NLNA Board of Directors Election May 22 – Nominations taken at the NLNA General Meeting – Thu April 17

What’s your issue with Northern Liberties? Is there too much trash? Too much development? Is parking your issue? Crime? Do live close to a nuisance bar? Or feel for those who do? Do you want to help reach out to kids? What would you change or want to help out with? The NLNA Board of […]

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Kearney School

NLNA General Meeting at The Kearny School – Thur April 17

This Thursday – 7pm at Kearny Come to the NLNA’s April General Membership meeting  at the brand-new gym at our local elementary school.   Meet Kearny’s new principal, Dan Kurtz. Hear from Farah Jimenez, a member of the School Reform Commission. Meet candidates in the upcoming May Philadelphia Primary Election. Nominate someone (or yourself!) for the upcoming NLNA Board […]

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Plant Sale – Saturday May 3rd!

  Save the Date and plan to volunteer for a shift or two. Kids welcome! The Plant Sale is Saturday May 3rd. With the run-up on Thursday May 1, and Friday May 2 Who wants to play with plants this year? Volunteer to hang out with neighbors and their kids while putting together this annual […]

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FREE Document Shredding Event – Sat May 3

  10am – 2pm at Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing (Spring Garden St & Delaware Ave)  FREE PAPER SHREDDING   Do you want to shred: Documents, containing Social Security, credit card and bank account number? Credit card applications? Canceled or unused checks? Insurance and income tax records? Bank and credit card statements? Pension information? Do […]

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Weeder’s Club Meets Again (and again) on Saturday Mornings at Liberty Lands…

  Every Saturday morning from 9m to 11-ish Tools, Gloves, Instruction, Gossip included! All are welcome, bring the kids! There will be coffee! Liberty Lands is your park, owned and maintained by our neighborhood. Any time spent helping to clean up the park is welcome. Meet-up is at the table in the shade of the […]

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CSA

CSA at Café Chismosa (4th & Poplar) starting May 26

  Philly Foodworks has grown out of a citywide demand for a community food system. This system encompasses farmers, chefs, artisans, entrepreneurs, activists, educators and customers who desire good food. Philly Foodworks is taking local and compassionate food out of a niche market and bringing it to everyone. We run a CSA (farm share program […]

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Ceramics Classes Resume at the Rec Center

  Ceramics classes for adults resume at our neighborhood’s Recreation Center. Taught by neighbor and ceramicist Natalie Wieters, the classes are open to all levels and cover all aspects of hand-building clay. The $175 fee includes supplies and firing. Rolling enrollment allowed if you can’t make the first session. Contact the Rec Center at 215-686-1785.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS – Minutes of March 3, 2014

  PRESENT:  Matt Ruben, President; Don Phillips, Vice-President; Rick Angeli; Monika Kreidie; Katrina Mansfield; Logan Welde, Lystra Harris; Anne Waginger ABSENT:  Frank Robertson; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Sharon Richman; Michael Coyne The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:06 p.m. February Minutes approved  6 – 0 – 1 March Minutes […]

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Northern Liberties History Exhibit Open – Now through August!

“Northern Liberties: From World’s Workshop to Hipster Mecca and the People in Between” Philadelphia History Museum, 15 S. 7th St. (7th & Market)  – through August 31 The transformations sweeping Northern Liberties during the past half century tell a dramatic tale of life, death, and rebirth. This exhibit, sponsored by the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association and […]

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How to Legally Prepare Mattresses for Disposal

  From The Streets Department: Acting Streets Commissioner David J. Perri has announced changes in the Sanitation regulations governing how mattresses and box springs are placed out for curbside collection. These changes affect residents and small businesses that receive City Sanitation services. Effective December 1 – Residents will be required to bag and seal mattresses and […]

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