Blessing of the Animals & Festival, 3 p.m., Saint Joseph’s Church, 3300 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach. Free. 561-732-3060.
Parents and Students: Get College Ready! College Ready series, 2 p.m., Stirling Road Library, 3151 Stirling Road, Hollywood. Topic: Applying to four-year universities in Florida. 954-790-2266. S’more Science, 5-6 p.m., Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, 1801 N. Ocean Blvd., Boca Raton. The campfire program features gooey treats and science-related presentation. $3-$5. 561-544-8615. MASS Fort Lauderdale Art Walk, 6 p.m., MASS District, 844 NE Fourth Ave. Fort Lauderdale. Art, music, food trucks, vendors and local businesses. 954- 866-3890.
Free Cartoon Drawing Class, 4-5 p.m., the Barker Animation Art Gallery at Gulfstream Park & Casino, 901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach. Free. All ages. 954-457-2280.
Pony Rides, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Tradewinds Park & Stables, educational farm complex, 3600 W. Sample Road, Coconut Creek. Ages 9 and younger. $3 (plus tax). . 954-357-8870. Tamarac Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, 7825 Southgate Blvd. Local and organic produce, exotic spices and other items. 954-597-3620.
The Fort Lauderdale Bridge Club, 1 p.m, the club inside Holiday Park, 620 NE Eighth St., Fort Lauderdale. $7, members/ per session; $9, nonmembers/per session. 954-761-1577.
Joys & Oys Caregiver Support Group, 10-11 a.m., David Posnack JCC, Nina & Louis Silverman Campus, 5850 S. Pine Island Road, Davie. Adults 60 and older. 954-434-0499, ext. 370.
Chair Yoga, noon, the Main Library, Sixth Floor, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-357-7443.
Socrates Discussion Group, 1:30-3 p.m., Volen Center, 1515 West Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton. 561-395-8920.
Pilates Class, 7-8 p.m., Sunview Park, 1500 SW 42nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-357-6520.
Cardio-Yoga-Strength Training Class for Seniors, 8:30-9:30 a.m., YMCA of the Palm Beaches, 2085 S. Congress Ave. West Palm Beach. $10, nonmembers. 561-968-9622.
Broward Palm Beach Parliamentarians, 7:30 p.m., Broward Government Center West, 1 N. University Drive, Plantation.
Family Night With Food Trucks, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Plantation Heritage Park, 1100 S. Fig Tree Lane, Plantation. 954-357-5135. Boca Raton Toastmasters Club, 7-9 p.m., the Boca Raton Community Center, 150 Crawford Blvd., Boca Raton. Free.
Women’s Issues Group, 10-11:30 a.m., Faulk Center for Counseling, 22455 Boca Rio Road, Boca Raton. $5. 561-483-5300. Current Events Forum, 10:30 a.m. at the Church of the Palms Conference Center, 1960 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. $2 donation. 561-266-9702.
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Toastmasters, 7-8:30 p.m., Denny’s, 3151 NW Ninth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-600-1532.
Property Tax Exemption Filing Assistance available through the Broward County Property Appraiser’s Office from
2-3:30 p.m. Fridays, Oct. 5, Nov. 9 and Dec. 7. Assistance with homestead, senior and other property tax exemptions.