Mountaineer Sara Safari was climbing an ice wall on Mt. Everest when the Nepal earthquake devastated the region. She survived and will tell her story as well as discuss her work with the Empower Nepali Girls Foundation.
When, where: 7 p.m. Thursday at the REI store in Arcadia, 214 N. Santa Anita Ave.
Admission, info: Free. (626) 447-1062
Bryan Brown will discuss his solo kayak adventure on the MacKenzie River, a 2,100-mile excursion from the river's source in British Columbia to its mouth in the Beaufort Sea in the Northwest Territories.