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Donate Blood at City Hall Blood Drive

updated: Monday, August 08, 2016

City of St. Louis Park Blood Drive (open to the public)
Monday, September 12, 2016
8 - 11 a.m.
Bloodmobile in city hall south parking lot
5005 Minnetonka Blvd.

Blood doesn’t last forever. Every 2 seconds someone needs blood. Every day, people in emergency situations require blood to survive.  Donated blood lasts only 42 days and cannot be synthetically made; there is no substitute.  Only volunteer donors like you can give this gift of life.
 
All blood types are needed! Open to city employees and the general public, 17 years old and above!

Please make an appointment to donate at our blood drive. To sign up, go to www.mbc.org/searchdrives and enter Sponsor Code 0531 or call John McHugh at 952.924.2528.



10th Annual Crime Fund Golf Tournament

updated: Thursday, August 11, 2016

The primary purpose of St. Louis Park Police Department’s Crime Prevention Fund is to assist our department in preventing crime and providing reward funds. The fund also supports National Night Out, Neighborhood Watch Programs, our Chaplain Program, Citizen’s Academy and many other initiatives that provide support for safety awareness to...


Fare For All

updated: Thursday, August 18, 2016

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 8115 State Hwy 7, St. Louis Park. NEW LOCATION!
All ages
Fare For All is a cooperative food purchasing program that sells groceries at discounted prices and is open to anyone and everyone. There is no pre-registration and many forms of payment are accepted.
Wednesdays, Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 14
4 – 6 p.m.
For more information on food packs and prices, visit www.fareforall.org.



Fall Clean-Up Day

The Annual Fall Clean-Up Day will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at the St. Louis Park Municipal Service Center, 7305 Oxford St. The event is for St. Louis Park residents only, personal identification will be required. 

Items collected for a charge:

  • Bulky items - Broken, stained, or unusable furniture, toys, remodeling supplies, wood, equipment, etc.
  • Appliances and microwaves.
  • Electronics - CRT Monitors, Box/Tube TV's (these will be charged based on size).
  • Tires.
  • Mattresses and box springs.

See the price list or call Waste Management at 763.783.5423 for fee information. Cash or checks only.

Items collected for free:

  • Bicycles in any condition.
  • Electronics – Printers, computer towers, laptops, notebooks, cell phones, VCR/DVD players, stereos. EXCLUDES CRT Monitors, Box/Tube TV's, which are accepted for a fee.
  • Items for donation - Gently used household items. No upholstered furniture.
  • Textiles – Clean and dry items only. Torn and worn clothes, shoes (pairs only), linens, towels, fabric scraps.
  • Scrap metal – Grills, steel shelving, bed frames, gutters, etc. Lawn mowers and snow blowers must be drained of all fluids.
  • Paper shredding – Limit three grocery-sized bags per vehicle. Shredded paper will be recycled.
  • Fluorescent bulbs – Limit 10 bulbs per vehicle (including compact fluorescent lights, U-tube and circline fluorescent tubes, bug zappers, black lights, germicidal bulbs, high output bulbs and cold-cathode fluorescent bulbs). Must be intact/unbroken for proper disposal.

Not Accepted:
DO NOT bring tree debris, yard waste, garbage, recyclables, batteries, paint, hazardous waste or concrete. Household hazardous waste (HHW) can be brought to Hennepin County's drop-off facilities or to the HHW collection event all summer long in Minneapolis. Visit www.hennepin.us/dropoffs or call 612.348.3777 for locations and information. 

Tips:

  • Reduce your wait time and vehicle load fees by coordinating with your neighbors or friends to load up one vehicle to deliver items to the Fall Clean-Up.
  • For your safety, we ask that you do not walk or bike in with your materials for drop-off.
  • Many items accepted at the Clean-Up events are accepted year-round at other locations in the metro area. Visit the Hennepin County Green Disposal Guide for information.
  • Additional donation opportunities are outlined in this helpful Donation Opportunities brochure.

The Clean-Up Day is sponsored by Waste Management and the City of St. Louis Park and is provided as a lower-cost alternative to home pick up. The city holds two Clean-Up Day events each year, in June and September. Call Public Works at 952.924.2562 for more information.



Fix-it Clinic

updated: Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Sewing machine won’t sew? Toaster won’t toast? Toy helicopter won’t fly? Don’t throw it out! Bring your broken household goods and clothing in need of repair to a Hennepin County Fix-It Clinic to get free guided assistance from volunteers to help you disassemble, troubleshoot and possibly repair your...


Goblins on Ice

updated: Monday, August 08, 2016

All ages
The Rec Center, 3700 Monterey Drive
Come to The Rec Center for free indoor ice skating during our annual Halloween skating event – one of our favorite holidays! Free rental skates are available and costumes are welcome.
Friday, Oct. 28, noon – 1:30 p.m. and/or 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Free; no registration required.



Pitch-a-Pumpkin

updated: Monday, August 08, 2016

Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive (next to The Rec Center)
Halloween is over and your pumpkins are ready to be pitched! Give your pumpkins another life as compost. Free pumpkin recycling is being offered to residents of St. Louis Park. All the pumpkins will be taken to a local compost facility. Please remove all candles, wax and decorations. Painted pumpkins cannot be accepted.
Nov. 1 – 3, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily



Turkeys on Ice

updated: Monday, August 08, 2016

All ages
The Rec Center, 3700 Monterey Drive
Enjoy free indoor holiday skating just before the turkey and stuffing. Free rental skates available.
Wednesday, Nov. 23, noon – 1:30 p.m.
Free; no registration required.



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St. Louis Park City Hall
5005 Minnetonka Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Phone: 952.924.2500 Email: info@stlouispark.org