An REI expert will discuss climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro and the Marangu Route.
When, where: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the REI store in Arcadia, 214 N. Santa Anita Ave.; Wednesday at the Rancho Cucamonga store, 12218 Foothill Blvd.; and Thursday at the Santa Monica store, 402 Santa Monica Blvd.
Admission, info: Free. (626) 447-1062 for Arcadia; (909) 646-8360 for Rancho Cucamonga; and (310) 458-4370 for Santa Monica.
Learn tips, logistics, route planning and more to prepare for through-hiking the John Muir Trail.
When, where: 7 p.m. Friday at the Adventure 16 store, 11161 W. Pico Blvd., L.A.
Admission, info: Free. (310) 473-4574.
Frank McKown will discuss a classic tour of Japan, including Tokyo, Nikko, Mt. Fuji, Nara and Kyoto.
When, where: Noon Saturday, May 30, at Gitana Restaurant, 260 E. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank.
Admission, info: $21 for lunch and program. Hosted by the Network for Travel Club. RSVP to Odette Ricasa at (323) 578-3601.