NLNA General Meeting October 23 – All Are Welcome!

  Thursday October 23, 2014 at 7pm | 700 N. 3rd Street | NLNA Community Center Sargent Massi of the 26th District Sargent Massi will be joining us at this month’s monthly general meeting to talk about local crime, and take questions.x Philly Bike Share Representatives from the Mayor’s Office of Transportation also will be […]

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Proposed Changes to NLNA Bylaws

  At the upcoming October 23 NLNA general membership meeting, neighbors will be asked to ratify changes to the NLNA’s Bylaws. The changes, already approved by the NLNA board of directors, would make it easier for more people to run for a seat on the board, and would reduce general membership meetings from monthly to […]

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Zoning Agenda – Monday, Oct 27

  Zoning Motions are approved by the Board at the following month’s board meeting, which is held the first Monday of the month. October 2014 — Zoning Agenda Location: NL Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & Fairmount) As always, the meetings are public and all are welcome to attend and participate. Monday – […]

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Kids’ Fall Festival at Liberty Lands – Sunday, Nov 2

  xxxx Liberty Lands Park from 1 to 5pm Moms! Dads! Mark your calendars! Attendance is FREE, with small donations requested for crafts. Volunteer to help out HERE.     The festival will feature: Fire Truck and Fire Fighters Fusion Tumbling & Fitness Bake Sale Tall Pines Day Camp with Spin Art Frisbees Pretty Princess […]

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Friday Night Figure Drawing at the Community Center

  From 6:30 to 9:30 adult figure drawing will be available on most Friday nights throughout the summer and fall at the NLNA Community Center (700 N. 3rd Street) See our schedule below. $10 Walk-in fee pays the model Bring your own supplies… email 321sketchclub@gmail.com with questions.       Our Fall Schedule so far… […]

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Hotline for questions about the upcoming election…

A useful, non-partisan hotline number for voting-related questions is 1-855-SEVENTY (1-855-738-3689). You can also reach Committee of Seventy at 215-557-3600 with any questions about Philly government in general. The website is www.seventy.org If you’d like to get involved with Committee of Seventy go to CLICK HERE to find new opportunities.     —

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Kearny Elementary Open House – Thurs, Nov 6

From 6pm at Kearny Elementary | 601 Fairmount Avenue It’s an exciting time at Kearny  Elementary, the neighborhood school for many Northern Liberties Families! We invite you to visit our open house to learn more. Hear from students, parents, teachers and Principal Daniel Kurtz about Kearny Elementary’s achievements to date and exciting plans for the […]

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NLNA Meet n’ Greet for Neighbors New n’ Old – Weds, November 12

  6pm to 8pm at the Northern Liberties Community Center (N. 3rd & Faimount) Whether you are new to the neighborhood or just curious to know more about the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association, please join us for our Annual Meet -n- Greet! (Amazing) homemade snacks, beer and wine will be served… rsvp (or just show […]

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Kearny Elementary School Paper Drive

  x Supporting our neighborhood’s great K-8 school, Kearny Friends is continuing its paper drive. Copy paper, printer paper, ruled paper — if it’s 8.5 x 11 and you can write on it, they can use it! Donate paper you have on-hand or buy it new – either way, you can drop it off at the Northern […]

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Painlessly contribute 1% of your grocery bill to the NLNA!

Please take a minute to support the NLNA – at no cost to you! All you need to do is register your SuperFresh Rewards card by filling out the form below with the information used when you applied for the card. Then use your card at any SuperFresh store. Thank You! An asterisk (*) indicates a […]

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New Recycling Program at the Community Center – Bins with Lids!

  PILOT PROGRAM for MORE EFFICIENT RECYCLING BINS The NLNA has been distributing free bins to residents on behalf of the City for many years now. It is clear that these bins have greatly improved recycling in the neighborhood (which is GREAT). But, there is the problem of wind-blown litter that these open bins create. […]

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Philly Foodworks Offer Winter CSA

November 4th – May 21st (22 weeks) with a 6 week break between December 11th – February 3rd. Cost: Your Choice: $395 (whatever you decide) Mixed Choice: $315 plus $35 in online market credits (four items, you choose some things, farmer chooses some things plus $35 to spend at your discretion on online market) Farmers […]

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Verizon Yellow Pages Litter – Help rid the neighborhood of this bi-yearly trash dump…

  It’s that time of year when our streets get flooded with superfluous wads of paper. The city spends millions of dollars to remove the 2-3 phone books per person that are deposited on door steps all over the city.  The NLNA has been in contact with Verizon, and they want to help cut down […]

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A Reminder About Plastic Bags and Recycling

  Philadelphia’s curbside recycling participation is at an all time high. However, one of the biggest problems we face with keeping our recycling stream clean is PLASTIC BAGS. Many people assume (innocently enough) that plastic bags are recyclable, and put them in their recycling bins. Although this assumption is understandable, plastic bags are NOT recyclable […]

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NoLibs Fall Music Fest – Oct 11, 2014

  Liberty Lands Park Music starts at 4pm Bring the family and a blanket to this bi-annual neighborhood festival. Proceeds from our Bottomless Souvenir Cups go to maintain the park. Food Trucks! Along with Randy’s BBQ, there will be Indian Food and Fancy Grilled Cheeses! Bands that span all kinds of musical styles are lined […]

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Public Meeting: PWD’s Renovations of N 3rd’s Cement Park – Oct 18 2014

Wednesday, October 8th at 6:30pm at the NLNA Community Center (700 N. 3rd Street) Green City, Clean Waters The Northern Liberties Recreation Center (Cement Park) has been selected by the Philadelphia Water Department for its Green City, Clean Waters stormwater management project to help soak up rain and beautify the property. However, the current plan only […]

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NLArts First Friday Workshops – Starting Oct 3

      October 3rd from 6:00 to 8:30pm at the Northern Liberties Community Center Simply email nlartsorg@gmail.com to register your kids… Science Friday! Miss Claire will be leading the kids in a Polymer Science experiment! The kids will make their own glow-in-the-dark bouncy balls from household ingredients and learn about ratios! Also, we will […]

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Recycling in paper bags or cardboard boxes is not recognized by the Street Department…

  Hey Neighbors, The Streets Dept is cracking down on people who put their recycling out in cardboard boxes or paper bags, and are not picking them up. These bags and boxes are being left on the curb to fall apart.   PLEASE NOTE: Recycling may NOT be put out in cardboard boxes or in […]

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Flim Flam Phantom Sham – Fringe Fest Comes To Liberty Lands

  Liberty Lands Park Friday – Sunday, Sept 12 – 14 / 6:30pm to 8pm Friday – Sunday, Sept 19 – 21 / 6:30pm to 8pm From the company that triumphed over the naked bike ride in 2011 (remember that?!), comes the latest madcap masked adventure to have you rolling on your picnic blanket in […]

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Don’t Forget: Weeders’ Club at Liberty Lands Every Saturday Morning!

  From 9am to about 11ish – KIDS WELCOME! – There will be Coffee! Come out and get dirty with the Weeders’ Club diehards every Saturday from 9-11ish. Tools and gloves provided. OBLITERATE MORNING GLORY! YANK WEEDS FROM TREE PITS! FIND AND STASH TRASH! SCOOP THE POOP! Liberty Lands is your park, owned and maintained […]

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