"Living and Teaching in China" will be the topic of Eleanor and Sam Phillips at the Wednesday meeting of the U.S.-China Peoples Friendship Assn., Westside-Los Angeles chapter, 7:30 p.m. at Mercury Savings & Loan, 10435 Santa Monica Blvd. Admission is free.
"Europe Night" will be hosted by Four Corners Travel Center Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Beverly Hillcrest Hotel, 1224 S. Beverwil Drive. Admission is free. Reservations are requested: (213) 836-3241. Among presenters will be TWA Airlines and TWA Getaway Europe programs, Horizon Cruises, Tours of Britain, French National Railroads and the Greek and Irish National Tourist Boards.
A cruise show will mark University Travel Agency's 23rd year in the travel business Thursday at Griswold's Hotel, 1500 S. Raymond Ave., Fullerton. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free but reservations are required: (714) 871-1244, Ext. 21. Representatives from Sitmar Cruises, Holland America Cruises and Princess Cruises will present films.
The U.S.-Japan Cross Culture Center will offer a workshop for persons interested in living or traveling in Japan, Saturday from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at 244 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles. Donation of $5 per person or $8 per couple includes handouts, maps and a copy of the Tokyo Journal. Details: (213) 617-2039.
"Exploring Ghost Towns," a series of travelogues, will be presented by Julius Jacyna in April at Hesse Community Park, 29301 Hawthorne Blvd., Rancho Palos Verdes. The series is offered Wednesdays--April 1, 8, 22 and 29, at 7 p.m. The cost is $16. Call (213) 541-8114 for information.