Leeds Happenings this Week!

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 Leeds is just a great place to be!

From each corner of Leeds, Alabama, people are flourishing and having a great time building community.  From our children to our senior adults, each group is involved in things they love to do and enjoy the company of others.  It's back to school for the kiddos while our senior adults reminisce on their own back to school days.  We have a variety of venues to enjoy the arts and our library continues to serve all ages.  The children enjoyed a special visit from Chief Irwin this week.  There's definitely no shortage of things to do so we hope you will plug in somewhere to get in on the action.

Check Out this Week's Leeds Happenings

We invite you to check out the scoop with all of the events, happenings, offerings and news snippets in this week's edition of Everyone Leeds.

Also, remember to send us your news so we can feature it right here and always...

Shop Leeds. Dine Leeds. Live Leeds. Entertain Leeds. 

Storytime with Chief Irwin at Leeds Jane Culbreth Library

Chief Irwin visited with us this morning at the Leeds Jane Culbreth Library! Thank you so much for taking the time to read us stories, handing out sticker badges, and answering our questions.

The Library loves to have community celebrities like Police Chief Irwin.  For more information about Leeds Alabama Police Department, visit their Facebook page.

We have some exciting plans and more library events to be announced so stop in to see what's going on at the library soon!  Visit our website at www.LeedsLibrary.com and stay connected with us on Facebook and Instagram!

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Artist Incorporated Watercolor Class

Another great Watercolor Class with Gayle Jones this week at Artists Incorporated Gallery. Beautiful work. everyone! Also, check out our ongoing Tuesday Oil and Acrylic Painting Classes with Krel Buckelew, Thursday Drawing Classes with Dan Tipton, and Silver Clay Jewelry Classes with Cathy Jo Wheeler.

More Info:  https://www.facebook.com/ArtistsIncorporatedGallery/

Leeds Seniors Center Update

It was a great week with BINGO and remembering our own "back to school days: and art!

Check out what our seniors are doing each week at:  www.LeedsAlabama.org

New Business License and Tax Remittance Information

The Avenu portal is officially live!  Effective immediately, all City of Leeds business licenses are to be obtained and taxes are to be reported through Avenu (this includes sales tax, occupational tax, etc.)


Taxpayer Support: 1.877.941.5480

Taxpayer (Taxes) clientsupport@avenuinsights.com

Business license Support Email: businesslicensesupport@avenuinsights.com

Grand River Drive In 

Good times roll here at the drive-in !!! Here is your new movie lineup this week!

screen 1: closed for maintenance
screen 2: 8:30pm - BEAST (R) / 10:20pm - NOPE (R)
screen 3: 8:30pm - BULLET TRAIN / 10:50pm - TOP GUN: MAVERICK
screen 4: 8:30pm - MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU (PG) / 10:15pm - DC LEAGUE OF SUPERPETS (PG)

Box office / concessions remain open through beginning of last feature at 10:50 pm.
Order your tickets by visiting our site or purchasing at the box office when you arrive.

Van's Bar Leeds 

Check out Van's schedule for the week.

Located at 1621 Ashville Road, Leeds. T:  205.352.3699.

This Week's Daily Calendar

Thursday, August 18

Leeds Farmers Market 3pm-6pm

Plan to visit the Farmer's Market in Downtown Leeds at the corner of Parkway Drive & 6th Street to get your weekly veggies and support our local farmers.

Visit their Facebook page for more information:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/907306749334317

Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon | Leeds First United Methodist Church | August 18

RSVP now for our August Chamber Luncheon with special guest speaker Steve Ammons, Jefferson County Commissioner, District 5 at Leeds First United Methodist Church Family Life Center. Lunch is $15 payable at the door. Bring door prizes to advertise your business! RSVP to 205.965.9392 or Sandra@LeedsAreaChamber.com. Leeds First United Methodist Church is located at 1189 6th Street. For speaker bio and more info about meeting: www.LeedsAreaChamber.com

Drawing Class With Dan Tipton | Artist Incorporated Gallery

Every Thursday 3 pm – 6 pm


Pop Culture Trivia Challenge | Rails & Ales

Pop Culture Trivia Challenge brings the fun to Rails and Ales every Thursday at 7 pm. Your team will have fun trying to answer fun questions about tv, music, movies, commercials, cartoons and more! Rock out to your favorite party music while answering fun questions. Prizes to the winning teams. Event: https://railsandales.beer/events

Friday, August 19


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, August 19th. Doors open at 5 pm and Bingo begins at 6 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.

Todd Simpson Duo Live at the Rail | Rails & Ales

Live music with Todd Simpson Duo 7-11 pm. Food with Hey Bebe 6-9.

Events: Rails and Ales.

Saturday, August 20

Chess Club | Leeds Jane Culbreth Library

Leeds Chess Club will meet at Leeds Jane Culbreth Library this Saturday, August 20 at 10 am.

This event is for all skill levels.  Info:  LeedsLibrary.com 

Jewelry Demo | Artists Incorporated at Grand River

Jewelry designer Norman Morgan will be at the gallery this Saturday, Aug. 20th demonstrating how he creates his beautiful silver cuff bracelets using the chase and repousee technique. Shown are two of his gorgeous pendants currently available at the gallery and a completed wide silver cuff bracelet.
Live music with Ham Bagby & Anna Hope 7-11 + food with Gumbo to Geaux 6-9

Ham Bagby and Anna Hope Live at the Rail | Rails and Ales

Live music with Ham Bagby & Anna Hope 7-11 + food with Gumbo to Geaux 6-9

Info:  railsandales.beer

Sunday, August 21

FBC Night Workshop Aug 21

Night of Worship | First Baptist Church Leeds 

Sunday, August 21 @ 5 pm
Register online for dinner and prizes at www.fbcleeds.org
View event: FBC Leeds FaceBook

Monday, August 22

Food Truck Monday – Satay n Roll

Our next Food Truck Monday (August 22) is Satay n Roll. Everyone loves Food Truck Mondays. We encourage you to have lunch in our historic downtown at our scheduled food trucks and our awesome local restaurants. Leeds Food Truck Mondays are located in historic downtown Leeds at corner of 9th & Parkway Drive available from 11 am until 2 pm. View menu and more information:  LeedsAreaChamber.com


Tuesday, August 23

Children's Acting Classes | Leeds Art Council

Children’s Acting Classes Directed By Victoria Boyce

More Information: leedsartcouncil.org 

Art Classes With Krel Buckelew | Artist Incorporated Gallery

You can reach the Gallery anytime by Clicking here:

Contact the Gallery

Shop with us at:

6200 Grand River Blvd, Suite 114 - Leeds

(205) 699-7627

Blazin Beats Music Bingo | Rails & Ales 

Pop Culture Trivia Challenge is adding to the fun we bring with Blazin' Beats Bingo. This is a fast paced music bingo game where our hosts will play part of songs while you listen and mark them off on your bingo card. This ain't your grandma's bingo! Get ready to hear great music, win prizes and, hopefully, be the first to yell BINGO!!! We bring the fun to Rails and Ales every Tuesday at 7 pm. More Information: Rails & Ales

Upcoming Events to Put on Your Calendar (and Remember to Register, if Required)

Touch-A-Truck | The Outlet Shops Of Grand River

August 27 | 10 am-2 pm | Location: Front parking lot behind LOFT and COACH

The Greater Alabama Council Three Rivers District and the Autism Society of Alabama are hosting a Touch-a-Truck event. This event is to bring awareness to Autism and to allow children the opportunity to visit large equipment in a safe and comfortable environment.

For more Information: Shops of Grand River Touch-A-Truck

Homecoming Celebration | First Baptist Church Leeds

Mark your calendars for Sunday Aug. 28th!

FBC Leeds Facebook

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Tent Camping | Barber Vintage Festival | Barber Motorsports Park

Tent camping is going fast for Barber Vintage Festival presented by BMW Motorrad. Purchase today to secure a spot before they're gone! ➡️ http://ow.ly/ENOT50KgQ1c #BVF22

Shopping, Deals & More

Peach & Pork Pizza - The Backyard

Check out the Peach and Pork Pizza available at The Backyard!
More Info:  https://www.facebook.com/thebackyardleeds

Three Earred Rabbit

Needing a specialty or simple occasion cake? Give us a call. Open availability this month. T: (205) 702-6109  - Visit their Facebook Page at: https://www.facebook.com/3earredrabbitleeds

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Bargain Bee's Bargains Galore

2 Hampton bay wicker chairs great to put out by pool or firepit.  This is just one of the great buys you will find at our brand new Bargain Bee's!
Visit us at 1501 8th Street - Leeds across from the Post Office and our Facebook Group.


LA Salon & Boutique

Unique gifts sold here @ LA Salon & Boutique in Leeds


5 Year Celebration | Mum & Me Mercantile

Mum & Me celebrates 5 years in business in our historic downtown Leeds.  Stop in to join in the celebration and shop while you are there.  Happy Birthday, Mum & Me!!! (You can also shop online!)


Game Day | Pants Store Leeds

Getting excited for game days!🏈🐘🤍❤️
​Tap to shop on Instagram + Shop online at pantsstore.com & at all five of our locations

Shop Local | The Outlet Shops Of Grand River 

Back to school shopping.  Sales going on now!  See it, Love it, Get It!!!

For sales go to: shopsofgrandriver.com/sale/

 Fall Open House | The Wooden Anchor 

Let’s celebrate Fall with discounts, giveaways, and refreshments!  August 26-27

More Info:   The Wooden Anchor

Workout Anytime Leeds 

WA August Group Class Schedule💪

We want you to push your limits!  Also, SAVE THE DATE for 4th Annual 9/11 Stair Climb Challenge!! ALL proceeds will be going to the Leeds Fire & Rescue and Leeds Alabama Police Department. We will be taking donations all week. Join us as we honor the men and women who sacrificed their lives on 9/11/2001.

Rachel Borrello | General Manager & AL Area Developer | Office # 205-702-2789 | workoutanytime.com/leeds

Help Wanted

Be a Library Volunteer

Leeds Jane Culbreth Library has volunteer opportunities for approved library volunteers. For more information on how to volunteer, please call 205.699.5962.

8104 Parkway Drive | 205-699-5962 | https://www.leedslibrary.com/

Office Volunteers Needed | Leeds Outreach

If you can help call us at 205-699-7291 office or 205-352-7691 (mobile voice or text). EMAIL - leedsoutreach@gmail.com or apply online https://forms.gle/j9BM4kn86JwU72RH6

Leeds Outreach Facebook Page


Leeds Water Works Board

Leeds Water Works Board is Hiring in Leeds, Alabama. They are looking for a Full-time General Laborer. Send your resumes to: Battaway@LWWB.com


We want you to give us your food truck request!

Tell us what kind of food you are craving and we will invite them to downtown Leeds!

Contact Sandra McGuire at 205.965.9392.

Get Answers to Your Questions on Starting a New Business in Leeds

Get your business off on the right track. Download your FREE City of Leeds Business Licensing Guide with step-by-step checklist and collaborate with the Leeds Business Resource Team!

Let their experience guide you so you can have smooth travels through each stage of the process.

Learn more at www.LeedsAlabama.org/business

This Week's Recipe


Bacon Asparagus Frittata is perfect for breakfast or brunch! Filled with eggs, bacon, asparagus, and cheese. Low-carb and Keto friendly, this recipe is great for any occasion.

Bacon Aparagus Frittata @ https://bit.ly/3QNKLIe


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Everyone Leeds need your help!  We want your videos!  We want to know why you love leeds and the best way to communicate that is through a short selfie video.  All you have to do is to record your video on your iPhone or Android and send it to us.  Don't worry about messing up!  You can record as many takes as you want until you get it like you want it to be - just 30-60 seconds of you sharing why you love our wonderful City of Leeds.  We know that Everyone Loves Leeds, but we want to know why YOU LOVE LEEDS!  You may email your video to us at everyoneleeds@gmail.com or share it with us on Google Drive.  Your video will be shared on our Everyone Leeds website (www.EveryoneLeeds.com) and our social media.  We look forward to hearing why you love Leeds!  #ILoveLeeds

Don't worry! If you're camera shy, you can still get in the news.  We'll be happy to accept your written blurb!

Let Everyone Leeds Share Your News!

Community is important so that's why we want your news.  Whether you have a heart-warming story about the people of Leeds, a local business, an upcoming event or a bit of history that you would like to share, we're all ears here at Everyone Leeds.  Everyone Leeds is a positive platform to help you get your news out so please send us your news and happenings each week!

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!


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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