Bethel United Church of Christ, 1106 Shepherd Drive, will hold its Pet Fest and Animal Blessing 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., Nov. 8. Citizens for Animal Protection will be on hand with adoptable animals, and the Houston SPCA will have pet disaster kits. Contests will also be among the event's highlights. Admission is a contribution of canned food for the church's Feed the Hungry Mission. For more information, call 281-799-7530.