Lake County Animal Services will host an animal auction at 11 a.m. Saturday at the shelter, 28123 County Road 561, Tavares.
The following animals will be up for auction: a mini stallion, Arabian mare, Arabian gelding and rooster.
Animals are sold "as is," but all horses must have a negative Coggins test. Minimum bids for horses start at $100.
Animals will be auctioned off to the highest bidder and must be removed from the property before 4 p.m.
Cash, money orders, certified check and credit cards will be accepted.
For more information or to make a donation to the shelter, visit lakecountyfl.gov/adopt or call 352-343-9688.
Benefit 5K Run/Walk
Marion County 4-H Club will host its inaugural "Color Me Green Fun Run" 5K at 9 a.m. Saturday at Tuscawilla Park, 829 N.E. Sanchez Ave., north of State Road 40 in Ocala.
The family-friendly event will benefit the Marion County 4-H youth development program.
Registration begins at 8 a.m.
Entry fee is $35 a person. To register, visit bit.ly/1scaqe8.
Participants should wear clothes they don't mind getting painted green.
For more information about the race or 4-H programs, call 352-671-8400 or visit or visit marioncountyfl.org/4-h.
Marianne Beck Memorial Library, 112 W. Central Ave. in Howey-in-the-Hills, is hosting a scrabble tournament from 2 to 5 p.m. every Monday in August. All ages are welcome.
The library also will give a prize to the patron, who reads the most books from the Amazon list of 100 during August.
Canasta is played at 2 p.m. every Wednesday. Cards are provided.
The library's quilting club will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 18. New members are welcome.
"Homeschooler Back to School Day" is noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 25.
To register, call the library at 352-324-0254.