In this introductory class, a Berlitz instructor will teach you how to greet an acquaintance and order a meal in Italian.
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.
Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.
Hosteling International will conduct a workshop offering tips for women interested in traveling alone.
When, where: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Santa Monica REI store, 402 Santa Monica Blvd.
Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (310) 393-9913.
Travel photographer and guide Ralph Velasco will present images from Iceland, including its capital, Reykjavik, and the otherworldly southern coast.
When, where: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the REI store in Manhattan Beach, 1800 Rosecrans Ave., Suite E.
Admission, info: Free. (310) 727-0728
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