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May 15, 1988|NORMAN DASH

Tahiti and New Zealand will be the subject of travel lecturer and photographer Mort Loveman from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday at Roxbury Recreation Center, Roxbury Memorial Park, 471 S. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills. Admission free. For more information, call (213) 550-4761.

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Innovative Travel will present films on cruising to the Caribbean and the Mediterranean Sea and Alaska, Tahiti and Greece by Exploration and Sun Line Cruises at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Park Newport Clubhouse, San Joaquin Hills and Jamboree roads, Newport Beach. Admission free. For more information, call (714) 720-0449.

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"Wonders of the Himalayas: India, Napal and Tibet" will be the subject of a slide-lecture by the Bon Voyagers Travel Club at 7:45 p.m. on Friday in the Community Room, 9696 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. Admission $5. For more information, call (213) 472-5726.

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Traveling Europe on a budget will be discussed at a seminar sponsored by American Youth Hostels at the AYH Travel Center, 335 West 7th St., San Pedro. The AYH also will conduct a bicycle touring workshop at Los Angeles International Hostel, 3601 S. Gaffey St., San Pedro. Both events start at 1 p.m. and take place on Saturday. A $3 donation is requested. For more information, call (213) 831-8846.

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The Run Abouts Travel Club for women will hold a get-acquainted luncheon on Saturday at the Holiday Inn, 10740 Wilshire Blvd., Westwood, and next Sunday at Griswold's Hotel, 1500 S. Raymond Ave., Fullerton. Admission at the Holiday Inn is $18, at Griswold's Hotel $15. Reservations a must. Call (213) 681-3511 or (818) 445-5524.

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"Three Islands: Crete, Capri and the Canaries" will be the subject of a slide-lecture sponsored by Maps to Anywhere Travel Bookstore at 2 p.m. next Sunday at the store, 1514 N. Hillhurst Ave., Hollywood. Admission $5. For more information and reservations, call (213) 660-2101. "Travel Thailand on Your Own" will be a seminar by the bookstore at 2 p.m. on May 29. Admission $5. Call for reservations.

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The Golden Hinde, a replica of the 16th-Century English warship commanded by Sir Francis Drake, will be open 9 a.m. to sunset from Thursday to May 30 at the foot of 6th Street, San Pedro. The galleon was built in England in 1973 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Drake's historic voyage around the world. A guided tour costs $4 adults, $2 children. Self tour is $3 adults, $1.50 children. For more information, call (213) 822-7090.

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Toronto-based Wardair Canada is flying five weekly nonstop flights between Los Angeles and Toronto on its new A-310 Airbus aircraft. Departures are during the evening weekdays and midday on Saturdays. For more information and reservations, call (800) 237-0314.

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The Marina del Rey In-the-Water Boat Show sponsored by the Marina del Rey Chamber of Commerce and the Duncan McIntosh Co. will be held June 8 to 12 at the Burton Chace Park docks. Hours are weekdays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission $5 for adults and $2 for youths 6 to 12. Children under six free. For more information, call (714) 673-9360.

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