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

Gorilla Forest Celebration

An open house to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of Gorilla Forest.

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Sunset Affair

Join us July 19, 2018 for our premier summer gala.

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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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Event Calendar

Fun fundraising events throughout the year.

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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