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:

  • 2018 Edition of On MY MIND to include Dacquino introduction
    May 16, 2018

    Vin Dacquino has agreed to write the introduction to the highly acclaimed, ON MY MIND book of collected works by high school students. The Book Launch will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Kennedy/Catholic High School in Somers.



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  • Mahopac Middle School Career Day Fair
    May 17, 2018

    This year's Career Day at the Mahopac Middle School will be held on Thursday, May 17 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.

    Mahopac Middle School
    425 Baldwin Place Rd
    Mahopac, NY 10541

  • Aunt Millie's Tag Sale Book Signing
    May 19, 2018

    Saturday, May 19th, 9:00 AM – “Aunt Millie’s Tag Sale” – St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Route 6, Mohegan Lake. Local authors Vincent Dacquino and John McMullen will share a table for book discussions, signings, and sales.



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  • MEET THE AUTHORS NIGHT- Part 2
    June 14, 2018

    Join us for
    MEET THE AUTHORS NIGHT- Part 2
    Sponsored by
    the Mahopac Public Library Writers Group
    and hosted by Vincent T. Dacquino
    Thursday, June 14
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Activities will include:
     Individual interviews with the authors
     Literary works in progress displayed
     Short readings
     Book signings
    Writers and readers of all ages are
    invited and encouraged to attend.
    Light refreshments will be provided.

    Mahopac Public Library
    668 Route Six
    Mahopac, NY 10541

  • Vin Dacquino at The Country Childrens Center
    June 20, 2018

    Author and former teacher, Vin Dacquino, will be doing a dramatic reading of his new book, Jimmy Luvs Mary, Tru Luv for more information contact:
    Brent Morton
    School-age Program Director
    The Country Childrens Center
    (914) 242-0520 EXT:302



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  • Shrub Oak Library Meet the Authors
    July 21, 2018

    The John C. Hart Memorial Library is planning to have a “Meet the Local Authors” day with reception on Saturday, July 21 at 1:00 pm. Each author will have a table set up and sign and/or sell their books. Attendees will move around the tables discussing the books with the authors. The library will provide refreshments. authors will be signing and selling their books.

    CONTACT:
    Melinda O'Brien
    Adult Programs/Art Exhibits
    John C. Hart Memorial Library
    1130 Main Street, Shrub Oak, NY 10588
    MOBrien@wlsmail.org
    www.yorktownlibrary.org



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  • ONGOING: Vin Dacquino to host Veterans' Writing Workshop Monthly
    July 31, 2018

    Author Vin Dacquino will be hosting studio workshop for veterans on the first Wednesday of each month from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Patterson Recreation Center. All veterans are welcome to attend. Experience is not necessary. Admission is free. Join us every month to share your work

    Contact:
    John F. Bourges, Program Coordinator
    The PFC Joseph P. Dwyer
    VET2VET Program of Putnam County
    'MAKE IT MATTER..., ONE VETERAN AT A TIME'
    P.O. Box 574
    Brewster, NY 10509
    845-278-VETS (8387)

    Pace University Conference Center

    White Plains,

  • Dacquino to Speak at Keeler's Tavern Garden House in Fairfield, Conn.
    September 23, 2018

    Vince Dacquino to introduce his new book,"Sybil Ludington: The Pride of Putnam county" at The Garden House at the Keeler Tavern Museum. Sunday, September 23.



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  • Freight House Cafe' to Become Fright House
    October 26, 2018

    Author Vin Dacquino will haunt the Freight House on Saturday, October 26 with his tales of the supernatural. rumor has it he will reveal the ghosts who haunt the cafe'. A regular and special menu will be offered which will of course include a selection of wines and beers. Festivities begin at 7. The cafe' is located on Route 6 in Mahopac just south of the intersection of Rt. 6 and Rt. 6N



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  • Dacquino to conduct workshop for BOCES Career Day
    November 16, 2018

    Author Vin Dacquino will be offering a workshop on writing as a career for high school students at the BOCES Annual Career Conference to be held on Friday November 16, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 PM. The goal of the day is to have speakers use their life experiences to help high school students raise an awareness about all the opportunities that exist within the students fields of interest upon graduating from HS.

    Southern Westchester BOCES
    65 Grasslands Road,
    Valhalla,, 10595

  • Vin to Host Writing Gala for VET2VET Program
    November 17, 2018

    Vin will be a host in the writing portion of the Second Annual Veterans Art, Music and Writing Gala to be held at the Studio Around the Corner on 67 Main Street, Brewster NY. The Writing segment will be held on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 2 PM until 4 PM. and is open to the public.



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  • Young Authors Master Class
    December 4, 2018

    A date has been set for Young Authors Master Class on Tuesday Dec.4, 2018 at P/NW BOCES in Yorktown Heights.

    BOCES Education Center

    Yorktown,


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