Susan Hickman, Distant Lands' travel agent and rail specialist, will discuss exploring Europe by train and what's new for 2015.
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.
Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.
Veteran travelers will offer tips for women interested in traveling alone to various destinations.
When, where: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the REI store in Santa Monica, 402 Santa Monica Blvd.
Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (310) 393-9913.
The SoCalSnow Avalanche Adventure Center will discuss avalanche awareness and safety.
When, where: 7 p.m. Thursday at the Adventure 16 store in Tarzana, 5425 Reseda Blvd., and 7 p.m. Friday at the Adventure 16 store, 11161 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles.
Admission, info: Free. (818) 345-4266 for Tarzana; (310) 473-4574 for Los Angeles.