September 2016 – Zoning Agenda – Mon, Sept 26

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. Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & […]

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Northern Liberties Town Watch Info and Q&A THIS Weds, Sept 28

7pm at the Community Center, 700 N. Fairmount (N.3rd & Fairmount) Several neighbors have expressed interest in attending a Town Watch training, for patrolling and “eyes and ears” awareness. Up For Discussion: Town Watch patrolling basics Dog-Walkers, the front line of neighborhood safety What is “suspicious activity” How & When to call 911 Volunteer needed […]

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Fall Yard Tree Giveaway Registration & Dates

Registration for the Fall 2016 Yard Tree Giveaways is now open! This year we are offering a variety of trees that range from native shade trees to delicious fruit trees! Register online at treephilly.org or call us at (215) 683-0217 to reserve a free yard tree of your choice. Pick-up dates and locations are listed below. TreePhilly […]

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Philly InMovement Is Holding Tumbling & Gymnastics Classes at the Community Center on Tuesday Mornings!

Tuesdays at 10:00 — Lil’ Tumblers, a parent-child class for 1.5 – 3 year olds Tuesdays at 11:00 — Mini Rollers & Short Wheelers, a drop off class for 3 – 5 year olds Visit our website at phillyinmovement.com/pop-up for more information and to enroll today!

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The German Society presents a Springerle Cookie Discussion and Tasting — Oct 3

Monday, October 3rd at 611 Spring Garden Street The Franklin Fountain and Shane Confectionery in Old City are coordinating a lecture about Springerle cookie moulds at the German Society, on Monday, October 3rd, that will be a part of ArchivesMonth Philly. Many of the moulds we will be discussing were made in a factory in […]

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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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NLArts – Fall First Friday Kids’ Workshop – Oct 7

Northern Liberties Community Center, 3rd & Faimount Streets from 6-8:30pm Join us for our first First Friday of the school year! Your kids can have a night exploring Fall Art projects while you explore the neighborhood. A perfect date night! Pizza and Snacks included $25 – sibling discounts for families with more than one child! Register by emailing nlartsorg@gmail.com Natasha […]

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NLArts Kids One-Day Camps – Sat, Oct 10 and Mon, Oct 12th

x We need a few more kids each day to make these camps work! x   $45 per child Snack included Art classes and field trips Ages 5-12 Please email nlartsorg@gmail.com to for more info and register. Natasha Mell-Taylor NLArts Community Arts Program 973-868-6675 —

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Save the date! Liberty Lands Fall Festival – Sun, Oct 30

The 18th Annual Liberty Lands Fall Festival is on Sunday, October 30th from 1-4 pm. A great annual family event at Halloween time, with kids in costume, games, activities, food and drink, and more! Sunday Oct 30, 1-4pm, Liberty Lands. Details in future emails and the Fest Facebook page. With live entertainment, hayrides, a moon […]

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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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Community Center – Now Open on Monday from 10am to 4pm

The Northern Liberties Community Center is located at 700 N. 3rd Street 1st Floor Philadelphia, PA 19123 Hours: Monday thru Friday: 10am – 1pm, Monday Afternoon: 1pm – 4pm Wednesday Evening: 6pm to 9pm, or call for an appointment Phone: 215-627-NLNA (215-627-6562)

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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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Ongoing – Rec Center Events

Northern Liberties Rec Center 321 Fairmount Street 19123 Free Improv and many other activities are happening at our neighborhood recreation center at 321 Fairmount Ave. Numerous great activities for kids and adults. Check out their Facebook page for the latest

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Music Monkey Jungle – Mondays & Thursdays – 10am at the Community Center — Is Back!

Babies! Toddlers! Little Monkeys! Music Monkey Jungle – 10:00 to 10:30am Mondays — 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. Thursdays —The Music Monkey Jungle Jam is a 30 minute interactive performance […]

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We Kids Rock – Thursday Afternoons at the Community Center — Is Back!

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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Figure Drawing at the Community Center – Thursday Nights — Is Back!

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. Below […]

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Philly Free Streets — Sept 24

Philly Free Streets highlights the intersection of active transportation (walking and biking) and public health. Philly Free Streets 2016 will draw on Mayor Kenney’s commitment to neighborhoods while connecting participants to the city’s trail network and rivers. Philly Free Streets will invite people to explore the city’s streets, parks, and trails while being exposed to the […]

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of August 8, 2016

PRESENT:  Matt Ruben, President; Michael Coyne, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Troy Crichton; Donald Hoegg; Ira Upin; Jeremy Lindemann; Don Phillips; ABSENT:  Janet Finegar, Secretary; Roneil Jackson; Monika Kreidie; Joe Mikuliak; Barbara Saverino; Chris Somers; Anne Waginger. The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:09 p.m. Motion by Troy Chrichton, seconded by Donald […]

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of July 11, 2016 (updated again)

PRESENT: Matt Ruben, President; Michael Coyne, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Troy Crichton; Donald Hoegg; Ira Upin; Roneil Jackson; Monika Kreidie; Jeremy Lindemann; Don Phillips; Barbara Saverino; Chris Somers; ABSENT: Janet Finegar, Secretary; Joe Mikuliak Minutes recorded by Jeremy Lindemann The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:11p.m. Motion: By Steve Richman, seconded […]

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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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