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:

  • Vin Dacquino to appear as guest on VIEWPOINT
    August 1, 2017

    Author Vin Dacquino will be appearing on an upcoming episode of Comcast's weekly show, VIEWPOINT. He will be focusing on his new novel, Flowers by the Roadside. the show will be filmed on August 1 at 3 PM at the Comcast studio in Carmel, NY.


  • Rotary of Yorktown to host Vin Dacquino at Kirby's Restaurant
    August 9, 2017

    Vin Dacquino will be speaking at the Rotary of Yorktown's monthly luncheon at Kirby' Restaurant in Yorktown Heights on August 9 at noon.


    September 13, 2017

    Vin Dacquino will be offering a new class at WCC titled, "THE WRITERS' CIRCLE." This course will offer writers an opportunity to share written work, written for pleasure or publishing, in a non-threatening environment of fellow writers. The instructor, published author Vin Dacquino, will also offer editorial advice in the classroom and in one-to-one emails. Six consecutive classes will be held on Wednesdays starting Sept 13, 2017 and ending on Wed. Oct 18.

    Westchester Community College

    Valhalla, NY

  • Turning Ideas into Published Books at Westchester Community College
    October 25, 2017

    Turning Ideas into Published Books
    Do you have a great book idea? Let's move it to the next step. Come join us in a non-threatening writing circle that can lead to the completion and publication of your book. Experience is not necessary; bring your manuscript and your passion and let's work together to get it done. Email editing by the author/teacher will help move your work along quickly. Classes run for six Wednesdays beginning Oct 25 running to Nov. 29 (skip Nov 22 for Thanksgiving)


  • Freight House Cafe' to Become Fright House
    October 27, 2017

    Author Vin Dacquino will haunt the Freight House on Saturday, October 29 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


  • Dacquino to conduct workshop for BOCES Career Day
    November 17, 2017

    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 17, 2017 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

  • Young Authors Master Class
    December 4, 2017

    A date has been set for Young Authors Master Class on Monday Dec. 4, 2017 at P/NW BOCES in Yorktown Heights.

    BOCES Education Center


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