The public is invited to attend Everest Institute’s annual open house on Jan. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Kendall campus located at 9020 SW137th Ave. in Miami. Featured events include campus tours, food vendors, kids activities and music by Power 96. Students from Varela High School will hold a car wash, and Orion’s Ladies Comets soccer club will be raising money to provide college scholarships for team members. For information, call 305-386-9900. There is no entry fee.