CENTRAL AMERICA

Slide showMort Loveman will give an illustrated presentation on Costa Rica titled "Energy for the Soul."

Where, when: Roxbury Park Community Center, 471 S. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills, 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Admission: Free.

Info: (310) 550-4761.

CALIFORNIA

ProgramA family-oriented event titled "A Whale of a Time" will focus on the gray whale migration along the Pacific Coast. Included will be scanning for whales, story times and an interactive program.

Where, when: Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography/UC San Diego, 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Admission: Adults, $11; children 3 to 17, $7.50.

Info: (858) 534-3474.

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