Wanted: Mystery Lovers (15 June 19)

Sisters in Crime (SinC), Upper Hudson Chapter (Mavens of Mayhem) is seeking new “Sisters and Misters” to help our chapter grow. We’re seeking committee members for monthly programming and the Murderous March Writers & Readers Confab. We also seek a treasurer, which includes a surprisingly low time-commitment despite its importance, and a social media/web maven. Enjoy theContinue reading “Wanted: Mystery Lovers (15 June 19)”

Monthly Meeting: 15 Dec 2018

Wake Our Dead Winter Party Saturday, December 15, 2018, 11:30-12:30, Bethlehem Library We may not end up swinging from the chandeliers, but some of our favorite characters might. Beside a spread of festive foods, come ready to share some of the most ridiculous moments endured by your favorite fictitious characters. A booklovers’ laugh riot!!!

Monthly Meeting: October 2018

Bury the Lead, with author, detective, historian and medical examiner Archer Mayor NOTE THE EARLY START TIME: October 20, 11:00-12:00, Bethlehem Library Archer Mayor is the author of the highly acclaimed Vermont-based mystery series featuring detective Joe Gunther, which the Chicago Tribune describes as “the best police procedurals being written in America.” His 29th book, Bury the Lead, is dueContinue reading “Monthly Meeting: October 2018”

Monthly Meeting: 15 Sep 2018

Mortuary Science: The Ins and Outs, w/Lori Q. Purcell September 15, 11:30-12:30, Bethlehem Library Lori Q. Purcell was named chairperson for the Mortuary Science Department at Hudson Valley Community College in 2016. She has nearly 30 years of experience in the funeral business, began teaching as an adjunct at HVCC in 2005 and became a full-time facultyContinue reading “Monthly Meeting: 15 Sep 2018”

Monthly Meeting: 18 August 2018

AUGUST SPECIAL EVENT: PRIVATE TOUR, CHERRY HILL MUSEUM: “The 1827 Cherry Hill Murder” Saturday, August 18, 2018 TOUR BEGINS PROMPTLY AT 11:00 AM Cherry Hill Museum, 523 S Pearl St, Albany, NY 12202 (Directions below) OPTIONAL LUNCH AND MEETING TO FOLLOW, AT LOCAL RESTAURANT TBD In 1827, a murder occurred at Albany’s Cherry Hill Farm, home ofContinue reading “Monthly Meeting: 18 August 2018”

Monthly Meeting: 21 July 2018

JULY FILM FEST: “The Mystery of Agatha Christie with David Suchet” (2014, 56 min) Saturday, July 21, 2018, Meeting: 10:30 AM; Film: 11:30-12:30 Bethlehem Public Library, 451 Delaware Ave, Delmar, NY 12054 Cool off with Maven pals at our July film-fest, this year featuring a wonderful documentary starring the embodiment of Chrisite’s Hercule Poirot, DavidContinue reading “Monthly Meeting: 21 July 2018”

Monthly Meeting: 19 May 2018

Monthly Program News We’re adjusting monthly meeting times as follows, to allow for more engagement with each other and with each program’s content. 10:30-11:15 – Chapter meeting 11:15-11:30 – Overflow content and coffee break 11:30-12:30 – Featured Program (Always open to the public) Special programs and field trips will be announced well in advance. Snow and other emergencyContinue reading “Monthly Meeting: 19 May 2018”

Monthly Meeting: 21 April 2018

Mavens of Mayhem, Sisters In Crime Monthly Meeting Saturday, 21 April  2018 10:30 am Business Meeting, 11 am Public Program Community Room Bethlehem Public Library 451 Delaware Avenue, Delmar Featured Speaker: Robert Knightly My Perspective on Police Shootings Mr. Knightly joined the New York City Police Department in 1967. For most of the next 20 yearsContinue reading “Monthly Meeting: 21 April 2018”

March Meeting 3/17: Radha Vatsal!

Don’t forget Murderous March 24th March at East Greenbush Library! Radha Vatsal: ‘The Winding Path to Publication’ From idea to published novels, with tentative drafts, intense historical research, agent queries, and tense-change rewrites along the way.  What one writer learned about the writing process with all its ups and downs, and how getting published is justContinue reading “March Meeting 3/17: Radha Vatsal!”

January Meeting: CANCELLED!

DUE TO WEATHER ADVISORY WE ARE CANCELLING! Mavens of Mayhem, Sisters In Crime January Monthly Meeting Saturday, January 13th, 2018 11 AM Community Room Bethlehem Public Library 451 Delaware Avenue, Delmar Featured Speaker: Robert Knightly My Perspective on Police Shootings Mr. Knightly joined the New York City Police Department in 1967. For most of theContinue reading “January Meeting: CANCELLED!”