When: Sat., March 12, 10:30 a.m. 2011
Learn to transform watermelons into whales, daikon into dragons, radishes into roses, and cantaloupes into chrysanthemums. Award-winning produce-carver Jimmy Zhang offers an introductory class at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center (388 Ninth St., Suite 290, Oakland) on Saturday, Mar. 12. His six-week fruit-and-vegetable-carving course begins on Saturday, Mar. 19. 10:30 a.m., free. OACC.cc.