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October 04, 1987|NORMAN DASH

An eight-session travel writing and marketing course will be offered by the University of California, Irvine, beginning Wednesday at 7 p.m. The fee is $110. For enrollment or information, call UCI Extension at (714) 856-5414.

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"Careers in the '80s: Options in Travel" will be presented by UCLA Extension on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon in Room 205, Moore Hall, UCLA. The cost is $40 per person. For details, call UCLA Extension at (213) 206-1955.

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A slide show and discussion on the "Best of New Zealand" will be held by the Bon Voyage Travel Club at 7:45 p.m. on Oct. 16 at the Community Room, 9696 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. The cost is $5 per person. For additional information, call (213) 472-5726.

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An Indian summer wine tasting and country auction of horse-drawn farm equipment and other country antiques will be presented by the Foundation for Field Research on Oct. 17 from noon to 5 p.m. at Sky Mesa Ranch, 787 S. Grade Road, Alpine, Calif. The cost is $10. For additional information and reservations, call the foundation at (619) 445-9264.

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"Taking the Trouble Out of Travel" will be the subject of a one-day seminar sponsored by Cal State Los Angeles from 9 a.m. to noon on Oct. 17 at the university, 5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles 90032. The cost is $40. For information and registration, call (213) 224-3504.

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A class and workshop on how to open a bed-and-breakfast inn will be offered by the Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers Guild of Santa Barbara, Oct. 19-21 at the Guild, 1333 Bath St., Santa Barbara, Calif. 93101. The cost for the the three days is $375 single or $600 for two persons. Phone Pat Hardy or Jo Ann Bell at (805) 965-0707.

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A series of free slide presentations on travel off the beaten path will be offered by Personalized Travel on Wednesdays beginning with an "Artists' Retreat: Umbria, Italy" at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 21 at 3803 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. "The Italian Countryside in the Spring" will be discussed Oct. 28 and "Holland/Belgium, Off the Beaten Track" on Nov. 11. Phone (818) 840-8047 for reservations.

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A seminar on "Britain and Ireland on Your Own" will be held by Rancho Santiago College from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 24 at the college, 17th and Bristol streets, Room W-101, Santa Ana. The cost is $15 per person or $25 a couple. For information, call Ronalyn Choco at (714) 836-0458.

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"Growth Opportunities in a Changing Marketplace" will be the theme of the 13th annual Travel Outlook Forum on Oct. 27 at the Nugget in Reno. The forum, sponsored by the U.S. Travel Data Center, an affiliate of the Travel Industry Assn. of America, and the Travel and Tourism Research Assn., will be held in conjunction with TIA's national conference Oct. 28-29. For additional information or registration, contact Ida Simmons, U.S. Travel Data Center, 2 Lafayette Centre, 1133 21st St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036, or phone (202) 293-1040.

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A seminar on how to start and operate a bed-and-breakfast inn will be held by Saddleback College and the Assn. of American Historic Inns from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 31 at the college, Room D2, 28000 Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo. Fee is $70. For information and registration, call the college's community services office at (714) 582-4646.

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"Dancing in the Streets--Holland Spring '87," a free slide show and lecture, will be presented by the Venice branch library at 1 p.m. on Nov. 7 at at the library, 610 California Ave. For additional information, call (213) 821-1769.

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