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Sip and Spin at The Como
Nov
2
6:00 PM18:00

Sip and Spin at The Como

Come join us for a fun night out at the COMO Pottery Studio! We will be hosting Sip & Spin social on both the first AND third Friday of every month. Bring your favorite wine or brew and sip through a professional wheel throwing demo. Small snacks will also be provided. Then be instructed how to throw your own creation on the pottery wheel or by handbuilding. Clay and firing for one piece is included. Creations will be fired and glazed by instructor and can be picked up two weeks later. Taught by Victoria Schmidlapp. Ages 21+.  First & third Friday of each month. 

Dates & Times: Nov. 2, 16, Dec. 7 | 6-8 p.m.

Member Price: $35 per session

Non-member Price: $45 per session

Makeup dates: 11/9, 11/23, 12/14

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Monthly Maker Mondays at The Como
Oct
29
6:00 PM18:00

Monthly Maker Mondays at The Como

These engaging monthly workshops in the COMO's own MakerSpace are designed for a parent/guardian and child team. You and your child will be introduced to the COMO's makers' equipment and will be encouraged to tinker and create while for the duration of the workshop. 

Last Monday of the month from 6-8 p.m.

Sept. 24 - Join us for the first of many Maker Monday Nights from 6-8 p.m. to laser cut and assemble your very own personal catapult! Test your catapult with different elastic bands and angles of launch. Test the distance and calculate trajectory!

Oct. 29 - Advanced Jack-O-Lantern carving
Nov. 26 - Family Lego Bridge Building Competition
Dec. 17 - Project TBA

Members - FREE for one parent/guardian and one child (there is a $10 fee per additional child) w. materials fee
Non-member - $35 (there is a $10 fee per additional child) w. materials fee
Materials Fee - $15

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66th Annual Stonington Village Fair
Aug
4
11:00 AM11:00

66th Annual Stonington Village Fair

66TH ANNUAL STONINGTON VILLAGE FAIR

August 4, 2018 | 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Wadawanuck Square, Stonington Borough

About the Event: 

The Stonington Village Fair is a regional time-honored tradition drawing thousands annually. The first Village Fair was held on August 14th, 1952 to commemorate the 1814 Battle of Stonington. With the assistance of more than 100 volunteers, this popular community event brings together local and tourist alike, for a fun-filled day of games, music, food and crafts.

What Will You Find at Village Fair?

  • Delicious food

  • Games & prizes

  • Bounce house, local artisans

  • Treasures & Trifles

  • Book sale featuring deals and rarities

  • Sweet bread sale

  • and more!  

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Stars Over Stonington - COMO Annual Gala
Jun
2
6:00 PM18:00

Stars Over Stonington - COMO Annual Gala

Saturday, June 2, 2018 | 6:00 p.m.
Stonington Harbor Yacht Club

Stars over Stonington is an evening of celebration and community support. 
 
The gala recognizes the many individuals-donors, members and community partners- who support the COMO mission, as well as providing critical funding for facility upgrades, organizational needs, and program scholarships. Past events have funded energy-efficient windows, a new van for transportation of youth, a literacy loft for preschoolers and more. Be part of this year's event! Consider being an event sponsor, placing a program advertisement and, of course, attending this special evening

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Sip & Spin: Pottery Social at the COMO
Mar
2
6:00 PM18:00

Sip & Spin: Pottery Social at the COMO

Sip and Spin

Come join us for a fun night out at the COMO Pottery Studio! Bring your favorite wine or brew and sip through a professional wheel throwing demo. Small snacks will also be provided.  Then be instructed how to throw your own creation on the pottery wheel.  Clay and firing for one piece is included.  Creations will be fired and glazed by instructor and can be picked up two weeks later. Materials fee included. 

Dates & Times: February 2, March 2, April 6, May 4 | 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Member Price: $25 per session

Non-member Price: $35 per session

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Stonington Village Fair
Aug
5
11:00 AM11:00

Stonington Village Fair

Delicious Food ~  Lobster Rolls ~ Music ~  Games ~ Prizes

Bounce House ~ Local Artisans

Treasures & Trifles ~ Soup Garden Featuring Local Soups

Book Sale Including Rarities ~ Floral Arrangement Sale

Face Painting ~ Sweet Bread Sale ~ Pie Bake Off (enter today!)

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4th Annual Pumpkin Chunkin'
Oct
23
12:00 PM12:00

4th Annual Pumpkin Chunkin'

It's that time of year again! This one-of-a-kind fall festival and epic pumpkin launching contest will take place Sunday, October 23rd from 12pm-2pm on COMO Owen's Field. New and improved launchers, a moon bounce, prizes, food and lots of fun for all ages! Every pumpkin launcher will have the chance to be the Pumpkin Chunkin' King or Queen and win the GRAND PRIZE

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Acting for the Camera Workship
Oct
9
10:00 AM10:00

Acting for the Camera Workship

NEW! Acting for the Camera Workshop, October 9th

Taught by Michael T. Lombardi, an actor, writer, producer and Emmy nominated director, the 6-hour workshop is designed for actors just starting off and looking for experience for the big screen. The workshop will cover on-camera training for film, television, and commercials in terms of scripts, how to be camera ready and avoid on-set anxiety. All students will leave with professional head shots for their portfolio!


Workshop Date: Sunday, October 9th, 10am-4pm

Member Price: $175  |  Nonmember Price: $195

Register Today!

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Introductory Paddle Tennis Clinic
Oct
1
10:00 AM10:00

Introductory Paddle Tennis Clinic

Have you always wanted to try paddle? Want to give it a shot before becoming a member? Join the COMO and our Platform Tennis Pros for a free Introductory Paddle Clinic on October 1st & 2nd from 10:00-11:30am at the COMO Paddle Courts. Register at the COMO (28 Cutler Street), Monday- Friday from 9am-5pm. 

 

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COMO - Lawnapalooza
Aug
20
5:30 PM17:30

COMO - Lawnapalooza

Join the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce and the Stonington Community Center (COMO) for some good old-fashioned competition at Lawnapalooza, a lawn games tournament for young professionals and the young at heart! Meet up is on August 20th at 5:30pm at the COMO’s Owens Field in Stonington Borough. Enter solo for $10 or register as a duo for $16 and get your game on with cornhole, ladderball, kan jam and more. The winning team will take home the first-ever Lawnapalooz Champion Cup… so yes, serious bragging rights are at stake. Can’t take the heat of the competition? Don’t sweat it. Bring  lawn chair and add to the fun as a spectator.

Food trucks will be available in case hunger strikes, but the brews are on us. So loosen up your tie, kick off your heels, and join us for an after-work bash benefiting these two great community organizations!

Registration to open in coming months, stay tuned!

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COMO's Village Fair
Aug
1
11:00 AM11:00

COMO's Village Fair

The Stonington Village Fair is a regional time-honored tradition drawing thousands annually. The first Village Fair was held on August 14th, 1952 to commemorate the 1814 Battle of Stonington. With the assistance of over 100 volunteers, this popular event brings together community and draws thousands, local and tourist alike, for a fun filled day of games, music, food and crafters.
Traditions of the fair include a respite in the garden to enjoy local soups and treats; used book sale featuring hundreds of books; artisan booths selling fine crafts and artisanal goods; live entertainment; silent auction and Treasures & Trifles featuring bargains galore. 

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duBois Beach Opens
Jun
21
10:00 AM10:00

duBois Beach Opens

Purchase your duBois Beach passes at the COMO!

Located at the tip of beautiful Stonington Village, duBois Beach is great family fun, featuring gentle surf, jetties for crabbing, and soft sand.  duBois beach will open for the weekends beginning Memorial Day weekend and lifeguards will be on duty from 10 am to 4 pm. The beach will open full-time beginning June 21st, and continue through Labor Day weekend.

http://www.thecomo.org/about-us/beach-passes/

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Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

COMO Mad Hatter 70th Birthday Celebration

On Saturday, June 6, 2015 the Stonington Community Center will be hosting a whimsical night of imagination as we celebrate 70 years of providing exceptional educational, childcare, enrichment, athletic, as well family and partnership programs to those in our community. The Mad Hatter 70th Birthday Celebration will take place at the Velvet Mill and with a wide array of magical moments, and alongside of the Mad Hatter himself, it is bound to be an evening of stunning visuals and delight.

We are pleased to announce our Mad Hatter for the evening will be the one-and-only Bill Turner!

For more information, see: http://www.thecomo.org/about-us/events/mad-hatter-70th-birthday-celebration/

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May
16
9:00 AM09:00

COMO Tag Sale

Stonington Community Center’s 5th Annual Tag Sale.

Find treasures for great prices while supporting a local organization!  Interested in being a vendor?  Call 860-535-2476 or visit www.thecomo.org for more information.  Early bird entrance at 8 AM.

To register, visit: http://www.thecomo.org/about-us/events/

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