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January 03, 1988|NORMAN DASH

A documentary film on the social and economic changes that have occurred since the death of Mao Tse-tung in the Chinese village of Zengbu will be presented by the Asia Society from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the Arco Plaza, 505 S. Flower St., Level C. Free admission. For reservations, call (213) 624-0945.

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Inexpensive touring of Australia, New Zealand, South Pacific and Asia will be discussed by American Youth Hostels at 1 p.m. on Saturday at Los Angeles International Hostel, 3601 S. Gaffey St., San Pedro. Cost is $3. For more information, call (213) 831-8846.

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A pictorial lecture by E. Ross Harrington on Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii will be presented by South Bay Adult School on three Tuesday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. beginning Jan. 12 in Room 106, Redondo Union High School, 631 Vincent Park, Redondo Beach. Cost is $9 for the three lectures. For more information call Harrington at (213) 542-4537 or the school district at (213) 379-5421.

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Around France by Car will be the subject of a four-part lecture series sponsored by South Bay Adult School beginning Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. in Room 104, Redondo Union High School, 631 Vincent Park, Redondo Beach. Cost is $12 for the four Wednesday lectures. For information call (213) 372-1213.

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The Bon Voyage Travel Club will present What's New in Cruising at 7:45 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Community Room, 9696 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. Admission is $5. For details call (213) 472-5726.

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Ed and Ellen Zacko will present the eight-year Voyage of Entr'acte, including the Mediterranean, French canals and the Caribbean, in the first of a four-part Sailing Adventure Series beginning Jan. 15 at 8 p.m. at Orange Coast College's Robert B. Moore Theater, Fairview and Arlington streets, Costa Mesa. For information, call (714) 432-5527. The same program will be held Jan. 16 at 8 p.m. at Culver City's Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Culver Boulevard at Overland Avenue, Culver City. Admission for both is $7 in advance and $8 the night of the program.

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World Adventures in Travel will sponsor a show, including slide-tours of 11 destinations from Africa to Scandinavia, at 2:30 p.m. on Jan. 17 in the Continental Room, Pasadena Hilton Hotel, 150 S. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena. Admission free. Details: (800) 533-2788.

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Touring Europe by Motorhome will be the subject of a lecture sponsored by Maps to Anywhere Travel Bookstore at 2 p.m. on Jan. 17 at the store, 1514 N. Hillhurst Ave., Hollywood. Cost is $5. For reservations call (213) 660-2101.

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"Copper Canyon, Mexico: Land of the Tarahumara Indians" will be the topic of an armchair lecture tour sponsored by UCLA Extension on Jan. 23 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Room 3400, Boelter Hall, UCLA. Cost is $40 (non-credit), $20 (student non-credit) and $85 (credit) and $45 (student credit). For details contact the Division of Science, (213) 825-7093.

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Fly-fishing opportunities in Alaska will be presented on slides between 3 and 6 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Fishermen's Spot, 14423 Burbank Blvd., Van Nuys. Free admission. Details: (818) 785-7306.

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Britain by the Book will be the first of Ticket to Travel slide-talks presented by the Fullerton Public Library from 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Hunt Branch Library, 201 S. Basque Ave. Admission free. For information call (714) 871-9451.

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A seminar on How to Travel Independently and Successfully will be presented by the Maps to Anywhere Travel Bookstore at 2 p.m. Jan. 24 at the bookstore, 1514 N. Hillhurst Ave., Hollywood. Cost is $5. For reservations call (213) 660-2101.

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