Dec. 14, 2017, 11 a.m., private event


Dec. 15, 2017, 10:45 a.m., private event


Dec. 16, 2017, 11 a.m., private event


Dec. 18, 2017, 10:30 a.m., Niles-Maine District Library, It's a Wonderful Life


Dec. 19, 2017, 10 a.m., private event


Dec. 19, 2017, 2 p.m., private event


Dec. 20, 2017, 1:30 p.m., private event


Dec. 21, 2017, 1 p.m., Harper College Lifelong Learning, The Garlands in Barrington, The Making of Gone With the Wind


Dec. 21, 2017, 6:30 p.m., Charles B. Phillips Library, Newark, IL, Christmas at Marshall Field's


Dec. 27, 2017, Noon, University Club of Chicago, Louisa May Alcott


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


Jan. 11, 2017, 1 p.m., St. Charles Public Library, Alice Paul


Jan. 12, 2018, 10 a.m., State Bank of the Lakes, Antioch, Brownie Wise


Jan. 17, 2018, 12:30 p.m., private event


Jan. 18, 2018, 11:30 a.m., private event


Jan. 19, 2018, 8 p.m., South Park Church Keenagers, Park Ridge, Hamilton's Women


Jan. 22, 2018, 12:30 p.m., private event


Feb. 3, 2018, Luncheon, private event


Feb. 5, 2018, 1 p.m., Addison Senior Club, Jackie Kennedy


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


Feb. 7, 2018, 12 noon, private event


Feb. 10, 2018, 10 a.m., Winnetka Public Library, Louisa May Alcott


Feb. 14, 2018, 2 p.m., First National Bank of Evergreen Park, Chicago Candy


Feb. 14, 2018, 7 p.m., Elmhurst Public Library, Amelia Earhart


Feb. 15, 2018, noon, private event


Feb. 18, 2018, 12:30 p.m., Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance, TBD


Feb. 23, 2018, Early Bird Book Club (at Glen Oak Country Club, Glen Ellyn), TBD


Feb. 25, 2018, 2 p.m., Batavia Public Library, Georgia O'Keeffe


Feb. 26, 2018, 7 p.m., Arlington Heights Garden Club, Rachel Carson


Feb. 27, 2018, 9:30 a.m., Barrington Area Book Club, TBD


Feb. 28, 2018, 9:30 a.m., private event


March 1, 2018, Noon, Northbrook Women's Club, Hamilton's Women


March 1, 2018, 7 p.m., Carol Stream Historical Society, TBD


March 3, 2018, noon, private event


March 3, 2018, after 2:30 p.m., private event


March 4, 2018, afternoon, private event


March 6, 2018, 1 p.m., The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Joliet, Amelia Earhart


March 7, 2018, 12:15 p.m., private event


March 8, 2018, 2:30 p.m., private event


March 8, 2018, 11 a.m., Plainfield Public Library, Louisa May Alcott


March 9, 2018, Friday Book Review Club, Atlantis Banquets, Arlington Heights, Jackie Kennedy


March 9, 2018, 5:30 p.m., Elk Grove Park District Historical Museum, Georgia O'Keeffe


March 10, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Des Plaines Public Library/AAUW, Alice Paul


March 11, 2018, 1:30 p.m., Roselle Public Library, Louisa May Alcott


March 12, 2018, 7 p.m., Riverside AAUW at Riverside Public Library, Amelia Earhart


March 13, 2018, Luncheon, Garden Clubs of Illinois, Brownie Wise


March 13, 2018, 7:30 p.m., private event


March 14, 2018, 1 p.m., North Shore Senior Center, Georgia O'Keeffe


March 14, 2018, 7 p.m., Salt Creek AAUW and LaGrange Park Library, TBD


March 15, 2018, 9:30 a.m., Itasca Bank and Trust Women's Initiative, Louisa May Alcott


March 15, 2018, 7 p.m., Brookfield Public Library, Louisa May Alcott


March 16, 2018, 10 a.m., private event


March 17, 2018, 10 a.m., Frankfort IN DAR, Amelia Earhart


March 19, 2018, 7:30 p.m., private event


March 20, 2018, 1:30 p.m., private event


March 20, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Aspen Drive Library, Georgia O'Keeffe


March 21, 2018, 1 p.m., The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Joliet, Violet Jessop


March 21, 2018, 7 p.m., Ela Area Public Library District, Georgia O'Keeffe


March 22, 2018, 1 p.m., The Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Joliet, Titanic Survivor Violet Jessop


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


March 26, 2018, 11:30 a.m., Midwestern Antiques Club, Brownie Wise


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


March 28, 2018, 7 p.m., held


April 2, 2018, 10:30 a.m., First Monday Presents at Westminster Place-Presbyterian Homes, Rachel Carson


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


April 3, 2018, 1 p.m., private event


April 4, 2018, noon, private event


April 4, 2018, 7 p.m., private event


April 7, 2018, 1 p.m., Women of Faith at Faith Lutheran Church, Glen Ellyn, TBD


April 9, 2017, 9:30 a.m., Claymoor Book Club, TBD


April 10, 2018, 11:30 a.m., Christ Community Church, Lemont, Violet Jessop


April 11, 2018, Homewood Historical Society, Hamilton's Women


April 12, 2018, 1 p.m., Knox Presbyterian Church Hall of Famers, Naperville, Jackie Kennedy


April 12, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Raymond A. Sapp Library, Wyanet, Louisa May Alcott


April 14, 2018, 2 p.m., private event


April 15, 2018, TBD, United Methodist Women, Park Ridge


April 16, 2018, 12:30 p.m., private event


April 17, 2018, 7 p.m., private event


April 18, 2018, 7 p.m., Orland Park Public Library, Queen Elizabeth II lecture


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


April 19, 2018, evening, Association of Lincoln Presenters 2018 Conference, Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Kennedy


April 21, 2018, 2 p.m., Glen Ellyn Historical Society, Rachel Carson


April 22, 2018, 4 p.m., Naper Settlement, Rachel Carson


April 23, 2018, 1 p.m., North Shore Senior Center, Louisa May Alcott


April 23, 2017, 7 p.m., Lockport Area Branch AAUW, Hamilton's Women


April 25, 2018, 1 p.m., Clara Cummings Book Club, Georgia O'Keeffe


April 26, 2018, Luncheon, private event


April 29, 2018, 2 p.m., private event


May 1, 2018, 1 p.m., Tuesday Book Review, Kankakee, Jackie Kennedy


May 2, 2018, 10 a.m., private event


May 3, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Covered Bridge Quilters Guild, Princeton IL, Eleanor Roosevelt


May 5, 2018, 11 a.m., Chicago Public Library Roden Branch, Louisa May Alcott


May 7, 2018, Noon, Batavia Woman's Club, Estee Lauder


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


May 8, 2018, 7 p.m., St. Mary's Women's Club, Chicago Candy


May 12, 2018, luncheon, Crown Point Community Library, TBD


May 15, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Sons of American Revolution Cook County, Hamilton's Women


May 16, 2018, 12:30 p.m., The Every Wednesday Literary Club, Elgin, TBD


May 17, 2018, Noon, Wauwatosa Woman's Club, WI, Jackie Kennedy


May 17, 2018, 7 p.m., Eisenhower Public Library, Louisa May Alcott


May 24, 2018, Luncheon (specific time TBD), Skokie Valley Chapter DAR, Hamilton's Women


June 5, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Hinsdale Bank and Trust Platinum Adventures, Bette Davis


June 6, 2018, 11:30 a.m., private event


July 13, 2018, Noon, Moline Public Library, Brownie Wise


June 14, 2018, 2 p.m., Geneseo Public Library, Marshall Field's


June 15-24, 2018, Greenville, S.C. Chautauqua


July 18, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Niles-Maine District Library, Louisa May Alcott


July 29-August 11, 2018, vacation


August 14, 2018, 6 p.m., Hawarden Public Library, Iowa, Eleanor Roosevelt


August 15, 2018, 1 p.m., Le Mars Public Library, Iowa, TBD


August 15, 2018, 7 p.m., Sioux Center and Orange City Public Libraries, Iowa, TBD


August 16, 2018, 1 p.m., Laurens Public Library, Iowa, TBD


August 16, 2018, 7 p.m., West Bend Public Library, Iowa, TBD


August 17, 2018, 2 p.m., Marshalltown Public Library, Iowa, Amelia Earhart


Sept. 15-16, 2018, TBD, Revolutionary War event, Cantigny, Hamilton's Women


Sept. 20, 2018, 1 p.m., St. Charles Public Library, Louisa May Alcott


Sept. 26, 2018, noon, All Saints Lutheran Church seniors, Orland Park, Bette Davis


Sept. 30, 2018, 2 p.m., Bloomington Public Library, Louisa May Alcott


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


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


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


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


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


Dec. 15, 2018, 1 p.m., Harvard Diggins Public Library, Christmas at the White House