ARGENTINA AND CHILE
Wayne Bernhardson will discuss the capital cities of Buenos Aires and Santiago, the gateway cities to Patagonia, and will offer a visual tour of the Chilean and Argentine lakes district, Argentina's wildlife-rich coastline, Chile's forested fjords and Tierra del Fuego.
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.
Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.
Mort Loveman will present "Journey to Asia — Borneo, Toraja and Bali."
When, where: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Roxbury Park Community Center, 471 S. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills.
Admission, info: $1 for Beverly Hills residents; $2 for others. (310) 285-6840.
William D. Chalmers will discuss his new book, "On the Origin of the Species Homo Touristicus," and the state of authentic travel in the age of reality TV.
When, where: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Traveler's Bookcase, 8375 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles.
Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (323) 655-0575.
Learn what to do to keep yourself safe if you cross paths with Southern California wildlife. Long Beach recreation department Safety Officer David Sterling will discuss animals and local wildlife trends.
When, where: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the REI store in Huntington Beach, 7777 Edinger Ave.
Admission, info: Free. (714) 379-1938.
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