Parlor Doughnuts at 331 N. Cleveland St., Oceanside, reopened New Year’s Eve. The shop is famous for its layered doughnuts in 20 flavors including honey glazed, sandy beach, blueberry hill, strawberry shortcake, chocolate chocolate and more. Also on the menu are the Keto Doughnut and gluten-free and vegan choices.
SUNSET MARKET ONLINE
Local Oceanside artist Lisa Mejia specializes in sea glass jewelry, art and wind chimes. Her wire-wrapped, one-of-a-kind pieces are eco-friendly and created with handpicked gems collected from the shores of Oceanside. Until the Oceanside Sunset Market can safely reopen, you can support Mejia and connect with a host of other vendors at VirtualSunsetMarket.com.
High school seniors are invited to enter to win one of 10 $2,000 scholarships in the 25th annual American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) High School Scholarship Contest (afsascholarship.org). The 2020-2021 high school contest is currently accepting entries online and will run through 10 a.m. Pacific Time April 1, 2021. AFSA scholarships are open to U.S. citizens or legal residents and are not based on financial need. For details or to apply, visit afsascholarship.org/high-school-contest.
LOOKING FOR HAIR ARTISTS
SAID Salon Studio, 766 S. Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, a new boutique hair salon, is currently looking for talented stylists who want to make SAID Salon Studio their new home. SAID also has a boutique in the front showcasing local artists handmade jewelry, stained glass, silk dyed accessories and more. It is looking for other artists who are interested in showcasing and selling their work. Contact [email protected] or call (833) 344-4247.
SAVINGS ON GOLF
Save on your next round at Encinitas Ranch Golf Course, 1275 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas. The JC Players Signature Card, starting at $319, offers five free rounds, two free bonus rounds, five tokens for small basket of range balls, nine discounted guest passes and unlimited rounds on your birthday. For more information, visit or call the Encinitas Ranch Pro Shop at (760) 944-1936.
FARMERS MARKET OPEN
The Oceanside Morning Farmers Market has reopened in Downtown Oceanside. Operating as an essential service under the San Diego County public health order, the modified farmers market safely provides access to fresh, healthy and affordable food to our community while helping to support our area farms. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekly, MainStreet Oceanside’s market now operates in three socially distanced sections from Ditmar Street to Tremont Street on Pier View Way, with two sections on the east side of North Coast Highway and one section on the west side of Coast Highway. Masks are required.
LOW-INCOME CAR LOANS
At a time when reliable transportation is crucial for those serving on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) is offering its Hand Up Cars program, which facilitates low-interest car loans for low-to-moderate income residents in San Diego County. For more information about the Hand Up Cars program or to submit a confidential application for an auto loan, call Jewish Family Service at (858) 637-3210 or visit jfssd.org/handupcars.
KEEP THEM ON THEIR TOES
Encinitas Ballet is seeking sponsorship help. The studio received two gifts this year of $1,000 each, but that will not cover the high cost of a Marley dance floor. Any gift will help purchase the floor, which can be used for outdoor performances, rehearsals and classes. Contact [email protected].