Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events:

The Mahopac Writers Ongoing Workshop – Event Type: Weekly workshop for writers. Start Time: 6:45 PM End Time: 8:45 PM Description: A self-managed/peer support writing workshop. No age limit. No genre limits. (There may be some limit on taste, ie, in favor of ‘good taste’, in language and subject matter.) Bring your writing, read and discuss it with other writers. –You might be limited to six minutes for reading and five minutes for discussion, as per time limitations. We also discuss general writing issues. Library: Mahopac Public Library Location: Periodicals Room (2nd floor) Contact: Vin Dacquino 845-206-7703 Presenter: Vincent Dacquino

Mahopac Public Library
668 Route Six
Mahopac, NY 10541


More Events:

  • Young Authors Master Class
    December 4, 2018

    The Master Class is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 at P/NW BOCES.

    BOCES Education Center

    Yorktown,
    http://maps.google.com/maps?z=16&daddr=++Yorktown+++

  • Dacquino Sets Book Tour for Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley
    March 5, 2019

    March 12- Young Authors' Conference- 8-1- Westchester Community College (Public NOT Invited)

    March 31- John Mac Radio Show- 6 pm- On Line- http://www.blogtalkradio.com/johnmac13
    April 5- Antipodean Books- 6:30 pm- 29 Garrison Landing, Garrison, NY (Public Invited)
    April 6- Putnam County History Museum- 5 pm- 63 Chestnut St., Cold Spring, NY 845-265-4010- (Public Invited)
    April 7- Keeler Tavern Garden House- 2 pm- 132 Main St., Ridgefield, Conn., 203-438-5485- (Public Invited)
    April 10- Locally Sourced TV interview with Armanda Famiglietta- Comcast Channel 21-Available on www.vtdacquino.com

    April 12- - 7 pm- Fort William Henry Hotel Conference Center, 48 Canada Street, Lake George, NY (Public Invited)

    April 20- Split Rock Books- 6 pm- 97 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY 845-265-2080 (Public invited)
    April 24- Kent Historical Society monthly meeting- 6:30 pm- Kent Cliffs Firehouse, Rt. 301, Kent Cliffs, NY (Public Invited)
    April 28- Tompkins Corners Cultural Central- 2pm- 729 Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam Valley, NY 10579 (Public Invited)
    May 8 and 9- Fulmar Road Elementary School- Sybil Ludington bus tour- 9-1- (Public NOT Invited)
    May 10 Mahopac Middle School Career Day Fair- 8:30-Noon- Mahopac MS, 425 Baldwin Place Rd. Mahopac, NY (Public NOT Invited)

    May 11 Putnam Valley Library 2pm Oscawana Rd., Putnam Valley, NY
    May 15- Northeast Westchester Rotary Club- OMM Book Launch- 5:30 to 7:30- J F Kennedy high School, Somers, NY (Public NOT Invited)

    May 23- Pawling Public Library- 7 pm- 11 Broad Street, Pawling, NY

    October 17- Patterson Public Library, 1167 RT. 311, Patterson, NY- 7 pm- Hauntings of the Hudson River Valley



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  • BOCES Young Authors Conference: WRITING: Journey and Destination
    March 12, 2019

    Young Authors Conference, Writing BEYOND LIMITS is scheduled for Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Westchester Community College. The snow date is March 13.
    Workshop #5: Capturing the Truth in Historical Non-Fiction
    Presenter: Vin Dacquino

    PRESENTER: VIN DACQUINO
    Are you ready to capture history so that the people of today can learn their past for a better tomorrow? Where do you begin? Where
    do you look? What must you include? Be prepared to present, discuss, and map out your next project. Come ready to write.
    Vin Dacquino is the author of a biography on Revolutionary War heroine, Sybil Ludington titled Sybil Ludington: The Call to Arms. He has also published Haunting of the Hudson River Valley: an Investigative Journey His new book,
    Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington will be released on April 1, 2019.

    Westchester Community College

    Valhalla, NY
    http://maps.google.com/maps?z=16&daddr=++Valhalla+NY++

  • PATRIOT HERO OF THE HUDSON VALLEY: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington scheduled for Release on April 1, 2019
    April 1, 2019

    Vin Dacquino's new book on Sybil Ludington is scheduled to be released by History Press on April 1, 2019. Get yours on AMAZON.Com



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  • April 1 Release date for PATRIOT HERO OF THE HUDSON VALLEY: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington
    April 1, 2019

    Stay posted for dates of April book tour talks at:
    Kent Historical Society, Kent NY
    NSCAR Museum (DAR Children's museum) in Washington DC
    Fort William Henry in Lake George
    Putnam County Historical Society, Putnam NY



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  • Dacquino to Speak at Antipodean Books in Garrison Landing
    April 5, 2019

    Vincent T. Dacquino will discuss and sign copies of his new book, Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington at 6:30 pm on Friday, April 5 at Antipodean Books, 29 Garrison Landing, Garrison, NY 10524. For further information, contact Kathy at 845-424-3867



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  • Author, Vin Dacquino, to present new book to Putnam History Museum
    April 6, 2019

    Vin Dacquino will be presenting his new book, Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington, released April 1 by History Press, to the Putnam County Historical Society in Cold Springs New York on Saturday, April 6 at 5 pm. Formerly known as the Putnam County Historical Society & Foundry School Museum. Located at 63 Chestnut Street, Cold Spring, NY 10516. Contact info: Tel (845) 265-4010 Fax (845) 265-2884



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  • Dacquino to Speak at Keeler's Tavern Garden House in Ridgefield, Conn.
    April 7, 2019

    Vin Dacquino to introduce his new book, Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington, at The Garden House at the Keeler Tavern Museum. Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 2 pm. More details to follow. The Keeler Tavern Museum is located at 132 Main Street in the Center of Ridgefield, Connecticut. For further information call 1-203-438-5485 Contact: Patty Linnon



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  • Vin Dacquino to appear on LOCALLY SOURCED
    April 10, 2019

    Vin Dacquino to appear on LOCALLY SOURCED, a Comcast Channel 21 production hosted by Armanda Famiglietti. The show will tape on April 10, 2019 and air shortly thereafter. Dacquino will discuss his newly released book on Sybil Ludington published by History Press.



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  • Vin Dacquino Presents Talk and Signing at Fort William Henry in Lake George, NY
    April 12, 2019

    Vin Dacquino, author of the newly released, Patriot of the Hudson River Valley, will  offer a book signing and talk on April 12 at 7 pm at the Fort William Henry Hotel  Conference Center, 48 Canada Street, Lake George, NY 12845    518-668-5471



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  • Dacquino to do Book Signing at Split Rock Books
    April 20, 2019

    Vin Dacquino will do a book signing for his new book, Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley, on April 20 at 6 pm at Split Rock Books in Cold Spring, NY



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  • Vin to Discuss his new book with Kent Historical Society April 24
    April 24, 2019

    Vin will do a book talk and signing on his new book, PATRIOT HERO of the HUDSON VALLEY: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington at 6:30 pm on Wednesday April 24 at the Kent Cliffs Firehouse on Rt. 301 in Kent Cliffs, NY.



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  • Dacquino to Speak at Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
    April 28, 2019

    Vin Dacquino will speak on Sunday, April 28. 2019 about his new book, PATRIOT HERO OF THE HUDSON VALLEY: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington at the Tompkins Corners Cultural Center. Details to follow.

    729 Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam Valley, NY 10579
    phone: (845) 528-7280 email: info@tompkinscorners.org



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  • Trip Planned for Fulmar Elementary School Bus Trip
    May 8, 2019

    Vin Dacquino will once again take fourth grade students from Fulmar Road School in Mahopac, NY, on a Sybil Ludington bus trip. The tour will include the Red Mills Park, The Veterans' Museum, Sybil's former home and mill site, a one-room schoolhouse, and Sybil's statue. The trip is planned for 9 to 1 on May 8 and 9, 2019



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  • Mahopac Middle School Career Day Fair
    May 10, 2019

    This year's Career Day at the Mahopac Middle School will be held on Friday, May 10 from 8:35 to 11:35. The event will be held "fair" style in the gymnasium with about 280 students attending per period for four consecutive periods. Presenters will discuss preparations, daily activities, benefits and rewards, possible advancement and personal anecdotes about their professions. Presenters will include doctors, lawyers, firefighters and, of course, Vin Dacquino, author, who will present his newly released, Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley: The Life and ride of Sybil Ludington.

    Mahopac Middle School
    425 Baldwin Place Rd
    Mahopac, NY 10541
    http://maps.google.com/maps?z=16&daddr=425+Baldwin+Place+Rd++Mahopac+NY+10541+

  • Putnam Valley Historical Society to include Dacquino in American History Speaker Series
    May 11, 2019

    The American History program/speaker series for the Putnam Valley Historical Society has invited Vin Dacquino. author of Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley: the Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington to speak at the Putnam Valley Library on May 11 at 2 pm. The public is welcome to attend.



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  • 2019 Edition of On MY MIND book launch to include Dacquino Keynote speech.
    May 15, 2019

    Vin Dacquino has agreed to be the KEYNOTE Speaker for the highly acclaimed, ON MY MIND book launch of collected works by high school students. The Book Launch will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Kennedy/Catholic High School in Somers, NY. A book-signing of Vin's new book, Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley, will be conducted during the pizza party with proceeds of the book's sales donated to the OMM project.



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  • Book Signing at Pawling Public Library
    May 21, 2019

    Vin Dacquino will be talking about his new book, Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley, and signing copies on May 21 in the library annex from 7 pm to 8 pm. Pawling Public Library, 11 Broad Street, Pawling, NY 12564-1502



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  • Haunted Hudson Valley with Vin Dacquino at Patterson Library
    October 17, 2019

    Vin Dacquino will make a ghostly appearance at the Patterson Library, 1167 Route 311 PO Box 418, Patterson, New York on October 17 at 7 pm. Dacquino will discuss his paranormal experiences with the audience and recount the incidents that led up to his book, Hauntings of the Hudson River Valley: An Investigative Journey, published by History Press. Dacquino also published the recently released investigative journey into the life of Sybil Ludington, Hero Patriot of the Hudson Valley: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington, also published by History Press. The public is welcomed to attend.



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