South America, including the Galapagos Islands, Panama and the San Blas Islands, will be the subject of travel photographer Mort Loveman from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Roxbury Recreation Center, Roxbury Memorial Park, 471 S. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills. Admission free. For information call (213) 550-4761.
Craig Coleman, executive director of the Korea Society, will discuss the social, economic and political developments of South Korea's last 40 years and will give details of the Olympic Games at a meeting of the society from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday on Level C, Arco Plaza, 505 S. Flower St. Admission free. For reservations call (213) 624-0945.
A slide-lecture on "Faces and Places of China" will be featured by the Bon Voyage Travel Club at 7:45 p.m. Friday in the Community Room, 9696 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. Admission $5 per person. For information and reservations call (213) 472-5726.