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Travel films & events: Presentation on sites used in Japanese monster movies

Plus, camping basics; European rail travel; a Kenyan safari film; and a presentation on old Shanghai.

June 16, 2013

JAPAN

Slide show

Armand Vaquer, author of "The Monster Movie Fan's Guide to Japan," will give a presentation on visiting landmarks and locations used in Japanese monster movies.

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

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

CAMPING

Workshop

Experts will cover the basics of camping with your family, including how to be comfortable, what gear and equipment to pack, and what fun activities to do.

When, where: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the REI store in Tustin, 2962 El Camino Real, and Thursday at the Huntington Beach store, 7777 Edinger Ave.

Admission, info: Free. (714) 505-0205 for Tustin; (714) 379-1938 for Huntington Beach.

EUROPE

Workshop

Veteran travelers will offer tips on traveling Europe by rail, including types of Eurail passes and classes of service.

When, where: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Hostelling International Travel Store, 1434 2nd St., Santa Monica.

Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (310) 393-6263.

KENYA

Presentation

Barbara Douglas will present the movie she made from videos taken during a safari in Kenya in 2010. Included are scenes in Meru and Lake Nakuru national parks and the seldom-visited Kakamega Forest.

When, where: Noon Saturday at Truxton's American Bistro, 8611 Truxton Ave., Westchester.

Admission, info: $19.50. RSVP to (323) 578-3601. Sponsored by the Network for Travel Club.

CHINA

Presentation

Dennis George Crow will discuss and show images from his new book, "Old Shanghai's Bund: Rare Images From the 19th Century."

When, where: 2 p.m. June 23, Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena.

Admission, info: Free with $10 admission, $7 for seniors and students. RSVP to (626) 449-2742, Ext. 20.

Please email announcements at least three weeks before the event to travel@latimes.com.

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