Celebrating their 15-year relationship with sister city in Xicheng District, Beijing in China, Pasadena and the Pasadena Sister Cities Committee will hold a welcome reception from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut St.

A small delegation from Xicheng will be welcomed as part of a photo exhibit featuring images of the Beijing city.

Light refreshments will be served. The exhibit is on display in the library’s main lobby through Dec. 7.

The Pasadena Star-News