Connections - A Weekly Update from the City of Hopkins

Fire Department Open House is October 12

The Hopkins Fire Department will host its annual Open House at the Hopkins Fire Station, 101 17th Avenue S, on Saturday, October 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by and enjoy fire truck and bucket rides, free hot dogs and popcorn, and lots of hands-on fun. Watch live fire demonstrations, including an auto extrication and car fire, and learn valuable health and life safety tips. Learn more here.

The Artery: A Great Streets Celebration is October 12

The Artery was recently recognized by the American Planning Association as a 2019 Great Street in America. Let’s celebrate! Join the City for the Great Street announcement ceremony on Saturday, October 12, at 5 p.m., followed by live music, giant yard games and a paper lantern painting art project. Bring a chair and a blanket, and stay for a showing of Toy Story 4 after the sun goes down. This family-friendly event will take place along 8th Avenue between Mainstreet and First Street S. More information is available here

Sunday Open Skates at the Pavilion Return October 13

Sunday Open Skates are back at the Pavilion beginning Sunday, October 13. Bring your whole family and skate from 1 to 2:30 pm. No sticks or pucks allowed. All Open Skates are $4 for adults, $3 for seniors and students, and free for kids under 5. Learn more about activities at the Pavilion here.

Save the Date! Halloween in Hopkins is October 26

Break out your costumes a little early and head downtown for a day of family fun for the Hopkins Business and Civic Association's Halloween in Hopkins on Saturday, October 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Start out at the Hopkins Police Department for the Haunted Jail Tour, open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., then head one block over for trick-or-treating on Mainstreet – just look for the “treat stop” signs. 

Share Your Housing Priorities for Hopkins with
Hennepin County

Hennepin County is in the process of updating their five-year plan for federal housing funds. This plan guides investment of about $6 million each year for affordable housing and community development projects and services in suburban cities, including Hopkins.  Share your experience and priorities for housing and community development in our community here

Meetings & Events

  • October 15 - City Council Meeting
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