In short, meows, sailboats, and Joan Crawford are three reasons why you should be making your way to the East Bay this weekend. Don't forget to pass along the word.

OakCatVidFest 2013 The Great Wall of Oakland and Walker Art Center presents the long-awaited Internet Cat Video Festival this Saturday night. Get ready to set your eyes on tons of these cute and cuddly furballs as videographers explore the connection between felines and the Internet.

Free Sailboat Ride Day More of a boat enthusiast than a cat lover? Cal Sailing Club, a nonprofit group organized and run by volunteers, hosts its monthly Free Sailboat Ride Day at the Berkeley Marina. Be sure to bring sunglasses, sunscreen, and a change of clothes.

Mother's Day Movie Brunch If you've never of the legendary phrase, "No more wire hangers, ever!!!", where the hell have you been, and do you plan to stay in darkness forever? Come to the New Parkway Theatre to enjoy a special Mother’s Day brunch over Joan Crawford’s Mildred Pierce and Mommie Dearest, a film based on the infamous memoir and one of the classic guilty pleasures of true movie-goers.