This normally minor meteor shower may bring a surprise this year with some predictions that it could produce between 100 to 400 meteors per hour on Thursday evening. The peak is expected around 10:50 PM CST.
Here is a good article from Sky & Telescope by Duluth astronomer Bob King. You should also follow Bob on his blog, Facebook page, and his Twitter page as he writes about astronomy events we an observe regionally.
Astronomical League: Watch A Meteor Shower, Get A Certificate
If you go out to observe this meteor shower you should record your observations for credit towards earning the Astronomical League’s Meteor Observing Program.
Additional Leonids Meteor Shower Resources
Night Sky Network: Check out the attached Night Sky Network meteor watching party handout: Heads Up: It's a Meteor Shower Handout!