Find a dog

Must Luv Dogs is holding a dog adoption event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at Petsense, 5875 Main St., Zachary.

The organization says it is a "due diligence adoption organization," which means that to leave an event with a dog, adopters must be approved before the event.

It takes one to five days to get approval. An application is online at

Celebrity waiters

The Zachary Chamber of Commerce is having a Celebrity Waiter event at 6:30 p.m. March 1 at The Pointe at Americana. Proceeds benefit Relay for Life.

Zachary celebrities will serve guests, so tips are requested. Tickets are $50 and include a sit-down dinner, beer and wine. A cash bar will be available.

Will Peay will serve as master of ceremonies.

Celebrity waiters include David and Robyn Amrhein, Bond Babin, Collin Stagg, Felicia Samuel, John Jackson, Robin Vucinovich, Lauri Kitchen, Storm Lantrip, Jordan Charlet, Joel Richardson, David McDavid, Burk Heroman and Chris Soileau.

Musical event

Sunday's performance by the Heritage choral ensemble is being sponsored to benefit the Baker High School's Symphonic Band’s trip to perform at Carnegie Hall: National Band & Orchestra Festival in New York.

While the program of spirituals is free, an offering will be taken to support the band. The program is sponsored by Main Street Pilot Club and Baker Schools. It is from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at First Baptist Church of Baker, 3213 Groom Road.

Attendees may contribute at the performance. People may also send checks payable to "Baker High School Band" to Director of Bands William J. Earvin, 5903 Groom Road, Baker, LA 70714, or donate online through the band's official GoFundMe account (Baker Band to Carnegie Hall 2018).

Early childhood information fair

The Zachary Early Childhood Network Information Fair will be from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Zachary High School gym. The fair will feature groups that work with children from birth to age 4, including the Zachary Early Learning Center, Bright Beginnings Child Development Center, Just Like Home Learning Center, Universal Children's Learning Academy LLC, EarlySteps Program-Louisiana Department of Health and Rising Starz Early Learning Center.

Run and eat

Cast Iron Ministries will hold its second annual Classic 5K, 1-mile fun run and Jambalaya Cook-off from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 24 at Zachary Historic Village.

Concert at The Pointe

The Original Magnolia String Quartet is performing Feb. 27 at The Point at Americana. Tickets are on sale for $15 for Regional Arts Council of Zachary members and $20 for nonmembers. Buying a series ticket has a discount. Visit to purchase tickets.

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