Upcoming Events


Wednesday, October 22 – Northern Caucasus

Travel with Bill Altaffer, “The World’s Most Traveled Person,” for a look at the fascinating and little-known region of the North Caucasus. From the Black Sea to the Caspian Sea, traverse the rugged terrain and gain a glimpse of the variety of people and cultures that call this region home.

River Cruise

Monday, October 27 — River Cruising in Europe

River cruises are soaring in popularity, and no wonder — they boast the “unpack once” ease of traditional ocean cruising, but offer larger staterooms and a more thorough and intimate experience of the places they visit. Join Susan Hickman, of Distant Lands Travel, for a look at the most popular river cruise routes and the variety of  experiences available in 2015.


Monday, November 17 — India for the Pioneer

Indian American author Sharon Arpana Edwards will share tips for first-time visitors, including tips on shopping, traveling within India, and communicating cross-culturally.
Sharon will also read from and sign her book, Pioneer Boulevard: Los Angeles Stories. For more information please visit www.consonantbooks.com.

Monday, December 1 — 50 Places in Rome, Florence, and Venice Every Woman Should Go

Susan Van Allen’s new book, 50 Places in Rome, Florence, and Venice Every Woman Should Go celebrates the feminine appeal of Italy’s Big Three. Join in for an entertaining slide show presented by Ms. Van Allen, followed by Q&A to answer travelers’ questions, wine and sweets.