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!
Leeds Knights of Columbus Donates to Local Charities
Knights of Columbus Leeds Council 5597 presented donations to two local charities at their monthly meeting on Thursday. Susan Meredith received a check for $2500 for Ann’s New Life Center. Beverly Riddlesperger received a check for $2000 for Leeds Outreach. Other recent donations include a $5000 donation to St. Barnabas Catholic Church in East Lake for much needed building repairs, $500 to Backpack Buddies and $300 was collected for the Holy Rosary Food Pantry.
OCTOBER 22-24 | BOX OFFICE OPENS AT 5:00 pm
screen 1: screen 2:
1) Dune 7:00 pm 1) Halloween Kills 7:00 pm
2) Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Second Showing 9:50 pm 2) Candyman (R) 9:00 pm
screen 3: screen 4:
1) Ron’s Gone Wrong 7:00 pm 1) James Bond: No Time To Die 7:00 pm
2) The Addams Family 2 9:02 pm 2)Venom 2: Let There Be Carnage 9:58 pm
More Info: https://www.grandriverdrive-in.com/
Thursday, October 21
Fall Wine Down & Third Thursday Deals - LA Salon, Flowers & Boutique
Discounts on ladies clothing, gifts, tanning and products. We will have drinks and snacks to enjoy! Come in on the 21st of Oct between 12-6p and check out all of our new fashions.
Iron City Wranglers | The Backyard | 4-7pm
Come check out their rigs, have a brew, meet the crew and learn more about the awesome things they are doing in the community.The fun starts at 4pm, raffle prize giveaway at 6pm. You can find them here every third Thursday of the month. More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/124358019654540/
Pop Culture Trivia Challenge | Rails & Ales
Pop Culture Trivia Challenge brings the fun every Thursday night | Trivia begins at 7 + Traffic Jams Food Truck 6:00-9:00 pm. More Info: www.railsandales.beer
Friday, October 22
Saturday, October 23
Community Cookout | Moton Park
Food, games and fun for the whole family! Will feature a bouncy house, Kona Ice, DC Truck and Hope's Closet at no cost.
Sunday, October 24
Monday, October 25
Food Truck Monday at the Gazebo
Food Truck Monday - October 25 with Satay n Roll on Parkway and 9th Street. This food truck will be on location from 11:00 am until ?
Tuesday, October 26
Wednesday, October 27
WorkSmart Staffing Ribbon Cutting | 10 am
Leeds Area Chamber Of Commerce & City of Leeds welcomes you to Leeds.
Cedar Springs Shopping Center - 1631 Ashville Rd, Leeds, AL
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/LeedsAreaChamber
Thursday, October 28
Chamber Member Appreciation Cookout | 11a-1p
The Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce would like to show our appreciation to you as a chamber member. Chamber Member Appreciation Cookout 2021 Our Board of Directors will have hamburgers and hot dogs on the grill to provide an appreciation lunch just for…
Friday, October 29
Workout Anytime Leeds Halloween Costume Party 🎃
Our Halloween Costume Party will be held Friday, October 29th during staffed hours. We will have a Costume Contest and staff will be voting on the BEST costume!
1st Place: 1 FREE Month
2nd Place: FREE PT Session
3rd Place: FREE T-shirt
May the best costume win
More Info: https://workoutanytime.com/leeds/
Leeds Downtown Trick or Treat
If you are a local business and would like to participate in this event, please contact Sandra McGuire at 205.699.5001 or download the application on the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce website. This is a great opportunity to get in front of thousands of families in downtown Leeds and give back to the community. It's going to be a great event!
Saturday, October 30
Monster Mash Dash 5k and Color Run
Saturday, October 30 | The Outlet Shops of Grand River
The Leeds Elementary and Leeds Primary PTO annual Monster Mash 5K and Fun Run is scheduled for The Outlet Shops of Grand River. This year’s run is a combined fundraiser for both schools. Our goal is to educate our students about living a healthy lifestyle in addition to raising funds to go towards improving literacy and technology in both buildings. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/238629268181049
Family Movie Night | 5:30 pm – 8 pm
Join us for a fun-filled Family Movie Night with Face-Painting, Food Truck, and Flavorful Treats! Feel free to bring your blankets or lawn chairs to enjoy the movie "Soul".
The Tower of Prayer Church
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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