The Greater Ocala Dog Club and Marion-Alachua Dog Training Association will co-host the American Kennel Club Responsible Dog Ownership weekend 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Greater Ocala Dog Show Grounds, 10205 NW Gainesville Road, Ocala. Admission and parking are free. AKC Canine Good Citizen testing, demonstrations and Four Fast Cat trials; fees may apply. Marion County Animal Services will have the Neuter Commuter there 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and offer $15 microchipping, free for first 25 county residents. Call 255-3385.
The Marion Audubon Society will hold a 1.5 mile nature walk at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Coehadjoe Park, 4225 NE 35th St., Ocala. Bring binoculars, field guide, water and insect repellent; wear appropriate clothing and footwear. Free; donations welcome. Visit marioncountyaudubon.com.
A volunteer orientation will be held 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday at Stirrups ân Strides Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc., 4246 W. County Road 318, Citra. Call 817-6446.
A waste amnesty day will be held 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Northeast 14th Street and Eighth Avenue in Ocala for household hazardous waste and electronics. Special waste from businesses will not be collected. Call 351-6697.
A Womenâs Saltwater Fishing Clinic will be held 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Millers Boating Center, 1661 NW 57th St., Ocala. Knot tying, cast netting, rod and reel rigging, habitat identification, catch-and-release and more. Free; registration required. Call 622-7757 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Historic Ocala Preservation Society will present âThe History of Ocala and HOPSâ from 2-4 p.m. Sunday in Green Clover Hall at the Marion County Museum of History and Archaeology, 307 SE 26th Terrace, Ocala. Reception will follow. $5 for non-members; free for members. Call 236-5245.
The Ocala Film Foundation will present “The Unafraid” with director/producer Heather Courtney as part of Cinema Sunday: South Arts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers, starting with an educational event at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Marion Theatre, 50 S. Magnolia Ave., Ocala. Following a screening of the film, Aldo-Mendoza-Guerra will participate in a discussion about his experiences as a subject of the film. Get tickets at www.ocalafilmfoundation.org.
The Eta Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is hosting a national impact day event, “HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) for Life: A Call to Action,” at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Clarkâs Funeral Home, 434 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Ocala. Free and open to the public. Call 351-0824.