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Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

  • Fun Guide: Places to take a great photo

    Updated: Sun, May 18, 2014

    - Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, nps.gov/blca: Located just outside Montrose, this Colorado gem often can be overlooked. But those who take the time to tour the national park will be rewarded with stunning views. Visitors can hike or drive along the rim or explore the...

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

    Updated: Fri, May 16, 2014

    Here are some of the top entertainment options in the Pikes Peak region May 16-22: FRIDAY - Ian Harris is the thinking person's comic, and he'll be performing 8 p.m. Friday at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Tickets $20-$25, csfineartscenter.org. With a stand-up act initially...

  • AROUND TOWN: Happy barks and purrs at high tech Fur Ball

    Published: Thu, May 15, 2014

    Empathy abounds when a new outcry goes up at glitzy nonprofit events: "Help. I lost my bars." Bidding at gala silent auctions is evolving from paper bid sheets to higher tech.

  • AROUND TOWN: Latina rocket scientist plays it for laughs at Cinco de Mayo

    Published: Thu, May 15, 2014

    Descriptives not usually found together: a screamingly funny rocket scientist. And it's no oxymoron. Add Puerto Rican, Latina schtick and motivational speaker and you have Shayla Rivera, keynote speaker for the May 2 Cinco de Mayo luncheon at Hotel Elegante. To say she was a hit is an...

  • AROUND TOWN: LeRoy Neiman Olympic prints donated to USOC collection

    Updated: Tue, May 13, 2014

    The unmistakable, color-splashed sports serigraphs of the late artist LeRoy Neiman are closely tied to the Olympics, and, indeed, he was the official artist for five Olympiads: 1972, 1976, 1980 and two in 1984.

  • AROUND TOWN: Discover Goodwill honors achievers, says 'Donate Stuff. Create Jobs'

    Updated: Mon, May 12, 2014

    "Donate stuff, create jobs" was the cheerleaders' chant of the night April 24 as Discover Goodwill celebrated its annual awards dinner with 800 guests, sponsors and supporters. Leading the cheers were Discover Goodwill President/CEO Karla Grazier and board chair Chris Odell, who...

  • Must Do Must See: What's happening around Colorado Springs May 9-15

    Updated: Fri, May 9, 2014

    Here are some of the top events happening in the Colorado Springs area over the next few days: FRIDAY - Why have only one church organ concert when you can have three - in one night? The Colorado Springs Chapter of the American Guild of Organists takes to the keyboards for its...

  • Around Town: Science Center supporters celebrate Yuri's birthday

    Published: Wed, May 7, 2014

    Chemistry experiments, space suits and studying celestial objects aren't exactly the norm at most fundraising galas, but these things have come to be expected at the annual Yuri's Space Party.

  • Firewise plantings focus of meeting

    Published: Sat, May 3, 2014

    Each year, the Broadmoor Garden Club, founded in 1935, offers a timely gardening event that is free and open to the community. In 2013, the club played host to author/photographer John Fielder and Great Outdoors Colorado. The focus this spring is spurred by the recent wildfire...

  • Your Must See Must Do: Your guide to the weekend in the Colorado Springs area

    Updated: Fri, May 2, 2014

    FRIDAY Put on your art lover's hat for a walking visit through First Friday Downtown from 5 to 8 p.m. You'll be there for the unveiling of five 2014 Art in Storefronts, a clever COPPeR project to fill vacant storefront windows with curated art displays. Check out 10 E. Bijou St., 12...

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