Pierre Odier will present a slide show and lecture on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.
Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.
Experts will discuss the natural flora, fauna and geology of Zion National Park as well as its recreational opportunities and attractions.
When, where: 7 p.m. Thursday at the REI store in Tustin, 2962 El Camino Real
Admission, info: Free. (714) 505-0205
Adventure 16 presents the Banff Mountain Film Festival featuring action, travel and adventure films.
When, where: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Lincoln Middle School, 1501 California Ave., Santa Monica
Admission, info: $18. For tickets, go to www.lat.ms/1oxYndd
Explore the tortoise preserve at Copper Mountain College and learn about the ecology and current threats to the species.
When, where: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Copper Mountain College, Joshua Tree
Admission, info: $70. (760) 367-5535.
The World Traveled presents Elisa Kotin, who will discuss visiting Antarctica, the Falkland Islands and South Georgia Island.
When, where: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 20 at Du-par's, 16120 Ventura Blvd., Encino
Admission, info: $5. Walk-ins OK or RSVP on Meetup Group page: www.meetup.com/TheWorldTraveled
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