A safari to Africa will highlight a program by North Face Adventures of Costa Mesa at 8 p.m. on Thursday at North Face store in Crystal Court, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa. Admission is free. For more information, call (714) 556-7733.
The road to Morocco, from Casablanca to the Sahara Desert, will be the subject of a lecture and photographic exhibit at 1 p.m. on Thursday at Roxbury Center, Roxbury Memorial Park, 471 S. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills. Admission is free. For more information, call (213) 550-4761.
Travel in Imperial China will be the subject of a lecture by Richard Strasberg, associate professor of Chinese at UCLA, at a meeting of the Asia Society from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday at the Arco Plaza, 505 S. Flower St., Level C. Admission is free. For reservations, call (213) 624-0945.
Castles and chateaux of France will be the subject of a four-part lecture series presented by the Rancho Palos Verdes Department of Recreation and Parks from 7 to 9 p.m. on consecutive Thursdays beginning March 3 at Fred Hesse Community Park, 29301 Hawthorne Blvd., Rancho Palos Verdes. Series cost is $17. For advance registration and more information, call (213) 541-8114 or (213) 541-4566.