Connections - A Weekly Update from the City of Hopkins

Hopkins Artspace Open House is November 16

Building on the strength of the arts community in Hopkins, the City and Artspace, a nonprofit developer of affordable spaces for artists, are working together to explore the feasibility of creating new affordable live/work housing for artists on Lot 800, a City-owned parking lot on the northwest corner of 1st Street N and 10th Avenue N.  
Learn more about Artspace at an Open House on Saturday, November 16, from 4 to 6 p.m., at the Hopkins Activity Center (33 14th Avenue N). Drop-in for hot cocoa, art making, a performance by House of Dance and short videos on artist housing. Find more information about the project and future events here.

Winter Recreation Brochure Online November 20

The Hopkins-Minnetonka Recreation Services Winter-Spring 2019-20 brochure will be available by November 20 at The winter/spring edition is only available online and will not be printed and mailed. If you wish to request a hard copy at no charge, call 952-939-8203. Program registration starts December 3 for Minnetonka and Hopkins residents.

Cops N Kids Shopping Nominations Due November 22

Do you know a Hopkins resident between the ages of 12 and 14 who would benefit from police mentorship? The Hopkins Police Department is now accepting nominations for Cops N Kids Shopping coming up on Tuesday, December 10. Nominations can be completed online or by filling out a form in the police department lobby. All nominations are due by Friday, November 22. Learn more and fill out a nomination application here.

Play Turkey Bingo with Hopkins Police November 23

The Hopkins Police Department is hosting their annual Turkey Bingo on Saturday, November 23, from 2 to 5 p.m., at the Hopkins Activity Center.  For $10, play 10 games for the chance to win a turkey and all the fixings. Raffles will be held between games. The money raised will help support Cops N Kids events and youth outreach. Participants must be 18 years or older to attend. 

Brush and Yard Waste Drop-Off Site Closes November 23

The free yard waste/brush drop-off site (3100 Hopkins Crossroad) will be open Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Saturday, November 23, weather permitting. After November 23, the site will close for the season. Learn what's accepted at the drop-off site here.

Meetings & Events

  • November 18 - City Council Meeting (preliminary agenda)
  • November 28 & 29 - City Offices Closed
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