VFW to host picnic

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN
Martinez Tribune

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1351 will have its first picnic Saturday afternoon at Waterfront Park for all veterans and their families, Commander Ellison Lockett said.

Members of the American Legion Post 29 will also be there, helping prepare typical picnic foods of hamburgers, hot dogs and plenty of sides.

The picnic will be near the park’s bocce courts and softball fields, should those at the picnic also want to play games, he said.

“It’s a chance to get away from the TV!” he said. “And if we get new members, they’re welcome to join.”

The picnic will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Waterfront Park, on North Court Street.

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