como Town Gazette - October 2013

Thank you Como Town Fans!

FeatureThank you Como Town Fans for making 2013 a great year! We are sad to say goodbye but eager to prepare for 2014!

Please take our Como Town Survey located at and give us you two cents worth for a chance to win $100 Como Town Entertainment Card. We will be closing the survey on October 11 and announcing the winner Oct 14.

Keep checking our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter feeds for deals, contests and special offers during the off season! We hope to see all of you back next spring!

Craft Project - Lovely Ladybug Costumes

Total Time 2-3 Hours

Ages all-age

  • Scissors
  • 2 (12- by 18-inch) sheets of red stiff felt (we used E-Z Felt brand)
  • 9- by 12-inch sheet of black stiff felt
  • Hole punch
  • 2 yards of 1/2-inch-wide black ribbon
  • Tacky glue
  • 2 black pipe cleaners
  • 2 (1-inch) red pom-poms
  • Large marker
  • Black electrical tape
  • Brimmed black hat

4. For each antenna, wrap one end of a pipe cleaner tightly around a pom-pom. Twist the pipe cleaner around the marker to form a loose spiral, then tape the ends of the pipe cleaners behind the brim of the hat.

5. To tie on the wings, simply bring the ribbon over each shoulder, cross the pieces over your child's chest, then tie the ends together in the back.

For more information and tips, check out this craft and more at


If ladybugs really do bring luck, this adorable critter is sure to double your family's dose.


1. With scissors, cut 2 half-circle wings from the red felt. Cut four 3-inch circles from the black felt. (Download the spot template and wing template).

2. Overlap the wings as shown and punch 2 holes through both pieces of felt. Thread the ribbon through the holes.

3. Glue the circles onto the wings and let them dry (about 10 minutes).




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