Free thanksgiving dinners
All dinner on Thursday unless otherwise noted
OAKLAND Noon-2 p.m., Lake Merritt United Methodist Church, 1330 Lakeshore Ave./1255 First Ave., Oakland. "To Go" meals will be available after 2 p.m. If you are interested in helping to prepare or serve the meal, or clean up afterward, contact Stephen Ford at 510-835-2019 or by email email@example.com. Noon-3 p.m., Allen Temple Baptist Church, 8501 International Blvd. Seeking volunteer participation, kitchen helpers, cooks, food preparers, servers and decorators. Reserve a seat now. Call 510-544-8910 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 1-4 p.m. Two Star Market's 11th Annual Thanksgiving Celebration, 2020 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland. For more information contact ABDO ALAWDI at 510-531-3576 or email email@example.com. Noon- 3 p.m., hosted by The Bottom of the 9th Bar & Grill, 5319 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland (across from Children's Hospital). For more information or to help with donations or volunteering efforts Contact Samantha Wise 510-750-3451.
NEWARK 12:30-4 p.m., The League of Volunteers' 25th annual free Thanksgiving Day dinner. Newark Pavilion, at 6430 Thornton Ave. The meal is open to everyone, no questions asked. For information, call 510-793-5683 or go to www.lov.org
RICHMOND 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Salute e Vita Ristorante, 1900 Esplanade Drive. For more details, call 510-215-0803. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Bay Area Rescue Mission, 200 Macdonald Ave. Also, 5-7 p.m. Thursday. For more details, call 510-215-4868. Noon -2 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 201 Martina St. in Point Richmond. Interfaith worship at 11:30 a.m. and Thanksgiving dinner at noon. 510-232-1102.