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Films & Events: After seeing Australia in pictures, you'll want to go too



Aussie travel specialist Paula Harness will show pictures of the land Down Under.

When, where: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Total Wine & More, 8201 Day Creek Blvd., Rancho Cucamonga.

Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (800) 388-7477



Hostelling International will conduct a workshop on how to travel safely and inexpensively throughout Central America, including finding places to stay and using public transportation.

When, where: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the REI store in Huntington Beach, 7777 Edinger Ave.

Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (310) 393-9913, Ext. 3104



Retired Joshua Tree National Park ranger Joe Zarki will discuss his recent book, "Image of America — Joshua Tree National Park."

When, where: 7 p.m. Friday at Black Rock Visitor Center, 9800 Black Rock Canyon, Yucca Valley.

Admission, info: Free. (760) 367-5535,


Slide show

Hiker Elaine Pike, author of "Footsteps of Gopal," will retrace her trek over three of the world's highest mountain passes.

When, where: 7 p.m. Friday at the Adventure 16 store, 11161 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles

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

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