Solace Spa, in the Afton Village Shops, will open 1-5 p.m. next Sunday to support the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life. All proceeds will go toward the fight against cancer. Guests, by appointment only (704-795-7627), will get 50percent off 30-minute massages, express facials, brow waxes, manicures, express pedicures and haircuts. Conversation, free food, beverages. Donations welcome. The spa is at 5411 Village Drive (off George W. Liles Boulevard near I-85 Exit 54). www.solace-spa.com.
Pat McCrory, a former seven-term Charlotte mayor and candidate for N.C. governor, will speak Monday at the Cabarrus Republican Women's meeting at The Village Church, 9280 Davidson Highway (N.C. 73, just west of Odell School Road). Registration and social hour 6 p.m. with coffee and dessert; program 7 p.m.. Anyone interested is invited. RSVP by email to CabarrusRepublicanWomen@gmail.com or by phone at 704-621-6984. Details: Dianna Bingle, CabarrusRepublicanWomen@gmail.com.
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The Bin's second annual Wine Social fundraiser will be 7-10 p.m. Saturday at Flair 4 Design, 9820 Northcross Center Court. There will be live music and a silent auction. Admission is $25 per person. You can send payment directly via PayPal to firstname.lastname@example.org. To participate, visit www.the-bin.org and click on "Events." All donations are tax-deductible.
A fundraiser for families who lost their homes in the April 8 fire in the Glenridge subdivision will feature children's games, food vendors and a raffle of restaurant gift cards and other prizes 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at J.V. Washam Elementary School, 9611 Westmoreland Road. Everyone's invited.
A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. will arrive Saturday to examine all aspects of the Davidson Police Department's policies and procedures, management, operations and support services, Police Chief Jeanne Miller said.
Lake Norman Sail & Power Squadron will lead a boating education class May 7 at the Lake Norman Volunteer Fire Department, 1518 Brawley School Road. www.usps.org/lakenorman.
A new town ordinance requires all dogs to be on leashes. It includes a specific set of penalties and will be enforced by the Troutman Police Department. The ordinance applies to the incorporated section of Troutman. For information visit www.townoftroutman.org.
The American Public Power Association has given Statesville's electric utility its 2010 Safety Award of Excellence. The award goes to public electric utilities that have superior safety records. Statesville was one of eight cities in North Carolina to receive the designation.
Rusty Rozelle, manager of the Mecklenburg County Water Quality Program, will discuss ways to deal with stormwater runoff and the merits of an "Adopt-a-Stream" program at the Lake Norman Covekeepers meeting Thursday. It will be at 7 p.m. at the East Lincoln Fire Department, 406 S. Pilot Knob Road, Denver, just south of N.C. 73. Details: Ben Benoit, 704-489-6249.