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Library

  1. Closed for Veterans' Day

    November 12, 2018, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Lewis Cooper Jr. Memorial Library

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  2. Recycled Teenagers Book Club

    November 12, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Opelika Sportsplex & Aquatics Center

    Monthly book club featuring lively discussion around books chosen by Opelika Library Director, Rosanna McGinnis. Books are Provided. For more information, contact Valeri White at the Adult Activity Center.

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  3. Home School Coding

    November 14, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cooper Library Meeting Room

    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)

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  4. Code Club Jr.

    November 14, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Cooper Library Meeting Room

    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)

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  5. Imagination Lab

    November 15, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Cooper Library Children's Room

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  6. Code Club

    November 15, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Cooper Library Meeting Room

    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)

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  7. Pre-School Story Time

    November 16, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cooper Library Children's Room

    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)

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  8. Brick Builders Club

    November 17, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Cooper Library Children's Room

    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.

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  9. Walk-in Tech Help

    November 17, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lewis Cooper Jr. Memorial Library

    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

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  10. Tabletop RPG Night

    November 18, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lewis Cooper Jr. Memorial Library

    Tabletop RPG and all you game playing types- We have space for you! Join our group or bring your own. Food and drink welcome but not provided.

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  11. Crochet Club

    November 19, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Cooper Library Meeting Room

    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.

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  12. Pre-School Story Time

    November 19, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cooper Library Children's Room

    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)

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  13. Board Game Hangout

    November 19, 2018, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Lewis Cooper Jr. Memorial Library

    From Monopoly to Betrayal at the House on the Hill to Sushi Go, Monday is for board games. BYOB (that’s Bring Your Own Board game) or play one of ours. Board Game Hangout is geared towards ages 16 and up.

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  14. Home School Coding

    November 21, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cooper Library Meeting Room

    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)

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  15. Code Club Jr.

    November 21, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Cooper Library Meeting Room

    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)

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  16. Library Closed for Thanksgiving

    November 22, 2018 - November 23, 2018 @ Lewis Cooper Jr. Memorial Library

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  17. Brick Builders Club

    November 24, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Cooper Library Children's Room

    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.

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  18. Walk-in Tech Help

    November 24, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lewis Cooper Jr. Memorial Library

    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

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  19. Tabletop RPG Night

    November 25, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lewis Cooper Jr. Memorial Library

    Tabletop RPG and all you game playing types- We have space for you! Join our group or bring your own. Food and drink welcome but not provided.

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  20. Pre-School Story Time

    November 26, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cooper Library Children's Room

    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)

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  21. Board Game Hangout

    November 26, 2018, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Lewis Cooper Jr. Memorial Library

    From Monopoly to Betrayal at the House on the Hill to Sushi Go, Monday is for board games. BYOB (that’s Bring Your Own Board game) or play one of ours. Board Game Hangout is geared towards ages 16 and up.

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  22. Home School Coding

    November 28, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cooper Library Meeting Room

    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)

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  23. Code Club Jr.

    November 28, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Cooper Library Meeting Room

    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)

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  24. Imagination Lab

    November 29, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Cooper Library Children's Room

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  25. Code Club

    November 29, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Cooper Library Meeting Room

    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)

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  26. Pre-School Story Time

    November 30, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cooper Library Children's Room

    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)

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Main Calendar

  1. Ribbon Cutting for Holiday Shopping

    November 20, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Downtown Opelika Tree

    The Alabama Retail Association has selected Opelika as a 2018 host city for its third annual Shop Alabama for the Holidays tour! Just in time for the busiest shopping weeks of the year, Alabama Retail will kick off the statewide shopping initiative and announce its new holiday hashtag campaign, #DoubleYourGift, at a community rally and news conference. The event, hosted in partnership with the City of Opelika, Opelika Chamber of Commerce and downtown Opelika retailers, is set for 10 a.m. Nov. 20 beside the downtown Christmas tree on 9th Street. WHAT: Shop Alabama for the Holidays Kickoff & Downtown Holiday Shopping Ribbon Cutting WHO: Alabama Retail Association, City of Opelika, Opelika Chamber of Commerce, Taylor Made Designs WHERE: 9th Street in downtown Opelika, beside the city’s Christmas Tree WHEN: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20 When you #ShopAlabama you STRENGTHEN your local economy, SUPPORT your community and INVEST in the vibrancy of your city!

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  2. City Council Meeting

    November 20, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    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.

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  3. Small Business Saturday

    November 24, 2018, All Day @ Downtown Opelika

    Start your Christmas shopping!

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  4. Small Business Saturday

    November 24, 2018, All Day @ Downtown Opelika

    Start your Christmas shopping!

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  5. The Christmas Market

    November 29, 2018 - December 1, 2018 @ The Bottling Plant Event Center

    Auburn | Opelika's three day holiday shopping event, is the must-attend event this season. A portion of proceeds from The Christmas Market will support BigHouse - which aims to impact the lives of children in foster care in a positive way through meeting their needs and serving their foster families. As well as Women’s Hope, a non-profit medical center serving the Lee County Community. There is not a better time to support them than CHRISTMAS!

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Parks & Recreation

  1. Veterans Day Hours

    November 12, 2018, All Day @ Opelika Sportsplex & Aquatics Center

    The Opelika SportsPlex will be open from 5:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 12th. All other recreation facilities will be CLOSED.

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  2. Tennis Mini Clinic 2 Registration Ends

    November 15, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Calhoun Tennis Center

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  3. Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

    November 21, 2018 - November 23, 2018 @ Opelika Sportsplex & Aquatics Center

    Wednesday, November 21: The Opelika SportsPlex will be open from 5:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Thursday, November 22: All Parks and Recreation facilities are CLOSED. Friday, November 23: The Opelika SportsPlex will be open from 5:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. All other Parks and Recreation facilities are CLOSED

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  4. Junior Basketball Registration Ends

    November 26, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Opelika Sportsplex & Aquatics Center

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Planning

  1. Zoning Board of Adjustments Meeting

    November 13, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Public Works Facility

    Zoning Board of Adjustments, meeting

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  2. November Planning Commission Work Session and Meeting

    November 20, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Public Works Facility

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