Connections - A Weekly Update from the City of Hopkins

State of the City/Taste of Hopkins is January 31

The 2019 State of the City/Taste of Hopkins will be held on Thursday, January 31,
at the Hopkins Center for the Arts (1111 Mainstreet, Downtown Hopkins). Taste of
Hopkins will run from 5 to 6 p.m. The State of the City will start at 6 p.m. and will be held in the theater.

The State of the City event offers citizens and business owners the opportunity to learn more about the workings of the City in a relaxed setting. Taste of Hopkins will feature a variety of appetizers, entrees, desserts and beverages, compliments of Hopkins restaurants, various organizations and Hopkins Farmers Market vendors.

Attendees are asked to bring a monetary donation or non-perishable food item for the
local ICA food shelf. More information, including a list of Taste of Hopkins vendors, is available here.

Free Tax Assistance for Seniors Begins February 4

AARP Tax Assistance offers free help for older taxpayers and people with limited
incomes. Drop by the Hopkins Activity Center beginning February 4 on Mondays and Tuesdays between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. First come, first served. No appointments.

Repair Household Items at February 9 Fix-It Clinic

Get household items fixed for free and learn valuable repair skills at a Fix-It Clinic on
Saturday, February 9, from noon to 4 p.m., at the Hopkins Activity Center. Bring your broken household goods and clothing in need of repair and receive free guided
assistance from volunteers with repair skills to disassemble, troubleshoot and fix your items.

Items must be carried in – no oversized items will be accepted. Examples of what to bring include lamps, vacuum cleaners, fans, paper shredders, electric kettles, sewing machines, toys, clothing, blenders, mixers, wooden chairs, smartphones, laptops and jewelry. Find more information in the Fix-It Clinic Facebook event

Meetings & Events

  • January 31 - State of the City/Taste of Hopkins
  • February 5 - City Council Meeting
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