Connections - A Weekly Update from the City of Hopkins

Bulk Item Drop-Off is April 26 and 27

The spring bulk item drop-off at Hopkins Public Works, 11100 Excelsior Boulevard, is today, April 26, from 3 to 7 p.m., and tomorrow, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For $20 plus tax, City of Hopkins residential garbage customers can drop off one appliance and up to three cubic yards worth of trash (the equivalent of one pick-up truck load). A valid Minnesota ID or current paid utility bill must be shown to prove eligibility. More information is available here.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 27

The Drug Enforcement Agency's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Help prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths, and do something great for the environment by taking unused medications to a designated collection site to be disposed of properly. Find a collection site near you here.

Step To It Challenge Begins May 1

Get moving after this long Minnesota winter by participating in the 2019 Step To It Challenge. Over 20 communities will compete to see which one has the most active residents. Participants have a chance to win Twins Tickets and be honored by Hennepin County and the Minnesota Twins at a home game during the 2019 season. Learn more about the challenge and register to participate here.

Valley Park Clean-Up is May 4

Help keep Hopkins clean by joining the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District's Valley Park Clean Up on Saturday, May 4, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Volunteers are encouraged to wear appropriate clothing and footwear. Gloves, bags, trash grabbers, and snacks will be provided. Learn more about the clean up and register to volunteer here.

Meetings & Events

  • May 7 - City Council Meeting
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