L.A. Times Travel & Adventure Show
More than 500 exhibitors plus speakers Rick Steves, Arthur and Pauline Frommer and Huell Howser. The event also includes trip giveaways, entertainment and information on destinations, attractions, products and services.
When, where: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the L.A. Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa St.
Admission, info:$10 ($8 if purchased online). www.latimes.com/travelshow.
Mort Loveman on "Venezuela: Exploring the State of Amazonas and the Orinoco River."
When, where:1 p.m. Wednesday at Roxbury Park Community Center, 471 S. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills.
Admission, info:Free. (310) 550-4761.
An introduction to climbing, geared to women, plus lessons on the in-store pinnacle.
When, where:6 p.m. Thursday at the REI store in Arcadia, 214 N. Santa Anita Ave. Admission, info:Free; gear rental included. (626) 447-1062.
Dave Garfinkle will show slides of his recent trip to regions around the Black Sea, including Ukraine and the Caucasus.
When, where:Noon Saturday at El Coyote restaurant, 7312 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles.
Admission, info:$18.50 for lunch and program. Hosted by the Network for Travel Club. RSVP to (323) 578-3601.
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