A ceremonial swearing-in for first-term Assemblyman Chris Holden will be held at 4 p.m. today at the Noor Terrace courtyard at Paseo Colorado in Pasadena.
A reception will follow at 4:30 p.m.
Rep. Judy Chu, D-Monterey Park, will join Holden in speaking.
Holden, D-Pasadena, was formally sworn in Monday at the state capitol and appointed as majority whip.
Holden represents the 41st District, which stretches from Pasadena to Upland. He was mayor of Pasadena from 1997-99 and a member of its City Council from 1989 until last month.
Holden is a son of former state Senator and Los Angeles City Councilman Nate Holden.