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The Sound Of Music | LHS Oak & Ivy Theatre

March 9, 10, 11, and 13

Doors open 6:30 - Show starts @ 7 pm

Don't miss Opening Night this Thursday! Avery Ford plays Maria and does a wonderful performance in this iconic role! The Captain is played by Anthony Heritage in his first-ever role! All four schools are represented. Don't miss it!

Tickets @ gofan.co

Webb & Company | Easter Egg Hunt

Kids have been having a fabulous time all around town participating with this exciting egg hunt!

Here's how it works:

One Golden Price Egg Every Week!
Look all over Leeds from 03/04-03/25
Our bunnies are hiding eggs all over town! Enjoy the Hunt and Tag us in your pics!

Webb & Company Realty | Leeds AL | Facebook

Saw's BBQ - Alabama's #1 Best BBQ | The Backyard Leeds

We are excited to announce that @southernlivingmag ranked SAW’S BBQ…

The #1 Best BBQ in Alabama! 🐷🐷🐷

Read the article by visiting their site >>>



Saw's BBQ is located at The Backyard

in the Outlet Shops of Grand River

Leeds Fire & Rescue News

Beginning March 6th, Leeds Fire and Rescue will perform annual testing on all fire hydrants throughout the city. This process can sometimes make residential water slightly brown when first running your faucet or shower. All testing will be completed by the end of April. We appreciate your patience during this time. Please feel free to contact the fire station if you have any questions. Thanks!

Leeds Fire & Rescue | Leeds AL | Facebook

Chin Track Days | Barber Motorsports Park

MAR 18-19, 2023

The Gold Standard for High Performance Track Days. Barber Motorsports Park: Saturday & Sunday: 2-days - One fee presented by Corsa crew
To register or for more Information: chintrackdays.com

Barber Motorsports Park | Facebook

Grand River Drive-In

March 10th - 11th
Box Office Opens at 5:30 pm | Start Time 6:30 pm
Screen 2: 6:30 pm - Scream VI (R) / 8:45 pm - Cocaine Bear (R)
Screen 3: 6:30 pm - 65 (PG-13) / 8:15 pm - Missing (PG-13)
Screen 4: 6:30 pm - Creed III (PG-13) / 8:40 pm - Antman and The Wasp: Quantumania (PG-13)
Movies Start At 6:30 pm || Features Times will Coincide with the Sunset. Snack Shack: Open
Tickets Live On Grandriverdrive-In.Com

Thursday, March 16

Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce March Luncheon | Leeds First Methodist Church

Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce will host their monthly chamber luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at Leeds First Methodist Church located at 1189 6th Street, Leeds with Guest Speaker:  Kevin Grigsby, Alabama Power Marketing Specialist.

This is a great opportunity to meet and develop relationships with other Leeds area business professionals, hear a great speaker and enjoy a great lunch.  Also, businesses are encourage to bring door prizes to advertise your business.

Lunch is $15 and make your reservation with Sandra McGuire, Executive Director, at (205) 699-5001, (205) 965.9392 or Sandra@LeedsAreaChamber.com.

Blazin Beatz Music Bingo | Rails and Ales

Blazin ‘Beatz Bingo is a fast paced free to play 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 dance, sing, hear great music, win prizes and hopefully be the first to yell BINGO!!! We bring the fun every Thursday at 7 to Rails and Ales.

More Info: https://railsandales.beer/events

Friday, March 17

Bob Marston Live at the Rail | Rails & Ales

Live music with Bob Marston 7-11 pm.

Rails and Ales | Leeds AL | Facebook

Foos Friday & Nacho Daddy | Van's Bar Leeds

Foos Friday starts @ 7 pm & Nacho Daddy Friday, March 10th, at VAN'S in Leeds, AL, starting at 9 PM.
$6 cove | 21+ show

Vans Bar | Leeds AL | Facebook

Saturday, March 18

Daddy - Daughter Western Party | Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce

WANTED: DADDIES & DAUGHTERS to mosey on over to the 2nd Annual Daddy-Daughter Western Party hosted by the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce. Bring a dad, grandfather, uncle or other special male guest! Saturday, March 18 from 6-8p at The Livery Event Center and The Historic Train Depot located in historic downtown Leeds at 8334-8335 Thornton Avenue.

Plenty of fun is planned with line dancing, face painting, balloon artist, refreshments, photo booth for selfies and more!

REWARD: Lots of Memories and a Stompin’ Good Time!

This event is designed for primary and elementary school ages.  You will not want to miss this event!

Advance tickets: $15 each for Daddy & Daughter and $10 for each additional girl. All tickets are $20 at the door. To purchase tickets, please visit www.LeedsAreaChamber.com or call 205.965.9392.

Here is the direct link for reservations and payment options:

We would like to thank our event sponsors: Balloon Artists - Mills Pharmacies, Face Painters - The Outlet Shops of Grand River, Daddy-Daughter Flower Booth - Casey Parsons Guild Mortgage, Games and More - Leeds First Methodist Church, Hot Dogs & Grillin' - MortgageRight and Photography - adr Business & Marketing Strategies.

It's The Backyard Leeds Birthday!!!

Big News at The Backyard...our 2nd Birthday is this Saturday, March 11th.
Our hours are 9am-10pm.
We invite everyone to come and enjoy all the wonderful things The Backyard has offered since the time we have been located at The Shops of Grand River in Suite 510.
There will be live music from 6-9pm with Marshall Mikesell.
Signature Special Drink for the day - "Have Your Cake and Eat it 2"
You’re invited to come out to play mini golf, eat great food, and hang out with your friends.
We would love for everyone to come celebrate with us!

The Backyard | Facebook

VAN’S Third Annual Crawfish & Seafood Boil

“BARS, BANDS, ‘N’ BUGS 2023 Hot Lips Tour. "It’s spicy, baby!
Join us on March 11th, starting at 12 PM for VAN’S Third Annual Crawfish & Seafood Boil featuring fresh crawfish and seafood by Craw Daddy Dave’s and LIVE entertainment all day.

Click here for more information: BARS, BANDS, ‘N’ BUGS 2023

Van's Bar | Leeds  AL | Facebook

Stephen Wheeler Live | Rails & Ales

Live music with Stephen Wheeler 7-11 p.m. Food with The Lil Bougie Foodie 6-9 p.m.

Rails and Ales | Leeds AL | Facebook

Sunday, March 19


Sunday Morning Worship | FBC Leeds

Don’t forget, this Saturday night!
Sunday morning worship is a Saturday night decision so don’t be late! Join us for worship at 8:30 or 10:45 AM!
FBC Leeds - 7481 Parkway Drive - FBC Leeds Facebook Page

Open Mic Night Competition | Leeds Arts Council

Beginning in March, the LAC along with musician and host Mandi Rae Trott will be presenting an Open Mic Night in a competition format. 5$ for both performers and spectators. The winner each month will receive 50% of the door money as a cash prize based on a vote at the show's end.
The first open mic will be March 19th from 7 pm - 9 pm - sign up in person beginning at 6:30 or email mandiraemusic@gmail.com to get on the list. If your act or band has more than two people - please let us know ahead of time so we can set up for you.
Tell your friends! The more people who show up to perform or watch is more money you can win! This will be recurring on the 3rd Sunday of every month. This is a great chance to get stage experience if you are new to performing.

More Info: Leeds Arts Council


Monday, March 20

Masterpiece Monday's -  Leeds Arts Council   9a-Noon

Did you know we are open on Mondays from 9-12? Come on down to the #leedsartscouncil to view the art on display!  Located at 8140 Parkway Drive.

More Info:  www.LeedsArtsCouncil.org

Tuesday, March 21

Parkinson's Support Group | Cedar Grove Baptist Church BH

A Group for those living with Parkinson's disease and their caregivers. This group meets in the Banquet Hall the 2nd Tuesday of each month @ 6:30 pm.  We’re located at 2001 Cedar Grove Road, Leeds.

Cedar Grove Baptist Church | Facebook

Line Dancing & Pool Tournament | Van’s Bar

Join in the fun every Tuesday at Van’s in Leeds for FREE LINE DANCE LESSONS by Becca’s Barn Dance. Huge, smooth dance floor. No special shoes required. Beginners welcome and encouraged. Open dancing at 6:00 PM and lessons at 7:00 PM. A variety of dance levels and styles are taught and reviewed every week. FUN-FREE-FELLOWSHIP!
Also, Weekly Pool Tournaments on Tuesday and Wednesdays. Sign up 7:30 pm.

Van's Bar | Leeds  AL | Facebook

Wednesday, March 22

Free Billiards | The Backyard Leeds

The Backyard introduces its FREE BILLIARDS @ THE BACKYARD every Wednesday from 5-9pm!
Enjoy free games of billiards, food specials, and drink specials!
($10 minimum purchase required) More Info: Facebook.com/thebackyardleeds

Upcoming Events

Read Across Leeds - Downtown Story Walk Continues

Leeds, AL - A community that reads. Leeds Jane Culbreth Library is partnering with our Leeds Main Street friends to co-host a Story Walk throughout the month of March. In honor of Read Across America, come read stories across Leeds downtown. Start at the Library and read the pages posted on the storefront windows.

Call for more information: 205-699-5962 or visit:  www.LeedsLibrary.com

Paint Party | The Wooden Anchor

Our next craft night is March 21 at 6:30. You can pick two to make - one can either be on a slat board, 8 x 10 canvas, or a house; the other can be on a wooden block. You get to pick the designs- I’ve posted several as choices. Both together are $20 which includes the two pieces, 15% discount that evening on any purchase, and refreshments. If you want to do a 2-sided house, just add $5. Come join the fun!
Located at:  8149 Parkway Drive | T:   404.862.1679

Get Your Tickets Now - Kiddie Day Parade | Leeds Memorial Park

An exciting Kiddie Day Parade is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 22 at Leeds Memorial Park. It’s Earth Day so families are encouraged to be creative and help their children decorate their bicycles, tricycles, battery-operated cars, wagons, wheelchairs in this or any desired theme to more to ride in this special parade in the city. This is a FREE event with FREE parking and sponsored by Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce.

The Kiddie Day Parade will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. at the entrance of the walking track in Leeds Memorial Park on Hwy. 119. Those wanting to ride or walk in this special spring parade should be there around 9:45 a.m. to get in the lineup.

Anyone of any age can walk, ride or roll in this event and it’s going to be a lot of fun! Leeds Fire Department will be there to cheer everyone on and we may possibly have a guest appearance of Sparky! You may pre-register for the parade online at www.LeedsAreaChamber.com. Prizes will be awarded for the best vehicle decorations. You must register to be eligible for prizes.

Be sure to bring your children and your bikes, trikes, battery-operated cars, wagons and wheelchairs and participate in this fun springtime event as we build community in the City of Leeds, Alabama!

Register at LeedsAreaChamber.com or call 205-965.9392.

Mother-Son Cowboy Party | Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce

Get your tickets now for the 1st annual Mother-Son Cowboy Party hosted by the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce. Bring your mom, grandma, aunt or other special female guest Saturday, April 22, 2023 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Livery Event Center and The Historic Train Depot located in historic downtown Leeds at 8334-8335 Thornton Avenue.
This event is geared toward primary and elementary school ages.
Plenty of fun is planned with line dancing, games, activities, refreshments, photo booth for selfies and more!
REWARD: Lots of Memories and a Stompin' Good Time!
Advance tickets: $15 each for Mother & Son ($30 total for both tickets) and $10 for each additional boy. All tickets are $20 at the door.
Direct Link for registration and ticket purchase: https://bit.ly/.3Zhldb0 or call 205-965-9392

Leeds Community Wide Cleanup 2023 - Volunteers Needed

WHEN: April 22, 2023
9am – 12pm
(Check-in at 8:30am)
Rain or Shine
WHERE: Meet at the lot across from Kinetic by Windstream.
8373 1st Ave, Leeds, AL 35094

Breakfast goodies will be provided by Casey Parsons Guild Mortgage.

Take pride in your community and help clean up the City of Leeds. Help by removing trash, debris, litter and make our city a cleaner place. Bring a Team! Ask friends and co-workers from your office, church, school clubs and athletic teams.

To volunteer, call 205-699-0943 or email: development@leedsalabama.gov and visit www.LeedsAlabama.org.


April 28-30 - Kids Get In Free with Adult Ticket!

Children’s of Alabama Indy Grand Prix powered by Amfirst in its 13th year in Birmingham takes place at the world famous Barber Motorsports Park. This three-day event features the same cars and drivers as the Indy 500 competing on the 2.38 mile road course. Additional races during the weekend feature:

Porsche Sprint Challenge: GT3 Cup
Porsche Sprint Challenge: Cayman
USF Juniors
Blue Marble Radical Cup
Join us for an exciting weekend!

For more information or to buy tickets click here:

Children's of Alabama Indy Grand Prix Information 

Barber Motorsports Park | Facebook

Now Accepting Vendors | 28th Annual Creek Bank Festival

Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting vendors for an exciting weekend that packs plenty of fun for you and the kiddos with the 28th Annual Creek Bank Festival at Leeds Memorial Park, Saturday, May 20th. Stage entertainment will include Lennox Poe, Evan Riley, Erica Ryleigh, Kutzu, Eric Watters and Elvis Tribute Artist, Terry Padgett. Plan to enjoy every minute with hula hoop contests, balloon artist, face painting, arts, crafts, specialty vendors from all over the southeast, food trucks, Cruising the Creek Bank Charity Car Show and much more! Remember to bring Fido to compete in the Dog Pageant, Saturday, May 20th. More information and vendor applications may be found at www.CreekBankFestival.com.

Event sponsors:  Kinetic by Windstream – Stage Sponsor, Mills Pharmacies – Balloon Artists, The Outlet Shops of Grand River – Face Painting, Crossroads Animal Hospital – Creek Bark Dog Pageant & adr Business & Marketing Strategies – photography/video.

7th Annual Cruising the Creek Bank Car Show

C & C Motor Company presents the 7th Annual Cruising the Creek Bank Charity Car Show in conjunction with the Leeds Creek bank festival.  It's a family event so bring those rides & the kiddos. We had over 300 cars last year. Registration is $10.  We will have custom made trophies for the Top 30 with some specialty awards. This is open to all Vehicles, Motorcycles & 4WD. For more info, please contact Chris or Christy @ 205-365-7412 or 205-283-0952.

Shopping, Deals & More

Leeds Nutrition

As we are moving into spring season, we have many options to make your day a little better. Come check us out! Also check out our St. Patrick’s day drinks, you won’t be disappointed!

Happy Hour Everyday -2 pm - 5 pm

7296 Parkway Drive suite 111 | (205) 702-6055

Rusty's Bar-B-Q

Stop by this week for some Cheeseburgers & Bar-B-Q.

Rusty's Bar-B-Q Menu

Three Earred Rabbit - Leeds

Check out our daily lunch specials, Dessert specials, and Soup of the day specials on our Facebook page.

The Three Earred Rabbit-Leeds | Leeds AL | Facebook

Dance Camp Registration | Beverly's Dance of Leeds

Beverly's Dance of Leeds June Dance Camps! Call NOW! 205-681-1955

Pants Store 

Spring weather is here! We are loving these dresses in both colors! 😍🌸✨

Tap to shop on Instagram + Shop online at pantsstore.com & at all six of our locations ✨

Michael Kors Enter to Win | The Outlet Shops Of Grand River

Want Even More Fun? Enter To Win This Handbag And Wallet Set From Michael Kors! It Is Easy To Enter. Click on the link below. For Your Chance To Win! Prize Must Be Picked Up In Person. Winner Drawn April 11.

Enter to Win at:  shopsofgrandriver.com/michael-kors-enter-to-win

Michael Kors| The Outlet Shops Of Grand River

Build your perfect pair at Michael Kors! Buy a handbag and wallet and enjoy 20% off your entire purchase now through 3/14*.
*Not combinable with any other offers. Exclusions apply. See a store associate for details.

Michael Kors 

☘️GREEN OUT☘️ | Workout Anytime

It's your LUCKY day 🤩🍀
Monday, March 13th our classes will be participating in a ☘️GREEN OUT☘️ for St. Patrick's Day. This day only, classes will be free for all and members can bring a friend!! Make sure to wear GREEN and sign up ahead of time to reserve your spot!🌈
Members can sign up for class at www.myiclubonline.com. If you are not a member just give us a call at 205-702-2789 and we will get you signed up!

Now Hiring

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Now Hiring | Chick-fil-A Leeds

Chick-fil-A Leeds just completed a beautiful remodel and we want you to be a part of this new chapter!

Full Time Positions starting at $14/hour
Part Time Positions starting at $12/hour

To apply, follow the directions on the flyer and come work for one of the best places in town!

Helping Others

This Week's Most Needed Items | Leeds Outreach

Leeds Outreach is expecting a greater need by our clients due to reduction of SNAP benefits. You may drop off items at @ MortgageRight Leeds on Parkway Drive or at Leeds Outreach. We want to thank the churches, neighborhoods, businesses, schools and others for their continued support of Leeds Outreach. You can go to our web page and donate money and our shoppers will make the most needed purchases. THANK YOU!

See AL.com article

More Info: Leeds Outreach Website or  Leeds Outreach Facebook Page

Leeds City Schools Summer Enrichment Program

2023 Summer Enrichment Program Registration | Leeds Primary School

Register March 1st thru April 3rd

Please see the flyer for information on our 2023 Summer Enrichment Program.


Leeds Primary Pre-k Registration

Just 2 weeks left to pre-register for our Pre-K lottery. Sign up and tell a friend!


This Week's Recipe

Spinach Artichoke & Chicken Casserole | Low Carb Diet World

Spinach Artichoke & Chicken Casserole is quick and easy. This tasty dish is sure to be a hit. Find more excellent recipes at: lowcarbdietworld.com

Get Recipe at: Spinach Artichoke & Chicken Casserole


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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!

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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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