Dacquino Sets Book Tour for Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley

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

March 31- John Mac Radio Show- 6 pm- On Line

April 2- Yorktown Town Board meeting- 7 pm-  at the John C Hart Library 1130 East Main Street, Shrub Oak, NY 10588

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

April 12- Fort William Henry Hotel Conference Center- 7 pm- Lake George NY

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 Center 2pm Peekskill Hollow Road, Putnam Valley, NY (Public Invited)

April 30-   Taconic Postcard Club- 7:15 pm- 1974 Commerce Street, Yorktown, NY, 2nd floor,
May 8 and 9- Fulmar Road Elementary School- Sybil Ludington bus tour- 9-1- (Public NOT Invited)
May 10 Mahopac Middle School Career Day Fair- 8:30-Noon- Mahopac MS,425 Baldwin Place Rd. Mahopac, NY (Public NOT Invited)

May 9- John C. Hart Library- 7:30 pm- 1130 Main St. Shrub Oak, NY

May 11 Putnam Valley Library- 2 pm- Oscawana Rd. Putnam-Valley, NY
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- 11Broad Street, Pawling, NY (Public Invited)

June 1- Barnes and Noble- 2 pm Mohegan Lake, NY (Public Invited)

June 4- Mahopac Library 6:30 pm (Public Invited)

June 12- Eastchester/Tuchahoe Rotary- 12:15 pm

June 14- Award at County Courthouse, 44 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, NY 10 am

June 15- BOOK COVE Book Store- 11 am Pawling, NY

July 20- Northshire Books, Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY

Oct 17- Patterson Library, 1167 Rout 311 PO Box 418 Patterson, NY 7 pm Hauntings of the Hudson River Valley

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

April 4, 2020- Bronxville DAR- 1 pm- Bronxville Library (Yeager Room), Bronxville, NY

The 1st Annual Children’s Holiday Book Fair

Strand Theatre presents
The 1st Annual Children’s Holiday Book Fair
“Let’s Talk About Books”
The power of a story becomes magnified when it is shared.

The historic Strand Theater in Hudson Falls, New York is the host site for the community’s 1st Annual Children’s Holiday Book Fair “Let’s Talk About Books” Admission is free to the public for this event set for Friday, November 23 featuring four North Country authors who have written books for children and young adults.

Let’s Talk About Books is the perfect opportunity to pick up a uniquely personalized gift in time for the holidays during a special afternoon event the whole family can enjoy. As a bonus there will also be some special give-a-ways. The Strand Theatre is located at 210 Main Street, Hudson Falls, New York.

Authors participating in the 1st Annual Children’s Holiday Book Fair include:

Gary & Carol VanRiper are the co-author and illustrator for The Adirondack Kids® series of children’s books. Written and published with their son, Justin VanRiper, what began as a fun family writing project has over the years become a family-owned company with more than 160,000 copies in the series sold. The VanRipers will be sharing a brief behind-the-scenes look at the story behind their stories!

John W. Nassivera event creator and the author of two fiction titles set in Hudson Falls, The Garden Raid and newly published Chain Links: We’re Better Together. John W. Nassivera will be introducing his new novel Chain Links: We’re Better Together through a live musical performance.

DJ Renner is the author of the historical fiction book The Adventures of Silas Freethorn: A Puritan Tale set in mid 1600s North America. He has also written two contemporary fiction titles set in the Adirondacks, Raising Dad, Using Middle School Rules and soon to be released Little Land of Loose Ends. He will share his inspiration for becoming a writer and be assisted by Schuylerville MS Students who will introduce each book.

Vincent T. Dacquino is the author of a biography on Revolutionary War heroine, Sybil Ludington titled Sybil Ludington: The Call to Arms. He has also published Haunting of the Hudson River Valley: an Investigative Journey. His new book, Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington will be released on April 1, 2019. He is also the author of several Young Adult and Children’s books.  

The theatre doors open at 1 p.m. with the opportunity to meet and greet all the authors who will be on hand until 5:30 p.m. to autograph and personalize their books.

From 2-3 p.m. each author will take turns on the stage offering unique insight into their work through art, video, live music and spoken word.

“Lend A Hand With A Can” Please consider bringing a can of food to support Doreen’s Soup Kitchen & Food Pantry, Inc. Donations are always appreciated at any time of year to help support The Strand Theatre so their good work continues in the community.