Angel Castellanos will look at traveling with today's electronic devices.
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.
Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.
Jared Vagy will share his experience climbing the Nose of El Capitan and other big walls in Yosemite. The presentation will include an introduction to styles of climbing, a review of equipment and a slide show of the climb.
When, where: 7 p.m. Thursday at the REI store in Santa Monica, 402 Santa Monica Blvd.
Admission, info: Free. (310) 458-4370.
Students will learn to recognize and identify common flowering plants in Joshua Tree National Park. Classroom instruction Friday evening is followed by two days in the park studying plants.
When, where: Friday through next Sunday, Hi-Desert Nature Museum, Yucca Valley.
Admission, info: $135. (760) 367-5535.
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