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:

    April 18, 2020

    Vin will speak at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York for our annual Hudson Valley History Reading Festival on April 18, 2020. We host this program in partnership with the Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District. Join us for our 1:00 p.m. book talk that day about Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington.
    Here's the rundown:

    Saturday, April 18, 2020
    Hudson Valley History Reading Festival
    Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
    Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    The FDR Presidential Library will present the eighth annual Hudson Valley History Reading Festival on Saturday, April 18, 2020. In four sessions, beginning at 10:00 a.m., authors of recently published works on Hudson Valley history will present author talks followed by book signings. Copies of all of the authors' books will be available for sale in the New Deal Store located in the Wallace Visitor Center.

    There will be four sessions at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m. -- a book talk on every hour (with a lunch break at Noon). Each session includes a 30-40 minute talk, time for Q & A, and 15 minutes for signing. Then it starts all over again with the next author talk. For each author (and a guest) we will provide a 9:00 a.m. continental breakfast and lunch at Noon.


  • Mahopac Middle School Career Day May 1
    May 1, 2020

    Author Vin Dacquino will be one of many speakers at this years Mahopac Middle School Career Day from 8:30 to noon


  • Dacquino will be a speaker at Fulmar Road Elementary School on May 5
    May 5, 2020

    Author Vin Dacquino to be part of Fulmar Road Elementary School's COLONIAL Day on May 5 from 9 to 2.


  • Dacquino to conduct workshop for BOCES Career Day
    November 20, 2020

    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 20 2020 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

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