Lecture-slide shows on “Mojave Landscapes” and “Travel Thailand on Your Own” will be presented today at 1:30 and 4 p.m., respectively, and “Sights and Sounds of the Far East--Malaysia, South China Sea, Singapore and Thailand” and “Outback China” at 1:30 and 4 p.m., respectively, next Sunday by the Maps to Anywhere Travel Bookstore, 1514 N. Hillhurst Ave., Hollywood. Admission to each is $5. For reservations or more information, call (213) 660-2101.
A slide show and lecture on the voyages of Christopher Columbus to the Bahamas Islands and to his home port in southern Spain will be given Monday by geologist Steven Mitchell under the sponsorship of Alpine, Calif.-based Foundation for Field Research at 7 p.m. in the California Room, UCLA. Admission $6. For more information, contact the Foundation for Field Research, 787 S. Grade Road, Alpine, Calif. 92001, or call (619) 445-9264.