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Hostelling International will conduct a workshop for women interested in traveling alone.

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.



Tad McCrea will share his skills and experience in hiking and climbing this wilderness area shared by Chile and Argentina

When, where: 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Adventure 16 store, 11161 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles

Admission, info: Free. (310) 473-4574.


Field class

Naturalist Darrell Shade will lead an all-day class on a tour of desert wildflowers.

When, where: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Oasis Visitor Center, 74485 National Park Drive, Twentynine Palms.

Admission, info: $70. (760) 367-5535.

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