Don't miss these coming events close to home.
1 Southern Spring Show
Annual show of flowers, gardens, design and home-improvement vendors.
When: Feb. 29-March 4, various hours.
Where: The Park Expo and Conference Center, 2500 E. Independence Blvd.
2 The color of media
Panel discussion on images of minorities in film and on TV. Part of Charlotte Black Film Festival, held with CIAA tournament. $20 workshop.
When: 10 a.m. March 1.
Where: Mint Museum Uptown..
Info: www.cbff.net or 704-777-5898.