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Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

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

    Updated: Fri, May 23, 2014

    Here's a look at some of the top events in the Colorado Springs area over the next several days: FRIDAY After six years, the MeadowGrass Music Festival and Memorial Day weekend now go hand in hand. Twenty-two local, regional and international musicians and bands are ready to fire...

  • AROUND TOWN: Amblicab rock 'n' rolls its first fundraiser

    Updated: Thu, May 22, 2014

    The buses rolled up outside The Pinery at the Hill on May 8 for an evening of music and fun, delivering Amblicab clients who routinely depend on the transportation for trips to the doctor, work, school, Special Olympics and shopping.

  • Fun Guide: Shopping

    Updated: Sun, May 18, 2014

    - Outlet malls - Silverthorne, Loveland, Castle Rock, outletsatsilverthorne.com, outletsatloveland.com, outletsatcastlerock.com: The advantage is driving to one spot with so many options. Coach, Michael Kors, Columbia, American Eagle, Chico's - and we have only begun. - Colorado...

  • 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...

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