Mountaineer Carl Werts will present a slide show on Nepal. He will be joined by Lydia Dean, founder of GoPhilanthropic, who will speak about being in Nepal during the recent earthquake.
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.
Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.¿
Learn the parts of a compass, how to read a topographic map and how to use them in tandem.
When, where: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at REI stores in Northridge, 18605 Devonshire St., and Santa Monica, 402 Santa Monica Blvd.
Admission, info: $50. (818) 831-5555 for Northridge; (310) 458-4370 for Santa Monica.