Necklaces for Japan: Davidson resident Hiroe Noonan is planning to sell origami leaf necklaces at the Davidson Farmer's Market on May 7. All proceeds go to the Japanese Red Cross to help with earthquake and tsunami relief. For more on Noonan's work, see next week's Lake Norman News.
Republican meeting: Former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory will speak at the North Mecklenburg Republican Women's meeting May 10 at NorthStone Club, 15801 NorthStone Drive, Huntersville. For reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost is $20 cash or check. Registration begins at 6 p.m., buffet dinner at 6:30. All interested men and women are welcome.
Bankruptcy myths: Free session offered at the United Family Services 6:30-8 p.m. May 9. 9624 Bailey Road, Suite 290, Cornelius.