Business summit: Businesses are invited to the Town of Matthews Business Summit, 11:30-1:30 p.m. on May 13.
The summit will be at town hall, 232 Matthews Station St. Lunch is available at 11:30 a.m. for those who want to network. The program will begin at noon.
Seating is limited so reserve yours now, call 704-847-4411, ext. 224 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Upcoming premiere: Over the past three months 15 area seniors, ages 59-80, have participated in writing and acting exercises to hone their skills while sharing the life stories. Matthews Playhouse will present the result of that creativity with the premiere of "Our Life Stories," today, at the Matthews Community Center, 100 McDowell St., Matthews.
Highland games: The seventh annual Mint Hill Highland Games kick off this Friday at 6 p.m. and run through Saturday in Mint Hill Park on Fairview, Interstate-485 Exit 44 (N.C. 218).
The cost is $5 per car. No pets or alcohol allowed.
A complete schedule can be found at www.minthillhighlandgames.com
Farmers market: The town farmers market also opens on May 6, just down the road from Mint Hill Park at the Carl J. McEwen Historic Village, 7601 Matthews-Mint Hill Road.
For more information, visit www.minthillhistory.com or call 704-573-0726.
Choir day: Today is Choir Sunday at Philadelphia Presbyterian Church. All of the choirs will lead worship. There will be one service only, at 10:50 a.m. Philadelphia Presbyterian is at 11501 Bain School Road in Mint Hill.
Rotarian honored: The Charlotte Dilworth South End Rotary Club has honored David R. Miller, a club past president, as its 2011 Distinguished Rotarian.
Rotary District 7680 will recognize Miller and all of the 2011 Distinguished Rotarians of other clubs at the District's annual conference in Myrtle Beach, April 29-May 1.