Community Fair – April 23rd
Support Non-Profits of Martinez! It’s a community faire on April 23 at the downtown plaza during the farmers market. 9:00am – 1:00pm Stroll around and visit our sister non profit organizations while sipping some coffee donated by Starbucks (9-11) and fill out a ticket for $50.00 “carrot cash” drawing! Find out what the organizations do […]
Booze & Blessings – Tom Greerty Guest Speaker
The First Quarterly Gathering of 2023 This well attended event featured lively stories about the strong community and rich history surrounding the drinking establishments of Martinez. Tom spoke for about an hour while those in attendance enjoyed old photos and some great laughs. Several members and other interested folks were unable to attend in-person and […]
Romantic Martinez at the Museum
Martinez Historical Society is looking for historic memorabilia (prior 1950) for our new Romantic Martinez display. Your family history can be part of our next exhibit!
Remembering Dwight Boynton
In the summer of 1940, global uncertainty was growing more dire by the day. The war in Asia was going poorly for the allies as the Japanese Imperial Navy was making bold and unchecked advances throughout the Pacific, capturing one island after another. In Europe, Adolph Hitler and the Nazi army had claimed much of […]
Quarterly Gathering: A Talk with School Superintendent
Join us in a discussion with Helen Rossi, Martinez Unified School District Superintendent. Read more…
2022 Halloween Spooktacular
We will be handing out treats and other surprises to the kiddos on our front porch. Last year kids took advantage of the photo opportunity with our life size Mr/Ms skeleton sitting on our front bench.
Personalized Pathway Bricks
The Martinez Historical Society is looking for interested donors like yourself to participate in our newest fundraiser! Patrons may purchase a personalized brick…
The Legacy and 100 Year Celebration, Martinez Native & Environmental Activism Pioneer
Join us in posthumously recognizing a man who was not only a pioneer in the field of biological control of pests but an environmental activist as well.
This man was Robert van den Bosch, or Van, as he was known by his friends, and he was born and raised in Martinez at 1315 Court Street. Van was a 1939 graduate of Alhambra Union High School.
Newletter — January 2022
The First Newsletter of the New Year… Use the link below to access a full-screen version of the January 2022 newsletter. Enjoy!
Join Us – Make a Difference for Martinez
This is a real match in efforts…
The Scaffolding has been donated by Unique Scaffold! The prep work was given by Carpenters Local 152! And the painting will be done by volunteers from the Martinez Refinery!