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 24, from 3 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, September 25, 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.