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

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Support Kearney Elementary School Paper Drive…

Donating paper is an easy and effective way to help a public school, and it frees up the school’s limited budget for other priorities.  Kearny Friends is the community support group for our great K-8 school at 6th & Fairmount, and they’re running their annual paper drive! Donate online at bit.ly/kearnypaper  or drop off letter-size paper directly at the NL […]

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Orkney Park Benefit Brunch At Standard Tap – Sat, Sept 23

11am- 3pm at  901 n 2nd st, Phila, Pa 19123 Friends of Orkney Park LLC has partnered with our generous friends at the Standard Tap to host a fundraising brunch. 20% of all food sales will benefit ongoing initiatives for Orkney Park! Your going out for Brunch anyway, avoid the wait at that other place! […]

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Ceramics Classes Return to Northern Liberties Rec Center

Tuesday Nights at 321 Fairmount Avenue (Rec Center) from 6:30 to 9pm starting Sept 26. 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 $200 which includes ALL […]

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Puppet Making and Performances in the Park through September…

Company Aiello is offering workshops in puppet-making from recycled materials. Things we would otherwise throw away every day are given new life as whimsical characters. Participants are provided newspaper, tape, and an assortment of other found objects with which to build their own bizarre figures. This event is fun for the whole family. We’ll bring […]

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Northern Liberties Co-Ed Road Biking Group – Join up!

Patricia & Kathryn just started a Northern Liberties Co-Ed Road Biking group with Sunday rides. We are a group that is doing weekly co-ed road biking rides starting and ending in Northern Liberties. We’re looking for people interested in leading rides as well as participating. We are not a slow group, nor are we terribly […]

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Music Monkey Jungle – New Schedule: WEDNESDAYS & Thursdays at the Community Center – Starting back up on Sept 6

Babies! Toddlers! Little Monkeys! Music Monkey Jungle – 10:00 to 10:30am Wednesdays — The Music Monkey Jungle Sing Along is a 30 minute high energy, interactive, rockin’ good time for little music monkeys. Children and adults will sing, dance, laugh, play, move, imagine and create through the presentation of original MMJ songs, dances and games. We’ll focus on melody, unison, […]

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Adult Figure Drawing at the Community Center – Thursday Nights!

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

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We Kids Rock Returns Thu, Sept 14 at the Community Center

Fall Classes Thursdays Sept. 21-Nov. 16 Free Demo on Thurs. Sept. 14 3-5yr Guitar Class at 4:45-5:15pm $165.00 for 8 weeks (stay and do the Family Class for half price) Birth-5yr Family Class 5:30-6:10pm $125.00 for one child, 210.00 for two (15.00 discount if signed up by Aug. 21) Registration includes a cd, siblings under […]

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Liberty Lands Farmers & Craft Market – Saturdays at Liberty Lands

The Liberty Lands Farmers Market is starting up again – and it’s expanding! Every Saturday starting April 8, 9am-3pm, Liberty Lands (3rd St side). Fifteen vendors and growing, including: •    J & J FARM (fresh organic produce ) •    Ninja Goat Fat Coffee (butter coffee) •    Grounds & Hounds Coffee •    Bright Yellow Creamery (homemade […]

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Roadmap for reducing litter & waste by up to 90% over the next 15 years…

A Litter Free City Starts With You. From the Mayor… When I took office, I pledged my commitment to make Philadelphia a more beautiful place to live, work, and visit. The plan you hold outlines specific strategies to achieve that goal by ensuring that every neighborhood has litter-free parks, streets, waterways, and public places. Why […]

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Schedule of Family Fun at Penn Treaty Park…

Check out these events happening all summer long at Penn Treaty Park…   —

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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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Take the NLNA Survey, And Get A Chance At A Hundred Bucks!

Greetings from the Northern Liberties Neighbors association! Help Us Better Serve You! Please take an easy 5 minute confidential survey and be included in a chance to win a $100 AMEX gift card! Take the Survey The NLNA has partnered with students from Temple University Fox School of Business to establish a marketing plan in […]

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How To Stop Circular & Handbill Deliveries

Circulars and handbills can be a neighborhood nuisance. It’s illegal for vendors to put them in residents’ mailboxes. So, instead, they get shoehorned into doors and railings, causing litter on our streets. What You Can Do The good news is you can sign up to for a non-delivery list to prevent them from being delivered to […]

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Recycle Bins With Lids Available at the Community Center – Suspended Until Yard Construction Project Is Completed

We’ll let you know when we have more bins as soon as we get them… 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 […]

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Notes from the Quality of Life Meeting (2/21/17)

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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SAVE THE DATE – Special Liberty Lands Improvements Meeting – Tues, Sept 12 (Attention Metalwork Artists!)

7pm at the Northern Liberties Community Center (3rd & Fairmount) The NLNA has secured a grant to improve Liberty Lands Park! Join us at this special general meeting to find out what this includes and how to get involved. • Garden Fence Construction Includes Funding for Metal Fabricators! The Liberty Lands committee is excited to […]

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of July 10, 2017

PRESENT:  Matt Ruben, President; Barbara Mulckhuyse, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Michael Coyne; Donald Hoegg; Monika Kreidie; Jeremy Lindemann; Ben Mann; Don Phillips; Barbara Saverino; Chris Somers; Anne Waginger.  ALSO PRESENT:  Melodie Carter, Kereen Franklin, John Turella, Marcel Winokur ABSENT:  Janet Finegar, Secretary; Joe Mikuliak, Ira Upin The meeting was called to order by the President […]

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of June 5, 2017

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

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NLArts Gala Dinner in the Park – Thur, Aug 31 – Get Tickets Now!

The culmination of this year’s Dinner Party themed NLArts Camp aims to bring together families to meet and break bread. All are welcome! Save The Date Thursday, August 31 6:00 to 8:00pm $40 Per Family Get Tickets Now! (dinner service starts at 6:30pm) A Dinner Party event inspired by Judy Chicago NLArts turned 10 this […]

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August Zoning Meeting – Mon, Aug 28

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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Bodine Garden Cleanup – Tues, Aug 15

Help clean up and nurture the outdoor space of our neighborhood’s national award-winning Bodine High School for International Affairs! August 15, 6-8pm at 4th & George Email Marita Fitzpatrick for more info and details.   —

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2nd Street Festival – This Sunday! – Aug 6th

The 9th Annual 2nd Street Festival is Sunday, August 6th 2017 from noon till 10 p.m. We’re closing off North 2nd between Germantown and Green Streets, here in Northern Liberties and filling the entire street with beer gardens, workshops, art, food,  and other merchandise vendors. Find out more HERE. Be sure to support the NLNA […]

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National Night Out – Tues, Aug 1

Liberty Lands from 5:30pm to 8:30pm Free fun for the whole family!!! Come out and get to know the officers of the 26th District! Food, water ice, moonbounce, giveaways, and other great activities.

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