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Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

  • Saying farewell to Ellen O'Brien

    Updated: Tue, Dec 10, 2013

    Artist Ellen Lillian McCarthy O’Brien made her mark on the local art and education scene for more than six decades and she’ll be remembered at a memorial service at 1 p.m. Saturday at All  Souls Unitarian Universalist Church. Then guests will have the opportunity to see the...

  • Around Town: Millibo celebrates theater opening with an Ivywild flair

    Updated: Sun, Dec 8, 2013

    In typical Millibo Art Theater fashion, people dressed as shrubs, trees and foliate were part of the fun at "The Wild-for-Ivy Masquerade Ball!," the MAT's welcome to the Ivywild neighborhood.

  • AROUND TOWN: Diabetes 'never goes on vacation'

    Published: Wed, Dec 4, 2013

    Diabetes is the disease that "never stops, never rests, never goes on vacation."

  • Must See Must Do for Nov. 29-Dec. 5

    Updated: Fri, Nov 29, 2013

    FRIDAY The Sugarplum Fairy and the Mouse King put everyone in the holiday mood with "The Nutcracker," featuring 150 dancers from Ballet Idaho and from across the region. Thomas Wilson conducts the Colorado Springs Philharmonic and the featured voices are the Colorado Springs...

  • AROUND TOWN: Qualtek CEO Fagnant named Business Citizen of the Year

    Published: Wed, Nov 27, 2013

    No one ever said business awards events are required to be stuffy. How about candlelight, table linens, flowers and a 25-piece Broadmoor Pops orchestra instead? The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance led the way with its Nov. 9 annual gala, which filled the Broadmoor...

  • AROUND TOWN: Empty Stocking Fund kicks off 30th anniversary campaign

    Published: Wed, Nov 27, 2013

    The 30th anniversary year of the Empty Stocking Fund is an opportunity to make every one count: every person, every dollar, every event, every volunteer. Rallying supporters, partners, nonprofits and volunteers Nov. 20 at a Penrose House reception, El Pomar CEO Bill Hybl, Bruni...

  • AROUND TOWN: Pikes Peak Library District celebrates '21st Century Library'

    Published: Tue, Nov 26, 2013

    Not every library has a groundbreaking with a formal orange and black party, a Mixology Lab, Cyber Clinic, Skype-O-Vision, Techno Hijinx and a formal dinner - in an empty building. Then again, not every library event has "21st Century" in its name. Pikes Peak Library District...

  • AROUND TOWN: Home Front Cares sets record as '911 for the military'

    Published: Sat, Nov 23, 2013

    The Home Front Cares set a record, raising more than $220,000 during its ninth annual "For the Love of Our Troops" dinner Oct. 17 at Broadmoor Hall.

  • AROUND TOWN: Rotary butterfly gone, but not forgotten

    Published: Sat, Nov 23, 2013

    As is becoming a tradition, lawns and gardens around the area were alive with colorful butterflies this summer. On Oct. 12, the sculptures found permanent homes after the sixth annual Butterflies and Friends Gala and Auction. One, however, had been stolen.

  • Get everything ready in advance for holiday clean-up messes

    Published: Fri, Nov 22, 2013

    Candle-wax problems - For wax spilled on upholstery or carpet, get a brown paper bag and an iron, says Merry Maids of Colorado. Cut the paper bag to lay flat on the problem area, with printing away from the carpet. Use a moderate heat setting on the iron, place it on the paper bag...

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