Check Out Leeds Happenings This Week:
There's a lot going on in historic Leeds, Alabama and we invite you to plug in. Be sure to check out our calendar this week. With plenty of opportunities right here for shopping, dining and entertainment, we're sure you will want to take advantage of what Leeds has to offer!
Lee vs Leeds - AHSAA Football Playoffs 2021
Alabama High School Football (Live)
Click the link below to watch the match
4K Sports-Live Stream: http://online92.sport-streamhd.com/hsfootball.php
Generals @ Greenwave
The Leeds (AL) varsity football team has a home non-conference game vs. Lee (Huntsville, AL) on Friday, November 5 @ 7p.
Workout Anytime Leeds Food Drive
This Thanksgiving we will be taking canned food donations for families in need from your community. Our Food Drive is going on now and will end on November 19th. Help us make a difference in someone's life!
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/WOATLeeds/
Thursday, November 4
Pop Culture Trivia - Traffic Jams Food Truck | Rails & Ales
Your team will have fun trying to answer fun questions about tv, music, movies, The Office, cartoons and more! Rock out to your favorite party music while answering fun questions. Prizes to the winning teams! More Info: www.railsandales.beer
Friday, November 5
Knights of Columbus Charity Bingo Night
Mark your calendars for Bingo Night! Leeds Knights of Columbus Council 5597 announces a Charity Bingo night at Leeds Civic Center scheduled for Friday, November 5, 2021. Doors open at 5:00 pm and Bingo begins at 6:00 pm. This is a fundraiser for charity projects in the greater Leeds area.
Leeds Civic Center is located at 1000 Park Drive. For more information about this event, please call 205.542.0671 and leave a message for Don Tice.
Saturday, November 6
Sunday, November 7
Leeds Art Council Presents Moody High School Gallery Reception
Free reception to view these works will be Sunday November 7. 1:30-3:30 at the LAC. Please come during this time to see the pieces of these talented students!! May be viewed anytime the LAC is open. The Leeds Art Council promotes all forms of art in downtown Leeds.
More Info: http://www.leedsartscouncil.org/
Strung Like A Horse | The Backyard Leeds | 5:30 PM
Seating is first come so bring your lawn chairs and blankets and join us for a great night of blue grass, energetic, country music. Hosted outside on The Backyard stage, this ticket gets your access to the show and to the brewery / restaurants. All ages welcome. $5 per person at the door.
Monday, November 8
Virtual Legal Advice Clinic | Leeds Jane Culbreth Library
NEED SOME FREE LEGAL ADVICE?? The Alabama State Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program is hosting a Virtual Legal Advice Clinic via Zoom. The first clinic will be Monday, November 8th from 2:00 - 4:00 PM and will continue to every 2nd Monday of the month. All meetings will be conducted privately with a lawyer. For more information, refer to the flyer or email them at VLP2@ALABAR.ORG
Tuesday, November 9
Groundbreaking for New Tri-County Veterans Services Center and Community Center | 11:00 AM
Leeds Mayor David Miller, as well as commissioners from Jefferson, Shelby and St. Clair Counties, other community leaders and veterans, will join LTC. Kenneth Phillips, CEO of the non-profit Priority Soldier; Maj. Gen. George Bowman, Project Director; and Dr. Gloria Haynes, Executive Director of the Moton Community Center and Deputy Project Director, for a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, November 9 at 11 a.m. for the new Tri-County Veterans Services Center and Community Center. It will be held at 1721 Moton Street in Leeds, the site of the Moton Community Center.
Wednesday, November 10
Ashley by design | Ashley DeRamus Foundation
benefits those with special needs.
We are in need of help. Enjoy flexible hours and compensation plus special benefits. To apply visit Ashley by Design at Outlet Mall at Grand River or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Angel Tree Kick Off | The Shops Of Grand River
Join us for the Angel Tree Kick Off November 12th at 6pm under the atrium. Leeds High School Green Wave Band will kick off the celebration.
LET’S LIGHT UP THE TOWN – LEEDS, ALABAMA!
Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce is inviting everyone in the City of Leeds to LIGHT UP THE TOWN and raise money for a great cause to kick off the Christmas and holiday season!
We would like to invite you to be an important part of the success for a wonderful community event designed to raise money for a great cause – Christmas toys for children of Leeds needy families through Leeds Outreach with the Leeds Cruising for Toys Cruise-In for a Cause Event scheduled for Saturday, November 13, 2021 beginning at 2:00 pm.
Leeds Cruising for Toys - a Cruise-In with a Cause
As you can see from the attached event flyer, this special event will include the cruise-in for which we expect 200-400 automobiles to cruise into downtown Leeds, prizes, street vendors, food trucks, Christmas Open House and a Parade of Cars. Leeds High School Band will lead the Parade of Cars through downtown Leeds just prior to our annual Christmas Tree Lighting at the gazebo. The band and Leeds High School Chorus will then entertain everyone with Christmas music and Santa will be there to greet children for Selfies with Santa to top off the holiday evening.
HERE'S HOW YOU CAN HELP:
So how can you help or be part of this awesome event? There are several ways. If you have a business in Leeds, no matter whether you are a retailer or a service provider:
1) Have your storefront decorated for Christmas by November 13
2) Open your doors to the public on that Saturday from 2:00 pm until around 6:00 pm. (If retail, this is your opportunity for shoppers. If service provider, law practice, insurance agent, etc., welcome visitors in to meet/greet, serve refreshments like hot cider, etc. Utilize this opportunity to get to know people and welcome them to Leeds.
3) If your business is not in Leeds or you would like to set up as a street vendor downtown, register as a street vendor.
4) Consider an event sponsorship to help us raise money for this charitable cause.
5) If you would like to register your vehicle in the cruise-in, please bring a toy or donation for admission.
6) Encourage others to bring an unwrapped toy for a chance to win $500 cash!
7) Help us “Get the Word Out” about this awesome event.
THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY
This is an opportunity for the entire City of Leeds to “do it up big”, to be festive and welcoming to visitors that afternoon to kick off the holiday season and do something worthwhile for someone else.
If you would like to register a street vendor space, food truck or participate as a corporate sponsor for this event, please contact Sandra McGuire at 205.699.5001. Visit www.LeedsAreaChamber.com for complete details and to download forms!
Would your business like to be featured here?
If you are a member of the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce and have a business or an upcoming event in Leeds, Alabama, you could be featured on this weekly e-blast. Please submit your upcoming event(s) or special offering and we will be happy to include it!
LOOKING FOR A LOCAL VENDOR?
Are you looking for certain product or service from a local vendor? Check out the Business Directory at Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce and choose a chamber member.
If you are a local business and not a chamber member, maybe it's time! For more information, visit www.LeedsAreaChamber.com.
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