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Year of Your Book Fiction: Deep Revision with Kirsten Bakis

July 8 @ 10:30 am - August 12 @ 12:30 pm
Hudson Valley Writers Center, 300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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$320

NB: This is a six-week class that starts July 8th and ends August 12th. New Students MUST APPLY w/ten page sample send to jennifer@writerscenter.org for review by instructor. This class is the advanced version of Kirsten Bakis’ popular Year of Your Book class. This course is designed for students who either have a first draft […]

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Essay Writing with Herbert Hadad

July 8 @ 12:30 pm - August 12 @ 2:30 pm
Hudson Valley Writers Center, 300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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$320

This is a 6-week class meeting Mondays 12:30-2:30pm from July 8-August 12. Herbert Hadad is an award-winning essayist and former reporter for The New York Times, New York Post and Boston Globe who retired recently as a press liaison for the U.S. Department of Justice. Hadad is the author of “Finding Immortality: The Raising of […]

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Schmoozing with Your Muse: Getting More Energy into Your Poem

July 8 @ 6:30 pm - August 12 @ 9:00 pm
Hudson Valley Writers Center, 300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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$370

NB: This is a six week class that starts on Monday July 8th and ends on Monday August 12th. Shouldn’t writing be fun? If you want to write poems that are risky, playful, or just plain alive, this workshop is for you. While reading model poems, exploring craft techniques, and identifying your own poetic concerns, […]

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Memoir Writing with Susan Hodara Summer AM

July 9 @ 10:30 am - August 12 @ 12:45 pm
Hudson Valley Writers Center, 300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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$320

NB: This a 6-week class meeting Tuesdays 10:30am-12:45pm from July 9th-August 13th. Are you inspired to record the transforming events of your life? Are you drawn to explore the circumstances surrounding your most vivid memories? For those with a work-in-progress or those starting fresh, this class will offer a supportive environment wherein each week you […]

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How to Tell the Story of Your Life with Danielle Trussoni

July 9 @ 6:30 pm - August 13 @ 8:30 pm
Hudson Valley Writers Center, 300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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$320

NB: This is a six-week workshop that begins on Tuesday July 9th and ends Tuesday August 13th. You have a personal story to tell. Now what? After you’ve made the decision to write about a personal experience, it can be difficult to know what form will best serve that story. Fiction, memoir, narrative essay – […]

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Sounds of Summer Concert Series

July 10 @ 6:30 pm - August 21 @ 8:00 pm
Boyce Thompson Center, 1084 N Broadway
Yonkers, NY 10701 United States
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Free

Join us for live music at the Boyce Thompson Center plaza, every other Wednesday throughout July and August- July 10, July 24, August 7, and August 24. Each night's performance will feature a different style of music. Enjoy Brazilian, Jazz, American Classics and pop hits. Rain or shine, just bring the whole family and a […]

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10:00 am

Open Door Family Medical Center Health Fair

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Open Door Family Medical Center, 689 Mamaroneck Avenue
Mamaroneck, NY 10543 United States
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Free

The health fair will feature book giveaways and reading to young children to encourage childhood literacy, health screenings, music, face painting, and a bouncy castle. Health screenings will include blood pressure, BMI, HIV testing and dental checks.

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12:30 pm

Writing Past Grief with Gardner McFall

August 10 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Hudson Valley Writers Center, 300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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$124

This one-day Master Class will explore how powerful emotion impels a poem and, in the case of loss, can lead, through craft, to a poem or even a series of poems. Oscar Wilde said: “Form is everything. It is the secret to life. Find expression for a sorrow and it will become dear to you”. […]

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1:00 pm

Stepinac Alumni Theatre’s Production of “Into the Woods”

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Archbishop Stepinac High School, 950 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605 United States
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$12 – $20

Favorite fairy tale characters including Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk and Rapunzel will be brought to life when the Stepinac Alumni Theatre presents “Into the Woods,” the wildly imaginative Tony-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. Performances will be staged at Stepinac High School’s air-conditioned Major Bowes Auditorium, 950 Mamaroneck […]

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7:30 pm

Open Write

August 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hudson Valley Writers Center, 300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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Please join us for our warm and welcoming Open Write Nights, now at an easier-to-remember regular recurring monthly spot of Second Saturdays! Your hosts Michelle Thomas and Cassie Cartaginese will facilitate an evening of generative writing and community building at the Hudson Valley Writers Center. Prompts will be offered, refreshments served (that includes wine). Stories […]

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