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Daddy Daughter Western Party 2023 Was a Huge Success


The 2nd Annual Daddy Daughter Western Party on Saturday night at The Livery Event Center and the Historic Train Depot was a huge success. This event was sponsored by the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce. Daddies and their daughters enjoyed line dancing in the street with Pell City Line Dancers, Face Painting sponsored by The Outlet Shops of Grand River, Balloon Artist sponsored by Mills Pharmacies, Flower Bouquets by Casey Parsons Guild Mortgage, Arts Center by The Wooden Anchor, Games by Leeds First Methodist Church, Hot Dogs & Grillin' by MortgageRight, photography by adr Business & Marketing Strategies. Other sponsors included Chick-fil-A and Whataburger. The Mother-Son Cowboy Party will be held on Saturday, April 22. For more information and tickets: www.LeedsAreaChamber.com.

City of Leeds Proclamation of Recognition


Mayor David Miller presented Leeds High School Band Director, Chip Wise, with a City of Leeds Proclamation of Recognition this week at the Council Meeting in congratulations to Wise and entire LHS Band for their outstanding performance.  Wise spoke a few words after the presentation including information about their Spring Band Concert scheduled for May 4.

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Woman’s Literary Club of Leeds Delivers Fidget Blankets

Anita Woody Wolfe and Linda Miller delivered four Fidget Blankets to the Senior Center this past Wednesday. The blankets, created and handmade by members of the Woman’s Literary Club of Leeds, assist persons with dementia and Alzheimer’s. The Literary Club is celebrating 100 years of service to the Leeds community this year. This Fidget Blanket project is just one small way that these women are serving our City. Thank you for your service, and for the blankets. ~Leeds Senior Center - Photo 1: Audrey Bryan and Anita Woody Wolf / Photo 2: Audrey Bryan and Linda Miller.

Spring Break Kits | Leeds Jane Culbreth Library

Are you headed to the beach? The lake? Going on a long plane or car ride? Make us one of your stops on the way out of town! We have your next favorite book, DVDs and board games.
*Plan for the moments you wish you had brought something for extra entertainment that is easy to pack.

Leeds Jane Culbreth Library | Facebook

Grand River Drive-In

Screen 2: 7:30 pm - john Wick -Chapter 4 / No Second Showing
Screen 3: 7:30 pm - Scream VI (R) / 9:45 pm - Cocaine Bear (R)
Screen 4: 7:30 pm - Creed III (PG-13) / 9:42 pm - Shazam: Fury of The Gods
Movies Start At 7:30 pm || Features Times will Coincide with the Sunset. Snack Shack: Open
Tickets Live On Grandriverdrive-In.Com

Thursday, March 23

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 isn’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 24

Bourbon Club Duo Live at the Rail | Rails and Ales

Live music with Bourbon Club duo 7 pm – 11 pm.

Rails and Ales | Leeds AL | Facebook

Foos Friday & Tremayne LIVE at VAN'S in Leeds, AL | Van's Bar Leeds

Tremayne plays VAN'S in Leeds, AL, on March 24th starting at 9:00 PM. Join us!
$6 cover | 21+ show

Vans Bar | Leeds AL | Facebook

Saturday, March 25

Sportbike Track Time | Barber Motorsports Park

MAR 25 - 27, 2023

Motorcycle track time is a truly unique and unparalleled way to experience your bike. Join us at a track day to enjoy the thrill and excitement of your motorcycle’s true power in the safest way possible!
To register or for more information: Sportbike Track Time

Barber Motorsports Park | Facebook

Easter Bunny is Coming April 1st | Bass Pro Shops 

Reservations Start March 25th

Easter Bunny will be at Bass Pro Shops from April 1st Thru April 9th.

. Bass Pro Shops | Facebook


Create a Mask with Nada Boner | 2 Part | Artist Incorporated Gallery

Create a Mask with Nada Boner at Artist Incorporated Gallery on March 25th & April 1st from Noon – 2 pm.

Artists Incorporated Gallery | Leeds AL | Facebook

Birthday Visit to the VA Home | Cedar Grove Baptist Church

March 25, 2023, from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us every 4th Saturday at the Col. Robert L. Howard State Veterans Home in Pell City to wish our veterans a Happy Birthday!

Cedar Grove Events

Cedar Grove Baptist Church | Facebook

Alan Corley Live at the Rail | Rails and Ales

Live music with Alan Corley 7 pm – 11 pm + Food with Gumbo to Geaux 6 pm – 9 pm.

Rails and Ales | Leeds AL | Facebook

Fireproof | Van’s Bar Leeds

Experience Fireproof on March 25th, 9 PM, at VAN’S in Leeds, AL.
$6 cover | 21+ show

Van's Bar | Leeds  AL | Facebook

Sunday, March 26

Sportbike Track Time | Barber Motorsports Park

MAR 25 - 27, 2023

Motorcycle track time is a truly unique and unparalleled way to experience your bike. Join us at a track day to enjoy the thrill and excitement of your motorcycle’s true power in the safest way possible!
To register or for more information: Sportbike Track Time

Barber Motorsports Park | Facebook

Sunday Mass | St. Theresa’s Catholic Church

Join us for Sunday Mass - March 26, 2023

Sunday Masses:
8:00 AM, 10:30 AM & 2:00 PM (Spanish language)

Location: 1394 Ashville Court, Leeds.

Information on days & times for Confession and Mass: www.sttheresaleeds.org

Worship Services | Wellspring Worship Center

Visit Wellspring Worship Center this week!

Sunday Services – Worship and Word: 10:30 am


Pastor Skip Alexander

Wellspring Worship Center
1433 Vivian Street
Leeds, AL 35094

(205) 699-7247

More info: www.wellspringwc.com

Meat Lovers Potluck | FBC Leeds

One family worship @ 10:45 am, communion, and a great meal together as a church family!
Men, make sure to bring your favorite meat dish, and everyone else bring your favorite side or dessert!

First Baptist Church Leeds | Facebook

Monday, March 27

Sportbike Track Time | Barber Motorsports Park

MAR 25 - 27, 2023

Motorcycle track time is a truly unique and unparalleled way to experience your bike. Join us at a track day to enjoy the thrill and excitement of your motorcycle’s true power in the safest way possible!
To register or for more information: Sportbike Track Time

Barber Motorsports Park | Facebook

Masterpiece Mondays -  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 28

1000 Books before Kindergarten

Tuesday, March 28th

Book Pickup Appointment Required

For more info, CALL: 205-699-5962 or VISIT: www.LeedsLibrary.com

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 are required. Beginners are welcomed 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 Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Sign up at 7:30 pm.

Van's Bar | Leeds  AL | Facebook

Wednesday, March 29

Wednesday Night Bible Studies | Cedar Grove Baptist Church

March 29, 2023 | 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Wednesday night groups are back for the Spring Semester!
Ladies, Men, Co-Ed Adults, Royal Ambassadors (1st-6th grade boys), Girls in Action (1st-6th grade girls), Youth (7th-12th grades), and preschool (K-5 and younger) meet for Bible study and fellowship. For more information on our groups, visit our group's page!

Cedar Grove Events 

Cedar Grove Baptist Church | Facebook

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

Hand Built Mug Class | The Wooden Anchor

Sign up before it’s filled up again! Our hand-built mug class is on March 30 at 6:30. You get to make a beautiful mug for $35 with Look to the Hills Pottery, and enjoy refreshments and 15% off any purchases that night. Payment reserves your spot- you can message me for details. Located at:  8149 Parkway Drive More Info:  The Wooden Anchor Facebook Page

Michelle Cone & Kelly Johnson | Leeds Art Council

March 31, 2023

7 pm – Tickets $15

Leeds Arts Council Music

More Info: Leeds Arts Council


RSVP for My Story Town | Three Earred Rabbit - Leeds

RSVP now for a PRIVATE - My Story Town - at the Three Earred Rabbit - Monday, April 3rd at 10:30 am - We will have a fun time decorating cupcakes, hearing stories, and pretend play... Children's Menu $6 sandwich, chips, drink, and cupcake with a full adult menu available.
RSVP: 205-699-5962 The Three Earred Rabbit-Leeds

The Three Earred Rabbit-Leeds | Leeds AL | Facebook

The Easter Bunny is Hopping to Town! Friday, April 7

The Easter bunny is making a very special appearance at Rails & Ales! Hop on by to take your picture with him, get your very own bunny ears, face painted, and take home some magic bunny food!
Please RSVP “GOING” to make sure we know how many ears to order! 🐰
Rails will have beer and wine available and their food truck arrives at 6 pm if you’d like to make a night of it.


Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt | Mortgage Right

Come and join in the fun Easter weekend. April 7th from 6 pm - 8 pm at Mortgage Right (7906 Parkway Drive, Leeds).
Reservations are required.

Click on the link to RSVP: Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt

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

Leeds Historic Downtown Walking Tour Celebrates 100 Years of the Library

Walk the Story of Our Past
Explore the First 100 Years of the Library

Come to the Leeds Historic Downtown Walking Tour hosted by Leeds Jane Culbreth Library in partnership with Leeds Historical Society and Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce celebrating 100 Years of the Library.  We hope you will visit Leeds, Alabama on Saturday, April 15, 2023 between the hours of 10:00 am and 2:00 pm to participate in this special walking tour to see the different locations of the library, the history of the Leeds Jane Culbreth Library and other historical downtown buildings, businesses and people.

Once you arrive, you will visit each site and different stations around town where historical tour guides will share information along the way.  This walking tour will begin in the parking lot at the corner of Parkway Drive and 8th Street across from Regions Bank and Leeds Jane Culbreth Library.

Leeds looks forward to telling the historical significance and an interesting story of how each location helped build and establish our Library’s 100th year legacy as well as celebrate Leeds, Alabama.

For more information about this event, please visit www.LeedsLibrary.com

Afternoon Tea | Leeds Historical Society

April 15, 2023 from 11 am - 1 pm

We made signing up easier! If you have already reserved your spot you are good to go. There are still spots available!
This event is for ALL! Littles are welcome to come dressed to impress and enjoy yummy treats. Don't miss out on this fun event!

Click on the link to sign up: Leeds Historical Society Afternoon Tea 

Rails and Ales Open Paint | April 19th

Event by Awake My Soul Studio and Rails and Ales

The deadline to reserve your seat is noon Sunday, April 9th.
Go to my photos on my page and then click on albums. You will see open paint door hanger choices there. The cost is $45. All projects will be sketched and ready for you to paint. I will "joosh" your piece up by adding final details and words should you want me to.

For more information click on the link: RAILS AND ALES OPEN PAINT


Sabrina Fair | Leeds Arts Council

Tickets are on sale now for the Leeds Arts Councils' production of Sabrina Fair! Come enjoy this romantic comedy set in 1953 Long Island where Sabrina shows the world her desire to embrace all life has to offer. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased at: leedsartscouncil.org

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.
For information, registration and ticket purchase: www.LeedsAreaChamber.com 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.

5k Run & Walk for Life | Ann’s New Life Pregnancy Medical Center

Get your running/walking shoes on and join us for a good cause! On Saturday, April 29th Ann’s New Life Center will have our very own 5K For Life!

Here is the info/registration website for the race itself.
Ann’s 5K Run & Walk for Life

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.

Welcome Lynnox to the Creek Bank Stage

We are very excited to announce that the 2023 Creek Bank Festival welcomes Entertainer Lynnox.

Lynnox has been singing and playing guitar for just over a year. She also plays piano. Lynnox will be recording some original songs she's written in May. Don't miss the opportunity to hear Lynnox on the Creek Bank Stage Saturday, May 20, 2023.
Awesome stage entertainment lined up all day long for this year's festival hosted by Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce at Leeds Memorial Park!

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.

2023 - 2024 Theater Schedule | Leeds Arts Council

Leeds Arts Council is thrilled to present our 2023 - 2024 theatrical season! We have an amazing line-up so please reserve these dates and make plans to join us in charming downtown Leeds! Ticket links will be posted soon so check back here or at leedsartscouncil.org for more information.

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Twirling Cuties Baton Camp | Beverly's Dance of Leeds

Is your kid interested in trying out to be a Majorette? Or maybe they just want to try something new?

Our Twirling Cuties Baton Camp is a great way to get some practice, learn new skills, and have fun while doing it!🤩

Baton Camp will be held from 5:15-6:00 pm June 26-29 at our Leeds studio!

Give us a call to learn more & register!

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Come in to Tan and Stay to Shop! | LA Salon Boutique

Come tan with us !! We have the best prices around & Tanning lotions at really good prices ! You know you need to get rid of that Pasty white Winter skin 😂😂. Hours: M-T 11-6, F 11-5, Closed S-S.

LA Salon Boutique
Plus Tanning
on Livery Square
1601 9th Street, Leeds

Merch Boutique

Spring is arriving at Merch Boutique 🌹🌷🌸 we are receiving new pieces every day!! Come by today we are open 11-3 🤩 don’t forget we carry some of the cutest children’s sets 💕

Merch Boutique | Leeds AL | Facebook

Closing Sale | Mum's Unique Consignment Boutique

Don’t forget we will be closed for good by the end of the month….check out all the amazing deals!

1400 7th Court, Leeds, AL.

Mum & me mercantile llc | Facebook

Michael Kors giveaway | The Outlet Shops of Grand River

We have exciting news! We have added more to our Michael Kors giveaway! You can now enter to win one for you AND one for a friend (or keep the bag, wallet set, and crossbody for yourself). Entering to win is easy – this link has all the details: www.shopsofgrandriver.com/michael-kors-enter-to-win. Enter today – the drawing will be on April 10th. If you have already entered to win – don’t worry; you still qualify for all three Michael Kors items.

The Outlet Shops of Grand River | Facebook

Easter Eggs | The Wooden Anchor

How cute are these?! Order your personalized Easter egg plus choose one other egg for your children’s Easter basket. Only $7 which includes the 2 eggs (one personalized), paint, and paintbrush! Message me to order.

The Wooden Anchor | Leeds AL | Facebook

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Job Opportunities

We are Hiring | The Backyard Leeds

Spring is here and The Backyard is hoppin’ ! 🐰🐰🐰

We are now hiring all positions.

$15/hr. and up
Apply in person!

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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!

Now Hiring | Great Beginnings Learning Center

Come join the BEST team of ladies to work with & the BEST kids to teach ❤️

Great Beginnings Learning Center LLC | Leeds AL | Facebook


Helping Others

This Week's Most Needed Items | Leeds Outreach

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!

More Info: Leeds Outreach Website or  Leeds Outreach Facebook Page

Leeds City Schools Summer Enrichment Program

2023 Summer Enrichment Program Registration | Leeds Primary School

Last Week to Register

Register Now thru April 3rd

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


This Week's Recipe

Cheeseburger Soup | The Recipe Critic

Cheeseburger Soup is a thick and hearty soup with lean, tender ground beef, shredded carrots, diced celery, and potatoes in a warm and creamy cheese soup. cheeseburger soup is just what you need this winter season. It is thick, rich, and full of flavor! You can’t go wrong with something SO good. Find more excellent recipes at The Recipe Critic

For the recipe click the link: The Recipe Critic's Cheeseburger Soup


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