On Thursday, September 24, at 7 p.m. at Pasadena Central Library’s Donald Wright Auditorium historian Roberta H. Martínez will present Pasadena: At the Corner of San Pascual and Bandini.

She will share stories that connect Pasadena’s famed Elliott and Bandini families, the Greene brothers, Father Throop and the roots of Caltech, plus a Nobel prize winner or two.

Martínez has been chosen to be the Community Grand Marshal for the 17th Annual Latino Heritage Parade and jamaica.   The event will take place on October 24th, 2015.

Martínez published Latinos in Pasadena in 2009 and maintains relationships with a wide range of organizations within the local community.

Admission is free and open to the public. The Pasadena Central Library is located at 285 E. Walnut Street, Pasadena. For more information call (626) 744-4066 or visitwww.ci.pasadena.ca.us/library.

 

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