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The Italian language, Yosemite's Half Dome, Mt. Everest and Joshua Tree are featured presentations.

April 28, 2012

LANGUAGES

Presentation

Join a native-speaking Italian instructor for an introduction to the language.

When, where: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.

Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.

YOSEMITE

Presentation

Experts will offer tips on preparing to hike Half Dome, including physical conditioning, permits and alternate routes.

When, where: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the REI store in Rancho Cucamonga, 12218 Foothill Blvd.

Admission, info: Free. (909) 646-8360.

MT. EVEREST

Presentation

Cindy Abbott will discuss her book "Reaching Beyond the Clouds," about her journey to the summit of Mt. Everest while battling a rare disease.

When, where: 5 p.m. Saturday at Adventure 16, 11161 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles.

Admission, info: Free. (310) 473-4574.

JOSHUA TREE

Poetry workshop

A morning hike with a park naturalist will be followed by an instructor-led afternoon session writing poetry based on participants' desert experiences.

When, where: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Joshua Tree Visitor Center.

Admission, info: $60. (760) 367-5535.

Please email announcements at least three weeks in advance of the event date to travel@latimes.com.

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