A gold coin dropped into a Salvation Army donation kettle in Lynnwood last week continues to inspire giving.

Ed Wallace Sr., co-owner of Destination Harley-Davidson in Tacoma, said he will drive to Everett today to give the Snohomish County Salvation Army $1,000 for the coin. It is valued at more than $500.

Wallace heard reports of the anonymous donation of the coin Sunday evening and called the Salvation Army on Monday. “I thought it was nice whoever did so, in the manner that they did,” he said. “If we can complement that, we would love to do so.”

Give the gift of local art

Bring your lunch and dine with the Arts Council of Snohomish County at the historic Monte Cristo building, 1507 Wall St., Everett.

Eat by a fire and meet a different artist each Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Dec. 28. Get 10 percent off at the gallery store.

The Arts Council of Snohomish County is a nonprofit organization focused on supporting the arts and artists. It offers monthly gallery shows, classes and art programs.

Archbishop Murphy to put on annual play

Archbishop Murphy High School Performing Arts Department presents its annual Christmas concert and original play, “How Mikey Got His Groove Back,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the school gym, 12911 39th Ave. SE, Everett.

Tickets are $3 per person at the door.

The concert band, two concert choirs and the show choir will perform, as well as 17 students presenting an original play written by the high school drama class.

Snap photos of Santa, Mrs. Claus

Take your own pictures of Santa and Mrs. Claus (Brad and Norma Pilkenton) from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday and Dec. 23 at 2602 Baker Ave., Everett.

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