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MindQuest

To Seek, To Learn, To Inspire

To a new season of exciting and dynamic lectures at the Holland Community Center. The MindQuest Lecture Series is a program of the Foothills Community Foundation designed to educate and stimulate thoughtful discussion on topics of interest to you.

This season will encompass subjects like the U.S. debt, Easter Island, myths of memory, fashion, the political relationship between U.S. and China, and an innovative world.

All lectures are held at the FCFHolland Community Center in the Quail Room beginning promptly at 7:00 p.m. and ending at approximately 8:30 p.m. Complimentary coffee and refreshments are provided. We appreciate your continued support and donations that allow us to provide superb programs and informative speakers.

Purchase tickets online or contact the FCF office directly to register for the entire season or for individual lectures. By special engagement, Dee Dee Wood will share her personal journey in dance and Broadway theater on April 8, 2014. This presentation will be at no additional charge to season subscribers of MindQuest and the Desert Foothills Theater. Others may register at a discounted price.

MindQuest Lecture Series Remaining Events

Tuesday, November 18, 2014Tickets: Call 480-488-1090 or Purchase Online

MQ Lecture 2 Unlocking the Myths of Memory

Unlocking the Myths of Memory

Presenter - Dr. James Stoehr

Have you ever wanted to learn about Alzheimers? What about your dreams? What about sleep? Dr. Stoehr, author of The Nuerobiology of Addiction and over 30 publications in the fields of substance abuse, memory and health professions education, will cover all three of these topics and how they relate to each other.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015Tickets: Call 480-488-1090 or Purchase Online

MQ Lecture 3 Managing US Debt

Managing U.S. Debt

Presenter - Dr. Dennis Hoffman

Are you concerned about the growing national debt? Is debt a bad thing? Should the U.S. pay it off? Come and hear how to put the U.S. debt into perspective. Dr. Dennis Hoffman, Director of the L. William Seidman Research Institute at the W. P. Carey School of Business at ASU, will provide insight into our current fiscal and monetary policy.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015Tickets: Call 480-488-1090 or Purchase Online

MQ Lecture 4 The Eagle and the Dragon

THE EAGLE and THE DRAGON: U.S. and Chinese Foreign Relations

Presenter - Gerry Jones

Gerry Jones, who lived and traveled in China and extensively studied its history, politics, philosophy and culture, will speak on his unique perspective of US and China relations. China's rise is producing a massive shift in the world's balance. A realistic appraisal would dictate that changes are in our immediate future. As a result, we need to understand how the US reacts to these changes and what effect it will have on future generations.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015Tickets: Call 480-488-1090 or Purchase Online

MQ Lecture 5 A Creatively Innovated World

A Creatively Innovated World

Presenter - Cecile Fayen

Who would know fashion better than a representative of the world renown Fashion Institutes of Design and Merchandising (FIDM)?... Cecile Fayen.

MindQuest Events

Lectures begin at 7:00 p.m. and include a lively question and answer period ending around 8:30 p.m. Complimentary coffee and refreshments are offered. You may contact the FCF office directly to register for the entire season or a single lecture. A single ticket is $20.00 per lecture and $18.00 for FCF members. The regular subscription price for the season is $75.00 and $65.00 for FCF members. Students are $5.00. Online ticketing is available for individual lectures.


MindQuest 2014 - 2015 Lecture Series: Past Events

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

MQ Lecture 1 A New Look at Old Faces

A New Look at Old Faces

Presenter - Dr. Britton Shepardson

Easter Island is full of mystery. Not only are the heads slowly being buried by the Earth, the rich culture of the natives is also being buried as time progresses. Dr. Shepardson Author of Moai: A New Look at Old Faces, is an archaeologist who practices non-invasive methods and the Director of Terevaka.net Archaeological Outreach (TAO), which focuses on cultural conservation and archeology, among other things.

Format

All of the lectures will be presented at the Holland Community Center.

Registration starts at 6:30 PM and the lectures begin promptly at 7:00 PM followed by an active question and answer session.

You are welcome to remain after the program to talk with the speaker. We conclude around 8:30 PM.

Season Subscription

  • Season Subscription, Non Member - $80 per person
  • Season Subscription, FCF Member - $65 per person
  • Single Ticket, Non Member - $20 per person
  • Single Ticket, FCF Member - $18 per person
  • Single Ticket, Student - $5 per person
A New Look at Old Faces


Unlocking the Myths of Memory


Managing U.S. Debt


The Eagle and The Dragon


Reserve Now

Please make checks payable to:

Foothills Community Foundation

34250 N. 60th St. Bldg B

Scottsdale, AZ 85266

480-488-1090

Info@azfcf.org

www.azfcf.org