Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

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

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    Here are some of the best bets for fun this weekend and beyond in the Colorado Springs area: FRIDAY-SUNDAY - Call it a Steampunk Resurgence in Victor this weekend. This "steampunk" harkens back to the 1890s and the use of steam power for mining during the gold camp days. The...

  • AROUND TOWN: A Yuri Space Party for Colorado Springs Science Center

    Published: Wed, Apr 22, 2015

    The challenge has been made, kicked off with a $100,000 unrestricted grant from the Edson Foundation to help jump start the 65,000-square-foot brick-and-mortar Colorado Springs Science Center, envisioned as "a landmark, leading-edge science and technology interactive museum" in lower...

  • AROUND TOWN: Elder abuse a focus of Silver Key and Colorado's mandatory reporters

    Published: Wed, Apr 22, 2015

    The elderly aren't cute like babies and puppies, but they deserve care, dignity and respect. Elisabeth Almond's words brought soft smiles and knowing head nods from 400 guests at Silver Key Senior Services' Silver Linings fundraising breakfast. The subject of the morning on April...

  • Must See Must Do: Entertainment options around Colorado Springs this week

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    It's a celebration of decades of military service and history this weekend at the 95th anniversary festivities at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 101, 702 S. Tejon St. Open to veterans, service members and military families, the anniversary opening ceremony is 7 p.m. Friday, the major...

  • AROUND TOWN: Memorial Hospital Gala honors cardiologist Dr. David Greenberg

    Published: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    It was an impossible feat for Dr. David Greenberg to walk through the West Ballroom at The Broadmoor. Well-wisher after well-wisher wanted a private moment to congratulate the cardiologist as the Memorial Hospital Foundation Gala's special honoree April 11, a tribute to practicing...

  • AROUND TOWN: The Arc's Disability Awareness Month film festival

    Updated: Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    The Arc Pikes Peak Region took to the big screen for a new way of celebrating National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Several hundred enthusiastic moviegoers visited Stargazers Theatre on March 18 for three Achieve With Us Colorado Film Festival showings of 16 film...

  • AROUND TOWN: Teen Court makes significant difference for juvenile offenders

    Updated: Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    For 21 years, young local offenders have gone before judges and juries who most closely understand being a kid. They're teens themselves. Since the program started, more than 7,500 at-risk teens have gone through Colorado Springs Teen Court (csteencourt.org), 413 during 2013-14. All...

  • Must See Must Do: Entertainment options around Colorado Springs this week

    Updated: Thu, Apr 9, 2015

    Missing a branch on your family tree? Learn the best hints from experts on how to search your family's ancestry during Family Discovery Day, 12:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday at the LDS Church, Colorado Springs Stake, 150 Pine Ave. It's free and led by members of the Pikes Peak Geneaological...

  • AROUND TOWN

    Updated: Sun, Apr 5, 2015

    Thirty years and still singing a happy melody. The Colorado Springs Chorale Chefs' Gala has spawned many an upstart. As others sought to emulate the event, the original kept cooking along. The anniversary gala March 29 drew 390 enthusiastic noshers savoring tasty treats from 24...

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

    Updated: Fri, Apr 3, 2015

    Here are some of your best bets for getting out and having some fun in the Colorado Springs area in the next few days: FRIDAY - The weather's warming up and the first Friday of the month is calling. Check out First Friday Downtown and ArtWalk in Old Colorado City starting at 5 p.m....

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