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Films & programs for the week of Jan. 7: Adventuring in the Alps, hiking in L.A., and experiencing Sri Lanka

ADVENTURING

Presentation

Learn about experiences in the Alps, including hut-to-hut hikes, via ferratas, climbing, mountaineering, bicycle tours and more.

When, where: 7 p.m. Monday at the REI store in Burbank, 1900 W. Empire Ave.

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Admission, info: Free. (818) 847-9509

HIKING

Book signing

Casey Schreiner will sign copies of his book, “Day Hiking: Los Angeles,” and answer questions about his favorite hiking spots in the L.A. area.

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When, where: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Adventure 16 store in Los Angeles, 11161 W. Pico Blvd.

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

SRI LANKA

Presentation

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Gene Smith will discuss Sri Lanka’s major tourist sites and its off-the-beaten-path destinations.

When, where: Noon Jan. 14 at El Floridita Restaurant, 1253 N. Vine St., Hollywood.

Admission, info: $25 for lunch and program. Hosted by the Network for Travel Club. RSVP to Odette Ricasa at (323) 578-3601.

Please email announcements at least three weeks before the event to travel@latimes.com.

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