Wayne Township Illinois


Senior Event: Lunch & the History of Barbie

Friday, March 22, 2024 — 11:30am

She might be the most famous doll in the world. For more than sixty years, Barbie has been played with, analyzed, collected, criticized and loved. In this illustrated lecture, historian Leslie Goddard delves into the history of Barbie. Learn what inspired Mattel to develop Barbie in 1959, how Barbie helped make Mattel one of the world’s most successful toy companies, and what Barbie’s impact has been on American culture. You won’t want to miss this captivating presentation.

Lunch, prior to the presentation, is from Beef Shack and includes a mini cheesy beef, small salad and a cookie.


Cost: $16


27W031 North Avenue
West CHicago IL 60185

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Updated 1/25/2024

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