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Author Ellen Eastwood discusses 'The Trail Hound's Handbook,' and a field class is offered at Joshua Tree.

September 30, 2012



Author Ellen Eastwood will discuss "The Trail Hound's Handbook," which reinvents the hiking guidebook as a pet-focused, outdoor activity guide for children and families.

When, where: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the REI store in Northridge, 18605 Devonshire St., and 7 p.m. Thursday at the REI store in Arcadia, 214 N. Santa Anita Ave.

Admission, info: Free. (818) 831-5555 for Northridge, (626) 447-5408 for Arcadia.


Field class

For ages 8 to 13 (and parents or guardians), this half-day class focuses on learning how to read a compass and maps using real-life exercises.

When, where: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Joshua Tree Visitor Center, 6554 Park Blvd., Joshua Tree.

Admission, info: $35, (760) 367-5535

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