Opelika, AL

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Weather Forecast for Opelika

Tonight

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Low around 60. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Friday

Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph.

Friday Night

Clear, with a low around 51. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday

Sunny, with a high near 77. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Saturday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Sunday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

Sunday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Monday

Sunny, with a high near 83.

Monday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Tuesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

Tuesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Wednesday

Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

Wednesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Thursday

A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

Opelika News and Events

Pre-School Story Time

Event date: April 26, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
Join us for an interactive and engaging preschool program that is sure to delight and entertain. The Monday and Friday programs are different, so feel free to come to one or both! (Ages 0-5)

Opelika-Ward 2 Town Hall Meeting

Event date: April 27, 2019
Event Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:
Opelika, AL 36803
Description:
Topics of Discussion:
Dilapidated homes/buildings
Home Buyer Assistance Program
Home under construction
New business start-up program
Ward 2 Academy
Commission on Crime and Violence Update
Bandy/Family Day

Brick Builders Club

Event date: April 27, 2019
Event Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
If you love creating with Lego bricks, then this is the place to be! Open to all ages, but geared towards school-aged children, your creativity will take the spotlight as you build whatever you can imagine. Lego bricks provided.

Walk-in Tech Help

Event date: April 27, 2019
Event Time: 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
Have Tech Questions? Need to start an email account or get help with an online job application? Do you get a headache trying to download an eBook? We can help with that! Drop in every Saturday between 3pm and 4pm OR make an appointment for a time that works better with your schedule!

For more info or to book your appointment, call 334-705-5380 or email library@opelika-al.gov

Civic Chorale Spring Concert

Event date: April 28, 2019
Event Time: 04:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Opelika, AL 36803

Registrations begins: T-Ball & SportsPlex Swim Lessons

Event date: April 29, 2019
Event Time: 08:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Location:
Opelika, AL 36803
Description:
Registrations begins for T-Ball & SportsPlex Swim Lessons

Pre-School Story Time

Event date: April 29, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
Join us for an interactive and engaging preschool program that is sure to delight and entertain! They won't even know they are learning! (Ages 0-5)

Board Game Hangout

Event date: April 29, 2019
Event Time: 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
From Monopoly to Betrayal at the House on the Hill to Sushi Go, Monday is for board games. BYOB (thats Bring Your Own Board game) or play one of ours. Board Game Hangout is geared towards ages 16 and up.

Home School Coding

Event date: May 1, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
Homeschool Coding at the Lewis Cooper Jr Memorial Library is going to teach your kids how to make website, apps, and games in a fun environment. Give them much needed exposure to STEM education and let them get ahead of the crowd. Note: This is the same program as our regular Code Club and Code Club Jr. but offered during the day and geared towards homeschooling families. (Ages 9 and up)

Summer Swing and Noon Tunes

Event dates: May 1, 2019 - July 30, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:
Denson Drive
Opelika, AL 36804

Code Club Jr.

Event date: May 1, 2019
Event Time: 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
Maybe the next Zuckerberg sleeps in your house. Code Club at the Lewis Cooper Jr Memorial Library is going to teach your kids how to make website, apps, and games in a fun environment. Give them much needed exposure to STEM education and let them get ahead of the crowd. Not only could they become the next tech billionaire, but they'll learn valuable critical thinking skills at the same time. Bring your own laptop if you have one, but it is not required. (Ages 8-9)

68th National Day of Prayer

Event date: May 2, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location:
Opelika, AL 36803
Description:
68th National Day of Prayer
Non-Denominational Prayer and Praise

Imagination Lab

Event date: May 2, 2019
Event Time: 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801

Code Club

Event date: May 2, 2019
Event Time: 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
Maybe the next Zuckerberg sleeps in your house. Code Club at the Lewis Cooper Jr Memorial Library is going to teach your kids how to make website, apps, and games in a fun environment. Give them much needed exposure to STEM education and let them get ahead of the crowd. Not only could they become the next tech billionaire, but they'll learn valuable critical thinking skills at the same time. Bring your own laptop if you have one, but it is not required. (Ages 10 and up)

Cycle of Service by Alabama Rural Ministries...Biking to end the cycle of poverty.

Event dates: May 3, 2019 - May 5, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Opelika, AL 36803
Description:
Cycle of Service is a main fundraising event for Alabama Rural Ministry. It is an intense, fun, 2.5 day bike ride that helps families with low incomes receive vital repairs and works to end substandard housing in rural Alabama. The funds gained from cyclists sponsors provide home repair assistance to families in Lee, Macon, and Sumter counties making homes warm, safe, and dry through mission volunteers. It also helps ARM host childrens summer camps with a goal to help kids break cycles of generational poverty. (More information about ARMs mission and vision can be found at www.arm-al.org).


Information link: http://cycleofservice.arm-al.org/
Registration link: www.arm-al.org/cos2019

Brick Builders Club

Event date: May 4, 2019
Event Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
If you love creating with Lego bricks, then this is the place to be! Open to all ages, but geared towards school-aged children, your creativity will take the spotlight as you build whatever you can imagine. Lego bricks provided.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons New Campaign Beginning

Event date: May 4, 2019
Event Time: 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
Our Teen D&D group will beginning a new campaign. This is the perfect time to learn how to play and join a fun group. Open to middle school and high school students. No cost. No registration required.

Walk-in Tech Help

Event date: May 4, 2019
Event Time: 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
Have Tech Questions? Need to start an email account or get help with an online job application? Do you get a headache trying to download an eBook? We can help with that! Drop in every Saturday between 3pm and 4pm OR make an appointment for a time that works better with your schedule!

For more info or to book your appointment, call 334-705-5380 or email library@opelika-al.gov

Registration begins: Opelika Crush

Event date: May 5, 2019
Event Time: 08:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Location:
Opelika, AL 36803
Description:
Registration begins for Opelika Crush

Smartypants Book Club

Event date: May 5, 2019
Event Time: 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
This book club is for people looking to read thoughtful and intelligent stories. Each meeting will cover a theme, not a certain title. We will provide suggested new-release titles for each theme, but feel free to bring your own addition! Each meeting will have engaging and thought-provoking discussion and snacks will be provided. Monthly themes are below:
January: Good Eats
February: Black History is American History
March: Amazing Women, Amazing Stories
April: Dark Side of History

Registration begins: PLEX Camp, Baton, EYG Basketball, Flag Football, Tennis, Cheerleading, Day in the Life Series

Event date: May 6, 2019
Event Time: 08:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Location:
Opelika, AL 36803
Description:
Registration begins for: PLEX Camp, Baton, EYG Basketball, Flag Football, Tennis, Cheerleading, Day in the Life Series

Crochet Club

Event date: May 6, 2019
Event Time: 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
No experience required! Have you always wanted to learn to create beauty from almost nothing? Come learn to crochet or knit and engage in a fun-loving community. The library has some supplies on hand for beginners but cannot guarantee their availability.

Board Game Hangout

Event date: May 6, 2019
Event Time: 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
From Monopoly to Betrayal at the House on the Hill to Sushi Go, Monday is for board games. BYOB (thats Bring Your Own Board game) or play one of ours. Board Game Hangout is geared towards ages 16 and up.

Circles of Opelika - Chat & Chew

Event date: May 7, 2019
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:
1103 Glenn Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
Chat and Chew
Building and Maintaining Credit
Presented by Dr. Nathaniel Dunlap, Jr., The PRF Institute

Open to the community.
Dinner and Childcare will be provided.

City Council Meeting

Event date: May 7, 2019
Event Time: 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:
City Hall - Council Chambers
204 S 7th Street
Opelika, AL 36803
Description:
Citizens are invited to voice their opinions at each council meeting. The only rule is that you must give your name and address, and you are limited to 5 minutes or less.

Imagination Lab

Event date: May 9, 2019
Event Time: 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

Event date: May 9, 2019
Event Time: 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Location:
700 Fox Trail
Opelika, AL 36801