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Check Out this Week's Leeds Happenings

We hope you've had a fabulous week.  Be sure to check out all the news this week right here at Everyone Leeds and always remember...

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

Shop Local and Win

Be a part of the Leeds area Chamber of Commerce "Shop Local and Win program this year!" Shop the City of Leeds businesses, send your shopping receipts to the Chamber to be eligible for prizes this holiday season! Winners are chosen weekly for these exciting prizes.  Visit the Chamber's website for more info: https://leedsareachamber.com/leeds-shop-local-and-win/

Leeds Downtown Trick or Treat Brings Record Crowds

Leeds Downtown Trick or Treat brought out record crowds this year. The fall-like weather, plenty of local businesses with lots of candy and an abundance of families with excited children to enjoy an afternoon of Halloween fun on the streets of Leeds. This event was hosted by the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce.

Chamber Member Appreciation Cookout

The Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce hosted their Member Appreciation Cookout on Thursday.  The team from ServPro of Birmingham cooked hamburgers and hot dogs on the grill while Red Diamond SweetRide® provided plenty of that delicious sweet tea. Chamber Board of Directors and Ambassadors were on hand to assist with the event and thank Chamber Members for their participation in this business organization. More than 100 people attended this annual free event. For more information about the Chamber, visit https://leedsareachamber.com.

Halloween Costume Party at American Legion

The American Legion Halloween Party had a huge turnout. View more photos from the American Legion Halloween Party

Leeds Elementary & Primary Schools Monster Mash Dash was a Huge Success

Monster Mash Dash  | Leeds Primary School

??? We are thrilled to announce that the 2023 Monster Mash Dash raised $45,804.00! ???
We are so thankful for the 790 participants who ran in the color run.
Our wonderful sponsors made Monster Mash Dash a success. Special thanks to:
? Platinum Sponsor: Representative Susan DuBose
? Gold Sponsors: City of Leeds, Alabama, C&B Piping, Heidelberg Materials North America, Seale Family Dental, and The Shops of Grand River
? Bronze Sponsors: Redmond Dental, Line of Fire , and an anonymous donor
? Honorary Sponsor: Barnes & Barnes Law Firm, P.C.
? Color Powder Sponsors: ECM Services, The Faircloth Family, Julie Stovall Hubbard, Realtor, PJ Hubbard, Realtor, Moda Boutique, State Farm: Scott Cantrell, and SPOC Automation
We are also grateful to Polar Bear Services LLC. for sponsoring the misting station, Leigh Designs for the balloons at the starting line and photo booth backdrop, and Brittany Hackleman Photography for the photo station.
The proceeds are split evenly between Leeds Primary School and Leeds Elementary School.
Thank you to all who participated in this fun event hosted by Leeds Primary School PTO and Leeds Elementary PTO to benefit our schools!

Leeds Primary School

Leeds Alabama Police Department News

We had a great time at the Monster Mash! What a great community event plus fundraiser for our primary and elementary schools. Thank you for all of your hard work!!! Leeds Alabama Police Department


Leeds High School News

Today, a group of our seniors and AP students took a trip to Montgomery today to visit The Legacy Museum and The Lynching Memorial. A truly moving and powerful experience. Leeds High School


Leeds High School Football Schedule Change

Heads up! Schedule change for this week!

This week's game against Centerpoint will be on Thursday night, November 2.

Graphic courtesy of RGR Media and Leeds High School Football. #RGR #DeepEnd


Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening | TriGreen Equipment

View more pics of ribbon cutting and grand opening at TriGreen Equipment Ribbon Cutting.

TriGreen Equipment

Ribbon Cutting at Under Armour Factory House

Under Armour® Factory House Ribbon Cutting at The Shops of Grand River. Be sure to shop there soon! View ribbon cutting at Under Armour® Factory House Ribbon Cutting.

Grand River Drive-In Alabama Movie Line-Up


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Screen 3: 7:00 pm - Five Nights at Freddy’s / 9:05 pm - Exorcist: The Believer

Screen 4: Under Maintenance


SNACK SHACK: OPEN - Tickets and lineups can be purchased and viewed on Grandriverdrive-In.com

Wallpapers | Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

Just because you can’t take our displays home, doesn’t mean you can’t have a piece of the Barber Collection to yourself. Free high-resolution desktop wallpapers are now available on our website! Visit the link in our bio to download yours and check back often because we’ll be adding more frequently. And yes, phone wallpapers are coming soon. Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

Bud's Place Games

Friday, November 3

  • Magic the Gathering - Commander -EDH "Commander" Starting at 6 pm every Friday night!
  • Open Board Games - 6 pm -Free-to-play board games available. You're also welcome to bring your own and play with the group!

Saturday, November 4

  • Standard Yu-gi-oh. The first game of the night starts at 5:30 pm.

Located at 8033 Parkway Drive in historic downtown Leeds.

Bud's Place Games

Cedar Grove Baptist Church News

1st Wednesday Family Harvest Meals - Nov. 1st @11 am & 5:45 pm, BH. The menu is Thanksgiving - themed. All are welcome - bring a friend.

Ladies Bunko Night - Nov. 2nd, 6 pm - 8 pm, BH.

Ladies' Comedy Night w/ Debbie Childers - Thursday, Nov. 9th, 6:30 - 8:30 in the Sanctuary. Space is limited, so save your seat asap. For information log on to the Cedar Grove app.

Sunday School - 9 am Sunday Worship - 10 am

Men's Small Groups - Mondays at 6 am in the Banquet Hall and Wednesdays at 5:15 am at McDonald’s in Leeds. Visit our Cedar Grove app for more information. Phone: 205-699-8446. Cedar Grove EventsCedar Grove Baptist Church | Facebook

Episcopal Church of Epiphany

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group - 1st Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm provided by Lakeside Hospice. For more information, contact Julie Slagle at jslagle@lakesidehospice.org.

Morning Prayer is held on the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Wednesdays of the month at 10:00 am on Zoom. Our healing service is on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month.

Sunday morning worship is at 10:30 am. Evening Prayer is on Sundays at 4:00 pm.

Episcopal Church of Epiphany 

First Baptist Church Leeds News

Saturday- Women's Prayer Saturday Morning at 8:30 am in Fireside Room.

Sunday morning for worship at 8:30 or 10:45 am - Sunday night - Choir Practice at 5:30 pm - Youth Bible Study at 6 pm

Monday Night - Men's Bible Study 6 pm & Adult Bible Study 6 pm

Tuesday Night - Adult Bible Study 6:30 pm

First Baptist Church Leeds Facebook

Leeds Arts Council

Leeds Arts Council is pleased to announce our summer camps for 2024! Our first camp is Annie Jr, led by Josh McDaniel, from June 3rd through June 16th. Our second camp will be Mean Girls Jr, led by Allie Piccou, from June 17 through June 30th. Registration links will be posted on the Leeds Arts Council website no later than December 1st. We are very excited about our camps and are looking forward to seeing our students in June! ??? Leeds Arts Council Facebook

Leeds Elementary School 

We are so excited about the upcoming Leeds Elementary School Thanksgiving Feasts! ???
The 2nd and 5th grades will have their feasts on Tuesday, November 7.
The 3rd and 4th grades will have their feasts on Wednesday, November 15.
Visit https://bit.ly/23LESThanksgiving for more information and to register. Deadline to register is midnight Thursday, November 2.


Leeds Jane Culbreth Library

Note the New Times and Join in FUN Activities for November!

Thursday - 2 pm - 6 pm - Help us put together a puzzle.

Friday  - 10 am - 2 pm - Drop-In and Play.

Saturday - 10 am - 2 pm. We hope you enjoy your weekend reads.

Monday - Drop-in all day craft.

Tuesday - Tot Time Tuesday - 10:30 am - 11 am.

Wednesday - 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Creative Construction, Drop- in 11:30 AM - 5 PM.

Our hours are Monday - Thursday - 10 am-6 pm. Come in and join us! Leeds Jane Culbreth Library - 205.699.5962 - 8104 Parkway Drive - LeedsLibrary.com

Thanksgiving feast | Leeds Primary School

Our Thanksgiving feast is coming soon. Official times for each teacher will be printed on the flyer sent home later this week. Please use that form to RSVP for the feast. Leeds Primary School

Rails and Ales

Thursday - 7 - 9 pm - Music bingo

Friday - 7 - 11 pm - Music with No Requests Duo.

Saturday - 7 - 11 pm - Music with Kurt Chasteen and Warren (of Love Rat).

Tuesday & Wednesday - 4 -6 pm - Happy Hour

Rails and Ales.

Van's Bar

Thursday - Cornhole -7 pm

Friday - Fake News Band @ 9 pm. $6 Cover.  Foosball Tournament at 7 pm!

Saturday - The Buicks @ 9 pm. $6 cover.

Tuesday - B-I-N-G-O! Every Tuesday at 7 PM at VAN'S in Leeds, AL. 21+ event.

Wednesday - Line Dancing, Open Mic Night

Van's Bar Facebook

Thursday, November 2

The Red Barn Adventure Bible Study

Thursday mornings, 9-10 am, through November 9

Join us on Thursday mornings as we read devotional stories written by Anita Cowart, the person who first had the vision of The Red Barn. We’ll discuss one of her stories each week and spend a peaceful morning praying for The Red Barn as we walk around the property. Email Connor@TheRedBarn.org to sign up! The Red Barn Facebook

Weekly Drawing Class with Dan Tipton | Artist Incorporated Gallery

Tuesdays 3-6 pm.


Friday, November 3

Three Earred Rabbit Leeds Spirit Day

Don't forget to go by The Three Earred Rabbit in Leeds on Friday for lunch or dinner! They will donate a portion of the proceeds to the LHS Marching Band to help them get to Pearl Harbor. The Three Earred Rabbit

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Knights of Columbus Charity Bingo Night

Mark your calendars for Bingo Night! We always have a crowd, but there's always room for more with a fun evening for a great cause. Leeds Knights of Columbus Council 5597 announces the next Charity Bingo night will be held at the Leeds Civic Center on Friday, November 3. 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. Note: For more information, please call 205.542.0671 and leave a message for Don Tice.

Saturday, November 4

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Leeds Community Breakfast | Leeds Masonic Lodge #446

Community Breakfast is served at 8am the first Saturday of each month at Leeds Masonic Lodge.

More info: Facebook Page

Christmas Open House | The Wooden Anchor

Come join us for our Christmas Open House this Saturday, Nov 4th! The first 25 people receive a Swag Bag with a discount card, coupons, and other goodies! Everyone all day receives a discount card too! Suga Mama’s Bakery will be there giving away cookies and selling her delicious cookies. We will also be giving away hot chocolate.

wooden-anchor.com- The Wooden  Anchor | Facebook

Sunday, November 5


Time Change

We "fall back" to standard time on Sunday, November 5. The sunset time for Birmingham on November 5 is 4:51 pm CST. Thanks, James Spann, for this important reminder!

Angels and Demons | Mosaic Chapel

Part 4 of the Spiritual Realm is all about Demons. What are they? Should I be afraid? Can they possess me? All of this and more. Join us Sunday at 10:00 am. Mosiac Chapel Facebook

Artist Reception | Leeds Arts Council

Please join us in the Gallery at Leeds Arts Council this Sunday, November 5 from 1:30-3:30 for beautiful pieces of art and refreshments. You’ll be glad you did.

Moody High School art classes will be the featured artists for the month of November.

Eric Watters | The Backyard

The Backyard, Sunday 2-5. Hope to see you there ?✌️❤️ Drive-In open: Drive-In Hours - Open Friday and Saturday (Start times will coincide with the sunset) - The Backyard: Open 7 days a week - The Backyard | Facebook

Monday, November 6

Monday Masterpiece | Leeds Arts Council

We are holding open hours every Monday to offer the opportunity to view the wonderful works of art hanging on our walls which feature a new artist every month! Leeds Arts Council Facebook

Tuesday, November 7

Beverly's Dance Unlimited

Dancing with Dani Adult Dance 2 Fit! Tuesdays 7pm. Call now 205.681.1955


Wednesday, November 8

The Backyard Leeds 

Pool night starts at 5 pm! ? Rack em for free with a minimum purchase of $10 at Neighbors or Saw’s.

The Backyard Facebook

Upcoming Events

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City of Valor Veterans Day Pancake Breakfast | Saturday, November 11

Please join us for Leeds’ first community-wide Veterans Day Pancake Breakfast from 10a-12noon at Rails and Ales. All are welcome! Pancakes will be cooked fresh with all the toppings along with a coffee bar served free to the public. Donations are not required, and any received will be directed to the American Legion Post 107 to support them in their many efforts to serve the local veterans and the local community.

Leeds is proudly known as the City of Valor for being home to three Medal of Honor recipients. To pay tribute to our past and all those who have served, several local organizations and businesses are joining together to recognize all veterans and our community as a whole.

Thank you to Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce, Leeds Main Street, Leeds Historical Society, several Leeds small businesses, and individual sponsors who are working together to make this happen.

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Veterans Day Fish Fry | American Legion Post 107 Leeds

American Legion Post 107 Leeds will host a Veterans Day Fish Fry on Saturday, November 11 beginning at 11:30 am. The plate includes fish, fries, slaw & hush puppies - $12/plate. All donations go to their Children's Christmas Fund.

Also, a SAL Squadron 107 Raffle is underway with Tickets - $1 Donation. Drawing will be held on Veterans Day.

The American Legion Post 107 Leeds is located at 8299 Railroad Avenue.

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Leeds Community-Wide Thanksgiving Service!

Monday, Nov. 13th. 6:30 PM

@ First Baptist Leeds - 7481 Parkway Drive

#BuildingCommunity #CommunityThanksgivingService #BeThankful #TheCityOfLeeds #LeedsAlabama #EveryoneLeeds #LeedsHappenings

Leeds Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting

Meet us in Downtown Leeds around the Christmas Tree at the Gazebo - on the corner of 9th Street and Parkway Drive - on Thursday, November 16th for our Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at 6 pm. Festivities include Leeds High School Band Performing, Tree Lighting, Food Trucks and Selfies with Santa.  This event is hosted by Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Leeds.

For more information Visit: LeedsAreaChamber.com

Bring Toys for a Chance to Win $500 at Leeds Cruising for Toys Charity Cruise-In

The Third Annual Leeds Cruising for Toys, a cruise-in for a cause, is scheduled for Saturday, November 18 beginning at Noon on Parkway Drive in downtown Leeds, Alabama. This event is open to all cars, trucks and bikes. Admission is at least one unwrapped toy or donation. Bring your unwrapped toy to enter a drawing to win $500 cash. Every toy you bring will grant you a ticket toward the chance to win $500 CASH. You must be present to win and the more toys you bring, the better chance you have to take home the cash!
This is a toy drive and fundraiser to benefit children and teens through Leeds Outreach to provide Christmas for needy families. A cruise-in, 50-50 and door prizes are planned for an afternoon fun for all ages so bring your favorite vehicle and your family to enjoy a great time together for a great cause!
To pre-register your vehicle in the cruise-in, please contact Chris McCombs at (205) 365-7412 or Christy McCombs at (205) 283-0952.
Vehicles will cruise in on Saturday between the hours of Noon and 3:00 p.m. to drop off their toys and donations on the Parkway between 8th and 9th Streets. From there, the cars, trucks and bikes will line the streets beginning at 8th Street.
The Cruising for Toys event is sponsored and hosted by Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Leeds and C & C Motor Company. A High resolution flyer is available for you to share and display in your place of business at leedsareachamber.com.
This group is accepting unwrapped toys, monetary donations and items for door prizes. Let’s all work together to make this a great Christmas for many children! If you would like to drop off any door prizes, toys or donations prior to Saturday, please contact Sandra McGuire at (205) 965.9392 or Christy McCombs at (205) 283-0952.

Leeds Community Chorus Performance | Leeds Arts Council

Start the Holiday season with the Leeds Community Chorus - Saturday evening, November 18 at 7pm. Admission is FREE ! !

Leeds Arts Council Facebook

Shopping, Deals & More

Christmas Parties | The Backyard

Hurry and get on our calendar for the holidays! Spots are filling up this December! The Backyard Facebook

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

How do you kick off the holiday season right? With warm, gooey, glazed Cinnamon Roll Pie Breakfast, of course.
Try it starting at $8.99* Prices may vary by location. https://facebook.com/crackerbarrel.leeds

Food Giant / ACE Leeds

This week's ad - Don’t turn back these savings! Nov 1-7, 2023 lots of great deals in this ad! Don’t forget every Wednesday is Senior Day 55 and older save 5% ? We hope you enjoy this week's ad ! We look forward to seeing you ?? Food Giant / ACE Leeds Facebook

The Three Earred Rabbit Leeds

Didn’t get them all, but here are a few cakes from the weekend. Remember to get your holiday orders in ASAP.

The Three Earred Rabbit-Leeds Facebook


Are you sleeping on the Whataburger Rewards program? Rewards customers will receive TRIPLE POINTS for online orders from 5 am - 10 am every weekday (Mon. - Fri.) in November! What are rewards points good for? Literally everything. $15 to Whatastore? ✅ A Whataburger? ✅ French fries? ✅ A Chili Cheese Burger? ✅✅ Place your order on your Whataburger app or at whataburger.com ? ? ? ➡️ ?

LevelUp™ Checking Account | America's 1st Federal C.U.

Our LevelUp™ Checking Account is the perfect free way for teens to begin managing money! To open a LevelUp™ Account, your teen must have a legal guardian present established as joint owner when the account is opened. Visit one of our branches to open up their account and receive their card today! ??
Learn more at http://amfirst.org/.../level-up-teen-checking-account/.

Artist Incorporated Gallery

Stop by Artists Incorporated Gallery soon to see these lovely fused glass hearts by Cathy Jo Wheeler. Great time to start picking up a few stocking stuffers. GIVE THE GIFT OF ART! Artists Incorporated Gallery Facebook

FREE photo with Santa | Bass Pro Shops

We are just a few days away from Santa's arrival at your local Bass Pro Shops! Reserve your FREE photo with Santa TODAY! Click the link to learn more! https://basspro.com/shop/en/santas-wonderland

Beverly's Dance Unlimited

There's no better time than the present to fall in love with dance!? Try a class for free at any 3 of our studio locations: Clay, Argo, and Leeds! Sign up with the link below!
https://forms.gle/aehGdTFzbrgMHmmY8 or call 205-681-1955. beverlysdance.com

CrossFit Righteous

Bring a Friend Week begins next Monday! Still searching for the gym, program, or community to advance your fitness journey? Look no more, CrossFit Righteous is opening up doors to anyone and everyone struggling to make their health and wellness a priority and the best part...it's absolutely FREE! Just click the link in our bio, or scan the QR code and you're in! We look forward to helping you reach your fitness goals. CrossFit Righteous

Fit City Movement & Arts

This weeks schedule. Sign ups are on our website: https://sites.google.com/.../fit.../classes/yoga-and-stretch txts:(205)520-8791 - Fitcityma@gmail.com.  Fit City Movement & Arts  Facebook

Mills Pharmacy

Medicare Annual Enrollment Period is Oct. 15 – Dec. 7. Mills Pharmacy is partnering with Bridge Care Benefits to give customers the opportunity to work with a local Medicare Benefits Advisor as early Oct. 1, so schedule an appointment before the rush! Appointments are free so call to schedule now - 205-639-2503 or toll-free at 1-855-952-4581. You can also visit bridgecarebenefits.com/home/ for more. ✅ Mills Pharmacy

Mum & Me Mercantile

Come shop new arrivals! Mum & me mercantile Facebook

Pajamas | Pants Store

POV: It's November 2nd!?? Get in the Christmas spirit with our NEW pajamas!??️?️☀️??Come shop Pants Store!??️? Tap to shop on Instagram and shop in stores & online at pantsstore.com

The Rug Bug

Send me your swatches, your paint color, the size you need and let me match you with the perfect rug...

The Rug Bug

Workout Anytime 

Rise and grind, Workout Anytime fam! ? Whether it's early morning or late at night, we're here for you 24/7, ensuring your fitness journey aligns with your schedule, not against it. Are you team AM or PM? Comment below! Get Started for just $1. workoutanytime.com/leeds

Job Opportunities

Hiring Certified Officers | Leeds Alabama Police Department

The Leeds Alabama Police Department is hiring certified officers!

The Red Barn

Now HIRING! We are looking for a full-time Operations Assistant. If you or someone you know would be interested in applying to work at The Red Barn, please visit the site below or email info@theredbarn.org.
General Description: The Operations Assistant is responsible for assisting in programs and helping maintain the property and facilities. This position is mainly outdoors in a barn environment with few indoor responsibilities. There is a great deal of physical work, including lifting 50 pounds several times a day, walking on uneven surfaces, twisting, squatting, and bending at the waist. The Red Barn

Looking For a Job | The Three Earred Rabbit Leeds

Join this fast-paced community-oriented team. The Three Earred Rabbit-Leeds is looking to fill a serving position at their Leeds location. Hours are flexible, mostly days. Perfect for moms or college students. Stop in anytime after 1 at the Leeds store and speak with Danielle.

Hiring | Workout Anytime 

?Looking for a fulfilling career in the fitness industry? Look no further! We're currently seeking talented and motivated Certified Personal Trainers!? ?At Workout Anytime, we're committed to providing our team members with the training and support they need to succeed. From ongoing training and development to a supportive environment, we'll help you achieve your professional goals and build a career that truly makes a difference. ?Applicants can send their resume to our General Manager's email: rachel.borrello@workoutanytime.com workoutanytime.com/leeds

Helping Others

Christmas for Kids | Leeds Outreach

Let's get these kids sponsored and start shopping. It will be December before we know it. Click on the link to sponsor a child.

Our web page to donateLeeds Outreach | Facebook

The Red Barn

What a great day! There were so many smiling faces today, along with lots of applause and ribbons and medals given to each deserving rider. THANK YOU to those who made the 2023 Horse Show possible! The Red Barn

This Week's Recipe

Garlic & Parmesan Broccoli & Cauliflower | Crossfit Righteous

This is very healthy and so delicious ?

Garlic & Parmesan Broccoli & Cauliflower


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When you need a product or service, please Shop Leeds First!  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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