Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

  • AROUND TOWN: Glass Slipper Ball an evening of gourmet goodies, women's initiatives

    Updated: Sun, Feb 1, 2015

    Chefs tempted the 325-plus attendees at the Glass Slipper Ball with delicacies such as Foie Gras Mousse, Brown Butter and Hazelnut Tiramisu with White Chocolate Mascarpone and Frangelico Ganache, Elvis-style PB, Banana and Bacon and Colorado Veal Oscar, complemented by a wine tasting....

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

    Updated: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    Here are some of the top events in the Colorado Springs area this weekend and beyond: FRIDAY-SUNDAY - It's absolutely a kids' touchy-feely weekend. Pretend you're on a construction site in a cement mixer truck, put your hands on a SWAT vehicle, be a pretend firefighter or go "vroom...

  • AROUND TOWN: New Colorado Springs downtown communities, north and south

    Updated: Sun, Jan 25, 2015

    Hello, New South End. And the new North Tejon Street neighborhood. It was an event to experience new downtown communities and to welcome the first men to a special public meeting of Artemis Women. The Jan. 17 "Creating Neighborhoods" at Tim Gill Center for Public Media drew an...

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

    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    Are you looking for something fun to do this week? Here are a few entertainment options in our area to get you started. FRIDAY -The newest addition to the downtown pub, music, coffee shop, craft brew scene has something no one else can match: a climbing wall. The Ute and Yeti, in...

  • AROUND TOWN: Colorado Springs Young Professionals kick off the new year

    Updated: Sun, Jan 18, 2015

    The end of the workday on Jan. 8 was the signal for a crowd of young career people to converge on The Famous Steak House for a connecting-with-the-community social. It's the 11th year for Colorado Springs Young Professionals ( cosyoungpros), founded by Jon Severson....

  • Must See Must Do: What's happening this weekend in the Colorado Springs area

    Updated: Fri, Jan 16, 2015

    Here are some of the top events over the next few days around Colorado Springs and the Front Range: FRIDAY -'Zen Cowboy' Chuck Pyle releases new CD at Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts. Details about the show here.  - The Colorado College Tigers host No. 8 Nebraska-Omaha in...

  • Turn cabbage into dinnertime winner2014 debutantes make debut

    Published: Wed, Jan 14, 2015

    My grandma, who lived to be 92, always said the key to her good health was that whenever possible, she ate cabbage. Maybe she was on to something. Cabbage is full of vitamins, as well as calcium and iron. And 1 cup of it has only 20 calories, so you can load it onto your plate...

  • 'Screech', dinosaurs and more: What's happening around the Colorado Springs area this week

    Updated: Thu, Jan 8, 2015

Just plain supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. More than 9,700 people have already been in the audience downing "A Spoonful of Sugar" in the record-breaking "Mary Poppins," which opened Dec. 11 at the Fine Arts Center Theater. FAC Theater attendance records were...

  • AROUND TOWN: 20 debutantes make Christmas-season debut

    Updated: Sun, Jan 4, 2015

    Outside, a dazzling array of twinkling white lights filled the trees and lined the grounds of The Broadmoor as nature added its own soft white flakes. Inside the Broadmoor International Center, snowy white was the signature color of gowns, gloves and pearls worn by 20 young women...

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

    Updated: Sat, Jan 3, 2015

    Are you looking for entertainment this weekend? Here's a start.  FRIDAY -Voting opens Jan. 2 for 2015 Best of the Springs. More here.  -Take a tour of downtown's arts scene monthly during the First Friday Downtown Art Walk. First up is guide Karen Standridge, painter...

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