From summer galas to family fundraisers, Como Friends’ special events bring the community together

Event Calendar

Fun fundraising events throughout the year.

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Give to the Max Day 

Help Build a New Home for Sparky!
Thursday, November 15, 2018


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Como Friends Reuse Recycle Sale

Como Friends one-time-only sale
September 22-23, 2018

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Holiday Shopping &
Flower Show

Thursday, November 29, 2018

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Sunset Affair

Como Friends Gala Event July 18, 2019


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Como Friends most spirited fundraiser returns February 28, 2019.

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Como Friends is working to plan a new family favorite.

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  • Como Friends at 15

    The nonprofit fundraising force at Como celebrates a new milestone

  • Sparky at 60

    Minnesota’s favorite sea lion is still making a splash

  • Jewel of Como

    Celebrating a century at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory

  • Orangutan Conservation

    Keeper Megan Elder preserves orangutans near and far