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Travel presentations and programs: March 3-8


Slide show

Dave Garfinkle will show slides of his recent trip to Jordan, the seven United Arab Emirates and Oman.

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

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


Patrick Mitchell will discuss his new book "Santa Ana Mountains History, Habitat and Hikes: On the Slopes of Old Saddleback and Beyond."

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

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



Hostelling International will conduct a workshop for women interested in traveling alone.

When, where: 7 p.m. Thursday at the REI store in Arcadia, 214 N. Santa Anita Ave.

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



This all-day photo shoot begins with a session at Keys Ranch and continues with the desert landscape.

When, where: 6:30 a.m. Saturday at the Joshua Tree Visitor Center.

Admission, info: $60. RSVP to (760) 367-5535.

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