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.


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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July 28-August 11, 2019, NOT AVAILABLE


Aug. 12, 2019, 1 p.m., North Shore Senior Center, Bertha Palmer


Aug. 12, 2019, 7 p.m., Elmhurst Public Library, Georgia O'Keeffe


Aug. 13, 2019, 1 p.m., McHenry County College RAP, Queen Elizabeth II


Aug. 13, 2019, 7 p.m., Palos Park Library, Queen Elizabeth II


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

 

Aug. 16, 2019, 1 p.m., Senior Resource Center, Freeport, IL, Queen Elizabeth II


Aug. 16, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Public Library, Grace Kelly


Aug. 17, 2019, 3 p.m., Winnetka Public Library, Royal Weddings


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


Aug. 20, 2019, 1 p.m., Oakton Community College Passages Emeritus series, TBD


Aug. 21, 2019, 1:30 p.m., TBD, private event


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


Aug. 23, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


Aug. 25, 2019, 2 p.m., Batavia Public Library, Grace Kelly


Aug. 26, 2019, 7 p.m., Niles-Maine District Library, Below Stairs


Aug. 27, 2019, 2:30 p.m., private event


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


Aug. 28, 2019, 7 p.m., Joliet Public Library, Black Road, Jackie Kennedy


Aug. 29, 2019, 1 p.m., private event


Aug. 29, 2019, 4:30 p.m., Hanover Township Senior Services, Grace Kelly


Sept. 3, 2019, 7 p.m., private event


Sept. 4, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


Sept. 4, 2019, 7 p.m., private event


Sept. 5, 2019, 12:30 p.m., Naperville Public Library, Queen Elizabeth II


Sept. 6, 2019, 1;30 p.m., private event


Sept. 7, 2019, 4 p.m., Norwood Life Society Thrift Shop, Little Black Dress


Sept. 8, 2019, private event

 

Sept. 9, 2019, 1 p.m., DeKalb County Farm Bureau Seniors, Queen Elizabeth II


Sept. 9, 2019, 7 p.m., Warren-Newport Library, Gurnee, Queen Elizabeth II


Sept. 10, 2019, luncheon, private event


Sept. 10 2019, 7 p.m., Carol Stream Public Library, Below Stairs


Sept. 11, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


Sept. 12, 2019, 1:30 p.m., private event


Sept. 12, 2019, 7 p.m., Glen Ellyn Historical Society, Queen Elizabeth II


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


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

 

Sept. 15, 2019, 1 p.m., Gail Borden Public Library, Elgin, Grace Kelly


Sept. 16, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


Sept. 17, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


Sept. 17, 2019, 7 p.m., Orland Park Public Library, Grace Kelly


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

 

Sept. 18, 2019, 7 p.m., Grace Kelly


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

 

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


Sept. 21, 2019, 2 p.m., Cook Park Library, Libertyville, Afternoon Tea


Sept. 22, 2019, 2 p.m., Downers Grove Public Library, Below Stairs


Sept. 23, 2019, NOT AVAILABLE (out of state)


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


Sept. 25, 2019, 9:30 a.m., private event


Sept. 25, 2019, noon, Public Landing Restaurant, Lockport, Grace Kelly


Sept. 27, 2019, 10 a.m., The East Wing-Glenview Senior Center, Eleanor Roosevelt


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


Sept. 29, 2019, 3 p.m., private event


Sept. 30, 2019, noon, private event


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


Oct. 1, 2019, 7 p.m., Warrenville Public Library, Louisa May Alcott


Oct. 2, 2019, 1:15 p.m., private event


Oct. 2, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Green Hills Public Library, Alice Paul


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


Oct. 3, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Cook Park Library at Libertyville Civic Center, Queen Elizabeth II


Oct. 4, 2019, 1 p.m, McHenry County College RAP, Gone With the Wind


Oct. 5, 2019, morning, IEA Retired conference, First Ladies


Oct. 6, 2019, 2 p.m., private event


Oct. 7, 2019, 7 p.m., Fremont Public Library, Little Black Dress


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


Oct. 8, 2019, 7 p.m., Woodridge Public Library, Queen Elizabeth II


Oct. 9, 2019, 10 a.m., private event


Oct. 9, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Cook Park Library, Libertyville, 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, 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, TBD


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, 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


Jan. 8, 2020, 10 a.m., private event


Jan. 13, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


Jan. 13, 2020, 7 p.m., Bloomingdale Public Library, Grace Kelly


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


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. 29-30, 2020, OUT OF STATE


Feb. 14, 2020, 1 p.m., Friday Book Review Club, Arlington Heights, Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


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


Feb. 19, 2020, 2 p.m., Geneseo Public Library, Lady Bird, Pat and Betty


Feb. 20, 2020, 7 p.m., League of Women Voters, Wheaton area, Alice Paul


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. 24, 2020, 2 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 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 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 18, 2020, 1 p.m., Skokie Theater, Queen Elizabeth II


March 19, 2020, 11 a.m., Plainfield Public Library, Amelia Earhart


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


March 29, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


March 30, 2020, 2 p.m., private event


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 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 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 18, 2020, 1 p.m., 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 22, 2020, 1 p.m., Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Royal Weddings


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


May 1, 2020, private event OUT OF STATE


May 6, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


May 7, 2020, TBD (mid-day), Barrington White House, Bertha Palmer


May 9, 2020, 10 a.m., private event


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


May 12, 2020, 1 p.m., private event


May 15-17, 2020, OUT OF STATE (not available)


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


June 2, 2020, 12:30 p.m., private event


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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. 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


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. 10, 2020, 1 p.m., private event OUT OF STATE