NLArts May 6, First Friday – Feel the Beat with Rob McCall

Hello NLArts Friends, we want to make our last First Friday of the school year especially exciting! Please bring a friend and both children can come for the price of one. In addition to the musical event  Pizza!    Temporary Tattoos! And work on a mosaic collaborative project! If the weather permits all activities will be […]

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Bamboowifi to Open N3rd Street Network at Open Forum Sat, May 7

On Saturday May 7, at LocalHost in Northern Liberties, Bamboowifi will officially open the N3rd Street Network at an open forum as part of Philly Tech Week, welcoming free Wi-Fi to N3rd Street. At the open forum, guests will join us for the launch, log onto the network, learn more about the network, ask questions, […]

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Bodine Schoolyard Garden Workdays – Saturdays, May 14, June 11

                  Saturdays: May 14 & June 11 from 8 to 10am Join Bodine staff & students, the Mural Arts Program & nearby neighbors as we work to restore & reimagine the space behind Bodine High School at 4th & George Sts. The schoolyard is now accessible to neighbors […]

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Save the Date – Liberty Lands Music Fest – Sat, June 4

At Liberty Lands Park (Third & Poplar) Benefits go to NLNA general fund which supports Clean Streets, the Community Center, and Liberty Lands! Flea market 9am until… Food and Philadelphia Brewing Company from Noon on… Music starting at 4ish…. Lasting till 10ish…. Line-up as off now: Music Monkey (stuff for the kids) Ken Ulansey (Klezmer […]

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Community Events at the Piazza – Tech Week Block Party & Free Yoga

On Thursday May 5th, we’re hosting Philly’s first ever Tech Week Block Party at The Piazza! More than 30 carefully curated tech companies, restaurants, businesses, and bars will be showing off some of their goods for the entire community to see. There will be tables and demos throughout the entire day. Join us and the […]

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Figure Drawing at the Community Center – Thursday Nights

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. Here’s the March/April […]

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Permanent Public Art Collection – Deadline For Entries June 10

Hello NoLib Neighbors! My husband, Matthew Price, and I have got a great opportunity for the Permanent Public Art Collection and we would love to invite neighbors to contribute. Bring your Object and Story! We will be at NL Community Center, the next general Meeting day on Thursday, May 19th. his Art work is a collaboration […]

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We Kids Rock – Thursday Afternoons at the Community Center

Award Winning Program For Young Children 3 – 5yr Winter Guitar Class 4:15 – 4:45pm And, Birth – 5 Family Class 5:00 to 5:30pm Northern Liberties Community Center 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd and Fairmount) Philadelphia, PA 19123 Thursdays, January 14 through February 18 Online Registration at www.wekidsrock.com Call 610-490-0695 to schedule a Free Demo! […]

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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 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. $10 per child The Music Monkey Jungle Member Card is available for purchase at The […]

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Adult Ceramics Class at the Rec Center

Tuesday Nights at 321 Fairmount Avenue 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 $175 which includes ALL supplies! For more information, please visit nolibsrec.org or call […]

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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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Philadephia Circular-Free Program

  Property owners in Philly that are tired of having take-out menus and ad circulars jammed into their door frames and mailboxes now have a way to stop the problem at the source! NLNA has purchased Circular-Free Stickers, and is offering them for a donation of $1. Stop by the Community Center (700 N. 3rd […]

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NLNA PLANT SALE – This Saturday, April 30th

From 9am to 2pm at the Community Center (700 N. 4th Street) Flowers, Veggies, and Herbs, oh my! Fill your flower boxes and re-stock your herbs. Pick out your favorite tomatoes. Annual, Perrenial, Sun and Shade Plants. We’ve got them all! x Volunteer for a shift! The Annual Plant Sale is Saturday April 30, with […]

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NLNA Board Nominations And Quality of Life Issues At This Month’s Meeting – Weds, April 27

Wednesday, April 27, NL Community Center, 700 N. 3rd St. at 7pm Nominations for President, Treasurer, 6 regular seats for the Board of Directors, plus one half-term Board seat will be taken at the Northern Liberties general meeting on Wednesday, April 27th. The election will take place at the general meeting on Thursday, May 19th.  Both […]

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April Zoning Agenda – Mon Apr 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. APRIL 2016 — Zoning Agenda Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 […]

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Request a Free Tree for your NoLibs Home or Business – Deadline April 25

Request a Free Street Tree for your Northern Liberties Home or Business!  Property Owner’s Requests for November 2016 planting are now being accepted, and are due Monday, April 25. Trees clean our air, reduce home energy costs, increase home values, and beautify the neighborhood.  To request a free street tree for your property, please read the site […]

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Fishtown Neighbors Chili Cookoff – Sun, Apr 17

When: 12:30 to 4:00pm, Sunday, April 17th, 2016. Where: The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St., Philadelphia, PA 19123 You can’t have spring without the Annual Fishtown Neighbors Association Chili Cookoff. They’re back for their sixth year, this time at Fishtown’s spectacular new entertainment venue, The Fillmore Philadelphia, to accommodate even more chili lovers! As […]

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Neighborhood Cleanup Day – April 16

CALLING NEIGHBORS: Sick of the litter and trash? The NLNA’s Community Center will be open 9am-1pm on Saturday, April 16 with FREE Gloves and Bags… Be sure to: Recycle – paper, glass, plastics (1 through 7), NO plastic bags! Clean up that piggiest house on the street! Clean your gutters and storm drains, so that storm […]

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Liberty Lands Big Spring Workday – Sat, April 16

Starting at 9am HEADS UP all you lovers of Liberty Lands! Come one, come all!!! Come help your neighborhood park sparkle!!! Starts at 9am, runs until about 2pm, depending on the weather. Come out and help your urban greenspace stay awesome! Come out and get reconnected with your park community! Lots of projects and tasks […]

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of March 7, 2016

PRESENT: Matt Ruben, President; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Troy Crichton; Larry Freedman; Jesse Gardner; Monika Kreidie; Sasi Judd; Jeremy Lindemann; Don Phillips; Barbara Saverino; Chris Somers; Anne Waginger. ABSENT:  Michael Coyne, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer. The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:06 p.m. Motion: By Anne Waginger, seconded by Don Phillips:“To approve […]

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