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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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: Free Business Workshops

The City and Community College of Philadelphia are partnering to offer free workshops and training programs for small business owners. Workshops start January 11 and training programs in February. This Philly.com article provides a great overview. Info and sign-up for the workshops at this CCP page, and for the training program at this CCP page. […]

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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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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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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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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 – Wed, Jan 11

We will be meeting up for our weekly patrol 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 jdlindemann@gmail.com •

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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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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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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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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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Operation Santa – Distribution – Sat, Dec 17 (Volunteers Needed!)

9am at the Community Center (700 N. 3rd Street) Volunteers Needed to package meals and presents! Please Contact Janet at park@nlna.org) and let her know you’re coming to help.   — NLNA thanks the Penn Treaty Special Services District for support of the 2015 Operation Santa program Find out more about grant opportunities from the […]

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Spring Garden Underpass Lights Are On!

…and then there was light! As of Dec 20, 2016 the Delaware River Waterfront Corp. has finally turned on the new lighting installation at the I-95/El underpass at 2nd and Spring Garden. Congratulations to all who persisted in the struggle to get this dun!

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of November 14, 2016

PRESENT: Matt Ruben, President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Jeremy Lindemann; Joe Mikuliak; Don Phillips; Barbara Saverino; Ira Upin; Anne Waginger. ABSENT: Michael Coyne, Vice-President; Troy Crichton; Donald Hoegg; Roneil Jackson; Monika Kreidie; Chris Somers The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:06 p.m. Motion: By Jeremy Lindemann, seconded by Joe […]

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Operation Santa – Thur, Dec 15 & Sat, Dec 17

Operation Santa – Northern Liberties’ own toys for tots (and seniors) Come out and wrap presents — the more the merrier and the sooner it gets done! Thursday, December 15th at the Northern Liberties Community Center (700 N. 3rd) 6:00pm to 8:30pm — Drop in to help wrap holiday gifts* for neighborhood families in need this […]

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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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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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Zoning Agenda – Mon, Nov 28 & Tue, Nov 29

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

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NLArts Veterans Day Kids Camp – Fri, Nov 11

Need Creative Child Care? Sign up now… On this Historic week in our history, let’s end on a positive note and honor our great city with a walking tour of some awesome sites and a food exploration. From 8:30am to 3:30pm Drop off 8:30-9:00 / Pick up 3:00-3:30 $45 per child Snack included Art classes […]

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NLArts First Science Friday Kids Workshop – November 4

Are you sick of crafting? Us too! Please join us for our first science themed Friday Workshop. 6 to 8:30pm We are honored to have Miss Maya Heiland with us. Maya is a veteran scientist and educator and currently works at the amazing Science Center in University City. She has a lot of experiments in […]

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