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  1. Opelika Songwriters Festival

    May 24, 2019 - May 26, 2019

    The Opelika Songwriters Festival, a new annual event based in Opelika, Alabama, will entertain music fans at its inaugural celebration over Memorial Day Weekend (May 24-26, 2019) at multiple venues in the town’s historic downtown. Rob and Jen Slocumb, a.k.a. Martha’s Trouble (a husband and wife folk/rock duo and owners of Opelika recording studio/event center The Sound Wall) are bringing the new festival to life. The Opelika Songwriters Festival is a co-production of The Sound Wall and The Arts Association of East Alabama. Confirmed sponsors include the City of Opelika, Auburn-Opelika Tourism and Sundilla Concert Series, and proceeds from the festival go to benefit The Arts Association of East Alabama. Attendees from across the Southeast and further afield are expected to gather for this very special event. For more information, visit www.opelikasongwritersfestival.com or contact Krista Mettler with Skye Media at krista.mettler@skyemediaonline.com.

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  2. Walk-in Tech Help

    May 25, 2019, 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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  3. Library Closed for Memorial Day

    May 27, 2019, All Day @ Lewis Cooper Jr. Memorial Library

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  4. Memorial Day

    May 27, 2019, All Day

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  5. Planning Commission Work Session

    May 28, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Public Works Facility

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  6. Planning Commission Meeting

    May 28, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Public Works Facility

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  7. Bossy Pants Book Club

    May 28, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Cooper Library Meeting Room

    If you love spiky humor, quick wit and brutal honesty, this new book club is perfect for you! We meet at the Library on the fourth Tuesday of the Month at 6:30 P.M. Snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Library. May: Close Enough To Touch by Colleen Oakley June: How to Walk Away by Katherine Center July: The Women of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor

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  8. Summer Swing: Crossroads

    May 28, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Municipal Park

    This 13-week concert series offers a wide variety of musical entertainment including Gospel, Soul, Jazz, R&B, Oldies, Country, Big Band Swing, Folk and Community Band music. The Opelika Band Boosters prepare hamburgers and hotdogs for a nominal fee from 6:15-7:30 p.m., ideal for a family picnic. Center State Bank of Opelika will provide complimentary lemonade during the concerts. The Rocky Brook Rocket, a vintage train with long, rich history is back on the tracks for complimentary rides. Come out early! Bring the whole family, a quilt or lawn chair and relax on the bank of Rocky Brook Creek for an evening of musical fun, fellowship and relaxation Many thanks to our community partners: The Opelika Auburn News, The Opelika Chamber of Commerce, The Opelika Observer, WKKR 97.7 and MIX 96.7

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  9. Summer Reading Kick-Off Extravaganza!

    May 29, 2019, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Lewis Cooper Jr. Memorial Library

    Drop by anytime between 11am and 2pm to register for the 2019 Summer Reading Program. While you're here, take part in some fun activities and have a hot dog on us! Cooper Library is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, and activities for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation contact the Library at least 72 hours in advance at: 334.705.5385, 334.705.5381 (FAX), or e-mail at library@opelika-al.gov

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  10. Noon Tunes: Strawberry Whine

    May 29, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Courthouse Square

    Celebrate the arrival of summer with Noon Tunes! Bring a quilt or lawn chair and relax by the fountain for an hour of unforgettable musical entertainment. Butcher Paper BBQ and O Town Ice Cream will be there selling lunch and sweet treats. Thank you, Center State Bank, for providing free lemonade!

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  11. Brick Builders

    May 30, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Lewis Cooper Jr. Memorial Library

    Join us for Brick Building all day every Thursday at Cooper Library! Cooper Library is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, and activities for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation contact the Library at least 72 hours in advance at: 334.705.5385, 334.705.5381 (FAX), or e-mail at library@opelika-al.gov

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  12. Program: Story Time Fridays

    May 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Lewis Cooper Jr. Memorial Library

    We have something for all ages on Fridays at Cooper Library! Birth - 5 years old will take part in our story time with songs and activities. 1st grade - 3rd Grade will enjoy crafts, activities, and games! 4th - 8th grade will create a huge art project to decorate the Library through the end of the Bicentennial! Cooper Library is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, and activities for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation contact the Library at least 72 hours in advance at: 334.705.5385, 334.705.5381 (FAX), or e-mail at library@opelika-al.gov

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