Experts offer tips on gear, clothing, nutrition and more for winter campers.
When, where: 7 p.m. Tuesday at REI stores in Manhattan Beach, 1800 Rosecrans Ave., Suite E, and Santa Monica, 402 Santa Monica Blvd.
Admission, info: Free. (310) 727-0728 for Manhattan Beach; (310) 458-4370 for Santa Monica.
Learn about the cultural and natural history of the area on a tour that includes inner Cabrillo Beach, salt marshes and tide pools.
When, where: Noon-2 p.m. Friday. Meet at the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium courtyard, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive, San Pedro.
Admission, info: Free. (310) 548-7562.