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:

  • 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

  • Vin to Host Writing Gala for VET2VET Program
    November 18, 2017

    Vin will be hosting the writing portion of the First Annual Veterans Art, Music and Writing Gala to be held at the Studio Around the Corner on 67 Main Street, Brewster NY. The Writing segment will be held on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 2 PM until 4 PM. and is open to the public.


  • Vin Dacquino at the Nov 28th Northeast Westchester Rotary dinner meeting
    November 28, 2017

    Vin Dacquino will be a guest at the Nov 28th Northeast Westchester Rotary dinner meeting at Traditions on Route 118 in Granite Springs at 6:30 pm. He will be discussing his new book on Sybil Ludington scheduled to be released in the summer of 2018.


  • Young Authors Master Class
    December 5, 2017

    A date has been set for Young Authors Master Class on Tuesday Dec. 5, 2017 at P/NW BOCES in Yorktown Heights.

    BOCES Education Center


  • Dacquino Back on the John Mac Radio Show
    December 10, 2017

    Author Vin Dacquino will be a guest on the John Mac Radio Show on Sunday, December 10 at 6:48 PM. Call 646-716-9756 for further information


  • 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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