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
668 Route Six
Mahopac, NY 10541
Dacquino to be First Prize in Essay ContestMarch 26, 2021
A Student Essay Contest "The Real Woman in My Life Who is My Hero" open to students in grades 6-12 will be offered and judged by the Yorktown Rotary Club. Essays must be between 300-00 words. Deadline for entries is March 26
First Prize: A One-On-One Consultation with Vincent Dacquino, author of many novels for young people
Second Prize: $25 gift certificate for Barnes and Noble
Third Prize: $15 Barnes and Noble
FDR Presidential Museum to Host V.T. Dacquino on April 17, 2021April 17, 2021
Vin Dacquino will be one of the speakers featured this year at the Hudson Valley History Reading Festival with a live streamed event limited live audience) at the FDR Presidential Library on Saturday, April 127, 2021 from 1 pm to 3 pm. Mr. Dacquino will be the opening speaker at this year's event.
Hudson Valley History Reading FestivalApril 17, 2021FDR Presidential Museum to Host V.T. Dacquino on April 17, 2021March 19, 2021
Vin Dacquino will be one of the speakers featured this year at the Hudson Valley History Reading Festival with a live streamed event limited live audience) at the FDR Presidential Library on Saturday, April 127, 2021. Mr. Dacquino will be the opening speaker at this year's event.Museum and the Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District present the eighth annual Hudson Valley History Reading Festival on Saturday, April 17, 2021 – a live streamed event. In four sessions, beginning at 1:00 p.m., authors of recently published books on Hudson Valley history will present author talks with live Q&A from the virtual audience.1:00 p.m.
Vincent T. Dacquino
Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington
The Hudson Valley: The First 250 Million Years: A Mostly Chronological and Occasionally Personal History
Reflections: Staatsburg: "Not Just a Place to Live" A Collection of Interviews with Community Members
Anthony P. Musso
Hidden Treasures of the Hudson Valley - Volume 3
Dacquino to Present at Young Authors Conference May 18May 18, 2021
Vin Dacquino will once again speak to young writers at the annual Young Authors' Conference. Details to follow.
Capturing the Truth in Historical Non-Fiction
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 hosts his own television show called "One On One with Vin Dacquino," aired on Comcast's Channel 21, Mondays from 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM and has released a new book with The History Press, April 1, 2019: Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley. Mr. Dacquino has made numerous appearances at schools and historical sites based on his adult biography, Sybil Ludington: The Call to Arms and the student version of this book. He has written several novels for children and young adults and has addressed English teachers at annual conferences at the county, state, and national levels. He has presented at the PNW BOCES Young Adult Conferences for over twenty-five years. He retired as the director of the BEPT Teacher Center to dedicate more time to his writing and lecturing after teaching in Westchester County for over 35 years.
Vin Dacquino to Join Girl Scouts at Sybil Ludington's GraveMay 23, 2021
Author Vin Dacquino will join Girl Scouts on MAY 23 at noon in Patterson, NY at Sybil Ludington's grave to help them earn their Girl Scout Heart of the Hudson Badge.