Past Meetup

Trek Nation: A Night with Rod Roddenberry!

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MoPA-Museum of Photograpic Arts- Balboa Park

1649 El Prado · San Diego, CA

How to find us

Wander this excellent museum between 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm, then go to the theater to be seated.

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IMPORTANT REMINDER: You must purchase your tickets ahead of time (via the link below). No ticket sales at the venue.

No food or drink allowed in the theater.

NOTE: RSVPing here DOES NOT gain you admittance. You must follow the provided link and purchase a (very affordable $8.24) ticket for this Comic-Con week event: Get Tix Here! (

Our friend and fellow Power Scuba member, Rod, made a fantastic film about his search to discover the man his father (Star Trek creator, Gene Roddenberry) was as well as his Dad's impact on popular culture and various notable people (who's names you will easily recognize). Join us for a fun, memorable evening as Rod shares not only his well-received film, Trek Nation, but also his new short, Instant.

Get tickets here: Trek Nation Tickets (


5:00 pm - Ticket holders may enter the museum and walk around.

6:00 pm - Attendees may be seated in the museum theater (No assigned seats).

6:30 pm - Presentation with Rod Roddenberry on-stage.

7:00 pm - Film Viewing: Trek Nation and Instant.

9:00 pm - Audience Q&A with Rod Roddenberry and Raffle Announcement

9:30 pm - End event.

REMEMBER: RSVPing here DOES NOT gain you admittance. You must follow the provided link and purchase a (very affordable) ticket for this Comic-Con week event: Get Tix Here! (

"Instant" synopsis: Instant: After a desperate criminal takes a bar hostage, six victims work to survive only to reveal that one of them is keeping a secret that could change everything in an instant.


1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

MOPA is located in beautiful Balboa Park in the Casa de Balboa building, along with the Model Railroad Museum and the San Diego History Center.

Parking lots are available along Space Theater Way and street parking is available along Park Blvd. Since parking may be difficult during peak times or during events, additional parking lots are located throughout Balboa Park. Download a Balboa Park map ( to locate other parking areas.

Public Transportation Metropolitan Transit System buses 3, 7, 120, and Rapid 215 serve stops on the east and west side of the Park. MTS routes to Balboa Park connect with MTS Trolley Lines and many other MTS Bus and Rapid Routes. In downtown San Diego, Rapid 215 is an easy connection from Amtrak and COASTER trains at the Santa Fe Depot and the Cruise Ship Terminal.

Click here ( for routes and schedules.