PINOLE -- Learn about some of the quirkier folk who called Pinole home in its early days at a free program from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday.

"Bars, Barbers, and Characters of Early Pinole" is the topic of speaker George Vincent, who will have "great photos and great stories" to share at the free quarterly meeting of the Pinole Historical Society in Conference Rooms 2A and 2B of the Kaiser Permanente Medical Office Building, 1301 Pinole Valley Road.

Refreshments will be served.