Mavens of Mayhem at Mysteries on Main Street

MAVENS AT MYSTERIES ON MAIN STREET Saturday from 13:00-15:00 Mysteries on Main Street 144 W Main St, Johnstown, New York 12095 We will be hosting some of the amazing authors within the Mavens of Mayhem. If you like Mysteries this is the crew for you. See you there! Frankie Y. Bailey Marni Graff K. A.Continue reading “Mavens of Mayhem at Mysteries on Main Street”

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: 17 Nov 2018 CANCELLED!

OUR SPEAKER HAS HAD TO CANCEL: RESCHEDULING FOR SPRING! NO MEETING THIS MONTH — SORRY. Here for the Victims Crime Victim Specialist III, NYS Office of Victim Services, Kathy Davidson Saturday, November 17, 11:30-12:30, Bethlehem Library Hear about the inner workings of the Office of Victim Services (OVS). After a brief overview of agency functions andContinue reading “Monthly Meeting: 17 Nov 2018 CANCELLED!”

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: 16 June 2018

Bethlehem Public Library: June 16th   10:30 Business / 11:30 Programming Discussion: “WHAT FANS LOVE & WHAT WE DON’T.”  Rhonda Rosenheck will moderate a discussion focusing on readers’ and fans’ responses to mystery and crime literature.  Questions will probe such topics as why we’re fans of the genres we love, what grabs us through aContinue reading “Monthly Meeting: 16 June 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”

TODAY: Murderous March!

Murderous March Writers & Readers Confab Saturday, March 24, 2-4 PM East Greenbush Community Library RSVP to assure a seat at this free event: Fans and creators of the mystery, detective and crime genres: Join Mavens of Mayhem at the East Greenbush Community Library for an afternoon of enlightening talk about the craft. PROGRAM 1:45-4:15 Refreshments,Continue reading “TODAY: Murderous March!”

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!”