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May 2016

Secret Path Book Reading, hosted by Bettenhausen Chrysler Dodge Ram

May 7, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Come to Bettenhausen Dodge RAM Tinley Park for an author reading of the beloved children's book, "The Secret Path" by Chicago-based author Nancy Gee on Saturday, May 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.! There will be a reading assistance dog on hand. All children in attendence will receive a free autographed copy of Nancy Gee's book, a free "Secret Path" t-shirt, and, in honor of Mother's Day, all moms in attendence will receive a free carnation! Free pizza and…

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Meet Nancy Gee at the BEA

May 11, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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June 2016

Family Fishing Day

June 4, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us for a day of fishing and fun for the whole family at Lake Katherine! No fishing license is required for this event. Prizes and trophies will be awarded for the biggest catfish, bass, muskie and walleye.

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Orlando American Library Association Annual Conference

June 23, 2016 @ 12:00 am
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Tales for Tots Author Reading at Mariano’s Orland Park

June 25, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Join us at Mariano's in Orland Park for a special Tales for Tots event with Author Nancy Gee! Nancy Gee, author of The Secret Path and The Secret Drawer will be on-site for story time at noon on June 25th! Registration is required and space is limited, sign up today! All registered children will receive a free book!

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July 2016

How To Write a Children’s Book

July 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Visit to the Lurie Children’s Hospital

July 20, 2016 @ 12:00 am
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August 2016

Burr Ridge Bank and Trust

August 2, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Bubble Aventures at Harvester Park Sponsored by Burr Ridge Bank and Trust

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October 2016

StudentsXpress Event at The Nettelhorst School

October 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

Exciting week ahead! On Wednesday, student writers will read their FEAR submissions as part of the StudentsXpress Event at The Nettelhorst School! Can't wait to hear their readings, learning about their dreams, and encouraging them to make them real! Looking forward to their feedback on hearing The Secret Drawer and The Secret Path, too!

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Hinsdale Humane Society Howl-o-ween Ball

October 29, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Need an "excuse" to dress up for Halloween? Then make plans to attend the Hinsdale Humane Society Howl-o-ween Ball on October 29th. Whether you attend or not, you can bid on some great items - like The SECRET DRAWER Drawer and The SECRET PATH!

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November 2016

Dine to Donate, Houlihan’s Orland Park

November 15, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Who wants to cook on a Tuesday? Not me! I'll be at Houlihan's Orland Park for a Dine to Donate event benefiting the RMHC Chicago and Northwest Indiana Ronald McDonald House near Advocate Children's Hospital

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Central DuPage Hospital, 17 November 2016 : 10.30-noon

November 17, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Benefit for St. Pius X Parish School, Tuesday November 29, 2016

November 29, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Barnes & Noble, Oak Brook Mall + Google Map
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December 2016

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA, Ridge Country Club in Oaklawn

December 4, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

December 4 - Two seatings 9:00 AM and 12 noon. Proceeds benefit Hearts of Hope program of Advocate Children's Hospital. This event is for children and their families. Two seatings 9:00 AM and 12 noon. Author Nancy Gee will be reading THE SECRET PATH book from her series of children's books. All children attending will receive a donated children's book sponsored by Lang Exterior family. Proceeds benefit Hearts of Hope program of Advocate Children's Hospital. This event is for children…

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Reading at Hinsdale Public Library

December 10, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

So excited to be back at Hinsdale Library on Saturday, with the READ therapy dogs who gave me the inspiration for my new book “The Secret Room” (available soon!). I'll be reading from my two books, “The Secret Drawer” and “The Secret Path" so come down and join the fun from 10:30am!

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Reading at RONALD McDONALD HOUSE near Central Dupage Hospital

December 15, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

December 15 - 7:00 P.M. Author Nancy Gee will be reading THE SECRET DRAWER to the children and their families of the house. Author Nancy Gee will be reading THE SECRET DRAWER to the children and their families of the house followed by the donation of her books from her children's series through the sponsorship of Lang Exterior. Ronald McDonald House is the home away from home for these families providing togetherness for these families healing and staying connected !

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Reading and education program STOWE ELEMENTARY OF CHICAGO

December 19, 2016 @ 12:00 am

Author Nancy Gee will be reading and providing an education program for two session groups of children located at Stowe Elementary of Chicago. Nancy Gee is part of the Outreach program AUTHORS IN THE SCHOOLS of the Near South Planning Board. The program serves students in inner city schools to bring the joy of reading and creative writing to the children.

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January 2017

“Creative Writing” at Winter Break Arts Camp, The Community House, Hinsdale, Illinois

January 5 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am

Nancy will be teaching "Creative Writing " January 5 - 8:30 to 11:30 am (K to 2nd Grade). Art Program, Winter Break Arts Camp (K to 2nd Grade). At The Community House, Hinsdale, Illinois.

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“Builder Night” @District123

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This Maker Faire event is a wonderful way to engage kids and their families to STEM subjects, by bringing in local scientists and technicians to run fun and creative activities. Another example of our local schools and teachers doing an amazing job. I'm so proud to be taking part!

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February 2017

2nd Annual District 123 STEM Night, Hannum School, Oak Lawn

February 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Discover the FUN of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through hands-on activities for the whole family, Hannum School, 9800 S. Tripp in Oak Lawn

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Kids Expo, several dates Feb and March 2017

February 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Expect Family Fun at the 2017 Kids Expo. Don’t Miss Family Time Magazine’s 12th Annual Kids Expo 2017, set for: Moraine Valley Fitness Recreation Center 9000 W. College Parkway Building H Palos Hills, IL 60465 Saturday, February 25th, 2017 9am-5pm Sunday, February 26th, 2017 10am-5pm Schaumburg Convention Center 1551 Thoreau Dr. Building N Schauburg, IL 60173 Friday, March 31st, 2017 3pm-9pm Saturday, April 1st, 2017 9am-5pm Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 10am-5pm

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March 2017

Chicago Author Series, The Museums at Lisle Station Park

March 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us for this free, unique celebration of history and culture of our region with Nancy Gee who will present her books in a fun and informal discussion. The Chicago Author Series will take place in the parlor of the Netzley-Yender Farmhouse where coffee and refreshments will be served. Nancy will be presenting her books. Event will be held in the Netzley-Yender Farmhouse, 921 School Street, Lisle

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Visit to Alice L Barnard Elementary School, Chicago

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

10354 S Charles St, Chicago, IL 60643. Nancy will read her second book (in The Secret Book Series) THE SECRET PATH. It was the kids idea to invite Nancy, after being read THE SECRET DRAWER by a volunteer. Nancy will read her second book (in The Secret Book Series) THE SECRET PATH

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April 2017

Reading at Paul Revere Elementary School, Chicago

April 27 @ 12:00 am

Nancy is an author in the AUTHORS IN THE SCHOOL PROGRAM .. as a traveling author visiting various schools. The program enhances reading and literacy programs. Authors in the School is an outreach program of the Near South Planning Board, bringing the joy of reading & creative writing to students in inner-city schools. Over 2100 students have been involved in the program. www.theNSPB.org

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June 2017

Harold Washington Literary Award Dinner Committee

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Union League Club 65 W. Jackson Boulevard + Google Map

Nancy will be a guest of the Near South Planning Board as one of the authors participating in the Authors in the School program .. where throughout the school year she visits various schools reading her books and providing activities for kids at each assigned school by the Near South Planning Board. This event kicks off the Printers Row Lit Fest. Printers Row Lit Fest ..is an annual Book fair and literacy festival held in Chicago . Printers Row Lit…

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The Printers Row Lit Fest

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Near South Planning Board (NSPB) will host its 23rd Annual Young Authors Ceremony at the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, Sunday, June 11, 2017. The ceremony will honor approximately 50 developing writers and illustrators in the K-8th grade levels who are winners of a Chicago Public School’s (CPS) Young Authors’ Competition for outstanding manuscripts. Guest speaker will include Illinois author, Nancy Gee, 'The Secret Drawer’ and the Secret Book Series. The Printers Row Lit Fest was founded in 1985…

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Near South Planning Board, Author Soirée – Chicago

June 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A social meet and greet where Nancy and other authors will be making a presentation. Come join us and mingle, making a difference in our community.

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Students Xpress, Open Mic!

June 11 @ 2:00 pm
Students Xpress, Open Mic! + Google Map

Nancy will be a guest at this event talking with parents selling books and squirrels....and her books will be raffled. StudentsXpress is partnering with Authors In The Schools, an an outreach program of the Near South Planning Board.

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August 2017

Field Market Days

August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Check out the Authors’ Corner at the newest Farmers Market on The Field Museum’s South Terrace. Nancy will be participating August 26....from 2 to 6pm and  October 14th. The Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., South Terrace Fresh produce from local farmers, food provided by Field to Table Catering and Events, Craft beer specially brewed for The Field Museum, music and fun for all. Presented by Near South Planning Board. More info www.theNSPB.com

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September 2017

Wild West Literacy Night, Ronald D. O’Neil Elementary School – Sept 29

September 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

What fun! Come join Nancy and those famous flying squirrels Sal and Al in a fun filled Wild Wet evening which will include square dancing and pony rides and where she will be reading and signings her books - The Secret Drawer and The Secret Path!  

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October 2017

American Writers Museum – Children’s Author Storytime

October 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Nancy reading at the Children's Author Storytime. Picture of the flying squirrel in the mural that covers the entire wall of the children’s area .. and photos of Nancy's books in the children’s area among the museums best !

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Field Market Days – October 14th

October 14 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Check out the Authors’ Corner at the newest Farmers Market on The Field Museum’s South Terrace. Nancy will be participating October 14th....from 2 to 6pm. The Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., South Terrace Fresh produce from local farmers, food provided by Field to Table Catering and Events, Craft beer specially brewed for The Field Museum, music and fun for all. Presented by Near South Planning Board. More info www.theNSPB.com

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1340 WJOL radio show

October 27 @ 11:00 am

Check out NANCY GEE on the 1340 WJOL radio show! Friday October 27th at 11am Chicago time on the show The Friends Over Fifty, hosted by Edward Kerfin wjolfriendsoverfifty.com

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November 2017

Barnes & Noble : meet Nancy and the therapy dogs from R.E.A.D.®!

November 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Meet Nancy and the therapy dogs from R.E.A.D.® when she introduces THE SECRET ROOM Barnes & Noble Oakbrook Mall, 297 Oakbrook Center, Oakbrook, Il.  Sales count toward helping the R.E.A.D. dog program at Intermountain R.E.A.D. Therapy Animals.  A voucher is needed, click here, an iphone photo will also work! Nancy will be reading from 11am-1pm (event runs till 3pm). Nancy will also be reading on Saturday, DECEMBER 2, 2017 from 11 am to 3 pm at Barnes & Noble, 3701…

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Burroughs School Chicago November 7th

November 7 @ 1:00 pm

Nancy will be at Burroughs Elementary School reading and sharing books! Thanks to the Near South Planning Board for making sure everyone will go home with a signed copy of #TheSecretRoom. #AuthorsinSchools #ThroughLiteracy

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Fremont Elementary and Intermediate…FAMILY READING NIGHT

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come celebrate “Family Reading Night” - Elementary and Intermediate schools together - the venue is Intermediate. Two READ dogs Mickey and Riley will be with Nancy who will be giving back a % to the Read Dogs. Be sure to bring a blanket to sit on! Come for a great evening of reading and fun!

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Anderson’s Bookshop La Grange, IL: Saturday, November 18, 2017 / 2pm-4pm

November 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A Secret Room Book Event! Nancy with her furry special guests, Mickey and Riley, R.E.A.D. ® Therapy Dogs.

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December 2017

Barnes & Noble : meet Nancy and the therapy dogs from R.E.A.D.®!

December 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Meet Nancy and the therapy dogs from R.E.A.D.® when she introduces THE SECRET ROOM Saturday, DECEMBER 2, 2017 from 11 am to 1 pm (event runs till 3pm) at Barnes & Noble, 3701 Ellison Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM. proceeds to: TALES of JOY R.E.A.D.® Program, an Associate Program registered with IntermountainTherapy Animals

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Breakfast with Santa – Ridge Country Club – 3 Dec

December 3 @ 9:00 am

Hearts for Hope for Advocate Children's Hospital is a cause very close to Nancy's heart. They organise programs such as bedside magicians, patient parties, family comfort kits, support of reunions for patients and families and much more. This Sunday they are having their annual Breakfast with Santa at Ridge Country Club. It's not too late to get tickets to be part of this wonderful family day and help improve the lives of patients and families. Just click here to get…

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St George School – 5 December

December 5 @ 12:00 am

Nancy will be at St. George School, Tinley Park  6700.  176th Street for their Family Reading Night. This time she will be bringing #READdog friends Pinta, Kora and Piranha Banana.

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