What to Do This Weekend, April 9-10
Sat., Apr. 9:
Starbucks Ocean Beach Cleanup
Ocean Beach, across from Beach Chalet Brewery and Restaurant, 1000 Great Highway, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
For its 40th anniversary, Starbucks is hoping to recruit 2,000 volunteers for an initiative to clean up Ocean Beach. Complete description here.
Concourse Exhibition Center, 635 Eighth St. (at Brannan), 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
You'll eat well at this oh-so-crunchy event: Indian food from Colorado, pie from Uhuru Pies in Oakland, vegan corn dogs and garlic fries from Gourmet Faire, tamales from Donna's Tamales, and much more. Complete description here.
Sun., Apr. 10:
A La Carte Taco Supper at La Victoria
La Victoria Mexican Bakery and Café, 2937 24th St. (at Alabama), 5 p.m.
La Victoria owner Jaime Maldonado and Les Elements pastry chef Luis Villavelazquez pair up for sophisticated spins on down-home Mexican comfort food. Complete description here.
Underground Supper at Car Showroom in Oakland
Classic Cars West, 411 26th St. (at Broadway), Oakland, 6:30-10 p.m.
Using ingredients from grassroots sources around the Bay Area, Katie Kwan of KitchenSidecar is serving an urban homesteader's feast in a vintage car showroom. Complete description here.