Adopt a pound puppy
The Everett Animal Shelter would like you to consider adopting a pet.
The shelter accepts about 7,500 animals annually, but only 2,500 find homes. The shelter also needs donated pet food. Drop off dry dog or cat food between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily at the shelter, 333 Smith Island Road.
For more information, call 425-257-6000.
Elks holding essay contest for students: Everett Elks is sponsoring an essay contest, “I’ve Better Things to Do Than Drugs.” Kids in sixth, seventh and eighth grades are invited to write a 200-word essay on the subject.
Students in third, fourth and fifth grades can create a poster on that theme no larger than 11 by 24 inches. Essays and posters are due to the lodge at 2802 Hoyt in Everett by Jan. 30.
More info: http://tinyurl.com/elkscontest.
Concert in Everett: The Day of Epiphany concert begins at 7 p.m. Jan. 6 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 9320 Meadow Way in Everett.
Harpist Bronn Journey and his wife, Katherine, will perform musical selections for the Christmas and Epiphany seasons.
Admission is a nonperishable food donation for the Volunteers of America Food Bank.