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Here's what to do in San Diego this week

Here's what to do in San Diego this week
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By Hoodline - Published on September 16, 2019.

Looking to mix things up this week? From a celebration of traditional Chinese art to a Carnival-themed fundraiser to fight cancer and more, here are options to help you get out and about.

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Fourth Annual College & Career Pathways Summit

From the event description:

This session is for education, business and nonprofit leaders in our region wanting to explore ways of delivering college and career readiness to our students. 

When: Tuesday, Sept. 17, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: National University Spectrum Center, 9388 Lightwave Ave.
Admission: $25

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Continuity and Innovation in Traditional Chinese Painting

From the event description:

As part of Chinese Art Week, four prominent artists from China and Taiwan will share their artistic journeys, followed by a live demonstration of creating Chinese paintings. UC San Diego art historian and professor Kuiyi Shen will provide short commentaries and moderate a discussion. 

When: Tuesday, Sept. 17, 4-5:30 p.m.
Where: Faculty Club Atkinson Pavilion, UC San Diego
Admission: Free

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The BAG Networking Presents Carnival Against Cancer

From the event description:

Please join us for a great night of Brazilian carnival, samba, capoeira, magic and music in our fight against this awful disease. Unfortunately, we have all been touched by the pain of cancer, but together we can all help heal. Proceeds from the this event will benefit the new Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center, a comprehensive and clinically integrated facility in San Diego that will provide adult cancer patients greater access to the most advanced oncology care available, throughout Southern California. 

When: Tuesday, Sept. 17, 6-10 p.m.
Where: La Valencia Hotel, 1132 Prospect St.
Admission: Free (donation); $35 (single ticket). More ticket options available.

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Housing Matters: Community Conversations

From the event description:

Please join us as we discuss the facts about supportive housing in your neighborhood and the impact on those with mental illness and addiction. We will explore the stigma associated with supportive-housing facilities within communities while separating fact from fiction, uncovering the real impact that supportive housing has on everyone within our community. 

When: Thursday, Sept. 19, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
Where: Mission Valley Library, 2123 Fenton Parkway
Admission: Free

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Rocking Out to 40 Years of Diplomacy !

From the event description:

In honor of the San Diego Diplamacy Council's 40th birthday, we have jettisoned the typical, annual fundraising dinner. Instead, we are throwing a "radical" 1980s themed birthday party. Come dressed in your raddest attire and ready to dance the night away to our binational region’s legendary '80s tribute band, "Rock of Ages." All proceeds from the event will provide essential support to our programs and initiatives. Your admission includes two drinks and  tacos and gorditas.

When: Thursday, Sept. 19, 7-1 p.m.
Where: 4612 Park Blvd, 4612 Park Blvd.
Admission: $40 (SDDC members); $50 (general admission)

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The Old Globe/Univesity of San Diego Shiley Graduate Acting Program: Showcase 2019

From the event description:

Introducing the supremely talented class of 2019!  

When: Thursday, Sept. 19, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: 5998 Alcala Park, Studio Theatre
Admission: 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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