"City of Two Chinatowns: The History of the Chinese in Bakersfield as seen through the Choo Ly and Ng Hon Kim Families". Bakersfield once had the distinction of having two separate Chinatowns. Father Gregory Kimm, a native of Bakersfield and the descendant of two local pioneer Chinese families, will use the examples of his own ancestors to talk about the history of the Bakersfield Chinese Community.
* Programs are normally held in the Tejon Room at Beale Memorial Library, unless otherwise designated.
* Workshops and special programs will be added through the year. Check back for updates.