Connections - A Weekly Update from the City of Hopkins

Free Brush Pick-Up Begins September 23

The City will be picking up brush free of charge for residential garbage customers the same day as your garbage day the week of September 23. No call-in is required for the free pick-up. Learn more about brush pick-up requirements here.

Senior Health Fair is September 24

The Hopkins Activity Center's annual “Cruising Toward Healthy Living” health fair is coming up on Tuesday, September 24, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Free health screenings will be offered for advanced care planning, body mass index, depression, along with information and resources from a host of vendors in the senior health care industry. 

Bulk Item Drop-Off is September 27-28

Broken grill taking up space in the garage? Old microwave in the basement you need to toss? The fall bulk drop-off event for City of Hopkins residential garbage customers is Friday, September 27, from 3 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, September 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For $20, plus taxes, you can drop off one appliance and up to three cubic yards worth of trash (the equivalent of one pick-up truck load). Additional appliances are $20, plus taxes, each. More information about the drop-off event is available here.

Tour of Amazon Paint is October 2

The City of Hopkins is offering a tour of Amazon Paint in Fridley, where all paint collected by Hennepin County and participating PaintCare locations is gathered, on Wednesday, October 2, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Find out how they make new paint from all those old colors and what they do with the dried up paint. Transportation is provided, so space is limited. Call or email Pam Hove at or 952-548-6351 to reserve a spot. 

Meetings & Events

  • October 1 - City Council Meeting
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