COLORADO SPRINGS NEWS, SPORTS & BUSINESS


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Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

Linda has been a Gazette journalist for nearly 50 years. She has been a writer and editor and has covered beats including police, courts, television and features. She has also been a news researcher and for several years wrote a column answering readers' questions, "Did You Ever Wonder?" Since 2006 she has been both writer and photographer for "Around Town" events, many of them charity fundraisers raising millions of dollars for many of this area's 2,000 nonprofits.

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AROUND TOWN: Old North End gardens featured on Friends of eXtension tour

By: Linda.Navarro@gazette.com

A tour of gardens on Colorado Springs' historic Old North End on July 18-19 drew a record crowd: 805.

They were treated to strolls through flower and vegetable gardens, past a stream and gazebos, and into...

Must See Must Do: Best bets for fun this weekend around Colorado Springs

By: linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com

The 2015 Manitou Chamber Music Festival concludes with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday and student concerts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Works performed range from composers of the 18th century to the...

Must See Must Do: Best bets for fun around Colorado Springs this weekend

By: linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com

Here's a look at some of your best entertainment options in the Colorado Springs area over the next few days:

- List: Top 10 attractions to see around Colorado Springs. Details here.

- List:...

AROUND TOWN PHOTOS: Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center sashayed to an O'Keeffe look

By: Linda.Navarro@gazette.com

If artist Georgia O'Keeffe had been invited to a "glam soiree" in her name, no doubt she would have been attired in her requisite black clothing.

It wasn't to be at Sashay, an evening of brightly colored,...

AROUND TOWN: Delta Sigma Theta Hats Off Luncheon

By: linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com

Each year, the Colorado Springs Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority honors women from throughout the local community who are committed to public service.

It's also a time for sorority members to...

Must See Must Do: 12 best bets for fun around Colorado Springs this weekend

By: Linda Navarro

Here's a look at some of your best entertainment options in the Colorado Springs area over the next few days:

- List: Top 10 attractions to see around Colorado Springs

- The Gazette's 2015 Summer...

AROUND TOWN PHOTOS: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Ball Fete with Penguin Flock a sell-out success

By: linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com

Colorado the penguin was surrounded by twins when many of the men at the FĂȘte with the Flock Zoo Ball came in similar black-tie attire.

Colorado, subject of the June 20 gala's theme, waddled around among...

Must See Must Do: What's happening around Colorado Springs this weekend

By: linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com

Here's a look at some of the top events in the Colorado Springs area this weekend and into next week:

OPENING FRIDAY

- Life mirrored. Director/producer Max Ferguson creates a "Circle Mirror...