Hemet Heritage Day, a celebration of the area’s history, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, on the second floor of the Hemet Pubic Library.
Visitors can learn about Hemet’s history at the free event. Groups represented will include the Hemet-San Jacinto Genealogy Society, which is organizing the event; Friends of the Hemet Public Library; The Western Center Museum; Vietnam Memorial Project; Daughters of the American Revolution; Winchester Historical Society; Ramona Bowl; Mayflower Society; Family History Center; First People and Soboba; Hemet Ryan Airport; Hemet Police Department; Daughters of the Utah Pioneers and Soroptimists.
Lectures will include: 10 a.m. -- Bill Adams, “Hemet Then But Not Now”; 11 a.m. -- Gena Philibert Ortega, “Telling your Family History”; 1 p.m. -- Mike Madrigal, “Native Americans”; and 2 p.m. – Darla Abigt, Western Science Center, “Ice Age Fossils from the Valley.”
The library is at 300 E. Latham Ave. For information, call 951-765-2440 or 951-765-2372.