Special category announced for film festival

OCEANSIDE — Oceanside International Film Festival has announced a new category, free of submission fees, to celebrate Oceanside’s image.

Outstanding young artists earn scholarships

ENCINITAS — San Dieguito Art Guild presented $500 cash scholarships to four MiraCosta College art students; Jerome Pansa, Melanie Marshall, Elizabeth Bautista and Andrea Arisiaga.

Be an Oceanside ambassador

OCEANSIDE — MainStreet Oceanside Economic Restructuring Committee is collaborating with Visit Oceanside and the city of Oceanside to bring a volunteer driven “Downtown Ambassador” program to Oceanside.

Get tickets now for Cardiff taste night

CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA — Tickets are on sale now for the fifth annual Taste of Cardiff presented by the Cardiff 101 Main Street to be held from 5 to 8 p.m. May 8 in downtown Cardiff-by-the-Sea including Cardiff Restaurant Row and the San Elijo State Campgrounds

Encinitas 101 offers up MainStreet fair

ENCINITAS —The 31st annual Encinitas Street Fair returns to Downtown Encinitas from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 26 and April 27 on Coast Highway 101 from D St. to J St. This year will offer 450 arts, crafts and food vendors, plus a beer garden, four stages, a Kids Zone and a Dog Zone.

Celebrate life with Leap to Success

CARLSBAD — Celebrate the success of several graduates of Leap to Success’ training programs. Learn how these woman have overcome their personal hurdles and recently started their own businesses.

Deadline near for performing arts scholarship

OCEANSIDE — Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation’s Performing Arts Scholarships are presented annually to graduating high school seniors, based upon student experience, contributions to their performing arts program, and a teacher recommendation. Application deadline is April 28.

Earth Month starts with donation drive

OCEANSIDE — To kick-off North County Earth Month activities, Oceanside and the Green Oceanside team invite residents to Donate-First Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 5 at the El Corazon Senior Center, 3302 Senior Center Drive.

ParkDale chosen for intensive art program

ENCINITAS — Collaborations: Teachers and Artists (CoTA), a nonprofit professional development organization that pairs teaching artists with elementary school teachers to make the arts a lively, essential and ongoing aspect of elementary school education, has selected Park Dale Lane Elementary School in Encinitas as the only North San Diego County public elementary school to receive […]

Surfrider Foundation gala May 9

COAST CITIES —Tickets are on sale now for the Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter’s Art Gala from 6 to 10 p.m. May 9 at Paradise Point Resort & Spa, 1404 Vacation Road. San Diego.