NLNA August Zoning Meeting August 29

NLNA office, 700 N. 3rd St., 6:30PM. As always, the meeting is public and all are welcome to attend. AGENDA Monday 8/29/16 (6:30) 962 N. American St. – RSA5 – Gerry Gutierrez – A proposal for a single-family dwelling. (7:10) 116 W. Girard Ave. – Special Exception – Zhen Jin – A proposal for a takeout […]

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Saturdays – Farmer’s Market at Liberty Lands

Every Saturday, 9am to 1pm, J&J Farm brings organic fruits and vegetables, eggs, and homemade jam to Liberty Lands Park (900 block of N 3rd St.) While there, get info on the Food Bucks program, which gives SNAP (food assistance) recipients $2 of extra benefit for every $5 in SNAP benefits spent.

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Help Needed to Restore the Doughboy Statue

NLNA is launching a $22,000 fundraising campaign to restore the Doughboy statue and maintain it for the future. Transport Workers Local 234 on 2nd St. has generously committed $2,500 to the cause, but more is needed. Help out by donating to the GoFundMe campaign for this worthy cause! The Doughboy statue, located at Second and Spring Garden Streets, honors […]

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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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Recycle Bins With Lids Available at the Community Center!

The City no longer offers free recycle bins through the NoLibs Community Center. The small bins formerly provided by The City are just too small. Wind-blown litter from these over-stuffed containers can be seen around the neighborhood after trash pickup most weeks. So we asked Home Depot to help us out — and they did! The […]

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Become an Adult Education Tutor

• Our good friends at Lutheran Settlement House (1340 Frankford Ave) are seeking volunteer tutors to work with adult learners one-on-one or in small groups on GED prep, basic math and literacy, and computer skills. Prior tutoring or teaching experience helpful but not required. Curriculum materials provided. • More info: literacy@lutheransettlement.org or 215-426-8610 ext. 1242   […]

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Figure Drawing at the Community Center – Thursday Nights — Will Be Back Sept 8

x x From 6:30 to 9:30 adult figure drawing will be available on most Thursday nights throughout the winter at the NLNA Community Center (700 N. 3rd Street) $10 walk-in fee pays the model. Drop in for an hour or three! Bring your own supplies… Email 321sketchclub@gmail.com with questions, or join us on Facebook. Here’s […]

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We Kids Rock – Thursday Afternoons at the Community Center — Will Be Back in September

Award Winning Program For Young Children Guitar Class (3 to 5 year olds) at 4:15-4:45 and Family class (birth-5) at 5:00-5:30pm. If you know anyone who may be interested please have them get in touch with me. If you haven’t signed up yet and still want to you can register online at http://www.wekidsrock.com/paclass.html or bring […]

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Music Monkey Jungle – Mondays & Thursdays – 10am at the Community Center — Will Be Back in September

Babies! Toddlers! Little Monkeys! Music Monkey Jungle – 10:00 to 10:30am Whether we’re performing Music Monkey Jungle Drummers or The Music Monkey Jungle Sing Along, we know you’ll have a rockin’ good time! To know exactly what’s performed, please visit our Facebook page. $10 per child The Music Monkey Jungle Member Card is available for purchase at The […]

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Philadephia Circular-Free Program

  Property owners in Philly that are tired of having take-out menus and ad circulars jammed into their door frames and mailboxes now have a way to stop the problem at the source! NLNA has purchased Circular-Free Stickers, and is offering them for a donation of $1. Stop by the Community Center (700 N. 3rd […]

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FREE BambooWifi along N3rd Street, Liberty Lands, & Orianna Hill Park

BambooWifi is improving internet access in Philadelphia by providing “Free Neighborhood Wi-Fi.” We provide seamless Wi-Fi access to your entire neighborhood, so you can stay connected at home and on the go, without having to log in more than once. Free internet access is made possible through short video advertisements. The N3rd Street Network is […]

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Lots of New Events at The Piazza!

The Piazza has been stepping up its programming lately, with free Movie Screenings and Free Yoga Wednesdays led by Dhyana Yoga Teacher, Amanda from 6:30-7:30PM Check out the full roster of upcoming events at their online calendar. —

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2nd Street Festival – Sun, Aug 7 – See You There!

The annual 2nd Street Festival returns the first Sunday in August from Noon-10pm. 2nd Street will be closed from Germantown to Green, with multiple music stages, beer gardens, food, dozens of arts and crafts vendors, and much more! Be sure to stop at the NLNA Tent to share a beverage and say hi! NLArts will […]

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Zoning Agenda – Mon, July 25

Zoning Motions are approved by the Board at the following month’s board meeting, which is held the first Monday of the month. To review past zoning meeting minutes and approved motions find the applicable NLNA Board Meeting Minutes by clicking here:  Board Meeting Minutes. JULY 2016 — Zoning Agenda Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 […]

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Liberty Lands Flea Market & Music Fest – July 9th

At Liberty Lands Park (Third & Poplar) Benefits go to NLNA general fund which supports Clean Streets, the Community Center, and of course Liberty Lands! Flea market 9am until… Food and Philadelphia Brewing Company from Noon on… Music starting at 4ish…. Lasting till 10ish…. New Line Up! 4:00 – Late Night Radio – funk jazz […]

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Bodine Schoolyard Garden Workday – Sat, June 25

                  Saturday: June 25 from 8 to 10am Join Bodine staff & students, the Mural Arts Program & nearby neighbors as we work to restore & reimagine the space behind Bodine High School at 4th & George Sts. The schoolyard is now accessible to neighbors for enjoyment & recreation […]

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Zoning Agenda – Mon, June 27

Zoning Motions are approved by the Board at the following month’s board meeting, which is held the first Monday of the month. To review past zoning meeting minutes and approved motions find the applicable NLNA Board Meeting Minutes by clicking here:  Board Meeting Minutes. JUNE 2016 — Zoning Agenda Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 […]

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NLNA Meet n’ Greet – Tue, June 7

6 to 8pm at the NL Community Center, 3rd & Fairmount Enjoy free food, beer and wine. Meet the new NLNA board of directors. It’s a great event for new neighbors – and long-term neighbors – to meet each other and learn about the NLNA and the neighborhood in a relaxed environment. RSVP not required, […]

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NLArts Annual Scavenger Hunt Summer Camp Fundraiser – Moved to Fri, Jun 10

6pm to 8pm Join us at Liberty Lands for Face Painting, Pizza, Snacks, Art Activities and More! $20 per family. ($25 day of event) — does not include libations (it’s a fundraiser!) Bring your friends to share a la carte food and beverages!! PLUS, we’ll be raffling off a baskets of Gift Certificates to: Blind […]

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of May 2, 2016

PRESENT:  Matt Ruben, President; Michael Coyne, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Troy Crichton; Larry Freedman; Jesse Gardner; Sasi Judd; Monika Kreidie; Jeremy Lindemann; Don Phillips; Barbara Saverino; Chris Somers; Anne Waginger. The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:02 p.m. Motion: By Sasi Judd, seconded by Chris Somers:“To approve the […]

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