Martinez Business Beat, July 25, 2018

Chamber Board Meets Today

The Martinez Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors will meet at noon at the Martinez Unified School District building, 921 Susana St.

Bike Challenge At Ian’s Yogurt

The Summer Bike Challenge location this week will be at Ian’s Yogurt, 530 Center Ave., from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. today. Complimentary items will be given to those on bicycles.

Jaime Moore and the Drivers, ‘Princess Bride’ on Main Street Thursday

The Shell Martinez Refinery Downtown Martinez Summer Concert and Movie night entertainment Thursday will be Jaime Moore and the Drivers and the movie “The Princess Bride.”

Starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Main Street Plaza in the 600 block of Main Street, the band will be playing a strong mix of blues and ballads.

“The Princess Bride” is a romantic comedy about a fairy tale red by a grandfather played by Peter Falk to his grandson, played by Fred Savage. In the story, a young princess is sought by her true love, a farmhand accompanied by his companions, who must rescue her from an upcoming marriage she doesn’t want. Together they battle evils in the kingdom of Florin. The movie starts at 8:45 p.m. Thursday.

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