Veteran travelers will offer tips on planning, budgeting, lodging, transportation and other topics for first-time visitors to Europe.
When, where: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Hostelling International Travel Store, 1434 2nd St., Santa Monica.
Admission, info: Free. (310) 393-6263.
Adventurer and musician Chuck Jonkey will present a “Sonic Safari” of Peru, from the coastal Afro-Peruvian culture to the central and high Andes and the Quecha culture.
When, where: Noon Saturday at Bamboo House Thai Restaurant, 4852 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles.
Admission, info: $19.50 for lunch and program. Hosted by the Network for Travel Club. RSVP to (323) 578-3601.
The Cabrillo Marine Aquarium will lead a tour of coastal habitats, including the tide pools at Point Fermin. Participants also will learn about the cultural and natural history of the area.
When, where: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jan. 6. Cabrillo Marine Aquarium courtyard, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive, San Pedro.
Admission, info: Free. (310) 548-7562 for reservations.
Please email announcements at least three weeks before the event to firstname.lastname@example.org.