Special Access: Japanese Garden

Como Friends’ Supporter Special Access Events

9:00 am to 10:00 am

A beautiful example of the “strolling pond” style, the Charlotte Partridge Ordway Japanese Garden is the perfect setting for a tranquil morning visit. The garden includes a variety of traditional elements, from stone lanterns and artfully placed rocks to water features and pine trees.

One of the most delightful elements of the garden, the elegant Tea House and calming Tea Garden are tucked away down a winding path. Now, thanks to community support, a new exit pathway leads back from the Tea House to the main garden path. This new feature improves pedestrian circulation.

Como Friends members and donors are invited to a Special Access Event from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 7, 2019.

Join us for a leisurely stroll through the Japanese Garden and explore the new Tea House pathway.

  • Hear from Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s expert horticulturists about caring for Como’s Japanese Garden, and see a Bonsai demonstration
  • Visit with a Nature Walk teen volunteer
  • Get to know one of Como’s special animal ambassadors

Please RSVP by emailing comomembership@comofriends.org or calling 651-487-8229.

Special Access Events for Como Friends Supporters

Sneak peeks at Como’s newest attractions, invitations to special access programs, and previews of animal and garden events at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory are our way of saying thank you for being a supporter of Como Friends.

Como Friends’ Supporter Special Access Events

Have you supported Como Friends with a gift of $25 or more in the past year? If so, then you are invited to this event.

RSVP at 651-487-8229 or comomembership@comofriends.org.

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