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Claverack, New York
Fiction/Memoir | Local culture | Local living
16 September 2019 03:50PM
Hudson Area Library Programs

Hudson Area Library and the City of Hudson Senior Center are offering a 4-week session of Creative Writing with Maureen McNeil, on Thursdays, September 19, 26, October 3 and 10 from 2:30 – 4pm.

Maureen McNeil, author, artist, educator, and social activist, has created writing programs for NYC public school students, US prisoners, seniors, veterans, and families of 9/11 victims. She believes that everyone’s story is needed to help solve the problems of the world. Maureen is also author of Dear Red: The Lost Diary of Marilyn Monroe and Red Hook Stories.

The class focuses on discovering the power of the inner self through the practice of daily writing. Students explore memories, sensory observation, dreams, autobiography, fiction, and poetry and share a selection of their work. A zine is created with student writing at the conclusion of the series. All levels of writers are welcome.

The class is free and open to the public of all ages and is wheelchair accessible. Registration is limited, and is on a first come/first serve basis. To register, please visit the front desk at the Hudson Area Library, call 518.828.1792 x101, or email programs@hudsonarealibrary.org. This program is made possible, in part, with support from Mid-Hudson Library System.

The Hudson Area Library is located at 51 North Fifth Street in Hudson, NY. The mission of the library is to enrich the quality of life by providing free and equal access to programs, services and resources, and by creating opportunities for all members of our community to connect, create, learn, and grow. For more information visit hudsonarealibrary.org.

The City of Hudson Senior Center is located on the 2nd floor of 51 North Fifth Street in Hudson, NY. There are county and city services at the center, including meals for seniors; yoga, aerobics and painting classes. For more information call: (518) 828-3200.

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