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Films and events: Workshop on avalanche safety

Plus, a slide show on Mongolia.

January 04, 2014|Los Angeles Times



Experts will offer tips on how to access local avalanche bulletins and weather reports, recognize basic signs of avalanche danger and learn simple ways to help avoid it.

When, where: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the REI store in Northridge, 18605 Devonshire St.; and 7 p.m. Thursday at the Tustin store, 2962 El Camino Real.

Admission, info: Free. (818) 831-5555 for Northridge; (714) 505-0205 for Tustin.



Tom Getz will present a digital slide show featuring Ulan Bator, Mongolia's capital, the steppes and the Gobi Desert.

When, where: Noon Jan. 12 at El Floridita Restaurant, 1253 N. Vine St., No. 3, Hollywood.

Admission, info: $22 for lunch and program. RSVP to Odette Ricasa at (323) 578-3601.

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