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This Week In Martinez: Swan Day Part II, Alhambra High Car Show, Martinez Brickyard Run

Some favorite events happening this week, and a look at what's coming up next week.

Due to the heavy rains on March 31 the Martinez Art Association is holding a "second" SWAN Day this Saturday, April 14. The event will be held from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Old Train Depot parking lot. SWAN stands for Support Women Artist Now and is a national event. There will be live music and belly dancing performances besides over 50 participating artists. For additional information contact: info@martinezarts.org.

Another great event on Saturday, April 14, is the Alhambra High School Boosters Car Show being held at Alhambra High School from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Registration for cars begins at 7:00 am with a $25.00 fee per car, to "view" the show is free. There will be food, music and lots of "cool" cars.

Sunday, April 15, is the date for the Martinez Brickyard Run. This local tradition for the past 43 years is a fund raiser for Alhambra High School and the Martinez Recreation Department. The race will begin in front of the Rankin Aquatic Center and registration will be available on the day of the race beginning at 7:00 am

Mark your calendars for next week's events: 

Wednesday, April 18, is the Lioness Fashion Show and Luncheon at the Shell Clubhouse featuring fashions from Coldwater Creek. The fun begins at 11:30 am, a very limited number of tickets are available. Contact: Ggerlack@aol.com.

Mark your calendars, Saturday, April 21 has a lot of fantastic events lined up: John Muir Birthday-Earth Day Celebration, the Bay Area Craft Beer Festival, the Friends of the Library Book Sale, bobarene@att.net; Bocce/Moose Kick Off Dinner; and the fifth annual Grad Night Dinner for Alhambra High School. Full details on these events next week.

Don't forget the on Main Street every Sunday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and beginning April 26 the on Court Street begins, same times.

Share your group's events, contact me at ggerlack@aol.com. See you around Martinez! 

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