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

By: linda navarro

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

An interesting juxtaposition of Colorado Springs of old inside an acclaimed sustainable, green building. City Works 2.0 by Glenn...

AROUND TOWN: CASA Light of Hope Breakfast


Twins Adam and Noah, now 14, have found their light of hope, their forever home.

They had been displaced and misplaced too often, their father, Doug Anderson, told 1,400 CASA Light of Hope breakfast and...

AROUND TOWN: Fur Ball 2015: Indiana Bones and Raiders of the Lost Bark

By: linda navarro newspaper

Turn "Indiana Bones" loose at the Fur Ball and doggies and kitties all over southern Colorado benefit.

The 18th annual Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region gala, Indiana Bones and the Raiders of the Lost...

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

By: linda navarro

Mickey Mouse, Beethoven and Bach are a delightful musical fantasy ending to the Colorado Springs Philharmonic's Pops season at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, when scenes from the 1940 and 2000 Disney's "Fantasia" are...

AROUND TOWN: An evening for Western fashions and therapeutic riding

By: Linda Navarro, The Gazette,

Cowgirls and cowpokes brought "country couture" to town, filling the Colorado Springs City Auditorium with boots, hats and fun April 24 to benefit Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center.

More than 240...

AROUND TOWN: Hall of Fame kicks off 75th Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo season

By: Linda Navarro

It's a celebratory season for Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo: 75 years.

Giving the anniversary a boot-kickin' start was the induction of the professional rodeo's fourth class of Hall of Fame honorees April 24 at...

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

By: linda navarro The Gazette

Are you looking for something fun to do this week? Here are a few entertainment options in our area to get you started. Click here for a full calendar of events.

-A soundful tradition: 77 years of the...

AROUND TOWN: Komen Colorado South gives $228,000 in grants

By: Linda Navarro, The Gazette,

Bring out all the pink; it's Komen Colorado South time.

And when all the running, walking, golfing, playing tennis and fundraising is completed this fall, the money will go into grants and for research to...