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Rick Steves’ Europe Through the Back Door hosts free travel classes most Saturdays at 11 a.m. at the Edmonds Theater, 415 Main St., Edmonds.

Dec. 4 – Rome.

Dec. 11 – Packing light.

Classes are free, reservations recommended. Call 425-771-8303 ext. 298 or visit

The Savvy Traveler offers free travel seminars at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. most Saturdays at 112 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds.

Dec. 4 – Undiscovered China.

Jan. 8 – 10 a.m. Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.

Jan. 15 – 10 a.m. Maasailand safaris in East Africa.

Jan. 22 – 10 a.m. Scandinavia.

Jan. 22 – 1 p.m. The new China.

Jan. 29 – 10 a.m. How to pack a weeks wardrobe in a carry-on, $5.

Feb. 5 – 10 a.m. Jewels of the Adriatic: Venice, Slovenia and Croatia.

Feb. 12 – 10 a.m. Turkey: Crossroads to civilization.

Feb. 12 – 1 p.m. England.

Feb. 26 – 10 a.m. Greece and the coast of Turkey.

March 5 – 10 a.m. Wild Alaska.

March 12 – 10 a.m. Paris and Provence.

March 19 – 10 a.m. How to pack a weeks wardrobe in a carry-on, $5.

March 26 – 10 a.m. Tuscany and Umbria.

March 26 – 1 p.m. Southern Italy and Sicily.

April 2 – 10 a.m. Game trekking in South Africa.

April 9 – 10 a.m. Scotland: Islands and Highlands.

April 23 – 10 a.m. Slovenia and Croatia.

Italian language classes, 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursday, starting Jan. 4, $150 for 10 sessions.

French for travelers, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 6 through 27, $35 for four sessions, $10 each.

Classes are free, reservations recommended. Call 425-744-6076 or 877-225-1994.

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