The California Bucket List: Your daily guide to the best adventures and experiences in the Golden State

James Dorsey to talk about his travels among vanishing cultures



Explorer and author James Michael Dorsey will share photos and speak about his travels among vanishing cultures.

When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.

Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.



An expert will discuss all you need to know to complete a multiday trans-Sierra backpacking trek to Mt. Whitney.

When, where: 7 p.m. Monday at the REI store in Tustin, 2962 El Camino Real

Admission, info: Free. (714) 505-0205.



Sharon Lee will discuss the positive and negative aspects of traveling alone or with a group.

When, where: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at New India's Oven, 13444 Maxella Ave., Marina del Rey.

Admission, info: $21 (includes buffet lunch and program). Hosted by the Network for Travel Club. RSVP to Odette Ricasa at (323) 578-3601.


Tide pool walk

Watch a slide show followed by a staff-led walk to the nearby Point Fermin tide pools.

When, where: 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30-4 p.m. Jan. 24.

Admission, info: Free. (310) 548-7562, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive, San Pedro.

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