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:

  • Presentation of Paul Harris Rotary Award
    January 23, 2018

    Vin Dacquino will be awarded the Paul Harris Award by the Northeast chapter of the Somers Rotary on January 23, 2018 at their monthly dinner at the Traditions Restaurant


  • Mahopac Middle School Career Day Fair
    March 9, 2018

    This year's Career Day at the Mahopac Middle School will be held on Friday, March 9 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

  • BOCES Young Authors Conference: WRITING BEYOND LIMITS
    March 13, 2018

    Young Authors Conference, Writing BEYOND LIMITS is scheduled for Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Westchester Community College in Valhalla, NY (snow day is Wednesday March 14).
    Workshop #2: Finding Your Writing Niche'
    Presenter: Vin Dacquino

    Are you a novelist, short story writer, poet, lyricist? Do you write for children or adults? What are your writing strengths and weaknesses? In this interactive workshop, your writing skills will be put to a test. Bring your pen and paper or laptop and a willingness to test your limits and share the results.

    Westchester Community College

    Valhalla, NY

  • Bus Trip for Fulmar Road fourth graders hosted by Vin Dacquino
    April 26, 2018

    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 April 25 and 26.

    Fulmar road elementary School
    Fulmar road
    Mahopac, , NY 10541

  • 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

    John F. Bourges, Program Coordinator
    The PFC Joseph P. Dwyer
    VET2VET Program of Putnam County
    P.O. Box 574
    Brewster, NY 10509
    845-278-VETS (8387)

    Pace University Conference Center

    White Plains,

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