Photographer Warner LeMenager will look at Sicily's capital city, Palermo, and nearby Monreale, with its magnificent cathedral and cloister.
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.
Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.
PACIFIC COAST TRAIL
Shian Sung will offer tips for gear and planning and present a slide show on his five-month hike from the Mexican border to the Canadian border, a distance of 2,650 miles.
When, where: 7 p.m. Thursday at the Adventure 16 store in Tarzana, 5425 Reseda Blvd., and Friday at the Adventure 16 store in Los Angeles, 11161 W. Pico Blvd.
Admission, info: Free. (818) 345-4266 for Tarzana, (310) 473-4574 for Los Angeles
Experts will discuss the logistics, best travel months, dangers and training tips for a successful journey to the bottom of the Grand Canyon.
When, where: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the REI store in Manhattan Beach, 1800 Rosecrans Ave., Suite E.
Admission, info: Free. (310) 727-0728
This two-day hands-on workshop will teach participants how to photograph the night sky.
When, where: 1:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 21. Oasis Visitor Center.
Admission, info: $110. (760) 367-5535. Students must provide their own equipment.
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