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:

  • Author to speak at Unadilla Historical Society Meeting
    January 14, 2020

    Vin Dacquino will meet with The Unadilla Historical Society on January 14 AT 5 pm.


  • Unadilla Historical Society to host author/historian
    January 14, 2020

    Vin Dacquino, author of several books on Sybil Ludington Ogden, a former resident of Unadilla, NY in the early 1800'S, will address members of the historical society on Saturday, January 14 at 5 pm at The Masonic Temple.


  • Putnam County Museum to Host V.T. Dacquino on January 18
    January 18, 2020

    HAUNTINGS OF THE HUDSON RIVER VALLEY will be the topic for author V.T Dacquino on January 18 at the museum in Cold Spring, NY from 5 pm to 6:15 EVENT POSTPONED TO MARCH 28 DUE TO WEATHER


  • Dacquino to Address "GHOST Magnets with a Twist" on Feb 17
    February 17, 2020

    Vin Dacquino, author of Hauntings of the Hudson River Valley, will be addressing "Ghost Magnets with a Twist" at their monthly meeting on Feb. 17 at 6 pm at I-84 DINER in Fishkill, NY for a lecture and book signing.


  • Dacquino to Present Workshop at annual Young Authors Conference
    March 10, 2020

    Vin Dacquino will once again be presenting at the BOCES Annual Authors Conference on March 10 at Westchester Community College from 9 am to 11:30 pm.


  • DACQUINO SETS BOOK TOUR for Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley
    March 13, 2020

    March 12- Young Authors' Conference- 8-1- Westchester Community College (Public NOT Invited)

    March 31- John Mac Radio Show- 6 pm- On Line- http://www.blogtalkradio.com/johnmac13 http://vtdacquino.com/john-mac-radio-s…on-dp-1467140511/

    April 2  Yorktown Town Board meeting- 7 pm- John C Hart Library 1130 East Main Street, Shrub Oak, NY 10588 (Public Invited)
    April 5- Antipodean Books- 6:30 pm- 29 Garrison Landing, Garrison, NY (Public Invited)
    April 6- Putnam County History Museum- 5 pm- 63 Chestnut St., Cold Spring, NY 845-265-4010- (Public Invited)
    April 7- Keeler Tavern Garden House- 2 pm- 132 Main St., Ridgefield, Conn., 203-438-5485- (Public Invited)
    April 10- Locally Sourced TV interview with Armanda Famiglietta- Comcast Channel 21-Available on www.vtdacquino.com
    April 12- - 7 pm- Fort William Henry Hotel Conference Center, 48 Canada Street, Lake George, NY (Public Invited)
    April 18- Interview with Janus Adams on ONE ON ONE (YouTube)
    April 20- Split Rock Books- 6 pm- 97 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY 845-265-2080 (Public invited)
    April 24- Kent Historical Society monthly meeting- 6:30 pm- Kent Cliffs Firehouse, Rt. 301, Kent Cliffs, NY (Public Invited)
    April 28- Tompkins Corners Cultural Central- 2pm- 729 Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam Valley, NY 10579 (Public Invited)
    April 30- Taconic Postcard Club- 7:15 pm- 1974 Commerce Street, Yorktown, NY 2nd floor (Public Invited)
    May 8 and 9- Fulmar Road Elementary School- Sybil Ludington bus tour- 9-1- (Public NOT Invited)                                                           May 9- John C. Hart Library and Yorktown Historical Society- 7 pm- 1130 East Main St. Shrub Oak, NY(Public Invited)
    May 10 Mahopac Middle School Career Day Fair- 8:30-Noon- Mahopac MS, 425 Baldwin Place Rd. Mahopac, NY (Public NOT Invited)
    May 11 Putnam Valley Historical Society- Putnam Valley Library- 10 am 30 Oscawana Lake Rd., Putnam Valley, NY 10579 (Public Invited)
    May 15- Northeast Westchester Rotary Club- OMM Book Launch- 5:30 to 7:30- J F Kennedy High School, Somers, NY (Public NOT Invited)
    May 17- Hudson Valley Writers - 7:30 pm- Featured Artist- Open Mic Friday- GPS: Philipse Manor Station- Sleepy Hollow, NY (Public Invited)
    May 21- Pawling Public Library- 7 pm- 11 Broad Street, Pawling, NY. (Public Invited)

    June 1- Barnes and noble book Store - 2pm- Mohegan Lake, NY
    June 4- Mahopac Public Library- 7 pm route 6 Mahopac NY
    June 12- Eastchester/Tuckahoe Rotary 12:15 pm Ciao Restaurant, Eastchester, NY

    June 14- Award Ceremony at Historic Court House, Gleneida Ave., Carmel NY

    June 15- Book Cove, 11 am- Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling, NY

    July 16- Reed Library- 6:30 pm- 1733 route 6- Carmel, NY

    July 20- Northshire Books- Saratoga Springs, NY

    July 28- Barnard Books 10-12- 3 Church Street, New Paltz, NY

    Aug. 25- Carmel School Administrators- Tilly Foster Farm, Carmel, NY

    Sept 21- JOHN C HART LIBRARY 1-3 Shrub Oak, NY

    Sept 26- Fort Montgomery Historic Site- at 7 pm on SEPT 26, 2019 at 690 Route 9W in Fort Montgomery, NY

    Oct 3- Carmel Rotary at George's Place- 12:15 Route 52 Carmel

    October 16- St. Patrick's School on 483 Old Post Road in Bedford, NY on October 16- two assemblies
    October 17- Patterson Public Library, 1167 RT. 311, Patterson, NY- 7 pm- Hauntings of the Hudson River Valley (Public Invited)

    October 20- Peekskill Museum 2-4  124 Union Ave, Peekskill, NY

    Oct 26- St. Paul's National Historic Site- 1 pm- 897 South Columbus Ave., Mt. Vernon, NY 10550 (Public Invited)

    November 1- Austin Road Elementary School, Mahopac, NY,  Fourth Graders 9:30 to 11:30

    November 19- WestConn U: Danbury Conn. elementary ed college students- 6:30 -7:30

    November 22- BOCES Annual Career Day- 8:30-11:30- BOCES campus Valhalla, NY

    November 20- Tuckahoe Public Library- 6:30 pm- 71 Columbus Avenue, Tuckahoe, NY 20630 (Public Invited)

    Dec. 4- BOCES MASTER CLASS- 8:30 am -11:30 pm BOCES Northern Campus, Yorktown, NY

    Jan 11, 2020- Putnam County Museum-"Hauntings"- 5 pm -6:15- Cold Spring, NY

    Jan. 14, 2020- Unadilla Historical Society- 5 pm- Masonic Temple, Main Street, Unadilla, NY

    Feb. 17, 2020- Ghost Magnets with a Twist- 6 pm- I-84 Diner, Fishkill, NY

    March 10, 2020- BOCES Young authors Conference-9 -11:30- Westchester Community College

    April 4, 2020- Anne Hutchinson Chapter, DAR, Bronxville Library, Yeager Room


  • Dacquino to Discuss Putnam County Hauntings at Putnam County Museum in Cold Spring, NY
    March 28, 2020

    HAUNTINGS OF THE HUDSON RIVER VALLEY will be the topic for author V.T Dacquino on March 28 at the museum in Cold Spring, NY from 5 pm to 6:15. Admission is $10. Reservations required.


  • DAR of Bronxville to Host Vin Dacquino
    April 4, 2020

    Vin Dacquino, author of Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley: The Life and ride of Sybil Ludington will meet with the Anne Hutchinson Chapter of the DAR at the Bronxville Library on April 4, 2020 at 1 pm in the Yeager Room.


    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.


  • 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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