Zoning Meeting – Mon, Feb 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. Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & […]

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NLArts Benefit Brunch hosted by Standard Tap – Sat, Feb 25

The Standard Tap will donate %25 from your brunch bill to NLArts on Saturday, Feb 25 from 11am to 1pm Three ways to lock in this donation… 1) Call (215) 238-0630 and mention NLArts when you make a reservation. 2) Print out this LINK and show it to your server (no reservation necessary) 3) Show […]

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Notes from the Quality of Life Meeting

By Janet Finegar — February 21, 2017 We began by making a list of as many problems/sources of trash on the street as possible. [This list, with a lot of more details about all of the below, will be sent to everyone who attended the meeting or expressed an interest in getting information, and will […]

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Affordable Housing Opportunity Nearby

Our good friends at New Kensington CDC are taking application for affordable apartments in Orinoka Mills, a 51-unit mixed-use factory rehab just a short El ride north of our neighborhood. Apply by February 24 to be placed in the lottery. Full info about the project, eligibility, and the application process available at orinokacivichouse.com.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of January 9, 2017

PRESENT: Matt Ruben, President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Troy Crichton; Donald Hoegg; Ira Upin; Roneil Jackson; Monika Kreidie; Jeremy Lindemann; Joe Mikuliak; Barbara Saverino; Chris Somers. ABSENT: Michael Coyne, Vice-President; Don Phillips; Anne Waginger.   The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:05 p.m. Motion: By Jeremy Lindemann, seconded by Donald […]

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Adult Figure Drawing at the Community Center

x x From 6:30 to 9:30 adult figure drawing sessions will be held on most Thursday nights throughout 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. • • […]

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Call for Adult Ed Volunteers at Lutheran Settlement House

• 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. Tutors are provided with materials to use with learners. Tutors are […]

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Scholarships, Affordable Housing, and Job Opportunities…

The Philadelphia City Scholarship gives eligible students $1,000/year for four years of college. Application deadline February 24. Application and eligibility requirements at this City web page. • • Our good friends at New Kensington CDC are taking application for affordable apartments in Orinoka Mills, a 51-unit mixed-use factory rehab just a short El ride north […]

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Philly InMovement Hosting Tumbling & Gymnastics Classes at the Community Center on Tuesdays – Extended Hours…

9:30 & 10:30 — Lil’ Tumblers, a parent-child class for 1.5 – 3 year olds 11:30 & 2:00 — Mini Rollers & Short Wheelers, a drop off class for 3 – 5 year olds 3:30 & 4:30 — Intro to Gymnastics (K-6th Grade), a beginners gymnastics class for school aged children Visit our website at phillyinmovement.com/pop-up for more […]

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Apply Now: LIHEAP Heating Assistance

Are you or a neighbor struggling with heating bills or needed repairs? LIHEAP is a federal program that provides heating assistance to lower-income homeowners and renters. Applications are open through March 31 – but apply now because aid funds might run out before then. • Full info, including application and income eligibility, at this PECO […]

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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 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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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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NoLibs Town Watch Patrol Meetup

Email Jeremy Lindemann at jdlindemann@gmail.com for info about upcoming patrols. We meet up at the Community Center (3rd and Farimount) around 7:20pm. Bring a flashlight and your phone. If you have any questions or concerns, please let me know. Thank you, Jeremy Lindemann —

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Town Watch Patrol Sign-up and Police Q&A – Notes from the October 10 Meeting

On Monday, October 10 a small group of neighbors signed up to patrol the neighborhood. The 26th District’s Sergeant John Massi (215-686-3260  John.Massi@phila.gov) and 6th District’s Crime Prevention Officer Lori Jackson (215-686-3063 Lori.Jackson@phila.gov) addressed the group. Together they answered questions and talked about the realities of crime in our neighborhood. Here are the highlights: The […]

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Winterfest 2017 at North Bowl – Sun, Feb 12

Beat that cabin fever with a family day out! Join neighbors at this annual event, hosted by North Bowl. Tickets include bowling, food, wine, beer, and soda. Plus Fabulous Raffles for Some Pretty Cool stuff! Buy Discount Advance Tickets below! Adults $15 (Advance Ticket Form Below) Adults $20 (at the door) Seniors $10 Kids $10 […]

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Zoning Agenda – Mon & Tue, Jan 30 & 31

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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2017 TreeCycling Schedule – Starts Sun, Jan 1 / Ends Sun, Jan 15

Christmas TreeCycling from January 1 through 15 at Orianna Hill Park! Sunday, Jan 1 — Naked, De-tinsled, De-balled Christmas Trees will be accepted for drop-off in the picnic area of Orianna Hill Park at Poplar & Orianna Streets. Folks can drop off at any time. Saturday, Jan 7 — Trees will be chipped at 11am, […]

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Businesses and Commercial Property Owners: Special Meeting – Wed, Feb 8

Northern Liberties has great businesses, but our commercial corridors still need help – filling remaining vacancies, strengthening existing businesses, and improving the environment.   Business operators and commercial property owners are invited to a meeting to discuss the possibility of a Business Improvement District (BID) next Wednesday, Feb 8, 7PM at the NLNA’s Community Center, […]

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Kearny Friends Meeting – Weds, Feb 1

Kearny Friends is the great community support group for our neighborhood K-8 Kearney Elementary public school at 6th & Fairmount. Find out how you can help improve our neighborhood by supporting the school,  tomorrow, Feb 1, 6pm, at the Northern Liberties Community Center (3rd & Fairmount). And check out their Facebook page too!

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Kwanzaa Celebration – Fri, Dec 30

Kwanzaa — A Celebration of Harvest & Community Join NLArts to learn about the history and significance of this non-religious holiday celebrated around the world! Friday, December 30 from 6:30-8:30 Northern Liberties Community Center (700 N. 3rd Street) $15 per person / $25 for families Live entertainment, light appetizers and beverages will be served along with […]

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NLArts Winter Camp 2016 Registration is open!

December 27, 28, and 29th 2016 8:30-3:30 Science, Art, Cooking, and Museums Please email nlartsorg@gmail.com to register and click the link below for registration form winter-camp-registration-2016 Please Pay By December 15, 2016 at NLArts.org or contact Natasha at 973-868-6675

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December 2016 — Zoning Agenda — Mon, Dec 19

Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & Fairmount) As always, the meetings are public and all are welcome to attend and participate. Please note 6:30 start time. Monday, December 19, 2016 (6:30) 978-80 N. Lawrence St. (Pernitsky’s Bar) –RSA5 – Barb Mulckhuyse – To legalize 2 existing apts. and create a […]

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Board of Directors Minutes – December 5, 2016

PRESENT: Matt Ruben, President; Michael Coyne, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Donald Hoegg; Ira Upin; Monika Kreidie; Jeremy Lindemann; Joe Mikuliak; Don Phillips; Barbara Saverino; Chris Somers. ABSENT: Troy Crichton; Roneil Jackson; Anne Waginger. ALSO PRESENT: Joe Brunner, accountant; Lara Kelly, Quality of Life manager The meeting was called to order by the […]

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Parade of Spirits – Sat, Dec 17

4pm – gather at Liberty Lands Parade starts at Sundown A family-friendly winter parade through Northern Liberties now in its sixth year! Bring your own belief system. Find out more on Facebook. • • • Also, at Gravy Gallery: Parade of Spirits: Portraits by Neil Kohl An open house will be held at Gravy (910 […]

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