Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

  • Must See Must Do: Entertainment options around Colorado Springs this week


    It's a celebration of decades of military service and history this weekend at the 95th anniversary festivities at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 101, 702 S. Tejon St. Open to veterans, service members and military families, the anniversary opening ceremony is 7 p.m. Friday, the major...

  • AROUND TOWN: Memorial Hospital Gala honors cardiologist Dr. David Greenberg

    Published: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    It was an impossible feat for Dr. David Greenberg to walk through the West Ballroom at The Broadmoor. Well-wisher after well-wisher wanted a private moment to congratulate the cardiologist as the Memorial Hospital Foundation Gala's special honoree April 11, a tribute to practicing...

  • AROUND TOWN: The Arc's Disability Awareness Month film festival

    Updated: Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    The Arc Pikes Peak Region took to the big screen for a new way of celebrating National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Several hundred enthusiastic moviegoers visited Stargazers Theatre on March 18 for three Achieve With Us Colorado Film Festival showings of 16 film...

  • AROUND TOWN: Teen Court makes significant difference for juvenile offenders

    Updated: Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    For 21 years, young local offenders have gone before judges and juries who most closely understand being a kid. They're teens themselves. Since the program started, more than 7,500 at-risk teens have gone through Colorado Springs Teen Court (, 413 during 2013-14. All...

  • Must See Must Do: Entertainment options around Colorado Springs this week

    Updated: Thu, Apr 9, 2015

    Missing a branch on your family tree? Learn the best hints from experts on how to search your family's ancestry during Family Discovery Day, 12:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday at the LDS Church, Colorado Springs Stake, 150 Pine Ave. It's free and led by members of the Pikes Peak Geneaological...


    Updated: Sun, Apr 5, 2015

    Thirty years and still singing a happy melody. The Colorado Springs Chorale Chefs' Gala has spawned many an upstart. As others sought to emulate the event, the original kept cooking along. The anniversary gala March 29 drew 390 enthusiastic noshers savoring tasty treats from 24...

  • Must See Must Do: What's happening around Colorado Springs

    Updated: Fri, Apr 3, 2015

    Here are some of your best bets for getting out and having some fun in the Colorado Springs area in the next few days: FRIDAY - The weather's warming up and the first Friday of the month is calling. Check out First Friday Downtown and ArtWalk in Old Colorado City starting at 5 p.m....

  • AROUND TOWN: Celebrating 118 years of early childhood education

    Published: Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    Past and current board members were honored on March 19 as Early Connections Learning Centers celebrated 118 years as a nonprofit child care organization, the oldest in Colorado. Fourteen women founded the Colorado Springs Day Nursery Association in 1897 to provide child care for...

  • AROUND TOWN: West Point Founders Day celebrated with superintendent

    Updated: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    If it's March, it's celebration time worldwide for West Point graduates. The Military Academy at West Point was established by President Thomas Jefferson on March 16, 1802, and during the month of March the 140 West Point Alumni Societies honor Founders Day with a variety of...

  • AROUND TOWN: Fun on the Boardwalk to help victimized children

    Updated: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Shades of New Jersey, walking the Boardwalk, playing carnival games and winning kitschy little prizes. This was the Boardwalk Safe Passage style, circa the 1930s, down the hallways and in the ballroom at the Marriott Hotel on March 7. In true Safe Passage fundraiser gala fashion, the...

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