Foothills Community Foundation community programs and events

September and October Preview

SCOTTSDALE – FCF-HCC is offering diverse and innovative community Programs and Events for September and October. All events take place at the Holland Community Center, 34250 N 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale AZ 85266. Most programs charge a fee with some discounted with pre-purchase of an entire series. Online registration and complete event calendar for the season is now available at www.azfcf.org.

Friday, September 9, 2 – 4:30 p.m.

International Film Festival at the Holland Community CenterTell No One (France, NR; 125 min.)

Pediatrician Dr. Alexandre Beck’s beloved wife Margot was brutally murdered by a notorious serial killer eight years earlier. Although once a suspect, Alexandre was eventually cleared by the police. However, he still mourns her loss. On the eighth anniversary of her murder, Margot emails him… Gary Zaro, Director of “The Film Festival at PVCC” main campus, will introduce each film and lead a post-film discussion. Gary will introduce each film and lead a post-film discussion. Enjoy special food treats representing each film’s culture! Cost: $15 per film; or $100 for a 2016-17 Film Festival Pass (20% discount) for all 8 films. Register at www.azfcf.org. Holland Community Center, 34250 N 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale AZ 85266. 480-488-1090.

Friday, September 16, 3 – 5 p.m.

T.G.I.F. Tasters Club – Coffee Cupping

Coffee Cupping, or coffee tasting! An introduction on what cupping is about, how it is used professionally, and what you, as a potential home-cupper, can expect. Presented by Serena English, Wholesale Customer Support, Press Coffee Roaster, Scottsdale. Cost: $20. Register at www.azfcf.org. Holland Community Center, 34250 N 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale AZ 85266. 480-488-1090.

Tuesday, October 4, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Morning Joe with TED – Science

Feel like getting inspired! Look no further. There’s no better way to start the day than with a cup of fresh coffee and gathering with interesting people and TED? What’s TED? Short videos (under 20 minutes) of speakers talking about ‘ideas worth spreading.’ Today, our host will facilitate open discussion after videos on Dinosaurs and the Sixth Sense. Cost: $2 per person, per event. Register at www.azfcf.org or just show up! Holland Community Center, 34250 N 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale AZ 85266. 480-488-1090

Saturday, October 8, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Art Opening at the Holland Gallery of Fine Art – Art in Partnership II

Art in Partnership II is the Arizona Art Alliance’s grand art opening exhibit showing in the Holland Gallery of Fine Art from October 1 – 27. Meet the Alliance-Juried artists who are members of any affiliated Member Group of the Arizona Art Alliance and view fantastic work during this free reception. Holland Community Center, 34250 N 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale AZ 85266. 480-488-1090. More information at www.azfcf.org.

Friday, October 14, 2:00 – 4:30 p.m.

International Film Festival at the Holland Community Center – Nine Queens (Argentina, R; 110 min.)

Marcos and Juan are two low-level con artists who come across the opportunity to sell a forged set of very rare stamps known as the Nine Queens. As the two swindlers work on their latest con, they come into contact with a rogue’s gallery of thieves, swindlers, conmen, and pickpockets to the point where no one knows who is conning who. Gary Zaro, Director of “The Film Festival at PVCC” main campus, will introduce each film and lead a post-film discussion. Enjoy special food treats representing each film’s culture! Cost: $15 per film; or $100 for a 2016-17 Film Festival Pass (20% discount) for all 8 films. Cost: $15. Register at www.azfcf.org. Holland Community Center, 34250 N 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale AZ 85266. 480-488-1090.

Friday, October 21, 3:00 -5:00 p.m.

T.G.I.F. Tasters Club – Wine Tasting

Learn about Arizona wines and why they work. See a professional tasting demonstration and then hear a description of each wine you will taste. Presented by Sam Pillsbury, Owner & Winegrower, Pillsbury Vineyards, Cottonwood & Wilcox. Cost: $30. Register at www.azfcf.org. Holland Community Center, 34250 N 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale AZ 85266. 480-488-1090.

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