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The Ballad of Arizona: Our First 100 Years

Event: Humanities Project Outing: Presentation

October 23rd, 2014 12:00 pm - Thursday


Location: Calvin C. Goode Building 10 East, 251 W. Washington St, Phoenix

Humanities Project Outing / AZ Humanities Event Writers and scholars Jay Craváth and Dan Shilling use live music, storytelling, video and other visual aids to highlight stories of Arizona’s first century, including famous and lesser-known chapters of the Arizona narrative. This program is free and open to the public, and is part of the City of Phoenix’s Arts and Humanities Month. In collaboration with the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture This is a go on your own event. Enjoy!

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The Limits of Power: The end of American Exceptionalism

Event: Humanities Project Outing: Free Talk

October 23rd, 2014 1:30 pm - Thursday


Location: Carson Ballroom, Old Main, ASU Tempe Campus, 400 E Tyler Mall

A lecture by Andrew Bacevich.

American power around the world is facing new challenges, and our government is often paralyzed by gridlock. How did we get here, and how do we fix it? Andrew Bacevich, a former army officer, bestselling author and professor of international relations and history at Boston University, sees the political, military and economic crises that face America as deeply interconnected. He suggests we can addressthese issues by respecting power and its limits, suppressing claims of American exceptionalism and being skeptical of easy solutions, especially those involving force. Time calls him one of the most provacative national security writers out there today.

RSVP for this event: asu.edu/csrc or call 480 727-6736

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Colors - Film Screening and Q&A

Event: Humanities Project Outing: Free Film

October 23rd, 2014 6:00 pm - Thursday


Location: Marston Exploration Theater, Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building 4 - ASU Tempe campus, 781 E. Terrace Rd., Tempe

Film Screening and Q&A with Screenwriter Michael Schiffler
Free and open to the public.
October is National Arts & Humanities Month.
Go-on-your-own event. Enjoy!


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Author Night with Thandisizwe Chimurenga

Event: Humanities Project Outing: Free Talk

October 23rd, 2014 6:00 pm - Thursday


Location: Arizona Humanities / Ellis-Shackelford House, 1242 N. Central Ave, Phoenix

On the evening of October 23rd Arizona Humanities is delighted to bring acclaimed journalist and community activist Thandisizwe Chimurenga to Arizona to discuss her book No Doubt: The Murder(s) of Oscar Grant. in the book Chimurenga examines the events surrounding the murder of a young unarmed black man at the Fruitvale subway station, and subsequent trial of the police officer who shot him. Violent altercations between the police and the public have been in the national spotlight, and raised questions about the culture of state-sanctioned violence. ASU Professor and Project Humanities director Neal Lester will facilitate a conversation with the author and audience following readings by Chimurenga. Are we unable to see the humanity of people different from ourselves? What can we do to connect, listen and learn from one another to end violence and build inclusive communities?

Reserve Your Seat Today at https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e9xd6gbgda1d5d58&oseq=&c=&ch=
Free.

This is a go on your own event. Enjoy!

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Stuff Matters by Mark Miodownik

Event: Book Club

October 25th, 2014 10:00 am - Saturday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa

Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials that Shape Our Man-Made World by Mark Miodownik

From Amazon: An eye-opening adventure deep inside the everyday materials that surround us, packed with surprising stories and fascinating science

Why is glass see-through? What makes elastic stretchy? Why does a paper clip bend? Why does any material look and behave the way it does? These are the sorts of questions that Mark Miodownik is constantly asking himself. A globally-renowned materials scientist, Miodownik has spent his life exploring objects as ordinary as an envelope and as unexpected as concrete cloth, uncovering the fascinating secrets that hold together our physical world.

In Stuff Matters, Miodownik entertainingly examines the materials he encounters in a typical morning, from the steel in his razor and the graphite in his pencil to the foam in his sneakers and the concrete in a nearby skyscraper.

Come and join the discussion on this book and find out what other books members are reading.



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Anza Day at Canoa Ranch, Green Valley, AZ

Event: Humanities Project Outing: Day Trip

October 26th, 2014 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Raul M. Grijalva Canoa Ranch Conservation Park, Grain Room, 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Rd, Green Valley, AZ

AZ Humanities Free Event

Anza Day at Canoa Ranch, Green Valley, AZ What a wonderful opportunity for a day trip full of Arizona history, arts and culture. You know, humanities!

Join Arizona Humanities for a day of history, culture, and storytelling at Canoa Ranch. Anza Day at Canoa Ranch brings together scholars on Arizona and Southwestern history for public lectures as part of the Canoa Anza Days event on Saturday, October 26th. Learn about the history of Canoa and the surrounding area as well as how its history affects the present.

The Friends of Canoa Heritage Foundation received a Project Grant from Arizona Humanities for this program.

See a video at http://www.azhumanities.org/event/anza-day-at-canoa-ranch/

Free and open to the public.

This is a go on your own event. Enjoy!

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Annual Fall Festival of the Arts

Event: Humanities Project Outing: Art Festival

October 26th, 2014 12:00 pm - Sunday


Location: Arizona Historical Society Museum at Papago Park, 1300 N. College Avenue, Tempe

Arizona Consortium for the Arts presents the Annual Fall Festival of the Arts! We will celebrate our consortium's 7th Anniversary.

Arizona Historical Society Museum at Papago Park, in the beautiful outdoor courtyard.

Free Admission! Free Parking! Fun for the whole family.

Come to see an amazing array of music and dance by local performers, exquisite works by local artists and artisans, Cosplayers, readings from the UNSTRUNG, booth representations by local nonprofit and community organizations, activities for children of all ages, live painting, jewelry making, face painting and more.

The event is in collaboration with the Arizona Historical Society Museum at Papago Park and the Arizona Consortium for the Arts. The festival is partially funded by the City of Tempe.

For information visit www.artizona.org and

http://www.arizonahistoricalsociety.org/museums/museum-at-papago-park-tempe/ Would you like to be a vendor at our festival? it is free to be a vendor - please email to info@artizona.org.

This is a go-on-your-own event. Enjoy!

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One Drop of Love: Community Dialogue - Free Excerpt

Event: Humanities Project Outing: Presentation

October 30th, 2014 6:00 pm - Thursday


Location: Arizona Opera Center, 1636 N. Central Ave., Phoenix

In celebration for National Arts and Humanities Month, join us for a performance excerpt from One Drop of Love and a dialogue to explore family, history, racism, love and a path towards reconciliation. One Drop of Love is a multimedia one woman show that is produced by Ben Affleck, Matt Damon written and performed by Fanshen DiGiovanni Cox.

The Mesa Arts Center will showcase the full performance on Saturday, November 1st. Prior to the performance, Arizona State University’s Center for Race & Democracy and Arizona Humanities will be hosting an evening of community dialogue on Thursday, October 30th with creator Fanshen DiGiovanni Cox. A panel discussion lead by Dr. Matthew Whitaker, Dr. Kelly Jackson, and Chandra Crudup will follow.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

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Flying Spaghetti Monster Dinner

Event: Flying Spaghetti Monster Dinner

November 01st, 2014 5:00 pm - Saturday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa

Join us for the Fourth Annual Flying Spaghetti Monster Dinner

Break out your best pirate or any other costume, pirate-related or not. Time to honor His Noodliness with Pastafarian tradition, sauce be upon us!

6:00 - Dinner: Appetizers and salads ,Spaghetti, Meatballs, Sauces, Bread, Dessert
Vegan and gluten-free options available

Bring your own adult beverage to share (Alcohol, Soda, etc.).
Lemonade, Iced Tea, Milk and Water provided.

8:00 Drawing for Special FSM Gift Basket and other prizes (raffle tickets on $1 each, 6 for $5)

Children's activities and games, Arrr!

Suggested Donation
$10 - Adults
$8 - Full Time Students and Seniors
(Students eat free if they commit to 2 hours of helping with the event.)
$4 - Children 6 to 13
Free - Children under 6



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Game Night - Get to know others, have fun, benefit HSGP.

Fundraiser: Game Night Fundraiser

November 08th, 2014 6:30 pm - Saturday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa, AZ 85201

Join our Game Nights to play board and card games like Dominoes/Mexican Train, Bridge, Catchphrase, Taboo, Apples to Apples, Guesstures as well as any other game you bring along.

Please feel welcome to BYOB as well as any snacks you would like to enjoy as you are playing.

Consider RSVPing on Meet Up so we can see who is coming - also consider bringing a $5 donation to help us fund our wonderful community center!

If you have questions or want to organize, for instance, a game of bridge, please make use of the comments on MeetUp.

See you soon!

Ann Marie

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Vaccination and the Social Contract

Speaker: Will Humble: Director of Arizona Dept of Health Services

November 09th, 2014 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa

Vaccination exemption rates are going up in AZ schools.

"Interestingly, the areas of the state that think of themselves as more progressive and socially conscious are the areas with the highest exemption rates (e.g. Sedona, Flagstaff etc). Parents with a high and educational training have the highest exemption rates. Interesting paradox."

Will Humble will talk about the medical and ethical aspects of vaccination.

You can gain advance understanding of the issue by reading these two articles:
• directorsblog.health.azdhs.gov, AZ Losing Traction on Vaccine Front, by Will Humble
• Scientific American, The Ethics of Opting Out of Vaccination, by Janet D. Stemwedel

Will Humble, Director for the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), has worked in public health for 25 years, 20 of those with Arizona DHS. The Department health services include: Arizona’s behavioral and public health systems, the Arizona State Hospital, medical and child care licensure and certification services, and the Arizona Public Health Laboratory.

During his tenure at the ADHS, he has been responsible for:
· Use of public health principles in Arizona’s system for treating persons with serious mental illness
· Effective public health response to the 2009 influenza pandemic.
· A new food package for participants in Arizona’s WIC Program to address the obesity epidemic.
· Improvements the Department’s emergency medical services programs, including
Development of a new trauma system, New public health initiatives such as cardio-cerebral resuscitation (CCR), stroke telemedicine, and cardiac care centers.
· Increases in vaccination rates and expanded vaccination requirements for school entry.
· Implementation of the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act
· Authored over 50 environmental health risk assessments and public health consultations
· Communicating health risks to the public and media.

The meeting is free and open to the public. Doors open at 9:00 am for socializing with an optional breakfast available for a donation of $5. The meeting begins at 10:00 am.

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OOTM Team Meeting

Event: Children's Program

November 09th, 2014 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa

Odyssey of the Mind Team Meeting - During Sunday Speaker Meeting

Coaches Brian and Lorna will meet with the team to prepare their solutions for the new problems. There are only 10 Sunday Speaker meetings before competition, so let's get busy!!

Regional and State Champs last year, our team went on to World Finals in Iowa, where they did us proud!

Bring your kids and your questions to HSGP on Sunday, Sept 21, 10AM (during the Sunday Speaker meeting).

Odyssey of the Mind

is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. They then bring their solutions to competition on the local, state, and World level. Thousands of teams from throughout the U.S. and from about 25 other countries participate in the program.

Why Odyssey of the Mind is Good for Kids

The Odyssey of the Mind teaches students to learn creative problem-solving methods while having fun in the process. For more than twenty five years, this unique program has helped teachers generate excitement in their students. By tapping into creativity, and through encouraging imaginative paths to problem-solving, students learn skills that will provide them with the ability to solve problems -- great and small -- for a lifetime. The Odyssey of the Mind teaches students how to think divergently by providing open-ended problems that appeal to a wide range of interests. Students learn how to identify challenges and to think creatively to solve those problems. They are free to express their ideas and suggestions without fear of criticism. The creative problem-solving process rewards thinking "outside of the box." While conventional thinking has an important place in a well-rounded education, students need to learn how to think creatively and productively.

In the Odyssey of the Mind . . .

Students develop team-building skills by working in groups of as many as seven students per team.

Students learn to examine problems and to identify the real challenge without limiting the possible solutions and their potential success.

The creative-thinking process is nurtured and developed as a problem-solving tool.

Students of all types will find something that will appeal to them.

The fun of participation leads to an elevated interest in regular classroom curricula.

Teachers have a program to further provide students with a well-rounded education.

Who Participates?

Millions of students from kindergarten through college have participated in the Odyssey of the Mind.

Since the Odyssey of the Mind eliminates the fear of criticism, even shy students are afforded the opportunity to open up and express themselves.

Students learn to work in teams.

Each year, five new competitive problems are presented for the teams to solve.

These long-term problems are solved over weeks and months.

Some of the problems are more technical in nature, while others are artistic or performance based.

Each long-term problem rewards "Style" in the solution. This helps teach students that they should not simply try to solve problems but take the next step of enhancing their solutions.

The teams are invited to participate in competition and present their solution with other teams.

At the competition, the teams are given an on-the-spot "spontaneous" problem to solve.

The combination of long-term problem-solving, Style, and spontaneous problem-solving produces a confident, able student.

More info:

http://www.odysseyofthemind.com/default.php

http://www.azodyssey.org/

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Girl Scouts

Event: Children's Program

November 09th, 2014 12:00 pm - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa

HSGP has a Girl Scout troop! They meet twice monthly, following the Sunday Speaker and Odyssey of the Mind meetings.

If you have a child who would like to join Girl Scout Troop 1080, either contact Alisha or just come to the next troop meeting. Kids K through 12th grade are welcome.

Questions: Alisha DeCou at aztroop1080@gmail.com

The troop generally meets in the main room. When there is a board meeting, the scouts convene in the kids' room, library and foyer.

During Girl Scouts fundraising drives, tables will be set up showcasing their wares available for purchase or order after meetings. How convenient is that?

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Speak of the Devil, Play Reading, Part 2

Event: Humanities Project Monthly Cultural Presentation & Meeting

November 14th, 2014 7:00 pm - Friday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa

Reading of the play "Speak of the Devil" by Richard Stockton, a Comedy-Drama about Robert Ingersoll

Part 2

Members of the HSGP Humanities Program will perform a reading of the play Speak of the Devil, By Richard Stockton. This dramatic and, at times, humorous play is about Robert Green Ingersoll, often referred to as The Great Agnostic. He was one of America's greatest orators and an eloquent spokesman for humanism and reason in the late 19th century.

• Act 1 on Friday, Oct 10

• Act 2 on Friday, Nov 14

Both readings will start at 7PM followed by refreshments. Free event.

Message from our Director Hal Saferstein:

Hi fellow thespians. Please read the entire play as there will be no rehearsal. Let me know if you do not have a copy.

Act 1 (Fri. Oct. 10, 7PM)
Narrator - Hal Saferstein
Robert Ingersoll - John Compere (Richard Dewey)
Ebon Ingersoll - Roy Towne (Al Wendler)
Eva Parker - Anita Romanowski (Jennifer)
Rev. John Ingersoll - Bob Katz (Zenaido Quintana)
Vestryman Miller - Gary Henderson

Act 2 (Fri. Nov. 14, 7PM)
Narrator - Hal Saferstein
Robert Ingersoll - John Compere
Ebon Ingersoll - Al Wendler (Roy Towne)
Eva - Jennifer White (Anita)
Rev. John Ingersoll - Zenaido Quintana (Bob Katz)
Vestryman Miller - Richard Dewey (Gary Henderson)

Please notify me as far in advance as possible if unable to attend either date and I will arrange for a sub. Each reader should print out those pages of the script in which your part is included. The (name) after yours is the likely sub in the event you are unavailable.

Use a colored marker to highlight your part on the script.

Thanks for participating, it should be fun.

Hal

The HSGP Humanities Project holds free and open meetings on the 2ndd Friday of each month at 7pm at HCC. All are invited to attend. The majority of the evening is given over to one or more of our HSGP members or guests to share with us some aspect of arts & humanities that they are passionate about! After the fun, we do (very brief) planning/announcing of future events. Total meeting time approximately 2 hours.

The HSGP Humanities Project will procure speakers to present arts & humanities related talks at one or more Sunday Speaker meetings during the year.

We will plan and execute at least one fundraiser for HSGP.

Throughout the year we will plan many free or inexpensive excursions to various arts & humanities events in and around the Valley for those who wish to participate.

On occasion we may hold fun artsy events at the HCC.

Hosted by your HSGP Humanities Project Committee.The HSGP Humanities Project holds free and open meetings on the 2ndd Friday of each month at 7pm at HCC. All are invited to attend. The majority of the evening is given over to one or more of our HSGP members or guests to share with us some aspect of arts & humanities that they are passionate about! After the fun, we do (very brief) planning/announcing of future events. Total meeting time approximately 2 hours.

The HSGP Humanities Project will procure speakers to present arts & humanities related talks at one or more Sunday Speaker meetings during the year.

We will plan and execute at least one fundraiser for HSGP.

Throughout the year we will plan many free or inexpensive excursions to various arts & humanities events in and around the Valley for those who wish to participate.

On occasion we may hold fun artsy events at the HCC.

Hosted by your HSGP Humanities Project Committee.

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Microfinance in the Developing World

Speaker: Bruce Stiles

November 23rd, 2014 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa

HSGP member Bruce Stiles has a hobby of reducing poverty in the world. Since April of 2013, Bruce has used the lending platform at Kiva.org to make hundreds of microloans, in over six dozen countries and on five continents, in order to help students to finance their education, and to help to improve the standard of living of entrepreneurs and other people in the developing world. Bruce has found microlending to be an ideal way to combine his desire to help extremely poor people with his love of asymmetrical financial outcomes.

Microlending is arguably a more efficient method of reducing poverty that simply giving away money, in that it has a much greater benefit to cost ratio. This presentation will provide a short overview of the developing world, an explanation of the benefits of microlending to the world’s poorest people, the mechanics of how microlending works, and an introduction to the Kiva.org website. SURGEON GENERAL’S WARNING: Helping people to help themselves out of poverty could be addictive.

The meeting is free and open to the public. Doors open at 9:00 am for socializing with an optional breakfast available for a donation of $5. The meeting begins at 10:00 am.



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OOTM Team Meeting

Event: Children's Program

November 23rd, 2014 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa

Odyssey of the Mind Team Meeting - During Sunday Speaker Meeting

Coaches Brian and Lorna will meet with the team to prepare their solutions for the new problems. There are only 10 Sunday Speaker meetings before competition, so let's get busy!!

Regional and State Champs last year, our team went on to World Finals in Iowa, where they did us proud!

Bring your kids and your questions to HSGP on Sunday, Sept 21, 10AM (during the Sunday Speaker meeting).

Odyssey of the Mind

is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. They then bring their solutions to competition on the local, state, and World level. Thousands of teams from throughout the U.S. and from about 25 other countries participate in the program.

Why Odyssey of the Mind is Good for Kids

The Odyssey of the Mind teaches students to learn creative problem-solving methods while having fun in the process. For more than twenty five years, this unique program has helped teachers generate excitement in their students. By tapping into creativity, and through encouraging imaginative paths to problem-solving, students learn skills that will provide them with the ability to solve problems -- great and small -- for a lifetime. The Odyssey of the Mind teaches students how to think divergently by providing open-ended problems that appeal to a wide range of interests. Students learn how to identify challenges and to think creatively to solve those problems. They are free to express their ideas and suggestions without fear of criticism. The creative problem-solving process rewards thinking "outside of the box." While conventional thinking has an important place in a well-rounded education, students need to learn how to think creatively and productively.

In the Odyssey of the Mind . . .

Students develop team-building skills by working in groups of as many as seven students per team.

Students learn to examine problems and to identify the real challenge without limiting the possible solutions and their potential success.

The creative-thinking process is nurtured and developed as a problem-solving tool.

Students of all types will find something that will appeal to them.

The fun of participation leads to an elevated interest in regular classroom curricula.

Teachers have a program to further provide students with a well-rounded education.

Who Participates?

Millions of students from kindergarten through college have participated in the Odyssey of the Mind.

Since the Odyssey of the Mind eliminates the fear of criticism, even shy students are afforded the opportunity to open up and express themselves.

Students learn to work in teams.

Each year, five new competitive problems are presented for the teams to solve.

These long-term problems are solved over weeks and months.

Some of the problems are more technical in nature, while others are artistic or performance based.

Each long-term problem rewards "Style" in the solution. This helps teach students that they should not simply try to solve problems but take the next step of enhancing their solutions.

The teams are invited to participate in competition and present their solution with other teams.

At the competition, the teams are given an on-the-spot "spontaneous" problem to solve.

The combination of long-term problem-solving, Style, and spontaneous problem-solving produces a confident, able student.

More info:

http://www.odysseyofthemind.com/default.php

http://www.azodyssey.org/

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Girl Scouts

Event: Children's Program

November 23rd, 2014 12:00 pm - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa

HSGP has a Girl Scout troop! They meet twice monthly, following the Sunday Speaker and Odyssey of the Mind meetings.

If you have a child who would like to join Girl Scout Troop 1080, either contact Alisha or just come to the next troop meeting. Kids K through 12th grade are welcome.

Questions: Alisha DeCou at aztroop1080@gmail.com

The troop generally meets in the main room. When there is a board meeting, the scouts convene in the kids' room, library and foyer.

During Girl Scouts fundraising drives, tables will be set up showcasing their wares available for purchase or order after meetings. How convenient is that?

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America's Inequality: A Betrayal of Our Founding Philosophy?

Speaker: James Richardson

December 07th, 2014 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa

Thomas Piketty's much talked-about book Equality has prompted Dr. Richardson to create a presentation entitled "America's Inequality: A Betrayal of Our Founding Philosophy?"

The question mark is there because not everyone accepts that equality is a significant value in our moral and intellectual foundations. His interest in the topic has been stimulated by reading Matthew Stewart, Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic.

Doors open at 9:00 am for socializing with an optional breakfast available for a $5 donation. The meeting begins at 10:00 am



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OOTM Team Meeting

Event: Children's Program

December 07th, 2014 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa

Odyssey of the Mind Team Meeting - During Sunday Speaker Meeting

Coaches Brian and Lorna will meet with the team to prepare their solutions for the new problems. There are only 10 Sunday Speaker meetings before competition, so let's get busy!!

Regional and State Champs last year, our team went on to World Finals in Iowa, where they did us proud!

Bring your kids and your questions to HSGP on Sunday, Sept 21, 10AM (during the Sunday Speaker meeting).

Odyssey of the Mind

is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. They then bring their solutions to competition on the local, state, and World level. Thousands of teams from throughout the U.S. and from about 25 other countries participate in the program.

Why Odyssey of the Mind is Good for Kids

The Odyssey of the Mind teaches students to learn creative problem-solving methods while having fun in the process. For more than twenty five years, this unique program has helped teachers generate excitement in their students. By tapping into creativity, and through encouraging imaginative paths to problem-solving, students learn skills that will provide them with the ability to solve problems -- great and small -- for a lifetime. The Odyssey of the Mind teaches students how to think divergently by providing open-ended problems that appeal to a wide range of interests. Students learn how to identify challenges and to think creatively to solve those problems. They are free to express their ideas and suggestions without fear of criticism. The creative problem-solving process rewards thinking "outside of the box." While conventional thinking has an important place in a well-rounded education, students need to learn how to think creatively and productively.

In the Odyssey of the Mind . . .

Students develop team-building skills by working in groups of as many as seven students per team.

Students learn to examine problems and to identify the real challenge without limiting the possible solutions and their potential success.

The creative-thinking process is nurtured and developed as a problem-solving tool.

Students of all types will find something that will appeal to them.

The fun of participation leads to an elevated interest in regular classroom curricula.

Teachers have a program to further provide students with a well-rounded education.

Who Participates?

Millions of students from kindergarten through college have participated in the Odyssey of the Mind.

Since the Odyssey of the Mind eliminates the fear of criticism, even shy students are afforded the opportunity to open up and express themselves.

Students learn to work in teams.

Each year, five new competitive problems are presented for the teams to solve.

These long-term problems are solved over weeks and months.

Some of the problems are more technical in nature, while others are artistic or performance based.

Each long-term problem rewards "Style" in the solution. This helps teach students that they should not simply try to solve problems but take the next step of enhancing their solutions.

The teams are invited to participate in competition and present their solution with other teams.

At the competition, the teams are given an on-the-spot "spontaneous" problem to solve.

The combination of long-term problem-solving, Style, and spontaneous problem-solving produces a confident, able student.

More info:

http://www.odysseyofthemind.com/default.php

http://www.azodyssey.org/

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Girl Scouts

Event: Children's Program

December 07th, 2014 12:00 pm - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa

HSGP has a Girl Scout troop! They meet twice monthly, following the Sunday Speaker and Odyssey of the Mind meetings.

If you have a child who would like to join Girl Scout Troop 1080, either contact Alisha or just come to the next troop meeting. Kids K through 12th grade are welcome.

Questions: Alisha DeCou at aztroop1080@gmail.com

The troop generally meets in the main room. When there is a board meeting, the scouts convene in the kids' room, library and foyer.

During Girl Scouts fundraising drives, tables will be set up showcasing their wares available for purchase or order after meetings. How convenient is that?

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Music Presentation by Zenaido Quintana

Event: Humanities Project Monthly Cultural Presentation & Meeting

December 12th, 2014 7:00 pm - Friday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa

Zenaido Quintana will be our guide on a Musical Mystery Tour of Discovery about music you thought you knew. Hint: It's not The Beatles.

BYOB, snacks and beverages to share always welcome!

The HSGP Humanities Project holds free and open meetings on the 2ndd Friday of each month at 7pm at HCC. All are invited to attend. The majority of the evening is given over to one or more of our HSGP members or guests to share with us some aspect of arts & humanities that they are passionate about! After the fun, we do (very brief) planning/announcing of future events. Total meeting time approximately 2 hours.

The HSGP Humanities Project will procure speakers to present arts & humanities related talks at one or more Sunday Speaker meetings during the year.

We will plan and execute at least one fundraiser for HSGP.

Throughout the year we will plan many free or inexpensive excursions to various arts & humanities events in and around the Valley for those who wish to participate.

On occasion we may hold fun artsy events at the HCC.

Hosted by your HSGP Humanities Project Committee.

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Game Night - Get to know others, have fun, benefit HSGP.

Fundraiser: Game Night Fundraiser

December 13th, 2014 6:30 pm - Saturday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa, AZ 85201

Join our Game Nights to play board and card games like Dominoes/Mexican Train, Bridge, Catchphrase, Taboo, Apples to Apples, Guesstures as well as any other game you bring along.

Please feel welcome to BYOB as well as any snacks you would like to enjoy as you are playing.

Consider RSVPing on Meet Up so we can see who is coming - also consider bringing a $5 donation to help us fund our wonderful community center!

If you have questions or want to organize, for instance, a game of bridge, please make use of the comments on MeetUp.

See you soon!

Ann Marie

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Humanist Celebration

Event: Solstice Celebration

December 20th, 2014 5:00 pm - Saturday


Location: 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa AZ

Details to follow

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Game Night - Get to know others, have fun, benefit HSGP.

Fundraiser: Game Night Fundraiser

January 10th, 2015 6:30 pm - Saturday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa

Join our Game Nights to play board and card games like Dominoes/Mexican Train, Bridge, Catchphrase, Taboo, Apples to Apples, Guesstures as well as any other game you bring along.

Please feel welcome to BYOB as well as any snacks you would like to enjoy as you are playing.

Consider RSVPing on Meet Up so we can see who is coming - also consider bringing a $5 donation to help us fund our wonderful community center!

If you have questions or want to organize, for instance, a game of bridge, please make use of the comments on MeetUp.

See you soon!

Ann Marie

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Speaker:

January 11th, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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OOTM Team Meeting

Children's Program: Children's Program

January 11th, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa

Odyssey of the Mind Team Meeting - During Sunday Speaker Meeting

Coaches Brian and Lorna will meet with the team to prepare their solutions for the new problems. There are only 10 Sunday Speaker meetings before competition, so let's get busy!!

Regional and State Champs last year, our team went on to World Finals in Iowa, where they did us proud!

Bring your kids and your questions to HSGP on Sunday, Sept 21, 10AM (during the Sunday Speaker meeting).

Odyssey of the Mind

is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. They then bring their solutions to competition on the local, state, and World level. Thousands of teams from throughout the U.S. and from about 25 other countries participate in the program.

Why Odyssey of the Mind is Good for Kids

The Odyssey of the Mind teaches students to learn creative problem-solving methods while having fun in the process. For more than twenty five years, this unique program has helped teachers generate excitement in their students. By tapping into creativity, and through encouraging imaginative paths to problem-solving, students learn skills that will provide them with the ability to solve problems -- great and small -- for a lifetime. The Odyssey of the Mind teaches students how to think divergently by providing open-ended problems that appeal to a wide range of interests. Students learn how to identify challenges and to think creatively to solve those problems. They are free to express their ideas and suggestions without fear of criticism. The creative problem-solving process rewards thinking "outside of the box." While conventional thinking has an important place in a well-rounded education, students need to learn how to think creatively and productively.

In the Odyssey of the Mind . . .

Students develop team-building skills by working in groups of as many as seven students per team.

Students learn to examine problems and to identify the real challenge without limiting the possible solutions and their potential success.

The creative-thinking process is nurtured and developed as a problem-solving tool.

Students of all types will find something that will appeal to them.

The fun of participation leads to an elevated interest in regular classroom curricula.

Teachers have a program to further provide students with a well-rounded education.

Who Participates?

Millions of students from kindergarten through college have participated in the Odyssey of the Mind.

Since the Odyssey of the Mind eliminates the fear of criticism, even shy students are afforded the opportunity to open up and express themselves.

Students learn to work in teams.

Each year, five new competitive problems are presented for the teams to solve.

These long-term problems are solved over weeks and months.

Some of the problems are more technical in nature, while others are artistic or performance based.

Each long-term problem rewards "Style" in the solution. This helps teach students that they should not simply try to solve problems but take the next step of enhancing their solutions.

The teams are invited to participate in competition and present their solution with other teams.

At the competition, the teams are given an on-the-spot "spontaneous" problem to solve.

The combination of long-term problem-solving, Style, and spontaneous problem-solving produces a confident, able student.

More info:

http://www.odysseyofthemind.com/default.php

http://www.azodyssey.org/

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Girl Scouts

Event: Children's Program

January 11th, 2015 12:00 pm - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa

HSGP has a Girl Scout troop! They meet twice monthly, following the Sunday Speaker and Odyssey of the Mind meetings.

If you have a child who would like to join Girl Scout Troop 1080, either contact Alisha or just come to the next troop meeting. Kids K through 12th grade are welcome.

Questions: Alisha DeCou at aztroop1080@gmail.com

The troop generally meets in the main room. When there is a board meeting, the scouts convene in the kids' room, library and foyer.

During Girl Scouts fundraising drives, tables will be set up showcasing their wares available for purchase or order after meetings. How convenient is that?

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Speaker:

January 25th, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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OOTM Team Meeting

Event: Children's Program

January 25th, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa

Odyssey of the Mind Team Meeting - During Sunday Speaker Meeting

Coaches Brian and Lorna will meet with the team to prepare their solutions for the new problems. There are only 10 Sunday Speaker meetings before competition, so let's get busy!!

Regional and State Champs last year, our team went on to World Finals in Iowa, where they did us proud!

Bring your kids and your questions to HSGP on Sunday, Sept 21, 10AM (during the Sunday Speaker meeting).

Odyssey of the Mind

is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. They then bring their solutions to competition on the local, state, and World level. Thousands of teams from throughout the U.S. and from about 25 other countries participate in the program.

Why Odyssey of the Mind is Good for Kids

The Odyssey of the Mind teaches students to learn creative problem-solving methods while having fun in the process. For more than twenty five years, this unique program has helped teachers generate excitement in their students. By tapping into creativity, and through encouraging imaginative paths to problem-solving, students learn skills that will provide them with the ability to solve problems -- great and small -- for a lifetime. The Odyssey of the Mind teaches students how to think divergently by providing open-ended problems that appeal to a wide range of interests. Students learn how to identify challenges and to think creatively to solve those problems. They are free to express their ideas and suggestions without fear of criticism. The creative problem-solving process rewards thinking "outside of the box." While conventional thinking has an important place in a well-rounded education, students need to learn how to think creatively and productively.

In the Odyssey of the Mind . . .

Students develop team-building skills by working in groups of as many as seven students per team.

Students learn to examine problems and to identify the real challenge without limiting the possible solutions and their potential success.

The creative-thinking process is nurtured and developed as a problem-solving tool.

Students of all types will find something that will appeal to them.

The fun of participation leads to an elevated interest in regular classroom curricula.

Teachers have a program to further provide students with a well-rounded education.

Who Participates?

Millions of students from kindergarten through college have participated in the Odyssey of the Mind.

Since the Odyssey of the Mind eliminates the fear of criticism, even shy students are afforded the opportunity to open up and express themselves.

Students learn to work in teams.

Each year, five new competitive problems are presented for the teams to solve.

These long-term problems are solved over weeks and months.

Some of the problems are more technical in nature, while others are artistic or performance based.

Each long-term problem rewards "Style" in the solution. This helps teach students that they should not simply try to solve problems but take the next step of enhancing their solutions.

The teams are invited to participate in competition and present their solution with other teams.

At the competition, the teams are given an on-the-spot "spontaneous" problem to solve.

The combination of long-term problem-solving, Style, and spontaneous problem-solving produces a confident, able student.

More info:

http://www.odysseyofthemind.com/default.php

http://www.azodyssey.org/

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Girl Scouts

Event: Children's Program

January 25th, 2015 12:00 pm - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa

HSGP has a Girl Scout troop! They meet twice monthly, following the Sunday Speaker and Odyssey of the Mind meetings.

If you have a child who would like to join Girl Scout Troop 1080, either contact Alisha or just come to the next troop meeting. Kids K through 12th grade are welcome.

Questions: Alisha DeCou at aztroop1080@gmail.com

The troop generally meets in the main room. When there is a board meeting, the scouts convene in the kids' room, library and foyer.

During Girl Scouts fundraising drives, tables will be set up showcasing their wares available for purchase or order after meetings. How convenient is that?

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Darwin Day Luncheon

Event: Annual Darwin Day Celebration

February 08th, 2015 12:00 pm - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa

Details to be announced

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Game Night - Get to know others, have fun, benefit HSGP.

Fundraiser: Game Night Fundraiser

February 14th, 2015 6:30 pm - Saturday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa

Join our Game Nights to play board and card games like Dominoes/Mexican Train, Bridge, Catchphrase, Taboo, Apples to Apples, Guesstures as well as any other game you bring along.

Please feel welcome to BYOB as well as any snacks you would like to enjoy as you are playing.

Consider RSVPing on Meet Up so we can see who is coming - also consider bringing a $5 donation to help us fund our wonderful community center!

If you have questions or want to organize, for instance, a game of bridge, please make use of the comments on MeetUp.

See you soon!

Ann Marie

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Speaker:

February 22nd, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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OOTM Team Meeting

Event: Children's Program

February 22nd, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa

Odyssey of the Mind Team Meeting - During Sunday Speaker Meeting

Coaches Brian and Lorna will meet with the team to prepare their solutions for the new problems. There are only 10 Sunday Speaker meetings before competition, so let's get busy!!

Regional and State Champs last year, our team went on to World Finals in Iowa, where they did us proud!

Bring your kids and your questions to HSGP on Sunday, Sept 21, 10AM (during the Sunday Speaker meeting).

Odyssey of the Mind

is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. They then bring their solutions to competition on the local, state, and World level. Thousands of teams from throughout the U.S. and from about 25 other countries participate in the program.

Why Odyssey of the Mind is Good for Kids

The Odyssey of the Mind teaches students to learn creative problem-solving methods while having fun in the process. For more than twenty five years, this unique program has helped teachers generate excitement in their students. By tapping into creativity, and through encouraging imaginative paths to problem-solving, students learn skills that will provide them with the ability to solve problems -- great and small -- for a lifetime. The Odyssey of the Mind teaches students how to think divergently by providing open-ended problems that appeal to a wide range of interests. Students learn how to identify challenges and to think creatively to solve those problems. They are free to express their ideas and suggestions without fear of criticism. The creative problem-solving process rewards thinking "outside of the box." While conventional thinking has an important place in a well-rounded education, students need to learn how to think creatively and productively.

In the Odyssey of the Mind . . .

Students develop team-building skills by working in groups of as many as seven students per team.

Students learn to examine problems and to identify the real challenge without limiting the possible solutions and their potential success.

The creative-thinking process is nurtured and developed as a problem-solving tool.

Students of all types will find something that will appeal to them.

The fun of participation leads to an elevated interest in regular classroom curricula.

Teachers have a program to further provide students with a well-rounded education.

Who Participates?

Millions of students from kindergarten through college have participated in the Odyssey of the Mind.

Since the Odyssey of the Mind eliminates the fear of criticism, even shy students are afforded the opportunity to open up and express themselves.

Students learn to work in teams.

Each year, five new competitive problems are presented for the teams to solve.

These long-term problems are solved over weeks and months.

Some of the problems are more technical in nature, while others are artistic or performance based.

Each long-term problem rewards "Style" in the solution. This helps teach students that they should not simply try to solve problems but take the next step of enhancing their solutions.

The teams are invited to participate in competition and present their solution with other teams.

At the competition, the teams are given an on-the-spot "spontaneous" problem to solve.

The combination of long-term problem-solving, Style, and spontaneous problem-solving produces a confident, able student.

More info:

http://www.odysseyofthemind.com/default.php

http://www.azodyssey.org/

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Girl Scouts

Event: Children's Program

February 22nd, 2015 12:00 pm - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa

HSGP has a Girl Scout troop! They meet twice monthly, following the Sunday Speaker and Odyssey of the Mind meetings.

If you have a child who would like to join Girl Scout Troop 1080, either contact Alisha or just come to the next troop meeting. Kids K through 12th grade are welcome.

Questions: Alisha DeCou at aztroop1080@gmail.com

The troop generally meets in the main room. When there is a board meeting, the scouts convene in the kids' room, library and foyer.

During Girl Scouts fundraising drives, tables will be set up showcasing their wares available for purchase or order after meetings. How convenient is that?

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Speaker:

March 08th, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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OOTM Team Meeting

Event: Children's Program

March 08th, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa

Odyssey of the Mind Team Meeting - During Sunday Speaker Meeting

Coaches Brian and Lorna will meet with the team to prepare their solutions for the new problems. There are only 10 Sunday Speaker meetings before competition, so let's get busy!!

Regional and State Champs last year, our team went on to World Finals in Iowa, where they did us proud!

Bring your kids and your questions to HSGP on Sunday, Sept 21, 10AM (during the Sunday Speaker meeting).

Odyssey of the Mind

is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. They then bring their solutions to competition on the local, state, and World level. Thousands of teams from throughout the U.S. and from about 25 other countries participate in the program.

Why Odyssey of the Mind is Good for Kids

The Odyssey of the Mind teaches students to learn creative problem-solving methods while having fun in the process. For more than twenty five years, this unique program has helped teachers generate excitement in their students. By tapping into creativity, and through encouraging imaginative paths to problem-solving, students learn skills that will provide them with the ability to solve problems -- great and small -- for a lifetime. The Odyssey of the Mind teaches students how to think divergently by providing open-ended problems that appeal to a wide range of interests. Students learn how to identify challenges and to think creatively to solve those problems. They are free to express their ideas and suggestions without fear of criticism. The creative problem-solving process rewards thinking "outside of the box." While conventional thinking has an important place in a well-rounded education, students need to learn how to think creatively and productively.

In the Odyssey of the Mind . . .

Students develop team-building skills by working in groups of as many as seven students per team.

Students learn to examine problems and to identify the real challenge without limiting the possible solutions and their potential success.

The creative-thinking process is nurtured and developed as a problem-solving tool.

Students of all types will find something that will appeal to them.

The fun of participation leads to an elevated interest in regular classroom curricula.

Teachers have a program to further provide students with a well-rounded education.

Who Participates?

Millions of students from kindergarten through college have participated in the Odyssey of the Mind.

Since the Odyssey of the Mind eliminates the fear of criticism, even shy students are afforded the opportunity to open up and express themselves.

Students learn to work in teams.

Each year, five new competitive problems are presented for the teams to solve.

These long-term problems are solved over weeks and months.

Some of the problems are more technical in nature, while others are artistic or performance based.

Each long-term problem rewards "Style" in the solution. This helps teach students that they should not simply try to solve problems but take the next step of enhancing their solutions.

The teams are invited to participate in competition and present their solution with other teams.

At the competition, the teams are given an on-the-spot "spontaneous" problem to solve.

The combination of long-term problem-solving, Style, and spontaneous problem-solving produces a confident, able student.

More info:

http://www.odysseyofthemind.com/default.php

http://www.azodyssey.org/

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Girl Scouts

Event: Children's Program

March 08th, 2015 12:00 pm - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa

HSGP has a Girl Scout troop! They meet twice monthly, following the Sunday Speaker and Odyssey of the Mind meetings.

If you have a child who would like to join Girl Scout Troop 1080, either contact Alisha or just come to the next troop meeting. Kids K through 12th grade are welcome.

Questions: Alisha DeCou at aztroop1080@gmail.com

The troop generally meets in the main room. When there is a board meeting, the scouts convene in the kids' room, library and foyer.

During Girl Scouts fundraising drives, tables will be set up showcasing their wares available for purchase or order after meetings. How convenient is that?

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Game Night - Get to know others, have fun, benefit HSGP.

Fundraiser: Game Night Fundraiser

March 14th, 2015 6:30 pm - Saturday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa

Join our Game Nights to play board and card games like Dominoes/Mexican Train, Bridge, Catchphrase, Taboo, Apples to Apples, Guesstures as well as any other game you bring along.

Please feel welcome to BYOB as well as any snacks you would like to enjoy as you are playing.

Consider RSVPing on Meet Up so we can see who is coming - also consider bringing a $5 donation to help us fund our wonderful community center!

If you have questions or want to organize, for instance, a game of bridge, please make use of the comments on MeetUp.

See you soon!

Ann Marie

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Speaker:

March 22nd, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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OOTM Team Meeting

Event: Children's Program

March 22nd, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa

Odyssey of the Mind Team Meeting - During Sunday Speaker Meeting

Coaches Brian and Lorna will meet with the team to prepare their solutions for the new problems. There are only 10 Sunday Speaker meetings before competition, so let's get busy!!

Regional and State Champs last year, our team went on to World Finals in Iowa, where they did us proud!

Bring your kids and your questions to HSGP on Sunday, Sept 21, 10AM (during the Sunday Speaker meeting).

Odyssey of the Mind

is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. They then bring their solutions to competition on the local, state, and World level. Thousands of teams from throughout the U.S. and from about 25 other countries participate in the program.

Why Odyssey of the Mind is Good for Kids

The Odyssey of the Mind teaches students to learn creative problem-solving methods while having fun in the process. For more than twenty five years, this unique program has helped teachers generate excitement in their students. By tapping into creativity, and through encouraging imaginative paths to problem-solving, students learn skills that will provide them with the ability to solve problems -- great and small -- for a lifetime. The Odyssey of the Mind teaches students how to think divergently by providing open-ended problems that appeal to a wide range of interests. Students learn how to identify challenges and to think creatively to solve those problems. They are free to express their ideas and suggestions without fear of criticism. The creative problem-solving process rewards thinking "outside of the box." While conventional thinking has an important place in a well-rounded education, students need to learn how to think creatively and productively.

In the Odyssey of the Mind . . .

Students develop team-building skills by working in groups of as many as seven students per team.

Students learn to examine problems and to identify the real challenge without limiting the possible solutions and their potential success.

The creative-thinking process is nurtured and developed as a problem-solving tool.

Students of all types will find something that will appeal to them.

The fun of participation leads to an elevated interest in regular classroom curricula.

Teachers have a program to further provide students with a well-rounded education.

Who Participates?

Millions of students from kindergarten through college have participated in the Odyssey of the Mind.

Since the Odyssey of the Mind eliminates the fear of criticism, even shy students are afforded the opportunity to open up and express themselves.

Students learn to work in teams.

Each year, five new competitive problems are presented for the teams to solve.

These long-term problems are solved over weeks and months.

Some of the problems are more technical in nature, while others are artistic or performance based.

Each long-term problem rewards "Style" in the solution. This helps teach students that they should not simply try to solve problems but take the next step of enhancing their solutions.

The teams are invited to participate in competition and present their solution with other teams.

At the competition, the teams are given an on-the-spot "spontaneous" problem to solve.

The combination of long-term problem-solving, Style, and spontaneous problem-solving produces a confident, able student.

More info:

http://www.odysseyofthemind.com/default.php

http://www.azodyssey.org/

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Girl Scouts

Event: Children's Program

March 22nd, 2015 12:00 pm - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa

HSGP has a Girl Scout troop! They meet twice monthly, following the Sunday Speaker and Odyssey of the Mind meetings.

If you have a child who would like to join Girl Scout Troop 1080, either contact Alisha or just come to the next troop meeting. Kids K through 12th grade are welcome.

Questions: Alisha DeCou at aztroop1080@gmail.com

The troop generally meets in the main room. When there is a board meeting, the scouts convene in the kids' room, library and foyer.

During Girl Scouts fundraising drives, tables will be set up showcasing their wares available for purchase or order after meetings. How convenient is that?

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Speaker:

April 05th, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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Game Night - Get to know others, have fun, benefit HSGP.

Fundraiser: Game Night Fundraiser

April 11th, 2015 6:30 pm - Saturday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa

Join our Game Nights to play board and card games like Dominoes/Mexican Train, Bridge, Catchphrase, Taboo, Apples to Apples, Guesstures as well as any other game you bring along.

Please feel welcome to BYOB as well as any snacks you would like to enjoy as you are playing.

Consider RSVPing on Meet Up so we can see who is coming - also consider bringing a $5 donation to help us fund our wonderful community center!

If you have questions or want to organize, for instance, a game of bridge, please make use of the comments on MeetUp.

See you soon!

Ann Marie

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Speaker:

April 19th, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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Speaker:

May 03rd, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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Game Night - Get to know others, have fun, benefit HSGP.

Fundraiser: Game Night Fundraiser

May 09th, 2015 6:30 pm - Saturday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa

Join our Game Nights to play board and card games like Dominoes/Mexican Train, Bridge, Catchphrase, Taboo, Apples to Apples, Guesstures as well as any other game you bring along.

Please feel welcome to BYOB as well as any snacks you would like to enjoy as you are playing.

Consider RSVPing on Meet Up so we can see who is coming - also consider bringing a $5 donation to help us fund our wonderful community center!

If you have questions or want to organize, for instance, a game of bridge, please make use of the comments on MeetUp.

See you soon!

Ann Marie

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Speaker:

May 17th, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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Speaker:

June 07th, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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Game Night - Get to know others, have fun, benefit HSGP.

Fundraiser: Game Night Fundraiser

June 13th, 2015 6:30 pm - Saturday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa

Join our Game Nights to play board and card games like Dominoes/Mexican Train, Bridge, Catchphrase, Taboo, Apples to Apples, Guesstures as well as any other game you bring along.

Please feel welcome to BYOB as well as any snacks you would like to enjoy as you are playing.

Consider RSVPing on Meet Up so we can see who is coming - also consider bringing a $5 donation to help us fund our wonderful community center!

If you have questions or want to organize, for instance, a game of bridge, please make use of the comments on MeetUp.

See you soon!

Ann Marie

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Speaker: World Humanist Day

June 21st, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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Game Night - Get to know others, have fun, benefit HSGP.

Fundraiser: Game Night Fundraiser

July 11th, 2015 6:30 pm - Saturday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa

Join our Game Nights to play board and card games like Dominoes/Mexican Train, Bridge, Catchphrase, Taboo, Apples to Apples, Guesstures as well as any other game you bring along.

Please feel welcome to BYOB as well as any snacks you would like to enjoy as you are playing.

Consider RSVPing on Meet Up so we can see who is coming - also consider bringing a $5 donation to help us fund our wonderful community center!

If you have questions or want to organize, for instance, a game of bridge, please make use of the comments on MeetUp.

See you soon!

Ann Marie

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Speaker:

July 12th, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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Speaker:

July 26th, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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Game Night - Get to know others, have fun, benefit HSGP.

Fundraiser: Game Night Fundraiser

August 08th, 2015 6:30 pm - Saturday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa

Join our Game Nights to play board and card games like Dominoes/Mexican Train, Bridge, Catchphrase, Taboo, Apples to Apples, Guesstures as well as any other game you bring along.

Please feel welcome to BYOB as well as any snacks you would like to enjoy as you are playing.

Consider RSVPing on Meet Up so we can see who is coming - also consider bringing a $5 donation to help us fund our wonderful community center!

If you have questions or want to organize, for instance, a game of bridge, please make use of the comments on MeetUp.

See you soon!

Ann Marie

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Speaker:

August 09th, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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Speaker:

August 23rd, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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Game Night - Get to know others, have fun, benefit HSGP.

Fundraiser: Game Night Fundraiser

September 12th, 2015 6:30 pm - Saturday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa

Join our Game Nights to play board and card games like Dominoes/Mexican Train, Bridge, Catchphrase, Taboo, Apples to Apples, Guesstures as well as any other game you bring along.

Please feel welcome to BYOB as well as any snacks you would like to enjoy as you are playing.

Consider RSVPing on Meet Up so we can see who is coming - also consider bringing a $5 donation to help us fund our wonderful community center!

If you have questions or want to organize, for instance, a game of bridge, please make use of the comments on MeetUp.

See you soon!

Ann Marie

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Speaker:

September 13th, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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Speaker:

September 27th, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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Game Night - Get to know others, have fun, benefit HSGP.

Fundraiser: Game Night Fundraiser

October 10th, 2015 6:30 pm - Saturday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa

Join our Game Nights to play board and card games like Dominoes/Mexican Train, Bridge, Catchphrase, Taboo, Apples to Apples, Guesstures as well as any other game you bring along.

Please feel welcome to BYOB as well as any snacks you would like to enjoy as you are playing.

Consider RSVPing on Meet Up so we can see who is coming - also consider bringing a $5 donation to help us fund our wonderful community center!

If you have questions or want to organize, for instance, a game of bridge, please make use of the comments on MeetUp.

See you soon!

Ann Marie

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Speaker:

October 11th, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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Speaker:

October 25th, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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Flying Spaghetti Monster Dinner

Event: Flying Spaghetti Monster Dinner

October 31st, 2015 6:00 pm - Saturday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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Speaker:

November 08th, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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Game Night - Get to know others, have fun, benefit HSGP.

Fundraiser: Game Night Fundraiser

November 14th, 2015 6:30 pm - Saturday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa

Join our Game Nights to play board and card games like Dominoes/Mexican Train, Bridge, Catchphrase, Taboo, Apples to Apples, Guesstures as well as any other game you bring along.

Please feel welcome to BYOB as well as any snacks you would like to enjoy as you are playing.

Consider RSVPing on Meet Up so we can see who is coming - also consider bringing a $5 donation to help us fund our wonderful community center!

If you have questions or want to organize, for instance, a game of bridge, please make use of the comments on MeetUp.

See you soon!

Ann Marie

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Speaker:

November 22nd, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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Speaker:

December 06th, 2015 10:00 am - Sunday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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Game Night - Get to know others, have fun, benefit HSGP.

Fundraiser: Game Night Fundraiser

December 12th, 2015 6:30 pm - Saturday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa

Join our Game Nights to play board and card games like Dominoes/Mexican Train, Bridge, Catchphrase, Taboo, Apples to Apples, Guesstures as well as any other game you bring along.

Please feel welcome to BYOB as well as any snacks you would like to enjoy as you are playing.

Consider RSVPing on Meet Up so we can see who is coming - also consider bringing a $5 donation to help us fund our wonderful community center!

If you have questions or want to organize, for instance, a game of bridge, please make use of the comments on MeetUp.

See you soon!

Ann Marie

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Event: Winter Solstice Celebration

December 19th, 2015 6:00 pm - Saturday


Location: Humanist Community Center, 627 W Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa



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