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Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

  • Find a flair for flea markets

    Published: Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    The arrival of spring means that flea markets are reopening for business around the country. Shoppers will hunt for treasures amid acres of used goods. A few will come home with just the right vintage art or quirky piece of furniture to make their home more beautiful. Many interior...

  • AROUND TOWN: Firefighters light up night to help Women's Resource Agency

    Published: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    After a year's hiatus, Women's Resource Agency brought back its popular Fashion to the Rescue fundraiser on April 4 at the Antlers Hilton, teaming with first responders who signed firefighter calendars, escorted runway models and introduced Colorado Bracelets

  • Must See Must Do April 18-24

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    FRIDAY Good Friday signals the celebratory conclusion of the third annual Perspectives on the Passion Art Show based on the Stations of the Cross, the steps leading to the death of Jesus. Artists are of all ages, views and abilities. The gallery opens at 9 a.m. and closes with a 7...

  • AROUND TOWN: Welcoming sister city Ancient Olympia

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    Colorado Springs' newest sister city, Ancient Olympia, Greece, was welcomed April 8 with a reception at Penrose House, wrapping up a busy visit as officials toured the city, learned local history at the Pioneers Museum, met with U.S. Olympic Committee representatives and had lunch with...

  • Must Do Must See: Top entertainment picks around Colorado Springs this weekend

    Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    Here are just a few entertainment options in the Colorado Springs over the next few days: FRIDAY - Blast off at Yuri's Space Party to support the proposed Colorado Springs Science Center at 6:30 p.m. at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. It's the anniversary of cosmonaut Yuri...

  • AROUND TOWN: Historic Day Nursery's 117th anniversary

    Published: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    Passers-by often wonder about the huge Tudor building at the corner of Rio Grande and Tejon streets. An old church turned school? A mining baron's mansion?

  • AROUND TOWN: Leadership Pikes Peak gives a big Yee-Haw at ProRodeo

    Published: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    Following tradition, Leadership Pikes Peak graduates set out to blaze new trails. Every year, Executive Director Susan Saksa searches out a site for the program's awards celebration that might be a fresh adventure or educational experience for many participants.

  • UCCS' Janice Gould named Pikes Peak Poet Laureate

    Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    Janice Gould, associate professor of Women's and Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, has been named 2014-16 Pikes Peak Poet Laureate. The Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region made the announcement Thursday. "I'm honored, very pleased, and looking...

  • AROUND TOWN: They were wearing the green at Catholic Charities

    Published: Tue, Apr 8, 2014

    Catholic Charities' St. Patrick's Day Gala regularly sets the gold standard for fundraiser auctions, and the 13th annual celebration March 15 didn't disappoint.

  • Must Do Must See: Top upcoming events around Colorado Springs

    Updated: Fri, Apr 4, 2014

    Here's a look at some of the top events happening April 4-10 around the Pikes Peak region: FRIDAY - Denver is rockin' all weekend at Sports Authority Field, and it's not about the Broncos. Join thousands of music fans at the three-day SnowBall Music Festival, which moves to Denver...

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