Experts will discuss favorite local desert hikes and offer tips on gear and clothing.
When, where: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the REI store in Rancho Cucamonga, 12218 Foothill Blvd.
Admission, info: Free. (909) 646-8360.
Learn about animal behavior and how to identify their tracks in this activity for families.
When, where: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Joshua Tree Visitor Center, 6554 Park Blvd., Joshua Tree.
Admission, info: $35; (760) 367-5535.
Veteran travelers will discuss seeing Europe by rail, including types of Eurail passes, overnight and high-speed trains and reservations.
When, where: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Hostelling International Travel Store, 1434 Second St., Santa Monica.
Admission, info: Free. (310) 393-6263.
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