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

Captivating Cats

An insider look at the upgrades to Como’s Cat building.

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Como Friends’ family-friendly halloween party and fundraiser.

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Holiday Shopping & Flower Show

Shop with all proceeds supporting Como and delight in the Holiday Flower Show

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Como Friends’ most spirited fundraiser returns February 22, 2018.

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Sunset Affair

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

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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