A slide show and lecture on kayaking in Hawaii and the South Pacific will be presented by Adventure Kayaking International of Honolulu at 7:30 p.m. on Monday at Long Beach Water Sports, 730 East 4th St., Long Beach. Admission free. For more information, call (213) 432-0187.
A Jewish cultural tour of Russia will be previewed by Calig World Travel of Woodland Hills at 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Congregation Beth Kodesh, 7401 Shoup Ave., West Hills. Admission free. For more information, call (818) 703-0100 or (213) 873-1871.
The islands of Tahiti and the Kiwis of New Zealand will be discussed in a lecture by travel photographer Mort Loveman from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday in Roxbury Recreation Center, Roxbury Memorial Park, 471 S. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills. Admission free. For more information, call (213) 550-4761.
The seminar "Budget Travel Australia/New Zealand" will be held by American Youth Hostels, Los Angeles Council, at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the AYH Travel Center, 335 West 7th St., San Pedro. A $3 donation is requested. For more information, call (213) 831-8846 Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 5 p.m.