Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

  • 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

    FRIDAY-SUNDAY 
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...

  • AROUND TOWN: Partying Bavarian style

    Updated: Sun, Dec 28, 2014

    The Briarhurst was replete with dirndls and lederhosen as accordion songs played by a strolling musician filled the air. The annual Colorado Springs Philharmonic Guild's Bavarian Christmas Dinner has taken on a personality of its own. Held on a snowy Dec. 17, this fifth holiday...

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

    Updated: Fri, Dec 26, 2014

    Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend in the Colorado Springs area? Here's a start. SATURDAY -Local Kwanzaa celebration marks 25 years of honoring African-American culture. Details here.  -Grant Sabin, Curtis Boucher, Jesse Cotton Stone and Barrel House String...

  • AROUND TOWN: Old North End history drew holiday home tour visitors

    Updated: Tue, Dec 23, 2014

    The ageless beauty of Old North End homes decorated for the holidays drew more than 600 people to the second annual Two Cor Holiday Home Tour on Dec. 13.

  • AROUND TOWN: A Talarico-Dreiling catering business anniversary

    Updated: Sun, Dec 21, 2014

    The year was 1989. Michelle Talarico was manager of a local restaurant where the band Appaloosa was playing, with songstress Kathy Dreiling at the microphone. Then the women decided it might be kind of fun and possibly a good idea to buy a little box-lunch and takeout deli called...

  • Must See and Must Do: Holiday things and other entertainment options in the Colorado Springs area

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend in the Colorado Springs area? Here's a start. FRIDAY-SUNDAY -Some folks decorate Christmas trees, their car grills and holiday sweaters. In the hills around historic gold-rush towns Victor and Cripple Creek, they're lighting up...

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