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 Liberty Lands! Flea market 9am until… Food and Philadelphia Brewing Company from Noon on… Music starting at 5ish…. Lasting till 10ish…. Line-up as of now: OoLala Spiritual Thunder Shy Boyz (music with a twist) […]

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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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Figure Drawing at the Community Center – Thursday Nights

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 the May/June schedule… […]

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We Kids Rock – Thursday Afternoons at the Community Center

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

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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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. The Doughboy statue is located at Second and Spring Garden Streets, and honors soldiers (known as doughboys) from the Northern Liberties who were killed during the First World War. The statue was paid for by the Northern Liberties […]

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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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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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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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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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GSK Science in the Summer Returns To Our Libraries…

GSK Science in the Summer — a free science enrichment program for elementary-aged kids — is returning to Greater Philadelphia area libraries for the 30th year, including: Ramonita de Rodriguez Neighborhood Library 600 West Girard Avenue July 21-22 10 AM — 12 PM for students in grades 2-3; 1 PM — 3 PM for students […]

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Permanent Public Art Collection – Deadline For Entries June 10

Hello NoLib Neighbors! My husband, Matthew Price, and I have got a great opportunity for the Permanent Public Art Collection and we would love to invite neighbors to contribute. Bring your Object and Story! We will be at NL Community Center, the next general Meeting day on Thursday, May 19th. his Art work is a collaboration […]

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Adult Ceramics Class at the Rec Center

Tuesday Nights at 321 Fairmount Avenue Explore the craft of ceramics with Natalie Wieters! Bring your own ideas, or figure out projects during the class. Natalie provides the guidance necessary for each project. The class is 10 weeks, and the fee is $175 which includes ALL supplies! For more information, please visit nolibsrec.org or call […]

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NLNA Board Elections – Results!

Congrats to new NLNA board members! Serving on the board is a great way to give back to the neighborhood. NLNA Welcomes New Board Members Last night (5/19/16) at the annual NLNA board of directors election, neighbors elected Roneil Jackson, Donald Hoegg, Ira Upin, and Joe Mikuliak to at-large board seats. Joining them were incumbents […]

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May Zoning Agenda – Mon, May 23

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. MAY 2016 — Zoning Agenda Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 […]

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of April 4, 2016

PRESENT:  Matt Ruben, President; Michael Coyne, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Larry Freedman; Jesse Gardner; Sasi Judd; Jeremy Lindemann; Don Phillips; Barbara Saverino; Chris Somers; Anne Waginger. ABSENT: Troy Crichton; Monika Kreidie. The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:08 p.m. Motion: By Jeremy Lindemann, seconded by Anne Waginger:“To approve […]

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