Writing Workshop: In Praise of the Praise Poem with JP Howard

In this generative workshop, we will explore the praise poem, using multiple prompts to reimagine how to praise objects, people, emotions, art, poetry and of course ourselves. Questions explored as we work... Read more »

Writing Workshop: Mapping the Plot with Kirsten Bakis

This one-day class is back by popular demand. Award-winning novelist Kirsten Bakis will help you map the plot of your novel in progress. Open to writers of all levels. Tickets fro this... Read more »

Temple Beth Abraham Book Club

This month’s selection: “The Ritual Bath” by Faye Kellerman Detective Peter Decker of the LAPD is stunned when he gets the report. Someone has shattered the sanctuary of a remote yeshiva community... Read more »

Writing a Thriller (workshop series) with Beth Hahn

Beth Hahn is one of HVWC’s most popular instructors. She is an engaged, generous teacher and she has an incredible track record of helping students get their work published. Come learn the... Read more »

Writing Workshop: Page-Turning Fiction with Joanne Dobson

Fiction writers! If you are interested in thriller / mystery / romance and other popular genres, Joanne Dobson is the instructor for you! If you’ve ever stayed up ‘til three with a... Read more »

Book Club

Pre-Registration is required for all programs. Call us: 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290 Open to people living with breast, ovarian and gynecological cancers Book Selection: All The Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr.... Read more »

MISTI-Con: A Harry Potter Fan Convention

MISTI-Con is a Harry Potter convention to be held at The Tarrytown Doubletree. Designed as a smaller, more intimate HP convention, MISTI-Con will transform the hotel into an immersive magical experience. Though... Read more »

Temple Beth Abraham Book Club

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris. The #1 International Bestseller & New York Times Bestseller In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at... Read more »


Book Selection: Before We Were Yours, by Lisa Wingate.This historical fiction explores the terrible events at the Tennessee Children’s Home Society between 1920 & 1950 where families were torn apart to benefit... Read more »

TBA Books@Night: “The Weight of Ink”

This month’s selection: “The Weight of Ink” by Rachel Kadish Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, The Weight of Ink is the interwoven tale of two... Read more »