San Diego to host a variety of community and cultural events this week

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Looking to get out into the community this week?

From an unveiling of a multimedia installation to a movie screening, there's plenty to do when it comes to community and cultural events coming up in San Diego this week. Read on for a rundown.

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'[A] Portrait of People in Motion' – Opening Reception

From the event description:

Join us for a special evening for the opening of "[A] Portrait of People in Motion," a new multimedia installation by New Americans Museum artist-in-residence Kerianne Quick.

When: Friday, Aug. 23, 5-8 p.m.
Where: New Americans Museum, 2825 Dewey Road, #102
Price: Free
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Fall Into Arts Film Series: 'Moana'

From the event description:

Jacobs Presents brings you "Fall Into Arts: Film Series" — a series of free and family-friendly movie nights. We will be showing "Moana." However, you'll want to come early: The "Moana" cast of six San Diego Junior Theatre artists will perform some of the greatest hits.

When: Friday, Aug. 23, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Joe and Vi Jacobs Center, Market Creek Plaza Amphitheater, 404 Euclid Ave.
Price: Free
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Be About It

From the event description:

The entire community is welcome at this event hosted by local poet and artist Gill Sotu for entertainment, food and a showcase of San Diego groups making a difference in the community. Ten entertainers will perform a short set of their own dynamic work plus a custom piece that pays tribute to the focus of each organization.

When: Sunday, Aug. 25, 3-6 p.m.
Where: Arts Park @ Chollas Creek, 5010 Market St.
Price: Free
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Parking in San Diego can be tough, especially during popular events. To find free or cheap parking and to book parking in advance, see this map of San Diego parking from SpotAngels. And to get there by public transportation, check the MTS website for nearby stations and schedules.

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