Opelika, AL

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Weather Forecast for Opelika

Today

Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tonight

Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday

A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Friday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Saturday

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night

A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Sunday

Showers and thunderstorms. High near 86. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Sunday Night

A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Monday

Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday Night

A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Tuesday

A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89.

Tuesday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Wednesday

A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

Opelika News and Events

Story Time

Event date: August 23, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
Every Monday and Friday join us at 10am for an interactive story time. Perfect for preschoolers, children enjoy 20 minutes of books, songs, manipulatives, and rhymes, with an emphasis on repetition for their developing minds. Storytime is followed by free play and is a great way to get out of the house for kids and caregivers alike!

Brick Builders

Event date: August 24, 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: August 24, 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

Story Time

Event date: August 26, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
Every Monday and Friday join us at 10am for an interactive story time. Perfect for preschoolers, children enjoy 20 minutes of books, songs, manipulatives, and rhymes, with an emphasis on repetition for their developing minds. Storytime is followed by free play and is a great way to get out of the house for kids and caregivers alike!

Planning Commission Work Session

Event date: August 27, 2019
Event Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Location:
700 Fox Trail
Opelika, AL 36801

Planning Commission Meeting

Event date: August 27, 2019
Event Time: 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location:
700 Fox Trail
Opelika, AL 36801

Pre-Coding

Event date: August 28, 2019
Event Time: 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
This 4 week class will cover all the basics of a computer before you begin one of our coding programs. While not required as a pre-requisite for Code Club, it is highly recommended. Ages 8-12.

Story Time

Event date: August 30, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
Every Monday and Friday join us at 10am for an interactive story time. Perfect for preschoolers, children enjoy 20 minutes of books, songs, manipulatives, and rhymes, with an emphasis on repetition for their developing minds. Storytime is followed by free play and is a great way to get out of the house for kids and caregivers alike!

Opelika SportsPlex 10th Anniversary

Event date: August 31, 2019
Event Time: 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:
1001 Andrews Road
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
FREE food, scavenger hunt for prizes, inflatable bounce houses, free group fitness classes, fitness competitions, fitness assessments, "meet a trainer" and more! If you sing-up for membership during the event you will get your first 2 months FREE!

Brick Builders

Event date: August 31, 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: August 31, 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

Story Time

Event date: September 2, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
Every Monday and Friday join us at 10am for an interactive story time. Perfect for preschoolers, children enjoy 20 minutes of books, songs, manipulatives, and rhymes, with an emphasis on repetition for their developing minds. Storytime is followed by free play and is a great way to get out of the house for kids and caregivers alike!

City Council Meeting

Event date: September 3, 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.

Homeschool Hangout: Code Club

Event date: September 4, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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.

Code Club Jr.

Event date: September 4, 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 8-11

Imagination Lab

Event date: September 5, 2019
Event Time: 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location:
200 South 6th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
Description:
Create, discover, and set your imagination free! Each week will have a different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math)-based activity. You do not have to attend all events. Pick and choose what suits you!
Ages 6-11 REGISTRATION REQUIRED!
Registration Opens 8/15 for September, 9/19 for October, 10/17 for November, and 11/14 for December. Limited to 20 explorers per session. Call 334-705-5378 to register or visit the link below.

Code Club

Event date: September 5, 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 12 and older.