Every Wednesday evening in August, property management and development firm NewMark Merrill Companies, in association with the San Diego Asian Film Foundation, will host a free movie night at Piazza Carmel Shopping Center in the Carmel Valley neighborhood of San Diego. Festivities will begin at 7 p.m. and the movie will begin at 8 p.m.
The films showing during the second annual Piazza Carmel movie nights include:
• Aug. 3: “Hook” with special guest Dante Basco (Rufio), who will sign autographs and be available for photographs.
• Aug. 10: “E.T.”
• Aug. 17: “Karate Kid”
• Aug. 24: “Toy Story 3”
• Aug. 31: “The Goonies”
The movie nights will also feature a free kids’ craft, as well as a face painter, balloon artist and magician. In addition, Piazza Carmel merchants will offer coupons, raffles and giveaways. More information can be found at
On Tuesday, Sept. 13, NewMark Merrill Companies will host Taste of Piazza, where patrons can sample dishes from the various food merchants at Piazza Carmel. Taste of Piazza will also include various crafts and entertainment for kids. Tickets are $8 for a book of five tickets, good for five food samples. All proceeds go to the Carmel Valley Library.